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Sell Wins The Battle Glaser Wins The War

By Ben Deatherage Lebanon, Oregon- He is referenced to as “Catfish” but as he said in his post race interview a catfish has to come up for air sometime.  Cody Sell of Shedd dominated the field by railing around the 1/3-mile oval of Willamette Speedway in the DIRTcar Super Late Model feature on Saturday September 22nd.   Sell would pilot the Left Coast Motorsports/South Pacific Auto Sale and Service Center #44 Swartz to the lead on lap seventeen after a brief battle with then leader Rob Mayea.  Cody then would ... Read More »

Championship Night A Good One At Willamette Speedway

By Ben Deatherage The final point race of 2012 closed out in exciting fashion on a cool evening on Saturday September 22nd.  All five regular divisions were on the night’s card which included the DIRTcar Super Late Models, USRA Modifieds, Sportsman, Classic Sportsman, and Mini Trucks.  The weekend was kicked off with a fantastic Kart race on Friday evening for night one of the End Of Summer Bash (results below).   Pete Haag of Alvadore managed to earn his second Mini Truck main event win of the season.  It would ... Read More »

Glaser Gets Fifth Willamette DIRTcar Super Late Model Win

By Ben Deatherage Lebanon, Oregon- The 2012 season has been a highly successful one for Trevor Glaser.  As of lately the Tangent driver has torn up the competition at Willamette Speedway by winning the Bill Workman Memorial and Willamette 100 among achievements this campaign.  The chauffer of Mid-Valley Farms/Crop Production Services #2 Trak-Star has won the three out of the last five DIRTcar Super Late Model features including last Saturday night on September 15th.   In the first laps of the feature it was a battle amongst the young lions ... Read More »

Glaser Wins Workman Memorial

By Ben Deatherage Lebanon, Oregon- The Tangent Mafia went wild at the drop of the checkered flag at Willamette Speedway when their driver Trevor Glaser earned the win beating veteran driver Russ Sell to the line.  The finish was the climax of an epic battle between the two storied drivers that lasted nearly the entire race that took place on Sunday September 2nd that featured both the DirtCar Super Late Models and DAA Northwest Extreme Late Model Series presented by Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes.  The feature went a distance of sixty-four ... Read More »

Sell, Smith, Yeack, and Lehman Visit Victory Lane

By Ben Deatherage The madness of Labor Day weekend officially started on Saturday September 1st with the first night of the Bill Workman Memorial.  The DirtCar Super Late Models and DAA Northwest Extreme Late Model Series presented by Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes would be billed at the top of the card and competed in preliminary events as well as the Race of Champions.  Classes also in action were Sportsman, Classic Sportsman, and the Mini Trucks.   Russ Sell managed to capture the Late Model Race of Champions victory it mark the ... Read More »

Jeremy Shank Earns Second Career Strawberry Cup Victory

By Ben Deatherage Lebanon, Oregon- For the second time in his decorated career Jeremy Shank the driver of the Left Coast Motorsports/South Pacific Auto Center #30 Swartz won the forty-lap prestigious Strawberry Cup presented by Napa Auto Parts.  The Strawberry Cup is a race that dates back to the Lebanon Meadows horse track with the Linn County Hardtop Association dating back to the 1950’s.  The last three Strawberry Cups had been won by three different winners until Saturday June 2nd when Shank added to his 2010 Strawberry Cup victory.   ... Read More »

Willamette Speedway Prepares For Strawberry Cup Weekend; Karts On Friday

By Ben Deatherage Lebanon, Oregon- It’s that time of the year again and it has come surprisingly early to the Willamette Speedway.  After completing three races in 2012 the annual prestigious Strawberry Cup presented by Napa Auto Parts will take place on Saturday June 2nd.  The weekend will open up with the 2012 season opener for the Kart program on Friday June 1st.   The first race of the season for the Karts will feature the upcoming racing talent competing under the lights in the infield of the larger track.  ... Read More »

Russ Sell Captures Clair Cup For First Win Of 2012

By Ben Deatherage Lebanon, Oregon- Despite four cautions and some moments where it looked like he might have lost the lead Russ Sell of Brownsville stayed out in front of the competition to win the finale in the Clair Cup on Sunday May 27th at the Willamette Speedway.  The chauffer of the 99.9 KRKT Cricket Country/Left Coast Motorsports #50 Swartz led all fifty laps in the feature to add to his 2010 Clair Arnold Memorial victory at the historic 1/3 oval located in Lebanon.   Starting on the outside front ... Read More »

Casey Vitale Opens Season With Late Race Pass For The Win At Lebanon

By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Steve Curtis/RaceImages.net) Lebanon, Oregon- It looked as if Albany driver Casey Vitale’s terrific night at the Willamette Speedway would result in a second place finish until on lap twenty-six he made a move for the race lead and went on to capture the victory.  The X-Factor Race Cars/Trademark Transmissions #3V won the first DirtCar Super Late Model feature of the season at the Lebanon facility in front of a large crowd after starting deep in the field.  Even before that point the team was ... Read More »

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PRIZE MONEY INCREASE AND RESTRUCTURED RACE FORMAT FOR 2012 DREAM Ferris Commercial Mowers Involvement Enhances June 8 & 9 Marquee Late Model Event

ROSSBURG, Ohio (April 25) — Eldora Speedway officials announced today a restructured race format and increase in prize money for the $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Commercial Mowers on Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9. With the support of the Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group and its Ferris brand, the commercial mower industry leader, comes a new level of excitement for the marquee event; including posted awards of nearly $210,000 and an exciting enhancement to the already competitive race format. At $100,000-to-win, the 18th annual ... Read More »

DIRTcar Western Region Update: DIRTcar Northwest I-5 Late Model Series Opens ’11 Sked This Weekend; Big DIRTcar Regional Twin Bill On Tap In New Mexico

CONCORD, NC – July 1, 2011 – HOLIDAY TRIPLEHEADER: It’s arguably the biggest weekend of DIRTcar Late Model racing in the Northwest this season – and it’s shaping up to be a showdown between Oregon’s hottest pair of full-fender drivers. Trevor Glaser of Tangent, Ore., and Rob Mayea of Bend, Ore., will lead the pack into this weekend’s season-opening holiday tripleheader for the DIRTcar Northwest I-5 Late Model Series, which visits Willamette Speedway in Lebanon, Ore., for the two-day Clair Arnold Memorial on Saturday and Sunday (July 2-3) and Cottage ... Read More »