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Local Racing

  • Slideways RC (Sept. 14)

    Saturday, Sept. 14

    Kidz Modz

    1. Blane Pruett (33P), 82 points (hard charger)

  • Leigh wins fourth race at Slideways

    Zach Leigh continued his mastery of the Kidz Modz on Saturday, winning for the fourth straight week in the Slideways RC points series.

    Leigh has not lost during the points series and holds a 27-point lead in the standings.

    In the adult stock division, Don Hatfill would pick up his first win in the points series, and Stacy Stewart earned his second straight feature win in the Outlaw Modifieds.

  • Fayette County Speedway (Results from Aug. 30 and Sept. 6)

    FRIDAY, SEPT. 6
    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.    BUD1   LARRY ANDERSON
    2.            25C         CRAIG KERN
    3.            N59        CHAD EVANS
    4.            128   ZACH SCHANTZ
    FEATURE

  • Two repeat as Slideways winners

    Two racers repeated as feature winners in the second week of the Slideways RC points series.

    Zach Leigh was victorious in the Kidz Modz, and Josh Lofland again took first in the outlaw modifieds on Saturday, giving him a 20-point cushion in the standings.

    Dru Bennett was the winner in the adult modifieds in his first points race, giving him three wins in three overall appearances at Slideways.

    The winners of the two-point hard charger bonus were Blane Pruett, Kidz Modz; John Brackenbush, adult modifieds; and B.J. Deal, outlaw modifieds.

  • Racing begins Friday

    By Kristopher Blankenship

    Fayette County Speedway promoter Charlie Depew opened the track for practice over the weekend to prepare for the 2014 racing season.  

    Several drivers were in attendance to test and tune their race cars in preparation for this Friday’s opening night. The pits and grandstand open at 5 p.m., with hot laps beginning at 7 p.m. Racing immediately follows hot laps.

    Admission is $30 for a pit pass, $10 for ages 13 and older, $5 for children ages 8-12 and free for children 7-and-under who attend with a paying adult.

  • Slideways RC (Aug. 29)

    Zach Leigh continued his dominance in the Kidz Modz on Saturday night, winning for the third straight week at Slideways RC.

    Leigh took the victory by two laps and leads the points standings by 17 points.

    Other winners on Saturday night were Jerod Ramsey in the adult stock, and Stacy Stewart in the outlaw modifieds.

    Racing in the points series will resume at the track on Sept. 7.

  • Fayette County Speedway Results (Aug. 16)

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 16TH
    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.         128 ZACH SCHANTZ
    2.            25C    CRAIG KERN
    3.            66    MICHAEL FOX
    4.            7   MARK LAMONT
    HEAT 2
    1.            N59   CHAD EVANS

  • Highside RC in Brownstown has improved over past year

    BROWNSTOWN – Highside RC has improved in many ways since the doors to the indoor remote-controlled racing dirt track opened about a year ago.

    Most notably, the track has become nationally sanctioned, allowing it to host national points events such as the “last-minute” race Highside will be running on Oct. 26.

    That day, Highside will be hosting one of the final races that can be counted toward the national DODC standings.

  • Leigh, Short and Lofland win in 1st week of Slideways series

    Slideways RC began racing in its inaugural eight-week points series on Saturday, drawing 46 cars to the event.

    In the Kidz Modz, Zach Leigh took the win, lapping the entire field in the A-main race, but just .132 seconds separated the second-, third- and fourth-place finishers.

    Jarrett Pasley earned two bonus points in the standings with the Hard Charger bonus by passing the most cars.

    In the adult modifieds, Justin Short drove the Bud1 car to victory by just .06 seconds over Jerod Ramsey, who was the Hard Charger winner for the class.

  • Slideways RC (Aug. 3)

    Saturday, Aug. 3
    Kidz Modz
    1. Blane Pruett (33P)
    2. Jarrett Pasley (8P)
    3. Matt Nash (27N)
    4. Dalton Davison (56)
    5. Cody Stewart 14S)
    6. Lucas McElroy 22)
    7. Zach MacCaslin (13)
    8. Zach Leigh
    9. Christopher Wells (01)
    10. Dalton Whitten 67 (DNS)