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Xtreme DIRTcar Series Shifts Cherokee Race to Sunday, Jan. 26
In the midst of a rain-filled week, DIRTcar Racing and Cherokee Speedway officials decided to move this Saturday's Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series event to next Sunday, Jan. 26, creating a huge weekend with a previously scheduled event on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Georgia's Cochran Motor Speedway. The Cherokee Feature will remain a 40-lap, $5,000-to-win race for the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series, and the day will still include $1,000-to-win 602 Late Model, $1,000-to-win Stock Outlaw RWYB, $600-to-win Thunder Bomber and $500-to-win Extreme 4 FWD races.
Xtreme DIRTcar Series Event at Cochran Canceled, Cherokee Set for Sunday
A rainy couple of weeks have saturated the grounds at Cochran Motor Speedway, forcing Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series and track officials to cancel Saturday's scheduled event. The event will not be made up. The Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series will continue on Sunday at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC, with a 40-lap, $5,000-to-win event, which also includes $1,000-to-win 602 Late Model, $1,000-to-win Stock Outlaw RWYB, $600-to-win Thunder Bomber and $500-to-win Extreme 4 FWD races.
BAILES' BIG DAY OUT: South Carolinian dominates at Cherokee
It's never easy to pull off the coveted "clean sweep" of the competition in a Super Late Model race, especially one at Cherokee Speedway against some of the Southeast's best drivers. But Clover, SC-native Ross Bailes made it look easy on Sunday afternoon by leading every lap en route to his first career Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series victory over Casey Roberts and Johnny Pursley. Bailes' journey to perfection started in Qualifying, where he turned a burning lap of 14.568 seconds and set a new track record. From there, he went on to get the win in Heat 1 which set him up for an outside-pole redraw result.
Expanded Broadcast Schedule Announced for 2020
There are exciting things happening all around with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, one being the expanded broadcast schedule for 2020. Between four major networks: MAVTV Motorsports Network, NBCSN, CBS Sports Network, and CBS, fans will have access to live events, re-airings, and highlights from every event on the schedule. Not everyone is able to make it to all of the Lucas Dirt events and experience the smell of race fuel, the feel of dirt flying, and the sound of 850 plus horsepower machines roaring around the track. That is why, with the help of four major television networks, fans will be able to watch 34 live events with original, high definition content from the comfort of your home. In addition to these live events, the action continues with multiple re-airings on the four major networks, along with highlights and interviews from every event, all season.
Bloomquist prevails in Blue Gray 100 at Cherokee Speedway - Spartanburg Herald Journal
GAFFNEY - The month of October is best known for the scary ghosts and goblins that invade everyone's porches on Halloween. A guest to Cherokee Speedway's premier fall classic turned out to be just as frightful to the competition as he carried on an ...
Pruitt breaking barriers as young racer - Shelby Star
In 2009, Boiling Springs native Brayden Pruitt had just been racing four cylinders for a few months when she entered the World Crown 4-Cylinder Nationals at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, S.C. She wound up taking the title in her division - the first ...
Rambo, on a roll, wins at Lancaster - Gaston Gazette
3 at Cherokee Speedway and led all 30 laps to win his fourth Shrine 100 on Aug. 14 at Carolina Speedway. He captured the fastest time in qualifying and a $200 bonus for the Blair Ferguson Memorial Pole Award from the Allison and Chris Ferguson families ...
Woman hurt in race car accident sues Cherokee Speedway - Spartanburg Herald Journal
Cherokee Speedway owner Lennie Buff said he hasn't seen a copy of the lawsuit, but said the incident was a "freak accident" and the speedway constantly looks for ways to enhance safety for its guests. "Our accident insurance people look one or two ...