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  • Kevin Kovac
    A convert from big-block modified racing, Kevin is a senior writer and editor with DirtonDirt.com. He lives in Ephrata, Pa.
  • Todd Turner
    Todd lives in Louisville, Ky., and serves as managing editor for DirtonDirt.com.
  • Dave Argabright
    Dave lives in Fishers, Ind., and has been an auto racing broadcaster and writer for more than 30 years.
  • Dustin Jarrett
    Dustin lives in Ada, Ohio, and is the announcer at the legendary Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
  • Robert Holman
    Robert lives in Lynchburg, Tenn., and is the editor & publisher of the Moore County News. Along with operating Jimmy Gray Motorsports, he's covered Dirt Late Model racing since 1990.
  • Kelley Carlton
    Kelley Carlton lives in Woodruff, S.C., and is the director of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. He also operates a marketing, public relations and event management firm.
  • Michael Rigsby
    Michael lives in Bloomington, Ill., and serves as CEO and videographer for DirtonDirt.com
Todd Turner Dave Argabright Kevin Kovac Robert Holman Kelley Carlton
February 25, 2016

High-flying Bloomquist


Scott Bloomquist won twice during Georgia-Florida Speedweeks — making nine consecutive years that he’s captured at least one feature during the February stretch of racing — and contended for several more checkered flags. With $47,000 in earnings over 15 events, he had a quite successful trip.

But the 52-year-old Hall of Famer’s most memorable moment during his nearly three weeks away from Mooresburg, Tenn., didn’t come at a racetrack — though it did involve breakneck speed. The MORE

February 22, 2016

DIRTcar Nationals superlatives


BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Recapping the 45th annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway park with a list of superlatives from three World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and three UMP DIRTcar-sanctioned events at the half-mile oval near Daytona Beach (complete Speedweeks coverage):

Best driver: No contest — it was Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., who capped one of the best Georgia-Florida Speedweeks efforts a driver has ever enjoyed (seven victories) with a standout performance at MORE

February 15, 2016

East Bay superlatives

GIBSONTON, Fla. — Recapping the 40th annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway with a list of superlatives from six Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events at the third-mile oval near Tampa (complete Speedweeks coverage):

Best driver: A split decision between Lucas Oil Series rivals Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., and Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., who resumed their 2015 status as the national tour’s top two drivers. After both drivers parked their own equipment for MORE

January 18, 2016

Wild West superlatives

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TUCSON, Ariz. Recapping the 10th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout at USA Raceway with a list of superlatives from six unsanctioned miniseries events at the 3/8-mile oval (complete Tucson coverage):

Best driver: Who else? Miniseries champ Jonathan Davenport (pictured) of Blairsville, Ga., the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series champion who won three of six races and never finished worse than fifth. He totalled nearly $28,000 in earnings as the driver to watch every single night.


January 4, 2016

Gunning for $250,000


Darrell Lanigan is a guy who’s known to enjoy some casino gambling when he has some rare free time, so he seemed like a good person to put some odds on the likelihood of a driver earning the huge bonus money associated with the Keyser’s Quarter-Million Challenge during the Jan. 9-17 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by Black Diamond-Club 29 Race Cars at USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. | Complete Tucson coverage | Order pay-per-view video

Does the 45-year-old Dirt Late Model star MORE