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Racing

  • Salem Speedway Point Standings

     Lucas Oil Super Stocks

    1.   Todd Kempf........... 501    Huntingburg, IN

    2.   Chris French........... 495    Vine Grove, KY

    3.   Tony Johnson........... 470    Louisville, KY

    4.   Mike Sharp........... 467    Cox’s Creek, KY

    5.   Jerry Norris........... 446    Louisville, KY

  • 52nd Annual Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial unofficial results

     Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series

    Fast Qualifier: Brian Gerster, 14.169 (New Track Record)

    First Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Jimmy McCune, 2. Aaron Pierce, 3. Brian Gerster, 4. Tim Cox, 5. Ryan Litt, 6. Chris Neuenschwander, 7. Jeff Bloom

    Second Heat Race (8-Laps): 1. Brian Olson, 2. JoJo Helberg, 3. Mike Larrison, 4. Kyle Flint, 5. Ryan Myers, 6. Troy DeCaire, 7. Jason Blonde

  • 52nd annual James/O'Connor Memorial at Salem Speedway Aug. 6

     SALEM, IN, August 1 – The 52nd running of one of the most historic sprint car races in the nation is set to take place at Salem Speedway on Saturday night, as the Must See Racing (MSR) Xtreme Sprint Series visits the venerable high banks for the Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial.

  • USAC Sprints scratched from James/O'Connor Memorial

      SALEM, Ind. – Salem Speedway management announced today that the USAC National Pavement Sprint Car series has been removed from the event schedule for the upcoming Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial.

     

    In making the announcement Salem Speedway general manager Richard Deaton said, “Due to the fact that we have been informed by USAC officials that a low car count is expected, possibly as few as six cars, it leaves us with no other option than to drop USAC from the event.”

     

  • Salem Speedway Saturday Night Thunder unofficial results

     The unofficial results from the JayC Food Stores SATURDAY NIGHT THUNDER at Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana, Saturday, July 23, 2011:

     

    UMRA TQ Midgets

     

    Fast Qualifier: Jeff Goff, 15.40

    Heat Race Winners: Travis Welpott and Johnny Goft

  • Field is set for inaugural Salem Speedway "Faster Pastor Race to take place on July 23

    SALEM, Ind. – The field is set for the inaugural “Faster Pastor Race” to take place on July 23rd at Salem Speedway as part of the JayC Food Stores Saturday Night Thunder.

    Ministers from nine Kentuckiana area churches have accepted the challenge to strap in a Six Sigma Front Wheel Drive Stockcar and go head-to-head on the quarter-mile Salem Speedway infield oval to determine who in fact the “Faster Pastor” is.

  • RESULTS: Firecracker 200 at Salem Speedway

     The unofficial results of the Firecracker 200 at Salem Speedway July 10:

    1. 00-Brett Hudson, Owensboro, KY

    2. 28-Jason Thompson, Shirley, IN

    3. 86-Shawn Smith, Louisville, KY

    4. 7-Tony Conway, Louisville, KY

    5. 12-Kyle Hadley, Louisville, KY

    6. 01-Johnny Magee, Carthage, IN

    7. 71-Chad Hall, Orleans, IN

    8. 9-Todd Kempf, Huntingburg, IN

    9. 96-Donnie Woodard, Jeffersonville, IN

    10. 67-Brian Moore, Clarksville, IN

    11. 17-Justin Pirtle, Salem, IN

  • RESULTS: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Inaugural UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway

     NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Inaugural UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway - Top Ten Race Results:

     

    1. 18-Kyle Busch, Dollar General Toyota

    2. 29-Parker Kilgerman, Penske Truck Rental Dodge

    3. 62-Brendan Gaughan, South Point Hotel & Casino Toyota

    4. 30-Todd Bodine, Georgia Boot Toyota

    5. 23-Jason White, Gunbroker.com Chevrolet

    6. 2-Elliott Sadler, Hunt Bros. Pizza Chevrolet

    7. 22-Joey Coulter, RCR/Rip It Chevrolet

    8. 81-David Starr, Akzo Nobel-ASI Limited/Zachry Toyota

  • Rain halts firecracker 200: Race will resume on Sunday July 10

     SALEM, Ind. – The Papa John’s Firecracker 200 was halted by rain on Sunday evening at Salem Speedway and will be resumed one week later.

    Will Kimmel of Sellersburg, Ind., was leading the race when the red flag was displayed on lap 53 due to lightning in the immediate area.  Heavy rains started shortly after the race was stopped and the decision was then made to reschedule the remainder of the event.

  • 22nd Annual Papa John's Firecracker 200 July 3rd at Salem Speedway

     SALEM, Ind. – Racing returns to Salem Speedway on Sunday, July 3rd, as the Papa John’s Firecracker 200 continues a holiday tradition on the famed southern Indiana high banks.

    The 22nd annual classic, paying $5,000 to win, also includes the “Freedom 50” for the Global Assembly Pure Stocks and the “Independence 50” for the Six Sigma Front Wheel Drive Stocks on the quarter-mile infield oval.