March 04, 2015

MONSTER JAM® TO DEBUT NEW SHOW AT BUBBA RACEWAY PARK IN OCALA

by Scott McAllister
(Palmetto, FL) MONSTER JAM®, the world’s largest specialized motor sports live event tour playing to over 5 million fans annually and televised on FOX Sports 1, will debut an all-new event format at the tour’s return to Ocala and Bubba Raceway Park on Friday, Saturday and Sunday April 17th – 19th. Looking to continue its explosive growth and attendance, Monster Jam drives into the Ocala / Gainesville market following record setting sold out 2015 events inside Florida’s major stadium venues including Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium, Orlando’s Citrus Bowl Stadium, and Jacksonville’s EverBank Field. 1,500-horsepower, 10,000-pound Monster Jam Trucks will headline the Bubba Raceway Park event, but will compete in a new and never before seen format and competition. For the first time, 8 Monster Jam trucks will compete in Ocala (previous shows featured 6 trucks), with the monster trucks split into 2 teams creating a team versus team competition format. Never before and maybe never again, Team Grave Digger will feature FOUR Grave Digger team trucks including Grave Digger The Legend, Son Uva Digger, Grave Digger, and a to be announced 4th Grave Digger team truck. The four-truck Grave Digger team will face off against a team of Monster Jam’s bad boys including Mohawk Warrior, Monster Mutt Rottweiler, Metal Mulisha, and Dooms Day. Fans will be thrilled by eight of the biggest names on the Monster Jam World Tour, with 7 of these 8 trucks having never before appeared in Ocala. Equally as… read more
February 28, 2015

Attention Race Fans

by Scott McAllister
After consulting with drivers and teams, Bubba Raceway Park and Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Officials have cancelled tonight's event due to inclement weather and there will be no make-up date. Join us next Friday for opening night of our 2015 racing… read more
February 28, 2015

It's all Reutzel at Bubba Raceway Park with Lucas Oil ASCS

by Scott McAllister
OCALA, Fla. (February 27, 2015) The Lucas Oil American Sprint Series presented by MAVTV American Real paid its first visit Florida's Bubba Raceway Park with Aaron Reutzel picking up his second Protect the Harvest A-Feature win of the 2015 season.… read more
February 23, 2015

DARLAND STRETCHES NATIONAL WIN STREAK TO 23 YEARS WITH SUNDAY OCALA WIN

by BRP Media
Ocala, Florida…….Dave Darland added to the most impressive streak in USAC history on Sunday night at Bubba Raceway Park, as he added another AMSOIL National Sprint Car win to his list and made it 23 consecutive seasons with at least one win in a… read more
February 22, 2015

NIGHT 2 "WINTER DIRT GAMES" WIN BELONGS TO BACON

by BRP Media
Ocala, Florida…….Defending AMSOIL Sprint Car National Champion Brady Bacon wasted very little time getting himself into the win column with the 2015 tour, as he led all thirty laps and held on after a final-lap challenge from Chase Stockon to take… read more
February 21, 2015

BALLOU OPENS 2015 WITH "WINTER DIRT GAMES VI" WIN

by BRP Media
Ocala, Florida…….Robert Ballou opened the 2015 AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship much the way he ended last season, as he fended off 2014 series champion Brady Bacon and drove away for the opening night win in “Winter Dirt Games VI.” The… read more

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UMP Open-Wheel Modifieds Attack Bubba Raceway Park

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This week at Bubba Raceway Park the UMP Open-Wheel Modifieds headline the night with the Late Models, Mini Stocks, Amsoil V-8 Thunderstocks, and Gladiators all racing for points as well. Just like every week, the drivers will be looking for some major points nights in search of a championship.

Last season when the UMP Open-Wheel Modifieds came to Bubba Raceway Park everyone was looking for Jeff Mathews and Kyle Bronson for they dominated the season. That, however, is a past season, and the 2010 Amsoil V-8 Thunderstock champion at Bubba Raceway Park, Scott Mooers, will be looking to battle as well as Garett Stewart and Wayne Hammond. The winner will take the points lead and this could set the tone for the 2011 season.

The Late Models, however, have a different story. Tyler Ivey, a part-time driver at Bubba Raceway Park in 2010, is the points leader after the Mike Peters Open and he can win anytime he hits the clay. "Catfish" Keith Nosbisch is always a front-runner at Bubba Raceway Park and he would love to put the 02 machine in victory circle. Never forget that Ivedent Lloyd, Jr. can bring the 21 to Bubba Raceway Park and compete and the same of the #58 of Big Frog Motorsports' Mark Whitener. The season is still up for grabs!

After 2 races, Jason Gamble hasn't relinquished control of the Amsoil V-8 Thunderstocks champion standings, but the longer he does that the bigger the target on his back. Ray Wheeler and Chad Scranton have been right there with Gamble and either could take the victory circle to no one's surprise. Brian Shea has had 2 consecutive top-10 runs and if the opportunity arises he will take the chance to put the #19 in victory lane. Jason Blackner will be back trying to avenge last week's bad luck, and a win would be a great return.

Ray Folwell continues to win and will do all in his power to keep doing the same. Charlie Staats has had 2 strong runs and will attempt to put the 09 in the victory circle. Ray Rogers continues to put his Mini Stock up front, and points do equal championships, and with top 5s come wins. Nick Kerr, the 2010 Mini Stocks champion, is still searching for a win in 2010, but he could take it at any time. Ryan Babcock wants to put the 9 at the front and after a top 5 2 weeks ago, Babcock knows he can do it.

Steve Cox took the first feature for the Gladiators in 2011 and what's better then a repeat? Collin Kruse and Bubba Puyear would love to take the fight to Cox and will do all in their power to take the win. Reid Christiensen was always a threat in 2010 when he ran the 30 and nothing less is expected in 2011. Jason Burnside will be looking to get the 985 in victory lane, but only time will tell for the Gladiators.

At Bubba Raceway Park the gates open at 5 with racing at 8. For more information check out www.bubbaracewaypark.com or call the Speedway hot line.

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Nov 04, 2014

Attention Emod Drivers and Teams

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Effective immediately, the E-Mod division at Bubba Raceway Park will make the following…