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USAC RETURNS TO SUNSHINE STATE FOR 2012 SPRINT OPENERS

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USAC RETURNS TO SUNSHINE STATE FOR 2012 SPRINT OPENERS
BUBBA ARMY “WINTER DIRT GAMES” AT OCALA FEB. 9-10-11

The 2012 USAC racing season officially gets under way with a return visit to the Sunshine State of Florida as the Bubba Army “Winter Dirt Games” unfold February 9-10-11 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala.

Three nights of pulsating AMSOIL National Sprint Car thunder on one of the nation’s most exciting 3/8-mile dirt ovals kick off the 2012 campaign in the state where USAC outdoor racing began 56 years ago.

Bob Sweikert, winner of the 1955 Indianapolis 500, won USAC’s first outdoor race, a Sprint race at Southland Speedway in West Palm Beach, in February of 1956 and this February the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint cars made their Ocala debut on the unique D-shaped oval. Damion Gardner of Concord, Calif. nearly swept the three nights of racing, winning twice and finishing fourth to Bryan Clauson in the other feature.

“We’re truly excited about returning to Florida in February,” says USAC’s Dave Brzozowski, who oversees the AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series. “Everybody likes to go where the sun shines that time of year and it seems like there’s not much of it in the Midwest. We obviously look forward to the Bubba Army “Winter Dirt Games” and the fun times which abound during that time of year.”

USAC’s AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series always provides memorable action for race fans and the battle for the 2011 championship continues to hold the nation’s attention, with Levi Jones hard-pressed in his attempt to become the series’ first five-time driving champion. Jones kicked off the 2010 season with “top-10” finishes in all three Ocala features and was the fastest qualifier twice, setting the track record of 14.758 seconds on the final night.

A special practice session for all participants is planned on Wednesday night, February 8.

More details regarding accompanying events and information about race headquarter hotels will be released as they become available.

BUBBA RACEWAY PARK NEWStHE LATEST NEWS, RESULTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

November 22, 2014

Attention Race Fans

by Scott McAllister
After consulting with drivers and teams, Bubba Raceway Park and NeSmith Late Model Officials have cancelled tonight's event due to inclement weather. The $10,000 to Win NeSmith Crate Late Model show has been rescheduled for January 31st, 2015. Join us next week for the 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Leftover Classic for the Top Gun Sprints, Open-Wheel Modifieds, Mini Sprints, Hobby Stocks and V8 Thunderstocks. For more information, call 352-622-9400. read more
November 22, 2014

LANIGAN EARNS POLE FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE AT BUBBA RACEWAY PARK

by NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series
Darrell Lanigan of Union, KY drove the #1L Darrell Lanigan Racing Special to victory in the first 15-lap Heat Race on Friday night to earn the pole position for the $10,000-to-win 100-lap 10th Annual Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race on… read more
November 19, 2014

ALL-STAR DRIVER LINE-UP GIVES HIGH ANTICIPATION FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE

by Scott McAllister
CARTERSVILLE, GA – The anticipation is high for the $10,000-to-win 100-lap 10th Annual Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race for the NeSmith Late Models this Thursday through Saturday at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL. This is due to the… read more
November 15, 2014

Preparations are under way at Bubba Raceway Park for the 10th Annual NeSmith Crate Late Model World Championships

by Scott McAllister
$1000 to Win E-Mod Show Added as Support Class (Ocala, FL) – As the racing season for 2014 begins winding down across Florida for many tracks, the action at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala is about to pick up in a big way as the NeSmith Crate Late… read more
November 15, 2014

Bubba Raceway Park Results for 11/15/2014

by BRP Media
Modified - Feature Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Race Points 1 7 18JO J.o. Nobles Nahunta , Ga 50.00 2 8 61 Ronald Soltis Ocala , Fl 48.00 3 13 64 Austin Sanders Seffner , Fl 46.00 4 12 78 Rich Pratt Anthony , Fl 44.00 5 9 67 Garrett Stewart… read more
November 09, 2014

Bubba Raceway Park Results for 11-08-2014

by Scott McAllister
Due to the inclement weather, Bubba Raceway Park Officials have cancelled tonight’s event. Join us next week for Open-Wheel Modifieds, TQ Late Models, Hobby Stocks, E-Mods and V8 Thunderstocks. read more

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