Tag: Eldora Speedway

Sprint Cars

CHASING THE CROWN: David Gravel Eyes First Kings Royal Title

For more than a decade now, David Gravel has been battling and bettering himself in preparation to take the throne. At 29-years-old, the Watertown, CT native has more than proven himself to the world. He owns 64 career World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series wins, a Knoxville Nationals title, and multiple National

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Checkered Past

Checkered Past: Eldora Nationals

It was Eldora Speedway’s first multi-night Sprint Car festival. It began six years before the Kings Royal and 17 seasons ahead of the Historical Big One. It was the Eldora Nationals and like everything by Earl Baltes, it was a big deal in 1978. Eldora had staged a trial run in 1976 when the first

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Sprint Cars

WINNING PACE: Brad Sweet focused on more wins, big money

Brad Sweet ended the first half of the 2021 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series season with 12 wins and a more than a 90-point lead in the championship standings. Not good enough. Not for Sweet. At least, not yet. With two World of Outlaws championship trophies – earned back-to-back in 2019

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Late Models

STICK SIGNALS EPISODE 18: Brandon Overton

In this week’s episode, we sit down with the hottest name in Late Model Racing, Brandon Overton. We talk about his two “Dream” wins at Eldora, and what’s going through his head just days after winning $273,000. Next up on the driver's schedule is The Firecracker 100 at Lernerville Speedway, the track where he got
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Madden finishes 2nd at "The Dream"
Late Models

OHIO SMOKE: Madden scores second place finish at “The Dream”

A $126,000 prize was in Chris Madden’s grasp. He just took the lead from Brandon Overton and looked to have Saturday’s Dirt Late Model Dream win in his sight at Eldora Speedway. But the Gray Court, SC driver was battling “Big Sexy”, the man searching for his second “Dream” win in 36 hours. Madden tried

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Gustin finishes 2nd at Eldora
Late Models

FEAR THE REAPER: Gustin grabs podium at Eldora

“We can be like they are.” That’s a lyric you’ll find in Blue Oyster Cult’s famous song “Don’t Fear the Reaper.” Ryan Gustin, aka “The Reaper,” proved he can be like the prime contenders at Eldora Speedway Friday night, finishing second in his preliminary Feature at the DIRTcar sanctioned 26th annual Dirt Late Model Dream.

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Sheppard finishes 5th at Eldora
Late Models

TAKE FIVE: Sheppard holds on for fifth at “The Dream”

Leading a 100-lap race can be a blessing and a curse, especially during a crown jewel. Thursday’s 27th Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway was no different. The race began on a good note for three-time and defending Series champion Brandon Sheppard. He started on the pole and led the first 60 laps of

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Weiss shines at Eldora
Late Models

CROWN JEWEL CONFIDENCE: Weiss shines on night one at Eldora

In a two-day show where every lap matters, a good start on night one can make or break you. For World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models driver Ricky Weiss, it puts him closer to finding a “Dream-Like” Victory Lane. The Headingly, MB campaigner finished fourth in the first of two $10,000-to-win Features Wednesday during

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