• Speedway to host opening of new Mud Bog track Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the grand opening of the LSS’s new Mud Bog track Nov. 21.
    The opening includes the new Lancaster Super Speedway ATV endurance and obstacle 8.8 acre complex and the Lancaster Super Speedway 280-foot Mud Bog competition pit.
    The official opening of the ATV Complex is at 10 a.m.
    The charge is $25 for all-day passes, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    The mud bog registration begins at 11 a.m.
    The mud bog area is open to the tire sizes 33- 35, 36-38, 40-42 and 44-46.

  • Speedway slates awards Saturday afternoon

    Lancaster Super Speedway will celebrate its 61st season with the annual LSS awards night Saturday, Nov. 14.
    Recognition and awards will be presented to the top five finishers in each division. The awards presentation begins at 2 p.m. in the pits on victory lane stage.
    The entry is through the pit gate ticket booth area. The grandstands are closed. Admission is free.
    Drivers are invited to bring their car for pictures, if they choose.

  • Sumter Speedway hosts Topless Turkey Day race

    Sumter Speedway in Sumter will host the the Topless Turkey Day race Saturday night, Nov. 14.
    This popular race has become one of the biggest draws in South Carolina racing.
    Drivers, from across the state, including Lancaster campaigners, look forward to attending and competing in this race each season.
    Divisions running include  the Outlaw Late Models, paying $1,000 to win (Limiteds, 525 and Crates combined).

  • Sumter Speedway presents Battle of the South on Saturday

    Sumter Speedway is presenting The Battle Of The South on Saturday, Nov. 7.
    The night’s headliner will be the $1,000-to-win Mid-Atlantic Street Stock Series, paying $800 to win in the Stock 4 Division.
    Other divisions running will be SECA Crate Late Models, Super Street, Street Stock, Stock V8 and Extreme 4. Pits admission is $25 and $15 for the grandstands.
    In the stands, all active military, retired military and children, age 11 and under, are free.

  • Sprint Cars ready to roll at Carolina, Cherokee tracks tonight, Saturday

    The USCS Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars will be highlighting two area Carolinas race tracks Friday and Saturday night this weekend, Oct. 30 and 31.
    Tonight, Friday, the USCS Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars will highlight racing action at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C., along with Limited Late Models $1,500 to win, SECA Crate Sportsman $500, Street Stock $500, Renegades $500 and USCS 600 Mini Sprints.
    Gates open at 5 p.m. with hot laps at 7:20. Heat races are set for 8. Admission prices are $20 for the grandstands and $30 for the pits.

  • Watkins wins Clash points title, rookie honor

    The 2015 racing season was one to dream about for “The Rock Hill Bad Boy,” Ben Watkins.
    Watkins started the racing season in a Super Late Model for the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series for the first time.
    This season was Watkins first full year racing a Super Late Model car. In previous seasons, Watkins had raced Lancaster Super Speedway, I-77 Speedway and Carolina Speedway in the Crate Sportsman and the Cherokee Speedway in Limited Late Models.
    Early on, Watkins enjoyed success with some finishes up front.

  • Cherokee Speedway to host Blue Gray 100 this weekend

    Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney will host the 25th annual Blue Gray 100 this weekend.
    Action begins tonight, Oct. 23 and continues Saturday, Oct. 24.
    The racing event is highlighted by the $12,000-to-win Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series main event Saturday night.
    The racing order tonight is the Thunder Bombers, Extreme 4 and Young Guns 4-Cylinders will qualify and run main events. The Stock 4 will qualify and run heat races, and an open practice for all other divisions is slated.

  • LSS drivers have solid showing at King of the Carolinas race

    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers ventured across the state line over the weekend for the King of The Carolina’s Races at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C.
    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers had a strong showing throughout the weekend, with Ben Watkins posting a seventh-place finish in the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series main event.
    Josh Langley was 17th in the Clash Super Late Model Series main after getting caught up in a wreck on the front straight away.

  • Watkins seeking to pad points

    The “Rock Hill Bad Boy” Ben Watkins is set to defend his Carolina Clash points lead this weekend at the King of the Carolinas race.
    The racing focus will be on Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C., for two busy nights for the driver known as the “Rock Hill Bad Boy,” Watkins.
    On Friday night, tonight, Watkins will be in his No. 16 Sandwood Racing Limited Late Model car at Carolina.
    The action has  qualifying and the main event for the Limited Late Model Division.

  • Carolina Speedway to host King of the Carolinas races

    The dirt track racing focus is on Carolina Speedway in Gastonia for the next week.
    Carolina Speedway will host the third annual King of the Carolinas racing event Oct. 15-17.
    The major racing event drew over 200 cars last year, with that many or more expected to compete at the Carolina Speedway track next week.
    With the 2015 Lancaster Super Speedway season completed, a host of LSS drivers are expected to be in the mix for the titles at the Carolina track.