• Extreme 4 has $1,000 purse Aug. 24

    The Extreme 4 Division at Lancaster Motor Speedway will be racing for $1,000 to win Aug. 24.
    This race marks the second time the Extreme 4 Division will be racing for $1,000 to win, because the second annual Phillip Knight Memorial race, held Aug. 10, was also a $1,000 to win.
    Chris Baker posted his second straight Phillip Knight Memorial race win and the $1,000 payday last Saturday night at LMS.
    Baker said he’s hoping the win will provide key momentum as he seeks his second straight win for another big payday at the half-mile dirt track.

  • Knight Memorial features exciting night

    The second annual Phillip Knight Memorial Race provided area race fans with another thrilling night of dirt track racing action.
    - In the Vintage main event, the Ford of Johnny Starkey notched a hard-fought win over Shaun Crook.
    Top 5: Starkey, Crook, Michael Deese, Andy Templin and Joe Howie.
    - The Super Stock saw Timbo Mangum dominate on his way to picking up his second straight Phillip Knight Memorial race win.
    Top 5: Mangum, Andrew Baker, Brandy Baker, Michael Chaney and Andrew Winderl.

  • Speedway action off on Aug. 17

    Lancaster Motor Speedway co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Munn have decided to take off Saturday, Aug. 17.
    This idle night at the raceway will give the fans and drivers of Lancaster Motor Speedway a chance to attend the local high school football jamboree that night.
    The annual Founders Federal Credit Union Kickoff Classic is set that night at Andrew Jackson High School’s Volunteer Stadium, where all four county football teams will be competing.

  • Marion captures first win on 2019 season

    “The Gentleman,” James Marion, finally saw his bad luck end Saturday night, taking the Renegade win at Lancaster Motor Speedway.
    After numerous blown motors, wrecks and just plain bad luck happening to the driver of the No. 75 machine on the 2019 racing season, this win was sweet for him.
    For most of the race, Richard Montgomery led, while Brandy Baker, Brady Kirk and Marion followed.
    Montgomery held off every challenge.
    Marion hounded Montgomery for the lead, pulling up beside him on numerous occasions.

  • Knight Memorial pays bonus to feature winners

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is slated to host the 2nd Annual Phillip Knight Memorial on Saturday, Aug. 10, with bonus money going to the feature winner in every division.  
    This includes $1,200 to the winner of the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model feature and $1,000 to the Mid East Modified Tour series winner.
    The Renegade, SECA Crate Sportsman, Thunder Bomber, Extreme 4 and Super Stock divisions will all pay $1,000 to the winner.
    The winner’s purse for the Vintage and Pure Stock V8 division on Aug. 10 is $500.

  • Artie Brownell ends win drought at LMS

    A name synonymous with Carolinas dirt racing returned to victory lane Saturday night at Lancaster Motor Speedway after a much-too-long absence.
    Artie Brownell, who dominated at the half-mile dirt track in the early 90s, nabbed the Super Stock division checkers for his first win of the 2019 season and first win in a number of years.
    A second-generation driver, Artie Brownell is the son of LMS legend Carol Brownell, a 2005 speedway hall of fame inductee.

  • Speedway honors Huey Knight with memorial race Aug. 3

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is set to honor one of the most legendary figures to ever grace its historical half-mile dirt race track.
    The Huey Knight Memorial Race, set for Aug. 3, will honor the late great Huey Knight, one of the most famous and legendary men of Lancaster Motor Speedway.
    Knight has roots at the track going back to its early days some 65 years ago.
    If there was ever a Mount Rushmore created of LMS legends, you can bet Huey Knight would be there.

  • Intense racing sparks hot night at speedway

    Intense racing action highlighted a blazing hot July night at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday.
    The action will likely be some LMS fans and drivers will remember for a long time.
    The action was heated on and off the track at the half-mile dirt oval.
    In the Vintage Division, Shaun Crook took the tough win in a highly competitive battle with Johnny Starkey. Top five: Crook, Starkey, Michael Deese, Kenneth Deese and Brandy Baker.

  • Speedway demolition derby July 27

    For the first time in more than 10 years, Lancaster Motor Speedway will host a demolition derby July 27.
    The Carolina Derby Promotions will be hosting the event, a front wheel drive class demolition derby.
    This is a cheap way to get involved in the demolition derby through the Front Wheel Drive Class.
    The demolition derby will be taking place on the track’s front straightaway, so all the fans in the grandstands will have a front row seat to the intense beating and banging and ultimate destruction.

  • Track to collect money for Hawkins family Saturday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be collecting donations Saturday night for track announcer Doug Hawkins.
    His wife, Brandi Hawkins, has been hospitalized for some time and drivers will carry their helmets through the grandstands during intermission to collect money to help with her hospital expenses.
    I will also be accepting donations in the pits, along with LMS personnel Shannon Munn and Eric Caskey.
    Track photographer Ashley Gardner, will also donate the proceeds from all photo sales on Saturday to the Hawkinses.