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Racing

  • Shrine Race to roll Thursday

    Thursday night marks the return of a fan and driver favorite at Lancaster Super Speedway.

    Race fans and drivers have been asking to bring back the annual Shrine Race at Lancaster Motor Speedway, and it will finally return after 12 seasons Thursday.

    The Shrine Race, presented by the Jackson Shrine Club in Lancaster, will be one of the highlight races during the 2018 racing season.

    The race features a great cause to help the Jackson Shrine Club and the cripple and burned kids the Shriners support.

  • Shrine Race ready to roll Thursday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway roars back into action with a Thursday night special this week.

    The annual Shrine Race, a LMS fixture for years, but absent from the track schedule for the past few seasons, is set to make a return Thursday night at the half-mile dirt oval.

    LMS fans and drivers have been asking for this race to return to Lancaster Motor Speedway for years.

    New track co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Munn have listened and responded and the Shrine Race is headed back to the track.

  • Saturday race canceled, Shrine Race date set

    Hurricane Florence is expected to drop heavy rain on Lancaster County this weekend.

    Lancaster Motor Speedway co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Munn, with the forecast, have canceled the race for Saturday night.

    Fans, with the clear weather by midweek, can look to the track’s Shrine Race set for Thursday.

    Fans and drivers have been asking for this race to return to Lancaster Motor Speedway for years and years.

    Caskey and Munn have listened and the popular race is set.

  • David Laney double winner Saturday night

    David Laney captured a pair of wins to highlight racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    The Extreme 4 front row had Laney and Chris Baker.

    Laney and Baker, entering turn one, battled for the lead.

    Exiting turn two, Baker hit the outside wall hard to end his night. He walked away from the wreck OK. On the restart, Laney battled Ronnie Plyler, David McManus and Brad McManus for the lead.

    As the laps passed, and after numerous caution flags, Laney proved too tough and won.

  • Spin Spittle Memorial set Saturday

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is set to host and honor one of the top drivers to ever race at LMS and any track in the Carolinas.

    The Spin Spittle Memorial for the Vintage Division is set for Saturday at the half-mile dirt oval.

    Spittle was a factor in any race car he raced in back in the day, always a fixture in victory lane.

    Spin’s son Marty Spittle has dominated the Vintage Division for years at LMS and has become one of the popular Vintage drivers.

  • Garland Parker Hall of Fame Night at LMS

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is set to host the Garland Parker Hall of Fame Night on Saturday.

    The race will honor the late Garland Parker and the new inductees into the Lancaster Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.

    The LMS racing card will feature the SECA Crate Late Models, Super Stock, SECA Crate Sportsman, Renegade, Pure Stock V8, Thunder Bomber, Vintage and Extreme 4. One of the night’s highlights will be in the SECA Crate Late Model Division.

  • Mitchell cruises for Clash win

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Driver Zack Mitchell captured the Carolina Clash Super Late Models Series win to highlight racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    Mitchell and Ben Watkins were on the front row for the Clash.

    At the green flag to start the race, Mitchell, Watkins, Dennis “Rambo” Franklin and Michael Brown roared into turn one battling for the lead. 

  • LMS hosts huge night of racing

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Saturday promises to be a night to remember on the 2018 Lancaster Motor Speedway season.

    LMS, billed as “the fastest half-mile dirt track in the South,” will have big money on the line in every division racing.

    The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series headlines the night, paying $4,000 to win.

    The drivers’ list for the Carolina Clash keeps growing as Saturday draws closer.

  • Barnhill captures Jamie Puckett Memorial win

    In a fairy tale ending that only seemed right, Shannon Barnhill captured the Jamie Puckett Memorial race Saturday night at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    Puckett, who owned the car Barnhill raced, was likely smiling down from Heaven when he saw his car cross the finish line in first place.

    On the front row for the SCDRA Jamie Puckett Memorial race was Barnhill and Johnathon Sarratt. When the green flag dropped, Sarratt, Barnhill, David Laney and Brad McManus battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • LMS offers huge race night Saturday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host one of the biggest nights of dirt track racing for the 2018 season Saturday.

    The LMS card features the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series paying $4,000 to win, Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman River Wars paying $1,500 to win, and the Thunder Bomber SECA Tour paying $1,000 to win.

    These three divisions will highlight an expected action-packed night at the half-mile oval, known as “The fastest half-mile track in the South.”