• 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.”

  • SCDRA Jamie Puckett Memorial set for Saturday

    Mother Nature prevailed at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night when LMS action was rained out.

    On Saturday, Lancaster Motor Speedway will host the SCDRA Jamie Puckett Memorial race, paying $1,500 to win. SCDRA is a traveling Front Wheel Drive/Extreme 4 Series, which will be a test for the Lancaster Motor Speedway regulars in the weekly Extreme 4 Division.

    Puckett was a long-time fan of dirt track racing, helping numerous drivers over the years. He worked on their cars, or was a car sponsor.

  • LMS hosts Huey Knight Memorial Race

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will honor one of the track’s all-time greats in Huey Knight on Saturday night.
    Knight was a fixture at LMS for many of years, and his two sons, Jeff and Dennis Knight, are racing legends at LMS.
    Many call Jeff Knight the best there ever was at LMS, but on Saturday, it will be a night to remember the late, great Knight.
    Knight along with his sons were inducted into the LMS Hall of Fame on Sept. 12, 2015.
    Knight worked on many race cars over the years and also raced some.

  • Ultimate Super Late Model Series to invade LMS

    For years Lancaster Motor Speedway fans have begged for a chance to get the Ultimate Super Late Models Series at LMS.
    For years, it has always just been the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series as the only Super Late Model Series to run at LMS on a Saturday night during the season.
    Well, come June 2, that all changes.
    The track’s new ownership and management have listened to the fans.

  • Cauthen Motors Renegade Rumble May 5

    One of the most anticipated races for the early 2018 Lancaster Motor Speedway season is May 5.
    The LMS Renegade Division is by far one of the most, if not the most popular division, at the half-mile dirt track.
    Some of the Carolinas top drivers race in the Renegade Division at LMS weekly, and LMS has one of the best car counts in the Renegade Division in the Carolinas as well. Longtime track patron Cauthen Motors will be sponsoring the race, the Cauthen Motors Renegade Rumble paying $2,000 to win.

  • ‘Superman’ Jonathan Davenport dominates Carolina Clash

    One of the biggest stars in Super Late Model racing, well known in the dirt track racing as well, invaded Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night to compete with the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series.
    The Carolinas dirt racing world buzzed about the two-day opening weekend show at LMS, but when it was announced on social media that the driver known as “Superman,” Jonathan Davenport, was coming to Lancaster for the two-day show, the excitement level soared.

  • LMS opener features 2-night show

    The first race of the 2018 season at Lancaster Motor Speedway is fast approaching.
    The new LMS management has decided to make the first race one of the biggest races in years at the half-mile oval.
    The 2018 opener will feature a two-day show, March 16-17.
    On Friday night, March 16, divisions running will be SECA Crate Late Models paying $1,000 to win, Pure Stock V8 $400, Extreme 4 $400 and the Super Stock.
    The SECA Crate Sportsman and Renegade will run heats only on Friday night.

  • Buddy Crook Memorial returns to LMS in 2018

    The Buddy Crook Memorial race will return to its home track during the 2018 Lancaster Motor Speedway season.
    The Monster Mini Stock Association is scheduled to invade the big half-mile at LMS in one of the biggest races it will feature all season on May 12.
    Buddy Crook, who died three years ago, was a legendary race car driver at LMS. Crook won in nearly every division he raced.