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Racing

  • Lancaster drivers venture to other tracks

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is idle this weekend, but LMS drivers will compete at a couple of regional tracks.
    Lancaster drivers will be racing at East Lincoln (N.C.) Motor Speedway, or Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney this weekend. At East Lincoln Motor Speedway, the track will be hosting the second annual Fall Brawl Race on Oct. 6-7.
    Divisions racing will be Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models, Lightning Late Models, Thunder Bombers, FWD/Extreme 4, Renegade, Stock 4, Pro 4,

  • LMS caps regular season with close racing action

    Lancaster Motor Speedway capped its 2018 regular season with a two-night show at the half-mile oval Friday and Saturday night.
    The action Friday night was intense with tight racing throughout the divisions.
    In the Super Stock main event, Jason Gulledge took the win over Timbo Mangum, Elias Grant, Eric Caskey and Michael Chaney. Gulledge also captured the 2018 Super Stock points championship.

  • LMS to host two-night racing show

    Lancaster Motor Speedway caps its September schedule with a big two-day show this weekend, tonight and Saturday.
    The action tonight will have the 25-lap SECA Crate Late Models with $1,500 to win, $150 to start and no entry fee.
    The Pure Stock V8 has $1,000 to win, Super Stock $550, Extreme 4 $350.
    The Renegades and SECA Crate Sportsman will run only heat races tonight.
    Admission prices for tonight are $25 for the pits and  $12 for the grandstands.

  • Shrine Race features competitive night

    The return of the Shrine Race at Lancaster Motor Speedway featured a competitive night of track action Thursday.

    The Renegade Division featured the race of the night with track veteran Brandy Baker taking the win.

    Andrew Baker and Jason Knight were on the front row.

    At the green flag, Andrew Baker, Knight, Brandy Baker and Steve Hinson battled for the lead entering turn one.

    Exiting turn two, Andrew Baker led.

    Andrew Baker was up front with Steve Hinson on his bumper challenging him for the lead.

  • Speedway set for two-night racing

    Lancaster Motor Speedway, due to the running of the Shrine Race on Thursday night at the track, was off Saturday night, but racing returns with a two-day show Sept. 28-29.

    Lancaster Motor Speedway co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Munn will be end the 2018 racing season, their first-ever as co-promoters at the half-mile dirt oval, with a dirt track bang.

    The two-day racing event will draw some of the top area cars to LMS for one of the biggest racing dates in the history of the track, which opened in 1954.

  • 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.