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Racing

  • Kentucky State Park Race Series to begin in April

    The 8th Annual Kentucky State Park Race Series, including a 5K family fun walk, will start April 14 with the Goose Creek 5K at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville.
    Runners of all ages can take part in all five races to capture the overall championship based on a point system. Additional dates and races are:
    May 12 – Spring Hoot 5K at Barren River State Resort Park near Glasgow;
    June 9 – Possum Ridge 5K at Taylorsville Lake State Park at Taylorsville;

  • Local drivers honored at Bluegrass Speedway

    Several drivers were honored at Saturday’s awards celebration at Bluegrass Speedway. The top 10 in each division received plaques.
    Track promoters David and Anita Ferrell received the STARS Midwest Dirt Racing League Promoter of the Year Award. The Ferrells announced they will not return as promoters next season. They’ve spent 12 seasons at the track.

    Final Top 10 Track Points
    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models
    1. Tim Rivers (Salem, Ind.)- 177
    2. Lee Devasier (Crestwood)- 154
    3. Jeff Watson (Campbellsville)- 152

  • Bluegrass Speedway

    SUMMARY-Bluegrass Speedway
    Bardstown
    Sept. 24

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models (19 entries)
    Top Qualifier- Aaron Hatton 14.822
    Dash- Tim Prince, Jeff Watson, Dustin Neat, Aaron Hatton, Lee Devasier, Tim Rivers
    1st Heat- Jason Hinkle, Steve Barnett, Tommy Carlton, Jim Price
    2nd Heat- Bill Blair, Jr., Marty O’Neal, David Webb, Jeff Rawlings

  • Barber wins Bluegrass Rumble at Speedway

    SUMMARY - Bluegrass Speedway, Bardstown
    Sept. 17
     
    American Modified Series
    (24 entries)
    Williams Precision Engine Top Qualifier- Ricky Arms 16.130
    Hypercoils Spring Heat #1- Jimmy Payne, Ricky Arms, Robbie Gullion, J.T. Ayers, Dion Benningfield, Matthew Colston
    Wiles Driveshafts Heat #2- Joey Kramer, Kelly Warren, Elliott Despain, Billy Meredith, Brian Foster (DQ- Josh Lucas)
    VP Racing Fuels Heat #3- Bryan Barber, Trent Young, Michael England, Earl Plessinger, Rob Penny, Gary Parks

  • Bluegrass Speedway Top 10 Track Points after July 30

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models
    1. Tim Rivers (Salem, Ind.)- 96
    2. Lee Devasier (Crestwood)- 76
    3. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, Ind.)- 68
    4. Jeff Watson (Campbellsville)- 66
    5. Tim Tungate (Campbellsville)- 65
    6. Joey Daniel (Liberty)- 64
    7. Steve Barnett (Franklin, Ind.)- 61
    8. Jarryd Holshouser (Boaz)- 52
    9. Rohn Moon (Greenwood, Ind.)- 39
    10. Larry Greer (Bowling Green)- 35

    Country 100.9 MIKE FM UMP Modifieds
    1. Benji Lee (Loretto)- 107
    2. Michael England (Glasgow)- 101

  • Bluegrass Speedway

    Bluegrass Speedway Top Ten Track Points after May 28, 2011

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models
    1. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, Ind.)- 43
    2. Tim Rivers (Salem, Ind.)- 29
    3. Joey Daniel (Liberty, Ky.)- 28
    4. Lee Devasier (Crestwood, Ky.)- 27
    5. Dustin Neat (Dunnville, Ky.)- 26
    6. Darrell Lanigan (Union, Ky.)- 25
    7. Steve Barnett (Franklin, Ind.)- 25
    8. Rohn Moon (Greenwood, Ind.)- 24
    9. Scott James (Lawrenceburg, Ind.)- 22
    10. Josh Richards (Shinnston, W. Va.)- 20

  • Retired stock car driver loses battle with cancer

    By Michael Despain

    Media Contact/Track Announcer

    The Legendary Ponderosa Speedway-Junction City, KY

    Bluegrass Speedway-Bardstown, KY

     

     

    Donald Gene Powell (1927-2003)

    Long time stock car racer Donald Gene Powell of Hodgenville lost the battle with cancer and passed away on Feb. 17, 2003.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Schedule of Events

    Bluegrass Speedway

    2221 New Haven Road

    Bardstown, Kentucky

    April 9 - Test and Tune for All Divisions (6-10 p.m.)

    April 16 - 2011 Season Opener: Super Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Sportsman, UMP Street Stocks

    April 23 - Weekly Racing Series: Super Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Sportsman, UMP Street Stocks

  • Mini-racer looking for track

    Willard Price, left, of Hodgenville, showed off a mini-late model racer he bought in Tennessee. The previous owner raced it at 411 Motor Speedway south of Knoxville. Price and his partner, Junior Puyear, along with other family members, drive it on a local track, getting it up to 33 miles per hour. On a larger track, it can reach 97 miles per hour. Price hopes a local track will form a class for the mini. If you are interested in racing minis, call Price at 765-9560.