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NMCA Announces 2018 Event Schedule
The National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) has announced the official event schedule for the 2018 season. Presented by E3 Spark Plugs, the NMCA series features six events starting in March in Florida and ending with the World Street Finals in Indianapolis. The 2018 NMCA tour kicks off with Muscle Car Mayhem at Bradenton Motorsports Park, March 8–11. The second stop is the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, April 5–8, followed by the NMCA Bluegrass Nationals at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, May 17–20. Next, the NMCA and NMRA collide for the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, July 26–29. The fifth stop of the 2018 NMCA tour, the All-American Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, takes place August 23–26. NMCA wraps up the 2018 season in style at Lucas Oil Raceway with the World Street Finals in Indianapolis, September 20–23, 2018.
Chris Dyson will pilot the No. 57 Kryderacing Cadillac CTS-V in TA class competition at Watkins Glen International, Round 9 of the 2017 Trans Am Championship, September 10, 2017.
Chris Dyson to join Kryderacing, Trans Am at Watkins Glen
Longtime Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli participants Kryderacing and David Pintaric have announced that Chris Dyson will pilot the No. 57 Kryderacing Cadillac CTS-V in TA class competition at Watkins Glen International, Round 9 of the 2017 Trans Am Championship, September 10, 2017. The race will mark the Trans Am debut for Dyson—a two-time IMSA American Le Mans Series champion and veteran of motorsport—as he teams up with Kryderacing, a veteran Trans Am team of five years’ experience. The move was finalized following an early August test at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Frank “Duffy” Livingstone and former International Kart Federation President John Strauser with an unidentified admirer, Willow Springs, circa 1998.
Duffy Livingstone Passes Away
Frank "Duffy" Livingstone, a master welder and one of the “fathers” of American karting, passed away earlier this week at the age of 92. Livingstone’s lasting contribution to the sport was the International Kart Federation. He understood early on that the sport needed solid rules and guidance if it was not only to grow, but to be taken seriously.
Late Racing Results at Irwindale Speedway
Saturday, August 19, 2017:
Lucas Oil Modifieds Trophy Dash – 6 Laps
1. Linny White, Colton
2. Jim Mardis, Yucaipa
3. Wes Miller, Turlock
Jan’s Towing Super Stocks – 20 Laps
1. Tim Richter, Las Vegas
2. Steve Smith, San Bernardino
3. Gary Reed, La Verne
Spears SRL Southwest Tour Series – 100 Laps
1. Derek Thorn, Bakersfield
2. Trevor Huddleston, Agoura Hills
3. Linny White, Colton
4. Ricky Schlick, Claremont
5. Jacob Gomes, Manteca
Lucas Oil Modifieds – 75 Laps
1. Taylor Minch, El Cajon
2. Ryan Partridge, Rancho Cucamonga
3. Scott Winters, Tracy
4. Austin Barnes, Escondido
5. Jim Mardis, Yucaipa