CNN Presents: Dirt Track Warriors
With 800 tracks in 49 states, 30 million fans, and a billion dollars a year
in revenue, dirt track racing is the biggest sport you've never heard of.
In this energetic hour, CNN takes you inside this full-speed world of "bad
fast" cars to meet the stars, watch the races, and join the millions for
whom dirt track racing is a way of life. Before NASCAR became the largest
growing spectator sport in the nation, drivers raced on dirt - and still
do. In tracks across the country, competitors ranging from long-timers to
weekend warriors, local mechanics to consummate pros race roaring racing
machines engineered nearly from scratch before legions of committed fans
Maryville R/C Speedway Dirt Oval Racing - Show-Me Scalers
Short video featuring various clips of dirt oval classes from Maryville R/C
Speedway, in Maryville, IL. It's a really fast track and a blast to run.
Vehicles Featured - Various dirt oval cars by Velocity, Custom Works,
Murfdogg, and converted short course trucks by Pro-Line, Traxxas,
Associated, and Losi.
The Show-Me Scalers R/C Offroad club is based out of St. Louis, MO. We do
r/c trail running, mud bogging, truck pulling, hill climbing, and more!
Please visit www.showmescalers.com or facebook.com/showmescalers for for
ZR1 Vette vs Jet! - Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Races A U.S. Navy Fighter Jet
MT Editor at Large Arthur St. Antoine pits Chevy's awesome "Blue Devil" --
the Corvette ZR1 -- against its toughest adversary yet: a Blue Angels
F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet.
Shot By: Jim Gleason & Terren Lin
Edited By: Jim Gleason
Read the story here:
Vintage Dirt Track Racing Of Today Pt 1
Here's just a few of many photos I have taken at vintage dirt track racing
events in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Kansas, and New York
over the last 18 years.
Street Legal 1936 Dirt Track Race Car listen and watch
This is one cool hot rod. It is a real 1936 (body) modified dirt track race
car that has been converted to drive on the street. See more about this car
at http://www.LegendaryCollectorCars.com under the Featured Car page.
Dirt Modified Racing
Ben Stephens #34 wins his heat race at the 2006 Winter Classic in Columbus,
Classic Dirt Race Cars
Here's a walk around of all the cars that competed in this event. These
cars are all custom built, the number 42 is my friend's car. These are all
classic style dirt race cars... except for the black one on the end, which
was set up for street (club).