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Construction of new horse racing facility in Boyd Co. expected to begin later this year

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has awarded the state’s ninth and final license to Revolutionary Racing Kentucky, which plans to invest $55 million to build an equestrian center, including Kentucky’s first racetrack dedicated to quarter horses in Boyd County, Kentucky. Revolutionary Racing Kentucky plans to build the racing facility on 177 …

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CARS Tour to welcome 7 racing legends at HMS | Sports News

From staff reports MOORESVILLE — The CARS Tour has announced its much anticipated guest lineup for the popular Throwback 276 scheduled for Saturday at Hickory Motor Speedway. Seven influential personalities on stock car racing’s history have committed to appear and sign autographs for fans during the one-hour fan fest prior to the touring series’ crown …

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Horse racing: Japanese jockey Taiki Yanagida dies following tragic fall in Cambridge

Taiki Yanagida. Photo / Photosport.co.nz Jockey Taiki Yanagida has died in Waikato Hospital from injuries suffered in a horse racing fall at Cambridge last Wednesday. The 28-year-old jockey had his mother Kayano and one of his two sisters Chiaki by his side when he died on Tuesday. They had rushed from Japan last Thursday to …

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Auto Racing: Gas prices, slow supply chain forcing race teams to adapt in 2022 | Local Sports

JAMES KRAUSE La Crosse Tribune Lucas Schott was one of the most consistent drivers in the United States Modified Touring Series in 2021, collecting 10 top five finishes in 31 starts to finish fifth in the series points. A year later, Schott isn’t running in the USMTS full-time. Instead, the Chatfield, Minnesota driver is dedicating …

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NHRA returns to Route 66 Raceway for Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event

For the first time since 2019 there will be drag racing at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill., as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns to the track for this weekend’s Division 3 race. It marks the first racing action at the popular facility in three years, with more than 400 cars expected …

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Racing Notebook: Scharpf enjoys return, Late Models enjoy parity, quarter-mile cars enjoy repave | Racing

WEST SALEM — Steve Carlson won the NASCAR Weekly Late Model feature at La Crosse Speedway Saturday in a win for the veterans of the track. While Carlson celebrated, another driver who finished 15th was one of the most popular men in the garage. Gib Scharpf, a 59-year old from West Salem, got back behind …

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