MIDWEST: McDowell and Sheppard Claim Victories During Opening Night of World 100 Weekend

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — official track release — Heath Lawson photo — Veteran Dale McDowell and young gun Brandon Sheppard rolled to impressive preliminary feature victories on the opening night of Eldora Speedway’s 45th World 100, splitting Thursday night’s two 25-lap DIRTcar-sanctioned races at the historic half-mile oval. The $5,000-to-win triumphs put McDowell and Sheppard in prime position for Saturday’s $48,000-to-win …

MIDWEST: Nearly 100 Drivers From 23 States and Three Countries Make Up World 100 Pre-Entry List

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official track release — Jeff Honeycutt/One Dirt photo — It’s the most prestigious race at Eldora Speedway. The late Earl Baltes started the World 100 in 1971 and guaranteed an astonishing $4,000 to the winner. He then promised to add $1,000 to the winner’s share for each year the race was run. It’s hard to imagine that …

MIDWEST: Richards Files First Entry for 45th World 100 at Eldora Speedway

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official track release — File photo — Late Model superstar Josh Richards drives car No. 1 and fittingly was the No. 1 entry form received for the 45th World 100 at Eldora Speedway. Richards, 27, from Shinnston, W.Va., was the first entry of several that will come to Eldora for The Biggest Dirt Race in the World.  …

MIDWEST: 45th Annual World 100 to Feature Largest Eldora Purse Since 2001

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ROSSBURG, Ohio  – official track release — Eldora Speedway photo — The 45th World 100 will pay out the largest purse at Eldora Speedway since the 2001 Eldora Million. A total of $318,580 will be available for the Sept. 10-12 events, with $48,000 going to the winner of the 100-lap World 100. The late Earl Baltes posted $4,000 for the …

MIDWEST: Eldora Major Event Tickets Go On Sale Saturday

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official release — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — For Eldora Speedway race fans, the first Saturday in December is one of the most anticipated dates on their ‘off-season’ calendar. It is the traditional date for the opening of public ticket and campsite sales for the historic speed plant’s marquee major events for the upcoming season, and …

WORLD 100: Zeigler Laments Heartbreaking End to Strong Crown Jewel Run at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official release — Mike Ruefer photo — Before Scott Bloomquist made his last-to-first run to win Saturday’s World 100 A-Main, there was another driver who charged through the field in the finale of Eldora Speedway’s crown jewel event. Storming forward from his 21st starting spot, Mason Zeigler of Chalk Hill, Pa., put on a show of his …

ELDORA: Bloomquist Unstoppable at Eldora; Banks $47,000 for Fourth World 100 Triumph

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — official release — Mike Ruefer photo — Nothing could stop Scott Bloomquist from claiming his fourth World 100 trophy Saturday night at Eldora Speedway. Not a lap-19 penalty that dropped him from the lead to the tail of the field. Not a steady Dale McDowell looking for an Eldora crown jewel sweep. And not slower traffic during …

ELDORA: Davenport and Miller Take Night Two World 100 Preliminary Feature Wins

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — official release — Mike Ruefer photo — Jonathan Davenport and Matt Miller added their names to the list of likely contenders for Eldora Speedway’s coveted World 100 globed trophy by claiming $5,000 victories Friday evening during the second night of preliminary action for the 44th annual World 100. With the event’s 120-car field split in half by time-trial …