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News roundup, June 4: Bandit truck racing series returns to racing this month
The Bandit Big Rig Series will return to the race track on June 20 at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, albeit without fans in the stands. Love’s Travel Stops this week opened a new location in Oak Grove, Kentucky. TravelCenters of America has opened a new TA Express in Vermillion, South Dakota.
June 4, 2020
Tony Justice: No ‘crystal ball’ for hours proposal’s post-Martinez future; Jason Lee Wilson live in a cave
Past Overdrive talent search winner Jason Lee Wilson live from a cave, Tony Justice from a speedway, and: Justice says, well, unlike so many out there, he doesn’t seem to be able to get his crystal ball powered up when it comes to predicting the future of the proposed hours changes post-Martinez.
October 18, 2019
Three-peat: Ricky ‘Rude’ Proffitt claims third consecutive Bandit Series truck racing championship
The 2019 Bandit Series campaign concluded Oct. 12 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. Proffitt came into the final race of the season with a 13-point lead over Noble in the points standings and had to overcome a poor outing to hold on to win the title by just three points.
October 17, 2019
Bandit Series wraps up 2019 season at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend
Two-time defending Bandit Big Rig Series champion Ricky “Rude” Proffitt will be gunning for the three-peat this weekend on the series’ biggest stage – the 2019 season finale at the famed Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. Proffitt currently holds a 13-point in the points standings..
October 9, 2019
Bandit Series cancels Iowa race for poor weather forecast
One race now remaining on 2019 schedule
September 20, 2019
Bandit Series sees another first-time race winner
North Carolina-based racer Luke Whitmire started Saturday’s race on the pole and led all but three laps to claim his first win.
September 4, 2019
Bandit Series racers head to Florida this weekend
Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida, is the next stop on the 2019 slate for the Bandit Big Rig Series truck racers, the ninth of 11 races on the schedule. The race at Five Flags will be held Saturday, Aug. 31. Including this weekend’s race, there are just three remaining on the 2019 schedule.
August 28, 2019
Short track racing veteran grabs Bandit Series win in Michigan
Long-time short track racer Mark Noble put the expertise gained from 600-plus career wins to good use this past weekend at Kalamazoo Speedway in Michigan to win his second career Bandit Big Rig Series race and his first this season.
August 21, 2019
Bandit Series gears up for Kalamazoo Speedway in Michigan
Two-time defending series champion Ricky “Rude” Proffitt currently holds a slim 17-point lead in the overall points standings as he looks to three-peat as series champion. Allen Boles sits in second place, followed by Mark Noble, Marshall Davis and Craig Kruckeberg.
August 14, 2019
Defending Bandit Series champion grabs second win of season
Ricky “Rude” Proffitt started the race in second and led all 30 laps, lapping half of the field in a caution-free race Friday, Aug. 2. He said the win was a little bit of redemption at the track where, two years ago, he broke his shoulder in a crash with Mike Morgan.
August 7, 2019
First-time Bandit Series winner leads flag-to-flag at Elko Speedway
After two years of watching his brother, Ricky “Rude” Proffitt, win multiple Bandit Big Rig Series races and back-to-back championships, Darren Proffitt finally found his way to victory lane for the first time on Saturday, July 27, at Elko Speedway in Minnesota.
July 30, 2019
Bandit truck racers gear up for Minnesota’s Elko Speedway
The race, presented by the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, will be held Saturday, July 27. Racing action will begin at 7 p.m. with heat and challenge races, followed by the feature race.
July 24, 2019
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