Dirt Track Racing
What is dirt track racing?
Dirt track racing is a very old form of auto racing ion dirt and clay track in united states of America. It is so old it dates back before world war 1. Today dirt track racing takes place on over 1,300 tracks in 48 states. With die hard fans with memories passed down from generation to generation. dirt track racing would be here for a long time.
Most racing cars are modified according to the guidelines of the governing body. According to wiki, the two most common cars are open wheel cars and stock cars. Open wheel cars are common in the west and north east while stock cars are more common in the south
Open wheel racers
As the name goes “open wheels” means, the wheels are not protected by fenders. This are custom built cars for the purpose of racing in each class. Classes of racing includes
- Dwarf replica replicas ‘5/8’ of 1928 -1948 cars
- Go Kart
- Mini Sprint with a top wing
- Non Winged Sprint
- Wing Sprint
- Silver crown
- Speed car “Midget”
- 3/4 Midget
- Quarter Midget
A full bodied stock car is has fenders covering all it’s wheels. This cars vary from non production cars to late models depending on permitted modification in each class.
The are custom built cars, they usually have their tubular frames wielded. Late model cars are the most used stock cars. This cars pack a lot of horse power as they would need it on the track. A track ready custom car like this would cost you upward of the 5 figure range.
Un modified production vehicles
This are regular saloon cars like you g=have on the streets, they can be modified depending on the each class specifications.
Motorcycle races are exciting to watch and participate in. Everyone enjoys the corners. Those motorcycles can go to the speed of 125mph and more.
Most dirt racing tracks are oval in shape and less than 1mike long. Most racers and race track prefer a mixture of clay in the dirt. See a list of dirt track ovals in the united states and classes they host here.