Tag: Brad Sweet

Sprint Cars

TURNING 50: Sprint Cars Continue Key Role In DIRTcar Nationals History

While Sprint Cars didn’t grace Volusia Speedway Park until 1981, they had a key role in the growth of the Florida track and a strong presence during the 50 years of the DIRTcar Nationals. The speedway started life as a sandy quarter-mile track in Barberville, FL, before Benny Corbin, a Sprint Car driver with a

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Sprint Cars

ALL-TIME WINS: Several Drivers Advance Win Records

Thirteen drivers visited Victory Lane with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series in 2020. The majority of them increased their rank on the all-time wins list, while they all increased their stock in the history books. Two-time and defending Series champion Brad Sweet, of Grass Valley, CA, and David Gravel, of

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Checkered Past

Checkered Past: One ‘Sick’ Season

No trips to California. No swings through New York. No banquet. This was “The Year From Hell!” Historians will reflect on 2020 well past the next plague. The global pandemic, called COVID-19, brought the world to a grinding halt. Everyone was told to stay home, buy a mask. Prior to 2020, those who hid faces

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