SHOOTOUT SHOW OUT: Impressive Drive Leads Ryan Timms to Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout Crown

Ryan Timms celebrates with a wing dance

Timms builds huge lead and survives late restart to collect $10,000 Volusia payday (Trent Gower Photo) Last year Ryan Timms impressed by winning night one of the Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout in his Volusia Speedway Park debut. But the teenage phenom wanted more in 2024. The 2023 prelim win was nice. But Timms’ focus … Read more

THREE-PEAT TIMMY: Timmy Hogan Wins 3/4 Modified Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout Finale

Saturday’s 3/4 Modified Feature at the Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout produced the largest payout in the division’s history at Volusia.   The result? An instant classic that saw Tim Hogan complete a sweep of the weekend, winning every 3/4 Modified Feature in the event. The Lake Helen, FL driver started on the front row … Read more

REDEMPTION: Austin McCarl Holds Off Hafertepe to Top Night Two of Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout

Austin McCarl in Volusia Speedway Park Victory Lane

McCarl beats Hafertepe by seven hundredths of a second in thrilling Volusia finish (Trent Gower Photo) On Thursday night Austin McCarl watched victory slip from his grasp in the waning laps, and Friday looked as if it may produce a case of déjà vu. But “The Big Unit” refused to accept the same fate. McCarl … Read more

SOUTHERN CHARGE: Sam Hafertepe Jr. Rolls to Victory on Night One of Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout

Sam Hafertepe Jr. in Volusia Speedway Park Victory Lane

Night one of the Southern Sprint Car Shootout belongs to Hafertepe Jr. after driving from row three (Trent Gower Photo) Sam Hafertepe Jr’s Feature nearly ended before it started on Thursday night. He lined up sixth for Volusia Speedway Park’s Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout opener. And in the opening corner he hopped the tire … Read more

LAST LAP DASH: Timmy Hogan Steals Thursday’s Southern Sprint Car Shootout 3/4 Modified Feature

Thursday night’s Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout featured the thrills and action race fans have waited months for at Volusia Speedway Park. Before the USCS 360 Sprint Cars hit the racetrack, the 3/4 Modifieds provided the excitement and close-quarters racing in their 15-lap Feature to begin their 2024 season. Pierson, FL’s Colton Lane led the … Read more

Tyler Clem Hoping December Laps Give Him Upper Hand on Southern Sprint Car Shootout Field

Tyler Clem

Since winning the inaugural Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout finale last January, Tyler Clem has climbed backed behind the wheel of his #14 Sprint Car about only a dozen times. Two of those races were during Volusia Speedway Park’s Battle in Barberville 360 Sprint Car event in December. And they’re two races he hopes give … Read more

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Stout Field Gathers For Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout, Largest Purse in USCS History

Southern Sprint Car Shootout Four Wide

A healthy field of 360 Sprint Cars is expected to fill the Volusia pit area for three nights of racing Sprint Cars are ready to invade Volusia Speedway Park for the first time in 2024 with the second annual Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout. The 360 Sprint Car event will bring a strong field of … Read more

Ryan Timms Looks to Notch Another Historic Marker at Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout

Ryan Timms

Ryan Timms made history at the inaugural Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout and returns this year for a piece of the event’s historic purse. At 16 years old, the Oklahoma-born driver won the first Southern Sprint Car Shootout race in his first start at Volusia Speedway Park in 2023. This year, knowing his winning potential … Read more

Drivers Excited by Potential of Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout For 360 Racing

360 Sprint Car at Volusia

With the growth of 360 Sprint Car racing in Florida, drivers are looking at the Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout as a potential crown jewel event to bring the division to the next level. The second running of the event brings back the United Sprint Car Series (USCS), but now for three days (Jan. 25-27). … Read more

England’s Ryan Harrison ‘Having a Go’ at Racing Sprint Cars in America; First Stop of 2024 is Volusia

Ryan Harrison

Dollar signs haunt Ryan Harrison’s mind. He has money into a new house, money into a new race car and money into motor work; on top of thousands needed for he and his family’s travels from England to America for a few weeks of Sprint Car racing. “Financially it’s ridiculous,” said Harrison, of North Hampshire, … Read more