From the Desk of Piston

Drifting Schedule Released

Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 1:15pm Written by:

Over the last 50 plus years Lake County Speedway (LCS), previously Painesville Speedway, was used solely as a circle track.  It was not until 2010 that the sport of drifting, what most Clevelander’s do during winter months, came to the the track.  Local drift club Drift Cleveland approached the staff at LCS seeking a home […]

This Weekend: Kids Big Wheel Bike Races

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 12:02pm Written by:

If you grew up at a racetrack then you probably looked forward to Kids Big Wheel races night as a kid.  It was your night to take the track by storm, on all three wheels, and pedal your way to victory!  This weekend at Lake County Speedway it is our annual Kids Big Wheel race.  […]

Reed Extends Points Lead, Weigand ‘Sweeps’ Night

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 1:01pm Written by:

The weather was perfect for racing and apparently fast racecars.  It was a day for track records and not just one, but four.  The ‘fast four’ from this past weekend were Billy Roberts in the Limited Late Models, Mike Reed in Figure Eight, Matt Weigand Factory Four, and Earl Goldy in Street Stocks. Spee-D-Metals Limited […]

Platz And Coursen Pick Up Where They Left Off

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 4:45pm Written by:

After a cold and dreary day last weekend cancelled Opening Night, it was the reverse this past Saturday as fans and drivers were treated to beautiful weather.  It was the start of a new season for everyone, but for a few it was as if last season never ended. Spee-D-Metals Limited Late Model Division It […]

ARCA Trucks and USAC added to 2012 Schedule

Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 1:19pm Written by:

As the 2012 schedule at Lake County Speedway beings to take shape, two traveling series have put LCS on their schedules.  The ARCA trucks made their first appearance to the one-fifth mile track last season.  It was undoubtedly one of the best races all season, so much that in 2012 the trucks will make two […]

Champions of 2011 Honored, Racetrack Receives Award for Involvement

Monday, November 14, 2011 at 6:22pm Written by:

It was a packed house at Dino’s Banquet center in Willoughby as hundreds of drivers, crew members, fans, and officials shared the same room to celebrate the end of a great 2011 season.  Every driver that competed this season was honored and rewarded for their involvement and efforts.  Though for five drivers it was a […]

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