Back on Track for Fall Nationals

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Severe thunderstorms in August blew away the last two regular-season races at RPM Speedway, but the rumbling across the Ellis County Fairgrounds this weekend signaled the return of race cars for one of the biggest events in the region. About 200 teams from across Kansas and nine other states and even Canada gathered for the Briney Motorsports 13th annual Fall Nationals fueled by Casey’s General Stores. The Ellis County Fairground was full of trailers and RVs. The smell of fuel and the roar of engines was in the air as ATVs scooted back and forth from trailers to the track in Friday’s cool, drizzly air. Billy and Jodi Briney, owners of Briney Motorsports, were there with their trailer full of just about anything teams might need - from fuel to tires to parts. Friday morning, they hosted a breakfast at their dealership, 1000 East U.S. Highway 40 Bypass. More than 100 attended. They’ve been a part of the Fall Nationals since 2015. “This is our biggest race of the...

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