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NICKLES SWEEPS MICHIGAN DOUBLE HEADER

NICKLES SWEEPS MICHIGAN DOUBLE HEADER

7/3/2021
Muskegon, MI – With 187 cars checked in to race at Thunderbird Raceway Saturday, Great Lakes Lightning Sprints presented by Maxima Racing Oil parked together in the front parking lot to save space in the pits. Jac Nickles (Harrod, OH), who won the night before at Mt Pleasant, wouldn’t let parking get between him and his goal of another win as he took the checkered flag for a clean sweep of the weekend. Taking the track for the first time for all but two of our drivers, qualifying was a...more
NICKLES WINS 3rd ON PERFECT NIGHT

NICKLES WINS 3rd ON PERFECT NIGHT

7/2/2021
Mount Pleasant, MI – On a beautiful summer evening in Central Michigan, Ohio native, Jac Nickles takes the checkered flag for his 3rd Great Lakes Super Sprints presented by Maxima Racing Oils win of the season. Nickles ran the table for a perfect tri-fecta tonight, setting fast time, winning his heat and winning the feature. Twenty cars checked in for our second visit to Mount Pleasant Speedway this season. With a pill draw at registration, the drivers order for qualifying was set. The cars...more
NICKLES WINS UP NORTH

NICKLES WINS UP NORTH

6/20/2021
Lake City, IN – On a day that started out with thunderstorms traveling across Michigan and raising doubts of racing for teams traveling 2-5 hours to Merritt Speedway, it ended up a beautiful evening in Northern Michigan and the perfect setting for Jac Nickles (Harrod, OH) to land in victory lane for his second win of the season. 24 cars from Michigan, Indiana and Ohio checked in for our first of four visits to Merritt Speedway. Great Lakes Lightning Sprints presented by Maxima Racing Oils...more
BIG MACK GETS HARTFORD WIN

BIG MACK GETS HARTFORD WIN

6/12/2021
Hartford, MI – The Great Lakes Lightning Sprints presented by Maxima Racing Oils opened up night one of our second double header weekend in a row at the largest of the tracks we will race this year, at Hartford Motor Speedway! Mack Erickson (South Boardman, MI) started the night out slow in qualifying, but won his heat after starting on the tail and overtaking Alex Cogley (Findlay, OH) in the feature for his first win of the season! It was another hot, dry night for racing, but the lightning...more
CASCADDEN WINS AT MT PLEASANT

CASCADDEN WINS AT MT PLEASANT

6/11/2021
Mt Pleasant, MI – Qualifying 4th quick and finishing 2nd in his heat race, Brendon Cascadden (Traverse City, MI) pulled it all together to take the checkered flag at Great Lakes Lightning Sprints presented by Maxima Racing Oils first visit to Mt Pleasant Speedway last Friday night. With 17 cars registered last Friday, the 84 car, driven by veteran Bill Dunham (Bellevue, MI), set fast time with a 14.668 second lap. Jac Nickles (Harrod, OH), driving in the yellow 31 car, was second quick, with...more
NICKLES BAGS THE WIN AT THE BULLET

NICKLES BAGS THE WIN AT THE BULLET

5/23/2021
Owendale, MI – Great Lakes Lightning Sprints presented by Maxima Racing Oils, traveled to Silver Bullet Speedway for their first ever visit and the first time winged sprints have ran there in over 10 years. Jac Nickles (Harrod, OH) in the family #31 car, flew around the Bullet like a yellow bumble bee Saturday night winning his heat race and taking home the win in the feature! With some attrition from the GLLS opener the night before, losing 5 cars, we still pulled into Silver Bullet with a...more
NAIDA WINS OPENER AT TRI-CITY

NAIDA WINS OPENER AT TRI-CITY

5/23/2021
Auburn, MI – The Great Lakes Lightning Sprints presented by Maxima Racing Oils kicked off their ambitious 20 race season at Tri-City Motor Speedway Friday night; Which will find them at 10 different Michigan tracks this summer. With some new clay laid down earlier in the week, GLLS rolled out to be the first cars to hit the track. Jac Nickles (Harrod, OH) set fast time with a 12.485 second lap. He bested that time during his Engler Machine & Tool Heat Race win with a 12.22 second lap which...more
GLLS Begins Season at Tri-City

GLLS Begins Season at Tri-City

5/20/2021
Auburn, MI (Thursday, May 20, 2021) - The Great Lakes Super Sprints Presented by Engine Pro and ARP (GLSS) are returning to action this Friday night at Auburn, Michigan's Tri City Motor Speedway. The stop marks the first of three total trips to the 3/8ths mile oval in 2021. Plus, GLSS will be accompanied by the Great Lakes Lightning Sprints Presented by Maxima Racing Oils (GLLS) as they kick off their new season. GLSS is returning to action after a week break following a showdown with the...more
2021 LIGHTNING SPRINT SCHEDULE

2021 LIGHTNING SPRINT SCHEDULE

1/31/2021
Merrill, MI – 2021 Season looks bright for the fast and popular Great Lakes Lightning Sprints presented by Maxima Racing Oils! GLLS will be visiting 10 Michigan dirt tracks this summer, with 20 races spaced out over 12 weekends. There are 8 double header weekends and fou single race weekends. GLLS kicks off the season on Friday, May 21 in Auburn, MI at Tri-City Motor Speedway. On Saturday we travel 52 miles east to the thumb of Michigan for our first ever visit to Silver Bullet Speedway. We...more
NICKLES WINS 2nd WIN

NICKLES WINS 2nd WIN

8/7/2020
Auburn, MI – Jac Nickles (Harrod, OH) takes advantage of a late caution to grab his 2nd feature win of the season at Tri-City Motor Speedway. Rolling out 7th to qualify, Nickles set a fast time of 12.774 seconds which was .142 seconds quicker then 2nd quick qualifier Justin Ward (Benzonia, MI) who put in a lap time of 12.916 seconds. Mack Erickson (South Boardman, MI), Tom Hunt (Ithaca, MI) and Lindsey Erickson (South Boardman, MI) rounded out the top 5 qualifiers. In the Engler Machine &...more
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