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Tune in to The Dirt Show on KOWZ 100.9 FM every Saturday night at 11:00 pm (April-October). Host, Klane Dushek, brings you interviews with the stars of dirt track racing from across the country, as well as weekly updates on the Southern Minnesota & Upper Midwest dirt racing scene.

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Air Date: May 18, 2019

Guest: Kevin Opheim, Stock Car driver

Sponsors: Fairmont Raceway, Ogilvie Raceway, and Cookies Sauces & Seasonings



Air Date: May 10, 2019

Guest: Jay DeVries, Hornet driver

Sponsors: Rhino Ag, NAPA Auto Parts, and Courtland Waste Handling


Air Date: May 3, 2019

Guest: Dustin Gulbrandson, Hobby Stock driver

Sponsors: Arlington Raceway, Fastshafts, and Cookies Sauces & Seasonings


Air Date: April 27, 2019

Guest: Cody Emmens, Super Stock driver

Sponsors: Rhino Ag, Lodermeier's, and Kossuth County Speedway



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The Dirt Show 2017 The Dirt Show 2016
The Dirt Show 2015 The Dirt Show 2014

The Dirt Show Photo Gallery

Brush vs. the Rhino 4000 Series Flex-Wing Mower


Hornet driver Jay DeVries

Congratulations to our Kansas Speedway Ticket Winners

Thanks to Wallace and Deb Werling, and Brandon Miller & his son, for sending us some pics of their trip to watch NASCAR under the lights, courtesy of Kansas Speedway and KOWZ & KRUE Radio!

Hobby Stock driver Dustin Gulbrandson

Garage Force: Your Concrete Coating Solution

Super Stock driver #33e Cody Emmens

Win a Corvette courtesy of the Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum

Racing Legend Johnny Rutherford

Lucas Oil Late Model Series Returns to Jackson Motorplex

Lucas Oil Late Models at Jackson Motorplex

Win a Trip to Watch Sprint Cars in Australia!

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum is pleased to announce their third “Australian Sprint Car Vacation” raffle. The winner will receive roundtrip airfare for two, seven nights lodging, and VIP race tickets to the January 2020 Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic at Premier Speedway in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia. The Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic has been touted as Australia’s version of the Knoxville Nationals, and the 48th running will be held January 24-26, 2020.

The winner of the raffle will be drawn on Friday night of the 59th Annual Knoxville Nationals August 9, 2019. The winner need not be present to win. Raffle tickets are available online at Tickets may also be purchased by calling the museum at 1-800-874-4488.

For more information on the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum and the special events happening there, visit

Dirt Racing at the 2019 KOWZ & KRUE Home and Rec Show

Local dirt track racing was well-represented at the KOWZ & KRUE Home and Receation Show that took place at the Four Seasons Center in Owatonna in March. Chateau Speedway, Toner's Lake Speedway, Jackson Motorplex, The Dirt Show, and several drivers were on hand. Thanks to race fan Brian Minter for stopping by to take some pictures of the festivities.

Southern Minnesota Racing Featured on Small Town, Big Deal

The Dirt Show Photo Gallery

Modified driver and Wisconsin's fastest grandma, Bonnie Jablonske and her husband Ron, Deer Creek Speedway, the Minnesota Corn Growers Association, and the Southern Minnesota racing scene were recently featured in an episode of Small Town, Big Deal. Click below to watch!


Speed the Sauceman, from Cookies Sauces and Seasonings, shares some of his favorite recipes as a regular guest on The Dirt Show, and now you can get the full recipies to try out for yourself right here!

Cookies BBQ Cups Quick & Easy Chili
Pork Tenderloin Haystack Burger
Italian Sausage Glazed Grilled Chops
Stuffed Pork Loin BBQ Mac & Cheese
Grilled Meatloaf w/Salsa Peach Cobler
Grilled Corn/Fried Squash

Cookies Sauces and Seasonings Featured on Iowa Public Television

Dirt Show sponsor Cookies Sauces and Seasonings and it's founder “Speed the Sauceman” Herrig were recently featured on Iowa Public Television during a segment called Iowa Entrepreneur. Produced by Around the Corner productions, the 12-minute video segment can be seen online here:

Mastell Brothers Sprint Car Touring Series

Kossuth County Speedway

Jackson Motorplex

Chateau Speedway

Deer Creek Speedway

Mississippi Thunder Speedway

Arlington Raceway

Rice Lake Speedway

Granite City Speedway

Viking Speedway

Ogilvie Raceway

KRA Speedway

Elko Speedway

Madison Speedway

UMSS Series

Batwing Chassis - Outlaw Mini Mod Series

Toner's Lake Karting

Altenburg Equipment

Trimble's Cycle Center

Misgen Auto Parts

Lou Fegers Racing

Owatonna Auto Clinic

Foam Craft Packaging

Advantage Distributing & Lubricants

Kevko Racing Oil Pans

Auto Trim Design

Osky Challenges

Krejci Ford

West Racing

Aero Race Wheels

Verizon Wireless World

NAPA of Owatonna

The Speed Shop

Vintage Oval Racing Magazine

Sprint Car & Midget Magazine

Cookies Sauces and Seasonings

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame

Cole's Electric

Snow's Classic Cars

International Steel Erectors

Schuster's Pressure Washer Sales

Courtland Waste Handling

Severson Oil Company

Miner's Outdoor Rec - Blooming Prairie

Garage Force

MOR Golf and Utility

French's Repair and Fabrication

Schott's Hardwood Floors - Rochester, MN

Wolff & Son's Yard Services

Lodermeier’s Inc.

Sign Pro

Extreme Powder Coating

Fast Shafts - Des Moines, IA

VP Racing Fuels

Shocker Hitch

Kossuth County Agriculture & Motorsports Museum

Mastell Brothers Trailer Service

Hitch Doc - Jackson, MN

Nasco Equipment

Triple X Race Components

Midwest Collision

Baier's Engine Service

Race Photos by Missy

Iowa Hall of Fame and Racing Museum

Cookies Sauces and Seasonings

Dahle Enterprises

Liquid Nitro

Dirt Modified Magazine

Small Town Big Deal: America's TV Show

KS Engineering of Albert Lea

Dirtrack Racecars

Walker Performance Filters

Hinchman Racing Uniforms

Fairmont Racing Archives


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KWLM 1340 AM

KNXR 97.5 FM

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