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September 26th, 2014 - Rick Salter Closes 2014 with Top Five Finish at Tri-City
1Rick Salter and Salty Dog Racing closed out their 2014 season at Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, Illinois) on Saturday night in a UMP Weekly Racing Series program.

Thirty-one Super Late Models were on hand for the event, and a second place finish in the third heat race earned Rick the seventh starting spot for the dash. He went on to finish seventh, locking him into the seventh starting spot on the feature grid. In the main event, Salter raced to a solid fourth place finish behind race winner, Michael Kloos, Billy Laycock and Brian Diveley. Randy Korte completed the top five finishers.

Full results from the event are available at www.TriCitySpeedway.net

Salty Dog Racing would like to say thank you all their 2014 sponsors including Kreitner Vonstruction , Excel Bottling Company, Ski, Prime Transportation , Fears Fence, Every Last Detail, Mid-County Carquest, Norreberns Pool and Spa, Mission Accomplished Auto Repair, Trenton Chiropractic, Joesiph Mathews Salon, Lonnie's Used Cars and Auto, EJ Kehrer Farm Supply, Jamie Swanson (Flying J Race Engines), Boeser Machine, Cobra Powder Coating, H Edwards Equipment, Strange Oval, Performance Friction Brakes, Precision Suspension, Frankland Rear Ends, Amsoil (Dale Carey)


September 20th, 2014 - Salty Dog Racing Visit Tri-City Speedway
1Rick Salter and Salty Dog Racing traveled to Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, Illinois) on Saturday night for a $2,000-to-win, UMP Super Late Model event.

A strong field of thirty-one entries filled the pit area, and after qualifying fifth fastest in his group Rick finished sixth in his heat race, which left him short of transferring to the feature. He would go on to finish fourth in his b-main to earn the 20th starting spot for the finale. Salter struggled in the 30 lap feature, ultimately registering a 22nd place finish in the final rundown.

Full results from the event are available at www.TriCitySpeedway.net


September 12th, 2014 - Mixed Bag of Results for Rick Salter at Belle-Clair
1Rick Salter returned to Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) on Friday night for a busy racing slate.

The night began with the make-up feature from last weekend's rainout. Salter raced to a fourth place finish behind race winner, Mark Voigt, Mike Schulte, and Ryan Little.

In the evening's scheduled Weekly Racing Series program, Rick finished second in his heat race, sending him to the dash. A third place finish in the dash locked him into the third starting spot for the feature. Salter was running second, chasing Rusty Schlenk for the lead, when disaster struck. As the duo began to work traffic, a lapped car slowed against the straightaway wall and left Salter with nowhere to go. Making contact, Rick was left with heavy damage to the right-rear of his #1s Salty Dog Racing/Barry Wright Super Late Model, and was forced to retire from the remainder of the event.

Complete results from the racing program are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com


September 6th, 2014 - Rain Claims Feature at Belle-Clair; Salter Finishes Third at Highland

1Rick Salter began his weekend on Friday night at Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) as he went into battle against a field of fifteen Super Late Models. Rick advanced from his sixth starting spot to finish fourth in heat race action. Unfortunately, rain began before the feature was contested, forcing officials to postpone the remainder of the program.

Further information is available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com

1As a result, the team entered a single event on Saturday evening at Highland Speedway (Highland, Illinois). A field of eighteen Super Late Models converged on the oval for another Weekly Racing Series program. Salter scored a heat race win, and later finished second in the dash to lock into the second starting spot for the feature. In the main event, Rick ran second for much of the race before ultimately crossing the finish line in third behind race winner Michael Kloos, and Matt Weidner.

Complete results from the program are available at www.HighlandSpeedway.com


August 29th, 2014 - Rick Salter Charges to Third in Don Klein 100 at Belle-Clair
1Rick Salter entered the 14th Annual Don Klein One-Hundred on Friday night at Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois).

A stout field of twenty-eight UMP Super Late Models registered for the $2,000-to-win program, and Rick started his outing with a high pill draw to position him starting sixth in his heat race. He advanced to a third place finish in the heat race to lock into the twelfth starting position on the feature grid. Throughout the 100 lap main event, Salter progressively worked his way forward to cross the finish line in third behind race winner, Randy Korte, and Mark Voigt.

Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com


August 16th, 2014 - Salter Recovers to Finish Sixth at Belle-Clair
1After having the past two weekend's off courtesy of Mother Nature, Rick Salter resumed competition on Friday night at Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois).

Twenty-two Super Late Models were set to do battle, as Rick started his outing by charging from seventh to second in heat race action to move on to the dash. He won the dash to lock into the pole position for the main event.

In the feature, Salter assumed the point at the drop of the green flag. He set the pace out front until lap twelve, when he jumped the cushion and had to restart at the tail of the field. However, Salter sliced through the field in his #1s Salty Dog Racing/Barry Wright Super Late Model to cross the finish line in the sixth position.

Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com


July 25th, 2014 - Mechanical Issues Bring Salter's Weekend to an Early End
1The team set out to enter a doubleheader weekend, which began with a UMP Super Late Model event at Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) on Friday night.

With eighteen entries looking to take a shot at the win, Salter finished second to Mike Schulte in the second heat race to earn a spot in the dash. He would go on to finish fourth in the dash, which positioned him starting fourth in the main event. In the feature Rick was battled amongst the top five when a mechanical failure on his #1s Salty Dog Racing/Barry Wright Super Late Model brought his night and weekend to an early end. He was credited with a sixteenth place finish in the final rundown.

Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com


July 18th, 2014 - Rick Salter Sweeps Belle-Clair for Second Victory of 2014 Season
1Rick Salter and the Salty Dog Racing team were back at Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) on Friday night for the St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part Battle at Belle-Vegas. The $2,000-to-win program drew a field of twenty-two UMP Super Late Models to the 1/5 mile oval. Rick came from fourth in his heat race to claim the win aboard his #1s Salty Dog Racing/Barry Wright Super Late Model, which transferred him to the dash. Winning the dash positioned Salter on the pole for the main event where he would lead flag-to-flag for his second victory of the season over Randy Korte, and Daryn Klein. (Darren Rutmanis Photo)

Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com


July 12th, 2014 - Salter Claims a Pair of Top Five Finishes in Weekly Racing Action
1Rick Salter opened his weekend on Friday night in his #1s Salty Dog Racing/Barry Wright Super Late Model at Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) in a UMP Super Late Model event that saw twenty-two entries register for battle. After winning his heat race from the pole Rick went on to finish second in the dash, locking him into the second starting spot for the finale. In the feature Salter battled at the front of the pack for much of the event before crossing the finish line in second behind race winner, Daryn Klein. Frankie Martin, Mike Schulte, and Steve Leach rounded out the top five finishers. Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com

1Saturday night found action shifting to Highland Speedway (Highland, Illinois) for a UMP Weekly Racing Series program that drew a field of twenty-one Super Late Models. Rick drew the third starting spot for his heat race, but slid backwards to a fifth place finish. As a result he would start fourteenth on the grid for the feature. During the course of the main event Salter mounted a charge to front that would end in a third place finish behind race winner, Chad Zobrist, and Michael Kloos. Frankie Martin, and Matt Weidner rounded out the top five finishers. Complete results from the program are available at www.HighlandSpeedway.com


July 5th, 2014 - Rick Salter Returns to Summer Nationals Action at Highland
1Rick Salter resumed competition with the UMP Summer Nationals on Saturday night at Highland Speedway (Highland, Illinois). A talented field of forty-four Super Late Models registered for battle, and Rick started his outing by qualifying sixteenth in Group A to earn the eighth starting spot for his heat race. Salter advanced to a sixth place finish in his heat, sending him to a b-main. A sixth to second run in the b-main secured him the eighteenth starting spot in the 40 lap finale. In the feature the track took on rubber early on in the race, and with passing being difficult Salter retired to a 22nd place finish in an effort to save equipment. Full results from the program are available at www.TheHellTour.com

July 1st, 2014 - Salter Competes in UMP Summer Nationals at Belle-Clair
1Rick Salter took his #1S Salty Dog Racing Super Late Model into battle in a $5,000-to-win, UMP Summer Nationals event at Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) on Tuesday night.

Thirty-five Super Late Models entered the program at the 1/5 mile oval, and after qualifying seventh fastest in his group Rick went on to finish fourth in his heat race to lock into the fifteenth starting spot for the 40 lap feature. In the feature Salter advanced four spots to an eleventh place finish in the final rundown.

Full results from the program are available at www.TheHellTour.com


June 27th, 2014 - Rick Salter Returns to Belle-Clair and Claims Runner-Up Finish
1Rick Salter returned to Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) on Friday for a UMP Weekly Racing Series program. Twenty-one Super Late Model registered for the event, and Rick drew the fourth starting spot for his heat race. He went on to finish third in the heat, just missing the transfer into the dash but locking him into the eighth starting spot on the feature grid. During the course of the main event Salter advanced to a second place finish behind race winner, Matt Weidner. Richie Standridge, Mike Hammerle, and Kerry Gaultney rounded out the top five finishers. Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com

June 21st, 2014 - Mechanical Issues Plague the Team at Highland Speedway
1After Mother Nature claimed Friday night's program at Belle-Clair Speedway, the team set out to enter a Weekly Racing Series program at Highland Speedway (Highland, Illinois) on Saturday evening.

Twenty-six UMP Super Late Models registered for the event at the 1/4 mile oval, and Rick drew the fifth starting spot for the third heat race. Unfortunately his night came to an end before it ever really got started, when mechanical issues forced him to scratch from the balance of the program.

Complete results from the program are available at www.HighlandSpeedway.com


June 13th, 2014 - Top Five Finish for Salty Dog Racing at Belle-Clair
1Rick entered a single event over the weekend as he traveled to Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) on Friday night for a Weekly Racing Series event in his Super Late Model.

Nineteen entries signed in for action, and Salter would start fourth in his heat race before charging to the win. He later started and finished fifth in the dash, earning him the fifth starting spot in the main event. With passing being difficult in the feature, Rick only advanced one position to finish fourth behind race winner, Kenny Gautnley, Jim Gibson, and Matt Weidener.

Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com


May 23rd, 2014 - Salter with Another Strong Performance at Belle-Clair
1It was back to Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) on Friday night at Rick Salter and the Salty Dog Racing team continued to 2014 season with another stellar performance.

Rick started his outing by charging from fourth to win his heat race, earning him the pole position for the dash. Salter finished runner-up in the dash to lock into the outside pole position on the grid for the feature. Rick jumped to the race lead at the drop of the green flag and and had began to pull away before the caution waved on lap eight. On the restart Salter slipped back to third where he would ultimately finish behind race winner, Ryan Little and Michael Kloos.

Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com


May 17th, 2014 - Rick Salter Conquers Highland for First Win of 2014
1Rick Salter parked his #1s Salty Dog Racing/Barry Wright Super Late Model in victory lane for the first time in 2014 with a victory on Saturday night at Highland Speedway (Highland, Illinois)!

Twenty-four competitors took part in the program, and a third to second run in his heat race moved Salter to the dash, where he finished second to earn the second starting spot for the feature. Rick was joined by Chad Zobrist on the front row for the feature, and it would be Zobrist, who got the hole shot at the drop of the green flag to snag the top spot with Salter in tow. Rick pursued the leader until lap 15, when he changed grooves to the low line. The change in grooves allowed Salter to bolt to the lead. Once out front he never looked back on his way to the victory, which came over Michael Kloos, Chad Zobrist, Jason Zobrist,and Matt Taylor.

Full results from the program are available at www.HighlandSpeedway.com


May 10th, 2014 - Salter Lands Seventh Top Five of the Season at Highland
The Salty Dog Racing team was set to return to Belle-Clair Speedway (Bellville, Illinois) on Friday night but Mother Nature would win that battle as the event was cancelled.

It was back to Highland Speedway (Highland, Illinois) on Saturday night for the team as Salter continued his stellar 2014 season. Twenty-four Super Late Model entries converged on the 1/4 mile bullring, and Rick started his night by winning his preliminary heat race to earn a spot in the dash. He drew the fifth starting position for the dash and went to finish fifth, locking him into the fifth starting spot on the grid for the finale. Salter raced his way to his seventh top five finish of the season, finishing second in the main event behind race winner, Michael Kloos. Mike Schulte, Chad Zobrist, and Jason Zobrist complete the top five finishers.

Full results from the program are available at www.HighlandSpeedway.com


May 3rd, 2014 - Rick Salter Scores Top Five Finish at Highland
Rick and Salty Dog Racing entered a single event over the weekend with a trip to Highland Speedway (Highland, Illinois) on Saturday night for a Weekly Racing Series event at the 1/4 oval.

A talented field of thirty-one Super Late Models entered the event, and after starting fourth in his heat Rick drove to the win. He later drew the sixth starting spot for the dash and went on to a fourth place finish to lock into the main event. In the feature Salter would cross the finish line in third behind race winner, Michael Kloos and Frankie Martin. Dan Jacober and Greg Kimmens rounded out the top five finishers.

Full results from the program are available at www.HighlandSpeedway.com


April 26th, 2014 - Strong Weekend Performances for Rick Salter
Rick and Salty Dog Motorsports returned to Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) on Friday evening to wreak havoc on the oval in their #1s Super Late Model. Twenty-one Super Late Models entered the event, and after a fifth to second run in his heat race followed by a fifth place finish in the dash, Rick was set to start fifth on the feature grid. During the course of the finale he advanced three spots on his way to a second place finish behind race winner, Matt Bailey. Andrew Johns, Mike Hammerle, and Greg Kimmons rounded out the top five finishers. Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com

Highland Speedway (Highland, Illinois) was the destination for the team on Saturday night as Weekly Racing Series event was contested in the Super Late Model division.

Twenty-two entries registered to chase the win, and in heat race action Salter started fifth before finishing third to earn the eighth starting spot for the feature. As the main event went green he would go on to race his way to a fourth place finish behind race winner, Daryn Klien, Scott Webber, and Chad Zobrist. Full results from the event can be found at www.HighlandSpeedway.com


April 19th, 2014 - Salter Lands a Pair of Top Fives in Weekend Action
Rick Salter opened his weekend on Friday night in his #1s Salty Dog Racing Super Late Model at Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, Illinois) in Weekly Racing Series Event. Twenty-one entries registered for battle and Rick drew the sixth starting spot for the heat race. He was battling for third in the heat when he was caught in a melee on the final lap. The crew would thrash to make the necessary repairs to the #1s entry for a fourteenth starting spot in the main event. In the feature Salter sliced through the field advancing eleven positions to a third place finish behind race winner Ryan Little, and John Beck. Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com

Saturday night took the team to Highland Speedway (Highland, Illinois) for another Weekly Racing Series Event at the 1/4 mile oval. With twenty-two entries in the pits, Salter finished second in his heat race before finishing third in the dash to earn the fourth starting spot in the finale. He battled amongst the top five for much of the event before crossing the finish line in fifth behind race winner Mike Schulte, Daryn Klien, Matt Weidener, and Michael Kloos. Full results from the event can be found at www.HighlandSpeedway.com


March 28th, 2014 - Rick Salter Opens 2014 Season at Belle-Clair Speedway
Rick Salter opened his version of the 2014 racing season on Friday night as he took his #1s Salty Dog Racing Super Late Model into battle at Belle-Clair Speedway (Belleville, IL).

With eighteen entries in the pits Rick started fifth and advanced to third in his heat race, which resulted in him starting sixth in the dash. Salter went on to finish fourth in the dash, locking him into the fourth starting spot on the grid for the main event. Rick raced around the top five for much of the event before registering a fourth place finish at the checkered flag behind race winner Randy Korte, Michael Kloos, and Mike Schulte.

Complete results from the event are available at www.BelleClairSpeedway.com



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