Cottage Grove Speedway Updates Street Stock Rules
Cottage Grove Speedway Set For Annual Historical Night On Saturday August 2nd; Fireworks To Close Out The Night
Baker, Mayea, Akin, And Britton Feature Winners At Armed Forces Night
Swaim Back In The Winner’s Circle At CGS
Evan Britton Wins Street Stock Race #4 Of 2014 At CGS
Cottage Grove Speedway Updates Street Stock Rules

Cottage Grove Speedway Updates...

7/31/2014 -
Cottage Grove Speedway Updates Street Stock Rules (Photo Courtesy of Dirt Monkey Productions) We would like to let all Street Stock teams know that Cottage Grove Speedway has updated their
Cottage Grove Speedway Set For Annual Historical Night On Saturday August 2nd; Fireworks To Close Out The Night

Cottage Grove Speedway Set For...

7/30/2014 -
Cottage Grove Speedway Set For Annual Historical Night On Saturday August 2nd; Fireworks To Close Out The Night By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Dirt Monkey Productions) Cottage Grove,
Baker, Mayea, Akin, And Britton Feature Winners At Armed Forces Night

Baker, Mayea, Akin, And...

7/28/2014 -
Baker, Mayea, Akin, And Britton Feature Winners At Armed Forces Night By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Dirt Monkey Productions) Fans of the Cottage Grove Speedway were treated to some
Swaim Back In The Winner’s Circle At CGS

Swaim Back In The Winner’s...

7/25/2014 -
Swaim Back In The Winner’s Circle At CGS By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Dirt Monkey Productions) The Hornets would be the support class on Thursday July 24th as the Wild West
Evan Britton Wins Street Stock Race #4 Of 2014 At CGS

Evan Britton Wins Street Stock...

7/23/2014 -
Evan Britton Wins Street Stock Race #4 Of 2014 At CGS By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Dirt Monkey Productions) While the Wild West Modified Speedweek rolled into town on Tuesday July
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HometownGlenpool, OK
OccupationRace Car Driver
Birthday11/9/1989
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Driver Bio

Matt Covington

About Matt

At age five, Matt began his racing career as a member of the Tulsa Quarter Midget Association. For the next eight years, Matt traveled the States and into Canada accumulating over 100 A-Feature wins and three national titles. In 2004, he was inducted into the Quarter Midget Hall of Fame.

After Quarter Midgets, Matt made the crossover from asphalt to dirt, by driving a 600 micro. Matt was able to keep the success going in the micros with 10 feature wins. In his first ever Micro National appearance, he turned heads by placing 4th among some of the top contenders in the country at the 2004 Micro Nationals. Since 2004, Matt has made yearly appearances at the Tulsa Shoot-Out, and has raced the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals several times with hopes of making yearly appearances.

Currently, Matt is running a 360 Sprint Car in the Lucas Oil ASCS National and Regional Sprint Car Series. In 2008, He finished 4th in points in the ASCS Sooner Region. In 2009 Matt finished 2nd in the ASCS Sooner points only 32 points back from clinching his first sprint car championship while also mixing in half of the ASCS National schedule while and picked up a win at the famed Knoxville Raceway followed by a Knoxville 360 nationals A-Main start. In 2010 Matt ran the Full Lucas Oil ASCS National Series with a National win at Kilgore and also picked up a win at the "Ditch" in West Memphis. 2011 saw Matt winning the ASCS Lonestar Series championship and a runner-up finish in the ASCS Sooner region. Matt also added another national tour win at the end of 2011 at Las Cruzes, New Mexico. In 2012 and 2013, Matt became only the second driver in American Sprint Car Series history to earn two Regional championships in the same season by winning both the Sooner and Lonestar regional championships. In 2014, Matt plans to rejoin the National Tour and continue the success of the previous seasons.

Matt understands the importance of education and attends Tulsa Community College. He plans on transferring to Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma for a degree in Education. If his racing plans do not work out, he would like to become a high school wrestling coach. Matt’s spare time is spent in the Glenpool High School wrestling room assisting the wrestlers while keeping in shape.

Career Highlights

Inducted into the Quarter Midget Hall Of Fame,2-ASCS National Tour Wins, Knoxville 360 Nationals A-main qualifier, 3-Time ASCS Lone Star Region Champion, 2012 and 2013 ASCS Sooner Champion

Hobbies

If I am not racing, I love to hunt and fish.

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