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Lucas Oil Speedway Spotlight: With eye on the ASCS...

Lucas Oil Speedway Spotlight: With eye on the ASCS...

9/14/2021 -
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Hard Charger For Covington at LOS 360 Nationals

Hard Charger For Covington at LOS 360 Nationals

9/9/2021 -
CG Motorsports- Glenpool, Ok. (Sept 8th, 2021) Matt Covington came home with a 4th place finish, earning the Hard Charger award this past Su
Matt Covington Leads It All For Sprint Week Score...

Matt Covington Leads It All For Sprint Week Score...

7/25/2021 -
(Image Credit: Jennifer Newkirk) Bryan Hulbert – LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 24, 2021) Two nights through Arkansas in Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Week

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Race Stats

  • Races43
  • Wins4
  • Top 525
  • Top 1032

Bio

Matt Covington
Quick Facts
HometownGlenpool, OK
Nickname"Lighting"
SpouseVirginia Covington
OccupationRace Car Driver
Birthday11/9

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. Matt went back full time with the Lucas Oil ASCS National tour In 2014. During the past five seasons Matt has picked up multiple National Tour wins along with a steady presence among the top-5 in year end points. For the 2021 season, Matt will run with the ASCS National Tour along with a handful of World of Outlaw races when the schedule permits. His goal will be to finish inside the top-3 in ASCS National points with multiple wins and contend for the championship.

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

3-Time Quarter Midget National Champion, Inducted into the Quarter Midget Hall Of Fame, 10-ASCS National Tour Wins, 2-Knoxville 360 Nationals A-main qualifier, 3-Time ASCS Lone Star Region Champion, and 2-Time ASCS Sooner Region Champion

Crew Members

Mike Davenport
Tyler Covington
Bill Covington
Eric Covington

Sponsors

A-Rock Materials, T&L Foundry, Winters Performance Products, Butlerbuilt Motorsports Equipment, Factor One Racing, Triple X Race Components, DMI, Schoenfeld Headers, Allstar Performance Products, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Kse Racing Products Inc, Competition Suspension, Hot-Rod Powder Coating, Maxwell oil, Eaton Industrial, Edison Auto Body, Huggins Cams, Hoosier Racing Tire, Smileys Racing Products, Wilwood Brakes, Lucas Oil, K&N Filters, Shark Racing Engines, Loose Change, D&W Towing, South Plains Towing, FKK Shocks

Special Thanks To Our Sponsors

A-Rock Materials
Triple X Chassis
All Star Performance
TL Foundry INC.
Keizer Aluminum Wheels
Simpson Race Products
C.G. Martin
Schoenfeld Headers
DMI Racing
Winters Performance Products
Factor One Racing
KSE Racing Products
CSI Suspension
Brodix Heads
Maxwell Oil
Edison Auto Body
Hotrod Powder Coating
Smileys Racing Products
Wilwood
Huggins Cams
Outlaw Wings
Eaton Industrial Coatings
Smith Precision Titanium
Shark Racing Engines
Racers 4 Christ
DW Towing
Griffith Trucking
Loose Change
South Plains Towing
Kaeding Performance Factory Kahne