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Lightning Larry Rumbles To Brewerton Victory

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Larry Wight Starts Out 2017 at the Brewerton Speedway with Two Straight Wins Story By: DAVE MEDLER / BREWERTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF BREWERTON, NY – May 20, 2017 – Larry Wight in his quest for his first Tracey Road Equipment Modified track title at the Brewerton Speedway has started out the first two races of the season in victory lane. In the wild 35 lap feature Wight started 18th and took the lead on a restart with two laps to go outrunning defending track champion Jimmy Phelps. Alan Fink (Sportsman) Jeff Sykes (Mod Lites) and Chuck…

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Right Place Right Time For Gulick At Outlaw

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Coleman Gulick in Right Place at Right Time to Take Outlaw Speedway Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Win   Story By: MIKE MALLETT ESS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM   Dundee NY.- May 20, 2017- Sometimes it’s all about being in the right place at the right time.  That was the case on Friday night for Coleman Gulick at the Outlaw Speedway. Gulick has had a fast race car underneath him throughout the 2017 season but he had yet to finish at the front of a 25-lap Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint A-Main.  On Friday night it…

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Sheppard Leads The Way At Outlaw Speedway

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GULICK AND SHEPPARD SHINE ON SCORPION SECURITY PRODUCTS NIGHT AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By: PAUL SZMAL / OUTLAW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM DUNDEE, NY - May 20, 2017-The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) joined the regular Super 6 Show on Scorpion Security Products Night at Outlaw Speedway Friday night.  Track conditions continued to improve and provided great racing on the 4/10 mile clay oval. The 25-lap Lucas Oil ESS A-Main started with Jeff Cook and Paul Colagiovanni battling for the early lead as Alain Bergeron slotted into third spot.  The leaders caught traffic by lap…

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Gravel Stays Hot; Scores Morgan Cup Opening Night Checkers

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DAVID GRAVEL WINS WORLD OF OUTLAWS MORGAN CUP WEEKEND OPENER FRIDAY NIGHT AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF MECHANICSBURG, PA – May 20, 2017- David Gravel held off Donny Schatz over the final laps to win the Morgan Cup weekend opener Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway in a 25-lap main event sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. His seventh series win of the season, and second straight in Pennsylvania after winning Wednesday at Lincoln, was worth $8,000. “I’m with a great team with…

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Outlaw Late Model Series First Quarter Review

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First Quarter of the Season Recap Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO LM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, N.C. - May 12, 2017 - The World of Outlaws® Craftsman Late Model Series has hit the quarter mark of the 2017 season as 12 of the 54 scheduled races have been completed. Thus far, 13 full-time drivers and their crews, along with Series officials, have traveled countless of miles to bring Late Model shootouts to dirt tracks across the nation spanning from Texas to Illinois to Florida and tracks in between. The fans have seen nine different winners…

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Larson Leads Mistake Free Qualifying Session For All Star Pole

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Kyle Larson Grabs Top Starting Spot For Monster Energy All-Star Race Story By: REID SPENCCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. – May 20, 2017- Friday’s qualifying session for the Monster Energy All-Star Race was all about staying mistake-free. Kurt Busch didn’t. Kyle Larson did, and that was the difference between starting first and starting fifth in NASCAR’s million-dollar exhibition race on Saturday night (at 6 p.m. ET on FS1). In a unique qualifying format that features three laps punctuated by a four-tire pit stop, Busch posted the fastest time in the final round,…

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Kyle Busch Trucks To Record 7th Series Victory

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Kyle Busch Claims Record Seventh NASCAR Truck Series Victory at Charlotte Story By: REID SPENCER NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. –May 20, 2017-  Kyle Busch never tires of winning, even though he does it more often than anyone else. Busch led 90 of 134 laps in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and completed a dominating victory in the event, sweeping both early stages of the race and taking the checkered flag .986 seconds ahead of runner-up Johnny Sauter. The win was Busch’s seventh in 11 starts at…

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Bloomquist Capitalizes On Richards Misfortune At LaSalle Shootout

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Bloomquist Takes Spring Shootout at LaSalle Speedway Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM LaSalle, IL - May 20, 2017 - Defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Scott Bloomquist inherited the lead with five laps to go when race leader Josh Richards spun in turn number two, bringing out a caution flag. Bloomquist then led the rest of the way for his 81st career LOLMDS victory. Bloomquist started on the outside front row and led the first 35 laps of the race until Richards worked his way around him…

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Decker Looks To Light Up Thunder Mountain

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Billy Decker Makes Thunder Mountain Return For ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ May 28 Driving Jeremy Smith-Owned Car; STSS Modified 50 On Tap Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CENTER LISLE, NY –May 19, 2017-  For the first time since the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP was formed in 2014, Southern Tier favorite Billy Decker is set to compete at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Decker, who resides in nearby Sidney, N.Y., will enter the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special on Sunday, May 28: event No. 2 of the…

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Arctic Cat All Stars Hit The Road This Weekend

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Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Stars ready for weekend road trip to Indiana and Wisconsin Press Release By: TYLER ALTMEYER / ALL STAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANAPOLIS, IN -May 19, 2017 - After a two-week hiatus, one of which the result of wet weather and unseasonably cold temperatures in Western Pennsylvania, Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will return to competition this Friday through Sunday, this time visiting an area just north of Series headquarters in Indianapolis, followed by a two-night stay in The Badger State. “America’s Series” will invade three dirt…

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Short Track Super Series Race of the Week

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Star-Studded Field Taking Shape For ‘Diamond State 50’ At Delaware International Speedway Thursday, May 25 Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM DELMAR, DE – May 19, 2017- The “race of the week” for NJ, PA and DE race fans serves as a kickoff to the Memorial Day weekend. On Thursday, May 25, Delaware International Speedway hosts the ‘Diamond State 50’ for Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modifieds. The event is Race No. 3 for the STSS Velocita-USA South Region. A stellar field of STSS Modifieds is…

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Friesen, Wight, Mahaney Double Down At Weedsport

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Stewart Friesen, Larry Wight, Mike Mahaney Look to Pull World of Outlaws, Super DIRTcar Double at Weedsport  Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By. RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF    WEEDSPORT, NY -May 18, 2017  – The Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified back-to-back special this Sunday and Monday at Weedsport Speedway is exciting enough; throw in three drivers looking to pull double duty, and you have something special. Stewart Friesen, Larry Wight, and Mike Mahaney are three drivers that will compete in both the World of Outlaws Sprint Car event on…

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Fonda Speedway Looks To Rebound From Rainouts

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FONDA SPEEDWAY ROARS BACK INTO ACTION THIS SATURDAY, MAY 20 AFTER TWO CONSECUTIVE RAINOUTS Press Release By: RON SZCCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY – May 18, 2017- This Saturday, May 20 Demitraszek Enterprises looks to get their 2017 season back on track after two consecutive rainouts the last two weeks. Drivers and race fans will look forward to some great racing action on that night, as VP Small Engine Fuels will sponsor a regular night of racing in all divisions starting with the first heat race taking the green flag at 7:00…

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Road Trip Weekend For ESS Warriors

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Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Back in Action this Weekend at Outlaw and Selinsgrove Speedways!   Press Release By: DEAN REYNOLDS / ESS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF SYRACUSE, NY – May 18, 2017- After a couple of weekends off, the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints kicks into full gear starting this weekend with Fri. and Sat. stops at the Outlaw and Selinsgrove Speedways. Both events pay $2,000 to win with $250 to start at Outlaw and $400 to start for the Mach 1 Chassis Spectacular at Selinsgrove. The last event was held at the Fulton Speedway in…

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Buckwalter Rebounds For Action Track Win

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Tim Buckwalter, Radney, Daniels, & Spayd Win Meitzler Memorial Races on May 17 Story By: BARRY ANGSTADT / ACTION TRACK USA / MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM Kutztown Pa.- May 18, 2017- Three nights after a disappointing DNF in the season opener, Tim Buckwalter rebounded in a big way on Wednesday, winning the Goldie & Elton Meitzler Memorial presented by Hoosier Racing Tires for the USAC All Pro SpeedSTRs at Kutztown’s JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA. Joining Buckwalter in Weaknecht Archery Victory Lane on Wednesday were Jim Radney (Hyper Racing Wingless 600 Sprints) and Marc Daniels (All Star Slingshots).…

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David Gravel Dominates at Lincoln for Gettysburg Clash Win

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David Gravel Dominates at Lincoln for Gettysburg Clash Win Earns Sixth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series Victory This Season Story By: Clayton Johns/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA - May 17, 2017 - David Gravel dominated the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway on Wednesday night, leading all 35 laps of the Feature at the historic 3/8-mile track to take the checkered flag 6.501 seconds ahead of runner-up finisher Daryn Pittman. The Feature win completed a perfect night for Gravel. The Watertown, CT driver was quickest in Flight A Time Trials…

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HBR Racing Recap May 17th

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HBR Racing Recap 5/17/17 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com May 17, 2017 – The Super DIRTcar Series made its first appearance since 2005 at Bridgeport Speedway Tuesday night for the Friends of Mike ‘The Finale.’ Tuesday night’s results weren’t what the HBR team had hoped for but they persevered and rallied two top 20 finishes. Jimmy Phelps started sixth in his heat and finished sixth. He missed the transfer by two spots. Max McLaughlin started second and drove away with the lead until he was struck with a blown motor. “I started second and got by Peter…

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Super DIRTcar Series Invades Weedsport Speedway

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Matt Sheppard, Billy Decker Lead Super DIRTcar Series Invasion of Weedsport Speedway this Monday Story By: DAN KAPUSINCSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY - May 18, 2017 – As the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds prepare to take on Weedsport Speedway for Big Block Monday presented by Big Dog Country 103.5FM on May 22, a familiar face leads the standings after the first two events of the season. Despite not winning either of the first two events of the year at Fulton or Bridgeport Speedways, ‘Super’ Matt Sheppard leads the Super DIRTcar…

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Fulton High Banks Ready for Action

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Fulton Speedway Fast Paced Racing Action Continues This Saturday, May 20 Press Release By: DAVE MEDLER / FULTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MIKE JOHNSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY – May 18, 2017 - After finally beating Mother Nature with an exciting night of racing last Saturday, the Fulton Speedway is ready to do it again this Saturday, May 20 when Oswego County Today presents American Diabetes Association of Central NY night. On the family, affordable,race card will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models, E&V Energy Novice Sportsman…

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‘ Law Enforcement Night’ At The Great Race Place

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Albany Saratoga Speedway Honors ' Americas Finest '  Press Release By: MATT KEITH / ALBANY SARATOGA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Malta, New York - May 18, 2017 - When the Albany-Saratoga Speedway swings open its gates on Friday, May 19, it will be “Law Enforcement Night” at the famed Malta oval.   All law enforcement officials will be admitted into the speedway, with proper identification, free of charge. “It’s a chance for us to give back and honor the men and women who protect and serve us all on a daily basis” said promotor Lyle DeVore.  “This…

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FOUR DIVISIONS OF RACING AT GRANDVIEW ON TP TRAILERS AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT NIGHT,

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FANS CAN WIN DOVER NASCAR TICKETS COURTESY OF WNPV RADIO AND YOU ARE ASKED TO WEAR YELLOW Press Release By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACESGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA-  May 18, 2017 - With two straight Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing programs rained out there are dozens of racers anxious to get back in action including the nine that have been fortunate enough to win features during the rain plagued season. Getting back to racing this Saturday night with the TP Trailers and Truck Equipment Night there is the makings of some very tough battles…

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Brewerton Speedway Gets Back In Action

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Brewerton Speedway Races Into a Night of Speed This Friday, May 19 Press Release By: DAVE MEDLER / BREWERTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM BREWERTON, NY – May 18, 2016 – After a successful opening night the Brewerton Speedway racers are ready to unleash the horsepower on the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ this Friday, May 19 on LaLonde Electric and American Diabetes Association of Central New York night. On the fast paced, family affordable, race card will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Firehouse Subs Mod Lites and the JB Logging & Firewood…

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Big Block/Small Block Shootout Set For Weedsport

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Big Block/Small Block Challenge Takes Center Stage at Weedsport Speedway on June 4     Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY -May 18, 2017 – The second major weekend of action on Weedsport Speedway’s 2017 racing schedule will pit Big Block and Small Block Modifieds against one another in the Big Block/Small Block Challenge at The Port on Sunday, June 4. Paying $3,000 to the winner, the 50-lap challenge event will be the featured main event on the night’s racing card accompanied by the always exciting Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout…

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The Electric Company Shines Bright At Bridgeport ‘Friends Of Mike’

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Ryan Watt Earns First Career Super DIRTcar Series Win; Bridgeport Champion Defends Home Turf Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS /DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM SWEDESBORO, NJ - May 17, 2017 - Ryan Watt inherited the lead when Rick Laubach suffered a flat tire on lap 10 and dominated the remaining 50 laps to earn his first career Super DIRTcar Series win in the Friends of Mike 'The Finale' Feature at Bridgeport Speedway on Tuesday night. Watt, a native of Boyertown, PA and the reigning Bridgeport track champion, defended his home turf while earning the 811 Dig Safely…

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Danny Johnson & Chad Hollenbeck Headline Winners On Rare Monday Night In Georgetown

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Danny Johnson (Modified) & Chad Hollenbeck (Super Late Model) Headline Winners On Rare Monday Night Georgetown Speedway Event; 112 Cars Take Part In Busy Program Story By: Marshall Gabell/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - During an action-packed, star-studded six-feature match card, Northeast invaders were able to steal the show and flex their muscle on a spontaneous Monday in the First State. And yes, that was not a typo. Dirt-track racing on a Monday night at Georgetown Speedway. On a night designed to make-up the recent motorsports rain-outs in the mid-Atlantic region, which included last weekend's weather marred Tri-State…

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Pittman Eyes Jersey Return

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World of Outlaws To Invade New Jersey Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / FIRST DIGITAL MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Bechtelsville Pa.- May 16, 2017- Claiming to be the Greatest Show on Dirt, the World of Outlaw Craftsman Sprint Car Series is set to invade New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday night May 23rd for the 5th Annual Jersey Outlaw Classic. This will be the only Garden State appearance by the World of Outlaws in 2017. Kasey Kahne Racing’s Daryn Pittman has had this race circled on the calendar since the schedule was announced as he has won the last…

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All Eyes On Alonso At Indy

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Alonso Skates Through Successful First Day Of Indy 500 Practice Story By: JEFF OLSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS JONES / INDYcar SERIES PHOTO INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana –May 16, 2017- After the opening day of practice for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, Fernando Alonso rolled to his news conference on a motorized skateboard. He answered nine questions, most of which could be paraphrased as such: It’s great, I’m learning a lot, and I’m enjoying myself. Then he hopped on his skateboard and rolled back to Gasoline Alley at Indianapolis Motor Speedway without a care. Thus was…

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Andretti Sets The Pace At Indianapolis 500 Practice

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Andretti Fastest Again On First Day Of Indianapolis 500 Practice Story By: MITCH ROBINSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS JONES / INDYcar SERIES PHOTO INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana –May 16, 2017-  His new teammate may be grabbing worldwide attention for his appearance in the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, but it was Marco Andretti who snatched speed honors on the opening day of practice for the 101st running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Andretti set the pace in the No. 27 United Fiber & Data Honda with a lap of 226.338 mph as 32 cars turned 1,501…

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“Joey Pole” Returning to Honor Curley at ACT Spring Green at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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Former ACT champion Announces Plans to Compete as Salute to Mentor Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY WEST HAVEN, Vt. –May 16, 2017- Joey Polewarczyk Jr. will pay tribute to a stock car racing legend on Saturday night, May 20, when he returns to American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model competition in honor of the late Tom Curley.  Known by racing fans across the country as “Joey Pole,” the former champion will make his first ACT start of the 2017 season at the “Spring Green 117” event at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West…

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Pauch Jr. Wins Tobias Classic for SpeedSTRs

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Bright Bounds To 600 Sprint Victory Story By: BARRY ANGSTADT / ACCTION TRACK USA MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM Kutztown, PA – May 16, 2016- The 2016 racing season, at least at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds, was not a good one for Billy Pauch Jr. The New Jersey ace did not win a single USAC All Pro SpeedSTR feature and ran second or third so often in the Hyper Racing Wingless 600 Sprints that it became very frustrating for the third generation racer. All that changed on Sunday night in the Mother’s Day edition of…

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Super DIRTcar Series Takes On Weedsport

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Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Monday Marks Third Points Event of 2017 Press Release By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / SUPER DIRTcar  SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, NC - May 15, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series will make its first of three visits to Weedsport (NY) Speedway on May 22 for Big-Block Monday. The takeover of the pristine 3/8-mile oval marks the third points event on the Series' 2017 schedule. The grounds of Weedsport Speedway are home to Heinke Baldwin Racing teammates Jimmy Phelps and Max McLaughlin. Now in his second full-time season with the Super DIRTcar Series, the…

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Schartner Piloits Home Built Racer To Oswego Victory

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Andrew Schartner Takes Dad's Home Built To Opening Night Victory Story By: CANDEM PROUD / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS BURGESS / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY -  May 15, 2017- The script could not have been written any better for Andrew Schartner at Oswego Speedway's 67th Annual Opening Night presented by Mitchell's Speedway Press this past Saturday. Schartner, of Concord, NC drove his father Karl's brand new homebuilt racer to victory lane in just its first start, holding off series standouts Dave Cliff and Russ Brown for the eventual checkered flag in the 30-lap Pathfiner Bank SBS main event. Saturday's…

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Bauer Schools Sprint Stars at Mercer’

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Fink, Bova, Marcucci, and Paden also Triumph Story By: LOU LONG / MERCCER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: TOMMY HEIN / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mercer, PA- May 15, 2017- "The Professor," Michael Bauer, taught the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars a lesson on how to run the inside line at Mercer Raceway Park. The honors graduate of Clarion University with degrees in Mathematics and Physics easily figured out that the inside was not only the shortest way around the speedway, but the fastest as well. The Turn 4 Toilets 358 Modified go belonged to Kyle Fink, who assumed the lead when the…

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Price-Miller Captures First Career Victory at Tri-State Speedway

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Price-Miller Captures First Career Victory at Tri-State Speedway Story By: Colby Gorniewicz/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Gravel and Johnson round out the podium Haubstadt, IN, - May 15, 2017 - All the stars aligned at Tri-State Speedway for Parker Price-Miller. Inheriting the lead on Lap 18 after Sheldon Haundenschild ran into a slower car in lap traffic, causing him to do a complete 360, Price-Miller had to endure challenges from last year's Tri-State Speedway winner, David Gravel. Meticulously working his way through lap traffic, Price-Miller picked the best lanes and would go on to win his first career World of…

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Luck Changes Quickly for Tim Brown and Jonathan Brown at Bowman Gray

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Luck Changes Quickly for Tim Brown and Jonathan Brown at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinilis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) On Saturday night, Tim Brown showed us how quickly a night can go from hot to cold at Bowman Gray Stadium. Brown was the fastest qualifier with a time of 13.555, placing him on the pole for the start of the first 25-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg threatened the rear bumper of Brown, but the #83 machine of Brown maintained the lead. Brown went…

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THE BIG SHOW 9 – A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS EVENT!

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Refreshments, Souvenirs, Driver Autographs, and “Pick-the-Quick” Fan Contest Part of the Pre-Race Activities Story By: JOHN SNYDER / THE BIG SHOW 9 MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SUSSEX, NJ. - May 15, 2017- ”The Big Show 9 is not just another mid-week race,” says event organizer and champion race car driver Brett Hearn. “Our goal is to make this a memorable evening of high speed excitement and entertainment for both the fans and the competitors. We work hard to give everyone an enhanced motorsports experience” Spectator gates for The Big Show 9 Super DIRTcar Modified Series race meet…

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ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY LOOKS TO GET BACK ON TRACK

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RACING CONTINUES FULL STRIDE SATURDAY NIGHT, MAY 20 AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY Press Release By: JOHN SNYDER / OCFS MEDIA Photos By: JANE & HARRY CELLA / RACERSGUIDE.COM MIDDLETOWN, NY - May 15, 2017- Weekly stock car racing at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York continues on Saturday, May 20. The night’s action will include five divisions in qualifying and feature event races, with the mighty Big-Block Modifieds headlining the program. Also on the card will be the very competitive Small-Block Modifieds, the unpredictable Sportsman, and the full-bodied Street Stocks. All divisions will compete in qualifying races…

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USAC Eastern Storm Ready For Pennsylvania Invasion

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EASTERN STORM ENTERS 2ND DECADE WITH A NEW TWIST AS USAC SPRINTS EYE PENNSYLVANIA TOUR JUNE 13-18 Story By: BOB MILLER / EASTERN STORM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Bechtelsville Pa.- May 15, 2017- Throughout its first decade, the Eastern Storm has continually grown by leaps and bounds each year in terms of prestige. It’s become a marquee event that drivers and fans alike circle on their calendar each year when the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship schedule is released. In 2017, Eastern Storm enters its 11th year stronger than ever, but with a slightly new…

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TO HOST 28TH SEASON OF THUNDER SERIES

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$500 TO TAKE THE GREEN FOR BIG BLOCK/358 MODIFIEDS IN THUNDER ON THE HILL SEASON OPENER SUNDAY, MAY 28 Story By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - May 15, 2017 – There’s no better way to celebrate the Memorial Day Weekend then  to be at the Grandview Speedway on Sunday night, May 28  for the Pioneer Pole Buildings  Triple Thunder Thriller racing program.  The  Big Block vs. Small Block Modifieds highlight an exciting night of racing for area race fans as the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series…

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The Posse’ Square Off Against The Outlaws Morgan Cup Weekend

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NAPA/NGK Spark Plug Williams Grove Morgan Cup Weekend Hosts World Of Outlaws May 19 & 20 Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg  Pa.- May 15, 2017- Williams Grove Speedway will present the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series this Friday and Saturday, May 19 and 20 with time trials getting underway both nights at 7:30 pm. Gates for each day of the affair will open at 5 pm with fireworks included in both programs. Adult general admission tickets are $30 each night with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for…

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Shullick, Danzer Take Early Leads in Triple Crown Championship Series

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Triple Crown Championship Series Opener Show Tight Competition Story By: CANDEM PROUD / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY - May 15, 2017 – A total of eleven registered cars and drivers took part in the inaugural event of the Shea Concrete Triple Crown Championship Series presented by ASI Racewear on Saturday night at Oswego Speedway with TCCS follower Dave Shullick Jr. earning his first career Novelis Supermodified non-wing main event win at the Steel Palace aboard the John Nicotra Racing No. 2. After setting fast time in group time trials earlier in the evening, a…

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Hearn Continues Quest For 900th Victory

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HEARN MOTORS TO VICTORY AT ALBANY-SARATOGA Story By: MATT KEITH / ALBANY SARATOGA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK BROWN / RACERSGUIDE.COM Malta, NY.- May 15, 2017 - With reserved tickets to “Big Show 9” going on sale on Monday, Brett Hearn put on a show of his own Friday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in the 35-lap Modified feature on “Hoosier Mama” night, thus securing himself a spot in the “Outlaw 200” at Fulton Speedway later this year. It was Matt Depew and Bobby Hackel IV on the front row taking Kenny Marshall's green flag with Hearn firing from position number…

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Solomito Muscles Way to Langley Victory

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Reclaims Modified Tour Points Lead With Second Win of 2017 Story By: ANDY MARQUIS / NASCAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM   HAMPTON, Va. – May 14, 2017- Timmy Solomito muscled his way past Doug Coby with seven laps to go to score the victory in Saturday night’s City of Hampton 150 at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway – his second victory of the season in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. Coby had dominated much of the event, leading all but six laps, but Solomito closed in on him in the closing stages of the 150 lap race…

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Tim Sears Jr. Rebounds For Fulton Feature Win

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Tim Sears Jr. Wins Exciting Fulton Speedway Modified Feature Story By: DAVE MEDLER / FULTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By:RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF FULTON, NY- May 14, 2017 – Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway, Tim Sears Jr. was involved in an in a mishap that saw him go off the speedway on a tow truck ending his night. All day Saturday, Sears and his race team had to replace the entire front end and other damage before heading to the Fulton Speedway. All their hard work paid off as Sears won the 35 lap Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified feature after…

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It’s a Game of Numbers at Eldora: #15 Scores #9 on Night 2 of #LetsRaceTwo

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Donny Schatz Leads All 30 Laps For His Ninth Season Win Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM ROSSBURG, OH — May 14, 2017 — Eight-time World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Champion and current points leader Donny Schatz scored his ninth season win on the second and final night of #LetsRaceTwo at Eldora Speedway, leading all 30 laps into the checkers. Behind him, a fierce battle for second and third ensued, in which Outlaws Brad Sweet and Jason Johnson ultimately lost out to Ohio native Chad Kemenah and West Coast favorite…

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Mark Smith Wires For First Port Royal Sprints Win In Eight Years

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Rick Singleton Survives For Late Model Win, Shoop gets first in econos and Grube gets first in 305s Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Port Royal Pa.- May 14, 2017– Former track champion Mark Smith of Sunbury wired the field for the 25-lap 410 sprint car win at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, taking $3,200 for the 33rd win of his career at the track. The win marked the end of an eight-year absence for Smith from 410-sprint victory lane at the oval. Rick Singleton of Huntingdon took the win…

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THE MADMAN IS BACK

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BALLOU RETURNS TO VICTORY LANE AT ELDORA AFTER 8-MONTH RECOVERY Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM Rossburg, Ohio- May 14, 2017- Thursday, he was medically cleared.  Friday, he was back in a racecar.  Saturday, he was back in victory lane. The timeline of events that led to Ballou’s triumphant return to the top after an agonizing eight-month recovery from serious neck injuries sustained in a racing accident last September is as remarkable as it comes. The storybook journey took the Rocklin, California native and 2015 USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Champion to…

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Overton Outruns Outlaws at Smoky Mountain Speedway

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Madden and Clanton Round Out Podium Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO FILES MARYVILLE, T.N. -  May 14, 2017-  Brandon Overton claimed his second-ever World of Outlaw Craftsman® Late Model Series win at Smoky Mountain Speedway. For the redraw six kids from the crowd were selected to draw the drivers starting positions. Luckily for Overton the Craftsman wrench that was picked was a number two, putting him outside of pole-sitter, Brandon Sheppard. Sheppard held on to the lead for the first 19 laps of the race, despite two cautions which reset the…

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Truex Bowls Down The Field In Kansas

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Truex Ends Kansas Jinx; Almirola taken to local hospital following accident Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES/ NASCAR KANSAS CITY, Kan. – May 14, 2017- Martin Truex Jr. finally ended his Kansas hex. Truex streaked away on the final restart with two laps left in Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400 to win his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. Truex led a race-high 104 of 267 laps to win for the ninth time in his career and for the second time this season. Three times in the past, Truex had…

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“The Hotshoe” Hossfeld Returns To Victory Lane at Lancaster

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HOSSFELD, STEFFENHAGEN, SHARPE & WOCH WIN AT LANCASTER Story By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -May 14, 2017 – Lancaster National Speedway’s X-Press Signs Stock Car Series returned to action on Saturday night following a one week interruption courtesy of Mother Nature. Chuck “The Hotshoe” Hossfeld of Ransomville, N.Y. returned to victory lane in the Sunoco Sportsman as he captured the 35-lap feature. Jim Steffenhagen of Rochester won the 50-lap Mike Julicher Tribute Race for the New York Super Stock Series. Rich Sharpe of Lancaster picked up his second win in…

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