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LATE-RACE HEROICS NET COURTNEY LEFFLER MEMORIAL WIN

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LATE-RACE HEROICS NET COURTNEY LEFFLER MEMORIAL WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Neil Cavanah Wayne City, Illinois (October 17, 2019)………Big track or small track, Tyler Courtney has seemingly excelled at venues of all dimensions throughout the 2019 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season. Thursday night at the smallest track on the campaign, the 1/8-mile Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois, Courtney delivered his second-straight late-race heroic effort, just weeks following his victory on the circuit's largest track, the 1/2-mile Eldora Speedway, where he emerged victorious in much the same manner. Courtney chased defending Wayne…

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Title Time for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway October 24

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Title Time for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway October 24 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region, title time is near. The $12,500 STSS Modified Halmar International North Region championship will be decided after 50 laps of racing in the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at Orange County Fair Speedway Thursday, October 24. The ‘Hard Clay Finale’ marks the eighth and final event on the…

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THUNDER ON THE HILL CLOSES OUT 2019 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 19 AT 6 PM

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THUNDER ON THE HILL CLOSES OUT 2019 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 19 AT 6 PM MODIFIED ROSTER GROWS TO INCLUDE JOHN WILLMAN, BRANDON GROSSO & RYAN KRACHUN IN CHASE OF THE 22ND ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 17, 2019) – The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will close out 2019 with the 22nd Annual 40 Lap Modified TRAFFIC JAM. $5,000 will go to the winner with a hefty $1,000 to finish tenth and $500 just to start the main event. This Triple Thunder Thriller…

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Rapid Tire Service Signs On to Sponsor 360 Sprint Car 25 Thursday, October 24 at Orange County Fair Speedway

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Rapid Tire Service Signs On to Sponsor 360 Sprint Car 25 Thursday, October 24 at Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – 360 Sprint Cars are back at Orange County Fair Speedway. On Thursday, October 24 as part of the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ the winged 360 Sprint Cars make their first appearance on the resurfaced clay of the Legendary House of Power. A healthy $3,000 winner’s share awaits the winner of the 25-lap event. Rapid Tire Service of Montgomery, N.Y., has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the…

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Heinke-Baldwin Race Team Showcased Strong Performance at SDW

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Heinke-Baldwin Race Team Showcased Strong Performance at SDW Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By Jeff Clemons & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – October 17, 2019 – Jimmy Phelps and Max McLaughlin showcased a strong performance during the 48th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. Their week got underway Wednesday night with Phelps at Weedsport Speedway for Weedsport’s annual 358 Modified Kickoff Party. “It was our first night out with the 358 car,” Phelps said. “It was a last-minute deal so we figured we should run it before we took it to Oswego.” Phelps was fast…

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Local Businesses Jump on Board for Mid-Atlantic Championship ‘Roll the Dice’ Challenge Programs

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Local Businesses Jump on Board for Mid-Atlantic Championship ‘Roll the Dice’ Challenge Programs Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Three area businesses have joined with Georgetown Speedway management to allow Modified, Super Late Model and Small-Block Modified competitors the opportunity to ‘Roll the Dice’ during Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. The two-day festival at the Sussex County half-mile oval is set to conclude the 2019 season on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds race 40 laps for a $5,000 winner’s share. Thanks to…

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FIRST-TIME WINNERS MAKE MARK ON 2019 USAC MIDGET SEASON

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FIRST-TIME WINNERS MAKE MARK ON 2019 USAC MIDGET SEASON Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (October 16, 2019)………Everybody has to start somewhere. The same rings true for everybody who's ever won a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature. They've all earned that first win somewhere, some place. Entering this weekend's double-dip over a three-night span, this season has already produced four first-time winners with the series, the most in any single year since 2008: Cannon McIntosh (Southern Illinois Center), Chris Windom (Lawrenceburg), Jason McDougal (Jefferson County) and Tanner Carrick (Sweet Springs). This…

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BOB LINEMAN JR. COLLECTS S&D BODYLINE’S 2019 PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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BOB LINEMAN JR. COLLECTS S&D BODYLINE’S 2019 PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (October 16, 2019) – Since 2016, S&D Bodyline has sponsored the Perfect Attendance Award at New Egypt Speedway for competitors in the Vahlco Wheels Modified, Hammer Sportsman and Crate Modified divisions. During intermission at the Legends of the Fall event, Bob Lineman Jr. was drawn as the winner for the 2019 season. Lineman comes from a family that has been involved in racing for forty-five years. At New Egypt Speedway, he has amassed twenty-one…

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Sun, Fun & Speed: Short Track Super Series Heads to All-Tech Raceway February 2020 for Sunshine Swing

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Sun, Fun & Speed: Short Track Super Series Heads to All-Tech Raceway February 2020 for Sunshine Swing Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – Sun, fun and speed. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its maiden voyage to the Sunshine State of Florida in February 2020. All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., is the host for the inaugural Sunshine Swing. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman are on the docket February 5-8 with lucrative pay structures posted for each night of racing. The action begins Wednesday (February…

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Eric Brown Wins the Sandra Vogler Memorial at Wyoming County

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Eric Brown Wins the Sandra Vogler Memorial at Wyoming CountyStory By: Shylo Fuchs/NYSSPhotos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com The New York Super Stocks would hit the track with 27 cars set to take the green. Ajay Potrzebowski in his #72 would jump out into the lead from the outside pole. On lap 2 the #19 of Rob Pocobellowith would end up in the turn one wall backward sustaining damage that would force him to retire. Potrzebowski would again take the lead over the #23 of Robert Fink and the #09 of Andy Cryan would soon race his way into the third position…

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WALL’S SPOOKY SPECTACULAR SET FOR SATURDAY (OCT. 19)

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WALL’S SPOOKY SPECTACULAR SET FOR SATURDAY (OCT. 19) HUGE BINGO GAME IN GRANDSTANDS Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Daytime stock car racing and a huge Bingo game in the grandstand will highlight the annual Halloween themed “Spooky Spectacular” auto racing event at Wall Stadium Speedway this Saturday (Oct. 19). Although the current long range forecast says that October 19 will offer near perfect weather, officials are taking no chances as an October 20 rain date has been announced. Competitor pit area gates will open at 10:00 a.m., grandstand seating opens at…

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Georgetown Speedway Fires Back to Life with Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend November 1 & 2

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Georgetown Speedway Fires Back to Life with Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend November 1 & 2 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After nearly a month-and-a-half of inactivity, Georgetown Speedway fires back to life with a huge weekend of racing on November 1-2. The Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend features two full days of action: something to please any race fan. The event brings down the curtain on the 2019 season at the Sussex County half-mile oval. Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 both include plenty of on-track activity. On Friday night, Small-Block Modifieds (max. 370 cubic inches)…

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7th Annual All Star Cup Shootout Rules and Entry Blanks Available Now; $6,000 Awaits Big Block vs. Small Block Winner On Saturday Night October 26th

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7th Annual All Star Cup Shootout Rules and Entry Blanks Available Now; $6,000 Awaits Big Block vs. Small Block Winner On Saturday Night October 26th Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – The 7th Annual All Star Cup Shootout is set to take place on Saturday night October 26th at the New Egypt Speedway. The event will be highlighted by a 60-Lap $6,000 to win/$400 to start Big Block vs. Small Block Modified event. Completing the card will be the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Open Sportsman and the Crate…

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HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY. . . . . . .

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HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY. . . . . . . $5,000 TO WIN, $1,000 FOR TENTH, $500 TO TAKE THE GREEN. . . . . A MODIFIED TRADITION CONTINUES WITH THE 22ND ANNUAL 40 LAP MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 19 AT 6 PM Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 15, 2019) – Thirty years of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will close out 2019 at the Grandview Speedway with the twenty-second running of the Modified Traffic Jam, a 40 lap, $5,000 to win…

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TRI-STATE HARVEST CUP USAC MIDGET RACE PREVIEW

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TRI-STATE HARVEST CUP USAC MIDGET RACE PREVIEW Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Haubstadt, Indiana (October 14, 2019)………It's been seven years since the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship graced the quarter-mile dirt of Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind., but this Saturday, October 19, the series is back at the racy southern Indiana oval as part of the Harvest Cup. In nine previous appearances by the series dating back to its debut at Tri-State in 1969, no driver has repeated their USAC Midget victory. A new winner will likely emerge this Saturday night in the tenth trip…

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Two-Wheel Weekend Coming This Saturday & Sunday October 19th & 20th At New Egypt Speedway

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Two-Wheel Weekend Coming This Saturday & Sunday October 19th & 20th At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt SpeedwayNew Egypt, NJ – It’s a two-wheel weekend this coming weekend October 19th and 20th at New Egypt Speedway as we have two Motorcycle related events on the docket. First on Saturday, October 19th it will be Flat Track Under The Lights as AMA District 6 invades New Egypt Speedway for the second time in 2019. The first event back on July 21st fielded 75 bikes in the pit area, which wasn’t bad for a 113-degree day, after hearing how well lit the New Egypt…

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JASON LEFFLER MEMORIAL RACE PREVIEW

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JASON LEFFLER MEMORIAL RACE PREVIEW Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Wayne City, Illinois (October 14, 2019)………Four past winners are in this year's lineup for the sixth running of the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Jason Leffler Memorial this Thursday night, October 17, at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois. Tyler Thomas (Collinsville, Okla.) enters as the reigning race winner at 1/8-mile dirt bullring in southern Illinois. He led the final 37 laps of the 40-lap main event to score his first and, still only, career USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature win. Thomas earned…

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New Reserved Seats Added To Front Straightaway Grandstands For 2020 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals

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ON SALE NOW! New Reserved Seats Added To Front Straightaway Grandstands For 2020 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein TULSA, Okla. (October 14, 2019) New grandstands are coming to the Front Straightaway of the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, happening January 13-18, 2020 atop the clay of the Tulsa Expo Raceway, located inside the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla. With the new grandstands, new seats have been added overlooking turns one and two, and are now available to be purchased. The additional seats are…

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Chase Dietz Wins Capitol Renegade Showdown at BAPS Motor Speedway

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Chase Dietz Wins Capitol Renegade Showdown at BAPS Motor SpeedwayStory By: BAPS Motor Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com York Haven, Pa. (10/12/19) – Chase Dietz is still in his first season with the Rick Lefever-owned team and doesn’t have a lot of experience at BAPS Motor Speedway. Those two factors probably didn’t help expectations Saturday night at the York Haven facility. Still, this team is starting to jell and find speed. That was obvious in the 30-lap main event. Dietz fell back to third, but he made a late-race charge to earn a confidence-building victory worth a $5,000 payday. “This…

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Christopher Bell wins at Tri-State Speedway as driver, owner

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Christopher Bell wins at Tri-State Speedway as driver, ownerBell wins an eventful night in Haubstadt, Brad Sweet extends points lead Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 HAUBSTADT, IN – Oct. 13, 2019 – After winning $100,000 in April through NASCAR’s Dash 4 Cash, Christopher Bell already knew what he would like to do with the money: purchase his own Sprint Car. Six months later, the Norman, Okla. driver parked his self-owned No. 21 car in Victory Lane for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ Sunday night event at Tri-State Speedway. The victory was his fifth…

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Williamson earns signature NAPA Super DIRT Week victory to join legends of the sport

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Williamson earns signature NAPA Super DIRT Week victory to join legends of the sport Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Michael Fry OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 13, 2019 – Would he make it or not? The closing laps of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 capped a drama-filled NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, where Mat Williamson had enough fuel to charge to the checkers while the car that was closing on him fast did not. A late caution set up a shootout to the checkered flag. Williamson, a 29-year-old from St. Catherines, Ontario, was in…

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Coonradt captures his first DIRTcar Pro Stock Wilkins RV 50 at NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Coonradt captures his first DIRTcar Pro Stock Wilkins RV 50 at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 13, 2019 – There’s always a first time for everything, even a big win at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT week. That was the big story for 2019 DIRTcar Hoosier Racing Tire Pro Stock Weekly Champion Josh Coonradt on Sunday afternoon, as he scored the victory in the Wilkins RV 50 at Oswego Speedway in dominant fashion by taking advantage of a mistake by his competition in the early going. Fastline Performance Pole Award winner Tony Markou…

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Inman Scores First-Ever NAPA Super DIRT Week Win in Chevy Performance 75

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Inman Scores First-Ever NAPA Super DIRT Week Win in Chevy Performance 75 Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photo By: Michael Fry OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 13, 2019 — Darien, N.Y.-native Kyle Inman capped off a tremendous NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week as he rolled across the line just nine-tenths’ of a second ahead of favorite Kevin Root to win the DIRTcar Sportsman Chevy Performance 75 at Oswego Speedway. Inman, who won the big Fulton Speedway event last Saturday, cruised through NAPA Super DIRT Week with a win at Brewerton and third at Utica-Rome before earning the seventh starting spot for…

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Matt Sheppard Becomes 12th Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winner; 165 Race Cars Jam Afton Pits

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Matt Sheppard Becomes 12th Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winner; 165 Race Cars Jam Afton Pits Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – 12 races, 12 different winners. With a jam-packed pit area filled with 165 race cars Saturday at Afton Motorsports Park, Matt Sheppard put another line on his resume, taking home the top prize from the 12th running of the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals Weekend. In the process, the Savannah, N.Y., driver inched closer to another piece of history as he chases the $57,500 Sunoco Race Fuels/Insinger Performance ‘Grand Championship’ with now just…

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Michael Page Wins Second Career Dixie Shootout

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Michael Page Wins Second Career Dixie Shootout Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WOODSTOCK, GA (October 12, 2019) - Georgia's Michael Page defended his home turf for the second time in the last three years as he won the Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout, on Saturday Night at the Dixie Speedway. With the victory in one of the Southeast's most prestigious dirt late model events, Page became the 19th different winner this season on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. Page, driving the only Stinger Race Car in the field, took the lead at the start of…

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Decker scores $20,000 DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 victory

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Decker scores $20,000 DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 victory Story By: Robby Knowles OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 12, 2019 — If you’re going to win your first DIRTcar 358 Modified Series race of the season, there’s no better time than during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. That’s exactly what the “Franklin Flyer” Billy Decker did on Saturday night, driving from 14th to victory in the Salute to the Troops 150. A restart on lap 136 set up Erick Rudolph and Decker to square off. Decker aced the restart and was able to power…

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TOP MODIFIED STARS ARE ENTERED FOR OCTOBER 19 MODS AT THE MADHOUSE HALLOWEEN PART AT GRANDVIEW

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TOP MODIFIED STARS ARE ENTERED FOR OCTOBER 19 MODS AT THE MADHOUSE HALLOWEEN PART AT GRANDVIEW 6 PM STARTING TIME Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 11, 2019) – The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series returns to Grandview Speedway on Saturday, October 19 for a Triple Thunder Thriller featuring the Big-Block/358 Modifieds, Sportsman and MASS Sprint Car Series. General Admission tickets are $25 for Adults, $10 for children age 6 through 11, and kids under 6 are FREE! Pit Admission is $40, and no license is required. Racing gets underway at…

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Dirt Track World Championship One Week Away

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Dirt Track World Championship One Week Away Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (October 11, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is set to cap off the 2019 season with one of the most anticipated events of the year. The 39th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries - will take place October 17th-19th, at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. The weekend will get underway on Thursday night with preliminary events for the Open Wheel Modifieds. On Friday, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will Hot Lap, Time Trial, and…

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape Intense action among 305 cars in Oswego pit area highlights DIRTcar Day Story By: Joe Grabianowski, Jordan DeLucia, Robby Knowles, Bill Foley and Chris Dolack/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 11, 2019 — From hot laps and time trials under the bright sun to intense heat race competition under the lights to a concert just outside the pit area, Friday’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week action at Oswego Speedway did not disappoint. With a combined 305 cars in the pits, all four racing divisions…

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Inman Takes Brewerton in Final DIRTcar Sportsman Tuneup for NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Inman Takes Brewerton in Final DIRTcar Sportsman Tuneup for NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Kyle Inman, for the second time in less than a month, parked the 20K in Brewerton Speedway victory lane as the DIRTcar Sportsman Series brought down the curtain on the 2019 at the “D Shaped Dirt Track Demon.” Starting fourth Inman marked his time in the early stages as Chris Mackey led lap one and Alan Fink the second circuit. It was then a four-car tussle between the trio and Mark Yorkers was a nail…

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Williamson Aces Restart for Hurricane 100 Victory at Brewerton

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Williamson Aces Restart for Hurricane 100 Victory at Brewerton Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Mat Williamson aced a lap 76 restart en route to his fifth DIRTcar 358 Modified Series victory of the year in the Hurricane 100 Thursday night at Brewerton Speedway. Williamson was running in second behind Erick Rudolph when the yellow flag came out on lap 76 for Tim Sears Jr.’s right rear flat tire. Rudolph elected to restart from the outside, forcing Williamson to the bottom. Both drivers were on the gas early in turns…

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Phelps Captures Pole for Saturday’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150

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Phelps Captures Pole for Saturday’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Jimmy Phelps has earned the pole in a Big Block Modified three times at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, but on Thursday afternoon at Oswego Speedway the “Baldswinsville Bandit” captured the top spot in DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Time Trials for the first time in his career. Phelps hit the track in group five of six, setting a time of 20.948 seconds around the 5/8-mile “Clay Palace” to win the $1,000 STOP…

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Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third.

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Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third. Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comOSWEGO, NY – October 10, 2019 – The Top 6 drivers from today’s Time Trial session are locked into the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 on Sunday, October 13. Billy Decker, from Unadilla, NY, won the STOP Tech/GPS Pole Award at Oswego Speedway with a quick-time of 20.316 seconds for his eighth NAPA Super DIRT Week Big Block Modified pole. Runner up and defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion, Matt Sheppard, will start second and took…

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AMA Flat Track Motorcycles And 7th Annual All Star Cup To Finish Off New Egypt Racing Schedule

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AMA Flat Track Motorcycles And 7th Annual All Star Cup To Finish Off New Egypt Racing Schedule Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – Just two racing events are left on the 2019 New Egypt Speedway schedule, the AMA Flat Track Motorcycles invade for the second time in 2019 on Saturday, October 19th and the 7th Annual All Star Cup Shootout will be held on Saturday, October 26th. The first AMA flat track event back on July 21st fielded 75 bikes in the pit area on a 113-degree day with even more bikes are…

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3  Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – October 9, 2019 Lightning Larry Wight picked up the victory in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party 100 lap event at Weedsport Speedway.             Wight was challenged by Mike Maresca on a lap 75 restart, where Maresca pulled even with Wight on the inside of turns three and four. Wight, however, was able to power off of turn four and clear Maresca.             “I was moving around there on the restart,” Wight said in…

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Matt Janczuk Rebounds for First Weedsport DIRTcar Sportsman Win

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Matt Janczuk Rebounds for First Weedsport DIRTcar Sportsman Win Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY — Oct. 9 2019 — Utica-Rome Speedway Sportsman champion Matt Janczuk stood on Weedsport Speedway “Victory Hill” Wednesday night capturing his first feature event there in his 17 year racing career. Just 24 hours earlier Janczuk had seen his championship car destroyed at Utica-Rome in a multi-car pileup that just about dashed his hopes for the DIRTcar Sportsman Series title. However, driver-owner Tom Juno had previously offered Matt a ride in his Power Seal 25 for Weedsport and Brewerton so Matt…

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Key Partners Play Large Role in Bringing NAPA Super DIRT Week to Fans

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Key Partners Play Large Role in Bringing NAPA Super DIRT Week to Fans From overall event entitlement to individual race support, every sponsor is important Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 9, 2019 — An event the magnitude of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week takes a collaborative effort among officials, competitors, fans and sponsors. NAPA Auto Parts has played a key role in the event for eight consecutive seasons as title sponsor of the week. Beyond NAPA are several companies that have stepped up to be part of the event to…

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LAST DANCE FOR USAC SPRINTS IN THE MIDWEST AT TERRE HAUTE

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LAST DANCE FOR USAC SPRINTS IN THE MIDWEST AT TERRE HAUTE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Terre Haute, Indiana (October 9, 2019)………The last dance. The last chance. One more time for USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car racing in the Midwest before heading westward bound comes to Indiana's Terre Haute Action Track this Friday night, October 11. Finishing the season out west has been a tradition for the series since the CRA Sprint Car division came under the USAC banner in 2004. This year's swing brings the club to California's Perris Auto Speedway for the…

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PAUCH AND HOUSWORTH ARE VICTORIOUS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S LEGENDS OF THE FALL

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PAUCH AND HOUSWORTH ARE VICTORIOUS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S LEGENDS OF THE FALL Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (October 6, 2019) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Legends of the Fall, Billy Pauch Jr. topped the field of Modifieds in the 75-lap feature. Jim Housworth took top honors in the Crate vs. Sportsman event. As the 75-lap Modified feature got underway, polesitter Briggs Danner grabbed the lead with Brandon Grosso, Andy Bachetti, Jimmy Horton and Billy Pauch Jr. next in line. On the fourth circuit, Grosso gained the top spot with Bachetti advancing…

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Canadian racer heating up for NAPA Super DIRT Week riches

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Canadian racer heating up for NAPA Super DIRT Week riches Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar VERNON, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Mat Williamson took home the $4,000 top prize in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Pre-Game 100 Tuesday night at Utica-Rome Speedway. Williamson, of St. Catharines, Ontario, had a lucky redraw and led the 30-car field to the initial green flag. Jordan McCreadie hung with Williamson for the first couple laps before Williamson pulled away, beginning his dominant drive. Eighth-place starting Erick Rudolph was the early mover of the redraw cars, cracking the top five by lap-15. Much of the…

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Extends advantage in DIRTcar Sportsman Series championship

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Extends advantage in DIRTcar Sportsman Series championship Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar VERNON, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Sportsman champion Kevin Root extended his lead in this year’s race for the title as he captured the NAPA Auto Parts Super Dirt Week Pre-Game 40 lapper at Utica-Rome Speedway. After a three-car battle with young lion Jackson Gill and veteran Alan Fink, Root finally took the lead for good on lap 12 as he went from third to first. “Alan and Jackson got together and I steered so I could just diamond off the turn,” said Root, of Geneva,…

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Officials See Huge Car Count During NAPA Super DIRT Week Early Inspection

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Officials See Huge Car Count During NAPA Super DIRT Week Early Inspection Drivers across four divisions prepping for massive event at Oswego Speedway Story By: Chris Dolack, Joe Grabianowski and Billy Foley/DIRTcar OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Cars don’t hit the track until Wednesday afternoon at Oswego Speedway, and already 144 of them rolled through NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Early Bird Technical Inspection on Tuesday en route to what’s expected to be a huge car count. The astonishing number of cars — 31 more than went through Early Inspection last year — were lined up before…

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Kraig Kinser, Steve Kinser Racing return home for Indiana doubleheader

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Kraig Kinser, Steve Kinser Racing return home for Indiana doubleheaderTerre Haute Action Track, Tri-State Speedway provide Kinser the opportunity to find consistency at home Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com TERRE HAUTE, IN – Oct. 8, 2019 – Kraig Kinser is searching for consistency. Two weeks ago, the Bloomington, Ind.-native found himself picking up a pair of top-10 finishes. Last weekend, he failed to crack the top-20 in one race and to make the Feature in the other. This weekend, Kinser and his Steve Kinser Racing team will get to tackle their quest for consistent speed from the…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Head South to Georgia

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Lucas Oil Late Models Head South to Georgia Story By: Jeremy Shield/LOLMDSPhotos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (October 8, 2019) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series have Georgia on their minds. The tour returns to the Peach State this weekend for two back-to-back events at Dixie Speedway on Saturday and Rome International Speedway on Sunday. Dixie Speedway is a 3/8-mile semi-banked, clay oval, located in Woodstock, Ga. The Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout on Saturday, October 12th will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event…

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend for Third Straight Year

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend for Third Straight Year Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the third consecutive season, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco hosts the ‘kickoff party’ to Eastern States Weekend. On Thursday, October 24, the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ fires off with a fan-pleasing doubleheader of STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and 360 Sprint Cars. STSS Modifieds race in the eighth and final round of the Halmar International North Region, a 50-lap main event offering a massive $10,000 to…

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THOMPSON SPEEDWAY SET TO CLOSE SEASON WITH 57TH ANNUAL SUNOCO WORLD SERIES

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THOMPSON SPEEDWAY SET TO CLOSE SEASON WITH 57TH ANNUAL SUNOCO WORLD SERIES Story By: Kyle Souza/Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park THOMPSON, Conn. -- Twenty different divisions of racing, championship coronations, a full campground and a packed pit area will be just some of the major headlines when Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park closes the season this weekend, October 11-13, with the 57th annual Sunoco World Series. Headlined by the finale for the 16-race championship points schedule of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, three days of racing will take place. On top of the racing, fans will be able to experience the property…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Gears Up for NAPA Super DIRT Week

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Gears Up for NAPA Super DIRT Week Schedule includes races Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday nights in addition to Salute to the Troops 150 at Oswego Story By: Rob Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 6, 2019 — The DIRTcar 358 Modified Series will face its busiest week of the season during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVIII at Oswego Speedway and regional venues. Five-consecutive days and nights of racing action are scheduled for DIRTcar 358 Modified teams, beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 8, and ending on Saturday, Oct. 12. The week kicks off at…

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Could There Be A $57,500 Man? 140 Laps Separate Matt Sheppard from Modified Racing’s Richest Prize

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Could There Be A $57,500 Man? 140 Laps Separate Matt Sheppard from Modified Racing’s Richest Prize Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff AFTON, NY – Could there be a $57,500 (Super) man in 2019? Matt Sheppard has that opportunity and 140 laps will decide his fate. A year ago, Sunoco Race Fuels and distributor Insinger Performance teamed up with Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) director Brett Deyo to present an overall ‘Grand Championship’ richer than any other dirt Modified title in the region. To collect this $57,500 overall grand prize, a driver needs a…

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HOWARD, VONDOHREN, MANMILLER ARE EARLY PRE-ENTRIES FOR 22ND ANNUAL BIG BLOCK/358 MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM

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HOWARD, VONDOHREN, MANMILLER ARE EARLY PRE-ENTRIES FOR 22ND ANNUAL BIG BLOCK/358 MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 19, 6 PM STARTING TIME Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 5, 2019) . . . . The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill finale is set for the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night, October 19 as this Spooktacular event returns to the “haunted hill”. The Mods at the Madhouse will battle in the 22nd running of the Modified Traffic Jam, a 40 lap feature event paying $5,000…

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REED TAKES THIRD WALL MODIFIED TITLE; MAURIELLO WINNER SATURDAY

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REED TAKES THIRD WALL MODIFIED TITLE; MAURIELLO WINNER SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Veteran All American Auto Group Modified stock car driver Steven Reed of Jackson claimed the Modified driving title at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night while Brick's Eric Mauriello won the final 40-lap main event of the regular season. The championship was Reed's career third while the victory was Mauriello's fifth of the campaign. Andrew Krause of Holmdel charged to the lead in the early going and as the race wore on seemed to be on his way…

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