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Butler, Nixon, Holzwarth and Krushinski All Win First At New Egypt

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Butler, Nixon, Holzwarth and Krushinski All Win First At New Egypt Story & Photos By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt SpeedwayNew Egypt, NJ – It was a night of firsts at New Egypt Speedway as there were four first time feature winners on Jackson/Wrightstown/North Hanover night. Mike Butler picked up his first career Vahlco Wheels Modified win, Duane Nixon scored his first Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars feature event win, Robbie Holzwarth won the Crate Modified feature and Ryan Krushinski was the winner in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman division. Billy Osmun III led the Vahlco Wheels…

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Dale Blaney holds off Scelzi and Larson for Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing victory at Muskingum County Speedway

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Dale Blaney holds off Scelzi and Larson for Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing victory at Muskingum County Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Riegel Racing Photo DRESDEN, Ohio (June 16, 2019) - Although it took nearly three years for Hartford, Ohio’s Dale Blaney to find Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory lane before his triumph at Stateline Speedway on June 8, it took only eight days to do it again, this time earning night three of Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing at…

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REED WINS THIRD GARDEN STATE CLASSIC AT WALL SATURDAY

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REED WINS THIRD GARDEN STATE CLASSIC AT WALL 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 survived most of the carnage and raced on to victory in the Garden State Classic auto race at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. It was the Jackson speedster's third victory in the 125 lap grind. Tyler Truex of Little Egg Harbor was the early leader of this 59th edition of the race as Reed lurked in the top pack for most of the early going. Reed…

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Fleming and Civali Claim Modified Wins at Bowman Gray

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Fleming and Civali Claim Modified Wins at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Chris Fleming and James Civali proved on Saturday night that they are two drivers to keep your eye on at Bowman Gray Stadium. Fleming held off the cream of the crop to take the checkered in the first 50-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Civali followed up with an aggressive and entertaining win in the second Modified race. Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg turned the quickest Modified qualifying lap – but when the…

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LEARY CAPTURES 2019 EASTERN STORM CHAMPIONSHIP

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LEARY CAPTURES 2019 EASTERN STORM CHAMPIONSHIP Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (June 16, 2019)………More often than not, Eastern Storm has proven to be a harbinger of even more success. In eight of the first 12 editions of Eastern Storm, the driver who claimed the annual mini-series in June translated that success to become a USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champion later that same year. Levi Jones (2007-10-11), Bryan Clauson (2012-13), Brady Bacon (2014), Robert Ballou (2015) and Chris Windom (2017) have previously found the correlation between Eastern Storm and…

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Ryan Godown rides “Topless” to $5,000 victory at Big Diamond Speedway. Brandon Edgar and Shon Elk also find victory lane.

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Ryan Godown rides “Topless” to $5,000 victory at Big Diamond Speedway. Brandon Edgar and Shon Elk also find victory lane. Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com After the huge disappointment last season when Craig Von Dohren passed leader Ryan Godown on a late race restart to win the Topless feature event, the Ringoes, NJ driver was more determined than ever to not let that happen again this year. Godown was on a mission Friday night and when it was all over it was the “Ringoes Rocket” standing in victory lane holding the big $5000 check. The…

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HOWARD AND VON DOHREN WIN NASCAR MODIFIED FEATURES WHILE GULDIN COLLECTS HIS FIRST CAREER GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SPORTSMAN FEATURE WIN

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HOWARD AND VON DOHREN WIN NASCAR MODIFIED FEATURES WHILE GULDIN COLLECTS HIS FIRST CAREER GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SPORTSMAN FEATURE WIN TRIPLEHEADER ACTION AT GRANDVIEW ON JUNE 22 FEATURING MODS, SPORTSMAN AND WINGLESS SUPER SPORTSMAN Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. June 16, 2019 In the Saturday night racing action at Grandview Speedway broadcast by RCN-TV, Allentown later in the week, five-time NASCAR track modified point champion Duane Howard started off the show by putting the Norm Hansell-owned Norm’s Save Station No. 357 in victory lane at the conclusion of the 30-lap TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified…

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Brad Sweet wins second night of World of Outlaws doubleheader weekend at Knoxville Raceway

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LATE NIGHT BASH: Sweet wins at KnoxvilleBrad Sweet wins second night of World of Outlaws doubleheader weekend at Knoxville Raceway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 When the checkered flags waved over a victorious Brad Sweet at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night the time was close to 1 a.m. Central Time, due to Mother Nature’s evening splash of rain. Exhaustion had no presence on Sweet’s face, though. Sweat and a big grin, yes. Maybe even a hint of relief. But no fatigue. For the Grass Valley, Calif.-native, his fourth win of the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car…

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Hudson O’Neal Bags $15,000 at Smoky Mountain

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Hudson O'Neal Bags $15,000 at Smoky Mountain Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MARYVILLE, Tenn. (June 15, 2019) - Hudson O'Neal wrestled the lead from Mike Marlar on lap 30 and then cruised on to his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway. The Big Daddy 60 was the biggest paying single-day event in Smoky Mountain Speedway history with a first-place prize of $15,000 up for grabs. Ricky Weiss crossed the finish line in second, but he was several car lengths behind the winner. Weiss moved by…

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COURTNEY RULES PORT ROYAL EASTERN STORM ROUND

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COURTNEY RULES PORT ROYAL EASTERN STORM ROUND Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Port Royal, Pennsylvania (June 15, 2019)………For Tyler Courtney, the date of June 15th and the location of Port Royal Speedway means more than just another stop on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour. For Port Royal was the half-mile dirt oval where his mentor, Bryan Clauson, recorded his record sixth and final "Eastern Storm" win in 2016. Saturday night also marked what would've been Clauson's 30th birthday. Courtney, the defending series champ, was bound and determined to make his own personal…

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Tim Sears Jr. Uses Late Race Pass For Brewerton Speedway Modified Victory

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Tim Sears Jr. Uses Late Race Pass For Brewerton Speedway Modified Victory Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Tim Sears Jr. from Hastings, NY related that the 2019 season wasn’t going up to his standards so far, but all that changed Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds. In the 35-lap feature Sears would start 12th and steadily work his way forward, moving into second on lap 31 then setting his sights on Tyler Trump who led the race since lap 6. It would take Sears just one…

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HURRICANE STEVE PAINE PUTS AN END TO 5 RACE WIN STREAK OF MATT SHEPPARD AT OUTLAW

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HURRICANE STEVE PAINE PUTS AN END TO 5 RACE WIN STREAK OF MATT SHEPPARD AT OUTLAW Austin makes it 4 in a row in 4 Cylinder. Cecce, Collins Jr., Shields, Ellison and Michael Jr. all repeat feature winners. Story By: Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com (Dundee, NY) A Hurricane rolled thru the Outlaw Speedway on Friday, June 14, but it wasn’t your typical storm howling high winds and rain that you might think of. Steve Paine, nicknamed The Hurricane put on a dominating performance in the 30 lap Friendly Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Ram Modified feature and with his win…

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ALAN BARKER GOES BACK TO BACK AT PENN CAN SPEEDWAY

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ALAN BARKER GOES BACK TO BACK AT PENN CAN SPEEDWAY Story By: Ryan Lepre/Penn Can Speedway Photos By: Kristen Towner/Penn Can Speedway SUSQUEHANNA, PA – Last week at the Penn Can Speedway Alan Barker got his first career win and on Friday night he parked it in victory lane to become the first repeat Modified winner in 2019 at the track.  The four race winners this season captured the top four spots in the 30 lap feature event.  Barker of Norwich, NY was the winner in the Steve Klinger No. 77 Hig-Fab.  Nick Petrilak of Greenfield Township, PA came home…

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BACON THE LAST MAN STANDING IN DRAMA-FILLED WILLIAMS GROVE 100

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BACON THE LAST MAN STANDING IN DRAMA-FILLED WILLIAMS GROVE 100 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (June 14, 2019)………For Brady Bacon, it was the best of times. For Steve Buckwalter and Chris Windom, in particular, it was the worst of times. That about sums up the Helter Skelter roller coaster ride of emotions among the top-three drivers during the final laps of Friday's "Williams Grove 100" USAC Silver Crown race at Williams Grove Speedway. For Bacon, the times couldn't have gotten any better as he avoided the misfortune in front…

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Kyle Larson opens Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing with convincing victory at Attica Raceway Park

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Kyle Larson opens Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing with convincing victory at Attica Raceway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Riegel Racing Photo ATTICA, Ohio (June 14, 2019) - Ohio Sprint Speedweek has certainly been kind to Elk Grove, California’s Kyle Larson, as each of his Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victories have occurred during Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing, including the 2019 opener at Attica Raceway Park. Larson, pilot of the Chevrolet Accessories/Finley Farms/Priority Aviation/Howard Johnson of Lima/No. 57sprint car, dominated…

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Brian Brown dominates World of Outlaws field to win at Knoxville Raceway

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BIG GUN: Brown remains undefeated at KnoxvilleBrian Brown dominates World of Outlaws field to win at Knoxville Raceway Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 There was gravitas in Brian Brown’s yell. After slapping the top wing of his Casey’s General Stores/FVP No. 21 Sprint Car, he held his right fist in the air and stared out to the crowd with the expression of an alpha predator after claiming his territory. Brown won his first World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race of 2019 at Knoxville Raceway Friday night, and his fourth win in four starts, this…

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Marlar Rockets to Cherokee Score

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Marlar Rockets to Cherokee Score Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GAFFNEY, S.C. (June 14, 2019) - Mike Marlar ran away with the 21st Annual Grassy Smith Memorial on Friday night at Cherokee Speedway. Marlar led flag-to-flag for his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. A terrific battle for the second spot took place between several drivers in the last five laps of the race. Davenport held Ross Bailes to secure the second spot finish at the checkers. Jimmy Owens came from the eighth starting position to finish in third. Completing the top…

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Bronson Banks $10,000 at Fayetteville

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Bronson Banks $10,000 at Fayetteville Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2019) - Kyle Bronson battled to re-take the lead from Brandon Overton on lap 44 and then cruised to his second career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory on Thursday night at Fayetteville Motor Speedway. With the win, Bronson becomes the tenth different winner this season on the tour. A healthy crowd was on hand for the Dunn-Benson Ford Wayne Gray Sr. Memorial - presented by GETSCO. Trailing Bronson and Overton across the finish line were Tyler Erb, Hudson O'Neal, and Jonathan…

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David VanHorn Victorious in New Egypt Speedway Thriller

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David VanHorn Victorious in New Egypt Speedway Thriller Story By: Pete Wortman/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski, Dave Kovacs & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ - (June 8, 2019): Defending Modified champion David VanHorn of Harmony, NJ captured his first Vahlco Wheels Modified feature event of 2019 in thrilling fashion Saturday night at New Egypt Speedway. In a race that will be talked about for a long time, VanHorn grabbed the lead from Pat Wall and Ryan Krachun with just two laps remaining and held on for his 7th career win ay NES. The trio had a spirited battle…

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WILLIAMS GROVE 100 STORYLINES

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WILLIAMS GROVE 100 STORYLINES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Cameron Neveu/USAC Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (June 13, 2019)………Scanning the headlines to bring you the notable things to look for in this weekend's USAC Silver Crown event at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. on Friday, June 14. KLATT ATTACK: The Klatt Enterprises No. 6 has been spectacularly strong in its two most recent outings at Williams Grove, earning a second-place run with Bryan Clauson in 2016 followed up by another runner-up performance in 2017 after leading 83 laps with driver Damion Gardner. The car's current dirt pilot, Brady…

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Keystone State’s Biggest Dirt Late Model Event Set for June 20-22 at Lernerville Speedway

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CRUSHIN’ IT: Pennsylvania’s Michael Norris Aims to Build on Firecracker Glory Keystone State’s Biggest Dirt Late Model Event Set for June 20-22 at Lernerville Speedway Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com SARVER, PA – June 13, 2019 – The spoiler on the rear of his car reads “CRUSHER” in bold, block letters with his Rocket XR1 Chassis still donning the now-iconic black/red/yellow #72 color scheme. The young gun from Sarver, PA had always dreamt of standing atop a racecar in Lernerville Speedway’s Victory Lane since he was a child. And once upon a time, that dream got fulfilled.…

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Erick Rudolph Leads Big Blocks Back to Weedsport on Sunday; Another $500 358-Modified Bonus up for Grabs

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Erick Rudolph Leads Big Blocks Back to Weedsport on Sunday; Another $500 358-Modified Bonus up for Grabs Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 12, 2019) – The third round of the Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series will take place on Sunday, June 16 at Weedsport Speedway as part of the Thunder on the Erie special, featuring the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series. The overall payday for the third round of the Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series will be $3,000 for the 35-lap main event, with another $500 358-Modified…

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WHO OWNS THE HALF MILE ADVANTAGE COMING INTO WILLIAMS GROVE?

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WHO OWNS THE HALF MILE ADVANTAGE COMING INTO WILLIAMS GROVE? Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Cameron Neveu/USAC Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (June 13, 2019)………Of the 426 total USAC Silver Crown races contested since the series' inception in 1971, less than 20% of them have come on dirt half-mile tracks. Of the 83 previous half-mile dirt tracks run by Silver Crown, less than 5% of them have occurred at Williams Grove, host of this Friday's fifth visit by the series that reaches one of the most storied tracks in the history of auto racing. The Silver Crown schedule is…

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McDOUGAL CROSSES BRIDGEPORT OFF EASTERN STORM CHECKLIST

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McDOUGAL CROSSES BRIDGEPORT OFF EASTERN STORM CHECKLIST Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Swedesboro, New Jersey (June 12, 2019)………To earn his first career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory last September in Pevely, Mo., Jason McDougal played the role of the chaser on a late-race restart. To gain his second career series win Wednesday night in round two of the 13th annual "Eastern Storm" at Bridgeport Speedway, the roles were reversed as the Broken Arrow, Okla. native had to hold off the competition on a green-white-checker restart. Initially, McDougal was heralded as a quick study…

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PENNSYLVANIA 410 SPRINT SPEEDWEEK SERIES RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW AS NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL SERIES CONTINUES TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 2

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PENNSYLVANIA 410 SPRINT SPEEDWEEK SERIES RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW AS NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL SERIES CONTINUES TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 2 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 12, 2019 . . . . . . . . . . .The Pennsylvania 410 Sprint SpeedWeek Series will return to the Grandview Speedway as the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series continues on Tuesday night, July 2. Joining the 410 Sprints will be the popular 358 NASCAR Modifieds making this show one of the biggest of the season. In celebration…

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Shark Racing highlights what preparing two Sprint Cars is like, whether they have a week or a day

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HARD DAYS WORK: The trials and tribulations of preparing a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint CarShark Racing highlights what preparing two Sprint Cars is like, whether they have a week or a day Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com Elevated in an atmosphere of drifting confetti, an exultant Logan Schuchart stood atop his winged chariot throwing his arms in the air. From below his Drydene cladded crew members cheered with the same energy and enthusiasm. The Shark Racing team had won their fourth World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race…

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37th Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing blasts off Friday at Attica Raceway Park

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37th Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing blasts off Friday at Attica Raceway Park $11,000 Speedweek point fund up for grabs, $4,000 to the champion Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (June 12, 2019) - Arguably the most demanding schedule in all of sprint car racing, the 37th edition of Cometic Gasket Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Indy Metal Finishing is set to hit high gear on Friday evening, June 14, kicking-off nine straight days of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 competition throughout much of…

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Double Modified Features Plus $1,000-To-Win Open Draw RUSH Late Models At The Fulton Speedway Saturday, June 15

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Double Modified Features Plus $1,000-To-Win Open Draw RUSH Late Models At The Fulton Speedway Saturday, June 15 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY - With Father's Day weekend right straight ahead, take dad to the races to feed his need for speed. This Saturday, June 15 there is a huge show on the ‘Highbanks’ of the Fulton Speedway presented by VP Small Engines Fuel. High horsepower and grandstand shaking racing will feature two Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified features, and thanks to Pit Stop Convenience Stores, the Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models…

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RUSH Late Models Join Brewerton Speedway Five Star Racing Program Friday, June 14

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RUSH Late Models Join Brewerton Speedway Five Star Racing Program Friday, June 14 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – As we race towards Father’s Day weekend, surprise your dad with a night of side-by-side, fast paced racing this Friday, June 14 at the Brewerton Speedway presented by NAPA Auto Parts & Pro Edge Property Maintenance. Slinging clay and shaking the ground with horsepower will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman, U.S Air Force Mod Lites and the Fleet Repair Truck & Trailer Repair 4-Cytlinders. Making their first appearance of…

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BACON GETS $10K GRANDVIEW TRIFECTA IN EASTERN STORM OPENER

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BACON GETS $10K GRANDVIEW TRIFECTA IN EASTERN STORM OPENER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania (June 11, 2019)………In each of the last two years, Brady Bacon had to pull some late-race heroics out of his pocket in the final laps of the "Jesse Hockett Classic" / "Eastern Storm" opener at Grandview Speedway. This one Tuesday night was anything but a nail-biter as the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma driver led all 40 laps in dominant fashion to collect $10,000 and become the first driver in Eastern Storm history to win three races at a single…

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BRADY BACON STORMS AWAY WITH $10,000 JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC USAC WIN; RYAN WATT CLAIMS NASCAR 358 MODIFIEDS

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NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL OPENS 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON IN A BIG WAY. . . . . BRADY BACON STORMS AWAY WITH $10,000 JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC USAC WIN; RYAN WATT CLAIMS NASCAR 358 MODIFIEDS Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (June 11, 2019) – Broken Arrow, Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon picked up his third consecutive win and the $10,000 winner’s share as part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Jesse Hockett Classic on Tuesday Night at Grandview Speedway. This event marked the one-hundred and thirty-third Thunder on the Hill event…

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Racing Returns to Georgetown Speedway Friday, June 29 with Sunoco Super Late Model ‘Clash for Cash’

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Racing Returns to Georgetown Speedway Friday, June 29 with Sunoco Super Late Model ‘Clash for Cash’ Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After what has felt like an eternity for First State fans, Georgetown Speedway finally returns to action on Friday, June 29. The top Sunoco Super Late Model drivers from the Mid-Atlantic Region descend on the Sussex County half-mile oval for the ‘Clash for Cash’ 30-lap feature paying a handsome $3,500 to win and $350 to take the green flag. No racing has taken place at Georgetown since an event…

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BRIDGEPORT TO RACE ON 3/8 ONE MORE TIME THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 15

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BRIDGEPORT TO RACE ON 3/8 ONE MORE TIME THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 15 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ - (June 11, 2019) - The upcoming 'Eastern Storm' for the USAC wingless 410 sprint cars was slated to be the final showing this Wednesday for the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8 in 2019. However, due to scheduling and more importantly weather, Bridgeport Speedway has decided to race one more time on the 3/8 layout this coming weekend. "We needed to be proactive this week with a midweek show and looking at the forecast," explained owner Brian…

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Ian and Kerry Madsen look to take advantage of Knoxville experience

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Brothers Ian and Kerry Madsen look to take advantage of Knoxville experience Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Aussies Ian and Kerry Madsen are heading home. Not to Australia. Their other home – Knoxville, Iowa. When the Madsen brothers moved to America, they landed in the Marion County city of 7,000 people. Their reason? “It’s kind of the center of the Sprint Car Universe,” said Kerry Madsen, the elder of the two brothers. The core of that universe is Knoxville Raceway – a half-mile track that’s turned heroes of the Sprint Car world into legends. And the World…

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WILLIAMS GROVE USAC SILVER CROWN PREVIEW

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WILLIAMS GROVE USAC SILVER CROWN PREVIEW Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (June 11, 2019)………Two of the classics in all of American motorsports meet up when the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars take on the half-mile Williams Grove Speedway this Friday, June 14. The "Williams Grove 100" marks the fifth Silver Crown event held at the half-mile dirt oval in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Previous Silver Crown races at The Grove have included Sheldon Kinser (1980), Eddie Leavitt (1981), Chris Windom (2016) and Kody Swanson (2017). Windom and Swanson return for the first Silver Crown…

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WALL STADIUM MODIFIEDS READY FOR GARDEN STATE CLASSIC THIS SATURDAY (JUNE 15)

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WALL STADIUM MODIFIEDS READY FOR GARDEN STATE CLASSIC THIS SATURDAY (JUNE 15) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Many of the top drivers in asphalt Modified stock car racing are expected to compete in one of the most prestigious events in Modified stock car racing as Wall Stadium Speedway presents the 58th running of the Garden State Classic this Saturday evening (June 15). Plans call for spectator seating to open at 5:00 p.m., with qualifying slated for 5:45 p.m. and main event action to follow around 7:00 p.m. This year’s 125-lap format,…

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USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars Return to Weedsport on Sunday for ‘Eastern Storm’ Finale

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USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars Return to Weedsport on Sunday for ‘Eastern Storm’ Finale Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 11, 2019) – The USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Championship returns to Weedsport Speedway this Sunday, June 16 for the final round of the prestigious ‘Eastern Storm’ tour, which will see the cars and stars of the USAC National Sprint Car trail contend in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York across a six-day span. The final round of the tour will see the USAC National Sprint Cars paired with the Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil…

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Jackson Township Night Hits New Egypt Speedway This Saturday June 15th

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Jackson Township Night Hits New Egypt Speedway This Saturday June 15th; All Jackson Township Residents Receive Free Grandstand Admission; Motorcycle Swap Meet Sunday Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – All Jackson Township residents receive free grandstand admission with proof of residency this Saturday night June 15th, as it is Jackson Township Night at New Egypt Speedway. The mighty Vahlco Wheels Modifieds will be the main attraction this Saturday night as they compete in a 30 main event. Also on the racing card will be the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint…

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Modifieds going topless on Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway in 40-lap, $5000 to win feature event.

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Modifieds going topless on Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway in 40-lap, $5000 to win feature event. Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com After successful inaugural event in 2018, the Modifieds will once again go topless this Friday night June 14th at the Big Diamond Speedway in a $5000 to win 40-lap main event as part of Savage 61 night. The Insigner Performance Modifieds will race with no roofs, no windows or posts giving the fans a chance to see their heroes twisting the wheel as they maneuver around the smooth dirt track oval. Last year’s…

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TRIPLEHEADER TOPPED BY TWO NASCAR MODIFIED FEATURES SET FOR SATURDAY AT GRANDVIEW

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TRIPLEHEADER TOPPED BY TWO NASCAR MODIFIED FEATURES SET FOR SATURDAY AT GRANDVIEW FIRST 50 DADS RECEIVE A SPEEDWAY GIVEAWAY VON DOHREN BACK ON TOP IN MODIFIED POINTS, BRAD GRIM CONTINUES TO LEAD SPORTSMAN Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 11, 2019 . . . For the second Saturday in a row at Grandview Speedway fans will be treated to three NASCAR features all brought about as a result of the rain shortened night of racing on June 1st. The T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds will be featured in two 30-lap features with one of them…

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Tripleheader Weekend Next for Lucas Oil Late Models

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Tripleheader Weekend Next for Lucas Oil Late Models Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (June 10, 2019) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action June 13th-15th for three action-packed events at three different venues, across three states. The weekend will ignite on Thursday, June 13th, with a visit to Fayetteville (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Thursday's Dunn-Benson Ford Wayne Gray Sr. Memorial - Presented by GETSCO will be a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win feature for the Lucas Oil Late Model…

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It’s Off to Outlaw Speedway Wednesday, June 19 for the Short Track Super Series North Region

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It’s Off to Outlaw Speedway Wednesday, June 19 for the Short Track Super Series North Region Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY – For the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, it’s off to Outlaw. Outlaw Speedway, that is! On Wednesday, June 19, Tyler Siri’s Dundee, N.Y., facility hosts the ‘Outlaw Showdown’ for the STSS big-block/small-block Modified Halmar International North Region. The 50-lap event pays $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag from a posted total purse of more than $25,000! A number of special…

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PAUCH CHARGES TO FOURTH BRIDGEPORT VICTORY

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PAUCH CHARGES TO FOURTH BRIDGEPORT VICTORY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photo By: Rick Sweeten Billy "The Kid" Pauch charged to his fourth win of the season in Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified action at the Bridgeport Speedway and his third win of the year on the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track. Rich Wegner Jr. picked up the win in the South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Crate Sportsman - his first ever victory in a stock car. Rich Stinson Jr's last lap challenge gave him the victory in the Sunbelt Rentals Outlaw Stock main event while Lee…

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Sunoco NYSS At Oswego Speedway

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Sunoco NYSS At Oswego SpeedwayStory By: Shylo Fuchs/NYSS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.comOn a perfect summers day in Oswego, NY 34 Sunoco New York Super Stocks would sign in vying for 26 starting positions in the 30 lap scheduled main event at the Steel Palace.After four heats would qualify 20 cars and two others would use last years points provisionals to secure themselves spots it would leave a dozen more cars fighting their way through the B-main for the final four coveted starting positions. The consi would have a 3 car pack of Brian Hallett, the #7 of Josh Hunter, and…

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Danny Dietrich scores first All Star victory of 2019 during Weedsport Speedway visit

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Danny Dietrich scores first All Star victory of 2019 during Weedsport Speedway visit Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, N.Y. (June 9, 2019) - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania’s Danny Dietrich has certainly been on a roll in 2019, and now he can add an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory at Weedsport Speedway to his list of 2019 accomplishments. Dietrich, driver of the Gary Kauffman Racing/Weikert’s Livestock/Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Pace Performance/Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts/Drop Of Ink Tattoo/Sweeney Cars/Self Made/No. 48 sprint car, put fans on their feet Sunday night…

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Rudolph Ends Sheppard Streak, DePuy Motors On To 5th Straight At LOLR

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Rudolph Ends Sheppard Streak, DePuy Motors On To 5th Straight At LOLR Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photo By: Don Romeo Canandaigua, NY - The six-feature fanfest at Land Of Legends Raceway was certainly a 'Saturday Spectacular' with as many twists and turns as the speedway itself. Third-generation standout Erick Rudolph stopped 'Super' Matt Sheppard's Pepsi Big-Block Modified feature win streak at three while Adam DePuy remained unbeaten with his fifth straight Smith Bros. Drywall Street Stock triumph. Paul Guererri and nephew Nick Guererri posted their first Canandaigua Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Sportsman Modified victories of 2019 while talented teen Jesse Pruchnik and…

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Subaru Claims Its First Americas Rallycross Victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

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Subaru Claims Its First Americas Rallycross Victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Story By: Parker Smith/ARX LEXINGTON, Ohio (June 9, 2019) – Subaru Motorsport USA’s Scott Speed stormed to victory in the first round of the 2019 Americas Rallycross (ARX) Championship at the Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio to grab an early points advantage in what is shaping up to be an enthralling season of ARX action. Speed took the pole with a victory in the second semi-final, before leading all six laps in the final to continue his title-winning form from 2018. In turn, Speed also secured the first…

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HARD CHARGING WINDOM WINS PROSOURCE PASSING MASTER AWARD

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HARD CHARGING WINDOM WINS PROSOURCE PASSING MASTER AWARD Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Speedway, Indiana (June 9, 2019)………Following Saturday's victory in the 15th annual "Indiana Midget Week" finale at Lawrenceburg Speedway, Chris Windom lamented the fact that they had put themselves behind the eight ball early on in each of the first four races of the series, forcing them to fight from the back of the pack every night. However, passing cars can pay plenty of dividends, and Windom did plenty of that over the past five nights to capture the $300 ProSource Passing Master bonus. No…

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SEAVEY CROWNED INDIANA MIDGET WEEK CHAMP

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SEAVEY CROWNED INDIANA MIDGET WEEK CHAMP Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Graphic By: Rich Forman/USAC Speedway, Indiana (June 9, 2019)………Last November, Logan Seavey added a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget championship to his resume. Now, just a little over six months later, the Sutter, Calif. has gained an "Indiana Midget Week" title for 2019. Seavey began his "Indiana Midget Week" with a flourish, leading the final 24 laps to win the opener on Tuesday at Montpelier Motor Speedway, which put him in the driver's seat for the title right out of the box. Wednesday's round at Gas…

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Dave Marcuccilli Dominates On His Way To First Ever Fulton Speedway Modified Victory

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Dave Marcuccilli Dominates On His Way To First Ever Fulton Speedway Modified Victory; Saturday June 15 Double Modified Features Plus $1,000-To-Win Open Draw Late Models Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Everyone knew Dave Marcuccilli was a talented race car driver with all the Sportsman wins and championships accumulated over the years. Over the winter he made the decision to move up to the DIRTcar 358 Modified division and call the Fulton Speedway his Saturday night home for the first time in his career. Many wondered how long it would take him to adjust…

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