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Hearn Starts Lebanon Valley Title Defense With Victory

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Brett Hearn Starts Lebanon Valley Title Defense With Victory Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Saturday night saw Lebanon Valley Speedway open up the year with some exciting on-track action in chilly temperatures. For Brett Hearn, the task was simply to pick up from where he left off in 2017. By virtue of winning his heat race, Andy Bachetti started from the pole while Hearn was fourth. In a matter of a couple of laps, Hearn was already up to second and pressing for the lead. Further back, Kenny Tremont Jr. was moving forward from the…

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Bloomquist Banks First Port Royal Victory

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Bloomquist Banks First Port Royal Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORT ROYAL, PA (April 22, 2018) - Scott Bloomquist continued his hot-streak on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, winning Sunday night's Rumble by the River at Port Royal Speedway. Bloomquist took the lead on lap two and never looked back en route to his 88th career series victory. Josh Richards fought back to finish in second with Earl Pearson Jr. taking third. Tim McCreadie and Darrell Lanigan completed the top five drivers. Jimmy Owens led the first lap until Bloomquist, who started fourth on…

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BLEWETT REPEATS IN WILD WALL STADIUM MODIFIED RACE

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BLEWETT REPEATS IN WILD WALL STADIUM MODIFIED RACE Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Defending Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified champion Jimmy Blewett has proven to be tough again this season as he won his second straight 40-lap race in the All American Auto Group Racing Series at Wall Stadium Speedway. Saturday night's program was the second of the young season. Starting from the third row Blewett began his charge towards the front immediately as Jason Hearne of New Egypt jumped to the lead. By lap five Blewett had entered the…

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DIETRICH RETURNS HOME FOR SECOND WIN OF THE SEASON AT THE FABULOUS LINCOLN

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DANNY DIETRICH RETURNS HOME FOR SECOND WIN OF THE SEASON AT THE FABULOUS LINCOLN SPEEDWAY; Dave Brown registers first career 358 sprint win, Shaun Jones wires the field in non-stop 358 late model feature ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 4/21/2018 – “It’s good to be back home here at Lincoln.” Story By: Bill Meyer/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com So said Gettysburg’s Danny Dietrich after wiring the field, leading all 25 laps en route to his second win of the season at the Fabulous Lincoln Speedway Saturday night. Dietrich started outside the polesitter Glenndon Forsythe for the start of the 25-lap $3,500-to-win 410…

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FRIESEN SCORES HIS THIRD CAREER “ICE JAM” WIN AT FONDA WORTH $5,500

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FRIESEN SCORES HIS THIRD CAREER “ICE JAM” WIN AT FONDA WORTH $5,500 Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – Stewart Friesen has been successful in winning big money dirt track racing events in recent weeks starting with the Bruce Rogers Memorial event at Grandview worth $7,500 followed by the Battle of the Bay at Georgetown worth $6,111. Now he can add to that list the “Ice Jam” at the Fonda Speedway which he won on Saturday evening worth $5,500 for the win. Friesen started on the pole after winning heat race number one and…

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Myers Wins Season Opener at Bowman Gray

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Myers Wins Season Opener at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The opening weekend at Bowman Gray Stadium put defending champion Burt Myers to the test. But over 200 laps later, Myers showed that he was up for the challenge. The weekend started with qualifying for the Hayes Jewelers 200 on Friday. Myers turned the fastest lap for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series and was set to start on the pole on Saturday. “You want to come out here and make your mark the first race…

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SNYDER, GRIM AND WATT CAPTURE CHECKERED FLAGS AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT

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DANNY SNYDER, BRAD GRIM AND RYAN WATT CAPTURE CHECKERED FLAGS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY NIGHT BRETT PETERS AND RICKY RUTT WINNERS IN VINTAGE RACING FEATURE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 22, 2018 . . . A full card of regular season NASCAR points paying events Saturday night at Grandview Speedway got the 2018 racing season underway on a very exciting note, as Danny Snyder, Brad Grim and Ryan Watt, all, took home Opening Night wins at the popular high-banked third-mile clay oval in Bechtelsville, PA. The 25-lap Late Model triumph by Snyder…

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Busch wins third straight race with late charge at Richmond

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Kyle Busch wins third straight race with late charge at Richmond Story By Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR RICHMOND, Va. – Take a bow, Kyle Busch. The driver of the No. 18 Toyota got what he needed late in Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway—cautions and short runs in the final 40 laps—to win his third straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race, matching Kevin Harvick’s feat from earlier in the season. Busch streaked away from the rest of the field on a series of late restarts, ultimately beating Chase Elliott to the checkered flag in overtime…

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PAUCH GOES BACK-TO-BACK AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY FROM 24TH

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PAUCH PICKS UP HIS SECOND NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY CHECKERED FLAG OF THE YEAR Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 22, 2018) - At New Egypt Speedway, Billy Pauch, Jr. picked up his second checkered flag of the year after beating his rivals in the Modified feature. Art Liedl was victorious in the Hammer Sportsman main event. The Crate Modified feature was won by Jordan Cox. Eric Jennings took top honors in the Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars feature. Ryan Heim won the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman race.…

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Pittman Goes Back-to-Back with Second Consecutive Win at Pevely

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Pittman Goes Back-to-Back with Second Consecutive Win at Pevely Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PEVELY, MO – April 21, 2018 - Daryn Pittman got underneath Sheldon Haudenschild to lead Lap 31 en route to his second consecutive World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win of the weekend and second in a row at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO. Donny Schatz finished in second and long-time race leader Sheldon Haudenschild completed the podium. Donny Schatz won the Craftsman Club Dash and earned the pole of the 40-lap Feature alongside Ian Madsen. Madsen powered…

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Dominant Davenport Rules Hagerstown

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Dominant Davenport Rules Hagerstown Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 21, 2018) - Jonathan Davenport drove-away from the field on Saturday night at to win the 37th Annual Stanley Schetrompf Classic. The current championship points leader became the eleventh different victor in eleven appearances by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at Hagerstown Speedway. Davenport withstood the challenges of defending track champion Kyle Lee, and Scott Bloomquist early on en route to his fourth series win of the year. Bloomquist held off numerous charges by young Tyler Bare, who was competing in only the…

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Super DIRTcar Series And Empire Super Sprints Highlight Fulton Speedway Highbank Holdup Weekend

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Modified Super DIRTcar Series And Empire Super Sprints Highlight Fulton Speedway Highbank Holdup Weekend April 27-28 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide FULTON, NY – In less than a week the Fulton Speedway will roar back to life with one of the “Must See” events of 2018 with the “Highbank Holdup” weekend on Friday & Saturday, April 27-28. Friday, April 27 the winged warriors of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will unleash their methanol breathing beasts on the ‘Highbanks’ when some of the best 360 Sprint Car racers in the Northeast will be…

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FOUR DIVISIONS OF RACING EXCITEMENT AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT

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FOUR DIVISIONS OF RACING EXCITEMENT AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA April 20, 2018 . . . It is going to be an action packed night of auto racing at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night (April 21) with four divisions of racing excitement being offered. Even though there is a fourth division of racing being presented there is no increase in admission prices. Fans will be treated to the start of the NASCAR season with the TP Trailers 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman stock cars in action while the Blast…

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32 Supermodifieds and 29 Small Blocks Pre-Registered ahead of Oswego’s 68th Season

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32 Supermodifieds and 29 Small Blocks Pre-Registered ahead of Oswego’s 68th Season Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (April 19, 2018) - It seems the excitement level heading into Oswego Speedway’s 68th season of racing is much higher than in recent years and rightfully so as now 32 Novelis Supermodifieds and 29 Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supers have pre-registered for action ahead of the track’s season opener on Saturday, May 26. Bitten by the car count bug in recent years and last season in particular as several of the track’s Supermodified frequent fliers such as…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA POSTPONES OPENER TO APRIL 24

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ALBANY-SARATOGA POSTPONES OPENER TO APRIL 24 Weather Forecast & Wet Grounds Causes Delay Story By: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (April 19, 2018) – Albany-Saratoga Speedway’s opening night has fallen victim to the cold, snow and rain that has plagued the area in recent days. The opening night of racing will now be Tuesday, April 24 with grandstand gates opening at 5 p.m. and the pit area opening at 3 p.m. “I hate having to make this call but with a forecast of daytime temperatures in the low 40’s and nighttime in the low 30’s it…

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Page Trucking Joins All-Star Partner Lineup for Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame Weekend in July

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Page Trucking Joins All-Star Partner Lineup for Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame Weekend in July Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 19, 2018) – The all-new Hall of Fame Weekend at Weedsport Speedway on July 28-29 is quickly making headlines as the blockbuster event of the summer in Central New York motorsports circles and now the weekend has a new partner in Page Trucking. Two full nights of racing will include the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Hall of Fame 100 presented by Beam Mack Sales & Service and Page…

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OPENING DAY IS SET FOR DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8 MILE AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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OPENING DAY IS SET FOR DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8 MILE AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com So race fans - when was the last time that you attended the opening of a NEW race track? Well that day has arrived! The grand opening of the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track at the Bridgeport Speedway is coming this Sunday as four divisions of racing will take place on the new racing surface in the first event of the Pre-Season points. The Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, Stewart Stainless 602 Crate…

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AUTO RACING AND ON-TRACK PARTY SET FOR WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY

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AUTO RACING AND ON-TRACK PARTY SET FOR WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (4-21) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Wall Stadium Speedway auto racing fans will not only have the opportunity to witness six feature races this Saturday (4-21) evening but will also be able to meet the drivers, get a close up look at the cars and walk the famous third mile high banked paved oval as the shore speedway presents “Fan Fest.” On Saturday the pit area will open at noon with practice running from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. Grandstand…

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Fulton Speedway Test & Tune Moved To Tuesday, April 24

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Fulton Speedway Test & Tune Moved To Tuesday, April 24; Highbank Holdup Weekend April 27-28 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Matthew Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Between all the winter melting snow, and unusually wet start to spring, Fulton Speedway officials have decided to move Saturday, April 21 Test & Tune until Tuesday, April 24. Gates will open at 4:30 pm with cars hitting the speedway at 5:30 pm. Practice is open to any car that runs on dirt. Pit is $20 with the main grandstand free for the fans. Just three days after the Test & Tune the…

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EAST COAST SPRINT CAMPAIGN DEBUTS TONIGHT AT DELAWARE

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EAST COAST SPRINT CAMPAIGN DEBUTS TONIGHT AT DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com The 2018 USAC East Coast Sprint Car Series debuts tonight night (Wednesday) at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, Del. The first of 10 series races will be followed by events at seven other venues, with Delaware International and Big Diamond Speedway in Pottsville, Pa. hosting two races each. Other venues are Accord (N.Y.) Speedway, Bedford (Pa.) Speedway, New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway, Bridgeport Speedway in Swedesboro, N.J., Path Valley Speedway Park in Spring Run, Pa. and Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway, which hosts the closer August 25. It's…

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POINT BATTLES KICK OFF FOR ALL THREE DIVISIONS OF STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW ON SATURDAY

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POINT BATTLES KICK OFF FOR ALL THREE DIVISIONS OF STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW ON SATURDAY, APRIL 21ST Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 17, 2018 . . . When NASCAR stock car racing gets the green flag at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, April 21st, two 10-time champions, Craig VonDohren and Jeff Strunk, will be trying to be the first to reach 11 championships. VonDohren has earned the T.P.Trailers 358 Modified championships the last three years and his strong third place effort in the VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial last Saturday showed that…

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Busch uses bump-and-run to perfection in Bristol win

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Kyle Busch uses bump-and-run to perfection in Bristol win Story By Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR BRISTOL, Tenn. – Everyone knows Kyle Busch as “Rowdy,” but you could also call him “The Postman,” given that neither rain, snow, sleet nor hail could keep him from completing his appointed rounds at Bristol Motor Speedway. Executing a textbook bump-and-run against runner-up Kyle Larson on Lap 495 of 500, Kyle Busch pulled away to win Monday’s weather-delayed Food City 500, claiming his second straight victory of 2018 and his seventh win at Thunder Valley, most among active drivers. In a race delayed…

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Honeoye Auto Parts Partners with Justin Haers

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Honeoye Auto Parts Partners with Justin Haers Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The hot shoe out of Phelps, New York, Justin Haers, is excited to welcome Honeoye Auto Parts aboard his Big Block Modified team. “Doug Dulen has been around racing for as long as I can remember,” Haers said. “I’m excited for this opportunity to have him and his business be a part of the team.” Owner of Honeoye Auto Parts, Doug Dulen, has kept a close eye on Haers for quite some time. “He gave us a call and said he liked our performances the…

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Mid-Atlantic Tripleheader On Tap For LOLMDS

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Mid-Atlantic Tripleheader On Tap For LOLMDS Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (April 17, 2018) - A busy weekend awaits the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, with three events across three states, on three consecutive nights, beginning Friday. The nation's top dirt late model drivers will converge at three of the Mid-Atlantic's fastest dirt ovals, chasing over $130,000 in prize money. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio on Friday, April 20. The Steel Valley 50 presented by Performance Bodies and Barris Truck Service…

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Robinson, Whaley, Hubbard Join Strong RUSH Late Model Field for Thursday’s ‘Battle of the Bay’ Event

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Ross Robinson, Amanda Whaley, Austin Hubbard Join Strong RUSH Late Model Field for Thursday’s ‘Battle of the Bay’ Event Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Northeast’s top RUSH Late Model talent will converge on Georgetown Speedway this Thursday night (April 19). For the first time in the history of the Sussex County half-mile track, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series invades for a “Marquee Tour” event paying $2,000 to the winner as part of a four-night Mid-Atlantic ‘Battle of the Bay’ Speedweek. Area Super Late Model stars are gearing…

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Weekend Winners Pauch Jr. and Friesen to Chase Huge $6,000 Payday Thursday at Georgetown

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Weekend Winners Billy Pauch Jr. and Stewart Friesen to Chase Huge $6,000 Sunoco Modified Payday Thursday at Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified racer could take home $6,000 from Georgetown Speedway on Thursday night. And two of the weekend’s big-money winners are heading south to chase it. Billy Pauch Jr., who won both Friday night’s opener at Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa., and Saturday’s lid-lifter at New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway, and Stewart Friesen, the victor in the Bruce Rogers Memorial Saturday at Grandview Speedway…

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OPENING DAY HISTORY AT THE “TRACK OF CHAMPIONS” FONDA SPEEDWAY

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OPENING DAY HISTORY AT THE “TRACK OF CHAMPIONS” FONDA SPEEDWAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – When the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway opens its gates for the 2018 season opener on Saturday, April 21 another chapter will be started in the history books of the Montgomery County Fairgrounds facility. The 65th consecutive season of racing at the historic facility begins at 4:00 p.m. with the annual 50-lap Ice Jam event for the modifieds paying $5,500 to win. All other regular divisions will also be in action as points will also begin in all…

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70th Season Begins Soon at Bowman Gray

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70th Season Begins Soon at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/BGS Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC -  It all begins on Saturday, April 21. That’s when the roaring engines of the NASCAR Modifieds will once again be heard at historic Bowman Gray Stadium for the start of its 70th season. Never one to start off slowly, the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series begins their season on April 21 with their longest and most prestigious race of the year – the Hayes Jewelers 200. The Texas Steak and Tap House Sportsman Series is set for…

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Two Weeks Of 410s & 358s At Williams Grove Before ASCS/URC Battle At The Grove

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Two Weeks Of 410s & 358s At Williams Grove Before ASCS/URC Battle At The Grove Maiden visit of Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour to Williams Grove looms May 4 Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA – Coming up Friday night, April 20 at Williams Grove Speedway, another big show of Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars and HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprints is on tap with an 8 pm starting time. Adult general admission for the racing program is set at $15 with students ages 13-20 admitted for just $10. Kids ages 12 and…

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BLEWETT WINS WALL STADIUM MODIFIED OPENER

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BLEWETT WINS WALL STADIUM MODIFIED OPENER Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ His race car may have had a new paint scheme, sponsor and number, but the final results were the same as Jimmy Blewett raced to the opening night win in the Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified 40-lap feature at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. The All American Auto Group Racing Series victory moved the Howell speedster to second spot on the all-time Modified win list. With opening night qualifying determined by time trials, Blewett started at the front…

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PAUCH IS VICTORIOUS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S 2018 SEASON OPENER

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PAUCH IS VICTORIOUS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S 2018 SEASON OPENER Story By: Mike Wizniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff New Egypt, NJ (April 15, 2018) - On Opening Night at New Egypt Speedway, presented by Oliver Communications Group, Billy Pauch, Jr. was victorious in the extra distance 40-lap Modified feature. Pat Wall topped the field in the Hammer Sportsman race. The Street Stock feature was won by Bill Liedtka. Ryan Heim took the checkered flag in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie contest. As the 40-lap double point Modified feature got underway, polesitter Steve Davis sped to the front…

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RAHMER CLASS OF THE FIELD AT LINCOLN

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FREDDIE RAHMER CLASS OF THE FIELD IN WINNING HIS FIRST 410 SPRINT FEATURE OF THE SEASON AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY; Steve Wilbur tops field in 358 sprint action while Korey Sites rolls to street stock win Story By: Milly Meyer/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 4/14/2018 – Freddie Rahmer was the class of the field Saturday night as he chased down 2-time 2018 winner Brian Montieth and held off the six-time defending 2017 track champ en route to his first win of 2018 in the 25-lap 410 sprint feature at the Fabulous Lincoln Speedway Saturday night. “I’ll tell ya,…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA “BRING IT!” OPENER JUST DAYS AWAY

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ALBANY-SARATOGA “BRING IT!” OPENER JUST DAYS AWAY Invaders Expected Include Decker, Friesen, Fuller, McLaughlin and Phelps Story By: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (April 14, 2018) – The 2018 season will begin on Friday, April 20, for “The Great Race Place” and while there are many who are anxious none are more so than promoter Lyle DeVore. It is also a highly anticipated day for Albany-Saratoga Speedway fans. The opening night 44-lap main event, paying $7,500 to win, is being sponsored by long-time supporters Bart Contracting (Copake, NY) and Schaghticoke Wine & Spirits (Schaghticoke, NY) and…

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FRIESEN WINS VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW

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STEWART FRIESEN WINS VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW, KEVIN HIRTHLER TOPS THE SPORTSMAN FIELD Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. April 15, 2018 . . . Mother Nature finally cooperated with the racing community on Saturday night and produced beautiful weather and the 56th racing season at Grandview Speedway got underway in front of a very large turnout of fans. Close to 50 small and big block Modifieds lined the pits to participate in the events leading up to the first annual Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker 50-lap race sponsored by VP…

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WEATHER LOOKING GREAT FOR THE VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL

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WEATHER LOOKING GREAT, VISITORS MATT SHEPPARD AND BILLY PAUCH LEAD GREAT FIELD OF TALENT FOR THE VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY LATEST RACEDAY INFO FOR FANS AND RACERS Story By:  Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 12, 2018 . . . The weather forecast for Saturday at Grandview Speedway is looks good. Matt Sheppard, Billy Pauch, Ryan Watt and a host of other top Modified talents are heading to the Bechtelsville track to take part in the First Annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial which will pit a bevy of…

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Brewerton And Fulton Speedways’ Welcomes Back Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux For The 2018 Racing Season

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Brewerton And Fulton Speedways’ Welcomes Back Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux For The 2018 Racing Season Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The management of the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways is pleased to announce Big Block Modified racer Billy Whittaker and his Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux, located just minutes north of the Brewerton Speedway on Rt. 11, will continue their major support of both tracks during the 2018 racing season. From the official pace car, to the title sponsor of the Fulton Speedway RUSH Late Models, plus some of the most…

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UNITED RACING CLUB SPRINT CARS COME TO BRIDGEPORT

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THE CAPITOL RENEGADE UNITED RACING CLUB SPRINT CARS COME TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PRESENTED BY BRB CONTRACTORS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will host its first big Sunday show of the season this Sunday as they host the season opener for the United Racing Club Sprint Cars for the fourth consecutive season. The Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds will take to the 5/8th mile track for their regular show along with the Stewart Stainless 602 Crate Sportsman and the DA's Auto Body & Repair Rookies. Sunday's racing will be brought to the fans…

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All Stars will begin championship point battle in Pennsylvania Posse Country

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All Stars will begin championship point battle in Pennsylvania Posse Country All three events to be broadcast LIVE on Speed Shift TV Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Pau Arch & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (April 11, 2018) - After having to wait an extra week due to Mother Nature's failure to cooperate, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will officially kick off the championship points season this Friday through Sunday with a tripleheader in the Keystone State, ready to battle the best of the best of Pennsylvania Posse Country for a trio of…

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Big Diamond Speedway to present their 47th Annual Season Opener on April 13

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Big Diamond Speedway set to present their 47th Annual Season Opener on Friday, April 13   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com With a long awaited favorable forecast predicted for this Friday, all systems are go for Big Diamond Speedway to open their 47th season of competition on Friday, April 13th. It will be Schaeffer Motorsports night at the track nestled up in “God’s Country” when the roar of the engines finally come to life in 2018. Headlining the big show on opening night will be the Mattera’s Electrical & General Contracting mighty 358 Modifieds as…

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Ace Village Hardware Partners with Weedsport Speedway in 2018

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Ace Village Hardware Partners with Weedsport Speedway in 2018 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 10, 2018) – Ace Village Hardware has partnered with Weedsport Speedway for the upcoming 2018 racing season. Ace Village Hardware has long been a proud member of the thriving Baldwinsville, Fayetteville and Weedsport business communities. Thanks to their loyal customers, convenient and accessible downtown locations and their commitment to providing friendly and professional customer service, Ace Village Hardware has been able to create a store as unique as the community which supports it. Along with your every hardware need,…

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Six Weeks and Nearly $600,000 On the Line for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models

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Six Weeks and Nearly $600,000 On the Line for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Early season weather woes make for lucrative, action-packed April and May Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– April 9, 2018– Mother Nature got the best of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in March, but with rescheduled events that means an even more eventful Spring! An impressive stretch of racing lies ahead of the Series with six non-stop weekends of racing visiting seven states. In six weeks’ time, the Outlaws, alongside local and regional drivers who are up for…

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Take Two – Atomic and Brownstown this Weekend

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Take Two - Atomic and Brownstown this Weekend Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (April 9, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, OH and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN this weekend. A strong contingent of local and regional standouts are expected to battle the elite drivers of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in the 4th Annual Buckeye Spring 50 on Friday, April 13th. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. The…

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Short Track Super Series Set For Only 2018 New Jersey Appearance Sunday, April 29 On Bridgeport Three-Eighths-Mile

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Short Track Super Series Set For Only 2018 New Jersey Appearance Sunday, April 29 On Bridgeport Three-Eighths-Mile Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BRIDGEPORT, NJ – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco will make just one appearance in New Jersey this season. And it will be a memorable one. The all-new Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Speedway three-eighths-mile clay oval located inside South Jersey’s Bridgeport Speedway will host the powerful STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and the STSS Crate 602 Sportsman on Sunday, April 29 for the ‘South Jersey Shootout’ event! After three ‘South…

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The Chase Begins This Saturday Night April 14th At NES

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The Chase Begins This Saturday Night April 14th When Oliver Communications Presents Opening Day At New Egypt Speedway   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ace Lane Jr./RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Points races begin this coming Saturday night April 14th when Oliver Comunications Group presents Opening Day at New Egypt Speedway. The Modifieds will be the headline division with a 40-Lap double points affair paying $2,750 to win, also in action will be the Mid Atlantic 305 Sprint Car Series, Hammer Sportsman, Street Stocks, the debut of the 4-Cylinder’s and the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman. Pit Gates…

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WALL STADIUM AUTO RACERS READY FOR SATURDAY’S (APRIL 14) 2018 SEASON OPENER

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WALL STADIUM AUTO RACERS READY FOR SATURDAY’S (APRIL 14) 2018 SEASON OPENER Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ All six Wall Stadium Speedway stock car racing divisions will be in action when the third mile high banked paved oval opens the 2018 “All-American Auto Group Racing Series” this Saturday night (April 14). Grandstand seating will open at 5:00 p.m. with qualifying slated for 5:45 p.m. and the first main event planned for 7:00 p.m. The Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modifieds are set for a 40-lap main event with defending champ Jimmy…

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Varin Wants To Be King; Will Throw Down For Crown In 2018

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Bobby Varin Wants To Be King; Will Throw Down For Crown In 2018 Story By: Rob Kazer/KoD Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com April 8, 2018 (Fonda, NY) – Sharon Springs New York driver Bobby Varin is excited to throw down for the crown in the summer of 2018. Varin and car owners Alton and Carole Palmer have announced their intentions on chasing the King Of Dirt Racing 358 Modified championship. Varin and the Palmer Racing Team announced recently during a CNY Motorsports interview with Camden Proud they would be adding the KOD Small Block Series to their summer schedule…

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Buzz Builds for Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 ‘Battle of the Bay’

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Buzz Builds for Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 ‘Battle of the Bay’ Featuring Sunoco Modified and RUSH Late Model Double-Headliner Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A definite “buzz” is in the air surrounding the ‘Battle of the Bay’ at Georgetown Speedway. The first-time happening at the Sussex County half-mile oval takes place on Thursday, April 19 with two headline events on the docket. Thanks to a pair of generous sponsors, the stakes have risen for the Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds. Taylor and Messick of Harrington, Del., has boosted the winner’s share of the Modified…

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American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Points Get Underway This Friday, April 13

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American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Points Get Underway This Friday, April 13 Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The 2018 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco gets the official “green flag” this Friday night, April 13. Points begin tabulating for the lucrative home-track program this Friday night. The standings will be tracked through Labor Day Weekend when overall, regional and home-track champions will be crowned. Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa., will host its Season Opener Friday and drivers at the Coal Region track will be the first to…

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Bonsignore Returns to Winning ways with Icebreaker Win

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Bonsignore Returns to Winning ways with Icebreaker Win Story By: Taylor Therrien/Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park concluded its annual season-opening Icebreaker weekend on Sunday, April 8 with a packed crowd on hand who braved the cold New England weather to experience the season debuts of Thompson’s track divisions as well as an appearance by the Pro All Star Series and the highlight event of the weekend, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Icebreaker 150. After opening their season at Myrtle Beach, the stars of the Whelen Modified Tour took center stage at Thompson hoping to…

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GRANDVIEW TRYING AGAIN WITH VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL MONEY MAKER CLASSIC ON SATURDAY, APRIL 14

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TRYING AGAIN WITH VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL MONEY MAKER CLASSIC ON SATURDAY, APRIL 14 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 9, 2018 . . . OK, let’s try this again. The VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker Classic at Grandview Speedway is set for Saturday, April 14th at 7pm after being weathered out last Saturday. With $7,500 posted for the winner and $1,000 guaranteed just for making the starting field for the 50-lapper that has Small Block Modifieds going up against the Big Block Modifieds the race has…

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