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LOLMDS Doubleheader at Brownstown Speedway This Weekend

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Doubleheader at Brownstown Speedway This Weekend! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (September 20, 2017) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are en route to Brownstown Speedway and will tackle the quarter-mile bullring this coming Friday-Saturday, September 22nd-23rd for the 38th Annual Jackson 100. The defending LOLMDS National Champion, Scott Bloomquist will return to defend his Jackson 100 title. In 2016, Bloomquist led 97 laps of the 100-lap main event to win his sixth-career Jackson 100. Trailing Bloomquist to the finish line was Jimmy Owens, Darrell Lanigan, Tim McCreadie, and Chris…

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Outlaws Return to Lernerville Speedway for Commonwealth Clash

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Outlaw Return to Lernerville Speedway for Commonwealth Clash Sweet looks to stay within striking distance of Schatz in points battle Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com SARVER, PA - Sept. 19 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series schedule is winding down, which means the annual Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville Speedway is upon us. This year's Commonwealth Clash takes place on Saturday, September 23. During the World of Outlaws July visit to Lernerville, reigning Series Champion Donny Schatz claimed the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup after Sheldon Haudenschild jumped the cushion seeking his first career World…

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Modified Racing at Georgetown Speedway Has Produced A “Who’s-Who” Of Winners

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Modified Racing at Georgetown Speedway Has Produced A “Who’s-Who” Of Winners; Sept. 29 ‘Showdown’ Up Next! Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Modified racing at Georgetown Speedway this season has been ultra-competitive. Just take a look at the winners. A virtual “who’s-who” list of big-block/small-block competitors has graced Victory Lane at the historic half-mile oval, leaving fans to question who will be next when racing returns on Friday, September 29 for the ‘September Showdown’ paying $3,000 to the winner and $250 to start. The season began on a blustery, cold March afternoon with the Melvin…

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MAKING THE “GRAND DADDY” EVENT AT FONDA TRULY SPECIAL

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MAKING THE “GRAND DADDY” EVENT AT FONDA TRULY SPECIAL Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – This past Saturday September 16, one of the biggest if not the biggest events for the sportsman division was held at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway when the “Grand Daddy” event, which was presented by Tom & Sharon Spencer and Adirondack Leather, was held in memory of the late Don Warner. To put an event of this magnitude on at any race track is a huge deal and the Warner family had many sponsors step up to the…

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3 PAST MULTI-TIME WINNERS HEADLINE 4-CROWN SILVER CROWN ENTRIES

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3 PAST MULTI-TIME WINNERS HEADLINE 4-CROWN SILVER CROWN ENTRIES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Saturday's USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS season finale at Eldora Speedway is unlike any other on the schedule. First, the "4-Crown Nationals" champ car race is a mere 50 laps in distance on a half-mile track, making it more akin to a sprint than a traditional 100-lap grind. Secondly, Eldora's dirt high banks are a challenge that drivers don't come face-to-face with in these cars at the Terre Haute and Williams Grove half-miles or the one-mile…

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Sportsman Drivers Stand Ready for the NAPA Super DIRT Week Chevy Performance 75

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Talented Pool of Sportsman Drivers Stand Ready for the NAPA Super DIRT Week Chevy Performance 75 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. - Sept. 19, 2017 - As the most pervasive class at DIRTcar Northeast tracks, the Sportsman Modified division consists of a talented group of drivers, some of whom have already had a stellar season and are favored to win the Chevy Performance 75 on Sunday, October 8. Rocky Warner: This guy has been dominating the Sportsman division this season. He has already collected 20 wins under the DIRTcar banner, plus other victories along the…

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BACON GOES WITH GORMLY FOR SATURDAY’S 4-CROWN CHAMP CAR RUN AT ELDORA

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BACON GOES WITH GORMLY FOR SATURDAY'S 4-CROWN CHAMP CAR RUN AT ELDORA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com The most dominant USAC Silver Crown team at the "4-Crown Nationals" over the past three years has come out of Fred Gormly's RPM Auto Enterprise stable. This Saturday, September 23 in the 36th running of the event at Rossburg, Ohio's Eldora Speedway, two-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champ Brady Bacon will take his turn to become Gormly's fourth different winner in as many years when he makes his debut in the team's No. 199. Bacon, a…

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Outlaws Head Through Northeast Before World Finals

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Outlaws Head Through Northeast Before World Finals $50,000 to win Champion Racing Oil National Open Awaits Outlaws Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 19, 2017 - After a grueling trip through the West Coast, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series returns east, highlighted by the $50,000 to win Champion Racing Oil National Open at the famed Williams Grove Speedway. The Series will make a stop at Tony Stewart's Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio and Lernerville Speedway for the Commonwealth Clash before heading into the heart of Pennsylvania Posse country. The National Open…

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KING OF THE BIG BLOCK WEEKEND RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT

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KING OF THE BIG BLOCK WEEKEND RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Just one year ago, Billy Pauch added another title to his storied career when he drove to the win in the Bridgeport Speedway’s King of the Big Block event on the lightning fast 5/8 mile speedway. This week, Pauch will return to defend that title! With so many of the area’s big events featuring the small block modifieds, it was the wish of the Bridgeport Speedway’s management team to showcase their Big Block Modifieds in a prestigious event as one of the…

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FONDA SPEEDWAY PRESENTS A HUGE TWO DAY RACING PROGRAM THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY

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FONDA SPEEDWAY PRESENTS A HUGE TWO DAY RACING PROGRAM THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23 the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will run a huge two day racing program with the running of the “Prelude to the Party Weekend”! Friday evenings racing schedule includes the King of Dirt (KOD) 358 Modifieds, the DIRTcar/King of Dirt (KOD) 602 Sportsman, an open pro stock feature with DIRTcar rules in effect, the CRSA sprint cars, street stocks, and modified warm ups for anyone looking for…

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Ted Christopher: Racer

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Ted Christopher: Racer Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com If you were to look up the definition of the word racer you would read the following: “A person, animal, or thing that races or takes part in a race as a racehorse, bicycle, yacht, etc." It should also include the words Ted Christopher.   In the day and age where it’s the “cool” thing to be a versatile racer TC did it before very few else. Teddy would race anything, anytime, anywhere on any date from Asphalt Modifieds and Three-Quarter Midgets, where he was most prominent…

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Five Top 10’s in Three Days For HBR

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Five Top 10's in Three Days For HBR Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – September 18, 2017 – The Heinke-Baldwin team earned five top ten finishes, including a pair of top-fives, during their three-day race weekend with the Super DIRTcar Series. Jimmy Phelps opened the evening at Brewerton Speedway Friday night with a second-place heat race finish, placing him into the top-12 redraw. Pre race festivities saw Phelps draw the outside pole for the Duel at the Demon 100. “We backed up a little at the beginning,” Phelps said. “We were way too tight…

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A USAC RACING FEAST: 36TH 4-CROWN NATIONALS ARRIVE AT ELDORA SATURDAY

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A USAC RACING FEAST: 36TH 4-CROWN NATIONALS ARRIVE AT ELDORA SATURDAY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Only one event brings together USAC's best of the best from a variety of disciplines. Only one event brings all three of USAC's national divisions together at one venue. Only one event showcases what race fans could only dream of: a racer's delight featuring a pit overflowing with the baddest racing machines on planet earth. All converge on Eldora Speedway this Saturday night, September 23rd for the 36th running of the "4-Crown Nationals" - a grand event that's…

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Britten Rallies Three Top-Ten Finishes with Super DIRTcar

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Britten Rallies Three Top-Ten Finishes with Super DIRTcar Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – September 18, 2017 – Joining the Super DIRTcar Series for a full three-day weekend of racing, ‘Batman’ Peter Britten was able to overcome several challenges and battle his way forward each night to collect three top-10 finishes. “Everything pretty much went against us this weekend but we were able to make something out of it,” Britten said. “We made lemonade out of lemons.” Britten opened the weekend on Friday evening at Brewerton Speedway where he finished second…

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Nine Events, Nine Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winners; 10th “Working Man’s Race” Victor October 7?

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Nine Events, Nine Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winners; 10th “Working Man’s Race” Victor October 7? Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff AFTON, NY – In nine editions, the ‘Working Man’s Race’ last lived up to its name. Nine big-block/small-block Modified races, nine different winners. On Friday-Saturday, October 6-7, the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals celebrates its 10th anniversary at Afton Motorsports Park. The Modifieds run 50 laps - $5,000 to win, $400 to start – offering points toward the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Halmar International North Region. The Modified…

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LaDuc Sails to Open Competition Win for 50th Devil’s Bowl Speedway Victory

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LaDuc Sails to Open Competition Win for 50th Devil’s Bowl Speedway Victory Yetman survives for KOD Pro Stock championship Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photos By: Barry Snelling/Devil’s Bowl Speedway WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Tim LaDuc cemented his place in the Devil’s Bowl Speedway record books on Sunday, September 17, taking the 50th feature race win of his career. The Orwell, Vt., veteran topped a wild-looking field in the Sunoco Race Fuels “Carl Vladyka Memorial” open-competition event for Sportsman Modifieds, dominating the post-season 29-lap special with a billboard-style sail panel mounted to the body of his car. Other…

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SHARPSTEEN TAKES A WET NYSS WIN AT EVERGREEN

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SHARPSTEEN TAKES A WET NYSS WIN AT EVERGREEN Story By: Tom Fecteau/NYSS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Charlie Sharpsteen took the #34 to victory in the rain shortened event. For Charlie, it was a great comeback after barely qualifying from his heat, and also taking home the hard charger bonus. The NY Super Stock series made a non-points visit to Evergreen Raceway Park to see how the series regulars and the track regulars would compare in the SLEEPY’S 75 lap shootout. 27 cars from both series competed in very heads-up fashion throughout the qualifiers. Some rules confusion caused a few quick…

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NON-STOP RACING ON SATURDAY OF EASTERN STATES WEEKEND

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NON-STOP RACING ON SATURDAY OF EASTERN STATES WEEKEND Small-Block Modifieds and 305 Sprint Cars Star on Saturday Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Harry Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (September 18)……..The Small-Block Modifieds, powered by 358-cubic inch engines, will be the Saturday, October 21 headline attraction during the 56th Annual Eastern States Weekend at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. This year’s 41st Annual Eastern States Small-Block Modified Championship Presented by Halmar International, WLR Construction, and Arkel Motors race will be 100 laps in distance. A star-studded lineup of top Small-Block Modified drivers from the entire Northeast dirt track Modified…

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Williams Grove Champion Racing Oil National Open Is Sept. 28, 29 & 30

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Williams Grove Champion Racing Oil National Open Is Sept. 28, 29 & 30 Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – The 55th annual Williams Grove Speedway Champion Racing Oil National Open for the World of Outlaws Crafstsman Sprint Car Series is just two weeks away with action slated for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 28, 29 and 30. The three-day affair will showcase the best of the Pennsylvania Posse sprint car stars against the World of Outlaws Craftsman Series sprint car series stars in an epic battle culminating with a $50,000 to win, 40-lap finale…

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REED TAKES WALL MODIFIED WIN IN CLOSING LAPS

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REED TAKES WALL MODIFIED WIN IN CLOSING LAPS Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Defending Freehold Ford Modified driving champion Steven Reed took a late race win in the 40-lap main event at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. It was the third win of the year for the Jackson resident and his second victory in a row. Ricky Collins of Willow Grove, Pa. was impressive as he rocketed to the lead at the outset. With no cautions to slow the race Collins stretched an impressive lead as Reed, point leader Jimmy Blewett…

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“Blackjack” beats the All Stars at Bedford to complete weekend sweep

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“Blackjack” beats the All Stars at Bedford to complete weekend sweep Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BEDFORD, PA (September 17, 2017) - Completing a weekend sweep against the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, “Blackjack” Brian Brown led all 30 circuits on Sunday night at Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway, earning another $5,000 in the process to cap off a $13,000 weekend in Central Pennsylvania. It was Brown’s first-ever visit to the Bedford County half-mile, ultimately leading Findlay, Ohio’s Caleb Helms and Aussie invader, James McFadden, to the final checkers. Brian Brown is now the sixth different Arctic…

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Truex starts NASCAR Playoffs with dominating win at Chicagoland

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Martin Truex Jr. starts NASCAR Playoffs with dominating win at Chicagoland Speedway Story By Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR JOLIET, Ill. – Remember all those playoff points that were supposed to carry regular-season champion Martin Truex Jr. through the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs? He didn’t need them—not after what turned out to be a dominating victory in Sunday’s Tales of the Turtles 400, the Playoff opener at Chicagoland Speedway. Truex’s fifth victory of the season, his second straight at Chicagoland and the 12th of his career was hardly a cakewalk, even though the driver of…

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Perfect Penske day ends with Pagenaud race win, Newgarden championship

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Perfect Penske day ends with Pagenaud race win, Newgarden championship Story & Photos By: INDYcar Media SONOMA, California (Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017) - For Team Penske, it was the perfect day at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. Simon Pagenaud won the race to conclude the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Teammate Josef Newgarden finished second to wrap up the championship. Pagenaud, the 2016 champion driving the No. 1 DXC Technology Team Penske Chevrolet, beat Newgarden to the finish line by 1.0986 seconds to win the 85-lap race at Sonoma Raceway. It was the Frenchman's 11th career victory and second…

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Williams Grove Regulars To Tune For WoO Champion Oil National Open Friday

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Williams Grove Regulars To Tune For WoO Champion Oil National Open Friday 358-sprint track champion to be crowned in Sept. 22 show Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – The Lawrence Chevrolet sprint cars will tune up for the 55th annual Williams Grove Speedway World of Outlaws Champion Racing Oil National Open this Friday night, September 22 at 8 pm. With the Champion Racing Oil National Open looming September 28, 29 and 30, this will be the last chance for the Williams Grove regulars known as the Pennylvania Posse to ready themselves for the big…

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Escape RV Joins October 19 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway

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Escape RV Joins October 19 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway As Presenting Sponsor Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY – The Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at Orange County Fair Speedway has generated buzz among racers and fans as a kickoff to the 56th annual Eastern States Weekend. Escape RV has joined the Thursday, October 19 event as a presenting sponsor as the countdown continues to the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Halmar International North Region finale. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds will roar…

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THUNDER SERIES FINALE AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

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THUNDER SERIES FINALE AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 NAPA AUTO PARTS MODS AT THE MADHOUSE PAYS $5,000 TO WIN, $1,000 FOR 10TH & $500 TO START Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (September 17, 2017) – The annual House of Thunder Halloween Party will return to the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night, October 14 to close out the successful 2017 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. Expect a “thriller” with a three division program that will include the Big Block Modifieds/358 Modifieds in a 40 lap feature plus the Sportsman and MASS Sprint…

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Tim Fuller wins an entertaining Super DIRTcar Series event at Mohawk

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Tim Fuller wins an entertaining Super DIRTcar Series event at Mohawk! Fuller’s first Super DIRTcar Series Victory of 2017 Story By: Tim Baltz/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com HOGANSBURG, NY – SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 – While Mohawk International Raceway regulars showed the way early in the 100-lap event, it was Super DIRTcar Series regular, Tim Fuller that was able to get by Billy Dunn on Lap 60 en route to his first Series victory of 2017. “We gambled before tonight to see if we wanted to bring the big or small block and we decided on the small block,”…

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STRUNK WINS SECOND STRAIGHT SIXER

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STRUNK WINS SECOND STRAIGHT FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC IN HONOR OF BRUCE ROGERS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY EARNING IN EXCESS OF $30,000 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. September 17, 2017 . . . Jeff Strunk, the defending winner of Grandview Speedway’s Freedom 76, now has the distinction of being the leading winner of the event at seven having been in a tie at six with Billy Pauch. Strunk took home the checkered in the 47th Annual Freedom 76-lap T.P. Trailers NASCAR Modified feature in honor of promoter Bruce Rogers who passed away earlier in the…

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VARIN “KING OF DIRT” AT A/S

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VARIN “KING OF DIRT” Miller Cashes In Big In “Street Stock Nationals” Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (September 15, 2017 ) - Bobby Varin came to Albany-Saratoga Speedway Friday night and drove away with the $3,000 payday in the "King of the Dirt 358 Nationals. Starting from the third spot by virtue of the draw, Varin stalked the leaders early in the 40-lap race. On lap 29 he pulled a slide job on Jeremy Wilder, who had led from the get-go. Coming out of turn 2 Wilder went a bit high and Varin…

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THOMAS GETS TRI-STATE REVENGE; DEFEATS CUMMINS BY 0.053 SECONDS TO WIN “HAUBSTADT HUSTLER”

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THOMAS GETS TRI-STATE REVENGE; DEFEATS CUMMINS BY 0.053 SECONDS TO WIN "HAUBSTADT HUSTLER" Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com Haubstadt, Indiana.........Kevin Thomas, Jr. was bound and determined not to let history repeat itself in Saturday night's USAC AMSOIL National/MSCS Sprint Car "Haubstadt Hustler" at Tri-State Speedway. For the second time in a row at the southwestern Indiana quarter-mile paperclip, a green-white-checker duel for the victory came down to he and July Tri-State winner Kyle Cummins. The setting was the same in the Thomas v. Cummins sequel on the final restart. Thomas led Cummins when the…

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Donny Schatz Scores 18th Win of the Season at Calistoga

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Donny Schatz Scores 18th Win of the Season at Calistoga KKR Teammates Pittman and Sweet complete podium Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CALISTOGA, CA - September 16, 2017 - Donny Schatz passed Brad Sweet on lap 25 to pick up his 18th win of the season Saturday night at Calistoga Speedway. Sweet, who swept Friday's event, held off a charge from Shane Stewart, who succumbed to a flat tire, before giving way to Schatz in heavy lapped traffic. Daryn Pittman surged late for second while Sweet settled for third. It has been far from easy the last…

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Allgaier Steals Chicagoland Speedway Victory on Late Restarts

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Justin Allgaier Steals Chicagoland Speedway Victory on Late Restarts Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR JOLIET, Ill. – Justin Allgaier had the drive of his life. Brendan Gaughan was hanging on for dear life. But both drivers were winners at Chicagoland Speedway. Grabbing the lead with a bold move to the inside after a restart on Lap 186 of 200, Allgaier, an Illinois native, captured the big prize at his home track—a victory in Saturday’s TheHouse.com 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series regular-season finale. Gaughan rallied from an equalized tire that put him three laps down to finish…

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Marlar Makes History with Back-to-Back Knoxville Nationals Championships

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Marlar Makes History with Back-to-Back Knoxville Nationals Championships  Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, IA (September 16, 2017) - Mike Marlar became the first driver in the 14-year history of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals to win in back-to-back years - taking the $40,000 top prize on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Marlar took the lead from race-leader Josh Richards on lap 92 and then sped away for the win in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event. Jonathan Davenport made a valiant charge in the last five laps to finish second after pitting…

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Points leader Newgarden wins Sonoma pole with record lap

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Points leader Newgarden wins Sonoma pole with record lap Story By: INDYcar Series Media Photos By: INDYcar Series Media SONOMA, California (Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017) - Verizon IndyCar Series points leader Josef Newgarden withstood constant pressure from his nearest championship competitors, setting a track record to win the Verizon P1 Award in GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma qualifying. Newgarden earned his first pole of the season and second of his six-year career with a scintillating last lap of 1 minute, 15.5205 seconds (113.691 mph) on Sonoma Raceway's 2.385-mile, 12-turn permanent road course. The championship bonus point Newgarden collected for winning…

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Brian Brown leads all 30 laps at Selinsgrove Speedway for Jim Nace Memorial/National Open title

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Brian Brown leads all 30 laps at Selinsgrove Speedway for Jim Nace Memorial/National Open title Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SELINSGROVE, PA (September 16, 2017) - Adding to a rapidly expanding resume, “Blackjack” Brian Brown ruled Central Pennsylvania soil on Saturday evening during his visit to Selinsgrove Speedway, claiming the 35th Annual Jim Nace Memorial/National Open with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. The Grain Valley, Missouri, native led all 30 circuits at the historic venue to score the $8,000 payday, ultimately crossing under the final checkers ahead of a pair of Central Pennsylvania’s finest,…

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Campbell Gets First Career Grove Sprint Car Win, Hammaker Wins 358s

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Matt Campbell Gets First Career Grove Sprint Car Win, Hammaker Wins 358s Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Matt Campbell of Fawn Grove picked up his first career 410 Sprint car win Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, taking the lead from Tim Wagaman on the 10th tour of the 25-lap feature. . The 19-year-old from Fawn Grove, a co-National 410 Rookie-of-the-Year last year, has been fast at the Grove before, and finally put together a complete performance earning $3,600 for the win. Wagaman started on the pole and led the opening two circuits…

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Corey Barker Tops Star Studded DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Field At The Brewerton Speedway

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Corey Barker Tops Star Studded DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Field At The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – September 15, 2017 – Corey Barker from Fulton, NY gave himself the best birthday present possible Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway, a trip to victory lane after winning the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Central Region “Duel at the Demon 50” presented by Gillee’s CITGO Lubricants. In the feature, Central Region series point leader Dave Marcuccilli would take command of the race on lap-4 and looked to run away and hide with the only…

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Sheppard Comes on Late to Win Duel at the Demon 100 at Brewerton Speedway

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Sheppard Comes on Late to Win Duel at the Demon 100 at Brewerton Speedway Story By: Mike Mallett/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Sept. 15, 2017 – It was a wild night at the Brewerton Speedway as Matt Sheppard continued his solid form taking home his ninth Super DIRTcar Series triumph of the 2017 racing season. The Waterloo, N.Y., driver did it the hard way by first passing Brewerton Speedway track champion and Super DIRTcar Series high-point man Billy Decker before working over Larry Wight in the final ten laps to pass him…

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BOUC WINS S&D BODYLINE’S 2017 PERFECT ATTENDANCE BONUS AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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DANNY BOUC WINS S&D BODYLINE'S 2017 PERFECT ATTENDANCE BONUS AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/Wiz Motorsports Communiations Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (September 16, 2017) - For the second year in a row, S&D Bodyline, a specialty fabrication business for asphalt and dirt racing in Bath, PA, sponsored a Perfect Attendance Bonus Award at New Egypt Speedway. Out of the twenty-nine drivers eligible from the 358 Modifieds, Hammer Sportsman and Crate Modifieds, Danny Bouc was drawn as the winner during intermission of the Legends of the Fall race on Saturday, September 9. Winning the S&D Bodyline…

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WINDOM STRIKES AGAIN FOR 2ND STRAIGHT “JIM HURTUBISE CLASSIC” VICTORY

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WINDOM STRIKES AGAIN FOR 2ND STRAIGHT "JIM HURTUBISE CLASSIC" VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com Terre Haute, Indiana.........Since its inception more than six decades ago, the Terre Haute Action Track has had distinct eras that seem to resonate with a particular driver. Lately, this era at the famed half-mile dirt oval has belonged to Chris Windom who ran fourth with just four laps remaining and used a daring late-race move on Kevin Thomas, Jr. to capture his third-straight USAC victory at Terre Haute in Friday night's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car "Jim Hurtubise Classic"…

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TWO BIG NIGHTS OF RACING ACTION AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY STARTS TONIGHT

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY OFFERING TWO BIG NIGHTS OF RACING, SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE, TOPPED BY $30,000 TO WIN FREEDOM 76 FEATURING A BEVY OF TOP RACING TALENTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 15, 2017 . . . The excitement, the action, of the 47th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic In Honor of Bruce Rogers is already started. There are campers in place as they set up their home for the weekend on the Grandview Speedway grounds. Tonight fans will be entertained with a doubleheader show of Mid Atlantic Sprint Series 305 Sprints and Sportsman…

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Richards Wins Opening Night of Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals

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Richards Wins Opening Night of Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, IOWA (September 14, 2017)- Current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point leader, Josh Richards took the lead on lap 16 from Jared Landers and then held off Landers to take the opening night of the 14th Annual Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals at Knoxville Raceway. Richards started ninth on the grid and darted around leader Jimmy Owens, who pulled out of the race while leading. Landers - who missed the events at Knoxville Raceway last year due to…

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$10,000 Velocita South Region Championship Battle Continues Saturday, September 30 at Bridgeport Speedway

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP $10,000 Velocita South Region Championship Battle Continues Saturday, September 30 at Bridgeport Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BRIDGEPORT, NJ – Only two races remain and a $10,000 champion will be decided. The road to the title stops next in Bridgeport, New Jersey on Saturday, September 30. The ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ is set for Bridgeport Speedway, the seventh round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Velocita-USA South Region, a 40-lap big-block/small-block Modified battle on the five-eighths-mile. More than $25,000 in purse money…

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CREAM OF THE CROP USUALLY RISES TO THE TOP AT TERRE HAUTE AND TRI-STATE

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CREAM OF THE CROP USUALLY RISES TO THE TOP AT TERRE HAUTE AND TRI-STATE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff The layouts of this weekend's two USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car stops couldn't possibly be any more different than they are on paper. Terre Haute is a large, relatively flat half-mile with sweeping turns. On the other hand, Tri-State is a high-banked quarter-mile paperclip-shaped oval with tight turns. These two Indiana venues are what lie ahead for the competitors of the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship this weekend when drivers hit Terre Haute…

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LADIES NIGHT AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (SEPT. 16)

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LADIES NIGHT AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (SEPT. 16) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Female fans of the stock car racing competition at Wall Stadium Speedway will be honored this Saturday night (Sept. 16) as the shore speedway offers a discounted admission price for all ladies of just $10. All fans who attend Saturday night's racing program will also get to meet the female racing stars of the speedway in a special autograph session. Lady racers Shawna Ingraham from the Modified division, Nancy Riggleman and Theresa Collins from the Factory Stocks…

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Volusia Speedway Park Receives Only Minor Damage from Hurricane Irma

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Volusia Speedway Park Receives Only Minor Damage from Hurricane Irma DIRTcar Nationals Goes on as Scheduled, February 6-17, 2018 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL - Sept. 14, 2017 - Volusia Speedway Park was hit hard by Hurricane Irma on Saturday and into Sunday Morning, like much of the Sunshine State, but the facility escaped with only minor damage. The actual racing surface of Volusia Speedway Park was prepped well in advance for the expected heavy rain and winds, but the facility did incur some minor damage to fencing and has some clean-up to do before…

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DANNY JOHNSON AND RICK LAUBACH ARE LATEST TOP DIRT MODIFIED TALENTS TO ENTER SATURDAY’S 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76

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DANNY JOHNSON AND RICK LAUBACH ARE LATEST TOP DIRT MODIFIED TALENTS TO ENTER SATURDAY’S 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 WITH $30,000 FIRST PLACE MONEY UP FOR GRABS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY VON DOHREN, STRUNK AND GULAR ARE GUARANTEED STARTERS SPRINTS AND SPORTSMAN IN FRIDAY NIGHT DOUBLEHEADER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 14, 2017 . . . New Yorker Danny Johnson, a past winner of the prestigious Forrest Rogers Memorial at Grandview, and Rick Laubach, one of the top area talents in dirt track Modified racing, have entered Saturday’s 47th Annual Freedom 76 Classic In Honor…

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Action Heats up at Fulton Speedway with the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Modified “Win and You’re In”

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Action Heats up at Fulton Speedway with the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Modified "Win and You're In" Big-Block Modified drivers will vie for final qualifying spot in NAPA Super DIRT Week's Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - September 14, 2017 - As the sun goes down at Oswego Speedway on Saturday afternoon, October 7, the lights will go on at Fulton Speedway , just 15 minutes away, when the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series joins NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for one night…

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MADSEN OVERHEAD DOOR SIGNS AS SPONSOR OF FIRST ALBANY INDOOR RACE

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MADSEN OVERHEAD DOOR SIGNS AS SPONSOR OF FIRST ALBANY, NY INDOOR RACE Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 . . . The level of interest for the First Annual Albany Indoor Race has now attracted its first event sponsor in Madsen Overhead Door. The Friday and Saturday, February 9-10, 2018 event inside the remodeled Times Union Center in downtown Albany, N.Y. will be the first of its kind in New York State since early spring, 2002. Race fans in New York State will be able to experience the thrill of high-speed auto racing…

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Mid-Atlantic Championship Offers Something For Every Fan; STSS Modifieds, Super Late Models, Small-Block Mods, Mid-Atlantic Sprints & More October 27-28

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Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship Offers Something For Every Fan; STSS Modifieds, Super Late Models, Small-Block Mods, Mid-Atlantic Sprints & More October 27-28 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend at Georgetown Speedway is set and it offers something for the tastes of almost every race fan. Two full days of racing at the historic oval on Friday-Saturday October 27-28 will bring down the curtain on a very successful season at the Sussex County facility. The final event of the 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP…

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