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THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK REVEALS 2020 NASCAR SCHEDULE

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THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK REVEALS 2020 NASCAR SCHEDULE 46th Annual Icebreaker Set For April 4-5 Story By: Kyle Souza/TSMP THOMPSON, Conn. -- Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park revealed a six-race NASCAR Weekly Series schedule for the 2020 season on Monday. The 2020 slate consists of three major staple events, and three more events that will spotlight NASCAR Weekly Series competitors as part of mid-week, Wednesday night specials in the heart of the summer. The season begins with the 46th annual Icebreaker weekend (April 4-5) and ends with the 58th annual Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing, with three packed days, October…

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Matt Sheppard Headlines 2019 Land of Legends Banquet With 9th Points Crown

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Matt Sheppard Headlines 2019 Land of Legends Banquet With 9th Points Crown Root adds first, Ruggles & DePuy repeat as 56th season now history at Canandaigua fairgrounds Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photo By: Don Romeo Canandaigua, NY – January 18, 2020 – The curtain dropped on the 2019 season for Land Of Legends Raceway as a full house celebrated the 56th year of motorsports in Canandaigua with the annual awards banquet staged at King's Party House on Saturday, Jan. 18. Nearly 250 drivers, owners, crew members, track officials, corporate partners, family and friends of racing attended the fast-paced three-hour…

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Kyle Larson Wins The 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire

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Kyle Larson Wins The 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire Story By: Bryan Hulbert /Chili Bowl TULSA, Okla. (January 18, 2020) "I'm sorry NASCAR, I'm sorry Daytona, but this is the biggest effing race I've ever won. I hope to win Daytona in a few weeks, but this is badass!" That said it all as Kyle Larson found redemption from a last-lap loss one year ago as the Elk Grove, California native finally captured the Golden Driller in the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Larson, in his 13th Chili…

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ANDREA CAP NAMED AQUA DUCK WATER TRANSPORT MS. MOTORSPORTS 2020;

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ANDREA CAP NAMED AQUA DUCK WATER TRANSPORT MS. MOTORSPORTS 2020; DALE JARRETT AND KYLE PETTY WELL RECEIVED, NINE EXHIBITORS RECEIVED DISPLAY AWARDS, KIDS DAY TOMORROW (SUNDAY) Story By: Steve Barrick/AARN Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 19, 2020 . . . Andrea Cap of East Berlin, PA was named Aqua Duck Water Transport Ms. Motorsports 2020 Saturday night at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2020 Race Car & Trade Show Saturday night. Andrea was crowned her successor, Taylor Fullin. Ms. Cap’s first runner-up was Morgan Rochelle and second runner-up was Casey Robicheau. Ms. Cap was also…

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Big Diamond Speedway sets 2020 Season Schedule

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Big Diamond Speedway sets 2020 Season Schedule Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Once again in 2020, Big Diamond Speedway promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley have set an ambiguous schedule for dirt track nestled up in the Pennsylvania Coal Region. This year’s schedule as always will highlight the mighty 358 Modifieds sponsored again this season by Insigner Performance. The crown jewel race of the year, the annual Coalcracker will take place on Sunday September 6th paying $17,000 to win for the second consecutive year. There are many other notable big paying races on top in 2020…

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2020 Lucas Dirt Speedweeks Preview

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2020 Lucas Dirt Speedweeks Preview Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (January 14, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season is upon us, with two states, three tracks, and nine days of racing. The 2020 season starts off with return visits to Golden Isles Speedway, for the RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing - Presented by General Tire, and on January 30th-February 1st, and East Bay Raceway Park for the 44th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - Presented by Lucas Oil February 2nd-8th. The Series will make its first ever visit to All-Tech Raceway in…

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Kyle Larson Unstoppable On Warren CAT Qualifying Night; Bell Tops The VIROC

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Kyle Larson Unstoppable On Warren CAT Qualifying Night; Bell Tops The VIROC Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photo By: DB3 TULSA, Okla. (January 14, 2020) Picking up his sixth career preliminary night victory, and third straight since 2018, Kyle Larson battled through a myriad of cautions to win Tuesday's Warren CAT Qualifying Night during the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Locking into his ninth championship A-Feature since 2010, the race to that ticket became a question of fuel. "I think me and Jonathan (Beason) both were running out of fuel there at the end,"…

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DTD TV and Short Track Super Series Enter Into Long Term Deal

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DTD TV and Short Track Super Series Enter Into Long Term Deal Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - As the saying goes, 'don't mess with a good thing.' That is exactly how the parties at Dirt Track Digest and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled by Sunoco felt after the conclusion of the 2019 racing season. After quick negotiation, the contract was signed allowing DTD TV to continue to be the official pay-per-view provider of the Short Track Super Series North and South Region for the foreseeable future. "We couldn't be happier…

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The Meat Shoppe To Become Co-Presenting Sponsor Of Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars At New Egypt Speedway For 2020 Season

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The Meat Shoppe To Become Co-Presenting Sponsor Of Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars At New Egypt Speedway For 2020 Season Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The Larry’s Hot Rods And Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars will have a co-presenting sponsor for the 2020 season at New Egypt Speedway. The Meat Shoppe, By Arctic Foods will be the co-presenting sponsor of the division which will now be known as the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars Presented By: The Meat Shoppe. The Meat Shoppe is a premier butcher shop &…

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Cannon McIntosh Rolls Undefeated On Cummins Qualifying Night

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Cannon McIntosh Rolls Undefeated On Cummins Qualifying Night Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photo By: DB3 TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2020) Debuting with Keith Kunz Motorsports, Oklahoma's Cannon McIntosh squashed all doubts of his worth as the 17-year old driver topped his Heat Races, Qualifier, and finally held off multiple charges, cautions, and an open red to win his first career Chili Bowl Preliminary A-Feature on Cummins Qualifying Night of the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. "I've been looking for a win for a long time now. We've had lots of close calls but…

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2020 All Star point fund increases to $258,000; Series champion to earn $65,000

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2020 All Star point fund increases to $258,000; Series champion to earn $65,000 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (January 13, 2020) – The 2020 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 boasts an impressive schedule of 55 events, 17 of which will award a winner’s payout of at least $6,000. With an exciting slate comes a hefty point fund, as the 2020 All Star Circuit of Champions point fund will now award $258,000 across the top twelve positions including $65,000 for the championship team; a $58,000 increase from 2019. Kevin…

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ANDY JANKOWIAK, RYAN FLORES & ERICK RUDOLPH, LAST THREE ATLANTIC CITY GAMBLER’S CLASSIC TQ WINNERS, SEEK REPEAT WINS FOR 2020

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ANDY JANKOWIAK, RYAN FLORES & ERICK RUDOLPH, LAST THREE ATLANTIC CITY GAMBLER’S CLASSIC TQ WINNERS, SEEK REPEAT WINS FOR 2020 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 12, 2020 . . . When the Indoor Auto Racing VP Series storms into Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall for the 18th running of the NAPA Know How Racing Weekend on Friday and Saturday January 31 and February 1, Andy Jankowiak, Ryan Flores and Erick Rudolph, the last three winners of the headline Gambler’s Classic TQ (Three Quarter) Midget races in the building, will have the same agenda in mind: win!…

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Tyler Siri & Danny Johnson Form Two-Car Team for All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’

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Tyler Siri & Danny Johnson Form Two-Car Team for All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The ‘Boss Man’ and ‘the Doctor’ are Florida bound. Tyler Siri and Danny Johnson have set plans to compete in the inaugural ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. The pair will head south in team cars for the Horseheads, N.Y.-based Tyler Siri Racing at the half-mile oval located approximately one hour to the south and west of Jacksonville. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By…

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PAST 600 SPRINT EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS FEATURE WINNERS WHITEY KIDD, III AND ERICK RUDOLPH AMONG ENTRANTS FOR FEBRUARY 21-22, 2020 TRENTON INDOOR RACES

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PAST 600 SPRINT EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS FEATURE WINNERS WHITEY KIDD, III AND ERICK RUDOLPH AMONG ENTRANTS FOR FEBRUARY 21-22, 2020 TRENTON INDOOR RACES Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ January 11, 2020 . . . Nearly 100 of the top 600cc Sprint Car dirt track drivers and their teams from throughout the northeast will converge on the Cure Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ for the third running of the East Coast Dirt Nationals on Friday and Saturday, February 21-22, 2020. The event is scheduled at a new date this year, away…

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Eastern States 200, Battle on the Midway 100, and Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Big Block Modifieds All on Tap at The House of Power

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Eastern States 200, Battle on the Midway 100, and Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Big Block Modifieds All on Tap at The House of Power Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY - Jan. 10, 2020 - Orange County Fair Speedway, appropriately nicknamed the House of Power, has added DIRTcar sanctioning for their weekly Big Block Modified program. The historic speedway now features Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as well as two Super DIRTcar Series dates, including the Eastern States 200. DIRTcar Racing’s Dean Reynolds together with legendary driver and new Orange…

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Insinger Performance Products back as sponsor of the 358 Modifieds at the Big Diamond Speedway

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Insinger Performance Products back as sponsor of the 358 Modifieds at the Big Diamond SpeedwayStory By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.comMinersville, PA - After a very successful year in 2019 as sponsor of the Big Diamond Speedway 358 Modifieds, promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley are proud to have Insinger Performance returning in 2020 to once again sponsor the mighty modifieds. Insinger Performance is the proud provider and master distributor of Sunoco Race Fuels along with Stinger Race Fuels. Insinger Performance offers all products from Sunoco, information can be found at HYPERLINK "http://www.racegas.com" www.racegas.com Insigner Performance is also…

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D’ALESSIO TO CONTEND FOR USAC SPRINT ROOKIE OF THE YEAR IN 2020

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D'ALESSIO TO CONTEND FOR USAC SPRINT ROOKIE OF THE YEAR IN 2020 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Speedway, Indiana (January 10, 2020)………Anthony D'Alessio is stepping up to challenge for USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Rookie of the Year honors in the upcoming 2020 season. D'Alessio, in conjunction with Parallax Motorsports, will field one entry as an owner/driver for the 2020 slate, which features 46 events at 23 different venues, most of which D'Alessio will be experiencing for the first time, beginning in February at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. for Winter Dirt Games XI. "I am…

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Super DIRTcar Series & DIRTcar Racing on the Card at Oaks, PA Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show

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Super DIRTcar Series & DIRTcar Racing on the Card at Oaks, PA Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - January 9, 2020 - The Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Racing will be on hand at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show Friday to Sunday, January 17-19 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. Stop by and chat with DIRTcar officials about the upcoming season, check out the HBR No. 98H of Jimmy Phelps, and get a head start on the season with new Super…

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COCKRUM TEAMS WITH FIVE-THREE FOR 2020 SILVER CROWN RUN

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COCKRUM TEAMS WITH FIVE-THREE FOR 2020 SILVER CROWN RUN Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com January 9, 2020 (Joliet, Illinois)………Shane Cockrum, a three-time winner on the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series trail during his career, has joined Five Three Motorsports for the dirt portion of the series schedule for the 2020 season. Cockrum, of Benton, Ill. and the Joliet, Ill.-based Schuck family's Five-Three Motorsports form a formidable pairing of USAC winning driver and a team who is eager to win its first ever USAC Silver Crown race in the coming season. "I've had a relationship with the…

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Merced Speedway Added To 2020 Tour In Place of Spring Calistoga Event

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Merced Speedway Added To 2020 Tour In Place of Spring Calistoga EventOcean Speedway event moved to Saturday, April 11, and Fall Calistoga Event still planned Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO CALISTOGA, CA – Jan. 9, 2020 – The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series on Friday, April 10, will return to Merced Speedway and the Ocean Speedway event will now take place Saturday, April 11. The changes are the result of the Spring Calistoga Speedway event being canceled due to local governance matters. Those who purchased tickets to the originally scheduled Saturday, April 11, Calistoga Speedway event will…

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HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS SHOWING OFF TWO OF THEIR NASCAR CUP CARS AT PPB MOTORSPORTS

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HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS SHOWING OFF TWO OF THEIR NASCAR CUP CARS AT PPB MOTORSPORTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2020 Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 9, 2020 . . . Sure to attract a lot of attention at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar and Trade January 17-19 is the Hendrick Motorsports NASCAR Cup team cars. The 36th edition of the popular show takes place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. Show attendees will have the opportunity to get an up close look at a new 2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE that will debut on the 2020…

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HEARN, WILLIAMSON, BALOUGH, PERREGO, HORTON AND MANY OTHERS TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS IN ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY’S PPB MOTORSPORTS 2020 DISPLAY SATURDAY

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HEARN, WILLIAMSON, BALOUGH, PERREGO, HORTON AND MANY OTHERS TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS IN ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY’S PPB MOTORSPORTS 2020 DISPLAY SATURDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2020 Trade Show Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 8, 2020 . . . It has been the tradition of the PPB Motorsports Show to feature an annual exhibit heralding the glory of race tracks that are no longer active. Flemington, Reading, Trenton, Dorney Park and East Windsor are among featured ‘fallen flag speedways’ of recent Motorsports shows. At PPB Motorsports 2020, the Sammons family has broken with tradition by featuring a speedway that has a rich tradition,…

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Van Pelt, Groover & Hoopes Form Three-Car Florida Team; Smith & Morseman File Entries

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Van Pelt, Groover & Hoopes Form Three-Car Florida Team; Smith & Morseman File Entries Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The buzz for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at Florida’s All-Tech Raceway is getting louder. The first-time visit by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco to the half-mile oval located approximately an hour to the south and west of Jacksonville continues to generate excitement as the February 5-8 event grows nearer. Billy Van Pelt, the 21-time champion of New York’s Toughest Bullring – Woodhull Raceway – has filed an entry…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES HEADS TO ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL ON JAN. 31 & FEB.1

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES HEADS TO ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL ON JAN. 31 & FEB.1 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 7, 2020 . . . With two blockbuster events in the books, the 2020 Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP heads to Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Friday and Saturday January 31st and February 1st for the 18th annual NAPA Auto Parts Classic. Defending series champion Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, N.Y. won the opener held inside the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa. on Friday night January 3rd. Ryan…

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THRILLER NIGHT: Dillard Stuns Sheppard at Vado for First World of Outlaws Win

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THRILLER NIGHT: Dillard Stuns Sheppard at Vado for First World of Outlaws Win Lanigan, Bloomquist, Weiss all surge forward in wild slide-job-filled Feature Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Adam Mollenkopf VADO, NM – Jan. 5, 2019 – He’s known as Thriller, and on Sunday night at Vado Speedway Park in the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series inaugural Battle at the Border finale, Robeline, LA’s Cade Dillard lived up to his nickname and then some. With two-time and defending Series champion Brandon Sheppard setting the pace, Dillard battled side-by-side with three-time Series champion Darrell Lanigan on almost…

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God Speed Elvis

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God Speed Elvis Story By: Pete MacDonald If you ever had the pleasure of meeting Theodore “TJ” Kingsland, better known as Elvis, you met someone who had more heart than just about anyone that I’ve ever met not just at the race track but in my 32 years of life, period. Undoubtedly one of the nicest souls walking this planet, TJ loved our sport more than anything. He ate, slept, breathed the sport. He would do anything and anytime and anywhere to help you out no matter what the circumstances.  Unfortunately, TJ passed away in his sleep on Saturday night,…

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FLORES REBOUNDS FROM FRIDAY NIGHT ALLENTOWN PPL CENTER INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FLIP TO WIN SATURDAY

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RYAN FLORES REBOUNDS FROM FRIDAY NIGHT ALLENTOWN PPL CENTER INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FLIP TO WIN SATURDAY NIGHT THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET FEATURE; DYLAN HOCH SCORES SLINGSHOT VICTORY WITH HEADY LATE RACE MOVE IN HEAVY LAPPED TRAFFIC; INDOOR SERIES MOVES TO ATLANTIC CITY JANUARY 31-FEB. 1 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Harry Meeks & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 5, 2020 . . . One night after riding out a spectacular flip early in the (Three Quarter) TQ Midget feature, Ryan Flores of Troutman, NC, came back to score an impressive win inside Allentown, PA's PPL…

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FIRST AT LAST: Canadian Holds Off Sheppard at Vado for First World of Outlaws Victory

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FIRST AT LAST: Canadian Holds Off Sheppard at Vado for First World of Outlaws Victory Defending champ challenges Weiss after surging from 7th in battle with Madden Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: James Adams VADO, NM – Jan. 4, 2019 – At last, the wait is over. Ricky Weiss has finally achieved his long-overdue goal of becoming a World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Feature winner, and he did it in style on Saturday night, taking home the trophy in the second round of the inaugural Battle at the Border at Vado Speedway Park. Making a brilliant…

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ERICK RUDOLPH RACES TO FRIDAY NIGHT ALLENTOWN THREE QUARTER (TQ) INDOOR WIN

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ERICK RUDOLPH RACES TO FRIDAY NIGHT ALLENTOWN THREE QUARTER (TQ) INDOOR WIN WITH LATE RACE PASS OF SHAWN NYE, TYLER BROWN TAKES CHAMP KART FEATURE WIN; TQ MIDGETS RETURN WITH SLINGSHOTS FOR SATURDAY NIGHT FINALE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 4, 2020 . . . Four time Indoor Auto Racing Series TQ Midget season champion Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, NY ducked under Shawn Nye with 25 laps complete in Friday’s 40-lap TQ Midget Indoor Auto Racing Series feature and kept Nye at bay for the remaining laps to win. Rudolph won…

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SMOKE IN THE DESERT: Madden Scores in Season Opener at Vado

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SMOKE IN THE DESERT: Madden Scores in Season Opener at Vado Madden bags first of the year for SBR; Team Drydene captures three of top four positions Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: James Adams VADO, NM – Jan. 3, 2020 – Throughout the final six months of the 2019 racing season, Chris Madden showed the entire Dirt Late Model world why he is the hottest driver in the country with his basket of wins in several big-money races and other national and regional tour events. Now only three days into the new decade, Madden is right back at it…

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BACK TO WORK: Outlaws Make First Hot Laps at Vado

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BACK TO WORK: Outlaws Make First Hot Laps at Vado The field readies themselves for first big racing weekend of the year as Sheppard tops chart Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jim Adams VADO, NM – Jan. 2, 2020 – The first Hot Laps of the decade for the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series were turned in on Thursday night at Vado Speedway Park in preparation for the season opener, the inaugural Battle at the Border. Forty-two cars took to the track for an extended practice session to shake-down the setups and get a first look…

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Ken Schrader Named Grand Marshal for Melvin L. Joseph Memorial

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Motorsports Icon Ken Schrader Named Grand Marshal for Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – One of North America’s motorsports icons – Ken Schrader – will appear at Georgetown Speedway in March. Schrader has been named the Grand Marshal for the season-opening Melvin L. Joseph Memorial at the Sussex County half-mile oval Friday-Saturday March 6-7. The two-day event is headlined by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central Modified opener, paying $10,049 to win. Starting…

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LATEST GRANDVIEW NEWS REGARDING SPONSORS, SCHEDULE AND RULES FOR 2020

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T.P.TRAILERS AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURN AS SPONSOR OF MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN VP RACING FUELS RETURNING TO SUPPORT SPECIAL AWARDS FOR SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING EVENTS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AND 3rd ANNUAL VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MONEY MAKER MODIFIED SEASON OPENER FULL SKED OF 2020 EVENTS, MORE THAN THREE DOZEN, RELEASED RULE CHANGES ANNOUNCED FOR 2020 SEASON Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photo By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA January 2, 2020. . . The 58th consecutive season of stock car racing at Grandview Speedway will get underway on Saturday, March 28th with the annual free-to-the-public practice session. Interest is already…

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SUNOCO RACE FUELS AND INSINGER PERFORMANCE, A LONG TIME SPONSOR, WILL BE ATTRACTING A LOT OF ATTENTION AT PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS MOTORSPORTS 2020 RACECAR AND TRADE SHOW

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SUNOCO RACE FUELS AND INSINGER PERFORMANCE, A LONG TIME SPONSOR, WILL BE ATTRACTING A LOT OF ATTENTION AT PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS MOTORSPORTS 2020 RACECAR AND TRADE SHOW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2020 Trade Show Photo By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 2, 2020 . . . Again this year Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance will be attracting a huge amount of attention with their eye popping display located at the main entrances of the 36th Annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2020 Racecar and Trade Show. The three day show, January 17th through January 19th, is set for the huge…

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2020 RACE DATES SET FOR 31ST SEASON OF THE NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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2020 RACE DATES SET FOR 31ST SEASON OF THE NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA . . . . . . . The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will return to the Grandview Speedway in 2020 for its thirty-first season. Another year of premier events will make-up the 2020 Thunder Series to include all the fan-favorite shows, plus the first-ever Trick or Treat Triple 20's for Modifieds joined by the Sportsman to highlight the October MODS at the MADHOUSE season…

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INDYCAR STAR MARCO ANDRETTI TO RETURN TO PPL CENTER SATURDAY TO SHAKE DOWN THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET; FAN FEST AUTOGRAPH SIGNING TO FOLLOW

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INDYCAR STAR MARCO ANDRETTI TO RETURN TO PPL CENTER SATURDAY TO SHAKE DOWN THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET; FAN FEST AUTOGRAPH SIGNING TO FOLLOW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 1, 2020 . . . Marco Andretti, a third generation driver, son of Michael Andretti and grandson of legendary Mario Andretti, will demonstrate his driving talents inside Allentown, PA’s PPL Center this Saturday, January 4 when he shakes down a TQ Midget. Andretti, a 14-time Indianapolis 500 qualifier, will sign autographs for fans during the on track Fan Fest between 5:30 and 6:30 PM followed…

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Pauch Jr. to Make Sunshine State Dirt Modified Debut at All-Tech Raceway

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Florida First: Billy Pauch Jr. to Make Sunshine State Dirt Modified Debut at All-Tech Raceway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The last name ‘Pauch’ carries a sense of responsibility in Northeast auto racing. It’s safe to say Billy Pauch Jr. is doing the legacy well. Pauch Jr., the third-generation of the famed New Jersey racing family, enjoyed a successful 2019 season traversing the dirt tracks of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware. The Milford, N.J., driver recorded 10 victories in the Modified division amidst his other open-wheel racing endeavors. Among those conquests was…

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Anthony Perrego Headed South for STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’

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Anthony Perrego Headed South for STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photo By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – For the first time, lucrative pay structures are being offered in the state of Florida this February. And the Northeast’s top drivers are responding in a big way. Anthony Perrego became the latest driver to file his entry for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco inaugural trip to All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla. The half-mile oval hosts an open practice on Wednesday, February 5 with three consecutive nights of…

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Weedsport Speedway Unveils 2020 Schedule Featuring All-New ‘Cavalcade Cup Weekend’ in September

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Weedsport Speedway Unveils 2020 Schedule Featuring All-New ‘Cavalcade Cup Weekend’ in September Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (December 20, 2019) – Christmas has arrived early for fans of Weedsport Speedway, as The Port’s full 2020 slate has been released by track officials highlighted by nine premier racing weekends including the all-new ‘Cavalcade Cup Weekend’ on September 11-12. Beginning on Monday, May 25 with the ‘Heroes Remembered 100’ and running through the ‘Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party’ on Wednesday, October 7, Weedsport will once again sport one of the most diverse racing schedules in the…

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FOUR TIME AND DEFENDING INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES CHAMPION ERICK RUDOLPH IS POISED TO START FIFTH TITLE RUN IN ALLENTOWN JANUARY 3-4

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FOUR TIME AND DEFENDING INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES CHAMPION ERICK RUDOLPH IS POISED TO START FIFTH TITLE RUN IN ALLENTOWN JANUARY 3-4 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA December 20, 2019 . . .The most prolific championship winning driver in the history of the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels, Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, NY, will begin his quest for a fifth TQ Midget Series title on Friday and Saturday, January 3-4, 2020 inside the PPL Center in downtown Allentown, PA. Rudolph, also one of the winningest dirt Modified drivers during the 2019…

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T-Mez Tops Grant In Gateway Dirt Nationals Prelim Thriller

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T-Mez Tops Grant In Gateway Dirt Nationals Prelim Thriller Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photo By: Racing Performance Media St. Louis, MO - Thomas Meseraull and Justin Grant swapped the lead five time over the last two laps during Thursday night's Gateway Dirt Nationals Prelim feature for the Midgets. 18 Cars took the green flag for the 20 lap main event, after a few tries to get a few laps in Justin Grant would jump out to the lead and appear as if he had this one in the bag. It seems as the more laps that went on, the more…

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STEWART FRIESEN TO RACE WITH NASCAR PINTY’S SERIES AND 360 SPRINT CARS AT OHSWEKEN IN AUGUST

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STEWART FRIESEN TO RACE WITH NASCAR PINTY’S SERIES AND 360 SPRINT CARS AT OHSWEKEN IN AUGUST Story By: Clayton Johns/Ohsweken Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Dale Calnan OHSWEKEN, Ont. (December 19, 2019) – The biggest Canadian dirt track event of the summer just got even better. Canadian NASCAR star and dirt track ace Stewart Friesen has announced he will compete in the first-ever NASCAR Pinty’s Series race on dirt at Ohsweken Speedway on Tuesday, August 18. Friesen will also compete in a 360 Sprint Car at the track’s Northern Summer Nationals on August 17 and 18 as part of…

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World of Outlaws Set to Star at All-New I-70 Speedway

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World of Outlaws Set to Star at All-New I-70 SpeedwayTickets on sale now for World of Outlaws’ historic return to Odessa, MO Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com ODESSA, MO – Dec. 18, 2019 – For the first time in almost 40 years, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series on May 30 will return to I-70 Motorsports Park. Race fans can now purchase tickets to the exciting Missouri Outlaw Showdown, which will see The Greatest Show on Dirt thrill fans at a new state-of-the-art facility. The Series first visited the I-70 venue in the…

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Schatz To Chili Bowl

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10-Time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Champion Will Compete in Spike Chassis Entry with Sage Fruit for Mark Cooper and Mike Curb Story By: Tyler Altmeyer INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 18, 2019) – 10-Time World of Outlaws (WoO) NOS Energy Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz announced today that he will compete in the 2020 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals driving for Mark Cooper, the owner of Spike Chassis and co-entrant, Mike Curb of Curb/Agajanian Racing. Partnering with Sage Fruit and Curb Records, Schatz will be making his third event appearance in the 34th running of the Chili Bowl to…

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Sweet’s World of Outlaws Title Defense Begins at Volusia’s DIRTcar Nationals

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Sweet’s World of Outlaws Title Defense Begins at Volusia’s DIRTcar NationalsPackage tickets, single-day tickets on sale now for February multi-day event Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Dec. 17, 2019 – The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series concluded the 2019 season with an epic finale. The 2020 season will begin in similar fashion. The DIRTcar Nationals presented by Bozard Ford runs Feb. 4-15 at Volusia Speedway Park and features the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars (Feb. 7-9) for three nights in addition to the World of Outlaws Morton…

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Tyler Erb Claims LOLMDS Rookie of the Year

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Tyler Erb Claims Rookie of the YearStory By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (December 19, 2019) - Tyler Erb started off the 2019 season by winning the first night out and taking the honor of displaying the Midwest Sheet Metal orange spoiler to signify the points lead. Erb finished out the year as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Eibach Springs Rookie of the Year and taking fourth in Championship points. "I'm super happy to be able to win Rookie of the Year for Best Performance Motorsports. We had a goal to win that, and to…

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WISE AND HOLLAN TO RUN PART-TIME MIDGET SCHEDULE FOR KUNZ IN 2020

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WISE AND HOLLAN TO RUN PART-TIME MIDGET SCHEDULE FOR KUNZ IN 2020 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (December 17, 2019)………Zeb Wise and Holley Hollan will compete on a part-time basis for Keith Kunz Motorsports/Curb-Agajanian throughout the 2020 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season. Angola, Indiana's Wise will hit a handful of USAC Midget events on the schedule with Kunz that don't conflict with his recently announced deal to compete on the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions tour. Wise has tentative plans to run a partial Indiana Midget Week…

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MATT JANISCH SEEKS SECOND ALLENTOWN TQ MIDGET WIN AND 2020 INDOOR SERIES TITLE

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MATT JANISCH SEEKS SECOND ALLENTOWN TQ MIDGET WIN AND 2020 INDOOR SERIES TITLE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA December 17, 2019 . . . Matt Janisch comes into the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa. for the Indoor Auto Racing Series, January 3-4, fueled by VP Racing Fuels 2020 season opener with an avowed goal: to get as many championship points as he possibly can. “I’m going to do whatever I can do to be in contention to win the Series title. I’ve had some shots, was second one year by one point to…

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New Egypt Speedway Announces New Race Director For 2020 Season

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New Egypt Speedway Announces New Race Director For 2020 Season Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – Heading into the 2020 season New Egypt Speedway will have a new race director at the helm on Saturday nights. Stepping aside after the past three seasons will be Jim Brown who wants to be in the pits on Saturday nights helping his son’s Joseph’s racing ventures. Replacing him will be well-respected veteran official Warren Alston. Warren who started out sitting as a child sitting behind the flagger in the stands at Flemington and East Windsor went…

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Renews Short Track Super Series Partnership for 2020

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Renews Short Track Super Series Partnership for 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com FLORIDA, NY – Behrent’s is back! Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, the most highly recognized provider of parts and services in the oval-track racing industry, has renewed its support of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco for the 2020 season. And again, competitors stand to benefit. At every STSS Modified event – in both the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central – the drivers placing fourth and…

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