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3rd Annual Firecracker 40 and USAC East Coast Sprint Cars Highlight New Egypt Speedway Independence Day Celebration This Saturday July 6th

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3rd Annual Firecracker 40 and USAC East Coast Sprint Cars Highlight New Egypt Speedway Independence Day Celebration This Saturday July 6th; Fire In The Pines Being Hosted July 5th Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway will be hosting its annual Independence Day celebration with two days of activities this Friday and Saturday July 5th and 6th. On Friday July 5th New Egypt Speedway will be hosting the Fire in the Pines Fireworks show. There will be live music, carnival games, food trucks and a whole lot more capped off with a…

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Four-Race Swing for Lucas Oil Late Models

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Four-Race Swing for Lucas Oil Late Models Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (July 1, 2019) - Beginning Wednesday, the teams of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will have a busy Independence weekend with four straight nights of racing. The blockbuster weekend kicks off with the traditional July 3rd event at Muskingum County Speedway, then continues to Portsmouth Raceway Park on Thursday, Tyler County Speedway on Friday, and concludes at Mansfield Motor Speedway on Saturday. Wednesday's annual July 3rd event at Muskingum County Speedway, Presented by Kendrick Excavating and Dow Cameron Oil & Gas,…

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STRADA EDGES THE FIELD AT GLEN RIDGE

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STRADA EDGES THE FIELD AT GLEN RIDGE Story By: Nick Fillman/USAC East Coast Sprint Cars Photo By: Chad Warner Fultonville, New York (June 30, 2019)………"The Edge" Eddie Strada from Lake Ariel, PA was able to grab his first Rapid Tire, USAC East Coast Sprint Car Series victory of the year after re-passing and holding off Steven Drevicki to take the checkers. Strada would start his night off on the right foot after pulling the number one pill for the nights action and placing him on the pole of heat one. Strada would go on to win heat race number one…

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Defending Champion Matt Sheppard takes home $7,500, joined by Larry Wight and Mat Williamson on the podium

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Defending Champion Matt Sheppard takes home $7,500, joined by Larry Wight and Mat Williamson on the podium Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series CORNWALL, ON - June 30, 2019 - Matt Sheppard battled up through the top-five to take the lead early in the race but had to go toe-to-toe with The Doctor Danny Johnson to secure the win. Larry Wight crossed the finish line in second place, which is an important points-finish for the Gypsum Express driver. With another third place podium, Mat Williamson didn't let Sheppard run away with all the points. Williamon started on the…

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Make your July 4 a special one at Land of Legends with the Super DIRTcar Series Liberty 100, plus sprint cars

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Make your July 4 a special one at Land of Legends with the Super DIRTcar Series Liberty 100, plus sprint cars Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com CANANDAIGUA, NY - July 1 - The stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Series have pounded around the Canandaigua, NY dirt oval nearly every year since 1976. Forty-five Super DIRTcar Series events have been completed at Land of Legends Raceway, with Hoosier Racing TIre Weekly Championship competitor Alan Johnson leading all drivers with six Series wins. The Championship Points standings are as tight as ever at the top…

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Despite the Heat, Myers Dials in Car and Wins at Bowman Gray

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Despite the Heat, Myers Dials in Car and Wins at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/BGS (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Burt Myers has had a year of ups and downs at Bowman Gray Stadium – but he’s hopeful that he’s due for a smoother season now. Myers claimed the pole on Saturday for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, sailing ahead to win the first 25-lapper and taking third in the second race. It was a welcome change from the previous week. Several weeks ago – on June 1 – Myers was the…

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Duane Howard wins first of the year at Big Diamond Speedway, Hendricks win his fourth Sportsman feature.

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Duane Howard wins first of the year at Big Diamond Speedway, Hendricks win his fourth Sportsman feature. Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Duane Howard and the Norm Hansell No. 357 team have struggled so far in 2019 at the Big Diamond Speedway. The team has showed speed this season, but a run of bad luck has prevented the team from visiting victory lane. Friday night the team put it all together to win on Dave Kamp Memorial Night and take home the $4000 first place prize. Justin Grim and Jeff Strunk brought…

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Rudolph & Root Romp In Land Of Legends Mid-Season Championship Runs

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Rudolph & Root Romp In Land Of Legends Mid-Season Championship Runs Karlsen & Welch capture first feature wins of season in fast fairgrounds finales Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.comCanandaigua, NY – June 29, 2019 – Mid-Season Championship runs on Honeoye Auto Parts/American Equipment Night offered a preview of what may come in two more months as Pepsi Big-Block Modified point leaders Erick Rudolph and Matt Sheppard finished 1-2 in their 50-lap main event while Canandaigua Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Sportsman Modified front-runners Kevin Root and Kane Bristol successfully defended home soil, securing the top-two spots in the 40-lap DIRTcar…

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410 SPRINT PA SPEEDWEEK & 358 MODIFIEDS HIGHLIGHT TUESDAY, JULY 2 NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL EVENT AT GRANDVIEW

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410 SPRINT PA SPEEDWEEK & 358 MODIFIEDS HIGHLIGHT TUESDAY, JULY 2 NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL EVENT AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 30, 2019 . . . . . . . The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will present the 410 Sprint Pennsylvania SpeedWeek Series along with the always exciting 358 NASCAR Modifieds on Tuesday night, July 2 on the “hill” at Grandview Speedway. Many of the top 410 sprint car drivers will be in the field chasing the $10,000 payday in the 35 lap feature…

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LARSON FINDS LATE NIGHT REDEMPTION AT ROUTE 66

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LARSON FINDS LATE NIGHT REDEMPTION AT ROUTE 66 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Joliet, Illinois (June 29, 2019)………Not that Kyle Larson needs any extra motivation when he straps into a Keith Kunz Motorsports/Curb-Agajanian midget, but any little bit that's added to the equation just makes it that much more difficult for the competition. In the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car feature that preceded the night's midget feature, Larson was leading when, under a red flag, the Elk Grove, California driver was disqualified from the event for having a crew…

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Aaron Reutzel rallies from ninth to win Bill Waite, Jr. Memorial Classic at Route 66

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Aaron Reutzel rallies from ninth to win Bill Waite, Jr. Memorial Classic at Route 66 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC JOLIET, Ill. (June 29, 2019) - Powered by perseverance, as well as a healthy serving of determination, Clute, Texas’ Aaron Reutzel did what some would consider the impossible on Saturday night during his visit to the Dirt Oval at Route 66 in Joliet, Ill., ultimately concluding his evening with an impressive charge from the inside of row five, all after rebuilding a destroyed race car as the result of a flip during his respective Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of…

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Brad Sweet wins 2019 Jackson Nationals

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41K CHAMPION: Brad Sweet wins 2019 Jackson Nationals By holding off 10-time Series champion Donny Schatz to win at Jackson Motorplex, Brad Sweet pockets $41,000 payday Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 The “Big Cat” Brad Sweet was starving for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series win at Jackson Motorplex Saturday night. He’s tasted victory six times already this season – including a win Thursday night at Jackson Motorplex – but with $41,000 and the title of Jackson Nationals champion on the line, his appetite wouldn’t be appeased until the night’s entrée was his. He…

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Harrison Collects Win #3

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Harrison Collects Win #3 Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar Photo By: Jim DenHamer HIGHLAND, IL – June 29, 2019 – Defending DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Champion Mike Harrison put away another field of 26 other cars on Saturday night at the Highland Speedway to earn his third tour victory of the year. Put simply, Harrison dominated. Leading all 25 laps, he put the distractions of the fireworks behind him and dazzled his hometown crowd for the win over Chad Sellers and Robbie Eilers. As for the rest of Harrison’s competition, the podium may have included the likes of Tyler…

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Babb Is Back!

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Babb Is Back! Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar Photo By: Rick Neff HIGHLAND, IL – June 29, 2019 – Three-hundred sixty-nine days ago, Shannon Babb picked up his 97th career DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” win at the Spoon River Speedway on June 25, 2018. Tonight, as Series Announcer Ruben Mireles declared in Victory Lane, “Babb is Back!” as he emerged victorious for the 98th time in his Summer Nationals career Saturday night at the Highland Speedway. Billy Moyer, the only driver with more Hell Tour wins than Babb at 100, held strong all race long to claim the runner-up spot.…

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Davenport Goes Flag to Flag at Florence

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Davenport Goes Flag to Flag at Florence Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, Ky. (June 29, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport posted a flag-to-flag victory in Saturday night's 33rd annual Ralph Latham Memorial at Florence Speedway. Davenport held off a furious late-race challenge from Jimmy Owens for a $12,000 payday. Davenport's triumph marked his eighth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Davenport and Owens ran first and second the entire 50 laps, battling nose-to-tail in the early stages of the race. Hudson O'Neal; the defending race winner; and Josh Richards exchanged the third spot…

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Kevin Root passed Jackson Gill at the halfway point in exciting Land of Legends Raceway victory

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Kevin Root passed Jackson Gill at the halfway point in exciting Land of Legends Raceway victory Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar SeriesCANANDAIGUA, NY – June 29, 2019 – After a few rainouts, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series: Central Region finally got underway at the historic Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, NY. It was well worth the wait as the 40-lap Feature only stopped once for a caution flag and incredible wheel-to-wheel racing could be found throughout the field. Defending DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Champion Kevin Root worked his way through the field and got into second position…

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CHAD TROUT WINS ACTION PACKED $7,000 KEVIN GOBRECHT MEMORIAL

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CHAD TROUT WINS ACTION PACKED $7,000 KEVIN GOBRECHT MEMORIAL; Jeremy Ott Charges to Legends Victory Story By: Emily Winslow/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Abbottstown, PA (June 29, 2019) – Chad Trout drew the pole for Saturday night’s 30-lap feature. Despite the excellent starting spot, it wasn’t easy sailing into victory lane for Trout’s second career 410 win. Trout started on the pole with Australian, Darren Mollenoyux on the outside of row 1 at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night for the Kevin Gobrecht Memorial. Brian Montieth lined up third with Danny Dietrich, who swept both Speedweek races at Lincoln in…

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Fan Favorite Pat Ward Drives Straight To Brewerton Speedway Victory Lane; Still No Repeat Modified Winners in 2019 At The Speedway

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Fan Favorite Pat Ward Drives Straight To Brewerton Speedway Victory Lane; Still No Repeat Modified Winners in 2019 At The Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – There is no doubt that Pat Ward from Genoa, NY is one the most popular drivers at the Brewerton Speedway, for that matter anywhere he races behind the wheel of his Gypsum Express, Gypsum Wholesalers, Stadium International Trucks, LJL Kevlar Racing Engines, No. 42p, Bicknell. Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway Pat Ward would take the lead on lap 28 in the 35-lap feature and from there…

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Long Ride Pays Off with $3,500 ‘Clash for Cash’ Victory for Jamie Lathroum

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Long Ride Pays Off with $3,500 ‘Clash for Cash’ Victory for Jamie Lathroum Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway GEORGETOWN, DE – Jamie Lathroum had a hard time just getting to Georgetown Speedway on Friday night. Lathroum’s drive from his hometown of Mechanicsville, Md., is normally just over two-and-a-half hours. However, summer beach traffic – combined with a crash that shut down the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during the afternoon – lengthened Lathroum’s trip to five hours, 40 minutes. He arrived just in time for the drivers’ meeting. “I about fell out of the seat just getting here,” he said with a…

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COREY CORMIER SNAGS FIRST CAREER MODIFIED WIN AT PENN CAN SPEEDWAY

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COREY CORMIER SNAGS FIRST CAREER MODIFIED WIN AT PENN CAN SPEEDWAY Story By: Ryan Lepre/Penn Can Speedway Photos By: Amanda Brigham Corey Cormier of Otisville, NY went to the lead on a late race restart bypassing Nick Nye and held on until the checkered flag flew in the 30 lap event to grab his first ever win in a Modified on Friday evening.  The race was the fifth start of Cormier’s career in a Modified and just his second at the Penn Can Speedway after he finished third last week in his debut.  Brian Malcolm of Lake Ariel, PA finished…

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SUPER MATT SHEPPARD BACK IN WIN COLUMN AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY

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SUPER MATT SHEPPARD BACK IN WIN COLUMN AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By: Outlaw Speedway PR Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com (Dundee, NY) After a pair of disappointing runs due to flat tires in his last two outings at the Outlaw Speedway, Super Matt Sheppard got his potent #9 Modified back into victory lane with a dominating performance in the Friendly Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram Modified Division. Having started in his familiar mid-pack spot at the beginning of the 30 lap feature event, he methodically worked his way into the runner up position by lap ten and after a spirited battle with…

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Carson Macedo wins night two of the Jackson Nationals

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STANDING TALL: Carson Macedo wins night two of the Jackson Nationals Rookie Carson Macedo holds off veterans Logan Schuchart and Daryn Pittman for third career win Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 You couldn’t see it, but Carson Macedo was standing up in the seat of his Kyle Larson Racing No. 2 car for all 30 laps of the Feature at Jackson Motorplex Friday night. Or at least, that’s how it felt to the rookie driver after holding off veterans Daryn Pittman and Logan Schuchart to claim his third World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race.…

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Sheppard Continues 2019 Onslaught, Dominates at Terre Haute for Ninth Win

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ON TOP OF THE WORLD: Sheppard Continues 2019 Onslaught, Dominates at Terre Haute for Ninth Win Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick Neff TERRE HAUTE, IN – June 28, 2019 – It just doesn’t seem to matter what track or who the competition is, Brandon Sheppard and the Rocket1 Racing team are just plain dominant. Even when pitted up against the most seasoned drivers of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals on Friday night at the Terre Haute Action Track, Sheppard doesn’t flinch. For the ninth time this season on the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour, Sheppard…

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SWANSON’S STAGGERING SUCCESS CONTINUES WITH 2ND STRAIGHT DAIRYLAND 100 WIN

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SWANSON'S STAGGERING SUCCESS CONTINUES WITH 2ND STRAIGHT DAIRYLAND 100 WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Oregon, Wisconsin (June 28, 2019)………There was a moment captured during practice of Friday's Bytec "Dairyland 100" that perfectly encapsulated the character of Kody Swanson and his will to do what it takes to win. With his helmet still strapped on, the four-time USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series titlist quickly exited his parked car in the infield and immediately brought out the tape measure to the stagger on his right rear. A small gesture in the grand scheme of…

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Shanon Buckingham and Crew Celebrate in Victory Lane

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Shanon Buckingham and Crew Celebrate in Victory Lane Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAZEWELL, Tenn. (June 28, 2019) - Shanon Buckingham took over the lead on a lap 44 caution, after Tyler Erb and Dale McDowell both suffered flat tires, and went on to claim his first-career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory. For the 46-year-old Tennessee native, the Toyota Knoxville/Secret City Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram/Ted Russell Ford 50 on Friday night at Tazewell Speedway marked the biggest win of his Super Late Model career. Buckingham held off first-time Tazewell visitor, Jared Hawkins for the victory…

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Dewease Opens Speedweek With Williams Grove Win,

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Dewease Opens Speedweek With Williams Grove Win, Hammaker Makes It Two In A Row In 358s Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA – Lance Dewease pocketed his 96th career sprint car win at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night with a flag to flag performance in the Pennsylvania Speedweek opener, worth $5,000. The Fayetteville driver took the victory by a 7.571 second margin over Brian Montieth in what was a nonstop event. The win was the 27th Dewease’s career in speedweek action. In the 358 sprint car main, Doug Hammaker drove by Kevin Nouse…

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Pakenham Motorsports Presents Bike Night This Saturday June 29th At New Egypt Speedway

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Pakenham Motorsports Presents Bike Night This Saturday June 29th At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway’s annual Bike Night is this coming Saturday June 29th at New Egypt Speedway and it will be presented by Pakenham Motorsports. As regulars for many years now, Pakenham Motorsports fields three cars in weekly competition at New Egypt Speedway. Two Modifieds piloted by Rich Rutski and John Pakenham and a Crate Modified driven by Ryan Krushinski. Us at New Egypt Speedway thank John and everyone at his team for all…

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Brad Sweet wins Jackson Nationals opening night

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HUNKERED DOWN CHARGE: Brad Sweet wins Jackson Nationals opening nightBrad Sweet makes late race pass on David Gravel to claim third win in-a-row, 40th overall Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 Questions with no clear answers lingered in heads of thousands like a painless headache during the final three laps of the Jackson Nationals opening Thursday night race at the Jackson Motorplex. Could Brad Sweet catch David Gravel? Could Gravel hold Sweet off? Gravel had the 4/10-mile tamed, leading every lap up until that point. But on a charge behind him, the untamable “Big Cat” Sweet. With two laps…

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Marlar Cashes in at Brownstown!

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Marlar Cashes in at Brownstown! Story By: Ruben Mireles/DIRTcar Photo By: Jim DenHamer BROWNSTOWN, Ind. - June 27th, 2019 - Mike Marlar holds off a hard charging Darrell Lanigan for the win at the Brownstown Speedway! Marlar from the seventh starting position would claim his fifth DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory for $5,000.00. The 40-lap feature started with a rookie-veteran front row. Cade Dillard from Robeline, Louisiana set the pace with Batesville, Arkansas Hall of Famer Billy Moyer Sr. At the start, Dillard pulled away from Moyer to lead the opening laps. Marlar, from the seventh starting position, would jump to…

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Hoffman Goes Back-to-Back!

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Hoffman Goes Back-to-Back! Story By: Ruben Mireles/DIRTcar Photo By: Rick Neff BROWNSTOWN, Ind. - June 27th, 2019 – Nick Hoffman stops Tyler Nicely once again as they finish one and two on back-to-back nights. It was a double duty shift for the North Carolina driver Nick Hoffman as he raced in both DIRTcar Late Model and DIRTcar Modified divisions on Thursday night at the Brownstown Speedway. Hoffman would cash the $1,000.00 payday for his third win of the 2019 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. Summit Modified Nationals point leader Tyler Nicely would fire from the pole position with Ryan…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series finishes doubleheader at Fulton, Williamson, Rudolph, D. Johnson Top 3

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series finishes doubleheader at Fulton, Williamson, Rudolph, D. Johnson Top 3 Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar SeriesFULTON, NY - June 27, 2019 - The Showdown at Sundown came down to two cowboys from the west. Erick Rudolph dominated most of the 100 lap DIRTcar 358 Modified Series race, but Mat Williamson, in the black and red No. 6, spoiled the Ransomville native’s night with dramatic pass on a late-race restart. Williamson was ecstatic to edge out rival Rudolph, who set the Billy Whittaker Cars Fast-Time Award for the second race in a row. Rounding out…

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ANDY JANKOWIAK WINS 5TH ANNUAL OL’ BOY CUP 60 AT LANCASTER

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ANDY JANKOWIAK WINS 5TH ANNUAL OL’ BOY CUP 60 AT LANCASTER Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (June 28, 2019) – A near capacity crowd welcomed the 60th consecutive season of stock car racing at Lancaster Speedway @ New York International Raceway Park on Thursday night as Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, N.Y. won the 5th annual Ol’ Boy Cup 60 Bill Colton Memorial race for the Race of Champions Modified Series. The event was the first stock car race held under the New York International Raceway Park (NYIRP) ownership group, which purchased the facility in…

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RICO ABREU ENTERS GRANDVIEW 410 SPEEDWEEK SHOW

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RICO ABREU ENTERS 410 SPEEDWEEK SHOW, LOW, DOWN & DIRTY MEET & GREET TO FEATURE RYAN SMITH, JOE FUNK & STEPHEN SMITH Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 27, 2019 . . . . . . . The Pennsylvania 410 Sprint SpeedWeek Series is just days away from invading the Grandview Speedway as the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series returns to the “hill” Tuesday night, July 2. One of the most popular sprint car drivers today, Rico Abreu from St Helena, CA is the latest entry to chase…

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PAUCH JR. TAKES TOP HONORS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S GARDEN STATE GUNFIGHT

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PAUCH JR. TAKES TOP HONORS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S GARDEN STATE GUNFIGHT Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs & John John Lane/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (June 26, 2019) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Garden State Gunfight 3, Billy Pauch Jr. took top honors in the Modified race. In the Crate vs. Open Sportsman main event, Will Dupree was declared the winner. The Mike’s Performance 4-Cylinder contest was taken by Jimmy Avery. As the 60-lap Modified feature got underway, polesitter Brandon Grosso hopped to the front with Jeff Strunk, Billy Pauch Jr. and David VanHorn in tow.…

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Round one of the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series goes to Tim Fuller ahead of Erick Rudolph and Mat Williamson

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Round one of the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series goes to Tim Fuller ahead of Erick Rudolph and Mat Williamson Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series La Fargeville, NY – June 26, 2019 – Veteran Can-Am Speedway master Tim Fuller was not to be denied a trip to Victory Lane in the 60-lap DIRTcar 358 Modified Series lid lifter. The crowd of race fans gathered in La Fargeville, NY was treated to an incredible duel between Billy Dunn and the race-winner. Erick Rudolph, who started ninth, worked his way up through the field to finish in second. Meanwhile, Mat…

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DAIRYLAND 100 SILVER CROWN ENTRY LIST RELEASED

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DAIRYLAND 100 SILVER CROWN ENTRY LIST RELEASED Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Cameron Neveu Oregon, Wisconsin (June 26, 2019)………Twenty-two drivers and cars are entered for this Friday night's Bytec "Dairyland 100" from Madison International Speedway on June 28, the second ever visit for the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series on the half-mile paved oval following last year's debut. Kyle Hamilton (Danville, Ind.) comes into the race as the most recent Silver Crown winner on the pavement of Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis in May. His Klatt Enterprises team has been victorious in each of the…

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World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Opens Next Season with ‘Battle at the Border’ Jan. 2-5 in New Mexico

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2020 Kicks Off at Brand New Vado Speedway Park World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Opens Next Season with ‘Battle at the Border’ Jan. 2-5 in New Mexico Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs VADO, N.M. — June 26, 2019 — Vado Speedway Park is the nation’s newest state-of-the-art dirt track venue, and Jan. 2-5 it will launch the 2020 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series championship. The inaugural four-night Battle at the Border presented by GottaRace.com, Rancho Milagro Racing, Barnett Harley Davidson and Mesilla Valley Transportation promises to be the event everyone is talking about as not…

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NOS Energy Drink Boosts Black Hills Speedway Race to a $20,000-to-win Event

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NOS Energy Drink Boosts Black Hills Speedway Race to a $20,000-to-win Event Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com RAPID CITY, SD —June 26, 2019 — When the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series returns to Black Hills Speedway on Friday, Aug. 23, there will be a new boost of energy behind the race. NOS Energy Drink is partnering with the event, and rewarding the Feature winner with an additional $10,000, making it the $20,000-to-win NOS Energy Drink Rushmore Showdown — now one of the biggest paying races of the year. NOS Energy…

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Short Track Super Series Announces $39,200 CASH Payout for July 3 Fonda Speedway ‘Firecracker’

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Short Track Super Series Announces $39,200 CASH Payout for July 3 Fonda Speedway ‘Firecracker’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY - $39,200 cash payout for 50 laps? It’s happening next Wednesday, July 3 at New York’s legendary Fonda Speedway. The inaugural Fuccillo Automotive Group ‘Firecracker 50’ presented by Teo-Pro car is an event that works for the racer! The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its debut at the Track of Champions in the fifth Halmar International North Region event of the 2019 season. The ‘Firecracker 50’ boasts a robust…

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VON DOHREN CONTINUES TO LEAD NASCAR 358 MODIFIED STANDINGS; BRIAN HIRTHLER MOVES BACK TO FIRST IN SPORTSMAN POINTS

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VON DOHREN CONTINUES TO LEAD NASCAR 358 MODIFIED STANDINGS; BRIAN HIRTHLER MOVES BACK TO FIRST IN SPORTSMAN POINTS SPRINTS, MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN ALL IN TRIPLEHEADER ACTION AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By:George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 26, 2019 . . . Craig Von Dohren continues in his effort to become the first 11-time T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 champion at Grandview Speedway. The Oley, PA racer sits on top of the latest point standings with 2512 counters. And he has been to victory lane three times out of the 10 point events run so far this season. Staying…

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Fan Favorite Racing And Demolition Derbies At The Brewerton Speedway Friday, June 28

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Fan Favorite Racing And Demolition Derbies At The Brewerton Speedway Friday, June 28 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photo By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – One of the most popular nights on the racing calendar is when you combine exciting, side-by-side dirt track racing and demo-derbies. That’s what will take place this Friday, June 28 at the Brewerton Speedway. The fast, family affordable fun race night will see the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman, U.S Air Force Mod Lites and the Fleet Repairs Truck & Trailer Repair 4-Cylinders do battle on the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’. After…

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Extra CASH on the line this Friday June 28th at Big Diamond Speedway as part of the Dave Kamp Memorial along with No Sweat Service Group night

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Extra CASH on the line this Friday June 28th at Big Diamond Speedway as part of the Dave Kamp Memorial along with No Sweat Service Group night Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com It will be “No Sweat Service Group” night this Friday at the speedway with all divisions racing for extra cash as part of the Dave Kamp Memorial. The Insigner Performance modifieds will run under their handicapping system for the first time this week with the winner of the 25-lap main event taking home a cool $4000. The extra money is not limited to…

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Friesen pockets $11,111 and much needed guaranteed start for NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII

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Friesen pockets $11,111 and much needed guaranteed start for NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY - June 25, 2019 - Brett Hearn's The Big Show 11 lived up to its name and surpassed all expectations. In a 111-lap race that few will soon forget, five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Stewart Friesen passed race promotor and eight-time Series Champion Brett Hearn on lap 110 to steal the win in dramatic fashion. In third place, Mat Williamson and his Buzzchew Racing team were catching the dueling leaders but had to…

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A Fonda First: Short Track Super Series Invades ‘Track of Champions’ for Lucrative ‘Firecracker 50’ Wednesday, July 3

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A Fonda First: Short Track Super Series Invades ‘Track of Champions’ for Lucrative ‘Firecracker 50’ Wednesday, July 3 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – There are very few ‘firsts’ left for a facility with a storied history such as Fonda Speedway. On July 3, however, there will be something all-new to the famed Track of Champions. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its debut at Fonda on Wednesday, July 3 in one of the most lucrative ‘per-lap’ payouts in New York State dirt Modified racing…

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Lucas Late Models Return to Tazewell and Florence

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Lucas Late Models Return to Tazewell and Florence Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (June 25, 2019) - After previously being postponed due to inclement weather, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will visit Tazewell (TN) Speedway and Florence (KY) Speedway this Friday and Saturday, June 28-29. Both blockbuster events will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Tazewell Speedway, widely known for its high-banks and lightning fast speeds, produces thrilling, edge of your seat racing…

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Indiana Racer Kent Robinson Takes on World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals Stars Friday at Terre Haute

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DRIVEN TO SUCCEED: Indiana Racer Kent Robinson Takes on World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals Stars Friday at Terre Haute Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TERRE HAUTE, IN — June 24, 2019 — As a former World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Rookie of the Year contender in 2012, Kent Robinson is certainly no stranger to strong competition. In fact, it drives the Indiana native to do better at the track in front of his friends, family and fans. “When you get to the World of Outlaws level, those guys are all professional, so you’ve…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Invades Fulton Speedway Thursday, June 27 With The Showdown At Sundown 100

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Invades Fulton Speedway Thursday, June 27 With The Showdown At Sundown 100 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – After the announcement during the off-season that the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series would be competing for purse and points fund exceeding $330,00 plus going back to a one region series, a resurgence in interest from race teams was high going into the 2019 racing season. This Thursday, June 27th anticipation is high from fans and race teams as the Fulton Speedway will swing their gates open for the St Lawrence Radiology ‘Showdown…

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McFadden searching for win with KKR at Jackson Nationals

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McFadden searching for win with KKR at Jackson NationalsJames McFadden impresses while filling in for Kasey Kahne, who finds out this week if he’ll return to Sprint Car racingStory By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Trent Gower For 10 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series races two names have appeared on the Wicked Energy Gum No. 9 car – “Kahne” on the body and “McFadden” on the wing. That could change after the Jackson Nationals this week. Or remain unchanged until August. Kasey Kahne said he’ll find out Thursday if he’s cleared to return to Sprint Car racing,…

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DIRT OVAL 66 USAC NOS ENERGY DRINK NATIONAL MIDGET PREVIEW

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DIRT OVAL 66 USAC NOS ENERGY DRINK NATIONAL MIDGET PREVIEW Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Mark Coffman/USAC Joliet, Illinois (June 24, 2019)………It's been 15 years since the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship last turned a lap on Dirt Oval 66 in Joliet, Ill., but the series is back on the 3/8-mile dirt oval this Saturday, June 29 for "Summer Slash," the third venture into the Land of Lincoln in 2019. Coming off a competitive "Indiana Midget Week" that saw five different winners in five races, Logan Seavey (Sutter, Calif.) emerged as the champion. The…

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BYTEC DAIRYLAND 100 USAC SILVER CROWN PREVIEW

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BYTEC DAIRYLAND 100 USAC SILVER CROWN PREVIEW Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Dave Olson Oregon, Wisconsin (June 24, 2019)………One year ago, the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series tackled Madison International Speedway for the first time ever. Now, this Friday, June 28, and with a little more experience under their belts on the half-mile paved oval, the big cars return to the Oregon, Wisconsin track for the Bytec "Dairyland 100." Kody Swanson was victorious in the inaugural "Dairyland 100" a year ago. In fact, in the six most recent instances in which Swanson made his first…

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