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Hammer Electric Championship Night This Saturday Night At New Egypt Speedway

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Hammer Electric Championship Night This Saturday Night At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – Championship Night 2019 is upon us at New Egypt Speedway. Track champions in all of our weekly support divisions (Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman, Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks and Mike’s Performance Center 4-Cylinders) will be crowned and it will all be presented by Hammer Electric this Saturday night. It will also be ¼ Midget Night this Saturday night, all area ¼ Midget racers are invited to put their ¼ Midgets…

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49TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 WITH $25,000 TO WIN EXPECTED TO ATTRACT A LARGE FIELD OF RACERS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

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49TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 WITH $25,000 TO WIN EXPECTED TO ATTRACT A LARGE FIELD OF RACERS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 21 FRIDAY, SEPT.20TH, OFFERS MASS SPRINTS, FREEDOM 38 SPORTSMAN RACING PLUS MODIFIEDS FINAL OFFICIAL POINT STANDING SHOW DUANE HOWARD AND BRAD BRIGHTBILL AS CHAMPIONS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 17, 2019 . . . The biggest stock car racing event of the season at Grandview Speedway, the 49th Annual Freedom 76, is set for Saturday, September 21st. More than $25,000 is being offered to the winner of what has become the…

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TOWNERS STEP DOWN AS PENN CAN SPEEDWAY PROMOTERS: BEAVAN FAMILY OWNERSHIP SEEK NEW PROMOTER

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TOWNERS STEP DOWN AS PENN CAN SPEEDWAY PROMOTERS: BEAVAN FAMILY OWNERSHIP SEEK NEW PROMOTER Story By: Ryan Lepre/Penn Can Speedway Photos By: Fran Durso SUSQUEHANNA, PA – Chad and Kristen Towner have made the difficult decision to step aside as the promoters of the Penn Can Speedway, effective immediately.  The Towners took over as promoters of the Susquehanna County oval track just before the start of the 2018 season when the track had an uncertain future.  The first-time promoters led the track through a successful 2018 season and returned for 2019.  This season has been a trying one for the…

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First Career CSCN Win for “The Straight Shooter”

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First Career CSCN Win for "The Straight Shooter" Story By: Tommy Goudge/Ohsweken Speedway Photo By: Tommy Calnan OHSWEKEN, Ontario (September 14, 2019) - Scott Kreutter claimed $10,000 USD and the first Canadian Sprint Car Nationals win of his career on Saturday night at Ohsweken Speedway, while Jesse Costa was the victor in the Action Sprint Tour Crate Sprint Car season finale, and Josh Hansen clinched the Action Sprint Tour championship. A total of 97 drivers competed in the 15th Annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals presented by Nitro 54 Variety and Arrow Express, including 60 360 Sprint Cars and 37 Crate…

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BETTENHAUSEN 100 REFIRES ON THE DIRT SUNDAY IN SPRINGFIELD

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BETTENHAUSEN 100 REFIRES ON THE DIRT SUNDAY IN SPRINGFIELD Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Gene Crucean Springfield, Illinois (September 16, 2019)………The glorious roar of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series returns to the iconic Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield this Sunday, September 22, for the 58th running of the Bettenhausen 100 presented by Brandt, honoring the great racing family based out of Tinley Park, Ill. Following August's washout, the date marks just the third time the Bettenhausen 100 will have been held in the month of September, following Chuck Gurney's victory in 1996 and Kody…

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Sammons Scores Third While Pauch Jr. Wraps Up 2019 Title At New Egypt

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Sammons Scores Third While Pauch Jr. Wraps Up 2019 Title At New Egypt Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – Davey Sammons and Dakota Kessler led the 30-Lap Vahlco Wheels Modified feature to the green. Sammons would jump out the early lead and led the first six laps when Johnny Guarino, Cale Ross and Wade Hendrickson tangled in turn three. Sammons would jump back out to the lead on the ensuing restart with Kessler in tow. The second caution of the event would fly on lap ten when Kevin Vaclavicek, Dominick Buffalino and Blaine…

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Williamson holds off Chris Hile and Larry Wight to Win the Duel at the Demon 100

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Williamson holds off Chris Hile and Larry Wight to Win the Duel at the Demon 100 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - September 13, 2019 - Mat Williamson, from St. Catherines, Ontario, can add Demon Slayer to his list of credentials as he won this year’s Duel at the Demon 100 at Brewerton Speedway. Williamson finally put it all together to park the No. 88 Buzz Chew Big Block Modified in Victory Lane in 2019.  Brewerton Speedway regular Chris Hile picked up his third career top five in Series competition while battling some…

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PATRICK EMERLING WINS U.S. OPEN 125 AT LANCASTER SPEEDWAY

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PATRICK EMERLING WINS U.S. OPEN 125 AT LANCASTER SPEEDWAY Story By: Dave Buchanan/NYIRP Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (September 15, 2019) - Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y. won the 31st annual U.S. Open 125 Race of Champions Modified Series event on Sunday afternoon at Lancaster Speedway @ New York International Raceway Park. It was the second career U.S. Open win for Emerling, after winning the event back in 2016. In supporting action from the final day of the U.S. Open, Eldon King III of Freedom, N.Y. won the Race of Champions Late Model Series feature. Rich Sharpe of…

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KRESSLEY AND BELTZ SCORE NASCAR FEATURE VICTORIES IN FINAL POINT RACES OF SEASON

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KRESSLEY AND BELTZ SCORE NASCAR FEATURE VICTORIES IN FINAL POINT RACES OF SEASON Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 . . . Brett “The Threat” Kressley avoided being involved in two red flagged incidents that blocked the track during the running of the T.P. Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified 30-lap feature on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway in the action sponsored by WNPV 1440 AM Radio, Lansdale. The Orefield leadfoot went on to chalk up his third win of the season. Ryan Beltz overtook Tom Miller to become the new leader on the…

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HOSSFELD, MANCUSO, HOLMES & SCHOSEK TAKE U.S. OPEN SATURDAY WINS

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HOSSFELD, MANCUSO, HOLMES & SCHOSEK TAKE U.S. OPEN SATURDAY WINS Story By: Mike Buchanan/NYIRP Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (September 15, 2019) - Chuck Hossfeld of Ransomville, N.Y. won the Joe Reilly Crown Royal Classic 54 Race of Champion Sportsman Modified event on Saturday at Lancaster Speedway @ New York International Raceway Park as part of the 31st annual U.S. Open Weekend. In additional action from U.S. Open Saturday, Joe Mancuso of Buffalo won the John Julicher Memorial RoC Super Stock feature. Josh Schosek of Hamburg, N.Y. won the RoC 4-Cylinder Dash Series feature. Bobby Holmes of Lockport, N.Y.…

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Owens Repeats as Late Model Knoxville Nationals Champ

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Owens Repeats as Late Model Knoxville Nationals Champ Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 14, 2019) - Jimmy Owens became just the second driver in the history of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals to win the $40,000 event in back-to-back years. The 47-year-old Tennessee veteran did the trick on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Owens joins fellow Volunteer State driver Mike Marlar as the only drivers in the 16-year-history of the crown jewel event to win in consecutive years. Owens took the lead from Brandon Sheppard on lap 86 and held off one…

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IMMACULATE CUMMINS TAKES HAUBSTADT HUSTLER

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IMMACULATE CUMMINS TAKES HAUBSTADT HUSTLER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass/USAC Haubstadt, Indiana (September 14, 2019)………In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes and Kyle Cummins winning at Tri-State Speedway in 2019. Cummins, of Princeton, Ind., continued his immaculate season at the quarter-mile dirt oval in Haubstadt, Ind., winning his seventh race in seven tries this year at Tri-State, and picking up his second career Haubstadt Hustler victory after collecting Saturday night's $10,000-to-win 40-lap feature co-sanctioned by the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship and the Brandeis Midwest Sprint Car…

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WAGNER WIRES FIELD FOR $20,000 NACE MEMORIAL NATIONAL OPEN WIN ON RECORD-BREAKING NIGHT

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WAGNER WIRES FIELD FOR $20,000 NACE MEMORIAL NATIONAL OPEN WIN ON RECORD-BREAKING NIGHT Story By: Selinsgrove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Logan Wagner of Harrisonville wired the field for the $20,000 victory in Saturday night’s Jim Nace Memorial/37th Annual National Open for 410 sprint cars presented by Red Robin at Selinsgrove Speedway. The win was Wagner’s first career at Selinsgrove behind the wheel of the Zemco Racing No. 1. He became the 19th different driver to win the speedway’s crown jewel sprint car race. For the past 10 years, the race honored the memory of former five-time sprint car champion…

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Aaron Reutzel outruns Cole Duncan in Dean Knittel Memorial finale for $12,554; Highest paying sprint car event in track history

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Aaron Reutzel outruns Cole Duncan in Dean Knittel Memorial finale for $12,554; Highest paying sprint car event in track history Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (September 14, 2019) - After winning the first two nights of competition at Atomic Speedway, Warrnambool, Australia’s James McFadden was a surefire favorite to claim the historic Saturday night payday and earn the weekend sweep, but defending Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 titleholder, Aaron Reutzel, had something to say. Just one week after claiming the largest payday of his career, as well as the largest payday in…

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GRANT GAINS THE UPPER HAND AT HURTUBISE CLASSIC

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GRANT GAINS THE UPPER HAND AT HURTUBISE CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass/USAC Terre Haute, Indiana (September 13, 2019)………Justin Grant remembers going a long way in his first visit to the Terre Haute Action Track in 2010. Friday night, the Ione, Calif. native showed he's come a long way in another aspect since his humbling introduction to the famed western Indiana half-mile nearly a decade earlier, winning the 20th running of the Jim Hurtubise Classic for USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars, his first Sprint Car win of any kind at the track. "In my…

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Montieth Ends Williams Grove Win Drought With 5K Win Friday

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Montieth Ends Williams Grove Win Drought With 5K Win Friday Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.comMechanicsburg, PA – Brian Montieth fought the battle with Freddie Rahmer and won the war at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night by taking the win in the 25-lap Dirt Classic Qualifier for 410 sprint cars. For Montieth, the victory broke a 17-month win drought at the oval after last scoring a win in April 2018. The win means that the Phoenixville flyer has earned a guaranteed starting spot in next Saturday's prestigious Dirt Classic at nearby Lincoln Speedway. In the…

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James McFadden is two-for-two at Atomic; Scores ‘Night Before The Knittel’ worth $5,054

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James McFadden is two-for-two at Atomic; Scores ‘Night Before The Knittel’ worth $5,054 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (September 13, 2019) - With plans to compete in Pennsylvania during the coming weekend, ‘Speedweek: Reloaded’ winner James McFadden was unsure of his team’s return to Atomic Speedway for Friday’s ‘Night Before The Knittel.’ Suffice it to say, the decision to stay in the Buckeye State proved exciting, as well as valuable. For the second time in as many nights, Warrnambool, Australia’s James McFadden is an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner…

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Weiss Powers to Knoxville Triumph

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Weiss Powers to Knoxville Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 13, 2019) - Ricky Weiss passed Chris Madden on lap sixteen and went on to record his first career win at Knoxville Raceway on Friday night. The 30-year-old Canadian racer became the 17th different winner on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour this season. Weiss started on the pole but fell to second behind Madden on the opening lap - trailing the South Carolina racer for the first fifteen laps of the 25-lap main event. Madden got bogged down in heavy traffic…

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Shane Clanton Scores at Knoxville

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Shane Clanton Scores at Knoxville Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 12, 2019) - Shane Clanton came from the seventh starting spot to win Thursday night's preliminary event at Knoxville Raceway. For the 44-year-old Georgia native, it was his first-ever win at the historic venue. He also became the sixteenth different winner this season on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. Clanton was the fourth different leader of the 25-lap race. The A-Main was slowed by only one caution flag for Jonathan Davenport on lap four. Ricky Thornton Jr. led the first lap…

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James McFadden slides by Dale Blaney late to score ‘Speedweek: Reloaded’ win at Atomic Speedway

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James McFadden slides by Dale Blaney late to score ‘Speedweek: Reloaded’ win at Atomic Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (September 12, 2019) - Certainly an exciting way to open the three-day Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 invasion of southern Ohio, Warrnambool, Australia’s James McFadden put fans on their feet on Thursday night in Chillicothe by overtaking six-time Series champion and all-time Series win leader, Dale Blaney, with just one and a half circuits remaining to score the ‘Speedweek: Reloaded’ victory on the highbanks of Atomic Speedway. Starting…

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NYIRP & RACE OF CHAMPIONS TO PARTNER FOR 2020 STOCK CAR SEASON AT LANCASTER

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NYIRP & RACE OF CHAMPIONS TO PARTNER FOR 2020 STOCK CAR SEASON AT LANCASTER Story By: Dave Buchanan/NYIRP Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (September 11, 2019) - The 2019 stock car season will come to a close at Lancaster Speedway @ New York International Raceway Park when the checkered flag falls at the end of the U.S. Open 125 on Sunday afternoon, but plans are already in place for the 2020 racing season. The New York International Raceway Park ownership group will once again partner with the Race of Champions to promote and oversee a series of stock car…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES RETURNING TO ALLENTOWN, PA’s PPL CENTER JANUARY 3RD AND 4TH, TICKETS GO ON SALE SEPTEMBER 18TH

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES RETURNING TO ALLENTOWN, PA’s PPL CENTER JANUARY 3RD AND 4TH, TICKETS GO ON SALE SEPTEMBER 18TH Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA September 12, 2019 . . . The Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels will open it’s 2020 season at the PPL Center in downtown Allentown, PA on Friday and Saturday, January 3rd and 4th, 2020. Tickets for the fifth annual event will go on sale on September 18th at the PPL Center box office. Tickets are also available at www.pplcenter.com or by calling 610-347-TIXX.…

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WNPV-AM RADIO CHAMPION’S NIGHT SET FOR SATURDAY AT GRANDVIEW

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WNPV-AM RADIO CHAMPION’S NIGHT SET FOR SATURDAY AT GRANDVIEW HOWARD AND BRIGHTBILL LEAD POINT STANDINGS ON FINAL POINT NIGHT 49TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 CLASSIC, $25,000 TO THE WINNER, TAKES PLACE SEPTEMBER 21 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 10, 2019 . . . The final NASCAR point races of the season are set for this Saturday, September 14th, at Grandview Speedway with the running of WNPV-AM Radio Champion’s Night. Duane Howard is the pacesetter in the T.P.Trailers 358 Modified division while Brad Brightbill is leading the standings in the T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman division. During…

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Flemington Car & Truck Country & Amwell Auto Body Present First Responders & Modified Championship Night This Saturday September 14th At New Egypt Speedway

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Flemington Car & Truck Country & Amwell Auto Body Present First Responders & Modified Championship Night This Saturday September 14th At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – It all comes down to this Saturday night for the Vahlco Wheels Modifieds as Flemington Car & Truck Country along with Amwell Auto Body present Modified championship night along with First Responders Night at New Egypt Speedway. While Billy Pauch Jr. has already clinched the 2019 Vahlco Wheels Modified championship with a race to spare following his runner-up finish on Saturday, there are still…

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22ND ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM TO CLOSE OUT 2019 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 19 6 PM AT GRANDVIEW

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22ND ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM TO CLOSE OUT 2019 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 19 6 PM AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (September 9, 2019) . . . . The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill finale will take place at the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night, October 19. A Spooktacular event returns to the “haunted hill” with the 22nd running of the Modified Traffic Jam, a 40 lap feature event paying $5,000 to win, $1,000 for tenth-place and $500 to start the twenty-four car starting field for…

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JIM HURTUBISE CLASSIC PREVIEW

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JIM HURTUBISE CLASSIC PREVIEW Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Terre Haute, Indiana (September 9, 2019)………Friday's Jim Hurtubise Classic begins a USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car doubleheader weekend in the Hoosier state this Friday, September 13, at one of USAC's longest-tenured venues, the Terre Haute Action Track, which hosted its first USAC Sprint Car event more than six decades ago, in 1957. Friday's race honors the most successful USAC Sprint Car driver in those early years at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds half-mile, Jim Hurtubise, who won five-straight between 1960 and 1962. "Herk," a 1993 inductee…

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Lincoln Speedway Gears Up for Strong Finish to 2019

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Lincoln Speedway Gears Up for Strong Finish to 2019 Story By: Emily Winslow/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Abbottstown, PA (September 9, 2019) –After crowning Brian Montieth the 2019 410 Sprint Car Track Champion on August 31 and taking a week off to allow teams to compete in the 52nd Annual Tuscarora 50, Lincoln Speedway is back in action on Saturday, September 14 with the Billy Vacek Memorial. The $6,000 to win Super Late Model race will honor Vacek, a renowned mechanic, crew member and friend to many in the late model division. Also on the card are the 358…

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Who Will Be Lucky At The Brewerton Speedway Friday, September 13 Duel At The Demon Modified Super DIRTcar Series plus DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series

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Who Will Be Lucky At The Brewerton Speedway Friday, September 13 Duel At The Demon Modified Super DIRTcar Series plus DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – The ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ will come back to life on its favorite day on the calendar, Friday the 13th with a full moon in one of the ‘Must See’ events on the racing calendar. The Modified Super DIRTcar Series will invade the Brewerton Speedway this Friday, September 13th to do battle in the 5th Annual ‘Duel at the Demon’ 100 plus the DIRTcar Sportsman…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Up Next

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Up Next Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 9, 2019) - The 16th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville Raceway kicks off on Thursday. One of the most prestigious events, set for September 12th-14th, on one of motorsport's biggest stages, the event will bring together elite dirt late model drivers from around the nation. Over $270,000 in purse money will be paid out over the course of the three-day, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event. The activities on Thursday and Friday, September 12th-13th will feature a complete program of:…

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Bouc Breaks Drought at New Egypt Speedway; Dupree Captures John Romano Memorial

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Danny Bouc Breaks Drought at New Egypt Speedway Will Dupree Captures John Romano Memorial Sportsman 30  Story By: Pete Wortman/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (Aug. 24, 2019):  Danny Bouc of Plumsteadville, PA broke his win drought Saturday night by taking his first Vahlco Wheels Modified feature event of the season at New Egypt Speedway. Bouc took command on a lap 4 restart and never looked back as he posted his 11th career win at NES.        “It’s been a tough season and it is good to finally breakthrough,” exclaimed Bouc in victory lane, “I have a…

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Schedule Announced for Historic Fonda 200 Weekend September 26-28

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Schedule Announced for Historic Fonda 200 Weekend September 26-28 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – The historic return of the Fonda 200 is a race competitors and fans have earmarked on their calendars since the announcement last fall. $53,000 awaits the winner of the 2019 Fonda 200 at Fonda Speedway, with a total pay structure of $125,675 for the Sunoco Modified main event alone. The three-day racing festival takes over the Track of Champions Thursday-Saturday Sept. 26-28. While the Sunoco Modifieds are the headline, a full plate of racing will be offered to include…

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WILLMAN FINALLY BREAKS THROUGH WITH NASCAR MODIFIED WIN AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT

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WILLMAN FINALLY BREAKS THROUGH WITH NASCAR MODIFIED WIN AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT LEIBY, CASSEL AND DECKER ARE ALSO WINNERS WNPV RADIO CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT NEXT SATURDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. September 8, 2019 . . . John Willman led the past three T.P. Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified 30-lap features, but always fell laps short of being in victory lane at the drop of the checkered. The veteran racer missed several Saturday nights at the 1/3-mile Grandview Speedway oval due to engine problems or lack of crew help. The “Ultimate Underdog” hasn’t won a feature…

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KODY SWANSON A SMOOTH OPERATOR AT RICH VOGLER CLASSIC

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KODY SWANSON A SMOOTH OPERATOR AT RICH VOGLER CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass Brownsburg, Indiana (September 7, 2019)………In a championship race that Kody Swanson has led since day one, it seems inconceivable the number of peaks and valleys he and Nolen Racing have endured and overcome throughout the season. Six days earlier at Du Quoin, the team had not one, but two engines go south on them in practice and qualifying, forcing Swanson into another team's car that he had never set foot in prior to the green flag, riding to a 14th…

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Aaron Reutzel scores largest payday of career during historic Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway

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Aaron Reutzel scores largest payday of career during historic Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. (September 7, 2019) - Solidifying the largest payday of his career, as well as regaining the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 championship points lead, Clute, Texas-native Aaron Reutzel etched his name in Port Royal Speedway history books on Saturday night by scoring the 52nd running of the prestigious, as well as historic, Tuscarora 50. Accompanied by a $52,000 payday, Reutzel’s victory at the Port Royal ‘Speed Palace’…

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IT PAYS TO PLAY: Eldora Veterans Erb Jr. and Davenport Rule Night #2 of World 100 Prelims

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IT PAYS TO PLAY: Eldora Veterans Erb Jr. and Davenport Rule Night #2 of World 100 Prelims Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar Photo By: Jim DeHamer ROSSBURG, OH – Sept. 6, 2019 – While the age gap might have been a big highlight of Thursday night’s World 100 preliminary Feature winners, veteran experience was certainly the theme of Friday night’s twin-25 main events. 2016 Dirt Late Model Dream victor Dennis Erb Jr. and two-time World 100 champion Jonathan Davenport each found their way back to Eldora Speedway’s Victory Lane in convincing fashion, showing exactly how valuable the number of laps they’ve…

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ONE MORE SILVER DOLLAR: Brad Sweet gets second Silver Dollar Speedway victory

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ONE MORE SILVER DOLLAR: Brad Sweet gets second Silver Dollar Speedway victory Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 Sweet wins opening night of the Gold Cup for the second year in-a-row CHICO, CA – Sept. 6 – The clamor of 24 Sprint Cars in a gladiatorial battle at Silver Dollar Speedway faded into the calm Northern California night. Several minutes later a new clamor slowly elevated outside the quarter-mile track. “Brad Sweet. Brad Sweet. Brad Sweet! Brad Sweet! Brad Sweet!” Fans chanted the California-native’s name like a posse honoring a warrior’s victory. Sweet out dueled fellow Californians, Tim Kaeding…

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Trey Starks earns second-ever All Star win during Port Royal’s Night Before The 50

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Trey Starks earns second-ever All Star win during Port Royal’s Night Before The 50 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. (September 6, 2019) - After spending much of his 2019 campaign focused on weekly competition at the famed Knoxville Raceway, Puyallup, Washington’s Trey Starks made his way ‘home’ to Central Pennsylvania and found success right from the start, winning an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event in just his second attempt in the Keystone State since temporarily moving team headquarters to the Midwest. The victory, a second-ever…

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Larry Wight drove up to the wall and got around Matt Sheppard and Billy Decker for Feature win at Granby

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Larry Wight drove up to the wall and got around Matt Sheppard and Billy Decker for Feature win at Granby Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series GRANBY, QUE - September 6, 2019 - In what will go down as one of the greatest races in Super DIRTcar Series history, Lightning Larry Wight faced down defending Series Champion and points leader Matt Sheppard as well as his own Gypsum Racing teammate Billy Decker to claim $7,500 and Autodrome Granby glory. The trio of top Series drivers raced wheel-to-wheel for 100 laps, battling for the lead almost non-stop. In the…

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THE WORLD AWAKENS: Moyer and Hudson O’Neal Earn Eldora’s First Two Prelim Victories

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THE WORLD AWAKENS: Moyer and Hudson O'Neal Earn Eldora's First Two Prelim Victories Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar Photo By: Rick Neff ROSSBURG, OH – Sept. 5, 2019 – If any race fan out there ever needed a sign that the future of Dirt Late Model racing and its longevity in the motorsports world are alive and well, let Thursday night’s World 100 preliminary Feature results be it. Billy Moyer, 61, of Batesville, AR, and Hudson O’Neal, 19, of Martinsville, IN, collected victories in qualifying Feature action at Eldora Speedway on Thursday night, displaying the potential for domination at any age…

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WISE BRINGS THE 39BC HOME TO VICTORY AT BC39

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WISE BRINGS THE 39BC HOME TO VICTORY AT BC39 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman Speedway, Indiana (September 5, 2019)………Before he had even laid eyes on The Dirt Track at IMS, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway had already occupied a special place within the heart of Zeb Wise. He'd been triumphant in a quarter midget at the Battle at the Brickyard and also became the first ever winner on The Dirt Track at IMS in 2018, snagging the Stoops Pursuit. After Thursday night's victory in the Driven2SaveLives BC39 powered by NOS Energy Drink, the track became…

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Aaron Reutzel rolls to 11th All Star win of 2019 during Thursday night Bedford visit

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Aaron Reutzel rolls to 11th All Star win of 2019 during Thursday night Bedford visit Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Michael Fry BEDFORD, Pa. (September 5, 2019) - Aaron Reutzel’s march toward a second consecutive Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 title has been rocky at times, but the Clute, Texas-native gave open wheel fans all the reason to leave their doubts behind on Thursday night at Bedford Speedway, eventually ending his evening by leading all 30 circuits around the Bedford Fairgrounds half-mile, securing a Series-leading 11th victory in the process. The win,…

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Carson Macedo excelling in rookie year with Kyle Larson Racing

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Carson Macedo excelling in rookie year with Kyle Larson Racing Macedo, crew chief Joe Gaerte talk about first full-time World of Outlaws season together Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CHICO, CA – Sept. 5 – Six races into the 2019 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series season Carson Macedo found himself in Victory Lane for the first time as a full-time rookie at Silver Dollar Speedway – his second win overall. Six months later, before the Series’ return to the quarter-mile speedway on Sept. 6-7, Macedo and his Kyle Larson Racing team have amassed…

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RICH VOGLER CLASSIC ENTRY LIST RELEASED

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RICH VOGLER CLASSIC ENTRY LIST RELEASED Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Cameron Neveu Brownsburg, Indiana (September 5, 2019)………Six past USAC Silver Crown winners at Lucas Oil Raceway are entered for this Saturday's Rich Vogler Classic from the .686-mile paved oval west of Indianapolis. Tanner Swanson (Kingsburg, Calif.) is a five-time Silver Crown winner at LOR and, with one more victory, would surpass Mike Bliss as the winningest Silver Crown driver in the history of the track, which has hosted Silver Crown racing regularly since 1985. He's a two-time victor of the Rich Vogler Classic 2013 and…

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RYAN NEWMAN RETURNS FOR SATURDAY’S RICH VOGLER CLASSIC

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RYAN NEWMAN RETURNS FOR SATURDAY'S RICH VOGLER CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: David Nearpass Speedway, Indiana (September 5, 2019)………Ryan Newman will return to the seat of a USAC Silver Crown Champ Car this Saturday night, September 7, in the Rich Vogler Classic at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Ind. Newman, the 1999 USAC Silver Crown champion, has gone on to have a highly-successful Monster Energy NASCAR Cup career with 51 poles and 18 victories, including wins in the 2008 Daytona 500 and the 2013 Brickyard 400. Newman (South Bend, Ind.) will drive the No. 2v…

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It’s back to Quebec for the Super DIRTcar Series at Autodrome Granby and Le RPM Speedway

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It’s back to Quebec for the Super DIRTcar Series at Autodrome Granby and Le RPM Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com Saint-Marcel-de-Richelieu, QUE - August 25, 2019 - The Super DIRTcar Series heads back north of the border to Quebec for the second swing of 2019. On Friday, September 6 the Series makes their second stop of the year at Autodrome Granby. Then, the next day the teams shuffle off to Le RPM Speedway, a high banked bullring. Don’t want until next year to knock these two Quebec tracks off your bucket list. Earlier this…

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Brett Hearn Chases Leading Fifth Fonda 200 Victory Sept. 26-28 at the Track of Champions

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Brett Hearn Chases Leading Fifth Fonda 200 Victory Sept. 26-28 at the Track of Champions Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – Some of the sport’s most iconic names have put their name in the record books since the very first Fonda 200 was contested as a NASCAR Grand National event in 1955. Only one driver has won it four times: Brett Hearn. ‘The Corporate Jet’ hopes to add a fifth ‘200’ victory to his resume at Fonda Speedway in 2019. The Fonda 200 returns to the Track of Champions Thursday-Saturday Sept. 26-28 with the…

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Big Block Modifieds continue as Brewerton Speedway Headliner; Late Models remain a Fulton Speedway staple in 2020

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Big Block Modifieds continue as Brewerton Speedway Headliner; Late Models remain a Fulton Speedway staple in 2020 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Baldwinsville, NY – As the successful 2019 racing season is now reaching its conclusion with season ending big events, management of the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway are pleased to announce the 2020 weekly divisions to give competitors a jump on their plans for the next racing season. Brewerton Speedway will again host the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as the headline division in 2020. Staple support classes, Dot Foods…

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Dirt Track World Championship Returns to Time Trial Format

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Dirt Track World Championship Returns to Time Trial Format Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 4, 2019) - Hall-of-Fame promoter, Carl Short recently announced that the 39th edition of the Dirt Track World Championship, set for October 18th-19th at Portsmouth Raceway Park will return to a Time Trial format for Super Late Models. Since 2015, a double-heat race format, with a passing-points system, has transferred drivers into the main event. This year, Friday night will include Time Trials and a single set of 15-lap heat races with a six car invert. Competitors will earn points based on Time Trials…

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“Working Man’s Race” Short Track SuperNationals Set For Afton Motorsports Park October 11-12

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“Working Man’s Race” Short Track SuperNationals Set For Afton Motorsports Park October 11-12 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – The picturesque fairgrounds located off Interstate 88 Exit 7 will once again come to life on Columbus Day weekend. The American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals will return to its birthplace on Friday-Saturday October 11-12 when the 12th annual “Working Man’s Race” takes over Afton Motorsports Park. Ron Ford’s Afton facility has seen a huge resurgence in 2019, with new clay providing a wide racing surface and car counts and crowds growing throughout the season. Now,…

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The Break Is Over: Racing Resumes at Fonda Speedway Saturday, September 14

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The Break Is Over: Racing Resumes at Fonda Speedway Saturday, September 14 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – On September 14, the break is over. Following a one-month setup, teardown and the 178th annual Fonda Fair, racing resumes at Fonda Speedway on the 14th as a prelude to the Fonda 200 weekend on September 26-28. A huge program of racing is in store for the famed Track of Champions. Sunoco Modifieds lead the docket racing for a boosted $4,000 to win for 30 laps, the final shakedown prior to the $53,000-to-win Fonda 200. This…

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