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Kyle Busch overcomes speeding penalty to snag 200th NASCAR victory

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Kyle Busch overcomes speeding penalty to snag 200th NASCAR victory Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR FONTANA, Calif. – Let the debate begin. Recovering from a pit road speeding penalty with the help of a timely caution, Kyle Busch collected his 200th NASCAR national series victory with a dominating win in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. At the same venue that gave Busch his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory in 2005, the driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota beat runner-up Joey Logano to the finish line by a comfortable 2.354 seconds to…

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Duane Howard Leads Georgetown Sunday Winners with $4,049 Small-Block Modified Triumph

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Duane Howard Leads Georgetown Sunday Winners with $4,049 Small-Block Modified Triumph Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder, Pete MacDonald & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Following the war of tire attrition that took place Saturday night, many drivers and fans wondered what Sunday afternoon would bring at Georgetown Speedway. The track crew at Georgetown answered the call and an outstanding daytime racing surface was prepared for the Sunday matinee, which had been postponed by rain from Friday night. Oley, Pa.’s Duane Howard and the Norm Hansell Motorsports team continued their affinity for the Georgetown oval, topping the…

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Lucas Wolfe Makes It Back-To-Back Opening Day Wins At Williams Grove Sunday

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Lucas Wolfe Makes It Back-To-Back Opening Day Wins At Williams Grove Sunday Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA – For the second year in a row, Lucas Wolfe scored the opening day main event for sprint cars at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday afternoon, taking home $4,080 for the top prize. The victory was the 20th of Mechanicsburg driver’s career at the oval and his second overall on the young season in the area. Wolfe began the feature from the third spot but watched as polesitter TJ Stutts took the lead…

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Stewart Friesen Survives 49-lap Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Marathon, Earning $6,949-Plus

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Test of Survival: Stewart Friesen Survives 49-lap Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Marathon, Earning $6,949-Plus Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A field of 46 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modifieds filled the Georgetown Speedway pit area on Saturday. After an event-filled 49-lap main event, Stewart Friesen survived for a $6,949 payday. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., bested the 31-car field and a race of tire attrition to win the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial in front of a packed house at the Sussex County oval. Friesen edged rival Matt Sheppard…

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Sheppard Tops Moran at Brownstown

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Sheppard Tops Moran at Brownstown Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BROWNSTOWN, IND. (March 16, 2019) - Brandon Sheppard denied Devin Moran his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Saturday night at Brownstown Speedway.  By doing so, Sheppard scored his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of the season with his first career win at the historic Brownstown Speedway. Sheppard becomes the fifth different winner on the tour this season after holding off a late-race charge from Devin Moran for the win. Jonathan Davenport finished third, with Hudson O'Neal and Tyler…

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DIETRICH MAKES FIRST 2019 LINCOLN WIN AN EXCITING ONE

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DANNY DIETRICH MAKES FIRST 2019 WIN AN EXCITING ONE; Harlon Leppo holds off Bill Diehl for Legends Win Story By: Emily Winslow/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/ & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Abbottstown, PA (March 16, 2019) – Danny Dietrich wowed the crowd with a last lap pass to earn his first victory of the young 2019 season. Dietrich started on the pole of the 25-lap feature, but this was not an easy win for the pole-sitter. Dietrich shared the front row with Anthony Macri. Danny got a good jump on the start and took the high side around the track, but…

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Doug Coby Begins Quest For Sixth Title In Victory Lane

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Doug Coby Begins Quest For Sixth Title In Victory Lane Story By: Kyle Souza/NWMT Photos By: Adam Glanzman/NASCAR MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Doug Coby’s quest for a sixth NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship couldn’t have started off much better. After two years of struggling at Myrtle Beach Speedway, Coby make those scuffles distant memories on Saturday, rolling to his 25th career Whelen Modified Tour win and first at the South Carolina oval. He may have made the final laps of the Performance Plus 150 presented by Safety Kleen look easy, but the day wasn’t filled with only celebratory moments. He…

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Cole Custer wins at Fontana, hits pause on Kyle Busch’s run to 200

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Cole Custer wins at Fontana, hits pause on Kyle Busch’s run to 200 Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR FONTANA, Calif. – Thanks to Cole Custer, Kyle Busch will have to wait at least one more day. With a determined run to the finish in Saturday’s Production Alliance Group 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway, Custer kept Busch at bay after a restart with 20 laps left and thwarted Busch’s march toward 200 victories across NASCAR’s top three national series. In winning for the third time in his career and the first time at his…

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Schuchart bucks wild Stockton to become sixth different winner in seven races

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‘COWBOY UP’ Schuchart bucks wild Stockton to become sixth different winner in seven races Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dave Biro/DB3 STOCKTON, CA — MARCH 16, 2019 — Blue and orange confetti painted the landscape around Logan Schuchart, who climbed to the top wing of his Shark Racing Sprint Car with the checkered flag in one hand and other pointing to the sky. Thousands of fans cheered, and the first-time winner this season, Schuchart, cheered with them in Victory Lane at the Stockton Dirt Track. It was a scene that could have looked much different for Schuchart until about…

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California rookie Macedo conquers Mini Gold Cup with veteran moves

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ROOKIE REIGNS California rookie Macedo conquers Mini Gold Cup with veteran moves Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro/DB3 CHICO, CA — March 15, 2019 — “Rookie” is a title Carson Macedo will hear before his name throughout the 2019 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series tour, but at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif., it should be “veteran.” Or “winner.” Lemoore, Calif., native, Macedo, bested 34-time Series winner, and Grass Valley, Calif., native, Brad Sweet in a spectacular dual on Friday night at the quarter-mile speedway, to claim his second ever Series win and second…

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TOP ROOKIE ROBBINS MAKES STRIDES TOWARD SILVER CROWN SUCCESS

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TOP ROOKIE ROBBINS MAKES STRIDES TOWARD SILVER CROWN SUCCESS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Dave Olson/USAC Racing Speedway, Indiana (March 14, 2019)………One season ago, Kyle Robbins accepted a new challenge after more than a decade of being a regular sprint car competitor on the USAC and local Indiana short track trails. The completion of the challenge at the conclusion of the 2018 season resulted in the New Castle, Indiana native finish an impressive sixth in the standings and net Rookie of the Year honors with the series. However, the road to reach that point saw some…

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Georgetown Speedway Announces Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Schedule Change: Friday Moves to Sunday; Saturday Show Unaltered

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Georgetown Speedway Announces Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Schedule Change: Friday Moves to Sunday; Saturday Show Unaltered Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Georgetown Speedway management has announced a schedule change for the 2019 Melvin L. Joseph Memorial weekend. Due to a high percentage of predicted rain on Friday afternoon and evening, speedway management has announced the Friday program will now take place on Sunday, March 17. The Saturday (March 16) portion of the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial will go off as scheduled with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By…

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March Meltdown Set To Break The Ice On 2019 New Egypt Speedway Schedule March 23

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March Meltdown Set To Break The Ice On 2019 New Egypt Speedway Schedule March 23 Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway is ready to break the ice on its 2019 season with the March Meltdown next Saturday March 23rd. The March Meltdown will be highlighted by a 50-Lap Modified feature paying an ice cold $5,000 to win with $400 just to start the feature event. Regulars such as 2018 track champion David VanHorn, Billy Pauch Jr., Danny Bouc, Ryan Godown, Ryan Krachun, Brandon Grosso, TJ Lilly, John McClelland, Bryan…

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KYLE HAMILTON HOPES TO JUMPSTART SEASON AT MEMPHIS 100

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KYLE HAMILTON HOPES TO JUMPSTART SEASON AT MEMPHIS 100 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Dave Olson/USAC Speedway, Indiana (March 13, 2019)………As Kyle Hamilton counts down the days to the launch of the 2019 USAC Silver Crown season, he recalls last year's opener when he and his Klatt Enterprises team were the class of the field, leading a race-high 54 laps. What seemed like such a bright beginning for the Hamilton and Klatt combo came to halt two-thirds of the way through the race when engine trouble put the clamps on a could've-would've-should've-been victory. From that point…

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Burdick Ford Returns With A Major Presence At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2019

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Burdick Ford Returns With A Major Presence At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2019; Fulton Speedway Highbank Holdup Weekend April 26-27Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The management of the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways is proud to welcome back Burdick Ford located at 3004 East Ave., Rt. 49 in Central Square as a continuing major marketing partner for the 2019 racing season. Beyond having a presence at the tracks on race nights, Burdick Ford will also be very involved in the Brewerton Speedway popular Jr. Fan Club. Each race night starting…

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Rising Kahne: Kasey Kahne Adds This Week’s Silver Dollar, Stockton Events to His Huge Sprint Car Schedule

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Rising Kahne Kasey Kahne Adds This Week’s Silver Dollar, Stockton Events to His Huge Sprint Car Schedule Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. – Kasey Kahne’s race days have always been a bit noisy. Dozens of crews scurrying around a nearly two-ton Stock Car for days, wrenching and tuning. Hundreds of fans walking through the garage area, determined to get a picture or autograph. Media and cameras at every turn, questioning every detail of the weekend. Now, that noise has been turned down, but just a bit. In the pit area of a…

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Smith and Heffner Racing Post First Podium of The Season

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Smith and Heffner Racing Post First Podium of The Season Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – May 12, 2018 – The annual Ice Breaker was a cold and wet one at Lincoln Speedway Sunday afternoon, however, it didn’t stop the new Heffner Racing team from making their big debut at the fast 3/8 mile. Ryan Smith, the pilot of the all new Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews No.72, started the day off with what many would believe was a sign from above. “I drew 27,” Smith said. “What are the odds of that.…

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California drivers eager to race at Silver Dollar Speedway, Stockton Dirt Track

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Home-field Advantage California drivers eager to race at Silver Dollar Speedway, Stockton Dirt Track Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. – California natives conquered the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ tour through the Golden State last year and are hoping to repeat that success going into this weekend’s races at Silver Dollar Speedway and the Stockton Dirt Track. Grass Valley, Calif. native Brad Sweet and St. Helena, Calif. native Rico Abreu found victory at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif., while Visala, Calif. native Cory Eliason claimed his first…

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THE BIG SHOW 11 – A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS CLASSIC!

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THE BIG SHOW 11 - A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS CLASSIC! 111 LAPS OF SPELLBINDING DIRT TRACK MODIFIED RACING Story By: John Snyder/Big Show XI Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SUSSEX, NJ (March 12)……..The Big Show 11, a 111-lap Super DIRTcar Modified Series race meet, is set for Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway located just north of Malta, New York. ”The Big Show 11 is not just another mid-week race,” says event organizer and champion race car driver Brett Hearn. “Our goal is to make it a memorable evening of high speed excitement and entertainment for both the fans and the…

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Ronnie Johnson Raising The Bar In 2019

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Ronnie Johnson raising the bar in 2019 Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA –Ronnie Johnson doesn’t set preseason goals, and he doesn’t bother with establishing a bucket list. But, boy, the second generation driver would love to win a modified championship at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. The 2018 racing season was a learning experience for Johnson, but if there’s something he’s always been, it’s a quick learner. For years, the son of legendary dirt track driver Jumpin’ Jack Johnson was behind the wheel of someone else’s car. For over a decade, he drove for Hall of Famers Alton…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP IN 2020

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP IN 2020 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com It has never been a secret that a buyer was being sought for the Bridgeport Speedway. Following the death of Doug Hoffman, Ramey brought together Keith Hoffman, Dave Adams and Danny Serrano to form a management team to oversee the operation of the track, starting with the 2013 racing season. Kolby Ramey, Brian’s son, and later his daughter, Hali, became integral members of the team that would bring in the Bridgeport Speedway into the forefront of dirt track racing in the tri-state area.…

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Lucas Late Models Return to Action March 15th-16th

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Lucas Late Models Return to Action March 15th-16th Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (March 11, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action this weekend, as the nation's elite dirt late model drivers make their annual trek to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Ind.Both events are expected to attract a powerful field of entries as drivers battle in a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and 50-lap, $12,000-to-win finale for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Friday's event at Atomic Speedway, the…

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VanHorn Celebrates $10,000 New Egypt Speedway Championship During Annual Night Of Champions

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VanHorn Celebrates $10,000 New Egypt Speedway Championship During Annual Night Of Champions Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – David VanHorn celebrated his first career New Egypt Speedway Modified Track Championship worth $10,000 this past Saturday night in front of a packed ballroom at the Clarion of Toms River. “If you look at some of the names that have won track champions at New Egypt, you have guys like Roger Laureno, Billy Pauch, Jimmy Horton and Frank Cozze. That’s some good company to be in”, said VanHorn. “The competition at New Egypt weekly…

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Kyle Busch passes Ryan Blaney late to win at ISM Raceway

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Kyle Busch passes Ryan Blaney late to win at ISM Raceway Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR AVONDALE, Ariz. – There was an air of inevitability to Kyle Busch’s closing run in Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway. Busch was tracking down race leader Ryan Blaney after restarting fourth on Lap 239 of the fourth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season. Running in Blaney’s wake for 37 laps, Busch finally made the winning pass on Lap 296 of 312 and nursed his car to the finish line. Busch’s third victory at the 1-mile track and…

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Kyle Busch gets 11th Phoenix win, ties NASCAR Xfinity Series record

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Kyle Busch gets 11th Phoenix win, ties NASCAR Xfinity Series record Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR AVONDALE, Ariz. – How did Kyle Busch win Saturday’s IK9 Service Dog 200 at ISM Raceway? Poof! His closest pursuers in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race disappeared in a cloud of smoke. Busch was out front on Lap 130 when the engine in the No. 01 Chevrolet of Stephen Leicht exploded in front of Justin Allgaier and pole winner Christopher Bell, who were running second and third at the time. Enveloped in a Days-of-Thunder-style cloud of smoke, Allgaier spun in the…

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LUCAS WOLFE GOES WIRE TO WIRE FOR ICEBREAKER 30 WIN

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LUCAS WOLFE GOES WIRE TO WIRE FOR ICEBREAKER 30 WIN Story By: Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Abbottstown, PA (March 10, 2019) – For the second year in a row, Lucas Wolfe drew the pole position in the Ice Breaker redraw. This year had a happier ending for Wolfe as he parked his car in victory lane after the 30-lap feature to take home $4,000. Lucas led all 30 laps in a feature that saw over half the field end the race in the pits instead of on the track. The first caution came at the start of the…

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Georgetown Speedway Sets New Practice Day Record with 72 Race Cars On Track Saturday

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Georgetown Speedway Sets New Practice Day Record with 72 Race Cars On Track Saturday Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - A light, persistent rain fell for much of the evening and into the night on Friday. But no one would have never known it by the end of Saturday night at Georgetown Speedway. Seventy-two race cars filled the pit area at the Sussex County half-mile track for Open Practice, taking laps on a smooth and tacky racing surface. The BD Motorsports Media LLC management team announced the 72-car turnout as the largest-ever for a…

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ERICK RUDOLPH WINS WILD SYRACUSE THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET WEEKEND FINALE

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ERICK RUDOLPH WINS WILD SYRACUSE THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET WEEKEND FINALE; TYLER BROWN BEST IN CHAMP KARTS, LOUDEN REIMERT COPS SLINGSHOT MAIN; RUDOLPH, RUSZEK AND BETTLER CELEBRATED AS 2019 INDOOR SERIES CHAMPIONS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY March 10, 2019 . . . Erick Rudolph raced to victory Saturday night before a large and enthusiastic crowd in the Indoor Auto Racing Series Three Quarter (TQ} Midget 40-lap feature inside the Syracuse Exposition Center on the New York State Fairgrounds. “Winning is what we want to do every time we…

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McINTOSH MASTERS MINI MAGIC MILE FOR FIRST USAC WIN

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McINTOSH MASTERS MINI MAGIC MILE FOR FIRST USAC WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Neil Cavanah/USAC Racing Du Quoin, Illinois (March 9, 2019)………Cannon McIntosh's grace under fire was demonstrated literally and figuratively in a multitude of manners Saturday night in the fourth annual "Shamrock Classic" at the Southern Illinois Center. A fuel leak during hot laps ignited the Bixby, Oklahoma driver's ride, giving the 16-year-old driver a scare he won't soon forget and forcing him to borrow crew member Grady Chandler's firesuit for the remainder of the night as a replacement. "I got blisters on my…

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Madsen Dominates World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars in Tulare

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Madsen Dominates World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars in Tulare Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Paul Arch & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULARE, CA – March 9 – Last year’s World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Ian Madsen claims one of his weak points has been short tracks. Not anymore. The Australian won everything there was to win at the third-mile Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., Saturday night. Not even a couple of rain showers could slow him down. His team has been working hard to get the KCP Racing…

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BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY IS ATTRACTING A LOT OF ATTENTION WITH $7,500 TO WIN, $1,000 TO TAKE THE GREEN

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AGAIN THIS YEAR THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY IS ATTRACTING A LOT OF ATTENTION WITH $7,500 TO WIN, $1,000 TO TAKE THE GREEN; SPORTSMAN EARN $750 FOR WIN, $125 TO TAKE THE GREEN Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 9,2019 . . . Once again this year of the most talked about and most anticipated race events to be presented at Grandview Speedway is set to happen when the Second Annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker Classic takes place on Saturday, April 6. The starting…

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JUSTIN BONSIGNORE, TJ REED AND AUSTIN SILFEE ARE SYRACUSE INDOOR FRIDAY NIGHT WINNERS

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JUSTIN BONSIGNORE, TJ REED AND AUSTIN SILFEE ARE SYRACUSE INDOOR FRIDAY NIGHT WINNERS; SERIES CONCLUDES TONIGHT; CHAMPIONS TO BE HONORED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY March 9, 2019 . . . Justin Bonsignore of Holtsville, Long Island, NY bested Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, NY Friday night in the 40-lap Three Quarter (TQ) Midget Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels in a titanic fight to the finish between two past Series champions locked in mortal combat. “You never have to worry about racing with Erick (Rudolph). He’s tough to beat…

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World of Outlaws Racers See Positives in Competing with NASCAR Drivers

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World of Outlaws Racers See Positives in Competing with NASCAR Drivers Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. – Peanut butter and jelly. Movies and popcorn. Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus … well, maybe not that last one. But World of Outlaws and NASCAR? Even though three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart won a World of Outlaws crown with Danny Lasoski in 2001 and a truckload of titles and trophies with Donny Schatz, the two series being mentioned in the same sentence has become more commonplace of late. Most recently with the World of Outlaws…

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Fulton Speedway Revamps Saturday Night Special During NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Fulton Speedway Revamps Saturday Night Special During NAPA Super DIRT Week New ‘Win and You’re In’ format pays $4,000-to-win, more than $22,000 up for grabs Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — March 7, 2019 — Fulton Speedway and DIRTcar Racing are stepping up the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified game for the annual “Win and You’re In” event during NAPA Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. For the past decade, Saturday night of “Racing’s Biggest Party” has featured a special Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified race to award the final starting position in…

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Eibach to Sponsor Rookie of the Year Chase

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Eibach to Sponsor Rookie of the Year Chase Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (March 7, 2019) - Eibach, a maker of the finest performance springs and suspension products in the world, has announced a major expansion of its partnership with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series beginning in 2019. "We've enjoyed our great partnership with Eibach for ten years," said Rick Schwallie, Series Director. "It's because of dedicated partners like Eibach that we're able to bring some of the most exciting motorsports events to race fans across the country." Eibach has become the title…

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Teo-Pro Car Offers Fonda Speedway Perfect Attendance Chassis Giveaway for 2019

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Teo-Pro Car Offers Fonda Speedway Perfect Attendance Chassis Giveaway for 2019 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/JB Photography FONDA, NY – Perfect attendance in Fonda Speedway’s open-wheel divisions will be rewarded in 2019. Teo-Pro Car and Fonda Speedway management have joined forces in a partnership that will reward a driver loyal to the ‘Track of Champions’ during the upcoming 2019 season. Competitors in the Sunoco Modified, Crate 602 Sportsman and Montgomery County Office for Aging Limited Sportsman ranks with perfect attendance in their respective divisions will be entered into a year-end drawing to win a Teo-Pro car…

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COURTNEY COULD MAKE USAC HISTORY IN SHAMROCK CLASSIC

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COURTNEY COULD MAKE USAC HISTORY IN SHAMROCK CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Dave Olson/USAC Du Quoin, Illinois (March 6, 2019)………No driver in the history of the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship has won three points races in a row to start a season. That could change this Saturday when Tyler Courtney attempts to go for the tri-fecta in the fourth annual "Shamrock Classic" at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Courtney captured the first two outings of the season in February at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla., leading the final 26…

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GAMBLER’S CLASSIC WINNER ANDY JANKOWIAK LOOKS FORWARD TO RACING IN FRONT OF HOME STATE CROWD THIS WEEKEND

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ATLANTIC CITY GAMBLER’S CLASSIC WINNER ANDY JANKOWIAK LOOKS FORWARD TO RACING IN FRONT OF HOME STATE, NEW YORK, CROWD THIS WEEKEND, MARCH 8-9, IN SYRACUSE EXPO CENTER INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES TWO DAY FINALE; SERIES TITLE IS A DISTINCT POSSIBILITY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY March 6, 2019. . . Andy Jankowiak is among the contenders for the 2019 Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels championship. The Buffalo, N.Y. racer will have two shots at gaining in the standings this weekend when the series finale is held inside the New…

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FINAL SHAMROCK CLASSIC ENTRY LISTS RELEASED

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FINAL SHAMROCK CLASSIC ENTRY LISTS RELEASED Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2019)………The final entry lists have been set for Saturday's "Shamrock Classic" with 58 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget and 48 Micro Sprint drivers set to go at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Ill. on March 9. The midget field includes two past "Shamrock Classic" winners in Justin Grant (2017) and Logan Seavey (2018). Seavey used the victory to springboard him toward a USAC National Midget championship a year ago and is one of three…

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$50 GRAND BONUS UP FOR GRABS AT SHAMROCK CLASSIC

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$50 GRAND BONUS UP FOR GRABS AT SHAMROCK CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2019)………Who's going all-in this Saturday night when a hefty payday of $50,000 is up for grabs in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Factory Canopies "Shamrock Classic" at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin? The Factory Canopies "Pot of Gold" Challenge will provide the top-four drivers in passing points throughout the night an opportunity to pad their wallets with a $50,000 bonus. Following the heats and qualifying races, if the top driver in passing points turns down…

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Short Track Super Series & All-Tech Raceway Announce Partnership for February 2020 ‘Sunshine Swing’

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Short Track Super Series & All-Tech Raceway Announce Partnership for February 2020 ‘Sunshine Swing’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, welcome to Florida. For the first time ever, the Short Track Super Series will venture to the Sunshine State in 2020. Series director Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC and Wendell Durrance, promoter of All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., have reached an agreement for both the STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman to compete at the half-mile oval next…

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USAC CHAMPS SEAVEY, SUNSHINE, WINDOM ENTER SHAMROCK AS CAR COUNT NEARS 60

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USAC CHAMPS SEAVEY, SUNSHINE, WINDOM ENTER SHAMROCK AS CAR COUNT NEARS 60 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Jim Murdoch/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois (March 4, 2019)………Three more USAC National champs - Logan Seavey, Tyler Courtney and Chris Windom, have entered the fray for this Saturday's Factory Canopies "Shamrock Classic" USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series race on March 9 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, where the car count has exploded to close to 60 entries for the fourth annual event. Seavey, the defending USAC National Midget champ from Sutter, Calif., returns as the…

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Central NY Chevy Dealers to Present the Chevy Pavilion at Weedsport Speedway

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Central NY Chevy Dealers to Present the Chevy Pavilion at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (March 4, 2019) – Central NY Chevy Dealers are set to join Weedsport Speedway’s family of partners, presenting the Weedsport Speedway Chevy Pavilion. The Chevy Pavilion is an integral component of the overall track atmosphere at Weedsport Speedway, housing the speedway’s main concession stands as well as the popular ‘Sunday’s Ice Cream Parlor’ and the ‘Grind House’, featuring a variety of gourmet brewed coffee and baked goods. Weedsport Speedway’s concession menu continues to be hailed as one…

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Kyle Larson’s Rookie Macedo Taking Aim at His Native California Bullrings

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Kyle Larson’s Rookie Macedo Taking Aim at His Native California Bullrings World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Cars Begin March Through Golden State on Friday Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. — March 4, 2019 — World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series champions Daryn Pittman and Donny Schatz have solidified themselves as early favorites this season, winning three of the four races this year combined. But a new favorite may emerge during this month’s California swing. Rookie contender, and Lemoore, Calif. native, Carson Macedo has put together an impressive start to the season…

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DIRTcar Northeast’s Multi-Car Display Set to Wow Syracuse Motorsports Expo Crowds

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DIRTcar Northeast’s Multi-Car Display Set to Wow Syracuse Motorsports Expo Crowds Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series CONCORD, NC - On March 9-10, 2019, DIRTcar Northeast is set to have a huge presence at the 33rd Annual Syracuse Motorsports Expo. Taking center stage are the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series. Officials will be on hand to answer questions and discuss your favorite DIRTcar Northeast racing moments. With the season about to begin, on Saturday, April 13 with a NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Qualifier and $10,000 on the line at Can-Am Speedway, the buzz around the Super DIRTcar…

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Setting The Stage: Whelen Modified Tour Ready For 35th Season

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Setting The Stage: Whelen Modified Tour Ready For 35th Season Story By: KYLE SOUZA/NWMT Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com New Faces in New Places; Growing List of Rising Rookies, New Track Additions & Incoming Pole Award Sponsor Headline 2019 Whelen Modified Tour Season DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Five months after Justin Bonsignore clinched his first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship, his title defense is set to commence. Bonsignore leads a stout group of drivers into the 35th season of Whelen Modified Tour action — but he’s far from the only storyline heading into the newest campaign. As always, a fresh list of…

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Logano wins at Las Vegas; Team Penske goes 1-2

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Logano wins at Las Vegas; Team Penske goes 1-2 Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR LAS VEGAS – It was a victory for Joey Logano. It was a victory for Team Penske. It was a victory for NASCAR’s new higher-downforce, lower-horsepower competition package, which debuted in full flower Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In a pitched battle between teammates, Logano held off Brad Keselowski on the final lap of the Pennzoil 400 to score the second straight victory for Team Penske and the second straight for the new Ford Mustang, which was introduced into the Monster Energy…

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LONG TIME OPEN WHEEL FAVORITE LOU CICCONI, JR. LOOKS TO GET BACK IN THE WINNERS’ CIRCLE IN SYRACUSE INDOOR RACES MARCH 8-9

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LONG TIME OPEN WHEEL FAVORITE LOU CICCONI, JR. LOOKS TO GET BACK IN THE WINNERS’ CIRCLE IN SYRACUSE INDOOR RACES MARCH 8-9 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY March 4, 2019 . . . When the Indoor Auto Racing Series TQ Midget drivers take their first green flag over the March 8-9 weekend inside the new Exposition Center on the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, Lou Cicconi, Jr., will rank among the favorites. Cicconi, of Aston, PA, brings into the Syracuse event sponsored by RPM Raceway a singular distinction among all 58 entrants.…

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Champions Honored and Legends Enshrined at Annual Awards Banquet

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Champions Honored and Legends Enshrined at Annual Awards Banquet Story By: Lernerville Speedway Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Sarver, PA (March 3, 2019)……. Four champions were crowned for their tremendous seasons and four very deserving drivers were enshrined in the Lernerville Speedway Hall of Fame on Saturday night at the annual awards banquet. It was a night for honoring achievements and saluting great careers. A staggering amount of skill could be found at the head table as the four champions on hand have now won a combined 13 titles between them and managed to take 25 feature victories total as a…

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After Confidence Building Thunder Mountain Victory, Danny Creeden Aims for 2019 Short Track Super Series Success

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After Confidence Building Thunder Mountain Victory, Danny Creeden Aims for 2019 Short Track Super Series Success Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WURTSBORO, NY – One race can make a season. Just ask Danny Creeden. A supporter of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco since the series’ inception in 2014, Creeden was admittedly off his typical mark last season. Then, came the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ in September. When the STSS climbed Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y., Creeden had both luck and speed. Despite a right-rear American Racer tire that…

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