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THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THE THIRD ANNUAL KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS

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THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THE THIRD ANNUAL KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com One of the biggest weekends of racing is quickly approaching as the Bridgeport Speedway prepares for the third running of the King of the Big Blocks, sponsored by K&A Excavating. This two day event has become a highlight of the Big Block Modified season. The Bridgeport Speedway management team introduced this event in September of 2016. Since most of the big races at this time of the year are geared toward the Small Block Modifieds, the…

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PAUCH AND LINEMAN RECORD WINS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S LEGENDS OF THE FALL

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PAUCH AND LINEMAN RECORD WINS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S LEGENDS OF THE FALL Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff New Egypt, NJ (September 23, 2018) - At New Egypt Speedway's Legends of the Fall, Billy Pauch Jr. took home the $7500 check after recording the win in the Modified feature. Bob Lineman Jr. topped the field in the Crate vs. Sportsman main event. As the 75-lap Modified feature began, Billy Pauch Jr. motored to the front from his third place starting spot with Jeff Strunk grabbing second. On the second circuit, the first caution of…

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FULLER TAKES IMPRESSIVE WIN AT FONDA IN “THE JACK”

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FULLER TAKES IMPRESSIVE WIN AT FONDA IN “THE JACK” Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Saturday evening at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway, the pit area was filled to capacity, actually overloaded with race cars for a five division racing program on day two of Thunder Along the Mohawk weekend 2018. With the grandstand filled to capacity and many fans in the bleacher areas as well it was truly a fitting way to honor legendary Fonda Speedway driver Jumpin’ Jack Johnson with a tribute to him simply called “The Jack”. Making it…

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LAUREIGH WINS SPORTSMAN, MAJEK CASHES TO FACTORY WIN AT WALL SATURDAY

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LAUREIGH WINS SPORTSMAN, MAJEK CASHES TO FACTORY WIN AT WALL SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Jonathan Laureigh of Lanoka Harbor recovered from what has been a disappointing 2018 All American Auto Group Racing Series to win the 25-lap main event for the Center State Engineering Sportsman cars Saturday night at Wall Stadium Speedway. Tim Majek of Scott Plains also had a night to remember as he won his career first 25-lap race for the O'Shea's Auto Repair Factory Stocks and crashed just past the finish line. Laureigh was an early…

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Brad Sweet Tames Lernerville for Exciting Commonwealth Clash Victory

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Brad Sweet Tames Lernerville for Exciting Commonwealth Clash Victory Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com SARVER, PA – September 23, 2018 - Brad Sweet’s fantastic 2018 season continued Saturday night at Lernerville Speedway when he passed Donny Schatz on Lap 28 to become the fourth and final different leader of the 2018 Commonwealth Clash for his eighth win on the year. Schatz settled for second with former Lernerville track champion Tim Shaffer completing the podium. Daryn Pittman won the Sears Craftsman Dash to earn the pole for the 35-Lap Feature, alongside Tim Shaffer. Pittman jumped out to the early…

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LEARY LEAVES NOTHING ON THE TABLE IN ELDORA SILVER CROWN VICTORY

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LEARY LEAVES NOTHING ON THE TABLE IN ELDORA SILVER CROWN VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........C.J. Leary felt he gave one away earlier Saturday night in the USAC Sprint Car portion of the 37th "4-Crown Nationals" at Eldora Speedway. When the time came for him to set foot in his USAC Silver Crown car for the season finale, he made it his life's mission to not let another golden opportunity slip through his fingers. "The top was so treacherous, I kept making little mistakes and throwing the right front into it,"…

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Tim Fuller Wins “The Jack” for Guaranteed 12th Place Starting Position at NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Tim Fuller Wins “The Jack” for Guaranteed 12th Place Starting Position at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – September 22, 2018 – Tim Fuller goes back-to-back in Super DIRTcar Series Feature events after winning “The Jack” at Fonda Speedway. For Fuller, his Mohawk Int’l Raceway victory was sweet, but clinching a guaranteed 12th place starting position at the Billy Whitaker Cars & Trux 200 NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week finale is sweeter. NASCAR Camping World Truck Championship contender Stewart Friesen lead a majority of the laps, but failed…

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SWANSON REWRITES THE RECORD BOOKS ON WAY TO 4TH SILVER CROWN DRIVING TITLE

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SWANSON REWRITES THE RECORD BOOKS ON WAY TO 4TH SILVER CROWN DRIVING TITLE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........Unprecedented is a word you don't hear that often in racing that much. After all, if you've been around for a while, you see records that may seem untouchable, or so many of us thought. When Kody Swanson and the DePalma Motorsports teamed up in 2013, they basically created their own record book, one of which Silver Crown participants will be chasing for years and years. Saturday night at Eldora Speedway, Swanson completed his…

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SUNSHINE STRIKES 10 WITH ELDORA SPRINT WIN

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SUNSHINE STRIKES 10 WITH ELDORA SPRINT WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........To get to double-digits in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car win column, you must win at Eldora Speedway. Maybe it's an omen, a harbinger or what have you, but history tells us as much. Courtney reiterated that fact Saturday night during the 37th running of the "4-Crown Nationals" presented by NKT.TV, marking just the tenth occasion a driver has reached at least 10 series wins in a season and the 10th of those select drivers in that club to…

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COURTNEY CHARGES TO MIDGET SCORE AT ELDORA

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COURTNEY CHARGES TO MIDGET SCORE AT ELDORA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........Tyler Courtney picked up right where he left the "4-Crown Nationals" stage one year ago, following up a walk-off homer in the Silver Crown race last year with a dominating performance in the USAC P1 Insurance National Midget event Saturday night at Eldora Speedway. The Indianapolis, Ind. native set the tone early, recording quick time in time trials, winning his heat and then leading the final 16 laps to capture the victory worth $5000 in his Clauson-Marshall Racing/Driven 2 Save…

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Mother Nature stays away from the track and Chris Madden’s effort to win his first Late Model National Open

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Mother Nature stays away from the track and Chris Madden's effort to win his first Late Model National Open Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SELINSGROVE, PA - Sept. 22, 2018 - The track was fast and the time was right for Chris “Smokey” Madden on Saturday night at the Selinsgrove Speedway for the 20th running of the Late Model National Open, as he picked up his eighth win of 2018 and 24th career all-time with the World of Outlaws. Re-drawing the outside pole after winning his heat race, Madden took control of the Sears Craftsman Feature on…

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Bell Gains Upper Hand in NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff Victory at Richmond

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  Christopher Bell Gains Upper Hand in NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff Victory at Richmond Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR RICHMOND, Va. – A short run at the end of Friday night’s GoBowling.com 250 was just what pole winner Christopher Bell needed to charge into the second round of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs. In a race that saw regular-season champion Justin Allgaier end his night with a hard crash into the Turn 3 wall with 24 laps left, and in a race that saw Dale Earnhardt Jr. lead the most laps in his only scheduled race of…

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Duane Howard & Josh Weller Lead Georgetown Speedway Friday Night ‘September Showdown’ Victors

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  Duane Howard & Josh Weller Lead Georgetown Speedway Friday Night 'September Showdown' Victors; 124 Race Cars Fill Pit Area Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – With a jam-packed grandstand looking on, Duane Howard (Sunoco Modified) and Josh Weller (Capitol Renegade United Racing Club) headlined Friday night’s ‘September Showdown’ winners at Georgetown Speedway. Oley, Pa.’s Howard took home $3,000 for his second big-block/small-block Modified triumph of the season in the 30-lap event, while Weller annexed the URC Sprint Car event, run as a 27-lap feature in honor of Sprint Car legend Greg Hodnett, who…

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Brent Marks Caps Emotional Evening with Thrilling Eldora Triumph

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Brent Marks Caps Emotional Evening with Thrilling Eldora Triumph Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Paul Arch ROSSBURG, OH - September 21, 2018 — On an emotional night at one of the most famous dirt tracks in the world, Brent Marks won a thrilling race, passing fellow Central Pennsylvania Outlaw Logan Schuchart for the lead on Lap 23 and holding off a furious charge from 13th-starting Dave Blaney, Schuchart and 23rd-starting Greg Wilson. It was Marks' third career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory and first at the historic Eldora Speedway. Marks dedicated the win to Greg Hodnett,…

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Stewart Friesen Fights off Competition for DIRTcar 358 Modified Win

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Stewart Friesen Fights off Competition for DIRTcar 358 Modified Win Story By: Joe Grabianoski/Super DIRTcar Series FONDA, NY – September 21, 2018 – Stewart Friesen found himself in a familiar place on Friday, Victory Lane at Fonda Speedway. However, this win was a little different from any of the others. This time Stewart Friesen picked up his first career DIRTcar 358 Modified tour win. Friesen passed Bobby Varin midway through the race and successfully fended off Varin’s challenges. Varin finished second while veteran driver Pat Ward crossed the finish line in third place. With a time-limit set by Mother Nature,…

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SECOND ANNUAL TRENTON INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS MICRO ENTRIES TOP 100

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SECOND ANNUAL TRENTON INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS MICRO ENTRIES TOP 100; JUST 20 SPOTS OPEN; TICKETS ON SALE FOR NEWLY ADDED THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13 RACE NIGHT Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ September 21, 2018 . . . The phenomenon that is the Trenton Indoor Dirt Nationals just keeps on getting bigger with over 100 of the 600cc wingless Micro Sprint entries already confirmed for the expanded three days of racing. The second annual event, sponsored by Oliver Communications Group, Hoosier Racing Tires, and VP Racing Fuels will again be held at the…

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TROY TALMAN LOOKS TO GRAB FIRST WIN AT SUNOCO WORLD SERIES

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TROY TALMAN LOOKS TO GRAB FIRST WIN AT SUNOCO WORLD SERIES STORY BY: KYLE SOUZA/TSMP THOMPSON, Conn. – With just one race remaining in the 2018 Sunoco Modified championship chase, Keith Rocco has a 48-point lead and will likely seal the championship by starting the season finale at the 56thannual Sunoco World Series. But right behind Rocco, Troy Talman has put together a consistent season filled with top five finishes. Talman, a native of Oxford, Massachusetts, has finished inside the top five in all but one race this season with a best finish of third as part of Icebreaker weekend.…

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World of Outlaws to Make Second Appearance at Terre Haute in 12 Years

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World of Outlaws to Make Second Appearance at Terre Haute in 12 Years Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 19, 2018 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will make its second appearance this decade at the famous Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, IN on Saturday, October 13. The Greatest Show on Dirt will flex its muscles in the heart of non-wing country with the running of the Wabash Classic. The historic Terre Haute Action Track was on the 1980 World of Outlaws schedule, when Rickey Hood claimed the inaugural…

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The “Thunder Rolls” This Sunday Night (Sept. 23) As Short Track Super Series Invades Thunder Mountain Speedway

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  The “Thunder Rolls” This Sunday Night (Sept. 23) As Short Track Super Series Invades Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – The ‘thunder rolls’ this Sunday, September 23. After rain nixed the first shot in May, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds make their first appearance of the season this Sunday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y. A payout totaling $25,000-plus awaits the ground-pounding STSS Modifieds for 50 laps at the fifth running of ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ at the…

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39th Annual Jackson 100 This Weekend

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39th Annual Jackson 100 This Weekend Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (September 19, 2018) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will converge in Brownstown, Ind. on Friday and Saturday for the 39th edition of the historic, Jackson 100. The festivities will kick off on Friday, September 21st with Hot Laps and Miller Welders Time Trials for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Racing action on Friday night will also include the 6th Annual Bowman 50, which pays $2,000 to win for Indiana Pro Late Models, as well as a complete…

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Reserved Seating, Camping Still Available for Weedsport’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off on Wednesday, October 3

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Reserved Seating, Camping Still Available for Weedsport’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off on Wednesday, October 3 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 19, 2018) –The 47th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week will take place throughout Central New York from October 3-7 with the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds attacking the Weedsport Speedway oval on Wednesday, October 3 for the St. Lawrence Radiology 100. Reserved seating and camping are still available for the kick-off to racing’s biggest party by visiting www.weedsportspeedway.com. Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party, presented by Ferris Industries, will start pre-race as…

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The Fulton Speedway Thanks SUNY Canton For Their Decade Of Support Of The Outlaw 200 Weekend

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The Fulton Speedway Thanks SUNY Canton For Their Decade Of Support Of The Outlaw 200 Weekend Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – Less than two weeks it’s one of the crown jewels in Northeast Motorsports, the Fulton Speedway 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on September 28-29. Even though the Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend partnership with SUNY Canton is ending, this is a time for celebration. For their decade of unwavering support, SUNY Canton’s Michael Perry (Executive Director-College Association, Inc.) has been named the grand Marshall and Brenda Winters (Controller…

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AUTOGRAPH SESSION FEATURING RACERS FROM YESTERYEAR IS SET FOR NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S LEGENDS OF THE FALL; MODIFIED NON-QUALIFIERS TO SHARE CASH VIA INSINGER PERFORMANCE

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AUTOGRAPH SESSION FEATURING RACERS FROM YESTERYEAR IS SET FOR NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S LEGENDS OF THE FALL; MODIFIED NON-QUALIFIERS TO SHARE CASH VIA INSINGER PERFORMANCE Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (September 18, 2018) - An autograph session featuring a star studded lineup of racers from yesteryear is set for New Egypt Speedway's Legends of the Fall to be held on Saturday, September 22. Ken Brenn Sr., Ken Brenn Jr., Gil Hearne, Tony Siscone, John Megill, Artie Fillbrunn, Johnny Leach, Bobby Rossell, Lou Farina, Larry Patterson, Dean Gulick, Scott Kania, Sammy…

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Bicknell Racing Products Again A Major Player At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend

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  Bicknell Racing Products Again A Major Player At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend September 28-29; Tickets And Weekend Schedule Available Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Bicknell Racing Products out of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, will once again be stepping up in a big way for the Modified and Sportsman teams during the 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton at the Fulton Speedway on Friday & Saturday, September 28-29. Bicknell Racing Products is your one stop place where they provide the winning edge in the racing industry from chassis,…

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Brad Keselowski wins a Vegas race that trips up most Playoff contenders

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Brad Keselowski wins a Vegas race that trips up most Playoff contenders Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR LAS VEGAS – In a war of attrition that caused a multitude of problems for the majority of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff contenders, Brad Keselowski emerged unscathed with his third straight victory in the series and the 500th triumph for Team Penske in all forms of racing combined. Sunday’s South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the Playoff opener for NASCAR’s foremost series, went to overtime, lasting five laps longer than the scheduled 267. But Keselowski held…

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McDougal TO MAKE SILVER CROWN DEBUT FOR DYSON AT ELDORA

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McDougal TO MAKE SILVER CROWN DEBUT FOR DYSON AT ELDORA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Rossburg, Ohio.........Jason McDougal has been tabbed as the driver for the Chris Dyson Racing No. 9 when the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series arrives at Eldora Speedway September 21-22 for the 37th running of the "4-Crown Nationals" presented by NKT.TV. Dyson, a two-time American LeMans Series champ, has been a frequent competitor with USAC in 2018, serving a dual role as both a car owner and driver. In June, his USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car won the "Eastern Storm" finale at New…

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21ST ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM OFFERS $5,000 TO WIN, $1,000 FOR TENTH AND $500 TO TAKE THE GREEN

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  21ST ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM OFFERS $5,000 TO WIN, $1,000 FOR TENTH AND $500 TO TAKE THE GREEN HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY TO CLOSE OUT THUNDER SERIES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 13 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (September 16, 2018) . . . . Trick or Treat, Halloween Ghostly Ghouls, and a witches cauldron will hover under a full moon on Saturday night, October 13 when the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presents the House of Thunder Halloween Party at the Grandview Speedway. A Spooktacular event returns…

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Owens Conquers Late Model Knoxville Nationals

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Owens Conquers Late Model Knoxville Nationals Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, IOWA (September 15, 2018) - Three-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series champion walked away with a $40,000 check after ruling the 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store. Owens took the lead on lap 41 from Brandon Sheppard and held off a charging Bobby Pierce to score his first Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals victory. Don O'Neal fought off a late-race challenge from Josh Richards to finish second. Richards came home in third, followed by Scott Bloomquist and…

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DUPREE DRIVES INTO VICTORY LANE AS LINEMAN IS CROWNED HAMMER SPORTSMAN CHAMPION AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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  DUPREE DRIVES INTO VICTORY LANE AS LINEMAN IS CROWNED HAMMER SPORTSMAN CHAMPION AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (September 16, 2018) - At New Egypt Speedway's Championship Night presented by the United States Air Force, Will Dupree scored the win in the Hammer Sportsman feature as Bob Lineman Jr. was crowned the 2018 division champion. In the Crate Modified class, Joe Toth topped the field while Kyle Kania won the points title. Lee Nardelli took the checkered flag in the main event for the Larry's…

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HOWARD EARNS MORE THAN $25K WINNING HIS FIRST GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT FEATURE RACE OF THE SEASON

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HOWARD EARNS MORE THAN $25K WINNING HIS FIRST GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT FEATURE RACE OF THE SEASON, THE 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. September 16,2018 . . . Duane Howard, behind the wheel of the Norm Hansell owned Norm’s Save Station No. 357, has had his share of problems throughout the 2018 season on Saturday nights at Grandview Speedway, but the team never gave up. They continued to try different venues to put the Carroll Hine powered mount in Grandview’s Saturday night victory lane – a place he had not stood…

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Ross Chastain scores career-changing victory at Las Vegas

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Ross Chastain scores career-changing victory at Las Vegas Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: NASCAR/Getty Images LAS VEGAS – Two weeks ago at Darlington, Ross Chastain showcased his potential in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, leading 90 laps before falling out of the race in a dust-up with veteran Kevin Harvick. In Saturday’s DC Solar 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his second trip in Ganassi’s car, Chastain closed the deal, surviving three restarts in the final 20 laps to earn his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in his 132nd start. Chastain led 180 of 200 laps and…

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Eliason Gets Second Career Outlaw Win at Calistoga

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Eliason Gets Second Career Outlaw Win at Calistoga Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro/DB3 CALISTOGA, CA – September 15, 2018 – An opportune Yellow Flag allowed Cory Eliason to officially lead all 25 laps Saturday night at Calistoga Speedway for his second career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory. Donny Schatz took the lead off of turn four coming to the White Flag, but the caution negated the pass, forcing Schatz to be relegated back to second, where he finished. Logan Schuchart finished third, his second podium in as many nights at Calistoga. Eliason won the…

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Tim Fuller Wins 100-lap Thriller at Mohawk Int’l Raceway After Starting Seventh

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Tim Fuller Wins 100-lap Thriller at Mohawk Int’l Raceway After Starting Seventh Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Joe Grabianowski & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com AKWESASNE, NY – September 16, 2018 – In a seesaw battle at the front, Tim Fuller proved his dominance at Mohawk International Speedway for the tenth time in 2018. The win is his first with the Super DIRTcar Series in 2018 and a record-extending tenth at MIR. Fuller becomes the second driver in history to sweep the 358 Modified and Big-Block Modified portions of the Mohawk Nationals. Mat Williamson put up a stout fight against…

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THOMAS EMERGES FROM THE WRECKAGE TO CELEBRATE 3RD HAUBSTADT HUSTLER WIN

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THOMAS EMERGES FROM THE WRECKAGE TO CELEBRATE 3RD HAUBSTADT HUSTLER WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Neil Cavanaugh/USAC Racing Haubstadt, Indiana.........An unprecedented accomplishment deserves an unprecedented celebration in Kevin Thomas, Jr.'s book. Just moments after taking the checkered flag to become the first three-time winner of the "Haubstadt Hustler" at Tri-State Speedway, Thomas found himself sandwiched between a pile of racecars in turn one with heavy damage to the front end of his Dynamics, Inc./Mean Green - Jonathan Byrd/DRC/Speedway Chevy. If it had been one lap earlier, it would've been a devastating heartbreaker for the Cullman,…

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The World of Outlaws World Finals Are Coming!

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The World of Outlaws World Finals Are Coming! Only six races remain on the schedule, but the action is far from over as the Series prepares for Charlotte Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 15, 2018 - It’s been a long and grueling season for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models, traveling to 28 tracks across 18 different states for a total of 36 races. Of the 49 events on the official Series schedule, seven were cancelled by inclement weather or scheduling conflicts, 36 have been completed and only six remain. The Series…

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Duel at the Demon 100

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Duel at the Demon 100 Story By: Joe Grabianoski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - September 14, 2018 – A driver’s fate in dirt racing is often decided by a thin membrane of rubber, a drop of racing fuel, or even one final lap. As fate would have it, Matt Sheppard made the winning moving on the very last lap over Pat Ward, who had galloped away from the field most of the night at Brewerton Speedway. Sheppard motored his no. 9s Big-Block Modified into turn 3, beneath the lapped traffic, and swept…

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Daryn Pittman Scores 8th Win of 2018 in Dramatic Fashion at Calistoga

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Daryn Pittman Scores 8th Win of 2018 in Dramatic Fashion at Calistoga Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro/DB3 CALISTOGA, CA – September 14, 2018 – Daryn Pittman held off Logan Schuchart by a car-length to win his 8th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of 2018 Friday night at Calistoga Speedway. Pittman led all 25 laps but shredded a right rear immediately after the checkered and limped his Kasey Kahne Racing No.9 to the scales and to Victory Lane. Schuchart settled for second, just 0.133 seconds behind Pittman, with Rico Abreu completing the podium. Daryn Pittman…

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Sheppard Romps from Nineteenth to Win at Knoxville

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Sheppard Romps from Nineteenth to Win at Knoxville Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, IOWA (September 14, 2018) - From nineteenth on the grid, Brandon Sheppard charged through the field to win Friday night's portion of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store. Sheppard used a late-race restart to take the top spot from Frank Heckenast Jr. and then sprinted away for his fifth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of 2018 and his first-ever win at Knoxville. Heckenast led from the onset of the 25-lap main event as he looked for…

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Carson Macedo on top at Outlaw Speedway

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Carson Macedo on top at Outlaw Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, N.Y. (September 14, 2018) - Lemoore, California’s Carson Macedo has certainly become fond of the state of New York, now with three Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victories in the Empire State, his third of the year accomplished in fantastic fashion during action at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee on Friday evening. Macedo, driver of the familiar Gaerte/Norman No. 3G, earned his trip to victory lane with less than two circuits remaining, utilizing a slide job through turns three…

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RJ Sweet In KoD Small Block Affair

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RJ Sweet In KoD Small Block Affair Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA – What’s the difference between a fourth-place car and a first-place car? The sweet spot. Ronnie Johnson found that sweet spot Friday night, rocketing out of his seventh starting spot to win the 40-lap King of Dirt 358 Series Small Block Nationals that brought the curtain down on the 2018 racing season on Albany-Saratoga speedway. Johnson took the lead away from front-row starter Bobby Varin on lap 13 and held off a late challenge from Marc Johnson to record his fourth victory of…

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BACON POURS IT ON IN HURTUBISE CLASSIC VICTORY

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BACON POURS IT ON IN HURTUBISE CLASSIC VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Terre Haute, Indiana.........It's certainly been a whirlwind week-plus of highs for Brady Bacon. Last Thursday, he picked up a victory worth $15,000 in the BC39 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On Monday, he became a father for the third time with the birth of daughter, Linley. And Friday, he hit the jackpot once again, winning his second career "Jim Hurtubise Classic" USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature at the Terre Haute Action Track. "They say when it rains, it pours,…

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Grant Enfinger gets breakthrough NASCAR Truck Series win at Las Vegas

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Grant Enfinger gets breakthrough NASCAR Truck Series win at Las Vegas Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR LAS VEGAS – It took three overtimes for Grant Enfinger to get his first victory of the season, with a win that represented a giant leap in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs. In the second race of the postseason, Enfinger went from eighth in the Playoff standings to a guaranteed berth in the second round when he held off charging Johnny Sauter in the third overtime to win the World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway by…

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Erik Jones takes the pole for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff opener

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Erik Jones takes the pole for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoff opener Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR LAS VEGAS – Before Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Erik Jones considered himself a sleeper entering the first race of the Playoffs. That was before the driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota announced his presence by winning the pole for Sunday’s opening postseason race, the South Point 400. Jones toured the 1.5-mile intermediate speedway in 28.705 seconds (188.121 mph) to earn his first Busch Pole Award of the…

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CONTINGENCY BONUSES AND NEW RULES FOR THE MODIFIEDS BUILD EXCITEMENT FOR NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S LEGENDS OF THE FALL

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CONTINGENCY BONUSES AND NEW RULES FOR THE MODIFIEDS BUILD EXCITEMENT FOR NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S LEGENDS OF THE FALL Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (September 14, 2018) - With a sizeable amount of contingency bonuses and new rules, excitement is building for New Egypt Speedway's Legends of the Fall. Slated for Saturday, September 22, this second annual event will award a cool $7500 to the victor of the 75-lap Modified event with $500 to start the contest. In addition, the racing program will be rounded out by a 35-lap affair featuring the Crate…

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Tyler Erb Triumps at Knoxville

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Tyler Erb Triumphs at Knoxville Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, IOWA (September 13, 2018) - Tyler Erb scored his first career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win on Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway. The 21-year-old Texan took the lead from Mason Zeigler with eight laps to go to become the eighteenth different winner on the series tour in 2018. Earl Pearson Jr. passed Chad Simpson on the final lap to finish in second. Jimmy Owens finished in fourth followed by Frank Heckenast Jr. Zeigler, who leads the Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year chase, led the…

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American Racer Cup Match Races Return To Short Track SuperNationals Oct. 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway

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American Racer Cup Match Races Return To Short Track SuperNationals Oct. 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – The American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco came to a dramatic conclusion for 2018 on Labor Day weekend. Now, it’s time to let the champions battle head-to-head. American Racer Cup Match Races return as an attraction during American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 11 Friday-Saturday October 5-6 at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y. The one-on-one events made their debut during the 2017 Short Track SuperNationals at Afton (N.Y.) Motorsports Park…

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GUARANTEED STARTERS ANNOUNCED FOR 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW

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GUARANTEED STARTERS ANNOUNCED FOR 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 13, 2018 . . . One of the rewards of winning the NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modified title at Grandview Speedway is that in addition to cash and prestige there is the guaranteed starting spot in the 48th Annual Freedom 76 taking place on Saturday, September 15th. Mike Gular is the new and first time Modified title winner and he will have a guaranteed starting spot in the race that rewards the winner with $25K plus lap money. Gular…

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Brad Sweet Masters Lapped Traffic En Route to $20,000 Placerville Victory

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Brad Sweet Masters Lapped Traffic En Route to $20,000 Placerville Victory Story By: Anthony Corini/Woo Photo By: Tim Aylwin/WoO PLACERVILLE, CA – September 12, 2018 – Brad Sweet passed Rico Abreu on Lap 8, was masterful through heavy lapped traffic, and held off Sheldon Haudenschild in a Green-White-Checkered finish to win the 49er Gold Rush Classic Presented by Riebes NAPA Auto Parts at Placerville Speedway. The win was Sweet’s 7th of the season and worth $20,000. Haudenschild kept the fans on the edge of their seat and came home second with local Andy Forsberg, who scored $2000 for setting Quick…

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SPRINTS, SPORTSMAN AND MODIFIEDS AT GRANDVIEW FRIDAY NIGHT; $25K TO WIN 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 ON SATURDAY

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SPRINTS, SPORTSMAN AND MODIFIEDS AT GRANDVIEW FRIDAY NIGHT; $25K TO WIN 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 ON SATURDAY; AUTOGRAPH AND PHOTO SESSIONS ANNOUNCED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 13, 2018 . . . The excitement continues to build for two big nights of auto racing action at Grandview Speedway this weekend topped by the 48th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic that rewards the winner with $25, 000 plus lap money on Saturday night. The weekend kicks off with the action packed Freedom 38 for Sportsman stock cars paying the winner of the 38-lapper $1,500.…

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DELPHI DEMOLITION JOINS MASS AS CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT SPONSOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH AT GRANDVIEW

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DELPHI DEMOLITION JOINS AS CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT RACE SPONSOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY; $500 TO WIN, $165 TO START --PLUS!-- $250 IN LAP MONEY! Story By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA - With the 2018 season winding down to a close with a heated points battle finally coming to an end this Friday, September 14th at Grandview Speedway, the Delaware Auto Exchange Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series has partnered with Sewell, NJ's Delphi Contracting & Demolition to raise the stakes on Championship Night! Delphi Contracting has upped the purse an extra $1000, making it $500 to win…

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