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Mahoning Valley Speedway June 10 Advance

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Mahoning Valley Speedway Moves to Summer Start Time Schedule This Saturday To 7:00 pm    Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM   LEHIGHTON, PA. -June 7, 2017-  Beginning this Saturday evening, June 10, Mahoning Valley Speedway will begin its summer start time of 7:00 pm. The 7:00 pm start will run through August 26 and then switch back to the 6:00 pm go time for the remainder of the season. On the card for this week will be a regular six division program of Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s…

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Lancaster Speedway Re-sets For Mid Week Event

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LANCASTER RESCHEDULES RAINED OUT MAY 6 PROGRAM FOR MAY 25 Press Release By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -May 9, 2017- Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway officials announced on Monday that the rained out X-Press Signs Stock Car Series program from May 6 has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 25 at 7 p.m. "We owe it to our competitors and their sponsors to give them every opportunity to race as much as possible each season," said Tim Packman, Track President. "We can't control Mother Nature, but we can control the calendar…

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Lancaster Cancels Weekend Events

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WET WEATHER FORCES LANCASTER TO POSTPONE WEEKEND EVENTS Press Release By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -May 5, 2017 - Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway has postponed all motorsports events for this upcoming weekend due to the heavy rains that have fallen at the facility earlier in the week combined with the additional rain and cold temperatures that are being forecasted for this weekend. The wet weather that blanketed the Western New York area earlier this week left the facility water-logged with the parking lot and pit areas especially saturated. Any additional…

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Beers Brews A Winner At Mahoning Valley

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Eric Beers Masters His way to 75-lap Mahoning Modified Win; Mike Sweeney Stays Undefeated in Late Models Story By: DINO OBERTO / MAHAONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. -April 30, 2017- After somewhat of a slow start to the 2017 season, defending Mahoning Valley Speedway Modified track champion Eric Beers got back to his winning ways and it couldn’t have come at a better time as the “Master of Faster” showed his trademark grace and style in notching the first place tally in the extra distance 75-lap event that. With the change to American…

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JANKOWIAK CLAIMS FIRST LANCASTER MODIFIED WIN IN RoC FANS IN THE STANDS 75

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Gullo, Sharpe and Anasiewicz Score Victories Story By: DAN BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. - April 30, 2017 – The home of Modified racing in Western New York delivered another memorable moment on Saturday evening as Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, N.Y. won the Fans in the Stands 75 at Lancaster National Speedway in the opening round of the Race of Champions Modified Series. It was his first ever Modified win at Lancaster. In X-Press Signs Stock Car Series support division action, Tim Gullo of Elmira, N.Y. won the Race of Champions Super…

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Modifieds Headline This Weeks Mahoning Valley Action

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Plenty Of Pavement Pounding Action Set For Mahoning Valley Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. - April 25, 2017- This coming Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30, there will be plenty of pavement pounding going on Mahoning Valley Speedway. Saturday will be the first big show for the Modifieds as the headline class will be racing for a $2500 first place prize and going a distance of 75 laps. Joining the Modifieds will be all regular track classes which include Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and…

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Wall Stadium Title Chase Goes Green This Saturday

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5 OF 6 WALL STADIUM CHAMPS WILL DEFEND TITLES AT SATURDAY’S (APRIL 22) SEASON OPENER Story By: JEFF GRAVETT / WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JJ LANE / RACERSGUIDE.COM WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. - April 18, 2017- Five of the six Wall Stadium Speedway 2016 stock car driving champions will defend their titles when the third mile high banked paved oval opens its 67th anniversary season this Saturday night (April 22). Grandstand seating will open at 5:00 p.m. with qualifying slated for 5:45 p.m. and the first main event planned for 7:00 p.m. The Freehold Ford Modifieds are set for…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway Ready To Get Started

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Mahoning Valley Speedway Kick Starts 2017 Season This Saturday Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLET SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA.- April 11, 2017- Mahoning Valley Speedway had its planned season opener postponed this past Saturday, April 8 due to excessive water that the track took on from late week rains. The popular Lehighton paved ¼-mile oval will now go with Saturday, April 15 at 6:00 pm for the commencement of 2017. The racing line-up will consist of Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks will contest in a complete…

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Gullo Motorsports Targets Victory Lane For 2017 Campaign

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Shooting for Wins: Gullo Motorsports and Ithaca Gun Company” Story & Photos By: CAROL HOUSSOCK / CHEMUNG SPEEDROME MEDIA Elmira, NY- April 11, 2017-    NY’s Arnot Mall was recently packed with beautiful dirt modifieds, 4 Cylinders, and street stocks shined up and ready to hit southern tier (NY) dirt tracks. But an interesting mix of race fans and casual shoppers huddled around the only asphalt car on display. What drew them there was the detailing on the car. What kept them there were the memories they shared, and they weren’t all related to racing. It was Tim Gullo’s sharp #37…

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Thompson Icebreaker Re-sets For April 7-9

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Thompson’s Icebreaker Postponed until April 7-9 Press Release By: JEFFREY PRICE / TSMP MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF THOMPSON, CT - March 30, 2017- With a deteriorating forecast and declining temperatures, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Officials have postponed the 43rd running of the Icebreaker to Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9.  The schedule for the weekend will remain the same, only backed up by one week. Camper drop off will be closed until Thursday, April 6, at 5pm.  Camping units that are already on the property may remain onsite through the week, however, no one will be permitted…

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Thompson Test & Tune Cancelled

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Icebreaker to Open 77th Season at Historic Short Track Press Release By: THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM THOMPSON, CT - March 24, 2017-Despite efforts to remove snow from the race track and venue grounds, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Officials were forced to cancel Saturday’s Test & Tune, as a result of remaining snow and ice. The event will not be made up, and attention now turns to the 43rd running of the Icebreaker, beginning March 31 - April 2. “Our team spent most of the week outside moving snow and preparing for Saturday. Unfortunately,…

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Sweeney Looks To Repeat As Mahoning Valley Late Model Champion

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Mike Sweeney Ready To Defend Mahoning Valley Late Model Title Story By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM NESQUEHONING, PA. - March 20, 2017- When it comes to asphalt Late Model racing throughout the Northeast, perhaps no driver can boast the kind of numbers reeled off as that of Mike Sweeney over the past two seasons. Sweeney, who hails from Nesquehoning, has collected nearly 20 feature wins with over 50% of those being top two finishes, has led more laps and over that period in his home state of Pennsylvania has sailed by…

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Ronnie Bassett Jr. Breaks Through At New Smyrna

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Ronnie Bassett Jr. Notches  His First NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Victory Sunday Night at New Smyrna Speedway. Story By: NASCAR K&N SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. –February 20, 2017-  A year after coming up just short at New Smyrna Speedway, Ronnie Bassett Jr. walked away with the Jet Tools 150 Sunday night for his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East victory. In his 40th career start, Bassett led the final 42 laps – the first laps he’s led in the series – and out-distanced runner-up Zane Smith by 3.563 seconds to win.…

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Ray Parent Going for TSMP Late Model Championship

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Ray Parent Set to Pilot Don Parsons Racing  Anytime Realty Entry Story By: TAYLOR THERRIEN / TSMP MEDIA Photos By: MIKE ROTHWELL / RACERSGUIDE.COM Thompson  Ct.- February 10, 2017- The 2017 season is shaping up to be an exciting one for Ray Parent. After winning the 2016 D. Anthony Vendetti Fall Classic at Seekonk Speedway in his No. 17 Ford Fusion Late Model, Parent decided it was time for a change of pace, with support from a new primary sponsor, Anytime Realty. Parent will be driving the No. 98 Ford Fusion Late Model for Don Parsons Racing and Anytime Realty in…

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Announces Weekly Division Realignment for 2017

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Late Models to Run Special Events; Renegades Renamed “Super Stocks” Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEST HAVEN, Vt. –December 3, 2016-  Devil’s Bowl Speedway has made some adjustments to its weekly stock car racing divisions for the 2017 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season.  The changes are the latest step in an unending process of improving the quality and entertainment value of events at both the half-mile Asphalt Track and the 3/10-mile Dirt Track at the Vermont facility, with several additional enhancements to be announced soon. While the open-wheel Sportsman…

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway to Host American-Canadian Tour Twice in 2017

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“Spring Green” Returns; All-New Event Coming on Vermont 200 Weekend Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEST HAVEN, Vt. –November 24, 2016- The traveling stock car stars of the American-Canadian Tour (ACT) will return to the Asphalt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway twice in 2017.  Having just completed its 25th season, one of the premier Late Model racing series in North America will battle in a pair of exciting events at the fast Vermont half-mile that has become a favorite of drivers and fans alike. With ACT recently releasing its 2017…

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Mike Sweeney is best in Late Models, Josh Mooney tops Street Stock field during Mahoning Valley Speedway Octoberfast

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mike Sweeney is best in Late Models, Josh Mooney tops Street Stock field during Mahoning Valley Speedway Octoberfast By DINO OBERTO (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-17-15) Mike Sweeney of Nesquehoning and Lehighton’s Josh Mooney took top honors during Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Octoberfast 2015 Late Model and Street Stock features respectively. Both events ran off in smooth quick fashion while providing an excellent amount of close-knit competition among those vying for the win. In the 60 lap Late Model feature the race got off to a rough start when Jacob Kerstetter checked up in turn four and collected Troy Bollinger and…

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Late Models and Street Stocks round off Mahoning Valley Speedway Octoberfast 2015

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Late Models and Street Stocks round off Mahoning Valley Speedway Octoberfast 2015 (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-12-15) Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Octoberfast 2015 may have a big focus on the 150 lap Modified feature with a track record $6000 to win and rightfully so. But, equally essential to the overall success that is Octoberfast is the Late Model and Street Stocks. Both classes nicely compliment the day of racing at the paved quarter mile oval in Lehighton with the same intensely close action that the Modifieds put out. Each race will pay $1500 to win and $125 to take the green.…

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Four Track Champions Will be Crowned at Sunoco World Series

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Four Track Champions Will be Crowned at Sunoco World Series (THOMPSON, CT) - The Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing presented by Xtramart at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park is the biggest short track event in the northeast. As a result, winning the event is prestigious to say the least. In each of the 4 weekly divisions it is likely a win this weekend will equate to a track championship. Xtramart Limited Sportsman The closest battle is in the Xtramart Limited Sportsman division where two of the best in speedway history are separated by only 2 points or 1…

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Darvalics’ win tops dramatic night at Desoto

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Darvalics' win tops dramatic night at Desoto Steve Darvalics from Venice came from deep in the field to take 30-lap Sportsman feature, highlighting a night of racing action that saw several dramatic finishes - and a school bus land on its side in the night's final event. Rick Reed of Punta Gorda leads from pole, but Roger Welsh grabbed the lead as the field completed the second lap. As Welsh began pulling away Chris Narramore, Brandon Morris and Steve Darvalics all battled for the second spot, with Darvalics nudging ahead of Morris on lap 7. Darvalics needed just…

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Eric Beers scores second straight Mahoning Modified win; Mike Sweeney extends win total to eight with Late Models; Ricky Yetter claims Dirt Mod title

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Dino Oberto, Media Relations:  570-401-8168   email:  dlmo@ptd.net WEBSITE: www.mahoningvalley-speedway.com Facebook at Mahoning Valley Speedway and on Twitter attwitter.com/MahoningSpeed. COMING EVENTS: Oct. 3 Bob “Heavy” Scherer Modified Memorial 100 $3500 to win…Final points all classes…Rain date Oct. 4 Oct. 10 Paid practice for Octoberfast 2015 Oct. 17 Octoberfast 2015 4:00 pm start…Modifieds 150 laps $6000 to win; Late Models 60 laps $1500 to win; Street Stocks 75 laps $1500 to win...Rain date Oct. 18 Oct. 24 Final race day 4:00 pm start…Dirt Mods, Street Stocks, Hobby Stocks, TQs, Slingshots Nov. 21 Awards Banquet Northampton Community Center, Northampton Eric…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway racers prepare for championship tune-up with next to last point race this coming Saturday

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mahoning Valley Speedway racers prepare for championship tune-up with next to last point race this coming Saturday   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 9-22-15) Saturday evening, September 26, will be the deciding race in which drivers in all six classes at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway make the final cut as to who goes into the October 3 season point finale as championship contenders. It will be a regular show featuring Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks plus the night will conclude with a Small Car Enduro. The Modified class features one of the closes title…

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Chastain, DeCaire big winners at Desoto Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Chastain, DeCaire big winners at Desoto Speedway Desoto Speedway   Chad Chastain and Troy DeCaire took home feature wins from Saturday night's Pro Truck/Winged Sprint Car twin bill at Desoto Speedway.   A nine-truck inversion of the thirty one truck field put Cory Bigley of Naples  on the pole and Chastain from Alva, third to start the 50-lap Q Auto & Injury Attoneys, Desoto Pro Truck race. At the end of the first lap Chastain got by outside polesitter for second place and took the lead from Bigley two laps later. A caution flew for Robert St. John's…

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Preece, Fearn, Membrino, Saunders, Chambrello, & Hodgdon Score September 11 First Responders Appreciation Night Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)--- Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with a First Responders Appreciation Night that recognized Fire, Police, EMS, and all First Responder personnel.  Taking down weekly feature wins on the night were Ryan Preece in the SK Modified® feature, Tom Fearn in the Late Model feature, Tony Membrino, Jr. in the SK Light feature, Al Saunders in the Ltd. Late Model feature, Nicole Chambrello in the DARE Stock feature, and Teddy Hodgdon in the Legend Cars feature. In the 40-lap SK Modified® feature event, Joey Cipriano took the early lead with…

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Kris Graver wins 4th in Mahoning Modifieds; Mike Sweeney picks up 7th victory in Late Models

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Kris Graver wins 4th in Mahoning Modifieds; Mike Sweeney picks up 7th victory in Late Models By DINO OBERTO   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 9-5-15) Kris Graver raced to his class leading fourth Modified win of the season Saturday evening at Mahoning Valley Speedway. And, with just four point races remaining it also keeps the reigning champion in the thick of a very tight championship hunt. But for Graver, another title has not been the main emphasis, rather it’s all about the wins. “When I’m able to get up front and show what my car can do obviously I can…

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Thompson Late Models Invited to Test at Stock Car Road Race Challenge

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (THOMPSON, CT) - OTB Promotions and Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) have announced the addition of four Late Model practice sessions to the Saturday schedule of the Stock Car Road Race Challenge on September 11th and 12th. Though they will not be participating in competitive laps, the sessions will give Late Model teams an ideal opportunity to test car set-up and driving techniques on the newly re-opened 1.7 mile road course at TSMP. Multi-time Late Model champion, Rick Gentes, will be among several other Late Model teams taking advantage of the practice sessions. “I don’t have any experience…

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Zane Zeiner comes from 14th to 1st for Mahoning Modified win; Jeremy Miller holds on in wild 3-wide Late Model finish

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Zane Zeiner comes from 14th to 1st for Mahoning Modified win; Jeremy Miller holds on in wild 3-wide Late Model finish By DINO OBERTO (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 8-29-15) For the second time in as many weeks Bath’s Zane Zeiner was part of Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Victory Lane. On the previous Saturday night Chip Santee was victorious thanks in part to a set-up by Zeiner. This time around it would be himself enjoying the laurels as he drove his Atlantic Sprinkler No. 76 to a decisive victory in the 35-lap contest. Coming from 14th on the grid, Zeiner made an…

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Xcel 600 Mods joins line-up of pavement pounders Saturday night at Mahoning Valley Speedway + BRCTV-13 to tape “Thunder in the Valley

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] COMING EVENTS: Aug. 22 Xcel 600 Mods + all regular divisions Aug. 29 All regular track classes + Small Car Enduro Sept. 5 Mike Krempasky Memorial Street Stock Triple 19s + all regular track classes Xcel 600 Mods joins line-up of pavement pounders Saturday night at Mahoning Valley Speedway + BRCTV-13 to tape “Thunder in the Valley”   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 8-19-15) Saturday night at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway there will be plenty of pavement pounding action taking place that includes all regular track classes of Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks…

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Championships Decided this Saturday at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Championships Decided this Saturday at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The 2015 season has been a year of ups and downs for competitors at Bowman Gray Stadium. And one week after the Madhouse celebrated its 1000th event, the season is set to conclude with one final night of action-packed racing. Burt Myers of Walnut Cove has every intention of turning on the aggression this Saturday night. He started off the season with back-to-back wins in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series and seemed in a promising position to take the championship midway through the season. He…

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Eric Beers wins battle of Mahoning Modified title contenders; Mike Sweeney by inches over Paul Koehler Jr., in Late Models

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Aug. 22 Xcel 600 Mods + all regular divisions Aug. 29 All regular track classes + Small Car Enduro Sept. 5 Mike Krempasky Memorial Street Stock Triple 19s ARSSGS Race #2, #3 & #4 + all regular track classes Eric Beers wins battle of Mahoning Modified title contenders; Mike Sweeney by inches over Paul Koehler Jr., in Late Models By DINO OBERTO   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 8-15-15) Eric Beers won his third feature of the season Saturday night at Mahoning Valley Speedway in a race that was flat out thrilling between himself and fellow title contenders Earl Paules, Don…

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Roller Coaster Ride for Myers, Ward at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Bowman Gray Stadium celebrated its historic 1000th event on Saturday, and it was fitting for the checkered that night to belong to Burt Myers – a man whose family has been active competitors at the Stadium since its early days. But the night certainly had its ups and downs for Myers. After qualifying a disappointing 12th, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove knew he would have his work cut out for him. “I screwed up qualifying. I put us in this hole,” said Myers. “I joked with my guys. They said, ‘What are you…

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Williams, Fearn, Ferrigno, Hayes, Evans, & O’Connell Score July 31st NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with a Five-Star Series event on July 31st.  Taking down NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly feature wins on the night were Ronnie Williams in the 40-lap SK Modified® feature, Tom Fearn in the Late Model feature, Joey Ferrigno in the SK Light feature, Andrew Hayes in the Limited Late Model feature, Phil Evans in the DARE Stock feature, and Devin O’Connell in the Legend Cars feature. In the 40-lap SK Modified® feature event, Todd Owen took the lead at the green but Ted Christopher was all…

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Berndt Celebrates Triumph in Sunoco Modified 20/20 Feature at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (THOMPSON, CT) It was a hot one at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in more ways than one as race fans braved near triple-digit temperatures for another afternoon of great racing action at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Wednesday, July 29th. The evening included five feature events, including the main event, the Whelen Sunoco Modified 20/20 Sprint, presented by King Cadillac GMC. The three-segment race served as the penultimate event of the night and was the second one of these being held at Thompson throughout the 2015 season. The event challenged drivers to finish in the best position possible…

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Tom Butler Returns to Victory Lane 6 Years After Last Win at Stafford

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---For hometown driver Tom Butler, driving to NAPA Victory Lane at Stafford Speedway in the Late Model division was something that race fans were accustomed to seeing on a regular basis.  Butler recorded 23 wins between his first Late Model win in May 1993 through the 2009 season, which was an average of better than a win per season.  But the past 6 seasons had seen some lean times for the driver of the green #4 that he has made famous among Stafford fans with no wins in that time frame.  Butler put those lean times…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway Central States Modified Gamblers Series returns Saturday with Mod Twin 50s

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Aug. 1 CSMGS Race # 3 & #4 Modified Twin 50s $1800 to win each + all regular divisions Aug. 15 Hobby Stock 35 laps $400 to win + Champ Karts + all regular track classes Aug. 22 Xcel 600 Mods + all regular divisions Mahoning Valley Speedway Central States Modified Gamblers Series returns Saturday with Mod Twin 50s   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 7-28-15) Last Saturday night at Mahoning Valley Speedway, a pair of 35-lap Modified features took place, the first a rain postponed event from July 18 along with the regular scheduled show. Two-time track champion Eric Beers…

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Eric Beers and Austin Kochenash Share In Mahoning Modified Laurels

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Aug. 1 CSMGS Race # 3 & #4 Modified Twin 50s $1800 to win each + all regular divisions Aug. 15 Hobby Stock 35 laps $400 to win + all regular track classes Aug. 22 Xcel 600 Mods + all regular divisions Eric Beers and Austin Kochenash Share In Mahoning Modified Laurels By DINO OBERTO   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 7-25-15) On a hot and humid night at Mahoning Valley Speedway, Eric Beers exited his DeLange Racing No. 45 a bit exhausted but elated none-the-less after winning the make-up Modified feature from July 18. As for runner-up Austin Kochenash, the…

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Sweeny, Long and Geist are Mahoning Winners…Rain Postponed Remaining Features

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"]  July 25 Pro 4 35 laps $400 to win + all regular track classes + Micro Stocks + Kids Banner Contest Aug. 1 CSMGS Race # 3 & #4 Modified Twin 50s $1800 to win each + all regular divisions Aug. 15 Hobby Stock 35 laps $400 to win + all regular track classes Mike Sweeney, Jillian Long, Shayne Geist Score Mahoning Valley Feature Wins Before Rains Came…Randy Ahner Jr. Winner In Small Car Enduro By DINO OBERTO   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 7-18-15) Mike Sweeney of Nesquehoning was zipping around handily in the Late Model feature but with three…

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Preece, Bennett, Kopcik, Saunders, Rufrano, & DiMatteo Score July 17th Girls Night Out Feature Wins at Stafford Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with Girls Night Out / Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Track Walk program with all 6 divisions in action plus a track walk that raised money for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.  Taking down feature victories were on the night were Ryan Preece in the SK Modified® feature, Michael Bennett in the Late Model feature, Stephen Kopcik in the SK Light feature, Al Saunders in the Ltd. Late Model feature, Marcello Rufrano in the DARE Stock feature, and Dana DiMatteo in the Legend Cars feature. In the…

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Matt Galko Looking for First SK Modified® Win at Stafford

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---For Meriden native Matt Galko, his open wheel modified experience at Stafford Motor Speedway has been a tale of two divergent paths.  Galko burst onto the modified scene by winning the SK Light championship as a rookie in 2010 and he followed that up with another championship in 2011.  Galko moved up to the SK Modified® division in 2012 and in the three plus seasons since then, he is still in search of his first SK Modified® victory.  Although the 2015 season is only approaching its midway point, Galko has enjoyed his best season and what…

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Stafford’s NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k Gamblers Challenge Grows

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---The 2nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts SK 5k at Stafford Motor Speedway takes center stage next Friday, July 10th featuring the biggest race of the season for the SK Modified® division.  Over $30,000 in total posted awards is up for grabs and the drama for the race continues to build.  The SK Modified® feature events have consistently recorded non-stop competition this season, with side by side and wheel to wheel action. This year’s edition has the added twist of the Dunleavy Gambler’s Challenge.  The Gambler’s Challenge will be determined by the NAPA SK 5k Fan Vote…

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SK Light Feature Winner to Take Home $550 This Friday at Stafford Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---Thanks to its Xtra D program, Xtra Mart Convenience Stores will contribute $3,750 in bonus money to Stafford Speedway drivers during the 2015 season.  This Friday night, July 3rd, will be the SK Light Modified division’s turn to take home their piece of the Xtra Mart pie.  The SK Light top-5 finishers will each receive a $100 bonus from Xtra Mart meaning the feature winner will take home $550 in purse and contingency bonuses while the 2nd through 5th place finishers will go home with $240 or more. East Hartford native Joey Ferrigno currently leads the SK Light points…

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Rocco, Fearn, Ferrigno, Provost, Hayes, Trott, & O’Connell Score VRMS 80 Feature Wins at Stafford

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with the Valenti Modified Racing Series in the house for the 5th Annual VMRS 80.  Taking down weekly feature wins on the night were Keith Rocco in the 40-lap SK Modified® feature, Tom Fearn scored in the 30-lap Late Model feature, Joey Ferrigno in the 20-lap SK Light Modified feature, Andrew Hayes in the 20-lap Limited Late Model feature, Tyler Trott in the 15-lap DARE Stock feature, and Devin O’Connell was the winner of the 20-lap Legend Cars feature. In the 40-lap SK…

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Brown Takes Advantage of Luck at Bowman Gray

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(Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Some say it’s better to be lucky than good. But Tim Brown has been both. Brown, a resident of Tobaccoville, got a lucky draw for position in Saturday’s Camping World 100 at Bowman Gray Stadium. He powered ahead to claim his fourth victory of the season in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Joe Ryan Osborne of Kannapolis started on the pole and jumped out into the lead when the green flag fell. However, his time at the top was short lived: Brown, who started second, darted to the inside to take the lead away…

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Former Champion Mike Quintiliano Ready to Return to Late Model Ranks at Stafford Speedway

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---The Late Model division at Stafford Motor Speedway will see a former champion return to its ranks in the form of 2000 track champion Mike Quintiliano.  Quintiliano ran 2 races last year with finishes of 16th and 17th and he has been hard at work since then, updating his entire #44 car to make a return to the track this season. “The car is completely new now and we’ve put so much money into the car, hopefully we can have some good runs,” said Quintiliano.  “We’re just getting finished up from redoing the entire car from last year. …

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Facebook Friday This Week June 12th at Stafford Speedway

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---Friday, June 12th at Stafford Speedway will be the 2nd edition of FBF night, Facebook Friday.   Fans have the opportunity to receive $3 off a general admission ticket when they share the June 12th event found on the Stafford Speedway Facebook page to their own Facebook page.  Show us that you have shared the event to your Facebook page on your cell phone when you purchase your ticket at the ticket window this Friday, June 12th, FBF event night, and receive $3 off a General Admission ticket. Be sure to get on social media and support your favorite…

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Pennink, Fearn, Salva, Hayes, Robinson, & O’Connell Score June 5 TSI Harley-Davidson 125 Feature Wins at Stafford

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour in the house for the TSI Harley-Davidson 125.  Taking down NASCAR Whelen All-American Series weekly feature wins on the night were Rowan Pennink, who picked up his third win of the 2015 season in the SK Modified® feature, Tom Fearn scored his second consecutive victory in the Late Model feature, Nick Salva was a first time winner in 2015 in the SK Light Modified feature, Andrew Hayes got his first win of 2015 in the Limited Late Model feature, Zack Robinson was…

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Points Leaders Suffer at Bowman Gray

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  (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) With an abundance of competitive drivers in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, the points battle doesn’t allow much margin for error. Burt Myers of Walnut Cove ran into some mechanical issues during the first 25-lapper on Saturday, relegating him to a 15th and 13th place finish. He drops from a healthy 12-point lead down to second place – 6 points out of the points lead. Nine-time champion Tim Brown of Tobaccoville qualified second on Saturday and finished second and 10th. Brown moves from fifth in the points up to tie Myers for second…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway Races for May 16 Cancelled Due to Rain

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(LEHIGHTON, Pa. 5-16-15) Races for this evening, May 16, at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway have been cancelled due to weather. Morning rain showers and a forecast of on and off intermittent rain for later in the day and into the evening has prompted promoter Floyd Santee to cancel the show. The Car Cruise that was to have taken place has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 30. Next week’s program will be highlighted by the Gene Bowers Sr., Memorial 100 for Street Stocks. The annual Memorial Day weekend race has become a very popular event on the yearly calendar. The race,…

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Dan Dembek Wins DARE Stock Xtra Mart Xtra D 20 With Thrilling Pass; Williams, Gray, Membrino, Saunders, & DiMatteo Also Score Stafford Feature Wins

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway returned to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing action with the DARE Stock Xtra Mart Xtra D 50 program on Friday, May 15th on what was also Whelen Event Night with three Ingersoll Rand contingency bonuses going to the winners of the SK Modified®, Late Model, and SK Light features.  Xtra Mart Convenience Stores put up a $250 bonus that was split evenly among the top-5 finishers in the extra distance DARE Stock feature event.  Dan Dembek was the big winner, taking his second feature win of the 2015 season in the 20-lap DARE Stock feature.  Ronnie…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway May 16 Advance

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(LEHIGHTON, Pa. 5-13-15) In what has been nothing short of a very competitive season at Mahoning Valley Speedway over the first five weeks with close finishes and a host of different winners, the popular Lehighton paved quarter mile oval will be in action for more of the same this coming Saturday evening, May 16 featuring all six regular track classes of Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks running in a series of heat and feature events. Also added to the slate will be a Car Cruise that will take place during intermission. The Car…

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