Dirt Modifieds

KANIA CAPTURES NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S MR. CRATE CLASSIC

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KANIA CAPTURES NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S MR. CRATE CLASSIC Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ace Lane & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (June 25, 2017) – On a spectacular summer night in Ocean County, NJ, Kyle Kania captured New Egypt Speedway’s Mr. Crate Classic for the Crate Modifieds. The Hammer Sportsman feature was won by Will Dupree. Lou Cicconi scored the victory in the Northeast Wingless Sprint Car main event. Along with taking top honors in the final event for the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman, David Burns was crowned the champion. Bill Liedtka was victorious in the…

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Ridley Leads Green to Checkered to Open Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series at Weedsport

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Kevin Ridley Leads Green to Checkered to Open Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series at Weedsport Story By: Dan Kapucinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 26, 2017) – The Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series has been waiting over a month to take the green flag at Weedsport Speedway, and they finally did Sunday night with Kevin Ridley leading the green to checkered 25-lap main worth $1,000 presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM. Driving the No. 20X, Ridley set quick time in his qualifying group, won his heat race, redrew the pole position and then dominated…

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SSTS Invades Accord Speedway Monday, July 3 For ‘Battle of the Bullring 5’

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Hang On Tight: Short Track Super Series Invades Accord Speedway Monday, July 3 For ‘Battle of the Bullring 5’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – You better hang on tight for this 12-second ride! On Monday, July 3, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP makes its annual stop at Accord Speedway for a 50-lap, $5,000-to-win Modified clash at the Ulster County bullring. Gary and Donna Palmer’s pristine quarter-mile oval plays host to Round No. 4 of the STSS Halmar International North Region with the ‘Battle of the Bullring 5’…

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Mahaney and Ward Hope to Use Home Track Advantage at Utica-Rome

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New Yorker 100 Set for July 2 at Vernon, NY Half-Mile Story By: Clayton Johns / Super DIRTcar Series Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 23, 2017 - When the Super DIRTcar Series rolls into Utica-Rome Speedway, a number of home track drivers will attempt to use their knowledge from weekly competition as an advantage in the New Yorker 100. Chief among that list are full-time Series regulars Mike Mahaney and Pat Ward. Mahaney, a King Ferry, NY native, is looking forward to racing at the big Vernon, NY half-mile. It's a change of pace…

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Friesen Fast: Stewart Rides High Line To ‘Afton Action 50’ STSS $5,100 Score Wednesday

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Friesen Fast: Stewart Rides High Line To ‘Afton Action 50’ STSS $5,100 Score Wednesday Night Over Hard Charging 17th-To-Second Drive By Ryan Godown Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – Taking the high line to his liking, Stewart Friesen stormed to victory in Wednesday night’s ‘Afton Action 50’ at Afton Motorsports Park. Picking the worst number in the redraw – 12 – Friesen shot through the field in the outside lane and drove to the win in the 50-lap Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modified event, Round No. 3…

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SHAKELTON NAPA AUTO & TRUCK PARTS AND TONARLO’S RESTAURANT “UP THE ANTE”

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FOR THE SUNDAY, JULYL 16TH MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM.  RACE NOW PAYS MINIMUM $4,000 TO WIN FOR ONLY 30 LAPS AT FMP – COULD PAY AS MUCH AS $4,750. Press Release By: Andrew Harpell / Five Mile Poiny Speedway Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com KIRKWOOD, NY.- June 22, 2017- Race number 2 of the 4 race Sunday Summer Slam for Modifieds is set to take place on Sunday, July 16th at Five Mile Point Speedway.  Thanks to Shakelton NAPA Auto & Truck Parts and Tonarlo’s Restaurant the 30 lap Modified event will now pay a whopping $4,000 to the…

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New Format Unveiled for All-Star Race at Eldora

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New Format Unveiled for All-Star Race at Eldora Big Blocks Visit World's Greatest Dirt Track For Second Straight Year Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro /Racersguide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 22, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series will return to Eldora Speedway for two action-packed nights of racing at the World's Greatest Dirt Track on July 18 and 19. The Series will race alongside the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on both nights. The 75-lap Feature event during the Tuesday Night Tailgate on July 18 at the Rossburg, OH half-mile will count towards the 2017 Super…

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Mr. Crate Classic and Rookie Graduation Highlight New Egypt Speedway Saturday

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Mr. Crate Classic and Rookie Graduation Highlight New Egypt Speedway This Saturday   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The 1st Annual Mr. Crate Classic for the Crate Modifieds will be held this Saturday at New Egypt Speedway. The extra distance 30-Lap feature will pay $750 to the winner. Make sure you come out and see who will be crowned king of the crates in the Mr. Crate Classic. The Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will be in the spotlight this coming Saturday June 24th at New Egypt Speedway as they will…

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“Tuesday Night Tailgate Party” and Meet & Greet Highlight Garden State Gunfight Pre Race Activities

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“Tuesday Night Tailgate Party” and Meet & Greet Highlight Garden State Gunfight Pre Race Activities   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – With New Egypt Speedway’s Garden State Gunfight less than a week away, speedway management has added pre race activities including a Tuesday Night Tailgate Party and special Meet & Greet to be held before Tuesday night’s festivities. Fans are welcome and encouraged to go all out tailgating in the speedway parking lot prior to Tuesday night’s race. Prizes to the Top-3 tailgate parties will be given out that include New…

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SPRINT CARS HEADLINE SATURDAY’S BECHTELSVILLE CAR WASH NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW

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SPRINT CARS HEADLINE SATURDAY’S BECHTELSVILLE CAR WASH NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN LOOK TO ADD NEW FEATURE WINNERS TO THE LIST OF 20 WINNERS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 22, 2017 . . . The excitement of Sprint car racing action will be part of the Bechtelsville Auto Wash tripleheader show at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night. This will be a first time appearance for the popular Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series racers. And eyes will also be on the TP Trailers 358 Modifieds and Sportsman stock car racers as the two divisions…

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HBR Racing Recap 6/21/17

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HBR Racing Recap 6/21/17 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – June 21, 2017 – Heinke-Baldwin Racing’s Jimmy Phelps and Max McLaughlin both earned two top-ten finishes this past week in New York. The teams’ weekend opened Friday night at Brewerton Speedway. Phelps started the evening seventh in his heat race and advanced to fifth. That lined Phelps up on the inside of the ninth row for the main event. “We weren’t really catching any breaks,” Phelps said. “The feature went green to checkered. We were okay but not good enough to pass a lot…

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Britten Battles Through Tear Off Issues to Finish Sixth at Albany

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Britten Battles Through Tear Off Issues to Finish Sixth at Albany Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – June 21, 2017 – Peter Britten was pleased with his performance Friday at Albany-Saratoga where he ran into wet tear off conditions to finish sixth. Britten’s weekend kicked off Friday evening at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. Britten started sixth in his heat race and qualified fourth, placing him on the outside of the seventh row for the main event. “It was a weird feature,” he said. “It started lightly sprinkling towards the end of the race.…

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Marcuccilli Battles Past Davis For Win at Outlaw

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Marcuccilli Battles Past Davis For Win at Outlaw Third Different Sportsman Series Central Region Winner in Three Races Story By: Clayton Johns/DIRTcar Racng Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY - June 20, 2017 - Dave Marcuccilli used the track position a lap 27 restart afforded him and won a side-by-side battle with Ronnie Davis III to claim a victory in the DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region Feature at Outlaw Speedway on Tuesday night. Marcucciili's victory completed a perfect night with a fast time in qualifying and a heat race win. He also became the third different winner in three Sportsman…

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Decker Dashes To Ultimate Outlaw 100 Win at Outlaw Speedway

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Decker Dashes To Ultimate Outlaw 100 Win at Outlaw Speedway Second Win of the Season for Unadilla, NY Driver Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jay Fish & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY - June 20, 2017 - Billy Decker used the outside lane to take the lead from Larry Wight on a lap 68 restart and then fended off numerous challenges from reigning Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard over the final 20 laps to win the Ultimate Outlaw 100 at Outlaw Speedway on Tuesday night. Decker was strong in lapped traffic and had to utilize both the…

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Unique eCigs Joins the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway as a Marketing Partner

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Unique eCigs Joins the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway as a Marketing Partner Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – June 20, 2017 – The Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway would like to welcome Unique eCigs as a marketing partner in 2017! Unique eCigs will be the presenting sponsor of one of the must-see events on the 2017 Fulton Speedway calendar – the Saturday, September, 2nd Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints/Big Block Modified doubleheader. In addition to event sponsorship and weekly advertising at the tracks, Unique eCigs is a sponsor of Bret Belden’s…

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Kressley Earns First Victory of The Season

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Kressley Earns First Victory of The Season Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com Orefield, Pennsylvania -  Brett Kressley ran into several issues early in the year but never gave up and picked up his first victory of the season Saturday evening at Grandview Speedway in the Kressley’s Auto & Truck Sales No.19k modified. “I have to give a shout out to my crew for sticking together through the rough times at the beginning of the year,” Kressley said. Kressley’s week kicked off Tuesday for a Thunder on The Hill race at Grandview Speedway. With luck of the…

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Pauch Jr. Has Three Top-10’s In Two States Last Week

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Pauch Jr. Has Three Top-10's In Two States Last Week Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Frenchtown, NJ - Milford, NJ’s, Billy Pauch Jr. produced three top-ten finishes this past week in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Pauch Jr.’s week started off early on Tuesday at Grandview Speedway for a Thunder on The Hill event in the No.14 modified. Jr. and the team were battling issues with the car all night and caught a tough break. “It was a rough night,” Jr. said. “We had trouble getting the car to run all night and unfortunately didn’t really get it up…

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STRUNK TAKES OVER AS TP TRAILERS NASCAR MODIFIED POINT LEADER AT GRANDVIEW

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B.HIRTHLER LEADS SPORTSMAN, SCHUTZ STILL TOPS IN BRC LATE MODELS; 20 DIFFERENT FEATURE WINNERS OUT OF 24 FEATURE RACES RUN Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEOTGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA -June 20, 2017 - Ten time TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified champion Jeff Strunk is working toward his eleventh at Grandview Speedway. This past Saturday night Strunk was able to grab a fifth place finish while Craig VonDohren came home 9th giving Strunk the top spot in the Modified standings. Strunk now sits at the top of the standings with 2226 counters while VonDohren is…

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Open-wheel Doubleheader Friday Night At Big Diamond

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Big Diamond  358 modifieds, URC Sprint Cars, New Warm-Up Time, Start Time, Goes In Effect June 30 Story By: SHAWN T. WOOD / BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT & JEFF STERE / RACERSGUIDE.COM FORESTVILLE, PA. - June 20, 2017- An open-wheel doubleheader is on tap for Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway as the Steel & Metal Service Center 358 modifieds return to action. They'll be joined by the Capitol Renegade United Racing Company sprint cars who are making their second and final appearance of the season at the track. This time, URC will race with the wings on.…

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Malcolm Is The Mountain Man

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Brian Malcolm Picks Up First Mountain Win For 2017 Story By: CRAIG DECKER / THUNDER MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DARYL CANFIELD / MOJO PHOTOS Center Lisle, NY.-June 19, 2017- Saturday night at the fast track was all about the fans! The competitors and race teams certainly put forth an outstanding effort to honor the fans from bicycle giveaways to free cash drawings, ice cream, candy, chips, and over 20 boxes of Little Caesars Pizza. It was what you would call a grand gesture to honor the ones that make it happen, the fans in the grandstands. With the power…

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Weaver Adds To His Win Total With FMP Checkers

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BRIAN WEAVER BECOMES SEVENTH DIFFERENT MODIFIED FEATURE WINNER IN SEVEN RACES AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY IN AWESOME MODIFIED MAIN. Story By: ANDREW HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: D&J PHOTO / FMP KIRKWOOD, NY.- June 19, 2017- Over the three decades that Brian Weaver has raced he has recorded victories all over the northeast on Saturday he added to that win total by capturing the 30 lap Modified main event at Five Mile Point Speedway.  With the victory, Weaver became the seventh different feature winner in seven events this season at the speedway. The 30 lap Modified feature…

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Modified Racers Have 6000 Reasons To Attend The Garden State Gunfight On June 27th At New Egypt Speedway

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Modified Racers Have 6000 Reasons To Attend The Garden State Gunfight On June 27th At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Racers from all over the northeast have 6000 reasons to attend New Egypt Speedway’s Garden State Gunfight which will be held on Tuesday night June 27th as it will pay $6,000 to win the 60-Lap Big Block vs. Small Block Modified affair. The Modified portion of the event will pay $400 just to start. Confirmed invaders planning on attending the event include Pennsylvania’s Jeff Strunk, Duane Howard and…

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Fuller Wins Career First at Fonda

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Watertown, New York Native Knocks Another Win Off His Bucket List Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY- June 19, 2017- At the beginning of the 2017 racing season many people were surprised that Tim Fuller had decided to make Fonda Speedway his home track on Saturday nights. It was a win, win for Fuller who would gain DIRTcar points for racing there and for the Fonda fans as well to have a driver of his caliber racing there every Saturday evening in addition to all of the other great drivers…

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Rocky Rules KOD Sportsman At Utica Rome

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ROCKY WARNER DOMINATES TO SCORE BIG KING OF DIRT WIN WHILE JEFF TROMBLEY TAKES CRSA SPRINT WIN Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RANDY MALLETT / HAMMERDOWN PHOTO VERNON, NY-June 19, 2017- Mother Nature forced Utica-Rome Speedway officials run a fast-paced show to attempt to get the full show in on Community Car Wash and Bill Herrig Auto Parts night.  The CSRA Sprint event saw Jeff Trombley score the win while Rocky Warner dominated the King of Dirt Sportsman Series event. The Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modifieds and the King of Dirt Pro Stock Series event…

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Hearn Jets To The Century Mark On Valley High Banks

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Brett Hearn Wins 100th Career Valley Modified Feature   Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON  VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- June 18, 2017- Saturday night brought the action back to Lebanon Valley Speedway.  Brett Hearn appeared to be a festive mood.  However, the fiesta did not come without adversity. On the first lap of the Modified feature, Andy Bachetti and J.R. Heffner came together in turn 2, spinning out Heffner.  Hearn, Brian Berger and Kyle Sheldon were also collected.  The incident broke a shock on Hearn’s car.  Given limited time the Madsen Motorsports crew…

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Mother Nature Wins at ‘The Port’

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Showers Force Cancellation of Weedsport’s Big Block/Small Block Challenge Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY- June 18, 2017- For the second time, Weedsport Speedway’s Big Block/Small Block Challenge has been defeated by mother nature, as passing showers just after 5 p.m. forced the cancellation of the event to be held on Sunday, June 18. Thunder and lightning in the area with the threat of heavier rain later in the evening forced officials to make the cancellation just after 5:30 p.m. The Big Block/Small Block Challenge will not be rescheduled for…

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Drellos Grabs First Career Win at Albany-Saratoga

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Lehner, Bornt Also First-Time Winners Story By: MATT KEITTH / ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO and MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM MALTA, NY- June 18, 2017- Demetrios Drellos held off the charges of the all-time winner at Albany-Saratoga, Brett Hearn, to score his first career win at the “Great Race Place.” The win was not without controversy though. On lap six, Drellos and thirteen time champion Kenny Tremont, who is in the midst of an already tough season, made contact several times that resulted in Tremont spinning over the backstretch. Tremont would continue, finishing 13th. A handful of laps…

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Larry Wight Cruises To Second Straight Fulton Speedway Modified Win

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Lighting Larry Wight Tames the Highbanks of Fulton Again Story By: DAVE MEDLER / FULTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY - June 17, 2017 - You always hear in racing the term, “He was on rails,” when describing a fast race car. Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway you could have put Larry Wight’s picture next to that description. In the 35 lap Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modified feature Wight started 18th and quickly made his way forward into the top five by lap 10. Once in the top five it would take Wight…

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KRESSLEY, KLINE AND LISOWSKI SCORE NASCAR FEATURE WINS AT GRANDVIEW

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20 FEATURE WINNERS IN EIGHT WEEKS OF RACING Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA. June 18, 2017 . . .Ma Nature was defeated at Grandview Speedway on Saturday as afternoon showers looked as if they would force another show to be cancelled. However management held off and the track crew did a great job to make racing possible. Brett “The Threat” Kressley, the 2016 Grandview Modified rookie, struggled early in the season with numerous mechanical and engine issues. Making a rare Grandview appearance on Saturday night, the Orefield leadfoot took…

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Fuller Finally Reaches Victory Lane at Fonda Speedway

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Tim Fuller Crossed another Speedway off His Bucket List with His First-Career Win at ‘The Track of Champions’ Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY- June 18, 2017- The list of drivers that have never won at the Fonda Speedway in Fonda, New York is fairly extensive to say the least. After Saturday night’s DIRTcar modified feature at the historic oval, that list became one name shorter as Tim Fuller marched to the front with rapid precision and won his first-ever feature in devastating and convincing fashion. From the onset of the evening, the driver of the…

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“Mr. Small Block” Pete Bicknell Rumbles To Ransomville Victory

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“Mr. Small Block” Pete Bicknell Takes Home Modified Win; Jonathan Reid Scores 1st Career Sportsman Triumph Story By: RANSOMVILLE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: ALEX & HELEN BRUCE / RACERSGUIDE.COM RANSOMVILLE, NY- June 17, 2017- Twelve-time Ransomville Speedway Modified track champion Pete Bicknell from St. Catharines, Ontario took home his first victory of the season on WGR550 and Wraptile Graphics Night at the Ransomville Speedway. Jonathan Reid from Lockport, NY won his first career Investors Service Sportsman feature event. “Showtime” Jaren Israel from Ransomville, NY won the make-up feature from May 12th for the KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks. Cameron Tuttle from…

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Bartlett Cruises To Second Career Brewerton Speedway Modified Win

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Ryan Bartlett Cruises To Second Career Brewerton Speedway Modified Win Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – June 16, 2017 – On Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway Ryan Bartlett out of Watertown, NY was able to shake off early season disappointment as he picked up his second career Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modified feature win. Bartlett grabbed the lead at the drop of the green and led every lap in the caution free 35 lap feature in dominating fashion, winning by over two-seconds at the finish against a star studded field. Other winners…

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Sheppard Caulks Up Another Outlaw Score

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SHEPPARD ADDS TO HIS WIN TOTAL AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By; PAUL SZMAL / OUTLAW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM DUNDEE, NY.- June 17, 2017-Friday night was a clear and muggy night at Outlaw Speedway as the A Verdi Patriot Sprint Tour joined the regular Super 6 Show for the Jeff Searles Memorial Night, presented by Scorpion Security Products. Scott Kruetter took the lead at the start of the A-Verdi Patriot Sprint Tour 'A' Main over Coleman Gulick.  After two quick cautions, action resumed on lap 5 with Kruetter pulling away and getting into traffic at the…

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First Time In The First State Watt Shines Like A Diamond

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Ryan Watt Earns Delaware First In ‘Diamond State 50’ Short Track Super Series Conquest After Late-Race Dramatics Story By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – June 16, 2017- For the first time in the First State, Ryan Watt found Victory Lane. Watt, of Boyertown, Pa., scored a thrilling Thursday night win at Delaware International Speedway, topping the ‘Diamond State 50’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modified event. Watt pocketed $5,000-plus for his efforts in the Ron Roberts-owned car in Round No. 3 of the STSS Velocita South Region.…

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Weightless

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For Fonda Speedway Promoter Pete Demitraszek, You’re Damned if you Do, Damned if you Don’t Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM SPRAKERS, NY- June 16, 2017- I would hate to be the promoter of Fonda Speedway. After being around the historic facility for the entirety of my existence – that would be 35-years for those of you counting – I’ve seen my share of management teams come and go. Though the names have indelibly changed over the years, the one common denominator that has remained the same is the fans; unyielding, temperamental and down-right miserable at times. Unless…

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$10,000-to-Win On The Line at Big Show 9

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Brett Hearn Brings New Elements to 2017 Edition Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, NC- June 16, 2017- On the 2017 Super DIRTcar Series schedule, Brett Hearn's Big Show 9 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway appears the same as every other race. But make no mistake; the 100-lap, $10,000-to-win event on Tuesday, June 27 is one of the biggest on the schedule this season and a race that drivers make sure they can attend. "It's kind of a fun diversion for me personally to put that show together and make some big…

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SPRINT CAR SPEEDWEEK HITS GRANDVIEW ON JULY 4TH

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NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES PRESENTS… 410 SPRINTS AND 358 MODIFIEDS SHINE ON STAR-STUDDED INDEPENDENCE DAY EVENT Press Release By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA -JUNE 16, 2017 – What do you get when you combine the fastest cars of dirt track racing, a tight 1/3-mile oval, and a celebration of our nation’s independence? One of the biggest dirt track racing events of the season. NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series plays host to the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek on Tuesday, July 4 at Grandview…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA GEARING UP FOR “THE BIG SHOW 9”

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Star Studded Field Expected For The Annual Extravaganza Press Release By: MATT KEITH / ALBANY SARATOGA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Malta, New York -June 15, 2017-   In less than two weeks the biggest event of the 2017 year will take place at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway.  Brett Hearn's “Big Show 9,” part of the Super DIRTcar NE Big Block Modified Series, will take to the historic Malta oval on Tuesday, June 27, presented by  Recovery Sports Grill, Halmar International, VP Fuels, Fox Shox, JMMB, and Cedar Peaks Enterprises In addition to the already star studded Modified field…

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White Knight White Hot at Albany-Saratoga

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Johnson, Warner, Miller Become Repeat Winners Story By: MATT KEITTH / ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM MALTA, NY- June 15, 2017- The weather in the capital district has finally been hot and so is defending Modified track champion Marc Johnson. Johnson made it two in a row at the “Great Race Place” using his trademark low line. “Unbelievable!” said Johnson. “Stewie is one of the best. The track was awesome.” Johnson also became the first repeat winner in the Modified division taking home the $3,000 pay day sponsored by Bart Contracting Company of Copake, New York. After…

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AJ Slideways Leads Super DIRTcar Series to Outlaw Speedway

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Alan Johnson Leads Super DIRTcar Series to Outlaw Speedway Series Invades Dundee, NY Track on June 20 Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 15, 2017 - When the Super DIRTcar Series takes on Outlaw Speedway on Tuesday, June 20 for the Ultimate Outlaw 100, it will be a home game for full-time Series Driver Alan Johnson. The Middlesex, NY native races weekly on Friday nights at Outlaw, which could offer him a slight advantage entering the event. The one-third mile track isn't the trickiest track the Series will visit…

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Speed51.com to Sponsor STSS Most Popular Driver Award

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Speed51.com Partners With Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP For 2017 Most Popular Driver Award Story By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM MILLSBORO, DE- June 14, 2017- The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP is filled with talented and colorful drivers. But who is most popular with the fans? Speed51.com will find out. A new partnership between Speed51.com owner Bob Dillner and STSS organizer Brett Deyo names Speed51.com the official sponsor of the Most Popular Driver Award for 2017. Two unique Most Popular Driver distinctions –…

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The Stars are Ready to Shine for the ‘Diamond State 50’

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The Stars Will Be Shining Thursday Night At Delaware International Speedway For The ‘Diamond State 50’ Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Event Story By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: PETE MacDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM DELMAR, DE- June 14, 2017- Delmarva race fans won’t have to look to the sky to find the stars this Thursday, June 15. The ‘Diamond State 50’ takes center stage at Delaware International Speedway, featuring the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modifieds with a roster of competitors bursting at the seams with talent. The 50-lap event,…

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Johnson Makes King of Dirt Series History at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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Calabrese Wins Ron Casey Memorial Sportsman Shootout Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEST HAVEN, Vt. – June 14, 2017- Marc Johnson made history on Tuesday, June 13, at The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway, winning the first-ever race for the new King of Dirt Series (KOD) Small Block Modified tour.  “The White Knight” from Guilderland, N.Y., sailed through the 40-lap “Vermont Modified Mayhem” event sponsored by A-Verdi Storage & Office Solutions, to kick off the new series with a $3,000 victory. Johnson started seventh and navigated his way…

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Pauch Racing Recap

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Pauch Racing Recap 6/12/17 Story By: MANDEE PAUCH / MPR MEDIA Photo By: JIM YOUNG RACING PHOTOS FRENCHTOWN, NJ- June 13, 2017- The Pauch Racing team had a busy week this past week with four-straight nights of racing. Billy Pauch Jr. kicked the week off Wednesday at Action Track USA in the SpeedSTR and 600 Micro Sprint. Jr. set quick time in the SpeedSTR, which locked him into the main event. In the 600 micro sprint, Jr. started ninth and drove up to second in his heat race. Jr. started on the outside of the fifth row for the 40-lap…

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‘Batman’ Charges Through Field Friday Night at ‘The Great Race Place’

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Britten Charges from 20th to Fifth at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Story By: MANDEE PAUCH / MPR MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM MALTA, NY- June 13, 2017- The ‘Batman’ Peter Britten started his weekend off strong on Friday night by picking up his third top-five finish at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in Malta, N.Y. “We were decent early on, it was just one of those races where it didn’t work out for you,” Britten said. Britten started seventh in his heat race and finished where he started – in seventh. Britten missed the handicapping in his heat race, which placed him on…

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The Racing Action Heats Up this Friday at ‘The Demon’

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Racing As Hot As The Weather At The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, June 16 Story By: DAVE MEDLER / BREWERTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM BREWERTON, NY- June 13, 2017- As the temperatures start to rise outside so does the racing action this Friday, June 16 at the Brewerton Speedway on Collectibles Galore night at the speedway. The racing on the “D-Shaped Dirt Demon" will feature the Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modifieds, SUNY Canton Sportsman, Firehouse Subs Mod Lites and JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders. The Home Depot will be on hand for the fun Kids…

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HBR Racing Recap

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Another Weekend in the Books for HBR Racing Story By: MANDEE PAUCH / MPR MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY- June 13, 2017- The HBR team tackled three straight nights of racing this past weekend and took home five top-ten finishes. Friday night at Brewerton Speedway was the start to the three-day race weekend for the team. “It was one of them nights,” Jimmy Phelps noted. “We probably had a better car than where we finished.” Phelps qualified fifth from his sixth-place starting spot in his heat race; placing him 16th for the main event. “It was…

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RESERVED SEATS FOR THE BIG SHOW 9 ON SALE

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Entire Top Row Of The Stands And VIP Seating Available For Pre-Race Purchase Press Release By: JOHN SNYDER / BIG SHOW 9 MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SUSSEX, NJ - June 13, 2017- Race fans wanting to insure preferred seating for the Tuesday, June 27 The Big Show 9 Super DIRTcar Modified Series 100 at Malta, New York’s Albany-Saratoga Speedway can now purchase reserved seat tickets as well as VIP seating. “We’ve had a great many requests from fans wanting to enjoy the pre-race Midway activities, but were afraid of losing the seats of their choice. So we’ve…

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Sheppard Out-Duels Hearn For Five Mile Point Victory

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Reigning Series Champion Earns First Win of 2017 Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY - June 12, 2017 - Matt Sheppard took the lead from Tyler Siri on lap 16 and then held off polesitter Brett Hearn throughout a flurry of late-race restarts to win the Modified 67 at Five Mile Point Speedway on Sunday night. The Waterloo, NY native had to be strong in all aspects of the race as he raced from the sixth starting position to overtake Siri and never looked back despite Hearn's numerous attempts…

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Larry Wight Bolts To Fulton Speedway Modified Victory Lane

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Larry Wight Bolts To Fulton Speedway Modified Victory Lane Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – June 10, 2017 – “Lightning” Larry Wight lived up to his nickname Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway parking his FX Caprara Chevy/Tracey Road Equipment/NAPA Auto Parts/Penske Racing Shocks/No.99L in victory lane. Wight started the 35 lap Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modified feature in 17th place. Wight was able to put his car anywhere on the speedway on his march to the front making the winning outside pass on lap 19 and then drove away for his second…

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