Dirt Modifieds

Title Time for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway October 24

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Title Time for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway October 24 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region, title time is near. The $12,500 STSS Modified Halmar International North Region championship will be decided after 50 laps of racing in the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at Orange County Fair Speedway Thursday, October 24. The ‘Hard Clay Finale’ marks the eighth and final event on the…

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Local Businesses Jump on Board for Mid-Atlantic Championship ‘Roll the Dice’ Challenge Programs

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Local Businesses Jump on Board for Mid-Atlantic Championship ‘Roll the Dice’ Challenge Programs Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Three area businesses have joined with Georgetown Speedway management to allow Modified, Super Late Model and Small-Block Modified competitors the opportunity to ‘Roll the Dice’ during Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. The two-day festival at the Sussex County half-mile oval is set to conclude the 2019 season on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds race 40 laps for a $5,000 winner’s share. Thanks to…

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Sun, Fun & Speed: Short Track Super Series Heads to All-Tech Raceway February 2020 for Sunshine Swing

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Sun, Fun & Speed: Short Track Super Series Heads to All-Tech Raceway February 2020 for Sunshine Swing Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – Sun, fun and speed. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its maiden voyage to the Sunshine State of Florida in February 2020. All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., is the host for the inaugural Sunshine Swing. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman are on the docket February 5-8 with lucrative pay structures posted for each night of racing. The action begins Wednesday (February…

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Georgetown Speedway Fires Back to Life with Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend November 1 & 2

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Georgetown Speedway Fires Back to Life with Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend November 1 & 2 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After nearly a month-and-a-half of inactivity, Georgetown Speedway fires back to life with a huge weekend of racing on November 1-2. The Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend features two full days of action: something to please any race fan. The event brings down the curtain on the 2019 season at the Sussex County half-mile oval. Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 both include plenty of on-track activity. On Friday night, Small-Block Modifieds (max. 370 cubic inches)…

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Williamson earns signature NAPA Super DIRT Week victory to join legends of the sport

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Williamson earns signature NAPA Super DIRT Week victory to join legends of the sport Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Michael Fry OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 13, 2019 – Would he make it or not? The closing laps of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 capped a drama-filled NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, where Mat Williamson had enough fuel to charge to the checkers while the car that was closing on him fast did not. A late caution set up a shootout to the checkered flag. Williamson, a 29-year-old from St. Catherines, Ontario, was in…

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Matt Sheppard Becomes 12th Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winner; 165 Race Cars Jam Afton Pits

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Matt Sheppard Becomes 12th Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winner; 165 Race Cars Jam Afton Pits Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – 12 races, 12 different winners. With a jam-packed pit area filled with 165 race cars Saturday at Afton Motorsports Park, Matt Sheppard put another line on his resume, taking home the top prize from the 12th running of the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals Weekend. In the process, the Savannah, N.Y., driver inched closer to another piece of history as he chases the $57,500 Sunoco Race Fuels/Insinger Performance ‘Grand Championship’ with now just…

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Decker scores $20,000 DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 victory

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Decker scores $20,000 DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 victory Story By: Robby Knowles OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 12, 2019 — If you’re going to win your first DIRTcar 358 Modified Series race of the season, there’s no better time than during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. That’s exactly what the “Franklin Flyer” Billy Decker did on Saturday night, driving from 14th to victory in the Salute to the Troops 150. A restart on lap 136 set up Erick Rudolph and Decker to square off. Decker aced the restart and was able to power…

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape Intense action among 305 cars in Oswego pit area highlights DIRTcar Day Story By: Joe Grabianowski, Jordan DeLucia, Robby Knowles, Bill Foley and Chris Dolack/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 11, 2019 — From hot laps and time trials under the bright sun to intense heat race competition under the lights to a concert just outside the pit area, Friday’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week action at Oswego Speedway did not disappoint. With a combined 305 cars in the pits, all four racing divisions…

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Inman Takes Brewerton in Final DIRTcar Sportsman Tuneup for NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Inman Takes Brewerton in Final DIRTcar Sportsman Tuneup for NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Kyle Inman, for the second time in less than a month, parked the 20K in Brewerton Speedway victory lane as the DIRTcar Sportsman Series brought down the curtain on the 2019 at the “D Shaped Dirt Track Demon.” Starting fourth Inman marked his time in the early stages as Chris Mackey led lap one and Alan Fink the second circuit. It was then a four-car tussle between the trio and Mark Yorkers was a nail…

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Williamson Aces Restart for Hurricane 100 Victory at Brewerton

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Williamson Aces Restart for Hurricane 100 Victory at Brewerton Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Mat Williamson aced a lap 76 restart en route to his fifth DIRTcar 358 Modified Series victory of the year in the Hurricane 100 Thursday night at Brewerton Speedway. Williamson was running in second behind Erick Rudolph when the yellow flag came out on lap 76 for Tim Sears Jr.’s right rear flat tire. Rudolph elected to restart from the outside, forcing Williamson to the bottom. Both drivers were on the gas early in turns…

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Phelps Captures Pole for Saturday’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150

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Phelps Captures Pole for Saturday’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Jimmy Phelps has earned the pole in a Big Block Modified three times at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, but on Thursday afternoon at Oswego Speedway the “Baldswinsville Bandit” captured the top spot in DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Time Trials for the first time in his career. Phelps hit the track in group five of six, setting a time of 20.948 seconds around the 5/8-mile “Clay Palace” to win the $1,000 STOP…

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Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third.

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Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third. Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comOSWEGO, NY – October 10, 2019 – The Top 6 drivers from today’s Time Trial session are locked into the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 on Sunday, October 13. Billy Decker, from Unadilla, NY, won the STOP Tech/GPS Pole Award at Oswego Speedway with a quick-time of 20.316 seconds for his eighth NAPA Super DIRT Week Big Block Modified pole. Runner up and defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion, Matt Sheppard, will start second and took…

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3  Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – October 9, 2019 Lightning Larry Wight picked up the victory in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party 100 lap event at Weedsport Speedway.             Wight was challenged by Mike Maresca on a lap 75 restart, where Maresca pulled even with Wight on the inside of turns three and four. Wight, however, was able to power off of turn four and clear Maresca.             “I was moving around there on the restart,” Wight said in…

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Key Partners Play Large Role in Bringing NAPA Super DIRT Week to Fans

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Key Partners Play Large Role in Bringing NAPA Super DIRT Week to Fans From overall event entitlement to individual race support, every sponsor is important Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 9, 2019 — An event the magnitude of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week takes a collaborative effort among officials, competitors, fans and sponsors. NAPA Auto Parts has played a key role in the event for eight consecutive seasons as title sponsor of the week. Beyond NAPA are several companies that have stepped up to be part of the event to…

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Officials See Huge Car Count During NAPA Super DIRT Week Early Inspection

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Officials See Huge Car Count During NAPA Super DIRT Week Early Inspection Drivers across four divisions prepping for massive event at Oswego Speedway Story By: Chris Dolack, Joe Grabianowski and Billy Foley/DIRTcar OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Cars don’t hit the track until Wednesday afternoon at Oswego Speedway, and already 144 of them rolled through NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Early Bird Technical Inspection on Tuesday en route to what’s expected to be a huge car count. The astonishing number of cars — 31 more than went through Early Inspection last year — were lined up before…

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend for Third Straight Year

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend for Third Straight Year Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the third consecutive season, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco hosts the ‘kickoff party’ to Eastern States Weekend. On Thursday, October 24, the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ fires off with a fan-pleasing doubleheader of STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and 360 Sprint Cars. STSS Modifieds race in the eighth and final round of the Halmar International North Region, a 50-lap main event offering a massive $10,000 to…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Gears Up for NAPA Super DIRT Week

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Gears Up for NAPA Super DIRT Week Schedule includes races Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday nights in addition to Salute to the Troops 150 at Oswego Story By: Rob Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 6, 2019 — The DIRTcar 358 Modified Series will face its busiest week of the season during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVIII at Oswego Speedway and regional venues. Five-consecutive days and nights of racing action are scheduled for DIRTcar 358 Modified teams, beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 8, and ending on Saturday, Oct. 12. The week kicks off at…

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Could There Be A $57,500 Man? 140 Laps Separate Matt Sheppard from Modified Racing’s Richest Prize

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Could There Be A $57,500 Man? 140 Laps Separate Matt Sheppard from Modified Racing’s Richest Prize Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff AFTON, NY – Could there be a $57,500 (Super) man in 2019? Matt Sheppard has that opportunity and 140 laps will decide his fate. A year ago, Sunoco Race Fuels and distributor Insinger Performance teamed up with Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) director Brett Deyo to present an overall ‘Grand Championship’ richer than any other dirt Modified title in the region. To collect this $57,500 overall grand prize, a driver needs a…

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Specials Honor Oswego Residents, College Students

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Specials Honor Oswego Residents, College Students Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 2, 2019 — Campers will roll into Oswego Speedway beginning at noon on Sunday, Oct. 6, with the 48th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week kicking off on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the now Clay Palace in upstate New York. For fans who hail from the City of Oswego and Oswego County, Friday, Oct. 11, is hailed as DIRTcar Day, where kids 12-and-under are FREE, residents who buy a ticket get one free,…

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Dave Marcuccilli, Ronnie Davis III to Defend Weedsport Turf During 358-Modified Super DIRT Week Special

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Dave Marcuccilli, Ronnie Davis III to Defend Weedsport Turf During 358-Modified Super DIRT Week Special Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (October 3, 2019) – When the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series takes on Weedsport Speedway on Wednesday, October 9 as part of the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party, Dave Marcuccilli and Ronnie Davis III will be armed to defend their home turf. Since Weedsport’s rejuvenation in 2014, Marcuccilli and Davis have arguably risen as the speedway’s two most decorated Sportsman competitors, now transitioning to the DIRTcar 358-Modified ranks. Davis, who…

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Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 Next on the Horizon for Northeast Modified Teams

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Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 Next on the Horizon for Northeast Modified Teams New Last Chance Showdown added to the Saturday lineup Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Fulton, NY - The week is finally here that race teams and fans circle on their calendar yearly. One of the true crown jewel Northeast Modified racing events will continue its annual tradition of being one of the largest single day events on the racing calendar each year this Saturday, October 5. A full day of Modified activity will feature 10 lap heats, 12 lap consolations and new for…

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Rudolph & Root Take It To The Bank In Land Of Legends 2019 Season Finale

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Rudolph & Root Take It To The Bank In Land Of Legends 2019 Season Finale Canandaigua stars share Gerald Hears Memorial DIRTcar 'Build Your Bank Challenge' jackpot Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – September 29, 2019 – With anticipation of the mega-dollar DIRTcar 'Build Your Bank Challenge' presented by Phelps Cement Products and Canandaigua Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram reaching a crescendo during the final weekend of September, in truly fitting fashion encore performances by weekly Saturday night stars Erick Rudolph and Kevin Root brought down the curtain on the 2019 season at Land Of Legends Raceway. It…

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Fulton Speedway 2020 Outlaw 200 Weekend To Be Held On Friday & Saturday, October 2-3

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Fulton Speedway 2020 Outlaw 200 Weekend To Be Held On Friday & Saturday, October 2-3 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – With just a few days left before camping opens for the 34th Annual Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 Weekend, you can now circle your calendars and make plans for the 35th edition Widely known to fans and race teams as one of the crown jewels events in the Northeast, the 2020 milestone 35th edition will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 2-3. Below is this year’s schedule for the Outlaw 200 Weekend.…

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Demetrios Drellos’ First-Career Super DIRTcar Series Win Worth $10,000 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway

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Demetrios Drellos’ First-Career Super DIRTcar Series Win Worth $10,000 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Mark BrownMALTA, NY - September 21, 2019 - It’s a rare moment in motorsports when a rookie pulls out a huge victory in the top echelon of their driving discipline. On this night, Rookie of the Year contender Demetrios Drellos did just that, shocking the world of Big Block Modified racing by winning his first Super DIRTcar Series race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in one of the biggest races of the year. Drellos battled back the best in the business including…

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Stadium International Trucks Named Title Sponsor for The 34th Annual Outlaw 200; Schedule Announced

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Stadium International Trucks Named Title Sponsor for The 34th Annual Outlaw 200; Schedule Announced Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – In a joint announcement the Fulton Speedway is proud to name marketing partner Stadium International Trucks as the title sponsor of the 34th annual Outlaw 200 on Saturday, October 5th. “With the Outlaw 200 being one of the most prestigious modified events to win in Northeast racing, having a company with Stadium International Trucks reputation is a perfect fit for our biggest race of the season,” said Fulton Speedway general manager Cory Reed. Jimmy…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Matt Sheppard $7,500 winner at Weedsport over Danny Johnson and Larry Wight

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Matt Sheppard $7,500 winner at Weedsport over Danny Johnson and Larry Wight Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY - September 2, 2019 - Super Matt Sheppard beat out Series stars Danny Johnson and Larry Wight in a stunning three-car battle for the win. However once the No. 9S got out in front, it was Sheppard’s show at the front of the field. The Doctor Danny Johnson finished second but led much of the first half of the race. Johnson and Wight battled wheel-to-wheel in the waning laps but Johnson edged out the Gypsum Racing…

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Tremont Successfully Defends Mr. DIRT Track USA Title

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Tremont Successfully Defends Mr. DIRT Track USA Title Lebanon Valley Track Champion Kenny Tremont Jr. Wins $25,500 and NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Guaranteed Start Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series WEST LEBANON, NY - August 31, 2019 - With just ten laps to go in the 101-lap $25,500-to-win Mr. DIRT Track USA, NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier, Kenny Tremont Jr. passed Ronnie Johnson to take the checkered flag. Johnson had led the entire race up to that point, but Tremont was not to be denied the defense of his Mr. DIRT Track USA title. Brett The Jet…

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NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Oct. 9-13 Features Intense Racing at Oswego Speedway and Surrounding Venues for Nearly $400,000!

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NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Oct. 9-13 Features Intense Racing at Oswego Speedway and Surrounding Venues for Nearly $400,000! Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Harry Meeks & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Aug. 30, 2019 — DIRTcar Racing officials have released the 2019 NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week schedule, the biggest annual week in DIRTcar Racing with nearly $400,000 at stake across events at Oswego Speedway and surrounding venues. It all begins Sunday, Oct. 6, when the first campers begin to arrive between noon and 5 p.m. at Oswego Speedway to make their home for…

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49TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 21st PAYING $25,000 TO WIN; ENTRIES AVAILABLE

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49TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 21st PAYING $25,000 TO WIN; ENTRIES AVAILABLE        NIGHT BEFORE WILL FEATURE SPORTSMAN, MID-ATLANTIC SPRINTS AND MOD PRACTICE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 29, 2019 . . . With just three weeks to go before the 49th Annual Freedom 76 race teams are reminded to get their entries in and fans are reminded to take advantage of the discount ticket opportunity offered for the biggest event of the season at Grandview Speedway.                 The richest 358 Modified race in the area, paying $25,000 to win, draws…

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Big Block Modified racers will be joined by DIRTcar Pro Stock Series and Empire Super Sprints for Labor Day Double Play

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Big Block Modified racers will be joined by DIRTcar Pro Stock Series and Empire Super Sprints for Labor Day Double Play Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY – Aug. 28, 2019 - In the small New York town of Weedsport lies the historic three-eighths-of-a-mile dirt oval where all the legends of Big Block Modified racing have made their mark. The Super DIRTcar Series has stopped twice at Weedsport Speedway in 2019 with eight-time Series Champion Matt Sheppard and his rival from Ransomville Erick Rudolph splitting the pair of 100-lappers. Sheppard and Rudolph carry their points…

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Billy Pauch Jr Picks Perfect Night to Shine, Tops Georgetown ‘Blast at the Beach’ with MAV-TV Cameras On Hand

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Billy Pauch Jr Picks Perfect Night to Shine, Tops Georgetown ‘Blast at the Beach’ with MAV-TV Cameras On Hand Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS GEORGETOWN, DE – Billy Pauch Jr. picked a perfect night to shine. With the MAV-TV cameras shining and a fantastic crowd on hand, Milford, N.J.’s, Pauch Jr. won the sixth edition of the VAHLCO Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by Melon 1 at Georgetown Speedway. Pauch Jr. took home the $6,000-plus paycheck for his second career Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled by Sunoco Modified win and his second career triumph at Georgetown.…

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HOWARD AND BRIGHTBILL CONTINUE TO LEAD NASCAR STANDINGS WITH THREE RACES TO GO

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HOWARD AND BRIGHTBILL CONTINUE TO LEAD NASCAR STANDINGS WITH THREE RACES TO GO SATURDAY NIGHT FEATURES MODIFIEDS, SPORTSMAN AND XCEL 600 MODIFIEDS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA AUGUST 27, 2019 . . . Looking to win his first T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified championships since 2012, and the sixth of his career, Duane Howard continues to set the pace at the top of the Grandview Speedway point standings with 4368 points. In the T.P.Truck Equipment NASCAR Sportsman division Brad Brightbill continues to lead the standings with 3601 points as he looks to grab his first…

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100 laps will decide $7,500-winner on Sunday, Sept. 1 in Vernon, NY

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100 laps will decide $7,500-winner on Sunday, Sept. 1 in Vernon, NY Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.comVERNON, NY - Utica-Rome Speedway has developed a reputation for being one of the fastest and most exciting race tracks on the Super DIRTcar Series tour. On Sunday, Sept. 1, the biggest stars in Big Block Modified racing will compete over 100 laps for $7,500-to-win and $500-to-start on the Vernon, NY dirt oval in an event presented by Broedel Fuel Group and Clinton Tractor. So far in 2019, the Baldwinsville Bandit Jimmy Phelps and his HBR No. 98H have been locked…

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Godown tops Howard for $5000 Prelude to the Coalcracker Victory at Big Diamond Speedway

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Godown tops Howard for $5000 Prelude to the Coalcracker Victory at Big Diamond Speedway Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Friday night’s “Prelude to the Coalcracker” 50-lap event for the Insinger Performance Modifieds was a battle of former track champions with Ryan Godown and Duane Howard going door to door for the better part of 30 laps as they battled it out for the big $5000 payday with Godown coming out on top to take the win. Pole sitter Kris Graver would lead the field to the green flag, but it would be second place starter…

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Billy Whittaker Parks It In Fulton Speedway Modified Victory Lane; Sprint Cars & Track Titles Decided On Saturday, August 31

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Billy Whittaker Parks It In Fulton Speedway Modified Victory Lane; Sprint Cars & Track Titles Decided On Saturday, August 31 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Billy Whittaker and Tom Sears Jr. put on a show Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway that had fans still talking about the 35-lap Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified feature at the end of the night. The feature almost didn’t happen for Whittaker who needed a new radiator or he wouldn’t be able to race the 35-lap main. Someone from Scott Jeffery’s Performance Plus was able to get…

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Sheppard Wins The Battle & The War In Big-Block Mod Season Showdown

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Sheppard Wins The Battle & The War In Big-Block Mod Season Showdown Guererri, Griffin, Bennett, DePuy victorious as Spaids find their place on LOLR Wall of Fame Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – August 24, 2019 - This time around nothing could upset Matt Sheppard's bid to reclaim the coveted Canandaigua crown as the Waterloo warrior scorched the field to score his eighth Pepsi Big-Block Modified feature win of the season and sew up a ninth points championship at Land Of Legends Raceway. “This is the way you want to cap off a season,…

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LAUBACH FIRST TIME 2019 WINNER IN NASCAR 358 MODIFIED FEATURE AT GRANDVIEW, ROOKIE PARKER GULDIN EARNS SECOND SPORTSMAN FEATURE WHILE BRETT PETERS AND WES CASSEL WIN VINTAGE FEATURES SATURDAY

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LAUBACH FIRST TIME 2019 WINNER IN NASCAR 358 MODIFIED FEATURE AT GRANDVIEW, ROOKIE PARKER GULDIN EARNS SECOND SPORTSMAN FEATURE WHILE BRETT PETERS AND WES CASSEL WIN VINTAGE FEATURES SATURDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. AUGUST 25, 2019 . . . Rick “Scooby” Laubach became a weekly competitor in the 2019 TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified season on a regular Saturday night basis at Grandview Speedway after only running the beginning of the season events other times. He was actually the point leader in the early stages of the year until hampered by motor and…

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Chris Hile Rides The High-Side To Brewerton Speedway Modified Victory Lane

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Chris Hile Rides The High-Side To Brewerton Speedway Modified Victory Lane Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway Chris Hile from Oswego, NY became only the second driver this season to win more than one feature in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds. In the 35-lap feature on a hammer down, fast multi-groove race track surface, Hile was one of the fastest cars riding the top of the speedway. On lap 18 Hile moved into second and set his sights on leader Tom Sears Jr… Sears had an almost…

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KYLE COFFEY ADDS HIS NAME TO MODIFIED FEATURE WIN LIST AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY

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KYLE COFFEY ADDS HIS NAME TO MODIFIED FEATURE WIN LIST AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By: Outlaw Speedway PR Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com (Dundee, NY) Any driver that competes against Matt Sheppard realizes that to beat the best they would have to be at their very best and that is exactly what Kyle Coffey did at Outlaw Speedway on Friday, August 23, 2019. Coffey also knew that he would need a little help in beating the man they call Super Matt and he got that as well in a 30 lap feature that saw very few cautions and Sheppard starting well…

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AARON REUTZEL ROMPS IN THE RAIN FOR HODNETT CUP TRIUMPH, MIKE GULAR POCKETS $3,000 FOR MODIFIED CHECKERED FLAG AT GRANDVIEW

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AARON REUTZEL ROMPS IN THE RAIN FOR HODNETT CUP TRIUMPH, MIKE GULAR POCKETS $3,000 FOR MODIFIED CHECKERED FLAG AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (August 22, 2019) – It was a wet and wild night of racing at Grandview Speedway on Thursday night, as Levan Machine and Truck Equipment presented the Inaugural Hodnett Cup as part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. Aaron Reutzel was the winner of the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions feature earning $5,000 as Mike Gular won the NASCAR 358 Modified main…

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Melon 1 Signs as Presenting Sponsor of Georgetown Speedway VAHLCO Blast at the Beach

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Melon 1 Signs as Presenting Sponsor of Georgetown Speedway VAHLCO Blast at the Beach Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than fresh watermelon. So it’s only appropriate that Melon 1 – the largest watermelon grower, packer and shopper in the United States – has come on as a presenting sponsor of the ‘Blast at the Beach’ next Tuesday, August 27 at Georgetown Speedway. The VAHLCO Racing Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by Melon 1 is the late summer ‘must-see’ auto racing event on Delmarva, featuring the…

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