Dirt Modifieds

Will There Be A Record $57,500 Champion? The Chase Begins March 16-17 At Georgetown

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Will There Be A Record $57,500 Champion? The Chase Begins March 16-17 At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Will there be a $57,500 champion in 2018? Race fans can witness this historic chase get underway on March 16-17 when the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco opens its season with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Weekend at Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway. Thanks to the efforts of Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance, the STSS offers the most lucrative champion’s share in the country for big-block/small-block Modified racers this…

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Woodhull Raceway 2018 Season Schedule Released

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Woodhull Raceway 2018 Season Schedule Released Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Phoos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – 'New York's Toughest Bullring' is gearing up for their 2018 season- their 54th consecutive season of racing at the Woodhull, NY facility founded by the Williams family and now owned and promoted by Ted and Brandi White. The 2018 schedule features 25 race nights, a stop by the Lucal Oil Pro Pulling Series and the traditional September stop by the New York State Horse Pulling Association. Traveling series making stop on the High Banks this season include the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short…

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VP Racing Fuels Returns as the Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway

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VP Racing Fuels Returns as the Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapusckinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (February 21, 2018) - VP Racing Fuels, the world leader in race fuel technology, will return as the official fuel of Weedsport Speedway in 2018. Sporting one of the most diverse schedules in all of short track racing, Weedsport Speedway will see a total of ten events competing under the VP Racing Fuels banner. "We are excited to have VP back on board for 2018,” said Weedsport Speedway promoter, Jimmy Phelps. “Their products, support, and…

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HBR Leaves Florida With Bigger Notebook

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HBR Leaves Florida With Bigger Notebook Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – February 21, 2018 - Most teams travel south to Volusia Speedway Park to escape the winter weather and get their racing fix. The Heinke-Baldwin Race team used the four nights during the DIRTcar Nationals as a test session to prepare their teams for the upcoming season. “We went down there with an open mind,” Jimmy Phelps said. “We brought a package that we hadn’t had any experience with and wanted to give a try. We really didn’t know where we were going…

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Kressley Enjoys ‘Exciting’ Week at DIRTcar Nationals

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Kressley Enjoys 'Exciting' Week at DIRTcar Nationals Story By: Cody Manmiller/BKR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OREFIELD, PA. – Brett Kressley turned a lot of heads, consistently passed cars and earned loads of confidence on his maiden voyage to Volusia Speedway Park for last week’s DIRTcar Nationals in Barberville, Fla. “The week was really exciting,” Kressley said. “I enjoyed the experience a lot, and I’m already tentatively putting it on my schedule for 2019.” In four nights, Kressley crossed the line ninth, 17th, 22nd, and one spot out of qualification in the opening night’s Last Chance Showdown, but those results don’t…

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Twice as Nice(ly): Tyler Nicely Locks into Gator Championship with Saturday’s Victory

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Twice as Nice(ly): Tyler Nicely Locks into Gator Championship with Saturday’s Victory Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 10, 2018 — The first of two Gator Qualifying Nights for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds was on Saturday, February 10th. The 79 teams that have appeared at least once during the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals were split up into two groups with half the field racing on the 10th, while the other half get the day off before returning to the track on Sunday, February 11th. In the first of two Big Gator Qualifying Nights to…

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Sportsman Racers Ready To Tackle DIRTcar 358 Modified Division At Fulton

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Sportsman Racers Ready To Tackle DIRTcar 358 Modified Division At The Fulton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – When it was announced in 2017 that the Fulton Speedway would be going to the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds as its headline division, interest was immediately high from some of the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways' SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman race teams. Defending track champion at both speedways, Ron Davis III, plus top-runners Todd Root, Tyler Trump and Glenn Forward have all indicated they are excited to make the move from the Sportsman division to the 358…

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$20K Up For Grabs For New Egypt/Big Diamond Sweep Courtesy of Sunoco

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$20,000 up for grabs to win the Big Diamond and New Egypt Speedway track titles in 2018 courtesy of Insinger Performance and Sunoco Race Fuels Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Insigner Performance and Sunoco Race Fuels, the leading provider of racing fuel in the Northeast have once again stepped up to the plate in their support of our local dirt modified racing. Insigner Performance has teamed up with Big Diamond Speedway and New Egypt Speedway to announce a $5,000 bonus to any driver who can win both the Big Diamond and New Egypt Speedway track…

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Beyea Custom Headers Signs On To Reward Short Track Super Series Competitors

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Beyea Custom Headers Signs On To Reward Short Track Super Series Competitors Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GENOA, NY – Beyea Custom Headers has signed on to reward Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified competitors in 2018. A new, multi-faceted program brings the Beyea brand into the STSS for the first time. At all STSS Modified events – Halmar International North and Velocita-USA South – the Hard Charger (driver gaining the most positions from their scheduled starting position to the finish of the main event) will receive a $200 Beyea certificate.…

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Land Hoe Maintenance LLC Presents Short Track Super Series Modified North Region Hard Charger Award

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Land Hoe Maintenance LLC Presents Short Track Super Series Modified North Region Hard Charger Award At All 10 Events Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DANBURY, CT – Land Hoe is ready to go! John Brown of Land Hoe Maintenance LLC has sweetened the pot for Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region Modified competitors. At all 10 STSS North Region races, a $150 cash Hard Charger Award has been posted by Land Hoe Maintenance LLC. This program kicks off Sunday, April 8 with the fifth running…

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Mike Mahaney Releases 2018 Plans

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Mike Mahaney Releases 2018 Plans Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – February 6, 2018 – After a busy 2017 season, the hot shoe out of King Ferry, NY, Mike Mahaney, plans on tackling just as much, if not more races for the 2018 season. Once racing season kicks off in the northeast, Mahaney plans on tackling a different route, unlike years past. Mahaney plans to once again race in four different divisions, but this year he has no plans to run for a track title. “We’re going to hit enough shows…

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Hefty ‘Pre-Season’ American Racer Cup Drawing Set For March 17

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Hefty ‘Pre-Season’ American Racer Cup Drawing Set For March 17; Registered Modified & Sportsman Teams Benefit Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – A hefty ‘pre-season’ tire giveaway is looming for the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco. On March 17, the second tire giveaway of the year is planned for registered American Racer Cup drivers in both the Modified and Sportsman divisions. The drawing will take place at the Northeast Modified opener at Georgetown (Del.) Speedway, but drivers need not be present to win. The American Racer Cup Facebook page will broadcast the…

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Precision Hydraulic & Oil Presents 2018 Short Track Super Series South Region Hard Charger Award

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Precision Hydraulic & Oil Presents 2018 Short Track Super Series South Region Hard Charger Award - $200 Per Event! Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WRIGHTSTOWN, NJ – Passing cars will bring a guaranteed reward on the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region. Precision Hydraulic & Oil of Wrightstown, N.J., has signed on to present the Hard Charger Award – worth $200 cash – at all eight STSS Velocita-USA South Region Modified events starting with Round No. 1 on Saturday, March 17 at Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway. Precision Hydraulic & Oil…

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Pauch Racing Set to Tackle 2018 in Full Force

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Pauch Racing Set to Tackle 2018 in Full Force Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff February 2, 2018 – After a bitterly cold off-season, the Pauch Racing team is eager for the 2018 season to get underway. Pauch Sr. will be kicking off the season early by making the trek to Volusia Speedway Park for the DIRTcar Nationals Feb. 13-17th in his K&A Excavating No.1 Big Block Modified. “I look forward to Florida every year,” Pauch Sr. said. “As long as the weather is nice it’s a lot of fun. It’s still a lot of work but…

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Big-Blocks Slide South for DIRTcar Nationals

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The Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series Slide South for DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Feb. 2, 2018 — Each February Volusia Speedway Park kicks off the racing season with the highly anticipated DIRTcar Nationals. The Super DIRTcar Series competitors of the Northeast will once again make the long haul to Florida, stretch their legs, and thaw out their Big-Block Modifieds to prepare for the 2018 campaign. The fast and furious high-banked half-mile oval hosts the Super DIRTcar Series for an extra night in 2018…

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Algonkin Motel Sponsors ‘Lap Down, Go-Around’ At All 2018 SSTS Modified Events

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Algonkin Motel Sponsors ‘Lap Down, Go-Around’ At All 2018 Short Track Super Series Modified Events Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com BAINBRIDGE, NY – For the 2018 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, there will be a ‘second chance’ for drivers falling a lap down. Algonkin Motel of Bainbridge, N.Y., will present the ‘Lap Down, Go Around’ at all STSS Modified events in both the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region. The ‘Lap Down, Go Around’ will allow the top-running driver one (or more) laps down at the…

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Smith & Decker Set Ambitious SSTS Slate

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Jeremy Smith Racing Sets Ambitious 2018 Short Track Super Series Schedule; Billy Decker Returns To Team Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRIANGLE, NY – Jeremy Smith Racing (JSR) has set an ambitious 2018 racing schedule. Owner/driver Jeremy Smith will again chase points on the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. Look for the Triangle, N.Y., driver to compete on the STSS Halmar International North Region – where he finished third in points last year – and the Velocita-USA South Region with his No. 46 Bicknell. On a weekly basis,…

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What Does Your Track Championship Pay? New Egypt Speedway Modified Champion To Earn $10K Again

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What Does Your Track Championship Pay? New Egypt Speedway Modified Champion To Earn $10,000 Again In 2018 Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Just like it has it has for the last 20 years, New Egypt Speedway will pay $10,000 to its Modified champion again in 2018. Billy Pauch Jr. will be back to defend his 2017 crown aboard Rick Holsten’s No. 96 but the task of repeating wont be easy. Pauch Jr. coming off of a season that saw him win five features will have some stout competition in 2018. Ryan…

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Bouc Sets Sights On STSS Velocita-USA South Region

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Danny Bouc Sets Sights On STSS Velocita-USA South Region With Craig Pondish No. 6 Operation Story By: Cody Manmiller/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff PIPERSVILLE, PA – On April 23, 2017, at the South Jersey Shootout, Danny Bouc established himself as one of the premier young drivers in the region. In 2018, he plans to put that to the test. Bouc, who used a late-race restart to power on the outside from sixth to finish second in last year’s Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway event, has paired with Craig Pondish, owner of the well-known C&S Equipment red No. 6. The team has…

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Williamson Joins Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Team for 2018 SSTS

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Mat Williamson Joins Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Team for 2018 Short Track Super Series North Region Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dick Ayers & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com FLORIDA, NY – The Behrent’s Performance Warehouse race team is growing for 2018. Team owner Jeff Behrent has announced the operation will expand to a pair of cars for the upcoming Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco season, with rising young star Mat Williamson joining Tommy Meier in a two-car effort on the STSS Halmar International North Region. The pairing will make its debut at Orange County Fair Speedway…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA CELEBRATES 2017 CHAMPIONS

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ALBANY-SARATOGA CELEBRATES 2017 CHAMPIONS Special Award Recipients Also Honored Story By: Don Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com   Malta, NY (January 27, 2018) – Albany-Saratoga Speedway closed the 2017 season with its annual banquet by honoring its division champions and several unique happenings at “The Great Race Place” on Friday, January 26. The Holiday Inn Saratoga (Saratoga Springs, NY) hosted the event with approximately 300 guests in attendance with track announcer Dan Martin serving as emcee. Over 40 drivers were on hand to receive their point fund payment from the Modified, Sportsman, Pro Stock, Street Stock and 4-Cylinder classes,…

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S&D BODYLINE IS SPONSORING THE PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

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S&D BODYLINE IS SPONSORING THE PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR Story By: Mike Wizniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs & Ace Lane Jr./RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (January 28, 2018) - S&D Bodyline, a specialty fabrication business serving asphalt and dirt racers, has signed up to sponsor the Perfect Attendance Award at New Egypt Speedway for the third consecutive year. "We are pleased to have S&D Bodyline back with us as a sponsor of this award," said New Egypt Speedway's Joey Liquori. All Modified, Sportsman and Crate Modified drivers who compete in every…

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Orange County Fair Speedway Kicks Off Short Track Super Series North Region For Fifth Consecutive Year

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Orange County Fair Speedway Kicks Off Short Track Super Series North Region For Fifth Consecutive Year Sunday, April 8 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the fifth time, Orange County Fair Speedway will serve as the starting point of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco North tour. The ‘Hard Clay Open’ on Sunday, April 8 waves the green flag on the STSS Halmar International North Region: a 50-lap tussle around the ‘Legendary House of Power’ offering $5,000-plus to the winner, $1,000 for 10th and $500 just…

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BRIDGEPORT’S BIG THREE FOR 2018

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BRIDGEPORT'S BIG THREE FOR 2018 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com It's been the talk around racing circles! It was the talk around Motorsports this weekend! The Bridgeport Speedway's 2018 racing schedule and The Big Three are what everyone is talking about! The first of the Big Three events comes on Wednesday, May 16th when the drivers of the Super DIRTcar Series return to the Bridgeport Speedway for the Battle of the Bridge. The return of the Super DIRTcar Series to the Logan Township race track last season was a huge success as Bridgeport regulars, Ryan Watt…

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RULE CHANGES RELEASED FOR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW

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A FEW RULE CHANGES RELEASED FOR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 24, 2018 . . . With the new season of weekly stock car racing at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway a few rule changes have been announced as a result of a recent rules meeting. Late Model stock cars racing at the one-third-mile, banked clay Bechtelsville oval will now be able to us any CFM Holley style carburetor. All 602 and 604 Crate engine Sportsman cars with aluminum or steel wheels must weight 2,300, a weight reduction…

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Revamped Handicap, Double File Restarts Add To Excitement At Woodhull

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Revamped Handicap, Double File Restarts Add To Excitement At Woodhull Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – Last weekend Woodhull Raceway held their annual rules meeting at Woodhull’s local volunteer fire department with several divisions. Changes were discussed and reviewed, with additional changes being requested from drivers. Final rules are now posted online at www.woodhullraceway.com. After the rules meetings wrapped up, track officials held a meeting to review several procedural changes for 2018. Changes including a new procedural rules for all restarts and a revamped handicap system- both of which are being changed to enhance…

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Swarthout Recycling To Present 2018 Woodhull Arnot Mall Car Show Mar. 16-18

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Swarthout Recycling To Present 2018 Woodhull Arnot Mall Car Show Mar. 16-18 Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – 'New York's Toughest Bullring' is gearing up for their 2018 season- their 54th consecutive season of racing at the Woodhull, NY facility founded by the Williams family and now owned and promoted by Ted and Brandi White. But before any laps are turned on the Steuben County third-mile oval, racers and fans can look forward to the annual Arnot Mall Car Show, which will be sponsored once again by Swarthout Recycling for the 9th year in…

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Opens New Dirt Track Era with Exciting 2018 Schedule

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Opens New Dirt Track Era with Exciting 2018 Schedule Historic $10,000-to-win Sportsman Modified “Vermont 200” headlines 19-race calendar Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Vermont’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway has unveiled its highly anticipated 2018 stock car racing schedule, sparkling with a mix of 19 exciting weekly and special events. The Rutland County track, in its 52nd season, will return to full-time dirt racing on a half-mile surface for the first time since 2009, and competition will again be sanctioned by the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. The biggest event…

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SATURDAY NIGHT STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW AGAIN WILL HAVE RCN-TV COVERAGE

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SATURDAY NIGHT STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AGAIN WILL HAVE RCN-TV COVERAGE; SPONSORS GAIN EXPOSURE AS A RESULT OF TV Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 19, 2018 . . . Lehigh Valley, PA’s RCN/TV will offer television coverage of six dates of Saturday night stock car racing at Grandview Speedway five of them NASCAR sanctioned. This will mark the 18th consecutive season that RCN has offered the Saturday action to their viewers. RCN has offered auto racing coverage from area speedways for 39 years going back to the days of the now…

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VP RACING FUELS SIGNS ON TO SPONSOR BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW

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VP RACING FUELS SIGNS ON TO SPONSOR BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW APRIL 7 WINNER GETS $7500, EVERYONE TAKING THE GREEN IN THE FEATURE WILL EARN $1,000 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 17, 2018 . . . VP Racing Fuels will be the sponsor of the first Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker race at Grandview Speedway on April 7th. The big and small block Modified stock car race, going 50 laps, will pay $7500 to the winner and an attention grabbing $1000 to take the green and be one of the 24 starters.…

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New Egypt Speedway To Attend Motorsports Expo This Coming Weekend

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New Egypt Speedway To Attend Motorsports Expo This Coming Weekend; Saturday Autograph Session Planned Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway management will be on hand this coming weekend at the Motorsports Expo in Oaks, PA to answer any questions that you might have regarding the 2018 season. The New Egypt Speedway booth will be located at Booths No. 404-504, the same location it has been in for the past few seasons. This Saturday from 2:30-3PM the New Egypt Speedway booth will be host to an autograph session featuring defending modified champion Billy Pauch…

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JOHN LATWINAS FARMERS INSURANCE AGENCY IS BACK WITH BRETT BALLARD AS A MARKETING PARTNER

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THE JOHN LATWINAS FARMERS INSURANCE AGENCY IS BACK WITH BRETT BALLARD AS A MARKETING PARTNER Story By: Mike Wizniewski/B&M Motorsports Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (January 15, 2018) - When the 2018 dirt racing season gets underway in March, Brett Ballard will have the John Latwinas Farmers Insurance Agency back as a marketing partner. "This will mark the fifth consecutive year that John and his Farmers Insurance Agency has partnered with my race team. I am glad to have him on board again," remarked Ballard. Since 2014, the John Latwinas Farmers Insurance Agency has been offering the residents of…

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Fifth Anniversary Season Gets Underway With Milestone 50th Series Race

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Fifth Anniversary Season Gets Underway With Milestone 50th Series Race Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MILLSBORO, DE – From an idea to an experiment. Then experiment to success. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco approaches its fifth anniversary season in 2018, which gets underway with the milestone 50th race in STSS history on Saturday, March 17 at Georgetown (Del.) Speedway. The STSS was launched to provide big-block/small-block Modified teams with large purses, lucrative point funds and manageable travel schedules during…

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Sheppard Hired Hitman For Shawn Ward Racing

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Matt Sheppard Hired To Drive For Maryland’s Shawn Ward Racing In 2018 With Emphasis On Short Track Super Series; New No. 9s To Debut At Motorsports Show Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com HURLOCK, MD – The hottest Modified driver on dirt is heading to the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco in 2018. Matt Sheppard, who ended 2017 with a Northeast-leading 40-plus feature wins, has announced his intentions to compete for Hurlock, Md.-based Shawn Ward Racing on the Short Track Super Series in '18 plus other high-paying special events…

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show January 19-21

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show January 19-21 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (January 12, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway will once again be a part of the annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show fueled by SUNOCO and distributed by Insinger Performance inside the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center from January 19-21. The Weedsport Speedway booth will feature special novelty sales and other fun activities. Those who sign up for the Weedsport Speedway e-mail list at the show can purchase 2017 t-shirts for only $5, otherwise shirts will be on…

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Modified Specials, Monster Trucks And A Whole Lot More Highlight 2018 New Egypt Speedway Schedule

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Modified Specials, Monster Trucks And A Whole Lot More Highlight 2018 New Egypt Speedway Schedule Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ace Lane Jr./RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway management has released their 2018 schedule which is set to launch with the running of the annual “March Meltdown” on Saturday March 24th. The March 24th event will feature a $5,000 to win/$400 to start Big Block vs. Small Block Modified feature event. The first “points-race” of the 2018 season will be held on Saturday night April 7th when Oliver Communications Group presents a 40-Lap Modified double points…

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February East Bay Raceway Park, North Florida Speedway and Volusia Speedway Park to host Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Jan. 11, 2018 - With the 2018 racing season on the horizon, the annual pilgrimage to Florida for Speedweeks traditionally begins a new campaign for a variety of drivers and teams from throughout North America. The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds are once again the busiest class with 14 dates on their calendar at three different race tracks within the Sunshine State. The DIRTcar Late Models won't…

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BRITTEN TO CELEBRATE FIRST TRACK TITLE AT ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY BANQUET

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BRITTEN TO CELEBRATE FIRST TRACK TITLE AT ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY BANQUET Car Owner Andy Romano Celebrating Another Track Championship Story By: Don Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (January 9, 2018) – Peter Britten has experienced the highs and lows of wanting to make his living at dirt track racing. After all, he won the Australian V8 National Modified Championship several times before moving to New York in 2009 to hone his skills and make his mark as a top driver in the United States dirt Modified ranks. When Britten was released by HBR Motorsports in December of 2016…

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“Monster” Schedule planned for 2018 at Big Diamond Speedway

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“Monster” Schedule planned for 2018 at Big Diamond Speedway   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The 2018 season at the Big Diamond Speedway is shaping up to be its biggest season ever with a plethora of special events planned for the Minersville, PA oval. Track promoter Jake Smulley has been working hard over the winter months to bring the fans a schedule that they can get excited about for the upcoming year. Highlighting the season’s events will be the first ever appearance of the All-Star Monster Truck Tour and as always, the $10,000 to win…

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SCHEDULE FOR 56TH CONSECUTIVE SEASON OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCED

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SCHEDULE FOR 56TH CONSECUTIVE SEASON OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 6, 2018 . . . An ambitious schedule of more than three dozen events has been announced for the 2018 auto racing season at Grandview Speedway. The one-third-mile, banked clay track located in Bechtelsville, PA will be offering its 56th consecutive season of auto racing and there will be a variety of events. T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Late Models will pretty much be the regular Saturday night attraction with Blast From the Past Vintage…

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BRUCE AND THERESA ROGERS TO BE INDUCTED INTO EASTERN MOTORSPORT PRESS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME

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BRUCE AND THERESA ROGERS TO BE INDUCTED INTO EASTERN MOTORSPORT PRESS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 5, 2017 . . . Two of the most respected people in the short track auto racing business will be honored by the Eastern Motorsport Press Association on January 13th. Theresa Rogers along with her late husband Bruce will be inducted into the EMPA Hall of Fame joining other major figures in the sport. Bruce helped his father, Forrest, build the one-third-mile, banked Grandview Speedway which opened in 1963. The popular track will…

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Support of Weedsport Speedway

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Support of Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (January 4, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s 11-race special event schedule will once again see support from the premiere heavy-duty truck and construction equipment dealership in New York State, Tracey Road Equipment. Offering a complete range of new & used sales and rental equipment, as well as full service, parts, warranty, and financing capabilities, Tracey Road Equipment provides the best trucks and machines that will increase your uptime, decrease your downtime, provide you with a low cost of ownership,…

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First American Racer Cup Tire Giveaway of 2018 Set For Jan. 21 During Motorsports Show

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First American Racer Cup Tire Giveaway of 2018 Set For Jan. 21 During Motorsports Show; Registration Open Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MILLSBORO, DE – The first ‘pre-season’ tire giveaway for the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco is fast approaching. The $50,000-plus American Racer Cup is set for its ninth season in 2018, once again rewarding weekly Modified and Sportsman racers at home tracks across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Aside from the huge cash payout, tire giveaways are a key part of the Cup program. The first of two ‘pre-season’…

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Chesapeake Paving Boosts March 16-17 Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Georgetown Opener

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Chesapeake Paving Boosts March 16-17 Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Georgetown Opener: $6,949 To Win STSS Modifieds; $4,049 To Win Small-Block Modifieds Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The 2018 Northeast dirt-track Modified opener has gotten more lucrative. Jeff Brown’s Chesapeake Paving of Salisbury, Md., sweetened the pot for the season-opening Melvin L. Joseph Memorial weekend March 16-17 at Georgetown Speedway. The two-day program includes the 50th race in Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco history on Saturday, as the 49-lap big-block/small-block event kicks off the eight-race STSS Velocita-USA South…

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March Meltdown To Launch New Egypt Speedway’s 2018 Season Saturday March 24th

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March Meltdown To Launch New Egypt Speedway’s 2018 Season Saturday March 24th   Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway’s 2018 season will begin on Saturday March 24th 2018 with the March Meltdown. The event that will be highlighted with a 50-Lap Modified feature which will pay $5,000 to win and $400 to start. Hoosier and American Racer tires will be allowed in order to attract outsiders to the Ocean County, NJ D-Shaped facility. Rules and event information will be posted on our website www.newegyptspeedway.net soon. Past winners of…

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Weedsport Speedway’s 2018 Special Event Schedule Highlighted with Mid-Summer Blockbusters

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Weedsport Speedway’s 2018 Special Event Schedule Highlighted with Mid-Summer Blockbusters Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (December 14, 2017) – Weedsport Speedway officially announced its 2018 special event schedule on Thursday, revealing an 11-race calendar that features visits from the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, the All-Star Circuit of Champions, USAC’s National Sprints Cars, the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, the Empire Super Sprints, and more. With 11 race dates ranging from Sunday, May 20 to Wednesday, October 3; a blockbuster weekend set for the middle of July is likely to catch the eye…

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Short Track Super Series Announces Expanded Sportsman Program for 2018

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Short Track Super Series Announces Expanded Sportsman Program for 2018 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco has announced an expanded Sportsman program for the 2018 season. Three separate STSS Sportsman champions will be crowned in ’18, each guaranteed $1,000 for their efforts. The STSS Open Sportsman program returns for its third season, while Crate 602 Sportsman will be featured for the first time in North and South Regions. Each of the three Sportsman programs offer five dates for competitors. A…

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Bicknell Racing Products: A Record Year

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Bicknell Racing Products: A Record Year Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff December 14, 2017 - To sum up the 2017 season for Bicknell Racing Products in three words – a record year. Bicknell Racing products built 244 cars for 2017, surpassing their last record, which was set in 2004 of 237 cars. On August 20th, Bicknell already started building their 2018 chassis. As of December 10th, they’ve already surpassed car No.100. "This year had been really busy, which is great,” said Bicknell co-owner, Randy Williamson. “We started building our 2018 chassis' about two weeks before we…

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VP RACING FUELS RETURN AS SPONSOR FOR SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING EVENTS AT GRANDVIEW

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VP RACING FUELS RETURN AS SPONSOR FOR SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING EVENTS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA December 15, 2017. . . With the 56th season of stock car racing scheduled to get underway at Grandview Speedway on March 31st interest is already growing in the NASCAR sanctioned Saturday night racing action which will once again feature the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman stock cars. The annual free-to-the-public practice session will kick things off on Saturday, March 31st at noon. And Saturday, April 7th, will feature the Bruce Rogers Memorial, a 75-lapper, for big and…

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Major Event Dates Taking Shape For Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2018; Winter Blast Set For Saturday, February 17

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Major Event Dates Taking Shape For Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2018; Winter Blast Set For Saturday, February 17 Story By: Dave Medler/ Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – December 9, 2017 – Brewerton and Fulton Speedways’ exciting 2018 schedules are taking shape with major events at both speedways that will give race fans high-speed racing excitement in must-see events. The 33rd annual Outlaw 200 Weekend, one of the crown jewels in all of modified racing, will be held at Fulton Speedway on Friday September 28 and Saturday, September 29. The Super…

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