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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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Pauch Jr. Records New Egypt Championship Along With 12 Wins In 2017

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Pauch Jr. Records 12 Feature Victories and One Championship During Stout Season Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.Com Photo Staff Mandee Pauch Relations – Billy Pauch Jr. accomplished a big feat this season when he tackled the New Egypt Speedway track championship in early September. “We set out to win the championship this year as one of our main goals and we were able to accomplish that this year after losing it by one point in 2016,” Pauch Jr. said. Along with clinching the points title in the Rick Holsten’s No.96 Small Block Modified, Pauch Jr. was able to collect…

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New Egypt Speedway Gearing Up For Solid 2018 Season

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New Egypt Speedway Gearing Up For Solid 2018 Season   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway management is full throttle ahead in preparing for its 2018 season. An aggressive weekly schedule as well as a number of special events is in the works and should be announced in the coming weeks as well as the weekly rules. As announced back in July, New Egypt Speedway will be opening it’s Modified rules to welcome back the Big Block and Open Small Block Modifieds to compete with the…

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Champions Crowned At Woodhull Raceway Awards Banquet

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Champions Crowned At Woodhull Raceway Awards Banquet Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photos By: Joe Kaminski/Woodhull Raceway & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – With over two hundred guests in attendance at the Watson Homestead Retreat & Conference Center in Painted Post, NY, Woodhull Raceway crowned the track champions of all of their divisions. There were awards for the top point finishers in each division, along with point fund earnings as well as other bonuses earned from Woodhull’s great partners at Lias Tire/American Racer as well as Insinger Performance/Sunoco Race Fuels. Billy Van Pelt was crowned for the nineteenth time in…

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Roars Into 2018

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Roars Into 2018 With Exciting Schedule MILLSBORO, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is roaring into 2018. On the heels of the most successful season to date for the series, STSS management has announced the 2018 big-block/small-block Modified schedule for the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region. The milestone 50th race in series history will kick-start ‘18 at Del.’s Georgetown Speedway on March 17 with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial, a 49-lap event offering a minimum of $4,900 to win…

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T.P. TRAILERS & TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURNS FOR SEVENTH SEASON AS SPONSOR AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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T.P. TRAILERS & TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURNS FOR SEVENTH SEASON AS A MAJOR SPONSOR OF NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY; 33 FEATURE WINNERS EARN REWARDS FROM T.P. Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA December 2, 2017 . . . The NASCAR racing season at Grandview Speedway produced some of the most competitive racing seen in years. No less than 33 different drivers earned feature wins with 14 drivers winning T.P. Trailers NASCAR Modified feature victories earning an extra $250 each time they went to victory lane. In the Sportsman division there were 12 different winners and…

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Super DIRTcar Series 2018 Schedule Announced; Hometrack Points Dropped

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New Super DIRTcar Series Dates and Changes to the DIRTcar Hometrack Program Strengthens Dirt Racing in the Northeast   Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stock 2018 schedules announced Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar   Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff   CONCORD, NC - Dec. 1, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series is excited to announce its 2018 schedule along with the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks. A total of 27 tracks will see action in 2018 from February through November across the four DIRTcar Racing divisions. Super DIRTcar Series   The premier dirt racing series in the…

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Expands To Two-Day ‘Weekend’ Opener

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Expands To Two-Day ‘Weekend’ Opener March 16-17 At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The founder of Georgetown Speedway – Melvin L. Joseph – will be honored with an opening weekend in 2018. Georgetown Speedway has announced its Northeast dirt Modified opener will expand to a two-day event. The Melvin L. Joseph Memorial kick-starts the season at the Sussex County facility on Friday-Saturday March 16-17. The Friday night (March 16) portion of the program will be headlined by small-block Modifieds competing in a 30-lap feature paying $3,049 to…

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KING OF DIRT INTRODUCING HOME TRACK POINTS

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KING OF DIRT INTRODUCING HOME TRACK POINTS More Opportunity For Tour Drivers To Earn Points In 2018 Story By: Rob Hazer/King of Dirt Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com November 28, 2017 (Fonda, NY) – King Of Dirt Racing is working towards 2018, which starts with the Banquet on February 10th to celebrate the 2017 season. News will certainly be coming before that starting with the addition of home track bonus points to the tour next summer. There are moving parts to how home track bonus points will work in 2018, however simply put a driver on tour regularly will have an…

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BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL WILL KICK OFF SEASON AT GRANDVIEW

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FIRST ANNUAL BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL WILL KICK OFF RACING SEASON AT GRANDVIEW FREEDOM 76 SET FOR SEPTEMBER 15, SEASON TICKETS ON SALE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA November 25, 2017 . . . The man who, along with his father Forrest, built Grandview Speedway will be remembered with the 1st Annual Bruce Rogers Memorial on Saturday, April 7th with a 75 lap race featuring both Big and Small Block Modifieds. The race will pay $7,500 to win. For 55 years Rogers with support from his wife Theresa and in recent year’s family members operated the one-third-mile,…

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Bachetti Holds Off Ricci for ‘Gobbler’ Crown at Accord

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Andy Bachetti Completes his Stellar 2017 Season with $5,500 Payday at Brett Deyo's Season-Ending 'Gobbler' at the Accord Speedway; Mike Ricci Settles for Second after Race-Long Duel Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ACCORD, NY- November 25, 2017- Whenever Brett Deyo's Short Track Super Series rolls into the Palmer Family owned Accord Speedway in Accord, N.Y., the odds of the event being one that leaves the fans talking throughout the long winter months are fairly high. One could almost suggest that it's expected. The fifth annual 'Gobbler' certainly lived up to its reputation as Andy…

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It’s Almost Time To ‘Gobble’ At Accord Speedway

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It’s Almost Time To ‘Gobble’ At Accord Speedway; Northeast Outdoor Dirt-Track Finale Takes Place Saturday Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – It’s almost time to ‘Gobble’ at Accord Speedway! On Saturday (November 25), Accord Speedway will host a full plate of stock car racing as the ‘Gobbler’ closes the curtain on the 2017 Northeast outdoor dirt-track season. The ‘post-season’ event celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. ‘Mashed Potato’ Modifieds headline the card in a 50-lap feature offering $5,500 to the winner. Anthony Perrego is a two-time event winner, taking the inaugural in 2013 driving for…

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‘Early Bird’ Registration Strong for 2018 American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco

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‘Early Bird’ Registration Strong for 2018 American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco; Billy Van Pelt First Entrant Story & Photos By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup SYRACUSE, NY – The 2018 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco roared out of the gate over the weekend. ‘Early bird’ registrations at the Northeast Race Products Show in Syracuse, N.Y., were brisk for the upcoming race season with 2017 just recently in the rear-view mirror. Some 14 facilities spread from upstate New York to southern Delaware comprise the ’18 Cup and drivers are anxious to take part in the program which offers $51,450 cash…

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Champions Yetman, Marcuccilli, Bernard and Sheppard Honored at DIRTcar Northeast Banquet

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Champions Honored at DIRTcar Northeast Banquet Yetman, Marcuccilli, Bernard and Sheppard Crowned Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY - Nov. 20, 2017 - The Northeast DIRTcar Racing industry gathered on Saturday night to celebrate the many accomplishments throughout the 2017 racing season, handing out over $200,000 dollars and special awards while honoring the champions for another great season. The Night of Champions kicked off with the acknowledgement of the many tracks, sponsors and teams that gathered in the banquet hall at the Holiday Inn in Central New York. A very special recognition was…

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VONDOHREN & WILLS CAPTURE FRIDAY NIGHT BRIDGEPORT WINS

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VONDOHREN & WILLS CAPTURE FRIDAY NIGHT BRIDGEPORT WINS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com After a pair of second place finishes, Craig VonDohren made a strong statement as he raced to the win in the 358 Small Block Modified feature event at the Bridgeport Speedway on the first night of the Wildcard Racing weekend. Tom Wills, Jr. raced to his sixth win of the season in Pennco Tech Outlaw Stock competition. Polesitter, Brett Kressley led the first fifteen laps of the feature event, looking for his second Bridgeport Small Block Modified victory of the…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA READYING FOR 2018

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ALBANY-SARATOGA READYING FOR 2018 Story By: Don & JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (November 19, 2017) – The 2017 season had not yet come to an official close when Promoter Lyle DeVore began to lay plans for the facility and program improvements at the popular dirt oval that runs weekly on Friday nights under the DIRTcar NE banner. “The 2017 season was a great season for us despite five rainouts and threatening weather every week,” stated DeVore. “Our car counts were great and the crowds were good weekly. All in all we had a successful year.”…

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Accord Speedway Serving Up A ‘Full Plate’ of Stock Car Racing This Saturday

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Accord Speedway Serving Up A ‘Full Plate’ of Stock Car Racing This Saturday (November 25) With Fifth Annual ‘Gobbler’ Event Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Eat Thanksgiving dinner with the family, we’ll provide the dirt-track dessert. On Saturday (November 25), Accord Speedway will host a full plate of stock car racing as the ‘Gobbler’ closes the curtain on the 2017 Northeast outdoor dirt-track season. The ‘post-season’ event celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. ‘Mashed Potato’ Modifieds headline the card in a 50-lap feature offering $5,500 to the winner. Anthony Perrego is a two-time event…

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Heinke Baldwin Racing 2017 Season in Review

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Heinke Baldwin Racing 2017 Season in Review Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Mandee Pauch Relations – November 15, 2017 – Fast cars, knowledge and teamwork led the Heinke-Baldwin race team to a strong 2017 season. Together, the team earned five wins, 48 top-fives and 81 top-10s in 119 races. Their consistency shined bright with six top-10 points finishes, not just at their weekly home tracks but also on the Super DIRTcar Series. “It really seemed like we got off to a decent start but then for some reason we were starting to dial backwards,” said the…

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Short Track Super Series Modifieds Set To Debut At Port Royal Speedway In 2018

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Short Track Super Series Modifieds Set To Debut At Port Royal Speedway In 2018; Speed Showcase Set For Friday, October 12 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff PORT ROYAL, PA – The rumble of Modifieds returns to Port Royal Speedway in 2018. For the first time in more than 30 years, the rejuvenated fairgrounds facility known as the ‘Speed Palace’ will play host to a Modified race. The 2018 return will be sanctioned by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco as part of the tour’s Velocita-USA South Region. The event is planned for Friday night, October…

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New Egypt Speedway To Host Awards Banquet Saturday, February 24th

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New Egypt Speedway To Host Awards Banquet Saturday, February 24th Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com   New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway will officially crown its 2017 Point Champions on Saturday February 24th at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center located on Route 37 in Toms River, NJ. Track Champion’s that will be crowned will be Billy Pauch Jr. in the 358 Modifieds, Ryan Godown in the Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Billy Osmun III in the Hammer Sportsman, Tommy Tanner in the Crate Modifieds, Bill Liedtka in the Street Stocks and David Burns in our…

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Freedom Motorsports Park Modified Division Joins American Racer Cup For 2018

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Freedom Motorsports Park Modified Division Joins American Racer Cup For 2018 Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup DELEVAN, NY – Freedom Motorsports Park Modified racers will have the opportunity to compete for big rewards in 2018. On Friday night during the speedway’s year-end Awards Banquet, Freedom promoter Bob Reis announced the one-third-mile oval would join the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco in 2018. American Racer will be the tire of choice at Freedom next season in the Modified ranks and competitors will see the benefits of the Cup. “After looking over all the benefits of the American Racer Cup…

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Bicknell Racing Products Sweep World Finals

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Bicknell Racing Products Sweep World Finals Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The most prestigious dirt racing event in the country was held last weekend at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Textron Off Road World Finals. It was a huge three-day event that brought fans and drivers from across the world to witness several Bicknell drivers make history. In front of a packed grandstands, Thursday evening saw the Big Block Modifieds hit the track to qualify for both their Friday and Saturday events. Mike Mahaney had a night to remember by sweeping both qualifying sessions and picking up…

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Northeast Racing Products Trade Show

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Northeast Racing Products Trade Show on November 17-18 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY (November 10, 2017) – Weedsport Speedway officials are proud to announce that they will be taking part in the inaugural Northeast Racing Products Trade Show at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse on November 17-18. A Weedsport Speedway booth will be on display throughout the weekend with remaining 2017 apparel, including t-shirts and hoodies, on sale at blowout prices. Information will also be available for The Gearbox online store, which provides a perfect outlet for holiday shopping. While at the…

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Relive Super DIRT Week on MAVTV

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Relive Super DIRT Week on MAVTV Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - November 9, 2017 - The 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway was one for the ages. The five-day event at the Clay Palace attracted several thousand fans who are deeming it one of the greatest Super DIRT Weeks in history. Watch it on TV, and see for yourself. Full coverage of the Super DIRT Week will be featured on Suzuki presented by SPEED SPORT on MAVTV. As an appetizer to the main course, MAVTV will re-air the…

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Bridgeport Postpones Wildcard Weekend

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Bridgeport Postpones Wildcard Weekend to November 17 & 18 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ (November 8, 2017) - With record-breaking low temperatures (for this time of the year) on the horizon, Bridgeport Speedway has postponed this week's Wildcard Weekend to the following weekend (Nov 17 & 18). A much more favorable forecast is predicted for next weekend thus allowing Bridgeport to utilize their 'rain date'. 'We hate to pull the plug when it's not going to rain but this cold weather is not good for the drivers or the fans,' expressed general manager Danny…

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Upstate Automotive Adds “Gravy” To ‘Mashed Potato’ Accord Speedway ‘Gobbler’

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Upstate Automotive Adds “Gravy” To ‘Mashed Potato’ Accord Speedway November 25 ‘Gobbler’ Event – Now $5,500 To Win! Story By: Brett Deyo/The Gobbler Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – There has been some “gravy” added to the 'Gobbler' ‘Mashed Potato’ Modified event. Thanks to Upstate Automotive in Germantown, N.Y., the big-block/small-block ‘Mashed Potato’ Modified winner at Accord Speedway Saturday, November 25 will receive $5,500, an increase of $500 from the originally posted $5,000. The post-Thanksgiving event becomes more lucrative for 50 fast laps around the Ulster County bullring. The 2017 edition of the ‘Gobbler’ is the fifth anniversary…

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BRIDGEPORT PREPARES FOR SEASON FINALE

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BRIDGEPORT PREPARES FOR SEASON FINALE Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will wave the checkered flag on the 2017 season with the Wild Card Weekend – the final hand of the 2017 Colonial Pipeline Call Before You Dig Poker Series – with a two day event on Friday, November 10th and Saturday, November 11th. On Friday night, the Small Block Modifieds will return to action on the 5/8 mile track for their fourth appearance of the 2017 season. Rick Laubach, Brett Kressley and Jeff Strunk have picked up wins in Bridgeport’s Small Block Modified…

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Sheppard Seals the Championship in Grand Fashion with a Win at World Finals

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Sheppard Seals the Championship in Grand Fashion with a Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Matt Sheppard caps off comeback en route to sixth Super DIRTcar Series Title Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 4, 2017 - During the final night of competition at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals, Matt Sheppard capped off one of the greatest comebacks in Super DIRTcar Series history. The Waterloo, NY driver who was looking down and out after serving a suspension halfway through the season, clawed his way back to the top. In…

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Williamson Capitalizes on Opportunity with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

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Williamson Capitalizes on Opportunity with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Sheppard increases point lead; Decker Still within striking distance for the Championship Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dan DeMarco &Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 3, 2017 - A near capacity crowd at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway witnessed the underdog take on the Series Champ. At the end, it was the feel good story of Mat Williamson who wasn't sure if he was going to race after losing an engine during Thursday Night's qualifying. With the help of fellow competitors in the Super DIRTcar…

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Magic Mike Sweeps the Night

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Mahaney Sweeps the Night Mike Mahaney Sweeps Qualifying and Heat Races Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC - Nov. 2, 2017 - In front of a packed grandstands, the Super DIRTcar Series took to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Night One of Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals for their qualifying night. Mike Mahaney had a night to remember, sweeping both qualifying sessions and picking up two heat race victories. In all there were 48 Big-Block Modifieds that signed in at Textron Off Road World Finals. The Super DIRTcar Series first took to the track…

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Short Track Super Series Announces ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet

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Short Track Super Series Announces ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet Saturday, December 16 in Bethlehem, Pa. Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BETHLEHEM, PA – The 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP ‘Night of Champions’ is set for Saturday, December 16. The Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel & Conference Center in Bethlehem, Pa., serves as the backdrop for the year-end STSS celebration, recognizing the accomplishments of drivers in the Halmar International North Region, Velocita-USA South Region and Sportsman series. For the third time in his career, Sheffield, Mass., driver Andy Bachetti…

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Accord Speedway Set To Host Fifth Annual ‘Gobbler’

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Accord Speedway Set To Host Fifth Annual ‘Gobbler’ Event Saturday, November 25 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – The “regular season” has been completed, Short Track Super Series champions decided, now it’s time for the dessert. On Saturday, November 25 – for the fifth year – Accord Speedway will host the post-season ‘Gobbler’ special. This event will again be headlined by a 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event paying $5,000 to the winner under Short Track Super Series rules. Joining the Modifieds will be the Sportsman (Open vs. Crate) offering a minimum of $1,000 to win, the…

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HBR to Close Season at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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HBR to Close Season at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The HBR team will make their final two Big Block Modified starts of the season this weekend with the Super DIRTcar Series at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the World Finals. Last years results weren’t what the team had hoped for but leading into this years World Finals, the team is confident to carry this seasons momentum down south. Heading into the World Finals at The Dirt Track, Jimmy Phelps has three wins under…

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Short Track Super Series Announces Four-Year Agreement With Sunoco

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Short Track Super Series Announces Four-Year Agreement With Sunoco/Insinger Performance; Overall 2018 ‘Grand Champion’ Could Receive $57,500 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE - The Short Track Super Series (STSS) announced on Saturday a four-year partnership with Sunoco Race Fuels to commence in the 2018 season. The agreement will bring Sunoco Race Fuels sponsorship to the touring series and offer unprecedented bonuses to drivers competing in the series and at home tracks designated as part of the American Racer Cup, also a Sunoco-sponsored program. The STSS/Sunoco partnership was orchestrated by Northeast distributor Insinger Performance of Dushore,…

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219 Competitors Enter Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway

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219 Competitors Enter Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway; Ryan Godown, Ricky Elliott and Duane Howard Lead Winners; Ryan Watt STSS South Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff GEORGETOWN, DE – Two full days of racing brought more than 200 competitors to Georgetown Speedway for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend on Friday and Saturday. Ryan Godown (Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Modified), Ricky Elliott (Super Late Model) and Duane Howard (Small-Block Modified) headlined the winners during the season finale event at the Sussex County facility. Ryan Watt, meanwhile, secured the STSS Velocita…

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Marcuccilli Closes Stellar Season with WSTC NE Sportsman Victory

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Marcuccilli Closes Stellar Season with WSTC NE Sportsman Victory Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Dave Marcuccilli completed a dominant season by scoring the OneDirt World Short Track Championship VP Racing Fuels Sportsman Modified Victory at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Marcuccilli, who was also victorious twice during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, started fifth in the 30-lap Feature as Eric Giguere paced the field to Green and led lap one. Defending race winner Ronnie Davis utilized the top side of the 4/10th-mile dirt oval to grab the lead from Giguere on the third…

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Strickler Scores Second Straight UMP Modified WSTC Feature

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Strickler Scores Second Straight UMP Modified WSTC Feature Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship came to a close on Saturday after three days of racing at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. The final night of racing action at the fast 4/10-mile high-banked dirt oval located northeast of Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina featured Last Chance Showdowns, the Championship Features and the special All-Star Invitational Features to conclude the weekend. The High Side Tickler Kyle Strickler would be the man of the weekend as the star from nearby…

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Britten and Graham Ready to Tackle Charlotte

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Britten and Graham Ready to Tackle Charlotte Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Peter Britten and Ray Graham proved that they are a force to be reckoned with after their debut at Oswego Speedway for Super DIRT Week. Now, the dynamic duo is pleased to announce they will be heading south to take on the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the World Finals. “We had a great car and almost won the biggest race in modified racing together at Oswego, which is pretty promising heading into Charlotte,” noted Britten. “It’s a little bit of a…

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Clinching Scenarios: SSTS South Heading Into This Weekend At Georgetown

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Clinching Scenarios: SSTS South Heading Into This Weekend At Georgetown Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The ‘neutral’ ground of Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway will decide a 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) champion. The eight-race STSS Velocita-USA South region title – and the $10,000 that accompanies it – comes down to 40 laps around the Sussex County half-mile track this Saturday, October 28 as part of the two-day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Following his ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ conquest at Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway on Sept. 30, Boyertown, Pa., driver Ryan Watt has accrued 587…

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Draws Nearly 300 Cars for Night One Practice Sessions

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Draws Nearly 300 Cars for Night One Practice Sessions Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Justin Fiedler/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC - Oct. 26, 2017 - The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship mega-event opened Thursday evening with 288 total entries across eight divisions taking to the 4/10th-mile semi-banked oval at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for hot lap practice sessions. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship, a three-day event, puts the best short track racers in the country on center stage. A purse in excess of $110,000 across all eight divisions will be…

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DIRTcar Nationals Just Got Bigger – Feb 6-17, 2018 at Volusia Speedway Park

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DIRTcar Nationals Just Got Bigger Now five nights of Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block action and four nights of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models - Feb 6-17, 2018 at Volusia Speedway Park Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 25, 2017 - The 2018 racing calendar just got more exciting...what better way to start a new season than with 12 nights of racing in Florida in February. Major changes to the event program highlight the new and exciting schedule for the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals as the racing season kicks off Feb. 6 through 17,…

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors DIRTcar Racing family reunion features over $50,000 in contingency awards Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 23, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing welcomes some of the best known brands in motorsports to the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship, October 26-28, with contingency awards totaling over $50,000 across all divisions. The inaugural OneDirt World Short Track Championship attracted over 300 racers across nine divisions during three nights of thrilling dirt track racing. The second edition of the burgeoning event will once again give grassroots racers a…

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MORTENSEN RETURNS TO THE RIDGE VICTORIOUS

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MORTENSEN RETURNS TO THE RIDGE VICTORIOUS Parodi, Knight, Graves, Ballard, Cherko, & Aussicker Also Winners Story By: Rob Hazer/GRMP Photos By: Jeff Karabin/GRMP October 22, 2017 (Fultonville, NY) – Round two of what has been dubbed the ‘fall series’ at the fastest ¼ mile on dirt saw Mark Mortensen return to The Ridge Saturday night and pick up the Crate Modified win after a spirited duel with Jeremy Pitts. Mike Parodi, Justin Knight, Andy Graves, Chase Aussicker, Sloan Cherko, and Danny Ballard were also victorious on the evening. Some might argue heads up starts aren’t very exciting. Well don’t tell…

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HEARN WINS 12TH CAREER EASTERN STATES 200

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HEARN WINS 12TH CAREER EASTERN STATES 200 Story By: FRANK CATIZONE/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN – Don’t blame Brett Hearn for thinking back to the closing laps of last year’s Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway. After all, Hearn, after dominating the race for so many laps, seemed headed for another victory during this historic fall racing classic until Stewart Friesen entered the picture. Friesen snatched the win away from Hearn between the third and fourth turns on the final circuit to claim his first Eastern States triumph. Hearn, the winningest driver in…

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GROSSO GAINS HIS FIRST CAREER MODIFIED FEATURE VICTORY AT NEW EGYPT

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GROSSO GAINS HIS FIRST CAREER MODIFIED FEATURE VICTORY AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S ALL STAR CUP SHOOTOUT Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ (October 22, 2017) - At New Egypt Speedway's All Star Cup Shootout presented by the Flemington Car & Truck Country Family of Dealerships and 48Barriers.com, Brandon Grosso gained his first Modified feature victory. Kyle Lilick topped the field in the main event for the Hammer Sportsman. The Crate Modified feature was won by Matt Stangle while Ryan Godown scored the checkered flag in the Northeast Wingless Sprint Car contest.…

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Richards Wins Dirt Track World Championship; Clinches First Lucas Oil Title

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Richards Wins Dirt Track World Championship; Clinches First Lucas Oil Title Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, OH (October 21, 2017) - Josh Richards completed a dream night at Portsmouth Raceway Park on Saturday night. The West Virginia native won his first-career Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries, worth $100,000, and the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship, worth $75,000. Richards became the fourth different leader of the race when he passed race leader and defending DTWC winner, Brandon Sheppard for the lead after a lap 46 restart. Richards…

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Stewart Friesen Wins Wild Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County

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Stewart Friesen Wins Wild Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway; Andy Bachetti $12,500 Halmar North Region Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – In a wild, unpredictable main event, Stewart Friesen emerged victorious Thursday night at Orange County Fair Speedway. The Sprakers, N.Y., driver pitted for a pair of fresh tires after slowing from the lead on the 38th circuit of the 50-lap event and was able to weave back through traffic to win the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at the five-eighths-mile oval. Friesen earned $5,000 for his…

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The Sheppard & Decker Stage is Set for an Epic Championship Battle

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The Stage is Set for an Epic Championship Battle The Super DIRTcar Series take center stage at Textron Off Road World Finals Nov. 2-4 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 19, 2017 - All dirt roads lead to Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals, but the road to the championship is very muddy for the Super DIRTcar Series. Among the three series in action at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Super DIRTcar Series has the closest points battle. Two veteran competitors, Matt Sheppard and Billy Decker…

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