Dirt Modifieds

DTD TV and Short Track Super Series Enter Into Long Term Deal

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DTD TV and Short Track Super Series Enter Into Long Term Deal Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - As the saying goes, 'don't mess with a good thing.' That is exactly how the parties at Dirt Track Digest and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled by Sunoco felt after the conclusion of the 2019 racing season. After quick negotiation, the contract was signed allowing DTD TV to continue to be the official pay-per-view provider of the Short Track Super Series North and South Region for the foreseeable future. "We couldn't be happier…

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Tyler Siri & Danny Johnson Form Two-Car Team for All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’

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Tyler Siri & Danny Johnson Form Two-Car Team for All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The ‘Boss Man’ and ‘the Doctor’ are Florida bound. Tyler Siri and Danny Johnson have set plans to compete in the inaugural ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. The pair will head south in team cars for the Horseheads, N.Y.-based Tyler Siri Racing at the half-mile oval located approximately one hour to the south and west of Jacksonville. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By…

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Van Pelt, Groover & Hoopes Form Three-Car Florida Team; Smith & Morseman File Entries

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Van Pelt, Groover & Hoopes Form Three-Car Florida Team; Smith & Morseman File Entries Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The buzz for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at Florida’s All-Tech Raceway is getting louder. The first-time visit by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco to the half-mile oval located approximately an hour to the south and west of Jacksonville continues to generate excitement as the February 5-8 event grows nearer. Billy Van Pelt, the 21-time champion of New York’s Toughest Bullring – Woodhull Raceway – has filed an entry…

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Ken Schrader Named Grand Marshal for Melvin L. Joseph Memorial

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Motorsports Icon Ken Schrader Named Grand Marshal for Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – One of North America’s motorsports icons – Ken Schrader – will appear at Georgetown Speedway in March. Schrader has been named the Grand Marshal for the season-opening Melvin L. Joseph Memorial at the Sussex County half-mile oval Friday-Saturday March 6-7. The two-day event is headlined by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central Modified opener, paying $10,049 to win. Starting…

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Pauch Jr. to Make Sunshine State Dirt Modified Debut at All-Tech Raceway

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Florida First: Billy Pauch Jr. to Make Sunshine State Dirt Modified Debut at All-Tech Raceway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The last name ‘Pauch’ carries a sense of responsibility in Northeast auto racing. It’s safe to say Billy Pauch Jr. is doing the legacy well. Pauch Jr., the third-generation of the famed New Jersey racing family, enjoyed a successful 2019 season traversing the dirt tracks of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware. The Milford, N.J., driver recorded 10 victories in the Modified division amidst his other open-wheel racing endeavors. Among those conquests was…

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Anthony Perrego Headed South for STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’

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Anthony Perrego Headed South for STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photo By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – For the first time, lucrative pay structures are being offered in the state of Florida this February. And the Northeast’s top drivers are responding in a big way. Anthony Perrego became the latest driver to file his entry for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco inaugural trip to All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla. The half-mile oval hosts an open practice on Wednesday, February 5 with three consecutive nights of…

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Renews Short Track Super Series Partnership for 2020

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Renews Short Track Super Series Partnership for 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com FLORIDA, NY – Behrent’s is back! Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, the most highly recognized provider of parts and services in the oval-track racing industry, has renewed its support of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco for the 2020 season. And again, competitors stand to benefit. At every STSS Modified event – in both the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central – the drivers placing fourth and…

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Fan-Favorite Events Highlight 2020 DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Tour

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Fan-Favorite Events Highlight 2020 DIRTcar 358 Modified Series TourFulton Speedway kicks off 358 Series in April, Quebec swing returns in July Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Dec. 13, 2019 — 2020 DIRTcar 358 Modified Series schedule was released on Friday at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show. It includes many fan-favorite events, plus a new exciting two-race Quebec swing. Building off the success of 2019 the Series will once again be a unified tour. The DIRTcar 358 Series championship will include points earned at their weekly home track and points earned at…

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After Outstanding 2019, Tim Hartman Jr. Ready for All-Tech Raceway STSS Sunshine Swing

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After Outstanding 2019, Tim Hartman Jr. Ready for All-Tech Raceway STSS Sunshine Swing Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The Hitman. TH2. Big Time Little Tim. No matter your nickname of choice, Tim Hartman Jr. completed a career-defining season in 2019. Now, the Niskayuna, N.Y., driver is poised to kick-start his ’20 campaign earlier than ever: in the state of Florida this February. Hartman has filed his Crate 602 Sportsman entry for the first-ever Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in…

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New Races, Return of Eastern States Highlights 2020 Super DIRTcar Series Tour

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New Races, Return of Eastern States Highlights 2020 Super DIRTcar Series Tour Fan favorites Bridgeport, Thunder Mountain, Ohsweken join tour with historic Northeast venues Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Dec. 10, 2019 — Super DIRTcar Series fans saw one of the greatest all-time championship battles go down to the final night of the 2019 season, culminating in Mat Williamson edging seven-time champ Matt Sheppard for the crown. Today, the Super DIRTcar Series reveals its 2020 schedule, setting the stage for the best Big Block Modified drivers in the country to showcase their…

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Announces 2020 Schedule Covering Five States

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Announces 2020 Schedule Covering Five States Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The seventh year for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is poised to be the strongest to date. The 2020 schedule of events encompasses five states, two regions for both the Modified and Crate 602 Sportsman divisions and – for the first time ever – a trip to Florida for the inaugural ‘Sunshine Swing’ mini-series in February. The STSS Modified Halmar International North Region…

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‘Money Mat’ Williamson Set to Chase STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Cash

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‘Money Mat’ Williamson Set to Chase STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Cash Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: John John Lane & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – For dirt Modified teams, there are unprecedented purses available during the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in February. Thanks to a joint venture between All-Tech management and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, STSS big-block/small-block Modified racers will have the ability to compete for $5,000, $7,500 and $10,000 top prizes, respectively, on February 6, 7 and 8 at the facility located west of Jacksonville. With large…

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Bachetti Gets Himself a Second Helping in Accord’s Gobbler

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Bachetti Gets Himself a Second Helping in Accord’s Gobbler Story By: Mike Mallett/DTD Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Andy Bachetti went back for a second helping in the 2019 edition of the ‘Gobbler’ at the Accord Speedway. The Sheffield, Mass., driver dominated Saturday’s 50-lap feature for his second consecutive victory in the season ending event at the quarter-mile. Bachetti won the race the last time it was run back in 2017 after Mother Nature claimed the 2018 edition. He now joins Anthony Perrego as the only two-time winner of the annual Northeast outdoor Modified finale. Bachetti took home…

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Early Entries Prepare for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ February 5-8, 2020

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Early Entries Prepare for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ February 5-8, 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – In just over two months, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes history with its first appearance in the Sunshine State. While the final checkered flags have just been waved for the Northeast season, 2020 is approaching quickly for STSS competitors eyeing the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. STSS Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman make their debut at the half-mile track approximately one…

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Fonda 200 $53,000 to Win, $1,000 to Start September 17-19, 2020

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Fonda 200 $53,000 to Win, $1,000 to Start September 17-19, 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – In 2019 at Fonda Speedway, a tradition was restored. For the first time in nearly two decades, the Fonda 200 returned to the Track of Champions last September as a three-day racing festival highlighted by the $53,000-to-win, 200-lap big-block/small-block Modified crown jewel. For 2020, the Fonda 200 weekend is back and is even more lucrative. Fonda Speedway’s BD Motorsports Media LLC management team has announced the ’20 edition of the 200 weekend will take place on Thursday-Saturday…

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DIRTcar’s Night of Champions Honors Williamson, Rudolph, Root and Beauchamp

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DIRTcar’s Night of Champions Honors Williamson, Rudolph, Root and Beauchamp Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Alex & Helen Bruce & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com LIVERPOOL, NY – Nov. 24, 2019 – The best DIRTcar racers in the Northeast were honored Saturday night at the annual DIRTcar Night of Champions after a season where fans were treated to one of the closest Super DIRTcar Series championship battles of all time. More than $212,000 in cash and awards was handed out to nearly 100 drivers across four series as well as the four divisions of DIRTcar Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship.…

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Delaware’s Jordan Watson Files First ‘Sunshine Swing’ STSS Modified Entry for February 2020

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Delaware’s Jordan Watson Files First ‘Sunshine Swing’ STSS Modified Entry for February 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – On the heels of a career season, Jordan Watson is anxious to get 2020 underway. Watson, the reigning Modified champion at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, Del., was the first to file an official entry for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its inaugural visit to the state of Florida in February. For the first…

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STSS ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet January 4; Tickets & Rooms Available

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STSS ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet January 4; Tickets & Rooms Available Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LEHIGH VALLEY, PA – The beautiful Bear Creek Mountain Resort will serve as the backdrop for the 2019 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ‘Night of Champions’ on Saturday, January 4, 2020. Short Track Super Series top performers will be honored during the festive evening. The star of the show will be ‘Super Matt’ Sheppard of Savannah, N.Y., who completed an incredible season that included championships in the STSS Halmar International North…

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Williamson’s runner-up finish to Decker in Can-Am World Finals clinches Canadian’s first Super DIRTcar Series championship

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Williamson’s runner-up finish to Decker in Can-Am World Finals clinches Canadian’s first Super DIRTcar Series championship Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Chris Owens CONCORD, NC — Nov. 9, 2019 — The entire 2019 Super DIRTcar Series season came down to Saturday night’s Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Seven-time champion Matt Sheppard was on the pole opposite the hottest driver on the tour, Mat Williamson, who was seeking his first crown. Williamson had a slight 18-point advantage in the title bout, leaving him almost no room for error. After letting Billy Decker power past…

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Super DIRTcar Series Drama Lifts Williamson to Championship Lead Over Sheppard as Phelps Powers to Can-Am World Finals Win

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Super DIRTcar Series Drama Lifts Williamson to Championship Lead Over Sheppard as Phelps Powers to Can-Am World Finals Win Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Michael Fry CONCORD, NC — Nov. 8, 2019 — High drama for the Super DIRTcar Series championship exploded on Friday in the Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. While Mat Williamson and Matt Sheppard waged a battle for series supremacy that started during their Heat Races, Jimmy Phelps powered to his first Super DIRTcar Series victory of the season. Sheppard and Williamson were tied for the Super DIRTcar Series championship…

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Williamson Draws Even with Sheppard in Super DIRTcar Series Title Battle at Can-Am World Finals

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Williamson Draws Even with Sheppard in Super DIRTcar Series Title Battle at Can-Am World Finals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – Nov. 7, 2019 – In the midst of the closest Super DIRTcar Series championship battle of all time, every timed lap and every Heat Race at the Can-Am World Finals is vital. On Thursday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Mat Williamson drew first blood with a Billy Whittaker Cars Fast Time Award and won his Heat Race to draw even with defending Series champion Matt Sheppard. Sheppard fought hard in…

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Information Released for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ Feb 5-8, 2020

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Information Released for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ Feb 5-8, 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is set to break new ground in February 2020. For the first time in history, the Short Track Super Series-sanctioned Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman will venture south to the state of Florida for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ mini-series slated for All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. An open practice on Wednesday (Feb. 5) leads into three consecutive nights of racing at the…

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No Kryptonite: $58,500 Awaits Matt Sheppard at Short Track Super Series ‘Night of Champions’

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No Kryptonite: $58,500 Awaits Matt Sheppard at Short Track Super Series ‘Night of Champions’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff GEORGETOWN, DE – A feat many cited as insurmountable has been tackled by Matt Sheppard. When the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) signed a multi-year agreement with Sunoco Race Fuels a year ago, Sunoco distributor Insinger Performance issued a challenge. If one Modified driver was able to win the STSS Halmar International North Region, Velocita-USA South Region presented by Sunglass Central and Design for Vision and the American Racer Cup, Insinger Performance would kick…

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Mat Williamson and Matt Sheppard Take Super DIRTcar Series Title Bout to Can-Am World Finals

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Mat Williamson and Matt Sheppard Take Super DIRTcar Series Title Bout to Can-Am World Finals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Nov. 4, 2019 — The Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte is set to host one of the tightest Super DIRTcar Series championship points races in history. Mat Williamson has won three out of the past five Series races, including NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200, launching him into a neck-and-neck race for the title with Matt Sheppard. Sheppard has nine Series wins…

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Jordan Watson & Ross Robinson Post $7,000 Victories to Conclude 2019 Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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Jordan Watson & Ross Robinson Post $7,000 Victories to Conclude 2019 Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS GEORGETOWN, DE – On the final night of the Georgetown Speedway season, the hometown kid, Jordan Watson, won his second career Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified feature event. Milford, Del.’s Watson survived the war of attrition in the 40-lap Velocita-USA presented Design for Vision/Sunglass Central South Region finale for the STSS. Watson took home the $5,000 Mid-Atlantic Championship victory, and after posting the $100 Stockley Materials “Gambler’s Fee” at the beginning of the night, added…

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Billy Pauch Jr. Takes $5,000 Stockley Tavern Small-Block Modified Victory to Kick Off Mid-Atlantic Championship

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Billy Pauch Jr. Takes $5,000 Stockley Tavern Small-Block Modified Victory to Kick Off Mid-Atlantic Championship Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - Billy Pauch Jr. continued his winning ways on Night No. 1 of the Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend. Pauch Jr. collected the $5,000 small-block Modified win, after posting the $100 Stockley Tavern “Gambler’s Fee” at the beginning of the night, adding $2,000 to his winning paycheck. After spending the first 20 of the race’s 30 laps running in second, Milford, N.J.’s Pauch Jr. took advantage of a restart, getting a great off of turns…

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Larry Wight Looks For Redemption This Weekend at Georgetown Speedway’s Mid-Atlantic Championship

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Larry Wight Looks For Redemption This Weekend at Georgetown Speedway’s Mid-Atlantic Championship Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After an inspiring drive last Thursday at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., Larry Wight is looking for redemption this weekend at Georgetown Speedway. The driver known as ‘Lightning Larry’ sliced through the field at Orange County in the ‘Hard Clay Finale’ crossing the line second behind Stewart Friesen after starting 26th – yes, outside Row No. 13 – in the 50-lap event. Unfortunately for Wight, the car came up light on the…

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Friesen From 44th To First In Eastern States 200

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Friesen From 44th To First In Eastern States 200 Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Middletown, NY - Stewart Friesen picked up his third Eastern States 200 victory in four years on Sunday at the famed Orange County Fair Speedway. Friesen who would miss all of Friday's activities at OCFS due to his NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series efforts, started 44th on the field after taking a past winners provisional took the lead for good on lap 129 from Billy Decker and never looked back. The Sprakers, NY native also scored the win on Thursday night in Short…

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Howard Holds Off Pauch Jr. For $6,000 New Egypt All Star Cup Victory

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Howard Holds Off Pauch Jr. For $6,000 New Egypt All Star Cup Victory Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – Oley, PA’s Duane Howard held off a hard charging Billy Pauch Jr. to pick off his second career All Star Cup victory at New Egypt Speedway worth $6,000 on Saturday night. It was Howard’s fourth career NES win. “I’ve been around this game a long time and to beat Billy here at his home track is something special. We came here a little under-motored but we freed the car up and got some momentum…

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Stewart Friesen Takes Home $10,400 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ With 89 STSS Modifieds On Hand; Matt Sheppard North Region Champion

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Stewart Friesen Takes Home $10,400 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ With 89 STSS Modifieds On Hand; Matt Sheppard North Region Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – The new wide and racy “soft clay” of Orange County Fair Speedway suited Stewart Friesen well Thursday night. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., rode the outside rim to a $10,400 victory in the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at the Legendary House of Power in the eighth and final round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region.…

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$80,440 Payout: Richest Weekend Ever at Georgetown Speedway November 1-2

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$80,440 Payout: Richest Weekend Ever at Georgetown Speedway November 1-2 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The richest event in the storied history of Georgetown Speedway is approaching. When the historic Sussex County facility hosts the Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, racers will have the opportunity to compete for $80,440 in posted purses, plus another $6,000 in available “Gambler’s Fees” and other special awards and bonuses. Ten divisions of race cars will hit the progressively banked Georgetown oval for the event, with racing planned for both Friday and Saturday…

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Erick Rudolph now three-time DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Champion, Hebert wins $10,000 at Brockville

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Erick Rudolph now three-time DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Champion, Hebert wins $10,000 at Brockville Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series BROCKVILLE, ONT – October 20, 2019 – David Hebert, in his bright orange No. ONE DIRTcar 358 Modified, jumped Mat Williamson in the opening laps to grab the lead. Hebert stayed out in front for the rest of the 110 laps to win the $10,000 grand prize. Mike Maresca charged to the front but had to settle for second. In third place was St. Catharines, Ontario star driver Mat Williamson who gave Hebert his strongest challenges throughout the…

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The Series Championship race tightens, Sheppard wins Brockville, Williamson third

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The Series Championship race tightens, Sheppard wins Brockville, Williamson third Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Alex & Helen BruceBROCKVILLE, ONT – October 19, 2019 – Defending Series Champion Matt Sheppard’s bucket list just got a little shorter as he took his No. 9S Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified to the front for an elusive win at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Rival Larry Wight captured the second step of the podium while Mat Williamson finished third. Sheppard has now retaken the Super DIRTcar Series points lead over Williamson, but only by the slightest margins. Matt Sheppard took this…

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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

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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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