Dirt Modifieds

Lehner Poised to Break Through in Super DIRTcar Series Rookie Season

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Jack Lehner Poised to Break Through in Super DIRTcar Series Rookie Season Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Rookie of the Year to Race Full Super DIRTcar Series Schedule in 2019 CONCORD, NC – December 11, 2018 – Jack Lehner’s meteoric rise through the DIRTcar Northeast ladder system shows no signs of slowing down in 2019. After rising from go-karts to Big-Block Modifieds, the twenty-year old is ready for the biggest challenge of his career: Lehner and his crew chief Ryan Stites are taking on the full Super…

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SATURDAY NIGHT RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY WILL HAVE A DIFFERENT LOOK IN 2019

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SATURDAY NIGHT RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY WILL HAVE A DIFFERENT LOOK IN 2019 RULE CHANGES ANNOUNCED AS SEASON IS SET TO START ON MARCH 30 ADDED ATTRACTIONS TO BE PART OF SOME SATURDAY NIGHTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA December 10, 2018 . . . Changes have been made for the 2019 season at Grandview Speedway and Saturday night racing action will have a new look. “The lack of participants, car counts have been declining in recent years, and the lack of fan support has forced us to remove the Late Models from the…

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Fonda 200 Modified Portion Offers $78,675 Base Payout for 2019 Edition: Sept. 26-28

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Fonda 200 Modified Portion Offers $78,675 Base Payout for 2019 Edition: Sept. 26-28 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – It’s an event fans and racers have been talking about since the initial announcement in late September. The Fonda 200 is back. A long-standing tradition at the ‘Track of Champions’ won by many of the sport’s iconic figures, the Fonda 200 has been absent for 17 years. That will change in a big way! Fonda Speedway’s BD Motorsports Media LLC management team is bringing back the ‘200 weekend’ on Sept. 26-28, 2019. A hefty payout…

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2019 Major Events Announced For The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways

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2019 Major Events Announced For The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton & Brewerton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – Brewerton and Fulton Speedways’ exciting 2019 schedules are taking shape with major events at both speedways that will give race fans high-speed racing excitement in must-see events. The 34th Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend, one of the crown jewels in all of modified racing, will be held at Fulton Speedway on Friday, October 4th and Saturday, October 5th. The Super DIRTcar Series for Big Block Modifieds will invade the Fulton Speedway with the annual Highbank Holdup 100…

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Premier Events Highlight Stellar Super DIRTcar Series Schedule

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Premier Events Highlight Stellar Super DIRTcar Series Schedule Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC – December 4, 2018 – The Super DIRTcar Series is set to run 33 nights in 2019 with a dynamic schedule that includes returning to world-famous Eldora Speedway for a $10,000 to-win NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Qualifier in conjunction with the NASCAR Gander Mountain Truck Series race. Also making a grand return to the schedule is the historic Can-Am Speedway, which is also hosting a $10,000 to-win NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier in a north country icebreaker.…

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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 Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (December 3, 2018) - VP Racing Fuels, the world leader in race fuel technology, will return as the official fuel of Weedsport Speedway in 2019. Sporting one of the most diverse schedules in all of short track racing, Weedsport Speedway will see a total of nine events competing under the VP Racing Fuels banner. "We are excited to have VP back once again for the 2019 racing season,” said Weedsport Speedway promoter, Jimmy Phelps. “Their…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY HONORS 2018 CHAMPIONS

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY HONORS 2018 CHAMPIONS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Drivers, owners, crew members, fans and track employees filled the Bridgeport Fire Company’s Social Hall to celebrate the 2018 season champions. For the third consecutive year, Ryan Watt and his Ron Roberts No. 14w Racing Team dominated the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, capturing six wins and finishing no worse than third in in any of the Big Block action on the 5/8th mile track. “I just really want to thank Ronnie and Fay for giving us what we need to race…

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$4000 to win 48th Season Opener on Friday, April 12th , $10,000 to win “Money in the Mountains” on Friday April 19th to highlight early season action at the Big Diamond

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$4000 to win 48th Season Opener on Friday, April 12th , $10,000 to win “Money in the Mountains” on Friday April 19th to highlight early season action at the Big Diamond Speedway. New surface and lighting to greet racers and fans.   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com With the 2019 racing season right around the corner, Big Diamond Speedway owner and promoter is in the Christmas spirit early offering up some big money for the season opener along with the annual “Money in the Mountains” race next April. A couple of early…

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Releases 2019 Schedule

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  Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Releases 2019 Schedule Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Spanning four states and nine months, the 2019 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco schedule has taken shape. The STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds will again compete in the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region, creating feasible travel schedules for race teams and crews. Crate 602 Sportsman also have a North and South regional STSS format. Legendary Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., serves as the bookend for the…

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Kicks Off 2019 Northeast Modified Season at Georgetown Speedway March 15-16

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Kicks Off 2019 Northeast Modified Season at Georgetown Speedway March 15-16 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – For the fourth consecutive season, Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway is set to kick off the Northeast dirt Modified schedule in 2019. The historic half-mile oval will host the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Weekend in remembrance of the speedway’s founder on Friday-Saturday March 15-16, 2019. Two exciting days of racing will help to cure the winter doldrums of race fans and competitors alike. Friday night’s (March 15) program will be headlined by Small-Block Modifieds racing for…

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$10,000-to-win Short Track Super Series York County Nationals Returns to BAPS Motor Speedway July 14, 2019

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$10,000-to-win Short Track Super Series York County Nationals Returns to BAPS Motor Speedway July 14, 2019 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com NEWBERRYTOWN, PA – This event has become a summer destination for fans in the Keystone State and beyond. And it’s back in 2019. BAPS Motor Speedway in Newberrytown, Pa., will again welcome the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds for the York County Nationals. The 50-lap event will reward its victor with a massive $10,000 from a total payout structure of more than $30,000! The 2019 edition will take…

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CHRISTMAS IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER AND GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY HAS A GIFT IDEA FOR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE ON YOUR SHOPPING LIST

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CHRISTMAS IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER AND GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY HAS A GIFT IDEA FOR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE ON YOUR SHOPPING LIST Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA NOVEMBER 23, 2018 . . . With Christmas just a few weeks away Grandview Speedway, the NASCAR sanctioned weekly track located in Bechtelsville, PA, is offering a gift idea for that special someone. Again this year, with no increase in the price, the one-third-mile, banked clay track, headed into its 57th consecutive season of operation, is offering season passes that cover the admission to every Saturday event in…

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Sunoco Takes Naming Rights of Fonda Speedway Modified Division for 2019 Season

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Sunoco Takes Naming Rights of Fonda Speedway Modified Division for 2019 Season Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway FONDA, NY – When it comes to national recognition on the street or the track, Sunoco is known coast-to-coast. In 2019, the Sunoco Race Fuels brand and legendary Fonda Speedway will go hand-in-hand. BD Motorsports Media LLC of Fonda Speedway and Sunoco Race Fuels, in conjunction with regional distributor Insinger Performance of Dushore, Pa., have announced naming rights for the ’19 Modified division at the ‘Track of Champions’ half-mile oval. For the ’19 season and beyond, the headline…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PLANS TO CONTINUE ON 5/8TH MILE TRACK FOR 2019

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES PLANS TO CONTINUE ON 5/8TH MILE TRACK FOR 2019 SEASON Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway announced today that they will continue to offer their point titles for the Big Block Modifieds, 602 Crate/Sportsman and Outlaw Stocks on the 5/8th mile speedway in 2019. All systems are go for 2019. There are plans for several special shows on the 3/8th mile track including the return of the USAC wingless sprint cars during the Eastern Storm as well as a visit from the World of Outlaws during the 2019 season.…

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THUNDER ON THE HILL TO CELEBRATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON AT GRANDVIEW IN 2019

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THUNDER ON THE HILL TO CELEBRATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON AT GRANDVIEW IN 2019, HERE’S AN EARLY LOOK AT SOME SPECIAL EVENTS. . . . $10,000 TO WIN FOR USAC & 410 SPRINT SPEED WEEK, USAC MIDGETS TO OPEN SWING AT GRANDVIEW, MODIFIED SURPRISE STILL TO BE ANNOUNCED Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt, Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (November 21, 2018) – What began in August of 1990 -- when Steve Smith parked his Black Bandit #19 in the Grandview Speedway victory lane -- has grown over three decades to become the region’s most anticipated series…

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Wet Grounds Force Accord Speedway ‘Gobbler’ Postponement To Saturday, December 1

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Wet Grounds Force Accord Speedway ‘Gobbler’ Postponement To Saturday, December 1 Story By: Brett Deyo/The Gobbler Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – An early influx of winter in the New York State Catskill Mountain foothills has forced the postponement of the ‘Gobbler’ at Accord Speedway until the scheduled ‘weather date’ of Saturday, Dec. 1. The announcement came on Nov. 21, in the advance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, to allow race teams, fans and their families plenty of notice. The speedway grounds, hit by an early season snow and an abundance of precipitation, are in no shape to host an…

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Billy Decker And LJL Gypsum Racing Reunite For The Super DIRTcar Series And Brewerton Speedway

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Billy Decker And LJL Gypsum Racing Reunite For The Super DIRTcar Series And Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Gypsum Racing Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PHOENIX, NY – November 19, 2018 – One of the winningest combinations in the Modified Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar weekly competition was car owner John Wight, crew chief Scott Jeffery and driver Billy Decker. In an exciting announcement they will once again team up for a 2019 all-out assault on the Modified Super DIRTcar Series plus weekly racing at the Brewerton Speedway in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds. When asked how this…

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Returning New Egypt, First Appearance at Fonda Bring Excitement for 2019 Short Track Super Series Season

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Returning New Egypt, First Appearance at Fonda Bring Excitement for 2019 Short Track Super Series Season Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jane Cella & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – One returning Garden State venue and a legendary New York facility storied in history have created early anticipation for the 2019 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco schedule. New Jersey’s New Egypt Speedway is back on the 2019 STSS Modified agenda. The state-of-the-art D-shaped, 7/16ths-mile facility will host the ‘Dirty Jersey’ Velocita-USA South Region event on Thursday, May 23 to launch Memorial Day weekend. A…

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46 Drivers Filed American Racer Cup 2019 Entries At Northeast Racing Products Show

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46 Drivers Filed American Racer Cup 2019 Entries At Northeast Racing Products Show; Cory Costa & Bob Butcher Take Home Free Tires Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY – The American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco kicked off its 2019 season over the weekend with record ‘early bird’ registration during the Northeast Racing Products Auction & Trade Show in Syracuse, N.Y. Competitors flocked to the BD Motorsports Media LLC display to sign up for the ’19 edition of the ‘home-track’ program presented by American Racer Tires, Lias Tire Company, Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger…

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Increased Super DIRTcar Series Purses, New Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Highlight DIRTcar Promoters Meetings

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Increased Super DIRTcar Series Purses, New Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Highlight DIRTcar Promoters Meetings Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff SYRACUSE, NY – November 17, 2019 – DIRTcar Racing track promoters from across the Northeast came together Saturday morning in advance of the DIRTcar Night of Champions to establish the foundation and direction for the 2019 racing season under new Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast Director Dean Reynolds. DIRTcar’s mission statement is to continue leading the way in competition, safety and professionalism. Among the key moments from the meeting with more 50 promoters and…

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Pauch Racing 2018 Season in Review

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Pauch Racing 2018 Season in Review Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – November 15, 2018 – The Pauch Racing team showed plenty of speed this season collecting 15 wins, 40 top-fives, and 64 top-tens this season. “We were definitely better than last year,” said Billy Pauch Sr. Pauch Sr. devoted his Saturday nights at Bridgeport Speedway with his K&A Excavating No.1 Big Block Modified. “We were in the hunt for the win every night,” he said. “It felt good for a change. I was hoping to do better with the points, but we had…

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Heinke-Baldwin Racing 2018 Season in Review

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  Heinke-Baldwin Racing 2018 Season in Review Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – November 15, 2018 – The Heinke-Baldwin race team produced a strong season in 2018. Together, the team earned nine wins, 51 top-fives and 87 top-10s in 121 races. Their consistency shined bright with six top-10 point finishes, two of which were two top-five point finishes on the Super DIRTcar Series. Jimmy Phelps and the no.98h team had a successful season at their weekly home tracks. “We got off to a good start at Brewerton,” he said. “The track started off heavy…

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Fonda Speedway Set for Return to Prominence in 2019

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Fonda Speedway Set for Return to Prominence in 2019 with New Promotions, Reduced Admission & Increased Pay Structures Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – Since 1953, the legendary Fonda Speedway has played host to the Northeast’s most talented competitors and passionate fans. For 2019, the ‘Track of Champions’ is poised for a return to prominence. With a new management team under the BD Motorsports Media LLC promotion, Fonda Speedway launches into the ’19 campaign with reduced admission, special events and larger purse structures. It’s truly a ‘win-win-win’ for supporters of the Montgomery County half-mile…

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Big Diamond Speedway presents 2019 Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

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Big Diamond Speedway presents 2019 Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Syder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Big Diamond Speedway promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley would like to pay their blessings forward once again this Thanksgiving season with their 6th annual turkey giveaway. All you need to do is send an email to smulleyracing@gmail.com and briefly describe how this gesture would help you or someone you know this holiday season. Once again, Jake and Jasmine would like to acknowledge those who contributed to making Big Diamond Speedway a success. We look forward to a great…

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Short Track Super Series Enjoys Banner 2018 Season: Average Modified Car Count Of 43.7, Six First-Time Winners

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Short Track Super Series Enjoys Banner 2018 Season: Average Modified Car Count Of 43.7, Six First-Time Winners Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – By all accounts, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco enjoyed a banner year in 2018. From March through October, the series provided fans with excitement across four states – New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware – while racers competed for the most lucrative monetary offerings since the series’ inception in 2014 as Sunoco Race Fuels and distributor Insinger Performance of Dushore, Pa., sweetened the pot.…

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Buzz Chew Racing and Mike Mahaney Part Ways

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  Buzz Chew Racing and Mike Mahaney Part Ways Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com KING FERRY, NY - November 10, 2018 - In racing as in life, in time all good things come to an end. After three seasons together, Buzz Chew Racing and Mike Mahaney have agreed to part ways. “I can’t thank Buzz Chew enough for everything he has put into the team over the last three years,” Mahaney said. Buzz Chew Racing decided to make the transition from asphalt to dirt and elected Mahaney to be their first dirt driver. Mahaney, the King Ferry,…

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HBR Racing Recap 11/6/18

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HBR Racing Recap 11/6/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – November 6, 2018 – The Heinke-Baldwin race team closed out their 2018 season with both teams producing two top-five finishes in the the Super DIRTcar Series point standings. This past weekend the team made the trek south for their final race weekend of the season at the Dirt Track at Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C. On hand Thursday was a full day of qualifying for the Big Block Modifieds where they qualified for both Friday and Saturday’s portion of the World Finals.…

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Big Diamond Speedway 2019 Season Passes, Reserved Seating, Pit Parking, and Pit Licenses now available!

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Big Diamond Speedway 2019 Season Passes, Reserved Seating, Pit Parking, and Pit Licenses now available! Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Minersville, PA - If you need that perfect gift for a special race fan this Christmas, a 2019 Big Diamond Speedway season pass is the ultimate gift that will literally keep on giving! Not only will the season pass holder receive free admission into EVERY race of 2019, we will also include a reserved seat for every event on the 2019 schedule! The 2019 season will kick off with two free-to-the-public practice…

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New Egypt Speedway Plans December 8th Roundtable Meetings With All Race Teams

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New Egypt Speedway Plans December 8th Roundtable Meetings With All Race Teams Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway has scheduled its annual roundtable discussions with all of their weekly race teams for Saturday December 8th, 2018 at the New Egypt Firehouse located at 59 Main Street in New Egypt. The meeting times will take place as follows: Street Stocks 12PM-1PM 4-Cylinders 1PM-2PM Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars 2PM-3PM Crate Modifieds 3PM-4PM Sportsman 4PM-5PM Modifieds 5PM-6:30PM Speedway management is asking that only the driver and car owner be present due to…

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Accord Speedway Set To Host Post-Thanksgiving ‘Gobbler’ Saturday, November 24

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  Accord Speedway Set To Host Post-Thanksgiving ‘Gobbler’ Saturday, November 24 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Eat Thanksgiving dinner with the family, we’ll provide the dirt-track dessert. On Saturday, November 24, the curtain comes down on the Northeast outdoor season in the Catskill Mountains of New York State. Accord Speedway, the quarter-mile clay oval operated by Gary and Donna Palmer, plays host to the ‘Gobbler’ season finale for the sixth consecutive year. The ‘Gobbler’ is an annual post-Thanksgiving co-promotion involving the Palmer family and BD Motorsports Media LLC. The headline event, of course, is…

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242 Drivers, 575 Tire Certificates, $51,450 Point Fund – American Racer Cup Wins With Weekly Racers

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242 Drivers, 575 Tire Certificates, $51,450 Point Fund – American Racer Cup Wins With Weekly Racers Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Winning with the weekly racer. It’s been the moniker of the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco since its inception nine years ago. In 2018, the mission statement never rang truer. This year, 242 Modified and Sportsman drivers registered to participate in the ‘home-track’ American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco representing 14 speedways across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. During the course of the 2018 campaign, program backers American…

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Fuller is Sheppard’s Kryptonite In Charlotte Thriller

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Tim Fuller Stuns the 2018 Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard with Late Race Pass for Win Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 - Tim Fuller of Watertown, NY won the battle and Matt Sheppard won the war. With just a handful of laps the 2018 Mohawk International Speedway Champion tracked Sheppard down and made the pass for the World of Outlaws World Finals Presented by Cam-Am 40-lap Feature win. Matt Sheppard crossed the finish line second as the newly crowned 2018 Super DIRTcar Series Champion. The…

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Hearn Lights the Afterburners at the World Finals

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Brett “The Jet” Hearn Lights the Afterburners at the World Finals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Serie Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 – The first 40-lap World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Feature race went to Brett The Jet Hearn. Hearn worked his way into second, and then benefited from a flat right rear tire on Matt Sheppard. Incredibly Sheppard passed most of the field and managed a third-place finish. Hard-Charger Tim McCreadie started twenty-fifth and finished runner-up to The Jet. The race suffered a high rate of attrition as the day-time track…

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World Finals Wraps up Seasons for the Big Three on Dirt this Weekend at Charlotte

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Three-Day World Finals Wraps up Seasons for the Big Three on Dirt this Weekend at Charlotte Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – October 30, 2018 —The World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am will kick off this week at the Dirt Track at Charlotte, determining the champions for the three premier dirt racing series in the country: the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds. More than $250,000 in prizes will be presented at the Dirt Track at Charlotte this weekend for the World…

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Mother Nature Ends Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway

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Mother Nature Ends Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS GEORGETOWN, DE – Despite the best efforts of track crew and management, the Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend at Georgetown Speedway fell to the weather. On Saturday, forecasters called for clearing throughout the afternoon and evening. A heavy mist stayed over the speedway and didn’t allow for racing. As a result, the entire weekend’s program was slated to run on Sunday with hot laps scheduled at 10 a.m. Track crews worked the Georgetown clay until midnight to prepare for the Sunday doubleheader. Once again, Mother Nature had other ideas.…

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All Systems Are A Go For New Egypt Speedway In 2019; No Major Changes Planned

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All Systems Are A Go For New Egypt Speedway In 2019; No Major Changes Planned Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The 2018 season is hardly over and plans are already underway for the 2019 season at New Egypt Speedway. A 2019 schedule has already begun being drafted, with minimal changes. All weekly divisions (Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Crate Modifieds Street Stocks & 4-Cylinders) will be back in action again next season in roughly the same capacity as they did in 2018. Speedway management has already started fielding calls from…

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GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES REVISED WEEKEND SCHEDULE – MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP

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GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES REVISED WEEKEND SCHEDULE – MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP Due to the coastal storm moving in on Friday, Georgetown Speedway has announced a revised schedule for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Please review carefully. Questions should be directed to the speedway line at 302.563.4896 only! Saturday, October 27 2 p.m. – Pit Gates Open 4 p.m. – Grandstand Gates Open 4:50 p.m. – Track Run-In & MASS 305 Sprint Car Motor Heat followed by Hot Laps Delmarva Chargers Delaware Super Trucks MASS 305 Sprint Cars Small-Block Modifieds Super Late Models STSS Crate 602 Sportsman STSS Modified (timed) Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars…

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HBR Racing Recap – ESW

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HBR Racing Recap 10/23/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – October 23, 2018 – This past weekend the HBR team made the trip to Orange County Fair Speedway for the 57th Annual Eastern States Weekend in Middletown, NY. Friday afternoon kicked off Eastern States Weekend with time trials for the Big Block Modifieds. “I thought how early we went out, we timed really well, considering,” said Jimmy Phelps. “Towards the tail end, the track picked up speed and we fell back to eighth.” Phelps’ time lined him up on the pole…

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Friesen $40,000 Richer Following Eastern States 200 Win

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Friesen $40,000 Richer Following Eastern States 200 Win Story By: Frank Catizone/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – It was a real family affair in victory lane at the Orange County Fair Speedway yesterday afternoon as Stewart Friesen and his young family celebrated his second Eastern States 200 championship before a packed house. Friesen and his racing wife Jessica, who became the first women ever to qualify for this prestigious race, were all smiles as their young son Parker waved the checkered flag in triumphant fashion following his father’s $40,000 victory. “I couldn’t…

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Hearn Handed Eastern States 100 Win After Friesen Light At Scales

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Hearn Handed Eastern States 100 Win After Friesen Light At Scales Story By Frank Catizone/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Dan Demarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Much of the drama during Eastern States Weekend the past few seasons has centered around modified racing stars Brett Hearn and Stewart Friesen. Both drivers have treated the Orange County Fair Speedway to some exciting moments with their driving styles on the track as well as some unlikely outcomes at the scales during their post-race inspections. Hearn, the winningest driver in OCFS history, was stripped of a win two years ago when he didn’t make…

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GODOWN ROCKETS TO VICTORY LANE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S ALL STAR CUP

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GODOWN ROCKETS TO VICTORY LANE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S ALL STAR CUP Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (October 21, 2018) – At New Egypt Speedway’s All Star Cup, Ryan Godown rocketed to victory lane in the Modified feature. The Hammer Sportsman main event was captured by Art Liedl. Johnny Bangs topped the field in the Crate Modified feature while Rich Mellor took top honors in the main event for the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars. As the 60-lap Modified feature got underway, Jimmy Horton grabbed the lead with…

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Gular Tops 77-Car Field For OCFS ‘Hard Clay Finale’ $10,250 Payday; Decker STSS North Region Champion

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  Mike Gular Tops 77-Car Field For OCFS ‘Hard Clay Finale’ $10,250 Payday; Billy Decker STSS North Region Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Second verse, better than the first. In May, Pennsylvania small-block standout Mike Gular made his first-career start at the legendary Orange County Fair Speedway, finishing a respectable 11th. On Thursday, Gular returned for the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ to kick off Eastern States Weekend and fared better – much better. Gular, of Boyertown, Pa., upset a stacked field to win the Halmar International North Region…

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An All-Star Will Be Made In 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout At New Egypt Speedway This Saturday

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An All-Star Will Be Made In 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout At New Egypt Speedway This Saturday October 20th Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – This Saturday’s 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout at the New Egypt Speedway is shaping up to be one of its best yet. It’ll be a barnburner for the Mighty Modifieds as the Small Block Modifieds take on the Big Block Modifieds once again in a 60-Lap shootout that pays $6,000 to win and $400 just to start the main event. See New Egypt Speedway regulars…

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Decker, Perrego, Williamson, Sheppard & Gular Enter OCFS With Short Track Super Series North Title Hopes Thursday

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  Decker, Perrego, Williamson, Sheppard & Gular Enter OCFS With Short Track Super Series North Title Hopes Thursday Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – It’s ‘title time’ for the Halmar International North Region of Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. This Thursday night (October 18) at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ will decide the 2018 STSS Halmar International North Region $12,500 champion. Five drivers enter the Legendary House of Power with a shot at the crown assuming Decker takes the green…

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Williamson Preserved His Right Rear Tire to Win the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Bullringer 110

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Mat Williamson Preserved His Right Rear Tire to Win the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Bullringer 110 Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series BROCKVILLE, ON – October 13, 2018 – Mat Williamson made his right rear tire last 110 laps to win the DIRTcar 358 Modified Tour finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Erick Rudolph lead most of the Bullringer 110 until with only five laps to go, his right rear tire gave up under caution. Williamson inherited the lead and brought the no. 6 to Victory Lane. Tim Fuller benefited from a last-lap flat tire on…

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Richest-Ever Single-Day Set For Short Track Super Series Thursday, October 18 At Orange County Fair Speedway

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Richest-Ever Single-Day Set For Short Track Super Series Thursday, October 18 At Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – The richest single day in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco takes place this Thursday, October 18. STSS Modifieds hit the track at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., Thursday night for the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ looking to capture the lion’s share of a purse totaling $49,225. Yes, $49,225 for a single-day, 50-lap event! The ’18 edition of the ‘Hard…

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WATT OVERCOMES A TRAFFIC JAM TO WIN THUNDER FIRST

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RYAN WATT OVERCOMES A TRAFFIC JAM TO WIN THUNDER FIRST; WHITMOYER AND SMITH CLAIM SPORTSMAN AND SPRINT CAR WINS Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Jim Brown & George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 13, 2018) – It was a chilling fall night of racing when Boyertown, PA’s Ryan Watt scored the victory in the twenty-first running of the Modified Traffic Jam, the season finale of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series events at Grandview Speedway Saturday night. Watt has been haunted from winning a Thunder show for years, so how appropriate that his first win…

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Watt Lights Up Port Royal Speedway For Short Track Super Series Victory

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Brandon Grosso Steals The Show, But Ryan Watt Lights Up Port Royal Speedway For Short Track Super Series Victory Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – The ‘Speed Palace’ lived up to the hype on Friday night. So did Ryan Watt. Port Royal Speedway hosted the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds for the first time and the ‘Electric Company’ Watt shined the brightest in a 40-lap thriller. Watt prevailed after young Brandon Grosso stole the show for much of the main. Boyertown, Pa.’s Watt,…

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Rudolph Keeps Championship Hopes Alive with Win at Brockville

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Erick Rudolph Keeps Championship Hopes Alive with Win at Brockville Ontario Speedway’s Northeast Fall Nationals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/SuperDIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BROCKVILLE, ON – October 12, 2018 - Erick Rudolph roared to Victory Lane at the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville Speedway and closed the gap on Championship Points leader Matt Sheppard going into the Can-Am Off-Road World of Outlaws World Finals. Peter Britten remained red hot with a second-place finish coming off his Camping World 150 win and third place in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego Speedway’s NAPA Super DIRT…

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No Changes At Brewerton & Fulton For 2019

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  Big Block Modifieds continue as Brewerton Speedway Headliner, Small Block Modifieds a Fulton Speedway staple again in 2019 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Baldwinsville, NY - As the successful 2018 racing season is now in the rear-view mirror, management of the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway are pleased to announce the 2019 weekly divisions to give competitors a jump on their plans for the 2019 racing season. Brewerton Speedway will again host the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as the headline division in 2019, with DIRTcar 358-Modifieds mixing in at a…

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