Dirt Modifieds

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

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

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Specials Honor Oswego Residents, College Students

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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