Dirt Modifieds

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

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

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Ridley Declared Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series Champion at Weedsport

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Kevin Ridley Declared Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series Champion at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (October 18, 2017) – A yearlong battle with mother nature and Dave Marcuccilli could not slow down Kevin Ridley in 2017, as the driver of the No. 20X Sportsman machine has been declared this year’s Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series Champion at Weedsport Speedway. With one victory on the season and four top five finishes in four events in 2017, Ridley narrowly edged Marcuccilli for the series championship, worth a hefty $2,000. Winning the first…

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte Textron Off Road World Finals closes out racing season on November 2-4, 2017 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 17, 2017 - The 2017 racing season is made up of 252 days between February and November. During this time, every mile traveled, every lap around a racetrack, every dirt road leads to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Textron Off Road World Finals on November 2-4. The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and the Super…

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NJ-PA Area Drivers Set Plans For Thursday Night’s Behrent’s ‘Hard Clay Finale’

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NJ-PA Area Drivers Set Plans For Thursday Night’s Behrent’s ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Conjuring up memories of days gone by and the Tri-Track Series encompassing Orange County Fair Speedway and the now-closed Flemington (N.J.) and Nazareth (Pa.) Speedways, New-Jersey-Pennsylvania area racers are gearing up for Thursday night’s Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ event. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Modifieds invade Orange County Fair Speedway Thursday night to conclude the nine-race STSS Halmar International North Region and kick off the…

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KRESSLEY DOMINATES HAUNTED HALLOWEEN ON ‘THE HILL

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BRETT ‘THE THREAT’ KRESSLEY DOMINATES HAUNTED HALLOWEEN ON ‘THE HILL. . . KRESSLEY, HIRTHLER, AND STILLWAGGON SCORE FIRST NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES WINS AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 14, 2017) – It was a spooky Halloween night, but there weren’t any tricks for Brett Kressley, as the 25-year-old scored his first NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series victory at the ‘Mods at the Madhouse Traffic Jam’ on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway. “This felt like the longest race of my life,” an elated –…

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Pauch Jr. Set for Full Weekend of Racing

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Pauch Jr. Set for Full Weekend of Racing Story By:Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Harry Meeks & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – October 16, 2017 – The versatile driver out of Milford, NJ, Billy Pauch Jr., is set to tackle a big weekend of racing. Pauch is scheduled to be behind the wheel of three different race cars at three different races, in two different states. “We have a pretty busy weekend coming up,” added Pauch. “I couldn’t pull it off without all of the people who help make this happen.” Last week Pauch made his first ever trip to…

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$81,440 In Purse Money Up For Grabs At Georgetown Speedway’s Two-Day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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$81,440 In Purse Money Up For Grabs At Georgetown Speedway’s Two-Day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend October 27-28 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Racers from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic will travel to Georgetown Speedway Friday-Saturday, October 27-28 for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. A new record $81,440 in purse money has been posted for the year-end spectacular at the Sussex County half-mile oval. With two full days of racing, there is truly something for everyone. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP will conclude its eight-race Velocita-USA South Region with a…

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50 Rich Laps of Racing Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend Thursday

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50 Rich Laps of Racing Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend Thursday: Bonuses Add Up For Behrent’s ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – On Thursday night (October 19), the 56th annual Eastern States Weekend will kick off with 50 rich laps of racing. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Modifieds invade Orange County Fair Speedway with the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ to conclude the nine-race STSS Halmar International North Region. STSS Modified competitors will battle for a purse structure of $30,900 total: $5,000 to…

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Billy Decker Charges to Win at the Fall Nationals in Brockville

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Billy Decker Charges to Win at the Fall Nationals in Brockville Decker makes late pass to regain the lead, captures 4th win of 2017! Story By: Martin Belanger/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com  BROCKVILLE, ONT, CAN - OCTOBER 13, 2017 - One driver was on a mission as the Super DIRTcar Series kicked off the 9th annual Falls Nationals at Brockville. Losing the lead in the early portion, Billy Decker never let off Jimmy Phelps and made a late race pass en route to win #4 on the Series this season. ''It has been a long time coming!'' said Decker getting…

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Gobbler Returns to Accord Speedway Saturday, November 25 for Fifth Running

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“Post-Season” Gobbler Returns to Accord Speedway Saturday, November 25 for Fifth Running Story By Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – The post-season ‘Gobbler’ at Accord Speedway will return for its fifth running on Saturday, November 25. Accord Speedway owners Gary and Donna Palmer and special events promoter Brett Deyo have set plans for the Thanksgiving weekend event to continue in 2017. Once again, the ‘Gobbler’ will be headlined by big-block/small-block Modifieds racing under Short Track Super Series rules for 50 laps, $5,000 to win and $300 to take the green flag. Joining the Modifieds will be the…

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Five Drivers Enter Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship With STSS South Region $10,000 Title Hopes

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Five Drivers Enter Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship With STSS South Region $10,000 Title Hopes Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff GEORGETOWN, DE – The ‘neutral’ ground of Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway will decide a 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) champion. The eight-race STSS Velocita-USA South region title – and the $10,000 that accompanies it – comes down to 40 laps around the Sussex County half-mile track on Saturday, October 28 as part of the two-day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Following his ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ conquest at Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway on Sept. 30, Boyertown, Pa., driver…

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Points Battle Heats Up at Brockville Ontario Speedway during 1000 Island RV Northeast Fall Nationals

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Points Battle Heats Up at Brockville Ontario Speedway during 1000 Island RV Northeast Fall Nationals Sportsman Modifieds close out their 2017 campaign Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - Oct. 12, 2017 - Coming off one of the biggest events in Northeast Modified racing, the Super DIRTcar Series and the DIRTcar Racing Sportsman Modifieds head to Brockville Ontario Speedway for a doubleheader Friday Night special with the season-long championship points battle on the line. The DIRTcar Racing Sportsman Modifieds will conclude their season tour this Friday Night at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Montezuma, NY's Dave Marcuccilli…

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It’s Title Time For STSS Halmar North Region: Bachetti Leads Perrego & Decker With $12,500 Championship Looming

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It’s Title Time For STSS Halmar North Region: Bachetti Leads Perrego & Decker With $12,500 Championship Looming Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY – It’s ‘title time’ for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP. First up: the Halmar International North Region. On Thursday night, October 19, Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., hosts the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ to bring down the curtain on the nine-race Halmar North Region. A $12,500 championship will be decided after 50 laps around the five-eighths-mile track. Sheffield, Mass., driver Andy…

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WHICH RACERS WILL BE REWARDED WITH LUCRATIVE MODS AT THE MADHOUSE TRAFFIC JAM

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TRICK OR TREAT HALLOWEEN PARTY THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRANDIVEW SPEEDWAY. . . . . . WHICH RACERS WILL BE REWARDED WITH LUCRATIVE MODS AT THE MADHOUSE TRAFFIC JAMPAYOFF Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 12, 2017) – “The first win is the hardest one to get,” a statement passed down from one race car driver to another as they battle it out wheel-to-wheel on the high banks of Grandview Speedway. A new group of drivers gets their shot this coming Saturday Night, October 14 (Raindate: October 15) at Grandview Speedway when NAPA Auto Parts…

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Solid Super DIRT Week For HBR

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Solid Super DIRT Week For HBR Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Mandee Pauch Relations – October 11, 2017 – The 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway is officially in the history books. Battling a field of 55 cars attempting qualify for Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 isn’t the easiest task to conquer but the HBR team was able to do it once again. Wednesday afternoon was the first full day of Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway for the Big Block Modifieds. Jimmy Phelps was looking strong with an eleventh-place time…

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Hard Clay Finale Set For Entertaining Eastern States Kickoff

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50 Laps - $30,900 Purse – $12,500 Championship: Behrent’s Hard Clay Finale Set For Entertaining Eastern States Kickoff Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – 50 laps. $30,900 in purse money. A championship on the line. All signs point to an entertaining, dramatic inaugural Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ on Thursday, October 19 at Orange County Fair Speedway. The event serves as a kickoff to the historic Eastern States Weekend at the venerable five-eighths-mile oval. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modifieds are featured in a 50-lap main event…

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Flemington Car & Truck Country And 48Barriers.com Present The 5th Annual All Star Cup Shootout at New Egypt Speedway Saturday October 21st

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Who Will Be The Next All Star? Flemington Car & Truck Country And 48Barriers.com Present The 5th Annual All Star Cup Shootout at New Egypt Speedway Saturday October 21st   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The next All Star will be found on Saturday night October 21st at New Egypt Speedway when the Flemington Car & Truck Country Family of Dealerships and 48Barriers.com present the 5th Annual All Star Cup Shootout. “We are very thankful to have the support of both of these great companies for our race”, said New Egypt…

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PERREGO WINS MODIFIED PORTION OF NATIONAL QUARTER MILE DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND

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ANTHONY PERREGO WINS MODIFIED PORTION OF NATIONAL QUARTER MILE DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND ON FRIDAY EVENING Story By: Andy Harpel/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…An outstanding first night of action on the National Quarter Mile Dirt Track Championship Weekend at Five Mile Point Speedway found Anthony Perrego recording the win in the 35 lap Modified feature. The victory was worth over $3,500 for Perrego and his second victory of the season at the speedway. Brian Weaver and Brian Malcolm led the twenty-five car Modified starting field to the green flag for the 35 lap main event.…

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“Working Man’s Race 10” Lives Up To Its Name: Rusty Smith Defeats 60 Modifieds To Win

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“Working Man’s Race 10” Lives Up To Its Name: Rusty Smith Defeats 60 Modifieds To Win American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals At Afton Motorsports Park Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – For the 10th time, the “Working Man’s Race” lived up to its name. Rusty Smith of Oxford, N.Y., defeated a field of 60 big-block/small-block Modifieds to win the 10th annual American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals at Afton Motorsports Park. The win for Smith – worth $5,000 – became an instant career highlight since he made the transition from pavement…

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EASTERN STATES 200 FAVORS “HOME TRACK” DRIVERS

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EASTERN STATES 200 FAVORS “HOME TRACK” DRIVERS Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY (October 9)……..Last October, Stewart Friesen won his first Eastern States 200, beating runner-up Anthony Perrego and 11-time winner of the fall classic Brett Hearn. Although Hearn holds most of the racing records on the Middletown Hard Clay, he has not raced weekly at Orange County for several years. Thus, there is a debate whether “The Corporate Jet” should be considered an invader or an Orange County regular competitor. Hearn and six-time Eastern States 200 winner Danny Johnson, who also has not raced…

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BILLY PAUCH EYES FIRST EVER THUNDER ON THE HILL MODIFIED WIN SATURDAY

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SET FOR HALLOWEEN PARTY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 BILLY PAUCH EYES FIRST EVER NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL MODIFIED WIN SATURDAY Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 8, 2017) – Legendary Billy Pauch has achieved many accomplishments in modified racing, winning features and championships at almost every race track in the Northeast. Pauch has won the prestigious Freedom 76 at Grandview and won eleven Thunder on the Hill sprint car feature events, but going into the Saturday night, October 14 Mods at the Madhouse 40 lap Traffic Jam, he is still looking…

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Heartbreaking: Peter Britten’s Last-Lap Loss to Matt Sheppard Ruins Storybook Ending

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Australian Import ‘Batman’ Peter Britten Looks Back on What Might Have Been at Super DIRT Week XLVI Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- It’s incredible how quickly joy and elation can turn into sadness and agony. After the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Super DIRT Week XLVI on Sunday evening, nobody fully understands those wide ranges of emotion quite like Australian native Peter Britten does. With less than half of a lap remaining in the biggest race of the year for the northeast center-steer modifieds at the Oswego Speedway in…

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Larry Wight Notches Third Place Finish at Super DIRT Week

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‘Lightning’ Larry Wight Finishes Third in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200; Best Finish since 2015 Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- In the closing laps of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200, ‘Lightning’ Larry Wight almost took home the $50,000-pay-day with a slide job on then race leader Peter Britten. Unfortunately, the young driver of the No. 99 fell to third-place due in large part to tire selection. “I actually sealed my tires up on the long red flag at the end,” Wight said. “I just couldn’t get the car to…

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One for the Little Guys

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Danny Varin Impressive with Top-Ten Finish Sunday at Super DIRT Week XLVI Presented by NAPA Auto Parts; Tire Selection Key on Sunday With Ever-Changing Track Conditions; Super DIRT Week at Oswego is still Super Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- For the second year-in-a-row, Sharon Springs, N.Y., native Danny Varin turned some heads with his performance behind the wheel of the Ed Monger owned No. 93 modified during Super DIRT Week XLVI. His efforts culminated in a 10th place finish for the second-generation modified driver. “That was good,” stated Varin…

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‘Super’ Matt Sheppard Incredible in SDW XLVI Triumph

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With a last-lap pass, Matt Sheppard outduels Peter Britten for First Super DIRT Week big-block victory since 2009, Notches 39th victory of 2017 Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: PETE MacDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- If you were looking for a more exciting or intriguing 200-lap race on a Sunday at Super DIRT Week, after the 2017 edition of the annual pilgrimage to dirt racing Mecca you’d be hard-pressed to find it. With multiple pit-stops, three-wide racing all over the speedway surface and an avalanche of human emotion, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Super…

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Five Drivers to Watch in Today’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego

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Matt Sheppard Impressive in Saturday’s Great Outdoors RV 150; Tim McCreadie Looks to Improve by One Position over 2016 Efforts; Billy Decker Excels at Long-Distance Races; Brett Hearn Can Never Be Counted Out; Stewart Friesen Looks for Sixth Super DIRT Week Triumph Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- The 46th edition of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at the Oswego Speedway in Oswego, N.Y., has produced more than a few surprises since the big-block modifieds took to the speedway on Wednesday afternoon. With a track surface that is beyond…

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Welcome to The Show Mr. Sears

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Tommy Sears Jr. Victorious in 'Win and You're In' 25-Lap Big-Block Modified Special at the Fulton Speedway; Grabs Final Starting Spot for Sunday's Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- October 8, 2017- Though the last chance qualifier for the Super DIRTcar Series big-block modifieds was run earlier in the afternoon on Saturday, drivers still had one more chance to grab the 41st and final starting position for Sunday's Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at the Oswego Speedway in Oswego, N.Y. Sears - who fired from the 11th position on the grid…

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Sheppard Holds of Williamson for Great Outdoors RV 150 Win

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Sheppard Holds of Williamson for Great Outdoors RV 150 Win Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Matt Noles & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Oswego, NY — Oct. 7, 2017 — After 14 years, Super DIRTcar Series superstar "Super" Matt Sheppard scored his second career NAPA Super DIRT Week 358 Modified win, claiming the Great Outdoors RV 150 checkers with Mat Williamson thumping on his bumper. “He was doing whatever he could do to try to win the race,” Sheppard said chuckling from Victory Lane. “I joked with him. I told him, 'you owe me a back bumper tomorrow.’ It was fun racing…

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Sheppard, McLaughlin, Decker Win Camping World Friday Night Lights Triple 30s

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Sheppard, McLaughlin, Decker Win Camping World Friday Night Lights Triple 30s The top 30 for Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 has been set Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — October 6, 2017 — Matt Sheppard, Billy Decker and Max McLaughlin all took home wins in the Camping World Friday Night Lights Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Triple 30s, rounding out the top 30 starting spots for Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week finale at Oswego Speedway. In the first of three 30-lap qualifying races, Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 pole sitter and 2009 NAPA Super…

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Canadian Williamson and Australian Britten Make Late Race Passes to Score Pullen Truck Center 358 Twin 25s

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Canadian Williamson and Australian Britten Make Late Race Passes to Score Pullen Truck Center 358 Twin 25s Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Oswego, NY — October 6, 2017 — Mat Williamson continued his outstanding NAPA Super DIRT Week performance with a thrilling victory in the first of the 358 Modified Twin 25s. Tim Fuller set the pace from the pole and led the first handful of laps comfortably before reaching heavy-lapped traffic on the 10th circuit. Fuller was masterful in traffic as it became clear that Williamson was quicker than the Watertown native in clean air. Each…

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Tremont Wins First NASCAR Vermont State Championship

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Tremont Wins First NASCAR Vermont State Championship Howe named Vermont Rookie of the Year; Quenneville to be honored for track title Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photos By: Barry Snelling/Devils Bowl Speedway WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Kenny Tremont Jr. will be one of three stock car drivers from Devil’s Bowl Speedway who will be honored for their accomplishments in Charlotte, N.C., in December. Tremont will be crowned the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS) Vermont State Champion for the first time in his career, and will also be recognized for winning the track championship at The Dirt Track at…

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Dominick Who? Buffalino That Is; Locked Into Oswego 200

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Dominick Who? Buffalino That Is; Locked Into Oswego 200 Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com If you were to travel outside of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania circuit, many people wouldn’t know much about Dominick Buffalino. A regular at the Bridgeport and New Egypt Speedways, Buffalino driving well-known car owner Pat Michael’s No 51m will be starting 5th on Sunday for the Billy Whittaker Used Cars 200 at the Oswego Speedway in just his fourth career race at Super DIRT Week.  “Our lap was good, It was a hell of a lot better than practice”, said Buffalino. “ We changed the car a…

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Laubach Takes New Ride To Oswego Front Row

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Laubach Takes New Ride To Oswego Front Row Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Who would have thought a routine job building someones body would help land Rick Laubach a front row starting spot for The Billy Whittaker Used Cars 200 at the Oswego Speedway during Super DIRT Week? It all came to fruition over the summer when Ryan Alsdorf and his father came to Rick Laubach’s Lightning Bodies in Quakertown, PA to pick up a body for their own car with a proposition. “They said we want to run Oswego and Eastern States. We’re going to get…

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Brachmann Victorious in Hurricane 100 at Brewerton

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Chad Brachmann Finally Breaks the Ice at the 'Demon' in 100-lap small-block Super DIRTcar Series Triumph over Pat Ward Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM BREWERTON, NY- October 6, 2017- For the entirety of Chad Brachmann's racing career where the Brewerton Speedway in Brewerton, N.Y., has been concerned, if it weren't for bad luck, quite frankly he'd have none at all. Season-after-season, the North Tonawanda, N.Y., resident has been coming to the 'D-Shaped Dirt Demon,' and season-after-season, the veteran small-block modified campaigner has been left dejected and disappointed at the end of the evening. On Thursday night, Brachmann…

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Sheppard On the Pole for Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Super DIRT Week XLVI

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Sheppard sets Quick Time Thursday at Oswego, Claims the Top Spot for Second-Straight Year; Laubach, Decker, Flach, Buffalino and McCreadie Round Out the Top-Six Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 5, 2017- Matt Sheppard has been on a tear for the past month as the 2017 Super DIRTcar Series for the big-block modifieds continues into the latter stages of the season. Thursday afternoon at the Oswego Speedway in Oswego, N.Y., was no different. The driver of the infamous No. 9s Dendis Companies sponsored modified soared to the top of the speed charts…

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Fuller and Sheppard set to Lead the Field to Green for Saturday’s Great Outdoors RV 150 at Oswego

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Tim Fuller and Matt Sheppard set Fastest Times During Small-Block Qualifying; Mat Williamson Continues Stellar Week of Racing; Britten, Ward and Rudolph also in Top-Six Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 5, 2017- The more things change, the more they tend to stay the same. One year removed from his small-block triumph during the 45th edition of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week in 2016, Watertown, N.Y., native Tim Fuller picked up right where he left off behind the wheel of the Transport Sales and Service sponsored No. 3rs entry with a…

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Williamson and Forward Take Utica Rome Speedway SDW Openers

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Williamson and Forward Take Utica Rome Speedway Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com DIRTcar Sportsman Glenn Forward led all 25 laps on his way to his first victory of the season at Utica-Rome Speedway Tuesday night. As easy it that sounds, it was far from it for Forward, who was making just his third start of the season at Utica-Rome. Forward actually relinquished the lead to Rocky Warner on the backstretch during lap 17 but a caution for Cedric Gauvreau reverted competition back a lap, giving Forward the lead once again. Warner pounded the back bumper of Forward…

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Williamson Starts Off DIRT Week with Utica-Rome Triumph

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Mat Williamson Surprises Everyone with Convincing Victory over Stewart Friesen in 100-lap Small-Block Super DIRTcar Series Feature at Utica-Rome Speedway Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- October 4, 2017- In racing there are surprise winners, and then there are winners that are surprised. Where Mat Williamson is concerned, the latter is as close to a perfect description as one can possibly get. Not only were the fans in attendance and his fellow competitors shocked when he topped the podium, but the Canadian native was as well. In short, it takes quite an occurrence to leave a…

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Friesen Comes Up One Spot Short; What’s Old is New Again and Other Notes from Utica-Rome

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"Mr. October" Stewart Friesen Just Misses Victory Lane in 100-Lap Small-Block Super DIRTcar Series event at Utica-Rome Speedway; Are Coil Cars Making a Comeback; Matt Sheppard Burns Up in Closing Laps; Small-Block Racing is Still Exciting Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- October 4, 2017- We've seen this all before. Stewart Friesen - a man who has made the Utica-Rome Speedway his own personal playground in the past - seemed to be well on his way to yet another triumph at the Vernon, N.Y. facility. Of course - given the headline of this article - the…

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THUNDER ON HILL RACING SERIES TO CLOSE OUT SEASON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

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ONLY AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY. . . . . NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON HILL RACING SERIES TO CLOSE OUT SEASON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 4, 2017) – Frighteningly fast race car drivers, spookily-strong racing machines, and a haunting Halloween trick-or-treat celebration – that’s what is on tap for fans attending Grandview Speedway’s ‘Triple Thunder Thriller’ 2017 Modified racing finale on Saturday, October 14 with the green flag falling at 6 PM. The rain date is Sunday, October 15 with a 5 PM starting time. NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on…

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City of Oswego Parade Kicks Off NAPA Super DIRT Week Events at Oswego Speedway

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City of Oswego Parade Kicks Off NAPA Super DIRT Week Events at Oswego Speedway Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY- October 3, 2017- On Wednesday at noon, prior to cars hitting the track at Oswego Speedway, all divisions participating in NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVI will rumble through the streets for the City of Oswego Parade. "We are excited for the opportunity to bring back the parade as one of the most loved and unique elements of Super Dirt Week," said DIRTcar Racing's Director of Events, Jeff Hachmann. "Last year, old and new fans crowded the…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Set To Invade Brewerton Speedway Thursday

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Set To Invade Brewerton Speedway Thursday, October 5 During Super DIRT Week XLVI Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – October 2, 2017 - All roads this Thursday night, October 5 will lead to the Brewerton Speedway when one of the most popular races during Oswego Speedway Super DIRT Week XLVI will take place. On the exciting race card will be the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series 25th Annual Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Hurricane 100 presented by SUNY Canton. Adding to the racing thrills, the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series will do…

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EASTERN STATES WEEKEND OFFERS RACERS BIG PRIZE MONEY

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FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR, ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY’S 2017 EASTERN STATES WEEKEND OFFERS RACERS BIG PRIZE MONEY More than $60,000 awaits a driver who can win both Modified championship races Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY (October 2)……..Six times in Orange County Fair Speedway’s Eastern States history one driver has won both the Small-Block Modified championship race and the headline Eastern States 200 in the same weekend. Danny Johnson swept both races in 1992 and Brett Hearn took top honors in both races five times---1986, 2002, 2004, 2012, and 2014. But neither Johnson nor Hearn…

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’10-Spot’ Dash Added To American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10 Friday

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Modified ’10-Spot’ Dash Added To American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10 Friday, October 6 Program Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Otto Graham/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – Under the ‘Friday night lights’ at Afton Motorsports Park October 6, there will be plenty of incentive for big-block/small-block Modified racers to get extra track time prior to Saturday’s American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10 main event. Previously, open Modified practice had been scheduled for the Friday night portion of the weekend. Now, it has gotten more lucrative. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Short Track SuperNationals, the ’10-Spot Dash’ has been…

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Decker ‘Flies’ to Outlaw 200 Victory at Fulton

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Billy Decker Proves Yet Again that Where Extra Distance Races are Concerned, He is the Man to Beat at the Fulton Speedway Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- October 2, 2017- Very seldom do you hear Billy Decker - the 'Franklin Flyer' of all people - describe a race as 'tough.' With the amount of ease and finesse that the driver of the familiar No. 91 so seemingly appears to beat his competitors in extra-distance races; the word tough doesn't seem to fit into his vocabulary. It just doesn't seem probable; possible maybe, but probable; certainly…

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Mahaney Impressive in Outlaw 200; Young Guns Turn Some Heads and Other Notes from Fulton

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After Transferring Through the Last Chance Qualifier, Mike Mahaney Drives to Runner-up Finish at Fulton Speedway; Maresca and Williamson Turned some heads; The Johnson Brothers find their way into the top-five and Larry Wight fires from dead last to finish third Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- October 2, 2017- Beyond a doubt, racing requires a multitude of diverse components in order to make one successful in this fickle business. An individual must - above all others - possess talent; that's almost the most obvious item to point out. However, the sport requires much, much more.…

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Watt Wires Bridgeport Speedway Short Track Super Series Field Saturday

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Watt Wires Bridgeport Speedway Short Track Super Series ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ Saturday, Bests Two-Day American Racer ‘Southern Swing’ Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – The cards fell for Ryan Watt to secure a ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ victory on Saturday night at Bridgeport Speedway. Through the gate, Watt drew No. 1, starting from the pole of the first heat race, then again picked the first position in a post-qualifying redraw of top qualifiers. The Boyertown, Pa., driver took the lead at the outset and was never headed in the 40-lap Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track…

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WINDSOR’S BRIAN WEAVER ENTERING THIS WEEKENDS NATIONAL 1/4 DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP

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WINDSOR’S BRIAN WEAVER A FAVORITE ENTERING THIS WEEKENDS NATIONAL QUARTER MILE DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND. GARY’S U-PULL IT OFFICIAL WEEKEND SUPPORTER OF TWO DAY EVENT. Story By: Andy Harpel/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…The biggest weekend of racing for 2017 takes place this Friday and Saturday at Five Mile Point Speedway. Brian Weaver fresh off his remarkable 150th career Modified feature win back on September 19th is one of the pre-race weekends. The National Quarter Mile Dirt Track Championship Weekend features a special Modified 35 lap event paying $3,500 to win. Racing on Friday begins at…

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Perrego Rolls High Side To Georgetown Speedway $3,000 ‘September Showdown’ Victory

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New York’s Anthony Perrego Rolls High Side To Georgetown Speedway $3,000 ‘September Showdown’ Victory Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Rick Sweeten & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Taking full advantage of increased banking on the upper groove, New York’s Anthony Perrego rolled the outside lane to victory on Friday night at Georgetown Speedway. Perrego, driving Brian Smith’s Superior Remodeling No. 44, powered from sixth starting spot to the win in the ‘September Showdown’ and earned $3,000 for his efforts in the 30-lap main event. The win for Perrego was the second of his career at Georgetown. He previously…

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Mother Nature Adjusts Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend To Saturday, September 30 And Sunday, October 1

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Mother Nature Adjusts Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend To Saturday, September 30 And Sunday, October 1 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – September 29 – Mother Nature stepped in and changed the plans at the Fulton Speedway on Friday, September 29. The 32nd Annual Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton will now be Saturday, September 30 and Sunday October 1. The Friday race program is now moved to Saturday and the Saturday race program is now Sunday. *Revised 9/29/17 (Saturday, September 30) · Pit Stop Convenience Stores Go Nuclear…

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