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The Fulton Speedway Roars Back To Life With The Exciting Highbank Holdup Weekend This Friday And Saturday, April 26-27

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The Fulton Speedway Roars Back To Life With The Exciting Highbank Holdup Weekend This Friday And Saturday, April 26-27 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com Billy Decker Looking To Extend His Fulton Speedway Super DIRTcar Series Win Streak FULTON, NY – After a successful Test & Tune this past Saturday, the Fulton Speedway is primed for a big two-day show this Friday and Saturday, April 26-27 with the ‘Highbank Holdup weekend featuring the Modified Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series and Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints. On Friday, April 26, Tim Grevelding Snap-on-Tools…

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Short Track Super Series Invades Delaware International Speedway Tuesday, April 30 for Hurlock Auto & Speed ‘Diamond State 50’

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Short Track Super Series Invades Delaware International Speedway Tuesday, April 30 for Hurlock Auto & Speed ‘Diamond State 50’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – Destination: Delmar. On Tuesday, April 30, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades Delaware International Speedway for the Hurlock Auto & Speed ‘Diamond State 50’ special. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds race 50 laps for a total pay structure of more than $25,000: $5,000-plus to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag in addition to contingency awards and bonuses. The ‘Diamond State…

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SPRINTS, MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN MAKE UP TRIPLEHEADER SHOW AT GRANDVIEW APRIL 27

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SPRINTS, MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN MAKE UP TRIPLEHEADER SHOW AT GRANDVIEW APRIL 27 STARTING TIME FOR SATURDAY NIGHT RACING CHANGES ON MAY 4 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 21, 2019 . . . Sprint cars will be in action for the first time this season when the Delaware Auto Exchange Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series, featuring 305 Sprint racers, is part of a big tripleheader show of auto racing at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, April 27th, that will also include T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman. Racing gets the green flag at 7 p.m. Gates…

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STANGLE SCORES A WIN IN THE VAHLCO WHEELS MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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STANGLE SCORES A WIN IN THE VAHLCO WHEELS MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ted Maliowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 21, 2019) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Plumsted Township Night, Matt Stangle scored a win in the Vahlco Wheels Modified feature. The Crate Modified feature was won by Eric Palmer. Rich Mellor collected the checkered flag in the main event for the Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars. Joe Garey Sr. visited victory lane after winning the 4-Cylinder race while Anthony Tramontana Jr. was the victor…

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PAST CHAMPION CRAIG VON DOHREN AND VETERAN BRAD BRIGHTBILL WIN NASCAR FEATURES AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY

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PAST CHAMPION CRAIG VON DOHREN AND VETERAN BRAD BRIGHTBILL WIN NASCAR FEATURES AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. April 21, 2019 . . . Even though the 57th season just started at Grandview Speedway, Craig Von Dohren and Brad Brightbill struggled in their respective divisions at the onset of the new campaign. Saturday night at the 1/3-mile Berks Co. clay oval, crew chief Josh Bashore had Von Dohren’s car dialed in on the slippery surface as a result of heavy rains. The track crew is to be complimented on getting the track…

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All Four DIRTcar Northeast Series tours supported with giveaways by Hoosier Racing Tire

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All Four DIRTcar Northeast Series tours supported with giveaways by Hoosier Racing Tire Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – April 19, 2019 – Long-time DIRTcar partner Hoosier Racing Tire has expanded the benefits of racing at DIRTcar-sanctioned race tracks and events as it plans to give away several tires to drivers who compete in Series races across the Northeast and Canada. Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast Director Dean Reynolds is excited about the enhanced partnership, “We are thrilled to have Hoosier add to their already tremendous involvement with DIRTcar to include all…

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TRIPLEHEADER RACING ACTION SET FOR GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY APRIL 20

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TRIPLEHEADER RACING ACTION SET FOR GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY APRIL 20SPRINTS WILL BE PART OF TRIPLEHEADER ON APRIL 27 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 17, 2019 . . . Three different classes of racing competition will be the attraction on Saturday night, April 20, when Blast from the Past Vintage racers join the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman for an exciting show of racing action starting at 7 p.m. at Grandview Speedway.                 The Checkered Flag Fan Club, that nation’s oldest auto racing fan organization, will be making their annual visit to…

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Plumsted Township Night Coming To New Egypt Speedway This Saturday April 20th

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Plumsted Township Night Coming To New Egypt Speedway This Saturday April 20th Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway is back in action this Saturday night April 20th with Plumsted Township night. All Plumsted Township residents with proof of residency will receive free general admission this Saturday night. This is the first of five completely free nights being hosted by New Egypt Speedway throughout the course of the 2019 season. In action this Saturday will be the Vahlco Wheels Modifieds, Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Crate Modifieds, 4-Cylinders…

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Star-studded Field Set For Albany-Saratoga Opener

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Star-studded Field Set For Albany-Saratoga Opener Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – What do the current points leader in the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series, the winningest driver in the history on dirt track modified racing and one of the 2019 inductees into the Northeast Modified Hall of Fame have in common? They will all be at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Friday for opening night of the 2019 racing season, highlighted by the 54-lap “Come ‘N Get It” modified shootout, which will pay $5,400 to win. The driver from the Gander World Truck Series is Stewart…

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PAUCH JR. WINS THE VAHLCO WHEELS MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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PAUCH JR. WINS THE VAHLCO WHEELS MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski, Harry Meeks & Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 14, 2019) – Billy Pauch Jr. won the Vahlco Wheels Modified feature at New Egypt Speedway. The Delaware Auto Exchange Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series main event was claimed by Bryant Davis. Jim Housworth was the victor in the Hammer Sportsman feature. The Street Stock contest was taken by Bill Liedtka. Ryan Godown Jr. was the victor in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman race. After the original start of the…

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BRETT KRESSLEY AND JACK BUTLER WIN NASCAR AND TRACK POINT CHASE OPENERS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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BRETT KRESSLEY AND JACK BUTLER WIN NASCAR AND TRACK POINT CHASE OPENERS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 14, 2019 . . . Established 358 Modified chauffeur Brett Kressley showed his strength early on Saturday evening at Grandview Speedway, winning his heat race in an exciting fashion aboard the Northern Valley Erectors Morgantini Racing Engines powered No. 19K family-owned mount, which placed him outside the front row to start the T.P. Trailers 358 Modified 30-lap main event, the result of a heads-up start for the 28-car field on opening night. With…

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Land Of Legends Raceway Breaks Ground On Start To 2019 Race Season

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Land Of Legends Raceway Breaks Ground On Start To 2019 Race Season Practice day kicks off 56th year of motorsports at historic Ontario County Fairgrounds oval Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – April 13, 2019 – Sun-filled skies and temperatures in the high-60s greeted racers and fans Saturday afternoon as Land of Legends Raceway unlocked its gates for a 56th season of motorsports activity at the historic half-mile clay oval. Second-year track promoter Paul Cole and his staff welcomed back nearly 40 teams and a couple hundred eager fans, with the Ontario…

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Sheppard holds off a host of challengers for first NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier of 2019

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Matt Sheppard holds off a host of challengers for first NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier of 2019, Williamson and Dunn capture podium finishes Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff & Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.com LAFARGVILLE, NY - Matt Sheppard conquered the inaugural Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100, NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier from the outside pole. Sheppard defeated all challengers including Jimmy Phelps, Erick Rudolph, Billy Decker, Billy Dunn, and Mat Williamson to hold onto the lead for the huge $10,000 payday. Mat Williamson's brand-new No. 88 Buzzchew Chevy Big-Block Modified ride was stout and finished in Sheppard's…

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Jimmy Phelps Celebrates 20 Years with J&B Installations

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Jimmy Phelps Celebrates 20 Years with J&B Installations Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations - April 8, 2019 - In less than a week, Jimmy Phelps and the No.98h team will be competing in their first race of the 2019 season. Phelps is extremely eager to get the season underway in New York, however, Phelps is even more excited to recognize his longtime partnership with Bob Parker and J&B Installations. J&B Installations is the leader of the commercial and industrial roofing trade in Upstate New York. Located in Skaneateles Falls, NY, J&B has the expertise,…

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MATT SHEPPARD WINS V.P. RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL, KEVIN HIRTHLER TOPS IN SPORTSMAN FEATURE RUN IN FRONT OF A LARGE FAN TURNOUT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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MATT SHEPPARD WINS V.P. RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL, KEVIN HIRTHLER TOPS IN SPORTSMAN FEATURE RUN IN FRONT OF A LARGE FAN TURNOUT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. April 7, 2019 . . . Ma Nature smiled on Saturday night producing a beautiful for the second annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker at Grandview Speedway saw a combination of over 80 Modifieds and Sportsman cars fill the pits to participate in front of a large fan turnout. The race, named in honor of the man that built the…

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Record purse rewards drivers EVERY RACE, EVERY POSITION in Sept. 28 DIRTcar ‘Build Your Bank’ Challenge at Land of Legends Raceway

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Record purse rewards drivers EVERY RACE, EVERY POSITION in Sept. 28 DIRTcar ‘Build Your Bank’ Challenge at Land of Legends Raceway Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – On the brink of kicking off the 56th season of auto racing at Land of Legends Raceway, promoter Paul Cole has already laid the ground work for a lucrative season-finale at the historic Ontario County Fairgrounds clay oval. The momentous DIRTcar 'Build Your Bank' Challenge for both DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds and DIRTcar 358 Modifieds on Saturday, Sept. 28, boasts a projected purse in excess…

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Albany Saratoga Preseason Questions To Ponder

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Albany Saratoga Preseason Questions To Ponder Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com In a little over two weeks, the 2019 racing season will begin at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. When Rich Peterson waves the checkered flag to end the “Come ‘N Get It” modified shootout, someone will walk out with $5,400. As with any new racing season, there are more questions than answers right now. The answers will be provided throughout the season, but for now, we’ll concentrate on some of the big questions. HAS AGE CAUGHT UP WITH BRETT HEARN? Here’s a tough one, Hearn turned 60 last…

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Bruno Remains Positive for King of Dirt Racing Series

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Bruno Remains Positive for King of Dirt Racing Series Updated schedule to be announced soon Story By: Justin St. Louis/KoD Photo By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST HAVEN, Vt. – The King of Dirt Racing Series is moving forward. An eventful week saw the Northeast-based dirt track stock car racing organization announce a change in ownership, followed less than 24 hours later by the news that three of its four participating race tracks had cancelled their agreements to host the series. The group has no intentions of folding, however, and is already making new plans for 2019 and beyond. New King of…

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PRATT JR. AND FRIESEN SET TO TRY FOR A WIN IN THE VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MONEY MAKER MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY

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PRATT JR. AND FRIESEN SET TO TRY FOR A WIN IN THE VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MONEY MAKER MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 6 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 4, 2019 . . . After finishing second to Kyle Busch, by a narrow margin, last Friday in the nationally televised NASCAR Truck Series race at Texas International Speedway Stewart Friesen will be looking to move up one spot and win the VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Money Maker Memorial at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, April 6. In…

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PLENTY OF TALENT READY TO CHASE THE BIG PRIZE, $7,500, IN THE VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MONEY MAKER MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 6

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PLENTY OF TALENT READY TO CHASE THE BIG PRIZE, $7,500, IN THE VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MONEY MAKER MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 6 SHEPPARD AND JOHNSON ADD THEIR NAMES TO GROWING ENTRY LIST FOR APRIL 6 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA April 3, 2019 . . . The 2019 auto racing season, the 57th consecutive, is set to get the green flag on Saturday, April 6, at Grandview Speedway. The big attraction is the Second Annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Money Maker Memorial which pays $7,500 to the top…

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56th Season-Opener On Horizon For Land Of Legends Raceway In 2019

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56th Season-Opener On Horizon For Land Of Legends Raceway In 2019 April 20 lid-lifter follows April 13 & April 17 practice dates at Ontario Co. Fairgrounds oval Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – April 3, 2019 – Tom Skibinski, Land of Legends Raceway PR Anticipation continues to grow for fans and racers in Ontario County as Land of Legends Raceway readies for its 56th season of motorsports activity on the fairgrounds. Popular promoter Paul Cole is back at the helm, in 2019 offering a four-star show of Pepsi/Geneva Club Beverage Big-Block Modified,…

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Billy Decker Kicks Off Defense of Short Track Super Series North Region Title Sunday at Orange County Fair Speedway

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Billy Decker Kicks Off Defense of Short Track Super Series North Region Title Sunday at Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – In January, Billy Decker was at the pinnacle of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco world. Decker was honored as the 2018 STSS Halmar International North Region champion for the first time in his career, taking home $12,500 from the Bear Creek Mountain Resort for team owner Jeremy Smith. Unfortunately for the Sidney, N.Y., driver, the 2019 STSS season started on…

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Fifty of the Season’s Richest Modified Laps Will Be Run April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway ‘Hard Clay Open’

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Fifty of the Season’s Richest Modified Laps Will Be Run April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway ‘Hard Clay Open’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Fifty of the richest laps of the Northeast dirt Modified season will be contested Sunday, April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway. Escape RV presents the ‘Hard Clay Open’ to kick off the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region for big-block/small-block Modifieds. The 50-lap main event offers $11,919 to the winner, $1,150 for 10th and $700 just to take the…

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McDonald’s ® Restaurants Returns To Brewerton & Fulton Speedways In 2019

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McDonald’s ® Restaurants Returns To Brewerton & Fulton Speedways In 2019 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton & Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Baldwinsville, NY - The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways are proud to announce that McDonald’s® Restaurants has renewed its major partnership at both Speedways for the 2019 racing season. McDonald’s® Restaurants will present the May 24 ESS Sprint Car Don Gillette Memorial at Brewerton Speedway on Friday, May 24. They will also be one of two presenting sponsors of Family Autograph night at Fulton Speedway on Saturday, June 22. McDonald’s® will be the place to stop for curb post-race…

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Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Returns As Major Marketing Partner At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2019

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Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Returns As Major Marketing Partner At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2019 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – DIRTcar Modified racer Billy Whittaker and his company Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux will have a major presence once again at both the Brewerton and Fulton speedways for the 2019 racing season. Look for the sharp Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux pace car pacing the fields at both speedways plus being the title sponsor for the high-speed, side-by-side racing of the RUSH Late Models that battle weekly at…

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Modifieds, Sprint Cars, Late Models & Karts All Featured Nationally on SPEED SPORT & MAVTV at Weedsport Speedway

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Modifieds, Sprint Cars, Late Models & Karts All Featured Nationally on SPEED SPORT & MAVTV at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (March 29, 2019) – Weedsport Speedway once again boasts one of the most diverse racing schedules in all of the country and they will also provide one of the most diverse national television lineups as well, as SPEED SPORT and MAVTV return to The Port for eight shows in 2019 featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks, USAC Sprint Cars, RUSH Late Models, ESS Sprints and the all-new…

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Fulton Speedway’s $7,500-to-win High Bank Holdup 100 hits the dirt on Saturday, April 27

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High Bank Holdup 100 Promises High Stakes Championship Standoff Fulton Speedway’s $7,500-to-win High Bank Holdup 100 hits the dirt on Saturday, April 27 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — March 28, 2019 — Fulton Speedway is not an easy bronco to bust. Just ask any of the Super DIRTcar Series stars about its imposing high banks and tight quarters. It takes nerves of steel to muscle a Big-Block Modified around Fulton for 100 laps. This year, on Saturday, April 27, the High Bank Holdup 100 pays $7,500-to-win. The best Big-Block Modified drivers of…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY HONORS DOUG HOFFMAN WITH 2019 SEASON OPENER

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY HONORS DOUG HOFFMAN WITH 2019 SEASON OPENER Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will again honor Doug Hoffman when the track opens its gates for the first race of the 2019 season on Saturday, March 30th with the seventh running of the 60 Over Special - Doug Hoffman Memorial Race. The Bridgeport Speedway was an integral part of Doug Hoffman's racing career which oddly enough, began on the 1/5th mile asphalt track of the Dorney Park Speedway in Allentown, PA in 1977. Dorney Park was just minutes away from the Hoffman family…

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Free To The Public Practice Session Set For This Saturday At New Egypt Speedway

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Free To The Public Practice Session Set For This Saturday At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – After losing the March Meltdown to weather this past weekend, the first on track activity of 2019 will now take place this weekend with New Egypt Speedway’s annual Open Practice session. Pit gates will open at 10AM for tech inspection with cars hitting the track from 12-4PM. Opening night redraw positions will be available to the fastest car in each weekly NES division. Any car that is New Jersey legal is able…

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Hard Clay Open Kicks Off Orange County Fair Speedway 100th Anniversary Season Sunday, April 7

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Hard Clay Open Kicks Off Orange County Fair Speedway 100th Anniversary Season Sunday, April 7 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – A memorable 100th anniversary season for Orange County Speedway gets the green flag on Sunday, April 7. And the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco has the honor of kicking off the celebration at the Middletown, N.Y., facility. The Escape RV-presented ‘Hard Clay Open’ takes the track on April 7 to launch the STSS Halmar International North Region $12,500 championship battle. The series’ North Region has nine events on…

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Perrego Edges Sheppard Sunday for Port Royal ‘Speed Showcase’ Short Track Super Series Triumph

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What a Race: Anthony Perrego Edges Matt Sheppard Sunday for Port Royal ‘Speed Showcase’ Short Track Super Series Triumph Story by: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – What. A. Race. Two of New York State’s finest battled down the stretch of the 40-lap Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified main event Sunday afternoon at Port Royal Speedway. At the drop of the Sunoco checkered flags, it was Middletown, N.Y.’s Anthony Perrego taking a $5,000 victory in the ‘Speed Showcase’ driving for a Delmarva-based team owned by Gary Simpson. Perrego edged…

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Wet Weather Forces March Meltdown Cancellation

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Wet Weather Forces March Meltdown Cancellation Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – After a soaking rain that fell all day on Thursday and is forecasted into Friday afternoon, New Egypt Speedway management has been forced to cancel the 2019 version of the March Meltdown. “It’s a shame, we have been working night and day to get ready for this, we would have had a great field of cars in the pit area and our fans were excited about it too but unfortunately the weather just isn’t cooperating with us”, said New Egypt’s…

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Over a million reasons to be part of the Super DIRTcar Series in 2019

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Over a million reasons to be part of the Super DIRTcar Series in 2019 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC — March 21, 2019 — 2019 is officially the year of the Big-Block Modified. The Super DIRTcar Series and its tracks are proud to present a massive $1.25 million in prize money for Series competitors throughout the year. The record-breaking Super DIRTcar Series cash prizes are spread throughout the season — $877,000 in race purses, $123,000 in the Championship point fund, $205,000 at NAPA Super DIRT Week, and over $20,000 in contingency sponsor…

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Unified DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Purse and Points Fund Exceeds $330,000

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Unified DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Purse and Points Fund Exceeds $330,000 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Huge Field of Drivers Committed to Make Championship Runs, New Series Logo Revealed CONCORD, NC — This season marks the return of the unified DIRTcar 358 Modified Series schedule, with over $330,000 of purse and point fund money available over the course of 13 highly competitive events across New York State and Ontario. The season kicks off on Sunday, May 12, at Utica-Rome Speedway, and concludes with the $10,000-to-win Bullringer 100 season finale October 19 at Brockville Ontario Speedway.…

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Stout Field Expected For March Meltdown This Saturday March 23

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Stout Field Expected For March Meltdown This Saturday March 23 Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photo By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – While the nights are still chilly, the action on track this Saturday at the New Egypt Speedway is expected to be boiling hot. A healthy cast of outsiders are expected to invade the Ocean County D-Shaped oval this Saturday in search of the $5,000 lions share of the Modified purse. Invaders include Pennsylvania’s Mike Gular, Craig VonDohren, Jeff Strunk, Duane Howard, Rick Laubach along with 2018 Short Track Super Series South Champion Ryan Watt, The state…

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The Anticipation Ends Sunday: Short Track Super Series Modifieds Are Back at Port Royal Speedway

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The Anticipation Ends Sunday: Short Track Super Series Modifieds Are Back at Port Royal Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – The anticipation has risen since the checkered flag fell last October at Port Royal Speedway. Modifieds are back at the ‘Speed Palace’ this Sunday, March 24. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco brings its brand of big-block/small-block Modified racing to Port Royal for the ‘Speed Showcase’ with a 40-lap main offering $5,000 to the winner. The event serves as Round No. 2 of the STSS Velocita-USA South…

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Can-Am Speedway Hosts Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100 Saturday, April 13

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Can-Am Speedway Hosts Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100 Saturday, April 13 $10,00- to-win NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Concord, NC - The Super DIRTcar Series has not turned a lap at the legendary half-mile Can-Am Speedway since 2009, but that all changes on Saturday, April 13, 2019 when the Big-Block Modifieds come to town for the $10,000-to-win Thunder in the Thousand Islands 100 NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII Qualifier. Drivers and fans are excited for Can-Am Speedway to break the ice on the 2019 Super DIRTcar Series Championship points…

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LOUDEN REIMERT MOVING TO THE NASCAR T.P.TRAILERS MODIFIEDS AT GRANDVIEW

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NASCAR T.P.TRUCK EQPT SPORTSMAN CHAMPION LOUDEN REIMERT MOVING TO THE NASCAR T.P.TRAILERS MODIFIEDS AT GRANDVIEW; READY FOR THE VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MONEY MAKER CLASSIC ON APRIL 6 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA MARCH 16, 2019 . . . Nothing would make Oley, PA’s Louden Reimert happier than to do well, exceptionally well, maybe even win the VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Money Maker Classic, a 50-lapper featuring many of the best area talents in 358 Modifieds and Big Block Modifieds, at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, April 6th at 7 p.m. In addition…

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Duane Howard Leads Georgetown Sunday Winners with $4,049 Small-Block Modified Triumph

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Duane Howard Leads Georgetown Sunday Winners with $4,049 Small-Block Modified Triumph Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder, Pete MacDonald & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Following the war of tire attrition that took place Saturday night, many drivers and fans wondered what Sunday afternoon would bring at Georgetown Speedway. The track crew at Georgetown answered the call and an outstanding daytime racing surface was prepared for the Sunday matinee, which had been postponed by rain from Friday night. Oley, Pa.’s Duane Howard and the Norm Hansell Motorsports team continued their affinity for the Georgetown oval, topping the…

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Stewart Friesen Survives 49-lap Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Marathon, Earning $6,949-Plus

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Test of Survival: Stewart Friesen Survives 49-lap Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Marathon, Earning $6,949-Plus Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A field of 46 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modifieds filled the Georgetown Speedway pit area on Saturday. After an event-filled 49-lap main event, Stewart Friesen survived for a $6,949 payday. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., bested the 31-car field and a race of tire attrition to win the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial in front of a packed house at the Sussex County oval. Friesen edged rival Matt Sheppard…

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Georgetown Speedway Announces Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Schedule Change: Friday Moves to Sunday; Saturday Show Unaltered

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Georgetown Speedway Announces Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Schedule Change: Friday Moves to Sunday; Saturday Show Unaltered Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Georgetown Speedway management has announced a schedule change for the 2019 Melvin L. Joseph Memorial weekend. Due to a high percentage of predicted rain on Friday afternoon and evening, speedway management has announced the Friday program will now take place on Sunday, March 17. The Saturday (March 16) portion of the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial will go off as scheduled with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By…

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March Meltdown Set To Break The Ice On 2019 New Egypt Speedway Schedule March 23

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March Meltdown Set To Break The Ice On 2019 New Egypt Speedway Schedule March 23 Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway is ready to break the ice on its 2019 season with the March Meltdown next Saturday March 23rd. The March Meltdown will be highlighted by a 50-Lap Modified feature paying an ice cold $5,000 to win with $400 just to start the feature event. Regulars such as 2018 track champion David VanHorn, Billy Pauch Jr., Danny Bouc, Ryan Godown, Ryan Krachun, Brandon Grosso, TJ Lilly, John McClelland, Bryan…

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Burdick Ford Returns With A Major Presence At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2019

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Burdick Ford Returns With A Major Presence At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2019; Fulton Speedway Highbank Holdup Weekend April 26-27Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The management of the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways is proud to welcome back Burdick Ford located at 3004 East Ave., Rt. 49 in Central Square as a continuing major marketing partner for the 2019 racing season. Beyond having a presence at the tracks on race nights, Burdick Ford will also be very involved in the Brewerton Speedway popular Jr. Fan Club. Each race night starting…

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THE BIG SHOW 11 – A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS CLASSIC!

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THE BIG SHOW 11 - A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS CLASSIC! 111 LAPS OF SPELLBINDING DIRT TRACK MODIFIED RACING Story By: John Snyder/Big Show XI Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SUSSEX, NJ (March 12)……..The Big Show 11, a 111-lap Super DIRTcar Modified Series race meet, is set for Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway located just north of Malta, New York. ”The Big Show 11 is not just another mid-week race,” says event organizer and champion race car driver Brett Hearn. “Our goal is to make it a memorable evening of high speed excitement and entertainment for both the fans and the…

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Ronnie Johnson Raising The Bar In 2019

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Ronnie Johnson raising the bar in 2019 Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA –Ronnie Johnson doesn’t set preseason goals, and he doesn’t bother with establishing a bucket list. But, boy, the second generation driver would love to win a modified championship at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. The 2018 racing season was a learning experience for Johnson, but if there’s something he’s always been, it’s a quick learner. For years, the son of legendary dirt track driver Jumpin’ Jack Johnson was behind the wheel of someone else’s car. For over a decade, he drove for Hall of Famers Alton…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP IN 2020

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP IN 2020 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com It has never been a secret that a buyer was being sought for the Bridgeport Speedway. Following the death of Doug Hoffman, Ramey brought together Keith Hoffman, Dave Adams and Danny Serrano to form a management team to oversee the operation of the track, starting with the 2013 racing season. Kolby Ramey, Brian’s son, and later his daughter, Hali, became integral members of the team that would bring in the Bridgeport Speedway into the forefront of dirt track racing in the tri-state area.…

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VanHorn Celebrates $10,000 New Egypt Speedway Championship During Annual Night Of Champions

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VanHorn Celebrates $10,000 New Egypt Speedway Championship During Annual Night Of Champions Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – David VanHorn celebrated his first career New Egypt Speedway Modified Track Championship worth $10,000 this past Saturday night in front of a packed ballroom at the Clarion of Toms River. “If you look at some of the names that have won track champions at New Egypt, you have guys like Roger Laureno, Billy Pauch, Jimmy Horton and Frank Cozze. That’s some good company to be in”, said VanHorn. “The competition at New Egypt weekly…

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BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY IS ATTRACTING A LOT OF ATTENTION WITH $7,500 TO WIN, $1,000 TO TAKE THE GREEN

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AGAIN THIS YEAR THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY IS ATTRACTING A LOT OF ATTENTION WITH $7,500 TO WIN, $1,000 TO TAKE THE GREEN; SPORTSMAN EARN $750 FOR WIN, $125 TO TAKE THE GREEN Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 9,2019 . . . Once again this year of the most talked about and most anticipated race events to be presented at Grandview Speedway is set to happen when the Second Annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker Classic takes place on Saturday, April 6. The starting…

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Fulton Speedway Revamps Saturday Night Special During NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Fulton Speedway Revamps Saturday Night Special During NAPA Super DIRT Week New ‘Win and You’re In’ format pays $4,000-to-win, more than $22,000 up for grabs Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — March 7, 2019 — Fulton Speedway and DIRTcar Racing are stepping up the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified game for the annual “Win and You’re In” event during NAPA Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. For the past decade, Saturday night of “Racing’s Biggest Party” has featured a special Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified race to award the final starting position in…

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Teo-Pro Car Offers Fonda Speedway Perfect Attendance Chassis Giveaway for 2019

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Teo-Pro Car Offers Fonda Speedway Perfect Attendance Chassis Giveaway for 2019 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/JB Photography FONDA, NY – Perfect attendance in Fonda Speedway’s open-wheel divisions will be rewarded in 2019. Teo-Pro Car and Fonda Speedway management have joined forces in a partnership that will reward a driver loyal to the ‘Track of Champions’ during the upcoming 2019 season. Competitors in the Sunoco Modified, Crate 602 Sportsman and Montgomery County Office for Aging Limited Sportsman ranks with perfect attendance in their respective divisions will be entered into a year-end drawing to win a Teo-Pro car…

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