Dirt Modifieds

Lightning Larry Rumbles To Brewerton Victory

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Larry Wight Starts Out 2017 at the Brewerton Speedway with Two Straight Wins Story By: DAVE MEDLER / BREWERTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF BREWERTON, NY – May 20, 2017 – Larry Wight in his quest for his first Tracey Road Equipment Modified track title at the Brewerton Speedway has started out the first two races of the season in victory lane. In the wild 35 lap feature Wight started 18th and took the lead on a restart with two laps to go outrunning defending track champion Jimmy Phelps. Alan Fink (Sportsman) Jeff Sykes (Mod Lites) and Chuck…

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Decker Looks To Light Up Thunder Mountain

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Billy Decker Makes Thunder Mountain Return For ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ May 28 Driving Jeremy Smith-Owned Car; STSS Modified 50 On Tap Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CENTER LISLE, NY –May 19, 2017-  For the first time since the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP was formed in 2014, Southern Tier favorite Billy Decker is set to compete at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Decker, who resides in nearby Sidney, N.Y., will enter the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special on Sunday, May 28: event No. 2 of the…

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Short Track Super Series Race of the Week

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Star-Studded Field Taking Shape For ‘Diamond State 50’ At Delaware International Speedway Thursday, May 25 Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM DELMAR, DE – May 19, 2017- The “race of the week” for NJ, PA and DE race fans serves as a kickoff to the Memorial Day weekend. On Thursday, May 25, Delaware International Speedway hosts the ‘Diamond State 50’ for Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modifieds. The event is Race No. 3 for the STSS Velocita-USA South Region. A stellar field of STSS Modifieds is…

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Friesen, Wight, Mahaney Double Down At Weedsport

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Stewart Friesen, Larry Wight, Mike Mahaney Look to Pull World of Outlaws, Super DIRTcar Double at Weedsport  Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By. RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF    WEEDSPORT, NY -May 18, 2017  – The Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified back-to-back special this Sunday and Monday at Weedsport Speedway is exciting enough; throw in three drivers looking to pull double duty, and you have something special. Stewart Friesen, Larry Wight, and Mike Mahaney are three drivers that will compete in both the World of Outlaws Sprint Car event on…

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HBR Racing Recap May 17th

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HBR Racing Recap 5/17/17 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com May 17, 2017 – The Super DIRTcar Series made its first appearance since 2005 at Bridgeport Speedway Tuesday night for the Friends of Mike ‘The Finale.’ Tuesday night’s results weren’t what the HBR team had hoped for but they persevered and rallied two top 20 finishes. Jimmy Phelps started sixth in his heat and finished sixth. He missed the transfer by two spots. Max McLaughlin started second and drove away with the lead until he was struck with a blown motor. “I started second and got by Peter…

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Super DIRTcar Series Invades Weedsport Speedway

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Matt Sheppard, Billy Decker Lead Super DIRTcar Series Invasion of Weedsport Speedway this Monday Story By: DAN KAPUSINCSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY - May 18, 2017 – As the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds prepare to take on Weedsport Speedway for Big Block Monday presented by Big Dog Country 103.5FM on May 22, a familiar face leads the standings after the first two events of the season. Despite not winning either of the first two events of the year at Fulton or Bridgeport Speedways, ‘Super’ Matt Sheppard leads the Super DIRTcar…

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Big Block/Small Block Shootout Set For Weedsport

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Big Block/Small Block Challenge Takes Center Stage at Weedsport Speedway on June 4     Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY -May 18, 2017 – The second major weekend of action on Weedsport Speedway’s 2017 racing schedule will pit Big Block and Small Block Modifieds against one another in the Big Block/Small Block Challenge at The Port on Sunday, June 4. Paying $3,000 to the winner, the 50-lap challenge event will be the featured main event on the night’s racing card accompanied by the always exciting Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout…

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The Electric Company Shines Bright At Bridgeport ‘Friends Of Mike’

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Ryan Watt Earns First Career Super DIRTcar Series Win; Bridgeport Champion Defends Home Turf Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS /DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM SWEDESBORO, NJ - May 17, 2017 - Ryan Watt inherited the lead when Rick Laubach suffered a flat tire on lap 10 and dominated the remaining 50 laps to earn his first career Super DIRTcar Series win in the Friends of Mike 'The Finale' Feature at Bridgeport Speedway on Tuesday night. Watt, a native of Boyertown, PA and the reigning Bridgeport track champion, defended his home turf while earning the 811 Dig Safely…

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Super DIRTcar Series Takes On Weedsport

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Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Monday Marks Third Points Event of 2017 Press Release By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / SUPER DIRTcar  SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, NC - May 15, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series will make its first of three visits to Weedsport (NY) Speedway on May 22 for Big-Block Monday. The takeover of the pristine 3/8-mile oval marks the third points event on the Series' 2017 schedule. The grounds of Weedsport Speedway are home to Heinke Baldwin Racing teammates Jimmy Phelps and Max McLaughlin. Now in his second full-time season with the Super DIRTcar Series, the…

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Bauer Schools Sprint Stars at Mercer’

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Fink, Bova, Marcucci, and Paden also Triumph Story By: LOU LONG / MERCCER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: TOMMY HEIN / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mercer, PA- May 15, 2017- "The Professor," Michael Bauer, taught the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars a lesson on how to run the inside line at Mercer Raceway Park. The honors graduate of Clarion University with degrees in Mathematics and Physics easily figured out that the inside was not only the shortest way around the speedway, but the fastest as well. The Turn 4 Toilets 358 Modified go belonged to Kyle Fink, who assumed the lead when the…

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THE BIG SHOW 9 – A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS EVENT!

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Refreshments, Souvenirs, Driver Autographs, and “Pick-the-Quick” Fan Contest Part of the Pre-Race Activities Story By: JOHN SNYDER / THE BIG SHOW 9 MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SUSSEX, NJ. - May 15, 2017- ”The Big Show 9 is not just another mid-week race,” says event organizer and champion race car driver Brett Hearn. “Our goal is to make this a memorable evening of high speed excitement and entertainment for both the fans and the competitors. We work hard to give everyone an enhanced motorsports experience” Spectator gates for The Big Show 9 Super DIRTcar Modified Series race meet…

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TO HOST 28TH SEASON OF THUNDER SERIES

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$500 TO TAKE THE GREEN FOR BIG BLOCK/358 MODIFIEDS IN THUNDER ON THE HILL SEASON OPENER SUNDAY, MAY 28 Story By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - May 15, 2017 – There’s no better way to celebrate the Memorial Day Weekend then  to be at the Grandview Speedway on Sunday night, May 28  for the Pioneer Pole Buildings  Triple Thunder Thriller racing program.  The  Big Block vs. Small Block Modifieds highlight an exciting night of racing for area race fans as the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series…

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Larry Wight Takes Opening Night Win At The Brewerton Speedway

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Larry Wight Takes Opening Night Win At The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - May 12, 2017 - The 2017 racing season finally got underway Friday night at the Brewerton speedway as fans were greeted with a full pit of race cars eager to get on the track for racing action. In the Tracey Road Equipment big block Modifieds, teammates Pat Ward and Larry Wight put on a thrilling side by side battle before Wight was able to make the winning pass on lap 13. Once out front Wight…

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Monday Night “Live” Stock Car Racing Comes To Georgetown Speedway THIS MONDAY

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Monday Night “Live” Stock Car Racing Comes To Georgetown Speedway THIS MONDAY, MAY 15; Modifieds & Super Late Models Headline Program Story By Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Monday night is best known for professional wrestling and football when it comes to entertainment. That will change THIS MONDAY, May 15. Georgetown Speedway, the half-mile oval located on Route 113 just south of Georgetown, Del., is set to bring live stock car racing to the Monday night entertainment scene. The event will help cure the ‘rainy day blues’ for race fans foiled by wet spring weather…

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Weedsport Speedway’s Sportsman Shootout Series Featured on Spectrum Sports ‘Speedway Showcase’

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Weedsport Speedway’s Sportsman Shootout Series Featured on Spectrum Sports ‘Speedway Showcase’ Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 12, 2017) – In another exciting announcement for Weedsport Speedway’s Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series drivers, select series events will now air on ‘Speedway Showcase’ as a part of Spectrum Sports. Hosted by veteran Central New York broadcast talents Doug Elkins, Rich Vleck, and Paul Szmal; ‘Speedway Showcase’ is a product of years of experience in broadcasting dirt track racing and they are excited to bring four Weedsport Speedway events to racing homes in 2017 in association…

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The Gem Of The Catskills Rolls Off Tonight

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Accord Speedway Set To Go Racing Friday, May 12th Story By: STEVE PADOS / ACCORD SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Accord NY.- May 12, 2017 - The Northeast speedways have been fighting the crazy weather patterns since the beginning of the season and it has the promoters scrambling to attempt to get their shows in. Accord Speedway has been in the same boat with only one show being completed thus far in 2017 as they hit the midway point in the month of May. Promoters Gary and Donna Palmer will try once again on Friday night, May…

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Friends Of Mike Event Comes To A Close With Bridgeport Finale

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FRIENDS OF MIKE FINALE COMING UP AT BRIDGEPORT Press Release By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro NJ.- May 11, 2017 -The twelve year run of the Friends of Mike (FoM) event will come to a close on Tuesday, May 16 at the Bridgeport Speedway when it is run in conjunction with the Super DIRTcar Series event. Friends of Mike all started back in 2006 when Danny Serrano, a racing fan, and several of his friends, set out to support Mike Rogie, an avid racing fan who was battling cancer.  They came up…

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BIG SHOW IX JUNE 27, 2017 AT ALBANY SARATOGA

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Brett Hearn Promotion A Premiere Must See Race Of The Summer Press Release By: ROB HAZER / THE BIG SHOW IX MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sussex, NJ- May 10, 2017 – Brett Hearn’s Big Show has become the' must see show of the summer at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. It’s an action packed evening of ground pounding Big Block Modified action featuring a collection of the best drivers on dirt. Substance, pageantry, and prestige are just part of what makes this Super DIRTcar Series event one fans will flock to see on Tuesday June 27, 2017 at the Great Race…

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FANS AND RACERS ASKED TO WEAR YELLOW ON SATURDAY TO HELP RACER JORDAN HENN ON HIS ROAD TO RECOVERY

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FANS AND RACERS ASKED TO WEAR YELLOW ON SATURDAY TO HELP RACER JORDAN HENN ON HIS ROAD TO RECOVERY CHANGES BEING PLANNED FOR BRC NASCAR LATE MODELS TRIPLEHEADER ACTION SET FOR SATURDAY, MAY 13 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA MAY 8, 2017 . . . Everyone coming out to Grandview Speedway this Saturday night to see the exciting NASCAR sanctioned stock car racing action is being asked to wear something yellow. And the reason for that request is to help support Jordan Henn’s recovery from injuries sustained during a wild…

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Pauch Debuts Experimental Throwback @ Bridgeport

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Pauch Debuts Experimental Throwback @ Bridgeport Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Jim Brown & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com May 8th, 2017 – Billy Pauch Sr. debuted his retro No.15 Big-Block Modified in memory of his late father, Leroy Pauch, on Saturday night at Bridgeport Speedway. “This car has a lot of different stuff on it,” Pauch Sr. noted. “I’m used to running torsion and coils in the front and this one is a four-coil car. It has a different suspension. It’s all experimental that nobody else runs so I really can’t get a lot of information from so I have to…

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Kressley Picks Up Top Ten at Bridgeport

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Kressley Picks Up Top Ten at Bridgeport Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By Jim Brown & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com Brett Kressley recorded his third top-ten finish of the season this past weekend at his Saturday night home-track, Bridgeport Speedway. After bad luck striking him early on in the season with a few engine losses, Kressley is satisfied with his top ten performance. “We made some changes for the heat race,” he said. “It didn’t go as well as I expected it to but we were lucky enough to advance a little bit and hold our own.” Kressley started eighth in his…

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Crate Modifieds Added For This Saturday May 13th When Creston Hydraulics Presents May Modified Madness Round Of 24

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Crate Modifieds Added For This Saturday May 13th When Creston Hydraulics Presents May Modified Madness Round Of 24 Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – After three straight rain outs New Egypt Speedway management has decided to add the Crate Modifieds to this Saturday’s program when Creston Hydraulics presents The Round of 24 of May Modified Madness for the 358 Modifieds. The Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman and Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will also be in competition along with the aforementioned Crate Modifieds. “Our Crate Modified guys want to race, we feel bad…

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BIG MODIFIED PAYDAY OFFERED FOR SUNDAY NIGHT, MAY 28 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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Sportsman & MASS Sprints join Thunder on the Hill Series event. . . BIG PAYDAY OFFERED FOR BIG BLOCK/358 NASCAR MODIFIEDS SUNDAY NIGHT, MAY 28 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald & George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (May 5, 2017) – Backyard barbecues and Big Block vs. Small Block Modifieds highlight an exciting weekend for area race fans as the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series kicks off their 28th season of racing action on Sunday, May 28 with the Pioneer Pole Buildings Triple Thunder Thriller event at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville,…

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MR. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship Returns for 2017

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MR. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship Returns for 2017 Story By: Colby Gorniewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com  CONCORD, N.C. - May 4, 2017 - For the seventh consecutive season, one driver from each of the Big-Block Modified, 358 Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions will walk away as Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Champion in 2017. In 1976 the Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship program was born. The Super DIRTcar Series program was used as a qualifier series for Super DIRT Week at Syracuse. In 1989, the Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship program made a shift, adding a fall series to hometrack…

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‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Set For 25th Anniversary Season

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Lightning’ Strikes Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 28; Short Track Super Series ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Set For 25th Anniversary Season Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CENTER LISLE, NY – May 5, 2017- In the midst of its 25th anniversary season, Thunder Mountain Speedway is set to host a marquee event on Sunday, May 28. Fans and racers will celebrate Memorial Day weekend at the three-eighths-mile banked oval with the fourth running of the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special headlined by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled…

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Super DIRTcar Series Returns to Bridgeport May 16

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First Series Race at New Jersey Track Since 2005 Press Release By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - May 5, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds will head south in two weeks time for the second points event of 2017 and their only stop in New Jersey this season. Bridgeport Speedway is set to host the Super DIRTcar Series for the first time since 2005 in the Friends of Mike Finale on May 16. The 60-lap Tuesday night showdown at the Sweedsboro, NJ track is a landmark race not…

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Delaware International Speedway To Host ‘Diamond State 50’

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Delaware International Speedway To Host ‘Diamond State 50’ Thursday, May 25; STSS Velocita South Region Event Offers American Racer Cup Challenge Points Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM DELMAR, DE – May 5, 2017- The Cathell family’s rejuvenated Delaware International Speedway is set to host the next round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP. A kickoff to the Memorial Day weekend, the ‘Diamond State 50’ takes place Thursday, May 25, featuring a 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event offering $5,000 to the winner, $1,000 for 10th and…

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MR. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship Returns for 2017

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Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship Now Recognizes The Weekly Racers. Press Release By: KAYLA MAY / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, N.C. - May 5, 2017 - For the seventh consecutive season, one driver from each of the Big-Block Modified, 358 Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions will walk away as Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Champion in 2017. In 1976 the Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship program was born. The Super DIRTcar Series program was used as a qualifier series for Super DIRT Week at Syracuse. In 1989, the Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship program made a shift,…

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Opening Day At OCFS

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Opening Day At OCFS Story By: Hunter Horton/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Finally! The day has come it is the first point race on the "Hard Clay" at the Orange County Fair Speedway! Coming with us this weekend to help are my Dad, Mike, Mark, Grandpop, Bob and a guy named Lips that meets us up at Orange County each and every Saturday night. We started our night off by dad picking 28 at the sign in window, it could have been a lot worse. After we got all signed in and unloaded I decided to get some food.…

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Returns to Charlotte

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Returns to Charlotte Story By: Colby Gorniewicz/DIRTcar Racing Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com   Second Annual Event Set for October 26-28   CONCORD, NC - May 3, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing is excited to announce the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship will return to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 26-28, 2017. The mega-event will once again give the best weekly racers from eight different divisions across the United States and Canada the chance to shine at one of the country's premier dirt racing facilities. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship once…

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Brewerton Speedway Set For Season Opener Friday, May 5

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Brewerton Speedway Set For High Speed Season Opener Friday, May 5 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com   BREWERTON, NY – May 3, 2017 - The long wait is finally over since the final checkered of the 2016 season waved last October at the Brewerton Speedway. This Friday, May 5Universal Metal Works & K-ROCK presents American Diabetes Association 2017 opening night. On the exciting four star race card will be the ground pounding, 800 horsepower Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Firehouse Subs Mod Lites and JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders. Adult admission is $12…

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2017 Super DIRTcar Series Partners Announced

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Super DIRTcar Series Partners Announced Story By:Colby Gorniewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC. - May 2, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series is pleased to announce their list of marketing partners for the 2017 season. A list that features 17 of the industry-leading brands. The Super DIRTcar Series, the nation's premier touring Big-Block Modified Series, kicked-off the 2017 points campaign on Saturday, April 29 when the Series visited the high-banks of Fulton Speedway. Over the course of the eight-month points season, 16 full-time drivers will be vying for the Series championship. "It's refreshing to see all the marketing…

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HUNT DOMINATES FOR BRIDGEPORT BIG BLOCK WIN

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HUNT DOMINATES FOR BRIDGEPORT BIG BLOCK WIN Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com David Hunt of Bridgewater, NJ, returned to Bridgeport’s Victory Lane for the first time since 2015 when he captured the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified feature event on Joy Auto Parts sponsored Bike Night. It was Hunt’s sixth Big Block win at Bridgeport. Brian Papiez became the first driver to repeat in the Winner’s Circle in the Stewart Stainelss Crate/Sportsman with a last lap pass for the win. Rick Stief captured the Mid Atlantic Sprint Series (MASS) win in their twenty lap main…

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‘The Sensational One’ Scores OCFS Opening Night Win

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Horton Takes The Opener at Orange County Story By: FRANK CATIZONE / OCFS MEDIA Photos By: JANE CELLA / RACERSGUIDE.COM MIDDLETOWN, NY – May 1, 2017- Jimmy Horton has collected a lot of hardware during a sensational racing career that has spanned over five decades. But Horton, despite enjoying great success throughout the years during an on-and-off stint at the Orange County Fair Speedway on Saturday evenings, has never managed to garner a season-opening victory at the historic race track. Horton, who returned to OCFS as a regular campaigner in 2016 after a long hiatus, put that problem to rest last Saturday…

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GODOWN AND PAUCH, JR. TWINNING IN NES TWIN 20’s

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GODOWN AND PAUCH, JR. WIN 358 MODIFIED FEATURES AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 30, 2017) – On Twin Twenty Night presented by Premio Sausage, Ryan Godown and Billy Pauch, Jr. each won a 358 Modified feature at New Egypt Speedway. In addition to his 358 Modified victory, Godown topped the field in the Northeast Wingless Sprint Car contest. TJ Lilly took top honors in the Hammer Sportsman main event. David Burns was the victor in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie feature. At the start…

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MATT SHEPPARD TAKES FIRST UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY WIN OF THE SEASON

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ROCKY WARNER AND ROBBIE SPEED TAKE BIG SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES WINS Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF VERNON, NY- May 1, 2017- On a bitter cold spring evening this past Sunday April 30, the fans were treated to another exciting night of action on Wilber-Duck Chevrolet night that saw some late race fireworks and late race charges to the win.  Matt Sheppard found himself in familiar territory as he took the Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modified win while Rocky Warner made a late race pass of leader Dave Marcuccilli to win the DIRTcar Sportsman…

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Hough Goes The Distance For Lebanon Valley Victory

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Steve Hough Holds Off Tremont for Victory    Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK BROWN / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY PHOTO West Lebanon NY.- April 30, 2017- Saturday night’s Heavy Hauler-sponsored Modified feature may have only been for appearance points due to the Super DIRTcar Series race in Fulton.  However, that didn’t mean that there wasn’t any action. Steve Hough led the field to green on a blustery night.  He almost immediately fell into a battle with J.R. Heffner.  The veteran campaigner gave Hough all he could give, but the East Greenbush owner/driver was able to…

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Wilder Serves Notice Win Fonda Speedway Victory

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WILDER TAKES SEVENTH CAREER WIN AT FONDA Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF KARABIN / FONDA SPEEDWAY PHOTO Fonda, NY –April 30, 2017- In the last points race of 2016 at the Fonda Speedway, after putting together a three win season, Jeremy Wilder saw himself in a three way battle for the modified point championship with Ronnie Johnson and Bobby Varin. At the end of that last points race at Fonda, Johnson was declared the track champion but the one thing that Wilder had done during the 2016 season was open the eyes of people who…

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‘The Handler’ Scores A Winner At Grandview

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MANMILLER, DYLAN SWINEHART, AND BLAINE EMERY CONTINUE NEW WINNERS STREAK AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA. April 30, 2017. . .The new winner’s streak continued at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night.  Back after a week hiatus courtesy of Mother Nature, 35 Modified, 18 Late Model and 34 Sportsman drivers were ready to mix it up in qualifying events to participate in their respective features on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway and three new feature winners put their names in the record book. After three Saturday nights of…

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Bitner Dominates United Racing Club Wingless Feature at Big Diamond Speedway

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Craig VonDohren wins 358 Modified Feature, Sites 2-for-2 in Roadrunner Features Story By: SHAWN T WOOD / BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM FORESTVILLE, PA. - April 30, 2017- Mark Bitner picked the right time to return to victory lane with the United Racing Club. In the first-ever wingless event at Big Diamond Speedway for the oldest touring sprint-car series, a large crowd watched Bitner ran off the 25-lap feature in a non-stop time of 9 minutes, 58.905 seconds for his first URC win of the year. Craig VonDohren came from the 12th starting spot to score…

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Friesen Wins Season Modified Opener at Albany-Saratoga Speedway

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Pierson, Severance, Martin Among Opening Night Winners Story By: MATT KEITH / ALBANY SARATOGA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Malta, NY - April 30,  2017-  The weather may have been warm Friday night for the  packed Albany-Saratoga house, but it was Friesen at the end of the 35-lap Modified feature--as in Stewart Friesen. Friesen, a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular, will call Albany- Saratoga home in 2017 when his schedule allows, took advantage of a heads up fifth place start and quickly motored to the front, holding off the challenges of defending track champion Marc Johnson,…

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‘Highbank’ Robber: Decker Victorious in Super DIRTcar Series Opener

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Billy Decker Outlasts Matt Sheppard in Closing Laps to Win ‘Highbank Holdup’ at Fulton Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- April 30, 2017- After last night, Billy Decker is now synonymous with the phrase the 'third time’s the charm.' For the third consecutive year, the driver of the Page Trucking No. 91 found his way to victory lane at the conclusion of the Super DIRTcar Series ‘Highbank Holdup’ 100-lap modified feature on Saturday night. After timing fastest with a lap of 16.485 seconds during time trials, Decker cruised to a second-place finish…

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Sheppard the Bridesmaid at Fulton

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‘Super’ Matt Sheppard Comes Up Just Short of ‘Holdup’ Cash at Fulton Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- April 30, 2017- As much as racers would love to, you can’t win them all. Despite being fourth-fastest in time trials and finishing second to Larry Wight in his qualifying event on Saturday during the Super DIRTcar Series stop at the famed Fulton Speedway in Fulton, New York, Matt Sheppard passed nearly every car he needed to during the Highbank Holdup 100-lap modified feature but one; Billy Decker. Sheppard, who started 11th on the…

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Decker Scores Third-Straight Highbank Hold-Up Win at Fulton

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Sheppard Earns Runner-Up Spot After Starting 11th Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY - April 30, 2017 - Billy Decker raced from the sixth-starting position to take the lead from outside polesitter Brett Hearn on lap 46 and held off a surging Matt Sheppard to claim his third straight Highbank Holdup 100 victory with the Super DIRTcar Series at Fulton Speedway on Saturday night. After taking the lead, Decker battled through lapped traffic to build a lead over Hearn. He then had to contend with Sheppard, who rallied from the…

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Billy Whittaker Impressive in Super DIRTcar Series Stop at Fulton

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Whittaker Takes Series Regulars by Surprise with Solid Run in Highbank Holdup 100 Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- April 30, 2017- When it comes to racing, expect the unexpected. The top-five during Saturday night’s Highbank Holdup Super DIRTcar Series modified feature contained the normal list of usual suspects; except for one. With a solid effort during time trials and a victory in the second qualifier earlier in the night, Billy Whittaker found himself in unfamiliar territory; starting on the pole and leading legendary racer Brett Hearn to the green flag. Whether…

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Super Matt Scores At Outlaw Speedway

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'SUPERMAN' SHEPPARD WINS FIRST OF THE YEAR AT OUTLAW Story By: PAUL SMZALL / OUTLAW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM DUNDEE, NY- April 30, 2017- American Legion/Winner’s Circle Deli night at Outlaw Speedway saw another big field of cars fill the pit area as the IMCA Modifieds, Crate Late Models, and Winner’s Circle Deli Bandits ran their first races of the 2017 season. The night’s racing action began with the held over 30-lap 4 Cylinder feature event, which saw Casey Burch grad the early lead.  Ray Hyer had a flat left front which brought out the yellow…

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Friesen Shines in Malta Modified Victory

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Stewart Friesen Outruns Marc Johnson and Brett Hearn to Take the Season Opener at Albany-Saratoga Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM MALTA, NY- April 29, 2017- Winning can best be summarized into two categories; it’s never easy and it never seems to get old. Though Stewart Friesen has been making winning races look extremely easy for the better part of the past decade, Friday night told a different tale as the Sprakers, New York resident had to hold off both Marc Johnson and Brett Hearn while dealing with heavy lapped-traffic on his way to victory lane Friday night…

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BOUC WHEELS TEAM 88 RACING MODIFIED TO A STOUT SECOND PLACE FINISH AT THE SOUTH JERSEY SHOOTOUT

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BOUC WHEELS TEAM 88 RACING MODIFIED TO A STOUT SECOND PLACE FINISH AT THE SOUTH JERSEY SHOOTOUT Story By: Mike Wisniewski/Team 88 Racing Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (April 25, 2017) – At the Short Track Super Series South Jersey Shootout event at Bridgeport Speedway on Sunday, April 23, Danny Bouc wheeled the Team 88 Racing Modified to a stout second place finish in the 40-lap feature. With a strong and talented field of forty-one Modifieds, Bouc qualified for the main event and the redraw by finishing second in the third heat race. Starting in tenth place, Bouc was…

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FRIESEN IS THE BIG SHOT IN SOUTH JERSEY SHOOTOUT

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FRIESEN IS THE BIG SHOT IN SOUTH JERSEY SHOOTOUT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Stewart Friesen made it two for two in Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified competition at the Bridgeport Speedway on Sunday when he captured the second race of the season for the South Region of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear sponsored Short Track Super Series (STSS) fueled by Velocita event. It was a $5,000 payday for Friesen who had already picked up the win in the 60 Over Special/Doug Hoffman Memorial season opener. Friesen was the race winner but it was Bridgeport…

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Two-Day Discount Tickets Available for World of Outlaws, Super DIRTcar Series Double-Header at Weedsport May 21-22

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World of Outlaws And Super DIRTcar Series Go Back To Back at Weedsport May 21-22  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF   WEEDSPORT, NY -April 25, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway fans interested in attending both the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series ‘Empire State Challenge’ on Sunday, May 21 and ‘Big Block Monday’ presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM for the Super DIRTcar Series on Monday, May 22, can do so for a discount, as long as they purchase tickets by Monday, May 1. A 2-day adult general admission package is currently…

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