Dirt Modifieds

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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Poor Draw Doesn’t Hold Stewart Friesen Back From SSTS Win @ Bridgeport

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73 In, First Out: Poor Draw Doesn’t Hold Stewart Friesen Back From Short Track Super Series ‘South Jersey Shootout’ Victory Sunday At Bridgeport Speedway; 41 STSS Modifieds Sign In Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – A pick of ‘73’ through the gate put Stewart Friesen last in the final heat race Sunday evening at Bridgeport Speedway. It didn’t set the Sprakers, N.Y., driver back long. In just 8 laps’ time, he had powered from 10th to snag a redraw position in his qualifier, falling just shy of a heat-race checkered. Come feature…

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Wolfe And Wight Take Utica Rome Speedway Opener Laurals

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LUCAS WOLFE USES LAST LAP PASS IN FINAL TWIN 20 LAP A-MAIN TO BECOME GLADIATOR WINNER, LARRY WIGHT TAKES OPENING NIGHT MODIFIED WIN Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY - April 24, 2017- Lucas Wolfe walked out of Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday night as the overall Gladiator Champion after a pair of hard fought 20 lap features.  Wolfe finished third in the first A-Main before an impressive slide job on the final lap to beat Chuck Hebing in the second feature to take the win.  The combined results put…

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‘The Wild Child’ Rolls To Victory At Lebanon Valley Opener

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 Bachetti Outduels King For High Banks Checkers Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- April 24, 2017- Lebanon Valley Speedway kicked off the 2017 season with an action packed evening of racing opening night. With a not so favorible weather forecast  the schedule was sped up to avoid rain and the nights action ran quickly and was completed just after 9pm. By virtue of winning his heat race, Mike King started from pole. The action started very early when Mike Keeler spun on the first lap in turn 1.  Kyle Sheldon, Paul Gilardi and…

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Unscripted: Justin Boehler Takes Fonda Opener

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Boehler Cashes In on Friesen’s Misfortune; Holds Off Tim Fuller in Closing Laps for First-Ever Modified Win at Fonda Speedway Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY- April 23, 2017- As the incomparable Yogi Berra once stated; it ain’t over ‘til it’s over. At the drop of the green flag for the season-opening modified feature at the Fonda Speedway on Saturday night, it seemed as if nothing had changed. Stewart Friesen, a four-time modified track champion at the historic Montgomery County venue, shot to the lead and was racing in another zip code…

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Fulton Speedway Ready For The Holdup

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Fulton Speedway Test & Tune In The Books; Big Highbank Holdup Weekend April 28-29 Story By: DAVE MEDLER / FULTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY – April 23, 2017 - The sights, sounds and smells of a new race season filled the Fulton Speedway for the test and tune on Saturday afternoon. Over 60 race teams showed off their cars making sure a long winter of hard work paid off. Now all eyes turn to the 3rd annual ‘Highbank Holdup’ weekend on April 28-29. On Friday, April 28 Sam Reakes Snap-On franchise will present the…

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Brett Hearn Joins Field For Sunday’s South Jersey Shootout

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It’s Almost Go-Time: Surprise Invader Brett Hearn Joins Talented Field For Sunday’s ‘South Jersey Shootout’ At Bridgeport Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – It’s almost go time! On Sunday (April 23), Bridgeport Speedway comes to life with the third annual ‘South Jersey Shootout’ featuring the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Modifieds. The race for a $10,000 STSS Velocita South Region championship hits the South Jersey facility for the first time in 2017. The ‘South Jersey Shootout’ is the richest race of the spring at the five-eighths-mile offering a…

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FMP Southern Tier Modified Open On Tap For Saturday Night

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24th SOUTHERN TIER OPEN FOR MODIFIEDS THIS SATURDAY AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY.  40 LAPS - $2,000 TO WIN.  Story By: ANDREW HARPELL / FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MIKE JOHNSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY.- April 20, 2017- The 24th edition of the Southern Tier Open for Modifieds will take place this Saturday at Five Mile Point Speedway.  The 40 lap traditional event will pay $2,000 to the Modified race winner.  The Street Stocks also return to action for a big night of racing that gets underway at 6 p.m.  As always, children 12 years old and younger…

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South Jersey Shootout Heads To Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY HOSTS SHORT TRACK SUPER SERIES Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro NJ.- April 19, 2017- The Bridgeport Speedway will host the third running of the South Jersey Shootout this Sunday.  This event will be the second race of the 2017 season of the South region’s Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) fueled by Velocita. By virtue of his win in the season opener, “The Sensational One”, Jimmy Horton is the series point leader as the series returns to a track that Horton called his home for many…

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American Racer Cup Underway

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The 2017 American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Is Underway! Driver Registration Deadline Approaching May 1 Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / BD MOTORSPORTS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANA, PA – April 19, 2017- The race for the 2017 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco is underway! On April 14, points began accumulating for Modified and Sportsman overall, Insinger Performance regional and individual track titles. The race toward the Cup continues through the summer months before wrapping up on Labor Day weekend. Points have been updated following week No. 1, April 14-16, and are posted on the…

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A-Verdi to Present King of Dirt Small Block Modified Race at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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New Era Begins for KOD as 358-Modifieds Return to Vermont on Tuesday, June 13 Press Release By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEST HAVEN, Vt. –April 19, 2017- Devil’s Bowl Speedway will help usher in a new era in 2017 for the King Of Dirt Racing Series, and the excitement surrounding the KOD organization has helped to usher in a new partnership at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.  The Vermont track welcomes A-Verdi Office & Storage Solutions to present the first-ever KOD “358” Small Block Modified race in history on Tuesday night, June 13.…

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5th annual Money in the Mountains 40 lapper On Tap Friday At Big Diamond Speedway

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Big block/Small blocks Battle for $6,000 to Win, $400 to Take the Green Press Release By: SHAWN T. WOOD / BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM FORESTVILLE, PA. - April 19, 2017- Continuing its moniker as the highest weekly paying modified track in the Northeast, Big Diamond Speedway will present another big-paying show this Friday in what is becoming an early-season, must-see-event with the 5th annual Money in the Mountains big-block/small-block modified race. The 40-lap feature pays $6,000 to win and $400 to take the green with the winner earning a guaranteed starting spot in the Short…

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Thunder On The Hill Series Opener Draws Near

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THUNDER SERIES OPENS 2017 WITH MODIFIED, SPRINT & SPORTSMAN TRIPLE HEADER SUNDAY, MAY 28 AT GRANDVIEW Press Release By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM Bechtelsville Pa.- April 18, 2017- The twenty-eighth season of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will open on Sunday night, May 28 at the Grandview Speedway.   The popular series that is sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts and presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings will open with the Big Block Modified/358 Modified Showdown competing in a series of qualifying events leading up to the 40 lap feature…

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PAUCH JR. WINS SEASON OPENING 358 MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT

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BILLY PAUCH, JR. WINS SEASON OPENING 358 MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & John John Lane/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 16, 2017) – At New Egypt Speedway’s season opener presented by Oliver Communications Group, Billy Pauch, Jr. was the victor in the 358 Modified feature. Ryan Godown scored the win in the Northeast Wingless Sprint Car main event. The Hammer Sportsman feature went to Billy Osmun, III. David Burns topped the competition in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie race. When the 30-lap 358 Modified feature got underway, Andrew Bohn…

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BRIDGEPORT IS STILL LOOKING FOR FIRST REPEAT WINNER OF 2017 SEASO

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BRIDGEPORT IS STILL LOOKING FOR FIRST REPEAT WINNER OF 2017 SEASON Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com After three weeks of racing in the 2017 season, the Bridgeport Speedway is still looking for its first repeat winner! On Saturday night, Rick Laubach drove to his first Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified feature win for car owners, Lori and Gary Hermann in the first point race of the season. Matt Stangle earned his first victory in the Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman division while Tom Wills, Jr. earned his first win of the year in the PennCo Tech Outlaw…

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Extra Money Up For Grabs For Grandview Modifieds

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35 LAP FEATURE TOPS THE ACTION FOR THE TP TRAILERS 358 MODIFIEDS AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY; BRC LATE MODELS AND SPORTSMAN ALSO PART OF SHOW Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 12, 2017 . . . Extra money in the purse is always a great incentive for racers to give it their all and extra money is waiting for the winner of the 35-lap NASCAR TP Trailers 358 Modified feature on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway. In addition to the increased laps for the Modifieds fans will also get to…

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Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Continue Support of NES Rookies

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Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Continue Support of New Egypt Speedway Rookie Sportsman Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Lyons Construction and Metal Fab Pro Race Shop have once again teamed up to be the presenting sponsor of the New Egypt Speedway Rookie Sportsman division. This will mark the 12th year that Lyons Construction has been involved with the New Egypt Speedway Rookie Sportsman division. Six drivers have notified the Speedway office of their intentions to compete for the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman title that will be worth $750 to the winner, $500…

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FOUR DRIVERS EARN FIRST WINS IN 2017 SEASON @ BRIDGEPORT

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FOUR DRIVERS EARN FIRST WINS IN 2017 SEASON IN BRIDGEPORT ACTION Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Four drivers broke into the win column for the first time in the young 2017 racing season with wins on Sunday in Bridgeport Speedway racing action. Oley, PA driver, Duane Howard picked up the first win of the season for his Norm Hansell No. 357 team in the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified twenty-five lap feature event. Nine time United Racing Club Champion (URC), Curt Michael was the winner in the BRB Contractor sponsored opener for the oldest traveling…

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FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY LEGEND MIKE COLSTEN KEEPS GOING STRONG

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DOMINATES MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM OPENER AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY ON SUNDAY. Story By: ANDREW HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY.- April 11, 2017- Mike Colsten shows no signs of slowing down as he was dominate on his way to recording the Modified Summer Slam opening day victory at Five Mile Point Speedway.  The victory in the 30 lapper was worth $2,000. The 30 lap Modified Sunday Summer Slam found Joey Grammes and Tyler Siri on the front row.  Grammes immediately raced out to the lead at the drop of the green but…

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FAST AXLE RACING PRODUCTS REWARDING KOD DRIVERS

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Small Block Modified & Sportsman Drivers Can Earn Certificates Press Release By: ROB HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY- April 11, 2017 -  King Of Dirt Racing continues to prepare for the upcoming season of dirt track racing in the Northeast. Working with marketing partners is part of that preparation, which includes welcoming new faces to the growing family of sponsors. In 2017 both the Small Block Modified and Sportsman divisions will receive bonuses for earning a 6th place finish courtesy of new series marketing partner Fast Axle. For as long as he can…

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Bachetti Blisters Hard Clay Open Field; Wins From 20th

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Andy Bachetti Rolls From 20th To Win Short Track Super Series ‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway; 54 Modifieds Sign In For STSS North Opener Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – From 20th on the grid, Andy Bachetti rolled to a ‘Hard Clay Open’ victory Sunday evening at Orange County Fair Speedway. After a blown right-rear tire in heat-race action, Bachetti started eighth in the afternoon’s second consolation race, which he won. The Sheffield, Mass., driver then roared from the 10th row in the 50-lap main event to score the victory with some…

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Big Dogs Set For ‘Big Block Monday’ At Weedsport

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Big Dog Country 103.5 to present Super DIRTcar Series ‘Big Block Monday’ at Weedsport Speedway on May 22  Story By: DAN KAPUSCSINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY - April 9, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway’s ‘Big Block Monday’ featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds and the Sportsman Shootout Series just got a bit bigger, with the announcement of Big Dog Country 103.5 FM signing on to present the evening’s action. Serving the Rochester Metro area and surrounding counties, Big Dog Country 103.5 FM specializes in the exciting sounds of today’s country while…

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Winged Warriors Join Big Blocks For Bridgeport Action

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URC SPIRNTS JOIN BIG BLOCKS, CRATE/SPORTSMAN AND ROOKIES IN BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY EVENT Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Sweedsbore NJ.- April 7, 2017- Action returns to the Bridgeport Speedway this weekend as the winged warriors of the United Racing Club return to the 5/8th mile speedway in addition to the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, Stewart Stainless Crate Sportsman and DA’s Auto Body & Repair Rookies. URC welcomes title sponsor, Capitol Renegade for the 2017 season.   Capitol Renegade – “The Headquarters” for all you Race Transport Needs – is a good match…

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VP Racing Fuels Returns as the Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway

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Weedsport Speedway Fuels Up For 2017 Season With VP Racing Fuels Press Release By: DAN KAPUCSINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By:JEFF CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY -April 6, 2017 – VP Racing Fuels, the world leader in race fuel technology, will return as the official fuel of Weedsport Speedway in 2017. With a total of nine action packed events on the ’17 calendar, Weedsport Speedway is proud to welcome the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, and the DIRTcar Sportsman to its opening events on Sunday, May 21 and Monday, May 22 with…

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Super DIRTcar Series Season to Kick Off at Fulton’s Highbank Holdup

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Super DIRTcar Series 2017 Championship Chase Begins April 29 Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - April 5, 2017 - Two months following a pair of tune-up races during the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in Florida, the Super DIRTcar Series will kickstart its 2017 points chase with the Highbank Holdup 100 at Fulton Speedway on April 29. Entering the season-opening event, the series boasts a roster of 16 Platinum drivers committed to run the entire 2017 campaign, led by reigning series champion Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, NY.…

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BONUSES CONTINUE TO GROW FOR MODIFIED SUNDAY SUMMER SLAM PROGRAM AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY

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TONARLO’S RESTAURANT AND CG RACING ADD TO LOYALTY PROGRAM.  FIRST MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM RACE THIS SUNDAY. Press Release By: ANDREW HARPELL / FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY - April 5, 2017- Tonarlo’s Restaurant has joined Shakelton Napa Auto & Truck Parts to add to the Modified driver loyalty program that was established this past weekend for the Modified Summer Slam.  The first race of the Modified Summer Slam is this Sunday, April 9th.  The race winner will earn a minimum of $2,000 for the 30 lap event.  Race time is 5 p.m.…

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Hard Clay Open Postponed To Sunday

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‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway Postponed To Sunday, April 9; Entire Weekend Schedule Adjusted Back By 24 Hours Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Due to predicted rainfall during the week and a harsh winter, the ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway has been postponed by one day, to Sunday, April 9. OCFS promoter Michael Gurda IV opted to push practice back to Saturday, April 8 and the race to Sunday with the best interest of competitors in mind. “Looking at the forecast for this week, our best option to…

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HOOSIER RACING TIRE SUPPORTS KING OF DIRT

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Each Division Will Be Rewarded During 2017 Season Story By: RON HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY -April 4, 2017- Hoosier Racing tire has been involved with King Of Dirt Racing since it’s inception back in 2015. They have offered a series of tire rewards for tour regulars for the Sportsman Modified division over the past two seasons. Heading into 2017 the official tire of KOD will again offer the Hoosier Tire Hard Charger, but this time for all three touring divisions (Small Block Modified, Sportsman, and Pro Stock). Hoosier Racing Tires are…

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SHAKELTON SETS SUMMER SLAM BONUS PROGRAM

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SHAKELTON NAPA AUTO & TRUCK PARTS DEVELOPS MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM LOYALTY BONUS PROGRAM FOR TEAMS.  FIRST MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM RACE NEXT SUNDAY, APRIL 9TH. Press Release By: ANDREW HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY- April 4, 2017- The first race of the Five Mile Point Speedway Modified Summer Slam is this Sunday, April 9th.  The Modified 30 lap lid lifter will pay $2,000 to the winner.  Teams will be bolting on the sail panels for 2017 season at the quarter mile oval.  Shakelton Napa Auto & Truck Parts has signed on to present…

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Successful Practice Days Sets Up Exciting 2017 Season At Big Diamond Speedway

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46th season opens this Friday Night; Money in the Mountains race is April 14 Story By: SHAWN T. WOOD / BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM FORESTVILLE PA.- April 4, 2017-  Sunny skies and temperature in the middle 60s greeted race fans at Big Diamond Speedway on Sunday afternoon as the track opened its gate for a practice session. More than 70 race cars from all forms of dirt-track were pitside on Sunday afternoon for the first on-track action of the 2017 season. The 46th season opener will be held this Friday night, April 7. It’s the…

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APRIL 22 ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY OPENER MARKS

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68 CONSECUTIVE YEARS OF WEEKLY STOCK CAR RACING Story By: JOHN SNYDER /CFS MEDIA Photos By: JANE & HARRY CELLA / RACERSGUIDE.COM MIDDLETOWN, NY -April 4, 2017- The winning driver in the Modified feature on Opening Night of weekly racing at Orange County Fair Speedway will continue a tradition that first began in 1950. While automobile racing traces its Orange County roots back to 1919, weekly stock car racing---the precursors of today’s Modifieds---began on April 16, 1950 and has continued uninterrupted since that memorable date. The first weekly racing program was held on a small one-fifth-mile asphalt-surfaced track that was…

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Sponsorship Support Continues For Bridgeport Speedway

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY WELCOMES CONTINUED SUPPORT OF SPONSORS FOR 2017 SEASON Press Release By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro NJ.- April 4, 2017- The Bridgeport Speedway is pleased to announce the continuing support of several sponsors for the 2017 season. Bridgeport’s Director of Marketing, Kolby Ramey stated, “Sponsors are vital to the success of Bridgeport Speedway both as a business and as a speedway.  They make up thirty per cent of our annual income.” Colonial Pipeline’s 811 Call Before You Dig program returns as the title sponsor of the 2017 Poker Series for the…

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LAUBACH’S SMALL BLOCK SLAYS THE GIANTS IN THE FULL THROTTLE SERIES/MESSICK FAMILY 40

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RICK LAUBACH’S SMALL BLOCK SLAYS THE GIANTS IN THE FULL THROTTLE SERIES/MESSICK FAMILY 40 Story By: Charlie Brown/Delaware Intl. Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Delmar, DE – The much awaited first event of the seven event Full Throttle racing Series took place Sunday night at the Delaware International Speedway. A hefty purse and mild Spring weather attracted a solid field of 32 Modifieds and 21 AC Delco 602 Sportsman for the “Messick Family 40” night. Rick Laubach of Hellertown, Pa. had to sit out the previous week in New Jersey when tech issues put him on the trailer before racing…

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New Egypt Speedway Postpones Opening Night To April 8th

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New Egypt Speedway Postpones Opening Night To April 8th   Story & Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – With Mother Nature dumping nearly two inches of rain on the New Egypt Speedway from Thursday night through Friday on an already wet racing surface, New Egypt Speedway management has decided to postpone its 2017 Opening Night to Saturday April 8th. The 358 Modifieds, Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks and the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will all be in action that evening. Oliver Communications Group will again be the presenting sponsor for the evening. “With the amount of rain that…

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BRUNO’S TOWING & RECOVERY OFFERING KOD BONUS

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Win Devil’s Bowl Along With KOD Title Earn Extra Cash Story By: ROB HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY- March 30, 2017-  When John Bruno started his towing business in 1977 he had no idea the heights in which his son Mike would take it after his passing in 1998. Heading into their 40th year of business Bruno’s Towing and Recovery will offer bonus money to any driver who wins King Of Dirt Racing events at Devil’s Bowl Speedway and the series championship. Mike Bruno the racecar driver knows the importance of earning…

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ALLISON RICCI GOING SMALL BLOCK RACING

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Young Lady Racer Following KOD Tour In 2017 Press Release By: ROB HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY- March 29, 2017-  Last season Allison Ricci had her plans to tour with KOD cut short with an early season accident at Orange County that put her Halmar Race Team behind early. This season they announced on the Halmar Friesen Racing page the young lady racer would be on tour with the Elmo's Speed Supply King Of Dirt Small Block Modified tour full time. Ricci met with success on the KOD tour running well at…

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‘South Jersey Shootout’ Special Up Next For STSS Velocita South Region

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STSS Velocita South Region Heads To Bridgeport Speedway Sunday, April 23 For ‘South Jersey Shootout’ Special; Event Doubles As American Racer Cup Challenge Story By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM BRIDGEPORT, NJ –March 29, 2017-  The second round of the 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Velocita South Region takes place in the Garden State. Bridgeport Speedway, the spacious five-eighths-mile facility, plays host to the ‘South Jersey Shootout’ on Sunday, April 23. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds headline the program in the richest event of the spring at Bridgeport, paying…

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The Chase Begins; Oliver Communications Group Presents New Egypt Speedway Opening Night This Saturday April 1st

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The Chase Begins; Oliver Communications Group Presents New Egypt Speedways 20th Annual Opening Night This Saturday April 1st   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Oliver Communications Group of Bordentown, NJ will be the presenting sponsor of New Egypt Speedway’s 20th Annual Opening Night this coming Saturday April 1st. Point races in the 358 Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman, and Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will officially get under way this Saturday night. Ryan Godown will begin his 358 Modified title defense against the likes of Billy Pauch Jr., Danny…

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Days Inn Brewerton And Comfort Suites Cicero Return As Official Hotels Of The Brewerton Speedway

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Days Inn Brewerton And Comfort Suites Cicero Return As Official Hotels Of The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – March 28, 2017- Brewerton Speedway is proud to announce that the Days Inn Brewerton and Comfort Suites Cicero return as the official hotels of the Brewerton Speedway for the fourth straight year. When looking for a place to stay for racing in central New York, look no further. The newly renovated Days Inn is located right off Route 81 (Exit 31) at 5552 Bartel Road just minutes from the speedway. Find everything you…

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Five Mile Point Speedway 67th Season Opener This Weekend

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FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY 67TH CONSECUTIVE OPENING WEEKEND THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  CHOW TO BE THE BENEFACTOR OF SATURDAY OPEN TESTING DAY. Press Release By: DAN HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY- March 28, 2017- Sixty-seven consecutive years – an amazing accomplishment for any business or operation.  This Saturday and Sunday is the 67th consecutive opening weekend at Five Mile Point Speedway in Kirkwood.  On Saturday, the speedway will collect non-perishable food items to benefit CHOW during the open practice day.  On Sunday, the 67th season gets underway with the opening day race…

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Friesen Ices Hoffman 60 Over Field

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BRIDGEPORT 60 OVER/HOFFMAN MEMORIAL WINS FOR FRIESEN, PAPIEZ AND MEYER Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: KRISTEN SNYDER / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro  NJ- March 28, 2017-The Bridgeport Speedway presented the fifth annual 60 Over Special/Doug Hoffman Memorial and the first hand of the 811 Dig Safely 2017 Poker Series that saw Stewart Friesen, Brian Papiez and Jon Meyer pick up an Ace for their Poker hands in addition to their wins in their respected divisions. Rain fell after the heat races and Penn Co Tech Outlaw Stock feature had been run.  After several showers passed through the…

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DKM Chassis pivotal in Friesen’s Bridgeport Victory

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DKM Chassis pivotal in Friesen’s Bridgeport Victory Story & Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Stewart Friesen picked up his first dirt modified win of the season this past Saturday in the 60 Over Special at Bridgeport Speedway. For those who haven’t heard, Friesen who is “cutting back” to a mere 40-50 dirt modified races this season has a full slate planned in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series aboard the Halmar-Friesen Racing No. 52, Friesen also has plans to run some sprint car races as well. This past Saturday’s win was different for Friesen though, it was his first aboard a…

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BRETT HEARN READIES FOR THE 2017 RACING SEASON

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Hearn Says He’s Out To Win More Races And More Championships Story By: JOHN SNYDER / BH RACING MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SUSSEX, NJ -March 26, 2017- With 894 career victories (889 feature races and 5 All-Star events) and 90 track and series point titles on his racing résumé, dirt track Modified champion Brett Hearn is gearing up for the 2017 Northeast racing season, his 43rd year of competition. And he’s off to a rousing start, winning the 40-lap finale at the DIRTcar Nationals at Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park. The victory, combined with a top-ten finish in…

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BEYEA CONTINUES SUPPORT OF KOD RACING

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Offering Rewards For Both 358 Modifieds & Sportsman Story By: ROB HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY- March 26, 2017 – Beyea custom headers and racing exhausts have supported King Of Dirt Racing from the beginning. Joe Beyea and staff have graciously offered a full exhaust to the Sportsman division each season. In 2017 not only will they be offering the same support to the Sportsman drivers, but also Small Block Modifieds have a $600 value headed their way for one lucky driver. With over 20 years in the header and exhaust manufacturing…

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Sail Panel Bodies Return To Five Mile Speedway

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“Sail Panel” Bodies At Five Mile Point Speedway Will Return To Weekly Racing  Press Release By: DAN HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY.- March 24, 2017- It’s official, after off-season speculation the Modified division at Five Mile Point Speedway will return to weekly racing with the “Sail Panel” bodies.  Five Mile Point Speedway was the first area track to utilize the “sail panels” weekly on the Modified division back in 1992 and the return is expected to be a popular move.  The first Modified event of the season is Sunday, April 9th with…

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Utica Rome Speedway Gears Up For Season Opener

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GATES-COLE INSURANCE RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR THE MODIFIEDS FOR THE 2017 SEASON AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO/ RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- March 22, 2017-For the second consecutive year, Gates-Cole Insurance will be the title sponsor the headline Modified division at the Utica-Rome Speedway.  With the continuing support from Gates-Cole Insurance, the Modified division will once again carry the name of the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds for the 2017 season. Gates-Cole Insurance has had a presence in the local motorsports scene for several decades, most notably on the car of recent…

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Not All $5,000-To-Win Races Are Equal: Over $30K Up For Grabs At Hard Clay Open

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Not All $5,000-To-Win Races Are Equal: $30,400 Payout, Non-Top-Heavy Structure Set For ‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway Saturday, April 8 MIDDLETOWN, NY – Take a look at the 2017 dirt Modified Northeast schedule, and you’ll see plenty of $5,000-to-win races. Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Don’t let the winner’s share fool you. They’re not all created equal. On Saturday, April 8 at Orange County Fair Speedway, the ‘Hard Clay Open’ offers $5,000 to the victor for a 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified main event. The difference is, the payback through the field totaling a massive $30,400…

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Free Grandstand Admission For This Saturday At New Egypt Speedway’s Open Practice

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Upcoming Events: Saturday March 25, 2017 – Open Practice 12PM-4PM Saturday April 1, 2017 – 20th Annual Opening Night Featuring 358 Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman & Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman – Hot Laps @ 5PM, Racing @ 6PM. Free Grandstand Admission For This Saturday At New Egypt Speedway’s Open Practice Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The first of four planned Open Practice sessions will be held this Saturday March 25 at New Egypt Speedway. Drivers in all five our weekly divisions of 358 Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint…

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American Racer Cup Sets Challenger Events Scchedule

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Challenge Events Add Excitement To 2017 American Racer Cup Insinger Performance Regional Battles Story By: BRETT DEYO / AMERICAN RACER CUP MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANA, PA –March 20, 2017-  Excitement is running high for the 2017 edition of the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels as “pre-season” registration hits hew heights. Once again, racers at 13 tracks spanning four states – New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware – benefit from the Cup, with $51,450 cash earmarked for Modified and Sportsman competitors in addition to thousands in tire giveaways and other product. The overall…

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Hammer To Sponsor New Egypt Speedway Sportsman Division In 2017

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Hammer To Sponsor New Egypt Speedway Sportsman Division In 2017 Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The Hammer Companies, located in Allentown, NJ, have come aboard to be the official sponsor of the Sportsman division at the New Egypt Speedway for 2017. Hammer is your only local full service contractor for electric, plumbing, heating and cooling. Hammer prides themselves on exceptional workmanship and unparalleled customer service. The division will now be known as the “Hammer Sportsman Division”. “Hammer has been a big marketing partner of the New Egypt Speedway for the last…

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