Dirt Modifieds

Simmons Clutch In Second Straight New Egypt Crate Classic Win

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Simmons Clutch In Second Straight New Egypt Crate Classic Win New Egypt, NJ - Cream Ridge, NJ’s Ryan Simmons picked up his second straight Mr. Crate Classic victory at New Egypt Speedway on Saturday night in the 4th Annual event held for the Ice Less LLC Crate Modifieds. Simmons held off a mid race charge from Jim Housworth and was able to pull away to his fifth career Ice Less LLC Crate Modified win in the extra distance event at the Ocean County D-Shaped oval. Aaron Weaver led the field of Ice Less LLC Crate Modifieds to the green flag…

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VON DOHREN, BUTLER AND SCHAEFFER BEAT THE RAIN AND WIN FEATURES AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT

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(SDS Photography Photo) NEWS FROM ROGERS FAMILY GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, Bechtelsville, PA Presenting Saturday night NASCAR stock car racing plus a variety of special events. Our 58th consecutive season. Track office: General Manager: Tina Rogers@ 610.754.7688 - Public relations: Ernie Saxton: Email: Esaxton144@aol.com – Cell phone: 267.934.7286 Results by Vicki Gehris VON DOHREN AND BUTLER WIN SEASON OPENING POINT RACES AT GRANDVIEW, SCHAEFFER TOPS IN OUTLAW VINTAGE FEATURE BECHTELSVILLE, PA. June 27. . . Despite rain being all around the area of the 1/3-mile Grandview Speedway clay oval, action was never interrupted as the first championship point events were run off. Craig Von…

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STSS BACK TO POINTS RACING SUNDAY AT POTOMAC SPEEDWAY

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By SunocoMedia Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781For Immediate Release/May 27, 2020 Back to the Points: Short Track Super Series Title Fights Resume Sunday at Potomac Speedway BUDD’S CREEK, MD – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is back to point racing. This Sunday (June 7), the STSS Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman roll into Potomac Speedway in Budd’s Creek, Md., for the first time ever. The ‘Battle at Budd’s Creek’ offers points toward the Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass…

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POTOMAC SPEEDWAY TO HOST SHORT TRACK SUPER SERIES JUNE 7

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/May 27, 2020 STSS Announces ‘Battle at Budd’s Creek’ Potomac Speedway Debut Sunday, June 7 BUDD’S CREEK, MD – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco continues to break new ground. Racing around regulations in place for COVID-19, the series completed a ‘Carolina Swing’ over Memorial Day weekend. Now, points racing for the Modified and Crate 602 Sportsman of the Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central returns on Sunday, June…

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FRIESEN & HARTMAN WIN STSS CHEROKEE FINALE SATURDAY

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/May 24, 2020 Stewart Friesen Caps STSS ‘Carolina Swing’ with Cherokee Speedway Victory Written By Bobby Sweeney GAFFNEY, SC - Stewart Friesen has had a great week in the Carolinas, capping off the weekend with a Short Track Super Series win at Cherokee Speedway after a tough battle with Larry Wight.  It was Friesen's second win in three days and gave him three podium finishes and a nice $4,000 check. The event at the Gaffney, S.C., facility was broadcast live…

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RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME FOR PRATT AT TRI-COUNTY FOR $5,000 PAYDAY

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/May 23, 2020 Right Place, Right Time for Richie Pratt Jr. in STSS Tri-County Racetrack Feature Win By BOBBY SWEENEY BRASSTOWN, NC - Richie Pratt Jr. scored his first Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco win in dramatic fashion, taking the lead at halfway after the top four drivers piled-up before then holding off a high-flying Alex Yankowski for the Tri-County Racetrack trophy in the Hurlock Auto and Speed 'Return to Racing' 50-lap feature. “Last…

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STEWART FRIESEN WINS NIGHT NO. 1 OF STSS RETURN TO RACING AT TRI-COUNTY

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/May 22, 2020 Friesen Finds the Top Side at Tri-County Racetrack to Score Short Track Super Series ‘Return to Racing’ Win Written by Bobby Sweeney BRASSTOWN, NC – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco made a wild return to racing at Tri-County Racetrack, with Stewart Friesen completing a “spin and win” to grab the checkered in the Hurlock Auto and Speed 40-lap feature event while picking up the $3,000 payday. “It was an awesome…

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STSS MODIFIEDS RETURN TO THE TRACK MAY 21-22 AT NC’S TRI-COUNTY RACETRACK

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/May 5, 2020 Short Track Super Series Returns May 21 & 22 At North Carolina’s Tri-County Racetrack BRASSTOWN, NC – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modifieds are back on the track. In an announcement made Tuesday night, STSS organizer Brett Deyo said the series will visit Ray Cook’s Tri-County Racetrack in Brasstown, N.C., for a two-night swing on Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22. This is an invitational, non-points event, with a…

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STSS ANNOUNCES DEL. INT’L & FIVE MILE POINT EVENT POSTPONEMENTS

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/April 18, 2020 Short Track Super Series Announces Postponements of Events at Delaware International & Five Mile Point MILLSBORO, DE – It was scheduled to be a busy week with events in both Delaware and New York State. Instead, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco will remain on the sidelines due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. Both the ‘Diamond State 50’ at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, Del., Wednesday, April 29 and the 70th Anniversary…

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OCFS SHORT TRACK SUPER SERIES HARD CLAY OPEN POSTPONED BY COVID-19 VIRUS

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/April 1, 2020 Orange County Fair Speedway April 19 Short Track Super Series ‘Hard Clay Open’ Postponed MIDDLETOWN, NY – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway has been postponed. The event, serving as the opener for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified Halmar International North Region, was scheduled for Sunday, April 19 at the five-eighths-mile oval. As regulations are in place for COVID-19 in New…

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PORT ROYAL STSS EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/March 17, 2020 Port Royal Speedway STSS ‘Speed Showcase’ Postponed by COVID-19 PORT ROYAL, PA – In accordance with recommendations from national and regional leaders with regards to COVID-19, Port Royal Speedway and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco have announced the postponement of the ‘Speed Showcase’ this Sunday, March 22 at the Juniata County facility. Port Royal will take a two-week hiatus from racing starting this weekend, speedway promoter Steve O’Neal said. STSS…

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13 FACILITIES, FOUR STATES MAKE UP 2020 AMERICAN RACER CUP BY SUNOCO

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News from the American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Race Fuels Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/March 13, 2020 2020 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Comprised of 13 Tracks in Four States INDIANA, PA – Thirteen facilities in four states have aligned under the 2020 American Racer Cup Fueled By Sunoco program. Their competitors stand to benefit. A cash payout of $51,450 plus hundreds of free tire certificates will be distributed to Modified and Sportsman competitors at the 13 venues. Overall championship battles, regional points and individual track points will be tabulated for both divisions. The ’20 American…

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ONLINE REGISTRATION DEBUTS AS AMERICAN RACER CUP PREPARES FOR 2020

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News from the American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Race Fuels Online Registration Debuts as American Racer Cup Prepares for 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo INDIANA, PA – Winning with weekly racers – for more than a decade. The American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels enters its 11th anniversary season in 2020 rewarding drivers in the Modified and Sportsman divisions for supporting their home tracks utilizing American Racer tires. $51,450 in cash point fund and hundreds of tire certificates will be distributed throughout the season with 13 facilities in four states participating in the ’20 American Racer Cup program. The program…

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DTD TV and Short Track Super Series Enter Into Long Term Deal

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DTD TV and Short Track Super Series Enter Into Long Term Deal Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - As the saying goes, 'don't mess with a good thing.' That is exactly how the parties at Dirt Track Digest and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled by Sunoco felt after the conclusion of the 2019 racing season. After quick negotiation, the contract was signed allowing DTD TV to continue to be the official pay-per-view provider of the Short Track Super Series North and South Region for the foreseeable future. "We couldn't be happier…

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Tyler Siri & Danny Johnson Form Two-Car Team for All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’

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Tyler Siri & Danny Johnson Form Two-Car Team for All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The ‘Boss Man’ and ‘the Doctor’ are Florida bound. Tyler Siri and Danny Johnson have set plans to compete in the inaugural ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. The pair will head south in team cars for the Horseheads, N.Y.-based Tyler Siri Racing at the half-mile oval located approximately one hour to the south and west of Jacksonville. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By…

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Van Pelt, Groover & Hoopes Form Three-Car Florida Team; Smith & Morseman File Entries

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Van Pelt, Groover & Hoopes Form Three-Car Florida Team; Smith & Morseman File Entries Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The buzz for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at Florida’s All-Tech Raceway is getting louder. The first-time visit by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco to the half-mile oval located approximately an hour to the south and west of Jacksonville continues to generate excitement as the February 5-8 event grows nearer. Billy Van Pelt, the 21-time champion of New York’s Toughest Bullring – Woodhull Raceway – has filed an entry…

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Ken Schrader Named Grand Marshal for Melvin L. Joseph Memorial

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Motorsports Icon Ken Schrader Named Grand Marshal for Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – One of North America’s motorsports icons – Ken Schrader – will appear at Georgetown Speedway in March. Schrader has been named the Grand Marshal for the season-opening Melvin L. Joseph Memorial at the Sussex County half-mile oval Friday-Saturday March 6-7. The two-day event is headlined by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central Modified opener, paying $10,049 to win. Starting…

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Pauch Jr. to Make Sunshine State Dirt Modified Debut at All-Tech Raceway

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Florida First: Billy Pauch Jr. to Make Sunshine State Dirt Modified Debut at All-Tech Raceway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The last name ‘Pauch’ carries a sense of responsibility in Northeast auto racing. It’s safe to say Billy Pauch Jr. is doing the legacy well. Pauch Jr., the third-generation of the famed New Jersey racing family, enjoyed a successful 2019 season traversing the dirt tracks of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware. The Milford, N.J., driver recorded 10 victories in the Modified division amidst his other open-wheel racing endeavors. Among those conquests was…

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Anthony Perrego Headed South for STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’

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Anthony Perrego Headed South for STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photo By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – For the first time, lucrative pay structures are being offered in the state of Florida this February. And the Northeast’s top drivers are responding in a big way. Anthony Perrego became the latest driver to file his entry for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco inaugural trip to All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla. The half-mile oval hosts an open practice on Wednesday, February 5 with three consecutive nights of…

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Renews Short Track Super Series Partnership for 2020

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Renews Short Track Super Series Partnership for 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com FLORIDA, NY – Behrent’s is back! Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, the most highly recognized provider of parts and services in the oval-track racing industry, has renewed its support of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco for the 2020 season. And again, competitors stand to benefit. At every STSS Modified event – in both the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central – the drivers placing fourth and…

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Fan-Favorite Events Highlight 2020 DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Tour

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Fan-Favorite Events Highlight 2020 DIRTcar 358 Modified Series TourFulton Speedway kicks off 358 Series in April, Quebec swing returns in July Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Dec. 13, 2019 — 2020 DIRTcar 358 Modified Series schedule was released on Friday at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show. It includes many fan-favorite events, plus a new exciting two-race Quebec swing. Building off the success of 2019 the Series will once again be a unified tour. The DIRTcar 358 Series championship will include points earned at their weekly home track and points earned at…

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After Outstanding 2019, Tim Hartman Jr. Ready for All-Tech Raceway STSS Sunshine Swing

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After Outstanding 2019, Tim Hartman Jr. Ready for All-Tech Raceway STSS Sunshine Swing Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The Hitman. TH2. Big Time Little Tim. No matter your nickname of choice, Tim Hartman Jr. completed a career-defining season in 2019. Now, the Niskayuna, N.Y., driver is poised to kick-start his ’20 campaign earlier than ever: in the state of Florida this February. Hartman has filed his Crate 602 Sportsman entry for the first-ever Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in…

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New Races, Return of Eastern States Highlights 2020 Super DIRTcar Series Tour

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New Races, Return of Eastern States Highlights 2020 Super DIRTcar Series Tour Fan favorites Bridgeport, Thunder Mountain, Ohsweken join tour with historic Northeast venues Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Dec. 10, 2019 — Super DIRTcar Series fans saw one of the greatest all-time championship battles go down to the final night of the 2019 season, culminating in Mat Williamson edging seven-time champ Matt Sheppard for the crown. Today, the Super DIRTcar Series reveals its 2020 schedule, setting the stage for the best Big Block Modified drivers in the country to showcase their…

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Announces 2020 Schedule Covering Five States

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Announces 2020 Schedule Covering Five States Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The seventh year for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is poised to be the strongest to date. The 2020 schedule of events encompasses five states, two regions for both the Modified and Crate 602 Sportsman divisions and – for the first time ever – a trip to Florida for the inaugural ‘Sunshine Swing’ mini-series in February. The STSS Modified Halmar International North Region…

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‘Money Mat’ Williamson Set to Chase STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Cash

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‘Money Mat’ Williamson Set to Chase STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Cash Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: John John Lane & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – For dirt Modified teams, there are unprecedented purses available during the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in February. Thanks to a joint venture between All-Tech management and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, STSS big-block/small-block Modified racers will have the ability to compete for $5,000, $7,500 and $10,000 top prizes, respectively, on February 6, 7 and 8 at the facility located west of Jacksonville. With large…

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Bachetti Gets Himself a Second Helping in Accord’s Gobbler

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Bachetti Gets Himself a Second Helping in Accord’s Gobbler Story By: Mike Mallett/DTD Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Andy Bachetti went back for a second helping in the 2019 edition of the ‘Gobbler’ at the Accord Speedway. The Sheffield, Mass., driver dominated Saturday’s 50-lap feature for his second consecutive victory in the season ending event at the quarter-mile. Bachetti won the race the last time it was run back in 2017 after Mother Nature claimed the 2018 edition. He now joins Anthony Perrego as the only two-time winner of the annual Northeast outdoor Modified finale. Bachetti took home…

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Early Entries Prepare for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ February 5-8, 2020

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Early Entries Prepare for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ February 5-8, 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – In just over two months, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes history with its first appearance in the Sunshine State. While the final checkered flags have just been waved for the Northeast season, 2020 is approaching quickly for STSS competitors eyeing the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. STSS Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman make their debut at the half-mile track approximately one…

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Fonda 200 $53,000 to Win, $1,000 to Start September 17-19, 2020

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Fonda 200 $53,000 to Win, $1,000 to Start September 17-19, 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – In 2019 at Fonda Speedway, a tradition was restored. For the first time in nearly two decades, the Fonda 200 returned to the Track of Champions last September as a three-day racing festival highlighted by the $53,000-to-win, 200-lap big-block/small-block Modified crown jewel. For 2020, the Fonda 200 weekend is back and is even more lucrative. Fonda Speedway’s BD Motorsports Media LLC management team has announced the ’20 edition of the 200 weekend will take place on Thursday-Saturday…

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DIRTcar’s Night of Champions Honors Williamson, Rudolph, Root and Beauchamp

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DIRTcar’s Night of Champions Honors Williamson, Rudolph, Root and Beauchamp Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Alex & Helen Bruce & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com LIVERPOOL, NY – Nov. 24, 2019 – The best DIRTcar racers in the Northeast were honored Saturday night at the annual DIRTcar Night of Champions after a season where fans were treated to one of the closest Super DIRTcar Series championship battles of all time. More than $212,000 in cash and awards was handed out to nearly 100 drivers across four series as well as the four divisions of DIRTcar Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship.…

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Delaware’s Jordan Watson Files First ‘Sunshine Swing’ STSS Modified Entry for February 2020

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Delaware’s Jordan Watson Files First ‘Sunshine Swing’ STSS Modified Entry for February 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – On the heels of a career season, Jordan Watson is anxious to get 2020 underway. Watson, the reigning Modified champion at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, Del., was the first to file an official entry for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its inaugural visit to the state of Florida in February. For the first…

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STSS ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet January 4; Tickets & Rooms Available

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STSS ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet January 4; Tickets & Rooms Available Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LEHIGH VALLEY, PA – The beautiful Bear Creek Mountain Resort will serve as the backdrop for the 2019 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ‘Night of Champions’ on Saturday, January 4, 2020. Short Track Super Series top performers will be honored during the festive evening. The star of the show will be ‘Super Matt’ Sheppard of Savannah, N.Y., who completed an incredible season that included championships in the STSS Halmar International North…

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Williamson’s runner-up finish to Decker in Can-Am World Finals clinches Canadian’s first Super DIRTcar Series championship

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Williamson’s runner-up finish to Decker in Can-Am World Finals clinches Canadian’s first Super DIRTcar Series championship Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Chris Owens CONCORD, NC — Nov. 9, 2019 — The entire 2019 Super DIRTcar Series season came down to Saturday night’s Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Seven-time champion Matt Sheppard was on the pole opposite the hottest driver on the tour, Mat Williamson, who was seeking his first crown. Williamson had a slight 18-point advantage in the title bout, leaving him almost no room for error. After letting Billy Decker power past…

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Super DIRTcar Series Drama Lifts Williamson to Championship Lead Over Sheppard as Phelps Powers to Can-Am World Finals Win

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Super DIRTcar Series Drama Lifts Williamson to Championship Lead Over Sheppard as Phelps Powers to Can-Am World Finals Win Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Michael Fry CONCORD, NC — Nov. 8, 2019 — High drama for the Super DIRTcar Series championship exploded on Friday in the Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. While Mat Williamson and Matt Sheppard waged a battle for series supremacy that started during their Heat Races, Jimmy Phelps powered to his first Super DIRTcar Series victory of the season. Sheppard and Williamson were tied for the Super DIRTcar Series championship…

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Williamson Draws Even with Sheppard in Super DIRTcar Series Title Battle at Can-Am World Finals

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Williamson Draws Even with Sheppard in Super DIRTcar Series Title Battle at Can-Am World Finals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – Nov. 7, 2019 – In the midst of the closest Super DIRTcar Series championship battle of all time, every timed lap and every Heat Race at the Can-Am World Finals is vital. On Thursday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Mat Williamson drew first blood with a Billy Whittaker Cars Fast Time Award and won his Heat Race to draw even with defending Series champion Matt Sheppard. Sheppard fought hard in…

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Information Released for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ Feb 5-8, 2020

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Information Released for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ Feb 5-8, 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is set to break new ground in February 2020. For the first time in history, the Short Track Super Series-sanctioned Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman will venture south to the state of Florida for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ mini-series slated for All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. An open practice on Wednesday (Feb. 5) leads into three consecutive nights of racing at the…

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No Kryptonite: $58,500 Awaits Matt Sheppard at Short Track Super Series ‘Night of Champions’

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No Kryptonite: $58,500 Awaits Matt Sheppard at Short Track Super Series ‘Night of Champions’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff GEORGETOWN, DE – A feat many cited as insurmountable has been tackled by Matt Sheppard. When the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) signed a multi-year agreement with Sunoco Race Fuels a year ago, Sunoco distributor Insinger Performance issued a challenge. If one Modified driver was able to win the STSS Halmar International North Region, Velocita-USA South Region presented by Sunglass Central and Design for Vision and the American Racer Cup, Insinger Performance would kick…

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Mat Williamson and Matt Sheppard Take Super DIRTcar Series Title Bout to Can-Am World Finals

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Mat Williamson and Matt Sheppard Take Super DIRTcar Series Title Bout to Can-Am World Finals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Nov. 4, 2019 — The Can-Am World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte is set to host one of the tightest Super DIRTcar Series championship points races in history. Mat Williamson has won three out of the past five Series races, including NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVIII’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200, launching him into a neck-and-neck race for the title with Matt Sheppard. Sheppard has nine Series wins…

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Jordan Watson & Ross Robinson Post $7,000 Victories to Conclude 2019 Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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Jordan Watson & Ross Robinson Post $7,000 Victories to Conclude 2019 Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS GEORGETOWN, DE – On the final night of the Georgetown Speedway season, the hometown kid, Jordan Watson, won his second career Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified feature event. Milford, Del.’s Watson survived the war of attrition in the 40-lap Velocita-USA presented Design for Vision/Sunglass Central South Region finale for the STSS. Watson took home the $5,000 Mid-Atlantic Championship victory, and after posting the $100 Stockley Materials “Gambler’s Fee” at the beginning of the night, added…

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Billy Pauch Jr. Takes $5,000 Stockley Tavern Small-Block Modified Victory to Kick Off Mid-Atlantic Championship

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Billy Pauch Jr. Takes $5,000 Stockley Tavern Small-Block Modified Victory to Kick Off Mid-Atlantic Championship Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - Billy Pauch Jr. continued his winning ways on Night No. 1 of the Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend. Pauch Jr. collected the $5,000 small-block Modified win, after posting the $100 Stockley Tavern “Gambler’s Fee” at the beginning of the night, adding $2,000 to his winning paycheck. After spending the first 20 of the race’s 30 laps running in second, Milford, N.J.’s Pauch Jr. took advantage of a restart, getting a great off of turns…

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Larry Wight Looks For Redemption This Weekend at Georgetown Speedway’s Mid-Atlantic Championship

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Larry Wight Looks For Redemption This Weekend at Georgetown Speedway’s Mid-Atlantic Championship Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After an inspiring drive last Thursday at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., Larry Wight is looking for redemption this weekend at Georgetown Speedway. The driver known as ‘Lightning Larry’ sliced through the field at Orange County in the ‘Hard Clay Finale’ crossing the line second behind Stewart Friesen after starting 26th – yes, outside Row No. 13 – in the 50-lap event. Unfortunately for Wight, the car came up light on the…

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Friesen From 44th To First In Eastern States 200

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Friesen From 44th To First In Eastern States 200 Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Middletown, NY - Stewart Friesen picked up his third Eastern States 200 victory in four years on Sunday at the famed Orange County Fair Speedway. Friesen who would miss all of Friday's activities at OCFS due to his NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series efforts, started 44th on the field after taking a past winners provisional took the lead for good on lap 129 from Billy Decker and never looked back. The Sprakers, NY native also scored the win on Thursday night in Short…

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Howard Holds Off Pauch Jr. For $6,000 New Egypt All Star Cup Victory

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Howard Holds Off Pauch Jr. For $6,000 New Egypt All Star Cup Victory Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – Oley, PA’s Duane Howard held off a hard charging Billy Pauch Jr. to pick off his second career All Star Cup victory at New Egypt Speedway worth $6,000 on Saturday night. It was Howard’s fourth career NES win. “I’ve been around this game a long time and to beat Billy here at his home track is something special. We came here a little under-motored but we freed the car up and got some momentum…

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Stewart Friesen Takes Home $10,400 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ With 89 STSS Modifieds On Hand; Matt Sheppard North Region Champion

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Stewart Friesen Takes Home $10,400 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ With 89 STSS Modifieds On Hand; Matt Sheppard North Region Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – The new wide and racy “soft clay” of Orange County Fair Speedway suited Stewart Friesen well Thursday night. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., rode the outside rim to a $10,400 victory in the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at the Legendary House of Power in the eighth and final round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region.…

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$80,440 Payout: Richest Weekend Ever at Georgetown Speedway November 1-2

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$80,440 Payout: Richest Weekend Ever at Georgetown Speedway November 1-2 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The richest event in the storied history of Georgetown Speedway is approaching. When the historic Sussex County facility hosts the Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, racers will have the opportunity to compete for $80,440 in posted purses, plus another $6,000 in available “Gambler’s Fees” and other special awards and bonuses. Ten divisions of race cars will hit the progressively banked Georgetown oval for the event, with racing planned for both Friday and Saturday…

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Erick Rudolph now three-time DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Champion, Hebert wins $10,000 at Brockville

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Erick Rudolph now three-time DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Champion, Hebert wins $10,000 at Brockville Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series BROCKVILLE, ONT – October 20, 2019 – David Hebert, in his bright orange No. ONE DIRTcar 358 Modified, jumped Mat Williamson in the opening laps to grab the lead. Hebert stayed out in front for the rest of the 110 laps to win the $10,000 grand prize. Mike Maresca charged to the front but had to settle for second. In third place was St. Catharines, Ontario star driver Mat Williamson who gave Hebert his strongest challenges throughout the…

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The Series Championship race tightens, Sheppard wins Brockville, Williamson third

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The Series Championship race tightens, Sheppard wins Brockville, Williamson third Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Alex & Helen BruceBROCKVILLE, ONT – October 19, 2019 – Defending Series Champion Matt Sheppard’s bucket list just got a little shorter as he took his No. 9S Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified to the front for an elusive win at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Rival Larry Wight captured the second step of the podium while Mat Williamson finished third. Sheppard has now retaken the Super DIRTcar Series points lead over Williamson, but only by the slightest margins. Matt Sheppard took this…

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Title Time for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway October 24

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Title Time for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway October 24 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region, title time is near. The $12,500 STSS Modified Halmar International North Region championship will be decided after 50 laps of racing in the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at Orange County Fair Speedway Thursday, October 24. The ‘Hard Clay Finale’ marks the eighth and final event on the…

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Local Businesses Jump on Board for Mid-Atlantic Championship ‘Roll the Dice’ Challenge Programs

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Local Businesses Jump on Board for Mid-Atlantic Championship ‘Roll the Dice’ Challenge Programs Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Three area businesses have joined with Georgetown Speedway management to allow Modified, Super Late Model and Small-Block Modified competitors the opportunity to ‘Roll the Dice’ during Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. The two-day festival at the Sussex County half-mile oval is set to conclude the 2019 season on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds race 40 laps for a $5,000 winner’s share. Thanks to…

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Sun, Fun & Speed: Short Track Super Series Heads to All-Tech Raceway February 2020 for Sunshine Swing

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Sun, Fun & Speed: Short Track Super Series Heads to All-Tech Raceway February 2020 for Sunshine Swing Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – Sun, fun and speed. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its maiden voyage to the Sunshine State of Florida in February 2020. All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., is the host for the inaugural Sunshine Swing. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman are on the docket February 5-8 with lucrative pay structures posted for each night of racing. The action begins Wednesday (February…

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Georgetown Speedway Fires Back to Life with Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend November 1 & 2

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Georgetown Speedway Fires Back to Life with Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend November 1 & 2 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After nearly a month-and-a-half of inactivity, Georgetown Speedway fires back to life with a huge weekend of racing on November 1-2. The Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend features two full days of action: something to please any race fan. The event brings down the curtain on the 2019 season at the Sussex County half-mile oval. Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 both include plenty of on-track activity. On Friday night, Small-Block Modifieds (max. 370 cubic inches)…

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