Dirt Modifieds

Perrego and Jordan Capture King Of The Catskills Main Events At Accord

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Perrego and Jordan Capture King Of The Catskills Main Events At Accord Speedway Story By: Steve Pados/Accord Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Ulster County weather was warm and breezy in the afternoon but once the sun went down a brisk chill filled the air. Nevertheless, the heated and competitive action packed racing on the speedway kept the crowd entertained throughout the King of the Catskills events. The Accord Speedway was in top form and a solid roster of drivers and a standing room only crowd proved to be a win/win for Promoters Gary and Donna Palmer to host their…

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Albany-Saratoga 2018 Season Champions

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Albany-Saratoga 2018 Season Champions Story By: Tom Biggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – There were a lot of memorable moments at Albany-Saratoga Speedway during the 2018 season, but nothing can compare to “Championship Night,” when the point races in the three major divisions at the historic Malta track went right down to the wire, and even down to the final lap. When the night was over, Brett Hearn (modifieds), Tim Hartman Jr. (sportsman), Kenny Martin Jr. (pro stocks), Randy Miller (street stocks), Steve Ryan (dual cam four-cylinders) and Johnny Bennett (single-cam four-cylinders) were all wearing crowns. Because…

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Jimmy Phelps Cruises To Third Popular Outlaw 200 Win At The Fulton Speedway

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  Jimmy Phelps Cruises To Third Popular Outlaw 200 Win At The Fulton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Jimmy Phelps from Baldwinsville, NY wrote his name in the record books Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway 33rdAnnual Outlaw 200 weekend by winning his third SUNY Canton Modified Outlaw 200. Jimmy Phelps took the lead on lap 122 when leader Danny Johnson suddenly slowed on the speedway with an issue. Over the final 76 laps Phelps had his car working on every groove of the speedway, putting cars down a…

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Brad Rouse Takes Round 1 of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Fall Championship

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Brad Rouse Takes Round 1 of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Fall Championship Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – September 30, 2018 – Western Region Champion St. Catherines, Ontario native Brad Rouse held off persistent challenges from Kyle Inman, Shane Pecore, and Dave Marcuccilli over the course of the 50-lap Sportsman Shootout sponsored by Industrial Tire of CNY at Fulton Speedway. Rouse was pleased to start the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Fall Championship with a win and a $2500 check. Dave Marcuccilli came on strong at the end and picked up second place…

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DIRTcar Pro Stock 50 Promises to Thrill the Crowd Again in 2018

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The DIRTcar Pro Stock 50 Promises to Thrill the Crowd Again in 2018 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 29, 2018 – When it comes to full-fender racing, you might not think of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. However, those who have witnessed the Super DIRT Week Pro Stock feature know they put on one of the best shows of the week. Race fans will see the highly competitive drivers lean on each other in the corners and bump down the straightaway vying for position. The racing is fierce, and since…

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY KICKS OFF 2019 SEASON WITH FREE TO THE PUBLIC PRACTICE MARCH 30

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY KICKS OFF 2019 SEASON WITH FREE TO THE PUBLIC PRACTICE MARCH 30 2ND ANNUAL BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL SET AS FIRST RACE OF THE 57TH SEASON 49TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 CLASSIC SET FOR SEPTEMBER 21 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 29, 2018 . . . The annual free-to-the-public practice session set for Saturday, March 30, 2019 will kick off the 57th consecutive season of stock car racing at Grandview Speedway. That practice, which is scheduled to start at noon, is open to all forms of racing competition. Once again the one-third-mile banked…

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The Camping World 150 Highlights the Saturday Portion of NAPA Super DIRT Week

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The Camping World 150 Highlights the Saturday Portion of NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 28, 2018 - The Camping World 150 on Saturday, October 6 is one of the most coveted titles in the 358 Modified ranks. $20,000 is up for grabs at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for the first-place finishing DIRTcar 358 Modified driver. Drivers from all across the Northeast and Canada will polish their weekly racers into shape for the 150-lap feature race in hopes of capturing attention and, ultimately, the win in…

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Bicknell Racing Products Gears Up for Super DIRT Week

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Bicknell Racing Products Gears Up for Super DIRT Week Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations - September 28, 2018 - With another record setting year in the history books for Bicknell Racing Products, BRP is already gearing up for the big fall events, as well as the 2019 season. As of August 1st, Bicknell built their final car of 2018, car no.245. Bicknell then started building their 2019 chassis’ where Billy Pauch Jr. received the very first one off the jig. Heading into the coveted Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, everyone…

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Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend Sponsors Step up For Sportsman Shootout

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Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend Sponsors Step up For Sportsman Shootout Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – The 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton is set to unleash the horsepower this Friday and Saturday, September 28-29 on the ‘Highbanks’ of the Fulton Speedway. One of the crown jewels events to win in Northeast Sportsman racing is the Industrial of CNY Sportsman Shootout 50. The event always draws the best Sportsman racers from the Northeast and Canada. In 2017 - 111 racers attempted to qualify for one of the coveted starting spots…

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HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY & MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM, PLUS SPORTSMAN & MASS SPRINTS ON TRIPLE HEADER PROGRAM

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  HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY & MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM, PLUS SPORTSMAN & MASS SPRINTS ON TRIPLE HEADER PROGRAM Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (September 27, 2018) – The scene is set for a haunting Halloween on the Hill at Grandview Speedway with Modifieds as the main event on Saturday, October 13 at 7 PM. NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presents Mods at the Madhouse Traffic Jam – the conclusion of the 29th season of Thunder action – featuring three divisions of racing action including a Big-Block vs. Small-Block Modified challenge,…

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11th Annual American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals Set For October 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway

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11th Annual American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals Set For October 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – The 11th annual ‘Working Man’s Race’ is taking shape for Friday-Saturday, October 5-6 at Thunder Mountain Speedway. ‘It’s time to climb’ for racers attending the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals being contested at the Spoonhower family’s three-eighths-mile oval for the first time in its history. Two full days of auto racing are on the docket headlined by the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified $5,000-to-win main on Saturday night. Friday night (Oct. 5) brings…

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Concludes on Sunday, October 7 with the Grand Daddy of All Big-Block Modified Races, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Concludes on Sunday, October 7 with the Grand Daddy of All Big-Block Modified Races, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC – September 27, 2018 – NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week is an event like no other, culminating with one of the most coveted races in all of dirt motorsports, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200. All eyes will be on Oswego Speedway from October 1-7 wanting to know who will win the Teo Pro Car Pole Award, who looks racy in practice, who will…

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Pauch Jr. to Tackle First Ever Super DIRT Week

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Pauch Jr. to Tackle First Ever Super DIRT Week Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com The Kid’s Kid out of Frenchtown, NJ, Billy Pauch Jr, is preparing to tackle the most prestigious race in Big Block Modified action this coming week at Oswego Speedway. The versatile driver will be making his first trip to Super DIRT Week in his Growers Garden Center No.15 Big Block Modified. “It’s always been something I wanted to do,” noted Pauch Jr. “I have a good sponsor who loved going to Super DIRT Week and decided he wanted to go…

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Industrial Tire of CNY Returns As Title Sponsor Of Sportsman Shootout At The Fulton Speedway 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend

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Industrial Tire of CNY Returns As Title Sponsor Of Sportsman Shootout At The Fulton Speedway 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend September 28-29 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – - Major marketing partner, Industrial Tire of CNY, will once again be the title sponsor of the lucrative, driver and fan favorite Sportsman Shootout Championship 50 during the 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on Friday & Saturday, September 28-29. Known as one of the crown jewels and prestigious races to win for the Sportsman in the Northeast, one had to look no…

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JOHN MCCLELLAND WINS S&D BODYLINE’S 2018 PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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JOHN MCCLELLAND WINS S&D BODYLINE'S 2018 PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (September 25, 2018) - For the third consecutive year at New Egypt Speedway, S&D Bodyline, a fabrication specialist for asphalt and dirt racers owned by Don Biegley, sponsored the Perfect Attendance Award. With thirty-one drivers eligible by competing in every point event from the Modified, Hammer Sportsman and Crate Modified ranks, John McClelland was drawn as the recipient of the award prior to the start of the Legends of the Fall race…

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Malta Locks In Date for 2019 Super DIRTcar Weekend

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Malta locks in date for Super DIRTcar Weekend Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – Albany-Saratoga Speedway will be going back to its roots in the 2019 racing season, running a major race in the month of September. Promoter Lyle DeVore announced that the historic Malta track has secured the weekend of Sept. 20-22 to host a Super DIRTcar Weekend. “We haven’t got all the plans finalized yet, but DIRTcar has confirmed that we’ve definitely got that weekend locked in,” DeVore said. “We want to do something really special for the Capital Region fans.” According…

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Deyo Signs Three-Year Agreement For Operation Of Fonda Speedway

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  BD Motorsports Media LLC Signs Three-Year Agreement For Operation Of Fonda Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – Fonda Speedway is in new hands for 2019 and beyond. BD Motorsports Media LLC announced today a three-year lease agreement with the Fonda Fair Board to operate the ‘Track of Champions’ half-mile oval from 2019-2021. BD Motorsports Media LLC operator Brett Deyo now assumes the role of promoter at the fairgrounds facility. “For a lifelong fan of Modified racing, taking the helm at Fonda Speedway is an honor and responsibility,” Deyo said. “Fonda…

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Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series Draws to a Close During Super DIRT Week on October 3

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  Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series Draws to a Close During Super DIRT Week on October 3 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 25, 2018) – More than 100 DIRTcar Sportsman drivers have taken on Weedsport Speedway in 2018 with Dave Marcuccilli leading the way in the Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series after six point paying events, with a champion officially being declared during the Wednesday, October 3 Super DIRT Week Kick-Off, presented by Ferris Industries. Since opening the series on May 20, Marcuccilli has claimed a series leading three main event wins…

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Fulton Speedway Welcomes Event And Division Title Sponsors For The 33rd Annual Outlaw 200

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  The Fulton Speedway Welcomes Event And Division Title Sponsors For The 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend September 28-29 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY - The Fulton Speedway would like to thank and recognize their marketing partners who are division and event sponsors for the 33rd Annual Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on September 28-29. Event & 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 For Modifieds Title Sponsor – SUNY Canton SUNY Canton has been long known as one of the top schools in the State Universities of New York system…

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Exciting New Format for Camping World 150

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Exciting New Format for Camping World 150 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 22, 2018 – DIRTcar Northeast has revealed a new twist for the 358 Modified Camping World 150 on Saturday, October 6 during the 47th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. The added element is this: On or around lap 100, a 5-lap competition caution period will allow teams to pit for tires and fuel without being penalized laps. Drivers may decline to pit and will gain positions on those that choose to make the pit…

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Fulton Speedway Takes Center Stage September 28-29 With The 33rd Outlaw 200 Weekend

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Fulton Speedway Takes Center Stage September 28-29 With The 33rd Outlaw 200 Weekend Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – One of the most prestigious events to win in Northeast racing is set to take place this Friday & Saturday, September 28-29 when all roads lead to the Fulton Speedway for the 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton. The party gets underway Wednesday, September 26th when camping will officially open at 5:00 pm. There are no reserved camping spots as it is a on a first come, first serve basis. On-track action…

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THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THE THIRD ANNUAL KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS

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THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THE THIRD ANNUAL KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com One of the biggest weekends of racing is quickly approaching as the Bridgeport Speedway prepares for the third running of the King of the Big Blocks, sponsored by K&A Excavating. This two day event has become a highlight of the Big Block Modified season. The Bridgeport Speedway management team introduced this event in September of 2016. Since most of the big races at this time of the year are geared toward the Small Block Modifieds, the…

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PAUCH AND LINEMAN RECORD WINS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S LEGENDS OF THE FALL

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PAUCH AND LINEMAN RECORD WINS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S LEGENDS OF THE FALL Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff New Egypt, NJ (September 23, 2018) - At New Egypt Speedway's Legends of the Fall, Billy Pauch Jr. took home the $7500 check after recording the win in the Modified feature. Bob Lineman Jr. topped the field in the Crate vs. Sportsman main event. As the 75-lap Modified feature began, Billy Pauch Jr. motored to the front from his third place starting spot with Jeff Strunk grabbing second. On the second circuit, the first caution of…

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FULLER TAKES IMPRESSIVE WIN AT FONDA IN “THE JACK”

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FULLER TAKES IMPRESSIVE WIN AT FONDA IN “THE JACK” Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Saturday evening at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway, the pit area was filled to capacity, actually overloaded with race cars for a five division racing program on day two of Thunder Along the Mohawk weekend 2018. With the grandstand filled to capacity and many fans in the bleacher areas as well it was truly a fitting way to honor legendary Fonda Speedway driver Jumpin’ Jack Johnson with a tribute to him simply called “The Jack”. Making it…

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Tim Fuller Wins “The Jack” for Guaranteed 12th Place Starting Position at NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Tim Fuller Wins “The Jack” for Guaranteed 12th Place Starting Position at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – September 22, 2018 – Tim Fuller goes back-to-back in Super DIRTcar Series Feature events after winning “The Jack” at Fonda Speedway. For Fuller, his Mohawk Int’l Raceway victory was sweet, but clinching a guaranteed 12th place starting position at the Billy Whitaker Cars & Trux 200 NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week finale is sweeter. NASCAR Camping World Truck Championship contender Stewart Friesen lead a majority of the laps, but failed…

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Duane Howard & Josh Weller Lead Georgetown Speedway Friday Night ‘September Showdown’ Victors

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  Duane Howard & Josh Weller Lead Georgetown Speedway Friday Night 'September Showdown' Victors; 124 Race Cars Fill Pit Area Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – With a jam-packed grandstand looking on, Duane Howard (Sunoco Modified) and Josh Weller (Capitol Renegade United Racing Club) headlined Friday night’s ‘September Showdown’ winners at Georgetown Speedway. Oley, Pa.’s Howard took home $3,000 for his second big-block/small-block Modified triumph of the season in the 30-lap event, while Weller annexed the URC Sprint Car event, run as a 27-lap feature in honor of Sprint Car legend Greg Hodnett, who…

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Stewart Friesen Fights off Competition for DIRTcar 358 Modified Win

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Stewart Friesen Fights off Competition for DIRTcar 358 Modified Win Story By: Joe Grabianoski/Super DIRTcar Series FONDA, NY – September 21, 2018 – Stewart Friesen found himself in a familiar place on Friday, Victory Lane at Fonda Speedway. However, this win was a little different from any of the others. This time Stewart Friesen picked up his first career DIRTcar 358 Modified tour win. Friesen passed Bobby Varin midway through the race and successfully fended off Varin’s challenges. Varin finished second while veteran driver Pat Ward crossed the finish line in third place. With a time-limit set by Mother Nature,…

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The “Thunder Rolls” This Sunday Night (Sept. 23) As Short Track Super Series Invades Thunder Mountain Speedway

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  The “Thunder Rolls” This Sunday Night (Sept. 23) As Short Track Super Series Invades Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – The ‘thunder rolls’ this Sunday, September 23. After rain nixed the first shot in May, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds make their first appearance of the season this Sunday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y. A payout totaling $25,000-plus awaits the ground-pounding STSS Modifieds for 50 laps at the fifth running of ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ at the…

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Reserved Seating, Camping Still Available for Weedsport’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off on Wednesday, October 3

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Reserved Seating, Camping Still Available for Weedsport’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off on Wednesday, October 3 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 19, 2018) –The 47th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week will take place throughout Central New York from October 3-7 with the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds attacking the Weedsport Speedway oval on Wednesday, October 3 for the St. Lawrence Radiology 100. Reserved seating and camping are still available for the kick-off to racing’s biggest party by visiting www.weedsportspeedway.com. Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party, presented by Ferris Industries, will start pre-race as…

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The Fulton Speedway Thanks SUNY Canton For Their Decade Of Support Of The Outlaw 200 Weekend

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The Fulton Speedway Thanks SUNY Canton For Their Decade Of Support Of The Outlaw 200 Weekend Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – Less than two weeks it’s one of the crown jewels in Northeast Motorsports, the Fulton Speedway 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on September 28-29. Even though the Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend partnership with SUNY Canton is ending, this is a time for celebration. For their decade of unwavering support, SUNY Canton’s Michael Perry (Executive Director-College Association, Inc.) has been named the grand Marshall and Brenda Winters (Controller…

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AUTOGRAPH SESSION FEATURING RACERS FROM YESTERYEAR IS SET FOR NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S LEGENDS OF THE FALL; MODIFIED NON-QUALIFIERS TO SHARE CASH VIA INSINGER PERFORMANCE

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AUTOGRAPH SESSION FEATURING RACERS FROM YESTERYEAR IS SET FOR NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S LEGENDS OF THE FALL; MODIFIED NON-QUALIFIERS TO SHARE CASH VIA INSINGER PERFORMANCE Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (September 18, 2018) - An autograph session featuring a star studded lineup of racers from yesteryear is set for New Egypt Speedway's Legends of the Fall to be held on Saturday, September 22. Ken Brenn Sr., Ken Brenn Jr., Gil Hearne, Tony Siscone, John Megill, Artie Fillbrunn, Johnny Leach, Bobby Rossell, Lou Farina, Larry Patterson, Dean Gulick, Scott Kania, Sammy…

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Bicknell Racing Products Again A Major Player At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend

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  Bicknell Racing Products Again A Major Player At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend September 28-29; Tickets And Weekend Schedule Available Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Bicknell Racing Products out of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, will once again be stepping up in a big way for the Modified and Sportsman teams during the 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton at the Fulton Speedway on Friday & Saturday, September 28-29. Bicknell Racing Products is your one stop place where they provide the winning edge in the racing industry from chassis,…

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21ST ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM OFFERS $5,000 TO WIN, $1,000 FOR TENTH AND $500 TO TAKE THE GREEN

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  21ST ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM OFFERS $5,000 TO WIN, $1,000 FOR TENTH AND $500 TO TAKE THE GREEN HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY TO CLOSE OUT THUNDER SERIES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 13 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (September 16, 2018) . . . . Trick or Treat, Halloween Ghostly Ghouls, and a witches cauldron will hover under a full moon on Saturday night, October 13 when the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presents the House of Thunder Halloween Party at the Grandview Speedway. A Spooktacular event returns…

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DUPREE DRIVES INTO VICTORY LANE AS LINEMAN IS CROWNED HAMMER SPORTSMAN CHAMPION AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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  DUPREE DRIVES INTO VICTORY LANE AS LINEMAN IS CROWNED HAMMER SPORTSMAN CHAMPION AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (September 16, 2018) - At New Egypt Speedway's Championship Night presented by the United States Air Force, Will Dupree scored the win in the Hammer Sportsman feature as Bob Lineman Jr. was crowned the 2018 division champion. In the Crate Modified class, Joe Toth topped the field while Kyle Kania won the points title. Lee Nardelli took the checkered flag in the main event for the Larry's…

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HOWARD EARNS MORE THAN $25K WINNING HIS FIRST GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT FEATURE RACE OF THE SEASON

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HOWARD EARNS MORE THAN $25K WINNING HIS FIRST GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT FEATURE RACE OF THE SEASON, THE 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. September 16,2018 . . . Duane Howard, behind the wheel of the Norm Hansell owned Norm’s Save Station No. 357, has had his share of problems throughout the 2018 season on Saturday nights at Grandview Speedway, but the team never gave up. They continued to try different venues to put the Carroll Hine powered mount in Grandview’s Saturday night victory lane – a place he had not stood…

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Tim Fuller Wins 100-lap Thriller at Mohawk Int’l Raceway After Starting Seventh

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Tim Fuller Wins 100-lap Thriller at Mohawk Int’l Raceway After Starting Seventh Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Joe Grabianowski & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com AKWESASNE, NY – September 16, 2018 – In a seesaw battle at the front, Tim Fuller proved his dominance at Mohawk International Speedway for the tenth time in 2018. The win is his first with the Super DIRTcar Series in 2018 and a record-extending tenth at MIR. Fuller becomes the second driver in history to sweep the 358 Modified and Big-Block Modified portions of the Mohawk Nationals. Mat Williamson put up a stout fight against…

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Duel at the Demon 100

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Duel at the Demon 100 Story By: Joe Grabianoski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - September 14, 2018 – A driver’s fate in dirt racing is often decided by a thin membrane of rubber, a drop of racing fuel, or even one final lap. As fate would have it, Matt Sheppard made the winning moving on the very last lap over Pat Ward, who had galloped away from the field most of the night at Brewerton Speedway. Sheppard motored his no. 9s Big-Block Modified into turn 3, beneath the lapped traffic, and swept…

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RJ Sweet In KoD Small Block Affair

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RJ Sweet In KoD Small Block Affair Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA – What’s the difference between a fourth-place car and a first-place car? The sweet spot. Ronnie Johnson found that sweet spot Friday night, rocketing out of his seventh starting spot to win the 40-lap King of Dirt 358 Series Small Block Nationals that brought the curtain down on the 2018 racing season on Albany-Saratoga speedway. Johnson took the lead away from front-row starter Bobby Varin on lap 13 and held off a late challenge from Marc Johnson to record his fourth victory of…

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CONTINGENCY BONUSES AND NEW RULES FOR THE MODIFIEDS BUILD EXCITEMENT FOR NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S LEGENDS OF THE FALL

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CONTINGENCY BONUSES AND NEW RULES FOR THE MODIFIEDS BUILD EXCITEMENT FOR NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S LEGENDS OF THE FALL Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (September 14, 2018) - With a sizeable amount of contingency bonuses and new rules, excitement is building for New Egypt Speedway's Legends of the Fall. Slated for Saturday, September 22, this second annual event will award a cool $7500 to the victor of the 75-lap Modified event with $500 to start the contest. In addition, the racing program will be rounded out by a 35-lap affair featuring the Crate…

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American Racer Cup Match Races Return To Short Track SuperNationals Oct. 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway

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American Racer Cup Match Races Return To Short Track SuperNationals Oct. 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – The American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco came to a dramatic conclusion for 2018 on Labor Day weekend. Now, it’s time to let the champions battle head-to-head. American Racer Cup Match Races return as an attraction during American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 11 Friday-Saturday October 5-6 at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y. The one-on-one events made their debut during the 2017 Short Track SuperNationals at Afton (N.Y.) Motorsports Park…

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GUARANTEED STARTERS ANNOUNCED FOR 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW

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GUARANTEED STARTERS ANNOUNCED FOR 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 13, 2018 . . . One of the rewards of winning the NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modified title at Grandview Speedway is that in addition to cash and prestige there is the guaranteed starting spot in the 48th Annual Freedom 76 taking place on Saturday, September 15th. Mike Gular is the new and first time Modified title winner and he will have a guaranteed starting spot in the race that rewards the winner with $25K plus lap money. Gular…

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SPRINTS, SPORTSMAN AND MODIFIEDS AT GRANDVIEW FRIDAY NIGHT; $25K TO WIN 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 ON SATURDAY

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SPRINTS, SPORTSMAN AND MODIFIEDS AT GRANDVIEW FRIDAY NIGHT; $25K TO WIN 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 ON SATURDAY; AUTOGRAPH AND PHOTO SESSIONS ANNOUNCED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 13, 2018 . . . The excitement continues to build for two big nights of auto racing action at Grandview Speedway this weekend topped by the 48th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic that rewards the winner with $25, 000 plus lap money on Saturday night. The weekend kicks off with the action packed Freedom 38 for Sportsman stock cars paying the winner of the 38-lapper $1,500.…

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Georgetown Speedway Back In Action Friday, September 21 With September Showdown

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Georgetown Speedway Back In Action Friday, September 21 With September Showdown Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After nearly a month of inactivity, action returns to Georgetown Speedway on Friday, September 21. The ‘September Showdown’ features a full lineup of auto racing on the banked, half-mile oval. The lightning-fast Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) 360 Sprint Cars make their only 2018 appearance at Georgetown, competing in a 25-lap A-Main. Entering the Georgetown event, Josh Weller of Mertztown, Pa., leads the URC standings off the strength of two feature wins. Curt Michael of nearby…

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Record-Setting Short Track Super Series Modified Participation Entering Thunder Mountain ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Sept. 23

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  Record-Setting Short Track Super Series Modified Participation Entering Thunder Mountain ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Sept. 23 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco has just three events left on its 2018 Halmar International North Region agenda. And participation has never been higher! As STSS Halmar International North Region Race No. 7 approaches on Sunday, September 23 at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y., an impressive 17 STSS Modified drivers have participated in every event. This is the strongest…

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358-Modified Super DIRT Week Kick-Off at Weedsport Added to MAVTV, SPEED SPORT Lineup

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358-Modified Super DIRT Week Kick-Off at Weedsport Added to MAVTV, SPEED SPORT Lineup Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 11, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off, presented by Ferris Industries, featuring the DIRTcar 358-Modified St. Lawrence Radiology 100 on Wednesday, October 3 has been added to the 2018 national television lineup for SPEED SPORT and MAVTV. Boasting one of the most diverse racing schedules in all of the country, the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds now join a SPEED SPORT television series that has included the Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks, USAC Sprint Cars, RUSH…

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David VanHorn Scores First New Egypt Speedway Track Championship Worth $10,000

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David VanHorn Scores First New Egypt Speedway Track Championship Worth $10,000   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Brent Smith, Ted Malinowski & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Ringoes, NJ native David Van Horn picked up his first career New Egypt Speedway track championship this past Saturday after Mother Nature washed out the New Egypt Speedway Modified points finale. It is VanHorn’s third career track championship as he won the Small-Block Modified championship in 2007 and backed it up with a Big-Block Modified title at the Orange County Fair Speedway in 2008, he is the ninth different…

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Modified Super DIRTcar Series Invades The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, September 14

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  Modified Super DIRTcar Series Invades The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, September 14 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Racing returns this Friday, September 14th when Universal Metal Works presents one of the must-see events of the 2018 racing season at the Brewerton Speedway. A strong field of Brewerton Speedway regulars will be looking to keep the cash at home against a stout field of invaders in the Modified Super DIRTcar Series ‘Duel at the Demon’ 100 and DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Duel at the Demon’ 50. Speedway regulars will be led by Tracey…

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Reserved Seating Now On Sale For The Brewerton Speedway Hurricane 100 Thursday, October 4

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Reserved Seating Now On Sale For The Brewerton Speedway Hurricane 100 Thursday, October 4 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – One of the most popular events during Super DIRT Week for race teams and fans happens every Thursday night during the week of speed at the Brewerton Speedway. Thursday, October 4th all roads from SDW will converge on the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ for the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series - Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux ‘Hurricane 100’ Presented by SUNY Canton plus the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Hurricane 50.’ Reserved seats are being offered this…

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GULAR, REIMERT AND SNYDER EARN NASCAR CHAMPIONSHIPS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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  GULAR, REIMERT AND SNYDER EARN NASCAR CHAMPIONSHIPS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ALL ATTENTION TURNS TO 48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 WEEKEND SEPTEMBER 14 & 15 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 9, 2018 . . . For the first time this century there is a NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modified Champion at Grandview Speedway not named Howard, Strunk or Von Dohren. Going back to the previous century it was 1999 when Terry Meitzler won the title. Veteran racer Mike Gular is the 2018 Modified Champion, his first championship, having tallied 3536 points without…

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New Egypt Modified Finale Falls To Rain; VanHorn Crowned 2018 Champion

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New Egypt Modified Finale Falls To Rain; VanHorn Crowned 2018 Champion Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com   New Egypt, NJ – In a year plagued by rainouts, New Egypt Speedway has been forced to cancel its 2018 Modified Points Finale. It will not be rescheduled and David VanHorn is the 2018 New Egypt Speedway Modified champion worth $10,000. “This championship is just as much for my team as it is me, they worked their tails off weekly for this”, said VanHorn. It is his first career New Egypt Speedway track championship and he did so without winning…

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