Dirt Modifieds

Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, NY Joins DIRTcar Racing Banner

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Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, NY Joins DIRTcar Racing Banner Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 8, 2017 - The race track formerly known as Canandaigua Speedway will join the DIRTcar Racing sanctioning banner in 2018 as Land of Legends Raceway. The Ontario County Fair Board and promoter Paul Cole have signed a deal for 2018 and '19 for the operation of the speedway in Canandaigua, NY. The track will now be managed and operated as Land of Legends Raceway, building off of the longtime nickname of the famed half-mile race track. "Our…

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“Working Man’s Race” Registration Open, Rules & Pricing Set for Afton Motorsports Park Oct. 6-7

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American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10 “Working Man’s Race” Registration Open, Rules & Pricing Set for Afton Motorsports Park Oct. 6-7 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Otto Graham/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – For the 10th consecutive year, the Short Track SuperNationals serves as an affordable option for racers on Columbus Day weekend. The “Working Man’s Race” as it is appropriately known has provided a decade’s worth of opportunities for weekend warriors – Friday, Saturday and Sunday racers – with big paydays and unprecedented headlines. The event, now partnered with the American Racer Cup weekend, celebrates its…

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ULTIMATE SPORTSMAN SHOWDOWN, PAYING $5,000 TO WIN, COMING THIS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10 AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

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FIRST EVER ULTIMATE SPORTSMAN SHOWDOWN, PAYING $5,000 TO WIN, COMING THIS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10 AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY Story By: John Tiff/Utica-Rome Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY- The biggest 602 Crate Sportsman event of the season is set to go this Sunday, September 10, at the Utica-Rome Speedway as Donath Motor Worx, Fastline/FOX Shocks, and Extreme Performance present the Ultimate Sportsman Showdown. Boasting a purse of over $23,000 plus contingencies, the winner of the 50-lap main event will take $5,000 with a minimum of $500 to start the feature event. This will be a stand-alone one division show. Heat…

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BOUC CAPTURES HIS THIRD WIN OF THE YEAR WHILE PAUCH CLAIMS THE 358 MODIFIED TITLE AT NES

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BOUC CAPTURES HIS THIRD WIN OF THE YEAR WHILE PAUCH CLAIMS THE 358 MODIFIED TITLE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ace Lane/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (September 6, 2017) - At New Egypt Speedway's Championship Night presented by the Flemington Family of Dealerships, Danny Bouc captured his third 358 Modified feature of the year while Billy Pauch, Jr. claimed the 358 Modified title. Billy Osmun, III won the Hammer Sportsman feature and championship. The Northeast Wingless Sprint Car main event was won by the 2017 champion, Ryan Godown. Ryan Simmons scored…

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CRATE NATIONALS ON TAP AT ALBANY-SARATOGA

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NORTHEAST CRATE NATIONALS ON TAP AT ALBANY-SARATOGA Huge Payout On The Line For Modifieds, Sportsman and Pro Stocks Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York, (September 3, 2017)- “The World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series” holds a “Month of Money” during the mid-summer. On Friday night, September 8, 2017, Albany-Saratoga Speedway will be holding a huge night of money with large payouts for the Modified, Pro Stock and Sportsman divisions. The Payouts are sponsored by Mike Sowle and Sowle Trailer Repair, who has been a long time supporter of the speedway as well as Tom…

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Sheppard & Stangle Officially Crowned American Racer Cup Champions

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Matt Sheppard ($11,000) & Matt Stangle ($2,800) Officially Crowned American Racer Cup By Sunoco 2017 Champions Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MILLSBORO, DE – Matt Sheppard (Modified) and Matt Stangle (Sportsman) have been officially crowned champions of the 2017 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco. Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., utilized Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, N.Y., as his home track on Friday nights and will collect $10,000 from the point fund for his efforts plus regional bonus money and additional tire certificates. Sheppard’s total cash take is $11,000. The teenager Stangle, of Neshanic Station, N.J., called the…

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SEPTEMBER BONUS NIGHTS AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY INCLUDE A FINAL NIGHT OF WEEKLY STOCK CAR RACING

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SEPTEMBER BONUS NIGHTS AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY INCLUDE A FINAL NIGHT OF WEEKLY STOCK CAR RACING AND THE ALWAYS EXCITING AND UNPREDICTABLE EVE OF DESTRUCTION Story By: John Snyder/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (September 4)……..While the point season has concluded with Champions’ Night at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York, racing will continue Saturday evening, September 9, with a “no-points” bonus night. Four weekly racing divisions---Big-Block Modified, Small-Block Modified, Sportsman, and Street Stocks---will see action, with the winners of the four division feature races earning guaranteed starting slots in their…

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Howard bests the field to win the Jack Rich, Inc Coalcracker 72

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Duane Howard bests the field to win the Jack Rich, Inc Coalcracker 72 for the seventh time at Big Diamond Speedway   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Duane Howard’s nickname at Big Diamond Speedway is the “The Diamond Cutter” in reference to how he used to dominate the field at the Schuylkill County oval. However in recent years the victories have come far and in between team for the driver out of Oley, PA. As a matter of fact Howard’s last victory at the speedway was back on May 29th of 2015. Well over two…

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74-Year Old Denny Soltis Makes History at Lebanon Valley

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74-Year Old Denny Soltis Makes History at Lebanon Valley Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Saturday night was the final night of racing for the Modified and Pro Stock classes at Lebanon Valley. The championships had already been clinched, but that didn’t stop everyone from racing hard. Denny Soltis, by virtue of winning his heat race, started from the overall pole with Niverville’s John Ruchel alongside. With cool conditions at night, Soltis was able to get a lot of bit and pull out to a decent margin over Ruchel. Further back, it was rather difficult for…

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BRITTEN TAKES ALBANY-SARATOGA WIN AND CHAMPIONSHIP

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BRITTEN TAKES ALBANY-SARATOGA WIN AND CHAMPIONSHIP Martin Captures Pro Stock Championship Story By: Matt Keith/Alabny-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (September 1, 2017 ) - "Batman" Peter Britten put the exclamation point on the 2017 Albany-Saratoga Speedway Modified track championship by picking up the win in the 35-lap feature. Starting from the 13th position Britten methodically worked his way to the front of the field. With ten laps to go Britten moved into second place and began running down race leader Matt Delorenzo, looking for his first win of the season. As the race came down to…

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Whittaker Class Of Fulton Speedway Modified Field; Sears Jr. Wins Champ By Inches

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Billy Whittaker Class Of Fulton Speedway Modified Field; Tim Sears Jr. Wins Championship By Inches Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – September 2, 2017 – The closest modified track championship at the Fulton Speedway anyone can remember went down Saturday night when Tim Sears, Jr. won his first ever Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modified Track Championship by inches at the finish over Jimmy Phelps. In the 35-lap feature Billy Whittaker took the lead on 17 and outran a strong field of 28 cars for his first win of the season and fifth place…

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WATT AND GODOWN ENTER 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 CLASSIC AT GRANDVIEW

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RYAN WATT AND RYAN GODOWN ENTER 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 CLASSIC AT GRANDVIEW $30,000 TO THE WINNER OF THE ANNUAL CLASSIC ON SEPTEMBER 16 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 2, 2017 . . . Garden State racer Ryan Godown and popular Modified racing talent Ryan Watt are the latest top dirt track Modifieds standout to join the entry list for the rich 47th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic being run in Honor of Bruce Rogers. The 76 lap race paying at least $30,000 to win will take place at Grandview Speedway on…

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Craig Whitmoyer, Kody Sites and Jason Geesaman shine in Night #1 of the Coalcracker Weekend

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Craig Whitmoyer, Kody Sites and Jason Geesaman shine in night #1 of the Coalcracker Weekend. Ryan Krachun wins the 358 Non-Winners Race.   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The 2017 Coalcracker weekend kicked off last night with some great action on the track. Craig Whitmoyer was the winner of the U.S.S. Achey Sportsman Coalcracker 40. Big Diamond rookie Ryan Krachun won the Steel and Metal Service Center 358 Modified non-winners race. Your winner in the Savage 61 Road Runners division was Kody Sites and Jason Geesaman took top honors in the No Sweat Service Group…

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“Working Man’s Race” To Celebrate 10th Anniversary October 6-7 At Afton Motorsports Park

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Short Track SuperNationals “Working Man’s Race” To Celebrate 10th Anniversary October 6-7 At Afton Motorsports Park, Joins Forces With American Racer Cup Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Otto Graham & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – In 2006, the inaugural “Working Man’s Race” took place at the Afton Fairgrounds. The event, run by then first-time promoter Brett Deyo, drew a field of 50-plus Modifieds and the Short Track SuperNationals was born. Now, looking ahead to the weekend of October 6-7, the event will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the very same facility that hosted the first. Afton Motorsports Park,…

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Chris Hile Wins Brewerton Speedway Modified Race Of The Year

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Chris Hile Wins Brewerton Speedway Modified Race Of The Year; Billy Decker Track Champion Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – September 1, 2017 – The old saying, “Saved the best for last,” fit the Brewerton Speedway racing right down to the final checkered flag Friday on Championship Night presented by Schneider Packaging Equipment Company. In the Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modifieds Chris Hile shook off recent disappointments winning the 35-lap feature in a photo finish victory after an intense battle with Mike Mahaney and Billy Decker. After season-long battles in…

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CHAMPIONS ARE CROWNED AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY

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CHAMPIONS ARE CROWNED AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY.....Friday night was Season Championship Night at Outlaw Speedway, with the track championships in the regular Friday night divisions decided in the double point regular season finale. Eric Fisher outdragged Donnie Lawson for the lead at the start of the 30-lap Friendly Dodge Outlaw Modified feature. A quick yellow for Dillon Groover's car on lap 4 brought about a restart that saw Matt Sheppard moved into the top five behind Cory Costa. Contact between Justin Wright and Alan Johnson on lap 8 sent Johnson…

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Generator Giveaway Planned During Gres Paving Legends of the Fall 75 Next Saturday September 9th

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Generator Giveaway Planned During Gres Paving Legends of the Fall 75 Next Saturday September 9th Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Fans in attendance during next Saturday night’s Gres Paving Legends of the Fall 75 at the New Egypt Speedway will have a chance at winning not only a generator but a power-washer as well courtesy of our Sportsman division sponsor The Hammer Companies. The Hammer Companies will be set up behind the main grandstand with a bunch of giveaways for our fans that include pens, t-shirts and much more! The Gres Paving Legends…

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Billy Whittaker Cars Named as Title Sponsor of 200-Lap Big-Block Finale at NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Billy Whittaker Cars Named as Title Sponsor of 200-Lap Big-Block Finale at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Colby Gornewicz/Super DIRT Week Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 1, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce that Billy Whittaker Cars and Trux has signed on as the title sponsor of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week's Big-Block Modified main event, now called the Billy Whittaker Cars 200. The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified crown-jewel event on Sunday, October 8 will feature over 40 competitors, all trying to etch their name in the history books…

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Hearn Ends Super DIRTcar Series Winless Drought with $17,500 Win at The Valley

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Brett Hearn Ends Super DIRTcar Series Winless Drought with $17,500 Triumph at Lebanon Valley Speedway Sheppard's Series Win Streak Broken at Five with 10th Place Finish Story By: MIKE MALLETT/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON, NY - August 31 2017 - All it took for Brett Hearn to end his Super DIRTcar Series winless streak was a trip home. The Sussex, N.J., dominated the Mr. Dirt Track USA feature at the Lebanon Valley Speedway for his 121st career series win and his first since August, 23, 2015 at the Cornwall Motor Speedway. Hearn's victory came in one…

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NAPA Auto Parts Returns as Title Sponsor of 46th annual Super DIRT Week

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NAPA Auto Parts Returns as Title Sponsor of 46th annual Super DIRT Week Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jay Fish & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Aug. 31, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing is pleased to welcome back NAPA Auto Parts as the title sponsor of the 46th annual Super DIRT Week. NAPA Auto Parts, a staple in the Motorsports industry, continues to serve auto service professionals, do-it-yourselfers and everyday drivers with quality parts and supplies to keep cars, trucks and equipment performing safely and efficiently. In the United States NAPA now includes over 58 distribution centers, 16,000 NAPA AutoCare…

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Duane Howard’s First Short Track Super Series Victory Worth $6,510 Wednesday At Georgetown

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Duane Howard’s First Short Track Super Series Victory Worth $6,510 Wednesday At Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – There are plenty of lines on Duane Howard’s established racing resume. After Wednesday night, he can add another one. Howard, the Oley, Pa., veteran, won his first-ever Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP event at Georgetown Speedway, annexing the ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ presented by K&B Auto, Clark’s Pools, All County Garage Door and American Portable Mini-Storage. The win for Howard and the Norm…

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FINAL POINTS NIGHT FOR TOP THREE DIVISIONS AT A/S

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FINAL POINTS NIGHT FOR TOP THREE DIVISIONS Fireworks To Fill The Sky Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (August 29, 2017) - The final month of the 2017 racing season at Albany-Saratoga will kick off on Friday night September 1. On the line are the track championships in the Modified, Sportsman and Pro Stock divisions. While the Modified division will run a regular 35-lap feature the Sportsman will run the final "Sowle Trailer Repair Sportsman Series" race of the season. They will crown a champion in both that series as well as the track…

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Tuesday Night Rain Date To Be Added For New Egypt Speedway Championship Night

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Tuesday Night Rain Date To Be Added For New Egypt Speedway Championship Night Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – In case of in climate weather for this Saturday night’s Championship Night, New Egypt Speedway management has added a Tuesday night rain date for Tuesday September 5th. “We’ve lost enough point shows to mother nature this year, we want to do everything in our power to make sure that we don’t lose the last one”, said New Egypt Speedway’s Joey Liquori. If Tuesday nights rain date will be needed, Pit & Grandstand Gates…

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Flach Hunting First Championship

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Flach Hunting First Championship Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – Aug. 29, 2017 - The Big Block Modified standout, Keith Flach, found success back in July at Lebanon Valley Speedway in his Bicknell No.43 Bick Block Modified, again at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in early August, and is now in the hunt for a championship title. “We like them and we’ve stuck with them because their customer service is top notch,” said the driver out of Ravena, N.Y. about Bicknell Racing Products. “Randy and them guys tend to go above and beyond than what they probably…

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Flemington Car & Truck Country Family of Dealerships Present Championship Night this Saturday Night at New Egypt Speedway

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It All Comes Down to This; The Flemington Car & Truck Country Family of Dealerships Present Championship Night this Saturday Night at New Egypt Speedway   Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – This Saturday night September 2nd is Championship Night at New Egypt Speedway. All five weekly divisions, 358 Modifieds, Hammer Sportsman, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Crate Modifieds and Street Stocks will all be in action with track championships on the line. All feature events will be single race event points. Billy Pauch Jr. has a 25-point lead over Ryan Godown heading into Saturday…

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Fulton Speedway Set For Sprint Cars, Big Block Modifieds and Track Titles Saturday

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Fulton Speedway Set For Sprint Cars, Big Block Modifieds and Track Titles Saturday, September 2 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY - August 29, 2017 - Is there anything better than Sprint Cars and Big Block Modifieds on the same night? How about Sprint Cars, Modifieds and three close Fulton Speedway track championships to be decided this Saturday, September 2. This Saturday the methanol eating, winged beasts of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints and the 800 horsepower, ground pounding Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modifieds will be throwing clay and shaking the grandstands on…

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Kick Off Your Labor Day Weekend At The Brewerton Speedway On Friday, September 1

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Kick Off Your Labor Day Weekend At The Brewerton Speedway On Friday, September 1; Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints, Big Block Modifieds, Track Champions Crowned Plus St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – August 29, 2017 – Labor Day weekend is usually a sign that summer is almost over, vacations end and kids return to school. This Friday, September 1 the Brewerton Speedway and Schneider Packaging Equipment Company will help you forget that with a night of racing excitement and thrills. St. Baldrick’s will also be on hand with a fundraiser that…

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Mr. DIRT Track USA Headlines Holiday Weekend for Super DIRTcar Series

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Mr. DIRT Track USA Headlines Holiday Weekend for Super DIRTcar Series Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 29, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series kicks off a big holiday weekend with the running of Mr. DIRT Track USA at Lebanon Valley Speedway in West Lebanon, NY on Thursday August 31. As the Series visits the high-banked 1/2-mile oval, the month of August will come to a close with one of the biggest paydays on the schedule. Only 101 laps stand between the drivers of the Super DIRTcar Series and the $17,500 paycheck.…

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‘Batman’ Peter Britten Goes Back-To-Back

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‘Batman’ Peter Britten Goes Back-To-Back Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – August 28, 2017 – The Australian Native, Peter Britten, picked up his first victory Friday evening at Albany-Saratoga in his No.21a Big Block Modified then traveled five hours West to dominate Sharon Speedway on Saturday in the Weller’s No.31 Big Block Modified. To say Britten was pleased with his weekend performance would be an understatement. Britten’s three-day race week opened Thursday evening at Ohsweken Speedway with the Super DIRTcar Series. Britten started fourth in his heat and qualified second, placing him in the…

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HBR Racing Recap 8/28/17

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HBR Racing Recap 8/28/17 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – August 28, 2017 – The ‘Baldwinsville Bandit’ Jimmy Phelps returned to victory lane Saturday night after a hard fault battle at Fulton Speedway in the No.98h Big Block Modified. The HBR team opened their three-day weekend Thursday evening at Ohsweken Speedway with the Super DIRTcar Series. Phelps started fourth in his heat and drove up to third. Phelps and the crew were satisfied with their car after the heat and decided to leave it alone for the 100-lap main event. “We got quite a…

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Pauch Jr. Pounces Twice in One Week

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Pauch Jr. Pounces Twice in One Week Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com Aug. 28, 2017 – The Modified standout, Billy Pauch Jr., went two-for-two this past week. The driver out of Milford, N.J. put on a dominating performance picking up two big victories. Wednesday evening saw Pauch Jr. at New Egypt Speedway for the Jersey Rush Small Block vs. Big Block show. Pauch Jr. started his heat in third and qualified where he started – third. The pre-race redraw saw Pauch Jr. draw fifth out of twelve for the 30-lap main event. “We got…

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Tuesday Storm Forces Postponement of Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ to Wednesday

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Tuesday Storm Forces Postponement of Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ to Wednesday, August 30 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A Coastal Low expected to produce high winds and more than an inch of rain on Tuesday has forced the postponement of the ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ at Georgetown Speedway to Wednesday, August 30. All indications for a wet and blustery Tuesday forced the use of the event’s scheduled rain date. The ‘Blast at the Beach 4’ will be moved in its entirety to Wednesday. The event is headlined by the Bob…

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Super DIRTcar Series Super Stars Return to Central New York on September 4 at Weedsport

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Super DIRTcar Series Super Stars Return to Central New York on September 4 for Weedsport’s Labor Day Showdown Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 28, 2017) – The cars and stars of the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified tour return to Central New York on Monday, September 4 as a part of Weedsport Speedway’s Labor Day Double Play presented by Parts Plus and powered by Wix Filters. The 17th stop for the Big Block Super DIRTcar tour will be the second and final at Weedsport Speedway for the 2017 season, making for a…

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J.R. Heffner Claims Victory as Brett Hearn Clinches Title

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J.R. Heffner Claims Victory as Brett Hearn Clinches Title Story By: Phil Callaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com With only one more Modified race after Saturday night, it was time for everyone to put their best foot forward. Keith Flach and Kenny Tremont Jr. needed to put something together to prevent Brett Hearn from winning another title. They were unsuccessful. John Ruchel started on pole and ran very well early on to keep the lead. J.R. Heffner started fifth and moved up to second within a mere couple of laps. Flach was right behind Heffner the whole time. Heffner…

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WATT, PAPIEZ & STILLWAGGON ARE THE HEAD OF THE CLASS ON BRIDGEPORT’S BACK 2 SCHOOL NIGHT

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WATT, PAPIEZ & STILLWAGGON ARE THE HEAD OF THE CLASS ON BRIDGEPORT'S BACK 2 SCHOOL NIGHT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com It was Pennco Tech's Scout Night and Back 2 School Night at the Bridgeport Speedway as Ryan Watt and Brian Papiez added to their season win totals and Ryan Stillwaggon picked up his first win of the season in Mid Atlantic Sprint Series (MASS) action. Since 1973, Pennco Tech has been helping people achieve their goals - being the stepping stone people use to turn their dreams into reality. With two locations in Blackwood, NJ…

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JUST TWO WEEKS REMAIN IN POINT BATTLES AT GRANDVIEW

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JUST TWO WEEKS REMAIN IN POINT BATTLES, SCHEDULE CHANGES; INFO ON FREEDOM 76 WEEKEND AND MORE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 28, 2017 . . . Just two more point races remain for the BRC Late Models and Sportsman stock cars while three point races remain in the chase for the TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified point title at Grandview Speedway. No driver has clinched a title going into the final two weeks. At present Craig VonDohren sits on top of the NASCAR Modified standings with 3784 points while Jeff Strunk is second…

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IT’S NAIL-BITING TIME AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY

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IT’S NAIL-BITING TIME AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY Championship point races go down to the wire Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (August 28)……..The final night of the point season for all competing divisions is on tap this coming Saturday, September 2 at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. And in only one of the four divisions is the outcome even close to being decided. In the headline DIRTcar Big-block Modified division, two-time champion Jimmy Horton (957 points) has a 52-point cushion over defending titlist Tommy Meier (905) and 56 points ahead…

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LARRY WIGHT MAKES A RARE APPEARANCE AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, ENDS MATT SHEPPARD’S SIX WIN STREAK

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LARRY WIGHT MAKE A RARE APPEARANCE AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, ENDS MATT SHEPPARD’S SIX WIN STREAK Story By: John Tiff/Utica-Rome Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff VERNON, NY- When Larry Wight pulled into Utica-Rome Speedway this past Sunday, August 27, he had no plans on racing. He came in to fill in as crew chief for teammate Pat Ward, but after borrowing a fire suit and Ward’s backup car, Wight found himself in victory lane on Excell Motorsports night. Wight’s win ended Matt Sheppard’s six race win streak at the Vernon oval. 13-year-old Charlie Tibbitts took home his first-ever Broedel Energy…

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HALLOWEEN PARTY & MODS AT THE MADHOUSE TO CLOSE OUT THUNDER SERIES SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

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NAPA AUTO PARTS present. . . . HALLOWEEN PARTY & MODS AT THE MADHOUSE TO CLOSE OUT THUNDER SERIES SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (August 27, 2017) – Don’t walk under a ladder and be careful if a black cat crosses your path as you enter the through the gates of Grandview Speedway on Saturday night, October 14. Expect a “Thriller” with the annual NAPA Auto Parts House of Thunder Halloween Party and the Mods at the MADHOUSE. Be part of a spooky night on the hill as the Big Block Modifieds…

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LINEMAN, GODOWN, CRISCIONE, SEARCH AND GAREY REGISTER WINS ON FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT AT NES

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LINEMAN, GODOWN, CRISCIONE, SEARCH AND GAREY REGISTER WINS ON FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (August 27, 2017) - At New Egypt Speedway's Fan Appreciation Night presented by Black Horse Racing, Bob Lineman, Jr. registered the win in the Mr. Sportsman Classic contest. The Mr. Northeast Wingless Sprint Car Classic was taken by Ryan Godown. John Criscione took top honors in the Crate Modified feature. Mick Search schooled the field in the Street Stock main event while Joe Garey, Sr. won the 4-Cylinder race. Bob Lineman,…

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Pair of Six-Time Freedom 76 Winners Gunning For Number Seven

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PAUCH AND STRUNK, SIX TIME WINNERS, GOING FOR SEVENTH WIN IN 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 CLASSIC IN MEMORY OF BRUCE ROGERS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY $30,000 TO THE WINNER OF THE ANNUAL CLASSIC ON SEPTEMBER 16 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 27, 2017 . . . Two of the top talents in dirt track Modified stock car racing, Billy Pauch Sr. and Jeff Strunk, will be trying to claim their seventh win in the rich 47th Annual Freedom 76 Classic In Memory of Bruce Rogers. The race, which attracts many of the best racers in…

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BATMAN FLIES TO VICTORY LANE AT A/S

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BATMAN FLIES TO VICTORY LANE; Adds to Point Lead Going Into Finale Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York - "Batman" Peter Britten has been leading the points for much of the season at Albany-Saratoga in the Modified division. However, the Australian sensation had been unable to find victory lane until Friday night. Driving his #21a that he normally campaigns on the Super DIRTcar Series instead of his usual Andy Romano owned no. 97 Troyer Britten was fast in the heat race and fast from the get go in the 35-lap Modified feature. Elmo Reckner…

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Jimmy Phelps Fulton Speedway Modified Win Sets Up A Three-way Race For The Title

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Jimmy Phelps Fulton Speedway Modified Win Sets Up A Three-way Race For The Track Championship; Empire Super Sprints Part Of September 2 Championship Night Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – August 26, 2017 – Coming into Saturday night Jimmy Phelps sat third in points and he knew he had to take matters into his own hands to have a shot at the Tracey Road Equipment Modified Track Championship on Saturday, September 2. Phelps went out and won the 35-lap feature after a tough battle with Billy Whittaker making the winning pass on lap 27…

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Pauch Jr Perfect In Prelude to the Coalcracker

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Billy Pauch Jr leads all 40 laps and wins “The Prelude to the Coalcracker” Modified Race at Big Diamond Speedway. Matt Stangle, Chris Derr and Shon Elk also victorious on the night.   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com In what has become a rare occurrence this season at the Big Diamond Speedway the mighty 358 Modifieds were able to get a Friday night race in the completed and in the books. This Friday night the dirt oval nestled up in the mountains presented the annual “Prelude to the Coalcracker” race paying a cool $4600…

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The Tradition of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Continues On

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The Tradition of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Continues On Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - August 25, 2017 - From 1972 to 2015, NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week called the New York State Fairgrounds home. Originally intended as an end-of-year blowout, the event quickly turned into "Racing's Biggest Party". Fans from all over the United States and Canada made their annual pilgrimage to the Moody Mile with their campers in tow for the Northeast's biggest dirt racing event. The closing of the New York State Fairgrounds also closed the…

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Matt Sheppard Tames Ohsweken For Fifth Consecutive Win

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Matt Sheppard Tames Ohsweken For Fifth Consecutive Win Chad Brachmann Nearly Steals Repeat Ohsweken Victory in Rain Delayed Feature Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OHSWEKEN, ON, CAN - August 24, 2017 - The first 49 laps of the Triple Crown Showdown were a side-by-side battle between polesitter Larry Wight and front row starter Chad Brachmann, but the final 25 laps were all Matt Sheppard on Thursday night at Ohsweken Speedway. The reigning Super DIRTcar Series champion took the lead from Brachmann on lap 50 following a restart and couldn't be stopped on the way to…

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Chevrolet Performance Crate Motor Up for Grabs at OneDirt World Short Track Championship

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Chevrolet Performance Crate Motor Up for Grabs at OneDirt World Short Track Championship Story By: Colby Gorniewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com   CONCORD, NC - August 24, 2017 - One lucky competitor at the OneDirt World Short Track Championshipat the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway from October 26 - 28, 2017 will walk away a winner of a brand-new Chevrolet Performance crate motor. By registering for competition for the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship, each competitor will be entered into a raffle for a brand-new Chevrolet Performance crate motor. However, drivers who complete their advanced registration prior to the event…

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Andy Bachetti ‘Hustles’ Woodhull Raceway High Banks For $5,300 SSTS Victory

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Andy Bachetti ‘Hustles’ Woodhull Raceway High Banks For $5,300 Short Track Super Series Victory Wednesday Night Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff WOODHULL, NY – Andy Bachetti gained his retribution at Woodhull Raceway. Bachetti, of Sheffield, Mass., appeared poised for victory in the 2016 visit by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP to the high-banked, paperclip-shaped oval. However, while racing into the lead in the final laps, he slid off the top of turn three and lost his chances. That all changed Wednesday night. Bachetti was able to overcome a poor…

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JJ GRASSO GRABS THIRD 410 SPRINT JERSEY RUSH WIN; PAUCH JR. POWERS TO MODIFIED VICTORY

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NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS JERSEY RUSH VII. . . . . JJ GRASSO GRABS THIRD 410 SPRINT JERSEY RUSH WIN; PAUCH JR. POWERS TO MODIFIED VICTORY Story By: Jay Dugan/TOTH Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ (August 23, 2017) – Two of the region’s most popular racing divisions converged on New Egypt Speedway, this past Wednesday, for Jersey Rush VII presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings. JJ Grasso of Middletown, DE scored the win – and the $5,000 prize money -- in the 410 Sprint Car portion of the event, while Billy Pauch Jr. of Frenchtown, NJ was…

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY SET TO ROCK AND ROLL WITH ANOTHER EXCITING PROGRAM THIS SUNDAY

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY SET TO ROCK AND ROLL WITH ANOTHER EXCITING PROGRAM THIS SUNDAY Story By: John Tiff/Utica-Rome Speedway Photos By: Otto Graham/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY- The 2017 season at Utica-Rome Speedway is rapidly coming to a close, with only two-point events left including this Sunday’s August 27 program, and the track championship picture should clear up after this Sunday. Excell Motorsports is set to present another fantastic program of high speed short track racing featuring the Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modifieds, Broedel Energy Sportsman, Pro Stocks, and Rookie Sportsman. When the 2017 campaign began back in April, Matt Sheppard was tied for…

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