Dirt Modifieds

The Super DIRTcar Series Travels to the Mohawk Int’l Speedway on Saturday, September 15

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The Super DIRTcar Series Travels to the Mohawk Int’l Speedway on Saturday, September 15 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 28, 2018 – Since 1994, the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series have invaded the small Adirondack town of Akwesasne, NY eleven times. Out of those eleven 100-lap races, Jimmy Phelps and Matt Sheppard have three wins each. On Saturday, September 15, they’ll bring their battle for Mohawk 100 supremacy back to the forefront. Sheppard leads in points but Phelps is not out of the fight and rides fourth overall. Tim…

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WILL VON DOHREN MAKE IT THE FOURTH PPB FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL WIN IN A ROW SATURDAY?

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WILL VON DOHREN MAKE IT THE FOURTH PPB FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL WIN IN A ROW SATURDAY? Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 24, 2018 . . . In the Pioneer Pole Buildings Forrest Rogers Memorial set for Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. at Grandview Speedway Craig Von Dohren will be looking to earn his fourth straight win and ninth overall during his impressive career. Jeff Strunk has two wins as does Duane Howard and Meme DeSantis. Ray Swinehart is a three time winner while Kevin Hirthler has a win to his credit. Visitors that…

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HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

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HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 MODS AT THE MADHOUSE TO SHOWCASE $5,000 TO WIN 21ST ANNUAL TRAFFIC JAM PLUS SPORTSMAN AND SPRINTS Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (August 29, 2018) . . . . Two traditions come together at the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night, October 13 to close out the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series for 2018. The popular fun for all House of Thunder Halloween Party will treat the fans with the 21st running of the 40 lap Traffic Jam for Big Block…

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Wild Last Lap Sends Anthony Perrego To Victory Lane Tuesday At Georgetown Speedway

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Wild Last Lap Sends Anthony Perrego To Victory Lane Tuesday At Georgetown Speedway Before MAV-TV Cameras Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – With MAV-TV cameras on site, Tuesday night’s VAHLCO Racing Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’ at Georgetown Speedway produced a made-for-television conclusion. After a slide job and ensuing crossover move on the final lap, Anthony Perrego edged Craig Von Dohren for the 35-lap big-block/small-block Modified victory in the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region Event No. 5 contested before a large crowd at the Sussex County…

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Sprint Cars Invade The Fulton Speedway Saturday, September 1

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Sprint Cars Invade The Fulton Speedway Saturday, September 1; Track Champions To Be Decided Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – This Saturday, September 1 the Fulton Speedway is set for a huge Labor Day weekend show to send out in a big way the 2018 weekly racing schedule presented by Unique eCigs and Ehrlich Pest Control. The methanol breathing, winged warriors of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints are coming for an all-out assault on the Fulton Speedway, bringing some of the best 360 Sprint Car racers from the Northeast, Ontario, Canada and Quebec,…

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Brewerton Speedway Kicks-Off Labor Day Weekend with Sprint Cars and Modifieds

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Friday, August 31 Brewerton Speedway Kicks-Off Labor Day Weekend with Sprint Cars and Modifieds Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Clay will be flying and the new aluminum grandstands will be shaking from the raw horsepower from Sprint Cars and 800 horsepower Big Block Modifieds to kick off the big Labor Day Weekend at the Brewerton Speedway this Friday, August 31. On the race card presented by 87 Speed will be the ‘Winged Warriors’ of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints with Track Champions to be decided in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds,…

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PAST WINNERS LOOKING TO WIN AGAIN IN 48TH ANNUAL $25,000 TO WIN FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW

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PAST WINNERS LOOKING TO WIN AGAIN IN 48TH ANNUAL $25,000 TO WIN FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SEPTEMBER 15TH FREEDOM-38 THE NIGHT BEFORE FEATURES SPORTSMAN AND SPRINTS VISITING DRIVERS NEED TEMPORARY NASCAR LICENSES FOR PIT ADMISSION SEPTEMBER 1 AND 8 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA AUGUST 28, 2018 . . . Many of the best talents in the sport of dirt track Modified stock car racing have been winners in Grandview Speedway’s Freedom 76. Several of the past winners will be back to try again when the $25,000 to win race takes place…

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HBR Racing Recap 8/28/18

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HBR Racing Recap 8/28/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – August 28, 2018 – The ‘Baldwinsville Bandit’ Jimmy Phelps is set to run the final night at Brewerton Speedway in pursuit of the 2018 Big Block Modified Championship. “I feel if we do our thing we’ll be fine,” explained Phelps. The HBR team opened their two-day weekend this past Friday at the D-shaped demon, Brewerton Speedway. Phelps started sixth in his heat race and maneuvered his way to a third-place finish. “Friday was a tough night,” Phelps said. “The track was really heavy. I…

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$10,000 TO WIN PPB FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL SET FOR THIS SATURDAY

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$10,000 TO WIN PPB FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL SET FOR THIS SATURDAY (AGAIN) POINT BATTLES CONTINUE WITH JUST TWO POINT RACES LEFT GULAR, REIMERT AND SNYDER CONTINUE TO SET PACE IN POINTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 27, 2018 . . . There are ten thousand reasons for dirt track Modified talents to be at Grandview this Saturday. The Rogers Family will be trying, for the third time, to beat Ma Nature and present the annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Forrest Rogers Memorial. The 50-lap event for the T.P. Trailers NASCAR Modifieds…

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Jack Rich, Inc and Leindecker Race Engines present Coalcracker Weekend 2018 at The Big Diamond Speedway

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Jack Rich, Inc and Leindecker Race Engines present Coalcracker Weekend 2018 on Friday 8/31 & Sunday 9/02 at The Big Diamond Speedway. $10,000 check awaits the winner of the “Coalcracker 72” for the 358 Modifieds Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com It’s the time of year us fans of Big Diamond Speedway both love and hate. We love it because it is the race we look forward to each and every year but on the other hand we hate it because we know the racing season at the speedway is coming to a…

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LINEMAN AND FLEMING WIN AGAIN WHILE HEDIN WINS HER FIRST AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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LINEMAN AND FLEMING WIN AGAIN WHILE HEDIN WINS HER FIRST AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (August 26, 2018) - At New Egypt Speedway's Fan Appreciation Night presented by the Hammer Companies, Bob Lineman Jr. won the Hammer Sportsman feature for the second consecutive week while Dan Fleming grabbed his second Crate Modified main event in a row. Heidi Hedin grabbed her first career checkered flag in the Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Car feature. Jon Meyer was victorious in the Street Stock race while Justin…

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Larry Wight Fast In Fulton Speedway Modified Feature

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Larry Wight Wins Highly Competitive Fulton Speedway Modified Feature; Empire Super Sprints And Championship Night Saturday, September 1 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – With just two-point races left coming into Saturday night to crown the 2018 Fulton Speedway Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified Track Champion, Larry Wight held a slim three-point lead over Tim Sears Jr. and a five-point lead over division rookie Ron Davis III. In the 35-lap Modified feature Bobby Herrington and Larry Wight would put on a show from lap 14 on swapping the lead back and forth. Just when…

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Dunn Takes Checkers, 2018 LOLR Big-Block Title To Rudolph By Single Point

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Dunn Takes Checkers, 2018 LOLR Big-Block Title To Rudolph By Single Point All-time LOLR winner Alan Johnson's career celebrated in special Wall of Fame tribute Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – August 25, 2018 – Since the dawn of the new millennium, a Modified driver had to hold residence in Waterloo to earn a seat at the head of the table for any season-ending Land Of Legends Raceway champions dinner. So it seemed. That was until third-generation chauffer Erick Rudolph from Ransomville broke rank in truly 'Saturday Spectacular' fashion, stunning seven-time defending…

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UMBENHAUER, SCHUTZ , HOUSWORTH AND CASSEL COLLECT FEATURE VICTORIES SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW

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UMBENHAUER, SCHUTZ , HOUSWORTH AND CASSEL COLLECT FEATURE VICTORIES SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwlat/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. August 26, 2018 . . . Jared Umbenhauer has had to overcome several obstacles throughout the season at Grandview Speedway while trying to collect his first win of the year. Saturday night Umbenhauer finally got the monkey off his back when he parked the Kevin Brown owned No. 19 in victory lane in the 30-lap T.P. Trailers & Truck Equipment NASCAR 358 Modified feature. “It felt so good to win commented the Richland Rocket.” “The…

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Kevin Beach Jr wins first career Modified feature at Big Diamond Speedway; Howard Crowned Champion

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Kevin Beach Jr wins first career Modified feature at Big Diamond Speedway. Duane Howard crowned 2018 Mattera’s General & Electrical Contracting Modified track champion.   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com It was a gorgeous night for racing on Friday at the Big Diamond Speedway and since opening night when Billy Pauch Jr was victorious, we finally had a feature winner in the Mattera’s General & Electrical Contracting Modified division not named Duane Howard, Craig Von Dohren or Ryan Godown. Not only was the winner a first-time winner this season but for Kevin Beach Jr it…

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Tim Kerr Holds Off Chris Hile And Pat Ward for Popular Brewerton Speedway Modified Win

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Tim Kerr Holds Off Chris Hile And Pat Ward for Popular Brewerton Speedway Modified Win Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Tim Kerr from Picton, Ontario, Canada took advantage of a front row starting spot, leading every lap in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified feature Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway. The win was anything but easy for Kerr as he had to hold off a hard-charging Chris Hile and Pat Ward over the last 10 laps for his first win since August 2016 at the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon.’ Other winners on Mirabito…

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Tremont Triumphs At Malta; Johnson Wins Night Cap

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Tremont Triumphs At Malta; Johnson Wins Night Cap Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA NY – I’ll see you one Tremont, and raise you two Johnsons. After Ken Tremont Jr. got a huge monkey off his back with a victory in the “Stan Da Man” Memorial race to open a full-moon-bathed racing card at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Friday night, the Johnson brothers took over, with Chris Johnson winning the sportsman feature and his older brother Marc chalking up his second win in 10 days in the regularly scheduled 35-lap modified feature. The Johnson brothers won features…

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NO FUEL STOP FOR FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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NO FUEL STOP FOR FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY; CLASSIC WILL PAY $25,000 TO WIN FOR THE 358 MODIFIEDS ON SEPTEMBER 15; ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 24, 2018 . . . With 95% of the competitors using racing gasoline and that allows them to run all 76 laps of the Freedom 76 without adding fuel, track management has decided to do away with the mid-race fuel stop that has irritated racers and fans for years. The $25,000 to win, 48th annual edition of the classic, is set for Saturday,…

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RESCHEDULING OF THE “HONDO CLASSIC” AND “THE JACK”

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RESCHEDULING OF THE “HONDO CLASSIC” AND “THE JACK” Story By: Ron Sczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – The month of September is going to be a special one at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway after the break for the annual Fonda Fair as the Hondo Classic has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 15th after mother nature had different ideas on our first and second attempts to hold the event. Saturday, September 15 will also be Benjamin Moore Paints Night at the Fonda Speedway. Fonda Speedway will be dropping the KOD sanction for this event in…

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AARON REUTZEL DOMINATES ALL STAR SPRINT FEATURE AS BILLY PAUCH SCORES FIRST MODIFIED THUNDER VICTORY IN SMOKE ON THE HILL 2 AT GRANDVIEW

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AARON REUTZEL DOMINATES ALL STAR SPRINT FEATURE AS BILLY PAUCH SCORES FIRST MODIFIED THUNDER VICTORY IN SMOKE ON THE HILL 2 AT GRANDVIEW THURSDAY Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (August 23, 2018) – A pair of first-time NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series winners landed in victory lane Thursday night at Grandview Speedway when Levan Machine and Truck Equipment presented Smoke on the Hill 2. Clute, TX’s Aaron Reutzel picked up his eighth Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions win of the season and Billy Pauch – who holds eleven Thunder…

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Short Track Super Series ‘Blasts’ Into Georgetown Speedway August 28 For VAHLCO ‘Blast at the Beach’

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Short Track Super Series ‘Blasts’ Into Georgetown Speedway August 28 For VAHLCO ‘Blast at the Beach’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco “blasts” into Georgetown Speedway next Tuesday, August 28. The fifth annual ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by VAHLCO Racing Wheels turns the attention of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic race fans to the Georgetown banked half-mile track for an historical night. The cameras of MAV-TV will record the action for broadcast for the first time in series – and track – history. The…

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Two Point Races Left To Decide The 2018 Brewerton Speedway Track Champions

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Two Point Races Left To Decide The 2018 Brewerton Speedway Track Champions Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – This Friday, August 24 Mirabito and VP Small Engine Fuels will present a night of high speed, side-by-side, exciting family affordable fun racing at the Brewerton Speedway. With just two-point races left to decide 2018 Track Champions in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman and STARS Mod Lites will be battling it out for titles and to carry momentum into season-ending big events. The Track Champion will be decided this Friday in…

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Weedsport Speedway’s Labor Day ‘Triple Play’ to Feature SDS Big Blocks, ESS Sprints and DIRTcar Pro Stocks

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Weedsport Speedway’s Labor Day ‘Triple Play’ to Feature SDS Big Blocks, ESS Sprints and DIRTcar Pro Stocks Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 22, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway will celebrate Labor Day Weekend in style on Monday, September 3 featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, the ESS Sprint Car 360 Open, and the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series in the ‘Labor Day Triple Play’ at The Port presented by Lane’s Yamaha Inc. The trifecta of action will be highlighted by the third stop of the season by the Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks,…

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Speed And Destruction On The Fulton Speedway Calendar This Saturday, August 25

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Speed And Destruction On The Fulton Speedway Calendar This Saturday, August 25 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – What do you get when you combine side-by-side high speed racing and ending the night with sight and sounds of total destruction of demolition derbies? A night of family affordable fun for all ages at the Fulton Speedway presented by Lindsay Aggregates and Burke’s Do-It-Best Centers. This Saturday August 25th will be ‘August Annihilation’ at the Fulton Speedway. The night will start out with the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker…

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MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES JOINS NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S TWIN NIGHT ON SEPTEMBER 1

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MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES JOINS NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S TWIN NIGHT ON SEPTEMBER 1; DOUBLE FEATURES FOR MODIFIEDS AND MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT CARS WITH FREE GRANDSTAND ADMISSION FOR TWINS Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (August 21, 2018) – With the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series (MASS) having three consecutive appearances at New Egypt Speedway rained out and one held over feature still to be contested, officials from both parties worked together to add the popular winged Sprint Car series to Twin Night, presented by the Flemington Car & Truck Country Family of Dealerships, on Saturday, September 1.…

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THE BATTLE FOR THE NASCAR/TRACK POINT TITLES CONTINUE AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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THE BATTLE FOR THE NASCAR/TRACK POINT TITLES CONTINUE AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY RACING ACTION SET FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 25TH, WITH FOUR DIVISION SHOW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 21, 2018 . . . The battle for the lucrative NASCAR/Track championships in the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Late Models at Grandview Speedway has just three point races to go. A four division show of stock car racing is set on the one-third-mile, banked clay track for Saturday, August 25th starting at 7:30 p.m. Featured will be the Modifieds, Sportsman, Late Models and the excitement…

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KOD RACING/WHITNEY PRODUCTIONS DIRT RUSH ON BIG SCREEN

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KOD RACING/WHITNEY PRODUCTIONS DIRT RUSH ON BIG SCREEN Reality Show To Be Viewed At O’Zoner Drive In Movie Theater In Broadalbin Story By: Rob Hazer/KoD Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com August 20, 2018 (Fonda, NY) – King Of Dirt Racing strives to offer different things to dirt track racing in the Capital District and surrounding areas, after all that’s what separates one from the norm. On September 19th with the help of Whitney Productions and O’Zoner Drive In Movie Theater in Broadalbin, NY that will happen once again, as Dirt Rush will be featured on the big screen. KOD Series promoter…

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Big Diamond Modified point title to be decided this Friday

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2018 Mattera’s General & Electrical Modified point title to be decided this Friday, August 24th at The Big Diamond Speedway on “Fayash Memorial” night.   Story By: Ken Bruce/ Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com It all comes down to this Friday night, August 24th on “Fayash Memorial” night to decide the 2018 season championship in the Mattera’s General & Electrical Contracting 358 Modified division. The “Ringoes Rocket” Ryan Godown has led for most of the season but with two DNF’s in the last two races, the leader of the pack is now the “Diamond Cutter”…

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Tim Sears Jr. Wins Fulton Speedway Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series Feature

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Tim Sears Jr. Wins Fulton Speedway Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series Feature; Ron Davis III Unique eCigs Series Champion Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Tim Sears Jr. from Hastings, NY won the final race of the Unique eCigs 358 Modifed Series while Ron Davis III from Memphis, NY won the overall title Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway. The 50-lap Unique eCigs 358 Modified feature finale came down to a battle between Tim Sears Jr. and division rookie Ron Davis III. Sears would hound Davis for a number of laps before Sears would…

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Jones Racing Products To Support Modified Dash, Crate Sportsman 20 At Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach’

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Jones Racing Products To Support Modified Dash, Crate Sportsman 20 At Georgetown Speedway ‘Blast at the Beach’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – MAV-TV national television cameras descend on Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway on Tuesday, August 28 for the ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by VAHLCO Wheels. And Jones Racing Products will be part of it. For the first time in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, an event will be nationally televised on MAV-TV with the fifth running of the ‘Blast at the Beach’ Velocita-USA South…

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Sheppard Pads Points Lead, Big-Block Mod Champion Crowned Next Week

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Sheppard Pads Points Lead, Big-Block Mod Champion Crowned Next Week Marcuccilli, Ruggles, DePuy & Vinson top LOLR point charts heading down the stretch Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – August 18, 2018 – Matt Sheppard was 35 when he won his last feature at Land Of Legends Raceway. After two months out of the winner's circle, 'Super Matt' scored his fifth Pepsi Big-Block Modified triumph in the 'Saturday Spectacular' to extend his advantage in quest of an eighth straight points championship at the Ontario County fairgrounds. “Happy to finally be back, been…

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KRACHUN MARCHES BACK INTO NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S VICTORY LANE

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KRACHUN MARCHES BACK INTO NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S VICTORY LANE Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (August 19, 2018) - At Eastern AutoParts Warehouse's Jeep Night, Ryan Krachun marched back into New Egypt Speedway's victory lane by winning the Modified feature. The Hammer Sportsman main event was won by Bob Lineman Jr. Karl Freyer was triumphant in the Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Car feature. As the 30-lap Modified feature got underway, PJ Oliver grabbed the lead. Sixth place starting Ryan Krachun was quickly on the move as he traveled into…

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48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 15TH PAYING $25,000 TO WIN

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48TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 IS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 15TH PAYING $25,000 TO WIN; ENTRIES AVAILABLE NIGHT BEFORE WILL FEATURE SPORTSMAN, MID-ATLANTIC SPRINTS AND MOD PRACTICE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA  - With less than a month before the 48th Annual Freedom 76 race teams are reminded to get their entries in and fans are reminded to take advantage of the discount ticket opportunity offered for the biggest event of the season at Grandview Speedway. The richest 358 Modified race in the area, paying $25,000 to win, draws a large field of entries and a…

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Weedsport’s Labor Day 100 to Pay $8,000 to Win, $700 to Start

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Weedsport’s Labor Day 100 to Pay $8,000 to Win, $700 to Start; B-Main Winner Could Earn $800 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – With the support of Rochester based Stirling Lubricants, Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Labor Day 100 purse has received a shot in the arm, now paying $8,000 to the winner with $700 to take the green along with a stout B-Main payday. Originally scheduled to pay $7,500 to win, with another guaranteed starting spot for the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Billy Whittaker Cars 200 on the…

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The Big-Block Modifieds Take On Le RPM Speedway and Autodrome Drummond September 7-8

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The Big-Block Modifieds Take On Le RPM Speedway and Autodrome Drummond September 7-8 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 14, 2018 – In September, the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series will shake and rattle the Canadian province of Quebec for the second time in 2018. The Series returns to Le RPM Speedway for the third time in the track’s short history on Friday, September 7. The next day, Autodrome Drummond hosts the Series for its second 100-lap main event this season. The Blackout Race takes the green flag on Saturday,…

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Dave Marcuccilli Leads Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series

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Dave Marcuccilli Leads Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series; Super DIRT Week Finale to Close Championship Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 16, 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. Since opening the series on May 20, Marcuccilli has claimed a series leading three main event wins on the season, including yet another triumph in the prestigious Sportsman Classic. In six events, Marcuccilli has finished in the top…

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It’s Johnson Over Johnson In Albany Saratoga Thriller

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It's Johnson Over Johnson In Albany Saratoga Thriller Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – If you’re going to wait over a year to get a win, might as well make it a big one. Marc Johnson, the 2016 modified champion at Albany-Saratoga Apeedway, got to hoist the big check Wednesday night after pulling off a surprising victory in the 50-lap Brett Deyo-promoted Short Track Super Series “Stampede At Toga” at the Malta track. Johnson, using the low line to his advantage, rocketed past Ronnie Johnson with six laps to go and came away with…

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Marc Johnson Takes Short Track Super Series ‘Stampede’

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Marc Johnson Thrills Albany-Saratoga Speedway Crowd, Takes $6,000 Short Track Super Series ‘Stampede’ Top Prize Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – Relief and joy! Marc Johnson showed pure emotion on Wednesday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway after a victory in the Recovery Sports Grill ‘Stampede at ‘toga’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified headliner. The 50-lap STSS Modified event – postponed by 24 hours due to rain on the original Tuesday date – was an instant classic on the ‘Great Race Place’ four-tenths-mile track. Guilderland, N.Y.’s Johnson emerged from…

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Four Super DIRTcar Series Drivers already Locked into the 200-Lap NAPA Super DIRT Week Main Event

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Four Super DIRTcar Series Drivers already Locked into the 200-Lap NAPA Super DIRT Week Main Event Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson, Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY – August 15, 2018 – In just 49 days the cars and stars of the Super DIRTcar Series will take the stage at Owego Speedway for the biggest Big-Block Modified event in the country, NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII. Every year, the excitement builds as drivers announce their intention to strap on their big-boy shoes and take on the best in the country. This year,…

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High Speed Racing Thrills Returns This Friday, August 17 At The Brewerton Speedway

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High Speed Racing Thrills Returns This Friday, August 17 At The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY- This Friday, August 17 Ehrlich Pest Control will present a night of fast, affordable, family fun out at the races. On the high speed, side by side racing schedule will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, STARS Mod Lites and JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders. Adult grandstand admission is $12, with everyone 18 years old and under free. Pit is $27 Member, $30 Non-Member. Grandstands open at 5:30 pm with racing…

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Championship On The Line For The Fulton Speedway Unique eCigs Modified Series Saturday August 18

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Championship On The Line For The Fulton Speedway Unique eCigs Modified Series Saturday August 18; Silent Auction To Benefit Bernard’s Beagle Rescue & Misfits Animal Rescue & Sanctuary Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – This Saturday, August 18 Power Seal Asphalt Sealing & Northeast Racing Products, Auction, Trade Show and Swap Meet will present a night of fast, family, affordable, fun racing at the Fulton Speedway. Racing on the ‘Highbanks’ will feature the final race of the Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models…

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HBR Racing Recap 8/15/18

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HBR Racing Recap 8/15/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – August 15, 2018 – The Heinke Baldwin race team registered one victory and eight top-ten finishes this past week in a span of four races at four different tracks. The HBR team kicked the four-day race week off early on Monday in Ontario at Merrittville Speedway with the Super DIRTcar Series. Phelps finished where he started in his heat race, sixth. “We didn’t seem to fire enough off the truck,” he said. “We had a tough group, so we paid the price. Passing wasn’t…

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2018 POKER SERIES RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT WITH RUMBLE ON THE RIVER

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2018 POKER SERIES RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT WITH RUMBLE ON THE RIVER Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Rumble on the River will see the return of the 811 Dig Safe Poker Series to the 5/8th mile of the Bridgeport Speedway on Tuesday, August 21st. This event was scheduled as the third hand of the 2018 Poker Series before Mother Nature forced the cancellation of the All American 40 on July 1st. The Poker Series events are scheduled on non-regular race days to allow competitors from throughout the Northeast to compete. The Poker Series…

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EASTERN AUTO PARTS WAREHOUSE’S JEEP NIGHT IS READY TO ROLL INTO NEW EGYPT

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EASTERN AUTO PARTS WAREHOUSE'S JEEP NIGHT IS READY TO ROLL INTO NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY WITH HALF-PRICE GRANDSTAND ADMISSION FOR JEEP DRIVERS Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (August 14, 2018) - Eastern AutoParts Warehouse's Jeep Night is set to roll into New Egypt Speedway on Saturday, August 18. On this night, all Jeep drivers will be admitted to the grandstand for half-price. In addition, Jeep drivers can partake in a Jeep Show in the picnic area. Plus, all Jeep drivers (18+) will be permitted to drive their Jeep out on the speedway during…

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Super DIRTcar Series Celebrates Labor Day at Weedsport Speedway with NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier

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Super DIRTcar Series Celebrates Labor Day at Weedsport Speedway with NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 14, 2018 – The Super DIRTcar Series visits Weedsport Speedway for the final time in 2018 to race the Labor Day Double Play 100. Stewart Friesen and Erick Rudolph took the first two NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifiers at the historic Weedsport Speedway, and cashed in a combined $20,000 in winnings. The September 3 Labor Day main event awards the final guaranteed starting position for the Oswego 200 in…

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“Prelude to the Coalcracker” 35-Lap, $4000 to win for the Modifieds highlights this Friday August 17th at Big Diamond

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“Prelude to the Coalcracker” 35-Lap, $4000 to win for the Modifieds highlights this Friday August 17th at Big Diamond Speedway   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com With the season winding down quickly at Big Diamond Speedway, this Friday night August 17th the annual “Prelude to the Coalcracker” race is set to hit the speedway. This traditional race is one the fans always look forward each and every year as it usually brings in some outsiders to give them a chance to prep their cars for the $10,000 to win “Jack Rich” Coalcracker…

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PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY AUGUST 18TH

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LET’S TRY THIS AGAIN, PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS FORREST ROGERS MEMORIAL RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY AUGUST 18TH, SPORTSMAN AND LATE MODELS ALSO PART OF TRIPLEHEADER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 14, 2018 . . . . The $10,000 to win Pioneer Pole Buildings Forrest Rogers Memorial was lost to weather last Saturday at Grandview Speedway. They’ll be trying again this Saturday, August 18th with the $10,000 to win Modified Classic set for 7:30 p.m. The tripleheader show will also feature the Sportsman and Late Model stock cars. A fantastic field of Modified stock car racing…

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Design for Vision/Sunglass Central To Provide Ray-Ban Sunglasses To ‘Blast at the Beach’ Podium

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Design for Vision/Sunglass Central To Provide Ray-Ban Sunglasses To ‘Blast at the Beach’ STSS Modified & Crate 602 Sportsman Top-Three Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – You can’t go to the beach without sunglasses. So it’s only fitting that Design for Vision/Sunglass Central has signed on as a marketing partner for the ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by VAHLCO Wheels at Georgetown Speedway on Tuesday, August 28. For the first time in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, an event will be nationally televised on MAV-TV…

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Connor Cleveland Battles Zach Sobotka to Earn Second Sportsman Win at Weedsport Speedway

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Connor Cleveland Battles Zach Sobotka to Earn Second Sportsman Win at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Mark Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 13, 2018) – The Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series returned to Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, joining the ESS Legends Reunion with Connor Cleveland showing the way in a tremendous battle with Zach Sobotka, to score his second win of the season at the Port worth $1,000. Cleveland took advantage of a stout qualifying effort and redraw to start from the outside of the front row with DJ Forbes, darting to the lead from the drop…

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Win #123 And Counting As Alan Johnson Extends Career Mark In Canandaigua

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Win #123 And Counting As Alan Johnson Extends Career Mark In Canandaigua Ruggles & DePuy continue to dominate, Gray & Hoxie add third victories of season at LOLR Story By: Tom Skibinksi/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Don Romeo /Land of Legends Raceway Canandaigua, NY – Starting it all off as a teenager with his first-ever feature win at Land Of Legends Raceway in 1975, Alan Johnson continued to add to his all-time track-best total, tallying Pepsi Big-Block Modified victory #123 in the 'Saturday Spectacular' presented by L&L Transmissions and the Ontario County Fairboard. “I think that first race at Canandaigua…

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