Dirt Modifieds

Decker Christens Return to Gypsum Racing with a Win

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Billy Decker Christens Return to Gypsum Racing with a Win, Edges Out Teammate Larry Wight Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series BARBERVILLE, FL – February 13, 2019 – It took just one race for Billy Decker to return to his winning ways in the famous red No. 91 Gypsum Express Big-Block Modified, there was nothing easy about it on Wednesday night in DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Not only did Decker, of Unadilla, NY, hold off teammate and reigning NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Larry Wight, but he was forced to out-muscle legendary Billy Pauch to come away…

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Strong Support For The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Modified Division

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Strong Support For The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Modified Division Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways are proud to welcome back major marketing partner Tracey Road Equipment as the title sponsor of the DIRTcar Modifieds at both speedways for the 2019 racing season. With both tracks in the heart of DIRTcar country and less than a half hour apart, it’s an ideal Friday and Saturday night stop for both fans and racers alike. About Tracey Road Equipment Tracey Road Equipment is the premiere…

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DA’S AUTO BODY & REPAIR RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR OF BRIDGEPORT ROOKIE CLASS

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DA'S AUTO BODY & REPAIR RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR OF BRIDGEPORT ROOKIE CLASS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photo By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway welcomes back DA's Auto Body & Repair as the title sponsors for the 2019 Rookie Division at the Logan Township facility. Dave Adams, owner/operator of DA's Auto Body & Repair, has supported this Rookie division from the beginning - even going back to Bridgeport's "Young Gun" program years ago. A former racer, himself, Adams knows the value the the Rookie program brings to these first time competitors. "That seat time with drivers of comparable experience…

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Fourteen Facilities Unite Under American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Banner for 2019 Season

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  Fourteen Facilities Unite Under American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Banner for 2019 Season Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com INDIANA, PA – Fourteen facilities have united under the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco banner for the 2019 season. Drivers competing across four states – New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware – in the Modified and Sportsman divisions will challenge for $51,000-plus in cash and hundreds of tire certificates as part of the ’19 American Racer Cup sponsored by American Racer Tires, Lias Tire Company, Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance. The ’19…

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Short Track Super Series Crate 602 Sportsman Get a Raise for 2019, $1,500 to Win Minimum

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Short Track Super Series Crate 602 Sportsman Get a Raise for 2019, $1,500 to Win Minimum Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Crate 602 Sportsman teams, you’re getting a raise. Management of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco announced an increased purse structure for 2019 Crate 602 Sportsman events. All series races – in both the North and South Regions – will pay $1,500 to win. “Last season, we expanded our Short Track Super Series to include Crate 602 Sportsman and the support was tremendous,” STSS organizer Brett Deyo…

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$49 Per Lap Bolsters Melvin L. Joseph Memorial STSS Modified Event March 16 At Georgetown Speedway

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$49 Per Lap Bolsters Melvin L. Joseph Memorial STSS Modified Event March 16 At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – If a solid $6,949 to win for 49 laps wasn’t enough, the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial at Georgetown Speedway has gotten more lucrative. Thanks to the Melvin L. Joseph Family of Companies, all of the race’s 49 laps will pay $49, a total of $2,401 in lap money added to the already generous purse structure of $29,789. The opener for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco…

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Whitwell, Haley, Gundaker, Green & Rupe bag Gators on Five-Star 15s Feature night

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Whitwell, Haley, Gundaker, Green & Rupe bag Gators on Five-Star 15s Feature night Story By: Matt Prieur/DIRTcar Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 8, 2019 — One of the most popular nights of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds is the Quad-15s Features Night. Due to the extremely high car counts throughout the week, the UMP Modifieds ran five features instead of the originally scheduled four during the fourth night of the DIRTcar Nationals at the fast half-mile, high-banked dirt oval of Volusia Speedway Park. The newly renamed Five-Star 15s saw five first…

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AUTO BODY SERVICES IS SET TO JOIN BRETT BALLARD RACING IN 2019 AS A MARKETING PARTNER

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AUTO BODY SERVICES IS SET TO JOIN BRETT BALLARD RACING IN 2019 AS A MARKETING PARTNER Story By: Mike Wisniewski/B&M Motorsports Photo By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (February 8, 2019) – Auto Body Services, located at 1060 South Market Street in Wilmington, DE, will be joining Brett Ballard’s Modified team in 2019 as a marketing partner. “I am very happy to announce that Auto Body Services will be supporting my racing efforts in 2019 as a marketing partner,” stated Ballard. Auto Body Services has been in business for over 25 years and is independently family owned. Jamie Bartlebaugh works side-by-side…

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Taylor Cook Bags First Career DIRTcar Nationals Feature on Night #2

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Taylor Cook Bags First Career DIRTcar Nationals Feature on Night #2 Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Jim Murdoch/RacersGuide.com DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 6, 2019 — After a stellar field of 91 teams made the trip south for opening night, the car count bulged to 95 total entries at the legendary half-mile high-banked dirt oval on Night Two of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. Taylor Cook made the most of his first appearance of the week by passing three-time defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman on the white flag lap to secure his first career feature win in the…

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Pioneer Windows MFG Race Team Coming In Force To The Fulton Speedway In 2019; Speedway Champion Dale Planck Hired As Team driver with AJ Miller

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Pioneer Windows MFG Race Team Coming In Force To The Fulton Speedway In 2019; Speedway Champion Dale Planck Hired As Team driver with AJ Miller Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photo By: atomicwraps.com FULTON, NY – The father and son race team of Eric Miller and his son AJ Miller make the long tow to the Fulton Speedway every Saturday night from their Fultonville, NY home to compete in the DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman division. In 2019 the team will increase by one as Cortland, NY racer Dale Planck will be behind the wheel weekly at Fulton in a DIRTcar…

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Short Track Super Series Ignites with March Stops At Georgetown & Port Royal Speedways

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  Short Track Super Series Ignites with March Stops At Georgetown & Port Royal Speedways Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ignites during the month of March. Two major events are on the docket to kick-start the 2019 STSS season at a pair of premier facilities. On March 15-16, Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway plays host to the Velocita-USA South Region presented by Sunglass Central and Design for Vision with the annual Melvin L. Joseph Memorial. STSS Modifieds are the featured attraction on Saturday (March…

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Opens Georgetown Speedway 2019 Campaign March 15-16

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Race Season Approaching: Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Opens Georgetown Speedway 2019 Campaign March 15-16 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Punxsutawney Phil says spring is around the corner. And race season at Georgetown Speedway is quickly approaching. The Melvin L. Joseph Memorial will satisfy the appetites of race-starved Northeast fans on Friday-Saturday March 15-16. Two full days of racing are planned for the Sussex County half-mile oval. On Friday night (March 15), Small-Block Modifieds take the headline with a 30-lap main event offering $4,049 to the race winner. This event is open to small-block…

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Britten is Flying Solo in 2019 and His Journey Starts at Volusia

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Peter Britten is Flying Solo in 2019 and His Journey Starts at Volusia Speedway Park Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – Peter Britten has had many titles in his 31 years of life: Albany-Saratoga Speedway Track Champion, Australian V8 Dirt Modified Champion, Batman, and now perhaps the most challenging of all, car owner. After parting ways with Ray Graham’s racing operation at the end of 2018, Britten knew it was time to try something new. The Batman from Queensland, Australia, is fielding his own equipment in 2019 as he makes a run at…

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ROBERTS IS PLANNING TO COMPETE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY IN 2019

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BRAD ROBERTS IS PLANNING TO COMPETE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY IN 2019 Story By: Mike Wisniewski/Wiz Motorsports Communications Photo By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (February 2, 2019) – With the dawn of a new racing season starting in March, one racer is making plans a move to a different track in 2019. Brad Roberts, who has primarily raced at Bridgeport Speedway, will be competing at New Egypt Speedway this year. “I have decided to call New Egypt Speedway my home track for 2019 and I will be racing in the Sportsman class,” said Roberts. Roberts comes from a strong racing…

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David Schilling Joins Fonda Speedway Sunoco Modified Field for 2019 Season

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The Next Step: David Schilling Joins Fonda Speedway Sunoco Modified Field for 2019 Season Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – David Schilling has made his mark as a consistent frontrunner in the Sportsman division of upstate New York. Now, he is set to embark on a bigger challenge. Schilling will move into the Sunoco Modified ranks for 2019 at Fonda Speedway, tackling the headline division at the ‘Track of Champions’ with support from St. Lawrence Radiology and 1-800-GOT-JUNK? The 22-year-old from East Greenbush, N.Y., looks to add his name to the impressive list of…

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Annual New Egypt Speedway ‘Winter Jam’ Planned For Friday Night March 1st

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Annual New Egypt Speedway ‘Winter Jam’ Planned For Friday Night March 1st   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The popular gathering of New Egypt Speedway race teams, drivers and fans known as the ‘Winter Jam” will be held on Friday night March 1st at the Gamblers Ridge Golf Club located at 121 Burlington Path Rd in Cream Ridge, NJ from 5:30-9:00PM. Race teams and fans will be able to purchase their 2019 New Egypt Speedway Driver’s and Pit Licenses as well as reserving their parking spots for the 2019 season. For…

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New surface, additional lighting and big money highlight 2019 season at Big Diamond Speedway

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New surface, additional lighting and big money highlight 2019 season at Big Diamond Speedway   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com 2019 is shaping up to be a record-breaking season at the Big Diamond Speedway. It will only be a few short months before we hear the roar of the engines to start up the new season. When the teams unload for the new season, they will notice some changes to the dirt oval nestled up in “God’s Country”. Promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley have added additional lighting in turns three and four…

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Dot Foods Signs On As The Title Sponsor Of The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Sportsman Division

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Dot Foods Signs On As The Title Sponsor Of The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Sportsman Division Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The management of the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway are pleased to announce that Dot Foods has agreed to become the title sponsor for the popular DIRTcar Sportsman division at both speedways in the quickly approaching 2019 racing season. “We are excited to have a family owned company like Dot Foods at both of our speedways,” said general manager Cory Reed. “With racing being a family sport with fans and…

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United States Air Force Named Title Sponsor For The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Mod Lites

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United States Air Force Named Title Sponsor For The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Mod Lites Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – Military Veterans and patriotism are a very big part of the racing family at the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway on every race night. The management of the speedways is proud to announce and welcome the United States Air Force as the 2019 title sponsor of the competitive STARS Mod Lite division. Look for the Air Force to have a presence throughout the 2019 season with information and recruiting nights. One…

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NASCAR Legend Bobby Allison to Serve As Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Grand Marshal at Georgetown Speedway

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NASCAR Legend Bobby Allison to Serve As Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Grand Marshal at Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A pioneer of NASCAR racing and one of the sport’s most beloved figures – Bobby Allison – will serve as the Grand Marshal for the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial at Georgetown Speedway. Allison, the 1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion, is scheduled appear at the Sussex County half-mile oval on Saturday, March 16, prior to the 2019 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco opener. The event honors Allison’s…

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DIRTcar Nationals Kick-off the Super DIRTcar Series Season with Five Nights of Racing

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The DIRTcar Nationals Kick-off the Super DIRTcar Series Season with Five Nights of Racing Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – January 22, 2019 – To fans of the Super DIRTcar Series, February means one thing: The DIRTcar Nationals are about to begin. From February 12-16, the Big-Block Modifieds will tear around the world’s fastest half-mile, Volusia Speedway Park, in Barberville Florida. Many of the best Big-Block Modified drivers have committed to full-time Super DIRTcar Series schedules in 2019, and the DIRTcar Nationals is the first opportunity for the Beasts of the Northeast to…

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PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS PRESENT THE JERSEY RUSH VIII

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PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS PRESENT THE JERSEY RUSH VIII, THE ULTIMATE TRIPLE HEADER AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 16 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Harry Meeks, Dave Kovacs & JJ Lane/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ January 21, 2019 . . . . .Rain stopped the 2018 presentation of the PPB Jersey Rush but plans for this event are full speed ahead in 2019. The most powerful race cars on dirt will make their only appearance at the New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday night, July 16 when Pioneer Pole Buildings present, The Jersey Rush VIII, the ultimate triple header at…

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Chesapeake Paving & J.W. Brown Trucking To Sponsor 2019 Georgetown Speedway Crate 602 Sportsman Division

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Chesapeake Paving & J.W. Brown Trucking To Sponsor 2019 Georgetown Speedway Crate 602 Sportsman Division Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Crate 602 Sportsman division at Georgetown Speedway often produces some of the most memorable events each race night. In 2019, the division will boast a new title sponsor at the Sussex County half-mile track. Chesapeake Paving & J.W. Brown Trucking have teamed up to present the Crate 602 Sportsman division in ’19. The division makes six appearances at Georgetown this season, including three races sanctioned by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track…

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“THE DOCTOR” WILL BE IN THE HOUSE AT NORTH FLORIDA SPEEDWAY FOR 602 WINTER NATIONALS

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"THE DOCTOR" WILL BE IN THE HOUSE AT NORTH FLORIDA SPEEDWAY FOR 602 WINTER NATIONALS Story By: North Florida Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Danny Johnson of Phelps , N.Y.will be racing a Jeff Brown entry out of Parsonsburg, MD. for the inaugural "Florida Dream" 602 Winter Nationals at North Florida Speedway in Lake City , Florida February 7th through the 10th "The Doctor" as he has been known by for years has numerous Mr. DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Point Championships dating back to 1989 as well as a slew of feature wins dating back to the early 80's. The intended…

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Weedsport Speedway’s Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series Offers More than $36,000 in Winner’s Cash, Plus Small Block Bonuses

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  Weedsport Speedway’s Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series Offers More than $36,000 in Winner’s Cash, Plus Small Block Bonuses Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (January 18, 2019) – Weedsport Speedway’s six-race Stirling Lubricants/ Champion Racing Oil Modified Series is offering up more than $36,000 in winner’s cash including a $2,000 championship bonus, plus $500 Small Block Challenge bonuses at select events. “Modified racing is obviously a staple of Weedsport Speedway and we could not be more excited to partner with Stirling Lubricants and Champion Racing Oil to offer a great…

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THUNDER ON THE HILL PLANS STRONG 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON AT GRANDVIEW

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THUNDER ON THE HILL PLANS STRONG 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY. . . . . NAPA RETURNS AS SERIES SPONSOR, USAC SPRINTS & MIDGETS, PA SPRINT SPEED WEEK, ALL STARS SPRINTS & MODIFIEDS ARE ON THE SCHEDULE Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (JANUARY 17, 2019) – Five exciting events have been scheduled for the 30th Anniversary season of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series at Grandview Speedway, in Bechtelsville, PA. A diverse schedule of events includes three nationally touring racing circuits plus, Thunder staples like the Modifieds and…

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Short Track Super Series Kicks Off Outstanding 2019 at Motorsports Show This Weekend

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Short Track Super Series Kicks Off Outstanding 2019 at Motorsports Show This Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA – Another outstanding season for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco starts in Oaks, Pa., this weekend. The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center provides the setting for 240,000 square feet of ‘nothing but racing’ with the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Race Car & Trade Show Fueled By Sunoco and Distributed By Insinger Performance. The show runs Friday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 20. A vast 600-square-foot display is planned for the Short…

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Norm Hansell Motorsports No. 357 to Anchor Georgetown Speedway Display at Motorsports Show This Weekend

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Norm Hansell Motorsports No. 357 to Anchor Georgetown Speedway Display at Motorsports Show This Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Northeast and Mid-Atlantic auto racing is in the spotlight this weekend at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., and Georgetown Speedway will be there. The Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show Fueled By Sunoco and Distributed by Insinger Performance takes place this Friday-Sunday (Jan. 18-20) with 240,000 square feet of ‘nothing but racing’ inside the Expo Center. Georgetown Speedway boasts a 400-square-foot display in Booths 416-417 and 516-517. The…

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DIRTcar Northeast to Set Up Shop at Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show this Weekend in Oaks, PA

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DIRTcar Northeast to Set Up Shop at Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show this Weekend in Oaks, PA Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - January 15, 2019 – Representatives from DIRTcar Northeast and the World of Outlaws will be on hand at this year’s Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. The 250,000 square foot convention center is the focal point for auto racing in the east for three days, January 18-21. Be sure to stop at the DIRTcar display to get the most up to date information…

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MOTORSPORTS EXPO KICKS OFF 2019 SEASON FOR BOTH BRIDGEPORT & SPIRIT SPEEDWAY

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MOTORSPORTS EXPO KICKS OFF 2019 SEASON FOR BOTH BRIDGEPORT & SPIRIT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ - With the dawn of a new year, Bridgeport Speedway is anxiously waiting to see so many members of their racing family next weekend at the annual Motorsports Expo in Oaks, PA. Hundreds of race cars of all kinds along with hundreds of stock car drivers will all be in one place at one time to cure some of the winter blues on January 18-20. As always, Bridgeport Speedway will be making an impactful…

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Big Diamond Speedway set to make presence at 2019 Motorsports show this weekend in Oaks, PA

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Big Diamond Speedway set to make presence at 2019 Motorsports show this weekend in Oaks, PA Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The 2019 Pioneer Pole Buildings fueled by Sunoco Race Fuels Motorsports Expo is upon us and Big Diamond Speedway along with promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley will be in attendance set to promote their upcoming 2019 race season which will be an active and historic one for the dirt track nestled up in God’s country. The speedway is set to get underway this season on Friday night April 12th with a $4000 to win…

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Erick Rudolph Closes Out 55th Canandaigua Campaign With Big-Block Points Title

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Erick Rudolph Closes Out 55th Canandaigua Campaign With Big-Block Points Title Marcuccilli, Ruggles & DePuy share honors at Land Of Legends Raceway '18 Awards Banquet Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photo By: Don Romeo Third-generation chauffeur Erick Rudolph from Ransomville, N.Y. capped off a stellar season Saturday evening, Jan. 12, as nearly 300 drivers, owners, crew members, track officials, corporate partners, family and friends of racing filled the spacious dining room of the King's Party House in Canandaigua, New York to officially bring to a close the 55th season of auto racing during the 2018 Land Of Legends…

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY OFFERS VARIETY IN THEIR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR 2019

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  GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY OFFERS VARIETY IN THEIR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR 2019 SEVERAL NEW CLASSES OF RACING COMPETITION SCHEDULED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 14, 2019 . . . More than three dozen dates of auto racing are on the schedule being run at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway during the 2019 season, the 57th consecutive season of racing action now being presented by the Rogers Family. T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman stock cars will be the regular Saturday night attraction plus added attractions. Adding variety to the busy schedule will…

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Sunoco Race Fuels Returns to Present $57,500 Short Track Super Series-American Racer Cup ‘Grand Championship’ Quest

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  Sunoco Race Fuels Returns to Present $57,500 Short Track Super Series-American Racer Cup ‘Grand Championship’ Quest Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The most lucrative ‘Grand Championship’ for dirt big-block/small-block Modified competitors belongs to the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco again in 2019. By winning the STSS Halmar International North Region title, Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central crown and overall American Racer Cup, a single driver could take home $57,500. Yes, more than 57k. The STSS Modified circuit features a nine-race North…

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Accept No Imitations: American Racer Cup by Sunoco Returns for 10th Anniversary Season in 2019

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  Accept No Imitations: American Racer Cup by Sunoco Returns for 10th Anniversary Season in 2019 Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Accept no imitations. For the 10th consecutive season, the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels returns to reward competitors with cash awards and tire certificates in 2019. $51,450 in point fund money has been allotted for American Racer Cup Modified and Sportsman competitors at tracks in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, not to mention an expected 500-plus tire certificates to be distributed to racers via pre-season drawings,…

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Night of Champions 2018 – Speeches and More from the DIRTcar Racing Banquet!

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Night of Champions 2018 - Speeches and More from the DIRTcar Racing Banquet! Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos Provided By: DIRTcar The 2018 DIRTcar Racing banquet from the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL was yet another successful night of celebration and reflection from all of the champions in each of the 11 series. Lots of hardware was given out, good friends were seen and great speeches were made before what promises to be yet another exciting year of DIRTcar Racing in 2019. The evening began with the honoring of the Kids Mods class, and the champion Dominic Mertzke. After dinner…

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Five Mile Point Speedway sees new life for 2019 season. Informational Meeting Set For January 26th.

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Five Mile Point Speedway sees new life for 2019 season.  Informational Meeting Set For January 26th. Story By: Tyler Harpell/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…. After an off season filled with uncertainty, Five Mile Point Speedway will officially open its doors for the 69th consecutive season in 2019. After a successful 2018 racing season it was unclear what the future of the speedway would be as Track Operator Andrew Harpell indicated that he would no longer operate the speedway. Upon the news, three familiar faces around the speedway sat down and began talks of becoming the…

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Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Purse Revealed for DIRTcar Northeast Divisions

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Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Purse Revealed for DIRTcar Northeast Divisions Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – January 11, 2019 – Since 1957, Hoosier Racing Tire has developed and manufactured racing tires for thousands of race cars. DIRTcar Northeast is proud to carry their name and logo throughout the Northeast and Canada on Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, and Pro Stocks at dozens of race tracks. DIRTcar Northeast is proud to announce that in 2019, at the Racing Tire will hand out $36,750 to the top weekly racers at the end of…

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2019 New Egypt Speedway Schedule To Showcase A Little Of Everything

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2019 New Egypt Speedway Schedule To Showcase A Little Of Everything; Monster Trucks, Flat Track Motorcycle Racing, Short Track Super Series, Jersey Rush & More Planned Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway’s 2019 schedule will showcase just about everything a motorsports fan can ask for with a plethora of different events that will kick off with the March Meltdown 50 on Saturday March 23rd paying $5,000 to the Modified winner and $400 to start the 50-lap affair. All 2018 Weekly Divisions (Vahlco Wheels Modifieds, Larry’s Hot Rods Northeast Wingless…

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Max McLaughlin to Run K&N Pro Series

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Max McLaughlin to Run K&N Pro Series Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – January 10, 2019 – Heinke-Baldwin Racing would like to wish fellow teammate and friend, Max McLaughlin, the best in his future endeavors as he has signed on with Hattori Racing Enterprises (HRE) to race full-time on the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East for the 2019 season. “This is a tremendous opportunity for me to further my career,” McLaughlin said. “This will be my first concentrated effort in asphalt racing and this will be a big change and challenge.”…

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VP RACING FUELS RETURNING AS SPONSOR FOR SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING EVENTS AT GRANDVIEW

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VP RACING FUELS RETURNING AS SPONSOR FOR SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING EVENTS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AND 2ND ANNUAL BRUCE ROGERS MONEY MAKER MODIFIED SEASON OPENER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA January 13, 2019. . . With the 57th season of NASCAR stock car racing scheduled to get underway at Grandview Speedway on March 30TH with a free-to-the-public practice session interest is already growing in the Saturday night racing action which will feature the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds and T.P.Truck equipment Sportsman stock cars plus added attractions. On Saturday, April 6th, will feature the Bruce Rogers…

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Rob Sherlock Roofing Joins Short Track Super Series for 2019 North Region Heat Sponsorship

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Rob Sherlock Roofing Joins Short Track Super Series for 2019 North Region Heat Sponsorship Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Heat winners on the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region in 2019 will be rewarded. Rob Sherlock Roofing, based in Wurtsboro, N.Y., has signed on to sponsor qualifying heats at all nine STSS Halmar International North Region races kicking off Sunday, April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y. All STSS Modified North Region heat winners will receive $100 cash thanks…

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L&J Sheet Metal Named Title Modified Sponsor for Georgetown Speedway 2019

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L&J Sheet Metal Named Title Modified Sponsor for Georgetown Speedway 2019, Sunoco Takes Super Late Model Naming Rights Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The anticipated 2019 season at Georgetown Speedway is beginning to take shape with the first on-track action planned for March. L&J Sheet Metal, based in Laurel, Del., has taken on the role of title sponsor for the Sussex County facility’s big-block/small-block Modified division in the upcoming season. Meanwhile, Sunoco Race Fuels, via distributor Insinger Performance, will claim naming rights of the Super Late Model division. L&J Sheet Metal, owned and…

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King Of Dirt Racing Announces Unique Title ‘Contender’ Program For 2019

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CHAMPIONSHIP OVERHAUL AT KOD; ONE RACE TO RULE THEM ALL King Of Dirt Racing Announces Unique Title ‘Contender’ Program For 2019 Story By: Rob Hazer/KoD Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com January 8, 2019 (Fonda, NY) – They say to stand out in a crowd something must be unique. King Of Dirt Racing promoter Rob Hazer has no problem thinking outside the box and when competitors chase the tour in 2019 they’ll find themselves locked into a do or die title format that literally changes the game. The ‘Contender’ program will offer a very different and unique championship format for King Of…

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Britten To Battle Malta Field Weekly In 2019

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Britten To Battle Malta Field Weekly In 2019 Story By: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – The best Friday night modified field in Northeast dirt track racing just got a little better. Peter Britten, coming off the best season of his career, will return to Albany-Saratoga Speedway on a weekly basis for 2019. Britten, the native of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, won the 2017 modified point championship at the historic Malta track driving for Andy Romano, but back issues midway through the 2018 season prevented him from making a proper defense of his crown. “I wasn’t happy…

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2019 Fonda 200 Offers $53,000 to Win September 26-28 at Legendary Fonda Speedway

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  2019 Fonda 200 Offers $53,000 to Win September 26-28 at Legendary Fonda Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – $53,000! It’s a number that shocked the dirt Modified world on Saturday night. During the annual Night of Champions Awards Banquet for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, Fonda Speedway promoter Brett Deyo announced the 2019 Fonda 200 will offer $53,000 to win for the Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds! “We’ve been working behind the scenes since we announced the return of the Fonda 200 to get this done,” Deyo…

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Short Track Super Series Honors Top Performers at Saturday ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet, Distributes Record $572,469 in 2018

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Short Track Super Series Honors Top Performers at Saturday ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet, Distributes Record $572,469 in 2018 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS LEHIGH VALLEY, PA – Champions all. Talented competitors from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic congregated in the Mountain Ballroom of the Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center Saturday night to officially culminate the 2018 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. Top performers from the traveling STSS Modified and Sportsman circuits and home-track American Racer Cup were recognized during the festive affair. STSS announcer Jeff Ahlum served as the master of ceremonies…

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Vahlco Wheels Named Sponsor Of New Egypt Speedway Modified Division

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Vahlco Wheels Named Sponsor Of New Egypt Speedway Modified Division Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Vahlco Wheels, located less than a mile away from the New Egypt Speedway has signed on to be the title sponsor of the Modified division at the Ocean County D-Shaped oval for 2019! The division will now be known as the Vahlco Wheels Modifieds at New Egypt Speedway “We are very happy to have Vahlco on board with us as our Modified division sponsor. David and his staff have come a long way in a short…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES 2019 SEASON PLANS

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES 2019 SEASON PLANS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway has put together an exciting schedule of events for the 2019 season! The 2019 season will kick off with the 60 Over Special - the Doug Hoffman Memorial Race that honors the former track champion and promoter. This year's event is scheduled for Saturday, March 30th, just one week after the track's open practice session on Saturday, March 23rd. Colonial Pipeline returns as the title sponsor for the 811 Call Before You Dig 2019 Poker Series. The 60 Over…

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S&D BODYLINE RENEWS THEIR SPONSORSHIP OF THE PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT

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S&D BODYLINE RENEWS THEIR SPONSORSHIP OF THE PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY IN 2019 Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (January 2, 2019) – For the fourth consecutive year, S&D Bodyline, a specialty fabrication business owned by Don Biegley, will sponsor the Perfect Attendance Award at New Egypt Speedway in 2019. “We want to thank Don and S&D Bodyline for sponsoring the Perfect Attendance Award again in 2019. This type of award rewards those drivers who support us each and every event,” stated New Egypt Speedway’s Joey Liquori. All Modified, Sportsman…

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