Dirt Modifieds

It’s a New Era for Historic Orange County Fair Speedway in 2018; ‘Hard Clay Open’ Takes Place Tuesday, May 8

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It’s a New Era for Historic Orange County Fair Speedway in 2018; 'Hard Clay Open' Takes Place Tuesday, May 8 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – It’s a new era for one of the country’s most historic dirt tracks. Orange County Fair Speedway – closing in on its 100th anniversary season in 2019 – is a rejuvenated venue this season, thanks to an influx of capital improvements courtesy of Orange Motorsport and Entertaining (OME) a Nanuet, N.Y.-based Developer and promoter of entertainment venues. OME, just prior to the start of the 2018 season, signed a…

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HOPEFULLY APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS/RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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HOPEFULLY APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS/RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TRIPLEHEADER STOCK CAR ACTION ON SATURDAY, ENDURO AND VINTAGE CARS ON SUNDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA MAY 1, 2018 . . . There is the old saying “April showers bring May flowers” and the management of Grandview Speedway hopes that April showers will be bringing great weather for NASCAR stock car racing and other planned events during the month of May. Just two of five scheduled events were able to be presented in April. Last Saturday’s tripleheader fell victim to the…

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Anticipation High for Orange County Fair Speedway ‘Hard Clay Open’

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Anticipation High for Orange County Fair Speedway ‘Hard Clay Open’ Tuesday, May 8; Bonuses Add Up for Racers! Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – A one-month delay has only built more anticipation for the ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway Tuesday, May 8. A full 30 days after its originally scheduled date was nixed by a late winter, the 2018 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region gets underway at the ‘Legendary House of Power’ five-eighths-mile track. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds bring their brand of “sail…

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CRSA Sprint Cars to make first 2018 OCFS appearance

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COMPETITORS AND FANS BOTH HOPING FOR CLEAR SKIES AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY, SATURDAY, MAY 5 CRSA Sprint Cars to make first 2018 appearance Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photo By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (April 30)……..With the score Mother Nature 1 – Racers 1, everyone is hoping for clear skies when weekly racing resumes Saturday, May 5 at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. In addition to the headline Big-Block Modifieds, the compelling Sportsman, the youngsters in the Rookie Sportsman division, and the action-packed Street Stocks, the open-wheel Capital Region Sprint Agency (CRSA) Sprint Cars will make its…

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Van Pelt Starts Quest For 20th Title With Woodhull Victory

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Van Pelt Starts Quest For 20th Title With Woodhull Victory Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photo By: Joe Kamiski/Woodhull Raceway (WOODHULL, NY) – Mother Nature stepped aside and let Woodhull Raceway take center stage as the only Modified track in New York State get their event in Saturday night. It was a season opener that saw a passing shower roll through Steuben County at 3:30, but provided enough clearing to get their complete program in before rains came back just after 11:00. Billy Van Pelt started the defense of his 2017 track championship and began his quest for a record…

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RUTSKI AND VACLAVICEK SCORE TWIN 20 WINS AT NES

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RUTSKI AND VACLAVICEK SCORE WINS ON TWIN TWENTY NIGHT AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 29, 2018) - On Twin Twenty Night at New Egypt Speedway, Rich Rutski and Kevin Vaclavicek each scored a Modified feature win. The Crate Modified main event was won by Dan Fleming. Jon Meyer captured the victory in the Street Stock race. The Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman feature went to Bobby Holzwarth. Joe Garey, Sr. took top honors in the 4-Cylinder contest. After three attempts, the first 20-lap Modified feature began with…

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“Money in the Mountains” race at Big Diamond goes to the “Diamond Cutter” Duane Howard

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“Money in the Mountains” race at Big Diamond goes to the “Diamond Cutter” Duane Howard Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Despite of all the adversaries that were presented to Big Diamond Speedway yesterday, promoter Jake Smulley was able to provide a very raceable track to the teams and drivers to compete on throughout the night. With rain all morning and cloudy damp conditions the rest of the day the track crew was able to get the dirt oval in racing shape for the night’s events. It was “No Sweat Service Group” night at the speedway…

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Utica-Rome Speedway Moves 57th Season Opener to Sunday May 6

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Utica-Rome Speedway Moves 57th Season Opener to Sunday May 6; Practice to be Held on Wednesday May 2 Story By: John Tiff/Utica Rome Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY – More rains this week along with rain, snow, wind, and cold temperatures forecast for Sunday April 29 have left Utica-Rome Speedway officials no choice but to push back the 57th season opener once more to Sunday May 6. The seemingly endless rains this week have left the spectator parking area saturated. As a result, the scheduled racing program has been canceled for Sunday April 29. Instead, the speedway is…

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FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY OFF ON SATURDAY – RACE NOW SCHEDULED FOR THIS TUESDAY

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FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY OFF ON SATURDAY – RACE NOW SCHEDULED FOR THIS TUESDAY. BEAUTIFUL DAY FORECAST PER WEATHER OUTLETS. RACING ON TUESDAY BEGINS AT 7:15 P.M. Story By: Andy Harpell/FMP Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…On Friday officials at Five Mile Point Speedway did yet another “weather dance” postponing racing for Saturday, April 28th. This is the fourth event lost to the miserable spring weather this season. Track officials did announce that a special three division racing show will be held this Tuesday, May 1st at 7:15 p.m. The weather looks fantastic for the makeup event now on the…

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Bicknell Racing Products on Track for Another Record Breaking Year

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Bicknell Racing Products on Track for Another Record Breaking Year Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Bicknell Racing Products is once again on track for yet another record breaking year. This time last year Bicknell Racing Products was in the process of building car no.190. As of this week, Bicknell is currently in the process of building car no.210. In 2017, car no.210 wasn’t released until July, making Bicknell officially two months ahead of schedule. “We sold a lot of cars last year, so we anticipated a less busy year this year,” said co-owner, Randy Williamson. In…

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‘Hard Clay Open’ Set For Tuesday, May 8 at Orange County Fair Speedway

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Rescheduled Short Track Super Series ‘Hard Clay Open’ Set For Tuesday, May 8 at Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Southeastern New York’s first major dirt Modified event of the season was postponed by one month in April. But it will be worth the wait. On Tuesday, May 8, N.Y.’s Orange County Fair Speedway is set to kick off the 10-race Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region with the fifth ‘Hard Clay Open’ at the five-eighths-mile oval. The STSS Halmar International North…

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BRETT HEARN’S BIG SHOW EVENT RAMPING UP

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BRETT HEARN’S BIG SHOW EVENT RAMPING UP Special Attractions Part Of 10th Anniversary Celebration Story By: Rob Hazer/Big Show X Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com April 26, 2018 (Malta, NY) – Brett Hearn’s Big Show will be turning 10 this year when the biggest summer event in the Capital District comes to life on June 26th along with the stars and cars of the Super DIRTcar Big Block Series at Albany Saratoga Speedway. Making it to 10 years these days shows incredible perseverance and staying power. During the previous nine Big Shows there have been seven different winners proving Brett Hearn’s…

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Deron Rust Memorial Next At Georgetown Speedway Friday, May 4

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Deron Rust Memorial Next At Georgetown Speedway Friday, May 4 Honoring True Supporter of Delaware Dirt Racing Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A man with true passion for Delaware auto racing and particularly Georgetown Speedway will be honored on Friday, May 4. Deron Rust, standout First State driver who later took over the promotional reigns at Georgetown, will be remembered with the annual running of the Deron Rust Memorial at the Sussex County track. Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds headline the card with qualifying and a 33-lap main event offering $3,396 to the winner and…

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Fulton Speedway Successful Test & Tune In The Books; Next The Highbank Holdup Weekend This Friday & Saturday, April 27-28

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Fulton Speedway Successful Test & Tune In The Books; Next The Highbank Holdup Weekend This Friday & Saturday, April 27-28 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – What seemed like the never-ending off-season finally came to an end Tuesday night at the Fulton Speedway with Saturday's postponed Test & Tune. Eighty cars were signed in the pits as racers got to see their long winter hours in the race shop pay off as they hit the speedway to shake their cars down before the start the 2018 racing season. One thing was apparent walking the…

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McCREADIE WINS “BRING IT!” SEASON OPENER IN FRONT OF SRO CROWD

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McCREADIE WINS “BRING IT!” SEASON OPENER IN FRONT OF SRO CROWD Victory Worth $7,500 Story By: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (April 25, 2018) - The season opener for the Albany-Saratoga Speedway kicked off Tuesday Night with a huge $7,500 to win “BRING IT!” modified feature. A stellar field of cars in all four divisions led to some fantastic racing at “The Great Race Place” in front of a standing room only crowd, The Modified feature, undoubtedly one of the best feature finishes that will be seen all year, started off with Brian Gleason in his…

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Utica-Rome Schedules Practice for Thursday, April 26; Opener a Go for Sunday, April 29

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Utica-Rome Schedules Practice for Thursday, April 26; Opener a Go for Sunday, April 29 Story By: John Tiff/Utica Rome Speedway Photos By: Jeff & Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY – It may be hard to believe but it seems like spring has finally sprung in Central New York which is some good news for the management at the Utica-Rome Speedway. With the sunshine over the weekend track crews were finally able to get out on the racing surface in preparation for the season opener. After working tirelessly on the surface over the course of this past weekend the speedway is finally…

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THE BIG SHOW 10 RETURNS TO ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY ON TUESDAY, JUNE 26

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THE BIG SHOW 10 RETURNS TO ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY ON TUESDAY, JUNE 26 Reserved and VIP seating goes on sale May 15 Story By: John Snyder/Brett Hearn's Big Show X Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SUSSEX, NJ (April 22)……..For the past nine years, “The Big Show” midweek Super DIRTcar Series races have been an annual highlight of Northeast dirt track Modified racing. Presented by champion driver Brett Hearn and his Driven Marketing promotional team, The Big Show 10 returns to Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Tuesday, June 26. And as in past seasons, a sellout crowd is expected at the Malta, New York track.…

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TWIN 20-LAP FEATURES FOR THE MODIFIEDS AND MS MOTORSPORTS ARE ON TAP THIS WEEK AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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TWIN 20-LAP FEATURES FOR THE MODIFIEDS AND MS MOTORSPORTS ARE ON TAP THIS WEEK AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 24, 2018) - A fan favorite show is on tap for Saturday, April 28 at New Egypt Speedway as twin 20-lap features for the mighty Modifieds headline the racing program. The racing activity will be enhanced with an appearance by Ms Motorsports 2018, Leslie Donegan. She will be on hand greeting and signing posters for fans. With two Modified features to be staged this Saturday, Billy Pauch, Jr.,…

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PERREGO WINS MODIFIED SHAKELTON NAPA AUTO & TRUCK PARTS SUMMER SLAM RACE 1 AT FMP

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ANTHONY PERREGO WINS MODIFIED SHAKELTON NAPA AUTO & TRUCK PARTS SUMMER SLAM RACE 1 AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY. Story By: Andy Harpell/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…Anthony Perrego picked up where he left off at Five Mile Point Speedway in 2017 as he recorded the victory in the Modified opening event with a last lap pass for the win. Perrego collected $2,000 for the victory in the 30 lap Shakelton NAPA Auto & Truck Parts Sunday Summer Slam. Perrego ended the 2017 at Five Mile Point Speedway with the Modified victory on the National Quarter…

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TRIPLEHEADER NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING ACTION AT GRANDVIEW ON SATURDAY NIGHT

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TRIPLEHEADER NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING ACTION AT GRANDVIEW ON SATURDAY NIGHT START OF MONTH OF MAY RACING WILL INCLUDE STARTING TIME CHANGE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 24, 2018 . . . The battle for the lucrative NASCAR and track point titles is underway at Grandview Speedway and it all continues on Saturday night (April 28) with a tripleheader card of NASCAR stock car racing. Featured in the 7 p.m. Saturday show on the one-third-mile, banked clay oval will be the NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman stock cars with a…

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“Money in the Mountains” scheduled to take place this Friday April 27th at Big Diamond Speedway.

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6th Annual “Money in the Mountains” Race scheduled to take place this Friday April 27th at Big Diamond Speedway.   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Postponed twice due to our extended northeast winter, this Friday Big Diamond Speedway will once again present the 6th Annual “Money in the Mountains” race for the Modifieds. This Friday will also be “No Sweat Service Group” night as the mighty Modifieds will take part in the 40-Lap Big Block / Small Block challenge race paying a nice sum of $6000 to the winner with $400 to take the green.…

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New Bridgeport 3/8ths-Mile Debuts With Thrilling Last-Lap Pass, Short Track Super Series to Invade Sunday

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New Bridgeport 3/8ths-Mile Debuts With Thrilling Last-Lap Pass, Short Track Super Series to Invade Sunday Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – A last-lap pass drew the crowd to its feet and set the stage for Sunday’s ‘South Jersey Shootout’ on the ALL-NEW three-eighths-mile located at Bridgeport Speedway. The recently completed Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Speedway at the South Jersey complex hosted its first event this past Sunday (April 22) as a tune-up for the upcoming visit by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco this Sunday, April…

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21ST ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM TO OPEN THUNDER ON THE HILL SERIES SUNDAY MAY 27

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NAPA AUTO PARTS PRESENTS. . . . . PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS 21ST ANNUAL BIG BLOCK/358 MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM TO OPEN THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES SUNDAY NIGHT, MAY 27 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com For the twenty-ninth season, the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on Hill Racing Series will return to the Grandview Speedway and the 2018 season open will showcase one of the most successful events, the Pioneer Pole Building 21st Annual Traffic Jam for Modifieds. The Traffic Jam will be a Big Block/358 Modified 40 lap event joined by the Sportsman and MASS Sprint Cars all…

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SMALL BLOCK MODIFIEDS AND URC SPRINT CARS SHARE THE PROGRAM APRIL 28 AT OCFS

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SMALL BLOCK MODIFIEDS AND URC SPRINT CARS SHARE THE PROGRAM APRIL 28 AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (April 22)……..With Opening Night jitters out of the way, the more than 100 Orange County Fair Speedway race car drivers are primed for the second night of exciting stock car racing Saturday night, April 28 at the historic Middletown, New York track. Sharing top billing will be the Small-Block Modifieds and the United Racing Club (URC) 360 Sprint Cars. The Sportsman and Street Stocks will also be in competition. All divisions will run…

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Hearn Starts Lebanon Valley Title Defense With Victory

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Brett Hearn Starts Lebanon Valley Title Defense With Victory Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Saturday night saw Lebanon Valley Speedway open up the year with some exciting on-track action in chilly temperatures. For Brett Hearn, the task was simply to pick up from where he left off in 2017. By virtue of winning his heat race, Andy Bachetti started from the pole while Hearn was fourth. In a matter of a couple of laps, Hearn was already up to second and pressing for the lead. Further back, Kenny Tremont Jr. was moving forward from the…

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FRIESEN SCORES HIS THIRD CAREER “ICE JAM” WIN AT FONDA WORTH $5,500

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FRIESEN SCORES HIS THIRD CAREER “ICE JAM” WIN AT FONDA WORTH $5,500 Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – Stewart Friesen has been successful in winning big money dirt track racing events in recent weeks starting with the Bruce Rogers Memorial event at Grandview worth $7,500 followed by the Battle of the Bay at Georgetown worth $6,111. Now he can add to that list the “Ice Jam” at the Fonda Speedway which he won on Saturday evening worth $5,500 for the win. Friesen started on the pole after winning heat race number one and…

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SNYDER, GRIM AND WATT CAPTURE CHECKERED FLAGS AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT

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DANNY SNYDER, BRAD GRIM AND RYAN WATT CAPTURE CHECKERED FLAGS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY NIGHT BRETT PETERS AND RICKY RUTT WINNERS IN VINTAGE RACING FEATURE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 22, 2018 . . . A full card of regular season NASCAR points paying events Saturday night at Grandview Speedway got the 2018 racing season underway on a very exciting note, as Danny Snyder, Brad Grim and Ryan Watt, all, took home Opening Night wins at the popular high-banked third-mile clay oval in Bechtelsville, PA. The 25-lap Late Model triumph by Snyder…

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PAUCH GOES BACK-TO-BACK AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY FROM 24TH

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PAUCH PICKS UP HIS SECOND NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY CHECKERED FLAG OF THE YEAR Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 22, 2018) - At New Egypt Speedway, Billy Pauch, Jr. picked up his second checkered flag of the year after beating his rivals in the Modified feature. Art Liedl was victorious in the Hammer Sportsman main event. The Crate Modified feature was won by Jordan Cox. Eric Jennings took top honors in the Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars feature. Ryan Heim won the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman race.…

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Super DIRTcar Series And Empire Super Sprints Highlight Fulton Speedway Highbank Holdup Weekend

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Modified Super DIRTcar Series And Empire Super Sprints Highlight Fulton Speedway Highbank Holdup Weekend April 27-28 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide FULTON, NY – In less than a week the Fulton Speedway will roar back to life with one of the “Must See” events of 2018 with the “Highbank Holdup” weekend on Friday & Saturday, April 27-28. Friday, April 27 the winged warriors of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will unleash their methanol breathing beasts on the ‘Highbanks’ when some of the best 360 Sprint Car racers in the Northeast will be…

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FOUR DIVISIONS OF RACING EXCITEMENT AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT

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FOUR DIVISIONS OF RACING EXCITEMENT AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA April 20, 2018 . . . It is going to be an action packed night of auto racing at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night (April 21) with four divisions of racing excitement being offered. Even though there is a fourth division of racing being presented there is no increase in admission prices. Fans will be treated to the start of the NASCAR season with the TP Trailers 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman stock cars in action while the Blast…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA POSTPONES OPENER TO APRIL 24

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ALBANY-SARATOGA POSTPONES OPENER TO APRIL 24 Weather Forecast & Wet Grounds Causes Delay Story By: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (April 19, 2018) – Albany-Saratoga Speedway’s opening night has fallen victim to the cold, snow and rain that has plagued the area in recent days. The opening night of racing will now be Tuesday, April 24 with grandstand gates opening at 5 p.m. and the pit area opening at 3 p.m. “I hate having to make this call but with a forecast of daytime temperatures in the low 40’s and nighttime in the low 30’s it…

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Page Trucking Joins All-Star Partner Lineup for Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame Weekend in July

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Page Trucking Joins All-Star Partner Lineup for Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame Weekend in July Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 19, 2018) – The all-new Hall of Fame Weekend at Weedsport Speedway on July 28-29 is quickly making headlines as the blockbuster event of the summer in Central New York motorsports circles and now the weekend has a new partner in Page Trucking. Two full nights of racing will include the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Hall of Fame 100 presented by Beam Mack Sales & Service and Page…

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OPENING DAY IS SET FOR DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8 MILE AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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OPENING DAY IS SET FOR DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8 MILE AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com So race fans - when was the last time that you attended the opening of a NEW race track? Well that day has arrived! The grand opening of the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track at the Bridgeport Speedway is coming this Sunday as four divisions of racing will take place on the new racing surface in the first event of the Pre-Season points. The Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, Stewart Stainless 602 Crate…

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Fulton Speedway Test & Tune Moved To Tuesday, April 24

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Fulton Speedway Test & Tune Moved To Tuesday, April 24; Highbank Holdup Weekend April 27-28 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Matthew Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Between all the winter melting snow, and unusually wet start to spring, Fulton Speedway officials have decided to move Saturday, April 21 Test & Tune until Tuesday, April 24. Gates will open at 4:30 pm with cars hitting the speedway at 5:30 pm. Practice is open to any car that runs on dirt. Pit is $20 with the main grandstand free for the fans. Just three days after the Test & Tune the…

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POINT BATTLES KICK OFF FOR ALL THREE DIVISIONS OF STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW ON SATURDAY

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POINT BATTLES KICK OFF FOR ALL THREE DIVISIONS OF STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW ON SATURDAY, APRIL 21ST Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 17, 2018 . . . When NASCAR stock car racing gets the green flag at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, April 21st, two 10-time champions, Craig VonDohren and Jeff Strunk, will be trying to be the first to reach 11 championships. VonDohren has earned the T.P.Trailers 358 Modified championships the last three years and his strong third place effort in the VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial last Saturday showed that…

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Honeoye Auto Parts Partners with Justin Haers

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Honeoye Auto Parts Partners with Justin Haers Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The hot shoe out of Phelps, New York, Justin Haers, is excited to welcome Honeoye Auto Parts aboard his Big Block Modified team. “Doug Dulen has been around racing for as long as I can remember,” Haers said. “I’m excited for this opportunity to have him and his business be a part of the team.” Owner of Honeoye Auto Parts, Doug Dulen, has kept a close eye on Haers for quite some time. “He gave us a call and said he liked our performances the…

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Weekend Winners Pauch Jr. and Friesen to Chase Huge $6,000 Payday Thursday at Georgetown

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Weekend Winners Billy Pauch Jr. and Stewart Friesen to Chase Huge $6,000 Sunoco Modified Payday Thursday at Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified racer could take home $6,000 from Georgetown Speedway on Thursday night. And two of the weekend’s big-money winners are heading south to chase it. Billy Pauch Jr., who won both Friday night’s opener at Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa., and Saturday’s lid-lifter at New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway, and Stewart Friesen, the victor in the Bruce Rogers Memorial Saturday at Grandview Speedway…

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OPENING DAY HISTORY AT THE “TRACK OF CHAMPIONS” FONDA SPEEDWAY

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OPENING DAY HISTORY AT THE “TRACK OF CHAMPIONS” FONDA SPEEDWAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – When the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway opens its gates for the 2018 season opener on Saturday, April 21 another chapter will be started in the history books of the Montgomery County Fairgrounds facility. The 65th consecutive season of racing at the historic facility begins at 4:00 p.m. with the annual 50-lap Ice Jam event for the modifieds paying $5,500 to win. All other regular divisions will also be in action as points will also begin in all…

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PAUCH IS VICTORIOUS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S 2018 SEASON OPENER

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PAUCH IS VICTORIOUS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S 2018 SEASON OPENER Story By: Mike Wizniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff New Egypt, NJ (April 15, 2018) - On Opening Night at New Egypt Speedway, presented by Oliver Communications Group, Billy Pauch, Jr. was victorious in the extra distance 40-lap Modified feature. Pat Wall topped the field in the Hammer Sportsman race. The Street Stock feature was won by Bill Liedtka. Ryan Heim took the checkered flag in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie contest. As the 40-lap double point Modified feature got underway, polesitter Steve Davis sped to the front…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA “BRING IT!” OPENER JUST DAYS AWAY

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ALBANY-SARATOGA “BRING IT!” OPENER JUST DAYS AWAY Invaders Expected Include Decker, Friesen, Fuller, McLaughlin and Phelps Story By: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (April 14, 2018) – The 2018 season will begin on Friday, April 20, for “The Great Race Place” and while there are many who are anxious none are more so than promoter Lyle DeVore. It is also a highly anticipated day for Albany-Saratoga Speedway fans. The opening night 44-lap main event, paying $7,500 to win, is being sponsored by long-time supporters Bart Contracting (Copake, NY) and Schaghticoke Wine & Spirits (Schaghticoke, NY) and…

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FRIESEN WINS VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW

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STEWART FRIESEN WINS VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW, KEVIN HIRTHLER TOPS THE SPORTSMAN FIELD Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. April 15, 2018 . . . Mother Nature finally cooperated with the racing community on Saturday night and produced beautiful weather and the 56th racing season at Grandview Speedway got underway in front of a very large turnout of fans. Close to 50 small and big block Modifieds lined the pits to participate in the events leading up to the first annual Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker 50-lap race sponsored by VP…

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WEATHER LOOKING GREAT FOR THE VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL

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WEATHER LOOKING GREAT, VISITORS MATT SHEPPARD AND BILLY PAUCH LEAD GREAT FIELD OF TALENT FOR THE VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY LATEST RACEDAY INFO FOR FANS AND RACERS Story By:  Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 12, 2018 . . . The weather forecast for Saturday at Grandview Speedway is looks good. Matt Sheppard, Billy Pauch, Ryan Watt and a host of other top Modified talents are heading to the Bechtelsville track to take part in the First Annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial which will pit a bevy of…

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Brewerton And Fulton Speedways’ Welcomes Back Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux For The 2018 Racing Season

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Brewerton And Fulton Speedways’ Welcomes Back Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux For The 2018 Racing Season Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The management of the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways is pleased to announce Big Block Modified racer Billy Whittaker and his Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux, located just minutes north of the Brewerton Speedway on Rt. 11, will continue their major support of both tracks during the 2018 racing season. From the official pace car, to the title sponsor of the Fulton Speedway RUSH Late Models, plus some of the most…

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Big Diamond Speedway to present their 47th Annual Season Opener on April 13

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Big Diamond Speedway set to present their 47th Annual Season Opener on Friday, April 13   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com With a long awaited favorable forecast predicted for this Friday, all systems are go for Big Diamond Speedway to open their 47th season of competition on Friday, April 13th. It will be Schaeffer Motorsports night at the track nestled up in “God’s Country” when the roar of the engines finally come to life in 2018. Headlining the big show on opening night will be the Mattera’s Electrical & General Contracting mighty 358 Modifieds as…

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Short Track Super Series Set For Only 2018 New Jersey Appearance Sunday, April 29 On Bridgeport Three-Eighths-Mile

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Short Track Super Series Set For Only 2018 New Jersey Appearance Sunday, April 29 On Bridgeport Three-Eighths-Mile Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BRIDGEPORT, NJ – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco will make just one appearance in New Jersey this season. And it will be a memorable one. The all-new Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Speedway three-eighths-mile clay oval located inside South Jersey’s Bridgeport Speedway will host the powerful STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and the STSS Crate 602 Sportsman on Sunday, April 29 for the ‘South Jersey Shootout’ event! After three ‘South…

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The Chase Begins This Saturday Night April 14th At NES

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The Chase Begins This Saturday Night April 14th When Oliver Communications Presents Opening Day At New Egypt Speedway   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ace Lane Jr./RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Points races begin this coming Saturday night April 14th when Oliver Comunications Group presents Opening Day at New Egypt Speedway. The Modifieds will be the headline division with a 40-Lap double points affair paying $2,750 to win, also in action will be the Mid Atlantic 305 Sprint Car Series, Hammer Sportsman, Street Stocks, the debut of the 4-Cylinder’s and the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman. Pit Gates…

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Varin Wants To Be King; Will Throw Down For Crown In 2018

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Bobby Varin Wants To Be King; Will Throw Down For Crown In 2018 Story By: Rob Kazer/KoD Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com April 8, 2018 (Fonda, NY) – Sharon Springs New York driver Bobby Varin is excited to throw down for the crown in the summer of 2018. Varin and car owners Alton and Carole Palmer have announced their intentions on chasing the King Of Dirt Racing 358 Modified championship. Varin and the Palmer Racing Team announced recently during a CNY Motorsports interview with Camden Proud they would be adding the KOD Small Block Series to their summer schedule…

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Buzz Builds for Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 ‘Battle of the Bay’

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Buzz Builds for Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 ‘Battle of the Bay’ Featuring Sunoco Modified and RUSH Late Model Double-Headliner Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A definite “buzz” is in the air surrounding the ‘Battle of the Bay’ at Georgetown Speedway. The first-time happening at the Sussex County half-mile oval takes place on Thursday, April 19 with two headline events on the docket. Thanks to a pair of generous sponsors, the stakes have risen for the Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds. Taylor and Messick of Harrington, Del., has boosted the winner’s share of the Modified…

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American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Points Get Underway This Friday, April 13

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American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Points Get Underway This Friday, April 13 Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The 2018 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco gets the official “green flag” this Friday night, April 13. Points begin tabulating for the lucrative home-track program this Friday night. The standings will be tracked through Labor Day Weekend when overall, regional and home-track champions will be crowned. Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa., will host its Season Opener Friday and drivers at the Coal Region track will be the first to…

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GRANDVIEW TRYING AGAIN WITH VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL MONEY MAKER CLASSIC ON SATURDAY, APRIL 14

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TRYING AGAIN WITH VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL MONEY MAKER CLASSIC ON SATURDAY, APRIL 14 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 9, 2018 . . . OK, let’s try this again. The VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker Classic at Grandview Speedway is set for Saturday, April 14th at 7pm after being weathered out last Saturday. With $7,500 posted for the winner and $1,000 guaranteed just for making the starting field for the 50-lapper that has Small Block Modifieds going up against the Big Block Modifieds the race has…

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