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Weedsport’s Sportsman Classic Provides Family Fun, Food, Fireworks and Fierce Track Action

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Weedsport’s Sportsman Classic Provides Family Fun, Food, Fireworks and Fierce Track Action Story By: Dan Pauscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 29, 2018) – The Independence holiday brings families and friends together in honor of our great nation and Weedsport Speedway is set to welcome race fans to its annual holiday party known as the Sportsman Classic on Tuesday, July 3. With just $20 carload spectator admission, fans are encouraged to bring the entire family with a full appetite to the 5th annual Sportsman spectacular, which will also feature the RUSH Dirt Late Model Series and the…

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VANHORN AND ROSS ARE THE TOP GUNSLINGERS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S GARDEN STATE GUNFIGHT

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VANHORN AND ROSS ARE THE TOP GUNSLINGERS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S GARDEN STATE GUNFIGHT 2 Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (June 28, 2018) - At New Egypt Speedway's Garden State Gunfight 2, David VanHorn scored the win in the Modified feature to take the top prize of $6,000. Cale Ross topped the field in the Crate Modifieds vs. Open Sportsman contest. As the green flag waved in the 60-lap Modified feature, Frank Cozze fired to the front of the field with Duane Howard, Matt Stangle, Kevin Vaclavicek and Jim Britt next in line.…

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HBR Racing Recap 6/27/18

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HBR Racing Recap 6/27/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – June 27, 2018 – The Heinke Baldwin race team had another strong showing with the Super DIRTcar Series by posting two podium finishes at Tuesday night’s Big Show X at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. The weekend for the HBR team kicked off Friday evening at their weekly home track, Brewerton Speedway. Jimmy Phelps started sixth in his heat race and clawed his way through to win it. Phelps’ heat race win lined him up on the outside of the sixth row for the main event. “Friday…

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Fulton Speedway Set To Host Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series Saturday, June 30

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Fulton Speedway Set To Host Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series Saturday, June 30; No Track Handicapping, Draw At The Pit Gate, Timed Hot Laps, Top 12 Feature Redraw Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – After a week off for school graduations, the fans and racers are raring to go back at it on Fulton Speedway ‘Highbanks’ this Saturday, June 30 presented by Collectibles Galore and Oswego County Today. Since the joint announcement during the off-season, interest is high for the 50-lap, $2,000-To-Win Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series opener this Saturday. More than one racer,…

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LATE MODELS IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY FOR FIRECRACKER 40

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LATE MODELS IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY FOR FIRECRACKER 40, JULY 7TH T.P.TRAILERS NASCAR 358 MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN ALSO PART OF TRIPLEHEADER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 27, 2018 . . . The biggest event of the season is coming up for the Late Model stock cars at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, July 7th when the annual Firecracker 40 takes place. With $1,200 offered to the winner, based on an 18 car field of entries, $800 for second and $500 for third along with $200 just to take the green in the…

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American Flat Track Motorcycle Series to Debut at Weedsport Speedway on July 7

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American Flat Track Motorcycle Series to Debut at Weedsport Speedway on July 7; Kick-Off Party and Stunt Show on July 6 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY (June 27, 2018) – The American Flat Track motorcycle series is known nationwide for its handlebar to handlebar action and for the first time the tour will make a stop at Weedsport Speedway on July 6-7 for its New York Short Track special. America’s original extreme sport, American Flat Track is in its 66th consecutive year of two-wheel competition this season with the overall championship encompassing eight one-mile races, five half-mile races,…

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Brewerton Speedway Set For Racing And The Crunching Metal Of “Destruction At The Demon” Friday, June 29

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Brewerton Speedway Set For Racing And The Crunching Metal Of "Destruction At The Demon" Friday, June 29; 7:15 pm Race Time For Holdover Sportsman Feature Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – This Friday, June 29 the Brewerton Speedway is set for a fan favorite, the “Destruction at the Demon” night of racing and Demolition Derbies presented by Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux. There will be a slight time adjustment to start the night. Grandstands will open at 5:30 pm, hot laps 6:25 pm, with racing starting at 7:15 pm with the June 22 holdover…

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Friesen Fast In Big Show X

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Friesen Fast In Big Show X Race Report By: Tom Boggie / Albany Saratoga Speedway Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com MALTA NY – Wasn’t it Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra who once said, “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over? Berra would have loved Brett Hearn’s “Big Show 10” at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Tuesday night. About 15 minutes after it looked like Matt Sheppard of Waterloo was going to complete a total domination of the 100-lap Super DIRT Series race, Stewart Friesen of Sprakers was standing in victory lane, saying “We’ll take them any way we can.” “Them” was…

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Mahaney A Quiet Short Track Super Series Force Entering Accord

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Mike Mahaney A Quiet Short Track Super Series Force Entering Accord Speedway Tuesday, July 3 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jay Fish & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Stewart Friesen has stolen the headlines so far, but Mike Mahaney is emerging as a quiet force in the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. Friesen has won both STSS Halmar International North Region races contested in 2018 and leads the $12,500 championship battle. However, Mahaney is not far behind. The 28-year-old King Ferry, N.Y., driver sits second in the STSS Halmar International North Region standings…

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FOUR DIVISIONS OF RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY

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FOUR DIVISIONS OF RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY INCLUDING MODIFIEDS, SPORTSMAN, VINTAGE RACERS AND MID ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES SPONSORED BY BECHTELSVILLE CAR WASH FIRECRACKER 40 FOR LATE MODELS SET FOR JULY 7, $1200 TO WIN, $200 TO TAKE GREEN LATEST NASCAR POINT STANDINGS SHOW GULAR, REIMERT AND SNYDER ON TOP Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 25, 2018 . . . Sprint car racing will be part of the big four division show of racing presented by Bechtelsville Car Wash on Saturday, June 30th at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway. The MASS 305 Sprinters…

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POKER SERIES RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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POKER SERIES RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsen Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The 2018 811 Dig Safe Poker Series returns to the Bridgeport Speedway this Sunday, July 1st for the second hand of this year's competition. The 5/8th mile speedway will host a 4x4 Misfits Show on Saturday with racing moving to Sunday prior to the Fourth of July Holiday for the running of the All American 40. Going into the second hand of this year's competition, race winners, Ryan Watt, Adam McAuliffe and Rich Stinson, Jr. each hold an Ace in their Poker…

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$10 GRANDSTAND ADMISSION, DOLLAR DOGS, MODIFIEDS AND MR. CRATE CLASSIC HIGHLIGHT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S THROWBACK NIGHT ON SATURDAY, JUNE 30

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$10 GRANDSTAND ADMISSION, DOLLAR DOGS, MODIFIEDS AND MR. CRATE CLASSIC HIGHLIGHT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S THROWBACK NIGHT ON SATURDAY, JUNE 30 Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (June 24, 2018) - For the past couple of seasons, fans have asked for a lower admission cost. Track officials at New Egypt Speedway have listened and adult admission to the grandstand will only be $10 for Throwback Night on Saturday, June 30. Also, fans will be able to purchase hot dogs from the concession stand for only $1. The race card on this special evening of…

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Short Track Super Series Invades Accord Speedway ‘Bullring’ July 3

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You Better Hold On Tight For This 12-Second Ride: Short Track Super Series Invades Accord Speedway ‘Bullring’ July 3 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – You better hold on tight for this 12-second ride! The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco heads to the ‘Ulster County Bullring’ of Accord Speedway on the eve of Independence Day: Tuesday, July 3. The Palmer family’s “elbow’s-up” quarter-mile oval is set for 50 laps of STSS big-block/small-block Modified action in Round No. 3 of the series’ Halmar International North Region. Racing action at Accord…

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Chad Phelps Grabs Popular Brewerton Speedway Modified Win

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Chad Phelps Grabs Popular Brewerton Speedway Modified Win; Demolition Derbies Friday, June 29 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Chad Phelps from New Haven, NY has knocked on the Brewerton Speedway victory lane door the last few seasons coming up just short. On Friday night Phelps not only knocked on victory lane door, he kicked it wide open, grabbing the 35-lap Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modified feature win. Battling in the top-five most of the race, Chad Phelps would move into second and set his sights on leader Jim Witko. Lap after…

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Bay Wings It, Inman Grittiest & Pangrazio Pounces For First LOLR Triumphs

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Bay Wings It, Inman Grittiest & Pangrazio Pounces For First LOLR Triumphs 'Friday Night Fights' outlast rain to open dirt doubleheader at Land Of Legends Raceway Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – Land Of Legends Raceway was the site of 'Friday Night Fights' presented by Champion Power Equipment/SuperGen Products & VP Small Engine Fuel, with short-track heavyweights Alysha Bay, Kyle Inman and Josh Pangrazio topping the special three-round race card in Canandaigua. Bay survived six caution periods and a pair of red flags to score her first career SuperGen Products with Champion Power…

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Mueller records first career win at Malta

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Mueller records first career win at Malta Race Report By: Tom Boogie/ Albany Saratoga Speedway Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com MALTA, NY – Jessey Mueller may have set a record Friday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. Does anyone have the official record for most photos taken in victory lane? The 23-year-old driver from Olmstedville, N.Y., scored a wildly popular victory Friday night, holding off a late charge from Ronnie Johnson to record his first career win at the historic Malta track in the 35-lap modified feature. Mueller began his open wheel racing career on the asphalt at Albany-Saratoga and…

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IT’S TIME FOR THE BIG SHOW 10!! A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS EVENT!

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IT’S TIME FOR THE BIG SHOW 10!! A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS EVENT! Story By: John Snyder/Big Show X Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SUSSEX, NJ (June 22)……..The countdown has begun. It’ll be here before you know it. This coming Tuesday, June 26, champion race car driver Brett Hearn presents ”The Big Show 10,” a 100-lap Super DIRTcar Modified Series race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in Malta, New York. Paying $10,000 to win, The Big Show 10 is one of the premier dirt track Modified race meets of the summer season. Fans can expect to see an outstanding field of cars and their star…

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TOP DRIVERS WILL BE SHOOTING FOR A BIG PAYDAY AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S GARDEN STATE GUNFIGHT 2 ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

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TOP DRIVERS WILL BE SHOOTING FOR A BIG PAYDAY AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S GARDEN STATE GUNFIGHT 2 ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27 Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (June 21, 2018) - Top drivers from across the Northeast region will be shooting for a big payday at New Egypt Speedway's Garden State Gunfight 2 on Wednesday, June 27. The two-division program is highlighted by a 60-lap feature for the Modifieds (Big Block vs. Small Block) with $6,000 going to the victor and $400 to take the green. David VanHorn, the current leader in the…

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Outlaw Excitement: Stewart Friesen Wins Short Track Super Series Wednesday Thriller at Outlaw Speedway

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Outlaw Excitement: Stewart Friesen Wins Short Track Super Series Wednesday Thriller at Outlaw Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY – In a race that left fans talking on their way out the gate, Stewart Friesen took the victory Wednesday night in the ‘Outlaw Showdown’ at Outlaw Speedway. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., came out on top of a see-saw battle for the lead to score a $5,200 payday in the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco appearance at the Dundee, N.Y., four-tenths-mile track, Race No. 2 of the series’ rain-marred Halmar…

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Cornwall is the First Canadian Super DIRT Series Tour Stop in 2018

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Cornwall Motor Speedway is the First Canadian Super DIRT Series Tour Stop in 2018 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – June 20, 2018 – The Super DIRTcar Series’ first foray into Canada of 2018 will take place on July 1, 2018 at Cornwall Motor Speedway. Since 1994, the Series has visited Cornwall 23 times. Brett The Jet Hearn sits on top of the all-time Series wins list at the quarter-mile Ontario oval with five checkered flags to his credit. The points race is on with Matt Sheppard and Jimmy Phelps…

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Late Models Join Brewerton Speedway Friday, June 22 Race Night

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Late Models Join Brewerton Speedway Friday, June 22 Race Night Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – This Friday, June 22 the Brewerton Speedway returns to action with a five-star racing program presented by major marketing partner NAPA Auto Parts. On the fast, family, affordable night of racing will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, STARS Mod Lites, JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders plus the second visit of the season from the Fulton Speedway RUSH Late Models. Popular with kids, the Home Depot Kids Work Shop will be…

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GRANDVIEW SPORTSMAN IN THE LIMELIGHT ON SATURDAY WITH RUNNING OF SUMMER SPLASH 40

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SPORTSMAN IN THE LIMELIGHT ON SATURDAY WITH RUNNING OF SUMMER SPLASH 40, NASCAR MODIFIEDS AND LATE MODELS FILL OUT TRIPLEHEADER WITH RAFFLE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR SAFETY NET SANCTUARY HELPING ANIMALS ADDED. POINT STANDINGS HAVE GULAR, GRIM AND SNYDER ON TOP Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 19, 2018 . . . The NASCAR Sportsman racers will be in the limelight on Saturday, June 23rd when the Summer Splash 40 is presented with $1,500 up for grabs in the 40-lap feature. Winner of two features this season Kyle Lilick has to be considered a…

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PENNSYLVANIA 410 SPRINT SPEED WEEK SERIES ($7,000 to win) & 358 MODIFIEDS ($3,000 to win) IN THUNDER SERIES DOUBLE HEADER TUESDAY, JULY 3 AT GRANDVIEW

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NAPA AUTO PARTS & PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS PRESENT. . . PENNSYLVANIA 410 SPRINT SPEED WEEK SERIES ($7,000 to win) & 358 MODIFIEDS ($3,000 to win) IN THUNDER SERIES DOUBLE HEADER TUESDAY, JULY 3 AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (June 19, 2018) – It’s one of the most anticipated events of the racing calendar and for the 24th year the Pennsylvania Posse elite group of racers charge towards the high banks on the hill to salute sprint car racing in the Keystone state. NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series plays host…

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Pauch Jr. Posts Two Wins and Seven Top 10’s

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Pauch Jr. Posts Two Wins and Seven Top 10’s Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Ruth Longley & Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – June 18, 2018 – ‘The Kid’s Kid’ had a busy week full of racing where he raced five out of six days this past week at four different tracks in three different states and was able to post two wins and seven top ten finishes. Billy Pauch Jr.’s week didn’t start off too well Tuesday evening at Albany-Saratoga Speedway for ‘The Tribute’ race. “We went into the corner in warm ups and another car spun out…

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Big Show X Winner guaranteed a starting position in 47th annual NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Big Show X Winner guaranteed a starting position in 47th annual NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – June 18, 2018 - On Tuesday, June 26 the Albany-Saratoga Speedway hosts The Big Show X with a $10,000 check for the winner and guaranteed starting position in the 47th running of NAPA Super DIRT Week. After ten years of incredible racing, this year’s Big Show has all the elements to make for a memorable Super DIRTcar Series race. The Championship chase is young and so is HBR no. 6H driver Max…

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PAUCH IS THE HEAD OF THE CLASS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S GRADUATION NIGHT

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PAUCH IS THE HEAD OF THE CLASS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S GRADUATION NIGHT Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ (June 17, 2018) - At New Egypt Speedway's Graduation Night, Billy Pauch, Jr. headed the field to win the Modified feature. The Hammer Sportsman feature was won by David Burns. Eric Palmer picked up the victory in the Crate Modified class. Karl Freyer topped his rivals in the Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Car main event. In the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie division, Ryan Heim scored the win and…

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DeLorenzo Scores at The Great Race Place

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DeLorenzo Scores at The Great Race Place Race Report By: Tom Boggie /Albany Saratoga Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/MSI Photo MALTA, NY – The stars all lined up for Matt DeLorenzo Friday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. He had a good-handling race car, a good starting position … and the fact that Brett Hearn wasn’t racing didn’t hurt, either. DeLorenzo, who has been tweaking a new Bicknell chassis since the beginning of the season, looked like he finally hit on the right combination Friday night as he recorded his first win of the season in the 35-lap modified feature. The win…

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JOHNSON WINS SECOND OF YEAR AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY

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JOHNSON WINS SECOND OF YEAR AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacerGuide.com DUNDEE, NY…..A warm, beautiful night greeted fans at Outlaw Speedway as the Jeff Searles Memorial night action hit the track. It was also the Mid-Season Championship night for Outlaw’s racing divisions. In the Friendly Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep/Ram Outlaw Modified feature, Alan John started 12th and worked his way forward in the first half of the event. Johnson made an incredible 3-wide move splitting Eldon Payne and Kyle Coffey on the way to the lead, and once out front, he pulled away for his second win…

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Tom Sears Jr. Takes Advantage Of Late Caution To Win Fulton Speedway Modified Feature

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Tom Sears Jr. Takes Advantage Of Late Caution To Win Fulton Speedway Modified Feature; June 30 Race One Of The Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Tom Sears Jr. from Clay, NY took advantage of a lap 29 caution in the 35-lap Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar 358 Modified feature for his first win of the year Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway. For the second week in a row the Modified feature winning pass wasn’t made until 2 laps to go. This week it was Sears' turn as he…

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Western New Yorkers Rudolph & Bennett Score Long-Awaited LOLR Wins

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Western New Yorkers Rudolph & Bennett Score Long-Awaited LOLR Wins Gray & Minutolo repeat fairgrounds firsts, Billy Paine strolls to 5th speedway victory Saturday Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Don Romeo/Land of Legends Raceway Canandaigua, NY – June 16, 2018 –  It's been four years since Ransomville's Erick Rudolph last cracked the winner's circle at Land Of Legends Raceway and at least a dozen since Gasport's Dan Bennett reached victory lane anywhere. The nearly two-hour tow from their Western New York home bases paid big dividends in the 'Saturday Spectacular' presented by Phelps Cement Products at…

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VON DOHREN SCORES SEASON FIRST WIN AT GRANDVIEW

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VON DOHREN SCORES SEASON FIRST WIN AT GRANDVIEW, PFEIL AND LILICK ARE REPEAT WINNERS ON T.P.TRAILERS AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT NIGHT Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 17, 2018 – Craig Von Dohren recorded his first 30-lap T.P Trailers NASCAR 30-lap Modified feature win of the season at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night. Wayne Pfeil and Kyle Lilick were season repeat winners in the Late Model and Sportsman features in the activities sponsored by T.P. Trailers and Truck Equipment. All feature winners received monetary awards from T.P. Trailers and merchandise awards from VP Fuels providing…

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Sheppard Goes the Distance to win the Super DIRTcar Series Showdown at Sundown

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Matt Sheppard Goes the Distance to win the Super DIRTcar Series Showdown at Sundown 100 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – June 15, 2018 – Defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion Super Matt Sheppard has officially picked up where he left off last season. Sheppard put Big-Block Modified drivers everywhere on notice, after a dominating green-to-checkered flag, 100-lap victory. A full third of the field watched the no. 9s streak by as he lapped up to position 10. Sheppard was quick in Time Trials and narrowly scored a Heat Race win over veteran Brett…

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TAKE DAD OUT TO THE NASCAR STOCK CAR RACES SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW TO GET FATHER’S DAY STARTED EARLY

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TAKE DAD OUT TO THE NASCAR STOCK CAR RACES SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW TO GET FATHER’S DAY STARTED EARLY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 15, 2018 . . . Looking for a great way to celebrate Father’s Day, a little early? NASCAR stock car racing at Grandview Speedway is the answer. Gather up the entire family, don’t forget dad, and head off to Bechtelsville, PA to participate in the excitement of T.P.Trailers & Truck Equipment Night which will feature the NASCAR 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman stock cars. The great thing, in…

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BACON GOES BACK-TO-BACK AT GRANDVIEW, GODOWN GRABS TOTH MODIFIED VICTORY

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USAC’S BRADY BACON GOES BACK-TO-BACK AT GRANDVIEW, RYAN GODOWN GRABS MODIFIED VICTORY AT THUNDER ON THE HILL THURSDAY NIGHT Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (June 14, 2018) – Second verse same as the first. Broken Arrow, Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon scored his second consecutive NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series win on Thursday night, when the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series invaded Grandview Speedway for the kick-off of the 2018 Eastern Storm swing of events. Bacon took home a $6,000 prize for the Jesse Hockett Classic win in front of a capacity…

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Sweet 16 For Sheppard With “The Tribute” Victory

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Sweet 16 For Sheppard With “The Tribute” Victory Story By:Tom Boggie /Albany Saratoga Media MALTA, NY – On a night when Albany-Saratoga Speedway honored two legends of Northeast modified racing, Matt Sheppard of Waterloo proved once again that, sometime in the future, he’ll be getting tribute nights of his own. Although he started to have engine problems with two laps to go, Sheppard won the 61-lap Bill Lake Homes-sponsored “Tribute,” which celebrated the careers of Jumpin’ Jack Johnson and “Super” C.D. Coville Tuesday night at the Malta track. The victory was worth $6,112 for Sheppard, who recorded his 16th victory…

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Weedsport Speedway’s Sportsman Classic to Feature Alphabet Soup Format

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Weedsport Speedway’s Sportsman Classic to Feature Alphabet Soup Format Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 14, 2018) – The 5th annual Weedsport Speedway Sportsman Classic, presented by Industrial Tire of CNY and powered by Stirling Lubricants, will take place on Tuesday, July 3 with $2,500 on the line for the winner in a 75-lap DIRTcar Sportsman Series feature. However, for the first time the qualifying procedure for the crown jewel event will feature an alphabet soup format with all cars running either the A, B, C, or D mains with a…

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Brewerton Speedway Takes Center Stage For Super DIRTcar Series Showdown at Sundown 100 This Friday

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Brewerton Speedway Takes Center Stage For Super DIRTcar Series Showdown at Sundown 100 This Friday, June 15; Camping & Hauler Parking Changes Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – This Friday, June 15, major marketing partner McDonald’s® Restaurants will present the cars and stars of the Modified Super DIRTcar Series as they will invade the Brewerton Speedway for the highly anticipated 100-lap “Showdown at Sundown.” Also, on the race card will be the SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman and the STARS Mod Lites. Misfits Animal Rescue & Sanctuary will be on hand throughout the…

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$25,000-Plus Pay Structure, Bonuses Galore for Short Track Super Series June 20 Return to Outlaw Speedway

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$25,000-Plus Pay Structure, Bonuses Galore for Short Track Super Series June 20 Return to Outlaw Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY – After a season away from Outlaw Speedway, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is back on Wednesday, June 20. The ‘Outlaw Showdown’ features the long-awaited second round of the STSS Halmar International North Region, topped by a 50-lap, $5,000-to-win main event offering $400 to take the green flag. This event is lucrative for big-block/small-block Modified competitors competing at the four-tenths-mile Dundee oval. Below, the $25,000-plus pay structure…

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T.P.TRAILERS & TRUCK MAINTENANCE NIGHT FEATURES MODIFIEDS, LATE MODELS AND SPORTSMAN STOCK CARS ON SATURDAY NIGHT

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T.P.TRAILERS & TRUCK MAINTENANCE NIGHT FEATURES MODIFIEDS, LATE MODELS AND SPORTSMAN STOCK CARS ON SATURDAY NIGHT KRESSLEY, B.GRIM AND SNYDER LEAD NASCAR POINT STANDINGS SAFETY NET SANCTUARY BENEFIT RAFFLE AND SPORTSMAN 40-LAPPER TOP JUNE 23RD SKED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 12, 2018 . . . There has been just one repeat winner in Grandview Speedway Saturday night stock car racing action so far this season. Brett Kressley, the current NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modified division point leader, has two Modified wins to his credit and will be looking to win number three when…

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HBR Racing Recap 6/12/18

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HBR Racing Recap 6/12/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – June 12, 2018 – Jimmy Phelps and Max McLaughlin are gearing up for this Friday’s Showdown at Sundown 100 with the Super DIRTcar Series at their Friday night home track, Brewerton Speedway. With a few races under their belts at Brewerton, the HBR team is feeling confident going into this Fridays event. The team kicked off their three-day weekend Friday evening at the D-shaped Demon, Brewerton Speedway, with two top-ten finishes. Phelps qualified third from his sixth-place starting spot, which lined him up on…

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Short Track Super Series ‘Anthracite Assault’ Will Be Run Monday, July 16

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Short Track Super Series ‘Anthracite Assault’ Will Be Run Monday, July 16 at Big Diamond Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – After feedback from fans and competitors, management teams of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco and Big Diamond Speedway have announced a rain date for the ‘Anthracite Assault’ which was nixed by the weather on June 5. The event will be made up on Monday, July 16. As scheduled on its original date, this event will offer points toward both the STSS Modified Halmar International North Region…

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Brett Hearn Claims J.C. Flach Memorial Victory

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Brett Hearn Claims J.C. Flach Memorial Victory Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/Lebanon Valley Speedway Saturday night marked the J.C. Flach Memorial at Lebanon Valley Speedway. The race is in honor of the selfless Modified racer who died at the age of 29 in 2012 from injuries suffered at his house. The race was held on the sixth anniversary of his only career Modified victory. Saturday night saw the Modified class race in Flach’s memory. Olden Dwyer started from pole, but second-place starter Mike Keeler was hot on his heels. On lap 3, Keeler was able…

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HOT CARS, HOT WEATHER, AND HOT ACTION AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY

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HOT CARS, HOT WEATHER, AND HOT ACTION AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (June 11)......With the hot summer months upon us, racing action on the Hard Clay of Orange County Fair Speedway will be just as hot with top drivers looking for wins at the historic five-eighths-mile Middletown race track. This coming Saturday evening, June 16, Superior Building Supply presents a full program of Big-Block Modified, Small-Block Modified, Sportsman, and Street Stock race cars in qualifying and feature races. In addition, the Orange County Kids Club will have special activities for…

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THE BIG SHOW 10 – A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS EVENT

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THE BIG SHOW 10 - A SUMMER MOTORSPORTS EVENT! Refreshments, Souvenirs, Driver Autographs, and “Pick-the-Quick” Fan Contest Part of the Pre-Race Activities Story By: John Snyder/Big Show X Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SUSSEX, NJ (June 11)……..”The Big Show 10 is not just another mid-week race,” says event organizer and champion race car driver Brett Hearn. “Our goal is to make this a memorable evening of high speed excitement and entertainment for both the fans and the competitors. We work hard to give everyone an enhanced motorsports experience” Spectator gates for The Big Show 10 Super DIRTcar Modified Series race meet at Albany-Saratoga…

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Matt Sheppard Notches 20th Career Big Block Victory at Weedsport Speedway

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Matt Sheppard Notches 20th Career Big Block Victory at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 11, 2018) – A beautiful evening and near capacity crowd welcomed the All-Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Cars and the DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds to Weedsport Speedway on Sunday evening with Carson Macedo and Matt Sheppard reaching Victory Hill, presented by Big Dog Country 103.5FM. A total of 23 Big Block Modifieds signed into Weedsport on Sunday with Tyler Trump and Larry Wight drawing the front row for the 40-lap, $2,500 to win special. Trump, piloting…

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Reigning Point Kings Sheppard & Marcuccilli Rally For Latest LOLR Wins

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Reigning Point Kings Sheppard & Marcuccilli Rally For Latest LOLR Wins Ruggles romps, DePuy dices & Paine looks polished in five-star fairgrounds speed show Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com 2017 Land Of Legends Raceway point champions Matt Sheppard and Dave Marcuccilli successfully defended their sacred soil in Saturday's Spectacular although the dynamic DIRTcar duo only led a half-dozen laps before securing dramatic victories at the Ontario County Fairgrounds. Both multi-time track titlists rallied from 18th starting positions as Sheppard ducked under Kyle Coffey with less than a mile to go in the headline 35-lap…

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WATT LEADS THE WAY TO THE CHECKERED ON 1ST RESPONDERS NIGHT AT BRIDGEPORT

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WATT LEADS THE WAY TO THE CHECKERED ON 1ST RESPONDERS NIGHT AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com Reigning Bridgeport Speedway Champion, Ryan Watt ​raced to the outside of Jim Britt on lap ten of the twenty-five lap Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified feature event to capture his first point race of the season on First Responders Night at the Logan Township racing facility. Watt led the field to the checkered flag, through several restarts that put Britt alongside of the Roberts Racing No. 14w. Watt was not to be denied as…

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BACK-TO-BACK FOR BUFFALINO AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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BACK-TO-BACK FOR BUFFALINO AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (June 10, 2018) - On Bike Night at New Egypt Speedway, Dominick Buffalino pedaled to his second consecutive win by topping the Modified field. Bob Lineman, Jr. scored the checkered flag in the main event for the Hammer Sportsman. The Street Stock feature was taken by Jon Meyer. Ryan Heim visited victory lane twice as he won both features for the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman. Joe Garey, Sr. claimed the 4-Cylinder race. As the 30-lap Modified feature began, polesitter…

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Tim Sears Jr. Wins Barnburner Fulton Speedway 358 Modified Feature

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Tim Sears Jr. Wins Barnburner Fulton Speedway 358 Modified Feature Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – The 358 DIRTcar Modified feature Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway had fans on the edge of their seats right down to the checkered flag that would see Hastings, NY Tim Sears Jr. make the trip to victory lane. Sears, who started 11th would chase and make the winning pass going by modified rookie Todd Root who lead from the drop of the green with just 2-laps to go in the 35-lap feature. The win was Sears' second…

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Short Track Super Series Returns to Outlaw Speedway After A Year’s Absence on June 20

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Short Track Super Series Returns to Outlaw Speedway After A Year’s Absence on Wednesday, June 20 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY – After a year away, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco rolls into Outlaw Speedway on Wednesday, June 20. The ‘Outlaw Showdown’ brings the STSS Modifieds to New York’s Finger Lakes Region for a 50-lap main event as part of the series’ 2018 rain-hindered Halmar International North Region. A purse structure of more than $25,000 awaits the area’s big-block/small-block Modified racers with $5,000 going to the winner, $1,000…

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