Dirt Modifieds

K&N FILTERS NIGHT SET FOR GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY

  1 month ago     102 Views     Leave your thoughts  

K&N FILTERS NIGHT SET FOR GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY USAC SPRINT CARS HEADLINE THE ACTION ON THURSDAY, JUNE 14 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 5, 2018 . . . Current T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified point leader Brett Kressley will be looking for his third win of the season when NASCAR stock car racers take to the Grandview Speedway on Saturday for K&N Filters Night racing action. Making up the rest of the tripleheader show will be the exciting Late Models and action packed Sportsman stock cars. Plans call for a full series of…

View More

FULL HOUSE OF RACING SATURDAY, JUNE 9 AT ORANGE COUNTY

  1 month ago     116 Views     Leave your thoughts  

A FULLHOUSE OF RACING SATURDAY, JUNE 9 AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY All racing divisions in action with heats and feature events! Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (June 4)……..Following a great Nostalgia Night this past Saturday, Orange County Fair Speedway roars back to action on Saturday evening, June 9 with a full card of motorsports excitement. All the track’s racing divisions will be in action---Big-Block Modifieds, Small-Block Modifieds, Sportsman, Rookie Sportsman, and Street Stocks. Each division will have qualifying heat races leading to their respective feature race. This will be the second race meet for…

View More

EASTERN STORM TO KICKOFF AT GRANDVIEW THURSDAY NIGHT, JUNE 14

  1 month ago     121 Views     Leave your thoughts  

USAC EASTERN STORM TO KICKOFF AT GRANDVIEW THURSDAY NIGHT, JUNE 14, NON-WING SPRINTS AND 358 MODIFIEDS HEADLINE RACE CARD Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (June 4, 2018) – Take the top open-wheel drivers in the country and the unpredictability of Grandview Speedway and you have a combination that will create action that is nothing short of spectacular. On Thursday, June 14 the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series invades the Bechtelsville, Pa high-banks for the ‘12th Annual Eastern Storm’. Dubbed the Jesse Hockett Classic, the event is headlined by the USAC AMSOIL…

View More

Sheppard Surges To 3rd Big-Block Victory At Land Of Legends Raceway

  1 month ago     115 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Sheppard Surges To 3rd Big-Block Victory At Land Of Legends Raceway Guererri, Karlsen, DePuy & Paine add to track feature win totals; Stanley newest legend Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Sherwin Williams Paints of Canandaigua presented Saturday Spectacular at Land Of Legends Raceway and Matt Sheppard was picture-perfect as he charged into victory lane for the 68th Pepsi Big-Block Modified win of his career in Ontario County. “The car definitely got better as the race went on,” noted Sheppard, 35, following his third $2,000 triumph of the season in five starts. “Billy (Dunn) was…

View More

Tremont takes 80th Devil’s Bowl win, Duprey grabs 50th

  1 month ago     90 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Tremont takes 80th Devil’s Bowl win, Duprey grabs 50th Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photos By: Barry Snelling/Devils Bowl Speedway WEST HAVEN, Vt. – The saying goes that old dogs can’t learn new tricks, but Kenny Tremont Jr. learned one in the season opener at Devil’s Bowl Speedway and used it on Josh Sunn at his first opportunity and won the 30-lap Central Vermont Motorcycles Sportsman Modified feature on Sunday, June 3. For the veteran racer from West Sand Lake, N.Y., the victory was the 80th of his career at the Vermont track, extending his all-time record. A…

View More

Marshall Breaks Drought, Scores First Win Since 2014

  1 month ago     103 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Eddie Marshall Breaks Drought, Scores First Win Since 2014 Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Eddie Marshall entered Saturday night with a long winless streak and a repaired car after a big crash. When the night ended, he walked out of Lebanon Valley a winner. Elmo Reckner started from the pole and led convincingly over the rest of the pack. However, a spin for Mike Keeler and contact from Josh Marcus brought out the yellow on lap 7 and brought the field back together. Further back, Brett Hearn had a tough time in a stacked heat…

View More

VARIN TAKES FONDA WIN WHILE WILSON WINS CAREER FIRST IN PRO STOCKS

  1 month ago     94 Views     Leave your thoughts  

VARIN TAKES FONDA WIN WHILE WILSON WINS CAREER FIRST IN PRO STOCKS Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – It was Sampson Motor Car and Make A Wish Night at the Fonda Speedway on Saturday evening with great racing taking place in all divisions. When the checkered flag flew it was Bobby Varin winning in what he called a “Dogfight” in victory lane, Mark Mortensen conquering some struggles he’s had with his race car this season for a win in the sportsman division, and Cassidy Wilson winning the first feature of his career in…

View More

Ward Wins Exciting And Popular Fulton Speedway 358 Modified Feature

  1 month ago     94 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Pat Ward Wins Exciting And Popular Fulton Speedway 358 Modified Feature Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – One of the most popular racers with the fans at the Fulton Speedway, Pat Ward from Genoa, NY won the exciting Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar 358 Modified feature Saturday night. Ward would first battle teammate Larry Wight for the race lead and then would hold off a hard charging Tim Sears Jr. in a drag race to the finish exiting turn four coming down to the checkers in the 35-lap feature. Other winners on Penn Power Group…

View More

Von Dohren Rim-Rides to Victory under Georgetown ‘Friday Night Lights’

  1 month ago     98 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Craig Von Dohren Rim-Rides to Victory under Georgetown ‘Friday Night Lights’ Earning $3,000 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Craig Von Dohren put on a show under the ‘Friday Night Lights’ at Georgetown Speedway. Von Dohren, after starting ninth in the 30-lap Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified feature, roared to Victory Lane, pocketing $3,000 for his efforts. A heavy track surface from recent rainfall didn’t deter the Oley, Pa., driver, who rode the rim of the half-mile oval in Dick Biever’s No. 14s. “With all the rain, it (the track) was fast and choppy in spots…

View More

OCFS Returns to Super DIRTcar Series Schedule with Battle on the Midway

  1 month ago     133 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Orange County Fair Speedway Returns to Super DIRTcar Series Schedule with the first Battle on the Midway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – June 1, 2018 – The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds will return to the hallowed 99-year-old Orange County Fair Speedway on Thursday, July 19 for the Battle on the Midway. The victor takes home $10,000 and a guaranteed starting position at the 47th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. The Series has not raced on the Middletown, NY, 5/8-mile speedway since 2014. For many years prior to that, race…

View More

FONDA SPEEDWAY BEGINS THE MONTH OF JUNE WITH SAMPSON MOTOR CAR NIGHT THIS SATURDAY

  1 month ago     276 Views     Leave your thoughts  

FONDA SPEEDWAY BEGINS THE MONTH OF JUNE WITH SAMPSON MOTOR CAR NIGHT THIS SATURDAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – This coming Saturday, June 2 at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway, Sampson Motor Car presents a regular racing program in all regular divisions with a starting time of 7:00 p.m. on Make A Wish Night. Last year on the first week of June at Fonda the only driver who won that night that went on to win the track championship was Johnny Young in the street stock division. Other winners on the…

View More

PREMIO FOODS PRESENT’S JEEP NIGHT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

  1 month ago     119 Views     Leave your thoughts  

BUY ONE, GET ONE SAUSAGE SANDWICHES AS PREMIO FOODS PRESENT’S JEEP NIGHT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (May 30, 2018) – The first ever Jeep Night will be held this Saturday night at the New Egypt Speedway. All Jeep owners will receive ½ price general admission when they bring their Jeep on Saturday and be able to take part in the Jeep Parade during intermission providing they are 18 years of age or older. Premio Foods will bring all this to you on Saturday night…

View More

HBR Racing Recap 5/30/18

  1 month ago     96 Views     Leave your thoughts  

HBR Racing Recap 5/30/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com May 30, 2018 – The HBR team made quite the statement on Memorial Day by placing both cars on the podium during the Super DIRTcar Series season opener at Weedsport Speedway for the Heroes Remembered 100. The team’s weekend got underway Friday evening at Brewerton Speedway. The ‘Baldwinsville Bandit’ Jimmy Phelps, was fast once again for his second week at Brewerton. Phelps rolled off sixth and qualified third in his heat race, lining him up on the inside of the seventh row for the main event. “It was…

View More

Patriot Sprint Tour Set To Invade The Fulton Speedway Saturday, June 2

  1 month ago     71 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Patriot Sprint Tour Set To Invade The Fulton Speedway Saturday, June 2 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By:Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – This Saturday, June 2nd the winged warriors of the Patriot Sprint Tour will invade the Fulton Speedway on Penn Power Group night at the speedway. Joining the Patriot Sprint Tour for a night of speed will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models and the E&V Energy Novice Sportsman. Adult grandstand admission will be $22 with everyone 18 years old and younger $5. Pit…

View More

One-On-One Spectator Races Join Brewerton Speedway Four Division Race Program Friday, June 1

  1 month ago     68 Views     Leave your thoughts  

One-On-One Spectator Races Join Brewerton Speedway Four Division Race Program Friday, June 1 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – As the calendar turns to June and the weather heats up so will the racing this Friday, June 1st at the Brewerton Speedway on the Reagan Companies night at the speedway. Racing on the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ will be the 800 horsepower Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, STARS Mod Lites and JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders. Have you always wanted to race at the Brewerton Speedway? Friday will be…

View More

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY RACING ACTION PLANNED FOR THIS WEEKEND AT GRANDVIEW

  1 month ago     84 Views     Leave your thoughts  

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY RACING ACTION PLANNED FOR THIS WEEKEND AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY BUSY MONTH OF RACING ACTION DURING JUNE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 29, 2018 . . . Looking for his third T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified win of the season current Modified division point leader Brett Kressley will be leading the charge at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night. The NASCAR racers will be part of the tripleheader show that will feature, in addition to the excitement of T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, the Late Models and Sportsman stock cars. With a dozen events of…

View More

It’s Back to Racing This Friday Night, June 1 at Georgetown Speedway

  1 month ago     86 Views     Leave your thoughts  

It’s Back to Racing This Friday Night, June 1 at Georgetown Speedway; Sunoco Modifieds Headline Show Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - After a month off, it’s back to racing this Friday night (June 1) at Georgetown Speedway. Under the lights, the Sussex County half-mile oval welcomes Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds for a 30-lap main event offering $3,000 to the winner and $300 to take the green flag plus a full program of live and local stock car racing. There has been no on-track activity at Georgetown since the May 4 Deron Rust Memorial, meaning…

View More

Short Track Super Series ‘Mining Modified Excitement’ Tuesday, June 5 at Big Diamond

  1 month ago     78 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Short Track Super Series ‘Mining Modified Excitement’ Tuesday, June 5 at Big Diamond Speedway ‘Anthracite Assault’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco will be ‘mining Modified excitement’ on Tuesday, June 5. For the only time in 2018, the STSS Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region Modifieds clash on common ground at Big Diamond Speedway. The ‘Anthracite Assault’ offers points toward both regions from its 50-lap, $5,000-to-win main event and is sure to draw the Northeast’s top Modified talent to Coal Country.…

View More

$1,000 To Win “Pick-the-Quick” Fan Contest At The Big Show 10

  1 month ago     64 Views     Leave your thoughts  

$1,000 To Win “Pick-the-Quick” Fan Contest At The Big Show 10 Super DIRTcar Modified Series 100-Lap $10,000-To-Win Championship Race Meet Story By: John Snyder/Big Show X Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SUSSEX, NJ (May 29)……..Let’s face it, not every fan likes the time trial format used to set the fields for the Super DIRTcar Modified Series qualifying races. Some of them even arrive late at the track just to avoid watching time trials. But what if you had the chance to win $1,000? Would you come to the track early enough to enter the unique “Pick-the-Quick” Fan Contest and perhaps go…

View More

RACING RESUMES AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY SATURDAY, JUNE 2 WITH SPECIAL “NOSTALGIA NIGHT” PROGRAM

  1 month ago     140 Views     Leave your thoughts  

RACING RESUMES AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY SATURDAY, JUNE 2 WITH SPECIAL “NOSTALGIA NIGHT” PROGRAM More than 70 former drivers, car owners, and friends of the speedway expected! Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (May 29)……..More than 70 former drivers, car owners, and friends of the speedway have indicated they’ll be on hand this Saturday, June 2 for the annual Nostalgia Night at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. This promises to be a fun-filled night of remembrance, autographs, and interviews as Orange County celebrates its long and glorious stock car…

View More

Friesen Flies Red, White & Blue To Flag To Flag Win At Weedsport

  1 month ago     99 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Stewart Friesen’s flag to flag victory at the Heroes Remembered 100 guarantees him a starting position at NAPA Super DIRT Week. Story By:Joe Grabianowski / Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Mike Johnson / RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY — May 28, 2018 — Can a race that is lead flag to flag by the pole sitter be exciting? You bet it can. Folks will be talking about this one for a long time. Full-time NASCAR Craftsman Series Truck driver Stewart Friesen needed every ounce of talent, determination, and equipment he had to hold off the 18-year-old HBR driver Max…

View More

Danny Creeden Invades Woodhull For $2K Payday

  1 month ago     101 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Danny Creeden Invades Woodhull For $2K Payday Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photo By: Joe Kaminski/Woodhull Raceway (WOODHULL, NY) – 113 cars packed the Woodhull pit area for the annual event honoring the founding father of Woodhull Raceway- George Williams. Each Memorial Day Weekend, Woodhull honors the memory of Williams with the George Williams Memorial Trophy Races for each division. The “DC Express” of Danny Creeden took full advantage of the extra distance, extra payout for the Modified division on George Williams Memorial Night, sponsored by Griffith Energy and the Elkland Moose. But it was under unique circumstances that Creeden…

View More

BUFFALINO MARCHES TO HIS FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

  1 month ago     95 Views     Leave your thoughts  

BUFFALINO MARCHES TO HIS FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff New Egypt, NJ (May 27, 2018) - At the Salute to Our Veterans Night at New Egypt Speedway, Dominick Buffalino marched to his first win of the season in the Modified feature. Connor King took the checkered flag in the Crate Modified contest. The Street Stock race was won by Bill Liedtka. Ryan Heim came out on top in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie feature. Joe Garey, Jr. was the victor in the 4-Cylinder race. As…

View More

FINALLY MA NATURE COOPERATES, NASCAR RACES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY WON BY BRETT KRESSLEY

  1 month ago     100 Views     Leave your thoughts  

FINALLY MA NATURE COOPERATES, NASCAR RACES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY WON BY BRETT KRESSLEY, WAYNE PFEIL AND KYLE LILICK Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA MAY 27, 2018 – After a two week hiatus courtesy of Mother Nature, racing finally returned to the 1/3-mile clay high banks of Grandview Speedway on Saturday night. Brett Kressley, became the first repeat winner of the season in the 30-lap T.P. Trailers NASCAR Modified feature for his fifth Saturday night victory. It didn’t come easy for the current point leader as Mike Gular pressured him from the Dan’s Deli…

View More

Sheppard Super At LOL

  1 month ago     113 Views     Leave your thoughts  

OPEN-WHEEL VETERAN JEFF TROMBLEY SCORES HOLIDAY CRSA WIN AT LOLR Story By: Gary Spaid/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – May 26, 2018 – Gary Spaid, Land of Legends Raceway PR On Saturday the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day Weekend, Land of Legends Raceway initiated its new “Wall of Fame,” inducting the late great Donald “Dutch” Hoag. Present were his son Dean and grandson Alex Hoag to accept the award in a ceremony that took place before racing activity moved to the track. Highlighting the holiday race card was the SuperGen Products with Champion Power…

View More

Rookie Ron Davis III Grabs First Fulton Speedway 358 Modified Victory

  1 month ago     88 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Rookie Ron Davis III Grabs First Fulton Speedway 358 Modified Victory Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – When it was announced last season that in 2018 the Fulton Speedway would be switching to the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds as the headline division, Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman track champion Ron Davis III plus Todd Root, Glenn Forward and Tyler Trump all announced they would move up to the Small Block Modifieds. Saturday night in the 35-lap Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar 358 Modified feature, Ron Davis III from Memphis, NY represented the…

View More

Chad Jeseo Claims 3rd Career Lebanon Valley Win

  1 month ago     86 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Chad Jeseo Claims 3rd Career Lebanon Valley Win Story By: Phil Allaway / Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / RacersGuide.com After two weeks of rain, Lebanon Valley Speedway came back to life Saturday night with five classes in action. After the time away, race fans ended up with a somewhat jumbled result. In the Modified class, Denny Soltis led the field to green in what was an incident-filled feature. On the first lap, Elmo Reckner spun on the backstretch and hit the inside wall hard, collecting Eddie Marshall in the process. While Marshall did drive his car back…

View More

SIX DRIVERS RECORD FIRST WINS OF 2018 DURING BRIDGEPORT ACTION

  1 month ago     119 Views     Leave your thoughts  

SIX DRIVERS RECORD FIRST WINS OF 2018 DURING BRIDGEPORT ACTION Story By: Deb Smith / Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown & Ted Malinowski / RacersGuide.com ​​The Bridgeport Speedway hosted its first 5/8th mile and quarter mile double header on Saturday night, showcasing action on two of the three tracks within the speedway complex. It was an exciting night of racing as six drivers garnered their first wins of the 2018 season. After a rather unsuccessful start to the season, popular Whitehouse Station, NJ driver, Sam Martz brought out the Steve Izzi Trucking sponsored No. 3 that he raced last…

View More

Wight Two For Two In The Modifieds At The Brewerton Speedway

  1 month ago     2181 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Larry Wight Two For Two In The Modifieds At The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Coming off his opening night win on May 18th, Larry Wight out of Phoenix, NY came back with a vengeance Friday night grabbing his second straight win in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds at the Brewerton Speedway. Wight started 14th and quickly made his way to the front setting up a tight battle for the lead with teammate Pat Ward. The pair would swap the lead back and forth in the middle part…

View More

Tremont Outduels Hearn For Albany Saratoga Victory

  1 month ago     42 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Tremont Outduels Hearn For Albany Saratoga Victory Story By: Joann Davies/Albany Saratoga Speedway Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/Racersguide.com Malta, New York (May 25, 2018) – Kenny Tremont Jr., who won his first Albany-Saratoga feature on July 2, 1982, managed once again to finish ahead of the 32-car field when it mattered the most — that being the conclusion of 35 laps of intense Modified competition. What had the crowd on their feet, besides fan favorite Tremont earning his first win of the 2018 season, was the intense battle that took place between his #115 S & S Asphalt Paving sponsored…

View More

Two-In-A-Row for Craig Von Dohren at Big Diamond

  1 month ago     43 Views     Leave your thoughts  

It’s Two-In-A-Row for Craig Von Dohren at Big Diamond Speedway. Mark Smith wins URC Feature Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By; George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com It was all Craig Von Dohren last night in the 25-lap 358 Modified feature event as he powered his way around a strong running John Willman on lap 10 and went on to win his second feature in a row. It was also Von Dohren’s second win of the season at Big Diamond. “We had a really good car tonight” cited Von Dohren. “I wasn’t sure where to go tonight and everyone was running the…

View More

Sheppard Takes Delaware International ‘Diamond State 50’ Event

  1 month ago     1086 Views     Leave your thoughts  

‘Super Matt’ No Longer A Short Track Super Series Bridesmaid: Sheppard Takes Delaware International ‘Diamond State 50’ Event Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – After a pair of runner-up efforts in the first two Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco events, Matt Sheppard is no longer a bridesmaid. The Waterloo, N.Y., driver had finished second in the two opening Velocita-USA South Region events. On Thursday night, Sheppard drove the Hurlock Auto & Speed No. 9s to victory in the ‘Diamond State 50’ at Delaware International Speedway, pocketing $5,000 for his…

View More

Kenny Tremont Jr. Joining Northeast Dirt Modified Hall

  1 month ago     148 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Kenny Tremont Jr. Joining Northeast Dirt Modified Hall Story By: Robin Yasinsac-Gillespie / DIRT HoF Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Second-generation racer Ken Tremont Jr. has been selected as an inductee into the Northeast Dirt Modified Hall of Fame. Driver inductions and special award ceremonies are scheduled for Thursday, July 26 at the Northeast Dirt Modified Hall of Fame and Museum in Weedsport, N.Y. That Saturday, Weedsport Speedway will present the Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame 100. Those who watched this modest driver’s rise over the years probably remember a tall, lanky, fair-skinned freckle-faced…

View More

The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint invade Utica-Rome Speedway this Sunday

  1 month ago     614 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint invade Utica-Rome Speedway this Sunday on Broedel Energy and Turn One night Story By: John Tiff/Utica Rome Speedway Photos By: Otto Graham/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY- The Memorial Day tradition continues this Sunday, May 27, at Utica-Rome Speedway when the winged warriors of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints make their visit of the season at the famed Vernon oval. Broedel Energy and Turn One will present the action that will also include a full program of DirtTrackDigest.com DIRTcar 358-Modifieds, Broedel Energy DIRTcar Sportsman, Ted’s Body Shop DIRTcar Pro Stocks, and Rookie Sportsman. Mother Nature has…

View More

Fulton Speedway Ready For Racing And Demolition Derbies This Saturday, May 26

  1 month ago     84 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Fulton Speedway Ready For Racing And Demolition Derbies This Saturday, May 26 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson FULTON, NY – This Saturday, May 26th the Fulton Speedway is ready to unleash side-by-side racing and the sights and sounds of fan favorite demolition derbies at the ’Highbanks.’ On the speedway presented, by Scott Jeffery’s Performance Plus, will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models and E&V Energy Novice Sportsman. After the racing, get set for the smashing and crunching of metal from the King’s…

View More

Late Models Coming To Brewerton Speedway This Friday

  1 month ago     74 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Late Models Coming To Brewerton Speedway This Friday, May 25 For A Five Star Racing Program Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – The Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Rush Late Models are set to put on door-to-door and fender-to-fender racing excitement this Friday, May 25 at the Brewerton Speedway as they will join the other four divisions for a night of racing excitement. With the Late Models not being a weekly division at the speedway, it will be a high-speed slugfest with the talented RUSH Late Model racers battling for a…

View More

SDS Series Director Mike Perrotte to Step Down at the End of the 2018 Season

  1 month ago     85 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Series Director Mike Perrotte to Step Down at the End of the 2018 Season Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — May 22, 2018 —  As rain continues to plague the onset of the 2018 Super DIRTcar Series season — leaving not a single race run since McCreadie’s late race charge past Stewart Friesen for the DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator on February 17 — already Series Director Mike Perrotte is thinking ahead and planning for upcoming years. It won’t be until Monday, May 28 that the Big-Block Modifieds will come to life under his…

View More

Rising NASCAR Star Stewart Friesen Returns to Weedsport Speedway for Heroes Remembered 100

  1 month ago     112 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Rising NASCAR Star Stewart Friesen Returns to Weedsport Speedway for Heroes Remembered 100 on May 28 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 22, 2018) – One of the greatest Big Block Modified drivers in DIRTcar history is now making his mark in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. But, that doesn’t stop Stewart Friesen from continuing to win races on the dirt and returning to his favorite local speedways, including Weedsport for the Super DIRTcar Series Heroes Remembered 100 on Monday, May 28. Friesen made his debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series…

View More

HBR Racing Recap 5/22/18

  1 month ago     80 Views     Leave your thoughts  

HBR Racing Recap 5/22/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Progress was made this past weekend for the Heinke-Baldwin race team after collecting five top-ten finishes during their busy three-day weekend full of racing. Friday evening saw the HBR team at Brewerton Speedway to kick off their season opener. The evening opened with Jimmy Phelps finishing second in his heat race. With luck of the draw, Phelps lined up fifth for the main event. “I thought we were good enough to win but Larry (Wight) ended up beating us to the front; he started third,” Phelps added. “We…

View More

SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS 40 SET FOR SATURDAY MAY 26 AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY; ALL MILITARY ADMITTED FREE

  1 month ago     1434 Views     Leave your thoughts  

SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS 40 SET FOR SATURDAY MAY 26 AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY; ALL MILITARY ADMITTED FREE   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Following back-to-back rain outs the New Egypt Speedway will be back in action this Saturday Night May 26th with the 2nd Annual Salute To Our Veterans 40 for the Modifieds. Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks, 4-Cylinders & the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will also be in action this weekend. As a Thank You for their service, all active and retired military w/ID will receive free General Admission this coming…

View More

Stars Are Out Thursday, May 24 at Delaware International Speedway for Short Track Super Series ‘Diamond State 50’

  1 month ago     95 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Stars Are Out Thursday, May 24 at Delaware International Speedway for Short Track Super Series ‘Diamond State 50’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – The stars will be out this Thursday (May 24) at Delaware International Speedway. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades the Cathell family’s half-mile for the annual ‘Diamond State 50’ headlined by the STSS Velocita-USA South Region Modifieds racing for $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green in the 50-lap main. Waterloo, N.Y.’s ‘Super’ Matt Sheppard, driving for Maryland-based Hurlock…

View More

NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifiers Return to Weedsport Speedway for Heroes Remembered 100

  1 month ago     79 Views     Leave your thoughts  

NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifiers Return to Weedsport Speedway for Heroes Remembered 100 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – May 22, 2018 – Memorial Day is a solemn reminder of the high price our country’s soldiers have paid in our defense. Many of us spend the day with our family and our friends, living life to the fullest for those who no longer can. On Monday May 28, Memorial Day, Weedsport Speedway hosts the Northeast’s premier Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds for the Heroes Remembered 100 in honor of our nation’s military…

View More

GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SET FOR TWO BIG NIGHTS OF RACING ACTION ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

  1 month ago     119 Views     Leave your thoughts  

GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SET FOR TWO BIG NIGHTS OF RACING ACTION ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 22, 2018 . . . NASCAR sanctioned short track stock car racing will be the attraction at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night (May 26) kicking off two big nights of dirt track racing as part of Memorial Day weekend excitement. The Saturday night show will feature the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Late Models. The tripleheader card of excitement will have racing starting at 7:30 p.m. At least 12 events of…

View More

Matt Sheppard, Kevin Ridley and Darryl Ruggles Break the Ice at Weedsport

  1 month ago     98 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Matt Sheppard, Kevin Ridley and Darryl Ruggles Break the Ice at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff WEEDSPORT, NY (May 21, 2018) – More than 120 race cars opened the 2018 season at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday with Matt Sheppard, Kevin Ridley and Darryl Ruggles all earning spots on victory hill presented by WACK 1420AM. Over 40 DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds were on hand Sunday battling for 26 starting positions in the $3,000 to win Ice Breaker 50. A heads-up feature event would see the four heat race winners start in the front two…

View More

Billy Pauch Jr., Dale Welty Take Early American Racer Cup Lead; Challenge Events This Weekend

  1 month ago     88 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Billy Pauch Jr., Dale Welty Take Early American Racer Cup Lead; Challenge Events This Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The race toward the 2018 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels is on! As of this weekend, all 14 American Racer Cup tracks have hosted events and posted points on the board. A drivers’ 10 best finishes count toward the overall Modified and Sportsman championships. The overall title also uses bonus points based on average weekly car count to determine the final count. As of May 19, Billy Pauch Jr.,…

View More

TRIPLE THUNDER THRILLER ON TAP AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SUNDAY NIGHT, MAY 27

  1 month ago     96 Views     Leave your thoughts  

TRIPLE THUNDER THRILLER ON TAP AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SUNDAY NIGHT, MAY 27, 21ST ANNUAL PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS TRAFFIC JAM TO SHOWCASE BIG EVENT Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (May 20, 2018) – The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series opens their 29th season of competition at Grandview Speedway on Sunday, May 27. On the agenda, is the 21st Annual Traffic Jam – a unique event that features the Big-Block and Small-Block Modifieds competing in a 40 Lap event that pays a whopping $5,000 to the race winner, and includes a lucrative $1,000…

View More

Alan Johnson Slides To 122nd Career Win At Land Of Legends Raceway

  1 month ago     97 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Alan Johnson Slides To 122nd Career Win At Land Of Legends Raceway Track champs Marcuccilli, Ferguson & Minutolo beat rain to collect fairgrounds feature gold Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – May 19, 2018 – Open-wheel veteran Alan Johnson from Middlesex has been winning car races at the Ontario County Fairgrounds for over 40 years. His 122nd career Pepsi Big-Block Modified victory in the Geneva Club Beverage & Mountain Dew/Armed Forces Saturday Spectacular at Land Of Legends Raceway may have been the shortest after rain trimmed the feature event to 25 laps. “Started sprinkling…

View More

Wight Wins Brewerton Speedway Modified Opener

  2 months ago     1625 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Larry Wight Wins Brewerton Speedway Modified Opener Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – The Brewerton Speedway kicked off the 2018 racing season with perfect weather for fans and race teams for round one of the season long chase for the championships in the four divisions at the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon.’ Larry Wight out of Phoenix, NY made a statement that he will be a contender for the track championship in 2018 taking the win in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds. Wight took the lead on a lap-8 restart and from there…

View More

WHELEN ENGINEERING NIGHT FEATURES 4 DIVISIONS OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT

  2 months ago     115 Views     Leave your thoughts  

WHELEN ENGINEERING NIGHT FEATURES 4 DIVISIONS OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 18, 2018 . . . Just 32 points separate the top five racers in the NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modified point standings at Grandview Speedway with young Brett Kressley leading the way with 557 tallies. All five racers and many more will be looking to improve their standings in the battle for the lucrative NASCAR and Track championships as stock car racing gets the green flag on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. The night of…

View More

FX Caprara Car Companies to Pace Weedsport Speedway Competitors Beginning this Sunday

  2 months ago     131 Views     Leave your thoughts  

FX Caprara Car Companies to Pace Weedsport Speedway Competitors Beginning this Sunday Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 16, 2018) – FX Caprara Car Companies returns as the official pace car provider for Weedsport Speedway and will lead the field to green during this Sunday’s Ice Breaker 50 at The Port. The beautiful Ford Fusion pace car will pace all events at the fast 3/8 mile in 2018. Located at 18712 Route 11 in Watertown, NY, FX Caprara Car Companies is a vehicle superstore ready to help you with all of…

View More