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THUNDER SERIES TO CLOSE OUT SUCCESSFUL SEASON AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

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$5,000 To Win, $1,000 for 10th and $500 to Start Mods at the Madhouse Traffic Jam THUNDER SERIES TO CLOSE OUT SUCCESSFUL SEASON AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (September 23, 2017) – The twenty-eighth season of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will close out a successful season when the annual House of Thunder Halloween Party invades the Grandview Speedway Saturday night, October 14. What a season that started with Brady Bacon winning the USAC event as Kyle Larson took the victory in the 410…

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PAINE COLLECTS ‘GUNSLINGER 50’ WIN ON OUTLAW SPEEDWAY FALL NATIONALS

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PAINE COLLECTS 'GUNSLINGER 50' WIN ON OUTLAW SPEEDWAY FALL NATIONALS NIGHT #2 Story By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY.....The second day of the Fall Nations at Outlaw Speedway again brought warm, sunny weather and a full pit area, headlined by the Friendly Dodge Outlaw Modifieds running the 'Gunslinger 50', part of the Insinger Performance/Sunoco Race Fuels series of events at the facility. The 50-lap Friendly Dodge Outlaw Modified feature saw Alan Johnson and Steve Paine move to the front and battle for the lead in the opening laps as Andy Bachetti was coming up from his…

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Varin Completes Modified Weekend Sweep at Fonda Speedway

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Bobby Varin Wins Saturday's Super DIRTcar Series Feature at the 'Track of Champions;' Victorious in Fourth-Straight Start in the Alton and Carole Palmer Owned No. 76 Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY- September 24, 2017- Success in racing often comes as the direct result of a few necessary character traits; talent, work ethic and at times, pure unadulterated luck. On Saturday night at the Fonda Speedway in Fonda, N.Y., all three of those traits culminated in a way that most Hollywood directors couldn't have scripted if their careers or their lives absolutely depended on it. After surviving…

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Chevrolet Performance Returns as Sportsman Modified Sponsor at NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Chevrolet Performance Returns as Sportsman Modified Sponsor at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 22, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing is pleased to welcome back Chevrolet Performance as sponsor of the NAPA Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified main event, the Chevrolet Performance 75, on October 8, 2017. Chevrolet, one of America's most iconic brands, is a long-time supporter of DIRTcar Racing and Super DIRT Week. For nearly 50 years, Chevrolet has fueled the passion of automotive enthusiasts. Engine blocks, engines, transmissions, Connect & Cruise systems and other Chevrolet Performance parts are…

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Varin Kicks Off Fonda Finale Weekend with King of Dirt Victory

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Bobby Varin Wheels the Alton and Carole Palmer Owned No. 76 to KoD Victory Friday Night at the 'Track of Champions' Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY - September 23, 2017 - There are moments in racing where youthful exuberance overcomes age and experience. The small-block modified feature on Friday night at the Fonda Speedway in Fonda, N.Y. wasn't one of those moments. After a spirited game of cat and mouse between young gun Jessey Mueller and seasoned veteran Bobby Varin that began at the onset of the evening for the King of Dirt small-block modified…

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Georgia Late Model Racer Ahnna Parkhurst Set To Make The Long Trip North To The Fulton Speedway

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Georgia Late Model Racer Ahnna Parkhurst Set To Make The Long Trip North To The Fulton Speedway To Compete In The Late Models During The 32nd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos Provided By: Fulton Speedway FULTON, NY – September 22, 2017 – If there was a long distance award handed out during the 32nd Annual Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility Outlaw 200 Weekend it would go to Evans, GA Late Model racer Ahnna Parkhurst. The 17-year-old lady racer will make the almost 1,000-mile trip north to the Fulton Speedway to compete in Pit Stop Convenience Stores…

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NJ Champions Pauch Jr. & Watt Headed To American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals

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NJ Track Champions Billy Pauch Jr. (New Egypt) and Ryan Watt (Bridgeport) Headed To American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10 At Afton Motorsports Park Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – New Jersey’s two operating dirt tracks will see their champions in Empire State action on Columbus Day weekend. Both Billy Pauch Jr., the New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway champion, and Ryan Watt, the point title winner at Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway, have set plans to compete in the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10 taking place October 6-7 at Afton Motorsports Park. The Modified portion…

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Fulton Speedway Welcomes Event And Division Title Sponsors For The 32nd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend

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The Fulton Speedway Welcomes Event And Division Title Sponsors For The 32nd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend September 29-30 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – September 21, 2017 – The Fulton Speedway would like to thank and recognize their marketing partners who are division and event sponsors for the 32nd Annual Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on September 29-30. Event Sponsor -Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility. Located just a mile north up Route 57 from the Speedway, Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility provides 75 full-time local jobs with…

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Names to Look Out for Come NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week

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Names to Look Out for Come NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Big-Block Modified drivers aiming to add their name to the history books Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - Sept. 21, 2017 - The largest Big-Block Modified race of the year is upon us with the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. For the last several decades, drivers in the Big-Block Modified ranks have one goal in mind, etch their name on the crowned-jewel event of Big-Block Modified racing and take home the $50,000-pay check.…

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BALLARD BACK IN THE BIG BLOCK MODIFIED RANKS

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BALLARD BACK IN THE BIG BLOCK MODIFIED RANKS Story By: Mike Wisniewski/Wiz Motorsports Communications Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (September 21, 2017) – After racing in the Crate Sportsman class for the past few seasons, Brett Ballard recently made a return to the Big Block Modified ranks. “In August, my race team evaluated our current season and where we wanted to go. Thus, we decided to move back to the Modified division and we made a deal to purchase a Big Block engine. I am really looking forward to competing with the Modifieds again,” remarked Ballard. Ballard began his…

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Industrial Tire of CNY Returns As The Title Sponsor Of The Sportsman Shootout At The Outlaw 200

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Industrial Tire of CNY Returns As The Title Sponsor Of The Sportsman Shootout At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend September 29-30 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – September 20, 2017- Major marketing partner, Industrial Tire of CNY, will once again be the title sponsor of the lucrative, driver and fan favorite Sportsman Shootout Championship 50 during the 32nd Annual Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on September 29-30. Known as one of the crown jewels and prestigious races to win for the Sportsman in the Northeast, one had…

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Modified Racing at Georgetown Speedway Has Produced A “Who’s-Who” Of Winners

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Modified Racing at Georgetown Speedway Has Produced A “Who’s-Who” Of Winners; Sept. 29 ‘Showdown’ Up Next! Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Modified racing at Georgetown Speedway this season has been ultra-competitive. Just take a look at the winners. A virtual “who’s-who” list of big-block/small-block competitors has graced Victory Lane at the historic half-mile oval, leaving fans to question who will be next when racing returns on Friday, September 29 for the ‘September Showdown’ paying $3,000 to the winner and $250 to start. The season began on a blustery, cold March afternoon with the Melvin…

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MAKING THE “GRAND DADDY” EVENT AT FONDA TRULY SPECIAL

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MAKING THE “GRAND DADDY” EVENT AT FONDA TRULY SPECIAL Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – This past Saturday September 16, one of the biggest if not the biggest events for the sportsman division was held at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway when the “Grand Daddy” event, which was presented by Tom & Sharon Spencer and Adirondack Leather, was held in memory of the late Don Warner. To put an event of this magnitude on at any race track is a huge deal and the Warner family had many sponsors step up to the…

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Sportsman Drivers Stand Ready for the NAPA Super DIRT Week Chevy Performance 75

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Talented Pool of Sportsman Drivers Stand Ready for the NAPA Super DIRT Week Chevy Performance 75 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. - Sept. 19, 2017 - As the most pervasive class at DIRTcar Northeast tracks, the Sportsman Modified division consists of a talented group of drivers, some of whom have already had a stellar season and are favored to win the Chevy Performance 75 on Sunday, October 8. Rocky Warner: This guy has been dominating the Sportsman division this season. He has already collected 20 wins under the DIRTcar banner, plus other victories along the…

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KING OF THE BIG BLOCK WEEKEND RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT

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KING OF THE BIG BLOCK WEEKEND RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Just one year ago, Billy Pauch added another title to his storied career when he drove to the win in the Bridgeport Speedway’s King of the Big Block event on the lightning fast 5/8 mile speedway. This week, Pauch will return to defend that title! With so many of the area’s big events featuring the small block modifieds, it was the wish of the Bridgeport Speedway’s management team to showcase their Big Block Modifieds in a prestigious event as one of the…

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FONDA SPEEDWAY PRESENTS A HUGE TWO DAY RACING PROGRAM THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY

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FONDA SPEEDWAY PRESENTS A HUGE TWO DAY RACING PROGRAM THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23 the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will run a huge two day racing program with the running of the “Prelude to the Party Weekend”! Friday evenings racing schedule includes the King of Dirt (KOD) 358 Modifieds, the DIRTcar/King of Dirt (KOD) 602 Sportsman, an open pro stock feature with DIRTcar rules in effect, the CRSA sprint cars, street stocks, and modified warm ups for anyone looking for…

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Five Top 10’s in Three Days For HBR

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Five Top 10's in Three Days For HBR Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – September 18, 2017 – The Heinke-Baldwin team earned five top ten finishes, including a pair of top-fives, during their three-day race weekend with the Super DIRTcar Series. Jimmy Phelps opened the evening at Brewerton Speedway Friday night with a second-place heat race finish, placing him into the top-12 redraw. Pre race festivities saw Phelps draw the outside pole for the Duel at the Demon 100. “We backed up a little at the beginning,” Phelps said. “We were way too tight…

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Britten Rallies Three Top-Ten Finishes with Super DIRTcar

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Britten Rallies Three Top-Ten Finishes with Super DIRTcar Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – September 18, 2017 – Joining the Super DIRTcar Series for a full three-day weekend of racing, ‘Batman’ Peter Britten was able to overcome several challenges and battle his way forward each night to collect three top-10 finishes. “Everything pretty much went against us this weekend but we were able to make something out of it,” Britten said. “We made lemonade out of lemons.” Britten opened the weekend on Friday evening at Brewerton Speedway where he finished second…

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Nine Events, Nine Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winners; 10th “Working Man’s Race” Victor October 7?

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Nine Events, Nine Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winners; 10th “Working Man’s Race” Victor October 7? Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff AFTON, NY – In nine editions, the ‘Working Man’s Race’ last lived up to its name. Nine big-block/small-block Modified races, nine different winners. On Friday-Saturday, October 6-7, the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals celebrates its 10th anniversary at Afton Motorsports Park. The Modifieds run 50 laps - $5,000 to win, $400 to start – offering points toward the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Halmar International North Region. The Modified…

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LaDuc Sails to Open Competition Win for 50th Devil’s Bowl Speedway Victory

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LaDuc Sails to Open Competition Win for 50th Devil’s Bowl Speedway Victory Yetman survives for KOD Pro Stock championship Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photos By: Barry Snelling/Devil’s Bowl Speedway WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Tim LaDuc cemented his place in the Devil’s Bowl Speedway record books on Sunday, September 17, taking the 50th feature race win of his career. The Orwell, Vt., veteran topped a wild-looking field in the Sunoco Race Fuels “Carl Vladyka Memorial” open-competition event for Sportsman Modifieds, dominating the post-season 29-lap special with a billboard-style sail panel mounted to the body of his car. Other…

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NON-STOP RACING ON SATURDAY OF EASTERN STATES WEEKEND

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NON-STOP RACING ON SATURDAY OF EASTERN STATES WEEKEND Small-Block Modifieds and 305 Sprint Cars Star on Saturday Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Harry Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (September 18)……..The Small-Block Modifieds, powered by 358-cubic inch engines, will be the Saturday, October 21 headline attraction during the 56th Annual Eastern States Weekend at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. This year’s 41st Annual Eastern States Small-Block Modified Championship Presented by Halmar International, WLR Construction, and Arkel Motors race will be 100 laps in distance. A star-studded lineup of top Small-Block Modified drivers from the entire Northeast dirt track Modified…

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Escape RV Joins October 19 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway

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Escape RV Joins October 19 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway As Presenting Sponsor Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY – The Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at Orange County Fair Speedway has generated buzz among racers and fans as a kickoff to the 56th annual Eastern States Weekend. Escape RV has joined the Thursday, October 19 event as a presenting sponsor as the countdown continues to the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Halmar International North Region finale. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds will roar…

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THUNDER SERIES FINALE AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

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THUNDER SERIES FINALE AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 NAPA AUTO PARTS MODS AT THE MADHOUSE PAYS $5,000 TO WIN, $1,000 FOR 10TH & $500 TO START Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (September 17, 2017) – The annual House of Thunder Halloween Party will return to the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night, October 14 to close out the successful 2017 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. Expect a “thriller” with a three division program that will include the Big Block Modifieds/358 Modifieds in a 40 lap feature plus the Sportsman and MASS Sprint…

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Tim Fuller wins an entertaining Super DIRTcar Series event at Mohawk

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Tim Fuller wins an entertaining Super DIRTcar Series event at Mohawk! Fuller’s first Super DIRTcar Series Victory of 2017 Story By: Tim Baltz/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com HOGANSBURG, NY – SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 – While Mohawk International Raceway regulars showed the way early in the 100-lap event, it was Super DIRTcar Series regular, Tim Fuller that was able to get by Billy Dunn on Lap 60 en route to his first Series victory of 2017. “We gambled before tonight to see if we wanted to bring the big or small block and we decided on the small block,”…

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STRUNK WINS SECOND STRAIGHT SIXER

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STRUNK WINS SECOND STRAIGHT FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC IN HONOR OF BRUCE ROGERS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY EARNING IN EXCESS OF $30,000 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. September 17, 2017 . . . Jeff Strunk, the defending winner of Grandview Speedway’s Freedom 76, now has the distinction of being the leading winner of the event at seven having been in a tie at six with Billy Pauch. Strunk took home the checkered in the 47th Annual Freedom 76-lap T.P. Trailers NASCAR Modified feature in honor of promoter Bruce Rogers who passed away earlier in the…

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VARIN “KING OF DIRT” AT A/S

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VARIN “KING OF DIRT” Miller Cashes In Big In “Street Stock Nationals” Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (September 15, 2017 ) - Bobby Varin came to Albany-Saratoga Speedway Friday night and drove away with the $3,000 payday in the "King of the Dirt 358 Nationals. Starting from the third spot by virtue of the draw, Varin stalked the leaders early in the 40-lap race. On lap 29 he pulled a slide job on Jeremy Wilder, who had led from the get-go. Coming out of turn 2 Wilder went a bit high and Varin…

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Corey Barker Tops Star Studded DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Field At The Brewerton Speedway

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Corey Barker Tops Star Studded DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Field At The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – September 15, 2017 – Corey Barker from Fulton, NY gave himself the best birthday present possible Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway, a trip to victory lane after winning the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Central Region “Duel at the Demon 50” presented by Gillee’s CITGO Lubricants. In the feature, Central Region series point leader Dave Marcuccilli would take command of the race on lap-4 and looked to run away and hide with the only…

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Sheppard Comes on Late to Win Duel at the Demon 100 at Brewerton Speedway

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Sheppard Comes on Late to Win Duel at the Demon 100 at Brewerton Speedway Story By: Mike Mallett/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Sept. 15, 2017 – It was a wild night at the Brewerton Speedway as Matt Sheppard continued his solid form taking home his ninth Super DIRTcar Series triumph of the 2017 racing season. The Waterloo, N.Y., driver did it the hard way by first passing Brewerton Speedway track champion and Super DIRTcar Series high-point man Billy Decker before working over Larry Wight in the final ten laps to pass him…

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BOUC WINS S&D BODYLINE’S 2017 PERFECT ATTENDANCE BONUS AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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DANNY BOUC WINS S&D BODYLINE'S 2017 PERFECT ATTENDANCE BONUS AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/Wiz Motorsports Communiations Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (September 16, 2017) - For the second year in a row, S&D Bodyline, a specialty fabrication business for asphalt and dirt racing in Bath, PA, sponsored a Perfect Attendance Bonus Award at New Egypt Speedway. Out of the twenty-nine drivers eligible from the 358 Modifieds, Hammer Sportsman and Crate Modifieds, Danny Bouc was drawn as the winner during intermission of the Legends of the Fall race on Saturday, September 9. Winning the S&D Bodyline…

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TWO BIG NIGHTS OF RACING ACTION AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY STARTS TONIGHT

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY OFFERING TWO BIG NIGHTS OF RACING, SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE, TOPPED BY $30,000 TO WIN FREEDOM 76 FEATURING A BEVY OF TOP RACING TALENTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 15, 2017 . . . The excitement, the action, of the 47th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic In Honor of Bruce Rogers is already started. There are campers in place as they set up their home for the weekend on the Grandview Speedway grounds. Tonight fans will be entertained with a doubleheader show of Mid Atlantic Sprint Series 305 Sprints and Sportsman…

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$10,000 Velocita South Region Championship Battle Continues Saturday, September 30 at Bridgeport Speedway

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP $10,000 Velocita South Region Championship Battle Continues Saturday, September 30 at Bridgeport Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BRIDGEPORT, NJ – Only two races remain and a $10,000 champion will be decided. The road to the title stops next in Bridgeport, New Jersey on Saturday, September 30. The ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ is set for Bridgeport Speedway, the seventh round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Velocita-USA South Region, a 40-lap big-block/small-block Modified battle on the five-eighths-mile. More than $25,000 in purse money…

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Volusia Speedway Park Receives Only Minor Damage from Hurricane Irma

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Volusia Speedway Park Receives Only Minor Damage from Hurricane Irma DIRTcar Nationals Goes on as Scheduled, February 6-17, 2018 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL - Sept. 14, 2017 - Volusia Speedway Park was hit hard by Hurricane Irma on Saturday and into Sunday Morning, like much of the Sunshine State, but the facility escaped with only minor damage. The actual racing surface of Volusia Speedway Park was prepped well in advance for the expected heavy rain and winds, but the facility did incur some minor damage to fencing and has some clean-up to do before…

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DANNY JOHNSON AND RICK LAUBACH ARE LATEST TOP DIRT MODIFIED TALENTS TO ENTER SATURDAY’S 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76

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DANNY JOHNSON AND RICK LAUBACH ARE LATEST TOP DIRT MODIFIED TALENTS TO ENTER SATURDAY’S 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 WITH $30,000 FIRST PLACE MONEY UP FOR GRABS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY VON DOHREN, STRUNK AND GULAR ARE GUARANTEED STARTERS SPRINTS AND SPORTSMAN IN FRIDAY NIGHT DOUBLEHEADER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 14, 2017 . . . New Yorker Danny Johnson, a past winner of the prestigious Forrest Rogers Memorial at Grandview, and Rick Laubach, one of the top area talents in dirt track Modified racing, have entered Saturday’s 47th Annual Freedom 76 Classic In Honor…

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Action Heats up at Fulton Speedway with the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Modified “Win and You’re In”

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Action Heats up at Fulton Speedway with the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Modified "Win and You're In" Big-Block Modified drivers will vie for final qualifying spot in NAPA Super DIRT Week's Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - September 14, 2017 - As the sun goes down at Oswego Speedway on Saturday afternoon, October 7, the lights will go on at Fulton Speedway , just 15 minutes away, when the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series joins NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for one night…

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Mid-Atlantic Championship Offers Something For Every Fan; STSS Modifieds, Super Late Models, Small-Block Mods, Mid-Atlantic Sprints & More October 27-28

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Georgetown Speedway Mid-Atlantic Championship Offers Something For Every Fan; STSS Modifieds, Super Late Models, Small-Block Mods, Mid-Atlantic Sprints & More October 27-28 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend at Georgetown Speedway is set and it offers something for the tastes of almost every race fan. Two full days of racing at the historic oval on Friday-Saturday October 27-28 will bring down the curtain on a very successful season at the Sussex County facility. The final event of the 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP…

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FALL FINALE CLOSES OUT ALBANY-SARATOGA SEASON

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FALL FINALE CLOSES OUT ALBANY-SARATOGA SEASON $1000 to Win Classic Muscle Car Street Stock Race On, Card Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (September 12, 2017)- The poet T.S. Elliot said: "Life doesn't end with a bang but with a whimper." That is not true of the season finale at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. The 2017 season will come to close with a bang and then some. On the card, for Friday night, September 15, is "The King of the Dirt 358 Modified Series." The 40-lap race will be known as "The Small Block Nationals" and…

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2017 BRIDGEPORT CHAMPIONS CROWNED

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2017 BRIDGEPORT CHAMPIONS CROWNED Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Mother Nature may have prevented racing on the last Saturday night of the regular Bridgeport season but she could not stop the Bridgeport Speedway from crowning its 2017 champions. While track management would have preferred to completed the 2017 Championship on the track, rain throughout the area called for a cancellation decision as it did with all area tracks. For the third time in his career, Boyertown, PA driver, Ryan Watt was crowned as the 2017 Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified Champion. Watt becomes the…

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SOMEONE WILL BE $30,000 RICHER WHEN THE 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC IS FINISHED ON SATURDAY

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SOMEONE WILL BE $30,000 RICHER WHEN THE 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC IS FINISHED ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH AT GRANDVIEW; HORTON AND FRIESEN ENTERED And don’t forget the Sprints and Sportsman racing action on Friday night Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 13, 2017 . . . Most are talking about the $30,000 to win 47th Annual Freedom 76 Classic In Honor of Bruce Rogers featuring many of the top names in dirt track Modified stock car racing at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, September 16th at 7 p.m. The latest top talents…

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‘Hard Clay Finale’ Short Track Super Series Special Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Short Track Super Series Special Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY – The 56th annual Eastern States Weekend ranks as the most historic dirt Modified event in the Northeast. In 2017, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP kicks it all off. The Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ is set for Thursday, October 19 at Orange County Fair Speedway, launching a true ‘weekend of speed’ at the venerable five-eighths-mile oval. The 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event will bring down…

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HBR Quick in Quebec

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HBR Quick in Quebec Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – September 12, 2017 – The HBR team produced strong results throughout last weekend’s Super DIRTcar Series events in Canada. The team produced two top-five finishes and two-top ten finishes. Together, the team has earned 18 top-ten finishes out of 20 Super DIRTcar Series events. Friday evening saw the team at Autodrome Granby with the Super DIRTcar Series. Jimmy Phelps timed fifth in his group and ran fifth in the heat race. Phelps started on the outside of the seventh row for the main event.…

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Britten Rebounds After Flip; Receives Support From Fellow Drivers

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Britten Rebounds After Flip; Receives Support From Fellow Drivers Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – September 11, 2017 – Peter Britten was on pace to battle for his second Super DIRTcar Series triumph Friday night at Autodrome Granby before his car went flipping, abruptly ending his night. “Of course it wasn’t what we had planned,” Britten said. “Obviously I lost a racecar and being a small team you can’t really afford to lose racecars.” Britten opened his weekend Friday evening at Autodrome Granby. Britten started fourth in his heat and finished third, placing him…

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Transforming the Steel Palace to the Clay Palace

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Transforming the Steel Palace to the Clay Palace Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 11, 2017 - As soon as Oswego Speedway closed its doors on the 2017 season last week, DIRTcar Racing crews began the arduous task of once again taking the historic speedway back to its dirt-racing roots, transforming the Steel Palace to a Clay Palace for Racing's Biggest Party. For the second straight year, Oswego Speedway will host NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week from October 1- 8, 2017. This year, officials gained access to the facility two weeks earlier than…

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JUSTIN SHEA GETS REDEMPTION WITH LATE RACE PASS AT SHARON

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JUSTIN SHEA GETS REDEMPTION WITH LATE RACE PASS AT SHARON FOR 1ST CAREER SWEENEY RUSH SPORTSMAN MOD BICKNELL TOUR WIN IN $800 "APPLE FESTIVAL NATIONALS" September 8-9, 2017 Story By: Mike Leone/Sharon Speedway Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com (Hartford, OH)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Sportsman Modified Series powered by Pace Performance headed to Sharon Speedway on Friday and Saturday night for a Bicknell Racing Products Touring Series event as part of the track's annual "Apple Festival Nationals" for the fourth consecutive year. It marked the second and final appearance of the season to the 3/8-mile Hartford, Ohio oval and race…

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DON WARNER MEMORIAL BRINGS FONDA SPEEDWAY BACK TO ACTION ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16

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“THE GRAND DADDY” DON WARNER MEMORIAL BRINGS FONDA SPEEDWAY BACK TO ACTION ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16 AFTER THE ANNUAL FONDA FAIR Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com After a three-week break for the annual Fonda Fair, the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will be back in action on Saturday, September 16 with a special racing program consisting of a 50-lap event for the 602 sportsman titled “The Grand Daddy”. The race, which will be presented, by Tom and Sharon Spencer and Adirondack Leather will pay $2,000 to win plus additional lap money that will also be available…

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VETERAN ORANGE COUNTY RACERS SEEK EASTERN STATES GOLD

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VETERAN ORANGE COUNTY RACERS SEEK EASTERN STATES GOLD Former winners looking for a return to Victory Lane Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (September 11)……..Five veteran drivers who are also previous Eastern States victors and Orange County Fair Speedway Big-Block Modified point champions are looking to a return to Victory Lane in the headline Eastern States 200, Sunday, October 22 at the historic Middletown, New York five-eighths-mile “Hard Clay” race track. The five, who competed weekly at the speedway in 2017, include 1988 winner Rich Eurich, 1991 and 1995 winner Jimmy Horton, 2007 winner…

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Tremont Jr. Claims KoD Win, Champions Crowned

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Kenny Tremont Jr. Claims KoD Win, Champions Crowned Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com The final night of the racing season at Lebanon Valley Speedway saw some great racing action, but also an incredible amount of feistiness. Drivers wanted to get all they could before the curtain came down. By virtue of the redraw, Demetrios Drellos scored the pole for the 35-lap King of Dirt Small Block Modified feature. Once the green came out, Drellos used short-run speed to open up a gap on Brett Haas. Within a few laps, Haas began to turn the tables.…

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Warner Pockets $5,000 in Ultimate Sportsman Showdown at Utica-Rome

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Warner Pockets $5,000 in Ultimate Sportsman Showdown at Utica-Rome Story By: John Tiff/Utica-Rome Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY – It came down to a race between two of the best in the Sportsman division on Sunday night at the Utica-Rome Speedway in the first ever Ultimate Sportsman Showdown. Rocky Warner and Dave Marcuccilli battled during the 50-lap feature with Warner coming out on top and taking the winner’s share of $5,000. “This is pretty darn good,” said Warner after a roof dance in victory lane. “I got to thank the sponsors that put the money up. I hope…

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VONDOHREN EARNS 10TH TP TRAILERS NASCAR 358 MODIFIED TITLE AT GRANDVIEW

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CRAIG VONDOHREN EARNS 10TH TP TRAILERS NASCAR 358 MODIFIED TITLE AT GRANDVIEW; CHUCK SCHUTZ IS NINE TIME BRC LATE MODEL TITLEHOLDER AND BRIAN HIRTHLER WINS SPORTSMAN TITLE FOR FIRST TIME 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC IN HONOR OF BRUCE ROGERS THIS SATURDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 11, 2017 . . . For the 10th time in his legendary auto racing career Craig VonDohren is the TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified champion at Grandview Speedway. It is the third straight year that the Oley, PA driver topped the point standings at the…

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Brewerton Speedway Welcomes Muscular Dystrophy Association As Part Of The Duel At The Demon On Friday

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The Brewerton Speedway Welcome Muscular Dystrophy Association As Part Of The Duel At The Demon On Friday, Sept 15 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – September 10, 2017 – When there are people in need nobody steps up like the racing family. On Friday, September 15 folks from the Muscular Dystrophy Association will be on hand at the Brewerton Speedway for the Modified Super DIRTcar Series “Duel at the Demon 100” and the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series “Duel at the Demon 50” presented by Gillie's NAPA Auto.Truck.Marine.HD and Gillie’s CITGO Lubricants.…

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MANY WILL BE TRYING FOR THE $30,000 VICTORY AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SEPTEMBER 16

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MANY TOP NAMES IN THE SPORT HAVE WON THE FREEDOM 76 AND MANY HAVE NOT; MANY WILL BE TRYING FOR THE $30,000 VICTORY AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SEPTEMBER 16 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 10, 2017 . . . Many of the top names in dirt track Modified stock car racing have won the Freedom 76 Classic at Grandview Speedway. And there are many top names in the sport that are still without a win in the prestigious race. Many past winners and non-winners will be entered in the September 16th 47th…

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