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Super DIRT Week XLIV Wednesday Notebook

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Super DIRT Week XLIV Wednesday Notebook 78 Big Block Modifieds took to the track for a 2 hour practice yesterday, some drivers entered two cars but some drivers such as Brett Hearn didnt participate in the session. The throwback paint schemes are beyond phenomenal and I wish more teams participated, I get they only had a few weeks to put this all together, but still. Look for another article on that in the coming days. Billy Decker was the fastest in Wednesday's practice at 31.774 seconds around the Moody Mile at the New York State Fairgrounds. A lot…

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Kicks Off with Hundreds of Campers at the N.Y. State Fairgrounds and High-Speeds on the Moody Mile

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] NAPA Super DIRT Week Kicks Off with Hundreds of Campers at the N.Y. State Fairgrounds and High-Speeds on the Moody Mile SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Oct. 7, 2015 - The "Finale at the Fairgrounds" is finally underway. Wednesdaymorning hundreds of campers rolled into the New York State Fairgrounds to kick off the 44th NAPA Super DIRT Week, then Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series drivers raced onto the Moody Mile for their first laps at the historic venue. It was a bittersweet day for many of the racers. With every driver wanting desperately to be the final winner at the…

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Johnson Crashes Hearn’s Party During Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party at Weedsport Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Johnson Crashes Hearn’s Party During Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party at Weedsport Speedway   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Oct. 7, 2015 – Weedsport Speedway hosted the Super DIRT Week kickoff party Wednesday, and it was Danny Johnson who crashed Brett Hearn’s party during the 75-lap small-block modified feature. Hearn dominated the DIRTcar 358 Modified event that served as the first racing action of the 44th annual Super DIRT Week, leading nearly 50 laps until Johnson caught him in the closing laps and pulled away for the victory. “Obviously, it’s awesome,” Johnson said of his No. 27 machine on top…

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A TRICK OR TREAT SESSION TO TAKE PLACE AT THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] A TRICK OR TREAT SESSION TO TAKE PLACE AT THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (October 7, 2015) – Prior to the racing action on the track, a trick or treat session will take place at the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship at Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday, October 31. All are invited to participate in this special trick or treat which will take place in the quarter mile pit area located just to the right of the main grandstand entrance. The…

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Dave Blaney Returning to Syracuse in a Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified for a Final Shot at NAPA Super DIRT Week Glory

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Dave Blaney Returning to Syracuse in a Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified for a Final Shot at NAPA Super DIRT Week Glory SYRACUSE, N.Y. – October. 6, 2015 - Dave Blaney, the “Buckeye Bullet” from Hartford, Ohio, and a former NASCAR star, will be among the entrants trying to capture Sunday’s Syracuse 200 during NAPA Super DIRT Week’s “Finale at the Fairgrounds” celebration this week. Blaney, a former of champion of both the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the USAC Silver Crown Series, will strap into the J&S Racing Big-Block Modified No. 74 Teo Pro Car built…

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VONDOHREN, SCHUTZ AND KRESSLEY TO BE HONORED AT ANNUAL GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AWARDS FUNCTION, TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] VONDOHREN, SCHUTZ AND KRESSLEY TO BE HONORED AT ANNUAL GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AWARDS FUNCTION, TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW BECHTELSVILLE, PA October 3, 2015 . . . The 53rd Annual Grandview Speedway Awards Banquet is set for Saturday, November 21st at the Gilbertsville, PA Fire Co. Social Hall.                 Craig VonDohren will be honored for the eighth time as the T.P.Trailers NASCAR Whelen All American Series 358 Modified champion while Chuck Schutz will receive his awards for taking the BRC NASCAR Late Model title for the seventh time. And young Brett Kressley will take home the top prize as NASCAR…

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Syracuse – In One Word

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Syracuse – In One Word By: Pete MacDonald Kicking off our coverage of Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds next week with this, everyone can say what they want about what goes on during the annual festival of speed in Central New York but I’m certainly going to miss the trek to the New York State Fairgrounds each October. I recently asked the question, if you had to describe Super DIRT Week at Syracuse in one word what would it be? Ryan Godown (Modified Driver): Piece of my life. Jim Spellmon (2014 Super DIRT Week…

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That’s a Wrap on the 2015 New Egypt Speedway Season Mid Atlantic Championship Weekend Cancelled

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] That’s a Wrap on the 2015 New Egypt Speedway Season Mid Atlantic Championship Weekend Cancelled   New Egypt, NJ--                               With the conclusion of New Egypt Speedway’s third annual All Star Cup event this past weekend, the 2015 racing season has officially come to an end. The Mid Atlantic Championship Weekend that was schedule for October 30th and 31st at the Speedway has been cancelled.   “We have some work that needs to be done to the track before the predicted harsh winter sets in,” said General Manager Allyse Wolfinger. “We need that to be able to settle so…

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Mike Mahaney Earns First-Ever Southern Tier Challenge Cup Championship

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mike Mahaney Earns First-Ever Southern Tier Challenge Cup Championship; Top-10 Features Even Split Between I-88 and Thunder Mountain Speedways; Tires Available For Pick-Up At I-88 Speedway During Oct. 9-10 Short Track SuperNationals 8 AFTON, NY – The first-ever American Racer Southern Tier Challenge Cup, a $10,000 program involving I-88 Speedway in Afton, N.Y., and Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y., is complete. And the inaugural champion, representing I-88 Speedway, is Mike Mahaney of King Ferry, N.Y. Mahaney accrued some 840 points utilizing his best-15 feature finishes at the Afton Fairgrounds oval driving the Charlie Davis-owned No. 21.…

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Championship On The Line Saturday At I-88 Speedway October 10 For Short Track Super Series Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Championship On The Line Saturday At I-88 Speedway October 10 For Short Track Super Series Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region; Stewart Friesen Aims For $15,000 Title, List Of Contenders Battle For Share Of $38,000-Plus STSS North Region Point Fund AFTON, NY – A championship is on the line when the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek rolls into I-88 Speedway next weekend. On Friday-Saturday October 9-10, the Afton Fairgrounds becomes a hub of activity with the running of the Halmar International Short Track SuperNationals 8 presented by Olum’s. The two-day ‘Working Man’s Race’ has become more lucrative…

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Future of NAPA Super DIRT Week Will Be at State-of-the-Art Central New York Raceway Park

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Future of NAPA Super DIRT Week Will Be at State-of-the-Art Central New York Raceway Park DIRTcar ready to welcome fans to next week’s ‘Finale at the Fairgrounds’ SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Sept. 30, 2015 - The 44th annual NAPA Super DIRT Week is only ONE week away at the New York State Fairgrounds, but DIRTcar Racing and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are already looking to the future, jointly announcing today the event will relocate to Central New York Raceway Park when completed. "The State of New York has made a 10-year commitment to Super DIRT Week to keep…

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WITH A NEW NON-CONFLICTING DATE AVAILABLE, THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP SHIFTS TO SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] WITH A NEW NON-CONFLICTING DATE AVAILABLE, THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP SHIFTS TOSATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 Sicklerville, NJ (September 29, 2015) – With a new non-conflicting date available, the Bridgeport Speedway management team, Colonial Pipeline and Wiz Motorsports Communications have jointly agreed to move the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship from Saturday, November 7 to Saturday, October 31. The shift was made possible as New Egypt Speedway has decided to cancel their Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend which was set to take place on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31. This…

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region Point Standings

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region Point Standings *After Thunder Mountain, Sept. 27 Position Car No. Driver OCFS Big D Accord Thunder I-88 Woodhull Thunder Attendance Total 1 44 Stewart Friesen 100 95 DROP 95 100 100 100 75 665 2 27J Danny Johnson 90 54 85 90 72 90 DROP 75 556 3 55 Anthony Perrego 65 85 80 85 DROP 42 90 75 522 4 34 Andy Bachetti 62 68 60 DROP 95 76 85 75 521 5 14H/2A Jeff Heotzler 41 DROP 65 72 90 48 58 75 449…

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DUANE HOWARD INVADES AND TAKES $7,500+ OUT OF NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Modified Heat 1- 1. Duane Howard 2. Craig VonDohren 3. John Willman 4. Willie Osmun Modified Heat 2- 1. Billy Pauch 2. Frank Cozze 3. Tad Cox 4. Jeff Strunk Modified Heat 3- 1. Neal Williams 2. Jimmy Horton 3. Rick Laubach 4. Mike Butler Modified Heat 4- 1. Ryan Godown 2. Dominick Buffalino 3. Danny Bouc 4. Ryan Watt Modified Consi 1- 1. David VanHorn 2. Rocco Infante 3. PJ Oliver 4. Chad Barney Modified Consi 2- 1. John McClelland 2. Billy Pauch Jr. 3. Doug Manmiller 4. Sammy Piazza Modified Feature (40 laps) 1. Duane Howard…

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Local Driver Chad Cook Steals The Show, But Stewart Friesen Drives To Thunder Mountain Speedway Wade Decker Memorial Triumph & $5,140 Payday

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Local Driver Chad Cook Steals The Show, But Stewart Friesen Drives To Thunder Mountain Speedway Wade Decker Memorial Triumph & $5,140 Payday; Rocky Warner (GRIT American Series Crate 602 Sportsman); Jonathan Carpenter (Street Stock) & Brian Carber (XCel 600 Modified) Also Triumph As 146 Cars Jam Thunder Mountain Pits CENTER LISLE, NY – Local driver Chad Cook may have stolen the show, but it was Stewart Friesen who ended up in Victory Lane on Sunday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., wheeled the Jeff Daley-backed No. 44 to his first triumph at the Center Lisle…

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David Hebert rules at Autodrome Drummond

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] David Hebert rules at Autodrome Drummond DRUMMONDVILLE, QC – September 26, 2015 – Martin Bélanger, DIRTcar Correspondent – Local star David Hebert ran a solid race on his home turf collecting the win in the 125-lap 358 Modified Series event and amassing a cool $5,000. ‘’My car was real good, we made a good pit stop!’’ mentioned Hebert who will be well-positioned coming in the Super DIRT Week. ‘’The next races will be tough going into Syracuse, several big names will race with us in the series’’. Chris Raabe and Dany Bilodeau were on the front row of…

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Decker prevails at Fonda Speedway

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Fourth 2015 Super DIRTcar Series win for the “Franklin Flyer” FONDA, N.Y. – September 26, 2015 – Billy Decker retook the lead from Brett Hearn for the second time on lap 78 and stayed in front the rest of the way to win the Mohawk Valley 100 at Fonda Speedway. It was the defending Super DIRTcar Series (SDS) champion’s fourth series win of the season and his first at Fonda Speedway since 1988. Decker set fast time in qualifying and started fifth in a 31-car field. He passed Hearn for the first time on lap 72 after…

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FRANK COZZE AND RYAN WATT ADDED TO LIST OF INVADERS FOR 3RD ANNUAL ALL STAR CUP SHOOTOUT

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"]  FRANK COZZE AND RYAN WATT ADDED TO LIST OF INVADERS FOR 3RD ANNUAL ALL STAR CUP SHOOTOUT New Egypt, NJ - Two time New Egypt Speedway track champion Frank Cozze and Ryan Watt are the latest invaders to confirm their entries intoSaturday's All Star Cup Shootout paying $7,500 to win and $400 to start. Cozze, who was the Modified champion in 2003 and 2005 and also amassed 26 career wins with his last coming in 2010 at the Ocean County oval, was rather enthusiastic when reached by phone on Thursday. Ryan Watt another former New Egypt Speedway winner…

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ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP IS BEING RESET FOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP IS BEING RESET FOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7 Sicklerville, NJ (September 22, 2015) – With growing concerns over traffic and safety surrounding the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia during the weekend of September 26 and 27, the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship event will now take place on Saturday, November 7 at Bridgeport Speedway. The $10,000 to win race was originally scheduled for Saturday, September 26. This special race featuring any type of dirt Modified stock car will occur on the inner oval at the Southern New…

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Big Weekend at New Egypt Speedway!

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New Egypt Speedway’s All Star Cup Shootout Information Sheet When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 Where: New Egypt Speedway located at 720 Route 539, New Egypt, NJ 08533 GPS Address: 720 Pinehurst Road, New Egypt, NJ 08533 Time: Pit gates open at 11:30 AM for early tech inspection Front gates open at 1:00 PM Fan Fest 1:00-3:00 PM Hot laps will begin at 4:00 PM First green flag will wave at 5:00 PM Pricing: Pit admission $35 With Any Track License; $40 With No Track License Adult General Admission $30 Seniors 65 & Older General…

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Stage Is Set For Halmar International Short Track SuperNationals 8 Presented By Olum’s October 9-10 At I-88 Speedway; $600 Dale & Sue Smith Halfway Leader Award; $288 Zubi’s Racing Hard Charger Award; Registration Underway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Stage Is Set For Halmar International Short Track SuperNationals 8 Presented By Olum’s October 9-10 At I-88 Speedway; $600 Dale & Sue Smith Halfway Leader Award; $288 Zubi’s Racing Hard Charger Award; Registration Underway AFTON, NY – The stage is set for what has evolved into a Columbus Day weekend tradition for the racing community in the Southern Tier. On Friday-Saturday October 9-10, the Afton Fairgrounds becomes a hub of activity with the running of the Halmar International Short Track SuperNationals 8 presented by Olum’s at I-88 Speedway. The two-day ‘Working Man’s Race’ has become more lucrative for…

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New Egypt Speedway Ready for All Star Cup Weekend; Open Practice Added to Friday Night Prelude to the Cup

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] New Egypt Speedway Ready for All Star Cup Weekend Open Practice Added to Friday Night Prelude to the Cup     New Egypt, NJ--           New Egypt  Speedway is busy gearing up for their biggest event of the 2015 season in the first ever All Star Cup Weekend. Friday night’s Prelude to the Cup will now carry an Open Practice element for anyone wanting to shake down their cars for Saturday night’s event. There will be three hot lap sessions throughout the event for all cars looking to practice. Both the Prelude to the Cup event that features the…

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Brewerton to resume Super DIRTcar event October 16

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Brewerton to resume Super DIRTcar event October 16 Big-Block Modifieds ran three heats before halted by rain BREWERTON, N.Y. – September 22, 2015 – Brewerton Speedway and the Super DIRTcar Series have set Friday, October 16 as the date to complete the McDonald’s Night race card that was postponed by rain Saturday, September 19. Racing will begin at 7 p.m. Fans who attended the original event can present their ticket stub for free admission October 16. New adult tickets will go on sale for $20. Pit pass bands from Saturday, September 19 will be honored. Competitors who were…

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A $10,000 PAYDAY AWAITS THE VICTOR OF BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY’S ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] A $10,000 PAYDAY AWAITS THE VICTOR OF BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY’S ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP Sicklerville, NJ (September 21, 2015) – A $10,000 payday awaits the winner of Bridgeport Speedway’s Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship on Saturday, September 26. This event for any type of dirt Modified stock car is set to take place on the quarter mile oval. A very diverse field of racers is anticipated to be on hand. Scott Ambruster, Tom Carberry Sr., Jeff Heotzler, Brett Kressley, Sam Martz, Ernie Miles and Joe Nappi are just a few…

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All $5,000-To-Win Events Are Not Created Equal: Wade Decker Memorial Sunday At Thunder Mountain Speedway Features Huge Short Track Super Series Pay Structure Plus Other Incentives

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] All $5,000-To-Win Events Are Not Created Equal: Wade Decker Memorial Sunday At Thunder Mountain Speedway Features Huge Short Track Super Series Pay Structure Plus Other Incentives; GRIT Series Crate Sportsman, Street Stocks & XCel 600 Modifieds All Set For High-Paying Events CENTER LISLE, NY – All $5,000-to-win dirt Modified events are not created equal. Case in point: this Sunday’s (Sept. 27) MjH Oilfield Wade Decker Memorial at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The annual race honoring the late Wade Decker is among the most lucrative of the season for the big-block/small-block Modified traveling contingent of the Short Track Super Series…

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Clay Butler, Eric Palmer, Mark Bitner, and John Carpenter Take the Checkers and the Championship at New Egypt Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Clay Butler, Eric Palmer, Mark Bitner, and John Carpenter Take the Checkers and the Championship at New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ--                               It was a great night to be a race winner at New Egypt Speedway on Saturday night. All four of the division race victors also captured the 2015 division championships in the Sportsman, Crate Modified, NERS Sprint, and Street Stock divisions. Clay Butler led the way of race winners becoming champions in the Sportsman feature. Jimmy Amato and Derek Krum led the field to take the green with Krum jumping out in front coming off of…

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CRAIG VONDOHREN WINS FIFTH FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC, POCKETS MORE THAN $25,000 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CRAIG VONDOHREN WINS FIFTH FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC, POCKETS MORE THAN $25,000 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA. September 20, 2015 . . . For the second time in his racing career at Grandview Speedway, Craig VonDohren scored a three-peat. In 2006 he won the Forrest Rogers Memorial, the Freedom 76 and was the track point champion. Saturday night the Oley speedster repeated the same accomplishment. The victory coming at the wheel of the Harring Transportation/Pioneer Pole Buildings #1c marked the first time since 2008 that the Oley, PA racer was able to grab the top spot in the…

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Fonda hosts Super DIRTcar Series

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Fonda hosts Super DIRTcar Series September 26 Mohawk 100 - $30,000 purse pays $6,000-to-win FONDA, N.Y. – September 21, 2015 – The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series heads to Fonda Fairgrounds for the 20th event of the season, the Mohawk 100 Saturday, September 26. Matt Sheppard, driver of the FX Caprara No. 9h and a three-time Series champion, will arrive at Fonda as the point leader on the strength of four series’ wins. Sheppard leads Brett Hearn by 92 points. Hearn has a sterling record of success on Fonda’s flat half-mile. The “Jersey Jet” won last year’s Mohawk…

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Raabe survives Morin’s late bid for Mohawk checkers

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"]  Raabe survives Morin's late bid for Mohawk checkers 1st DIRTcar 358 Modified Series win for Ontario driver HOGANSBURG, NY – September 18, 2015 – Chris Raabe of Napanee, ON, won the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Frenchie’s Chevrolet 75 by a car-length over fast-closing Gage Morin at Mohawk International Raceway Friday. The victory was the first of Raabe’s 358 Modified Series career. After starting on the pole and leading the first 16 laps, Raabe was overtaken by Billy Dunn, who set fast time in qualifying. He regained the lead for keeps on lap 47 when Dunn’s engine came…

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Chad Cook Continues Late Surge, Wins Modified Main Saturday At Thunder Mountain Speedway With 30-Car Field On Hand

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Chad Cook Continues Late Surge, Wins Modified Main Saturday At Thunder Mountain Speedway With 30-Car Field On Hand; Kevin Jordan (Sportsman), Pat Jordan (Crate 602 Sportsman), Coty Bishop (Rookie Sportsman), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), Will Eastman (XCel 600 Modified) & Nick Kennedy (Four Cylinder) Also Victors As Champions Are Crowned CENTER LISLE, NY – Chad Cook’s late-season surge continued on Saturday at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Cook, of Deposit, N.Y., drove the Mike Costello-owned No. 222 to victory in the Season Championship Night 30-lap big-block/small-block Modified main, earning $1,500 for his second consecutive triumph at the three-eighths-mile oval. The…

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Super DIRTcar Series Stars to Battle Media Celebrities on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Pole Position Raceway in Syracuse’s Destiny USA

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Super DIRTcar Series Stars to Battle Media Celebrities on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Pole Position Raceway in Syracuse’s Destiny USA Schatz’s historic World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season could hit another milestone Saturday, Oct. 10, at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Sept. 16, 2015 - Super DIRTcar Series superstars will battle Central New York media personalities on Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Third Annual Pole Position Raceway NAPA Super DIRT Week Challenge. Eight-time Super DIRTcar Series champion Brett Hearn, three-time champion Matt Sheppard, three-time and defending NAPA Super DIRT Week Syracuse 200 winner Stewart Friesen,…

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Just Two Events Left To Decide 2015 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region $15,000 Championship

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Just Two Events Left To Decide 2015 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region $15,000 Championship: Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, Sept. 27 & I-88 Speedway Saturday, Oct. 10; Stewart Friesen Currently Tops Standings CENTER LISLE, NY – After just two more events, a $15,000 champion will be crowned by the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek. A pair of high-profile race programs – the MjH Oilfield Wade Decker Memorial at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y. and the Halmar International Short Track SuperNationals presented by Olum’s at I-88 Speedway in…

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FRIESEN, LAUBACH, PAUCH JR., PAUCH SR., GODOWN ONLY A FEW OF THE VISITORS PLANNING TO BE PART OF THE 45TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC AT GRANDVIEW ON SEPTEMBER 19

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] FRIESEN, LAUBACH, PAUCH JR., PAUCH SR., GODOWN ONLY A FEW OF THE VISITORS PLANNING TO BE PART OF THE 45TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC AT GRANDVIEW ON SEPTEMBER 19 BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 16, 2015 . . . A variety of champions and standout performers not often seen in action at Grandview Speedway have made their intentions known to be a part of the 45th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic this Saturday, September 19th at the Berks County clay oval. The race, postponed from September 12 due to weather issues, will see preliminary events start at 7 p.m.…

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New Egypt Speedway ‘Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend’ Offers Halloween Weekend Auto Racing Excitement

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] New Egypt Speedway ‘Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend’ Offers Halloween Weekend Auto Racing Excitement; Modified $5,000-to-win, SpeedSTRs, Crate & Open Sportsman, RaceSaver® Sprints, Outlaw Stocks & XCel 600 Modifieds Part Of Busy Two-Day Racing Weekend NEW EGYPT, NJ – There will be no tricks - just treats - when New Egypt Speedway hosts the Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend October 30-31. Two busy days of racing are planned for the D-shaped 7/16ths-mile facility to conclude the 2015 season in grand style. The Mid-Atlantic Championship is co-promoted by BD Motorsports Media LLC as a special Halloween weekend spectacular for the area’s race fans…

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FANS ATTENDING BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY’S ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP CAN ENJOY FREE FOOD FROM COLONIAL PIPELINE

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] FANS ATTENDING BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY’S ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP CAN ENJOY FREE FOOD FROM COLONIAL PIPELINE Sicklerville, NJ (September 16, 2015) – When fans enter the gates at Bridgeport Speedway for the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship on Saturday, September 26, they will be greeted by a Colonial Pipeline display where hot dogs will be served at no charge. All spectators will receive the free food after completing a brief survey about the 811 system. 811 is the federally designated phone number that helps homeowners and professionals avoid buried utilities…

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Are “Big” Races Really All That Big Anymore?

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Are "Big" Races Really All That Big Anymore? By: Pete MacDonald Remember back in the early to mid 2000's when 60 plus cars would show up for a midweek race that only paid $5,000 to win? Fast forward to 2015. Now you have races that pay $10,000 to win  and can't pull 40 cars. Why is that? Is it a sign of the times? Is it the economy? Are people just not interested in our sport anymore? Or is big money not that important to anyone anymore? The thing that seems to be bringing in car counts now…

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Plenty To Enjoy At I-88 Speedway Friday-Saturday October 9-10 For Short Track SuperNationals 8; Schedule, Weekend Pricing Set For ‘Working Man’s Race’ Spectacular; Two Full Days Of Racing Planned

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Plenty To Enjoy At I-88 Speedway Friday-Saturday October 9-10 For Short Track SuperNationals 8; Schedule, Weekend Pricing Set For ‘Working Man’s Race’ Spectacular; Two Full Days Of Racing Planned AFTON, NY – Race fans and competitors heading to I-88 Speedway on Columbus Day weekend will have plenty to enjoy. The eighth edition of the Halmar International Short Track SuperNationals presented by Olum’s is set for the Afton Fairgrounds on Friday-Saturday October 9-10 with a full slate of racing planned for the eighth annual ‘Working Man’s Race’ spectacular. Headlining the weekend is a 50-lap main for the big-block/small-block Modifieds…

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Mother Nature Postpones Championship Night at New Egypt Speedway; All Star Cup Weekend Moved to September 25th & 26th

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mother Nature Postpones Championship Night at New Egypt Speedway All Star Cup Weekend Moved to September 25th & 26th New Egypt, NJ-- Mother Nature reared her ugly head Saturday and forced the cancellation and postponement of New Egypt Speedway’s Championship Night. Championship Night will now be this Saturday, September 19th with the Sportsman, Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks, and NERS Sprints all racing for double points and the 2015 championships. Also racing will be the NEWS Sprint cars. Because of the postponement of not only Championship Night but also Grandview’s Freedom 76 event, the All Star Cup weekend has…

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45TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED STOCK CAR RACING CLASSIC SET FOR GRANDVIEW, SEPT. 19

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] 45TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED STOCK CAR RACING CLASSIC SET FOR GRANDVIEW, SEPT. 19 DOUBLE RUB RAILS ALLOWED FOR THIS RACE ONLY BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 14, 2015 . . . Many of the best dirt track stock car racing talents are set to give the 45th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic another try this Saturday, September 19th at Grandview Speedway. Racing action will officially get the green at 7 p.m. Rained out last Saturday the $25,000 to win Classic is expected to have a large field of racing talents from throughout Pennsylvania and surrounding states. A number of…

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Lingering Showers, Saturated Grounds Force Postponement Of MjH Oilfield Wade Decker Memorial To Sunday, September 27; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds Headline Rescheduled Program, All Divisions Return

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CENTER LISLE, NY – Saturated grounds and lingering showers predicted by the National Weather Service throughout the afternoon and evening forced the postponement of the Wade Decker Memorial event slated for Sunday at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The event will now take place on Sunday, Sept. 27 to conclude the 2015 season of racing on the Mountain. The rescheduled Wade Decker Memorial event will be highlighted by the seventh round of the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region. More than $27,000 cash will be on the line for the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified…

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Thunder Mountain Speedway Championship Night Postponed To Saturday, September 19 Due To Heavy Afternoon & Evening Rain; Sunday Wade Decker Memorial Remains On As Scheduled

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CENTER LISLE, NY – Thunder Mountain Speedway will have to wait one more week to crown is 2015 track champions. Due to heavy predicted rain for both Saturday afternoon and evening, Championship Night at the three-eighths-mile clay oval has been postponed to next Saturday, September 19. All season-long championship battles will be decided on the 19th for the weekly divisions. Modifieds will race for $1,500 to win next Saturday, joined by the Open Sportsman, Crate 602 Sportsman, Rookie Sportsman, Street Stocks, XCel 600 Modifieds and FWD Four Cylinders. Current point leaders entering next Saturday’s finale are Mike Mahaney…

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GRANDVIEW’S FREEDOM 76 CLASSIC RESET FOR SATURDAY, SEPT. 19TH

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] WEATHER WIPES OUT 45TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 AT GRANDVIEW, RESCHEDULED FOR SEPT. 19TH BECHTELSVILLE, PA September 12, 2015 . . . Ma Nature did not smile on Grandview Speedway today. Weather forecasts for this afternoon and evening, stretching in to tomorrow, have forced the postponement of the 45th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic, scheduled for this evening, to Saturday, September 19th.                 “We are all disappointed but we felt, based on the weather conditions being forecast, that it was best to call the events early and save racers and fans time, travel costs and effort to travel to…

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Races for Saturday, September 12 are cancelled

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] COMING EVENTS: Sept. 19 All regular track classes + Dirt Mod make-up from 7/12 Sept. 26 All regular track classes + Small Car Enduro Oct. 3 Bob “Heavy” Scherer Modified Memorial 100 $3500 to win…Final points all classes…Rain date Oct. 4 Oct. 10 Paid practice for Octoberfast 2015 Oct. 17 Octoberfast 2015 Modifieds 150 laps $6000 to win; Late Models 60 laps $1500 to win; Street Stocks 75 laps $1500 to win...Rain date Oct. 18 Mahoning Valley Speedway September 12 program rained out   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 9-12-15) Mahoning Valley Speedway has cancelled their racing program for today, Saturday,…

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Wight claws back for Granby victory

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Outduels Hearn before packed house for 2nd Super DIRTcar career win GRANBY, QC – September 11, 2015 – Larry Wight finished what he started at Autodrome Granby and left town with the 2nd Super DIRTcar Series win of his career and $6,000. The 22-year-old driver of the Gypsum Express No. 99L set a new track record during time trials, won his qualifying heat, drew the pole and sealed the deal in 100-lap thriller despite a big-time test from Brett Hearn. Wight met with little resistance in the early going although Danny Johnson and Billy Decker kept him in…

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“Clash at the Mag” Airs on NBC Sports Network This Sunday

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] WAYCROSS, GA (September 11, 2015) - The E3 Spark Plugs "Clash at the Mag" - Presented by General Tire will air on NBC Sports Network Sunday, Seotember 13th at 6:00PM EST. This must-see event was held on June 13th at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, MS. A strong contingent of the nation's top dirt late model talents battled a grueling 100-laps at the historic Magnolia Motor Speedway, all chasing the $20,000 top prize. The award-winning Lucas Oil Production Studios were on hand to capture all the action, which includes: multiple camera angles, driver interviews, on-board cameras, and various…

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New Egypt Speedway Set to Welcome Invaders for All Star Cup Weekend September 18th & 19th

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] New Egypt Speedway Set to Welcome Invaders for All Star Cup Weekend September 18th & 19th New Egypt, NJ-- New Egypt Speedway staff is busy getting ready for their biggest race weekend of the year with the All Star Cup event schedule to run Friday, September 18th and Saturday, September 19th. Saturday’s high paying Modified and Crate Modified events are set to welcome several invaders who will try to grab the $7,500 and $3,000 pay days, respectively. 358 Modified drivers that are confirmed to invade are Duane Howard, Doug Manmiller, Dominick Buffalino, Delaware's Shawn Ward, and Rick Laubach. Invaders…

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Ryan Godown Uses Feature Victory to Propel to Second Straight New Egypt Speedway Modified Championship

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Ryan Godown Uses Feature Victory to Propel to Second Straight New Egypt Speedway Modified Championship New Egypt, NJ-- “The Ringoes Rocket” Ryan Godown’s 2015 New Egypt Speedway Modified championship campaign capped off Saturday night in as dominating a fashion as he started it. After winning the first four events of the 2015 season and putting himself out front early in the championship battle, Godown capped off his championship run by winning the final point event to capture the 2015 crown. John Pakenham and Tommy Farrell lead the 23 car field to take the green flag with Pakenham pulling…

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New Egypt Speedway’s Sportsman All Star Cup Event to Carry ROC Engine Rules; Race Re-named In Honor of John Cornell, Jr.

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] New Egypt Speedway’s Sportsman All Star Cup Event to Carry ROC Engine Rules Race Re-named In Honor of John Cornell, Jr. New Egypt, NJ-- The New Egypt Speedway All Star Cup Weekend will kick off on Friday, September 18th, with the Sportsman, Racesaver® Sprints, and the Black Flagged Racing Street Stock Spectacular in the first annual Prelude to the Cup event. To open it up to as many cars as possible, the Speedway will be using the ROC Sportsman engine rules for the event. “This event is our season ending event that we want as many cars to…

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Sheppard leads Super DIRTcar Series to Granby

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Sheppard leads Super DIRTcar Series to Granby Big-Block Modified event #18 pays $6,000-to-win GRANBY, QC – September 9, 2015 – Super DIRTcar Series (SDS) point leader Matt Sheppard will attempt to increase his Autodrome Granby career-win total to five at the Quebec half-mile Friday, September 11, as well as end Stewart Friesen’s current three-race winning streak. Sheppard struggled uncharacteristically at Rolling Wheels Raceway September 3, but he rallied late in the event to place eighth for his 16th top-10 in 17 starts. Friesen led the final 88 laps at Rolling Wheels for his third consecutive win which has…

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DRIVERS MAKING PLANS FOR $10,000 TO WIN ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] DRIVERS MAKING PLANS FOR $10,000 TO WIN ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (September 9, 2015) – As the date of Saturday, September 26 draws near, a very diverse field of drivers are making plans to attend the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship at Bridgeport Speedway. The 40-lap feature taking place on the quarter mile track will award the winner a first place prize of $10,000. Bob Drayton was the first driver to enter the race and was followed by Frank Holmes. Jimmy Horton, the 2015…

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