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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Chase Begins This Saturday Night April 14th At NES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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McDonald’s ® Restaurants Returns To Brewerton & Fulton Speedways’ In 2018

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McDonald’s ® Restaurants Returns To Brewerton & Fulton Speedways’ In 2018 Fast Food Chain Signs On Again With Both Speedways’ As Major Marketing Partner Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways BALDWINSVILLE, NY – – The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways are proud to announce that McDonald’s® Restaurants has renewed its major partnership at both Speedways for the exciting 2018 racing season. McDonald’s® Restaurants will be the presenting sponsor at the Brewerton Speedway on Friday, July 13 for a Four-Star racing program plus the popular Fan Fest. The following night, July 14, McDonald’s® will be one of the presenting sponsors on…

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EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR OPENING DAY 2018 AT THE “TRACK OF CHAMPIONS” FONDA SPEEDWAY

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EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR OPENING DAY 2018 AT THE “TRACK OF CHAMPIONS” FONDA SPEEDWAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – So what does opening day at the local race track mean to you? To me as a child it meant sitting on the top row of the turn four bleachers watching the race cars come into the fairgrounds on their open trailers, new paint schemes making it hard at times to figure out just who the drivers were. Now with the use of enclosed trailers it makes it even harder to identify cars…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA FORCED TO CANCEL OPEN INSPECTION

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ALBANY-SARATOGA FORCED TO CANCEL OPEN INSPECTION Inspection and Practice Now Scheduled for Friday, April 13 Story Bu: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (April 6, 2018) -   It may be Spring according to the calendar but with rain, snow, and night time freezing temperatures throughout the past week and predicted for the weekend, promoter Lyle DeVore has been forced to cancel the “Open Inspection Day” at Albany-Saratoga that was on the schedule for Sunday, April 8. “We are very disappointed to make this call,” said DeVore. “With the bad weather throughout the week and the forecast…

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Speedway Showcase Returns to Weedsport Speedway for Two Exciting Events

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Speedway Showcase Returns to Weedsport Speedway for Two Exciting Events Story By: Dan Kapuscinksi/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 6, 2018) – In another exciting announcement for Weedsport Speedway, two of the most highly-anticipated events of the season have been added to the television lineup for 2018. Speedway Showcase, which debuted in 2017 with three Sportsman Series events from Weedsport Speedway, has moved to broadcast television for 2018 and will kick off the year at “The Port”. The season-opening “Icebreaker 50” Big Block Modified event presented by WACK 1420 AM on May 20 will be the first…

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E&V Energy Returns As The Title Sponsor Of The Fulton Speedway Novice Sportsman Division

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E&V Energy Returns As The Title Sponsor Of The Fulton Speedway Novice Sportsman Division Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – E&V Energy will once again be the title sponsor of the Novice Sportsman division at the Fulton speedway in 2018. In 2017 the E&V Energy Novice Sportsman not only provided tight and close racing, the class grew to the point in car counts where the majority of the season two features were run to give the racers experience and laps on the speedway. Some of the fast SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman racers saw their…

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Days Inn Brewerton And Comfort Suites Cicero Return As Official Hotels Of The Brewerton Speedway

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Days Inn Brewerton And Comfort Suites Cicero Return As Official Hotels Of The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – The Brewerton Speedway is proud to announce that the Days Inn Brewerton and Comfort Suites Cicero return as the official hotels of the Brewerton Speedway for the fourth straight year. When looking for a place to stay for racing in central New York, look no further. The newly renovated Days Inn is located right off Route 81 (Exit 31) at 5552 Bartel Road just minutes from the speedway. Find everything…

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A WINTERY MIX FORCES THE POSTPONEMENT OF GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY’S VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL

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A WINTERY MIX FORCES THE POSTPONEMENT OF GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY’S VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL TO SATURDAY, APRIL 14TH. Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 5, 2018 . . . A weather forecast that includes a wintery mix of cold, snow, rain and wind on top of the already saturated grounds has forced Grandview Speedway management to postpone the First Annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker Classic, scheduled for Saturday, April 7, to Saturday, April 14th at 7 p.m. The same schedule of events will be presented on April 14th including…

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‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway Postponed To Tuesday, May 8

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‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway Postponed To Tuesday, May 8 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – A wintry weather forecast lasting into April has forced the postponement of the fifth annual ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway scheduled for Sunday, April 8. The speedway and Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco jointly announced a new date of Tuesday, May 8. Cold temperatures, saturated grounds and a prediction of more snow, sleet and rain prompted the move. The ‘Hard Clay Open’ moves in its entirety to the…

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Wet Weather Forces Postponement of New Egypt Speedway Opening Weekend

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More Wet Weather Forces Postponement of New Egypt Speedway Opening Weekend Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway has been forced to postpone its opening weekend scheduled for Friday and Saturday April 6th and 7th due to the facility grounds still being wet from the winter. “It’s the same scenario as last weekend, we need three our four dry days in a row to get it where we can work on the race track so that it is safe for our competitors. We don’t want to see anyone…

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairgrounds Named the Official Hotel of Weedsport Speedway

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairgrounds Named the Official Hotel of Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 5, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway officials are proud to announce the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairgrounds as the official hotel of The Port in 2018. Located at 6946 Winchell Road in Warners, New York on the Westside of Syracuse, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairgrounds is known for its great customer service and quiet location. Conveniently located only five minutes from I-90, with an even quicker access to I-690, makes commuting in and…

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Taylor & Messick ‘Long Green Line’ Adds Some ‘Green’ To Georgetown Thursday, April 19 Show

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Taylor & Messick ‘Long Green Line’ Adds Some ‘Green’ To Georgetown Thursday, April 19 Show – Now $4,000 To Win Modifieds! Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – As Delaware’s top source for John Deere equipment, Taylor & Messick has long been known in the First State for its ‘Long Green Line’ of inventory. On Thursday, April 19 at Georgetown Speedway, Taylor & Messick is offering a different kind of “green” to Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified racers. The ‘Battle of the Bay’ 25-lap big-block/small-block Modified event at the historic half-mile will now offer an increased $4,000…

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Burdick’s RV Center Is The Official RV Dealer Of The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways

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Burdick’s RV Center Is The Official RV Dealer Of The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY - Racing and camping go hand and hand. You have to look no further than the parking areas at Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway on race weekends with families enjoying the fun of camping with other race fans and high-speed racing thrills. The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways are happy to announce a partnership with Burdick’s RV Center Located at 8560 Brewerton Rd. in Cicero, NY, as the official RV sales and service center…

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Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Joins MAVTV Broadcast of Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame 100

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Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Joins MAVTV Broadcast of Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame 100 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By:Mark Ranalletta & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 3, 2018) – Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux is set to be a part of the broadcast of the Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame 100 at Weedsport Speedway, which will be run as a part of Hall of Fame Weekend on Saturday, July 28. The Hall of Fame 100, presented by Beam Mack Sales & Service, will be one of six national television broadcasts from Weedsport Speedway in 2018 with…

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DEMITRASZEK ENTERPRISES HONORS 2017 CHAMPIONS AT THE FONDA SPEEDWAY AWARDS BANQUET

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DEMITRASZEK ENTERPRISES HONORS 2017 CHAMPIONS AT THE FONDA SPEEDWAY AWARDS BANQUET Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Rotterdam, NY – The management of the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway put a period on the 2017 racing season at Mallozzi’s Restaurant in Rotterdam, NY on Saturday evening with the annual awards banquet honoring the track champions in their respective divisions and other members of the Fonda Speedway staff as well. “Thank you all for coming tonight as we celebrate with the champions and all of the people that raced with us all year in 2017,” Fonda…

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APRIL 21 OCFS OPENER MARKS 69 CONSECUTIVE YEARS OF WEEKLY STOCK CAR RACING

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APRIL 21 ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY OPENER MARKS 69 CONSECUTIVE YEARS OF WEEKLY STOCK CAR RACING Story By: John Snyder/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (April 2)……..The winning driver in the Modified feature on Opening Night of weekly racing at Orange County Fair Speedway will continue a tradition that first began in 1950. While automobile racing traces its Orange County roots back 100 years to 1919, weekly stock car racing---the precursors of today’s Modifieds---began on April 16, 1950 and has continued uninterrupted since that memorable date. The first weekly racing program was held on a…

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HEARN READIES FOR THE 2018 RACING SEASON

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BRETT HEARN READIES FOR THE 2018 RACING SEASON Story By: John Snyder/BH Racing Enterprises Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SUSSEX, NJ (April 2)……..With 903 career victories (898 feature races and 5 All-Star events) and 91 track and series point titles on his racing résumé, dirt track Modified champion Brett Hearn is gearing up for the 2018 Northeast racing season, his 44th year of competition. As he prepares for the upcoming Northeast “racing wars,” Hearn says he’s out to win more races and more championships. “Our goal every year is to be prepared to win every race we enter,” says Hearn from…

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PRACTICE DAY A SUCCESS, NEXT UP IS THE FIRST ANNUAL VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL MONEY MAKER

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PRACTICE DAY A SUCCESS, NEXT UP IS THE FIRST ANNUAL VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL MONEY MAKER PAYING $7,500 TO THE WINNER AT GRANDVIEW ON APRIL 7 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 2, 2018 . . . The sun was shining brightly at Grandview Speedway on Saturday as a variety of different types of race cars were put through their paces as many of the racers readied for the start of the 56th consecutive season of stock car racing on Saturday, April 7th. More than 75 race cars took part in the…

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WATT IS FIRST REPEAT WINNER IN 60 OVER SPECIAL AS BRIDGEPORT OPENS 2018 SEASON

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WATT IS FIRST REPEAT WINNER IN 60 OVER SPECIAL AS BRIDGEPORT OPENS 2018 SEASON Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff In spite of Mother Nature’s unrelenting grip on winter weather, the Bridgeport Speedway welcomed a host of dedicated racing fans and officially opened their 2018 season with the 60 Over Special – Doug Hoffman Memorial Event on Saturday. The start of the season was greatly anticipated by both fans and competitors alike as they lined up to gain entrance to the grandstands and pit area for this event. More than forty Spirit Auto Center Big Block…

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A-Verdi Storage Containers Continues Their Support Of The Brewerton & Fulton Speedways’ in 2018

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A-Verdi Storage Containers Continues Their Support Of The Brewerton & Fulton Speedways’ in 2018 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY - A-Verdi Storage Containers & Offices will return as a major marketing partner at the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway for the rapidly approaching 2018 racing season. A-Verdi Storage Containers & Offices will be the presenting sponsors on one of the must-see events of the summer at the Brewerton Speedway on Friday, July 6th. On the race card will be the ‘winged warriors’ of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints-Donath Motorworx Speedweek. The…

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Burdick Ford To Have Major Presence At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways’ In 2018

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Burdick Ford To Have Major Presence At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways’ In 2018 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The management of the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways’ are proud to welcome Burdick Ford located at 3004 East Ave, Rt 49 in Central Square as a new major marketing partner for the 2018 racing season. Beyond having a presence at the tracks on race nights, Burdick Ford will also be very involved in the Fulton Speedway popular Jr. Fan Club. Each race night one lucky Jr. fan will have their name drawn…

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68TH SEASON OPENING RACE AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY HELD BACK ONE WEEK DUE TO OVERSATURATED GROUNDS

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68TH SEASON OPENING RACE AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY HELD BACK ONE WEEK DUE TO OVERSATURATED GROUNDS. PRACTICE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY 2 TO 5 P.M. Story By: Andy Harpell/FMP Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…Despite the best efforts by the staff at Five Mile Point Speedway the 68th consecutive season opener has been postponed due to oversaturated grounds. The season opener will now be held next Sunday, April 8th. An open practice will still be held this Saturday, March 31st for the race teams between 2 and 5 p.m. For spectators they can check out the practice with…

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BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ATTRACTING A LOT OF ATTENTION

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HIGHLY ANTICIPATED VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ATTRACTING A LOT OF ATTENTION, $7,500 TO WIN, $1,000 TO TAKE THE GREEN SPORTSMAN EARN $750 FOR WIN, $125 TO TAKE THE GREEN Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 30, 2018 . . . One of the most talked about and most anticipated race events to be presented at Grandview Speedway is set to happen when the First annual VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker Classic takes place on Saturday, April 7. The starting time is set for 7PM. The race,…

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Wet Weather Forces Postponement of Free-To-The-Public Open Practice Session; Creates Double Header Weekend April 6-7 At New Egypt Speedway

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Wet Weather Forces Postponement of Free-To-The-Public Open Practice Session; Creates Double Header Weekend April 6-7 At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Due to moisture left over from back-to-back Nor’easter’s New Egypt Speedway has been forced to postpone its Open Practice until Friday night April 6th. Pit gates will open at 3PM for inspection and practice will run from 5-9PM. “Everything is still really wet. We need a few days of sun to help dry everything out,” said New Egypt Speedway’s Joey Liquori. “We want to give our guys…

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The Road to a $12,500 SSTS North Region Championship Starts & Ends in Middletown

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The Road to a $12,500 Short Track Super Series North Region Championship Starts & Ends in Middletown, New York Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY – The road to a $12,500 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region championship starts and ends in Middletown, New York. On Sunday, April 8, the fifth annual ‘Hard Clay Open’ kick-starts the 10-race STSS Halmar International North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway. The STSS big-block/small-block Modified contingent descends on the five-eighths-mile Legendary House of Power with more than $30,000 in…

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Tickets for All Weedsport Speedway Events Go On Sale Friday, March 30

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Tickets for All Weedsport Speedway Events Go On Sale Friday, March 30 Story By: Dan Kapuscinksi/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (March 27, 2018) – Tickets for every Weedsport Speedway racing event in 2018 will be available online this Friday, March 30 beginning at 9 a.m. To pre-purchase tickets for the 2018 season simply visit www.weedsportspeedway.com on Friday at 9 a.m., then click the orange “Tickets” icon on the top right-hand side of the main page. From there, you will be able to purchase tickets for every event this season including the USAC National Sprint Car Series event…

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Pauch Sr. Attributes Continued Success to Sponsors and Crew

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Pauch Sr. Attributes Continued Success to Sponsors and Crew Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide Heading into his 44th career season, Billy ‘The Kid’ Pauch believes the two biggest attributes to his career are his sponsors and his crew. Eager for the 2018 season to be in full swing, Pauch is pleased to acknowledge his 20-year partnership with Pioneer Pole Buildings owner, Bob Greene. “I don’t know of too many sponsors that have been with a driver for that long,” laughed Pauch. “I couldn’t appreciate it enough.” Founded in 1998, Pioneer Pole Buildings has become…

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Opening Night Re-Draw Spots Up For Grabs Saturday March 31st at New Egypt Speedway

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Opening Night Re-Draw Spots Up For Grabs During Free To The Public Practice Session Saturday March 31st at New Egypt Speedway   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway will be hosting its annual Open Practice this coming Saturday March 31st. Spectator gates will be open for free to the public when cars take to the race track for the first time in 2018. Pit Gates will open at 10:00AM for Tech Inspection and Practice will run from 12PM-4PM, any racecar that is New Jersey legal is welcome to take…

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New and Returning Drivers and Sponsors Welcome To Albany Saratoga in 2018

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New and Returning Drivers and Sponsors Welcome in 2018 Story By: Don & JoAnn Davies/Albany Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (March 25, 2018) – Although snow may still be seen in some areas of the Capital District, at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway promoter Lyle DeVore is anxious to swing open the gates on the 2018 season. “We’ve cleared the snow from the track and have most of our ‘to do’ list done. We’re using the remaining couple of weeks to get everything in place for our April 8 open inspection and hoping our teams will take advantage…

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Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 Program Appeals To Modified and Late Model Fans Alike

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Georgetown Speedway Thursday, April 19 Program Appeals To Modified and Late Model Fans Alike Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The appetites of both Modified and Late Model fans will be satisfied on Thursday, April 19 at Georgetown Speedway. The ‘Battle of the Bay’ early season midweek program is headlined by an exciting doubleheader of RUSH Late Models, the first-ever touring series race for the division at Georgetown, and Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds in a $3,000-to-win main event. For the first time in history, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring series…

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WEEKLY RACING AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY BEGINS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 21!

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WEEKLY RACING AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY BEGINS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 21! The Big-Block Modifieds headline the 69th consecutive season of weekly racing! Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (March 25)…….. On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the 69th consecutive season of weekly racing at Orange County Fair Speedway will find the first green flag waving at 6:30 pm. Headlining the program will be the 800-horsepower Big-Block Modifieds in a 30-lap feature race. They’ll be joined by the always exciting Sportsman, the Rookie Sportsman for novice drivers, and the unpredictable Street Stocks. Qualifying races will…

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BUSY OPENING DAY WEEK ON TAP FOR FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY

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BUSY OPENING DAY WEEK ON TAP FOR FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY. ON TRACK RACE TEAM TESTING THIS TUESDAY. 68TH CONSECUTIVE OPENING DAY RACE THIS SATURDAY. FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY A SOUTHERN TIER TRADITION FOR 68 YEARS! Story By: Andy Harpell/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…The staff at Five Mile Point Speedway is busy preparing for a huge opening day week. On Tuesday the speedway will host a testing and tuning session beginning at 5:30 p.m. Spectators are welcomed in to the grandstand free of charge with the donation of a non-perishable food item to benefit area…

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American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Set to Reward Modified & Sportsman Racers for Ninth Year

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American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Set to Reward Modified & Sportsman Racers for Ninth Year Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – For the ninth consecutive season, the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels will “win with weekly racers” in 2018. The lucrative “home-track” program for Modified and Sportsman competitors across four states gets underway on Friday, April 13. Points will be tracked through Labor Day weekend with overall, regional and home-track champions crowned. A cash point fund of $51,450 for Modified and Sportsman teams is in place, with thousands more…

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Wild Card: SSTS Modifieds On All-New Bridgeport 3/8ths-Mile Track

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Wild Card: Short Track Super Series Modifieds On All-New Bridgeport 3/8ths-Mile Track Sunday, April 29 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – Wild card. There’s no better way to describe the 2018 ‘South Jersey Shootout’ slated as Round No. 2 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region. After three years on the established Bridgeport Speedway five-eighths-mile, the STSS Modifieds move to the newly built, three-eighths-mile Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Speedway at the South Jersey motorsports complex on Sunday, April 29. Throw experience out the window. Only one…

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Rewards Plentiful for Short Track Super Series Modified Competitors At Sunday, April 8 Orange County ‘Hard Clay Open’

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Rewards Plentiful for Short Track Super Series Modified Competitors At Sunday, April 8 Orange County ‘Hard Clay Open’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Rewards will be plentiful for drivers competing in the ‘Hard Clay Open’ on Sunday, April 8 at Orange County Fair Speedway. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region event offers a lucrative, non-top-heavy pay structure for the STSS big-block/small-block Modified contingent. And the riches keep on growing. A field of 30 cars will take the green at the Legendary House…

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Wet Grounds Force Postponement of Bridgeport’s Practice

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Wet Grounds Force Postponement of Bridgeport’s Practice…Next Weekend’s Schedule Adjusted Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ – Bridgeport Speedway’s open practice for this weekend has been postponed due to the residuals left behind from this week’s Nor’easter ‘Toby’. “We were all set to start the season off with a great practice and then next week’s opener,” offered track owner Brian Ramey. “After everything just dried out last week, this storm put us back where we were. However, all next week looks pretty dry so we should be good for the Doug Hoffman Memorial.” With this…

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FREE-TO-THE-PUBLIC PRACTICE DAY IS SET AT GRANDVIEW

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FREE-TO-THE-PUBLIC PRACTICE DAY IS SET AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY FOR MARCH 31 VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL GETS THE GREEN FLAG ON APRIL 7TH Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 23, 2018 . . . There is no doubt that winter has been tough and most are looking forward to warm weather, no more snow, and the return of auto racing action at the local speedways. With that in mind fans are reminded that the Free-to-the-Public practice session, an annual tradition, is set to take place on Saturday, March 31 starting at noon. So…

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A-Verdi Returns for KOD Race to Open Devil’s Bowl “358” Modified Series

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A-Verdi Returns for KOD Race to Open Devil’s Bowl “358” Modified Series King of Dirt Racing Series shows to count toward mini-series track championship Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST HAVEN, Vt. – The ground-pounding Small Block “358” Modifieds are coming back to Devil’s Bowl Speedway. The Vermont facility returns to full-time dirt track stock car racing on a lightning-fast half-mile surface in 2018, and the new era of racing includes a four-event mini-series championship for the famed 358 Modifieds. Two of the four race dates will be co-sanctioned by the King of Dirt…

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Hard Clay ‘Opens’ New Halmar International Era Sunday, April 8 At OCFS

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Countdown to Middletown: Hard Clay ‘Opens’ New Halmar International Era Sunday, April 8 At Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – After a huge kickoff to its southern region in Delaware, the ‘countdown to Middletown’ is underway for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. On Sunday, April 8, the STSS Halmar International North Region launches at the venerable Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., as the ‘Hard Clay Open’ celebrates its fifth anniversary. The ‘Hard Clay Open’ takes on special significance with the announcement that…

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New Egypt Speedway March Meltdown Cancelled; Focus Turns To Free To The Public Practice Saturday March 31st

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New Egypt Speedway March Meltdown Cancelled; Focus Turns To Free To The Public Practice Saturday March 31st   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Mother Nature certainly hasn’t been a race fan the past couple weeks. Multiple Nor’easter storms have left the New Egypt Speedway grounds saturated forcing the Ocean County D-Shaped oval to cancel the March Meltdown scheduled for this Saturday March 24th. “With the amount of rain and snow that has fallen the past couple weeks, It would have been nearly impossible to create a safe, smooth, and racy surface…

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Pauches Do Delaware Double Header

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Pauches Do Delaware Double Header Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Mandee Pauch Relations – March 20, 2018 – Despite frigid temperatures, Billy Pauch Sr. and Jr. made the trek south to Georgetown Speedway for the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial two-day event, kicking off the 2018 Northeast season. The doubleheader began on Friday with Pauch Sr. winning his heat race. “I thought we had a good car,” Pauch Sr. said. “We were pretty dominant in our heat race.” Pauch Sr.’s heat race win put him into the top-12 redraw. Pauch Sr. drew fifth. “I think we had…

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Tickets Now on Sale for Weedport Speedway’s Ice Breaker 50 presented by WACK 1420AM

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Tickets Now on Sale for Weedport Speedway’s Ice Breaker 50 presented by WACK 1420AM Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (March 20, 2018) – The fastest cars and the biggest stars will open their 2018 season at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, May 20 with the Ice Breaker 50 presented by WACK 1420AM. Tickets are now on sale for the three division show which will feature the first of five stops for the DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as well as the Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series and the Hoosier Tire NY6A 600cc Micro Sprint tour. To…

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FRIESEN TO DEFEND 60 OVER SPECIAL

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FRIESEN TO DEFEND 60 OVER SPECIAL - HOFFMAN MEMORIAL TITLE Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com When the Bridgeport Speedway throws open their gates for the start of the 2018 racing season, Stewart Friesen and his Halimar No. 44 team will be on hand to defend their title in the 60 Over Special - Doug Hoffman Memorial event. Just one year ago, Friesen picked up his first win in this prestigious event - a race that the accomplished driver from Sprakers, NY had had on his radar for some time. "I've always wanted to win one of…

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