Short Track Super Series

Early Entries Prepare for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ February 5-8, 2020

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Early Entries Prepare for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ February 5-8, 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – In just over two months, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes history with its first appearance in the Sunshine State. While the final checkered flags have just been waved for the Northeast season, 2020 is approaching quickly for STSS competitors eyeing the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. STSS Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman make their debut at the half-mile track approximately one…

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Delaware’s Jordan Watson Files First ‘Sunshine Swing’ STSS Modified Entry for February 2020

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Delaware’s Jordan Watson Files First ‘Sunshine Swing’ STSS Modified Entry for February 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – On the heels of a career season, Jordan Watson is anxious to get 2020 underway. Watson, the reigning Modified champion at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, Del., was the first to file an official entry for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its inaugural visit to the state of Florida in February. For the first…

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STSS ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet January 4; Tickets & Rooms Available

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STSS ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet January 4; Tickets & Rooms Available Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LEHIGH VALLEY, PA – The beautiful Bear Creek Mountain Resort will serve as the backdrop for the 2019 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ‘Night of Champions’ on Saturday, January 4, 2020. Short Track Super Series top performers will be honored during the festive evening. The star of the show will be ‘Super Matt’ Sheppard of Savannah, N.Y., who completed an incredible season that included championships in the STSS Halmar International North…

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Information Released for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ Feb 5-8, 2020

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Information Released for All-Tech Raceway STSS ‘Sunshine Swing’ Feb 5-8, 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is set to break new ground in February 2020. For the first time in history, the Short Track Super Series-sanctioned Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman will venture south to the state of Florida for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ mini-series slated for All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. An open practice on Wednesday (Feb. 5) leads into three consecutive nights of racing at the…

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No Kryptonite: $58,500 Awaits Matt Sheppard at Short Track Super Series ‘Night of Champions’

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No Kryptonite: $58,500 Awaits Matt Sheppard at Short Track Super Series ‘Night of Champions’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff GEORGETOWN, DE – A feat many cited as insurmountable has been tackled by Matt Sheppard. When the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) signed a multi-year agreement with Sunoco Race Fuels a year ago, Sunoco distributor Insinger Performance issued a challenge. If one Modified driver was able to win the STSS Halmar International North Region, Velocita-USA South Region presented by Sunglass Central and Design for Vision and the American Racer Cup, Insinger Performance would kick…

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Jordan Watson & Ross Robinson Post $7,000 Victories to Conclude 2019 Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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Jordan Watson & Ross Robinson Post $7,000 Victories to Conclude 2019 Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS GEORGETOWN, DE – On the final night of the Georgetown Speedway season, the hometown kid, Jordan Watson, won his second career Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified feature event. Milford, Del.’s Watson survived the war of attrition in the 40-lap Velocita-USA presented Design for Vision/Sunglass Central South Region finale for the STSS. Watson took home the $5,000 Mid-Atlantic Championship victory, and after posting the $100 Stockley Materials “Gambler’s Fee” at the beginning of the night, added…

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Larry Wight Looks For Redemption This Weekend at Georgetown Speedway’s Mid-Atlantic Championship

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Larry Wight Looks For Redemption This Weekend at Georgetown Speedway’s Mid-Atlantic Championship Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After an inspiring drive last Thursday at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., Larry Wight is looking for redemption this weekend at Georgetown Speedway. The driver known as ‘Lightning Larry’ sliced through the field at Orange County in the ‘Hard Clay Finale’ crossing the line second behind Stewart Friesen after starting 26th – yes, outside Row No. 13 – in the 50-lap event. Unfortunately for Wight, the car came up light on the…

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Stewart Friesen Takes Home $10,400 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ With 89 STSS Modifieds On Hand; Matt Sheppard North Region Champion

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Stewart Friesen Takes Home $10,400 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ With 89 STSS Modifieds On Hand; Matt Sheppard North Region Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – The new wide and racy “soft clay” of Orange County Fair Speedway suited Stewart Friesen well Thursday night. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., rode the outside rim to a $10,400 victory in the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at the Legendary House of Power in the eighth and final round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region.…

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$80,440 Payout: Richest Weekend Ever at Georgetown Speedway November 1-2

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$80,440 Payout: Richest Weekend Ever at Georgetown Speedway November 1-2 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The richest event in the storied history of Georgetown Speedway is approaching. When the historic Sussex County facility hosts the Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, racers will have the opportunity to compete for $80,440 in posted purses, plus another $6,000 in available “Gambler’s Fees” and other special awards and bonuses. Ten divisions of race cars will hit the progressively banked Georgetown oval for the event, with racing planned for both Friday and Saturday…

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Title Time for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway October 24

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Title Time for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway October 24 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region, title time is near. The $12,500 STSS Modified Halmar International North Region championship will be decided after 50 laps of racing in the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at Orange County Fair Speedway Thursday, October 24. The ‘Hard Clay Finale’ marks the eighth and final event on the…

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Local Businesses Jump on Board for Mid-Atlantic Championship ‘Roll the Dice’ Challenge Programs

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Local Businesses Jump on Board for Mid-Atlantic Championship ‘Roll the Dice’ Challenge Programs Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Three area businesses have joined with Georgetown Speedway management to allow Modified, Super Late Model and Small-Block Modified competitors the opportunity to ‘Roll the Dice’ during Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. The two-day festival at the Sussex County half-mile oval is set to conclude the 2019 season on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds race 40 laps for a $5,000 winner’s share. Thanks to…

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Sun, Fun & Speed: Short Track Super Series Heads to All-Tech Raceway February 2020 for Sunshine Swing

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Sun, Fun & Speed: Short Track Super Series Heads to All-Tech Raceway February 2020 for Sunshine Swing Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – Sun, fun and speed. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its maiden voyage to the Sunshine State of Florida in February 2020. All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., is the host for the inaugural Sunshine Swing. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman are on the docket February 5-8 with lucrative pay structures posted for each night of racing. The action begins Wednesday (February…

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Georgetown Speedway Fires Back to Life with Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend November 1 & 2

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Georgetown Speedway Fires Back to Life with Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend November 1 & 2 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After nearly a month-and-a-half of inactivity, Georgetown Speedway fires back to life with a huge weekend of racing on November 1-2. The Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend features two full days of action: something to please any race fan. The event brings down the curtain on the 2019 season at the Sussex County half-mile oval. Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 both include plenty of on-track activity. On Friday night, Small-Block Modifieds (max. 370 cubic inches)…

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Matt Sheppard Becomes 12th Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winner; 165 Race Cars Jam Afton Pits

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Matt Sheppard Becomes 12th Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winner; 165 Race Cars Jam Afton Pits Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – 12 races, 12 different winners. With a jam-packed pit area filled with 165 race cars Saturday at Afton Motorsports Park, Matt Sheppard put another line on his resume, taking home the top prize from the 12th running of the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals Weekend. In the process, the Savannah, N.Y., driver inched closer to another piece of history as he chases the $57,500 Sunoco Race Fuels/Insinger Performance ‘Grand Championship’ with now just…

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend for Third Straight Year

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend for Third Straight Year Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the third consecutive season, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco hosts the ‘kickoff party’ to Eastern States Weekend. On Thursday, October 24, the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ fires off with a fan-pleasing doubleheader of STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds and 360 Sprint Cars. STSS Modifieds race in the eighth and final round of the Halmar International North Region, a 50-lap main event offering a massive $10,000 to…

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Could There Be A $57,500 Man? 140 Laps Separate Matt Sheppard from Modified Racing’s Richest Prize

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Could There Be A $57,500 Man? 140 Laps Separate Matt Sheppard from Modified Racing’s Richest Prize Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff AFTON, NY – Could there be a $57,500 (Super) man in 2019? Matt Sheppard has that opportunity and 140 laps will decide his fate. A year ago, Sunoco Race Fuels and distributor Insinger Performance teamed up with Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) director Brett Deyo to present an overall ‘Grand Championship’ richer than any other dirt Modified title in the region. To collect this $57,500 overall grand prize, a driver needs a…

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“Working Man’s Race” Short Track SuperNationals Set For Afton Motorsports Park October 11-12

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“Working Man’s Race” Short Track SuperNationals Set For Afton Motorsports Park October 11-12 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – The picturesque fairgrounds located off Interstate 88 Exit 7 will once again come to life on Columbus Day weekend. The American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals will return to its birthplace on Friday-Saturday October 11-12 when the 12th annual “Working Man’s Race” takes over Afton Motorsports Park. Ron Ford’s Afton facility has seen a huge resurgence in 2019, with new clay providing a wide racing surface and car counts and crowds growing throughout the season. Now,…

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Billy Pauch Jr Picks Perfect Night to Shine, Tops Georgetown ‘Blast at the Beach’ with MAV-TV Cameras On Hand

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Billy Pauch Jr Picks Perfect Night to Shine, Tops Georgetown ‘Blast at the Beach’ with MAV-TV Cameras On Hand Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS GEORGETOWN, DE – Billy Pauch Jr. picked a perfect night to shine. With the MAV-TV cameras shining and a fantastic crowd on hand, Milford, N.J.’s, Pauch Jr. won the sixth edition of the VAHLCO Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by Melon 1 at Georgetown Speedway. Pauch Jr. took home the $6,000-plus paycheck for his second career Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled by Sunoco Modified win and his second career triumph at Georgetown.…

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Melon 1 Signs as Presenting Sponsor of Georgetown Speedway VAHLCO Blast at the Beach

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Melon 1 Signs as Presenting Sponsor of Georgetown Speedway VAHLCO Blast at the Beach Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than fresh watermelon. So it’s only appropriate that Melon 1 – the largest watermelon grower, packer and shopper in the United States – has come on as a presenting sponsor of the ‘Blast at the Beach’ next Tuesday, August 27 at Georgetown Speedway. The VAHLCO Racing Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’ presented by Melon 1 is the late summer ‘must-see’ auto racing event on Delmarva, featuring the…

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David Van Horn Ends Four-Year, 15-Day Short Track Super Series Dry Spell Tuesday at New Egypt, Earns $6,250

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David Van Horn Ends Four-Year, 15-Day Short Track Super Series Dry Spell Tuesday at New Egypt, Earns $6,250 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ – Four years and 15 days. That’s how long it had been since David Van Horn Jr. reached Victory Lane with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. On Tuesday night at New Egypt Speedway, Van Horn picked up his first series win since August 5, 2015 in style, topping the ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ 40-lap main for a $6,250 payday in Round No. 6 of the…

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VAHLCO Wheels Signs On as ‘Blast at the Beach’ Title Sponsor as MAV-TV Cameras Invade Georgetown Speedway

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VAHLCO Wheels Signs On as ‘Blast at the Beach’ Title Sponsor as MAV-TV Cameras Invade Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – It’s a late-summer tradition auto racing ‘must-see’ on Delmarva. Since August 2014, the ‘Blast at the Beach’ has evolved into one of the most anticipated dirt Modified events in the First State featuring the traveling stars of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco at the historic Georgetown Speedway. The 2019 edition is on the horizon Tuesday, August 27 and VAHLCO Wheels has signed on as title…

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Take Two: Short Track Super Series Returns to New Egypt Speedway Tuesday, August 20 for ‘Dirty Jersey 6’

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Take Two: Short Track Super Series Returns to New Egypt Speedway Tuesday, August 20 for ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ – We’re back, Take Two! For the first time since 2016, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco returns to New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday, August 20. The unique 7/16ths-mile D-shaped track plays host to ‘Dirty Jersey’ which had been postponed by rain from its original date of May 23. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds will rumble on the New Egypt clay for 40 laps in Round No.…

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Short Track Super Series Falls to Rain at Woodhull; New Egypt & Georgetown Up Next

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Short Track Super Series Falls to Rain at Woodhull; New Egypt & Georgetown Up Next Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com WOODHULL, NY – With a forecast of afternoon and evening rain looming, Woodhull Raceway’s promotional team and management of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco have canceled the ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 55’ scheduled for Tuesday night. The event, sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts of Addison and Corning, Maple City Dodge and Two Rivers Timber, was to include the Halmar International North Region Modifieds (55 laps, $5,500 to…

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MAV-TV Cameras Return to Georgetown Speedway Tuesday, Aug. 27 for VAHLCO Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’

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MAV-TV Cameras Return to Georgetown Speedway Tuesday, Aug. 27 for VAHLCO Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – National television returns to Georgetown Speedway on Tuesday, August 27. For the second consecutive year, the cameras of MAV-TV will surround the Sussex County oval for the VAHLCO Wheels ‘Blast at the Beach’ to record the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco event for broadcast. If the 2019 edition is anything like last year’s version, fans are in for a memorable evening. A year ago, the large crowd…

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Short Track Super Series to “Hustle the High Banks” of Woodhull Raceway Tuesday, August 13

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Short Track Super Series to “Hustle the High Banks” of Woodhull Raceway Tuesday, August 13 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WOODHULL, NY – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is set to “hustle the High Banks.” Woodhull Raceway, Ted and Brandi White’s unique, one-third-mile paperclip will host the STSS on Tuesday, August 13 when NAPA Auto Parts of Addison and Corning, Two Rivers Timber and Maple City Dodge present the ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 55’ featuring a doubleheader of STSS Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman. Annually, the Woodhull stop is…

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Stewart Friesen’s Big-Block Gains Retribution Sunday at BAPS Motor Speedway York County Nationals

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Stewart Friesen’s Big-Block Gains Retribution Sunday at BAPS Motor Speedway York County Nationals Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK, PA – After two consecutive years of disappointment, Stewart Friesen got retribution on Sunday evening at BAPS Motor Speedway. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., rebounded from a pair of consecutive runner-up finishes after leading the York County Nationals to win the 18th edition presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance. The 50-lap conquest annexed Friesen a paycheck of $10,300 for his efforts. The annual BAPS visit marked race No. 5 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super…

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Bullring Battle: Andy Bachetti Emerges from Rough-and-Tumble Accord ‘Battle of the Bullring 7’ Victorious

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Bullring Battle: Andy Bachetti Emerges from Rough-and-Tumble Accord ‘Battle of the Bullring 7’ Victorious Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco visit to Accord Speedway is dubbed the ‘Battle of the Bullring’ each summer. Emphasis on the word “battle” on Tuesday night at Ulster County Bullring. Andy Bachetti ultimately grabbed the bull by the horns and picked up a $5,000 top prize in the 50-lap main event, serving as Round No. 6 of the Halmar International North Region. On a night that saw a…

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Back to BAPS This Sunday (July 14): $10,000-to-win York County Nationals on the Horizon

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Back to BAPS This Sunday (July 14): $10,000-to-win York County Nationals on the Horizon Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, PA – It’s “back to BAPS” for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco this Sunday, July 14. The red clay of BAPS Motor Speedway greets the STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds for their only appearance of 2019. And they do it in style! Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance present the 18th annual York County Nationals offering $10,000 to win for 50 laps of racing on the four-tenths-mile clay oval! $1,000 will…

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Short Track Super Series Goes “Elbow’s-Up” at Quarter-Mile Accord Speedway This Tuesday Night (July 9)

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Short Track Super Series Goes “Elbow’s-Up” at Quarter-Mile Accord Speedway This Tuesday Night (July 9) Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Elbow’s-up! It’s the only phrase fitting for the annual invasion by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco to the tight confines of Accord Speedway. Nestled in the base of the Catskills, Gary and Donna Palmer’s quarter-mile oval annually provides no-holds-barred, in-your-race racing action. The ‘Battle of the Bullring 7’ rolls into Ulster County this Tuesday night (July 9) featuring the sixth round of the STSS Halmar International North…

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Stewart Friesen Needs All 50 Fonda Speedway Laps to Win STSS ‘Firecracker 50’ Wednesday Worth $10,700

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Stewart Friesen Needs All 50 Fonda Speedway Laps to Win STSS ‘Firecracker 50’ Wednesday Worth $10,700 Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway FONDA, NY – For the first time in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, Fonda Speedway joined the series schedule in 2019. And what a debut it was on Wednesday night. After a wild 50-lap roller-coaster of a race, it was Sprakers, N.Y.’s, Stewart Friesen grabbing the win and the $10,700 in the inaugural Fuccillo Automotive Group ‘Firecracker 50’ presented by Teo-Pro Car at the Track…

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Short Track Super Series Announces $39,200 CASH Payout for July 3 Fonda Speedway ‘Firecracker’

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Short Track Super Series Announces $39,200 CASH Payout for July 3 Fonda Speedway ‘Firecracker’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY - $39,200 cash payout for 50 laps? It’s happening next Wednesday, July 3 at New York’s legendary Fonda Speedway. The inaugural Fuccillo Automotive Group ‘Firecracker 50’ presented by Teo-Pro car is an event that works for the racer! The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its debut at the Track of Champions in the fifth Halmar International North Region event of the 2019 season. The ‘Firecracker 50’ boasts a robust…

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A Fonda First: Short Track Super Series Invades ‘Track of Champions’ for Lucrative ‘Firecracker 50’ Wednesday, July 3

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A Fonda First: Short Track Super Series Invades ‘Track of Champions’ for Lucrative ‘Firecracker 50’ Wednesday, July 3 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – There are very few ‘firsts’ left for a facility with a storied history such as Fonda Speedway. On July 3, however, there will be something all-new to the famed Track of Champions. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its debut at Fonda on Wednesday, July 3 in one of the most lucrative ‘per-lap’ payouts in New York State dirt Modified racing…

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Stewart Friesen Beats Rain, Takes 14th Career Short Track Super Series Victory at Outlaw Speedway Worth $5,425

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Stewart Friesen Beats Rain, Takes 14th Career Short Track Super Series Victory at Outlaw Speedway Worth $5,425 Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY – With rain falling from the sky in Dundee, N.Y., the all-time winningest driver in Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified history celebrated on Wednesday night. Recovering from a miserable outing in the season’s most recent event at Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa., Stewart Friesen won the ‘Outlaw Showdown’ at Outlaw Speedway for the second consecutive year. Friesen prevailed in Race No. 4 of the Halmar…

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It’s Off to Outlaw Speedway Wednesday, June 19 for the Short Track Super Series North Region

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It’s Off to Outlaw Speedway Wednesday, June 19 for the Short Track Super Series North Region Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY – For the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, it’s off to Outlaw. Outlaw Speedway, that is! On Wednesday, June 19, Tyler Siri’s Dundee, N.Y., facility hosts the ‘Outlaw Showdown’ for the STSS big-block/small-block Modified Halmar International North Region. The 50-lap event pays $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag from a posted total purse of more than $25,000! A number of special…

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From 21st, Matt Sheppard Roars to ‘Anthracite Assault’ Victory Tuesday at Big Diamond Speedway; Nathan Brinker Crate 602 Sportsman Star

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From 21st, Matt Sheppard Roars to ‘Anthracite Assault’ Victory Tuesday at Big Diamond Speedway; Nathan Brinker Crate 602 Sportsman Star Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – Drawing 75 of 75 available numbers for his heat race. Starting 21st in the feature. None of the above deterred ‘Super Matt’ at Big Diamond Speedway Tuesday night. Matt Sheppard of Savannah, N.Y., parlayed an 11th-row starting position in the 50-lap ‘Anthracite Assault’ to a $5,000 victory in the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ‘Civil War’ at the Schuylkill County track. The event…

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Short Track Super Series Annual ‘North vs. South’ Battle Arrives at Big Diamond Speedway Tuesday, June 4

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Short Track Super Series Annual ‘North vs. South’ Battle Arrives at Big Diamond Speedway Tuesday, June 4 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – The annual ‘North vs. South’ Civil War of Big Diamond Speedway is set to be waged on Tuesday night (June 4). Both regions of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco clash in Coal Country for the ‘Anthracite Assault’ featuring the STSS Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman. Points toward the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central…

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Decker Earns First Short Track Super Series Victory Sunday at Thunder Mountain Speedway

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From 13th, Billy Decker Earns First Short Track Super Series Victory Sunday at Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – Though he earned a series championship during the 2018 season, a victory with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco had eluded Billy Decker. Until Sunday night. Decker, of Sidney, N.Y., thrilled a partisan local crowd at Thunder Mountain Speedway when he piloted the Jeremy Smith Racing No. 91 to a popular victory in the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ STSS Modified event contested on the eve of…

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Short Track Super Series Stars Set to Climb Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 26 for ‘Lightning on the Mountain’

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Short Track Super Series Stars Set to Climb Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 26 for ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – It’s ‘time to climb’ in Center Lisle, New York this Sunday (May 26) as the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades Thunder Mountain Speedway for the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special. The ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ is one of the “original six” Short Track Super Series events from the 2014 inaugural season and traditionally draws a talented and diverse field of big-block/small-block Modified…

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New Egypt Speedway Short Track Super Series ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ Postponed to Tuesday, August 20

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New Egypt Speedway Short Track Super Series ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ Postponed to Tuesday, August 20 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photo By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ – With rain in the area throughout the morning and predicted severe weather in the evening hours, Thursday night’s ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ at New Egypt Speedway has been postponed to Tuesday, August 20. Rain formed over the Central Jersey facility during the morning hours and forecasters called for another wave in the late afternoon and evening, forcing the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco to shift the date to…

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Stewart Friesen, Max McLaughlin Announce Return to Weedsport Speedway for Monday’s Heroes Remembered 100

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Stewart Friesen, Max McLaughlin Announce Return to Weedsport Speedway for Monday’s Heroes Remembered 100 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 22, 2019) – An already stellar Super DIRTcar Series lineup received a boost on Wednesday morning as NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series championship contender, Stewart Friesen, announced he will join NASCAR K&N Pro Series East pilot, Max McLaughlin, for the Heroes Remembered 100 at Weedsport Speedway on Monday, May 27. Weedsport’s 2019 season lid lifter will pay $7,500 to the winner of the 100-lap Modified special featuring series regulars Matt Sheppard, Mat Williamson, Billy…

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Stars Aligning for Short Track Super Series Return to New Egypt Speedway Thursday Night

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Stars Aligning for Short Track Super Series Return to New Egypt Speedway Thursday Night Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ – We’re back! For the first time since 2016, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco returns to New Jersey’s New Egypt Speedway this Thursday night (May 23). The stars are aligning for an outstanding comeback to New Egypt, headlined by the 40-lap big-block/small-block Modified ‘Dirty Jersey 6’ paying $6,000-plus to the winner, Race No. 4 of the Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central. Matt…

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Stewart Friesen Hopes To Right the Ship On 2019 Misfortune This Weekend With the Short Track Super Series

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Stewart Friesen Hopes To Right the Ship On 2019 Misfortune This Weekend With the Short Track Super Series Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ – A quick glance at the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco all-time win list says it all. The STSS has been very good to Stewart Friesen. The Sprakers, N.Y., driver has won 13 STSS events, nearly double his closest rivals in series history. Friesen hopes to ‘right the ship’ on his 2019 season this weekend when he competes with the series at New Egypt Speedway…

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Short Track Super Series Kicks Into Overdrive On Memorial Day Weekend With Events At New Egypt (May 23) & Thunder Mountain (May 26)

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Short Track Super Series Kicks Into Overdrive On Memorial Day Weekend With Events At New Egypt (May 23) & Thunder Mountain (May 26) Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Memorial Day weekend is often referenced as the unofficial kickoff to summer. This year, as the country reflects on those who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco kicks into overdrive with a pair of events and all four series in competition. For the first time since 2016, the STSS returns…

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Matt Sheppard Continues Love for Delaware International Speedway with STSS ‘Diamond State 50’ Victory

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Matt Sheppard Continues Love for Delaware International Speedway with STSS ‘Diamond State 50’ Victory Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS DELMAR, DE – Delaware International Speedway is becoming a favorite stop for Matt Sheppard. Despite a six-hour-plus, one-way drive from his home in Savannah, N.Y., the driver known as ‘Super Matt’ looks forward to his stops at the Delmar facility. On Tuesday night, Sheppard proved why. After an exciting back-and-forth battle with Craig Von Dohren, Sheppard prevailed in the Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply ‘Diamond State 50’ worth $5,000. The event served as Round No. 3 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short…

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The ‘Diamond State 50’ at Delaware International Has Produced A ‘Who’s-Who’ of Past Winners

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The ‘Diamond State 50’ at Delaware International Has Produced A 'Who’s-Who’ of Past Winners Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – One of the most prestigious events contested in the state of Delaware, the annual ‘Diamond State 50’ boasts a virtual ‘who’s-who’ of past winners. On Tuesday night, April 30, the tradition continues at Delaware International Speedway, when Hurlock Auto & Speed presents the ‘Diamond State 50’ for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central. The ‘Diamond State 50’ will…

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Short Track Super Series Invades Delaware International Speedway Tuesday, April 30 for Hurlock Auto & Speed ‘Diamond State 50’

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Short Track Super Series Invades Delaware International Speedway Tuesday, April 30 for Hurlock Auto & Speed ‘Diamond State 50’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – Destination: Delmar. On Tuesday, April 30, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades Delaware International Speedway for the Hurlock Auto & Speed ‘Diamond State 50’ special. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds race 50 laps for a total pay structure of more than $25,000: $5,000-plus to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag in addition to contingency awards and bonuses. The ‘Diamond State…

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Billy Decker Kicks Off Defense of Short Track Super Series North Region Title Sunday at Orange County Fair Speedway

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Billy Decker Kicks Off Defense of Short Track Super Series North Region Title Sunday at Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – In January, Billy Decker was at the pinnacle of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco world. Decker was honored as the 2018 STSS Halmar International North Region champion for the first time in his career, taking home $12,500 from the Bear Creek Mountain Resort for team owner Jeremy Smith. Unfortunately for the Sidney, N.Y., driver, the 2019 STSS season started on…

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Fifty of the Season’s Richest Modified Laps Will Be Run April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway ‘Hard Clay Open’

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Fifty of the Season’s Richest Modified Laps Will Be Run April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway ‘Hard Clay Open’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Fifty of the richest laps of the Northeast dirt Modified season will be contested Sunday, April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway. Escape RV presents the ‘Hard Clay Open’ to kick off the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region for big-block/small-block Modifieds. The 50-lap main event offers $11,919 to the winner, $1,150 for 10th and $700 just to take the…

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Hard Clay Open Kicks Off Orange County Fair Speedway 100th Anniversary Season Sunday, April 7

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Hard Clay Open Kicks Off Orange County Fair Speedway 100th Anniversary Season Sunday, April 7 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – A memorable 100th anniversary season for Orange County Speedway gets the green flag on Sunday, April 7. And the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco has the honor of kicking off the celebration at the Middletown, N.Y., facility. The Escape RV-presented ‘Hard Clay Open’ takes the track on April 7 to launch the STSS Halmar International North Region $12,500 championship battle. The series’ North Region has nine events on…

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Perrego Edges Sheppard Sunday for Port Royal ‘Speed Showcase’ Short Track Super Series Triumph

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What a Race: Anthony Perrego Edges Matt Sheppard Sunday for Port Royal ‘Speed Showcase’ Short Track Super Series Triumph Story by: Chris Moore/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – What. A. Race. Two of New York State’s finest battled down the stretch of the 40-lap Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified main event Sunday afternoon at Port Royal Speedway. At the drop of the Sunoco checkered flags, it was Middletown, N.Y.’s Anthony Perrego taking a $5,000 victory in the ‘Speed Showcase’ driving for a Delmarva-based team owned by Gary Simpson. Perrego edged…

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