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BOAT SINKS PA MIDGET WEEK VICTORY NO. 2 IN LINDA’S USAC MIDGET DEBUT

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BOAT SINKS PA MIDGET WEEK VICTORY NO. 2 IN LINDA'S USAC MIDGET DEBUT Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Jonestown, Pennsylvania.........The Keystone state suited Chad Boat like a glove during "Pennsylvania Midget Week" as the Phoenix, Arizona native capped the four-race series with his second victory of the week in the USAC Midget National Championship's debut at Linda's Speedway. Like last year, Boat got into the flow when the calendar flipped to the month of August. In 2016, he won three of four to begin the month while this year, it was three of six…

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Devin Moran Dominates Georgetown Speedway

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Devin Moran Dominates Georgetown Speedway The Rookie of the Year Contender has two career Series wins Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE- Aug. 17, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series first ever visit to Georgetown Speedway, and only race in the state of Delaware in 2017, packed the house with fans eager to witness history for the inaugural Fulton Bank 40. The largest paycheck ever written by Georgetown Speedway left in the hands of Devin Moran and his team after a dominating flag-to-flag performance on the half-mile dirt track. Moran's recent stretch of…

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Rahmer claims Thunder Cup at Grandview for first-ever Arctic Cat All Star Win

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Freddie Rahmer claims Thunder Cup at Grandview for first-ever Arctic Cat All Star victory The Arctic Cat All Stars will continue Central Pennsylvania tour Friday at Williams Grove Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (August 17, 2017) - Joining his father, as well as his grandfather, on the all-time win list, Freddie Rahmer is now a main event winner at Grandview Speedway, this time claiming the 3rd Annual Thunder Cup against the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. For Rahmer, who started fourth on the main event grid, the Arctic Cat…

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SILVER CROWN START KINGS MAKE WAY TO SPRINGFIELD FOR SATURDAY’S BETTENHAUSEN 100

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SILVER CROWN START KINGS MAKE WAY TO SPRINGFIELD FOR SATURDAY'S BETTENHAUSEN 100 Story By: Richie Murray /USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com In the long, storied history of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars, three drivers have made more starts than any other: Brian Tyler, Russ Gamester and Dave Darland. All three intend to extend their record at this Saturday's "Bettenhausen 100" at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Tyler, Gamester and Darland stand above all other drivers with 191, 190 and 189 Silver Crown starts, respectively. Quite impressive considering the fact that there have been just 409 races run…

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One Win, Two Point Titles For Tim Buckwalter In Wednesday’s Action Track USA Finale

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One Win, Two Point Titles For Tim Buckwalter In Wednesday's Action Track USA Finale Kyle Spence Bags $2,000 Victory in 600 Sprints; Vinciguerra Is Slingshot Winner Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - Great weather, fantastic crowd, and a terrific night of racing brought down the curtain for the three weekly divisions at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on Wednesday night. And when it was over, Tim Buckwalter, Kyle Spence, and Nick Vinciguerra wore the biggest smiles at the annual Kutztown Fair. Buckwalter, the Pottstown, Pa. ace, put a giant exclamation point on a…

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TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 23 FOR FOUR RACE-INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES

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TICKETS GO ON SALE AUGUST 23 FOR FOUR RACE-INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES; ATLANTIC CITY, ALLENTOWN CLASSICS JOINED BY NEW ALBANY RACE; TRENTON TO HOST EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ August 17, 2017 . . . Tickets are going on sale Wednesday, August 23, 2017 for each of the four race Indoor Auto Racing Series events. The quartet of races comprise the most ambitious schedule yet offered by Len Sammons Motorsports Productions. “The best seats sell out quickly at all of our races,” said Len Sammons. “And we expect that with two…

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KOD SERIES TRIPLE-HEADER PLUS MODIFIEDS HIGHLIGHT NIGHT OF LEGENDS SUNDAY AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

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KING OF DIRT SERIES TRIPLEHEADER PLUS MODIFIEDS HIGHLIGHT ANNUAL NIGHT OF LEGENDS THIS SUNDAY AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY Story By: John Tiff/Utica-Rome Speedway Photos By: Otto Graham/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY- A huge show of racing is planned for this Sunday, August 20, at the Utica-Rome Speedway as the speedway honors its past with the annual Night of Legends. On tap is the always exciting Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modifieds, but King of Dirt Series tripleheader. All three of the King of Dirt Series, the 358-Modifieds, Sportsman, and Pro Stocks, will be on hand plus the rain delayed King of Dirt Pro Stock main event…

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Empire Super Sprints Return to Brockville Ontario Speedway This Saturday

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The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Return to Brockville Ontario Speedway This Saturday. Story By: Dean Reynolds/ESS Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY – It's been since August of 2008 when Steve Poirier sat in victory lane for the last Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints event at the Brockville Ontario Speedway. This Saturday night, the 35 year racing group will make its return for a $2,000 to win event. The event is the next in line with the 1000 Islands RV Centre Canada Tour where Coleman Gullick has a narrow lead over Jason Barney for the championship North of the…

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CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 AT FONDA

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2017 TRACK CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 AT FONDA Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Saturday evening August 19, the 2017 track champions in all divisions will be crowned as Fonda Speedway celebrates the final night of points with a special racing program called the “Night of Features”. On the racing program will be twin 20-lap events for the modified division while single feature events will determine the champions in all of the other divisions. Because their feature from last Saturday was delayed until this week, the sportsman division will…

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All Stars set for four events in four days across Pennsylvania

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Back to Posse Country; All Stars set for four events in four days across Pennsylvania Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Jane Cella & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 16, 2017) - After a two-week intermission to allow teams the opportunity to enter the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will return to competition with a four-race stretch through The Keystone State, rejoining the notorious Pennsylvania Posse for four consecutive events from Thursday, August 17, to Sunday, August 20. The Central Pennsylvania invasion will kick off officially…

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Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux $20 Car Load And Fan Fest Saturday, August 19

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Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux $20 Car Load And Fan Fest Saturday, August 19; Fulton Speedway Has Something For Every Race Fan As 2017 Race Season In The Home Stretch Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – August 16, 2017 - This Saturday night August 19 load the family into your car or truck and get in for just $20 (passenger sized vehicles) to see a night of side-by-side dirt track racing on the Fulton Speedway “Highbanks.” Regular pricing remains in effect for those not wishing to pay by the car load.…

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HATFIELD MEATS NIGHT FEATURES FOUR DIVISION SHOW ON SATURDAY AT GRANDVIEW

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HATFIELD MEATS NIGHT FEATURES FOUR DIVISION SHOW ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 19TH; GEISWITE CREATIONS SCHOOL KIDS NIGHT RETURNS. Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 16, 2017 . . . Next up at Grandview Speedway is one of the most popular nights of the season as Hatfield Quality Meats is the sponsor and with them comes their mascot Smiley who makes fans happy as he tosses t-shirts and hot dogs into the stands. Four divisions of racing competition are featured for the same regular low adult admission price of $15 while youngsters 11 and under…

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THORSON REPEATS USAC MIDGET WIN AT LANCO

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THORSON REPEATS USAC MIDGET WIN AT LANCO! Story By: Richie Murray /USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Newmanstown, Pennsylvania.........One year ago at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway, Tanner Thorson needed all the heroics he could muster to pull off a last-lap, last corner pass to take the victory. In Tuesday night's third round of "Pennsylvania Midget Week" with the USAC Eastern Midgets presented by ARDC at the 1/8-mile bullring, it was a relative comfort cruise for Thorson as he led all 40 laps to take his second USAC National Midget victory of the year in his Keith Kunz-Curb-Agajanian Motorsports/JBL Audio…

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Double Big Block Modified Features At The Brewerton Speedway Friday, August 18

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Double Big Block Modified Features At The Brewerton Speedway Friday, August 18 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – August 16, 2017 – With the 2017 Brewerton Speedway Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modified Champion being crowned on Friday, September 1, points will take on double importance with a pair of 35 lap features this Friday, August 18. The holdover feature from August 4 and the regularly scheduled feature to be run. Coming into Friday night one single point separates Larry Wight and Billy Decker in the Big Block Modifieds in the battle for the…

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Gres Paving To Sponsor Legends of the Fall 75 Saturday September 9th at New Egypt Speedway

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Gres Paving To Sponsor Legends of the Fall 75 Saturday September 9th at New Egypt Speedway; Eastern Auto Parts Warehouse to Sponsor Crate vs. Sportsman   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Gres Paving of Trenton, NJ has signed on to be the presenting sponsor of the Legends of the Fall 75 which will be held at the New Egypt Speedway on Saturday night September 9th. The Legends of the Fall 75 will be a Big Block vs. Small Block Modified event paying $7,500 to win and $500 just to start the…

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3RD ANNUAL THUNDER CUP THURSDAY, AUGUST 17 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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3RD ANNUAL THUNDER CUP: SMOKE ON THE HILL THURSDAY, AUGUST 17 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (August 16, 2017) – The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series roars back into action at Grandview Speedway this Thursday, August 17. The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Cars, compete in the 3rd Annual Thunder Cup presented by Levan Machine and Truck Equipment, alongside Grandview’s popular Sportsman division. THE ACTION – The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Cars will compete in a 35-lap, $5,000-to-win main…

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SUPERSIZED SILVER CROWN CAR COUNT EXPECTED AT SPRINGFIELD SATURDAY

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SUPERSIZED SILVER CROWN CAR COUNT EXPECTED AT SPRINGFIELD SATURDAY Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Five past "Bettenhausen 100" winners headline the expected list of entrants for this Saturday's 81st appearance of champ car racing at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Kody Swanson leads the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS standings coming into the Springfield Mile August 19. Swanson arrives as the winner of the two most recent editions of the "Bettenhausen 100" in 2014 and 2015. Swanson picked up his third win of the season last Saturday night on the Salem…

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ALL COUNTY GARAGE DOOR SPONSORS 1/4 MIDGET NIGHT AT BRIDGEPORT

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ALL COUNTY GARAGE DOOR SPONSORS 1/4 MIDGET NIGHT AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Another full night of racing is headed your way at the Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday, August 19th. All County Garage Door LLC of Carney's Point, NJ will sponsor this year's Quarter Midget Night at the Bridgeport Speedway. Quarter Midget Night has become a very popular event at the track in recent seasons. Children - both boys and girls - can start to race quarter midgets at the age of five. Quarter midget organizations exist throughout the country. Several of these organizations…

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25th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Up Next

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25th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Up Next Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (August 15, 2017) - The 25th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - presented by Crop Production Services is slated for Thursday-Saturday, August 17th-19th at Batesville Motor Speedway in Batesville, AR. The $40,000-to-win crown jewel event is co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series - presented by Lucas Oil. The event's unique format, featuring dirt late models without a roof, gives spectators an up close look as drivers wrestle their 800+ horsepower machines around…

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NAPA Super DIRT Week set for 46th Annual event at Oswego

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NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Schedule Announced NAPA Super DIRT Week set for 46th Annual event at Oswego Speedway Story By: Colby Gornewicz/World Racing Group Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - August 15, 2017 - In less than two short months, the grounds of Oswego Speedway will be invaded by with racecars, drivers, crew members, and DIRTcar Racing fans attending the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway from October 1-8, 2017. Racing's Biggest Party attracts thousands of fans and competitors from all over the country, all of whom contribute multi-millions of dollars…

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BILLY PAUCH FAN APPRECIATION EVENT COMING UP AT BPORT

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K&A EXCAVATING PRESENTS BILLY PAUCH FAN APPRECIATION EVENT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Saturday, September 2nd is set to be a big night at the Bridgeport Speedway. It is the final night of points for the 2017 season and the Bridgeport Champions will be determined on this night in the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman and PennCo Tech Outlaw Stocks. It is the final Bike Night of the 2017 season. K&A Excavating and Billy Pauch will host Fan Appreciation Night for all Billy Pauch fans out there. Over the years, Pauch has…

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BOAT ESCAPES TROUBLED WATERS FOR PATH VALLEY SCORE

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BOAT ESCAPES TROUBLED WATERS FOR PATH VALLEY SCORE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Spring Run, Pennsylvania.........The path to victory lane was certainly not a linear line for Chad Boat in Monday's second night of "Pennsylvania Midget Week" at Path Valley Speedway Park. The topsy-turvy 30-lap feature saw its share of lead changes, sliders, beating, banging and hot tempers that concluded with Boat using a turn one slide job on Tyler Courtney coming to the white flag on a late-race green-white-checkered situation to win his second USAC National Midget feature in a span of 11 days. Like…

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PERREGO WINS MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM RACE 3 WORTH $2,500

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ANTHONY PERREGO WINS MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM RACE 3 WORTH $2,500 AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY. Story By: Andy Harpel/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff KIRKWOOD, NY…Anthony Perrego raced to his second Modified feature win of the season at Five Mile Point Speedway on Sunday. The victory in race three of the 30 lap Modified Sunday Summer slam was worth $2,500 for Perrego. The fourth and final Modified Summer Slam race is Sunday, September 17th. Rusty Smith and Danny Tyler led the 26 car Modified starting field to the green of the 30 lap feature event. The race…

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Fayash Memorial Race for the Sportsman Modifieds highlights this Friday at Big Diamond Speedway

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The Fayash Memorial Race for the Sportsman Modifieds highlights this Friday’s action at Big Diamond Speedway.   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com This Friday night at the Schuykill County oval it will be the U.S.S. Achey Sportsman Modifieds headlining the action as they compete in the “Fayash Memorial” race. The special race will pay $1,570 to the winner with $157 just to take the green. Matt Stangle and last week’s winner Mike Mammana have to be considered the favorites to battle it out for the big prize but drivers such as Doug Hendricks, Shawn…

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Greenwood Scores First Devil’s Bowl Sprint Car Victory

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Greenwood Scores First Devil’s Bowl Sprint Car Victory Ryan perfect in Sportsman Modified nail-biter Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photos By: Barry Snelling/Devils Bowl Speedway WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Luke Greenwood’s up-and-down relationship with The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway took a turn for the positive on Sunday, August 13, as he earned his first Sprint Cars of New England (SCoNE) victory at the track on Fabian Earthmoving Night. Four other drivers also took hold of the checkered flag during the event, with Jimmy Ryan, Chris Murray, Jesse Durkee, and Alayne Bruno all scoring wins. Greenwood, who…

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Von Dohren, Mammana, Sites and Geeesaman take the checkers at Big Diamond on Sunday

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Craig Von Dohren, Mike Mammana, Kody Sites and Jason Geeesaman take the checkers at Big Diamond on Sunday Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com With Friday's weather once again not cooperating, Big Diamond Speedway was forced to use their Sunday rain date to finally get in a show. A beautiful sun-drenched day presented itself on Sunday for the cars and stars of the Schuylkill County to put on a show for the fans and when the final checkered flag waved on the night taking the big wins were Craig Von Dohren in the 358 Modifieds.…

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Back-to-Back Sportsman Shootout Series Wins for Rocky Warner at Weedsport Speedway

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Back-to-Back Sportsman Shootout Series Wins for Rocky Warner at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinksi/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 14, 2017) – For the second consecutive event, Rocky Warner drove atop Victory Hill at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, this time as the winner of the Beyea Custom Headers Sportman Shootout Series 1420 WACK AM ESS Legends Reunion special fueled by Pit Stop Convenience Stores. Warner redrew the fourth starting position in his No. 1J and after falling back to fifth from his outside second row starting position, eventually found the outside of the…

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THE MAGIC CONTINUES FOR MATT SHEPPARD AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

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THE MAGIC CONTINUES FOR MATT SHEPPARD AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY AS HE PASSES MARC JOHNSON IN FINAL TURN FOR THE VICTORY Story By: John Tiff/Utica-Rome Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff VERNON, NY- On a beautiful night for racing that saw dozens of kids receive free backpacks and school supplies from the Bobby Page Foundation, fans were treated to another thrilling night of racing on Parks Paving and Wilber-Duck Chevrolet night. Matt Sheppard led the last 30 feet of the Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modified main event to collect his 38th career win while Dave Moyer was the victor in the Broedel…

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Danny Varin Sweeps Lucas Oil ESS Weekend with Victory at Weedsport

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Danny Varin Sweeps Lucas Oil ESS Weekend with Victory at Weedsport Story By: Dean Reynolds/ESS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – For a weekend that almost didn’t happen, it turned out into a dream weekend for Fonda, NY’s Danny Varin. He led all 50 laps, collected two wins and took home over $4,000 backing up his Fonda victory by also winning Sunday night at the Weedsport Speedway. The win came on the annual Legends Reunion night where Lance Yonge and Mike VanDusen were inducted into the ESS Hall of Fame earlier in the day. Varin’s win…

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GRANT LARCENY IN PENNSYLVANIA MIDGET WEEK OPENER AT SUSKY

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GRANT LARCENY IN PENNSYLVANIA MIDGET WEEK OPENER AT SUSKY! Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com York Haven, Pennsylvania.........The old saying goes, "sometimes you'd rather be lucky than good." That's true to an extent, but the fact of the matter is that one must first put themselves in a position for good fortune to fall their way. Justin Grant was in that position on the final lap of Sunday night's "Pennsylvania Midget Week" opener at Susquehanna Speedway when he passed not one, but two of Keith Kunz's bunch, to win from third on the final…

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Mahoning Valley speedway returns to action August 19 with five classes of stock cars + Kids Carnival

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Mahoning Valley speedway returns to action August 19 with five classes of stock cars + Kids Carnival Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 8-13-17) After taking a scheduled weekend off, Mahoning Valley Speedway will be back in action this coming Saturday evening, August 19 at 7:00 pm with a five division program which will include Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks. The Dirt Mods have the night off. All of the aforementioned classes will compete in a regular set of heat and feature events. It will also be Kids Carnival…

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All Stars Return To Williams Grove For 35th Jack Gunn Memorial Friday

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All Stars Return To Williams Grove For 35th Jack Gunn Memorial Friday 305 sprints also in action August 18 Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA – The second appearance of the season at Williams Grove Speedway by the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars is on tap this Friday night, August 18 for the 35th annual Jack Gunn Memorial. Presented by Superior Plus Energy Services, the All Stars Gunn Memorial will offer the sprint car stars a $5,000 to win payday with a 30-lap feature. The IMCA/PASS 305 sprints will share…

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BERNHEISEL MAKES LATE PASS FOR 2nd LM WIN OF YEAR

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BERNHEISEL MAKES LATE PASS FOR 2nd LM WIN OF YEAR Story By: Steve Inch/Selinsgrove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mattern certainly looked like the car to beat in the Late Models on Saturday night. Mattern used a long green flag run to pull a big lead over the field. As the run continued on, Bryan Bernheisel began to show some muscle as well as he closed in on the race leader. Once again as lap traffic covered much of the speedway in front of the leaders, Bernheisel continued the pressure. Bernheisel stayed loyal to the inside line while Mattern used…

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Tomecek Picks Up First URC Win

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Tomecek Picks Up First URC Win Story By: Tim Moran/URC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Eric Tomecek lead the field to the green flag and never looked back as the 1w lead the entire 25 lap event uncontested en route to a $2,500 payday. With 26 cars signed into the pit area, three heat races were used to determine the starting lineup of the 25-lap sprint car feature event. Heat race 1 saw Nate Snyder jump out to an early lead and lead the entire 8 laps. Following Snyder to the checkered flag was the 47 of 2016 URC Rookie of…

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RAVENA ROCKET FLIES TO VICTORY LANE

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RAVENA ROCKET FLIES TO VICTORY LANE Duell and Martin Have Photo Finish in Pro Stocks Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (August 11, 2017)- Bobby Hackel's misfortune was Keith Flach's fortune on Friday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. Hackel, who lead from the initial green, slipped up and jumped the cushion in turn two with three laps to go. "The Ravena Rocket" Flach dove underneath him and motored away to his third career win at "The Great Race Place and first since 2013 in the 35-lap Modified feature. Peter Britten's 14th place…

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Danny Varin Blisters ESS Fonda Field

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Danny Varin Blisters the Field to win Lucas Oil ESS Earl Halaquist Memorial at Fonda Story By: Dean Reynolds/ESS Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – Danny Varin enjoys when the winged sprint cars come to not only his home track, but his home town. The Lucas Oil Empire made its return to the Fonda Speedway for the Earl Halaquist Memorial and when the checkered flag fell, Varin lapped up until the eighth place finisher for his $2,075 victory. The annual Earl Halaquist Memorial was career win #5 which paid points for the overall Lucas Oil Championship and the NAPA…

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McCreadie Charges to First-Career North/South 100 Victory

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McCreadie Charges to First-Career North/South 100 Victory Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, KY (August 12, 2017) - Tim McCreadie passed race-leader, Scott Bloomquist on lap 97 and then held off Bobby Pierce and Bloomquist to win the 35th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 - presented by Lucas Oil on Saturday night at the Florence Speedway. Bloomquist had been the dominant car for most of the race until McCreadie and Pierce went to the outside of the track - both forging ahead of Bloomquist with three laps remaining. McCreadie earned $50,000 in his first-ever win at…

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Double Digit Donny

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Donny Schatz Wins His 10th Knoxville Nationals Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dick Ayers & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com Knoxville, Iowa - August 12, 2017 - Donny Schatz inherited the lead on lap 22, after race-long leader David Gravel slowed with motor problems, and held off NASCAR star Kyle Larson to win his 10th 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey's General Store. Schatz, who turned 40-years old this week, trails only Steve Kinser (12) in Knoxville Nationals Championships. Larson settled for second with Australian Kerry Madsen rounding out the podium. World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series drivers Shane Stewart…

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Returning to Dirt Racing Full-Time in 2018

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Returning to Dirt Racing Full-Time in 2018 Asphalt era closing with Late Model 100 on September 2; ACT event cancelled Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway PhotosBy: Barry Snelling/Devils Bowl Speedway WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway is going back to its roots: Full-time dirt track racing will return in 2018. After eight years with an asphalt half-mile, with the last four years running with both asphalt and dirt layouts, the Rutland County facility will have an all-new half-mile dirt surface for its 52nd season. The changeover marks the third period in the speedway’s history…

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410 SPRINTS & MODIFIEDS COMPETE IN ‘THE ULTIMATE DOUBLE HEADER’ AT NEW EGYPT WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23

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PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS PRESENT. . . . 410 SPRINTS & MODIFIEDS COMPETE IN ‘THE ULTIMATE DOUBLE HEADER’ AT NEW EGYPT WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ (August 12, 2017) – The most popular racing divisions in the area – the 410 Sprint Cars and the Modifieds -- return to New Egypt Speedway for an all-out battle of the best racers around. Pioneer Pole Building presents Jersey Rush VII on Wednesday, August 23 – a thrilling double main event show that kicks off with an exclusive pre-race pit party for loyal race…

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Jimmy Phelps Uses Last Lap Pass For Exciting Brewerton Speedway Modified Victory

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Jimmy Phelps Uses Last Lap Pass For Exciting Brewerton Speedway Modified Victory; Double Modified Features Friday, August 18 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – August 11, 2017 – On Friday once again doom and gloom was predicted in the weather department but Brewerton Speedway officials decided they were going to make every effort to get in the August 11 racing program. The rains never came and fans were treated with fantastic track conditions that provided exciting two and three wide racing on Scott Jeffery’s Performance Plus and Ingles Performance night at the speedway. Jimmy…

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Jason Johnson Sweeps Friday Night’s Events at 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals

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Jason Johnson Sweeps Friday Night's Events at 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals Schuchart comes from 11th to lock into Saturday's main event Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dick Ayers & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, IA - August 11, 2017 - Defending 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals Champion Jason Johnson had two opportunities to lock-in to Saturday Night's finale and took advantage of both them sweeping both the Friday night feature and the SPEED SPORT World Challenge. World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Driver Logan Schuchart, Texas wheelman Aaron Reutzel and California's Cory Eliason also punched their tickets into Saturday night's 50-lap,…

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Flach ‘Rockets’ to Albany-Saratoga Victory Lane

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Keith Flach Drives from 11th to Capture his First Victory of 2017 at ‘The Great Race Place’ Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM MALTA, NY- August 12, 2017- John F. Kennedy once stated that things do not happen; they are, instead, made to happen. After a roller-coaster road trip that saw more bad luck than good earlier in the week with the Super DIRTcar Series at Ransomville [Speedway in Ransomville, N.Y.] and Merrittville [Speedway in Thorold, Ontario], Ravena, N.Y. native Keith Flach needed something to happen; something had to change. While he could have waited around like a…

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STAMPEDE COMING TO ALBANY-SARATOGA

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STAMPEDE COMING TO ALBANY-SARATOGA KOD Sportsman On Card Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (August 10, 2017) - Watch out race fans as "The Great Race Place" is about to get stampeded. "The Stampede at the Toga" will take place this Tuesday, August 15, as Brett Deyo's "Short Track Super Series fueled by VP" invades the historic Malta oval for the first time in series history. The Modifieds will run 50 green flag laps paying $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green. The event is being sponsored by Halmar…

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PENNSYLVANIA MIDGET WEEK ARRIVES SUNDAY

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PENNSYLVANIA MIDGET WEEK ARRIVES SUNDAY WITH 4 RACES IN 5 NIGHT STRETCH Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Just eight days following the conclusion of a stretch of four races in five nights, USAC Midget National Championship teams are back on the horse as the series heads east to the Keystone State for the third edition of "Pennsylvania Midget Week." It begins this Sunday, August 13 at Susquehanna Speedway (York Haven) before subsequent nights at Path Valley Speedway Park (Spring Run) on Monday, August 14 and Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway (Newmanstown) on Tuesday, August 15. After…

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Historic Weekend of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints

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Historic Weekend of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Story By: Dean Reynolds/ESS Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY – The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will showcase a little history and a trip down memory lane this weekend with their events at Fonda and Weedsport. On Saturday at Fonda will be the annual Earl Halaquist Memorial while Sunday at Weedsport it will be the Legends Reunion with the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. After a year off, the stars and cars from ESS is back at the Track of Champions with a full point event where it awards points…

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Gravel Perfect at Knoxville

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Gravel Perfect at Knoxville Earns Pole for Saturday's 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals Finale Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dick Ayers & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, IA - August 10, 2017 - David Gravel became the seventh different driver, and first in 25 years, in the 57-year history of the 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals, to complete a perfect score by setting quick time, winning his heat race and winning the feature. Gravel's perfect night will earn him the pole of Saturday's $150,000 to-win Feature alongside nine-time Knoxville Nationals Champion, Donny Schatz. A first lap incident saw Dominic Scelzi and defending 5-Hour…

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Owens Survives Battle with Lanigan to Win at Florence

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Owens Survives Battle with Lanigan to Win at Florence Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com UNION, KY (August 10, 2017) - Jimmy Owens survived a fierce battle with Darrell Lanigan to win the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South Shootout - presented by Lucas Oil on Thursday night at Florence Speedway. Owens and Lanigan swapped the lead several times before the halfway mark, with Owens gaining the lead for good on lap 16, though never comfortably ahead of the pack. Lanigan stayed close and finished right on Owens' bumper as the checkers fell. Tim McCreadie finished a…

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HOT SUMMER NIGHT RACING ACTION CONTINUES THIS SUNDAY AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

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HOT SUMMER NIGHT RACING ACTION CONTINUES THIS SUNDAY AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY PLUS ANNUAL BACKPACK GIVEAWAY FOR KIDS Story By: John Tiff/Utica-Rome Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY- Utica-Rome Speedway roars back into action this Sunday, August 13, with another big show of DIRTcar weekly racing featuring the Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modifieds, Broedel Energy Sportsman, Pro Stocks, and Rookie Sportsman. Also, as a special treat for the kids getting ready to go back to school, it will be the 2nd Annual Back to School Backpack Giveaway presented the Bobby Page Foundation and the Utica-Rome Speedway Kids Club. At intermission, 55…

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MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM RACE NUMBER 3 THIS SUNDAY AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY

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MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM RACE NUMBER 3 THIS SUNDAY AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY – 30 LAPS $2,500 TO WIN! MIKE COLSTEN AND NICK ROCHINSKI TIED FOR SUMMER SLAM POINT LEAD ENTERING THIS SUNDAY! Story By: Andy Harpel/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…The third race of the Modified Summer Slam is this Sunday, August 13th at Five Mile Point Speedway. The 30 lap Modified feature event will pay an impressive $2,500 to the race winner. Every team on hand will certainly be looking for the top pay day but currently two weekly competitors Mike Colsten and Nick…

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