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DARLAND LANDS HOOSIER HUNDRED RIDE WITH ROSE

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DARLAND LANDS HOOSIER HUNDRED RIDE WITH ROSE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photo By: Al Stenberg/USAC RAcing Indianapolis, Indiana.........USAC Triple Crown champ Dave Darland has picked up a ride to compete in this Thursday's 63rd running of the "Hoosier Hundred" at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. At first, it appeared as if the 1997 USAC Silver Crown champion from Lincoln, Indiana may not have a ride for this year's race. A possible deal to jump in a second car for another established team did not materialize. However, longtime Darland competitor Bill Rose came to the rescue, providing a second car to…

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Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will highlight Memorial Day weekend with Ohio tripleheader

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Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will highlight Memorial Day weekend with Ohio tripleheader Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (May 23, 2018) - The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will end the month of May with an action-packed tripleheader in the Buckeye State, set to invade Attica Raceway Park, Wayne County Speedway, and Waynesfield Raceway Park on Friday through Sunday, May 25-27, respectively. With wet weather interfering with recent action in Wisconsin, Tony Stewart’s All Stars look forward to wrapping up the month of…

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Fulton Speedway Ready For Racing And Demolition Derbies This Saturday, May 26

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Fulton Speedway Ready For Racing And Demolition Derbies This Saturday, May 26 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson FULTON, NY – This Saturday, May 26th the Fulton Speedway is ready to unleash side-by-side racing and the sights and sounds of fan favorite demolition derbies at the ’Highbanks.’ On the speedway presented, by Scott Jeffery’s Performance Plus, will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models and E&V Energy Novice Sportsman. After the racing, get set for the smashing and crunching of metal from the King’s…

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HOOSIER HUNDRED HISTORY ON THE LINE FOR SWANSON THIS THURSDAY

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HOOSIER HUNDRED HISTORY ON THE LINE FOR SWANSON THIS THURSDAY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Travis Branch/USAC Racing Indianapolis, Indiana.........As you dance your eyes down the list of "Hoosier Hundred" winners throughout the past six decades, it's easily recognizable to see and feel the history that this race carries. You've got Indianapolis 500 winners, all seven of them: Bob Sweikert (1953), Jimmy Bryan (1954-55-56), Rodger Ward (1959-63), A.J. Foyt (1960-61-64-65-68-69), Parnelli Jones (1962), Mario Andretti (1966-67) and Al Unser (1970-71-72-73). You've got USAC Hall of Famers Tom Bigelow (1975), Pancho Carter (1977), Gary Bettenhausen (1980), Larry…

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Late Models Coming To Brewerton Speedway This Friday

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Late Models Coming To Brewerton Speedway This Friday, May 25 For A Five Star Racing Program Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – The Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Rush Late Models are set to put on door-to-door and fender-to-fender racing excitement this Friday, May 25 at the Brewerton Speedway as they will join the other four divisions for a night of racing excitement. With the Late Models not being a weekly division at the speedway, it will be a high-speed slugfest with the talented RUSH Late Model racers battling for a…

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Rising NASCAR Star Stewart Friesen Returns to Weedsport Speedway for Heroes Remembered 100

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Rising NASCAR Star Stewart Friesen Returns to Weedsport Speedway for Heroes Remembered 100 on May 28 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 22, 2018) – One of the greatest Big Block Modified drivers in DIRTcar history is now making his mark in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. But, that doesn’t stop Stewart Friesen from continuing to win races on the dirt and returning to his favorite local speedways, including Weedsport for the Super DIRTcar Series Heroes Remembered 100 on Monday, May 28. Friesen made his debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series…

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HBR Racing Recap 5/22/18

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HBR Racing Recap 5/22/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Progress was made this past weekend for the Heinke-Baldwin race team after collecting five top-ten finishes during their busy three-day weekend full of racing. Friday evening saw the HBR team at Brewerton Speedway to kick off their season opener. The evening opened with Jimmy Phelps finishing second in his heat race. With luck of the draw, Phelps lined up fifth for the main event. “I thought we were good enough to win but Larry (Wight) ended up beating us to the front; he started third,” Phelps added. “We…

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SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS 40 SET FOR SATURDAY MAY 26 AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY; ALL MILITARY ADMITTED FREE

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SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS 40 SET FOR SATURDAY MAY 26 AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY; ALL MILITARY ADMITTED FREE   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Following back-to-back rain outs the New Egypt Speedway will be back in action this Saturday Night May 26th with the 2nd Annual Salute To Our Veterans 40 for the Modifieds. Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks, 4-Cylinders & the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will also be in action this weekend. As a Thank You for their service, all active and retired military w/ID will receive free General Admission this coming…

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Stars Are Out Thursday, May 24 at Delaware International Speedway for Short Track Super Series ‘Diamond State 50’

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Stars Are Out Thursday, May 24 at Delaware International Speedway for Short Track Super Series ‘Diamond State 50’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – The stars will be out this Thursday (May 24) at Delaware International Speedway. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades the Cathell family’s half-mile for the annual ‘Diamond State 50’ headlined by the STSS Velocita-USA South Region Modifieds racing for $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green in the 50-lap main. Waterloo, N.Y.’s ‘Super’ Matt Sheppard, driving for Maryland-based Hurlock…

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifiers Return to Weedsport Speedway for Heroes Remembered 100

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifiers Return to Weedsport Speedway for Heroes Remembered 100 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – May 22, 2018 – Memorial Day is a solemn reminder of the high price our country’s soldiers have paid in our defense. Many of us spend the day with our family and our friends, living life to the fullest for those who no longer can. On Monday May 28, Memorial Day, Weedsport Speedway hosts the Northeast’s premier Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds for the Heroes Remembered 100 in honor of our nation’s military…

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SET FOR TWO BIG NIGHTS OF RACING ACTION ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SET FOR TWO BIG NIGHTS OF RACING ACTION ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 22, 2018 . . . NASCAR sanctioned short track stock car racing will be the attraction at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night (May 26) kicking off two big nights of dirt track racing as part of Memorial Day weekend excitement. The Saturday night show will feature the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Late Models. The tripleheader card of excitement will have racing starting at 7:30 p.m. At least 12 events of…

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Matt Sheppard, Kevin Ridley and Darryl Ruggles Break the Ice at Weedsport

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Matt Sheppard, Kevin Ridley and Darryl Ruggles Break the Ice at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff WEEDSPORT, NY (May 21, 2018) – More than 120 race cars opened the 2018 season at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday with Matt Sheppard, Kevin Ridley and Darryl Ruggles all earning spots on victory hill presented by WACK 1420AM. Over 40 DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds were on hand Sunday battling for 26 starting positions in the $3,000 to win Ice Breaker 50. A heads-up feature event would see the four heat race winners start in the front two…

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Billy Pauch Jr., Dale Welty Take Early American Racer Cup Lead; Challenge Events This Weekend

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Billy Pauch Jr., Dale Welty Take Early American Racer Cup Lead; Challenge Events This Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The race toward the 2018 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels is on! As of this weekend, all 14 American Racer Cup tracks have hosted events and posted points on the board. A drivers’ 10 best finishes count toward the overall Modified and Sportsman championships. The overall title also uses bonus points based on average weekly car count to determine the final count. As of May 19, Billy Pauch Jr.,…

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TRIPLE THUNDER THRILLER ON TAP AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SUNDAY NIGHT, MAY 27

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TRIPLE THUNDER THRILLER ON TAP AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SUNDAY NIGHT, MAY 27, 21ST ANNUAL PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS TRAFFIC JAM TO SHOWCASE BIG EVENT Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (May 20, 2018) – The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series opens their 29th season of competition at Grandview Speedway on Sunday, May 27. On the agenda, is the 21st Annual Traffic Jam – a unique event that features the Big-Block and Small-Block Modifieds competing in a 40 Lap event that pays a whopping $5,000 to the race winner, and includes a lucrative $1,000…

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Alan Johnson Slides To 122nd Career Win At Land Of Legends Raceway

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Alan Johnson Slides To 122nd Career Win At Land Of Legends Raceway Track champs Marcuccilli, Ferguson & Minutolo beat rain to collect fairgrounds feature gold Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – May 19, 2018 – Open-wheel veteran Alan Johnson from Middlesex has been winning car races at the Ontario County Fairgrounds for over 40 years. His 122nd career Pepsi Big-Block Modified victory in the Geneva Club Beverage & Mountain Dew/Armed Forces Saturday Spectacular at Land Of Legends Raceway may have been the shortest after rain trimmed the feature event to 25 laps. “Started sprinkling…

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Davenport Shines in NAPA North Star Nationals

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Davenport Shines in NAPA North Star Nationals Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS SPRING VALLEY, MN (May 19, 2018) - Jonathan Davenport fended off a late race charge from Bobby Pierce on Saturday night to find Victory Lane in the inaugural NAPA Auto Parts North Star Nationals at Deer Creek Speedway. Pierce settled for a runner-up finish for the second consecutive night, just 0.281 seconds behind the race winner. Chad Simpson finished in third, with Don O'Neal and Scott Bloomquist rounding out the top five. Jimmy Mars bolted to the lead at the start of the main event…

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ANDERSON TO MAKE SILVER CROWN DEBUT AT CARB NIGHT CLASSIC

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JIM ANDERSON TO MAKE SILVER CROWN DEBUT AT CARB NIGHT CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Brownsburg, Indiana.........Three-time STARS Midget Champion and 2012 USAC D1 Regional Midget Champion Jim Anderson is set to make his USAC Silver Crown Champ Car debut when the series hits Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana for the "Dave Steele Carb Night Classic" on Friday night, May 25. Anderson, who hails from Joliet, Illinois, will be behind the wheel of the Kazmark Motorsports No. 92, Response Management Services-sponsored Beast/Toyota for the 100-lap event. The race will mark the season debut for the Gene Kazmark-owned team…

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Wight Wins Brewerton Speedway Modified Opener

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Larry Wight Wins Brewerton Speedway Modified Opener Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – The Brewerton Speedway kicked off the 2018 racing season with perfect weather for fans and race teams for round one of the season long chase for the championships in the four divisions at the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon.’ Larry Wight out of Phoenix, NY made a statement that he will be a contender for the track championship in 2018 taking the win in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds. Wight took the lead on a lap-8 restart and from there…

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Late Pass Propels Pearson at 141 Speedway

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Late Pass Propels Pearson at 141 Speedway Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MARIBEL, WI (May 18, 2018) - Earl Pearson Jr. made the leap into the infield pond on Friday night, a tradition for first-time winners at 141 Speedway. Pearson, in the Ronnie Stuckey-owned, Lucas Oil Products, Black Diamond Chassis passed race-long leader Bobby Pierce on lap 44 and then sped on to win his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event on the season. Pierce led the first 43 laps of the 50-lap main event until Pearson made his way underneath the 21-year-old driver of…

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HOOSIER HUNDRED ENTRY LIST RELEASED

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HOOSIER HUNDRED ENTRY LIST RELEASED Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Indianapolis, Indiana.........Thirty-nine drivers and cars have entered thus far for the 63rdrunning of the "Hoosier Hundred" on Thursday, May 24 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Kingsburg, California's Kody Swanson leads the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car series standings as he goes for his fourth win in a row at the Hoosier Hundred. After capturing the 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions, Swanson has a chance to equal what seemed like an untouchable record set by Al Unser from 1970 to 1973. The only thing that has stopped Swanson recently…

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World of Outlaws Return to Iowa for First Time Since 2016

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World of Outlaws Return to Iowa for First Time Since 2016 Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– May 18, 2018– After a one year hiatus from Iowa, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series returns to the Hawkeye State three times in 2018, including stops at Dubuque Speedway on July 6, Davenport Speedway on July 24, and Farley Speedway on August 6. As part of the Series’ 30th commemorative anniversary season, the Outlaws are returning to several tracks visited in the early years. Davenport Speedway and Farley Speedway both made their debuts with the World…

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WHELEN ENGINEERING NIGHT FEATURES 4 DIVISIONS OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT

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WHELEN ENGINEERING NIGHT FEATURES 4 DIVISIONS OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 18, 2018 . . . Just 32 points separate the top five racers in the NASCAR T.P.Trailers 358 Modified point standings at Grandview Speedway with young Brett Kressley leading the way with 557 tallies. All five racers and many more will be looking to improve their standings in the battle for the lucrative NASCAR and Track championships as stock car racing gets the green flag on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. The night of…

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THOMAS TEAMS WITH FOXCO FOR THE HOOSIER HUNDRED ON MAY 24

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THOMAS TEAMS WITH FOXCO FOR THE HOOSIER HUNDRED ON MAY 24 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Indianapolis, Indiana.........Kevin Thomas, Jr. and the Foxco, Inc. team have paired up for a run at the 63rd edition of the "Hoosier Hundred" Thursday, May 24, at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Thomas, of Cullman, Ala., nor the Galen Fox-owned team have made a start with the series since 2015. Thomas' two career starts, both three years ago, resulted in top-ten finishes: a 10th place finish at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track and an 8th at the…

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FX Caprara Car Companies to Pace Weedsport Speedway Competitors Beginning this Sunday

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FX Caprara Car Companies to Pace Weedsport Speedway Competitors Beginning this Sunday Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 16, 2018) – FX Caprara Car Companies returns as the official pace car provider for Weedsport Speedway and will lead the field to green during this Sunday’s Ice Breaker 50 at The Port. The beautiful Ford Fusion pace car will pace all events at the fast 3/8 mile in 2018. Located at 18712 Route 11 in Watertown, NY, FX Caprara Car Companies is a vehicle superstore ready to help you with all of…

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Regional Truck & Trailer To Present Family Fun Racing At The Fulton Speedway Saturday, May 19

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Regional Truck & Trailer To Present Family Fun Racing At The Fulton Speedway Saturday, May 19 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY - After last Saturday night's exciting racing that featured side-by-side battles for victories and first-time winners, the Fulton Speedway is ready to do it again this Saturday, May 19 on Regional Truck & Trailer night. On the fast paced, exciting, family affordable race night will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, SUNY Canton Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models, E&V Energy Novice Sportsman and a visit from the…

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Fans And Racers Ready For The Highly Anticipated Season Opener At The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, May 18

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Fans And Racers Ready For The Highly Anticipated Season Opener At The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, May 18 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – The Brewerton Speedway has been quiet since the final checkered flag last October. All that will change when the “D-Shaped Dirt Demon” comes back to life, challenging some of the best dirt track racers in the area this Friday, May 18. In competition on the exciting night of speed will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, STARS Mod Lites and…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Drivers Ready for Midwest Tripleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Model Drivers Ready for Midwest Tripleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (May 15, 2018) - In the week ahead, the warriors of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will tackle three states in three days, with three action-packed events along the way. 141 Speedway in Maribel, WI will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the first time on Friday, May 18. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. The Street Stocks and Sport Modifieds will serve as…

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World of Outlaws Get Set for Outlaw Invasion at Atomic Speedway on May 18-19

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World of Outlaws Get Set for Outlaw Invasion at Atomic Speedway on May 18-19 Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CHILLICOTHE, OH– May 15, 2018– The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series gets set for a doubleheader weekend of two complete $10,000-to-win shows at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio on May 18-19 for the Outlaw Invasion. Last year, Devin Moran collected his first-ever World of Outlaws win at the 3/8-mile dirt track. “It was definitely pretty cool just for the simple fact that it was in my home state and I like that place a lot,” said…

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Battle at the Bridge Washed Out

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Battle at the Bridge Washed Out Story By: Joe Grabowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — May 15, 2018 —  Unfortunately due to a full week of torrential rains and severe thunderstorms, the Super DIRTcar Series tour stop at Bridgeport Speedway for the Battle at the Bridge has been cancelled. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for much of the region through tonight and tomorrow. The grounds have already taken on a lot of water, so the facility will not be safe for racing action on the 5/8th mile track. Between the wet forecast and the rains in the week…

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FOUR DIVISIONS OF STOCK CAR RACING SET FOR SATURDAY IN WHELEN ENGINEERING NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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FOUR DIVISIONS OF STOCK CAR RACING SET FOR SATURDAY IN WHELEN ENGINEERING NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 15, 2018 . . . Whelen Engineering Night at Grandview Speedway this Saturday night will feature four divisions of stock car racing with the first event getting the green flag at 7:30 p.m. Heading up the three divisions of NASCAR stock car racing will be the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds joined by the Sportsman stocks and Late Models. The fourth division of racing will feature the Blast from the Past Vintage racers giving…

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SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS SET FOR DECEMBER 14TH AND 15TH

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SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS SET FOR DECEMBER 14TH AND 15TH IN TRENTON, NJ’s CURE INSURANCE ARENA Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor DIRT Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ May 15, 2018 . . . The second annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals race dates have been set for Friday, December 14th and Saturday, December 15th. The event will be returning to the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J. where the successful race was held for the first time this past December. “The Dirt Nationals was a race that was talked about all winter,” Len Sammons, Indoor Auto…

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THE OUTLAWS ARE COMING TO THE BRIDGEPORT

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THE OUTLAWS ARE COMING TO THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY! Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Tommy Hein & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com ​For the first time in fifteen years, the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Cars are coming to the Bridgeport Speedway! When the WoO last raced at the Bridgeport Speedway in 2003, it was Sammy Swindell who took home the win on the lightning fast 5/8th mile track. This time, however, the Outlaws will race on the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track at the Bridgeport Speedway on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Certainly, Fargo, North Dakota driver, Donny Schatz must…

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Short Track Super Series Takes Over Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 27

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Short Track Super Series Takes Over Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 27 with Fifth ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – One of the original six Short Track Super Series events during the 2014 inaugural series season, the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ is an event fans circle on their calendars each season. Again in 2018, Thunder Mountain Speedway serves as a Memorial Day Weekend stop for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region on Sunday, May 27. The fifth edition of the…

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PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS 21ST ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM AT GRANDVIEW SUNDAY, MAY 27

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NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES PRESENTS. . . . PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS 21ST ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM, SPORTSMAN & SPRINTS IN TRIPLE THUNDER THRILLER AT GRANDVIEW SUNDAY, MAY 27, PLUS FAN FUN STUFF Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (May 13, 2018) – It’s that time of the year for honoring the American flag, enjoying a barbecue, tail-gating and taking in a night on the hill with a show of Modified, Sportsman and Sprint Car Racing all in one night. Thanks to the Thunder Series sponsor NAPA Auto Parts and race event…

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Short Track Super Series Rolls into Delaware International Speedway Thursday, May 24 for Diamond State 50

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Short Track Super Series Rolls into Delaware International Speedway Thursday, May 24 for Diamond State 50 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco rolls into Delaware International Speedway for its only 2018 visit on Thursday, May 24. The ‘Diamond State 50’ will continue its legacy as an iconic event in the State of Delaware to kick off Memorial Day Weekend at the Cathell family’s half-mile oval. Round No. 3 of the STSS Velocita-USA South Region for big-block/small-block Modifieds takes the headline for the evening…

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David Gravel Wins a Wild One at Tri-State

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David Gravel Wins a Wild One at Tri-State Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Mark Funderbunk/WoO HAUBSTADT, IN – May 13, 2018 – David Gravel was one of four different leaders in a crazy Feature at Tri-State Speedway and inherited the lead while running third when the leaders crashed on a restart. It was Gravel’s second World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win of the 2018 season. Hunter Schuerenburg scored a career-best second place finish with Kyle Larson completing the podium. David Gravel said it best, “It’s a 40-lap race at Haubstadt, anything can happen.” Anything can happen and…

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Britten Takes Troyer Car To Timely Modified Win At Land Of Legends Raceway

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Britten Takes Troyer Car To Timely Modified Win At Land Of Legends Raceway Gray, Griffin & Paine score season firsts, '17 track champ DePuy repeats in full-fender finale Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – Modern-day rising star Peter Britten paid a fitting tribute to legendary driver and car builder Maynard Troyer as he parked the Ray Graham-owned no. 21A Troyer Race Cars design in Crosman Airguns victory lane Saturday night at Land Of Legends Raceway. Long-time Spencerport (NY) resident Troyer, who founded Troyer Engineering outside Rochester in 1977, passed away Thursday (May…

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Larry Wight Wins Hotly Contested Fulton Speedway Modified Feature

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Larry Wight Wins Hotly Contested Fulton Speedway Modified Feature Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway fans were greeted by a pit once again that had over 100 race cars that saw close finishes and first-time winners on the ‘Highbanks.’ In the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, Larry Wight parked his FX Caprara Chevy/Tracey Road Equipment/NAPA/Penske Racing Shocks/LJL Kevlar Racing Engines/No.99L in victory lane. The win was anything but easy as Wight and Tom Sears Jr. had a side-by-side battle lap after lap with Wight finally making the…

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Jimmy Owens Lands First in Flight 100 Victory

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Jimmy Owens Lands First in Flight 100 Victory Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FAYETTEVILLE, NC– May 12, 2018– Jimmy Owens outran the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series regulars at Fayetteville Motor Speedway to claim a $25,001 payday during the inaugural First in Flight 100 presented by Hoker Trucking. The veteran driver of Newport, TN also collected an extra $2,001 on Friday evening after winning the 10-lap “Big C Dash for Cash” which honored the late Carlton Lamm. “This works out great because we were kind of up in arms about even coming and Jim [Long]…

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WINDOM WAXES ‘EM AT ELDORA’S #LETSRACETWO

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WINDOM WAXES 'EM AT ELDORA'S #LETSRACETWO Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........For Chris Windom, this is supposed to be his big May. The reigning USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champ has a jampacked schedule of short track races across the Midwest to compete in and is on the verge of his first start at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. If Saturday night's #LetsRaceTwo at Eldora Speedway was any indication of how this May will play out for the Canton, Ill. native, this month will truly be one to remember. Windom took the lead…

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Von Dohren outduels Godown to win the “Topless” 35 Feature at Diamond

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Craig Von Dohren outduels Ryan Godown to win the “Topless” 35 Feature at Big Diamond Speedway Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com   It all came down to a one lap shootout to determine the winner of the Mattera’s Electrical and General  Contracting Modified “Topless” 35 feature last night at Big Diamond and when it was over it was the track’s all-time winner Craig Von Dohren standing in victory lane to collect the $5000 first place prize. “I’m not a real big fan of having double file restarts with one lap to go, I don’t think that’s…

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Dewease Rockets To 89th Career Win In Williams Grove Sprints

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Dewease Rockets To 89th Career Win In Williams Grove Sprints Rains halt 358 sprints Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA – Lance Dewease of Fayetteville rocketed to his 89th career Williams Grove Speedway sprint car win on Friday night, worth $4,000 in what was a tune up for the regulars as they prepare for next week’s invasion by the World of Outlaws. The victory put Dewease just one back of tying Fred Rahmer for the most sprint car wins in history at the oval. Steve Buckwalter and Dewease earned the pole for the 25-lap…

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LOOKING FOR NEW WINNERS IN NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT

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LOOKING FOR NEW WINNERS IN NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY NIGHT OLDEST AND YOUNGEST MOM WILL WIN TWO TICKETS FOR FUTURE RACES Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/Grandview Speedway BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 11, 2018 . . . With eight feature races run so far this season and no repeat winners it will interesting to see if the streak will continue with three new winners on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway. The NASCAR T.P.Trailers Modifieds will head up the action with a full slate of qualifying races with the best performing 28 racers making it to…

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From Delaware to New York, the Short Track Super Series Has You Covered on Memorial Day Weekend

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From Delaware to New York, the Short Track Super Series Has You Covered on Memorial Day Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – From southern Delaware to upstate New York, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco has you covered on Memorial Day weekend. Two events – one Thursday and another on Sunday – are set for the holiday weekend. Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, Del., plays host to the third round of the STSS Velocita-USA South Region on Thursday, May 24 with the ‘Diamond State 50’ at the Cathell…

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Business Link of Kutztown Sponsoring May 13 Meitzler Memorial at Action Track USA

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Business Link of Kutztown Sponsoring May 13 Meitzler Memorial at Action Track USA Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com KUTZTOWN, PA - A local company has jumped on board with Championship Energy Action Track USA, and they are partnering with the speedway in a big, big way. Business Link has been printing the track's program books for the past five years, and now, in 2018, they will be sponsoring the No. 52 USAC All Pro SpeedSTR driven by defending point champ Tim Buckwalter. But that's not all... When this Sunday's Goldie & Elton Meitzler Memorial takes…

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HISTORY ON THE LINE FOR GRANT AT ELDORA’S #LETSRACETWO THIS FRI./SAT.

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HISTORY ON THE LINE FOR GRANT AT ELDORA'S #LETSRACETWO THIS FRI./SAT. Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........Eldora Speedway has been the home to several unprecedented feats over its five-and-a-half decades as an annual host of USAC events. Jack Hewitt and Kyle Larson's "4-Crown Nationals" sweeps in 1998 and 2011, respectively, immediately come to mind. This Friday and Saturday's #LetsRaceTwo is as much of a rarity; it's one event that has no equal, one that you will only see once a year - a doubleheader featuring the USAC AMSOIL National & World of…

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JTEE’S SIGNS ON TO BE MAY MODIFIED MADNESS TITLE SPONSOR AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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JTEE'S SIGNS ON TO BE MAY MODIFIED MADNESS TITLE SPONSOR AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (May 9, 2018) - The May Modified Madness Series is happy to announce that JTee's Screen Printing out of New Egypt, NJ has signed on to be the title sponsor of the 2018 May Modified Madness Series. "Jess Tronco and Tom Princiotta from JTee's have been easy and great to work with in putting this whole deal together, we have some cool stuff planned for not only this year but years to come…

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ATLANTIC CITY ‘NAPA KNOW HOW’ INDOOR AUTO RACES 2019 DATES SET FOR JANUARY 25-26

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ATLANTIC CITY ‘NAPA KNOW HOW’ INDOOR AUTO RACES 2019 DATES SET FOR JANUARY 25-26 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ May 8, 2018 . . . The Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP Racing Fuels events promoter Len Sammons has set Friday, January 25 and Saturday, January 26, 2019 as the dates for the 17th running of the NAPA Know How Weekend inside historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. Indoor auto racing inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall dates back to the late 1930s. Indoor racing was revived for the first time in…

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Friesen Romps To ‘Hard Clay Open’ Victory

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Stewart Friesen Romps To ‘Hard Clay Open’ Victory At Orange County Fair Speedway; 48 STSS Modified Take Part Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – He just keeps on winning. For the 11th time in his career with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, Stewart Friesen romped to victory in Tuesday night’s ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway. The Sprakers, N.Y., driver earned a $5,200 payday in the opener for the STSS Halmar International North Region at the five-eighths-mile oval in dominant fashion after starting seventh in the…

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Frank Officially Retires from World of Outlaws Competition After 14 Consecutive Seasons

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Chub Frank Officially Retires from World of Outlaws Competition After 14 Consecutive Seasons Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – May 9, 2018– After more than 14 consecutive seasons together, Chub Frank has officially retired from competition with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series. Frank has entered every World of Outlaws event since the Series rekindled in 2004 (except for two races due to an injury). Over the years, Frank has collected 16 World of Outlaws wins, with his first win being on April 23, 2004 in his home state of Pennsylvania at Lernerville…

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