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The Chase Begins; Oliver Communications Group Presents New Egypt Speedway Opening Night This Saturday April 1st

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The Chase Begins; Oliver Communications Group Presents New Egypt Speedways 20th Annual Opening Night This Saturday April 1st   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Oliver Communications Group of Bordentown, NJ will be the presenting sponsor of New Egypt Speedway’s 20th Annual Opening Night this coming Saturday April 1st. Point races in the 358 Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman, and Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will officially get under way this Saturday night. Ryan Godown will begin his 358 Modified title defense against the likes of Billy Pauch Jr., Danny…

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

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Days Inn Brewerton And Comfort Suites Cicero Return As Official Hotels Of The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – March 28, 2017- Brewerton Speedway is proud to announce that the Days Inn Brewerton and Comfort Suites Cicero return as the official hotels of the Brewerton Speedway for the fourth straight year. When looking for a place to stay for racing in central New York, look no further. The newly renovated Days Inn is located right off Route 81 (Exit 31) at 5552 Bartel Road just minutes from the speedway. Find everything you…

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Outlaws Set For Riverside Return

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Outlaws Tackle Arkansas Track For First Time Since 2009 Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, N.C. - March 28, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will return to Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, AR for the first time since 2009 on Friday, April 21 for the Bull Ring Outlaw Blitz. Located on the west bank of the Mississippi River and just west of Memphis, TN. the high-banked quarter-mile was established in 1949 and is among the longest continuously operated dirt tracks in the United States. The Outlaws…

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Brandon Sheppard and Brian Shirley Ready for Illini 100

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Illinois-Natives Excited to Race Near Home at a Familiar Track Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, N.C.- March 28, 2017- The best dirt Late Model drivers from around the country are rallying their troops and heading to Farmer City, IL for the ninth annual Illini 100 on March 31- April 1. The Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway has been a staple event on the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Schedule since the inaugural running in 2008. Even nine years later, the Feature race in 2008 remains at the top…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tackling Three States In Three Days

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Three Events in Three States This Week! Press Release By: LONNIE WHEATLY / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OH - March 28, 2017 - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will resume competition this week - tackling three states in three days with three action-packed events along the way. Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, TN will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the first time since 2009 on Thursday, March 30th. Opening in 1973, the 1/4-mile oval has a long history of producing some of…

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WEEKLY RACING AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY BEGINS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 22!

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Four Racing Divisions Headed By The Big-Block Modifieds To See Action! Press Release By: JOHN SNYDER / OCCFS MEDIA Photos By: HARRY CELLA / RACERSGUIDE.COM MIDDLETOWN, NY - March 28, 2017- On Saturday, April 22, the 68th consecutive season of weekly racing at Orange County will find the first green flag waving at 6:30 pm. Headlining the program will be the 800-horsepower Big-Block Modifieds in a 30-lap feature race. They’ll be joined by the Small-Block Modifieds, the always exciting Sportsman, and the unpredictable Street Stocks. Qualifying races will set the fields for the evening’s feature events. Veteran Modified racer Bob…

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Five Mile Point Speedway 67th Season Opener This Weekend

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FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY 67TH CONSECUTIVE OPENING WEEKEND THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  CHOW TO BE THE BENEFACTOR OF SATURDAY OPEN TESTING DAY. Press Release By: DAN HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY- March 28, 2017- Sixty-seven consecutive years – an amazing accomplishment for any business or operation.  This Saturday and Sunday is the 67th consecutive opening weekend at Five Mile Point Speedway in Kirkwood.  On Saturday, the speedway will collect non-perishable food items to benefit CHOW during the open practice day.  On Sunday, the 67th season gets underway with the opening day race…

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Friesen Ices Hoffman 60 Over Field

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BRIDGEPORT 60 OVER/HOFFMAN MEMORIAL WINS FOR FRIESEN, PAPIEZ AND MEYER Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: KRISTEN SNYDER / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro  NJ- March 28, 2017-The Bridgeport Speedway presented the fifth annual 60 Over Special/Doug Hoffman Memorial and the first hand of the 811 Dig Safely 2017 Poker Series that saw Stewart Friesen, Brian Papiez and Jon Meyer pick up an Ace for their Poker hands in addition to their wins in their respected divisions. Rain fell after the heat races and Penn Co Tech Outlaw Stock feature had been run.  After several showers passed through the…

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DKM Chassis pivotal in Friesen’s Bridgeport Victory

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DKM Chassis pivotal in Friesen’s Bridgeport Victory Story & Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Stewart Friesen picked up his first dirt modified win of the season this past Saturday in the 60 Over Special at Bridgeport Speedway. For those who haven’t heard, Friesen who is “cutting back” to a mere 40-50 dirt modified races this season has a full slate planned in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series aboard the Halmar-Friesen Racing No. 52, Friesen also has plans to run some sprint car races as well. This past Saturday’s win was different for Friesen though, it was his first aboard a…

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BRETT HEARN READIES FOR THE 2017 RACING SEASON

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Hearn Says He’s Out To Win More Races And More Championships Story By: JOHN SNYDER / BH RACING MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SUSSEX, NJ -March 26, 2017- With 894 career victories (889 feature races and 5 All-Star events) and 90 track and series point titles on his racing résumé, dirt track Modified champion Brett Hearn is gearing up for the 2017 Northeast racing season, his 43rd year of competition. And he’s off to a rousing start, winning the 40-lap finale at the DIRTcar Nationals at Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park. The victory, combined with a top-ten finish in…

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BEYEA CONTINUES SUPPORT OF KOD RACING

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Offering Rewards For Both 358 Modifieds & Sportsman Story By: ROB HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY- March 26, 2017 – Beyea custom headers and racing exhausts have supported King Of Dirt Racing from the beginning. Joe Beyea and staff have graciously offered a full exhaust to the Sportsman division each season. In 2017 not only will they be offering the same support to the Sportsman drivers, but also Small Block Modifieds have a $600 value headed their way for one lucky driver. With over 20 years in the header and exhaust manufacturing…

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DIETRICH MAKES IT TWO-FOR-TWO IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINTS;

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Nouse Takes Season Opener For “358” Sprints Story By: WAYNE HARPER / LINCOLN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ABBOTTSTOWN, PA- March 26, 2017 – Danny Dietrich held off Jim Siegel and Lucas Wolfe to score his second win in two Lincoln races in Saturday’s 25-lap “410” sprint car feature. It was a classic final turn slidefest that saw Siegel reclaim the lead momentarily exiting turn four as his slid in front of Dietrich. But “Double D” drove to the bottom exiting turn four and outraced Siegel to the checkered flag. “I could hear him. I kinda’ saw him I…

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Hodnett Wires Grove Field To Kick Off Season

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Hodnett And Satterlee Open Williams Grove Season With Wins Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Mechanicsburg Pa.- March 26, 2017- Greg Hodnett of Thomasville opened up the 2017 Williams Grove Speedway sprint car season on Friday night with a flag to flag victory worth $3,800 over Brian Montieth. Elsewhere, Gregg Satterlee of Rochester Mills scored the victory in the 25-lap super late model main to record his second career victory at the oval one year after claiming a late model main at the track on the same weekend. Hodnett drew the second starting spot…

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Dan Kapusccinski Joins Weedsport Speedway Staff

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Weedsport Speedway Names Dan Kapuscinski as Public Relations Director for Upcoming 2017 Campaign  Press Release By: SHANNON PHELPS / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY / RACERSGUIDE.COM . WEEDSPORT, NY -March 25, 2017-  Weedsport Speedway officials announced on Saturday that Dan Kapuscinski will take over as the facility’s public relations director effective Monday, April 3. Kapuscinski, the full-time School Information Officer for the Skaneateles Central School District, will handle pre and post-race press releases for the Weedsport speed plant, social media postings and promotions, as well as roles within Weedsport Productions. Weedsport Speedway promoter Jimmy Phelps is excited to…

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Brandon Sheppard Wins At Whynot

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Donald Bradsher Lands First Career Quick Time Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF MERIDIAN, MS- March 25, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series visited Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, MS for the first time ever on March 24. A total of 45 Late Models appeared on the scene to test their luck and their skill at the House of Hook but it was ultimately Brandon Sheppard who took the checkers in the 50-lap feature and claimed his first Series win of the 2017 season. Sheppard showed how consistent…

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C.J. Leary Looks For Sumar Classic Repeat

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DEFENDING WINNER C.J. LEARY AIMS FOR REPEAT SUCCESS IN APRIL 2ND SUMAR CLASSIC AT TERRE HAUTE Story By; RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Indianapolis In.- March 25, 2017- In May of 1997, back when C.J. Leary was just a year old, the Leary family reached USAC Silver Crown victory lane for the first time. Chuck Leary, C.J.’s father, scored a prestigious win in the “Hoosier Hundred” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds for his first and only career USAC National triumph.  It may have just been a single victory, but oh, what a victory…

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Sail Panel Bodies Return To Five Mile Speedway

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“Sail Panel” Bodies At Five Mile Point Speedway Will Return To Weekly Racing  Press Release By: DAN HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY.- March 24, 2017- It’s official, after off-season speculation the Modified division at Five Mile Point Speedway will return to weekly racing with the “Sail Panel” bodies.  Five Mile Point Speedway was the first area track to utilize the “sail panels” weekly on the Modified division back in 1992 and the return is expected to be a popular move.  The first Modified event of the season is Sunday, April 9th with…

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Coocoo for Cocopah

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World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Invade Cocopah Speedway For The First Time Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, N.C. - March 24, 2017 - As the Kickoff Tour winds down, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will kick the dust up for the first time at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma, AZ on Friday, April 7, wrapping up the two-night swing at Arizona Speedway on Saturday, April 8. "It's pretty awesome to have an Outlaw event at Cocopah," said Tom Dalen, General Manager of Cocopah Speedway. "I grew up watching the…

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Lacaillade Masonry B-Main Title Sponsor with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints.

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Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Welcome's  Lacaillade Masonry Onboard For 2017 Press Release By: DEAN REYNOLDS / ESS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF   SYRACUSE, NY –March 24, 2017-  Lonnie Lacaillade is not only a fan of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) but also a big supporter.  For the sixth consecutive season, each B-Main winner will receive and extra $50 cash thanks to Lacaillade Masonry. Lacaillade Masonry has been seen on cars of Anthony Cain as well as two-time ESS champion and Hall of Famer Lance Yonge.  Lacaillade has also spent some time behind the wheel of a…

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Star Studded Field Set For Hoffman 60over Special

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Plenty of Talent Headed to Bridgeport this Friday & Saturday Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro NJ.-  March 24, 2017- This weekend is shaping up to be a one to remember for all those who will be attending Bridgeport Speedway. For the fifth consecutive year Bridgeport and their staff will be honoring the late Doug Hoffman and just what he meant to the track and racing in general. However, for the first time in it's history, the '60over Special' event will now be a two day racing affair. Everything kicks off…

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Shane Stewart Ready To Score A Victory In California

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Shane Stewart Looks To Get Into Victory Lane During Outlaw Western Swing Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. –March 24, 2017-  The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season kickoff tour continues through California on March 31-April 1 with stops at Keller Auto Speedway and Perris Auto Speedway. The Outlaws visit Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds for the Kings Outlaw Shootout – the first race since 2015. Shane Stewart dominated when the Outlaws last visited the semi-banked three-eighths-mile oval on April 17, 2015, leading all 35 laps to…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series; More Bang For 2017 Season

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series What to Expect in 2017! Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OH -March 24, 2017 - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series - widely acknowledged as the nation's premier dirt late model sanctioning organization - is proud to offer its many fans and drivers the most exciting events in 2017. Since its inception in 2005, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series has more than doubled the amount of races on the annual schedule. The unique brand provided by the Lucas Oil Late Model…

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Thunder Mountain Prepares For 25th Anniversary Season

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Thunder Mountain Plans Ambitious  25th Anniversary Season Story By: BRETT DEYO /THUNDER MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CENTER LISLE, NY – March 24, 2017- It was a quarter-century ago when dairy farmer Karl Spoonhower built a speedway in the rolling hills of Center Lisle, N.Y. Towering over farms below, it earned the appropriate name Thunder Mountain Speedway. Now, 25 years later, Spoonhower and family are again at the helm of the three-eighths-mile clay track, with an ambitious schedule planned for the speedway’s silver anniversary season. Prior to the ’14 season, Spoonhower – who had sold the facility…

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Kevin Thomas Parts Ways With LaHaise Team

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Kevin Thomas Jr Will Now 'Wing It' For The Remainder Of 2017 Story By: JUSTIN SNYDER / PA POSSE RACING MEDIA Photos By: DB3 IMAGING Cullman Al.- March 23, 2017- In the world of racing, you are often only as good as your last results on the track. For Kevin Thomas Jr., that meant he was feeling quite confident after picking up his first career winged sprint car victory March 13 at Arizona Speedway against the Lucas Oil ASCS Southwest Sprint Car Dirt Series in only his 19th career winged sprint car start. Only 4 races into a planned 80-plus…

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Utica Rome Speedway Gears Up For Season Opener

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GATES-COLE INSURANCE RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR THE MODIFIEDS FOR THE 2017 SEASON AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO/ RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- March 22, 2017-For the second consecutive year, Gates-Cole Insurance will be the title sponsor the headline Modified division at the Utica-Rome Speedway.  With the continuing support from Gates-Cole Insurance, the Modified division will once again carry the name of the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds for the 2017 season. Gates-Cole Insurance has had a presence in the local motorsports scene for several decades, most notably on the car of recent…

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Bear Ridge Speedway; 50 Yrs And Going Strong

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Vermont's Bear Ridge Speedway Celebrates 50 Consecutive Years of Racing in 2017 Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / DIRTcar MEDIA Photos By: ALAN WARD / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - MARCH 22, 2017 - Bear Ridge Speedway will celebrate its 50th anniversary of racing in 2017, but the accomplishment is even more impressive when you dig deeper into the story of the tight quarter-mile track in rural Vermont. For all 50 seasons the track has been under the ownership or operation of an Elms family member. The track was initially the vision of George Barber while Charles V Elms Sr. was a part…

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Fonda’s Northeast Motorsports Expo Jump Starts 2017

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DEMITRASZEK ENTERPRISES JUMP STARTS THE 2017 SEASON WITH THE NORTHEAST MOTORSPORTS EXPO Press Release By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM  Fonda, NY –March 22, 2017- On Friday through Sunday March 17-19, Demitraszek Enterprises who promote racing events at both the Fonda Speedway and the Glen Ridge Motorsports Park got a start on the 2017 racing season with the annual Northeast Motorsports Expo at the Via Port Mall. A total of 73 racecars from various racing divisions were on display at the mall as the great looking cars filled the aisle ways of the facility. The…

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Performance Friction Teams With Lucas Late Model Series

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PFC Brakes Offers "Pole Award" in 2017!  Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OH - March 22, 2017 - Performance Friction - an industry leading manufacturer of brake calipers, rotors, and pads for a variety of braking applications - has expanded their partnership with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in 2017. The PFC Brakes Pole Award will recognize the driver who starts on the pole of each main event. In addition, the driver who earns the most pole awards throughout the season will receive a cash award at the…

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Not All $5,000-To-Win Races Are Equal: Over $30K Up For Grabs At Hard Clay Open

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Not All $5,000-To-Win Races Are Equal: $30,400 Payout, Non-Top-Heavy Structure Set For ‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway Saturday, April 8 MIDDLETOWN, NY – Take a look at the 2017 dirt Modified Northeast schedule, and you’ll see plenty of $5,000-to-win races. Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Don’t let the winner’s share fool you. They’re not all created equal. On Saturday, April 8 at Orange County Fair Speedway, the ‘Hard Clay Open’ offers $5,000 to the victor for a 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified main event. The difference is, the payback through the field totaling a massive $30,400…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series to Visit Three States in Three Days

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World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series to Visit Three States in Three Days Whynot Motorsports Park, I-30 Speedway, LoneStar Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLM's Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. - March 21, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series hits the road this week to close out the month of March. The traveling band of 15 full-time Series drivers, their crews, and seven Series Officials will conquer a 613 mile trek across three states in three days making three stops along the way. Whynot Motorsports Park- March 24 The first stop of the three-day-swing will be…

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Ford Performance presents the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions at Kokomo

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Ford Performance presents the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions at Kokomo Speedway; Advance tickets now available Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN (March 21, 2017) - For the first and only time in 2017, Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will return to the famed Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana, set to battle head-to-head with some of the nation’s most talented open wheel competitors, one of which will be three-time NASCAR Cup champion and owner of the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions - Tony Stewart. This will be Stewart’s…

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Kyle Larson Returns to Placerville Speedway

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KyleLarson Returns to Placerville Speedway Brad Sweet Presents Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown Presented by NAPA Auto Parts and Riebes Auto Parts, a mid-week special. Story By: Troy Hennig/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PLACERVILLE, CA - March, 21, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Cars will compete in a special mid-week show on Wednesday March 29 when series driver Brad Sweet puts on the Brad Sweet Presents the Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by NAPA Auto Parts and Riebes Auto Parts at Placerville Speedway. During it fans from the Golden State will have a special treat, as…

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Free Grandstand Admission For This Saturday At New Egypt Speedway’s Open Practice

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Upcoming Events: Saturday March 25, 2017 – Open Practice 12PM-4PM Saturday April 1, 2017 – 20th Annual Opening Night Featuring 358 Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman & Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman – Hot Laps @ 5PM, Racing @ 6PM. Free Grandstand Admission For This Saturday At New Egypt Speedway’s Open Practice Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The first of four planned Open Practice sessions will be held this Saturday March 25 at New Egypt Speedway. Drivers in all five our weekly divisions of 358 Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint…

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Excitement Building for King of Dirt Series Events at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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Vermont Track Will Host All Three KOD Tours In 2017 Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEST HAVEN, Vt. –March 21, 2017-  The buzz is getting louder around Devil’s Bowl Speedway for the new stock car racing season, and lots of attention is being centered on the King of Dirt Racing Series (KOD) coming to the Vermont facility.   One of the fastest-growing dirt track racing organizations in the country, KOD begins its third season of competition in 2017 and its three exciting classes will each make their Devil’s Bowl debut…

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Abreu Looks For More Stockton Glory

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Rutherford, California's Rico Abreu looks for more Stockton glory at the FVP Western Spring Shootout March 24 & 25 Story By: GARY THOMAS /WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM STOCKTON, CA - March 20, 2017 - In the brief history of the Stockton Dirt Track no driver has taken the checkered flag more than Rutherford's Rico Abreu, who will look to add more at the FVP Western Spring Shootout this Friday & Saturday March 24 & 25. In his career Abreu has captured five victories with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, including the FVP…

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ENGLER MACHINE & TOOL PARTNERS WITH MID-ATLANTIC SPRINTS SERIES AS HEADLINE SPONSOR

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ENGLER MACHINE & TOOL PARTNERS WITH MID-ATLANTIC SPRINTS SERIES AS HEADLINE SPONSOR Story By: ERIKA PALMAI-WAGNER/MASS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ - In addition to the growing list of sponsors partnering with the newly formed Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series, Engler Machine & Tool has signed on as the series headline title sponsor for 2017. Engler will be providing the series with a BRAND NEW 2 3/16 injection system, worth $3,800 dollars, for MASS to raffle off at the end of the season, as well as six-hundred dollars worth of gift certificates to be given away at three Engler sponsored events…

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American Racer Cup Sets Challenger Events Scchedule

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Challenge Events Add Excitement To 2017 American Racer Cup Insinger Performance Regional Battles Story By: BRETT DEYO / AMERICAN RACER CUP MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANA, PA –March 20, 2017-  Excitement is running high for the 2017 edition of the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels as “pre-season” registration hits hew heights. Once again, racers at 13 tracks spanning four states – New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware – benefit from the Cup, with $51,450 cash earmarked for Modified and Sportsman competitors in addition to thousands in tire giveaways and other product. The overall…

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DOUBLE-D’ DANNY DIETRICH ENTERS USAC NON-WING EASTERN STORM

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USAC EASTERN STORM SERIES OPENS AT GRANDVIEW ON TUESDAY, JUNE 13 Story By: BOB MILLER / TOTH EASTERN STORM MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - MARCH 20, 2017 – 410 Sprint Car ace, Danny Dietrich has thrown his name into the hat of local competitors that will ‘Chase the Storm’ when the USAC National Wingless Sprint Car Championship Eastern Storm rolls into town for a week of ultra-exciting racing action, beginning on Tuesday, June 13 at Grandview Speedway. Dietrich will strap into the Tom Buch-owned/APEX/DKW Transport No. 13 machine for action at Grandview Speedway (June 13),…

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Schatz Shows Late Race Magic For Thunderbolt Score

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Donny Schatz charges from third to first in closing laps to win sixth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series feature in eight races Story By; COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Tulare, CA - March 20, 2017 - Fargo, North Dakota's Donny Schatz found more late-race magic on Saturday night getting around Kasey Kahne Racing teammates Brad Sweet and Daryn Pittman with just a few laps left en route to his sixth victory of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season. The triumph for Schatz was his first at the Thunderbowl Raceway…

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Hafertepe Breaks Out The Broom At Devils Bowl

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Hafertepe Perfect At The Lucas Oil Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCA SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RICKY GARCIA / ASCS PHOTO MESQUITE, Texas - March 20, 2017-  Sam Hafertepe, Jr. proved unstoppable at the 44th annual Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals as the Hwy. 79 Collision/Keith Dobbs Motorsports No. 15h sailed to his second victory in as many nights with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network. Having to bounce back from an inauspicious start that saw Sam slip back to sixth from a third starting spot, the point was held…

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Fox Shocks Continues Lucky Giveaway Program With ESS

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Fox Shocks/Fastline Performance Part of the Lucky Giveaway Program for Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints in 2016 Press Release By: DEAN REYNOLDS / EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF   SYRACUSE, NY – March 19, 2017- Mike Walton from Fastline Performance in conjunction with Fox Shocks has been part of the Lucky Giveaway Program since the 2013 awards banquet. Fox Shocks is one of the most popular shocks in northeast modified racing and is rapidly growing in the sprint car industry as well. In 1974, Bob Fox started racing his products in motocross and we haven't stopped…

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Gravel Powers To Thunderbolt Victory

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David Gravel Gets By Shane Stewart Late To Claim First World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Win Of Season. Story By: GARY THOMAS / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Tulare CA.- March 19, 2017- After scoring his first Thunderbowl Raceway World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win last season Watertown, Connecticut’s David Gravel returned on Friday night and made it back-to-back, earning his first series victory of 2017. Gravel stalked race-long leader Shane Stewart as the laps wound down and made a beautiful power move to the outside with just a few circuits remaining…

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Hafertept Wires Devils Bowl Opener

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Hafertepe Dominates Lucas Oil ASCS Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals Opener Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PATRICK GRANT / RACERSGUIDE.COM MESQUITE, Texas -March 19, 2017- Picking up seemingly where he left off in 2016, Sam Hafertepe, Jr. led start to finish to pick up his first win of the season with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network in the series opener at the 44th Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals. "I don't know how good we really were. I thought I heard him [Henderson] behind me a few times but it…

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Hammer To Sponsor New Egypt Speedway Sportsman Division In 2017

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Hammer To Sponsor New Egypt Speedway Sportsman Division In 2017 Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The Hammer Companies, located in Allentown, NJ, have come aboard to be the official sponsor of the Sportsman division at the New Egypt Speedway for 2017. Hammer is your only local full service contractor for electric, plumbing, heating and cooling. Hammer prides themselves on exceptional workmanship and unparalleled customer service. The division will now be known as the “Hammer Sportsman Division”. “Hammer has been a big marketing partner of the New Egypt Speedway for the last…

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STSS $12,500 Championship Battle Gets Underway April 8 At OCFS With Hard Clay Open

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STSS $12,500 Championship Battle Gets Underway April 8 At Orange County Fair Speedway With Fourth Annual ‘Hard Clay Open’ Spectacular Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – The chase for a $12,500 championship gets underway on the hallowed grounds of Orange County Fair Speedway Saturday, April 8. The Halmar International North Region opener for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP takes place on the Orange County Fairgrounds for the fourth consecutive year on April 8, headlined by a 50-lap main for the big-block/small-block Modifieds offering a total payout of more…

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Marc Johnson: No Longer The Underdog

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Marc Johnson Stunned the Dirt Modified World with His Title-Winning Season at Albany-Saratoga Speedway; Now He sits Poised to Do It Again Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SPRAKERS, NY- March 17, 2017- Simon Sinek once stated that champions are not the ones who always win races; they are the ones that go out there and try. And try harder the next time and even harder in their next attempt. Marc Johnson fits that statement perfectly. Though many see him as the ‘underdog,’ a venerable David versus Goliath persona, he has been close to…

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It’s Show Time For Woodhull Race Teams

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Woodhull Raceway’s Swarthout Recycling Car Show This Weekend In Big Flats, NY Story By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: WOODHULL RACEWAY / RACERSGUIDE.COM Woodhull, N.Y.- March 17, 2017 – There may be snow on the ground, but Winter Storm Stella can’t stop Woodhull Raceway from kicking off their 2017 season schedule with this weekend’s Arnot Mall Car Show presented by Swarthout Recycling for the eighth consecutive season. Swarthout Recycling is a well-known supporter of local motorsports located in Beaver Dams, NY.  They specialize in scrap metals including mixed steel, aluminum, copper, brass and cast iron.  The recycling department…

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FREE TO THE PUBLIC PRACTICE SESSIONS SET FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 25TH AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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POINT CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE KICKS OFF ON APRIL 1ST WITH NASCAR TRIPLEHEADER Press Release By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE,COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - March 17, 2017 . . . A large turnout of racers is expected for the Saturday, March 25th free-to-the-public practice session at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA. Activity is expected to get the green flag at noon with many different classes of competition expected to join the Grandview regulars of T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman stock cars along with Enduro and Vintage racers. Pits will…

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THORSON EYES REPEAT OF USAC MIDGET TITLE SEASON IN 2017

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THORSON EYES REPEAT OF USAC MIDGET TITLE SEASON IN 2017 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com In the 61-year history of the United States Auto Club, repeating as a national series champion has proven to be one of the ultimate litmus tests of determining the greats in the sport. Though, certainly not unprecedented in the history of the series, the list of drivers who have repeated as a USAC National Midget is chock full of drivers who defined their eras. In 2017, Tanner Thorson has an opportunity to take a big step toward joining…

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Over $30K Dished Out At Georgetown This Past Weekend

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$30,044 Cash Distributed Saturday At Georgetown Speedway; Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Releases Earnings For Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP kicked off its eight-race Velocita South Region last Saturday (March 11) at Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway. For 49 laps of racing around the half-mile oval, big-block/small-block Modified competitors took home $30,044 cash in posted purse money and bonuses, plus contingency certificates and product. Below, find the first earnings report of the 2017 STSS season. Only cash is…

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