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Short Track Super Series Kicks Off Outstanding 2019 at Motorsports Show This Weekend

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Short Track Super Series Kicks Off Outstanding 2019 at Motorsports Show This Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA – Another outstanding season for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco starts in Oaks, Pa., this weekend. The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center provides the setting for 240,000 square feet of ‘nothing but racing’ with the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Race Car & Trade Show Fueled By Sunoco and Distributed By Insinger Performance. The show runs Friday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 20. A vast 600-square-foot display is planned for the Short…

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Rico Rocks It On Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night

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Rico Rocks It On Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night Story By:  Bryan Hulbert Photo By: DB3 TULSA, Okla. (January 16, 2019) Rico Abreu was the class of the field in Wednesday's Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa Qualifying Night at the 33rd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire; winning for the fourth time since 2015 aboard the Safelite AutoGlass/Keith Kunz Motorsports No. 97. Asked if he felt his comfort level at the Chili Bowl was back to where it was a few years ago, Rico replied, "Yeah, I think so. I won those back to back…

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Norm Hansell Motorsports No. 357 to Anchor Georgetown Speedway Display at Motorsports Show This Weekend

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Norm Hansell Motorsports No. 357 to Anchor Georgetown Speedway Display at Motorsports Show This Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Northeast and Mid-Atlantic auto racing is in the spotlight this weekend at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., and Georgetown Speedway will be there. The Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show Fueled By Sunoco and Distributed by Insinger Performance takes place this Friday-Sunday (Jan. 18-20) with 240,000 square feet of ‘nothing but racing’ inside the Expo Center. Georgetown Speedway boasts a 400-square-foot display in Booths 416-417 and 516-517. The…

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Kyle Larson Motors To Warren CAT Qualifying Night Win

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Kyle Larson Motors To Warren CAT Qualifying Night Win Story By: Bryan Hulbert /Chili Bowl Photo By: Buck Monsoon TULSA, Okla. (January 15, 2019) Winning in preliminary night competition for the fifth time at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, California's Kyle Larson grabbed the lead on Lap 6 of Tuesday's Warren CAT Qualifying Night A-Feature then went unchallenged to punch his ticket into his eighth 55 Lap championship event. Chasing Zach Daum, the first five laps, Larson tested top and bottom on the Tulsa Expo Raceway before rolling by the Illinois racer on the cushion…

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DIRTcar Northeast to Set Up Shop at Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show this Weekend in Oaks, PA

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DIRTcar Northeast to Set Up Shop at Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show this Weekend in Oaks, PA Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - January 15, 2019 – Representatives from DIRTcar Northeast and the World of Outlaws will be on hand at this year’s Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. The 250,000 square foot convention center is the focal point for auto racing in the east for three days, January 18-21. Be sure to stop at the DIRTcar display to get the most up to date information…

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MOTORSPORTS EXPO KICKS OFF 2019 SEASON FOR BOTH BRIDGEPORT & SPIRIT SPEEDWAY

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MOTORSPORTS EXPO KICKS OFF 2019 SEASON FOR BOTH BRIDGEPORT & SPIRIT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ - With the dawn of a new year, Bridgeport Speedway is anxiously waiting to see so many members of their racing family next weekend at the annual Motorsports Expo in Oaks, PA. Hundreds of race cars of all kinds along with hundreds of stock car drivers will all be in one place at one time to cure some of the winter blues on January 18-20. As always, Bridgeport Speedway will be making an impactful…

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WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY KICKS OFF 2019 ULMS CENTRAL PA TRIPLE HEADER WEEKEND

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WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY KICKS OFF 2019 ULMS CENTRAL PA TRIPLE HEADER WEEKEND Story By: ULMS  Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The 2019 Zimmer Service Center ULMS Late Model Series kick-off weekend just got a little bit bigger as the series opener will be held Friday, March 22 at the historic Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, PA. The 30 lap main event will pay $3000 to win and it will give the ULMS Racing Series a three night opening weekend worth a possible $9,000 between Williams Grove and the two events at Port Royal Speedway. Williams Grove will be celebrating their 80th…

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2019 USAC EAST COAST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE RELEASED

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2019 USAC EAST COAST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE RELEASED Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (January 15, 2019)………The USAC Rapid Tire East Coast Sprint Cars have released their schedule with 13 races at nine venues in four states making up the slate for the series’ second season in 2019. The legendary Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. marks the first stop for the series on April 5. Additional stops in the Keystone State arrive at Bedford Speedway on April 26 and August 16, with three visits to Big Diamond Speedway in Pottsville, Pa. set on May…

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Logan Seavey Perfect On Cummins Qualifying Night

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Logan Seavey Perfect On Cummins Qualifying Night Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tim Aylwin TULSA, Okla. (January 14, 2019) Rolling into Chili Bowl Victory Lane for the first time in his career, California's Logan Seavey was perfect in the first every Monday Qualifying Night presented by Cummins. Taking advantage of his Heat and Qualifier wins to position the Keith Kunz Motorsports No. 67 on the pole, Seavey led start to finish in Monday's 25 lap feature event to become the 44th different Preliminary Night winner. "To have the night we had, everything just fell into place and that's…

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Field For 11th Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions Set

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Field For 11th Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions Set Story By: Bryan Hulbert /Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein TULSA, Okla. (January 14, 2019) For the 11th time, a field of some of the best drivers to scatter clay atop the Tulsa Expo Raceway will gather for a showdown on Tuesday night as the Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC) will go 20 laps for a $2,500 prize. Set to go down among 20 drivers, invitation to the VIROC is based on : 1. You must either be a driver champion of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by…

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Big Diamond Speedway set to make presence at 2019 Motorsports show this weekend in Oaks, PA

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Big Diamond Speedway set to make presence at 2019 Motorsports show this weekend in Oaks, PA Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The 2019 Pioneer Pole Buildings fueled by Sunoco Race Fuels Motorsports Expo is upon us and Big Diamond Speedway along with promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley will be in attendance set to promote their upcoming 2019 race season which will be an active and historic one for the dirt track nestled up in God’s country. The speedway is set to get underway this season on Friday night April 12th with a $4000 to win…

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Erick Rudolph Closes Out 55th Canandaigua Campaign With Big-Block Points Title

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Erick Rudolph Closes Out 55th Canandaigua Campaign With Big-Block Points Title Marcuccilli, Ruggles & DePuy share honors at Land Of Legends Raceway '18 Awards Banquet Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photo By: Don Romeo Third-generation chauffeur Erick Rudolph from Ransomville, N.Y. capped off a stellar season Saturday evening, Jan. 12, as nearly 300 drivers, owners, crew members, track officials, corporate partners, family and friends of racing filled the spacious dining room of the King's Party House in Canandaigua, New York to officially bring to a close the 55th season of auto racing during the 2018 Land Of Legends…

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY OFFERS VARIETY IN THEIR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR 2019

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  GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY OFFERS VARIETY IN THEIR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR 2019 SEVERAL NEW CLASSES OF RACING COMPETITION SCHEDULED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 14, 2019 . . . More than three dozen dates of auto racing are on the schedule being run at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway during the 2019 season, the 57th consecutive season of racing action now being presented by the Rogers Family. T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman stock cars will be the regular Saturday night attraction plus added attractions. Adding variety to the busy schedule will…

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Sunoco Race Fuels Returns to Present $57,500 Short Track Super Series-American Racer Cup ‘Grand Championship’ Quest

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  Sunoco Race Fuels Returns to Present $57,500 Short Track Super Series-American Racer Cup ‘Grand Championship’ Quest Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The most lucrative ‘Grand Championship’ for dirt big-block/small-block Modified competitors belongs to the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco again in 2019. By winning the STSS Halmar International North Region title, Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central crown and overall American Racer Cup, a single driver could take home $57,500. Yes, more than 57k. The STSS Modified circuit features a nine-race North…

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Accept No Imitations: American Racer Cup by Sunoco Returns for 10th Anniversary Season in 2019

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  Accept No Imitations: American Racer Cup by Sunoco Returns for 10th Anniversary Season in 2019 Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Accept no imitations. For the 10th consecutive season, the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels returns to reward competitors with cash awards and tire certificates in 2019. $51,450 in point fund money has been allotted for American Racer Cup Modified and Sportsman competitors at tracks in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, not to mention an expected 500-plus tire certificates to be distributed to racers via pre-season drawings,…

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Night of Champions 2018 – Speeches and More from the DIRTcar Racing Banquet!

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Night of Champions 2018 - Speeches and More from the DIRTcar Racing Banquet! Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos Provided By: DIRTcar The 2018 DIRTcar Racing banquet from the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL was yet another successful night of celebration and reflection from all of the champions in each of the 11 series. Lots of hardware was given out, good friends were seen and great speeches were made before what promises to be yet another exciting year of DIRTcar Racing in 2019. The evening began with the honoring of the Kids Mods class, and the champion Dominic Mertzke. After dinner…

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Five Mile Point Speedway sees new life for 2019 season. Informational Meeting Set For January 26th.

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Five Mile Point Speedway sees new life for 2019 season.  Informational Meeting Set For January 26th. Story By: Tyler Harpell/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…. After an off season filled with uncertainty, Five Mile Point Speedway will officially open its doors for the 69th consecutive season in 2019. After a successful 2018 racing season it was unclear what the future of the speedway would be as Track Operator Andrew Harpell indicated that he would no longer operate the speedway. Upon the news, three familiar faces around the speedway sat down and began talks of becoming the…

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Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Purse Revealed for DIRTcar Northeast Divisions

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Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Purse Revealed for DIRTcar Northeast Divisions Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – January 11, 2019 – Since 1957, Hoosier Racing Tire has developed and manufactured racing tires for thousands of race cars. DIRTcar Northeast is proud to carry their name and logo throughout the Northeast and Canada on Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, and Pro Stocks at dozens of race tracks. DIRTcar Northeast is proud to announce that in 2019, at the Racing Tire will hand out $36,750 to the top weekly racers at the end of…

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2019 New Egypt Speedway Schedule To Showcase A Little Of Everything

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2019 New Egypt Speedway Schedule To Showcase A Little Of Everything; Monster Trucks, Flat Track Motorcycle Racing, Short Track Super Series, Jersey Rush & More Planned Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway’s 2019 schedule will showcase just about everything a motorsports fan can ask for with a plethora of different events that will kick off with the March Meltdown 50 on Saturday March 23rd paying $5,000 to the Modified winner and $400 to start the 50-lap affair. All 2018 Weekly Divisions (Vahlco Wheels Modifieds, Larry’s Hot Rods Northeast Wingless…

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Clauson-Marshall Finalizes Chili Bowl Dream Team

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Clauson-Marshall Finalizes Chili Bowl Dream Team Story By: Clauson-Marshall Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Clauson-Marshall Racing co-owner Tim Clauson has confirmed the team’s driver lineup for the third-annual CMR Dream Team that will compete during the 33rd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. The ‘Dream Team’ concept was first envisioned by Clauson’s son, the late Bryan Clauson, before his death in August of 2016. A diverse group of nine drivers will make up the Clauson-Marshall Chili Bowl roster, which will again receive major sponsorship support from NOS Energy Drink. “We’re going back with some veteran presence, but…

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CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA’S LINCOLN SPEEDWAY SCHEDULES A PRESS CONFERENCE FOR 3 PM OPENING DAY (FRIDAY) OF PPB MOTORSPORTS SHOW

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CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA’S LINCOLN SPEEDWAY SCHEDULES A PRESS CONFERENCE FOR 3 PM OPENING DAY (FRIDAY) OF PPB MOTORSPORTS SHOW; EXCITING FUTURE PLANS TO BE REVEALED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2019 Trade Show Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 11,2019 . . . A major announcement by Lincoln Speedway that is expected to catapult the historic Central PA Speedway to new heights has been scheduled for Friday at 3:00 PM on the PPB Motorsports Show’s Center Stage. The press conference, which will take place one hour after the opening of the 2019 show in the Oaks, PA Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, will include announcements,…

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NOS® Energy Drink Named Official Energy Drink Of The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals

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NOS® Energy Drink Named Official Energy Drink Of The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Presented By General Tire Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 10, 2019) The 33rd edition of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Presented By General Tire will be revved higher than normal as NOS Energy Drink has signed on as the "Official Energy Drink of the Chili Bowl". Introduced in 2005, NOS Energy Drink has been a staple supporter of Motorsports with representation over the last 13-years across NASCAR, Formula Drift, ARCA, World of Outlaws, and USAC…

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Max McLaughlin to Run K&N Pro Series

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Max McLaughlin to Run K&N Pro Series Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – January 10, 2019 – Heinke-Baldwin Racing would like to wish fellow teammate and friend, Max McLaughlin, the best in his future endeavors as he has signed on with Hattori Racing Enterprises (HRE) to race full-time on the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East for the 2019 season. “This is a tremendous opportunity for me to further my career,” McLaughlin said. “This will be my first concentrated effort in asphalt racing and this will be a big change and challenge.”…

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VP RACING FUELS RETURNING AS SPONSOR FOR SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING EVENTS AT GRANDVIEW

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VP RACING FUELS RETURNING AS SPONSOR FOR SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING EVENTS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AND 2ND ANNUAL BRUCE ROGERS MONEY MAKER MODIFIED SEASON OPENER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA January 13, 2019. . . With the 57th season of NASCAR stock car racing scheduled to get underway at Grandview Speedway on March 30TH with a free-to-the-public practice session interest is already growing in the Saturday night racing action which will feature the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds and T.P.Truck equipment Sportsman stock cars plus added attractions. On Saturday, April 6th, will feature the Bruce Rogers…

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Pierce Pounces on another Wild West Shootout Win with Thornton & Searing Victorious as Well

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Pierce Pounces on another Wild West Shootout Win with Thornton & Searing Victorious as Well Story By: Lonnie Wheatley/Wild West Shootout Photos By: Tyler Rinkin SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 9, 2019) – Bobby Pierce moved one step closer to a potential Keyser’s Quarter-Million Challenge bonus payout by wiring Wednesday’s Super Late Model field at the 13th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway clay oval. While the Oakwood, IL, ace led all 30 non-stop rounds to collect the $5,000 victory, it wasn’t without strong challenges from Brandon…

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Morton Buildings Joins the World of Outlaws Late Model Family as Title Sponsor

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Morton Buildings Joins the World of Outlaws Late Model Family as Title Sponsor Story By: Cristina Cordova/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Jan. 10, 2019 - The World of Outlaws announced today that Morton Buildings, the premium steel building construction company in the country, is building on its involvement in dirt track racing by becoming title sponsor of the Late Model series, now the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series. "Morton Buildings has been an amazing partner over the past four seasons, and we are honored to have them expand their commitment to our series and…

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KT, DAVEY JR. AND CONN JOIN HAMILTON RACING 2019 SILVER CROWN ROSTER

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KT, DAVEY JR. AND CONN JOIN HAMILTON RACING 2019 SILVER CROWN ROSTER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (January 9, 2019).........Davey Hamilton Racing will field a talented roster of drivers with Kevin Thomas, Jr., Davey Hamilton, Jr. and Jason Conn all set to take the wheel for the new Silver Crown team which hits the track for the first time in 2019. Thomas, of Cullman, Ala., has teamed up with team owners Hamilton and David Byrd to compete in all six pavement races on the Silver Crown schedule this season aboard the No.…

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Rob Sherlock Roofing Joins Short Track Super Series for 2019 North Region Heat Sponsorship

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Rob Sherlock Roofing Joins Short Track Super Series for 2019 North Region Heat Sponsorship Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Heat winners on the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region in 2019 will be rewarded. Rob Sherlock Roofing, based in Wurtsboro, N.Y., has signed on to sponsor qualifying heats at all nine STSS Halmar International North Region races kicking off Sunday, April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y. All STSS Modified North Region heat winners will receive $100 cash thanks…

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L&J Sheet Metal Named Title Modified Sponsor for Georgetown Speedway 2019

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L&J Sheet Metal Named Title Modified Sponsor for Georgetown Speedway 2019, Sunoco Takes Super Late Model Naming Rights Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The anticipated 2019 season at Georgetown Speedway is beginning to take shape with the first on-track action planned for March. L&J Sheet Metal, based in Laurel, Del., has taken on the role of title sponsor for the Sussex County facility’s big-block/small-block Modified division in the upcoming season. Meanwhile, Sunoco Race Fuels, via distributor Insinger Performance, will claim naming rights of the Super Late Model division. L&J Sheet Metal, owned and…

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King Of Dirt Racing Announces Unique Title ‘Contender’ Program For 2019

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CHAMPIONSHIP OVERHAUL AT KOD; ONE RACE TO RULE THEM ALL King Of Dirt Racing Announces Unique Title ‘Contender’ Program For 2019 Story By: Rob Hazer/KoD Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com January 8, 2019 (Fonda, NY) – They say to stand out in a crowd something must be unique. King Of Dirt Racing promoter Rob Hazer has no problem thinking outside the box and when competitors chase the tour in 2019 they’ll find themselves locked into a do or die title format that literally changes the game. The ‘Contender’ program will offer a very different and unique championship format for King Of…

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Casey Shuman Takes World of Outlaws Late Model Series Reins

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Casey Shuman Takes World of Outlaws Late Model Series Reins Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com As the 2019 season is set to kick off in just one month, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series is excited to welcome racer, owner and promoter Casey Shuman as Series Director. Born and raised in Rattlesnake Bend, Arizona and now residing in Indianapolis, Indiana, Shuman raced non-winged sprints and midgets for more than 20 years before stepping into the role of owner and promoter of the Wingless Auto Racing (WAR) Series in 2016. Staying true to his competitor roots, Shuman…

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2019 Fonda 200 Offers $53,000 to Win September 26-28 at Legendary Fonda Speedway

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  2019 Fonda 200 Offers $53,000 to Win September 26-28 at Legendary Fonda Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – $53,000! It’s a number that shocked the dirt Modified world on Saturday night. During the annual Night of Champions Awards Banquet for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco, Fonda Speedway promoter Brett Deyo announced the 2019 Fonda 200 will offer $53,000 to win for the Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds! “We’ve been working behind the scenes since we announced the return of the Fonda 200 to get this done,” Deyo…

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Short Track Super Series Honors Top Performers at Saturday ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet, Distributes Record $572,469 in 2018

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Short Track Super Series Honors Top Performers at Saturday ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet, Distributes Record $572,469 in 2018 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS LEHIGH VALLEY, PA – Champions all. Talented competitors from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic congregated in the Mountain Ballroom of the Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center Saturday night to officially culminate the 2018 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. Top performers from the traveling STSS Modified and Sportsman circuits and home-track American Racer Cup were recognized during the festive affair. STSS announcer Jeff Ahlum served as the master of ceremonies…

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DAVEY HAMILTON, JR. TO RUN FULL SILVER CROWN SCHEDULE IN 2019

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DAVEY HAMILTON, JR. TO RUN FULL SILVER CROWN SCHEDULE IN 2019 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Speedway, Indiana (January 4, 2019).........Davey Hamilton, Jr. will venture into an expanded USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series schedule in 2019 as he aims to compete full-time on the 12-race trail, racing his for his father's Davey Hamilton Racing team on both the dirt and pavement. Hamilton owns a plethora of experience in a wide variety of machines including off-road trucks and Indy Lights throughout his career, but a full slate of Silver Crown racing is the next step in his racing endeavors, and…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES 2019 SEASON PLANS

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES 2019 SEASON PLANS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway has put together an exciting schedule of events for the 2019 season! The 2019 season will kick off with the 60 Over Special - the Doug Hoffman Memorial Race that honors the former track champion and promoter. This year's event is scheduled for Saturday, March 30th, just one week after the track's open practice session on Saturday, March 23rd. Colonial Pipeline returns as the title sponsor for the 811 Call Before You Dig 2019 Poker Series. The 60 Over…

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S&D BODYLINE RENEWS THEIR SPONSORSHIP OF THE PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT

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S&D BODYLINE RENEWS THEIR SPONSORSHIP OF THE PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY IN 2019 Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (January 2, 2019) – For the fourth consecutive year, S&D Bodyline, a specialty fabrication business owned by Don Biegley, will sponsor the Perfect Attendance Award at New Egypt Speedway in 2019. “We want to thank Don and S&D Bodyline for sponsoring the Perfect Attendance Award again in 2019. This type of award rewards those drivers who support us each and every event,” stated New Egypt Speedway’s Joey Liquori. All Modified, Sportsman…

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Number 27 To Be Retired Across Central Pennsylvania

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Number 27 To Be Retired Across Central Pennsylvania Story By: Mandee Pauch/Heffner Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Retiring a number is most often reserved for all-time greats. Other times, it’s a tribute to an icon whose career was cut short. Greg Hodnett, sprint car icon, was 49 when he lost his life in a crash at BAPS Motor Speedway in late September. Hodnett had a lustrous career driving several car numbers during his time, but his last number he ever drove was the No.27 owned by Mike Heffner and Heffner Racing Enterprises. “It’s not any more special than any of…

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Orange County Fair Speedway To Feature 24 Nights Of Action in 2019

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Orange County Fair Speedway To Feature 24 Nights Of Action in 2019 Story By: OCFS Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Middletown, NY - The unprecedented 2019, 100th Anniversary Season will kick off with the OCFS Motorsports Show on March 23 & 24.  A tentative schedule has been released that includes dates for points races, new events, scheduled rain dates and the 100th Anniversary Weekend. Super DIRT Series will return with “Battle of the Midway” as well as Tony Stewart and his All-Star Circuit of Champions. A second, yet to be named “Eve of Destruction” has been added in June. The…

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T.P.TRAILERS AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURNS FOR EIGHTH STRAIGHT SEASON OF SUPPORT OF NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW

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T.P.TRAILERS AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURNS FOR EIGHTH STRAIGHT SEASON OF SUPPORT OF NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, BONUS BUCKS INCREASE IN BOTH DIVISIONS SPORTSMAN FEATURE RACERS WILL SEE INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE FIELD Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA January 2, 2019 . . . As a result of the continuing support from T.P.Trailers and Truck Equipment each NASCAR feature winner will go home with extra money in their pocket for the eighth straight season. The Limerick, PA business will continue as a major sponsor of NASCAR sanctioned stock car racing at Grandview Speedway.…

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Brad Loyet Set To Take On The Chili Bowl Nationals One Last Time

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  Brad Loyet Set To Take On The Chili Bowl Nationals One Last Time Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (December 28, 2018) The 33rd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Presented by General Tire will be one of mixed emotions for the Loyet family as Brad Loyet will get behind the wheel of the Loyet Landscaping/Vacuworx No. 05 one last time before he hangs up the helmet. Taken out of the seat in February 2018 when a wheel exploded while inflating a tire, Loyet was rushed into surgery and has since been…

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$10,000 Goofy’s Sprint Showdown Returns To BAPS

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$10,000 Goofy’s Sprint Showdown Returns To BAPS Story By: BAPS Motor Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, Pa. – BAPS Motor Speedway has partnered with Goofy’s Eatery and Spirits to increase the payout and prestige for next year’s Goofy’s Eatery & Spirits Sprint Showdown. Gerard McIntyre Jr. won this year’s event and banked $5,000. However, the winner of next year’s race on Nov. 16 will earn a hefty $10,000 payday. The total purse for the 2019 edition of the Goofy’s Eatery & Spirits Sprint Showdown is more than $30,000. “We are honored to partner with Goofy’s Eatery and Spirits,”…

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Williams Grove 2019 Schedule Released, Season Opener Is March 17

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Williams Grove 2019 Schedule Released, Season Opener Is March 17   Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA - Williams Grove Speedway has released its 2019 schedule of events featuring 31 race dates, all which include the powerful Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars. The 2019 season opener featuring the 410 sprints only is slated for Sunday afternoon, March 17 at 2 pm. A total of four season dates for the always-popular super late models has been slated including the return of the World of Outlaws late model series to the track for the first time…

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HOFFMAN RACING WILL CELEBRATE YEAR #90 WITH WINNINGEST DRIVER BACK IN THE SEAT FOR 2019

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HOFFMAN RACING WILL CELEBRATE YEAR #90 WITH MEAN GREEN RETURNING AS THE PRIMARY SPONSOR AND HAR’S WINNINGEST DRIVER BACK IN THE SEAT OF THE ICONIC # 69 FOR THE 2019 USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES Story By: Hoffman Auto Racing Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Loveland, OH (Dec 21, 2018) Hoffman Auto Racing is proud to announce that Mean Green Cleaner & Degreaser will return as the primary sponsor and with 15 USAC National Sprint Car wins and two USAC National Sprint Car Championships for HAR, Brady Bacon is back in the seat. HAR now boasts 108 USAC National Sprint Car…

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Chili Bowl Entries Surpass 300

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Chili Bowl Entries Surpass 300 Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein TULSA, Okla. – Exceeding 300 entries for the fifth consecutive year, a melting pot of talent is set to converge on Tulsa, Okla., for the 33rd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire on Jan. 14-19. “When the Chili Bowl started, we had just a few over 50 cars that showed up and maybe a couple thousand people that came out to watch. I think back to those days and look at what it has become, and I’m amazed,” said Chili Bowl co-founder Emmett…

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Ready to Launch: Demetrios Drellos to Take on Super DIRTcar Series Full-Time

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Ready to Launch: Demetrios Drellos to Take on Super DIRTcar Series Full-Time Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – December 20, 2018 – From Soap Box Derby cars to Big-Block Modifieds, Demetrios Drellos has quickly made a name for himself racing DIRTcar Modifieds in Eastern New York. Now he, and car owners Dawn and George Drellos, are preparing to take their Bicknell Racing Products chassis out on the Super DIRTcar Series tour. The 22 year-old Queensbury, NY native knows that if you wants to make it in Big-Block Modified racing, you…

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Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Joins Short Track Super Series South Region

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Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Joins Short Track Super Series as South Region Presenting Sponsor Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Sun, fun and the Velocita-USA South Region of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco go hand-in-hand. So it’s only appropriate that Design for Vision/Sunglass Central have joined the STSS as season-long partners during the 2019 big-block/small-block Modified South Region kicking off on March 15-16 at Del.’s Georgetown Speedway with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial. The eight-race ’19 STSS Velocita-USA South Region will now be presented by…

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Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout Races Past 1,000 Entries With More Expected

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Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout Races Past 1,000 Entries With More Expected Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Tulsa Shootout TULSA, Okla. (December 20, 2018) At the close of early entry on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, the 34th annual Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout has for the fifth consecutive event received more than 1,000 entries. What makes that worthy of note, is prior to going to the current open-wheel format, the Tulsa Shootout ran upwards of 20 divisions with Karts, Quads, Flat Track, Micros, Mini Sprints, and more on the card. Back then, 1,000 entries or more were fairly common. At 1,038 entries among seven…

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“THE BIG 7” ALL RETURN TO RACE AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY IN 2019

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“THE BIG 7” ALL RETURN TO RACE AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY IN 2019 Story By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com (Dundee, NY) Dubbed as “The Big 7”, many of the nation’s top touring groups will make an appearance at the Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, NY during the 2019 season. For every group it will be a return engagement from last year when the track hosted each organization to pack grandstands. It all gets started on April 19 with the Annual Spring Nationals as the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will once again open up the regular season at the…

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BBL Racing Coming ‘Home Again’ to Fonda Speedway

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BBL Racing Coming ‘Home Again’ to Fonda Speedway; Brian Gleason Plans Full Weekly Schedule, Matt DeLorenzo Semi-Regular Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – As the John Denver song says, ‘It feels good to be back home again.’ For the BBL Racing team and driver Brian Gleason, ‘home’ is Fonda Speedway and in 2019, they’ll be back in their comfort zone. Gleason will race regularly in Fonda’s Sunoco Modified division this season for the first time in more than three years, marking a return to the ‘Track of Champions’ by the popular…

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KKR Signs Partnership with Wicked Cushion and its Wicked Energy Gum Brand

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Kasey Kahne Racing Signs Partnership with Wicked Cushion and its Wicked Energy Gum Brand Story By: Kasey Kahne Racing Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MOORESVILLE, NC (December 18, 2018) – World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series team Kasey Kahne Racing (KKR), announced today Wicked Energy Gum, an innovative consumer energy product developed by Wicked Cushion, has been signed as a new sponsor for KKR’s No. 9 team that will be driven by Kasey Kahne in 2019. Wicked Energy Gum is a convenient, great tasting, alternative to energy drinks. You can enjoy up to a 5x faster boost in energy, alertness and…

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