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Entries For 32nd Chili Bowl Nationals Moves North Of 200 Ahead Of Entry Deadline

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Entries For 32nd Chili Bowl Nationals Moves North Of 200 Ahead Of Entry Deadline Story By:Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (December 12, 2017) Construction of the Tulsa Expo Raceway is underway with the first loads of clay hitting the floor of the River Spirit Expo Center on Wednesday, December 12, 2017. As the quarter-mile oval take shape, the list of drivers seeking the conquer the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, happening January 9-13, 2018, continues to grow with over 200 entries already turned into the Chili Bowl office;…

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Open Wheel Marathon Will Lead-in 2018 ‘LIVE’ 3-Hour Chili Bowl Telecast

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Open Wheel Marathon Will Lead-in 2018 'LIVE' 3-Hour Chili Bowl Telecast Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Stuart Rowlands - CORONA, Cali. (Dec. 12, 2017): MAVTV and Lucas Oil Racing TV will broadcast "LIVE" the 32nd running of the world famous Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, on Saturday night, January 13, 2018, starting at 8:30 PM (ET), from the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla. Known as the "Super Bowl of Midget Racing", the 2018 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals attracts drivers from nearly every level, including Midgets, Late Models, Super…

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OHSWEKEN MAJOR EVENTS POSTPONED FOR 2018; WEEKLY RACING WILL CONTINUE

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OHSWEKEN MAJOR EVENTS POSTPONED FOR 2018; WEEKLY RACING WILL CONTINUE Story By: Clinton Geoffrey/Ohsweken Speedway (December 12, 2017) – Ohsweken, Ontario – Ohsweken Speedway has postponed its biggest 2018 events until further notice. Speedway management cites unforeseen challenges with the lease of adjacent land as the reason. The land directly north of the driveway isn’t Speedway property; It has recently changed hands, and the new owners have other plans for usage of the land moving forward. “We just learned that the dozens of acres we have always used for excess parking and camping will be unavailable,” said track owner Glenn…

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56 ENTRIES FILED FOR JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 AT Du QUOIN

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56 ENTRIES FILED FOR JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 AT Du QUOIN! Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois.........Dillon Welch, Parker Price-Miller and Chris R. Andrews have filed their entries Sunday on the final night of the free entry period for the third running of the "Junior Knepper 55." The list for the Saturday, December 16 race at the Southern Illinois Center now boasts a field of 56 USAC Midgets for the non-points special event at the purpose-built, indoor racing facility at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds, including the Clauson Marshall team with six entries,…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Honors Season Champs

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Honors Season Champs Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS INDIANAPOLIS, IN (December 11, 2017) - Josh Richards' maiden season with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officially came to a close Friday night with the annual Awards Gala at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, where he was awarded the Championship title. The 29-year-old, Shinnston, WV native was rewarded with a $75,000 points-fund check, along with a $10,000 bonus from Sweet Manufacturing. Other awards claimed by the 2017 National Champion include: Eibach Springs Most Heat Race Wins ($500), Midwest Sheet Metal Points…

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Major Event Dates Taking Shape For Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2018; Winter Blast Set For Saturday, February 17

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Major Event Dates Taking Shape For Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2018; Winter Blast Set For Saturday, February 17 Story By: Dave Medler/ Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – December 9, 2017 – Brewerton and Fulton Speedways’ exciting 2018 schedules are taking shape with major events at both speedways that will give race fans high-speed racing excitement in must-see events. The 33rd annual Outlaw 200 Weekend, one of the crown jewels in all of modified racing, will be held at Fulton Speedway on Friday September 28 and Saturday, September 29. The Super…

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PORT ROYAL 2018 SCHEDULE DOTTED WITH HUGE EVENTS

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PORT ROYAL 2018 SCHEDULE DOTTED WITH HUGE EVENTS Speedweek Featured On July 4 & 7, 358 Sprints Return To Oval, NUSLMS On Weikert Weekend Story By: Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The 2018 Port Royal Speedway schedule of events is taking shape with numerous high-profile events dotting the slate of events. Opening day is slated for Saturday, March 10 at 5 pm featuring the 410 sprints and the super late models. The All Stars Circuit of Champions Keith Kauffman Classic will pump up the month of April on Saturday the 14th followed by the…

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STENHOUSE, BELL, COURTNEY, GRANT ENTER AS “KNEPPER 55” LIST EXCEEDS 50

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STENHOUSE, BELL, COURTNEY, GRANT ENTER AS "KNEPPER 55" LIST EXCEEDS 50! Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois.........Clauson Marshall Racing, Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports and Tucker/Boat Motorsports have all filed their entries for the Saturday, December 16 "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget "Special Event" indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. CMR has entered six cars for the event, including the driver who won the very first "Knepper 55" in 2015, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. of Olive Branch, Mississippi. Stenhouse won twice, at Talladega Speedway and Daytona International Speedway, on…

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SWANSON, WINDOM, BAYSTON SHARE USAC SPOTLIGHT AT “NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS” CELEBRATION

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SWANSON, WINDOM, BAYSTON SHARE SPOTLIGHT AT FRIDAY'S 62nd "NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS" CELEBRATION Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photo By: Jeremy Rhoades/USAC Racing USAC National driving champions Kody Swanson, Chris Windom and Spencer Bayston shared the spotlight along with other 2017 USAC champions and special award recipients at Friday night's 62nd USAC "Night of Champions" celebration at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. Swanson, of Kingsburg, CA, Windom, of Canton, IL and Bayston, of Lebanon, IN, earned National championships. Swanson was a third-time Silver Crown titlist, Windom a first-time AMSOIL Sprint Car king and Bayston a first-time National Midget champ.…

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DOOLING HAYWARD MOTORSPORTS JOINS FORCES WITH RICHARD CHILDRESS RACING FOR 2018 USAC SEASON AND BEYOND

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DOOLING HAYWARD MOTORSPORTS JOINS FORCES WITH RICHARD CHILDRESS RACING FOR 2018 USAC SEASON AND BEYOND Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 8, 2017) - Dooling Hayward Motorsports has agreed to a partnership with Richard Childress Racing (RCR), one of NASCAR's most storied organizations and winner of over 200 races and 17 championships, effective immediately. RCR is based in Welcome, North Carolina and is scheduled to field cars in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2018; its 49th season as a race team. It all began in 1970 for the…

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Eight Arctic Cat All Star events to be broadcast on MAVTV in 2018

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Eight Arctic Cat All Star events to be broadcast on MAVTV in 2018 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BROWNSBURG, IN (December 8, 2017) - Recently unveiling a schedule that now includes 55 events at 36 different facilities, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will now add even more hype to their 2018 campaign by announcing a multi-year broadcast agreement with MAVTV Motorsports Network that will stretch through the 2019 season. A broadcast schedule that will include 16 original air and re-air times between September 2 and October 21, MAVTV will showcase Arctic Cat All…

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BALANCED PAVEMENT/DIRT MIX THE INGREDIENT FOR 2018 USAC SILVER CROWN SCHEDULE

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BALANCED PAVEMENT/DIRT MIX THE INGREDIENT FOR 2018 USAC SILVER CROWN SCHEDULE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Indianapolis, Indiana.........A helping of six pavement and five dirt races make up a balanced USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series schedule for the 2018 season, which marks the series' return to the state of Wisconsin for the first time since 2011. The Silver Crown cars will make their debut appearance on the half-mile, paved Madison International Speedway on June 29 for the "Cheesemakers 100." While it's the big cars' first go at the Oregon, Wisconsin joint, USAC's National…

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The Hell Tour Unleashed: 28 Races in 32 Days Highlight the 2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule

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The Hell Tour Unleashed: 28 Races in 32 Days Highlight the 2018 DIRTcar Summer Nationals Schedule 33rd annual Hell Tour for DIRTcar Racing Late Models to feature nine races paying $10,000 to win Story By: Matt Prieur/DIRTcar Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - Dec. 6, 2017 - The most grueling and intimidating schedule in all of motorsports, the DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals Hell Tour will embark on its 33rd straight year of competition in 2018. In just 32 days, the premier drivers and teams within the DIRTcar Racing Late Model ranks will race in 28 events spread out…

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NEW TITLE SPONSOR, NEW VENUES RING IN RECHARGED USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SERIES

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NEW TITLE SPONSOR, NEW VENUES RING IN RECHARGED USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SERIES IN 2018 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Indianapolis, Indiana.........A brand new title sponsor and a pair of new venues amongst a slate of popular series mainstays bring an invigorated USAC National Midget scene in 2018 with 23 events, 21 venues and nine states occupying the USAC P1 Insurance Midget National Championship schedule. The series has partnered with an innovative technology launching in January 2018 that rewards good drivers with great rates for car insurance, which will go hand-in-hand with benefits to the…

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USAC SPRINTS SLATED FOR 45 EVENTS IN 2018

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USAC SPRINTS SLATED FOR 45 EVENTS FROM COAST-TO-COAST IN 2018 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Indianapolis, Indiana.........Following a year of renaissance with a new breed of drivers ascending to the top of the standings, the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship reloads for a 2018 schedule that includes 45 events between the months of February and November. Leading off the schedule once again for the ninth-straight season is "Winter Dirt Games" at Ocala, Florida's Bubba Raceway Park on February 15-16-17. The wintertime defroster begins a season that carries with it a number of tried…

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Pauch Jr. Records New Egypt Championship Along With 12 Wins In 2017

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Pauch Jr. Records 12 Feature Victories and One Championship During Stout Season Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.Com Photo Staff Mandee Pauch Relations – Billy Pauch Jr. accomplished a big feat this season when he tackled the New Egypt Speedway track championship in early September. “We set out to win the championship this year as one of our main goals and we were able to accomplish that this year after losing it by one point in 2016,” Pauch Jr. said. Along with clinching the points title in the Rick Holsten’s No.96 Small Block Modified, Pauch Jr. was able to collect…

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KNEPPER 55 MIDGET FIELD NEARS 40

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KNEPPER 55 MIDGET FIELD NEARS 40; WEASE, BEAUCHAMP & PECK ENTER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois.........A "Turkey Night Grand Prix" winner, an Indiana Sprint Week feature winner and an All Star Circuit of Champions feature winner are among the latest of 38 entries, thus far, for the Saturday, December 16th "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget special event at the Southern Illinois Center. Billy Wease, the 2006 "Turkey Night" winner, finished 9th at Du Quoin in March's "Shamrock Classic." The Noblesville, Ind. driver has entered for the indoor…

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New Egypt Speedway Gearing Up For Solid 2018 Season

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New Egypt Speedway Gearing Up For Solid 2018 Season   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway management is full throttle ahead in preparing for its 2018 season. An aggressive weekly schedule as well as a number of special events is in the works and should be announced in the coming weeks as well as the weekly rules. As announced back in July, New Egypt Speedway will be opening it’s Modified rules to welcome back the Big Block and Open Small Block Modifieds to compete with the…

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KYLE CUMMINS JOINS EZR FOR 2018 USAC SPRINT TOUR

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KYLE CUMMINS JOINS EZR FOR 2018 USAC SPRINT TOUR Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Princeton, Indiana driver Kyle Cummins and team owners Chuck Eberhardt and Fred Zirzow (EZR) have partnered up to take on the full 2018 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season. Previously supplying cars and engines to Chad Boespflug in 2016 and 2017, EZR now offers the same arrangement for Cummins, who will not only handle driving duties but also day-to-day maintenance from the team's headquarters in Princeton. Their immediate plans involve a full slate of United States Auto Club sprint car contests,…

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Georgetown Speedway Announces Diverse 2018 Schedule

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Georgetown Speedway Announces Diverse 2018 Schedule; Opening Melvin L. Joseph Weekend March 16-17 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Historic Georgetown Speedway is preparing for another diverse and exciting season of stock car racing in 2018. Speedway promoter BD Motorsports Media LLC has released the new schedule featuring a line-up of special events for race fans and competitors in the Mid-Atlantic region. The first on-track action at the Sussex County half-mile oval is set for Saturday, March 10 with an open practice session from 1-5 p.m. The following weekend, Georgetown opens…

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BRISCOE & COTTLE HEADLINE EARLY “KNEPPER 55” USAC MIDGET ENTRIES

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BRISCOE & COTTLE HEADLINE EARLY "KNEPPER 55" USAC MIDGET ENTRIES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: David Sink/USAC Du Quoin, Illinois.........Racing champions Chase Briscoe and Shane Cottle are among the 30, thus far, early entries for the Saturday, December 16th "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget special event at the Southern Illinois Center. Briscoe, of Mitchell, Indiana, is the 2016 ARCA champ and recently wrapped up NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year honors and his first series win in the finale at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway in November. Briscoe is certainly no rookie when it comes to…

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Champions Crowned At Woodhull Raceway Awards Banquet

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Champions Crowned At Woodhull Raceway Awards Banquet Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photos By: Joe Kaminski/Woodhull Raceway & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – With over two hundred guests in attendance at the Watson Homestead Retreat & Conference Center in Painted Post, NY, Woodhull Raceway crowned the track champions of all of their divisions. There were awards for the top point finishers in each division, along with point fund earnings as well as other bonuses earned from Woodhull’s great partners at Lias Tire/American Racer as well as Insinger Performance/Sunoco Race Fuels. Billy Van Pelt was crowned for the nineteenth time in…

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Roars Into 2018

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Roars Into 2018 With Exciting Schedule MILLSBORO, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco is roaring into 2018. On the heels of the most successful season to date for the series, STSS management has announced the 2018 big-block/small-block Modified schedule for the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region. The milestone 50th race in series history will kick-start ‘18 at Del.’s Georgetown Speedway on March 17 with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial, a 49-lap event offering a minimum of $4,900 to win…

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Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 Bigger Than Ever in 2018

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Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 Bigger Than Ever in 2018 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS UNION, KY (December 4, 2017) - As 2017 nears an end, Florence Speedway officials are diligently working to prepare for an exciting 2018 season. As always, the Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100 presented by Lucas Oil will be a pillar on the Florence Speedway schedule of events. The annual event, which has grown consistently throughout its storied history, saw a huge spike in popularity following the switch to a passing-points format in 2014. In recognition of the growth the event, Florence Speedway…

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WHITEY KIDD III MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST TRENTON EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS VICTOR

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WHITEY KIDD III MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST TRENTON EAST COAST INDOOR NATIONALS VICTOR; LATE RACE PASS OF ALEX BRIGHT CLINCHES IT FOR 13TH PLACE STARTER; BRIAN CARBER TAKES THIRD FROM 22ND INDOOR RACING ACTION CONTINUES IN ALLENTOWN, PA JANUARY 5-6 Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff TRENTON, NJ December 3, 2017 . . . A restart with two laps left in the first annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals inside CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J. enabled Whitey Kidd, III of Staten Island, N.Y., to shoot by Alex Bright of Collegeville, Pa., who had led from the halfway mark of…

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BRIGHT, BUCKWALTER, QUICK AND MAURER RACE INTO EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS

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ALEX BRIGHT, TIM BUCKWALTER, AUSTIN QUICK AND JESSE MAURER RACE INTO EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS WITH A-QUALIFIER VICTORIES; TOTAL OF 12 STARTERS NOW LOCKED INTO SATURDAY NIGHT FINALE; REMAINING DOZEN STARTERS TO BE DETERMINED FROM ‘ALPHABET MAINS’ PRIOR TO 40-LAP FINALE IN TRENTON TRENTON, NJ DECEMBER 2, 2017 . . . American Racing Drivers Club Midget past champion Alex Bright, reigning Action Track USA SpeedSTR and Micro Sprint champion Tim Buckwalter, nationally acclaimed Micro Sprint standout Austin Quick and regional Micro favorite Jesse Maurer each punched their tickets into tonight's $5,000-to-win East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals inside Trenton, NJ’s CURE Insurance Arena by winning 15-lap…

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T.P. TRAILERS & TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURNS FOR SEVENTH SEASON AS SPONSOR AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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T.P. TRAILERS & TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURNS FOR SEVENTH SEASON AS A MAJOR SPONSOR OF NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY; 33 FEATURE WINNERS EARN REWARDS FROM T.P. Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA December 2, 2017 . . . The NASCAR racing season at Grandview Speedway produced some of the most competitive racing seen in years. No less than 33 different drivers earned feature wins with 14 drivers winning T.P. Trailers NASCAR Modified feature victories earning an extra $250 each time they went to victory lane. In the Sportsman division there were 12 different winners and…

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32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Nearing 150 Entries

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First Look: 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Nearing 150 Entries Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (December 1, 2017) With under 40 days until the green flag drops on the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, the first wave of entries has been revealed with 148 received so far for the 32nd edition of the "Mecca of Micros", happening January 9-13, 2018 at the Tulsa Expo Raceway, located inside the River Spirit Expo Center. While some of the listed entries are still in search of drivers, eight of those will be…

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Super DIRTcar Series 2018 Schedule Announced; Hometrack Points Dropped

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New Super DIRTcar Series Dates and Changes to the DIRTcar Hometrack Program Strengthens Dirt Racing in the Northeast   Big-Block Modifieds, 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stock 2018 schedules announced Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar   Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff   CONCORD, NC - Dec. 1, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series is excited to announce its 2018 schedule along with the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks. A total of 27 tracks will see action in 2018 from February through November across the four DIRTcar Racing divisions. Super DIRTcar Series   The premier dirt racing series in the…

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70 TEAMS HIT THE CURE INSURANCE ARENA DIRT TRACK THURSDAY NIGHT FOR PRACTICE

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MICRO SPRINTS HIT THE CURE INSURANCE ARENA DIRT TRACK THURSDAY NIGHT; 70 TEAMS TEST DIRT TRACK; GEORDAN MARREO, DANNY BUCCAFUSCA, TRAVIS HILL ARE FASTEST IN TWO-AND-A-HALF HOUR SESSION Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ NOVEMBER 30, 2017 . . . Some seventy of the Micro Sprint drivers and cars that will be competing in the first East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals this weekend inside CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J., got in their first laps in on Thursday night, starting at 7:00 PM in a practice session. In an amazing development, unheralded Geordan Marrero of Sergeantsville,…

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Expands To Two-Day ‘Weekend’ Opener

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Expands To Two-Day ‘Weekend’ Opener March 16-17 At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The founder of Georgetown Speedway – Melvin L. Joseph – will be honored with an opening weekend in 2018. Georgetown Speedway has announced its Northeast dirt Modified opener will expand to a two-day event. The Melvin L. Joseph Memorial kick-starts the season at the Sussex County facility on Friday-Saturday March 16-17. The Friday night (March 16) portion of the program will be headlined by small-block Modifieds competing in a 30-lap feature paying $3,049 to…

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THE CLAY’S DOWN IN TRENTON; DIRT MICROS TO HIT THE TRACK TONIGHT

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THE CLAY’S DOWN IN TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA; DIRT MICROS TO HIT THE TRACK THURSDAY FOR PRACTICE; RACING GOES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Len Sammons Motorsports Productions TRENTON, NJ November 29, 2017 . . . The clay’s down, bring on the cars! That’s the sentiment the track building team of Len Sammons Motorsports Productions and the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels as the inaugural East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ is one day away. A dense layer of choice deep dark brown clay was delivered and unloaded on…

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American Flat Track Officially Announces First Trip to Weedsport Speedway on July 7

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American Flat Track Officially Announces First Trip to Weedsport Speedway on July 7 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos Provided By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com & Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY (November 29, 2017) – American Flat Track has announced an 18-race schedule for 2018 with their first ever stop at Weedsport Speedway scheduled for Saturday, July 7. America’s original extreme sport, American Flat Track enters its 66th consecutive year of two-wheel competition this season with the championship once again launching during DAYTONA Bike Week on March 15 in Daytona Beach, FL. Comprised of eight mile races, five half-mile races, three TTs, and…

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47 Events Highlight 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Tour

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New Events, New Venues and Traditional Favorites Highlight 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Tour 2018 celebrates 30th anniversary of inaugural campaign Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com   CONCORD, NC- Nov. 28, 2017- The 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its inaugural season with 47 races in 18 states stretching from February to November, adding new venues and huge races to its solid foundation of exciting events. In 1988, the inaugural season featured 17 races in 11 states. In 2004, the series was rekindled to push the…

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RETAINING WALLS, WHEEL FENCE INSTALLED AT TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA MONDAY; CLAY GOING DOWN TODAY; ENTRIES AWAIT THURSDAY PRACTICE

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RETAINING WALLS, WHEEL FENCE INSTALLED AT TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA MONDAY; CLAY GOING DOWN; IMPRESSIVE FIELD OF ENTRIES AWAITS THURSDAY PRACTICE Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Jay Dugan/LSMP TRENTON, NJ November 27, 2017 . . . Construction began on Monday morning inside Trenton’s CURE Insurance Arena for this weekend’s first East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals. The two day event, this Friday and Saturday December 1 and 2, followed the Disney On Parade show which moved out following two shows on Sunday at the venue. On Monday morning, concrete barriers began arriving and were placed strategically around the outside of…

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Michael to be Honored at Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Banquet

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Michael to be Honored at Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Banquet Story By: Tim Moran/URC Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Curt Michael will be honored on Saturday December 9th at the annual Capitol Renegade United Racing Club banquet for his 10th URC Championship. Michael who has previously won the URC titles in 1998, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2015 and picking up his 10th this year in 2017. Along with the traditional annual banquet there has been something just as special that has been passed down from driver to driver year to year at the banquet. The perpetual trophy…

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KING OF DIRT INTRODUCING HOME TRACK POINTS

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KING OF DIRT INTRODUCING HOME TRACK POINTS More Opportunity For Tour Drivers To Earn Points In 2018 Story By: Rob Hazer/King of Dirt Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com November 28, 2017 (Fonda, NY) – King Of Dirt Racing is working towards 2018, which starts with the Banquet on February 10th to celebrate the 2017 season. News will certainly be coming before that starting with the addition of home track bonus points to the tour next summer. There are moving parts to how home track bonus points will work in 2018, however simply put a driver on tour regularly will have an…

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Bachetti Outduels Mike Ricci In ‘Gobbler’ Battle Of The Ages

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Andy Bachetti Outduels Mike Ricci In ‘Gobbler’ Battle Of The Ages For $5,700 Payday; 176 Race Cars, Huge Crowd Close 2017 Northeast Outdoor Dirt-Track Season Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Andy Bachetti outdueled Mike Ricci in a crowd-pleasing, back-and-forth battle to close out the 2017 Northeast outdoor dirt-track season Saturday at Accord Speedway. Bachetti, of Sheffield, Mass., took over the lead for the final time with 13 circuits remaining in the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified main and raced to a $5,700 payday for his first-ever ‘Gobbler’ victory in the event’s fifth running. Bachetti received $5,000…

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Netto Banks $5,000 In ASCS Southwest Copper Classic Finale

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D.J. Netto Banks $5,000 In ASCS Southwest Copper Classic Finale Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Tim Aylwin/ASCS QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 25, 2017) Sweet redemption was on tap for California's D.J. Netto, as a DNF on Friday night turned to Victory to close out the second annual Copper Classic at the Arizona Speedway with the ASCS Southwest Region. Worth $5,000 for the driver of the Netto Ag No. 88n, D.J. is now a back-to-back winner at the Copper Classic. Taking the green from the pole, Netto worked side by side with Willie Croft through the opening lap with D.J.…

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MICRO DIRT NATIONALS RACERS RECEIVE ADDITIONAL INCENTIVE

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EAST COAST MICRO DIRT NATIONALS RACERS RECEIVE ADDITIONAL INCENTIVE; BOB HILBERT CO. POSTS $500 HARD CHARGER BONUS Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP TRENTON, NJ November 25, 2017. . . Racers who will be competing in the first East Coast Dirt Nationals coming up at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J. on Friday and Saturday, December 1-2, 2017 won’t have to win the race to earn big bucks. Bob Hilbert Company, supplier of official event apparel to Len Sammons Motorsports Productions and the Indoor Auto Racing Series since its inception, has thrown its support behind a ‘Hard Charger’ award. “There are so many…

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BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL WILL KICK OFF SEASON AT GRANDVIEW

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FIRST ANNUAL BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL WILL KICK OFF RACING SEASON AT GRANDVIEW FREEDOM 76 SET FOR SEPTEMBER 15, SEASON TICKETS ON SALE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA November 25, 2017 . . . The man who, along with his father Forrest, built Grandview Speedway will be remembered with the 1st Annual Bruce Rogers Memorial on Saturday, April 7th with a 75 lap race featuring both Big and Small Block Modifieds. The race will pay $7,500 to win. For 55 years Rogers with support from his wife Theresa and in recent year’s family members operated the one-third-mile,…

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Bachetti Holds Off Ricci for ‘Gobbler’ Crown at Accord

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Andy Bachetti Completes his Stellar 2017 Season with $5,500 Payday at Brett Deyo's Season-Ending 'Gobbler' at the Accord Speedway; Mike Ricci Settles for Second after Race-Long Duel Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ACCORD, NY- November 25, 2017- Whenever Brett Deyo's Short Track Super Series rolls into the Palmer Family owned Accord Speedway in Accord, N.Y., the odds of the event being one that leaves the fans talking throughout the long winter months are fairly high. One could almost suggest that it's expected. The fifth annual 'Gobbler' certainly lived up to its reputation as Andy…

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It’s Almost Time To ‘Gobble’ At Accord Speedway

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It’s Almost Time To ‘Gobble’ At Accord Speedway; Northeast Outdoor Dirt-Track Finale Takes Place Saturday Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – It’s almost time to ‘Gobble’ at Accord Speedway! On Saturday (November 25), Accord Speedway will host a full plate of stock car racing as the ‘Gobbler’ closes the curtain on the 2017 Northeast outdoor dirt-track season. The ‘post-season’ event celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. ‘Mashed Potato’ Modifieds headline the card in a 50-lap feature offering $5,500 to the winner. Anthony Perrego is a two-time event winner, taking the inaugural in 2013 driving for…

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BACON FEASTS AT VENTURA FOR USAC WEST COAST SPRINT WIN

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BACON FEASTS AT VENTURA FOR USAC WEST COAST SPRINT WIN Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ventura, California.........Brady Bacon captured Wednesday's USAC West Coast/VRA Sprint Car feature on night one of the 77th "Turkey Night Grand Prix" at Ventura Raceway. The two-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champ from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma zipped around Troy Rutherford on the fifth lap of the 20-lap points-free "Special Event" feature and cruised to a commanding two-and-a-half second victory ahead of Rutherford, Carson Macedo, Tyler Courtney and Max Adams. Also timing in second during midget practice Wednesday…

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TALENTED TURKEY NIGHT ROOKIE CLASS READY TO ROCK AT VENTURA

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TALENTED TURKEY NIGHT ROOKIE CLASS READY TO ROCK AT VENTURA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ventura, California.........One of the deepest "Turkey Night Grand Prix" fields in years brings with it one of the most talented rookie classes for the race as well. At press time, 23 of the 52 entries will be contenders for Don Basile "Rookie of the Race" honors for the 77th annual race on Thursday night, Nov. 23, including three drivers currently in the top-ten of the USAC National Midget point standings: Tyler Courtney (5th), Justin Grant (6th) and Tanner Carrick…

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‘Early Bird’ Registration Strong for 2018 American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco

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‘Early Bird’ Registration Strong for 2018 American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco; Billy Van Pelt First Entrant Story & Photos By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup SYRACUSE, NY – The 2018 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco roared out of the gate over the weekend. ‘Early bird’ registrations at the Northeast Race Products Show in Syracuse, N.Y., were brisk for the upcoming race season with 2017 just recently in the rear-view mirror. Some 14 facilities spread from upstate New York to southern Delaware comprise the ’18 Cup and drivers are anxious to take part in the program which offers $51,450 cash…

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Champions Yetman, Marcuccilli, Bernard and Sheppard Honored at DIRTcar Northeast Banquet

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Champions Honored at DIRTcar Northeast Banquet Yetman, Marcuccilli, Bernard and Sheppard Crowned Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY - Nov. 20, 2017 - The Northeast DIRTcar Racing industry gathered on Saturday night to celebrate the many accomplishments throughout the 2017 racing season, handing out over $200,000 dollars and special awards while honoring the champions for another great season. The Night of Champions kicked off with the acknowledgement of the many tracks, sponsors and teams that gathered in the banquet hall at the Holiday Inn in Central New York. A very special recognition was…

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Virginia Motor Speedway Crowns 2017 Champions

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Virginia Motor Speedway Crowns 2017 Champions; Shelton crowned Aaron’s Dirt Series Champion Story By: Dave Seay/Virginia Motor Speedway Photo By: Al Goulder/Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA - Bill Sawyers Virginia Motor Speedway officially wrapped up the 2017 season by recognizing the top ten in each of the track’s divisions with special attention reserved for the 2017 champions. During the night’s events almost $36,000 in cash and prizes were awarded, of that almost $27,000 was in cash. Justin Williams of Concord, VA was crowned the 2017 Victory Lap Pro Late Model Champion for the second year in a row and received…

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VONDOHREN & WILLS CAPTURE FRIDAY NIGHT BRIDGEPORT WINS

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VONDOHREN & WILLS CAPTURE FRIDAY NIGHT BRIDGEPORT WINS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com After a pair of second place finishes, Craig VonDohren made a strong statement as he raced to the win in the 358 Small Block Modified feature event at the Bridgeport Speedway on the first night of the Wildcard Racing weekend. Tom Wills, Jr. raced to his sixth win of the season in Pennco Tech Outlaw Stock competition. Polesitter, Brett Kressley led the first fifteen laps of the feature event, looking for his second Bridgeport Small Block Modified victory of the…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA READYING FOR 2018

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ALBANY-SARATOGA READYING FOR 2018 Story By: Don & JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (November 19, 2017) – The 2017 season had not yet come to an official close when Promoter Lyle DeVore began to lay plans for the facility and program improvements at the popular dirt oval that runs weekly on Friday nights under the DIRTcar NE banner. “The 2017 season was a great season for us despite five rainouts and threatening weather every week,” stated DeVore. “Our car counts were great and the crowds were good weekly. All in all we had a successful year.”…

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