Indoor Racing

FENCE UP, CLAY DOWN AS TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA IS TRANSFORMED INTO INDOOR DIRT SPEEDWAY FOR SECOND EAST COAST DIRT NATIONALS

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FENCE UP, CLAY DOWN AS TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA IS TRANSFORMED INTO INDOOR DIRT SPEEDWAY FOR SECOND EAST COAST DIRT NATIONALS; RACING STARTS THURSDAY NIGHT (DEC. 13) Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ December 12, 2018 . . . Preparations for the Second Annual East Coast Dirt Nationals continued in earnest Wednesday morning inside Trenton, N.J.’s CURE Insurance Arena. Concrete barriers and catch fencing were erected on the arena floor starting at 7 am on Monday morning to create the outside wall. On Tuesday over 60 dump truck loads of black New Jersey clay…

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FORMER TULSA SHOOTOUT WINNER ENTERED FOR EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS

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FORMER TULSA SHOOTOUT WINNER AYRTON GENNETTEN OF MISSOURI ENTERED FOR EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS IN TRENTON DECEMBER 13-15 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ December 11, 2018 . . . Ayrton Gennetten, a 19 year old from Gravois Mills, MO who won the 2017 Tulsa Shootout, will be making his first start east of Ohio at the East Coast Indoor Dirt National. The third generation driver will be racing on a clay track being created on the floor of the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J. The Dirt Nationals begins this Thursday and…

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MIKE ILES & URC STANDOUT STRADA ADD SPICE TO EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS

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MEDFORD MAD DOG’ MIKE ILES, UNITED RACING CLUB STANDOUT EDDIE STRADA ADD SPICE TO EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS 600 MICRO FIELD; RACES SET THIS WEEKEND (DEC.13-15) AT TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA WITH FIELD OF 120 SLINGSHOTS; KARTS WILL RUN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ December 8. 2018 . . . Dirt Modified veteran Mike Iles and youthful URC 360 Sprint driver Eddie Strada, Jr. are among the 120 drivers ready to challenge the clay track being created on the floor of the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J. The event, the…

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BUTLER SET FOR EAST COAST DIRT NATIONALS IN TRENTON THEN ALLENTOWN CONCRETE WITH SAME 600 MICRO SPRINT RACER

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VERSATILE BOBBY BUTLER SET FOR EAST COAST DIRT NATIONALS IN TRENTON THEN ALLENTOWN CONCRETE WITH SAME 600 MICRO SPRINT RACER Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ DECEMBER 5, 2018 . . . In a racing era where specialization is ever escalating, Bobby Butler, 30, of Milford, NJ, is breaking the mold entering one car for Indoor Auto Racing Series events first on both dirt then on concrete. The Dirt track Modified ace will first compete in the second annual 600 Micro Sprint East Coast Dirt Nationals on a banked clay oval to…

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EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS RIVALRY DEVELOPING AMONG OPEN COCKPIT SPECIALISTS

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EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS RIVALRY DEVELOPING AMONG OPEN COCKPIT SPECIALISTS, 600 MICRO SPRINT RACING REGULARS Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ NOVEMBER 28, 2018 . . . A fierce rivalry is expected at the second annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals, December 13-15 at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ. Stars of the Central PA Posse Sprint circuit, Dirt Modified and Midget Car competitors want nothing more than to show up the 600cc Micro Sprint regulars at their own game. Drivers who compete weekly on pavement speedways want to show the dirt…

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CATALANO READIES FOR INDOOR RACING SERIES ALLENTOWN OPENER JANUARY 3-5 WITH NEW HOMEBUILT THREE QUARTER MIDGET

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FRESH FROM FIRST MODIFIED TOUR WIN IN SOUTH CAROLINA, TOMMY CATALANO READIES FOR INDOOR RACING SERIES ALLENTOWN OPENER JANUARY 3-5 WITH NEW HOMEBUILT THREE QUARTER MIDGET Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA NOVEMBER 26, 2018 . . . Twenty year old Tommy Catalano, who recently scored his first Tour-Type Modified win in early November at Myrtle Beach, SC, is eagerly anticipating his return to the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels events. The first of three series races to be held on the concrete floors of arenas in three different states…

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NASCAR MODIFIED TOUR STAR TIMMY SOLOMITO HOPES TO IMPROVE ON PAST INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES STARTS

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  NASCAR MODIFIED TOUR STAR TIMMY SOLOMITO HOPES TO IMPROVE ON PAST INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES STARTS; READIES FOR FIRST INDOOR SERIES RACE IN ALLENTOWN, JAN 4-5, 2019 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA November 24, 2018 . . . NASCAR Modified Touring Series ace Timmy Solomito has the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels clearly in his sights. The Islip, NY driver expects to be a contender for victory when the series opens on the concrete floor of Allentown, PA’s PPL Center on January 4-5, 2019 for the Ironton…

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BRIAN MONTIETH LOOKS TO EAST COAST INDOOR NATIONALS TO ADD LUSTER TO STELLAR YEAR

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LINCOLN SPEEDWAY 410 SPRINT CAR 2108 CHAMP BRIAN MONTIETH LOOKS TO EAST COAST INDOOR NATIONALS TO ADD LUSTER TO STELLAR YEAR Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ NOVEMBER 22, 2018 . . . Known affectionately as 'The Edge', Brian Montieth of Phoenixville, PA, will be looking to add another jewel in his racing crown in the December 13-15 East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Fueled By VP Race Fuels race at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ. Montieth, who was an entrant in the inaugural East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals, will be returning to…

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ERICK RUDOLPH READY FOR INDOOR RACING ASSAULT ON DIRT AND CONCRETE AFTER BEST YEAR YET OUTDOORS

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ERICK RUDOLPH READY FOR INDOOR RACING ASSAULT ON DIRT AND CONCRETE AFTER BEST YEAR YET OUTDOORS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA NOVEMBER 14, 2018 . . . Erick Rudolph, a three time Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP champion (2012, 2015, and 2016) is ready to contend for the 2019 Series crown. The Ransomville, N.Y. wheelman, who finished second in the points the last two seasons, will begin his title hunt when the TQ Midgets race on the concrete floor of the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa. The fourth annual Ironton Telephone…

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MAJOR CURE ARENA IMPROVEMENTS TO ENHANCE VIEWING EXPERIENCE AT EAST COAST INDOOR NATIONALS DECEMBER 13-15

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TIM AND STEVE BUCKWALTER READY TO ATTACK TRENTON’S MICRO RACING FIELD IN EAST COAST INDOOR NATIONALS DECEMBER 13-15; MAJOR CURE ARENA IMPROVEMENTS TO ENHANCE VIEWING EXPERIENCE Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ November 10, 2018 . . . Cousins Tim and Steve Buckwalter, two of the most talented and accomplished open wheel drivers in the northeast, have each filed entries for the December 13-15 East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Fueled By VP Race Fuels race at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ. The Buckwalters will be in anticipation of the same lighting fast, smooth…

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BONSIGNORE READY TO DEFEND INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES CROWN

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JUSTIN BONSIGNORE READY TO DEFEND INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES CROWN; SEEKS REPEAT VICTORY INSIDE ALLENTOWN, PA’S PPL CENTER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA October 25, 2018 . . . Justin Bonsignore enjoyed a career 2018 season winning the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels Three Quarter (TQ) Midget championships. The 30 year old driver from Holtsville, N.Y. is hoping to begin his 2019 season as he did this year with a victory inside Allentown, Pa.’s PPL Center on Friday and Saturday, January…

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Wolfe, Flores & Carber Are Latest To File East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Entries

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Williams Grove 410 Sprint Champ Lucas Wolfe; Indoor Series Atlantic City Winner Ryan Flores; 410, 360 Sprint Winner Michael Carber Are Latest To File East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Entries Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ October 17, 2018 . . . Perfect track conditions featuring a multi-groove, dustless, easy-to-pass on surface have enticed Williams Grove Speedway’s 2018 410 Sprint Car champion Lucas Wolfe to file an entry for the East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals being held at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ for the second year. The now annual…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES IS COMING TO NEW YORK STATE FAIRGROUNDS EXPO CENTER MARCH 8-9, 2019

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES IS COMING TO NEW YORK STATE FAIRGROUNDS EXPO CENTER MARCH 8-9, 2019 FEATURING THREE QUARTER MIDGETS, SLINGSHOTS, CHAMP KARTS; TITLES TO BE DECIDED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY October 2, 2018 . . . The Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP Racing Fuels will make its debut at The New York State Fairgrounds Exposition Center in Syracuse, NY on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 2019. The Syracuse program will include two complete programs with qualifying and feature events for the Three Quarter (TQ) Midgets, Slingshots and…

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SECOND ANNUAL TRENTON INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS MICRO ENTRIES TOP 100

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SECOND ANNUAL TRENTON INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS MICRO ENTRIES TOP 100; JUST 20 SPOTS OPEN; TICKETS ON SALE FOR NEWLY ADDED THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13 RACE NIGHT Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ September 21, 2018 . . . The phenomenon that is the Trenton Indoor Dirt Nationals just keeps on getting bigger with over 100 of the 600cc wingless Micro Sprint entries already confirmed for the expanded three days of racing. The second annual event, sponsored by Oliver Communications Group, Hoosier Racing Tires, and VP Racing Fuels will again be held at the…

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ALLENTOWN INDOOR RACE TICKETS GOING ON SALE FOR JANUARY 4-5 FOURTH ANNUAL EVENT

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ALLENTOWN INDOOR RACE TICKETS GOING ON SALE FOR JANUARY 4-5 FOURTH ANNUAL EVENT Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA September 12, 2018 . . . The fourth annual Ironton Telephone Allentown Indoor Auto Race weekend has been set for Friday and Saturday January 4th and 5th. Tickets for the blockbuster event will go on sale on September 19th. The races, run on the concrete floor inside the beautiful PPL Center in downtown Allentown, Pa., will once again feature the blindingly fast TQ (Three Quarter) Midgets, the agile Champ Karts and wild and unpredictable…

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NAPA KNOW HOW WEEKEND ATLANTIC CITY 2019 INDOOR RACE TICKETS GO ON SALE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

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NAPA KNOW HOW WEEKEND ATLANTIC CITY 2019 INDOOR RACE TICKETS GO ON SALE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12; RACE WEEKEND SET FOR JANUARY 25-26, 2019 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Gamblers Classic Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 . . . Race tickets for the 17th running of the NAPA Know How Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP Racing Fuels weekend will go on sale on Wednesday, September 12. The race weekend dates have been set for Friday and Saturday, January 25-26, 2019 and will take place once again inside historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. “The last…

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TICKETS GOING ON SALE AUGUST 16TH FOR SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS

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TICKETS GOING ON SALE AUGUST 16TH FOR SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS DECEMBER 14-15 AT CURE INSURANCE ARENA IN TRENTON Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ August 4, 2018 . . . Tickets are going on sale on Thursday, August 16 at 12 Noon for the Second Annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals set for Friday, December 14th and Saturday, December 15th. The two day event featuring the 600cc wingless Micro Sprints will again be held at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton where the wildly successful events were held…

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

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

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

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

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JANKOWIAK WINS INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET FINALE

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ANDY JANKOWIAK WINS INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET FINALE; BONSIGNORE NAMES 2018 SERIES CHAMPION; NICK DELCAMPO RACES TO SLINGSHOT CHECKERED; CODY KLINE IS TITLE WINNER; BROWN BEATS ROSS IN CHAMP KART HEADLINER Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ALBANY, NY February 9, 2018 . . . Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, N.Y., passed Tim Buckwalter six laps into Saturday’s 40-lap feature to win the Indoor Auto Racing Series feature at Times Union Center in downtown Albany, N.Y. “This is the one I wanted to win,” Jankowiak said. “I’ve won ‘em before but this is the first I…

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PAYNE WORST TO FIRST IN INAUGURAL ALBANY DEBUT

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TEENAGER ANTHONY PAYNE, FROM 24TH, AVOIDS WRECKS TO WIN FIRST EVER THREE QUARTER MIDGET FEATURE ON OPENING NIGHT OF ALBANY INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES, STEVE SVANDA CALIMS SLINGSHOT CO-FEATURE; BONSIGNORE TAKES POINTS LEAD INTO SATURDAY SEASON FINALE; FIVE SLINGSHOT RACERS STILL IN TITLE CONTENTION Story By: Ernie Saxton/Albany Indoor Race Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ALBANY, NY February 9, 2018 . . . Second generation driver Anthony Payne started 24th in Friday night’s Indoor Auto Racing Series Presented By VP Racing Fuels 40-lap feature and with his father Joey Payne, Sr. looking on, won his first career (TQ) Three Quarter Midget…

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TQ MIDGET, SLINGSHOT AND CHAMP KART DRIVERS IN TOWN FOR FIRST WEEKEND RACES IN DOWNTOWN ALBANY

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THREE QUARTER MIDGET, SLINGSHOT AND CHAMP KART DRIVERS IN TOWN FOR FIRST WEEKEND RACES AT TIMES UNION CENTER IN DOWNTOWN ALBANY; TRACK CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE, JUSTIN BONSIGNORE, ERICK RUDOLPH TO FIGHT FOR INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP OVER TWO NIGHTS OF RACING Story By: Ernie Saxton/Albany Indoor Race Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALBANY, NY February 8, 2018 . . . The elaborate reconfiguration of the Times Union Center Arena from a comedian’s stage to a competitive car racing track took place over the course of Thursday, Feb. 8, and now is readiness for the green flag to drop Friday, Feb.…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY RACER MARC JOHNSON TO DRIVE TQ MIDGET AT TIMES UNION ARENA THIS WEEKEND

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ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY DIRT MODIFIED RACER MARC JOHNSON TO DRIVE THREE QUARTER MIDGET AT TIMES UNION ARENA THIS WEEKEND; DEMETRIOUS DRELLOS IS SLINGSHOT ENTRANT; CHAMP KART CLASS ADDED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Albany Indoor Race Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALBANY, NY February 5, 2018 . . . Marc Johnson, the 2016 Modified champion at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, has entered the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels (Three Quarter) TQ Midget competition this coming weekend, February 9-10, 2018 at the Times Union Center in downtown Albany, N.Y. Johnson will be driving the highly regarded Sharpe-Shifter Motorsports No. 21 TQ Midget owned…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING RETURNS TO NEW YORK STATE FOR FIRST TIME IN 16 YEARS

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ALBANY INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES RACES ARE FIRST IN NEW YORK STATE IN 16 YEARS; TIMES UNION CENTER FEBRUARY 9-10 EVENTS TO FEATURE TQ MIDGETS, SLINGSHOTS AND CHAMP KARTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Albany Indoor Race Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALBANY, NY February 1, 2018 . . . The roar of racing engines will reverberate in the dead of winter in the State of New York for the first time in nearly two decades when the Tines Union Center in Albany comes alive with Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels high powered (Three Quarter) TQ Midgets, unpredictable Slingshots and…

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FLORES WINS HIS FIRST GAMBLER’S CLASSIC INDOOR RACE IN ATLANTIC CITY

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RYAN FLORES WINS HIS FIRST GAMBLER’S CLASSIC INDOOR RACE IN ATLANTIC TIY; CALE ROSS CLAIMS CHAMP KART FEATURE, BRETT BIEBER TOPS IN SLINGSHOT MAIN Story By: Ernie Saxton/Gamblers Classic Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 28,2018...Ryan Flores gained the lead with thirteen laps left in the sixteenth running of the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels Three Quarter (TQ Midget Gambler’s Classic Saturday night inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall when leader Tim Buckwalter went spinning off turn two, and then held off Jimmy Blewett for the final thirteen laps of the race to claim his…

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BLEWETT, PAULES, TIDMAN AND TOMMY CATALANO ARE NAPA KNOW HOW FRIDAY NIGHT THREE QUARTER MIDGET MASTERS IN AC

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BLEWETT, PAULES, TIDMAN AND TOMMY CATALANO ARE NAPA KNOW HOW FRIDAY NIGHT THREE QUARTER MIDGET MASTERS IN A.C. BOARDWALK HALL; FLORES FASTEST IN TIME TRIALS; SLINGSHOTS COMPLETE QUALIFYING; 16TH ANNUAL GAMBLER’S CLASSIC SET FOR TONIGHT (SATURDAY) Story By: Ernie Saxton/Gamblers Classic Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ JANUARY 26, 2018 . . . Jimmy Blewett, Howell, N.J., Earl Paules, Palmerton, Pa., Ryan Tidman, Holland, Pa., and Timmy Catalano, Ontario, N.Y., each punched their tickets into Saturday night’s Gambler’s Classic (Three Quarter) TQ Midget feature by winning their twenty-lap A-Main Qualifiers Friday at Boardwalk Hall in day one action of…

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Midgets Coming To Gateway Dirt Nationals

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Midgets Coming To Gateway Dirt Nationals Story By: Gateway Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ST. LOUIS — The VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals will feature midget racing in addition to dirt late models and open-wheel modifieds later this year. Scheduled for Nov. 29-Dec. 1, super late model registration will once again be capped at 150 entries with those details to be released soon, while the midget and open-wheel modified events will be run using an invitation-only format Cody Sommer, the event’s founder and promoter, said the changes to the program are being driven by fans, sponsors and race…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING ACTION SET FOR BOARDWALK HALL TWO NIGHTS

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INDOOR AUTO RACING ACTION SET FOR BOARDWALK HALL TWO NIGHTS, JANUARY 26-27 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Gamblers Classic Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 23, 2018 . . . The most prestigious Indoor Auto Race meet in the east, the Atlantic City NAPA Know How Indoor Race, is ready to roar inside Boardwalk Hall this Friday and Saturday January 26 and 27 with the most coveted prize of all, the Three Quarter (TQ) Midget Gambler’s Classic victory, at stake. Only eight men have won the Gambler’s Classic since its first race in 2003. Anthony Sesely of Matawan, NJ and Erick Rudolph of Ransomville,…

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BLEWETT READIES 16TH RUNNING OF GAMBLER’S CLASSIC

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JIMMY BLEWETT READIES FOR NAPA KNOW HOW WEEKEND INSIDE ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL FOR 16TH RUNNING OF THREE QUARTER MIDGET GAMBLER’S CLASSIC Story By: Ernie Saxton/Gamblers Classic Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 15, 2018 . . . Versatile Jimmy Blewett, whose racing resume of 125 career feature wins includes victories on both asphalt and dirt, is ready to race in the NAPA Know How Weekend inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall over the January 26th and 27th weekend. “I didn’t have my own car ready for the Allentown race and spent the weekend helping my friend Ryan Flores with…

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Christopher Bell Goes Back To Back At The Chili Bowl

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Christopher Bell Goes Back To Back At The Chili Bowl Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein & Joe Orth TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2018) With the thunderous applause of packed grandstands, Oklahoma's Christopher Bell added his name to the history books yet again with his second Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire victory in as many years. Handing Keith Kunz his seventh win as a car owner, and fourth consecutive since 2015, the weekend included three preliminary night wins and a Saturday night podium sweep. "Once in a lifetime. This week was once in…

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Christopher Bell Dominates John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night

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Christopher Bell Dominates John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 11, 2018) Treating Keith Kunz to his third trip to Victory Lane in as many nights during the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, Oklahoma's Christopher Bell put his title defense in high-gear with a dominating performance during Thursday's John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night. Three for three in prelim night wins, Bell commented on the run by saying, "It's just good racecars. That's what it really boils down to. All my teammates have been really fast…

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Larson Opens 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals With Victory

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Kyle Larson Opens 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals With Victory In Tuesday's Warren CAT Qualifying Night Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Joe Orth & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 9, 2018) In a car owned by his father, California's Kyle Larson picked up his fourth career Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire preliminary victory to tie the driver of the iRacing No. 01 with the late Bryan Clauson for third on the all-time preliminary night win list. "It's great to get a win for my Dad. I haven't been in a car he's owned…

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ALLENTOWN TQ MIDGET WIN GOES TO NY DIRT SPRINT CAR STANDOUT SCOTT KREUTTER

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ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES NIGHT TWO THREE QUARTER MIDGET WIN GOES TO NY DIRT SPRINT CAR STANDOUT SCOTT KREUTTER; DANNY BUCCAFUSCA BESTS SLINGSHOT FIELD Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 7, 2018 . . . Scott Kreutter of Buffalo, N.Y., won his first career Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Three Quarter (TQ) Midget feature Saturday night inside Allentown's PPL Center Arena in front of a good crowd. The versatile driver, who does most of his outdoor racing on dirt in Central New York behind the wheel of a 360 Sprint Car,…

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2018 VIROC Field Set For Shot At $6,363.63 Payday During Tuesday’s Chili Bowl Opener

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2018 VIROC Field Set For Shot At $6,363.63 Payday During Tuesday's Chili Bowl Opener Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein TULSA, Okla. (January 6, 2018) With a top prize of $6,363.63 up for grabs, the 10th annual Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC) will take place on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 as part of the opening night's run of events at the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Comprised of drivers who have won the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, owner champions picks, reigning National Midget Driver of the Year,…

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BONSIGNORE CLAIMS OPENING NIGHT ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES TQ MIDGET CHECKERED

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JUSTIN BONSIGNORE CLAIMS OPENING NIGHT ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET CHECKERED; CALE ROSS IS CHAMP KART WINNER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Allentown Indoor Race Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 6, 2018 . . . NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series competitor Justin Bonsignore of Holtsville, Long Island, N.Y., raced his way to the win in the first Ironton Telephone Allentown, Pa., Three Quarter (TQ) Midget feature of the weekend Friday night. The race was the first of the three event Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels. Bonsigore also earned the E.F. Schneider & Son…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES WEEKEND FORECAST: TOASTY IN THE SEATS, RED HOT ACTION ON THE TRACK

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ALLENTOWN PPL CENTER INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES WEEKEND FORECAST: TOASTY IN THE SEATS, RED HOT ACTION ON THE TRACK Story By: Ernie Saxton/Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 3, 2018 . . . “Warm and comfortable, with no chance of snow.” That’s the forecast for inside Allentown’s PPL Center for this weekend’s Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP season opener on Friday and Saturday, January 5th and 6th. “There will be no place better to be this weekend in the northeast than inside the PPL Center to watch some great racing action,” said Len Sammons,…

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First Look: 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifying Nights

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First Look: 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifying Nights Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 1, 2018) With the countdown to the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire down to less than a week, the qualifying nights have been released with a total of 342 entries spread across four nights of racing. Going green on Tuesday, January 9, qualifying nights will run through Friday, January 12 in order to set the stage for Saturday, January 13 and the run for the coveted Golden Driller. While the breakdown of nights…

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TED CHRISTOPHER TRIBUTE PLANNED FOR ALLENTOWN

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TED CHRISTOPHER TRIBUTE PLANNED FOR ALLENTOWN, SPECIAL TC CUP TO BE PRESENTED TO INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES CHAMPIONS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff ALLENTOWN, PA January 1, 2018 . . . Drivers entered in this weekend’s Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP 2018 opener at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa. will have extra incentives to succeed. Drivers in three divisions who will be running over two days in the Ironton Telephone/ Avaya sponsored events, Friday and Saturday January 5 and 6, will be racing not only for purse money offered but…

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KTJ to Pilot Heffner Racing No.27 at Chili Bowl Nationals

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Kevin Thomas Jr. to Pilot Heffner Racing No.27 at Chili Bowl Nationals Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Mandee Pauch Relations – December 29, 2017 - With less than two weeks away the 32nd Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals will be underway in Tulsa, Oklahoma January 9-13. For the fifth year in a row, Heffner Racing Enterprises will once again be fielding a car for the crown jewel of midget racing, but this year with a new driver behind the wheel. The hot shoe out of Cullman, Alabama, Kevin Thomas Jr. will be piloting the Heffner Racing No.27 midget during the…

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PINE BROOK SPEEDWAY REUNION TO HIGHLIGHT MOTORSPORTS 2018

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PINE BROOK SPEEDWAY REUNION TO HIGHLIGHT PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS MOTORSPORTS 2018 PRESENTED BY SUNOCO AND FUELED BY INSINGER PERFORMANCE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2018 Trade Show Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com Oaks, PA December 29, 2017 . . . Pine Brook Speedway, the purpose-built race track in northern New Jersey where drivers ranging from World Champion Mario Andretti and NASCAR Hall of Fame member Ray Evernham to current stars “Liquid Lou” Cicconi and “Jersey Jet” Joey Payne cut their racing teeth, will be the focus of this year’s speedway reunion during the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2018 Racecar and Trade…

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ANDRETTI SET TO TEST A TQ MIDGET AT ALLENTOWN

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ANDRETTI SET TO TEST A THREE QUARTER MIDGET AT ALLENTOWN PPL CENTER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Allentown Indoor Race Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff ALLENTOWN, PA December 28, 2017 . . . IndyCar star Marco Andretti will be an interested spectator at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa., on Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6 when the Ironton Telephone/ Avaya Indoor Auto Racing fueled by VP events are held. Marco, a third-generation racer from the legendary Andretti family from nearby Nazareth, will be a spectator for the Indoor Auto Racing Series event but plans to test drive a Three Quarter (TQ)…

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OUTLAW SPRINT STANDOUT DAVID GRAVEL TO APPEAR AT PPB MOTORSPORTS SHOW

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OUTLAW SPRINT STANDOUT DAVID GRAVEL AT PPB MOTORSPORTS SHOW, CJB MOTORSPORTS SPRINT CAR AND HAULER READY FOR FAN INSPECTION Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2018 Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA December 28, 2017 . . . David Gravel’s Sprint car racing season went from very good to outstanding in 2017. The rising star of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series kicked off his season with a win in the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint car race at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida and then closed it out with a huge win in the in…

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Tulsa Shootout Fires Off This Thursday At The River Spirit Expo Center

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33rd Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout Fires Off This Thursday At The River Spirit Expo Center Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Tulsa Shootout Photo Provided By: Tulsa Shootout  TULSA, Okla. (December 26, 2017) With over 1,000 entries on the docket, the 33rd Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout is shaping up to be the largest meeting of Micros and Mini-Sprints ever seen at the Tulsa Expo Raceway, located inside the River Spirit Expo Center. Of the modern grouping of classes, the most entries received stands at 1,249 for the 2016 edition among 615 drivers. For the 33rd annual event, teams will begin moving in on…

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DIRT TRACK MODIFIED ACE DANNY BOUC ENTERS 2018 INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES

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DIRT TRACK MODIFIED ACE DANNY BOUC ENTERS 2018 INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET EVENTS STARTING WITH ALLENTOWN, PA ON JANUARY 5-6, 2018 Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff ALLENTOWN, PA December 20, 2017 . . . Danny Bouc, a three time dirt Modified Stock Car feature winner at New Egypt Speedway in 2017 and the third ranked driver in season standings, has filed an entry for the Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP. Bouc will be in the Three Quarter (TQ) Midget field beginning with the Ironton Telephone Allentown races on January 5-6, 2018…

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SEVEN ASPIRING TEENAGE INDOOR TQ MIDGET DRIVERS SET TO CHALLENGE FOR VICTORY AT ALLENTOWN

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WILL YOUTH BE SERVED? SEVEN ASPIRING TEENAGE INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET DRIVERS SET TO CHALLENGE FOR VICTORY AT ALLENTOWN JANUARY 5-6,2018 Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA December 15, 2017 . . . Eight talented teenagers are among the 50 TQ Midget competitors who have entered the 2018 Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP that will begin it’s season on Friday and Saturday, January 5th and 6th inside Allentown, Pa.’s PPL Center. Each of these young drivers are confident of success - despite what is certain to be the toughest competition they will have yet faced…

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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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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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TQ MIDGET TEAMS, CAR BUILDERS RAMP UP FOR INDOOR SUCCESS: SERIES BEGINS JAN. 5-6 IN ALLENTOWN

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THREE QUARTER MIDGET TEAMS, CAR BUILDERS RAMP UP FOR INDOOR SUCCESS: SERIES BEGINS JAN. 5-6 IN ALLENTOWN, PA Story By: Steve Barrick/Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr. & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA December 11, 2017 . . . Car owners and Three Quarter (TQ) Midget chassis builders are completing their efforts for the annual Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series Fueled by VP,  which kicks off on Friday and Saturday night, January 5th and 6th inside Allentown, Pa.’s PPL Center for the Ironton Telephone sponsored events. In recent months more new cars have been built and race proven machines stripped and re-engineered than ever before. Every team…

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JANKOWIAK, MARESCA AND WHITTAKER MAKE PLANS FOR INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET RACING SERIES

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JANKOWIAK, MARESCA AND WHITTAKER MAKE PLANS FOR INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET RACING SERIES Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff ALLENTOWN, PA December 4, 2017 . . . Always exciting Andy Jankowiak is making preparations for the Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP races this winter, in Allentown, Pa., Atlantic City, N.J., and Albany, N.Y. Jankowiak will be in the field when the series opens for 2018 at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA., for the Ironton Telephone sponsored events on Friday and Saturday, January 5 and 6. He’ll be returning to run them in a car he built…

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