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An All-Star Will Be Made In 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout At New Egypt Speedway This Saturday

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An All-Star Will Be Made In 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout At New Egypt Speedway This Saturday October 20th Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – This Saturday’s 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout at the New Egypt Speedway is shaping up to be one of its best yet. It’ll be a barnburner for the Mighty Modifieds as the Small Block Modifieds take on the Big Block Modifieds once again in a 60-Lap shootout that pays $6,000 to win and $400 just to start the main event. See New Egypt Speedway regulars…

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LEFFLER MEMORIAL RETURNS SUNDAY TO WAYNE CITY

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LEFFLER MEMORIAL RETURNS SUNDAY TO WAYNE CITY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Neil Cavanaugh/USAC Racing Wayne City, Illinois.........The USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets will race in the memory of four-time USAC National champion Jason Leffler this Sunday, October 21, at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois, for the fifth running of the "Jason Leffler Memorial." The event positions itself as the final Midwest series' race this season before heading west for California to round out the year, providing fans in the area one last time to enjoy the action before the sun sets on the…

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Decker, Perrego, Williamson, Sheppard & Gular Enter OCFS With Short Track Super Series North Title Hopes Thursday

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  Decker, Perrego, Williamson, Sheppard & Gular Enter OCFS With Short Track Super Series North Title Hopes Thursday Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – It’s ‘title time’ for the Halmar International North Region of Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. This Thursday night (October 18) at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ will decide the 2018 STSS Halmar International North Region $12,500 champion. Five drivers enter the Legendary House of Power with a shot at the crown assuming Decker takes the green…

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Almirola finds long-awaited redemption with Talladega win

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Aric Almirola finds long-awaited redemption with Talladega win Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR  Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR TALLADEGA, Ala. – Aric Almirola has been tantalizingly close to winning this season, only to come up empty. On Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, he finally got to light the victory cigar. When the No. 41 Ford of Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kurt Busch lost fuel pressure on the final lap of the 1000Bulbs.com 500, Almirola was there to collect his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory since 2014 and clinch a spot in the Round of 8 in the series Playoffs. Almirola’s second career…

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Bonsignore Claims Thompson Sweep to Close Out Championship Season

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Justin Bonsignore Claims Thompson Sweep to Close Out Championship Season Story By: Taylor Therrien/TSMP Photos By: Ruby Wallau/NASCAR Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park concluded the 56th Annual World Series of Speedway Racing weekend on Sunday, Oct. 14 crowning three track division champions and the ISMA Supermodified champion as well as hosting the weekend’s main event, the final race of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Series Tour season. Coming into Tour race Justin Bonsignore had already clinched the title, the first time that feat has been accomplished since Donny Lia earned the title prior to the end of the 2007 season. That said…

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Bell Dominates Eldora Speedway for Fourth Career Outlaw Win

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Christopher Bell Dominates Eldora Speedway for Fourth Career Outlaw Win Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dan McFarland/WoO ROSSBURG, OH – October 14, 2018 – Christopher Bell pounded the cushion to perfection up against the Eldora Speedway wall to win his fourth career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature, but first of 2018, Sunday evening at the Ohio half-mile. Bell fell as far back as eighth but took the lead on Lap 14 and never looked back. Donny Schatz extended his Series points lead finishing second for a Tony Stewart Racing/Curb-Agajanian Racing one-two punch. Parker Price-Miller, who led…

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Dirt Track World Championship Wraps Up 2018 Season

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Dirt Track World Championship Wraps Up 2018 Season Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (October 14, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is set to cap off an electrifying 2018 season with one of the most thrilling crown jewel events of the year. The 38th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries - will take place October 18th-20th, at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. The weekend will get underway on Thursday night, October 18th with preliminary events for the Modified division. Friday, October 19th the Lucas Oil…

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Williamson Preserved His Right Rear Tire to Win the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Bullringer 110

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Mat Williamson Preserved His Right Rear Tire to Win the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Bullringer 110 Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series BROCKVILLE, ON – October 13, 2018 – Mat Williamson made his right rear tire last 110 laps to win the DIRTcar 358 Modified Tour finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Erick Rudolph lead most of the Bullringer 110 until with only five laps to go, his right rear tire gave up under caution. Williamson inherited the lead and brought the no. 6 to Victory Lane. Tim Fuller benefited from a last-lap flat tire on…

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Sweet Continues Career Year with Terre Haute Triumph

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Brad Sweet Continues Career Year with Terre Haute Triumph Story By: ANthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Mark Funderbunk/WoO TERRE HAUTE, IN – October 13, 2018 – Brad Sweet’s added another page to his unforgettable 2018 season with a flag-to-flag victory at the historic Terre Haute Action Track, his ninth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the year. Donny Schatz charged from 12th to second, getting by Tim Shaffer, who completed the podium, on the Green-White-Checkered finish. Brad Sweet and Kasey Kahne Racing teammate Daryn Pittman put on a show on the final lap of the Sears Craftsman Dash…

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Richest-Ever Single-Day Set For Short Track Super Series Thursday, October 18 At Orange County Fair Speedway

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Richest-Ever Single-Day Set For Short Track Super Series Thursday, October 18 At Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – The richest single day in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco takes place this Thursday, October 18. STSS Modifieds hit the track at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., Thursday night for the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ looking to capture the lion’s share of a purse totaling $49,225. Yes, $49,225 for a single-day, 50-lap event! The ’18 edition of the ‘Hard…

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WATT OVERCOMES A TRAFFIC JAM TO WIN THUNDER FIRST

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RYAN WATT OVERCOMES A TRAFFIC JAM TO WIN THUNDER FIRST; WHITMOYER AND SMITH CLAIM SPORTSMAN AND SPRINT CAR WINS Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Jim Brown & George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 13, 2018) – It was a chilling fall night of racing when Boyertown, PA’s Ryan Watt scored the victory in the twenty-first running of the Modified Traffic Jam, the season finale of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series events at Grandview Speedway Saturday night. Watt has been haunted from winning a Thunder show for years, so how appropriate that his first win…

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Watt Lights Up Port Royal Speedway For Short Track Super Series Victory

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Brandon Grosso Steals The Show, But Ryan Watt Lights Up Port Royal Speedway For Short Track Super Series Victory Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – The ‘Speed Palace’ lived up to the hype on Friday night. So did Ryan Watt. Port Royal Speedway hosted the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds for the first time and the ‘Electric Company’ Watt shined the brightest in a 40-lap thriller. Watt prevailed after young Brandon Grosso stole the show for much of the main. Boyertown, Pa.’s Watt,…

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Peters Trucks To Talladega Victory

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Peters Trucks To Talladega Victory Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR TALLADEGA, Ala. – Racing for just the fourth time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, Timothy Peters fought off a block from Noah Gragson on the final lap of the Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega Superspeedway to become the first three-time winner at the 2.66-mile track. Driving in the last of his three events for GMS Racing, Peters started a move to the outside of Gragson’s Toyota on the backstretch. When Gragson moved up to block, Peters stayed in the gas, and Gragson’s No. 18…

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Nicholas Johnson Captures Thompson Late Model Title

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Nicholas Johnson Captures Thompson Late Model Title Story By: Taylor Therrien/TSMP Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park kicked off the 2018 Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing weekend on Friday, Oct. 12, the biggest racing weekend in New England crowning champions in all of Thompson’s local racing divisions and the Whelen Modified Series Tour. The first night of racing served as a warmup for the action still to come with the crowning of Thompson Late Model Champion and the penultimate race of the 2018 Granite State Pro Stock Series season as the highlights of the evening. The Late Models have been the…

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Rudolph Keeps Championship Hopes Alive with Win at Brockville

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Erick Rudolph Keeps Championship Hopes Alive with Win at Brockville Ontario Speedway’s Northeast Fall Nationals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/SuperDIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BROCKVILLE, ON – October 12, 2018 - Erick Rudolph roared to Victory Lane at the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville Speedway and closed the gap on Championship Points leader Matt Sheppard going into the Can-Am Off-Road World of Outlaws World Finals. Peter Britten remained red hot with a second-place finish coming off his Camping World 150 win and third place in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego Speedway’s NAPA Super DIRT…

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No Changes At Brewerton & Fulton For 2019

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  Big Block Modifieds continue as Brewerton Speedway Headliner, Small Block Modifieds a Fulton Speedway staple again in 2019 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Baldwinsville, NY - As the successful 2018 racing season is now in the rear-view mirror, management of the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway are pleased to announce the 2019 weekly divisions to give competitors a jump on their plans for the 2019 racing season. Brewerton Speedway will again host the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as the headline division in 2019, with DIRTcar 358-Modifieds mixing in at a…

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TIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLES ENTERING SUNOCO WORLD SERIES

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TIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLES ENTERING SUNOCO WORLD SERIES Story By KYLE SOUZA/TSMP Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com THOMPSON, Conn. –As the 56th annual Sunoco World Series gets ready to take the green flag this Friday, multiple of the 17 divisions planning to race have a tight championship battle entering the weekend. Off a rain-shortened race at Lee USA Speedway last weekend, the Granite State Pro Stock Series will make a stop at Thompson with just two races left in their championship points schedule. And as he looks for his first series championship, Devin O’Connell leads the standings by 20 points over Joey…

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Super DIRTcar Series Makes its Final Trip North of the Border in 2018 Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville

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The Super DIRTcar Series Makes its Final Trip North of the Border in 2018 for the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 27, 2018 – Many consider Brockville Speedway one of the most exciting bullrings in North America. Pair that with the best Big-Block Modified drivers in the Northeast and Canada, and you are guaranteed to have a thrilling event. Drivers and teams have just come off of another successful NAPA Super DIRT Week, and the points chase is narrowing down. The…

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DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Kicks Off Tonight

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DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Kicks Off Tonight Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com SARVER, PA — Oct. 11 — Thirteen divisions. Three days. One place to race. Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania is set to host the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 11-13. Over 250 cars are expected to show up for this year’s “Steel City Stampede,” and there will be no shortage of action with practice on Thursday, heat races on Friday and last chance showdowns and features on Saturday, making it the only place in the county to see…

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Outlaws Returning to Dodge City Raceway Park for the First Time Since 2015 on October 20

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Outlaws Returning to Dodge City Raceway Park for the First Time Since 2015 on October 20 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – October 11, 2018 – After a three-year hiatus, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will make its awaited return to Dodge City Raceway Park in Kansas on Saturday, October 20. Last year’s Boot Hill Showdown was lost to Mother Nature, but The Greatest Show on Dirt will return to the semi-banked 3/8 mile in 2018. Perhaps no one is more excited for the World of Outlaws’ return to Dodge City than…

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SWANSON SIGNS WITH NOLEN RACING FOR 2019 USAC SILVER CROWN RUN

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SWANSON SIGNS WITH NOLEN RACING FOR 2019 USAC SILVER CROWN RUN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Whiteland, Indiana.........Four-time USAC Silver Crown champion Kody Swanson has signed with Nolen Racing to run the full 2019 USAC Silver Crown schedule. Kingsburg, California's Swanson, who set the all-time Silver Crown wins record with his 24th victory last August at Salem (Ind.) Speedway, became a free agent following the closure of DePalma Motorsports earlier this week, whom he had raced for since the 2013 season and had accumulated 21 career wins with. The Whiteland, Indiana-based Nolen Racing team…

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THE TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK; A LEGENDARY PLACE FOR LEGENDARY RACERS

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  THE TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK; A LEGENDARY PLACE FOR LEGENDARY RACERS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Terre Haute, Indiana.........The Terre Haute Action Track is complete with legends. But, perhaps even more so, it's those drivers who make the Terre Haute Action Track a legend itself. After all, the drivers who've won on the Terre Haute half-mile make up the top-16 on the list of all-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car winners. That inherently means that these drivers get the job done pretty much anywhere they go regardless of the track and it's the…

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6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout Set For Saturday October 20th At New Egypt

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6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout Set For Saturday October 20th At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway’s final race of the 2018 season will be held on Saturday night October 20th and a big one it will be, the 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout. The Modifieds will do battle in a 60-Lap shootout paying $6,000 to the winner and $400 just to start the event. Watch as expected invaders include Pennsylvania’s Jeff Strunk, Frank Cozze, and Duane Howard take on NES regulars that include…

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Two Full Days of Auto Racing At Georgetown Speedway October 26-27 With Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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Two Full Days of Auto Racing At Georgetown Speedway October 26-27 With Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The curtain will come down on the 2018 season Friday-Saturday October 26-27 with two huge days of racing at Georgetown Speedway. The third annual Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend features a plethora of auto racing on the Sussex County half-mile oval. Over the two days, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds, Super Late Models, Small-Block Modifieds, STSS Crate 602 Sportsman, RUSH Late Models, Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series, Southern Delaware…

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HBR Racing Recap 10/10/18

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  HBR Racing Recap 10/10/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – October 10, 2018 – The Heinke-Baldwin race team kicked off the week on a strong note at the 47th Annual NAPA Super DIRT Week and decided to take a gamble come Sunday afternoon during the prestigious 200 at Oswego Speedway. “I couldn’t have been happier with our car right out of the box,” Phelps said. “Fortunately, we’ve been onto some really good stuff, so we didn’t need to stray from our normal baseline too far.” Phelps was fast right off…

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DEPALMA MOTORSPORTS LEAVES ON TOP AFTER 5 STRAIGHT SILVER CROWN TITLES

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DEPALMA MOTORSPORTS LEAVES ON TOP AFTER 5 STRAIGHT SILVER CROWN TITLES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Lima, Ohio (October 9, 2018).........DePalma Motorsports, one of the most iconic and successful teams in the history of the USAC Silver Crown series, is riding into the sunset on top of their game, announcing that their 2018 championship season was the last for the Lima, Ohio-based team. It concludes a magical five-year run with Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. DePalma Motorsports itself won the Silver Crown owner title each year they had Swanson as their full-time driver between…

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Port Royal Speedway Set To Host Short Track Super Series Modifieds This Friday Night For ‘Speed Showcase’

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  Port Royal Speedway Set To Host Short Track Super Series Modifieds This Friday Night For ‘Speed Showcase’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – The much-anticipated return of the Modifieds to Port Royal Speedway takes place this Friday, October 12. The ‘Speed Showcase’ features Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds making their first-ever appearance on the ‘Speed Palace’ half-mile oval. Modifieds have not hit the track at Port Royal in more than 30 years, contributing to this much-anticipated return. STSS Modified competitors race 40 laps for $5,000…

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RAY EVERNHAM, AND A LARGE DISPLAY OF RACE CARS TO BE A BIG PART OF PPB MOTORSPORTS 2019 SHOW

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RAY EVERNHAM, AND A LARGE DISPLAY OF RACE CARS THAT HE WAS INVOLVED WITH DURING HIS HALL OF FAME CAREER TO BE A BIG PART OF PPB MOTORSPORTS 2019 SHOW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2019 Race Car & Trade Show Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA October 9, 2018 . . . NASCAR Hall of Famer Ray Evernham will be a big part of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2019 Trade and Race Car show, the 34th annual edition, taking place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA January 18-20, 2019. Evernham is best known for his…

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4TH ANNUAL JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 SET FOR DEC. 15 IN Du QUOIN

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4TH ANNUAL JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 SET FOR DEC. 15 IN Du QUOIN Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photo By: Neil Cavanaugh/USAC Du Quoin, Illinois (October 8, 2018).........The fourth running of the "Junior Knepper 55" returns to the USAC Midget calendar on Saturday, December 15 indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Though the special event carries no points toward the season championship, it has quickly become one of the most coveted races to win. Boasting large car counts and a star-studded field, the "Knepper 55" has already produced its share of memorable moments on the 1/6-mile dirt track…

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WABASH CLASH BRINGS USAC SPRINTS TO TERRE HAUTE FRIDAY FOR MIDWEST FINALE

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WABASH CLASH BRINGS USAC SPRINTS TO TERRE HAUTE FRIDAY FOR MIDWEST FINALE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Terre Haute, Indiana.........The Midwest season finale for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars can be a bittersweet symphony. So much good racing, yet so little time remains to witness it as the clock winds down on 2018. But, as it is with racing and stick and ball sports, when time runs short in a close battle, the pressure and intensity increase, which rises the crowd to its feet to see who's up to the challenge and who…

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HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY TO CLOSE OUT THUNDER SERIES AT GRANDVIEW THIS SATURDAY

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HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY TO CLOSE OUT THUNDER SERIES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 13 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 8, 2018) . . . . The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill finale will take place at the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night, October 13. A Spooktacular event returns to the "haunted hill" with the 21st running of the Modified Traffic Jam, a 40 lap feature event paying $5,000 to win, $1,000 for tenth-place and $500 to start the twenty-four car starting field for all who pre-enter. The Sportsman and…

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PREECE RETURNING TO MODIFIED ROOTS FOR THOMPSON WORLD SERIES

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RYAN PREECE RETURNING TO MODIFIED ROOTS FOR SUNOCO WORLD SERIES AT THOMPSON SPEEDWAY Story By: Kyle Souza/TSMP Photos By: Dick Ayers & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com THOMPSON, Conn. – Just one week after making the announcement of his life, Ryan Preece has committed to returning to his modified roots next weekend. Preece, a native of Berlin, Connecticut, will return to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to compete in the Sunoco World Series 150 for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. The race will come just days after he announced that he will compete full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driving for JTG…

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Lightning Strikes For Wight At Oswego

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Larry Wight on Top of the World at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – October 7, 2018 – Gypsum Racing driver Lightning Larry Wight pulled off a late-race pass on veteran driver Jimmy Phelps and held off the five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Stewart Friesen for the $50,000 pay day. Jimmy Phelps gambled on racing the entire Billy Whittaker Cars 200 without stopping for fuel or tires. Wight's lap 73 pit stop equipped him with fresh tires, which shot him to the top of the…

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BLEWETT WALL MOD CHAMP; MAURIELLO GRABS SATURDAY WIN

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BLEWETT WALL MOD CHAMP; MAURIELLO GRABS SATURDAY WIN Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Jimmy Blewett of Howell finished fourth in Saturday night's All American Auto Group Racing Series 40-lap main event for the Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified stock cars and that was more than enough for him to clinch his fourth Wall Stadium Speedway title. Eric Mauriello of Howell won the event, racing from the rear to the front of the field for the second Saturday night in a row. Brick's Dom Fattaruso was the early leader Derek Hopkinson…

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Pierce Banks $20,000 Pittsburgher Prize

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Pierce Banks $20,000 Pittsburgher Prize Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS IMPERIAL, PA (October 7, 2018) - Making his first career start in the Pittsburgher 100 at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway, Bobby Pierce roared to the lead on lap 91 and then pulled away for the $20,000 victory. Pierce started tenth on the grid and pitted on lap 44 for a fresh right rear tire before charging through the field and finally overtaking Owens in the final nine laps of the race - securing his fourth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Owens crossed the…

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Last-Lap Pass Puts Bachetti In Thunder Mountain Short Track SuperNationals Victory Lane

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Last-Lap Pass Puts Andy Bachetti In Thunder Mountain Short Track SuperNationals Victory Lane, Becomes 11th “Working Man’s Race” Winner Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – For the 11th consecutive edition, the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals produced a new winner. Sheffield, Mass., driver Andy Bachetti utilized a last-lap pass to put his name on the list of ‘Working Man’s Race’ champions Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway, annexing the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event in dramatic fashion. The SuperNationals was held at Thunder Mountain for the first time in its history with two days…

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Elliott Scores Redemption At The Monster Mile

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Chase Elliott grabs victory at Dover, advances in Monster Energy Cup Playoffs Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com DOVER, Del. – What looked like a Stewart-Haas Racing victory parade for much of Sunday afternoon ended in a wild overtime scramble, with Chase Elliott taking the checkered flag in the Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover International Speedway. On considerably older tires, Elliott pulled ahead cleared runner-up Denny Hamlin through Turns 1 and 2 after a restart on Lap 403 and powered his No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet across the finish line .265 second ahead of Hamlin’s Toyota. With the…

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Schuchart Dominant at Fulton for Second Win of Year

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Schuchart Dominant at Fulton for Second Win of Year Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – October 6, 2018 – Logan Schuchart dominated all 30 laps to win Saturday Night at Fulton Speedway as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invaded Super DIRT Week in New York. Sheldon Haudenschild charged late to second with Donny Schatz completing the podium. Kraig Kinser won the Sears Craftsman Dash, earning the pole for the 30-lap affair, in search of his first win of the season, alongside Schuchart. Schuchart's forgettable Qualifying laps put him 15th quick, forcing him…

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Batman Thaws Out Mr. Freeze At Oswego

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Batman Gambles and Wins $20,000 Story By: DIRTcar Racing Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – October, 6, 2018 - Batman Peter Britten took advantage of the new competition pit stop to win the Camping World 150 for the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds. Giving up his top 10 running position on track, Britten came down pit road on lap 100 to take fuel and a new right rear tire and then drove from position 22 to the lead to collect the $20,000 check. "This feeling is just awesome," Britten said. "We learned last year that you have to make sure your…

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Pop-up rain shower puts Kyle Busch on Dover pole

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Pop-up rain shower puts Kyle Busch on Dover pole Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DOVER, Del. – A sudden rain shower in the afternoon of an otherwise dry day soaked the concrete racing surface at Dover International Speedway and forced cancellation of Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying session. As a consequence, with the field set according to owner points, Kyle Busch will lead the 39 Cup drivers to the green flag in Sunday’s Gander Outdoors 400 at the Monster Mile, the opening race in the Round of 12 of the Playoffs. Kevin Harvick will start…

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The Top 30 Starters in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 are Set

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The Top 30 Starters in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 are Set Story By: DIRTcar Racing Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – October 5, 2018 – The Gander Outdoors Friday Night Lights Triple 30s brought the huge crowd to their feet with fantastic drives from winners Peter Britten, Danny Johnson, and Gary Lindberg. Graham Motorsports won two out of the three qualifiers making them the hot team of the weekend. NAPA Super DIRT Week surprise Gary Lindberg timed in the Top 6 and went on to win his 30-lap qualifier. Peter Britten is looking to redeem his last lap…

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First 15 Rows Set for Camping World 150

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First 15 Rows Set for Camping World 150 Story By Rob Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 5, 2018 — The DIRTcar 358 Modified teams battled for three $1,000 top prizes in the Gander Outdoors Friday Night Lights Triple 25s. In addition to the first-place cash, drivers were fighting for a starting spot in Saturday’s Camping World 150. Starting lineups for the 25 lap qualifiers were determined by the Time Trial results from earlier Friday afternoon. Triple 25 #1 Tim Fuller started on the pole and collected the checkered flag in the first 25-lap qualifier for the…

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Owens and Marlar Lead Pittsburgher 100 Field

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Owens and Marlar Lead Pittsburgher 100 Field Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS IMPERIAL, PA (October 5, 2018) - Jimmy Owens and Mike Marlar will make-up the front row for Saturday night's 30th Annual Pittsburgher 100 at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. Owens earned the pole starting spot for the $20,000 main event by easily winning heat race number one on Friday night. The three-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion sprinted to the lead at the start of the 10-lap heat race and was unchallenged the entire distance. The Miller Welders overall fast qualifier, Michael Norris finished…

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Top Six Big-Block Modifieds are Locked in on Fast Times

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Top Six Big-Block Modifieds are Locked in on Fast Times Story By: DIRTcar Racing Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 5, 2018 – The Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series took Hot Laps and Time-Trials today to lock in the Top 6 starting positions and found out what their cars have for the 5/8-mile Oswego Speedway. The Baldwinsville Bandit Jimmy Phelps took the Teo Pro Car Pole Award with a time of 21.233. Jimmy Phelps was happy to be at the top, but he and his team are in it for the long haul. "In practice we…

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Lightning Larry Picks Up Brewerton Win With Late Pass

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Wight Bookends Brewerton's Hurricane 100 Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. – Larry Wight picked up the victory in the Hurricane 100 358-Modified Series event at Brewerton Speedway as a part of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII. Wight took advantage of Steve Bernier's lap-98 miscue in turn two and drove on to win the 100-lap main event. A full field of 30 cars were led to the green flag by Wight and Michael Parent. Wight got the advantage on the outside and would go on to lead the first 35 laps. After a…

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Dave Marcuccilli Title Contender With Brewerton Win

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Dave Marcuccilli Title Contender With Brewerton Win Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Entering Brewerton Speedway's Hurricane 100 night of racing Dave Marcuccilli was 33 points behind Brad Rouse in the chase for the Mr. Dirt crown. With Marcuccilli winning his second series event in as many nights that gap might have been trimmed down just a bit more. Standing alongside his car in the pits the winner said, "These two wins definitely allowed me to close in a lot on Brad (Rouse). Now we'll just have to see how Oswego goes as we prepare for next weekend…

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THUNDER ON THE HILL HALLOWEEN PARTY

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  GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THUNDER ON THE HILL HALLOWEEN PARTY, PLANS TRICK OR TREATS AND, 21ST ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM TO OFFER $5,000 TO WIN, $1,000 FOR TENTH AND $500 TO TAKE THE GREEN SATURDAY, OCT 13 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 4, 2018) . . . . Trick or Treat, a Halloween Parade, Ghostly Ghouls and the MODS at the MADHOUSE make up a big night of Spooktacular racing on the “haunted hill” of Grandview Speedway Saturday night, October 13 for the finale of the 29th season of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder…

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Marcuccilli Masterful In Weedsport Dirt Week Opener

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Dave Marcuccilli Captures Weedsport Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Dave Marcuccilli entered Wednesday nights' 30-lap Mr. DiRTcar Sportsman Tour event facing a serious challenge, but shortly after the bell tolled midnight, the veteran driver was celebrating on Victory Hill after edging out Kevin Root and Andrew Smith. Marcuccilli said, "I really needed to make up points coming into tonight. It hurt me this year as I didn't follow the region." And with point leader Brad Rouse running the final 10 laps with a left front flat and finishing ninth Marcuccilli hoped it was enough to help. The…

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Rudolph Runs During Weedsport Dirt Week Kick Off

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Rudolph: In Charge at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – October 3, 2018 - Erick Rudolph scored his ninth career series victory in the NAPA Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party presented by Ferris St. Lawrence Radiology 358-Modified 100-lap main event at Weedsport Speedway Wednesday night. Tim Sears Jr. and Pat Ward rounded out the podium with strong finishes. With all the moisture put down in the last 48 hours, the track was fast and tricky as the cushion built up throughout the night. Pat Ward led the 31-car field to the green flag…

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The 2018 All Star season will conclude with #GYATKExtravaganza at Kokomo Speedway

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The 2018 All Star season will conclude with #GYATKExtravaganza at Kokomo Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (October 3, 2018) - The 2018 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 Driver Championship, as well as the 2018 All Star Owner Championship, will be decided at ‘Indiana’s Baddest Bullring’ - Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind., on Saturday, October 6. The ‘Get Your Ass To Kokomo Extravaganza’ (#GYATKExtravaganza), the second and final Hoosier State appearance for the traveling All Stars in 2018, will headline action at the northern Indiana quarter-mile on Saturday night,…

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