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Busy Spring At Accord Speedway; New York Truck Parts Inc. Signs On As Title ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ Sponsor For Tuesday, May 19 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Visit; Reset ‘Gobbler’ Approaching Tuesday, April 14

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ACCORD, NY – The effects have winter have begun to melt away in the serene hills of New York’s Ulster County. And that means only one thing: Accord Speedway will soon roar to life for a new year of auto racing. Entering its 15th year under the leadership of Gary and Donna Palmer, the pristine quarter-mile oval has its most ambitious spring schedule in history planned for the upcoming campaign, with a pair of high-profile special events set for the first two months of the season. On Tuesday, May 19 (rain date: May 20), the traveling Short Track Super Series (STSS)…

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The John Latwinas Agency of Farmers Insurance to Host a Racecar Show for the Second Year in a Row

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Sicklerville, NJ (March 17, 2015) – The John Latwinas Agency of Farmers Insurance of Sicklerville, NJ will host a racecar show for the second year in a row. The event will take place at their office located at 645 Berlin-Cross Keys Road, Suite 2 on Saturday, May 9 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.The racecar show featuring asphalt and dirt racecars from across the region will coincide with the agency’s first anniversary. “I am looking forward to hosting a racecar show again. In 2014, we had a good turnout of drivers and fans on a warm day. Hopefully, mother nature…

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Winged Sprints Arrive at Desoto Speedway This Saturday March 21

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COME OUT SATURDAY TO DESOTO SPEEDWAY IN BRADENTON for a fun and affordable night of excitement for the entire family. Full concessions with great food and pepsi products come early and visit the speedway bar for Happy Hour from 5:00 to 6:30   Front gates open Saturday at 4:30 racing starts at 7:00pm  We are located on SR 64 in Bradenton EXIT 220A OFF 75. GO TO DESOTOSPEEDWAY.NET FOR ALL THE DETAILS   Regular event Front gate prices Adult $15.00 Seniors $13.00 kids 10 and under FREE Pit pass…

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Aero Kit Testing Underway at Barber Motorsports Park

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The initial pre-season test for all 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series participants brought new excitement with the introduction of the Chevrolet and Honda bodywork aero kits. Twenty-three drivers eagerly tested March 16 on the 2.38-mile, 17-turn Barber Motorsports Park road course. "It's really a new era," Team Penske's Simon Pagenaud said before the first session. The two-day test is designed to prepare teams and drivers for the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 29 (3 p.m. ET, ABC), which will mark the competition debut of the road/street course and short oval aero components. While development…

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Nobile Leads Western HPDs to Las Vegas Saturday; Eastern HPDs Debut at Anderson Motor Speedway in S.C.

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USAC's Western and Eastern HPD Midgets compete this Saturday as the 2015 season continues on the West Coast and debuts on the East Coast. Dylan Nobile leads the Western contingent to Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway's Bullring, while Scott Hunter reigns as the defending Eastern champion entering the series opener at Anderson Motor Speedway in Williamston, S.C. Nobile won the Western opener at Lake Havasu City, Ariz. and followed with a third at Blythe, Calif. and enters the Las Vegas event with a 14-point lead over Annie Breidinger. The Eastern series will make its first appearance at Williamston since 2004…

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INDYCAR News and Notes – March 16, 2015

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  LEAF RACEWEAR TO PRESENT HARD LUCK AWARD FOR MAY MODIFIE D MADNESS SERIES New Egypt, NJ – Leaf Racewear has come aboard for the second annual May Modified Madness Series by presenting the Hard Luck Award during the May Modified Madness Finale presented by Liberty Toyota Scion and Amwell Auto Body on Saturday, May 30th at New Egypt Speedway. Leaf Racewear will be contributing $250 gift certificates to Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth in bracket standings, along with the driver who endures the hardest luck throughout the finale night on May 30th, towards any Elite Series Firesuit. The May Modified…

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HELP FIND TYLERS RACE CAR!

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STOLEN! Outlaw Kart, tools, helmet,  a 6x12 white cargo style trailer. The only markings on it were his #19 on the back door. ... Stolen from 7575 Westwinds Blvd., Concord, NC at some point over the weekend. The Concord PD is working on it, they have video from the area to review but for the time being please continue to be diligent and keep an eye out. We're hoping Tyler's car and trailer turns up somewhere quickly. If anyone in the Charlotte/Concord area knows anything please forward all info to cdolack@dirtcar.com    

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LEAF RACEWEAR TO PRESENT HARD LUCK AWARD FOR MAY MODIFIED MADNESS SERIES

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LEAF RACEWEAR TO PRESENT HARD LUCK AWARD FOR MAY MODIFIE D MADNESS SERIES New Egypt, NJ – Leaf Racewear has come aboard for the second annual May Modified Madness Series by presenting the Hard Luck Award during the May Modified Madness Finale presented by Liberty Toyota Scion and Amwell Auto Body on Saturday, May 30th at New Egypt Speedway. Leaf Racewear will be contributing $250 gift certificates to Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth in bracket standings, along with the driver who endures the hardest luck throughout the finale night on May 30th, towards any Elite Series Firesuit. The May Modified Madness…

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Kurt Busch: From Suspension To Redemption In One Week’s Time

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Kurt Busch: From Suspension To Redemption In One Week's Time - By: Pete MacDonald Exactly seven days ago from right now, Kurt Busch was still on an indefinite suspension by NASCAR and in their "road to recovery" program, due to the allegations of domestic abuse towards his now ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. Kurt would be reinstated for competition last Wednesday, but is on probation for the remainder of the season and will continue to participate in a treatment program where full compliance with any judicial requirements that are placed upon him. For the first time since joining Stewart-Haas Racing, Busch's nickname…

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KING OF THE WING, AUTO VALUE SPRINTS JOIN USAC “UMBRELLA” FOR 2015 CAMPAIGN

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KING OF THE WING, AUTO VALUE SPRINTS JOIN USAC "UMBRELLA" FOR 2015 CAMPAIGN     The 2015 USAC racing calendar has been augmented with the addition of the "King of the Wing" and Auto Value Bumper-to-Bumper Sprint Car series featuring winged pavement Sprint car racing across the nation.   A total of 20 races are planned, with 11 of them falling under both sanctions. The opening races areApril 10 and 11 in Florida and the closers are a trio of races November 20-22 in California. In between, events will occur in Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Idaho and Washington.   "We…

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Virginia Motor Speedway releases ticket pricing for April 11th Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth

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Jamaica, VA – The buzz surrounding the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth has prompted track owner Bill Sawyer to once again offer the fans an exceptional “Fan Friendly” ticket pricing package for the $20,000 to win, one-day show on Saturday April 11, 2015. This year’s event will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will also feature at $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model “National Bonus” event.   “I think it’s important that we look after the working man’s pocketbook, to make it affordable for him to be able to come to Virginia Motor Speedway for…

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INDYCAR Tests On-Board Track Positioning LED Display System at Barber

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - This week at Barber Motorsports Park, INDYCAR is testing new technology that will track each car's position on the racetrack and display it in real time via a LED display panel on each side of the chassis. The series is targeting the implementation of the track positioning system, which will also display when a driver triggers the push-to-pass feature, for early in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. "This project started over a year ago in concept and it really is about how we can get fans more engaged, allow them to see more of what's going…

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THE TREE MAN BECOMES THE LATEST MARKETING PARTNER FOR THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES AND ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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  THE TREE MAN BECOMES THE LATEST MARKETING PARTNER FOR THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES AND ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (March 16, 2015) – With the 2015 dirt racing season about to get underway in the Northeast, the array of marketing partners continues to grow for the Modified 811 Dig Safe Series and the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship at Bridgeport Speedway. The Tree Man, owned and operated by Fraser Lay, has become the latest marketing partner.  “I am very happy to participate in this…

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DIRTcar to Sanction Sportsman Modifieds at Can Am Motorsports Park

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DIRTcar to Sanction Sportsman Modifieds at Can Am Motorsports Park By Jo Ann Davies LAFARGEVILLE, N.Y. - March 16, 2015 - DIRTcar Sportsman racing will have an additional location on Friday nights in 2015 at Can Am Motorsports Park in LaFargeville, N.Y. "We're very pleased to announce the return of Can Am to the DIRTcar family," stated Northeast Director of Series and Sanctioning Mike Perrotte. "The location provides another opportunity for our Sportsman drivers to have a home track and be involved in our Series." Built in 1974, the big half-mile dirt speedway is currently owned by Rochester businessman and…

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Hanford March 28 Next for West Coast Sprints; Kaeding, Bernal, Share Tulare Honors

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Ryan Bernal of Hollister, Calif. will lead the USAC West Coast Sprint cars to Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds in Hanford, Calif. March 28, the next stop for the series.            Bernal emerged from a seven-point lead over Danny Faria Jr. after a pair of races last weekend at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. Bernal finished a disappointing 15th Friday but came back Saturday in his Tri-L Mandarin Ranch/Core Power ART/S & S to take Saturday night's 30-lap feature at the 3/8-mile dirt oval.   Bernal passed Richard Vander Weerd on lap 14 and led…

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NOBILE LEADS WESTERN HPDs TO LAS VEGAS SATURDAY; EASTERN HPDs DEBUT AT ANDERSON MOTOR SPEEDWAY IN S.C.

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USAC's Western and Eastern HPD Midgets compete this Saturday as the 2015 season continues on the West Coast and debuts on the East Coast. Dylan Nobile leads the Western contingent to Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway's Bullring, while Scott Hunter reigns as the defending Eastern champion entering the series opener at Anderson Motor Speedway in Williamston, S.C. Nobile won the Western opener at Lake Havasu City, Ariz. and followed with a third at Blythe, Calif. and enters the Las Vegas event with a 14-point lead over Annie Breidinger. The Eastern series will make its first appearance at Williamston since 2004…

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GARDNER SEEKS 3RD STRAIGHT TITLE AS WESTERN MIDGETS OPEN AT BAKERSFIELD SATURDAY

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GARDNER SEEKS 3RD STRAIGHT TITLE AS WESTERN MIDGETS OPEN AT BAKERSFIELD SATURDAY   Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway hosts the 2015 Honda USAC Western Midget Series opener Saturdaynight as defending two-time champion Ronnie Gardner seeks a third consecutive series title. Gardner hopes to be the first driver to claim a third consecutive championship since Sleepy Tripp achieved the feat in 1990-1991-1992. Trey Marcham, who finished second in last year's standings, has won the last two features at Bakersfield, taking both races in 2014. Gardner won one of the two races there in 2013. The race is the first of two for the…

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8th “COPPER ON DIRT” FOR CRA SPRINTS AT TUCSON FRI-SAT

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8th "COPPER ON DIRT" FOR CRA SPRINTS AT TUCSON FRI-SAT This week's 8th Annual "Copper on Dirt" showcases the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars on the exciting 3/8-mile dirt USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. The "Southwest Center of Speed" hosts the second and third rounds of the 2015 series, with races both Friday and Saturday nights. Up for grabs will be the point lead as the 2015 series gets into full swing. Richard Vander Weerd of Visalia, Calif. holds a six-point lead over five-time champion Mike Spencer as a result of his victory at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway March 7. The…

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Lebanon Valley Honors Champs by Handing Out Over $103k

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By Rodney Rescott West Lebanon, NY – The ½ mile dirt oval positioned along NYS Route 20 in upstate New York has been celebrating its racing heritage for over 60 years. Howard Commander’s legendary high banks at Lebanon Valley Speedway raised the bar once again for the 2014 season, handing out just over a total of $103,000 in Point Funds to the champions in each of its 7 divisions. But the lion share of the pot was handed out to the marque division, the Big Block Modifieds. This year’s take for the 2014 High Point Champion, Brett Hearn, his 9th…

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Travis Varnadore Wins Opening Night In The Late Models Paying $1,000 At East Bay Raceway Park

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GIBSONTON — At East Bay Raceway on Saturday night, feature winners on the 1/3-mile clay oval were Billy Holmes for the Limited Late Models, Jeremy Simpson for the V8 Warriors, Travis Varnadore in the Late Models, Tim Gay in the Q Auto & Injury Attorneys Street Stocks and Jeff Lacey in the Motorstats.com 4 Cylinder Bombers. In the 15-lap Limited Late Model Feature it was Billy Holmes picking up his very first win in a Limited Late Model. Rounding out the top three were Forrest Gough and Paul Gibbs. Ed Hill won the heat race early on. In the 15-lap…

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Penn Can to Begin New ERA with “Can Opener” on Friday, April 24th; Return of the “Spectacular” will Close Out the Point Season

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SUSQUEHANNA, PA…A new era will begin on Friday, April 24th at Penn Can Speedway. The “Can Opener” will lift the lid on the 2015 racing season under the direction of new Promoter Dan Harpell. One of the highlights of the season will be the return of “The Spectacular”, which will close out the regular point season on Friday, September 4th. It was announced in November that Harpell would be taking over as Promoter, following the successful tenure of Reed Miller and Al Wilcox. He plans to pick up where they left off and provide a seamless transition into the new…

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Wreck drops Earnhardt to last-place finish

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Wreck drops Earnhardt to last-place finish   By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service   AVONDALE, Ariz.—Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s streak of top-four finishes ended with a loud bang as his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet clobbered the Turn 2 wall 180 laps into Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.   Earnhardt’s misfortune was the result of a blown right rear tire, which supplier Goodyear later attributed to a melted bead, the edge of the tire that sits on the wheel, but Earnhardt thought he had worn out the right rear because his car was extremely…

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Kevin Harvick rides dominant No. 4 Chevrolet to fourth straight Phoenix win

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Kevin Harvick rides dominant No. 4 Chevrolet to fourth straight Phoenix win   March 15, 2015   By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service   AVONDALE, Ariz.—Yes, the best car won Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway — but one-man juggernaut Kevin Harvick had to hold off charging Jamie McMurray on the final restart with 12 laps left to notch his fourth straight victory at the one-mile track.   The box score will show that the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ led 224 of 312 laps, but McMurray took his best shot on the Lap 301 restart, driving hard…

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Patriot 360 Sprint Cars Set to Invade Penn Can Speedway June 12th 2015

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SUSQUEHANNA, PA…Penn Can Speedway has announced the return of 360 Sprint Car Racing to the Susquehanna oval for the first time since 2007.  The Patriot 360 Sprint Cars will invade the track for a big show on Friday, June 12th.  The show will cap off what is being billed as Penn Can Speedweek.    “We are excited to announce that The Patriot 360 Sprint Cars will visit Penn Can for the first time in eight years”, said new Promoter Dan Harpell.  “They are a great addition to an exciting 2015 schedule”.    This will be the fourth appearance at Penn…

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Wet Conditions Following Winter Storms Force Cancellation Of Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway’s March 20 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event

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Decision On Status Of March 21 WoO LMS Event At I-30 Speedway To Be Announced Soon   CALVERT CITY, Ky. - March 15, 2015 - The strong storms that brought record amounts of snow to Kentucky and surrounding states this winter have claimed Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway's Bluegrass Nationals. Track and series officials have announced the World of Outlaws Late Model Series event scheduled for Fri., March 20 has been cancelled due to extremely wet conditions at the track following the region's latest round of winter weather. Large accumulations of snow that have slowly thawed have prevented and continue to…

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GREG HODNETT SCORES LINCOLN SPEEDWAY ICEBREAKER 30 SEASON OPENER

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GREG HODNETT SCORES LINCOLN SPEEDWAY ICEBREAKER 30 SEASON OPENER ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 3/15/2015 – After being forced to cancel its first three scheduled races of the 2015 racing season due to snow and cold weather, Lincoln Speedway officially kicked off the racing season Sunday afternoon, March 15th, with Greg Hodnett surviving a marathon Icebreaker 30 feature event to add his name to opening day winners at the Pigeon Hills oval.   Using the Sunday rain date after a Saturday rainout, a large crowd of fans came out to watch the 410 Sprinters in action as Hodnett missed several early crashes and…

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KYLE HARDY POSTS DIRT CAPITOL’S GRAND OPENING $3,000 LATE MODEL SPECIAL

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KYLE HARDY POSTS DIRT CAPITOL’S GRAND OPENING $3,000 LATE MODEL SPECIAL HAGERSTOWN, MD. – Following a one week delay due to inferior weather conditions, Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol LLC was off and running with the Opening Day Special as was Kyle Hardy who grabbed the lead from Jamie Lathroum following a second lap restart and went on to score the 30-lap Late Model feature worth $3,000. The win didn’t come without controversy as contact was made with Walker Arthur on the final lap who did return the bump following the feature and was scored last. “I don’t really like running people…

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Goodale Earns First Victory At Caraway; Wins Whelen Southern Modified Tour Opener

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SOPHIA, N.C. – Eric Goodale started his season off hot, winning the season opening Spring Classic 150 at Caraway Speedway on Sunday. The 29-year-old Riverhead, New York, driver became the second NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour driver to win the season-opening NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour race. Goodale was able to pass Jason Myers on Lap 124 on a restart and led the final 26 laps to earn his first career win on the southern tour. He started eighth in his No. 58 GAF Roofing/Supreme Skylights Chevrolet. Myers held on for second. Prior to Goodale's win, Whelen Modified Tour regular Ted Christopher…

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Bridgeport Speedway Plans To Cancel March 21st Practice; But Still Plans For An Eventful Day

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Bridgeport, NJ – With the harsh winter weather that continually plagued the Northeast this past winter, in addition to today’s all-day rain, Bridgeport Speedway had no other choice but to postpone the March 21 open practice slated for next Saturday afternoon.  “We had been thawing and drying out pretty good this past week but, todays all-day rain set the progress back that we made this past week,” explained track owner Brian Ramey.  “We also felt it was the right thing to do, in giving the race teams the heads up so they aren’t putting any unneeded pressure on making our practice.” The originally scheduled practice for Friday, March 27 will now serve as the first ‘on-track’…

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Joey Logano is class of the field in XFINITY win at Phoenix

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Joey Logano is class of the field in XFINITY win at Phoenix   March 14, 2014   By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service   AVONDALE, Ariz.—Joey Logano summed up his dominating victory in one word.   “Finally!” Logano exclaimed after taking the checkered flag in Saturday’s Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.   Logano had reason to be frustrated. He had finished second in his last four XFINITY Series starts, the last three after winning the pole. And the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford hadn’t been to Victory Lane in…

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Neri survives carnage for Late Model win at Desoto

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  Neri survives carnage for Late Model win at Desoto Provided by Desoto Speedway On a night that saw a lot of bent sheet metal, flaring tempers - and even flying fists between a pair of longtime rivals - it was Nick Neri who found himself holding the trophy after Saturday night's Turner Tree and Landscape with Sunoco Southern Racing Fuels 50-lap Super Late Model feature at Desoto Speedway Joe Boyd grabbed the lead from polesitter Michael Atwell at the drop of the green flag. As Boyd and Atwell ran nose-to-tail around the three-eighths mile oval for the first 25…

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USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: March 14, 2015 – Tulare, California – Thunderbowl Raceway

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USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: March 14, 2015 - Tulare, California - Thunderbowl Raceway   FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Danny Faria Jr. (#17V Bowman), 2. Jace Vander Weerd (#88 Vander Weerd), 3. Ryan Bernal (#56 Phulps), 4. Colby Copeland (#74 Williams), 5. Ryan Timmons (#29T Timmons), 6. Shannon McQueen (#87 Van Meter), 7. Chris Ennis (#86 Ennis), 8. Jonathan Logan (#32 Evett/Logan). NT   SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Richard Vander Weerd (#10 Vander Weerd), 2. D.J. Johnson (#33 Johnson), 3. Jim Richardson (#8 Richardson), 4. Tristan Guardino (#81 Watt), 5. Kevin Barnes (#36B Barnes), 6. Matt…

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Rico Abreu Scores Decisive Win Over Outlaws at Thunderbowl Raceway

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Becomes the eighth different winner in eight races - the most to start a season since 1995 TULARE, Calif. - March 14, 2015 - With his decisive win Saturday night at Thunderbowl Raceway, Rico Abreu became the eighth different World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series winner in eight races so far this season - the first time since 1995 that has happened. "Everything played out well tonight," Abreu said in victory lane. "I got a good start in the dash and then just made every lap count in that feature." After a fifth place run Friday night at Thunderbowl, Abreu…

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USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: March 13, 2015 – Tulare, California – Thunderbowl Raceway

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  USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: March 13, 2015 - Tulare, California - Thunderbowl Raceway   QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Ryan Bernal, 56, Phulps-15.133; 2. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett-15.454; 3. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-15.466, 4. Danny Faria Jr., 17V, Bowman-15.682; 5. Bud Kaeding, 29, Bowman-15.699; 6. Chris Ennis, 86, Ennis-15.718; 7. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-15.764; 8. Landon Hurst, 179, Hurst-15.772; 9. Trey Marcham, 73, Ford-15.783; 10. Colby Copeland, 74, Williams-15.878; 11. D.J. Johnson, 33, Johnson-15.978; 12. Tristan Guardino, 81, Watt-16.328; 13. Jeff Sibley, 42N, Sibley-16.385; 14. Shannon McQueen, 87, Van Meter-16.423; 15. Tye Mihocko, 5, Mihocko-16.435;…

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Tim Kaeding Wins Wild Friday the 13th Feature at Thunderbowl Raceway

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More 3 of 221 Web Clip CNN.com Recently Published/Updated - Egypt unveils plan to build new capital - 5 hours ago Tim Kaeding Wins Wild Friday the 13th Feature at Thunderbowl Raceway Inbox x World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR via worldracinggroup.ccsend.com  4:59 AM (5 hours ago) to me Contact: Aaron Fiedler World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR 704-795-7223 | afiedler@dirtcar.com   Tim Kaeding Wins Wild Friday the 13th Feature at Thunderbowl Raceway Becomes the seventh different winner in seven World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series features TULARE, Calif. - March 13, 2015 - It was fitting Friday night's…

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AMWELL AUTO BODY SIGNS ON TO SPONSOR “THE SLIDEWAYS SIX” ROUND OF MAY MODIFIED MADNESS; POINT FUND NOW AT $1000

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AMWELL AUTO BODY SIGNS ON TO SPONSOR "THE SLIDEWAYS SIX" ROUND OF MAY MODIFIED MADNESS; POINT FUND NOW AT $1000 New Egypt, NJ – Amwell Auto Body of Hillsborough, NJ has returned to the May Modified Madness fold for 2015 becoming the presenting sponsor of the "Slideways Six" round on May 23rd. Amwell Auto Body has contributed $500 toward the point fund of the May Modified Madness Series this year, assuring that second and third will receive $300 and $200 in addition to the $500 for the winner. "This is great that Mike (Krachun) wants to give back to the…

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Whelen Modified Anniversary Logo Unveiled

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Whelen Modified Anniversary Logo Unveiled;New Official Mark Will Commemorate 30th Anniversary In 2015 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR formally unveiled today a commemorative 30th anniversary season logo for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. The new logo will become the official mark of the tour for the 2015 season. The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour 30th anniversary logo will be used in all facets related to the tour in 2015. The specially-designed logo consists of the tour’s unique base design with the famed modified car with the addition of a footer block that reads "30th Anniversary." NASCAR began sanctioning races in 1948…

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INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – March 13, 2015

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Verizon IndyCar Series Headlines: In-your-face introduction: Aero kit test at Barber Bowers & Wilkins moves to primary sponsor She's back: De Silvestro will open with Andretti Pro sports stars help kick off St. Pete opener Mann named Captain for Central Indiana Race for the Cure Of note Team '15 season preview: Focus on points, pointers Associate sponsor announced for Filippi at St. Pete Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana brings on DHL for inaugural race Scott Andersen partners with Hell & Knarr for 2015 Comerica Bank Free Prix Day returns 1. In-your-face introduction: Aero kit test at Barber: Chevrolet and Honda…

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URC IS LOOKING FOR PAST CARS, DRIVERS, OWNERS, OFFICIALS AND FANS!

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URC IS LOOKING FOR PAST CARS, DRIVERS, OWNERS, OFFICIALS AND FANS! The United Racing Club and Bridgeport Speedway are trying to make the return of URC as a Club to the big 5/8ths for the first time since 2005 a really special event. Some what of a Club reunion! Before racing takes place at Bridgeport Speedway on Sunday April 12 we will be having a racing get together called Fan Fest. Fan Fest will be held at the Pavilion behind the main grandstands. Already booked for the party is the band Whiskey Grin. Along with Race Cars and Drivers, there…

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Bridgeport Speedway Adds Fourth Rookie to the Ranks

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Bridgeport Speedway Adds Fourth Rookie to the Ranks   Bridgeport, NJ – The D.A.’s Auto Body 2015 Rookie Class just became one more stronger as this year’s racing season is quickly approaching.  J.R. Burritt has become the fourth official rookie to register with the track this off-season.  Burritt hails from nearby Alloway, NJ in Salem County, NJ.  Burritt actually got a little seat time last November during the Wild Card Weekend as he strapped himself into his ’06 Teao, 602 Crate/Sportsman. J.R. is a life-long fan of Bridgeport Speedway and got hooked when he came to watch a Demo Derby over 20…

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Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints at Motorsports Expo this Weekend

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SYRACUSE, NY –  The 29th Annual Motorsports Expo Exposition and Trade Show will be held this weekend at the New York State Fairgrounds in the Center of Progress Building.  The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) are proud to be on of the very few organizations that has been at each and every show held which is on Saturday and Sunday. The Expo annually kicks off the racing season in upstate New York and ESS will once again have a large booth display with seven winged sprint cars ready to showcase their colors for the 2015 ESS Tour.  As an…

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Days Inn And Comfort Suites The Official Hotels Of The Brewerton Speedway

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Days Inn And Comfort Suites The Official Hotels Of The Brewerton Speedway   Brewerton, NY – March 9, 2015 (By Dave Medler) – In a joint announcement with Sun Hotels Management Company, the Brewerton Speedway is proud to announce that the Days Inn and Comfort Suites return as the official hotels of the Brewerton Speedway. The newly renovated Days Inn is located right off Route 81 (Exit 31) at 5552 Bartel Road. Find everything you need for a refreshing stay at their pet-friendly Brewerton hotel, including free Wi-Fi Internet access and microwaves upon request. Wake up with an invigorating workout…

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URC WELCOMES GLENN FITZCHARLES JR. AS RACE DIRECTOR FOR IT’S 68TH SEASON

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URC WELCOMES GLENN FITZCHARLES JR. AS RACE DIRECTOR FOR IT’S 68TH SEASON When URC starts it’s 68th season on April 12 at Bridgeport Speedway they will be welcoming back a familiar name and face to the Club. Glenn Fitzcharles Jr. will be taking on the Race Director duties in 2015. Glenn is the son of URC’s leading feature winner and five time URC Champion Glenn Fitzcharles. Racing with URC has been a big part of Glenn’s life. He’s been a mechanic, an official and now we welcome him back to URC as Race Director. Joining Glenn as 2015 URC officials…

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Brandon Overton Announces Plans To Follow World Of Outlaws Late Model Series, Joins Impressive 2015 Rookie Class

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Brandon Overton Announces Plans To Follow World Of Outlaws Late Model Series, Joins Impressive 2015 Rookie Class   Up-And-Coming Georgia Driver Hopes Strong February Performances Lead To Successful First National Touring Season CONCORD, N.C. - March 13, 2015 - Brandon Overton didn't get enough of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series when the national tour visited his home region in February so he's making plans to join the series on the road. The 23-year-old standout from Appleton, Ga., has officially entered this year's WoO LMS Rookie of the Year chase and will be eligible for the $10,000 prize awarded…

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New SpeedSTR Alliance – Weaver & Iulg Set To Compete At Kutztown’s Action Track USA

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Kutztown, PA -  "It's kind of neat that three old Modified guys have come together to form this team."   That's how Tim Iulg, the youngest member of a new SpeedSTR alliance, described the joint venture between Wayne Weaver, Richie Pratt Sr., and Gary Iulg.   Tim, the Bridgeton, NJ 600cc Sprint veteran, will be the pilot of Pratt's No. 28 as he makes his USAC Championship SpeedSTR debut at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA when the clay oval on the Kutztown Fairgrounds opens for business on Wednesday, May 13.   Weaver, a staunch supporter of the Tobias built SpeedSTR's…

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STEWART COMPLETES PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS

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STEWART COMPLETES PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS DON GRABEY HIRED AS SERIES DIRECTOR; POINTS SEASON STARTS MARCH 28 AT ATOMIC SPEEDWAY   INDIANAPOLIS (March 12, 2015) - Tony Stewart is officially the new owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions. The agreement closed early this afternoon. In addition, veteran race official Don Grabey was hired as Series Director. "First off, I'm ecstatic that we got the paperwork signed and we own the All Star Circuit of Champions," Stewart said. "Further, I'm excited to have Don join the team. He is a great addition and will have…

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Jeremy Lavoie Moving Up to Limited Late Models at Stafford Speedway

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---After taking a year away from racing, Windsor Locks native Jeremy Lavoie is ready to get back in the saddle at Stafford Speedway.  Lavoie got started in the DARE Stock division 2012 and in 2013 he won 4 races and challenged for the championship.  The 2015 season will see Lavoie move up to the Limited Late Model division and challenge for R.A.D. Automachine / T/A Engines Rookie of the Year honors. “I’m excited to get back in the car,” said Lavoie.  “I’m a little nervous, but I’m sure that will all go away once I get strapped in. …

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Veteran Jeff Baral Looking for Win in Return to SK Modified® Competition at Stafford Motor Speedway

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---When a driver makes a return to racing after taking some time away, the driver can either pick back up where they left off, or they can experience some growing pains.  For Plantsville native Jeff Baral, he is hoping for the former.  Baral will make his return to the SK Modified® division after sitting out the 2012, 2013, and 2014 seasons and he is looking to put his familiar #18 back in NAPA Victory Lane. “I’ve always wanted to be racing but I have two little daughters that I was trying to spend time with,” said Baral.  “They’re…

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Anthony Ryan, Jr. Ready to Join the SPAFCO SK Modified® Rookie Class at Stafford Speedway

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---After finishing fourth in points during his first full season of Late Model competition at Waterford in 2014, Ridgefield native Anthony Ryan, Jr. will join the 2015 SPAFCO SK Modified® rookie class at Stafford Speedway.  Ryan comes to Stafford with an extensive background in karting and the Allison Legacy Series along with his Late Model experience. “I started racing at 5 years old driving go karts,” said Ryan.  “I won 2 WKA national championships in 2004 and then ran some Micro Sprints before moving up to Allison Legacy Series.  I then ran a part-time schedule until last season…

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Analyzing The NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler at Stafford Speedway

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Speedway’s NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler is the longest continuously running race on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule.  The race was first run in 1972 and it has served as the kick-off race for each season of racing at the Connecticut half-mile since then.  With the race heading towards its 44thannual edition on April 24-26, here is a look at some stats and figures for not only the race itself, but for active modified drivers that will or could possibly be part of the starting grid on Sunday, April 26th. In the race’s 43 year history,…

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