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This Weekend’s Kokomo Midget “Grand Prix” Kicks Off 2015 USAC Nationals Midget Season

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Rico Abreu captivated race fans and participants alike with his 2014 Honda USAC National Midget championship. He swept last year's "Kokomo Midget Grand Prix" at the Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway. This year's series openers at the Kokomo oval unfoldthis Friday and Saturday. The 18-slate National campaign kicks off with what promises to be a spectacular two-night program of races at one of America's premier short-track dirt ovals. Bryan Clauson also scored a 2014 Midget win at Kokomo and this year's competition is again expected to start an extremely competitive title chase. Kokomo's rich USAC Midget history spans 76 races dating back…

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Sprints Eye Bloomington Haubstadt April 17-18; Jarrett Gets #1 at Lawrenceburg

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Upcoming AMSOIL USAC National Sprint races are next on the calendar the weekend of April 17 and 18. Chase Stockon continues as the point leader entering the April 17 race at the Bloomington (Ind.) Speedway and the April 18 "Spring Showdown" at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind. Logan Jarrett of Kokomo, Ind. became the first brand-new series winner in 17 months by winning Saturday night's 30-lap race at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway. The win came in only his 19th career start and it marked his first "top-five" finish! Jarrett, piloting the J & J Trucking/Doak Trucking DRC/Claxton, led all 30 laps…

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Pavement Sprints Open at Pensacola & Mobile this Weekend

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The opening races in the 2015 King of the Wing and Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Sprint Car Series unfold this weekend in the southeast and both races also count toward this year's regional Southern Sprint championship.Races are scheduled Friday at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. andSaturday at Mobile International Speedway in Irvington, Ala.JoJo Helberg and Jason Blonde earned championships in 2014; Helberg took the King of the Wing title and Blonde the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper championship. Friday's race will be the first on pavement for USAC Sprint cars in the Sunshine State since Dave Steele's victory…

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Sprint Eye Bloomington, Haubstadt April 17-18; Jarrett gets #1 Lawrenceburg

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Upcoming AMSOIL USAC National Sprint races are next on the calendar the weekend of April 17 and 18.   Chase Stockon continues as the point leader entering the April 17 race at the Bloomington (Ind.) Speedway and the April 18 "Spring Showdown" at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind.   Logan Jarrett of Kokomo, Ind. became the first brand-new series winner in 17 months by winningSaturday night's 30-lap race at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway. The win came in only his 19th career start and it marked his first "top-five" finish!   Jarrett, piloting the J & J Trucking/Doak Trucking DRC/Claxton, led all…

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Pavements Sprints Open at Pensacola & Mobile

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The opening races in the 2015 King of the Wing and Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Sprint Car Series unfold this weekend in the southeast and both races also count toward this year's regional Southern Sprint championship.   Races are scheduled Friday at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. and Saturday at Mobile International Speedway in Irvington, Ala.   JoJo Helberg and Jason Blonde earned championships in 2014; Helberg took the King of the Wing title and Blonde the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper championship.   Friday's race will be the first on pavement for USAC Sprint cars in the…

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Gales Auto Aftermarket Returns Bomber Division Title Sponsor

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Ohsweken, Ontario - Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce the return of Gale’s Auto Aftermarket as title sponsor of the Bomber division for the 2015 season. Gale’s Auto Aftermarket will also return as the presenting sponsor of Brock Leonard Memorial night at Ohsweken on Friday, July 17 featuring the Brock Leonard Memorial 50 for the Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stock division. All your automobile parts and supply needs can be met at Gale’s Auto Aftermarket, located on RR 6 near Hagersville, Ontario, just 15 miles from Ohsweken Speedway. Gale’s Auto Aftermarket has been a proud supporter of local…

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HPDs Head for Madera’s “Vukovich Classic; “Lundstorm Takes Ace & Hickory Features

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The "Vukovich Classic" this Saturday at Madera (Calif.) Speedway includes USAC's HPD Western Midgets and Dylan Nobile enters the race with a 39-point lead over Toni Breidinger. Toni's sister, Annie, stands third in the points, just seven behind her sister. Matt Lundstrom of Concord, N.C. is sixth in the USAC Eastern HPD Midget points after sweeping a pair of 35-lappers last weekend in the Tarheel State. He wonFriday at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw and Saturday at Hickory Motor Speedway. Lundstrom grabbed the lead on lap 30 at Altamahaw after Chris Lamb suffered a flat tire. Calvin Carroll, Carson Hocevar, Jessica…

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Southwest Sprints to Yuma, West Coast to Santa Maria; Bakersfield Makes Bernal 3-for-3!

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USAC's West Coast and Southwest Sprint cars compete this Saturday as Ryan Bernal and Stevie Sussex continue their pursuit of 2015 championships. Bernal has a 23-point lead over Danny Faria Jr. in the West Coast series, which visits Santa Maria (Calif.) Raceway Saturday. Sussex holds a 27-point lead over defending Southwest champ R.J. Johnson entering Saturday's race at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma. USAC West Coast Sprint Car point leader Bernal of Hollister, Calif. recorded his third consecutive feature win Saturday night at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway. Wheeling the Mike Phulps machine, he passed Faria on lap seven and led the rest of…

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Kokomo Midget “Grand Prix” this Weekend

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Rico Abreu captivated race fans and participants alike with his 2014 Honda USAC National Midget championship. He swept last year's "Kokomo Midget Grand Prix" at the Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway. This year's series openers at the Kokomo oval unfold this Friday and Saturday. The 18-slate National campaign kicks off with what promises to be a spectacular two-night program of races at one of America's premier short-track dirt ovals. Bryan Clauson also scored a 2014 Midget win at Kokomo and this year's competition is again expected to start an extremely competitive title chase. Kokomo's rich USAC Midget history spans 76 races dating…

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HPDs Head for Madera’s “Vukovich Classic;” Lundstorm Takes Ace & Hickory Features

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The "Vukovich Classic" this Saturday at Madera (Calif.) Speedway includes USAC's HPD Western Midgets and Dylan Nobile enters the race with a 39-point lead over Toni Breidinger. Toni's sister, Annie, stands third in the points, just seven behind her sister.   Matt Lundstrom of Concord, N.C. is sixth in the USAC Eastern HPD Midget points after sweeping a pair of 35-lappers last weekend in the Tarheel State. He won Friday at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw and Saturday at Hickory Motor Speedway.   Lundstrom grabbed the lead on lap 30 at Altamahaw after Chris Lamb suffered a flat tire. Calvin Carroll, Carson…

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Bridgeport Speedway Doug Hoffman Memorial Notebook

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Bridgeport Speedway Doug Hoffman Memorial Notebook - By: Pete MacDonald   I made a last second decision to attend Bridgeport Speedway's Doug Hoffman Memorial on Easter Sunday, I figured while both dirt tracks in New Jersey are running on Saturday and Sunday might as well support them. 26 Modifieds, 17 Sportsman, and 10 Street Stocks were in the pit area on a gorgeous Easter Sunday afternoon. I really thought with it being a Race of Champions event more modifieds would have showed up but after all it was Easter. Jimmy Horton was seen walking around the pit area without a…

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Ryan Godown Wins Hoffman Memorial At Bridgeport To Open RoC Dirt Season

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Ryan Godown Wins Hoffman Memorial At Bridgeport To Open RoC Dirt Season BRIDGEPORT, NJ- April 6, 2015- The Ringoes Rocket Ryan Godown started off his 2015 racing with a bang as he won his second feature in as many days. On Easter Sunday at the Bridgeport Speedway Godown driving Bill Hewlett’s owned 901 Modified had some lady luck on his side during the 44 lap feature. During the entire feature the motor was popping but that didn’t hamper his effort in his run to the front and he inherited the lead with 12 laps to go when leader Stewart Friesen…

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Hull, Hogan pick up wins in 34 Raceway Season Opener

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Hull, Hogan pick up wins in 34 Raceway Season Opener BURLINGTON, IA  (4-4-15) – The green flag flew for the 50th year of 34 Raceway Saturday night with the Shottenkirk.com Sprint Invaders and IMCA Modified Frostbuster. Jerrod Hull, Sikeston, Missouri picked up the win in the  Sprint Invader series’ first race of the year. Scott Hogan, Vinton, took the win in the IMCA Modifieds. Mike Morrill, Pleasant Hill,  won the Mod Lite feature  and Austen Becerra, Carthage, Il., got the win in the 4 cylinder feature. Coming up this week is a big event with the inaugural National Sprint League…

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New Egypt Speedway Opening Night Notebook

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New Egypt Speedway Opening Night Notebook By: Pete MacDonald 32- 358 Modifieds, 26 Crate Modifieds, 10 Street Stocks, and 6 Rookie Sportsman filled the pits on Saturday. Tommy Farrell took a wild spill going end over end in turn one, on lap one of the Modified feature. He would be able walk to the ambulance. Delaware invader Brad Trice didn't look too bad in only his second ever NES start. He redrew the outside pole and remained in the top five until a late race skirmish relegated him to a ninth place finish. Speaking of Trice, it was nice to…

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Penn Can Speedway Gearing Up for First of Two Practices

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SUSQUEHANNA, PA…Penn Can Speedway will open the 2015 racing season with two practice sessions leading up to the April 24th “Can Opener”.  Practice will be held this Friday, April 10th at 6:00 p.m., with the second session slated for Friday, April 17th. The extra harsh winter has been a challenge for all of the tracks in the northeast and Penn Can is no exception.  The track crew has been working to get the track ready for this Friday’s practice.  Just a couple of weeks ago there was as much as five feet of snow drifted against the walls on both…

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Knaub Victorious at SSP’s Opening Night on Saturday

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Newberrytown, PA (April 4, 2015) – The Susquehanna Speedway Park opened up on Saturday night for the 61st season with four exciting divisions on a cool and windy night.  Dover’s Gene Knaub took the victory in the Bernheisel Race Components Late Model 25 lapper on opening night.  Loysville’s Jim Plam Jr. took the win by leading the final ten laps of the Street Stock 20 lapper.  Frankie Herr of Carlisle took the win in the 25-lap Super Sportsman tour race.  Chad Earnst from East Berlin won the Legends Cars 20-lap feature event.   Justin Ehrhart started on the pole position…

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ATQMRA Welcomes 600 Micro Sprints to the Fold

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The ATQMRA is opening the door for teams with 600 micro sprints to come race with the TQ midgets. After many years of flirting with bringing the 600s around to race with the ATQMRA it was made official at the Wednesday March 25th spring meeting to allow 600s to compete. The closure of Borgers Speedway for the 2015 season left many teams with pavement style 600s without a place to race their cars. The ATQMRA decided to provide a place for them to continue racing on pavement under a common sense rules package.   After years of racing head to…

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2015 Season Is Underway For Dan Green and the Hot Rod Processing #46!

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Bechtelsville, PA – The 53rd year of Stock Car Racing started at the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA on April 4th and it was a bumpy ride for Dan Green in the #46 NASCAR BRC Dirt Late Model. First time out with the 2015 LAZER X Chassis was in warm-ups and the car was fast right out of the box! Dan started 2nd in the first heat race of the night and after a couple tries at getting started he was able to move into the second spot at the drop of the green…

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Successful Practice Night Attended By 99 Race Teams; Clyde Martin’s 58th Season Opener Set For This Saturday, April 11

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Newmanstown, PA -  A total of 99 race teams took advantage of last Saturday's pre-season Practice Night at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway - along with seven ARDC Midgets - in anticipation of this week's Spring Has Sprung Season Opener presented by Shred Racing Products.   Micro-Sprints representing all five of the Clyde's weekly divisions - 600cc, 270cc, 125cc, Sportsman, and 250cc Four-Stroke - took part in the nearly four-hour long hot lap sessions. Many observers commented on the large number of cars that looked very fast on the re-graded, progressively banked oval, as well as the incredible amount of…

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Wet, Unsettled Forecast Forces Postponement Of ‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway To Saturday, April 11; Entire Program Plus Street Stocks Moved; Season Pass Holders Compensated; Short Track Super Series Points Concession Announced

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1 of 226   WET WEATHER FORCES THE POSTPONEMENT OF ORANGE COUNTY 'HARD CLAY OPEN' UNTIL APRIL 11 (4-5-15) Inbox x Brett Deyo <bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com> 10:15 AM (1 hour ago) Wet, Unsettled Forecast Forces Postponement Of ‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway To Saturday, April 11; Entire Program Plus Street Stocks Moved; Season Pass Holders Compensated; Short Track Super Series Points Concession Announced MIDDLETOWN, NY – A wet, unsettled forecast has prompted the postponement of the ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway. The second annual event, sponsored by Halmar International, United Pump & Tank and East Coast…

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HOWARD, PFEIL AND KRESSLEY OPENING NIGHT NASCAR FEATURE WINNERS AT GRANDVIEW

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HOWARD, PFEIL AND KRESSLEY OPENING NIGHT NASCAR FEATURE WINNERS AT GRANDVIEW BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 5, 2015 . . . Former NASCAR 358 Modified track champion Duane Howard started from sixth-place in the 30-lap feature event, advanced to the number one position by lap 13 and went on to register his seventh career Opening Night feature triumph, most ever at the third-mile high-banked clay Grandview Speedway, and push Oley, PA racer’s career win total to 65 on a windy and very chilly night, as the raceway celebrated 53 consecutive years of racing. Wayne Pfeil of Mohnton, PA started outside the front…

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Moff takes second straight win at Desoto

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Doug Moff's red hot start to the 2015 season continued last weekend with his second consecutive J.D. Byrider 50-lap feature event win at Desoto Speedway on Saturday night. Moff and Travis Roland spent the first seven laps running side-by-side for the lead, with Roland finally clearing Moff for the top spot at the end of the eighth lap. Roland would lead a five-car freight train of Moff, Hoelzle, Nick Hernandez and Cameron Ray around the three-eighths mile oval for the next several laps. Moff retook the lead with an outside pass of Roland coming out of turn four on lap…

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Ryan Smith opens UNOH All Star point season with Attica win

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Ryan Smith opens UNOH All Star point season with Attica win  By Brian Liskai ATTICA, Ohio (Saturday, April 4, 2015) - Ryan Smith of Kunkletown, Pennsylvania set out to experience different tracks in 2015. Well it paid off in a big way Saturday as the "Kunkletown Kid" led all 40 laps to record his first University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions victory during the 24th Annual HD Supply/Construction Equipment and Supply Spring Nationals at Attica Raceway Park. The win not only opened the season for Attica but was also the first point race for Tony Stewart's new…

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JARRETT LOGS FIRST USAC WIN IN LAWRENCEBURG UPSET

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana...Youth prevailed on Saturday night at Lawrenceburg Speedway as Kokomo, Indiana's Logan Jarrett led all 30 laps to score a big AMSOIL National Sprint Car upset! The 20-year old survived a trio of late-race cautions after racing out to a huge lead over the first twenty laps, winning by 2.173-seconds in the J&J Trucking - Doak Trucking #29 DRC/Claxton. "Man, I've never felt anything like it. I've grown up at sprint car races and watched my dad race and kept getting better and better - it's just an incredible feeling to win a USAC race. I knew I had…

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Modifieds racing for $5000-to-win in Mahoning Valley Speedway season opener

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Modifieds racing for $5000-to-win in Mahoning Valley Speedway season opener   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 4-4-15) Mahoning Valley Speedway completed an eventful final Test and Tune day on Saturday which saw nonstop activity with a variety of race cars getting in as many laps as possible in anticipation of the 2015 Opening Night slated for April 11 with a 6:00 pm start time. And, if the three Test and Tune days are an indication of what is to come, fans of the Floyd Santee promoted paved quarter mile oval are in for a spectacular season lid-lifter as each of the six divisions…

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At A Glance: Placerville Speedway and Paul McMahan’s First Win

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15 of 241 At A Glance: Placerville Speedway and Paul McMahan's First Win Inbox x Spam x World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR via worldracinggroup.ccsend.com Unsubscribe 8:22 PM (14 hours ago) At A Glance: Placerville Speedway and Paul McMahan’s First Win The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to Placerville Speedway after a 23 year absence CONCORD, N.C. - April 4, 2015 - It has been more than 20 years since the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series last took on the high-banked, quarter-mile Placerville (Calif.) Speedway. The opportunity to bring the series back after all that time came at…

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Snap-On Tools Back Wall Stadium Sportsman Series for 2015

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WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Snap-on tools, famous for quality and innovative tools used by professional mechanics, will sponsor the Sportsman stock car division at Wall Stadium Speedway this season starting with the April 25 season opener and continuing through the entire campaign. Snap-on regional manager Ron Booth and speedway office administrator Diane Krause made the announcement recently.   “Ron has been involved with the sport for a long time and Snap-on is famous for their quality tools used by mechanics everywhere,” Krause said. “That makes this sponsorship a perfect fit. I’m very excited about Snap-on’s support of the speedway and…

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Strickland’s GMC Returns as Crate Sprint Car Title Sponsor

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  (April 4, 2015) - Ohsweken, Ontario - Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce the return of Strickland’s GMC as title sponsor of the Crate Sprint Car division for the 2015 season. Strickland’s GMC will also be the presenting sponsor for “Corr/Pak versus SOS” Night at Ohsweken on Friday, July 3, and have Ohsweken Speedway race cars on display at their dealership in Brantford on Saturday, May 2. Strickland’s is a family owned and operated business that has been serving Southwestern Ontario for over 30 years. They have never been afraid to change in order to better serve their…

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Altamahaw USAC Eastern HPD Midgets Results

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ALTAMAHAW USAC EASTERN HPD MIDGET RESULTS USAC HPD EASTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: April 3, 2015 - Altamahaw, North Carolina - Ace Speedway   QUALIFYING:1. Chris Lamb,9, Lamb-15.736; 2. Scott Hunter, 14, Brown/Noffsinger-15.820; 3. Carson Hocevar, 41, Hocevar-15.955; 4. Matt Lundstrom, 2, Lundstrom-16.041; 5. Jessica Bean, 6, Radical-16.070; 6. Kyle Craker, 12c, Craker-16.095; 7. Calvin Carroll, 24, Carroll-16.109; 8. Andrew Layser, 35. Layser-16.196; 9. Nikki Carroll, 5, Carroll-16.245; 10. Jake Nelke, 00, Nelke-16.263; 11. Nolan Allison, 16, Allison-16.313; 12. Kyle Resco, 21, Allison-16.436; 13. George Kurtz, 7, Lamb-16.559; 14. Sam Hatfield, 8, Hatfield-16.642.   FEATURE: (35 laps) 1. Matt Lundstrom, 2.…

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Meet Mike Perrotte

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By Dom Peck From turning Airborne Speedway into a booming success to becoming the Northeast DIRTcar Director of Series and Sanctioning, Mike Perrotte knows a thing or two when it comes to racing. This Plattsburg, N.Y. native's knowledge of racing will be capitalized on this year by DIRTcar. Perrotte began his promoting career at Airborne Speedway when Tom Curley proposed leasing the track. Curley, George Huttig (Perrotte's car owner since 1986), and Mike ran the track from 2005-2006. Racerguide.com talked with Perrotte via phone to learn a little bit more about the man leading the DIRTcar Modified tour this year.…

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CONTINGENCY AWARDS STARTING TO LINE UP FOR MAY MODIFIED MADNESS; OVER $4700 RAISED SO FAR

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CONTINGENCY AWARDS STARTING TO LINE UP FOR MAY MODIFIED MADNESS; OVER $4700 RAISED SO FAR New Egypt, NJ – A plethora of contingency awards have started to roll in for the second annual May Modified Madness Series at New Egypt Speedway this spring. A total of $4,780 in cash and contingency bonus awards have been raised so far for the four-race series taking place during the month of May. $1500 will be paid out to the top three in the final bracket with the winner receiving $750, second will earn $450, and third place bringing home $300, courtesy of Liberty…

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MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND AT NEW EGYPT OCT. 30-31 WILL INCLUDE SPEEDSTRs

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Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend Set For Oct. 30-31 At New Egypt Speedway; Huge, Two-Day Event Set For Garden State Facility; SpeedSTRs Make Rare Appearance For Saturday Show NEW EGYPT, NJ – New Egypt Speedway will be a focal point for dirt Modified racing during the final weekend of October. Speedway management, in conjunction with Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC, have announced plans to co-promote the first annual ‘Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend’ at the pristine 7/16ths-mile D-shaped facility Friday-Saturday October 30-31.  The event takes a weekend left open on the PA-NJ-DE Modified calendar since the demise of the ‘Octoberfest’ finale at…

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Money in the Mountains Set for Friday at Big Diamond

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Money in the Mountains Set for Friday at Big Diamond The biggest race of the young 2015 racing season is coming to "God's Country" this Friday night with the running of the $7,500 to win/$500 to start "Money in the Mountains" event for the big/small block modifieds at Big Diamond Speedway.  Rain date is Friday April 10th. A field illuminated with talent is expect to be on hand for the huge show. Erick Rudolph, coming off a victory in last week's season opener heads a talented group of invaders looking to take home the big check. Former Money in the…

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New England Racing Fuel To Support Rookie Program at Stafford Speedway

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New England Racing Fuel To Support Rookie Program at Stafford Speedway   (Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Motor Speedway has announced that New England Racing Fuel, Sunoco Brand with John Holland and Mike Joy, have renewed their participation in the track’s Contingency Program for the upcoming 2015 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season.  New England Racing Fuel was one of the very first companies to join Stafford’s Contingency Program when it was created prior to the 1999 season and they have been part of the program every year since.  The 2015 season will mark the 17th consecutive season that New England Racing Fuel…

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SK Light Past Champion Provisional added to Stafford SK Modifieds®

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SK Light Past Champion Provisional added to Stafford SK Modifieds® (Stafford Springs, CT)---To mark the 10th season of the SK Light Modified division, Stafford Speedway is announcing a new program for SK Light champions moving into the SK Modified® division.  Starting at the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler, an additional provisional starting position will be available to the defending SK Light Modified division champion.  The provisional will be available for use three times throughout the entire season under a “use it or lose it” policy. Defending SK Light Modified Jeremy Sorel will be the first beneficiary in the inaugural year…

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Bobby Santos, III Looking For Third Consecutive NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler Victory at Stafford Motor Speedway

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Bobby Santos, III Looking For Third Consecutive NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler Victory at Stafford Motor Speedway   (Stafford Springs, CT)---In the long and storied history of the NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler at Stafford Motor Speedway, there have been several drivers whose performance has shined high above the rest of their competitors.  The Spring Sizzler presents the opportunity for Franklin, MA native Bobby Santos, III, to enter into a very elite group. Santos will try this year to join Maynard Troyer and Ted Christopher as the only drivers to win the Sizzler three consecutive times and also to join…

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NAPA Auto Parts / Stafford Motor Speedway Relationship Continues to Grow

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---Over 57 regional NAPA Auto Parts stores have agreed to participate in the 2015 season at Stafford Motor Speedway.  In its second year of elite sponsorship at Stafford Motor Speedway, the number of participating NAPA outlets has grown to include 14 additional stores.  This gives race fans additional locations to purchase discount event tickets for the 44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler and additional events throughout the 2015 season.  Tickets are available at all 57 participating NAPA Auto Parts stores beginning on Monday April 6th, along with a limited supply of NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler commemorative…

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United Racing Club Returns to Port Royal Speedway

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United Racing Club Returns to Port Royal Speedway The United Racing Club Return to Port Royal Speedway for the “Open Wheel Madness” event on October 17 featuring the URC 360 sprints and 410 sprints. The show will highlight two popular divisions as the famous fairgrounds host Port Royal Fall Foliage Days, a local trademark craft and fall festival during the daytime, followed by the big Open Wheel Madness. The URC sprints look forward to bringing a large car count to the Famous Speedway located in middle of the small Port Royal town. URC will run its regular show with pill…

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FRIDAY NIGHT AT ATTICA RACEWAY PARK CANCELED Saturday night $5,000 to win show still scheduled

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INDIANAPOLIS (April 2, 2015) - For fans and racers awaiting the start of sprint car racing in the state of Ohio, the weather in March was not kind. The beginning of April is proving to be no better. The All Star Circuit of Champions were forced to cancel night one of the H D Supply Sprint Nationals on Friday, April 3 at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park. Heavy precipitation today with additional forecasted rain tomorrow have forced the cancellation. "We certainly cannot control the weather," said Don Grabey, Series Director. "We are now planning that Rex LeJeune (director of operations at…

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GEICO East Bay WinterNationals – Presented by E3 Spark Plugs On MAVTV Tonight

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GEICO East Bay WinterNationals - Presented by E3 Spark Plugs On MAVTV Tonight WAYCROSS, GA (April 2, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event from East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL, (which was held on Thursday, February 12th) will air twice on the MAVTV network this Thursday, April 2nd at 6PM and 9PM (EDT). The 39th Annual East Bay Winternationals event was filmed by the award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. Filmed in front of a packed house, this event drew a talented field of drivers from all over the…

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Linda’s Speedway Hosts ARDC 2015 Season Opener; Jerry Coons to Compete in Season Opener

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The American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) is set to wave the green flag on the 2015 season this Friday evening at Linda's Speedway in Jonestown, PA.  with the running of the ARDC Groundbreaker 25, the inaugural event in the Short Track Series.   It has been several seasons since the midgets last raced at Linda's where three events are scheduled for the 2015 season.   Time trials will be held for the midgets on opening night.  Since handicapping is not used for the first race of the season, Linda's Michael Batz requested that ARDC use time trials on opening night.  "Time…

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Lakeside to Host “Weld Racing Classic” April 26; “Hurtubise Classic” Added at Terre Haute September 18

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Two significant announcements were finalized today regarding the 2015 AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car schedule, honoring two of the most storied names in the sport's history.   Jim Hurtubise, who will be posthumously inducted into USAC's Hall of Fame July 25, will be remembered once again at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track on September 18 with the running of the "Jim Hurtubise Classic."   The April 26 "Weld Racing Spring Classic" marks a return for the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Cars to fabled Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kans. for the first time in 14 years. It's the final…

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World of Outlaws Late Model Series News & Notes: Series Drivers Prepare For April Events At Duck River, Tazewell & Farmer City

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CONCORD, N.C. - April 2, 2015 - After his stellar performance during February's World of Outlaws Late Model Series action in Georgia and Florida, the last thing Shane Clanton wanted was for the national tour to take an extended break. Unfortunately for Clanton, harsh winter weather that lingered into early spring forced WoO LMS events at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway and I-30 Speedway to be cancelled and the Douglas Dodge Ram Truck Illini 100 weekend to be postponed, resulting in a seven-week layoff in the WoO LMS schedule following Clanton's February success. "When you're running as good as we were…

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OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: HRW AUTOMOTIVE RETURNS AS MINI STOCK TITLE SPONSOR

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  OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: HRW AUTOMOTIVE RETURNS AS MINI STOCK TITLE SPONSOR by Tommy Goudge (April 2, 2015) - Ohsweken, Ontario - Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce the return of HRW Automotive as the title sponsor of the Mini Stock division for the 2015 season. HRW Automotive was founded by Robert Workman in 1990. By providing good old-fashioned customer service, HRW has gained a loyal following in the community. Many area residents and businesses have come to depend on the expertise of HRW’s friendly staff to keep their vehicles and equipment in peak condition. You can entrust all…

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Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to Reestablish Partnership with Pepsi

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  Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to Reestablish Partnership with Pepsi   THOMPSON, CT - Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) is proud to announce the return of Pepsi to the family of partners at the facility. TSMP and Pepsi-Cola of Central New England have had a long established relationship in the past, and their return to the facility will bring back many of the brands that the customers and fans have enjoyed in the past. In addition to offering Pepsi products such as Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew and Gatorade at its concession stands and Clubhouse restaurant, TSMP will also host…

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Excites Legend Billy Pauch Sr., 715-Time Career Winner To Chase STSS South Region Points Kicking Off Sunday, April 19 At Bridgeport Speedway ‘South Jersey Shootout’

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Excites Legend Billy Pauch Sr., 715-Time Career Winner To Chase STSS South Region Points Kicking Off Sunday, April 19 At Bridgeport Speedway ‘South Jersey Shootout’ BRIDGEPORT, NJ – With 715 total victories and a career that has spanned more than 40 years, there isn’t much left in the sport that excites Billy Pauch Sr. The Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek does. Hefty, non-top-heavy purse structures and a solid posted point fund have attracted Pauch Sr., the Frenchtown, N.J., legend to the first-year Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region presented by…

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Montoya Comes Full Circle at St. Petersburg

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Foremost, Juan Pablo Montoya had to be honest with himself early in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season.  Qualifying 18th and finishing 15th in the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was an inauspicious start, and though he could easily have put the emphasis on acclimation to a new car and racetracks after a 14-year hiatus from Indy car racing, Montoya said he "had to grow as a driver." "Last year was a tough year for us at the beginning. We knew that," said Montoya, who won the 1999 CART title and 2000 Indianapolis 500 before moving to Formula…

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ABC Supply to Title Pocono Race

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The penultimate race of the Verizon IndyCar Series season Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway has been renamed the ABC Supply 500. The racetrack in Pennsylvania and the building supplies distributor announced the entitlement earlier today. Pocono Raceway will host the Verizon IndyCar Series for the third consecutive year for the 200-lap race that will play a crucial role in the championship. Juan Pablo Montoya, who won the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 29, won at Pocono from the pole last year. "ABC Supply is a true industry leader and their love of racing couples our own,"…

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PRACTICE SET FOR THURSDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW, SEASON OFFICIALLY OPENS ON SATURDAY

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PRACTICE SET FOR THURSDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW, SEASON OFFICIALLY OPENS ON SATURDAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 1, 2015 . . . The weather is predicted to be very good and racers are anxious to get out on the track to test their equipment when the Free-to-the-Public practice session takes place on Thursday, April 2nd at Grandview Speedway. A variety of race cars representing several segments of the sport are expected to be on hand for the four hour practice session that will start at 6 p.m. and be completed by 10 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to see what many…

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WIZFAB TO PRESENT HARD CHARGER AWARD FOR MAY MODIFIED MADNESS

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WIZFAB TO PRESENT HARD CHARGER AWARD FOR MAY MODIFIED MADNESS New Egypt, NJ - Jimmy Wismer's WizFab Racing Fabrication of Upper Black Eddy, PA has come on board to sponsor the Hard-Charger during the second annual May Modified Madness at New Egypt Speedway during the month of May. The driver that is lowest seed that goes the furthest over the course of the four race, twenty-four driver madness bracket will win $150 courtesy of WizFab. Wismer, an Asphalt Late Model standout for many years across the New Jersey and Pennsylvania regions, builds bumpers and rubrails for all types of chassis’…

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