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2015 B&M Motorsports Cars to be Unveiled at Motorsports Show in Oaks, PA

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Sicklerville, NJ (January 19, 2015) – B&M Motorsports, a dirt racing team based in Southern New Jersey and Delaware, will be unveiling two of their 2015 cars at Motorsports 2015 in Oaks, PA. The racecars of Brad Roberts and Brett Ballard are being prepared for the annual exhibit. The three day show starts on Friday, January 23 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center and concludes on Sunday, January 25. Roberts, who is entered in the 2015 Troyer Sportsman Cup, will have his 2013 Troyer Sportsman car on display. The young driver from Delaware is planning to compete at Georgetown and…

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B. Swartz Transport Becomes Official Sponsor of NEPA Race Car Show

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B. Swartz Transport becomes official sponsor of NEPA Race Car Show…Racers Night Out to be held at Lobitz Catering Hall as part of week-long event (WEST HAZLETON, PA. 1-19-15) The 2nd Annual NEPA Race Car Show which takes place the week of February 9-15 at the Laurel Mall in West Hazleton, is proud to welcome B. Swartz Transport as the official show sponsor. Modified and Late Model racer Billy Swartz, proprietor of B. Swartz Transport, which is located in Lehighton, has graciously agreed to become the official sponsor of this year’s mall show. Swartz is a competitor at Lehighton’s Mahoning…

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Rick Eckert To Chase Second World of Outlaws Late Model Series Title With New Team in 2015

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Former Series Champ Teams With Paul Crowl & Viper Motorsports to Field Cornett-Powered MasterSbilt by Huey Race Cars YORK, PA. – Jan. 19 – Former World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion Rick Eckert of York, Pa., has joined forces with Paul Crowl Racing and Viper Motorsports for a run at the WoO LMS championship in 2015, Eckert announced Monday. In following the WoO LMS tour for the 12th consecutive season, Eckert will have at his disposal three new MasterSbilt by Huey race cars owned by Shawn and Lisa Martin of Viper Motorsports, while Crowl will provide the team with…

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“Gold Crown” Midgets Now Labor Day Weekend! Sprints Add October Date at Kentucky Lake

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By Dick Jordan One new date and a rescheduled date for 2015 capture the headlines as USAC's 2015 racing schedules continue to sport new looks. Race organizers Kevin and Tammy Gundaker are excited about the 2015 "Gold Crown Midget Nationals" at their Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. Their excitement stems from the move from October to the Labor Day weekend after weather adversely influenced the events in recent years. This year's Honda USAC National Midget races will occur on Friday and Saturday September 4 and 5. Defending champion of the Gold Crown Midget Nationals is Christopher Bell, who claimed…

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2015 Debuts with Canyon’s “Winter Challenge” Openers

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by Dick Jordan The 4rd Annual "Winter Challenge" opens the next two weeks in Arizona as the 2015 USAC racing season gets under way with a flourish. The USAC West Coast and Southwest Sprint Cars will compete in five races at two Arizona dirt tracks to kick off the year. Races at Canyon Raceway Park in Peoria are slated this week (January 23-24-25) and Tucson's USA Raceway hosts the Jan. 30 and 31 events. E & K Construction of Phoenix has posted a $5,000 points fund to be distributed among the top five Winter Challenge Series point earners and the…

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MOWA Welcomes Vahlco Wheels as “Hard Luck Award” Sponsor

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By MOWA Media (media@ciltrak.com) Springfield, IL (January 8, 2015) – The Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) is proud to announce Vahlco Wheels as the presenting sponsor of the “Hard Luck Award” in 2015 for the Neal Tire Sprint Car Series presented by Casey’s General Stores. MOWA officials will select the nightly recipient of the Vahlco Wheels Hard Luck Award and that racer will receive a new front Vahlco Wheel at each of the 25 series events in 2015. Taylor Weld of Vahlco Wheels states, “We are excited to work with Jeremy and be part of the Neal Tire Sprint Car…

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Pierce & Gilpin Share Stage At Saturday Night’s 31st Annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet

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Contact: Joshua Joiner DIRTcar Racing PR jjoiner@dirtcar.com | 850-232-9331 Pierce & Gilpin Share Stage At Saturday Night’s 31st Annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Jan. 10, 2015 - Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind., shared the spotlight during Saturday night's 31st annual DIRTcar Racing UMP 'Night of Champions' Awards Banquet inside the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel's ballroom. Pierce, 17, entered the DIRTcar UMP Late Model history books in 2014 by becoming the youngest driver ever to claim the UMP Late Model weekly-racing championship, while Gilpin, 24, continued his reign…

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52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona Set for 2:30PM Start

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(LAT Photo USA for IMSA) The 52nd anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the debut event for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, will start at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. Other schedule highlights include Rolex 24 At Daytona qualifying on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 3:45 p.m., the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race on Friday, Jan. 24 at 1:45 p.m. and a pair of IMSA Ferrari Challenge races on Friday, Jan. 24 at 10:30 a.m. and Saturday at 9:35 a.m. The complete event schedule is available online at www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com. The TUDOR Championship is the result of the merger…

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Wendell Scott: Legend, Trailblazer … and NASCAR Hall of Famer

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(Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images) Wendell Scott: Legend, Trailblazer … and NASCAR Hall of Famer Scott’s Legacy a Story of Perseverance, Excellence (Note: This release is part of a series in advance of the 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Jan. 30, broadcast live at 8 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network, Motor Racing Network Radio and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly and Rex White are the five 2015 inductees.) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 19, 2015) – During a 13-year premier series career, Wendell Scott likely never considered…

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Brewerton Speedway Super DIRTcar Series Date Changed

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Brewerton Speedway Super DIRTcar Series Date Changed; “Duel at the Demon Weekend” to be held September 18 and 19 By DAVE MEDLER Baldwinsville, NY – Big Block fans mark your calendars! The Super DIRTcar Series event originally scheduled for Friday night, September 25 at Brewerton Speedway has been moved to Saturday night, September 19 and will now be the anchor event of a two-day “Duel at the Demon Weekend” to be held Friday and Saturday, September 18 and 19. It will be a Big Block fan’s dream, with two days and 150 feature laps on tap for the mighty modifieds.…

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Rico Abreu Wins the Chili Bowl

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(Photo Credit: Mike Spivey) TULSA, Okla. (January 17, 2015) Saturday night at the Chili Bowl was one for the record books, as California's Rico Abreu raced to his first triumph in the finale of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, delivering car owner, Keith Kunz, his first Golden Driller since 2002. "I just tried to stay as patient as I could. You know the race is a not a long race, but it is a long race. For a few laps I just kind of got after it just to see where we…

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University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions Kickoff 2015 Racing Season with Traditional Journey to Florida

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By Brian Liskai CAMARGO, Ill. – One of America’s oldest traveling sprint car organizations, the University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions, will kick off their 2015 racing season with the traditional journey to sunny Florida. The UNOH All Star teams will battle during five events – all paying $5,000 to win and $400 to start the A-Main – at two tracks over eight days. It begins at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida with three shows – Thursday, Feb. 5; Friday, Feb. 6; and Saturday, Feb. 7. The UNOH All Stars then travel a short distance to…

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Lady Drag Racer Canuso to Sign Autographs All 3 Days at Motorsports 2015

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DRAG RACER JILL CANUSO WILL BE SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS AT “QUEEN OF DIAMONDS II” DISPLAY AT PPB MOTORSPORTS 2015 RACE CAR AND TRADE SHOW OAKS, PA January 17, 2015 . . . Popular lady drag racer Jill Canuso is looking forward to meeting fans, talking drag racing and signing autograph her autograph cards during all three days of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger Performance set to take place Friday, January 23rd through Sunday, January 25th. Canuso is well known not only for her drag racing talents but also her affiliation with S&W…

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History of Midgets Reunion, Kenny Wallace All Part of PPB Motorsports 2015

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OAKS, PA January 14, 2015 . . . Midget auto racing has enjoyed a rich history in motorsports and much of that history will be shared with attendees at the 30th Annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car and Trade Show. The three day show, Friday, January 23rd through Sunday, January, 25th, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA will have a large section of the 250,000 square feet of show space devoted to Midget auto racing. Many of the top talents from today and the past in…

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Kyle Larson Unstoppable in Warren Cat Chili Bowl Opener

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TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2015) From disaster to triumph, following a Heat Race crash, Kyle Larson raced to three feature victories during Tuesday's Warren Cat Qualifying Night. His third career Preliminary Night A-Feature victory, Larson won his C-Feature from sixth, the B-Feature from thirteenth, and finally the 25-lap A-Feature to lock himself into the championship event of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire. "No, not at all," commented Larson when asked if he thought he'd be sitting in Victory Lane. "I thought it'd be tough to get to the "A". I could get…

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T.P. Trailers Returns as a Major Sponsor at Grandview Speedway for 2015

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Bechtelsville, PA January 14, 2015 . . . For the fourth consecutive season T.P. Trailers will return as a major sponsor at Grandview Speedway offering a $250 bonus for the winner of the Saturday night NASCAR 358 Modified feature races along with a $100 bonus to the winner of the BRC Late Model feature and NASCAR Sportsman feature race. “We are happy to be back as a sponsor at Grandview,” said Tom Perkins speaking for all the members of the T.P.Trailers team. “We have had great results from our marketing efforts at Grandview and our relationship with the Rogers family…

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Teo-Pro Car’s ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar Feb. 6-7

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Teo-Pro Offers ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar Saturday, February 7; Stewart Friesen, Matt Hearn, Ronnie Johnson, Jay Castimore, Joe Knoth & Bobby Hearn Join Industry Representatives Pat Macaulay (Fox Shocks), Rob Fuller (DRACO Springs) and Carl Bush (Wilwood Brakes) As Presenters; Teo-Pro Car Assembly Planned; Open House Planned For Friday, February 6 VERNON, NJ – Want an edge on the competition in the upcoming 2015 season? Look no further than the Teo-Pro Car ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The two-day activity – preceded by an Open House on Friday evening, February…

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World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars Invading Tucson’s USA Raceway on March 7

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NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports is lone Arizona event on 2015 schedule for 'The Greatest Show on Dirt' Updated to reflect the correct event date, March 7, in the first paragraph of the release. CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 12, 2015 - The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series returns Saturday, March 7, to USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., for the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports. The track has proved to be one of the most competitive with five different winners in five events the Outlaws have run there since 2006. Brad Sweet took the victory…

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Red White and Blue Autos Returns to Sponsor Big Diamond Speedway

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MINERSVILLE, PA (1/12/15)--The avid support of Red White and Blue Autos has been a driving force behind the success of Big Diamond Speedway. That support continues to propagate into 2015 and beyond. The hallowed Red White and Blue Autos Victory Lane is a place all competitors at Big Diamond will be striving to reach in 2015, the dealership located in Ashland, PA will be the title sponsor of the track's most coveted parking spot for the next three years. Red White and Blue Autos are also big supporters of the Roadrunner division, and have put together a unique sponsorship for…

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Ohsweken Speedway 2015 Schedule Released

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by Tommy Goudge (January 13, 2015) - The 2015 racing schedule for Ohsweken Speedway was officially released on Tuesday. Racers will hit the track for the first time in 2015 with a Test & Tune Night scheduled for Friday, May 8, while the season concludes with the 11th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on Saturday, September 19. The schedule features 22 events, beginning with the 20th annual Opening Night on Friday, May 15. All weekly racing events at the speedway will begin at 7:30p.m. again in 2015. Regular weekly racing events will include 20 lap features for the Corr/Pak Merchandising…

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Prediction Time: Nascar Edition

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Prediction Time: NASCAR Edition - By: Pete MacDonald Call it whatever or however you want, Kyle Larson will contend for the 2015 Sprint Cup Championship. As long as he can win a race, and we all know that its coming very soon he will go far in the 2015 Chase, just based off of his 2014 Chase alone where he scored more points than any other driver during the final ten races. Carl Edwards will struggle with his transfer over to Joe Gibbs Racing. People can say what they want about when Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman, and Kevin Harvick all…

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2015 SSP Schedule Released – Season Opener on Saturday, April 4

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Schedule Provides Most Variety in Speedway’s 60+ Year History Newberrytown, PA (January 7, 2015) – Entering the 12th year of ownership under Todd and Rhonda Fisher, the 2015 season opener at the Susquehanna Speedway Park will be on Saturday, April 4, with the Late Models, Street Stocks, Super Sportsman and Legends Cars. The pit gates will open at 3:30 p.m. for the season opener. Grandstand gates will open at 4:00 p.m. Warm-ups begin at 5:30 p.m. with qualifying races at 6:00 p.m. followed by consolation races and feature events. Now in its seventh decade of operation, the 4/10 mile Newberrytown…

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USAC’s Honda National Midget Series Expands to Pennsylvania in 2015

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: DICK JORDAN In 2015 the Honda National Midget Championship trail will include all of the major outdoor Midget events in the country, starting with the Kokomo Grand Prix in April and running through the famed Turkey Night Grand Prix on Thanksgiving Night in Perris, CA.   Rico Abreu is the defending champion of the series, while teammate Christopher Bell (the 2013 champion) is expected to be among primary challengers for the 2015 crown, along with Tracy Hines, who will continue his pursuit of the elusive USAC Triple Crown. Hines needs olny a National Midget title to…

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Dirt Late Model Drivers At All Levels Laud World of Outlaws Late Model Series Tire Rules

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Contact: Joshua Joiner World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Coordinator jjoiner@dirtcar.com | 850-232-9331 Dirt Late Model Drivers At All Levels Laud World of Outlaws Late Model Series Tire Rules National Tour Will Continue To Reduce Tire Use In 2015 By Limiting Compound Options For WoO LMS Events CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 12, 2015 - In early February, Darrell Lanigan and his Union, Ky.-based race team will make their annual journey south to the warmer climates of Georgia and Florida, where the World of Outlaws Late Model Series will launch its 2015 season with seven races spread among three racetracks…

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Reserved Seats for Attica WoO Show, Season Passes Available

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ATTICA, Ohio – The 2015 racing season is only 76 days away at Attica Raceway Park – March 27 opens “Ohio’s Finest Racing” speedplant 28th racing season. Fans can now purchase their reserved seats for the Friday, May 29th Kistler Engines Classic featuring the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series. Tickets are $32 each (add $2 per ticket if using a credit card). The middle grandstands sections D, E, F and G – top six rows – are reserved seating (a seating chart is available at www.atticaracewaypark.com in the track info section). Also, season passes are available for all…

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Searock Fabrication and Speed Supplies Named Official Part and Tire Supplier for Big Diamond Speedway

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MINERSVILLE, PA (1/9/15)--Steve Searock is no stranger in the world of dirt racing, but he's got a new endeavor planned for 2015. After years of experience behind the wheel of a sportsman and 358 modified, Searock has decided to jump into the speed shop business himself. Searock Fabrication and Speed Supplies officially opened the doors to their beautiful new shop located in Bath, Pennsylvania on January 5th, and have already been announced as the new part and tire supplier to Big Diamond Speedway. The highly anticipated new parts supplier will sponsor the Modified Challenge Races on Friday, May 1st. Located…

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Entries Continue to Add Up for NEPA Race Car Show at Laurel Mall

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(WEST HAZLETON, Pa. 1-11-15) Since the announcement of the second Annual NEPA Race Car Show at the Laurel Mall in West Hazleton during the week of February 9-15, the excitement of filling the spacious shopping center with race cars continues to mount. The NEPA Race Car Show will be a week long affair and include all types of race vehicles for display. With a diverse number of race tracks and racers that encompass northeastern Pennsylvania, the NEPA Race Car Show provides the perfect opportunity to showcase the drivers and their equipment in anticipation of the 2015 racing season. The show…

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It’s Pauch (Times Two) At Speedway Entertainment/Action Track USA Awards Banquet

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Macungie, PA - Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie, Pa provided the setting on Saturday, January 10, as a crowd of 220 gathered to salute the 2014 champions of Speedway Entertainment's three Touring Divisions, along with the top point earners at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA. The Pauch family of Frenchtown, NJ certainly enjoyed the festivities, as Billy Pauch Sr. was crowned USAC SpeedSTR National Champion while his son, Billy Jr., accepted the hardware and cash for his SpeedSTR point title at Action Track USA. The elder Pauch was also named as the SpeedSTR division's Driver of the Year. "At…

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Prediction Time: Sprint Car Edition

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by Pete MacDonald - I truly have a feeling while Donny Schatz will win his 7th World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series title in 2015, BUT, deep down I think Brad Sweet now that he has a full season under his belt will be a title contender, along with Paul McMahan in the Chad and Jenn Clemens 51. The Renegade Sprint Car Series will win the "Battle of Ohio" between themselves and the All Star Circuit of Champions. In fact, I'll really be surprised if the ASCoC will make it through 2015. California will continue to replace Pennsylvania as…

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ARDC Competitors Prepare for Chili Bowl Competition

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As final preparations are completed and trailers are being loaded, all eyes turn to Tulsa, OK for what is frequently referred to as 'the Super Bowl' of midget racing as the 29th Annual Chili Bowl gets underway on Monday, January 12th in the The American Racing Drivers Club will be well represented in the 2015 Chili Bowl competition as fifteen drivers with ties to the organization have registered to compete in this year's event - certainly the largest presence ARDC has ever had in Tulsa. The delegation of ARDC competitors represents a broad cross section of the organization - from…

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New Egypt Speedway to Honor 2014 Champions on Saturday, February 7, 2015

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New Egypt, NJ-- New Egypt Speedway will honor its 2014 season champions at their annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 7, 2015. This year will see a change in venue for the event that will move from Atlantic City to the Nottingham Ballroom in Hamilton, NJ. “As much fun as Atlantic City was, the price increase and the decline in the quality of the food served had us look into venues elsewhere,” said General Manager Allyse Wolfinger. “The Nottingham Ballroom is centrally located and offers a great facility to host our banquet at a reasonable price.” This past season’s champions…

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VIROC VII Field Announced

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TULSA, Okla. (January 8, 2015) A 20 lap shootout among some of the best to ever race the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, the Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions will see its seventh round during Warren Cat Qualifying Night, scheduled for Tuesday, January 13. The opening night of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, the VIROC will take place prior to the evening's B-Features. With 16 drivers making the call for this year's event, the $2,500 to win dash saw a three year dominance of Swindell come to…

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Epic Racewear Signs On as Official Racewear of Oshweken Speedway

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by Tommy Goudge (January 8th, 2015) - Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce their partnership with EPIC Racewear of Hanover, Ontario, which will see the company become the official race wear of Ohsweken Speedway, and award a brand new fire suit to each track champion. EPIC Racewear is a company fueled by the passion of racing, with operating standards where the customer is treated as everyone would like to be treated - fairly and honestly. Brothers Dan and Bob Bailey founded EPIC just one year ago, and have exploded into the racing community. Family ties, friendships, and a 40…

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Grandview Speedway’s Bruce & Teresa Rogers Earn Nat’l Promoters Award

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY’S BRUCE AND TERESA ROGERS SELECTED AS 2014 AUTO RACING PROMOTER OF THE YEAR IN THE EASTERN REGION FOR THE FIFTH TIME BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 8, 2015 . . . Auto racing promoters from across the country have, for the fifth time, named Bruce and Teresa Rogers, along with their family members, as 2014 Auto Racing Promoter of the Year in the Eastern region. The Rogers family has owned and operated the award winning NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway located in Bechtelsville, PA for 53 years. As the Eastern region award winner the Rogers family is now in the running…

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Metal Fab Returns as Sponsor of Sunday Family Day at PPB Motorsports 2015

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OAKS, PA January 9, 2015 . . . Metal Fab Pro Race Shop will continue what has become a tradition. The popular dealer providing championship racing cars equipped and constructed with the most effective and performing performance parts will again sponsor the Sunday Family Day that is a big part of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car and Trade Show. The three day show, offering just about everything imaginable in motorsports, runs from Friday, January 23rd thru Sunday, January 25th and takes place at the huge Greater Philadelphia Expo…

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Nascar Star Ryan Preece Enters Indoor Racing Action at Atlantic City

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RYAN PREECE FILES ENTRY FOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET RACES IN ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL; NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED RACING STANDOUT SEEKS FIRST INDOOR VICTORY; CHAMP KART, SLINGSHOT FIELDS FILLED FOR NAPA KNOW HOW WEEKEND, JANUARY 30-31 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 8, 2015 . . . The entire equation of the NAPA Know How Racing Weekend inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall changed dramatically this past week with confirmation of the entry of Ryan Preece into the Three Quarter (TQ) Midget field. The two-day race program is set for Friday and Saturday, January 30-31, 2015 and is the latest event under the promotional endeavors…

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NAPA Indoor Auto Racing at A.C. Boardwalk Hall Jan. 30-31 Offers Excitement

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THREE QUARTER MIDGET EXCITEMENT INSIDE ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL IS A SURE THING; CHAMP KARTS AND SLINGSHOTS ALSO A BIG HIT; ALL ARE PART OF NAPA KNOW HOW WEEKEND, JAN. 30-31. ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 6, 2015 . . . The odds are definitely stacked in the favor of excitement for the race fan on January 30-31, 2015 inside Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall at the Len Sammons Motorsports Productions (LSRP) NAPA Know How Weekend. With 198 entrants in three classes and four feature races on the agenda, ultimate racing success is stacked high against the driver. But with so many…

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Big Diamond Speedway Announces 2015 Schedule

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MINERSVILLE, PA January 3, 2015--In just a few short months the sounds of summer will echo throughout Minersville as Big Diamond Speedway returns to life for an ambitious 2015 racing schedule. The action-packed schedule will see 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, Road Runners, and Street Stocks as the main divisions in 2015 with 410 Sprint Cars, Modifieds, ARDC Midgets, TSRS 305 Sprint Cars, Super Sportsman, 600cc Modifieds, and Enduros also making appearances throughout the year. Highlights of the action-packed schedule include the inaugural appearance of two of the most anticipated touring series in modified racing. The Renegade 410 Sprint Series invades the…

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Penn Can Speedway Schedule To Be Released at PPB Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show

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2015 PENN CAN SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE COMING TOGETHER; SLINGSHOTS BY TOBIAS ADDED TO WEEKLY SCHEDULE; HARPELL NOT RETURNING TO YATES COUNTY, WILL FOCUS SOLELY ON PENN CAN SUSQUEHANNA, PA…Exciting things are being planned for the upcoming racing season at Penn Can Speedway. The 2015 racing schedule is coming along nicely and is expected to be released at the upcoming PPB Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania. It was recently announced that Dan Harpell has taken over as the new Promoter of Penn Can Speedway. Harpell, who is no stranger to the track, was…

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Danny Erb Returning to Nascar Modified Action at Grandview Speedway

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THE FAMOUS “ERB” NAME WILL ONCE AGAIN BE PART OF THE SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING ACTION AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 4, 2015 . . . The Erb Family has been an important part of the history of motorsports at Grandview Speedway. The late Mike Erb was a speedway legend having won the track championship in 1973, the Freedom 76 in 1974 and 14 feature events. Donny Erb raced at Grandview for a number of years and was a 6 feature winner including a win in the 1995 Freedom 76 Classic. And for quite a few years…

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Gettin’ Dirty…Asphalt Star Kris Graver Set For Full Season of SpeedSTR Competition

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Speedway Entertainment's USAC Championship SpeedSTR Division Rich Tobias, President/Owner 717-866-7450/ speede17@aol.com Media Contact: Barry Angstadt, Media Information Director 610-781-0408/ bwa39@comcast.net Kris Graver Switching Focus From Asphalt To Dirt MVS Champion Set For Full Season Of SpeedSTR Competition Myerstown, PA - Even though he's only 21 years-old, Lehighton's Kris Graver has been competing on the asphalt of Mahoning Valley Speedway for the past seven seasons. And the young charger has packed a tractor-trailer full of success into those seven campaigns... Graver has accumulated 37 feature wins and four track championships during his time behind the wheel at the ultra competitive quarter-mile…

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Joey Logano to Visit with Fans at 2015 PPB Motorsports Race Car & Trade Show

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OAKS, PA January 3, 2015 . . . Joey Logano, the man who could very well become the next NASCAR Sprint Cup champion will visit with fans at the huge Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car and Trade Show which is set to take place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, PA January 23-25. Many have indicated strong feelings that 24 year old Joey Logano, recently married, could very well take the title in 2015 based on the improvement he has shown in recent years and the big year…

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Crate Engine Program in Place for Sportsman & Late Models at Grandview

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 3, 2015 . . . In an effort to cut the expenses for NASCAR Late Model and Sportsman racers at Grandview Speedway promoter Bruce Rogers has announced the availability of GM604 and GM 602 crate engines. The engines develop 400 horsepower @5500 RPM, 400FT/LBS of torque @4500 RPM. The weight advantage for the crate engine is 2375 pounds for the crate Sportsman while the standard Sportsman will carry 2450 pounds. In the Late Models the crate Late Model will carry 2250 pounds compared to 2350 for the standard Late Model. Making the crate engine even more attractive…

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A Final Look Back: Facts, Figures & Statistical Notes From The 2014 World of Outlaws Late Model Series

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Contact: Joshua Joiner World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Coordinator jjoiner@dirtcar.com | 850-232-9331 A Final Look Back: Facts, Figures & Statistical Notes From The 2014 World of Outlaws Late Model Series CONCORD, NC - Dec. 31, 2014 - As the calendar turns to a new year it's time to take one final look back at facts, figures and statistical notes from the 2014 World of Outlaws Late Model Series... COMPLETE CONTROL: The 2014 World of Outlaws Late Model Series season featured many highlights and dramatic moments, but the national tour's 11th season under the World Racing Group banner will…

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Champion Racing Oil Announces 2015 “ELITE RACER” Program

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Offering one of the most comprehensive racing programs in the motorsports industry, Champion Racing Oil has announced the details for their 2015 “ELITE RACER” Program, providing support for participants in almost every recognized sanctioned racing event in North America and Canada. Karl Dedolph, Director of Racing & Performance Products for Champion Oil, announced today, “The Champion 2015 “ELITE RACER” Program is an all-encompassing marketing program designed to link our racing and performance lubricants directly to regional and national racers for most sanctioned racing events in North America including the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC),…

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Mount Rushmore

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by: Pete MacDonald Mount Rushmore seems to be one of the most popular topics on Internet message boards for the last year or so. No, not the mountain in South Dakota with the four founding fathers of our country imbedded in the side of it, but who in the sport of Auto Racing would be on a it if there indeed was one. So over the weekend I put some thought into it. If there were to be a Mount Rushmore of Dirt Racers who would be on it? I came up with these four drivers who by far have…

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Accord Speedway November ‘Gobbler’ Leftovers to be Served April 14

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November ‘Gobbler’ Leftovers To Be Served Tuesday, April 14 At Accord Speedway; Four-Division Program To Be Contested, As-Is, From Original Date; Busy Months Of April & May At Ulster County Bullring ACCORD, NY – “Leftovers” from the 2014 ‘Gobbler’ will be served in the spring of 2015. Accord Speedway will host the special event - postponed from November - on Tuesday, April 14 with a rain date of April 15. The entire post-Thanksgiving program will be contested, as is, in its entirety as a four division show of big-block/small-block Modifieds running 50 laps for more than $7,117.11 to win, Open…

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2015 Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour Schedule 14 Races Strong

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BINGHAMTON, NY- December 29, 2014- The Sunoco Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour Schedule has been released and it certainly looks impressive with a minimum of 14 race dates slated for the 2015 campaign. The opening day race is scheduled for Sunday, April 19th at the Lancaster National Speedway. This will be the first of four dates at the popular western, New York oval. The tour title will be decided on Sunday, October 4th with the annual “Fall Brawl” at the Shangri La II Motor Speedway. Defending Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour Champion Chuck Hossfeld certainly won’t be disappointed…

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Pits Will be Tight as Chili Bowl Entry Count Hits 316

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Pits Will be Tight as Chili Bowl Entry Count Hits 316 TULSA, Okla. (December 27, 2014) The 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire is on track to be a record smashing event, with the entry count climbing over the 300 mark for the first time to 316 entries confirming 303 drivers for the indoor spectacular. Even with the enormous size of the River Spirit Expo Center, space has been tight the past couple years and will be even tighter in the pits for the 2015 edition. Event co-Founder, Emmett Hahn, has asked that teams…

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5th Annual Jersey Rush Set for August 2015 at New Egypt Speedway

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PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS & NAPA AUTO PARTS PRESENT 5TH ANNUAL JERSEY RUSH AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015 The 5th Annual JERSEY RUSH presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings and NAPA Auto Parts will return to the New Egypt Speedway in New Egypt, NJ on Tuesday night, August 25 and will carry a rain date on Wednesday night, August 26. This very popular event will spotlight the 410 sprints and modifieds in a wildly popular double-header showcasing two premier divisions of dirt track racing. Past 410 sprint winners of the JERSEY RUSH include two time winner JJ Grasso (2011…

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