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Derek Hagar Set to Defend Rock ‘N Roll 50 Title

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Derek Hagar Set to Defend Rock 'N Roll 50 Title TULSA, Okla. (April 27, 2015) In one of the most intense races of the 2014 season, Derek Hagar held off two-time Rock 'N Roll 50 winner, Tim Crawley, to park his No. 9jr in Victor Lane for the first time with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real at the famed Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. A year later, the seventh annual Eagle Motorsports Rock 'N Roll 50 presented by MyRacePass.com goes green this Saturday, May 2 and for Hagar, it's another shot…

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Honda Superspeedway Aero Kit to be Unveiled at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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  INDYCAR will host an unveiling of the Honda superspeedway aero kit package at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Thursday, April 30 at 2 p.m. (ET). The event adds more activity to the schedule prior to opening weekend at the famed 2.5-mile oval, including the May 3 Promoter Test which marks the on-track debut of superspeedway aero kits from both Honda and Chevrolet. The 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 24 will mark the competition debut of superspeedway aerodynamic bodywork kits designed, manufactured and supplied by Honda and Chevrolet. Cars will be differentiated by their shapes on…

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Gardner Picks Up Western Midget Chase at Tulare

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Defending Honda USAC Western Midget Champion Ronnie Gardner of Norco, Calif. has a nine-point lead over Trey Marcham in the latest series standings as he searches for a third consecutive series title. Gardner and Marcham are the odds-on favorites for victory when the series visits Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. Saturday for the "J.D. Heiskell & Company Race Night." Marcham won last year's race and fast qualifier Gardner finished second. Third-ranking driver Randi Pankratz of Atascadero, Calif. could be among the surprises at Tulare following her recent USAC HPD Western Midget victory at Bakersfield, Calif. UPCOMING EVENT INFO **SATURDAY, MAY…

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LAUBACH SAILS TO BACK TO BACK BRIDGEPORT VICTORIES

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Upcoming Events Saturday, May 2, 2015 – CAMERA & AUTOGRAPH NIGHT – Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman, Outlaw Stocks & Rookies plus TSRS 305 Sprints, starting time 6:00pm Sunday, May 3, 2015 – POKER SERIES #1 – 270 & Wingless 600 Micros, Four Cylinders, Slingshots & Stage-1 Modifieds, starting time 5:30pm Friday, May 8, 2015 - 270 & 600 cc Micros, 8 Cylinder Enduros and the first appearance of the ARDC Midgets on the quarter mile in 2015, starting at 8pm Saturday, May 9, 2015 - Mother's Day Flower Give Away - Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman, Outlaw Stocks & Rookies plus…

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Gardner/Spencer Duel Continues at the PAS

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Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway hosts the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars againSaturday night and once again drivers Damion Gardner and Mike Spencer expect to be among the favorites for the victory. Owning eight total championships, the two drivers have accounted for 93 total USAC/CRA feature wins. Of those 93, 57 have come at Perris. Gardner has 32 wins at the PAS and Spencer 25. Gardner, seeking a fourth series title compared to Spencer's five, has a five-point lead over Spencer in the 2015 standings. Gardner has a win, a second, a third and a fourth in his four starts. Spencer has…

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5/2-Mason Dixon Series invades Airport Speedway

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In just a little under one week, the Mason Dixon 270 Micro Sprint Series will be making their first of two stops at Airport Speedway on their 2015 tour. Now as everyone knows, 270 2 Stroke drivers, with their we-live-on-the-ragged-edge lifestyle and their never-say-die (until it dies) attitude, push it to the limit every time they get on the track. And as the story goes, there is not one 2 stroke track out there said to be more demanding than Airport Speedway in New Castle, DE (for better or for worse). The Mason Dixon Series drivers, who typically show off…

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Southwest Sprints Resume at Canyon Saturday

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R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. continues his pursuit of a second consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car championship this Saturday when the series returns to Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. for the 5th Annual "Canyon Clash."Johnson has been nothing short of spectacular the past two years, boosting his all-time Arizona USAC feature win total to 21. He has won the last three series features, including the March 28 "Hank Arnold Memorial" at Canyon and he enjoys a 37-point lead over Charles Davis Jr. in the latest series points. Nobody has won four straight Arizona features since Johnson did it in…

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EAST, MIDWEST & WEST HPDs ALL IN ACTION; DAVISON, LOVE SCORE AT VENTURA; RAIN AT COLUMBUS

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EAST, MIDWEST & WEST HPDs ALL IN ACTION; DAVISON, LOVE SCORE AT VENTURA; RAIN AT COLUMBUS North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio and California all host USAC HPD Midget action this weekend as the Eastern, Midwest and Western series compete. Eastern races are Friday at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, N.C. and Saturday at Franklin County Speedway in Callaway, Va. Midwest openers are slated Friday at Toledo (Ohio) Speedway and Saturday at Shady Bowl Speedway in DeGraff, Ohio. Western HPDs travel to Madera (Calif.) Speedway on Friday and Saturday. Saturday's event is part of the "Vukovich Classic." Friday's Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness "Rollie Beale…

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Hometown Win Perfect For Pitkat; Stafford Driver Claims Whelen Modified Spring Sizzler Victory

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Hometown Win Perfect For Pitkat Stafford Driver Claims Whelen Modified Spring Sizzler Victory STAFFORD, Conn. -- Woody Pitkat completed a picture perfect homecoming Sunday afternoon. The 35-year-old Stafford, Connecticut, driver powered to the victory in the NAPA Spring Sizzler 200, the traditional season-opening event for Stafford Motor Speedway. In the process, the driver of the No. 88 Buzz Chew Chevrolet/Elbow East Chevrolet became the first hometown driver to win the prestigious NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event. It was Pitkat's third career tour win. He scored his first career win last year in the August event at Stafford before following it…

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MATT SHEPPARD PASSES MATT HULSIZER TO WIN STAMPEDE STEAKHOUSE MODIFIED MAIN AT UTICA-ROME ON GATES-COLE INSURANCE NIGHT

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MATT SHEPPARD PASSES MATT HULSIZER TO WIN STAMPEDE STEAKHOUSE MODIFIED MAIN AT UTICA-ROME ON GATES-COLE INSURANCE NIGHT VERNON, NY- The stars aligned for Matt Sheppard on Gates-Cole Insurance night at the Utica-Rome Speedway. The veteran driver from Waterloo, N.Y., captured the 30-lap Stampede Steakhouse Modified main-event with a late race pass of Matt Hulsizer. It was Sheppard’s second NASCAR Whelen All-American Series win of the 2015 season. Other winners included Claude Hutchings Jr., in the Open Sportsman, AJ Filbeck in the 602 Sportsman and Mike Welch in the Pro Street Stocks. Tim Mayne and Dave Rauscher were the duo brought…

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Kurt Busch dominates to win postponed race at Richmond, seals Chase berth

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Kurt Busch dominates to win postponed race at Richmond, seals Chase berth April 26, 2015 By Chris Knight NASCAR Wire Service RICHMOND, Va. – Suspension to redemption. After being suspended for three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races earlier this season after an alleged domestic violence incident, Kurt Busch won Sunday’s postponed Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway in a dominating performance, virtually locking up a spot in this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. “It’s an incredible feeling,” said Busch, who was reinstated March 11 and granted a waiver into the Chase. “It’s a total team effort. And…

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ERIC MAURIELLO WINS WILL WALL STADIUM MODIFIED OPENER SATURDAY

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ERIC MAURIELLO WINS WILL WALL STADIUM MODIFIED OPENER SATURDAY WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Eric Mauriello continued on a hot streak at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night by winning a wild opening night 40-lap main event for the Downs Ford Modified stock cars. The Howell resident won his last time out in the annual “Turkey Derby” classic here five months ago. Despite chilly evening temperatures a large grandstand crowd watched the 26 car Modified field take the green flag with Jason Hearne of New Egypt the early leader while Derek Hopkinson of Toms River and Freehold’s Steven Reed were soon a…

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LORD HOLDS OFF WAGNER & HAGGENBOTTOM TO WIN CO-SANCTIONED FEATURE EVENT AT NEW EGYPT

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LORD HOLDS OFF WAGNER & HAGGENBOTTOM TO WIN CO-SANCTIONED FEATURE EVENT AT NEW EGYPT New Egypt, New Jersey By Erika Palmai Wagner Joe Lord, of Allentown NJ, claimed not only his first victory of the 2015 season, but also the very first TSRS/NERS co-sanctioned feature event of the year. Lord led all twenty laps of the electrifying 305 sprint car showdown, with hotshot competitors Eddie Wagner and Mike Haggenbottom lurking closely behind, looking to capture their first win of the season as well. It was Lord though, who ultimately mastered the heavy lap traffic ahead, with Wagner, Haggenbottom, Tim Tanner…

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New Winners Emerge To Share Spotlight In Exciting Racing Action At Hamlin Speedway

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New Winners Emerge To Share Spotlight In Exciting Racing Action At Hamlin Speedway By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media The 2015 racing season at the Hamlin Speedway has been thrown a curve ball from Mother Nature for the first two weeks of the racing season but hard work, determination and the concession stands coffee pot prevailed for a great racing show. The hard working track crew headed up by Randy Smith went to work to whip the track into shape for the evening of events and even though the racing began a bit later than usual, the 1/5 mile clay…

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$3.8 MILLION DOLLARS PAID OUT IN 114 EVENTS & 25 YEARS, THUNDER ON THE HILL TO KICKOFF 26TH SEASON SUNDAY, MAY 24 WITH 5-25’S FEATURES ONLY EVENT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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$3.8 MILLION DOLLARS PAID OUT IN 114 EVENTS & 25 YEARS, THUNDER ON THE HILL TO KICKOFF 26TH SEASON SUNDAY, MAY 24 WITH 5-25’S FEATURES ONLY EVENT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY A busy season is planned as the twenty-six year of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will kick off Sunday night, May 24 with the popular Grandview Thunder 5-25’s feature only event at the Grandview Speedway. Thunder on the Hill nears closer and closer to reaching the $4 million dollar mark in competitor payout. After twenty-five years and one-hundred and fourteen events, the series has distributed…

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Janisch Wins Hoosier Tire ATQMRA Opener

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Janisch Wins Hoosier Tire ATQMRA Opener 2014 ATQMRA Champion Matt Jansich started his title defense the same way he clinched it. By Winning. It was the third consecutive opening night victory for the TQ veteran at Mahoning Valley. A strong contingent of Rookie drivers were on hand with young Avery Stoehr at the head of that class. Heat races were won by Avery Stoehr and Matt Roselli. The next event on the schedule for the ATQMRA is the independent sanction $1,000 to win race at Chapel Hill Speedway in New York on May 2 followed by the next Points paying…

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Small Cars, Big Payouts: Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Small Car Showcase’ THIS SUNDAY, May 3 Features NPS Tour By NY6A Winged 600cc Micro-Sprints, Wingless 600cc Micro-Sprints, 270cc Micro-Sprints, XCel 600 Modifieds, Empire Lightning Sprints & Slingshots; Vahlco Wheels Offers Bonuses

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Small Cars, Big Payouts: Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Small Car Showcase’ THIS SUNDAY, May 3 Features NPS Tour By NY6A Winged 600cc Micro-Sprints, Wingless 600cc Micro-Sprints, 270cc Micro-Sprints, XCel 600 Modifieds, Empire Lightning Sprints & Slingshots; Vahlco Wheels Offers Bonuses CENTER LISLE, NY – Small cars will race for some big money when BD Motorsports Media LLC presents the inaugural ‘Small Car Showcase’ at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The first edition of the special event takes place THIS Sunday, May 3 (rain date: May 17) at the clay oval located just outside Whitney Point, N.Y., 25 miles north of Binghamton. A full…

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BALLOU BANZAIS LAKESIDE TO “WELD RACING SPRING CLASSIC” WIN

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BALLOU BANZAIS LAKESIDE TO "WELD RACING SPRING CLASSIC" WIN Kansas City, Kansas...It was "take no prisoners" for Robert Ballou on Sunday night at Lakeside Speedway as the Rocklin, California driver decimated the field to win the 30-lap "Weld Racing Spring Classic." After a caution with 12 laps to go, Ballou tore away from the field to an eventual 7.519-second victory in the Blakesley Auto - MPHG Promotions #12 Maxim/Ott on the first visit to the track by the AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship since 2001. "Our car was just a tick too tight on the cushion, and I had to…

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Desoto Speedway Was Closed April 25th Due To The Desoto Parade, Racing Resumes May 2nd

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Desoto Speedway Was Closed April 25th Due To The Desoto Parade, Racing Resumes May 2nd  Desoto Speedway is the place to be this Saturday night May 2nd when the Open Wheel Modifieds returns to action. Also street stock, modified mini, mini stock, bombers and the Legends cars are back for their first race of the season. front gates open at 4:30, racing at 7:00 and adults tickets are just 15.00 for this action packed night of racing. visit our website for all other information at desotospeedway.net Due to a conflict of scheduling with another super late model race at another…

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Morris Wins Clyde Martin 600cc Nailbiter; 2nd Straight For Spence in 270’s

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Newmanstown, PA -  It's not often that you'll hear a race driver say that he or she actually feels badly about winning, that he/she is heartbroken because they beat a rival to the checkered flag. But that is exactly what happened on Saturday night at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway.   "I really feel sorry for Jason (Swavely)...he was so strong tonight...this was his race to win," explained a sincere James Morris as he stood in victory lane after the 25-lap 600cc main event.   Morris captured an exciting, nail-biting triumph to record his first win of the young season…

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Rouse Edges Friesen to Win DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Opener

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FULTON, N.Y. - April 25, 2015 - Brad Rouse passed fellow St. Catharines, Ontario, rival James Friesen twice on the final lap to win the DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Series 30-lap opener Saturday night at Fulton Speedway. Rouse put his Rick's Delivery/St. Amant Auto No. 18R up at the top of the track and roared off the fourth turn to edge Friesen by a half car-length after Friesen had retaken the lead entering the third turn. "It was checkers or wreckers," Rouse said. "I wasn't going to lift at that point. He's a good racer and he battled me, but I…

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Decker Kicks Off Title Defense with Highbank Holdup Win

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FULTON, N.Y. - April 25, 2015 - Billy Decker hauled off with the winner's loot from the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Highbank Holdup 100 Saturday at Fulton Speedway to begin defense of his 2014 Series crown. Decker, of Unadilla, N.Y., started 11th in a 30-car field in the Gypsum Express No. 91. He took the lead from 2014 Fulton champion Larry Wight for the first time on lap 50, yielded to Wight a lap later and then retook the point for keeps on lap 61 as the leaders began working through lapped traffic. Wight, who was the Pole Position…

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One To Remember: Nick Rochinski Earns First Thunder Mountain Victory In Spectacular Season Opener; Kevin Jordan (Open Sportsman), Chad Cook (Crate 602 Sportsman), Rudy Roth (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), John Ayre (XCel 600 Modified) & Dylan Robinson (Four Cylinder) Also Triumph As 118 Cars Fill Pit Area

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Nick Rochinski will never forget his breakthrough victory at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Rochinski, of Dickson City, Pa., registered his first-career big-block/small-block Modified checkered at the Center Lisle, N.Y., three-eighths-mile oval in spectacular fashion, outdueling Mike Mahaney in a spirited, back-and-forth battle to win Saturday night’s Waymart Building Center/Sharkey’s Fuels Season Opener. Rochinski earned $1,992 from the speedway and an additional $100 cash bonus in Victory Lane from race sponsors Chuck Grimm (Waymart Building Center of Waymart, Pa.) and Rocky Rosetti (Sharkey’s Fuels of South Canaan, Pa.) following the 30-lap main event. Despite brisk temperatures, Thunder Mountain…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway: Kyle Strohl’s Modified win is no match for the veterans: Kris Graver continues his SpeedSTR dominance

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(LEHIGHTON, Pa. 4-25-15) In 2014 then 14-year old Kyle Strohl burst onto the Modified scene at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway as the youngest driver to ever win a feature race with the division, that coming in just his third time out. By mid-summer he won again, finished fifth in points and was named Rookie of the Year. Now a year older and nearly one year to the day of that memorable first victory Strohl notched a convincing triumph and firmly validated himself as a genuine contender among the many elite veterans. The 15-year old from Palmerton beat such notables as…

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Grandview Speedway : Results

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COMING EVENTS: SATURDAY, May 2, 7:30 p.m. (Please note starting time change which will be in place until the September 12 Freedom 76) Ingersoll Rand Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman. Each division feature winner will earn a $600 Ingersoll Rand tool prize pack. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 11 and under are admitted FREE. Saturday, May 9, 7:30 p.m. Whelen Engineering Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman plus Blast From the Past Vintage Racers. Effective May 2nd each Saturday night has spectator gates opening…

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The Texas Outlaw: Donny Schatz Wins at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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MESQUITE, Tex. - April 25, 2015 - The Texas Outlaw Nationals at Devil's Bowl Speedway on Saturdaynight was a battle between two drivers and the lapped traffic that lay ahead. When the checkered flag fell on the $20,000-to-win, 30-lap feature, it was Donny Schatz who scored the coveted Ted Johnson Memorial trophy and his sixth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season. Schatz led the field to the green flag. A red flag flew on the start catching up several cars including 294-time series winner Sammy Swindell. The field reset and returned to green. Schatz led the…

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Ventura USAC Western HPD Midget Results

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  USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: April 25, 2015 - Ventura, California - Ventura Raceway   RESTRICTED HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Jessie Love IV (#38 L Love), 2. Joel Rayborne (#44L Love), 3. Robert Dalby (#4D Holmes), 4. Cinnamon Brown (#22B Brown). NT       FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Gary Howard (#7k Kruseman), 2. Randi Pankratz (#37 Pankratz), 3. Courtney Crone (#98jr. Pankratz), 4. Ashley Hazelton (#5 Hazelton), 5. Jesse Love (#11E Brannon), 6. Shawn Buckley (#7 Buckley), 7. Brown. NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1 Ron Hazelton (#15 Hazelotn), 2. Daniel Anderson (#88 Shankerman), 3. Jet Davison (#59…

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DRAYTON DRIVES TO A WIN IN THE OPENING EVENT OF THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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DRAYTON DRIVES TO A WIN IN THE OPENING EVENT OF THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (April 25, 2015) – Bob Drayton drove his Small Block Modified to a win in the opening event of the Modified 811 Dig Safe Series on the quarter mile track at Bridgeport Speedway. Drayton, who drew the pole in the 25-lap feature, led every step of the way. The main event was slowed by only two caution periods. When the green flag waved to start the feature race, a ten car tangle forced the retirement of competitors Corey Andersen…

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Weekend Events Cancelled at Deer Creek Speedway

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SPRING VALLEY, MN - April 25, 2015: Throughout the week cool temps and precipitation fell on the grounds of Deer Creek Speedway. Officials worked through the challenges early in the week but were forced to shut down late Thursday night and were not able to fire back up on Friday. The team met on Friday night to discuss a game plan to get week number two of the season in and as talks went on it came down to one thing. Saturday morning had to come with sunshine and higher temps to give us a chance. Unfortunately race fans Saturday…

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Hodnett Turns Back All Stars At Williams Grove

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Hodnett Turns Back All Stars At Williams Grove 4/24/15 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mechanicsburg – Greg Hodnett scored for the Pennsylvania Posse against the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, taking his first oval win of the season worth $5,000. Hodnett turned back a strong contingent of All Stars in an event that found circuit regular Danny Holtgraver holding the pole position for the start of the 30-lap feature. Only two laps were scored with Holtgraver in control when the races first caution flag unfurled. On the restart Holtgraver held off the advances of…

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Bridgeport Speedway 4/24/15 Results

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270cc: 1. Jay Hartman, 2. Sean Huesser, 3. Bill Gray, 4. Chris Locuson, 5. Roland Saxton, 6. Glenn Frye, Jr., 7. John Blanda, 8. Lee Reihardt, 9. Tyler Reinhardt, 10. Ryan Wozunk, 11. Luke Fogg, 12. Jonathan John. 600cc: 1. Lee Nardelli, 2. Rob Vivona, 3. PJ Williams, 4. Jay Hartman, 5. Jermain Godshall, 6. Jeff Hartman, 7. Sam Lamothe, 8. Nick Havens, 9. Ed Barber, II, 10. Tony Hodgson, 11. Ernie Miles, Jr., 12. Mike Filburn, 13. Bill Thomas, 14. Gary Forsythe. Servpro of Woodbury/Deptford 4 cyls: 1. Joe King, 2. Chris Sammons, 3. Carly Rocap, 4. Keith McKinley,…

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Accord Speedway 4/24/15 Results

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Friday, April 24th - Dig Safely New York Night MODIFIED: Mike Ricci, Jerry Higbie, Corey Lowitt, Jeff Heotzler Sr., Jackie Brown Jr., Danny Tyler, Scott Ferrier, Tommy Johnson, Brad Rothaupt, Richard Smith, Joe Judge, Rich Eurich, Clinton Mills, Rich Ricci Jr., Mark Pullen, Lem Atkins (DNS) SPORTSMAN: Jimmy Wells, Dave Werber, Kevin Ward, Phil Goetschius, Jeff Hulseapple, Randy Green, Rich Ricci III, Scott Quick, Frank Smith III, Jesse Marks, Joe Giachinta, Greg McCloskey, Joe Bonetti, Ken Ferrier (DQ), Steve Williams (DNS) SPEC SPORTSMAN: Robbie Knipe, Kenny Hinsch, Nick Plumstead, Kyle Vanduser, Jimmy Johnson, Roger Hummer, Dan Speedling, Emerson Cargain Jr.,…

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SATURDAY NIGHT RACING RETURNS TO THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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SATURDAY NIGHT RACING RETURNS TO THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY After three weeks of special Sunday shows, Saturday night racing returns to the Bridgeport 5/8 mile speedway as the championship point season gets underway on Dollar Dog night as the  Spirit Dodge Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman, Stewart Stainless Outlaw Stocks and D.A.'s Auto Body & Repair Rookies take to the track for a full night of racing. The new clay surface has provided a lot of close, exciting racing during the early weeks of the racing season and conditions only promise to get even better with the later race starts of the…

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The Fast Break at Dodge City

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The Fast Break at Dodge City Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 23, 2015) – Getting off to the fast start, it’s what every racer hopes for. And several drivers did exactly that in the recent Dodge City Raceway Park season opener on April 11, with Ty Williams, Jeremy Sigler, Michael Pepper and Cody Davis breaking out the best with feature wins. It remains to be seen who breaks out the quickest in the IMCA Modified ranks, with the opening feature pushed back by weather to this Saturday’s card that will now include double Modified features along with a full…

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Friday’s Texas Outlaw Nationals Opener Rained Out at Devil’s Bowl

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Friday’s Texas Outlaw Nationals Opener Rained Out at Devil’s Bowl Focus on Saturday’s huge $20,000-to-win World of Outlaws spectacular MESQUITE, Texas - April 24, 2015 - The Texas Outlaw Nationals opener on Friday night at Devil's Bowl Speedway has been rained out to put the emphasis on Saturday's huge $20,000-to-win spectacular. On Saturday the pits will open at 3 p.m. and the grandstands will open at 4 p.m. Fans with Friday tickets can exchange them for a Saturday ticket at no change in price. Fans with a two-day package have several options. Fans can use the Friday value of their…

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FACTORY STOCKS GET O’SHEA’S AUTO REPAIR SPONSORSHIP AT WALL STADIUM FOR 2015

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FACTORY STOCKS GET O’SHEA’S AUTO REPAIR SPONSORSHIP AT WALL STADIUM FOR 2015 WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ O’Shea’s Auto Repair, located just minutes from the speedway on Marietta Road in Wall, is the title sponsor for the popular Factory Stock racing division at Wall Stadium Speedway for the 2015 season. The sponsorship runs from the April 15 season opener and continues throughout the entire Saturday night season. “Tim O’Shea has been a big part of the speedway for a long time,” office administrator Diane Krause said while making the announcement. “Tim has raced here and has always been a supporter of…

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Money Man: “The Doctor” Danny Johnson Sets Sights On $15,000 As Short Track Super Series North Region Title Contender Driving For Chris Gennarelli; Next Series Stop: Big Diamond Speedway Tuesday, May 5 For ‘Anthracite Assault’

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Money Man: “The Doctor” Danny Johnson Sets Sights On $15,000 As Short Track Super Series North Region Title Contender Driving For Chris Gennarelli; Next Series Stop: Big Diamond Speedway Tuesday, May 5 For ‘Anthracite Assault’ MINERSVILLE, PA – Danny Johnson built the reputation as a true “money racer” in the Northeast dirt Modified community. Johnson, of Rochester, N.Y., as a result, has taken a liking to the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek and its lucrative pay structures and massive point fund. After falling just shy of the inaugural STSS championship to Andy Bachetti last year, Johnson is…

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BILLY PAUCH JR. TO BE PART OF RACING EXCITEMENT AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY

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BILLY PAUCH JR. TO BE PART OF RACING EXCITEMENT AT GRANDVIEW SATURDAY BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 23, 2015 . . . One of the rising young stars of area auto racing is Billy Pauch Jr. and he is planning to join the star studded field of racing talent that is seen in the NASCAR 358 Modified stock cars this Saturday, April 25, at Grandview Speedway. Pauch, son of legendary dirt track racer Billy Pauch Sr., will be wheeling the Breitenstein #14 Modified. In addition to this Saturday Pauch will be seen at Grandview on May 16, June 13, July 18 and…

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4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby and Scout Night Saturday May 2nd at Virginia Motor Speedway

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4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby and Scout Night Saturday May 2nd at Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA – If you have ever been involved in a pinewood derby you know how exciting it is not only for the kids but for the adults. Saturday May 2nd Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will bring that excitement and fun to the speedway as it hosts the 4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby as part of Truckin Thunder Scout Night. “We are extremely excited to once again host this event and to help raise money and awareness for ChildHelp. We have to…

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What Happened To Racers?

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What happened to racers? By: Pete MacDonald As I stood in the infield of Bridgeport Speedway on Sunday looking at Twitter on my phone and saw that Erik Jones was replacing Denny Hamlin because Denny was complaining of neck spasms, I thought to myself, When did race car drivers turn into such babies? What happened to the days when guys like Dale Earnhardt were called "One Tough Customer" after Earnhardt and Tim Richmond tangled in turn one at Pocono leaving Earnhardt with a broken leg only to tell people to keep it quiet so he can race the next week.…

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Magnus Racing Products Teams With Stafford Speedway to Expand Rookie of the Year Program

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---Magnus Racing Products of Danielson has joined the Stafford Motor Speedway family of partners and will offer a monetary bonus totaling $1,600 to the rookie class of 2015.  The runners up in the chase for Rookie of the Year honors in each of Stafford’s five NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing divisions will be eligible for the Magnus bonus.  The Magnus bonus will be distributed as follows; SK Modified® and Late Model rookie runners up,  $400 each, SK Light and Limited Late Model rookie runners up $300 each, and $200 to the DARE Stock rookie runner up.  The Magnus…

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RADCLIFF VICTORIOUS IN MAIN EVENT AT AIRPORT SPEEDWAY

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RADCLIFF VICTORIOUS IN MAIN EVENT AT AIRPORT SPEEDWAY Article co-written by Track Reporters Alex Swift & Reese Long   The first race of the 2015 season brought out the fans in droves, with all of them anxious and ready to watch what many refer to as a “spectacle of speed.”   At 7pm on Saturday April 18th, with the fans in the stands, and the stars of the speedway ready to display their talents on the track, the first green flag of the new season was dropped and the qualifying heats were officially underway. The eight micro-sprint heats races, which…

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PENN CAN SPEEDWAY POSTPONES “CAN OPENER” TO NEXT FRIDAY, MAY 1ST

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PENN CAN SPEEDWAY POSTPONES “CAN OPENER” TO NEXT FRIDAY, MAY 1ST Susquehanna, PA…A combination of week-long rain and a forecast calling for wind and record low temperatures has forced Penn Can Speedway management to postpone the “Can Opener”. The 2015 season opener is now rescheduled for next Friday, May 1st.   After two practice sessions that saw perfect track conditions, the anticipation was really building leading up to the “Can Opener”. Now everyone will have to wait one more week to lift the lid on the 2015 racing season.   “In spite of how rough this spring has been, the…

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Off To Strong 2015 Start; Top-10 Earnings Reports For Orange County Fair Speedway & Bridgeport Speedway North & South Region Openers; Drivers Cash In With STSS!

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BOYERTOWN, PA – The Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek launched its 2015 season with successful spring programs at Orange County (N.Y.) Fair Speedway April 11 and Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway April 19. As has become the norm at STSS events, massive payouts were distributed to the big-block/small-block Modified competitors in attendance. Orange County’s ‘Hard Clay Open’ opened the Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region $15,000 championship battle, while Bridgeport hosted the Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region presented by Scotty’s Speed & Diesel ‘South Jersey Shootout’ lid-lifter. The STSS South Region champion earns $7,500. Both events attracted large and…

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SpeedSTR’s Set For This Saturday’s All Pro Tour Opener at Mahoning Valley Speedway

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Kris Graver, Earl Paules, Rick Kirkendall, Wayne Weaver, Kyle Lick, and a host of other SpeedSTRs will do battle on the ultra-competitive Mahoning Valley's asphalt bullring!  The All Star Slingshots will also make their first pavement start of the young season...it's a "can't miss" event in Lehighton this Saturday! **Drellos Makes Successful Return To Slingshots; Wins At Accord on Tuesday, April 14     by Brett Deyo   Demetrios Drellos of Queensbury, N.Y., was the 20-lap Slingshot winner. Drellos was moonlighting in a Slingshot before making the move into the 358-Modified division this season at N.Y.’s Lebanon Valley Speedway. He…

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Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Post-Event Infractions

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INDIANAPOLIS (April 22, 2015) - INDYCAR announced the following post-event infractions from the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, which was held April 17-19 on the Streets of Long Beach, Calif. • INDYCAR officials fined a crew member of KV Racing Technology $500 for violating Rule 1.2.7.2(f) (fueling without visor down). • INDYCAR officials fined crew members of A.J. Foyt Enterprises a total of $1,500 for violating Rule 7.9.6 (failure to attend equipment during pit stop), Rule 7.10.1.11 (crew member not wearing proper attire) and Rule 7.10.1.12 (too many crew members over pit wall). • INDYCAR officials fined a crew…

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

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WAYCROSS, GA (April 22, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series finale from East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL, (which was held on Saturday, February 14th) will air twice on the MAVTV network this Thursday, April 23rd 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 country to compete in the season opening weekend.  This broadcast will include driver…

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Scott Triumphs In Opener, Youngsters Shining Bright at Deer Creek Speedway

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By Bill Nelson April 18, 2015 Spring Valley MN   With the winds coming out of the east and blowing into the grandstands we were all thankful for a warmer day of racing as the 20th anniversary of Deer Creek Speedway kicked off in spectacular fashion.   The first feature event of the night was the WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds. Bradley Seavers jumped out from at the start with Tammy Soma Clark in second. Justin Froemming showed his speed early on and moved into second on lap two with Dustin Scott following into third. Scott worked past Froemming on lap five…

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