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ALEX’S TIRE/BREIDINGER’S SPEED SHOP RETURNS TO BE PART OF DIRT TRACK HEROES EVENT

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ALEX’S TIRE/BREIDINGER’S SPEED SHOP RETURNS TO BE PART OF . . . . 11TH ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES EVENT MARCH 4TH TO 10TH Story By: Bob Miller/Dirt Track Heroes Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com As the Eleventh Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show continues towards the opening day of the event, the management staff has been putting the many pieces in place for what will be another highly successful gathering of the past, present and future of auto racing coming together under one roof in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. The show will begin on March…

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Smith & Decker Set Ambitious SSTS Slate

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Jeremy Smith Racing Sets Ambitious 2018 Short Track Super Series Schedule; Billy Decker Returns To Team Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRIANGLE, NY – Jeremy Smith Racing (JSR) has set an ambitious 2018 racing schedule. Owner/driver Jeremy Smith will again chase points on the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. Look for the Triangle, N.Y., driver to compete on the STSS Halmar International North Region – where he finished third in points last year – and the Velocita-USA South Region with his No. 46 Bicknell. On a weekly basis,…

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What Does Your Track Championship Pay? New Egypt Speedway Modified Champion To Earn $10K Again

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What Does Your Track Championship Pay? New Egypt Speedway Modified Champion To Earn $10,000 Again In 2018 Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Just like it has it has for the last 20 years, New Egypt Speedway will pay $10,000 to its Modified champion again in 2018. Billy Pauch Jr. will be back to defend his 2017 crown aboard Rick Holsten’s No. 96 but the task of repeating wont be easy. Pauch Jr. coming off of a season that saw him win five features will have some stout competition in 2018. Ryan…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Announces 2018 Broadcast Schedule

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Announces 2018 Broadcast Schedule Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (January 31, 2018) - In 2017, race fans enjoyed the thrilling, edge of your seat racing action of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Model Dirt Series on four major television networks: MAVTV Motorsports Network, NBC Sports Network, CBS Sports Network, and CBS Television Network. Additionally, streaming services Lucas Oil Racing TV and DirtonDirt.com brought the high-speed, dirt slinging excitement worldwide. This season, the television exposure is expanding to include even more of the premier national touring series for dirt late…

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Red Bull Global Rallycross to Debut in New Orleans on Saturday, June 23

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Red Bull Global Rallycross to Debut in New Orleans on Saturday, June 23 Story By: Chris Leone/Red Bull GRC Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Los Angeles, CA (January 31, 2017) - NOLA Motorsports Park will host the high-flying, wheel-to-wheel action of Red Bull Global Rallycross this Saturday, June 23. Red Bull GRC New Orleans will mark the first time that professional rallycross action has taken place in Louisiana, and will be the tour’s only stop in the southeastern United States for the season. Red Bull GRC New Orleans will serve as the fourth round of the series’ 12-round, international championship for…

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Bouc Sets Sights On STSS Velocita-USA South Region

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Danny Bouc Sets Sights On STSS Velocita-USA South Region With Craig Pondish No. 6 Operation Story By: Cody Manmiller/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff PIPERSVILLE, PA – On April 23, 2017, at the South Jersey Shootout, Danny Bouc established himself as one of the premier young drivers in the region. In 2018, he plans to put that to the test. Bouc, who used a late-race restart to power on the outside from sixth to finish second in last year’s Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway event, has paired with Craig Pondish, owner of the well-known C&S Equipment red No. 6. The team has…

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BACON, HAMILTON TO SPLIT DUTIES FOR 2018 SILVER CROWN RUN WITH KLATT, EAST

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BACON, HAMILTON TO SPLIT DUTIES FOR 2018 SILVER CROWN RUN WITH KLATT, EAST Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Two-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champion Brady Bacon and past USAC Silver Crown Rookie of the Year Kyle Hamilton will split duties during the 2018 USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series season for Terry Klatt Enterprises and USAC Hall of Fame crew chief Bob East. Bacon, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, will compete in all five of the dirt races on the schedule at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track on Apr. 29, the Indiana State…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Rolls into East Bay Raceway Park

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Rolls into East Bay Raceway Park Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (January 30, 2018) - One of the biggest weeks of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season is just around the corner. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will invade East Bay Raceway Park for the 42nd Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - Presented by E3 Spark Plugs, February 4th-10th. An Open Practice from 6:00pm - 9:00pm on Sunday will kick off a week-long stretch of racing action. From Monday, February 5th through Saturday, February 10th the nation's top dirt late model drivers will…

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Williamson Joins Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Team for 2018 SSTS

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Mat Williamson Joins Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Team for 2018 Short Track Super Series North Region Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dick Ayers & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com FLORIDA, NY – The Behrent’s Performance Warehouse race team is growing for 2018. Team owner Jeff Behrent has announced the operation will expand to a pair of cars for the upcoming Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco season, with rising young star Mat Williamson joining Tommy Meier in a two-car effort on the STSS Halmar International North Region. The pairing will make its debut at Orange County Fair Speedway…

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JEFF’S AUTOMOTIVE RETURNS TO 11TH ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW

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JEFF’S AUTOMOTIVE RETURNS TO 11TH ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW Story By: Bob Miller/Dirt Track Heroes Photos By: Walt Smith & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com The operative words to best describe the behind the scenes work leading up to the 11th Annual Quaker Steak and Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show would be "fully engaged." The telephones are ringing and the internet is very much up to speed with another sponsor signing on for what will be another successful gathering of the past, present and future of auto racing as they all join forces together under one roof in…

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2019 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Ticket Information Now Available

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2019 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Ticket Information Now Available Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 29, 2018) Mark your calendars! Ticket renewals and new ticket orders for the 33rd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire begin on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, and run through Friday, April 27, 2018. Announced on the opening day of the 2018 edition of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, the 33rd annual event will expand to six nights of racing with next year's dates scheduled for January 14-19, 2019. Explained by Chili…

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An All Star lineup set to return to the Sunshine State

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An All Star lineup set to return to the Sunshine State; Five-race Florida visit to award minimum $10,000 point fund Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (January 29, 2018) - Celebrating four seasons under the ownership of three-time NASCAR Cup champion, Tony Stewart, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1™ will enter the new year boasting a schedule comprised of 55 events at 36 different facilities. “America’s Series” will crisscross much of the Northeast and Midwest during their upcoming travels, visiting dirt ovals in nine different states including Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana,…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA CELEBRATES 2017 CHAMPIONS

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ALBANY-SARATOGA CELEBRATES 2017 CHAMPIONS Special Award Recipients Also Honored Story By: Don Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com   Malta, NY (January 27, 2018) – Albany-Saratoga Speedway closed the 2017 season with its annual banquet by honoring its division champions and several unique happenings at “The Great Race Place” on Friday, January 26. The Holiday Inn Saratoga (Saratoga Springs, NY) hosted the event with approximately 300 guests in attendance with track announcer Dan Martin serving as emcee. Over 40 drivers were on hand to receive their point fund payment from the Modified, Sportsman, Pro Stock, Street Stock and 4-Cylinder classes,…

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Exciting Racing And Demolition Derbies Share Race Dates At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways in 2018

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Exciting Racing And Demolition Derbies Share Race Dates At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways in 2018; Race Party Saturday, February 17 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – Back in 2018 by popular demand at the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways will be the fan favorite night of side-by-side exciting dirt track racing with the evening ending with the crunching metal and chaos of King’s Smash ‘Em Crash ‘Em Demo Derbies featuring 4 and 6-cylinder Adult Chain and Bang plus small car youth demo derbies. Circle your calendars for these events on, Saturday, May…

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S&D BODYLINE IS SPONSORING THE PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

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S&D BODYLINE IS SPONSORING THE PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR Story By: Mike Wizniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs & Ace Lane Jr./RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (January 28, 2018) - S&D Bodyline, a specialty fabrication business serving asphalt and dirt racers, has signed up to sponsor the Perfect Attendance Award at New Egypt Speedway for the third consecutive year. "We are pleased to have S&D Bodyline back with us as a sponsor of this award," said New Egypt Speedway's Joey Liquori. All Modified, Sportsman and Crate Modified drivers who compete in every…

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Orange County Fair Speedway Kicks Off Short Track Super Series North Region For Fifth Consecutive Year

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Orange County Fair Speedway Kicks Off Short Track Super Series North Region For Fifth Consecutive Year Sunday, April 8 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the fifth time, Orange County Fair Speedway will serve as the starting point of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco North tour. The ‘Hard Clay Open’ on Sunday, April 8 waves the green flag on the STSS Halmar International North Region: a 50-lap tussle around the ‘Legendary House of Power’ offering $5,000-plus to the winner, $1,000 for 10th and $500 just…

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FLORES WINS HIS FIRST GAMBLER’S CLASSIC INDOOR RACE IN ATLANTIC CITY

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RYAN FLORES WINS HIS FIRST GAMBLER’S CLASSIC INDOOR RACE IN ATLANTIC TIY; CALE ROSS CLAIMS CHAMP KART FEATURE, BRETT BIEBER TOPS IN SLINGSHOT MAIN Story By: Ernie Saxton/Gamblers Classic Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 28,2018...Ryan Flores gained the lead with thirteen laps left in the sixteenth running of the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels Three Quarter (TQ Midget Gambler’s Classic Saturday night inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall when leader Tim Buckwalter went spinning off turn two, and then held off Jimmy Blewett for the final thirteen laps of the race to claim his…

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BLEWETT, PAULES, TIDMAN AND TOMMY CATALANO ARE NAPA KNOW HOW FRIDAY NIGHT THREE QUARTER MIDGET MASTERS IN AC

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BLEWETT, PAULES, TIDMAN AND TOMMY CATALANO ARE NAPA KNOW HOW FRIDAY NIGHT THREE QUARTER MIDGET MASTERS IN A.C. BOARDWALK HALL; FLORES FASTEST IN TIME TRIALS; SLINGSHOTS COMPLETE QUALIFYING; 16TH ANNUAL GAMBLER’S CLASSIC SET FOR TONIGHT (SATURDAY) Story By: Ernie Saxton/Gamblers Classic Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ JANUARY 26, 2018 . . . Jimmy Blewett, Howell, N.J., Earl Paules, Palmerton, Pa., Ryan Tidman, Holland, Pa., and Timmy Catalano, Ontario, N.Y., each punched their tickets into Saturday night’s Gambler’s Classic (Three Quarter) TQ Midget feature by winning their twenty-lap A-Main Qualifiers Friday at Boardwalk Hall in day one action of…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series drivers hope to wrangle DIRTcar Nationals top prize

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It's Almost Time to Go Big Gator Hunting World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series drivers hope to wrangle DIRTcar Nationals top prize Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC­­- Jan. 26, 2018­- The second week of the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park will be headlined by dirt Late Model competition. Two nights of DIRTcar Late Models (Feb. 12-13) followed by four nights of action for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series (Feb. 14-17) are in store for the final half of the 12-day short-track racing extravaganza. A star-studded group of drivers…

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Mobil 1 joins Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions as Series Presenting Sponsor

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Mobil 1 joins Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions as Series Presenting Sponsor; Mobil 1 Racing Oils Available for Use by Teams Looking to Upgrade Horsepower and Improve Engine Protection Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: RacersGuide.Com Photo Staff BROWNSBURG, Ind. (January 26, 2018) - Mobil 1TM, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand, is now the exclusive and official motor oil of Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, joining America's original winged sprint car series as the presenting sponsor for the 2018 season. A connection that dates back nearly five decades, motorsports continues to form…

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Midgets Coming To Gateway Dirt Nationals

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Midgets Coming To Gateway Dirt Nationals Story By: Gateway Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ST. LOUIS — The VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals will feature midget racing in addition to dirt late models and open-wheel modifieds later this year. Scheduled for Nov. 29-Dec. 1, super late model registration will once again be capped at 150 entries with those details to be released soon, while the midget and open-wheel modified events will be run using an invitation-only format Cody Sommer, the event’s founder and promoter, said the changes to the program are being driven by fans, sponsors and race…

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RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing Kicks Off 2018 Season

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RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing Kicks Off 2018 Season Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (January 25, 2018) - In just one week, the nation's top dirt late model drivers will converge at Golden Isles Speedway to kick off the 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season. The RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing - Presented by General Tire will take place Thursday, February 1st through Saturday, February 3rd in Brunswick, GA. The action will get underway with an open practice for all competing divisions on Thursday, February 1st. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series…

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Volusia Speedway Park to Celebrate 50 years of Racing

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Volusia Speedway Park to Celebrate 50 years of Racing Weekly competition kicks off March 17th. Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL - Jan. 25, 2018 - While DIRTcar Nationals participants and spectators will be the first to enjoy the renovations to Volusia Speedway Park, weekly racers will continue to reap the rewards all year long as the Speedway re-opens for the 2018 season. The 50th season of weekly racing will begin on Saturday, March 17 and will continue well into November on Saturday nights. For two days; Sunday, March 11 and Monday, March 12 a special…

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DIRTcar Late Models Set the Stage for the World Of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series at Volusia

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DIRTcar Late Models Set the Stage for the World Of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series at Volusia Two DIRTcar Late Model features kick off week two of the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals Story By: Matt Prieur/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Jan. 25, 2018 - When anyone in the motorsports world thinks about the start of any racing season, our minds automatically revert to palm trees and warm temperatures found in Florida in the month of February. When you're a dirt track fan, your mind wanders to the famous Gator Pond and to the fastest half-mile dirt ovals…

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Red Bull GRC Returns to Louisville for Season Opener Saturday, May 19

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Red Bull GRC Returns to Louisville for Season Opener Saturday, May 19 Story By: Chris Leone/Red Bull GRC Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Los Angeles, CA (January 25, 2018) - The Kentucky Exposition Center will host Red Bull Global Rallycross Louisville for the second consecutive year on Saturday, May 19, 2018. This year’s event will serve as the opener of the 12-round Red Bull GRC 2018 season. “Close racing, passionate fans, and a unique course all contributed to one of the series’ most thrilling races at last year’s Louisville event, so kicking off the 2018 season with a return to the…

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BRIDGEPORT’S BIG THREE FOR 2018

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BRIDGEPORT'S BIG THREE FOR 2018 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com It's been the talk around racing circles! It was the talk around Motorsports this weekend! The Bridgeport Speedway's 2018 racing schedule and The Big Three are what everyone is talking about! The first of the Big Three events comes on Wednesday, May 16th when the drivers of the Super DIRTcar Series return to the Bridgeport Speedway for the Battle of the Bridge. The return of the Super DIRTcar Series to the Logan Township race track last season was a huge success as Bridgeport regulars, Ryan Watt…

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UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR 2018 SEASON AT LANCASTER SPEEDWAY

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UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR 2018 SEASON AT LANCASTER SPEEDWAY Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (January 24, 2018) - Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway is preparing for its 59th consecutive season of operation, and with a new season comes new opportunities. LNS&D has affordable and unique opportunities for marketing partners during the 2018 campaign. We don’t just take your money and put up a sign, we actually activate and make you feel part of the action. These opportunities include, but are not limited to, race night and event naming rights, billboards facing the NYS…

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Red Bull Global Rallycross Unveils 2018-20 GRC Lites Stakeholder Program and Schedule

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Red Bull Global Rallycross Unveils 2018-20 GRC Lites Stakeholder Program and Schedule Story By: Chris Leone/Red Bull GRC Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Los Angeles, CA (January 24, 2018) – Red Bull Global Rallycross has officially announced the terms of its new GRC Lites stakeholder program, commencing with the 2018 Red Bull GRC season and lasting through 2020. The GRC Lites stakeholder program will provide 12 full-time competitors in the class with extensive benefits for participating in each Lites championship event over the next three years. The GRC Lites stakeholders program is the best value in in motorsports and serves as…

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1000 Islands RV Centre Back to Sponsor the Canada Tour for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints.

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1000 Islands RV Centre Back to Sponsor the Canada Tour for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints. Story By: Dean Reynolds/ESS Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY – Last year marked the first season for 1000 Islands RV Centre from Gananoque, Ontario as the title sponsor for the Canada Tour with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS). We are pleased to announce that the leader in the great outdoors for over 22 years is back looking to crown another Tour of Canada champion. To even sweeten the pot for 2018, not only will the top 15 in Canada points…

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RULE CHANGES RELEASED FOR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW

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A FEW RULE CHANGES RELEASED FOR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 24, 2018 . . . With the new season of weekly stock car racing at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway a few rule changes have been announced as a result of a recent rules meeting. Late Model stock cars racing at the one-third-mile, banked clay Bechtelsville oval will now be able to us any CFM Holley style carburetor. All 602 and 604 Crate engine Sportsman cars with aluminum or steel wheels must weight 2,300, a weight reduction…

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12TH USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES EASTERN STORM THURSDAY, JUNE 14

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TO OPEN. . . 12TH USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES EASTERN STORM THURSDAY, JUNE 14 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA – One of the hottest tickets of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill season, the wingless warriors of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Championship kick off their only East Coast tour at Grandview Speedway on Thursday night, June 14. The tradition continues as the Thunder Series opens this wildly popular annual tour. In 2007, Thunder on the Hill special events promoter, Bob Miller and the Rogers Family, brought the…

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UNITED STATES AUTO CLUB AND RACING ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP

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UNITED STATES AUTO CLUB AND RACING ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Walt Smith & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SPEEDWAY, Ind. (Jan. 22, 2018) - The country's premier grassroots racing organization and the national leader in motorsports communication technology are now official partners. The United States Auto Club (USAC), which sanctions more than 1,000 motorsports events, today announced a multi-year agreement with Racing Electronics granting exclusive vending and communications services and the designation of " Official Radio Supplier of USAC." "Racing Electronics was the clear choice in a two-way communications supplier for USAC," said Kevin Miller, President…

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Volusia Speedway Park Gets a $300,000 Safety Upgrade

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Volusia Speedway Park Gets a $300,000 Safety Upgrade for DIRTcar Nationals Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL - Jan. 23, 2018 - In honor of Volusia Speedway Park's 50th anniversary, the World's Fastest Half-Mile has received a major facelift over the winter months. When DIRTcar Nationals kicks off in two weeks, on February 6, racers and fans alike will benefit from over $300,000 of upgrades geared toward keeping them safe at the premier dirt racing facility in the country. The bulk of the work done at Volusia Speedway Park went into securing the track's perimeter with…

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Red Bull GRC and Continental Tire Launch Exclusive Multi-Year Partnership

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Red Bull Global Rallycross and Continental Tire Launch Exclusive Multi-Year Partnership Story By: Chris Leone/Red Bull GRC Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Los Angeles, CA (January 23, 2018) – Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) and Continental Tire the Americas will debut their multi-year partnership with the start of the 2018 season. Continental Tire will be the exclusive tire provider for competitors in the Supercars, GRC Lites and Polaris RZR® categories, in addition to electric vehicles debuting in 2019. “Continental Tire is an industry leader in technical tire development. Their experience in developing tires that work in both pavement and non-pavement situations,…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING ACTION SET FOR BOARDWALK HALL TWO NIGHTS

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INDOOR AUTO RACING ACTION SET FOR BOARDWALK HALL TWO NIGHTS, JANUARY 26-27 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Gamblers Classic Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 23, 2018 . . . The most prestigious Indoor Auto Race meet in the east, the Atlantic City NAPA Know How Indoor Race, is ready to roar inside Boardwalk Hall this Friday and Saturday January 26 and 27 with the most coveted prize of all, the Three Quarter (TQ) Midget Gambler’s Classic victory, at stake. Only eight men have won the Gambler’s Classic since its first race in 2003. Anthony Sesely of Matawan, NJ and Erick Rudolph of Ransomville,…

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34TH ANNUAL PPB MOTORSPORTS RACE CAR & TRADE SHOW ENDS

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34TH ANNUAL PPB MOTORSPORTS RACE CAR & TRADE SHOW ENDS; THREE DAY RUN DRAWS BIG CROWD; ‘BEST IN SHOW’ EXHIBITOR AWARDS PRESENTED, LITTLE MS., TINY MS. PAGEANTS HELD; BIG WHEEL RACES RUN Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2018 Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 21, 2018 . . . The 34th Motorsports Race Car & Trade Show ended its run Sunday at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., with awards presentations, pageants and indoor Big Wheels racing for the sport's younger set. Outstanding booth awards were presented in eight categories. Best Open Cockpit car was…

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Revamped Handicap, Double File Restarts Add To Excitement At Woodhull

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Revamped Handicap, Double File Restarts Add To Excitement At Woodhull Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – Last weekend Woodhull Raceway held their annual rules meeting at Woodhull’s local volunteer fire department with several divisions. Changes were discussed and reviewed, with additional changes being requested from drivers. Final rules are now posted online at www.woodhullraceway.com. After the rules meetings wrapped up, track officials held a meeting to review several procedural changes for 2018. Changes including a new procedural rules for all restarts and a revamped handicap system- both of which are being changed to enhance…

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Swarthout Recycling To Present 2018 Woodhull Arnot Mall Car Show Mar. 16-18

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Swarthout Recycling To Present 2018 Woodhull Arnot Mall Car Show Mar. 16-18 Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – 'New York's Toughest Bullring' is gearing up for their 2018 season- their 54th consecutive season of racing at the Woodhull, NY facility founded by the Williams family and now owned and promoted by Ted and Brandi White. But before any laps are turned on the Steuben County third-mile oval, racers and fans can look forward to the annual Arnot Mall Car Show, which will be sponsored once again by Swarthout Recycling for the 9th year in…

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Opens New Dirt Track Era with Exciting 2018 Schedule

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Opens New Dirt Track Era with Exciting 2018 Schedule Historic $10,000-to-win Sportsman Modified “Vermont 200” headlines 19-race calendar Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Vermont’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway has unveiled its highly anticipated 2018 stock car racing schedule, sparkling with a mix of 19 exciting weekly and special events. The Rutland County track, in its 52nd season, will return to full-time dirt racing on a half-mile surface for the first time since 2009, and competition will again be sanctioned by the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. The biggest event…

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LESLIE DONEGAN IS CROWNED MS. MOTORSPORTS 2018

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LESLIE DONEGAN IS CROWNED MS. MOTORSPORTS 2018; TONY STEWART, STEVE KINSER AND LARRY MCREYNOLDS GREET THRONGS OF FANS; TOP AARN 2018 NORTHEASTERN DRIVERS HONORED; ROGER GROVER NAMED JOE PRATT MEMORIAL AWARD WINNER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2018 Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA Saturday, January 20, 2018 . . . Leslie Donegan was named Ms. Motorsports 2018 Saturday at the PPB Motorsports Race Car & Trade Show. The 23-year old beauty from Macungie, Pa., won the competition over 19 others in the event sponsored by Oliver Construction. The new Ms. Motorsports was crowned by Taylor Albert, the 2017 Ms. Motorsports.…

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SATURDAY NIGHT STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW AGAIN WILL HAVE RCN-TV COVERAGE

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SATURDAY NIGHT STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AGAIN WILL HAVE RCN-TV COVERAGE; SPONSORS GAIN EXPOSURE AS A RESULT OF TV Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 19, 2018 . . . Lehigh Valley, PA’s RCN/TV will offer television coverage of six dates of Saturday night stock car racing at Grandview Speedway five of them NASCAR sanctioned. This will mark the 18th consecutive season that RCN has offered the Saturday action to their viewers. RCN has offered auto racing coverage from area speedways for 39 years going back to the days of the now…

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New Format Leads to Bigger, Richer Topless 100 in 2018

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New Format Leads to Bigger, Richer Topless 100 in 2018 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (January 19, 2018) - One of dirt track racing's most illustrious crown jewel events is growing. The 26th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 - presented by Crop Production Services is adding over $46,000 in total purse money to the three-night event, on August 16-18. For the first time, the 26th Annual Topless 100 will feature a complete program of: Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a $5,000-to-win main event on Thursday and Friday nights. Drivers will earn points in each of the two…

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Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Reveals 2018 Lineup Of Events

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Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Reveals 2018 Lineup Of Events Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 18, 2018) The 27th year of competition with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network kicks off in March with a lineup of 44 events on the way, and more to come as final details get worked out. The series will start the 2018 run at the 45th Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals on March 16 and 17 with the next stop just across town at the Texas Motor Speedway for Tony Stewart's Texas…

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VP RACING FUELS SIGNS ON TO SPONSOR BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW

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VP RACING FUELS SIGNS ON TO SPONSOR BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW APRIL 7 WINNER GETS $7500, EVERYONE TAKING THE GREEN IN THE FEATURE WILL EARN $1,000 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 17, 2018 . . . VP Racing Fuels will be the sponsor of the first Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker race at Grandview Speedway on April 7th. The big and small block Modified stock car race, going 50 laps, will pay $7500 to the winner and an attention grabbing $1000 to take the green and be one of the 24 starters.…

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New Egypt Speedway To Attend Motorsports Expo This Coming Weekend

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New Egypt Speedway To Attend Motorsports Expo This Coming Weekend; Saturday Autograph Session Planned Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway management will be on hand this coming weekend at the Motorsports Expo in Oaks, PA to answer any questions that you might have regarding the 2018 season. The New Egypt Speedway booth will be located at Booths No. 404-504, the same location it has been in for the past few seasons. This Saturday from 2:30-3PM the New Egypt Speedway booth will be host to an autograph session featuring defending modified champion Billy Pauch…

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MOTORSPORTS EXECUTIVE JERRY GAPPENS LEASES GAS CITY I-69 SPEEDWAY

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MOTORSPORTS EXECUTIVE JERRY GAPPENS LEASES GAS CITY I-69 SPEEDWAY Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing GAS CITY, Indiana.........With a résumé that includes more than 25 years of successful motorsports promotion - including running the largest sports and entertainment facility in New England - well-respected racing executive Jerry Gappens has reached an agreement with track owner Jack Himelick to lease and promote Gas City I-69 Speedway effective immediately. Located just off Interstate 69 between Indianapolis and Ft. Wayne, the semi-banked, quarter-mile dirt oval opened in the mid-1980s. Known for his creative and effective marketing and promotional skills, Gappens enjoyed a 23-year career…

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Riverhead Raceway Sets Packed Schedule

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Riverhead Raceway Sets Packed Schedule Story By: Bob Finan/Riverhead Raceway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – Riverhead Raceway owners Eddie and Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz have released the schedule of events for the track. The season will get underway with the Cinco De Mayo opening night card for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series stock cars on May 5. The following day Riverhead will play host to the enduro racers, who will compete in their May Meltdown opening day program. Traditionally the NASCAR Modifieds have been the premier division of the Whelen All American Series at Riverhead Raceway, which…

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With Hall nod, Squier earns his own place among the legends he helped build

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With Hall nod, Squier earns his own place among the legends he helped build Story By: Holly Cain/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR Ken Squier, the man who coined the phrase “The Great American Race” to describe the Daytona 500 will formally join NASCAR’s “Greatest” later this week. The co-founder of Motor Racing Network (MRN) and longtime voice of the sport will become the first broadcaster among the Hall of Fame’s legendary list of inductees. The 82-year old Vermont native is a broadcast icon, setting the standard for calling NASCAR race broadcasts. He famously worked NASCAR’s flag-to-flag network television…

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Action Track Teams With Championship Energy Group For 2018 And Beyond

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Action Track Teams With Championship Energy Group For 2018 Racing Season And Beyond... Story By: Barry Angstadt/Championship Energy Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - It just makes sense, as in dollars and "cents". Championship Energy Group, located in Reading, Pennsylvania is a local affiliate of Stream Energy, a national energy company. The insanely intense competition at Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds has often been described as "electrifying". So it's only natural that a national electricity supplier and a spark-igniting speedway, one that has been a lightning rod of excitement for racers and fans, strike…

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Blaney Joins Grove To Run Full All Star Sked

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Blaney Joins Grove To Run Full All Star Sked Story By: DB Racing Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com HIGH POINT, N.C. – Dave Blaney will return to full time sprint car racing for the first time since 1997 after teaming up with Pete Grove to drive the No. 70 sprint car with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Blaney, who earned his most recent victory with the Arctic Cat All Star Sprint Circuit of Champions in August of 2017 at the $10,000-to-win Open Wheel Championships at Atomic Speedway, will run the full All Star schedule along…

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