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Short Track Super Series Honors Top Performers at Saturday ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet, Distributes Record $572,469 in 2018

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Short Track Super Series Honors Top Performers at Saturday ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet, Distributes Record $572,469 in 2018 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS LEHIGH VALLEY, PA – Champions all. Talented competitors from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic congregated in the Mountain Ballroom of the Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center Saturday night to officially culminate the 2018 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. Top performers from the traveling STSS Modified and Sportsman circuits and home-track American Racer Cup were recognized during the festive affair. STSS announcer Jeff Ahlum served as the master of ceremonies…

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MOTORSPORTS RACECAR AND TRADE SHOW SPONSOR PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS TO OFFER ATTENTION GRABBING DISPLAY

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MOTORSPORTS RACECAR AND TRADE SHOW SPONSOR PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS TO OFFER ATTENTION GRABBING DISPLAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2019 Trade Show Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 6, 2019 . . . When the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2018 Racecar and Trade Show Presented by Sunoco and Distributed by Insinger Performance takes place January 19-21 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA Pioneer will have a major presence that is sure to attract a huge amount of attention. Pioneer’s huge display will be right at the main entrance and one of the first things…

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RYAN FLORES RACES TO ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET FEATURE VICTORY

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RYAN FLORES RACES TO INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET FEATURE VICTORY; SLINGSHOT CO-FEATURE WIN EARNED BY JARED SILFEE INDOOR RACING ACTION HEADS TO ATLANTIC CITY JANUARY 25-26 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Allentown Indoor Race Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA (Sat.) – Ryan Flores of Troutman, NC, raced to the 40-lap TQ Midget feature race victory Saturday night inside Allentown, PA’s PPL Center. Flores took the lead from Kyle Reinhardt on the tenth lap of the Ironton Telephone Presented by BELFOR headliner and raced to the exciting win ahead of Scott Kreutter, Eddie Strada, Erick Rudolph and Earl…

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JANISCH WINS FIRST CAREER INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FEATURE FRIDAY NIGHT

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MATT JANISCH WINS FIRST CAREER INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FEATURE WITH IRONTON TELEPHONE THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET RACE WIN FRIDAY NIGHT AT ALLENTOWN, PA PPL CENTER; BRANDON RUSCZEK NAILS CHAMP KART WIN Story By: Ernie Saxton/Allentown Indoor Race Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 4, 2019 . . . Matt Janisch, an accomplished multi-time Three Quarter Midget Outdoor champion and a perennial contender for Indoor top laurels, raced to a popular win Friday night inside PPL Center. Janisch, of Nazareth, PA, grabbed the lead on lap 24 with a bold inside move that carried him under Tyler Thompson, who…

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DAVEY HAMILTON, JR. TO RUN FULL SILVER CROWN SCHEDULE IN 2019

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DAVEY HAMILTON, JR. TO RUN FULL SILVER CROWN SCHEDULE IN 2019 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Speedway, Indiana (January 4, 2019).........Davey Hamilton, Jr. will venture into an expanded USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series schedule in 2019 as he aims to compete full-time on the 12-race trail, racing his for his father's Davey Hamilton Racing team on both the dirt and pavement. Hamilton owns a plethora of experience in a wide variety of machines including off-road trucks and Indy Lights throughout his career, but a full slate of Silver Crown racing is the next step in his racing endeavors, and…

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READING FAIRGROUNDS REUNION PLANNED AT PPB MOTORSPORTS ON 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SPEEDWAY’S LAST RACE

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SPECIAL FRIDAY NIGHT STAGE SHOW, DRIVER AUTOGRAPHS ON SATURDAY ARE PART OF HUGE READING FAIRGROUNDS REUNION PLANNED AT PPB MOTORSPORTS ON 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SPEEDWAY’S LAST RACE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2019 Trade Show Photos By: John John Lane & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA  - The six decade history of racing at Pa.’s Reading Fairgrounds Speedway will be in the spotlight with a three-day reunion of competitors, officials and fans of the legendary track during the Pioneer Pole Building’s sponsored Motorsports 2019 show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. The annual show Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels…

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Vahlco Wheels Named Sponsor Of New Egypt Speedway Modified Division

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Vahlco Wheels Named Sponsor Of New Egypt Speedway Modified Division Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Vahlco Wheels, located less than a mile away from the New Egypt Speedway has signed on to be the title sponsor of the Modified division at the Ocean County D-Shaped oval for 2019! The division will now be known as the Vahlco Wheels Modifieds at New Egypt Speedway “We are very happy to have Vahlco on board with us as our Modified division sponsor. David and his staff have come a long way in a short…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES 2019 SEASON PLANS

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES 2019 SEASON PLANS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway has put together an exciting schedule of events for the 2019 season! The 2019 season will kick off with the 60 Over Special - the Doug Hoffman Memorial Race that honors the former track champion and promoter. This year's event is scheduled for Saturday, March 30th, just one week after the track's open practice session on Saturday, March 23rd. Colonial Pipeline returns as the title sponsor for the 811 Call Before You Dig 2019 Poker Series. The 60 Over…

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S&D BODYLINE RENEWS THEIR SPONSORSHIP OF THE PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT

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S&D BODYLINE RENEWS THEIR SPONSORSHIP OF THE PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY IN 2019 Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (January 2, 2019) – For the fourth consecutive year, S&D Bodyline, a specialty fabrication business owned by Don Biegley, will sponsor the Perfect Attendance Award at New Egypt Speedway in 2019. “We want to thank Don and S&D Bodyline for sponsoring the Perfect Attendance Award again in 2019. This type of award rewards those drivers who support us each and every event,” stated New Egypt Speedway’s Joey Liquori. All Modified, Sportsman…

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Number 27 To Be Retired Across Central Pennsylvania

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Number 27 To Be Retired Across Central Pennsylvania Story By: Mandee Pauch/Heffner Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Retiring a number is most often reserved for all-time greats. Other times, it’s a tribute to an icon whose career was cut short. Greg Hodnett, sprint car icon, was 49 when he lost his life in a crash at BAPS Motor Speedway in late September. Hodnett had a lustrous career driving several car numbers during his time, but his last number he ever drove was the No.27 owned by Mike Heffner and Heffner Racing Enterprises. “It’s not any more special than any of…

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Orange County Fair Speedway To Feature 24 Nights Of Action in 2019

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Orange County Fair Speedway To Feature 24 Nights Of Action in 2019 Story By: OCFS Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Middletown, NY - The unprecedented 2019, 100th Anniversary Season will kick off with the OCFS Motorsports Show on March 23 & 24.  A tentative schedule has been released that includes dates for points races, new events, scheduled rain dates and the 100th Anniversary Weekend. Super DIRT Series will return with “Battle of the Midway” as well as Tony Stewart and his All-Star Circuit of Champions. A second, yet to be named “Eve of Destruction” has been added in June. The…

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ALLENTOWN THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET ENTRIES RISE DRAMATICALLY IN DAYS LEADING UP TO THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JANUARY 4-5

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ALLENTOWN THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET ENTRIES RISE DRAMATICALLY IN DAYS LEADING UP TO IRONTON TELEPHONE INDOOR RACING EVENTS PRESENTED BY BELFOR THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JANUARY 4-5 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Allentown Indoor Race Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 2, 2019 . . . A rush of last minute TQ Midget entries over the Holiday Weekend has swelled the field for the PPL Center Allentown Indoor Race to four dozen – and counting – for this coming Friday and Saturday's Ironton Telephone Indoor Races Presented By BELFOR. TQ Midgets are the headline attraction of a two-day racing spectacular inside…

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T.P.TRAILERS AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURNS FOR EIGHTH STRAIGHT SEASON OF SUPPORT OF NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW

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T.P.TRAILERS AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURNS FOR EIGHTH STRAIGHT SEASON OF SUPPORT OF NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, BONUS BUCKS INCREASE IN BOTH DIVISIONS SPORTSMAN FEATURE RACERS WILL SEE INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE FIELD Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA January 2, 2019 . . . As a result of the continuing support from T.P.Trailers and Truck Equipment each NASCAR feature winner will go home with extra money in their pocket for the eighth straight season. The Limerick, PA business will continue as a major sponsor of NASCAR sanctioned stock car racing at Grandview Speedway.…

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SHERRY HODNETT TO HOLD INFORMATIVE DISCUSSION, GREG HODNETT DRIVEN NO. 27 SPRINT ON DISPLAY AT PPB MOTORSPORTS SHOW, SPECIAL BENEFIT AUCTION TO BE HELD

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SHERRY HODNETT TO HOLD INFORMATIVE DISCUSSION, GREG HODNETT DRIVEN NO. 27 SPRINT ON DISPLAY AT PPB MOTORSPORTS SHOW, SPECIAL BENEFIT AUCTION TO BE HELD Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2019 Trade Show Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 2, 2019 . . . The legacy of one of the all-time great Sprint Car racers, Greg Hodnett, will be remembered at the annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2019 Show Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger. One of the Mike Heffner-owned No. 27 Sprint Cars that was driven by Spring Grove, Pa.’s Hodnett will be on display…

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Brad Loyet Set To Take On The Chili Bowl Nationals One Last Time

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  Brad Loyet Set To Take On The Chili Bowl Nationals One Last Time Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (December 28, 2018) The 33rd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Presented by General Tire will be one of mixed emotions for the Loyet family as Brad Loyet will get behind the wheel of the Loyet Landscaping/Vacuworx No. 05 one last time before he hangs up the helmet. Taken out of the seat in February 2018 when a wheel exploded while inflating a tire, Loyet was rushed into surgery and has since been…

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GARY BALOUGH TO MEET FANS AT MOTORSPORTS 2019

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GARY BALOUGH TO MEET FANS AT MOTORSPORTS 2019; HIS BOOK ‘HOT SHOE! A CHECKERED PAST: MY STORY’ WILL BE AVAILABLE; RESTORED ‘BATMOBILE’ TO BE ON DISPLAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2019 Trade Show Photos By: Dan DeMarco & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA December 28, 2018 . . . With more than 1,000 race wins to his credit, it is easy to understand how Gary Balough earned the nickname ‘Hot Shoe’. The veteran racer, still recovering from a stairway fall, will be spending the weekend with attendees at the 34th edition of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show Fueled…

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$10,000 Goofy’s Sprint Showdown Returns To BAPS

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$10,000 Goofy’s Sprint Showdown Returns To BAPS Story By: BAPS Motor Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, Pa. – BAPS Motor Speedway has partnered with Goofy’s Eatery and Spirits to increase the payout and prestige for next year’s Goofy’s Eatery & Spirits Sprint Showdown. Gerard McIntyre Jr. won this year’s event and banked $5,000. However, the winner of next year’s race on Nov. 16 will earn a hefty $10,000 payday. The total purse for the 2019 edition of the Goofy’s Eatery & Spirits Sprint Showdown is more than $30,000. “We are honored to partner with Goofy’s Eatery and Spirits,”…

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Williams Grove 2019 Schedule Released, Season Opener Is March 17

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Williams Grove 2019 Schedule Released, Season Opener Is March 17   Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA - Williams Grove Speedway has released its 2019 schedule of events featuring 31 race dates, all which include the powerful Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars. The 2019 season opener featuring the 410 sprints only is slated for Sunday afternoon, March 17 at 2 pm. A total of four season dates for the always-popular super late models has been slated including the return of the World of Outlaws late model series to the track for the first time…

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READY TO USHER IN NEW YEAR OF RACING IN DOWTOWN ALLENTOWN, PA JANUARY 4-5 WITH RUNNING THE IRONTON TELEPHONE INDOOR RACE PRESENTED BY BELFOR

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THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGETS, SLINGSHOTS, CHAMP KARTS READY TO USHER IN NEW YEAR OF RACING IN DOWTOWN ALLENTOWN, PA JANUARY 4-5 WITH RUNNING THE IRONTON TELEPHONE INDOOR RACE PRESENTED BY BELFOR Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA December 27, 2018 . . . The Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels is ready to roll in the first race of the New Year! The PPL Center in downtown Allentown, PA will be the site, on Friday and Saturday, January 4-5, 2019, for the running of the Ironton Telephone Indoor Race Presented…

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NASCAR CUP ROOKIE OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE RYAN PREECE TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS AT PPB MOTORSPORT SHOW

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NASCAR CUP ROOKIE OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE RYAN PREECE TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS AT PPB MOTORSPORT SHOW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2019 Trade Show Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA December 26, 2018 . . . Just a few weeks before he kicks off his quest for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series Rookie of the Year honors Ryan Preece will join Darrell Waltrip and Ray Evernham at the 34th Annual edition of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show Fueled by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger Performance. The three day show, featuring just about…

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HOFFMAN RACING WILL CELEBRATE YEAR #90 WITH WINNINGEST DRIVER BACK IN THE SEAT FOR 2019

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HOFFMAN RACING WILL CELEBRATE YEAR #90 WITH MEAN GREEN RETURNING AS THE PRIMARY SPONSOR AND HAR’S WINNINGEST DRIVER BACK IN THE SEAT OF THE ICONIC # 69 FOR THE 2019 USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES Story By: Hoffman Auto Racing Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Loveland, OH (Dec 21, 2018) Hoffman Auto Racing is proud to announce that Mean Green Cleaner & Degreaser will return as the primary sponsor and with 15 USAC National Sprint Car wins and two USAC National Sprint Car Championships for HAR, Brady Bacon is back in the seat. HAR now boasts 108 USAC National Sprint Car…

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Chili Bowl Entries Surpass 300

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Chili Bowl Entries Surpass 300 Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein TULSA, Okla. – Exceeding 300 entries for the fifth consecutive year, a melting pot of talent is set to converge on Tulsa, Okla., for the 33rd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire on Jan. 14-19. “When the Chili Bowl started, we had just a few over 50 cars that showed up and maybe a couple thousand people that came out to watch. I think back to those days and look at what it has become, and I’m amazed,” said Chili Bowl co-founder Emmett…

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Ready to Launch: Demetrios Drellos to Take on Super DIRTcar Series Full-Time

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Ready to Launch: Demetrios Drellos to Take on Super DIRTcar Series Full-Time Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – December 20, 2018 – From Soap Box Derby cars to Big-Block Modifieds, Demetrios Drellos has quickly made a name for himself racing DIRTcar Modifieds in Eastern New York. Now he, and car owners Dawn and George Drellos, are preparing to take their Bicknell Racing Products chassis out on the Super DIRTcar Series tour. The 22 year-old Queensbury, NY native knows that if you wants to make it in Big-Block Modified racing, you…

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Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Joins Short Track Super Series South Region

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Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Joins Short Track Super Series as South Region Presenting Sponsor Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Sun, fun and the Velocita-USA South Region of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco go hand-in-hand. So it’s only appropriate that Design for Vision/Sunglass Central have joined the STSS as season-long partners during the 2019 big-block/small-block Modified South Region kicking off on March 15-16 at Del.’s Georgetown Speedway with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial. The eight-race ’19 STSS Velocita-USA South Region will now be presented by…

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Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout Races Past 1,000 Entries With More Expected

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Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout Races Past 1,000 Entries With More Expected Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Tulsa Shootout TULSA, Okla. (December 20, 2018) At the close of early entry on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, the 34th annual Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout has for the fifth consecutive event received more than 1,000 entries. What makes that worthy of note, is prior to going to the current open-wheel format, the Tulsa Shootout ran upwards of 20 divisions with Karts, Quads, Flat Track, Micros, Mini Sprints, and more on the card. Back then, 1,000 entries or more were fairly common. At 1,038 entries among seven…

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“THE BIG 7” ALL RETURN TO RACE AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY IN 2019

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“THE BIG 7” ALL RETURN TO RACE AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY IN 2019 Story By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com (Dundee, NY) Dubbed as “The Big 7”, many of the nation’s top touring groups will make an appearance at the Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, NY during the 2019 season. For every group it will be a return engagement from last year when the track hosted each organization to pack grandstands. It all gets started on April 19 with the Annual Spring Nationals as the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will once again open up the regular season at the…

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BBL Racing Coming ‘Home Again’ to Fonda Speedway

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BBL Racing Coming ‘Home Again’ to Fonda Speedway; Brian Gleason Plans Full Weekly Schedule, Matt DeLorenzo Semi-Regular Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – As the John Denver song says, ‘It feels good to be back home again.’ For the BBL Racing team and driver Brian Gleason, ‘home’ is Fonda Speedway and in 2019, they’ll be back in their comfort zone. Gleason will race regularly in Fonda’s Sunoco Modified division this season for the first time in more than three years, marking a return to the ‘Track of Champions’ by the popular…

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KKR Signs Partnership with Wicked Cushion and its Wicked Energy Gum Brand

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Kasey Kahne Racing Signs Partnership with Wicked Cushion and its Wicked Energy Gum Brand Story By: Kasey Kahne Racing Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MOORESVILLE, NC (December 18, 2018) – World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series team Kasey Kahne Racing (KKR), announced today Wicked Energy Gum, an innovative consumer energy product developed by Wicked Cushion, has been signed as a new sponsor for KKR’s No. 9 team that will be driven by Kasey Kahne in 2019. Wicked Energy Gum is a convenient, great tasting, alternative to energy drinks. You can enjoy up to a 5x faster boost in energy, alertness and…

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Kasey Kahne to Compete with World of Outlaws Sprint Cars at Weedsport Speedway on May 19

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Kasey Kahne to Compete with World of Outlaws Sprint Cars at Weedsport Speedway on May 19 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (December 19, 2018) – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series only visit to New York State just got even more intriguing, as Kasey Kahne announced his part-time series schedule on Tuesday afternoon, which includes a stop at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, May 19. Following his retirement from full-time NASCAR competition, Kahne is going back to where it all started with plans of more than 50 sprint car events on both the…

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Hoyenga Racing To Field Two-Car Fonda Speedway Sunoco Modified Team for Dave Constantino & Cody Bleau

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  Hoyenga Racing To Field Two-Car Fonda Speedway Sunoco Modified Team for Dave Constantino & Cody Bleau Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/JB Photography FONDA, NY – There’s a buzz around legendary Fonda Speedway for 2019 as change is in the air with a new management team, new name for the Sunoco-sponsored Modified division and a more relaxed rules package in the headline class. With that said, fans and race teams are gearing up for Opening Night at the ‘Track of Champions’ on Saturday, April 20. Laudy Hoyenga’s Sloansville, N.Y.-based race team will field two cars in…

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World of Outlaws Form California Fire Relief Tour in March

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World of Outlaws Form California Fire Relief Tour in March $1 of all tickets told will be donated to California Fire Foundation Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – December 18, 2018 – In an effort to assist the healing from the devasting California wildfires, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and California race tracks have come together to form the Outlaws California Fire Relief Tour, where $1 of every ticket sold will be donated directly to the California Fire Foundation. Two separate November wildfires in both Northern and Southern California have left thousands…

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COUNTDOWN TO ALLENTOWN: TEAMS GET READY FOR IRONTON TELEPHONE PRESENTED BY BELFOR INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES BATTLE AT PPL CENTER

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COUNTDOWN TO ALLENTOWN: RACING TEAMS GET READY FOR IRONTON TELEPHONE PRESENTED BY BELFOR INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES BATTLE JANUARY 4-5, 2019 IN PPL CENTER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA December 18, 2018 . . . The first race of the New Year in the northeast is set for Allentown, PA’s PPL Center. The Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels begins its three race 2019 ‘concrete track’ series with the running of the Ironton Telephone Indoor Race Presented By BELFOR. Two complete shows including qualifying and feature events will be headlined by…

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Six new faces on the Series tour will surely shake up 2019 competition

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Six new faces on the Series tour will surely shake up 2019 competition Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Dec. 17, 2018 - Two World of Outlaws Late Model Series Rookies of the Year have eventually gone on to win the season-long championship. In 2019, six drivers will be taking their first steps toward adding their names to that exclusive list. Ricky Weiss, G.R. Smith, Blake Spencer, Kyle Hardy, Cade Dillard and Chuck Hummer all have their sights set on the rookie title in 2019. All have unique talents and believe they…

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World of Outlaws Partnership with Tickets.com Set to Provide Fans with Expanded Ticketing Options Never Before Accessible in Dirt Racing

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World of Outlaws Partnership with Tickets.com Set to Provide Fans with Expanded Ticketing Options Never Before Accessible in Dirt Racing, Including Mobile and Print-At-Home Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — December 17, 2018 — The World of Outlaws and Tickets.com have partnered to launch an entirely new online ticketing platform in dirt track racing, and on Tuesday the 2019 season will begin to unfold as tickets for events through mid-April go on sale at WorldofOutlaws.com. Better yet, with Tickets.com Print-At-Home technology, the World of Outlaws just made your last-minute holiday shopping that…

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Selinsgrove Confirms 410 Sprint Car Dates

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Selinsgrove Confirms 410 Sprint Car Dates Story By: Steve Inch/Selinsgrove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway officials are finalizing the upcoming schedule and expect to release the full lineup shortly after Jan. 1. The popular 410 sprint cars will once again make a select few stops at the historic half-mile clay oval next season. The speedway’s annual Ray Tilley Classic for the 410 sprint cars will be run at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 28. The supporting division on this night will be announced soon. Selinsgrove’s Pennsylvania Speedweek show has been moved up to the first Sunday…

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T-MEZ CLOSES OUT 2018 WITH KNEPPER 55 WIN

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NEW RIDE, NO PROBLEM; T-MEZ CLOSES OUT 2018 WITH KNEPPER 55 WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman & Al Steinberg/USAC Racing Du Quoin, Illinois (December 15, 2018).........Thomas Meseraull doesn't waste any time getting up to speed when he lands a new ride. And when he gets up to speed in that new ride, it's a foregone conclusion it's going to occur in spectacular fashion. That thread continued Saturday night as the San Jose, California native jumped into the seat of the RMS LLC No. 7 for the first time and drove it straight to…

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RUDOLPH OUTRUNS PAUCH JR. TO WIN SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS

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ERICK RUDOLPH OUTRUNS BILLY PAUCH JR. TO WIN SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS RACE IN TRENTON THRILLER Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ December 15, 2018 . . . New York State Dirt Track Modified star and past multi-time Indoor Auto Racing Series ‘concrete track champion’ Erick Rudolph won Saturday’s East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals 50-lap feature run in the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ. “Everything went together well with Tom (Fraschetta) for the race,” Rudolph said, in praise of his car owner, for whom he had raced just…

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SMITH FABRICATIONS/STAGE ONE MODIFIEDS SIGN ON FOR 12TH ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES CAR SHOW

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BIG SHOW MARCH 9 TO 12 AT PHILLIPSBURG MALL. . . . . . . SMITH FABRICATIONS/STAGE ONE MODIFIEDS SIGN ON FOR 12TH ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES CAR SHOW Story By: Bob Miller/Dirt Track Heroes Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com NORTHAMPTON, PA.- The defining details and preparations for the Twelfth Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show continue to fall into place on a daily basis as the holiday period ramps up with Christmas just around the corner. The management staff has been working diligently to put the many pieces in place…

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PAUCH JR., RADKEY, SPENCE AND BUCKWALTER WIN TRENTON’S FRIDAY NIGHT 600 MICRO DIRT QUALIFIERS

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PAUCH JR., RADKEY, SPENCE AND BUCKWALTER WIN TRENTON’S FRIDAY NIGHT 600 MICRO DIRT QUALIFIERS; CHAMP KART FEATURE TO MATT CHAVIS; $5,000-TO-WIN 600 MICRO DIRT NATIONALS SET FOR TONIGHT, SATURDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ December 14, 2018 . . . Billy Pauch, Jr., Jim Radkey, Kyle Spence and Steve Buckwalter were Friday night’s winners of the four A-Main Qualifiers, earning guaranteed starting spots into Saturday night’s 50-lap East Coast Dirt Nationals feature. Michael Carber, Tim Buckwalter, Lee Nardelli and Sean Brierly finished runner-up to the respective winners. Tim Buckwalter’s last-to-first drive…

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CARBER, KIDD III, RUDOLPH AND WHITE WIN WINGLESS 600 SPRINT INDOOR DIRT FEATURES THURSDAY NIGHT IN TRENTON

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CARBER, KIDD III, RUDOLPH AND WHITE WIN WINGLESS 600 SPRINT INDOOR DIRT FEATURES THURSDAY NIGHT AT TRENTON’S CURE ARENA, WHITMOYER TOPS IN SLINGSHOTS; ACTION CONTINUES ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT 7 PM AND SATURDAY NIGHT AT 5 PM Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ December 13, 2018 . . . Brian Carber, Whitey Kidd III, Erick Rudolph and Collin White were the four winners of the 20-lap A-Main Wingless Sprint Qualifiers on Night One of the Second Annual East Coast Dirt Nationals inside Trenton, NJ’s CURE Insurance Arena. In Slingshot feature action, Craig Whitmoyer,…

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SPECIAL EVENTS ARE A SPECIAL OCCURRENCE FOR USAC MIDGET RACERS

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SPECIAL EVENTS ARE A SPECIAL OCCURRENCE FOR USAC MIDGET RACERS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois.........What is a special event, you might ask. When you get a chance to watch midgets during the so-called "offseason," or any chance for that matter, it's always a special occurrence. In the biblical sense, however, a USAC Special Event is one that deviates from the norm, one that may possess an altered format or circumstances that aren't quite as routine as they might be throughout the season, one that doesn't pay points toward a championship. That's…

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Mahaney and Huttig Team Up for 2019

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Mahaney and Huttig Team Up for 2019 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – December 13, 2018 – It wasn’t too long ago when Mike Mahaney announced he was a free agent for the 2019 season. It didn’t take long after that for the dynamic duo out of Elizabethtown, NY, George and Julie Huttig, to come in and sweep him up. “When I first met Mike a few years ago we immediately had a connection,” said Julie Huttig. “It was interesting when we reconnected on the phone a little while ago, for us and for…

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FENCE UP, CLAY DOWN AS TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA IS TRANSFORMED INTO INDOOR DIRT SPEEDWAY FOR SECOND EAST COAST DIRT NATIONALS

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FENCE UP, CLAY DOWN AS TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA IS TRANSFORMED INTO INDOOR DIRT SPEEDWAY FOR SECOND EAST COAST DIRT NATIONALS; RACING STARTS THURSDAY NIGHT (DEC. 13) Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ December 12, 2018 . . . Preparations for the Second Annual East Coast Dirt Nationals continued in earnest Wednesday morning inside Trenton, N.J.’s CURE Insurance Arena. Concrete barriers and catch fencing were erected on the arena floor starting at 7 am on Monday morning to create the outside wall. On Tuesday over 60 dump truck loads of black New Jersey clay…

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Davenport, Zeigler, and More Honored at Lucas Championship Gala

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Davenport, Zeigler, and More Honored at Lucas Championship Gala Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (December 7, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series celebrated the 2018 season on Friday night with the annual Awards Gala at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Jonathan Davenport was awarded his second-career National Championship title, collecting a $75,000 points-fund check, along with a $10,000 bonus from Sweet Manufacturing. Other awards claimed by the 2018 National Champion include: ASi Racewear Crown Jewel Cup presented by DirtonDirt.com ($10,000), Bad Boy Mowers TV Race Challenge presented by E3 Spark Plugs ($10,000),…

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Lehner Poised to Break Through in Super DIRTcar Series Rookie Season

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Jack Lehner Poised to Break Through in Super DIRTcar Series Rookie Season Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Rookie of the Year to Race Full Super DIRTcar Series Schedule in 2019 CONCORD, NC – December 11, 2018 – Jack Lehner’s meteoric rise through the DIRTcar Northeast ladder system shows no signs of slowing down in 2019. After rising from go-karts to Big-Block Modifieds, the twenty-year old is ready for the biggest challenge of his career: Lehner and his crew chief Ryan Stites are taking on the full Super…

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USAC CHAMPS COURTNEY & THORSON FILE FINAL ENTRIES FOR KNEPPER 55

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USAC CHAMPS COURTNEY & THORSON FILE FINAL ENTRIES FOR KNEPPER 55 AS FIELD SOARS PAST 70 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois.........USAC National champions Tyler Courtney and Tanner Thorson are among the final set of entries for the "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin as the entry list soars to 74 drivers and teams for the fourth annual race. Courtney, the newly-crowned USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car titlist, will lead a three-car Clauson Marshall Racing attack at Du Quoin…

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FORMER TULSA SHOOTOUT WINNER ENTERED FOR EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS

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FORMER TULSA SHOOTOUT WINNER AYRTON GENNETTEN OF MISSOURI ENTERED FOR EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS IN TRENTON DECEMBER 13-15 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ December 11, 2018 . . . Ayrton Gennetten, a 19 year old from Gravois Mills, MO who won the 2017 Tulsa Shootout, will be making his first start east of Ohio at the East Coast Indoor Dirt National. The third generation driver will be racing on a clay track being created on the floor of the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J. The Dirt Nationals begins this Thursday and…

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REIGNING WINNER CHRISTOPHER BELL ENTERS AS KNEPPER 55 FIELD NEARS 70

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REIGNING WINNER CHRISTOPHER BELL ENTERS AS KNEPPER 55 FIELD NEARS 70 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois (December 10, 2018).........Recent "Turkey Night Grand Prix" winner Christopher Bell has filed his entry to compete in the "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin as the entry list has exploded to 69 drivers and teams for the fourth annual race. Bell, of Norman, Oklahoma, is one of three entries for Tucker/Boat Motorsports alongside McKenna Haase and Tanner Berryhill. Bell is the defending…

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Ryan Smith and Heffner Racing Join Forces for 2019

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Ryan Smith and Heffner Racing Join Forces for 2019 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com December 10, 2018 - Mike Heffner has been overwhelmed by the support for his team and Sherry Hodnett since the passing of Greg Hodnett. It’s because of that support, both financially, and more important, emotionally, that Heffner wants to continue to be a part of the racing community. It’s a way to heal and honor the Hodnett family. The next step in that process is to continue with Heffner Racing next season. To do so, Heffner has hired Ryan Smith…

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SATURDAY NIGHT RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY WILL HAVE A DIFFERENT LOOK IN 2019

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SATURDAY NIGHT RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY WILL HAVE A DIFFERENT LOOK IN 2019 RULE CHANGES ANNOUNCED AS SEASON IS SET TO START ON MARCH 30 ADDED ATTRACTIONS TO BE PART OF SOME SATURDAY NIGHTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA December 10, 2018 . . . Changes have been made for the 2019 season at Grandview Speedway and Saturday night racing action will have a new look. “The lack of participants, car counts have been declining in recent years, and the lack of fan support has forced us to remove the Late Models from the…

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