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Michael Storms Takes On New Challenge, Chasing Short Track Super Series 2019 North Region Title

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Michael Storms Takes On New Challenge, Chasing Short Track Super Series 2019 North Region Title Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com WURTSBORO, NY – A new challenge is on the horizon for Michael Storms in 2019. Storms, who earned the nickname ‘Kid Lightning’ during his Sportsman successes, later moved on to excel in the seat of both big- and small-block Modifieds. After taking some time off from the sport, Storms returned to racing close to his Wurtsboro, N.Y., home during recent seasons. Now, he’s ready to hit the road again. Storms has announced plans to…

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Montgomery County Office for Aging Signs as Fonda Speedway Limited Sportsman Divisional Sponsor

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Montgomery County Office for Aging Signs as Fonda Speedway Limited Sportsman Divisional Sponsor Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway FONDA, NY – The Montgomery County Office for Aging Inc. and NY Connects have entered into a marketing awareness agreement with Fonda Speedway. For the approaching 2019 season, the Fonda Speedway Limited Sportsman division will be presented by the Montgomery County Office for Aging Inc. The office takes naming rights for the division starting Saturday, April 20 with the annual ‘Track of Champions’ Season Opener. Based in Amsterdam, N.Y., the Montgomery County Office for Aging Inc. is…

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Anthony Perrego Chasing Short Track Super Series Championships with Brian Smith & Gary Simpson Teams

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Anthony Perrego Chasing Short Track Super Series Championships with Brian Smith & Gary Simpson TeamsStory By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Anthony Perrego has come oh-so-close to a Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco point title. This year, Perrego wants to put his name on the championship trophy. In 2018, the Middletown, N.Y., driver fell just two points shy of the STSS Halmar International North Region title to champion Billy Decker. It was his third runner-up point finish in the series’ five-year existence. The 24-year-old driver placed second in the ‘15…

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All Star Circuit of Champions are returning to Fremont Speedway in 2019

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The All Star Circuit of Champions are returning to Fremont Speedway in 2019 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 21, 2019) - After a near-three and half year hiatus, Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will make their return to northwest Ohio’s Fremont Speedway, resuming an historic and competitive tradition that includes 122 appearances across nearly four and a half decades. Padding an already action-packed holiday weekend in the Buckeye State, the traveling All Stars will invade Fremont Speedway on Sunday, May 26, capping…

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BC39 AT IMS TICKETS NOW ON SALE

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BC39 AT IMS TICKETS NOW ON SALE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Tickets are on sale now for the second running of the Driven2SaveLives BC39 powered by NOS Energy Drink, Wednesday, Sept. 4 and Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at The Dirt Track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Visit IMS.com at any time, or call the IMS Ticket Office at 317-492-6700 or visit the IMS Ticket Office from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday to buy tickets or for more information. The inaugural event featured a capacity crowd despite rainy conditions, so fans should act quickly to buy seats. The…

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Pre-Season American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Tire Drawing Takes Place March 16

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Pre-Season American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Tire Drawing Takes Place March 16 Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com INDIANA, PA – Free tires? Yes, it is true, courtesy of the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco. The annual pre-season tire giveaway is coming up on March 16 for all drivers registered to that point in both the Modified and Sportsman programs. Four names will be drawn from both the Modified and Sportsman registrants during the pre-race drivers’ meeting at Georgetown (Del.) Speedway for the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial. The drawing will be shown live on…

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SHAMROCK CLASSIC USAC MIDGET TICKETS NOW ON SALE

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SHAMROCK CLASSIC USAC MIDGET TICKETS NOW ON SALE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Du Quoin, Illinois (February 20, 2019)………Tickets for the fourth annual Factory Canopies "Shamrock Classic" are now on sale at https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/2019-shamrock-classic-tickets for the March 9 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Midwest opener at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. General admission tickets are $20 for age 13 and up. Children's general admission tickets (Age 6-12) are $10. Kids 5 and under are free. Reserved seats are $25 and include a "Shamrock Classic" T-Shirt if purchased by March 2. Tickets can also be…

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Fonda Speedway, Fuccillo Automotive Group Announce ‘Huge’ Partnership

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Fonda Speedway, Fuccillo Automotive Group Announce ‘Huge’ Partnership: Fuccillo Title Sponsor of July 3 Firecracker, Mike Cole Memorial Victory Lane & Official Pace Truck Provider Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/JB Photography FONDA, NY – It’s huge! Fonda Speedway and Fuccillo Automotive Group have joined forces in a multi-faceted partnership for the upcoming 2019 season at the legendary Montgomery County Fairgrounds facility which is fast approaching with Open Practice on Saturday, April 13 and the Season Opener Saturday, April 20. Victory Lane at the hallowed ‘Track of Champions’ is a destination racers aspire to reach. This season,…

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Historic FVP Platinum Battery Showdown Stands Out Among Las Vegas Events

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Historic FVP Platinum Battery Showdown Stands Out Among Las Vegas Events Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – Feb. 20, 2019 – The FVP Platinum Battery Showdown presented by Star Nursery will see the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series bring its high-speed thrill show to The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Wednesday, Feb. 27, and Thursday, Feb. 28. It will also mark the first time in history the World of Outlaws and NASCAR K&N Series are competing on the same night at the same track, bringing two…

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JIMMY ZACHARIAS ENTERS SYRACUSE INDOOR RACES WITH NEW TQ MIDGET TEAM; COMPLETE SHOWS SET FOR MARCH 8-9 WITH THREE QUARTER MIDGETS, SLINGSHOTS AND KARTS

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JIMMY ZACHARIAS ENTERS SYRACUSE INDOOR RACES WITH NEW TQ MIDGET TEAM; COMPLETE SHOWS SET FOR MARCH 8-9 WITH THREE QUARTER MIDGETS, SLINGSHOTS AND KARTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY - Versatile Jimmy Zacharias of Candor, NY will bring three generations of experience to the Exposition Center on the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY  when he takes to the concrete arena floor track for two consecutive nights of racing behind the wheel of a recently acquired TQ Midget. The two days of Indoor Auto Racing Series action presented by RPM Raceway is…

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USAC CHAMPS AMONG FIRST ENTRIES FOR SHAMROCK CLASSIC

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USAC CHAMPS AMONG FIRST ENTRIES FOR SHAMROCK CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Jim Murdoch/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois (February 19, 2019)………Four USAC National champions are among the early entries for the fourth annual "Shamrock Classic" USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget event on Saturday, March 9, at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. One-third of the list of USAC Triple Crown title-holders who own championships in Silver Crown, AMSOIL National Sprint Car and National Midget have entered, including Dave Darland of Lincoln, Ind. in the RMS LLC No. 36 and Jerry Coons, Jr. of Tucson,…

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight – Albany-Saratoga Speedway

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DIRTcar Track Spotlight Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Malta, NY Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Albany-Saratoga Speedway is a 4/10-mile dirt oval located in Malta, NY, situated between Albany and historic horse racing hub Saratoga, NY. The track opened in 1965 and is currently owned by Howard Commander and operated by Lyle DeVore. Albany-Saratoga Speedway, or simply “Malta” to some, has featured some of the greatest drivers of all time to wheel a Big-Block Modified. And that’s just their weekly show. Special events like Brett Hearn’s Big Show are fan favorites at the Great Race Place. Last year,…

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World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Cars Shift Placerville Event to Saturday, March 23

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World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Cars Shift Placerville Event to Saturday, March 23 ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ invades Golden State for entire month of March Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – Feb. 18, 2019 – The World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will make California its home in March, competing on eight nights at seven different Golden State tracks throughout the month. Among those is the 49er Gold Rush Classic presented by Riebes NAPA at Placerville Speedway, which will now be on Saturday, March 23. The Series will commence its…

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Albany-Saratoga Schedule Released

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Albany-Saratoga Schedule Released Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY –The waiting game is finally over. No, Colin Kaepernick hasn’t signed with an NFL team, and major league baseball star Bryce Harper hasn’t put his name on the dotted line with the Philadelphia Phillies. The Albany-Saratoga Speedway 2019 schedule has been released! Speedway promoter Lyle DeVore has put together the most ambitious schedule in the 54-year history of the historic Malta track, and if there’s one underlying theme, it’s money. The schedule includes nine modified races that will pay in excess of $2,500 to the winner,…

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Hamlin wins 61st annual Daytona 500 as JGR finishes 1-2-3

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Denny Hamlin wins 61st annual Daytona 500 as JGR finishes 1-2-3 Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service  Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Five weeks after the death of Joe Gibbs Racing president J.D. Gibbs, the driver he discovered won the Daytona 500 for the second time. In a two-lap dash in overtime Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, Denny Hamlin held off teammate Kyle Busch to win the 61st running of the Great American Race, an event that featured massive fireworks with five late cautions that left 14 cars on the lead lap at the finish. The victory…

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“The Rocket Shepp” Wins His First Big Gator, Sweeps Outlaws Competition in The Sunshine State

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"The Rocket Shepp" Wins His First Big Gator, Sweeps Outlaws Competition in The Sunshine State Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMS Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 16, 2019 – A Big Gator trophy and its family of four are heading back to Rocket Chassis in West Virginia as Brandon Sheppard pulled off the unthinkable on Saturday night, winning the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals Late Model championship by completing the four-race sweep of all World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series events at Volusia Speedway Park. With these victories, Sheppard now holds a DIRTcar Nationals Late Model record as the…

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Stewart Friesen Takes $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals Finale, Wight Wins Gator Championship

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Stewart Friesen Takes $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals Finale, Wight Wins Gator Championship Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Alex & Helen Bruce & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – February 16, 2019 – After a breathless week of incredible Super DIRTcar Series action, Stewart Friesen held off Gypsum Racing teammates Larry Wight and Billy Decker to win the 50-lap DIRTcar Nationals finale. On a green-white-checkered finish Friesen almost gave away the victory when he scraped the wall in turns one and two, allowing Wight enough room to surge ahead, but a caution for a spinning car reset the field and…

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LEARY LOGS FIRST WIN FOR NEW TEAMIN WINTER DIRT GAMES X FINALE

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LEARY LOGS FIRST WIN FOR NEW TEAMIN WINTER DIRT GAMES X FINALEStory By: Richie Murray - USAC MediaPhotos By: Rich Forman/USAC RacingOcala, Florida (February 16, 2019).........The first weekend with a new race team is normally a period when driver and team get accustomed to one another and learn on-the-fly how to win races together.There were very few bumps in the road for C.J. Leary and Reinbold/Underwood Motorsports throughout "Winter Dirt Games X," which culminated Saturday night with the combo's first USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory together at Bubba Raceway Park.Leary was highly successful on the USAC trail in his…

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DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL ARE TITLE SPONSORS OF BRIDGEPORT’S 3/8TH MILE TRACK IN 2019

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DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL ARE TITLE SPONSORS OF BRIDGEPORT'S 3/8TH MILE TRACK IN 2019 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway is pleased to announce that the Manning family's Design for Vision Opticians and Sunglass Central businesses will again be the title sponsors for Bridgeport's 3/8 mile track.  It was Donald Manning, Sr. who started the optical business, learning his trade in the military as well as in the labs of New York City.  The Manning patriarch opened the first Design for Vision location in February of 1955 in Morrisville.  Some twenty years later, the Langhorne location was…

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‘Hard Clay Open’ Kicks Off Orange County Fair Speedway Season Sunday, April 7; Kenny Tremont Files First Entry

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‘Hard Clay Open’ Kicks Off Orange County Fair Speedway Season Sunday, April 7; Kenny Tremont Files First Entry Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – With $11,919 up for grabs to win the 50-lap main event, drivers from across the Northeast have circled Sunday, April 7 at Orange County Fair Speedway on their calendars. The ‘Hard Clay Open’ gives competitors 47,219 reasons to invade the Legendary House of Power for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region opener. The 100th anniversary kickoff at OCFS will pay drivers handsomely. The STSS big-block/small-block…

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Sheppard Gets the Hat Trick at Volusia

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The 2017 Series Champion is Off to a Terrific Start in 2019, as He Eyes the Big Gator Trophy on Saturday Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 15, 2019 — Fast fact: the last four World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series races held at the Volusia Speedway Park as part of the DIRTcar Nationals have now been won by the same driver in the same car. “The Rocket Shepp” Brandon Sheppard put on yet another powerful display of motor and muscle on Friday night, as he led 41 of 50 laps en…

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GRANT SURVIVES AND THRIVESIN WINTER DIRT GAMES NIGHT 2

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GRANT SURVIVES AND THRIVESIN WINTER DIRT GAMES NIGHT 2Story By: Richie Murray - USAC MediaPhotos By: Rich Forman & Al Steiberg/USAC RacingOcala, Florida (February 15, 2019).........Justin Grant has won a few and lost a few in the same manner throughout his racing career.  He's now won and lost in the same manner at Bubba Raceway Park following his USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory Friday on night two of "Winter Dirt Games X."The Ione, Calif. native won a "survival of the fittest" competition, so to speak, that saw several cars fall by the wayside with tire wear, including race leader…

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Runner-up Sheppard Takes Big Gator Points Lead

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Runner-up Sheppard Takes Big Gator Points Lead Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Alex & Helen Bruce BARBERVILLE, FL – February 15, 2019 – If the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals truly sets the tone for the rest of season, then Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified fans are in for a banner year. Friday night’s third round of the quest for the Big Gator at Volusia Speedway Park was captured by Gypsum Racing’s No. 99L Lightning Larry Wight, who thrilled the crowd by blasting around the high-side of the track no matter how little cushion was left to lean on.…

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Matt Hirschman Slides to Second Tour Type Modified Win

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Matt Hirschman Slides to Second Tour Type Modified Win Story By: Denise Dupont/NASCAR Photos By: Jim Dupont/NASCAR NEW SMYRNA, Fla.— Once again Matt Hirschman was in the right place at the right time to take advantage of an opening to score his second tour type modified win this week at New Smyrna Speedway. The Northampton, Pennsylvania, driver had powered by Timmy Solomito for the lead on a lap 28 restart. Solomito had been fighting to hold of Tommy Catalano when Hirschman, running in third, jetted by them both. Hirschman drove away in the final circuits to win the fourth Modified race…

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Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick take victory in Gander RV Duel at Daytona

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Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick take victory in Gander RV Duel at Daytona Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR Kevin Harvick led the final 44 laps to take victory in the first race of Thursday night’s Gander RV Duel at Daytona International Speedway. Harvick will unofficially start third in Sunday’s 61st annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), holding off fellow Ford Performance drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Paul Menard in the final circuits for the win. “I’m just glad we finally came out on the right side of this, and everything’s not tore…

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Short Track Super Series Continues to Raise the Bar with Lucrative Payouts Set for 2019

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Short Track Super Series Continues to Raise the Bar with Lucrative Payouts Set for 2019 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Since its inception in 2014, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco has raised the bar for dirt Modified racing. That tradition continues for 2019. When the STSS was founded, a base purse structure of $25,170 was established paying $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green for all Modified events. This structure became a favorite among drivers and car owner for its balanced distribution throughout the…

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Sheppard on Top of Super-Powered Podium At Volusia

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Seven-Time Champion Matt Sheppard Passes Two Cars in One Corner for Round Two Win at the DIRTcar Nationals Seven-Time Champion Matt Sheppard Passes Two Cars in One Corner for Round Two Win at the DIRTcar Nationals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: George Smith BARBERVILLE, FL - February 14, 2019 – There was love for dirt racing in the air Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park on Valentine's Day as a huge crowd watched three super-powered heroes battle down to the wire for the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds victory. Super Matt Sheppard, from Watertown, NY, triumphed over Mr. Freeze Stewart…

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Sheppard Wins Again at Volusia

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Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMS Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 14, 2019 – The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series had a streak going of three different winners in three races after Wednesday night. Brandon Sheppard’s back-to-back win on Thursday night over Scott Bloomquist, Don O’Neal and Rookie of the Year contender Ricky Weiss changed all that, as he led 39 laps on his way to victory on Night 4 of Late Model Week at Volusia Speedway Park as part of the 48th Annual DIRTcar Nationals. Early on, the gloves were off in the…

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LAST LAP HERO WINDOM SCORES OCALA USAC SPRINT OPENER

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LAST LAP HERO WINDOM SCORES OCALA USAC SPRINT OPENER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Ocala, Florida (February 14, 2019).........Chris Windom led just one lap in Thursday's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season opener at Bubba Raceway Park, but it was the one that paid the most as the Canton, Ill. driver prevailed on a wild final lap scramble that saw three different race leaders edge ahead at one point in an instant Valentine's Day classic.Windom's victory gave the venerable Goacher Racing team just its second career USAC National Sprint Car feature win, their first…

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Sheppard Shines as He Rockets to DIRTcar Nationals Victory at Volusia

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Sheppard Shines as He Rockets to DIRTcar Nationals Victory at Volusia Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 13, 2019 – Brandon Sheppard was the third different winner in three races to start the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season, and he dominated on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s 48th Annual DIRTcar Nationals. While “The Rocket Shepp” was in control, a wild race waged behind him. Don O’Neal had fallen as far as 16th before he hooked up and charged all the way to second while former DIRTcar Nationals champion Josh…

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Decker Christens Return to Gypsum Racing with a Win

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Billy Decker Christens Return to Gypsum Racing with a Win, Edges Out Teammate Larry Wight Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series BARBERVILLE, FL – February 13, 2019 – It took just one race for Billy Decker to return to his winning ways in the famous red No. 91 Gypsum Express Big-Block Modified, there was nothing easy about it on Wednesday night in DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Not only did Decker, of Unadilla, NY, hold off teammate and reigning NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Larry Wight, but he was forced to out-muscle legendary Billy Pauch to come away…

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GRANT GOES TO THE TOPP IN OCALA SPRINT PRACTICE

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GRANT GOES TO THE TOPP IN OCALA SPRINT PRACTICE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC RacingOcala, Florida (February 13, 2019).........Justin Grant recorded the fastest lap in Wednesday night's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car practice session at Bubba Raceway Park in preparation for this weekend's "Winter Dirt Games X" events.The Ione, Calif. driver set the quickest time of 13.654 in his TOPP Motorsports/NOS Energy Drink - Bow Foundation - Challenger Construction/Maxim/Claxton Chevy.  The lap was quicker than the official one-lap track USAC record of 13.683, set by Justin Grant during qualifying in 2017.Grant ranked ahead of Brady Bacon…

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Strong Support For The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Modified Division

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Strong Support For The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Modified Division Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways are proud to welcome back major marketing partner Tracey Road Equipment as the title sponsor of the DIRTcar Modifieds at both speedways for the 2019 racing season. With both tracks in the heart of DIRTcar country and less than a half hour apart, it’s an ideal Friday and Saturday night stop for both fans and racers alike. About Tracey Road Equipment Tracey Road Equipment is the premiere…

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2020 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Ticket Information Now Available

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2020 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Ticket Information Now Available Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (February 13, 2019) The time to set your reminder is now. Reserved Seat ticket renewals and new ticket orders for the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire begin on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, and run through Thursday, April 11, 2019. Slated for January 13-18, 2020, tickets for the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire will again be sold in six, five, and four-day packages for grandstand reserve seating. Prices for…

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USAC SPRINT TITLE DEFENSE BEGINS FOR COURTNEY

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USAC SPRINT TITLE DEFENSE BEGINS FOR COURTNEY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida (February 13, 2019).........It's already been a dream beginning to 2019 for Tyler Courtney as he's continued the roll of success following his 2018 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car crown and into the start of the new season. Last weekend, his fast start included back-to-back victories in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget openers at Bubba Raceway Park. Now the Indianapolis, Ind. driver embarks on a mission in his Clauson/Marshall/Newman Racing No. 7BC to duplicate the feat…

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KREUTTER READY TO GET BACK TO BUSINESS IN SYRACUSE INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET RACES

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SCOTT KREUTTER READY TO GET BACK TO BUSINESS IN SYRACUSE INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET RACES MARCH 8-9 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY February 13, 2019 . . . Scott Kreutter will be returning to the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP for the upcoming Friday and Saturday, March 8th and 9th events at the New York State Fairgrounds Exposition Center in Syracuse, N.Y presented by RPM Raceway. The Buffalo, N.Y. dirt Sprint Car driver missed the recent Atlantic City Gambler’s Classic in late January Series race for a good reason. Kreutter’s wife…

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WDGX OPENER A KEY FOR USAC SPRINT TITLE HOPES

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WDGX OPENER A KEY FOR USAC SPRINT TITLE HOPES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida (February 12, 2019).........To roll off the trailer and find immediate success is the ideal goal for all USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car drivers and teams competing in this week's "Winter Dirt Games X" season openers February 14-15-16 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. Tyler Courtney found it immediately in the USAC NOS Energy Drink openers there last weekend and used two victories in Ocala last season to springboard his way to a USAC National Sprint title. Yet…

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Doug Coby & Bubba Pollard On Top at New Smyrna

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Doug Coby & Bubba Pollard On Top at New Smyrna Story By: KYLE SOUZA/NASCAR Photos By: Jim Dupont/NASCAR NEW SMYRNA, Fla. — Two of short-track racing’s top talents took the checkered flag on Monday night at New Smyrna Speedway. Five-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Doug Coby and established Super Late Model star Bubba Pollard picked up victories in their respective divisions on the fourth night of racing as part of the 53rd annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway. Coby, who hadn’t seen New Smyrna except once, back in 2014, dominated the 50-lap Tour…

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Derek Kraus Uses Patience to Win at New Smyrna

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Derek Kraus Uses Patience to Win at New Smyrna Story By: Davey Segal/NASCAR Photos By: Russell Labounty & Rusty Jarrett /Nigel Kinrade Photography for NASCAR NEW SMYRNA, Fla. — It was worth the wait for Derek Kraus in more ways than one. After being postponed to Monday night due to rain, Kraus emerged victorious in the New Smyrna 175 at New Smyrna Speedway, using tire conservation en route to his second career NASCAR K&N Pro Series East victory. The Stratford, Wisconsin, native made his move with about 40 laps to go as the leaders, Colin Garrett and Ty Gibbs, made…

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Marlar Battles Back on the Topside to Win Late Model Feature No. 1

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Marlar Battles Back on the Topside to Win Late Model Feature No. 1 Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick Neff BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 11, 2019 – How many drivers can say they won in their third night out with a team that hasn’t raced in two seasons? 2018 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Champion Mike Marlar can now, as he, Darrell Lanigan, Josh Richards and Scott Bloomquist (18th to 3rd) put on an amazing display of passing and battling through 30 laps that saw Marlar come out on top for his first-ever victory at Volusia…

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Kyle Strickler Doubles Down for $5K; Nick Hoffman “Four-Peats” as DIRTcar Nationals Champion

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Kyle Strickler Doubles Down for $5K; Nick Hoffman "Four-Peats" as DIRTcar Nationals Champion For the fourth consecutive year, Nick Hoffman is crowned DIRTcar Nationals Champion in the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Story By: Matt Prieur/DIRTcar BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 11, 2019 — The final night of racing for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds as part of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals was also the busiest in the history of the prestigious event. With the postponement of Saturday’s Last Chance Showdowns and Feature as well as the entire Sunday schedule of events, the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals completed the two postponed shows…

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Trackside Body Works Steps Up for Fonda Speedway 2019 Street Stock Division

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Trackside Body Works Steps Up for Fonda Speedway 2019 Street Stock Division Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/JB Photography FONDA, NY – The Street Stock division at Fonda Speedway will receive a boost for the 2019 season. Trackside Body Works, located within earshot of the speedway in Fonda, New York, has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the Street Stock division for the ’19 season – and the racers will benefit! Thanks to Trackside Body Works owner Greg Duesler, Street Stocks will compete for a minimum of $200 to win at the ‘Track of Champions’ every…

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NEW CAR AND DRIVER COMBOS MARK START OF 2019 USAC SPRINT SEASON

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NEW CAR AND DRIVER COMBOS MARK START OF 2019 USAC SPRINT SEASON Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida (February 11, 2019).........Musical chairs was a part of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car offseason as a multitude of drivers, including six of the top-11 in last year's standings, have found new homes for the 2019 tour, beginning with this week's "Winter Dirt Games X" season openers on Feb. 14-15-16 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. Indianapolis, Indiana's Tyler Courtney and Clauson/Marshall Racing are singing a perfect tune coming off a championship season in…

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DA’S AUTO BODY & REPAIR RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR OF BRIDGEPORT ROOKIE CLASS

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DA'S AUTO BODY & REPAIR RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR OF BRIDGEPORT ROOKIE CLASS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photo By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway welcomes back DA's Auto Body & Repair as the title sponsors for the 2019 Rookie Division at the Logan Township facility. Dave Adams, owner/operator of DA's Auto Body & Repair, has supported this Rookie division from the beginning - even going back to Bridgeport's "Young Gun" program years ago. A former racer, himself, Adams knows the value the the Rookie program brings to these first time competitors. "That seat time with drivers of comparable experience…

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Byron earns the Busch Pole Award for the Daytona 500

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William Byron earns the Busch Pole Award for the Daytona 500; Hendrick sweeps front row Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Paired for the first time with crew chief Chad Knaus, sophomore driver William Byron put his No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 on the pole for the Feb. 17 Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), leading a Hendrick Motorsports sweep of the top four spots and extending that organization’s dominance in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Daytona International Speedway. Byron edged last year’s pole winner, Alex…

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Jimmie Johnson wins rain-shortened Advance Auto Parts Clash

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Jimmie Johnson wins rain-shortened Advance Auto Parts Clash Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR  Photos By: Getty Image/NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jimmie Johnson, who had crashed in the past six Advance Auto Parts Clash races at Daytona International Speedway, found a way to win the 2019 version of the season-opening exhibition race—by helping to trigger a wreck that eliminated nearly everyone else. Moments before a rainstorm halted the action and ultimately made the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race official after 59 of 75 scheduled laps, Johnson—running second on Lap 56—pulled to the inside of leader Paul Menard, who moved down…

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Pittman Claims Third Golden Gator

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Pittman Claims Third Golden Gator Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/WoO BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 10, 2019 – Mother Nature put a halt to Daryn Pittman’s quest for three wins in a row at Volusia Speedway Park, canceling Sunday’s Sprint Car event, but handed him his third DIRTcar Nationals championship. And the first for his new Roth Motorsports team. “To do it with a different team makes it that much more special,” Pittman said about getting another golden gator. “For us to come out here and be as fast and consistent every time we hit the track just…

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Fourteen Facilities Unite Under American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Banner for 2019 Season

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  Fourteen Facilities Unite Under American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Banner for 2019 Season Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com INDIANA, PA – Fourteen facilities have united under the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco banner for the 2019 season. Drivers competing across four states – New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware – in the Modified and Sportsman divisions will challenge for $51,000-plus in cash and hundreds of tire certificates as part of the ’19 American Racer Cup sponsored by American Racer Tires, Lias Tire Company, Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance. The ’19…

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Short Track Super Series Crate 602 Sportsman Get a Raise for 2019, $1,500 to Win Minimum

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Short Track Super Series Crate 602 Sportsman Get a Raise for 2019, $1,500 to Win Minimum Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Crate 602 Sportsman teams, you’re getting a raise. Management of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco announced an increased purse structure for 2019 Crate 602 Sportsman events. All series races – in both the North and South Regions – will pay $1,500 to win. “Last season, we expanded our Short Track Super Series to include Crate 602 Sportsman and the support was tremendous,” STSS organizer Brett Deyo…

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Buzzie Reutimann Isn’t Slowing Down Anytime Soon

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Buzzie Reutimann Isn’t Slowing Down Anytime Soon Story By: Mick McMahen/DIRTcar Photo By: Mike Mallett BARBERVILLE, Fla — Feb. 9, 2019 — For more than six decades Emil “Buzzie” Reutimann has been behind the wheel of a race car. The Zephyrhills, Florida native is known in the racing community as a “racer’s racer” as he personifies what it means to be old school. He still works on his cars, he still loves to compete, and he still has his family with him — or at least close by in Gator Pond Pits while he's parked infield at Volusia Speedway Park for…

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