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No Changes At Brewerton & Fulton For 2019

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  Big Block Modifieds continue as Brewerton Speedway Headliner, Small Block Modifieds a Fulton Speedway staple again in 2019 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Baldwinsville, NY - As the successful 2018 racing season is now in the rear-view mirror, management of the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway are pleased to announce the 2019 weekly divisions to give competitors a jump on their plans for the 2019 racing season. Brewerton Speedway will again host the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as the headline division in 2019, with DIRTcar 358-Modifieds mixing in at a…

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TIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLES ENTERING SUNOCO WORLD SERIES

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TIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLES ENTERING SUNOCO WORLD SERIES Story By KYLE SOUZA/TSMP Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com THOMPSON, Conn. –As the 56th annual Sunoco World Series gets ready to take the green flag this Friday, multiple of the 17 divisions planning to race have a tight championship battle entering the weekend. Off a rain-shortened race at Lee USA Speedway last weekend, the Granite State Pro Stock Series will make a stop at Thompson with just two races left in their championship points schedule. And as he looks for his first series championship, Devin O’Connell leads the standings by 20 points over Joey…

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Super DIRTcar Series Makes its Final Trip North of the Border in 2018 Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville

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The Super DIRTcar Series Makes its Final Trip North of the Border in 2018 for the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 27, 2018 – Many consider Brockville Speedway one of the most exciting bullrings in North America. Pair that with the best Big-Block Modified drivers in the Northeast and Canada, and you are guaranteed to have a thrilling event. Drivers and teams have just come off of another successful NAPA Super DIRT Week, and the points chase is narrowing down. The…

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DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Kicks Off Tonight

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DIRTcar Roundup “Steel City Stampede” Kicks Off Tonight Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com SARVER, PA — Oct. 11 — Thirteen divisions. Three days. One place to race. Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania is set to host the 10th annual DIRTcar Roundup Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 11-13. Over 250 cars are expected to show up for this year’s “Steel City Stampede,” and there will be no shortage of action with practice on Thursday, heat races on Friday and last chance showdowns and features on Saturday, making it the only place in the county to see…

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Outlaws Returning to Dodge City Raceway Park for the First Time Since 2015 on October 20

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Outlaws Returning to Dodge City Raceway Park for the First Time Since 2015 on October 20 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – October 11, 2018 – After a three-year hiatus, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will make its awaited return to Dodge City Raceway Park in Kansas on Saturday, October 20. Last year’s Boot Hill Showdown was lost to Mother Nature, but The Greatest Show on Dirt will return to the semi-banked 3/8 mile in 2018. Perhaps no one is more excited for the World of Outlaws’ return to Dodge City than…

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SWANSON SIGNS WITH NOLEN RACING FOR 2019 USAC SILVER CROWN RUN

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SWANSON SIGNS WITH NOLEN RACING FOR 2019 USAC SILVER CROWN RUN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Whiteland, Indiana.........Four-time USAC Silver Crown champion Kody Swanson has signed with Nolen Racing to run the full 2019 USAC Silver Crown schedule. Kingsburg, California's Swanson, who set the all-time Silver Crown wins record with his 24th victory last August at Salem (Ind.) Speedway, became a free agent following the closure of DePalma Motorsports earlier this week, whom he had raced for since the 2013 season and had accumulated 21 career wins with. The Whiteland, Indiana-based Nolen Racing team…

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THE TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK; A LEGENDARY PLACE FOR LEGENDARY RACERS

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  THE TERRE HAUTE ACTION TRACK; A LEGENDARY PLACE FOR LEGENDARY RACERS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Terre Haute, Indiana.........The Terre Haute Action Track is complete with legends. But, perhaps even more so, it's those drivers who make the Terre Haute Action Track a legend itself. After all, the drivers who've won on the Terre Haute half-mile make up the top-16 on the list of all-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car winners. That inherently means that these drivers get the job done pretty much anywhere they go regardless of the track and it's the…

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6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout Set For Saturday October 20th At New Egypt

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6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout Set For Saturday October 20th At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway’s final race of the 2018 season will be held on Saturday night October 20th and a big one it will be, the 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout. The Modifieds will do battle in a 60-Lap shootout paying $6,000 to the winner and $400 just to start the event. Watch as expected invaders include Pennsylvania’s Jeff Strunk, Frank Cozze, and Duane Howard take on NES regulars that include…

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Two Full Days of Auto Racing At Georgetown Speedway October 26-27 With Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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Two Full Days of Auto Racing At Georgetown Speedway October 26-27 With Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The curtain will come down on the 2018 season Friday-Saturday October 26-27 with two huge days of racing at Georgetown Speedway. The third annual Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend features a plethora of auto racing on the Sussex County half-mile oval. Over the two days, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds, Super Late Models, Small-Block Modifieds, STSS Crate 602 Sportsman, RUSH Late Models, Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series, Southern Delaware…

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HBR Racing Recap 10/10/18

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  HBR Racing Recap 10/10/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – October 10, 2018 – The Heinke-Baldwin race team kicked off the week on a strong note at the 47th Annual NAPA Super DIRT Week and decided to take a gamble come Sunday afternoon during the prestigious 200 at Oswego Speedway. “I couldn’t have been happier with our car right out of the box,” Phelps said. “Fortunately, we’ve been onto some really good stuff, so we didn’t need to stray from our normal baseline too far.” Phelps was fast right off…

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DEPALMA MOTORSPORTS LEAVES ON TOP AFTER 5 STRAIGHT SILVER CROWN TITLES

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DEPALMA MOTORSPORTS LEAVES ON TOP AFTER 5 STRAIGHT SILVER CROWN TITLES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Lima, Ohio (October 9, 2018).........DePalma Motorsports, one of the most iconic and successful teams in the history of the USAC Silver Crown series, is riding into the sunset on top of their game, announcing that their 2018 championship season was the last for the Lima, Ohio-based team. It concludes a magical five-year run with Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. DePalma Motorsports itself won the Silver Crown owner title each year they had Swanson as their full-time driver between…

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Port Royal Speedway Set To Host Short Track Super Series Modifieds This Friday Night For ‘Speed Showcase’

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  Port Royal Speedway Set To Host Short Track Super Series Modifieds This Friday Night For ‘Speed Showcase’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – The much-anticipated return of the Modifieds to Port Royal Speedway takes place this Friday, October 12. The ‘Speed Showcase’ features Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds making their first-ever appearance on the ‘Speed Palace’ half-mile oval. Modifieds have not hit the track at Port Royal in more than 30 years, contributing to this much-anticipated return. STSS Modified competitors race 40 laps for $5,000…

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RAY EVERNHAM, AND A LARGE DISPLAY OF RACE CARS TO BE A BIG PART OF PPB MOTORSPORTS 2019 SHOW

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RAY EVERNHAM, AND A LARGE DISPLAY OF RACE CARS THAT HE WAS INVOLVED WITH DURING HIS HALL OF FAME CAREER TO BE A BIG PART OF PPB MOTORSPORTS 2019 SHOW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2019 Race Car & Trade Show Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA October 9, 2018 . . . NASCAR Hall of Famer Ray Evernham will be a big part of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2019 Trade and Race Car show, the 34th annual edition, taking place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA January 18-20, 2019. Evernham is best known for his…

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4TH ANNUAL JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 SET FOR DEC. 15 IN Du QUOIN

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4TH ANNUAL JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 SET FOR DEC. 15 IN Du QUOIN Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photo By: Neil Cavanaugh/USAC Du Quoin, Illinois (October 8, 2018).........The fourth running of the "Junior Knepper 55" returns to the USAC Midget calendar on Saturday, December 15 indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Though the special event carries no points toward the season championship, it has quickly become one of the most coveted races to win. Boasting large car counts and a star-studded field, the "Knepper 55" has already produced its share of memorable moments on the 1/6-mile dirt track…

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WABASH CLASH BRINGS USAC SPRINTS TO TERRE HAUTE FRIDAY FOR MIDWEST FINALE

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WABASH CLASH BRINGS USAC SPRINTS TO TERRE HAUTE FRIDAY FOR MIDWEST FINALE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Terre Haute, Indiana.........The Midwest season finale for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars can be a bittersweet symphony. So much good racing, yet so little time remains to witness it as the clock winds down on 2018. But, as it is with racing and stick and ball sports, when time runs short in a close battle, the pressure and intensity increase, which rises the crowd to its feet to see who's up to the challenge and who…

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HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY TO CLOSE OUT THUNDER SERIES AT GRANDVIEW THIS SATURDAY

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HOUSE OF THUNDER HALLOWEEN PARTY TO CLOSE OUT THUNDER SERIES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 13 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 8, 2018) . . . . The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill finale will take place at the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night, October 13. A Spooktacular event returns to the "haunted hill" with the 21st running of the Modified Traffic Jam, a 40 lap feature event paying $5,000 to win, $1,000 for tenth-place and $500 to start the twenty-four car starting field for all who pre-enter. The Sportsman and…

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PREECE RETURNING TO MODIFIED ROOTS FOR THOMPSON WORLD SERIES

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RYAN PREECE RETURNING TO MODIFIED ROOTS FOR SUNOCO WORLD SERIES AT THOMPSON SPEEDWAY Story By: Kyle Souza/TSMP Photos By: Dick Ayers & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com THOMPSON, Conn. – Just one week after making the announcement of his life, Ryan Preece has committed to returning to his modified roots next weekend. Preece, a native of Berlin, Connecticut, will return to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to compete in the Sunoco World Series 150 for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. The race will come just days after he announced that he will compete full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driving for JTG…

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Lightning Strikes For Wight At Oswego

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Larry Wight on Top of the World at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – October 7, 2018 – Gypsum Racing driver Lightning Larry Wight pulled off a late-race pass on veteran driver Jimmy Phelps and held off the five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Stewart Friesen for the $50,000 pay day. Jimmy Phelps gambled on racing the entire Billy Whittaker Cars 200 without stopping for fuel or tires. Wight's lap 73 pit stop equipped him with fresh tires, which shot him to the top of the…

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BLEWETT WALL MOD CHAMP; MAURIELLO GRABS SATURDAY WIN

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BLEWETT WALL MOD CHAMP; MAURIELLO GRABS SATURDAY WIN Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Jimmy Blewett of Howell finished fourth in Saturday night's All American Auto Group Racing Series 40-lap main event for the Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified stock cars and that was more than enough for him to clinch his fourth Wall Stadium Speedway title. Eric Mauriello of Howell won the event, racing from the rear to the front of the field for the second Saturday night in a row. Brick's Dom Fattaruso was the early leader Derek Hopkinson…

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Pierce Banks $20,000 Pittsburgher Prize

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Pierce Banks $20,000 Pittsburgher Prize Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS IMPERIAL, PA (October 7, 2018) - Making his first career start in the Pittsburgher 100 at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway, Bobby Pierce roared to the lead on lap 91 and then pulled away for the $20,000 victory. Pierce started tenth on the grid and pitted on lap 44 for a fresh right rear tire before charging through the field and finally overtaking Owens in the final nine laps of the race - securing his fourth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Owens crossed the…

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Last-Lap Pass Puts Bachetti In Thunder Mountain Short Track SuperNationals Victory Lane

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Last-Lap Pass Puts Andy Bachetti In Thunder Mountain Short Track SuperNationals Victory Lane, Becomes 11th “Working Man’s Race” Winner Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – For the 11th consecutive edition, the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals produced a new winner. Sheffield, Mass., driver Andy Bachetti utilized a last-lap pass to put his name on the list of ‘Working Man’s Race’ champions Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway, annexing the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event in dramatic fashion. The SuperNationals was held at Thunder Mountain for the first time in its history with two days…

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Elliott Scores Redemption At The Monster Mile

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Chase Elliott grabs victory at Dover, advances in Monster Energy Cup Playoffs Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com DOVER, Del. – What looked like a Stewart-Haas Racing victory parade for much of Sunday afternoon ended in a wild overtime scramble, with Chase Elliott taking the checkered flag in the Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover International Speedway. On considerably older tires, Elliott pulled ahead cleared runner-up Denny Hamlin through Turns 1 and 2 after a restart on Lap 403 and powered his No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet across the finish line .265 second ahead of Hamlin’s Toyota. With the…

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Schuchart Dominant at Fulton for Second Win of Year

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Schuchart Dominant at Fulton for Second Win of Year Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – October 6, 2018 – Logan Schuchart dominated all 30 laps to win Saturday Night at Fulton Speedway as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invaded Super DIRT Week in New York. Sheldon Haudenschild charged late to second with Donny Schatz completing the podium. Kraig Kinser won the Sears Craftsman Dash, earning the pole for the 30-lap affair, in search of his first win of the season, alongside Schuchart. Schuchart's forgettable Qualifying laps put him 15th quick, forcing him…

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Batman Thaws Out Mr. Freeze At Oswego

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Batman Gambles and Wins $20,000 Story By: DIRTcar Racing Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – October, 6, 2018 - Batman Peter Britten took advantage of the new competition pit stop to win the Camping World 150 for the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds. Giving up his top 10 running position on track, Britten came down pit road on lap 100 to take fuel and a new right rear tire and then drove from position 22 to the lead to collect the $20,000 check. "This feeling is just awesome," Britten said. "We learned last year that you have to make sure your…

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Pop-up rain shower puts Kyle Busch on Dover pole

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Pop-up rain shower puts Kyle Busch on Dover pole Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DOVER, Del. – A sudden rain shower in the afternoon of an otherwise dry day soaked the concrete racing surface at Dover International Speedway and forced cancellation of Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying session. As a consequence, with the field set according to owner points, Kyle Busch will lead the 39 Cup drivers to the green flag in Sunday’s Gander Outdoors 400 at the Monster Mile, the opening race in the Round of 12 of the Playoffs. Kevin Harvick will start…

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The Top 30 Starters in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 are Set

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The Top 30 Starters in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 are Set Story By: DIRTcar Racing Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – October 5, 2018 – The Gander Outdoors Friday Night Lights Triple 30s brought the huge crowd to their feet with fantastic drives from winners Peter Britten, Danny Johnson, and Gary Lindberg. Graham Motorsports won two out of the three qualifiers making them the hot team of the weekend. NAPA Super DIRT Week surprise Gary Lindberg timed in the Top 6 and went on to win his 30-lap qualifier. Peter Britten is looking to redeem his last lap…

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First 15 Rows Set for Camping World 150

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First 15 Rows Set for Camping World 150 Story By Rob Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 5, 2018 — The DIRTcar 358 Modified teams battled for three $1,000 top prizes in the Gander Outdoors Friday Night Lights Triple 25s. In addition to the first-place cash, drivers were fighting for a starting spot in Saturday’s Camping World 150. Starting lineups for the 25 lap qualifiers were determined by the Time Trial results from earlier Friday afternoon. Triple 25 #1 Tim Fuller started on the pole and collected the checkered flag in the first 25-lap qualifier for the…

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Owens and Marlar Lead Pittsburgher 100 Field

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Owens and Marlar Lead Pittsburgher 100 Field Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS IMPERIAL, PA (October 5, 2018) - Jimmy Owens and Mike Marlar will make-up the front row for Saturday night's 30th Annual Pittsburgher 100 at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. Owens earned the pole starting spot for the $20,000 main event by easily winning heat race number one on Friday night. The three-time Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion sprinted to the lead at the start of the 10-lap heat race and was unchallenged the entire distance. The Miller Welders overall fast qualifier, Michael Norris finished…

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Top Six Big-Block Modifieds are Locked in on Fast Times

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Top Six Big-Block Modifieds are Locked in on Fast Times Story By: DIRTcar Racing Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 5, 2018 – The Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series took Hot Laps and Time-Trials today to lock in the Top 6 starting positions and found out what their cars have for the 5/8-mile Oswego Speedway. The Baldwinsville Bandit Jimmy Phelps took the Teo Pro Car Pole Award with a time of 21.233. Jimmy Phelps was happy to be at the top, but he and his team are in it for the long haul. "In practice we…

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Lightning Larry Picks Up Brewerton Win With Late Pass

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Wight Bookends Brewerton's Hurricane 100 Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. – Larry Wight picked up the victory in the Hurricane 100 358-Modified Series event at Brewerton Speedway as a part of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII. Wight took advantage of Steve Bernier's lap-98 miscue in turn two and drove on to win the 100-lap main event. A full field of 30 cars were led to the green flag by Wight and Michael Parent. Wight got the advantage on the outside and would go on to lead the first 35 laps. After a…

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Dave Marcuccilli Title Contender With Brewerton Win

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Dave Marcuccilli Title Contender With Brewerton Win Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Entering Brewerton Speedway's Hurricane 100 night of racing Dave Marcuccilli was 33 points behind Brad Rouse in the chase for the Mr. Dirt crown. With Marcuccilli winning his second series event in as many nights that gap might have been trimmed down just a bit more. Standing alongside his car in the pits the winner said, "These two wins definitely allowed me to close in a lot on Brad (Rouse). Now we'll just have to see how Oswego goes as we prepare for next weekend…

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THUNDER ON THE HILL HALLOWEEN PARTY

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  GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THUNDER ON THE HILL HALLOWEEN PARTY, PLANS TRICK OR TREATS AND, 21ST ANNUAL MODIFIED TRAFFIC JAM TO OFFER $5,000 TO WIN, $1,000 FOR TENTH AND $500 TO TAKE THE GREEN SATURDAY, OCT 13 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 4, 2018) . . . . Trick or Treat, a Halloween Parade, Ghostly Ghouls and the MODS at the MADHOUSE make up a big night of Spooktacular racing on the “haunted hill” of Grandview Speedway Saturday night, October 13 for the finale of the 29th season of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder…

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Marcuccilli Masterful In Weedsport Dirt Week Opener

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Dave Marcuccilli Captures Weedsport Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Dave Marcuccilli entered Wednesday nights' 30-lap Mr. DiRTcar Sportsman Tour event facing a serious challenge, but shortly after the bell tolled midnight, the veteran driver was celebrating on Victory Hill after edging out Kevin Root and Andrew Smith. Marcuccilli said, "I really needed to make up points coming into tonight. It hurt me this year as I didn't follow the region." And with point leader Brad Rouse running the final 10 laps with a left front flat and finishing ninth Marcuccilli hoped it was enough to help. The…

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Rudolph Runs During Weedsport Dirt Week Kick Off

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Rudolph: In Charge at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – October 3, 2018 - Erick Rudolph scored his ninth career series victory in the NAPA Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party presented by Ferris St. Lawrence Radiology 358-Modified 100-lap main event at Weedsport Speedway Wednesday night. Tim Sears Jr. and Pat Ward rounded out the podium with strong finishes. With all the moisture put down in the last 48 hours, the track was fast and tricky as the cushion built up throughout the night. Pat Ward led the 31-car field to the green flag…

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The 2018 All Star season will conclude with #GYATKExtravaganza at Kokomo Speedway

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The 2018 All Star season will conclude with #GYATKExtravaganza at Kokomo Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (October 3, 2018) - The 2018 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 Driver Championship, as well as the 2018 All Star Owner Championship, will be decided at ‘Indiana’s Baddest Bullring’ - Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind., on Saturday, October 6. The ‘Get Your Ass To Kokomo Extravaganza’ (#GYATKExtravaganza), the second and final Hoosier State appearance for the traveling All Stars in 2018, will headline action at the northern Indiana quarter-mile on Saturday night,…

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INCREASED PURSE FOR PERRIS OVAL NATIONALS ANNOUNCED

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  INCREASED PURSE FOR PERRIS OVAL NATIONALS ANNOUNCED Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Perris, California.........(October 2, 2018) Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian has announced an increased purse for the west coast's premier sprint car race, the 23rd Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction featuring both the USAC AMSOIL National and CRA Sprint Car Series. The race will take place on November 8th, 9th and 10th at the famous Riverside County half-mile clay oval. While first place prize money for the Saturday A-Main will remain at $25,000, second place has increased from $10,000 to…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES IS COMING TO NEW YORK STATE FAIRGROUNDS EXPO CENTER MARCH 8-9, 2019

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES IS COMING TO NEW YORK STATE FAIRGROUNDS EXPO CENTER MARCH 8-9, 2019 FEATURING THREE QUARTER MIDGETS, SLINGSHOTS, CHAMP KARTS; TITLES TO BE DECIDED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY October 2, 2018 . . . The Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP Racing Fuels will make its debut at The New York State Fairgrounds Exposition Center in Syracuse, NY on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 2019. The Syracuse program will include two complete programs with qualifying and feature events for the Three Quarter (TQ) Midgets, Slingshots and…

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BALLARD STILL OPTIMISTIC FOLLOWING LATEST RACE

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BALLARD STILL OPTIMISTIC FOLLOWING LATEST RACE Story By: Mike Wisniewski/B&M Motorsports Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (October 1, 2018) – Although his latest finish was not up to expectations, Brett Ballard is still optimistic of his fast Big Block Modified. This past weekend, the Pennsville, NJ based driver entered the $10,000-to-win King of the Big Block race at Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday, September 29. Ballard qualified for the 50-lap extra distance event by finishing fourth in his heat race after starting the contest in sixth. By virtue of his placement in the qualifying event, Ballard was one of a…

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WATT MAINTAINS HIS CROWN IN BRIDGEPORT’S THIRD ANNUAL KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS

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  WATT MAINTAINS HIS CROWN IN BRIDGEPORT'S THIRD ANNUAL KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The scene was set for the third annual King of the Big Blocks sponsored by K&A Excavating and Spirit Auto Center. Jimmy Horton, the winningest driver in the history of the Bridgeport Speedway drew the pole for the start of the fifty lap main event. Ryan Godown, driver the Lincoln Auto Body No. 5, a car that Horton has won with at Bridgeport on many occasions, started on the outside pole. The two young guns - Matt…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Tackle Pittsburgh

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Lucas Oil Late Models Tackle Pittsburgh Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (October 2, 2018) - The nation's top dirt late model drivers are en route to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's monster half-mile oval for the 30th Annual Pittsburgher 100. The 30th Annual Pittsburgher 100 will kick off on Friday, October 5th, as the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series takes center stage for Miller Welders Time Trials and Heat Races. The RUSH Late Models and Penn-Ohio Pro Stocks will also compete in their preliminary events on Friday night. Following the on-track action on Friday night, Re Issue…

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USAC MIDGETS ADDED TO WINTER DIRT GAMES TO OPEN 2019 USAC SEASON IN FLORIDA

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USAC MIDGETS ADDED TO WINTER DIRT GAMES TO OPEN 2019 USAC SEASON IN FLORIDA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida.........The season-opening kickoff to USAC's 2019 National calendar has expanded with the addition of USAC Midget National Championship racing to the February festivities at Bubba Raceway Park along with the annual appearance by the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship. "Winter Dirt Games has annually been one of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars' greatest traditions over the past decade," said Levi Jones, USAC Series Coordinator. "The addition of USAC National Midgets to the…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Set To Invade Brewerton Speedway Thursday, October 4

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  DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Set To Invade Brewerton Speedway Thursday, October 4 During Super DIRT Week XLVII Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - All roads this Thursday night, October 4 will lead to the Brewerton Speedway when one of the most popular races during Oswego Speedway Super DIRT Week XLVII will take place. On the exciting race card will be the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series 26th Annual Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Hurricane 100 presented by SUNY Canton. Adding to the racing thrills, the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series will do battle on the…

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USAC SPRINTS TREK TO MISSOURI & KANSAS FOR DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND

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  USAC SPRINTS TREK TO MISSOURI & KANSAS FOR DOUBLEHEADER WEEKEND AT LAKE OZARK & LAKESIDE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana.........Nearing the end of the season, a team has one of two directions to go. They can rise to the occasion or wither on the vine. This past weekend, we saw at least two drivers rise to the occasion when they needed it the most: Justin Grant and Kevin Thomas, Jr., who are hitting their respective strides as the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars move into the month of October where two…

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Anticipated Modified Return To Port Royal Speedway Approaching Friday, October 12

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  Anticipated Modified Return To Port Royal Speedway Approaching Friday, October 12 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – One of the season’s most anticipated events for Modified racing will take place on Friday, October 12. Port Royal Speedway – for the first time in more than 30 years – will host the Modified division when the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its debut during a crowd-pleasing ‘Speed Showcase’ doubleheader with the 410 Sprint Cars. Modifieds will race 40 laps for $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and…

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Blaney emerges from last-lap wreck as Charlotte Road Course winner

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Ryan Blaney emerges from last-lap wreck as Charlotte Road Course winner Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. – In a race that was as wild as advertised in the closing laps, Ryan Blaney sped past crashing Jimmie Johnson and Martin Truex Jr. in the final corner to win Sunday’s inaugural Bank of America ROVAL 400 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course. With his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season and the second of his career, Blaney advanced to Round of 12 in the Playoffs. Johnson wasn’t as lucky. The seven-time series…

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Briscoe gets first Xfinity win in inaugural Charlotte Road Course race

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Chase Briscoe gets first Xfinity win in inaugural Charlotte Road Course race Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR  Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. – Chase Briscoe made the most of pit strategy that put him out front during Saturday’s inaugural NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course. Leading the last 24 of 55 laps in the Drive for the Cure 200 at the challenging 2.28-mile, 17-turn road course—thanks to a pit stop on Lap 26, before the end of Stage 2—Briscoe held off Justin Marks after the last restart on Lap 45 and took the checkered flag…

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Perrego and Jordan Capture King Of The Catskills Main Events At Accord

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Perrego and Jordan Capture King Of The Catskills Main Events At Accord Speedway Story By: Steve Pados/Accord Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Ulster County weather was warm and breezy in the afternoon but once the sun went down a brisk chill filled the air. Nevertheless, the heated and competitive action packed racing on the speedway kept the crowd entertained throughout the King of the Catskills events. The Accord Speedway was in top form and a solid roster of drivers and a standing room only crowd proved to be a win/win for Promoters Gary and Donna Palmer to host their…

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MAURIELLO MOTORS TO MODIFIED WIN AT WALL SATURDAY

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MAURIELLO MOTORS TO MODIFIED WIN AT WALL SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ In front of a large crowd that had gathered for NAPA Auto Parts Fan Appreciation Night action and an on-track party, Eric Mauriello was dominant in racing from the rear of the pack to win the 40-lap main event for the Pete & Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified stock cars at Wall Stadium Speedway. The Howell speedster's Saturday night win was his first victory of the 2018 All American Auto Group Racing Series. The race did not start well…

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Rome Showdown Goes to Chris Madden

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Rome Showdown Goes to Chris Madden Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS ROME, GA (September 30, 2018) - Chris Madden found his way to Victory Lane on Sunday night at Rome Speedway to become the twentieth different winner in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competition this season. The South Carolina-native held off a charging Tim McCreadie to win the Lucas Oil Rome Showdown. Jonathan Davenport finished third, with Tyler Millwood and Dale McDowell rounding out the top five. Madden made a daring move around Jimmy Owens and race-leader Scott Bloomquist after a lap-eight restart to take control of…

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Albany-Saratoga 2018 Season Champions

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Albany-Saratoga 2018 Season Champions Story By: Tom Biggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – There were a lot of memorable moments at Albany-Saratoga Speedway during the 2018 season, but nothing can compare to “Championship Night,” when the point races in the three major divisions at the historic Malta track went right down to the wire, and even down to the final lap. When the night was over, Brett Hearn (modifieds), Tim Hartman Jr. (sportsman), Kenny Martin Jr. (pro stocks), Randy Miller (street stocks), Steve Ryan (dual cam four-cylinders) and Johnny Bennett (single-cam four-cylinders) were all wearing crowns. Because…

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