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Magic Mike Sweeps the Night

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Mahaney Sweeps the Night Mike Mahaney Sweeps Qualifying and Heat Races Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC - Nov. 2, 2017 - In front of a packed grandstands, the Super DIRTcar Series took to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Night One of Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals for their qualifying night. Mike Mahaney had a night to remember, sweeping both qualifying sessions and picking up two heat race victories. In all there were 48 Big-Block Modifieds that signed in at Textron Off Road World Finals. The Super DIRTcar Series first took to the track…

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Gravel, Starks Claim Top Qualifying Honors on Opening Night of World Finals

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Gravel, Starks Claim Top Qualifying Honors on Opening Night of World Finals; Schatz Clinches 2017 Title Racing action for WoO Sprint Cars and Late Models begins tomorrow Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC - November 2, 2017 - David Gravel and Trey Starks topped Friday and Saturday Qualifying, respectively, but it was Donny Schatz stealing the show on the opening night of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Schatz clinched his ninth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Championship by taking the Green Flag…

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Short Track Super Series Announces ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet

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Short Track Super Series Announces ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet Saturday, December 16 in Bethlehem, Pa. Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BETHLEHEM, PA – The 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP ‘Night of Champions’ is set for Saturday, December 16. The Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel & Conference Center in Bethlehem, Pa., serves as the backdrop for the year-end STSS celebration, recognizing the accomplishments of drivers in the Halmar International North Region, Velocita-USA South Region and Sportsman series. For the third time in his career, Sheffield, Mass., driver Andy Bachetti…

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Accord Speedway Set To Host Fifth Annual ‘Gobbler’

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Accord Speedway Set To Host Fifth Annual ‘Gobbler’ Event Saturday, November 25 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – The “regular season” has been completed, Short Track Super Series champions decided, now it’s time for the dessert. On Saturday, November 25 – for the fifth year – Accord Speedway will host the post-season ‘Gobbler’ special. This event will again be headlined by a 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event paying $5,000 to the winner under Short Track Super Series rules. Joining the Modifieds will be the Sportsman (Open vs. Crate) offering a minimum of $1,000 to win, the…

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32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Pre-Entry Now Open

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32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Pre-Entry Now Open Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (November 1, 2017) The list of teams are already starting to pour in as the entry blank for the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire went online in the early hours of November 1, 2017. Some of the earliest entries received include car owner Brian Dunlap, who fields a pair of cars with Arizona's Casey Shuman among the team's drivers. Entries can be downloaded at http://www.chilibowl.com/downloads/get.aspx?i=72453 and returned via Fax to (918) 836-5517, called in to…

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Mahoning Valley Closes Out 2017 Season With Sunday, November 5 Show

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Mahoning Valley closes out 2017 season with Sunday, November 5 show…Demo Derby, Enduro, Champ Karts, All-Star Slingshots and Micro Stocks Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Mahoning Valley Speedway will close out the 2017 season this coming Sunday, November 5 with a program of Enduros, Demos, Karts and Slingshots. Scheduled for the 2:00 pm start will be a Big/Small/Jr. Enduro features. Additional feature events will be Champ Karts, All-Star Slingshots and Micro Stocks. A big Car and Small Car Demo Derby will take place in the infield. If 20 or more cars are entered in each Demo Derby they will…

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HBR to Close Season at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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HBR to Close Season at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The HBR team will make their final two Big Block Modified starts of the season this weekend with the Super DIRTcar Series at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the World Finals. Last years results weren’t what the team had hoped for but leading into this years World Finals, the team is confident to carry this seasons momentum down south. Heading into the World Finals at The Dirt Track, Jimmy Phelps has three wins under…

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Hudson O’Neal Emerges as Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year

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Hudson O'Neal Emerges as Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OH (October 30, 2017) Hudson O'Neal of Martinsville, IN has quickly established himself as a future star in dirt late model racing. O'Neal wrapped up the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season in ninth place in the final championship standings and officially clinched the 2017 Lucas Oil Rookie of the Year - Presented by Hot Rod Processing. "I've accomplished so much this year and learned a lot," O'Neal exclaimed. "I didn't meet all my expectations, but I learned more than…

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QUAKER STEAK & LUBE SHOWCASES DIRT TRACK HEROES CAR SHOW, MARCH 4-10, 2018

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QUAKER STEAK & LUBE SHOWCASES DIRT TRACK HEROES CAR SHOW, MARCH 4-10, 2018 AT THE PHILLIPSBURG MALL, PHILLIPSBURG, NJ Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com Quaker Steak & Lube, or The Lube(r) to loyalists, the award-winning casual dining concept known for its Best Wings USA and over 25 signature sauces, is fully prepped and geared as the lead sponsor for the trend setting 11th Annual Dirt Track Heroes Car Show set to take place at the Phillipsburg, NJ Mall, Route 22 East from March 4th to March 10th, 2018. Quaker Steak Lube, which opened in Phillipsburg, New Jersey…

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Short Track Super Series Announces Four-Year Agreement With Sunoco

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Short Track Super Series Announces Four-Year Agreement With Sunoco/Insinger Performance; Overall 2018 ‘Grand Champion’ Could Receive $57,500 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE - The Short Track Super Series (STSS) announced on Saturday a four-year partnership with Sunoco Race Fuels to commence in the 2018 season. The agreement will bring Sunoco Race Fuels sponsorship to the touring series and offer unprecedented bonuses to drivers competing in the series and at home tracks designated as part of the American Racer Cup, also a Sunoco-sponsored program. The STSS/Sunoco partnership was orchestrated by Northeast distributor Insinger Performance of Dushore,…

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219 Competitors Enter Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway

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219 Competitors Enter Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway; Ryan Godown, Ricky Elliott and Duane Howard Lead Winners; Ryan Watt STSS South Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff GEORGETOWN, DE – Two full days of racing brought more than 200 competitors to Georgetown Speedway for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend on Friday and Saturday. Ryan Godown (Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Modified), Ricky Elliott (Super Late Model) and Duane Howard (Small-Block Modified) headlined the winners during the season finale event at the Sussex County facility. Ryan Watt, meanwhile, secured the STSS Velocita…

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Kyle Busch wins wild race at Martinsville

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Kyle Busch wins wild race at Martinsville Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos ByL Getty Images/NASCAR MARTINSVILLE, Va. – The sun went down, the new lights came on, and all hell broke loose at Martinsville Speedway. In a wild overtime finish that took Sunday’s First Data 500 to 505 laps at the .526-mile short track, Kyle Busch beat Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series leader Martin Truex Jr. to the stripe by .141 seconds to take the checkered flag and earn a spot in the Nov. 19 Championship 4 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. As Busch crossed the finish line, a…

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DEWEASE WINS SPRINT SHOWDOWN AT SUSQUEHANNA

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LANCE DEWEASE WINS SPRINT SHOWDOWN AT SUSQUEHANNA October 30, 2017 Story By: Brad Vores/Susquehanna Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Lance Dewease survived some mid-race drama with Logan Schuchart before capturing the big $5,000 payday in Saturday’s 30-lap BAPS Auto Paints and Supplies 410 Sprint Showdown at Susquehanna Speedway. The event closed the curtain on the 2017 racing season at Susquehanna and in Central Pennsylvania. Chase Dietz dominated the 25-lap 358 Sprint car feature for his second win of the season. After setting quick time and winning the Dash, World of Outlaws regular Logan Schuchart took control of the 410 Sprint…

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Bold outside pass at Martinsville sends Noah Gragson to Victory Lane

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Bold outside pass at Martinsville sends Noah Gragson to Victory Lane Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Blowing around two-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Matt Crafton after a restart with 10 laps left, 19-year-old Noah Gragson scored his first victory in Saturday’s Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway. The Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender frustrated Playoff competitors Crafton and Johnny Sauter, who finished second and third behind him. After talking the checkered flag, Gragson parked his No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota near the flag stand and climbed to the…

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Jones wins thrilling Octoberfast Mahoning Modified 200

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Bobby Jones wins thrilling Octoberfast Mahoning Modified 200…3-wide last lap run to checkers worth $6000 Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 10-28-17) Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Octoberfast 2017 will be an event long talked about as the 200 lap feature went right down to the wire in an electrifying finish. Bobby Jones won in a three-wide battle to the checkers and nipped Gene Bowers by just .007-seconds with Zane Zeiner right there as well. There was much anticipation in the lead up to the race, being the longest distance in track history for the headline…

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Marcuccilli Closes Stellar Season with WSTC NE Sportsman Victory

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Marcuccilli Closes Stellar Season with WSTC NE Sportsman Victory Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Dave Marcuccilli completed a dominant season by scoring the OneDirt World Short Track Championship VP Racing Fuels Sportsman Modified Victory at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Marcuccilli, who was also victorious twice during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, started fifth in the 30-lap Feature as Eric Giguere paced the field to Green and led lap one. Defending race winner Ronnie Davis utilized the top side of the 4/10th-mile dirt oval to grab the lead from Giguere on the third…

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Strickler Scores Second Straight UMP Modified WSTC Feature

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Strickler Scores Second Straight UMP Modified WSTC Feature Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship came to a close on Saturday after three days of racing at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. The final night of racing action at the fast 4/10-mile high-banked dirt oval located northeast of Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina featured Last Chance Showdowns, the Championship Features and the special All-Star Invitational Features to conclude the weekend. The High Side Tickler Kyle Strickler would be the man of the weekend as the star from nearby…

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Davenport Leads WSTC Pro Late Models after Long Falls Out

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Davenport Leads WSTC Pro Late Models after Long Falls Out Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Jonathan Davenport decided on Thursday morning that he would make the four-hour trek from Blairsville, GA to The Dirt Track at Charlotte to enter into the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship. “I have to thank Blake Spencer and Letti Bozard for giving me this opportunity. Heath, his crew guy, called me and gave me this opportunity,” said Davenport. “I’m just glad to get back in one of these Longhorns and get the feel of it.” Davenport joined the…

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FOUR PAST ARDC SERIES CHAMPIONS PART OF EVER-INCREASING EAST COAST DIRT NATIONALS FIELD

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FOUR PAST AMERICAN RACING DRIVERS CLUB MIDGET CAR SERIES CHAMPIONS PART OF EVER-INCREASING EAST COAST DIRT NATIONALS FIELD; INAUGURAL TRENTON RACE SET FOR DEC. 1-2 Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP TRENTON, NJ October 28, 2017 . . . Get your tickets now, don’t risk standing in line, the inaugural East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Fueled By VP Racing Fuels is going to be huge! The event, the only indoor dirt oval track race in the northeast, will be held at CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J., on Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd and race fans can’t wait to see the action. Rich black clay has…

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BIG TRACK CLASSIC RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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BIG TRACK CLASSIC RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The second annual Big Track Classic for the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) Sprint Cars is coming to the Bridgeport Speedway on Friday and Saturday, November 3rd and 4th. The inaugural event produced great racing a year ago when Curt Michael raced to the win in Friday night action and Lucas Wolfe improved on his fifth place finish on Friday to capture his first ever Bridgeport Speedway win on Saturday. Michael earned the coveted Midge Miller Memorial Trophy for accumulating the most points…

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Britten and Graham Ready to Tackle Charlotte

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Britten and Graham Ready to Tackle Charlotte Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Peter Britten and Ray Graham proved that they are a force to be reckoned with after their debut at Oswego Speedway for Super DIRT Week. Now, the dynamic duo is pleased to announce they will be heading south to take on the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the World Finals. “We had a great car and almost won the biggest race in modified racing together at Oswego, which is pretty promising heading into Charlotte,” noted Britten. “It’s a little bit of a…

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REIGNING INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES CHAMP FLORES ENTERS INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES

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RYAN FLORES, REIGNING INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FUELD BY VP RACING FUELS CHAMPION, ENTERS INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA October 27, 2017 . . . Ryan Flores of Cornelius, N.C., who fought his way to the 2017 Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels championship, is among the top drivers who have filed entries for the 2018 Series events. “I’m excited about coming back to race indoors,” Flores said. “The car was in great shape after last year. We’re trying to make the car lighter, stronger and get a little…

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Josh Richards Earns Lucas Oil National Championship

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Josh Richards Earns Lucas Oil National Championship Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (October 27, 2017) After capturing his first-career Dirt Track World Championship victory at Portsmouth (Ohio) Raceway Park, Josh Richards of Shinnston, WV clinched the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship. Richards entered the season finale trailing points leader Tim McCreadie of Watertown, NY, by 40-points, but his $100,000 triumph and McCreadie's seventeenth-place finish, propelled him to his first-career Lucas Oil title. He joins Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN, as the only drivers to claim both Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series…

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Clinching Scenarios: SSTS South Heading Into This Weekend At Georgetown

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Clinching Scenarios: SSTS South Heading Into This Weekend At Georgetown Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The ‘neutral’ ground of Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway will decide a 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) champion. The eight-race STSS Velocita-USA South region title – and the $10,000 that accompanies it – comes down to 40 laps around the Sussex County half-mile track this Saturday, October 28 as part of the two-day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Following his ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ conquest at Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway on Sept. 30, Boyertown, Pa., driver Ryan Watt has accrued 587…

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Draws Nearly 300 Cars for Night One Practice Sessions

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Draws Nearly 300 Cars for Night One Practice Sessions Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Justin Fiedler/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC - Oct. 26, 2017 - The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship mega-event opened Thursday evening with 288 total entries across eight divisions taking to the 4/10th-mile semi-banked oval at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for hot lap practice sessions. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship, a three-day event, puts the best short track racers in the country on center stage. A purse in excess of $110,000 across all eight divisions will be…

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The “Dirt Million” Slated for 2018 at Mansfield Motor Speedway

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The "Dirt Million" Slated for 2018 at Mansfield Motor Speedway Super Late Models will compete for the sport's largest winning prize in inaugural mega-event August 24th & 25th, 2018! Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com MANSFIELD, Ohio - The Super Late Model division will have a new mega-event next year with the introduction of the "Dirt Million" on Aug. 24-25, 2018, at Mansfield Motor Speedway, track promoter Cody Sommer announced. Super Late Model drivers will compete for a minimum of $100,000 to win and $2,000 to start in the inaugural Dirt Million at the 4/10-mile oval, but the…

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PREECE TO COMPETE IN ALL THREE INDOOR TQ MIDGET AUTO RACING SERIES EVENTS

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NASCAR STAR RYAN PREECE TO COMPETE IN ALL THREE INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET AUTO RACING SERIES EVENTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA October 26, 2017 . . . Ryan Preece, who won on NASCAR’s Xfinity Series and Whelen Modified Tour this season, will compete full-time in 2018 on the Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP Racing Fuels. The Berlin, Ct. driver has teamed up with his cousin Donny Preece to run the three race series which begins at Allentown, Pa.’s PPL Center on Friday and Saturday, January 5th and 6th. In past years, Ryan…

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Bubba Wallace caps long NASCAR journey with move to RPM

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Bubba Wallace caps long NASCAR journey with move to RPM Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff The historical and social significance of his move to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing is not lost on Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr., who was announced on Wednesday as the driver of the iconic No. 43 car fielded by Richard Petty Motorsports. Wallace will be the first African-American driver to compete fulltime at NASCAR’s highest level since NASCAR Hall of Famer Wendell Scott posted the final four of his 147 career top 10s in 1971. Does that add pressure…

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TMEZ DRIFTS WEST FOR WESTERN WORLD & OVAL

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TMEZ DRIFTS WEST FOR WESTERN WORLD & OVALS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com After all, Thomas Meseraull will indeed be heading west when the USAC AMSOIL National and CRA Sprint Cars stop at Arizona Speedway and Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway during the month of November for the 2017 season finales. The San Jose, California native has been named as the driver of the Reinbold/Underwood Motorsports No. 19 for the Nov. 3-4 "Western World Championships" at Arizona and the Nov. 9-10-11 Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction at Perris. Meseraull hasn't had any…

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DIRTcar Nationals Just Got Bigger – Feb 6-17, 2018 at Volusia Speedway Park

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DIRTcar Nationals Just Got Bigger Now five nights of Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block action and four nights of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models - Feb 6-17, 2018 at Volusia Speedway Park Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 25, 2017 - The 2018 racing calendar just got more exciting...what better way to start a new season than with 12 nights of racing in Florida in February. Major changes to the event program highlight the new and exciting schedule for the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals as the racing season kicks off Feb. 6 through 17,…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway’s 2017 Octoberfast Weekend Is Upon Us

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Mahoning Valley Speedway’s 2017 Octoberfast weekend is this Saturday and Sunday Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 10-24-17) Mahoning Valley Speedway, the little ¼-mile oval is thinking big. Big as in Octoberfast 2017, which will be the biggest feature race day in track history. It will be the biggest payday and the biggest race distance ever for the headline Modifieds as they will run in a 200-lap feature with the winner netting $6000. Second place will earn $3000 and third takes $2000. Just taking the green in the 22 car field will get you…

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EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS PRACTICE SET FOR NOVEMBER 30

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EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS PRACTICE SET FOR NOVEMBER 30; INAUGURAL DIRT MICRO NATIONAL RACES TO GO IN TRENTON DECEMBER 1-2, 2017 Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP TRENTON, NJ October 24, 2017 . . . Len Sammons Motorsports Productions has announced that its much anticipated first annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals inside the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J., on Friday and Saturday, December 1-2, 2017 will have a pre-race practice session on Thursday, November 30. “So many of the teams who have been entering the East Coast Indoor Nationals have asked about the possibility of getting some extra practice,”…

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MS MOTORSPORTS PAGEANT IS PPB MOTORSPORTS SHOW HIGHLIGHT

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MS MOTORSPORTS PAGEANT IS PPB MOTORSPORTS SHOW HIGHLIGHT; TAYLOR ALBERT REFLECTS ON HER MS MOTORSPORTS REIGN Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA October 23, 2017 . . . For the 33rd time, the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show Fueled by Sunoco and Distributed by Insinger Performance will host the Oliver Construction Enterprises Ms. Motorsports Pageant -- one of the most anticipated parts of the three-day event that runs from January 19-21, 2018. On Saturday, January 20 -- the second-day of the Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show -- Ms. Motorsports 2017, Taylor Albert,…

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors DIRTcar Racing family reunion features over $50,000 in contingency awards Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 23, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing welcomes some of the best known brands in motorsports to the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship, October 26-28, with contingency awards totaling over $50,000 across all divisions. The inaugural OneDirt World Short Track Championship attracted over 300 racers across nine divisions during three nights of thrilling dirt track racing. The second edition of the burgeoning event will once again give grassroots racers a…

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MORTENSEN RETURNS TO THE RIDGE VICTORIOUS

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MORTENSEN RETURNS TO THE RIDGE VICTORIOUS Parodi, Knight, Graves, Ballard, Cherko, & Aussicker Also Winners Story By: Rob Hazer/GRMP Photos By: Jeff Karabin/GRMP October 22, 2017 (Fultonville, NY) – Round two of what has been dubbed the ‘fall series’ at the fastest ¼ mile on dirt saw Mark Mortensen return to The Ridge Saturday night and pick up the Crate Modified win after a spirited duel with Jeremy Pitts. Mike Parodi, Justin Knight, Andy Graves, Chase Aussicker, Sloan Cherko, and Danny Ballard were also victorious on the evening. Some might argue heads up starts aren’t very exciting. Well don’t tell…

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“Big Money” Strikes for Second $10,000 Payday at the Bullring

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“Big Money” Strikes for Second $10,000 Payday at the Bullring Story By: Steven Petty/Wyoming County Speedway Photos By: Rob Micoli/Wyoming County Speedway PERRY, NY (October 21, 2017) For the second consecutive year, “Big Money” Matt Hirschman from Northampton, Pennsylvania is now $10,000 richer after earning his first career win at the Perry Bullring in the third running of the American Racer 100 for the Tour-Type Modifieds at Wyoming County International Speedway on Saturday afternoon. Zach Myers from East Concord, NY led every lap to score the win in the Super Stocks. Bob Rip Ripley from Pine City, NY was victorious…

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BLEWETT WINS WALL’S SPOOKY MOD 75 SATURDAY

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BLEWETT WINS WALL'S SPOOKY MOD 75 SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ 2017 Freehold Ford Modified stock car driving champion Jimmy Blewett of Howell pocketed $3,000 Saturday evening by winning the 75-lap main event at Wall Stadium Speedway's annual “Spooky Spectacular” stock car event. The post season victory was Blewett's seventh Modified feature race win of 2017 and his first since clinching his third track driving title in September. Blewett started eighth on the grid and slowly bean to work his way to the front from the initial green flag. Zack…

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HEARN WINS 12TH CAREER EASTERN STATES 200

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HEARN WINS 12TH CAREER EASTERN STATES 200 Story By: FRANK CATIZONE/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN – Don’t blame Brett Hearn for thinking back to the closing laps of last year’s Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway. After all, Hearn, after dominating the race for so many laps, seemed headed for another victory during this historic fall racing classic until Stewart Friesen entered the picture. Friesen snatched the win away from Hearn between the third and fourth turns on the final circuit to claim his first Eastern States triumph. Hearn, the winningest driver in…

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Zearfoss, Hodnett And Bishop Close Port Royal Season With Wins

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Zearfoss, Hodnett And Bishop Close Port Royal Season With Wins Story By: Port Royal Speedway Media Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. – With over 80 sprint cars in the pit area, Port Royal Speedway capped off the highly successful 2017 season on Saturday night with Brock Zearfoss, Greg Hodnett and Austin Bishop claiming the 410 sprint, URC sprint and 305 sprint mains, respectively. In the 25-lap 410 sprint main, polesitter Dylan Cisney beat Brock Zearfoss into the first turn only to see Zearfoss take the lead as the pair shot onto the backchute. The reigning 2017 track champion,…

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GROSSO GAINS HIS FIRST CAREER MODIFIED FEATURE VICTORY AT NEW EGYPT

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GROSSO GAINS HIS FIRST CAREER MODIFIED FEATURE VICTORY AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S ALL STAR CUP SHOOTOUT Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ (October 22, 2017) - At New Egypt Speedway's All Star Cup Shootout presented by the Flemington Car & Truck Country Family of Dealerships and 48Barriers.com, Brandon Grosso gained his first Modified feature victory. Kyle Lilick topped the field in the main event for the Hammer Sportsman. The Crate Modified feature was won by Matt Stangle while Ryan Godown scored the checkered flag in the Northeast Wingless Sprint Car contest.…

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Christopher Bell gets first NASCAR XFINITY Series win at Kansas

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Christopher Bell gets first NASCAR XFINITY Series win at Kansas Story By Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 may have been the opening race in the Round of 8 of the NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff, but the real drama involved two Joe Gibbs Racing teammates outside the championship battle. On Lap 197 of 200 at Kansas Speedway, Christopher Bell caught and passed Erik Jones for the lead, clearing Jones’ No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota with a slide job and drifting up to the outside wall right in front of…

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Reutzel Battles To First Career Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals Victory

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Aaron Reutzel Battles To First Career Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals Victory Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Rudy Garcia/ASCS MESQUITE, Texas (October 21, 2017) The 44th annual Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals ended with a first time winner at the famed half-mile as Aaron Reutzel battled his way to the front of the field aboard his Dissolvalloy No. 87 with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network. "We had a great racecar and a hell of a start," commented Reutzel, who later went to give high praise to his crew. "I let Grant…

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Richards Wins Dirt Track World Championship; Clinches First Lucas Oil Title

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Richards Wins Dirt Track World Championship; Clinches First Lucas Oil Title Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, OH (October 21, 2017) - Josh Richards completed a dream night at Portsmouth Raceway Park on Saturday night. The West Virginia native won his first-career Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries, worth $100,000, and the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Championship, worth $75,000. Richards became the fourth different leader of the race when he passed race leader and defending DTWC winner, Brandon Sheppard for the lead after a lap 46 restart. Richards…

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Kerry Madsen Wins Outstanding Salina Highbanks Feature

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Kerry Madsen Wins Outstanding Salina Highbanks Feature Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet complete podium in thrilling Feature Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Richard Bales/WoO SALINA, OK. - October 21, 2017 - Kerry Madsen had over an eight second lead last night at Lakeside Speedway before spinning in heavy lapped traffic. Tonight, the 'Mad Man' made sure he parked his GoMuddy.com No.2M where it belonged - on the frontstretch. In thrilling fashion, Madsen went from third to the lead in half a lap and went on to win his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of the…

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RUDOLPH, ZEINER, ANTICIPATE REMATCH OF PHOTO FINISH JANUARY 5-6 IN ALLENTOWN’S PPL CENTER

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET ACES RUDOLPH, ZEINER, ANTICIPATE REMATCH OF PHOTO FINISH JANUARY 5-6 IN ALLENTOWN’S PPL CENTER Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA - Lehigh Valley, Pa. October 21, 2017 . . . Pennsylvania native Zane Zeiner will be the sentimental favorite in this year’s Ironton Telephone Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series race on Friday and Saturday, January 5-6, 2018 inside the PPL Center in downtown Allentown, Pa. The asphalt Modified ace from Bath, Pa., nearly pulled off an exciting last lap pass to win the Indoor Auto Racing Series Presented By VP Racing…

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series championship standings and single-season wins record at jeopardy Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Oct. 20, 2017- It's hard to believe it's that time of year again when the season comes to a head at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Up to this point, the 2017 season has consisted of 41 races at 35 tracks in 18 different states, and it all boils down to the…

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Stewart Friesen Wins Wild Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County

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Stewart Friesen Wins Wild Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway; Andy Bachetti $12,500 Halmar North Region Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – In a wild, unpredictable main event, Stewart Friesen emerged victorious Thursday night at Orange County Fair Speedway. The Sprakers, N.Y., driver pitted for a pair of fresh tires after slowing from the lead on the 38th circuit of the 50-lap event and was able to weave back through traffic to win the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at the five-eighths-mile oval. Friesen earned $5,000 for his…

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Drivers Prepare for OneDirt World Short Track Championship

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Drivers Prepare for OneDirt World Short Track Championship Three-day event featuring the best weekly racers in the country begins Oct. 26-28, 2017 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 19, 2017 - In just one week's time, weekly short-track race teams from all over the country will make the trek to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC for a chance to achieve the dream of winning under the bright lights during the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship puts the best grassroots racers center…

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KEVIN THOMAS, JR. GETS MIDGET RIDE FOR SUNDAY’S “LEFFLER MEMORIAL”

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KEVIN THOMAS, JR. GETS MIDGET RIDE FOR SUNDAY'S "LEFFLER MEMORIAL" Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Jeremy Rhoades/USAC Racing Wayne City, Illinois.........Kevin Thomas, Jr., who's enjoyed a highly successful USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season, will make his return behind the wheel of a midget in this Sunday's fifth annual "Jason Leffler Memorial" at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois. The Cullman, Alabama driver will compete in the event co-sanctioned by USAC and POWRi in a car fielded by Austin Brown. It was in this same car that Thomas made his only two series starts of…

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The Sheppard & Decker Stage is Set for an Epic Championship Battle

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The Stage is Set for an Epic Championship Battle The Super DIRTcar Series take center stage at Textron Off Road World Finals Nov. 2-4 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 19, 2017 - All dirt roads lead to Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals, but the road to the championship is very muddy for the Super DIRTcar Series. Among the three series in action at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Super DIRTcar Series has the closest points battle. Two veteran competitors, Matt Sheppard and Billy Decker…

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