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LESLIE DONEGAN IS CROWNED MS. MOTORSPORTS 2018

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

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

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

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New Format Leads to Bigger, Richer Topless 100 in 2018

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

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Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Reveals 2018 Lineup Of Events

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

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

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

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New Egypt Speedway To Attend Motorsports Expo This Coming Weekend

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

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MOTORSPORTS EXECUTIVE JERRY GAPPENS LEASES GAS CITY I-69 SPEEDWAY

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

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Riverhead Raceway Sets Packed Schedule

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

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

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

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Action Track Teams With Championship Energy Group For 2018 And Beyond

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

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Blaney Joins Grove To Run Full All Star Sked

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

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VARIETY OF FREE SEMINARS AVAILABLE AT MOTORSPORTS 2018 RACE CAR AND TRADE SHOW

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OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN OFFERED IN VARIETY OF FREE SEMINARS AT PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS MOTORSPORTS 2018 RACE CAR AND TRADE SHOW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2018 Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 15, 2018 . . . School will be in session, sort of, at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2018 Race Car and Trade Show taking place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA January 19-21. In addition to the show, filling 250,000 square feet of show space with just about everything imaginable in motorsports, opportunities to learn are being offered. For just the price of…

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BLEWETT READIES 16TH RUNNING OF GAMBLER’S CLASSIC

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JIMMY BLEWETT READIES FOR NAPA KNOW HOW WEEKEND INSIDE ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL FOR 16TH RUNNING OF THREE QUARTER MIDGET GAMBLER’S CLASSIC Story By: Ernie Saxton/Gamblers Classic Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 15, 2018 . . . Versatile Jimmy Blewett, whose racing resume of 125 career feature wins includes victories on both asphalt and dirt, is ready to race in the NAPA Know How Weekend inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall over the January 26th and 27th weekend. “I didn’t have my own car ready for the Allentown race and spent the weekend helping my friend Ryan Flores with…

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JOHN LATWINAS FARMERS INSURANCE AGENCY IS BACK WITH BRETT BALLARD AS A MARKETING PARTNER

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THE JOHN LATWINAS FARMERS INSURANCE AGENCY IS BACK WITH BRETT BALLARD AS A MARKETING PARTNER Story By: Mike Wizniewski/B&M Motorsports Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (January 15, 2018) - When the 2018 dirt racing season gets underway in March, Brett Ballard will have the John Latwinas Farmers Insurance Agency back as a marketing partner. "This will mark the fifth consecutive year that John and his Farmers Insurance Agency has partnered with my race team. I am glad to have him on board again," remarked Ballard. Since 2014, the John Latwinas Farmers Insurance Agency has been offering the residents of…

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Eyes on the Prize; Contenders for the Big Gator

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Eyes on the Prize; Contenders for the Big Gator Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com It's that time of the year, folks. DIRTcar Nationals officially kicks off the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series' 40th Anniversary Season on February 6-17 with 12 consecutive action-packed nights at the World's Fastest Half-Mile, Volusia Speedway Park. Sandwiched between the Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC), DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Late Models, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds, sit three events for the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars. Entering 2018, the…

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Fifth Anniversary Season Gets Underway With Milestone 50th Series Race

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Fifth Anniversary Season Gets Underway With Milestone 50th Series Race Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MILLSBORO, DE – From an idea to an experiment. Then experiment to success. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco approaches its fifth anniversary season in 2018, which gets underway with the milestone 50th race in STSS history on Saturday, March 17 at Georgetown (Del.) Speedway. The STSS was launched to provide big-block/small-block Modified teams with large purses, lucrative point funds and manageable travel schedules during…

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SUNOCO/INSINGER WILL HAVE A HUGE PRESENCE AT THE MOTORSPORTS 2018 RACE CAR & TRADE SHOW

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SUNOCO RACE FUELS/INSINGER PERFORMANCE WILL HAVE A HUGE PRESENCE AT THE PPB MOTORSPORTS 2018 RACE CAR & TRADE SHOW FUELED BY SUNOCO AND DISTRIBUTED BY INSINGER PERFORMANCE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsprots 2018 Trade Show Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA JANUARY 14, 2018 . . . Variety could be a word to describe the Sunoco Race Fuels/Insinger Performance display at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2018 Race Car & Trade set to take place Friday, January 19th through Sunday, January 21st at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. Five different racing vehicles, representing a variety of divisions of…

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Christopher Bell Goes Back To Back At The Chili Bowl

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Christopher Bell Goes Back To Back At The Chili Bowl Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein & Joe Orth TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2018) With the thunderous applause of packed grandstands, Oklahoma's Christopher Bell added his name to the history books yet again with his second Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire victory in as many years. Handing Keith Kunz his seventh win as a car owner, and fourth consecutive since 2015, the weekend included three preliminary night wins and a Saturday night podium sweep. "Once in a lifetime. This week was once in…

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Sheppard Hired Hitman For Shawn Ward Racing

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Matt Sheppard Hired To Drive For Maryland’s Shawn Ward Racing In 2018 With Emphasis On Short Track Super Series; New No. 9s To Debut At Motorsports Show Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com HURLOCK, MD – The hottest Modified driver on dirt is heading to the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco in 2018. Matt Sheppard, who ended 2017 with a Northeast-leading 40-plus feature wins, has announced his intentions to compete for Hurlock, Md.-based Shawn Ward Racing on the Short Track Super Series in '18 plus other high-paying special events…

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Will Invade Airborne Park Speedway for the First Time on July 25

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Will Invade Airborne Park Speedway for the First Time on July 25 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Jan. 13, 2018 - With great excitement the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series announces that The Greatest Show on Dirt will make its inaugural visit to Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Airborne Park Speedway is a half-mile premier dirt track facility that has converted from asphalt to dirt racing multiple times throughout its 64 years of existence. The most recent transformation came before the…

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Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s To Sponsor Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars At New Egypt Speedway

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Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s To Sponsor Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars At New Egypt Speedway   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ace Lane Jr. & Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s has signed on to be the division sponsor of the Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars at New Egypt Speedway starting with the 2018 season. Located in Croydon, PA Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s is the #1 full-service facility for both hot rods and Harley’s where all work is guaranteed. “We are looking to build on our wingless class here at New Egypt…

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show January 19-21

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show January 19-21 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (January 12, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway will once again be a part of the annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show fueled by SUNOCO and distributed by Insinger Performance inside the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center from January 19-21. The Weedsport Speedway booth will feature special novelty sales and other fun activities. Those who sign up for the Weedsport Speedway e-mail list at the show can purchase 2017 t-shirts for only $5, otherwise shirts will be on…

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Winter Freeze VIII at Screven Motor Speedway Opens the Door to a Milestone WoOLM Season

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Winter Freeze VIII at Screven Motor Speedway Opens the Door to a Milestone Season Series veterans, Championship hopefuls and Rookie of the Year contenders seek early season victories Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC­­- Jan. 12, 2018- In less than 30 days the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will embark on its 30th commemorative anniversary season at Screven Motor Speedway. This milestone year not only allows the Series to celebrate its storied past, but highlights the importance of the drivers, teams, and officials who will continue to carry the sport forward for generations to…

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Christopher Bell Dominates John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night

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Christopher Bell Dominates John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 11, 2018) Treating Keith Kunz to his third trip to Victory Lane in as many nights during the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, Oklahoma's Christopher Bell put his title defense in high-gear with a dominating performance during Thursday's John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night. Three for three in prelim night wins, Bell commented on the run by saying, "It's just good racecars. That's what it really boils down to. All my teammates have been really fast…

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TONY STEWART RACING TREASURES TO BE ON DISPLAY AT PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS MOTORSPORTS RACE CAR AND TRADE SHOW

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TWO TONY STEWART RACING TREASURES TO BE ON DISPLAY AT PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS MOTORSPORTS RACE CAR AND TRADE SHOW JANUARY 19-21 IN OAKS, PA Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2018 Photos By: INDYcar & Getty Images/NASCAR OAKS, PA January 12, 2018 . . . Three time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will have two of his most prized possessions on display at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2018 Race Car & Trade Show Fueled by Sunoco and Distributed by Insinger Performance taking place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA January 19-21, 2018. The car with which he…

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Modified Specials, Monster Trucks And A Whole Lot More Highlight 2018 New Egypt Speedway Schedule

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Modified Specials, Monster Trucks And A Whole Lot More Highlight 2018 New Egypt Speedway Schedule Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ace Lane Jr./RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway management has released their 2018 schedule which is set to launch with the running of the annual “March Meltdown” on Saturday March 24th. The March 24th event will feature a $5,000 to win/$400 to start Big Block vs. Small Block Modified feature event. The first “points-race” of the 2018 season will be held on Saturday night April 7th when Oliver Communications Group presents a 40-Lap Modified double points…

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February East Bay Raceway Park, North Florida Speedway and Volusia Speedway Park to host Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Jan. 11, 2018 - With the 2018 racing season on the horizon, the annual pilgrimage to Florida for Speedweeks traditionally begins a new campaign for a variety of drivers and teams from throughout North America. The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds are once again the busiest class with 14 dates on their calendar at three different race tracks within the Sunshine State. The DIRTcar Late Models won't…

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Abreu Returns To Victory Lane With Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night Triumph

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Rico Abreu Returns To Victory Lane With Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night Triumph Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 10, 2018) After 15 ½ weeks out of a Racecar following a hard crash at the Four Crown Nationals, California's Rico Abreu was the class of the field in Wednesday's Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night A-Feature. Securing a spot in his sixth career Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire championship A-Feature with his third career prelim triumph, Abreu's win was a true testament to his talent and patience behind the wheel, answering…

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PREMIO SAUSAGES SIZZLE FOR THE 11TH ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW

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PREMIO SAUSAGES SIZZLE FOR THE 11TH ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW Story By: Bob Miller/Dirt Track Heroes Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com The Eleventh Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show is returning to the Phillipsburg Mall in March of 2018 and the management staff is hard at work to continuously reach out to the business community to promote and exercise another great event for the local area. The past, present and future of auto racing comes together under one roof in Phillipsburg, New Jersey and the adrenaline rush for the event is already beginning…

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EVERNHAM CREATION SURE TO BE AN ATTENTION GRABBER ATMOTORSPORTS 2018

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EVERNHAM CREATION SURE TO BE AN ATTENTION GRABBER AT PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS MOTORSPORTS 2018 RACE CAR & TRADE SHOW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2018 Trade Show Photos Courtesy: Ray Evernham OAKS, PA January 10, 2018 . . . One car that is sure to gain a lot of attention out of the more than 300 set to be on display at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2018 Race Car & Trade Show Fueled by Sunoco and Distributed by Insinger Performance is the 1936 Chevrolet Sedan Modified Stock Car created by former NASCAR Cup Series crew chief Ray Evernham. The pearl-white,…

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Eight New Inductees To Sprint Car HoF

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Eight New Inductees To Sprint Car HoF Story By: National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Eight legends of sprint car racing were announced Tuesday night as the 29th class of inductees to the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame. The class is led by late drivers Bryan Clauson and Dave Steele. Pennsylvania veteran Lance Dewease was also elected. Scott Gerkin, Emmett J. Malloy, Steve Beitler, Bob Mays and Oscar Dwain Garnant complete the class that will be enshrined on June 2. “This year’s inductee group is another testament to the hard work…

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Toyota Back As Oswego NASCAR Modified Sponsor

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Toyota Back As Oswego NASCAR Modified Sponsor Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, N.Y. – For the third year in a row, Toyota has returned as the headlining sponsor of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Toyota Mod Classic 150 on Sept. 1 at Oswego Speedway. The race takes place as part of the 62nd running of Budweiser International Classic Weekend. The appearance of the Mod Squad this September will mark just the third time since 1999 that the series has appeared at Oswego, with Toyota onboard as a sponsor each season within that window. Once again…

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Rookie Brandon Grosso teams with KSR for full ’18 season

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Rookie Brandon Grosso teams with KSR for full '18 season Story By: ARCA Racing Photos By: Ken Schrader Racing & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 10, 2018) -- Rising young star Brandon Grosso is teaming up with Ken Schrader Racing (KSR) for the full 2018 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, beginning at Daytona Int'l Speedway. Grosso will be driving the No. 52 KSR Ford, the ride recently occupied by 2017 ARCA national champion Austin Theriault. “Timing is everything,” said Grosso. “To be able to make my first ARCA Racing Series start with Ken Schrader Racing and then be…

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Larson Opens 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals With Victory

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Kyle Larson Opens 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals With Victory In Tuesday's Warren CAT Qualifying Night Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Joe Orth & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 9, 2018) In a car owned by his father, California's Kyle Larson picked up his fourth career Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire preliminary victory to tie the driver of the iRacing No. 01 with the late Bryan Clauson for third on the all-time preliminary night win list. "It's great to get a win for my Dad. I haven't been in a car he's owned…

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WIZ MOTORSPORTS COMMUNICATIONS WILL HAVE AN EXPANDED PRESENCE AT MOTORSPORTS 2018

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WIZ MOTORSPORTS COMMUNICATIONS WILL HAVE AN EXPANDED PRESENCE AT MOTORSPORTS 2018 Story By: Mike Wizniewski/Wiz Motorsports Communications Photos By: Jim Brown & John John Lane/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (January 9, 2018) - Since 2014, Wiz Motorsports Communications has been a participant in the annual Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show in Oaks, PA. In 2018, the young and growing firm serving local racers, tracks and series will have an expanded presence at the upcoming show. "Our first year, I started out with a 10 X 20 space. For the past three years, we have a 20 X 20 exhibit area. With…

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BRITTEN TO CELEBRATE FIRST TRACK TITLE AT ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY BANQUET

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BRITTEN TO CELEBRATE FIRST TRACK TITLE AT ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY BANQUET Car Owner Andy Romano Celebrating Another Track Championship Story By: Don Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (January 9, 2018) – Peter Britten has experienced the highs and lows of wanting to make his living at dirt track racing. After all, he won the Australian V8 National Modified Championship several times before moving to New York in 2009 to hone his skills and make his mark as a top driver in the United States dirt Modified ranks. When Britten was released by HBR Motorsports in December of 2016…

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“Monster” Schedule planned for 2018 at Big Diamond Speedway

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“Monster” Schedule planned for 2018 at Big Diamond Speedway   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The 2018 season at the Big Diamond Speedway is shaping up to be its biggest season ever with a plethora of special events planned for the Minersville, PA oval. Track promoter Jake Smulley has been working hard over the winter months to bring the fans a schedule that they can get excited about for the upcoming year. Highlighting the season’s events will be the first ever appearance of the All-Star Monster Truck Tour and as always, the $10,000 to win…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY YEAR IN REVIEW

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ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY YEAR IN REVIEW Story By: Don Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (January 8, 2018) – Although the 2017 season at Albany-Saratoga Speedway (Malta, NY) will go down as a season of reduced number of events due to five rainouts, it will also be relived as one of the most competitive to date and the crowning of Peter Britten as track champion. Beginning in 2012 when Howard Commander purchased the famed 4/10 mile oval and Lyle DeVore began as the speedway promoter their combined talents have brought a new life to the speedway that has fans…

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ALLENTOWN TQ MIDGET WIN GOES TO NY DIRT SPRINT CAR STANDOUT SCOTT KREUTTER

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ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES NIGHT TWO THREE QUARTER MIDGET WIN GOES TO NY DIRT SPRINT CAR STANDOUT SCOTT KREUTTER; DANNY BUCCAFUSCA BESTS SLINGSHOT FIELD Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 7, 2018 . . . Scott Kreutter of Buffalo, N.Y., won his first career Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Three Quarter (TQ) Midget feature Saturday night inside Allentown's PPL Center Arena in front of a good crowd. The versatile driver, who does most of his outdoor racing on dirt in Central New York behind the wheel of a 360 Sprint Car,…

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2018 VIROC Field Set For Shot At $6,363.63 Payday During Tuesday’s Chili Bowl Opener

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2018 VIROC Field Set For Shot At $6,363.63 Payday During Tuesday's Chili Bowl Opener Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein TULSA, Okla. (January 6, 2018) With a top prize of $6,363.63 up for grabs, the 10th annual Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC) will take place on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 as part of the opening night's run of events at the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Comprised of drivers who have won the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, owner champions picks, reigning National Midget Driver of the Year,…

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SCHEDULE FOR 56TH CONSECUTIVE SEASON OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCED

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SCHEDULE FOR 56TH CONSECUTIVE SEASON OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 6, 2018 . . . An ambitious schedule of more than three dozen events has been announced for the 2018 auto racing season at Grandview Speedway. The one-third-mile, banked clay track located in Bechtelsville, PA will be offering its 56th consecutive season of auto racing and there will be a variety of events. T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Late Models will pretty much be the regular Saturday night attraction with Blast From the Past Vintage…

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BONSIGNORE CLAIMS OPENING NIGHT ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES TQ MIDGET CHECKERED

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JUSTIN BONSIGNORE CLAIMS OPENING NIGHT ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET CHECKERED; CALE ROSS IS CHAMP KART WINNER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Allentown Indoor Race Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 6, 2018 . . . NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series competitor Justin Bonsignore of Holtsville, Long Island, N.Y., raced his way to the win in the first Ironton Telephone Allentown, Pa., Three Quarter (TQ) Midget feature of the weekend Friday night. The race was the first of the three event Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels. Bonsigore also earned the E.F. Schneider & Son…

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Volusia Speedway Park Ready to Celebrate 50 Years of Racing

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Volusia Speedway Park Ready to Celebrate 50 Years of Racing Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Through countless transformations, Volusia Speedway Park has remained at the heart of racing CONCORD, NC - Jan. 5, 2018 - When race fans make their annual visit to Central Florida in early February to kick off another race season, at first glance they may notice a new look to the storied facility which is home to the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals, but that isn't out of the ordinary at a speedway that has undergone numerous transformations throughout its 50 years of existence.…

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BRUCE AND THERESA ROGERS TO BE INDUCTED INTO EASTERN MOTORSPORT PRESS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME

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BRUCE AND THERESA ROGERS TO BE INDUCTED INTO EASTERN MOTORSPORT PRESS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 5, 2017 . . . Two of the most respected people in the short track auto racing business will be honored by the Eastern Motorsport Press Association on January 13th. Theresa Rogers along with her late husband Bruce will be inducted into the EMPA Hall of Fame joining other major figures in the sport. Bruce helped his father, Forrest, build the one-third-mile, banked Grandview Speedway which opened in 1963. The popular track will…

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AREA AUTO RACING NEWS HONORS TOP PERFORMING RACERS AT PPB MOTORSPORTS 2018

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AREA AUTO RACING NEWS HONORS TOP PERFORMING RACERS AT PPB MOTORSPORTS 2018 RACECAR AND TRADE SHOW MATT SHEPPARD’S 41 FEATURE WINS IN 2017 IS BEST IN THE NORTHEAST Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2018 Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 5, 2018 . . . Waterloo, N.Y.’s Matt Sheppard will be honored by national trade publication Area Auto Racing News as the top 2017 Northeast feature race winner at Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2018 presented by Sunoco and fueled by Insinger Performance. Sheppard, who won 41 dirt Modified feature events will be in the spotlight on that…

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THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES RELEASES 2018 DATES

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29TH THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES RELEASES 2018 DATES; NAPA AUTO PARTS, LEVAN MACHINE AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT, PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS RETURN AS SPONSORS Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com In the early summer of 1990, Modified and Sprint Car driving sensation Dave Kelly brought together Grandview Speedway owners Bruce and Theresa Rogers with local racing publicist Bob Miller, with the idea of presenting a 410 sprint car event at the popular track "on the hill". In August of that year, the very first Thunder on the Hill event took place, a stand-alone, one division 410 sprint car…

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Plenty of 2018 Schedule Highlights; More Sunday Dates for Kutztown’s Action Track USA

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Plenty of 2018 Schedule Highlights; More Sunday Dates for Kutztown's Action Track USA Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - If distance and/or job-related commitments have prevented some racers and fans from attending events at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA in Kutztown, then 2018 is definitely starting out on the right foot for those folks. The new season at the Kutztown Fairgrounds oval will see just about all of its first half scheduled on Sunday evenings as opposed to the previous norm of Wednesday nights. After the traditional two-week break for the annual Folk…

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Support of Weedsport Speedway

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Support of Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (January 4, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s 11-race special event schedule will once again see support from the premiere heavy-duty truck and construction equipment dealership in New York State, Tracey Road Equipment. Offering a complete range of new & used sales and rental equipment, as well as full service, parts, warranty, and financing capabilities, Tracey Road Equipment provides the best trucks and machines that will increase your uptime, decrease your downtime, provide you with a low cost of ownership,…

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Red Bull Global Rallycross Unveils 2018 Schedule

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Red Bull Global Rallycross Unveils 2018 Schedule Story By: Chris Leone/Red Bull GRC Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Los Angeles, CA (January 4, 2018) – Red Bull Global Rallycross today unveiled its 2018 series schedule, featuring 12 rounds, eight events, and the series’ long-awaited return to Europe. The 2018 Red Bull Global Rallycross season will feature three distinct classes of racing, with Polaris RZR side-by-side competition joining the Supercar and GRC Lites championships. Top drivers expected to compete in the international championship include three-time defending Supercar champion and ex-Formula 1 star Scott Speed, rallycross and drifting champion Tanner Foust, NASCAR veteran…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES WEEKEND FORECAST: TOASTY IN THE SEATS, RED HOT ACTION ON THE TRACK

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ALLENTOWN PPL CENTER INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES WEEKEND FORECAST: TOASTY IN THE SEATS, RED HOT ACTION ON THE TRACK Story By: Ernie Saxton/Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 3, 2018 . . . “Warm and comfortable, with no chance of snow.” That’s the forecast for inside Allentown’s PPL Center for this weekend’s Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP season opener on Friday and Saturday, January 5th and 6th. “There will be no place better to be this weekend in the northeast than inside the PPL Center to watch some great racing action,” said Len Sammons,…

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