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Remember Our Veterans 40 Highlights New Egypt Speedway’s Memorial Day Weekend

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Remember Our Veterans 40 Highlights New Egypt Speedway’s Memorial Day Weekend Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Memorial Day weekend is upon us at New Egypt Speedway and we are back in action this coming Saturday night May 27th featuring the Remember Our Veterans 40 for the 358 Modifieds that will pay $2,750 to the winner and also serve as “The Dirty Dozen” Round of 12 for May Modified Madness. This race was originally scheduled to be double points as well as the finale for the May Madness Modified Series but Mother…

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David Gravel Victorious at New Egypt Speedway

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David Gravel Victorious at New Egypt Speedway Pittman's winning streak comes to an end Story By: Mandee Pauch/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, N.J. - May 24, 2017 - David Gravel continued his east coast dominance Wednesday night at New Egypt Speedway by picking up his third win of the last four World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series races and his eighth-overall win for the 2017 season. Gravel, no stranger to the D-shaped clay oval, cut his teeth in Sprint Car racing at New Egypt in his URC Sprint Car. "I'm glad I could win in front of…

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The Electric Company Shines Bright At Bridgeport ‘Friends Of Mike’

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Ryan Watt Earns First Career Super DIRTcar Series Win; Bridgeport Champion Defends Home Turf Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS /DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM SWEDESBORO, NJ - May 17, 2017 - Ryan Watt inherited the lead when Rick Laubach suffered a flat tire on lap 10 and dominated the remaining 50 laps to earn his first career Super DIRTcar Series win in the Friends of Mike 'The Finale' Feature at Bridgeport Speedway on Tuesday night. Watt, a native of Boyertown, PA and the reigning Bridgeport track champion, defended his home turf while earning the 811 Dig Safely…

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Pittman Eyes Jersey Return

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World of Outlaws To Invade New Jersey Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / FIRST DIGITAL MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Bechtelsville Pa.- May 16, 2017- Claiming to be the Greatest Show on Dirt, the World of Outlaw Craftsman Sprint Car Series is set to invade New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday night May 23rd for the 5th Annual Jersey Outlaw Classic. This will be the only Garden State appearance by the World of Outlaws in 2017. Kasey Kahne Racing’s Daryn Pittman has had this race circled on the calendar since the schedule was announced as he has won the last…

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Mother Nature Forces Sixth New Egypt Speedway Cancellation Of Season

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Mother Nature Forces Sixth New Egypt Speedway Cancellation Of Season Story & Photo By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ – For the sixth time in eight events thus far in 2017, Mother Nature has forced New Egypt Speedway management to cancel Saturday night racing. Next week on Saturday night May 20th will kick off May Modified Madness with the Round of 24 when the 358 Modifieds are in action along with the Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks and Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman. Pit gates unlock at 3:00 p.m. with spectator turnstiles opening at 4:00 p.m. Hot laps get…

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Friends Of Mike Event Comes To A Close With Bridgeport Finale

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FRIENDS OF MIKE FINALE COMING UP AT BRIDGEPORT Press Release By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro NJ.- May 11, 2017 -The twelve year run of the Friends of Mike (FoM) event will come to a close on Tuesday, May 16 at the Bridgeport Speedway when it is run in conjunction with the Super DIRTcar Series event. Friends of Mike all started back in 2006 when Danny Serrano, a racing fan, and several of his friends, set out to support Mike Rogie, an avid racing fan who was battling cancer.  They came up…

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MOMS TO BE HONORED AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY

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MOMS TO BE HONORED AT WALL STADIUM AUTO RACES SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Mothers will be in the spotlight at Wall Stadium Speedway this Saturday (May 13) evening as moms who enter the grandstand area will be rewarded with a discount admission price of just $15 and a free flowering plant courtesy of John Gasko and Son Farm and Greenhouses in Monroe while supplies. All of the fans that attend the evening’s events will be rewarded with high-speed action from five racing divisions on the high-banked third mile paved…

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HUNT REPEATS WITH BACK-TO-BACK BIG BLOCK WINS

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HUNT REPEATS WITH BACK-TO-BACK BIG BLOCK WINS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com For the second week in a row, David Hunt led the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds for twenty-five laps to capture the win - this time in Saturday night Bridgeport action. Jeremy Harrington picked up his first win of the season in Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman action while Jeramy Doerr made it to the checkered flag for his first win in the PennCo Tech Outlaw Stocks. Jimmy Gallagher, Jr. was the first driver to repeat with a win in the DA's…

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Crate Modifieds Added For This Saturday May 13th When Creston Hydraulics Presents May Modified Madness Round Of 24

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Crate Modifieds Added For This Saturday May 13th When Creston Hydraulics Presents May Modified Madness Round Of 24 Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – After three straight rain outs New Egypt Speedway management has decided to add the Crate Modifieds to this Saturday’s program when Creston Hydraulics presents The Round of 24 of May Modified Madness for the 358 Modifieds. The Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman and Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will also be in competition along with the aforementioned Crate Modifieds. “Our Crate Modified guys want to race, we feel bad…

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BLEWETT WINS SECOND STRAIGHT WALL MODIFIED RACE SATURDAY

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BLEWETT WINS SECOND STRAIGHT WALL MODIFIED RACE SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Jimmy Blewett returned to the winner’s circle for the second straight Saturday night at Wall Stadium Speedway topping the 40-lap main event for the Freehold Ford Modified stock cars. The win moved the Howell resident to a fourth place tie on the all-time speedway win list with standout racer Tony Siscone with 59 wins. The win also moved Blewett out of a 58 win tie with legendary driver Tommie Elliott. When the green flag dropped on this one…

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Flooding And Forecast Force New Egypt Speedway To Cancel For Saturday May 6th

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Flooding And Forecast Force New Egypt Speedway To Cancel For Saturday May 6th Story & Photo By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ – With over three inches of rain falling in the New Egypt, NJ area on Friday afternoon and an already soft racing surface, speedway management feels that they cant provide a smooth and racy race track and has been forced to cancel for Saturday night May 6th. “We hate it for our Crate and Street Stock’s because they still haven’t had a chance to race yet but with the amount of rain that fell yesterday and…

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Super DIRTcar Series Returns to Bridgeport May 16

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First Series Race at New Jersey Track Since 2005 Press Release By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - May 5, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds will head south in two weeks time for the second points event of 2017 and their only stop in New Jersey this season. Bridgeport Speedway is set to host the Super DIRTcar Series for the first time since 2005 in the Friends of Mike Finale on May 16. The 60-lap Tuesday night showdown at the Sweedsboro, NJ track is a landmark race not…

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CONE RACES AT WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY

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CONE RACES AT WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY (MAY 6) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Auto racing fans have a big event to look forward to this Saturday (May 6) with four divisions of racecars competing in “cone races” during a five division racing program. Current plans call for spectator seating to open at 5:00 p.m. on this “Cinco De Mayo Fiesta” themed night, with qualifying slated for 5:45 p.m. Main event action will follow around 7:00 p.m. On the famous third mile high-banked paved oval the Freehold Ford Modifieds will…

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Seven Days, Three States, Five Races Coming Up For WoO

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Seven Days, Three States, Five Races Story By: Colby Gorniewicz /WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Outlaws face grueling test with stops at Lincoln, Williams Grove, Weedsport and New Egypt CONCORD, NC - May 4, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series has reached the point of the schedule where teams are starting to settle in and get into a groove - setting themselves up for the endurance of the 90-plus races a year. However, it's tests like five races in seven days in three different states that make the Outlaws "The Greatest Show on Dirt". The middle of…

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World of Outlaw Tickets On Sale Now For 5th Annual Jersey Outlaw Classic Tuesday Night May 23rd

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World of Outlaw Tickets On Sale Now For 5th Annual Jersey Outlaw Classic Tuesday Night May 23rd   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The Greatest Show on Dirt, the World of Outlaw Craftsman Sprint Car Series is set to invade New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday night May 23rd for the 5th Annual Jersey Outlaw Classic. The will be the only Garden State appearance by the World of Outlaws in 2017. Kasey Kahne Racing’s Daryn Pittman has had this race circled on the calendar since the schedule was announced as he has…

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HUNT DOMINATES FOR BRIDGEPORT BIG BLOCK WIN

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HUNT DOMINATES FOR BRIDGEPORT BIG BLOCK WIN Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com David Hunt of Bridgewater, NJ, returned to Bridgeport’s Victory Lane for the first time since 2015 when he captured the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified feature event on Joy Auto Parts sponsored Bike Night. It was Hunt’s sixth Big Block win at Bridgeport. Brian Papiez became the first driver to repeat in the Winner’s Circle in the Stewart Stainelss Crate/Sportsman with a last lap pass for the win. Rick Stief captured the Mid Atlantic Sprint Series (MASS) win in their twenty lap main…

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STIEF MASTERS THE FIELD TO WIN FIRST EVER MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES EVENT @ BRIDGEPORT

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RICK STIEF MASTERS THE FIELD TO WIN FIRST EVER MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES EVENT  @ BRIDGEPORT Story By: ERIKA PALMAI-WAGNER/MASS Sprint Car Photos By: Jim Brown & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Rick Stief of Garnet Valley, PA scored his second career Racesaver 305 Sprint Car victory on Sunday night at Bridgeport Speedway. Stief started fourth and took the lead on lap fourteen after early race leader Ryan Stillwaggon had an engine expire while maintaining over a straightaway gap on Stief and the rest of the field. Stief then won the twenty lap feature event over Tim Tanner, Tommy Carberry, Mark Bitner, and Dave Brown…

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GODOWN AND PAUCH, JR. TWINNING IN NES TWIN 20’s

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GODOWN AND PAUCH, JR. WIN 358 MODIFIED FEATURES AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 30, 2017) – On Twin Twenty Night presented by Premio Sausage, Ryan Godown and Billy Pauch, Jr. each won a 358 Modified feature at New Egypt Speedway. In addition to his 358 Modified victory, Godown topped the field in the Northeast Wingless Sprint Car contest. TJ Lilly took top honors in the Hammer Sportsman main event. David Burns was the victor in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie feature. At the start…

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BLEWETT WINS WALL MODIFIED OPENER SATURDAY IN FRONT OF LARGE CROWD

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BLEWETT WINS WALL MODIFIED OPENER SATURDAY IN FRONT OF LARGE CROWD Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Before one of the largest opening night crowds in recent memory Jimmy Blewett of Howell raced to victory in the headlining 40-lap feature race for the Freehold Ford Modified stock cars at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. It was Blewett’s 58th career main event win at the shore speedway.   After setting fast time in time trial qualifying Blewett rocketed to the lead at the outset. Although he was never headed Blewett fought off challenges…

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Premio Sausage Presents Modified Twin 20’s This Saturday April 29th at NES

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Premio Sausage Presents Modified Twin 20’s This Saturday April 29th at New Egypt Speedway   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway is back in action this Saturday night April 29th when Premio Sausage presents Modified Twin 20’s. Known as the “Fan Favorite but Driver’s Nightmare”, the 358 Modified’s will be featured competing in two separate 20-Lap feature events compared to one 30-Lap race. This will be the last race to try and improve your points position before May Modified Madness begins on Saturday May 6th. Also in competition will…

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AUTO RACING AND ON-TRACK PARTY SET FOR WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY

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AUTO RACING AND ON-TRACK PARTY SET FOR WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (4-29) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Wall Stadium Speedway auto racing fans will not only have the opportunity to witness seven feature races this Saturday (4-29) evening but will also be able to meet the drivers, get a close up look at the cars and walk the famous third mile high banked paved oval as the shore speedway presents “Fan Fest.” On Saturday the pit area will open at noon with practice running from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. Grandstand seating…

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BOUC WHEELS TEAM 88 RACING MODIFIED TO A STOUT SECOND PLACE FINISH AT THE SOUTH JERSEY SHOOTOUT

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BOUC WHEELS TEAM 88 RACING MODIFIED TO A STOUT SECOND PLACE FINISH AT THE SOUTH JERSEY SHOOTOUT Story By: Mike Wisniewski/Team 88 Racing Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (April 25, 2017) – At the Short Track Super Series South Jersey Shootout event at Bridgeport Speedway on Sunday, April 23, Danny Bouc wheeled the Team 88 Racing Modified to a stout second place finish in the 40-lap feature. With a strong and talented field of forty-one Modifieds, Bouc qualified for the main event and the redraw by finishing second in the third heat race. Starting in tenth place, Bouc was…

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FRIESEN IS THE BIG SHOT IN SOUTH JERSEY SHOOTOUT

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FRIESEN IS THE BIG SHOT IN SOUTH JERSEY SHOOTOUT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Stewart Friesen made it two for two in Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified competition at the Bridgeport Speedway on Sunday when he captured the second race of the season for the South Region of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear sponsored Short Track Super Series (STSS) fueled by Velocita event. It was a $5,000 payday for Friesen who had already picked up the win in the 60 Over Special/Doug Hoffman Memorial season opener. Friesen was the race winner but it was Bridgeport…

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Poor Draw Doesn’t Hold Stewart Friesen Back From SSTS Win @ Bridgeport

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73 In, First Out: Poor Draw Doesn’t Hold Stewart Friesen Back From Short Track Super Series ‘South Jersey Shootout’ Victory Sunday At Bridgeport Speedway; 41 STSS Modifieds Sign In Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – A pick of ‘73’ through the gate put Stewart Friesen last in the final heat race Sunday evening at Bridgeport Speedway. It didn’t set the Sprakers, N.Y., driver back long. In just 8 laps’ time, he had powered from 10th to snag a redraw position in his qualifier, falling just shy of a heat-race checkered. Come feature…

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Wet Weather Forces New Egypt Speedway To Cancel; Twin 20’s Next Week

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Wet Weather Forces New Egypt Speedway To Cancel; Twin 20’s Next Week   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff New Egypt, NJ – The month of April hasn’t been kind to New Egypt Speedway with wet weather forcing the Ocean County oval to cancel for Saturday April 22. This is the fourth cancellation in five events scheduled thus far in 2017. “The forecast for rain all day plus the cool April temperatures doesn’t make for favorable racing conditions. We’ll try again next week”, said New Egypt Speedway’s Joey Liquori New Egypt Speedway will be back…

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Brett Hearn Joins Field For Sunday’s South Jersey Shootout

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It’s Almost Go-Time: Surprise Invader Brett Hearn Joins Talented Field For Sunday’s ‘South Jersey Shootout’ At Bridgeport Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – It’s almost go time! On Sunday (April 23), Bridgeport Speedway comes to life with the third annual ‘South Jersey Shootout’ featuring the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Modifieds. The race for a $10,000 STSS Velocita South Region championship hits the South Jersey facility for the first time in 2017. The ‘South Jersey Shootout’ is the richest race of the spring at the five-eighths-mile offering a…

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South Jersey Shootout Heads To Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY HOSTS SHORT TRACK SUPER SERIES Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro NJ.- April 19, 2017- The Bridgeport Speedway will host the third running of the South Jersey Shootout this Sunday.  This event will be the second race of the 2017 season of the South region’s Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) fueled by Velocita. By virtue of his win in the season opener, “The Sensational One”, Jimmy Horton is the series point leader as the series returns to a track that Horton called his home for many…

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American Racer Cup Underway

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The 2017 American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Is Underway! Driver Registration Deadline Approaching May 1 Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / BD MOTORSPORTS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANA, PA – April 19, 2017- The race for the 2017 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco is underway! On April 14, points began accumulating for Modified and Sportsman overall, Insinger Performance regional and individual track titles. The race toward the Cup continues through the summer months before wrapping up on Labor Day weekend. Points have been updated following week No. 1, April 14-16, and are posted on the…

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Wall Stadium Title Chase Goes Green This Saturday

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5 OF 6 WALL STADIUM CHAMPS WILL DEFEND TITLES AT SATURDAY’S (APRIL 22) SEASON OPENER Story By: JEFF GRAVETT / WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JJ LANE / RACERSGUIDE.COM WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. - April 18, 2017- Five of the six Wall Stadium Speedway 2016 stock car driving champions will defend their titles when the third mile high banked paved oval opens its 67th anniversary season this Saturday night (April 22). Grandstand seating will open at 5:00 p.m. with qualifying slated for 5:45 p.m. and the first main event planned for 7:00 p.m. The Freehold Ford Modifieds are set for…

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PAUCH JR. WINS SEASON OPENING 358 MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT

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BILLY PAUCH, JR. WINS SEASON OPENING 358 MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & John John Lane/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 16, 2017) – At New Egypt Speedway’s season opener presented by Oliver Communications Group, Billy Pauch, Jr. was the victor in the 358 Modified feature. Ryan Godown scored the win in the Northeast Wingless Sprint Car main event. The Hammer Sportsman feature went to Billy Osmun, III. David Burns topped the competition in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie race. When the 30-lap 358 Modified feature got underway, Andrew Bohn…

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BRIDGEPORT IS STILL LOOKING FOR FIRST REPEAT WINNER OF 2017 SEASO

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BRIDGEPORT IS STILL LOOKING FOR FIRST REPEAT WINNER OF 2017 SEASON Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com After three weeks of racing in the 2017 season, the Bridgeport Speedway is still looking for its first repeat winner! On Saturday night, Rick Laubach drove to his first Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified feature win for car owners, Lori and Gary Hermann in the first point race of the season. Matt Stangle earned his first victory in the Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman division while Tom Wills, Jr. earned his first win of the year in the PennCo Tech Outlaw…

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Horton Leads STSS South Region Battle Into Bridgeport

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Short Track Super Series South Region $10,000 Championship Battle Continues Sunday, April 23 At Bridgeport Speedway; Jimmy Horton Holds Early Point Lead Story By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF BRIDGEPORT, NJ – April 13, 2017- A new record $10,000 championship is on the line for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Velocita South Region in 2017. Bridgeport Speedway is set to host the second round of the Velocita South Region on Sunday, April 23 with the third annual ‘South Jersey Shootout’ for STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds. The richest race of…

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Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Continue Support of NES Rookies

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Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Continue Support of New Egypt Speedway Rookie Sportsman Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Lyons Construction and Metal Fab Pro Race Shop have once again teamed up to be the presenting sponsor of the New Egypt Speedway Rookie Sportsman division. This will mark the 12th year that Lyons Construction has been involved with the New Egypt Speedway Rookie Sportsman division. Six drivers have notified the Speedway office of their intentions to compete for the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman title that will be worth $750 to the winner, $500…

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SPIRIT AUTO CENTER SPEEDWAY LOOKS TO 2017 SEASON OPENER

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Sprint Auto Center Speedway Going Green This Friday Night Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro NJ.- April 12, 2017- With a little cooperation from Mother Nature, the Spirit Auto Center Speedway will see its first action of the 2017 season this Friday night with racing action getting underway at 8pm. Tyler Reinhardt will be returning to defend his title in the 270 Winged Micro Sprint action.  Reinhardt has dominated in the 270 ranks in seasons past but there will be some new names in this year's line-up that will be looking…

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FINAL WALL STADIUM PRE-SEASON PRACTICE SET FOR SATURDAY

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FINAL WALL STADIUM PRE-SEASON STOCK CAR PRACTICE SET FOR SATURDAY (APRIL 15) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ After an impressive number of racecars from all divisions took advantage of Saturday’s (April 8) first pre-season practice session at Wall Stadium Speedway, an even larger number of race teams is expected to participate in this Saturday’s final pre-season test session. The third mile high banked paved oval will present the final practice session this Saturday (April 15) from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A special session for rookies will run from 10:00 a.m.…

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FOUR DRIVERS EARN FIRST WINS IN 2017 SEASON @ BRIDGEPORT

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FOUR DRIVERS EARN FIRST WINS IN 2017 SEASON IN BRIDGEPORT ACTION Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Four drivers broke into the win column for the first time in the young 2017 racing season with wins on Sunday in Bridgeport Speedway racing action. Oley, PA driver, Duane Howard picked up the first win of the season for his Norm Hansell No. 357 team in the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified twenty-five lap feature event. Nine time United Racing Club Champion (URC), Curt Michael was the winner in the BRB Contractor sponsored opener for the oldest traveling…

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Curt Michael Opens URC Season With Bridgeport Win

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Late Race Charge Propels Michael to Opening Night Victory Story By: TIM MORAN / URC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JIM BROWN / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsbore NJ.- April 10, 2017-Curt Michael used a sputtering Davie Franek and a late race charge to pick up his 1st Capitol Renegade United Racing Club victory of 2017.  With 26 cars in the pit area for opening day, after hot laps brought on a lot of changes in the pit area.  Defending race winner and URC champion Davie Franek pulled out his back up Franek Auto Sales #28f after his primary mount threw a rod in hot…

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Mother Nature Wins Second Straight at New Egypt Speedway

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Mother Nature Wins Second Straight at New Egypt Speedway   Story & Photos By Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Mother Nature picked up her second straight victory over the New Egypt Speedway on Saturday April 8th. Heavy thunderstorms on Thursday afternoon soaked an already saturated racing surface making it virtually impossible to prepare a safe surface for competitors. New Egypt Speedway’s 20th Annual Opening Night will now be held on Saturday, April 15th. The 358 Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman, Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will be in action that evening along with the Garden State Vintage…

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Winged Warriors Join Big Blocks For Bridgeport Action

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URC SPIRNTS JOIN BIG BLOCKS, CRATE/SPORTSMAN AND ROOKIES IN BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY EVENT Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Sweedsbore NJ.- April 7, 2017- Action returns to the Bridgeport Speedway this weekend as the winged warriors of the United Racing Club return to the 5/8th mile speedway in addition to the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, Stewart Stainless Crate Sportsman and DA’s Auto Body & Repair Rookies. URC welcomes title sponsor, Capitol Renegade for the 2017 season.   Capitol Renegade – “The Headquarters” for all you Race Transport Needs – is a good match…

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Sponsorship Support Continues For Bridgeport Speedway

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY WELCOMES CONTINUED SUPPORT OF SPONSORS FOR 2017 SEASON Press Release By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro NJ.- April 4, 2017- The Bridgeport Speedway is pleased to announce the continuing support of several sponsors for the 2017 season. Bridgeport’s Director of Marketing, Kolby Ramey stated, “Sponsors are vital to the success of Bridgeport Speedway both as a business and as a speedway.  They make up thirty per cent of our annual income.” Colonial Pipeline’s 811 Call Before You Dig program returns as the title sponsor of the 2017 Poker Series for the…

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URC Series Kicks Off 70th Season

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Just 1 Week Until the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Opener Press Release & Photos By: TIM MORAN / URC SERIES MEDIA Sweedsbore NJ.- April 4, 2017-In just 1 weeks’ time the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club will open its racing season for the 70th straight year.  This year marks the 70th anniversary of the 360-sprint car club and it should be better than ever. Over the off season, the club announced new leadership with Rick Weller taking over the Presidency along with long time competitor Curt Michael taking over the VP position.  Shortly after the change in leadership, the…

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FREE GRANDSTAND ADMISSION FOR WALL STADIUM STOCK CAR PRACTICE SATURDAY

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FREE GRANDSTAND ADMISSION FOR WALL STADIUM STOCK CAR PRACTICE SATURDAY (APRIL 8) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Auto racing fans will have the opportunity to check out the new cars that will see competition in 2017 free of charge as Wall Stadium Speedway will present the first of two pre-season practice sessions this Saturday (April 8) from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A special session for rookies will run from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. before all racers are allowed on the track from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. While the…

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New Egypt Speedway Postpones Opening Night To April 8th

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New Egypt Speedway Postpones Opening Night To April 8th   Story & Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – With Mother Nature dumping nearly two inches of rain on the New Egypt Speedway from Thursday night through Friday on an already wet racing surface, New Egypt Speedway management has decided to postpone its 2017 Opening Night to Saturday April 8th. The 358 Modifieds, Crate Modifieds, Street Stocks and the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will all be in action that evening. Oliver Communications Group will again be the presenting sponsor for the evening. “With the amount of rain that…

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‘South Jersey Shootout’ Special Up Next For STSS Velocita South Region

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STSS Velocita South Region Heads To Bridgeport Speedway Sunday, April 23 For ‘South Jersey Shootout’ Special; Event Doubles As American Racer Cup Challenge Story By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM BRIDGEPORT, NJ –March 29, 2017-  The second round of the 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Velocita South Region takes place in the Garden State. Bridgeport Speedway, the spacious five-eighths-mile facility, plays host to the ‘South Jersey Shootout’ on Sunday, April 23. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds headline the program in the richest event of the spring at Bridgeport, paying…

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The Chase Begins; Oliver Communications Group Presents New Egypt Speedway Opening Night This Saturday April 1st

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The Chase Begins; Oliver Communications Group Presents New Egypt Speedways 20th Annual Opening Night This Saturday April 1st   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Oliver Communications Group of Bordentown, NJ will be the presenting sponsor of New Egypt Speedway’s 20th Annual Opening Night this coming Saturday April 1st. Point races in the 358 Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman, and Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will officially get under way this Saturday night. Ryan Godown will begin his 358 Modified title defense against the likes of Billy Pauch Jr., Danny…

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Friesen Ices Hoffman 60 Over Field

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BRIDGEPORT 60 OVER/HOFFMAN MEMORIAL WINS FOR FRIESEN, PAPIEZ AND MEYER Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: KRISTEN SNYDER / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro  NJ- March 28, 2017-The Bridgeport Speedway presented the fifth annual 60 Over Special/Doug Hoffman Memorial and the first hand of the 811 Dig Safely 2017 Poker Series that saw Stewart Friesen, Brian Papiez and Jon Meyer pick up an Ace for their Poker hands in addition to their wins in their respected divisions. Rain fell after the heat races and Penn Co Tech Outlaw Stock feature had been run.  After several showers passed through the…

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BRETT HEARN READIES FOR THE 2017 RACING SEASON

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Hearn Says He’s Out To Win More Races And More Championships Story By: JOHN SNYDER / BH RACING MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SUSSEX, NJ -March 26, 2017- With 894 career victories (889 feature races and 5 All-Star events) and 90 track and series point titles on his racing résumé, dirt track Modified champion Brett Hearn is gearing up for the 2017 Northeast racing season, his 43rd year of competition. And he’s off to a rousing start, winning the 40-lap finale at the DIRTcar Nationals at Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park. The victory, combined with a top-ten finish in…

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ROOKIE PRACTICE SESSIONS SET FOR WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY

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ROOKIE PRACTICE SESSIONS SET FOR WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY PRE-SEASON ACTION Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL, N.J. ~ Three pre-season “rookie practice sessions” have been set at Wall Stadium Speedway so that new racers can have plenty of time on the third mile high banked paved oval before regular season action begins. The three sessions are set for April 1 from 11 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and on April 8 and April 15 from 9 until 10 a.m. The racing season officially starts on Saturday night, April 22, and continues through the annual running of…

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Star Studded Field Set For Hoffman 60over Special

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Plenty of Talent Headed to Bridgeport this Friday & Saturday Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsboro NJ.-  March 24, 2017- This weekend is shaping up to be a one to remember for all those who will be attending Bridgeport Speedway. For the fifth consecutive year Bridgeport and their staff will be honoring the late Doug Hoffman and just what he meant to the track and racing in general. However, for the first time in it's history, the '60over Special' event will now be a two day racing affair. Everything kicks off…

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Free Grandstand Admission For This Saturday At New Egypt Speedway’s Open Practice

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Upcoming Events: Saturday March 25, 2017 – Open Practice 12PM-4PM Saturday April 1, 2017 – 20th Annual Opening Night Featuring 358 Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman & Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman – Hot Laps @ 5PM, Racing @ 6PM. Free Grandstand Admission For This Saturday At New Egypt Speedway’s Open Practice Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The first of four planned Open Practice sessions will be held this Saturday March 25 at New Egypt Speedway. Drivers in all five our weekly divisions of 358 Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint…

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