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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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American Racer Cup Sets Challenger Events Scchedule

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Challenge Events Add Excitement To 2017 American Racer Cup Insinger Performance Regional Battles Story By: BRETT DEYO / AMERICAN RACER CUP MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANA, PA –March 20, 2017-  Excitement is running high for the 2017 edition of the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels as “pre-season” registration hits hew heights. Once again, racers at 13 tracks spanning four states – New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware – benefit from the Cup, with $51,450 cash earmarked for Modified and Sportsman competitors in addition to thousands in tire giveaways and other product. The overall…

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DOUBLE-D’ DANNY DIETRICH ENTERS USAC NON-WING EASTERN STORM

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USAC EASTERN STORM SERIES OPENS AT GRANDVIEW ON TUESDAY, JUNE 13 Story By: BOB MILLER / TOTH EASTERN STORM MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - MARCH 20, 2017 – 410 Sprint Car ace, Danny Dietrich has thrown his name into the hat of local competitors that will ‘Chase the Storm’ when the USAC National Wingless Sprint Car Championship Eastern Storm rolls into town for a week of ultra-exciting racing action, beginning on Tuesday, June 13 at Grandview Speedway. Dietrich will strap into the Tom Buch-owned/APEX/DKW Transport No. 13 machine for action at Grandview Speedway (June 13),…

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Hammer To Sponsor New Egypt Speedway Sportsman Division In 2017

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Hammer To Sponsor New Egypt Speedway Sportsman Division In 2017 Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The Hammer Companies, located in Allentown, NJ, have come aboard to be the official sponsor of the Sportsman division at the New Egypt Speedway for 2017. Hammer is your only local full service contractor for electric, plumbing, heating and cooling. Hammer prides themselves on exceptional workmanship and unparalleled customer service. The division will now be known as the “Hammer Sportsman Division”. “Hammer has been a big marketing partner of the New Egypt Speedway for the last…

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Bridgeport Hires John McCaughey as Head Tech Inspector for 2017 Season

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Bridgeport Hires John McCaughey as Head Tech Inspector for 2017 Season Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ (March 14, 2017) – Many improvements to Bridgeport's facility have been made throughout the off-season including a fresh new coat of paint to the outside guardrail, new safety netting all along the back stretch fence, upgrades to the skyboxes, new concession equipment, and now the recent hiring of a new 2017 tech inspector. John McCaughey has been hired to oversee all pre and post race tech inspections for the Big Blocks, Crate/Sportsman, and Outlaw Stocks for the upcoming…

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Winter Storm Stella Forces Cancellation Of New Egypt Speedway March Meltdown

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Winter Storm Stella Forces Cancellation Of New Egypt Speedway March Meltdown Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – With over a foot of snow forecasted for the Central New Jersey area, New Egypt Speedway management has decided to cancel the 2017 version of the March Meltdown. “With the way the weather looked, we are looking out for the best interest of all the drivers, car owners, teams and fans”, said Joey Liquori who is a member of the New Egypt Speedway management team. “We didn’t want to see anybody tear any equipment up, we…

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THE ULTIMATE DOUBLEHEADER RETURNS TO NEW EGYPT TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 25

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THE “JERSEY RUSH” 410 SPRINT & MODIFIED ULTIMATE DOUBLEHEADER RETURNS TO NEW EGYPT TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 25 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ – The ultimate doubleheader will return to the New Egypt Speedway when the “Jersey Rush VII”, presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings returns to New Jersey on Tuesday night, July 25. This always popular event will carry a Wednesday night, July 26 rain date. Gates will open at 5 PM and fans are invited to the pit area for a pre-race Meet & Greet that will continue until 6 PM. Fans may enter…

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FREEHOLD FORD SPONSORS WALL MODIFIEDS

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FREEHOLD FORD SPONSORS HEADLINING MODIFIEDS AT WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY IN 2017 Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL, N.J. ~ John Marotta’s Freehold Ford, which has served the Monmouth and Ocean County area as a premier automotive dealership since 1937, is the official sponsor of the headlining Modified stock car division at Wall Stadium Speedway in 2017. The season officially starts on Saturday night, April 22, and continues through the annual running of the Turkey Derby on Thanksgiving weekend. Located on Rt. 9 near Rt. 79 in Freehold, NJ, Freehold Ford is proud to be one…

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Flemington Department Store To Sponsor Crate vs. Sportsman Portion Of March Meltdown

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Flemington Department Store To Sponsor Crate vs. Sportsman Portion Of March Meltdown Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Flemington Department Store located on Route 31 in Flemington, NJ which is just adjacent to the former Flemington Speedway has come aboard to sponsor the Sportsman portion of the March Meltdown which will be held on March 18 at New Egypt Speedway. The 25-Lap affair that will pay $1,000 to win and $100 to start will feature the Crate Modifieds vs. Open Sportsman which will follow the 50-Lap $5,000 to win Big Block vs.…

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Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars Return For 2017 Season At New Egypt Speedway

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Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars Return For 2017 Season At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Cella/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The rapidly growing Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars will again call New Egypt Speedway home again in 2017. After running exhibitions in 2015, 2016 was the first “official” season that these cars hit the racetrack. The highlight of the season was when the series was the support division for the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Tour when they visited New Egypt Speedway last June. In 2016 22 different drivers competed in the Northeast Wingless Sprint…

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Bridgeport Speedway Rises From The Ashes Under Doug Hoffman

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60over Special #5 - 'How One Man's Vision for Bridgeport Became Our Reality' Story By: DANNY SERANO / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsbore NJ.- March 8, 2017- As Bridgeport Speedway looks to celebrate and honor the life of Doug Hoffman come March 25, we can never forget the vision that has brought us where we are today.  As everyone knows, Doug was my teenage hero growing up.  Damn, who am I kidding?  He still was my hero when I was 30 years old!  Like I said last year at this same time:  It will be…

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Entries Starting To Roll In For New Egypt Speedway’s March Meltdown on March 18th

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Entries Starting To Roll In For New Egypt Speedway’s March Meltdown on March 18th Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Entries are starting to roll in for both Modified and Sportsman divisions for New Egypt Speedway’s March Meltdown, which will be held on Saturday, March 18th. The first three Modified entries to the speedway office are Bryan Kuhl, Brandon Grosso and David VanHorn. Kuhl is looking for more of a consistent season at New Egypt after an eleventh place point standings finish in 2016. Grosso on the other hand…

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10th ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES ENJOYS RECORD BREAKING OPENING

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161 Cars Fill Phillipsburg Mall, Legendary Racing Stars Honor Tighe Scott and Lew Boyd. Press Release By: STEVE PADOS / DIRT TRACK HEROS SHOW MEDIA Photos By: KRISTEN SNYDER / RACERSGUIDE.COM Phillipsburg NJ. - March 6, 2017- The Quaker Steak and Lube Tenth Annual Dirt Track Heroes Show opened yesterday to much fanfare and enthusiasm as racing fans flocked to the Phillipsburg Mall on Sunday to listen to great racing stories and meet a panel of legendary racing stars who came out to chat about their racing exploits and to honor racers "The Pride of Pen Argyl" Tighe Scott and…

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SAMMY BEAVERS NAMED GRAND MARSHAL OF 10TH ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW

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FREE TO THE PUBLIC WEEK LONG EVENT OPENS SUNDAY AT PHILLIPSBURG MALL. . . . . . . . Press Release By: BOB MILLER / DIRT TRACK HEROS SHOW MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Phillipsburg NJ.- March 4, 2017-The hard work and details continue to fall into place as the tenth edition of the successful Quaker Steak and Lube Dirt Track Heroes show staff prepares to kick off its week long run at the Phillipsburg Mall. The show will encompass the majority of the local short track scene and will run from March 5th through Saturday, March 11th. The…

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Dirt Set To Fly At Bridgeport

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60 Over Special Doug Hoffman Memorial, Hand 1 of the 811 Dig Safe Poker Series Press Release By: DEB SMITH / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos From: BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sweedsbore NJ.- March 1, 2017- The "60 Over Special" features a 44 lap contest for the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, headlining the card. The Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman and Pennco Tech Outlaw Stocks will also be racing in their respective Poker Series events There will be a 25 lap 358 small block race, the first DA's Auto Body Rookie race, and an open practice the night before this event(on the 5/8 mile)…

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Flemington Speedway Historical Society Display To Highlight Open Cockpit Cars and Drivers

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Open Cockpit Cars and Drivers Highlight Flemington Speedway Historical Society Display at Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show Press Release By: DIANE TRACY/ FLEMINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY Photos By: ACE LANE JR. / RACCERSGUIDE.COM Phillipsburg, NJ - March 1, 2017- Flemington Speedway Historical Society (FSHS) will once again provide an anchor display at Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Car Show. For the tenth consecutive year, Phillipsburg Mall, Route 22 East, Phillipsburg, NJ is the venue for the week long extravaganza. It opens Sunday, March 5 and closes Saturday, March 11. More than 18 race cars will be part…

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Almost Show Time For Dirt Track Heroes Event

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ASSOCIATE SPONSORS JOIN FORCES WITH 10TH ANNUAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW MARCH 5-11 Story By: BOB MILLER / DIRT TRACK HEROS SHOW MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Phillipsburg NJ.- March 1, 2017- The clock is ticking and the event staff of the Tenth Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show continues to work feverishly in preparing for another great event as it all comes together when the past, present and future of auto racing roll in to Phillipsburg, New Jersey. While there is still some finishing touches to be added the show, The…

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Hoffman 60 Over Special Kicks Off Bridgeport Season

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY TO HONOR DOUG HOFFMAN WITH SEASON OPENER Story By: KOLBY RAMEY / BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsbore NJ.- February 24, 2017- In just a few short weeks, the Bridgeport Speedway will honor one of its own when the Fifth Annual 60 Over Special | Doug Hoffman Memorial Weekend opens the 2017 season on the 5/8th mile speedway. Many credit Doug Hoffman for the resurgence of the Bridgeport Speedway. The four time track champion took over the reins for the 2012 speedway.  After meeting with track owner, Brian Ramey, it was clear that Doug…

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‘The Kid’ Says Show Me The Money

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Pauch to Pursue Money Tour; Paying Tribute to Late Father Story By: MANDEE PAUCH / BILLY PAUCH RACING MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DLAESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Frenchtown NJ.- February 22, 2017- The veteran driver out of Frenchtown, N.J., Billy ‘The Kid’ Pauch, has his sights set on bigger and better things this upcoming season, as he will be pursuing what will be called the ‘Money Tour.’ The 59-year-old kingpin has over 720 career wins and several track championships. As Pauch looks forward to his 43rd year in racing, his plans for 2017 will be different from years past. Rather than racing…

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DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW SUPPORTS THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

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Phillipsburg Mall to Host Big Race Car Event March  5 to March 11 Story By: BOB MILLER / DIRT TRACK HEROS SHOW MEDIA Photos By: ACE LANE JR. / RACERSGUIDE.COM Phillipsburg NJ.- February 21, 2017- The dates for the popular tenth edition of the week long Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show have been confirmed for 2017 and the hard-working show staff and the many historical groups and speedways are putting all of the necessary pieces in place to produce another great show. The successful event will once again begin its week long run at the Phillipsburg Mall…

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Spring Swap Meet & Flea Market Along With New Egypt Speedway Employee Meeting Set Up For March 4th

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Spring Swap Meet & Flea Market Along With New Egypt Speedway Employee Meeting Set Up For March 4th Story & Photos By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ - New Egypt Speedway will their annual Spring Flea Market & Swap Meet in the pit area on March 4th. The Swap Meet & Flea Market is open to all divisions of racing with Street Rods and Classic Cars & parts are welcome as well. It must be racing or automotive related in order to sell. Gates will open at 7:30AM with a $15 flat rate for sellers and there is…

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New Egypt Speedway ‘Winter Jam’ Planned For Friday Night March 10th

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New Egypt Speedway ‘Winter Jam’ Planned For Friday Night March 10th   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Cella/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The popular gathering of New Egypt Speedway race teams, drivers and fans known as the ‘Winter Jam” will be held on Friday night March 10th at the Gamblers Ridge Golf Club located at 121 Burlington Path Rd in Cream Ridge, NJ from 5:30-9:00PM. Race teams and fans will be able to purchase their 2017 New Egypt Speedway Driver’s and Pit Licenses as well as reserving their parking spots for the 2017 season. Also, all…

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Just How Good Was Doug Hoffman?

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Do you want my opinion?  Not Coming From a Doug Hoffman Fan, But Rather My Honest Opinion? Story By: DANNY SERRANO /BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By:  GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sweedsbore  NJ.- February  13, 2017- Doug Hoffman was GREAT, AWESOME, IMPRESSIVE, and about 20 more similar synonyms.  In fact, I truly believe Doug was vastly underrated as impossible as that may seem.  His records are tremendous and his focus was intense and they don’t make many like him anymore, not many at all. When you see Allentown, Pennsylvania you ONLY think of one person if you are part of the…

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MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES FINALIZES 2017 RULES AT PRE-SEASON MEETING

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MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES FINALIZES 2017 RULES AND ANNOUNCES SEASON SPONSORS AT PRE-SEASON MEETING Story By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS PR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com With the first race of the season only seventy-six days away, officials and members of the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series gathered at the Penndel Fire Hall in Penndel, PA for a pre-season meeting to go over rules and policies that will be enforced and followed during the 2017 season. “After today’s meeting, with everyone’s thoughts and concerns being heard, we tied up a few loose ends concerning handicapping, a points structure and visitor policy, as well as other…

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