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World of Outlaws Postpone Events at Lincoln, Williams Grove & Bridgeport

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nick Graziano, World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series PR Coordinator Please contact ngraziano@dirtcar.com to arrange driver interviews. To attend one of our events in person, please apply for media credentials online.  You may duplicate this release with credit to the World of Outlaws and a link to worldofoutlaws.com/sprintcars/. For more photos, video b-roll and other digital assets, click here. World of Outlaws Postpone Events at Lincoln, Williams Grove & Bridgeport CONCORD, NC – April 30, 2020 – World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series officials, together with track officials and in accordance with mass gathering restrictions from local and state authorities surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, are…

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LAUBACH, WEAVER AND STINSON WRITE THE FINAL CHAPTER IN BRIDGEPORT’S 5/8 MILE

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LAUBACH, WEAVER AND STINSON WRITE THE FINAL CHAPTER IN BRIDGEPORT'S 5/8 MILE Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway ran its final race of the 2019 season and the final race on the 5/8th mile speedway to conclude the Wild Card Weekend sponsored by K&A Excavating. Pre-race ceremonies paid tribute to Shirley Laubach, the mother of Rick Laubach, and Ken Golden, Sr. - both of whom has passed away in recent weeks. Track owner, Brian Ramey thanked the fans and the competitors for their support over the years and recognized the efforts…

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STILLWAGGON, WATT AND WEAVER SHARE THE LIMELIGHT IN BRIDGEPORT’S SATURDAY ACTION

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STILLWAGGON, WATT AND WEAVER SHARE THE LIMELIGHT IN BRIDGEPORT'S SATURDAY ACTION Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway presented the second day of the Big Track Classic and their Wildcard Weekend on Saturday. These events were sponsored by Auto Plus and BRB Contractors. The Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) ran the second half of their Big Track Classic program and were joined by a full show of 358 Small Block Modifieds and the remaining thirteen laps of the South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Crate Sportsman feature from September 28th. Robbie Stillwaggon found redemption…

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BIG WEEKEND PLANNED FOR 2019 BRIDGEPORT FINALE

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BIG WEEKEND PLANNED FOR 2019 BRIDGEPORT FINALE Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will wave the checkered flag on the 2019 season with a three day weekend of racing scheduled. This weekend of racing will mark the final events to be run on Bridgeport's 5/8th mile speedway as the speed plant transitions from the Ramey family's operation into the hands of Bridgeport's new owners, Doug and Brittany Rose. Rose has plans to replace the 5/8th mile track with a new half mile facility for the 2020 season. When scheduling the 2019…

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WATT DEFENDS TITLE AND IS STILL BRIDGEPORT’S KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS

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WATT DEFENDS TITLE AND IS STILL BRIDGEPORT'S KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com For the third consecutive year, Ryan Watt was crowned as the King of the Big Blocks at the Bridgeport Speedway. Billy Pauch picked up the win in the inaugural event but it has been Watt's title ever since. The 2019 event, sponsored by Spirit Auto Center, will mark the final King of the Big Block event on the 5/8th mile track as plans continue for a whole new format for the 2020 season. Four qualifying heats were used to…

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KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS TO BE DETERMINED AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS TO BE DETERMINED AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The fourth annual running of the King of the Big Blocks comes to the Bridgeport Speedway this Friday and Saturday. This year's event is sponsored by Spirit Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram in nearby Swedesboro, NJ and Joy Auto Parts out of Green Brook Township. The Baus Family of Spirit Auto Center has been helping customers to great vehicles at prices for more than twenty-eight years. Located just five miles from the Bridgeport Speedway, you will find a family…

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BRIDGEPORT IS BACK IN ACTION AS WATT, ERRICO AND GEIGES RACE TO VICTORY

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BRIDGEPORT IS BACK IN ACTION AS WATT, ERRICO AND GEIGES RACE TO VICTORY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester/Bridgeport Speedway After taking a few weeks off, the Bridgeport Speedway returned to action with Scout Night, sponsored by Eastern Auto Parts Warehouse. Everyone was ready for racing on the 5/8th mile track and it showed in the action throughout the night. Polesitter, Mike Franz led the field through the first three circuits until Tommy Beamer drove the Don & Patti Thornton No. 31 into the lead on lap four. Beamer drove away from the field, leaving the competition…

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HENDRICKSON RUMBLES ON THE RIVER TO CAPTURE POKER SERIES VICTORY AT BRIDGEPORT

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HENDRICKSON RUMBLES ON THE RIVER TO CAPTURE POKER SERIES VICTORY AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Wade Hendrickson has always considered the Bridgeport Speedway 5/8th mile his home track. Since his first feature win there in May of 1999, Hendrickson has done some of his best racing on the Logan Township surface. On Thursday night, Hendrickson earned his 60th Bridgeport feature win in the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, moving him one win closer to third place , Billy Pauch, on the All Time Feature Winner's list. "I learned to race here," Hendrickson told…

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WILLIAMS COMES UP BIG WITH WIN IN SPIRIT AUTO CENTER BIG BLOCK MODIFIEDS AT BRIDGEPORT

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WILLIAMS COMES UP BIG WITH WIN IN SPIRIT AUTO CENTER BIG BLOCK MODIFIEDS AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photo By: George Steigerwalt After a rough start to the 2019 racing season, Neal Williams drove the South Jersey Overhead Door No. 0 to victory in Saturday night's Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified feature. Jim Gallagher picked up his second win of the season in the South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Crate Sportsman feature while it was win number four for Rich Stinson, Jr. in the Sunbelt Rentals Outlaw Stocks. "It's been a long time coming," Williams exclaimed, "I…

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HOT SUMMER NIGHT RACING AS PAUCH, PECK & WILLS RACE TO BRIDGEPORT WINS

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HOT SUMMER NIGHT RACING AS PAUCH, PECK & WILLS RACE TO BRIDGEPORT WINS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photo By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The only thing hotter than the weather is the racing action at the Bridgeport Speedway as the Spirit Auto Center Big Blocks, South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Crate Sportsman and Sunbelt Rental Outlaw Stocks returned to Saturday night action on the lightning fast 5/8th mile speedway on First Responders Night. Billy Pauch raced to his fifth win of the 2019 season in the twenty-five lap Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds in a race that saw five different…

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BRIDGEPORT TO RACE ON 3/8 ONE MORE TIME THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 15

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BRIDGEPORT TO RACE ON 3/8 ONE MORE TIME THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 15 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ - (June 11, 2019) - The upcoming 'Eastern Storm' for the USAC wingless 410 sprint cars was slated to be the final showing this Wednesday for the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8 in 2019. However, due to scheduling and more importantly weather, Bridgeport Speedway has decided to race one more time on the 3/8 layout this coming weekend. "We needed to be proactive this week with a midweek show and looking at the forecast," explained owner Brian…

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PAUCH CHARGES TO FOURTH BRIDGEPORT VICTORY

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PAUCH CHARGES TO FOURTH BRIDGEPORT VICTORY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photo By: Rick Sweeten Billy "The Kid" Pauch charged to his fourth win of the season in Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified action at the Bridgeport Speedway and his third win of the year on the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track. Rich Wegner Jr. picked up the win in the South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Crate Sportsman - his first ever victory in a stock car. Rich Stinson Jr's last lap challenge gave him the victory in the Sunbelt Rentals Outlaw Stock main event while Lee…

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PAUCH & WATT SPLIT THE WINS AT DESIGN FOR VISIONS/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8th MILE AT BRIDGEPORT

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PAUCH & WATT SPLIT THE WINS AT DESIGN FOR VISIONS/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8th MILE AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown & Richard Jester/RacersGuide.com It was a full night of racing at the Design for Visions/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track at the Bridgeport Speedway as the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds ran two feature events in addition to a full show of 602 Crate Sportsman, Delaware Auto Exchange Mid Atlantic Sprint Series (MASS) 305 Sprint Cars, DA's Auto Body & Repair Rookies, Garden State Vintage and 8 Cylinder Enduros. The Big Blocks did double duty on…

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THE EASTERN STORM IS HEADED TO BRIDGEPORT

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THE EASTERN STORM IS HEADED TO BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com You won't need a weather map for this storm! The Eastern Storm is headed to the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track at the Bridgeport Speedway on Wednesday, June 12th. Last year's event was a huge success. The drivers found the track "racey". The fans came in droves for the only appearance of the stars of USAC in the state of New Jersey and they did not go home disappointed. In the words of USAC's Levi Jones, "There was a good crowd who…

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HORTON CONTINUES TO WRITE BRIDGEPORT HISTORY

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HORTON CONTINUES TO WRITE BRIDGEPORT HISTORY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com He already has won more races at Bridgeport than any other driver - one hundred and twenty-eight to be exact! On Sunday, Jimmy Horton added another chapter to Bridgeport's history when he picked up the win in the All American 40 event for the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds on a night of racing sponsored by Arbor Material Handlers. Arbor Material Handlers is an end-to-end warehouse solutions provider offering Raymond forklifts, warehouse layout and design, telematics, labor management and more to businesses throughout Pennsylvania,…

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DOUBLE BIG BLOCK FEATURES AT BRIDGEPORT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT

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DOUBLE BIG BLOCK FEATURES AT BRIDGEPORT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway has a full Saturday night of racing action planned for the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8 mile track on June 1, 2019 - five divisions plus double Big Block Modified features all for the regular admission price! The Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds will be competing in two twenty-five lap feature events. The line-up for the first feature has already been determined by qualifying that took place on May 11 before rain forced the cancellation of the feature…

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BIASI DOMINATES BRIDGEPORT FOR USAC EAST COAST WIN

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BIASI DOMINATES BRIDGEPORT FOR USAC EAST COAST WIN Story By: Nick Fillman/USAC EC Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Swedesboro, New Jersey (May 26, 2019)………Joey Biasi of Mary D, Pennsylvania wrapped up a dominant weekend by cruising to a convincing win in the Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars feature event at the Design for Vision, Sunglass Central 3/8ths mile oval at the Bridgeport Speedway. Biasi started out the weekend by collecting a second place on Friday at the Trail-ways Speedway, and a win at the Path Valley speedway in wingless Super Sportsman Sprint car competition and wrapped up the weekend…

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WORLD OF OUTLAWS COMES TO DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8 MILE AT BRIDGEPORT

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WORLD OF OUTLAWS COMES TO DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8 MILE AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will come to Bridgeport's Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Speedway on Tuesday, May 21st for their only appearance in the Garden State during the 2019 season. Since 1978, the World of Outlaws have traveled throughout the United States, thrilling Sprint Car fans throughout the country. Almost six million dollars in purses and prize money is up for grabs for the competitors this season - a season that began…

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WATT, HILL & WILLS CAPTURE FIRST WINS OF 2019

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WATT, HILL & WILLS CAPTURE FIRST WINS OF 2019 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester/RacersGuide.com The first night of the 2019 points at the Bridgeport Speedway produced three new winners for the new season as Ryan Watt, Travis Hill and Tom Wills, Jr. picked up their first wins of 2019 on Massari & Sons Disposal Service night at the Bridgeport Speedway. Massari & Sons Disposal Service sponsored their first event at the Bridgeport Speedway. For over sixty years, the Massari Family has provided the community with trash disposal, recylcing and curb side pick-up for commercial and residential…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY 2019 CHAMPIONSHIP OPENER SPONSORED BY MASSARI & SONS DISPOSAL

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY 2019 CHAMPIONSHIP OPENER SPONSORED BY MASSARI & SONS DISPOSAL Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com The 2019 season point battles will begin at the Bridgeport Speedway this Saturday night, May 4th, on a race night sponsored by Massari & Sons Disposal out of Carney's Point, NJ. The Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Crate Sportsman and the Sunbelt Rentals Outlaw Stocks will compete in the first point events of the 2019 season. It will also be the first outing of the DA's Auto Body & Repair Rookies.…

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LAUBACH, KEMERY & WELLER CLAIM VICTORY IN BRB CONTRACTORS SPONSORED EVENT AT BRIDGEPORT

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LAUBACH, KEMERY & WELLER CLAIM VICTORY IN BRB CONTRACTORS SPONSORED EVENT AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester/RacersGuide.com Rick Laubach claimed his 51st Big Block Modified victory in the BRB Contractors sponsored tripleheader at the Bridgeport Speedway while Steve Kemery picked up his second win of the season in the South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Crate/Sportman main event. Josh Weller did everything that he could to defend his title in the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club season opener, picking up the win - his first of the season. It was a welcome relief for Laubach, to…

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BRB CONTRACTORS SPONSORS TRIPLE HEADER SHOW AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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BRB CONTRACTORS SPONSORS TRIPLE HEADER SHOW AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will see action this Sunday with a triple header show sponsored by BRB Contractors of King of Prussia, PA. This event will feature the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, the South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Crate Sportsman and the season opener for the winged warriors of the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) . This will be the only event at Bridgeport for the month of April before the speedway returns for weekly Saturday night racing on…

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Bridgeport Speedway Adjusts Modified Rules

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Bridgeport Speedway Adjusts Modified Rules Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ - Bridgeport has adjusted their newly revamped headline division rules effective immediately. The 'open' 358 small blocks, who were given the opportunity to run sail panels over the winter, will now run standard 'window' body rules. All of the other rule changes in regards to the 'open' 358s, spec 358s, and Big Blocks will stay in place and closely monitored in the future races. "Our main objective was to slow the Big Blocks down a bit with cost of engines, tires,…

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PAUCH OPENS BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY 2019 SEASON WITH 60 OVER VICTORY

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PAUCH OPENS BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY 2019 SEASON WITH 60 OVER VICTORY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com What a great way to open the 2019 Bridgeport Speedway season!! The weather was great - warm and sunny - on the last Saturday of March. There were a lot of fans, a lot of race cars and a lot of great racing throughout the 60 Over - Doug Hoffman Memorial Race. It was an event that Hoffman would have been proud of! At the end of forty-four laps, it was Billy Pauch who dominated the field to pick up his…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY HONORS DOUG HOFFMAN WITH 2019 SEASON OPENER

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY HONORS DOUG HOFFMAN WITH 2019 SEASON OPENER Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will again honor Doug Hoffman when the track opens its gates for the first race of the 2019 season on Saturday, March 30th with the seventh running of the 60 Over Special - Doug Hoffman Memorial Race. The Bridgeport Speedway was an integral part of Doug Hoffman's racing career which oddly enough, began on the 1/5th mile asphalt track of the Dorney Park Speedway in Allentown, PA in 1977. Dorney Park was just minutes away from the Hoffman family…

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SUNBELT RENTALS TO SPONSOR BRIDGEPORT’S OUTLAW STOCKS IN 2019

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SUNBELT RENTALS TO SPONSOR BRIDGEPORT'S OUTLAW STOCKS IN 2019 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway is pleased to welcome Sunbelt Rentals of of Swedesboro, New Jersey as the Division Sponsor of the Outlaw Stocks this season. Sunbelt Rentals is one of the largest equipment rental companies in North America. From their more than 825 locations, they are paving the way to serve the varied needs of their customers. From front end loaders, lifts and back hoes to power washers, generators and woodsplitters, Sunbelt Rentals is paving the way to serve all of the needs…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP IN 2020

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP IN 2020 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com It has never been a secret that a buyer was being sought for the Bridgeport Speedway. Following the death of Doug Hoffman, Ramey brought together Keith Hoffman, Dave Adams and Danny Serrano to form a management team to oversee the operation of the track, starting with the 2013 racing season. Kolby Ramey, Brian’s son, and later his daughter, Hali, became integral members of the team that would bring in the Bridgeport Speedway into the forefront of dirt track racing in the tri-state area.…

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DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL ARE TITLE SPONSORS OF BRIDGEPORT’S 3/8TH MILE TRACK IN 2019

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DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL ARE TITLE SPONSORS OF BRIDGEPORT'S 3/8TH MILE TRACK IN 2019 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway is pleased to announce that the Manning family's Design for Vision Opticians and Sunglass Central businesses will again be the title sponsors for Bridgeport's 3/8 mile track.  It was Donald Manning, Sr. who started the optical business, learning his trade in the military as well as in the labs of New York City.  The Manning patriarch opened the first Design for Vision location in February of 1955 in Morrisville.  Some twenty years later, the Langhorne location was…

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DA’S AUTO BODY & REPAIR RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR OF BRIDGEPORT ROOKIE CLASS

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DA'S AUTO BODY & REPAIR RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR OF BRIDGEPORT ROOKIE CLASS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photo By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway welcomes back DA's Auto Body & Repair as the title sponsors for the 2019 Rookie Division at the Logan Township facility. Dave Adams, owner/operator of DA's Auto Body & Repair, has supported this Rookie division from the beginning - even going back to Bridgeport's "Young Gun" program years ago. A former racer, himself, Adams knows the value the the Rookie program brings to these first time competitors. "That seat time with drivers of comparable experience…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY WELCOMES THE RETURN OF SPIRIT AUTO CENTER FOR 2019 SEASON

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY WELCOMES THE RETURN OF SPIRIT AUTO CENTER FOR 2019 SEASON Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway welcomes the return of Spirit Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram of Swedesboro for the 2019 racing season. The Bridgeport Speedway and Spirit Auto Center have formed a successful relationship that will start its sixth year when the cars take to the Logan Township track at the end of March. Spirit came on board six years ago as the division sponsor of the track's headlining division - the Big Block Modifieds. Two years later, Spirit also became…

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MOTORSPORTS EXPO KICKS OFF 2019 SEASON FOR BOTH BRIDGEPORT & SPIRIT SPEEDWAY

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MOTORSPORTS EXPO KICKS OFF 2019 SEASON FOR BOTH BRIDGEPORT & SPIRIT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ - With the dawn of a new year, Bridgeport Speedway is anxiously waiting to see so many members of their racing family next weekend at the annual Motorsports Expo in Oaks, PA. Hundreds of race cars of all kinds along with hundreds of stock car drivers will all be in one place at one time to cure some of the winter blues on January 18-20. As always, Bridgeport Speedway will be making an impactful…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES 2019 SEASON PLANS

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES 2019 SEASON PLANS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway has put together an exciting schedule of events for the 2019 season! The 2019 season will kick off with the 60 Over Special - the Doug Hoffman Memorial Race that honors the former track champion and promoter. This year's event is scheduled for Saturday, March 30th, just one week after the track's open practice session on Saturday, March 23rd. Colonial Pipeline returns as the title sponsor for the 811 Call Before You Dig 2019 Poker Series. The 60 Over…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY HONORS 2018 CHAMPIONS

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY HONORS 2018 CHAMPIONS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Drivers, owners, crew members, fans and track employees filled the Bridgeport Fire Company’s Social Hall to celebrate the 2018 season champions. For the third consecutive year, Ryan Watt and his Ron Roberts No. 14w Racing Team dominated the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, capturing six wins and finishing no worse than third in in any of the Big Block action on the 5/8th mile track. “I just really want to thank Ronnie and Fay for giving us what we need to race…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PLANS TO CONTINUE ON 5/8TH MILE TRACK FOR 2019

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES PLANS TO CONTINUE ON 5/8TH MILE TRACK FOR 2019 SEASON Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway announced today that they will continue to offer their point titles for the Big Block Modifieds, 602 Crate/Sportsman and Outlaw Stocks on the 5/8th mile speedway in 2019. All systems are go for 2019. There are plans for several special shows on the 3/8th mile track including the return of the USAC wingless sprint cars during the Eastern Storm as well as a visit from the World of Outlaws during the 2019 season.…

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

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

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THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THE THIRD ANNUAL KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS

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THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PRESENTS THE THIRD ANNUAL KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com One of the biggest weekends of racing is quickly approaching as the Bridgeport Speedway prepares for the third running of the King of the Big Blocks, sponsored by K&A Excavating. This two day event has become a highlight of the Big Block Modified season. The Bridgeport Speedway management team introduced this event in September of 2016. Since most of the big races at this time of the year are geared toward the Small Block Modifieds, the…

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2018 POKER SERIES RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT WITH RUMBLE ON THE RIVER

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2018 POKER SERIES RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT WITH RUMBLE ON THE RIVER Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Rumble on the River will see the return of the 811 Dig Safe Poker Series to the 5/8th mile of the Bridgeport Speedway on Tuesday, August 21st. This event was scheduled as the third hand of the 2018 Poker Series before Mother Nature forced the cancellation of the All American 40 on July 1st. The Poker Series events are scheduled on non-regular race days to allow competitors from throughout the Northeast to compete. The Poker Series…

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WATT CHARGES FROM THE BACK FOR THIRD BRIDGEPORT VICTORY

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WATT CHARGES FROM THE BACK FOR THIRD BRIDGEPORT VICTORY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com After a flat tire and a broken shock that required two trips to the pits and restarting at the rear of the field not once but twice, reigning Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified Champion, Ryan Watt charged into the lead on lap seventeen and drove to his third Bridgeport win of the season. Tom Sherby's late race pass saw the former Rookie contender capture his first career victory in Stewart Stainless 602 Crate Sportsman action while Tom Wills…

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WHALEY, GO​DOWN AND GULICK ADD THEIR NAMES TO THREE FOR ALL WINNERS

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WHALEY, GO​DOWN AND GULICK ADD THEIR NAMES TO THREE FOR ALL WINNERS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com For the fourth season in a row, the Bridgeport Speedway offered their Three For All event - three headline divisions in one racing program for one admission as the Super Late Models, 358 Small Block Modifieds and USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint Cars provided an exciting night of racing. For the first time, the Three for All action was moved to the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track at Bridgeport as the drivers from all three divisions offered…

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PRATT RACES TO WIN IN EXCITING MODIFIED ACTION

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PRATT RACES TO WIN IN EXCITING MODIFIED ACTION Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The temperatures may have cooled for the weekend but the racing action was still red hot when the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds took to the 5/8th mile Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday night. Take one driver in search of his first ever Big Block Modiifed victory, add three more drivers looking for their first Bridgeport wins of the season and add a reigning track champion to the mix and you get one fantastic feature event that came right down to the final…

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POKER SERIES RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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POKER SERIES RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsen Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The 2018 811 Dig Safe Poker Series returns to the Bridgeport Speedway this Sunday, July 1st for the second hand of this year's competition. The 5/8th mile speedway will host a 4x4 Misfits Show on Saturday with racing moving to Sunday prior to the Fourth of July Holiday for the running of the All American 40. Going into the second hand of this year's competition, race winners, Ryan Watt, Adam McAuliffe and Rich Stinson, Jr. each hold an Ace in their Poker…

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SIX DRIVERS RECORD FIRST WINS OF 2018 DURING BRIDGEPORT ACTION

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SIX DRIVERS RECORD FIRST WINS OF 2018 DURING BRIDGEPORT ACTION Story By: Deb Smith / Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown & Ted Malinowski / RacersGuide.com ​​The Bridgeport Speedway hosted its first 5/8th mile and quarter mile double header on Saturday night, showcasing action on two of the three tracks within the speedway complex. It was an exciting night of racing as six drivers garnered their first wins of the 2018 season. After a rather unsuccessful start to the season, popular Whitehouse Station, NJ driver, Sam Martz brought out the Steve Izzi Trucking sponsored No. 3 that he raced last…

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Pauch Back on Top, Collects 60th Career Victory at Bridgeport

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Billy Pauch Back on Top, Collects 60th Career Victory at Bridgeport Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: John John Lane & Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com A wreck during Friday night’s competition at Georgetown Speedway left Billy Pauch Sr.’s K&A Excavating No.1 Big Block Modified questionable to race for Saturday at Bridgeport Speedway. Despite severe damage to the car, Pauch and the team prevailed and drove away to pick up his 60th career victory at Bridgeport Speedway. Pauch Sr.’s weekend started Friday evening at Georgetown Speedway for the Deron Rust Memorial. “We drove 3+ hours to Georgetown to make three laps in warm-ups…

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New Bridgeport 3/8ths-Mile Debuts With Thrilling Last-Lap Pass, Short Track Super Series to Invade Sunday

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New Bridgeport 3/8ths-Mile Debuts With Thrilling Last-Lap Pass, Short Track Super Series to Invade Sunday Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – A last-lap pass drew the crowd to its feet and set the stage for Sunday’s ‘South Jersey Shootout’ on the ALL-NEW three-eighths-mile located at Bridgeport Speedway. The recently completed Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Speedway at the South Jersey complex hosted its first event this past Sunday (April 22) as a tune-up for the upcoming visit by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco this Sunday, April…

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OPENING DAY IS SET FOR DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8 MILE AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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OPENING DAY IS SET FOR DESIGN FOR VISION/SUNGLASS CENTRAL 3/8 MILE AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com So race fans - when was the last time that you attended the opening of a NEW race track? Well that day has arrived! The grand opening of the Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track at the Bridgeport Speedway is coming this Sunday as four divisions of racing will take place on the new racing surface in the first event of the Pre-Season points. The Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, Stewart Stainless 602 Crate…

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UNITED RACING CLUB SPRINT CARS COME TO BRIDGEPORT

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THE CAPITOL RENEGADE UNITED RACING CLUB SPRINT CARS COME TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PRESENTED BY BRB CONTRACTORS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will host its first big Sunday show of the season this Sunday as they host the season opener for the United Racing Club Sprint Cars for the fourth consecutive season. The Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds will take to the 5/8th mile track for their regular show along with the Stewart Stainless 602 Crate Sportsman and the DA's Auto Body & Repair Rookies. Sunday's racing will be brought to the fans…

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WATT IS FIRST REPEAT WINNER IN 60 OVER SPECIAL AS BRIDGEPORT OPENS 2018 SEASON

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WATT IS FIRST REPEAT WINNER IN 60 OVER SPECIAL AS BRIDGEPORT OPENS 2018 SEASON Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff In spite of Mother Nature’s unrelenting grip on winter weather, the Bridgeport Speedway welcomed a host of dedicated racing fans and officially opened their 2018 season with the 60 Over Special – Doug Hoffman Memorial Event on Saturday. The start of the season was greatly anticipated by both fans and competitors alike as they lined up to gain entrance to the grandstands and pit area for this event. More than forty Spirit Auto Center Big Block…

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Wild Card: SSTS Modifieds On All-New Bridgeport 3/8ths-Mile Track

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Wild Card: Short Track Super Series Modifieds On All-New Bridgeport 3/8ths-Mile Track Sunday, April 29 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – Wild card. There’s no better way to describe the 2018 ‘South Jersey Shootout’ slated as Round No. 2 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region. After three years on the established Bridgeport Speedway five-eighths-mile, the STSS Modifieds move to the newly built, three-eighths-mile Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Speedway at the South Jersey motorsports complex on Sunday, April 29. Throw experience out the window. Only one…

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Wet Grounds Force Postponement of Bridgeport’s Practice

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Wet Grounds Force Postponement of Bridgeport’s Practice…Next Weekend’s Schedule Adjusted Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ – Bridgeport Speedway’s open practice for this weekend has been postponed due to the residuals left behind from this week’s Nor’easter ‘Toby’. “We were all set to start the season off with a great practice and then next week’s opener,” offered track owner Brian Ramey. “After everything just dried out last week, this storm put us back where we were. However, all next week looks pretty dry so we should be good for the Doug Hoffman Memorial.” With this…

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FRIESEN TO DEFEND 60 OVER SPECIAL

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FRIESEN TO DEFEND 60 OVER SPECIAL - HOFFMAN MEMORIAL TITLE Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com When the Bridgeport Speedway throws open their gates for the start of the 2018 racing season, Stewart Friesen and his Halimar No. 44 team will be on hand to defend their title in the 60 Over Special - Doug Hoffman Memorial event. Just one year ago, Friesen picked up his first win in this prestigious event - a race that the accomplished driver from Sprakers, NY had had on his radar for some time. "I've always wanted to win one of…

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