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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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Penske Racing Shocks Contingency Program Returns to Bridgeport

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Penske Racing Shocks Contingency Program Returns to Bridgeport Speedway in 2018 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ – The Bridgeport Speedway is excited to announce that their partnership with Penske Racing Shocks will once again take place for the upcoming 2018 racing season. The Penske name is synonymous with all forms of racing, especially in the world of dirt modified racing. Last year Big Block Modified driver Dave Shirk and Crate/Sportsman talent Brett Belmont were the lucky recipients of the Penske Racing Shock Contingency Program. In 2016 Tommy Beamer and Chuck Sayres both walked away…

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Bridgeport Forms New 3/8 Mile ‘Pre-Season’ Point Series

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Bridgeport Forms New 3/8 Mile 'Pre-Season' Point Series Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ - The buzz surrounding Bridgeport's newly constructed 3/8 mile clay oval, which will now be referred to as 'Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Speedway the 3/8 mile at Bridgeport', has been overwhelming to say the least. The South Jersey racing complex is now the only track in the country to have three circle tracks all in the same central location using the same straightaway. The 5/8 mile track will remain the weekly focus for the competitors with track championship points being awarded…

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BRIDGEPORT’S BIG THREE FOR 2018

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BRIDGEPORT'S BIG THREE FOR 2018 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com It's been the talk around racing circles! It was the talk around Motorsports this weekend! The Bridgeport Speedway's 2018 racing schedule and The Big Three are what everyone is talking about! The first of the Big Three events comes on Wednesday, May 16th when the drivers of the Super DIRTcar Series return to the Bridgeport Speedway for the Battle of the Bridge. The return of the Super DIRTcar Series to the Logan Township race track last season was a huge success as Bridgeport regulars, Ryan Watt…

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VONDOHREN & WILLS CAPTURE FRIDAY NIGHT BRIDGEPORT WINS

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VONDOHREN & WILLS CAPTURE FRIDAY NIGHT BRIDGEPORT WINS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com After a pair of second place finishes, Craig VonDohren made a strong statement as he raced to the win in the 358 Small Block Modified feature event at the Bridgeport Speedway on the first night of the Wildcard Racing weekend. Tom Wills, Jr. raced to his sixth win of the season in Pennco Tech Outlaw Stock competition. Polesitter, Brett Kressley led the first fifteen laps of the feature event, looking for his second Bridgeport Small Block Modified victory of the…

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Bridgeport Postpones Wildcard Weekend

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Bridgeport Postpones Wildcard Weekend to November 17 & 18 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ (November 8, 2017) - With record-breaking low temperatures (for this time of the year) on the horizon, Bridgeport Speedway has postponed this week's Wildcard Weekend to the following weekend (Nov 17 & 18). A much more favorable forecast is predicted for next weekend thus allowing Bridgeport to utilize their 'rain date'. 'We hate to pull the plug when it's not going to rain but this cold weather is not good for the drivers or the fans,' expressed general manager Danny…

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BRIDGEPORT PREPARES FOR SEASON FINALE

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BRIDGEPORT PREPARES FOR SEASON FINALE Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will wave the checkered flag on the 2017 season with the Wild Card Weekend – the final hand of the 2017 Colonial Pipeline Call Before You Dig Poker Series – with a two day event on Friday, November 10th and Saturday, November 11th. On Friday night, the Small Block Modifieds will return to action on the 5/8 mile track for their fourth appearance of the 2017 season. Rick Laubach, Brett Kressley and Jeff Strunk have picked up wins in Bridgeport’s Small Block Modified…

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STILLWAGGON MAKES FIRST BRIDGEPORT WIN A BIG ONE IN BIG TRACK CLASSIC

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STILLWAGGON MAKES FIRST BRIDGEPORT WIN A BIG ONE IN BIG TRACK CLASSIC Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Robbie Stillwaggon raced to his first ever victory on the 5/8 mile Bridgeport Speedway by capturing the Saturday night portion of the Big Track Classic. Stillwaggon's fourth place finish on Friday night along with his win on Saturday gave him the best record for the weekend and as a result, the Midge Miller Memorial Trophy, given in honor of the former URC competitor and club official. "I really wanted that trophy," an excited Stillwaggon exclaimed in victory lane. It…

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BIG TRACK CLASSIC RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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

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THOMAS AND ANDRES SECURE STARTING BERTHS IN SKYSCRAPER EVENT

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THOMAS AND ANDRES SECURE STARTING BERTHS IN SKYSCRAPER EVENT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Luke Thomas and Ken Andreas secured starting spots in Bridgeport’s inaugural Skyscraper event next weekend with Friday night wins in Spirit Auto Center Speedway action on Friday night. Travis Bieber earned the first Spirit victory of his career in the Speedway All-Star Bagel Stop Slingshot feature event while Rick Burnham earned his first victory in i2M Four Cylinder Enduro action. Christopher Allen, Sr. picked up his first win of the season in the Eight Cylinder Enduro event. Friday night did not start…

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Watt Wires Bridgeport Speedway Short Track Super Series Field Saturday

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Watt Wires Bridgeport Speedway Short Track Super Series ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ Saturday, Bests Two-Day American Racer ‘Southern Swing’ Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – The cards fell for Ryan Watt to secure a ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ victory on Saturday night at Bridgeport Speedway. Through the gate, Watt drew No. 1, starting from the pole of the first heat race, then again picked the first position in a post-qualifying redraw of top qualifiers. The Boyertown, Pa., driver took the lead at the outset and was never headed in the 40-lap Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track…

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Short Track Super Series Invades Bridgeport Speedway Saturday for ‘Dirty Jersey 5’

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Short Track Super Series Invades Bridgeport Speedway Saturday for ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ with Large Payout & $10,000 Championship Looming Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – A purse structure of more than $25,000 and a $10,000 championship looming will provide plenty of motivation for racers when the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP roars into Bridgeport Speedway this Saturday, September 30. Just two events remain on the STSS Velocita South Region schedule for 2017, including Saturday’s ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ 40-lap event at Bridgeport paying $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and…

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STRUNK ROLLS TO VICTORY IN BRIDGEPORT SMALL BLOCK MODIFIEDS

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STRUNK ROLLS TO VICTORY IN BRIDGEPORT SMALL BLOCK MODIFIEDS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Fresh off his big win in the Freedom 76er a week ago, Jeff Strunk drove Glenn and Bonita Hyneman's No 126 to victory in Bridgeport's Small Block Modified show on the night before the K&A Excavating King of the Big Block event. Forty Small Block Modifieds competed for starting positions in the feature event. The Small Block Modifieds were joined on the doubleheader program by the 305 Sprint Cars of the Mid Atlantic Sprint Car Series for their final…

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WATT IS CROWNED “KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS” AT BRIDGEPORT

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WATT IS CROWNED "KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS" AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff After a hard fought battle for the lead with Oley, PA driver, Craig VonDohren, 2017 Bridgeport Track Champion, Ryan Watt raced into the lead on lap thirty-six and led the final fifteen laps to capture the K&A Excavating sponsored King of the Big Block title and the $10,000 payday that went with it at the Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday night. A large crowd gathered to witness the second annual King of the Big Block event, won last year by…

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KING OF THE BIG BLOCK WEEKEND RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT

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KING OF THE BIG BLOCK WEEKEND RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Just one year ago, Billy Pauch added another title to his storied career when he drove to the win in the Bridgeport Speedway’s King of the Big Block event on the lightning fast 5/8 mile speedway. This week, Pauch will return to defend that title! With so many of the area’s big events featuring the small block modifieds, it was the wish of the Bridgeport Speedway’s management team to showcase their Big Block Modifieds in a prestigious event as one of the…

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$10,000 Velocita South Region Championship Battle Continues Saturday, September 30 at Bridgeport Speedway

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP $10,000 Velocita South Region Championship Battle Continues Saturday, September 30 at Bridgeport Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BRIDGEPORT, NJ – Only two races remain and a $10,000 champion will be decided. The road to the title stops next in Bridgeport, New Jersey on Saturday, September 30. The ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ is set for Bridgeport Speedway, the seventh round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Velocita-USA South Region, a 40-lap big-block/small-block Modified battle on the five-eighths-mile. More than $25,000 in purse money…

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‘Southern Swing Weekend’ September 29-30; Georgetown Friday, Bridgeport Saturday with Combined $1,500 Point Fund

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Bridgeport & Georgetown Speedways Join Forces for Lucrative American Racer ‘Southern Swing Weekend’ September 29-30; Georgetown Friday, Bridgeport Saturday with Combined $1,500 Point Fund Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ – South Jersey’s Bridgeport Speedway and Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway have joined forces for a lucrative big-block/small-block Modified weekend on September 29-30. The American Racer ‘Southern Swing Weekend’ offers two high-paying events and a weekend point fund for Modified competitors. On Friday night (September 29), Georgetown hosts the 30-lap ‘September Showdown’ Modified event with $3,000 going to the winner and $250 just to take the green…

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WATT, PAPIEZ & STILLWAGGON ARE THE HEAD OF THE CLASS ON BRIDGEPORT’S BACK 2 SCHOOL NIGHT

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WATT, PAPIEZ & STILLWAGGON ARE THE HEAD OF THE CLASS ON BRIDGEPORT'S BACK 2 SCHOOL NIGHT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com It was Pennco Tech's Scout Night and Back 2 School Night at the Bridgeport Speedway as Ryan Watt and Brian Papiez added to their season win totals and Ryan Stillwaggon picked up his first win of the season in Mid Atlantic Sprint Series (MASS) action. Since 1973, Pennco Tech has been helping people achieve their goals - being the stepping stone people use to turn their dreams into reality. With two locations in Blackwood, NJ…

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ALL COUNTY GARAGE DOOR SPONSORS 1/4 MIDGET NIGHT AT BRIDGEPORT

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ALL COUNTY GARAGE DOOR SPONSORS 1/4 MIDGET NIGHT AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Another full night of racing is headed your way at the Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday, August 19th. All County Garage Door LLC of Carney's Point, NJ will sponsor this year's Quarter Midget Night at the Bridgeport Speedway. Quarter Midget Night has become a very popular event at the track in recent seasons. Children - both boys and girls - can start to race quarter midgets at the age of five. Quarter midget organizations exist throughout the country. Several of these organizations…

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BILLY PAUCH FAN APPRECIATION EVENT COMING UP AT BPORT

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K&A EXCAVATING PRESENTS BILLY PAUCH FAN APPRECIATION EVENT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Saturday, September 2nd is set to be a big night at the Bridgeport Speedway. It is the final night of points for the 2017 season and the Bridgeport Champions will be determined on this night in the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman and PennCo Tech Outlaw Stocks. It is the final Bike Night of the 2017 season. K&A Excavating and Billy Pauch will host Fan Appreciation Night for all Billy Pauch fans out there. Over the years, Pauch has…

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A BIG NIGHT FOR JUNIORS – PRATT & GALLAGHER AT BRIDGEPORT

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A BIG NIGHT FOR JUNIORS – PRATT & GALLAGHER IN BRIDGEPORT ACTION Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com It’s a family tradition! Doing as their fathers have done before them, Richie Pratt, Jr. and Jim Gallagher, Jr. followed the lead set by their fathers as both drivers raced to victory in their respected divisions in Saturday night action at the Bridgeport Speedway. Mark Bitner earned his second win of the season by winning the Mid Atlantic Sprint Series (MASS) feature event. Just as his father and uncles have done in the past, Richie Pratt, Jr. raced to…

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DAVIS AND STIEF SPLIT MASS DOUBLE FEATURES AT BRIDGEPORT

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BRYANT DAVIS AND RICK STIEF SPLIT MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES DOUBLE FEATURES AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story & Photos By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS After a wild night of double-features at South Jersey’s Bridgeport Speedway, the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series had a first-time feature winner and a first repeat victor of the 2017 season in victory lane this past Friday night. Twenty-nine-year-old Bryant Davis of Norwood, PA scored his first career 305 Sprint Car win in the June 17th make-up feature, while Rick Stief of Garnet Valley, PA, who finished second to Davis in the first event, visited victory lane for the second time…

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THREE FOR ALL WINS FOR BERNHEISEL, KRESSLEY AND WELLER

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THREE FOR ALL WINS FOR BERNHEISEL, KRESSLEY AND WELLER Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway's third running of the Three for All is in the books and once again, area race fans were treated to some close racing in three different divisions - Super Late Models, 358 Small Block Modifieds (Spec Head) and United Racing Club (URC) Sprint Cars. It was a great night of racing on the lightning fast 5/8 mile speedway and the fans loved it! After three years of trying, Bryan Bernheisel took home the checkered flag in the Delaware Auto…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY BIG TRIPLEHEADER – THREE FOR ALL

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY BIG TRIPLEHEADER – THREE FOR ALL Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Austin Hubbard, Amanda Whaley, Donnie Lingo and Ricky Elliott. Ryan Watt, Neal Williams, Frank Cozze and Rick Laubach. Curt Michael, Curt Weller, Dave Franek and Mark Bitner. And many, many more. All in the same place, at the same time and competing in the same racing program. That’s what the Bridgeport Speedway’s Three For All has to offer. On Tuesday, July 11th,the Bridgeport Speedway will host the third running of the Three For All – Super Late Models, Small Block Modifieds and United…

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LAUBACH AND WATT SPLIT 811 DIG SAFELY POKER SERIES WINS

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LAUBACH AND WATT SPLIT 811 DIG SAFELY POKER SERIES WINS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Rick Laubach and Ryan Watt each picked up a win in forty lap Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modified competition on the eve of Independence Day as they competed in Hands & 4 in the 2017 811 Dig Safely Poker Series events. Both drivers add an Ace and a King to the Poker Series hands with their first and second place finishes. Matt Stangle added his third Ace to his Poker Series hand with his sixth Bridgeport victory of the season…

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TWO BIG EVENTS COMING UP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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TWO BIG EVENTS COMING UP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com It's official! Summer has arrived and the racing action is hot, hot, hot at the Bridgeport Speedway. The 5/8th mile speedway will take off on Saturday, July 1st to prepare for the All American 40 - the fourth hand of the Colonial Pipeline Call Before You Dig 2017 Poker Series - to be held on Monday, July 3rd - on the eve of America's Independence Day! Colonial Pipeline returns as the sponsor of the 2017 Poker Series at the Bridgeport Speedway. Colonia's petroleum…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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