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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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Pratt Seeks Rebound Year In 2017

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Pratt Seeks Rebound Year In 2017 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ - When you think about Bridgeport Speedway and it's fleet of talented drivers, one must always mention Richie Pratt Jr.  Pratt has been racing Bridgeport for over 20 years now, and has had success in both the Big Block and Sportsman divisions.  After a long sting with the Overhead Door Team, Richie was back on his own again in the Family No. 28 in 2016.  The familiar red and yellow machines both big and small blocks were on hand for regular…

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Super DIRTcar Series Returns to Bridgeport For The First Time Since 2005

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Super DIRTcar Series Returns to Bridgeport For The First Time Since 2005 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Several marquee events have been penciled onto Bridgeport Speedway's 2017 racing schedule. Fresh off an exciting '16 campaign, speedway management has been hard at work putting together another dynamic schedule for next season. Along with action-packed racing on Saturday nights, there are plenty of 'special' shows that will appear throughout the course of 2017. Theme nights, special promotions, additional division information and much more will be announced in January at the annual Motorsports show. Highlighted below are some…

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HOWARD & PRATT RACE TO DRAMATIC FINISH IN BRIDGEPORT FINALE

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HOWARD & PRATT RACE TO DRAMATIC FINISH IN BRIDGEPORT FINALE Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway - Photos By: Dave Dalesandro, Pete MacDonald & George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com It was the Wild Card Weekend with the final hands to be played in the 2016 Colonial Pipeline 8-1-1 Dig Safely Poker Series for all three divisions of Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman and Outlaw Stocks. The final race date of the 2016 season was sponsored by Spirit Auto Center and in spite of the unseasonable cold temperatures, the racing action was HOT - leaving the fans with some great memories to recall during the…

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GODOWN & HENRY OPEN WILD CARD WEEKEND WITH WINS

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GODOWN & HENRY OPEN WILD CARD WEEKEND WITH WINS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway - Photos By: Pete MacDonald & George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com Ryan Godown and TJ Henry set the pace in their respective divisions as the Bridgeport Speedway presented the first of two nights of racing to conclude their 2016 racing season. Friday night's event was sponsored by Colonial Pipeline 8-1-1 Dig Safely and fans were treated to Colonial's heated tent where they received several giveaways and free hot dogs before the start of the racing events. Godown, winner of two 358 Small Block Modified track championships during the…

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WOLFE AND GRASSO EARN VICTORIES, MICHAEL WINS MILLER MEMORIAL AT BRIDGEPORT

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad”] WOLFE AND GRASSO EARN VICTORIES, MICHAEL WINS MILLER MEMORIAL AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Two days of wheel to wheel sprint car excitement came to an end as Lucas Wolfe drove to his first ever win on the 5/8 mile Bridgeport Speedway when he drove to the win in the second day of competition in Bridgeport's URC Big Track Classic on Saturday. Brandon Grosso earned a $1,250 payday by winning the 25 lap Crate/Sportsman Feature event. The two day event was sponsored by Michalski Heating and Air. Unlike Friday night's event…

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BRIDGEPORT PREPARES FOR WILD CARD WEEKEND

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad”] BRIDGEPORT PREPARES FOR WILD CARD WEEKEND Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will complete the 2016 season with the running of the Wild Card Weekend with support from season sponsors, Colonial Pipeline with their 8-1-1 Call Before You Dig campaign and Spirit Auto Center. Colonial Pipeline will take center stage on Friday night at the 358 Small Block Modifieds and PennCo Tech Outlaw Stocks take to the 5/8th mile track. With $3,000 to win up for grabs in the small block modifieds, a full field of competitors is expected. 2016 Bridgeport…

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811 DIG SAFELY POKER SERIES ON TAP FOR BRIDGEPORT’S FINAL WEEKEND

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad”] 811 DIG SAFELY POKER SERIES ON TAP FOR BRIDGEPORT'S FINAL WEEKEND Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Colonial Pipeline's 811 Dig Safely Poker Series will wrap up the 2016 schedule at the Bridgeport Speedway on Friday and Saturday, November 11th and 12th. The Poker Series has become one of the most popular events during the course of the racing season since it was introduced to the Logan Township speed plant during the 2012 season by the late, Doug Hoffman. Drivers earn the cards for the Poker hands based upon their finish in a series…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PRESENTS FIRST URC/360 SPRINTS BIG TRACK CLASSIC

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  BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY PRESENTS FIRST URC/360 SPRINTS BIG TRACK CLASSIC Story By: Kolby Ramey/Bridgeport Speedway - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway is preparing for its first United Racing Club/360 Sprints Big Track Classic coming to the Logan Township speed plant on Friday and Saturday, November 4th and 5th honoring the late, great competitor and URC official, Midge Miller for the First Annual Midge Miller Memorial. Racing will get underway at 7:30pm on Friday night with the winged 360 machines take to the track for qualifying before competing in a twenty-five lap main event that will pay $2,000 to…

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2016 Short Track Super Series Schedule Released

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] 2016 Short Track Super Series Schedule Released The 2016 Short Track Super Series Fueled by VP has released their tentative 2016 schedule. The series will once again be split into a North and a South Region for 2016. Stewart Friesen and Ryan Watt picked up the 2015 season crowns individually. The first 'South' race will be March 12th at the Georgetown Speedway with the Melvin Joseph Memorial paying $4,900 to win. The first 'North' race will be held on April 2nd at the Orange County Fair Speedway for the 3rd Annual Hard Clay Open. 2016 Short Track Super…

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HORTON SET TO RECEIVE LION’S SHARE OF MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFELY SERIES POINT FUND

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] HORTON SET TO RECEIVE LION’S SHARE OF MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFELY SERIES POINT FUND Sicklerville, NJ (November 23, 2015) – Jimmy Horton, the Modified 811 Dig Safely Series champion, will receive the lion’s share of the point fund. The five race series was contested on Bridgeport Speedway’s quarter mile during the 2015 season and was open to any type of dirt Modified Stock Car. With back-to-back wins in the final two races, Horton amassed 276 points to claim the title. For his effort, Horton will be rewarded with $1,014. Second place went to Richie Pratt, Jr. The second…

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WATT CLOSES OUT BRIDGEPORT SEASON WITH BIG WIN; Williams, Kressley and Wills, Jr. Collect Poker Series Titles

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] WATT CLOSES OUT BRIDGEPORT SEASON WITH BIG WIN Williams, Kressley and Wills, Jr. Collect Poker Series Titles Ryan Watt picked up his fourth win of the season with his win in the Gone but Not Forgotten Big Block Modified Feature event to close out the 2015 season at the Bridgeport Speedway. Bobby Lileck picked up his first win of the season in the Stewart Stainless Crate Sportsman feature event while Jeramy Doerr earned his eighth win of the season in the John Blewett III Poker Series finale for the Outlaw Stocks. The Wildcard Weekend wrapped up the competition…

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PAUCH CHARGES TO BRIDGEPORT SMALL BLOCK MODIFIED WIN

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] PAUCH CHARGES TO BRIDGEPORT SMALL BLOCK MODIFIED WIN Billy Pauch charged to the feature win in the 358 Small Block Modified feature event in the Bridgeport Speedway's Wild Card Weekend. It was Pauch's sixteenth career win in Bridgeport Speedway small block modified competition - a track where he sits third on the Big Block Modified All Time Feature Winners List with fifty-eight victories. "I thought Wade (Hendrickson) had it won," Pauch commented. "I don't know what happened to him. With a couple of laps to go , I thought the hell with it - we came here to…

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WILLIAMS PLAYS CARDS RIGHT TO WIN POKER SERIES FINALE

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] WILLIAMS PLAYS CARDS RIGHT TO WIN POKER SERIES FINALE Pittsgrove, NJ's Neal Williams didn't even know how to play poker 10 days before the 2015 Poker Series Finale at the Bridgeport Speedway, but heading into the final event with two Queens and a car that has gotten better as the season has gone on Williams knew his chances would be good. With a third place finish on Saturday netting him a third Queen in the series Williams would pick up the series crown worth $2,500. "This car has really come alive lately, we've been experimenting with shock combos…

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IT’S ACES FOR LAUBACH, JONES AND FREES IN BRIDGEPORT POKER SERIES ACTION

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] IT'S ACES FOR LAUBACH, JONES AND FREES IN BRIDGEPORT POKER SERIES ACTION Rick Laubach, CJ Jones and Ron Frees capitalized on an opportunity when they picked up Aces as the result of their feature wins in the Bridgeport Speedway's Bonus Hand for the 2015 Poker Series. For 2012 Bridgeport Champion, Rick Laubach the win in the thirty lap Spirit Auto Centers Big Block Modified event was his sixth win of the 2015 season on the 5/8 mile track but this win came behind the wheel of Glenn Hyneman's No. 126. It was Laubach's first outing in Hyneman's Big…

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MIKE ILES TAKES THE $10,000 FIRST PLACE PRIZE AT THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] MIKE ILES TAKES THE $10,000 FIRST PLACE PRIZE AT THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (November 1, 2015) – Mike Iles won the 40-lap Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship on Bridgeport Speedway’s quarter mile dirt oval. The victory was worth $10,000. At the start of the feature event, Rocco Infante grabbed the lead with Mike Iles and Billy Pauch, Jr in his tracks. Pauch slipped by Iles on the second circuit just before the first of three cautions took place for a multi-car tangle. When…

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POKER SERIES BONUS HAND & ROMP IN THE SWAMP HEADLINE BRIDGEPORT ACTION

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] POKER SERIES BONUS HAND & ROMP IN THE SWAMP HEADLINE BRIDGEPORT ACTION Racing action returns to the 5/8 mile Bridgeport Speedway this weekend with two full nights of racing action! On Friday night, the Poker Series Bonus Hand takes the green flag with the Spirit Auto Centers Big Block Modifieds, Steward Stainless Crate/Sportsman and PennCo Tech Outlaw Stocks taking the first green flag at7:30pm. Competitors will have the opportunity to pick up a bonus card that can only help their hands for the Poker Series competition. While winless so far in the Poker Series competition this season, Duane…

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HARTMAN AND REINHARDT TOP THOMAS MEMORIAL RACES

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] BILL THOMAS MEMORIAL WEEKEND – SUNDAY HARTMAN AND REINHARDT TOP THOMAS MEMORIAL RACES; DILLON STEUER IS “KING OF THE SLING” Over 100 race cars packed the pits for the final day of the Bill Thomas Memorial Weekend. Jay Hartman was the big winner in the 40-lap wingless 600cc Micro Sprint feature while Tyler Reinhardt added a win in the 30-lap 270cc Micro Sprint feature to his season total. Dillon Steuer was named “King of the Sling” with his win in the 40-lap Slingshot feature and Lee Allen ended the night with a win in the 40-lap Eight Cylinder…

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THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP IS SET TO TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP IS SET TO TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (October 25, 2015) – Since Motorsports 2015 in January at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, drivers and fans have been discussing the $10,000 to win Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship. On Saturday, October 31, this highly anticipated event is set to take place on the quarter mile dirt oval at Bridgeport Speedway. This race is open to any type of dirt Modified stock car and will have a…

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BILL THOMAS NATIONAL WEEKEND AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] BILL THOMAS NATIONAL WEEKEND AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY The Bridgeport Speedway will host three days of racing on the quarter mile speedway for the annual Bill Thomas National Weekend. Bill Thomas was an integral part of quarter mile racing at the Bridgeport Speedway prior to his untimely death during the 2010 season. Thomas maintained the web site, wrote press releases, sought sponsorships and provided many other means of support to the Micro Sprint divisions. This is the fifth year that the Bill Thomas Nationals have been presented in his honor. Racing action gets underway on Friday evening with wingless…

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SEVERAL BONUS AWARDS TO BE HANDED OUT AT THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP ONSATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] SEVERAL BONUS AWARDS TO BE HANDED OUT AT THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP ONSATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (October 14, 2015) – Several bonus awards are set to be awarded at the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship on Saturday, October 31 at Bridgeport Speedway. The Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship will take place on Bridgeport Speedway’s inner oval. The winner of the 40-lap feature will go home with $10,000. This special event is open to any type of dirt Modified stock car.…

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A TRICK OR TREAT SESSION TO TAKE PLACE AT THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] A TRICK OR TREAT SESSION TO TAKE PLACE AT THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (October 7, 2015) – Prior to the racing action on the track, a trick or treat session will take place at the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship at Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday, October 31. All are invited to participate in this special trick or treat which will take place in the quarter mile pit area located just to the right of the main grandstand entrance. The…

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WITH A NEW NON-CONFLICTING DATE AVAILABLE, THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP SHIFTS TO SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] WITH A NEW NON-CONFLICTING DATE AVAILABLE, THE ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP SHIFTS TOSATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 Sicklerville, NJ (September 29, 2015) – With a new non-conflicting date available, the Bridgeport Speedway management team, Colonial Pipeline and Wiz Motorsports Communications have jointly agreed to move the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship from Saturday, November 7 to Saturday, October 31. The shift was made possible as New Egypt Speedway has decided to cancel their Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend which was set to take place on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31. This…

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A $10,000 PAYDAY AWAITS THE VICTOR OF BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY’S ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] A $10,000 PAYDAY AWAITS THE VICTOR OF BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY’S ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP Sicklerville, NJ (September 21, 2015) – A $10,000 payday awaits the winner of Bridgeport Speedway’s Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship on Saturday, September 26. This event for any type of dirt Modified stock car is set to take place on the quarter mile oval. A very diverse field of racers is anticipated to be on hand. Scott Ambruster, Tom Carberry Sr., Jeff Heotzler, Brett Kressley, Sam Martz, Ernie Miles and Joe Nappi are just a few…

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BRIDGEPORT QUARTER MILE IS CENTER STAGE THIS WEEKEND

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] BRIDGEPORT QUARTER MILE IS CENTER STAGE THIS WEEKEND      The 2015 Bridgeport Champions will be crowned on the quarter mile track when the checkered flag waves this Friday night.       While several more dates remain on the 2015 schedule for the 260cc and 600cc Micro Sprints as well as the 6 and 8 Cylinder Enduro cars, this Friday night's races will be the final in the 2015 Championship.      Going into the final night of points, Tyler Reinhardt leads the 270 Micro field with 1052 points and six victories.  Reinhardt leads second place, Sean Husser by 72 points.  John Blanda, Colin Bustard and Billy…

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Jimmy Blewett “Going Home,” Switching Surfaces for 2016.

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Jimmy Blewett "Going Home,"  Switching Surfaces for 2016. Showtime Jimmy Blewett revealed to Racers Guide last week that he had intended to return to his roots and return to the rough and tumble world of asphalt modified racing. "I'm not going to run full time. Just a few tour shows and the same deal I've been running at Wall, here and there.  It  was beginning to become too much. I really enjoy spending time with my kids and every second I'm out in that garage it takes away from them," said Blewett. Blewett who debuted on dirt in…

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FANS ATTENDING BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY’S ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP CAN ENJOY FREE FOOD FROM COLONIAL PIPELINE

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] FANS ATTENDING BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY’S ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP CAN ENJOY FREE FOOD FROM COLONIAL PIPELINE Sicklerville, NJ (September 16, 2015) – When fans enter the gates at Bridgeport Speedway for the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship on Saturday, September 26, they will be greeted by a Colonial Pipeline display where hot dogs will be served at no charge. All spectators will receive the free food after completing a brief survey about the 811 system. 811 is the federally designated phone number that helps homeowners and professionals avoid buried utilities…

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DRIVERS MAKING PLANS FOR $10,000 TO WIN ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] DRIVERS MAKING PLANS FOR $10,000 TO WIN ROMP IN THE SWAMP CALL BEFORE YOU DIG CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (September 9, 2015) – As the date of Saturday, September 26 draws near, a very diverse field of drivers are making plans to attend the Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship at Bridgeport Speedway. The 40-lap feature taking place on the quarter mile track will award the winner a first place prize of $10,000. Bob Drayton was the first driver to enter the race and was followed by Frank Holmes. Jimmy Horton, the 2015…

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LAUBACH RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT VICTORY LANE

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Upcoming Events Friday, September 11, 2015 – No Racing Saturday, September 12, 2015 – No Racing Sunday, September 13, 2015 - Poker Series Hand #5 - 270cc & 600cc Micro Sprints, Slingshots, 4 Cylinder Enduros & Stage 1 Modifieds - Racing at5:30pm Friday, September 18, 2015 -  Final Night of Points on the Quarter Mile - 270cc & 600cc Micro Sprints, 4 & 8 Cylinder Endruos, Racing at 8pm Saturday, September 19, 2015 - No Racing Friday, September 25, 2015 - FINAL NIGHT of POINTS - Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman & Outlaw Stocks - Racing at 7:30 Saturday, September 26, 2015 - ROMP IN THE SWAMP - $10,000 to Win, Open Modifieds on the Quarter Mile…

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NARDELLI TAKES HIS TENTH CHECKERED FLAG OF THE YEAR AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Sicklerville, NJ (September 8, 2015) –Lee Nardelli took his tenth checkered flag of the year by winning the wingless 600cc Micro-Sprint feature at Bridgeport Speedway on Friday, September 4. The driver from Bridgeton, NJ kicked off his night of racing by capturing his eight-lap qualifying race. Starting in eighth place in the 20-lap feature, Nardelli quickly moved towards the front. With seven circuits completed, Nardelli was in second place and chasing Bill Thomas for the top running position. On lap 11, Nardelli worked his way by Thomas to gain the lead. Nardelli would lead the remainder of the…

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region Standings

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region Standings Position Car No. Driver Bridgeport Big Diamond NES Delaware Georgetown Total 1 14W Ryan Watt 85 72 85 60 135 437 2 55 Anthony Perrego 62 85 90 54 125 416 3 71 David Van Horn Jr. 95 58 72 100 77 402 4 91/7 Rick Laubach 100 100 42 50 108 400 5 18 Jr. Billy Pauch Jr. 72 76 80 45 74 347 6 14s Craig Von Dohren 90 42 56 90 60 338 7 30 Jamie Mills 68 80 44 76 68 336…

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NARDELLI INCHES CLOSER TO THE WINGLESS 600CC MICRO-SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY BY WINNING HIS NINTH FEATURE OF THE YEAR

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Sicklerville, NJ (August 31, 2015) –Lee Nardelli inched closer to the wingless 600cc Micro-Sprint championship at Bridgeport Speedway by winning his ninth feature of the year on Friday, August 28. Before the 20-lap main event, Nardelli won his heat race after starting on the pole. The Bridgeton, NJ driver started the feature contest in tenth place. As the race began, Nardelli was quickly on the move towards the front. With seven laps completed, he was in second place and trailing only Rob Vivona. On the next circuit, he took the lead from Vivona. From there, Nardelli would lead…

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MARTZ, BRITT & TANNER TOP SATURDAY NIGHT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ACTION

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] MARTZ, BRITT & TANNER TOP SATURDAY NIGHT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY ACTION Wagner Clinches Poker Series Title      Sam Martz held off the persistent attempts of Jamie Mills in the final laps of the Spirit Auto Centers Big Block Modified Feature event to pick up his second win of the 2015 season in exciting fashion.  Jim Britt was the class of the Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman division, picking up his fifth win of the year while Tim Tanner won his second race of the year in the final hand of the Bethman Auto Center/Bruce's Speed Shop/Thayer Performance Poker Series for the Hilborn TriState…

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CHECKERED FLAGS FOR DREVICKI, NARDELLI, REINHARDT AND WOLF

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CHECKERED FLAGS FOR DREVICKI, NARDELLI, REINHARDT AND WOLF Steven Drevicki, Lee Nardelli, Tyler Reinhardt and Tom Wolf all graced Victory Lane at Bridgeport Speedway on Friday night. Drevicki won for the first time with the visiting ARDC Midgets while Nardelli and Reinhardt added to their already impressive win totals. Wolf scored his first win in the Eight Cylinder Enduro series. Current point leader for ARDC, Steven Drevicki won his first feature of 2015. Tommy Kunsman led the opening laps of the feature ahead of Shawn Jackson, Brett Wanner and P.J. Gargiulo. Drevicki moved into second on lap four…

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Friesen eyes 2nd straight Super DIRTcar Series win

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Friesen eyes 2nd straight Super DIRTcar Series win Ransomville hosts Alex Friesen Summer Nationals 100 Sept. 2 RANSOMVILLE, N.Y. – August 30, 2015 – Stewart Friesen, recently crowned Mr. Dirt Track USA after a $17,500 victory at Lebanon Valley Speedway, goes for his third Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified win of the season and the 15th of his career, Wednesday, September 2 at Ransomville Speedway. The Alex Friesen Summer Nationals 100, which Friesen has won twice, is presented by Coors Light and FindItQuick.com. Originally rained out on August 4, it has a posted purse, with contingencies, in excess…

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NARDELLI WINS HIS EIGHTH FEATURE OF THE YEAR AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] NARDELLI WINS HIS EIGHTH FEATURE OF THE YEAR AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (August 25, 2015) – At Bridgeport Speedway’s Poker Series race on Sunday, August 23, Lee Nardelli won his eighth wingless 600cc Micro-Sprint feature of the year. The night of racing started off on a good note as Nardelli finished second in his heat race. Even though he finished in the runner-up position, the Bridgeton, NJ driver adjusted his car for the extra distance 25-lap feature. “I made quite a few changes,” stated Nardelli. Coming from third place on the starting grid, Nardelli quickly moved into…

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FOURTH CARD DEALT IN POKER SERIES; ACES FOR NARDELLI, HENDERSHOT & KREIS

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Upcoming Events Friday, August 28, 2015 - ARDC Midgets plus 270cc & 600cc Micro Sprints and 8 Cylinder Enduros - Racing at 8pm Saturday, August 29, 2015 - Quarter Midget Night - Plus Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman and TSRS Sprint Cars - Racing at 7pm Friday, September 4, 2015 – TSRS 305 Sprints (on 5/8th mile). 270cc & 600cc Micro Sprints and Four Cylinder Enduros – Racing at 8pm Saturday, September 5, 2015 – BIKE NIGHT – Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman, Outlaw Stock Twin-12’s – Racing at 7pm FOURTH CARD DEALT IN POKER SERIES; ACES FOR NARDELLI, HENDERSHOT…

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