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Hearn Starts Lebanon Valley Title Defense With Victory

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Brett Hearn Starts Lebanon Valley Title Defense With Victory Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Saturday night saw Lebanon Valley Speedway open up the year with some exciting on-track action in chilly temperatures. For Brett Hearn, the task was simply to pick up from where he left off in 2017. By virtue of winning his heat race, Andy Bachetti started from the pole while Hearn was fourth. In a matter of a couple of laps, Hearn was already up to second and pressing for the lead. Further back, Kenny Tremont Jr. was moving forward from the…

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FRIESEN SCORES HIS THIRD CAREER “ICE JAM” WIN AT FONDA WORTH $5,500

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FRIESEN SCORES HIS THIRD CAREER “ICE JAM” WIN AT FONDA WORTH $5,500 Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – Stewart Friesen has been successful in winning big money dirt track racing events in recent weeks starting with the Bruce Rogers Memorial event at Grandview worth $7,500 followed by the Battle of the Bay at Georgetown worth $6,111. Now he can add to that list the “Ice Jam” at the Fonda Speedway which he won on Saturday evening worth $5,500 for the win. Friesen started on the pole after winning heat race number one and…

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Super DIRTcar Series And Empire Super Sprints Highlight Fulton Speedway Highbank Holdup Weekend

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Modified Super DIRTcar Series And Empire Super Sprints Highlight Fulton Speedway Highbank Holdup Weekend April 27-28 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide FULTON, NY – In less than a week the Fulton Speedway will roar back to life with one of the “Must See” events of 2018 with the “Highbank Holdup” weekend on Friday & Saturday, April 27-28. Friday, April 27 the winged warriors of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will unleash their methanol breathing beasts on the ‘Highbanks’ when some of the best 360 Sprint Car racers in the Northeast will be…

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32 Supermodifieds and 29 Small Blocks Pre-Registered ahead of Oswego’s 68th Season

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32 Supermodifieds and 29 Small Blocks Pre-Registered ahead of Oswego’s 68th Season Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (April 19, 2018) - It seems the excitement level heading into Oswego Speedway’s 68th season of racing is much higher than in recent years and rightfully so as now 32 Novelis Supermodifieds and 29 Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supers have pre-registered for action ahead of the track’s season opener on Saturday, May 26. Bitten by the car count bug in recent years and last season in particular as several of the track’s Supermodified frequent fliers such as…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA POSTPONES OPENER TO APRIL 24

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ALBANY-SARATOGA POSTPONES OPENER TO APRIL 24 Weather Forecast & Wet Grounds Causes Delay Story By: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (April 19, 2018) – Albany-Saratoga Speedway’s opening night has fallen victim to the cold, snow and rain that has plagued the area in recent days. The opening night of racing will now be Tuesday, April 24 with grandstand gates opening at 5 p.m. and the pit area opening at 3 p.m. “I hate having to make this call but with a forecast of daytime temperatures in the low 40’s and nighttime in the low 30’s it…

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Page Trucking Joins All-Star Partner Lineup for Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame Weekend in July

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Page Trucking Joins All-Star Partner Lineup for Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame Weekend in July Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 19, 2018) – The all-new Hall of Fame Weekend at Weedsport Speedway on July 28-29 is quickly making headlines as the blockbuster event of the summer in Central New York motorsports circles and now the weekend has a new partner in Page Trucking. Two full nights of racing will include the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Hall of Fame 100 presented by Beam Mack Sales & Service and Page…

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Fulton Speedway Test & Tune Moved To Tuesday, April 24

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Fulton Speedway Test & Tune Moved To Tuesday, April 24; Highbank Holdup Weekend April 27-28 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Matthew Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Between all the winter melting snow, and unusually wet start to spring, Fulton Speedway officials have decided to move Saturday, April 21 Test & Tune until Tuesday, April 24. Gates will open at 4:30 pm with cars hitting the speedway at 5:30 pm. Practice is open to any car that runs on dirt. Pit is $20 with the main grandstand free for the fans. Just three days after the Test & Tune the…

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OPENING DAY HISTORY AT THE “TRACK OF CHAMPIONS” FONDA SPEEDWAY

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OPENING DAY HISTORY AT THE “TRACK OF CHAMPIONS” FONDA SPEEDWAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – When the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway opens its gates for the 2018 season opener on Saturday, April 21 another chapter will be started in the history books of the Montgomery County Fairgrounds facility. The 65th consecutive season of racing at the historic facility begins at 4:00 p.m. with the annual 50-lap Ice Jam event for the modifieds paying $5,500 to win. All other regular divisions will also be in action as points will also begin in all…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA “BRING IT!” OPENER JUST DAYS AWAY

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ALBANY-SARATOGA “BRING IT!” OPENER JUST DAYS AWAY Invaders Expected Include Decker, Friesen, Fuller, McLaughlin and Phelps Story By: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (April 14, 2018) – The 2018 season will begin on Friday, April 20, for “The Great Race Place” and while there are many who are anxious none are more so than promoter Lyle DeVore. It is also a highly anticipated day for Albany-Saratoga Speedway fans. The opening night 44-lap main event, paying $7,500 to win, is being sponsored by long-time supporters Bart Contracting (Copake, NY) and Schaghticoke Wine & Spirits (Schaghticoke, NY) and…

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Brewerton And Fulton Speedways’ Welcomes Back Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux For The 2018 Racing Season

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Brewerton And Fulton Speedways’ Welcomes Back Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux For The 2018 Racing Season Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The management of the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways is pleased to announce Big Block Modified racer Billy Whittaker and his Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux, located just minutes north of the Brewerton Speedway on Rt. 11, will continue their major support of both tracks during the 2018 racing season. From the official pace car, to the title sponsor of the Fulton Speedway RUSH Late Models, plus some of the most…

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Ace Village Hardware Partners with Weedsport Speedway in 2018

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Ace Village Hardware Partners with Weedsport Speedway in 2018 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 10, 2018) – Ace Village Hardware has partnered with Weedsport Speedway for the upcoming 2018 racing season. Ace Village Hardware has long been a proud member of the thriving Baldwinsville, Fayetteville and Weedsport business communities. Thanks to their loyal customers, convenient and accessible downtown locations and their commitment to providing friendly and professional customer service, Ace Village Hardware has been able to create a store as unique as the community which supports it. Along with your every hardware need,…

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McDonald’s ® Restaurants Returns To Brewerton & Fulton Speedways’ In 2018

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McDonald’s ® Restaurants Returns To Brewerton & Fulton Speedways’ In 2018 Fast Food Chain Signs On Again With Both Speedways’ As Major Marketing Partner Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways BALDWINSVILLE, NY – – The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways are proud to announce that McDonald’s® Restaurants has renewed its major partnership at both Speedways for the exciting 2018 racing season. McDonald’s® Restaurants will be the presenting sponsor at the Brewerton Speedway on Friday, July 13 for a Four-Star racing program plus the popular Fan Fest. The following night, July 14, McDonald’s® will be one of the presenting sponsors on…

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EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR OPENING DAY 2018 AT THE “TRACK OF CHAMPIONS” FONDA SPEEDWAY

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EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR OPENING DAY 2018 AT THE “TRACK OF CHAMPIONS” FONDA SPEEDWAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – So what does opening day at the local race track mean to you? To me as a child it meant sitting on the top row of the turn four bleachers watching the race cars come into the fairgrounds on their open trailers, new paint schemes making it hard at times to figure out just who the drivers were. Now with the use of enclosed trailers it makes it even harder to identify cars…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA FORCED TO CANCEL OPEN INSPECTION

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ALBANY-SARATOGA FORCED TO CANCEL OPEN INSPECTION Inspection and Practice Now Scheduled for Friday, April 13 Story Bu: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (April 6, 2018) -   It may be Spring according to the calendar but with rain, snow, and night time freezing temperatures throughout the past week and predicted for the weekend, promoter Lyle DeVore has been forced to cancel the “Open Inspection Day” at Albany-Saratoga that was on the schedule for Sunday, April 8. “We are very disappointed to make this call,” said DeVore. “With the bad weather throughout the week and the forecast…

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Speedway Showcase Returns to Weedsport Speedway for Two Exciting Events

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Speedway Showcase Returns to Weedsport Speedway for Two Exciting Events Story By: Dan Kapuscinksi/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 6, 2018) – In another exciting announcement for Weedsport Speedway, two of the most highly-anticipated events of the season have been added to the television lineup for 2018. Speedway Showcase, which debuted in 2017 with three Sportsman Series events from Weedsport Speedway, has moved to broadcast television for 2018 and will kick off the year at “The Port”. The season-opening “Icebreaker 50” Big Block Modified event presented by WACK 1420 AM on May 20 will be the first…

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THUNDER MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY ISSUES 600 MODIFIED STATEMENT

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THUNDER MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY ISSUES 600 MODIFIED STATEMENT Story By: Sara Spoonhower/Thunder Mountain Speedway Photos By: Mojo Photos CENTER LISLE, NY - Thunder Mountain Speedway will continue to run the 600 Modified division weekly in 2018. During the past two seasons, the Spoonhower family has elected to pay a point fund directly to its drivers, rather than send the money to Doug Borger. This has been the speedway’s policy to reward the loyal competitors who support the speedway on a weekly basis rather than filtering the money through a third-party. During past tour events, speedway management paid the XCel organization up…

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E&V Energy Returns As The Title Sponsor Of The Fulton Speedway Novice Sportsman Division

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E&V Energy Returns As The Title Sponsor Of The Fulton Speedway Novice Sportsman Division Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – E&V Energy will once again be the title sponsor of the Novice Sportsman division at the Fulton speedway in 2018. In 2017 the E&V Energy Novice Sportsman not only provided tight and close racing, the class grew to the point in car counts where the majority of the season two features were run to give the racers experience and laps on the speedway. Some of the fast SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman racers saw their…

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Days Inn Brewerton And Comfort Suites Cicero Return As Official Hotels Of The Brewerton Speedway

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Days Inn Brewerton And Comfort Suites Cicero Return As Official Hotels Of The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – The Brewerton Speedway is proud to announce that the Days Inn Brewerton and Comfort Suites Cicero return as the official hotels of the Brewerton Speedway for the fourth straight year. When looking for a place to stay for racing in central New York, look no further. The newly renovated Days Inn is located right off Route 81 (Exit 31) at 5552 Bartel Road just minutes from the speedway. Find everything…

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‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway Postponed To Tuesday, May 8

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‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway Postponed To Tuesday, May 8 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – A wintry weather forecast lasting into April has forced the postponement of the fifth annual ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway scheduled for Sunday, April 8. The speedway and Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco jointly announced a new date of Tuesday, May 8. Cold temperatures, saturated grounds and a prediction of more snow, sleet and rain prompted the move. The ‘Hard Clay Open’ moves in its entirety to the…

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairgrounds Named the Official Hotel of Weedsport Speedway

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairgrounds Named the Official Hotel of Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 5, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway officials are proud to announce the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairgrounds as the official hotel of The Port in 2018. Located at 6946 Winchell Road in Warners, New York on the Westside of Syracuse, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairgrounds is known for its great customer service and quiet location. Conveniently located only five minutes from I-90, with an even quicker access to I-690, makes commuting in and…

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Burdick’s RV Center Is The Official RV Dealer Of The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways

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Burdick’s RV Center Is The Official RV Dealer Of The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY - Racing and camping go hand and hand. You have to look no further than the parking areas at Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway on race weekends with families enjoying the fun of camping with other race fans and high-speed racing thrills. The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways are happy to announce a partnership with Burdick’s RV Center Located at 8560 Brewerton Rd. in Cicero, NY, as the official RV sales and service center…

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Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Joins MAVTV Broadcast of Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame 100

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Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Joins MAVTV Broadcast of Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame 100 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By:Mark Ranalletta & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (April 3, 2018) – Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux is set to be a part of the broadcast of the Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame 100 at Weedsport Speedway, which will be run as a part of Hall of Fame Weekend on Saturday, July 28. The Hall of Fame 100, presented by Beam Mack Sales & Service, will be one of six national television broadcasts from Weedsport Speedway in 2018 with…

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DEMITRASZEK ENTERPRISES HONORS 2017 CHAMPIONS AT THE FONDA SPEEDWAY AWARDS BANQUET

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DEMITRASZEK ENTERPRISES HONORS 2017 CHAMPIONS AT THE FONDA SPEEDWAY AWARDS BANQUET Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Rotterdam, NY – The management of the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway put a period on the 2017 racing season at Mallozzi’s Restaurant in Rotterdam, NY on Saturday evening with the annual awards banquet honoring the track champions in their respective divisions and other members of the Fonda Speedway staff as well. “Thank you all for coming tonight as we celebrate with the champions and all of the people that raced with us all year in 2017,” Fonda…

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APRIL 21 OCFS OPENER MARKS 69 CONSECUTIVE YEARS OF WEEKLY STOCK CAR RACING

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APRIL 21 ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY OPENER MARKS 69 CONSECUTIVE YEARS OF WEEKLY STOCK CAR RACING Story By: John Snyder/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (April 2)……..The winning driver in the Modified feature on Opening Night of weekly racing at Orange County Fair Speedway will continue a tradition that first began in 1950. While automobile racing traces its Orange County roots back 100 years to 1919, weekly stock car racing---the precursors of today’s Modifieds---began on April 16, 1950 and has continued uninterrupted since that memorable date. The first weekly racing program was held on a…

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A-Verdi Storage Containers Continues Their Support Of The Brewerton & Fulton Speedways’ in 2018

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A-Verdi Storage Containers Continues Their Support Of The Brewerton & Fulton Speedways’ in 2018 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY - A-Verdi Storage Containers & Offices will return as a major marketing partner at the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway for the rapidly approaching 2018 racing season. A-Verdi Storage Containers & Offices will be the presenting sponsors on one of the must-see events of the summer at the Brewerton Speedway on Friday, July 6th. On the race card will be the ‘winged warriors’ of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints-Donath Motorworx Speedweek. The…

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Burdick Ford To Have Major Presence At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways’ In 2018

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Burdick Ford To Have Major Presence At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways’ In 2018 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The management of the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways’ are proud to welcome Burdick Ford located at 3004 East Ave, Rt 49 in Central Square as a new major marketing partner for the 2018 racing season. Beyond having a presence at the tracks on race nights, Burdick Ford will also be very involved in the Fulton Speedway popular Jr. Fan Club. Each race night one lucky Jr. fan will have their name drawn…

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68TH SEASON OPENING RACE AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY HELD BACK ONE WEEK DUE TO OVERSATURATED GROUNDS

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68TH SEASON OPENING RACE AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY HELD BACK ONE WEEK DUE TO OVERSATURATED GROUNDS. PRACTICE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY 2 TO 5 P.M. Story By: Andy Harpell/FMP Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…Despite the best efforts by the staff at Five Mile Point Speedway the 68th consecutive season opener has been postponed due to oversaturated grounds. The season opener will now be held next Sunday, April 8th. An open practice will still be held this Saturday, March 31st for the race teams between 2 and 5 p.m. For spectators they can check out the practice with…

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Big Dog Country Partners with Weedsport Speedway to present All-Star Circuit of Champions

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Big Dog Country Partners with Weedsport Speedway to present All-Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprints on June 10 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (March 30, 2018) – Tony Stewart’s All-Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Car series will open the sprint car season at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, June 10 presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM. This season’s All-Star Circuit of Champions lineup features one of the best rosters in series history, as 20 total full-time competitors will chase the $50,000 season championship with 49-point events across eight states. Top returning competitors include…

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Weekly Contingency Partners Renew for 2018 Season at Oswego

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Weekly Contingency Partners Renew for 2018 Season at Oswego Speedway Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (March 23, 2018) - A handful of new and returning weekly contingency partners will return to Oswego Speedway in support of the 2018 ‘Road to the Championship’ events for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supers. Once again in 2018, Cam’s New York Pizzeria of Oswego, the track’s official pizzeria provider in the concession stands, will also provide a free large cheese pizza to all heat winners in both the Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS divisions…

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Iosue Racing Purchases Graham No. 11; Plans Full-Time Oswego Campaign in 2018

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Iosue Racing Purchases Graham No. 11; Plans Full-Time Oswego Campaign in 2018 Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Oswego Speedway OSWEGO, NY (March 29, 2018) - The excitement just keeps on coming ahead of Oswego Speedway’s 68th season of racing as another former Novelis Supermodified feature winner announced via Facebook last night that he will be returning to full-time competition this season. 2015 Supermodified Rookie of the Year Aric Iosue hasn’t taken long to become a force a be reckoned with in Oswego’s premier division, driving to a breakout season just a year removed from his rookie effort which…

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The Road to a $12,500 SSTS North Region Championship Starts & Ends in Middletown

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The Road to a $12,500 Short Track Super Series North Region Championship Starts & Ends in Middletown, New York Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY – The road to a $12,500 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region championship starts and ends in Middletown, New York. On Sunday, April 8, the fifth annual ‘Hard Clay Open’ kick-starts the 10-race STSS Halmar International North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway. The STSS big-block/small-block Modified contingent descends on the five-eighths-mile Legendary House of Power with more than $30,000 in…

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Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England to Present the World of Outlaws At Weedsport

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Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England to Present the World of Outlaws Empire State Challenge on July 29 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (March 28, 2018) – After a year’s absence due to two separate rainouts at Weedsport Speedway, the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to The Port on Sunday, July 29 for the Empire State Challenge presented by the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England. All of the cars and stars of the World of Outlaws tour including Donny Schatz, Sheldon Haudenschild, Brad Sweet, Shane Stewart, Jason Johnson,…

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Tickets for All Weedsport Speedway Events Go On Sale Friday, March 30

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Tickets for All Weedsport Speedway Events Go On Sale Friday, March 30 Story By: Dan Kapuscinksi/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (March 27, 2018) – Tickets for every Weedsport Speedway racing event in 2018 will be available online this Friday, March 30 beginning at 9 a.m. To pre-purchase tickets for the 2018 season simply visit www.weedsportspeedway.com on Friday at 9 a.m., then click the orange “Tickets” icon on the top right-hand side of the main page. From there, you will be able to purchase tickets for every event this season including the USAC National Sprint Car Series event…

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New and Returning Drivers and Sponsors Welcome To Albany Saratoga in 2018

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New and Returning Drivers and Sponsors Welcome in 2018 Story By: Don & JoAnn Davies/Albany Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (March 25, 2018) – Although snow may still be seen in some areas of the Capital District, at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway promoter Lyle DeVore is anxious to swing open the gates on the 2018 season. “We’ve cleared the snow from the track and have most of our ‘to do’ list done. We’re using the remaining couple of weeks to get everything in place for our April 8 open inspection and hoping our teams will take advantage…

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WEEKLY RACING AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY BEGINS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 21!

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WEEKLY RACING AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY BEGINS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 21! The Big-Block Modifieds headline the 69th consecutive season of weekly racing! Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (March 25)…….. On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the 69th consecutive season of weekly racing at Orange County Fair Speedway will find the first green flag waving at 6:30 pm. Headlining the program will be the 800-horsepower Big-Block Modifieds in a 30-lap feature race. They’ll be joined by the always exciting Sportsman, the Rookie Sportsman for novice drivers, and the unpredictable Street Stocks. Qualifying races will…

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BUSY OPENING DAY WEEK ON TAP FOR FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY

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BUSY OPENING DAY WEEK ON TAP FOR FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY. ON TRACK RACE TEAM TESTING THIS TUESDAY. 68TH CONSECUTIVE OPENING DAY RACE THIS SATURDAY. FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY A SOUTHERN TIER TRADITION FOR 68 YEARS! Story By: Andy Harpell/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…The staff at Five Mile Point Speedway is busy preparing for a huge opening day week. On Tuesday the speedway will host a testing and tuning session beginning at 5:30 p.m. Spectators are welcomed in to the grandstand free of charge with the donation of a non-perishable food item to benefit area…

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Rewards Plentiful for Short Track Super Series Modified Competitors At Sunday, April 8 Orange County ‘Hard Clay Open’

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Rewards Plentiful for Short Track Super Series Modified Competitors At Sunday, April 8 Orange County ‘Hard Clay Open’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Rewards will be plentiful for drivers competing in the ‘Hard Clay Open’ on Sunday, April 8 at Orange County Fair Speedway. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region event offers a lucrative, non-top-heavy pay structure for the STSS big-block/small-block Modified contingent. And the riches keep on growing. A field of 30 cars will take the green at the Legendary House…

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Hard Clay ‘Opens’ New Halmar International Era Sunday, April 8 At OCFS

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Countdown to Middletown: Hard Clay ‘Opens’ New Halmar International Era Sunday, April 8 At Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – After a huge kickoff to its southern region in Delaware, the ‘countdown to Middletown’ is underway for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. On Sunday, April 8, the STSS Halmar International North Region launches at the venerable Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., as the ‘Hard Clay Open’ celebrates its fifth anniversary. The ‘Hard Clay Open’ takes on special significance with the announcement that…

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Tickets Now on Sale for Weedport Speedway’s Ice Breaker 50 presented by WACK 1420AM

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Tickets Now on Sale for Weedport Speedway’s Ice Breaker 50 presented by WACK 1420AM Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (March 20, 2018) – The fastest cars and the biggest stars will open their 2018 season at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, May 20 with the Ice Breaker 50 presented by WACK 1420AM. Tickets are now on sale for the three division show which will feature the first of five stops for the DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as well as the Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series and the Hoosier Tire NY6A 600cc Micro Sprint tour. To…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA SCHEDULES INSPECTION & PRACTICE DATES

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ALBANY-SARATOGA SCHEDULES INSPECTION & PRACTICE DATES Story By: JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (March 19, 2018) -   Albany-Saratoga Speedway has scheduled two pre-season opening dates for racers to get a head start on the 2018 season. On Sunday, April 8, the track will host a Spring Swap Meet as well as a Track Tech and Safety Inspection with gates opening at noon that day. The Swap Meet is open to all to attend and provides a great opportunity for teams to sell and buy needed equipment and tools. There is a $25 vendor fee that…

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Weedsport’s Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame 100 to be Presented by Beam Mack Sales & Service

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Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame 100 to be Presented by Beam Mack Sales & Service Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (March 15, 2018) – The all-new Hall of Fame Weekend at Weedsport Speedway on July 28-29 will feature another stop from the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds on Saturday, July 28 for the $10,000 to win Hall of Fame 100 with all of the night’s action presented by Beam Mack Sales & Service. Central New York’s blockbuster summer weekend will see two nights of action with the SDS Big Blocks…

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Mooney’s Sports Bar & Grill Sponsors Pit Stop Contest

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Mooney’s Sports Bar & Grill Sponsors Pit Stop Contest Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway (BIG FLATS, NY) – One of the most popular local eateries of 2017 has joined Woodhull Raceway to present the track’s annual 3-Man Pit Stop Competition during this weekend’s Swarthout Recycling Woodhull Raceway Car Show. The Pit Stop Competition is slated for Saturday evening at 6:30PM in Center Court. The popular Arnot Mall restaurant opened their newest location at the mall in 2017 and has been a major hit to the local community. Known for their homemade mac and cheese, Mooney’s has found success with their…

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Hearn to Celebrate Another Lebanon Valley Championship

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Hearn to Celebrate Another Lebanon Valley Championship Story By: Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com New Lebanon, New York — According to Brett Hearn, the 2017 record setting season of the Hearn driven, no. 20 Madsen Motorsports / B.H. Racing Enterprises, Inc. Big Block Modified at Lebanon Valley Speedway can be attributed to three major factors—commitment, consistency and driver talent. “We always set out to win the championship when the season starts,” stated Brett Hearn. “We had bumps along the way everywhere in 2017 but amazingly, very few at the Valley.” Claiming his sixth consecutive track championship on the…

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Oswego Reveals Dates for 14th Annual Novelis Fan Can Chase

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Oswego Reveals Dates for 14th Annual Novelis Fan Can Chase Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (March 12, 2018) - As part of the continuation of the longstanding partnership between Oswego Speedway and the world’s leader in recycled aluminum, the Novelis ‘Fan Can Chase’ will return to the speedway with three dates in 2018. Throughout 2017, 116,000 cans were collected through three events, pushing the all-time can count at Oswego Speedway to over 1.4 million in a joint effort with Novelis and Scriba Bottle and Can. Jim Larkin repeated as champion last season and was…

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Lancaster Speedway Track President Earns Promoter of the Year Honors

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Lancaster Speedway Track President Earns Promoter of the Year Honors, again Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (March 12, 2018) - For the second time in as many years Tim Packman, Track President of WNY's own Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway, has earned Short Track Promoter of the Year honors. The honor for Packman came from Speed51.com, a nationally-recognized media outlet that covers grass roots racing. Voting was conducted during a two-week period through the Speed51 website. Packman was one of 20 nominees in the Promoter of the Year category. "This is great recognition for…

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Lighthouse Lanes SBS Series Opens Northeast Small Block Supermodified Season Two Months from Today

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Lighthouse Lanes SBS Series Opens Northeast Small Block Supermodified Season Two Months from Today Story By: Camden Proud/Small Block Supermodifieds Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (March 12, 2018) - Daylight savings time is back and that means that racing in the northeast is not very far away. Just two months from today, the Lighthouse Lanes SBS Series will open the 2018 Small Block Supermodified season at Evans Mills Speedway on Saturday, May 12. Following an impressive showing of 22 cars in the inaugural ‘Fall Brawl 50’ for the series at Evans Mills last season, Camden Proud, media director and…

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SUNY Canton To Continue Their Tradition Of Supporting The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways

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SUNY Canton To Continue Their Tradition Of Supporting The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways are happy and proud to announce SUNY Canton will continue their strong support at the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways in 2018, their tenth consecutive year as a major marketing partner. SUNY Canton will continue as the divisional sponsor of the popular DIRTcar Sportsman division at both Brewerton and Fulton. SUNY Canton also returns as the presenting sponsor for two of the biggest events in the Northeast: the 33rd…

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FONDA SPEEDWAY CAR SHOW OPENS THE 2018 RACING SEASON MARCH 16-18

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FONDA SPEEDWAY CAR SHOW OPENS THE 2018 RACING SEASON MARCH 16-18 – 2018 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY - With less than a week until move in day, excitement is building for the annual Fonda Speedway car show at the Via Port Rotterdam Mall on Friday through Sunday March 16-18. With what has become a tradition for area racers and fans it also signals that racing at the “Track of Champions” is right around the corner. 2018 will be the 65th consecutive season of racing at the historic Fonda Fairgrounds facility. A…

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JACK JOHNSON TRIBUTE EVENT AT FONDA TO OFFER GUARANTEED STARTING SPOT FOR SUPER DIRT WEEK 200

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JACK JOHNSON TRIBUTE EVENT AT FONDA TO OFFER GUARANTEED STARTING SPOT FOR THE MAIN EVENT AT NAPA AUTO PARTS SUPER DIRT WEEK 2018 AT OSWEGO Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – Guaranteed starting spots are hard to come by for any big racing events, if there are any even available. In 2018, DIRTcar announced this week that six Super DIRTcar Series events held this season will award guaranteed starting positions to the winners of those events in the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 200 to be held this October at the…

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Utica-Rome Speedway Releases 2018 Schedule

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Utica-Rome Speedway Releases 2018 Schedule; Chill Factor 50 Opener Set for Sunday, April, 22 Story By: John Tiff/Utica Rome Speedway Photos By: Jeff & Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY - With racing recently starting in Florida, preparations are now in full swing at Utica-Rome Speedway for the upcoming 2018 season. After the late season announcement last year that the weekly headline division, the DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, would be replaced the by the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds, interest has been high from both competitors and fans. The remainder of the weekly divisions will remain the same with the Broedel Energy DIRTcar Sportsman, Ted’s…

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