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Two-Day Discount Tickets Available for World of Outlaws, Super DIRTcar Series Double-Header at Weedsport May 21-22

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World of Outlaws And Super DIRTcar Series Go Back To Back at Weedsport May 21-22  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF   WEEDSPORT, NY -April 25, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway fans interested in attending both the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series ‘Empire State Challenge’ on Sunday, May 21 and ‘Big Block Monday’ presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM for the Super DIRTcar Series on Monday, May 22, can do so for a discount, as long as they purchase tickets by Monday, May 1. A 2-day adult general admission package is currently…

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Wolfe And Wight Take Utica Rome Speedway Opener Laurals

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LUCAS WOLFE USES LAST LAP PASS IN FINAL TWIN 20 LAP A-MAIN TO BECOME GLADIATOR WINNER, LARRY WIGHT TAKES OPENING NIGHT MODIFIED WIN Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY - April 24, 2017- Lucas Wolfe walked out of Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday night as the overall Gladiator Champion after a pair of hard fought 20 lap features.  Wolfe finished third in the first A-Main before an impressive slide job on the final lap to beat Chuck Hebing in the second feature to take the win.  The combined results put…

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WEEKLY RACING AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY NOW BEGINS WITH A BLOCKBUSTER EVENT!

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Five Racing Divisions Headed By The Big-Block Modifieds To See Action! On Saturday April 29th Press Release By: JOHN SNYDER / OCFS MEDIA Photos By: HARRY CELLA / RACERSGUIDE.COM MIDDLETOWN, NY -April 23, 2017 -With the originally scheduled opener postponed by inclement weather, Orange County Fair Speedway weekly racing season will now get underway on Saturday, April 29 with a full five-division card on the program. The 68th consecutive season of weekly racing at Orange County 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.…

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‘The Wild Child’ Rolls To Victory At Lebanon Valley Opener

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 Bachetti Outduels King For High Banks Checkers Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- April 24, 2017- Lebanon Valley Speedway kicked off the 2017 season with an action packed evening of racing opening night. With a not so favorible weather forecast  the schedule was sped up to avoid rain and the nights action ran quickly and was completed just after 9pm. By virtue of winning his heat race, Mike King started from pole. The action started very early when Mike Keeler spun on the first lap in turn 1.  Kyle Sheldon, Paul Gilardi and…

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Feels Like The First Time For Justin Boehler

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JUSTIN BOEHLER MAKES HISTORY IN THE ICE JAM EVENT AT FONDA Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONAD SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF KARABIN / FONDA SPEEDWAY PHOTO Fonda, NY –April 23, 2017- If you look on the Fonda Speedway website it states that the speedway is where “history is made on Saturday nights”. That could have never been truer than it was on Saturday evening as Justin Boehler collected his first career win in the modified division at the “Track of Champions”. When the racing program began Saturday evening there was a total of 126 different drivers who had won modified…

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Unscripted: Justin Boehler Takes Fonda Opener

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Boehler Cashes In on Friesen’s Misfortune; Holds Off Tim Fuller in Closing Laps for First-Ever Modified Win at Fonda Speedway Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY- April 23, 2017- As the incomparable Yogi Berra once stated; it ain’t over ‘til it’s over. At the drop of the green flag for the season-opening modified feature at the Fonda Speedway on Saturday night, it seemed as if nothing had changed. Stewart Friesen, a four-time modified track champion at the historic Montgomery County venue, shot to the lead and was racing in another zip code…

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Fulton Speedway Ready For The Holdup

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Fulton Speedway Test & Tune In The Books; Big Highbank Holdup Weekend April 28-29 Story By: DAVE MEDLER / FULTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY – April 23, 2017 - The sights, sounds and smells of a new race season filled the Fulton Speedway for the test and tune on Saturday afternoon. Over 60 race teams showed off their cars making sure a long winter of hard work paid off. Now all eyes turn to the 3rd annual ‘Highbank Holdup’ weekend on April 28-29. On Friday, April 28 Sam Reakes Snap-On franchise will present the…

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Zimbardi And Johnson Open Outlaw Speedway Season

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JARED ZIMBARDI AND ALAN JOHNSON VISIT VICTORY LANE AT THE OUTLAW SPEEDWAY SPRING NATIONALS Story By: PAUL SZMAL / OUTLAW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM DUNDEE, NY. -April 22, 2017- 130 cars jammed into the pit area at Outlaw Speedway Friday night for the Scorpion Security Products Spring Nationals, which also served as the Don Loucks Memorial race.  The track crew worked overtime to bring around the surface after the area was pummeled by up to 3 inches of rain the night before, which made for challenging track conditions for the racers. Jared Zimbardi and Jason Barney…

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Oswego Speedway to Adapt New Timed Warmup System in 2017

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Change of Course for Oswego Speedway’s Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS Divisions Press Release By: OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS BURGESS / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY - April 22, 2017 – The 2017 season is nearly upon us and with that comes a bit of a change of course for Oswego Speedway’s Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS divisions. For the first time, officials will adapt a new timed warmup system on regular race nights for both of the track’s weekly divisions. These ‘timed warmups’ will now set heat lineups each week for Supermodified and SBS competitors as well…

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FMP Southern Tier Modified Open On Tap For Saturday Night

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24th SOUTHERN TIER OPEN FOR MODIFIEDS THIS SATURDAY AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY.  40 LAPS - $2,000 TO WIN.  Story By: ANDREW HARPELL / FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MIKE JOHNSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY.- April 20, 2017- The 24th edition of the Southern Tier Open for Modifieds will take place this Saturday at Five Mile Point Speedway.  The 40 lap traditional event will pay $2,000 to the Modified race winner.  The Street Stocks also return to action for a big night of racing that gets underway at 6 p.m.  As always, children 12 years old and younger…

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All Systems Go For Accord Speedway Opener Friday April 21st

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ACCORD SPEEDWAY OPENS FOR THE 2017 SEASON Story By: STEVE PADOS / ACCORD SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Accord NY.- April 20, 2017- The Tri-State area saw many of the speedways open their new seasons last week. Accord Speedway hosted what would be their lone practice session last Friday evening with close to ninety cars showing up to test and tune and prepare for the 2017 racing season ahead. Promoters Gary and Donna Palmer will now focus their attention to opening night at their  pristine quarter mile speedway this coming Friday evening, April 21st with all six…

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Weedsport Speedway Set For Season Kick Off

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Weedsport Speedway Roars to Life April 30 with Open Practice Session  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM    WEEDSPORT, NY -April 19, 2017– In just under two weeks Weedsport Speedway will roar to life for the first time this season with an open practice session scheduled for Sunday, April 30 at 2 p.m. The open practice is available to all dirt track racing divisions, not just those competing during Weedsport’s 2017 calendar of events, as long as cars meet the minimum safety requirements. Raceceiver radios will be recommended. Pit and grandstand…

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American Racer Cup Underway

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The 2017 American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Is Underway! Driver Registration Deadline Approaching May 1 Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / BD MOTORSPORTS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANA, PA – April 19, 2017- The race for the 2017 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco is underway! On April 14, points began accumulating for Modified and Sportsman overall, Insinger Performance regional and individual track titles. The race toward the Cup continues through the summer months before wrapping up on Labor Day weekend. Points have been updated following week No. 1, April 14-16, and are posted on the…

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Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Kicks off 2017 Season

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The 35th Season for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Kicks off this Weekend at Outlaw and Utica-Rome Speedways! Story By: DEAN REYNOLDS / ESS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF   SYRACUSE, NY – April 19, 2017- It’s been since October 22nd that he winged warriors from the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) has graced the dirt surface.  That date they were at the Outlaw Speedway and this Friday they return to the Dundee, NY oval to see the first green flag waved on the 35th season.  Then on Sunday it’s the first ever Gladiator Twin 20’s…

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Utica Rome Speedway Set To Kick Off 2017 Season

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY SET TO OPEN THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 23, WITH WEEKLY SHOW IN RETURN TO DIRTCAR PLUS GLADIATOR TWIN 20’S FOR 360 SPRINTS Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF VERNON, NY- April 17, 2017- It has been seemingly a long offseason since the final checkered flag ended the 2016 season back on October 4, but that will come to an end this coming Sunday, April 23, when Budweiser presents the 56th Season Opener.  A huge night is planned with the first ever running of the Gladiator Twin 20’s for the 360 Sprints…

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Fonda Speedway Re-Sets Ice Jam Event

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RAIN POSTPONES FONDA SPEEDWAY’S ICE JAM EVENT UNTIL SATURDAY, APRIL 22 Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY –April 16, 2017-  Rain started in the Fonda, NY area right around 4:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon and continued to get heavier as the day went on forcing the postponement of the Ice Jam 50-lap event until Saturday, April 22. “We tried but the radar is green right through to the Syracuse area and beyond so we have decided to cancel today’s racing program,” Fonda Speedway promoter Pete Demitraszek said on Saturday afternoon.…

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Veteran Supermodified Driver Howard Page Shoots For Triple Crown Title

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Howard Page Returns to Super Action to Compete in Triple Crown Championship Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / TRIPLE CROWN SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JIM FEENEY / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY -April 14, 2017 – Veteran Supermodified driver and car builder Howard Page will make his return to racing in 2017, as he looks to take on the Shea Concrete Triple Crown Championship Series of Supermodified racing presented by ASI Racewear. Driving his patented No. 18 Page chassis, “Handsome Howard” looks forward to the old school approach of the TCCS. “I think this is a step in the right direction for…

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Empire Super Sprints Plan Legends Reunion At Weedsport

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WACK 1420 AM to present the ESS Legends Reunion Fueled by Pit Stop Convenience Stores August 13 at Weedsport Speedway  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM   WEEDSPORT, NY - April 13, 2017 – WACK 1420 AM will present the ESS Legends Reunion fueled by Pit Stop Convenience Stores at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, August 13. Serving the Newark, Finger Lakes, and greater Rochester area; WACK 1420 AM is the home of Track Talk hosted by Chuck Brownell and Laurie Hixson bringing fans the longest running racing show in Central New…

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Power Seal Driveway Sealing Steps Up Their Involvement At The Fulton Speedway

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Power Seal Driveway Sealing Steps Up  With A Season Long Program For Modifieds And Sportsman Press Release By: DAVE MEDLER / FULTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY – April 13, 2017 – Tom Juno and his company Power Seal Driveway Sealing located in Baldwinsville, NY has supported the Fulton Speedway over the years and has stepped up his involvement for the 2017 racing season. The season long program will be known as the Power Seal Driveway Sealing Lucky 13 Award in memory of Jake Juno. If the 13th place starter in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified…

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NAPA Auto Parts Return To Brewerton Speedway

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NAPA Know How Pit Area Services Brewerton Race Teams Press Release By: DAVE MEDLER / BREWERTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM BREWERTON, NY – April 13, 2017 – The Brewerton Speedway is excited to welcome back NAPA Auto Parts as a major marketing partner for the 2017 racing season. From the NAPA Know How Pit Area to a weekly presence of NAPA Auto Parts employees, think of your Syracuse area NAPA Auto Parts for all your track, highway, industrial or off-road needs. Since 1936, NAPA continues to serve auto service professionals, do-it-yourselfers and everyday drivers with quality parts…

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‘The Track Of Champions’ Opening Night This Saturday

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FONDA SPEEDWAY READY TO START ITS 64TH SEASON OF COMPETITION THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 15 Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY –April 12, 2017-  What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon/evening than at your favorite race track on opening night of the new season? Fans of the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will be able to do just that this coming Saturday, April 15 when the Montgomery County fairgrounds facility opens its gates for their 64th consecutive season of competition on the ½ mile dirt surface. The main event this…

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Woodhull Raceway Crate Late Models Open 2017 Season

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Woodhull Opens Saturday With $1K-To-Win Crate Late Models Presented By Close Racing Supply Press Release By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM Woodhull, NY –April 12, 2017-  Spring has most certainly sprung on top of the hill on County Route 102 in Steuben County.  Warm temperatures and steady winds have been helping dry up the remaining damp grounds at Woodhull Raceway, and the track is ready to open the gates for their 53rd consecutive season of on-track action at ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring.’ Woodhull kicks off the 2017 season with Close Racing Supply, as…

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FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY LEGEND MIKE COLSTEN KEEPS GOING STRONG

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DOMINATES MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM OPENER AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY ON SUNDAY. Story By: ANDREW HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY.- April 11, 2017- Mike Colsten shows no signs of slowing down as he was dominate on his way to recording the Modified Summer Slam opening day victory at Five Mile Point Speedway.  The victory in the 30 lapper was worth $2,000. The 30 lap Modified Sunday Summer Slam found Joey Grammes and Tyler Siri on the front row.  Grammes immediately raced out to the lead at the drop of the green but…

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FAST AXLE RACING PRODUCTS REWARDING KOD DRIVERS

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Small Block Modified & Sportsman Drivers Can Earn Certificates Press Release By: ROB HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY- April 11, 2017 -  King Of Dirt Racing continues to prepare for the upcoming season of dirt track racing in the Northeast. Working with marketing partners is part of that preparation, which includes welcoming new faces to the growing family of sponsors. In 2017 both the Small Block Modified and Sportsman divisions will receive bonuses for earning a 6th place finish courtesy of new series marketing partner Fast Axle. For as long as he can…

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Gullo Motorsports Targets Victory Lane For 2017 Campaign

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Shooting for Wins: Gullo Motorsports and Ithaca Gun Company” Story & Photos By: CAROL HOUSSOCK / CHEMUNG SPEEDROME MEDIA Elmira, NY- April 11, 2017-    NY’s Arnot Mall was recently packed with beautiful dirt modifieds, 4 Cylinders, and street stocks shined up and ready to hit southern tier (NY) dirt tracks. But an interesting mix of race fans and casual shoppers huddled around the only asphalt car on display. What drew them there was the detailing on the car. What kept them there were the memories they shared, and they weren’t all related to racing. It was Tim Gullo’s sharp #37…

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Bachetti Blisters Hard Clay Open Field; Wins From 20th

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Andy Bachetti Rolls From 20th To Win Short Track Super Series ‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway; 54 Modifieds Sign In For STSS North Opener Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – From 20th on the grid, Andy Bachetti rolled to a ‘Hard Clay Open’ victory Sunday evening at Orange County Fair Speedway. After a blown right-rear tire in heat-race action, Bachetti started eighth in the afternoon’s second consolation race, which he won. The Sheffield, Mass., driver then roared from the 10th row in the 50-lap main event to score the victory with some…

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Big Dogs Set For ‘Big Block Monday’ At Weedsport

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Big Dog Country 103.5 to present Super DIRTcar Series ‘Big Block Monday’ at Weedsport Speedway on May 22  Story By: DAN KAPUSCSINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY - April 9, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway’s ‘Big Block Monday’ featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds and the Sportsman Shootout Series just got a bit bigger, with the announcement of Big Dog Country 103.5 FM signing on to present the evening’s action. Serving the Rochester Metro area and surrounding counties, Big Dog Country 103.5 FM specializes in the exciting sounds of today’s country while…

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ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY: RACING STEEPED IN HISTORY

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Middletown Track Continues a Tradition That Began in 1919 Story By: JOHN SNYDER / OCFS MEDIA Photos By: HARRY & JANE CELLA / RACERSGUIDE.COM MIDDLETOWN, NY - April 9, 2017-.While the Saturday, April 22 Opening Night marks the 68th consecutive year of weekly stock car racing at Orange County Fair Speedway, the track’s history dates back to 1857 when it was first laid out for horse racing. The first automobile race on the Middletown, New York oval took place on August 15, 1919, when Jim Benedict of Katonah, New York drove a Duesenberg Special to victory. From that first event…

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FULTON SET TO BEGIN 3RD YEAR AS A SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL WEEKLY SERIES TRACK

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BREWERTON TO HOST 2 RUSH LM EVENTS IN 2017 Story By: DOUD KENNEDY / SWEENEY RUSH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM Pulaski, PA- April 7, 2017- The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series is spreading its wings with sanctioned tracks now in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Ontario, Canada.  In all, there are 25 facilities hosting RUSH-sanctioned events in 2017.  The 3/8-mile Fulton Speedway located in Fulton, New York is one of those along with Brewerton Speedway, as the two speedways share ownership by John Wight. Fulton was built as an asphalt track in…

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Utica Rome Speedway Sportsman Division Name Title Sponsor

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BROEDEL ENERGY RETURNS AS THE OFFICIAL FUEL SUPPLIER OF UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY AND TITLE SPONSOR FOR THE DIRTCAR SPORTSMAN Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- April 7, 2017- Utica-Rome Speedway is proud the return of Broedel Energy as a marketing partner and the Official Fuel Supplier for the second consecutive season.  Broedel Energy will take over as the title sponsor of the popular DIRTcar Sportsman division, which will now be labeled as the Broedel Energy DIRTcar Sportsman for the 2017 season. Since 2001, the Hubbardsville NY based Broedel Energy has…

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VP Racing Fuels Returns as the Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway

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Weedsport Speedway Fuels Up For 2017 Season With VP Racing Fuels Press Release By: DAN KAPUCSINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By:JEFF CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY -April 6, 2017 – VP Racing Fuels, the world leader in race fuel technology, will return as the official fuel of Weedsport Speedway in 2017. With a total of nine action packed events on the ’17 calendar, Weedsport Speedway is proud to welcome the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, and the DIRTcar Sportsman to its opening events on Sunday, May 21 and Monday, May 22 with…

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Wet Grounds Force Woodhull Cancelation

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Woodhull Cancels Practice Night Due To Wet Grounds Press Release By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Woodhull, N April 6, 2017 – Wet weather in the forecast for the rest of the week, coupled with already wet grounds on the property has forced Ted and Brandi White to cancel this weekend's scheduled practice session. "The grounds are just too wet and we are expecting more Thursday and Friday," said White Wednesday.  "Our best bet is to hold off this weekend, hope for dry weather and a little wind up here on the hill wouldn't…

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Oswego Set For Spring Spruce Up And Practice

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Spring Spruce Up Day Set for April 29; Kartway Pit Selection, Practice Also Planned Press Release By: CANDEM PROUD/ OSWEGO SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: BILL TAYLOR  / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY - April 6, 2017 – As the countdown continues toward Oswego Speedway’s 67th consecutive season of green flag racing, fans have the opportunity to assist in getting the ‘Steel Palace’ ready for action on Saturday, April 29 with the 14th annual Pizza Villa Spring Spruce-Up Day. The annual Spruce-Up Day at the Speedway will again begin promptly at 10 a.m. Among the tasks on hand at the Speedway will be re-painting…

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Empire Super Sprints Open Highbank Holdup Weekend

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Empire Super Sprints & DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Central Region Set To Invade Fulton Speedway Highbank Holdup On April 28 Press Release By: DAVE MEDLER / FULTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM BALDWINSVILLE, NY – April 45 2017 – The Fulton Speedway would like to welcome Sam Reakes Snap-on Tools to the sponsorship family. Reakes Snap-on franchise will be the presenting sponsor on night one of the “Highbank Holdup” weekend on Friday April 28. Doing battle on Friday night will be clay slinging, methanol breathing, winged warriors of the premier 360 Sprint car tour in the Northeast,…

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Super DIRTcar Series Season to Kick Off at Fulton’s Highbank Holdup

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Super DIRTcar Series 2017 Championship Chase Begins April 29 Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - April 5, 2017 - Two months following a pair of tune-up races during the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in Florida, the Super DIRTcar Series will kickstart its 2017 points chase with the Highbank Holdup 100 at Fulton Speedway on April 29. Entering the season-opening event, the series boasts a roster of 16 Platinum drivers committed to run the entire 2017 campaign, led by reigning series champion Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, NY.…

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BONUSES CONTINUE TO GROW FOR MODIFIED SUNDAY SUMMER SLAM PROGRAM AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY

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TONARLO’S RESTAURANT AND CG RACING ADD TO LOYALTY PROGRAM.  FIRST MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM RACE THIS SUNDAY. Press Release By: ANDREW HARPELL / FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY - April 5, 2017- Tonarlo’s Restaurant has joined Shakelton Napa Auto & Truck Parts to add to the Modified driver loyalty program that was established this past weekend for the Modified Summer Slam.  The first race of the Modified Summer Slam is this Sunday, April 9th.  The race winner will earn a minimum of $2,000 for the 30 lap event.  Race time is 5 p.m.…

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Hard Clay Open Postponed To Sunday

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‘Hard Clay Open’ At Orange County Fair Speedway Postponed To Sunday, April 9; Entire Weekend Schedule Adjusted Back By 24 Hours Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Due to predicted rainfall during the week and a harsh winter, the ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway has been postponed by one day, to Sunday, April 9. OCFS promoter Michael Gurda IV opted to push practice back to Saturday, April 8 and the race to Sunday with the best interest of competitors in mind. “Looking at the forecast for this week, our best option to…

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HOOSIER RACING TIRE SUPPORTS KING OF DIRT

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Each Division Will Be Rewarded During 2017 Season Story By: RON HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY -April 4, 2017- Hoosier Racing tire has been involved with King Of Dirt Racing since it’s inception back in 2015. They have offered a series of tire rewards for tour regulars for the Sportsman Modified division over the past two seasons. Heading into 2017 the official tire of KOD will again offer the Hoosier Tire Hard Charger, but this time for all three touring divisions (Small Block Modified, Sportsman, and Pro Stock). Hoosier Racing Tires are…

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Woodhull Raceway Builds Fan Experiance

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Williams Construction & Sprayfoam Joins Woodhull Raceway To Improve Fan Experience Press Release By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: S&L PHOTOS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Woodhull, NY – April 4, 2017-One of the Southern Tier’s leaders in quality construction and sprayfoam installation has joined the leader in Saturday night short track excitement to improve the fan experience in 2017 at ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring.’ Woodhull Raceway is proud to announce that Williams Construction and Sprayfoam, LLC has joined as a marketing partner, in conjunction with their sponsorship commitments with several racers across the weekly divisions at Woodhull.  The Williams…

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SHAKELTON SETS SUMMER SLAM BONUS PROGRAM

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SHAKELTON NAPA AUTO & TRUCK PARTS DEVELOPS MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM LOYALTY BONUS PROGRAM FOR TEAMS.  FIRST MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM RACE NEXT SUNDAY, APRIL 9TH. Press Release By: ANDREW HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY- April 4, 2017- The first race of the Five Mile Point Speedway Modified Summer Slam is this Sunday, April 9th.  The Modified 30 lap lid lifter will pay $2,000 to the winner.  Teams will be bolting on the sail panels for 2017 season at the quarter mile oval.  Shakelton Napa Auto & Truck Parts has signed on to present…

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APRIL 22 ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY OPENER MARKS

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68 CONSECUTIVE YEARS OF WEEKLY STOCK CAR RACING Story By: JOHN SNYDER /CFS MEDIA Photos By: JANE & HARRY CELLA / RACERSGUIDE.COM MIDDLETOWN, NY -April 4, 2017- 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 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 small one-fifth-mile asphalt-surfaced track that was…

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Collins Cracks Open Five Mile Point Season

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67TH FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY SEASON OPENING WIN GOES TO TOM COLLINS, JR. IN “COLDCRACKER” GRIT CRATE SPORTSMAN LID LIFTER. Story By: ANDREW HARPELL / FMP MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF KIRKWOOD, NY - April 3, 2017-With snow banks still piled on areas of the speedway property Five Mile Point Speedway held the 67th consecutive season opener on Sunday.  Tom Collins, Jr. was the winner of the GRIT Crate Sportsman Series “Coldcracker” event worth $1,000.   After Saturday “testing and tuning” was washed out a special Modified Dash was added for the teams that came out to get some practice. …

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67TH CONSECUTIVE FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY OPENING DAY A GO ON SUNDAY.

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RACING SET TO BEGIN AT 5 P.M.  KIDS 12 AND YOUNGER FREE. Press Release By: ANDREW HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY - April , 2017- Five Mile Point Speedway fell victim to the weather on Saturday postponing the open practice session.  All systems are a go for the 67th Season Opener tomorrow (Sunday, April 2nd).  Racing gets underway at 5 p.m.  Kids 12 years old and younger will be admitted FREE of charge. A big opening day afternoon of racing will kick off the 67th consecutive season opener in fine fashion.  The…

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Sportsman ‘Premium Dash’ Set For Weedsport ‘Empire State Challenge’

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Senior Services Insurance Agency to present Sportsman ‘Premium Dash’ During ‘Empire State Challenge’ on May 21  Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACCERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY -March 31, 2017 – The ‘Empire State Challenge’ will officially open the 2017 racing calendar at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, May 21 featuring the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the Sportsman Shootout Series, including the Sportsman ‘Premium Dash’ presented by Senior Services Insurance Agency. A total purse of $350 will be available for Sportsman competitors in the ‘Premium Dash’ on May 21 with $200 going…

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ALLISON RICCI GOING SMALL BLOCK RACING

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Young Lady Racer Following KOD Tour In 2017 Press Release By: ROB HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY- March 29, 2017-  Last season Allison Ricci had her plans to tour with KOD cut short with an early season accident at Orange County that put her Halmar Race Team behind early. This season they announced on the Halmar Friesen Racing page the young lady racer would be on tour with the Elmo's Speed Supply King Of Dirt Small Block Modified tour full time. Ricci met with success on the KOD tour running well at…

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Cobra Coaches Dash Series with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints for 2017.

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Cobra Coaches Dash Series Returns For ESS Season Press Release By: DEAN REYNOLDS / EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF   SYRACUSE, NY –March 29, 2017-  Cobra Coaches out of Ontario, NY is once again sponsoring the dash series with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS).  Points will be awarded for each four lap dash held and the top 10 in the final standings will receive a cash bonus from the lucrative point fund. Chuck Hebing is two-time ESS Champion as well as the owner of Cobra Coaches. He’s craftsmanship is second to none with many of…

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Woodhull Raceway Season Opener On The Horizon

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All Division Sponsors Return For 2017 Woodhull Campaign Press Release By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM  WOODHULL, N.Y.-March 29, 2017 – With the 2017 season opener on the horizon, Woodhull Raceway owners and promoters Ted and Brandi White are thrilled to announce that all of the division sponsors from 2016 have returned for this season. The third-mile Steuben County speed plant has a solid reputation for a loyal fan base as well as loyal track sponsors that return each year to support the racing action on the track.  2017 will see Insinger Performance, NAPA…

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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/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – March 28, 2017- 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 you…

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WEEKLY RACING AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY BEGINS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 22!

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Four Racing Divisions Headed By The Big-Block Modifieds To See Action! Press Release By: JOHN SNYDER / OCCFS MEDIA Photos By: HARRY CELLA / RACERSGUIDE.COM MIDDLETOWN, NY - March 28, 2017- On Saturday, April 22, the 68th consecutive season of weekly racing at Orange County 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 Small-Block Modifieds, the always exciting Sportsman, and the unpredictable Street Stocks. Qualifying races will set the fields for the evening’s feature events. Veteran Modified racer Bob…

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Five Mile Point Speedway 67th Season Opener This Weekend

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FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY 67TH CONSECUTIVE OPENING WEEKEND THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  CHOW TO BE THE BENEFACTOR OF SATURDAY OPEN TESTING DAY. Press Release By: DAN HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY- March 28, 2017- Sixty-seven consecutive years – an amazing accomplishment for any business or operation.  This Saturday and Sunday is the 67th consecutive opening weekend at Five Mile Point Speedway in Kirkwood.  On Saturday, the speedway will collect non-perishable food items to benefit CHOW during the open practice day.  On Sunday, the 67th season gets underway with the opening day race…

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