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Max McLaughlin, Kevin Iannarelli to Join ‘Off Track TV’ on May 20

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Weedsport SpeedwayContact: Dan Kapuscinskidan@weedsportspeedway.com Max McLaughlin, Kevin Iannarelli to Join ‘Off Track TV’ on May 20 WEEDSPORT, NY (May 18, 2020) – Season three of ‘Off Track TV’ continues on Wednesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. through the Weedsport Productions Facebook page, utilizing Facebook Live and Zoom Video Communications. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as statewide restrictions from the state of New York, ‘Off Track TV’ will again practice social distancing on Wednesday evening. Hosts Shane Andrews and Dan Kapuscinski will be joined by Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified and iRacing veteran, Max McLaughlin, as well…

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Weedsport Speedway’s May/June Events Cancelled in Wake of COVID-19

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Weedsport SpeedwayContact: Dan Kapuscinskidan@weedsportspeedway.com Weedsport Speedway’s May/June Events Cancelled in Wake of COVID-19 WEEDSPORT, NY (May 13, 2020) – As details continue to emerge in regards to the State of New York’s four-phase re-opening plan due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become increasingly clear that holding sporting events in the months of May and June will not be permitted.  As a result, all events at Weedsport Speedway have been cancelled through June 14. "While not easy to accept, it was the only decision we could make,” said Weedsport Speedway Promoter, Jimmy Phelps.  “We are working closely with the Town,…

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HURLOCK AUTO & SPEED SIGNS ON AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR STSS NC TRIP

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/May 11, 2020 Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply Signs On As Title Sponsor of STSS North Carolina Trip, Racers Benefit BRASSTOWN, NC – Since its announcement less than a week ago, the “Return to Racing” for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco has gained notoriety in the Northeast and beyond. Now, the Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22 event at Tri-County Racetrack in Brasstown, N.C., has a headline partner.   Hurlock Auto & Speed…

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Weedsport Speedway Test and Tune Canceled as ‘New York on Pause’ Initiative is Extended through May 15

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Weedsport SpeedwayContact: Dan Kapuscinskidan@weedsportspeedway.com Weedsport Speedway Test and Tune Canceled as ‘New York on Pause’ Initiative is Extended through May 15 WEEDSPORT, NY (April 16, 2020) – During a press conference on Thursday, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the ‘New York on Pause’ initiative has been extended through May 15.  As a result of this extension, Weedsport Speedway’s test and tune session, scheduled for Sunday, May 3, has been canceled. The test and tune will not be rescheduled. “The health and safety of our staff, fans and racers is our first priority,” said Weedsport Speedway promoter, Jimmy Phelps.  “We…

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OCFS SHORT TRACK SUPER SERIES HARD CLAY OPEN POSTPONED BY COVID-19 VIRUS

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News from the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Media Contact: Brett Deyo – bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com or 845.728.2781 For Immediate Release/April 1, 2020 Orange County Fair Speedway April 19 Short Track Super Series ‘Hard Clay Open’ Postponed MIDDLETOWN, NY – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway has been postponed. The event, serving as the opener for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified Halmar International North Region, was scheduled for Sunday, April 19 at the five-eighths-mile oval. As regulations are in place for COVID-19 in New…

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Fulton Speedway to Cancel Highbank Holdup Weekend

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Media ContactDave MedlerPublic Relations DirectorBrewerton SpeedwayFulton Speedway(315) 702-4607 Fulton Speedway to Cancel Highbank Holdup Weekend FULTON, NY – With continuing guidelines set forth by government officials regarding the COVID-19 situation, the Fulton Speedway will cancel its annual opening Highbank Holdup Weekend to be held on April 24 & 25.“It’s unfortunate that we do have to cancel the weekend, we were waiting a bit just hoping something would change for the better and give the fans a weekend of racing,” noted Fulton General Manager Cory Reed, “However, the safety of our fans, employees and the competitors comes first. I’m confident we eventually…

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FONDA SPEEDWAY 2020 OPENER WILL HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL MAY

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News from Fonda Speedway ‘The Track of Champions’ Media Contact: BD Motorsports Media LLC – fondaspdwy@gmail.com or 518.915.4395 For Immediate Release/March 26, 2020 Fonda Speedway 2020 Season Opener Will Have to Wait Until May FONDA, NY – The 2020 season at Fonda Speedway will have to wait until May. Following a virtual Fonda Fair Board meeting, held via Conference Call on Wednesday evening, it was announced no activities would take place on the fairgrounds during the month of April - including auto racing - to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As a result, the 2020 Season Opener at the Track of…

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$17,000 to Win Cavalcade Cup 100 Headlines Increased Modified Purses at Weedsport Speedway

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AB Photos Weedsport SpeedwayContact: Dan Kapuscinskidan@weedsportspeedway.com $17,000 to Win Cavalcade Cup 100 Headlines Increased Modified Purses at Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY (March 11, 2020) – The Stirling Lubricants Modified Series, presented by Champion Racing Oil, will give the best in Modified racing multiple opportunities to cash-in at Weedsport Speedway in 2020, with increased purses across the board including the $17,000 to win Super DIRTcar Series Cavalcade Cup 100 on Saturday, September 12. The full slate of Stirling Lubricants Modified Series events at Weedsport will also see the $7,500 to win Super DIRTcar Series Heroes Remembered 100 on Monday, May 25…

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“ONE FREE FRIDAY” SETS UP HUGE FONDA CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND IN AUGUST

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News from Fonda Speedway ‘The Track of Champions’ Media Contact: BD Motorsports Media LLC – fondaspdwy@gmail.com or 518.915.4395 For Immediate Release/March 10, 2020 “One Free Friday” Makes for Unprecedented Championship Weekend at Fonda Speedway Aug. 14-15 FONDA, NY – It’s only appropriate the ‘Track of Champions’ should host a larger-than-life Championship Weekend. Now, it’s got one. The BD Motorsports Media LLC Fonda Speedway management team has announced a huge two-day weekend in August to bring down the curtain on the ‘regular season’ at the half-mile track. An unprecedented “FREE Friday” will take place on FRIDAY, Aug. 14 at the speedway. This event offers…

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NY MODIFIED ACE RYAN BARTLETT READY FOR INDOOR AUTO RACING ACTION IN SYRACUSE, NY MARCH 13-14

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NEW YORK STATE DIRT MODIFIED ACE RYAN BARTLETT READY FOR INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FINALE IN FRONT OF SYRACUSE, NY HOME CROWD ON MARCH 13-14 SYRACUSE, NY March 4, 2020 . . . Ryan Bartlett, a versatile and experienced dirt Modified racer, is hoping that a home town crowd advantage is the boost he will need to win his first career Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels TQ Midget feature in the New York State Exposition Center in Syracuse. NY. over the March 13-14 weekend. “Other than Tyler Thompson who lives in Fulton, I'm the home town guy for…

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Weedsport Speedway PR: VP Racing Fuels Continues as Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway

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VP Racing Fuels Continues as Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway Weedsport SpeedwayContact: Dan Kapuscinskidan@weedsportspeedway.com WEEDSPORT, NY (March 5, 2020) – VP Racing Fuels, the world leader in race fuel technology, will return as the official fuel of Weedsport Speedway in 2020. Sporting one of the most diverse schedules in all of short track racing, Weedsport Speedway will see a total of ten events competing under the VP Racing Fuels banner. “As always, we are proud to once again be partnered with VP Racing Fuels at Weedsport,” said Weedsport Speedway promoter, Jimmy Phelps.  “The products and services offered by VP Racing…

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MIRABITO FORMS PARTNERSHIP WITH FONDA SPEEDWAY FOR 2020

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News from Fonda Speedway ‘The Track of Champions’ Media Contact: BD Motorsports Media LLC – fondaspdwy@gmail.com or 518.915.4395 FONDA, NY – A pair of industry leaders have joined forces for the 2020 season. Mirabito, the leading energy products supplier for families and businesses throughout upstate New York, Pennsylvania, western Massachusetts, Vermont, and Connecticut, has entered into a marketing partnership with Fonda Speedway, the historic half-mile oval on the Montgomery County Fairgrounds hosting weekly auto racing since 1953. The Mirabito brand will be prevalent at the ‘Track of Champions’ this race season through a full-year partnership. Mirabito’s presence will include a 10- by 30-foot…

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Peter Britten To Chase After More Albany-Saratoga Speedway Checkered Flags In 2020

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Bryan Hulbert - CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (January 28, 2020) Kicking off the 2020 slate of events across the entirety of the American Sprint Car Series, the San Tan Ford ASCS Desert Non-Wing Series goes green Saturday, February 1, 2020, at the three-eighths-mile Central Arizona Speedway in Casa Grande, Ariz.The start of the series fifth season, the tour's last visit to the high-banked oval on October 12, 2019, saw Dennis Gile leading start to finish for his third career victory with the Non-Wing tour. Making a comeback through the later part of the season, Gile ended up third in tour standings…

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FUCCILLO AUTOMOTIVE GROUP SIGNS ON AS ‘HUGE’ FONDA SPEEDWAY SUPPORTER

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News from Fonda Speedway ‘The Track of Champions’ Media Contact: BD Motorsports Media LLC – fondaspdwy@gmail.com or 518.915.4395 Fuccillo Automotive Group Continues “Huge” Partnership with Fonda Speedway FONDA, NY – Fuccillo Automotive Group will continue its “huge” partnership with Fonda Speedway during the 2020 season. For the second consecutive year, Fuccillo Automotive Group joins forces with the Fonda Speedway management team for a multi-faceted marketing agreement at the legendary Montgomery County Fairgrounds facility. Victory Lane at the hallowed ‘Track of Champions’ is a destination racers aspire to reach. Again this season, checkerboard square will carry even more meaning. Fuccillo Automotive Group has signed…

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AmeriCU Credit Union Signs on As the Title Sponsor of The Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Mod Lite Division

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AmeriCU Credit Union Signs on As the Title Sponsor of The Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Mod Lite Division Media Contact: Dave Medler BALDWINSVILLE, NY – Management of the Brewerton is proud to announce that AmeriCU Credit Union has signed on as the title sponsor of the popular STARS Mod Lite division at the Brewerton Speedway for 2020 and 2021.“We are excited to welcome AmeriCU who has such a large and positive presence in the communities they serve,” said Cory Reed, general manager of the Brewerton Speedway.The AmeriCU Mod Lite class remains a fixture at Brewerton Speedway, competing weekly from the season…

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Technical Bulletin DIRTcar Dot Foods Sportsman/E&V Energy Novice Sportsman

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TecPO Box 268 Baldwinsville, NY 13027 Fulton: (315) 592-6531 Brewerton: (315) 668-6906 Winter line: (315) 638-4056 www.brewertonspeedway.comwww.fultonspeedway.com Technical Bulletin Media contact: Dave Medler January 20, 2020 DIRTcar Dot Foods Sportsman/E & V Energy Novice Sportsman DIRTcar recently announced a verification/repair program for the Chevrolet Performance Crate engines competing in DIRTcar Sportsman racing. In essence, there are now two repair centers in Central New York where all repair work must be completed – Enders Racing Engines and Donath Motor Works. This is under the guidance of Pace Performance who oversees the repair process.Fulton and Brewerton will continue to be governed by the…

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Matt Sheppard Headlines 2019 Land of Legends Banquet With 9th Points Crown

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Matt Sheppard Headlines 2019 Land of Legends Banquet With 9th Points Crown Root adds first, Ruggles & DePuy repeat as 56th season now history at Canandaigua fairgrounds Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photo By: Don Romeo Canandaigua, NY – January 18, 2020 – The curtain dropped on the 2019 season for Land Of Legends Raceway as a full house celebrated the 56th year of motorsports in Canandaigua with the annual awards banquet staged at King's Party House on Saturday, Jan. 18. Nearly 250 drivers, owners, crew members, track officials, corporate partners, family and friends of racing attended the fast-paced three-hour…

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Eastern States 200, Battle on the Midway 100, and Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Big Block Modifieds All on Tap at The House of Power

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Eastern States 200, Battle on the Midway 100, and Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Big Block Modifieds All on Tap at The House of Power Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY - Jan. 10, 2020 - Orange County Fair Speedway, appropriately nicknamed the House of Power, has added DIRTcar sanctioning for their weekly Big Block Modified program. The historic speedway now features Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as well as two Super DIRTcar Series dates, including the Eastern States 200. DIRTcar Racing’s Dean Reynolds together with legendary driver and new Orange…

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Weedsport Speedway Unveils 2020 Schedule Featuring All-New ‘Cavalcade Cup Weekend’ in September

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Weedsport Speedway Unveils 2020 Schedule Featuring All-New ‘Cavalcade Cup Weekend’ in September Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (December 20, 2019) – Christmas has arrived early for fans of Weedsport Speedway, as The Port’s full 2020 slate has been released by track officials highlighted by nine premier racing weekends including the all-new ‘Cavalcade Cup Weekend’ on September 11-12. Beginning on Monday, May 25 with the ‘Heroes Remembered 100’ and running through the ‘Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party’ on Wednesday, October 7, Weedsport will once again sport one of the most diverse racing schedules in the…

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Bachetti Gets Himself a Second Helping in Accord’s Gobbler

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Bachetti Gets Himself a Second Helping in Accord’s Gobbler Story By: Mike Mallett/DTD Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Andy Bachetti went back for a second helping in the 2019 edition of the ‘Gobbler’ at the Accord Speedway. The Sheffield, Mass., driver dominated Saturday’s 50-lap feature for his second consecutive victory in the season ending event at the quarter-mile. Bachetti won the race the last time it was run back in 2017 after Mother Nature claimed the 2018 edition. He now joins Anthony Perrego as the only two-time winner of the annual Northeast outdoor Modified finale. Bachetti took home…

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Fonda 200 $53,000 to Win, $1,000 to Start September 17-19, 2020

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Fonda 200 $53,000 to Win, $1,000 to Start September 17-19, 2020 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – In 2019 at Fonda Speedway, a tradition was restored. For the first time in nearly two decades, the Fonda 200 returned to the Track of Champions last September as a three-day racing festival highlighted by the $53,000-to-win, 200-lap big-block/small-block Modified crown jewel. For 2020, the Fonda 200 weekend is back and is even more lucrative. Fonda Speedway’s BD Motorsports Media LLC management team has announced the ’20 edition of the 200 weekend will take place on Thursday-Saturday…

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Santa Claus Ready to Celebrate the Holidays at the ‘Gobbler’ at Accord Speedway on Nov 30

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Santa Claus Ready to Celebrate the Holidays at the ‘Gobbler’ at Accord Speedway on Nov 30 Story By: Mike Mallett/Accord Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Santa Claus is coming to town a bit early this year. The North Pole native is set to make an appearance at the Accord Speedway on Saturday, November 30, for the ‘Gobbler.’ Santa Claus will be at the gate greeting children as they come in offering candy canes as well as free ‘Gobbler’ stickers. As part of the day’s activities with Santa Claus, Accord Speedway is also collecting new, unwrapped toys to…

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358 Modified and Sportsman Modified divisions will be DIRTcar sanctioned in 2020

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358 Modified and Sportsman Modified divisions will be DIRTcar sanctioned in 2020 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/DIRTcar Photo By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – Nov. 22, 2019 - Thunder Mountain Speedway has officially joined the elite ranks of DIRTcar-sanctioned racetracks in the Northeast for 2020. The Southern New York speedway will sanction the highly competitive DIRTcar 358 Modified division as well as DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds. DIRTcar Northeast Director Dean Reynolds visited Thunder Mountain officials last Sunday for their rules meeting at the Town of Lisle Fire Department conference center. Reynolds and track owners came to the agreement, which will include…

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The ‘Gobbler’ to Close Out 2019 Modified Season on Saturday, November 30

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The ‘Gobbler’ to Close Out 2019 Modified Season on Saturday, November 30 Story By: Accord Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – The holiday season is all about getting together with friends and family to celebrate another year. On Saturday, November 30, Accord Speedway offers one final opportunity for everyone to come together with their racing family at the ‘Gobbler.’ The ‘Gobbler’ is the final outdoor racing event in the Northeast for the 2019 season. Once again, the Accord Speedway continues the tradition of hosting the event as it has attempted to do the past six seasons. The main…

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Matt Sheppard Scores $2,000 as Weedsport’s Stirling Lubricants/Champion Oil Modified Series Champion

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Matt Sheppard Scores $2,000 as Weedsport’s Stirling Lubricants/Champion Oil Modified Series Champion Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Matt Clemons & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY (November 15, 2019) – Matt Sheppard enjoyed another stellar campaign in 2019, including being crowned as Weedsport Speedway’s Stirling Lubricants/Champion Oil Modified Series champion, worth $2,000. Sheppard visited Victory Hill in three of four Big Block Modified races at The Port this season, topping series runner-up Larry Wight by 25-markers in the overall standings. Weedsport wins for Sheppard included the June 9 All-Star Showcase, as well as Super DIRTcar Series triumphs in the Hall of…

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Friesen From 44th To First In Eastern States 200

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Friesen From 44th To First In Eastern States 200 Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Middletown, NY - Stewart Friesen picked up his third Eastern States 200 victory in four years on Sunday at the famed Orange County Fair Speedway. Friesen who would miss all of Friday's activities at OCFS due to his NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series efforts, started 44th on the field after taking a past winners provisional took the lead for good on lap 129 from Billy Decker and never looked back. The Sprakers, NY native also scored the win on Thursday night in Short…

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Stewart Friesen Takes Home $10,400 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ With 89 STSS Modifieds On Hand; Matt Sheppard North Region Champion

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Stewart Friesen Takes Home $10,400 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ With 89 STSS Modifieds On Hand; Matt Sheppard North Region Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – The new wide and racy “soft clay” of Orange County Fair Speedway suited Stewart Friesen well Thursday night. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., rode the outside rim to a $10,400 victory in the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at the Legendary House of Power in the eighth and final round of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region.…

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STEVE PAINE WINS 4TH ANNUAL DUTCH HOAG TRIPLE 7’S MEMORIAL AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY

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STEVE PAINE WINS 4TH ANNUAL DUTCH HOAG TRIPLE 7’S MEMORIAL AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAYStory By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com (Dundee, NY) Day number two of the 4th Annual Dutch Hoag Memorial Weekend did not start off very well as at the drop of the green flag for the very first heat of the evening in the Sportsman Division the machine of Tim Guild was launched into the front straight away safety catch fencing right at the flaggers stand ripping a gaping hole in the fencing and causing a one hour delay while the necessary repairs were made. Once…

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Williamson earns signature NAPA Super DIRT Week victory to join legends of the sport

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Williamson earns signature NAPA Super DIRT Week victory to join legends of the sport Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Michael Fry OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 13, 2019 – Would he make it or not? The closing laps of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 capped a drama-filled NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, where Mat Williamson had enough fuel to charge to the checkers while the car that was closing on him fast did not. A late caution set up a shootout to the checkered flag. Williamson, a 29-year-old from St. Catherines, Ontario, was in…

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Coonradt captures his first DIRTcar Pro Stock Wilkins RV 50 at NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Coonradt captures his first DIRTcar Pro Stock Wilkins RV 50 at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 13, 2019 – There’s always a first time for everything, even a big win at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT week. That was the big story for 2019 DIRTcar Hoosier Racing Tire Pro Stock Weekly Champion Josh Coonradt on Sunday afternoon, as he scored the victory in the Wilkins RV 50 at Oswego Speedway in dominant fashion by taking advantage of a mistake by his competition in the early going. Fastline Performance Pole Award winner Tony Markou…

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Inman Scores First-Ever NAPA Super DIRT Week Win in Chevy Performance 75

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Inman Scores First-Ever NAPA Super DIRT Week Win in Chevy Performance 75 Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photo By: Michael Fry OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 13, 2019 — Darien, N.Y.-native Kyle Inman capped off a tremendous NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week as he rolled across the line just nine-tenths’ of a second ahead of favorite Kevin Root to win the DIRTcar Sportsman Chevy Performance 75 at Oswego Speedway. Inman, who won the big Fulton Speedway event last Saturday, cruised through NAPA Super DIRT Week with a win at Brewerton and third at Utica-Rome before earning the seventh starting spot for…

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Matt Sheppard Becomes 12th Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winner; 165 Race Cars Jam Afton Pits

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Matt Sheppard Becomes 12th Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winner; 165 Race Cars Jam Afton Pits Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – 12 races, 12 different winners. With a jam-packed pit area filled with 165 race cars Saturday at Afton Motorsports Park, Matt Sheppard put another line on his resume, taking home the top prize from the 12th running of the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals Weekend. In the process, the Savannah, N.Y., driver inched closer to another piece of history as he chases the $57,500 Sunoco Race Fuels/Insinger Performance ‘Grand Championship’ with now just…

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Decker scores $20,000 DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 victory

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Decker scores $20,000 DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 victory Story By: Robby Knowles OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 12, 2019 — If you’re going to win your first DIRTcar 358 Modified Series race of the season, there’s no better time than during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. That’s exactly what the “Franklin Flyer” Billy Decker did on Saturday night, driving from 14th to victory in the Salute to the Troops 150. A restart on lap 136 set up Erick Rudolph and Decker to square off. Decker aced the restart and was able to power…

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape Intense action among 305 cars in Oswego pit area highlights DIRTcar Day Story By: Joe Grabianowski, Jordan DeLucia, Robby Knowles, Bill Foley and Chris Dolack/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 11, 2019 — From hot laps and time trials under the bright sun to intense heat race competition under the lights to a concert just outside the pit area, Friday’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week action at Oswego Speedway did not disappoint. With a combined 305 cars in the pits, all four racing divisions…

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Inman Takes Brewerton in Final DIRTcar Sportsman Tuneup for NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Inman Takes Brewerton in Final DIRTcar Sportsman Tuneup for NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Kyle Inman, for the second time in less than a month, parked the 20K in Brewerton Speedway victory lane as the DIRTcar Sportsman Series brought down the curtain on the 2019 at the “D Shaped Dirt Track Demon.” Starting fourth Inman marked his time in the early stages as Chris Mackey led lap one and Alan Fink the second circuit. It was then a four-car tussle between the trio and Mark Yorkers was a nail…

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Williamson Aces Restart for Hurricane 100 Victory at Brewerton

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Williamson Aces Restart for Hurricane 100 Victory at Brewerton Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Mat Williamson aced a lap 76 restart en route to his fifth DIRTcar 358 Modified Series victory of the year in the Hurricane 100 Thursday night at Brewerton Speedway. Williamson was running in second behind Erick Rudolph when the yellow flag came out on lap 76 for Tim Sears Jr.’s right rear flat tire. Rudolph elected to restart from the outside, forcing Williamson to the bottom. Both drivers were on the gas early in turns…

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Phelps Captures Pole for Saturday’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150

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Phelps Captures Pole for Saturday’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Jimmy Phelps has earned the pole in a Big Block Modified three times at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, but on Thursday afternoon at Oswego Speedway the “Baldswinsville Bandit” captured the top spot in DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Time Trials for the first time in his career. Phelps hit the track in group five of six, setting a time of 20.948 seconds around the 5/8-mile “Clay Palace” to win the $1,000 STOP…

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Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third.

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Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third. Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comOSWEGO, NY – October 10, 2019 – The Top 6 drivers from today’s Time Trial session are locked into the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 on Sunday, October 13. Billy Decker, from Unadilla, NY, won the STOP Tech/GPS Pole Award at Oswego Speedway with a quick-time of 20.316 seconds for his eighth NAPA Super DIRT Week Big Block Modified pole. Runner up and defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion, Matt Sheppard, will start second and took…

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3  Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – October 9, 2019 Lightning Larry Wight picked up the victory in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party 100 lap event at Weedsport Speedway.             Wight was challenged by Mike Maresca on a lap 75 restart, where Maresca pulled even with Wight on the inside of turns three and four. Wight, however, was able to power off of turn four and clear Maresca.             “I was moving around there on the restart,” Wight said in…

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Matt Janczuk Rebounds for First Weedsport DIRTcar Sportsman Win

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Matt Janczuk Rebounds for First Weedsport DIRTcar Sportsman Win Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY — Oct. 9 2019 — Utica-Rome Speedway Sportsman champion Matt Janczuk stood on Weedsport Speedway “Victory Hill” Wednesday night capturing his first feature event there in his 17 year racing career. Just 24 hours earlier Janczuk had seen his championship car destroyed at Utica-Rome in a multi-car pileup that just about dashed his hopes for the DIRTcar Sportsman Series title. However, driver-owner Tom Juno had previously offered Matt a ride in his Power Seal 25 for Weedsport and Brewerton so Matt…

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Canadian racer heating up for NAPA Super DIRT Week riches

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Canadian racer heating up for NAPA Super DIRT Week riches Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar VERNON, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Mat Williamson took home the $4,000 top prize in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Pre-Game 100 Tuesday night at Utica-Rome Speedway. Williamson, of St. Catharines, Ontario, had a lucky redraw and led the 30-car field to the initial green flag. Jordan McCreadie hung with Williamson for the first couple laps before Williamson pulled away, beginning his dominant drive. Eighth-place starting Erick Rudolph was the early mover of the redraw cars, cracking the top five by lap-15. Much of the…

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Extends advantage in DIRTcar Sportsman Series championship

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Extends advantage in DIRTcar Sportsman Series championship Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar VERNON, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Sportsman champion Kevin Root extended his lead in this year’s race for the title as he captured the NAPA Auto Parts Super Dirt Week Pre-Game 40 lapper at Utica-Rome Speedway. After a three-car battle with young lion Jackson Gill and veteran Alan Fink, Root finally took the lead for good on lap 12 as he went from third to first. “Alan and Jackson got together and I steered so I could just diamond off the turn,” said Root, of Geneva,…

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Officials See Huge Car Count During NAPA Super DIRT Week Early Inspection

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Officials See Huge Car Count During NAPA Super DIRT Week Early Inspection Drivers across four divisions prepping for massive event at Oswego Speedway Story By: Chris Dolack, Joe Grabianowski and Billy Foley/DIRTcar OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Cars don’t hit the track until Wednesday afternoon at Oswego Speedway, and already 144 of them rolled through NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Early Bird Technical Inspection on Tuesday en route to what’s expected to be a huge car count. The astonishing number of cars — 31 more than went through Early Inspection last year — were lined up before…

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Michael Maresca Shocks The Modified Racing World Collecting $20,000 Outlaw 200 Win

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Michael Maresca Shocks The Modified Racing World Collecting $20,000 Outlaw 200 Win Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Fulton, NY - Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway Potsdam, NY racer Michael Maresca drove the race of his career, winning the 34th Annual Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 in front of a huge crowd and against an all-star modified field. During the majority of the first segment of the 200-lap race, Maresca, behind the wheel of his St. Lawrence Radiology, No. 7mm, Bicknell would chase Matt Sheppard to the lap 100 break. Whatever changes Maresca made to go…

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Dave Marcuccilli, Ronnie Davis III to Defend Weedsport Turf During 358-Modified Super DIRT Week Special

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Dave Marcuccilli, Ronnie Davis III to Defend Weedsport Turf During 358-Modified Super DIRT Week Special Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (October 3, 2019) – When the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series takes on Weedsport Speedway on Wednesday, October 9 as part of the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party, Dave Marcuccilli and Ronnie Davis III will be armed to defend their home turf. Since Weedsport’s rejuvenation in 2014, Marcuccilli and Davis have arguably risen as the speedway’s two most decorated Sportsman competitors, now transitioning to the DIRTcar 358-Modified ranks. Davis, who…

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Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 Next on the Horizon for Northeast Modified Teams

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Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 Next on the Horizon for Northeast Modified Teams New Last Chance Showdown added to the Saturday lineup Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Fulton, NY - The week is finally here that race teams and fans circle on their calendar yearly. One of the true crown jewel Northeast Modified racing events will continue its annual tradition of being one of the largest single day events on the racing calendar each year this Saturday, October 5. A full day of Modified activity will feature 10 lap heats, 12 lap consolations and new for…

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Rudolph & Root Take It To The Bank In Land Of Legends 2019 Season Finale

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Rudolph & Root Take It To The Bank In Land Of Legends 2019 Season Finale Canandaigua stars share Gerald Hears Memorial DIRTcar 'Build Your Bank Challenge' jackpot Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – September 29, 2019 – With anticipation of the mega-dollar DIRTcar 'Build Your Bank Challenge' presented by Phelps Cement Products and Canandaigua Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram reaching a crescendo during the final weekend of September, in truly fitting fashion encore performances by weekly Saturday night stars Erick Rudolph and Kevin Root brought down the curtain on the 2019 season at Land Of Legends Raceway. It…

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Brewerton Speedway 2020 Duel at the Demon SDS to Be Held on Friday, September 18

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Brewerton Speedway 2020 Duel at the Demon SDS to Be Held on Friday, September 18 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.comBREWERTON, NY – One of the must-see races for fans and race teams on the Super DIRTcar Series schedule is the series stop at the Brewerton Speedway. You can now make your plans for the 2020 ‘Duel at the Demon’ 100 for the Modified Super DIRTcar Series and the ‘Duel at the Demon’ 50 for the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series for Friday, September 18. The racing is not over at the Brewerton Speedway when the 2019 season…

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Fulton Speedway 2020 Outlaw 200 Weekend To Be Held On Friday & Saturday, October 2-3

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Fulton Speedway 2020 Outlaw 200 Weekend To Be Held On Friday & Saturday, October 2-3 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – With just a few days left before camping opens for the 34th Annual Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 Weekend, you can now circle your calendars and make plans for the 35th edition Widely known to fans and race teams as one of the crown jewels events in the Northeast, the 2020 milestone 35th edition will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 2-3. Below is this year’s schedule for the Outlaw 200 Weekend.…

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Lightning Quick Mod Lites Ready to Roll on Fulton Speedway Night One of Outlaw 200 Weekend Friday, October 4

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Lightning Quick Mod Lites Ready to Roll on Fulton Speedway Night One of Outlaw 200 Weekend Friday, October 4 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – If you have never seen the Mod Lites race before, don’t let their size fool you. These are purpose built racing rockets that put on close and exciting side-by-side racing. On Friday, October 4th the Fulton Speedway in conjunction with the Central New York Mod Lites Association present the $750-To-Win U.S Air Force Outlaw Weekend Championship. This race has a history of drawing the best racers from the Northeast,…

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