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Decker, Perrego, Williamson, Sheppard & Gular Enter OCFS With Short Track Super Series North Title Hopes Thursday

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  Decker, Perrego, Williamson, Sheppard & Gular Enter OCFS With Short Track Super Series North Title Hopes Thursday Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – It’s ‘title time’ for the Halmar International North Region of Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. This Thursday night (October 18) at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ will decide the 2018 STSS Halmar International North Region $12,500 champion. Five drivers enter the Legendary House of Power with a shot at the crown assuming Decker takes the green…

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Richest-Ever Single-Day Set For Short Track Super Series Thursday, October 18 At Orange County Fair Speedway

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Richest-Ever Single-Day Set For Short Track Super Series Thursday, October 18 At Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – The richest single day in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco takes place this Thursday, October 18. STSS Modifieds hit the track at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., Thursday night for the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ looking to capture the lion’s share of a purse totaling $49,225. Yes, $49,225 for a single-day, 50-lap event! The ’18 edition of the ‘Hard…

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No Changes At Brewerton & Fulton For 2019

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  Big Block Modifieds continue as Brewerton Speedway Headliner, Small Block Modifieds a Fulton Speedway staple again in 2019 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Baldwinsville, NY - As the successful 2018 racing season is now in the rear-view mirror, management of the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway are pleased to announce the 2019 weekly divisions to give competitors a jump on their plans for the 2019 racing season. Brewerton Speedway will again host the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as the headline division in 2019, with DIRTcar 358-Modifieds mixing in at a…

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Lightning Strikes For Wight At Oswego

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Larry Wight on Top of the World at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – October 7, 2018 – Gypsum Racing driver Lightning Larry Wight pulled off a late-race pass on veteran driver Jimmy Phelps and held off the five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion Stewart Friesen for the $50,000 pay day. Jimmy Phelps gambled on racing the entire Billy Whittaker Cars 200 without stopping for fuel or tires. Wight's lap 73 pit stop equipped him with fresh tires, which shot him to the top of the…

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Last-Lap Pass Puts Bachetti In Thunder Mountain Short Track SuperNationals Victory Lane

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Last-Lap Pass Puts Andy Bachetti In Thunder Mountain Short Track SuperNationals Victory Lane, Becomes 11th “Working Man’s Race” Winner Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – For the 11th consecutive edition, the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals produced a new winner. Sheffield, Mass., driver Andy Bachetti utilized a last-lap pass to put his name on the list of ‘Working Man’s Race’ champions Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway, annexing the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event in dramatic fashion. The SuperNationals was held at Thunder Mountain for the first time in its history with two days…

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Batman Thaws Out Mr. Freeze At Oswego

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Batman Gambles and Wins $20,000 Story By: DIRTcar Racing Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – October, 6, 2018 - Batman Peter Britten took advantage of the new competition pit stop to win the Camping World 150 for the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds. Giving up his top 10 running position on track, Britten came down pit road on lap 100 to take fuel and a new right rear tire and then drove from position 22 to the lead to collect the $20,000 check. "This feeling is just awesome," Britten said. "We learned last year that you have to make sure your…

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The Top 30 Starters in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 are Set

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The Top 30 Starters in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 are Set Story By: DIRTcar Racing Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – October 5, 2018 – The Gander Outdoors Friday Night Lights Triple 30s brought the huge crowd to their feet with fantastic drives from winners Peter Britten, Danny Johnson, and Gary Lindberg. Graham Motorsports won two out of the three qualifiers making them the hot team of the weekend. NAPA Super DIRT Week surprise Gary Lindberg timed in the Top 6 and went on to win his 30-lap qualifier. Peter Britten is looking to redeem his last lap…

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First 15 Rows Set for Camping World 150

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First 15 Rows Set for Camping World 150 Story By Rob Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 5, 2018 — The DIRTcar 358 Modified teams battled for three $1,000 top prizes in the Gander Outdoors Friday Night Lights Triple 25s. In addition to the first-place cash, drivers were fighting for a starting spot in Saturday’s Camping World 150. Starting lineups for the 25 lap qualifiers were determined by the Time Trial results from earlier Friday afternoon. Triple 25 #1 Tim Fuller started on the pole and collected the checkered flag in the first 25-lap qualifier for the…

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Top Six Big-Block Modifieds are Locked in on Fast Times

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Top Six Big-Block Modifieds are Locked in on Fast Times Story By: DIRTcar Racing Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 5, 2018 – The Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series took Hot Laps and Time-Trials today to lock in the Top 6 starting positions and found out what their cars have for the 5/8-mile Oswego Speedway. The Baldwinsville Bandit Jimmy Phelps took the Teo Pro Car Pole Award with a time of 21.233. Jimmy Phelps was happy to be at the top, but he and his team are in it for the long haul. "In practice we…

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Lightning Larry Picks Up Brewerton Win With Late Pass

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Wight Bookends Brewerton's Hurricane 100 Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. – Larry Wight picked up the victory in the Hurricane 100 358-Modified Series event at Brewerton Speedway as a part of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII. Wight took advantage of Steve Bernier's lap-98 miscue in turn two and drove on to win the 100-lap main event. A full field of 30 cars were led to the green flag by Wight and Michael Parent. Wight got the advantage on the outside and would go on to lead the first 35 laps. After a…

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Dave Marcuccilli Title Contender With Brewerton Win

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Dave Marcuccilli Title Contender With Brewerton Win Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Entering Brewerton Speedway's Hurricane 100 night of racing Dave Marcuccilli was 33 points behind Brad Rouse in the chase for the Mr. Dirt crown. With Marcuccilli winning his second series event in as many nights that gap might have been trimmed down just a bit more. Standing alongside his car in the pits the winner said, "These two wins definitely allowed me to close in a lot on Brad (Rouse). Now we'll just have to see how Oswego goes as we prepare for next weekend…

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Marcuccilli Masterful In Weedsport Dirt Week Opener

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Dave Marcuccilli Captures Weedsport Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Dave Marcuccilli entered Wednesday nights' 30-lap Mr. DiRTcar Sportsman Tour event facing a serious challenge, but shortly after the bell tolled midnight, the veteran driver was celebrating on Victory Hill after edging out Kevin Root and Andrew Smith. Marcuccilli said, "I really needed to make up points coming into tonight. It hurt me this year as I didn't follow the region." And with point leader Brad Rouse running the final 10 laps with a left front flat and finishing ninth Marcuccilli hoped it was enough to help. The…

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Rudolph Runs During Weedsport Dirt Week Kick Off

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Rudolph: In Charge at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – October 3, 2018 - Erick Rudolph scored his ninth career series victory in the NAPA Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party presented by Ferris St. Lawrence Radiology 358-Modified 100-lap main event at Weedsport Speedway Wednesday night. Tim Sears Jr. and Pat Ward rounded out the podium with strong finishes. With all the moisture put down in the last 48 hours, the track was fast and tricky as the cushion built up throughout the night. Pat Ward led the 31-car field to the green flag…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES IS COMING TO NEW YORK STATE FAIRGROUNDS EXPO CENTER MARCH 8-9, 2019

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES IS COMING TO NEW YORK STATE FAIRGROUNDS EXPO CENTER MARCH 8-9, 2019 FEATURING THREE QUARTER MIDGETS, SLINGSHOTS, CHAMP KARTS; TITLES TO BE DECIDED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY October 2, 2018 . . . The Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP Racing Fuels will make its debut at The New York State Fairgrounds Exposition Center in Syracuse, NY on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 2019. The Syracuse program will include two complete programs with qualifying and feature events for the Three Quarter (TQ) Midgets, Slingshots and…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Set To Invade Brewerton Speedway Thursday, October 4

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  DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Set To Invade Brewerton Speedway Thursday, October 4 During Super DIRT Week XLVII Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - All roads this Thursday night, October 4 will lead to the Brewerton Speedway when one of the most popular races during Oswego Speedway Super DIRT Week XLVII will take place. On the exciting race card will be the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series 26th Annual Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux Hurricane 100 presented by SUNY Canton. Adding to the racing thrills, the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series will do battle on the…

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Perrego and Jordan Capture King Of The Catskills Main Events At Accord

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Perrego and Jordan Capture King Of The Catskills Main Events At Accord Speedway Story By: Steve Pados/Accord Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Ulster County weather was warm and breezy in the afternoon but once the sun went down a brisk chill filled the air. Nevertheless, the heated and competitive action packed racing on the speedway kept the crowd entertained throughout the King of the Catskills events. The Accord Speedway was in top form and a solid roster of drivers and a standing room only crowd proved to be a win/win for Promoters Gary and Donna Palmer to host their…

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Albany-Saratoga 2018 Season Champions

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Albany-Saratoga 2018 Season Champions Story By: Tom Biggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – There were a lot of memorable moments at Albany-Saratoga Speedway during the 2018 season, but nothing can compare to “Championship Night,” when the point races in the three major divisions at the historic Malta track went right down to the wire, and even down to the final lap. When the night was over, Brett Hearn (modifieds), Tim Hartman Jr. (sportsman), Kenny Martin Jr. (pro stocks), Randy Miller (street stocks), Steve Ryan (dual cam four-cylinders) and Johnny Bennett (single-cam four-cylinders) were all wearing crowns. Because…

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Jimmy Phelps Cruises To Third Popular Outlaw 200 Win At The Fulton Speedway

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  Jimmy Phelps Cruises To Third Popular Outlaw 200 Win At The Fulton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Jimmy Phelps from Baldwinsville, NY wrote his name in the record books Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway 33rdAnnual Outlaw 200 weekend by winning his third SUNY Canton Modified Outlaw 200. Jimmy Phelps took the lead on lap 122 when leader Danny Johnson suddenly slowed on the speedway with an issue. Over the final 76 laps Phelps had his car working on every groove of the speedway, putting cars down a…

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Brad Rouse Takes Round 1 of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Fall Championship

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Brad Rouse Takes Round 1 of DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Fall Championship Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – September 30, 2018 – Western Region Champion St. Catherines, Ontario native Brad Rouse held off persistent challenges from Kyle Inman, Shane Pecore, and Dave Marcuccilli over the course of the 50-lap Sportsman Shootout sponsored by Industrial Tire of CNY at Fulton Speedway. Rouse was pleased to start the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Fall Championship with a win and a $2500 check. Dave Marcuccilli came on strong at the end and picked up second place…

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DIRTcar Pro Stock 50 Promises to Thrill the Crowd Again in 2018

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The DIRTcar Pro Stock 50 Promises to Thrill the Crowd Again in 2018 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 29, 2018 – When it comes to full-fender racing, you might not think of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. However, those who have witnessed the Super DIRT Week Pro Stock feature know they put on one of the best shows of the week. Race fans will see the highly competitive drivers lean on each other in the corners and bump down the straightaway vying for position. The racing is fierce, and since…

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The Camping World 150 Highlights the Saturday Portion of NAPA Super DIRT Week

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The Camping World 150 Highlights the Saturday Portion of NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 28, 2018 - The Camping World 150 on Saturday, October 6 is one of the most coveted titles in the 358 Modified ranks. $20,000 is up for grabs at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for the first-place finishing DIRTcar 358 Modified driver. Drivers from all across the Northeast and Canada will polish their weekly racers into shape for the 150-lap feature race in hopes of capturing attention and, ultimately, the win in…

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Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend Sponsors Step up For Sportsman Shootout

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Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend Sponsors Step up For Sportsman Shootout Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – The 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton is set to unleash the horsepower this Friday and Saturday, September 28-29 on the ‘Highbanks’ of the Fulton Speedway. One of the crown jewels events to win in Northeast Sportsman racing is the Industrial of CNY Sportsman Shootout 50. The event always draws the best Sportsman racers from the Northeast and Canada. In 2017 - 111 racers attempted to qualify for one of the coveted starting spots…

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11th Annual American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals Set For October 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway

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11th Annual American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals Set For October 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – The 11th annual ‘Working Man’s Race’ is taking shape for Friday-Saturday, October 5-6 at Thunder Mountain Speedway. ‘It’s time to climb’ for racers attending the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals being contested at the Spoonhower family’s three-eighths-mile oval for the first time in its history. Two full days of auto racing are on the docket headlined by the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified $5,000-to-win main on Saturday night. Friday night (Oct. 5) brings…

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Concludes on Sunday, October 7 with the Grand Daddy of All Big-Block Modified Races, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Concludes on Sunday, October 7 with the Grand Daddy of All Big-Block Modified Races, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC – September 27, 2018 – NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week is an event like no other, culminating with one of the most coveted races in all of dirt motorsports, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200. All eyes will be on Oswego Speedway from October 1-7 wanting to know who will win the Teo Pro Car Pole Award, who looks racy in practice, who will…

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Industrial Tire of CNY Returns As Title Sponsor Of Sportsman Shootout At The Fulton Speedway 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend

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Industrial Tire of CNY Returns As Title Sponsor Of Sportsman Shootout At The Fulton Speedway 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend September 28-29 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – - Major marketing partner, Industrial Tire of CNY, will once again be the title sponsor of the lucrative, driver and fan favorite Sportsman Shootout Championship 50 during the 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on Friday & Saturday, September 28-29. Known as one of the crown jewels and prestigious races to win for the Sportsman in the Northeast, one had to look no…

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Malta Locks In Date for 2019 Super DIRTcar Weekend

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Malta locks in date for Super DIRTcar Weekend Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – Albany-Saratoga Speedway will be going back to its roots in the 2019 racing season, running a major race in the month of September. Promoter Lyle DeVore announced that the historic Malta track has secured the weekend of Sept. 20-22 to host a Super DIRTcar Weekend. “We haven’t got all the plans finalized yet, but DIRTcar has confirmed that we’ve definitely got that weekend locked in,” DeVore said. “We want to do something really special for the Capital Region fans.” According…

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Deyo Signs Three-Year Agreement For Operation Of Fonda Speedway

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  BD Motorsports Media LLC Signs Three-Year Agreement For Operation Of Fonda Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – Fonda Speedway is in new hands for 2019 and beyond. BD Motorsports Media LLC announced today a three-year lease agreement with the Fonda Fair Board to operate the ‘Track of Champions’ half-mile oval from 2019-2021. BD Motorsports Media LLC operator Brett Deyo now assumes the role of promoter at the fairgrounds facility. “For a lifelong fan of Modified racing, taking the helm at Fonda Speedway is an honor and responsibility,” Deyo said. “Fonda…

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Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series Draws to a Close During Super DIRT Week on October 3

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  Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series Draws to a Close During Super DIRT Week on October 3 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 25, 2018) – More than 100 DIRTcar Sportsman drivers have taken on Weedsport Speedway in 2018 with Dave Marcuccilli leading the way in the Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series after six point paying events, with a champion officially being declared during the Wednesday, October 3 Super DIRT Week Kick-Off, presented by Ferris Industries. Since opening the series on May 20, Marcuccilli has claimed a series leading three main event wins…

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Fulton Speedway Welcomes Event And Division Title Sponsors For The 33rd Annual Outlaw 200

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  The Fulton Speedway Welcomes Event And Division Title Sponsors For The 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend September 28-29 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY - The Fulton Speedway would like to thank and recognize their marketing partners who are division and event sponsors for the 33rd Annual Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on September 28-29. Event & 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 For Modifieds Title Sponsor – SUNY Canton SUNY Canton has been long known as one of the top schools in the State Universities of New York system…

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Exciting New Format for Camping World 150

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Exciting New Format for Camping World 150 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – September 22, 2018 – DIRTcar Northeast has revealed a new twist for the 358 Modified Camping World 150 on Saturday, October 6 during the 47th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. The added element is this: On or around lap 100, a 5-lap competition caution period will allow teams to pit for tires and fuel without being penalized laps. Drivers may decline to pit and will gain positions on those that choose to make the pit…

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Fulton Speedway Takes Center Stage September 28-29 With The 33rd Outlaw 200 Weekend

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Fulton Speedway Takes Center Stage September 28-29 With The 33rd Outlaw 200 Weekend Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – One of the most prestigious events to win in Northeast racing is set to take place this Friday & Saturday, September 28-29 when all roads lead to the Fulton Speedway for the 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton. The party gets underway Wednesday, September 26th when camping will officially open at 5:00 pm. There are no reserved camping spots as it is a on a first come, first serve basis. On-track action…

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MATT HIRSCHMAN WINS 5TH U.S. OPEN RoC MODIFIED 125 AT LANCASTER

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  MATT HIRSCHMAN WINS 5TH U.S. OPEN RoC MODIFIED 125 AT LANCASTER Tommy Catalano takes U.S. Open Late Model win; Sharpe third-straight Street Stock crown Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Natl. Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (September 23, 2018) – Matt Hirschman of Northampton, PA won the 30th annual U.S. Open 125 Race of Champions Modified Series event on Sunday afternoon at Lancaster National Speedway for his record-tying fifth U.S. Open Modified win. In additional action from U.S. Open Sunday, Tommy Catalano of Ontario, N.Y. won the 30-lap Race of Champions Late Model Series event. Rich Sharpe of Lancaster won the Advance Auto…

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FULLER TAKES IMPRESSIVE WIN AT FONDA IN “THE JACK”

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FULLER TAKES IMPRESSIVE WIN AT FONDA IN “THE JACK” Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Saturday evening at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway, the pit area was filled to capacity, actually overloaded with race cars for a five division racing program on day two of Thunder Along the Mohawk weekend 2018. With the grandstand filled to capacity and many fans in the bleacher areas as well it was truly a fitting way to honor legendary Fonda Speedway driver Jumpin’ Jack Johnson with a tribute to him simply called “The Jack”. Making it…

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Tim Fuller Wins “The Jack” for Guaranteed 12th Place Starting Position at NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Tim Fuller Wins “The Jack” for Guaranteed 12th Place Starting Position at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – September 22, 2018 – Tim Fuller goes back-to-back in Super DIRTcar Series Feature events after winning “The Jack” at Fonda Speedway. For Fuller, his Mohawk Int’l Raceway victory was sweet, but clinching a guaranteed 12th place starting position at the Billy Whitaker Cars & Trux 200 NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week finale is sweeter. NASCAR Camping World Truck Championship contender Stewart Friesen lead a majority of the laps, but failed…

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Stewart Friesen Fights off Competition for DIRTcar 358 Modified Win

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Stewart Friesen Fights off Competition for DIRTcar 358 Modified Win Story By: Joe Grabianoski/Super DIRTcar Series FONDA, NY – September 21, 2018 – Stewart Friesen found himself in a familiar place on Friday, Victory Lane at Fonda Speedway. However, this win was a little different from any of the others. This time Stewart Friesen picked up his first career DIRTcar 358 Modified tour win. Friesen passed Bobby Varin midway through the race and successfully fended off Varin’s challenges. Varin finished second while veteran driver Pat Ward crossed the finish line in third place. With a time-limit set by Mother Nature,…

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The “Thunder Rolls” This Sunday Night (Sept. 23) As Short Track Super Series Invades Thunder Mountain Speedway

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  The “Thunder Rolls” This Sunday Night (Sept. 23) As Short Track Super Series Invades Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – The ‘thunder rolls’ this Sunday, September 23. After rain nixed the first shot in May, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds make their first appearance of the season this Sunday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y. A payout totaling $25,000-plus awaits the ground-pounding STSS Modifieds for 50 laps at the fifth running of ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ at the…

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Reserved Seating, Camping Still Available for Weedsport’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off on Wednesday, October 3

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Reserved Seating, Camping Still Available for Weedsport’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off on Wednesday, October 3 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 19, 2018) –The 47th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week will take place throughout Central New York from October 3-7 with the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds attacking the Weedsport Speedway oval on Wednesday, October 3 for the St. Lawrence Radiology 100. Reserved seating and camping are still available for the kick-off to racing’s biggest party by visiting www.weedsportspeedway.com. Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party, presented by Ferris Industries, will start pre-race as…

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The Fulton Speedway Thanks SUNY Canton For Their Decade Of Support Of The Outlaw 200 Weekend

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The Fulton Speedway Thanks SUNY Canton For Their Decade Of Support Of The Outlaw 200 Weekend Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – Less than two weeks it’s one of the crown jewels in Northeast Motorsports, the Fulton Speedway 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on September 28-29. Even though the Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend partnership with SUNY Canton is ending, this is a time for celebration. For their decade of unwavering support, SUNY Canton’s Michael Perry (Executive Director-College Association, Inc.) has been named the grand Marshall and Brenda Winters (Controller…

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Bicknell Racing Products Again A Major Player At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend

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  Bicknell Racing Products Again A Major Player At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend September 28-29; Tickets And Weekend Schedule Available Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Bicknell Racing Products out of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, will once again be stepping up in a big way for the Modified and Sportsman teams during the 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton at the Fulton Speedway on Friday & Saturday, September 28-29. Bicknell Racing Products is your one stop place where they provide the winning edge in the racing industry from chassis,…

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Duel at the Demon 100

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Duel at the Demon 100 Story By: Joe Grabianoski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - September 14, 2018 – A driver’s fate in dirt racing is often decided by a thin membrane of rubber, a drop of racing fuel, or even one final lap. As fate would have it, Matt Sheppard made the winning moving on the very last lap over Pat Ward, who had galloped away from the field most of the night at Brewerton Speedway. Sheppard motored his no. 9s Big-Block Modified into turn 3, beneath the lapped traffic, and swept…

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RJ Sweet In KoD Small Block Affair

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RJ Sweet In KoD Small Block Affair Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA – What’s the difference between a fourth-place car and a first-place car? The sweet spot. Ronnie Johnson found that sweet spot Friday night, rocketing out of his seventh starting spot to win the 40-lap King of Dirt 358 Series Small Block Nationals that brought the curtain down on the 2018 racing season on Albany-Saratoga speedway. Johnson took the lead away from front-row starter Bobby Varin on lap 13 and held off a late challenge from Marc Johnson to record his fourth victory of…

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American Racer Cup Match Races Return To Short Track SuperNationals Oct. 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway

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American Racer Cup Match Races Return To Short Track SuperNationals Oct. 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – The American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco came to a dramatic conclusion for 2018 on Labor Day weekend. Now, it’s time to let the champions battle head-to-head. American Racer Cup Match Races return as an attraction during American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 11 Friday-Saturday October 5-6 at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y. The one-on-one events made their debut during the 2017 Short Track SuperNationals at Afton (N.Y.) Motorsports Park…

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358-Modified Super DIRT Week Kick-Off at Weedsport Added to MAVTV, SPEED SPORT Lineup

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358-Modified Super DIRT Week Kick-Off at Weedsport Added to MAVTV, SPEED SPORT Lineup Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 11, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off, presented by Ferris Industries, featuring the DIRTcar 358-Modified St. Lawrence Radiology 100 on Wednesday, October 3 has been added to the 2018 national television lineup for SPEED SPORT and MAVTV. Boasting one of the most diverse racing schedules in all of the country, the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds now join a SPEED SPORT television series that has included the Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks, USAC Sprint Cars, RUSH…

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Modified Super DIRTcar Series Invades The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, September 14

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  Modified Super DIRTcar Series Invades The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, September 14 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Racing returns this Friday, September 14th when Universal Metal Works presents one of the must-see events of the 2018 racing season at the Brewerton Speedway. A strong field of Brewerton Speedway regulars will be looking to keep the cash at home against a stout field of invaders in the Modified Super DIRTcar Series ‘Duel at the Demon’ 100 and DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Duel at the Demon’ 50. Speedway regulars will be led by Tracey…

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Reserved Seating Now On Sale For The Brewerton Speedway Hurricane 100 Thursday, October 4

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Reserved Seating Now On Sale For The Brewerton Speedway Hurricane 100 Thursday, October 4 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – One of the most popular events during Super DIRT Week for race teams and fans happens every Thursday night during the week of speed at the Brewerton Speedway. Thursday, October 4th all roads from SDW will converge on the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ for the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series - Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux ‘Hurricane 100’ Presented by SUNY Canton plus the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Hurricane 50.’ Reserved seats are being offered this…

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BEDNASZ, CRYAN & DRESSEL CLINCH LANCASTER TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS

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BEDNASZ, CRYAN & DRESSEL CLINCH LANCASTER TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS Jake Vernon gets first Lancaster Sportsman win; Sharpe & Brunka win again Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Natl. Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Lancaster Natl. Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (September 8, 2018) – Lancaster National Speedway’s X-Press Signs Stock Car Series put a bow on the 2018 regular season on Saturday night during Season Championship Night. Owen Bednasz of Lakeview, N.Y. locked up the VP Racing Fuels Sportsman championship. Andy Cryan of Buffalo celebrated his first career Advanced Auto Parts Street Stock track title. Dan Dressel of Amherst, N.Y. took top honors in the Roaming…

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Small Town Shade Performing Pre-Race at Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off

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Small Town Shade Performing Pre-Race at Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off; Camping Still Available Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 7, 2018) –The 47th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week will take place throughout Central New York from October 3-7 with the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds attacking the Weedsport Speedway oval on Wednesday, October 3 for the St. Lawrence Radiology 100. Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party, presented by Ferris Industries, will start pre-race as Cortland, NY based country music band, Small Town Shade, will perform before the action begins in the…

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Big wins for Gustafson, Schenk, Horvatits, and Hanbury as the Shootout at the Bullring approaches

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Big wins for Gustafson, Schenk, Horvatits, and Hanbury as the Shootout at the Bullring approaches… Story By: Dan Turner /Wyoming County Intl. Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Wyoming County Intl. Speedway As the 2018 whines down, everyone thought turn to one of biggest racing weekend in the Northeast. Known as the Shootout at the Bullring. It’s a 2 day event this year with racing starting Friday night Oct 12th and more racing Saturday Oct 13th. To cap off the fall weekend is the 100 lap Jim Pierce Memorial race. Why is this race so important? Well first it’s a tribute to…

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Larry Wight Wins Two Fulton Speedway Main Events And Modified Track Championship

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Larry Wight Wins Two Fulton Speedway Main Events And Modified Track Championship Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Saturday at the Fulton Speedway Larry Wight had a race night that he, his race team or his fans won’t soon forget on the final points night of the 2018 season. In the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Wight went from huge engine issues to start the night, to an engine change, winning the B-Main and finally winning one of the closet A-Mains in the history of ESS where the top-three were separated by 0.075 of…

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Tremont Punches His Ticket to NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII with a $25,500 Check

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Tremont Punches His Ticket to NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII with a $25,500 Check Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON, NY – September 1, 2018 – 2018 has turned out to be a banner year for the Lebanon Valley Speedway fan favorite, and veteran wheel man Kenny Tremont Jr. This summer he was inducted into the DIRT Hall of Fame in Weedsport, NY and now he is this year’s Mr. Dirt Track USA. Tremont, who started in seventh position, won fierce battles with second place Brett Hearn and third place Mike Mahaney.…

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