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MAKING THE “GRAND DADDY” EVENT AT FONDA TRULY SPECIAL

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MAKING THE “GRAND DADDY” EVENT AT FONDA TRULY SPECIAL Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – This past Saturday September 16, one of the biggest if not the biggest events for the sportsman division was held at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway when the “Grand Daddy” event, which was presented by Tom & Sharon Spencer and Adirondack Leather, was held in memory of the late Don Warner. To put an event of this magnitude on at any race track is a huge deal and the Warner family had many sponsors step up to the…

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Sportsman Drivers Stand Ready for the NAPA Super DIRT Week Chevy Performance 75

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Talented Pool of Sportsman Drivers Stand Ready for the NAPA Super DIRT Week Chevy Performance 75 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. - Sept. 19, 2017 - As the most pervasive class at DIRTcar Northeast tracks, the Sportsman Modified division consists of a talented group of drivers, some of whom have already had a stellar season and are favored to win the Chevy Performance 75 on Sunday, October 8. Rocky Warner: This guy has been dominating the Sportsman division this season. He has already collected 20 wins under the DIRTcar banner, plus other victories along the…

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FONDA SPEEDWAY PRESENTS A HUGE TWO DAY RACING PROGRAM THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY

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FONDA SPEEDWAY PRESENTS A HUGE TWO DAY RACING PROGRAM THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23 the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will run a huge two day racing program with the running of the “Prelude to the Party Weekend”! Friday evenings racing schedule includes the King of Dirt (KOD) 358 Modifieds, the DIRTcar/King of Dirt (KOD) 602 Sportsman, an open pro stock feature with DIRTcar rules in effect, the CRSA sprint cars, street stocks, and modified warm ups for anyone looking for…

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Nine Events, Nine Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winners; 10th “Working Man’s Race” Victor October 7?

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Nine Events, Nine Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winners; 10th “Working Man’s Race” Victor October 7? Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff AFTON, NY – In nine editions, the ‘Working Man’s Race’ last lived up to its name. Nine big-block/small-block Modified races, nine different winners. On Friday-Saturday, October 6-7, the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals celebrates its 10th anniversary at Afton Motorsports Park. The Modifieds run 50 laps - $5,000 to win, $400 to start – offering points toward the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Halmar International North Region. The Modified…

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NON-STOP RACING ON SATURDAY OF EASTERN STATES WEEKEND

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NON-STOP RACING ON SATURDAY OF EASTERN STATES WEEKEND Small-Block Modifieds and 305 Sprint Cars Star on Saturday Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Harry Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (September 18)……..The Small-Block Modifieds, powered by 358-cubic inch engines, will be the Saturday, October 21 headline attraction during the 56th Annual Eastern States Weekend at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. This year’s 41st Annual Eastern States Small-Block Modified Championship Presented by Halmar International, WLR Construction, and Arkel Motors race will be 100 laps in distance. A star-studded lineup of top Small-Block Modified drivers from the entire Northeast dirt track Modified…

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Escape RV Joins October 19 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway

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Escape RV Joins October 19 Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway As Presenting Sponsor Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY – The Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at Orange County Fair Speedway has generated buzz among racers and fans as a kickoff to the 56th annual Eastern States Weekend. Escape RV has joined the Thursday, October 19 event as a presenting sponsor as the countdown continues to the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Halmar International North Region finale. STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds will roar…

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Tim Fuller wins an entertaining Super DIRTcar Series event at Mohawk

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Tim Fuller wins an entertaining Super DIRTcar Series event at Mohawk! Fuller’s first Super DIRTcar Series Victory of 2017 Story By: Tim Baltz/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com HOGANSBURG, NY – SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 – While Mohawk International Raceway regulars showed the way early in the 100-lap event, it was Super DIRTcar Series regular, Tim Fuller that was able to get by Billy Dunn on Lap 60 en route to his first Series victory of 2017. “We gambled before tonight to see if we wanted to bring the big or small block and we decided on the small block,”…

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VARIN “KING OF DIRT” AT A/S

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VARIN “KING OF DIRT” Miller Cashes In Big In “Street Stock Nationals” Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (September 15, 2017 ) - Bobby Varin came to Albany-Saratoga Speedway Friday night and drove away with the $3,000 payday in the "King of the Dirt 358 Nationals. Starting from the third spot by virtue of the draw, Varin stalked the leaders early in the 40-lap race. On lap 29 he pulled a slide job on Jeremy Wilder, who had led from the get-go. Coming out of turn 2 Wilder went a bit high and Varin…

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Corey Barker Tops Star Studded DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Field At The Brewerton Speedway

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Corey Barker Tops Star Studded DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Field At The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – September 15, 2017 – Corey Barker from Fulton, NY gave himself the best birthday present possible Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway, a trip to victory lane after winning the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series Central Region “Duel at the Demon 50” presented by Gillee’s CITGO Lubricants. In the feature, Central Region series point leader Dave Marcuccilli would take command of the race on lap-4 and looked to run away and hide with the only…

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Sheppard Comes on Late to Win Duel at the Demon 100 at Brewerton Speedway

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Sheppard Comes on Late to Win Duel at the Demon 100 at Brewerton Speedway Story By: Mike Mallett/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Sept. 15, 2017 – It was a wild night at the Brewerton Speedway as Matt Sheppard continued his solid form taking home his ninth Super DIRTcar Series triumph of the 2017 racing season. The Waterloo, N.Y., driver did it the hard way by first passing Brewerton Speedway track champion and Super DIRTcar Series high-point man Billy Decker before working over Larry Wight in the final ten laps to pass him…

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Action Heats up at Fulton Speedway with the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Modified “Win and You’re In”

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Action Heats up at Fulton Speedway with the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Modified "Win and You're In" Big-Block Modified drivers will vie for final qualifying spot in NAPA Super DIRT Week's Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Mike Johnson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - September 14, 2017 - As the sun goes down at Oswego Speedway on Saturday afternoon, October 7, the lights will go on at Fulton Speedway , just 15 minutes away, when the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series joins NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week for one night…

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FALL FINALE CLOSES OUT ALBANY-SARATOGA SEASON

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FALL FINALE CLOSES OUT ALBANY-SARATOGA SEASON $1000 to Win Classic Muscle Car Street Stock Race On, Card Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (September 12, 2017)- The poet T.S. Elliot said: "Life doesn't end with a bang but with a whimper." That is not true of the season finale at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. The 2017 season will come to close with a bang and then some. On the card, for Friday night, September 15, is "The King of the Dirt 358 Modified Series." The 40-lap race will be known as "The Small Block Nationals" and…

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‘Hard Clay Finale’ Short Track Super Series Special Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend

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Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Short Track Super Series Special Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY – The 56th annual Eastern States Weekend ranks as the most historic dirt Modified event in the Northeast. In 2017, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP kicks it all off. The Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ is set for Thursday, October 19 at Orange County Fair Speedway, launching a true ‘weekend of speed’ at the venerable five-eighths-mile oval. The 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event will bring down…

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“Working Man’s Race” Puts Street Stocks in Spotlight

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“Working Man’s Race” Puts Street Stocks in Spotlight; $1,000 to win Trackside Products Feature; American Racer Champion’s Dash! Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Otto Graham/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – The “Working Man’s Race” wouldn’t be complete without a special event for the full-fender weekend warriors. For the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10, Street Stock racers will enjoy the limelight on Saturday, October 7 at Afton Motorsports Park thanks to the support of Trackside Products and American Racer/Lias Tire. For the first time ever, a ‘Champion’s Dash’ will be held with invitations extended to regional Street Stock champions at…

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Transforming the Steel Palace to the Clay Palace

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Transforming the Steel Palace to the Clay Palace Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 11, 2017 - As soon as Oswego Speedway closed its doors on the 2017 season last week, DIRTcar Racing crews began the arduous task of once again taking the historic speedway back to its dirt-racing roots, transforming the Steel Palace to a Clay Palace for Racing's Biggest Party. For the second straight year, Oswego Speedway will host NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week from October 1- 8, 2017. This year, officials gained access to the facility two weeks earlier than…

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Oswego Speedway’s Small Block Super Stars Hit the Road this Sunday for ‘Fall Brawl 50’ at Evans Mills Speedway

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Oswego Speedway’s Small Block Super Stars Hit the Road this Sunday for ‘Fall Brawl 50’ at Evans Mills Speedway Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (September 11, 2017) - Before offseason maintenance begins in anticipation of Oswego Speedway’s 27th consecutive season of Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supermodified action to begin in May 2018, the stars and cars of the SBS division will have one more shot to compete before the long wait until spring in this Sunday’s ‘Fall Brawl 50’ for the Lighthouse Lanes SBS Series at Evans Mills Speedway. This Sunday’s show will be…

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DON WARNER MEMORIAL BRINGS FONDA SPEEDWAY BACK TO ACTION ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16

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“THE GRAND DADDY” DON WARNER MEMORIAL BRINGS FONDA SPEEDWAY BACK TO ACTION ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16 AFTER THE ANNUAL FONDA FAIR Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com After a three-week break for the annual Fonda Fair, the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will be back in action on Saturday, September 16 with a special racing program consisting of a 50-lap event for the 602 sportsman titled “The Grand Daddy”. The race, which will be presented, by Tom and Sharon Spencer and Adirondack Leather will pay $2,000 to win plus additional lap money that will also be available…

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VETERAN ORANGE COUNTY RACERS SEEK EASTERN STATES GOLD

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VETERAN ORANGE COUNTY RACERS SEEK EASTERN STATES GOLD Former winners looking for a return to Victory Lane Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (September 11)……..Five veteran drivers who are also previous Eastern States victors and Orange County Fair Speedway Big-Block Modified point champions are looking to a return to Victory Lane in the headline Eastern States 200, Sunday, October 22 at the historic Middletown, New York five-eighths-mile “Hard Clay” race track. The five, who competed weekly at the speedway in 2017, include 1988 winner Rich Eurich, 1991 and 1995 winner Jimmy Horton, 2007 winner…

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Tremont Jr. Claims KoD Win, Champions Crowned

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Kenny Tremont Jr. Claims KoD Win, Champions Crowned Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com The final night of the racing season at Lebanon Valley Speedway saw some great racing action, but also an incredible amount of feistiness. Drivers wanted to get all they could before the curtain came down. By virtue of the redraw, Demetrios Drellos scored the pole for the 35-lap King of Dirt Small Block Modified feature. Once the green came out, Drellos used short-run speed to open up a gap on Brett Haas. Within a few laps, Haas began to turn the tables.…

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Warner Pockets $5,000 in Ultimate Sportsman Showdown at Utica-Rome

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Warner Pockets $5,000 in Ultimate Sportsman Showdown at Utica-Rome Story By: John Tiff/Utica-Rome Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY – It came down to a race between two of the best in the Sportsman division on Sunday night at the Utica-Rome Speedway in the first ever Ultimate Sportsman Showdown. Rocky Warner and Dave Marcuccilli battled during the 50-lap feature with Warner coming out on top and taking the winner’s share of $5,000. “This is pretty darn good,” said Warner after a roof dance in victory lane. “I got to thank the sponsors that put the money up. I hope…

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Brewerton Speedway Welcomes Muscular Dystrophy Association As Part Of The Duel At The Demon On Friday

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The Brewerton Speedway Welcome Muscular Dystrophy Association As Part Of The Duel At The Demon On Friday, Sept 15 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – September 10, 2017 – When there are people in need nobody steps up like the racing family. On Friday, September 15 folks from the Muscular Dystrophy Association will be on hand at the Brewerton Speedway for the Modified Super DIRTcar Series “Duel at the Demon 100” and the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series “Duel at the Demon 50” presented by Gillie's NAPA Auto.Truck.Marine.HD and Gillie’s CITGO Lubricants.…

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RONNIE JOHNSON WINS WILD 358-MODIFIED FEATURE AT A/S

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RONNIE JOHNSON WINS WILD 358-MODIFIED FEATURE AT A/S Warner and Stone Also Cash In Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Malta, New York (September 9, 2017 ) - With extra money on the line Ronnie Johnson waited until the final lap of the 40-lap 358 Modified feature to cash in on the $2,500 payday on Friday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. When a yellow came out with two laps remaining, the huge lead and almost assured win that Jeremy Wilder had was erased. When the final green flag dropped Johnson drove through turns 1 and 2 on…

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Wood, Abold, Forbes, Kritzman and Leaty Announced as Oswego Speedway’s 2017 Mitchell’s Speedway Press Hall of Fame Inductees

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Wood, Abold, Forbes, Kritzman and Leaty Announced as Oswego Speedway’s 2017 Mitchell’s Speedway Press Hall of Fame Inductees  Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (September 7, 2017) - A tradition on Budweiser International Classic Weekend at Oswego Speedway, track management in conjunction with Hall of Fame presenting sponsor Mitchell’s Speedway Press has announced the 2017 Mitchell’s Speedway Press Hall of Fame inductees. This year’s Hall of Fame inductees are the 115th, 116th, 117th, 118th and 119th in track history, which include two drivers, two employees and a car owner that can all still be found…

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Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, NY Joins DIRTcar Racing Banner

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Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, NY Joins DIRTcar Racing Banner Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 8, 2017 - The race track formerly known as Canandaigua Speedway will join the DIRTcar Racing sanctioning banner in 2018 as Land of Legends Raceway. The Ontario County Fair Board and promoter Paul Cole have signed a deal for 2018 and '19 for the operation of the speedway in Canandaigua, NY. The track will now be managed and operated as Land of Legends Raceway, building off of the longtime nickname of the famed half-mile race track. "Our…

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“Working Man’s Race” Registration Open, Rules & Pricing Set for Afton Motorsports Park Oct. 6-7

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American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10 “Working Man’s Race” Registration Open, Rules & Pricing Set for Afton Motorsports Park Oct. 6-7 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Otto Graham/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – For the 10th consecutive year, the Short Track SuperNationals serves as an affordable option for racers on Columbus Day weekend. The “Working Man’s Race” as it is appropriately known has provided a decade’s worth of opportunities for weekend warriors – Friday, Saturday and Sunday racers – with big paydays and unprecedented headlines. The event, now partnered with the American Racer Cup weekend, celebrates its…

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ULTIMATE SPORTSMAN SHOWDOWN, PAYING $5,000 TO WIN, COMING THIS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10 AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

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FIRST EVER ULTIMATE SPORTSMAN SHOWDOWN, PAYING $5,000 TO WIN, COMING THIS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10 AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY Story By: John Tiff/Utica-Rome Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY- The biggest 602 Crate Sportsman event of the season is set to go this Sunday, September 10, at the Utica-Rome Speedway as Donath Motor Worx, Fastline/FOX Shocks, and Extreme Performance present the Ultimate Sportsman Showdown. Boasting a purse of over $23,000 plus contingencies, the winner of the 50-lap main event will take $5,000 with a minimum of $500 to start the feature event. This will be a stand-alone one division show. Heat…

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CRATE NATIONALS ON TAP AT ALBANY-SARATOGA

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NORTHEAST CRATE NATIONALS ON TAP AT ALBANY-SARATOGA Huge Payout On The Line For Modifieds, Sportsman and Pro Stocks Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York, (September 3, 2017)- “The World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series” holds a “Month of Money” during the mid-summer. On Friday night, September 8, 2017, Albany-Saratoga Speedway will be holding a huge night of money with large payouts for the Modified, Pro Stock and Sportsman divisions. The Payouts are sponsored by Mike Sowle and Sowle Trailer Repair, who has been a long time supporter of the speedway as well as Tom…

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Shullick Wins Track Championship, International Classic in Same Season at Oswego

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'Shoe 2' Sweep: Shullick Wins Track Championship, International Classic in Same Season at Oswego Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (September 4, 2017) - Simply put, it was just Dave Shullick Jr’s year at Oswego Speedway. Two weeks removed from becoming the first Ohio track champion at the ‘Steel Palace’ since 1968, the second generation driver from North Ridgeville put the Shullick name in victory lane for the first time in the Budweiser International Classic 200, a race his father had gotten second in three times. “It feels amazing to be Classic champion,” Shullick smiled.…

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SEPTEMBER BONUS NIGHTS AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY INCLUDE A FINAL NIGHT OF WEEKLY STOCK CAR RACING

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SEPTEMBER BONUS NIGHTS AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY INCLUDE A FINAL NIGHT OF WEEKLY STOCK CAR RACING AND THE ALWAYS EXCITING AND UNPREDICTABLE EVE OF DESTRUCTION Story By: John Snyder/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (September 4)……..While the point season has concluded with Champions’ Night at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York, racing will continue Saturday evening, September 9, with a “no-points” bonus night. Four weekly racing divisions---Big-Block Modified, Small-Block Modified, Sportsman, and Street Stocks---will see action, with the winners of the four division feature races earning guaranteed starting slots in their…

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74-Year Old Denny Soltis Makes History at Lebanon Valley

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74-Year Old Denny Soltis Makes History at Lebanon Valley Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Saturday night was the final night of racing for the Modified and Pro Stock classes at Lebanon Valley. The championships had already been clinched, but that didn’t stop everyone from racing hard. Denny Soltis, by virtue of winning his heat race, started from the overall pole with Niverville’s John Ruchel alongside. With cool conditions at night, Soltis was able to get a lot of bit and pull out to a decent margin over Ruchel. Further back, it was rather difficult for…

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BRITTEN TAKES ALBANY-SARATOGA WIN AND CHAMPIONSHIP

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BRITTEN TAKES ALBANY-SARATOGA WIN AND CHAMPIONSHIP Martin Captures Pro Stock Championship Story By: Matt Keith/Alabny-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (September 1, 2017 ) - "Batman" Peter Britten put the exclamation point on the 2017 Albany-Saratoga Speedway Modified track championship by picking up the win in the 35-lap feature. Starting from the 13th position Britten methodically worked his way to the front of the field. With ten laps to go Britten moved into second place and began running down race leader Matt Delorenzo, looking for his first win of the season. As the race came down to…

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Whittaker Class Of Fulton Speedway Modified Field; Sears Jr. Wins Champ By Inches

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Billy Whittaker Class Of Fulton Speedway Modified Field; Tim Sears Jr. Wins Championship By Inches Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – September 2, 2017 – The closest modified track championship at the Fulton Speedway anyone can remember went down Saturday night when Tim Sears, Jr. won his first ever Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modified Track Championship by inches at the finish over Jimmy Phelps. In the 35-lap feature Billy Whittaker took the lead on 17 and outran a strong field of 28 cars for his first win of the season and fifth place…

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“Working Man’s Race” To Celebrate 10th Anniversary October 6-7 At Afton Motorsports Park

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Short Track SuperNationals “Working Man’s Race” To Celebrate 10th Anniversary October 6-7 At Afton Motorsports Park, Joins Forces With American Racer Cup Weekend Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Otto Graham & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – In 2006, the inaugural “Working Man’s Race” took place at the Afton Fairgrounds. The event, run by then first-time promoter Brett Deyo, drew a field of 50-plus Modifieds and the Short Track SuperNationals was born. Now, looking ahead to the weekend of October 6-7, the event will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the very same facility that hosted the first. Afton Motorsports Park,…

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Chris Hile Wins Brewerton Speedway Modified Race Of The Year

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Chris Hile Wins Brewerton Speedway Modified Race Of The Year; Billy Decker Track Champion Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – September 1, 2017 – The old saying, “Saved the best for last,” fit the Brewerton Speedway racing right down to the final checkered flag Friday on Championship Night presented by Schneider Packaging Equipment Company. In the Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modifieds Chris Hile shook off recent disappointments winning the 35-lap feature in a photo finish victory after an intense battle with Mike Mahaney and Billy Decker. After season-long battles in…

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CHAMPIONS ARE CROWNED AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY

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CHAMPIONS ARE CROWNED AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY.....Friday night was Season Championship Night at Outlaw Speedway, with the track championships in the regular Friday night divisions decided in the double point regular season finale. Eric Fisher outdragged Donnie Lawson for the lead at the start of the 30-lap Friendly Dodge Outlaw Modified feature. A quick yellow for Dillon Groover's car on lap 4 brought about a restart that saw Matt Sheppard moved into the top five behind Cory Costa. Contact between Justin Wright and Alan Johnson on lap 8 sent Johnson…

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Shampine Blisters Oswego to Sit on Pole for 61st Budweiser International Classic 200

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Shampine Blisters Oswego to Sit on Pole for 61st Budweiser International Classic 200 Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Robert J. Clark/Oswego Speedway OSWEGO, NY (September 1, 2017) - North Carolina's Keith Shampine made history on Friday night at Oswego Speedway, becoming the first Shampine on the pole of the Budweiser International Classic 200 since his Uncle Jim in 1979. Shampine and the Syrell Racing No. 68 of Michael Barnes will sit on the front row for the 61st annual 'Classic.' Not even a season removed from his first Oswego victory, which came this past May, fittingly in the…

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Billy Whittaker Cars Named as Title Sponsor of 200-Lap Big-Block Finale at NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Billy Whittaker Cars Named as Title Sponsor of 200-Lap Big-Block Finale at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Colby Gornewicz/Super DIRT Week Photos By: Jeff Clemons & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 1, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing is pleased to announce that Billy Whittaker Cars and Trux has signed on as the title sponsor of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week's Big-Block Modified main event, now called the Billy Whittaker Cars 200. The Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified crown-jewel event on Sunday, October 8 will feature over 40 competitors, all trying to etch their name in the history books…

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Hearn Ends Super DIRTcar Series Winless Drought with $17,500 Win at The Valley

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Brett Hearn Ends Super DIRTcar Series Winless Drought with $17,500 Triumph at Lebanon Valley Speedway Sheppard's Series Win Streak Broken at Five with 10th Place Finish Story By: MIKE MALLETT/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON, NY - August 31 2017 - All it took for Brett Hearn to end his Super DIRTcar Series winless streak was a trip home. The Sussex, N.J., dominated the Mr. Dirt Track USA feature at the Lebanon Valley Speedway for his 121st career series win and his first since August, 23, 2015 at the Cornwall Motor Speedway. Hearn's victory came in one…

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NAPA Auto Parts Returns as Title Sponsor of 46th annual Super DIRT Week

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NAPA Auto Parts Returns as Title Sponsor of 46th annual Super DIRT Week Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Jay Fish & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Aug. 31, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing is pleased to welcome back NAPA Auto Parts as the title sponsor of the 46th annual Super DIRT Week. NAPA Auto Parts, a staple in the Motorsports industry, continues to serve auto service professionals, do-it-yourselfers and everyday drivers with quality parts and supplies to keep cars, trucks and equipment performing safely and efficiently. In the United States NAPA now includes over 58 distribution centers, 16,000 NAPA AutoCare…

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Otto Sitterly Leads Early Bud Classic Week Testing with Moriarty No. 51

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Otto Sitterly Leads Early Bud Classic Week Testing with Moriarty No. 51 Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photo Provided By: Oswego Speewday OSWEGO, NY (August 30, 2017) - With three days of testing in the books for the 61st running of Budweiser International Classic Weekend at Oswego Speedway, it’s not a surprise to anyone that the man on top of the charts so far is seven time track champion Otto Sitterly, who posted a 16.371 second lap in the John Nicotra owned No. 51 to be driven this weekend by Joey Moriarty on Wednesday evening. Other cars that have taken…

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FINAL POINTS NIGHT FOR TOP THREE DIVISIONS AT A/S

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FINAL POINTS NIGHT FOR TOP THREE DIVISIONS Fireworks To Fill The Sky Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (August 29, 2017) - The final month of the 2017 racing season at Albany-Saratoga will kick off on Friday night September 1. On the line are the track championships in the Modified, Sportsman and Pro Stock divisions. While the Modified division will run a regular 35-lap feature the Sportsman will run the final "Sowle Trailer Repair Sportsman Series" race of the season. They will crown a champion in both that series as well as the track…

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Lap Sponsors Announced for Budweiser International Classic 200

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Lap Sponsors Announced for Budweiser International Classic 200 Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (August 29, 2017) - Just days before the 61st running of the Budweiser International Classic 200 at Oswego Speedway, track management has continued to field requests for lap sponsors for both the Bud Classic 200 and the Bud Light Classic 75 for Small Block Supermodifieds. Now, the books are closed for the 2017 Classic with 132 of the 200 laps being filled with an official sponsor. Year after year it is a tradition for speedway fans, employees, sponsors, car owners, and…

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$15,000 in Payout, Contingencies and Driver Bonuses Set For Largest Pathfinder Bank SBS Classic Field Since 2005

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$15,000 in Payout, Contingencies and Driver Bonuses Set For Largest Pathfinder Bank SBS Classic Field Since 2005 Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (August 28, 2017) - With Oswego Speedway’s contingencies for this Sunday, September 3rd’s Budweiser International Classic 200 for the Novelis Supermodifieds announced a bit earlier this afternoon, track management is pleased to reveal the payout, contingencies, and driver bonuses for the 26th Bud Light Classic 75 for the Small Block Supermodifieds. Approximately $1,200 in lap money will be distributed and over $1,000 in driver bonuses, which includes the CNY Chevy Dealers Front…

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Over $90,000 in Contingencies, Payout and Driver Bonuses Announced for Budweiser International Classic 200

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Over $90,000 in Contingencies, Payout and Driver Bonuses Announced for Budweiser International Classic 200 Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (August 28, 2017) - Oswego Speedway’s contingencies for this Sunday, September 3rd’s Budweiser International Classic 200 for the Novelis Supermodifieds have continued to thrive this season, with over $15,000 being paid to the thirty four drivers set to start the marquee event for non-wing Supermodified racing on Sunday, September 3. $5,000 in lap money alone will be distributed, along with over $3,000 in bonuses, including the returning Insinger Performance Halfway Leader bonus, along with the…

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Non-Wing Supermodifieds, ISMA Supermodifieds, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Small Block Supermodified All Part of 61st Budweiser Classic Week at Oswego Speedway

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OVERVIEW: Non-Wing Supermodifieds, ISMA Supermodifieds, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Small Block Supermodified All Part of 61st Budweiser Classic Week at Oswego Speedway Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff OSWEGO, NY (August 28, 2017) - It’s HERE! The wait is over, the 61st Budweiser Classic Week is upon us at Oswego Speedway as four different divisions in cars will take place in one of the richest, most well-known short track racing spectacles in the country. With testing taking place all week long, official ‘Classic’ action gets underway this Friday, September 1 as Central New York Chevy Dealers…

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Fulton Speedway Set For Sprint Cars, Big Block Modifieds and Track Titles Saturday

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Fulton Speedway Set For Sprint Cars, Big Block Modifieds and Track Titles Saturday, September 2 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY - August 29, 2017 - Is there anything better than Sprint Cars and Big Block Modifieds on the same night? How about Sprint Cars, Modifieds and three close Fulton Speedway track championships to be decided this Saturday, September 2. This Saturday the methanol eating, winged beasts of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints and the 800 horsepower, ground pounding Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modifieds will be throwing clay and shaking the grandstands on…

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Kick Off Your Labor Day Weekend At The Brewerton Speedway On Friday, September 1

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Kick Off Your Labor Day Weekend At The Brewerton Speedway On Friday, September 1; Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints, Big Block Modifieds, Track Champions Crowned Plus St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – August 29, 2017 – Labor Day weekend is usually a sign that summer is almost over, vacations end and kids return to school. This Friday, September 1 the Brewerton Speedway and Schneider Packaging Equipment Company will help you forget that with a night of racing excitement and thrills. St. Baldrick’s will also be on hand with a fundraiser that…

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Mr. DIRT Track USA Headlines Holiday Weekend for Super DIRTcar Series

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Mr. DIRT Track USA Headlines Holiday Weekend for Super DIRTcar Series Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 29, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series kicks off a big holiday weekend with the running of Mr. DIRT Track USA at Lebanon Valley Speedway in West Lebanon, NY on Thursday August 31. As the Series visits the high-banked 1/2-mile oval, the month of August will come to a close with one of the biggest paydays on the schedule. Only 101 laps stand between the drivers of the Super DIRTcar Series and the $17,500 paycheck.…

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Super DIRTcar Series Super Stars Return to Central New York on September 4 at Weedsport

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Super DIRTcar Series Super Stars Return to Central New York on September 4 for Weedsport’s Labor Day Showdown Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 28, 2017) – The cars and stars of the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified tour return to Central New York on Monday, September 4 as a part of Weedsport Speedway’s Labor Day Double Play presented by Parts Plus and powered by Wix Filters. The 17th stop for the Big Block Super DIRTcar tour will be the second and final at Weedsport Speedway for the 2017 season, making for a…

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J.R. Heffner Claims Victory as Brett Hearn Clinches Title

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J.R. Heffner Claims Victory as Brett Hearn Clinches Title Story By: Phil Callaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com With only one more Modified race after Saturday night, it was time for everyone to put their best foot forward. Keith Flach and Kenny Tremont Jr. needed to put something together to prevent Brett Hearn from winning another title. They were unsuccessful. John Ruchel started on pole and ran very well early on to keep the lead. J.R. Heffner started fifth and moved up to second within a mere couple of laps. Flach was right behind Heffner the whole time. Heffner…

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