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McKnight Planning Four Trips to Oswego in 2018

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McKnight Planning Four Trips to Oswego in 2018 Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Dawn Gray & Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (February 22, 2018) - Brampton, Ontario’s Dave McKnight has been as busy as any Supermodified driver out there the past four years. He’s spent that time with Morton Motorsports traveling to a variety of events between ISMA, MSA, and of course at Oswego Speedway. Approaching their fifth season together, McKnight and team owner Gary Morton are ready as ever to ‘right the ship’ following a challenging 2017 campaign. Obviously, McKnight knows how to get around. He’s the 2001…

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Woodhull Raceway 2018 Season Schedule Released

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Woodhull Raceway 2018 Season Schedule Released Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Phoos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – 'New York's Toughest Bullring' is gearing up for their 2018 season- their 54th consecutive season of racing at the Woodhull, NY facility founded by the Williams family and now owned and promoted by Ted and Brandi White. The 2018 schedule features 25 race nights, a stop by the Lucal Oil Pro Pulling Series and the traditional September stop by the New York State Horse Pulling Association. Traveling series making stop on the High Banks this season include the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short…

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VP Racing Fuels Returns as the Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway

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VP Racing Fuels Returns as the Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapusckinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (February 21, 2018) - VP Racing Fuels, the world leader in race fuel technology, will return as the official fuel of Weedsport Speedway in 2018. 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. "We are excited to have VP back on board for 2018,” said Weedsport Speedway promoter, Jimmy Phelps. “Their products, support, and…

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Bentley Warren ‘Hall of Fame Legends’ T-Shirt Coming Soon at Oswego Speedway

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Bentley Warren 'Hall of Fame Legends' T-Shirt Coming Soon at Oswego Speedway Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos Provided By: Oswego Speedway OSWEGO, NY (February 20, 2018) - Oswego Speedway is pleased to announce the latest addition to the track’s ‘Hall of Fame Legends’ series line of t-shirts brought to fans by ASI Racewear, which already includes Jim Shampine, Nolan Swift, Eddie Bellinger Jr, Steve Gioia Jr, and Joe Gosek. In the coming days, fans will be able to purchase t-shirts honoring the newest member of the Hall of Fame Legends class; seven time speedway champion and 2007 Hall of…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA OPENS WITH DIVERSE 2018 SCHEDULE

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ALBANY-SARATOGA OPENS WITH DIVERSE 2018 SCHEDULE Opening Night to Pay $7,500 to Win Story By: Don Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (February 20, 2018) - It’s finally here! The 2018 schedule for the famed Albany-Saratoga Speedway was announced today by track promoter Lyle DeVore and promises to be the most exciting schedule the track has offered since it returned to dirt in 2012. The DIRTcar NE sanctioned speedway will play host to a number of visiting series and special promotion events that contain something for everyone—from the DIRTcar sanctioned Big Block Modifieds, Sportsman and Pro Stocks…

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Lancaster National Speedway Partners with New Era Cap

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Lancaster National Speedway Partners with New Era Cap Co., Inc. for Headwear Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (February 19, 2018) – Lancaster National Speedway and New Era Cap Co., Inc. two iconic businesses of Western New York, have teamed up to provide fans and teams with their internationally known logos on headwear. New Era, the official cap company of the National Football League, Major League Baseball and NASCAR, is creating exclusive headwear for WNY’s Premier Motorsports Facility. Beginning this season, several varieties of caps with the track logo will be available for sale at the track and online.…

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JANKOWIAK WINS INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET FINALE

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ANDY JANKOWIAK WINS INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET FINALE; BONSIGNORE NAMES 2018 SERIES CHAMPION; NICK DELCAMPO RACES TO SLINGSHOT CHECKERED; CODY KLINE IS TITLE WINNER; BROWN BEATS ROSS IN CHAMP KART HEADLINER Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ALBANY, NY February 9, 2018 . . . Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, N.Y., passed Tim Buckwalter six laps into Saturday’s 40-lap feature to win the Indoor Auto Racing Series feature at Times Union Center in downtown Albany, N.Y. “This is the one I wanted to win,” Jankowiak said. “I’ve won ‘em before but this is the first I…

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PAYNE WORST TO FIRST IN INAUGURAL ALBANY DEBUT

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TEENAGER ANTHONY PAYNE, FROM 24TH, AVOIDS WRECKS TO WIN FIRST EVER THREE QUARTER MIDGET FEATURE ON OPENING NIGHT OF ALBANY INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES, STEVE SVANDA CALIMS SLINGSHOT CO-FEATURE; BONSIGNORE TAKES POINTS LEAD INTO SATURDAY SEASON FINALE; FIVE SLINGSHOT RACERS STILL IN TITLE CONTENTION Story By: Ernie Saxton/Albany Indoor Race Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ALBANY, NY February 9, 2018 . . . Second generation driver Anthony Payne started 24th in Friday night’s Indoor Auto Racing Series Presented By VP Racing Fuels 40-lap feature and with his father Joey Payne, Sr. looking on, won his first career (TQ) Three Quarter Midget…

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Sportsman Racers Ready To Tackle DIRTcar 358 Modified Division At Fulton

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Sportsman Racers Ready To Tackle DIRTcar 358 Modified Division At The Fulton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – When it was announced in 2017 that the Fulton Speedway would be going to the DIRTcar 358 Modifieds as its headline division, interest was immediately high from some of the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways' SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman race teams. Defending track champion at both speedways, Ron Davis III, plus top-runners Todd Root, Tyler Trump and Glenn Forward have all indicated they are excited to make the move from the Sportsman division to the 358…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY RACER MARC JOHNSON TO DRIVE TQ MIDGET AT TIMES UNION ARENA THIS WEEKEND

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ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY DIRT MODIFIED RACER MARC JOHNSON TO DRIVE THREE QUARTER MIDGET AT TIMES UNION ARENA THIS WEEKEND; DEMETRIOUS DRELLOS IS SLINGSHOT ENTRANT; CHAMP KART CLASS ADDED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Albany Indoor Race Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALBANY, NY February 5, 2018 . . . Marc Johnson, the 2016 Modified champion at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, has entered the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels (Three Quarter) TQ Midget competition this coming weekend, February 9-10, 2018 at the Times Union Center in downtown Albany, N.Y. Johnson will be driving the highly regarded Sharpe-Shifter Motorsports No. 21 TQ Midget owned…

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Lancaster Speedway and Race of Champions Add Fifth Modified Race

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Lancaster Speedway and Race of Champions Add Fifth Modified Race Midweek Modified Mania to take place on Thursday, August 2 Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y (February 5, 2018) – Lancaster National Speedway and the Race of Champions are adding a Modified race to the 2018 schedule now giving the devout fans of the series five opportunities to see the Ground Pounders at LNS. Being dubbed “Midweek Modified Mania” for the added race, it will be a 50-lap chase to the checkered flag on Thursday, Aug. 2 and include the Advance Auto Street Stocks and…

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Dig Safely New York to Support Weedsport Speedway’s Special Event Calendar

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Dig Safely New York to Support Weedsport Speedway’s Special Event Calendar Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (February 5, 2018) – A longtime supporter of Central New York dirt track racing, Dig Safely New York will once again partner with Weedsport Speedway for its 11-race special event calendar in 2018. Established in 1969, Dig Safely New York is the one-call center serving as a link between customers and underground utility operators. Dig Safely New York works to promote an easier, safe digging environment, and serves the entire state of New York outside…

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Oswego Eagles Fan Club Relaunch Party this Saturday, February 3

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Oswego Eagles Fan Club Relaunch Party this Saturday, February 3, Q&A with President Eric Syrell Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (February 1, 2018) - In advance of this Saturday’s Oswego Speedway Eagles Fan Club Relaunch Party at Lighthouse Lanes, speedway PR director Camden Proud sat down with president Eric Syrell for an extensive Q&A about what the Eagles Fan Club is and what it will offer this coming season. On Saturday afternoon, the Eagles will relaunch under the leadership of Syrell as president with Marion Naramore as vice president, Samantha Todd as secretary, Brenda…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING RETURNS TO NEW YORK STATE FOR FIRST TIME IN 16 YEARS

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ALBANY INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES RACES ARE FIRST IN NEW YORK STATE IN 16 YEARS; TIMES UNION CENTER FEBRUARY 9-10 EVENTS TO FEATURE TQ MIDGETS, SLINGSHOTS AND CHAMP KARTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Albany Indoor Race Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALBANY, NY February 1, 2018 . . . The roar of racing engines will reverberate in the dead of winter in the State of New York for the first time in nearly two decades when the Tines Union Center in Albany comes alive with Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels high powered (Three Quarter) TQ Midgets, unpredictable Slingshots and…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA CELEBRATES 2017 CHAMPIONS

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ALBANY-SARATOGA CELEBRATES 2017 CHAMPIONS Special Award Recipients Also Honored Story By: Don Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com   Malta, NY (January 27, 2018) – Albany-Saratoga Speedway closed the 2017 season with its annual banquet by honoring its division champions and several unique happenings at “The Great Race Place” on Friday, January 26. The Holiday Inn Saratoga (Saratoga Springs, NY) hosted the event with approximately 300 guests in attendance with track announcer Dan Martin serving as emcee. Over 40 drivers were on hand to receive their point fund payment from the Modified, Sportsman, Pro Stock, Street Stock and 4-Cylinder classes,…

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Exciting Racing And Demolition Derbies Share Race Dates At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways in 2018

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Exciting Racing And Demolition Derbies Share Race Dates At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways in 2018; Race Party Saturday, February 17 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – Back in 2018 by popular demand at the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways will be the fan favorite night of side-by-side exciting dirt track racing with the evening ending with the crunching metal and chaos of King’s Smash ‘Em Crash ‘Em Demo Derbies featuring 4 and 6-cylinder Adult Chain and Bang plus small car youth demo derbies. Circle your calendars for these events on, Saturday, May…

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Orange County Fair Speedway Kicks Off Short Track Super Series North Region For Fifth Consecutive Year

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Orange County Fair Speedway Kicks Off Short Track Super Series North Region For Fifth Consecutive Year Sunday, April 8 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – For the fifth time, Orange County Fair Speedway will serve as the starting point of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco North tour. The ‘Hard Clay Open’ on Sunday, April 8 waves the green flag on the STSS Halmar International North Region: a 50-lap tussle around the ‘Legendary House of Power’ offering $5,000-plus to the winner, $1,000 for 10th and $500 just…

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UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR 2018 SEASON AT LANCASTER SPEEDWAY

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UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR 2018 SEASON AT LANCASTER SPEEDWAY Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (January 24, 2018) - Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway is preparing for its 59th consecutive season of operation, and with a new season comes new opportunities. LNS&D has affordable and unique opportunities for marketing partners during the 2018 campaign. We don’t just take your money and put up a sign, we actually activate and make you feel part of the action. These opportunities include, but are not limited to, race night and event naming rights, billboards facing the NYS…

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Revamped Handicap, Double File Restarts Add To Excitement At Woodhull

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Revamped Handicap, Double File Restarts Add To Excitement At Woodhull Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – Last weekend Woodhull Raceway held their annual rules meeting at Woodhull’s local volunteer fire department with several divisions. Changes were discussed and reviewed, with additional changes being requested from drivers. Final rules are now posted online at www.woodhullraceway.com. After the rules meetings wrapped up, track officials held a meeting to review several procedural changes for 2018. Changes including a new procedural rules for all restarts and a revamped handicap system- both of which are being changed to enhance…

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Swarthout Recycling To Present 2018 Woodhull Arnot Mall Car Show Mar. 16-18

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Swarthout Recycling To Present 2018 Woodhull Arnot Mall Car Show Mar. 16-18 Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – 'New York's Toughest Bullring' is gearing up for their 2018 season- their 54th consecutive season of racing at the Woodhull, NY facility founded by the Williams family and now owned and promoted by Ted and Brandi White. But before any laps are turned on the Steuben County third-mile oval, racers and fans can look forward to the annual Arnot Mall Car Show, which will be sponsored once again by Swarthout Recycling for the 9th year in…

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Riverhead Raceway Sets Packed Schedule

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Riverhead Raceway Sets Packed Schedule Story By: Bob Finan/Riverhead Raceway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – Riverhead Raceway owners Eddie and Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz have released the schedule of events for the track. The season will get underway with the Cinco De Mayo opening night card for the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series stock cars on May 5. The following day Riverhead will play host to the enduro racers, who will compete in their May Meltdown opening day program. Traditionally the NASCAR Modifieds have been the premier division of the Whelen All American Series at Riverhead Raceway, which…

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Will Invade Airborne Park Speedway for the First Time on July 25

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Will Invade Airborne Park Speedway for the First Time on July 25 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Jan. 13, 2018 - With great excitement the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series announces that The Greatest Show on Dirt will make its inaugural visit to Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Airborne Park Speedway is a half-mile premier dirt track facility that has converted from asphalt to dirt racing multiple times throughout its 64 years of existence. The most recent transformation came before the…

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show January 19-21

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show January 19-21 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (January 12, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway will once again be a part of the annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show fueled by SUNOCO and distributed by Insinger Performance inside the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center from January 19-21. The Weedsport Speedway booth will feature special novelty sales and other fun activities. Those who sign up for the Weedsport Speedway e-mail list at the show can purchase 2017 t-shirts for only $5, otherwise shirts will be on…

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Toyota Back As Oswego NASCAR Modified Sponsor

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Toyota Back As Oswego NASCAR Modified Sponsor Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, N.Y. – For the third year in a row, Toyota has returned as the headlining sponsor of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Toyota Mod Classic 150 on Sept. 1 at Oswego Speedway. The race takes place as part of the 62nd running of Budweiser International Classic Weekend. The appearance of the Mod Squad this September will mark just the third time since 1999 that the series has appeared at Oswego, with Toyota onboard as a sponsor each season within that window. Once again…

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BRITTEN TO CELEBRATE FIRST TRACK TITLE AT ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY BANQUET

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BRITTEN TO CELEBRATE FIRST TRACK TITLE AT ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY BANQUET Car Owner Andy Romano Celebrating Another Track Championship Story By: Don Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (January 9, 2018) – Peter Britten has experienced the highs and lows of wanting to make his living at dirt track racing. After all, he won the Australian V8 National Modified Championship several times before moving to New York in 2009 to hone his skills and make his mark as a top driver in the United States dirt Modified ranks. When Britten was released by HBR Motorsports in December of 2016…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY YEAR IN REVIEW

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ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY YEAR IN REVIEW Story By: Don Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (January 8, 2018) – Although the 2017 season at Albany-Saratoga Speedway (Malta, NY) will go down as a season of reduced number of events due to five rainouts, it will also be relived as one of the most competitive to date and the crowning of Peter Britten as track champion. Beginning in 2012 when Howard Commander purchased the famed 4/10 mile oval and Lyle DeVore began as the speedway promoter their combined talents have brought a new life to the speedway that has fans…

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Support of Weedsport Speedway

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Support of Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (January 4, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s 11-race special event schedule will once again see support from the premiere heavy-duty truck and construction equipment dealership in New York State, Tracey Road Equipment. Offering a complete range of new & used sales and rental equipment, as well as full service, parts, warranty, and financing capabilities, Tracey Road Equipment provides the best trucks and machines that will increase your uptime, decrease your downtime, provide you with a low cost of ownership,…

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Weedsport Speedway’s 2018 Special Event Schedule Highlighted with Mid-Summer Blockbusters

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Weedsport Speedway’s 2018 Special Event Schedule Highlighted with Mid-Summer Blockbusters Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (December 14, 2017) – Weedsport Speedway officially announced its 2018 special event schedule on Thursday, revealing an 11-race calendar that features visits from the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, the All-Star Circuit of Champions, USAC’s National Sprints Cars, the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, the Empire Super Sprints, and more. With 11 race dates ranging from Sunday, May 20 to Wednesday, October 3; a blockbuster weekend set for the middle of July is likely to catch the eye…

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Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway Announces 2018 Schedules

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Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway Announces 2018 Schedules Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (December 15, 2017) – While race teams, fans and partners are looking for the perfect gift to give their loved ones this holiday season, Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway is giving their own gift to its racing family. The 2018 Franco’s Pizza Friday Night IHRA Drag Racing and X-Press Signs Stock Car Series track schedules have finally come together and are ready for release. Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway will begin its 59th consecutive season of operation on Saturday, April…

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Major Event Dates Taking Shape For Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2018; Winter Blast Set For Saturday, February 17

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Major Event Dates Taking Shape For Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2018; Winter Blast Set For Saturday, February 17 Story By: Dave Medler/ Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – December 9, 2017 – Brewerton and Fulton Speedways’ exciting 2018 schedules are taking shape with major events at both speedways that will give race fans high-speed racing excitement in must-see events. The 33rd annual Outlaw 200 Weekend, one of the crown jewels in all of modified racing, will be held at Fulton Speedway on Friday September 28 and Saturday, September 29. The Super…

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Champions Crowned At Woodhull Raceway Awards Banquet

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Champions Crowned At Woodhull Raceway Awards Banquet Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photos By: Joe Kaminski/Woodhull Raceway & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – With over two hundred guests in attendance at the Watson Homestead Retreat & Conference Center in Painted Post, NY, Woodhull Raceway crowned the track champions of all of their divisions. There were awards for the top point finishers in each division, along with point fund earnings as well as other bonuses earned from Woodhull’s great partners at Lias Tire/American Racer as well as Insinger Performance/Sunoco Race Fuels. Billy Van Pelt was crowned for the nineteenth time in…

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American Flat Track Officially Announces First Trip to Weedsport Speedway on July 7

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American Flat Track Officially Announces First Trip to Weedsport Speedway on July 7 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos Provided By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com & Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY (November 29, 2017) – American Flat Track has announced an 18-race schedule for 2018 with their first ever stop at Weedsport Speedway scheduled for Saturday, July 7. America’s original extreme sport, American Flat Track enters its 66th consecutive year of two-wheel competition this season with the championship once again launching during DAYTONA Bike Week on March 15 in Daytona Beach, FL. Comprised of eight mile races, five half-mile races, three TTs, and…

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Bachetti Outduels Mike Ricci In ‘Gobbler’ Battle Of The Ages

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Andy Bachetti Outduels Mike Ricci In ‘Gobbler’ Battle Of The Ages For $5,700 Payday; 176 Race Cars, Huge Crowd Close 2017 Northeast Outdoor Dirt-Track Season Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Andy Bachetti outdueled Mike Ricci in a crowd-pleasing, back-and-forth battle to close out the 2017 Northeast outdoor dirt-track season Saturday at Accord Speedway. Bachetti, of Sheffield, Mass., took over the lead for the final time with 13 circuits remaining in the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified main and raced to a $5,700 payday for his first-ever ‘Gobbler’ victory in the event’s fifth running. Bachetti received $5,000…

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Whelen Modified Tour Returning to Oswego for Third Consecutive Season

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Returning to Oswego for Third Consecutive Season Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (November 25, 2017) - For the third time in as many years, NASCAR will return to Oswego Speedway as part of the 62nd running of Budweiser International Classic Weekend when the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour ‘Classic’ 150 will commence on Saturday, September 1. Since making its return to the speedway in 2016 after a nearly thirty year absence, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour has seen two 150-lap events at the Steel Palace presented by Toyota and McDonald’s with…

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Bachetti Holds Off Ricci for ‘Gobbler’ Crown at Accord

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Andy Bachetti Completes his Stellar 2017 Season with $5,500 Payday at Brett Deyo's Season-Ending 'Gobbler' at the Accord Speedway; Mike Ricci Settles for Second after Race-Long Duel Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ACCORD, NY- November 25, 2017- Whenever Brett Deyo's Short Track Super Series rolls into the Palmer Family owned Accord Speedway in Accord, N.Y., the odds of the event being one that leaves the fans talking throughout the long winter months are fairly high. One could almost suggest that it's expected. The fifth annual 'Gobbler' certainly lived up to its reputation as Andy…

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It’s Almost Time To ‘Gobble’ At Accord Speedway

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It’s Almost Time To ‘Gobble’ At Accord Speedway; Northeast Outdoor Dirt-Track Finale Takes Place Saturday Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – It’s almost time to ‘Gobble’ at Accord Speedway! On Saturday (November 25), Accord Speedway will host a full plate of stock car racing as the ‘Gobbler’ closes the curtain on the 2017 Northeast outdoor dirt-track season. The ‘post-season’ event celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. ‘Mashed Potato’ Modifieds headline the card in a 50-lap feature offering $5,500 to the winner. Anthony Perrego is a two-time event winner, taking the inaugural in 2013 driving for…

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Proud Motorsports, Step One Creative Renew Partnership for 2018

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Proud Motorsports, Step One Creative Renew Partnership for 2018 at Oswego Speedway Story & Photo Provided By: Camden Proud/Proud Motorsports OSWEGO NY - Following a career best campaign for 18 year-old Camden Proud behind the wheel of his Proud Motorsports Small Block Supermodified, Oswego based marketing firm Step One Creative has renewed its sponsorship with the family owned team for the fifth consecutive season of action at Oswego Speedway. Proud, a former rookie of the year in the division, is Oswego Speedway's public relations director and an avid motorsports writer, who put together a third place finish in the driver…

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62nd Budweiser International Classic Weekend to Include ISMA Supernationals

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62nd Budweiser International Classic Weekend to Include ISMA Supernationals on Saturday, September 1 Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com  OSWEGO, NY (November 20, 2017) - For the 24th consecutive season, Saturday of Budweiser International Classic Weekend at Oswego Speedway is set to include the always entertaining winged warriors of the International Supermodified Association on September 1. While a second division for Classic Saturday 2018 is still to be announced, it is confirmed that Friday will once again include ‘Pole Day’ time trials for Supermodifieds and Small Block Supers while Sunday, September 2 will see the Budweiser International…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA READYING FOR 2018

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ALBANY-SARATOGA READYING FOR 2018 Story By: Don & JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (November 19, 2017) – The 2017 season had not yet come to an official close when Promoter Lyle DeVore began to lay plans for the facility and program improvements at the popular dirt oval that runs weekly on Friday nights under the DIRTcar NE banner. “The 2017 season was a great season for us despite five rainouts and threatening weather every week,” stated DeVore. “Our car counts were great and the crowds were good weekly. All in all we had a successful year.”…

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Accord Speedway Serving Up A ‘Full Plate’ of Stock Car Racing This Saturday

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Accord Speedway Serving Up A ‘Full Plate’ of Stock Car Racing This Saturday (November 25) With Fifth Annual ‘Gobbler’ Event Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Eat Thanksgiving dinner with the family, we’ll provide the dirt-track dessert. On Saturday (November 25), Accord Speedway will host a full plate of stock car racing as the ‘Gobbler’ closes the curtain on the 2017 Northeast outdoor dirt-track season. The ‘post-season’ event celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. ‘Mashed Potato’ Modifieds headline the card in a 50-lap feature offering $5,500 to the winner. Anthony Perrego is a two-time event…

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USAC National Sprints to Make Historic First Trip to Weedsport

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USAC National Sprints to Make Historic First Trip to Weedsport Speedway on June 19 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (November 15, 2017) – For the first time in Weedsport Speedway’s storied history, the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour will visit the New York State 3/8-mile showcase facility on Tuesday, June 19. Coming to Weedsport Speedway as a part of the six race Eastern Storm schedule which includes Grandview, Williams Grove, Port Royal, Susquehanna, and Bridgeport Speedways; USAC’s highly anticipated visit to The Port will be the first stop for the…

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LANCASTER NATIONAL SPEEDWAY & DRAGWAY SALUTES CHAMPS AT SEASON AWARDS BANQUET

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LANCASTER NATIONAL SPEEDWAY & DRAGWAY SALUTES CHAMPS AT SEASON AWARDS BANQUET Story & Photos By: Dave Buchanon/Lancaster Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (November 12, 2017) - Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway celebrated the 2017 season for both the Franco's Pizza IHRA Drag Racing program and X-Press Signs Stock Car Series this past weekend during the annual Season Awards Banquets, held at the Variety Club Banquet Hall in Lancaster. Lancaster National Dragway's track champions were honored on Friday evening. Leading the list of Franco's Pizza IHRA Drag Racing track champs was Dale Eckert in Mallare Enterprises Top ET. It was Eckert's first Top title after winning…

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Freedom Motorsports Park Modified Division Joins American Racer Cup For 2018

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Freedom Motorsports Park Modified Division Joins American Racer Cup For 2018 Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup DELEVAN, NY – Freedom Motorsports Park Modified racers will have the opportunity to compete for big rewards in 2018. On Friday night during the speedway’s year-end Awards Banquet, Freedom promoter Bob Reis announced the one-third-mile oval would join the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco in 2018. American Racer will be the tire of choice at Freedom next season in the Modified ranks and competitors will see the benefits of the Cup. “After looking over all the benefits of the American Racer Cup…

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CATALANO PICKS UP FIRST SPENCER NASCAR SUNOCO MODIFIED CHAMPIONSHIP

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TOMMY CATALANO PICKS UP FIRST SPENCER NASCAR SUNOCO MODIFIED CHAMPIONSHIP; CHRIS VOGLER TOPS NEW YORK SUPERSTOCKS Story By: Gary Spaid/Spencer Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com PALYMRA, NY…On Friday, November 3, a combined New York SuperStock and Spencer Speedway banquet was held at the VFW Post just outside of town. This year’s banquet was put together by Bobby Lippa and was very well attended. The banquet also included honors for the NY SuperStocks, including their 2017 champion, Chris Vogler. Tommy Catalano earned his first NASCAR Sunoco Modified Track Championship at Spencer. The top ten in each NASCAR division were honored, despite…

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Northeast Racing Products Trade Show

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Northeast Racing Products Trade Show on November 17-18 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY (November 10, 2017) – Weedsport Speedway officials are proud to announce that they will be taking part in the inaugural Northeast Racing Products Trade Show at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse on November 17-18. A Weedsport Speedway booth will be on display throughout the weekend with remaining 2017 apparel, including t-shirts and hoodies, on sale at blowout prices. Information will also be available for The Gearbox online store, which provides a perfect outlet for holiday shopping. While at the…

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Wingless Sprints Battle For $1,000 Winner’s Share At ‘Gobbler’

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‘Whipped Cream’ Wingless Sprints Battle For $1,000 Winner’s Share, Bonuses At Accord Speedway November 25 ‘Gobbler’ Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – At Accord Speedway’s Saturday, November 25 ‘Gobbler’ event, the North East Wingless Sprints have added some “whipped cream” to the program. The self-starting, wingless GM Crate 602 powered sprints are a first-time attraction to the post-Thanksgiving special. With the assistance of several marketing partners, the division will compete for a huge $1,000 to win in their 20-lap ‘Gobbler’ main event. Thanks to Rapid Tire, the event winner will receive $1,000! Second-place pays $500…

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Gosek Emerges as Oswego’s New All-Time Points Leader

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Gosek Emerges as Oswego’s New All-Time Points Leader; Snyder Moves Inside Top Twelve Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photo Provided By: Oswego Speedway OSWEGO, NY - It had been since 2011 since the all-time points system for Oswego Speedway’s Supermodifieds had been updated, but that changed earlier this week and the new top five provided an interesting shift as well as a new all-time points leader for the first time since the mid-1990s. Joe Gosek, a full-time Oswego campaigner for the past 35-plus seasons, has now surpassed Eddie Bellinger Jr. as the all-time Supermodified points leader through the 2017 season.…

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Relive Super DIRT Week on MAVTV

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Relive Super DIRT Week on MAVTV Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - November 9, 2017 - The 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway was one for the ages. The five-day event at the Clay Palace attracted several thousand fans who are deeming it one of the greatest Super DIRT Weeks in history. Watch it on TV, and see for yourself. Full coverage of the Super DIRT Week will be featured on Suzuki presented by SPEED SPORT on MAVTV. As an appetizer to the main course, MAVTV will re-air the…

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Upstate Automotive Adds “Gravy” To ‘Mashed Potato’ Accord Speedway ‘Gobbler’

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Upstate Automotive Adds “Gravy” To ‘Mashed Potato’ Accord Speedway November 25 ‘Gobbler’ Event – Now $5,500 To Win! Story By: Brett Deyo/The Gobbler Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – There has been some “gravy” added to the 'Gobbler' ‘Mashed Potato’ Modified event. Thanks to Upstate Automotive in Germantown, N.Y., the big-block/small-block ‘Mashed Potato’ Modified winner at Accord Speedway Saturday, November 25 will receive $5,500, an increase of $500 from the originally posted $5,000. The post-Thanksgiving event becomes more lucrative for 50 fast laps around the Ulster County bullring. The 2017 edition of the ‘Gobbler’ is the fifth anniversary…

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Accord Speedway Set To Host Fifth Annual ‘Gobbler’

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Accord Speedway Set To Host Fifth Annual ‘Gobbler’ Event Saturday, November 25 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – The “regular season” has been completed, Short Track Super Series champions decided, now it’s time for the dessert. On Saturday, November 25 – for the fifth year – Accord Speedway will host the post-season ‘Gobbler’ special. This event will again be headlined by a 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event paying $5,000 to the winner under Short Track Super Series rules. Joining the Modifieds will be the Sportsman (Open vs. Crate) offering a minimum of $1,000 to win, the…

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