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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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MORTENSEN RETURNS TO THE RIDGE VICTORIOUS

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MORTENSEN RETURNS TO THE RIDGE VICTORIOUS Parodi, Knight, Graves, Ballard, Cherko, & Aussicker Also Winners Story By: Rob Hazer/GRMP Photos By: Jeff Karabin/GRMP October 22, 2017 (Fultonville, NY) – Round two of what has been dubbed the ‘fall series’ at the fastest ¼ mile on dirt saw Mark Mortensen return to The Ridge Saturday night and pick up the Crate Modified win after a spirited duel with Jeremy Pitts. Mike Parodi, Justin Knight, Andy Graves, Chase Aussicker, Sloan Cherko, and Danny Ballard were also victorious on the evening. Some might argue heads up starts aren’t very exciting. Well don’t tell…

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HEARN WINS 12TH CAREER EASTERN STATES 200

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HEARN WINS 12TH CAREER EASTERN STATES 200 Story By: FRANK CATIZONE/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN – Don’t blame Brett Hearn for thinking back to the closing laps of last year’s Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway. After all, Hearn, after dominating the race for so many laps, seemed headed for another victory during this historic fall racing classic until Stewart Friesen entered the picture. Friesen snatched the win away from Hearn between the third and fourth turns on the final circuit to claim his first Eastern States triumph. Hearn, the winningest driver in…

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Stewart Friesen Wins Wild Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County

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Stewart Friesen Wins Wild Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway; Andy Bachetti $12,500 Halmar North Region Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – In a wild, unpredictable main event, Stewart Friesen emerged victorious Thursday night at Orange County Fair Speedway. The Sprakers, N.Y., driver pitted for a pair of fresh tires after slowing from the lead on the 38th circuit of the 50-lap event and was able to weave back through traffic to win the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at the five-eighths-mile oval. Friesen earned $5,000 for his…

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Ridley Declared Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series Champion at Weedsport

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Kevin Ridley Declared Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series Champion at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (October 18, 2017) – A yearlong battle with mother nature and Dave Marcuccilli could not slow down Kevin Ridley in 2017, as the driver of the No. 20X Sportsman machine has been declared this year’s Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series Champion at Weedsport Speedway. With one victory on the season and four top five finishes in four events in 2017, Ridley narrowly edged Marcuccilli for the series championship, worth a hefty $2,000. Winning the first…

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Oswego Speedway Introduces ‘Heroes Among Us’ Program for 2018 Season

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Oswego Speedway Introduces ‘Heroes Among Us’ Program for 2018 Season Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (October 17, 2017) - Ahead of the 68th consecutive season of racing action at Oswego Speedway, track management is excited to introduce the ‘Heroes Among Us’ program to open at the start of the track’s 2018 campaign which begins with Opening Day set for Saturday, May 26. ‘Heroes Among Us’ will give race fans the chance to nominate someone who they feel has gone above and beyond for the local community, Oswego Speedway, or in general. This person can…

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NJ-PA Area Drivers Set Plans For Thursday Night’s Behrent’s ‘Hard Clay Finale’

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NJ-PA Area Drivers Set Plans For Thursday Night’s Behrent’s ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Conjuring up memories of days gone by and the Tri-Track Series encompassing Orange County Fair Speedway and the now-closed Flemington (N.J.) and Nazareth (Pa.) Speedways, New-Jersey-Pennsylvania area racers are gearing up for Thursday night’s Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ event. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Modifieds invade Orange County Fair Speedway Thursday night to conclude the nine-race STSS Halmar International North Region and kick off the…

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Tim Shaffer Goes Flag-to-Flag at Ransomville

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Tim Shaffer Goes Flag-to-Flag at Ransomville Brad Sweet and Shane Stewart complete podium in Series first visit in 20 years to Ransomville Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com RANSOMVILLE, New York - October 16, 2017 - The 'Steel City Outlaw' Tim Shaffer led flag-to-flag in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series first visit to the Ransomville Speedway in 20 years. Shaffer fell off the narrow frontstretch in lapped traffic with two to go, but was able to corral his No. 49X and pilot it to his second World of Outlaws Feature win of…

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Patrick Emerling Wins Jim Pierce Memorial SST 100

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Patrick Emerling Wins Jim Pierce Memorial SST 100 Scott Adams Wins Sandra Vogler Memorial 51; NYSS Title By: Steven Petty/Wyoming County Speedway Photos By: Rob Micoli/MM Sports Photos PERRY, NY (October 14, 2017) Orchard Park, NY’s Patrick Emerling was victorious after winning the inaugural Jim Pierce Memorial 100 for the SST Modifieds to kick off night one of the Fall Shootout at the Bullring Weekend at Wyoming County International Speedway. Scott Adams from Nanticoke, PA won the Sandra Vogler Memorial 51 for the New York Super Stock Series. Rochester, NY’s Jody London picked up the win in the 4 cylinder feature…

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50 Rich Laps of Racing Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend Thursday

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50 Rich Laps of Racing Kicks Off Eastern States Weekend Thursday: Bonuses Add Up For Behrent’s ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – On Thursday night (October 19), the 56th annual Eastern States Weekend will kick off with 50 rich laps of racing. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP Modifieds invade Orange County Fair Speedway with the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ to conclude the nine-race STSS Halmar International North Region. STSS Modified competitors will battle for a purse structure of $30,900 total: $5,000 to…

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Gobbler Returns to Accord Speedway Saturday, November 25 for Fifth Running

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“Post-Season” Gobbler Returns to Accord Speedway Saturday, November 25 for Fifth Running Story By Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – The post-season ‘Gobbler’ at Accord Speedway will return for its fifth running on Saturday, November 25. Accord Speedway owners Gary and Donna Palmer and special events promoter Brett Deyo have set plans for the Thanksgiving weekend event to continue in 2017. Once again, the ‘Gobbler’ will be headlined by big-block/small-block Modifieds racing under Short Track Super Series rules for 50 laps, $5,000 to win and $300 to take the green flag. Joining the Modifieds will be the…

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Points Battle Heats Up at Brockville Ontario Speedway during 1000 Island RV Northeast Fall Nationals

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Points Battle Heats Up at Brockville Ontario Speedway during 1000 Island RV Northeast Fall Nationals Sportsman Modifieds close out their 2017 campaign Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - Oct. 12, 2017 - Coming off one of the biggest events in Northeast Modified racing, the Super DIRTcar Series and the DIRTcar Racing Sportsman Modifieds head to Brockville Ontario Speedway for a doubleheader Friday Night special with the season-long championship points battle on the line. The DIRTcar Racing Sportsman Modifieds will conclude their season tour this Friday Night at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Montezuma, NY's Dave Marcuccilli…

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It’s Title Time For STSS Halmar North Region: Bachetti Leads Perrego & Decker With $12,500 Championship Looming

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It’s Title Time For STSS Halmar North Region: Bachetti Leads Perrego & Decker With $12,500 Championship Looming Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY – It’s ‘title time’ for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP. First up: the Halmar International North Region. On Thursday night, October 19, Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., hosts the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ to bring down the curtain on the nine-race Halmar North Region. A $12,500 championship will be decided after 50 laps around the five-eighths-mile track. Sheffield, Mass., driver Andy…

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Hard Clay Finale Set For Entertaining Eastern States Kickoff

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50 Laps - $30,900 Purse – $12,500 Championship: Behrent’s Hard Clay Finale Set For Entertaining Eastern States Kickoff Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – 50 laps. $30,900 in purse money. A championship on the line. All signs point to an entertaining, dramatic inaugural Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ on Thursday, October 19 at Orange County Fair Speedway. The event serves as a kickoff to the historic Eastern States Weekend at the venerable five-eighths-mile oval. Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modifieds are featured in a 50-lap main event…

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PERREGO WINS MODIFIED PORTION OF NATIONAL QUARTER MILE DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND

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ANTHONY PERREGO WINS MODIFIED PORTION OF NATIONAL QUARTER MILE DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND ON FRIDAY EVENING Story By: Andy Harpel/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…An outstanding first night of action on the National Quarter Mile Dirt Track Championship Weekend at Five Mile Point Speedway found Anthony Perrego recording the win in the 35 lap Modified feature. The victory was worth over $3,500 for Perrego and his second victory of the season at the speedway. Brian Weaver and Brian Malcolm led the twenty-five car Modified starting field to the green flag for the 35 lap main event.…

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“Working Man’s Race 10” Lives Up To Its Name: Rusty Smith Defeats 60 Modifieds To Win

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“Working Man’s Race 10” Lives Up To Its Name: Rusty Smith Defeats 60 Modifieds To Win American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals At Afton Motorsports Park Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – For the 10th time, the “Working Man’s Race” lived up to its name. Rusty Smith of Oxford, N.Y., defeated a field of 60 big-block/small-block Modifieds to win the 10th annual American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals at Afton Motorsports Park. The win for Smith – worth $5,000 – became an instant career highlight since he made the transition from pavement…

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EASTERN STATES 200 FAVORS “HOME TRACK” DRIVERS

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EASTERN STATES 200 FAVORS “HOME TRACK” DRIVERS Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff MIDDLETOWN, NY (October 9)……..Last October, Stewart Friesen won his first Eastern States 200, beating runner-up Anthony Perrego and 11-time winner of the fall classic Brett Hearn. Although Hearn holds most of the racing records on the Middletown Hard Clay, he has not raced weekly at Orange County for several years. Thus, there is a debate whether “The Corporate Jet” should be considered an invader or an Orange County regular competitor. Hearn and six-time Eastern States 200 winner Danny Johnson, who also has not raced…

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Heartbreaking: Peter Britten’s Last-Lap Loss to Matt Sheppard Ruins Storybook Ending

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Australian Import ‘Batman’ Peter Britten Looks Back on What Might Have Been at Super DIRT Week XLVI Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- It’s incredible how quickly joy and elation can turn into sadness and agony. After the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Super DIRT Week XLVI on Sunday evening, nobody fully understands those wide ranges of emotion quite like Australian native Peter Britten does. With less than half of a lap remaining in the biggest race of the year for the northeast center-steer modifieds at the Oswego Speedway in…

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Larry Wight Notches Third Place Finish at Super DIRT Week

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‘Lightning’ Larry Wight Finishes Third in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200; Best Finish since 2015 Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- In the closing laps of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200, ‘Lightning’ Larry Wight almost took home the $50,000-pay-day with a slide job on then race leader Peter Britten. Unfortunately, the young driver of the No. 99 fell to third-place due in large part to tire selection. “I actually sealed my tires up on the long red flag at the end,” Wight said. “I just couldn’t get the car to…

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One for the Little Guys

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Danny Varin Impressive with Top-Ten Finish Sunday at Super DIRT Week XLVI Presented by NAPA Auto Parts; Tire Selection Key on Sunday With Ever-Changing Track Conditions; Super DIRT Week at Oswego is still Super Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- For the second year-in-a-row, Sharon Springs, N.Y., native Danny Varin turned some heads with his performance behind the wheel of the Ed Monger owned No. 93 modified during Super DIRT Week XLVI. His efforts culminated in a 10th place finish for the second-generation modified driver. “That was good,” stated Varin…

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Marcuccilli Victorious in Chevy Performance 75 at SDW

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Marcuccilli Masters Oswego for Second Consecutive Year Story By: DIRTcar MEDIA Photo By: GT SMITH / DIRTTRACKDIGEST.COM  OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 8, 2017 – Dave Marcuccilli proved himself the car to beat by earning the Unique eCigs Pole Award Thursday and put the exclamation point on it Sunday afternoon by leading all 75 laps en route to his second consecutive Chevy Performance 75 Sportsman Modified Feature. “Obviously, the ultimate goal whenever you race is to win. But to earn the pole and win at Super DIRT Week two years in a row, that’s awesome,” said Marcuccilli, who celebrated his 41st…

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Rob Yetman Wins Pro-Stock Championship 75 at Oswego

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Yetman Makes History with FIfth Straight Super DIRT Week Pro Stock Championship Win Story By: DIRTcar MEDIA Photos By: GT SMITH / DIRTTRACKDIGEST.COM and MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY – October 8, 2017 - Castleton, New York’s Rob Yetman made NAPA Super DIRT Week history, becoming the first driver in any division to win five consecutive Championship races as he dominated all 75 laps of the Pro Stock 75 Sunday afternoon at the Oswego Speedway. “I didn’t think I would ever win one of these, and now we’ve won five in a row,” Yetman said. Yetman edged fellow front…

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‘Super’ Matt Sheppard Incredible in SDW XLVI Triumph

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With a last-lap pass, Matt Sheppard outduels Peter Britten for First Super DIRT Week big-block victory since 2009, Notches 39th victory of 2017 Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: PETE MacDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- If you were looking for a more exciting or intriguing 200-lap race on a Sunday at Super DIRT Week, after the 2017 edition of the annual pilgrimage to dirt racing Mecca you’d be hard-pressed to find it. With multiple pit-stops, three-wide racing all over the speedway surface and an avalanche of human emotion, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Super…

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Five Drivers to Watch in Today’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego

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Matt Sheppard Impressive in Saturday’s Great Outdoors RV 150; Tim McCreadie Looks to Improve by One Position over 2016 Efforts; Billy Decker Excels at Long-Distance Races; Brett Hearn Can Never Be Counted Out; Stewart Friesen Looks for Sixth Super DIRT Week Triumph Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- The 46th edition of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at the Oswego Speedway in Oswego, N.Y., has produced more than a few surprises since the big-block modifieds took to the speedway on Wednesday afternoon. With a track surface that is beyond…

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Welcome to The Show Mr. Sears

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Tommy Sears Jr. Victorious in 'Win and You're In' 25-Lap Big-Block Modified Special at the Fulton Speedway; Grabs Final Starting Spot for Sunday's Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- October 8, 2017- Though the last chance qualifier for the Super DIRTcar Series big-block modifieds was run earlier in the afternoon on Saturday, drivers still had one more chance to grab the 41st and final starting position for Sunday's Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at the Oswego Speedway in Oswego, N.Y. Sears - who fired from the 11th position on the grid…

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Gravel Claims Top Spot in WoO Visit to Fulton

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David Gravel, CJB Score 17th Win of Season at Fulton Story By: WORLD OF OUTLAWS SPRINT CAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- October 7, 2017- David Gravel inherited the lead on lap nine after race leader Daryn Pittman got into the back of a slower car and spun to a stop. Gravel survived a multitude of restarts and held off Jason Johnson and Donny Schatz to score his career-best 17th win of the season for CJB Motorsports at the Fulton Speedway Saturday night in conjunction with NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. Daryn Pittman muscled…

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Sheppard Holds of Williamson for Great Outdoors RV 150 Win

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Sheppard Holds of Williamson for Great Outdoors RV 150 Win Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Matt Noles & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Oswego, NY — Oct. 7, 2017 — After 14 years, Super DIRTcar Series superstar "Super" Matt Sheppard scored his second career NAPA Super DIRT Week 358 Modified win, claiming the Great Outdoors RV 150 checkers with Mat Williamson thumping on his bumper. “He was doing whatever he could do to try to win the race,” Sheppard said chuckling from Victory Lane. “I joked with him. I told him, 'you owe me a back bumper tomorrow.’ It was fun racing…

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Sheppard, McLaughlin, Decker Win Camping World Friday Night Lights Triple 30s

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Sheppard, McLaughlin, Decker Win Camping World Friday Night Lights Triple 30s The top 30 for Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 has been set Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — October 6, 2017 — Matt Sheppard, Billy Decker and Max McLaughlin all took home wins in the Camping World Friday Night Lights Billy Whittaker Cars 200 Triple 30s, rounding out the top 30 starting spots for Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week finale at Oswego Speedway. In the first of three 30-lap qualifying races, Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 pole sitter and 2009 NAPA Super…

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Canadian Williamson and Australian Britten Make Late Race Passes to Score Pullen Truck Center 358 Twin 25s

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Canadian Williamson and Australian Britten Make Late Race Passes to Score Pullen Truck Center 358 Twin 25s Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Oswego, NY — October 6, 2017 — Mat Williamson continued his outstanding NAPA Super DIRT Week performance with a thrilling victory in the first of the 358 Modified Twin 25s. Tim Fuller set the pace from the pole and led the first handful of laps comfortably before reaching heavy-lapped traffic on the 10th circuit. Fuller was masterful in traffic as it became clear that Williamson was quicker than the Watertown native in clean air. Each…

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Dominick Who? Buffalino That Is; Locked Into Oswego 200

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Dominick Who? Buffalino That Is; Locked Into Oswego 200 Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com If you were to travel outside of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania circuit, many people wouldn’t know much about Dominick Buffalino. A regular at the Bridgeport and New Egypt Speedways, Buffalino driving well-known car owner Pat Michael’s No 51m will be starting 5th on Sunday for the Billy Whittaker Used Cars 200 at the Oswego Speedway in just his fourth career race at Super DIRT Week.  “Our lap was good, It was a hell of a lot better than practice”, said Buffalino. “ We changed the car a…

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Laubach Takes New Ride To Oswego Front Row

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Laubach Takes New Ride To Oswego Front Row Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Who would have thought a routine job building someones body would help land Rick Laubach a front row starting spot for The Billy Whittaker Used Cars 200 at the Oswego Speedway during Super DIRT Week? It all came to fruition over the summer when Ryan Alsdorf and his father came to Rick Laubach’s Lightning Bodies in Quakertown, PA to pick up a body for their own car with a proposition. “They said we want to run Oswego and Eastern States. We’re going to get…

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Brachmann Victorious in Hurricane 100 at Brewerton

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Chad Brachmann Finally Breaks the Ice at the 'Demon' in 100-lap small-block Super DIRTcar Series Triumph over Pat Ward Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM BREWERTON, NY- October 6, 2017- For the entirety of Chad Brachmann's racing career where the Brewerton Speedway in Brewerton, N.Y., has been concerned, if it weren't for bad luck, quite frankly he'd have none at all. Season-after-season, the North Tonawanda, N.Y., resident has been coming to the 'D-Shaped Dirt Demon,' and season-after-season, the veteran small-block modified campaigner has been left dejected and disappointed at the end of the evening. On Thursday night, Brachmann…

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Sheppard On the Pole for Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Super DIRT Week XLVI

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Sheppard sets Quick Time Thursday at Oswego, Claims the Top Spot for Second-Straight Year; Laubach, Decker, Flach, Buffalino and McCreadie Round Out the Top-Six Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 5, 2017- Matt Sheppard has been on a tear for the past month as the 2017 Super DIRTcar Series for the big-block modifieds continues into the latter stages of the season. Thursday afternoon at the Oswego Speedway in Oswego, N.Y., was no different. The driver of the infamous No. 9s Dendis Companies sponsored modified soared to the top of the speed charts…

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Fuller and Sheppard set to Lead the Field to Green for Saturday’s Great Outdoors RV 150 at Oswego

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Tim Fuller and Matt Sheppard set Fastest Times During Small-Block Qualifying; Mat Williamson Continues Stellar Week of Racing; Britten, Ward and Rudolph also in Top-Six Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 5, 2017- The more things change, the more they tend to stay the same. One year removed from his small-block triumph during the 45th edition of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week in 2016, Watertown, N.Y., native Tim Fuller picked up right where he left off behind the wheel of the Transport Sales and Service sponsored No. 3rs entry with a…

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Williamson and Forward Take Utica Rome Speedway SDW Openers

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Williamson and Forward Take Utica Rome Speedway Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com DIRTcar Sportsman Glenn Forward led all 25 laps on his way to his first victory of the season at Utica-Rome Speedway Tuesday night. As easy it that sounds, it was far from it for Forward, who was making just his third start of the season at Utica-Rome. Forward actually relinquished the lead to Rocky Warner on the backstretch during lap 17 but a caution for Cedric Gauvreau reverted competition back a lap, giving Forward the lead once again. Warner pounded the back bumper of Forward…

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Williamson Starts Off DIRT Week with Utica-Rome Triumph

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Mat Williamson Surprises Everyone with Convincing Victory over Stewart Friesen in 100-lap Small-Block Super DIRTcar Series Feature at Utica-Rome Speedway Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- October 4, 2017- In racing there are surprise winners, and then there are winners that are surprised. Where Mat Williamson is concerned, the latter is as close to a perfect description as one can possibly get. Not only were the fans in attendance and his fellow competitors shocked when he topped the podium, but the Canadian native was as well. In short, it takes quite an occurrence to leave a…

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Friesen Comes Up One Spot Short; What’s Old is New Again and Other Notes from Utica-Rome

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"Mr. October" Stewart Friesen Just Misses Victory Lane in 100-Lap Small-Block Super DIRTcar Series event at Utica-Rome Speedway; Are Coil Cars Making a Comeback; Matt Sheppard Burns Up in Closing Laps; Small-Block Racing is Still Exciting Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- October 4, 2017- We've seen this all before. Stewart Friesen - a man who has made the Utica-Rome Speedway his own personal playground in the past - seemed to be well on his way to yet another triumph at the Vernon, N.Y. facility. Of course - given the headline of this article - the…

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