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Dave Marcuccilli Leads Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series

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Dave Marcuccilli Leads Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series; Super DIRT Week Finale to Close Championship Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 16, 2018) – More than 100 DIRTcar Sportsman drivers have taken on Weedsport Speedway in 2018 with Dave Marcuccilli leading the way in the Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series after six point paying events. Since opening the series on May 20, Marcuccilli has claimed a series leading three main event wins on the season, including yet another triumph in the prestigious Sportsman Classic. In six events, Marcuccilli has finished in the top…

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It’s Johnson Over Johnson In Albany Saratoga Thriller

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It's Johnson Over Johnson In Albany Saratoga Thriller Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – If you’re going to wait over a year to get a win, might as well make it a big one. Marc Johnson, the 2016 modified champion at Albany-Saratoga Apeedway, got to hoist the big check Wednesday night after pulling off a surprising victory in the 50-lap Brett Deyo-promoted Short Track Super Series “Stampede At Toga” at the Malta track. Johnson, using the low line to his advantage, rocketed past Ronnie Johnson with six laps to go and came away with…

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Marc Johnson Takes Short Track Super Series ‘Stampede’

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Marc Johnson Thrills Albany-Saratoga Speedway Crowd, Takes $6,000 Short Track Super Series ‘Stampede’ Top Prize Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – Relief and joy! Marc Johnson showed pure emotion on Wednesday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway after a victory in the Recovery Sports Grill ‘Stampede at ‘toga’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified headliner. The 50-lap STSS Modified event – postponed by 24 hours due to rain on the original Tuesday date – was an instant classic on the ‘Great Race Place’ four-tenths-mile track. Guilderland, N.Y.’s Johnson emerged from…

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High Speed Racing Thrills Returns This Friday, August 17 At The Brewerton Speedway

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High Speed Racing Thrills Returns This Friday, August 17 At The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY- This Friday, August 17 Ehrlich Pest Control will present a night of fast, affordable, family fun out at the races. On the high speed, side by side racing schedule will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, STARS Mod Lites and JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders. Adult grandstand admission is $12, with everyone 18 years old and under free. Pit is $27 Member, $30 Non-Member. Grandstands open at 5:30 pm with racing…

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Championship On The Line For The Fulton Speedway Unique eCigs Modified Series Saturday August 18

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Championship On The Line For The Fulton Speedway Unique eCigs Modified Series Saturday August 18; Silent Auction To Benefit Bernard’s Beagle Rescue & Misfits Animal Rescue & Sanctuary Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – This Saturday, August 18 Power Seal Asphalt Sealing & Northeast Racing Products, Auction, Trade Show and Swap Meet will present a night of fast, family, affordable, fun racing at the Fulton Speedway. Racing on the ‘Highbanks’ will feature the final race of the Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models…

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Super DIRTcar Series Celebrates Labor Day at Weedsport Speedway with NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier

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Super DIRTcar Series Celebrates Labor Day at Weedsport Speedway with NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 14, 2018 – The Super DIRTcar Series visits Weedsport Speedway for the final time in 2018 to race the Labor Day Double Play 100. Stewart Friesen and Erick Rudolph took the first two NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifiers at the historic Weedsport Speedway, and cashed in a combined $20,000 in winnings. The September 3 Labor Day main event awards the final guaranteed starting position for the Oswego 200 in…

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Connor Cleveland Battles Zach Sobotka to Earn Second Sportsman Win at Weedsport Speedway

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Connor Cleveland Battles Zach Sobotka to Earn Second Sportsman Win at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Mark Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 13, 2018) – The Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series returned to Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, joining the ESS Legends Reunion with Connor Cleveland showing the way in a tremendous battle with Zach Sobotka, to score his second win of the season at the Port worth $1,000. Cleveland took advantage of a stout qualifying effort and redraw to start from the outside of the front row with DJ Forbes, darting to the lead from the drop…

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Knapp gets 3rd and Majchrzak, Moldt both get their 2nd for 2018

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Knapp gets 3rd and Majchrzak, Moldt both get their 2nd for 2018  Story By: Dan Turner/Wyoming Cnty Intl. Speedway Photos By: Rob Micoli/Wyoming Cnty Intl. Speedway With just two more regular weeks of racing in the 2018 season, before our “Shootout at the Bullring” the point chase is on in all our weekly racing classes. Knapp leads Majchrzak by 78 points, in the SST Modifieds. Kathie Richetson leads Dave Heimes by 14 going into tonight’s program. Zach Meyers leads Eric Hastreiter by only 27 markers. Each and every nights of racing is getting more and more critical to gather as many points as possible.…

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Win #123 And Counting As Alan Johnson Extends Career Mark In Canandaigua

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Win #123 And Counting As Alan Johnson Extends Career Mark In Canandaigua Ruggles & DePuy continue to dominate, Gray & Hoxie add third victories of season at LOLR Story By: Tom Skibinksi/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Don Romeo /Land of Legends Raceway Canandaigua, NY – Starting it all off as a teenager with his first-ever feature win at Land Of Legends Raceway in 1975, Alan Johnson continued to add to his all-time track-best total, tallying Pepsi Big-Block Modified victory #123 in the 'Saturday Spectacular' presented by L&L Transmissions and the Ontario County Fairboard. “I think that first race at Canandaigua…

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Todd Root Dominates For His First Ever Fulton Speedway Modified Victory

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Todd Root Dominates For His First Ever Fulton Speedway Modified Victory Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Todd Root and his race team have been through tough times in his rookie season in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar 358 Modifieds at the Fulton Speedway. Two words never entered their minds, “Give up.” Root and his team worked hard right up to Saturday morning on race day putting the finishing touches on a brand-new car and engine combination. The results were a first ever trip to victory lane in a dominating performance leading every lap…

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CRYAN HONORS FALLEN CHAMPION JULICHER WITH KEN HECKLER TRIBUTE 51 WIN AT LANCASTER

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CRYAN HONORS FALLEN CHAMPION JULICHER WITH KEN HECKLER TRIBUTE 51 WIN AT LANCASTER Skora, Sprgaue & Palmer score victories Story By: Dave Buchanan / Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson / Lancaster National Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (August 11, 2018) - Andy Cryan’s eighth Advance Auto Parts Street Stock win of the season might have been his most meaningful as he captured the 2nd annual Ken Heckler Tribute 51 on Saturday night at Lancaster National Speedway. The win by Cryan came just two days after the passing of nine-time Late Model track champion, John Julicher. Julicher had been a mentor…

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Max McLaughlin Uses Restart To Charge To Brewerton Speedway Modified Win

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Max McLaughlin Uses Restart To Charge To Brewerton Speedway Modified Win Story By: Dave Medler / Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson / RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Max McLaughlin from Mooresville, NC came into Friday night, third in points with one feature win plus five top-five and eight top-ten finishes with only four point races left in the 2018 season. The number 13 would be good luck for McLaughlin as that was his starting spot in the 35-lap Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified feature. There was a red flag on lap 23 and all drivers were okay. On the restart…

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LEATY, CATALANO AND SCHOONMAKER TAKE 2018 SPENCER POINT CHAMPIONSHIPS

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LEATY, CATALANO AND SCHOONMAKER TAKE 2018 SPENCER POINT CHAMPIONSHIPS: HAWKINS, CATALANO AND SCHENK WIN FINAL FEATURES Story by: Gary M. Spaid / Spencer Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta / RacersGuide.com WILLIAMSON, NY…It was double point night at John White’s Spencer Speedway last Friday and with the regular season complete, the track champions were determined for 2018. In the Sunoco Modified division Eddie Hawkins picked up his first win of the season, with Mike Leaty laying claim to his fifth Sunoco Modified track title. In the Super Sixes, it was last year’s champion, Barrett Schenk picking up the 20-lap feature win.…

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RJ Rules At Albany Saratoga on Friday

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RJ Rules At Albany Saratoga on Friday Race Report By: Tom Boggie/Albany Saratoga Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – When opportunity knocks, the smart thing to do is answer the darn door. That’s what Ronnie Johnson did Friday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. After recording just one top-five finish in a rain-plagued month of July, Johnson parlayed a third-row starting position into his third win of the season in the 35-lap modified feature at the Malta track. But it wasn’t easy. Despite taking the lead following a restart on lap seven, Johnson first had to outduel Bodie Bellinger…

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Billy Van Pelt Thrills Woodhull Raceway Crowd With Short Track Super Series Hustlin’ the High Banks Victory

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Billy Van Pelt Thrills Woodhull Raceway Crowd With Short Track Super Series Hustlin’ the High Banks Victory; Dustin Jordan Crate Winner Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WOODHULL, NY – The hillside grandstands at Woodhull Raceway erupted Thursday night as the Sunoco checkered flag flew on ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 54.’ For the first time in the event’s four-year history, a hometown boy got it done. Billy Van Pelt, the perennial king of the one-third-mile, high-banked track, turned back the advances of a talented big-block/small-block Modified field to win the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS)…

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SCHOOL HOUSE POOLS PRESENTS RACING ACTION AT THE FONDA SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY

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SCHOOL HOUSE POOLS PRESENTS RACING ACTION AT THE FONDA SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – This Saturday, August 11 at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway, School House Pools will sponsor a regular evening of racing action in all regular divisions with a starting time of 7:00 p.m. Also on the racing card will be the Classics on Dirt Vintage cars with the win the last time they competed at Fonda going to Jay Lais who got to celebrate a very special win with his father Tom Lais in victory…

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Mr. Dirt Track U.S.A. to pay $25,000 to win

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Mr. Dirt Track U.S.A. to pay $25,000 to win Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON – In 1992, Lebanon Valley Speedway promoter Howard Commander began paying $17,500 to the winner of his annual Mr. Dirt Track U.S.A. race, giving Mr. Dirt Track the distinction of having the top payout for the winner of a 100-lap short-track dirt modified feature in the Northeast. This year, the bar is going to be raised. Through sponsorship from Amsterdam Trailer Repair, which has become one of the biggest supporters of dirt track racing in the Capital Region of…

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NAPA Auto Parts Returns as Title Sponsor of 47th Annual Super DIRT Week

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NAPA Auto Parts Returns as Title Sponsor of 47th Annual Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC — August 8, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to welcome back NAPA Auto Parts as the title sponsor of the 47th annual Super DIRT Week in Oswego, NY during the first week of October. In its seventh consecutive year, the partnership brings together the storied tradition of 47 years of dirt racing in Central New York with the strong commitment from NAPA Auto Parts to deliver the best parts and service to its…

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Brewerton Speedway And NAPA To Present Fast Family Affordable Fun Race Night Friday

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Brewerton Speedway And NAPA To Present Fast Family Affordable Fun Race Night Friday, August 10 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – This Friday, August 10 NAPA Auto Parts will present a night of fast paced, family affordable fun at the Brewerton Speedway. The racing will be as hot as the August temperatures featuring the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, STARS Mod Lites and the JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders. Adult grandstand admission is $12 with everyone 18 years old and younger free. Pit admission is $27 Member, $30 Non-Member. Grandstands…

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Fulton Speedway Set For Racing, Fan Fest and $1,000-To-Win Trailer Race Saturday

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Fulton Speedway Set For Racing, Fan Fest and $1,000-To-Win Trailer Race Saturday, August 11 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY - Fulton Speedway ready for excitement this Saturday, August 11 when Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux will present a night of racing thrills, Fan Fest and the night will be capped off with carnage from the $1,000-to-win Trailer Race. On the race card will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models and E&V Energy Novice Sportsman. Adult grandstand admission is $15 with everyone…

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Legendary Rich Eurich To Be Honored At ‘Hard Clay Finale’ – STSS North 50 To Pay $10,000 To Win, $1,000 To Start!

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Legendary Rich Eurich To Be Honored At ‘Hard Clay Finale’ – STSS North 50 To Pay $10,000 To Win, $1,000 To Start! Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Walt Smith & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – A legend of Tri-State auto racing will be in the spotlight when the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco concludes its 2018 Halmar International North Region at Orange County Fair Speedway. Rich Eurich – the personable veteran who has competed at the Orange County ‘House of Power’ since the late-1960s – will be recognized at the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse…

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Ransomville Speedway’s Summer Nationals Goes to Stewart Friesen for Sixth Time

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Ransomville Speedway’s Summer Nationals Goes to Stewart Friesen for Sixth Time Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com RANSOMVILLE, NY – August 7, 2018 – After starting on the outside pole, Stewart Friesen, five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion, powered by Chad Brachmann racing into turn one on the opening lap. Friesen faced challenges from Matt Sheppard and Mat Williamson throughout the 100 circuits around the half-mile Niagara County facility, but was able to hold them off. A familiar “old school” Ransomville cushion formed at the top of the track, and Friesen made expert use of it.…

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Matt Sheppard dominates stellar field to take big Jan Corcoran Memorial win at Utica-Rome Speedway

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Matt Sheppard dominates stellar field to take big Jan Corcoran Memorial win at Utica-Rome Speedway Story By: John Tiff/Utica Rome Speedway Photos By: Otto Graham/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY- This past Sunday evening, Matt Sheppard would continue his assault on the Utica-Rome Speedway record books as he would collect his second win of this season by taking the checkered in the $3,064 to win 8th Annual Jan Corcoran Memorial for the Big Block and Small Block Modifieds. The win Northeast Race Products and Power Seal night moves him into a second place on the all-time win list, tied with Dale Planck and…

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Wright Newest Big-Block Legend, Poirier Tops Record ESS 360 Field At Fairgrounds

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Wright Newest Big-Block Legend, Poirier Tops Record ESS 360 Field At Fairgrounds Fan favorite 'Barefoot' Bob McCreadie honored Saturday with LOLR Wall of Fame induction Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Leends Raceway Photos By: Alex & Helen Bruce/LOL Raceway Canandaigua, NY –Tradition Automotive Group Night opened the final full month of activity at Land Of Legends Raceway and it was Justin Wright and Steve Poirier taking center stage with decisive open-wheel victories in the Aug. 4 'Super Saturday Spectacular.' Wright gave himself the best birthday gift of all with his first career Pepsi Big-Block Modified victory at the Ontario County…

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BIG-BLOCK MODIFIEDS TAKE CENTER STAGE AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY

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BIG-BLOCK MODIFIEDS TAKE CENTER STAGE AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY Last Rookie Sportsman division races of the season Story By: John Snyder/OCFS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY (August 06)……..The ground-pounding Big-Block Modifieds headline the Saturday, August 11 at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. Also in action will be the unpredictable Sportsman division and the exciting Street Stocks. The Rookie Sportsman, a division for novice drivers trying to break into the unique Northeastern form of dirt track Modified racing, are also on the schedule for the final time in 2018. With just three races remaining in this…

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$25,570 Pay Structure, STSS Point Battle Set For ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring’ Wednesday, August 8

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$25,570 Pay Structure, STSS Point Battle Set For ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring’ Wednesday, August 8 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WOODHULL, NY – ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring’ Woodhull Raceway is set to serve as the focal point of Northeast Modified racing this Wednesday, August 8. NAPA Auto Parts of Addison and Corning, Two Rivers Timber and Maple City Dodge present the ‘Hustlin the High Banks 54’ annual appearance by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds. Woodhull Raceway’s unique paperclip-shaped, one-third-mile layout offers a lucrative pay structure…

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THE JACK IS BACK; RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 13th AT FONDA

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Qualifier Rescheduled for Monday, August 13 at Fonda Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 6, 2018 – Super DIRTcar Series officials and Fonda Speedway management successfully pinned down a date to reschedule “The Jack” 100 Super DIRTcar Series event. The winner of this prestigious event is guaranteed to start no farther back than position number twelve in the 200-lap NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII finale on Sunday October, 7 at Oswego Speedway. After a widespread weather system soaked the capital region of New York on Wednesday, August…

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Brett Hearn Overcomes Broken Shock to Claim 3rd Win of 2018

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Brett Hearn Overcomes Broken Shock to Claim 3rd Win of 2018 Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com After a substantial amount of rain flooded part of the infield, Saturday night’s card was doubtful. However, a substantial amount of work went into getting the standing water out. By race time, the track was good to go. In the Modified feature, Olden Dwyer started from the pole and immediately came under pressure from Andy Bachetti. Less than a mile into the race, Bachetti was able to snatch the lead away. Once out front, Bachetti opened up a good…

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FRIESEN TIES SHOEMAKER ON THE ALL TIME WIN LIST AT FONDA AFTER WIN

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FRIESEN TIES SHOEMAKER ON THE ALL TIME WIN LIST AT FONDA AFTER WIN Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – After his car was lifted off of another car in a lap one wreck at Fonda on Saturday evening, Stewart Friesen pitted to replace a flat left front tire and bent radius rods and continued on in the 30-lap modified main event with a bent front axle that the crew had no time to replace. Taking the lead on lap nine after restarting just outside the top 10, Friesen went on to his seventh…

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Tim Sears Jr. Races To Third Fulton Speedway Modified Win

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Tim Sears Jr. Races To Third Fulton Speedway Modified Win; Saturday, August 11 Fan Fest & World Famous Trailer Race Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY - Tim Sears Jr. came into Saturday night racing sitting fourth in the Modified points looking to make a late season run in the battle for the 2018 Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified Track Championship. In the 35-lap feature Sears, while running second, would take advantage of a caution on lap 14 and restart getting by race long leader Tyler Trump. Once out front, Sears would never look back…

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Hanbury, Vogler, Knoepfler and Moldt, all score BIG on Soccer night at Wyoming County Intl. Speedway

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Hanbury, Vogler, Knoepfler and Moldt, all score BIG on Soccer night at Wyoming County Intl. Speedway. Story By: Dan Turner/Wyoming County International Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com It was Soccer Night at the Wyoming County Intl. Speedway. Just like soccer itself, some scored big with wins, while others took some bumps and bruises. All in all, it was a great night at the track with two of our three regular classes (SST Mods, 4 cylinders) and our semi regulars Super 6’s and one of the premier touring series in NY, the Sunoco NY Super Stocks. Kids were entertained during the…

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“Brett’s Bigger Show” Challenge Issued For Recovery Sports Grill ‘Stampede at ‘toga’ August 14

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“Brett’s Bigger Show” Challenge Issued For Recovery Sports Grill ‘Stampede at ‘toga’ August 14 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – The challenge is on! Earlier this season at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Brett Hearn’s ‘Big Show’ drew a strong field of 55 Modifieds to the ‘Great Race Place’ to compete in the 100-lap event under the Super DIRTcar Series banner. Now, on Tuesday, August 14, the Brett Deyo-promoted Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its stop at Albany-Saratoga when Recovery Sports Grill presents the ‘Stampede at ‘toga’ 50-lap spectacular. So the…

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Fulton Speedway To Host Wild And Crazy $1,000-To-Win Trailer Race Saturday, August 11 Plus Full Racing Card And Fan Fest

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Fulton Speedway To Host Wild And Crazy $1,000-To-Win Trailer Race Saturday, August 11 Plus Full Racing Card And Fan Fest Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – High speed side-by-side racing, Fan Fest and total destruction will be the name of the game Saturday, August 11 presented by Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux. One of the most crazy and insane events happening at race tracks across the country is the trailer race that will be coming to the Speedway that night. What is a trailer race you might ask if you haven’t seen one? Take…

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MIKE LEATY CAPTURES MIDWEEK MODIFIED MANIA 50 AT LANCASTER

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MIKE LEATY CAPTURES MIDWEEK MODIFIED MANIA 50 AT LANCASTER Points leaders Cryan & Dressel victorious again Story By: Mike Buchanan/Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (August 2, 2018) - Mike Leaty of Williamson, N.Y. won the inaugural Midweek Modified Mania 50 Race of Champions Modified Series event on Thursday night at Lancaster National Speedway. Leaty took the lead back from teammate Patrick Emerling on lap 19 to score his first win of the season. A total of 19 Race of Champions Modified signed in for competition on Thursday with some not-so-regular names in the field. Trans Am…

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Recovery Sports Grill “Stampede at ‘toga” Set For Tuesday, August 14 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway

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Recovery Sports Grill “Stampede at ‘toga” Set For Tuesday, August 14 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – Recovery Sports Grill leads a “stampede” on Albany-Saratoga Speedway! The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Tuesday, August 14 for the second ‘Stampede at ‘toga’ slated as Race No. 6 of the STSS Halmar International North Region. A 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified showdown at the ‘Great Race Place’ awaits fans with $5,000 going to the winner, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag. Sail…

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ESS Sprint Car Legends Reunion Next at Weedsport Speedway on August 12

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ESS Sprint Car Legends Reunion Next at Weedsport Speedway on August 12 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 3, 2018) – The legends of the ESS Sprint Car tour will join together at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, August 12, powered by Pit Stop Convenience Stores. A great night of racing will follow the ESS Sprint Car Hall of Fame induction ceremony as the ESS Sprint Cars and the Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series will take on The Port, with racing action set to begin at 7 p.m. ESS super stars Jason Barney, Coleman Gulick,…

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Time To “Hustle the High Banks” Of Woodhull Raceway

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Time To “Hustle the High Banks” Of Woodhull Raceway: Short Track Super Series Invades August 8 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WOODHULL, NY – The high-banked, one-third-mile Woodhull Raceway is known as ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring.’ On Wednesday, August 8, the Ted and Brandi White-owned facility will be the focal point of Northeast Modified racing when the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades for its annual summer visit. The STSS Modifieds compete for a $5,400 top prize in the ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 54’ presented by NAPA Auto Parts of Addison…

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One-On-One Spectator Truck & SUV Races Part Of Fulton Speedway Saturday, August 4 Racing Program

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One-On-One Spectator Truck & SUV Races Part Of Fulton Speedway Saturday, August 4 Racing Program Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – When the month of August hits, point races heat up coming down the homestretch to decide the 2018 Track Champions. The intensity will be turned up by the racers looking for any bit of speed they can find this Saturday, August 4 when Willmes Law will present a night of fast, family affordable fun racing. On the race card will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker…

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RUSH Late Models Join Brewerton Speedway Friday, August 3 Race Night

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RUSH Late Models Join Brewerton Speedway Friday, August 3 Race Night Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – It is now down to crunch time for race teams battling for wins and top-finishes as the calendar turns to August in the final stretch to crown 2018 track champions. This Friday, August 3rd Regional Truck & Trailer will present a night of fast, family affordable fun racing featuring the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton Sportsman, STARS Mod Lites, JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders plus the Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models. When…

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Doctor Makes Late House Call In Airborne 100

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Battle of Plattsburgh 100 at Airborne Park Speedway Won by Danny Johnson on Lap 98 Restart Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com PLATTSBURGH, NY - July 31, 2018 - The defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion, NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVI Champion, and current Championship points leader had the fastest car at Airborne Park Speedway in Hot Laps, Time-Trials, and 98/100 laps of the Battle of Plattsburgh 100. But then, on a lap 98 restart, The Doctor Danny Johnson, racing the Ray Graham no. 21G Big-Block Modified, went to the bottom of the track in turn one…

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“THE JACK” AT FONDA TO OFFER GUARANTEED STARTING SPOT FOR THE MAIN EVENT AT NAPA AUTO PARTS SUPER DIRT WEEK

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“THE JACK” AT FONDA TO OFFER GUARANTEED STARTING SPOT FOR THE MAIN EVENT AT NAPA AUTO PARTS SUPER DIRT WEEK 2018 AT OSWEGO Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – Guaranteed starting spots are hard to come by for any big racing events, if there are any even available. In 2018, DIRTcar announced earlier this year that six Super DIRTcar Series events held this season would award guaranteed starting positions to the winners of those events in the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 200 to be held this October at the…

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Ron Davis III Earns Hard Fought Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series Victory At The Fulton Speedway

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Ron Davis III Earns Hard Fought Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series Victory At The Fulton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – During the 2018 season Memphis, NY’s Ron Davis III has looked nothing like a Modified rookie grabbing top finishes and an early season feature win to put him 3rd in the Fulton Speedway point standings. Saturday night was race number two of the 50-lap, $2,000-to-win Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series. Ron Davis III battled up front all race long that also had heavy traffic that he would use to his advantage. Running…

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Wyoming County Intl. Speedway Celebrates 58 years of racing

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Wyoming County Intl. Speedway Celebrates 58 years of racing Heimes, Hallett, Majchrzak and Knapp all partied in Victory lane  Story & Photos By: Rob Micoli/Wyoming County International Speedway Its been 4 weeks since most of the WCIS regulars have turned laps on the high banks of the Blacktop Bullring. With all the rain we received in July, it washed the speedway and gave us a green lighting quick track to celebrate the 58th season of racing at the Perry NY racing center. It also was Racer reunion night as we saw and talked with many retired drivers, car owners and…

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Rudolph Wins $10,000 Hall of Fame 100 Grand Prize at Weedsport

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Erick Rudolph Wins $10,000 Hall of Fame 100 Grand Prize at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranaletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – July 28, 2018 – Erick Rudolph took the checkered flag at Weedsport Speedway for a $10,000 pay day and a guaranteed start in the 47th annual NAPA Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. Rudolph, who sat second in points coming into the Hall of Fame 100, has been knocking on the door of a victory all season. His first Big-Block Modified win at Weedsport Speedway could not have come at a better time, as…

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CATALANO BROTHERS FINISH 1-2 IN VP RACING FUELS SPORTSMAN AT LANCASTER

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CATALANO BROTHERS FINISH 1-2 IN VP RACING FUELS SPORTSMAN AT LANCASTER Eldon King III wins second-straight RoC Late Model race Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Lancaster National Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (July 28, 2018) - The Catalano family of Ontario, N.Y. had a night to remember on Saturday at Lancaster National Speedway. Brothers Tommy and Timmy Catalano finished first and second in the VP Racing Fuels Sportsman feature with their mother, Amy, coming home in fifth place. Tommy also added a third place finish in the Race of Champions Late Model Series event. In other X-Press Signs…

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Tim Sears Jr. Outduels Larry Wight For The Brewerton Speedway DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Win

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Tim Sears Jr. Outduels Larry Wight For The Brewerton Speedway DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Win Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway there was a strong field of invaders against Brewerton and Fulton Speedway Modified regulars that squared off in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series on the “D-Shaped Dirt Demon.” The MDA 100 presented by Gillee’s CITGO Lubricants slug-fest came down to two Brewerton Speedway heavyweights, Larry Wight and Tim Sears Jr. The winning pass came on lap-65 when Sears would get by Wight in turn two and then…

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TOMMY CATALANO TOPS SUNOCO MODS AT SPENCER

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TOMMY CATALANO TOPS SUNOCO MODS AT SPENCER Story By: Gary M. Spaid/Spencer Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WILLIAMSON, NY…Tommy Catalano, from nearby Ontario, NY, picked up his third feature win of the 2018 at the track. Catalano had to hold off Andy Lewis for the entire 35-lap event to get that victory. In the Super Sixes, Barrett Schenk returned to victory lane. Schenk a two time track champion, in the Super Sixes at Spencer, waited until nearly two thirds of the race was complete to grab the lead from Josh Marchese. Jacob Gustafson picked up the win in the Grandpa…

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TANNER, HEBING, AND SHEPPARD TAKE WINS ON THE FIRST NIGHT OF THE OUTLAW SPEEDWAY SUMMER NATIONALS

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TANNER, HEBING, AND SHEPPARD TAKE WINS ON THE FIRST NIGHT OF THE OUTLAW SPEEDWAY SUMMER NATIONALS PRESENTED BY SCORPION SECURITY PRODUCTS Story By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY.....Outlaw Speedway has hosted two-day programs in the beginning and end of the season, but Friday night was the kickoff of the first two-day Scorpion Security Products Summer Nationals, with regular divisions joined by the 360 Sprint cars for the first night of racing action. 146 cars filled the pit area for Friday night's program. The 360 Sprint cars rain a pair of 15-lap 'A' features, with the winners…

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Tim McCreadie, Billy Pauch Jr. to Take On Weedsport’s Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame 100 on Saturday

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Tim McCreadie, Billy Pauch Jr. to Take On Weedsport’s Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame 100 on Saturday Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (July 26, 2018) – Hall of Fame Weekend continues this Saturday, July 28 with the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Hall of Fame 100 as dirt racing stars Tim McCreadie and Billy Pauch Jr. join the Super DIRTcar Series cars and stars in search of $10,000. The 2018 season has seen McCreadie continue to follow the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in his No. 39 machine, where he currently…

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‘The Jack’ Honors Fonda Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series Legend with 100-Lap Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier

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‘The Jack’ Honors Fonda Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series Legend with 100-Lap Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier Story By: Joe Grabianoski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – July 20, 2018 – On Wednesday, August 1, the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series will go 100 laps on the historic half-mile Fonda Speedway. Teams, drivers, and fans alike will pay tribute to Jack Johnson to honor his illustrious career. “The Jack” is a NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier, meaning the winner or the highest finishing non-guaranteed starter will be given a starting spot at this year’s…

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