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Williamson earns signature NAPA Super DIRT Week victory to join legends of the sport

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Williamson earns signature NAPA Super DIRT Week victory to join legends of the sport Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Michael Fry OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 13, 2019 – Would he make it or not? The closing laps of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 capped a drama-filled NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, where Mat Williamson had enough fuel to charge to the checkers while the car that was closing on him fast did not. A late caution set up a shootout to the checkered flag. Williamson, a 29-year-old from St. Catherines, Ontario, was in…

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Coonradt captures his first DIRTcar Pro Stock Wilkins RV 50 at NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Coonradt captures his first DIRTcar Pro Stock Wilkins RV 50 at NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Jordan DeLucia/DIRTcar OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 13, 2019 – There’s always a first time for everything, even a big win at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT week. That was the big story for 2019 DIRTcar Hoosier Racing Tire Pro Stock Weekly Champion Josh Coonradt on Sunday afternoon, as he scored the victory in the Wilkins RV 50 at Oswego Speedway in dominant fashion by taking advantage of a mistake by his competition in the early going. Fastline Performance Pole Award winner Tony Markou…

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Inman Scores First-Ever NAPA Super DIRT Week Win in Chevy Performance 75

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Inman Scores First-Ever NAPA Super DIRT Week Win in Chevy Performance 75 Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photo By: Michael Fry OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 13, 2019 — Darien, N.Y.-native Kyle Inman capped off a tremendous NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week as he rolled across the line just nine-tenths’ of a second ahead of favorite Kevin Root to win the DIRTcar Sportsman Chevy Performance 75 at Oswego Speedway. Inman, who won the big Fulton Speedway event last Saturday, cruised through NAPA Super DIRT Week with a win at Brewerton and third at Utica-Rome before earning the seventh starting spot for…

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Matt Sheppard Becomes 12th Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winner; 165 Race Cars Jam Afton Pits

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Matt Sheppard Becomes 12th Short Track SuperNationals Modified Winner; 165 Race Cars Jam Afton Pits Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com AFTON, NY – 12 races, 12 different winners. With a jam-packed pit area filled with 165 race cars Saturday at Afton Motorsports Park, Matt Sheppard put another line on his resume, taking home the top prize from the 12th running of the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals Weekend. In the process, the Savannah, N.Y., driver inched closer to another piece of history as he chases the $57,500 Sunoco Race Fuels/Insinger Performance ‘Grand Championship’ with now just…

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Decker scores $20,000 DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 victory

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Decker scores $20,000 DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 victory Story By: Robby Knowles OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 12, 2019 — If you’re going to win your first DIRTcar 358 Modified Series race of the season, there’s no better time than during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. That’s exactly what the “Franklin Flyer” Billy Decker did on Saturday night, driving from 14th to victory in the Salute to the Troops 150. A restart on lap 136 set up Erick Rudolph and Decker to square off. Decker aced the restart and was able to power…

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape Intense action among 305 cars in Oswego pit area highlights DIRTcar Day Story By: Joe Grabianowski, Jordan DeLucia, Robby Knowles, Bill Foley and Chris Dolack/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 11, 2019 — From hot laps and time trials under the bright sun to intense heat race competition under the lights to a concert just outside the pit area, Friday’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week action at Oswego Speedway did not disappoint. With a combined 305 cars in the pits, all four racing divisions…

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Inman Takes Brewerton in Final DIRTcar Sportsman Tuneup for NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Inman Takes Brewerton in Final DIRTcar Sportsman Tuneup for NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Kyle Inman, for the second time in less than a month, parked the 20K in Brewerton Speedway victory lane as the DIRTcar Sportsman Series brought down the curtain on the 2019 at the “D Shaped Dirt Track Demon.” Starting fourth Inman marked his time in the early stages as Chris Mackey led lap one and Alan Fink the second circuit. It was then a four-car tussle between the trio and Mark Yorkers was a nail…

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Williamson Aces Restart for Hurricane 100 Victory at Brewerton

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Williamson Aces Restart for Hurricane 100 Victory at Brewerton Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com CENTRAL SQUARE, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Mat Williamson aced a lap 76 restart en route to his fifth DIRTcar 358 Modified Series victory of the year in the Hurricane 100 Thursday night at Brewerton Speedway. Williamson was running in second behind Erick Rudolph when the yellow flag came out on lap 76 for Tim Sears Jr.’s right rear flat tire. Rudolph elected to restart from the outside, forcing Williamson to the bottom. Both drivers were on the gas early in turns…

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Phelps Captures Pole for Saturday’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150

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Phelps Captures Pole for Saturday’s DIRTcar 358 Modified Salute to the Troops 150 Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 10, 2019 — Jimmy Phelps has earned the pole in a Big Block Modified three times at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, but on Thursday afternoon at Oswego Speedway the “Baldswinsville Bandit” captured the top spot in DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Time Trials for the first time in his career. Phelps hit the track in group five of six, setting a time of 20.948 seconds around the 5/8-mile “Clay Palace” to win the $1,000 STOP…

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Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third.

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Billy Decker on the pole for the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, Sheppard and Williamson second and third. Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comOSWEGO, NY – October 10, 2019 – The Top 6 drivers from today’s Time Trial session are locked into the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 on Sunday, October 13. Billy Decker, from Unadilla, NY, won the STOP Tech/GPS Pole Award at Oswego Speedway with a quick-time of 20.316 seconds for his eighth NAPA Super DIRT Week Big Block Modified pole. Runner up and defending Super DIRTcar Series Champion, Matt Sheppard, will start second and took…

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3

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Lightning Strikes at Super DIRT Week Kickoff, Wight, Maresca, and Williamson Top 3  Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – October 9, 2019 Lightning Larry Wight picked up the victory in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party 100 lap event at Weedsport Speedway.             Wight was challenged by Mike Maresca on a lap 75 restart, where Maresca pulled even with Wight on the inside of turns three and four. Wight, however, was able to power off of turn four and clear Maresca.             “I was moving around there on the restart,” Wight said in…

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Matt Janczuk Rebounds for First Weedsport DIRTcar Sportsman Win

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Matt Janczuk Rebounds for First Weedsport DIRTcar Sportsman Win Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY — Oct. 9 2019 — Utica-Rome Speedway Sportsman champion Matt Janczuk stood on Weedsport Speedway “Victory Hill” Wednesday night capturing his first feature event there in his 17 year racing career. Just 24 hours earlier Janczuk had seen his championship car destroyed at Utica-Rome in a multi-car pileup that just about dashed his hopes for the DIRTcar Sportsman Series title. However, driver-owner Tom Juno had previously offered Matt a ride in his Power Seal 25 for Weedsport and Brewerton so Matt…

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Canadian racer heating up for NAPA Super DIRT Week riches

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Canadian racer heating up for NAPA Super DIRT Week riches Story By: Robby Knowles/DIRTcar VERNON, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Mat Williamson took home the $4,000 top prize in the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series Pre-Game 100 Tuesday night at Utica-Rome Speedway. Williamson, of St. Catharines, Ontario, had a lucky redraw and led the 30-car field to the initial green flag. Jordan McCreadie hung with Williamson for the first couple laps before Williamson pulled away, beginning his dominant drive. Eighth-place starting Erick Rudolph was the early mover of the redraw cars, cracking the top five by lap-15. Much of the…

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Extends advantage in DIRTcar Sportsman Series championship

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Extends advantage in DIRTcar Sportsman Series championship Story By: Bill Foley/DIRTcar VERNON, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Defending DIRTcar Sportsman champion Kevin Root extended his lead in this year’s race for the title as he captured the NAPA Auto Parts Super Dirt Week Pre-Game 40 lapper at Utica-Rome Speedway. After a three-car battle with young lion Jackson Gill and veteran Alan Fink, Root finally took the lead for good on lap 12 as he went from third to first. “Alan and Jackson got together and I steered so I could just diamond off the turn,” said Root, of Geneva,…

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Officials See Huge Car Count During NAPA Super DIRT Week Early Inspection

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Officials See Huge Car Count During NAPA Super DIRT Week Early Inspection Drivers across four divisions prepping for massive event at Oswego Speedway Story By: Chris Dolack, Joe Grabianowski and Billy Foley/DIRTcar OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 8, 2019 — Cars don’t hit the track until Wednesday afternoon at Oswego Speedway, and already 144 of them rolled through NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Early Bird Technical Inspection on Tuesday en route to what’s expected to be a huge car count. The astonishing number of cars — 31 more than went through Early Inspection last year — were lined up before…

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Michael Maresca Shocks The Modified Racing World Collecting $20,000 Outlaw 200 Win

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Michael Maresca Shocks The Modified Racing World Collecting $20,000 Outlaw 200 Win Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Fulton, NY - Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway Potsdam, NY racer Michael Maresca drove the race of his career, winning the 34th Annual Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 in front of a huge crowd and against an all-star modified field. During the majority of the first segment of the 200-lap race, Maresca, behind the wheel of his St. Lawrence Radiology, No. 7mm, Bicknell would chase Matt Sheppard to the lap 100 break. Whatever changes Maresca made to go…

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Dave Marcuccilli, Ronnie Davis III to Defend Weedsport Turf During 358-Modified Super DIRT Week Special

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Dave Marcuccilli, Ronnie Davis III to Defend Weedsport Turf During 358-Modified Super DIRT Week Special Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (October 3, 2019) – When the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series takes on Weedsport Speedway on Wednesday, October 9 as part of the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party, Dave Marcuccilli and Ronnie Davis III will be armed to defend their home turf. Since Weedsport’s rejuvenation in 2014, Marcuccilli and Davis have arguably risen as the speedway’s two most decorated Sportsman competitors, now transitioning to the DIRTcar 358-Modified ranks. Davis, who…

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Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 Next on the Horizon for Northeast Modified Teams

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Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 Next on the Horizon for Northeast Modified Teams New Last Chance Showdown added to the Saturday lineup Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Fulton, NY - The week is finally here that race teams and fans circle on their calendar yearly. One of the true crown jewel Northeast Modified racing events will continue its annual tradition of being one of the largest single day events on the racing calendar each year this Saturday, October 5. A full day of Modified activity will feature 10 lap heats, 12 lap consolations and new for…

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Rudolph & Root Take It To The Bank In Land Of Legends 2019 Season Finale

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Rudolph & Root Take It To The Bank In Land Of Legends 2019 Season Finale Canandaigua stars share Gerald Hears Memorial DIRTcar 'Build Your Bank Challenge' jackpot Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – September 29, 2019 – With anticipation of the mega-dollar DIRTcar 'Build Your Bank Challenge' presented by Phelps Cement Products and Canandaigua Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram reaching a crescendo during the final weekend of September, in truly fitting fashion encore performances by weekly Saturday night stars Erick Rudolph and Kevin Root brought down the curtain on the 2019 season at Land Of Legends Raceway. It…

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Brewerton Speedway 2020 Duel at the Demon SDS to Be Held on Friday, September 18

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Brewerton Speedway 2020 Duel at the Demon SDS to Be Held on Friday, September 18 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.comBREWERTON, NY – One of the must-see races for fans and race teams on the Super DIRTcar Series schedule is the series stop at the Brewerton Speedway. You can now make your plans for the 2020 ‘Duel at the Demon’ 100 for the Modified Super DIRTcar Series and the ‘Duel at the Demon’ 50 for the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series for Friday, September 18. The racing is not over at the Brewerton Speedway when the 2019 season…

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Fulton Speedway 2020 Outlaw 200 Weekend To Be Held On Friday & Saturday, October 2-3

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Fulton Speedway 2020 Outlaw 200 Weekend To Be Held On Friday & Saturday, October 2-3 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – With just a few days left before camping opens for the 34th Annual Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 Weekend, you can now circle your calendars and make plans for the 35th edition Widely known to fans and race teams as one of the crown jewels events in the Northeast, the 2020 milestone 35th edition will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 2-3. Below is this year’s schedule for the Outlaw 200 Weekend.…

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Lightning Quick Mod Lites Ready to Roll on Fulton Speedway Night One of Outlaw 200 Weekend Friday, October 4

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Lightning Quick Mod Lites Ready to Roll on Fulton Speedway Night One of Outlaw 200 Weekend Friday, October 4 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – If you have never seen the Mod Lites race before, don’t let their size fool you. These are purpose built racing rockets that put on close and exciting side-by-side racing. On Friday, October 4th the Fulton Speedway in conjunction with the Central New York Mod Lites Association present the $750-To-Win U.S Air Force Outlaw Weekend Championship. This race has a history of drawing the best racers from the Northeast,…

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Friday, October 4 Fulton Speedway Pit Stop Convenience Stores NLMA Late Model 50 Takes Center Stage at Outlaw 200 Weekend; Schedule and Tickets Available

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Friday, October 4 Fulton Speedway Pit Stop Convenience Stores NLMA Late Model 50 Takes Center Stage at Outlaw 200 Weekend; Schedule and Tickets Available Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – One of the most anticipated Late Model races in the region for racers and fans alike will take place at the Fulton Speedway Friday, October 4th as part of the prestigious 34th Annual Stadium International Trucks Outlaw 200 Weekend Friday & Saturday, October 4-5. The weekly Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models at the speedway produce great side-by-side racing, with most features…

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The Fonda 200 Tradition Returns This Weekend, Sept. 26-28, at the Track of Champions

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The Fonda 200 Tradition Returns This Weekend, Sept. 26-28, at the Track of Champions Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: JB Photography FONDA, NY – In the words of Gustav Mahler, “Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.” After a 17-year absence, an auto race built on tradition returns this weekend at the legendary Fonda Speedway. A new chapter will be written in the legacy that is the Fonda 200 Thursday-Saturday Sept. 26-28. The list of past winners includes pioneers, legends and Hall of Fame drivers who have been able to conquer the Track…

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Demetrios Drellos’ First-Career Super DIRTcar Series Win Worth $10,000 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway

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Demetrios Drellos’ First-Career Super DIRTcar Series Win Worth $10,000 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photo By: Mark BrownMALTA, NY - September 21, 2019 - It’s a rare moment in motorsports when a rookie pulls out a huge victory in the top echelon of their driving discipline. On this night, Rookie of the Year contender Demetrios Drellos did just that, shocking the world of Big Block Modified racing by winning his first Super DIRTcar Series race at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in one of the biggest races of the year. Drellos battled back the best in the business including…

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Week-Long Camping, Tickets Now Available for Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party at Weedsport Speedway

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Week-Long Camping, Tickets Now Available for Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 20, 2019) – The 48th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week will take place throughout Central New York from October 9-13 with the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds attacking the Weedsport Speedway oval on Wednesday, October 9. Reserved seating and camping are available for the kick-off to racing’s biggest party by visiting www.weedsportspeedway.com. The DIRTcar 358-Modified series will be joined by the DIRTcar Sportsman series on October 9 for a one-two punch of action as…

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Industrial Tire of CNY Returns as Title Sponsor of Sportsman Shootout at The Fulton Speedway 34th Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend October 4-5

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Industrial Tire of CNY Returns as Title Sponsor of Sportsman Shootout at The Fulton Speedway 34th Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend October 4-5 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Major marketing partner, Industrial Tire of CNY, will once again be the title sponsor of the lucrative, driver and fan favorite Sportsman Shootout Championship 50 during the 34th Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by Stadium International Trucks on Friday & Saturday, October 4-5. Known as one of the crown jewels and prestigious races to win for the Sportsman in the Northeast, one had to look no…

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Fulton Speedway Revamps Saturday Night Special During NAPA Super DIRT Week

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Fulton Speedway Revamps Saturday Night Special During NAPA Super DIRT Week Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Fulton Speedway and DIRTcar Racing are stepping up the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified game for the annual “Win and You’re In” event during NAPA Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway. For the past decade, Saturday night of “Racing’s Biggest Party” has featured a special Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified race to award the final starting position in the prestigious Billy Whittaker Cars 200. For the fourth consecutive year, Fulton Speedway will be host of the annual…

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Bicknell Racing Products Again A Major Player At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend Friday and Saturday October 4-5; Tickets And Weekend Schedule Available

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Bicknell Racing Products Again A Major Player At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend Friday and Saturday October 4-5; Tickets And Weekend Schedule Available Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Bicknell Racing Products out of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, will once again be stepping up in a big way for the Modified and Sportsman teams during the 34th Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by Stadium International Trucks at the Fulton Speedway on Friday & Saturday, October 4-5. Bicknell Racing Products is your one stop place where they provide the winning edge in the racing…

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Stadium International Trucks Named Title Sponsor for The 34th Annual Outlaw 200; Schedule Announced

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Stadium International Trucks Named Title Sponsor for The 34th Annual Outlaw 200; Schedule Announced Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – In a joint announcement the Fulton Speedway is proud to name marketing partner Stadium International Trucks as the title sponsor of the 34th annual Outlaw 200 on Saturday, October 5th. “With the Outlaw 200 being one of the most prestigious modified events to win in Northeast racing, having a company with Stadium International Trucks reputation is a perfect fit for our biggest race of the season,” said Fulton Speedway general manager Cory Reed. Jimmy…

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PATRICK EMERLING WINS U.S. OPEN 125 AT LANCASTER SPEEDWAY

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PATRICK EMERLING WINS U.S. OPEN 125 AT LANCASTER SPEEDWAY Story By: Dave Buchanan/NYIRP Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (September 15, 2019) - Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y. won the 31st annual U.S. Open 125 Race of Champions Modified Series event on Sunday afternoon at Lancaster Speedway @ New York International Raceway Park. It was the second career U.S. Open win for Emerling, after winning the event back in 2016. In supporting action from the final day of the U.S. Open, Eldon King III of Freedom, N.Y. won the Race of Champions Late Model Series feature. Rich Sharpe of…

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HOSSFELD, MANCUSO, HOLMES & SCHOSEK TAKE U.S. OPEN SATURDAY WINS

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HOSSFELD, MANCUSO, HOLMES & SCHOSEK TAKE U.S. OPEN SATURDAY WINS Story By: Mike Buchanan/NYIRP Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (September 15, 2019) - Chuck Hossfeld of Ransomville, N.Y. won the Joe Reilly Crown Royal Classic 54 Race of Champion Sportsman Modified event on Saturday at Lancaster Speedway @ New York International Raceway Park as part of the 31st annual U.S. Open Weekend. In additional action from U.S. Open Saturday, Joe Mancuso of Buffalo won the John Julicher Memorial RoC Super Stock feature. Josh Schosek of Hamburg, N.Y. won the RoC 4-Cylinder Dash Series feature. Bobby Holmes of Lockport, N.Y.…

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Schedule Announced for Historic Fonda 200 Weekend September 26-28

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Schedule Announced for Historic Fonda 200 Weekend September 26-28 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – The historic return of the Fonda 200 is a race competitors and fans have earmarked on their calendars since the announcement last fall. $53,000 awaits the winner of the 2019 Fonda 200 at Fonda Speedway, with a total pay structure of $125,675 for the Sunoco Modified main event alone. The three-day racing festival takes over the Track of Champions Thursday-Saturday Sept. 26-28. While the Sunoco Modifieds are the headline, a full plate of racing will be offered to include…

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Brett Hearn Chases Leading Fifth Fonda 200 Victory Sept. 26-28 at the Track of Champions

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Brett Hearn Chases Leading Fifth Fonda 200 Victory Sept. 26-28 at the Track of Champions Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – Some of the sport’s most iconic names have put their name in the record books since the very first Fonda 200 was contested as a NASCAR Grand National event in 1955. Only one driver has won it four times: Brett Hearn. ‘The Corporate Jet’ hopes to add a fifth ‘200’ victory to his resume at Fonda Speedway in 2019. The Fonda 200 returns to the Track of Champions Thursday-Saturday Sept. 26-28 with the…

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Big Block Modifieds continue as Brewerton Speedway Headliner; Late Models remain a Fulton Speedway staple in 2020

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Big Block Modifieds continue as Brewerton Speedway Headliner; Late Models remain a Fulton Speedway staple in 2020 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Baldwinsville, NY – As the successful 2019 racing season is now reaching its conclusion with season ending big events, management of the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway are pleased to announce the 2020 weekly divisions to give competitors a jump on their plans for the next racing season. Brewerton Speedway will again host the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as the headline division in 2020. Staple support classes, Dot Foods…

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The Break Is Over: Racing Resumes at Fonda Speedway Saturday, September 14

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The Break Is Over: Racing Resumes at Fonda Speedway Saturday, September 14 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – On September 14, the break is over. Following a one-month setup, teardown and the 178th annual Fonda Fair, racing resumes at Fonda Speedway on the 14th as a prelude to the Fonda 200 weekend on September 26-28. A huge program of racing is in store for the famed Track of Champions. Sunoco Modifieds lead the docket racing for a boosted $4,000 to win for 30 laps, the final shakedown prior to the $53,000-to-win Fonda 200. This…

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$125,675 Minimum Main Event Purse Set for Return of Fonda 200 September 26-28

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$125,675 Minimum Main Event Purse Set for Return of Fonda 200 September 26-28 Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – Over the long and storied history of Fonda Speedway, this one will stand out. The Fonda 200 returns to the Track of Champions Thursday-Saturday Sept. 26-28 with the largest purse structure ever offered at the half-mile track located just off New York State Thruway Exit 28. $125,675, at minimum, will be offered to Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified competitors in the 200-lap event. Of course, the much-talked-about $53,000 top prize has been the buzz of the Modified…

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Alan Johnson Legendary Streak Hits 45 Years With 124th Big-Block Triumph

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Alan Johnson Legendary Streak Hits 45 Years With 124th Big-Block Triumph Root, DePuy and race winner Ruggles crowned 2019 Land Of Legends Point Champions Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – It may have been an “open” event without any points awarded or a track championship on the line, yet for veteran Alan Johnson his first Modified victory of the season meant so much more. Not only did Johnson increase his all-time track Pepsi Big-Block win mark to 124 at Land Of Legends Raceway, the Middlesex wheelman extended his streak to 45 consecutive seasons with…

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Ron Davis III Wins Fulton Speedway Regular Season Finale; Outlaw 200 Weekend Up Next Oct 4-5

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Ron Davis III Wins Fulton Speedway Regular Season Finale; Outlaw 200 Weekend Up Next Oct 4-5 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photo By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – The Fulton Speedway ended the points season Saturday night in a big way that featured last lap passes, winners not decided until the flag stand, track champions crowned to carry momentum into the 34th Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend October 4-5. Feature winners on DOT Foods, Power Seal Driveway Sealing night were, Ron Davis III (Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds) Amy Holland & Chris Mackey (DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman) Bret Belden (Billy Whittaker…

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Larry Wight Uses Feature Win To Propel Him To Brewerton Speedway Modified Track Championship

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Larry Wight Uses Feature Win To Propel Him To Brewerton Speedway Modified Track Championship Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photo By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Drama and tension highlighted Friday racing at the Brewerton Speedway as track championships came down to the final points night. In the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifeds, the championship came down to Tim Sears Jr. and Larry Wight who were both going for their first track titles at the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’. In the 35-lap feature Larry Wight blasted into the lead on lap 3 and would out run Tom Sears Jr. to the…

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Sprint Cars, Championship Night, Silent Auction To Benefit Animals At The Fulton Speedway Saturday, August 31

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Sprint Cars, Championship Night, Silent Auction To Benefit Animals At The Fulton Speedway Saturday, August 31 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photo By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – This Saturday, August 31 you can get your need for speed as part of your Labor Day Weekend at the Fulton Speedway presented by major marketing partner DOT Foods and Power Seal Driveway Sealing. Fan favorite Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will do battle on the ‘Highbanks’ behind the wheel of their methanol eating, clay slinging, winged beasts. Championships will be decided for off-season bragging rights and momentum going into season ending,…

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Friday, August 30 Brewerton Speedway Set For Double Sprint Car Features Plus Championships Decided In Modifieds, Sportsman and Mod Lites

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Friday, August 30 Brewerton Speedway Set For Double Sprint Car Features Plus Championships Decided In Modifieds, Sportsman and Mod Lites Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Kick off what many consider the last blast of summer this Labor Day weekend when the Brewerton Speedway has a big show where there will be double the Sprint Car excitement, plus track champions crowned this Friday, August 30 presented by 87 Speed. The winged warriors of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will kick-off the night with their high flying, clay slinging, holdover 25-lap feature from earlier…

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Inaugural New York Nationals Weekend 360 Sprint Car Format Finalized

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Inaugural New York Nationals Weekend 360 Sprint Car Format Finalized Land Of Legends Raceway Promoter Paul Cole outlines schedule, format, rules & purse Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – August 27, 2019 – In just over a week's time Land Of Legends Raceway will play host to the most lucrative weekend of racing ever presented by track promoter Paul Cole. The first-ever New York Nationals goes green Sept. 6-7. Showcasing some of the best sprint car teams in the Northeast, top wingmen will be sharing over $35,000 in the two-day NY Nationals extravaganza. Attached…

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Matt Sheppard Holds Narrow Lead in Weedsport’s Champion Oil Modified Series Heading into Labor Day

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Matt Sheppard Holds Narrow Lead in Weedsport’s Champion Oil Modified Series Heading into Labor Day Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.comWEEDSPORT, NY (August 26, 2019) – The final leg of Weedsport Speedway’s Champion Oil Modified Series presented by Stirling Lubricants will pit the best Modified drivers in the region against one another on Monday, September 2 in the Lane’s Yamaha Labor Day Double Play, led by none other than, ‘Super’ Matt Sheppard. Sheppard has scored more than 30 wins this season, including two at Weedsport, leading Erick Rudolph by a slim 2-point margin heading into the $7,500…

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Billy Whittaker Parks It In Fulton Speedway Modified Victory Lane; Sprint Cars & Track Titles Decided On Saturday, August 31

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Billy Whittaker Parks It In Fulton Speedway Modified Victory Lane; Sprint Cars & Track Titles Decided On Saturday, August 31 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Billy Whittaker and Tom Sears Jr. put on a show Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway that had fans still talking about the 35-lap Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified feature at the end of the night. The feature almost didn’t happen for Whittaker who needed a new radiator or he wouldn’t be able to race the 35-lap main. Someone from Scott Jeffery’s Performance Plus was able to get…

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Sheppard Wins The Battle & The War In Big-Block Mod Season Showdown

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Sheppard Wins The Battle & The War In Big-Block Mod Season Showdown Guererri, Griffin, Bennett, DePuy victorious as Spaids find their place on LOLR Wall of Fame Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – August 24, 2019 - This time around nothing could upset Matt Sheppard's bid to reclaim the coveted Canandaigua crown as the Waterloo warrior scorched the field to score his eighth Pepsi Big-Block Modified feature win of the season and sew up a ninth points championship at Land Of Legends Raceway. “This is the way you want to cap off a season,…

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HOSSFELD & SHARPE TAKE KEN HECKLER TRIBUTE NIGHT WINS AT LANCASTER

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HOSSFELD & SHARPE TAKE KEN HECKLER TRIBUTE NIGHT WINS AT LANCASTER Holmes & Brunka return to victory lane Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Craig Duve LANCASTER, N.Y. (August 25, 2019) - Chuck Hossfeld of Ransomville, N.Y. made a thrilling last lap pass on Shawn Nye and Patrick Emerling to win the Race of Champions (RoC) Sportsman Modified Series feature on Saturday night at Lancaster Speedway @ New York International Raceway Park. Rich Sharpe of Lancaster won the 3rd annual Ken Heckler Tribute 51 Street Stock race in dominating fashion. Dave Brunka of Cheektowaga, N.Y. won the 4-Cylinder feature.…

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Chris Hile Rides The High-Side To Brewerton Speedway Modified Victory Lane

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Chris Hile Rides The High-Side To Brewerton Speedway Modified Victory Lane Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway Chris Hile from Oswego, NY became only the second driver this season to win more than one feature in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds. In the 35-lap feature on a hammer down, fast multi-groove race track surface, Hile was one of the fastest cars riding the top of the speedway. On lap 18 Hile moved into second and set his sights on leader Tom Sears Jr… Sears had an almost…

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KYLE COFFEY ADDS HIS NAME TO MODIFIED FEATURE WIN LIST AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY

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KYLE COFFEY ADDS HIS NAME TO MODIFIED FEATURE WIN LIST AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By: Outlaw Speedway PR Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com (Dundee, NY) Any driver that competes against Matt Sheppard realizes that to beat the best they would have to be at their very best and that is exactly what Kyle Coffey did at Outlaw Speedway on Friday, August 23, 2019. Coffey also knew that he would need a little help in beating the man they call Super Matt and he got that as well in a 30 lap feature that saw very few cautions and Sheppard starting well…

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Rocky Warner Files Official First Modified Entry for $53,000-to-Win Fonda 200

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Rocky Warner Files Official First Modified Entry for $53,000-to-Win Fonda 200 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – The champ is here. Rocky Warner, who won the 2019 Sunoco Modified championship at Fonda Speedway, made history as the first official entrant for the $53,000-to-win Fonda 200 on September 26-28, 2019. The event makes a bold return to the dirt Modified schedule this fall with a purse structure totaling more than $125,000. Gloversville, N.Y.’s Warner etched his name in the Track of Champions record books this season by earning his first title in the headline Modified division.…

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