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Alan Johnson Slides To 122nd Career Win At Land Of Legends Raceway

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Alan Johnson Slides To 122nd Career Win At Land Of Legends Raceway Track champs Marcuccilli, Ferguson & Minutolo beat rain to collect fairgrounds feature gold Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – May 19, 2018 – Open-wheel veteran Alan Johnson from Middlesex has been winning car races at the Ontario County Fairgrounds for over 40 years. His 122nd career Pepsi Big-Block Modified victory in the Geneva Club Beverage & Mountain Dew/Armed Forces Saturday Spectacular at Land Of Legends Raceway may have been the shortest after rain trimmed the feature event to 25 laps. “Started sprinkling…

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Britten Takes Troyer Car To Timely Modified Win At Land Of Legends Raceway

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Britten Takes Troyer Car To Timely Modified Win At Land Of Legends Raceway Gray, Griffin & Paine score season firsts, '17 track champ DePuy repeats in full-fender finale Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – Modern-day rising star Peter Britten paid a fitting tribute to legendary driver and car builder Maynard Troyer as he parked the Ray Graham-owned no. 21A Troyer Race Cars design in Crosman Airguns victory lane Saturday night at Land Of Legends Raceway. Long-time Spencerport (NY) resident Troyer, who founded Troyer Engineering outside Rochester in 1977, passed away Thursday (May…

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

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

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Wight Hustles To CNY Speedweeks Victory

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Highside Hustle: Larry Wight Rides the Top Side to Donath Motor Worx CNY Speedweek Win with Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints at Canandaigua Motorsports Park   Story By Mike Mallett / Empire Super Sprints Media Photos By: Randy Mallett / Hammerdown Photo   CANANDAIGUA, NY –June 30, 2017-  There was no shortage of action in the second round of Donath Motor Worx Central New York Speedweek for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park.  Larry Wight and Mike Mahaney thrilled the crowd with a five lap dash to the finish that saw Wight ride the fringes…

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Barney Blast by Reakes for Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Win at Canandaigua

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Barney Blast by Reakes for Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Win at Canandaigua Story By: MIKE MALLETT/ESS Photos By: Alex & Helen Bruce/RacersGuide.com CANANDAIGUA, NY – Jason Barney hadn’t been to Victory Lane with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints at the Canandaigua Motorsport Park since 2011. The current series point leader remedied that problem by knocking off the win in Saturday night’s 25-lap NAPA Auto Parts U.S. Tour A-Main. Barney bested good friend Sammy Reakes IV. Barney, who started sixth, worked his way into second before a handful of laps were completed. From there he waited for the right…

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Final Turn Pass Earns Sheppard Super DIRTcar Series Win

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Point leader snatches 3rd win from Larry Wight at Canandaigua [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – July 2, 2015 – Matt Sheppard snatched victory from Larry Wight with a last-lap final turn low-lane move as a large holiday crowd rose to its feet in a 76-lap Super DIRTcar Series thriller at Canandaigua Motorsports Park Thursday. Wight had retaken the lead from Sheppard with 11 laps to go and opened up a three car-length lead that shrank in a hurry when the pair broke out of lapped traffic momentarily with two laps to go. Wight met a final backmarker exiting turn three…

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Sheppard Dominates Canandaigua Motorsports Park

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. - May 20, 2015 - There was no catching Matt Sheppard after he took the lead from pole sitter Steve Paine on lap nine of the 64-lap Jan Corcoran Memorial Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series event Wednesday at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Sheppard had sizeable leads trimmed by four cautions, but he was able to maintain control each time, including a final restart on lap 48. Larry Wight, Sheppard's closest pursuer, drew within four car-lengths of Sheppard's FX Caprara No. 9h on the final lap, but had to settle for the runner-up spot. Paine was third, followed by Brett…

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