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VARIN AND WARNER EARN KOD VICTORIES AT FONDA

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VARIN AND WARNER EARN KOD VICTORIES AT FONDA Marc Johnson And Rocky Warner Are Kings Of Their Divisions Story By: Rob Hazer/KoD Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com September 25, 2017 (Fonda, NY) – King Of Dirt Racing rolled into Fonda Speedway for the season finale in both the Small Block Modified and DIRTcar East Region divisions. When the dust settled Bobby Varin claimed his second consecutive tour victory and Rocky Warner captured his fifth of the season. Marc Johnson secured the Small Block Series title, while Rocky Warner earned the KOD/DIRTcar East championship. Jessey Mueller and Matt DeLorenzo led the field…

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MAKING THE “GRAND DADDY” EVENT AT FONDA TRULY SPECIAL

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MAKING THE “GRAND DADDY” EVENT AT FONDA TRULY SPECIAL Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – This past Saturday September 16, one of the biggest if not the biggest events for the sportsman division was held at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway when the “Grand Daddy” event, which was presented by Tom & Sharon Spencer and Adirondack Leather, was held in memory of the late Don Warner. To put an event of this magnitude on at any race track is a huge deal and the Warner family had many sponsors step up to the…

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FONDA SPEEDWAY PRESENTS A HUGE TWO DAY RACING PROGRAM THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY

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FONDA SPEEDWAY PRESENTS A HUGE TWO DAY RACING PROGRAM THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23 the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will run a huge two day racing program with the running of the “Prelude to the Party Weekend”! Friday evenings racing schedule includes the King of Dirt (KOD) 358 Modifieds, the DIRTcar/King of Dirt (KOD) 602 Sportsman, an open pro stock feature with DIRTcar rules in effect, the CRSA sprint cars, street stocks, and modified warm ups for anyone looking for…

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DON WARNER MEMORIAL BRINGS FONDA SPEEDWAY BACK TO ACTION ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16

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“THE GRAND DADDY” DON WARNER MEMORIAL BRINGS FONDA SPEEDWAY BACK TO ACTION ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16 AFTER THE ANNUAL FONDA FAIR Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com After a three-week break for the annual Fonda Fair, the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will be back in action on Saturday, September 16 with a special racing program consisting of a 50-lap event for the 602 sportsman titled “The Grand Daddy”. The race, which will be presented, by Tom and Sharon Spencer and Adirondack Leather will pay $2,000 to win plus additional lap money that will also be available…

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CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 AT FONDA

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2017 TRACK CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 AT FONDA Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Saturday evening August 19, the 2017 track champions in all divisions will be crowned as Fonda Speedway celebrates the final night of points with a special racing program called the “Night of Features”. On the racing program will be twin 20-lap events for the modified division while single feature events will determine the champions in all of the other divisions. Because their feature from last Saturday was delayed until this week, the sportsman division will…

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Danny Varin Blisters ESS Fonda Field

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Danny Varin Blisters the Field to win Lucas Oil ESS Earl Halaquist Memorial at Fonda Story By: Dean Reynolds/ESS Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com FONDA, NY – Danny Varin enjoys when the winged sprint cars come to not only his home track, but his home town. The Lucas Oil Empire made its return to the Fonda Speedway for the Earl Halaquist Memorial and when the checkered flag fell, Varin lapped up until the eighth place finisher for his $2,075 victory. The annual Earl Halaquist Memorial was career win #5 which paid points for the overall Lucas Oil Championship and the NAPA…

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Historic Weekend of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints

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Historic Weekend of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Story By: Dean Reynolds/ESS Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY – The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will showcase a little history and a trip down memory lane this weekend with their events at Fonda and Weedsport. On Saturday at Fonda will be the annual Earl Halaquist Memorial while Sunday at Weedsport it will be the Legends Reunion with the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. After a year off, the stars and cars from ESS is back at the Track of Champions with a full point event where it awards points…

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A VERDI STORAGE CONTAINERS PRESENTS THE ESS SPRINT CARS AT FONDA ON SATURDAY

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A VERDI STORAGE CONTAINERS PRESENTS THE ESS SPRINT CARS AT FONDA ON SATURDAY AUGUST 12 Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Saturday August 12, A Verdi Storage Containers will present the thrilling speed of 360-Sprint cars from the Empire Super Sprint (ESS) group at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway. Along with the sprints cars will be a regular show in all other divisions with a starting time of 7:00 p.m. According to the ESS Facebook page, the event on Saturday at Fonda will be the 14th Annual Earl Halaquist Memorial…

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THIRD ANNUAL JACK JOHNSON TRIBUTE RACE TO BE HELD AT FONDA ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2

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THIRD ANNUAL JACK JOHNSON TRIBUTE RACE TO BE HELD AT FONDA ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – At the beginning of every racing season, fans, and drivers may look at their calendars and the racing schedules at local tracks and circle dates of events that are extra special to them, ones that they wouldn’t miss for anything in the world One such event is coming up at the Fonda Speedway on Wednesday, August 2 when the third annual tribute race to the legendary Jack Johnson takes place…

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2017 HALL OF FAME INDUCTIONS HIGHLIGHT THE RACING PROGRAM THIS SATURDAY AT FONDA

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2017 HALL OF FAME INDUCTIONS HIGHLIGHT THE RACING PROGRAM THIS SATURDAY AT FONDA Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – This Saturday, July 29 the Hall of Fame class of 2017 will be inducted into the Fonda Speedway Hall of Fame at a ceremony to be held at the Fonda Speedway Museum at 4:30 p.m. The museum is an appropriate place to have the ceremony for sure, as Dave, Jackie, and Jessica Lape along with Randy and Travis Colegrove have done a great job in keeping the history of the “Track of Champions”…

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IRV TAYLOR TRIBUTE HIGHLIGHTS SATURDAY JULY 22 RACING PROGRAM AT FONDA

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IRV TAYLOR TRIBUTE HIGHLIGHTS SATURDAY JULY 22 RACING PROGRAM AT FONDA Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – Saturday, July 22 will be a very busy evening at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway as West End Towing and Benjamin Moore Paints will present a regular racing program in all divisions with a 7:00 p.m. starting time. It will also be Irv Taylor Tribute Night at the Speedway, as he will be honored by both the speedway and the Fonda Speedway Museum on Saturday. But that’s not all folks! At the museum there…

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URC SPRINT CARS HIGHLIGHT THE RACING ACTION AT FONDA ON SATURDAY JULY, 15

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URC SPRINT CARS HIGHLIGHT THE RACING ACTION AT FONDA ON SATURDAY JULY, 15 Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jane Cella & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – On Saturday, July 15 the Fonda Speedway will be back in action with the lightning fast United Racing Club (URC) 360-Sprints on the racing card for a $2,000 to win feature event. All other regular divisions will also be competing with a 7:00 p.m. starting time. School House Pools will sponsor the evenings racing program with the School House Pools sponsored #35 car and driver Kenny Gates at the Fonda Speedway Museum…

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Pro Socks Night To Shine At Fonda’s Hondo Classic

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12TH ANNUAL HONDO CLASSIC TAKES CENTER STAGE AT FONDA ON SATURDAY, JULY 1 Story By: Ron Szczerba / Fonda Speedway Media Photos By: Harry Cella / Racersguide.com Fonda, NY - June 29, 2017- On Saturday, July 1 the pro stocks will take center stage at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway as they pay tribute to one of their own. The Hondo Classic is named for Hondo Carpenter, a popular competitor in the division who lost his life in an ATV accident on July 4, 2005. Each year dozens of supporters of this event contribute to the bonus money that…

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Modified Eliminations Highlight Fonda Saturday Night Event

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MODIFIED ELIMINATION RACE TO HONOR BILL ANAGNOSTOPULOS THIS SATURDAY JUNE 24 AT FONDA Story By: Ron Szczerba / Fonda Speedway Media Photos By: Jane Cella / Racersguide.com Fonda, NY –June 22, 2017-  On the Fonda Speedway website www.newfondaspeedway.com it states that the “Track of Champions” is where history is made on Saturday nights. That statement couldn’t have been more accurate as last Saturday Tim Fuller won the first modified feature of his illustrious career making him the 128th different driver in 1322 feature events held at Fonda to achieve that feat. Earlier this season on opening day, Justin Boehler was…

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VARIN REACHES FONDA’S VICTORY LANE FOR 56TH TIME

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HORNING DOUBLES UP IN PRO STOCKS Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF KARABIN / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY –June 4, 2017-  Being one of the top drivers on the all-time win list at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway is a great accomplishment. Being in the top four behind drivers like Jack Johnson, Lou Lazzaro, and Dave Lape is truly special. That is where Bobby Varin currently sits with 56 career wins at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds facility and he understands just how special it is as he understands the history of the track that he…

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Pro Stock Twin 20’s Highlight Weekend Action At Fonda Speedway

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TWIN 20’S FOR PRO STOCKS & THE KENNY WALLACE DRIVING EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHT FONDA SPEEDWAY WEEKEND ACTION Press Release By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY – June 2, 2017- This coming weekend Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 will be a busy one at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway as the Montgomery County Fairgrounds facility will be in action both days. On Saturday, all divisions will be in action on Amsterdam Printing & Litho Night with a starting time of 7:00 p.m. highlighted by Twin 20’s for the pro stock…

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Fonda Speedway Looks To Rebound From Rainouts

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FONDA SPEEDWAY ROARS BACK INTO ACTION THIS SATURDAY, MAY 20 AFTER TWO CONSECUTIVE RAINOUTS Press Release By: RON SZCCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY – May 18, 2017- This Saturday, May 20 Demitraszek Enterprises looks to get their 2017 season back on track after two consecutive rainouts the last two weeks. Drivers and race fans will look forward to some great racing action on that night, as VP Small Engine Fuels will sponsor a regular night of racing in all divisions starting with the first heat race taking the green flag at 7:00…

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Hail To The Champ Tribute At ‘The Track Of Champions’

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CHARLAND AND SCHOONOVER TRIBUTE HIGHLIGHTS FONDA SPEEDWAY RACING PROGRAM ON SATURDAY, MAY 13 Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY –May 11, 2017- After suffering the second rain out of the young 2017 racing season last Saturday, the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will be back in action on Saturday, May 13 as Demitraszek Enterprises will present a regular show in all divisions with the first heat race of the evening scheduled to get the green flag at 7:00 p.m. Highlighting the Mother’s Day weekend racing program will be a tribute to Rene…

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Wilder Serves Notice Win Fonda Speedway Victory

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WILDER TAKES SEVENTH CAREER WIN AT FONDA Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF KARABIN / FONDA SPEEDWAY PHOTO Fonda, NY –April 30, 2017- In the last points race of 2016 at the Fonda Speedway, after putting together a three win season, Jeremy Wilder saw himself in a three way battle for the modified point championship with Ronnie Johnson and Bobby Varin. At the end of that last points race at Fonda, Johnson was declared the track champion but the one thing that Wilder had done during the 2016 season was open the eyes of people who…

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Steve Danish Tribute On Tap For ‘The Track Of Champions’

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TRIBUTE TO STEVE DANISH HIGHLIGHTS THE SATURDAY RACING PROGRAM AT FONDA Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY – April 29, 2017- This Saturday, April 29 the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will have a regular racing program in all divisions along with a tribute to 1988 Fonda Speedway Hall of Fame inductee Steve Danish. Heat races will be run for the modified, sportsman, and pro stock classes with the modifieds running a 30-lap feature, the sportsman and pro stocks will run 20-lap features, the street stocks and rookie sportsman will run…

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Feels Like The First Time For Justin Boehler

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JUSTIN BOEHLER MAKES HISTORY IN THE ICE JAM EVENT AT FONDA Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONAD SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF KARABIN / FONDA SPEEDWAY PHOTO Fonda, NY –April 23, 2017- If you look on the Fonda Speedway website it states that the speedway is where “history is made on Saturday nights”. That could have never been truer than it was on Saturday evening as Justin Boehler collected his first career win in the modified division at the “Track of Champions”. When the racing program began Saturday evening there was a total of 126 different drivers who had won modified…

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Fonda Speedway Re-Sets Ice Jam Event

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RAIN POSTPONES FONDA SPEEDWAY’S ICE JAM EVENT UNTIL SATURDAY, APRIL 22 Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY –April 16, 2017-  Rain started in the Fonda, NY area right around 4:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon and continued to get heavier as the day went on forcing the postponement of the Ice Jam 50-lap event until Saturday, April 22. “We tried but the radar is green right through to the Syracuse area and beyond so we have decided to cancel today’s racing program,” Fonda Speedway promoter Pete Demitraszek said on Saturday afternoon.…

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Mohawk Valley Race Teams Take Center Stage At Northeast Racing Expo

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THE NORTHEAST AUTO RACING EXPO SET TO START THE 2017 RACING SEASON ON MARCH 17-19 AT THE VIA PORT ROTTERDAM MALL Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM  Fonda, NY – March 14, 2017- On Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 19 at the Via Port Rotterdam Mall, during normal business hours, the 2017 Northeast Auto Racing Expo, hosted by the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway, takes center stage as racers from both the Glen Ridge Motorsports Park and Fonda Speedways get to show off their race cars to the public for the…

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KING OF DIRT 358 MODIFIEDS LAND FAMILIAR TITLE SPONSOR

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Elmo’s Speed Supply Boosts Small Block Point Battle Press Release By: ROB HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY- March 14, 2017 – Anticipation for the first ever King Of Dirt Small Block Modified tour is through the roof. Drivers from all over the Northeast are making plans to throw down for the crown. Thanks to Elmo’s Speed Supply in Ballston Lake, NY they’ll have a plentiful bounty for their eight-race effort. Father-son duo of Elmo and Chris Reckner have long supported dirt track racing throughout the Capital District. Their support includes the Northeast Crate…

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Decker prevails at Fonda Speedway

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Fourth 2015 Super DIRTcar Series win for the “Franklin Flyer” FONDA, N.Y. – September 26, 2015 – Billy Decker retook the lead from Brett Hearn for the second time on lap 78 and stayed in front the rest of the way to win the Mohawk Valley 100 at Fonda Speedway. It was the defending Super DIRTcar Series (SDS) champion’s fourth series win of the season and his first at Fonda Speedway since 1988. Decker set fast time in qualifying and started fifth in a 31-car field. He passed Hearn for the first time on lap 72 after…

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Fonda hosts Super DIRTcar Series

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Fonda hosts Super DIRTcar Series September 26 Mohawk 100 - $30,000 purse pays $6,000-to-win FONDA, N.Y. – September 21, 2015 – The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series heads to Fonda Fairgrounds for the 20th event of the season, the Mohawk 100 Saturday, September 26. Matt Sheppard, driver of the FX Caprara No. 9h and a three-time Series champion, will arrive at Fonda as the point leader on the strength of four series’ wins. Sheppard leads Brett Hearn by 92 points. Hearn has a sterling record of success on Fonda’s flat half-mile. The “Jersey Jet” won last year’s Mohawk…

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Clanton Adds to World of Outlaws Late Model Series Points Lead With Victory in Great Northern Tour Opener at Fonda Speedway

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FONDA, N.Y. - June 18, 2015 - Just as the World of Outlaws Late Model Series enters a busy stretch of early-summer action, Shane Clanton is showing signs of another potential hot streak on the national tour. Clanton, who jumped out to an early lead in this year's WoO LMS championship chase with four victories in the tour's first seven races, returned to victory lane for the first time since his February win streak Thursday night at Fonda Speedway with a dominating performance in the opening round of the four-race Great Northern Tour. The $8,550 victory stretched Clanton's lead in…

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