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MATT HIRSCHMAN WINS 5TH U.S. OPEN RoC MODIFIED 125 AT LANCASTER

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  MATT HIRSCHMAN WINS 5TH U.S. OPEN RoC MODIFIED 125 AT LANCASTER Tommy Catalano takes U.S. Open Late Model win; Sharpe third-straight Street Stock crown Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Natl. Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (September 23, 2018) – Matt Hirschman of Northampton, PA won the 30th annual U.S. Open 125 Race of Champions Modified Series event on Sunday afternoon at Lancaster National Speedway for his record-tying fifth U.S. Open Modified win. In additional action from U.S. Open Sunday, Tommy Catalano of Ontario, N.Y. won the 30-lap Race of Champions Late Model Series event. Rich Sharpe of Lancaster won the Advance Auto…

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BEDNASZ, CRYAN & DRESSEL CLINCH LANCASTER TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS

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BEDNASZ, CRYAN & DRESSEL CLINCH LANCASTER TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS Jake Vernon gets first Lancaster Sportsman win; Sharpe & Brunka win again Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Natl. Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Lancaster Natl. Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (September 8, 2018) – Lancaster National Speedway’s X-Press Signs Stock Car Series put a bow on the 2018 regular season on Saturday night during Season Championship Night. Owen Bednasz of Lakeview, N.Y. locked up the VP Racing Fuels Sportsman championship. Andy Cryan of Buffalo celebrated his first career Advanced Auto Parts Street Stock track title. Dan Dressel of Amherst, N.Y. took top honors in the Roaming…

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NYE, CRYAN, PALMER & HUTCHINSON VICTORIOUS AT LANCASTER

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NYE, CRYAN, PALMER & HUTCHINSON VICTORIOUS AT LANCASTER Nye fends off hard-charging Bednasz for first Lancaster win of 2018 Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Lancaster National Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (August 25, 2018) – Shawn Nye of Lancaster captured his first VP Racing Fuels Sportsman feature win of the season at Lancaster National Speedway. The 2017 Sportsman held off a late-race challenge from current division point leader Owen Bednasz to secure the victory. In additional X-Press Signs Stock Car Series action, Andy Cryan of Buffalo won his ninth Advance Auto Parts Street Stock feature of the year.…

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ANDY JANKOWIAK WINS TOMMY DRUAR/TONY JANKOWIAK MEMORIAL 110 AT LANCASTER

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ANDY JANKOWIAK WINS TOMMY DRUAR/TONY JANKOWIAK MEMORIAL 110 AT LANCASTER Andy J wins race honoring late father and uncle Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Lancaster National Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (August 19, 2018) – Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, N.Y. won the 29th annual Tommy Druar/Tony Jankowiak Memorial 110 Race of Champions Modified Series event at Lancaster National Speedway on Saturday night. The race pays tribute to Jankowiak’s late father and uncle who were killed in separate racing accidents in 1989 and 1990. Jankowiak held off Patrick Emerling during the final 20 laps of the race to secure…

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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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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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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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MIDWEEK MODIFIED MANIA RUNNING WILD NEXT THURSDAY AT LANCASTER

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MIDWEEK MODIFIED MANIA RUNNING WILD NEXT THURSDAY AT LANCASTER Hossfeld leads RoC Series & Treichler-Troyer Trophy points Story By: Chuck Buchanan/Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Lancaster National Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (July 24, 2018) - The open-wheeled warriors of the Race of Champions Modified Series roll into Lancaster National Speedway next Thursday, August 2, for the inaugural running of the Midweek Modified Mania 50. This new event expanded Lancaster's commitment to the RoC Modified Series to five races in 2018, and marks the midway point of the RoC Series schedule. The Thursday night throw-down for the groundpounders will be short…

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EMERLING SCORES THIRD SPORTSMAN WIN AT LANCASTER

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EMERLING SCORES THIRD SPORTSMAN WIN AT LANCASTER Cryan gets fifth-straight Street Stock win; Hejna & Wollaber win Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Lancaster National Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (July 7, 2018) – Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y. continued his hot start to the 2018 season with his third win of the season in the VP Racing Fuels Sportsman at Lancaster National Speedway. The win was Emerling’s fourth overall at Lancaster this season with one Race of Champions Modified Series victory to go along with his three Sportsman triumphs. Emerling started 10th in the 18-car field for…

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OL’ BOY CUP 60 TO MARK HISTORIC MILESTONE FOR LANCASTER SPEEDWAY & RoC MODIFIED SERIES NEXT WEEK

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OL' BOY CUP 60 TO MARK HISTORIC MILESTONE FOR LANCASTER SPEEDWAY & RoC MODIFIED SERIES NEXT WEEK Fourth edition of Ol' Boy Cup to be 250th race for RoC Series; 50th at Lancaster Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Lancaster Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (June 20, 2018) - History will be made when the green flag waves at Lancaster National Speedway on Thursday, June 28 for the fourth annual Ol' Boy Cup 60 Bill Colton Memorial presented by Thermal Foams. It will mark the 250th race in the history of the Race of Champions (RoC) Modified Series as well…

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HOSSFELD DEFENDS JOE REILLY SPORTSMAN SUMMER SLAM TITLE AT LANCASTER

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HOSSFELD DEFENDS JOE REILLY SPORTSMAN SUMMER SLAM TITLE AT LANCASTER Story By: Dave Buchanan/ Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Paual Thompson/Lancaster National Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (June 17, 2018) – Chuck Hossfeld of Ransomville, N.Y. captured the Joe Reilly Sportsman Summer Slam 75 on Saturday night at Lancaster National Speedway. It was Hossfeld’s second-straight win in the event that honors the memory of championship winning crew chief, Joe Reilly. In additional X-Press Signs Stock Car Series action, Andy Cryan of Buffalo won his third-straight Advance Auto Parts Street Stock feature. Dan Dressel of Clarence, N.Y. scored his second win of the…

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EMERLING SWEEPS LANCASTER’S THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER

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PATRICK EMERLING SWEEPS LANCASTER’S THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER Cryan back in victory lane; Palmer gets first win Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Lancaster National Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (June 7, 2018) – Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y. pulled off a rare feat on Thursday night at Lancaster National Speedway as he swept both of the VP Racing Fuels Sportsman features. Emerling won the rain delayed feature from May 19, and then won the regularly scheduled 35-lap main event to complete the twofer. The X-Press Signs Stock Series midweek special at Lancaster started with the continuation of the…

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MARK SAMMUT CAPTURES ISMA SUPERMODIFIED WIN AT LANCASTER

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MARK SAMMUT CAPTURES ISMA SUPERMODIFIED WIN AT LANCASTER Cryan, Bainbridge & Dryden score feature wins in front of great crowd Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (June 3, 2018) – Mark Sammut of London, Ontario captured the 50-lap International Supermodified Association (ISMA) feature on Saturday night at Lancaster National Speedway. Sammut passed Michael Muldoon for the lead with 12 laps go to secure his second career Supermodified win at Lancaster. In additional X-Press Signs Stock Car Series action, Andy Cryan of Buffalo won the 25-lap Advance Auto Parts Street Stock feature. Kevin Bainbridge of…

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Lancaster Speedway Track President Earns Promoter of the Year Honors

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Lancaster Speedway Track President Earns Promoter of the Year Honors, again Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (March 12, 2018) - For the second time in as many years Tim Packman, Track President of WNY's own Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway, has earned Short Track Promoter of the Year honors. The honor for Packman came from Speed51.com, a nationally-recognized media outlet that covers grass roots racing. Voting was conducted during a two-week period through the Speed51 website. Packman was one of 20 nominees in the Promoter of the Year category. "This is great recognition for…

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Lancaster National Speedway Partners with New Era Cap

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Lancaster National Speedway Partners with New Era Cap Co., Inc. for Headwear Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (February 19, 2018) – Lancaster National Speedway and New Era Cap Co., Inc. two iconic businesses of Western New York, have teamed up to provide fans and teams with their internationally known logos on headwear. New Era, the official cap company of the National Football League, Major League Baseball and NASCAR, is creating exclusive headwear for WNY’s Premier Motorsports Facility. Beginning this season, several varieties of caps with the track logo will be available for sale at the track and online.…

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Lancaster Speedway and Race of Champions Add Fifth Modified Race

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Lancaster Speedway and Race of Champions Add Fifth Modified Race Midweek Modified Mania to take place on Thursday, August 2 Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y (February 5, 2018) – Lancaster National Speedway and the Race of Champions are adding a Modified race to the 2018 schedule now giving the devout fans of the series five opportunities to see the Ground Pounders at LNS. Being dubbed “Midweek Modified Mania” for the added race, it will be a 50-lap chase to the checkered flag on Thursday, Aug. 2 and include the Advance Auto Street Stocks and…

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UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR 2018 SEASON AT LANCASTER SPEEDWAY

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UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR 2018 SEASON AT LANCASTER SPEEDWAY Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (January 24, 2018) - Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway is preparing for its 59th consecutive season of operation, and with a new season comes new opportunities. LNS&D has affordable and unique opportunities for marketing partners during the 2018 campaign. We don’t just take your money and put up a sign, we actually activate and make you feel part of the action. These opportunities include, but are not limited to, race night and event naming rights, billboards facing the NYS…

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Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway Announces 2018 Schedules

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Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway Announces 2018 Schedules Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster National Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (December 15, 2017) – While race teams, fans and partners are looking for the perfect gift to give their loved ones this holiday season, Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway is giving their own gift to its racing family. The 2018 Franco’s Pizza Friday Night IHRA Drag Racing and X-Press Signs Stock Car Series track schedules have finally come together and are ready for release. Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway will begin its 59th consecutive season of operation on Saturday, April…

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LANCASTER NATIONAL SPEEDWAY & DRAGWAY SALUTES CHAMPS AT SEASON AWARDS BANQUET

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LANCASTER NATIONAL SPEEDWAY & DRAGWAY SALUTES CHAMPS AT SEASON AWARDS BANQUET Story & Photos By: Dave Buchanon/Lancaster Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (November 12, 2017) - Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway celebrated the 2017 season for both the Franco's Pizza IHRA Drag Racing program and X-Press Signs Stock Car Series this past weekend during the annual Season Awards Banquets, held at the Variety Club Banquet Hall in Lancaster. Lancaster National Dragway's track champions were honored on Friday evening. Leading the list of Franco's Pizza IHRA Drag Racing track champs was Dale Eckert in Mallare Enterprises Top ET. It was Eckert's first Top title after winning…

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JANKOWIAK LEADS WIRE-TO-WIRE FOR U.S. OPEN 125 VICTORY

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ANDY JANKOWIAK LEADS WIRE-TO-WIRE FOR U.S. OPEN 125 VICTORY Heitzhaus & Sharpe repeat as U.S. Open winners Story By: Dave Buchanan/Lancaster Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LANCASTER, N.Y. (September 24, 2017) – Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, N.Y. captured the U.S. Open 125 Race of Champions Modified Series event on Sunday afternoon at Lancaster National Speedway. Jankowiak started on the pole and lead 124 of 125 laps for his first U.S. Open Modified victory and his seventh U.S. Open win overall. “Total team effort today,” said Jankowiak, “we went out and practiced and we were fast right out of the box.”…

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Stephens Wings His Way To Lancaster ISMA Victory

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TRENT STEPHENS CAPTURES ISMA SUPERMODIFIED WIN AT LANCASTER Story By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: ALEX & HELEN BRUCE / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -June 4, 2017 – A packed crowd was on hand Saturday night to witness the International Supermodified Association (ISMA) make its first visit to Lancaster National Speedway in 14 years. Fans were thrilled to see the fastest short track cars in the world thunder around Lancaster’s ½-mile once again as part of Double Wing Night at Lancaster. The ISMA Supermodifieds blistered the track, with the quickest lap times being run in under 15 seconds…

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“The Hotshoe” Hossfeld Returns To Victory Lane at Lancaster

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HOSSFELD, STEFFENHAGEN, SHARPE & WOCH WIN AT LANCASTER Story By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -May 14, 2017 – Lancaster National Speedway’s X-Press Signs Stock Car Series returned to action on Saturday night following a one week interruption courtesy of Mother Nature. Chuck “The Hotshoe” Hossfeld of Ransomville, N.Y. returned to victory lane in the Sunoco Sportsman as he captured the 35-lap feature. Jim Steffenhagen of Rochester won the 50-lap Mike Julicher Tribute Race for the New York Super Stock Series. Rich Sharpe of Lancaster picked up his second win in…

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Lancaster Speedway Re-sets For Mid Week Event

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LANCASTER RESCHEDULES RAINED OUT MAY 6 PROGRAM FOR MAY 25 Press Release By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -May 9, 2017- Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway officials announced on Monday that the rained out X-Press Signs Stock Car Series program from May 6 has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 25 at 7 p.m. "We owe it to our competitors and their sponsors to give them every opportunity to race as much as possible each season," said Tim Packman, Track President. "We can't control Mother Nature, but we can control the calendar…

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Lancaster Cancels Weekend Events

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WET WEATHER FORCES LANCASTER TO POSTPONE WEEKEND EVENTS Press Release By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -May 5, 2017 - Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway has postponed all motorsports events for this upcoming weekend due to the heavy rains that have fallen at the facility earlier in the week combined with the additional rain and cold temperatures that are being forecasted for this weekend. The wet weather that blanketed the Western New York area earlier this week left the facility water-logged with the parking lot and pit areas especially saturated. Any additional…

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JANKOWIAK CLAIMS FIRST LANCASTER MODIFIED WIN IN RoC FANS IN THE STANDS 75

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Gullo, Sharpe and Anasiewicz Score Victories Story By: DAN BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. - April 30, 2017 – The home of Modified racing in Western New York delivered another memorable moment on Saturday evening as Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, N.Y. won the Fans in the Stands 75 at Lancaster National Speedway in the opening round of the Race of Champions Modified Series. It was his first ever Modified win at Lancaster. In X-Press Signs Stock Car Series support division action, Tim Gullo of Elmira, N.Y. won the Race of Champions Super…

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