Lebanon Valley Speedway

Tremont Jr. Claims KoD Win, Champions Crowned

  1 week ago     652 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Kenny Tremont Jr. Claims KoD Win, Champions Crowned Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com The final night of the racing season at Lebanon Valley Speedway saw some great racing action, but also an incredible amount of feistiness. Drivers wanted to get all they could before the curtain came down. By virtue of the redraw, Demetrios Drellos scored the pole for the 35-lap King of Dirt Small Block Modified feature. Once the green came out, Drellos used short-run speed to open up a gap on Brett Haas. Within a few laps, Haas began to turn the tables.…

View More

74-Year Old Denny Soltis Makes History at Lebanon Valley

  2 weeks ago     89 Views     Leave your thoughts  

74-Year Old Denny Soltis Makes History at Lebanon Valley Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Saturday night was the final night of racing for the Modified and Pro Stock classes at Lebanon Valley. The championships had already been clinched, but that didn’t stop everyone from racing hard. Denny Soltis, by virtue of winning his heat race, started from the overall pole with Niverville’s John Ruchel alongside. With cool conditions at night, Soltis was able to get a lot of bit and pull out to a decent margin over Ruchel. Further back, it was rather difficult for…

View More

Hearn Ends Super DIRTcar Series Winless Drought with $17,500 Win at The Valley

  2 weeks ago     160 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Brett Hearn Ends Super DIRTcar Series Winless Drought with $17,500 Triumph at Lebanon Valley Speedway Sheppard's Series Win Streak Broken at Five with 10th Place Finish Story By: MIKE MALLETT/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON, NY - August 31 2017 - All it took for Brett Hearn to end his Super DIRTcar Series winless streak was a trip home. The Sussex, N.J., dominated the Mr. Dirt Track USA feature at the Lebanon Valley Speedway for his 121st career series win and his first since August, 23, 2015 at the Cornwall Motor Speedway. Hearn's victory came in one…

View More

Mr. DIRT Track USA Headlines Holiday Weekend for Super DIRTcar Series

  3 weeks ago     725 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mr. DIRT Track USA Headlines Holiday Weekend for Super DIRTcar Series Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 29, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series kicks off a big holiday weekend with the running of Mr. DIRT Track USA at Lebanon Valley Speedway in West Lebanon, NY on Thursday August 31. As the Series visits the high-banked 1/2-mile oval, the month of August will come to a close with one of the biggest paydays on the schedule. Only 101 laps stand between the drivers of the Super DIRTcar Series and the $17,500 paycheck.…

View More

J.R. Heffner Claims Victory as Brett Hearn Clinches Title

  3 weeks ago     682 Views     Leave your thoughts  

J.R. Heffner Claims Victory as Brett Hearn Clinches Title Story By: Phil Callaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com With only one more Modified race after Saturday night, it was time for everyone to put their best foot forward. Keith Flach and Kenny Tremont Jr. needed to put something together to prevent Brett Hearn from winning another title. They were unsuccessful. John Ruchel started on pole and ran very well early on to keep the lead. J.R. Heffner started fifth and moved up to second within a mere couple of laps. Flach was right behind Heffner the whole time. Heffner…

View More

Tremont, Schroeder Split Modified Double Features at Valley

  1 month ago     67 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Tremont, Schroeder Split Modified Double Features at Valley Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com As a result of rain on Aug. 12, the Modified and Pro Stock classes both had double features Saturday night at Lebanon Valley. Both races ended with drivers in need of pay dirt picking up important wins. Modified feature No. 1 saw John Ruchel lead early from the pole. Kolby Schroder moved up from the third starting spot and proceeded to give chase. Following a caution due to a Mike Keeler spin, Kenny Tremont Jr. was the man on the move. Tremont…

View More

Brett Hearn Adds to his Win Tally at Lebanon Valley

  1 month ago     585 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Brett Hearn Adds to his Win Tally at Lebanon Valley Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com On Friday night, Brett Hearn claimed his 900th career victory of his career. Saturday night saw him waste no time in adding to that number. After delays due to a wet track, the Modifieds took to the high banks for 30 laps of action. Mike King started from the pole and led early over Elmo Reckner. Further back, Hearn had to charge from the 11th starting spot. It didn’t take long for the multiple-time champion to start making some passes.…

View More

JR HEFFNER IS 358 KING ON THE HIGH BANKS

  1 month ago     765 Views     Leave your thoughts  

JR HEFFNER IS 358 KING ON THE HIGH BANKS Drellos Climbs To 6th In KOD Tour Point Standings Story By: Rob Hazer/KOD Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com July 31, 2017 (West Lebanon, NY) – There were so many story lines going on Sunday night at Lebanon Valley Speedway even George R.R. Martin himself couldn’t keep up, but at the end of the night the famed Game Of Thrones author would have been pleased with the dramatic outcome of the King Of Dirt Racing Small Block Modified 35-lap feature event. JR Heffner inherited the lead on lap 15 and never looked back…

View More

Dietrich leads all 25 for $7,000 top prize at The Valley of Speed

  1 month ago     74 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Danny Dietrich leads all 25 for $7,000 top prize at The Valley of Speed Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON, NY (July 30, 2017) - Wrapping up a weekend that included double round trips from Pennsylvania to New York, “Double-D” Danny Dietrich is now a two-time main event winner with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions in the state of New York, leading all 25 laps around the Lebanon Valley Speedway half-mile to score $7,000 for his part-time car owner, Tom Buch. Dietrich’s dominating performance, crossing under the final checkers two seconds ahead of…

View More

Arctic Cat All Star weekend in New York caps off July schedule

  1 month ago     83 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Arctic Cat All Star weekend in New York caps off July schedule Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 26, 2017) - For the first and only time in 2017, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will spend a weekend in The Empire State, ready to compete at three different dirt ovals over the course of three straight days, all kicking off on Friday evening, July 28, at the Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, New York. Chasing a total winner’s share exceeding $20,000 during the weekend triple-header, Series regulars will battle a stout contingent of…

View More

Keith Flach Blitzes the Field for 1st Valley Win of 2017

  1 month ago     87 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Keith Flach Blitzes the Field for 1st Valley Win of 2017 Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown & Rick Young/RacersGuide.com Saturday night brought some sketchy weather to Lebanon Valley Speedway. Rains came and stopped the program during the third Pro Stock heat. After the track was packed back in, the full card was completed. The rain resulted in a very quick racing surface that usually makes it quite difficult to pass. No one bothered to inform Keith Flach of that. Likely the biggest moment of the feature occurred on the very first lap. Paul Gilardi had…

View More

Hearn Jets To The Century Mark On Valley High Banks

  3 months ago     214 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Brett Hearn Wins 100th Career Valley Modified Feature   Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON  VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- June 18, 2017- Saturday night brought the action back to Lebanon Valley Speedway.  Brett Hearn appeared to be a festive mood.  However, the fiesta did not come without adversity. On the first lap of the Modified feature, Andy Bachetti and J.R. Heffner came together in turn 2, spinning out Heffner.  Hearn, Brian Berger and Kyle Sheldon were also collected.  The incident broke a shock on Hearn’s car.  Given limited time the Madsen Motorsports crew…

View More

Rob Pitcher Claims JC Flach Memorial, First Win Since 2012

  3 months ago     104 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Pitcher Leads Them All For JC Flach Memorial Victory Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- June 5, 2017- On Saturday night, Lebanon Valley Speedway hosted the fifth annual J.C. Flach Memorial, run in honor of J.C. Flach, a former full-time Modified racer who died in an unfortunate accident at his house in 2012.  Flach was remembered with a proper celebration capped off by the release of balloons. Rob Pitcher started from the pole and staked out to a small lead.  Kyle Sheldon was able to get past Denny…

View More

Brett Hearn Blasts Field for 2nd Lebanon Valley Win of 2017

  3 months ago     147 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Brett Hearn Blasts Field for 2nd Lebanon Valley Win of 2017 Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com West Lebanon, NY - Last week, Brett Hearn indicated that he and Madsen Motorsports needed to up their game. They most definitely came to play on Saturday night. Mike King inherited the pole after Rob Pitcher voluntarily dropped to the rear and led early. However, Andy Bachetti was hot on King’s heels. On lap 5, Bachetti was able to sneak past to take the lead. At the same time, Hearn was on the move. By the time Bachetti took the…

View More

Hough Goes The Distance For Lebanon Valley Victory

  4 months ago     145 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Steve Hough Holds Off Tremont for Victory    Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK BROWN / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY PHOTO West Lebanon NY.- April 30, 2017- Saturday night’s Heavy Hauler-sponsored Modified feature may have only been for appearance points due to the Super DIRTcar Series race in Fulton.  However, that didn’t mean that there wasn’t any action. Steve Hough led the field to green on a blustery night.  He almost immediately fell into a battle with J.R. Heffner.  The veteran campaigner gave Hough all he could give, but the East Greenbush owner/driver was able to…

View More

‘The Wild Child’ Rolls To Victory At Lebanon Valley Opener

  5 months ago     141 Views     Leave your thoughts  

 Bachetti Outduels King For High Banks Checkers Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- April 24, 2017- Lebanon Valley Speedway kicked off the 2017 season with an action packed evening of racing opening night. With a not so favorible weather forecast  the schedule was sped up to avoid rain and the nights action ran quickly and was completed just after 9pm. By virtue of winning his heat race, Mike King started from pole. The action started very early when Mike Keeler spun on the first lap in turn 1.  Kyle Sheldon, Paul Gilardi and…

View More

BRETT HEARN READIES FOR THE 2017 RACING SEASON

  5 months ago     691 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Hearn Says He’s Out To Win More Races And More Championships Story By: JOHN SNYDER / BH RACING MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SUSSEX, NJ -March 26, 2017- With 894 career victories (889 feature races and 5 All-Star events) and 90 track and series point titles on his racing résumé, dirt track Modified champion Brett Hearn is gearing up for the 2017 Northeast racing season, his 43rd year of competition. And he’s off to a rousing start, winning the 40-lap finale at the DIRTcar Nationals at Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park. The victory, combined with a top-ten finish in…

View More

KING OF DIRT 358 MODIFIEDS LAND FAMILIAR TITLE SPONSOR

  6 months ago     211 Views     Leave your thoughts  

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…

View More

‘The Valley Of Speed’ Ready For Ground Shaking Action

  6 months ago     299 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Lebanon Valley Speedway Sets 2017 Season Schedule Press Release By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- March 5, 2017- This week, Lebanon Valley Speedway officially released the schedule for the 2017 season.  There will be 21 consecutive Saturday nights of racing, 20 of which will feature the headlining Big Block Modifieds with their huge V8 engines that make the ground tremble with delight. The season will start on Apr. 15 with Warm-ups.  The track will be open to competitors from all classes to test and tune their cars for the…

View More

Friesen earns Mr. Dirt Track USA title

  2 years ago     293 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Friesen earns Mr. Dirt Track USA title Takes lead with two to go at Lebanon Valley WEST LEBANON, N.Y. – August 25, 2015 – Stewart Friesen dogged polesitter Brett Hearn for 98 laps and went by him as he ran out of gas to win the Super DIRTcar Series (SDS) Mr. Dirt Track USA 100 for a $17,500 payday as a big Lebanon Valley Speedway crowd rose to its feet. Hearn was trying for his fourth Big-Block Modified win in five nights and his second straight SDS victory. He set a new single-lap track record in qualifying and…

View More

Hefty Mr. Dirt Track USA field expected

  2 years ago     270 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified event pays $17,500-to-win WEST LEBANON, N.Y. – August 21, 2015 – Lebanon Valley Speedway’s premier Big-Block Modified event – Mr. DIRT Track USA 100 – the 14th event of the 2015 Super DIRTcar Series, is set for Tuesday, August 25. The combination of Super DIRTcar Series invaders and Lebanon Valley regulars is likely to draw 40 or more Big-Block Modifieds in pursuit of the $17,500 winner’s check. Brett Hearn, the current Lebanon Valley Speedway point leader and nine-time track champion, and his closest competitor Kenny Tremont Jr. headline a field that will include…

View More