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Bicknell Racing Products Again A Major Player At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend

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  Bicknell Racing Products Again A Major Player At The Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend September 28-29; Tickets And Weekend Schedule Available Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/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 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton at the Fulton Speedway on Friday & Saturday, September 28-29. Bicknell Racing Products is your one stop place where they provide the winning edge in the racing industry from chassis,…

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Duel at the Demon 100

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Matt Sheppard Triumphs in Duel at the Demon 100 Story By: Joe Grabianoski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - September 14, 2018 – A driver’s fate in dirt racing is often decided by a thin membrane of rubber, a drop of racing fuel, or even one final lap. As fate would have it, Matt Sheppard made the winning moving on the very last lap over Pat Ward, who had galloped away from the field most of the night at Brewerton Speedway. Sheppard motored his no. 9s Big-Block Modified into turn 3, beneath the lapped traffic, and swept…

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RJ Sweet In KoD Small Block Affair

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RJ Sweet In KoD Small Block Affair Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA – What’s the difference between a fourth-place car and a first-place car? The sweet spot. Ronnie Johnson found that sweet spot Friday night, rocketing out of his seventh starting spot to win the 40-lap King of Dirt 358 Series Small Block Nationals that brought the curtain down on the 2018 racing season on Albany-Saratoga speedway. Johnson took the lead away from front-row starter Bobby Varin on lap 13 and held off a late challenge from Marc Johnson to record his fourth victory of…

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American Racer Cup Match Races Return To Short Track SuperNationals Oct. 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway

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American Racer Cup Match Races Return To Short Track SuperNationals Oct. 5-6 At Thunder Mountain Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – The American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco came to a dramatic conclusion for 2018 on Labor Day weekend. Now, it’s time to let the champions battle head-to-head. American Racer Cup Match Races return as an attraction during American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 11 Friday-Saturday October 5-6 at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y. The one-on-one events made their debut during the 2017 Short Track SuperNationals at Afton (N.Y.) Motorsports Park…

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358-Modified Super DIRT Week Kick-Off at Weedsport Added to MAVTV, SPEED SPORT Lineup

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358-Modified Super DIRT Week Kick-Off at Weedsport Added to MAVTV, SPEED SPORT Lineup Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 11, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off, presented by Ferris Industries, featuring the DIRTcar 358-Modified St. Lawrence Radiology 100 on Wednesday, October 3 has been added to the 2018 national television lineup for SPEED SPORT and MAVTV. Boasting one of the most diverse racing schedules in all of the country, the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds now join a SPEED SPORT television series that has included the Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks, USAC Sprint Cars, RUSH…

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Modified Super DIRTcar Series Invades The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, September 14

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  Modified Super DIRTcar Series Invades The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, September 14 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Racing returns this Friday, September 14th when Universal Metal Works presents one of the must-see events of the 2018 racing season at the Brewerton Speedway. A strong field of Brewerton Speedway regulars will be looking to keep the cash at home against a stout field of invaders in the Modified Super DIRTcar Series ‘Duel at the Demon’ 100 and DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Duel at the Demon’ 50. Speedway regulars will be led by Tracey…

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Reserved Seating Now On Sale For The Brewerton Speedway Hurricane 100 Thursday, October 4

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Reserved Seating Now On Sale For The Brewerton Speedway Hurricane 100 Thursday, October 4 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – One of the most popular events during Super DIRT Week for race teams and fans happens every Thursday night during the week of speed at the Brewerton Speedway. Thursday, October 4th all roads from SDW will converge on the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ for the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series - Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux ‘Hurricane 100’ Presented by SUNY Canton plus the DIRTcar Sportsman Championship Series ‘Hurricane 50.’ Reserved seats are being offered this…

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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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Small Town Shade Performing Pre-Race at Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off

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Small Town Shade Performing Pre-Race at Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off; Camping Still Available Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 7, 2018) –The 47th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week will take place throughout Central New York from October 3-7 with the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds attacking the Weedsport Speedway oval on Wednesday, October 3 for the St. Lawrence Radiology 100. Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party, presented by Ferris Industries, will start pre-race as Cortland, NY based country music band, Small Town Shade, will perform before the action begins in the…

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Big wins for Gustafson, Schenk, Horvatits, and Hanbury as the Shootout at the Bullring approaches

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Big wins for Gustafson, Schenk, Horvatits, and Hanbury as the Shootout at the Bullring approaches… Story By: Dan Turner /Wyoming County Intl. Speedway Photos By: Paula Thompson/Wyoming County Intl. Speedway As the 2018 whines down, everyone thought turn to one of biggest racing weekend in the Northeast. Known as the Shootout at the Bullring. It’s a 2 day event this year with racing starting Friday night Oct 12th and more racing Saturday Oct 13th. To cap off the fall weekend is the 100 lap Jim Pierce Memorial race. Why is this race so important? Well first it’s a tribute to…

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Larry Wight Wins Two Fulton Speedway Main Events And Modified Track Championship

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Larry Wight Wins Two Fulton Speedway Main Events And Modified Track Championship Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Saturday at the Fulton Speedway Larry Wight had a race night that he, his race team or his fans won’t soon forget on the final points night of the 2018 season. In the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Wight went from huge engine issues to start the night, to an engine change, winning the B-Main and finally winning one of the closet A-Mains in the history of ESS where the top-three were separated by 0.075 of…

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Tremont Punches His Ticket to NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII with a $25,500 Check

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Tremont Punches His Ticket to NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVII with a $25,500 Check Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON, NY – September 1, 2018 – 2018 has turned out to be a banner year for the Lebanon Valley Speedway fan favorite, and veteran wheel man Kenny Tremont Jr. This summer he was inducted into the DIRT Hall of Fame in Weedsport, NY and now he is this year’s Mr. Dirt Track USA. Tremont, who started in seventh position, won fierce battles with second place Brett Hearn and third place Mike Mahaney.…

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Ward Wins Brewerton Speedway Modified Feature; Phelps Track Champion; Super DIRTcar Series Coming Friday, September 14

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Pat Ward Wins Brewerton Speedway Modified Feature; Jimmy Phelps Track Champion; Modified Super DIRTcar Series Coming Friday, September 14 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway a fast racing surface produced two and three wide racing the entire race program to bring the curtain down on the final points night of the 2018 season. Feature winners on 87 Speed Championship night were, Pat Ward (Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds) Danny Varin (Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints) Tyler Corcoran & Dave Marcuccilli (SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman) Justin Williams (STARS Mod…

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Stewart Friesen steals spotlight from “Championship Night” at Albany-Saratoga Speedway

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Stewart Friesen Steals Spotlight from “Championship Night” at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Story By: Tom Boogie /Albany Saratoga Media Photo By: Dave Dalesandro /MSI Photo MALTA, NY – Leave it to Stewart Friesen to steal the spotlight from “Championship Night” at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. Friesen, left with a Friday night with nothing to do because his primary circuit, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, is on a two-week hiatus, pulled into the Malta track and won the 53-lap modified feature that drew the curtain on the 2018 points season. Had it been a regular Friday night, Friesen probably would have stayed home with…

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Sprint Cars Invade The Fulton Speedway Saturday, September 1

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Sprint Cars Invade The Fulton Speedway Saturday, September 1; Track Champions To Be Decided Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – This Saturday, September 1 the Fulton Speedway is set for a huge Labor Day weekend show to send out in a big way the 2018 weekly racing schedule presented by Unique eCigs and Ehrlich Pest Control. The methanol breathing, winged warriors of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints are coming for an all-out assault on the Fulton Speedway, bringing some of the best 360 Sprint Car racers from the Northeast, Ontario, Canada and Quebec,…

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Brewerton Speedway Kicks-Off Labor Day Weekend with Sprint Cars and Modifieds

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Friday, August 31 Brewerton Speedway Kicks-Off Labor Day Weekend with Sprint Cars and Modifieds Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Clay will be flying and the new aluminum grandstands will be shaking from the raw horsepower from Sprint Cars and 800 horsepower Big Block Modifieds to kick off the big Labor Day Weekend at the Brewerton Speedway this Friday, August 31. On the race card presented by 87 Speed will be the ‘Winged Warriors’ of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints with Track Champions to be decided in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds,…

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Winners and Champions crowned on Double points night at Wyoming County Intl.Speedway

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Winners and Champions crowned on Double points night at Wyoming County Intl.Speedway Story By: Dan Turner/ WCIS Photos By: Rob Micoli/WCIS It was another exciting night of racing at the Blacktop Bullring. The three weekly classes were battling for a championship, on Double point night. With an almost FULL MOON, The racing was far from boring and kept all in attendance on the edge of their seat with plenty of racing action and the drama unfolding with the point chase on the line. The question was, who would put it all on the line to gain points or advance themselves and…

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Larry Wight Fast In Fulton Speedway Modified Feature

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Larry Wight Wins Highly Competitive Fulton Speedway Modified Feature; Empire Super Sprints And Championship Night Saturday, September 1 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – With just two-point races left coming into Saturday night to crown the 2018 Fulton Speedway Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified Track Champion, Larry Wight held a slim three-point lead over Tim Sears Jr. and a five-point lead over division rookie Ron Davis III. In the 35-lap Modified feature Bobby Herrington and Larry Wight would put on a show from lap 14 on swapping the lead back and forth. Just when…

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Dunn Takes Checkers, 2018 LOLR Big-Block Title To Rudolph By Single Point

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Dunn Takes Checkers, 2018 LOLR Big-Block Title To Rudolph By Single Point All-time LOLR winner Alan Johnson's career celebrated in special Wall of Fame tribute Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – August 25, 2018 – Since the dawn of the new millennium, a Modified driver had to hold residence in Waterloo to earn a seat at the head of the table for any season-ending Land Of Legends Raceway champions dinner. So it seemed. That was until third-generation chauffer Erick Rudolph from Ransomville broke rank in truly 'Saturday Spectacular' fashion, stunning seven-time defending…

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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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Tim Kerr Holds Off Chris Hile And Pat Ward for Popular Brewerton Speedway Modified Win

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Tim Kerr Holds Off Chris Hile And Pat Ward for Popular Brewerton Speedway Modified Win Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Tim Kerr from Picton, Ontario, Canada took advantage of a front row starting spot, leading every lap in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified feature Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway. The win was anything but easy for Kerr as he had to hold off a hard-charging Chris Hile and Pat Ward over the last 10 laps for his first win since August 2016 at the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon.’ Other winners on Mirabito…

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Tremont Triumphs At Malta; Johnson Wins Night Cap

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Tremont Triumphs At Malta; Johnson Wins Night Cap Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA NY – I’ll see you one Tremont, and raise you two Johnsons. After Ken Tremont Jr. got a huge monkey off his back with a victory in the “Stan Da Man” Memorial race to open a full-moon-bathed racing card at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Friday night, the Johnson brothers took over, with Chris Johnson winning the sportsman feature and his older brother Marc chalking up his second win in 10 days in the regularly scheduled 35-lap modified feature. The Johnson brothers won features…

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RESCHEDULING OF THE “HONDO CLASSIC” AND “THE JACK”

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RESCHEDULING OF THE “HONDO CLASSIC” AND “THE JACK” Story By: Ron Sczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – The month of September is going to be a special one at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway after the break for the annual Fonda Fair as the Hondo Classic has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 15th after mother nature had different ideas on our first and second attempts to hold the event. Saturday, September 15 will also be Benjamin Moore Paints Night at the Fonda Speedway. Fonda Speedway will be dropping the KOD sanction for this event in…

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Two Point Races Left To Decide The 2018 Brewerton Speedway Track Champions

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Two Point Races Left To Decide The 2018 Brewerton Speedway Track Champions Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – This Friday, August 24 Mirabito and VP Small Engine Fuels will present a night of high speed, side-by-side, exciting family affordable fun racing at the Brewerton Speedway. With just two-point races left to decide 2018 Track Champions in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman and STARS Mod Lites will be battling it out for titles and to carry momentum into season-ending big events. The Track Champion will be decided this Friday in…

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Weedsport Speedway’s Labor Day ‘Triple Play’ to Feature SDS Big Blocks, ESS Sprints and DIRTcar Pro Stocks

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Weedsport Speedway’s Labor Day ‘Triple Play’ to Feature SDS Big Blocks, ESS Sprints and DIRTcar Pro Stocks Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 22, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway will celebrate Labor Day Weekend in style on Monday, September 3 featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, the ESS Sprint Car 360 Open, and the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series in the ‘Labor Day Triple Play’ at The Port presented by Lane’s Yamaha Inc. The trifecta of action will be highlighted by the third stop of the season by the Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks,…

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Speed And Destruction On The Fulton Speedway Calendar This Saturday, August 25

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Speed And Destruction On The Fulton Speedway Calendar This Saturday, August 25 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – What do you get when you combine side-by-side high speed racing and ending the night with sight and sounds of total destruction of demolition derbies? A night of family affordable fun for all ages at the Fulton Speedway presented by Lindsay Aggregates and Burke’s Do-It-Best Centers. This Saturday August 25th will be ‘August Annihilation’ at the Fulton Speedway. The night will start out with the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker…

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Tim Sears Jr. Wins Fulton Speedway Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series Feature

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Tim Sears Jr. Wins Fulton Speedway Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series Feature; Ron Davis III Unique eCigs Series Champion Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Tim Sears Jr. from Hastings, NY won the final race of the Unique eCigs 358 Modifed Series while Ron Davis III from Memphis, NY won the overall title Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway. The 50-lap Unique eCigs 358 Modified feature finale came down to a battle between Tim Sears Jr. and division rookie Ron Davis III. Sears would hound Davis for a number of laps before Sears would…

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Sheppard Pads Points Lead, Big-Block Mod Champion Crowned Next Week

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Sheppard Pads Points Lead, Big-Block Mod Champion Crowned Next Week Marcuccilli, Ruggles, DePuy & Vinson top LOLR point charts heading down the stretch Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – August 18, 2018 – Matt Sheppard was 35 when he won his last feature at Land Of Legends Raceway. After two months out of the winner's circle, 'Super Matt' scored his fifth Pepsi Big-Block Modified triumph in the 'Saturday Spectacular' to extend his advantage in quest of an eighth straight points championship at the Ontario County fairgrounds. “Happy to finally be back, been…

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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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Weedsport’s Labor Day 100 to Pay $8,000 to Win, $700 to Start

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Weedsport’s Labor Day 100 to Pay $8,000 to Win, $700 to Start; B-Main Winner Could Earn $800 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – With the support of Rochester based Stirling Lubricants, Weedsport Speedway’s Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified Labor Day 100 purse has received a shot in the arm, now paying $8,000 to the winner with $700 to take the green along with a stout B-Main payday. Originally scheduled to pay $7,500 to win, with another guaranteed starting spot for the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Billy Whittaker Cars 200 on the…

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Dave Marcuccilli Leads Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series

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Dave Marcuccilli Leads Weedsport’s Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series; Super DIRT Week Finale to Close Championship Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 16, 2018) – More than 100 DIRTcar Sportsman drivers have taken on Weedsport Speedway in 2018 with Dave Marcuccilli leading the way in the Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series after six point paying events. Since opening the series on May 20, Marcuccilli has claimed a series leading three main event wins on the season, including yet another triumph in the prestigious Sportsman Classic. In six events, Marcuccilli has finished in the top…

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It’s Johnson Over Johnson In Albany Saratoga Thriller

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It's Johnson Over Johnson In Albany Saratoga Thriller Story By: Tom Boggie/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – If you’re going to wait over a year to get a win, might as well make it a big one. Marc Johnson, the 2016 modified champion at Albany-Saratoga Apeedway, got to hoist the big check Wednesday night after pulling off a surprising victory in the 50-lap Brett Deyo-promoted Short Track Super Series “Stampede At Toga” at the Malta track. Johnson, using the low line to his advantage, rocketed past Ronnie Johnson with six laps to go and came away with…

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Marc Johnson Takes Short Track Super Series ‘Stampede’

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Marc Johnson Thrills Albany-Saratoga Speedway Crowd, Takes $6,000 Short Track Super Series ‘Stampede’ Top Prize Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – Relief and joy! Marc Johnson showed pure emotion on Wednesday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway after a victory in the Recovery Sports Grill ‘Stampede at ‘toga’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modified headliner. The 50-lap STSS Modified event – postponed by 24 hours due to rain on the original Tuesday date – was an instant classic on the ‘Great Race Place’ four-tenths-mile track. Guilderland, N.Y.’s Johnson emerged from…

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High Speed Racing Thrills Returns This Friday, August 17 At The Brewerton Speedway

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High Speed Racing Thrills Returns This Friday, August 17 At The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY- This Friday, August 17 Ehrlich Pest Control will present a night of fast, affordable, family fun out at the races. On the high speed, side by side racing schedule will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, STARS Mod Lites and JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders. Adult grandstand admission is $12, with everyone 18 years old and under free. Pit is $27 Member, $30 Non-Member. Grandstands open at 5:30 pm with racing…

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Championship On The Line For The Fulton Speedway Unique eCigs Modified Series Saturday August 18

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Championship On The Line For The Fulton Speedway Unique eCigs Modified Series Saturday August 18; Silent Auction To Benefit Bernard’s Beagle Rescue & Misfits Animal Rescue & Sanctuary Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – This Saturday, August 18 Power Seal Asphalt Sealing & Northeast Racing Products, Auction, Trade Show and Swap Meet will present a night of fast, family, affordable, fun racing at the Fulton Speedway. Racing on the ‘Highbanks’ will feature the final race of the Unique eCigs 358 Modified Series, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models…

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Super DIRTcar Series Celebrates Labor Day at Weedsport Speedway with NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier

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Super DIRTcar Series Celebrates Labor Day at Weedsport Speedway with NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifier Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 14, 2018 – The Super DIRTcar Series visits Weedsport Speedway for the final time in 2018 to race the Labor Day Double Play 100. Stewart Friesen and Erick Rudolph took the first two NAPA Super DIRT Week XLVII Qualifiers at the historic Weedsport Speedway, and cashed in a combined $20,000 in winnings. The September 3 Labor Day main event awards the final guaranteed starting position for the Oswego 200 in…

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Connor Cleveland Battles Zach Sobotka to Earn Second Sportsman Win at Weedsport Speedway

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Connor Cleveland Battles Zach Sobotka to Earn Second Sportsman Win at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Mark Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 13, 2018) – The Spano Container Sportsman Shootout Series returned to Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, joining the ESS Legends Reunion with Connor Cleveland showing the way in a tremendous battle with Zach Sobotka, to score his second win of the season at the Port worth $1,000. Cleveland took advantage of a stout qualifying effort and redraw to start from the outside of the front row with DJ Forbes, darting to the lead from the drop…

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Knapp gets 3rd and Majchrzak, Moldt both get their 2nd for 2018

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Knapp gets 3rd and Majchrzak, Moldt both get their 2nd for 2018  Story By: Dan Turner/Wyoming Cnty Intl. Speedway Photos By: Rob Micoli/Wyoming Cnty Intl. Speedway With just two more regular weeks of racing in the 2018 season, before our “Shootout at the Bullring” the point chase is on in all our weekly racing classes. Knapp leads Majchrzak by 78 points, in the SST Modifieds. Kathie Richetson leads Dave Heimes by 14 going into tonight’s program. Zach Meyers leads Eric Hastreiter by only 27 markers. Each and every nights of racing is getting more and more critical to gather as many points as possible.…

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Win #123 And Counting As Alan Johnson Extends Career Mark In Canandaigua

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Win #123 And Counting As Alan Johnson Extends Career Mark In Canandaigua Ruggles & DePuy continue to dominate, Gray & Hoxie add third victories of season at LOLR Story By: Tom Skibinksi/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Don Romeo /Land of Legends Raceway Canandaigua, NY – Starting it all off as a teenager with his first-ever feature win at Land Of Legends Raceway in 1975, Alan Johnson continued to add to his all-time track-best total, tallying Pepsi Big-Block Modified victory #123 in the 'Saturday Spectacular' presented by L&L Transmissions and the Ontario County Fairboard. “I think that first race at Canandaigua…

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Todd Root Dominates For His First Ever Fulton Speedway Modified Victory

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Todd Root Dominates For His First Ever Fulton Speedway Modified Victory Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – Todd Root and his race team have been through tough times in his rookie season in the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar 358 Modifieds at the Fulton Speedway. Two words never entered their minds, “Give up.” Root and his team worked hard right up to Saturday morning on race day putting the finishing touches on a brand-new car and engine combination. The results were a first ever trip to victory lane in a dominating performance leading every lap…

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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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Max McLaughlin Uses Restart To Charge To Brewerton Speedway Modified Win

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Max McLaughlin Uses Restart To Charge To Brewerton Speedway Modified Win Story By: Dave Medler / Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson / RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – Max McLaughlin from Mooresville, NC came into Friday night, third in points with one feature win plus five top-five and eight top-ten finishes with only four point races left in the 2018 season. The number 13 would be good luck for McLaughlin as that was his starting spot in the 35-lap Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified feature. There was a red flag on lap 23 and all drivers were okay. On the restart…

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LEATY, CATALANO AND SCHOONMAKER TAKE 2018 SPENCER POINT CHAMPIONSHIPS

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LEATY, CATALANO AND SCHOONMAKER TAKE 2018 SPENCER POINT CHAMPIONSHIPS: HAWKINS, CATALANO AND SCHENK WIN FINAL FEATURES Story by: Gary M. Spaid / Spencer Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta / RacersGuide.com WILLIAMSON, NY…It was double point night at John White’s Spencer Speedway last Friday and with the regular season complete, the track champions were determined for 2018. In the Sunoco Modified division Eddie Hawkins picked up his first win of the season, with Mike Leaty laying claim to his fifth Sunoco Modified track title. In the Super Sixes, it was last year’s champion, Barrett Schenk picking up the 20-lap feature win.…

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RJ Rules At Albany Saratoga on Friday

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RJ Rules At Albany Saratoga on Friday Race Report By: Tom Boggie/Albany Saratoga Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – When opportunity knocks, the smart thing to do is answer the darn door. That’s what Ronnie Johnson did Friday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. After recording just one top-five finish in a rain-plagued month of July, Johnson parlayed a third-row starting position into his third win of the season in the 35-lap modified feature at the Malta track. But it wasn’t easy. Despite taking the lead following a restart on lap seven, Johnson first had to outduel Bodie Bellinger…

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Billy Van Pelt Thrills Woodhull Raceway Crowd With Short Track Super Series Hustlin’ the High Banks Victory

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Billy Van Pelt Thrills Woodhull Raceway Crowd With Short Track Super Series Hustlin’ the High Banks Victory; Dustin Jordan Crate Winner Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WOODHULL, NY – The hillside grandstands at Woodhull Raceway erupted Thursday night as the Sunoco checkered flag flew on ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 54.’ For the first time in the event’s four-year history, a hometown boy got it done. Billy Van Pelt, the perennial king of the one-third-mile, high-banked track, turned back the advances of a talented big-block/small-block Modified field to win the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS)…

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SCHOOL HOUSE POOLS PRESENTS RACING ACTION AT THE FONDA SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY

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SCHOOL HOUSE POOLS PRESENTS RACING ACTION AT THE FONDA SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – This Saturday, August 11 at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway, School House Pools will sponsor a regular evening of racing action in all regular divisions with a starting time of 7:00 p.m. Also on the racing card will be the Classics on Dirt Vintage cars with the win the last time they competed at Fonda going to Jay Lais who got to celebrate a very special win with his father Tom Lais in victory…

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Mr. Dirt Track U.S.A. to pay $25,000 to win

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Mr. Dirt Track U.S.A. to pay $25,000 to win Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON – In 1992, Lebanon Valley Speedway promoter Howard Commander began paying $17,500 to the winner of his annual Mr. Dirt Track U.S.A. race, giving Mr. Dirt Track the distinction of having the top payout for the winner of a 100-lap short-track dirt modified feature in the Northeast. This year, the bar is going to be raised. Through sponsorship from Amsterdam Trailer Repair, which has become one of the biggest supporters of dirt track racing in the Capital Region of…

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NAPA Auto Parts Returns as Title Sponsor of 47th Annual Super DIRT Week

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NAPA Auto Parts Returns as Title Sponsor of 47th Annual Super DIRT Week Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC — August 8, 2018 — DIRTcar Racing is pleased to welcome back NAPA Auto Parts as the title sponsor of the 47th annual Super DIRT Week in Oswego, NY during the first week of October. In its seventh consecutive year, the partnership brings together the storied tradition of 47 years of dirt racing in Central New York with the strong commitment from NAPA Auto Parts to deliver the best parts and service to its…

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Brewerton Speedway And NAPA To Present Fast Family Affordable Fun Race Night Friday

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Brewerton Speedway And NAPA To Present Fast Family Affordable Fun Race Night Friday, August 10 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – This Friday, August 10 NAPA Auto Parts will present a night of fast paced, family affordable fun at the Brewerton Speedway. The racing will be as hot as the August temperatures featuring the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, STARS Mod Lites and the JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders. Adult grandstand admission is $12 with everyone 18 years old and younger free. Pit admission is $27 Member, $30 Non-Member. Grandstands…

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Fulton Speedway Set For Racing, Fan Fest and $1,000-To-Win Trailer Race Saturday

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Fulton Speedway Set For Racing, Fan Fest and $1,000-To-Win Trailer Race Saturday, August 11 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY - Fulton Speedway ready for excitement this Saturday, August 11 when Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux will present a night of racing thrills, Fan Fest and the night will be capped off with carnage from the $1,000-to-win Trailer Race. On the race card will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models and E&V Energy Novice Sportsman. Adult grandstand admission is $15 with everyone…

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