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VP Racing Fuels Returns as the Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway

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VP Racing Fuels Returns as the Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapusckinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (February 21, 2018) - VP Racing Fuels, the world leader in race fuel technology, will return as the official fuel of Weedsport Speedway in 2018. Sporting one of the most diverse schedules in all of short track racing, Weedsport Speedway will see a total of ten events competing under the VP Racing Fuels banner. "We are excited to have VP back on board for 2018,” said Weedsport Speedway promoter, Jimmy Phelps. “Their products, support, and…

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Dig Safely New York to Support Weedsport Speedway’s Special Event Calendar

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Dig Safely New York to Support Weedsport Speedway’s Special Event Calendar Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (February 5, 2018) – A longtime supporter of Central New York dirt track racing, Dig Safely New York will once again partner with Weedsport Speedway for its 11-race special event calendar in 2018. Established in 1969, Dig Safely New York is the one-call center serving as a link between customers and underground utility operators. Dig Safely New York works to promote an easier, safe digging environment, and serves the entire state of New York outside…

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show January 19-21

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show January 19-21 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (January 12, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway will once again be a part of the annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show fueled by SUNOCO and distributed by Insinger Performance inside the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center from January 19-21. The Weedsport Speedway booth will feature special novelty sales and other fun activities. Those who sign up for the Weedsport Speedway e-mail list at the show can purchase 2017 t-shirts for only $5, otherwise shirts will be on…

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Support of Weedsport Speedway

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Tracey Road Equipment Continues Support of Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (January 4, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway’s 11-race special event schedule will once again see support from the premiere heavy-duty truck and construction equipment dealership in New York State, Tracey Road Equipment. Offering a complete range of new & used sales and rental equipment, as well as full service, parts, warranty, and financing capabilities, Tracey Road Equipment provides the best trucks and machines that will increase your uptime, decrease your downtime, provide you with a low cost of ownership,…

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Weedsport Speedway’s 2018 Special Event Schedule Highlighted with Mid-Summer Blockbusters

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Weedsport Speedway’s 2018 Special Event Schedule Highlighted with Mid-Summer Blockbusters Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (December 14, 2017) – Weedsport Speedway officially announced its 2018 special event schedule on Thursday, revealing an 11-race calendar that features visits from the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, the All-Star Circuit of Champions, USAC’s National Sprints Cars, the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, the Empire Super Sprints, and more. With 11 race dates ranging from Sunday, May 20 to Wednesday, October 3; a blockbuster weekend set for the middle of July is likely to catch the eye…

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American Flat Track Officially Announces First Trip to Weedsport Speedway on July 7

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American Flat Track Officially Announces First Trip to Weedsport Speedway on July 7 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos Provided By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com & Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY (November 29, 2017) – American Flat Track has announced an 18-race schedule for 2018 with their first ever stop at Weedsport Speedway scheduled for Saturday, July 7. America’s original extreme sport, American Flat Track enters its 66th consecutive year of two-wheel competition this season with the championship once again launching during DAYTONA Bike Week on March 15 in Daytona Beach, FL. Comprised of eight mile races, five half-mile races, three TTs, and…

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USAC National Sprints to Make Historic First Trip to Weedsport

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USAC National Sprints to Make Historic First Trip to Weedsport Speedway on June 19 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (November 15, 2017) – For the first time in Weedsport Speedway’s storied history, the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour will visit the New York State 3/8-mile showcase facility on Tuesday, June 19. Coming to Weedsport Speedway as a part of the six race Eastern Storm schedule which includes Grandview, Williams Grove, Port Royal, Susquehanna, and Bridgeport Speedways; USAC’s highly anticipated visit to The Port will be the first stop for the…

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Northeast Racing Products Trade Show

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Northeast Racing Products Trade Show on November 17-18 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY (November 10, 2017) – Weedsport Speedway officials are proud to announce that they will be taking part in the inaugural Northeast Racing Products Trade Show at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse on November 17-18. A Weedsport Speedway booth will be on display throughout the weekend with remaining 2017 apparel, including t-shirts and hoodies, on sale at blowout prices. Information will also be available for The Gearbox online store, which provides a perfect outlet for holiday shopping. While at the…

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Ridley Declared Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series Champion at Weedsport

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Kevin Ridley Declared Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series Champion at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (October 18, 2017) – A yearlong battle with mother nature and Dave Marcuccilli could not slow down Kevin Ridley in 2017, as the driver of the No. 20X Sportsman machine has been declared this year’s Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series Champion at Weedsport Speedway. With one victory on the season and four top five finishes in four events in 2017, Ridley narrowly edged Marcuccilli for the series championship, worth a hefty $2,000. Winning the first…

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DIRTcar 358-Modifieds Roar into Weedsport for Super DIRT Week Special on Wednesday, October 4

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DIRTcar 358-Modifieds Roar into Weedsport for Super DIRT Week Special on Wednesday, October 4 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (September 27, 2017) – The 46th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week will take place throughout Central New York from October 1-8 with the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds attacking the Weedsport Speedway oval on Wednesday, October 4 presented by Ferris Mowers. The DIRTcar 358-Modified series will be joined by the DIRTcar Sportsman series on October 4 for a one-two punch of action as a precursor to the Super DIRT Week finale at Oswego Speedway on…

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Super DIRTcar Series Super Stars Return to Central New York on September 4 at Weedsport

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Super DIRTcar Series Super Stars Return to Central New York on September 4 for Weedsport’s Labor Day Showdown Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 28, 2017) – The cars and stars of the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified tour return to Central New York on Monday, September 4 as a part of Weedsport Speedway’s Labor Day Double Play presented by Parts Plus and powered by Wix Filters. The 17th stop for the Big Block Super DIRTcar tour will be the second and final at Weedsport Speedway for the 2017 season, making for a…

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Back-to-Back Sportsman Shootout Series Wins for Rocky Warner at Weedsport Speedway

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Back-to-Back Sportsman Shootout Series Wins for Rocky Warner at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinksi/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 14, 2017) – For the second consecutive event, Rocky Warner drove atop Victory Hill at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, this time as the winner of the Beyea Custom Headers Sportman Shootout Series 1420 WACK AM ESS Legends Reunion special fueled by Pit Stop Convenience Stores. Warner redrew the fourth starting position in his No. 1J and after falling back to fifth from his outside second row starting position, eventually found the outside of the…

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Danny Varin Sweeps Lucas Oil ESS Weekend with Victory at Weedsport

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Danny Varin Sweeps Lucas Oil ESS Weekend with Victory at Weedsport Story By: Dean Reynolds/ESS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – For a weekend that almost didn’t happen, it turned out into a dream weekend for Fonda, NY’s Danny Varin. He led all 50 laps, collected two wins and took home over $4,000 backing up his Fonda victory by also winning Sunday night at the Weedsport Speedway. The win came on the annual Legends Reunion night where Lance Yonge and Mike VanDusen were inducted into the ESS Hall of Fame earlier in the day. Varin’s win…

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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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Dave Marcuccilli, Kevin Ridley Lead Weedsport’s Sportsman Shootout Series Points into the Weekend

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Dave Marcuccilli, Kevin Ridley Lead Weedsport’s Sportsman Shootout Series Points into the Weekend Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 8, 2017) – With the WACK 1420AM ESS Legends Reunion fueled by Pit Stop Convenience Stores on tap this Sunday at Weedsport Speedway, the Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series will also again be in action with Dave Marcuccilli and Kevin Ridley leading a tight race at the top of the standings. Marcuccilli currently holds the lead by a mere 2-points over Ridley thanks in part to a recent victory in the Industrial Tire of…

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ESS Sprint Car Legends Reunion Next at Weedsport Speedway on August 13

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ESS Sprint Car Legends Reunion Next at Weedsport Speedway on August 13 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 2, 2017) – The legends of the ESS Sprint Car tour will join together at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, August 13 for the WACK 1420am ESS Legends Reunion fueled by Pit Stop Convenience Stores. A great night of racing will follow the ESS Sprint Car Hall of Fame induction ceremony as the ESS Sprint Cars and Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series will take on The Port, with racing action set to begin…

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‘Kids In The Hall’ Friesen And Warner On Top At Weedsport

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Stewart Friesen, Rocky Warner Top Hall of Fame 100 Spectacular at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski / Weedsport Speedway Media Photos By: Jay Fish / Racersguide.com WEEDSPORT, NY -July 12, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame 100 played out on a perfect Tuesday evening with Stewart Friesen claiming the 100-lap, $10,000 to win, Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified special in a nail biter over Tim McCreadie, as Rocky Warner dominated the 25-lap Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series main. Friesen topped a field of 34 Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds after taking the lead from McCreadie…

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Win Weedsport Speedway Hall of Fame 100 Tickets & Swag at Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux this Saturday

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Win Weedsport Speedway Hall of Fame 100 Tickets & Swag at Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux this Saturday Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff WEEDSPORT, NY (July 6, 2017) – Weedsport Speedway is proud to partner with Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux, located at 309 US Route 11 in Central Square, this Saturday, July 8 to offer fans an opportunity to win free swag and Hall of Fame 100 race tickets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Officials from Weedsport Speedway will be on hand at the Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux location in Central Square with…

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Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks Return to Weedsport for $10,000 to Win Hall of Fame 100

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Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks Return to Weedsport for $10,000 to Win Hall of Fame 100 on July 11 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (July 5, 2017) – Weedsport Speedway is the flagship station of northeast DIRTcar Modified racing and on Tuesday, July 11 Weedsport will pay tribute to the history of DIRTcar racing with the annual $10,000 to win Hall of Fame 100 for the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds. A fantastic night of racing will follow the 26th annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies at the Northeast Dirt Modified Hall of…

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Marcuccilli Marches to Second Career Sportsman Classic Triumph at Weedsport

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Dave Marcuccilli Marches to Second Career Sportsman Classic Triumph at Weedsport; Joe Isabell, Tyler Walker Visit Victory Hill Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (July 4, 2017) – Dave Marcuccilli dominated the Sportsman Classic 75 presented by Industrial Tire of CNY at Weedsport Speedway on Monday evening, becoming the first driver to win the $2,500 Sportsman crown jewel twice. Starting from third position, Marcuccilli took the lead from Glenn Forward on lap 14 and never looked back, out running Rocky Warner and Corey Barker in the late stages for the score in the Super DIRTcar…

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5th annual Industrial Tire of CNY Sportsman Classic Set for July 3

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5th annual Industrial Tire of CNY Sportsman Classic Set for July 3; Green Flag to Wave at 7 p.m. Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 26, 2017) – The 5th annual Sportsman Classic, presented by Industrial Tire of CNY, will continue Weedsport Speedway’s schedule of events this Monday, July 3 with green flag racing set for 7 p.m. Initially slated for a 6 p.m. start, officials have decided to bump the program back one hour to allow more time for fans to make their way to the speedway. Pit gates will now open at…

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Ridley Leads Green to Checkered to Open Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series at Weedsport

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Kevin Ridley Leads Green to Checkered to Open Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series at Weedsport Story By: Dan Kapucinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 26, 2017) – The Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series has been waiting over a month to take the green flag at Weedsport Speedway, and they finally did Sunday night with Kevin Ridley leading the green to checkered 25-lap main worth $1,000 presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM. Driving the No. 20X, Ridley set quick time in his qualifying group, won his heat race, redrew the pole position and then dominated…

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Mark Smith Pockets $5,000 Ultimate Wingless Shootout Victory at Weedsport Speedway

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Mark Smith Pockets $5,000 Ultimate Wingless Shootout Victory at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 26, 2017) – Despite a small passing rain shower early in the evening, Weedsport Speedway finally put together its first event of the season with Mark Smith beating Larry Wight for the $5,000 top prize in the ESS/URC Ultimate Wingless Shootout presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM. Smith snagged the lead from Wight on lap 5 of the 25-lap affair, after Wight hopped the cushion in the first turn. From there, Smith would not be stopped…

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Ultimate Wingless Shootout to Pay $5,000 to Win this Sunday at Weedsport Speedway

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ESS/URC Ultimate Wingless Sprint Car Shootout to Pay $5,000 to Win this Sunday at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish and Alex & Helen Bruce/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 21, 2017) – Central New York race fans will be served a treat on Sunday at Weedsport Speedway as the ESS and URC will combine for the $5,000 to win Ultimate Wingless Shootout presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM, bringing the best 360 Sprint Car racers in the area together for a special non-wing event on the unique 3/8 mile. A non-wing test session was held…

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Big Block/Small Block Challenge to Feature Father’s Day Promotional Blockbuster

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Big Block/Small Block Challenge to Feature Father’s Day Promotional Blockbuster; Half Price Tickets, VIP Suites Story By: DAN KAPUSCCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH 7 ALEX BRUCE / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY (June 7, 2017) – While mother nature has not been a fan of Weedsport Speedway so far in 2017, The Port is a fan of fathers and grandfathers as they will be greeted with half price admission tickets and VIP suites for Weedsport’s rescheduled Big Block/Small Block Challenge on Sunday, June 18. This Father’s Day promotion will feature two separate VIP packages as well as general…

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‘The Jet’ Looks To Land On Victory Hill At Weedsport Shootout

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Brett Hearn Among Drivers Ready for Battle in Weedsport’s Big Block/Small Block Challenge on Sunday  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM   WEEDSPORT, NY - June 1, 2017-  After two failed attempts to go racing in mid-May, Weedsport Speedway is ready for its season opener this Sunday, June 4 with the Big Block/Small Block Challenge presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM. Among the drivers looking to claim the $3,000 top prize on Sunday is Modified legend Brett Hearn. Hearn, who was fully prepared to take on the Weedsport oval back…

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Weedsport Speedway Expands MAVTV Lineup

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Weedsport’s Big Block/Small Block Challenge Added to SPEED SPORT, MAVTV Television Lineup  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM    WEEDSPORT, NY -May 26, 2017 – With the postponement of the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Monday main event last week, Weedsport Speedway officials are happy to announce that the upcoming Big Block/Small Block Challenge on June 4, now presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM, will be broadcast nationally on Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT on MAVTV. The Big Block/Small Block Challenge will kick-off a full schedule of event coverage which will…

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Friesen, Wight, Mahaney Double Down At Weedsport

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Stewart Friesen, Larry Wight, Mike Mahaney Look to Pull World of Outlaws, Super DIRTcar Double at Weedsport  Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By. RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF    WEEDSPORT, NY -May 18, 2017  – The Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified back-to-back special this Sunday and Monday at Weedsport Speedway is exciting enough; throw in three drivers looking to pull double duty, and you have something special. Stewart Friesen, Larry Wight, and Mike Mahaney are three drivers that will compete in both the World of Outlaws Sprint Car event on…

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Super DIRTcar Series Invades Weedsport Speedway

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Matt Sheppard, Billy Decker Lead Super DIRTcar Series Invasion of Weedsport Speedway this Monday Story By: DAN KAPUSINCSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY - May 18, 2017 – As the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds prepare to take on Weedsport Speedway for Big Block Monday presented by Big Dog Country 103.5FM on May 22, a familiar face leads the standings after the first two events of the season. Despite not winning either of the first two events of the year at Fulton or Bridgeport Speedways, ‘Super’ Matt Sheppard leads the Super DIRTcar…

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Big Block/Small Block Shootout Set For Weedsport

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Big Block/Small Block Challenge Takes Center Stage at Weedsport Speedway on June 4     Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY -May 18, 2017 – The second major weekend of action on Weedsport Speedway’s 2017 racing schedule will pit Big Block and Small Block Modifieds against one another in the Big Block/Small Block Challenge at The Port on Sunday, June 4. Paying $3,000 to the winner, the 50-lap challenge event will be the featured main event on the night’s racing card accompanied by the always exciting Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout…

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Weedsport Speedway’s Sportsman Shootout Series Featured on Spectrum Sports ‘Speedway Showcase’

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Weedsport Speedway’s Sportsman Shootout Series Featured on Spectrum Sports ‘Speedway Showcase’ Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (May 12, 2017) – In another exciting announcement for Weedsport Speedway’s Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series drivers, select series events will now air on ‘Speedway Showcase’ as a part of Spectrum Sports. Hosted by veteran Central New York broadcast talents Doug Elkins, Rich Vleck, and Paul Szmal; ‘Speedway Showcase’ is a product of years of experience in broadcasting dirt track racing and they are excited to bring four Weedsport Speedway events to racing homes in 2017 in association…

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Sportsman Shootout Series Heading To Weedsport Speedway

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Beyea Custom Headers to present Lucrative Sportsman Shootout Series at Weedsport Speedway  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM    WEEDSPORT, NY -May 11, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway officials announced on Wednesday that Beyea Custom Headers will be the new title sponsor of the Sportsman Shootout Series which will open on Sunday, May 21 as a part of the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Empire State Challenge. Weedsport’s Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series will cover eight races at The Port with a minimum of $1,000 going to the winner…

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Weedsport Speedway Set To Take On The Outlaws

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Stars Eager to Return to ‘Unique’ Weedsport Speedway on May 21  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSINCSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM   WEEDSPORT, NY -May 8, 2017 – The cars and stars of the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series are eager to make their first trip of the season to New York State on Sunday, May 21 as they take on Weedsport Speedway in the Empire State Challenge. With the Outlaws only making one trip a year to Weedsport, the drivers say the speedway’s unique layout, family friendly atmosphere,…

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Wingless Sprints Fly At Weedsport Open Practice

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Wingless Sprints Impress at Weedsport Speedway Open Practice  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM   Weedsport , NY -May 1, 2017 – While over a dozen cars took their first laps of the season at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday afternoon as a part of the speedway’s open practice session, all eyes were anxiously waiting to see 360 sprint car racers Chuck Hebing, Kelly Hebing, and Erik Karlsen hit the track for a wingless shakedown in anticipation of the ESS/URC ‘Ultimate Wingless Shootout’ on June 25. Karlsen and the Hebings did not disappoint, taking…

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Two-Day Discount Tickets Available for World of Outlaws, Super DIRTcar Series Double-Header at Weedsport May 21-22

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World of Outlaws And Super DIRTcar Series Go Back To Back at Weedsport May 21-22  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF   WEEDSPORT, NY -April 25, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway fans interested in attending both the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series ‘Empire State Challenge’ on Sunday, May 21 and ‘Big Block Monday’ presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM for the Super DIRTcar Series on Monday, May 22, can do so for a discount, as long as they purchase tickets by Monday, May 1. A 2-day adult general admission package is currently…

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Weedsport Speedway Set For Season Kick Off

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Weedsport Speedway Roars to Life April 30 with Open Practice Session  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM    WEEDSPORT, NY -April 19, 2017– In just under two weeks Weedsport Speedway will roar to life for the first time this season with an open practice session scheduled for Sunday, April 30 at 2 p.m. The open practice is available to all dirt track racing divisions, not just those competing during Weedsport’s 2017 calendar of events, as long as cars meet the minimum safety requirements. Raceceiver radios will be recommended. Pit and grandstand…

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Empire Super Sprints Plan Legends Reunion At Weedsport

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WACK 1420 AM to present the ESS Legends Reunion Fueled by Pit Stop Convenience Stores August 13 at Weedsport Speedway  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM   WEEDSPORT, NY - April 13, 2017 – WACK 1420 AM will present the ESS Legends Reunion fueled by Pit Stop Convenience Stores at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, August 13. Serving the Newark, Finger Lakes, and greater Rochester area; WACK 1420 AM is the home of Track Talk hosted by Chuck Brownell and Laurie Hixson bringing fans the longest running racing show in Central New…

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Big Dogs Set For ‘Big Block Monday’ At Weedsport

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Big Dog Country 103.5 to present Super DIRTcar Series ‘Big Block Monday’ at Weedsport Speedway on May 22  Story By: DAN KAPUSCSINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY - April 9, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway’s ‘Big Block Monday’ featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds and the Sportsman Shootout Series just got a bit bigger, with the announcement of Big Dog Country 103.5 FM signing on to present the evening’s action. Serving the Rochester Metro area and surrounding counties, Big Dog Country 103.5 FM specializes in the exciting sounds of today’s country while…

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VP Racing Fuels Returns as the Official Fuel of Weedsport Speedway

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Weedsport Speedway Fuels Up For 2017 Season With VP Racing Fuels Press Release By: DAN KAPUCSINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By:JEFF CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY -April 6, 2017 – VP Racing Fuels, the world leader in race fuel technology, will return as the official fuel of Weedsport Speedway in 2017. With a total of nine action packed events on the ’17 calendar, Weedsport Speedway is proud to welcome the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, and the DIRTcar Sportsman to its opening events on Sunday, May 21 and Monday, May 22 with…

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Sportsman ‘Premium Dash’ Set For Weedsport ‘Empire State Challenge’

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Senior Services Insurance Agency to present Sportsman ‘Premium Dash’ During ‘Empire State Challenge’ on May 21  Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACCERSGUIDE.COM WEEDSPORT, NY -March 31, 2017 – The ‘Empire State Challenge’ will officially open the 2017 racing calendar at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, May 21 featuring the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the Sportsman Shootout Series, including the Sportsman ‘Premium Dash’ presented by Senior Services Insurance Agency. A total purse of $350 will be available for Sportsman competitors in the ‘Premium Dash’ on May 21 with $200 going…

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Dan Kapusccinski Joins Weedsport Speedway Staff

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Weedsport Speedway Names Dan Kapuscinski as Public Relations Director for Upcoming 2017 Campaign  Press Release By: SHANNON PHELPS / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY / RACERSGUIDE.COM . WEEDSPORT, NY -March 25, 2017-  Weedsport Speedway officials announced on Saturday that Dan Kapuscinski will take over as the facility’s public relations director effective Monday, April 3. Kapuscinski, the full-time School Information Officer for the Skaneateles Central School District, will handle pre and post-race press releases for the Weedsport speed plant, social media postings and promotions, as well as roles within Weedsport Productions. Weedsport Speedway promoter Jimmy Phelps is excited to…

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Weedsport Speedway Heading To Motorsports Expo

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WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY AND WEEDSPORT PRODUCTIONS TO KICK OFF 2017 AT THE MOTORSPORTS EXPO Press Release By: WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: ALEX & HELEN BRUCE / RACERSGUIDE.COM Weedsport NY.- February 27, 2017- Please be sure to stop by Weedsport Speedway’s booth at this year’s 31st annual Motorsports Exposition and Trade Show at the New York State Fairgrounds on Saturday March 11th and Sunday March 12th. In conjunction with the Weedsport Productions team, Weedsport Speedway associates will be ready to bring you a taste of the motorsports fan experience LIVE! Guests are invited to take a tour of the multi-media powerhouse…

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The Ultimate Wingless Shootout at Weedsport Comes in 2017

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The Ultimate Wingless Shootout at Weedsport Comes in 2017! $5,000 to win event on Sunday, June 25th Story By: Weedsport Speedway Media - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY – As the calendar turns to 2017, the Weedsport Speedway announces the first ever Ultimate Wingless Shootout! A $5,000 to win wingless event for 360 sprint cars from the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) and the United Racing Club (URC). The stage will be set on Sunday, June 25th, as the best 360 Sprint racers in the Northeast will go outside the box vying for a chance to be the…

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Decker breezes to 35-lap “Prelude” win at Weedsport

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Decker breezes to 35-lap "Prelude" win at Weedsport Remainder of ‘Last Call at the Port’ schedule washed out WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – October 23, 2015 - In what turned out to be the final Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified event of the season at Weedsport Speedway Friday night, Billy Decker took charge early and won the $3,500-to-win 35-lap feature that was to have led into the All Ways 150 the next day. Decker started on the outside pole after the draw that followed time trials for Saturday’s scheduled All Ways 150. Earlier, Gary Tomkins had set fast time, but…

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Rain Cancels World of Outlaws at Weedsport Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Rain Cancels World of Outlaws at Weedsport Speedway The Series will be back in action in two weeks at the Bad Boy Buggies World Finals WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - Oct. 25, 2015 - Tonight's World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at Weedsport Speedway has been cancelled following overnight rain and a heavily saturated facility. The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series portion of the Last Call at the Port event will not be rescheduled. The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action Nov. 5, 6 and 7 for the season finale Bad Boy Buggies World Finals…

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DIRTcar 358 Modified Series title on the line at Weedsport

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] DIRTcar 358 Modified Series title on the line at Weedsport WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – October 22, 2015 - The 2015 DIRTcar NE 358 Modified Series championship will be decided Friday, October 23 at Weedsport Speedway – the opening night of its ‘Last Call at the Port’ three-day spectacular that closes out the region’s racing season. Chris Raabe of Napanee, ON, David Hebert of St. Damase, QC and Steve Bernard of Granby, QC enter the 125 lap, $7,500-to-win race separated by only nine points. Raabe is the current point leader – three points ahead of Hebert – the 2015 358…

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The Final Countdown as Battles Still Underway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] The Final Countdown as Battles Still Underway The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on Port Royal Speedway on Saturday and returns to Weedsport Speedway on Sunday CONCORD, N.C. - Oct. 20, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series has just four features to go before the end of the 2015 season. The series returns to action this weekend with stops at Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway on Saturday and Weedsport (N.Y.) Speedway on Sunday. Though the championship race is wrapped up, as the final countdown to the end of the season begins, there are plenty…

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15 year old Max McLaughlin to debut with HBR at Weedsport Speedway this weekend

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] 15 year old Max McLaughlin to debut with HBR at Weedsport Speedway this weekend Weedsport, NY- (October 19, 2015) The McLaughlin name is no stranger to the short tracks of central New York, and this weekend Max McLaughlin will carry on the family tradition when he pilots a No. 6 HBR prepared Troyer modified in the Last Call at the Port Weekend at the Weedsport Speedway. Max, the son of DIRT Hall of Famer Mike McLaughlin, has been tearing up the dirt tracks in the south and is excited to bring his talent to the famed HBR team.…

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Johnson Crashes Hearn’s Party During Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party at Weedsport Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Johnson Crashes Hearn’s Party During Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party at Weedsport Speedway   WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Oct. 7, 2015 – Weedsport Speedway hosted the Super DIRT Week kickoff party Wednesday, and it was Danny Johnson who crashed Brett Hearn’s party during the 75-lap small-block modified feature. Hearn dominated the DIRTcar 358 Modified event that served as the first racing action of the 44th annual Super DIRT Week, leading nearly 50 laps until Johnson caught him in the closing laps and pulled away for the victory. “Obviously, it’s awesome,” Johnson said of his No. 27 machine on top…

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Super DIRT Week Kickoff Party, Last Call at the Port Weekend conclude Weedsport Speedway season

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Sept. 9, 2015 – As race fans around the Northeast gear up for Super DIRT Week’s Finale at the Fairgrounds, Weedsport Speedway is once again preparing to host the kickoff party for central New York’s biggest week of dirt track racing.   The DIRTcar 358 Modified Series and the DIRTcar Sportsman Series take the stage Wednesday, Oct. 7 with pit gates opening at 4 p.m., grandstands opening at 5 p.m., hot laps starting at 6:30 p.m. and racing starting at 7:30 p.m. A capacity crowd is expected to watch the best in the business handle…

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