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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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‘Racin’ Jason’ Outsmarts, Outlasts ESS Competition at Weedsport

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Aug. 16, 2015 – When the Empire Super Sprints returned to the Weedsport Speedway Sunday night for the first time in four years, “Racin’ Jason” Jason Barney lived up to his nickname. The Brewerton, N.Y. racer dominated the 25-lap Night of Legends feature after starting from the outside of the front row, but he had to use a last-lap pass on Sammy Reakes IV in order to seal the win. After Barney led the first 21 laps, Reakes sped into the top spot on a restart with four laps to go and then pulled the…

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Friesen Revs Up for Busy Big-Block Modified Week

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] (3) Super DIRTcar Series events just ahead Ransomville, N.Y. – July 30, 2015 – Stewart Friesen, having just scored an exhilarating, career-first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory by outdueling six-time and defending champion Donny Schatz, is looking forward to strapping into the Mike Payne Racing No.7z Big-Block Modified for three Super DIRTcar Series events from August 3 - August 6. Driving his wife Jessica’s Corr-Pak Merchandising No. 1Z, Friesen became just the second Canadian ever to win a World of Outlaws feature – in his 4 th start - Tuesday night at Ohsweken Speeedway Following the…

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Big-Block Modified Superstars Gear Up for Hall of Fame 100 at Weedsport

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – July 30, 2015 – As the defending winner of the Hall of Fame 100 at Weedsport Speedway, Billy Decker comes into the Thursday, Aug. 6 event hoping to gain some ground in the Super DIRTcar Series championship battle. But, at the same time, the Unadilla, New York racer said he does not carry any kind of advantage just because he won last year’s event. In fact, he said, nobody really brings an edge over the competition to the three-eighths-mile clay oval or any of the other tracks the big-block modified tour races on. “A lot of people…

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Marcuccilli benefits from Friesen’s trouble to win Sportsman Classic

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Weedsport, N.Y. – July 5, 2015 – For much of the event, Sunday’s Sportsman Classic at Weedsport Speedway appeared as if it would end much like last year’s inaugural race. After jumping out to the lead at the one-third mark of the 75-lap feature, James Michael Friesen looked headed to a repeat his victory last year with another win on the way at the two-thirds mark. But, the leader slapped the wall in turn 3 on lap 50 and allowed Dave Marcuccilli to close in from a near-straightaway advantage. Marcuccilli grabbed the top spot on lap 53 as…

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Young Hot Shoes Ready to Take Field for 2nd Annual Sportsman Classic

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Weedsport, NY - July 4, 2015On Sunday, July 5th, Weedsport Speedway will open its gates for the second annual Sportsman Classic presented by Industrial Tire of CNY. James Michael Friesen took the checkers in the inaugural running of the event last year in one of the most talked about Sportsman events of 2014. With the help of supporters such as Dennis Beaudette of Industrial Tire of CNY, the region's leading commercial and industrial tire specialist, Sportsman teams will be rewarded well during Sunday's event. Along with the massive purse for the 75 lap feature event, teams will have the chance…

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Clanton Completes Sweep of New York’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Events With Finger Lakes 40 Victory at Weedsport Speedway

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  Red-Hot Georgia Driver Scores Sixth WoO LMS Victory of 2015 & Builds Momentum Heading into Lernerville Speedway's $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100 [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - June 23, 2015 - Shane Clanton made the most of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series' trip to New York. Completing a sweep of the national tour's two 2015 Empire State stops, Clanton, 39, of Zebulon, Ga., led every lap of Tuesday night's Finger Lakes 40 at Weedsport Speedway to earn an $8,650 victory in the final round of the WoO LMS Great Northern Tour. Clanton's series-leading sixth WoO LMS victory of the…

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World of Outlaw Late Models Set to Invade the Weedsport Speedway for the Finger Lakes 40 on Tuesday Night

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WEEDSPORT, NY - The World of Outlaw Late Models continue their ‘Great Northern Tour’ on Tuesday, June 23 as they head to the Weedsport Speedway for the Finger Lakes 40.  The race is event number three of their trip through the Northeast and the third time in the history of the traveling organization that they have visited the one-third mile oval.  The event is being run with support from the Pole Position Raceway in Destiny USA in Syracuse.   Chub Frank has won both events at the speedway, the first in 2006 and the second in 2007.  The Bear Lake,…

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McCreadie, World of Outlaws Late Models Ready for Weedsport Return

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McCreadie, World of Outlaws Late Models Ready for Weedsport Return Weedsport, New York – June 16, 2015 – For Tim McCreadie, Weedsport Speedway is turning into “a small Taj Mahal.” The Watertown racer said the old Weedsport track was a great racing venue, but he credited owner Allan Heinke and manager Jimmy Phelps with having both the racing knowledge and the financial wherewithal to make it even better. And the three-eighths-mile clay surface has been kind to McCreadie of late: He finished third in last month’s 40-lap DIRTcar Big-Block Modified feature and recalled a top-five run the last time the…

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Husband and Wife Take on the World of Outlaws

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Weedsport, N.Y. – May 15, 2015 – When the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds take to Weedsport Speedway for the Empire State Challenge Sunday, May 17, Stewart Friesen will appear in the fields of both races. The three-time Syracuse 200 winner is slated to compete in the No. 33 Doug Emery Motorsports entry in the sprint car feature and then drive Tom Cullen's No. 1 Westmoreland Golf Course big-block modified. The Canadian racer, now of Sprakers, N.Y., is no stranger to pulling double duty, as he said he did it previously at Utica-Rome Speedway…

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