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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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$25,570 Pay Structure, STSS Point Battle Set For ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring’ Wednesday, August 8

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$25,570 Pay Structure, STSS Point Battle Set For ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring’ Wednesday, August 8 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WOODHULL, NY – ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring’ Woodhull Raceway is set to serve as the focal point of Northeast Modified racing this Wednesday, August 8. NAPA Auto Parts of Addison and Corning, Two Rivers Timber and Maple City Dodge present the ‘Hustlin the High Banks 54’ annual appearance by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds. Woodhull Raceway’s unique paperclip-shaped, one-third-mile layout offers a lucrative pay structure…

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Time To “Hustle the High Banks” Of Woodhull Raceway

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Time To “Hustle the High Banks” Of Woodhull Raceway: Short Track Super Series Invades August 8 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WOODHULL, NY – The high-banked, one-third-mile Woodhull Raceway is known as ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring.’ On Wednesday, August 8, the Ted and Brandi White-owned facility will be the focal point of Northeast Modified racing when the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco invades for its annual summer visit. The STSS Modifieds compete for a $5,400 top prize in the ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 54’ presented by NAPA Auto Parts of Addison…

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Danny Creeden Invades Woodhull For $2K Payday

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Danny Creeden Invades Woodhull For $2K Payday Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photo By: Joe Kaminski/Woodhull Raceway (WOODHULL, NY) – 113 cars packed the Woodhull pit area for the annual event honoring the founding father of Woodhull Raceway- George Williams. Each Memorial Day Weekend, Woodhull honors the memory of Williams with the George Williams Memorial Trophy Races for each division. The “DC Express” of Danny Creeden took full advantage of the extra distance, extra payout for the Modified division on George Williams Memorial Night, sponsored by Griffith Energy and the Elkland Moose. But it was under unique circumstances that Creeden…

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Van Pelt Starts Quest For 20th Title With Woodhull Victory

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Van Pelt Starts Quest For 20th Title With Woodhull Victory Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photo By: Joe Kamiski/Woodhull Raceway (WOODHULL, NY) – Mother Nature stepped aside and let Woodhull Raceway take center stage as the only Modified track in New York State get their event in Saturday night. It was a season opener that saw a passing shower roll through Steuben County at 3:30, but provided enough clearing to get their complete program in before rains came back just after 11:00. Billy Van Pelt started the defense of his 2017 track championship and began his quest for a record…

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Mooney’s Sports Bar & Grill Sponsors Pit Stop Contest

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Mooney’s Sports Bar & Grill Sponsors Pit Stop Contest Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway (BIG FLATS, NY) – One of the most popular local eateries of 2017 has joined Woodhull Raceway to present the track’s annual 3-Man Pit Stop Competition during this weekend’s Swarthout Recycling Woodhull Raceway Car Show. The Pit Stop Competition is slated for Saturday evening at 6:30PM in Center Court. The popular Arnot Mall restaurant opened their newest location at the mall in 2017 and has been a major hit to the local community. Known for their homemade mac and cheese, Mooney’s has found success with their…

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Woodhull Raceway 2018 Season Schedule Released

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Woodhull Raceway 2018 Season Schedule Released Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Phoos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – 'New York's Toughest Bullring' is gearing up for their 2018 season- their 54th consecutive season of racing at the Woodhull, NY facility founded by the Williams family and now owned and promoted by Ted and Brandi White. The 2018 schedule features 25 race nights, a stop by the Lucal Oil Pro Pulling Series and the traditional September stop by the New York State Horse Pulling Association. Traveling series making stop on the High Banks this season include the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short…

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Revamped Handicap, Double File Restarts Add To Excitement At Woodhull

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Revamped Handicap, Double File Restarts Add To Excitement At Woodhull Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – Last weekend Woodhull Raceway held their annual rules meeting at Woodhull’s local volunteer fire department with several divisions. Changes were discussed and reviewed, with additional changes being requested from drivers. Final rules are now posted online at www.woodhullraceway.com. After the rules meetings wrapped up, track officials held a meeting to review several procedural changes for 2018. Changes including a new procedural rules for all restarts and a revamped handicap system- both of which are being changed to enhance…

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Swarthout Recycling To Present 2018 Woodhull Arnot Mall Car Show Mar. 16-18

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Swarthout Recycling To Present 2018 Woodhull Arnot Mall Car Show Mar. 16-18 Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – 'New York's Toughest Bullring' is gearing up for their 2018 season- their 54th consecutive season of racing at the Woodhull, NY facility founded by the Williams family and now owned and promoted by Ted and Brandi White. But before any laps are turned on the Steuben County third-mile oval, racers and fans can look forward to the annual Arnot Mall Car Show, which will be sponsored once again by Swarthout Recycling for the 9th year in…

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Champions Crowned At Woodhull Raceway Awards Banquet

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Champions Crowned At Woodhull Raceway Awards Banquet Story By: Steve Ovens/Woodhull Raceway Photos By: Joe Kaminski/Woodhull Raceway & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com (WOODHULL, NY) – With over two hundred guests in attendance at the Watson Homestead Retreat & Conference Center in Painted Post, NY, Woodhull Raceway crowned the track champions of all of their divisions. There were awards for the top point finishers in each division, along with point fund earnings as well as other bonuses earned from Woodhull’s great partners at Lias Tire/American Racer as well as Insinger Performance/Sunoco Race Fuels. Billy Van Pelt was crowned for the nineteenth time in…

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Andy Bachetti ‘Hustles’ Woodhull Raceway High Banks For $5,300 SSTS Victory

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Andy Bachetti ‘Hustles’ Woodhull Raceway High Banks For $5,300 Short Track Super Series Victory Wednesday Night Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff WOODHULL, NY – Andy Bachetti gained his retribution at Woodhull Raceway. Bachetti, of Sheffield, Mass., appeared poised for victory in the 2016 visit by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP to the high-banked, paperclip-shaped oval. However, while racing into the lead in the final laps, he slid off the top of turn three and lost his chances. That all changed Wednesday night. Bachetti was able to overcome a poor…

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Time To Do The Dew At Woodhull Raceway

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Woodhull Raceway Has Full Slate Of Racing Action Set For Saturday Night Press Release By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Woodhull, NY - April 28, 2017-  This Saturday, April 29, Woodhull Raceway, Mountain Dew and Pepsi present the first complete show of the 2017 season.  The Insinger Performance 370 Modifieds will compete in their first points race of the season with Westfield, PA pilot Billy Van Pelt returning as the defending track champion searching for a Modified record nineteenth title. Van Pelt has garnered eighteen championships in the 370 Modified division at Woodhull…

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Woodhull Raceway Crate Late Models Open 2017 Season

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Woodhull Opens Saturday With $1K-To-Win Crate Late Models Presented By Close Racing Supply Press Release By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM Woodhull, NY –April 12, 2017-  Spring has most certainly sprung on top of the hill on County Route 102 in Steuben County.  Warm temperatures and steady winds have been helping dry up the remaining damp grounds at Woodhull Raceway, and the track is ready to open the gates for their 53rd consecutive season of on-track action at ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring.’ Woodhull kicks off the 2017 season with Close Racing Supply, as…

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Wet Grounds Force Woodhull Cancelation

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Woodhull Cancels Practice Night Due To Wet Grounds Press Release By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Woodhull, N April 6, 2017 – Wet weather in the forecast for the rest of the week, coupled with already wet grounds on the property has forced Ted and Brandi White to cancel this weekend's scheduled practice session. "The grounds are just too wet and we are expecting more Thursday and Friday," said White Wednesday.  "Our best bet is to hold off this weekend, hope for dry weather and a little wind up here on the hill wouldn't…

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Woodhull Raceway Season Opener On The Horizon

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All Division Sponsors Return For 2017 Woodhull Campaign Press Release By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM  WOODHULL, N.Y.-March 29, 2017 – With the 2017 season opener on the horizon, Woodhull Raceway owners and promoters Ted and Brandi White are thrilled to announce that all of the division sponsors from 2016 have returned for this season. The third-mile Steuben County speed plant has a solid reputation for a loyal fan base as well as loyal track sponsors that return each year to support the racing action on the track.  2017 will see Insinger Performance, NAPA…

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It’s Show Time For Woodhull Race Teams

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Woodhull Raceway’s Swarthout Recycling Car Show This Weekend In Big Flats, NY Story By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: WOODHULL RACEWAY / RACERSGUIDE.COM Woodhull, N.Y.- March 17, 2017 – There may be snow on the ground, but Winter Storm Stella can’t stop Woodhull Raceway from kicking off their 2017 season schedule with this weekend’s Arnot Mall Car Show presented by Swarthout Recycling for the eighth consecutive season. Swarthout Recycling is a well-known supporter of local motorsports located in Beaver Dams, NY.  They specialize in scrap metals including mixed steel, aluminum, copper, brass and cast iron.  The recycling department…

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2016 Short Track Super Series Schedule Released

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] 2016 Short Track Super Series Schedule Released The 2016 Short Track Super Series Fueled by VP has released their tentative 2016 schedule. The series will once again be split into a North and a South Region for 2016. Stewart Friesen and Ryan Watt picked up the 2015 season crowns individually. The first 'South' race will be March 12th at the Georgetown Speedway with the Melvin Joseph Memorial paying $4,900 to win. The first 'North' race will be held on April 2nd at the Orange County Fair Speedway for the 3rd Annual Hard Clay Open. 2016 Short Track Super…

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Woodhull Raceway ‘Hustlin the High Banks 51’ Gets Richer; Maple City Dodge Signs On To Boost Short Track Super Series Event On Tuesday, August 11; Heat-Race Money Posted

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] WOODHULL, NY – The richest-ever event at Woodhull Raceway continues to get more lucrative! Maple City Dodge of Hornell, N.Y., has “sweetened the pot” for the ‘Hustlin' the High Banks 51’ at the high-banked, paperclip-shaped facility on Tuesday, August 11 (rain date: August 12). The Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek invades for the first time ever, with the big-block/small-block Modifieds featured in a 51-lap, $5,100-to-win event. A total purse structure of more than $26,000 guarantees $1,000 for the 10th-place finisher and $400 just to take the green flag. Each of the 10-lap STSS Modified…

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