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The Mighty Modifieds return to action this Friday at Big Diamond Speedway

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The Mighty Modifieds return to action this Friday at Big Diamond Speedway on “No Sweat Service Group” Night.   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com No Sweat Service Group will be the sponsor of this Friday’s July 28th racing card as the 358 Modifieds return to action after having last week off. No Sweat Service Group specializes in mobile hydraulic hose repair and is also the weekly sponsor of the speedway’s Street Stock Division. In the Steel and Metal Services Modified division, Craig Von Dohren currently leads the in the hunt for the season ending…

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Smoke earns I-79 Summer Shootout finale victory at PPMS

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Smoke earns I-79 Summer Shootout finale victory at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paucl Arch & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com IMPERIAL, PA (July 24, 2017) - For the first time since February 11, 2012, and for the second time during his famed career, “Smoke” Tony Stewart is an Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions main event winner, this time taming “Dirt’s Monster Half-Mile” at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway to help end the 2017 edition of the I-79 Summer Shootout. Stewart, who started third on the feature grid, took command officially during a lap 23 restart and…

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Zearfoss Scores First Career WoO Series Win

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Zearfoss Scores First Career Series Win and First Posse Win of the Season Story By: Colby Gornewicz/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA — July 21, 2017 — Jonestown, PA-native Brock Zearfoss scored his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series win during the Champion Racing Oil Summer Nationals opener, ringing in the first Posse win of the season in the ongoing Outlaws versus Pennsylvania Posse battle. David Gravel came in second after a strong battle for the lead with Lance Dewease, who ultimately went into the wall and flipped with nine laps to go. Defending Champion Donny…

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HERE IS A CHANCE TO BE A SUPPORTER OF THE 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76

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HERE IS A CHANCE TO BE A SUPPORTER OF THE 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BECHTELSVILLE, PA July 22, 2017 . . . The richest event offered in weekly dirt track Modified stock car racing is set for Grandview Speedway on Saturday, September 16th when the 47th Annual Freedom 76 Classic, offering at least $25,000 to the winner is presented. Many of the top names in area Modified stock car racing will be taking part, all looking to take home the big bucks in the 76-lap…

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Pauch Jr. Now All-Time SpeedSTR Win Leader at Action Track USA

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Pauch Jr. Now All-Time SpeedSTR Win Leader at Action Track USA; Strada Rim-Rides To 2nd 600 Sprint Win Tanner VanDoren Is All Star Slingshot Winner; Nowatarski Makes It Three Straight in Jr. Slingshots Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - One could not help but notice that there was a special vibe, a certain magical feeling in the air on Wednesday night at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds. It was Kenny Brightbill Appreciation Night, and his legion of fans turned out in droves to help the "Shillington Slingshot" celebrate his…

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Little Guys Nationals Preview at Mercer Raceway Park

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Little Guys Nationals Preview at Mercer Raceway Park Story By: Lou Long/Mercer Raceway Park Photos by: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com (Mercer, PA July 19, 2017): This Saturday, July 22, Mercer Raceway Park will host the first ever Little Guys Nationals Preview. The event will capture some of the excitement and most of the variety of the season-ending spectacular, to be held October 6 and 7. The feature winners this Saturday night will be guaranteed starters for both nights of the prestigious LGN event! But, there is more. Second place finishers will get a provisional that can be used either night of the…

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WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT? IT IS PAST MIDSEASON, VONDOHREN AND HOWARD ARE STILL WINLESS AT G’VIEW

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WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT? IT IS PAST MIDSEASON, VONDOHREN AND HOWARD ARE STILL WINLESS; $10,000 PAYDAY COMING FOR NASCAR MODIFIEDS ON AUGUST 5 AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Ernie Saxton/RacersGuide.com Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA July 20, 2017 . . . Nine time track Modified champion Craig VonDohren and multi-time champion Duane Howard are still without a feature win and it is past midseason at Grandview Speedway. If someone had forecast that at the beginning of the season very few would have taken them serious. When racing continues this Saturday VonDohren and Howard will be looking to change their…

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The Race To 100…Eric Beers And Brian DeFebo Nearing Milestone Wins

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The Race To 100…Eric Beers And Brian DeFebo Nearing Milestone Wins Story By Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (HAZLETON, PA.) Race fans of northeast Pennsylvania are very lucky in the sense that such a variety of tracks, no matter the surface, are dotted throughout the region and over the years generations have enjoyed watching some of the best drivers compete. A good number of them have become legendary with multitudes of wins and championships. In terms of dirt racers it is not uncommon to see a handful of class-A stars have wins that have exceeded 100. Hazleton’s…

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Rocket Lands At Big Diamond: Ryan Godown Scores $5,000 STSS Modified Victory

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Rocket Lands At Big Diamond Speedway: Ryan Godown Scores $5,000 ‘Anthracite Assault’ STSS Modified Victory; Brian Papiez (STSS Sportsman) & Shon Elk (Roadrunner) Also Triumph Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – A ‘rocket’ landed in Big Diamond Speedway Victory Lane Sunday night. Ryan Godown, known to Northeast race fans as the “Ringoes Rocket” launched to the win in the ‘Anthracite Assault’ for Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modifieds at the Coal Region facility. Godown earned $5,000 for his first STSS-sanctioned victory of the season driving the Searock Fabrications-backed…

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LUCAS WOLFE MAKES LAST LAP PASS FOR WIN IN BAPS 410 SPRINTS

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LUCAS WOLFE MAKES LAST LAP PASS FOR WIN IN BAPS 410 SPRINTS Story By: Brad Vores/Susquehanna Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Lucas Wolfe used a last lap, turn two pass to capture the win in Sunday night’s 30-lap BAPS Auto Paints and Supplies 410 Sprint Series feature at Susquehanna Speedway. Kenny Edkin continued his dream season in the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman as he turned an impressive run into his series leading fourth feature win of the season. With 18 410 Sprints taking the green flag, Greg Hodnett outgunned fellow front row starter Tyler Walker to take control…

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Champion Racing Oil World Of Outlaws Summer Nationals This Week At Williams Grove

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Champion Racing Oil World Of Outlaws Summer Nationals This Week At Williams Grove Two-Day Outlaws VS Posse Showdown Slated July 21 & 22 Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present the two-day Champion Racing Oil World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Summer Nationals this Friday and Saturday night, July 21 and 22, at 7:30 pm. Lineups both nights will be set using time trials with Friday’s feature going 25-laps in distance, paying $8,000 to win. Saturday’s 30-lap Summer Nationals finale will pay a hefty $20,000 to the victor. The…

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UMBENHAUER FIRST TIME MODIFIED WINNER THIS SEASON

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UMBENHAUER FIRST TIME MODIFIED WINNER THIS SEASON, MANMILLER FIRST TO WIN TWO THIS SEASON IN MODIFIEDS, SCHUTZ AND SWINEHART WIN IN LATE MODELS AND SPORTSMAN ON A.D.MOYER LUMBER NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. JULY 16, 2017 – Jared Umbenhauer, Doug Manmiller, Chuck Schutz and Dylan Swinehart were in the limelight in their respective divisions in Saturday night’s A.D. Moyer Lumber Co. NASCAR stock car racing action at Grandview Speedway. Umbenhauer, shut out of the winner’s circle since his rookie win September 5, 2015, has been close on various occasions…

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DeFebo nets his second Mahoning Modified win

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Brian DeFebo nets his second Mahoning Modified win: 14-year old Broc Brown best in Late Models Story By: DINO OBERTO/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 7-15-17) Brian DeFebo found out that you never say never. As it turned out he found good fortune with a car that he had no plans to bring back to Mahoning Valley Speedway after its last appearance ended in the wall during a 2016 meet. However, the previous week’s feature his regular mount had an engine problem and he was forced to bring out the car he reserves for touring events. The…

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FORSYTHE PILOTS WISNER FAMILY #2W TO FOURTH CAREER WIN IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINTS;

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Criswell cruises to super sportsman win; Chaney wins second straight in Central PA Legends Story By: Wayne Harper / Lincoln Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco / Racersguide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – July 16, 2017 – York’s Glenndon Forsythe added his name to the 2017 Lincoln winner’s list by claiming the John Gleim Excavating 25-lap feature for 410 sprint cars on Saturday night. Handicapping placed Forsythe on the outside of Dwayne Gutshall on the front row for the start. He grabbed the lead entering the first turn and led every lap. “Obviously, starting spot means a lot, but this is a…

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How Much Is At Stake Sunday At Big Diamond? Huge Payout, STSS Title Battles, American Racer Cup Points & More!

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How Much Is At Stake Sunday At Big Diamond Speedway? Huge Payout, STSS Championship Battles, American Racer Cup Points & Much More! Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – How much is at stake this Sunday (July 16) at Big Diamond Speedway? The list goes on… For the only time in 2017, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP hosts a combined point event, featuring the stars of both the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region for the potent big-block/small-block Modifieds. Within a single, hotly contested 50-lap feature, drivers…

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Racing Resumes at Mercer Raceway Park on American Cancer Society Racing for a Cure Night

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Racing Resumes at Mercer Raceway Park on American Cancer Society Racing for a Cure Night; Fireworks; and Bicycle Give Away Story By: Lou Long/Mercer Raceway Park Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Mercer, PA July 13, 2017-  After a short summer vacation, the racing community will assemble again at Mercer Raceway Park on July 15 for an exciting Saturday Night Live! program featuring some of the area's best cars and stars. It will be Racing for a Cure night, too, so the American Cancer Society will be on hand to help celebrate the life of Karl Henning, a long-time member of the Dionise…

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Only Modified Event Of 2017 At Susquehanna Set For Sunday, July 30

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Not The Same Old Show: Only Modified Event Of 2017 At Susquehanna Set For Sunday, July 30; Short Track Super Series Event Offers $10,000 To Win! Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com NEWBERRYTOWN, PA – Tired of the same old show, race fans? Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 30! The rejuvenated Susquehanna Speedway is set to host its only big-block/small-block Modified event of the 2017 season when the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP invades the racy Central PA oval for the 16th annual York County Nationals. Not only is the STSS visit…

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Regional Barriers Broken Down Sunday At Big Diamond Speedway For SSTS Civil War

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Regional Barriers Broken Down Sunday At Big Diamond Speedway ‘Anthracite Assault’ As Northeast’s Best Converge For STSS Showdown Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – Regional barriers will be erased on Sunday (July 16) at Big Diamond Speedway. Drivers from both the Halmar International North Region and Velocita-USA South Region converge at the Coal Region facility when the annual Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP ‘Anthracite Assault’ takes center stage. A lucrative payout – more than $25,000 total – is set for the STSS Modifieds: $5,000 to the winner, $1,000 for…

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TWO NASCAR MODIFIED FEATURES AT GRANDVIEW THIS SATURDAY

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TWO TP TRAILERS NASCAR MODIFIED FEATURES PART OF A.D.MOYER LUMBER NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW THIS SATURDAY, SPORTSMAN AND BRC LATE MODELS JOIN THE ACTION Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 12, 2017 . . . After nine Saturday nights of T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified stock car racing at Grandview Speedway there have been no repeat winners. In fact two of the top three in the Modified point standings have yet to win a feature. Jeff Strunk, a ten time champion, goes into the Saturday racing program leading Craig VonDohren by just four points and…

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$10 General Admission night July 22 at Mahoning Valley Speedway

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$10 General Admission night July 22 at Mahoning Valley Speedway Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 7-11-17) Mahoning Valley Speedway promoter Floyd Santee has always had the best interest at heart for his fans and race teams. He strives to present a good, quality program but knows that there are times when a race promoter must take that extra step to show appreciation for the support that comes their way each week. To show his thanks, Santee is cutting back the grandstand gate admission on Saturday, July 22 to $10 for a six division…

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Kutztown’s Action Track USA Set to Honor Kenny Brightbil

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On July 19, Kutztown's Action Track USA Set to Honor Kenny Brightbill for 50 Years in Motorsports Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - He is one of the best race drivers - ever - to come from Berks County, and certainly one of the top drivers in history to hail from Pennsylvania. And, on Wednesday, July 19 (fitting because for many years, that was and is currently his car number) the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds is planning to honor Kenny Brightbill. The 2017 season marks Brightbill's 50th season in…

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Kressley Conquers Georgie Stevenson Memorial

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Kressley Conquers Georgie Stevenson Memorial Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com Brett Kressley took home the $4,000 payday Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway for the annual Georgie Stevenson Memorial in Minersville, P.A. Kressley opened the evening with a heat race win in the No.19k, which lined him up on the pole for the 30-lap main event. “We jumped out to an early lead,” Kressley said. “We had a good lead until the caution came out on lap five which tightened everyone back up.” After a red flag the race was able to get back underway and…

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STRUNK HAS 4 POINT EDGE OVER VONDOHREN IN GRANDVIEW CHAMPIONSHIP CHASE

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STRUNK HAS 4 POINT EDGE OVER VONDOHREN IN MODIFIED CHAMPIONSHIP CHASE, SCHUTZ ON TOP IN LATE MODELS AND BRIAN HIRTHLER LEADS SPORTSMAN STANDINGS AT GRANDVIEW 22 DIFFERENT FEATURE WINNERS AMONGST 116 DIFFERENT RACERS IN 2017 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 9, 2017 . . . Shooting for an 11th NASCAR TP Trailers 358 Modified championship at Grandview Speedway, Boyertown, PA’s Jeff Strunk sits on top of the point standings with just a 4 point edge over Craig VonDohren. Strunk has 2464 tallies and one feature win while VonDohren, a nine time champion,…

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ACTION TRACK USA RACES BACK INTO THE KUTZTOWN FAIRGROUNDS THIS WEDNESDAY

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ACTION TRACK USA RACES BACK INTO THE KUTZTOWN FAIRGROUNDS THIS WEDNESDAY, JULY 12; 600 SPRINTS CHALLENGE FOR $1,000 TO WIN Story By: Jay Dugan/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com KUTZTOWN, PA (July 9, 2017) – Absence makes the heart grow fonder, and no one misses racing action more than fans of JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA. Thankfully for them, they’ll get the chance to race back into Action Track USA this Wednesday, July 12, when the roar of racing engines will once again fill the Kutztown Fairgrounds. A full card of racing action is presented by AEI Equipment Inc. in Tamaqua,…

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Beers Fends Off Young Guns at Mahoning

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They tried but the young guns were no match for Eric Beers: Mike Sweeney notch 50th career Late Model win Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 7-8-17) Eric Beers outdueled a pair of young guns to take the lead and then held off top contender Kris Graver for his second Modified win of the year. Front row starter Ely and Strohl remained in that order when the 35-lap event got going while eighth starting Beers joined them after a lap two restart. Then began an intensely contested battle. Ely led the pack while Strohl and…

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SMOKE ON THE HILL SET FOR GRANDVIEW

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LEVAN MACHINE AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT present SMOKE ON THE HILL. . . . . . . TONY STEWART & RICO ABREU TO RACE WITH ALL STAR SPRINTS AT GRANDVIEW THURSDAY, AUGUST 17 Story By: Jay Dugan/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (July 7, 2017) – It all goes down at sundown, Thursday night, August 17 when two of the country’s most popular drivers head towards ‘The Hill’ in a special event of epic proportions as the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series continues at the Grandview Speedway. And yes, there will be, Smoke on the Hill.…

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Starks Scores Big At Williams Grove In Mitch Smith Memorial

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Trey Starks Scores Big At Williams Grove In Speedweek Mitch Smith Memorial Washington pilot etches name in oval records for first time Justin Weaver steals limited late models in final corner Story By: Shawn Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, PA – West Coast talent met East Coast history and prestige on Friday night as Puyallup, Washington’s Trey Starks picked up the $10,000 to win Mitch Smith Memorial for sprint cars at Williams Grove Speedway in a dominating performance. Starks wired the field for his first career Williams Grove victory that came in the biggest race to be…

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Kressley Wins First-Ever Stevenson Memorial

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Brett Kressley Wins First-Ever Stevenson Memorial At Big Diamond Speedway Track Breaks Rainout Streak; Pays Tribute To Recently lost family members Story By: Shawn Wood/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com FORESTVILLE, PA. -- For once, Mother Nature gave race fans at Big Diamond Speedway a break. An early-evening shower could not stop Big Diamond Speedway from celebrating the 37th running of the Stevenson Memorial on a night when the track remembered not only Georgie and his father George, but the loss of five of the speedway’s racing family members over the past few weeks. Brett Kressley scored his first…

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$10,000 Winner’s Share Set For SSTS York County Nationals Sunday, July 30 At Susquehanna Speedway

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Lucrative $10,000 Winner’s Share Set For York County Nationals Sunday, July 30 At Susquehanna Speedway For Short Track Super Series Modifieds Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com NEWBERRYTOWN, PA – In 2016, it went down as the “race of the season” for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP. In 2017, it will be the richest. On Sunday, July 30, the STSS Velocita-USA South Region descends on Susquehanna Speedway, the Newberrytown, Pa., facility rejuvenated by owner Scott Gobrecht and general manager Kolten Gouse. The 50-lap York County Nationals will offer $10,000 to the…

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Outlaws vs. Posse at Williams Grove Speedway Summer Nationals

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The Battle Continues World of Outlaws vs. PA Posse at Williams Grove Speedway Summer Nationals Story By: Colby Gornewicz/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - July 6, 2017 - The stage is set once again for rounds five and six of the World of Outlaws versus the Pennsylvania Posse battle of 2017. The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series heads into enemy territory on Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22 at Williams Grove Speedway for the Champion Racing Oil Summer Nationals. So far in 2017 the Outlaws have landed the first three punches in as many races…

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Short Track Super Series Civil War Goes Down At Diamond

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It’s “North vs. South” Sunday, July 16: Short Track Super Series ‘Anthracite Assault’ Combination Event Set For Big Diamond Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr. & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – It’s a Modified “Civil War” on Sunday, July 16 at Big Diamond Speedway. Who will prevail? The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP invades the Coal Region of Pennsylvania for the annual ‘Anthracite Assault’ pitting the Halmar International North Region stars vs. the Velocita USA South Region talent in a 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified showdown paying $5,000 to win, $1,000 for…

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Pauch Racing Recap 7/5/17

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Pauch Racing Recap 7/5/17 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Kovacs & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Pauch Racing Team produced four top-ten finishes over the holiday weekend. Billy Pauch Jr. opened the weekend at New Egypt Speedway on Saturday night. Due to a strong storm that hit, forcing a delay at the track, the modifieds didn’t run any heat races. They lined the feature up by handicapping. Pauch Jr. lined up on the inside of the ninth row for the main event. “We were able to drive our way to the front and finish second,” Jr. said. “It was a…

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KYLE LARSON HOLDS OFF THE POSSE’S FINEST @ GRANDVIEW

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KYLE LARSON HOLDS OFF THE PENNSYLVANIA POSSE’S FINEST. . . . WINS THUNDER SERIES PA SPRINT FEATURE AS DUANE HOWARD TOPS 43 CAR MODIFIED FIELD Story By: Jay Dugan/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (July 4, 2017) -- On a Fourth of July celebration of speed, Kyle Larson wowed a jam-packed NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series crowd and claimed his third straight Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Car Speedweek victory, while Duane Howard scored the win in the NASCAR Modified 30-lap event at the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday Night in an event presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings…

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BIG NIGHT OF RACING AT GRANDVIEW THIS COMING SATURDAY

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BIG NIGHT OF RACING AT GRANDVIEW FEATURES TWO FEATURES FOR SPORTSMAN, FIRECRACKER 40 FOR BRC LATE MODELS AND TP TRAILERS MODIFIED FEATURE SATURDAY WHO WILL ADD THEIR NAME TO THE GROWING LIST OF FEATURE WINNERS? Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JULY 5, 2017 . . . The popular BRC Late Model stock cars will be the featured attraction at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night as they take part in the annual Firecracker 40 offering $2000 plus a couple of perks from TP Trailers and Truck Equipment along with VP Racing Fuels to the…

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Kyle Larson Earns First Central PA Victory

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Kyle Larson Earns First Central PA Victory Story By: Mandee Pauch/Fred Rahmer Promotions Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Spring Run, PA – July 3, 2017 – The Elk Grove, C.A. native, Kyle Larson, crossed a victory off of his bucket list Sunday evening at Path Valley Speedway for Fred Rahmer Promotions Pennsylvania Speedweek event in front of a standing room only crowd. The fourth annual Fred Rahmer Promotions event at the ¼-mile dirt track marked night three for Pennsylvania Speedweek. Tyler Walker and Brock Zearfoss led the 24-car field to the initial green flag for the 40-lap main event. Right from…

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‘Double D’ Takes Gobrecht Memorial At Lincoln

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DANNY DIETRICH HOLDS OFF DEWEASE AND ABREU FOR LINCOLN PENNSYLVANIA SPEEDWEEK WIN Story By: Wayne Harper / Lincoln Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco / Racersguide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – July 2, 2017 – Danny Dietrich continued to impress in Saturday night’s Pennsylvania Speedweek show at Lincoln Speedway, claiming the $7,000 to prize in the 18th Annual Kevin Gobrecht Memorial for 410 sprint cars. Time trials, qualifying, and an inversion of “6” for the feature placed Dietrich alongside Freddie Rahmer on the outside of of row two for the start. Outside front row starter Trey Starks led the first ten laps before…

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‘Fast Freddie’ Kicks Off Pa Speedweeks With Grove Victory

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FREDDIE RAHMER OPENS PENNSYLVANIA SPRINT CAR SPEEDWEEK WITH WILLIAMS GROVE VICTORY Story By: Shawn Brouse / Williams Grove Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco / Racersguide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA –July 1, 2017-  Freddie Rahmer grabbed the lead from TJ Stutts on lap 14 and went on to win the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek opener Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Rahmer, 21, of Salfordville, earned $5,000 for his third Grove win of the season. It was his first career Speedweek win. His dad has the most Speedweek wins with 30.  He also extended his point lead as he’s finished in the…

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CATCH HIM IF YOU CAN: TYLER WALKER MAKES GRANDVIEW RETURN

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TYLER WALKER RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY FOR THUNDER ON THE HILL SPRINT SPEEDWEEK ACTION Press Release By: Bob Miller / TOTH Series Media Photos By: George Steigerwalt / Racersguide.com BECHTESLVILLE, PA -JUNE 30, 2017– In 2011, it was Los Angeles, CA’s Tyler Walker sitting in Victory Lane for his second consecutive Grandview Speedway victory. In just one week, it could happen again at the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event  presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings at Grandview Speedway On Tuesday, July 4, the one-third-mile, high banked dirt track gains the spotlight for Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek…

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LARSON & KAHNE HEAD TO THE HILL IN SEARCH OF GRANDVIEW GLORY

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FROM NASCAR VICTORY LANE TO GRANDVIEW GLORY; KYLE LARSON & KASEY KAHNE PLAN TO TACKLE SPRINT CAR SPEEDWEEK ON TUESDAY, JULY 4 Story By: Bob Miller/Thunder On The Hill Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (JUNE 28, 2017) – The upper echelon of American racing -- NASCAR Cup Series drivers Kyle Larson and Kasey Kahne are heading back to their roots competing in the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event at Grandview Speedway on Tuesday, July 4. This event is presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings and will get underway at 7:30 PM with…

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Lernerville Speedway set for Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup

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Lernerville Speedway set for Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup Drivers look to cash in on big-payday Story By: Colby Gornewicz/WoO Sprint Cars Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - June 26, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series returns to Lernerville Speedway on Tuesday, July 18 for the 26th annual Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup. Amidst the 'Month of Money', The Silver Cup, one of the marquee events on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series schedule, takes on the high-banked, 4/10-mile oval in Sarver, PA. One of the most competitive events on the schedule, the…

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Jeff Strunk (Modified) & Dale Welty (Sportsman) Lead American Racer Cup

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Jeff Strunk (Modified) & Dale Welty (Sportsman) Lead American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Race Fuels Into Summer Stretch Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com INDIANA, PA – After a wet spring, the race for the 2017 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels heats up for its summer stretch. Jeff Strunk, representing his home track of Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pa., currently leads the Modified chase, while Dale Welty, a regular at the paper-clip-shaped Woodhull (N.Y.) Raceway, tops the Sportsman pursuit. The American Racer Cup got underway in mid-April. However, persistent rain has forced…

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Wolfe Rolls Over To Port Royal Victory

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Wolfe Comes Back From Rollover And 16th Starting Spot For Impressive Port Royal Sprints Victory Story By: Shawn Brouse / Port Royal Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco / Racersguide.com Port Royal –June 26, 2017-  Lucas Wolfe of Mechanicsburg came back from an opening lap rollover and a restart position of 16th to blast to his third 410 sprint car victory of the season at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, taking $3,200 for the win. In the 22-lap super late model main, Jim Yoder took the win aboard a car normally run by his son Dylan Yoder. In the…

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FRANEK STORMS FROM 12th TO WIN 3rd 360 SPRINT RACE

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TONY ADAMS, A.J. HOFFMAN & BRIAN JOHNSON ALL SCORE FIRST STOCK CAR WINS OF SEASON  Story By: Steve Inch / Selinsgrove Speedway Media Photos By: Jeff Stere / Racersguide.com Selinsgrove Pa.- June 26, 2017- The 360 Sprint cars had one week left to prepare before the big Firecracker 30 race at Selinsgrove Speedway coming up on July 1. Davie Franek of Wantage, N.J., proved he is more than ready. Franek charged from his 12th starting spot to pass race leader Eric Tomecek on lap 19 and go onto his third win of the season in the 25-lap 360 Sprint Car…

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DIETRICHS FINISH ONE, TWO IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINT CAR THRILLER

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Arnold first repeat winner in “358” sprints; Cullum two-for-two in All American Outlaws Story By: Bill Meyer / Lincoln Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco / Racersguide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – June 26, 2017 – It was a big night for the Dietrich family in a thriller Saturday at Lincoln Speedway. In the end, Danny Dietrich claimed his fifth win of the year over brother Billy and Freddie Rahmer in a three-car battle that went down to the finish. “That was freakin’ awesome! That’s some good racing there, ain’t it?,” said Dietrich after scoring his 36th career Lincoln win, “I used…

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Enduro’s, Demo’s, Micro Stocks and Champ Karts take on Mahoning Valley Speedway for Sunday, July 2 show

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Enduro’s, Demo’s, Micro Stocks and Champ Karts take on Mahoning Valley Speedway for Sunday, July 2 show Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 6-25-17) Enduro’s, Demo’s, Micro Stocks and Champ Karts are returning for a Sunday afternoon show at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway on July 2. Taking place at 2:00 pm, the speedway will present three classes of Enduro cars including Big, Small and Jr. along with two classes of Demo Derbies which will be Big and Small Car. The Enduro events will pay a minimum of $400 to win but depending on car…

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Brandon Overton and Brandon Sheppard claim the checkers during doubleheader

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Fireworks For Overton Brandon Overton and Brandon Sheppard claim the checkers during doubleheader Story By: Kayla May/ WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SARVER, Pa.- June 24, 2017- The 11th annual Firecracker 100 was combined for one huge event on Saturday with back-to-back World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series action at the famed 4/10-mile oval- Lernerville Speedway. The afternoon matinee included a full show with a 30-lap feature which then lead to the main events later that evening- the Uncle Sam 30 and the Firecracker 100. Firecracker 100 is Overton's Flair Brandon Overton claimed the biggest win of his career…

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410 SPRINTS & 358 MODIFIEDS AT GRANDVIEW TUESDAY, JULY 4

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INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION . . . . . 410 SPRINTS & 358 MODIFIEDS MAKE THUNDER ON THE HILL AT GRANDVIEW TUESDAY, JULY 4 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (JUNE 24, 2017) – The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series returns to the Grandview Speedway Tuesday night, July 4 when the annual Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series invades the Hill. The 358 Modifieds will also be on the race card presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings. Gates open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM. Advance tickets may be reserved…

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Twice Is Nice For Tim Buckwalter in Action Track USA’s Ronnie Tobias Memorial

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Twice Is Nice For Tim Buckwalter in Action Track USA's Ronnie Tobias Memorial on 6/21 Drevicki, Swavely, & J. Silfee Also Notch Victories In Five Feature Program Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - Just in case folks could not see it over the past few years, this Tim Buckwalter fella is making two things perfectly clear this season: 1) he is pretty doggone talented, no matter what type of racing machine he is buckled into and; 2) he sure knows the fast way around the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds.…

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SPRINT CARS HEADLINE SATURDAY’S BECHTELSVILLE CAR WASH NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW

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SPRINT CARS HEADLINE SATURDAY’S BECHTELSVILLE CAR WASH NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN LOOK TO ADD NEW FEATURE WINNERS TO THE LIST OF 20 WINNERS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 22, 2017 . . . The excitement of Sprint car racing action will be part of the Bechtelsville Auto Wash tripleheader show at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night. This will be a first time appearance for the popular Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series racers. And eyes will also be on the TP Trailers 358 Modifieds and Sportsman stock car racers as the two divisions…

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Hodnett Goes For Pennsylvania Speedweek Repeat at Path Valley

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Hodnett Goes For Pennsylvania Speedweek Repeat at Path Valley Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SPRING RUN, P.A. – JUNE 21, 2017 – Fred Rahmer Promotions will once again host the third race of the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek on Sunday, July 2 at Path Valley Speedway. The big event will showcase a 30-lap Sprint Car A-Main paying out a hefty $5,000 to the winner plus a $2,000 25-lap 600cc Micro Sprint feature. Last years Pennsylvania Speedweek winner, Greg Hodnett, is among the drivers looking to take home grand prize. Hodnett, who ran a hard-fought battle last year…

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