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Williams Grove Opener Is One Month Away

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Williams Grove Opener Is One Month Away Sunday, March 11 Sprints-Only Program Will Lift Curtain On 2018 Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Just one month remains until the 2018 season opener at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday afternoon, March 11, featuring the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars. A 2 pm starting time is slated for the sprints-only program that will find the high-flying sprinters competing in a 25-lap main paying $3,600 to win. Thomasville’s Greg Hodnett is the defending opening day winner at Williams Grove Speedway. Hodnett went on to claim a total…

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Tim Buckwalter & Dylan Hoch Cash In On Kutztown Titles

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Kutztown's Action Track USA Honors 2017 Champions; Tim Buckwalter & Dylan Hoch Cash In On Their Titles Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Action Track USA Kutztown, PA - A pair of point titles, along with a National SpeedSTR Championship were among Tim Buckwalter's many accomplishments during the 2017 racing season. All of the hard-earned success had him pinching himself (to make sure it really happened) at Friday night's Championship Energy Action Track USA Awards Banquet at the Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie, Pa. "Yeah, at times it's almost hard to believe, but you have to start…

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RULE CHANGES RELEASED FOR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW

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A FEW RULE CHANGES RELEASED FOR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 24, 2018 . . . With the new season of weekly stock car racing at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway a few rule changes have been announced as a result of a recent rules meeting. Late Model stock cars racing at the one-third-mile, banked clay Bechtelsville oval will now be able to us any CFM Holley style carburetor. All 602 and 604 Crate engine Sportsman cars with aluminum or steel wheels must weight 2,300, a weight reduction…

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12TH USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES EASTERN STORM THURSDAY, JUNE 14

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TO OPEN. . . 12TH USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES EASTERN STORM THURSDAY, JUNE 14 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA – One of the hottest tickets of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill season, the wingless warriors of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Championship kick off their only East Coast tour at Grandview Speedway on Thursday night, June 14. The tradition continues as the Thunder Series opens this wildly popular annual tour. In 2007, Thunder on the Hill special events promoter, Bob Miller and the Rogers Family, brought the…

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SATURDAY NIGHT STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW AGAIN WILL HAVE RCN-TV COVERAGE

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SATURDAY NIGHT STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AGAIN WILL HAVE RCN-TV COVERAGE; SPONSORS GAIN EXPOSURE AS A RESULT OF TV Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 19, 2018 . . . Lehigh Valley, PA’s RCN/TV will offer television coverage of six dates of Saturday night stock car racing at Grandview Speedway five of them NASCAR sanctioned. This will mark the 18th consecutive season that RCN has offered the Saturday action to their viewers. RCN has offered auto racing coverage from area speedways for 39 years going back to the days of the now…

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VP RACING FUELS SIGNS ON TO SPONSOR BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW

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VP RACING FUELS SIGNS ON TO SPONSOR BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL AT GRANDVIEW APRIL 7 WINNER GETS $7500, EVERYONE TAKING THE GREEN IN THE FEATURE WILL EARN $1,000 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 17, 2018 . . . VP Racing Fuels will be the sponsor of the first Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker race at Grandview Speedway on April 7th. The big and small block Modified stock car race, going 50 laps, will pay $7500 to the winner and an attention grabbing $1000 to take the green and be one of the 24 starters.…

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Action Track Teams With Championship Energy Group For 2018 And Beyond

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Action Track Teams With Championship Energy Group For 2018 Racing Season And Beyond... Story By: Barry Angstadt/Championship Energy Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - It just makes sense, as in dollars and "cents". Championship Energy Group, located in Reading, Pennsylvania is a local affiliate of Stream Energy, a national energy company. The insanely intense competition at Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds has often been described as "electrifying". So it's only natural that a national electricity supplier and a spark-igniting speedway, one that has been a lightning rod of excitement for racers and fans, strike…

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“Monster” Schedule planned for 2018 at Big Diamond Speedway

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“Monster” Schedule planned for 2018 at Big Diamond Speedway   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The 2018 season at the Big Diamond Speedway is shaping up to be its biggest season ever with a plethora of special events planned for the Minersville, PA oval. Track promoter Jake Smulley has been working hard over the winter months to bring the fans a schedule that they can get excited about for the upcoming year. Highlighting the season’s events will be the first ever appearance of the All-Star Monster Truck Tour and as always, the $10,000 to win…

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ALLENTOWN TQ MIDGET WIN GOES TO NY DIRT SPRINT CAR STANDOUT SCOTT KREUTTER

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ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES NIGHT TWO THREE QUARTER MIDGET WIN GOES TO NY DIRT SPRINT CAR STANDOUT SCOTT KREUTTER; DANNY BUCCAFUSCA BESTS SLINGSHOT FIELD Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 7, 2018 . . . Scott Kreutter of Buffalo, N.Y., won his first career Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Three Quarter (TQ) Midget feature Saturday night inside Allentown's PPL Center Arena in front of a good crowd. The versatile driver, who does most of his outdoor racing on dirt in Central New York behind the wheel of a 360 Sprint Car,…

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SCHEDULE FOR 56TH CONSECUTIVE SEASON OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCED

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SCHEDULE FOR 56TH CONSECUTIVE SEASON OF AUTO RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCED Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 6, 2018 . . . An ambitious schedule of more than three dozen events has been announced for the 2018 auto racing season at Grandview Speedway. The one-third-mile, banked clay track located in Bechtelsville, PA will be offering its 56th consecutive season of auto racing and there will be a variety of events. T.P.Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Late Models will pretty much be the regular Saturday night attraction with Blast From the Past Vintage…

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BONSIGNORE CLAIMS OPENING NIGHT ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES TQ MIDGET CHECKERED

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JUSTIN BONSIGNORE CLAIMS OPENING NIGHT ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET CHECKERED; CALE ROSS IS CHAMP KART WINNER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Allentown Indoor Race Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 6, 2018 . . . NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series competitor Justin Bonsignore of Holtsville, Long Island, N.Y., raced his way to the win in the first Ironton Telephone Allentown, Pa., Three Quarter (TQ) Midget feature of the weekend Friday night. The race was the first of the three event Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels. Bonsigore also earned the E.F. Schneider & Son…

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BRUCE AND THERESA ROGERS TO BE INDUCTED INTO EASTERN MOTORSPORT PRESS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME

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BRUCE AND THERESA ROGERS TO BE INDUCTED INTO EASTERN MOTORSPORT PRESS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 5, 2017 . . . Two of the most respected people in the short track auto racing business will be honored by the Eastern Motorsport Press Association on January 13th. Theresa Rogers along with her late husband Bruce will be inducted into the EMPA Hall of Fame joining other major figures in the sport. Bruce helped his father, Forrest, build the one-third-mile, banked Grandview Speedway which opened in 1963. The popular track will…

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THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES RELEASES 2018 DATES

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29TH THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES RELEASES 2018 DATES; NAPA AUTO PARTS, LEVAN MACHINE AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT, PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS RETURN AS SPONSORS Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com In the early summer of 1990, Modified and Sprint Car driving sensation Dave Kelly brought together Grandview Speedway owners Bruce and Theresa Rogers with local racing publicist Bob Miller, with the idea of presenting a 410 sprint car event at the popular track "on the hill". In August of that year, the very first Thunder on the Hill event took place, a stand-alone, one division 410 sprint car…

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Plenty of 2018 Schedule Highlights; More Sunday Dates for Kutztown’s Action Track USA

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Plenty of 2018 Schedule Highlights; More Sunday Dates for Kutztown's Action Track USA Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - If distance and/or job-related commitments have prevented some racers and fans from attending events at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA in Kutztown, then 2018 is definitely starting out on the right foot for those folks. The new season at the Kutztown Fairgrounds oval will see just about all of its first half scheduled on Sunday evenings as opposed to the previous norm of Wednesday nights. After the traditional two-week break for the annual Folk…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES WEEKEND FORECAST: TOASTY IN THE SEATS, RED HOT ACTION ON THE TRACK

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ALLENTOWN PPL CENTER INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES WEEKEND FORECAST: TOASTY IN THE SEATS, RED HOT ACTION ON THE TRACK Story By: Ernie Saxton/Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 3, 2018 . . . “Warm and comfortable, with no chance of snow.” That’s the forecast for inside Allentown’s PPL Center for this weekend’s Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP season opener on Friday and Saturday, January 5th and 6th. “There will be no place better to be this weekend in the northeast than inside the PPL Center to watch some great racing action,” said Len Sammons,…

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Williams Grove Speedway Releases 33-date 2018 Schedule Of Events

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Williams Grove Speedway Releases 33-date 2018 Schedule Of Events Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com   Mechanicsburg, PA – Williams Grove Speedway has released its 2018 schedule of events featuring 33 race dates, all which include the powerful Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars. The 2018 season opener featuring the 410 sprints only is slated for Sunday afternoon, March 11 at 2 pm. The Sunday opener is the first such slated opening date since back in 2008. A total of four season dates for the always-popular super late models has been slated including the return of the…

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TED CHRISTOPHER TRIBUTE PLANNED FOR ALLENTOWN

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TED CHRISTOPHER TRIBUTE PLANNED FOR ALLENTOWN, SPECIAL TC CUP TO BE PRESENTED TO INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES CHAMPIONS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff ALLENTOWN, PA January 1, 2018 . . . Drivers entered in this weekend’s Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP 2018 opener at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa. will have extra incentives to succeed. Drivers in three divisions who will be running over two days in the Ironton Telephone/ Avaya sponsored events, Friday and Saturday January 5 and 6, will be racing not only for purse money offered but…

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ANDRETTI SET TO TEST A TQ MIDGET AT ALLENTOWN

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ANDRETTI SET TO TEST A THREE QUARTER MIDGET AT ALLENTOWN PPL CENTER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Allentown Indoor Race Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff ALLENTOWN, PA December 28, 2017 . . . IndyCar star Marco Andretti will be an interested spectator at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa., on Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6 when the Ironton Telephone/ Avaya Indoor Auto Racing fueled by VP events are held. Marco, a third-generation racer from the legendary Andretti family from nearby Nazareth, will be a spectator for the Indoor Auto Racing Series event but plans to test drive a Three Quarter (TQ)…

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Selinsgrove World Series of Dirt Racing Slated For October 11-14

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World Series of Dirt Racing Slated For October 11-14 One of the East Coast's Biggest Events - Ever - Coming to Selinsgrove Speedway Story By: Barry Angstadt/World Series of Dirt Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Myerstown, PA - The month of October is typically stocked with big, end of the season races. In 2018, there will be a new addition to the list of big money events...and this one will knock your socks off! Action Track USA's Rich Tobias and Doug Rose are teaming up with Selinsgrove Speedway's Mike Heffner to present the first World Series of…

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DIRT TRACK MODIFIED ACE DANNY BOUC ENTERS 2018 INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES

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DIRT TRACK MODIFIED ACE DANNY BOUC ENTERS 2018 INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET EVENTS STARTING WITH ALLENTOWN, PA ON JANUARY 5-6, 2018 Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff ALLENTOWN, PA December 20, 2017 . . . Danny Bouc, a three time dirt Modified Stock Car feature winner at New Egypt Speedway in 2017 and the third ranked driver in season standings, has filed an entry for the Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP. Bouc will be in the Three Quarter (TQ) Midget field beginning with the Ironton Telephone Allentown races on January 5-6, 2018…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway 2017 Champions Crowned At Awards Banquet

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Mahoning Valley Speedway 2017 Champions Crowned At Awards Banquet Story By: DINO OBERTO/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/Mahoning Valley Speedway (NORTHAMPTON, PA. 12-16-17) Mahoning Valley Speedway officially honored the 2017 division champions as well as others in various categories during the track’s Annual Awards Banquet held Saturday evening at the Northampton Community Center in Northampton. Heading the list of titlists was Brian DeFebo who staked claim to his first Mahoning Modified title and seventh overall driving championship. DeFebo got his season off the a great start by winning on Opening Day and added four more victories after all was said and…

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SEVEN ASPIRING TEENAGE INDOOR TQ MIDGET DRIVERS SET TO CHALLENGE FOR VICTORY AT ALLENTOWN

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WILL YOUTH BE SERVED? SEVEN ASPIRING TEENAGE INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET DRIVERS SET TO CHALLENGE FOR VICTORY AT ALLENTOWN JANUARY 5-6,2018 Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA December 15, 2017 . . . Eight talented teenagers are among the 50 TQ Midget competitors who have entered the 2018 Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP that will begin it’s season on Friday and Saturday, January 5th and 6th inside Allentown, Pa.’s PPL Center. Each of these young drivers are confident of success - despite what is certain to be the toughest competition they will have yet faced…

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VP RACING FUELS RETURN AS SPONSOR FOR SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING EVENTS AT GRANDVIEW

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VP RACING FUELS RETURN AS SPONSOR FOR SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING EVENTS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA December 15, 2017. . . With the 56th season of stock car racing scheduled to get underway at Grandview Speedway on March 31st interest is already growing in the NASCAR sanctioned Saturday night racing action which will once again feature the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Late Models and Sportsman stock cars. The annual free-to-the-public practice session will kick things off on Saturday, March 31st at noon. And Saturday, April 7th, will feature the Bruce Rogers Memorial, a 75-lapper, for big and…

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TQ MIDGET TEAMS, CAR BUILDERS RAMP UP FOR INDOOR SUCCESS: SERIES BEGINS JAN. 5-6 IN ALLENTOWN

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THREE QUARTER MIDGET TEAMS, CAR BUILDERS RAMP UP FOR INDOOR SUCCESS: SERIES BEGINS JAN. 5-6 IN ALLENTOWN, PA Story By: Steve Barrick/Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr. & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA December 11, 2017 . . . Car owners and Three Quarter (TQ) Midget chassis builders are completing their efforts for the annual Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series Fueled by VP,  which kicks off on Friday and Saturday night, January 5th and 6th inside Allentown, Pa.’s PPL Center for the Ironton Telephone sponsored events. In recent months more new cars have been built and race proven machines stripped and re-engineered than ever before. Every team…

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PORT ROYAL 2018 SCHEDULE DOTTED WITH HUGE EVENTS

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PORT ROYAL 2018 SCHEDULE DOTTED WITH HUGE EVENTS Speedweek Featured On July 4 & 7, 358 Sprints Return To Oval, NUSLMS On Weikert Weekend Story By: Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The 2018 Port Royal Speedway schedule of events is taking shape with numerous high-profile events dotting the slate of events. Opening day is slated for Saturday, March 10 at 5 pm featuring the 410 sprints and the super late models. The All Stars Circuit of Champions Keith Kauffman Classic will pump up the month of April on Saturday the 14th followed by the…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway 2018 Opener set for April 7

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Mahoning Valley Speedway 2018 Opener set for April 7 Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 12-10-17) Mahoning Valley Speedway is excited to announce that Opening Day 2018 is set for Saturday, April 7, which follows four Test and Tune days on March 17-18-24-31. Now under new management led by promoter Jack Carlino, he and his organizational staff have been busy preparing the upcoming season schedule while also working on a host of other new items and promotions. The weekly action will once again consist of Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and…

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T.P. TRAILERS & TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURNS FOR SEVENTH SEASON AS SPONSOR AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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T.P. TRAILERS & TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURNS FOR SEVENTH SEASON AS A MAJOR SPONSOR OF NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY; 33 FEATURE WINNERS EARN REWARDS FROM T.P. Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA December 2, 2017 . . . The NASCAR racing season at Grandview Speedway produced some of the most competitive racing seen in years. No less than 33 different drivers earned feature wins with 14 drivers winning T.P. Trailers NASCAR Modified feature victories earning an extra $250 each time they went to victory lane. In the Sportsman division there were 12 different winners and…

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BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL WILL KICK OFF SEASON AT GRANDVIEW

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FIRST ANNUAL BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL WILL KICK OFF RACING SEASON AT GRANDVIEW FREEDOM 76 SET FOR SEPTEMBER 15, SEASON TICKETS ON SALE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA November 25, 2017 . . . The man who, along with his father Forrest, built Grandview Speedway will be remembered with the 1st Annual Bruce Rogers Memorial on Saturday, April 7th with a 75 lap race featuring both Big and Small Block Modifieds. The race will pay $7,500 to win. For 55 years Rogers with support from his wife Theresa and in recent year’s family members operated the one-third-mile,…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway Late Model champion Mike Sweeney is once again Northeast region’s top class winner

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Mahoning Valley Speedway Late Model champion Mike Sweeney is once again Northeast region’s top class winner Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com It’s almost becoming second nature for Nesquehoning’s Mike Sweeney, who, for the third consecutive year, has been the leader in asphalt Late Model wins. According to the annual compiling of the Top Northeast Winners list by Area Auto Racing News, Sweeney’s 10 feature victories put him at the pinnacle of his respective class for 2017. It is a feat that he repeated from last season and in 2015 was tied for number one. “It’s definitely…

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MONTIETH CLAIMS SIXTH LINCOLN TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP

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MONTIETH CLAIMS SIXTH TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINTS; Adrian Shaffer earns first Lincoln title in 358 sprint division Story By: Lincoln Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK, PA, 11/18/17 - Lincoln Speedway track champions were recognized and special year-end awards were handed out at the Wyndham Garden York Hotel Saturday night, November 18th. The top ten finishers in the season-long point series for both sprint car divisions were recognized and special awards were distributed in the annual awards banquet, which officially closed the 2017 racing season. MONTIETH WINS TWICE TO CLAIM SIXTH LAWRENCE CHEVROLET TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP Phoenixville’s Brian…

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Short Track Super Series Modifieds Set To Debut At Port Royal Speedway In 2018

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Short Track Super Series Modifieds Set To Debut At Port Royal Speedway In 2018; Speed Showcase Set For Friday, October 12 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff PORT ROYAL, PA – The rumble of Modifieds returns to Port Royal Speedway in 2018. For the first time in more than 30 years, the rejuvenated fairgrounds facility known as the ‘Speed Palace’ will play host to a Modified race. The 2018 return will be sanctioned by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco as part of the tour’s Velocita-USA South Region. The event is planned for Friday night, October…

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Williams Grove Speedway To Host Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series Finale

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Williams Grove Speedway To Host Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series Finale June 8 super late model series program to crown Tri-Track Series champion Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – In the absence of an overall Late Model Speedweek Series in 2018, Williams Grove Speedway will take part in the three-race Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series presented by KRS Grahics, on Friday, June 8, 2018. The Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series presented by KRS Graphics will crown the three-race series champion at the Williams Grove Speedway program in early June. Other tracks in the three-race…

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Boehm Boys dominate Mahoning Valley Speedway Enduros to close out season

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Boehm Boys dominate Mahoning Valley Speedway Enduros to close out season Story & Photo By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway LEHIGHTON, PA. 11-5-17 -  Mahoning Valley Speedway closed out the 2017 season on Sunday afternoon with a program of Enduros and Demo Derbies. Considering the wet and damp conditions, the Enduros proved quite entertaining to say the least while in typical Demo fashion it was a slam bang affair of metal mashing and mudslinging. There were three Enduros run, a Big Car, Small Car and Jr. Car class but amazingly the same vehicle won each feature. Brothers Jacob and Cody Boehm…

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Mahoning Valley Closes Out 2017 Season With Sunday, November 5 Show

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Mahoning Valley closes out 2017 season with Sunday, November 5 show…Demo Derby, Enduro, Champ Karts, All-Star Slingshots and Micro Stocks Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Mahoning Valley Speedway will close out the 2017 season this coming Sunday, November 5 with a program of Enduros, Demos, Karts and Slingshots. Scheduled for the 2:00 pm start will be a Big/Small/Jr. Enduro features. Additional feature events will be Champ Karts, All-Star Slingshots and Micro Stocks. A big Car and Small Car Demo Derby will take place in the infield. If 20 or more cars are entered in each Demo Derby they will…

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DEWEASE WINS SPRINT SHOWDOWN AT SUSQUEHANNA

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LANCE DEWEASE WINS SPRINT SHOWDOWN AT SUSQUEHANNA October 30, 2017 Story By: Brad Vores/Susquehanna Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Lance Dewease survived some mid-race drama with Logan Schuchart before capturing the big $5,000 payday in Saturday’s 30-lap BAPS Auto Paints and Supplies 410 Sprint Showdown at Susquehanna Speedway. The event closed the curtain on the 2017 racing season at Susquehanna and in Central Pennsylvania. Chase Dietz dominated the 25-lap 358 Sprint car feature for his second win of the season. After setting quick time and winning the Dash, World of Outlaws regular Logan Schuchart took control of the 410 Sprint…

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Jones wins thrilling Octoberfast Mahoning Modified 200

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Bobby Jones wins thrilling Octoberfast Mahoning Modified 200…3-wide last lap run to checkers worth $6000 Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 10-28-17) Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Octoberfast 2017 will be an event long talked about as the 200 lap feature went right down to the wire in an electrifying finish. Bobby Jones won in a three-wide battle to the checkers and nipped Gene Bowers by just .007-seconds with Zane Zeiner right there as well. There was much anticipation in the lead up to the race, being the longest distance in track history for the headline…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway’s 2017 Octoberfast Weekend Is Upon Us

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Mahoning Valley Speedway’s 2017 Octoberfast weekend is this Saturday and Sunday Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 10-24-17) Mahoning Valley Speedway, the little ¼-mile oval is thinking big. Big as in Octoberfast 2017, which will be the biggest feature race day in track history. It will be the biggest payday and the biggest race distance ever for the headline Modifieds as they will run in a 200-lap feature with the winner netting $6000. Second place will earn $3000 and third takes $2000. Just taking the green in the 22 car field will get you…

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Zearfoss, Hodnett And Bishop Close Port Royal Season With Wins

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Zearfoss, Hodnett And Bishop Close Port Royal Season With Wins Story By: Port Royal Speedway Media Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. – With over 80 sprint cars in the pit area, Port Royal Speedway capped off the highly successful 2017 season on Saturday night with Brock Zearfoss, Greg Hodnett and Austin Bishop claiming the 410 sprint, URC sprint and 305 sprint mains, respectively. In the 25-lap 410 sprint main, polesitter Dylan Cisney beat Brock Zearfoss into the first turn only to see Zearfoss take the lead as the pair shot onto the backchute. The reigning 2017 track champion,…

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STILLWAGGON WINS MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT THUNDER ON THE HILL EVENT

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RYAN STILLWAGGON WINS MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT THUNDER ON THE HILL EVENT SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW  Story By: Erika Palmai-Wagner/MASS Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com Burlington, NJ native Ryan Stillwaggon added his name to the prestigious list of Thunder On The Hill Racing Series feature winners this past Saturday night at Grandview Speedway after winning the twenty-five lap $500 to win Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series event. Stillwaggon, who started alongside runner up Tim Tanner Jr. on the front row, led every lap and survived multiple cautions as well as heavy lapped traffic on his journey to victory lane. 2017 MASS champion Eddie Wagner, Austin Bishop and Dave Brown rounded out the top five. “I just want…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway will close out 2017 Octoberfast weekend, October 28-29

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Mahoning Valley Speedway will close out 2017 Octoberfast weekend, October 28-29 Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 10-17-17) Mahoning Valley Speedway’s regular point season came to a close this past Saturday evening but there still remains one more show to run, the annual Octoberfast. Taking place on Saturday, October 28, this event will go down in track history as the Modifieds will race for 200 laps and $6000-to-win. The distance and payout are both record amounts for the paved ¼-mile oval. For the 200 the Modified teams will be allotted six American Racer tires.…

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KRESSLEY DOMINATES HAUNTED HALLOWEEN ON ‘THE HILL

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BRETT ‘THE THREAT’ KRESSLEY DOMINATES HAUNTED HALLOWEEN ON ‘THE HILL. . . KRESSLEY, HIRTHLER, AND STILLWAGGON SCORE FIRST NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES WINS AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 14, 2017) – It was a spooky Halloween night, but there weren’t any tricks for Brett Kressley, as the 25-year-old scored his first NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series victory at the ‘Mods at the Madhouse Traffic Jam’ on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway. “This felt like the longest race of my life,” an elated –…

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Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Returns to Action This Saturday Night

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Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Returns to Action This Saturday Night Story By: Tim Moran/URC Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Capitol Renegade United Racing Club will return to action this Saturday night at the Port Royal Speedway. The last time the URC visited the Central PA track, Curt Michael and Greg Hodnett took home the checkered flags back in May. With Curt Michael on the verge of wrapping up his 10th United Racing Club Championship, look for the Bill Gallagher owned 5G up front battling with the best 360’s in the area including Hodnett, Wolfe, Whittall, Coyle, Stillwaggon, Weller, Locke…

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Schatz Downs ‘The Posse’ and Claims 19th Win of Season at Port Royal

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Donny Schatz Downs 'The Posse' and Claims 19th Win of Season at Port Royal Lance Dewease and Daryn Pittman come from row five to complete the podium Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA - October 14, 2017 - Donny Schatz passed Port Royal Speedway Track Champion, Brock Zearfoss on lap 18 and survived a late charge from Lance Dewease to extend his points lead atop the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Point Standings and score his 19th win of the season. Dewease and 10th starting Daryn Pittman completed the podium at Port Royal.…

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WHICH RACERS WILL BE REWARDED WITH LUCRATIVE MODS AT THE MADHOUSE TRAFFIC JAM

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TRICK OR TREAT HALLOWEEN PARTY THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRANDIVEW SPEEDWAY. . . . . . WHICH RACERS WILL BE REWARDED WITH LUCRATIVE MODS AT THE MADHOUSE TRAFFIC JAMPAYOFF Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 12, 2017) – “The first win is the hardest one to get,” a statement passed down from one race car driver to another as they battle it out wheel-to-wheel on the high banks of Grandview Speedway. A new group of drivers gets their shot this coming Saturday Night, October 14 (Raindate: October 15) at Grandview Speedway when NAPA Auto Parts…

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FREIBERGER EXCAVATING BRINGS EXTRA RUMBLE FOR OPEN INVITATION MASS TOTH FINALE

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FREIBERGER EXCAVATING BRINGS EXTRA RUMBLE FOR OPEN INVITATION MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES THUNDER ON THE HILL FINALE - $500 TO WIN MASS TWENTY-FIVE LAP FEATURE Story By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com This Saturday, October 14th, the Engler Machine and Tool Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series will be making their way for the final time this season to the high-banked Bechtelsville, PA famed Grandview Speedway. The Racesaver/IMCA sanctioned 305 Sprints will be one of three divisions competing during the Thunder on the Hill special events series “Triple Thunder Thriller”, along with the Big Block/Small Block Modifieds and Sportsman Modifieds. Unlike past…

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Freddie Rahmer And Kevin Nouse Earn Williams Grove Speedway Sprint Titles

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Freddie Rahmer And Kevin Nouse Earn Williams Grove Speedway Sprint Titles Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway closed its 2017 racing season on October 6 having crowned its season champions in both the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car division and the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint car division. At the age of 21, young Freddie Rahmer of Salfordville became the youngest driver to claim a Williams Grove Speedway track title since Bobby Davis Jr. accomplished the feat at age 20 back in 1983 while driving for Bob Weikert. It was…

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BILLY PAUCH EYES FIRST EVER THUNDER ON THE HILL MODIFIED WIN SATURDAY

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SET FOR HALLOWEEN PARTY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 BILLY PAUCH EYES FIRST EVER NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL MODIFIED WIN SATURDAY Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 8, 2017) – Legendary Billy Pauch has achieved many accomplishments in modified racing, winning features and championships at almost every race track in the Northeast. Pauch has won the prestigious Freedom 76 at Grandview and won eleven Thunder on the Hill sprint car feature events, but going into the Saturday night, October 14 Mods at the Madhouse 40 lap Traffic Jam, he is still looking…

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Brian DeFebo wins hotly contested Modified battle over Kris Graver

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Brian DeFebo wins hotly contested Modified battle over Kris Graver…takes point lead with one race to go Story By: DINO OBERTO/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 10-7-17) Mahoning Valley Speedway is known for close racing and thrilling outcomes and Saturday night’s Modified feature entailed all of that and more. In a race that had huge point championship implications on the line between Kris Graver and Brian DeFebo, the top two heading into the evening, the outcome was one that will be remembered for a long time as the pair dueled in a gun-slinging showdown on the final…

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Dietrich Swaps Lead With Campbell Seven Times In Final Laps To Close Grove Season

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Dietrich Swaps Lead With Campbell Seven Times In Final Laps To Close Grove Season With Sprints Win Bryan Bernheisel takes super late models Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Danny Dietrich came out on top of a furious battle with Matt Campbell during the last few laps to pick up the victory in Friday night’s season ending sprint car main at Williams Grove Speedway. And in the super late model main Bryan Bernheisel took the win over his father Jim Bernheisel to close out the season’s competition. Trying to pick up his second win…

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Don O’Neal and Mike Marlar on Front Row for Pittsburgher 100

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Don O'Neal and Mike Marlar on Front Row for Pittsburgher 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS IMPERIAL, PA (October 6, 2017) Don O'Neal and Mike Marlar will make-up the front row for the 29th Annual Pittsburgher 100 on Saturday night at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. The $20,000-to-win event will be proceeded by two 12 lap B-Mains. The other two Friday night heat race winners were Michael Norris and Josh Richards, who will start alongside each other in row number two of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event. Don O'Neal set a new track record in…

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