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THORSON REPEATS USAC MIDGET WIN AT LANCO

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THORSON REPEATS USAC MIDGET WIN AT LANCO! Story By: Richie Murray /USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Newmanstown, Pennsylvania.........One year ago at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway, Tanner Thorson needed all the heroics he could muster to pull off a last-lap, last corner pass to take the victory. In Tuesday night's third round of "Pennsylvania Midget Week" with the USAC Eastern Midgets presented by ARDC at the 1/8-mile bullring, it was a relative comfort cruise for Thorson as he led all 40 laps to take his second USAC National Midget victory of the year in his Keith Kunz-Curb-Agajanian Motorsports/JBL Audio…

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Morris & Blumenshine Score Big On Night One of Lanco’s Labor Day Shootout

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Morris & Blumenshine Score Big On Night One of Lanco's Labor Day Shootout Newmanstown, PA -  Night One of the Labor Day Shootout at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway opened with a bang on Saturday, as 161 Micro-Sprints took part in the festivities sponsored by Hyper Racing, West Fabrications, Kim's Kreations, and Jared Davis Motorsports, along with a plethora of associate and contingency sponsors.   James Morris, "the Real Deal from Reigelsville", emerged from a scintillating, race long battle with Jared Esh to score the $1,000 victory in the winged 600cc main event. Morris and Esh swapped the…

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T-Minus Two Days To Lanco’s Labor Day Shootout – Thursday’s Preview: The Invaders

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] T-Minus Two Days To Lanco's Labor Day Shootout - Thursday's Preview: The Invaders Newmanstown, PA - Among the multitude of brightly painted, methanol eating, fire breathing, ground pounding race cars that will grind the clay at Lanco's Labor Day Shootout this weekend will be several invaders, all looking to ride into the moonlit night with pockets stuffed full of Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway prize money. On Friday night at the Allentown Fair, Eric Church will be singing about "the Outsiders." Well, Chief, there will be no shortage of outsiders at the progressively banked oval near Newmanstown on September…

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Lots of Cash Awaits Racers At Lanco’s Labor Day Shootout This Weekend…The Countdown Has Begun

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Newmanstown, PA -  It's countdown time...T-Minus 5 days and counting...   Lanco's annual two day extravaganza of Micro-Sprint racing, taking place on September 5 and 6, is shaping up to be the biggest Labor Day Shootout in the history of Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway.   Two extremely lucrative main events - out of the seven high paying A-Mains that will be contested during the holiday weekend - highlight what will surely be an incredibly action packed and entertaining two nights of racing at the Newmanstown oval.   On Saturday night, September 5, the 270cc Micro-Sprints will take part…

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Swavely Rockets To Clyde Martin 600cc Win; Birthday Boy Lane Takes 270cc Victory on Saturday, 8/29

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Swavely Rockets To Clyde Martin 600cc Win; Birthday Boy Lane Takes 270cc Victory on Saturday, 8/29 Newmanstown, PA -  "Yeah, it's certainly been an up and down season. The last few weeks, the car just didn't have the drive we needed, and we weren't sure if it was the engine or the chassis. But I think we have it figured out now," said Jason Swavely on Saturday night, after the 600cc Micro-Sprint feature at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway.   Swavely and his family-run team definitely had their Heffner Construction/ Timmy's Shock Lab/ RTS No. 14 dialed in…

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This Year’s Labor Day Shootout Is Biggest Yet At Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway

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This Year's Labor Day Shootout Is Biggest Yet At Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway Newmanstown, PA -  When Lanco's annual two day extravaganza of Micro-Sprint racing takes place on September 5 and 6, it could be the biggest Labor Day Shootout in the history of Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway.   Two extremely lucrative main events - out of the seven high paying A-Mains that will be contested during the holiday weekend - highlight what will surely be an incredibly action packed and entertaining two nights of racing at the Newmanstown oval.   On Saturday night, September 5, the 270cc Micro-Sprints…

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Esh Wins 4th in Clyde Martin 600’s; Logeman Snaps Rutherford’s 270cc Win Streak on August 22nd

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Esh Wins 4th in Clyde Martin 600's; Logeman Snaps Rutherford's 270cc Win Streak on August 22nd Newmanstown, PA -  Jared Esh felt as though he "gave one away" on August 15, and he used that thought as motivation on Saturday night at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. And it worked...it really worked!   Esh blasted to his division leading fourth win of the season in the Worley & Obetz Green Energy 25-lap feature for the 600cc Micro-Sprints. Joining the Millersville, Pa. wheel-twister in victory lane were: Billy Logeman (270cc), Devin Adams (Sportsman), William Manotti (125cc), and Jarrett Imler…

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Spence Nips Esh In 600cc Thriller; Rutherford Unbeatable Right Now In Clyde Martin 270’s

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Newmanstown, PA -  You'd never know that Kyle Spence has only made a handful of starts in the 600cc Micro-Sprint Class.   On Saturday night, Spence captured his first 600cc winged victory at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. He also recorded a wingless triumph on July 4 and he notched a huge win (with a wing) at Greenwood Valley's Dream at the Green on August 1.   The driver from Bear, Delaware, made Saturday's victory an exciting one, launching off turn four on the final lap and just nipping Jared Esh at the line. The margin of victory…

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Huge Lanco Clyde Martin Memorial Race Wins to Panczner (600cc) & Rutherford (270cc) on July 25

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Huge Lanco Clyde Martin Memorial Race Wins to Panczner (600cc) & Rutherford (270cc) on July 25 Newmanstown, PA -  Elverson, Pa.'s Chris Panczner almost grabbed the brass ring a few years ago, but "I broke with a couple of laps to go while I was leading."   On Saturday night, Panczner gained redemption for that heart-breaking loss when he won the prestigious Clyde Martin Memorial Race for 600cc Micro-Sprints at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. As they have for the past several seasons, Gold Rush Trailer Sales presented the Clyde Martin Memorial Race under the Lanco banner.   The track's…

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Huge Lanco Clyde Martin Memorial Race Wins to Panczner (600cc) & Rutherford (270cc) on July 25

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Newmanstown, PA -  Elverson, Pa.'s Chris Panczner almost grabbed the brass ring a few years ago, but "I broke with a couple of laps to go while I was leading."   On Saturday night, Panczner gained redemption for that heart-breaking loss when he won the prestigious Clyde Martin Memorial Race for 600cc Micro-Sprints at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. As they have for the past several seasons, Gold Rush Trailer Sales presented the Clyde Martin Memorial Race under the Lanco banner.   The track's longest races of the year at 35 laps, the Memorial also offers double points…

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Swavely Scores 2nd Win In Clyde Martin 600’s; Rutherford Nets 270cc Victory On Mongoose Chassis Night

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Swavely Scores 2nd Win In Clyde Martin 600's; Rutherford Nets 270cc Victory On Mongoose Chassis Night Newmanstown, PA -  Saturday, July 18, on Mongoose Chassis Night, Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway somehow dodged a series of thunderstorms that rumbled through the central and eastern parts of the Keystone State, and there were at least five drivers who were very happy about that.   Jason Swavely picked up his second 600cc victory of the season in the evening's nightcap, and Mike Rutherford did likewise in the 270cc main event. Donna Geib also notched her second triumph of the 2015 campaign in…

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Kunkle Is 1st Time 600cc Winner; Ken Miller Sweeps Clyde Martin 270’s On Hickory Run Campground Night

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Newmanstown, PA -  Seven feature races highlighted the July 11 program at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway, and all seven had their own special storyliines.   Kutztown's Jarid Kunkle captured the 600cc Micro-Sprint main, while Ken Miller swept the two features for the 270cc division. David Ravel notched the Sportsman Class victory while Dave Grube and Jason Hehnly recorded the 125cc triumphs. Eddie Nocera was victorious in the main event for the 250cc Four-Stroke Micros.   The entire program was sponsored by Hickory Run Campground of Denver, PA.   The 270cc and 125cc divisions, in addition to running…

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Greth Is Lanco’s Star Spangled Havoc ARDC Winner; Spence Surprise 600cc Victor; Rutherford Claims 270cc Clash

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Photo Courtesy of Michael Fry Newmanstown, PA -  They said it couldn't be done.   "It's just too small for the Midgets," they said.   "It won't be a good race, and it could turn into a crash fest," they said.   Boy, were "they" wrong.   On the Fourth of July, the cars and stars of the American Racing Drivers Club made their first ever appearance at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway, competing in the Hyper Racing Star Spangled Havoc 30-lap main event. Racing in front of a full house of enthusiastic spectators, the ARDC Midgets produced…

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Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway Rained Out on June 27…

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  First Rain Out Of Season Occurs On What Was To Be A Very Special Night Of Racing... Newmanstown, PA -  Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway has postponed the Charlotte Hartman Memorial Race for 270's and the Slide at the Clyde 3 for the All Star Slingshots that were scheduled for June 27.   Those events will be made up on September 5 & 6, respectively, as part of the annual Labor Day Shootout at the Clyde. More details regarding those make up dates will be announced in the coming weeks. The 600cc, Sportsman, 125cc, and 250cc Four-Stroke races scheduled for…

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Star Spangled Havoc On July 4 Is ARDC’s First Appearance At Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway Wingless 600cc & 270cc Micro-Sprints Also On Spectacular Independence Day Card

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Star Spangled Havoc On July 4 Is ARDC's First Appearance At Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway Wingless 600cc & 270cc Micro-Sprints Also On Spectacular Independence Day Card Newmanstown, PA -  The American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) has been sanctioning Midget auto racing for the past 76 years. The Lanco Micro-Midget Racing Club has been in existence since 1957, presenting events for race cars that evolved from Micro-Midgets into current day Micro-Sprints. On the Fourth of July, 2015, the two clubs with so much successful history in their respective backgrounds will combine for the first ever visit by ARDC to Lanco's Clyde…

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Hehnly, Lengle, & Geib Beat The Rain At Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway on June 20

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Newmanstown, PA -  Lanco's officials did everything they could to beat the rain on Saturday night...they started a bit earlier than normal, didn't take an intermission, and skipped victory lane photos and interviews after the first three main events. But the wet stuff moved in with six laps complete in the 125cc feature, and the radar showed that it wouldn't end quickly. The rest of the show was postponed; the remaining 19 laps of the 125cc main and the entire 270cc feature will be made up on July 11. Prior to the precipitation, though, three feature races were completed, and…

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Rutherford Wins A Pair; Skias, Nocera, & Manotti Also Victorious At Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway on 6/17

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Newmanstown, PA -  For the third time this season, Mike Rutherford left Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway on a Saturday night with not one, but two feature wins. He also registered a third-place effort in the 270cc main event.   The Lititz, Pa. wheel-twister picked up his second triumph in 600cc Micro-Sprint competition on Saturday, then ended the evening with his fifth victory in the Sportsman Class. "Yeah, it was a pretty good night," summed up Rutherford in his victory lane interview after the Sportsman feature.   Other drivers who were victorious on Saturday included Nick Skias (270cc), William Manotti…

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$1,000 Paydays Await Racers At Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway On June 27

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$1,000 Paydays Await Racers At Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway On June 27 Newmanstown, PA - While all five weekly divisions will be present, the June 27 spotlight will shine squarely on the visiting All Star Slingshots and the 270cc Micro-Sprints at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. The winner(s) of those two main events could go home with more than $1,000 added to their bank accounts. The Newmanstown, PA oval will play host to the third annual Slide at the Clyde, a National Tour event for the All Star Slingshots. The final program in the month of June will also…

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Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway Is Slider City As Morris Wins 600’s & D. Lane Nets 270cc Triumph

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RESULTS: 600cc Micro-Sprint Feature, 25 laps: 1.James Morris, 2.Jared Esh, 3.Kenny Miller III, 4.Chris Panczner, 5.Dan Souder, 6.Jarid Kunkle, 7.Mike Rutherford, 8.Jason Swavely, 9.Brent Ely, 10.Shaun Brandel, 11.Brett Cronrath, 12.Ryan Groff, 13.Zach Light, 14.Will Urkuski, 15.Brittany Brown, 16.Rebecca LaMothe, 17.Taylor Troxel, 18.Chris Oraschin, 19.Troy Musselman, 20.Jenna Heagy, 21.Chris Gerhart, 22.Jered Hook, 23.Justin Whittall, 24.Heath Hehnly. DNQ: Patrick Ely, Jack Conover, Dylan Binkley. 270cc Micro-Sprint Feature, 25 laps: 1.Dan Lane Jr., 2.Ken Miller, 3.Nick Skias, 4.Mike Rutherford, 5.Dave Grube, 6.Kyle Spence, 7.Billy Logeman, 8.Kenny Miller III, 9.Richie Hartman, 10.Tyler Ulrich, 11.Brian Sholley, 12.Nick Sweigart, 13.Brent Shearer, 14.Mike Uhrich, 15.Heath Hehnly, 16.Nate…

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Ely & Skias Head List of Clyde Martin Winners On Lanco’s Full Moon Fever Night

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Ely & Skias Head List of Clyde Martin Winners On Lanco's Full Moon Fever Night Newmanstown, PA - All of the symptoms were evident...a large field of talented Micro-Sprint competitors, all starving for victory and willing to do whatever it took to visit the winner's circle; some bizarre circumstances and situations that developed throughout the evening, and the visibly perfect circular sphere in the night sky all led up to a case of full moon fever on Saturday at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. The track's catchphrase is "ya gotta come out and LIVE the excitement that is Lanco!", and…

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Morris Wins Clyde Martin 600cc Nailbiter; 2nd Straight For Spence in 270’s

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Newmanstown, PA -  It's not often that you'll hear a race driver say that he or she actually feels badly about winning, that he/she is heartbroken because they beat a rival to the checkered flag. But that is exactly what happened on Saturday night at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway.   "I really feel sorry for Jason (Swavely)...he was so strong tonight...this was his race to win," explained a sincere James Morris as he stood in victory lane after the 25-lap 600cc main event.   Morris captured an exciting, nail-biting triumph to record his first win of the young season…

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Esh Bags Clyde Martin 600cc Win; Spence Takes 270cc Victory With Stock Motor

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Esh Bags Clyde Martin 600cc Win; Spence Takes 270cc Victory With Stock Motor   Newmanstown, PA -  A few timely caution flags - and an extremely fast racecar - aided Jared Esh in his ride to the 600cc Micro-Sprint triumph on Saturday night at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. The entire racing program was sponsored by RTS Chassis of Reading, Pa.   Esh, from Millersville, Pa., won his first of the year, as did Kyle Spence, who claimed the 270cc victory using a stock motor. Toby Blumenshine notched the Sportsman checkered for the first Lanco feature win of his career.…

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Twice Is Nice For Rutherford; Brown Claims 270 Thriller In Clyde Martin Season Opener

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Newmanstown, PA -  A pair of feature wins coupled with a third place finish added up to a pretty decent night's work for Mike Rutherford.   The Lititz, Pa. wheel-twister competed in three classes at the Spring Has Sprung Season Opener presented by MJF Trucking at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway on Saturday night. He came away with top-three finishes in each of those 25-lap main events, giving himself a hot start to the season on a chilly night at the Newmanstown oval.   Rutherford pulled off victories in the 600cc and Sportsman Micro-Sprint divisions, while settling for a third…

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Successful Practice Night Attended By 99 Race Teams; Clyde Martin’s 58th Season Opener Set For This Saturday, April 11

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Newmanstown, PA -  A total of 99 race teams took advantage of last Saturday's pre-season Practice Night at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway - along with seven ARDC Midgets - in anticipation of this week's Spring Has Sprung Season Opener presented by Shred Racing Products.   Micro-Sprints representing all five of the Clyde's weekly divisions - 600cc, 270cc, 125cc, Sportsman, and 250cc Four-Stroke - took part in the nearly four-hour long hot lap sessions. Many observers commented on the large number of cars that looked very fast on the re-graded, progressively banked oval, as well as the incredible amount of…

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146 Cars Pass Through Lanco Inspection Line; Practice Night Up Next

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Brickerville, PA -  In an age of declining car counts in almost all divisions of motorsports, the present and future of Micro-Sprint racing - especially at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway - appears to be in very good health.   On the weekend of March 28 & 20, during pre-season tech and safety checks at Bud's Spring Service in Lancaster, an incredible tally of 146 cars passed through the inspection line, with more than 30 entries (each) in the 600cc, 270cc, and Sportsman Classes.   With the Spring Has Sprung Season Opener less than two weeks away (Saturday, April 11),…

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270cc Micros & All Star Slingshots In June 27 Spotlight At Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway

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Newmanstown, PA - While all five weekly divisions will be present, the June 27 spotlight will shine squarely on the visiting All Star Slingshots and the 270cc Micro-Sprints at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. Kim Glass of Kim's Kreations, Myerstown PA, is making certain of that fact.   The Newmanstown, PA oval will play host to the third annual Slide at the Clyde, a National Tour event for the All Star Slingshots. The final program in the month of June will also find a special race on tap for the class that has been one of the headliners at the Clyde…

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Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway Champions Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

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CLYDE MARTIN MEMORIAL SPEEDWAY HONORS 2014 CHAMPIONS AT LANCO'S ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET Lancaster, PA - Over 330 people gathered inside the Lancaster Host Resort & Conference Center on Saturday night to salute the 2014 point champions of Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. Manheim's Heath Hehnly collected the big hardware and cash for winning his second consecutive - and fourth overall - point title in the 600cc Micro-Sprint Class. All four championships have occurred behind the wheel of car owner Sonny Cooke's Hyper/Spar No. 2, but it's the last crown Hehnly will win for Cooke, who is retiring as a car…

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