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BLEWETT WINS WALL STADIUM MODIFIED OPENER

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BLEWETT WINS WALL STADIUM MODIFIED OPENER Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ His race car may have had a new paint scheme, sponsor and number, but the final results were the same as Jimmy Blewett raced to the opening night win in the Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modified 40-lap feature at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. The All American Auto Group Racing Series victory moved the Howell speedster to second spot on the all-time Modified win list. With opening night qualifying determined by time trials, Blewett started at the front…

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Ryan Taylor Scores Career Second In Williams Grove Sprints

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Ryan Taylor Scores Career Second In Williams Grove Sprints Jeff Halligan opens 358 season with victory Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Ryan Taylor dominated the 25-lap sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night to record his second career oval victory in 410 sprint car action. The win was worth $3,600 for the Perkasie driver. In the season debut of the 358 sprint car divison at the track, Jeff Halligan outran Kevin Nouse for the win. The initial start of the 410 sprint car main was red flagged…

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McKennedy Scores First Whelen Modified Tour Win at Myrtle Beach

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Jon McKennedy Knocks One Off His Bucket List Scores First Whelen Modified Tour Win at Myrtle Beach Story By: Kyle Souza/NASCAR Home Tracks Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Even though both Jon McKennedy and Tommy Baldwin have put together a long list of accolades in their racing career, both entered the 2018 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season looking to prove a point. Saturday, McKennedy took the new pairing between the two veterans of asphalt modified racing right to the winner’s circle. McKennedy captured his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour win in the Performance Plus 150 presented…

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Lucas Wolfe Scores First Career Williams Grove Season Opener Sunday

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Lucas Wolfe Scores First Career Williams Grove Season Opener Sunday Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG - Lucas Wolfe of Mechanicsburg led from start to finish to pick up the prestigious Williams Grove Speedway season opener for sprint cars on Sunday afternoon. Wolfe’s first victory in the oval opener was worth $3,600. It was the 18th overall victory of his Williams Grove Speedway career. The initial start of the 25 lap main for the 410 sprints was red-flagged when Phoenixville’s Brian Montieth vaulted into a series of flips in the second corner after starting 10th.…

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DANNY DIETRICH OUTDUALS WOLFE FOR 39TH CAREER LINCOLN WIN

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DANNY DIETRICH OUTDUALS WOLFE FOR 39TH CAREER LINCON WIN; Story By: Wayne Harper/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Central PA Legends to join 410 sprint cars for final afternoon show of the season next Saturday, March 17th ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 3/10/2018 – “I think I’d rather forget about last week,” said Danny Dietrich upon exiting his Weikert’s Livestock/Sandoe’s Fruit Market No.48 in victory lane. “It feels good to be standing here today.” “These guys (crew) put in a lot of hard work over time and so did I. To be good and get a daytime win here (feels real good)…last year…

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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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Bachetti Outduels Mike Ricci In ‘Gobbler’ Battle Of The Ages

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Andy Bachetti Outduels Mike Ricci In ‘Gobbler’ Battle Of The Ages For $5,700 Payday; 176 Race Cars, Huge Crowd Close 2017 Northeast Outdoor Dirt-Track Season Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Andy Bachetti outdueled Mike Ricci in a crowd-pleasing, back-and-forth battle to close out the 2017 Northeast outdoor dirt-track season Saturday at Accord Speedway. Bachetti, of Sheffield, Mass., took over the lead for the final time with 13 circuits remaining in the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified main and raced to a $5,700 payday for his first-ever ‘Gobbler’ victory in the event’s fifth running. Bachetti received $5,000…

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Netto Banks $5,000 In ASCS Southwest Copper Classic Finale

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D.J. Netto Banks $5,000 In ASCS Southwest Copper Classic Finale Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Tim Aylwin/ASCS QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 25, 2017) Sweet redemption was on tap for California's D.J. Netto, as a DNF on Friday night turned to Victory to close out the second annual Copper Classic at the Arizona Speedway with the ASCS Southwest Region. Worth $5,000 for the driver of the Netto Ag No. 88n, D.J. is now a back-to-back winner at the Copper Classic. Taking the green from the pole, Netto worked side by side with Willie Croft through the opening lap with D.J.…

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Bachetti Holds Off Ricci for ‘Gobbler’ Crown at Accord

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Andy Bachetti Completes his Stellar 2017 Season with $5,500 Payday at Brett Deyo's Season-Ending 'Gobbler' at the Accord Speedway; Mike Ricci Settles for Second after Race-Long Duel Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ACCORD, NY- November 25, 2017- Whenever Brett Deyo's Short Track Super Series rolls into the Palmer Family owned Accord Speedway in Accord, N.Y., the odds of the event being one that leaves the fans talking throughout the long winter months are fairly high. One could almost suggest that it's expected. The fifth annual 'Gobbler' certainly lived up to its reputation as Andy…

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Rilat Triumphant On Night 1 Of Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals

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Travis Rilat Triumphant On Night 1 Of Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos By: Aaron Clay/ASCS SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 9, 2017) Taking the BDS Motorsports No. 1 to Victory Lane for the first time against the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network in 2017, Travis Rilat led start to finish for his 27th career National Tour victory, and first at the Cocopah Speedway to open up the three-day Lucas Oil Cocopah Sprint Nationals. "This win means a lot. We've had a lot of success over the year, but these past…

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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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STILLWAGGON MAKES FIRST BRIDGEPORT WIN A BIG ONE IN BIG TRACK CLASSIC

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STILLWAGGON MAKES FIRST BRIDGEPORT WIN A BIG ONE IN BIG TRACK CLASSIC Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Robbie Stillwaggon raced to his first ever victory on the 5/8 mile Bridgeport Speedway by capturing the Saturday night portion of the Big Track Classic. Stillwaggon's fourth place finish on Friday night along with his win on Saturday gave him the best record for the weekend and as a result, the Midge Miller Memorial Trophy, given in honor of the former URC competitor and club official. "I really wanted that trophy," an excited Stillwaggon exclaimed in victory lane. It…

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Dennis Erb Jr. Takes the Checkers on Saturday Night at World Finals

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Dennis Erb Jr. Takes the Checkers on Saturday Night at World Finals Brandon Sheppard takes the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Championship Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 4, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series hit the track for the last time in 2017 on Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals. When the checker flag waved after 50-laps it was Dennis Erb Jr. who came out on top in front of a sold-out show. "You know, we've been…

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass of Schatz Schatz wins the war; Crowned 9-time Series Champion Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Charlotte, NC - November 4, 2017 - David Gravel couldn't clear Donny Schatz with seven to go, but would not be denied, scoring the victory in a thriller with a last-lap pass of Schatz. It was Gravel and CJB Motorsports 18th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win of the season, doubling their total from last season. Schatz and Brian Brown completed the podium on the final night…

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Sheppard Seals the Championship in Grand Fashion with a Win at World Finals

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Sheppard Seals the Championship in Grand Fashion with a Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Matt Sheppard caps off comeback en route to sixth Super DIRTcar Series Title Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 4, 2017 - During the final night of competition at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals, Matt Sheppard capped off one of the greatest comebacks in Super DIRTcar Series history. The Waterloo, NY driver who was looking down and out after serving a suspension halfway through the season, clawed his way back to the top. In…

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Gravel, Starks Claim Top Qualifying Honors on Opening Night of World Finals

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Gravel, Starks Claim Top Qualifying Honors on Opening Night of World Finals; Schatz Clinches 2017 Title Racing action for WoO Sprint Cars and Late Models begins tomorrow Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC - November 2, 2017 - David Gravel and Trey Starks topped Friday and Saturday Qualifying, respectively, but it was Donny Schatz stealing the show on the opening night of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Schatz clinched his ninth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Championship by taking the Green Flag…

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MORTENSEN RETURNS TO THE RIDGE VICTORIOUS

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MORTENSEN RETURNS TO THE RIDGE VICTORIOUS Parodi, Knight, Graves, Ballard, Cherko, & Aussicker Also Winners Story By: Rob Hazer/GRMP Photos By: Jeff Karabin/GRMP October 22, 2017 (Fultonville, NY) – Round two of what has been dubbed the ‘fall series’ at the fastest ¼ mile on dirt saw Mark Mortensen return to The Ridge Saturday night and pick up the Crate Modified win after a spirited duel with Jeremy Pitts. Mike Parodi, Justin Knight, Andy Graves, Chase Aussicker, Sloan Cherko, and Danny Ballard were also victorious on the evening. Some might argue heads up starts aren’t very exciting. Well don’t tell…

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BLEWETT WINS WALL’S SPOOKY MOD 75 SATURDAY

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BLEWETT WINS WALL'S SPOOKY MOD 75 SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ 2017 Freehold Ford Modified stock car driving champion Jimmy Blewett of Howell pocketed $3,000 Saturday evening by winning the 75-lap main event at Wall Stadium Speedway's annual “Spooky Spectacular” stock car event. The post season victory was Blewett's seventh Modified feature race win of 2017 and his first since clinching his third track driving title in September. Blewett started eighth on the grid and slowly bean to work his way to the front from the initial green flag. Zack…

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HEARN WINS 12TH CAREER EASTERN STATES 200

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HEARN WINS 12TH CAREER EASTERN STATES 200 Story By: FRANK CATIZONE/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN – Don’t blame Brett Hearn for thinking back to the closing laps of last year’s Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway. After all, Hearn, after dominating the race for so many laps, seemed headed for another victory during this historic fall racing classic until Stewart Friesen entered the picture. Friesen snatched the win away from Hearn between the third and fourth turns on the final circuit to claim his first Eastern States triumph. Hearn, the winningest driver in…

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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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GROSSO GAINS HIS FIRST CAREER MODIFIED FEATURE VICTORY AT NEW EGYPT

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GROSSO GAINS HIS FIRST CAREER MODIFIED FEATURE VICTORY AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S ALL STAR CUP SHOOTOUT Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ (October 22, 2017) - At New Egypt Speedway's All Star Cup Shootout presented by the Flemington Car & Truck Country Family of Dealerships and 48Barriers.com, Brandon Grosso gained his first Modified feature victory. Kyle Lilick topped the field in the main event for the Hammer Sportsman. The Crate Modified feature was won by Matt Stangle while Ryan Godown scored the checkered flag in the Northeast Wingless Sprint Car contest.…

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Kerry Madsen Wins Outstanding Salina Highbanks Feature

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Kerry Madsen Wins Outstanding Salina Highbanks Feature Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet complete podium in thrilling Feature Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Richard Bales/WoO SALINA, OK. - October 21, 2017 - Kerry Madsen had over an eight second lead last night at Lakeside Speedway before spinning in heavy lapped traffic. Tonight, the 'Mad Man' made sure he parked his GoMuddy.com No.2M where it belonged - on the frontstretch. In thrilling fashion, Madsen went from third to the lead in half a lap and went on to win his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of the…

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Stewart Friesen Wins Wild Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County

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Stewart Friesen Wins Wild Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ At Orange County Fair Speedway; Andy Bachetti $12,500 Halmar North Region Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – In a wild, unpredictable main event, Stewart Friesen emerged victorious Thursday night at Orange County Fair Speedway. The Sprakers, N.Y., driver pitted for a pair of fresh tires after slowing from the lead on the 38th circuit of the 50-lap event and was able to weave back through traffic to win the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at the five-eighths-mile oval. Friesen earned $5,000 for his…

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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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Coby claims historic title in Thompson World Series shootout

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Coby claims historic title in Thompson World Series shootout Story By: Jason Bleau/Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com The Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing Presented by King Cadillac GMC came to a close at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Sunday, October 15 capping off another successful year of on-track action at the raceway known to many as the Big-T. Seven divisions made for a busy final day of the three-day showcase of the finest racers in New England and beyond with the main event of the evening being the crowning of the 2017 NASCAR…

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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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THOMAS TAMES TERRE HAUTE IN “HULMAN/SMITH CLASSIC”

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THOMAS TAMES TERRE HAUTE IN "HULMAN/SMITH CLASSIC" Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Gene Crucean & David Nearpass/USAC Racing Terre Haute, Indiana.........It was just a month ago when Kevin Thomas, Jr. saw hopes of a Terre Haute Action Track victory dashed in the final laps as he ran out of fuel while leading on a late race restart. On the final restart of Saturday night's "Tony Hulman/Don Smith Classic," Thomas was fueled by determination and a sense of redemption as he slid his way past Dave Darland with five laps remaining, then ran down leader Chase Stockon…

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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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Scott Payea secures ACT championship at Thompson

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Scott Payea secures ACT championship at Thompson Story By: Jason Bleau/Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Photo By: RacedayCT.com Day two of the Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park proved to be a busy one as a slew of new champions were named in both touring and track divisions as the biggest weekend in New England racing continued. Six different races were held over the course of the afternoon, each resulting in a champion being named for their specific series or division as a packed crowd turned out to enjoy and afternoon of non-stop on track action…

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Billy Decker Charges to Win at the Fall Nationals in Brockville

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Billy Decker Charges to Win at the Fall Nationals in Brockville Decker makes late pass to regain the lead, captures 4th win of 2017! Story By: Martin Belanger/DIRTcar Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com  BROCKVILLE, ONT, CAN - OCTOBER 13, 2017 - One driver was on a mission as the Super DIRTcar Series kicked off the 9th annual Falls Nationals at Brockville. Losing the lead in the early portion, Billy Decker never let off Jimmy Phelps and made a late race pass en route to win #4 on the Series this season. ''It has been a long time coming!'' said Decker getting…

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Chris Madden dominates the first night of the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown

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Smokey Steals the Showdown Chris Madden dominates the first night of the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com JOLIET, IL- Oct. 13, 2017- Chris Madden had a dominating performance during the first night of the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown at the Dirt Oval @ Route 66 Raceway. Madden started the evening by setting quick time, then winning his heat, and topping it off by leading all 50-laps of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Craftsman Club Feature. Madden, who started on the pole for the main event, was never seriously challenged for the lead…

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PERREGO WINS MODIFIED PORTION OF NATIONAL QUARTER MILE DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND

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ANTHONY PERREGO WINS MODIFIED PORTION OF NATIONAL QUARTER MILE DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND ON FRIDAY EVENING Story By: Andy Harpel/Five Mile Point Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com KIRKWOOD, NY…An outstanding first night of action on the National Quarter Mile Dirt Track Championship Weekend at Five Mile Point Speedway found Anthony Perrego recording the win in the 35 lap Modified feature. The victory was worth over $3,500 for Perrego and his second victory of the season at the speedway. Brian Weaver and Brian Malcolm led the twenty-five car Modified starting field to the green flag for the 35 lap main event.…

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Heartbreaking: Peter Britten’s Last-Lap Loss to Matt Sheppard Ruins Storybook Ending

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Australian Import ‘Batman’ Peter Britten Looks Back on What Might Have Been at Super DIRT Week XLVI Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- It’s incredible how quickly joy and elation can turn into sadness and agony. After the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Super DIRT Week XLVI on Sunday evening, nobody fully understands those wide ranges of emotion quite like Australian native Peter Britten does. With less than half of a lap remaining in the biggest race of the year for the northeast center-steer modifieds at the Oswego Speedway in…

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Larry Wight Notches Third Place Finish at Super DIRT Week

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‘Lightning’ Larry Wight Finishes Third in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200; Best Finish since 2015 Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- In the closing laps of Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200, ‘Lightning’ Larry Wight almost took home the $50,000-pay-day with a slide job on then race leader Peter Britten. Unfortunately, the young driver of the No. 99 fell to third-place due in large part to tire selection. “I actually sealed my tires up on the long red flag at the end,” Wight said. “I just couldn’t get the car to…

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Marcuccilli Victorious in Chevy Performance 75 at SDW

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Marcuccilli Masters Oswego for Second Consecutive Year Story By: DIRTcar MEDIA Photo By: GT SMITH / DIRTTRACKDIGEST.COM  OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 8, 2017 – Dave Marcuccilli proved himself the car to beat by earning the Unique eCigs Pole Award Thursday and put the exclamation point on it Sunday afternoon by leading all 75 laps en route to his second consecutive Chevy Performance 75 Sportsman Modified Feature. “Obviously, the ultimate goal whenever you race is to win. But to earn the pole and win at Super DIRT Week two years in a row, that’s awesome,” said Marcuccilli, who celebrated his 41st…

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Rob Yetman Wins Pro-Stock Championship 75 at Oswego

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Yetman Makes History with FIfth Straight Super DIRT Week Pro Stock Championship Win Story By: DIRTcar MEDIA Photos By: GT SMITH / DIRTTRACKDIGEST.COM and MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY – October 8, 2017 - Castleton, New York’s Rob Yetman made NAPA Super DIRT Week history, becoming the first driver in any division to win five consecutive Championship races as he dominated all 75 laps of the Pro Stock 75 Sunday afternoon at the Oswego Speedway. “I didn’t think I would ever win one of these, and now we’ve won five in a row,” Yetman said. Yetman edged fellow front…

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‘Super’ Matt Sheppard Incredible in SDW XLVI Triumph

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With a last-lap pass, Matt Sheppard outduels Peter Britten for First Super DIRT Week big-block victory since 2009, Notches 39th victory of 2017 Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: PETE MacDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY- October 8, 2017- If you were looking for a more exciting or intriguing 200-lap race on a Sunday at Super DIRT Week, after the 2017 edition of the annual pilgrimage to dirt racing Mecca you’d be hard-pressed to find it. With multiple pit-stops, three-wide racing all over the speedway surface and an avalanche of human emotion, the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Super…

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Welcome to The Show Mr. Sears

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Tommy Sears Jr. Victorious in 'Win and You're In' 25-Lap Big-Block Modified Special at the Fulton Speedway; Grabs Final Starting Spot for Sunday's Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- October 8, 2017- Though the last chance qualifier for the Super DIRTcar Series big-block modifieds was run earlier in the afternoon on Saturday, drivers still had one more chance to grab the 41st and final starting position for Sunday's Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at the Oswego Speedway in Oswego, N.Y. Sears - who fired from the 11th position on the grid…

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Gravel Claims Top Spot in WoO Visit to Fulton

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David Gravel, CJB Score 17th Win of Season at Fulton Story By: WORLD OF OUTLAWS SPRINT CAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- October 7, 2017- David Gravel inherited the lead on lap nine after race leader Daryn Pittman got into the back of a slower car and spun to a stop. Gravel survived a multitude of restarts and held off Jason Johnson and Donny Schatz to score his career-best 17th win of the season for CJB Motorsports at the Fulton Speedway Saturday night in conjunction with NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. Daryn Pittman muscled…

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Canadian Williamson and Australian Britten Make Late Race Passes to Score Pullen Truck Center 358 Twin 25s

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Canadian Williamson and Australian Britten Make Late Race Passes to Score Pullen Truck Center 358 Twin 25s Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Oswego, NY — October 6, 2017 — Mat Williamson continued his outstanding NAPA Super DIRT Week performance with a thrilling victory in the first of the 358 Modified Twin 25s. Tim Fuller set the pace from the pole and led the first handful of laps comfortably before reaching heavy-lapped traffic on the 10th circuit. Fuller was masterful in traffic as it became clear that Williamson was quicker than the Watertown native in clean air. Each…

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Brachmann Victorious in Hurricane 100 at Brewerton

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Chad Brachmann Finally Breaks the Ice at the 'Demon' in 100-lap small-block Super DIRTcar Series Triumph over Pat Ward Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM BREWERTON, NY- October 6, 2017- For the entirety of Chad Brachmann's racing career where the Brewerton Speedway in Brewerton, N.Y., has been concerned, if it weren't for bad luck, quite frankly he'd have none at all. Season-after-season, the North Tonawanda, N.Y., resident has been coming to the 'D-Shaped Dirt Demon,' and season-after-season, the veteran small-block modified campaigner has been left dejected and disappointed at the end of the evening. On Thursday night, Brachmann…

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Sheppard On the Pole for Sunday’s Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Super DIRT Week XLVI

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Sheppard sets Quick Time Thursday at Oswego, Claims the Top Spot for Second-Straight Year; Laubach, Decker, Flach, Buffalino and McCreadie Round Out the Top-Six Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 5, 2017- Matt Sheppard has been on a tear for the past month as the 2017 Super DIRTcar Series for the big-block modifieds continues into the latter stages of the season. Thursday afternoon at the Oswego Speedway in Oswego, N.Y., was no different. The driver of the infamous No. 9s Dendis Companies sponsored modified soared to the top of the speed charts…

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Fuller and Sheppard set to Lead the Field to Green for Saturday’s Great Outdoors RV 150 at Oswego

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Tim Fuller and Matt Sheppard set Fastest Times During Small-Block Qualifying; Mat Williamson Continues Stellar Week of Racing; Britten, Ward and Rudolph also in Top-Six Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY- October 5, 2017- The more things change, the more they tend to stay the same. One year removed from his small-block triumph during the 45th edition of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week in 2016, Watertown, N.Y., native Tim Fuller picked up right where he left off behind the wheel of the Transport Sales and Service sponsored No. 3rs entry with a…

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Williamson Starts Off DIRT Week with Utica-Rome Triumph

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Mat Williamson Surprises Everyone with Convincing Victory over Stewart Friesen in 100-lap Small-Block Super DIRTcar Series Feature at Utica-Rome Speedway Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- October 4, 2017- In racing there are surprise winners, and then there are winners that are surprised. Where Mat Williamson is concerned, the latter is as close to a perfect description as one can possibly get. Not only were the fans in attendance and his fellow competitors shocked when he topped the podium, but the Canadian native was as well. In short, it takes quite an occurrence to leave a…

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Darrell Lanigan Dominates Rome Showdown

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Darrell Lanigan Dominates Rome Showdown Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS ROME, GA (October 1, 2017) - Darrell Lanigan swept all activities he participated in Sunday night at Rome Speedway. Lanigan set the overall fastest time of the night in Miller Welders Time Trials, he won his heat race in convincing fashion, and he led all 50 laps on his way to win the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Rome Showdown in the Bowyer Dirt Motorsports, I-Racing.com, Club 29 entry. Lanigan's Bowyer teammate, Don O'Neal finished in the second position for the second night in a row.…

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Decker ‘Flies’ to Outlaw 200 Victory at Fulton

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Billy Decker Proves Yet Again that Where Extra Distance Races are Concerned, He is the Man to Beat at the Fulton Speedway Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- October 2, 2017- Very seldom do you hear Billy Decker - the 'Franklin Flyer' of all people - describe a race as 'tough.' With the amount of ease and finesse that the driver of the familiar No. 91 so seemingly appears to beat his competitors in extra-distance races; the word tough doesn't seem to fit into his vocabulary. It just doesn't seem probable; possible maybe, but probable; certainly…

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Eric Goodale Wins From 18th At Stafford

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Eric Goodale Gets First Stafford Win In Whelen Mod Tour NAPA Fall Final 150 Story By: Travis Barrett Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com STAFFORD, CT — Eric Goodale never thought his moment would come at Stafford Motor Speedway, not after more than 30 career Whelen Modified Tour starts at the track and certainly not when an untimely caution flew less than 40 laps from the finish of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour NAPA Fall Final 150. But just as he’s had second chance after second chance at Stafford over the years, he got yet another on Sunday and didn’t let it slip by. Goodale…

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Todd Bear, Lou Strohl Capture Thrilling Twin 50 Modified Features

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Todd Bear, Lou Strohl Capture Thrilling Twin 50 Modified Features Story By: DINO OBERTO/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 9-30-17) The Modified Twin-50’s at Mahoning Valley Speedway saw plenty of intense close action and a pair of crafty veterans claim victories as Todd Bair and Lou Strohl drove to convincing wins. For Strohl, it was a banner night as he had led the brunt of laps in the first feature and was a solid second to Baer while in the follow-up race he was stronger yet. He led the final 18 laps and at most times by…

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REED WINS FEATURE; BLEWETT WINS WALL MODIFIED TITLE AT WALL

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REED WINS FEATURE; BLEWETT WINS WALL MODIFIED TITLE SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Steven Reed won the final battle of the Freehold Ford Modified regular season at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night, but a third place finish by Jimmy Blewett earned him the 2017 season-long driving championship. For Howell's Blewett it was his third driving crown at the track. Blake Barney of Jackson jumped into the lead at the outset of the 40-lap race with Jason Treat of Jackson streaking into the lead on lap eight. Treat led the way…

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THOMAS FINDS REDEMPTION AND $10K WITH “FALL NATIONALS” WIN

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THOMAS FINDS REDEMPTION AND $10K WITH "FALL NATIONALS" WIN AT THE BURG Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dallas Breeze & Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Lawrenceburg, Indiana.........Kevin Thomas, Jr. made all the right moves in Saturday night's Lawrenceburg Speedway "Fall Nationals," becoming $10,000 richer with a flawless drive for his fourth USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car points win of the season. It was certainly a reversal of roles and fortunes for Thomas from the night before at Montpelier (Ind.) Motor Speedway when he pulled no punches in his post-race interview lamenting how he cost himself the race on…

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