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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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David Gravel, CJB Pocket $50,000 at Champion Racing Oil Williams Grove National Open

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David Gravel, CJB Pocket $50,000 at Champion Racing Oil Williams Grove National Open Donny Schatz, James McFadden both lead laps but settle for 2nd and 3rd Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA - September 30, 2017 - David Gravel passed Donny Schatz for the lead on lap six and went on to capture his 16th win of the season aboard the CJB Motorsports entry. It was Gravel's second career Champion Racing Oil National Open win at Williams Grove worth $50,000. Schatz and James McFadden completed the podium. David Gravel was second in National…

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David Gravel Scores Opening Night Victory at Williams Grove National Open

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David Gravel Scores Opening Night Victory at Williams Grove National Open Greg Hodnett pockets $20,000 in Summer Nationals Makeup Feature Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA - September 29, 2017 - David Gravel assumed the lead after race leaders Greg Hodnett and Shane Stewart got together on lap nine. Gravel led the rest of the way, but not without a fight from Daryn Pittman and Lance Dewease, who finished second and third. Pittman and Dewease finished within a second of Gravel at the finish. Greg Hodnett set fast time overall, won his heat and the Craftsman…

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VARIN AND WARNER EARN KOD VICTORIES AT FONDA

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VARIN AND WARNER EARN KOD VICTORIES AT FONDA Marc Johnson And Rocky Warner Are Kings Of Their Divisions Story By: Rob Hazer/KoD Photos By: Matt Noles/RacersGuide.com September 25, 2017 (Fonda, NY) – King Of Dirt Racing rolled into Fonda Speedway for the season finale in both the Small Block Modified and DIRTcar East Region divisions. When the dust settled Bobby Varin claimed his second consecutive tour victory and Rocky Warner captured his fifth of the season. Marc Johnson secured the Small Block Series title, while Rocky Warner earned the KOD/DIRTcar East championship. Jessey Mueller and Matt DeLorenzo led the field…

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STRUNK ROLLS TO VICTORY IN BRIDGEPORT SMALL BLOCK MODIFIEDS

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STRUNK ROLLS TO VICTORY IN BRIDGEPORT SMALL BLOCK MODIFIEDS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Fresh off his big win in the Freedom 76er a week ago, Jeff Strunk drove Glenn and Bonita Hyneman's No 126 to victory in Bridgeport's Small Block Modified show on the night before the K&A Excavating King of the Big Block event. Forty Small Block Modifieds competed for starting positions in the feature event. The Small Block Modifieds were joined on the doubleheader program by the 305 Sprint Cars of the Mid Atlantic Sprint Car Series for their final…

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WATT IS CROWNED “KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS” AT BRIDGEPORT

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WATT IS CROWNED "KING OF THE BIG BLOCKS" AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff After a hard fought battle for the lead with Oley, PA driver, Craig VonDohren, 2017 Bridgeport Track Champion, Ryan Watt raced into the lead on lap thirty-six and led the final fifteen laps to capture the K&A Excavating sponsored King of the Big Block title and the $10,000 payday that went with it at the Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday night. A large crowd gathered to witness the second annual King of the Big Block event, won last year by…

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SCISCO TAKES 3RD WIN IN WALL SPORTSMAN RACE

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SCISCO TAKES 3RD WIN IN WALL SPORTSMAN RACE Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Kyle Scisco continued an outstanding rookie season in the Snap On Tools Sportsman division by winning the 25 lap main event during Saturday's “Pack the Track” festivities at Wall Stadium Speedway. The win was the third of the season for the Jackson resident. Brick's Mike Tidaback was the early leader of the contest before Howell's Eric Lane took over on lap nine. Scisco soon completed his run to the front of the 17 car field and took…

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Cobra Strikes at Outlaw Speedway

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Cobra Strikes at Outlaw Speedway Story By: Tim Moran/URC Photos By: Tim Moran & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Under sunny, warm conditions totally unexpected for late September, Outlaw Speedway welcomed the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club, Patriot Sprints Tour and the Empire Super Sprints for the 2nd Annual Outlaw Speedway Fall Nationals. With 38 cars signed into the pit area a format of four heat races were used to set the A-Main, the Pole Dash, Dash for Cash and the two B-Mains. The Sprint car heats were won by Jared Zimbardi who returned from a wild wreck at the Williams Grove Speedway…

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Three Kings Crowned In Four Crown at Eldora

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COURTNEY CAPS SILVER CROWN SEASON WITH FIRST SERIES WIN AT THE 4-CROWN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Vince Velella & Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........In a year of firsts for Tyler Courtney, the pickings continue to get sweeter as the Indianapolis, Indiana driver led all 50 laps to win his first career USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS main event in Saturday night's 36th "4-Crown Nationals" at Eldora Speedway. Earlier this season, Courtney won his first USAC National Midget feature at Montpelier (Ind.) Motor Speedway. In August, he won his first ever Sprint…

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Lance Dewease Wins $20,000 “Dirt Classic”

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LANCE DEWEASE EARNS FIRST DIRT CLASSIC WIN AND COLLECTS $20,000 PRIZE Lance Dewease Wins $20,000 "Dirt Classic" Story By: Lincoln Speedway PR Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 9/23/2017 – In his victory lane interview, Lance Dewease mentioned he hadn’t been good all night. Turns out he was good enough to win his first Dirt Classic and take home $20,000 on Saturday Night at Lincoln Speedway. Winner of the 2nd Dirt Classic, Brian Montieth, started on the pole of the main event with Gerard McIntyre Jr. on the outside. Montieth took the lead on the start with…

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HODNETT WINS NATIONAL OPEN TUNE-UP AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY

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GREG HODNETT WINS NATIONAL OPEN TUNE-UP RACE FRIDAY NIGHT AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY $50,000 to win National Open Next Saturday Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA – Greg Hodnett is ready for the World of Outlaws-sanctioned Williams Grove National Open next weekend after picking up his 70th career Sprint car win at the Grove Friday night. Hodnett’s third Grove win of the season was worth $4,000 in the Mike Heffner-owned No. 27, but it wasn’t easy as he had constant pressure from Lance Dewease over the final half of the 25-lap main event. “I…

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Bacon Crisps Eldora All Star Field at Four Crown

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The “Macho Man” goes wire-to-wire at Eldora Speedway for Arctic Cat All Star 4-Crown Nationals victory Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Vince Vellela/ASCOC ROSSBURG, OH (September 23, 2017) - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon conquered the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions segment of the 36th Annual 4-Crown Nationals presented by NKT.TV on Saturday night at Eldora Speedway, leading all 25 circuits around the World’s Greatest Dirt Track for a first-ever victory against “America’s Series.” The “Macho Man” started on the pole for the 25-lapper, surviving two cautions and periods of traffic to claim the $5,000 payday. “This…

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David Gravel Scores 14th Victory of Season at Lernerville

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David Gravel Scores 14th Victory of Season at Lernerville Sweet, Schatz complete podium; $50,000 to win Champion Racing Oil National Open up next Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff SARVER, PA - David Gravel survived a pair of late caution flags and held off Brad Sweet to pick up his 14th victory of the season at Lernerville in the running of the Commonwealth Clash. Gravel saw the white flag on two separate occasions only to see a caution come out both times. Gravel led all 37 (extended because of the yellows) laps over Sweet and Donny Schatz.…

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PAINE COLLECTS ‘GUNSLINGER 50’ WIN ON OUTLAW SPEEDWAY FALL NATIONALS

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PAINE COLLECTS 'GUNSLINGER 50' WIN ON OUTLAW SPEEDWAY FALL NATIONALS NIGHT #2 Story By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY.....The second day of the Fall Nations at Outlaw Speedway again brought warm, sunny weather and a full pit area, headlined by the Friendly Dodge Outlaw Modifieds running the 'Gunslinger 50', part of the Insinger Performance/Sunoco Race Fuels series of events at the facility. The 50-lap Friendly Dodge Outlaw Modified feature saw Alan Johnson and Steve Paine move to the front and battle for the lead in the opening laps as Andy Bachetti was coming up from his…

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Varin Completes Modified Weekend Sweep at Fonda Speedway

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Bobby Varin Wins Saturday's Super DIRTcar Series Feature at the 'Track of Champions;' Victorious in Fourth-Straight Start in the Alton and Carole Palmer Owned No. 76 Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY- September 24, 2017- Success in racing often comes as the direct result of a few necessary character traits; talent, work ethic and at times, pure unadulterated luck. On Saturday night at the Fonda Speedway in Fonda, N.Y., all three of those traits culminated in a way that most Hollywood directors couldn't have scripted if their careers or their lives absolutely depended on it. After surviving…

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Varin Kicks Off Fonda Finale Weekend with King of Dirt Victory

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Bobby Varin Wheels the Alton and Carole Palmer Owned No. 76 to KoD Victory Friday Night at the 'Track of Champions' Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY - September 23, 2017 - There are moments in racing where youthful exuberance overcomes age and experience. The small-block modified feature on Friday night at the Fonda Speedway in Fonda, N.Y. wasn't one of those moments. After a spirited game of cat and mouse between young gun Jessey Mueller and seasoned veteran Bobby Varin that began at the onset of the evening for the King of Dirt small-block modified…

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STRUNK WINS SECOND STRAIGHT SIXER

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STRUNK WINS SECOND STRAIGHT FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC IN HONOR OF BRUCE ROGERS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY EARNING IN EXCESS OF $30,000 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. September 17, 2017 . . . Jeff Strunk, the defending winner of Grandview Speedway’s Freedom 76, now has the distinction of being the leading winner of the event at seven having been in a tie at six with Billy Pauch. Strunk took home the checkered in the 47th Annual Freedom 76-lap T.P. Trailers NASCAR Modified feature in honor of promoter Bruce Rogers who passed away earlier in the…

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VARIN “KING OF DIRT” AT A/S

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VARIN “KING OF DIRT” Miller Cashes In Big In “Street Stock Nationals” Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (September 15, 2017 ) - Bobby Varin came to Albany-Saratoga Speedway Friday night and drove away with the $3,000 payday in the "King of the Dirt 358 Nationals. Starting from the third spot by virtue of the draw, Varin stalked the leaders early in the 40-lap race. On lap 29 he pulled a slide job on Jeremy Wilder, who had led from the get-go. Coming out of turn 2 Wilder went a bit high and Varin…

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JUSTIN SHEA GETS REDEMPTION WITH LATE RACE PASS AT SHARON

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JUSTIN SHEA GETS REDEMPTION WITH LATE RACE PASS AT SHARON FOR 1ST CAREER SWEENEY RUSH SPORTSMAN MOD BICKNELL TOUR WIN IN $800 "APPLE FESTIVAL NATIONALS" September 8-9, 2017 Story By: Mike Leone/Sharon Speedway Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com (Hartford, OH)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Sportsman Modified Series powered by Pace Performance headed to Sharon Speedway on Friday and Saturday night for a Bicknell Racing Products Touring Series event as part of the track's annual "Apple Festival Nationals" for the fourth consecutive year. It marked the second and final appearance of the season to the 3/8-mile Hartford, Ohio oval and race…

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BUFFALINO AND OSMUN ARE LEGENDS OF THE FALL

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BUFFALINO AND OSMUN ARE VICTORIOUS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY'S LEGENDS OF THE FALL Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff New Egypt, NJ (September 10, 2017) - At New Egypt Speedway's Legends of the Fall presented by Gres Paving, Dominick Buffalino took home the $7500 winner's share after topping the field in the 75-lap Modified feature. Billy Osmun, III was victorious in the Eastern Autoparts Warehouse 30-lap Sportsman main event. The 75-lap Legends of the Fall Modified feature got underway with polesitter Rick Laubach grabbing the top running position. Behind the leader, Tad Cox, Dominick Buffalino,…

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RONNIE JOHNSON WINS WILD 358-MODIFIED FEATURE AT A/S

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RONNIE JOHNSON WINS WILD 358-MODIFIED FEATURE AT A/S Warner and Stone Also Cash In Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Mark Brown/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Malta, New York (September 9, 2017 ) - With extra money on the line Ronnie Johnson waited until the final lap of the 40-lap 358 Modified feature to cash in on the $2,500 payday on Friday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. When a yellow came out with two laps remaining, the huge lead and almost assured win that Jeremy Wilder had was erased. When the final green flag dropped Johnson drove through turns 1 and 2 on…

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5 Different Winners On Saturday Night at Grandview

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BUTLER AND KRESSLEY WIN RAINED OUT MODIFIED FEATURE FROM AUGUST 12TH, MAHANEY WINS SECOND MODIFIED FEATURE WHILE EGRIE WINS LATE MODEL MAIN AND KEMMERER TAKES SPORTSMAN FEATURE VONDOHREN, SCHUTZ AND BRIAN HIRTHLER WIN NASCAR TRACK TITLES Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. September 10, 2017 – Racing action on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway sponsored by WNPV 1440 AM Radio, Lansdale, certainly had its share of varieties in all divisions. Both Skip and Walt Smith paced the feature fields for all divisions in the Blast From The Past Red No. 2 driven by Dave Smith…

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Shane Stewart Survives Late Charge from Sweet for 7th Win of Season

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Shane Stewart Survives Late Charge from Sweet for 7th Win of Season at Grays Harbor Gravel quietly charges forward for another podium; Pittman sets NTR in Qualifying Story By: Anthony Cornini/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com ELMA, WA - September 4, 2017 - Shane Stewart led all 30 laps at Grays Harbor Raceway, but it wasn't easy. With five lapped cars battling for position directly in front of the leaders in the closing laps, Brad Sweet stalked the Larson/Marks Racing No. 2 before pitching his No. 49 to the bottom off of turn four coming to checkered. Sweet led momentarily, but…

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74-Year Old Denny Soltis Makes History at Lebanon Valley

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74-Year Old Denny Soltis Makes History at Lebanon Valley Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Saturday night was the final night of racing for the Modified and Pro Stock classes at Lebanon Valley. The championships had already been clinched, but that didn’t stop everyone from racing hard. Denny Soltis, by virtue of winning his heat race, started from the overall pole with Niverville’s John Ruchel alongside. With cool conditions at night, Soltis was able to get a lot of bit and pull out to a decent margin over Ruchel. Further back, it was rather difficult for…

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BATMAN FLIES TO VICTORY LANE AT A/S

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BATMAN FLIES TO VICTORY LANE; Adds to Point Lead Going Into Finale Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York - "Batman" Peter Britten has been leading the points for much of the season at Albany-Saratoga in the Modified division. However, the Australian sensation had been unable to find victory lane until Friday night. Driving his #21a that he normally campaigns on the Super DIRTcar Series instead of his usual Andy Romano owned no. 97 Troyer Britten was fast in the heat race and fast from the get go in the 35-lap Modified feature. Elmo Reckner…

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JONESTOWN JET ZEARFOSS SETS 25-LAP TRACK RECORD, TAKES THIRD PORT MAIN IN A ROW

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JONESTOWN JET ZEARFOSS SETS 25-LAP TRACK RECORD, TAKES THIRD PORT MAIN IN A ROW Andy Haus scores first late model win of season, Garman and Miller also win Story By: Port Royal Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Port Royal – In track record time, Brock Zearfoss of Jonestown completed a sweep of the month of August at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night by claiming his third 410 sprint car main in a row. Zearfoss started eighth in the field to record the $3,200 payday and set himself up to launch into the most lucrative week of the season…

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Jimmy Phelps Fulton Speedway Modified Win Sets Up A Three-way Race For The Title

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Jimmy Phelps Fulton Speedway Modified Win Sets Up A Three-way Race For The Track Championship; Empire Super Sprints Part Of September 2 Championship Night Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – August 26, 2017 – Coming into Saturday night Jimmy Phelps sat third in points and he knew he had to take matters into his own hands to have a shot at the Tracey Road Equipment Modified Track Championship on Saturday, September 2. Phelps went out and won the 35-lap feature after a tough battle with Billy Whittaker making the winning pass on lap 27…

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Pauch Jr Perfect In Prelude to the Coalcracker

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Billy Pauch Jr leads all 40 laps and wins “The Prelude to the Coalcracker” Modified Race at Big Diamond Speedway. Matt Stangle, Chris Derr and Shon Elk also victorious on the night.   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com In what has become a rare occurrence this season at the Big Diamond Speedway the mighty 358 Modifieds were able to get a Friday night race in the completed and in the books. This Friday night the dirt oval nestled up in the mountains presented the annual “Prelude to the Coalcracker” race paying a cool $4600…

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CATALANO DECLARED WINNER OF THE DAVE LONDON MEMORIAL

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TOMMY CATALANO DECLARED WINNER OF THE DAVE LONDON MEMORIAL AFTER FINOCCHARIO REFUSES TECH Story By: Gary Spaid/Spencer Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WILLIAMSON, NY…Chris Finocchario, from Macedon, NY, drove home in front of the largest crowd this year, at Spencer Speedway, to win the Dave London Memorial. Finocchario made a perfect night of it, winning his heat race, redrawing the pole starting position and leading every lap in the 50-lap event. That is until he reached post race tech, where he refused to have his motor torn down. That refusal handed the Dave London memorial win to Tommy Catalano. In…

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COURTNEY CONQUERS KOKOMO FOR SMACKDOWN VI VICTORY

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COURTNEY CONQUERS KOKOMO FOR SMACKDOWN VI VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray /USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers/USAC Kokomo, Indiana.........Rarely does an event truly live up to its moniker, but Saturday night's "Sprint Car Smackdown VI" was an apt description of how the final laps and post-race theatrics unfolded Saturday night at Kokomo Speedway. Tyler Courtney utilized a slider to grab the lead from race-long leader Tyler Thomas on the final green-white-checkered restart to win his second USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature at the quarter-mile in as many nights. Such as it was the night prior when he flipped in…

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Eric Beers scores 100th career win at MVS

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Eric Beers scores 100th career win; Lorin Arthofer II picks up Late Model 50 laurels Story By: DINO OBERTO/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 8-26-17) Eric Beers scored a milestone victory on Saturday night at Mahoning Valley Speedway as the “Master of Faster” recorded his 100th overall career win. Starting ninth on the grid, Beers was running second to Kevin Graver Jr., by lap 15. The next time around the DeLange Racing No. 45 was in charge of the pack and proceeded to cruise to the Winner’s Circle and memorable win. “It’s unbelievable to get 100 wins…

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Last corner pass secures $10,000 for Dave Blaney during Open Wheel Championships

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Last corner pass secures $10,000 for Dave Blaney during Open Wheel Championships Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com CHILLICOTHE, OH (August 27, 2017) - Utilizing a last corner pass to secure his place in Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory lane, the “Buckeye Bullet” Dave Blaney scored the Open Wheel Championships finale victory on Saturday night at the Atomic (OH) Speedway high banks, driving under race leader, Chad Kemenah, at the exit of turn four for a $10,000 payday. Blaney, pilot of the familiar Mohawk Northeast/Motter Equipment/Beltline Body Shop/No. 71M, started from outside-pole position and raced…

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WITH KAHNE IN ATTENDANCE, PITTMAN SCORES 2ND WIN OF SEASON AT BMP

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WITH KAHNE IN ATTENDANCE, PITTMAN SCORES 2ND WIN OF SEASON AT BMP Stewart and Schatz complete podium as Series heads to Washington Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BILLINGS, Mont. - August 26, 2017 - With the boss, Kasey Kahne, in attendance, Daryn Pittman powered his way from his fourth starting spot to win his second Feature of the season Saturday at Billings Motorsports Park. Pittman slid Donny Schatz for second before taking the lead from Shane Stewart on lap nine. Stewart and Schatz completed the podium. Stewart got the early jump on the field while Pittman…

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SUNNY SIDE UP; COURTNEY CAPTURES NIGHT 2 OF “SMACKDOWN” AT KOKOMO

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SUNNY SIDE UP; COURTNEY CAPTURES NIGHT 2 OF "SMACKDOWN" AT KOKOMO Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman & Ryan Sellers/USAC Kokomo, Indiana.........Sprint Car racing is chock full of ups and downs. Sometimes you're in victory lane and sometimes you end up on your head. Tyler Courtney experienced both of these extremes Friday at Kokomo Speedway, recovering from a hard flip during qualifying before returning to action after several other teams pitched in to make repairs. With a lap 10 pass of Hunter Schuerenberg, Courtney persevered to win "Sprint Car Smackdown VI" Night 2 at the…

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Abreu takes Open Wheel Championships prelim at Atomic Speedway

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Rico Abreu takes Open Wheel Championships preliminary at Atomic Speedway Open Wheel Championships continues Saturday with 10K-to-win finale Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com CHILLICOTHE, OH (August 25, 2017) - Withstanding persistent pressure from his summer landlord, “Smoke” Tony Stewart, St. Helena, California’s Rico Abreu earned his place in Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory lane on Friday evening at Atomic Speedway, capturing the Open Wheel Championships preliminary victory worth $5,000 over a field of 46 entries. The Arctic Cat All Star triumph was the seventh of Abreu’s impressive career; his first-ever at the Atomic Speedway…

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Buckwalter And Keller Wire Williams Grove Sprint Fields For Wins

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Buckwalter And Keller Wire Williams Grove Sprint Fields For Wins Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Steve Buckwalter and Cody Keller wired the sprint car fields for victories on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, in the 410 and 358 sprint car divisions, respectively. Buckwalter started second in the field to lead every lap of the 25-circuit main event for the 410 sprint cars. His pace was slowed only once, on the fifth lap when the red flag appeared for a fire on the machine of Eric Tomecek. For the restart, Kody Lehman chased…

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LEARY LAYS SMACKDOWN AT KOKOMO

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LEARY LOGS SMACKDOWN NIGHT 1 VICTORY AT KOKOMO! Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers & Travis Branch/USAC Racing Kokomo, Indiana.........Nearly one year to the day since his breakthrough USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory in late August of last year, C.J. Leary once again found "Sprint Car Smackdown" gold on the very same spot after capturing Thursday's "Sprint Car Smackdown VI" opener at Kokomo Speedway. In 2016, "Smackdown" weekend was owned by Leary and Kevin Thomas, Jr., who alternated victories throughout the three nights. The trend continued Thursday night when it became Leary's turn to…

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Matt Sheppard Tames Ohsweken For Fifth Consecutive Win

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Matt Sheppard Tames Ohsweken For Fifth Consecutive Win Chad Brachmann Nearly Steals Repeat Ohsweken Victory in Rain Delayed Feature Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com OHSWEKEN, ON, CAN - August 24, 2017 - The first 49 laps of the Triple Crown Showdown were a side-by-side battle between polesitter Larry Wight and front row starter Chad Brachmann, but the final 25 laps were all Matt Sheppard on Thursday night at Ohsweken Speedway. The reigning Super DIRTcar Series champion took the lead from Brachmann on lap 50 following a restart and couldn't be stopped on the way to…

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

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

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JJ GRASSO GRABS THIRD 410 SPRINT JERSEY RUSH WIN; PAUCH JR. POWERS TO MODIFIED VICTORY

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NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS JERSEY RUSH VII. . . . . JJ GRASSO GRABS THIRD 410 SPRINT JERSEY RUSH WIN; PAUCH JR. POWERS TO MODIFIED VICTORY Story By: Jay Dugan/TOTH Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ (August 23, 2017) – Two of the region’s most popular racing divisions converged on New Egypt Speedway, this past Wednesday, for Jersey Rush VII presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings. JJ Grasso of Middletown, DE scored the win – and the $5,000 prize money -- in the 410 Sprint Car portion of the event, while Billy Pauch Jr. of Frenchtown, NJ was…

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WATT, STANGLE AND DOERR COLLECT BRIDGEPORT WINS

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WATT, STANGLE AND DOERR COLLECT BRIDGEPORT WINS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com Ryan Watt, Matt Stangle and Jeramy Doerr raced to victory in Bridgeport action on Saturday night in a night of racing sponsored by All County Garage Door LLC of Carneys Point, NJ. Track officials raced the pop-up line of storms that appeared on the radar as feature time neared. It was Mike Franz and Jack Swain who led the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds to the wave of the green flag but it was fourth place starter, Tommy Beamer who took the lead…

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Tremont Keeps LaDuc at Bay for Fifth Devil’s Bowl Win

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Tremont Keeps LaDuc at Bay for Fifth Devil’s Bowl Win Duprey, FitzGerald, Mulready score victories Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photos By: Devils Bowl Speedway WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Kenny Tremont Jr. and Tim LaDuc are making sure that the Devil’s Bowl Speedway Dirt Track championship goes down to the wire between them, but Tremont inched ahead on Sunday, August 20. The veteran from West Sand Lake, N.Y., scored his fifth NASCAR Whelen All-American Series win of the year in a tight battle, topping a list of winners that included Bill Duprey, Andrew FitzGerald, and Aaron Mulready. Tremont’s win…

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SHEPPARD CONTINUES UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY DOMINANCE

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MATT SHEPPARD CONTINUES UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY DOMINANCE BY TAKING TWO WINS ON NIGHT OF LEGENDS THIS PAST SUNDAY Story By: John Tiff/Utica-Rome Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com VERNON, NY- Matt Sheppard’s assault on the Utica-Rome Speedway record book continued this past Sunday evening, August 20, as he took his fifth consecutive win in the Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modifieds, at the Vernon oval. Sheppard then scored his second win by taking the King of Dirt 358-Modified Series win, which was his 40th career win at Utica-Rome. Rocky Warner was winner in King of Dirt/DIRTcar East Sportsman Series while Rob Yetman took the…

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Brandon Sheppard secures win No. 14 at Eriez Speedway

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Unstoppable Sheppard Brandon Sheppard secures win No. 14 at Eriez Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLM Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ERIE, PA- August 20, 2017- Brandon Sheppard conquered his 14th World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the season and his second win in a row in the state of Pennsylvania on Sunday night at Eriez Speedway. While it is no surprise to see Rocket Chassis house car in Victory Lane, the shootout was anything but predictable as three different drivers commanded the lead throughout the 50-lap event including Russ King, Jared Miley and eventual winner, Sheppard. "We have…

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Hodnett takes Salute to the Troops victory at Susky

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Greg Hodnett takes Salute to the Troops victory at Susquehanna Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, PA (August 20, 2017) - Snapping an Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions winless streak that dates back to June 7, 2015, Spring Grove, Pennsylvania’s Greg Hodnett made his return to Arctic Cat All Star victory lane by conquering the Salute to the Troops program at Susquehanna Speedway in York Haven, Pennsylvania. Hodnett, who led all 30 circuits on Sunday, nearly swept the entire evening program by earning victories during his respective heat race and dash before claiming…

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Gravel Back on Track at Nodak

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David Gravel Back on Track at Nodak Gravel ends Schatz 5-race win streak at Nodak with 13th win of the season Story By: Anthony Cornini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MINOT, ND - August 20, 2017 - After a pair of pedestrian finishes Friday and Saturday, David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports No.5 team switched cars and scored their 13th victory of the season Sunday night at Nodak Speedway. Gravel's win stopped Donny Schatz, who finished second, five-race win streak at the Minot oval. Brad Sweet challenged Gravel for the lead early, but ended up settling for third. Gravel led all…

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BLEWETT POCKETS WOODY’S $5105 IN WALL MODIFIED WIN

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BLEWETT POCKETS WOODY'S $5105 IN WALL MODIFIED WIN Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Jimmy Blewett earned $5105 by racing through the pack and into the lead during the closing laps of the Woody's High Banks 105 for Freehold Ford Modified stock cars at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. It was sixth win of the season for the current championship point leader. By virtue of a pole starting spot by turning the fastest lap in time trials Blewett jumped to the lead at the outset with Holmdel's Andrew Krause offering plenty of…

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Tremont, Schroeder Split Modified Double Features at Valley

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Tremont, Schroeder Split Modified Double Features at Valley Story By: Phil Allaway/Lebanon Valley Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com As a result of rain on Aug. 12, the Modified and Pro Stock classes both had double features Saturday night at Lebanon Valley. Both races ended with drivers in need of pay dirt picking up important wins. Modified feature No. 1 saw John Ruchel lead early from the pole. Kolby Schroder moved up from the third starting spot and proceeded to give chase. Following a caution due to a Mike Keeler spin, Kenny Tremont Jr. was the man on the move. Tremont…

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Bloomquist Becomes First Five-Time Winner of Topless 100

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Bloomquist Becomes First Five-Time Winner of Topless 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATESVILLE, AR (August 20, 2017) - Scott Bloomquist became the first five-time winner of the COMP Cams Topless 100- Presented by Crop Production Services on Sunday afternoon at Batesville Motor Speedway. Bloomquist inherited the lead on lap-66 when race leader, Austin Rettig had to pit for a flat tire. Bloomquist then led the remaining laps to score the $40,000 victory in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and COMP Cams Super Dirt Series-sanctioned event. Tim McCreadie led the first 63 laps of the…

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