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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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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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