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Chris Windom Scores Port Royal USAC Eastern Storm

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Blane Heimbach Gets Career Win No. 12  Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS & DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Port Royal Pa. - June 18, 2017- Chris Windom of Canton, Illinois, scored the 30-lap USAC sprint car main event at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, spoiling the party for Robert Ballou after the California driver led nearly all 30 laps of the feature. In the regular 25-lap 410 sprint car main, Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove overtook Ryan Taylor with two laps to go to notch his 12th career victory at Port Royal. A…

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Nemechek Trucks To Gateway CWTS Victory

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John Hunter Nemechek Passes Matt Crafton Late For The Win At Gateway Story By: MATT CROSSMAN / NASCAR CWTS MEID Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR ST. LOUIS, Mo. - June 18, 2017- “Happy Father’s Day!” a crew member shouted at team owner Joe Nemechek Saturday night as track workers put together the Victory Lane stage behind them. Nemechek had already passed out a half dozen hugs and handshakes to other members of the team he owns, NEMCO Motorsports. “Incredible,” was all Nemechek could muster in response after watching his son, John Hunter Nemechek, pass Matt Crafton late in the…

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Durgan, Proctor Go ToplessAt Devils Bowl

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Durgan, Proctor on Top at Topless Night at Devil’s Bowl Speedway Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: BARRY SNELLING / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY PHOTO WEST HAVEN, Vt. – June 18, 2017- Two former track champions prevailed on a wild night of “topless” racing at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, June 17.  With the roofs taken off the O’Reilly Auto Parts Sportsman Modified cars for a different look and feel, Jason Durgan and Ron Proctor split a pair of 20-lap feature races in NASCAR Whelen All-American Series competition.  Other winners during the night included Brett…

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“Mr. Small Block” Pete Bicknell Rumbles To Ransomville Victory

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“Mr. Small Block” Pete Bicknell Takes Home Modified Win; Jonathan Reid Scores 1st Career Sportsman Triumph Story By: RANSOMVILLE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: ALEX & HELEN BRUCE / RACERSGUIDE.COM RANSOMVILLE, NY- June 17, 2017- Twelve-time Ransomville Speedway Modified track champion Pete Bicknell from St. Catharines, Ontario took home his first victory of the season on WGR550 and Wraptile Graphics Night at the Ransomville Speedway. Jonathan Reid from Lockport, NY won his first career Investors Service Sportsman feature event. “Showtime” Jaren Israel from Ransomville, NY won the make-up feature from May 12th for the KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks. Cameron Tuttle from…

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Larson Fastest in Qualifying at Michigan

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Kyle Larson edges Martin Truex Jr. for Michigan pole Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR BROOKLYN, MI- June 17, 2017- Martin Truex Jr. thought he had the pole for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400—until Kyle Larson made the last run in the final round of Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Driving the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, Larson, who won the first Cup race of his career last August at MIS, covered the two-mile distance in 35.616 seconds (202.156 mph), edging Truex (202.117 mph) for…

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Brian Brown On Top at Randolph County Raceway With Lucas Oil ASCS

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Brian Brown won a thriller at Randolph County Raceway with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS MEDIA Photo By: TERRY FORD / ASCS PHOTO MOBERLY, MO- June 17, 2017- For the 22nd time, Brian Brown found his way to victory with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, charging seventh to first in the series debut at the high-banked Randolph County Raceway on Friday night. "We're just happy to be here, we had a fast car," said Brown who thanked his crew and sponsors for their dedication and…

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Gravel Wins Rain-Soaked River Cities Speedway

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After three-hour delay, Gravel held off Madsen for ninth win of season Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WoO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MIKE SPIEKER / WoO MEDIA and HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM GRAND FORKS, ND- June 17, 2017- It was Jacob Allen who jumped out to an early lead during the initial start of the Gerdau Recycling Northern Tour. As Allen was coming to complete lap five of the 40-lap race, Allen jumped the cushion in Turn 4 went for a wild flip, bringing out the red flag. During the red-flag stoppage, a passing rain storm hit the Grand Forks,…

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Sheppard Caulks Up Another Outlaw Score

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SHEPPARD ADDS TO HIS WIN TOTAL AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By; PAUL SZMAL / OUTLAW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM DUNDEE, NY.- June 17, 2017-Friday night was a clear and muggy night at Outlaw Speedway as the A Verdi Patriot Sprint Tour joined the regular Super 6 Show for the Jeff Searles Memorial Night, presented by Scorpion Security Products. Scott Kruetter took the lead at the start of the A-Verdi Patriot Sprint Tour 'A' Main over Coleman Gulick.  After two quick cautions, action resumed on lap 5 with Kruetter pulling away and getting into traffic at the…

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Lehner Grabs First Career Sportsman Victory at Albany-Saratoga

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18-Year-Old Jack Lehner Drives the Race of His Young Life to Reach Victory Lane at ‘The Great Race Place’ Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM MALTA, NY- June 17, 2017- Nobody ever forgets their first win. The hours of hard work in the shop followed by the blood, sweat and tears shed at the speedway more often than not etch their way into one’s memory like an epitaph on a slab of granite. Though time may wear it away and the edges may not be nearly as crisp as they once were, the memory never completely fades from…

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Swanson Makes It Count At Williams Grove Memorial

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KODY SWANSON’S LATE RACE PASS NETS HIM HORN-SCHINDLER MEMORIAL FRIDAY NIGHT AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO & HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM MECHANICSBURG, PA – June 17, 2017- Kody Swanson didn’t lead the most laps in the Horn-Schindler Memorial for the USAC Silver Crown cars Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, but he led when it counted the most. Swanson, of Carmel, Ind., drove by race-long leader Damion Gardner with 16 laps to go in the 100-lap main event and scored his 17th career Silver Crown win tying him…

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First Time In The First State Watt Shines Like A Diamond

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Ryan Watt Earns Delaware First In ‘Diamond State 50’ Short Track Super Series Conquest After Late-Race Dramatics Story By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com DELMAR, DE – June 16, 2017- For the first time in the First State, Ryan Watt found Victory Lane. Watt, of Boyertown, Pa., scored a thrilling Thursday night win at Delaware International Speedway, topping the ‘Diamond State 50’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modified event. Watt pocketed $5,000-plus for his efforts in the Ron Roberts-owned car in Round No. 3 of the STSS Velocita South Region.…

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Aaron Reutzel Triumphant With Lucas Oil ASCS at Creek County Speedway

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Aaron Reutzel climbed the back of his No. 87 in celebration of his victory at Creek County Speedway with his son, Carson, who drew him the pole in Thursday's feature event Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS MEDIA Photo By: LONNIE WHEATLEY / ASCS PHOTO SAPULPA, OK- June 16, 2017- Aaron Reutzel was untouchable on Thursday night, earning his second Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network A-Feature win of the 2017 season. Winning at Creek County Speedway in Round 5 of the 2017 ASCS Sizzlin' Summer Speedweek, the win is Aaron's first…

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Thomas Jr. Tops Williams Grove USAC Field

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KEVIN THOMAS JR TURNS BACK CHRIS WINDOM TO WIN USAC SPRINT CAR RETURN TO WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH & HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM MECHANICSBURG, PA –June 16, 2017-  Kevin Thomas Jr. took the lead back from Chris Windom and then took his inside line away over the second half of the USAC Sprint Car Feature Thursday night at Williams Grove Speedway.From there, Thomas cruised to victory in the first USAC Sprint car race completed at the Grove since 1996. It was the opening night of the Grove’s USAC…

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Hartman & Buckwalter Win Heart-Pounding Mains on Scout Night

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Dylan Hoch Wins Season First in Slingshot Silver Tour Race; Nowatarski Repeats in Junior Slingers Story By: BARRY ANGSTADT / ACTION TRACK USA MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM Kutztown, PA –  June 16, 2017- Jeff Hartman though he’d be facing an angry crowd when Victory Lane announcer Michael Batz turned on the microphone after the USAC All Pro SpeedSTR main event on Wednesday night at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds. “I’m thinking they are all going to hate me and boo me for passing Kenny Brightbill,” whispered Hartman, the race winner, prior to Batz…

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White Knight White Hot at Albany-Saratoga

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Johnson, Warner, Miller Become Repeat Winners Story By: MATT KEITTH / ALBANY-SARATOGA SPEEDWAY Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM MALTA, NY- June 15, 2017- The weather in the capital district has finally been hot and so is defending Modified track champion Marc Johnson. Johnson made it two in a row at the “Great Race Place” using his trademark low line. “Unbelievable!” said Johnson. “Stewie is one of the best. The track was awesome.” Johnson also became the first repeat winner in the Modified division taking home the $3,000 pay day sponsored by Bart Contracting Company of Copake, New York. After…

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Hafertepe Continues Lucas Oil ASCS Domination at Lawton Speedway

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National Tour Win No. 7 for Sam Hafertepe, Jr. came at the Lawton Speedway on Wednesday night during Round 4 of the 2017 ASCS Speedweek Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS MEDIA Photo By: MIKE HOWARD / ASCS PHOTO LAWTON, OK- June 15, 2017- Sam Hafertepe, Jr. continues to show no signs of slowing down as the Keith Dobbs Motorsports No. 15h unmercifully dominated Wednesday's Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network Speedweek stop at the Lawton Speedway. "This thing was awesome," said Sam of his seventh National Tour score of 2017. "I…

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Preece Rockets To Thompson Victory

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Rolls To Second Whelen Modified Win After Late Pit Stop Story By: KYLE SOUZA / NASCAR MEDIA Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR   THOMPSON, Conn. --June 15, 2017-  Ryan Preece's pit stop strategy pushed him back in the field. But the Berlin, Connecticut, driver wasted no time in driving to the front en route to Wednesday night's NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in the Thompson 125 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. The win was the second of the season for Preece and 17th of his career. Preece pitted with many of his lead challengers on lap 70. The No.…

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MESERAULL Storms To Lincoln USAC Victory

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MESERAULL SCORES CAREER FIFTH IN AMSOIL USAC WINGLESS FEATURE AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY; Story By: BILL MEYER / LINCOLN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH & DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – June 15, 2017 – What a difference a night makes. One night after crashing on the final lap at Grandview Speedway, San Jose, California’s Thomas Meseraull claimed the $6,000 top prize in race #2 of the Amsoil USAC wingless sprint car Eastern Storm tour at Lincoln Speedway Wednesday night. It was Meseraull’s second overall win of the year and fifth USAC win of his career. Meseraull drove around polesitter and…

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Sam Hafertepe Jr. Perfect at Lucas Oil ASCS Devil’s Bowl Summer Nationals

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Sam Hafertepe, Jr. was the class of the field on Tuesday night at the Devil's Bowl Speedway, winning Round 3 of the ASCS Speedweek Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS MEDIA Photo By: RUDY GARCIA / ASCS MEDIA MESQUITE, TX- June 14, 2017- Four ASCS sanctioned visits to the Devil's Bowl Speedway in 2017, and just as many wins to show for it, Sam Hafertepe, Jr. rebounded from a weekend of DNF finishes with a dominating performance in Round 3 of the 2017 ASCS Sizzlin' Summer Speedweek, leading non-stop in the 44th Devil's Bowl Summer Nationals with the Lucas Oil…

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Larson Parks It at Eagle Raceway

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Stenhouse Jr. Wood Racing picks up first Outlaws win Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WoO SPRINT CAR MEDIA Photo By: IBRACIN PHOTOS EAGLE, NE - June 14, 2017- After leading 29 of the 30-lap Feature, Daryn Pittman couldn't withstand the late-race charge from Kyle Larson and Shane Stewart. Larson whipped around the top-side of the high-banked third-mile track to go by Pittman en route to win the return of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series at Eagle Raceway. When Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series superstars Kyle Larson and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. team up, you get one potent team.…

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Johnson Makes King of Dirt Series History at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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Calabrese Wins Ron Casey Memorial Sportsman Shootout Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEST HAVEN, Vt. – June 14, 2017- Marc Johnson made history on Tuesday, June 13, at The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway, winning the first-ever race for the new King of Dirt Series (KOD) Small Block Modified tour.  “The White Knight” from Guilderland, N.Y., sailed through the 40-lap “Vermont Modified Mayhem” event sponsored by A-Verdi Storage & Office Solutions, to kick off the new series with a $3,000 victory. Johnson started seventh and navigated his way…

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BRADY BACON SIZZLES ON HOT THUNDER ON THE HILL NIGHT

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NAPA AUTO PARTS NIGHT ON THE HILL;  DUANE HOWARD TOPS GRANDVIEW MODS; EASTERN STORM ROLLS ONTO LINCOLN SPEEDWAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 14 Story By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIE MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO & PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - JUNE 14, 2017 – It was a hot NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series night at Grandview Speedway and a packed house witnessed Broken Arrow, Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon collecting the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series win, claiming the $6,000 to win Jesse Hockett Classic.    Oley, PA’s Duane Howard claimed the win in the 30…

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Chad Kemenah Claims Top Prize at 34 Raceway

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Kemenah Tops All Star Circuit of Champions Stop at 34 Raceway Story By: BRIAN NEAL / 34 RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: D&M RACING PHOTOS WEST BURNLINGTON, IA- June 13, 2017- When the 2017 racing season schedule was released in early January for 34 Raceway in West Burlington, IA, the 410 Outlaw Sprint fans had Sunday, June 11th marked on their calendars. As the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Series, which is owned by former NASCAR star Tony Stewart, made a return trip to the track after several years of hiatus. Once all qualifying events were complete…

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Sheppard Out-Duels Hearn For Five Mile Point Victory

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Reigning Series Champion Earns First Win of 2017 Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM KIRKWOOD, NY - June 12, 2017 - Matt Sheppard took the lead from Tyler Siri on lap 16 and then held off polesitter Brett Hearn throughout a flurry of late-race restarts to win the Modified 67 at Five Mile Point Speedway on Sunday night. The Waterloo, NY native had to be strong in all aspects of the race as he raced from the sixth starting position to overtake Siri and never looked back despite Hearn's numerous attempts…

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Lombardo Wire Valley Field For First Career Victory

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L.J. Lombardo Claims First Career Valley Win Story By: PHIL ALAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK BROWN / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- June 12, 2017- Saturday night brought warm weather and no precipitation to Lebanon Valley.  The time was nigh for some good racing and the fans got it on Saturday night, along with a first-time winner. Mike Keeler, who has dealt with a number of mechanical issues this season, started from the pole.  On this night, Keeler did not have mechanical woes and led early. A series of incidents kept the field close early on.  First,…

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Gaver Rumbles To Mahoning Valley Victory

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Strong Running Kris Graver Notches Second Mahoning Modified Win of ‘17 Story By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. -June 12, 2017- In winning for a second time this season, Kris Graver enjoyed one of those finer nights of his career. Graver started ninth and within five laps was running third. Two laps later he checked into second and by lap 12 worked by then leader Kyle Strohl. Once at the front he as was able to outrun his competition by a significant margin, making it a race for second. His only worry…

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Creeden Finds His Way Back To The Top Of The Mountain

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Creeden Finds His Way Back To Victory Lane At  Thunder Mountain   Story By: SARA SPOONHOWER / THUNDER MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: EVAN CANFIELD / RACERSGUIDE.COM Center Lisle, NY – June 12, 2017- Saturday night brought with it beautiful weather, exciting two and three wide racing and some new winners.  Dana Davis, #138 600cc Modified, led an exciting race holding off Chris Jordan and Byron Worthing for his first win at Thunder Mountain.  Modified driver Danny Creeden clawed his way back to the top after a disappointing finish last weekend. Brian White put his #56 machine in victory lane after…

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Cozze Take First Of The Year At Grandview

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COZZE, SCHUTZ AND KYLE LILICK BECAME 16TH, 17TH AND 18TH DIFFERENT WINNERS OUT OF 21 NASCAR RACES PRESENTED THIS SEASON AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA. June 11, 2017 . . . Three different feature winners entered the record books on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway in their respective divisions in the Whelen Engineering sponsored racing events. The total different feature winners this season, out of 21 feature races presented, now stands at 18. Veteran campaigner Frank Cozze piloted the Tom Umbenhauer-owned/Harry’s U-Pull-It No. 4 to his…

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RINE’S SCORES 104th CAREER SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY LATE MODEL VICTORY

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RINE’S VICTORY WORTH $4,000 & APPALACHIAN MOUNTIAN DIRT LATE MODEL SPEEDWEEK SERIES TITLE Story By: STEVE INCH / SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF STERE / RACERSGUIDE.COM Selinsgrove Pa.- June 11, 2017- Jeff Rine’s 104th career super late model victory at Selinsgrove Speedway Saturday night was worth $4,000 and the Appalachian Mountain Dirt Late Model Series title. The Danville driver didn’t take the lead until lap 30 in the intense 40-lap thriller and held off Rick Eckert of York for the prestigious win. Rine came into the event trailing series leader Jason Covert of York Haven by only 27 points…

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Bloomquist Powers To Dream Victory

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BLOOMQUIST BACK IN VICTORY LANE AT DREAM XXIII Story By: ELDORA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM ROSSBURG, OHIO —June 11, 2017-  Scott Bloomquist powered past  Brandon Overton on lap 55 and cruised the rest of the way to a dominating win for his 7th career victory in the $100,00 to-win Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers at Eldora Speedway on Saturday night. “It’s like all these big shows, you are just glad they are over with,” Bloomquist said. “Mission accomplished!” Bloomquist, of Mooreseburg, Tennessee, started in the seventh position after finishing in second-place in the opening…

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Schatz Gun’s Them Down At Knoxville

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Schatz Fires Off His Big Guns at Knoxville to Join the Winningest Drivers Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM / PHOTO STAFF KNOXVILLE, IA — June 11, 2017 — Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing driver and eight-time World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series Champion Donny Schatz officially joined the ranks of the top-10 winningest drivers at Knoxville Raceway, leading all 25 laps of the Brownells Big Guns Bash night two Feature. The win marks his 25th career win at the 1/2-mile oval, tying him with two-time Track Champion Skip Jackson. It also marks the 10th win…

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DIETRICH CLAIMS NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS NIGHT WIN

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DIETRICH CLAIMS  4TH OF THE YEAR IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINTS; Story By: BILL MEYER / LINCOLN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – June 11, 2017 –“It’s fun to be fast here! They’ve got a heck-of-a race track here.” So said Danny Dietrich after scoring his fourth win of the year in the 33-lap National Fallen Firefighters Night 410 sprint car feature in memory of Lincoln neighbor Brandon Little at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night. “You try to be smart there at the end. I don’t know if anybody was there, but we’re just trying to finish…

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Josh Hohenforst gets Second Victory of 2017 at Fonda Speedway

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After a Solid and Well-Fought Run to Second Place, Hohenforst Declared the Winner of the Modified Feature after Stewart Friesen Fails to Make Weight Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY- June 11, 2017- As Yogi Berra once stated, it ain’t over ‘til it’s over. When Stewart Friesen crossed the line ahead of all others at the conclusion of the DIRTcar modified feature at the famed Fonda Speedway in Fonda, New York on Saturday night, the race was seemingly – and convincingly – over. Then again, not all outcomes are permanent. After failing to make weight post-race,…

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Harry Shaffer Breaks Through for First-Career Sportsman Triumph at ‘The Track of Champions’

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After 29-years of Trying and 29-Years of Close Calls, ‘Happy’ Harry Shaffer Finally Finds Victory Lane at Fonda Speedway Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY- June 11, 2017- Sometimes it’s the most important accomplishment, the most important triumph that can elude racecar drivers the most. For Brett Hearn, it was a victory in the Outlaw 200 at the Fulton Speedway [in Fulton, New York], for Dale Earnhardt it was the Daytona 500 at the Daytona International Speedway, for Harry Shaffer, it was a victory at his most coveted piece of hallowed ground; the Fonda Speedway in…

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Kenny Gates Notches Career Win No. 70 at Fonda Speedway

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Defending Fonda Speedway Pro Stock Champion Kenny Gates Claims Fifth Victory of 2017 at ‘The Track of Champions’ Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FONDA, NY- June 11, 2017- Some victories are more difficult than others. One week removed from being proven fallible – a fact that many of his fellow competitors were beginning to think improbable – West Winfield, New York native Kenny Gates resumed his place atop the podium after winning his 70th career pro stock victory at the famed Fonda Speedway in Fonda, New York on Saturday night. Gates, who is the defending track champion…

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Hodnett Gets Career 50th In Port Royal Sprints

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Hodnett  Takes First Oval Checkers Of 2017 Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Port Royal Pa.- June 11, 2017-  Greg Hodnett won his first Port Royal Speedway 410 sprint car main of the year on Saturday night, passing Aaron Ott for the lead and then outrunning Dylan Cisney to the finish for a $4,000 payday. In the 305 sprint main, Drew Ritchey of Everett scored a popular win in the footsteps of his grandfather, Junior Ritchey, who made his mark on the speedway in the 1960s, notching 20 full-size sprint car wins…

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Will Power Survived A Wild Night Of Racing At Texas Motor Speedway

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Power Wins Wild West Race at Texas Motor Speedway Story By: MITCH ROBINSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS OWENS / INDYcar SERIES PHOTO FORT WORTH, Texas –June 11, 2017- Will Power survived a wild night of racing at Texas Motor Speedway, winning the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 in a race that ended under caution. The victory is the 31st Indy car win in the Team Penske driver’s career, tying him with Dario Franchitti and Paul Tracy for ninth all time. Tony Kanaan finished second in the 248-lap race that saw 66 laps run under caution due to numerous on-track…

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Keselowski Saves The Best For Last For XFINITY Score At Pocono

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Brad Keselowski Ends Drought For No. 22 Ford With Last-Lap Pass Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: JEFF & MATT CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM LONG POND, Pa. – June 11, 2017- With a dramatic last-lap pass – the first of the season in the NASCAR XFINITY Series – Brad Keselowski won Saturday’s Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway, ending a 46-race drought for the No. 22 Team Penske Ford. Keselowski swept the stages in the 100-lap event but couldn’t get past leader Kyle Larson until he reached the Long Pond straightaway on the final circuit. Keselowski powered…

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Given and LaDuc Big Winners at Devil’s Bowl “Rumble”

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Given Wins $1,000 Demo Derby With “16 Hour Car” Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: BARRY SNELLING / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY PHOTO WEST HAVEN, Vt. – June 11, 2017-Hunter Given and Tim LaDuc, both of Orwell, Vt., came out on top of an action-packed day at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, June 10, taking the biggest victories at the “Rutland County Rumble” event.  Given won $1,000 by coming out on top of a wild Demolition Derby, while LaDuc swept the triple crown in the headline Altered Farm Tractor class of the four-division Truck &…

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Susice And Rudolph Roar To Victory At The Big R’

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Ryan Susice, and Erick Rudolph Take Home Modified Wins on Labor Night at the Races at The Big R Story By: RANSOMVILLE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: ALEX & HELEN BRUCE / RACERSGUIDE.COM RANSOMVILLE, NY… June 10, 2017-  “The Ransomville Renegade” Ryan Susice and third generation driver Erick Rudolph from Ransomville, NY took home the twin features for the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds at the Ransomville Speedway on Friday night as BlueCross BlueShield of WNY presented the 9th Annual Labor Night at the Races benefiting the United Way of Greater Niagara. Niagara Hardwood Center and A-1 Land Care also sponsored the night’s…

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Catalano Wires Spencer Modified Field

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TOMMY CATALANO BRINGS HOME A WIN AT SPENCER Story By: GARY SPAID / SPENCER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: KEN DIPPEL / RACERSGUIDE.COM WILLIAMSON, NY - June 10, 2017- Tommy Catalano picked up his tenth NASCAR Sunoco Modified feature win at Spencer Speedway last Friday. He was able to lead the entire 35-laps, besting Mike Leaty at the finish line. “That was a long race for sure,” stated Catalano. “The car started off really good, but got a bit off near the end. I was not looking for a caution then.” The Super Six feature saw eventual feature winner Tim Faro…

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Decker Does The Demon In At Brewerton

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Billy Decker Flies To Second Straight Brewerton Speedway Win Story By: DAVE MEDLER / BREWERTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MIKE JOHNSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM BREWERTON, NY – June 10, 2017- For the second straight week the “Franklin Flyer” Billy Decker put on a driving clinic as he put his Page Trucking No.91 in victory lane at the Brewerton Speedway. Starting 17th in the 35 lap Tracey Road Equipment Modified feature Decker’s car was on rails using every inch of the speedway as he worked his way through the field. The winning pass would come on lap 31 when Decker used the…

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Sheppard Rumbles To Outlaw Victory

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‘SUPERMAN’ LANDS IN VICTORY LANE AGAIN AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By: PAUL SZMAL / OUTLAW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM DUNDEE, NY.- June 10, 2017- A full moon and a slick track made for an exciting night of action on Yates County Food Pantry night at Outlaw Speedway. The 30-lap Friendly Dodge BB/SB Modified feature saw Eldon Payne jump out to a half straightaway lead over Brady Fultz in the first few laps.  Payne’s lead was erased by a lap 10 caution that brought the field to his back bumper, including Tyler Siri and Matt Sheppard, who…

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Poirer & Poirer Showdown At Mohawk

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Steve Poirier beats Jordan Poirier in Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Feature at Mohawk International Raceway   Story By: MIKE MALLETT / ESS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RANDY MALLETT/ HAMMERDOWN PHOTO    AKWESASNE, NY - June 10, 2017- Steve Poirier was still chasing his first series win coming into Friday night’s Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint event at the Mohawk International Raceway.  That was all the 2016 and seven-time series champion needed. The St. Mathieu de Beloeil, Que., driver had won seven of the last 11 events at the fast half-mile.  After Friday night, you can make that eight out…

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Sunshine Rides Again at Bloomington

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Tyler Courtney Takes 2nd Indiana Midget Week Win in Bloomington CMR Sweep Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC MEDIA Photos By: DAVID NEARPASS / USAC MEDIA BLOOMINGTON, IN- June 10, 2017- Tyler Courtney entered Indiana Midget Week with a pocket full of sunshine. After two victories in the first four rounds of the six-race series, the driver known as "Sunshine" left Bloomington Speedway Friday night with a pocket full of cash. Three nights following his first career USAC Midget National Championship points win in the Indiana Midget Week opener at Montpelier Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, Indiana's Courtney found his way to…

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Brad Sweet in Cruise Control with World of Outlaws Friday at Knoxville

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Kade Higday Grabs His Second 305 Feature of 2017 Story By: BILL WRIGHT / KNOXVILLE RACEWAY MEDIA Photo By: WORLD OF OUTLAWS SPRINT CAR SERIES MEDIA KNOXVILLE, IA- June 10, 2017- Grass Valley, California’s Brad Sweet kept his Kasey Kahne Racing #49 up front all night long in the first night of the Brownells Big Guns Bash Friday with the World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway. Brad led all 25 laps to capture his second career feature win here, as well as the $10,000 top prize. Kade Higday scored his second win of the season in the 305 sprint car…

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Johnson Soars to Victory at Malta

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Defending Albany-Saratoga Speedway Modified Track Champion Marc Johnson Notches Win No. 1 of 2017 Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM MALTA, NY- June 10, 2017- Sometimes the speed in which one gets to where they are going isn’t nearly as important as the timing. From the onset of the evening, Matt DeLorenzo looked to be the man the beat in the modifieds at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway in Malta, New York as the driver of the BBL sponsored No. 3 rocketed to victory in his qualifier and shot to the lead in short order during the 35-lap feature. He…

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Rahmer And Eckert Rule Williams Grove

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Rahmer Wins Second Of Williams Grove Sprint Car Season, Eckert Gets Late Model Speedweek Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg Pa.- June 10, 2017-  Freddie Rahmer Jr. won the third 410-sprint car feature of his young career at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, stealing the lead on the last lap from Alan Krimes to get his second checkers of the year that totaled $4,550. Rahmer’s winner’s take of $4,550 included a $500 bonus for winning from the fifth row plus another $250 from WC Eshenaur for making a last lap…

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Cleveland Claims Mark Hughes Memorial Victory at Albany-Saratoga

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Connor Cleveland Drives from Deep in the Field to Find Victory Lane at ‘The Great Race Place’ in Sportsman Action Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM MALTA, NY- June 10, 2017- Persistence, more often than not, always pays off. In the three previous editions of the Mark Hughes Memorial at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway in Malta, New York, Connor Cleveland has left the speedway at night’s end with a trophy in hand; it’s just never been for first place. With three consecutive top-three finishes since the event’s inception after the tragic passing of Mark Hughes, the driver of the…

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The Veteran And The Young Gun Take Eldora Twins

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ZEIGLER AND LANIGAN SHARE FRIDAY TWIN 25 WINS Story By: ELDORA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM ROSSBURG, OHIO —June 10, 2017-  Veteran Darrell Lanigan, the 2003 Dream winner, and 24-year old Mason Zeigler each held off late charges to pick up $10,000 victories Friday night at Eldora Speedway during the second night of preliminary 25-lap features for the 23rd annual Dirt Late Model Dream presented by Ferris Mowers. Lanigan, of Union, Kentucky, survived a penalty on the initial start of the first feature, moving him from the fourth-starting position to the sixth-starting position. It made little difference.…

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