Sprint Cars & Midgets

75 Laps Suits Pauch Jr. Just Fine; Billy Wins 3rd Straight Tobias Classic at Action Track

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75 Laps Suits Pauch Jr. Just Fine; Billy Wins 3rd Straight Tobias Classic at Action Track USA T. Buckwalter Takes 600 Sprint Main; Dylan Hoch Scores Slingshot Victory Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - Attempting to manhandle a USAC All Pro SpeedSTR for 75 laps - while dicing for position with 25 other throttle-jockeys - can be an intimidating chore. But the long distance of the Dick Tobias Classic has proven to be no problem for Billy Pauch Jr. The Milford, NJ ace won his third consecutive Tobias Classic on Sunday night at…

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Brown Battles to Win 6th Annual Capitani Classic

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Brian Brown Battles to Win 6th Annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank! Story By: Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert/Knoxville Raceway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 6, 2017) – Brian Brown passed Keystone State pilot Greg Hodnett on lap eleven, and held on to win the 6th Annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank at Knoxville Raceway Saturday. The Grain Valley, Missouri driver earned $5,000 for his first Capitani Classic win, and his 37th 410 win overall here. Hodnett led from the outside of row one in the 25-lap feature, besting…

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BAYSTON BLAZES THE HIGH BANKS FOR FIRST BELLEVILLE VICTORY

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BAYSTON BLAZES THE HIGH BANKS FOR FIRST BELLEVILLE VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Belleville, Kansas.........All year long, the focus for Spencer Bayston and the Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports team has been to win Belleville. After running second to Chad Boat in the 2016 Saturday night finale, then again to Boat in this weekend's Friday prelim, the target was clear. It included pulling out all the stops, including a new, specially-built chassis designed to take on the Belleville High Banks. After another weekend of Boat domination, the tide turned when Bayston established new 4-lap and 8-lap…

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FREDDIE RAHMER WINS WILD 410 SPRINT CAR FEATURE AT LINCOLN

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FREDDIE RAHMER WINS WILD 410 SPRINT CAR FEATURE AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY; Shearer 12th different winner in 15 races in 358 sprints; Charlie Summers takes Dizzy Dean Memorial in Classic Cars Story By: Wayne Harper/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – August 5, 2017 – Freddie Rahmer has struggled at Lincoln this year, but he had ‘em covered in scoring his second win of the year in the 25-lap feature for 410 sprint cars in the Pigeon Hills Saturday night. “I just want to win,” said Rahmer upon exiting his Leffler Energy/Miller Brothers Chevrolet/Trans East Equipment #51 in victory…

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Clint Garner Finally on Top at Knoxville 360 Nationals

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Clint Garner Finally on Top at Knoxville 360 Nationals; Eric Bridger Victorious in 305's Story By: Bill Wright/Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos By: Tommy Hein & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 5, 2017) - One of the greatest 360 sprint pilots ever at the Knoxville Raceway, and indeed, one of the best sprint car drivers at the "Sprint Car Capital of the World", finally broke through and won the 27th Annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank. Clint Garner, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota held off the field to win the 25-lap $15,000 event at Knoxville on Saturday night in…

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THREE IN A ROW! BOAT WINS OPENER AT BELLEVILLE

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THREE IN A ROW! BOAT WINS OPENER AT BELLEVILLE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Belleville, Kansas.........Every once in a while, a team discovers the perfect combination: the right driver, the right car, the right setup and the right track, all at the right time. Friday night, Chad Boat and the Tucker/Boat Motorsports crew were all in unison as they pulled down a tried and true, war-tested machine from the shelf to win their third consecutive feature at the "Belleville Midget Nationals," something only Stan Fox had accomplished in the 40-year history of the prestigious event…

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Pittman Scores First Win of 2017 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

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Pittman Scores First Win of 2017 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Jeff & Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.com PEVELY, MO - August 5, 2017 - It's been a long time coming for Daryn Pittman, who secured his first win of the season Friday night at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. The 2014 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Champion has had a trying season by his standards. Friday night, he was able to fend off the eight-time and defending Series Champion Donny Schatz, including on a late-race restart with six laps to go.…

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Shaffer Shines In Night 1 of the Knoxville 360 Nationals

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Tim Shaffer Tops Night 1 of the 27th Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank; Jamie Ball Leads the Points Story By: Bill Wright/Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 3, 2017) - Tim Shaffer led wire to wire to capture night #1 of the 27th Annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway. The Aliquippa, Pennsylvania driver was paid $3,000 for his win aboard the Demyan/Rudzik Racing #49x. Jamie Ball emerged with the most points at 473, followed by Aaron Reutzel (471), Shaffer (470), Josh Baughman (467), Thomas Kennedy (467)…

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Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Swing Back Into Action this Weekend with Visits to Ohsweken and Canandaigua.

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Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Swing Back Into Action this Weekend with Visits to Ohsweken and Canandaigua. Story By: Dean Reynolds/Empire Super Sprints Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY - The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) took a few weeks off after a very successful CNY Speedweek and now are geared up for the stretch drive of the 2017 season. This weekend the winged warriors will travel to the Ohsweken Speedway in Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada on Friday and then back to the States for the annual visit at Canandaigua Motorsports Park during Watkins Glen Weekend on Saturday. Ohsweken will…

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BELL CAPITALIZES TO WIN HIS 2ND “CHAD McDANIEL MEMORIAL” IN BELOIT

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BELL CAPITALIZES TO WIN HIS 2ND "CHAD McDANIEL MEMORIAL" IN BELOIT Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Beloit, Kansas.........Rarely do we have the opportunity to accurately measure the accomplishments of racers in the midst of their careers to those who came before them. After all, that's what record books are for. But, when you join a name such as A.J. Foyt in any record book, it's certainly something worth mentioning. Bell did just that Wednesday night in the 8th Annual "Chad McDaniel Memorial" at Solomon Valley Raceway where he recorded his 20th career USAC National Midget…

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Kekich Memorial Starts Stretch Run for Divisional Championships at Mercer Raceway Park

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Kekich Memorial Starts Stretch Run for Divisional Championships at Mercer Raceway Park Story By: Lou Long/Mercer Raceway Park Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com (Mercer, PA August 2, 2017): The Fourth Annual Paul "Putsy" Kekich Memorial will kick off a memorable month of August at Mercer Raceway Park. The event will be presented by Sunburst Environmental and Bonnell's Rod Shop to honor one of the track's most colorful characters. "Putsy" was one of the most beloved competitors at the track. His successes in the Sprint Car and Modified ranks inspired two generations of racers, sons Mike and Doug, and grandson, Adam, all…

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ESS Sprint Car Legends Reunion Next at Weedsport Speedway on August 13

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ESS Sprint Car Legends Reunion Next at Weedsport Speedway on August 13 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 2, 2017) – The legends of the ESS Sprint Car tour will join together at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday, August 13 for the WACK 1420am ESS Legends Reunion fueled by Pit Stop Convenience Stores. A great night of racing will follow the ESS Sprint Car Hall of Fame induction ceremony as the ESS Sprint Cars and Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series will take on The Port, with racing action set to begin…

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THORSON THUNDERS TO FIRST USAC MIDGET WIN OF 2017 AT JEFFERSON CO.

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THORSON THUNDERS TO FIRST USAC MIDGET WIN OF 2017 AT JEFFERSON CO. Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Lonnie Wheatley/USAC Racing Fairbury, Nebraska.........Patience is a virtue, so they say and, indeed, good things come to those who wait. Tanner Thorson was the epitome of each proverbial phrase at Jefferson County Speedway's 2nd Annual Riverside Chevrolet "Tuesday Night Thunder" presented by Westin Packaged Meats and Schmidt's Sanitation. The reigning series champ out of Minden, Nevada, relentlessly hassled Tyler Thomas for the race lead throughout the first half of the 40-lap main event. On the 25th lap, Thorson made the winning…

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BULLRINGS TO THE HIGH BANKS: 4 USAC MIDGETS RACES IN 5 NIGHTS UP NEXT FOR “BELLEVILLE WEEK”

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BULLRINGS TO THE HIGH BANKS: 4 USAC MIDGETS RACES IN 5 NIGHTS UP NEXT FOR "BELLEVILLE WEEK" Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com USAC's National Midget schedule annually consists of venues that range in size from the bullrings to the half-miles from new events to the established. This week, the series' drivers and teams will experience a docket that runs the gamut from the one-fifth-mile Jefferson County Speedway to the quarter-mile Solomon Valley Raceway to the aptly-named half-mile Belleville High Banks. Each racy in their own right with distinct characteristics that make them stand apart from each…

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Sprint Car Doubleheader At Williams Grove On August 4 With 410s & 358s

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Sprint Car Doubleheader At Williams Grove On August 4 With 410s & 358s 358 sprints race for $1,500 to win in 25-lap K1 RaceGear Summer Series event Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will kickoff the month of August on Friday night, August 4 with an open wheel doubleheader featuring the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars and the HJ Towing and Recovery 358 sprints as part of the K1 RaceGear Summer Series for the 358s. Racing action begins at 8 pm. The 358 sprints will race in a 25-lap main paying…

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Hodnett Hustles to Mach 1 National Open Win

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Hodnett Hustles to Mach 1 National Open Win Story By: Tim Moran/URC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Greg Hodnett used his pole starting position to power to his first Capitol Renegade United Racing Club win of the 2017 season and the $6,000 payday to go along with it. With 28 cars signed into the pits for night 2 of the Mach 1 360 National Open, three heat races were used to determine the starting lineup of the 30-lap event. Blaine Heimbach and Curt Michael brought heat race 1 to the green flag as the 12 of Heimbach jumped out to the…

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Dietrich leads all 25 for $7,000 top prize at The Valley of Speed

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Danny Dietrich leads all 25 for $7,000 top prize at The Valley of Speed Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON, NY (July 30, 2017) - Wrapping up a weekend that included double round trips from Pennsylvania to New York, “Double-D” Danny Dietrich is now a two-time main event winner with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions in the state of New York, leading all 25 laps around the Lebanon Valley Speedway half-mile to score $7,000 for his part-time car owner, Tom Buch. Dietrich’s dominating performance, crossing under the final checkers two seconds ahead of…

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BACON TURNS IN K.C. MASTERPIECE AT LAKESIDE

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BACON TURNS IN K.C. MASTERPIECE AT LAKESIDE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC RAcing Kansas City, Kansas.........One of the statistics bandied about in the week leading up to Saturday night's USAC return to Lakeside Speedway was the fact that the most accomplished drivers in the sport, more often than not, seem to rise to the occasion when the venerable club visits the Kansas City, Kansas oval. Coming into the event, 13 of the 17 drivers who had won USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car features at the old Lakeside Speedway half-mile and the newer Lakeside Speedway 4/10-mile were…

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LAFFERTY DOMINATES PORT ROYAL LEGENDS DREAM RACE SATURDAY TO POCKET $12,510

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LAFFERTY DOMINATES PORT ROYAL LEGENDS DREAM RACE SATURDAY TO POCKET $12,510 Coleby Frye wins first of Port season in super lates Speedway Offers $10 Admission & $2,000 To Win/25-laps For Late Models Aug. 5 Story By: Port Royal Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Port Royal – Rick Lafferty dominated the Port Royal Speedway Living Legends Dream Race for 410 sprint cars on Saturday night to record the biggest win of his career, worth a combined total of $12,510 including posted payout and lap moneys. Lafferty not only won the 35-lap Dream A Main but he also scored a $2,000…

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RYAN SMITH FINDS VICTORY LANE IN FIRST EVER 410 SPRINT CAR EVENT AT OUTLAW

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RYAN SMITH FINDS VICTORY LANE IN FIRST EVER 410 SPRINT CAR EVENT AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Duane & Daryl Canfield/Mojo Photos DUNDEE, NY.....An overflow crowd packed Outlaw Speedway Friday ncght for the first ever appearance of the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Cars, presented by Lane's Yamaha. The 30-lap ASCoC 'A' Main began with Sammy Swindell grabbing the early lead over Ryan Smith as Danny Dietrich and Caleb Helms battled for third. The leaders hit traffic on lap 4 and a wild battle for the lead ensued. Smith was able…

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SANTOS TAMES TOLEDO HIGHBANKS IN “ROLLIE BEALE CLASSIC”

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SANTOS TAMES TOLEDO HIGHBANKS IN "ROLLIE BEALE CLASSIC" Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Toledo, Ohio.........Bobby Santos' golden reputation as a racer has been well-established and well-earned. From open wheel cars, to full-bodied stock cars to modifieds, the Franklin, Massachusetts native has driven them all and tamed them all at one point or another in his masterful career. In Friday night's Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness "Rollie Beale Classic," the 31-year-old driver had a single pin left standing in his lane on the way to cementing his diverse capabilities behind the wheel, if you ever doubted him for…

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Patience Pays Off: David Gravel wins at Hartford Speedway

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Patience Pays Off: David Gravel wins at Hartford Speedway Story By: Tony Veneziano/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com HARTFORD, Mich. - July 29, 2017 - Patience was certainly a must on Friday night in the Battle of Michigan for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series. David Gravel showed the patience of a true veteran, enduring five cautions and one red flag period en route to winning at the re-configured Hartford Speedway. Gravel, who started third, was able to get by Brad Sweet in lapped traffic with just three laps remaining, after erasing a sizeable lead that Sweet had as…

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Tim Buckwalter Charges To 5th SpeedSTR Win

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Tim Buckwalter Charges To 5th SpeedSTR Win; Pauch Jr. Takes Wild 600 Sprint Main At Kutztown's Action Track USA on July 26 Seth Spayd Is Kutztown Komet 100 Slingshot Victor Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - A dramatic charge, topped off by a three-wide pass for the lead, propelled Tim Buckwalter to his fifth victory of the season in the USAC All Pro SpeedSTR main on Wednesday, July 26, at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds. The SpeedSTR winner was not as fortunate in the Hyper Racing 600 Sprint feature,…

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SANTOS ON THE VERGE OF HISTORY FRIDAY AT TOLEDO

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SANTOS ON THE VERGE OF HISTORY FRIDAY AT TOLEDO Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Al Steinberg/USAC Racing In the long, storied history of the United States Auto Club, only 19 individuals have posted their name on an exclusive list of drivers who've captured Silver Crown, National Sprint and National Midget features at a single track during their careers. Even fewer are the names who comprise the list of individuals who've accomplished the feat at multiple tracks. Dave Darland has done so at Eldora Speedway and the Terre Haute Action Track. Jack Hewitt snagged all three in one night…

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CHAD BOAT UNDOCKED; RETURNS FOR USAC MIDGET “BELLEVILLE WEEK”

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CHAD BOAT UNDOCKED; RETURNS FOR USAC MIDGET "BELLEVILLE WEEK" ONE MONTH AFTER LINCOLN CRASH Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com One month after a frightening accident during the USAC National Midget event at Lincoln (Ill.) Speedway, Chad Boat will make his return behind the wheel for a big week of Midget racing in the nation's heartland Aug. 1 in Fairbury, Neb., Aug. 2 in Beloit, Kans. and Aug. 4-5 at Belleville, Kans. It was this week and these same three events last year where Chad Boat broke out for his first three career USAC Midget wins in…

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Arctic Cat All Star weekend in New York caps off July schedule

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Arctic Cat All Star weekend in New York caps off July schedule Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 26, 2017) - For the first and only time in 2017, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will spend a weekend in The Empire State, ready to compete at three different dirt ovals over the course of three straight days, all kicking off on Friday evening, July 28, at the Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, New York. Chasing a total winner’s share exceeding $20,000 during the weekend triple-header, Series regulars will battle a stout contingent of…

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Point Races Heating Up At The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, July 28

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Point Races Heating Up At The Brewerton Speedway This Friday, July 28 Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – July 26, 2017 – This Friday, July 28 Brewerton Speedway marketing partner Ferris Mowers will present a four-star racing program as the point races to decide the 2017 track champions is coming down the home stretch. The Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modifieds, SUNY Canton Sportsman, Firehouse Subs Mod Lites and JB Logging & Firewood 4-Cylinders will be putting on racing thrills on the “D-Shaped Dirt Demon.” Adult grandstand admission is $12 with everyone 18 years…

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Logan Schuchart Takes a Bite Out of Schatz for Win at Ohsweken

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Logan Schuchart Takes a Bite Out of Schatz for Win at Ohsweken Schuchart Earns First Career Victory in Canada Story By: Clayton Johns/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com OHSWEKEN, ON, CAN - July 25, 2017 - Logan Schuchart hunted down Donny Schatz in heavy lapped traffic and then dominated the second half of the Six Nations Showdown at Ohsweken Speedway for his fourth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series win of 2017 on Tuesday night. The victory was a much-needed confidence boost for Schuchart and his Shark Racing team who had struggled of late. The slick Ohsweken surface was exactly…

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Smoke earns I-79 Summer Shootout finale victory at PPMS

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Smoke earns I-79 Summer Shootout finale victory at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paucl Arch & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com IMPERIAL, PA (July 24, 2017) - For the first time since February 11, 2012, and for the second time during his famed career, “Smoke” Tony Stewart is an Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions main event winner, this time taming “Dirt’s Monster Half-Mile” at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway to help end the 2017 edition of the I-79 Summer Shootout. Stewart, who started third on the feature grid, took command officially during a lap 23 restart and…

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DAVIS AND STIEF SPLIT MASS DOUBLE FEATURES AT BRIDGEPORT

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BRYANT DAVIS AND RICK STIEF SPLIT MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES DOUBLE FEATURES AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story & Photos By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS After a wild night of double-features at South Jersey’s Bridgeport Speedway, the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series had a first-time feature winner and a first repeat victor of the 2017 season in victory lane this past Friday night. Twenty-nine-year-old Bryant Davis of Norwood, PA scored his first career 305 Sprint Car win in the June 17th make-up feature, while Rick Stief of Garnet Valley, PA, who finished second to Davis in the first event, visited victory lane for the second time…

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SANTOS’ SILVER CROWN RESURGENCE ROLLS INTO OHIO FRIDAY FOR TOLEDO’S 50TH USAC EVENT

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SANTOS' SILVER CROWN RESURGENCE ROLLS INTO OHIO FRIDAY FOR TOLEDO'S 50TH USAC EVENT Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By David Nearpass/USAC Racing Toledo, Ohio has been a home to USAC racing dating back to the club's inception in 1956. Over the past six decades, no driver has won more USAC races in the "Glass City" than did hometown hero, Rollie Beale, who won five USAC Sprint Car races on the half-mile, high-banked paved oval between 1971 and 1976. However, this Friday night, July 28, at Toledo's Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness "Rollie Beale Classic," one driver has an opportunity to do…

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Shaffer conquers Tri-City Raceway Park for third Arctic Cat All Star victory of 2017

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Tim Shaffer conquers Tri-City Raceway Park for third Arctic Cat All Star victory of 2017 I-79 Summer Shootout concludes Monday at PPMS Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Vince Vellella/ASCOC & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com FRANKLIN, PA (July 23, 2017) - After opening the 2017 I-79 Summer Shootout with a runner-up finish at Eriez (PA) Speedway on Friday evening, the “Steel City Outlaw” Tim Shaffer did one better on Sunday night by winning round two at Tri-City Raceway Park in Franklin, Pennsylvania. The Arctic Cat All Star victory, Shaffer’s third of the 2017 season and second ever at Tri-City Raceway Park, was…

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Franek Continues to Rule Delaware

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Franek Continues to Rule Delaware Story By: Tim Moran/URC  Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Davie “No Panic” Franek continued his dominance over the state of Delaware picking up his 6th win of the season and his 3rd win of the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club 2017 season. Franek also picked up valuable points on leader Curt Michael for the 2017 URC Championship. At the drop of the green flag, Chris Coyle looked strong aboard the Fred Kennedy owned 56 car, Franek who started in the 5th position was a man on a mission. Franek picked off 2nd place from Davey Sammons…

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BE PART OF THE RUSH AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY, JULY 25

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BE PART OF THE RUSH, THE PPB JERSEY RUSH VII AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY, JULY 25 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ (July 22, 2017) – It’s closer then you think. The Pioneer Pole Building Jersey Rush VII will return to the New Egypt Speedway Tuesday night, July 25 with many of the top drivers of the 410 sprints joining a long list of modified stars in this wildly popular 410 Sprint & Modified doubleheader. Gates open at 5 PM with racing taking the green flag at 7:30 PM. Be sure to come…

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Billy Pauch Jr. Wins First Event In Delaware Friday Night @ Georgetown

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Billy Pauch Jr. Wins First Event In Delaware Friday Night Before Huge Crowd; Davie Franek Scores URC Triumph; Bobby Wilkins Honored Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Billy Pauch Jr. can add another line to his resume. The third generation of the famed Pauch family made the long drive from his home in Milford, N.J., worthwhile with his first-ever victory in the state of Delaware on Friday night at Georgetown Speedway. The ‘Kid’s Kid’ earned $2,500 plus lap money for his efforts in the 25-lap big-block/small-block Modified feature. “This is my first win ever…

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Cole Duncan opens I-79 Summer Shootout with victory at Eriez Speedway

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Cole Duncan opens I-79 Summer Shootout with victory at Eriez Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Vince Vellella/ASCOC ERIE, PA (July 21, 2017) - Utilizing patience and a late race restart, Lockbourne, Ohio’s Cole Duncan parked himself back in Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory lane, this time earning $5,000 at Eriez (PA) Speedway to officially open the 2017 edition of I-79 Summer Shootout weekend in Western Pennsylvania. Duncan, who now owns two Arctic Cat All Star victories on the season, in turn elevating his career win total to three with “America’s Series,” took command officially on…

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Zearfoss Scores First Career WoO Series Win

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Zearfoss Scores First Career Series Win and First Posse Win of the Season Story By: Colby Gornewicz/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA — July 21, 2017 — Jonestown, PA-native Brock Zearfoss scored his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series win during the Champion Racing Oil Summer Nationals opener, ringing in the first Posse win of the season in the ongoing Outlaws versus Pennsylvania Posse battle. David Gravel came in second after a strong battle for the lead with Lance Dewease, who ultimately went into the wall and flipped with nine laps to go. Defending Champion Donny…

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Pauch Jr. Now All-Time SpeedSTR Win Leader at Action Track USA

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Pauch Jr. Now All-Time SpeedSTR Win Leader at Action Track USA; Strada Rim-Rides To 2nd 600 Sprint Win Tanner VanDoren Is All Star Slingshot Winner; Nowatarski Makes It Three Straight in Jr. Slingshots Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - One could not help but notice that there was a special vibe, a certain magical feeling in the air on Wednesday night at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds. It was Kenny Brightbill Appreciation Night, and his legion of fans turned out in droves to help the "Shillington Slingshot" celebrate his…

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The Kid’s Alright: Whittaker Wins All-Star Showdown at Eldora

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The Kid's Alright: Billy Whittaker Wins All-Star Showdown at Eldora Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH - July 19, 2017 - Billy Whittaker started on the pole and drove the cushion to perfection on his way to victory in the Super DIRTcar Series All-Star Showdown at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night. While it was a non-points race, it was Whittaker's first Feature win of any kind with the Series. The Central Square, NY drive was ecstatic in Victory Lane following the race. "Tony Stewart's done a heckuva job with this place,"…

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$500 BONUS UP FOR GRABS TO DRIVER WHO CAN SWEEP MASS DOUBLE-HEADER FRIDAY AT BRIDGEPORT

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$500 BONUS CASH UP FOR GRABS TO DRIVER WHO CAN SWEEP MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES DOUBLE-HEADER FRIDAY NIGHT AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com Returning back the “fastest dirt track in the east” after a sensational feature finish two weeks ago, the Engler Machine and Tool Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series prepares for a double-feature event this Friday night at Bridgeport Speedway. The Racesaver/IMCA 305 division will make-up a rained-out A-Main event which was postponed from its original June 17th date, as well as a fully scheduled night of racing. Pit gates are scheduled to open at 5:30…

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RYAN NEWMAN TO PAY TRIBUTE TO FALLEN RACING HEROES

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RYAN NEWMAN TO PAY TRIBUTE TO FALLEN RACING HEROES IN THURSDAY'S VOGLER/HALL OF FAME CLASSIC Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Johnny Vance's stealth black Beast with its golden yellow lettering and shimmering cherry red wheels was one of those cars that always caught your attention, even as it sat still in the pit area. Though it had been four years since the Aristocrat Products USAC Silver Crown car had competed in an event, there was always that suspicion that the Dayton, Ohio-based beauty out of Dayton, Ohio would roll out of the trailer and make its…

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5-Hour Knoxville Nationals Nears

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5-Hour Knoxville Nationals Nears Story By: Colby Gornewicz/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - July 17, 2017 - When a race fan hears "Knoxville" one thing immediately comes to mind: the 5-Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals, the largest Sprint Car event held annually at Knoxville Raceway in early August, this year from August 9-12. The small town of Knoxville that sits 40 miles southeast of the state capitol of Iowa has a population of just over 7,000 people. When the the racing industry descends on this small town, the population nearly triples for what is referred to as the "Super…

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Ironman 55 Separates the Strong from the Weak

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Tough Test: Ironman 55 Separates the Strong from the Weak Drivers set for physically challenging Ironman 55 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - July 17, 2017 - Drivers and teams look to be the strongest of them all when the Ironman 55 is all said and done. A two-night event on Friday and Saturday, August 4 and 5 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri is the longest Feature event of the year on the 90-plus events schedule for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint…

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BALLOU BAGS PUTNAMVILLE FINALE; THOMAS TAKES ISW TITLE

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BALLOU BAGS PUTNAMVILLE FINALE; THOMAS TAKES INDIANA SPRINT WEEK TITLE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass/USAC Racing Putnamville, Indiana.........Separated by just 23 points entering Sunday night's Indiana Sprint Week presented by Camping World feature at Lincoln Park Speedway, Kevin Thomas, Jr. and Robert Ballou each knew what was on the line. Win the race and the points will take care of themselves is the motto you'll often hear, but as the race wore on, the two ISW title contenders would find themselves on two separate paths: Ballou with a stranglehold up front and Thomas attempting to overcome a…

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Champion Racing Oil World Of Outlaws Summer Nationals This Week At Williams Grove

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Champion Racing Oil World Of Outlaws Summer Nationals This Week At Williams Grove Two-Day Outlaws VS Posse Showdown Slated July 21 & 22 Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present the two-day Champion Racing Oil World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Summer Nationals this Friday and Saturday night, July 21 and 22, at 7:30 pm. Lineups both nights will be set using time trials with Friday’s feature going 25-laps in distance, paying $8,000 to win. Saturday’s 30-lap Summer Nationals finale will pay a hefty $20,000 to the victor. The…

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FEEL THE RUSH. . . . TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 25 AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS present. . . .FEEL THE RUSH. . . . TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 25 AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY, THE JERSEY RUSH VII RETURNS WITH SPRINTS & MODS Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com NEW EGYPT, NJ (July 16, 2017) – The date is quickly closing in. Get ready for the “Rush of the Season” returning to the New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday night, July 25 with a spectacular 410 Sprint and Modified doubleheader. The Jersey Rush VII is again presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings with gates opening at 5 PM and race time set for 7:30…

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Donny Schatz Dominates 34th Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway

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Donny Schatz Dominates 34th Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway Makes History as First Back-to-Back Winner of the Prestigious Event Story By: Clayton Johns/WoO Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH - July 15, 2017 - Donny Schatz turned in a perfect score card and walked away with a $50,000 check after dominating the 34th annual Kings Royal for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series at Eldora Speedway on Saturday night. Schatz set fast time in qualifying and then won his heat from the fifth starting position following the traditional Kings Royal heat race inversion. Schatz's win in Heat 1…

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CUMMINS’ LAST LAP, LAST CORNER MOVE NETS SPECTACULAR HAUBSTADT ISW VICTORY

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CUMMINS' LAST LAP, LAST CORNER MOVE NETS SPECTACULAR HAUBSTADT ISW VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: David Nearpass & Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Haubstadt, Indiana.........As soon as the yellow light switched on for the final caution period of the evening, Kyle Cummins devised a plan. It was a plan born out of necessity that Cummins felt served as his best bet to compete for a victory in the closing laps of Saturday night's penultimate Indiana Sprint Week presented by Camping World round at Tri-State Speedway. Kevin Thomas, Jr. seemingly had the event stowed away for safe-keeping after leading the…

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FORSYTHE PILOTS WISNER FAMILY #2W TO FOURTH CAREER WIN IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINTS;

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Criswell cruises to super sportsman win; Chaney wins second straight in Central PA Legends Story By: Wayne Harper / Lincoln Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco / Racersguide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – July 16, 2017 – York’s Glenndon Forsythe added his name to the 2017 Lincoln winner’s list by claiming the John Gleim Excavating 25-lap feature for 410 sprint cars on Saturday night. Handicapping placed Forsythe on the outside of Dwayne Gutshall on the front row for the start. He grabbed the lead entering the first turn and led every lap. “Obviously, starting spot means a lot, but this is a…

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Tomkins Tops Tough Brewerton Speedway Modified Field

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Gary Tomkins Tops Tough Brewerton Speedway Modified Field Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – July 14, 2017 – When it was announced during the offseason that Gary Tomkins and the Coar-Clark racing team would make Brewerton Speedway their Friday night home it was widely known they would be a contender. Coming into Friday night Tomkins and team fought racing gremlins in 2017 with results not up to their standards. Tomkins and his team kept their heads down and kept fighting and refusing to give up. Friday night all their effort paid off as Tomkins…

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