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ALBANY-SARATOGA READYING FOR 2018

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ALBANY-SARATOGA READYING FOR 2018 Story By: Don & JoAnn Davies/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, NY (November 19, 2017) – The 2017 season had not yet come to an official close when Promoter Lyle DeVore began to lay plans for the facility and program improvements at the popular dirt oval that runs weekly on Friday nights under the DIRTcar NE banner. “The 2017 season was a great season for us despite five rainouts and threatening weather every week,” stated DeVore. “Our car counts were great and the crowds were good weekly. All in all we had a successful year.”…

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Clinching Scenarios: SSTS South Heading Into This Weekend At Georgetown

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Clinching Scenarios: SSTS South Heading Into This Weekend At Georgetown Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The ‘neutral’ ground of Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway will decide a 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) champion. The eight-race STSS Velocita-USA South region title – and the $10,000 that accompanies it – comes down to 40 laps around the Sussex County half-mile track this Saturday, October 28 as part of the two-day Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Following his ‘Dirty Jersey 5’ conquest at Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway on Sept. 30, Boyertown, Pa., driver Ryan Watt has accrued 587…

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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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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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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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Friesen Comes Up One Spot Short; What’s Old is New Again and Other Notes from Utica-Rome

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"Mr. October" Stewart Friesen Just Misses Victory Lane in 100-Lap Small-Block Super DIRTcar Series event at Utica-Rome Speedway; Are Coil Cars Making a Comeback; Matt Sheppard Burns Up in Closing Laps; Small-Block Racing is Still Exciting Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- October 4, 2017- We've seen this all before. Stewart Friesen - a man who has made the Utica-Rome Speedway his own personal playground in the past - seemed to be well on his way to yet another triumph at the Vernon, N.Y. facility. Of course - given the headline of this article - the…

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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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Mahaney Impressive in Outlaw 200; Young Guns Turn Some Heads and Other Notes from Fulton

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After Transferring Through the Last Chance Qualifier, Mike Mahaney Drives to Runner-up Finish at Fulton Speedway; Maresca and Williamson Turned some heads; The Johnson Brothers find their way into the top-five and Larry Wight fires from dead last to finish third Story and Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- October 2, 2017- Beyond a doubt, racing requires a multitude of diverse components in order to make one successful in this fickle business. An individual must - above all others - possess talent; that's almost the most obvious item to point out. However, the sport requires much, much more.…

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Blaney asserts his dominance in NASCAR XFINITY Series win at Dover

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Blaney asserts his dominance in NASCAR XFINITY Series win at Dover Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR DOVER, Del. – Once Ryan Blaney got the lead in Saturday’s Use Your Melon. Drive Sober 200 at Dover International Speedway, it was “game over” in the second NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff race of the season. After Playoff driver William Byron led every lap of the 60-circuit first stage and banked a playoff point, Blaney took the lead off pit road under caution on Lap 64. Blaney kept his No. 22 Team Penske Ford out front the rest of…

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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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Mr. DIRT Track USA Headlines Holiday Weekend for Super DIRTcar Series

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Mr. DIRT Track USA Headlines Holiday Weekend for Super DIRTcar Series Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 29, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series kicks off a big holiday weekend with the running of Mr. DIRT Track USA at Lebanon Valley Speedway in West Lebanon, NY on Thursday August 31. As the Series visits the high-banked 1/2-mile oval, the month of August will come to a close with one of the biggest paydays on the schedule. Only 101 laps stand between the drivers of the Super DIRTcar Series and the $17,500 paycheck.…

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Mike Bowman Modified Top Gun At The Fulton Speedway

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Mike Bowman Modified Top Gun At The Fulton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com   FULTON, NY – July 8, 2017 – Race teams and fans showed up Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway in large numbers with 110 plus race cars in the pits. The majority of those cars came down trackside for McDonald’s® Restaurants Family Autograph night. Victories on the speedway were taken by Mike Bowman (Modifieds) Todd Root & Nate Higgins (Sportsman) Jason Parkhurst (Late Models) Jake Davis & Matthew Becker (Novice Sportsman) Dakota Bechler (4-Cylinders). In the 35 lap Tracey Road Equipment Big…

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Win Weedsport Speedway Hall of Fame 100 Tickets & Swag at Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux this Saturday

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Win Weedsport Speedway Hall of Fame 100 Tickets & Swag at Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux this Saturday Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff WEEDSPORT, NY (July 6, 2017) – Weedsport Speedway is proud to partner with Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux, located at 309 US Route 11 in Central Square, this Saturday, July 8 to offer fans an opportunity to win free swag and Hall of Fame 100 race tickets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Officials from Weedsport Speedway will be on hand at the Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux location in Central Square with…

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Tequila Patron ESM Squad Paces Glen Practice

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Teams Gearing Up For Sunday Sahlen's Six Hours Of The Glen Story By: IMSA Weather Tech Series Media Photos By: Racersguide.com / Photo Staff WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – July 1, 2017- On a day when weather conditions were expected to create havoc at Watkins Glen Int’l, the stormy weather stayed away and only a few sprinkles were felt at times throughout the day on Friday. As a result, all IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams got in two productive practice sessions, and a few early favorites for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen have emerged. In the Prototype class, those favorites are…

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WINDOM GUNS FOR TERRE HAUTE TRIPLE IN FRIDAY’S “TONY HULMAN CLASSIC”

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WINDOM GUNS FOR TERRE HAUTE TRIPLE IN FRIDAY'S "TONY HULMAN CLASSIC" Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The number three has already played a prominent role in the pre-race discussion of this year's "Tony Hulman Classic." While Robert Ballou makes preparations to capture an unprecedented third "Tony Hulman Classic" in a row, a past winner of the event has aspirations of his own three-in-a-row mark this Friday night, June 23, when the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship returns to Indiana's Terre Haute Action Track. Chris Windom of Canton, Illinois has the opportunity to become the fifth…

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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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BAYSTON THE VICTOR, GOLOBIC THE CHAMP IN INDIANA MIDGET WEEK

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BAYSTON THE VICTOR, GOLOBIC THE CHAMP IN INDIANA MIDGET WEEK FINALE AT KOKOMO Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: David Nearpass & Travis Branch/USAC Racing Kokomo, Indiana - Spencer Bayston exorcised the demons that had plagued his relationship with lady luck since his first Indiana Midget Week triumph one year ago to capture his second career USAC National Midget victory Sunday night at Kokomo Speedway. Meanwhile, Shane Golobic - a steady, heady driver who always seems to play a leading role near the front of the field - made a late-race move with three laps remaining to net himself the…

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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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Super Late Models Return To Selinsgrove June 10th

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APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN DIRT LATE MODEL  $4,000-TO-WIN SPEEDWEEK SERIES FINALE Press Release By: STEVE INCH / SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE KOVACS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Selinsgrove Pa.- June 7, 2017-For the first time in series and track history, Selinsgrove Speedway will host a Saturday night finale for the Ninth Annual Ernie D’s Enterprises Appalachian Mountain Dirt Late Model Speedweek Series June 10. The 40-lap main event for the super late models will pay $4,000 to win and $400 to start! Sharing the racing card with the super late models will be the 360 sprint cars in a 25-lap main event paying…

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‘The Pauch Report’

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Pauch Racing Weekly Recap Story By: MANDEE PAUCH / MEDIA RELATIONS Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Freehold NJ.- June 6, 2017- Billy Pauch Jr. picked up two victories last week in the No.X Micro Sprint at Action Track USA and the No.96 Modified at New Egypt Speedway. The race week kicked off Wednesday night for Pauch Jr. at Action Track USA in the SpeedSTR and 600 micro sprint. Jr. locked into the main event by timing second fastest in time trials. Jr. started on the inside of the sixth row for the thirty-lap main event. “We weren’t really able to…

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Pittman Eyes Jersey Return

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World of Outlaws To Invade New Jersey Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / FIRST DIGITAL MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Bechtelsville Pa.- May 16, 2017- Claiming to be the Greatest Show on Dirt, the World of Outlaw Craftsman Sprint Car Series is set to invade New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday night May 23rd for the 5th Annual Jersey Outlaw Classic. This will be the only Garden State appearance by the World of Outlaws in 2017. Kasey Kahne Racing’s Daryn Pittman has had this race circled on the calendar since the schedule was announced as he has won the last…

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TO HOST 28TH SEASON OF THUNDER SERIES

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$500 TO TAKE THE GREEN FOR BIG BLOCK/358 MODIFIEDS IN THUNDER ON THE HILL SEASON OPENER SUNDAY, MAY 28 Story By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - May 15, 2017 – There’s no better way to celebrate the Memorial Day Weekend then  to be at the Grandview Speedway on Sunday night, May 28  for the Pioneer Pole Buildings  Triple Thunder Thriller racing program.  The  Big Block vs. Small Block Modifieds highlight an exciting night of racing for area race fans as the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series…

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The Gem Of The Catskills Rolls Off Tonight

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Accord Speedway Set To Go Racing Friday, May 12th Story By: STEVE PADOS / ACCORD SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Accord NY.- May 12, 2017 - The Northeast speedways have been fighting the crazy weather patterns since the beginning of the season and it has the promoters scrambling to attempt to get their shows in. Accord Speedway has been in the same boat with only one show being completed thus far in 2017 as they hit the midway point in the month of May. Promoters Gary and Donna Palmer will try once again on Friday night, May…

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Port Royal Fallen Heroes Championship For Super Lates Memorial Weekend Special

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Event Billed As Speedweek “Bonus Race,” To Be Run Under Speedweek Format Press Release By: SHAWN BROUSE / PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Port Royal –May 8, 2017-  In conjunction with Port Royal Speedway and Weikert’s Livestock, Ernie D’s Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek is pleased to join together to offer the Mid-Atlantic Drivers and Fans an Appalachian Mountain Speedweek “Bonus Race” as part of the big Bob Weikert Memorial weekend slated for Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th at the track. The Super Late Models will be on the card with the 410…

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‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Set For 25th Anniversary Season

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Lightning’ Strikes Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 28; Short Track Super Series ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Set For 25th Anniversary Season Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CENTER LISLE, NY – May 5, 2017- In the midst of its 25th anniversary season, Thunder Mountain Speedway is set to host a marquee event on Sunday, May 28. Fans and racers will celebrate Memorial Day weekend at the three-eighths-mile banked oval with the fourth running of the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special headlined by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled…

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Decker Scores Third-Straight Highbank Hold-Up Win at Fulton

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Sheppard Earns Runner-Up Spot After Starting 11th Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY - April 30, 2017 - Billy Decker raced from the sixth-starting position to take the lead from outside polesitter Brett Hearn on lap 46 and held off a surging Matt Sheppard to claim his third straight Highbank Holdup 100 victory with the Super DIRTcar Series at Fulton Speedway on Saturday night. After taking the lead, Decker battled through lapped traffic to build a lead over Hearn. He then had to contend with Sheppard, who rallied from the…

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Sodeman Begins Mercer Title Defence

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Sodeman Sails to Victory; Holden, Priest, Fulton, and Eckstrom Also Win Story By: LOU LONG / MERCER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: TOMMY HEIN / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mercer, PA - April 25, 2017- Jack Sodeman, Jr. began the defense of his track championship successfully, as he led wire to wire in the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars. Jimmy Holden chalked up his third triumph in the Turn 4 Toilets 358 Modifieds. Andy Priest won the non-stop feature for the Bonnell's Rod Shop 305 Sprint Cars. Tyler Fulton held off a fast-closing Pat Hanlon in the Mini Stocks presented by Ray's Racing Collectibles and…

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All Stars Invade To Contest Williams Grove Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial

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PASS/IMCA 305 Sprints Also Compete April 28 Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg Pa. - April 24, 2017 – Sanctioned by Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit Of Champions Sprint Cars, the 410 sprints will compete in the annual Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial this Friday, April 28 at Williams Grove Speedway when the 2017 Hoosier Diamond Series kicks off at 7:30 pm. The 2017 version of the Tommy will pay $5,000 to win out of a total purse worth over $25,000 for the 30-lap feature with time trials setting the heat…

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Bell Is King Of Wings Night One Action

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Brian Bell Wins King of the Wings Prelim at Jackson Motor Speedway Story By: BRYAN HULBURT / ASCS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO FILES BYRAM, Miss. -April 15, 2017- Notching his fifth career victory with the Lucas Oil ASCS Southern Outlaw Sprints, and second with the Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region, Tennessee's Brian Bell parked the FSR Radiators No. 23b in Victory Lane on night-one of the King of the Wings II at the Jackson Motor Speedway in Byram, Miss. Working from the outside line of the leading row, Bell would stave off several attempts at…

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Port Royal Ready For Lucas Late Model Series Invasion

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Moon Shine Camo Brings History Making Event To Port Royal Speedway Story By: JASON BLY / PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM PORT ROYAL, Pa. – April 13, 2017- Motors are revving up for the upcoming invasion of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at Port Royal Speedway on Sunday, April 23, sponsored by Moon Shine Camo. The invasion of the LOLMDS at Port Royal will be the first of its kind by the national touring circuit anywhere in the mid-state. The Moon Shine Camo Lucas Oil Late Model main will be 50-laps in distance,…

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Friday Texas Notebook

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Drivers Challenged By New Surface At Texas Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR FORT WORTH, Tex. –April 8, 2017 -  Denny Hamlin’s instant analysis was an omen of things to come. “This baby is ice—no grip at all,” Hamlin declared on his radio after spinning out on the new asphalt at Texas Motor Speedway just 2 minutes 23 seconds into Friday’s opening practice at the 1.5-mile track. Hamlin was lucky. His No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota escaped contact with the wall, and Hamlin had it back on the track shortly thereafter…

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Whelen Modified Stat Advance: Thompson

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Analyzing The Icebreaker 150 at Thompson Speedway  Story By: KYLE SOUZA / NASCAR WMT SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –March 30, 2017- The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will continue the 2017 season at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Thompson, Connecticut, on Sunday afternoon. Below is a statistical look at the Icebreaker 150, including selected driver notes: Icebreaker 150 Setup: • This marks the first of four appearances for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour at Thompson this season. • The track has held 134 Whelen Modified Tour races, the most of any track in series…

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Special A.J. Foyt Exhibit Coming To Indy Museum

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All four of A.J. Foyt's Indianapolis 500 winning cars will be on display as part of a special exhibit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum beginning April 14. Story  & Photos By: INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY ARCHIVES INDIANAPOLIS  IND.- March 30, 2017- In celebration of the 40th anniversary of his record-setting fourth Indianapolis 500 win, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is presenting an exhibit honoring auto racing icon A.J. Foyt, opening April 14. A.J. Foyt: A Legendary Exhibition, presented by ABC Supply, is a limited-run celebration that traces the superstar’s rise from the dirt tracks of Texas to the pinnacle of auto…

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ALLISON RICCI GOING SMALL BLOCK RACING

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Young Lady Racer Following KOD Tour In 2017 Press Release By: ROB HAZER / KOD SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY- March 29, 2017-  Last season Allison Ricci had her plans to tour with KOD cut short with an early season accident at Orange County that put her Halmar Race Team behind early. This season they announced on the Halmar Friesen Racing page the young lady racer would be on tour with the Elmo's Speed Supply King Of Dirt Small Block Modified tour full time. Ricci met with success on the KOD tour running well at…

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David Steele Killed In Sprint Car Crash

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David Steele Has Died After A Crash At The Three-Eighths-Mile Asphalt Oval. Press Release By: DESOTO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM BRADENTON, Fla. - March 25,2017- Versatile racing veteran David Steele was killed Saturday night when his sprint car crashed a Desoto Speedway. Steele, who was 42, was competing in a winged sprint car event on the three-eighths-mile asphalt oval, when he reportedly tangled with lapped traffic and crashed the No. 33 he was driving in the Southern Sprintcar Shootout Series event. Steele made his name racing open-wheel cars in Florida before moving to the Midwest and finding success in USAC. From…

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Gosek Set To Chase Triple Crown Series Title

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ISMA & Oswego Supermodified Champion Joe Gosek Ready to Tackle Triple Crown Championship Series     Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI  / TRIPLE CROWN SERIES MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS BURGESS / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY – March 23, 2017- Twice an International Supermodified Association and Oswego Speedway Supermodified track champion, Joe Gosek is ready to relive the days of old as he prepares to compete in wing and non-wing Supermodified action as a part of the inaugural Shea Concrete Triple Crown Championship Series presented by ASI Racewear. A winner of over 70 Supermodified events in his career between the ISMA and Oswego trails, Gosek comes…

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Hafertepe Breaks Out The Broom At Devils Bowl

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Hafertepe Perfect At The Lucas Oil Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCA SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RICKY GARCIA / ASCS PHOTO MESQUITE, Texas - March 20, 2017-  Sam Hafertepe, Jr. proved unstoppable at the 44th annual Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals as the Hwy. 79 Collision/Keith Dobbs Motorsports No. 15h sailed to his second victory in as many nights with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network. Having to bounce back from an inauspicious start that saw Sam slip back to sixth from a third starting spot, the point was held…

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Hafertept Wires Devils Bowl Opener

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Hafertepe Dominates Lucas Oil ASCS Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals Opener Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PATRICK GRANT / RACERSGUIDE.COM MESQUITE, Texas -March 19, 2017- Picking up seemingly where he left off in 2016, Sam Hafertepe, Jr. led start to finish to pick up his first win of the season with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network in the series opener at the 44th Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals. "I don't know how good we really were. I thought I heard him [Henderson] behind me a few times but it…

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Marc Johnson: No Longer The Underdog

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Marc Johnson Stunned the Dirt Modified World with His Title-Winning Season at Albany-Saratoga Speedway; Now He sits Poised to Do It Again Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SPRAKERS, NY- March 17, 2017- Simon Sinek once stated that champions are not the ones who always win races; they are the ones that go out there and try. And try harder the next time and even harder in their next attempt. Marc Johnson fits that statement perfectly. Though many see him as the ‘underdog,’ a venerable David versus Goliath persona, he has been close to…

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Harli White Focused Heading To ASCS Tour Opener

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White Focused on Consistency as She Enters First Season on Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Press Release By: SHAWN MILLER / INSIDE LINE MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF LINDSAY, Okla. -March 15, 2017 – Harli White will embark upon her first career season chasing the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour this weekend when the series kicks off its campaign at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. White and the premier 360ci winged sprint car series head to the oval in Mesquite, Texas, on Friday and Saturday for the 44th annual Spring Nationals. “I love Devil’s Bowl,” she said. “It’s one of my…

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Hafertepe Leads ASCS National Tour To Season Opener

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Sam Hafertepe Jr. Will Lead The Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Into Devil's Bowl Speedway This Weekend. Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: SERENA DALLHAMER / ASCS SERIES PHOTO TULSA, Okla. –March 14, 2017-  Sam Hafertepe Jr. will lead the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network into opening weekend at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the 44th running of the Devil’s Bowl Spring Nationals. A favorite destination for many on the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, the Devil’s Bowl is…

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Lebanon Valley Speedway Celebrates 2016 Champions

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Lebanon Valley Speedway Honors 2016 Champions, Readies Season Opener Story By: PHILL ALLAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK BROWN / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- March 14, 2017- This past weekend, Lebanon Valley Speedway held their annual banquets to celebrate the champions from 2016 and get everyone pumped up for the upcoming season.  Friday and Saturday nights saw the Lebanon Valley Clubhouse filled with drivers, crewmembers and their families enjoying each other’s company and receiving awards.  Roughly $100,000 in year-end awards were given out to those in attendance For the Modified class, Brett Hearn picked up a check…

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Williams Grove Kicks Off 2017 Season On Sunday

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Williams Grove Opens Sunday, March 12 With Sprints Only Late Models get chance to practice Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg Pa.- March 6, 2017- Williams Grove Speedway is set to open the 2017 racing season with a rare Sunday afternoon opener featuring the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars, this Sunday, March 12 at 2 pm. The 410 sprints will race in a 25-lap feature paying $3,600 to win on Sunday afternoon The super late models are on the program for  PRACTICE ONLY on Sunday. Once a staple on the Williams Grove…

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Keselowski Cashes In On Harvick Miscue

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Brad Keselowski Pounces On Unexpected Opportunity To Win At Atlanta Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR HAMPTON, Ga. – March 6, 2017- Thanks to the unintentional generosity of the dominant driver in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, opportunistic Brad Keselowski won the second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season. Kevin Harvick led 292 of the 325 laps at the 1.54-mile track, but a pit road speeding penalty under caution on Lap 311 sent him to the back of the field for the final restart. That gave Keselowski the…

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DIRTcar Racing Membership Required for All Sanctioned Events

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All Division Drivers Must Have A DIRTcar License To Participate And Receive Benefits Press Release By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - March 3, 2017 - Starting with the first events of 2017, any participants of a DIRTcar-sanctioned event will be required to hold a DIRTcar Racing membership. Any division without a 100 percent membership participation will be at risk of violating the sanction agreement and suspension of the sanction by DIRTcar Racing. A one-week temporary membership (for the traveling racer) will be accepted provided the driver completes the full application. However,…

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O’Neal Wins the Feature at the DIRTcar Nationals Finale

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Clanton Wins DIRTcar Nationals Championship Story By: BRENDAN CAPERIA / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM BARBERVILLE, FL- February 26, 2017- Don O'Neal of Martinsville, Ind., a veteran racer in action since 1988, has been one of the biggest names without a World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory. That changed in his 53rd career feature start when O'Neal finally took a coveted trip to Victory Lane during the bookend to the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Saturday night. Heading into the 40-lap Craftsman Club Feature, the buzz was about…

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Bernheisel Race Chassis Continue Grandview Sponsorship

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LATE MODEL RACERS AT GRANDVIEW BENEFIT FROM BERNHEISEL’S FIFTH YEAR AS SPONSOR Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - February 19, 2017 . . . Bernheisel Race Chassis will return, for the fifth season, as sponsor of the NASCAR Late Model racing division at Grandview Speedway for the 2017. “We appreciate the opportunity to work with the Rogers family in an attempt to grow and improve the Late Model division,” said BRC president Jim Bernheisel. “Grandview continues to offer a quality racing program and the Late Models are an important…

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Daytona NASCAR Friday Notebook

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Déjà vu Would Be Just Fine With Denny Hamlin Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 17, 2017- Denny Hamlin wouldn’t mind at all if history repeated itself during Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway. Hamlin won the Advance Auto Parts Clash, and eight days later, the driver of the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota followed up with his first Daytona 500 victory, a breathtaking affair that saw Hamlin beat fellow Camry driver Martin Truex Jr. to the finish line by .010 seconds, a margin of roughly six inches. Hamlin…

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NASCAR Not Affordable For Fans Anymore

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NASCAR Remains Popular Despite Declining Attendance Column By: ERNIE SAXTON / FIRST DIGITAL MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Daytona Beach Fla.- February 17, 2017- More and more I hear from people that read my columns and want to share their thoughts. Many feel that NASCAR racing is just not what it used to be. Here where I live several months each year, Ormond Beach, Florida, I listen to people tell me that they just don’t go, that auto racing just does not have their interest any longer. Not surprising that most of the complaints I hear are in regard…

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Meet Nicole Flood

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Nicole Flood's Racing Roots Run Deep Story By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUID.COM  Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Fort Washington Pa.- February 15, 2017- I had a chance to catch up with good friend, and fellow racing enthusiast, Nicole Flood at Motorsports 2017. Nicole was there to participate in this years Miss Motorsports competition. Where she finished 4th overall and won the award for best interview! While engaging in a short chat with her before the competition? Nicole and I had some time to share some of our experiences in the sport with each other. I found her story to be…

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