Tag Archive: Dirt Tracks

Mahaney and Ward Hope to Use Home Track Advantage at Utica-Rome

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New Yorker 100 Set for July 2 at Vernon, NY Half-Mile Story By: Clayton Johns / Super DIRTcar Series Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 23, 2017 - When the Super DIRTcar Series rolls into Utica-Rome Speedway, a number of home track drivers will attempt to use their knowledge from weekly competition as an advantage in the New Yorker 100. Chief among that list are full-time Series regulars Mike Mahaney and Pat Ward. Mahaney, a King Ferry, NY native, is looking forward to racing at the big Vernon, NY half-mile. It's a change of pace…

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY $1,000 TO WIN MIKE MARTIN MEMORIAL FOR SPORTSMAN ON TAP

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DOUBLE FEATURES FOR GATES-COLE AUTO INSURANCE MODIFIEDS HIGHLIGHT HUGE SHOW THIS SUNDAY AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY Press Release By: John Tiff / Utica Rome Speedway Media Photos By: Jeff & Matt Clemons / Racersguide.com VERNON, NY- June 23, 2017- Fans attending Utica-Rome Speedway this Sunday, June 25, were already going to be treated to some great DIRTcar sanctioned action that included the second annual Mike Martin Memorial for the Broedel Energy Sportsman, which will pay $1,000 to the winner, but also the Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modifieds, Pro Stocks, and Novice Sportsman.  And thanks to Mother Nature this past Sunday, fans will…

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Modified Eliminations Highlight Fonda Saturday Night Event

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MODIFIED ELIMINATION RACE TO HONOR BILL ANAGNOSTOPULOS THIS SATURDAY JUNE 24 AT FONDA Story By: Ron Szczerba / Fonda Speedway Media Photos By: Jane Cella / Racersguide.com Fonda, NY –June 22, 2017-  On the Fonda Speedway website www.newfondaspeedway.com it states that the “Track of Champions” is where history is made on Saturday nights. That statement couldn’t have been more accurate as last Saturday Tim Fuller won the first modified feature of his illustrious career making him the 128th different driver in 1322 feature events held at Fonda to achieve that feat. Earlier this season on opening day, Justin Boehler was…

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SHAKELTON NAPA AUTO & TRUCK PARTS AND TONARLO’S RESTAURANT “UP THE ANTE”

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FOR THE SUNDAY, JULYL 16TH MODIFIED SUMMER SLAM.  RACE NOW PAYS MINIMUM $4,000 TO WIN FOR ONLY 30 LAPS AT FMP – COULD PAY AS MUCH AS $4,750. Press Release By: Andrew Harpell / Five Mile Poiny Speedway Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com KIRKWOOD, NY.- June 22, 2017- Race number 2 of the 4 race Sunday Summer Slam for Modifieds is set to take place on Sunday, July 16th at Five Mile Point Speedway.  Thanks to Shakelton NAPA Auto & Truck Parts and Tonarlo’s Restaurant the 30 lap Modified event will now pay a whopping $4,000 to the…

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Max Blair Defends Home Turf at McKean County Raceway

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Devin Moran And Brandon Sheppard Round Out The Podium Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: KIRK SCHROLL / RACERSGUIDE.COM SMETHPORT, P.A.- June 21, 2017- Max Blair defended his home state by maneuvering his way to his first-ever World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win at McKean County Raceway in Smethport, PA during the Hamlin Lake 50. The Pennsylvania-native was joined in Victory Lane by a fan club of family and friends who rushed the track for the celebration. After embracing the moment under a shower of confetti, Blair was seemingly at a loss…

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Kyle Larson Leads California Podium Sweep At Sharon Speedway

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Second Consecutive Ohio Sprint Speedweek Presented By Cometic Gasket Victory Story By: TYLER ALTMEYER / ALL STAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM HARTFORD, OH - June 21, 2017 - Elk Grove, California’s Kyle Larson picked up right where he left off on Monday evening, this time scoring a second consecutive Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket main event victory during competition at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio, ultimately holding off a pair of California natives for a $5,000 top prize. Larson, who started sixth on the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions feature grid, wasted…

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‘Home Track Advantage’

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Home Team Ready to Battle at 11th Annual Firecracker 100 Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: TOMMY HEIN / RACERSGUIDE.COM SARVER, PA - June 21, 2017 - The upcoming 11th annual Firecracker 100 promises to deliver the goods when it comes the cream of the crop among Dirt Late Model's finest drivers, as it does every year. The star-studded drivers' list is once again choc-full of big names who have found Victory Lane in the sport's biggest crown jewels. Many of those have done so on multiple occasions, including recent Dream 100 winner Scott…

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Juniata County Fire & Rescue/EMS Night June 24 At Port Royal Speedway

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Racing Action Includes 410 Sprints, Super Late Models, 305 Sprints And Xtreme Stocks Press Release By: SHAWN BROUSE/ PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Port Royal Pa.- June 20, 2017-  Presented by Glick Fire Equipment, PinnacleHealth and The Firestore, Port Royal Speedway will host Juniata County Fire and Rescue/EMS Night this Saturday, June 24 at 7 pm, honoring all Juniata County first responders. June 24 will also be another Camera & Autograph Night with fans who purchase a general admission ticket granted access to the pit area from 5 – 6 pm. Racing action will include the…

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STRUNK TAKES OVER AS TP TRAILERS NASCAR MODIFIED POINT LEADER AT GRANDVIEW

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B.HIRTHLER LEADS SPORTSMAN, SCHUTZ STILL TOPS IN BRC LATE MODELS; 20 DIFFERENT FEATURE WINNERS OUT OF 24 FEATURE RACES RUN Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEOTGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA -June 20, 2017 - Ten time TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified champion Jeff Strunk is working toward his eleventh at Grandview Speedway. This past Saturday night Strunk was able to grab a fifth place finish while Craig VonDohren came home 9th giving Strunk the top spot in the Modified standings. Strunk now sits at the top of the standings with 2226 counters while VonDohren is…

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Open-wheel Doubleheader Friday Night At Big Diamond

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Big Diamond  358 modifieds, URC Sprint Cars, New Warm-Up Time, Start Time, Goes In Effect June 30 Story By: SHAWN T. WOOD / BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT & JEFF STERE / RACERSGUIDE.COM FORESTVILLE, PA. - June 20, 2017- An open-wheel doubleheader is on tap for Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway as the Steel & Metal Service Center 358 modifieds return to action. They'll be joined by the Capitol Renegade United Racing Company sprint cars who are making their second and final appearance of the season at the track. This time, URC will race with the wings on.…

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Malcolm Is The Mountain Man

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Brian Malcolm Picks Up First Mountain Win For 2017 Story By: CRAIG DECKER / THUNDER MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DARYL CANFIELD / MOJO PHOTOS Center Lisle, NY.-June 19, 2017- Saturday night at the fast track was all about the fans! The competitors and race teams certainly put forth an outstanding effort to honor the fans from bicycle giveaways to free cash drawings, ice cream, candy, chips, and over 20 boxes of Little Caesars Pizza. It was what you would call a grand gesture to honor the ones that make it happen, the fans in the grandstands. With the power…

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Weaver Adds To His Win Total With FMP Checkers

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BRIAN WEAVER BECOMES SEVENTH DIFFERENT MODIFIED FEATURE WINNER IN SEVEN RACES AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY IN AWESOME MODIFIED MAIN. Story By: ANDREW HARPELL / FMP SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: D&J PHOTO / FMP KIRKWOOD, NY.- June 19, 2017- Over the three decades that Brian Weaver has raced he has recorded victories all over the northeast on Saturday he added to that win total by capturing the 30 lap Modified main event at Five Mile Point Speedway.  With the victory, Weaver became the seventh different feature winner in seven events this season at the speedway. The 30 lap Modified feature…

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Rocky Rules KOD Sportsman At Utica Rome

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ROCKY WARNER DOMINATES TO SCORE BIG KING OF DIRT WIN WHILE JEFF TROMBLEY TAKES CRSA SPRINT WIN Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RANDY MALLETT / HAMMERDOWN PHOTO VERNON, NY-June 19, 2017- Mother Nature forced Utica-Rome Speedway officials run a fast-paced show to attempt to get the full show in on Community Car Wash and Bill Herrig Auto Parts night.  The CSRA Sprint event saw Jeff Trombley score the win while Rocky Warner dominated the King of Dirt Sportsman Series event. The Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modifieds and the King of Dirt Pro Stock Series event…

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Tremont Two-For-Two in Topless Action on Devil’s Bowl Dirt

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Counter Scores Big Mini Stock Win Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: BARRY SNELLING / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY PHOTO WEST HAVEN, Vt. –June 19, 2017-  Kenny Tremont Jr. is starting to like the “topless” nights at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.  The seven-time track champion from West Sand Lake, N.Y., backed up his victory in last year’s special no-roofs race with another NASCAR Whelen All-American Series score at The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl on Central Vermont Motorcycles Night on Sunday, June 18.  Also scoring wins were Bill Duprey, Derrick Counter, and Sean Beinhaur. An improved…

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Williams Grove Sprints Compete In Another Yellow Breechs 500 Race Friday

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358 Sprints Make Return To Action, PA Speedweek Two Weeks Away Press Release By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg Pa.- June 19, 2017-Williams Grove Speedway will host another Yellow Breeches 500 event for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars coming up this Friday night, June 23 at 8 pm. The Yellow Breeches 500 races boast a healthy $500 just to start the 25-lap main event for the sprint cars. Also on the racing program is the return of the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint after a lengthy respite thanks to…

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Hearn Jets To The Century Mark On Valley High Banks

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Brett Hearn Wins 100th Career Valley Modified Feature   Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON  VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- June 18, 2017- Saturday night brought the action back to Lebanon Valley Speedway.  Brett Hearn appeared to be a festive mood.  However, the fiesta did not come without adversity. On the first lap of the Modified feature, Andy Bachetti and J.R. Heffner came together in turn 2, spinning out Heffner.  Hearn, Brian Berger and Kyle Sheldon were also collected.  The incident broke a shock on Hearn’s car.  Given limited time the Madsen Motorsports crew…

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KRESSLEY, KLINE AND LISOWSKI SCORE NASCAR FEATURE WINS AT GRANDVIEW

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20 FEATURE WINNERS IN EIGHT WEEKS OF RACING Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA. June 18, 2017 . . .Ma Nature was defeated at Grandview Speedway on Saturday as afternoon showers looked as if they would force another show to be cancelled. However management held off and the track crew did a great job to make racing possible. Brett “The Threat” Kressley, the 2016 Grandview Modified rookie, struggled early in the season with numerous mechanical and engine issues. Making a rare Grandview appearance on Saturday night, the Orefield leadfoot took…

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Wolfe Strikes Late Wins BAPS Night Feature At Lincoln

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WOLFE MAKES LATE-RACE PASS TO WIN BAPS NIGHT FEATURE AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY; Story By: WAYNE HARPER / LINCOLN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – June 18, 2017 – Lucas Wolfe took advantage of one of his few opportunities in lapped traffic with just over a lap to go to score the $4,200 top prize in Saturday’s BAPS Night 410 sprint car feature at Lincoln Speedway. Wolfe, who picked up the $1,000 bonus from BAPS with the win, set fast time on the night and started fourth. He quickly advanced to second at the start and…

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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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“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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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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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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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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SPRINT CAR SPEEDWEEK HITS GRANDVIEW ON JULY 4TH

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NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES PRESENTS… 410 SPRINTS AND 358 MODIFIEDS SHINE ON STAR-STUDDED INDEPENDENCE DAY EVENT Press Release By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA -JUNE 16, 2017 – What do you get when you combine the fastest cars of dirt track racing, a tight 1/3-mile oval, and a celebration of our nation’s independence? One of the biggest dirt track racing events of the season. NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series plays host to the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek on Tuesday, July 4 at Grandview…

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ALBANY-SARATOGA GEARING UP FOR “THE BIG SHOW 9”

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Star Studded Field Expected For The Annual Extravaganza Press Release By: MATT KEITH / ALBANY SARATOGA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Malta, New York -June 15, 2017-   In less than two weeks the biggest event of the 2017 year will take place at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway.  Brett Hearn's “Big Show 9,” part of the Super DIRTcar NE Big Block Modified Series, will take to the historic Malta oval on Tuesday, June 27, presented by  Recovery Sports Grill, Halmar International, VP Fuels, Fox Shox, JMMB, and Cedar Peaks Enterprises In addition to the already star studded Modified field…

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BIG FATHERS DAY SHOW PLANNED FOR UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

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THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 18, WITH KING OF DIRT SPORTSMAN AND PRO STOCK SERIES, CRSA SPRINTS, AND GATES-COLE AUTO INSURANCE MODIFIEDS ALL IN ACTION Press Release By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- June 15, 2017- After a two-week hiatus due to a rainout and the speedway’s first ever motocross event, action is set to return to the spacious half-mile oval at the Utica-Rome Speedway this Sunday, June 18, in a big way.  Community Car Wash and Bill Herrig Auto Parts will present the King of Dirt Series for both the Sportsman…

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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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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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RESERVED SEATS FOR THE BIG SHOW 9 ON SALE

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Entire Top Row Of The Stands And VIP Seating Available For Pre-Race Purchase Press Release By: JOHN SNYDER / BIG SHOW 9 MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SUSSEX, NJ - June 13, 2017- Race fans wanting to insure preferred seating for the Tuesday, June 27 The Big Show 9 Super DIRTcar Modified Series 100 at Malta, New York’s Albany-Saratoga Speedway can now purchase reserved seat tickets as well as VIP seating. “We’ve had a great many requests from fans wanting to enjoy the pre-race Midway activities, but were afraid of losing the seats of their choice. So we’ve…

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Sportsman Take Center Stage At Big Diamond Speedway This Friday Night

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United Racing Company Sprint Cars return June 23; Stevenson Memorial July 7 Press Release By: SHAWN T. WOOD / BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM FORESTVILLE, PA.-- June 13, 2017-It’s been the Mike Mammana and Matt Stangle show in the U.S.S. Achey sportsman modified division at Big Diamond Speedway this year. The two drivers have combined to win all five events held at the track and they’ll do battle again on Friday night as the sportsman headline a four-division card which includes the Savage 61 roadrunners, No Sweat Service Group street stocks and the Blast From…

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USAC Triple Crown Showdown To Be Staged At Williams Grove June 15 & 16

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Thursday Offers Return of USAC 410 Sprints For First Show Since 1996, Friday Boasts USAC Silver Crown Big Cars In 100-lap Horn/Schindler Memorial! Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg Pa.- June 12, 2017-  Williams Grove Speedway will host two huge nights of USAC sprint car and midget competition coming up on Thursday, June 15 and again on Friday, June 16 as the historic oval stages the USAC Triple Crown Showdown. The USAC Triple Crown Showdown will showcase all three forms of USAC competition on the big half-mile clay oval at Williams…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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