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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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‘Kids In The Hall’ Friesen And Warner On Top At Weedsport

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Stewart Friesen, Rocky Warner Top Hall of Fame 100 Spectacular at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski / Weedsport Speedway Media Photos By: Jay Fish / Racersguide.com WEEDSPORT, NY -July 12, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway’s Hall of Fame 100 played out on a perfect Tuesday evening with Stewart Friesen claiming the 100-lap, $10,000 to win, Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified special in a nail biter over Tim McCreadie, as Rocky Warner dominated the 25-lap Beyea Custom Headers Sportsman Shootout Series main. Friesen topped a field of 34 Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds after taking the lead from McCreadie…

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Saldana Tops All Star Field At Wayne County

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Joey Saldana Earns First Wayne County All Star Victory Since 1999 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer / All Star Series Media Photos By: Paul Arch / Racersguide.com ORRVILLE, OH -July 2, 2017 - Despite 18 years separating Joey Saldana from his last visit to Wayne County Speedway, the result remained the same; a victory against the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Saldana, aboard the Indy Race Parts/No. 71, led 15 of the 30 circuits on Saturday night to claim the $5,000 winner’s share at Orrville’s Historic Oval, utilizing a lap 16 restart to slingshot underneath early race leader, Chad…

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‘Double D’ Takes Gobrecht Memorial At Lincoln

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DANNY DIETRICH HOLDS OFF DEWEASE AND ABREU FOR LINCOLN PENNSYLVANIA SPEEDWEEK WIN Story By: Wayne Harper / Lincoln Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco / Racersguide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – July 2, 2017 – Danny Dietrich continued to impress in Saturday night’s Pennsylvania Speedweek show at Lincoln Speedway, claiming the $7,000 to prize in the 18th Annual Kevin Gobrecht Memorial for 410 sprint cars. Time trials, qualifying, and an inversion of “6” for the feature placed Dietrich alongside Freddie Rahmer on the outside of of row two for the start. Outside front row starter Trey Starks led the first ten laps before…

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‘Fast Freddie’ Kicks Off Pa Speedweeks With Grove Victory

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FREDDIE RAHMER OPENS PENNSYLVANIA SPRINT CAR SPEEDWEEK WITH WILLIAMS GROVE VICTORY Story By: Shawn Brouse / Williams Grove Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco / Racersguide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA –July 1, 2017-  Freddie Rahmer grabbed the lead from TJ Stutts on lap 14 and went on to win the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek opener Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Rahmer, 21, of Salfordville, earned $5,000 for his third Grove win of the season. It was his first career Speedweek win. His dad has the most Speedweek wins with 30.  He also extended his point lead as he’s finished in the…

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Kings Royal Brings Best of the Best to Eldora

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Sweet, Pittman Among Outlaws Vying For $50,000 Payday Fit For a King Story By: Colby Gorniewicz / WOO Series Media Photos By: Mike Campbell / Raccersguide.com CONCORD, N.C. - July 1, , 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series is set to roll into Eldora Speedway for the second time this season, but this time for one Sprint Car racing's biggest races of the year. The 34th annual Kings Royal runs from July 13 to 15 at the Rossburg, OH half-mile. The $50,000-to-win event is one of the Crown Jewels on the Outlaws' schedule each season and…

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Bakers Dozen Of Winners For Lucas Late Model Series

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Thirteen Different Winners in Fierce Lucas Oil Competition Story By: Jeremey Shields / Lucas Late Model Series Media Photos By: Heath Lawson / Racersguide.com BATAVIA, OH  -July 1, 2017 - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is widely acknowledged as the premier national tour for dirt late models - showcasing the talents of the nation's top dirt late model drivers each week. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series has completed twenty-three (23) sanctioned events thus far in 2017, with thirteen (13) different drivers visiting victory lane to date. A total of 266 different drivers have entered Lucas Oil Late…

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Cornwall Calling: Stewart Friesen Looking For Eastern Ontario Repeat

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Super DIRTcar Series Makes First Canadian Stop on July 9 Press Release By: Clayton Johns / Super DIRTcar Series Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 30, 2017 - The Super DIRTcar Series is set to roll north of the border for the first time in 2017 when it invades Cornwall Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 9. It marks the Series' only stop at the high-banked quarter-mile this season, which means the fans and drivers alike are sure to flock to the action-packed Eastern Ontario track. Stewart Friesen, originally from Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON and now residing in…

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Wight Hustles To CNY Speedweeks Victory

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Highside Hustle: Larry Wight Rides the Top Side to Donath Motor Worx CNY Speedweek Win with Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints at Canandaigua Motorsports Park   Story By Mike Mallett / Empire Super Sprints Media Photos By: Randy Mallett / Hammerdown Photo   CANANDAIGUA, NY –June 30, 2017-  There was no shortage of action in the second round of Donath Motor Worx Central New York Speedweek for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park.  Larry Wight and Mike Mahaney thrilled the crowd with a five lap dash to the finish that saw Wight ride the fringes…

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FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY READY FOR ANOTHER HUGE NIGHT OF RACING

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CONKLIN COMMUNITY NIGHT THIS SATURDAY.  ALL KIDS 17 YEARS OLD AND YOUNGER WILL BE ADMITTED FREE! Press Release By: Andrew Harpell / FMP Speedway Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com KIRKWOOD, NY.- June 30, 2017-Five Mile Point Speedway is ready for another big night of racing action on the historic quarter mile oval this Saturday night.  This Saturday is Conklin Community Night – all town residents showing photo I.D. will be admitted in to the grandstand FRE.  Racing gets underway at 6 p.m.  This Saturday is also another popular Youth Night - Kids 17 years old and younger will…

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CATCH HIM IF YOU CAN: TYLER WALKER MAKES GRANDVIEW RETURN

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TYLER WALKER RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY FOR THUNDER ON THE HILL SPRINT SPEEDWEEK ACTION Press Release By: Bob Miller / TOTH Series Media Photos By: George Steigerwalt / Racersguide.com BECHTESLVILLE, PA -JUNE 30, 2017– In 2011, it was Los Angeles, CA’s Tyler Walker sitting in Victory Lane for his second consecutive Grandview Speedway victory. In just one week, it could happen again at the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series event  presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings at Grandview Speedway On Tuesday, July 4, the one-third-mile, high banked dirt track gains the spotlight for Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek…

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MASSIVE FIREWORKS DISPLAY AT ALBANY-SARATOGA

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Featherfoot Warrior Pro Stocks And Military Night Press Release By: Matt Keith /Albany Saratoga Speedway Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com Malta, New York -June, 29.2017 -    The month of June will close out at Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Friday, June 30 with a Massive Fireworks Display filling the skies over “The Great Race Place” celebrating Independence Day.  The fireworks will presented by Santore's World Famous Fireworks.  The evening will be sponsored by TrustCo Bank. TrustCo Bank began in 1902 in Schenectady, New York, and has been in business for 115 years.  They are your hometown bank with 145 locations…

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Super DIRT Week Returning To MAVTV

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SPEED SPORT is partnering with DIRTcar Racing to bring NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLVI from Oswego Speedway to MAVTV for the second consecutive year. Press Release By: NSSN Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com  MOORESVILLE, N.C. - June 29, 2017-SPEED SPORT will produce five hours of coverage from the 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week from New York’s historic Oswego Speedway as part of Suzuki presents SPEED SPORT. Included in that coverage will be a two-hour prime-time special to air on Thanksgiving night featuring the Bud Light 300 for the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds.…

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Dave Marcuccilli Steals DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region Win

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Second Straight Series Victory For Marcuccilli Story By: Clayton Johns / DIRTcar Series Media Photos By: Matt Noles / Racersguide.com LAFARGEVILLE, NY - June 29, 2017 - Taylor Caprara had all but sewn up his first DIRTcar Sportsman Series win of the season on Wednesday night at Can-Am Motorsports Park, but a caution after the white flag waved gave Dave Marcuccilli the opportunity he needed to pounce. Caprara's lead of nearly a full straightaway at the massive half-mile track was erased for a green-white-checkered finish and Marcuccilli used the restart to steal the lead from Caprara and march off with…

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All-Square: Super DIRTcar Series Heads to Airborne For First Time

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Plattsburgh, NY Track Hosts Series For First Time Since Surface Change Story By: Clayton Johns / Super DIRTcar Series Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 29, 2017 - When the Super DIRTcar Series rolls into Airborne Park Speedway on Thursday, July 6 it will be the first time every full-time driver sees the track's new dirt configuration. The Plattsburgh, NY track converted its surface from asphalt to dirt following the 2016 racing season and is now set to host the Super DIRTcar Series for the first time in its history. Super DIRTcar Series director Mike…

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Pro Socks Night To Shine At Fonda’s Hondo Classic

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12TH ANNUAL HONDO CLASSIC TAKES CENTER STAGE AT FONDA ON SATURDAY, JULY 1 Story By: Ron Szczerba / Fonda Speedway Media Photos By: Harry Cella / Racersguide.com Fonda, NY - June 29, 2017- On Saturday, July 1 the pro stocks will take center stage at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway as they pay tribute to one of their own. The Hondo Classic is named for Hondo Carpenter, a popular competitor in the division who lost his life in an ATV accident on July 4, 2005. Each year dozens of supporters of this event contribute to the bonus money that…

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Super Sunday At Utica Rome Speedway Up Next

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SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES FOR MODIFIEDS, EMPIRE SUPER SPRINT SPEEDWEEK FINALE, SPORTSMAN, AND FIREWORKS ALL PART OF HUGE SHOW THIS SUNDAY AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY Press Release By: John Tiff / Utica Rome Speedway Media Photos By: Jeff Clemons / Racersguide.com VERNON, NY- June 29, 2017- This Sunday, July 2, a huge holiday triple header is scheduled at Utica-Rome Speedway when two of the premier series in the northeast visits the Vernon oval when the Super DIRTcar Series for the Big Block Modifieds and the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints join a weekly program of Broedel Energy Sportsman.  The ESS event is…

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Accord Speedway Gets Ready For Battle 5

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On The Eve Of Its Grand Reopening 25th Anniversary, Accord Speedway Hosts Huge ‘Battle of the Bullring 5’ On Monday, July 3 Press Release By: Brett Deyo / STSS Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro / Racersguide.com ACCORD, NY – June 26, 2017- Next Monday night’s (July 3) ‘Battle of the Bullring 5’ is scheduled on the eve of a key anniversary in the history of Accord Speedway. On July 4, 1992 and a mid-sized, but enthusiastic crowd gathered in the grandstand for the ‘grand-reopening’ of the Ulster County facility, previously dormant for five years. The speedway, which had fallen into…

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Wolfe Rolls Over To Port Royal Victory

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Wolfe Comes Back From Rollover And 16th Starting Spot For Impressive Port Royal Sprints Victory Story By: Shawn Brouse / Port Royal Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco / Racersguide.com Port Royal –June 26, 2017-  Lucas Wolfe of Mechanicsburg came back from an opening lap rollover and a restart position of 16th to blast to his third 410 sprint car victory of the season at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, taking $3,200 for the win. In the 22-lap super late model main, Jim Yoder took the win aboard a car normally run by his son Dylan Yoder. In the…

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FRANEK STORMS FROM 12th TO WIN 3rd 360 SPRINT RACE

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TONY ADAMS, A.J. HOFFMAN & BRIAN JOHNSON ALL SCORE FIRST STOCK CAR WINS OF SEASON  Story By: Steve Inch / Selinsgrove Speedway Media Photos By: Jeff Stere / Racersguide.com Selinsgrove Pa.- June 26, 2017- The 360 Sprint cars had one week left to prepare before the big Firecracker 30 race at Selinsgrove Speedway coming up on July 1. Davie Franek of Wantage, N.J., proved he is more than ready. Franek charged from his 12th starting spot to pass race leader Eric Tomecek on lap 19 and go onto his third win of the season in the 25-lap 360 Sprint Car…

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DIETRICHS FINISH ONE, TWO IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINT CAR THRILLER

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Arnold first repeat winner in “358” sprints; Cullum two-for-two in All American Outlaws Story By: Bill Meyer / Lincoln Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco / Racersguide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – June 26, 2017 – It was a big night for the Dietrich family in a thriller Saturday at Lincoln Speedway. In the end, Danny Dietrich claimed his fifth win of the year over brother Billy and Freddie Rahmer in a three-car battle that went down to the finish. “That was freakin’ awesome! That’s some good racing there, ain’t it?,” said Dietrich after scoring his 36th career Lincoln win, “I used…

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Tremont Adds To Lebanon Valley Win Total

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The Sandlake Slingshot Caulks Up Another High Banks Score Story By: Phil Allaway / Lebanon Valley Speedway Media Photos By: Mark Brown / Lebanon Valley Speedway Photo West Lebanon NY.- June 26, 2017- On Saturday night, the night of racing started under sunny skies.  But by the time the Modifieds came out, rain was imminent.  The result was a clean feature with a difficult climb to the front for the main contenders. Mike King scored the pole and quickly opened up a decent advantage over Chad Jeseo.  Further back in the back, Brett Hearn started 15th and slowly made his…

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Friesen Rolls To Fonda Checker Board Square

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FRIESEN BRINGS “A CYCLONE” TO FONDA’S VICTORY LANE Story By: Ron Szczerba / Fonda Speedway Media Photos By: Jeff Karben / Fonda Speedway Photo Fonda, NY –June 26, 2017-  Saturday evening at the “Track of Champions” was a special night as the 3rd Annual Elimination Race in Honor of Bill Ag of the Winners Circle” was held. When all was said and done in that event, defending modified track champion Ronnie Johnson was the winner of the final elimination race which was worth $1475. The prior four elimination races were won by Tim Fuller who took home a total of…

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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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