Tag Archive: Dirt Tracks

RAIN WASHES OUT ALBANY-SARATOGA

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Mother Nature Scores for the Second Time Press Release By: MATT KEITH / ALBANY SARATOGA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Malta, New York - May 5, 2017 - Mother Nature became the first repeat winner in the 2017 season at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. An all-day rain forced track officials to postpone the night’s program until the following week. “Mother Nature has not been our side so far this season” said promoter Lyle DeVore. “We will just pick up and go for next Friday night.” The schedule for Friday May 12 will remain the same with this week’s “Outlaw…

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Ohio and West Virginia on Tap for The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series

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Series Heads to Ohio and West Virginia to Top off Month of May Press Release By: KAYLA MAY / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, NC- May 5, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will head to the states of Ohio and West Virginia one time in 2017 for three events on May 26 at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, OH, May 27 at Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, OH and May 28 at Tyler County Speedway on Middlebourne, WV. Atomic Speedway The last time the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model…

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MR. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship Returns for 2017

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Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship Now Recognizes The Weekly Racers. Press Release By: KAYLA MAY / SUPER DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, N.C. - May 5, 2017 - For the seventh consecutive season, one driver from each of the Big-Block Modified, 358 Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions will walk away as Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Champion in 2017. In 1976 the Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship program was born. The Super DIRTcar Series program was used as a qualifier series for Super DIRT Week at Syracuse. In 1989, the Mr. DIRTcar Hometrack Championship program made a shift,…

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ESS Series Adds Snap-on Tools To Lucky Giveaway Program

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Sam Reakes Snap-on Tools Part of the Lucky Giveaway Program for Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints in 2016    Press Release By: DEAN REYNOLDS / EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS MEDIA Photos By:  MATT NOLES /RACERSGUIDE.COM   SYRACUSE, NY –May 5, 2017-  Sprint car competitor Sammy Reakes IV started a new endeavor in 2016 becoming a Snap-on Tools Dealer in Central, New York.  For the 2016 banquet, Reakes became a first time sponsor in the Lucky Giveaway Program with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS). Reakes and his parts truck serves Fulton, Hannibal, Hastings, Central Square and surrounding areas in New…

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Demolition Derby Caps Off Night Of Action At Utica Rome Speedway

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NOVICE SPORTSMAN AND DEMOLITION DERBY JOIN WEEKLY SHOW THIS SUNDAY AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY Press Release By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES/ RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- May 5, 2017- This Sunday, May 7, race number three of the young 2017 season is scheduled at the Utica-Rome Speedway when Wilber-Duck Chevrolet presents an exciting show of Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modifieds, Broedel Energy DIRTcar Sportsman, DIRTcar Pro Stocks, and Novice Sportsman.  The King’s Crash’em and Smash’em Demolition Derby originally scheduled from April 2 will also take place once all the racing action is completed. Matt Sheppard, the defending…

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Weather Postpones Mercer Raceway All Star Series Event

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Arctic Cat All Star Night Rescheduled for June 3 Press Release By: LOU LONG / MERCER RACEWAY PARK MEDIA Photos By: TOMMY HEIN / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mercer, PA May 5, 2017-  With wet weather and unseasonably cold temperatures forecasted for the entire upcoming weekend, Lernerville Speedway, Mercer Raceway Park and Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions officials have decided to postpone the Arctic Cat All Star visit to Western Pennsylvania until Friday and Saturday, June 2-3. As originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will host two, full programs awarding…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series 2017 Schedule Update

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81 Speedway Added to Great Plains Swing Press Release By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, NC- May 4, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is adding an additional event to the 2017 schedule. On Sunday, September 24, the Series will take the track at 81 Speedway in Park City, KS for the first time ever. The 3/8-mile clay-oval is the third and final stop during the Series swing through the Great Plains. Fifteen full-time drivers and crews will invade Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, KS on Sept.…

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ARDC Midgets Head To Big Diamond Speedway

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ARDC Midgets, Money in the Mountains Highlights May at Big Diamond Speedway Press Release By: SHAWN T. WOOD / BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF FORESTVILLE PA.- May 4, 2017-  The first of two appearances for the American Racing Drivers Club midgets will be a part of the exciting month of May at Big Diamond Speedway. After wrapping up an exciting month of racing in April with a non-stop  wingless United Racing Club sprint-car feature, a four-division show of Steel & Metal Service Center 358 modifieds, U.S.S. Achey sportsman, Savage 61 roadrunners and the No Sweat Service Group…

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‘The Sensational One’ Scores OCFS Opening Night Win

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Horton Takes The Opener at Orange County Story By: FRANK CATIZONE / OCFS MEDIA Photos By: JANE CELLA / RACERSGUIDE.COM MIDDLETOWN, NY – May 1, 2017- Jimmy Horton has collected a lot of hardware during a sensational racing career that has spanned over five decades. But Horton, despite enjoying great success throughout the years during an on-and-off stint at the Orange County Fair Speedway on Saturday evenings, has never managed to garner a season-opening victory at the historic race track. Horton, who returned to OCFS as a regular campaigner in 2016 after a long hiatus, put that problem to rest last Saturday…

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Trey Starks Earns Roy Morral Tribute For First ever Arctic Cat All Star Victory

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Trey Starks Takes Command For Bedford Speedway All Star Series Victory Story By: TYLER ALTMEYER / ALL STAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: VINCE VELLELLA / PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM BEDFORD, PA -May 1, 2017 - For the first time in his young career, Trey Starks is an Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions main event winner, outrunning Dale Blaney and Lucas Wolfe for the Roy Morral Tribute title at the Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway in Bedford, Pennsylvania. Starks, pilot of the Scott Gobrecht-owned/Textron Off Road/No. 44, took command officially on lap three and never looked back, crossing under the final checkers 2.2…

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MATT SHEPPARD TAKES FIRST UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY WIN OF THE SEASON

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ROCKY WARNER AND ROBBIE SPEED TAKE BIG SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES WINS Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF VERNON, NY- May 1, 2017- On a bitter cold spring evening this past Sunday April 30, the fans were treated to another exciting night of action on Wilber-Duck Chevrolet night that saw some late race fireworks and late race charges to the win.  Matt Sheppard found himself in familiar territory as he took the Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modified win while Rocky Warner made a late race pass of leader Dave Marcuccilli to win the DIRTcar Sportsman…

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KING OF DIRT RACING HEADED TO UTICA

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KOD/DIRTcar East Region Opens May 14th Story By: ROB HAZER / KING OF DIRT SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MATT CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY.- May 1, 2017– In just two weeks time the record setting King Of Dirt Racing Series will open their season at Utica Rome Speedway in Vernon, NY kicking off a historical partnership with DIRTcar racing, as the KOD/DIRTcar East Sportsman will be joined by the KOD Pro Stocks to begin an ambitious 2017 season. It has quickly become tradition that track owners/promoters Bill and Kim Shea host King Of Dirt Racing for the season opener and…

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Wingless Sprints Fly At Weedsport Open Practice

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Wingless Sprints Impress at Weedsport Speedway Open Practice  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM   Weedsport , NY -May 1, 2017 – While over a dozen cars took their first laps of the season at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday afternoon as a part of the speedway’s open practice session, all eyes were anxiously waiting to see 360 sprint car racers Chuck Hebing, Kelly Hebing, and Erik Karlsen hit the track for a wingless shakedown in anticipation of the ESS/URC ‘Ultimate Wingless Shootout’ on June 25. Karlsen and the Hebings did not disappoint, taking…

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Williams Grove Sprint Cars Race In Yellow Breeches 500 Event May 5

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The 358 Sprints Also On The Racing Card, Tune-Up for World of Outlaws is May 12 Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg Pa.- May 1, 2017-  One week before they tune up on May 12 for a World of Outlaws invasion, the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will be in action this Friday night, May 5 at 8 pm at Williams Grove Speedway offering a full program of qualifying heat races and a 25-lap main event as part of the Yellow Breeches 500 series of races The Yellow Breeches races pay a…

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Hough Goes The Distance For Lebanon Valley Victory

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Steve Hough Holds Off Tremont for Victory    Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK BROWN / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY PHOTO West Lebanon NY.- April 30, 2017- Saturday night’s Heavy Hauler-sponsored Modified feature may have only been for appearance points due to the Super DIRTcar Series race in Fulton.  However, that didn’t mean that there wasn’t any action. Steve Hough led the field to green on a blustery night.  He almost immediately fell into a battle with J.R. Heffner.  The veteran campaigner gave Hough all he could give, but the East Greenbush owner/driver was able to…

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Wilder Serves Notice Win Fonda Speedway Victory

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WILDER TAKES SEVENTH CAREER WIN AT FONDA Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF KARABIN / FONDA SPEEDWAY PHOTO Fonda, NY –April 30, 2017- In the last points race of 2016 at the Fonda Speedway, after putting together a three win season, Jeremy Wilder saw himself in a three way battle for the modified point championship with Ronnie Johnson and Bobby Varin. At the end of that last points race at Fonda, Johnson was declared the track champion but the one thing that Wilder had done during the 2016 season was open the eyes of people who…

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‘The Handler’ Scores A Winner At Grandview

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MANMILLER, DYLAN SWINEHART, AND BLAINE EMERY CONTINUE NEW WINNERS STREAK AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA. April 30, 2017. . .The new winner’s streak continued at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night.  Back after a week hiatus courtesy of Mother Nature, 35 Modified, 18 Late Model and 34 Sportsman drivers were ready to mix it up in qualifying events to participate in their respective features on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway and three new feature winners put their names in the record book. After three Saturday nights of…

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Bitner Dominates United Racing Club Wingless Feature at Big Diamond Speedway

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Craig VonDohren wins 358 Modified Feature, Sites 2-for-2 in Roadrunner Features Story By: SHAWN T WOOD / BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM FORESTVILLE, PA. - April 30, 2017- Mark Bitner picked the right time to return to victory lane with the United Racing Club. In the first-ever wingless event at Big Diamond Speedway for the oldest touring sprint-car series, a large crowd watched Bitner ran off the 25-lap feature in a non-stop time of 9 minutes, 58.905 seconds for his first URC win of the year. Craig VonDohren came from the 12th starting spot to score…

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Friesen Wins Season Modified Opener at Albany-Saratoga Speedway

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Pierson, Severance, Martin Among Opening Night Winners Story By: MATT KEITH / ALBANY SARATOGA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Malta, NY - April 30,  2017-  The weather may have been warm Friday night for the  packed Albany-Saratoga house, but it was Friesen at the end of the 35-lap Modified feature--as in Stewart Friesen. Friesen, a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular, will call Albany- Saratoga home in 2017 when his schedule allows, took advantage of a heads up fifth place start and quickly motored to the front, holding off the challenges of defending track champion Marc Johnson,…

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Dewease Stays Hot With Kauffman Classic Victory

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Lance Dewease Goes Wire-to-Wire for Keith Kauffman Classic Victory at Port Royal Speedway Story By: TYLER ALTMEYER /ALL STAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF PORT ROYAL, PA -April 30, 2017 - For the second time in as many nights, Fayetteville, Pennsylvania’s Lance Dewease is an Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions main event winner in Central Pennsylvania, this time dominating feature action from the front row to score the second annual Keith Kauffman Classic at Port Royal Speedway. The victory, the 33rd Arctic Cat All Star win of Dewease’s career and his sixth at the Port Royal…

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Sheppard the Bridesmaid at Fulton

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‘Super’ Matt Sheppard Comes Up Just Short of ‘Holdup’ Cash at Fulton Story By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- April 30, 2017- As much as racers would love to, you can’t win them all. Despite being fourth-fastest in time trials and finishing second to Larry Wight in his qualifying event on Saturday during the Super DIRTcar Series stop at the famed Fulton Speedway in Fulton, New York, Matt Sheppard passed nearly every car he needed to during the Highbank Holdup 100-lap modified feature but one; Billy Decker. Sheppard, who started 11th on the…

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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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Super Matt Scores At Outlaw Speedway

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'SUPERMAN' SHEPPARD WINS FIRST OF THE YEAR AT OUTLAW Story By: PAUL SMZALL / OUTLAW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM DUNDEE, NY- April 30, 2017- American Legion/Winner’s Circle Deli night at Outlaw Speedway saw another big field of cars fill the pit area as the IMCA Modifieds, Crate Late Models, and Winner’s Circle Deli Bandits ran their first races of the 2017 season. The night’s racing action began with the held over 30-lap 4 Cylinder feature event, which saw Casey Burch grad the early lead.  Ray Hyer had a flat left front which brought out the yellow…

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‘The Cobra’ Strikes Down Fulton ESS Field

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Chuck Hebing Gets Back on Track with Fulton Speedway Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Feature Win   Story By: MIKE MALLETT /  EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS MEDIA Photos By: MIKE JOHNSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM   FULTON, NY – April 29, 2017- No driver likes to lose a race on the last lap, but that was exactly what happened to Chuck Hebing last weekend.  On Friday night at the Fulton Speedway, Hebing had that in the back of his mind and this time, he wasn’t going to give it away. The Ontario, N.Y., driver was aggressive from his second starting spot.  He made…

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Todd Root Wins Sportsman Series Opener With Perfect Night At Fulton

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DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region Continues April 30 at Utica-Rome Story By: CLAYTON JOHNS / DIRTcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JAY FISH / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY - April 29, 2017 - Todd Root took the lead from Mike Phelps on lap 15 and paced the remaining 25 laps without difficulty to cap a perfect night at Fulton Speedway's Highbank Holdup 40 on Friday night. The race was the season opener for the DIRTcar Sportsman Series Central Region. Root earned the fastest time overall in time trials of the 52 cars in attendance before winning his heat race and then the…

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Dewease Lances The Field For Grove All Star Triumph

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Lance Dewease Outduels Freddie Rahmer For Hinnershitz Memorial Title At Williams Grove Speedway Story By: TYLER ALTMEYER / ALL STAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF MECHANICSBURG, PA -April 29, 2017 - The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions launched their first Central Pennsylvania swing of the 2017 season in fantastic fashion on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, putting on a show for “Pennsylvania Posse” fans in the form of a Lance Dewease and Freddie Rahmer duel for the 2017 Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial worth $5,000. Despite periods of pressure from Rahmer, as well as a near-disastrous run-in…

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Gravel Rolls To Plymouth Speedway Victory

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Win Number Five for the No. 5 of David Gravel Story By; COLBY GORNIEWCZ / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Plymouth, IN - April 29, 2017 - After starting seventh on the field at the beginning of the 35-lap feature at Plymouth Speedway, David Gravel worked his way up to third-place just shy of the halfway mark. It was with three laps to go Gravel took advantage of a bobble by the No. 87 of Aaron Reutzel to put him in the runner-up spot; but he wasn't done just yet. Setting his sights on the leader of…

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Bitner Slides To Big Diamond URC Score

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The Twister Lands in Victory Lane at Big Diamond Speedway Story & Photo By: TIM MORAN / URC SERIES MEDIA Pottstown Pa.- April 29, 2017-Mr. Twister Mark Bitner used a lap 2 slide job to propel his Bitner Automotive #15 to the $2,000 victory on Friday night’s Capitol Renegade Wingless United Racing Club event.  This was the first wingless event for the United Racing Club since 1996 when the 360 club ran at Grandview Speedway. A field of 15 cars entered the pits on Friday night for the 25-lap event paying $2,000 to win and two heat races were needed…

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Steve Danish Tribute On Tap For ‘The Track Of Champions’

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TRIBUTE TO STEVE DANISH HIGHLIGHTS THE SATURDAY RACING PROGRAM AT FONDA Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Fonda, NY – April 29, 2017- This Saturday, April 29 the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway will have a regular racing program in all divisions along with a tribute to 1988 Fonda Speedway Hall of Fame inductee Steve Danish. Heat races will be run for the modified, sportsman, and pro stock classes with the modifieds running a 30-lap feature, the sportsman and pro stocks will run 20-lap features, the street stocks and rookie sportsman will run…

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Super DIRTcar Sportsman and Pro Stock Join The Action At Utica Rome

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SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES FOR SPORTSMAN AND PRO STOCKS JOIN MODIFIEDS THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, START TIME PUSHED BACK TO 6 P.M. Press Release By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF & MATT CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY- April 28, 2017- After beginning the 2017 season this past Sunday, Utica-Rome Speedway is again ready for another exciting night of short track dirt racing this Sunday, April 30, as the Super DIRTcar Series for both the Sportsman and Pro Stocks makes their long-awaited return to the Vernon oval after a 13-year hiatus.  They will be joined by…

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Outlaws Invade Missouri State Fair Speedway

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The Breakdown: World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Missouri State Fair Speedway Story By: TONY VENZIANO / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF SEDALIA, MO — April 27, 2017 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series hits the track at Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia on Friday, May 5 for the Sedalia Show-Me State Showdown. It has been five years since the series last took to the historic half-mile, with three-time series champion Sammy Swindell picking up the victory in that event. A very strong group of full-time drivers will lead the series…

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Time To Do The Dew At Woodhull Raceway

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Woodhull Raceway Has Full Slate Of Racing Action Set For Saturday Night Press Release By: STEVE OVENS / WOODHULL RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Woodhull, NY - April 28, 2017-  This Saturday, April 29, Woodhull Raceway, Mountain Dew and Pepsi present the first complete show of the 2017 season.  The Insinger Performance 370 Modifieds will compete in their first points race of the season with Westfield, PA pilot Billy Van Pelt returning as the defending track champion searching for a Modified record nineteenth title. Van Pelt has garnered eighteen championships in the 370 Modified division at Woodhull…

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Mercer Sprints Tune-up for All Stars Invasion

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Young Gun Junior Sprints Added to Saturday Night Live! Roster Press Release By: LOU LONG / MERCER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: TOMMY HEIN / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mercer, PA -April 27, 2017 -   This Saturday, April 29, the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars will get their final tune-up before the invasion of the touring professionals of the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. The All Stars will make their only appearance the following week, May 5. Jack Sodeman, Jr., of North Jackson, OH, scored his first win of the 2017 season and immediately installed himself at the top of…

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Empire Super Sprints Take On Fulton Speedway High Banks

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The High Banks of Fulton Speedway Next up for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints! Press Release By: DEAN REYNOLDS / ESS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF   SYRACUSE, NY – April 27, 2017- The 2017 and 35th season for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) started last weekend with the opening show at the Outlaw Speedway. Seven days later the tour now visits the track where it all started in 1983, the Fulton Speedway. Last year the Lucas Oil Tour kicked off the exciting High Bank Holdup Weekend and with the success, the event is now…

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Grandview Speedway Back In Action This Saturday Night

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NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING ACTION RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY Press Release By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 27, 2017 -Fans coming out for the NASCAR stock car racing action at Grandview Speedway this Saturday will be in for quite a treat. As a result of the rainout last Saturday racers will be “chomping at the bit” to get back on the track and offer fans even more clay track racing excitement than they normally see. The Saturday night action will include the TP Trailers NASCAR 358 Modifieds along…

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Two-Day Discount Tickets Available for World of Outlaws, Super DIRTcar Series Double-Header at Weedsport May 21-22

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World of Outlaws And Super DIRTcar Series Go Back To Back at Weedsport May 21-22  Press Release By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF   WEEDSPORT, NY -April 25, 2017 – Weedsport Speedway fans interested in attending both the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series ‘Empire State Challenge’ on Sunday, May 21 and ‘Big Block Monday’ presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM for the Super DIRTcar Series on Monday, May 22, can do so for a discount, as long as they purchase tickets by Monday, May 1. A 2-day adult general admission package is currently…

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Dietrich Ready To Defend Home Turf Against All Stars

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Danny Dietrich Ready For Battle the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Om His Home Turf Story By: SHAWN MILLER / INSIDELINE MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM GETTYSBURG, Pa. –April 25, 2017- Danny Dietrich will attempt to fend off the invading Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions during their first Central Pennsylvania swing of the year this weekend. Dietrich, pilot of the Gary Kauffman Racing No. 48, will join the All Star Circuit of Champions for a pair of $5,000-to-win programs at the Williams Grove Speedway and Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway on Friday and Sunday, April 28 & 30, respectively.…

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United Racing Club Sheds Its Wings For Traditional Sprint Car Racing Friday Night at Big Diamond

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First Race of the Wingless Series For URC in 2017 on Steel & Metal Service Center Night Story By: SHAWN T. WOOD / BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Pottstown Pa.- April 25, 2017- When the United Racing Club held its first race in  1948, wings on a sprint car were not heard of, let alone roll cages, five point harness or any of today’s modern safety equipment. This Friday, URC which is celebrating its 70th anniversary season, will  kick of a full season of wingless dates as they join the Steel & Metal  Service 358 modifieds, Savage 61 roadrunners and…

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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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Wolfe And Wight Take Utica Rome Speedway Opener Laurals

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LUCAS WOLFE USES LAST LAP PASS IN FINAL TWIN 20 LAP A-MAIN TO BECOME GLADIATOR WINNER, LARRY WIGHT TAKES OPENING NIGHT MODIFIED WIN Story By: JOHN TIFF / UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM VERNON, NY - April 24, 2017- Lucas Wolfe walked out of Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday night as the overall Gladiator Champion after a pair of hard fought 20 lap features.  Wolfe finished third in the first A-Main before an impressive slide job on the final lap to beat Chuck Hebing in the second feature to take the win.  The combined results put…

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Eckert Roars To Port Royal Lucas Series Win

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Rick Eckert Charges Late to Win Port Royal  Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES EDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM PORT ROYAL, PA -April 24, 2017- Rick Eckert took the lead on lap 39 from Gregg Satterlee and went on to win his third career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race on Sunday night at Port Royal Speedway. In the series' first ever visit to the track; Pennsylvania drivers swept the top three spots. With the win, Eckert became the ninth different winner in LOLMDS competition this season. Satterlee led the first 38 laps of…

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WEEKLY RACING AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY NOW BEGINS WITH A BLOCKBUSTER EVENT!

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Five Racing Divisions Headed By The Big-Block Modifieds To See Action! On Saturday April 29th Press Release By: JOHN SNYDER / OCFS MEDIA Photos By: HARRY CELLA / RACERSGUIDE.COM MIDDLETOWN, NY -April 23, 2017 -With the originally scheduled opener postponed by inclement weather, Orange County Fair Speedway weekly racing season will now get underway on Saturday, April 29 with a full five-division card on the program. The 68th consecutive season of weekly racing at Orange County will find the first green flag waving at 6:30 pm. Headlining the program will be the 800-horsepower Big-Block Modifieds in a 30-lap feature race.…

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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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‘The Wild Child’ Rolls To Victory At Lebanon Valley Opener

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 Bachetti Outduels King For High Banks Checkers Story By: PHIL ALLAWAY / LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM West Lebanon NY.- April 24, 2017- Lebanon Valley Speedway kicked off the 2017 season with an action packed evening of racing opening night. With a not so favorible weather forecast  the schedule was sped up to avoid rain and the nights action ran quickly and was completed just after 9pm. By virtue of winning his heat race, Mike King started from pole. The action started very early when Mike Keeler spun on the first lap in turn 1.  Kyle Sheldon, Paul Gilardi and…

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Franek Gunns Them Down at Selinsgrove

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Franek Takes Jack Gunn Memorial Victory at Selinsgrove Story By: TIM MORAN / URC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JEFF STERE / RACERSGUIDE.COM Selinsgrove Pa.- April 24, 2017-Davie “No Panic” Franek used a lap 8 pass of race leader Chris Coyle to put the 28f in the lead position and went on his way to his first Capitol Renegade United Racing Club sprint car win of 2017 at the annual Jack Gunn Memorial race paying $2,500 to win. A field of 32 360 sprint cars singed into the Selinsgrove Speedway pit area on Saturday night all in search of the coveted…

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Feels Like The First Time For Justin Boehler

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JUSTIN BOEHLER MAKES HISTORY IN THE ICE JAM EVENT AT FONDA Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONAD SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JEFF KARABIN / FONDA SPEEDWAY PHOTO Fonda, NY –April 23, 2017- If you look on the Fonda Speedway website it states that the speedway is where “history is made on Saturday nights”. That could have never been truer than it was on Saturday evening as Justin Boehler collected his first career win in the modified division at the “Track of Champions”. When the racing program began Saturday evening there was a total of 126 different drivers who had won modified…

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Marks Comes Off Outlaws Trail To Win Port Royal, Sets New 25-lap Track Record

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Jeff Miller becomes first repeat winner of Keystone RaceSaver Challenge for 305s, Renninger gets second xtreme main Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM PORT ROYAL, Pa. –April 23, 2017- Brent Marks of Myerstown took advantage of an unexpected break in his World of Outlaws sprint car schedule to invade Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night and ended up pealing some seven seconds off of the 25-lap track record on his way to a $3,200 payday. In the 25-lap make-up 2016 RaceSaver Challenge for IMCA 305 sprint cars, Jeff Miller of Huntingdon became…

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Sheldon Haudenschild Dominates for Arctic Cat All Star Win at Wayne County Speedway

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Sheldon Haudenschild Returns Home for Arctic Cat All Star win at Wayne County Speedway Story By: TYLER ALTMEYER / ALL STAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM ORRVILLE, OH -April 23, 2017 - With his World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series weekend commitments in Arkansas and Missouri washed away by Mother Nature, Wooster, Ohio’s Sheldon Haudenschild decided to make the long trek home. The decision proved to be worth $5,000. Sheldon Haudenschild dominated Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions competition on Saturday evening at Wayne County Speedway, charging forward from sixth on the main event grid…

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Outlaw Late Models Thundering Through Tennessee

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Hits Tennessee for Two Shows Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, NC- April 23, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series brings 15 full-time drivers and their 850-horsepower machines to echo through the mountains of Tennessee with back-to back 50-lap $10,000-to-win events at Duck River Raceway on May 12 and Smoky Mountain Speedway on May 13. The pair of Tennessee tracks have been on the Series schedule since 2013. The central location of the state in the realm of Late Model…

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Fulton Speedway Ready For The Holdup

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Fulton Speedway Test & Tune In The Books; Big Highbank Holdup Weekend April 28-29 Story By: DAVE MEDLER / FULTON SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY – April 23, 2017 - The sights, sounds and smells of a new race season filled the Fulton Speedway for the test and tune on Saturday afternoon. Over 60 race teams showed off their cars making sure a long winter of hard work paid off. Now all eyes turn to the 3rd annual ‘Highbank Holdup’ weekend on April 28-29. On Friday, April 28 Sam Reakes Snap-On franchise will present the…

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