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WILDER HOLDS OFF BATMAN; Tremont Captures Makeup Feature

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WILDER HOLDS OFF BATMAN; Tremont Captures Makeup Feature Story By: Matt Kieith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (July 21, 2017)- Jeremy Wilder held off the charges of a red hot Peter Britten, the point leader, to capture his second win of the season and career at “ The Great Race Place Friday night. Wilder took the lead from early race leader Ray Hoard on lap 4 of the 35-lap main event From there he was not seriously challenged until the closing laps when Britten who started in the 15th spot made his way into the second spot with…

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LAUREIGH, FRENCH AND RAIN WIN AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY

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LAUREIGH, FRENCH AND RAIN WIN AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Just as the Freehold Ford Modified stock cars were taking the track for their 40-lap main event at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night the skies opened up forcing officials to cancel the auto racing card. Before the rain fell a Snap on Sportsman main event and a Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Car feature were completed. In the Sportsman 25-lapper, rain postponed from June, young Jonathan Laureigh of Lanoka Harbor fought off several competitors before taking his…

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IT’S LUCKY NUMBER 7 FOR SHEPPARD AT OUTLAW

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IT'S LUCKY NUMBER 7 FOR MATT SHEPPARD AT OUTLAW SPEEDWAY Story By: Paul Szmal/Outlaw Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com DUNDEE, NY.....Pepsi presented Friday night's racing action at Outlaw Speedway, and while there was a repeat winner in the Friendly Dodge Outlaw Modifieds, some new winners found their way to Victory Lane in other classes. Joe Dgien was the early lead in the 30-lap Friendly Dodge Outlaw Modified feature as Eldon Payne moved to second and began to challenge for the lead on lap 4. As the lead battle continued, there was furious action just outside the top five as Tyler…

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Tim McCreadie Scores Biggest Career Win in Silver Dollar Nationals Triumph

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Tim McCreadie Scores Biggest Career Win in Silver Dollar Nationals Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GREENWOOD, NE (July 22, 2017) Tim McCreadie took the lead on lap 21 and never looked back as he went on to the biggest win of his career on Saturday night at I-80 Speedway. The New York native earned $53,000 for his win in the 7th Annual Imperial Tile Silver Dollar Nationals. It was McCreadie's fourth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. The event was also co-sanctioned with the Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association. Polesitter, Steve…

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Jason Myers Holds off Burt Myers at Bowman Gray

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Jason Myers Holds off Burt Myers at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Jason Myers had his work cut out for him on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium. But he stepped up and took the checkered for the FOX8 WGHP 100. With the starting lineup for the Brad’s Golf Modified Series being decided by random draw, Jason Myers of Walnut Cove drew the pole for his start. But the stage was immediately set for tension as his older brother, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove, was slated to…

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Decker, Root, Meyers And Bechler Grab Brewerton Speedway Victories

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Decker, Root, Meyers And Bechler Grab Brewerton Speedway Victories Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – July 21,2017 – Fresh off his Eldora Speedway Super DIRTcar Series win on Tuesday, Billy Decker kept that momentum going as he grabbed the win Friday night at the Brewerton Speedway in the Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modifieds. Decker started the 35-lap feature in 10th and methodically moved his way to the front, taking the lead on lap 29 after a torrid battle inside the top-five. Once out-front Decker cruised to his third win of the season and…

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

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

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New Egypt Speedway Fan Appreciation Night Postponed To August 26th

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New Egypt Speedway Fan Appreciation Night Postponed To August 26th   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway has been forced to postpone its Fan Appreciation Night and the Mr. Sportsman Classic until Saturday August 26th due to impending Thunderstorms. Black Horse Racing will again be the presenting sponsor for the events. “Due to the weather forecast, we want to make our Fan Appreciation night something special for our fans, they deserve a better night to have this”, said New Egypt Speedway’s Joey Liquori. New Egypt Speedway will be…

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

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

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

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

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Steve Francis Tops Silver Dollar Nationals Preliminaries

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Steve Francis Tops Silver Dollar Nationals Preliminaries Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GREENWOOD, NE (July 21, 2017) - A total of 51 entrants were on hand for Friday night's qualifying program for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil MLRA co-sanctioned, 7th Annual Silver Dollar nationals at I-80 Speedway. Two rounds of passing point heat races highlighted the racing action; with ten different drivers taking the checkered flag. In the first heat of round one, Chad Simpson took the lead at the start of the race. Simpson led the entire distance for…

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Zearfoss Scores First Career WoO Series Win

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

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HERE IS A CHANCE TO BE A SUPPORTER OF THE 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76

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HERE IS A CHANCE TO BE A SUPPORTER OF THE 47TH ANNUAL FREEDOM 76 MODIFIED CLASSIC AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BECHTELSVILLE, PA July 22, 2017 . . . The richest event offered in weekly dirt track Modified stock car racing is set for Grandview Speedway on Saturday, September 16th when the 47th Annual Freedom 76 Classic, offering at least $25,000 to the winner is presented. Many of the top names in area Modified stock car racing will be taking part, all looking to take home the big bucks in the 76-lap…

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie: Peter Britten Makes History at Sharon

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie: Peter Britten Makes History at Sharon Britten Dashes From 20th to Become First Australian Super DIRTcar Series Feature Winner Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff HARTFORD, OH - July 20, 2017 - Peter Britten created a little piece of Super DIRTcar Series history on Thursday night. Britten came from the 20th starting position and then used a slidejob in turns three and four to take the lead from Matt Sheppard following a lap 54 restart. The Brisbane, Queensland, Australia native led the final 46 laps and held off Stewart Friesen on a…

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

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

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Little Guys Nationals Preview at Mercer Raceway Park

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Little Guys Nationals Preview at Mercer Raceway Park Story By: Lou Long/Mercer Raceway Park Photos by: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com (Mercer, PA July 19, 2017): This Saturday, July 22, Mercer Raceway Park will host the first ever Little Guys Nationals Preview. The event will capture some of the excitement and most of the variety of the season-ending spectacular, to be held October 6 and 7. The feature winners this Saturday night will be guaranteed starters for both nights of the prestigious LGN event! But, there is more. Second place finishers will get a provisional that can be used either night of the…

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Portland Glass Creates “Mini Stock Sweepstakes” at Devil’s Bowl Dirt Track

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Portland Glass Creates “Mini Stock Sweepstakes” at Devil’s Bowl Dirt Track Three qualifying races lead to $1,000-to-win, open-competition finale Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST HAVEN, Vt. – Portland Glass of Rutland, Vt., has once again increased its support of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Mini Stock division at The Dirt Track at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Portland Glass has created the late-summer “Portland Glass Mini Stock Sweepstakes” series, which is open to drivers from all tracks and will result in a big payday for one entry-level racer. In anticipation of the open-competition season finale…

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IRV TAYLOR TRIBUTE HIGHLIGHTS SATURDAY JULY 22 RACING PROGRAM AT FONDA

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IRV TAYLOR TRIBUTE HIGHLIGHTS SATURDAY JULY 22 RACING PROGRAM AT FONDA Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Harry & Jane Cella/RacersGuide.com Fonda, NY – Saturday, July 22 will be a very busy evening at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway as West End Towing and Benjamin Moore Paints will present a regular racing program in all divisions with a 7:00 p.m. starting time. It will also be Irv Taylor Tribute Night at the Speedway, as he will be honored by both the speedway and the Fonda Speedway Museum on Saturday. But that’s not all folks! At the museum there…

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Supermodified Racing’s Biggest Stars Ready for $10,000 Battle Royale at Oswego

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Up to Speed: Supermodified Racing’s Biggest Stars Ready for $10,000 Battle Royale at Oswego Speedway this Saturday, July 22 Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photos By: Chris Burgess/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY (July 20, 2017) - In one of Oswego Speedway’s premiere events this season, a full field of Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS are expected to compete for over $20,000 in prize money in this Saturday night’s ‘Mr. Supermodified’ and “Mr. Small Block Supermodified’ championships. While Dave Shullick Jr. has been virtually dominant this season behind the wheel of the Nicotra Racing No. 2 in the Supermodified division, he will…

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Black Horse Racing Presents Fan Appreciation Night And The Mr. Sportsman Classic This Saturday Night At New Egypt Speedway

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Black Horse Racing Presents Fan Appreciation Night And The Mr. Sportsman Classic This Saturday Night At New Egypt Speedway   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Black Horse Racing will be the title sponsor of this weeks racing activities at New Egypt Speedway which will feature the Mr. Sportsman Classic along with Fan Appreciation Night. The Mr. Sportsman Classic will be a 30-Lap affair for the Hammer Sportsman that will pay $750 to the winner. The Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Crate Modifieds and the Street Stocks will round out the four-division…

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Crafton Crafty, But Friesen Steals The Show At Eldora

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Matt Crafton snaps 27-race winless streak with Eldora Speedway victory Story By Chris Knight/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR ROSSBURG, Ohio – Using a late-race restart 18 laps from the finish and a strategy to ‘go where the others aren’t,’ Matt Crafton muscled past veteran dirt racer Stewart Friesen to win Wednesday night’s fifth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway. Over the last forty laps of the race, Crafton patiently worked his way from the bottom of the top-10 and took advantage of a Lap 127 caution to position himself to challenge a…

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WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT? IT IS PAST MIDSEASON, VONDOHREN AND HOWARD ARE STILL WINLESS AT G’VIEW

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WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT? IT IS PAST MIDSEASON, VONDOHREN AND HOWARD ARE STILL WINLESS; $10,000 PAYDAY COMING FOR NASCAR MODIFIEDS ON AUGUST 5 AT GRANDVIEW Story By: Ernie Saxton/RacersGuide.com Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA July 20, 2017 . . . Nine time track Modified champion Craig VonDohren and multi-time champion Duane Howard are still without a feature win and it is past midseason at Grandview Speedway. If someone had forecast that at the beginning of the season very few would have taken them serious. When racing continues this Saturday VonDohren and Howard will be looking to change their…

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The Race To 100…Eric Beers And Brian DeFebo Nearing Milestone Wins

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The Race To 100…Eric Beers And Brian DeFebo Nearing Milestone Wins Story By Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (HAZLETON, PA.) Race fans of northeast Pennsylvania are very lucky in the sense that such a variety of tracks, no matter the surface, are dotted throughout the region and over the years generations have enjoyed watching some of the best drivers compete. A good number of them have become legendary with multitudes of wins and championships. In terms of dirt racers it is not uncommon to see a handful of class-A stars have wins that have exceeded 100. Hazleton’s…

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

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

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

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

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Hammer Down Racing and Demolition Derbies This Friday, July 21 At Brewerton

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Hammer Down Racing and Demolition Derbies This Friday, July 21 At The Brewerton Speedway Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – July 19, 2017 – What do you get when you combine side-by-side racing thrills and the sights and sounds of crunching metal demolition derbies? A night of family, affordable fun at the Brewerton Speedway. This Friday, July 21 Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux a major marketing partner and provider of the Brewerton Speedway and Fulton Speedway pace car presents a full night of racing thrills and demolition derbies. Racing on the…

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Topless Late Models, Yellow-Out Just Part of the excitement At The Fulton Speedway Saturday

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Topless Late Models, Yellow-Out Just Part of the excitement At The Fulton Speedway Saturday, July 22 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – July 19, 2017 – Major marketing partner Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility is set to present a night of fast, family affordable fun this Saturday, July 22 at the “Highbanks” of the Fulton Speedway. Adult grandstand admission is $12 with everyone 18 years old and younger FREE. Pit is $27 participant, $30 non-participant. Grandstands open at 5:00 with racing at 7:00. Help us make Saturday night racing program a Yellow-Out by wearing yellow…

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HUGE NIGHT OF RACING ON TAP AT MALTA

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HUGE NIGHT OF RACING ON TAP AT MALTA DIRT Pro Stocks, Modifieds Headline Card Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (July,19, 2017)- A huge night of racing will take place on Friday night July 19, 2017 at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway when the headline division of the night is the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series event. Also slated for action is the $1,000 to win Sowle Trailer Repair Sportsman Series and for the Modified division it will be two 35-lap features. One is a makeup feature from the June 23 rain out that came just after…

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Storm Damage Repaired, Georgetown Speedway Ready To Race This Friday, July 21

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Storm Damage Repaired, Georgetown Speedway Ready To Race This Friday, July 21 For Modified & URC Sprint Car Headlined Show Story & Photos By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway GEORGETOWN, DE – After 13 straight days of work, Georgetown Speedway is again “race ready” in advance of this Friday night’s (July 21) program. A rogue ‘micro-burst’ storm carrying extreme high winds caused significant damage to the speedway on Independence Day. The winds tore down the entire backstretch wall/fencing, signage, pit-area fencing, dislodged the pit office and spread debris across the facility. Crews have been at work since July 5 and once again,…

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Billy Decker Dominates at Eldora For Tuesday Night Tailgate Win

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Billy Decker Dominates at Eldora For Tuesday Night Tailgate Win Veteran Driver Earns Third Win of 2017, 68th Career Series Victory Story By: Clayton Johns/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH - July 18, 2017 - Billy Decker started on the pole and dominated all 75 laps on a very fast track to win the Super DIRTcar Series Tuesday Night Tailgate at Eldora Speedway. Decker had to outrun second-starting Pat Ward on a number of mid-race restarts and a final one with 12 laps remaining to earn his Series-leading third victory of the season. The win was also…

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Short Track Super Series Stampede at ‘toga Sponsored By Recovery

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Short Track Super Series To Visit Albany-Saratoga Speedway Tuesday, August 15; Recovery Sports Grill To Sponsor ‘Stampede at ‘toga’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MALTA, NY – The ‘518’ region of New York is home to some of the state’s most successful dirt Modified venues – namely, Albany-Saratoga Speedway. On Tuesday, August 15, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP makes its first-ever visit to the ‘Great Race Place’ for the highly anticipated ‘Stampede at ‘toga’ 50-lap main event. Albany-Saratoga’s racy four-tenths-mile layout will play host to Round No.…

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RYAN NEWMAN TO PAY TRIBUTE TO FALLEN RACING HEROES

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

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Pauch Racing Recap 7/18/17

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Pauch Racing Recap 7/18/17 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Kovacs & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Billy Pauch Sr. made his return behind the wheel of the K&A Excavating No.1 Small Block Modified Sunday evening at Big Diamond Speedway for the ‘North vs. South Anthracite Assault.’ Pauch Sr. picked up a solid second-place finish for the team in Coal Country. After the track had a two week break, Billy Pauch Jr. made the trip back to Action Track USA Wednesday night in the SpeedSTR and 600 Micro Sprint. Pauch Jr. started fourth in the SpeedSTR heat and was able to pick…

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Kressley Nets First Ever Small Block Victory at Bridgeport

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Kressley Nets First Ever Small Block Victory at Bridgeport Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com July 17, 2017 – Brett Kressley captured his first ever Small Block Modified victory Tuesday night at Bridgeport Speedway for Bridgeport’s Three-For-All special. After a high pill draw Tuesday night, Kressley rolled out ninth in his heat race. “The track was good and real racy,” noted Kressley. “We were able to make our way up to second in the heat.” Kressley’s heat race finish put him in the top-12 redraw for the feature. Kressley redrew third for the 25-lap main event. “Right from…

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HBR Racing Recap 7/17/17

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HBR Racing Recap 7/17/17 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com July 17, 2017 – The HBR team has been nothing but consistent this season. It wasn’t until Saturday night at Fulton Speedway that Jimmy Phelps broke the ice and picked up the teams first victory of the season. The action began Friday evening at Brewerton Speedway for the HBR team. Phelps started third in his heat race. Phelps battled a heavy and fast track to cross the line in fourth. Phelps rolled out on the outside of the fourth row for the 35-lap main event. “We were way…

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5-Hour Knoxville Nationals Nears

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

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Ironman 55 Separates the Strong from the Weak

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

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Rocket Lands At Big Diamond: Ryan Godown Scores $5,000 STSS Modified Victory

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Rocket Lands At Big Diamond Speedway: Ryan Godown Scores $5,000 ‘Anthracite Assault’ STSS Modified Victory; Brian Papiez (STSS Sportsman) & Shon Elk (Roadrunner) Also Triumph Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MINERSVILLE, PA – A ‘rocket’ landed in Big Diamond Speedway Victory Lane Sunday night. Ryan Godown, known to Northeast race fans as the “Ringoes Rocket” launched to the win in the ‘Anthracite Assault’ for Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modifieds at the Coal Region facility. Godown earned $5,000 for his first STSS-sanctioned victory of the season driving the Searock Fabrications-backed…

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BALLOU BAGS PUTNAMVILLE FINALE; THOMAS TAKES ISW TITLE

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

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Experience and Luck Benefit Myers at Bowman Gray

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Experience and Luck Benefit Myers at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Burt Myers took a little luck and turned it into a victory in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 100 at Bowman Gray Stadium. Of course, the decades of experience his family has racing at the Madhouse allowed him to capitalize on it all. With Saturday’s lineup for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series being determined by random draw, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove could’ve started anywhere in the field from first to 20th. But in a…

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LUCAS WOLFE MAKES LAST LAP PASS FOR WIN IN BAPS 410 SPRINTS

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LUCAS WOLFE MAKES LAST LAP PASS FOR WIN IN BAPS 410 SPRINTS Story By: Brad Vores/Susquehanna Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Lucas Wolfe used a last lap, turn two pass to capture the win in Sunday night’s 30-lap BAPS Auto Paints and Supplies 410 Sprint Series feature at Susquehanna Speedway. Kenny Edkin continued his dream season in the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman as he turned an impressive run into his series leading fourth feature win of the season. With 18 410 Sprints taking the green flag, Greg Hodnett outgunned fellow front row starter Tyler Walker to take control…

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

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

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

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

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WOHL WINS FACTORY STOCK 50 AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY

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WOHL WINS FACTORY STOCK 50 AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Elliott Wohl made his second win of the year a big one as he topped the 50-lap championship race for O’Shea’s Auto Repair Factory Stock cars at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. The race, sponsored by Montano Motorsports, was contested to honor the memory of 1st Lieutenant Ronald Winchester who lost his life serving our nation in Iraq in 2014. Starting near the front in a field started straight up from time trial qualifying the Beachwood…

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RONCA CAPTURES SUMMER SHOWDOWN $$$

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RONCA CAPTURES SUMMER SHOWDOWN $$$ Duell, Dumblewski Also Score Big Wins Story By: Matt Keith/Albany-Saratoga Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Malta, New York (July 14, 2017)- It has been over nine years since Don Ronca was in victory lane at Albany-Saratoga. That drought is over and he is $4,000 richer to boot. Using small block power Ronca took the lead on lap 9 of the 50-lap 'Sowle Trailer Repair/Advance Auto Parts Summer Showdown” Modified feature and never looked back. ` Ronca dedicated the win to his late brother Mike a former competitor at the track who passed away. “Everything we…

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UMBENHAUER FIRST TIME MODIFIED WINNER THIS SEASON

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UMBENHAUER FIRST TIME MODIFIED WINNER THIS SEASON, MANMILLER FIRST TO WIN TWO THIS SEASON IN MODIFIEDS, SCHUTZ AND SWINEHART WIN IN LATE MODELS AND SPORTSMAN ON A.D.MOYER LUMBER NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA. JULY 16, 2017 – Jared Umbenhauer, Doug Manmiller, Chuck Schutz and Dylan Swinehart were in the limelight in their respective divisions in Saturday night’s A.D. Moyer Lumber Co. NASCAR stock car racing action at Grandview Speedway. Umbenhauer, shut out of the winner’s circle since his rookie win September 5, 2015, has been close on various occasions…

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DeFebo nets his second Mahoning Modified win

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Brian DeFebo nets his second Mahoning Modified win: 14-year old Broc Brown best in Late Models Story By: DINO OBERTO/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 7-15-17) Brian DeFebo found out that you never say never. As it turned out he found good fortune with a car that he had no plans to bring back to Mahoning Valley Speedway after its last appearance ended in the wall during a 2016 meet. However, the previous week’s feature his regular mount had an engine problem and he was forced to bring out the car he reserves for touring events. The…

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Donny Schatz Dominates 34th Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway

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

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Busch wins, and Preece impresses at New Hampshire

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Kyle Busch wins, and Ryan Preece impresses at New Hampshire Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR LOUDON, N.H. – Kyle Busch’s celebratory burnout produced a cloud of smoke over the frontstretch at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but Ryan Preece’s first run in top-of-the-line equipment made an even bigger impression in Saturday’s Overton’s 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race. After a major snafu on pit road took a potential win away from Brad Keselowski, who had arguably the fastest car at the Magic Mile, Busch cruised to a 10.425-second victory, collecting his third win in six starts this…

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GODOWN DOUBLE DOWNS AT NES

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GODOWN RECORDS WINS IN THE EXCITING 358 MODIFIED FEATURE AND NORTHEAST WINGLESS SPRINT CAR MAIN EVENT AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (July 16, 2017) - On Hammer Company Night at New Egypt Speedway, Ryan Godown recorded two feature wins by taking the checkered flag in the exciting 358 Modified race and the Northeast Wingless Sprint Car main event. Cale Ross claimed the victory in the Hammer Sportsman. When the 30-lap 358 Modified feature got underway, Kevin Vaclavicek was the leader with Rich Rutski, Rocco Infante, Steve Davis and…

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