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Kyle Larson Wins The 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire

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Kyle Larson Wins The 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire Story By: Bryan Hulbert /Chili Bowl TULSA, Okla. (January 18, 2020) "I'm sorry NASCAR, I'm sorry Daytona, but this is the biggest effing race I've ever won. I hope to win Daytona in a few weeks, but this is badass!" That said it all as Kyle Larson found redemption from a last-lap loss one year ago as the Elk Grove, California native finally captured the Golden Driller in the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Larson, in his 13th Chili…

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2020 Lucas Dirt Speedweeks Preview

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2020 Lucas Dirt Speedweeks Preview Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (January 14, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season is upon us, with two states, three tracks, and nine days of racing. The 2020 season starts off with return visits to Golden Isles Speedway, for the RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing - Presented by General Tire, and on January 30th-February 1st, and East Bay Raceway Park for the 44th Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - Presented by Lucas Oil February 2nd-8th. The Series will make its first ever visit to All-Tech Raceway in…

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Kyle Larson Unstoppable On Warren CAT Qualifying Night; Bell Tops The VIROC

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Kyle Larson Unstoppable On Warren CAT Qualifying Night; Bell Tops The VIROC Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photo By: DB3 TULSA, Okla. (January 14, 2020) Picking up his sixth career preliminary night victory, and third straight since 2018, Kyle Larson battled through a myriad of cautions to win Tuesday's Warren CAT Qualifying Night during the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Locking into his ninth championship A-Feature since 2010, the race to that ticket became a question of fuel. "I think me and Jonathan (Beason) both were running out of fuel there at the end,"…

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DTD TV and Short Track Super Series Enter Into Long Term Deal

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DTD TV and Short Track Super Series Enter Into Long Term Deal Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY - As the saying goes, 'don't mess with a good thing.' That is exactly how the parties at Dirt Track Digest and the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled by Sunoco felt after the conclusion of the 2019 racing season. After quick negotiation, the contract was signed allowing DTD TV to continue to be the official pay-per-view provider of the Short Track Super Series North and South Region for the foreseeable future. "We couldn't be happier…

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The Meat Shoppe To Become Co-Presenting Sponsor Of Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars At New Egypt Speedway For 2020 Season

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The Meat Shoppe To Become Co-Presenting Sponsor Of Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars At New Egypt Speedway For 2020 Season Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The Larry’s Hot Rods And Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars will have a co-presenting sponsor for the 2020 season at New Egypt Speedway. The Meat Shoppe, By Arctic Foods will be the co-presenting sponsor of the division which will now be known as the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars Presented By: The Meat Shoppe. The Meat Shoppe is a premier butcher shop &…

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Cannon McIntosh Rolls Undefeated On Cummins Qualifying Night

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Cannon McIntosh Rolls Undefeated On Cummins Qualifying Night Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photo By: DB3 TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2020) Debuting with Keith Kunz Motorsports, Oklahoma's Cannon McIntosh squashed all doubts of his worth as the 17-year old driver topped his Heat Races, Qualifier, and finally held off multiple charges, cautions, and an open red to win his first career Chili Bowl Preliminary A-Feature on Cummins Qualifying Night of the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. "I've been looking for a win for a long time now. We've had lots of close calls but…

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ANDY JANKOWIAK, RYAN FLORES & ERICK RUDOLPH, LAST THREE ATLANTIC CITY GAMBLER’S CLASSIC TQ WINNERS, SEEK REPEAT WINS FOR 2020

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ANDY JANKOWIAK, RYAN FLORES & ERICK RUDOLPH, LAST THREE ATLANTIC CITY GAMBLER’S CLASSIC TQ WINNERS, SEEK REPEAT WINS FOR 2020 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 12, 2020 . . . When the Indoor Auto Racing VP Series storms into Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall for the 18th running of the NAPA Know How Racing Weekend on Friday and Saturday January 31 and February 1, Andy Jankowiak, Ryan Flores and Erick Rudolph, the last three winners of the headline Gambler’s Classic TQ (Three Quarter) Midget races in the building, will have the same agenda in mind: win!…

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Tyler Siri & Danny Johnson Form Two-Car Team for All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’

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Tyler Siri & Danny Johnson Form Two-Car Team for All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The ‘Boss Man’ and ‘the Doctor’ are Florida bound. Tyler Siri and Danny Johnson have set plans to compete in the inaugural ‘Sunshine Swing’ at All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla., February 5-8, 2020. The pair will head south in team cars for the Horseheads, N.Y.-based Tyler Siri Racing at the half-mile oval located approximately one hour to the south and west of Jacksonville. The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By…

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PAST 600 SPRINT EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS FEATURE WINNERS WHITEY KIDD, III AND ERICK RUDOLPH AMONG ENTRANTS FOR FEBRUARY 21-22, 2020 TRENTON INDOOR RACES

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PAST 600 SPRINT EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS FEATURE WINNERS WHITEY KIDD, III AND ERICK RUDOLPH AMONG ENTRANTS FOR FEBRUARY 21-22, 2020 TRENTON INDOOR RACES Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ January 11, 2020 . . . Nearly 100 of the top 600cc Sprint Car dirt track drivers and their teams from throughout the northeast will converge on the Cure Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ for the third running of the East Coast Dirt Nationals on Friday and Saturday, February 21-22, 2020. The event is scheduled at a new date this year, away…

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Eastern States 200, Battle on the Midway 100, and Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Big Block Modifieds All on Tap at The House of Power

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Eastern States 200, Battle on the Midway 100, and Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Big Block Modifieds All on Tap at The House of Power Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY - Jan. 10, 2020 - Orange County Fair Speedway, appropriately nicknamed the House of Power, has added DIRTcar sanctioning for their weekly Big Block Modified program. The historic speedway now features Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds as well as two Super DIRTcar Series dates, including the Eastern States 200. DIRTcar Racing’s Dean Reynolds together with legendary driver and new Orange…

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Insinger Performance Products back as sponsor of the 358 Modifieds at the Big Diamond Speedway

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Insinger Performance Products back as sponsor of the 358 Modifieds at the Big Diamond SpeedwayStory By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.comMinersville, PA - After a very successful year in 2019 as sponsor of the Big Diamond Speedway 358 Modifieds, promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley are proud to have Insinger Performance returning in 2020 to once again sponsor the mighty modifieds. Insinger Performance is the proud provider and master distributor of Sunoco Race Fuels along with Stinger Race Fuels. Insinger Performance offers all products from Sunoco, information can be found at HYPERLINK "http://www.racegas.com" www.racegas.com Insigner Performance is also…

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D’ALESSIO TO CONTEND FOR USAC SPRINT ROOKIE OF THE YEAR IN 2020

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D'ALESSIO TO CONTEND FOR USAC SPRINT ROOKIE OF THE YEAR IN 2020 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Speedway, Indiana (January 10, 2020)………Anthony D'Alessio is stepping up to challenge for USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Rookie of the Year honors in the upcoming 2020 season. D'Alessio, in conjunction with Parallax Motorsports, will field one entry as an owner/driver for the 2020 slate, which features 46 events at 23 different venues, most of which D'Alessio will be experiencing for the first time, beginning in February at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. for Winter Dirt Games XI. "I am…

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Super DIRTcar Series & DIRTcar Racing on the Card at Oaks, PA Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show

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Super DIRTcar Series & DIRTcar Racing on the Card at Oaks, PA Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - January 9, 2020 - The Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Racing will be on hand at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show Friday to Sunday, January 17-19 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. Stop by and chat with DIRTcar officials about the upcoming season, check out the HBR No. 98H of Jimmy Phelps, and get a head start on the season with new Super…

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COCKRUM TEAMS WITH FIVE-THREE FOR 2020 SILVER CROWN RUN

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COCKRUM TEAMS WITH FIVE-THREE FOR 2020 SILVER CROWN RUN Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com January 9, 2020 (Joliet, Illinois)………Shane Cockrum, a three-time winner on the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series trail during his career, has joined Five Three Motorsports for the dirt portion of the series schedule for the 2020 season. Cockrum, of Benton, Ill. and the Joliet, Ill.-based Schuck family's Five-Three Motorsports form a formidable pairing of USAC winning driver and a team who is eager to win its first ever USAC Silver Crown race in the coming season. "I've had a relationship with the…

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Merced Speedway Added To 2020 Tour In Place of Spring Calistoga Event

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Merced Speedway Added To 2020 Tour In Place of Spring Calistoga EventOcean Speedway event moved to Saturday, April 11, and Fall Calistoga Event still planned Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO CALISTOGA, CA – Jan. 9, 2020 – The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series on Friday, April 10, will return to Merced Speedway and the Ocean Speedway event will now take place Saturday, April 11. The changes are the result of the Spring Calistoga Speedway event being canceled due to local governance matters. Those who purchased tickets to the originally scheduled Saturday, April 11, Calistoga Speedway event will…

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HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS SHOWING OFF TWO OF THEIR NASCAR CUP CARS AT PPB MOTORSPORTS

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HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS SHOWING OFF TWO OF THEIR NASCAR CUP CARS AT PPB MOTORSPORTS Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2020 Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 9, 2020 . . . Sure to attract a lot of attention at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar and Trade January 17-19 is the Hendrick Motorsports NASCAR Cup team cars. The 36th edition of the popular show takes place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. Show attendees will have the opportunity to get an up close look at a new 2020 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE that will debut on the 2020…

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HEARN, WILLIAMSON, BALOUGH, PERREGO, HORTON AND MANY OTHERS TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS IN ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY’S PPB MOTORSPORTS 2020 DISPLAY SATURDAY

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HEARN, WILLIAMSON, BALOUGH, PERREGO, HORTON AND MANY OTHERS TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS IN ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY’S PPB MOTORSPORTS 2020 DISPLAY SATURDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2020 Trade Show Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 8, 2020 . . . It has been the tradition of the PPB Motorsports Show to feature an annual exhibit heralding the glory of race tracks that are no longer active. Flemington, Reading, Trenton, Dorney Park and East Windsor are among featured ‘fallen flag speedways’ of recent Motorsports shows. At PPB Motorsports 2020, the Sammons family has broken with tradition by featuring a speedway that has a rich tradition,…

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Van Pelt, Groover & Hoopes Form Three-Car Florida Team; Smith & Morseman File Entries

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Van Pelt, Groover & Hoopes Form Three-Car Florida Team; Smith & Morseman File Entries Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The buzz for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ at Florida’s All-Tech Raceway is getting louder. The first-time visit by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco to the half-mile oval located approximately an hour to the south and west of Jacksonville continues to generate excitement as the February 5-8 event grows nearer. Billy Van Pelt, the 21-time champion of New York’s Toughest Bullring – Woodhull Raceway – has filed an entry…

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES HEADS TO ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL ON JAN. 31 & FEB.1

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INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES HEADS TO ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL ON JAN. 31 & FEB.1 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 7, 2020 . . . With two blockbuster events in the books, the 2020 Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP heads to Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Friday and Saturday January 31st and February 1st for the 18th annual NAPA Auto Parts Classic. Defending series champion Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, N.Y. won the opener held inside the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa. on Friday night January 3rd. Ryan…

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THRILLER NIGHT: Dillard Stuns Sheppard at Vado for First World of Outlaws Win

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THRILLER NIGHT: Dillard Stuns Sheppard at Vado for First World of Outlaws Win Lanigan, Bloomquist, Weiss all surge forward in wild slide-job-filled Feature Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Adam Mollenkopf VADO, NM – Jan. 5, 2019 – He’s known as Thriller, and on Sunday night at Vado Speedway Park in the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series inaugural Battle at the Border finale, Robeline, LA’s Cade Dillard lived up to his nickname and then some. With two-time and defending Series champion Brandon Sheppard setting the pace, Dillard battled side-by-side with three-time Series champion Darrell Lanigan on almost…

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FLORES REBOUNDS FROM FRIDAY NIGHT ALLENTOWN PPL CENTER INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FLIP TO WIN SATURDAY

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RYAN FLORES REBOUNDS FROM FRIDAY NIGHT ALLENTOWN PPL CENTER INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FLIP TO WIN SATURDAY NIGHT THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET FEATURE; DYLAN HOCH SCORES SLINGSHOT VICTORY WITH HEADY LATE RACE MOVE IN HEAVY LAPPED TRAFFIC; INDOOR SERIES MOVES TO ATLANTIC CITY JANUARY 31-FEB. 1 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Harry Meeks & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 5, 2020 . . . One night after riding out a spectacular flip early in the (Three Quarter) TQ Midget feature, Ryan Flores of Troutman, NC, came back to score an impressive win inside Allentown, PA's PPL…

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FIRST AT LAST: Canadian Holds Off Sheppard at Vado for First World of Outlaws Victory

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FIRST AT LAST: Canadian Holds Off Sheppard at Vado for First World of Outlaws Victory Defending champ challenges Weiss after surging from 7th in battle with Madden Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: James Adams VADO, NM – Jan. 4, 2019 – At last, the wait is over. Ricky Weiss has finally achieved his long-overdue goal of becoming a World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Feature winner, and he did it in style on Saturday night, taking home the trophy in the second round of the inaugural Battle at the Border at Vado Speedway Park. Making a brilliant…

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ERICK RUDOLPH RACES TO FRIDAY NIGHT ALLENTOWN THREE QUARTER (TQ) INDOOR WIN

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ERICK RUDOLPH RACES TO FRIDAY NIGHT ALLENTOWN THREE QUARTER (TQ) INDOOR WIN WITH LATE RACE PASS OF SHAWN NYE, TYLER BROWN TAKES CHAMP KART FEATURE WIN; TQ MIDGETS RETURN WITH SLINGSHOTS FOR SATURDAY NIGHT FINALE Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 4, 2020 . . . Four time Indoor Auto Racing Series TQ Midget season champion Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, NY ducked under Shawn Nye with 25 laps complete in Friday’s 40-lap TQ Midget Indoor Auto Racing Series feature and kept Nye at bay for the remaining laps to win. Rudolph won…

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SMOKE IN THE DESERT: Madden Scores in Season Opener at Vado

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SMOKE IN THE DESERT: Madden Scores in Season Opener at Vado Madden bags first of the year for SBR; Team Drydene captures three of top four positions Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: James Adams VADO, NM – Jan. 3, 2020 – Throughout the final six months of the 2019 racing season, Chris Madden showed the entire Dirt Late Model world why he is the hottest driver in the country with his basket of wins in several big-money races and other national and regional tour events. Now only three days into the new decade, Madden is right back at it…

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Ken Schrader Named Grand Marshal for Melvin L. Joseph Memorial

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Motorsports Icon Ken Schrader Named Grand Marshal for Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – One of North America’s motorsports icons – Ken Schrader – will appear at Georgetown Speedway in March. Schrader has been named the Grand Marshal for the season-opening Melvin L. Joseph Memorial at the Sussex County half-mile oval Friday-Saturday March 6-7. The two-day event is headlined by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central Modified opener, paying $10,049 to win. Starting…

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LATEST GRANDVIEW NEWS REGARDING SPONSORS, SCHEDULE AND RULES FOR 2020

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T.P.TRAILERS AND TRUCK EQUIPMENT RETURN AS SPONSOR OF MODIFIEDS AND SPORTSMAN VP RACING FUELS RETURNING TO SUPPORT SPECIAL AWARDS FOR SATURDAY NIGHT NASCAR RACING EVENTS AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY AND 3rd ANNUAL VP RACING FUELS BRUCE ROGERS MONEY MAKER MODIFIED SEASON OPENER FULL SKED OF 2020 EVENTS, MORE THAN THREE DOZEN, RELEASED RULE CHANGES ANNOUNCED FOR 2020 SEASON Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photo By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA January 2, 2020. . . The 58th consecutive season of stock car racing at Grandview Speedway will get underway on Saturday, March 28th with the annual free-to-the-public practice session. Interest is already…

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SUNOCO RACE FUELS AND INSINGER PERFORMANCE, A LONG TIME SPONSOR, WILL BE ATTRACTING A LOT OF ATTENTION AT PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS MOTORSPORTS 2020 RACECAR AND TRADE SHOW

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SUNOCO RACE FUELS AND INSINGER PERFORMANCE, A LONG TIME SPONSOR, WILL BE ATTRACTING A LOT OF ATTENTION AT PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS MOTORSPORTS 2020 RACECAR AND TRADE SHOW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Motorsports 2020 Trade Show Photo By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OAKS, PA January 2, 2020 . . . Again this year Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance will be attracting a huge amount of attention with their eye popping display located at the main entrances of the 36th Annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2020 Racecar and Trade Show. The three day show, January 17th through January 19th, is set for the huge…

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INDYCAR STAR MARCO ANDRETTI TO RETURN TO PPL CENTER SATURDAY TO SHAKE DOWN THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET; FAN FEST AUTOGRAPH SIGNING TO FOLLOW

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INDYCAR STAR MARCO ANDRETTI TO RETURN TO PPL CENTER SATURDAY TO SHAKE DOWN THREE QUARTER (TQ) MIDGET; FAN FEST AUTOGRAPH SIGNING TO FOLLOW Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Championship Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 1, 2020 . . . Marco Andretti, a third generation driver, son of Michael Andretti and grandson of legendary Mario Andretti, will demonstrate his driving talents inside Allentown, PA’s PPL Center this Saturday, January 4 when he shakes down a TQ Midget. Andretti, a 14-time Indianapolis 500 qualifier, will sign autographs for fans during the on track Fan Fest between 5:30 and 6:30 PM followed…

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Pauch Jr. to Make Sunshine State Dirt Modified Debut at All-Tech Raceway

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Florida First: Billy Pauch Jr. to Make Sunshine State Dirt Modified Debut at All-Tech Raceway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – The last name ‘Pauch’ carries a sense of responsibility in Northeast auto racing. It’s safe to say Billy Pauch Jr. is doing the legacy well. Pauch Jr., the third-generation of the famed New Jersey racing family, enjoyed a successful 2019 season traversing the dirt tracks of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware. The Milford, N.J., driver recorded 10 victories in the Modified division amidst his other open-wheel racing endeavors. Among those conquests was…

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Anthony Perrego Headed South for STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’

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Anthony Perrego Headed South for STSS All-Tech Raceway ‘Sunshine Swing’ Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photo By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com LAKE CITY, FL – For the first time, lucrative pay structures are being offered in the state of Florida this February. And the Northeast’s top drivers are responding in a big way. Anthony Perrego became the latest driver to file his entry for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco inaugural trip to All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Fla. The half-mile oval hosts an open practice on Wednesday, February 5 with three consecutive nights of…

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PERRIS ELUSIVE NO MORE FOR BACON AT OVAL NATS NIGHT #1

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PERRIS ELUSIVE NO MORE FOR BACON AT OVAL NATS NIGHT #1 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Perris, California (November 7, 2019)………In 26 previous USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car starts at Perris Auto Speedway, Brady Bacon was in contention in the majority of them, garnering 17 top-tens and nine top-fives between 2006 and 2018. However, in start 27 on Thursday, Bacon finally tasted the sweet nectar of victory at the southern California ½-mile, leading all 30 laps from the pole position to capture opening night of the 24th annual Budweiser Oval Nationals presented by All…

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Jordan Watson & Ross Robinson Post $7,000 Victories to Conclude 2019 Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend

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Jordan Watson & Ross Robinson Post $7,000 Victories to Conclude 2019 Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend Story By: Chris Moore/SSTS GEORGETOWN, DE – On the final night of the Georgetown Speedway season, the hometown kid, Jordan Watson, won his second career Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified feature event. Milford, Del.’s Watson survived the war of attrition in the 40-lap Velocita-USA presented Design for Vision/Sunglass Central South Region finale for the STSS. Watson took home the $5,000 Mid-Atlantic Championship victory, and after posting the $100 Stockley Materials “Gambler’s Fee” at the beginning of the night, added…

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Friesen From 44th To First In Eastern States 200

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Friesen From 44th To First In Eastern States 200 Story By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Middletown, NY - Stewart Friesen picked up his third Eastern States 200 victory in four years on Sunday at the famed Orange County Fair Speedway. Friesen who would miss all of Friday's activities at OCFS due to his NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series efforts, started 44th on the field after taking a past winners provisional took the lead for good on lap 129 from Billy Decker and never looked back. The Sprakers, NY native also scored the win on Thursday night in Short…

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WALL’S SPOOKY SPECTACULAR SET FOR SATURDAY (OCT. 19)

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WALL’S SPOOKY SPECTACULAR SET FOR SATURDAY (OCT. 19) HUGE BINGO GAME IN GRANDSTANDS Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Daytime stock car racing and a huge Bingo game in the grandstand will highlight the annual Halloween themed “Spooky Spectacular” auto racing event at Wall Stadium Speedway this Saturday (Oct. 19). Although the current long range forecast says that October 19 will offer near perfect weather, officials are taking no chances as an October 20 rain date has been announced. Competitor pit area gates will open at 10:00 a.m., grandstand seating opens at…

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7th Annual All Star Cup Shootout Rules and Entry Blanks Available Now; $6,000 Awaits Big Block vs. Small Block Winner On Saturday Night October 26th

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7th Annual All Star Cup Shootout Rules and Entry Blanks Available Now; $6,000 Awaits Big Block vs. Small Block Winner On Saturday Night October 26th Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.comNew Egypt, NJ – The 7th Annual All Star Cup Shootout is set to take place on Saturday night October 26th at the New Egypt Speedway. The event will be highlighted by a 60-Lap $6,000 to win/$400 to start Big Block vs. Small Block Modified event. Completing the card will be the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Open Sportsman and the Crate…

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Two-Wheel Weekend Coming This Saturday & Sunday October 19th & 20th At New Egypt Speedway

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Two-Wheel Weekend Coming This Saturday & Sunday October 19th & 20th At New Egypt Speedway Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt SpeedwayNew Egypt, NJ – It’s a two-wheel weekend this coming weekend October 19th and 20th at New Egypt Speedway as we have two Motorcycle related events on the docket. First on Saturday, October 19th it will be Flat Track Under The Lights as AMA District 6 invades New Egypt Speedway for the second time in 2019. The first event back on July 21st fielded 75 bikes in the pit area, which wasn’t bad for a 113-degree day, after hearing how well lit the New Egypt…

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Michael Page Wins Second Career Dixie Shootout

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Michael Page Wins Second Career Dixie Shootout Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS WOODSTOCK, GA (October 12, 2019) - Georgia's Michael Page defended his home turf for the second time in the last three years as he won the Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout, on Saturday Night at the Dixie Speedway. With the victory in one of the Southeast's most prestigious dirt late model events, Page became the 19th different winner this season on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. Page, driving the only Stinger Race Car in the field, took the lead at the start of…

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape

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Huge Friday at NAPA Super DIRT Week Sees Feature Events Take Shape Intense action among 305 cars in Oswego pit area highlights DIRTcar Day Story By: Joe Grabianowski, Jordan DeLucia, Robby Knowles, Bill Foley and Chris Dolack/DIRTcar Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com OSWEGO, NY — Oct. 11, 2019 — From hot laps and time trials under the bright sun to intense heat race competition under the lights to a concert just outside the pit area, Friday’s NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week action at Oswego Speedway did not disappoint. With a combined 305 cars in the pits, all four racing divisions…

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Bronson Takes First Lucas Oil Appearance at Raceway 7

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Bronson Takes First Lucas Oil Appearance at Raceway 7 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS CONNEAUT, OH (October 4, 2019) - Kyle Bronson took advantage of race leader Jimmy Owens' misfortune on lap 45 and then went on to win his third career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race on Friday night at Raceway 7. The event is the biggest dirt late model race in 16 years at the Northeast Ohio facility and was held in front of a packed grandstand. The A-Main saw a dramatic ending as Owens' dominance of the race came to an end…

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Specials Honor Oswego Residents, College Students

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Specials Honor Oswego Residents, College Students Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff OSWEGO, NY – Oct. 2, 2019 — Campers will roll into Oswego Speedway beginning at noon on Sunday, Oct. 6, with the 48th running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week kicking off on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the now Clay Palace in upstate New York. For fans who hail from the City of Oswego and Oswego County, Friday, Oct. 11, is hailed as DIRTcar Day, where kids 12-and-under are FREE, residents who buy a ticket get one free,…

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Fierce Battle for Crown Jewel Cup Title

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Fierce Battle for Crown Jewel Cup Title Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 30, 2019) - As the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season nears to a close, the battle for the Arizona Sport Shirts Crown Jewel Cup - Presented by DirtonDirt.com is far from over. The mini-series within the full Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule is comprised of events that pay a minimum of $15,000 to the winner. With just two Crown Jewel Cup events remaining in 2019, the Pittsburgher 100 and the Dirt Track World Championship, the battle for this…

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Brad Sweet earns his 50th career win, extends points lead at Lernerville

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THE BIG 5-0: Brad Sweet earns his 50th career win, extends points lead at Lernerville With Donny Schatz having a rare issue, Sweet now holds a 40-point lead over him Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein SARVER, PA – Sept. 28, 2019 – Brad Sweet has made a habit of winning big this season – most notably claiming the $175,000-to-win Kings Royal in July. However, his win Saturday night at Lernerville Speedway may prove to be his biggest victory, yet. When Sweet sped by the checkered flag he picked up his second win in-a-row at the Commonwealth Clash…

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Lightning Quick Mod Lites Ready to Roll on Fulton Speedway Night One of Outlaw 200 Weekend Friday, October 4

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Lightning Quick Mod Lites Ready to Roll on Fulton Speedway Night One of Outlaw 200 Weekend Friday, October 4 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY – If you have never seen the Mod Lites race before, don’t let their size fool you. These are purpose built racing rockets that put on close and exciting side-by-side racing. On Friday, October 4th the Fulton Speedway in conjunction with the Central New York Mod Lites Association present the $750-To-Win U.S Air Force Outlaw Weekend Championship. This race has a history of drawing the best racers from the Northeast,…

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Dirt Track World Championship Advance Ticket Sales End October 1st

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Dirt Track World Championship Advance Ticket Sales End October 1st Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (September 24, 2019) - One of the most highly anticipated events of the season is just around the corner. Carl Short's 39th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries will take place October 17th-19th at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The deadline to purchase advance discount tickets for this marquee event is quickly approaching. Advance tickets are on sale now through Tuesday, October 1st. Advance three-day admission tickets (by October 1st) are just $50 for adults (ages 18 & up); $30…

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Hudson O’Neal Captures First Career Jackson 100

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Hudson O'Neal Captures First Career Jackson 100 Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BROWNSTOWN, Ind. (September 21, 2019) - Hudson O'Neal captured one of the biggest wins of his racing career at his home track on Saturday night. The 19-year-old Indiana native was victorious in the 40th Annual Jackson 100 at the Brownstown Speedway. O'Neal took the lead on lap 71 from Devin Moran and sped to victory in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event before a capacity crowd. Moran tried to track down O'Neal in the late-going, but O'Neal held him off in the battle…

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Tyler Erb Scores Kokomo Thriller

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Tyler Erb Scores Kokomo Thriller Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KOKOMO, Ind. (September 20, 2019) - Tyler Erb won the biggest late model race in the 72-year history of the Kokomo Speedway on Friday night in front of a packed house. The race proved to be a barnburner as Erb passed Hudson O'Neal on the 47th lap and then held off Jimmy Owens to score his sixth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Owens charged from the fourteenth starting spot to finish right behind Erb at the checkers. Hudson O'Neal had taken the…

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McFadden Dominates Kevin Gobrecht Classic at BAPS Motor Speedway

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McFadden Dominates Kevin Gobrecht Classic at BAPS Motor Speedway Story By: BAPS Motor Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, Pa. (9/19/19): Australian driver James McFadden had no plans to come to the United States to race a Sprint Car in 2019. Then, he got a call from Kasey Kahne. The former NASCAR star and now Sprint Car driver was injured in a crash at Williams Grove Speedway early in the season and needed someone to fill the seat. McFadden jumped at the opportunity, and ever since he’s joined the Kasey Kahne Racing organization, he’s been fast. That continued Thursday…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Duel in Doubleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Models Duel in Doubleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (September 17, 2019) - With 16th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals in the books, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series shifts focus to a pair of events at Kokomo Speedway and Brownstown Speedway this weekend. The doubleheader will kick off on Friday, September 20 in Kokomo, Ind. with the highly anticipated Kokomo Late Model Shootout. A complete program is on tap that includes: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and 50-lap, $12,000-to-win finale for the Lucas Oil Late Model…

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Owens Repeats as Late Model Knoxville Nationals Champ

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Owens Repeats as Late Model Knoxville Nationals Champ Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 14, 2019) - Jimmy Owens became just the second driver in the history of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals to win the $40,000 event in back-to-back years. The 47-year-old Tennessee veteran did the trick on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Owens joins fellow Volunteer State driver Mike Marlar as the only drivers in the 16-year-history of the crown jewel event to win in consecutive years. Owens took the lead from Brandon Sheppard on lap 86 and held off one…

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Weiss Powers to Knoxville Triumph

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Weiss Powers to Knoxville Triumph Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 13, 2019) - Ricky Weiss passed Chris Madden on lap sixteen and went on to record his first career win at Knoxville Raceway on Friday night. The 30-year-old Canadian racer became the 17th different winner on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour this season. Weiss started on the pole but fell to second behind Madden on the opening lap - trailing the South Carolina racer for the first fifteen laps of the 25-lap main event. Madden got bogged down in heavy traffic…

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