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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Zeros In On Daytona Pole

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Edges Teammate Chase Elliott for Coke Zero 400 Pole Story By: Reid Spencer / NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images / NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – July 1, 2017- Dale Earnhardt Jr. may have just extended his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career by one exhibition race with Friday’s pole-winning effort at Daytona International Speedway. The driver who will step away from the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at the end of the season will start first in that car in Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola (7:30 p.m. ET on NBC), after edging teammate Chase…

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Albany NY To Host Indoor Auto Racing Event

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Indoor Auto Racing Coming To Albany, NY Feb. 9-10, 2018 Press Release By: Len Sammons / Promotions Photos By: Pete Macdonald / Racersguide.com TRENTON, NJ –June 23, 2017-  The inevitable gloom of winter in central New York will be brightened considerably with the announcement by Len Sammons, promoter of the Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels, that indoor racing will return to the Empire State on Friday and Saturday, February 9-10, 2018 at Time Union Center in Albany, NY. “Putting together a race in New York State has always been one of our Indoor Auto Racing Series…

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Larson On The Money In Michigan

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Superb Restarts Propel Kyle Larson To Victory In Michigan Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR BROOKLYN, Mich. –June 18, 2017-  Two weeks ago at Dover, Kyle Larson took a painful master class in restarts from Professor Jimmie Johnson. In Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Larson graduated with high honors, using a series of exceptional restarts to win his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season and his second in a row, dating to last August, at the two-mile track in the Irish Hills. At Dover, Larson…

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Nemechek Trucks To Gateway CWTS Victory

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John Hunter Nemechek Passes Matt Crafton Late For The Win At Gateway Story By: MATT CROSSMAN / NASCAR CWTS MEID Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR ST. LOUIS, Mo. - June 18, 2017- “Happy Father’s Day!” a crew member shouted at team owner Joe Nemechek Saturday night as track workers put together the Victory Lane stage behind them. Nemechek had already passed out a half dozen hugs and handshakes to other members of the team he owns, NEMCO Motorsports. “Incredible,” was all Nemechek could muster in response after watching his son, John Hunter Nemechek, pass Matt Crafton late in the…

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Durgan, Proctor Go ToplessAt Devils Bowl

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Durgan, Proctor on Top at Topless Night at Devil’s Bowl Speedway Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: BARRY SNELLING / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY PHOTO WEST HAVEN, Vt. – June 18, 2017- Two former track champions prevailed on a wild night of “topless” racing at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, June 17.  With the roofs taken off the O’Reilly Auto Parts Sportsman Modified cars for a different look and feel, Jason Durgan and Ron Proctor split a pair of 20-lap feature races in NASCAR Whelen All-American Series competition.  Other winners during the night included Brett…

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Friday Michigan NASCAR Notebook

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Jimmie Johnson Is Good To Go For Three More Years—At Least Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR BROOKLYN, Mich. –June 17, 2017-  Don’t read anything into the term of Jimmie Johnson’s new contract with Hendrick Motorsports. Yes, Johnson signed a three-year extension with the organization that has provided him a ride for his entire Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career. Yes, that’s shorter than the five-year deal he inked last time. At the end of the 2020 season, Johnson will be 45, a year older than his car owner and mentor, Jeff…

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Road Trip For Oswego Small Supers On Tap

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Oswego Speedway Small Block Supers Hit the Road this Sunday, June 18 Press Release By: CANDEM PROUD / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS BURGESS /RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY -June 17, 2016 - The stars and cars of Oswego Speedway’s Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supermodifieds will hit the road for Father’s Day this Sunday, June 18 for a 50-lap, $1,000 to win special as part of the brand new Lighthouse Lanes SBS Series at the Evans Mills Speedway. The traveling series, sponsored by longtime speedway supporter and owner of Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego, Bob Hoefer, is under the leadership of series…

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Preece Rockets To Thompson Victory

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Rolls To Second Whelen Modified Win After Late Pit Stop Story By: KYLE SOUZA / NASCAR MEDIA Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR   THOMPSON, Conn. --June 15, 2017-  Ryan Preece's pit stop strategy pushed him back in the field. But the Berlin, Connecticut, driver wasted no time in driving to the front en route to Wednesday night's NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in the Thompson 125 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. The win was the second of the season for Preece and 17th of his career. Preece pitted with many of his lead challengers on lap 70. The No.…

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Goodale Gunning For Thompson Glory

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Eric Goodale Focused on Race Wins Entering Thompson 125 Story By: JEFF PRICE / TSMP MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM THOMPSON, CT –June 13, 2017-  NASCAR’s oldest division, the Whelen Modified Tour, is set to return to America’s original paved oval, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, for the third running of the Thompson 125 on Wednesday, June 14. Unlike any other race on the schedule, this race is only 125-laps, creating an element of pit strategy that doesn’t exist in some of the longer races. This is something that veteran driver, Eric Goodale, is well aware of. The driver…

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Gaver Rumbles To Mahoning Valley Victory

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Strong Running Kris Graver Notches Second Mahoning Modified Win of ‘17 Story By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. -June 12, 2017- In winning for a second time this season, Kris Graver enjoyed one of those finer nights of his career. Graver started ninth and within five laps was running third. Two laps later he checked into second and by lap 12 worked by then leader Kyle Strohl. Once at the front he as was able to outrun his competition by a significant margin, making it a race for second. His only worry…

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Will Power Survived A Wild Night Of Racing At Texas Motor Speedway

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Power Wins Wild West Race at Texas Motor Speedway Story By: MITCH ROBINSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS OWENS / INDYcar SERIES PHOTO FORT WORTH, Texas –June 11, 2017- Will Power survived a wild night of racing at Texas Motor Speedway, winning the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 in a race that ended under caution. The victory is the 31st Indy car win in the Team Penske driver’s career, tying him with Dario Franchitti and Paul Tracy for ninth all time. Tony Kanaan finished second in the 248-lap race that saw 66 laps run under caution due to numerous on-track…

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Keselowski Saves The Best For Last For XFINITY Score At Pocono

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Brad Keselowski Ends Drought For No. 22 Ford With Last-Lap Pass Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: JEFF & MATT CLEMONS / RACERSGUIDE.COM LONG POND, Pa. – June 11, 2017- With a dramatic last-lap pass – the first of the season in the NASCAR XFINITY Series – Brad Keselowski won Saturday’s Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway, ending a 46-race drought for the No. 22 Team Penske Ford. Keselowski swept the stages in the 100-lap event but couldn’t get past leader Kyle Larson until he reached the Long Pond straightaway on the final circuit. Keselowski powered…

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Catalano Wires Spencer Modified Field

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TOMMY CATALANO BRINGS HOME A WIN AT SPENCER Story By: GARY SPAID / SPENCER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: KEN DIPPEL / RACERSGUIDE.COM WILLIAMSON, NY - June 10, 2017- Tommy Catalano picked up his tenth NASCAR Sunoco Modified feature win at Spencer Speedway last Friday. He was able to lead the entire 35-laps, besting Mike Leaty at the finish line. “That was a long race for sure,” stated Catalano. “The car started off really good, but got a bit off near the end. I was not looking for a caution then.” The Super Six feature saw eventual feature winner Tim Faro…

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First Time’s The Charm For Kimball

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Kimball Sets Texas Track Record To Win First Career Pole osition Story By: MARK ROBINSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS JONES / INDYcar PHOTO FORT WORTH, Texas –June 10, 2017- Charlie Kimball sped to the first pole position of his Verizon IndyCar Series career, claiming the Verizon P1 Award in record time for the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Kimball, who will make his 109th start Saturday (8 p.m. ET, NBCSN and the Advance Auto Parts INDYCAR Radio Network), set one- and two-lap INDYCAR qualifying records on the 1.5-mile oval to earn the first starting position…

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Rowdy Is A Monster At Pocono

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With Monster Lap in Final Round, Kyle Busch Wins Pocono Pole Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR LONG POND, Pa. –June 10, 2017-  Running his fastest lap of the day in the final round of Friday’s knockout qualifying, Kyle Busch won the pole position for Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway (3 p.m. ET on FS1) by a comfortable margin. The only driver to top 179 mph in three rounds of time trials, Busch covered the 2.5-mile distance at the triangular track in 50.237 seconds (179.151 mph) to earn…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway June 10 Advance

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Mahoning Valley Speedway Moves to Summer Start Time Schedule This Saturday To 7:00 pm    Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM   LEHIGHTON, PA. -June 7, 2017-  Beginning this Saturday evening, June 10, Mahoning Valley Speedway will begin its summer start time of 7:00 pm. The 7:00 pm start will run through August 26 and then switch back to the 6:00 pm go time for the remainder of the season. On the card for this week will be a regular six division program of Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s…

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Supermodied Twin 35s On Tap At Oswego

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Oswego Speedway Back in Action Saturday, June 10 with Supermodified Twin 35s, Autograph Night Press Release By: CAMDEN PROUD / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS BURGESS / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY - June 5, 2017 -  Oswego Speedway returns to action this weekend with the always exciting, historic and action packed Novelis Supermodified Twin 35’s presented by Burke’s Do-It-Best Home Centers and A&P Auto Parts along with the first driver autograph session of the season on Saturday, June 10. Saturday night’s schedule of events, which includes two 35-lap Novelis Supermodified features and a 30-lap main for the Pathfinder Bank Small…

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How Sweep it is! Rahal Wins Two at Belle Isle

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Graham Rahal Completed a Near-Perfect Weekend at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Story By: MITCH ROBINSON / INDYcar  SERIES MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS JONES / INDYcar  SERIES PHOTO DETROIT  MICH.- June 5, 2017-  With his second win in as many days, Graham Rahal completed a near-perfect weekend at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. But it was no Sunday afternoon cruise. After winning the opening race of the Verizon IndyCar Series doubleheader weekend front the pole position on Saturday, Rahal started third today in the No. 15 SoldierStrong / TurnsForTroops.com Honda. Rahal led 40 laps and beat Josef…

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Johnson Takes Milestone Dover Victory

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Jimmie Johnson Wins at Dover for Milestone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup victory Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DOVER, Del. –June 5, 2017- The man who once made his parents stop at Hardee’s because he thought it was Cale Yarborough’s race shop pulled even with his childhood hero in Sunday’s AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway. Getting the jump on Kyle Larson on an overtime restart at the Monster Mile, Johnson crossed the overtime line on the backstretch moments before a multi-car wreck brought out the 15th caution of the…

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First Career Win for Ron Haring Jr At Mahoning Valley

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First Career Win  Comes in Front of Biggest Crowd of Season at Mahoning Valley Speedway Story By DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. -June 4, 2017-  In making the transition from dirt to asphalt racing, Ron Haring Jr., has come a long way in a short period of time. The 28-year old from Alburtis earned his career first feature win on Saturday evening at Mahoning Valley Speedway which was witnessed by a packed grandstand on Brown-Daub KIA Fan Appreciation Night. For the past eight years Haring spent his weekends running Modifieds at…

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Stephens Wings His Way To Lancaster ISMA Victory

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TRENT STEPHENS CAPTURES ISMA SUPERMODIFIED WIN AT LANCASTER Story By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: ALEX & HELEN BRUCE / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -June 4, 2017 – A packed crowd was on hand Saturday night to witness the International Supermodified Association (ISMA) make its first visit to Lancaster National Speedway in 14 years. Fans were thrilled to see the fastest short track cars in the world thunder around Lancaster’s ½-mile once again as part of Double Wing Night at Lancaster. The ISMA Supermodifieds blistered the track, with the quickest lap times being run in under 15 seconds…

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Larson Class Of The Field At Dover

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Kyle Larson Finishes Off Dominant NASCAR XFINITY Series Run at Dover Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DOVER, Del. –June 4, 2017-  Saturday’s One Main Financial 200 ended as it started – as a two-man show with polesitter Kyle Larson on top. Larson and Ryan Blaney were in a class by themselves at Dover International Speedway in the 11th NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the season. In winning for the third time in six starts this season, Larson led 137 of the 200 laps to Blaney’s 28. In fact, Larson now has…

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Emerling Takes ROC 75 Checkers At Spencer

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EMERLING TOPS HIRSCHMAN IN 75 -LAP RoC SPENCER VICTORY Story By: GARY SPAID / SPENCER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM WILLIAMSON, NY - June 3, 2017- The Race of Champion Modified Tour came back to Spencer Speedway last night, where Patrick Emerling, from Orchard Park, NY, took the 75-lap victory. “This was a really tough one for us,” related Emerling. “The track puts that stuff down around the track and this is a really fun place to race. You can run two wide. It makes for a lot of work, but also a lot of fun.” Also…

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Swanson Sweeps to Carb Night Classic Win

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KODY SWANSON SEIZES THE MOMENT; TIES STEELE FOR 3RD ALL-TIME WITH CARB NIGHT CLASSIC WIN Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: USAC SERIES Brownsburg, Indiana.- May 28, 2017-Lately, it seems every victory Kody Swanson captures sets a new standard in the USAC Silver Crown record book. Friday night’s “Carb Night Classic” at Lucas Oil Raceway was no exception as the Californian led all 100 laps from the pole to surpass J.J. Yeley and join the late, great Dave Steele for third on the all-time series win list with his 16th career triumph. For a time in the…

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Blaney Strikes Late For Charlotte XFINITY Victory

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Late Pass Gives Ryan Blaney NASCAR XFINITY Series Win At Charlotte Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. –May 28, 2017-  Kevin Harvick was between a rock and a hard place with three laps left in Saturday’s Hisense 4K TV 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and Ryan Blaney took full advantage of the veteran driver’s conundrum. Passing Harvick for the lead after a restart on Lap 198 and 200, Blaney crossed the finish line .244 seconds ahead of the driver of the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford. Blaney had pushed Harvick…

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Oswego Speedway ‘Super Spectacle’ Night Of Action

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Memorial Day Weekend 'Super Spectacle' featuring Novelis Supermodifieds, ISMA Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS On Tap at Oswego Saturday, May 27 Press Release By: CANDEM PROUD / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS BURGESS / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY -May 26, 2017 - For the third consecutive season, the Memorial Day Weekend Port City 160 'Super Spectacle' featuring Novelis Supermodifieds, ISMA Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS returns to Oswego Speedway this Saturday, May 27. In a very unique event, Saturday's action is the only time this season that you can see both the non-wing and winged Supermodifieds on the same surface,…

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Mahoning Valley Calling All Dirt Modified Teams

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Mahoning Valley Speedway Looks To Build Dirt Modified Division Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. - May 26, 2017-  In an effort to help bolster car counts in the Dirt Modified division, Mahoning Valley Speedway promoter Floyd Santee has extended an open invitation at any and all Dirt Modified racers to come to his track and run their home track rules and tires. If, after a two week period, they decide to stay on, drivers must them conform to Mahoning’s Dirt Modified class rules and tires. Watching Dirt Modifieds…

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Larson Leads Mistake Free Qualifying Session For All Star Pole

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Kyle Larson Grabs Top Starting Spot For Monster Energy All-Star Race Story By: REID SPENCCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. – May 20, 2017- Friday’s qualifying session for the Monster Energy All-Star Race was all about staying mistake-free. Kurt Busch didn’t. Kyle Larson did, and that was the difference between starting first and starting fifth in NASCAR’s million-dollar exhibition race on Saturday night (at 6 p.m. ET on FS1). In a unique qualifying format that features three laps punctuated by a four-tire pit stop, Busch posted the fastest time in the final round,…

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Kyle Busch Trucks To Record 7th Series Victory

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Kyle Busch Claims Record Seventh NASCAR Truck Series Victory at Charlotte Story By: REID SPENCER NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. –May 20, 2017-  Kyle Busch never tires of winning, even though he does it more often than anyone else. Busch led 90 of 134 laps in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and completed a dominating victory in the event, sweeping both early stages of the race and taking the checkered flag .986 seconds ahead of runner-up Johnny Sauter. The win was Busch’s seventh in 11 starts at…

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All Eyes On Alonso At Indy

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Alonso Skates Through Successful First Day Of Indy 500 Practice Story By: JEFF OLSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS JONES / INDYcar SERIES PHOTO INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana –May 16, 2017- After the opening day of practice for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, Fernando Alonso rolled to his news conference on a motorized skateboard. He answered nine questions, most of which could be paraphrased as such: It’s great, I’m learning a lot, and I’m enjoying myself. Then he hopped on his skateboard and rolled back to Gasoline Alley at Indianapolis Motor Speedway without a care. Thus was…

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Andretti Sets The Pace At Indianapolis 500 Practice

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Andretti Fastest Again On First Day Of Indianapolis 500 Practice Story By: MITCH ROBINSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS JONES / INDYcar SERIES PHOTO INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana –May 16, 2017-  His new teammate may be grabbing worldwide attention for his appearance in the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, but it was Marco Andretti who snatched speed honors on the opening day of practice for the 101st running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Andretti set the pace in the No. 27 United Fiber & Data Honda with a lap of 226.338 mph as 32 cars turned 1,501…

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“Joey Pole” Returning to Honor Curley at ACT Spring Green at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

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Former ACT champion Announces Plans to Compete as Salute to Mentor Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY WEST HAVEN, Vt. –May 16, 2017- Joey Polewarczyk Jr. will pay tribute to a stock car racing legend on Saturday night, May 20, when he returns to American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model competition in honor of the late Tom Curley.  Known by racing fans across the country as “Joey Pole,” the former champion will make his first ACT start of the 2017 season at the “Spring Green 117” event at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in West…

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Schartner Piloits Home Built Racer To Oswego Victory

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Andrew Schartner Takes Dad's Home Built To Opening Night Victory Story By: CANDEM PROUD / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS BURGESS / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY -  May 15, 2017- The script could not have been written any better for Andrew Schartner at Oswego Speedway's 67th Annual Opening Night presented by Mitchell's Speedway Press this past Saturday. Schartner, of Concord, NC drove his father Karl's brand new homebuilt racer to victory lane in just its first start, holding off series standouts Dave Cliff and Russ Brown for the eventual checkered flag in the 30-lap Pathfiner Bank SBS main event. Saturday's…

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Shullick, Danzer Take Early Leads in Triple Crown Championship Series

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Triple Crown Championship Series Opener Show Tight Competition Story By: CANDEM PROUD / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY - May 15, 2017 – A total of eleven registered cars and drivers took part in the inaugural event of the Shea Concrete Triple Crown Championship Series presented by ASI Racewear on Saturday night at Oswego Speedway with TCCS follower Dave Shullick Jr. earning his first career Novelis Supermodified non-wing main event win at the Steel Palace aboard the John Nicotra Racing No. 2. After setting fast time in group time trials earlier in the evening, a…

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Solomito Muscles Way to Langley Victory

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Reclaims Modified Tour Points Lead With Second Win of 2017 Story By: ANDY MARQUIS / NASCAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM   HAMPTON, Va. – May 14, 2017- Timmy Solomito muscled his way past Doug Coby with seven laps to go to score the victory in Saturday night’s City of Hampton 150 at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway – his second victory of the season in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. Coby had dominated much of the event, leading all but six laps, but Solomito closed in on him in the closing stages of the 150 lap race…

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Truex Bowls Down The Field In Kansas

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Truex Ends Kansas Jinx; Almirola taken to local hospital following accident Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES/ NASCAR KANSAS CITY, Kan. – May 14, 2017- Martin Truex Jr. finally ended his Kansas hex. Truex streaked away on the final restart with two laps left in Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400 to win his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. Truex led a race-high 104 of 267 laps to win for the ninth time in his career and for the second time this season. Three times in the past, Truex had…

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“The Hotshoe” Hossfeld Returns To Victory Lane at Lancaster

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HOSSFELD, STEFFENHAGEN, SHARPE & WOCH WIN AT LANCASTER Story By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -May 14, 2017 – Lancaster National Speedway’s X-Press Signs Stock Car Series returned to action on Saturday night following a one week interruption courtesy of Mother Nature. Chuck “The Hotshoe” Hossfeld of Ransomville, N.Y. returned to victory lane in the Sunoco Sportsman as he captured the 35-lap feature. Jim Steffenhagen of Rochester won the 50-lap Mike Julicher Tribute Race for the New York Super Stock Series. Rich Sharpe of Lancaster picked up his second win in…

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Will Has The Power At INDYcar Grand Prix

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Feeling the Power: Team Penske Driver Wins INDYCAR Grand Prix Story By: MITCH ROBINSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS OWENS / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana –May 14, 2017- Team Penske’s Will Power ended the weekend the same way he started it: in first place. The driver of the No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet capped off a flawless weekend at the INDYCAR Grand Prix with a dominating win today on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. After winning Friday’s Verizon P1 Award with a new track record in qualifying and leading all three practice sessions on the weekend, Power led…

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Race Of Champions Modifieds To Make July Return To Oswego

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Race of Champions Modified Series Added to July 8 Oswego Program Press Release By: CAMDEM PROUD / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: ALEX & HELEN BRUCE / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY - May 9, 2017 - The Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series will return to Oswego Speedway for its second and final appearance in 2017 on July 8. A full field of Ground Pounders is expected to join the already action-packed racing program with a 67-lap special presented by Century 21 Galloway Realty and Helena Chemical Company. Also on the card is a regular show for the Novelis Supermodified and…

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Lancaster Speedway Re-sets For Mid Week Event

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LANCASTER RESCHEDULES RAINED OUT MAY 6 PROGRAM FOR MAY 25 Press Release By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -May 9, 2017- Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway officials announced on Monday that the rained out X-Press Signs Stock Car Series program from May 6 has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 25 at 7 p.m. "We owe it to our competitors and their sponsors to give them every opportunity to race as much as possible each season," said Tim Packman, Track President. "We can't control Mother Nature, but we can control the calendar…

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Up to Speed: Oswego Speedway Kicks Off 67th Season

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Oswego Speedway to Open 67th Consecutive Season of Action this Saturday, May 13 with Novelis Supermodifieds, Pathfinder Bank SBS and RoC Modifieds Press Release By: CANDEM PROUD / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS BURGESS / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY -May 8, 2017 -  Oswego Speedway will open for its 67th consecutive season of racing action this Saturday, May 13 with a triple header presented by Mitchell’s Speedway Press of Oswego featuring kick-off events for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS as well as the Richie Evans Memorial 61 for the Ferris Mowers Race of Champions Asphalt Modifieds. Nearly 75…

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Lancaster Cancels Weekend Events

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WET WEATHER FORCES LANCASTER TO POSTPONE WEEKEND EVENTS Press Release By: DAVE BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. -May 5, 2017 - Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway has postponed all motorsports events for this upcoming weekend due to the heavy rains that have fallen at the facility earlier in the week combined with the additional rain and cold temperatures that are being forecasted for this weekend. The wet weather that blanketed the Western New York area earlier this week left the facility water-logged with the parking lot and pit areas especially saturated. Any additional…

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Preece Returns To Winning Form At Stafford Sizzler

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Preece Edges Coby For Whelen Modified Victory At Stafford Story By: KYLE SOUZA / NASCAR HOMETRACKS MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM STAFFORD, Conn. - May 1, 2017-Returning to the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour full-time this year, Ryan Preece was itching to get back into Victory Lane. He accomplished that goal Sunday in the 46th running of the NAPA Spring Sizzler at Stafford Motor Speedway. He took the lead from race leader Doug Coby with 13 laps to go and drove away with his first career Spring Sizzler victory behind the wheel of his No. 6 TS Haulers Chevrolet.…

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Logan Goes From Last To First At Richmond

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Joey Logano Charges From The Back To Win At Richmond Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By; GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR RICHMOND, Va. – April 30, 2017- It took Joey Logano all afternoon to drive from the back of the field to the front in Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Logano started from the rear after a post-qualifying transmission change, but when the checkered flag waved after Lap 400, the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford was at the head of the field, having held off a banzai charge from teammate Brad…

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Pagenaud Find Victory Lane In The Desert

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Pagenaud Dominates at Phoenix to Collect First Oval Win Story By: MITCH ROBINSON / INDYcar SERIE MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS JONES / INDYcar SERIES PHOTO AVONDALE, Arizona –April 30, 2017- In his eighth Indy car season and 105th race, Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud found victory lane on an oval. By taking the checkered flag in the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix Raceway, Pagenaud (No. 1 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet) scored his 10th career Indy car win and the 189th in the illustrious history of Team Penske. Pagenaud’s teammate Will Power (No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet) followed the Frenchman…

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Beers Brews A Winner At Mahoning Valley

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Eric Beers Masters His way to 75-lap Mahoning Modified Win; Mike Sweeney Stays Undefeated in Late Models Story By: DINO OBERTO / MAHAONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. -April 30, 2017- After somewhat of a slow start to the 2017 season, defending Mahoning Valley Speedway Modified track champion Eric Beers got back to his winning ways and it couldn’t have come at a better time as the “Master of Faster” showed his trademark grace and style in notching the first place tally in the extra distance 75-lap event that. With the change to American…

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JANKOWIAK CLAIMS FIRST LANCASTER MODIFIED WIN IN RoC FANS IN THE STANDS 75

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Gullo, Sharpe and Anasiewicz Score Victories Story By: DAN BUCHANAN / LANCASTER SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANNALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, N.Y. - April 30, 2017 – The home of Modified racing in Western New York delivered another memorable moment on Saturday evening as Andy Jankowiak of Tonawanda, N.Y. won the Fans in the Stands 75 at Lancaster National Speedway in the opening round of the Race of Champions Modified Series. It was his first ever Modified win at Lancaster. In X-Press Signs Stock Car Series support division action, Tim Gullo of Elmira, N.Y. won the Race of Champions Super…

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Santos Rules Copper Classic Return To Phoenix

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SANTOS SAVORS VICTORY IN SILVER CROWN RETURN TO PHOENIX Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: AL STEINBURG / USAC SERIES PHOTO Phoenix, Arizona- April 30, 2017- It had been eight years since the United States Auto Club competed at Phoenix Raceway.  Since then, the track has been slightly reconfigured, repaved and renovated. On Saturday, to Bobby Santos, it was still the same Phoenix Raceway he knew and loved back in 2009 when he raced to a USAC National Midget victory at the one-mile tri-oval. In his return, Santos used his experience and bravado to outduel David…

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Larson Steals Overtime Victory At RIR

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Kyle Larson Steals a Win in NASCAR XFINITY Series Race at Richmond Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR RICHMOND, Va. –April 30, 2017- Justin Allgaier had the best car in Saturday’s ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Kyle Larson isn’t very good at Richmond—and isn’t bashful about saying so. Nevertheless, when two late restarts played out at the .75-mile short track, Larson was the race winner in overtime, and Allgaier was a disappointed second, consoled only by the $100,000 check he collected as the winner of the XFINITY Dash…

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Whelen Modified News & Notes: Stafford

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Pennink Heads To Sizzler Hoping To Keep Hot Streak Going Story By: KYLE SOUZA / NASCAR WMT SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –April 28, 2017-  For the first time since 2009, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will head to a track coming off the heels of a win by Ole Blue and the iconic Boelher family No. 3. Rowan Pennink captured the victory in the Icebreaker 150 at Connecticut's Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on April 9, helping return the iconic team to Victory Lane for the first time since Ryan Preece won in…

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