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Kurt Busch Pilots SHR To Daytona Victory

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Patient Kurt Busch Wins Wild Daytona 500—Without looking back Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: DICK AYERS RACERSGUIDE.COM & GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 27, 2017-  His car damaged in a wreck on the backstretch and held together with tape, Kurt Busch grabbed the lead on the final lap of the 59th Daytona 500 on Sunday and took the checkered flag in the Great American Race as a capstone to a checkered career that has trended upward since Busch joined Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014. In a race that featured the first test of…

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Sunday Daytona Notebook

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Despite The Crash That Took Him Out, Earnhardt Encouraged By Strong Performance Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM & GETTY IMAGES DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 27, 2017-  Returning to action from a concussion that sidelined him for the second half of the 2016 season, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was leading Sunday’s Daytona 500 at the halfway point, having passed Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson for the top spot on lap 97 of 200. But both Earnhardt and Johnson were off-cycle on pit stops, and a trip to pit road was imminent. What Earnhardt…

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Reed Repeats For Daytona XFINITY Glory

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Ryan Reed Gets Second NASCAR XFINITY Win Where He Got The First--Daytona Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – February 26, 2017- For Ryan Reed, there’s magic in the air at the Birthplace of Speed. Reed went to Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway in February 2015 and hadn’t won since—until Saturday night, when he held off Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran Kasey Kahne in overtime to claim victory in the Powershares QQQ 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series season opener. With the race going four laps past its scheduled…

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Saturday Daytona Notebook

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Tony Stewart’s Quick Wit Shines Through During Ford Press Conference Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 26, 2017-  Just because Tony Stewart has retired from Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing doesn’t mean the co-owner of Stewart-Hass racing has lost his quick wit and sense of humor. Stewart’s penchant for repartee was in full evidence on Saturday morning when he answered questions from reporters during a Ford Performance press conference at Daytona International Speedway. Before Stewart could get into his shtick, however, he had to take some good-natured…

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Hirschman Captures Richie Evans 100 Victory

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Preece Takes World Series Modified Title at New Smyrna Story By: KYLE SOUZA / NASCAR HOME TRACKS MEDIA Photos By: JIM DUPONT / NASCAR PHOTO   NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Matt Hirschman used a late race move to score the win in Friday’s Richie Evans Memorial 100 for the Tour-Type Modifieds at New Smyrna Speedway. Hirschman took the point from race leader Ron Silk on the final restart with just 12 laps to go, but it wasn’t over from there. Silk charged back to the bumper and chased Hirschman’s No. 60 all the way around to the checkered flag.…

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Grala Becomes Youngest Daytona Winner

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Kaz Grala Avoids Last-Lap Melee To Become Youngest Daytona Winner Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 25, 2017- In the space of 100 laps, Kaz Grala went from youngest NASCAR national series pole winner at Daytona International Speedway to youngest NASCAR national series race winner at Daytona. What happened between the first green flag and the checkers, however, could fill volumes. Miraculously, Grala slipped through a wild wreck on the backstretch on the final lap of Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 to win the first NASCAR Camping World…

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New Motorsports Events To Highlight Busy Devils Bowl Speedway Summer

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Truck & Tractor Pulls, Demolition Derby, Drag Racing Coming to Devil’s Bowl Speedway Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY WEST HAVEN, Vt. –February 25, 2017-  The ground will shake in 2017 with a series of exciting, all-new motorsports events at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.  The scenic Vermont facility has added a slate of new, high-adrenalin attractions for motorsports fans of all kinds, promising to bring a thrill to fans of all types of horsepower.  While weekly NASCAR Whelen All-American Series-sanctioned stock car racing continues on the asphalt oval on Saturday nights and…

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Elliott & Hamlin Take Duel Victories

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Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin Win Action-Filled Can-Am Duel Qualifying Races Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE ERVICE Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 24, 2017- Daytona 500 pole winner Chase Elliott put an exclamation on his qualifying effort with a victory in Thursday night’s first Can-Am Duel at Daytona International Speedway. Elliott passed second-place starter Brad Keselowski for the lead on Lap 37 and held it the rest of the way—through a wreck that altered the positions of the two Open Team drivers trying to race their way into the field for the 59th running of…

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Thursday Daytona Notebook

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Denny Hamlin, FedEx Sign Extensions with Joe Gibbs Racing Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 24, 2017- Denny Hamlin has signed an extension to drive the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota with FedEx continuing as his sponsor, the team announced at a press conference on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway. “Obviously, we’ve had a great relationship over the 12 years of my career,” Hamlin said of his association with FedEx, which began with his debut race at Kansas Speedway in October 2005. “To do it with one team and…

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway To Receive $10,000 Capital Improvement Grant From NASCAR

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Projects To Be Completed With Help From Sanctioning Body Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – February 21, 2017- Vermont’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway already has its first “win” in the 2017 stock car racing season.  An announcement was made on Saturday, February 18, during a conference at The Plaza Hotel in Daytona Beach, Fla., that the Rutland County facility has been awarded a $10,000 grant from NASCAR for capital improvements and facility upgrades. Devil’s Bowl Speedway enters its 51st season of stock car racing in 2017 and its…

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Earnhardt Jr. Pursues His Passion To Race

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Passion to Race Drives Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Return to The Track Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 20, 2017-  Dale Earnhardt Jr. felt “wobbly” and didn’t know why. In his motor coach last July at Kentucky Speedway, Earnhardt felt the first hint of the concussion symptoms that would keep him out of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet for the last half of the 2016 season. He voiced his concerns to fiancée Amy Reimann. “I told Amy, ‘I feel wobbly,’” Earnhardt recalled on Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.…

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Ronnie Bassett Jr. Breaks Through At New Smyrna

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Ronnie Bassett Jr. Notches  His First NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Victory Sunday Night at New Smyrna Speedway. Story By: NASCAR K&N SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. –February 20, 2017-  A year after coming up just short at New Smyrna Speedway, Ronnie Bassett Jr. walked away with the Jet Tools 150 Sunday night for his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East victory. In his 40th career start, Bassett led the final 42 laps – the first laps he’s led in the series – and out-distanced runner-up Zane Smith by 3.563 seconds to win.…

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Chase Elliott Edges Dale Earnhardt Jr. For Daytona 500 Pole

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Carries On The Family Tradition Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 19, 2017-  Winning back-to-back Daytona 500 poles is something of a family tradition, as Chase Elliott proved by the skin of his teeth on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. The last driver to take a lap in the second and final round of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at the 2.5-mile superspeedway, Elliott covered the distance in 46.663 seconds (192.872 mph) to edge Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. by .002 seconds. The pole was the…

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Daytona Sunday Notebook

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Does Jimmie Johnson’s Daytona DNF Spell Trouble For Hendrick Drivers? Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES /NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 19, 2017-  Mr. Hendrick, we have a problem. Twice during Sunday’s rain-delayed Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway, Johnson spun without provocation off Turn 4. The first time, on Lap 17, he took out the No. 41 Ford of Kurt Busch. The second time, Johnson nosed into the inside wall near the entrance to pit road crashed out of the 75-lap exhibition race. Forget that Johnson failed to finish the Clash…

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Logano Brings Ford Back To Daytona Victory Lane

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Opportunistic Logano Claims Victory in Wild Clash at Daytona Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM & GETTY IMAGES DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –February 19, 2017 - When Brad Keselowski and Denny Hamlin collided in Turn 2 on the final lap of Sunday’s rain-delayed Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway, Joey Logano was there to seize the moment. Charging to the outside and grabbing the lead near the entry to the Superstretch at the 2.5-mile speedway, Logano took the checkered flag 1.121 seconds ahead of runner-up Kyle Busch, who beat third-place finisher Alex…

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Chase Elliott Starting to Feel Comfortable With No. 24 Legacy

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Chase Elliott can’t make fans forget the legacy of the No. 24 car, but by all indications, he’s ready to make his own distinctive mark in that vaunted ride. Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR Charlotte NC.- February 17, 2017-The history of the No. 24 car is monumental, and Elliott inherited that ride last year from the driver who made it famous. The No. 24 has won 93 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races in 1,414 starts since the number debuted in 1950. All 93 victories belong to Jeff Gordon, who retired…

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Enduros, Demo Derby and Micro Stocks Set to Jumpstart The Action at Mahoning Valley Speedway

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Enduro Winner Has Shot at Possible $2000 Top Prize Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. - February 17, 2017- Mahoning Valley Speedway is anxiously looking forward to its first competitive action of the 2017 season when on Saturday, April 1, there will be Big/Small Car and Jr. Enduros along with Big/Small Car Demo Derby’s plus Micro Stocks. For the Enduro racers there can be as much as $2000 for winning their respective events. The purse will be pro-rated depending on car counts. If 80 or more cars are signed-in…

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Steak ‘n Shake Returns To Rahal No. 15

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Steak 'n Shake Will Return to Sponsor Graham Rahal For a Third Season. Story By: MARK ROBINSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM BROWNSBURG, Ind. —February 16, 2017- Steak ‘n Shake will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for a third season of sponsoring of the team’s Verizon IndyCar Series effort with driver Graham Rahal. Steak ‘n Shake, a classic American brand and home of the original Steakburger and hand-dipped milkshake, will be the primary sponsor of Rahal’s No. 15 Honda at four Verizon IndyCar Series events in 2017: the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg,…

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Hunter-Reay Looking to Rebound Strong in 2017 Season

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Hunter-Reay Eager For Strong Start For 2017 season Story By: PHILLIP B. WILSON / INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Indianapolis Ind.- February 12, 2017- Few Verizon IndyCar Series drivers are as intense as Andretti Autosport's Ryan Hunter-Reay, which means a frustrating 2016 has him even more eager to bounce back this season. The 2012 series champion looks at last year as “a season of missed opportunities” as his team struggled on street courses and he finished 12th in the points, his worst showing since 2009. Team owner Michael Andretti made a series of offseason moves to…

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Ray Parent Going for TSMP Late Model Championship

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Ray Parent Set to Pilot Don Parsons Racing  Anytime Realty Entry Story By: TAYLOR THERRIEN / TSMP MEDIA Photos By: MIKE ROTHWELL / RACERSGUIDE.COM Thompson  Ct.- February 10, 2017- The 2017 season is shaping up to be an exciting one for Ray Parent. After winning the 2016 D. Anthony Vendetti Fall Classic at Seekonk Speedway in his No. 17 Ford Fusion Late Model, Parent decided it was time for a change of pace, with support from a new primary sponsor, Anytime Realty. Parent will be driving the No. 98 Ford Fusion Late Model for Don Parsons Racing and Anytime Realty in…

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Phoenix Raceway Open Test Gets 2017 INDYCAR Season Rolling

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Phoenix Raceway Kicks Off 2017 INDYCAR Season Story By: INDYcar SERIES MEDIA Photos By: TIM HOLLE /INDYcar SERIES PHOTO Phoenix Az,- February 8, 2017- For the first time in 2017, all of the full-season entries in the Verizon IndyCar Series gather this week for the open test at Phoenix Raceway. Twenty-one cars are entered for the two-day test Friday and Saturday on the 1-mile oval in Avondale, Arizona, steeped in Indy car history. From 1964-2005, 61 races were contested on the track, with legendary names the likes of A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, Al and Bobby Unser, Johnny Rutherford and Rick…

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Safety-Kleen Backs NASCAR Modified Opener

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NASCAR Modified Tour Gets Safety Kleen Sponsorship Press Release By: JASON CUNNINGHAM / NASCAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – February 7, 2017- Safety-Kleen has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season opener on March 18 at Myrtle Beach Speedway. The event, which will also feature NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action, will be the Performance Plus 300 presented by Safety-Kleen. Safety-Kleen has been an official partner of NASCAR since 2004. The Performance Plus 150 will be the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour portion of the race event, and will…

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Race Of Champions 250 Moves To Lake Erie Speedway

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Lake Erie Speedway will host the 67th annual Race of Champions in September. Press Release By: ROC ASPHALT SERIES MEDIA Photos By: ALEX & HELEN BRUCE / RACERSGUIDE.COM ELMA, N.Y. – February 7, 2017- The 67th annual Race of Champions weekend will be held at Pennsylvania’s Lake Erie Speedway on Sept. 28-30 later this year. The event, featuring the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series, was most recently held at New York’s Oswego Speedway. “This is a very positive move for the event and short track racing in general,” said Joe Skotnicki, Race of Champions steward. “We took a different…

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Top Drivers Honored at Two-Night Devil’s Bowl Speedway Banquet of Champions

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Nine Track Champions Crowned; John Bruno Award to Ron Proctor Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: ALAN WARD /DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY PHOTO RUTLAND, Vt. – February 7, 2017- Devil’s Bowl Speedway officially draw the curtain on its 50th racing season during a two-night Banquet of Champions gala on February 3-4.   Ceremonies were held in the Grand Ballroom at the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington in Rutland, Vt., honoring nine stock car racing champions, top drivers, and special award winners at two tracks at the West Haven, Vt., facility; well over 400 guests attended the weekend gatherings.…

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Triple Crown Championship Series to Award Nearly $30,000 in Cash and Prizes

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Triple Crown Championship Series  Top Driver and Supermodified of '17 Story By: CAROL HANES / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF OSWEGO, NY - February 4, 2017 – Dan Kapuscinski Motorsports Promotions in conjunction with Oswego Speedway and the International Supermodified Association announced today the formation of the Shea Concrete Triple Crown Championship Series of Supermodified Racing presented by ASI Racewear. The 10 race championship series, comprised of five non-wing Novelis Supermodified events at Oswego Speedway and five winged ISMA Supermodified events, is centered around the Supermodified Triple Crown, formed in 1966, featuring the Sandusky Speedway Hy-Miler Nationals,…

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The Racer’s Expo Up Next For TSMP

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Thompson Speedway Exhibiting at The Racer’s Expo Press Release By: TAYLOR THERIAN / TSMP MEDIA Photos By: RACERS EXPO MEDIA THOMPSON, CT –February 1, 2017- The Racer’s Expo, an annual motor sports trade show, returns on February 3rd and 4th at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, MA. This year, under the management of OTB Promotions, the show features some new seminars and world class exhibitors. Over 45 vendors are registered for the expo for 2017. TSMP will once again be showcasing the facility and experiences offered at the expo. Exotic Driving Events, American Muscle Experience and Fiat 500…

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Starrett Co. Expands WMT Series Team Sponsorship

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Starrett Co. Backs Two NASCAR Modifieds Press Release By: L.S. STARETT CO. MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM ATHOL, Mass. - January 24, 2017- The L.S. Starrett Co. will expand its motorsports marketing program by continuing support of teams racing on the newly combined NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. Under the banner of Starrett Racing, the company will be the primary sponsor of the Flamingo Motorsports No. 16 with driver Timmy Solomito. In addition to sponsoring Solomito, Starrett Racing will also support the future of the sport through a driver-development program as the primary sponsor of the Matt Swanson Racing No.…

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Race of Champions Set 2017 Series Event Schedule

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2017 RACE OF CHAMPIONS ASPHALT MODIFIED DATES RELEASED Press Release By: ROC ASPHALT SERIES MEDIA Photos By: ALEX & HELEN BRUCE / RACERSGUIDE.COM ELMA, NY –January 11, 2017-  Race of Champions management is taking the first step in releasing its 2017 racing schedules with the publication of the current dates which are secured for the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series. Currently 14 events are on this portion of the schedule that take fans to premier racing facilities throughout the Northeast. These dates and locations will bring together an interesting blend of familiar venues, along with new and interesting facilities, giving…

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Oswego’s 67th Annual Season Schedule Set

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Special Event Slate Offers 12 Action Packed Weekends Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: CHRIS BURGESS / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, NY -December 23, 2016-  Oswego Speedway officials have announced their 67th annual, 12-weekend schedule featuring the Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS ‘Road to the Championship’, as well as the return of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to Classic Weekend, a mid-Summer Race of Champions, and the third annual Port City ‘Super Spectacle.’ With a total of 12 weekends on Oswego’s 2017 racing calendar, each weekend will offer fans a special event feel, with three or more…

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway to Host Two-Night Banquet of Champions

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Dirt Track and Asphalt Track drivers to be celebrated on February 3-4 in Rutland Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO /RACERSGUIDE.COM / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY RUTLAND, Vt. –December 16, 2016- Devil’s Bowl Speedway will bring the 2016 stock car racing season to its official close in style with a two-night gala on February 3-4, 2017.  The annual Banquet of Champions will be presented at the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington in Rutland, Vt., for the fifth consecutive year.  The Banquet of Champions has been split into two dates for the first time in order to…

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Four Races For Tri-Track Open Modified Series

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Tri-Track Series Set 2017 Schedule Story By: DALE HOLBROOK/ TRI-TRACK SERIES MEDIA Photo By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Seekonk, Mass.- December 14, 2016-  The Northeast Race Cars Tri-Track Open Modified Series announced its schedule for the upcoming season. The now traditional four-race schedule is a combination of midweek and weekend shows that kicks-off at Seekonk Speedway in Seekonk, Mass., followed by a stop at Star Speedway in Epping, N.H., and culminates with a pair of races at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl in Connecticut. “The schedule was a strong one to begin with,” said Wayne Darling, managing partner. “The goal simply…

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USAC Silver Crown Series Returning To Phoenix

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The USAC Silver Crown Series Will Return to Phoenix Int’l Raceway Next Year. Story By: DICK JORDAN / USAC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JOHN DADALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANAPOLIS  IND.- December 8, 2016-The USAC Silver Crown Series will race at Phoenix Int’l Raceway next year for the first time since 2009. The United States Auto Club confirmed the news Wednesday evening with a video press release on their social media platforms. The event is scheduled for April 29 at the one-mile oval located in Avondale, Ariz., and will serve as a preliminary event to the Verizon IndyCar Series race scheduled for…

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NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Schedule Announced

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First Combined Schedule In Several Years Story By: JASON CUNNINHAM / NASCAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM DAYTONA BEACH, FL - December 7, 2016- NASCAR has released the 2017 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule. It was announced back in October that the NASCAR Whelen Modified and Southern Modifieds tour would be merging into one. The 2017 season will kick off a 19 race schedule at Myrtle Beach Speedway in Myrtle Beach, SC on Saturday March 18th. The second stop for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will be the 43rd annual Icebreaker at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Sunday…

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Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Announces 2017 Schedule

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Season Opener Icebreaker set for March 31-April 2 Story By: TAYLOR THERRIEN / THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Thompson, CT -December 6, 2016 – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park today announced dates for the 2017 racing schedule, celebrating its 77th season on the high banked oval.  The 2017 seven event NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS) schedule is highlighted by the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the return of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. “This year’s schedule balances our commitment to tradition and innovation,” states Josh Vanada, General Manager of TSMP.  “The 2017 schedule preserves fan favorites…

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Preparations for 2017 NASCAR Season at Thompson Well Underway

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Registration Opens, Technical Inspectors & Rules Announced Story By: TAYLOR THERRIEN / THOMPSON SPEEDWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM Thompson Ct.- December 3, 2016- Planning is well underway for the 2017 season at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP).  Officials from the historic ⅝-mile oval announced that they are receiving car number registrations for their 77th season.  Renewals for drivers in the Sunoco Modified, Late Model, Limited Sportsman, Mini Stock, and Lite Modified drivers will continue until January 15. After that date, numbers will be issued on a first come-first served basis. As an incentive, anyone registering…

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Announces Weekly Division Realignment for 2017

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Late Models to Run Special Events; Renegades Renamed “Super Stocks” Story By: JUSTIN ST. LOUIS / DEVILS BOWL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WEST HAVEN, Vt. –December 3, 2016-  Devil’s Bowl Speedway has made some adjustments to its weekly stock car racing divisions for the 2017 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season.  The changes are the latest step in an unending process of improving the quality and entertainment value of events at both the half-mile Asphalt Track and the 3/10-mile Dirt Track at the Vermont facility, with several additional enhancements to be announced soon. While the open-wheel Sportsman…

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Chase Dowling Returns To Stafford Speedway SK Division

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Dowling Coming Home to Stafford and the SK Modifieds Story By: SCOTT RUNNING / STAFFORD SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Stafford Springs, CT - December 2, 2016- After two years away from weekly competition, 2014 SK Modified® Rookie of the Year Chase Dowling will return to Stafford’s premier division in 2017 behind the wheel of the #50 Les & Tina Skowyra owned modified. Dowling has spent the last two years running on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour after an impressive 2014 season in the SK Modified® division which etched his name in the record books as the youngest SK…

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Dave Shullick Jr. To Chase Oswego Supermodified Crown

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Dave Shullick Jr. will race full time at Oswego Speedway this season. Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / OSWEGO SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM OSWEGO, N.Y. —November 30, 2016- For the first time in more than 20 years, a veteran Ohio supermodified driver will contend for Oswego Speedway’s coveted Novelis Supermodified track championship as two-time ISMA champion Dave Shullick Jr. will join forces with John Nicotra Racing for a weekly assault on the “Steel Palace” next season. Hailing from North Ridgeville, Ohio, Shullick became the first Ohio driver to win the ISMA title in 2015 and backed it up…

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North-South Shootout Honors Family

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North-South Shootout Is All About Family Story By: NORTH / SOUTH SHOOTOUT MEDIA     Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, NC- October 26, 2016- While the $10,000 purse for the tour-type modified division during the 14th annual John Blewett III Memorial North-South Shootout in Memory of Charles Kepley at Concord Speedway on Nov. 3-5 is incentive enough, for modified driver Jimmy Blewett of Hopewell Township, N.J., it’s more about family and friends. “Being in honor of Charles and my brother means a lot to make a run for it,” said Blewett. “Charles was a good friend of my brother, and…

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O’Reilly Auto Parts Partners With TSMP Triple Crown Series

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O’Reilly Auto Parts Becomes Official Partner of Triple Crown Series at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Press Release By:Therasa Condict/TSMP Media                         Photo By:Dave Dalesandro/Racersguide.com Thompson CT...Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) is pleased to announced O’Reilly Auto Parts as the official sponsor of the Triple Crown Championship for the Limited Sportsman and Mini Stock NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS) divisions. The Triple Crown Championship debuted in 2015 as a mini-series for these two divisions that consists of three events. Competitors’ finishing positions in these events earns them both TSMP championship points and Triple Crown Series points. The Triple Crown will pay its…

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Evans Mills Speedway

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half][ezcol_1half_end] Location US Route 11, Evans Mills, New York 13637 Phone # 315-777-7980 Track Length 3/8 Mile Surface Paved Shape Oval Division Raced Super Pro, Pro Stock, Trucks, Sport Compact, Thunderstock, Legends, Juniors Website www.evansmillsspeedway.com [/ezcol_1half_end]

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Sandia Speedway

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half][ezcol_1half_end] Location 100 Speedway Park Blvd SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87121 Phone # 505-352-8888 Track Length 1/4 Mile, 3/8 Mile, 1.7 Miles Surface Clay, Paved Shape Oval, Drag Strip, Road Course Division Raced A-Mods, Street Stocks, Factory Fours, Non-Wing Sprints, Cruisers/Hornets, Non-Wing Mini Sprints, Rookies Website www.racesandia.com [/ezcol_1half_end]

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Madera Speedway

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half][ezcol_1half_end] Location 1850 W Cleveland Avenue, Madera, California 93637 Phone # 559-673-7223 Track Length 1/3 Mile Surface Paved Shape Oval Divisions Raced Late Models, Hobby Stocks, Modifieds, MST, Toyota Sedans, 4-Bangers Website www.racemadera.com [/ezcol_1half_end] LATEST NEWS: [xyz-ihs snippet="Bottom-2Large-Block-AdSense-Centered"]

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Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half][ezcol_1half_end] Location 591 N. Olive Lake Blvd., Blythe, California 92225 Phone # 760-922-3444 Track Length 1/4 Mile Surface Paved Shape Oval Divisions Raced Bandoleros, Late Models, Street Stock, Factory 4, Factory Stock, Skid Plate Website Visit Our Website! [/ezcol_1half_end] LATEST NEWS: [xyz-ihs snippet="Bottom-2Large-Block-AdSense-Centered"]

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Kil-Kare Raceway

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half] [ezcol_1half_end] Location 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road, Xenia, Ohio 45385 Phone # 937-429-2961 Track Length 1/3 Mile, 1/4 Mile Surface Paved Shape Oval, Drag Strip Divisions Raced Compacts, Sport Stocks, Late Models, Modifieds, Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Outlaw Limited Street, High School, Junior Dragster Website www.kilkare.com [/ezcol_1half_end]

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Coastal Plains Raceway Park

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half] [ezcol_1half_end] Location 4744 Richlands Highway, Jacksonville, North Carolina 28540 Phone # 910-455-3555 Track Length 4/10 Mile, 1/4 Mile Surface Paved Shape Oval, Drag Strip Divisions Raced Outlaws, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks, Top Eliminator, Modified Eliminator, Junior Dragster Website www.coastalplainsraceway.com [/ezcol_1half_end]

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Indianapolis Speedrome

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half] Location 802 S. Kitley Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46219 Phone # 317-353-8206 Track Length 1/5 Mile Surface Paved Shape Oval Divisions Raced Late Models, Figure 8, Stock Cars, Midgets, I-Car, Modifieds, Bombers Website www.speedrome.com

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Lucas Oil Raceway

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half] [ezcol_1half_end] Location 10267 E US Highway 136, Indianapolis, Indiana 46234 Phone # 317-291-4090 Track Length 0.68 Mile, 1/4 Mile Surface Paved Shape Oval, Drag Strip Divisions Raced NHRA, ARCA, Late Models, Street Stocks, USAC Website www.lucasoilraceway.com [/ezcol_1half_end]

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Riverside International Speedway

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[ezcol_1half] [/ezcol_1half] Location Nova Scotia 104, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada B2G 2L1 Phone # 902-863-2410 Track Length 3/8 Mile Surface Paved Shape Oval Divisions Raced NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, NAPA Sportsman Series, IWK 250, Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour Website www.riversidespeedway.ca

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