AARN Staff

This Week in AARN // September 19, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Ted Christopher Dies In Plane Crash En Route To Riverhead Mod Tour Race Four Open Cockpit Pennsy Drivers Recovering From Crash Injuries Jeff Strunk Wins Grandview’s Freedom 76’er For Record Breaking Seventh Time Missouri’s Brian Brown Sweeps Back To Back All Star Sprint Mains At Selinsgrove, Bedford Four Features, Four Winners On Mahoning Modified Bill Teel Memorial Card Timmy Solomito …

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NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK // TED CHRISTOPHER

Ted Christopher’s death in a plane crash while en route to compete in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series race at Riverhead Raceway has cast a broad and deep pall over the auto racing community. In a sport where tens of thousands try, few achieve legendary status. TC did. He did it by winning 378 career features, by being among …

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This Week in AARN // September 12, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Port Royal Tuscarora Two Day Sweep Nets Lance Dewease Over $56,000 Jonathan Davenport Is On Top Of The World After Eldora Score Ronnie Johnson & Jake Spraker Part Ways; Each Win In Their Next Starts Fulton & Utica Rome Promoters Drop Big Blocks; To Feature DIRTcar 358 Mods As Main Class In ‘18 URC To Develop Low Buck 360 Alternative; …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Lance Dewease

Lance Dewease’s race to the rich Tuscarara 50 win Saturday at Port Royal Speedway was set up by a thrilling drive to victory the night before and was preceded by five previous Tuscarora 50 scores. Ever since joining forces with car owner Don Kreitz, Dewease’s penchant for winning high profile races seems to be unquenchable. On this night, before one …

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This Week in AARN // September 5, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Hometown Hero Jeff Rine Beats World Of Outlaw Late Model Drivers At Selinsgrove DJ Shullick Claims 61st Oswego Speedway Supermodified Classic In Ohio 410 Sprints: Two For Tim Shaffer, One For Saldana, Huge $10,000 Wayne Co. Score For Caleb Helms Forty One Years After First One, Jimmy Horton Claims Orange County Big Block Modified Crown Brett Hearn In Charge At …

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Newsmaker of the Week / /Jeff Rine

When a hometown boy makes good, it’s the closest thing to the universal warm and fuzzy theme. In racing, the most frequent set up for this delightful turn of events comes when a Touring Series and their professional drivers and teams march into a weekly speedway and take on the track regulars. So it was this past Sunday at Selinsgrove …

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Ninth Year At Woodhull’s Helm, Owner Ted White Has A Good Thing Going

Posted by: (Author Name) (Date) Though Woodhull (NY) Raceway’s owner and promoter Ted White likes to keep a low profile, those who need to find him know where he is: ‘right down there outside turn four with some of the track crew’. White has been in charge of Woodhull for nine years now and he’s a hands-on operator who addresses …

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This Week in AARN // August 29, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Short Track Super Series Woodhull Raceway Field Bows To Andy Bachetti JJ Grasso Rushes To New Egypt’s Annual 410 Sprint Win, His Third In Seven Runnings NWMT Champ Doug Coby Bumps Way To Seekonk Checkered, His First Of The Season Tri Track Modifieds At Star Are Vanquished By Matt Hirschman Changes In Halmar-Friesen Truck Team Alliance Portend Brighter Future …

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Newsmaker of the Week // JJ Grasso

Sometimes in auto racing, it just happens: a driver takes a liking to a particular track and excels in a particular race. So it was last Wednesday, August 23 at New Egypt Speedway when JJ Grasso swept to victory in the rich Jersey Rush XII 410 Sprint Car race. The win for Grasso was his third in the seven runnings of …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Glenndon Forsythe

Glenndon Forsythe has been running on the rugged Central PA 410 Sprint Car circuit for enough years to have earned a reputation as a skilled, consistent, workmanlike shoe who hangs out at or near the top five and picks up a win or two just about every year. So in a sense, it wasn’t wholly unexpected that Forsythe would be the …

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