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This Week in AARN // January 28, 2020

TOP HEADLINES Howard Commander Announces Plans To Lease Plattsburgh’s Airborne Speedway, Sportsman Modifieds To Run On Weekly Basis Prestigious NAPA Know How Classic Goes This Weekend For TQ Midgets Inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall; Jankowiak Defending Champion Rolex 24 At Daytona Is Claimed By Wayne Taylor Motorsports’ Cadillac Team Brett Hearn Liquidates Large Portion Of Race Team Inventory At Weekend Sale Ross …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Airborne Speedway

When it was announced several months ago by Plattsburgh’s Airborne Speedway track owners Jamie Atkins and Steve Fuller that they would not operate the track in 2019, there were fears that the venerable north country oval was done for good. And it might have been had Lebanon Valley and Albany-Saratoga Speedway owner Howard Commander not come to the rescue. Last …

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This Week in AARN // January 21, 2020

TOP HEADLINES Kyle Larson Streaks To First Chili Bowl Victory In Spectacular Drive Wildly Successful Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2020 Show Brought Race Teams, Manufacturers Fans Together For Three Day ‘Mid-Winter Happening’ Andrea Cap Is Named Ms. Motorsports 2020 At Gala Indoor Race Car & Trade Show Kyle Bronson Sweeps All Three Late Model Features At Volusia Speedway Park In Speedweeks …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Kyle Larson

Kyle Larson makes no bones about the fact he races NASCAR Cup cars for a living but races Sprint Cars and Midgets for fun. In Tulsa, Oklahoma past week, Larson won his first Chili Bowl after several years of trying, reigning as ‘King Of The Slidejob’ when he hustled by Christopher Bell for the lead, then protected his line on …

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This Week in AARN // January 14, 2020

TOP HEADLINES PPB Motorsports Race Car & Trade Show Goes This Weekend At Greater Phila. Expo Center Thompson Drivers, Owners Face Edict: Race For Less Money Or Don’t Race At All Lancaster Speedway, Race Of Champions Promoter At Odds Over Prize Money Payments; Skotnicki Out, Legal Action Threatened Hoosier Cale Thomas Tapped As New Driver Of John Trone No. 39 410 …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Thompson Speedway

Wednesday, January 15 is the the deadline date for Thompson Motorsport Park’s rank and file to let track management know if they’ll be okay in 2020 running a six race season with a 75% reduction in weekly prize money. If the racers agree, it could send a shockwave to race promoters across the landscape who are eager to shave expenses …

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This Week in AARN // January 7, 2019

TOP HEADLINES Erick Rudolph, Ryan Flores Win Indoor Auto Racing Series Allentown TQ Midget Openers Race Of Champions To End Modified Touring Series Season At Mahoning Valley Speedway New OCFS General Manager Brett Hearn Announces New Personal Racing Schedule, Team Restrucuring DIRTcar Outlaws Four Link Rear Suspension Systems; STSS To Continue Allow Them Kyle Petty To Meet & Greet Race Fans At 35th …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Flores

When a driver with a car that is a proven winner flips it down the homestretch, very seldom does anything good come from the experience. In Ryan Flores’ case, what started off as a bad weekend came full circle in Allentown, PA after Flores and his crew fixed his battered TQ Midget for the next day’s racing action. Flores then responded by …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Toyota Racing Development

Once upon a time, the Offenhauser engine reigned supreme in Sprint Car racing. Then, the Small Block Chevy made inroads and the Offy was all done. That was in the early 1960s. And that’s how it has stayed – until 2019. Ford now has a winning 410 Sprint engine, developed after two years of R&D and T&E. Now, Toyota has announced …

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This Week in AARN // December 17, 2019

TOP HEADLINES Year End AARN Points Edition: Final Point Standings, Champions Stories Bring 2019 Racing Year, Publishing Season To Close; Next Issue Jan. 7, 2020 PRI Show In Indianapolis Draws Racing Industry Together To View, Share Shellhammers Dirt Track To Run Weekly Saturday, Wednesday Programs Kyle Petty To Appear At PPL Motorsports 2020 Show In January Oswego Speedway Inks XMR Sportsman Modified Race For …

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