AARN Staff

This Week in AARN // January 18, 19 & 20, 2019

TOP HEADLINES PPB Motorsports Show Opens Friday; Darrell Waltrip, Ray Evernham, Ryan Preece Among Personalities Ready To Meet & Greet Fans AARN Editor Len Sammons, Asphalt Supermodified Great Joe Gosek, Dirt Modified & Sprint Master Gary Gollub Among Weekend Inductees Into EMPA Hall Of Fane Tulsa Golden Driller Winner James Morris Disqualified From Tulsa Micro Win For Tire Modifications New AC ‘Second Chance Qualifier …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Max McLaughlin

Teenager Max McLaughlin’s meteoric rise through the ranks of auto racing got an incalculable boost last week. Flush with success on the Super DIRTcar Series circuit and the upstate New York weekly big block tracks, Max packed his bags and headed back to Mooresville, NC where he has been hired to drive by Hattori Motorsports – the same organization that won …

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This Week in AARN // January 8, 2019

TOP HEADLINES Matt Janisch, Ryan Flores Cruise To Indoor Auto Racing Series TQ Midget Wins In Allentown NY Track Owner John White Offers Spencer Speedway, Chemung Speedrome For Sale Or Lease Brett Deyo Rocks New York State Dirt Mod World With Fonda 200 First Place Payout Of $53,000 Announcement Shakeup At Graham Motorsports: Peter Britten, Troyer Out, Danny Johnson Stays, TEO Pro Car …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Brett Deyo

In his twelve years as a racing businessman, Brett Deyo has distinguished himself as an accessible, energetic and innovative promoter. Since taking over the reigns at Fonda (NY) Speedway, Deyo has sought to rebuild a once fine Fairgrounds oval that had fallen on tough tines. Without yet having turned a wheel, Deyo propelled Fonda into the headlines this past week when …

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This Week in AARN / December 18, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Final Standings, Champion Profiles Highlight AARN Year End Issue It’s All Erick Rudolph At East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals In Trenton New Lee Speedway Owner Norman Wrenn Adds Monadnock To NH NASCAR Weekly Series Track Portfolio Whelen Executive Phil Kurze Remembered Fondly After Death Matt Chavis, Craig Whitmoyer Claim Dirt Nationals Champ Kart, Slingshot Mains In Trenton Junior Knepper USAC Midget …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Erick Rudolph

The second running of the East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals is now history. And the winner is an expert on dirt tracks with full size cars and on concrete tracks with TQ Midgets. Erick Rudolph, among the most versatile competitors in racing, raced to victory in the $5,000-to-win 600 Micro Sprint feature, this after wining his heat race and A-Main Qualifier. He …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Smith

Christmas came early for  Ryan Smith and it came in the form of the seat in Michael Heffner’s 410 Sprint cars. The choice of Smith by Heffner was an easy one. They had, after all, been together before when Heffner first started owning Sprints. Between that first time and this next time to come, Heffner’s team was shaken to its …

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This Week in AARN // December 11, 2018

TOP HEADLINES   Mike Heffner Names Ryan Smith To Drive His 410 Sprint Team For Upcoming Season Justin Bonsignore Honored In NASCAR Charlotte Gala For NWMT Championship Aaron Reutzel To Run Outlaw Schedule, Brock Zearfoos, Cory Eliason & Spencer Bayston To Run All Stars In 2019 Grandview Speedway Deletes Late Models From Weekly Race Schedule After Six Decades Of Competition Aaron Fry …

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This Week in AARN // December 4, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Michael Heffner Names Ryan Smith To Drive His 410 Sprint Team For Upcoming Season Justin Bonsignore Honored In NASCAR Charlotte Gala For NWMT Championship Aaron Reutzel To Run Outlaw Schedule, Brock Zearfoos, Cory Eliason & Spencer Bayston To Run All Stars In 2019 Grandview Speedway Deletes Late Models From Weekly Race Schedule After Six Decades Of Competition Aaron Fry Details …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Bobby Pierce

Young Dirt Late Model driving talent Bobby Pierce is fast earning a reputation at being able to win the biggest races. For the second year in a row, Pierce roared to victory last weekend inside St. Louis’ Gateway Dome, leading every lap, earning $30,000. As if that wasn’t enough, Pierce also won one of the $5,000 prelim races the night …

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