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This Week in AARN // November 14, 2017

TOP HEADLINES AARN’S Annual Car Builders Pullout Suppliment: 44-Page Section Covers Issues, Offers Solutions From Bumper To Bumper Susquehanna Is Now BAPS Motor Speedway; Major Plan To Build Suites Revealed Tom O’Rorke, Long Time Respected New Jersey Racing Official, Passes At 85 Wall Stadium Practice, Banquet Set Stage For 44th Turkey Derby Over Thanksgiving Weekend East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Kenseth

It’s been said that it’s better retire a winner than to hang on too long. Matt Kenseth, who made it fairly clear that he was not walking away willingly from NASCAR Sprint Cup racing, had the last laugh Saturday at Phoenix Raceway when he won the Cup race in what is to be his next-to-last career start. The normally staid …

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This Week in AARN // November 7, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Selinsgrove Speedway Moving Pits Out Of The Infield In Time For 2018 Season Opener Matt Hirschman’s Win In Concord’s North South Shootout Is No Surprise Donny Schatz, Brandon Sheppard & Matt Sheppard Leave Charlotte World Finals With Season Championships Wolfe, Stillwaggon Fly High In Bridgeport’s URC Big Track Challenge Burned Paradise Speedway Micro Sprint Driver Continues On Road To Recovery …

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Newsmaker of the Week // @MattSheppard

Matt Sheppard concluded his remarkable 2017 season with a come-from-behind championship drive in the final race of the Super DIRT Series. Sheppard’s win was the 41st of his season and the twelfth of the Super DIRT Series. What sets this one apart is the fact that Sheppard’s season title came despite missing two point races, and being stripped of points …

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This Week in AARN // October 31, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Matt Hirschman Completes Tri Track Open Mod Series Four Race Sweep At Seekonk; Runs Record To 15 Wins In 30 Starts STSS Promoter Brett Deyo Announces 2018 Sunoco Race Fuels Deal; Competitors Could Benefit From Huge Point Fund Incentives Ryan Godown, Ricky Elliott, Duane Howard Score Mid Atlantic Championship Victories At Georgetown Speedway Central PA Sprint Season Finale At Susky …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Hirschman

Conventional wisdom in auto racing is that to win lots of races, you have to enter lots of races. While that axiom may be true for most drivers, Matt Hirschman certainly subscribes to an opposite philosophy. This past Saturday at Seekonk (MA) Speedway, Hirschman raced his way to his fifteenth victory of 2017, and it came in just his 30th start. …

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This Week in AARN // October 24, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Fifty-Sixth Running Of Eastern States 200 Is Won By Brett Hearn, For 12th Time Matt Sheppard Keeps On Winning; Takes 40th Of 2017 At Outlaw Speedway; Wolfe Tops 360 Sprints Controversial Waterford SK Mod Finale Goes To Kyle James; Rocco Nets Third Title Of Year Craig VonDohren Is Del. State Mod King; LM Victor Elliott Says He’s Retiring Super …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Brandon Grosso

Few things are more captivating in the sport of auto racing than witnessing a young driver ascend through the ranks to greatness. So it was this past weekend when Brandon Grosso, whose progression from from Crate Sportsman to Modified has been swift, won the high profile All Star Cup Modified feature at New Egypt Speedway this past Saturday. That came …

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This Week in AARN // October 17, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Timmy Solomito Wins Thompson NWMT World Series Race On Last Lap; Coby Now A Five-Time Champion Ron Ford Takes Sole Control Of Afton Motorsports Park Operations; Pledges Business-As-Usual, With Improvements It’s Schatz Over Dewease In WoO Sprint Port Royal Thriller Andrew Yoder Blitzes Clinton County Super Late Models Emerling Stays Hot In Wyoming County SST Mods; Sun. Mods Rescheduled Brett …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Doug Coby

For the fourth straight year, and fifth time in six years, Doug Coby is the NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series champion. It’s a remarkable achievement. Others have won more titles, but no one has done it with such concentrated dominance. This one was Coby’s and his team’s most difficult. Early season crashes put Coby way behind to the point of …

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