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This Week in AARN // November 13, 2018

TOP HEADLINES The Old Master, Frankie Schneider, Dies At Age 92 AARN’s 2018-2019 Race Car Builders Guide Pull Out Section Is Here JB, III Memorial North-South Shootout Modified Win Is Jon McKennedy’s Kevin Thomas, Jr. Grabs $25,000 USAC National Sprint Finale In California; Justin Grant Earns Back-To-Back Support Night Wins Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex, Jr., Joey Logano To Decide NASCAR …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Frankie Schneider

Frankie Schneider, ‘The Old Master’, famed for his great racing skills on the track and for building and perfecting race cars with his own two hands, died this past weekend. He was 92. Frank’s abilities in the sport may be lost on many AARN readers. He won only one feature after May, 1975 and struggled for many years in a …

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This Week in AARN // November 6, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Donny Schatz, Mike Marlar, Matt Sheppard Are Charlotte World Finals Sprint, Late Model, Modified Season Champions Freedom Speedway Ditches Modifieds In Favor Of Dirt Late Models For 2019 Retired Race Driver Gary Balough Critically Injured In Fall Down Stairs In Ohio Rick Mill Wins Twice In Bethel Motor Speedway’s Novemberfest Season Finale Banquet Season Starts; Otto Sitterly (Oswego), …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Sheppard

‘Super Matt’ did it again! At Charlotte in the World Finals last weekend, Sheppard raced to a record fourth straight Super DIRT Series championship and his seventh overall. Only Brett Hearn, who has eight career titles, has won more and Sheppard, clearly is on track to tie, even surpass Hearn’s standard. Sheppard didn’t win either of the twin features outright at …

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This Week in AARN // October 30, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Matt Hirschman Outruns Ron Silk, Wins Tri Track Open Mod Series Title At Seekonk DJ Shaw Claims Third PASS North Title Even As Rival Travis Benjamin Wins 150 Lap Seekonk Season Finale Port Royal Tuscarora 50 Finally Gets In; WoO Champ Schatz Pockets $51,000 Plus Lee Gill, Family Are New Evans Mills Speedway Owners-Promoters New England Auto Racing Hall Of Fame …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Donny Schatz

Donny Schatz beat up on the PA Posse Sunday afternoon at Port Royal Speedway, leaving town with more than $51,000 of Keystone State riches and the Tuscarora 50 trophy. One of the biggest first place payouts for any race in the east, and Schatz won it the way he has taken so many of his 21 World Of Outlaws A Mains …

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This Week in AARN // October 23, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Stewart Friesen Earns Second Eastern States 200 Big Block Modified Victory With Strategy, Bold Pass Grandview Champ Mike Gular Upsets Short Track Super Series Field In Hard Clay Finale At Middletown Ryan Godown Captures New Egypt’s All Star Shootout 2018 Season Finale Williams Grove Champ Lucas Wolfe Scores Back-To-Back 360 Sprint Wins At OCFS, Outlaw Rich Delaware International …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

Superstar Stewart Friesen has done it again. This time, Dirt Modified and NASCAR Truck ace won two of the four big races at the 57th annual Eastern States 200 Weekend in Middletown, NY and came within ten pounds of winning a third. Friday, he won the Modified Challenge for past Eastern States 200 winners. Saturday, he finished first in the Small …

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This Week in AARN // October 16, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Ryan Watt Denies Brandon Grosso STSS Win; Claims First Port Royal Modified Race In 30 Years PA 410 Speed Frenzy: Four Races, Four Tracks, Three Days; Freddie Rahmer, Tim Glatfelter, Gerard McIntyre, Lucas Wolfe Each Take A Win NWMT Champ Justin Bonsignore Completes Thompson Sweep In World Series; Claims Eight Of 16 2018 Points Races Eastern States 200 Weekend At …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Justin Bonsignore

Winning eight races in sixteen starts is a tall order for any driver in any division. That’s why Justin Bonsignore’s victory in Sunday’s NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series race at Thompson Motorsports park is so remarkable. Bonsignore came to Thompson having already clinched the Series title. He left with his eighth win in sixteen races, and a clean sweep of …

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