AARN Staff

Second Year Hesston Promoters To Offer Special Programing Featuring LMs

Posted by: Steve Barrick – March 7, 2017 With a year of speedway management behind them, Hesston Speedway’s operators Sam Britz of Hollidaysburg Pa., and John Claycom of New Enterprize, Pa., have applied lessons learned from their year as rookie promoters into an innovative schedule for 2017. “This year, all of our races are sanctioned events,” said Britz. a Cettified …

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This Week in AARN // March 7, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Central PA 410 Sprint Triple Header Looms As Williams Grove, Port Royal, Lincoln Are Ready To Roll Hesston Speedway Releases Different Kind Of Schedule; Late Models, 305 Sprints, Enduros Are Focus Smooth, Fast Georgetown Surface On Practice Day Portends Good Opener This Saturday USCS 360 Sprint Opening Weekend Wins To Past Champs Morgan Turpen, Derek Hagar Five Mile Point Speedway …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Christopher Bell

Christopher Bell’s open wheel racing background in Sprints and Midgets, has made him a favorite among dirt track fans now that he has chosen to pursue NASCAR’s upper echelons. So when Bell won this past Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Speedway, it was a big deal. Bell is most certainly, ‘on his way’. This was his third …

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This Week in AARN // February 28, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Danny Dietrich Opens Central PA 410 Sprint Season With Big Victory Hirschman Wins Evans Memorial; Preece Takes Tour Mod Overall Crown At New Smyrna Hearn, Haers Claim VSP Super DIRTcar Series Wins; Hearn Is Champ Mark Smith Takes ASCS 360 Sprint Rivals To School At East Bay; Wins Two Of Three Massachusetts’ Kaz Grala Is Surprise Truck Winner …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Lincoln Speedway

Lincoln Speedway ran its 410 Sprint season opener this past Saturday, officially kicking off the outdoor northeastern racing season. Danny Dietrich won the feature in a creditable drive. But the story of this race was the extraordinary commitment Lincoln Speedway made to running it. The raceday forecast was terrible. Then, just as the racing was getting in gear, a hailstorm …

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Schatz’s Success In Florida Appears To Point Towards A Ninth World of Outlaws Title

Posted by: Todd Heintzelman – February 21, 2017 Donny Schatz began his quest for his ninth career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Championship last weekend in Florida. Two wins in three races. Of course, the question is: will Schatz be crowned the champion once again when we get to the World Finals in early November? The easy and …

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This Week in AARN // February 21, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Three Hurt At Volusia When Blaney’s Sprint Flips Over Fence Into Crowd Annual AARN Racing Safety Edition: What Racers Can Do To Make Themselves Safer Langley Speedway To Reopen Under NASCAR Weekly Sanction; Gains NASCAR Mod Tour Date Ride Swapping Richards, Sheppard, Both Big Winners In Fla. Dirt Late Models New Englander Austin Theriault Wins Typical Wild Daytona …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Volusia Speedway Park

Though three people did get hurt, one seriously on Sunday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s third and final World of Outlaws Sprint race, it could have been far worse. Five nights earlier, Joey Saldana took an even more frightening plunge over the fence, narrowly missing a crowded pit side grandstand. That no one was hurt in that affair is incredible. …

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Dirt Mod Standout Brandon Grasso To Focus On Asphalt Racing

Posted by: Steve Barrick – February 14, 2017 Sixteen year old Brandon Grosso, who has made his mark over the past two season as a Dirt Sportsman driver, will be switching gears by teaming with Myatt Snider Racing (MSR) for an ambitious 18-race asphalt Late Model assault and with Cunningham Motorsports for a six-race ARCA program. “Brandon will be racing …

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This Week in AARN // February 14, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Tony Stewart’s Side Of Bubba’s Race Withdrawl Revealed Ti22 Ceases Production Of GF1 Sprint Car Chassis Doug Coby Leads The Way In Myrtle Beach Modifieds; Pulliam In Late Models Schatz (2), Madsen Share Bubba’s All Star Sprint Victory Spoils Postscript To Lake Erie RoC Move: Drivers Like It, Region Endorses It North Carolina’s Ace Speedway Is For Sale New …

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