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This Week in AARN // January 24, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Taylor Albert Is Named Ms. Motorsports 2017 Gambler’s Classic Preview: Indoor TQ Series Finale Goes This Weekend Inside Boardwalk Hall NASCAR WMT Starrett’s Sponsorships Go To Solomito, Swanson TJ Zacharias Honored At Chemung Speedrome Banquet Famed ‘Yellow Jacket’ Rear Engined Midget Restored, Unveiled At Motorsports Show New Penn Can Promoter Doug Borger Announces ‘Fridays Only’ Schedule Fans Flock To …

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Newsmaker of the Week // PPB Motorsports 2017

The thirty-second PPB Motorsports Race Car & Trade Show played out over the three day weekend of January 20-22 in Oaks, Pa., with big crowds each of the three days, guest appearances by Richard Petty and Jeffrey Earnhardt, and the crowning of a new Ms. Motorsports in Taylor Albert. The Show provided a fertile business climate for exhibitors and customers to interact …

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In This Weeks AARN // January 17, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Chili Bowl Is Taken By Oklahoma Native Son Christopher Bell Chase Dowling, Donny Lia Reveal NWMT Plans With New Teams For ‘Limited Schedules’ New York Mod Man Larry Wight Lights Up Chili Bowl In Midget PPB Motorsports Race Car & Trade Show Set For This Weekend At Greater Phila. Expo Center Carl Edwards’ Departure From NASCAR Stuns Team, Fans Jimmy …

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PPB Motorsports Seminar Schedule – Saturday, January 21, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017 5:00 – 6:00 PM: (Room 1) The Basics of Racing – Presented by Roy Anderson of Anderson Race Cars. Set-up, tire and general maintenance on Street/Pure/Factory Stock and Front Wheel-Drive (asphalt and dirt) “U-car” divisions. 6:30 -7:15 PM: (Room 2)  Legal Issues in Racing, and with the Racing Business – Presented by attorney Meri Van Blarcom-Gupko …

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Top NE Winners Including Matt Sheppard To Sign Autographs And Be Honored

Matt Sheppard, who turned the most potentially adverse moment of his driving career into the most productive season of his life, will be among the honorees on Saturday. Sheppard will be recognized at Motorsports for winning 29 feature races in 2016, five more than any other driver in the Area Auto Racing News readership area. Each of the wins were …

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In This Weeks AARN // January 10, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Stewart Friesen, Chris Larsen Going Full Time In NASCAR Trucks In 2017 EMPA Holds Annual Press Convention; Sheppard Named Driver Of The Year; Dewease Earns Reigle Award For Sprint Car Excellence Chili Bowl Preview: Northeastern Drivers Among 375 To Contend For 24 A-Main Spots Dirt Mod Man Rick Laubach Announces Busy Schedule With Three Separate Car Owners LM …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

Stewart Friesen made big news many times this past year. Over the last five seasons in fact. Friesen is in the headlines yet again and this time it’s before he’s even seen a green flag drop in 2017. With the formation of Halmar Friesen Racing (HFR), ‘Stewy’ is going NASCAR Camping World Truck Series racing in 2017 – full time. …

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Fourth generation Earnhardt, Jeffrey Earnhardt to appear at PPB Motorsports 2017; Richard Petty, Kevin Olson and Jeff Hammond all part of the line-up

Rising NASCAR star Jeffrey Earnhardt will be part of the excitement at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2017 Fueled by Sunoco Racing Fuels and Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car TradeShow. Earnhardt will be signing autographs and meeting with the fans on Saturday, January 21 from 4-5:30pm. Earnhardt, grandson of the late NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Sr., will be making …

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Named in honor of one of Mack Trucks’ founders, John (Jack) M. Mack, “Jack” is a completely customized all-wheel-drive Mack Mega Crew Cab Pick-Up

Named in honor of one of Mack Trucks’ founders, John (Jack) M. Mack, “Jack” is a completely customized all-wheel-drive Mack mega crew cab pick-up. This one-of-a kind truck came off the production line at the Lehigh Valley Operations cab & vehicle assembly facility on October 27, 2015 – the 151st birthday of one of the Mack brothers who established Mack …

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Historic Line-Up for Classic Racing Times // PPB Motorsports 2017

1971 Gerry Wall Yellow Jacket Midget Formally Driven by Gerry Wall The Gerry Wall Yellow jacket rear engine midget is scheduled to appear in it’s original form for the first time in over 40 years as we are planning an unveiling for the car on Friday night. This ground breaking car was the first of it’s kind and changed the game in …

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