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Driver Brett Wanner Doesn’t Let Hearing Impairment Affect Racing Or Life

Posted by: Ayrnne Moody – April 24, 2018 To some, one of the best parts of Sprint Car racing is the noise; the loud rumble of a 900 horsepower engine as it soars down the straightaways. None of that matters to Shoemakersville, PA’s Brett Wanner. Wanner was born deaf; both parents, also deaf. But Wanner’s father, Dale, setthe tone early …

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This Week in AARN // May 15, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Stewart Friesen Dominates STSS North Field In Hard Clay Open RoC Asphalt Series Inaugural, Lancaster Speedway Opener Are Patrick Emerling’s WoO Sprint Eldora Two Day Show Is Donny Schatz Sweep; Schuchart Second Both Nights Weekend Rain A Continuing Nuisance For Struggling Race Track Operators Familiar Refrain: Lance Dewease Powers Kreitz 410 Sprint To Williams Grove Score Maynard Troyer …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Maynard Troyer

To a generation of racers, Maynard Troyer was the driver of the Number 6 Modified and among the men to beat. To the next generation, Troyer was the founder of Troyer Race Cars, builders of race and championship winning Asphalt and Dirt Modifieds. Maynard Troyer died this past weekend at age 79, after battling illness for some time. Yet the …

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This Week in AARN // May 8, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Billy Pauch, Sr. Ends Win Drought With Popular Bridgeport Big Block Mod Victory Sixth-To-First Mod Drive At Mahoning Valley Wins It For Bobby Jones Hodnett, Heimbach Blitz ASCS 360 Sprint Invaders At Williams Grove, Selinsgrove Grandview Modifieds Bow To Brett Kressley Kevin Harvick Masters NASCAR Dover Cup Field Matt Sheppard Unstoppable In New York; Bags Outlaw, Canandaigua Mod …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Billy Pauch

Billy Pauch’s long wait is finally over. The immensely popular veteran whose career has been laden with achievements – including 727 career feature wins – had been shut out of the winners circle since late September of 2016. Saturday night at Bridgeport (NJ) Speedway, Pauch turned back the clock to win the Modified feature. Pauch, who has never been one …

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This Week in AARN // May 1, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Ryan Preece’s Unintended Tire Strategy Wins NWMT Spring Sizzler For Second Straight Year Jeff Strunk Undefeated On Bridgeport 3/8ths Mile; Takes STSS Mod Headliner Tuesday Albany-Saratoga Season Opener Is All Tim McCreadie’s Tyler Dippel Claims NASCAR K&N Series Win At Langley Speedway Mansfield’s $100,000-To-Win 410 Sprint Race Is Tim Shaffer’s Bounty Greg Hodnett Gets First Port Royal 410 Sprint Win …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Tim Shaffer

There aren’t many $100,000-to-win races in the United States and to win one is to win big. This past weekend at Mansfield (OH) Speedway, an incredible open competition 410 Sprint event took place for the first time. With mega bucks on the line, veteran driver Tim Shaffer rose to the occasion. Shaffer has made a career of winning big races …

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The Bridgeport Three-Eighths Mile Is Open For Business

Posted by: Deb Smith – April 24, 2018 The Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track at the Bridgeport Speedway took center stage Sunday, April 22, 2018 as three divisions of racing took to the new surface for the first official event. Bridgeport’s Brian Ramey welcomed the fans to the Grand Opening and thanked them for their support. “Bridgeport is …

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This Week in AARN // April 24, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Logan Roberson’s Two Wins Earn Him Battle Of The Bay RUSH Series Title Bridgeport’s New Three-Eighths Mile Opens To Rave Reviews; Jeff Strunk Wins Historic First Race Brock Zearfoss Goes Back To Back With Grove, Port Royal 410 Scores Steven Drevicki Is Inaugural USAC East Series Wingless Sprint Winner Big Weekend For Lucas Oil Late Models In Northeast: Davenport, Bloomquist …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Bridgeport Speedway’s 3/8 Mile

The first all new track in the northeast hosted its first action this past Sunday night. Design for Vision/Sunglass Central Speedway, less formally known as Bridgeport Speedway’s 3/8ths, came up a winner in its debut. Track owner Brian Ramey sought to create a smaller version of the big Bridgeport 5/8ths that has been in place since 1972. And he did …

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