AARN Staff

This Week in AARN // October 10, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Super DIRT Week Sweep For Super Matt Sheppard; Earns $70,000 Plus Matt Smith, Jacob Hendershot Claim Skyscraper Spirit Speedway $4,000 Micro Sprint Wins Mat Williamson, Chad Brachmann Take Upset DIRTcar 358 Checkereds At Utica-Rome, Brewerton Lincoln’s 410 Sprint Season Closer Is J.J. Grasso’s Playground Gravel Churns Up Fulton Speedway To Claim 17th WoO Sprint Season Victory Martin Truex, Jr. …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Sheppard

To say that Matt Sheppard was ‘Super’ at Super DIRT Week is to state the obvious. In the midst of the his most productive season ever as a Modified driver, Sheppard swept both ends of Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway, winning the 358 Small Block race Saturday, then completing a tremendous last lap, outside pass of Peter Britten to win the …

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This Week in AARN // October 3, 2017

TOP HEADLINES AARN’s Annual Super DIRT Week 112 Page Issue Features Dozens Of Feature Stories, Personality Profiles, Retrospectives & Predictions Fulton 200 Modified Classic Goes To Billy Decker Matt Hirschman Blitzes Race Of Champions Field For Third Straight Year At Third Different Venue Oswego Speedway Dirt Track Passes Initial Practice Test With Flying Colors Williams Grove’s National Open WoO Sprint Race Is …

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Newsmaker of the Week // David Gravel

He came, he saw, he conquered – for the second time in four years. David Gravel, one of the shining stars on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car circuit, put Chad Clemens’ 410 across the line first Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway and in so doing, picked up a whopping $50,000. Though the Clemens team is Pennsylvania based, Gravel is …

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This Week in AARN // September 26, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Varin Family Fonda Domination: Bobby Wins SDS Mod, KOD 358 Mains; Danny Claims 360 Sprints NWMT Part Timer Bobby Santos Completes Sweep Of Loudon Mod Races Four Crown Nationals At Eldora Are Won By Bayston, Leary, Courtney, And Bacon Ryan Watt Is King Of The Bridgeport Big Blocks; Claims $10,000-To-Win Title Race Dewease Blitzes Lincoln Dirt Classic Field; Earns …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Bobby Varin

Bobby Varin is one of racing’s most reliable veterans. He may not be the biggest winner of all time, but whenever he takes a green flag, he’s a threat. Varin’s son Danny is cut from the same cloth, but unlike his father, has been dividing his time between Modifieds and 360 Sprints for the past several years. The Varin family …

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This Week in AARN // September 19, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Ted Christopher Dies In Plane Crash En Route To Riverhead Mod Tour Race Four Open Cockpit Pennsy Drivers Recovering From Crash Injuries Jeff Strunk Wins Grandview’s Freedom 76’er For Record Breaking Seventh Time Missouri’s Brian Brown Sweeps Back To Back All Star Sprint Mains At Selinsgrove, Bedford Four Features, Four Winners On Mahoning Modified Bill Teel Memorial Card Timmy Solomito …

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NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK // TED CHRISTOPHER

Ted Christopher’s death in a plane crash while en route to compete in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series race at Riverhead Raceway has cast a broad and deep pall over the auto racing community. In a sport where tens of thousands try, few achieve legendary status. TC did. He did it by winning 378 career features, by being among …

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This Week in AARN // September 12, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Port Royal Tuscarora Two Day Sweep Nets Lance Dewease Over $56,000 Jonathan Davenport Is On Top Of The World After Eldora Score Ronnie Johnson & Jake Spraker Part Ways; Each Win In Their Next Starts Fulton & Utica Rome Promoters Drop Big Blocks; To Feature DIRTcar 358 Mods As Main Class In ‘18 URC To Develop Low Buck 360 Alternative; …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Lance Dewease

Lance Dewease’s race to the rich Tuscarara 50 win Saturday at Port Royal Speedway was set up by a thrilling drive to victory the night before and was preceded by five previous Tuscarora 50 scores. Ever since joining forces with car owner Don Kreitz, Dewease’s penchant for winning high profile races seems to be unquenchable. On this night, before one …

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