AARN Staff

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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Newsmaker of the Week // Donny Schatz

No one doubts the ability, raw talent, and incredible drive to win of Donny Schatz. He doesn’t make mistakes, doesn’t give up until the checkered flag has fallen, and keeps on piling up the wins, titles and loot. Schatz’s three 410 Sprint Car starts, in the All Star Circuit Of Champions Bubba’s Raceway Park this past weekend, showed conclusively that …

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This Week in AARN // February 7, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Time Sensitive Material to be Released on Digital Edition Tuesday at 3pm Pennsylvanian Mike Pegher, Jr. Wins Two-Of-Three Late Model A-Mains At East Bay Veteran Les Hinckley Lands First Ride Of Career On NASCAR Mod Tour Nine Pennsy Teams, Including Seven Rookies, Await All Star Circuit Of Champions Florida Opener Sponsor Trouble Arises With Danica Patrick’s Stewart-Haas Team; …

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Newsmaker of the Week / /Mike Pegher, Jr

A getaway from the harsh winter of western Pennsylvania to the subtropical Tampa Bay area of Florida proved to be far more than a period of rest and relaxation for Late Model driver Mike Pegher, Jr. At East Bay Speedway, Pegher won the first and third of the three Crate Late Model A-Mains last weekend and was fifth in the …

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Ryan Flores Claims First Indoor Auto Racing TQ Midget Championship

Posted by: David Fenn – January 31, 2017 Ryan Flores has enjoyed a spectacular winter after winning both TQ Midget features at the Allentown, Pa. event and the Indoor Auto Racing Championship fueled by VP. Flores finished second in the series opener in Trenton, NJ the second week in December. He coupled that with his two wins in Allentown’s PPL …

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This Week in AARN // January 31, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Erick Rudolph Wins Gambler’s Classic In Atlantic City; Ryan Flores Claims Indoor Racing Series Title AARN Writers Don & JoAnn Davies Inducted Into NYSSCA Hall Of Fame Mansfield Speedway’s New Owner Rips Up Pavement, Replaces It With Clay Long Time New England Photographer Howie Hodge Remembered Fondly After Weekend Passing NASCAR Brass Meets NWMT Owners To Discuss’17 Season Changes Daytona …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Erick Rudolph

Ever since driver Erick Rudolph and TQ Midget car builder Mark Lafler teamed up for Indoor Auto Racing Series action, winning has been the norm. This past weekend, Rudolph drove Lafler’s TQ to a third Gambler’s Classic victory, this one with a surprise ending that nearly saw rival Zane Zeiner steal the win at the finish line. Their first Gambler’s win …

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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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