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This Week In AARN // July 12, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Friesen’s Three Straight Mid-Week Wins Net him Over $21,000 NASCAR’s Spec Engine Program: Ten Years After Beginning, Has It Been Good For The Sport? Logan Schuhart Is Popular First Time WoO Sprint Winner Selinsgrove 305 Sprint Fire Still Smoldering As Waters Recovers; Others Dissect What Happened Milestone 300th Career Win For VonDohren Comes At Big Diamond Patrick Emerling …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

Stewart Friesen has made news before in weekly racing circles and for that reason, his personal accomplishments have to be truly grand in order to qualify as a Newsmaker. It’s a higher standard. But with consecutive mid-week wins at Accord, Albany-Saratoga and Mohawk, Friesen hit new heights. That’s three totally different tracks, two wholly different sanctioning bodies, and a unique …

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This Week in AARN // July 5, 2016

TOP HEADLINES PA Speedweek Ends At Selinsgrove With Race Winner Danny Dietrich Winning Series Crown Ron Casey Passes Away After Devil’s Bowl Modified Crash; Heart Ailment Suspected 305 Sprint Driver Jake Waters Seriously Burned In Selinsgrove Crash ESS Sprint Series Title To Steve Poirier; No Repeat Winners In Four Races $10,000 Tri-Track Season Opener At Seekonk Won By Doug Coby Matt …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Danny Dietrich

Among any group of athletes are the clutch performers, those who rise to the occasion when the stakes are the highest and the odds the longest. The Annual Pennsylvania Speedweek showcased dozens of good, competent drivers, winners all, each capable of taking down the most coveted race wins and the prestigious Speedweek championship. Danny Dietrich was the the Clutch Performer …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Scott Bloomquist

What a week it was for Scott Bloomquist! First. he received news from World Racing Group that his Eldora Dream victory was being questioned for post-race tire irregularities. The penalties, if upheld, will be extraordinarily expensive. Displaying the steely resolve, that is his trademark, Bloomquist, who is no stranger to beating back the potential adversity of such situations, proceeded to …

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This Week in AARN // June 28, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Ted Christopher Wins Two In One Night At Stafford Motor Speedway Fan Favorite Tony Stewart Wins First NASCAR Cup Race In Two Years Hometown Favorite Timmy Solomito Tops NASCAR Mod Tour Foes At Riverhead WoO Late Model Tire Softening Sanctioned Imposed; Procedure Explained Ohio Speedweek Ends With Kemenah Champ; PA Speedweek In Full Swing Wall Stadium’s 56th Garden State Classic …

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Troy Betts Walks Away From Scary Alcohol Fire Thanks To Proper Safety Equipment

Posted by: Len Sammons – June 21, 2016 Troy Betts avoided serious burns and injury on Tuesday night at New Egypt Speedway by wearing the proper safety equipment and not panicking. Despite a serious alcohol fire in the cockpit of his No. 22 URC Sprint Car, Betts walked away with only a blister on his right foot and a few …

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This Week In AARN // June 21, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Central New York Raceway Park Construction Put On Hold By NY Funding Delay Last Lap Pass Of Upstart Max Zachem Wins Thompson NWMT For Long Suffering Bobby Santos, III New Egypt’s Dirty Jersey Mod Win Worth $10,000 For Billy Pauch, Jr. Pitside Brawl At Bowman Gray Stadium Results In Driver Arrest Noah Gragson Tops Stafford NASCAR K&N Field By Leading …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Billy Pauch, Jr

Billy Pauch. Jr. never expected to fully emerge from his father’s shadow. But that’s not to say that ‘The Kid’s Kid’ is any less passionate about his racing. He long go shrugged off the inevitable comparisons with his famous father and cut his own niche in the sport. Pauch, Jr. as become a good, solid wheelman in his own right. …

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BOWMAN GRAY DRIVER OSBORNE ARRESTED FOLLOWING SATURDAY MODIFIED RACE

By KEVIN RICE WINSTON-SALEM, NC- Modified car owner David Hill was injured and his former driver, Joe Ryan Osborne from Kannapolis, N.C. was arrested during an altercation in the pit area following Saturday night’s second 50-lap Modified race at NC’s Bowman Gray Stadium. Hill told Area Auto Racing News that he approached Osborne’s car just to talk to him as …

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