AARN Staff

This Week in AARN // July 18, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Preece’s Loudon NASCAR Xfinity Series Runnerup Finish Is Widely Heralded Friesen Wins SDS Hall Of Fame 100 At Weedsport; Scores At Fonda Too Eldora’s WoO Kings Royal Big Money Goes To Donny Schatz For Second Straight Year NASCAR WMT New Hampshire 100 Is Won By Bobby Santos, III With Late Race Charge STSS North/South Region Summit At Big Diamond Is …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Preece

When a golden opportunity happens in racing, it’s truly the gifted and talented who can maximize it. That’s what Asphalt Modified driving standout Ryan Preece did last weekend at New Hampshire International Speedway. First, on Friday, he went head to head with NASCAR Monster Energy Cup driver Ryan Newman in the NWMT Modified All Star race – and beat him. …

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This Week in AARN // July 11, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Kyle Larson, Lance Dewease, Freddie Rahmer, Danny Dietrich, Trey Starks, Rico Abreu Win PA Speedweek Races But Winless Lucas Wolfe Takes PA Speedweek Championship Stafford’s SK 5K Is Won By Teenager Chase Dowling In A Romp Jimmy Wells Denied Accord STSS Win Off Last Turn By Anthony Perrego Sheppard Red Hot, Goes Back To Back At Outlaw, Canandaigua Georgia’s Golden …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Kyle Larson

Of this there can be no doubt: Kyle Larson’s 2017 PA Speedweek appearances will be talked about for years to come. On the heels of a NASCAR Monster Cup win at Michigan, Larson headed east to run in as many of the PA Speedweek races as his NASCAR schedule would allow. He won three of them, at Path Valley, Lincoln, and Grandview, …

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This Week in AARN // July 4, 2017

TOP HEADLINES SDS Big Show Is Big Win For’T-Mac’ At Albany-Saratoga Seekonk’s Open Wheel Wednesday Is A $10,000 Win For Matt Hirschman Dominick Buffalino’s ‘Quick Draw’ Wins New Egypt’s Garden State Gunfight, Claims $6000 VMRS Mods, GSPSS Late Models Invade Loudon For Short Track Showdown; Woody Pitkat, Eddie MacDonald Rule First Career RoC Modified Score Registered By Tyler Rypkema At Lancaster …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Tim McCreadie

The McCreadie name in northeastern auto racing circles remains syonymous with Dirt Modified excellence even though second generation driver Tim McCreadie has spending most of his time over the past decade racing Dirt Late Models across the nation. McCreadie has always retained a fondness for Big Block Mods however, and races them whenever his schedule permits, which isn’t often. ‘T-Mac’ …

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Bonsignore Races To A Disappointing Fifth After Burying His Grandfather Earlier In The Day

Posted by: Len Sammons – June 27, 2017 Justin Bonsignore was hoping to win Saturday’s NASCAR Modified Tour 200 at Riverhead Raceway and dedicate the victory to his 88-year-old grandfather who was buried earlier in the day. Driving with a heavy heart after having attended his grandfather’s funeral, he was running third when a yellow was thrown with five laps …

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This Week in AARN // June 27, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Ryan Watt, Mark Pettyjohn Are Big Winners Of Delaware’s Annual Camp Barnes Race Decker Holds Off Sheppard To Win SDS Outlaw Speedway Thriller Overton’s Hot As A Firecracker In WoO Lernerville 100 Lap Romp Seitz Solid In Stafford ISMA Win Friesen’s Outside Charge Earns Him STSS Afton Action 50 Checkered Long Islander Timmy Solomito Defends Home Turf At Riverhead With NASCAR …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jimmy Blewett

One of the oldest Stock Car races in the United States is the Garden State Classic at Wall (NJ) Stadium. The race traces its roots back to 1957 and while its format has changed somewhat over time, it is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious asphalt Modified races in the northeast. Jimmy Blewett, whose racing family’s roots stretch almost …

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AARN’s Lenny H. Sammons To Receive Dirt Mod Hall Of Fame Media Award

Posted by: Buffy Swanson – June 20, 2017 What started out as a four-page lithographed rundown of local auto racing has become the last bastion of weekly motorsports print coverage on the market. The man at the helm, Area Auto Racing News publisher and journalist Lenny H. Sammons, will receive the Andrew S. Fusco Award for Media Excellence at the …

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