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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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Ryan Smith Accepts But Doesn’t Collect $15,000 Challenge – Decision To Go To Rear Still Is Profitable Thanks To Bonus Money

Posted by: Len Sammons, June 14, 2016 Ryan Smith is a riverboat gambler. Instead of starting third in Saturday’s $7,000 to win Dirt Classic Showcase Race at Lincoln Speedway, he went to the rear in hopes of doubling his earnings. Smith didn’t pull off the miracle and drive the Rob Warko No. 94 410 Sprint Car from 24th to first …

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This Week in AARN // June 14, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Clauson Wins Three Of Six USAC Eastern Storm Races, Earns Series Crown Local Boy Will Thomas Upsets RoC Regulars At Lake Erie In Shocker Three Wins In Three Cars At Three Tracks In One Week For Rick Laubach Dennis Erb Lives The Eldora Dream; Earns A Hundred Grand Bad Race Night In Toledo: Cars Destroyed, Drivers & Fans Injured …

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Newsmaker of the Week // United States Auto Club (USAC)

USAC – the United States Auto Club – came east this past week for six nights of racing at six different speedways. Five of the races were for USAC Sprints, one for its Silver Crown division in a series known as the Eastern Storm. While the drivers, notably race winnes Bryan Clauson, Chris Windom, Chad Boespflug and Landon Simon were the …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Keith Kunz

Keith Kunz doesn’t spend a lot of time in the Northeast. And that’s a good thing for dirt track Midget racers because his team of Midgets is unstoppable. Kunz cars have been the ones to beat to win the Chili Bowl for several years, so it’s no real surprise that in the just concluded Indiana Midget Speedweek, Kunz’s cars did …

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This Week in AARN // June 7, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Duane Howard, Mike Petruska ’Change Of Scenery’: Big Blocks At Bridgeport Hollidge Romps At Georgetown; Other Colonial Clash Races Wet, Postponed American Racer Cup Registration Deadline Extended ‘Ford Man’ Kissinger Whips URC Sprints At Selinsgrove; Hodnett Beats URC At Williams Grove Too Poirier Sweeps ESS Weekend In Quebec Sheppard On A Roll In New York; Scores Brewerton, Canandaigua Mod Victories Invincible …

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This Week in AARN // May 31, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Only Rain Could Stop Hodnett At Port Royal; Earns $15,000 For Two Race Sweep Jersey Boy Martin Truex, Jr. Dominates Charlotte World 600 Rookie Alexander Rossi Wins 100th Running Of Indianapolis 500 Before Sellout Crowd Jamie Mills Walks Away From Devastating Bridgeport Mod Crash; NJ Rules Heralded For Minimizing Harm Hossfeld Back On Track With RoC; Claims Chemung 75-Lapper …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Greg Hodnett

Greg Hodnett just keeps getting the job done. The Central PA 410 Sprint Car favorite, while a threat every time he takes a green flag, seems to excel when the stakes are highest. And that’s exactly what Hodnett did this past weekend. He warmed up with a mid-week second place finish with the World Of Outlaws at New Egypt Speedway. …

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