AARN Staff

Supermod King Otto Sitterly To Tackle Super DIRT Week With New Troyer

Posted by: JJ Andrews – August 30, 2016 Seven time Oswego Supermodified champion Otto Sitterly will be behind the wheel of a Jason Simmons owned big block dirt modified, to take a run at Super Dirt Week at Oswego Speedway in 2016. “There is no question that Otto knows how to drive Oswego Speedway”, said Simmons. While it’s been awhile …

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This Week in AARN // August 30, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Five WoO Late Model Drivers File Multi-Million Dollar Law Suit Against World Racing Group, Eldora Speedway Greg Hodnett, Ryan Godown Feel The Jersey Rush; Win Sprint, Modified New Egypt Races Steve Masse, From The Rear, Charges To Waterford Win, $10,000 Prize Bonsignore Keeps Mod Tour Money On Long Island; Wins At Riverhead, Narrows Title Chase ‘Money Matt’ Hirschman …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jimmy Horton

When one of the great ones gets his first win after an extended period of time, that’s a feel good racing story. Jimmy Horton’s Modified win at Orange County Fair Speedway was an occasion positively awash with excitement. For one thing, Horton hadn’t won a race at Middletown in twenty years. More importantly, Horton’s personal annual win streak of 44 …

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Sammy Swindell Is Fast & Dramatic In Winged Pavement Midget Debut

Posted by: Mark McKeon – August 23, 2016 Disproving the adage about old dogs and new tricks, 60 year old dirt track icon Sammy Swindell looked right at home behind the wheel of the Bertrand Motorsports Esslinger powered Lindblad/Drinan at Star Speedway on Saturday night. In addition to being Swindell’s first race in New Hampshire, it was his first in …

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NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK // STEVE KINSER

Fans of 410 Sprint racing who took in the All Star Circuit Of Champions races at Grandview (PA)  Speedway and Lebanon Valley (NY) Speedway saw the first and only races in the Northeast that Steve Kinser is likely to drive in this season and likely the last two races of his career. The Sprint Car Legend, in a class by himself, …

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THIS WEEK IN AARN // AUGUST 23, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Inaugural USAC Lanco’s Packed House Cheers Tanner Thorson Victory Ryan Watt Sweeps Bridgeport Tuesday, Saturday Features Godown’s First Woodhull Race Is Winning One; Claims Rich STSS Feature Mod Tour Winner Eric Goodale The Only One Happy After Snafu-Riddled Bristol NWMT Race Classic RoC Asphalt Lancaster Thriller To Patrick Emerling Over Chuck Hossfeld Eastern All Star Sprint Swing Proves Successful For …

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BATTLE OF TRENTON TICKETS

FRIDAY Ticket Prices:  $32 – Front Row,  $22 – Reserved Lower Level,  $10 – Upper Level Adult General Admission,  $7 – Upper Level Child General Admission (Prices include $2 facility fee, Additional fees may apply) CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE FRIDAY TICKETS SATURDAY Ticket Prices:  $37 – Front Row,  $27 – Reserved Lower Level,  $17 – Upper Level Adult General Admission, …

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This Week in AARN // August 16, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Merrittville Speedway’s Ownership Intends To Sell Or Shutter Famed Canadian Dirt Track Jason Johnson Wins Knoxville Nationals Thriller Before Raucous Crowd, Earns $150,000 Thompson NWMT 150 Is Taken By Renewed Title Contender Justin Bonsignore Lincoln 410 Sprints Are Vanquished By Win-Starved JJ Grasso Rich Forrest Rogers Memorial Grandview $10,000 358 Modified Win To Craig Von Dohren Last Lap …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jason Johnson

One of the greatest Sprint Car races ever run. An Instant Classic. That’s what the 2016 Knoxville Nationals Saturday night A-Main is being referred to after invincible Donny Schatz was passed for the lead – as in passed – by Jason Johnson. When Johnson took the checkered flag, the packed grandstand went berserk. Johnson himself was emotional mix of humility, …

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Short Track Super Series Postponed To Wednesday 7:00PM

(WOODHULL) – Mother Nature may have fooled race officials and fans on Saturday night, but she won’t get the chance to fool Woodhull Raceway for a second time in three days. Woodhull Raceway owner/promoter Ted White and Short Track Super Series promoter Brett Deyo have been forced to postpone ‘Hustlin’ The High Banks 52′ to the rain date of Wednesday …

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