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Newsmaker of the Week // Brett Hearn

AREA AUTO RACING NEWS NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK FOR TUEDAY, APRIL 5, 2016 With nearly 900 career feature wins to his credit, Brett Hearn isn’t in the habit of giving checkered flags away. He also isn’t in the habit of cherry picking, stepping down from the Modifieds to run lesser classes of car. Yet in one strange Saturday night, at …

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Gobrecht’s Labor Of Love Is Consummated With Spectacular Opener

Posted by: Steve Barrick – March 29, 2016 NEWBERRYTOWN, PA – “This is just the beginning.” That is Scott Gobrecht’s promise to the fans, drivers and car owners who turned out to inaugurate The Gobrecht Era in Susquehanna Speedway history Saturday. Very little was left to chance on this night. Staffers were outfitted in bright red Susquehanna Speedway shirts. The …

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This Week In AARN // March 29th, 2016

TOP HEADLINES AARN 44-Page Schedule Pullout: Season-Long Reference In This Edition Kasey Kahne Brings Down The House With Lincoln 410 Sprint Win Gobrecht Era Starts At Susquehanna On Table Top Smooth Surface, With Over 100 Cars Dominick Buffalino Upsets Big Block Big Boys To Claim Bridgeport Hoffman Memorial Season Opener Satterlee Stars In UFo LM Season Opener At Port Royal Friesen …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Kasey Kahne

AREA AUTO RACING NEWS NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Star Kasey Kahne’s racing pedigree is of dirt track Sprint Car racing. So when word leaked out that Kahne would be spending the off-week from his busy Cup schedule in Central Pennsylvania, racing a Sprint Car, PA Posse fans readied for something special. Kahne wasn’t …

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March 29th Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVERS of March 29: Racing in the pavement Late Model division at N.J.’s Flemington Speedway in 1997 are Steve Whitt (outside, No. 11), Billy Hisko and Greg Schaefer (No. 96). (AARN archive photo/By Mel Stettler)

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

It’s hard enough to win an Open Competition Dirt Modified race when a team is totally prepared. It’s well nigh impossible when a team is ready to run at one track and winds up, by happenstance, at another. That’s what Stewart Friesen was facing Saturday when, after assessing the forecasts, he prepared to run at Selinsgrove (PA) Speedway’s Race Of Champions …

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This Week in AARN // March 22, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Selinsgrove-Bound Friesen Diverts To New Egypt; Wins March Modified Madness Main Jersey Boy Lafferty Upsets Williams Grove Central PA 410 Sprint Guys; Wins Opener Short Field Forces Selinsgrove To Cancel RoC Dirt Mod Season Inaugural Late Race Pass Carries Brent Marks To Port Royal 410 Score; Haus Repeats Big Lucas Oil LM Victory For Davenport At Atomic Speedway Schatz …

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Newsmakers of the Week // Anthony Perrego & Tyler Dippel

AREA AUTO RACING NEWS NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK FOR MARCH 15, 2016 Youthful race car drivers Anthony Perrego and Tyler Dippel demonstrated this past weekend at two race tracks a thousand miles apart that the overused term ‘Young Guns’ doesn’t apply to them. ‘Top Guns’ is more appropriate. Perrego put a hurtin’ on the Dirt Modified field at the Short …

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This Week in AARN // March 15, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Central PA 410 Sprint Double: Billy Dietrich At Lincoln, Greg Hodnett At Port Royal Big Georgetown Crowd For STSS Big Block Dirt Mod Opener Sees Anthony Perrego Score Fremont Speedway Loses Its Three All Star Circuit Of Champions Sprint Dates Last Lap Pass Nets NASCAR Southern Mod Tour Opener For Burt Myers New York Teenager Tyler Dippel Takes …

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