AARN Staff

This Week in AAN // January 9, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Can Am Speedway Sold To Tyler Bartlett; DIRTcar 358s To Be Featured On Fri. Nights Brandon Grosso To Run 2018 ARCA Full Year Schedule With Ken Schrader Racing Justin Bonsignore, Scott Kreutter Are First Time TQ Midget Indoor Auto Racing Series Winners In Allentown New Management Team Is Announced For Bethel Motor Speeway Operations In 2018 Mega Race Weekend …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Scott Kreutter

On an Indoor Auto Racing Series weekend filled with outstanding performances, the winning TQ Midget feature ride authored by Scott Kreutter was exemplary. The western New York driver, whose main career focus is on open wheel 360 Winged Sprint Car racing, has a second passion, racing TQ Midgets indoors. On Saturday night in Allentown, Pa., Kreutter blitzed a quality-laden field of TQ drivers …

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Cliff & Diane Krause Sign Lease To Operate NJ’s Wall Stadium For 2018 and 19

Posted by: Earl Krause – Decemeber 28, 2017 WALL TWP., NJ — Racers and fans of N.J.’s famed Wall Stadium Speedway received a Christmas and New Year’s present on December 28. That’s when track operators Cliff and Diane Krause confirmed that they had signed a new lease, that day, to operate the historic, third-mile high-banked paved oval for the 2018 …

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This Week in AARN // December 19, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Champions Year-End AARN Issue: Points, Champion Profiles From Dozens Of Speedways Three Regional Quarter Midget Tracks Switch To USAC Sanction Bell Keeps Chiming Winning Notes; Takes DuQuoin Knepper Midget Indoor Main St. Louis Dome Win, $30,000 Payday Falls To Bobby Pierce Mahoning Valley Management Team Announced; Oberto New GM, Fox New Race Director Short Track Super Series Pays Out $72,000 …

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This Week in AARN // December 5, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Whitey Kidd Makes Bold Late Race Pass Stick To Win Thrilling East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals In Trenton Kyle Busch Closes With Rush To Win Snowball Derby In Pensacola Checkered Flag Fan Club Holds 66th Annual Awards Banquet; Kreitz, Dewease, Hirschman Among Honorees URC Banquet Set For Saturday; Perpetual Trophy Missing, Club Eyes 360 Spec Engine Option For …

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Newsmaker of the Week // East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals

The East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals held inside the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J. was a first time event for Len Sammons Motorsports Productions and the Indoor Auto Racing Series. The idea of running an indoor race on a dirt track, as logistically daunting as it was, proved to be one of the most artistically successful races of the year. …

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This Week in AARN // November 21, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Long 2017 Bridgeport Season Ends; Von Dohren, Rain Take Bridgeport Twin Bill All Star Sprints To Race 21 Times, WoO Sprints 15 In Northeast In 2018 It’s Matt Hirschman – Again – In Myrtle Beach Modifieds Super DIRT Series Banquet Distributes Over $200,000 To Drivers; Matt Sheppard Takes Lion’s Share Williams Grove Readies For 2018 Season With Ambitious …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Martin Truex, Jr

Martin Truex, Jr. did it! The born and bred ‘Jersey boy’, who learned how to race from watching his uncle, father and cousins compete for years at New Jersey’s Wall Stadium, won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship Sunday at Homestead, capping off a winning season. Truex faced adversity throughout the ten-month, 36-race grind. A key team member died. …

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This Week in AARN // November 14, 2017

TOP HEADLINES AARN’S Annual Car Builders Pullout Suppliment: 44-Page Section Covers Issues, Offers Solutions From Bumper To Bumper Susquehanna Is Now BAPS Motor Speedway; Major Plan To Build Suites Revealed Tom O’Rorke, Long Time Respected New Jersey Racing Official, Passes At 85 Wall Stadium Practice, Banquet Set Stage For 44th Turkey Derby Over Thanksgiving Weekend East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Kenseth

It’s been said that it’s better retire a winner than to hang on too long. Matt Kenseth, who made it fairly clear that he was not walking away willingly from NASCAR Sprint Cup racing, had the last laugh Saturday at Phoenix Raceway when he won the Cup race in what is to be his next-to-last career start. The normally staid …

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