AARN Staff

Newsmaker of the Week // PA Speedweek

PA Speedweek is undeniably a motorsports happening that grows in intensity, importance and intrigue every year. This year, nine consecutive days of racing are on the calendar before it all wraps up this coming weekend. To run PA Speedweek from beginning to end is a test of man and machine, of team spirit, raw ability, and, most of all, pure stamina. The …

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This Week in AARN // July 3, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Ronnie Williams Wins Stafford SK 5k, Skowrya Team Earns $10,575 Trey Starks, Cole Duncan Win Early PA Speedweek 410 Sprint Races; Danny Dietrich Sweeps Lincoln Pair Chuck Hossfeld Fast In Race Of Champions Modified Lancaster Victory Mahoning’s Teel Memorial Four Sixteen Mod Mains Won By Strohl, Prictchard, Haydt & Jarowicz Mike Lichty Takes ISMA Monadnock Main As Track Hosts First Race …

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Tragedy In Turn Three: The Passing Of Another Of Racing’s Greats Jason Johnson

Posted by: Arynne Moody – June, 26, 2018 There is a quote that says, “it’s not tragic to die doing something you love” (Mark Foo). I’m not sure that the author had Sprint Car racing in mind when he said that. Mark Foo was a professional surfer from Singapore. Though it seems he would have nothing in common with a …

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This Week in AARN // June 26, 2018

TOP HEADLINES ‘T-Mez’ Shines In USAC Eastern Storm Closer At Weedsport Prestigious Camp Barnes Dirt Modified Race Is All Ryan Watt’s; Amanda Whaley Sweeps Late Models Ten Straight Nights Of 410 Sprint Racing Starts At The Grove Friday As PA Speedweek Starts Ohio Speedweek Ends, Paul McMahan Is Overall Champion Stewart Friesen Wins Outlaw Speedway Short Track Super Series Thriller Chris Madden …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jason Johnson

For as visceral yet beautiful, aggressive yet smooth, flat out yet strategic a sport as automobile racing is, the sport has one disagreeable truth that hovers over it: racing is dangerous. The sport is safer than it ever was. Yet it remains an endeavor where some will pay the ultimate price. Jason Johnson lost his life at a Sprint Car …

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Newsmaker of the Week // USAC Sprint Cars

For fourteen years, the cars and stars of the USAC National Sprint Car Series have been heading east to compete over several days at different tracks. This year’s incarnation of ‘USAC Eastern Storm’ consisted of six straight days of racing at different speedways in three states. And did the crowds ever turn out! The combination of crowd-pleasing past Eastern Storm experiences …

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This Week in AARN // June 19, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Justin Bonsigiore’s Thompson NASCAR Mod Tour Win His Third Of Year To Date, Collects $10,100 Albany-Saratoga Midweek Tribute Race Is All Matt Sheppard’s; Backs It Up With Brewerton SDS Score URC Out At Selinsgrove, BAPS; Williams Grove, Port Royal Remain Loyal Riverhead Raceway’s Islip 300, $7,000 Top Prize Goes To Invader Ryan Preece Early USAC Eastern Storm Wins Earned …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Carson Macedo

Carson Macedo had certainly earned a reputation as a fast-rising, capable young Sprint Car driver. But to say that he was a household name in northeastern 410 Sprint circles would have been a stretch. That was before last weekend. With three stops in New York State, the All Star Sprints invaded the region and Macedo proved to be its biggest …

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This Week in AARN // June 12, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Carson Macedo Takes New York By Storm; Claims Stateline, Weedsport All Star Sprint Wins Super Matt Goes Three For Three; Nabs Outlaw, Canandaigua, Weedsport Mod Mains Jimmy Blewett Dodges Crashes To Win Wall Stadium’s Garden State Classic For Record Fifth Time Kevin Gobrecht Memorial At BAPS Is Taken By 410 Master Lance Dewease; Dellinger Super In Sportsman Tommy …

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This Week in AARN // June 5, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Justin Bonsignore Makes Bold Statement With Seekonk Mod Tour Win Western PA’s Mercer Speedway To Reopen Next Month Brent Marks Defeats World Of Outlaws For The First Time In Wisconsin First Timer Kyle Edwards, Veteran Mark Sammut Earn ISMA Super Modified Weekend Wins Mark Smith Takes Prestigious Kramer Cup Selinsgrove 360 Sprint Feature Orange County Allows Open Small Blocks In …

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