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March 1st Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVER of March 1: Tommy Gilman, in his radical Mustang Modified at N.J.’s East Windsor Speedway in the 1970s. (AARN archive photo, by Ace Lane)

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This Week In AARN // February 23rd, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Preece Takes Two Of Four At Smyrna; Wins Tour Mod Title Sheppard’s New Mod Team Wins Gator Title At Volusia Clanton Spectacular In Late Race WoO Volusia Finale Hamlin Hustles To First Daytona Win In Eleventh Try McCarl Takes Two Of Three 360 Winged Sprint Races At East Bay Clauson, Ballou, Meseraull Share Bubba USAC Sprint Victories TQ Midgets Battle …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Florida Speedweeks

It’s an annual happening, Speedweek in Central Florida. What was once Daytona Speedway-focused has blossomed into Series racing at dirt and paved tracks, involving Late Models, 410, 360 and wingless Sprints, Modifieds, Street Stocks and Mod Lites. It’s grueling, with some Dirt Late Model teams running as many as sixteen races in a month and some speedways hosting a dozen …

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February 23rd Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVERS of February 23: Racing in the Super Sportsman division at Pa.’s Silver Spring Speedway in June 1975 are Paul Kauffman (No. 81) and Paul Kline (No. 75). (Photo by Scott Bender/AARN archives)

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Neal Williams Returns To Site Of Biggest Triumph With Confidence To Win

Posted by: Len Sammons – February 16, 2016 When Neal Williams won the DIRTcar Nationals big-block Modified finale on Saturday night a year ago at Volusia Speedway Park he shocked everyone including himself. A victory on any four of the nights this week at the Nationals won’t come as a surprise to as many people, especially the driver from Pittsgrove, …

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This Week In AARN // February 16th, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Upset Special: PA’s Mason Zeigler Takes Rich Lucas East Bay LM Finale Sweet, Schatz Double In Volusia 410 Sprints Asphalt Mods, DIRTcar Series Ready To Rumble At Smyrna, Volusia Chase Elliott Is On The Pole For The Daytona 500 AARN’s Annual Safety & Trailer Edition: From Steering Wheels To Trailer Maintenance To Kids Fire Retardant Underwear To Foam …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Mason Zeigler

AREA AUTO RACING NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16, 2016 It isn’t often that an up-and-coming driver shines in in the spotlight of a national stage. Yet that’s exactly what 23-year old Mason Zeigler from Chalk Hill, Pa., in western Pennsylvania did when he waited until the sixth and final night of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series …

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This Week In AARN // February 9th, 2016

TOP HEADLINES Heinke Adds Cars To HBM Dirt Modified Stable Richards, Davenport Start Lucas Oil LM Year With Golden Isles Victories Revitalized Racing Xtravaganza Show A Big Hit In Central PA Joey Doiron Gets PASS Season Off To Great Start; Wins Greensville-Pickens Opener Kraig Kinser Scores All Star Sprint 410 Opener Victory At Bubba’s Tyler Siri Closes On Black Rock; Renames it ‘Outlaw …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Tyler Siri

 For area businessman and Modified Stock Car driver Tyler Siri, the second time was the best.  That’s because Siri thought he had a signed, sealed and delivered deal in hand to buy Black Rock Speedway a few years ago only to have it come unglued at the eleventh hour. Now, he has the proverbial keys in hand, proving that in …

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