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TOP HEADLINES Atomic (OH) Speedway Introduces Mandatory, Random Drug Testing For Its Weekly Races Late Race Pass Earns Lance Dewease Port Royal ‘Fallen Heroes Championship’ 410 Sprint Victory Rich Short Track Super Series Score For Anthony Perrego At Thunder Mountain Worth $5,000 Fifteen Year Old Dillon Steuer Scores Dramatic Upset Asphalt Modified Victory In Riverhead’s Islip 300 Lucas Wolfe Races To …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Dillon Steuer

The biggest Modified race on Long Island in decades was run last Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway. The ‘Islip 300’ was a resurrection of a storied event at the long closed Islip Speedway. This one was 300 grueling laps, with a tire compound wrinkle, and no planned stops. The race itself was tremendous but the winner of it was an …

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Williams Grove Win Eludes Stewart No Longer; Stutts, Taylor Strong At Morgan Cup

Posted by: Todd Heintzelman – May 23, 2017 Shane Stewart has Sprint cars wins across the country, but a win at Williams Grove Speedway had eluded him until now. Stewart’s first career Grove win was a big one, too, as it came in the Morgan Cup last Saturday night worth a total of $17,000, including $12,000 base pay and another …

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Chuck Hossfeld, Jonathan Bouvrette Stripped Of Weekend Victories After Area Auto Racing News Went To Print

Posted by: Len Sammons – May 23, 2017 After post-race tech was completed the NY’s Lancaster National Speedway posted on Tuesday the official results for the Sunoco Sportsman feature from Saturday, May 20, 2017. After a thorough investigation, unofficial winner Chuck Hossfeld has been disqualified for a violation of the shock rules as stated in the LNS rule book. Shawn …

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This Week in AARN // May 23, 2017

TOP HEADLINES WoO 410 Regulars Gravel, Stewart, Sweep PA Posse At Lincoln, Williams Grove Mark Smith, 360 Master, Takes Bedford URC, Selinsgrove ESS Features Charged Up Watt Claims SDS Win On Home Bridgeport Track Can Am (NY) Speedway Is Latest Race Track To Go Up For Sale Central New York Standout Larry Wight Goes Back With Brewerton, Fulton Mod Mains Bob …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Watt

Ryan Watt is a very good race car driver. He has improved year after year, grown together with a team, owned by Ron Roberts, that was unheralded before Watt started driving for it. No one doubted the credentials of the 2016 Bridgeport Speedway Modified track champion at his home track. And after last Tuesday, the Super DIRT Series competitors won’t …

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This Week in AARN // May 16, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Ballou Scores Eldora USAC Sprint Feature After Nine Month Recovery From Critical Crash Injuries Solomito Bumps And Wins, Coby Spins And Stews In Late Race NWMT Langley Thriller $5,000 Action Track USA SpeedSTR Opener To Billy Pauch, Jr. TC’s Back! Takes Stafford SK Mod Main With Bold Last Lap Pass Bryan Sherwood Nets First Career Asphalt Modified Victory In RoC Oswego …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Robert Ballou

Severe neck and back injuries sustained in a 2016 Sprint Car crash came close to taking Robert Ballou’s life, and even closer to maiming him. Ballou endured months of pain recuperating, harnessed in neck braces. But his focus, from the time he was carried out of Calistoga (CA) Speedway, was to race again. This past weekend, at lightning fast Eldora …

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This Week in AARN // May 9, 2017

TOP HEADLINES Dewease/ Kreitz Team Red Hot; Claim Susky Gobrecht Memorial Upset Special At Riverhead: Zachem Wins Mod Main In Home Built Car Ward Crozier, Promoter, Driver, Friend Of Racing, Dies At 79 Oswego’s 350 Crate Supermodified: Will It Work As Intended? Legendary New England Racing Promoter, Series Founder Tom Curley Passes At 73 Many Tracks Suffer With Wet Weather, Event …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Max Zachem

The last thing that’s expected from a weekly track’s season opener is for someone to come in and upset the regulars. So when Connecticut driver Max Zachem won the Modified opener at the always tough Riverhead Raceway on Long Island, it was a shocker. But there was more. The car Zachem drove, owned by Islander Ken Vogel, was a home …

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