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This Week in AARN // January 29, 2019

TOP HEADLINES Andy Jankowiak Wins NAPA KNOW HOW TQ Midget Gambler’s Classic In Flawless Drive Ed Bennett Joins Tri Track Open Modified Series As Managing Partner Doug Stearly, Danny Buccafusca Claim Champ Kart, Slingshot Boardwalk Hall Wins Fernando Alonzo Among Cadillac Team Drivers Winning Wet Rolex 24 At Daytona Rick Thum, Former Dirt Track Driver, Owner, Friend Of The Sport, Passes Ageless Veteran Danny …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Andy Jankowiak

Andy Jankowiak’s dream of winning the Indoor Auto Racing Series’ premier race, the Gambler’s Classic inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, was realized Saturday night. And the delightfully eccentric driver couldn’t have been happier. This was Jankowiak’s Classic from the first lap of practice until the checkered flag fell. He was picture perfect all weekend. In the past, he’d been blindingly …

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This Week in AARN // January 22, 2019

TOP HEADLINES Taylor Fullin Crowned Aqua Duck Water Transport Ms. Motorsports 2019 At PPB Motorsports Show Danny Johnson’s Ray Graham TEO Super DIRT Series Teammate Revealed As Anthony Perrego Parrish, Gobrecht, Heffner Join In At Lincoln, Kreitzer Stays In, Leiby Steps Out Last Lap Chili Bowl Thriller Sees Christopher Bell Vanquish Kyle Larson After Cup Star Slips Lancaster Property Owner Gordon Reger Draws …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Christopher Bell

Christopher Bell moved past Kyle Larson on the final lap of Saturday night’s Chili Bowl and raced his way into history. Close finishes in this race are nothing new, but this one had a special feel as two great midget drivers, each fully engaged in NASCAR career pursuits, battled down to the wire. The Chili Bowl is one of those …

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This Week in AARN // January 18, 19 & 20, 2019

TOP HEADLINES PPB Motorsports Show Opens Friday; Darrell Waltrip, Ray Evernham, Ryan Preece Among Personalities Ready To Meet & Greet Fans AARN Editor Len Sammons, Asphalt Supermodified Great Joe Gosek, Dirt Modified & Sprint Master Gary Gollub Among Weekend Inductees Into EMPA Hall Of Fane Tulsa Golden Driller Winner James Morris Disqualified From Tulsa Micro Win For Tire Modifications New AC ‘Second Chance Qualifier …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Max McLaughlin

Teenager Max McLaughlin’s meteoric rise through the ranks of auto racing got an incalculable boost last week. Flush with success on the Super DIRTcar Series circuit and the upstate New York weekly big block tracks, Max packed his bags and headed back to Mooresville, NC where he has been hired to drive by Hattori Motorsports – the same organization that won …

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This Week in AARN // January 8, 2019

TOP HEADLINES Matt Janisch, Ryan Flores Cruise To Indoor Auto Racing Series TQ Midget Wins In Allentown NY Track Owner John White Offers Spencer Speedway, Chemung Speedrome For Sale Or Lease Brett Deyo Rocks New York State Dirt Mod World With Fonda 200 First Place Payout Of $53,000 Announcement Shakeup At Graham Motorsports: Peter Britten, Troyer Out, Danny Johnson Stays, TEO Pro Car …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Brett Deyo

In his twelve years as a racing businessman, Brett Deyo has distinguished himself as an accessible, energetic and innovative promoter. Since taking over the reigns at Fonda (NY) Speedway, Deyo has sought to rebuild a once fine Fairgrounds oval that had fallen on tough tines. Without yet having turned a wheel, Deyo propelled Fonda into the headlines this past week when …

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This Week in AARN / December 18, 2018

TOP HEADLINES Final Standings, Champion Profiles Highlight AARN Year End Issue It’s All Erick Rudolph At East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals In Trenton New Lee Speedway Owner Norman Wrenn Adds Monadnock To NH NASCAR Weekly Series Track Portfolio Whelen Executive Phil Kurze Remembered Fondly After Death Matt Chavis, Craig Whitmoyer Claim Dirt Nationals Champ Kart, Slingshot Mains In Trenton Junior Knepper USAC Midget …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Erick Rudolph

The second running of the East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals is now history. And the winner is an expert on dirt tracks with full size cars and on concrete tracks with TQ Midgets. Erick Rudolph, among the most versatile competitors in racing, raced to victory in the $5,000-to-win 600 Micro Sprint feature, this after wining his heat race and A-Main Qualifier. He …

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