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Club 29 Was Rocking

Posted by: Len Sammons November 11, 2014 Darrell Lanigan put an exclamation point on his World of Outlaws championship season by winning a thriller on Friday night at the World Finals. Lanigan ran the far outside groove alongside of race leader Chris Madden for much of the event. When he had pushed the top out all the way to the …

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This Week In AARN // November 11, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Tim Fuller Joins Rauscher Motorsports Mod Team; Plans Full Time Return To DIRTcar Series Lebanon Valley Owner Howard Commander Purchases Albany-Saratoga Speedway Perrego Prevails In Five Mile Point’s Southern Tier Open Danny Johnson, Stewart Friesen Top DIRTcar Mods In Charlotte; Decker Claims Title First Career WoO Sprint A-Main For Brian Brown Wraps Up Year With 26 Different Winners …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Howard Commander

 So much of the news concerning speedways this season  has been disconcerting.  Some tracks have closed abruptly.  Others have been offered up at sheriff’s sale. Still others are coming off seasons that had reduced schedules.  ‘Special shows only’ is a commonly forecast future business model.  That’s why when someone steps up to the starting line and buys a track, it’s …

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November 11th Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVERS of November 11: The Super Sportsman division was at Pa.’s Susquehanna Speedway on May 26, 1987, and Brad Beecher (No. 5B), Steve McNair (No. 22) and Rich Eichelberger had this close duel! (Photo by Hugh Snyderman/AARN archives)

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Wayne Lesher Named ARDC President

Posted by: Steve Barrick November 4, 2014 TOPTON, PA – Wayne Lesher, a prominent car owner with American Racing Drivers Club, was elected as the 2015-2016 President by the general membership Sunday in Topton, Pa., at the organization’s annual fall General Membership meeting. “It’s no secret that last year wasn’t the greatest for ARDC,” Lesher said to AARN by phone …

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This Week in AARN // November 4 , 2014

TOP HEADLINES Preece Scores North South Shootout Win In Maiden Ride With Partridge Team Pauch Romps In One Day SpeedSTR Fall Jamboree At Grandview; Takes SpeedSTR Title Timmy Solomito Named To Drive Flamingo Motorsports Entry On NWMT For ‘15 Western NY Dirt LM Ace Dick Barton Officially Retires Oswego Speedway Gala Kicks Off Banquet Season Waterford Speedbowl Sale To Glastonbury, Ct., Businessman …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Preece

There’s always trepidation when a successful race team splits up, particularly for the driver. The wheelman is the one has to start over, building the team chemistry so vital for long term success. Ryan Preece took a giant step toward doing that Sunday at Caraway (NC) Speedway when he won the asphalt Modified North-South Shootout in his first start for new …

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Racing Stars Ready For Indoor ‘Battle of Trenton’ Dec. 19-20th

TRENTON, NJ – Entries are pouring in from drivers across the racing spectrum for the two-day Trenton Indoor racing program set for the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton on Friday, December 19th and Saturday, December 20th. The Indoor Auto Racing action scheduled for Trenton is promoted by Len Sammons Motorsports Productions. Among the fifty entries received are those of …

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