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Newsmaker of the Week // Doug Coby

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship is one of the most difficult to achieve in all of auto racing.  It takes a team dedicated to doing whatever it takes to not just in but find a tenth of a second anywhere, at any time.  The transcendent talent is the one that can win championships with two completely different teams.  That’s …

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October 21st Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVER of October 21: Jim Hauer enjoys victory lane after a Modified win at the former Penn National Speedway (Grantville, Pa.) dirt track on July 4, 1993. (Photo by Don Marks/AARN archives)

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Mike Erdley Sends Randy Lisi Out On Top

Posted by: (Todd Heintzelman) (10/14/14) After 15 years, Randy Lisi will retire as a sprint car owner at the end of this season. In his second to last race in the No. 11, Mike Erdley drove to victory Saturday night at Port Royal. “It’s sad to see Randy go, but I have to thank him for everything he did for …

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This Week in AARN // October 14, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Late Race Charge Nets Stewart Friesen Third Super DIRT Week Syracuse Mod Win Wall Stadium’s Racing Secure For 2015; Krause Extends Lease Rollling Wheels Raceway Sale Imminent; Ambitious Plans To Follow Eddie MacDonald ‘Kisses The Cow’ After Winning Thunder Road ‘Milk Bowl’ Schatz Milestone: Wins 25th WoO Sprint Season Main Northerner Seuss Is NASCAR Southern Mod Tour Champ …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

The racing world is running out of superlatives for Stewart Friesen’s on-track exploits. For the third time in his still emerging driving career, ‘Stewy’ drove to win the Super DIRT Week Syracuse Modified 200 Sunday. It’s how he did it that made news. On a notoriously difficult track to pass on, Friesen charted a course on the outside lane for the …

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October 14th Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVERS of October 14: In the summer of 1963, Sal Mauro spins the “Duece of Spades” while racing at N.J.’s Old Bridge Speedway. He was a teammate of fellow Long Islander Al DeAngelo, who drove the “Ace of Spades” coupe. Getting by on the outside are Augie Moschera (No. 147) and Johnny Gouveia (No. 16). (Photo by Ace Lane …

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All Systems Go For Super DIRT Week

SYRACUSE, NY – Extended and intensive preparation on all fronts has characterized the run up to the forty-third running of Super DIRT Week on the New York State Fairgrounds mile. From car builders to sanctioning bodies, months of planning all come together in the perennial spectacle known as Super DIRT Week. TWO STRAIGHT?: Billy Dunn earned the biggest victory of …

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Sammy Swindell Dedicated To Helping His Son

Posted by: Len Sammons, September 30, 2014 Since retiring from Sprint Car racing, Sammy Swindell has been attending NASCAR events in which his 25-year old son Kevin is competing. At Dover last weekend, the three time World of Outlaws Sprint Car series driver drew attention in both NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide garages as well as on pit road when …

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This Week in AARN // October 7th, 2014

TOP HEADLINES AARN Super DIRT Week 108-Page Special Edition: Dirt Mod World Heads To Central New York Gravel Claims Controversial Grove National Open, $50,000 Prize Lancaster RoC Rain Set Up Hirschman Mahoning Valley Romp ‘Wicked Cool Midget’ Group Aims To Compete With NEMA Lites Outlaw Mod 200 Win At Fulton Comes Easy For Sheppard; Leads 177 Of 200 Laps Rocco Wins …

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Newsmaker of the Week // David Gravel

Williams Grove’s National Open is the biggest Sprint Car race east of Knoxville, Iowa. To win this one is to become enshrined in the hearts of hundreds of thousands of 410 Sprint fans. But on this night, the liver was the organ of ‘enshrinement’ for race winner David Gravel. A controversial bump and run with race leader and fan favorite …

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