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This Week In AARN // June 30th, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Joe Skotnitki Assumes Ownership Of RoC Dirt, Asphalt Series From Andrew Harpell Clanton Wins WoO Late Model Weedsport Race; McCreadie Is The Star Of The Show Borgers Speedway To Reopen Saturday Under New Leadership Stevie Smith Starts PA Speedweek With Two Straight Wins Two Day Riverhead NWMT Taken By Long Islander Justin Bonsignore John Lutes Jr. Wins First Of …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Joe Skotnicki

AREA AUTO RACING NEWS NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK OF JUNE 30, 2015 It was a well kept secret, the sale of the Race Of Champions Dirt and Asphalt Series, from Andrew Harpell to Joe Skotnicki. It was a bolt out of the blue, totally unexpected in its timing and in its principles. The sale of the RoC could herald a …

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Capital Improvements Have Clanton At The Front Of The WoO Late Model Field

Posted by: Len Sammons, June 23, 2015 Five years ago Shane Clanton dared to be different. He stepped away from what was easy and decided to build and then race a dirt Late Model of his own design. This year he’s reaping the awards. Thursday victory at Fonda Speedway was his fifth of the early season and he leads the …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Sheppard

If there is such a thing as The Holy Grail Of Newsmaking in auto racing, it would have to be the winning of three features in a single week. It’s a rarity, even among the professional who race three, four or even five nights a week. So this past week, when Matt Sheppard strung together Big Block Modified wins at …

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This Week in AARN // June 23rd, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Matt Sheppard Clicks For Three Wins In Five Days At Three Tracks In Two States Shane Clanton, Josh Richards Score ‘Eastern Swing’ WoO LM Wins Twenty-Fifth PA Speedweek Is At Hand: Nine Races At Seven Tracks Starts Friday Bobby Santos, III Claims USAC Silver Crown Victory In Iowa Photo Finish At Oswego: Muldoon, Sitterly Both Declared Winners Delaware International Relaxes Tire, …

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Racing Dad John Cornell Jr. Dies Of Heart Attack While Watching Son Race

Posted by: Jine 16, 2015 NESHANIC STATION, NJ — Racing dad John J. “Big John” Cornell Jr., 59, died unexpectedly on Friday, June 12, 2015. John was at N.J.’s Bridgeport Speedway, with race-driving son John III, when stricken. His son finished third in the event that was shortened because of his dad’s heart attack. John Jr. later passed at Crozer Hospital …

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This Week In AARN // June 16th , 2015

TOP HEADLINES Blaney Files To Canandaigua All Star Sprint Car Victory Late Race Dramatics Open Door For Hirschman Tri Track Monadhock Payday Montieth’s Lincoln All Star Sprint Score Is Popular With ‘Posse’ Stewy, Jess Are Having A Baby HJ Bunting Sweeps Big Block Mods In Delaware NASCAR Mod Tour Thompson Dominance Continues For Doug Coby ‘Timmy J’ Flies High At Oswego …

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