AARN Staff

Newsmakers of the Week // Preece, Emerling, Sesely

Last weekend, in three different regions of the racing spectrum, 100-lap, high dollar races were held for asphalt Modifieds. Stafford (CT) Motor Speedway’s SK 5k, Holland (NY) Speedway’s RoC Tour race and Wall (NJ)  Stadium’’s Garden State Classic were three events and each of them were tinged with controversy. At Stafford, Ryan Preece came from the rear three times, missed two leaders …

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Small-Block Standout Tommy Flannigan Nearly Won Out Over The Big-Blocks

Posted by: Steve Barrick, July 7, 2015 RANSOMVILLE, NY (Wed.) – The Battle Of The Border ended with an unemotional winner in Billy Decker, an angry runnerup in Matt Sheppard and an ecstatic third place finisher in Tommy Flannigan. “This is like a win for us,” Flannigan said after the race. “The car was running better the longer we went. …

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This Week In AARN // July 7th, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Stevie Smith Earns PA Speedweek Title With Unprecedented Five Wins Biggest Win Of Savary’s Career Comes In Seekonk Tri Track Series $10,000 To Win Tussle Poirier Is ESS Sprint Speedweek Champ After Hebing Showdown Chad Brachmann’s Ohsweken SDS Big Block Score Is His First Of Career Kreitz Steps Out Of Cockpit To Seek Medical Attention For Concussion Like Symptoms Rolling …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stevie Smith

NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK FOR JULY 7, 2015 Domination makes news in auto racing. Win streaks impress. That’s why Stevie Smith’s five-for-eight tear in the 2015 PA Speedweek is so noteworthy. Smith is a very popular figure in Central PA racing circles. His father was one of the best. He left the area for the national circuits and made his hometown …

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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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