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AARN Photographers And Writers Pick Up Big EMPA Awards

Posted by: Earl Krause, January 6, 2015 – KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — With the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center serving as the host, a large gathering of members and guests of the Eastern Motorsport Press Association attended the group’s 43rd annual convention last weekend. It was a winning weekend for Area Auto Racing News, as many staff members …

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Excitement Inside AC’s Boardwalk Hall Is A Sure Thing

The odds are definitely stacked in the favor of excitement for the race fan on January 30-31, 2015 inside Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall at the Len Sammons Motorsports Productions (LSRP) NAPA Know How Weekend. With 198 entrants in three classes and four feature races on the agenda, ultimate racing success is stacked high against the driver. But with so many …

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This Week In AARN // January 6th, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Jankowiak’s The Best General In Battle Of Trenton Indoor TQ Race URC (The Company) Pulls Plug; URC (The Club) Now In Charge Eastern Motorsport Press Association Convention Held; AARN Staff Members Claim Top Awards Dan Harpell Out At Yates County; Owner Hoag Leases To First Time Promoter Track Mogul Catania Takes Over Ace Speedway In North Carolina Cocopah Winter Heat …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Andy Jankowiak

Andy Jankowiak fought the ‘Battle Of Trenton’ in the mid-December Indoor TQ Midget main event and did so with a perfectly driven race. This was a textbook job. Sure Jankowiak went into this battle with an advantage by starting on the pole position. But he had to survive eighteen double file restarts, lapped traffic and some of the hardest chargers in …

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January 6th Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVER of January 6: On October 17, 1998, Dave Satterlee bested a strong field at Pa.’s Dog Hollow Speedway to win the dirt Late Model feature. (Nowak Racin’ Photo)

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Cicconi Released From Hosptal After TQ Crash In Trenton

TRENTON, NJ – Veteran open cockpit driver Lou Cicconi, Jr., of Lester, Pa., is resting at home as of Monday, December 22 following his release from Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton. Cicconi was injured in a crash in the Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Three Quarter Midget ‘Battle Of Trenton’ feature Saturday, December 20. Cicconi sustained a non-displaced fracture …

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Jankowiak Wins Battle Of Trenton TQ Midget 40 Lap Indoor Race; Gary Hieber Takes Slingshot Feature

TRENTON, NJ December 21, 2014 . . . Buffalo, N.Y. driver Andy Jankowiak started up front and finished there at the end of the 40-lap Battle Of Trenton TQ Midget feature Saturday night in Sun National Bank Center. Jankowiak was challenged by any number of racers who made it as far as second place only to be taken out by …

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Rudolph And Christopher Register TQ Wins On Preliminary Night Twin 20s; Chris Daley Dominates Champ Kart Feature

TRENTON, NJ, December 20, 2014 . . . Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, N.Y., and Ted Christopher of Plainville, Ct., flexed their muscles Friday in the Battle Trenton Three Quarter (TQ) Midget Twin Twenty Lap feature races inside Sun National Bank Center in Trenton. In the companion Champ Kart 20-lap feature, Chris Daley of Pleasant Valley, N.Y., a karting veteran of …

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This Week In AARN // December 16th, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Season End AARN Issue Features Track, Series Standings; Top Champs Profiled Top Winner Keith Rocco Is AARN Driver Of The Year With 31 Victories Richard Petty’s Superbird Coming To Motorsports 2015 Show PRI Show Showcased The Industry’s Movers, Shakers Last Week In Indy Hesston Speedway Sold To Bedford County, Pa. Pair All Star Sprints, WoO Sprints, Late Models Release …

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December 16th Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVER of December 16: Bill Stebbins, in the pit area at Ct.’s Thompson Speedway in 1979. The No. 88 had previously been run by Don Bonafont and John Plecity. The next year, Bill was a twotime winner at Ct.’s Danbury Racearena in the Sportsman division (Photo from collection of Dave Halpin)

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