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Sprint Car Star Lance Dewease Has Won With Established And New Teams

Posted by: Mark Tiderman, March 17, 2015 Throughout his illustrious 40 year career, Lance Dewease has driven for some of the greatest all time Central Pa 410 Sprint Car owners. He has also built a few winning teams from the ground up with help from his owners, crew and sponsors. The most recent was last year when he began driving …

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This Week In AARN // March 17th, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Business Was Brisk At The Motorsports Expo Show In Syracuse Rolling Wheels Announces Shifts In Schedule, Personnel Greg Hodnett Opens Central Pennsylvania 410 Season With Lincoln Score I-88 / Thunder Mt. American Racer Point Fund Deal Announced Brett Deyo Long Islander Goodale Wins NASCAR South Mod Tour Opener In North Carolina Hardy Hustles To Hagerstown Honors In Season …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Lincoln Speedway

Breaking free from the grip of winter was no easy task for Fred Putney and his track crew. But last Sunday afternoon, the widely respected Lincoln (PA) Speedway track preparer gave the 410 Sprint drivers and their fans a place to race after promoters Don Leiby and Alan Kreitzer decided to ‘go for it’. Greg Hodnett and Mike Heffner are …

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March 17th Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVERS of March 17: In a close duel during the NASCAR Modified race at Martinsville, Virginia in the autumn of 1969 are Bentley Warren (No. 44) and “Gentleman Joe” Kelly. (Photo by Bill Balser/AARN Archives)

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Ohio Late Model Dirt Week Announced

Posted by: Lou Long, March 10, 2015 CHILLICOTHE OH – Borrowing from the All Stars Ohio Sprint Speed Week and the equally successful Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek, Brad McCown has launched a new venture, Ohio Late Model Dirt Week. The new mini-series will compete at seven tracks in nine days. Healthy payouts and a ten-position point fund will be …

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This Week In AARN // March 10th, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Syracuse Super DIRT Week In Jeopardy For 2016 And Beyond Weather Cancellations Continue To Plague Northeastern Speedway Promoters; Openers Delayed No Repeat Winners: McCarl, Brown Swell WoO Swell WoO ‘15 Sprint List All Stars Release Sprint Schedule; Some Pennsy Renegade Races Cut Bradford Speedway To Reopen In 2015 Under New Ownership Church Worshipped By PASS South Rivals In S.C. …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Joanne Mahoney

Joanne “Joanie” Mahoney is a name readers of Area Auto Racing News have most likely never heard of. But she has certainly is ingratiating herself into the collective conscience of auto racing fans. She is the County Executive of Onondaga County, N.Y. and the architect of a $50 million redevelopment scheme that would transform the New York State Fairgrounds at …

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March 10th Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVER of 3-10-15: Rick Giannino points to the name of his sponsor, Scorpion Race Engines, after a 1993 Street Stock win at N.J.’s then paved Flemington Speedway. (Photo by Mel Stettler)

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One-One-One With Mike Perrotte, DIRTcar’s New Northeast Director

Posted by: Jo Ann Davies, March 3, 2015 Mike Perrotte is no stranger to the world of stock car racing having been involved in the sport in one capacity or another since 1973. That was the year he began as a driver, running in the Street Stock class, at Airborne Speedway just south of Plattsburgh, New York. Eventually he moved into …

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