AARN Staff

Champ Kart Racers In AC Will Race For “Hoosier Rewards” Tire Bonuses

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ: Senior Champ Kart teams racing in the Len Sammons Motorsports Productions (LSMP) Indoor auto racing event in Atlantic City’s famous Boardwalk Hall will be competing for even greater prize money and awards than was previously thought. Thanks to Hoosier Tire of Lakeville, Ind., the highest four finishers in the Champ Kart feature race using Hoosier tires on all …

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Champions Honored At CFFC 63rd Banquet

Posted by: Dino Oberto, December 9, 2014 One of the most time-honored traditions in northeast motor racing took place on Saturday evening as the Checkered Flag Fan Club (CFFC) conducted their 63rd Annual Banquet. Held at the Kutztown Fire Company Hall in Kutztown, nearly 250 guests were in attendance for the gala affair that pays tribute to regional track and …

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This Week In AARN // December 9th, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Colonial Pipeline Increases Stake In Bridgeport Speedway’s Racing; Creates New $10,000-To-Win Modified Race RUSH Engine Builders Summit Identifies Problems. Establishes Procedures ARDC Sets ‘15 Opener At Quarter Mile Linda’s Speedway I-88 Speedway Rock Solid For 2015; Sched Detailed John Hunter Nemechek Is Smowball Derby LM Winner In Fla. Bob Reis Is New Owner Of Freedom Raceway Novel Ideal: Lancaster Speedway …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Dan Harpell

Dan Harpell has been involved in short track auto racing for all of his adult life.  He worked for the DIRT organization in its formative years, has had a hand in the administration of Five Mile Point (NY)  Speedway for decades and most recently took over and rechristened Yates County (NY) Speedway.  He knows behind-the-scenes racing operations, is acknowledged as a …

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December 9th Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVER of December 9: Jack Buck, a top-running Sportsman driver of the 1970s, is ready to race at N.J.’s Wall Stadium. (Photo from AARN archives/By Richard Sprague)

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This Week In AARN // December 2nd, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Eric Mauriello Cruises To Turkey Derby Mod Tour Victory Accord’s Gobbler ‘Thawed Out’ AARN Christmas Gift Giving Guide Ideas Orange County, Big Diamond To Be Independent From DIRT In 2015 Lancaster Speedway Deal With Bill Catania Falls Through Williams Grove’s National Open Expands To Three Days Blewett Claims Wall Mod Win In Thriller Mike Tidaback Injured In Wall …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Eric Mauriello

With a high powered field of field of Series and track champions invading Wall Stadium for its annual Turkey Derby last weekend, all eyes were focused on the Tour Type Modified 150-lap main event.  One by one. challengers for the checkered flag came and went, stymied by wrecks, mechanical problems or badly planned race strategy.  Second year Modified driver Eric …

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Late Model Standout Randy Stoudt Calls It A Career

Posted by: Randy Kane, November 25, 2014 After 19 successful racing campaigns, second-generation Grandview Speedway weekly Late Model chauffeur Randy Stoudt, recently, called it a career and retired as a racer. “I don’t think that I will miss that actual racing part or the driving part, honestly,” the 39-year-old Pottstown, PA pilot revealed. “It’s all the other stuff. I just …

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This Week in AARN // November 25th, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Stewart Friesen. Tyler Siri, Matt Hearn Team For Super DIRTcar Series Assault RoC, Sunoco Extend Marketing Partnership Matt Rossi Upsets USAC Sprinters At Canyon; Bernal Takes Both Prelims Devil’s Bowl Owner Mike Bruno Becomes Part Owner Of Airborne Billy Decker Takes Top Honors – And $35,000 – At DIRT Motorsports Awards Banquet Hines, Bell & Hagen Win Canyon USAC Midget Mains; …

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