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Ryan Watt’s Awesome Weekend Ends With Fan Entertaining Fourth Place

Posted by: Len Sammons, April 21, 2015 Ryan Watt didn’t win Sunday’s 40-lap Short Track Super Series feature event at Bridgeport Speedway, but to the fans in the grandstands he was the star of the show. Rick Laubach won the $5,000 plus South Jersey Shootout, the first ever event of the STSS South Series, from the pole position while leading …

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This Week In AARN // April 21st, 2015

TOP HEADLINES ‘Short Track ARDC’ Shines At Linda’s, Path Valley; Stratton, Greth Score New Utica-Rome, Same Mod Masters: Sheppard, Friesen Split Twin Bill Opener Jackie Brown (Accord), Rick Laubach (Bridgport) Enriched By Big Victories Doctor Loves FMP: Wins Second Big Mod Main In Six Days Tommy Classic At Williams Grove Is All Stevie Smith’s Godown New Egypt Mod Win Stranglehold Continues …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jackie Brown, Jr.

For Jackie Brown, Jr., Thanksgiving dinner came four and a half months late. That’s because the delayed ‘Gobbler’ at Accord Speedway was finally completed last Tuesday night. For Brown, it was well worth the fast. By the time the lap money, purse, and other cash incentives were tallied Brown earned over $7,800 for his efforts. Brown’s win was the richest …

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Hoosiers Are $40 Cheaper, Yet Low-Dollar Teams Have Higher Tire Bills

Posted by: Len Sammons, April 14, 2015 THOMPSON, CT – Hoosier Tires are now $40 cheaper for competitors on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. The same tire that sold for $190 last year is now being offered, before taxes, for $150. Hoosier’s contract with NASCAR was up at the end of last season. They got a scare when competitor American …

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This Week In AARN // April 14th, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Doug Coby Dominates Entire Thompson Icebreaker Weekend Friesen Fast In STSS Season Opener At Orange County Preece Passes Rocco In Thompson Mod 75; Finish Is Unofficial Kyle Weiss Upsets The Mods At Grandview Speedway It’s ‘The Doctor’ In RoC FMP ‘14 Finale; Friesen Is Champion Jason Johnson, Daryn Pittman Injured In Cal. WoO Tangle Dewease Registers First Central Pa. …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Doug Coby

Domination. That’s what driver Doug Coby asserted over the field of NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series competitors in Sunday’s Icebreaker, the opener of the 2015 Tour season at Thompson (CT) Motorsports Park. Demoralized. That’s the feeling rivals must have had when they left Thompson after Coby started up front and stayed there, save for a few laps when desperate pit strategies …

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This Week In AARN // April 7th, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Godown Sweeps New Egypt Small Block, Bridgeport RoC Big Block Weekend Openers Asphalt 2015 Season Preview: Analyzing The NWMT, VMRS, ROC Series S’Grove’s Paige Announces 2015 Will Be His Last As Promoter Huge Win For PA’s Ryan Smith In Attica All Star Sprint Race Preece Invades Mod South Tour; Picks Up South Boston Checkered Howard Drives To Seventh Career …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Smith

‘Ryan’s World’. That’s what a trio of like named Newsmakers turned the racing fraternity into this past weekend with fourhigh profile wins in three states. The first ‘Ryan’ is Pennsylvanian Smith, who shocked the 410 Sprint community with a win Saturday at Attica (OH) Raceway in the first points race for Tony Stewart’s All Star Sprint Series. For Smith, it …

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