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This Week in AARN // February 10th, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Andy Belmont Heading Back To Daytona For ARCA Race As Crew Chief NASCAR Announces Huge Regional TV Package; Mods, K&N To Benefit Undefeated Kerry Madsen Runs Roughshod In Tony Stewart’s All Star Sprint Series Waterford Speedbowl’s Season Is Back On Track After New Owner Finally Closes Deal Maryland’s Historic Cumberland Fairgrounds To Run Again In 2015 Warren Alston Named …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Kerry Madsen

Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit Of Champions made its debut at Bubba Ocala Speedway last weekend and Australian born Kerry Madsen is sure glad it did. Madsen authored an improbable and immensely satisfying three-for-three start to his season and devastated the competition each time. By the end of the weekend, 410 Sprint Car fans were asking one another, ‘is this …

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February 10th Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVER of February 17: Tom Taber won the ESS Sprint Car feature at N.Y.’s Brewerton Speedway on July 24, 1992. (Photo by Don Edds; AARN archives)

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This Week in AARN // February 3rd, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Erick Rudolph, Andy Jankowiak Top TQ Midget Fields At NAPA KNOW HOW Racing Weekend In Boardwalk Hall Racing Begins In Florida, In Earnest, At East Bay, Bubba Raceway Park Wild Last Lap Tangle In AC Slingshot Main Takes Out Hieber, Gets Drellos Disqualified; Gives Hartman Win Tony Stewart Buys All Stars, Renegades To Go Away Emotional Yates County Banquet Is Harpell’s First, Last …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Erick Rudolph

There was a time when Erick Rudolph could be a hard guy to interview. But not any longer. This talented wheelman was in charge of Saturday night’s Gamblers Classic inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, a high profile race that’s hard to win. He was eager to talk about the winning car Mark Lafler built for him, about his dirt track …

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This Week in AARN // January 27th, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Shelby Harper Named Ms. Motorsports 2015 Rolex 24 Shared By Ganassi Indy 500 Winners, Sprint Cup Stars New Grandview Ride For TenTime Champ Jeff Strunk Tommy Baldwin’s Sprint Cup Team Dealt Mortal Blow As Annett, Sponsor Bolts Patented Rear Suspension Unveiled At Motorsports By Troyer Race Cars NYSCCA, ARCH Honor Regional Racing Stars At Annual Banquets Joe Skotnicki …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jeff Gordon

Since he burst upon the racing scene as a pre-teenager, Jeff Gordon has excelled.  And when his career began at NASCAR’s upper echelon, Gordon became an instant star.  Wins and championships seemed to come easily to a driver who outran those previously up front often.  Along the way, Jeff Gordon changed racing. Parents at quarter midget tracks nationwide imagined their …

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January 27th Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVER of January 27: After Bing Metz won the TQMidget feature at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall (then called “Convention Hall”) in January 1970, legendary Indianapolis 500 driver Duane Carter congratulated him in victory lane! (AARN archive photo; By Walter Chernokal)

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This Week in AARN // January 20th, 2015

TOP HEADLINES Borgers To Be ATQMRA’s Home Track, Rules Merged With 600s Rico Abreu’s Chili Bowl Win Whips Crowd Into Frenzy AARN: Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Racecar & Trade Show Preview Edition Glen Ridge Cancels Deyo Short Track Super Series Race Jackson & Foster Are New Black Rock Promo Duo; Mods Main Class ESPN’s Keith Olbermann Incurs Race Fans’ Ire Bainey Returns To …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Rico Abreu

The chant was said to have been the most raucous in the twenty-nine year history of the Tulsa, Oklahoma’s the Chili Bowl.  And the chorus in unison heralded the efforts of one man.  “Rico!, Rico!, Rico!”  That man was Rico Abreu, who is among the most popular drivers in the country right now after winning Saturday’s Chili Bowl.  Abreu is …

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