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Newsmakers of the Week // Ryan Smith & Tommy Barrett Jr.

It takes time to get to the top. This past week, two drivers who have won plenty of races at lower echelons were on top of the racing ladder after inspired drives. Tommy Barrett, Jr. of Millis, Mass., is a rookie in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series. He brushed aside earlier season woes with a spectacular drive at Bristol …

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This Week in AARN // August 26, 2014

TOP HEADLINES print Car Legend Sammy Swindell Abruptly Retires Tommy Barrett’s First NASCAR Mod Tour Win Comes At Bristol Jersey’s A Rush For Maiden 410 Sprint Winner Ryan Smith Transplanted Yankee Danny Bohn Wins Bowman Gray Stadium Finale, Championship Embattled All Star Circuit Leader Webb Marshals Support For Battle With Fledgling Rival Keith Rocco Reaches 100-Win Plateau At Waterford With …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Brett Hearn

Brett Hearn’s storied racing career has had many peaks and very few valleys. It takes a special confluence of events for Hearn to truly stand out, to actually make news. And so it was this past week. First, Hearn won Lebanon Valley Speedway’s richest event, the $17,500-to-win Mr. DIRT Title Race. It was an event Hearn won for the eleventh …

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This Week in AARN // August 19, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Brett Hearn Wins $17,500 Mr. DIRT Leb Val Race For Eleventh Time; Clinches Malta Title Too Justin Bonsignore’s Thompson WMT Win Puts Him In Title Contention Brightest And Best: ARDC’s Alex Bright Sweeps Central PA TQ Student Driver Killed In Wall Stadium Test Session Kevin Ward Remembered Fondly, At Canandaigua, Other Central NY Tracks Fate Of Lancaster (NY) Speedway Up …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Kevin Ward Jr.

Kevin Ward, Jr. was a 20-year old kid with aspirations of being a professional race car driver. He demonstrated considerable prowess over the past couple of years, building a team into a contender, developing his driving skills well. Last Saturday night, Ward came out on the short end of a racing accident at Canandaigua Speedway when he and Tony Stewart …

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