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Newsmaker of the Week // Tim McCreadie

With rare exceptions, race car drivers of today are specialists. It’s not necessarily that they want to be. Rather, the demands that evolving technology places on race teams and drivers forces all but a select few to concentrate fully on one chosen field. That’s why Tim McCreadie’s efforts this past week at Volusia Speedway Park in the DIRT Nationals is so …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Donny Schatz

Acknowledged 410 Sprint Car master Donny Schatz has picked up right where he left off in 2017. In five Sunshine State starts last week, Schatz won four times, two All Star Circuit Of Champions races and two World Of Outlaws features. It’s become a familiar refrain in the 410 Sprint world: get ready on the off-season to take on the mega-winner, …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Josh Richards

In 2017, Josh Richards took the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series by storm. The World Of Outlaws champion stunned the racing world with the career move that included leaving the team he and his father Mark had built. Yet by year’s end, Richards was the dominant driver, winning the Lucas Oil Series championship handily. This past week, in the …

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MEMORIAL SERVICE DETAILS FROM THE KRAUSE FAMILY

A Memorial service for Cliff Krause will be held on Thursday (2-1-2018) at 5 pm at the Holmdel Community United Church of Christ at 40 Main Street in Holmdel, N.J. A buffet dinner of Cliff’s favorite foods to follow. All are invited. Donations can be made to an animal rescue. Homefreeanimalrescue.com or mailed to Home Free Animals 64 White Street …

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Newsmaker of the Week // PPB Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show

Thirty-three years and counting! That’s the story of Len Sammons Motorsports Productions’ Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Show. For over three decades the show has been billed as ‘The Mid-Winter Motorsports Happening’ and for good reason: for one weekend in the dead of winter the Show becomes the crossroads of auto racing! So it was last Friday, Saturday and Sunday as …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Christopher Bell

Christopher Bell demonstrated once again why he’s the hottest commodity in auto racing when he swept to his second straight victory in the most prestigious Midget race in the world, the Chili Bowl. Bell, a native Oklahoman, set up his winning ride in the Saturday main event by winning a preliminary race earlier in the week. Then, in the one …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Scott Kreutter

On an Indoor Auto Racing Series weekend filled with outstanding performances, the winning TQ Midget feature ride authored by Scott Kreutter was exemplary. The western New York driver, whose main career focus is on open wheel 360 Winged Sprint Car racing, has a second passion, racing TQ Midgets indoors. On Saturday night in Allentown, Pa., Kreutter blitzed a quality-laden field of TQ drivers …

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Cliff & Diane Krause Sign Lease To Operate NJ’s Wall Stadium For 2018 and 19

Posted by: Earl Krause – Decemeber 28, 2017 WALL TWP., NJ — Racers and fans of N.J.’s famed Wall Stadium Speedway received a Christmas and New Year’s present on December 28. That’s when track operators Cliff and Diane Krause confirmed that they had signed a new lease, that day, to operate the historic, third-mile high-banked paved oval for the 2018 …

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Newsmaker of the Week // East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals

The East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals held inside the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J. was a first time event for Len Sammons Motorsports Productions and the Indoor Auto Racing Series. The idea of running an indoor race on a dirt track, as logistically daunting as it was, proved to be one of the most artistically successful races of the year. …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jimmy Blewett

AREA AUTO RACING NEWS NEWSMAKER FOR THE WEEK OF TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017 At last weekend’s Turkey Derby XLIV, 2017 track champion Jimmy Blewett entered no less than five of the races including the two majors. By the end of the weekend, Blewett had swept to victory in the 150-lap Tour Modified race, the 100-lap Wall Modified feature and the …

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