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Winning The National Open Really Was A Dream Come True For Danny Dietrich

Posted by: Todd Heintzelman – October 18, 2016 For some drivers, winning the Williams Grove National Open will always be a dream. But for Danny Dietrich, that dream turned into a reality last Friday night. “Some people only dream of winning this race,” said Dietrich. “I did until tonight. Dreams do come true. This is pretty awesome to be standing …

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“THE KING”, RICHARD PETTY RETURNING TO PPB MOTORSPORTS RACE CAR AND TRADE SHOW FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 30 YEARS

OAKS, PA October 21, 2016 . . . “The King” is returning to the Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show. After a 30 year absence Richard Petty, the winningest driver in the history of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing, will be appearing at the hugely popular Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2017 Race Car and Trade Show Fueled by Sunoco Distributed By …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Danny Dietrich

For eastern 410 Sprint fans who love their Posse, nothing is bigger than the Williams Grove National Open. Though this year’s version was ravaged by weather on its original date, the fans packed the legendary Mechanicsburg oval to see if their hometown heroes could whip the Outlaws. And boy, did they ever! Danny Dietrich’s inspired late race drive by Joey …

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Cliff Krause Signs 2017 Lease To Operate Wall

Posted by: Earl Krause, October 11, 2016 Racers and fans of N.J.’s Wall Stadium Speedway learned the good news this past week that Cliff Krause has signed a one year lease to operate the historic, third-mile banked paved oval for the 2017 season. Cliff and his wife Diane, who handles the track’s day to day operation as General Manager, have …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

The location may have changed for Super DIRT Week 45 but the big winner has not. Stewart Friesen triumphed again this past Sunday, his third straight win in Big Block Dirt Modified’s biggest, richest race and his fifth win in seven years. It’s an incredible record and one that was enhanced this year on a new and therefore neutral track. …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jimmy Phelps

Jimmy Phelps’ win in the Outlaw 200 at Fulton Speedway for Dirt Modifieds is a maker of news for two reasons. First, the win was worth $20,000 which is one of the highest first place payouts of the season. Anytime someone makes that much money, it’s big. Second, the win demonstrated that Phelps is peaking at exactly the right time …

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Oswego’s Super DIRT Week Preparations Are Moving Full Speed Ahead

Posted by: JJ Andrews – September 27, 2016 OSWEGO, NY – Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway is moving forward! A recent press gathering on a beautiful Tuesday morning showed the many many improvements and changes, and even included a ceremonial dumping of dirt on the front straight. As a 20 year fan and competitor at the speedway, it’s dramatic …

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Newsmakers of the Week // Billy Pauch & Stevie Smith

Two great names in dirt tracking arose anew this past weekend and did so when there was big money on the line. Stevie Smith sprinted to the front at Lincoln Speedway to win the rich $20,000 Dirt Classic, making himself a favorite in this coming week’s Williams Grove National Open. Billy Pauch proved again that he is King Of The …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Sheppard

Newsmakers Of The Week have to do something extraordinary. Mere winning isn’t enough. Matt Sheppard, who has been a frequent Newsmaker this summer, had to do something noteworthy – and different. He did. After winning his tenth race of the first 20 on the Super DIRT Series circuit at Brewerton Speedway, Sheppard finished second the next night at Weedsport in …

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Shane Unger Dies From World 100 Heat Race Crash

Posted by: Todd Ridgeway – September 13, 2016 ROSSBURG, OH – Though the 46th running of Eldora’s World 100 will be remembered for 19-year-old Bobby Pierce’s surprise victory, it will also be remembered as a race in which 35-year hometown hero and racer Shane Unger died from injuries suffered in a heat race multi-car accident in turn three. Unger’s car …

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