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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Blaney

Winning a NASCAR Cup race is something that’s almost to be expected of the top drivers who have been knocking down the checkered flags for years. That’s why when a first time winner breaks through, it’s big news. At Pocono Raceway last Sunday afternoon, the oldest team in NASCAR, the Wood Brothers, found victory with young Ryan Blaney, Dave’s son, the …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Believes Hulu Support Will Help Turn The Tide On His Cup Career

Posted by: Len Sammons – June 6, 2017 Jeffrey Earnhardt announced the signing of needed sponsorship support from Hulu on Friday prior to racing activities at Dover International Speedway. The sponsorship for the Circle Sport/TMG Chevy No. 33 driven by Jeffrey is the first for Hulu, which recently launched a new, live premium streaming TV service for its subscribers. “All …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Lucas Wolfe

There’s no more talented group of drivers nor collection of top shelf race teams than those who run the Central PA 410 Sprint car circuit. Wins are hard to come by, so when they come in bunches, that’s a big story. Lucas Wolfe started out a ‘career week’ on Monday, May 29 with a rich win at Port Royal in …

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Despite His Young Age, Dillon Steuer Has Victories On Both Asphalt And Dirt

Posted by: Len Sammons – May 30, 2017 Dillon Steuer wasn’t the favorite to win Saturday’s Islip 300 at the Riverhead Raceway, but the 15-year-old entered the race thinking he could. His dad knew he could and so did his car owner Grant Williams. You see, despite his young age Steuer is a proven winner. He won in Slingshots first. …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Dillon Steuer

The biggest Modified race on Long Island in decades was run last Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway. The ‘Islip 300’ was a resurrection of a storied event at the long closed Islip Speedway. This one was 300 grueling laps, with a tire compound wrinkle, and no planned stops. The race itself was tremendous but the winner of it was an …

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Williams Grove Win Eludes Stewart No Longer; Stutts, Taylor Strong At Morgan Cup

Posted by: Todd Heintzelman – May 23, 2017 Shane Stewart has Sprint cars wins across the country, but a win at Williams Grove Speedway had eluded him until now. Stewart’s first career Grove win was a big one, too, as it came in the Morgan Cup last Saturday night worth a total of $17,000, including $12,000 base pay and another …

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Chuck Hossfeld, Jonathan Bouvrette Stripped Of Weekend Victories After Area Auto Racing News Went To Print

Posted by: Len Sammons – May 23, 2017 After post-race tech was completed the NY’s Lancaster National Speedway posted on Tuesday the official results for the Sunoco Sportsman feature from Saturday, May 20, 2017. After a thorough investigation, unofficial winner Chuck Hossfeld has been disqualified for a violation of the shock rules as stated in the LNS rule book. Shawn …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Watt

Ryan Watt is a very good race car driver. He has improved year after year, grown together with a team, owned by Ron Roberts, that was unheralded before Watt started driving for it. No one doubted the credentials of the 2016 Bridgeport Speedway Modified track champion at his home track. And after last Tuesday, the Super DIRT Series competitors won’t …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Robert Ballou

Severe neck and back injuries sustained in a 2016 Sprint Car crash came close to taking Robert Ballou’s life, and even closer to maiming him. Ballou endured months of pain recuperating, harnessed in neck braces. But his focus, from the time he was carried out of Calistoga (CA) Speedway, was to race again. This past weekend, at lightning fast Eldora …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Max Zachem

The last thing that’s expected from a weekly track’s season opener is for someone to come in and upset the regulars. So when Connecticut driver Max Zachem won the Modified opener at the always tough Riverhead Raceway on Long Island, it was a shocker. But there was more. The car Zachem drove, owned by Islander Ken Vogel, was a home …

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