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Tyler Dippel Injured In Freak Trailer Door Accident

Posted by: Len Sammons, May 12, 2015 TRENTON, NJ - Outstanding young driver Tyler Dippel of Watkill, N.Y., and a loyal crew member were lucky to be alive after a freak accident prior to the start of Saturday night’s racing at N.Y.’s Lebanon Valley Speedway. Dippel, 15, and Roddy Watts, 16, were standing behind the team’s trailer in the pit area …

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Taylor Proposes To Ms. Motorsports ‘13 After Feature Finish

Posted by: Len Sammons, May 5, 2015 PORT ROYAL, PA – Ryan Taylor proposed to Ms. Motorsports 2013 Katie Todorow on Saturday night after he finished fifth in the 410 Sprint Car feature at the Port Royal Speedway. She said “yes” and was rewarded with a very special diamond engagement ring. Taylor was happy with his finish, but was hoping …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Chuck Hossfeld

Tested tough asphalt Modified veteran Chuck Hossfeld is used to winning big races and championships. Once a ‘young gun’ who raced all over the Northeast, Hossfeld has settled into a more predictible pattern – that of racing for the RoC championship and winning the high profile, rich races along the way. Hossfeld got his northeastern season off to the best …

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Stewart Travels From Richmond To Attend ASCoC Races

Posted by: Tom Iaeger, April 28, 2015 With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race being held at Richmond, VA this weekend, Tony Stewart was able to make a surprise visit to Williams Grove on Friday, April 24. When Saturday’s Cup was rained out, he then flew to Port Royal, Pa. for Saturday’s second half of the All Star Circuit of …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Cody Darrah

The sport of racing is a swinging pendulum, from the highest of highs and the lowest of lows, often within days of one another. Pennsylvanian Cody Darrah’s first pinnacle came when he earned the ride in Kasey Kahne’s World Of Outlaws team. He savored life on the road at Sprint Car racing’s highest level for several years. Then, the axe …

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Ryan Watt’s Awesome Weekend Ends With Fan Entertaining Fourth Place

Posted by: Len Sammons, April 21, 2015 Ryan Watt didn’t win Sunday’s 40-lap Short Track Super Series feature event at Bridgeport Speedway, but to the fans in the grandstands he was the star of the show. Rick Laubach won the $5,000 plus South Jersey Shootout, the first ever event of the STSS South Series, from the pole position while leading …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jackie Brown, Jr.

For Jackie Brown, Jr., Thanksgiving dinner came four and a half months late. That’s because the delayed ‘Gobbler’ at Accord Speedway was finally completed last Tuesday night. For Brown, it was well worth the fast. By the time the lap money, purse, and other cash incentives were tallied Brown earned over $7,800 for his efforts. Brown’s win was the richest …

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Hoosiers Are $40 Cheaper, Yet Low-Dollar Teams Have Higher Tire Bills

Posted by: Len Sammons, April 14, 2015 THOMPSON, CT – Hoosier Tires are now $40 cheaper for competitors on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. The same tire that sold for $190 last year is now being offered, before taxes, for $150. Hoosier’s contract with NASCAR was up at the end of last season. They got a scare when competitor American …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Doug Coby

Domination. That’s what driver Doug Coby asserted over the field of NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series competitors in Sunday’s Icebreaker, the opener of the 2015 Tour season at Thompson (CT) Motorsports Park. Demoralized. That’s the feeling rivals must have had when they left Thompson after Coby started up front and stayed there, save for a few laps when desperate pit strategies …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Smith

‘Ryan’s World’. That’s what a trio of like named Newsmakers turned the racing fraternity into this past weekend with fourhigh profile wins in three states. The first ‘Ryan’ is Pennsylvanian Smith, who shocked the 410 Sprint community with a win Saturday at Attica (OH) Raceway in the first points race for Tony Stewart’s All Star Sprint Series. For Smith, it …

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