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Newsmaker of the Week // Jimmy Horton

When one of the great ones gets his first win after an extended period of time, that’s a feel good racing story. Jimmy Horton’s Modified win at Orange County Fair Speedway was an occasion positively awash with excitement. For one thing, Horton hadn’t won a race at Middletown in twenty years. More importantly, Horton’s personal annual win streak of 44 …

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Sammy Swindell Is Fast & Dramatic In Winged Pavement Midget Debut

Posted by: Mark McKeon – August 23, 2016 Disproving the adage about old dogs and new tricks, 60 year old dirt track icon Sammy Swindell looked right at home behind the wheel of the Bertrand Motorsports Esslinger powered Lindblad/Drinan at Star Speedway on Saturday night. In addition to being Swindell’s first race in New Hampshire, it was his first in …

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NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK // STEVE KINSER

Fans of 410 Sprint racing who took in the All Star Circuit Of Champions races at Grandview (PA)  Speedway and Lebanon Valley (NY) Speedway saw the first and only races in the Northeast that Steve Kinser is likely to drive in this season and likely the last two races of his career. The Sprint Car Legend, in a class by himself, …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jason Johnson

One of the greatest Sprint Car races ever run. An Instant Classic. That’s what the 2016 Knoxville Nationals Saturday night A-Main is being referred to after invincible Donny Schatz was passed for the lead – as in passed – by Jason Johnson. When Johnson took the checkered flag, the packed grandstand went berserk. Johnson himself was emotional mix of humility, …

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Short Track Super Series Postponed To Wednesday 7:00PM

(WOODHULL) – Mother Nature may have fooled race officials and fans on Saturday night, but she won’t get the chance to fool Woodhull Raceway for a second time in three days. Woodhull Raceway owner/promoter Ted White and Short Track Super Series promoter Brett Deyo have been forced to postpone ‘Hustlin’ The High Banks 52′ to the rain date of Wednesday …

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Auto Racing Mourns The Death Of Driver Bryan Clauson

Posted by: Steve Barrick – August 9, 2016 Bryan Clauson, the 27 year old racer from of the Indianapolis suburb Noblesville, who captured the attention of the nation by embarking on his “Circular Insanity Tour,” died from injuries sustained in a crash while leading the USAC Belleville Midget Nationals in Kansas on Saturday night. Clauson had been severely injured in …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Bryan Clauson

The racing world awoke Sunday morning shocked and saddened by the news that popular Bryan Clauson has been severely injured in a crash at the Belleville Midget Nationals in Kansas. Perhaps, many reasoned, he would grit his teeth, pull through, and come back better than ever. But the Monday morning reports of the death of Bryan Clauson cast a pall …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Freddie Rahmer, Jr.

From wrecked race car to feature win. That was path traveled by second generation 410 Sprint Car driver Freddie Rahmer, Jr., who wadded up a car Tuesday night at Grandview, then, three nights later, won on one of 410 Sprint Car racing’s most legendary stages, Williams Grove Speedway. It’s hard to imagine what must have been going through young Rahmer’s …

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Fuller Knew Win Wasn’t Official Until The Green Light Came On

Posted by: Len Sammons – July 26, 2016 Tim Fuller didn’t celebrate Tuesday’s Super DIRTcar Series Modified victory at Eldora Speedway when the checkered flag fell. It was a green light that made him smile. When the late night race ended just before 1 a.m., the driver from Watertown, N.Y., wasn’t secure that the $6,000 first place prize was his …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Lance Dewease

Williams Grove’s Summer Nationals World Of Outlaws 410 Sprint Car race is a very big deal. It pays $25,000 to win. It brings out the best in the region’s Sprint car teams. It’s a race they all want to win, to beat the World Of Outlaws at their own game. Lance Dewease, Don Kreitz, Jr., and Davey Brown won it …

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