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Fresh from a big USAC win in Fort Wayne, Russ Gamester is ready for the Ironton Telephone Allentown Indoor Race Jan. 2

ALLENTOWN, PA December 29, 2016 . . . When the eighty TQ (Three Quarter) Midget drivers take to the specially constructed indoor race track inside the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa., this Saturday, January 2, 2016, one veteran driver, fifty year old Russ Gamester of Peru, Ind., will have an advantage. Gamester won an indoor race last Saturday night in Fort Wayne, …

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VAHLCO POSTS $10,000 PERFORMANCE AWARD FOR INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES

ALLENTOWN, PA – The stakes just got higher on the Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels. If one driver can win all three of the 2016 Saturday night TQ Midget feature events his team will receive a $10,000 bonus thanks to a sponsorship effort announced today with Vahlco Racing Wheels! Vahlco Racing Wheels, a heavy hitter in …

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AARN Photographer Ralph Corwin of Bloomingburg, NY has passed away

AARN has learned this morning that long-time (40+ years) AARN Photographer Ralph Corwin of Bloomingburg, NY has passed away. Ralph had been a long time photographer at Orange County Fair Speedway and attended the Indianapolis Motor Speedway 500 yearly. Ralph will be missed and our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. Ralph’s service information will be posted …

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP RISING STAR KYLE LARSON SET TO BE PART OF MOTORSPORTS 2016

OAKS, PA December 15, 2015 . . . One of NASCAR’s rising young stars is planning to be part of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2016 Fueled By Sunoco Race Fuels and Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car and Trade Show. Kyle Larson, who almost earned his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory at Homestead, Florida in the final race …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Pete Demitraszek

AREA AUTO RACING NEWS NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK FOR DECEMBER 15, 2015 Except for folks who have been recent attendees at Glen Ridge (NY) Motorsports Park, the name Peter Demitraszek may be wholly unfamiliar. That’t about to change. Against some heavy hitters an against some long odds, Demitraszek emerged as the man chosen by the Fonda (NY) Speedway Fair Board to run …

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Williams Grove To Host USAC Silver Crown Race Friday June 10

Posted by: Steve Barrick – December 8, 2015 TRENTON, NJ – Continuing a late autumn trend that has seen aggressive scheduling by many race tracks, Williams Grove Speedway announced this past week that it will host a USAC Silver Crown race next year. The date Williams Grove has chosen is Friday, June 10. The race will be a 100-lap feature, …

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Newsmaker of the Week // The “Gobbler”

AREA AUTO RACING NEWS NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK FOR DECEMBER 8, 2015  The notion of racing in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains of New York in late November seems preposterous. And the idea of running the first week in December after an unfortunate rainout is, well, a little crazy.  So much for conventional wisdom!  Last Saturday, Accord Speedway and ‘Gobbler’ …

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World Of Outlaw Sprint Car Rule Changes Eye Improved Racing, Safety

Posted by: Len Sammons – December 1, 2015 Rule changes announced to World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car competitors for 2016 and 2017 have been released in the view of improved racing and safety. Rules of the nation’s premier circuit are often considered the standard for 410 Sprint Car racing in other series and in weekly racing as well. A …

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Newsmakers of the Week // Matt Sheppard, Al Heinke, Stewart Friesen, Jimmy Horton and Halmar International

AREA AUTO RACING NEWS NEWSMAKERS FOR THE  OF DECEMBER 1, 2015 Edition  Who could have ever imagined that 2015 Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard and his car owner Al Heinke could have parted ways less than a month after being lauded for their collective achievements?  And who could have ever imagined Stewart Friesen and Jimmy Horton racing at Orange …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Kyle Busch

Area Auto Racing News Newsmaker of the Week for November 24, 2015 Edition  When the chips were down, Kyle Busch got up.  Often criticized for his brashness as he battled his way into the front lines of NASCAR racing, Busch became a sympathetic figure in February when he broke a leg and an ankle in a Daytona Xfinity crash.  From that …

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