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Stefanie Palmai Writes History With B’port 305 Sprint Win

Posted by: Deb Smith, June 9, 2015 It was a personal accomplishment for sure but Stefanie Palmai wrote her own page in the history books when she picked up the win in the twenty lap Hilborn Injection Tri State Race Saver 305 Sprint Car feature event at the Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday night. While there have been several races won …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Robert Ballou

The 2015 edition of the USAC Eastern Storm was dominated by one man Robert Ballou. Always competitive, somewhat underfunded, undeniably talented, Ballou had been his share of races on the USAC Naional Sprint Car circuit. But nothing like what happened this past week. First, he swept to victory on the oddly shaped four-tenths mile New Egypt Speedway. Two days later, he …

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Zachem’s 33rd To 4th NWMT Speedbowl Drive Turns Heads On Saturday

Posted by: Steve Barrick, June 2, 2015 (Date) When the checkered flag fell after 161 grueling laps at New London Waterford Speedbowl in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series race, Preston. Ct. driver Max Zachem was in the post-race technical inspection line. ‘That’s kind of when it hit me,” Zachem, 22 said. “Here I am, in the tech area with …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Andy Bachetti

The pride of Sheffield, Massachusetts, Andy Bachetti has been among the most competitiive Big Blcok and Small Block Modified drivers on the region’s dirt tracks since he started racing.  He is a threat wherever he races and whenever he is in the field.  This past weekend, he authored an unusual ‘double’ Bachetti got started by winning on the three eighths …

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Modified Driver Jerry Cook To Join Richie Evans In NASCAR Hall Of Fame

Posted by: Kevin Rice, May 26, 2015 CONCORD, NC – Last Wednesday, Jerry Cook was announced as one of the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016, and on Sunday he was at Charlotte Motor Speedway to talk about his career. and how thrilled he is to have been one of five selected. The six-time NASCAR Modified Champion has meant …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Glenn Donnelly

The dirt track racing world wobbled on it axis when the stunning announcement was made that troubled Rolling Wheels Raceway would be taken over by DIRT founder Glenn Donnelly. Since Donnelly sold the DIRT organization he carefully crafted, he has not promoted a single race and until recently, he kept a low profile. That changed recently when Donnelly announced plans …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Greg Hodnett

What does it take to make news on the World Of Outlaws circuit? Beat Donny Schatz, that’s what. And that’s what PA Posse favorite Greg Hodnett did, at Lincoln Speedway last Wednesday, making the hugely partisan Keystone awash in excitement. But Hodnett wasn’t done. At Williams Grove two days later, Hodnett raced Schatz on even terms for the entire race, settling …

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LSMP Announces Indoor Racing Event in Allentown, PA’s PPL Center

Trenton, NJ, May 18, 2015 The roar of engines will take over the new PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania on Saturday, January 2, 2016 when the first annual Allentown Indoor Auto Race will be held. The event, promoted by Len Sammons Motorsports Productions (LSMP), will be part of a three race indoor series that includes the wildly popular annual event …

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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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