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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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Newsmaker of the Week // Oswego Speedway

Oswego Speedway in upstate New York was built 65 years ago. Unlike most such tracks, it has stood the test of time. It’s unique Supermodified class gives the track a reputation for lightning fast speeds. Its International Classic, first run in 1957, is one of the nation’s premier races. Its embracing of Asphalt Modifieds has been a long standing tradition. …

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NAPA Super DIRT Week Moves to Oswego Speedway in 2016 – More details in next weeks AARN!

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – July 14, 2016 – NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, Oct. 5-9, will move to the historic Oswego Speedway in 2016. Oswego, a historic paved, 5/8 mile track 35 miles north of Syracuse, will be covered with dirt for the first time since 1952 to accommodate the Napa 300 and all of the week’s events and festivities. …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

Stewart Friesen has made news before in weekly racing circles and for that reason, his personal accomplishments have to be truly grand in order to qualify as a Newsmaker. It’s a higher standard. But with consecutive mid-week wins at Accord, Albany-Saratoga and Mohawk, Friesen hit new heights. That’s three totally different tracks, two wholly different sanctioning bodies, and a unique …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Danny Dietrich

Among any group of athletes are the clutch performers, those who rise to the occasion when the stakes are the highest and the odds the longest. The Annual Pennsylvania Speedweek showcased dozens of good, competent drivers, winners all, each capable of taking down the most coveted race wins and the prestigious Speedweek championship. Danny Dietrich was the the Clutch Performer …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Scott Bloomquist

What a week it was for Scott Bloomquist! First. he received news from World Racing Group that his Eldora Dream victory was being questioned for post-race tire irregularities. The penalties, if upheld, will be extraordinarily expensive. Displaying the steely resolve, that is his trademark, Bloomquist, who is no stranger to beating back the potential adversity of such situations, proceeded to …

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Troy Betts Walks Away From Scary Alcohol Fire Thanks To Proper Safety Equipment

Posted by: Len Sammons – June 21, 2016 Troy Betts avoided serious burns and injury on Tuesday night at New Egypt Speedway by wearing the proper safety equipment and not panicking. Despite a serious alcohol fire in the cockpit of his No. 22 URC Sprint Car, Betts walked away with only a blister on his right foot and a few …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Billy Pauch, Jr

Billy Pauch. Jr. never expected to fully emerge from his father’s shadow. But that’s not to say that ‘The Kid’s Kid’ is any less passionate about his racing. He long go shrugged off the inevitable comparisons with his famous father and cut his own niche in the sport. Pauch, Jr. as become a good, solid wheelman in his own right. …

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