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Wayne Lesher Named ARDC President

Posted by: Steve Barrick November 4, 2014 TOPTON, PA – Wayne Lesher, a prominent car owner with American Racing Drivers Club, was elected as the 2015-2016 President by the general membership Sunday in Topton, Pa., at the organization’s annual fall General Membership meeting. “It’s no secret that last year wasn’t the greatest for ARDC,” Lesher said to AARN by phone …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Preece

There’s always trepidation when a successful race team splits up, particularly for the driver. The wheelman is the one has to start over, building the team chemistry so vital for long term success. Ryan Preece took a giant step toward doing that Sunday at Caraway (NC) Speedway when he won the asphalt Modified North-South Shootout in his first start for new …

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Racing Stars Ready For Indoor ‘Battle of Trenton’ Dec. 19-20th

TRENTON, NJ – Entries are pouring in from drivers across the racing spectrum for the two-day Trenton Indoor racing program set for the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton on Friday, December 19th and Saturday, December 20th. The Indoor Auto Racing action scheduled for Trenton is promoted by Len Sammons Motorsports Productions. Among the fifty entries received are those of …

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Hirschman’s Owners Go Out As Winners

Posted by: Len Sammons October 28, 2014 After Matt Hirschman drove the J&J Motorsports No. 59 to a $5,000 victory at Mahoning Valley Speedway on Saturday night, twin brothers James and John Gouldey proclaimed it was their final race as car owners. “They’ve been talking about it all year,” said Hirschman. “I still don’t believe it, but if it is …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith

Unbelievable. An astounding upset. A defining moment in a budding career. These are just some of the superlatives laid at the feet of Ryan Smith after his win Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway against the best in the business, the fabled World Of Outlaws. This is the kind of race that tens of thousands will attest to having seen …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Doug Coby

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship is one of the most difficult to achieve in all of auto racing.  It takes a team dedicated to doing whatever it takes to not just in but find a tenth of a second anywhere, at any time.  The transcendent talent is the one that can win championships with two completely different teams.  That’s …

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Mike Erdley Sends Randy Lisi Out On Top

Posted by: (Todd Heintzelman) (10/14/14) After 15 years, Randy Lisi will retire as a sprint car owner at the end of this season. In his second to last race in the No. 11, Mike Erdley drove to victory Saturday night at Port Royal. “It’s sad to see Randy go, but I have to thank him for everything he did for …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

The racing world is running out of superlatives for Stewart Friesen’s on-track exploits. For the third time in his still emerging driving career, ‘Stewy’ drove to win the Super DIRT Week Syracuse Modified 200 Sunday. It’s how he did it that made news. On a notoriously difficult track to pass on, Friesen charted a course on the outside lane for the …

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All Systems Go For Super DIRT Week

SYRACUSE, NY – Extended and intensive preparation on all fronts has characterized the run up to the forty-third running of Super DIRT Week on the New York State Fairgrounds mile. From car builders to sanctioning bodies, months of planning all come together in the perennial spectacle known as Super DIRT Week. TWO STRAIGHT?: Billy Dunn earned the biggest victory of …

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