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Newsmaker of the Week // Chuck Hossfeld

In asphalt Modified racing circles, there is no race more prized than the Race Of Champions. This year’s race, the 64th running at Oswego (NY) Speedway, was a hard-nosed affair and its winner, Chuck Hossfeld, rose to the occasion. Less than half the field finished the grueling 200 lap distance and many of the finishers were battle weary drivers steering banged …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart and Jessica Zemken Friesen

Wed on Thursday, win on Saturday. That was the story for short track racing’s ‘power couple’ Stewart and Jessica Zemken Friesen at Utica Rome (NY) Speedway after the ‘just married’ husband and wife finished first and second in the rich Cole Cup for 360 Sprint Cars. Stewart led all the way but Jessica was the showstopper, passing Steve Poirier off …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Otto Sitterly

Oswego Speedway’s Supermodified division is unique in all of auto racing. The wingless Supers race all year at the historic track in preparation for the Oswego Classic, a race that has withstood the test of time and adds to its legacy annually This year Otto Sitterly won the race for the fourth time in the past six runnings. On a …

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Newsmakers of the Week // Ryan Smith & Tommy Barrett Jr.

It takes time to get to the top. This past week, two drivers who have won plenty of races at lower echelons were on top of the racing ladder after inspired drives. Tommy Barrett, Jr. of Millis, Mass., is a rookie in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series. He brushed aside earlier season woes with a spectacular drive at Bristol …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Brett Hearn

Brett Hearn’s storied racing career has had many peaks and very few valleys. It takes a special confluence of events for Hearn to truly stand out, to actually make news. And so it was this past week. First, Hearn won Lebanon Valley Speedway’s richest event, the $17,500-to-win Mr. DIRT Title Race. It was an event Hearn won for the eleventh …

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21 Year-Old Driving School Student Loses Life In TQ At Wall, Night Races Cancelled

<p class=”post-meta” style=”color: #aaaaaa;”>Posted by: Earl Krause August 19, 2014</p> What began as an enjoyable day at the Green Flag Driving Experience at Wall Stadium turned into tragedy in the early afternoon on Saturday. Participant Amanda Gambacorto, age 21, was fatally injured when the TQ-Midget she was driving hit the second turn guard rail on the third-mile, banked paved oval. The …

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