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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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Newsmaker of the Week // Kevin Ward Jr.

Kevin Ward, Jr. was a 20-year old kid with aspirations of being a professional race car driver. He demonstrated considerable prowess over the past couple of years, building a team into a contender, developing his driving skills well. Last Saturday night, Ward came out on the short end of a racing accident at Canandaigua Speedway when he and Tony Stewart …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Danny Johnson

Earning high dollar wins in high profile races last week, two virtuoso drivers were the classes of their fields in a pair of events as dfferent as night and day. On Wednesday, Danny Johnson dominated the Super DIRTcar Series race at the three-eighths mile dirt Albany-Saratoga (NY) oval by setting a blistering pace that blistered tires. Not his tires, but …

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This Week in AARN // July 29, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Stafford’s SK 5k Win Worth $5,000 For Rowan Pennink Crazy Eights For Danny Creeden; Wins BD Super Series Race At I-88 Seekonk Open Wheel Wednesday Mod Win For Tommy Barrett Is Worth Ten Grand End Of An Era: Flemington Speedway Promoter Paul Kuhl Passes Hy-Miler Nationals ISMA Supermodified Race Goes To Lou Cicconi, Jr. New Renegade Sprint Car Group Aims …

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