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RYAN PREECE FILES ENTRY FOR TQ RACES IN ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 8, 2015 . . . The entire equation of the NAPA Know How Racing Weekend inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall changed dramatically this past week with confirmation of the entry of Ryan Preece into the Three Quarter (TQ) Midget field. The two-day race program is set for Friday and Saturday, January 30-31, 2015 and is the …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Aaron Reutzel

A southwestern ASCS 360 Sprint Car driver, a proverbial  big fish in a little pond, rocketed to the top of the collective national Sprint Car awareness by winning the climactic 410 Sprint Car race of Winter Heat in Copopah, Ariz.  Saturday.  The big guns were all there – Steve Kinser, Christopher Bell, Danny Lasoski, Dale Blaney. But in the end,  Aaron …

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AARN Photographers And Writers Pick Up Big EMPA Awards

Posted by: Earl Krause, January 6, 2015 – KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — With the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center serving as the host, a large gathering of members and guests of the Eastern Motorsport Press Association attended the group’s 43rd annual convention last weekend. It was a winning weekend for Area Auto Racing News, as many staff members …

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Excitement Inside AC’s Boardwalk Hall Is A Sure Thing

The odds are definitely stacked in the favor of excitement for the race fan on January 30-31, 2015 inside Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall at the Len Sammons Motorsports Productions (LSRP) NAPA Know How Weekend. With 198 entrants in three classes and four feature races on the agenda, ultimate racing success is stacked high against the driver. But with so many …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Andy Jankowiak

Andy Jankowiak fought the ‘Battle Of Trenton’ in the mid-December Indoor TQ Midget main event and did so with a perfectly driven race. This was a textbook job. Sure Jankowiak went into this battle with an advantage by starting on the pole position. But he had to survive eighteen double file restarts, lapped traffic and some of the hardest chargers in …

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Cicconi Released From Hosptal After TQ Crash In Trenton

TRENTON, NJ – Veteran open cockpit driver Lou Cicconi, Jr., of Lester, Pa., is resting at home as of Monday, December 22 following his release from Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton. Cicconi was injured in a crash in the Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Three Quarter Midget ‘Battle Of Trenton’ feature Saturday, December 20. Cicconi sustained a non-displaced fracture …

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Jankowiak Wins Battle Of Trenton TQ Midget 40 Lap Indoor Race; Gary Hieber Takes Slingshot Feature

TRENTON, NJ December 21, 2014 . . . Buffalo, N.Y. driver Andy Jankowiak started up front and finished there at the end of the 40-lap Battle Of Trenton TQ Midget feature Saturday night in Sun National Bank Center. Jankowiak was challenged by any number of racers who made it as far as second place only to be taken out by …

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Rudolph And Christopher Register TQ Wins On Preliminary Night Twin 20s; Chris Daley Dominates Champ Kart Feature

TRENTON, NJ, December 20, 2014 . . . Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, N.Y., and Ted Christopher of Plainville, Ct., flexed their muscles Friday in the Battle Trenton Three Quarter (TQ) Midget Twin Twenty Lap feature races inside Sun National Bank Center in Trenton. In the companion Champ Kart 20-lap feature, Chris Daley of Pleasant Valley, N.Y., a karting veteran of …

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Champions Honored At CFFC 63rd Banquet

Posted by: Dino Oberto, December 9, 2014 One of the most time-honored traditions in northeast motor racing took place on Saturday evening as the Checkered Flag Fan Club (CFFC) conducted their 63rd Annual Banquet. Held at the Kutztown Fire Company Hall in Kutztown, nearly 250 guests were in attendance for the gala affair that pays tribute to regional track and …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Eric Mauriello

With a high powered field of field of Series and track champions invading Wall Stadium for its annual Turkey Derby last weekend, all eyes were focused on the Tour Type Modified 150-lap main event.  One by one. challengers for the checkered flag came and went, stymied by wrecks, mechanical problems or badly planned race strategy.  Second year Modified driver Eric …

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