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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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Sammy Swindell Dedicated To Helping His Son

Posted by: Len Sammons, September 30, 2014 Since retiring from Sprint Car racing, Sammy Swindell has been attending NASCAR events in which his 25-year old son Kevin is competing. At Dover last weekend, the three time World of Outlaws Sprint Car series driver drew attention in both NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide garages as well as on pit road when …

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Newsmaker of the Week // David Gravel

Williams Grove’s National Open is the biggest Sprint Car race east of Knoxville, Iowa. To win this one is to become enshrined in the hearts of hundreds of thousands of 410 Sprint fans. But on this night, the liver was the organ of ‘enshrinement’ for race winner David Gravel. A controversial bump and run with race leader and fan favorite …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stevie Smith

Stevie Smith had driven thousands of miles on dirt tracks in all four corners of the United States before coming back home to Central Pennsylvania this year. With the grandstands packed at William Grove on Friday night with warm, familiar faces Smith won the feature. But that was just warmup. The next night at Lincoln Speedway, the track on which …

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76er Winner Friesen Keeps Stellar Late Season Going At Grandview

It’s been quite a month for Sprakers, N.Y., driver Stewart Friesen. Earlier this month, Friesen and Jessica Zemken exchanged their vows in front of family and friends. Last weekend, Jessica went out and won the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals while Stewart Friesen was supposed to be competing in Grandview’s 44th Annual Freedom 76. Mother Nature had other ideas so the …

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