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Newsmaker of the Week // Erick Rudolph

For the sixth time in his career. Erick Rudolph has won a Len Sammons Motorsports Productions (LSMP) TQ Midget feature. In this instance, Rudolph worked on a car that was only ninth fastest in time trials, turning it into a powerhouse that ran the fastest lap of the weekend in final pre-feature practice. In the feature, Rudolph was gone, quickly …

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Bridgeport To Open Third Dirt Oval – New 3/8-Mile Between Big 5/8 And Inner 1/4 Mile

Posted by: Len Sammons – December 6, 2016 During the 2017 racing season, N.J.’s Bridgeport Speedway management will be able to offer auto racing on three differently sized dirt ovals. Ongoing work to build a new 3/8-mile track between the current outside, long-established 5/8-mile and the inner 1/4-mile ovals, is expected to be completed at some point next racing season. …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Anthony Perrego

When a racer loses not one, but two, rides at the eleventh hour, panic is the most common reaction. Anthony Perrego did not panic. He immediately found Small Block and Big Block Block rides for Orange County’s Eastern States Weekend, finishing third and second respectively. Brian Smith, Perrego’s new Small Block car owner, put him in his car again for …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Hirschman

Matt Hirschman’s penchant for winning big races in often difficult situations was evidenced this past Saturday at Wall (NJ) Stadium when the Northampton. PA., ace won back to back Tour Modified and Wall SK Modified races. Hirschman’s twin victories came by mastering two completely different sets of evolving race circumstances. In the first race, he was a runaway leader who chose just …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson raced to his seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup championship Sunday in a finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday that saw his three main rivals self-destruct. Johnson got stronger as the race turned in his favor and won going away. The Chase Format has made winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup crown very difficult, as Johnson’s three rivals, Carl Edwards, Joey Logano …

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Doctor Takes Watt’s Winning Poker Card On Final Lap

Posted by: Len Sammons – November 15, 2016 In most races, Danny Johnson’s last lap pass of Ryan Watt for sixth place at Bridgeport Speedway’s would have meant a couple hundred dollars. But on Saturday, the pass cost Watt the card he needed to win the track’s annual Poker Series. Before taking the green flag from the 12th position in …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Duane Howard

When a driver loses his ride in mid-season, it’s a major disappointment. So it was this summer with Modified favorite Duane Howard, within a month’s time, changed race tracks, then broke up with his car owner. He wasn’t out of a car for long. Norm Hansell picked up Howard and the pair clicked. Saturday night at Bridgeport Speedway it all …

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Ryan Flores Will Seek Indoor Championship Starting With Battle Of Trenton Dec. 9-10

Posted by: Steve Barrick – November 10, 2016 TRENTON, NJ – Ryan Flores figures he has a score to settle. A contender for victory in each of the past three years, Flores missed a shot at the 2015-2016 Len Sammons Motorsports Productions (LSMP) Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels championship because he was unable to race in …

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Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series Replaces Shuttered TSRS For 305 Racers

Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series Replaces Shuttered TSRS For 305 Racers Posted by: Earl Krause – November 15, 2016 The Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series (MASS) was officially organized on Sunday at a special gathering of 305 Sprint Car drivers in Allentown, N.J. MASS is replacing the Tri-State Racesaver Series (TSRS) which was recently shuttered by its organizer Joe Grandinetti. Among the success stories …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jacob Allen

After a few years of chasing the checkered in the rugged arena of 410 Sprint racing, Jacob Allen finally did it. Son of the legendary Bobby Allen, Jacob and his uncle, Logan Schuchart, have been running on the World Of Outlaws circuit for the past several years. They have had good times and difficult ones. Both have persevered. Sunday at Susquehanna …

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