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Newsmaker of the Week // November 1, 2016

Eleven months ago, Matt Sheppard’s future as a top Dirt Modified driver was very much in doubt. He and the highly touted HBR team had parted ways and Sheppard was adrift. That was then. Since the split, Sheppard went to work with some of his racing friends and built a team from scratch. He won almost immediately and has never …

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Dutch Hoag Best Ever In RoC Events; Win On Saturday At Oswego Will Move Matt Hirschman or Chuck Hossfeld Towards Top

Posted: October 25, 2016 The 66th running of the prestigious Race Of Champions transpires this Saturday at Oswego Speedway and when it does, couple of heavyweights in RoC contemporary history, Chuck Hossfeld and Matt Hirschman will be among the favorites. Over the previous 65 years of RoC action, Hossfeld and Hirschman are the top ranking active drivers in a list …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

Just when one thought that Stewart Friesen was out of ways to win high profile races, he came through yet again Sunday at Orange County Fair Speedway, winning the Eastern States 200 and $35,000. On the heels of winning the Super DIRT Week biggie two weeks ago in upstate Oswego, N.Y., this time it was Middletown that Friesen conquered with …

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Winning The National Open Really Was A Dream Come True For Danny Dietrich

Posted by: Todd Heintzelman – October 18, 2016 For some drivers, winning the Williams Grove National Open will always be a dream. But for Danny Dietrich, that dream turned into a reality last Friday night. “Some people only dream of winning this race,” said Dietrich. “I did until tonight. Dreams do come true. This is pretty awesome to be standing …

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“THE KING”, RICHARD PETTY RETURNING TO PPB MOTORSPORTS RACE CAR AND TRADE SHOW FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 30 YEARS

OAKS, PA October 21, 2016 . . . “The King” is returning to the Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show. After a 30 year absence Richard Petty, the winningest driver in the history of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing, will be appearing at the hugely popular Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2017 Race Car and Trade Show Fueled by Sunoco Distributed By …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Danny Dietrich

For eastern 410 Sprint fans who love their Posse, nothing is bigger than the Williams Grove National Open. Though this year’s version was ravaged by weather on its original date, the fans packed the legendary Mechanicsburg oval to see if their hometown heroes could whip the Outlaws. And boy, did they ever! Danny Dietrich’s inspired late race drive by Joey …

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Cliff Krause Signs 2017 Lease To Operate Wall

Posted by: Earl Krause, October 11, 2016 Racers and fans of N.J.’s Wall Stadium Speedway learned the good news this past week that Cliff Krause has signed a one year lease to operate the historic, third-mile banked paved oval for the 2017 season. Cliff and his wife Diane, who handles the track’s day to day operation as General Manager, have …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

The location may have changed for Super DIRT Week 45 but the big winner has not. Stewart Friesen triumphed again this past Sunday, his third straight win in Big Block Dirt Modified’s biggest, richest race and his fifth win in seven years. It’s an incredible record and one that was enhanced this year on a new and therefore neutral track. …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jimmy Phelps

Jimmy Phelps’ win in the Outlaw 200 at Fulton Speedway for Dirt Modifieds is a maker of news for two reasons. First, the win was worth $20,000 which is one of the highest first place payouts of the season. Anytime someone makes that much money, it’s big. Second, the win demonstrated that Phelps is peaking at exactly the right time …

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Oswego’s Super DIRT Week Preparations Are Moving Full Speed Ahead

Posted by: JJ Andrews – September 27, 2016 OSWEGO, NY – Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway is moving forward! A recent press gathering on a beautiful Tuesday morning showed the many many improvements and changes, and even included a ceremonial dumping of dirt on the front straight. As a 20 year fan and competitor at the speedway, it’s dramatic …

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