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BREAKING NEWS – NASCAR to Announce a New Broadcast Deal Today With Flo Racing

NASCAR to Announce a New Broadcast Deal Today With Flo Racing     By KEVIN RICE     At this crucial time for the future of both NASCAR Weekly and Touring Series venues and events, NASCAR has finalized a deal with Flo Racing to bring an increased number of broadcasts, and financial support to both the tracks and the competitors for the 2022 auto …

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New York Tracks – Good To Race…. Without Spectators

This article appears in this week’s Area Auto Racing News by Len Sammons. – Are Speedways In New York State “Race Tracks” Or Entertainment Facilities- Has N.Y. Governor Cuomo Given Permission To Race Cars Or Just Horses? Today on Tuesday, June 2 after the paper had been published, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, clarified this very question with Executive Order …

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COVID-19 Hits Home: AARN Editor Len Sammons, Mother Maude Fighting Back From Coronavirus Infection

The coronavirus is real. We have all seen it on the news, listened to the daily press briefings, debated whether or not it was time to start reopening the economy, and even asked ourselves… do we know anyone who actually has the virus? The Sammons family and the staff of Area Auto Racing News found out that the virus is …

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AUTOMATIC RENEWAL – Now Available!

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Coronavirus LIVE UPDATES

CLICK ON “BREAKING NEWS” ON FRONT PAGE OF AARN.COM FOR LIST OF POSTPONEMENTS LIVE UPDATES: Updated 4-30-2020 –   ~ Selinsgrove Speedway ~ A New Identity In Twenty-Twenty Selinsgrove Speedway To Open May 9 Without Fans Live Pay Per View, Non-Social 410 Sprint Car Race Scheduled Selinsgrove, Pa – In an effort to provide and promote a forum for local auto racing during …

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Tragedy In Turn Three: The Passing Of Another Of Racing’s Greats Jason Johnson

Posted by: Arynne Moody – June, 26, 2018 There is a quote that says, “it’s not tragic to die doing something you love” (Mark Foo). I’m not sure that the author had Sprint Car racing in mind when he said that. Mark Foo was a professional surfer from Singapore. Though it seems he would have nothing in common with a …

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Chris Windom Hopes For An Indianapolis Start Ends With A Crash

Posted by: Shawn Wood – May 22, 2018 It began in November with a simple Tweet. Seven months later, Chris Windom, of Canton, Ill., a multi-time USAC champion, was hoping to have chance to live out a childhood dream of racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, He was planning to race on Friday in the Freedom Light 100 for the …

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Hall Of Fame Driver, Race Car Innovator Maynard Troyer Passes At Age 79

Posted by: Area Auto Racing News Staff Report – May 15, 2018 SPENCERPORT, NY – Maynard Troyer, the man who put Spencerport, N.Y. on the map with scores of high – Asphalt Modified Driving Super Star, Chassis Builder Dead At Age 79 – Hall Of Fame Driver, Race Car Innovator Maynard Troyer Passesprofile asphalt Modified victories and track championships; and …

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Driver Brett Wanner Doesn’t Let Hearing Impairment Affect Racing Or Life

Posted by: Ayrnne Moody – April 24, 2018 To some, one of the best parts of Sprint Car racing is the noise; the loud rumble of a 900 horsepower engine as it soars down the straightaways. None of that matters to Shoemakersville, PA’s Brett Wanner. Wanner was born deaf; both parents, also deaf. But Wanner’s father, Dale, setthe tone early …

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The Bridgeport Three-Eighths Mile Is Open For Business

Posted by: Deb Smith – April 24, 2018 The Design for Vision/Sunglass Central 3/8th mile track at the Bridgeport Speedway took center stage Sunday, April 22, 2018 as three divisions of racing took to the new surface for the first official event. Bridgeport’s Brian Ramey welcomed the fans to the Grand Opening and thanked them for their support. “Bridgeport is …

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