From the Paper

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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MEMORIAL SERVICE DETAILS FROM THE KRAUSE FAMILY

A Memorial service for Cliff Krause will be held on Thursday (2-1-2018) at 5 pm at the Holmdel Community United Church of Christ at 40 Main Street in Holmdel, N.J. A buffet dinner of Cliff’s favorite foods to follow. All are invited. Donations can be made to an animal rescue. Homefreeanimalrescue.com or mailed to Home Free Animals 64 White Street …

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Cliff & Diane Krause Sign Lease To Operate NJ’s Wall Stadium For 2018 and 19

Posted by: Earl Krause – Decemeber 28, 2017 WALL TWP., NJ — Racers and fans of N.J.’s famed Wall Stadium Speedway received a Christmas and New Year’s present on December 28. That’s when track operators Cliff and Diane Krause confirmed that they had signed a new lease, that day, to operate the historic, third-mile high-banked paved oval for the 2018 …

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Ninth Year At Woodhull’s Helm, Owner Ted White Has A Good Thing Going

Posted by: (Author Name) (Date) Though Woodhull (NY) Raceway’s owner and promoter Ted White likes to keep a low profile, those who need to find him know where he is: ‘right down there outside turn four with some of the track crew’. White has been in charge of Woodhull for nine years now and he’s a hands-on operator who addresses …

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Brett Hearn’s Incredible March To 900 Career Feature Event Wins

Posted by: John Snyder – August 8, 2017 This story of desire, determination and dedication, plus preparation and perseverance began in 1975 when teenage Brett Hearn first strapped into a Sportsman division race car at Middletown, New York’s Orange County Fair Speedway. Success was not immediate; that would wait until June 15, 1976, again at Orange County, and his first …

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Bonsignore Races To A Disappointing Fifth After Burying His Grandfather Earlier In The Day

Posted by: Len Sammons – June 27, 2017 Justin Bonsignore was hoping to win Saturday’s NASCAR Modified Tour 200 at Riverhead Raceway and dedicate the victory to his 88-year-old grandfather who was buried earlier in the day. Driving with a heavy heart after having attended his grandfather’s funeral, he was running third when a yellow was thrown with five laps …

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AARN’s Lenny H. Sammons To Receive Dirt Mod Hall Of Fame Media Award

Posted by: Buffy Swanson – June 20, 2017 What started out as a four-page lithographed rundown of local auto racing has become the last bastion of weekly motorsports print coverage on the market. The man at the helm, Area Auto Racing News publisher and journalist Lenny H. Sammons, will receive the Andrew S. Fusco Award for Media Excellence at the …

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