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Second Year Hesston Promoters To Offer Special Programing Featuring LMs

Posted by: Steve Barrick – March 7, 2017 With a year of speedway management behind them, Hesston Speedway’s operators Sam Britz of Hollidaysburg Pa., and John Claycom of New Enterprize, Pa., have applied lessons learned from their year as rookie promoters into an innovative schedule for 2017. “This year, all of our races are sanctioned events,” said Britz. a Cettified …

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Schatz’s Success In Florida Appears To Point Towards A Ninth World of Outlaws Title

Posted by: Todd Heintzelman – February 21, 2017 Donny Schatz began his quest for his ninth career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Championship last weekend in Florida. Two wins in three races. Of course, the question is: will Schatz be crowned the champion once again when we get to the World Finals in early November? The easy and …

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Dirt Mod Standout Brandon Grasso To Focus On Asphalt Racing

Posted by: Steve Barrick – February 14, 2017 Sixteen year old Brandon Grosso, who has made his mark over the past two season as a Dirt Sportsman driver, will be switching gears by teaming with Myatt Snider Racing (MSR) for an ambitious 18-race asphalt Late Model assault and with Cunningham Motorsports for a six-race ARCA program. “Brandon will be racing …

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Ryan Flores Claims First Indoor Auto Racing TQ Midget Championship

Posted by: David Fenn – January 31, 2017 Ryan Flores has enjoyed a spectacular winter after winning both TQ Midget features at the Allentown, Pa. event and the Indoor Auto Racing Championship fueled by VP. Flores finished second in the series opener in Trenton, NJ the second week in December. He coupled that with his two wins in Allentown’s PPL …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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