From the Paper

Gobrecht’s Labor Of Love Is Consummated With Spectacular Opener

Posted by: Steve Barrick – March 29, 2016 NEWBERRYTOWN, PA – “This is just the beginning.” That is Scott Gobrecht’s promise to the fans, drivers and car owners who turned out to inaugurate The Gobrecht Era in Susquehanna Speedway history Saturday. Very little was left to chance on this night. Staffers were outfitted in bright red Susquehanna Speedway shirts. The …

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Neal Williams Returns To Site Of Biggest Triumph With Confidence To Win

Posted by: Len Sammons – February 16, 2016 When Neal Williams won the DIRTcar Nationals big-block Modified finale on Saturday night a year ago at Volusia Speedway Park he shocked everyone including himself. A victory on any four of the nights this week at the Nationals won’t come as a surprise to as many people, especially the driver from Pittsgrove, …

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AARN Photographer Ralph Corwin of Bloomingburg, NY has passed away

AARN has learned this morning that long-time (40+ years) AARN Photographer Ralph Corwin of Bloomingburg, NY has passed away. Ralph had been a long time photographer at Orange County Fair Speedway and attended the Indianapolis Motor Speedway 500 yearly. Ralph will be missed and our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. Ralph’s service information will be posted …

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Williams Grove To Host USAC Silver Crown Race Friday June 10

Posted by: Steve Barrick – December 8, 2015 TRENTON, NJ – Continuing a late autumn trend that has seen aggressive scheduling by many race tracks, Williams Grove Speedway announced this past week that it will host a USAC Silver Crown race next year. The date Williams Grove has chosen is Friday, June 10. The race will be a 100-lap feature, …

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World Of Outlaw Sprint Car Rule Changes Eye Improved Racing, Safety

Posted by: Len Sammons – December 1, 2015 Rule changes announced to World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car competitors for 2016 and 2017 have been released in the view of improved racing and safety. Rules of the nation’s premier circuit are often considered the standard for 410 Sprint Car racing in other series and in weekly racing as well. A …

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Todd Fisher’s Quiet Exit From Susquehanna

Posted by: Len Sammons – November 17, 2015 Saturday’s sixth annual Final Showdown at Susquehanna Speedway Park was the swan song for Todd and Rhonda Fisher as track operators. After purchasing the speedway in Newberrytown, Pa., 12 years ago, they recently sold the facility to Scott Gobrecht. On Saturday, Todd stayed out of the limelight, calling the shots from the …

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Rico Abreu To Drive New TQ Midget at AC And Trenton Events

Posted by: Len Sammons – November 10, 2015 California sensation Rico Abreu confirmed he’ll be racing a TQ-Midget for the first time when the winter Indoor Racing Series comes to Atlantic City, N.J. on January 28 – 29, 2016. Abreu has accepted a ride offered to him by former Atlantic City winner Lou Cicconi. Abreu, a proven winner in Sprint …

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Laboratory Fuel Test Finds Dippel Team Didn’t Cheat At Syracuse

Posted by: Steve Barrick – October 27, 2015 TRENTON. NJ – The conclusions drawn from independent laboratory testing of the fuel sample taken from Tyler Dippel’s DIRTcar 358 Modified after qualifications Thursday, Oct. 8 have lent a to a seemingly ambiguous result. “It was found that there were no addititives in the fuel,” said Fred Turza, VP Racing Fuels research and …

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Chuck McKee To Announce Retirement As Driver After Eastern States Weekend

Posted by: Jeff Lambert – October 20, 2015 MIDDLETOWN, NY – Multi- time Orange County Fair Speedway Modified driving champion Chuck McKee will announce at this weekend’s Eastern States 200 Weekend that he will formally announce his retirement from weekly driving. “With me cutting back on racing, I’m probably more apprehensive on disappointing the fans than I am on walking …

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Super DIRT Week Sportsman Modified Winner Disqualified

October 13, 2015 Victory awarded to race’s runner-up Rocky Warner SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified driven by James Michael Friesen in Sunday’s DIRTcar Sportsman Modified feature event at NAPA Super DIRT Week was found to be in violation of DIRTcar rules. The car was disqualified for violating DIRTcar Rule 15.1, which prohibits alterations to the Chevrolet Performance engine, …

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