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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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Who’s Better – Stewy or Super Matt?

Posted by: Len Sammons – October, 6, 2015 The careers of great athletes are often judged by their modern counterpart. Muhammid Ali – Joe Frazier. Arnold Palmer – Jack Nicklaus. Roger Maris – Mickey Mantle. Magic Johnson – Larry Bird. Tom Brady – Peyton Manning. Auto racing is no different. On a national level, people still compare AJ Foyt to …

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Super DIRT Week 2016 To Be Held At New Central New York Raceway Park

Posted by: Len Sammons – September 30, 2015 TRENTON, NJ – Glenn Donnelly, the man who first organized and promoted Super DIRT Week in 1972, will keep the event alive in the future, thanks to an investment by the State of New York. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today at a press conference held at the New York …

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Ron Silk’s First Ride In A Supermodified on Sunday At Oswego Speedway Opened His Eyes

Posted by: Kevin Rice – September 24, 2015 On Sunday afternoon, Modified driver Ron Silk got to experience what many Modified drivers through the years have wanted to try- racing at Supermodified at Oswego (NY) Speedway. Silk made the most of his opportunity, earning a fifth place finish in a field of 25 cars despite having to start in position 23 …

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Racer Jennifer Flanagan Kutz Passes After Complications During Child Birth

Posted by: Dino Oberto – September 15th, 2015 BETHLEHEM, PA — Jennifer Flanagan Kutz, a champion pavement Street Stock racer, passed away on Friday, September 11, due to complications from the delivery of giving birth to her daughter, Annika Kaylin. Jennifer was 39. Annika, who was born at 3 lbs. 3oz., is doing well while under the careful watch of …

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Halmar Greatly Increases Eastern States Purses

Posted by: Ted Schmidt – September 1, 2015 MIDDLETOWN, NY – Halmar International owner Chris Larsen, in conjunction with Orange County Fair Speedway promoter Michael Gurda IV, recently announced that Halmar International has signed on as the title sponsor for the 2015 running of the Eastern States Weekend, set for October 23-25 at the legendary “House of Power” oval. With …

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Patience Pays Off For VonDohren

Posted by: Mark Tiderman, August 11, 2015 Craig VonDohren has been racing at Pa.’s Grandview Speedway since he was in high school. He won his first feature event there when he was just 16-years-old in his family owned race car. Over the years a lot has changed in the sport. However there’s been one constant, VonDohren winning. Last Saturday night, …

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