From the Paper

Wayne Lesher Named ARDC President

Posted by: Steve Barrick November 4, 2014 TOPTON, PA – Wayne Lesher, a prominent car owner with American Racing Drivers Club, was elected as the 2015-2016 President by the general membership Sunday in Topton, Pa., at the organization’s annual fall General Membership meeting. “It’s no secret that last year wasn’t the greatest for ARDC,” Lesher said to AARN by phone …

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Hirschman’s Owners Go Out As Winners

Posted by: Len Sammons October 28, 2014 After Matt Hirschman drove the J&J Motorsports No. 59 to a $5,000 victory at Mahoning Valley Speedway on Saturday night, twin brothers James and John Gouldey proclaimed it was their final race as car owners. “They’ve been talking about it all year,” said Hirschman. “I still don’t believe it, but if it is …

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Mike Erdley Sends Randy Lisi Out On Top

Posted by: (Todd Heintzelman) (10/14/14) After 15 years, Randy Lisi will retire as a sprint car owner at the end of this season. In his second to last race in the No. 11, Mike Erdley drove to victory Saturday night at Port Royal. “It’s sad to see Randy go, but I have to thank him for everything he did for …

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All Systems Go For Super DIRT Week

SYRACUSE, NY – Extended and intensive preparation on all fronts has characterized the run up to the forty-third running of Super DIRT Week on the New York State Fairgrounds mile. From car builders to sanctioning bodies, months of planning all come together in the perennial spectacle known as Super DIRT Week. TWO STRAIGHT?: Billy Dunn earned the biggest victory of …

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Sammy Swindell Dedicated To Helping His Son

Posted by: Len Sammons, September 30, 2014 Since retiring from Sprint Car racing, Sammy Swindell has been attending NASCAR events in which his 25-year old son Kevin is competing. At Dover last weekend, the three time World of Outlaws Sprint Car series driver drew attention in both NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide garages as well as on pit road when …

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76er Winner Friesen Keeps Stellar Late Season Going At Grandview

It’s been quite a month for Sprakers, N.Y., driver Stewart Friesen. Earlier this month, Friesen and Jessica Zemken exchanged their vows in front of family and friends. Last weekend, Jessica went out and won the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals while Stewart Friesen was supposed to be competing in Grandview’s 44th Annual Freedom 76. Mother Nature had other ideas so the …

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