Newsmaker of the Week

Newsmaker of the Week // Lucas Wolfe

When it’s your day, it’s your day. 410 Sprint standout Lucas Wolfe has been in enough races to know that there are no guarantees. So when he redrew the pole position for the 25-lap feature Sunday afternoon at Williams Grove Speedway, Wolfe knew that while he had just gained an advantage, winning was not anywhere near a sure thing. Wolfe …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Chad Trout

Chad Trout’s perfect race in Lincoln Speedway’s 410 Sprint and Central PA’s overall season opener was the product of a top notch team that had been recently tested by adversity. Trout remembered his late car owner Jim Walker, the man who gave him a shot at 410s, in his post race remarks. Randy & Steph Oberlander, who now own the team, …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Kevin Harvick

Kevin Harvick’s position in the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series hierarchy is well established, particularly since the retirement of several of his peers. Harvick is durable, consistent, cerebral. He is a thinking man’s race car driver. The native Californian, for reasons neither he nor anyone else can explain, is at his best at Atlanta Motor Speedway. This past weekend, Harvick …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Tim McCreadie

With rare exceptions, race car drivers of today are specialists. It’s not necessarily that they want to be. Rather, the demands that evolving technology places on race teams and drivers forces all but a select few to concentrate fully on one chosen field. That’s why Tim McCreadie’s efforts this past week at Volusia Speedway Park in the DIRT Nationals is so …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Donny Schatz

Acknowledged 410 Sprint Car master Donny Schatz has picked up right where he left off in 2017. In five Sunshine State starts last week, Schatz won four times, two All Star Circuit Of Champions races and two World Of Outlaws features. It’s become a familiar refrain in the 410 Sprint world: get ready on the off-season to take on the mega-winner, …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Josh Richards

In 2017, Josh Richards took the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series by storm. The World Of Outlaws champion stunned the racing world with the career move that included leaving the team he and his father Mark had built. Yet by year’s end, Richards was the dominant driver, winning the Lucas Oil Series championship handily. This past week, in the …

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Newsmaker of the Week // PPB Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show

Thirty-three years and counting! That’s the story of Len Sammons Motorsports Productions’ Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Show. For over three decades the show has been billed as ‘The Mid-Winter Motorsports Happening’ and for good reason: for one weekend in the dead of winter the Show becomes the crossroads of auto racing! So it was last Friday, Saturday and Sunday as …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Christopher Bell

Christopher Bell demonstrated once again why he’s the hottest commodity in auto racing when he swept to his second straight victory in the most prestigious Midget race in the world, the Chili Bowl. Bell, a native Oklahoman, set up his winning ride in the Saturday main event by winning a preliminary race earlier in the week. Then, in the one …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Scott Kreutter

On an Indoor Auto Racing Series weekend filled with outstanding performances, the winning TQ Midget feature ride authored by Scott Kreutter was exemplary. The western New York driver, whose main career focus is on open wheel 360 Winged Sprint Car racing, has a second passion, racing TQ Midgets indoors. On Saturday night in Allentown, Pa., Kreutter blitzed a quality-laden field of TQ drivers …

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