AARN Staff

Newsmaker of the Week // Brent Marks

When Brent Marks won Saturday night’s World Of Outlaws Sprint Car A-Main At Williams Grove Speedway, it was a winning drive of great significance. Financially, Marks won $20,000 for himself and his race team. Emotionally, his win in the Saturday Summer Nationals was a sorely-needed pick-me-up for the PA Posse Faithful, whose unwavering loyalty to their hometown stars had been tested …

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This Week in AARN // July 27, 2021

TOP HEADLINES Sheldon Haudenschild (Outlaws), Brent Marks (Posse), Win World Of Outlaws Williams Grove Weekend A-Mains Stewart Friesen Tops STSS Mods At Utica-Rome, SDS Mods At Weedsport In Same Week Matt Hirschman Earns $17,000 Plus For SBM 125 Star Speedway Tri Track Open Modified Series Score Alex Bright (Bridgeport), Briggs Danner (Georgetown) Are USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint Winners DIRT Car Hall Of Fame …

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This Week in AARN // July 20, 2021

TOP HEADLINES Kyle Larson, Tyler Courtney Win Twin Kings Royals With Huge Payoffs At Eldora Ryan Preece Runs From Fourth To First In One Lap In Loudon NWMT Thriller Canada Ready To Reopen US Border, US Yet To Reciprocate Max Blair, Kyle Hardy Take ULMS LM Wins At Genesee, Trail-Way Bloomsburg’s Short Track Series Rain Shortened Modified Race Won By Jeff Strunk Tire Crunch …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Eldora Speedway

What a week of Sprint Car racing it was at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio! Carson Macedo won Wednesday and Sunday, a pair of wins at Eldora that were completely overshadowed by an insane Saturday. On that day which will be forever remembered, two Kings Royals were run back to back with Tyler Courtney shocking the Sprint Car world by …

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This Week in AARN // July 13, 2021

TOP HEADLINES Mark Smith’s Late Race Charge Earns Him Selinsgrove’s 360 Nationals Title USAC East Coast Sprints Make First Appearance At Kutztown, Briggs Danner Is Popular Main Event Winner Matt Sheppard Dominates Ransomville Speedway’s Super DIRT Series 100 Jessica Friesen First, Stewart Friesen Second In Fonda Modified Thriller Tire Shortages Increase, Deepen; Promoters, Race Teams On Edge, No Immediate Relief In Sight …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Danner-Gallagher

Fast rising open wheel star Briggs Danner had what is best described as a bittersweet couple of days last week. On Wednesday, Danner was spectacular in driving Bill Gallagher’s No. 5G USAC East Wingless 360 Sprint to victory on Kutztown’s Action Track, USA in the first ever appearance of that division there. The aura of victory would be diminished the very next …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Grandview Speedway Photo Finish

The dead heat, the photo finish, the too-close-to-call result at the checkered flag happens once every decade if that often. Yet on June 26, 2021 at Grandview Speedway, that’s exactly what occurred when Brett Kressley and Craig VonDohren crossed the finish line so close that no one was sure about the outcome. Track officials first determined that Kressley had won, …

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This Week in AARN // July 6, 2021

TOP HEADLINES Danny Dietrich Earns PA Speedweek 410 Sprint Crown Despite Going Winless Jason Barney Claims ESS Sprint Speedweek Title In Central New York Hot As A Firecracker, Stewart Friesen Wins Short Track Super Series Fonda 50 Jordan Watson Escapes Injury After Tornado Demolishes Delaware Race Shop Insurance Release Waiver Validity Upheld In PA Court After Several Appeals Grandview Reverses June 26 Photo …

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This Week in AARN // June 29, 2021

TOP HEADLINES PA Speedweek Starts, Dewease Wins Grove Opener, Brent Marks Takes Lincoln, BAPS Back-To-Back Victories Photo Finish At Grandview Speedway: Brett Kressley Wins By The Smallest Of Margins Over Craig VonDohren Tire Shortage Deepens; Bridgeport Postpones All American Sportsman Race Saturday Over Tire Supply Concerns Logan Schuchart $50,000 Richer After Jackson Nationals WoO Sprint Car Victory In Minnesota Brandon Overton Takes …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Tire Shortage

There’s no denying it. The nation’s race tracks are in a period of forced adjustment by an ever widening and more profound race tire shortage. Tire manufacturers who at first denied there was a potential for a shortfall are now advising their track tire customers that they’ll soon be unable to meet demand. Reasons for the shortage are varied and …

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