AARN Staff

Newsmaker of the Week // Stewart Friesen

At long last, Stewy! Stewart Friesen’s quest for victory in a NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race was realized this past week at Eldora, the one Series race on dirt. It was widely considered to be Friesen’s best chance to finally win one. There was also at stake a do-or-die element to the drama in that Stewart faced the possibility …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Wall Stadium Stays Open

In responding to a published account that he had died, famed writer and humorist Mark Twain replied, “reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated”. The modern day racing equivalent of Twain’s comeback, albeit a far less humorous one, is the swirl of events that developed last week concerning Wall Stadium. A builder pushing an agenda planted a story through …

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This Week in AARN // July 30, 2019

TOP HEADLINES Three-For-Three Weekend For Rocky Warner; Wins Albany-Saratoga, Fonda, Glen Ridge Features BRP Mod Tour Sweep For Rex King At Lernerville, Mercer Super Matt Wins Tues. Granby, Sun. Weedsport Super DIRT Races, Claims Sat. Outlaw Speedway Sunmer Nationals Too ISMA’s Prestigious Sandusky Hy Miler Nationals Is Won By Dave Shullick Andy J Shows The Way In Spencer Speedway RoC Modifieds …

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This Week in AARN // July 23, 2019

TOP HEADLINES World Of Outlaws Kings Royal Victory Is $175,000 Payday For Brad Sweet, Schatz Takes Two Prelim Nights, Sweet The Other Ron Silk Wins NWMT New Hampshire Race, With Anticlimatic Finish Seth Carlson, Chris Transeau Inaugurate Loudon Dirt Track With USAC DMA Midget, Legends Wins Dave Gruel Is Solid In Winning Oswego Rich ‘Mr. Supermodified’ $10,000 Race USAC’s Indiana Sprint Speedweek …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Brad Sweet

Brad Sweet is no stranger to winning high dollar 410 Sprint races. After all, his Knoxville Nationals win last year was worth $150,000. But his victory this past Saturday at Eldora Speedway in the Kings Royal eclipsed that: Sweet and his Kasey Kahne Racing team pocketed $175,000. Winning any race is a noteworthy achievement. Winning high profile, high dollar races …

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This Week in AARN // July 16, 2019

TOP HEADLINES Mat Williamson Wins Ransomville, Merrittville & Cornwall For 358 Modified Weekend Sweep Three NY All Star Races, Three Winners As Reutzel, Dietrich & Zearfoss Take Down Wins; Wolfe Hurt At Leb Val Brandon Grosso Scores Breakthrough Big Block Mod Victory In Delaware Int. Camp Barnes Romp Orange County Fair Speedway’s New Surface Earns Rave Reviews; Perrego Sweeps Twin Small Block …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Orange County Fair Speedway

Exceeding expectations, and the some. That’s what Orange County Fair Speedway’s new track surface did Saturday night when the All Star Sprints and Small Block Modifieds dug into the new, softer clay for the first time. The old dive to the bottom and follow the leader tactics, borne of necessity on the old worn out track, gave way to three …

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This Week in AARN // July 9, 2019

TOP HEADLINES PA Speedweek Concludes At Port Royal; Race Winner Lucas Wolfe Claims PA Speedweek Overall Title Justin Bonsignore Outruns Riverhead Regular John Beatty, Jr. Off Final Turn For NWMT Victory Teenager Paulie Colagiovanni Sweeps To First Ever ESS New York Sprint Speedweek Crown, Winning Three-Of-Five Last Lap Tangle With Max McLaughlin & Erick Rudolph Opens Door For Matt Sheppard SDS Win At Land …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Holiday Fireworks

Holiday Fireworks! Those two words are the best way to explain unbelievable finishes in three Touring Series races this past week. At Fonda Speedway’s Short Track Super Series race Wednesday, Stewart Friesen passed Matt Sheppard off the final turn of the last lap to win a thriller. The next night, in Land Of Legends Speedway’s Super DIRT Series 100 lapper, upstart …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ronnie Williams

Ronnie Williams is just 22 years old, he’s a college student and he has become one of New England’s top asphalt Modified drivers in a very short time. On the heels of winning a MRS Modified race on the mile at New Hampshire the previous weekend, Williams went on a winning spree, taking the Open Wheel Wednesday $10.000-to-win Seekonk race, then …

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