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This Week in AARN // April 13, 2021

TOP HEADLINES Super DIRT Series Season Opener At Can Am Goes To Stewart Friesen NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series 2021 Inaugural Won By Eric Goodale In Martinsville Dominick Buffalino (Tue.), Ryan Krachun (Sat.), Take Bridgeport Big Block Features Last Week   Devin Moran Tops Big World Of Outlaws LM Bristol Race, Collects $25,000 Ron Silk And Tyler Haydt Race To First …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Eric Goodale

The 2021 NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series opener last Thursday at Martinsville (VA) Speedway proved to be an exciting race and one that yielded a popular winner in Eric Goodale. Long Islander Goodale has been on the NWMT for many years and has picked up wins, here and there, including one at Riverhead, his home track. This one was different, as …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jack Johnson

The world of auto racing is mourning the passing of legendary dirt track driver Jack Johnson, at the age of 76. Johnson’s well-documented wins, in excess of 400 rank him among the sport’s all time elite. Johnson, though, was more than a big winner. He came through to win the biggest races time and again, none more so than in …

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This Week in AARN // April 6, 2021

TOP HEADLINES Racing World Mourns The Death Of Dirt Track Legend Jack Johnson At Age 76 It’s Duane Howard Over Craig VonDohren In Rich Grandview Bruce Rogers Memorial Moneymaker Super DIRT Car Big Blocks Ready To Roll Saturday In Opener At Can Am Dominick Buffalino Stars At New Egypt Opener In First Win For Hyneman Team Tommy Meier Excels In …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Mike Maresca

Michael Maresca has taken a liking to the new Bridgeport Motorsports Park 3/8ths mile high banked dirt oval. The northern New Yorker made his second successive trip south to run Bridgeport Saturday and wound up winning the Doug Hoffman Memorial Modified race. This win, and the one before it, demonstrate exactly how much of a level playing the new South …

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This Week in AARN // March 30, 2021

TOP HEADLINES AARN Season Preview Pull Out Section This Week Has Season Series, Weekly Track Schedules Big Block Dirt Track Regional Season Opener At Bridgeport Copped By Invader Michael Maresca Matt Hirschman Wins Reformatted Tour Mod Turkey Derby At Wall Stadium Two In A Row: Justin Peck Claims Another 410 Sprint Win At Williams Grove Late Model Driver Bryan Bernheisel Hospitalized With …

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This Week in AARN // March 23, 2021

TOP HEADLINES Super Sub Eric Mauriello Guides Absent Jimmy Blewett’s Car To Modified 100 Lap Turkey Derby Win At Wall Stadium Andy Bachetti (Selinsgrove), Mat Willamson (Port Royal) Are STSS Modified Keystone State Winners Gregg Satterlee Sweeps Port Royal ULMS Late Model Back To Back Races Indiana Native Justin Peck Wins First Central PA 410 Sprint Feature, Cops Port Royal Main …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Eric Mauriello

The winner of Saturday afternoon’s 100-lap Modified feature at Wall Stadium, Eric Mauriello, had never intended to be at the track as a driver. He had stepped back as a full time driver from a previous ride he had because of job pressures. But when Wall favorite Jimmy Blewett fell ill early last week, a decision was made by Blewett …

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This Week in AARN // March 16, 2021

TOP HEADLINES Matt Sheppard Wins STSS Big Block Melvin Joseph Memorial At Georgetown, Pockets $10,049 Lance Dewease, Freddie Rahmer Capture Port Royal, Williams Grove 410 Sprint Openers In Central PA ‘Double D’ Avoids Huge Lincoln 410 Sprint Crash, Wins Top Money Stewart Friesen Takes SBM Race At Georgetown With Third-To-First Last Lap Outside Blitz Matt Hirschman Invades Caraway Speedway For SMART …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Sheppard

Matt Sheppard’s drive from 19th to win Saturday’s Short Track Super Series Big Block Modified Melvin Joseph Memorial 49-lap feature at Georgetown (DE) Speedway was a dramatic affair with ‘Super Matt’ dominating. The win was profitable, earning the owner-driver $10,049, the odd amount a reference to Joseph’s long time favored number as a car owner. Beyond the money, Sheppard served notice …

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