AARN Staff

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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This Week In AARN // October 28, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Ryan Smith Astounds PA Posse With Port Royal World Of Outlaws Victory Waterford Speedbowl Auction Sale Under Judicial Review Brett Hearn Sweeps Eastern States Weekend At Orange County Maryland’s Cumberland Speedway To Reopen After Refurbishing Hirschman Outruns Mahoning Rivals, Claims Big Bucks Alan Johnson Gets First Win Of Year In Yates Co. Big Block Special Rising New England Late …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith

Unbelievable. An astounding upset. A defining moment in a budding career. These are just some of the superlatives laid at the feet of Ryan Smith after his win Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway against the best in the business, the fabled World Of Outlaws. This is the kind of race that tens of thousands will attest to having seen …

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This Week In AARN // October 21, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Mod Man Matt Sheppard Is ‘King Of The Can’ Oft Delayed US Open At Lancaster Falls To Tony Hanbury Penn Can’s Wilcox Steps Back After Seventeen Years At Helm Preece Wins NWMT Battle; Coby Takes The Title Sprint Car Standout Bill Rose Heads For South Africa To Race Waterford Speedbowl Is Sold At Auction; Novice Promoter Pledges To Maintain Racing Curt …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Doug Coby

The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship is one of the most difficult to achieve in all of auto racing.  It takes a team dedicated to doing whatever it takes to not just in but find a tenth of a second anywhere, at any time.  The transcendent talent is the one that can win championships with two completely different teams.  That’s …

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October 21st Trivia Photo

MYSTERY DRIVER of October 21: Jim Hauer enjoys victory lane after a Modified win at the former Penn National Speedway (Grantville, Pa.) dirt track on July 4, 1993. (Photo by Don Marks/AARN archives)

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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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This Week in AARN // October 14, 2014

TOP HEADLINES Late Race Charge Nets Stewart Friesen Third Super DIRT Week Syracuse Mod Win Wall Stadium’s Racing Secure For 2015; Krause Extends Lease Rollling Wheels Raceway Sale Imminent; Ambitious Plans To Follow Eddie MacDonald ‘Kisses The Cow’ After Winning Thunder Road ‘Milk Bowl’ Schatz Milestone: Wins 25th WoO Sprint Season Main Northerner Seuss Is NASCAR Southern Mod Tour Champ …

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