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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Sheppard

After winning three of four Short Track Super Series Dirt Modified races the week before at All-Tech Raceway, Matt Sheppard headed for Volusia Park Speedway Park with a rare opportunity: the next time he won a feature, it would be the 500th of his driving career.    And that’s exactly what Sheppard did, winning the Wednesday night Super DIRT Series race. …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ron Silk

In 2023, Ron Silk used his victory over Justin Bonsignore in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour opener at Florida’s New Smyrna Speedway to launch towards his second title. Fast forward to 2024 and it was like déjà vu all over again as a late race restart set up a fight to the finish between the top two Tour combatants with …

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Newsmakers of the Week // Davie Franek

From adversity, victory! Just six months removed from suffering serious arm injuries in a Sprint Car crash at Knoxville Raceway, Davie Franek was ready to go racing again. His objective was Central Florida, where a series of 360 and 410 Sprint races over a three week period are a test for any racer and race team. Franek first ran three …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Andy Jankowiak

Andy Jankowiak puts every ounce of his energy developing and refining his TQ Midget for the Indoor Auto Racing Series winter races. Among those events, the Gambler’s Classic in Atlantic City, NJ is the race he covets above all the rest. This past Saturday, Andy J won the Gambler’s Classic for the fourth time in his career and in a most …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Weikert Family

A big part of the 2024 PPB Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show was the gracious weekend tribute to the late Bob Weikert, whose life and times were celebrated by his two sons Ike and Todd and by many of the Sprint Car drivers who won races in the Weikert No. 29 Sprint Cars. The Weikert family continued to make news when …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Logan Seavey

Tulsa, Oklahoma was the scene for the annual Chili Bowl last week, the biggest Midget race of the year. Over 300 teams entered for the chance at making the starting field of 24 for the Saturday night finale. At stake was the coveted Golden Driller trophy and $20,000. When the checkered flag fell, Logan Seavey was under it first for …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Flores

The Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels opened this past weekend in Allentown, PPL Center. Young Tanner VanDoren scored an upset win in the Friday night opener, but no one was denying Ryan Flores the 40-lap Saturday night headliner in what was as thrilling an Indoor Series race as has ever has presented. Flores, Tommy Catalano, and Andy Jankowiak all …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Two Rival Sprint Car Sanctioning Organizations

As 2023 draws to a close, there is a heightened level of anticipation across the Sprint Car world as drivers and teams, one by one, are declaring their allegiance to either the established World Racing Group World Of Outlaws or to the new kid on the block High Limit Racing series. The stakes are high. WRG has demanded loyalty from …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Hirschman

He came, he saw, he conquered – just as he has over and over and over again. That’s Matt Hirschman, who won his eighth career Turkey Derby at Wall Stadium, a $15,000 score. The win was his 19th of the 2023 season and elevated his incredible 50 percent season winning percentage to eight straight seasons. Nobody does that. In this …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Anthony Perrego

The Delaware State Championships held this past weekend at Delaware International Speedway proved to be the perfect weekend for Anthony Perrego to end a hard fought, and often frustrating 2023 racing season. Perrego started off the weekend by finishing second Friday night in the Small Block Modified feature. He also qualified into the Big Block race the following afternoon. Perrego was …

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