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Newsmaker of the Week // Lance Dewease

While there’s a certain magic about the 410 Sprints on opening day at Port Royal Speedway, there is also an element of predictability as far as the outcome of the feature is concerned. Lance Dewease, for the seventh time in his driving career, was the man in the winners’ circle at the when the checkered flag fell. That’s a remarkable …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Godown

Ryan Godown may not have been among the pre-race favorites at Cherokee Speedway in South Carolina, the site of the inaugural Short Track Super Series Elite Series Modified race, but he certainly will not be overlooked for future Elite Series glory after racing to the $25,000 to win victory Saturday night. Godown runs about half the number of races most …

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Newsmaker of the Week // HBR Racing

HBR Racing’s two Super DIRT Series Modified drivers, Max McLaughlin and Jimmy Phelps, were the stars of the five-night Gator Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Over the course of five days, young McLaughlin won one of the features and went into the final night in contention for the week-long Series title. His main rival was teammate Phelps, a tested tough …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Hirschman

Matt Hirschman’s winning ways are sometimes criticized because, some say, he chooses the races he feels he has the best chance at winning – a pick-and-choose schedule put together by a man who races for a living and earns a living by winning. New Smyrna Speedway’s first NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series race Saturday night brought out all of the …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Clash inside the Los Angeles Coliseum

Give them a hand! NASCAR managed to stage its NASCAR Cup Busch Light Clash inside the Los Angeles Coliseum this past weekend and they got it right. The racing was spirited and revealed plenty about the season to come. The drivers ran side by side, with very little beatin-and-bangin’. The track was challenging, but not unfairly so. A complex set …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Flores

Ryan Flores was at the right place at the right time Saturday night in the Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall NAPA KNOW HOW Gambler’s Classic. The Indoor Auto Racing Series ace, who has won races by sheer domination, got this one when Erick Rudolph and Andy Jankowiak tangled while fighting for the lead. Flores, a distant third, missed the spinners, emerged with the lead, …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Michael Stefanik

Bittersweet. That was the aura at the NASCAR Hall Of Fame Induction ceremonies last Friday night in Charlotte, NC when Mike Stefanik was inducted posthumously. Julie Stefanik and her two children were at the induction with Julie reading the tribute to her late husband, winner of nine NASCAR Series championships, seven Modified and two Busch North. Mike Stefanik was a …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Tanner Thorson

Tanner Thorson has distanced himself from the crowd of outstanding open cockpit Midget drivers for all time when on Saturday, he soared to victory in the 2022 Chili Bowl. Thorson, quite simply, got the job done by driving a perfect race. This is a race that is hard to even qualify for let alone win, but Thorson did just that, …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Flores

Ryan Flores said he missed the annual running of the Indoor Auto Racing Series dearly when races were cancelled in 2021 due to the pandemic. The former Jersey guy, who has been living in North Carolina for 16 years now, working on Roger Penske’s NASCAR teams, considers competing in the Series to be among the most enjoyable and important things …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Trail-Way Speedway

Trail-Way Speedway has been sold after 49 years of operation under the Hostetter family. Patriarch Armin Hostetter built the track, which was operated by his three sons after his passing. The property, which had been known to be on the block for less than a month, has been acquired by an area businessman who is said to not be interested …

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