From the Paper

Small-Block Standout Tommy Flannigan Nearly Won Out Over The Big-Blocks

Posted by: Steve Barrick, July 7, 2015 RANSOMVILLE, NY (Wed.) – The Battle Of The Border ended with an unemotional winner in Billy Decker, an angry runnerup in Matt Sheppard and an ecstatic third place finisher in Tommy Flannigan. “This is like a win for us,” Flannigan said after the race. “The car was running better the longer we went. …

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Capital Improvements Have Clanton At The Front Of The WoO Late Model Field

Posted by: Len Sammons, June 23, 2015 Five years ago Shane Clanton dared to be different. He stepped away from what was easy and decided to build and then race a dirt Late Model of his own design. This year he’s reaping the awards. Thursday victory at Fonda Speedway was his fifth of the early season and he leads the …

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Racing Dad John Cornell Jr. Dies Of Heart Attack While Watching Son Race

Posted by: Jine 16, 2015 NESHANIC STATION, NJ — Racing dad John J. “Big John” Cornell Jr., 59, died unexpectedly on Friday, June 12, 2015. John was at N.J.’s Bridgeport Speedway, with race-driving son John III, when stricken. His son finished third in the event that was shortened because of his dad’s heart attack. John Jr. later passed at Crozer Hospital …

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Stefanie Palmai Writes History With B’port 305 Sprint Win

Posted by: Deb Smith, June 9, 2015 It was a personal accomplishment for sure but Stefanie Palmai wrote her own page in the history books when she picked up the win in the twenty lap Hilborn Injection Tri State Race Saver 305 Sprint Car feature event at the Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday night. While there have been several races won …

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Zachem’s 33rd To 4th NWMT Speedbowl Drive Turns Heads On Saturday

Posted by: Steve Barrick, June 2, 2015 (Date) When the checkered flag fell after 161 grueling laps at New London Waterford Speedbowl in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series race, Preston. Ct. driver Max Zachem was in the post-race technical inspection line. ‘That’s kind of when it hit me,” Zachem, 22 said. “Here I am, in the tech area with …

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Modified Driver Jerry Cook To Join Richie Evans In NASCAR Hall Of Fame

Posted by: Kevin Rice, May 26, 2015 CONCORD, NC – Last Wednesday, Jerry Cook was announced as one of the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016, and on Sunday he was at Charlotte Motor Speedway to talk about his career. and how thrilled he is to have been one of five selected. The six-time NASCAR Modified Champion has meant …

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Tyler Dippel Injured In Freak Trailer Door Accident

Posted by: Len Sammons, May 12, 2015 TRENTON, NJ - Outstanding young driver Tyler Dippel of Watkill, N.Y., and a loyal crew member were lucky to be alive after a freak accident prior to the start of Saturday night’s racing at N.Y.’s Lebanon Valley Speedway. Dippel, 15, and Roddy Watts, 16, were standing behind the team’s trailer in the pit area …

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Taylor Proposes To Ms. Motorsports ‘13 After Feature Finish

Posted by: Len Sammons, May 5, 2015 PORT ROYAL, PA – Ryan Taylor proposed to Ms. Motorsports 2013 Katie Todorow on Saturday night after he finished fifth in the 410 Sprint Car feature at the Port Royal Speedway. She said “yes” and was rewarded with a very special diamond engagement ring. Taylor was happy with his finish, but was hoping …

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Stewart Travels From Richmond To Attend ASCoC Races

Posted by: Tom Iaeger, April 28, 2015 With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race being held at Richmond, VA this weekend, Tony Stewart was able to make a surprise visit to Williams Grove on Friday, April 24. When Saturday’s Cup was rained out, he then flew to Port Royal, Pa. for Saturday’s second half of the All Star Circuit of …

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Ryan Watt’s Awesome Weekend Ends With Fan Entertaining Fourth Place

Posted by: Len Sammons, April 21, 2015 Ryan Watt didn’t win Sunday’s 40-lap Short Track Super Series feature event at Bridgeport Speedway, but to the fans in the grandstands he was the star of the show. Rick Laubach won the $5,000 plus South Jersey Shootout, the first ever event of the STSS South Series, from the pole position while leading …

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