From the Paper

21 Year-Old Driving School Student Loses Life In TQ At Wall, Night Races Cancelled

<p class=”post-meta” style=”color: #aaaaaa;”>Posted by: Earl Krause August 19, 2014</p> What began as an enjoyable day at the Green Flag Driving Experience at Wall Stadium turned into tragedy in the early afternoon on Saturday. Participant Amanda Gambacorto, age 21, was fatally injured when the TQ-Midget she was driving hit the second turn guard rail on the third-mile, banked paved oval. The …

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Vandalism Stops A Positive Free Admission Night At Five Mile Point

Posted by: JR Kennerup August 5, 2014 On Saturday, for the second time in its 64 year history, N.Y.’s Five Mile Point Speedway held a free admission night at the races. The first one done 24 years ago drew nearly 5,000 people to the races that evening for a midweek show with plenty of pre-race advertising taking place. This time around the …

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Bradford (Pa.) Speedway to Close Saturday After Sixty Years

After a run of six decades, albeit it occasionally discontinuous, Brad- ford Speedway will close its gates on Saturday, June 28 for the final time. Track owner and operator Jeff Andrulonis made the announcement through a media release Friday, June 20. The communication states that the Bradford Speedway property will become the site of a giant radio tower “that will …

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Glen Ridge Motorsports Park Moves To Fridays; DIRTcar Cuts Ties

Drivers, car owners, and fans in the Capital District area were surprised on Friday by rumors that Mike Sowle, promoter of Glen Ridge Motorsports Park, had plans to move his Sunday night DIRTcar sanctioned program to Friday nights—not at the end of the year, but starting this Friday, June 20. Sowle confirmed those rumors for AARN stating, “…everything is going …

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Alleged Steering Coupler Failure Leads to Violent 410 Sprint Car Crash

Two Central Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Car drivers are lucky to be alive after a savage collision during Friday night hot laps at Williams Grove Speedway. Seriously injured was Jimmy Seger, who was practicing at full throttle, charging into the third turn, when he ran into a flipping car. Shaken but uninjured physically was Ryan Slothower, 38, who through no fault …

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