Newsmaker of the Week

Newsmaker of the Week // Brent Marks

With four straight wins last week during PA Speedweek, Brent Marks was as close to being invincible as is possible. Not only did Marks end up winning five of nine Speedweek races, he also finished no worse than third in any of them. That’s amazing. Marks has stepped up his game every year he’s been a 410 Sprint driver. And he’s …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Tim McCreadie

Tim McCreadie’s $50,000 victory Saturday night in the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series race at Lernerville Speedway was a textbook effort by the 2021 Series champion. There was a lot on the line at Lernerville in this year’s Firecracker 100, which had been a World Of Outlaws Late Model Series sanctioned affair since its inception until 2022. And by …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Logan Seavy

With seven races scheduled at six venues on consecutive days, the USAC National Sprint Series raced in the annual Eastern Storm last week, with the seventh race, a USAC Silver Crown event, making for a Port Royal double-header. Logan Seavey was the tornado of the Eastern Storm, winning the Sprint race at Bridgeport and orchestrating a masterful USAC Sprint and USAC Silver Crown …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jonathan Davenport

Inflation notwithstanding, a million dollars is still a big pile of money. Last weekend, the best Super Late Model drivers in the nation converged on Eldora Speedway with the opportunity to win ‘The Eldora Million”. Jonathan Davenport got the big money. $1,002,022 to be precise, and became the toast of the racing world. It’s difficult to imagine the pressure Davenport …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Danny Dietrich

Danny Dietrich came, saw, and conquered Lincoln Speedway Saturday night, winning the Steve Smith Tribute 410 Sprint race and $19,000 in prize money. Dietrich warmed up the night before at Williams Grove Speedway, rocketing to the win there. With the big money on the line the next night, Dietrich was tracking down leader Anthony Macri, setting him up for what …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Anthony Macri

Anthony Macri had a dream weekend at Port Royal Speedway. He swept the Saturday and Sunday features including the rich Weikert Memorial, earning $39,000 for his efforts. To say that Macri is building a dream season is to say it right. He seems to be at his best with the most money on the line, and at the same time …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Matt Sheppard

Even by Matt Sheppard’s standards, last week was some kind of special week. On Tuesday, Sheppard won the Short Track Super Series North Region race at Outlaw Speedway and $5,000. The next night, Sheppard won the Super DIRT Series 75-lapper at Can Am Speedway and $7,500. Then on Saturday, Sheppard won Twin 50s at Orange County Fair Speedway, each paying $5,000, plus …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Jacob Allen

As Bobby Allen’s son, Jacob Allen is a man upon high expectations are propped. But racing alongside his nephew Logan Schuchart, Jacob’s efforts had been, to a considerable extent, overshadowed. Now armed with his own renewed commitment, Allen is coming of age, which he demonstrated by winning Lincoln Speedway’s World Of Outlaws Gettyburg Clash Wednesday, then coming within a gallon …

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Newsmaker of the Week // Ryan Godown

Ryan Godown is having a career season racing Dirt Modifieds. His latest high profile win came at Bridgeport Motorsports Park in the mid-week Super DIRT Series race, an event in which Godown held off a relentless late race attack from Stewart Friesen to prevail. Then, he backed it up with a near win at Fonda Saturday night after Bridgeport had rained …

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Newsmaker of the Week // PA Sprint Teams

A couple of Central Pennsylvania-based race teams came up big in last weekend’s World Of Outlaws races on the Bristol,Tennessee dirt track. Logan Schuchart and Shark Racing out of Hanover, PA won the first night and CJB Racing of Carlisle, PA, with Spencer Bayston driving, took home the big money on night two. The big wins by the two Pennsylvania teams illustrate …

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