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Jeff Baral Gets Boost with New Sponsors at Stafford

Stafford Springs, CT — Stafford SK Modified® driver and Southington native Jeff Baral will welcome two new sponsors to his #18 team for the 2017 season.  Baral is hopeful that the new sponsorship will yield a return to the top-5 of the SK Modified® points standings this season.

“We’ve always had good equipment and good help but we’ve never had the financial backing to show what we can do,” said Baral.  “With the help of 2 new sponsors, Island Coffee Company and TR Landworks along with returning sponsors, The Wheel Shop, Morrison and Johnson, and Arbitell Convenience Stores, I definitely think we’re going to have a good boost.  I have some really great crew guys with Jamie, Barry, Jeff, Scott, Glen, Lou and with Jimmy Fuller helping us out on the chassis and Mike Pettit on the motor, I think we can have a great year.”

Island Coffee is based out of Long Island with many distribution outlets throughout the northeast and they have been in business since 1977.  Island Coffee is sold to the majority of your local convenience stores so be sure to grab an Island Coffee every Friday night on your way to and from Stafford Motor Speedway.  TR Landworks is based in East Hartland and they specialize in clearing multiple acres of land for wildlife habitat; creation, maintenance, and reclamation.  They are also well suited for farm land restoration and all forms of land maintenance and clearing.

Baral made a full-time return to the SK Modified® division last year after not racing a full season since 2010.  Baral has 7 SK Modified® feature wins in his Stafford career between 2003 and 2006. Those were also the best seasons of Baral’s career as he finished 6th and 7th in the points in 2004, 2005, and 2006.  Despite having never cracked the top-5 in the final points standings in a season, Baral says that is his goal for the 2017 season along with getting his #18 back into NAPA Victory Lane for the first time since June 9, 2006.

“Honestly I’d like to win a couple of races this year and compete for a top-5 spot in the points standings,” said Baral.  “We’d also like to be more consistent with our race finishes.  With consistency comes points and race wins.  Going back in my career, we had a stretch where we weren’t worse than 7th in points and with Jimmy Fuller helping us out this season, I think the car is better now than it ever was then.  A championship would obviously be great.”

Last season saw Baral and the #18 team miss three races but they still finished well enough in their starts to end the season in 14th place in the standings.  While the season was full of ups and downs for Baral, he recorded three top-10 finishes in his final 5 starts, including a season-best second place finish in the final Friday night race of the year.  This stretch of races gives Baral confidence that he can match his pre-season goals of finishing in the top-5 in the points as well as getting back to NAPA Victory Lane.

“The car was always really good last year, we just didn’t always have the results to show,” said Baral.  “We’ve gone through the car and rebuilt everything and freshened up the motor so I think we can have a fast car every week this season.  We just need to have a little luck on our side.  We’ve been at Stafford long enough to know all the ups and downs.  Racing is such that there’s usually a lot more downs than ups but we’re hoping that we can have a season with more highs than lows this year.

Tickets for the “Greatest Race in the History of Spring,” the 46th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler are on sale now at the Speedway Box Office.  Tickets are priced at $40.00 for adult general admission tickets, $5.00 for children ages 6-14, and children ages 5 and under are admitted free of charge when accompanied by an adult.  Reserved seating is priced at $42.00 for all ages.  As always, Stafford Motor Speedway offers free parking with overnight parking available.  Tickets are good for both Saturday and Sunday admission.  All ticket prices include 10% CT Admission Tax. Discount Tickets will be available at all 71 participating NAPA Auto Parts stores beginning on Monday April 3rd.  For a full list of the 71 locations throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Vermont, and Rhode Island, call the speedway office or visit us on the web at www.staffordmotorspeedway.com/ participating-napa-auto-parts- stores.

For more information on the contingency program or to order tickets for the 46th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler, contact the Stafford Motor Speedway track office at 860-684-2783 or visit us on the web at www.staffordspeedway.com.

Sources: Scott Running/Stafford Motor Speedway PR

NASCAR and SiriusXM Extend Broadcasting Agreement Through 2022 for Every NASCAR National Series Race

SiriusXM will continue to air all races from NASCAR’s premier division, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, as well as every NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race

NASCAR fans continue to get 24/7 coverage of the sport on exclusive SiriusXM NASCAR Radio channel

NEW YORK and DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 8, 2017) –- NASCAR and SiriusXM today announced a six-year renewal to extend their broadcasting and marketing agreement through 2022. SiriusXM will continue to deliver 24/7 racing content to millions of listeners across North America, including live broadcasts of every race, plus daily NASCAR talk and interviews with voices across the industry through its exclusive SiriusXM NASCAR Radio channel. NASCAR content is available to SiriusXM subscribers in their car, at home or on the go on satellite radios, on the SiriusXM app and online at SiriusXM.com.

SiriusXM and NASCAR’s agreement extension marks another important milestone in the history of collaboration between the two organizations, as 2017 is NASCAR’s 16th season on satellite radio and listeners will have uninterrupted access to the sport for more than two decades. SiriusXM will also retain exclusive category rights to utilize NASCAR branding and trademarks for advertising and promotion.

“We have more than a successful decade of partnership already under our belts with SiriusXM and look forward to continuing our relationship over the next six years,” said Steve Herbst, senior vice president, broadcasting and production at NASCAR. “SiriusXM provides robust coverage of both our live events and breaking news, acting as a trusted resource for our sport and helping NASCAR content to reach new, diverse audiences nationwide.”

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Slot Car Swap Meet at Modelville January 29

Modelville Hobby will hold a Slot Car Swap Meet on January 29, 2017
Doors open at 10:00 AM Swap meet ends at 3:00. Vendor space is $10 per table.

Great time to sell some of your stuff or maybe pick up a deal or two for yourself.

Modelville Hobby is located at 280 Eliot Street Ashland, MA. For more information, call 508-881-7616 or visit www.modelvillehobby.com.

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Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Releases 2017 Road Course Competition Schedule

Calendar Blends Nationally Recognized Events with Fan Favorites

THOMPSON, CT — From original vintage sports cars to junkyard Jettas. From US Legends cars to Mazda Miatas. You’ll find them all – and more – on the 2017 Road Course Competition Schedule at historic 1.7-mile circuit located in northeastern Connecticut.

“We’re delighted with the continued diversity that our competitive road course events offers drivers and fans. Whether it be the 24 Hours of LeMons, the US Legends cars, or the historic sports cars of VSCCA and VRG, we’ve got a bit to offer everyone,” Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) General Manager, Josh Vanada, commented.

The road racing season will once again begin off with the Third Annual Icebreaker, Road Race Style on Saturday, April 22. Condensed into a one-day event, to minimize time out of school and work, this year’s version will showcase six race groups.  Headlined by the first round of the Midstate Site Development (MSD) Legends Series for the US Legends Cars, two small bore groups, a big bore, and open wheel group will also be on the card.  Another component of this event will be a driver’s school, hosted by the Sports Car Club of America, New England Region. This is the first step required to acquiring a competition license.

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Latest Edition of Newsletter Offers Great Sponsorship Helps

A Goldmine of Sponsorship Helps That Will Get You Headed for Sponsorship Success

LANGHORNE, PA September 15, 2016 . . . There is a goldmine of great sponsorship helps in the newest edition of Ernie Saxton’s Motorsports Sponsorship Marketing News, the newsletter that helps so many reach success with their sponsorship efforts as a racer, team owner or promoter.

Kristin Swartzlander of Dirty Mouth Communications offers a variety of suggestions on how to increase the value of your sponsorship offerings.

Attorney Michael K. Spotts shares social media, internet and live streaming ideas that increases marketing exposure. This is a two part article.
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High Five: Donny Schatz Wins Gerdau Magic City Showdown for Fifth Straight Year at Nodak Speedway

MINOT, N.D. – August 28, 2016 – It took Donny Schatz until his seventh start to win at his home track of Nodak Speedway in Minot, North Dakota with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Since that victory in 2012, he been undefeated in the Gerdau Magic City Showdown. Schatz extended his win streak at Nodak Speedway to five, after leading flag-to-flag on Sunday night at the three-eighths-mile.
Schatz started second and on the initial start ran second to pole sitter Logan Schuchart, but the first caution flag of the night flew before the lap was complete. That led to a complete restart and on the second start, Schatz was able to dive under Schuchart on the front straightaway to officially lead the first lap. Schatz was in traffic just five laps into the race and like his win on Friday night at River Cities Speedway, he masterfully weaved his way through the lapped machines.
“They are all special and they are all good,” said Schatz of his five wins at Nodak Speedway. “The trophies here are awesome and so are the people. Everything about this place is great. I’ll tell you what’s really great, and that is this race team. These guys (on my crew) deserve to be standing here. The race car they prepare each day is incredible. I’m the lucky guy that gets to drive it and looks good. Their hard work is what pays off and gets us to victory lane.”

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Patnode Wins Second Victor Johnson Memorial 100

 014Todd Patnode took down the win in Saturday’s Victor Johnson Memorial 100 Presented By Swanzey Oil.  The first 67 laps of the race had no cautions. The last 33 laps of the event had 8 cautions. Patnode would win his second Victor Johnson Memorial race in three years. Patnode would take the lead from Russ Hersey with 29 laps to go.  Continue reading ‘Patnode Wins Second Victor Johnson Memorial 100’

Mother Nature Forces Another Evergreen Raceway Cancellation

St. Johns, PA (8/20/2016)- In what seems to be an ongoing battle with Mother Nature, Evergreen Raceway officials have made the decision to cancel their event that was slated for Sunday, August 21. The show, which was supposed to highlight the Tour-Type Modifieds, won’t be rescheduled due to the next Tour Type Modified being just a few weeks away. It’s slated for Sunday, September 11.

“I absolutely hate it for the racers and their fans”, noted track promoter, Jason Makarewicz.   “We kept a close eye on the forecast for the last three days and all its done was get worse. We also kicked around the idea of making up this special Modified show on the same day as our next Enduro. The idea was a great one, but unfortunately that won’t happen because of the Tour Modifieds being on the schedule for the week following the Enduro.” He continued, “Thanks to Mother Nature, we definitely learned this year. I and a lot of others are just really looking forward the near perfect fall racing weather.”

With the slew of cancellations over the last month and a half, many of the track’s regular divisions have been on the sidelines. Many of them are excited to be back on the asphalt next Sunday, August 28, including the Evergreen Modifieds, Street Stocks, Factory Stocks and Four Cylinders. A Powder Puff race is also on the schedule for the Four Cylinder and Factory Stocks/Street Stocks.

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Evergreen Raceway’s ‘Summer Cruise in the Evergreens’ This Saturday

St. Johns, PA (8/14/2016)- Evergreen Raceway’s ‘Summer Cruise in the Evergreens’, a Classic/Custom/Truck/Cycle/ Race car show and everything else, including automotive flea market will take place in the pit area at the speedway on Saturday, August 20 from11 AM – 6 PM.

Presented by Northeast Cruisers, Evergreen Raceway & Tyler Jett Motorsports Marketing, ‘Summer Cruise in the Evergreens’ will have food, music, and entertainment for families, which of course are invited to attend at no charge. Since the announcement of the show, classic car owners and enthusiasts have shown plenty of interest and they plan to show off their rides to show goers.

Dash plaques will be provided for the first 30 registered vehicles and registration is just $10 at the track on the day of the event. There will be awards presented for the best appearing top 10 and a prestigious ‘Best of Show’ award will also be given.

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Keith Rocco, Joel Monahan, Jay Goff, Robert Bloxsom, III, & Jeremy Lavoie Win CBYD 811 Challenge Bonus at Stafford Speedway

Stafford Springs, CT — For the fourth consecutive season, Call Before You Dig has partnered with Stafford Speedway to present the CBYD 811 Challenge as a unique way to raise awareness about CBYD’s 811 number to call before beginning an excavation project.  The CBYD 811 Challenge is open to drivers in each of Stafford’s five NASCAR Whelen All-American Series divisions and awards five drivers an $811 bonus at the conclusion of the August 5th feature events utilizing a special points system.  This year’s $4,055 in bonus money from CBYD brings the 4-year total for the program to over $16,000 distributed to Stafford drivers.

The five drivers that came closest to 811 points without going over were Keith Rocco from the SK Modified® division, Joel Monahan from the Late Model division, Jay Goff from the SK Light division, and Robert Bloxsom, III and Jeremy Lavoie from the Limited Late Model division.

Rocco is a 2-time SK Modified® track champion at Stafford and he currently sits third in the 2016 SK Modified® standings, 52 points behind Rowan Pennink.  The 2016 season has yet to see Rocco drive into NAPA Victory Lane with his #88 Wheelers Auto Chevrolet but he has two second place finishes and three third place finishes among his 5 top-5 and 9 top-10 finishes this season.  Rocco, who won the 2010 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national championship, is also currently second in the 2016 NWAAS standings, only 3 points out of the lead.

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Jeff Strunk, Ron Kline and Brian Papiez Took Home the Big Bucks As NASCAR Feature Winners on Saturday Night at Grandview Speedway

BECHTELSVILLE, PA. August 7, 2016 –After three separate showers went through the Grandview Speedway grounds late Saturday afternoon racing was delayed for an hour until the track was race ready for an action-packed night of three division NASCAR stock car racing in the activities sponsored by Bernheisel Race Cars.

The last time the Modifieds were in action, Jeff Strunk finished third, but was disqualified due to an illegal carburetor placing him last. He redeemed himself Saturday night when a restart work3ed to his advantage, he moved into second and became the new leader on lap 24. The ten-time champion went on to score his second 30-Lap T.P. Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified All-American Racing Series feature of the season. Strunk also received $250 from T.P. Trailers and $150 worth of product from VP Racing Fuels provided he was carrying the proper decals.

Ron Kline was contacted by Junior Grebe and Wanda Brown on Thursday to see if he wanted to take over the Late Model ride normally driven by Dave Ogin. He accepted the offer, relettered the car to his familiar No. 3 and was back in action for the BRC Late Model feature. He led all 30 laps of the event and finished by a considerable margin over runner-up Bryon Sipe. Kline had not been in the winner’s circle since June 7, 2014. He also picked up an additional $100 from T.P. Trailers.
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Richards by the Dozen

Josh Richards captures his 12th win of the season, 70th career series victory

NEW RICHMOND, Wisc. – August 4, 2016 – Josh Richards got his golden egg Thursday night, reaching one dozen wins at Cedar Lake Speedway’s USA Nationals preliminary show. It was Richards’ 70th career World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win.

“From 2013-15 the track changed,” said Richards, who won the $6,000 purse. “But from last year to this year, the track was quite a bit different – with the surface and everything. We could race on it really well. I want to thank all the track guys for putting on this event and working hard on the track. This is the track to race on. Thanks to all the fans for coming out.”

Richards, who won his heat race earlier in the night, caught fire in the 30-lap feature. He was supposed to start fifth in the A-Main, but electrical failures in Jonathan Davenport’s car forced him to forfeit third position. This moved everyone up by one position. Davenport won the show last season, but helped others’ cases to win this time around.

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Getting To Know Casey Call

IMG_0732Casey Call out of Pembroke, NH raced the New England Legend Summer Nationals last weekend.  The races were held at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway, Star Speedway, and Oxford Plains Speedway.  Call cannot race at Beech Ridge because of age restriction as he is only 12 years old. He will be turning 13 in August.  He has gotten a pretty good amount of seat time at Star Speedway. He just went to Oxford Plains Speedway.  He did pretty well at Oxford and is hoping to get a top 5 when he returns. As part of the 4 race series, the legends raced with the Tri-Track Open Modified Series at Star on Saturday night and the PASS North Super Late Models at Oxford on Sunday.  Continue reading ‘Getting To Know Casey Call’

Matt Hirschman Wins Third SBM V 125

Hirschman Checkered Flag 2Epping, NH- Matt Hirschman went on to win his third SBM V 125 this past Saturday night at the Star Speedway in Epping, NH in round two of the Northeast Race Cars And Parts Tri Track Open Modified Series.  Hirschman passed pole sitter Jon McKennedy with 24 to go. Continue reading ‘Matt Hirschman Wins Third SBM V 125’

Payea in Right Place at Right Time for Propane Plus 150 Win

Seekonk, MA – Scott Payea was the last man standing on a wild night at Massachusetts’ Seekonk Speedway on Saturday, July 16, taking the lead with three laps to go en route to his second American-Canadian Tour (ACT) win of the season in the Propane Plus 150.

Colchester, VT’s Payea had run a distant second to Brad Babb for much of the second half of the event, but the 12th caution of the night for ACT Late Model Tour point leader Nick Sweet’s spin on lap 141 set up a showdown between Babb, Payea, Eddie MacDonald, and Dillon Moltz. After Babb got off to a strong restart, Payea began inching back up on the outside as the laps wound down.

As Payea drew even with three laps remaining, MacDonald – who started last after arriving from Loudon’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway shortly before the green flag – dove three-wide on the backstretch, and contact entering turn three allowed Payea to leap out to the top spot. MacDonald and Babb continued bumping and eventually ended up in the turn two wall to bring out the red flag with two laps to go. Payea then held off Moltz on the race’s final restart for the victory.
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PASS 150 Postponed Until Tuesday

Southern Maine Chrysler Dodge Jeep 150 on July 12
Rain showers throughout the day and more forecast for tonight have postponed the Pro All Stars Series Southern Maine Chrysler Dodge Jeep 150 scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m.
The event, including the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Sport Series and Wildcats, will be held on Tuesday night, July 12, at 7 p.m.
Now in its 68th season of competition, Beech Ridge Motor Speedway is Maine’s only NASCAR-sanctioned short track. In addition to the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, which competes from May through September each season, the track hosts the 10-week ThursdayThunder series from June through August, and Car Wars on Friday nights in August.

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Clauson Nears Circular Insanity Midway Point

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (July 7, 2016) – With Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek in the rearview mirror, Bryan Clauson is fast approaching the midway point of the “Circular Insanity” pursuit of 200 races in 2016.

With a couple of rainouts in Posse territory slowing the pace, Clauson has reached the 95 race mark with “Circular Insanity” crossed flags in sight.

Now, after a couple of days off to catch his breath and take in a few laps at the dirt track in progress at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, things kick back into high gear with the opening leg of USAC’s Indiana Sprint Week on Friday.
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Jack Dover Wins ASCS Warrior Region Bud Shootout At U.S. 36 Raceway

CAMERON, Mo. (June 10, 2016) For the 11th time in his career, Nebraska’s Jack Dover parked his familiar No. 53 in Victory Lane with the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps; topping the field at the U.S. 36 Raceway in the annual Budweiser Shootout.

Earning an extra $500 with a win in the night’s second Heat, Dover drew the pole for the night’s 25 lap A-Feature. Jumping to the point, the cushion was the place to be for the Home Pride Motorsports entry, as Dover led flag-to-flag at the high-banked, three-eighths mile oval.

While Dover was able to keep several restart attempts for the lead at bay, the race for second was seemingly non-stop as Tony Bruce, Jr. and Jonathan Cornell traded the runner-up spot throughout the race with Bruce making the last lap pass for the silver position in the Smith Racing No. 86. Cornell would have to settle for the bronze with Jordan Boston and Mitchell Moore completing the top-five.

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Northeast Race Cars & Parts Tri-Track Open Modified Racing Series Returning To Monadnock This Weekend

Winchester, NH – The Northeast Race Car & Parts Tri-Track Open Modified Series will kick off this weekend at the Monadnock for a 100 lap race in tribute to the late Ron Bouchard. Bouchard passed away last December after a battle with cancer.  It will be a 5 race series as they will travel to Seekonk Speedway on Wednesday night June 29th.  Star Speedway on Saturday July 30th and the New London Waterford Speedbowl on Thursday August 25th and Sunday October 23rd. Continue reading ‘Northeast Race Cars & Parts Tri-Track Open Modified Racing Series Returning To Monadnock This Weekend’

Rowan Pennink Busy In 2016

Rowan Pennink will have a busy 2016 season. Pennink is very excited about his plans for this season.  Pennink will be driving on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour for Boehler Racing Enterprises.  The Boehler family has been in Modified Racing for decades. For Pennink it means a lot to drive Ole Blue on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.   Continue reading ‘Rowan Pennink Busy In 2016’

Phil Scott Running For Governor In Vermont

IMG_1608Phil Scott has been very busy. While he is the Lt. Governor in the State of Vermont, Scott races in the Late Model division at Thunder Road Speedbowl. Scott is also in another race. He is running for Governor in the State Of Vermont.  Scott has been very busy in the last month with campaigning. Continue reading ‘Phil Scott Running For Governor In Vermont’

Rivet Looking To Improve At Monadnock

RivetKimmy Rivet has been racing in the Sportsman Modified division this season at Monadnock Speedway. Heading into this season, Rivet is looking forward to getting some podium finishes and hope to get a win.She has finished third twice in two of the last three races at the quarter mile oval.   The crew really worked hard over the winter to get the car ready.  “ The car is amazing. Best it’s ever been.”  Rivet Said Continue reading ‘Rivet Looking To Improve At Monadnock’

Leary Doing Double Duty At Stafford and Monadnock

LearyTyler Leary has been racing on Friday nights at Stafford Motor Speedway in the Late Models and on Saturday nights at Monadnock Speedway in the Super Stock division. Leary thinks it is definitely a good feeling to run at both race tracks this season. He feels racing at two different tracks will give him more seat time and to learn two different styles of race tracks with two different kinds of race cars. “ As a driver I think it will increase my ability Totally different feeling.” Leary Said Continue reading ‘Leary Doing Double Duty At Stafford and Monadnock’

Scott Dragon To Focus On 2016 Season At Thunder Road Speedbowl

IMG_1433Scott Dragon will run the full season in the Late Model division at Thunder Road Speedbowl. Dragon finished second last weekend in the 54th annual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic 100 lap late model race. “ For the longest time this place would haunt me. I always dreaded coming here for a long time. This is been the last 3 years running full time up here. I am started to get more comfortable with the track. Starting to figure out the line to get around this place. I really enjoy the place now.” Dragon Said Continue reading ‘Scott Dragon To Focus On 2016 Season At Thunder Road Speedbowl’

Luce Wins PASS North Race At 54th Annual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic At Thunder Road

IMG_1285Barre, VT- Glen Luce out of Turner, ME would win the Pro All Star Series North Super Late Model event during the 54th annual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic Thunder Road Speedbowl on Sunday afternoon. Travis Benjamin would start on the pole and lead the first 100 laps in the event. Jeremy Davis would take over the lead. Davis had mechanical problems during a caution and would not return in the event. Wayne Helliwell, JR started in 18th would take over the lead. Continue reading ‘Luce Wins PASS North Race At 54th Annual Mekkelsen RV Memorial Day Classic At Thunder Road’

Preece Scores Win In Winchester 200

Winchester, NH- Ryan Preece took down the win in the First Annual Winchester 200 Modified Touring Series event at the Monadnock Speedway. Preece went home with $15,000 and a Winchester 355 rifle. Eric Goodale would finish in second and Matt Hirschman would finish in third. A total of 22 cars showed up for the event. Continue reading ‘Preece Scores Win In Winchester 200’

At A Glance: Hometown Friday Night

The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series travels to The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. for the Circle K/NOS Energy Drink Outlaw Showdown on Friday, May 27, then Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway on Monday, May 30

CONCORD, N.C. – May 26, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will head to the home of the series sanctioning body, World Racing Group, as well as three series’ teams when they travel to Concord, N.C. for the Circle K/NOS Energy Drink Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday, May 27. Following action at home, and a rare weekend off, the series will head back north to Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway for a Memorial Day showdown on Monday, May 30.

The Larson-Marks Racing’s No. 2 team is one of three teams based in the Charlotte, N.C. area, with the other two being the Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb No. 9 and No. 49 cars. The close proximity for these teams allows them to take their trailers and cars back to their shops to make repairs and stock up on needed parts.

“For our situation, I crashed in qualifying at Lincoln Speedway, so we’re able to get back here and regroup a little bit and get that car out of the trailer and another one put upstairs,” Stewart said. “It’s going to be a little bit of work for the crew because of my mistake, so the timing of this race has been pretty good just from that part of it.

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Pollard Remains Perfect on Dirt at His Home Track

SENOIA, Ga. –Bubba Pollard is known as one of the top Late Model drivers in the country. While his reign mostly comes on asphalt, the Senoia, Georgia driver remains perfect on dirt, as he is now three for three in 2016. His latest win came last weekend at his home track of Senoia Raceway (GA).

“It’s pretty cool to be able to win in front of the hometown crowd that doesn’t get to see me race often. It’s special to me and my family to be able to win at the track that my grandfather built,” said Pollard.

Pollard set fast time earlier in the day and started from the pole position. After the drop of the green, he fell back to second for the first few laps, but made use of a restart to retake the lead and hold on for the win.

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Brodix ASCS Frontier Opener Delayed Due To Rain And Near Freezing Forecast

TULSA, Okla. (May 11, 2016) As unpredictable as Mother Nature can be, she seems to have set her sights on the Brodix ASCS Frontier Region this weekend with heavy rain and near freezing temperatures in the forecast; forcing the cancellation of the 2016 season-opening doubleheader at the Black Hills Speedway and Gillette Thunder Speedway.

With teams planning on traveling from as far away as Washington, Canada, and as far south as Colorado. the call was made by ASCS Frontier Region officials along with track promoters to give teams plenty of time to update their weekend plans.

A rescheduled date is currently being discussed for the South Dakota and Wyoming facilities and will be announced in the coming weeks.
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Chris Pasteryak Wins Valenti Modified Racing Series Season Opener At Monadnock Speedway

Pasteryak winChris Pasteryak out of Jewett City, CT took down the win in the Bond Auto Parts Spring Dash 100 Valenti Modified Racing Series season opener this past Saturday night at the Monadnock Speedway. Richard Savary would lead the 22 car field to the green and lead the first 24 laps. Continue reading ‘Chris Pasteryak Wins Valenti Modified Racing Series Season Opener At Monadnock Speedway’




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