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The Doctor takes Brett’s Money at Big Show 6

MALTA, N.Y. — July 30, 2014 — After just a few practice laps Wednesday, July 30, Danny Johnson rolled onto the track at Albany-Saratoga Speedway and charged straight to victory in the 100-lap Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series feature, taking the impressive $10,000 winner’s share for The Big Show 6 Presented by Recovery Sports Grill, Ferris & VP Race Fuels. “It was a good race, we had a good race car. I’m very happy with my hot rod,” said Johnson, of Rochester, N.Y., while celebrating his second Super DIRTcar Series win of the season. “We just have a fast…More

Dave Beats Dale to Win His First “Lou Blaney Memorial”; King Jr. Continues Sharon Dominance

By MIKE LEONE Hartford, OH July 30, 2014 Sharon Speedway hosted the sixth annual “Lou Blaney Memorial” on Wednesday night. Despite thunderstorms scattered throughout the region during the day and night, only two brief showers hit the speedway in the late afternoon. A large crowd turned out along with 23 “410″ Sprint Cars and 31 Big-Block Modifieds in the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Alzheimer’s Association Benefit Event. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Dave Blaney-”410″ Sprint Cars and Rex King, Jr.-BRP Tour Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Big-Block Modifieds. And there has still yet to be a…More

Tiebreaker: Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Heads To Penn Can Speedway Tuesday, Aug. 12 For Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. ‘Hot Summer Night’ Specia

(Jeff Gromis Photo) SUSQUEHANNA, PA – Call it the “tiebreaker” at Penn Can Speedway. On Tuesday, Aug. 12 (rain date: Aug. 13), in what will likely be the final midweek show contested under the outgoing promotional partnership of Reed Miller and Al Wilcox, Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. presents the ‘Hot Summer Night’ special: 60 laps for the touring big-block/small-block Modifieds of the Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP. The last special event contested on the racy Penn Can Speedway three-eighths-mile oval in June ended with a dead tie between Kevin Hartnett and Danny Johnson. Both are expected to be…More

10 Days of Great Racing and Fun Begin at Knoxillve

KNOXVILLE, Iowa – July 31, 2014 NASCAR stars, small town fun and the best racing anywhere in the world starts today. The 10-day Sprint Car race fans dream is here. The 54th annual FVP Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Store will run August 6th through August 9th. Kicking off the events is the 360 Arnold Motor Supply Nationals. The 360′s get underway tonight and will run through Saturday evening. Sunday night the 410′s will take to the track for the 3rd annual Capitani Classic. The best drivers are expected to turn out for the final tune up preparing for…More

Month of Money Starts Sunday with Twin 20′s Paying $2,000 Each

VERNON, NY-This Sunday, August 3, begins what could be the richest month of racing in the speedway’s history for the headline Modified division. Gates-Cole.com and NYCM present Twin 20 lap features, each paying $2,000 to win, for the Modifieds plus regular show of Sportsman, Pro Stocks, and Pure Stocks. Gates will open at 3:30 p.m. with racing starting at 6 p.m. With a month to go until the $13,000 Modified track championship is decided, Matt Sheppard and Stewart Friesen are in a dogfight for the point lead. Coming into last week’s event, Sheppard was second in the standings but with…More

Renegade Sprints series and its hierarchy is in Sprint Car game for the long haul

By JERMEY ELLIOTT (Patriot News) This time, it’s different. When car-owner Shane Helms announced that he is starting a new Sprint Car series to go toe-to-toe with the All Star Circuit of Champions, it sent shockwaves and a touch of anticipation through the sport. Message boards and forums blew up. People hit me up on email to find out information about sanction fees, driver commitments and if there was a schedule in place. There have also been a sizable number of skeptics, and rightly so. This isn’t the first time a group of drivers and owners have stepped up and…More

Point Races Down To The Final Five Events At The Brewerton Speedway

By DAVE MEDLER BREWERTON, NY –  The heat will be turned up as the calendar turns to August this Friday as the Brewerton Speedway is down to the final five point races to decide the 2014 track champions for off season bragging rights. On the race card on Maple View Garage night is the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, Pro Race Cars Mod Lites, Nationwide Insurance IMCA Modifieds, Hilton’s Automotive Four Cylinders plus a special appearance by the Midstate Vintage Stock Car Club. Last Friday at the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ Matt Billings out of Brockville, Ontario took his first career…More

Utica-Rome Revises Children Admission Policy for Augs, Adds Adult Incentives

VERNON, NY-With a the final full month of racing upon us at the Utica-Rome Speedway and the schedule loaded with special events for the remainder of the 2014 season, track management has revised some of its pricing policies for the remainder of the year. For the remaining Sunday evening shows for the month of August, all children 15 and under will be admitted for free with an adult. Previously, 9 and under were free. For the special events such as the Night of Legends on August 20, the New Yorker 200 on September 1, and the Cole Cup on September…More