Danny Johnson sweeps Brockville’s Fall Nationals, winning Saturday’s Super DIRTcar Series 100-lapper

BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – October 18, 2014 – “The Doctor” Danny Johnson made history Saturday night, becoming the first Modified driver to sweep Brockville Ontario Speedway’s DIRTcar Fall Nationals presented by 1000 Islands RV Centre. Johnson wheeled the Traction Grabber No. 27J to victory lane Friday night in the 100-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature race, and followed it up the next night with a win in the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series feature event. “It’s a fantastic track for us. It’s really working really well for us,” said Johnson, whose victory Saturday was his fourth Super DIRTcar Series win of…More

5-25’s Fall to Strunk, Umbenhauer, Drevicki, Michael and Spidle on Saturday

(Joe Kaminski Photo) BECHTELSVILLE, PA – The 114th race of the twenty-five year history of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series played out Saturday night at the Grandview Speedway with the popular House of Thunder Halloween Party and the Grandview Thunder 5-25’s, a features only event. Jeff Strunk collected $3,000 for winning the 358 NASCAR Modified feature as Jared Umbenhauer took the win the Sportsman feature. Steve Drevicki won the ARDC Midget feature as Curt Michael charged from tenth to win the URC feature. Chris Spidle was the winner of the Legends feature. With over one-hundred…More

Laubach Comes from 11th to Win DIS Big Block Stat Championship

By CHARLIE BROWN DELMAR, DE – The large crowd on hand were treated to some great racing on Saturday night as the 2014 season at the Delaware International Speedway wrapped up with the $60,000 Delaware State Dirt Track Championships. Rick Laubach of Quakertown, Pa. drove from his 11th starting spot to win the 50-lap Big Block Modified finale. The biggest upset of the two day championships was pulled off by Milton, Delaware’s Rob Schirmer taking the lead coming off the final turn in the 50-lap Super Late Model feature to win the biggest race of his career. Jamie Mills had…More

Haas, Eichelberger, Foster And Kline Close Williams Grove Season With Fall Fest Wins

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Cory Haas won the season finale 410 sprint car main as part of Fall Fest 2014 on Saturday night at Williams Grove Speedway while other winners in the features-only program were Rich Eichelberger, 358 sprints; Gregg Foster, super sportsman; and Ron Kline, 358 late models. Following the racing program, track title laurels were handed out to the champion sprint car teams including Greg Hodnett and car owner Mike Heffner in the 410 division and Kevin Nouse in the 358 division. The top teams in both divisions also received their trophies and point fund payoffs. Special awards in…More

Matt Covington Breaks Through at the Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals

MESQUITE, Texas (October 18, 2014) Twice in 2014 Matt Covington has been close to winning at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real. Silver in the Spring Nationals, Bronze in the Summer Nationals, and finally Gold as the Oklahoma shoe led start-to-finish in the 41st annual Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals. Covington’s fourth career Lucas Oil ASCS victory, the win is his second of the season. “This feels better than I thought it would. I’ve always wanted to win a National Tour race here. This means more to me than my first ever National…More

Danny Johnson powers to DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Brockville Ontario Speedway

BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Saturday, October 18, 2014 – “The Doctor” Danny Johnson outmaneuvered Modified stars Billy Dunn and Erick Rudolph to claim Friday’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Brockville Ontario Speedway. “We started fourth and we jiggled around back and forth there for a little bit,” said Johnson, who claimed his sixth DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win at Brockville. “Then a couple guys there fell out, and the bottom came in good. My car was really hooked up well on the bottom, it rotated well, and it worked out well for us tonight.” Johnson started fourth while Dunn and early race…More

Bunting Scores $5,260 Payday in Rare Small Block Run at DIS

By CHARLIE BROWN DELMAR, DE – The Small Block Modifieds only compete once a year at the Delaware International Speedway and that is during the Delaware State Dirt Track Championships. Since the division was added in 1986 only two weekly racers (Ricky Elliott in 1996 and H.J. Bunting in 2005) have won the event. On Friday night of the two night Delaware Dirt Track Championships Bunting’s team made the right choices with their setup and the Milford, Del. resident drove to his second Fall Championship win. Bunting earned $5000 for the win, $235 in lap leader money and $25 from…More

“Super” Matt Sheppard Wins $5,285 at Penn Can Speedway ‘King of the Can’

(Scott Seward Photo) SUSQUEHANNA, PA – The illustrious career of Matt Sheppard has included high-profile victories and championships. On Friday night at Penn Can Speedway, Sheppard sat on the “throne” as racing royalty. Sheppard, 32, of Waterloo, N.Y., annexed his first-ever ‘King of the Can’ conquest, topping the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified event in dominant fashion driving the Norm Hansell-owned No. 357. ‘Super Matt’ collected $5,285 including lap money and a $100 winner’s bonus posted by Simplicity Design, plus the unique “toilet trophy” that has become signature at Penn Can’s year-end event. The win was his first-ever on Penn Can’s tricky…More