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Utica-Rome Releases Exciting Tentative 2015 Schedule

VERNON, NY- With the 2015 racing season just a couple months away, Utica-Rome Speedway has released its tentative schedule for the upcoming campaign. Not only is another season of weekly NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing planned, but the track will be visited by some of the top touring series in the nation. As has been the case the past several years, two big Modified events will bookend the summer months with the annual running of the Victoria 200 Weekend on May 24 and 25, and the New Yorker 200 Weekend on September 6 and 7. Both events will be 100…More

Fulton And Brewerton Speedway Winter Bash Set For Saturday, February 21; Great Northern Mall Show March 27-29

By DAVE MEDLER BALDWINSVILLE, NY – The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways invite you to shake off the winter blues at our winter get-together at the Radisson Ale House. We will have the final night of the DIRTcar Nationals on the big screen all night. Our 2014 Point Funds and Awards will be distributed. No tickets required. Come hang out, get up to date track info, enjoy the race from Volusia and receive your 2014 points funds and awards. Fans and teams invited. No reservations needed. The Radisson Ale House is located at 8055 Potter Rd. in Baldwinsville, NY. Right after…More

Sharon Set to Kick-Off 2015 on April 25

By Mike Leone Hartford, OH – Sharon Speedway is gearing up for the 2015 racing season, which is fast approaching. The Speedway has announced Saturday, April 25 as the 86th anniversary season opener. Racers and fans alike will notice many changes for the upcoming season featuring a brand new racing surface as 111 tri-axle loads of clay was brought in, an all-new racing format, reduced weekly admission prices to $10, elimination of driver registration fees, and a new computerized concession. Sharon will have an all-new weekly racing format. In lieu of heat races, group qualifying will be run to set…More

Final Saturday of February last chance to purchase Driver VIP and Pit Season Passes before increase

THOROLD, Ontario – Although the next leap year is a year away – Merrittville Speedway’s Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series Race Teams will have an extra day to purchase 2015 Driver VIP and Pit Season Passes when the Winter Office will be open Saturday February 28th from 9 AM to 12 Noon. “With our March 1st Deadline a Sunday,” said (Merrittville Speedway GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “the Saturday opening will give those that are unable to visit us during the week a chance to get memberships and passes … and the BRP Parts Counter will also be open as well.” Lucas…More

Admission Prices Remain the Same, Grandview Remains Part of American Racer Cup

BECHTELSVILLE, PA – There will be no increase in admission prices for the regular Saturday night NASCAR sanctioned stock car racing events at Grandview Speedway this season. Good news for the many fans that support auto racing at the popular racing facility now headed into its 53rd season of racing. Adult admission for regular shows, featuring the 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman stock cars, will remain at $15 for adults. Youngsters 11 and under will be admitted free for the regular shows. Pit passes, for those with a NASCAR license, will be available for $30. A free-to-the-public practice…More

6th Annual Battle at the Border to Host a Big/Small Block Shoot-Out

Ransomville, NY – Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 – The management at Ransomville Speedway has been busy preparing for their 58th season of competition. One of the more successful and historic tracks in the northeast, promoters Jamie and Joel Friesen are always looking for ways to further enhance their program. This years Battle at the Border is sure to do just that. Slated for Wednesday, July 1st, this years Battle at the Border will be a Big Block / Small Block Modified shoot-out offering $4000 to the 1st Big Block to cross the finish line AND $4000 to the 1st Small…More

Big Diamond Car Show has a New Home, Schuylkill Mall to Host First Event of 2015

MINERSVILLE, PA – Race fans will get a chance to wet their whistles for the 2015 Big Diamond Speedway season with the Big Diamond Speedway Mall Show being held the week of March 2-6 at it’s new home, the Schuylkill Mall in Frackville, PA. Fans will have the opportunity to get up close to the stars and cars of all Big Diamond Speedway divisions. Competitors will be able bring their equipment out of a winter of hibernation and show off months of hard work. Cars move in Sunday March 1st at 5:15pm & move out Friday March 6th at 9pm.…More

Donny Schatz To Carry Colors Of Bad Boy Buggies® in 2015

(Photo courtesy of Tony Stewart Racing) INDIANAPOLIS, IND – Following a World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series championship that included a career-best victory count of 26, Donny Schatz is focused on the number one as he enters the 2015 season. The six-time and reigning WoO champion from Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing (TSR) wants to earn Bad Boy Buggies® their first WoO title as primary sponsor of his iconic No. 15 sprint car. While the brand has won with Schatz as an associate partner, the 2015 season will mark their first season in a primary role on the No. 15 TSR…More

SUNY Canton Continues Strong Support Of The Brewerton And Fulton Speedway In 2015

By DAVE MEDLER BALDWINSVILLE, NY – SUNY Canton will continue their strong support at the Brewerton and Fulton Speedways in 2015, their seventh consecutive year as a sponsor. SUNY Canton will continue as the divisional sponsor of the popular Sportsman division, this year at both Brewerton and Fulton. SUNY Canton also returns as the presenting sponsor for two of the biggest events in the Northeast: the 30th Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend at Fulton Speedway (October 2-3) and the 23rd Annual Hurricane 100 – 358 Modified Championship during Super DIRT Week on Thursday, October 8th. SUNY Canton has been long known…More

Big Money, Big Shows on Tap at Attica Raceway Park in 2015

By BRIAN LISKAI ATTICA, Ohio – The 2015 racing season at Attica Raceway Park is shaping up to be the biggest in the track’s 27 year history with BIGGER shows and BIGGER payouts; enough to lure the top dirt track drivers in the United States. “This is the 10th year that I’ve been Attica Raceway Park’s promoter. I wanted to celebrate and thank all the race teams and wonderful fans who have supported this track and me for so long. This schedule does ALL of that,” said John Bores, ARP Promoter. “Ohio’s Finest Racing” speedplant will payout over $675,000 in…More