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Strunk, Umbenhauer and Schutz Lead Point Standings as Fourth Sat Night of NASCAR Events set to get Underway at Grandview

By ERNIE SAXTON BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 23, 2014 . . . With four races in the record book nine time track champion Jeff Strunk is on top of the NASCAR 358 Modified championship standings with just a 23 point edge over Mike Gular as they head into racing action on Saturday at Grandview Speedway. Chuck Schutz, a six time Late Model champion, is on top in the chase for that title and has just a 46 point edge over Lou Egrie Sr. who set out most of last season. Randy Stoudt is third in the point battle and is just…More

Andy Bachetti Looking to Get Back on Track after Disappointing Weekend at Accord and Lebanon Valley

By Craig Revelle – Finish Line Web Design After a tough weekend the previous week, Andy Bachetti and the Bachetti Motorsports team were looking forward to getting back on track this weekend with events at Accord Speedway and Lebanon Valley Speedway. At Accord Speedway on Friday night, Andy started at the rear of his qualifying heat race, and moved up to third place before the checkered flag.  The car was strong early, and the team was optimistic going into the main event.  On lap one of the race, Bachetti was caught up in a wreck that started right in front…More

Brewerton Speedway Opener Just a Little Over A Week Away on May 2: Test And Tune Tuesday April 29

By DAVE MEDLER BREWERTON, NY – After some challenging spring conditions from the large amount of snow melting from the winter season, the Brewerton Speedway is ready to get the 2014 season underway on Friday, May 2nd presented by Ehrlich Pest Control. Known throughout the Northeast for one of the toughest Modified fields on a weekly basis as well as its other divisions the “D-Shaped Dirt Demon” is primed for an exciting season for competitors and fans alike. Before the first green flag of the season there will be a Test & Tune on Tuesday, April 29 at 6:30 and…More

Omni Services To Sponsor Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified Heat Winners Award At The Brewerton And Fulton Speedways

By DAVE MEDLER BREWERTON, NY – The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways are excited to welcome aboard new partner Omni Services located at 6191 East Molloy Rd. East Syracuse, NY and the new Omni Services – Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified heat winners award. How the program will work: Starting at each track season opener, Fulton (April 25) and Brewerton Speedway (May 2) and running through Labor Day weekend, one driver from each track with the most heat wins will receive a season ending $250 bonus courtesy of Omni Services. OMNI SERVICES, the Northeast’s leading hose and accessories distributor, was founded…More

Family Night Four Division Show This Sat at Selinsgrove

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway returns to action at 7 p.m. this Saturday, April 26, with a four division show featuring the 358-360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners – all for a special admission price of just $20 per immediate family! This Saturday only, immediate families, including parents and students ages 17 and under, can take in a night of racing together at the historic half-mile oval for only $20 per family. Track gates will open at 5 p.m. After two point shows in 2014, last Saturday’s winner Mark Smith of Sunbury holds a 90-point lead…More

Billy Dunn Opens 2014 Season with Second Place Finish in Jan Corcoran Memorial at Canandaigua Motorsports Park

By Craig Revelle – Finish Line Web Design After plenty of anticipation, the 2014 racing season finally got underway this past weekend at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.  After narrowly missing the 2013 championship, Dunn was focused and ready to get 2014 started and get another shot at the track title.  It was Jan Corcoran Memorial weekend at the track, with Saturday night being the 64 lap main event for the Big Block Modifieds. Dunn started his qualifying heat race from the sixth position and quickly moved forward. By the end of the race he was up to second, earning a spot…More

Tim Currier Opens 2014 Season With Top 10 Finish at I-88 Speedway; Battles to 15th Place Result in Jan Corcoran Memorial at Canandaigua

By Craig Revellle – Finish Line Web Design After a very long winter in the northeast, the 2014 racing season finally got underway this past weekend for Tim Currier Racing.  The team planned to take in I-88 Speedway on Friday night for their opening night, then on to Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Saturday night for the 4th annual Jan Corcoran Memorial, with a 64 lap, $6400 to win main event on the schedule. Currier was fast right from the start, posting the fourth fastest speed in opening practice out of the 22 cars on hand.  He finished third in his…More

Brian Comeau Starts 2014 Season with a Strong 12th Place Finish at Canandaigua Motorsports Park; Can Am Opener Set for this Friday Night

By Craig Revelle – Finish Line Web Design With area tracks still not open yet, Brian Comeau and his Kitley Motorsports team packed up and headed to Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Friday night for the first race of the 2014 season.  This was their first race at this track, and had only seen the track just once a year ago, so they entered not knowing what to expect.  Their main objective was to get some seat time in preparation for the Can Am opener next weekend. The night started off with a bad draw at the registration table.  Brian would…More

Joey Ladouceur Looking Forward to Busy 2014 Schedule with DIRTcar Sportsman and a New Venture with the Pro Cam Truck Series

By Craig Revelle – Finish Line Web Design The 2014 racing season is fast approaching for Joey Ladouceur and his Alexandria, Ontario based Sportsman team.  After an incredible rookie season in 2013 after moving up from the Pro Stock division where he set numerous records and won over 100 feature events, Joey is ready for his second season in the Sportsman class. Ladouceur will make his 2014 season debut this coming Saturday night at Fulton Speedway in their Industrial Tire Sportsman Series.  The following weekend, Joey will compete at Mohawk International Raceway in the Atomic Spring Clash event on Sunday,…More

Utica-Rome Adds Bonus to Highest Finish Crate Sportsman in Weekend Events

VERNON, NY- For the past several seasons, a growing number of 602 Crate powered Sportsman have entered weekly events at the Utica-Rome Speedway despite being at a distinct disadvantage by competing in the weekly open Sportsman division. For the 2014 season, track owner Gene Cole will provide a bonus to the highest finishing 602 Sportsman car during in regular weekly events. Provided that there at least three 602 Sportsman in the field during a weekly event, a $100 bonus will be given to the highest finishing crate powered Sportsman. Drivers must declare that they are a 602 Sportsman when entering…More