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“Grandma’s Gravy” Gambler’s Program Set For Accord Speedway ‘Gobbler’ Saturday, November 29, Providing Bonus Money For All Divisions

ACCORD, NY – Nothing tops a hearty Thanksgiving dinner like “grandma’s gravy.” And nothing boosts a short-track auto race like bonus money for its racers. As such, the “Grandma’s Gravy Gambler’s Program” has been instituted for the second edition of the post-Thanksgiving ‘Gobbler’ set for Saturday, November 29 at Accord Speedway. The event made its debut last year as an overwhelming success with more than 100 race cars in the pit area at the Ulster County facility and an overflow crowd. Again in 2014, the big-block/small-block ‘Mashed Potato Modifieds’ headline the ‘Gobbler’ program in a 50-lap event offering $7,117.11 to…More

Halloween Invades Devil’s Bowl Speedway for Sunday Event

WEST HAVEN, VT – The Halloween holiday is coming to Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Sunday, October 26. The track will reward all race fans that wear a Halloween costume to the Autosaver Ford/Springfield Buick-GMC “Vermont Freedom & Unity” event with a $3.00 food coupon for the concession stands. “Call it ‘Track or Treat’ maybe? We usually don’t get to have any races around Halloween, so we’re not wasting the opportunity to have a little extra fun on Sunday,” Devil’s Bowl announcer Andy Hall said. “We’re encouraging our fans, young and old, to wear a costume on Sunday and not only…More

Eastern States Weekend is Here

MIDDLETOWN, NY (October 22)……..Are you ready for some racing? We’re just hours away from the start of the biggest race weekend of the year at the historic Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. That’s right, it’s time as Arkel Motors and Dupee & Monroe PC present the 53rd Annual Eastern States Weekend, the oldest consecutively-run championship event for dirt track Modified stock cars in the country. It is three action-packed days—Friday, October 24 through Sunday, October 26—of high speed racing excitement that culminates with the Eastern States 200, the “granddaddy” of all fall championship races. Much of the…More

Attica to reward teams at season-ending banquet

ATTICA, Ohio – The top 10 in points in all four divisions at Attica Raceway Park will collect their money and prizes at the track’s annual banquet set for Saturday, Nov. 22. Also, special awards such as rookie of the year will also be handed out. The banquet will be held at the hall at the track with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. and the buffet dinner at 5 p.m. followed by the awards ceremony. Tickets are $25 each and can be obtained by contact Rex LeJeune, director of operations, at 419-680-5606. No tickets will be sold at the door…More

World Of Outlaws Invade Port Royal Speedway For Oval Finale This Saturday

PORT ROYAL, PA – It has been a decade since the STP World of Outlaws Sprint cars last raced at the historic Port Royal Speedway. And now the wait is over! The cars and stars of the World of Outlaws circuit will return to Port Royal Speedway this Saturday night, October 25 for a 5 pm showdown with the Pennsylvania Posse stars to close out the 2014 Port Royal Season. Purely sprint car racing is on the agenda that climaxes with a $10,000 to win, 30-lap feature event. Gates open at 3 pm for the races and beginning at the same…More

Yates County Set for Dutch Hoag National Open This Weekend

By Robert Symonds (Photo) Dundee, NY – In one of the much anticipated events at the end of October, Yates County Speedway sets up for two full nights of action packed racing; the Dutch Hoag National Open on Friday October 24th and Saturday October 25th. After seeing a weekend sweep by Cory Costa at I-88, who will take the 100 lap Grit Series Crate Sportsman Classic? We will see Friday October 24th. Also on the card is the IMCA Empire Series, 4 Cylinder Stocks, and Mod Lites. Racing for night 1 of the Dutch Hoag National Open is slated for…More

Devil’s Bowl Speedway Moves Rescheduled Date to Sunday

(MemorEvents Photo) WEST HAVEN, VT – Devil’s Bowl Speedway officials have announced that the facility’s final dirt track stock car race of the season will have to wait for one additional day. The Autosaver Ford/Springfield Buick-GMC “Vermont Freedom & Unity” event was postponed by rain last week and was initially rescheduled for Saturday; however, the makeup date has been reset to Sunday, October 26 at 1:00 p.m. Two major factors contributed to the date being readjusted: another unfavorable weather forecast, and the 55th annual Rutland Halloween Parade in Downtown Rutland, VT. The parade is one of the area’s largest and…More

5-25’s to Close out Thunder Series Saturday Night, October 18th at Grandview

The season finale of the NAPA AUTO PARTS Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will take place at the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night with the popular Grandview Thunder 5-25s features only event and House of Thunder Halloween Party. The Saturday night, October 18 will see the first green flag fall at 6 PM. Gates open at 4 PM. It’s a five feature racing program show-casing five of the most popular divisions of dirt track racing. The NASCAR 358 Modifieds, URC Sprint Cars, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman and Legends cars will each compete in a 25 lap feature event – along…More

Steel City Stampede: The last weekend to play is just a week away

Sarver, PA (October 16, 2014) While some teams have already parked their cars for the season and others will continue on to the World Finals in Charlotte, for all intents and purposes, the 6th Annual DIRTcar Round Up Steel City Stampede is the final race of the season in Western Pennsylvania. And if the first five Stampedes are any indication, this is an event that you will not want to miss. Yes, you will need to bring a hoodie and maybe even full winter garb, but it will be six long months until we meet again at the Action Track!…More

Sprint Cars Return to Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday Following Successful Test

WEST HAVEN, VT – The winged warriors of the Bond Auto Parts Sprint Cars of New England (SCoNE) tour will make their official debut at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, October 18, joining the AutoSaver Ford/Springfield Buick-GMC “Vermont Freedom & Unity” event. A successful test was completed by two teams on Wednesday, drawing rave reviews. Lacey Hanson, a veteran of season seasons with the SCoNE series, and 16-year-old rookie Tyler Austin each turned laps in order to help gather information for their teams and competitors alike. For Hanson, whose team is based just 10 minutes from the track in Orwell,…More