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Fulton Speedway Points Battles Coming Down The Home Stretch; Big Block Modifieds Return

By DAVE MEDLER FULTON, NY – Even though the season seems like it just started, we are now down to the final five point races to decide the 2014 Track Champions at the Fulton Speedway. This Saturday, August 2nd Regional Truck & Trailer present a night of fast, affordable, family fun. On the race card will be the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, SUNY Canton Sportsman, NAPA Late Models, A-Verdi Storage Containers 305 Sprints, E&V Energy Novice Sportsman, Hilton’s Automotive Four Cylinders plus a visit from the Midstate Vintage Stock Car Club. After a week off, the Big Block Modifieds…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

Sprint Car World Gearing Up for Front Row Challenge

OSKALOOSA, IA – The excitement is at a fever pitch for the 19th Annual Casey’s General Stores/Musco Lighting Front Row Challenge presented by Don Long’s Searsboro Telephone Company! The event will be held Monday, August 4, at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa as part of the 13th Annual Cox Design Iowa Speedweek. Some of the best drivers in the country are expected to battle for one of the most prestigious titles in sprint car racing! Not only will the winner go down in history and take home the prized Front Row Challenge championship belt, drivers will be shooting for…More

Port Royal Dream Race Silent Auction Prize List Grows, Fans Choose Drivers To Receive Funds

Port Royal, PA – The list of silent auction items up for bid this Saturday at the Port Royal Speedway Living Legends Dream Race has grown and all proceeds will go to specially selected drivers as chosen by the fans. From 4 until approximately 8 pm this Saturday night a silent auction will be held for the following items behind the grandstand: Mario Lemieux hockey stick Mike Schmidt signed baseball Reggie Jackson signed baseball Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays signed photographs Muhammad Ali signed photograph Lance Alworth signed helmet Lance Alworth signed football Ken Griffey Jr. signed baseball Jim Palmer…More

Buzz Builds For First-Time, First-State Happening at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, DE – With roughly one month remaining until a “first-time occurrence in the First State,” buzz is building for the inaugural ‘Beach Blast’ at Georgetown Speedway. Dirt Modified driver Eric Kormann, together with special events promoter Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC, have teamed up to lease the historic Georgetown Speedway for the anticipated ‘Beach Blast’ for big-block/small-block Modifieds, Crate 602 Sportsman, Delmarva Chargers & Super Trucks on Tuesday, August 26. The event carries a rain date of Wednesday, August 27. Modifieds compete for a huge $24,125 purse in their 35-lap feature. To compensate for the tow south,…More

HUGE Payday Awaits Competitors At Accord Speedway On Tuesday, Aug. 5 For New York Truck Parts ‘Battle of the Bullring 2’ Event; With DIRTcar Stars Away, Weekend Warriors Compete For $5,200 Minimum To Wi

ACCORD, NY – The Super DIRTcar Series big-block Modified stars are traveling in the far reaches of Western New York next Tuesday, Aug. 5, opening the door for weekend warriors to collect a HUGE payday at Accord Speedway. With the largest purse in the 52-year history of the facility posted for the New York Truck Parts Inc. ‘Battle of the Bullring 2’ the Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modifieds take center stage at the Ulster County quarter-mile oval. Friday, Saturday and Sunday racers will be rewarded at the pay window with a minimum of $5,200 reserved for…More

A Capsule Look At Port Royal Dream Race 2014

What, Where, When: The Port Royal Speedway Living Legends Dream Race honoring Lance Dewease and Maynard Boop is this Saturday, August 2 at 7 pm. Gates will open at 4 pm. The adult general admission price is $27 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for JUST $5. What’s It About: The Living Legends Dream Race was begun at Port Royal Speedway in 2007 as a way to post a lucrative payoff for Pennsylvania’s 410 sprint car stars that didn’t force them to compete against an outside sanctioning body for the money. It also includes a boatload of free contingency…More

CelebrateTim Hortons’ 50th Anniversary with Holiday Doubleheader kick off that features Round 2 of the David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series and 50th T Shirts

(Julie Davidson Photos) By JIM IRVINE THOROLD, ONTARIO – The weekend of the summer is here for Merrittville Speedway Race Fans and Teams and Tim Hortons will serve up the opener Saturday August 2nd with a Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series program that features the second round of the David Chevrolet King of the Crates Series for Rick’s Delivery Sportsman Division. “It’s become a ritual since 1972,” said (Merrittville Speedway GM) Erica Bicknell-Jones, “the Civic Holiday Doubleheader offers something for everyone on two action-packed nights and we’re quite excited that Tim Hortons will help us kick it off with giveaways…More

Hot August Racing August 2nd at OCFS

MIDDLETOWN, NY - August heat is upon us and so is the hot racing action at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. On tap this Saturday evening, August 2, is a full night of qualifying and feature races for the track’s racing divisions—DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Small-Block Modifieds, Sportsman, Street Stocks, and Thunder Trucks. And as an added attraction, the Orange County Kids Club has activities planned for the young fans. It’s Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County Night at the historic Hard Clay speedway, with the program sponsored by Pine Bush Equipment and McGannon Excavating. With just five more nights of…More

Port Royal Speedway Set For Living Legends Dream Race This Week Aug. 2

Port Royal, PA – Port Royal Speedway will present the eighth version of the Living Legends Dream Race for 410 sprint cars this Saturday night, August 2 at 7 pm. This year’s Dream Race honors former car owner Maynard Boop and driver Lance Dewease. They along with former Boop drivers Lynn Paxton, Keith Kauffman, Ed Zirkle and Randy Wolfe in addition to former Dewease owners Al Hamilton, Pete Postupack, Joe Templin, Harry Earnest, Don Owens and Walt Dyer will sign autographs from 5 until 6 pm. Also on hand will be Boop mechanics Dave Brown Sr. and Ralph Heintzelman Sr.…More