Archive for the ‘Press Box’ Category

Wingless 600cc Sprints Have New Partner At Kutztown’s Action Track USA

Kutztown, PA – There’s no denying the immense popularity enjoyed by the Wingless 600cc Sprints at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown, Pa Fairgrounds. The clay tossing, steer ‘em with the right-rear, ultra-competitive wingless wonders produce a weekly buzz among those who pack the grandstand each Wednesday during the summer. When the 2015 racing season kicks off in May, just to spice things up even more, the non-wing 600cc ground pounders will have a new marketing partner. Tim Engler of Engler Machine & Tool, will provide additional sponsorship for the class. “It’ll now be known as the Pioneer…More

Busy Off-Season for Ransomville Drivers

RANSOMVILLE, NY – The changing of the guard continues at Ransomville Speedway as several drivers announce their intentions for the 2015 season. Two of those drivers will be returning to the FinditQuick.com 358 Modified class. Scott George of Wilson, NY ran the class in he mid-2000’s. Boyd MacTavish of Ransomville, NY also ran the headlining division for a while before moving back down to Sportsman due to financial reasons. MacTavish will also be back in the top class at Ransomville Speedway. Both drivers will be welcome additions to an already talented FinditQuick.com 358 Modified class. George is a 2003 Ransomville…More

Move in Time: Parts Suppliers, Track Displays, All Being Set Up for 30th Annual Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show

OAKS, PA – January 22, 2015 – The aisleways are humming, the loading docks are crammed, and the pace is frenetic from wall to wall inside the giant Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., as more than 250 racing vehicles, from drag racing cars to dirt track machines, hundreds of hard parts manufacturers, from engine builders to dzus button purveyors, and dozens of race track promoters and racing series entrepreneurs find their ways to their portion of the 250,000 square feet of show space at the 30th Anniversary Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed…More

2016 Chili Bowl Dates and Ticket Renewal Information

TULSA, Okla. (January 21, 2015) It may be a week’s worth of racing, but work on the Chili Bowl is never ending as the office prepares for the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire. Scheduled for January 12-16, 2016 inside the River Spirit Expo Center, reserved seat ticket renewals will begin on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Flyers will be mailed to the previous year’s ticket holders. Tickets are sold in four-day (Wednesday-Saturday), or five-day (Tuesday-Saturday) only. Leading up to the event, Tuesday’s opening night is the only individual night that can be purchased for…More

Flemington Speedway Historical Society Honors Four Most Influential Persons With “Tas Awards”

FLEMINGTON, NJ (Saturday, January 17) – The membership of Flemington Speedway Historical Society (FSHS) in the company of nostalgically-minded folks from auto racing’s past and present gathered at the Flemington Elks – very near the erstwhile Flemington Fairgrounds – to honor the late Jackie McLaughlin, Jim Horton Sr., Glenn Fitzcharles and Ken Brenn Jr. as recipients of the organization’s fourth annual “Tas Awards.” The event was held Saturday, January 17. The speedway, which began presenting auto races in 1915, closed on September 1, 2000. Al Tasnady – famously known as “Tas” (pronounced “taz”) to legions of fans and friends –…More

Brewerton And Fulton Speedway Welcome Back Tracey Road Equipment As DIRTcar Modified Division Sponsor

BALDWINSVILLE, NY – January 22, 2015 (By Dave Medler) – The Brewerton and Fulton Speedways are excited to announce the return of major marketing partner Tracey Road Equipment as the title sponsor of the DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds at both tracks for the 2015 racing season. As the winter days click off and race teams are busy in their race shops so is the management of the tracks putting the final touches on an exciting race season that will be here before we know it. In the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds Matt Sheppard will return to defend his Brewerton…More

IMCA Dirt Modified Northeast Shootout to Open 2015 Season

WEEDSPORT, NY – All Ways Concrete Pumping and Repair Plus have teamed up to present the inaugural IMCA Dirt Modified Northeast Shootout at Weedsport Speedway. A $2500 first place purse along with a commemorative engraved Winchester rifle will be awaiting the winner a top Weedsport’s “Victory Hill”. With the region’s best IMCA Modified competitors and the action packed Crate Sportsman class, the 2015 Season opener at The Port is not to be missed. The Sunday, May 3rd opener will not only be the biggest event of the season; it will also be the inaugural race for the Central New York…More

A-Verdi Storage Containers presents four race 360 Sprint series at Fulton and Brewerton Speedways

By DAVE MEDLER BALDWINSVILLE, NY – Long-time Fulton and Brewerton Speedway sponsor, A-Verdi Storage Containers, has signed on to sponsor the four-race series of 360 sprint car races at the Fulton and Brewerton Speedways in 2015. Dubbed the A-Verdi Fulton and Brewerton 360 Sprint Car Series, each track will play host to a pair of winged 360 Sprint Car events this year. A $1000 bonus will be awarded should a driver win all four feature events. If a driver wins three of the four, he/she will earn $500 extra dollars courtesy of A-Verdi. Fulton Speedway will host the first of…More

Glen Ridge Moves Opening to April 3rd, Rules Meeting Set for Jan. 27th

FULTONVILLE, NY – With the weather being as it has Glen Ridge Motorsports Park is moving the season opening date up to April 3rd 2015. “It is easier to cancel the event if the grounds and track are not ready than to add a date to a published schedule” said Matt Demitraszek in a phone interview earlier this week. On Tuesday evening January 27th there will be an informational meeting held at the Winners Circle in Fonda, New York at 6:30pm to discuss the 2015 racing season. This will be a chance to catch up with old acquaintances. So come…More

Modified Driver Winner’s Share Increased at Accord

ACCORD, NY – The Modified division at the Accord Speedway is now set to pay $1500 to win in 2015. Gary Palmer has been busy making plans for the 2015 season and has announced the addition of the ” Checkered Flag Bonus” for the modified division. The “Checkered Flag Bonus” sponsors have signed on to pay an additional $250 per night to the modified winner to increase the winner’s share to $1500. Each Modifed winner will be presented with a bonus check for $250 in Victory Lane by that night’s sponsor. It’s great for the drivers because they get additional…More