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Minor Changes For New Egypt Speedway’s NERS Sprint Division In 2015

New Egypt, NJ– With the 2015 season only a couple short months away, New Egypt Speedway is buttoning up the rules packages for all of their weekly divisions. The first set of minor changes comes for the NERS Sprint division, with a definitive tire rule and the introduction of a handicapping system. For the 2015 season, the NERS Sprint tire rule will mirror that of the other Racesaver divisions. A 45 or harder compound will now be required for the right rear tire. All other compounds will remain the same as the 2014 rules package. Drivers will also be able…More

FX Caprara Car Companies Upstate Sportsman Alliance forged between Central New York Tracks

(BALDWINSVILLE, NY) – Officials from five prominent Central New York tracks, with support from FX Caprara Car Companies, are excited to announce the formation of the FX Caprara Car Companies Upstate Sportsman Alliance (USA), a cooperative initiative designed to organize sportsman racing events within the region. Track promoters Jimmy Phelps (Weedsport), Jeremie Corcoran (Canandaigua) and Bill Shea (Utica-Rome), in conjunction with Fulton Speedway and Brewerton Speedway Marketing Director Cory Reed agreed to this new program recently after several months in the planning. The FX Caprara Upstate Sportsman Alliance will track all sportsman racers within the region under a common points…More

Big Show VII Shaping Up to be Better than Ever at Albany-Saratoga

VERNON, NJ – When 8-Time Modified Super DIRTcar Series Champion Brett Hearn was just seven years old the Albany-Saratoga Speedway opened it’s doors for full time racing at the famed 3/8-mile oval. Since then the ‘jet’ has compiled a hall of fame statistical record that includes becoming the all-time winingest driver in Malta history. Fitting that Hearn will help his Friday night home track in celebrating 50 years this season with his very own big show at the great race place. Big Show VII is set to hit the track July 7, 2015 at Albany-Saratoga, as part of the speedway’s 50th…More

Devil’s Bowl Speedway Welcomes Divisional Sponsors in 2015

RUTLAND, VT – Devil’s Bowl Speedway is on the rise as one of Vermont’s top family entertainment hot spots, and businesses in and around Rutland County are taking notice. The region’s only dual-surface stock car racing facility welcomes several new and returning sponsorship partners in 2015 and is poised for continued growth with both its NASCAR-sanctioned 1/2-mile asphalt oval and its new 1/3-mile dirt track. Bond Auto Parts has extended its sponsorship of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modified division to a fourth consecutive year and will again present “Hard Charger” awards in the Renegade and Mini Stock classes. Family…More

Branham Returns to Modified Division at Airborne Park Speedway

(MemorEvents Photo) PLATTSBURGH, NY – Bucko Branham, one of the North Country’s all-time winningest stock car drivers, is returning to top-tier competition at Airborne Park Speedway in 2015. The Plattsburgh, NY favorite and 2014 Late Model track champion is moving up for a full season in the J&S Steel Modified division of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS) and joins a growing list of racers headed to the premier class. Among Branham’s 57 career victories at Airborne are six wins in open-wheel Modifieds. He’ll return to the class this year hoping to make a run at not only the track…More

Tony Bruce, Jr. Seeks Improvement in 2015 Lucas Oil ASCS Campaign

TULSA, Okla. (February 4, 2015) The American Sprint Car Series’ 24th year of promoting dirt track races will be the eighth year of competition for Tony Bruce, Jr with the Oklahoma based series. Picking up three Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real feature wins in 2014, the Liberal, Kansas driver was pleased with the overall setup of his Team One8 program, but not the performance of a seventh place finish in the overall point standings. “I think I crashed more last year than I’ve crashed in my entire career,” said Bruce. Asked about difference in…More

Big Diamond Adds New Sportsman Division Sponsor

MINERSVILLE, PA (2/3/15)–Big Diamond Speedway is proud of its history and the traditions that accompany it. Similarly, long-time sponsor U.S.S. Achey Iron & Metal Processors is built upon its storied history and traditional fantastic service. Armed with top-of-the-line metal processing methods and equipment U.S.S. Achey has provided recycling services to the area for more than 40 years. The Schuylkill Haven plant has become a staple to the local community and has established prices that offer their customers huge savings. Building off their traditional reputation they’ve established, U.S.S. Achey has been one of Big Diamond’s longest and most lucrative supporters of…More

Penn Can Set to Kick Off 2015 on April 24th

SUSQUEHANNA, PA…A new era will begin on Friday, April 24th at Penn Can Speedway. The “Can Opener” will lift the lid on the 2015 racing season under the direction of new Promoter Dan Harpell. One of the highlights of the season will be the return of “The Spectacular”, which will close out the regular point season on Friday, September 4th. It was announced in November that Harpell would be taking over as Promoter, following the successful tenure of Reed Miller and Al Wilcox. He plans to pick up where they left off and provide a seamless transition into the new…More

Southern Tier Speedworld Set for Oakdale Mall Feb 27 – Mar 1

JOHNSON CITY, NY…Southern Tier Speedworld 2015, presented by Mike and Michelle Stolarcyk Cars and Trucks, will return to the Oakdale Mall in Johnson City, New York Friday, February 27th through Sunday, March 1st. The popular show will showcase cars, drivers, race tracks and sanctioning bodies from throughout the Southern Tier. Mike and Michelle Stolarcyk Cars and Trucks will once again return as the title sponsor of the event. They are located on Route 11 in Whitney Point, New York. They have a large inventory of pre-owned cars and their service department can take care of all of your automotive needs.…More

Champions Honored at Devil’s Bowl Speedway Banquet

(MemorEvents Photos) RUTLAND, VT – More than 300 guests celebrated the 2014 stock car racing season on Saturday, January 31, as Devil’s Bowl Speedway hosted the annual Banquet of Champions at the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington in Rutland, VT. Top drivers and special award winners were honored for their achievements including Modified champions Todd Stone and Adam Pierson, and John Bruno Award co-winners Barbara Quenneville and Vince Quenneville, Jr. Stone was recognized for his second straight Bond Auto Parts Modified division title in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. The Middlebury, VT racer led the list of champions for the half-mile asphalt…More