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Archive for the ‘Press Box’ Category

Bernheisel Race Components Becomes Official Late Model Port Product Sponsor

By SHAWN BROUSE PORT ROYAL, PA – Bernheisel Race Components of Jonestown has announced its official product title sponsorship of the late model competition at Port Royal Speedway for the 2015 racing season. Led by veteran late model racer and industry leader Jim Bernheisel, BRC will provide official product sponsorship for both the super late and econo late model classes at the track. Bernheisel will host Manufacturer’s Appreciation Nights for both divisions during the season. The 355-econo late models will have their special event on July 18 when they will compete in a 20-lap feature that also pays double points…More

Port Royal Is The Place For Sprints And Lates In 2015; Schedule Starts March 14

By SHAWN BROUSE PORT ROYAL, PA – Port Royal Speedway is the place to be for sprint car and late model racing during the upcoming 2015 racing season, set to kick off in March before ending with a three-week run on October 10, 17 and 24. The just released 2015 slate of events features nearly 40 total sprint car events including competition for 410 sprints, 305 sprints, URC sprints and the super sportsman. And the super late models have been taken up a notch for the year ahead with their total shows jumping up to 22 in total to go…More

ERK Steering Repair Becomes Marketing Partner with the $10,000 to Win Romp in the Swamp

SICKLERVILLE, NJ – Joining a growing list of companies, ERK Steering Repair has become the latest marketing partner for the $10,000 to win Romp in the Swamp Call Before You Dig Championship at Bridgeport Speedway on Saturday, September 26. This 40-lap race is open to any Modified Stock Car and will take place on the inner dirt oval at the Southern New Jersey facility. Owned by Modified driver Eric Kormann, ERK Steering Repair is a repair facility for all Modified, Sportsman, Sprint Car and Midget Car steering boxes. The rapidly growing firm based in Vineland, NJ will be sponsoring three…More

Reutzel Sets Sights on ASCS National Title

By LONNIE WHEATLEY CLUTE, TX (January 30, 2015) – Aaron Reutzel already has an ASCS Regional championship to his credit. He has much bigger things in mind for 2015 though, with the $60,000 Lucas Oil ASCS National championship the primary objective. “No question about it, the ASCS National championship is the number one goal for this year,” the driver of the BC Fundz/Basic One Services No. 87 Triple X Sprint Car explained. And, boosting that effort toward the top rung of the ladder is Washington-based Shark Racing Engines, newly added to round out the team’s championship makeup. “We won’t have…More

NYSSCA Honors Fonda Faithful at Annual Awards Banquet

By RON SZCZERBA (Mark Brown Photo) Fonda, NY – On Saturday January 24, the New York State Stock Car Association (NYSSCA) celebrated their 46th annual awards banquet at the Polish Community Center in Colonie, NY. Many Fonda Speedway drivers and car owners were on hand to receive their awards for the 2014 racing season at the event with John Stanley and Dan Martin serving as Masters of Ceremony for the annual event. This year’s Hall of Fame Induction ceremony and the Awards Banquet was dedicated in memory of Chaplain Dave Miller. It was announced at the banquet by NYSSCA president…More

GME Steering Hard Charger Award Set for Modifieds and Sportsman at Big Diamond

MINERSVILLE, PA (2/1/15)—Arguably the most recognizable name in the world of power steering, GME Manufacturing will return to Big Diamond Speedway to sponsor the “GME Hard Charger Award” for weekly competition in the modified and sportsman divisions. Specializing in a wide variety of motorsports, GME Manufacturing has provided fantastic service for over 50 years out of their New Ringgold, PA facility and has been an integral part of some of the success to some of the biggest names in the sport. GME will reward a weekly award of $25 to the driver that advances the most positions in the modified…More

Yates County Speedway Hosts First and Last Awards Banquet; Harpell Delivers Emotional Speech to Close Out Event

ELMIRA, NY…Yates County Speedway paid tribute to its champions on Friday, January 30th at the season ending awards banquet at the Holiday Inn Riverview in Elmira, New York.  Seven Track Champions were crowned at the event. Casey Pavlick was crowned 602 Crate Sportsman Track Champion.  Pavlick notched two wins and parlayed that with numerous top five finishes to hold off Brady Fultz by just six points.  Fultz was second ahead of Josh Keesey, Chris Fisher and Fran Hilton.  Sixth through tenth in the final standings went to Ross Vleck, Dale Welty, Phil Yaw, Loren Lincoln and Chris Silvers. Jeremy Potrzebowski…More

One Week Remains Until 2015 Teo-Pro Car ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Seminar; Limited Space Still Available

VERNON, NJ – In just one week, Teo-Pro Car will provide racers across the Northeast with their opportunity to get the jump on the competition in 2015. It all takes place next Saturday, February 7, when Teo-Pro Car hosts the ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar. Two days of activity – preceded by an Open House on Friday evening, February 6 – takes place at Teo-Pro headquarters in Vernon, N.J., with plentiful information for racers readily available from industry experts, in addition to a chassis raffle, giveaways and more. On Friday (February 6), Teo-Pro will host an open house…More

Brighton Speedway Celebrates 2014 Champions

By CLAYTON JOHNS BRIGHTON, ONT – Brighton Speedway officially capped off its 2014 season with the Celebration of Champions on Saturday, January 23. The speedway honoured its top performers and award winners at the King Edward Park Arena in Brighton. Specialty Awards A variety of specialty awards were handed out to Brighton drivers and the speedway community. The Fowl Mood Racing pit crew earned the Best Pit Crew Award. The Fowl Mood team prepares three cars for three different divisions. Phil Potts’ late model, Rich Sanders’ comp 4, and Stu Archer’s stinger are all well-prepared with the No.29 on the…More

Short Track Nationals Slated for Final Weekend of October

By LONNIE WHEATLEY LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 27, 2015) – I-30 Speedway’s Short Track Nationals. It’s an event that race teams and race fans alike from all corners of the country eagerly anticipate each year. And this year is no different, with the 28th version of the premier 360-ci Sprint Car event in the country set for October 28-31, 2015. This year’s rendition of the COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires will once again kick off with the Short Track Nationals Open on Wednesday night, October 28, before moving on to two full qualifying nights that set…More