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Lentini Auto Salvage Signs On As Title Sponsor Of ‘Dirty Jersey 3’ At New Egypt Speedway June 11; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds Compete For $10,000 To Win

NEW EGYPT, NJ – One of the most anticipated events of the New Jersey racing season – the annual ‘Dirty Jersey’ midweek special at New Egypt Speedway – takes on a new partner for 2015. Lentini Auto Salvage of Ringoes, N.J., has signed on as the headline marketing partner for ‘Dirty Jersey 3’ at the pristine New Egypt facility on Thursday, June 11 (rain date: June 15). The Lentini Auto Salvage ‘Dirty Jersey 3’ event, a BD Motorsports Media LLC promotion, is topped by the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek big-block/small-block Modifieds, competing for Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc.…More

Billy Moyer Wins Make-Up Winternationals Event at East Bay Raceway Park

GIBSONTON, FL – “We just missed the set-up in that first race tonight; we had just enough time to make some adjustments for this race. We won that first heat so that put us on the pole. The car was really good. I had a little bit of a push getting into turn two, but otherwise, the car was not a handful like the previous nights. I was hoping maybe Jr. could get up there so we could take first and second.” “I have so many people to thank; Messilla Valley Transportation, Henderson Motorsports, Watters Auto Land, Clements Engines, Longhorn Chassis,…More

Eddie Carrier Jr Wins Exciting Winternationals Friday Event at East Bay Raceway Park

GIBSONTON, FL – “That was a great race,” exclaimed Carrier in Lucas Oil Victory Lane for the second time in his career at East Bay. “The track crew did a great job, they moved the tires out in the corners, and we drivers didn’t know what to think, but it worked out real well. It was nice of Devin to let one of us old guys win tonight,” Carrier jokingly said. “We had to diamond off the corners to get a run down the straight-aways. Both Devin and I had trouble with a lapped car.   I used the outside line to…More

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series’ FVP Western Sprint Shootout Expands to Two-Day Weekend Destination

CONCORD, N.C. – Feb. 13, 2015 – For the first time since the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series started racing at the Stockton (Calif.) Dirt Track, the FVP Western Spring Shootout is expanding to two days, Saturday and Sunday, March 21-22. FVP, a premier producer of high quality original equipment auto products, returns as title sponsor for the spring weekend destination event at the 3/8-mile speedway at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, where each night will be a separate points-paying race. Last season, Kerry Madsen waged a fierce battle with Donny Schatz to take his first win of the…More

Maryland’s Shawn Ward Files First Modified Entry For Orange County Fair Speedway ‘Hard Clay Open’ April 7

MIDDLETOWN, NY – The first official entry for the 2015 edition of the ‘Hard Clay Open’ has been filed, and it comes from a unique location: Hurlock, Md. Shawn Ward, a feature winner in the Delaware International Speedway big-block Modified division, has registered for the Tuesday, April 7 (rain dates: April 8 and 9) ‘Hard Clay Open’ presented by United Pump & Tank and East Coast Speed/ECS Auto at Orange County Fair Speedway. The chase for the $15,000 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region championship gets underway at the legendary five-eighths-mile facility with a…More

Billy Moyer Marches to Victory Lane Thursday Night at Volusia

GIBSONTON, FL – “It feels good to get back to victory lane at East Bay, They went out and worked on the track after the B-mains, and it turned out pretty much how I thought it would. We have led every night down here, and we were finally able to get the finish we wanted. I want to thank my crew for all of their hard work.” Sheppard led the first lap, but Moyer charged by him for the lead on the second circuit. Sheppard then fought back to regain the point by lap five as the duo raced side-by-side…More

Pittman holds off Schatz for UNOH All Star win at Volusia Speedway Park

By Brian Liskai BARBERVILLE, FL. (Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015) – Daryn Pittman recently gave one of his prized gator trophies to a friend whose battling an illness. His daughter demanded he get another and he did just that at Volusia Speedway Park Thursday. Pittman held off a charging Donnie Schatz the final four laps following a caution to score his nine career University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions victory. Pittman’s victory was by .078 seconds. Schatz, who started 15th, had the crowd on their feet the final handful of laps as he continuously challenged for the win.…More

Herrera Changing Things Up For 2015 Lucas Oil ASCS Campaign

TULSA, Okla.- For Johnny Herrera, the 2015 season with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real will be one of change. For starters, the Albuquerque, New Mexico resident will base his team out of Oklahoma. Secondly, the coming season marks the first time that Herrera will operate as a team owner/driver. “My team has always been a family thing. Even when I didn’t race for my Mom and Dad, they still owned a car and raced. They’ve always been involved in my racing, and will still be involved this year but they’re going to take…More

Strickler fends off Ty Dillon for UMP Modified win at Volusia Speedway Park

BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Strickler powered through a clean but wild UMP Modified main event, riding the cushion as Ty Dillon applied the pressure. A late caution bunched everybody together but Strickler, of Mooresville, N.C., had a strong restart to keep Ty Dillon behind him. Austin Dillon, who won on Tuesday night, advanced four spots to finish third ahead of hard charger Nick Hoffman, who improved 10 spots. “That cushion was getting a little rough up there, lapped traffic, that was getting a little crazy,” Strickler said. “I wasn’t sure how close the Dillon boys were there. Those guys, they’ve had…More

Hodnett Brings DIRTcar Nationals Gator Trophy to Pennsylvania

BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Greg Hodnett dominated the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions feature Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals, and then Kyle Strickler held off Ty Dillon to capture the DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap. Hodnett, one of Pennsylvania’s fiercest competitors, quickly jumped out front while the rest of the field battled behind him. Hodnett kept up his pace on the high side as Danny Lasoski and Brad Sweet closed to finish second and third. “I just tried to drive the wheels off of it,” said Hodnett, of Thomasville, Pa. “Fortunately my guys gave me a great racecar…More