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Donnie Corellis Takes 62nd Season Opener and $3,000

West Lebanon, NY – A gorgeous afternoon in mid-April was just what the Doctor ordered at the legendary high banks of Lebanon Valley Speedway. The 62nd Season opener packed the stands full of fans for a battle in all classes with Donnie Corellis taking home the Big Block Modified win, and Robbie Speed scored the win in the closing laps of the Pro Stock Opener. This early in the season, dirt tracks biggest challenge is weather. For a season opener after such a harsh winter, the ½ mile dirt oval alongside NYS Route 20 in West Lebanon was the best…More

Pauch Captures Second in a Row at New Egypt Speedway

New Egypt, NJ – Defending champion Billy Pauch of Frenchtown, NJ won for the second time in as many weeks Saturday as he captured the 30 lap Modified main event at New Egypt Speedway. Pauch started 15th and charged to the front halfway through the feature in route to his 118th win at the central Jersey speed plant. Tim Apgar and Willie Osmun brought the field to the start with Apgar taking command. Apgar lead the first 8 laps, surviving several restarts with Osmun glued to his back bumper applying relentless pressure. Meanwhile, everyone was watching a very quick David…More

Tim Hindley Finds Victory Lane at Orange County

By FRANK CATIZONE MIDDLETOWN, NY – Tim Hindley opened defense of his DIRTcar Modified championship at the Orange County Fair Speedway last Saturday night with a thrilling victory over John Lieto in the 30-lap main event. Hindley, who claimed his first Modified track title with just one win in 2013, was able to slip past Lieto while racing through the third turn on the 23rd lap and then went on to score the 13th triumph of his OCFS career – deadlocking Billy Osmun and Tommy Meier for 25th place on the all-time leader board. “I used a cross-over off the…More

Stutt’s Earns Selinsgrove ESS Mach 1 Spring Fling Victory

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – TJ Stutts of Liverpool held off numerous challenges to score the 30-lap Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint (ESS) season opener for 360 sprint cars sponsored by Mach 1 Chassis Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway. Stutts, who has won three of the last four ESS-sanctioned races at Selinsgrove, collected $3,000 for his 18th career victory at the track in 358-360 sprint car competition driving the Mountain View Travel/Mach 1 Chassis No. 23. Steve Poirier of Quebec was the night’s Fast Tees Fast Qualifier over the 26-car field with a lap time of 17.384 seconds. Defending champion Jeff Rine…More

Manmiller, Strunk, Stoudt, and Umbenhauer Score Feature Wins in NASCAR Stock Car Racing at Grandview Speedway

BECHTELSVILLE, PA. April 13, 2014. . . Shoemakersville’s Doug Manmiller and Jeff Strunk, Pottstown, two of the best talents in area 358 Modified racing, shared the victories in the Twin 20-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modified features on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway claiming a $2250 payday which included the $250 bonus from T.P. Trailers, Limerick. Randy Stoudt, Pottstown, tied Jon Kellner’s win record at 58 when he won the 25-lap NASCAR Late Model feature for new team owners Taylor White and Wendy Brown in his familiar No. 10. He picked up an additional $100 from T.P. Trailers. It was…More

Matt Sheppard Victorious in Fonda Speedway Opener

(Jay Fish Photo) By: Ron Szczerba With the new management of DeLorenzo Motorsports taking over the reins at Fonda, Saturday evening started a new chapter at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway and it was Matt Sheppard who made a fantastic move on a green/white flag restart with one lap to go to take an exciting win over Fonda Speedway regular Danny Varin. “That was a lot of fun,” Sheppard told Toby LaGrange after the victory. “What a last lap that was.” Other winners on opening night at Fonda were Cody Clark (sportsman), Pete Broderson (pro stock), John Bradt (street…More

Gregg Satterlee and Rich Michael Jr. Capture NDRL NE & NDRL Mod portion of ‘Chiller Thriller’

 Mercer, PA (April 6, 2014) Gregg Satterlee of Indiana, PA took the lead on lap 26 of the 30 lap ‘Chiller Thriller’ at Mercer Raceway Park after a daring move to the outside of then leader Tim Fuller to win the inaugural NDRL Northeast Late Model Series event. Fuller and Russell King brought the field to the green flag with King gaining the early advantage followed by Fuller. Dan Stone and Satterlee had an intense battle for the third spot as Fuller stalked the race leader King. By lap six, Fuller drove to the outside of turns one and two…More

Siegel Claims Career Tenth in Lincoln 410 Sprint Feature

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 4/5/2014 –New Oxford’s Jim Siegel started on the pole and led them all in picking up his tenth career Lincoln win in the 25-lap “410” sprint car feature Saturday night. “The track was super-fast and hard to pass on tonight, said Siegel upon exiting his Mason-Dixon Vault Company #59 in victory lane, “It was a good night to have a little luck and draw a good number for the heat race. Of course, we’ve had bad luck all year and started up front. That was definitely the difference. There wasn’t much passing.” Actually, there was, but Siegel never…More

Godown Wins Second Annual Money in the Mountains at Big Diamond

MINERSVILLE, PA - “We came here saying we would be content if we could go home with a top 5 finish. But this car is a rocket ship. It’s a rocket ship at Syracuse, it’s a rocket ship at New Egypt, and it was a rocket ship here today. My guys worked hard on the car and the effort paid off.” Those were just a few of the words uttered by Ryan Godown in victory lane after dominating the 2nd annual Money in the Mountains big block/small block challenge event at Big Diamond Speedway. Jeff Strunk drove into the lead from…More

Champions Dominate New Egypt Speedway Opener

New Egypt, NJ (April 5, 2014) – Defending champs Billy Pauch of Frenchtown, NJ and Eric Palmer of Cresco, PA picked up right where they left off in 2013 winning their respective features on opening night Saturday at New Egypt Speedway. Pauch, fresh off his 6th championship last season, took full advantage of his front row starting spot as he led all 30 laps for the victory. Likewise 2 time defending Crate Modified champion Palmer also lead wire-to-wire as he won the Crate Modified opener for the second straight season. Pauch lead Sammy Piazza for the first half of the…More