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Laubach Opens Bridgeport Wildcard Weekend with Win

BRIDGEPORT, N.J. – On a chilly night in South Jersey, Rick Laubach bested a field of 57 cars to capture the win in Friday night’s 358-Modified event over Wade Hendrickson and Ryan Watt.  More news coming at press time. WILDCARD WEEKEND FRIDAY NIGHT QUICK RESULTS 11/14 Outlaw Stock Feature: 1. Ron Frees, 2. Jeramy Doerr, 3. Bill Liedtka, 4. TJ Henry, 5. Jimmy Avery, 6. Pat Conaway, 7. Tom Wills, Jr., 8. Gary Klimeczak, 9. Tom Wills, Sr., 10. Ed Tinsman, 11. Tom Princiotta, 12. Billy Wroble, 13. Darren Cox, 14. Russell Wurst, 15. Joe Meron, 16. Scott Dugan, 17.…More

C.J. Leary Wins Perris 360 Oval Nationals

By Lance Jennings PERRIS, CA – NOVEMBER 10, 2014… Taking the lead from Bryan Clauson on lap twenty, Greenfield, Indiana’s C.J. Leary won the “2nd Annual 360 Oval Nationals” at Perris Auto Speedway. The 30-lap feature win was Leary’s first USAC West Coast / SouthWest Sprint Car victory and the young driver earned $2,500 for his efforts. Clauson, Jake Swanson, Richard Vander Weerd, and Mike Spencer followed C.J. to the checkered flags. Racing the family owned #30 Leary Construction / TNEMEC DRC C.J. Leary out-qualified the 46 racers to earn the Woodland Auto Display Fast Time Award and set a…More

Pierson Leaves Little Doubt with Dominant Devil’s Bowl Win

WEST HAVEN, VT – Adam Pierson made it look easy at Devil’s Bowl Speedway as he drove to a dominant victory in the Autosaver Ford/Springfield Buick-GMC “Vermont Freedom & Unity 100” on Saturday, November 1. The Bradford, VT driver braved a cold wind to nail down the Sportsman Modified finale for the inaugural “Battle at the Bowl” dirt track series, netting the series championship in the process. Pierson entered the race trailing Vince Quenneville, Jr. by eight points – the equivalent of four positions on the track – for the title. Pierson wasted little time, moving into the lead by…More

Pezzutti Steals Lismore Win

By BEN GRAHAM LISMORE, NSW (November 2, 2014): Andrew Pezzutti may have only lead 2 laps in the V8 Dirt Modified Lord Mayors Cup at the Lucas Oil Lismore Speedway on Saturday night (Nov 1), but they were the 2 laps that counted, with the former Byron Bay local recording a popular win in the traditional Lismore season opener. After hounding long-time race leader Kevin Britten for the previous 23 laps, a lapped car presented Pezzutti with the opportunity he needed, making a decisive move for the race lead with just a pair of laps remaining. ” That racetrack tonight…More

Johnson Dominates Yates County Dutch Hoag National Open

DUNDEE, NY…..Saturday afternoon the Yates County Speedway played host to day two of the Dutch Hoag National Open Weekend. The Empire 100 for the Race of Champions Street Stocks headlined the day. The thrilling 100 lap feature provided excellent 3 and 4 wide racing with Kurt Stebbins prevailing as the winner. The Big Block/ Small Block Modifieds were on the card as well and Alan Johnson picked up the win in the caution free 40 lap feature. Jeff Isabell was the winner of the Mod Lite feature, while Sean Beardsley won the Late Model feature, and Tyler Walker was the…More

Clark Wins Brisbane Season Opener

(Photo Credit: Ben Graham/zoomxtreme.com) BY BEN GRAHAM BRISBANE, QLD (October 26, 2014): Reigning Australian V8 Dirt Modified Champion David Clark has kicked off his season 2014/15 campaign in the best possible way, wheeling his new Bicknell Racing Products machine to victory at Brisbane’s Ausdeck Patio’s Archerfield Speedway on Saturday night (Oct 25). Clark made the most of his front-row starting position, holding out NSW Champ Andrew Pezzutti into turn one. It was a calculated drive from Clark over the 20-lap distance, negotiating lapped traffic while trying to ensure the ever-present Pezzutti was kept at bay. ” It was our first…More

Christopher Bell Banks $15K with Short Track Nationals Score!

Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 25, 2014) – After a pair of runner-up finishes in the previous two editions of the event, Christopher Bell broke through for the biggest win of his young career by pocketing the $15,000 winner’s share in the 40-lap finale of I-30 Speedway’s 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires. Racing from the fifth starting position, the 19-year-old from Norman, OK, slid past West Memphis shoe A.G. Rains for the lead on a mid-race restart and went on to become the event’s 17th different winner and the first winner from Oklahoma…More

STN Saturday – Everything You Need to Know!

Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 25, 2014) – Three wildly intense nights of action are in the books atop the famed red clay. And now it really ratchets up as a $15,000 winner’s share is on the line in Saturday’s 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires championship finale at I-30 Speedway. After Aaron Reutzel opened the week with a triumph over a field of 66 in Wednesday night’s Second Annual Short Track Nationals Open, Brian Brown and Christopher Bell enjoyed first career STN victory lane time with prelim scores on Thursday and Friday, respectively.…More

Bell Bags Friday STN Prelim Triumph

Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 24, 2014) – Christopher Bell had been close to victory at I-30 Speedway before, only to come up one position short. The 19-year-old from Norman, OK, changed that on Friday night by topping the fast and furious, non-stop 25-lap feature that put the wraps on the second night of qualifying at the track’s 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires. Although he started from the pole position in Brandon Berryman’s All Pro Auto Reconditioning No. 31b JR1 chassis, his 23rd overall victory of 2014 didn’t come without a race-long battle…More

Brian Krummel Wins Sportsman feature at Eastern States Weekend

BRIAN KRUMMEL, MATT PAPA, MATT HITCHCOCK, MATT JANIAK, L J LOMBARDO, CHRIS STEVENS, THOMAS STRUPP, MIKE SABIA, JOHN VIRGILIO, KENNY BONIFACE, JOE CONKLIN, JESSE LEIBY, GREG MCCLOSKEY, CHRIS LYNCH, JOEY BRUNING, PAT MURPHY, RICKY DAVIS, R J SMITH, DOMINIC ROSELLI, WINTER MEAD, DAVE CONSTANTINO, DION NAPLES, ZACH VAVRICKA, ANDREW REEVES, JARED LABAGH, FRANK VENEZIA, NICK PLUMSTEAD, JIMMY JOHNSON, DANNY CRONK, BRENDON FINLEY, MATT PAPA, MATT HITCHCOCK, MATT JANIAK, L J LOMBARDO, CHRIS STEVENS, THOMAS STRUPP, MIKE SABIA, JOHN VIRGILIO, KENNY BONIFACE, JOE CONKLIN, JESSE LEIBY, GREG MCCLOSKEY, CHRIS LYNCH, JOEY BRUNING, PAT MURPHY, RICKY DAVIS, R J SMITH, DOMINIC ROSELLI,…More