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Schatz WoO winner, Terrance in Mods at Cornwall Motor Speedway

By MARTIN BELANGER Cornwall, Ont – The greatest show on DIRT was in town tonight as the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series was at Cornwall Motor Speedway on Twinleaf Stores as the Lightning Sprints were also at the speedway along with the Modified and Sportsman. Kerry Madsen led the way in the 40-lap World of Outlaws Sprint Car feature as Donny Schatz and Paul McMahan were behind the leader. Madsen quickly got to the slower cars as Cody Darrah slowed the field down stopping in turn 4 on lap 6. Madsen to the lead as Schatz was pushing hard…More

Cody McPherson, Jorden Peters, Brad Sheehan, Tyler Lafantaisie, Sam Pennacchio, Jason Coutu All Collect Humberstone Checkers

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO…. 2012 Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman titlist Cody McPherson from St. Catharines, Ontario was the winner for the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman on Super Mario’s Pizza and Niagara This Week night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Jorden Peters from Stevensville, Ontario won his second Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models feature of the 2014 campaign. Brad Sheehan from St. Catharines, Ontario won his first JC Auto Street Stocks feature of the season. Welland, Ontario’s Tyler Lafantaisie won his third TC Decals Mini Stocks feature event of 2014. Sam Pennacchio from Niagara Falls, Ontario continued his winning ways as he was…More

Sheppard Makes it Two in a Row at Utica with Another Late Race Pass

VERNON, NY-Matt Sheppard made it two in row this past Sunday night, July 27, as he again made a late race pass to score the $2,000 victory. A miscue by the leader Larry Wight on lap 28 gave Sheppard the opportunity he needed and he capitalized on it. Other winners on PERFEX Corp. night was Jeremy Vunk in the Sportsman, Chris Carr, in the Pro Stocks, and Bill Mason in the Pure Stocks. Tye-Scott Rood and C.J. Castelletti brought the NASCAR Modified feature to the green flag, with Rood taking the advantage. Behind them, the Gypsum cars mounted charges, with…More

Pauch Wins Bike Night at New Egypt Speedway

New Egypt, NJ (July 26, 2014) – Six-time champion Billy Pauch of Frenchtown, NJ won the 30 lap Modified main event at New Egypt Speedway Saturday on National Parts Supply Bike Night. Pauch raced to the front by lap 7 and then cruised to his sixth victory of the season. Sammy Piazza tried to stay close but lost ground in lapped traffic finishing about half of a straightaway behind the winner. “I want to dedicate this win to Paul Kuhl,” stated Pauch after the race, “He was very important to my success at Flemington and a good friend, he will…More

Harris Takes Second Career Win in Modifieds at Big Diamond

(Joe Kaminski Photo) MINERSVILLE, PA – Four divisions of action packed racing along with a huge fireworks display at intermission provided some great views for the fans that packed into Big Diamond Speedway Friday evening. The Savage 61 Roadrunners showed off their skills as the first feature of the evening. Chris Holland and Terry Kramer Jr. were the lucky drivers in the redraw, picking the front row for their starting spots. They would lead the field to the green for their 20 lap feature event. Holland would jump out to the lead but on lap 2, the caution flew when…More

Chad Cook Feels At Home Driving Mike Costello No. 222, Wins Second Thunder Mountain Speedway Modified Feature In Three Weeks

CENTER LISLE, NY – Chad Cook wishes he brought his back-up car out earlier. Cook, 38 of Deposit, N.Y., dusted off his second car, Mike Costello’s No. 222, and won with it out of the box at Thunder Mountain Speedway on July 12. He appeared poised for victory July 19 before a flat left-rear tire ended his drive to the front. On Saturday night, Cook drove to his second 30-lap big-block/small-block Modified win in three weeks at the three-eighths-mile clay oval. “We were struggling with the other car and decided to bring this one out a few weeks ago,” Cook…More

Wood Grabs Mod Checkers at Merrittville; McPherson and Buscumb win Special Events

(Julie Davidson Photo) By JIM IRVINE THOROLD, ONTARIO – Hingston Metal Fabricators closed the month of July Saturday Night at Merrittville Speedway with Cody McPherson of St. Catharines and Leroy Buscumb of Port Colborne taking home wins in the 30 lap Tri Track Series Event for the Rick’s Delivery Sportsman Division and the 2nd Round of the Turn 4 Collision 4 Cylinder Triple Crown Series rain-delayed from Semenuk’s Esso Archer Truck Service Night. Lucas Oil Weekly Racing Series action also found two drivers winning their first features of 2014 – Canfield’s Mark Fawcett in the Hoosier Stock Tribute to 1982…More

Gonyo, Quenneville Split Northern Modified Challenge Wins at Airborne Park

SOUTH PLATTSBUGH, NY – The Northern Modified Challenge Series made an entertaining first appearance at Airborne Park Speedway on Saturday, July 26, running a pair of 30-lap feature races. Veteran drivers Leon Gonyo and Vince Quenneville, Jr., scored the victories, each posting his first victory on the Northern Modified Challenge Series. Gonyo, of Chazy, NY, started on the pole position by virtue of a random draw in the opening feature. He led every lap, but found himself under nearly constant pressure from Jessey Mueller during the race. Mueller, who won the opening NMCS event of the season at Thunder Road…More

Johnson Takes First of the Season at Ohsweken

By CLAYTON JOHNS OHSWEKEN, ONT – An action filled evening saw 120 drivers sign in to race on McDonald’s Restaurants of Brantford & Paris night at Ohsweken Speedway on Friday. Wayne Johnson, Mark Czuba, Dave Bailey, Mark Bazuin and Joe DeBoer visited Mobil 1 Victory Lane. ——————————————————– CORR/PAK MERCHANDISING 360 SPRINT CARS (19 entries) Jim Huppunen and Dave Dykstra led the 19-car Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Car feature to the green flag. Dykstra grabbed the early lead off the initial start, shuffling Huppunen back to second. American invaders Wayne Johnson of Knoxville, IA and Shane Stewart of Pittsboro, IN battled…More

Grammes Holds off Hartnett for Penn Can Win

Susquehanna, PA…Penn Can Speedway welcomed back the “Legends of Penn Can” Friday with another large turn-out of drivers from the past that made history at the three eighths mile oval on Gary’s U-Pull-It Night. Joey Grammes, of Kunkletown, came from the twelveth starting position on the grid to win his second feature of 2014. Ryan Olsommer, from Lake Ariel, continued to be the dominant car in the 602 sportsman claiming another feature win. Butch Green returned to Victory Lane in the street stock division driving the Kinser Hill owned mount. In the factory stocks, Lance Albanese was the winner while…More