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Brett Hearn Captures Win and Ninth Big Block Championship at Lebanon Valley

By RODNEY RESCOTT WEST LEBANON, NY – A gorgeous night of racing took to the high banks at Lebanon Valley Speedway. With Point titles on the line for both the Big Block Modifieds and the Pro Stocks, the fans packed in to the stands to see both Brett Hearn and Robbie Speed score the win, and take the titles to cap off their strong seasons. The Modifieds has come down to one final race for 2 drivers, J. R. Heffner and Brett Hearn to figure out the Point Champion for 2014 as the two were tied going into their 30…More

Sheppard Gets CMP Win and Track Championship

CANANDAIGUA, NY – Another marathon night was on tap at the Land of Legends as ten feature mains head-lined the night. Racing began early at 6;30 pm with the last green flying just prior to 11:00 pm. A great crowd was on hand to enjoy the racing action brought to us by Morrisville State College. Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, NY won his sixth Big Block feature main of the season and his fifth over all Modified track championship at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Sheppard advanced from deep in the field to the point position on lap twenty of the thirty-five lap…More

Butler Wins Sportsman Coal Cracker at Big Diamond

MINERSVILLE, PA – Coal Cracker weekend at Big Diamond Speedway began on Friday evening, August 29th with an array of divisions in action. First on the agenda was the Coal Cracker 40 for the USS Achey Sportsman division. Shawn Light led lap #1 from his pole starting position before Clay Butler took over the lead from position #4. Butler led the first nine caution plagued laps before Brett Kressley took over the lead on a restart on lap ten. Kressley set a blistering pace over the next 20 laps, lapping all but the top ten cars and looked to be…More

Justin Kann Claims Port Royal Renninger Late Model Memorial, Barger Holds Off Hodnett For Sprints Win

PORT ROYAL, PA  – Justin Kann of Hesston took just shy of $4,000 out of Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, claiming the annual Butch Renninger Memorial for super late models as the kickoff race to the 160th annual Juniata County Fair. In the 410 sprint main, Justin Barger of Montrose, Ny., recorded his first ever payday at the track after holding off Greg Hodnett. The 15-lap econo late main was taken by Todd Snook for his third win of the season while Mike Goodwin scored the xtreme stock main event. Jeff Miller Sr. started on the pole of the 33-lap…More

The Handler Wheels to Fifth Win of the Season at Grandview

By ERNIE SAXTON BECHTELSVILLE, PA. August 31, 2014 . . . For the fifth time this season Doug Manmiller was able to wheel to victory in the 30-lap Bernheisel Race Components Night NASCAR Whelen 358 Modified feature race at Grandview Speedway on Saturday night. Brett Kressley, currently second in the Sportsman standings, was able to drive to victory in the 25-lap Sportsman feature race giving the young racer his fourth victory of the season. Current point leader Randy Stoudt charged to his sixth win of the season taking the victory in the special 30-lap Bernheisel Racing Components Late Model feature…More

Watson Scores Third Big Block Win at Delaware

By CHARLIE BROWN DELMAR. DE – Great Labor Day weather along with the URC Sprint Cars brought out an outstanding crowd for Saturday night’s R.C. Holloway Company/AC Delco Night at the Delaware International Speedway. In the Big Block Modified feature, Jordan Watson moved a step closer in contention for the track championship by picking up his third win of the season. In the 25-lap Big Block Modified main, Dave Dissinger was the pace setter from the start with Scott VanGorder and Howard O’Neal chasing in second and third. Brad Trice was working the bottom groove taking third on lap three…More

Bloomquist Scores Attica Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Win; Holtgraver Takes UNOH All Star Victory

By BRIAN LISKAI Image(Attica, OH) Making his first ever visit to Attica Raceway Park, Scott Bloomquist survived a two-lap dash to the finish for his fifth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory of the season worth $10,000 on Detroit Chocolat Night. Bloomquist led all 50-laps in his Ole Smoky Moonshine, Lucas Oil Products sponsored Sweet-Bloomquist entry. Bloomquist, from Mooresburg, Tenn., earned his 51st career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory out dueling Steve Francis, Earl Pearson Jr., Jimmy Owens, and Mason Zeigler to round out the top five. “It was a little bit of work out there. Depending…More

Brown Holds Off Patrick for Ohsweken Win

OHSWEKEN, ONT – 117 drivers signed in to race on Metal Works Night at Ohsweken Speedway on Friday. Mitch Brown, Jake Brown, Ryan Dinning, Mark Bazuin, and Wayde Thorne visited Mobil 1 Victory Lane. CORR/PAK MERCHANDISING 360 SPRINT CARS (17 entries) Mitch Brown was the winner of a riveting non-stop 20 lap 360 Sprint Car feature which took just over 5 minutes to complete. Brown took the lead of the race away from Shane Ross on lap 5, but Kyle Patrick got by on lap 15 and looked to be on the way to his second Ohsweken win of the…More

Harnett Wins Modified Feature at Penn Can Speedway

Susquehanna, PA…The Labor Day weekend of racing started off at Penn Can Speedway on a beautiful night at the three eighths mile oval. Defending modified champion Kevin Hartnett came into the evening five points out of the point lead. Starting in the ninth position, he made his way to the front and took the lead on lap nine and held off a hard charging Dan Pompey to win his fifth feature of the season. In the competitive 602 sportsman division, point leader Ryan Olsommer held off Brian Mady and Marty Bunker for another win to increase his point lead with…More

Hearn Wins Ninth Of Season, Earns Seventh Title At Albany-Saratoga

By TOBY LAGRANGE Malta, NY – With the close of the 2014 Upstate GMC Dealers DIRTcar Modified season at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway one thing was certainly proven true, Brett Hearn is the man at the fast, four tenths of a mile oval. Hearn and the Madsen Motorsports team picked up their ninth feature win of the season Friday evening in the divisions finale and in the process officially was named the 2014 division track champion for the seventh time. “This has been a phenomenal year,” Hearn said. “The racing here has been phenomenal like always and we have just been…More