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Nightlife at Super DIRT Week lights up after lights out

WEEDSPORT, N. Y – Musco Lighting may light up the track for Friday Night Lights during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, but it’s Club Wago that lights up the infield.   Fan-created groups like Club Wago form an essential part of Super DIRT Week culture, creating an active nightlife for race fans that makes the event, which runs this year from Wednesday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 7, at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, more than just about what happens on the track.   “It’s the week of the year when you see people you only see for that one…More

Voting is over for the 2011 DTD Awards: Part II

Here are the remainder of categories for the DTD Awards. Thanks again for voting!   Rookie of the Year: [polldaddy poll=”5956092″] Promoter of the Year: [polldaddy poll=”5879449″] Pro Stock Racer of the Year: [polldaddy poll=”5879429″] Most Improved Facility: [polldaddy poll=”5879263″] Most Improved Driver: [polldaddy poll=”5879246″] Best Action photo [polldaddy poll=”5956200″] Best Candid Photo [polldaddy poll=”5956176″] Modified Racer of the Year: [polldaddy poll=”5879225″] Late Model Racer of the Year [polldaddy poll=”5879215″] Hard Luck Award [polldaddy poll=”5879204″] Up and Comer [polldaddy poll=”5879192″]

Voting is over for 2011 Dirt Track Digest Awards! OFFICIAL results to be released after audit

Welcome to the panelist voting for the 2011  DTD Awards. Thank you for taking the time to vote. Please vote once in every category. Your help is greatly appreciated!   DTD Racer of the Year [polldaddy poll=”5879185″] DTD Award of Excellence [polldaddy poll=”5879177″] Forum Member of the Year [polldaddy poll=”5879175″] Comeback Racer of the Year [polldaddy poll=”5879103″] Biggest Surprise of 2011 [polldaddy poll=”5879088″] Best Speedway Website [polldaddy poll=”5876121″] Best Track Food [polldaddy poll=”5875802″] Best-Run Weekly Program [polldaddy poll=”5875792″] Best Racing Surface [polldaddy poll=”5875739″] Best First-Time Win of 2011 [polldaddy poll=”5875692″] Best Feature Race of 2011 [polldaddy poll=”5875664″] Best Bang for…More

Ransomville Speedway opens 54th season this Friday, May 13th

Ransomville, NY – Thursday, May 12th, 2011 – The long awaited 54th season opener is slated to take place this Friday, May 13th. Originally scheduled for Friday, May 6th – the opener was delayed one week due to the severe weather within Western New York in late April. On tap include the Mighty Taco Modifieds, Original Pizza Logs Sportsman, Ki-Po Chevrolet Streetstocks, Bobcat of Buffalo Fireball Class, and Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers. Gates will open at 5 pm in the Pits and 6 pm in the Grandstands with racing slated for 7:15 pm. The pre-season car counts are record setting…More

Patriot Sprint Tour traverses Thruway this weekend

Rich Vleck, ROCHESTER, NY (May 9, 2011)- After getting the Patriot Sprint Tour era underway this past Saturday in a co-sanctioned event, the PST gets the regular season underway with two of the biggest shows of the season at a pair of popular facilities. This Saturday and Sunday, the Patriots make their only stops of 2011 at the newly-named Canandaigua Motorsports Park and New Cayuga County Speedway. Both events will be full point shows for both the 2011 Title as well as the A-Verdi Storage Containers King of Upstate NY Series. Saturday’s visit to Canandaigua marks the ninth straight year…More

CRSA joins regular card at I 88 Speedway in Afton, New York this Friday

The CRSA sprint cars make their first of four scheduled appearances Friday night at I 88 Speedway in Afton, New York. The popular sprint car club joins the modified, sportsman, street stock, and FWD 4 cylinder classes. Admission will be $12, 8 and under free. Family Fun 5 Pack: 2 Adult and 3 Children (18 and under) admission, 5 hot dogs and 5 sodas for $30. Gate and concessions open at 5:00 pm. Racing starts at 7:00 pm.

Penn Can Speedway schedules Freaky Friday events starting May 13th

Susquehanna, Pa… The month of May has reached its mid-point at Penn Can Speedway with another action packed night of racing planned at the three eighths mile oval. Friday the Thirteenth will bring on Freaky Friday at the track. The featured classes of the night will be the four cylinder division, who will race in Freaky Friday Twin Ten Lap feature events plus heat qualifying and the factory stocks/ESTrucks, who will race in a Freaky Friday Challenge event plus their regularly scheduled feature. . Added incentives will be on the line for the four cylinder division. Joining the four cylinders…More

Cornwall Speedway hosts ‘Twin 25s’ to open 2011 season Sunday

Martin Bélanger CORNWALL SPEEDWAY – The wait is almost over as the final preparations are mostly done for the start of the 2011 season at Cornwall Motor Speedway. It will start in great fashion with a twin 25-lap feature in the modified category along with the first series race of the Mohawk Race Parts in the Pro-Stocks; a complete program is also on the schedule for the other classes. A meeting was held with official’s team last Sunday at the speedway. The new race director, Scott Hanton took the opportunity of this meeting to finalize the last schedule, ruling and…More

Buckle up: It’s race time at the Beast of the East; Brockville Speedway opens this Saturday!

BROCKVILLE-It’s time to buckle up race fans, race week has finally arrived at Brockville Ontario Speedway. The first event of the 2011 season at the Beast of the East is set for Saturday night, May 14th. Brockville’s BOB-FM presents the Ken Seymour Memorial Season Opener at the fast high banked quarter mile clay oval. In addition, to the regular program of DIRT 358 Modifieds, DIRT Sportsman, Street Stocks and Rookies, there will be a special crate Late Model Invitational on opening night. These type of cars will make a few appearances during 2011 at the BOS, with many of the…More

Previewing The New Yorker 25 at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park

    Elbridge, NY-October 6, 2010 – For the last 38 years Super DIRT Week has been the biggest week of dirt track racing in the Northeast and the World of Outlaws have been a part of the famed event on18 different occasions. After returning to Super DIRT Week last season the series will again take part in the historic event with a stop at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park in Elbridge, New York on Saturday, October 9. With the closest ever four-way battle for the World of Outlaws title in full effect, The New Yorker 25 will play a pivotal…More