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Tony Stewart will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway

By JEREMY ELLIOTT (Patriot News) It was only a matter of time. Tony Stewart is taking the next step in the healing process by returning to the track. The three-time NASCAR champion announced Thursday that he will compete in this weekend’s Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. A release from the Stewart Camp stated that he will also be available to the press in the Atlanta Motor Speedway Media Center Friday at 1 p.m. According to NASCAR executives, Stewart has received all the necessary clearances and the series has been in constant contact with Stewart-Haas Racing regarding the situation.…More

Chuck Hebing Wins Lucas Oil ESS Earl Halaquist Memorial at I-88 Speedway

(Dean Reynolds Photo) By MIKE MALLETT AFTON, N.Y. – For the second time in his career Chuck Hebing captured the Earl Halaquist Memorial with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints. Hebing last won the event back in 2006 at the Black Rock Speedway. On Tuesday night Hebing added a second as he dominated the 25-lap Einstein Construction Group A-Main to pocket $2,600 at the I-88 Speedway. The win was also part of the E & V Energy Tour of the States series. “It’s good to win big races especially when we have friends and family here,” said Hebing in Victory…More

$25,000 Waits for the Winner of the 44th Annual Freedom 76 at Grandview

BECHTELSVILLE, PA August 26, 2014 . . . The Granddaddy of dirt track Modified stock car racing classics, the Freedom 76, is set for Saturday, September 13th at Grandview Speedway. $25,000 plus other perks wait for the winner of the 44th annual classic. Added to the weekend of racing action for the first time is a Friday, September 12th, doubleheader show of ARDC Midgets and Race of Champions Sportsman stock cars. In addition Modified racers planning to race on Saturday will be invited to participate in practice sessions as part of the Friday night show. Already indicating they will be…More

Brewerton Speedway Set To Crown Its 2014 Champions This Friday, August 29; Work Already Underway For The Hurricane 100 On October 9

By DAVE MEDLER BREWERTON, NY – Even though in some ways it seems like the racing season just started, the calendar tells us this Friday, August 29 is the final night of the regular season of racing at the Brewerton Speedway when the 2014 track champions will be crowned before things start to gear up for the 22nd Annual Hurricane 100 presented by SUNY Canton. On the race card this Friday presented by NAPA is the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, Pro Race Cars Mod Lites, Nationwide Insurance IMCA Modifieds, Hilton’s Automotive Four Cylinders plus NAPA Late Models. Here is…More

Huge Weekend of Racing at Utica-Rome Speedway with Track Titles to be Decided and the $10,000 to Win New Yorker

VERNON, NY-With summer drawing to a close, so is the point chase at the Utica-Rome Speedway with track titles in the weekly divisions being decided this Sunday, August 31, on GatesCole.com night. Sunday evening is the first of two consecutive nights of racing as part of the New Yorker 200 Weekend that will also include the third and final visit by the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints plus fireworks by Majestic, weather permitting. Stewart Friesen leads Matt Sheppard by a mere 10 points going into the final night of points with a $10,000 track championship check hanging in the balance,…More

Mohawk International Raceway and Frenchie’s Chevrolet Present Action Packed Night of Racing With Track and Series Championships on the Line

AKWESASNE, NY – After getting rained out last Friday night, Mohawk International Raceway will resume this week with an action packed schedule lined up. The Frenchie’s Ford “Go Further” Sportsman Series held over from last week, as well as the driver loyalty draw will now take place this Friday in addition to the already scheduled Frenchie’s Chevrolet 50 lap “Chevy Runs Deep” Series finale. Champions will be crowned in both the Series and the regular track championships. In the 358 Modified division, Billy Dunn currently leads the way as he looks for his third consecutive MIR track title with a…More

‘Racing’s Biggest Party’ Quickly Approaching in Syracuse

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Aug. 27, 2014 – The 43rd running of NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week is only 43 days away, and with each passing day Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Racing competitors inch closer to making history in the sport’s biggest week of action, Oct. 8-12 on the “Moody Mile” at the New York State Fairgrounds. Billy Dunn earned the biggest victory of his career during “Racing’s Biggest Party” when he won last year’s Syracuse 200 for the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds. Can he become the seventh driver in history to take the $50,000 checkered flag in back-to-back…More

Teenager Tyler Dippel Shocks The First State & Wins Georgetown Speedway ‘Beach Blast’ Worth $5,850

By ALISON BYRAM GEORGETOWN, DE – Tyler Dippel captured his first Big-Block Modified win in the First State at Georgetown Speedway, on his first ever start at the half-mile clay oval: driving a Small-Block. Tyler Dippel, a 14 year old stand-out of Wallkill, N.Y., made the long tow south to Georgetown Speedway for the Inaugural “Beach Blast” collecting an astounding $5,850 in cash and contingency awards for the 35-lap event promoted by BD Motorsports Media, LLC and driver, Eric Kormann. Dippel was the class of the field, being one of only few that could command the topside of the historic track.…More