Brett Hearn Claims Victory, and Super DIRTcar Series Point Lead at Fonda!

FONDA, N.Y. – Monday, September 22, 2014 – With just five feature races left in the Super DIRTcar Series, Sunday’s racing at Fonda Speedway brought a dramatic points shakeup that will keep drivers battling to the very end. Eight-time series champion Brett Hearn picked up the win Sunday, Sept. 21, and with it became the new Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series point leader. “These races here after Labor Day are a little bit more meaningful,” the Sussex, N.J., driver reflected in Victory Lane Sunday night. “You could make up, or lose, a lot of points in one race, and…More

Friesen Invades Grandview Wins 76er

By ERNIE SAXTON Bechtelsville, PA September 21, 2014 . . . Stewart Friesen started the regular Saturday night season at Grandview Speedway in victory lane behind the wheel of the Norm Hansell No. 357 and he closed it out by winning the 44th annual Freedom 76 Modified feature driving the Jeff Bailey & Sons sponsored/Teo No. 44F for a $25,000 plus payday. In addition to the top prize money Friesen, the second Canadian to win the prestigious event – Doug Carlyle doing it in 1977, collected the lion’s share of lap money leading laps 32 through 76. Next to winning…More

Erick Rudolph charges to DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Brighton

BRIGHTON, ONTARIO – Sunday, September 21, 2014 – Erick Rudolph, of Ransomville, N.Y., battled Danny O’Brien for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win Saturday, Sept. 20, at Brighton Speedway, claiming his first victory at the track. Danny O’Brien (No.M96) and Lance Willix II (No.16) started on the front row for the 100-lap 358 Modified Applefest Shootout. O’Brien grabbed the early lead while Willix settiled in to second. The race was slowed early on lap five when Brandon Easy (No.06) hit the outside wall on the frontstretch, ending his night. Prior to another caution on lap 19, sixth-place started Erick Rudolph (No.25R)…More

History Made: Wayne Johnson Sweeps the Midwest Fall Brawl III

GREENWOOD, Neb. (September 20, 2014) – It’s the little things that matter, and for Wayne Johnson it was a quarter turn of weight that made the difference between winning and losing on Saturday, September 20, 2014 as the Oklahoma City native captured the biggest payday of his career, and largest payout in ASCS history by winning the Durst Motorplex/Hotrod Paintless Dent Repair Double Down Back to Back $50,000 Challenge in the Casey’s General Store Midwest Fall Brawl III at the I-80 Speedway. “I could go on and on about the people who help us on this thing,” said Wayne about…More

Phelps Gets a Win in Yates County Seneca Lake Shootout

DUNDEE, NY……Friday night the Yates County Speedway played host to the first annual “Seneca Lake Shootout” presented by Suburban Propane and Blue Heron Construction. A great field of Modifieds were joined by the 305 Sprint Cars, Street Stocks, and 4 Cylinders. Baldwinsville’s Jimmy Phelps prevailed in the Modified 50 lap event, pocketin $4,000 for his efforts. Darryl Ruggles continued his successful season as he picked up the big 305 Sprint Car feature win. Jeremy Potrzebowski was the winner of the Street Stock feature, while James Kreidler was victorious in the 4 Cylinder event. Alan Johnson and Justin Wright brought the…More

King Jr Holds off King Sr to Win at Sharon

By MIKE LEONE Hartford, OH September 20, 2014 After a successful two-day “Apple Festival Nationals” on September 12-13, Sharon Speedway was back in action on a beautiful Saturday night for the first “Steel Valley Thunder” weekly program since August 23. For the sixth straight night, over 100 race cars filled the pit area in the next to last program of the 85th anniversary season. Celebrating in the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply victory lane were Rex King, Jr.-Hovis Auto & Truck Supply DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds, Alan Dellinger-Barris Supply RUSH Late Models, Mike Kinney-Summit Racing Equipment Modifieds, Paul Davis-Gibson Insurance Agency…More

Saldana Scores Four Crown Win at Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG, Ohio – Sept. 19, 2014 – Donny Schatz had World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win number 23 in his sights at Eldora Speedway on Friday night but Joey Saldana had other ideas as Saldana held off the five-time champion on the way to victory at the Four Crown Nationals. “This is amazing because I actually beat Donny Schatz,” Saldana said in victory lane following his win. “He’s been unbelievable this year and just to be able to race with him and be able to drive with the World of Outlaws – honestly, it’s an honor to just…More

Steve Poirier Caps of Championship Season with Lucas Oil ESS Win at Fonda Speedway

By MIKE MALLETT FONDA, NY – Steve Poirier captured his fifth career Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint series title on Friday night at the Fonda Speedway. The St. Mathieu de Beloeil, Que., driver started on the pole of the 25- lap E&V Energy Tour of the States A-Main and never relinquished the top spot while on his way to his sixth win of the 2014 season. “Feels great to finish the season strong like that,” commented Poirier. “We had a good car and a good starting position. The track was so fast tonight and it was fun driving that car.…More