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Kyle Bronson Wins On Night One Of 39th Annual Winternationals At East Bay Raceway Park

TAMPA, FL……1/29/15……Kyle Bronson of nearby Brandon, Florida won the opening night of the 16th Annual Open Wheel Modified feature in convincing fashion leading all but the first three laps of the 25 lap event which paid $l,500 to win, kicking off East Bay Raceway Park’s 39th Annual Winternationals. Last year was his first-ever win at the track and he admitted to announcer Chris Stepen in victory lane that he has his eyes set on Saturday night’s $5,000 prize. He masterfully drove Jarod Landers car powered by a Degado engine to a margin on victory of 1.612 seconds over 5th starting…More

This & That 1/29/15 – DTD Exclusive

By ED & Betty Biittig Here we are still in Florida and picking up tidbits of racing news wherever we can. Although it has been cool (cold for Florida) hear we are still thankful we are not up north braving the cold and the snow. We don’t do cold well. Wood Bros in Record Book: An interesting bit of news that came last week is the Wood Brothers Racing out of Stuart, Virginia is officially in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest running active NASCAR team. One of the first drivers to drive for them was…More

Blewett and Jankowiak Top Leaderboard During Thursday Practice in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 29,2015 . . . A relatively incident free practice session Thursday night inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall was dominated by perennial contender Jimmy Blewett of Howell, N.J., and Battle Of Trenton Indoor Three Quarter (TQ) race winner last December, Andy Jankowiak of Buffalo, N.Y. Blewett was quickest on the clocks in the first and fourth practices for the featured TQ Midgets while Jankowiak topped the charts in practices two and three. “I actually think I could have been quickest in the last practice but didn’t ever get a clean lap,” Jankowiak said. Blewett, who along with…More

One Week Remains Until 2015 Teo-Pro Car ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Seminar; Limited Space Still Available

VERNON, NJ – In just one week, Teo-Pro Car will provide racers across the Northeast with their opportunity to get the jump on the competition in 2015. It all takes place next Saturday, February 7, when Teo-Pro Car hosts the ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar. Two days of activity – preceded by an Open House on Friday evening, February 6 – takes place at Teo-Pro headquarters in Vernon, N.J., with plentiful information for racers readily available from industry experts, in addition to a chassis raffle, giveaways and more. On Friday (February 6), Teo-Pro will host an open house…More

Brighton Speedway Celebrates 2014 Champions

By CLAYTON JOHNS BRIGHTON, ONT – Brighton Speedway officially capped off its 2014 season with the Celebration of Champions on Saturday, January 23. The speedway honoured its top performers and award winners at the King Edward Park Arena in Brighton. Specialty Awards A variety of specialty awards were handed out to Brighton drivers and the speedway community. The Fowl Mood Racing pit crew earned the Best Pit Crew Award. The Fowl Mood team prepares three cars for three different divisions. Phil Potts’ late model, Rich Sanders’ comp 4, and Stu Archer’s stinger are all well-prepared with the No.29 on the…More

Bridgeport Speedway Kicks Off Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region Championship Race For 2015 Sunday, April 19

BRIDGEPORT, NJ – It all begins in South Jersey. The chase for the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region championship opens on Sunday, April 19 (rain date: April 26) at Brian Ramey’s Bridgeport Speedway with the ‘South Jersey Shootout’ inaugural edition. The event will make history at Bridgeport, a wide and fast five-eighths-mile clay oval located just minutes from Delaware and Pennsylvania. The ‘South Jersey Shootout’ will be headlined by the Short Track Super Series big-block/small-block Modifieds running 40 laps with a lucrative purse structure offering $5,000-plus to win, $1,000 for 10th-place and…More

Short Track Nationals Slated for Final Weekend of October

By LONNIE WHEATLEY LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (January 27, 2015) – I-30 Speedway’s Short Track Nationals. It’s an event that race teams and race fans alike from all corners of the country eagerly anticipate each year. And this year is no different, with the 28th version of the premier 360-ci Sprint Car event in the country set for October 28-31, 2015. This year’s rendition of the COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires will once again kick off with the Short Track Nationals Open on Wednesday night, October 28, before moving on to two full qualifying nights that set…More

Tony Stewart’s Sprint Car passion leads to purchase of the All Star Circuit of Champions series

By JEREMY ELLIOTT (Patriot News) Tony Stewart has never hid his affection for racing on dirt, and specifically, Sprint Car racing. It’s in his blood. You can hear it in his voice. Stewart may compete in NASCAR, but his first love is on dirt and he continues to be a strong presence in the sport. Stewart has dabbled in the Sprint Car ranks during his spare time. He also owns the famous Eldora Speedway and cars driven by World of Outlaws star Donny Schatz and 20-time World of Outlaws champion Steve Kinser. Now, Stewart will add to his racing portfolio,…More