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Nothin' quite like racin' on DIRT ! Gotta' love it ! 

(1/21/17) 

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By KIM FORCELLINA & MATT NOLES SPRAKERS, NY – There were only three weeks left in the big-block modified point season at the Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New


CONCORD, NC – DIRTcar Racing is proud to announce a multi-year extension with Hoosier Racing Tire encompassing DIRTcar Racing’s Northeast weekly racing divisions and touring series, including the Super DIRTcar


MALTA, NY – Sowle Trailer Repair, a family owned and operated mobile repair, towing and recovery business located in Glen, NY, has signed on with Albany-Saratoga Speedway to support three divisions


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(1/19/17) 

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By CLAYTON JOHNS CONCORD, NC – Jason Beaulieu will log the most miles of any competitor at the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park next month. Just as he has


CONCORD, NC – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series is on the brink of its 40th season, and the series drivers regroup from the offseason to compete on


By KEN BRUCE For Oley, Pa., driver Duane Howard, 2016 didn’t quite pan out the way he thought it would. Although some drivers would love to finish the year with


CONCORD, NC – The 33rd Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. honored champions across 10 divisions for their outstanding performances during the 2016 racing season.


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(1/17/17)

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By KEN BRUCE In what has been an unusually quiet off-season down here in the NJ/PA area the one piece of the puzzle that was waiting to come together was


By BROOKE AND LARRY WIGHT Friday night after the A-main the twelve guaranteed cars moving on to Saturday’s feature were set to square off for their starting positions in the


SYRACUSE, NY – Each and every spring, before the start of the hew racing season in the Empire State, the first major event on the New York State racing calendar

 
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(1/15/17)

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DIRTCAR NOTES: Looking Ahead To A New Season



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(1/14/17)

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Emotional Justin Grant Wins In Tulsa 






 (1/13/17)

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By MANDEE PAUCH CONCORD, NC – Over the course of the 117-day off-season, a lot can change – some of it surprising, and some far too predictable. One thing is for


TULSA, Okla. – Adding to the list of first time winners at the Tulsa Expo Raceway, California’s Travis Berryhill solidified his spot in Saturday’s championship feature event with a win in


By LONNIE WHEATLEY SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ – Arkansas’ Billy Moyer is certainly no stranger to victory lane. And he made sure that Bobby Pierce wouldn’t make a sweep of the


By MANDEE PAUCH FRENCHTOWN, NJ – Frenchtown, N.J.’s standout driver, Billy Pauch Jr., will be teaming up with the Danny Sommeling’s owned Danny’s Pizza Pizzazz No. 51 Modified team with


CONCORD, NC – In just a little more than 30 days, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will embark on a new season and renew the stakes at


By Toby LaGrange Fonda, NY – The Fonda Speedway will be having a pair of informational meetings for Modified, Sportsman and Rookie Sportsman drivers and owners on Wednesday evening January


By BROOKE & LARRY WIGHT Have you ever had an out of body experience? You stand back for just a second to say what just happened? Is this for real?


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Christopher Bell wins qualifying feature at Chili Bowl
Kyle Busch Motorsports driver advances to Saturday night's A feature with victory.

(1/11/17)

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(1/10/17)

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By BROOKE & LARRY WIGHT The three a.m. the alarm started sounding its go time! On your average day you can expect our alarm clock to go off at least

2017: A “Super” Year To Race A Super Late Model At Georgetown Speedway; Special Events Planned

GEORGETOWN, DE – 2017 will be a “super” year to be a Super Late Model racer at Georgetown Speedway. Super Late Model competitors will have the opportunity to compete in


By LONNIE WHEATLEY SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ – Bobby Pierce picked off his second win in as many rounds of 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly


By MATT NOLES SPRAKERS, NY – Race car drivers like familiarity. There’s something comfortable about the same broken-in fire suit, the same worn-in gloves and the same chipped helmet that


By LONNIE WHEATLEY  SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ – Bobby Pierce made the most of his first career Arizona start by racing to victory lane in Saturday night’s opening leg of


By BROOKE & LARRY WIGHT (First in a Series) Let us start by introducing ourselves. Our names are Larry and Brooke Wight. Larry is the driver of the 99L Gypsum



(1/9/17 )

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 (1/7/17)

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(1/6/17)

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WOODHULL, NY – It had been previously announced that Woodhull Raceway would host the Short Track Super Series in 2017, for the third season in a row. What was recently


By MIKE MALLETT Sometimes in life change can be a good thing.  That is exactly what big-block Modified driver Vinnie Vitale is hoping for. The Cato, N.Y., driver is leaving


Johnstown, NY – DirtTrackDigest.com sources have confirmed that Peter Britten and long time car owner Andy Romano have teamed up and will compete at Albany-Saratoga Speedway on Friday nights in 2017.


By TOBY LAGRANGE MALTA, NY – When the green flag waives on the 2017 racing season in April the Albany-Saratoga Speedway will see the return of popular car owner and


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(1/4/17)

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WHITE LAKE, NY – The richest event in the entire Northeast for the 2017 season for dirt-track Sportsman will be part of the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By


WOODHULL, NY – It had been previously announced that Woodhull Raceway would host the Short Track Super Series in 2017, for the third season in a row. What was recently


INDIANA, PA – The American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels is set for its eighth season of rewarding weekly racers in 2017. Thirteen facilities – spanning New York,


WEEDSPORT, NY – As the calendar turns to 2017, the Weedsport Speedway announces the first ever Ultimate Wingless Shootout! A $5,000 to win wingless event for 360 sprint cars from


By STEVEN PETTY As I sit here remembering the last time I wrote a column, I realized that it was before Super DIRT Week and I thought to myself, “I



(1/3/17)


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(12/30/16)

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Fiery Start For Adam Schaeff In Fort Wayne  


Austin Nemire Hoping For Rumble Breakthrough



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PLATTSBURGH- The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will make an appearance at Airborne Park Speedway on June 10 of 2017. The series runs both in the United States and in


By KEN BRUCE The 2016 season had its share of intrigue for sure. While the points champions at the four speedways that makeup the NJ/PA region were not surprising with


The Eastern Storm schedule for 2017 has been completed with the additions of Grandview Speedway and Lincoln Speedway to the five-race series for the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship


By BILL FOLEY Gary Tomkins made one of the last moves of 2016 silly season as he made a surprise announcement on Wednesday, December 28. Tomkins, when contacted by DirtTrackDigest.com


The final TBA date for the 2017 edition of Pennsylvania Midget Week has been revealed. Linda’s Speedway, the quarter-mile dirt oval in Jonestown, Pennsylvania, will host the PA Midget Week



(12/29/16)

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(12/28/16)

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 (12/26/16)

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 ASCS SOS Tour To Sanction King Of The 360s https://speedsport.com/sprints-midgets/ascs/ascs-scs-king-360s-tour/ 


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SWEDESBORO, NJ – Several marquee events have been penciled onto Bridgeport Speedway’s 2017 racing schedule. Fresh off an exciting ’16 campaign, speedway management has been hard at work putting together


By MIKE MALLETT It’s been less than a week since the inaugural VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals wrapped up in The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis. The


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(12/24/16)

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(12/22/16)

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By MANDEE PAUCH FRENCHTOWN, NJ – Billy Pauch Sr. made his mark this season at Kutztown, Pennsylvania’s, Action Track USA by collecting four victories and winning the Action Track USA


By MANDEE PAUCH It was a storybook season for car owner, Mike Heffner. In total, Heffner Racing Enterprises collected 28 feature wins and three championships. Heffner Racing won at 10


KNOXVILLE, IA – The SPEED SPORT Challenge has been a long-standing tradition at the annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Store, uniting the world’s greatest sprint car


By MIKE MALLETT For the third year in a row, the Randy Slack owned No. 3rs has a new pilot for the 2017 season. Slack has chosen Ryan Susice to


By MIKE MALLETT Scott Bloomquist made a mistake on Friday night that cost him a win, it was something that he didn’t repeat on Saturday night as he drove to


GIBSONTON — At East Bay Raceway it was “The Magic Man” Mark Whitener picking up the win in the Dalton Myers 54 Late Model race. Also picking up the wins


By RICHIE MURRAY Du QUOIN, IL – Six years ago, Tyler Courtney was a newcomer to the midget racing scene when he made his debut at the first full midget race


By MIKE MALLETT ST. LOUIS, MO – Shannon Babb about brought the roof down on Friday night in the opening event of the VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals at


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(12/21/16)

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(12/20/16)

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(12/19/16)

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USAC Launches National Lightning Sprint Series  



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 (12/18/16 )

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(12/17/16)

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Nelson
Makes History At Meridian
Wins Track's First NASCAR Championship

(12/16/16) 

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 18 Nights Of Racing For USAC West Coast Sprints



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The United States Auto Club is rolling out safety improvements across series it sanctions.

Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week Expands 

Matt Sheppard Leads EMPA Honorees

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 411 Motor Speedway’s Hangover 40 Goes Green December 30 & 31                                          

 (12/13/16) 

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SMALL BLOCK MODIFIEDS COMING TO KOD IN 2017

FONDA, NY – When King Of Dirt Racing launched in December of 2014, promoter Rob Hazer laid out a five-year growth plan for the series that would ultimately wield the

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TFTH: Goodyear Ends Dirt Tire Era 

Jonathan Allard Red Hot In New Zealand 

Stacked Field For Junior Knepper 55

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(12/11/16)

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Major Event Dates Taking Shape For Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2017

By DAVE MEDLER BALDWINSVILLE, NY – Brewerton and Fulton Speedways’ exciting 2017 schedules are taking shape with major events at both speedways that will give race fans high-speed racing excitement

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Changes Coming to Go Nuclear in 2017; $1,000 Loyalty Bonus Offered

After two years under the leadership of Series Director Emeritus Greg Belyea, the 2017 Go Nuclear Late Model Series campaign will see series founder Shayne Tenace back at the helm.

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  Doug Coby Adds Sponsorship From Mayhew 

Gobrecht, McCall & Starks Unite For New Team 

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 (12/8/16)

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Perrego Closes Out Northeast Dirt Season with Gobbler Win


(12/6/16) 

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 Tony Stewart Joins Announce Team For Leffler Memorial https://speedsport.com/sprints-midgets/usac/tony-stewart-announce-team-leffler-memorial/

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 (11/29/16)

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Eastern States Extended to Thursday; Short Track Super Series to Open Weekend in ’17 – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels will now finish where it starts. Brett Deyo has inked a deal to bring

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Sprint Car driver Dale Blaney inks deal to run for famed Zemco Speed Equipment team in 2017

By JEREMY ELLIOTT (Patriot News) It’s been a tough couple of months for Sprint Car driver Dale Blaney, one of the top competitors in the sport. Blaney lost backing from

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Saldana to Park It in 2017

CONCORD, NC – Joey Saldana is not only carrying on his family legacy into the 2017 racing season, but also living out the legacy left by the late Bryan Clauson.

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Big Diamond Speedway Releases 2017 Tentative Schedule

MINERSVILLE, PA. — The countdown is on. In just four months race cars will be back on the track at Big Diamond Speedway with an open practice on Saturday, March

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This & That – Rainout to Lost Speedways – DTD Exclusive

By ED & BETTY BIITTIG This season the best laid plans seem to be spoiled by the weatherman. Just as we were about to head to The Gobbler on Saturday

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(11/26/16 )  

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LARSON CARVES UP TURKEY NIGHT WIN #2; THORSON TASTES FIRST USAC NATIONAL MIDGET TITLE

By RICHIE MURRAY VENTURA, CA – On the rare occasion that Kyle Larson gets the chance to take the wheel of a midget these days, he certainly makes each opportunity count.

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 Brandon Hanks Claims First Sprint Car Title   https://speedsport.com/sprints-midgets/ascs/brandon-hanks-ascs-red-river-champ/

(11/24/16)

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 Bryan Clauson Is Still Chasing 200  https://speedsport.com/sprints-midgets/other-sprint-cars/bryan-clauson-still-chasing-200/

Bryan Clauson: One To Remember  https://speedsport.com/sprints-midgets/usac/bryan-clauson-one-remember/

Brady Bacon Sets Pace In TNGP Drills https://speedsport.com/sprints-midgets/usac/brady-bacon-sets-pace-tngp-drills/

Morgan Turpen Scores Second USCS Title  https://speedsport.com/sprints-midgets/other-sprint-cars/morgan-turpen-scores-second-uscs-title/

Zach Blurton Enjoys Best Season To Date 

Logan Seavey Lands Chili Bowl Ride

(11 /23/16 )

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Boat & Lawson Named Turkey Night GMs  https://speedsport.com/sprints-midgets/usac/lawson-boat/

Ray Allen Kulhanek Joining ASCS National Tour 

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ACCORD, NY – Outdoor dirt-track racing in the Northeast for 2016 comes to a close this weekend in style. Accord Speedway presents the fourth running of the ‘Gobbler’ event on


By RICHIE MURRAY Nine points separate two men from reaching the pinnacle of their sport. Two men who’ve endured a season that’s seen its ups and its downs, but a


SYRACUSE, NY – The 2016 season came to an end with the completion of the 2016 DIRTcar Northeast awards ceremony Saturday night. This year’s banquet was full of familiar faces


By ED & BETTY BIITTIG If you were looking for racers this past weekend Syracuse, NY was the place to go. The New York State Fairgrounds at the National Parts


By BRAD VORES YORK HAVEN, PA – For the first time in history, Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will compete on the red clay at Susquehanna


By PAUL HARKENRIDER ROCHESTER, NY – The Patriot Sprint Tour awards banquet was held at the Staybridge Suites on the Genesee River in Rochester, NY this past Saturday where Jared

 (11/22/16)

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 It’s Thorson vs. Bayston In USAC Midget Title Fight 

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(11/21/16)

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 USMTS Reveals Tentative 2017 Schedule https://speedsport.com/dirt-late-models/dirt-modifieds/usmts-2017-schedule/

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Dave & Nancy MacDonald: Passion for Working With Children Translates to Helping Auto Racing – DTD Exclusive

By BILL FOLEY Providing an instrument for future auto racing fans is critical to the small tracks throughout the United States. Years ago the Brewerton Speedway thought about the youngsters

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“TURKEY NIGHT” RETURNS TO VENTURA FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY TWO DECADES

Thursday’s 76th “Turkey Night Grand Prix” returns to California’s Ventura Raceway for the first time since 1997, concluding a 2016 USAC points racing calendar that features a four-way battle for

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LARSON, ABREU AMONG STARS TO CONVERGE AT 76TH TURKEY NIGHT GRAND PRIX IN VENTURA

Fans who congregate at the Ventura Raceway for the 76th Running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix next Wednesday and Thursday, November 23rd and 24th, will have a chance to

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50th Annual Port Royal Speedway Tuscarora 50 To Pay $50,000 To Win

PORT ROYAL, PA – The biggest and richest event in the long and storied history of Port Royal Speedway was announced Saturday night, November 19, 2016 at the annual oval

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 (11/20/16)

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Brandon Overton Banks $10,000 Gobbler  https://speedsport.com/dirt-late-models/other-dirt-series/brandon-overton-banks-10000-gobbler/

It’s Ronnie Gardner On Bakersfield Dirt

https://speedsport.com/sprints-midgets/usac/ronnie-gardner-bakersfield-dirt/

 5-Hour Energy Back As Knoxville Nationals Sponsor

Knoxville Raceway Honors Racers

Tuscarora 50 To Offer $50,000 Payday

https://speedsport.com/featured/tuscarora-50-offer-50000-payday/

It’s All Ryan Partridge In Lucas Mod Finale

Backup Car Carries Blaine Rocha To Bullring Victory

(11/19/16)

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Steve Poirier Crowned Seven-Time Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Champion

VERNON, NY – Saturday night, November 12th, the luxurious Vernon Downs Casino Hotel hosted the annual awards banquet for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS). Steve Poirier was crowned

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T.P.TRAILERS RETURNS FOR SIXTH SEASON AS A MAJOR SPONSOR OF NASCAR STOCK CAR RACING AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

BECHTELSVILLE, PA – Again in 2017, as they have for the past five years, T.P.Trailers of Limerick, PA will continue as a major sponsor at NASCAR sanctioned stock car racing at

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(11/18/16)

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By JEREMY ELLIOTT (Patriot News) Tod Quiring and the rest of the National Sprint League brass took a long, hard look at the economics and number of races in the


 (11/17/16) 

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   Must See Racing Growing With Exciting Changes For 2017

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Larson, Bell & Abreu File Turkey Night Entries 

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Tim Fuller & Kody Graham In 2-Car Effort

Alex Bright Targets USAC Eastern Storm

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Energized American Racer Cup Program Set For 2017 Season; BD Motorsports Media LLC Takes Over Program Management

INDIANA, PA – The American Racer Cup, an incentive program for racers at participating facilities across the Northeast, enters the 2017 season with new direction. Fred Woodward of Lias Tire,

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Past ‘Gobbler’ Winners Danny Johnson & Anthony Perrego In Different Seats For 2016 Edition; Northeast Dirt-Track Finale Set For November 26 At Accord Speedway

ACCORD, NY – Race fans, this is it. The final 2016 shot to see outdoor dirt-track racing in the Northeast takes place at Accord Speedway on Saturday, November 26 with

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BACON BECOMES TWO-TIME USAC SPRINT CHAMP; HOFFMANS HOIST 11TH OWNERS’ TITLE TROPHY

By RICHIE MURRAY For the second time in the last three seasons, Brady Bacon has been crowned as USAC’s 2016 AMSOIL National Sprint Car champion. Following a runner-up finish at

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RANSOMVILLE SPEEDWAY FINALIZES 2016 SEASON

RANSOMVILLE, NY – Last Friday night, Ransomville Speedway put the finishing touches to its 2016 season. Nearly 200 people filled the Ransomville Fire Hall, drivers from the weekly five division

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 (11/15/16)

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HOWARD & PRATT RACE TO DRAMATIC FINISH IN BRIDGEPORT FINALE

SWEDESBORO, NJ – It was the Wild Card Weekend with the final hands to be played in the 2016 Colonial Pipeline 8-1-1 Dig Safely Poker Series for all three divisions

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GODOWN & HENRY OPEN WILD CARD WEEKEND WITH WINS

SWEDESBORO, NJ – Ryan Godown and TJ Henry set the pace in their respective divisions as the Bridgeport Speedway presented the first of two nights of racing to conclude their 2016

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Must See Sprints Looking Ahead To 2017

  Brady Bacon Collects USAC Super License

 (11/14/16)

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Howard Gets Pratt to Take Wild Car Weekend Big-Block Feature – DTD Exclusive

By KEN BRUCE The 2016 is a season that Duane Howard would soon like to forget. Although most drivers would love to have a season with eight total wins, it

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(11/13/16) 

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Showdown At Senoia Is Shane Clanton’s

 Payne Claims 5th Duel In The Desert Trophy

Reutzel Holds Off ASCS Champion Hafertepe

Horton Leads East Bay Winners List

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GARDNER GRABS $25,000; TAKES “OVAL NATIONALS” WIN #3 AT THE PAS

PERRIS, CA – On a night in which he had been awarded the hardware of a hard-earned USAC/CRA AMSOIL Sprint Car season title, Damion Gardner collected the biggest single-night reward

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38th annual National Parts Peddler Trade Show is this Week.

This week will mark the 38th annual National Parts Peddler Trade Show held at the New York State Fair Grounds in Syracuse New York. The trade show runs from Friday

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Seth Bergman Prevails With Lucas Oil ASCS At Cocopah Speedway

SOMERTON, AZ – Seeking his first Lucas Oil ASCS presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network win of the 2016 season, Seth Bergman finally got the job done with his first

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(11/12/16)

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Sheppard
Scores Second Title At Utica-Rome
Overcame Odds To Earn Title At NY Dirt Track

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Taylor & Most Cop Desert Mod Money 

Seth Bergman Stars At Cocopah

Courtesy DIRT Track Digest (http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/NewPress/):

Godown Gets It Done at Bridgeport; Wild Card 358-Modified Notes – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT Ryan Godown got back in the win column on Friday night at the Bridgeport Speedway in 358-Modified action as he captured the 30-lap main-event to kick off

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DARLAND TAKES THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED TO WIN NIGHT TWO OF THE “OVAL NATIONALS”

By RICHIE MURRAY PERRIS, CA – From the earliest moments of the race, Dave Darland made a commitment to run the top. Even though it appeared the race was going to

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(11/11/16 )

Courtesy National Speed Sport News (https://speedsport.com/): 



Courtesy DIRT Track Digest.com (http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/NewPress/): 

By MIKE MALLETT There has been a lot of buzz about Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburg, N.Y., returning to its roots for the 2017 season as a dirt facility. The



(11/10/16)

Courtesy DIRT Track Digest.com (http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/NewPress/): 

Are Sprint Cars Really Winning Me Over?

By DANNY SERRANO “Big Track Classic?” What the hell are we talking about? Who would have thought? I guess I’ll just cut to the point here. I’ve never been a

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Q&A Dale Blaney: Sprint Car star discusses free agency and loss of crew chief George Fisher

By JEREMY ELLIOTT (Patriot News) Dale Blaney had a rough ending to the Sprint Car season. It was the type of stretch that would have broken most drivers mentally. Longtime

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Accord Speedway To Host 2016 Northeast Dirt-Track Finale ‘Gobbler’ On Saturday, November 26; Full Plate Of Stock Car Racing Planned For Ulster County Quarter-Mile Oval

ACCORD, NY – The 2016 Northeast dirt-track finale takes place at Accord Speedway on Saturday, November 26. The quarter-mile clay oval nestled into the Catskill Mountains of New York State

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This & That – Remembering the Fallen – DTD Exclusive

By ED & BETTY BIITIG Saturday, November 5th the Capital District racing community came together at Albany Saratoga to memorialize and remember one of its own, Stanley J. DeVore, father

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ALL EYES FOCUSED ON PERRIS THIS WEEKEND FOR 21ST “OVAL NATIONALS”

By RICHIE MURRAY When you look beyond the visor and into the eyes of a racer, you can see the hopes, the dreams, the fears, the hunger and the anticipation

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Sprint Car driver Lucas Wolfe takes over as full-time driver of the Mike Barshinger-owned team

By JEREMY ELLIOTT (Patriot News) Sprint Car driver Lucas Wolfe has spent the last couple of seasons trying to piece together a full-time schedule with two different teams. Different philosophies.

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Fuller Ready for New Venture with Graham – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT Watertown, N.Y., driver Tim Fuller quickly found a landing spot after parting ways with car owner Dave Rauscher. The 2005 Super DIRTcar Series champion is joining forces

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Kody Graham & Tim Fuller Form New Ray Graham Dirt Team

By BILL FOLEY Modified dirt racing will have a new two car team from an unexpected area in 2017. Veteran Supermodified car owner Ray Graham will be fielding Bicknell chassis

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Record Lucas Oil ESS Banquet This Saturday: Over $50,000 in Cash will be Distributed

By DEAN REYNOLDS SYRACUSE, NY – Saturday night November 12th the beautiful Vernon Downs Hotel Casino will host the 33rd Anniversary Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) Awards Banquet. Awaiting

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News and Notes from Mid-Atlantic Championship – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT On a day that could have ended poorly for him, Richie Pratt walked out of the Georgetown Speedway with a smile on his face. The New Jersey

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Pennsy Star Dan Stone Grabs Late Model Main at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, DE – Dan Stone (Super Late Model) led the list of winners during the Friday-Saturday Season Finale at the historic Georgetown Speedway half-mile oval. An astounding 223 entries were filed

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Laubach Outlasts Field to Score Win at Georgetown – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT Rick Laubach made a choice early in the night that effected every choice he made during Saturday night’s Mid-Atlantic Championship 40-lap feature at the Georgetown Speedway. Laubach

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Jacob Allen’s First Career 410 Win Comes Sat at Susquehanna – DTD Exclusive

By DEAN REYNOLDS It’s been a long climb up the 410 ladder for second generation Jacob Allen. The Hanover, Pa., resident put together a perfect 30 laps Saturday at the

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(11/9/16)

Courtesy National Speed Sport News (https://speedsport.com/): 

 LM Sanctions Stride Toward Common Rules

https://speedsport.com/dirt-late-models/lm-sanctions-stride-toward-common-rules/

Courtesy Speed51.com (http://speed51.com/):

  Northeast Dirt Mods Gear Up for The Gobbler at Accord


(11/7/16)

Courtesy DIRT Track Digest (http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/NewPress/): 

Kody Graham & Tim Fuller Form New Ray Graham Dirt Team

By BILL FOLEY Modified dirt racing will have a new two car team from an unexpected area in 2017. Veteran Supermodified car owner Ray Graham will be fielding Bicknell chassis

Read more » 

Record Lucas Oil ESS Banquet This Saturday: Over $50,000 in Cash will be Distributed

By DEAN REYNOLDS SYRACUSE, NY – Saturday night November 12th the beautiful Vernon Downs Hotel Casino will host the 33rd Anniversary Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) Awards Banquet. Awaiting

Read more » 

News and Notes from Mid-Atlantic Championship – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT On a day that could have ended poorly for him, Richie Pratt walked out of the Georgetown Speedway with a smile on his face. The New Jersey

Read more » 

Pennsy Star Dan Stone Grabs Late Model Main at Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, DE – Dan Stone (Super Late Model) led the list of winners during the Friday-Saturday Season Finale at the historic Georgetown Speedway half-mile oval. An astounding 223 entries were filed

Read more » 

Laubach Outlasts Field to Score Win at Georgetown – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT Rick Laubach made a choice early in the night that effected every choice he made during Saturday night’s Mid-Atlantic Championship 40-lap feature at the Georgetown Speedway. Laubach

Read more » 

Jacob Allen’s First Career 410 Win Comes Sat at Susquehanna – DTD Exclusive

By DEAN REYNOLDS It’s been a long climb up the 410 ladder for second generation Jacob Allen. The Hanover, Pa., resident put together a perfect 30 laps Saturday at the

Read more »


 (11/6/16)

Courtesy National Speed Sport News (https://speedsport.com/): 

John Carney II Survives Hafertepe’s Barrage 

Eric Wells Wires Ponderosa Fall Classic

 Bacon Stops Windom In Southwest Sprint

 Jacob Allen Scores First 410 Sprint Victory


(11/5/16)

Courtesy DIRT Track Digest (http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/NewPress/): 

Hafertepe Victorious in Lucas Oil ASCS Fall Fling Opener

SAPULPA, OK – Using a late race caution to his advantage, Sam Hafertepe, Jr. bounced his way around the infield berm to pick up his eighth victory of the season

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MORSE RETURNS TO V8 DIRT MODIFIED ACTION IN NSW TITLE

By DENNIS NEWLYN ENTRIES for Saturday night’s (November 5) V8 Dirt Modified Lord Mayor’s Cup at Castrol Edge Lismore Speedway have been bolstered with the return of five times Australian

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DEFENDING CHAMP BRITTEN GUNNING FOR MORE SUCCESS

By DENNIS NEWLYN WHEN Queensland speedway driver Kevin Britten says this summer he is looking for a repeat of last season’s success, that is a mighty big statement. Britten will

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Duane Howard Claims 358 Mid-Atlantic Championship at Georgetown

Georgetown 358 Modified Top 5: Duane Howard, Ryan Godown, Jordan Watson, Craig VonDohren and HJ Bunting. (Full story to follow)

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Shaffer Shines in Friday STN Prelim

Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (November 4, 2016) – Tim Shaffer snapped a victory drought dating back more than a year by wiring the field in Friday night’s 25-lap preliminary

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Courtesy National Speed Sport News (http://www.nationalspeedsportnews.com/):

Tim McCreadie Speeds Through Alabama 

Shaffer Ends Drought With STN Joy Ride 

Infield Groove Works For Hafertepe 


D.J. Johnson Leads Them All In Stockton Sprint 

Turkey Bowl Gets Underway At Delta Speedway


 (11/4/16)

Courtesy National Speed Sport News (http://www.nationalspeedsportnews.com/): 

Swindell Holds Off Johnson At I-30

The opening night of the 29th annual COMP Cams Short…

{Sad News}

 Former Knoxville Promoter Grimes, 84


 (11/3/16)

Courtesy National Speed Sport News (http://www.nationalspeedsportnews.com/): 

Bernal To Drive Midget For Saldana

World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series driver Joey Saldana…

Tentative Lucas Oil Speedway Slate Released

The inaugural Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series event next…

Flinner Earns Lucas Late Model Rookie Honors

Colton Flinner has quickly established himself as a future star…



 (11/2/16)

Courtesy Home Tracks NASCAR.com (http://hometracks.nascar.com/): 

Sheppard
Scores Second Title At Utica-Rome
Overcame Odds To Earn Title At NY Dirt Track


Courtesy DIRT Track Digest (http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/NewPress/): 

THE STAGE IS SET FOR SPRINT SHOWDOWN AT SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY

By BRAD VORES YORK HAVEN, PA – The stage is set for this Saturday’s Sprint Showdown at Susquehanna Speedway. With a promising forecast of 60 degrees and sun for York Haven,

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Big Game Motorsports Names Kerry Madsen as Driver for 2017

WINDOM, MN – Big Game Motorsports is excited to announce that Kerry Madsen has been tabbed as the team’s driver in 2017. “Kerry has proven to be one of the

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WINDOM RACES INTO WESTERN WORLD ON A HOT SECOND HALF STREAK

By RICHIE MURRAY QUEEN CREEK, AZ – In most stick and ball sports, segments of games are separated by quarters, periods or halves. Sometimes teams get off to a fast

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DAN HARPELL OPTS OUT OF CONTRACT RENEWAL, CHOOSES NOT TO RETURN AS PENN CAN PROMOTER AFTER TWO SEASONS

SUSQUEHANNA, PA – After two years at the helm of Penn Can Speedway, Dan Harpell has opted to not renew his contract and thus has chosen not to return as

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DAN HARPELL OPTS OUT OF CONTRACT RENEWAL, CHOOSES NOT TO RETURN AS PENN CAN PROMOTER AFTER TWO SEASONS

SUSQUEHANNA, PA – After two years at the helm of Penn Can Speedway, Dan Harpell has opted to not renew his contract and thus has chosen not to return as

Read more »


Courtesy National Speed Sport News.com (http://www.nationalspeedsportnews.com/): 

Kunz Reveals Next Year’s Driver Lineup

Midget team owner Keith Kunz announced drivers for his Keith


 (10/31/16)

Courtesy DIRT Track Digest (http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/NewPress/): 

Haers Happy and Dissapointed with World Finals Finishes – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT Outside of Matt Sheppard, Justin Haers had the best overall weekend as a he scored a pair of podium finishes. He finished second in Friday night’s main-event

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Tough Weekend for Defending Winner Kerr – DTD Exclusive

By BILL FOLY One year ago Picton, Ontario’s Tim Kerr was on the top of the Modified world as he captured the final night of the World Finals at The

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Mitchell Brings Home “Run What Ya Brung” Accord Win

By STEVE PADOS ACCORD, NY – The bright colors of the fall foliage were displayed throughout the area as the sun rays were shining early on at the Accord Speedway grounds on

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(10/27/16)

Courtesy DIRT Track Digest (http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/NewPress/ ): 

Mostly Racin’ Stuff – Volume #274

By TOM AVENENGO The Orange County Speedway in Middletown, N.Y. a track that has been in existence since the early 1900’s. Photo by Propellerheads Aerial, Middletown NY. from this year’s

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Memories from a Bygone Era

By LEO DOUGHERTY Well, I finally put together a little bit of my memories of Wee Willie Allen and included Wild Bill Updike. Both raced at Waterloo and Weedsport. As

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(10/26/16)

Courtesy National Speed Sportt News (http://www.nationalspeedsportnews.com/): 
 

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series has released a…

Courtesy Speed51.com (http://speed51.com/):

DIRT: Hearn’s 21-Year Streak Two Races Away From Being Snapped 

Volusia Speedway Park Back to Life for Weekly Racing

(10/25/16)

Courtesy DIRT Track Digest (http://www.dirttrackdigest.com/NewPress/):

Fun Filled Halloween Havoc Rolls Into Accord Speedway This Saturday, October 29th

By STEVE PADOS ACCORD, NY – After a few weeks of much needed downtime to recharge the minds and souls, Accord Speedway Promoters Gary and Donna Palmer have been working diligently at

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Final Lap Pass and Disqualification Leads to Disappointing Day for Hearn at Eastern States – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT It’s been one of those years for Brett Hearn. It seems like no matter what he just can’t catch a break. Sunday at the 55th edition of

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Things Finally Break the Right Way for Friesen; Wins First Ever Eastern States 200 – DTD Exclusive

By MIKE MALLETT Stewart Friesen has watched Eastern States 200 glory slip through his fingers several times over the course of his career. The Sprakers, N.Y., driver has lost the

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Stewart Friesen Finally Claims Eastern States Glory

MIDDLETOWN, NY – Stewart Friesen passed Brett Hearn on the final lap to claim his first ever win in the Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway on

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Brian Krummel Wins the ESW 100 358-Mod Race for Zubi’s Racing – DTD Exclusive

By KEN BRUCE When the 2016 racing season started for Brian Krummel and the Zubi’s Racing team their goal was to win the small-block Modified title at the Orange County

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Brian Krummel Captures Eastern States 358 Modified Main After Hearn Comes Up Light On The Scales

MIDDLETOWN, NY – Brian Krummel was in the right place at the right place at the right time on Sunday afternoon at the Orange County Fair Speedway.  Krummel inherited the

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Coleman Gulick Wins Thrilling Dutch Hoag Memorial 360 Event at Outlaw

By DEAN REYNOLDS DUNDEE, NY – Binghamton’s Coleman Gulick returned to Central, NY a few months ago to resume his 360 winged sprint car career. He was knocking on the

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Born on date  11/14/08
 
Now for the reason for creating this site
 
This site was created by me because of frustations with other internet service providers, and is for the use of anyone who's interested in anything about NASCAR. 
 
  However,over time I hope to add other auto racing news,from other auto racing series / venues ,in the hopes of having something here for everyone to enjoy.
 
Now for a little bit about me ,
 
 
I'm Joe,from New Jersey. I've lived in the Garden State for most of my life.  It's also where I've been fighting,to get a major NASCAR track built somewhere in the NYC/NJ area for many years now.
I am also "foot soldier" / bill collector for the electric company.So I do work days. Therefore the best time to check for any updates is after 8 pm,on weeknights.  But just about any time on weekends !!!
My favorite current driver : KASEY KAHNE
I'm also a fan of :Martin Truex Jr. ( Hey ! He's a "Jersey Guy" !!! I was rooting for him since I first saw him racing .and winning,as a 17 year old,in the modified division at Wall Stadium ( now known as Wall Speedway ) !!!
My favorite all time driver : "Awesome Bill From Dawsonville" ... BILL ELLIOTT !!!
Needless to say .My favorite car owner is fellow "Jersey Guy"...Ray Evernham
My favorite NASCAR Track : Dover
My favorite local tracks : Wall Speedway (paved),and New Egypt Speedway (dirt)
 
My favorite actors/actresses : Tom Hanks, John Wayne,Kiefer Sutherland ,Catherine Zeta-Jones,Rene Zellweiger
 
My Favorite movies : Star Wars ( all 6 of them),
Lord of the Rings (ALL OF THEM),
Gone With the Wind,
Fort Apache,
She Wore A Yellow Ribbon,
The Longest Day,
Saving Private Ryan.
Zorro (especially the Antonio Banderas ones !)
Batman ( the ones with Michael Keaton,and Christian Bale ! The rest of them...blech ! Sorry Adam West ! I used to like the old "campy" BATMAN tv shows. But then I grew up !)
 
Favorite TV shows :
MASH !!!
Cheers,
Seinfeld,
Bones
 

 


24 !!!  & House !, & Fringe !!! , &  Terra Nova ! , & Alcatraz !(Always,and forever !!!)
 

GOTHAM !!!
24: Live Another Day !!!
Almost Human
 
Sleepy Hollow  !!!   The Following !
 
 
Law and Order : SVU
 
 
Touch
 
 
Person of Interest

Empire

 LUCIFER !!!
And ...
New for 2016 !
Designated Survivor
 
 
 
 
Favorite all time master sleuth :
Sherlock Holmes !
(as portrayed by Jeremy Brett !)
 
Favorite Comedy Routine :
"Who's on First ? "
Needless to say my favorite comedy team is ....
Abbott & Costello !!!
 
My other interests other than NASCAR :
My family
The New York Yankees ( I was BORN a Yankee fan !!!)
The New York Giants
The New Jersey / now Brooklyn Nets
The New York Knicks
The Hawthorne Caballeros "all age" & Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps
The Golden Knights Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps
The Bayonne Bridgemen Alumni Drun & Bugle Corps
The Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps (formerly of Garfield NJ.Now they currently are based in Allentown,Pa.)
Do I give you the impression that I also love Drum & Bugle Corps? I could go on with the many corps that I really enjoy !
I was a snare drummer in high school !
 
I truly hope that you enjoy visiting my site. I also hope that you will come back often,and that you tell your friends & family about it.
 
P.S.
As I type this ( Nov.25,2006). My current 1/24 scale NASCAR diecast car collection is @ 175 + cars !!!
Personal note from me. ( AKA Site disclaimer...or something like that ! )
If you see something here that you would like to use on your website / newsletter / whatever. Please feel free to do so.
HOWEVER !!! 
I do ask that you give credit where credit is due ( as I do here). Please indicate something  (somewhere / somehow ),that you got it from this website.
Thank You,
Joe

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