Fatal Crash At BAPS Speedway Claims The Life Of Greg Hodnett

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YORK, Pa. -World Of Outlaws Photo — A fatal crash Thursday night has claimed the life of well-known and much loved sprint car racer Greg Hodnett.  Hodnett, 49, a native of Memphis, Tennessee, was racing a 410 sprint car for Heffner Racing when the steering apparently broke causing him to hit an opening in turn one and flip, with the …

Austin Langenstein To Compete In Inaugural Driven2SaveLives BC39 At Indy

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CARMEL, Ind. —  Prominent Indiana businessman Joe Murello announced today that he will field a USAC P1 Insurance Midget for up and coming race car driver Austin Langenstein, 25, at the Driven2SaveLives BC39, being held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on September 5 and 6. The event will honor the late Bryan Clauson and will be held on the new …

Maynard Troyer – Another Good One Gone

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Mooresville, N.C. — The hearts of the racing community throughout the northeast and the world of stock car racing are hurting as news spreads of legendary asphalt modified builder and racer Maynard Troyer’s passing on Thursday at the age of 79. Troyer, from Spencerport, New York, built and raced asphalt modifieds in the late 1960’s until 1982, when he retired …