CMP DIRT MODS: Gary Tomkins Takes Win #2 At The Land of Legends

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CANANDAIGUA, NY — official release — Racing New York Photo — Did someone order Sunny & 75? It was last Saturday as Canandaigua Motorsports Park and Pampered Parents welcomed in Summer with bright blue skies and perfect temperatures.  A full crowd was on hand to witness plenty of hot racing action in the six star program. Gary Tomkins of Clifton Springs, …

DIRT MODS: Tremont Ends Hearn’s Albany-Saratoga Winning Streak!

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MALTA, NY — official release — Brett Hearn came into Friday night’s racing program at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway the winner of the past five Upstate GMC Dealers DIRTcar Modified feature events. The win streak put him one win away from tying his own 2002 track record. When the checkered flag waved following the 35 lap feature event it was a different certain Hall …

Broadslidin’ Blog: GM Crate Tech Inspection Becoming Hot-Button Issue in Northeast

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PENN YAN, NY — Blog by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Jeremiah Fish Photo — Karl was right all along. In an early season episode of Turn 5 titled ‘The Great Crate Debate’, we sat down with the Chief Editor of Speedway Illustrated, Karl Fredrickson, to discuss GM Crate Engine packages. One of the hot button …

NDRL Dirt Mod Short Track Super Series: Standing Records Will Fall Wednesday, July 23 With HUGE ‘Crazy 8s Special’ At I-88 Speedway

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AFTON, NY — official release — Jeff Karabin Photo — Standing records will be demolished when the Sowle Trailer Repair ‘Crazy 8s Special’ presented by Olum’s takes place Wednesday, July 23 at I-88 Speedway. The richest race ever at the Afton Fairgrounds 3/10ths-mile track will offer a mammoth $8,888 to the winner for 48 laps of big-block/small-block Modified racing. The event, co-promoted by I-88 …

WOODHULL: Troups Creek Auto Parts Presents Annual King Of The Bull Ring Late Model Challenge

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WOODHULL, NY — official release — John Waters Racing Photo — For the fourth consecutive year, the Woodhull raceway is excited to have the “King of the Bull Ring Challenge,” for the S&W Awards and photos 360 Late Models. For the past three years, the King of the Bull Ring Challenge has been one of the many highly anticipated events …

SUPER DIRTcar: ‘Super Matt’ Sheppard Speeds to Victory at New Egypt Speedway

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NEW EGYPT, NJ — official release — Jim Brown Photo — Fending off challenges until the very last lap, “Super Matt” Sheppard raced to victory Tuesday, June 17, at New Egypt Speedway’s Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Pioneer Pole Buildings, Inc. ‘Dirty Jersey 60.’ “It was an unbelievable race,” the three-time Super DIRTcar Series Champion said after the action-packed 60-lapper. …

DIRT MODS: Jackson Becomes 6th Different Modified Winner In 8 Weeks At Woodhull

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WOODHULL, NY — official release — As advertised prior to the 2014 season, the Insinger Performance 370 Modified’s have been at a competitive level no other class can match against this season. Becoming the sixth different modified winner in eight races this season was long time Woodhull Raceway Modified competitor, Stacey Jackson, of Woodhull. Jackson was able to get around …

NORTHEAST: Eddie Marshall Finally Sees the Checkers From the Front At Lebanon Valley

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WEST LEBANON, NY — official release — Mike Petrucci Photo — The legendary high banks at Lebanon Valley Speedway has a curtain lure that draws racers and fans alike to its hollowed grounds to see who can tame the hardest ½ mile dirt oval in the Northeast.  This week, veteran Eddie Marshall snagged the win in the Big Block Modifieds, while …

Northeast Dirt: Much of New York State Lose Races To Mother Nature; Turn 5 Podcast Episode 32

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PENN YAN, NY — Story by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Turn 5 Racing Podcast Photo and Podcast — In what has become a running theme in 2014, Mother Nature has become the most frequent winner in 2014 on the New York dirt tracks. She conjured up a feast of storms that stretched as far north …