Broadslidin’ Blog: The Most Intriguing Stories Heading Into 2015 At ‘The Rock’

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GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Blog By Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Track Correspondent Steven Ovens — Curtis Berleue Photography photo — Tuesday night on Turn 5 Live we recapped some of the most intriguing story lines heading into the 2015 season at the Black Rock Speedway. After some pretty interesting discussion on the show, I’ve put a lot more …

NORTHEAST: Black Rock Speedway 2015 Rules Released

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DUNDEE, NY — Official Release — BRS Photo — There has been a lot of discussion and debate over the rules for several divisions that will compete at the Black Rock Speedway in 2015.  The biggest debate thus far seems to have been surrounding the Small-Block/Big-Block Modifieds, Street Stocks and 4-Cylinder divisions.  Now all of that can be put to rest as …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Black Rock Speedway Holds Successful Meet And Greet/Division Rules Meetings

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DUNDEE, N.Y. — Story and audio by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Step one in the new era at the Black Rock Speedway took place on Sunday morning at the Dundee VFW. The first opportunity for staff and competitors alike to meet first year promoters Mike Jackson and Sue Foster saw great crowds attend the …

NORTHEAST: Busy Offseason For Ransomville Speedway Drivers

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RANSOMVILLE, NY — Official Release — Tom Stevens Photo — The changing of the guard continues at Ransomville Speedway as several drivers announce their intentions for the 2015 season. Two of those drivers will be returning to the FinditQuick.com 358 Modified class. Scott George of Wilson, NY ran the class in he mid-2000’s. Boyd MacTavish of Ransomville, NY also ran the …

Black Rock Speedway Promoter Mike Jackson Announces January 25th Rules Meeting

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DUNDEE, NY — Story By Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Black Rock Speedway Photo — New Black Rock Speedway Promoters Mike Jackson and Sue Foster are hitting the ground running as far as getting the speedway operational for the start of the 2015 season.  The first step is getting their staff into place and the …

NORTHEAST: The Deal Is Done! Mike Jackson Signs Lease For Black Rock Speedway

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DUNDEE, NY — Story and photo By Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Track Correspondent Steven Ovens — The deal is done! Officially officially done! No really, the lease is signed and we can now refer to the 4/10 mile clay oval in Dundee, New York as the Black Rock Speedway, with Mike Jackson at the helm. Jackson officially signed …

NORTHEAST: Harpell To Address Racers/Teams At YCS Banquet January 30th

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DUNDEE, N.Y.  — official track release — Matthew Boyce photo — Yates County Speedway will pay tribute to its champions on Friday, January 30th.  The 2014 Yates County Speedway banquet will be held at the Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview. Track Champions in all divisions will be honored for their efforts in the 2014 racing season.  They are Casey Pavlick (Sportsman), …

DIRT MODS: ‘Big Guns’ Holster Their Weapons For Seneca Lake Shootout Friday Night

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DUNDEE, N.Y. — Story and photos by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Friday night’s inaugural running of the ‘Seneca Lake Shootout’ is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated Dirt Modified races in the Finger Lakes this season as Big-Block and Small-Block teams alike prepare their machines for battle. The new event started and named by …

DIRT MODS: Yates County Announces Inaugural Seneca Lake Shootout Sept. 19th

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DUNDEE, NY — Official Release — Brad Ovens Photo — Yates County Speedway Promoter Dan Harpell has announced the running of the inaugural Suburban Propane Seneca Lake Shootout, September 19th at the 4/10ths mile Dundee oval.  The Modifieds will headline the show with a 50 lap, $4,000 to win race.  They will be joined by a $600 to win event for the Street …

AUDIO/RECAP: Champions Crowned On Championship Night At Yates County Speedway

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DUNDEE, NY — Story, Audio and Photos By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Championship night.  One last round in the season-long title fight.  That is what was on tap Friday night at the Yates County Speedway and the championships that were yet to be settled didn’t disappoint. The championship that provided the most in-race drama throughout …

AUDIO/RECAP: Welty Wins First Crate Sportsman Race; Kreidler III, Mashewske, Sites, Knowles & Ruggles Score Yates County Victories

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DUNDEE, NY — Story & Audio By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photo By Curtis Berleue Photos — “Guys are going to be making moves they wouldn’t normally make. There will be a whole lot of take and very little give.” That was the sentiment of one driver in the pit area at Yates County Speedway Friday …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Point Battles Tighten Up As Season Comes To A Close For Several New York Dirt Tracks

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PENN YAN, NY — Story By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photo By Jeff Schneeberger — Audio By Jon Stuart — This time of year is disappointing because we know the racing season is coming to a close. It is also fixing to be disappointing for several drivers in several divisions, at several different tracks here …