Paul Cole Takes Keys Of Canandaigua; Renames Track ‘Land of Legends Raceway’

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The Ontario County Fair Board and Paul Cole have signed a deal for 2018 and 2019 for the operation of the speedway in Canandaigua, N.Y. Formerly known as Canandaigua Speedway, the track will be managed and operated as Land of Legends Raceway, building off of the longtime nickname of the famed 1/2-mile dirt track. 

Broadslidin’: News & Notes From The Finger Lakes & Southern Tier

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HORSEHEADS, N.Y. — Column by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Jeremiah Fish photo — While our Turn 5 Roundtable article this week (see Turn 5 Roundtable posted Wednesday 3/23/16) spoke to a lot of the more controversial discussions from the past week, there are still a few things out there to talk about as one …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Hebing Brings Back Sponsors; Welcomes Mohawk Northeast to 305 Sprint Team

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Michelle Hebing photo — Life is pretty good right now for young 305 Sprint Car pilot Kelly Hebing. The Ontario, N.Y. driver nicknamed ‘Lil’ Cobra’ is set to embark on another season behind the wheel of the SUNY Canton, Danny Willmes Enterprises, Mohawk Northeast, …

Sean Lias Remembered, Casey Pavlick and Jason Knowles Also on Turn 5 Live at 7:30 PM Eastern

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Ted Schmidt/Walt Allen photo — The past few days have been particularly difficult for race fans across the country as well as locally in Upstate New York.  Not only did the racing world lose Verizon INDYCar Series driver Justin Wilson, the Northeast IMCA Modified world lost veteran racer and 250+ feature …

NSCS: Wrongful Death Suit Looming Over Stewart’s Best Shot To Make The Chase

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Story By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — It’s often said that timing is everything. For Tony Stewart this weekend at Watkins Glen International for the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, timing is both a blessing and a curse. The blessing comes from the fact that …

Crate Sportsman Tech Issues Aplenty to be Discussed At 7:30 PM ET on Turn 5 Live

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Eagle Racing Engines photo This weekend’s theme was Crate Sportsman post race tech inspection and the hosts of Turn 5 Live have it covered from top to bottom on this week’s episode of Turn 5 Live on the Performance Motorsports Network. Kevin Ridley was in a borrowed ride this past weekend …

ASCoC: Dale Blaney Claims Third All-Stars Win of Season; Defeats Darrah at Canandaigua

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — DB3 Imaging photo — Dale Blaney’s march towards a record-extending sixth UNOH All-Star Circuit of Champions title continued on Thursday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Blaney triumphed over a thrilling three-way battle between he, Cody Darrah and Lucas Wolfe to claim the victory, his third ASCoC checkered …

AUDIO/RECAP: SDS: ‘Super Matt’ Steals The Show; Wins Corcoran Memorial At Canandaigua

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — Story and Audio By Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Curtis Berleue photo — ‘Super Matt’ Sheppard has enjoyed a good amount of dominance to start this season at just about every track they have traveled to.  The Heinke-Baldwin Racing team has enjoyed multiple victories at each of their weekly tracks including Canandaigua …

Broadslidin’ Blog: Giguere Pays It Forward To Guererri; Guererri Wins In Week 3 At CMP

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PENN YAN, NY — Story by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Racing New York photo — Sometimes great stories have a way of telling themselves.  I started this blog last week to tell a great story of how the racing community picks each other up when someone falls down.  Although my duties at Black Rock Speedway …

NORTHEAST: Jeremie Corcoran Signs 2-Year Extension To Continue Promoting Canandaigua Motorsports Park

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CANANDAIGUA, NY — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Big Motor Media photo — Fans and race teams in Upstate New York are breathing a huge sigh of relief this morning.  Canandaigua Motorsports Park announced around 8:30AM Eastern time that Promoter Jeremie Corcoran has signed a 2-year lease extension with the Ontario County Fair Board …

First Time Winner Tracy Dunn & 4 Cylinder Dominator Rich Sharpsteen Join Turn 5 Live At 7:30PM Eastern

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Lydia Jae Rice photo Some dirt tracks got their season off the ground this weekend, while some did not and were probably glad they didn’t.  It was a mighty chilly weekend all across the dirt track racing landscape and Turn 5 Live will have all of the coverage at 7:30PM on …

NORTHEAST: Jan Corcoran Memorial & Cabin Fever Grit Series Events Postponed At Canandaigua

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — official release — Opening Weekend at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park will have to wait one more weekend as continued wet weather has left the pit area and general admission parking areas too wet to hold their April 17th and 18th events.  The following was released from Canandaigua Motorsports Park late Thursday night.   We have had to …