Racing Heals at Canandaigua Motorsports Park, One Lap at a Time

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Story by Steven Ovens / Photo by Racing New York (Ray Hendershot 11B) – David Ragan’s win at Talladega for Front Row Motorsports.  Brian Vickers overcomes personal and professional strife to return to Victory Lane at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and solidifies his place at MWR with a full-time ride in the Aaron’s Dream Machine for 2014.  Ryan Newman, knowing …

Billy Dunn scores win #3 at CMP; Kane Bristol scores first career victory

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August 4, 2013 – Story and Photo by RaceChaser Online correspondent Steven Ovens –  Matt Sheppard is the man to beat at Canandaigua Motorsports Park on a weekly basis.  The drivers and fans know that each and every week when they roll into the Ontario County Fairgrounds ½ mile each Saturday night.  But when the man to beat faces adversity, …

For Sprint Car Racers Chuck and Kelly Hebing, Racing is a Family Tradition

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Exclusive to RaceChaser Online by Steven Ovens – A sport often becomes tradition in a family.  Whether it’s stick and ball sports or the highest level of motorsports, a tradition is something you often see.  For Chuck “The Cobra” Hebing, having a daughter race sprint cars is just carrying on the family tradition. Hebing started his racing career in asphalt …

AUDIO: Sprint Car Racer Joe Trenca: The Tony Stewart 360 Shootout Wreck Was “A Graveyard of Cars”

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Baldwinsville, N.Y. – For 16-year-old Sprint Car racer Joe Trenca, last Tuesday night was definitely an attention-getter.  The Mucci Motorsports Team had worked all season to find the setup that the “Salt City Flyer” was looking for in his No. 98 and they finally had it for the feature event.  Starting mid-pack, Joe had charged his way by several cars …

Emery Wins 360 Smoke Shootout; Two Drivers Injured In Scary Lap 6 Crash

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Canandaigua, N.Y. – July 17, 2013 – By Steven Ovens – After Tony Stewart’s first scheduled appearance at Canandaigua Motorsports Park with the UNOH All-Star Series fell to rain on June 11th, the 360 Smoke Shootout was scheduled by promoter Jeremie Corcoran.  The new show’s format was simple- take the best 360 and 305 sprint drivers in Western and Central …