Fans attending NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week could potentially be setting up for the Matt Sheppard Show this weekend. Sheppard has a fire lit under him this season at Super DIRT Week, as he continues his comeback charge for the Super DIRTcar Series point lead.
Race fans at Super DIRT Week have been treated to one of the best racing surfaces in the history of the storied event. The week-long event is in it’s second year at Oswego Speedway and track crews have been working hard to turn things around on the surface that destroyed many race cars in 2016.
Last weekend, Woodhull Raceway Modified competitors competed in the 13th Annual Lyle Sherwood Memorial on “New York’s Toughest Bullring.” It had been just over 12 years since one of Woodhull’s historic Modified legends lost his life on the third-mile.
(HOLDEN BEACH, N.C.) — Two series events at Woodhull Raceway in Short Track Super Series history. Two races stolen away by STSS outsiders- but that all ends tonight in my completely biased opinion. Though I cannot be there to witness what is expected to be the best race yet in the STSS third stop to the third-mile Steuben County oval, …
The Sweeteners Plus race team nearly broke the internet several weeks back when they announced they had brought in five-time Super DIRTcar Series champion Matt Sheppard to drive a car out of their stable. They have done it again Friday morning.
Mother Nature had been so good to us this winter in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier, and I’d say we got through relatively unscathed, save for one or two snow storms that made things interesting.
In a not too distant past, former Super DIRTcar Series announcer Shane Andrews would tell race fans to adjust the five point harness before the A-Main would take the green flag on that given night. After an announcement that was made by Super DIRTcar Series team owner Chris Gennarelli on Thursday, fans of the Danny Johnson orange No. 27J are doing just that.
There may be snow on the ground, but Winter Storm Stella can’t stop Woodhull Raceway from kicking off their 2017 season schedule with this weekend’s Arnot Mall Car Show presented by Swarthout Recycling for the eighth consecutive season.
Turn 5 Live has nothing but interviews from Syracuse Motorsports Expo and several from Finger Lakes Speedworld 2017, as the Northeast rolls through car show and expo season. The stars and cars of several different divisions and track join Steven Ovens for an all-star lineup, kicking off at 7:30 ET.
From the department of unexpected stories heading into 2017- Matt Sheppard laid a bomb on Friday night that will shock many and excite many more in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier. Sheppard announced on Facebook Friday evening that he will be driving a dirt modified out of the Sweeteners Plus shop full-time at Outlaw Speedway on Friday nights in 2017, along with select special events during the season.
With nearly twenty people in attendance on a bone-chilling night in the quiet town of Dundee, New York, a decision was made on Outlaw Speedway’s 2017 operating license with the Town of Starkey.
As the clock continues to wind down closer and closer to the start of the 2017 dirt track season in the Northeast, more and more drivers are solidifying their plans. Mike Jackson, an Addison, NY native is ready to tackle this upcoming season with car owner Chris Mangiarelli.