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. 

Short Stack: ARCA Makes A Deal; 602 Sprint Car Series Makes A Buzz

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Column By RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker –  ARCA Photo  – Short Stack is a motorsports “tossed salad” of track/driver/series announcements and the latest rumors and scuttlebutt from around the racing world.  It appears exclusively on RaceChaser Online. What’s in our short stack this week? A couple of announcements in recent weeks have raised some eyebrows …

DIRTcar: Heavy Rain Forces Spoon River to Cancel All Series Activity Thursday Night

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CANTON, Ill. — official series release — DIRTcar Racing photo  — Heavy rain this week has forced DIRTcar Racing and Spoon River Speedway officials to cancel Thursday night’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. The two series will return to action on Friday at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill., with a $10,000-to-win feature for …

HELL TOUR: Billy Moyer Jr. Pockets $10,000 for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory at Farley Speedway

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FARLEY, Iowa — official series release — Rick Schwallie photo — Billy Moyer Jr. dominated the DIRTcar Summer Nationals event on Wednesday night at Farley Speedway, leading all 50 laps and collecting $10,000 for the effort. Moyer Jr., of Batesville, Ark., started the feature alongside polesitter Bobby Pierce. Pierce and Moyer Jr. are 1-2 in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship …

DIRTcar: Mars Lands in Cedar Lake Speedway Victory Lane for Summer Nationals Win

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NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — official series release — Jim Denhamer photo — Jimmy Mars worked past Jason Feger with two laps to go on Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway to take the DIRTcar Summer Nationals checkered flag. Former Summer Nationals champion Feger, of Bloomington, Ill., led the first 37 laps before Mars, of Menomonie, Wis., was able to edge …

HELL TOUR: Heckenast Conquers Kankakee to Earn First DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory

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KANKAKEE, Ill. — official series release — Jim Denhamer photo — He might be only 26, but reigning World of Outlaws Late Model Series rookie of the year Frank Heckenast Jr. has turned many laps through the years in his quest to earn a DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory. Finally, on Thursday night at Kankakee County Speedway, he reached his goal. Heckenast, a …

DIRTcar: Autodrome Granby Hosts DIRTcar Pro Stock Opener; Roy Begins Title Defense at Home Track

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – official series release — The 2015 DIRTcar Pro Stock Series will begin a seven-race schedule at Autodrome Granby in Granby, Quebec on Friday, June 12. Autodrome Granby is the home track of defending DIRTcar Pro Stock Series champion Jocelyn Roy of Ste-Helene, Quebec. The 50-lap event is expected to draw the best of the class from north and …

NORTHEAST: Danny Johnson Wins Incredible Instant Modified Classic At Fulton Speedway

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FULTON, NY – official track release — Everyone in attendance Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway walked away seeing one of the best and most wild Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified features they had ever seen. Not that often when the announcer says “How did you like that one?” does the crowd give a standing ovation like the fans did. …

DIRTcar: 2014 G-Force Rookies of the Year Honored

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – official series release — DIRTcar Racing honored the rookies of the sport during November’s Champions Banquet, presenting the G-Force/Motorsports Safety Systems/Number One Speed Rookie-of-the-Year Award to the five of the Northeast Region’s up-and-coming racers. Korey Wilder, of Fort Plain, N.Y., took the G-Force/Motorsports Safety Systems / Number One Speed Rookie of the Year award in the DIRTcar …

SDS: Brett Hearn Powers to 11th Career Eastern States 200 Victory

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MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. — official release — Dave Dalesandro photo — Brett “the Jet” Hearn has been making a habit of winning at Orange County Fair Speedway. He picked up his 11 th career Eastern States Big Block Modified victory there Sunday, October 26, his third in a row. “It takes a lot of people to make this happen,” the Sussex, N.J. …

SDS: Hearn Takes Fonda; Moves Into Points Lead With Five Races To Go

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FONDA, N.Y. — official release — Dave Dalesandro photo — With just five feature races left in the Super DIRTcar Series, Sunday’s racing at Fonda Speedway brought a dramatic points shakeup that will keep drivers battling to the very end. Eight-time series champion Brett Hearn picked up the win Sunday, Sept. 21, and with it became the new Super DIRTcar Big …