NORTHEAST: ‘Super Matt’ Claims Jumpin’ Jack 60; Turns Back Friesen at Fonda

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The Empire State’s top two dirt modified talents — Matt Sheppard and Stewart Friesen — squared off in Wednesday night’s “Jumpin’ Jack 60” at Fonda Speedway, giving fans a memorable tribute to DIRT superstar Jack Johnson, Fonda’s all-time leading feature winner.

ESS: Friesen Romps From Pole to Win Empire Super Sprints Go at Fonda Speedway

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FONDA, N.Y. — official track release — ESS photo — When Stewart Friesen drew the pole for Friday night’s Empire Super Sprints feature at Fonda Speedway, his competitors knew they were in trouble. Friesen has dominated Fonda’s modified action through 2015 and proven his ability in a sprint car by beating Donny Schatz at Oshweken, so starting the 25-lapper from …

NORTHEAST: Deep Freeze; Stewart Friesen Rolls to Jack Johnson Tribute Modified Win at Fonda

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FONDA, N.Y. — official track release — Fonda Speedway photo — On a night when a sea of orange embellished Fonda Speedway on Jack Johnson Tribute night, defending track champion Stewart Friesen presented his own tribute. Friesen changed the paint scheme on his the Tadd Parks-owned No. 1 to a design carried by Johnson at the 2008 Super DIRT Week, …

WOO LMS: Clanton Pads Outlaws Late Model Points Lead With Fonda Speedway Victory

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FONDA, N.Y. — official series release — WoO LMS photo — Just as the World of Outlaws Late Model Series enters a busy stretch of early-summer action, Shane Clanton is showing signs of another potential hot streak on the national tour. Clanton, who jumped out to an early lead in this year’s WoO LMS championship chase with four victories in …

WOO LMS: Hometown Favorite Fuller Preps for Outlaws Late Model Return in New York State

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CONCORD, N.C. – official series release — Kevin Kovac/WoO LMS photo — Tim Fuller wasn’t able to follow the World of Outlaws Late Model Series full time this season as he had hoped, but now the national tour is coming to him. Fuller, the Watertown, N.Y., driver who ran full time with the WoO LMS for the better part of …

AUDIO/FEATURE: ‘The Flying Squirrel’ Reflects On Breakout Year In Crate Sportsman

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FONDA, N.Y. — Story and audio By Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Matthew Boyce Photography photo — Rocky Warner had about one of the best seasons you could have in a Crate Sportsman in 2014. He picked up track championships at the Glen Ridge Motorsports Park and the Fonda Speedway. ‘The Flying Squirrel’ also won …

Dirt Modifieds, Dirt Late Models & GRIT Sportsman Series Highlight Turn 5 Live Tonight At 7 Eastern

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PENN YAN, NY — Story by Turn 5 Live Co-Host Steven Ovens — Photos by Steven Ovens/Curtis Berleue/Scott Mcvey — It was a busy and fun weekend of racing on the dirt in the Northeast and Turn 5 Live has all of the news, results, discussion and driver interviews to keep you up to date.  Turn 5 Live will air …

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 …

SDS: Super DIRTcar Series Invades Fonda Speedway Sunday Night

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WEEDSPORT, NY — official release — Big Block Modified driver Matt DeLorenzo spent this summer’s Saturday nights at Fonda Speedway yet he has only raced there four times this season. As the track’s new promoter, DeLorenzo has been keeping himself busy off the track. “It’s been challenging at times. It’s new to me. I’ve always been on the other side of …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Jeff Rockefeller Bags First Fonda Speedway Win 8 Months After Super DIRT Week Breakout

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FONDA, NY — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — GT Smith Photo & Steven Ovens Photo — In the last 8 months, Jeff Rockefeller has experienced some of the highest of highs in his breakout into the Northeast DIRT Modified world.  A win Saturday night at the ‘Track of Champions’ the Fonda Speedway …

WOO LMS: Fonda Event Moved to 2015

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FONDA, N.Y. — official release — The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is postponing its lone appearance this season in New York, scheduled for June 19 at Fonda Speedway, to 2015 when it is expected to be part of a larger swing through the Northeast. “Our goal as a series is to always put on the best show possible …