AUDIO/Broadslidin’: Jackson Boys Finally Win ‘One For Dad’ in Emotional Outlaw Victory

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Mike and Stacy Jackson from Addison have been desperately trying to win a race so far in 2016, but they just hadn’t been able to find the keys to unlock the door to victory lane at any of the area tracks they compete at.

NORTHEAST: Dirt Racing Couple Uses Dirt Modified For Unique Baby Gender Reveal

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ADDISON, N.Y. — Story by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Pavlick family photo — Dirt track racing and baby gender reveal parties- ok, I don’t get the connection? For one dirt track couple in New York, the two were married for one day, as they revealed the gender of their incoming twin babies with friends …

Turn 5 Roundtable: Hearn, Zimbardi, “The Cobra”, the RoC at Canandaigua & Woodhull’s Opener

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HORSEHEADS, N.Y. — Column by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondents Steven Ovens, Clint Miller & Brad Ovens with guest columnist Paul Harkenrider — Jeremiah Fish photo — In this week’s Turn 5 Roundtable, we welcome Patriot Sprint Tour Public Relations Director and Series Announcer Paul Harkenrider as a guest contributor to the discussion.  Paul comes off several years …

NORTHEAST: Hired Guns Daugherty & Pavlick Fill Lineup At Mashewske Motorsports In 2016

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PENN YAN, N.Y. — Story by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — SDS photo — Sometimes things just work out better than you could have ever dreamed. You can’t explain it, but something just works out. For Chris and Matt Mashewske, Chris Daugherty and Casey Pavlick- things have just really worked out well this off season. …

Broadslidin’: ‘Paradise Found’ — Sportsman Modifieds End 21-Year Hiatus at Paradise Speedway

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HORSEHEADS, N.Y. — Column by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Shelly Lannon photo — In my old age (ha!) I have really come to enjoy the history of the race tracks I have grown up with and attended in my 29 years on this planet.  One of those places is a track I own two …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Five in Five; A Q&A With New York Crate Sportsman Driver Brandon Butler

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PAINTED POST, N.Y. — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Josh B photo — Brandon Butler is a Crate Sportsman Modified competitor at Woodhull Raceway in Upstate New York and had a very successful season, picking up multiple wins including a sanctioned Grit Racing Series event.  His smaller team also ventured out to …

AUDIO/FEATURE: 1-On-1 With Kenny Peoples Jr; Talks 2015 Season In Review

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PAINTED POST, N.Y. — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — SDS photo — In an age where racing has become a sport where the newest technology and money devoted to speed has won more races than it has lost, the fact that racing was meant to be ‘fun’ sometimes gets lost. When …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Daugherty’s On Dirt; Future is Bright for Father-Son Duo in New York

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PAINTED POST, N.Y. — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Brad Ovens photo — We see it all the time, the ‘racing bug’ being passed down from generation to generation in racing families.  What we don’t always see, however, is the high-level performance of the older generation get passed on to the …

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 …

NORTHEAST: Warner Wins Grit Series Aftershock At The Rock 50 & Squirrel Hunter Bounty

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DUNDEE, NY — official track release by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Curtis Berleue Photo — ‘The Flying Squirrel’ Rocky Warner has been on fire in 2015 in the Jake Spraker-owned 1J.  Warner added his second straight Black Rock Speedway win on Tuesday night- also his twelfth victory of 2015 and career win #9 on the SUNY …

NORTHEAST: Siri Dominates For First Win Of The Season At Black Rock Speedway

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DUNDEE, NY — official track release by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Curtis Berleue photo — Tyler Siri from Horseheads, N.Y. picked up his first Black Rock Speedway victory of the 2015 season on Friday night in dominant fashion. Siri pulled away from Steve Paine late in the 30-lap feature as ‘The Hurricane’ could not close …

Broadslidin’ Blog: Rocky Warner Really Is That Good; Crate Motor Passes Dyno Test At Utica-Rome

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PENN YAN, N.Y. — Blog by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Jeremiah Fish photo — ‘That guy is winning too much, he MUST be cheating!’ ‘He’s beating us and WE’RE not legal, he must NOT be legal either!’ How many times have your heard that at your local short track?  I don’t know about you …