NORTHEAST: Super Cup Stock Car Series Postpones Midvale Opener to June 4

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania — official series release — Super Cup Stock Car Series photo — For the third straight year, the season opening Super Cup Stock Car Series race has been pushed back to a later date due to anticipated unfavorable weather. The 75-lap event at Ohio’s Midvale Speedway is rescheduled for Saturday, June 4. The race day schedule will …

MIDWEST: Five-for-Five; Eldora Named Fans’ Favorite Track Once Again in SPEED SPORT Poll

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — official track release — Eldora Speedway photo — For the fifth consecutive year, Eldora Speedway has been voted “My Favorite Track,” by the readers of SPEED SPORT Magazine and www.SPEEDSPORT.com. The magazine, which has been America’s trusted motorsports authority since 1934, has conducted the poll for the past five years. Eldora has won the coveted title each year. Located …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Sammy Reakes Wins Patriot Title In ’15; Will Race Closer To Home In 2016

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HORSEHEADS, N.Y. — Story by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Joe Johnson photo — Palermo, N.Y. 360 sprint car driver Sammy Reakes IV had a season to remember in 2015.  ‘The Honeybadger’ scored his first Patriot Sprint Tour series championship, winning the American Series and netting nearly $6,000 at the PST banquet several months ago. …

NCWTS: Bell Rings at Eldora; 20-Year-Old NASCAR Rookie Holds Off Late-Race Charges for MudSummer Classic Win

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — NASCAR, meet Christopher Bell. On a night when two dirt-track regulars gave it their all in modified pickup trucks at the Eldora Speedway, the third-annual 1-800-CAR-CASH MudSummer Classic featured a classic duel between Bell and Bobby Pierce in the closing laps. …

MIDWEST: Helms Wrangles First Top 10 of Season at Attica Raceway Park

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ORRVILLE, OH — official release — DB3 Imaging Photo — Caleb Helms captured his first top 10 of the season last Friday at Attica Raceway Park. Helms opened the night at the third-mile oval in Attica, Ohio, by qualifying sixth quickest. He then placed fourth in a heat race, which lined him up on the outside of the eighth row …

PST 360 SPRINTS: Patriot Sprint Tour Announces Tire Rules for 2015 Season

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ROCHESTER, NY — Official Release — Tom Stevens Photo — With the 2015 season around the corner, the Patriot Sprint Tour is actively working in a multitude of areas to prepare for a busy year. Part of the offseason work for the leadership of the PST was to renegotiate tire contracts.  After receiving a number of options, the series has …

AUDIO/FEATURE: ‘The Cobra’ Strikes 360 Sprint Car World; Will Tackle IMS For Vintage Race

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ONTARIO, NY — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Chuck Hebing Racing Photo — The 360 racer known as ‘The Cobra’ has been lights out so far this season. Chuck Hebing has won races on both the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Tour and the Patriot Sprint Tour.  He has won races in …

PST: Patriot Sprint Tour Reaches Western Limits This Weekend

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ROCHESTER, NY — Official Series Release — As the 2014 Patriot Sprint Tour schedule intensifies, a trip to a pair of fast and unique race tracks are sure to excite racers and fans alike. This Friday, the Patriot Sprint Tour makes their second ever appearance at Raceway 7 in Conneaut, OH before travelling south to the Mercer Raceway Park.  This …

Cooper Clouse Debuts New Hawk Chassis Sprint Car; Finishes Fifth at Waynesfield

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WAYNESFIELD, OH — Team PR — Jan Dunlap Photo — Midwest open-wheel rising star Cooper Clouse debuted a brand new 2014 Hawk Chassis Sprint Car design at Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday night and hustled it to a fifth place finish. For Cooper, 15, and his race team the top five out of the box was almost as good as …

Short Stack: Supermodifieds Gearing Up For Oswego Opener; Lindblad Back at Seekonk

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By RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Photo By Bill Taylor — Oswego Speedway gets the green… While most of the southern tracks have been in action for at least a few weeks now, tracks north of the Mason Dixon line are just stepping out of the cave from their winter hibernation.  One track about to get very busy …

Short Stack: Eldora Opens Up With UMP Show; USCS Sprints Carolina Bound

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April 9, 2014 — Written by RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Photo Courtesy Eldora Speedway — Welcome to this week’s edition of “Short Stack”, a look at news and notes from short track racing across the nation. Our tour begins in the Midwest at Eldora, where Larry Boos tells me the gates will swing open for 2014 this …

Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Release 2014 Schedule

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February 1, 2014 – Photo Courtesy Empire Super Sprints – Story by Steven Ovens (Syracuse, NY)  Well 360 Sprint Car fans, the ESS schedule has finally hit the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint website.  The 2014 schedule is filled with ESS staples, some new venues and some returning events that have stepped up in a big way for 2014. The …