Patriot Sprint Tour: Jason Barney Bags Patriot Sprint Tour Win At Fulton Speedway

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FULTON, NY — official release — When Jason Barney’s No. 87 would not fire in hot laps, he felt like just loading up and going home to watch some television, but thankfully for him, he stuck with things and his luck turned around in a big way. Barney, of Constantia, NY, took the lead from Shawn Donath coming to complete …

Patriot Sprint Tour: Jared Zimbardi Narrowly Holds Off Stewart Friesen For Win at Ransomville

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RANSOMVILLE, NY — official release — Jared Zimbardi won his second-career Patriot feature at Ransomville back in 2007, the weekend following his first win.  On Friday Night, on the weekend following his first PST win of the season, Zimbardi went back to Victory Lane at the “Big R”. “I’m glad to get another one here,” declared Zimbardi, of Bradford, PA, in Victory …

Patriot Sprint Tour Events at Clinton County Cancelled

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ROCHESTER, NY — official release — An exciting pair of trips to the Clinton County Raceway in Lock Haven, PA have been put on hold for 2014. New management at the Clinton County Fairgrounds Oval are in the process of making large-scale renovations to the facility but the late thaw from winter, some imperative improvements could not be made this …

Patriot Sprint Tour Prepares for New York Doubleheader This Weekend

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ROCHESTER, NY — official release — After a pair of doubleheader weekends out west, the Patriot Sprint Tour to two original tour stops for a pair of the most highly-anticipated shows of the season. On Friday Night, the PST makes its first of two visits of 2014 to the Ransomville Speedway before travelling down the thruway Saturday for a return trip to the …

PST: Jared Zimbardi Pockets $2,000 in Patriot Sprint Tour Event at Mercer

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MERCER, PA — official release by Rich Vleck — The consistency of top finishes for Jared Zimbardi finally combined with some luck Saturday night and resulted in his first PST win of the year. Zimbardi, of Bradford, PA, scored his 13th career Patriot Sprint Tour win at Mercer Raceway Park on Saturday Night, scoring $2,000 in an event made possible by Bonnell’s Collision Centers.  The …

PST: Chuck Hebing Conquers Patriot Sprint Event at Raceway 7

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CONNEAUT, OH — official release — Jimmie Porter Photo — More than a decade ago, Chuck Hebing brought his Big Block Modified down to Raceway 7 and proclaimed once venturing in to sprint cars that he would never miss a sprint car race at the Ohio speed plant.  Hebing’s affinity for the 7/16 mile was proven on Friday night. Hebing, of …

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 …

Patriot Sprint Tour Readies for Memorial Day Weekend Tripleheader

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ROCHESTER, NY — official release by Rich Vleck — A slow start to the 2014 Patriot Sprint Tour Season is ready to quickly get to top speed. The Patriot Sprint Tour America Series has three races set for this weekend with stops at two tracks not seen on the tour in years and a third that has been a staple …

AUDIO: Quackenbush Gears Up for Patriot American Series

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April 3, 2014 — Audio and Story by RaceChaser New York correspondent Steven Ovens — Photo Courtesy Brent Hoover — HIGHLAND LAKES, NJ — Geoff Quackenbush, now being known on his racecar as ‘Speedy Von Quackenbush’ is gearing up for another run at the Patriot Sprint Tour American Series in 2014. He has been a staple on the series for years and is …

AUDIO/PST: Patriot Sprint Tour 2014 Schedule Announced

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March 13, 2014 — Audio and Story by Steven Ovens — Photo Courtesy Patriot Sprint Tour — The Patriot Sprint Tour announced their 2014 schedule and had an excellent display at the 2014 Gater Racing News Motorsports Expo this past weekend at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY. The 2014 tour is divided into an American Series and a Canadian Series …

PATRIOT SPRINT TOUR: Justin Barger uses last lap pass to win at Woodhull Raceway

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August 19, 2013 – Photo and Story by Steven Ovens – The Patriot Sprint Tour returned to the Woodhull Raceway on Saturday night to make up their July 27th event that was lost to rain.  The drivers of this 360 sprint car traveling tour tackle tracks in New York, Pennsylvania and Canada.  Woodhull Raceway is a paper clip shaped red …

AUDIO: New York Sprint Car Racer Tyler Graves

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August 17, 2013 – By Tom Baker – This year has been a solid one so far for 15-year-old Tyler Graves, an up and coming sprint car racer from Bolivar, located at the southern tip of New York State.  With one win already under his belt, Tyler knows he has a long way to go but is determined to get …