AUDIO/RECAP: Kyle Cashes In; 16-Year-Old Strohl Pockets $5,000 with Octoberfast Win at Mahoning

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LEHIGHTON, Pa. — Most 16-year-olds dream about getting their driver’s license. For Kyle Strohl, he’s now $5,000 richer after a windy and cold Saturday night at Mahoning Valley Speedway. Strohl held off a late-challenge from Lou Strohl (no relation) on a green-white-checkered to claim the Ferris Mowers Race of Champions Octoberfast 150 and a big pay-day for the 16-year-old. The …

RoC: Clean Sweep; Patrick Emerling Captures Queen City Clash 75 & Sportsman Modified Win at Lancaster

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LANCASTER, N.Y. — official RoC release — Joe Grabianowski photo — Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y. swept the open-wheeled divisions at Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway on Saturday night as he captured the Race of Champions Modified Series “Queen City Clash 75” and the 35-lap Sunoco Sportsman feature. Emerling had to hold off Chuck Hossfeld in both races to earn the dual …

MODS: Hoosier Racing Tire Set To Be Official Tire of Race of Champions Tour

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LAKEVILLE, Ind. — official release — Hoosier Racing Tire of Lakeville, Indiana, has a long standing tradition of providing “Tires Designed for Champions” and for the next five-years they will provide the Ferris Mowers Race of Champions Fueled by Sunoco the tires that competitors utilize in all series and special events. “We have a long standing history with Modified racing …

NORTHEAST: Mahoning Valley Speedway Releases Full 2016 Slate; RoC Modifieds Booked

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LEHIGHTON, Pa. — official track release — Kyle Magda photo — Mahoning Valley Speedway utilized the Eastern Motorsport Press Association convention held this past weekend in King of Prussia to officially release the 2016 race schedule at the popular ¼-mile paved oval in Lehighton and while this year’s calendar of events is chuck full of excellent action that will see …

ROC: 2016 Race Of Champions Modified Schedules Released

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ELMA, N.Y. — official release — Race of Champions management is proud to announce 25 race dates for Modified racing fans, both dirt and asphalt at premier racing facilities throughout the Northeast. Several familiar racing venues join the asphalt and dirt programs along with several new tracks to Race of Champions competitors giving everyone a variety of exciting events throughout …

NORTHEAST: RoC Modifieds to Open 2016 Season at Mahoning Valley Speedway

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LEHIGHTON, Pa. — official track release — Kyle Magda photo — Mahoning Valley Speedway is proud to announce they will play host to the Race of Champions (RoC) Tour for their 2016 season opener which is set for Saturday, April 9. Mahoning promoter Floyd Santee and RoC head Joe Skotnicki have recently come to terms to bring the popular pavement …

NORTHEAST: Race of Champions Returns to Oswego Speedway; Becomes 250-Lap Event in 2016

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ELMA, N.Y. – official series release — Race of Champions and Oswego Speedway officials have announced that the 2016 Race of Champions Weekend will take place at the Oswego Speedway, Sept. 15-17, 2016. The culmination of the traditional weekend will see the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series compete for 250 laps around the “Steel Palace” on Saturday, Sept. 17. …

ROC: Utica-Rome’s New Yorker Becomes Race of Champions Dirt Modified Crown Jewel Event

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VERNON, N.Y. – official press release — In a joint statement on Monday, Race of Champions steward Joe Skotnicki and Utica-Rome Speedway owners Bill and Kim Shea announced a partnership to present the speedway’s annual fall event as the New Yorker Race of Champions 200. The event will be held on Sept. 9-10, 2016. “One of the first goals with …

MODS: Matt Hirschman Scores The Checkers At Lancaster National Speedway U.S. Open 125

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LANCASTER, N.Y. — official track release — JOE GRABIANOWSKI/STRN photo — Matt Hirschman of Northampton, PA topped a field of 27 Modifieds to capture the 27thannual U.S. Open 125 Race of Champions Modified Tour event at Lancaster National Speedway on Sunday. In other action from the final day of U.S. Open weekend, Dave Russell of Clarence, N.Y. won the 30-lap X-Press …

ROC: Ricciardo Joins Doohan to Complete Team Australia Lineup for 2015 Race of Champions

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LONDON — official series release — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo will make his Race Of Champions debut in London on Nov. 20-21, partnering with motorcycle racing legend Mick Doohan as Team Australia at the Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – the home of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. Ricciardo set the …

ROC: Four-Time Formula One Champion Sebastian Vettel Added to 2015 Race of Champions Field

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LONDON – official series release — ROC photo — Four-time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel has signed up for the Race Of Champions on Nov. 20-21 at the Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Vettel became the youngest driver ever to win the Formula One World Championship when he took his first title in a last-race thriller in 2010. He …