NORTHEAST: Janisch Wins Fourth Straight ATQMRA Opener at Mahoning Valley

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LEHIGHTON, Pa. — official series release — ATQMRA photo — Nazareth, Pennsylvania’s Matt Janisch parked his white and orange No. 48 in victory lane at Mahoning Valley Speedway, earning his fourth consecutive ATQMRA Mahoning opener victory on Saturday. The win gives Janisch eight Career TQ Midget feature event trophies at the Lehighton oval. The feature race saw a front row …

AUDIO/RECAP: Nelke Overhauls Lamb; Drives to USAC Eastern Midget Series WIn at Anderson

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WILLIAMSTON, S.C. — Audio and recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Seelman photo — “Double Aught” Jake Nelke made the Garden State proud on Friday night at Anderson Motor Speedway, hauling south from Manahawkin, New Jersey to South Carolina and leaving the three-eighths mile oval with the season-opening win for the USAC Eastern Midget Series. Nelke …

MIDWEST: National Sprint League Season Opener at 34 Raceway Postponed

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WINDOM, Minn. — official series release — Rob Kocak photo — The National Sprint League’s season-opening event this Saturday has been postponed. Extremely cold temperatures are expected to blanket 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, this weekend, which has forced series and track officials to seek another date for the event. “We want to be mindful of our fans and …

NORTHEAST: Grandview Set to Kick Off 54th Season of Racing Action on April 2

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BECHTELSVILLE, Pa. – official track release — Grandview Speedway kicks off its 54th season opener on Saturday, April 2. A tripleheader show of NASCAR racing featuring the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman stock cars will kick off the 54th consecutive season of stock car racing at the Bechtelsville track. Many of the top talents in area dirt …

MIDWEST: Attica Raceway Park Shifts Season-Opener to Saturday Due to Weather

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ATTICA, Ohio – official track release — Cold conditions have forced Attica Raceway Park to move its season opener to Saturday, March 26. Gates will open Saturday at 3 p.m. with hot laps at 5 p.m. and racing slated to get underway at 6 p.m. on Construction Equipment and Supply Night. “It’s only going to get into the low 40s …

NORTHEAST: Lafferty Stuns Williams Grove Sprint Field; Joins Satterlee as Opening Night Victor

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MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — official track release —BertWojo Images photo — Rick Lafferty scored the opening-day sprint car victory at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, earning $3,800 after being pressured for the lead by Freddie Rahmer and having been passed for the win by Greg Hodnett. In the super late model main, Gregg Satterlee etched his name in the Williams Grove …

WEST: Stars Aligning for Perris Auto Speedway Opener; Hodges, Clauson & Darland to Head West

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PERRIS, Calif. – official track release — Doug Allen/PAS photo — Just when it looked like it couldn’t get any tougher for the local stars in the Sokola Shootout at Perris Auto Speedway’s 21st season opener on Saturday night, another out of town racer has cast his helmet into the ring in an effort to win the prestigious race. Young …

NXS: New Team, No Problem; Elliott Sadler Brings Home Top-Five in Daytona Opener

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Once again, Elliott Sadler positioned himself to snag his second career restrictor-plate victory in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Daytona International Speedway. But once again, it just didn’t quite work out. After coming second in last summer’s race there, Sadler sniffed …

NXS: Daytona Drag Race; Elliott Holds Back Logano for Thrilling Win During XFINITY Opener

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Recap by Race Chaser online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Like father, like son. Just like his Dad Bill Elliott did in 1985 and 1987, Chase Elliott drove into Gatorade Victory Lane Saturday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, opening the NASCAR XFINITY Series season by capturing the checkered flag …

ARCA: Rookies Shine in Top-Five; Smaller Teams Run Well in Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — The checkered flag flew on Saturday’s Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona and only three words came to mind after a dominating performance in the race: John. Wes. Townley. The Georgia driver led the final 31 laps to score his second career ARCA Series …

ARCA: Race Preview — Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona Driven by General Tire

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Race Preview by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — For the 53rd time in series history, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards takes to the high banks of Daytona International Speedway for the Lucas Oil 200 presented by General Tire. Testing for the annual race concluded last month, and gave …