Last weekend, Woodhull Raceway Modified competitors competed in the 13th Annual Lyle Sherwood Memorial on “New York’s Toughest Bullring.” It had been just over 12 years since one of Woodhull’s historic Modified legends lost his life on the third-mile.
This space is often a place for my own soapbox of dirt topics, but in talking with a local dirt racer this past week, I found a serious message that needs to spread sooner rather than later.
There may be snow on the ground, but Winter Storm Stella can’t stop Woodhull Raceway from kicking off their 2017 season schedule with this weekend’s Arnot Mall Car Show presented by Swarthout Recycling for the eighth consecutive season.
Crate Late Models have a new home for the 2017 season on the third-mile bullring at Woodhull Raceway. It will be the first season that the growing division will compete full-time at Woodhull, and Close Racing Supply has signed on to present Opening Night action with a $1,000-to-win event for the division’s debut.
HORSEHEADS, NY — If you had a dime for every time you heard a NASCAR broadcast talk about the importance of the relationship between the driver and the crew chief, it’s safe to say you would be buying first round at the local bar. But for one dirt team in the Northeast, this concept won their team it’s very first …
If you walk through the pit area at Woodhull Raceway, you’ll come across a pretty eclectic group of racers. There’s a great mix of veterans, rising stars and drivers just starting to make a name for themselves.
During last Sunday’s rules meetings held at the Woodhull Fire Department, Woodhull Raceway owners Ted and Brandi White and the technical rules staff were presented with the idea of changing up the draw format for the upcoming racing season.
2016 was a dream season for the Daugherty-Gleason race team. Three race teams consisting of Chris Daugherty in Crate Sportsman, Shawn Gleason in the Front Wheel Drives and Jeffery Daugherty brought home two track championships with Jeffery winning Rookie of the Year honors. Add on over a dozen wins and Jeffery’s first Crate win in September, it was a year that a team will rarely ever have.
Overcoming adversity. That was the 2016 season in summary for Addison, NY dirt track ace Stacey Jackson. Jackson has long been a racer in the Southern Tier of New York State, but truly had an up and down campaign last season. The veteran joined Turn 5 Live on the Performance Motorsports Network Tuesday night to announce he’s returning to Modifieds at Woodhull next season.
WOODHULL, N.Y. – It had been previously announced that Woodhull Raceway would host the Short Track Super Series in 2017, for the third season in a row. What was recently learned is that Woodhull’s date on the STSS tour will be an American Racer Cup Challenge event. The annual stop for the richest paying traveling Modified series will see Big …
With much speculation circling race teams in the Southern Tier since the removal of the 360 Late Model division at Woodhull Raceway, owner and promoter Ted White is happy to announce that the 604 Crate Late Model division will indeed be added to the 2017 weekly lineup at “New York’s Toughest Bullring”.
When you go to your local dirt track, we all have different things we are looking for to leave that night saying we were entertained.