AUDIO/FEATURE: Dan Harpell Ready to Start Second Season Since Return to Penn Can

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Story and audio by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens – Penn Can Speedway photo – If you ever have a couple hours on your hands and want to hear some of the best dirt trackin’ stories on the East Coast, Dan Harpell would make the short list of people you’d want to call …

AUDIO/Broadslidin’ Blog: ‘He Did It His Way’ — Dan Harpell’s Tenure At Yates County Speedway

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PENN YAN, N.Y. — Blog and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Jeremiah Fish photo — You’re probably already wondering — why the Frank Sinatra reference in the title? After Dan Harpell admitted Friday night that he usually closes out every banquet by singing ‘New York, New York’, I thought it was only appropriate. …

NORTHEAST: Yates County Speedway Holds First (And Last) Awards Banquet

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ELMIRA, NY — Official Release — Courtney Supa Photo — Yates County Speedway paid tribute to its champions on Friday, January 30th at the season ending awards banquet at the Holiday Inn Riverview in Elmira, New York.  Seven Track Champions were crowned at the event. Casey Pavlick was crowned 602 Crate Sportsman Track Champion.  Pavlick notched two wins and parlayed that …

NORTHEAST: Harpell To Address Racers/Teams At YCS Banquet January 30th

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DUNDEE, N.Y.  — official track release — Matthew Boyce photo — Yates County Speedway will pay tribute to its champions on Friday, January 30th.  The 2014 Yates County Speedway banquet will be held at the Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview. Track Champions in all divisions will be honored for their efforts in the 2014 racing season.  They are Casey Pavlick (Sportsman), …

NORTHEAST: Mike Jackson Puts Rumors To Rest; Will Promote Yates County Speedway in 2015

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DUNDEE, N.Y. — Story and photo By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — The mystery of this offseason 2014-2015 seems to now be decided and ready to be signed off on.  Rumors have been running rampant around the future of the Yates County Speedway and we now have a much better picture of what that is going …

NORTHEAST: Dan Harpell Named New Promoter At Penn Can Speedway

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SUSQUEHANNA, PA — Official Release — Photo Courtesy Penn Can Speedway After eighteen years at the helm of Penn Can Speedway in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania the promotional team of Reed Miller and Al Wilcox are stepping away from the day to day operation of the speedway.  During the last two months Miller and Wilcox have been talking with prospective operators to …

Broadslidin’ Blog: Fans Have Rare Opportunity To Influence Change On Friday Night

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PENN YAN, NY — Blog by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photos By Curtis Berleue — North Wilkesboro.  Rockingham.  Two former NASCAR level tracks that relied on fans support to keep them open that were sadly let down.  NASCAR level races disappeared from Rockingham and Wilkesboro is buried in weeds after several failed attempts at raising the …

Harpell, Van Pelt, Montgomery & Harkenrider Join Turn 5 Live Tonight At 7 Eastern

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PENN YAN, N.Y. — Speed77 Radio/Turn 5 Live release — Brad Ovens photo — The Race Chaser Online and Speed77 Radio New York Dirt Racing Podcast affiliate Turn 5 Live will march on into the fall racing season with another star-studded guest list Tuesday night at 7 P.M. Eastern. Co-Hosts Steven Ovens and Clint Miller will guide race fans through …

ROC Dirt Mods: Incentives for Penn Can/Woodhull Raceway Modifieds at Northeast Showdown

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DUNDEE, NY — official release — RoC Dirt Modified Tour photo — Yates County Speedway in Dundee, New York will play host to the first big midweek show of the year this Tuesday, May 13th with the running of the Northeast Showdown for the Race of Champions Modifieds. With this announcement, a couple of incentives have been added to the …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Black Rock Speedway Changes Hands; ESS to Return in 2014

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April 4, 2014 — Story and Audio by RaceChaser Online New York correspondent Steven Ovens — Photo by J&H Photos — DUNDEE, N.Y. — Race fans in Yates County, the Finger Lakes and the Southern Tier have been abuzz since the March 23rd announcement that Dan Harpell has leased the newly re-named Yates County Speedway in Dundee, New York. Harpell will …