AUDIO/FEATURE: ‘The Hurricane’ Raced His Way For One Last Shot At The Moody Mile

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Brad Ovens photo — ‘The Hurricane’ Steve Paine is one of the guys in the dirt modifieds that ranks as a legend.  He has been there, done that, won that and still has the trophy. He’s now an 8-time track champion at the Black …

AUDIO/RECAP: Stewart Friesen Wins Fourth Syracuse 200 At ‘Finale at the Fairgrounds’

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Brad Ovens photo — The finale at the fairgrounds took place at the New York State Fairgrounds on Sunday afternoon under the bright sunshine that had lit NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week 44 times before.  The Syracuse 200 was on deck for the …

DIRTcar: 2015 to be “Finale at the Fairgrounds”; Super DIRT Week Moving From Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – official series release — Brent Smith photo — DIRTcar Racing announced Tuesday this year’s NAPA Super DIRT Week, Oct. 7-11, will be the “Finale at the Fairgrounds” in Syracuse before moving to a new venue in 2016 following the State of New York’s announcement to remove the grandstands and mile-oval as part of the New York State …

FRIDAY FEATURE: Susice Eyes Atlantic City, Ransomville Championship, Partial Canandaigua Schedule

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RANSOMVILLE, N.Y. — Story By Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Tom Stevens cover photo; Brent Smith inset photo — Mid January means rigid cold temperatures in Upstate New York, particularly when you’re a stone’s throw away from Niagara Falls. For some drivers, the itch to get back behind the wheel is getting almost unbearable.  For …

AUDIO/RECAP: Friesen Makes Daring Pass In Turn 3 To Win 3rd Syracuse 200

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SYRACUSE, NY — Story, Photo and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Stewart Friesen was a 2-time winner of the Syracuse 200 heading into Sunday’s running of the 200.  His team hadn’t had the stellar week we are used to them having either as they were scheduled to roll off the grid in the 21st …

SDS: Sheppard Nips Hearn In Qualifying To Earn First-Ever Syracuse 200 Pole

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — official release — DIRTcar photo — Matt Sheppard earned his first-ever pole position start in the prestigious Syracuse 200 during Thursday afternoon’s Big-Block Modified qualifying at the New York State Fairgrounds — but just barely. The 32-year-old star from Waterloo, N.Y., topped time trials for Sunday’s prestigious $50,000-to-win event by the slimmest of margins, besting Brett Hearn …

Super DIRT Week Preview: ‘The Doctor’ Set To Debut New Scalpel At ‘The Moody Mile’

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SYRACUSE, NY — Story by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photos Courtesy Danny Johnson 27J Fan Page — Few racing nicknames are cooler than ‘The Doctor’.  There’s a level of respect that goes along with that kind of nickname.  Certainly ‘Brett the Jet’ and ‘Super Matt’ are cool in their own right.  But you can do …

AUDIO/RECAP: Super Dirt Week: Billy Dunn Pulls Upset Syracuse 200 Victory!

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Story and audio by Steven Ovens – Photo by Mike Petrucci/RaceProWeekly.com It’s safe to say that Billy Dunn took one on the chin Saturday during the Salute to the Troops 150 here at the ‘Moody Mile’.  Dunn had worked out his pit strategy so that he could make it all the way to the end on fuel.  But he fell …