AUDIO/FEATURE: Darryl Ruggles Preparing For 305 & 360 Competition In 2015

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PENN YAN, NY — Story By Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Track Correspondent Steven Ovens — Turn 5 Live/PMN Audio– Curtis Berleue Photography Photo — Canandaigua, New York’s ‘Motorized Mad Man’ Darryl Ruggles went off on the local 305 Sprint Car competition in 2014.  The dirt driver known in the 90’s and 2000’s as a Dirt Modified pilot has …

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. …

YCS Banquet Highlights, Black Rock Rules & More Transmission Talk On Turn 5 Live At 7:30 PM Eastern

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CHARLOTTE, NC — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Turn 5 Live photo – This week’s edition of Turn 5 Live will have expansive coverage across the entire dirt track landscape and even some audio from this past weekend’s action in Atlantic City.  Super DIRTcar Series sophomore Erick Rudolph pulled down the big win in the Gambler Classic and we …

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 …

Broadslidin’ Blog: Winter Silly Season In Full Swing

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PENN YAN, NY — Blog By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photo By Brad Ovens — Happy Holidays Dirt Track fans!  We can once again put away the turkey and butterball references for another year and not a day too soon.  As the Holidays press on as we start December 2014, the Silly Season for 2015 …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Dylan Cecce Looking To Make Most Of ‘Returned Favor’ In Empire 100

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DUNDEE, NY — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photos by Curtis Berleue Photography and Cory Backer — “Hey man, you helped me out 10 years ago and now it’s time for me to repay the favor.” That is how Dylan Cecce started what has become an incredibly successfull fall season driving the …

Broadslidin’ Blog: Several Local Drivers Hoping To Cash ‘Empire 100’ Check

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DUNDEE, NY — Blog by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Curtis Berleue and Steven Ovens Photos — The day has finally come fellow race fans.  One of the most prestigious Dirt Street Stock races in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier has finally arrived and soon we will have cars on the racetrack for the 2014 …

AUDIO/RECAP: ‘The Flying Squirrel’ Wins GRIT Racing Series Crate Classic 100

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DUNDEE, NY — Story, Photo and Audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Friday night saw night 1 of Dutch Hoag National Open Weekend commence with 105 cars strong filling the pit area between 4 divisions of cars.  The GRIT Racing Series Sportsman Modifieds pulled in a whopping 48 cars, the IMCA Modified Empire Series pulled …

DIRT: Empire 100 Will Feature Top Street Stock Competitors From New York & Pennsylvania

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DUNDEE, NY — Story by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Curtis Berleue Photography photo — For Street Stock competitors all across New York and Pennsylvania, Saturday is one of the crown jewel races for their division. Say Empire 100 to street stock competitors across the Finger Lakes and the Southern Tier and you might get mixed …

Dirt Modifieds, Dirt Late Models & GRIT Sportsman Series Highlight Turn 5 Live Tonight At 7 Eastern

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PENN YAN, NY — Story by Turn 5 Live Co-Host Steven Ovens — Photos by Steven Ovens/Curtis Berleue/Scott Mcvey — It was a busy and fun weekend of racing on the dirt in the Northeast and Turn 5 Live has all of the news, results, discussion and driver interviews to keep you up to date.  Turn 5 Live will air …