Chemung, NY — In racing it’s sometimes said that the fastest car didn’t win the race. On Saturday night at Chemung Speedrome the fastest car did win in the headline event. Jimmy Zacharias took the 75-lap Rod Spalding Classic for the Race of Champions Modifieds, a win he described as very special to him and […]

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Chemung, NY – It was a night of ‘thanks for the memories’ in honor of Ed McGuire, a racing fixture as a racer and car owner for many years in the twin tiers of PA and NY. Nearly 40 businesses and individuals donated money to boost the purse for the top six finishers in a […]

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Chemung, NY — Call it a case of fraternal twins – a pair of 20-lap features with two different winners.  Such was the case in Chemung Speedrome’s Sunoco Modified division Saturday night.  Those feature wins went to longtime rivals Tony Hanbury and Jimmy Zacharias.  Other winners included Mike Nichols (Super Stocks), Jacob Gustafson (4 Cylinders), […]

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Last summer, New York Asphalt Modified ace Jimmy Zacharias set a new goal for himself going forward with his racing career: to become a winner on the dirt. After a series of Sportsman and Crate Modified races at multiple tracks late in 2016 and early in 2017, Zacharias found success for the first time, winning […]

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The theme of upset winners in the Tour-type Modified division during the 51st Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing continued Tuesday night at New Smyrna Speedway.  New York racer Tyler Rypkema led all 35 laps of the night’s caution-free race to score his first career Speedweeks victory.   After breaking a rear end […]

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Saturday night’s second annual Kickoff to Speedweeks 50-lap Tour-Type Modified event at Bronson Speedway (FL) featured an unexpected turn of events in the closing laps that led to a winner who played the right strategy.   Candor, New York’s Jimmy Zacharias led the race early, starting from the pole after a six-car invert from qualifying, […]

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For the second straight year, several Tour-type Modified teams are planning to begin Florida Speedweeks on the Gulf Coast by visiting the high banks of the quarter-mile Bronson Speedway in Archer. This year’s 50-lap, $2,500 to win show is bringing a few new faces, including New York Modified ace Jimmy Zacharias.   The multi-time New […]

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