When the checkered flag waved last Saturday night at Wall Stadium Speedway , everyone in attendance was holding their breath, utterly flabbergasted after witnessing a vicious crash at the conclusion of the night’s NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event.   The incident occurred when Dave Sapienza and Timmy Catalano got hooked together on the last lap […]

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When the Northeast ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series was created in 2017, up and coming Super Late Model drivers in the Mid-Atlantic saw the fledgling tour as a golden opportunity to establish their racing careers in the ranks, while enjoying a reasonable, yet challenging travel schedule.   One of these drivers on the up and […]

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WEEDSPORT, NY – Weedsport Speedway’s 2019 racing season will now officially open on Monday, May 27 with the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds and the $7,500 to win Heroes Remembered 100.   Wet weather early this season has canceled two Super DIRTcar Series events as well as Weedsport’s opening Empire State Challenge, making Monday’s […]

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Defending NASCAR Modified champion Kyle Soper of Manorville survived a rough and tumble NASCAR Modified feature Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway to score his second win of the young season in Whelen All American Series action. Soper also had to rebound from brake issues during his heat race earlier in the day that saw him […]

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With a lack of humidity and some time for the grounds to dry out, Saturday night saw drivers encounter a somewhat slippery track.  Only those who are the most careful with the accelerator will succeed. After winning his heat race, Niverville’s John Ruchel started from the pole and opened up a small gap on the […]

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Chemung, NY -- Chemung Speedrome’s season opener was everything a track would hope for – a nice turnout of race teams and fans, competitive racing, and beautiful weather to boot. This marked the first race under the promotional team of Ray and Ellen Hodge. Capitalizing on all the good were feature winners Andy Jankowiak (RoC […]

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DELEVAN, NY -- After saturated grounds and rain postponed the original race date, the new era of Freedom Motorsports Park got underway Friday night with the return of the Super Late Models as the headline division at the 1/3 mile clay oval.   Mike Wonderling took the lead at the start of the 25 lap […]

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On Saturday night, the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series returns to action to kick off the 2019 season, racing at Chemung Speedrome .  Heading into the season, Speed51's resident stat guru Elgin Traylor presents this "By the Numbers" preview of the campaign.   4: Last year Chuck Hossfeld picked up his fourth RoC points […]

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On the heels of another season of competition for the Race of Champions getting off the ground in Upstate New York and Pennsylvania, RoC head principal Joe Skotnicki came on Speed51's "Morning Bullring" early Monday to discuss the hectic winter and the season that lies ahead.   After scrambling to put together a schedule for […]

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