Donny Schatz did it again Saturday night, scoring his 25th World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of the season at the Budweiser Salute to the King Outlaw Showdown at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. Schatz, who has won five of the last eight races in the midst of the winningest single season in his […]

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ELBRIDGE, N.Y. - Ryan Susice's Saturday had a disappointing start. The young racer, 24, out of Ransomville, N.Y., stumbled into a Big Block Modified ride for Sunday's Syracuse 200, but fell two positions short of qualifying for the main event from Saturday's Dig Safely 811 Last Chance Qualifier. Fortunately, the day ended on a high […]

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SYRACUSE, NY - Brett Hearn did it again in Saturday's 'Salute to the Troops' 358-Modified Championship 150 at the New York State Fairgrounds - and this time with a little dramatic flair. Seizing the moment when leader Billy Decker ran out of fuel and slowed on lap 146, Hearn split the gap between Decker and […]

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Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y., Brett Hearn of Sussex, N.J., and Jimmy Phelps of Baldwinsville, N.Y., rolled to victories in the Big-Block Modified Triple 20s that headlined Camping World 'Friday Night Lights' at the New York State Fairgrounds. Hearn joined Heinke-Baldwin Racing teammates Sheppard and Phelps in scoring wire-to-wire $4,000 wins from the pole position. […]

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Friday's qualifying rounds for the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series have spelled success for a number of drivers who have earned top starting positions for Sunday's championship race. Jimmy Spellmon, a regular racer at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., will share the front row of Sunday's headliner with Mike Butler of Milford, N.J., after […]

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A cluster of rising stars strutted their stuff Friday afternoon, competing in the annual DIRTcar Futures races for "Moody Mile" rookies. Racers in the DIRTcar Big Block Modified, 358-Modified, Sportsman Modified and Pro Stock divisions who have never qualified for a NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week feature race in their division or higher took […]

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Matt Sheppard nipped Brett Hearn on the clock by the slimmest of margins — a mere two-thousandths of a second — to earn the pole position for Sunday's NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week Syracuse 200 for the first time in his career. Sheppard's lap of 29.410 seconds around the New York State Fairgrounds 1-mile […]

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - Today's scheduled Big-Block Modified open practice at the New York State Fairgrounds has been canceled due to inclement weather.   NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII will kick off tonight at Weedsport Speedway in Weedsport, N.Y., with the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series. […]

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Speed51.com powers today's NASCAR Home Tracks Race Central Live coverage of the Riverhead 200 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at Riverhead Raceway (NY).  Click the graphic below for the live at-track updates. Or click this link: http://hmtk.co/WyGoow   Featured photo credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images for NASCAR

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There are two big Modified races in the Empire State this weekend as the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour takes to New York's Riverhead Raceway on Saturday night and the Race of Champions 200 from Oswego Speedway on Sunday afternoon.  Two of Modified racing's biggest stars will be at both.   Ryan Preece and Matt Hirschman […]

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