Northeast Crate Nationals Taking Form

Sponsors And Format Coming Together For September Event

Story By: ROB HAZER     Photos By: AMBER CHALMERS / RPW


MALTA, NY- July 21, 2014- When the Northeast Crate Nationals, or ‘The Nationals’ as referred to by drivers, hits the track on September 12, 2014 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in Malta, NY it will be a triumphant return to the great race place where it all began back in 2008. The race itself is taking shape along with the folks involved in making it happen starting with Rich Dodson, owner of Dodson Construction.

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Lightning Strikes As Wight Dominates Fulton Mod Main

Point Leader Extends Margin with Dominating Performance

Story By: DAVID MEDLER      Photos By: JOHN MELOLING / RPW

FULTON, NY- July 21, 2014- Coming into Saturday night Larry Wight held a 20 point lead over Jimmy Phelps in the Fulton Speedway standings. At the end of the 35-Lap Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modified feature Wight increased his lead with a dominating performance on Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility night.

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Hearn Rockets to Victory at Lebanon Valley

Brett Hearn Banks Another Win at the High Banks, John Virgilio and Chuck Towslee Take Checkers

Story By:  RODNEY RESCOTT / LEBANON VALLEY MEDIA  Photos By:  AMBER CHALMERS / RPW

WEST LEBANON, NY- July 20, 2014- Lebanon Valley Speedway opened its gates once again, for another amazing mid-summer dirt slinging big block modified show for all the fans to enjoy.  Known as the Jett, Brett Hearn battled his way to score the win in Big Block Modifieds, while John Virgilio scores the in Budget Sportsman.  Check Towslee held on for a long awaited win in the Pro Stocks.

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Third Time's the Charm for Chase Elliott

Rookie Chase Elliott nabs third win of the season at Chicagoland

Story By:  JERRY BONKOWSKI / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE  Photos By:  GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR

JOLIET, IL- July 20, 2014- Third time's a charm. But so was the first and the second.

Accomplishing feats uncharacteristic for a rookie, Chase Elliott won again, leading 85 of 200 laps en route to his third win of the season in Saturday's EnjoyIllinois.com 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Rain Postpones Opening Round of Honda Indy Toronto

Rain Creates a Unique Same Day Doubleheader for the Verizon IndyCar Series in Toronto

Story By:  DAVE LEWANDOWSKI / INDYCAR SERIES MEDIA  Photos By:  INDYCAR SERIES PHOTO STAFF

TORONTO, ONTARIO- July 20, 2014- The July 19 opening round of the Honda Indy Toronto was postponed to July 20 because of a rain-slicked 1.755-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit, creating a unique same-day doubleheader.

Two 65-lap races -- a two-wide rolling start for Race 1 at 10:30 a.m. (ET) and a standing start for the 4:15 p.m. (ET) Race 2 -- will be contested. Race 1 will be telecast on CNBC and Race 2 on NBCSN. For Canadian viewers, Race 1 will be telecast on Sportsnet 360 and Race 2 will be telecast on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific.

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Bloomquist Dominates the Silver Dollar Nationals

Scott Bloomquist Goes Wire-to-Wire En Route to Victory in the Fourth Annual Silver Dollar Nationals at I-80

Story By:  LUCAS OIL LATE MODEL DIRT SERIES MEDIA  Photos By:  RPW FILE PHOTOS

GREENWOOD, NE- July 20, 2014- Scott Bloomquist led all 80 laps to win the Fourth Annual Silver Dollar Nationals on Saturday Night at I-80 Speedway. Bloomquist, in his Ole Smoky Moonshine, Sweet-Bloomquist Ford earned $30,000 for his first-ever victory in the event. Brian Birkhofer finished second, followed Jimmy Owens, Billy Moyer, and Jason Feger. The event was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the Lucas Oil Midwest Racing Association.

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Posse Sweeps Williams Grove with Dewease Victory

Dewease is the 19th different World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series winner of the season

Story By:  AARON FIEDLER / WoO STP SERIES MEDIA  Photos By:  DAVE DALESANDRO / RPW

MECHANICSBURG, PA- July 20, 2014- After a nearly three hour rain delay that pushed the start of the feature into the early morning hours of Sunday, Lance Dewease held off Donny Schatz to win night two of Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway. Dewease's win gave the Pennsylvania Posse a sweep of Summer Nationals and made him the 19th different World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series winner of the season.

In the closing laps of the feature, Schatz gave Dewease a strong challenge.

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'The Outlaws' Gear Up for Empire State Swing

The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Swings through New York State With First Stop Tonight at Lebanon Valley Speedway, Outlaws race at Fulton Speedway for the first time since 2010

Press Release By:  AARON FIEDLER / WoO STP SERIES MEDIA  Photo By:  DAVE DALESANDRO / RPW

CONCORD, NC- July 20, 2014- The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series swings through New York State as the Outlaws pass through the midway point of the season.

Lebanon Valley Speedway first hosts the Outlaws on Sunday, July 20. Current points leader Donny Schatz scored a hard fought win at the track in 2013, passing Joey Saldana with six laps to go and then holding off reigning champion Daryn Pittman in the closing laps.

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Lee USA Speedway Ready for GSPSS Event

Granite State Pro Stock Series to Make Debut at Lee Speedway

Story By:  SHAWN SICARD / GSPSS MEDIA  Photo By:  ERIC LeFLECHE / GSPSS MEDIA

WALPOLE, NH- July 20, 2014- The famed Lee USA Speedway will host the Granite State Pro Stock Series for the first time ever on Friday, July 25th.

The 3/8 mile, semi-banked oval has always been a favorite with racers, and now the Granite State Pro Stock Series will be a part of the track’s storied history.  The usual suspects have already entered the Seacoast 100, including Derek Griffith, Matt Frahm, Larry Gelinas, the O’Sullivan brothers, Barry Gray, Dillon Moltz, and Brad Babb, and are joined by drivers like George Helliwell, Bobby Cabral, Babe Branscombe, and Joey Squeglia.  Squeglia had set fast time in practice at the Star 100 at Star Speedway just a few weeks ago, but suffered bad luck in the feature, leaving the Derry, NH driver without the results he deserved.

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Decker Makes It Two-in-a-Row at Glen Ridge

Dave Constantino Repeats in Sportsman Action, Danny Varin Grabs C.R.S.A. Feature

Story By:  TOM COUGHLIN / GRMP MEDIA  Photos By:  BOB LANSING / GRMP PHOTO

FULTONVILLE, NY- July 20, 2014- The Glen Ridge Motorsports Park is located in one of the most scenic locations you will ever see for a dirt race track and last Friday night with a great view of the Mohawk Valley and a beautiful summer sun set fans were treated to some very exciting action on “The Fastest 1/4 Mile on Dirt."

Willy Decker of Vernon, N.Y. would make it two in a row at his new Friday night home taking the modified win and Dave Constantino would win his second in a row in the sportsman division. Danny Varin was the star in the C.R.S.A. sprint race and Darral Hulbert would take another win in the vintage modifieds. And in the 4 cylinders it was again Pete Vila the winner, while Francis Oliver won in the Xcell 600.

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