How To Build A 4-Cylinder Dirt Race Car

The First In A Comprehensive Five-Part Series On What It Takes To Build One Of These Cars

Column By: BRETT HORLACHER / RPW
Published: January 19, 2017

CLIFTON PARK, NY - Albany-Saratoga Speedway, and probably many tracks across the United States, has a division called 4-Cylinder.  In the first of a five-part series, I am going to show you what it takes to get yourself from the grandstands to the cockpit.  This is the building of a 4-Cylinder.

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Kyle Larson's Cup Car To Have A New Look In '17

Credit One Bank Grows Partnership With 42 Team; Primary Sponsor For Multiple Races

Story By: DAVIS SHAEFER / CHIP GANASSI RACING
Published: January 19, 2017

CONCORD, NC - Credit One Bank, one of the largest and fastest growing credit card issuers in the United States, is expanding its relationship with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) by partnering with Kyle Larson and the No. 42 team during the inaugural Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) season, beginning with The Clash at Daytona, which is Feb. 18 at 8 PM ET, airing live on FS1.

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Lebanon Valley Dragway Honored By NHRA At Banquet

West Lebanon, NY Facility Awarded As Northeast Dragstrip Of The Year For 2016

Column By: SUZANNE BELL / RPW
Published: January 19, 2017

HERSHEY, PA - Division 1, the Northeast Division, of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) held their annual awards banquet recently at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA.  Awards were presented to the top finishers in many of the sportsman categories as well as special honors from the 2016 racing season for the 17 tracks that make up the division.

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Penn Can Secures Sponsorship For Sportsman Class

Promoter Doug Borger Has Partner In Place To Increase Pay For Division This Season

Story By: JOANNE MABY / PENN CAN SPEEDWAY
Published: January 19, 2017

SUSQUEHANNA, PA - The off season is the biggest myth in racing. Drivers and teams work all winter to follow a passion like no other. The same applies to the promoters. Doug Borger of Penn Can Speedway has secured a sponsor for the 2017 season.

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Benny Parsons Was Stock Car's "Nice Guy Champion"

1973 Cup Series Champion, Emmy-Winning Broadcaster Set To Enter NASCAR Hall Of Fame

Story By: OWEN A. KEARNS / NASCAR
Published: January 19, 2017

CHARLOTTE, NC - A single word defined the late Benny Parsons: Beloved.  It mattered not whether you were fellow competitor, race fan or television viewer. Parsons was more than just a top premier series driver or broadcaster.

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X-1 Race Cars Relocating To Northeast For 2017

Chassis Company Looking To Better Serve Central Pennsylvania and New York

Story By: SHAWN MILLER / X-1 RACE CARS
Published: January 18, 2017

PHOENIX, AZ - X-1 Race Cars is moving across the country this spring.  The sprint car chassis company will shift its headquarters from the desert to the Northeast in an effort to expand the business in the hotbed of winged sprint car action in Central Pennsylvania and New York.

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Who's The Man To Beat On The WoO Sprint Trail?

A Sprinter’s Pace: As The 2017 Season Quickly Approaches, Who Is The Favorite?

Story By: BRENDAN CAPRIA / WORLD OF OUTLAWS
Published: January 18, 2017

CONCORD, NC - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series is on the brink of its 40th season, and the series drivers regroup from the offseason to compete on sprint car racing’s most storied tour.  Some 13 full-time drivers will herd their 900-horses to every end of the compass nationwide in 2017, seeking to either build on their existing legacy or make their tracks.

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Motorsports 2017 Offers Something For Everyone!

Race Car & Trade Show Set For this Weekend With Anything A Racer May Need

Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / SAMMONS PRODUCTIONS
Published: January 18, 2017

OAKS, PA - Racers coming out to the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2017 Fueled by Sunoco Race Fuels and Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car and Trade Show taking place this weekend, January 20th thru January 22nd, will be able to see, touch and purchase just about everything imaginable in motorsports.

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Ryan Smith Gains Momentum Throughout Chili Bowl

Driver Enjoys Time In Ride Owned By NASCAR's Alex Bowman

Story By: SHAWN MILLER / RYAN SMITH RACING
Published: January 17, 2017

TULSA, OK - Ryan Smith hopes his showing at the biggest midget race in the world will propel him to a great 2017 in his sprint car.

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Merrittville Signs New Sponsor For Mod Lite Division

Wood Motor Company Hits The Gas Pedal As Division Sponsor

Story By: JIM IRVINE / MERRITTVILLE SPEEDWAY
Published: January 18, 2017

THOROLD, ONT - Merrittville Speedway’s Modified Lite Division features race cars small in size yet delivering a truly exciting experience from a driver’s perspective as well as from a fan’s point of view.

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