Years After, Earnhardt Jr. Looks to Rekindle 'Dega' Magic

Hopes To Rediscover Magic After Decade-Long 'Dega Drought

Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR MEDIA     Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RPW

TALLADEGA, AL- October 17, 2014- At one point in time, Dale Earnhardt Jr. dominated Talladega Superspeedway in such a way that only one word could describe him: Untouchable. From 2001-04, Earnhardt rattled off a track-record four consecutive victories, followed by two straight runner-up finishes and a fifth checkered flag.

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'King of the Can' set to Go Green This Weekend

15th Annual ‘King of the Can’ Modified 50 Set For Friday (Oct. 17) At Penn Can Speedway; $5,015 Plus “Toilet Trophy” On The Line! Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Competitors Rewarded With Bonus Money

Story By:  BRETT DEYO / BD MOTORSPORTS MEDIA  Photos By:  DAVE DALESANDRO / RPW


SUSQUEHANNA, PA- October 16, 2014- For the 15th time, Penn Can Speedway plays host to the ‘King of the Can’ this weekend.

On Friday night, October 17 (rain date: Oct. 19), the big-block/small-block Modifieds race 50 laps around the Susquehanna County facility for a $5,015 winner’s share. Since its inaugural running in 1999, weekend warriors and superstars alike have graced Victory Lane in the traditional curtain-closer at Penn Can.  Drivers have thousands of reasons to compete in this year’s ‘King of the Can’ event: fifth-place is worth $1,000, 10th-place pays $500, with $315 reserved to take the green flag!

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Winning Modfied Racing's Double is a Tough Job

Five Drivers Have Won Syracuse and Eastern States in the Same Year

Story By:  JOHN SNYDER / OCFS MEDIA  Photos By:  KIM FORCELLINA / RPW



MIDDLETOWN, NY- October 16, 2014-
The annual Syracuse 200 at the New York State Fairgrounds and Eastern States 200 at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York are dirt Track Modified racing’s biggest, most lucrative, and tradition-laden championship races. Since 1972, a dozen drivers have won both classic events, but only five accomplished the feat in the same year.

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Cut to The Chase: Talladega

Talladega 500 To Set Elimination Round for The Championship

Story By:  JONATHAN MONTIFELLO / RPW  Photos By:  GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR


WATERTOWN, NY- October 16, 2014- In case you hadn’t noticed for some reason, Kevin Harvick actually won Saturday night’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, even though at the end of the race it looked like the main event was Brad Keselowski versus the world.

While Harvick won his first race of the Chase – it seems like he should have won just about all of them so far they way he has been running – Keselowski dug himself deeper into the points hole with a 16th-place finish and then dug himself into an even deeper hole with his competitors by tangling with a few of them after the race.

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Championship Battles Down to the Wire at Thompson

On Deck:  Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing, presented by XtraMart at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park

Story By:  THERESA CONDUCT / TMSP MEDIA  Photos By:  DICK AYERS / RPW


THOMPSON, CT- October 16, 2014-
The 2014 racing season at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) comes to a close on October 17-19 with one of the nation’s finest short track events: the 52nd running of the Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing, presented by Xtramart.

Finishing second in the balloting for 51’s Best Annual Short Track Event, the event will feature a total of 14 divisions.  Twelve will celebrate champions, headlined by NASCAR’s oldest division: the Whelen Modified Tour.

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Nonstop Action on the 'Hard Clay' for Saturday Eastern States Weekend

Small-Block Modifieds and 305 Sprint Cars Star on Saturday

Story By:  JOHN SNYDER / OCFS MEDIA  Photos By:  KIM FORCELLINA / RPW


MIDDLETOWN, NY- October 16, 2014-
The Small-Block Modifieds, powered by 358-cubic inch engines, will be the Saturday, October 25 headline attraction during the 53rd Annual Eastern States Weekend (October 24-26) at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. This year’s 38th Annual Eastern States Small-Block Modified Championship Presented by Arkel Motors and Dupee & Monroe PC race will be 100 laps in distance.

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Bobby Pierce Captures DIRTcar Late Model Title

Bobby Pierce Wracks Up 14 Victories In 2014 On His Way To Becoming Youngest Ever DIRTcar Late Model National Champion Illinois Driver Overcomes Setbacks to Claim $20,000 DIRTcar UMP National Points Title

Story By:  JOSHUA JOINER / DIRTcar MEDIA  Photos By:  RPW FILE PHOTOS


CONCORD, NC- October 16, 2014- A season's worth of hard work and determination culminated in one stellar night for Bobby Pierce at Eldora Speedway. Pierce, 17, of Oakwood, Ill., led every lap of Eldora's DIRTcar Fall Nationals A-Main to emphatically wrap up his first ever DIRTcar Late Model national points title, and in doing so become the youngest driver ever to claim the weekly-racing Late Model championship.

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The Final Four: Outlaws Roll into Fremont

Points leader Donny Schatz won last season; 20-time champion Steve Kinser has no wins at the track

Story By: SETH LIVINGSTON / WoO STP SERIES MEDIA  Photos By:  PETE MacDONALD / RPW



CONCORD, NC- October 16, 2014-
The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series rolls into Fremont (Ohio) Speedway on Saturday, Oct. 18 as the 2014 season enters its final stretch.

With just four full points features left this season, Donny Schatz has built up a 289 point lead over second place Daryn Pittman in the race for the championship. Schatz, a five-time champion has 25 wins this season - the most of any single season in his career.

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Winged Warriors Ready to Fly at Thompson World Series

ISMA Supermodifieds Invade Thompson

Story By:  ISMA SERIES MEDIA  Photos By:  CHRIS BURGESS / RPW


OSWEGO, NY- October 16, 2014- After more than a month of planning and preparation since their last event, the stars and cars of the Int’l Supermodified Ass’ head to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Saturday and Sunday for their final event of the 2014 season.

The annual event for the winged warrior” takes place during the historic World Series of Speedway Racing weekend at the beautiful Thompson, Conn. facility.

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URC Closes Out 67th Season at Grandview Finale

Davie Franek Soon to Enter Another Page of History into the Books of the URC

Story By:  BOB MILLER / URC SERIES MEDIA  Photos By:  DAN DEMARCO / RPW



ABBOTTSTOWN, NY- October 16, 2014-
In the sixty-seventh consecutive season of URC, Davie Franek of Wantage, NJ is looking to enter his name as URC Champion Driver into the “rich in history” record books of the United Racing Company.  URC will close out their 2014 Rislone URC Sprint Series on Saturday night, October 18 in the features only racing program at the Grandview Speedway.

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