Whitehead Looking At Bigger And Better Things In 2017

Veteran Driver Has Higher Goals In Sights For Upcoming Year

Column By: RANDY KANE / RPW
Published: January 1, 2017

SUSSEX, NJ - Chris Whitehead finished the 2016 racing season eleventh in big block Modified points at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y. aboard his family-financed No. 244 Vernon Pool & Spa Precision Race Engines powered Bicknell chassied big block Modified machine. After everything was said and done, the 51-year-old longtime veteran out of Sussex, N.J. expected more.

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Dawn Of A New Era At Afton Motorsports Park

New Promoters At Former I-88 Speedway Has New Energy For 2017 Season

Column By: EDWARD KOCHERSBERGER / RPW
Published: December 30, 2016

AFTON, NY - There was a feeling of uncertainty in the air late in the 2016 season at I-88 Speedway. It was during this time that Jamie and Denise Page made the difficult decision to end their 6-year tenure as promoters of the Afton, New York short track. But luckily for the racing community there was another potential leader waiting on-deck.

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It's Time To Go Home Again For Mat Williamson

Driver Will Return To Merrittville In 2017 As Well As Run Weekly At Lernerville

Column By: BOBBY CHALMERS / RPW
Published: December 30, 2016

ST. CATHARINES, ONT - Mat Williamson has stood at the top of the mountain as a track champion.  Last season, he left the comforts of his Saturday night home in search of success at the Land of Legends.  There's an old saying...“you can't go home again.”  Well, in 2017, Mat's looking to change that.

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Racing For A Vet: A Familar Organized Chaos

A First Hand Account At How Racing Fills Voids For Veterans Of Our Military

Column By: RYAN HILL / RPW
Published: December 30, 2016

STANFORDVILLE, NY - I am a United States Army veteran, and in my post service life I have often struggled with fitting in. There are many things I miss about being a soldier...things i didn't find in civilian life. War is often described as organized chaos.  I know war and am comfortable with it.

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Vintage Outlaws 2017 Schedule Announced

For First Time Ever, Outlaws Will Run For Points

Column By: MATTHEW WIERNASZ / RPW
Published: December 30, 2016

DOUGLAS, MA - The 2017 Vintage Outlaws Schedule has been announced. For the first time in 2017, the Vintage Outlaws will run for points.

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Nightmare '16 Could Be Dream '17 For John Willman

Tough Season Last Year May Just Be Leading To Better Things This Racing Campaign

Column By: RANDY KANE / RPW
Published: December 29, 2016

BIRDSBORO, PA - Heading into the 2016 racing season, veteran Birdsboro driver John Willman expected big things.

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Speedbowl Announces 2017 Schedule

New London-Waterford Speedbowl Has Packed Schedule In Place For New Season

Column By: MATTHEW WIERNASZ / RPW
Published: December 28, 2016

WATERFORD, CT - The 2017 New London-Waterford Speedbowl Schedule has been announced. The first race of the 2017 season will be held on Saturday and Sunday May 6th and 7th.

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