Smith Can't Wait For 2015 To Begin

Driver Is Extremly Excited About Upcoming Racing Campaign

Column By: RANDY KANE / RPW     Photos By: SCOTT BENDER & JEFF CALPINO

BECHTELSVILLE, PA- December 22, 2014- Todd Smith definitely enjoyed the 2014 racing season. Aboard his familiar family-financed Fisher Aggregate Supply Bicknell chassied No. 39 358 Modified ride, Smith finished 19th in the Grandview Speedway season long standings. Smith’s best finish of the year was a ninth-place effort, but his consistency throughout the campaign was the key to the team success.

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"Keeping Track" ... Brenn Indycar Unveiling

Original 1966 Ford Gerhardt Indy Car Unveiled

Column By: DINO OBERTO     Photos By: RENEE TIDABACK / RPW


BRODHEADSVILLE, PA- December 20, 2014- Gary Mondschein has driven open wheel cars
practically his entire adult life. Midgets, Sprints, Silver Crown and Super Vee. And like most anyone who has come from that discipline of motor racing his aspiration was to eventually drive an Indy car.

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'Taking It Light' ... With Mod Lites

The Thrill of Driving a Mod Lite Race Car

Story By: NICHOLAS GRAZIANO / RPW     Photos By: JOE JOHNSON / RPW

COVENTRY, UK, ENGLAND- December 17, 2014- Lite means fast, No matter how big of a motorsports advocate you are, there is a good chance you have never heard of a Modified Lite/UK Modified.

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Mod Lites Reach Across The Pond to Take on UK

Smaller Modifieds Set to Rule UK Short Tracks

Column By: NICHOLAS GRAZIANO / RPW     Photos By: NICHOLAS GRAZIANO & JAMES BOWLES


COVENTRY, UK, ENGLAND- December 2, 2014- There is a young, but quickly growing series in the U.K. that is sure to gain a lot of attention in years to come. Let me layout the basics and you can make your own judgement.

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Those Magical Seasons at 'The Track of Champions'

1953 & 1985: Seasons To Remember

Column By: TOBY LAGRANGE / RPW     Photos By: RPW FILE PHOTOS


GLOVERSVILLE, NY- November 30, 2014- The year’s 1953 and 1985 couldn’t have been more different culturally, socially, politically and in pretty much any other way you can think of. In 1953 Dwight D. Eisenhower became our 34th president and the Korean War ended yet the year 1985 would be best known for the debut of the compact disc and the movie “Back to the Future”.

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The Last Ride of ‘The King’

With Steve Kinser Stepping Down from Full-Time Competition, ‘The Outlaws’ and Short Track Racing Will Never Be the Same

Story By:  MATT NOLES / RPW  Photos By: AMBER CHALMERS and DAVE DALESANDRO/ RPW

SPRAKERS, NY- November 13, 2014- Life is made up of moments.  Though making an incredibly obvious statement such as this might be profoundly unnecessary, it is the truest sentence I have written as of yet.

It was just another ordinary Sunday evening at the Lebanon Valley Speedway in West Lebanon, New York, as the third World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series qualifying heat of the evening made its way onto the high-banks of the historic half-mile oval.

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Tadd Parks: 59 Wins and Counting

Car Owner Tadd Parks Defies the Monetary Laws of Racing

Story By:  MATT NOLES / RPW  Photos By:  DAVE DALESANDRO / RPW

SPRAKERS, NY- October 3, 2014- There’s no glamour to be seen.  Not a single ounce of the coveted ‘shock and awe’ factor to be found as the hauler passes through the various pit areas of dirt tracks across New York State.

While the revered stackers, decked out in sparkling chrome and the finest of vinyl graphics, seem to be the most eye-catching wonders of the Northeast racing scene, the only item that comes close to being comparable on this particular mode of transport is the golden bow tie adorning the front of the black truck as it tows a plain, minimally lettered enclosed trailer to its parking spot.

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