Top 40 Dirt Stories From RPW During The 2018 Season: #5 – #1

STORIES FROM 2018 – Now, with 2018 coming to a close, we decided to look back at the most talked about and shared stories of the season on the dirt portion of Race Pro Weekly. So from here to New Years Day, we’re going to count down the top 40 stories you guys liked on our site. Here’s #5-#1.

#5: Official Statement About Mike Tidaback From His Wife, Renee
January 28
, 2018

Statement By: TIDABACK FAMILY – ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – The following is an official statement from Renee Tidaback, wife of racer Mike Tidaback.  Read More

#4: RPW Original Film: X Marks the Spot: The Butch Jelley Story
July 25, 2018

Video Column By: DAVE WHITNEY / RPW – ANDOVER, VT – Take a look at this Race Pro Weekly Original film, produced by Dave Whitney at Whitney Productions, depicting the man behind the letter.  This is “X Marks The Spot; The Butch Jelley Story.”  View

#3: RPW Exclusive: Jessica Zemken Set To Return To Her Roots; Ray Zemken & The Legend Of The 1Z
March 15, 2018

Column By: RAY ROGERS / RPW – SPRAKERS, NY – The Fonda Speedway has been known for producing some colorful characters and great talent over the years.  There’s one family that I am sure every Fonda regular, whether it be a driver or fan,  has a story about.  That is the Zemken family, and their infamous number…the 1Z.  This is one family has definitely left their mark on northeast racing.  Read More

#2: Pat Ward, Curt Van Pelt, Gary Iulg & Jerry Rose Latest To Be Inducted Into NYSSCA Hall Of Fame
December 17, 2018

Story By: RON HEDGER / NYSSCA – ALBANY, NY – After a spirited round of voting, the Hall of Fame committee of the New York State Stock Car Association has elected a long time car owner and a trio of outstanding drivers for induction into the association’s prestigious Hall of Fame.  Read More

#1: World Of Outlaws Shows To Air Sundays On CBS Sports Network Starting October 21st
September 30, 2018

Story By: CHRISTINA CORDOVA / WORLD OF OUTLAWS – CONCORD, NC – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series are excited to announce this year’s television partnership with the CBS Sports Network is set to commence next month, on October 21, with the airing of the 2018 Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway.  Read More