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Hansen Notches Fonda Tribute Cash


Craig Hansen notched a $2,500 win in Saturday’s night’s tribute event honoring a pair of former Fonda Speedway competitors, the late Bob Savoie and NASCAR Hall of Fame member Jerry Cook.

Friesen’s Bad Luck Is Tremont’s Good Luck


Stewart Friesen had Friday night’s 35-lap DIRTcar modified feature at Albany-Saratoga Speedway on ice after driving from 18th to the lead in just 14 laps.

Friesen & Poirier Star At Malta

Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints logo

DIRTcar modified superstar Stewart Friesen and defending Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints champion Steve Poirier shared victory lane Friday night at Albany-Saratoga Speedway after crowd pleasing runs through their respective fields

Slate Set For Lost Speedways Program


When the green flag flies for the Nov. 26 “Lost Speedways” program, Saratoga Automobile Museum visitors will enjoy presentations on a variety of gone but not forgotten speedways.

Hearn Gets Back To Work At Albany-Saratoga


With his rain-delayed Brett Hearn’s Big Show promotion finally in the books, Hearn declared that he was “ready to get back to my real job” prior to Friday night’s 35-lap DIRTcar modified feature at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway

HEDGER: The Long Look


As we make our rounds of area speedways, we get the same question over and over: “What’s the deal with Super DIRT Week?”

Brett Hearn Gets His Groove Back


After languishing back in the teens in recent weeks, all-time Albany-Saratoga Speedway win leader Brett Hearn got back in the groove Friday night, notching a convincing win over Stewart Friesen and Kenny Tremont Jr. in the 35-lap DIRTcar modified feature.

Varin Won’t Be Denied At Fonda


Old pro Bobby Varin hung tough through seemingly endless restarts Saturday night to claim the 33-lap DIRTcar modified feature at the Fonda Speedway.

Tremont Ends Johnson’s Saratoga Streak


Kenny Tremont Jr. broke Marc Johnson’s string of three consecutive Albany-Saratoga Speedway wins in convincing fashion Friday night, advancing from 15th to second in 23 laps, then running down leader Keith Flach in the waning laps of the DIRTcar modified feature.

HEDGER: The Long Look


Bud Moore had a long career as a car owner, using “country boy” skills honed to perfection to win 63 races and back-to-back NASCAR Grand National championships with Joe Weatherly, plus a Trans-Am title with Parnelli Jones.


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