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Brewerton & Fulton Join DIRTcar

Brewerton & Fulton Join DIRTcar

The big news at Super DIRT Week’s annual media luncheon revolved around Brewerton Speedway’s return to the World Racing Group’s DIRTcar family and the addition of Brewerton’s “sister” track, Fulton Speedway, to the 2014 Super DIRTcar Series schedule

Friesen Sets The Pace At Syracuse

Stewart Friesen en route to the top qualifying time Thursday at the New York State Fairgrounds. (Dave Dalesandro photo)

Racers from the Capital District of New York swept the Super DIRT Week qualifying program Thursday afternoon at the New York State Fairgrounds with Fonda Speedway champion Stewart Friesen blistering one-mile dirt track with a lap of 30.327 seconds to claim the pole for Sunday’s Syracuse 200

Rene Charland, 84

Rene Charland, 84

Former NASCAR National Sportsman division champion Rene Charland died Monday, Sept. 30 at the Wilkinson Residential Care Facility in Amsterdam, N.Y. He had resided there for several years due to a variety of health problems. He was 84.

HEDGER: The Long Look

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A successful DIRTcar modified driver who started in street stocks, then ran IMCA-type modifieds before moving to the top division would, at first, sound like a typical Northeastern racer

Friesen Stops Johnson On Fonda Dirt

Friesen Stops Johnson On Fonda Dirt

Stewart Friesen ran down Ronnie Johnson and won Sunday’s 100-lap big-block modified feature at Fonda Speedway

Cook & Sheppard Grab Fonda Accolades

Jeff Cook won Saturday's Earl Halquist Memorial at Fonda (N.Y.) Speedway. (Bill McGaffin photo)

Jeff Cook parleyed a little luck and a whole lot of patience into a $2,000 victory Saturday in the Fonda Speedway’s Earl Halaquist Memorial

Lichty Dominates Steel Palace ISMA Run

Mike Lichty in victory lane Saturday night at Oswego (N.Y.) Speedway.

Mike Lichty had an almost perfect night at the Oswego Speedway Saturday night, winning his heat, the 60-lap ISMA Super Nationals feature and top money in the Steel Palace Challenge, a mini-point series for ISMA’s three events at the famed lakeside oval

Johnson Wins, But Hearn Claims Title

Johnson Wins, But Hearn Claims Title

Marc Johnson won the battle Friday night but point leader Brett Hearn won the war, finishing second to Johnson in the 35-lap DIRTcar modified feature at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway to clinch the championship

Sowle, Flach & Friesen At Albany-Saratoga

Sowle, Flach & Friesen At Albany-Saratoga

JaMike Sowle, Keith Flach and Stewart Friesen shared modified wins on Friday night’s Triple-20s at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway, ironically sponsored by Sowle’s father through his truck repair business

HEDGER: The Long Look

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Anyone with access to the latest edition of “Racing Promotion Monthly” should make a concerted effort to read editor Stewart Doty’s insightful comments under the title “What If All We Did Right Was Wrong?”

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