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Wight Stops Hearn At Fonda

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Young Larry Wight did something few DIRTcar modified drivers get to do Saturday night — drive around division superstar Brett Hearn for the lead

Hearn Rolls To No. 9 At Albany-Saratoga

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Brett Hearn, who has had the 2014 Albany-Saratoga Speedway modified championship on ice since last week, closed out the season with win No. 9 Friday night after a crowd pleasing battle with Matt DeLorenzo and three-time winner Kenny Tremont Jr.

Tremont Stops Hearn At Albany-Saratoga


Twenty four hours after dropping out and watching rival Brett Hearn win Lebanon Valley Speedway’s Mr. Dirt Track USA classic from the pit, Kenny Tremont Jr. watched Hearn finish second at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway by looking through his rock screen

Brett Hearn Is Mr. Dirt Track USA

With 18 victories this year, Brett Hearn has been in control of the Northeast modified scene. (Dave Dalesandro photo)

The 30 other Super DIRTcar Series drivers who turned out for Wednesday night’s 100-lap Mr. Dirt Track USA event at the Lebanon Valley Speedway knew they were in trouble when Brett Hearn hot lapped well below the track record

Hearn Keeps Rolling At Albany-Saratoga


Brett Hearn, who scored twice last weekend to hit the 850 win plateau, advanced towards his next goal Friday night with yet another win at Albany-Saratoga Speedway.

HEDGER: The Long Look


Racing season is a difficult time to find the minutes and hours needed to read a book, even if it’s really good. But we finally had the opportunity to dive into Dave Argabright’s latest effort, “On Top of the World,” and it was indeed worth the time and effort.

Johnson Banks $10,000 At Big Show

Danny Johnson (27j) races under Justin Haers at New York's Albany-Saratoga Speedway. (Dave Dalesandro photo)

When a downpour hit on lap 11 of “Brett Hearn’s Big Show” on its original date of July 8, Justin Haers was leading

David Gravel Thrills Valley Fans

David Gravel won Sunday night's World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series race at New York's Lebanon Valley Speedway. (Dick Ayers photo)

Connecticut resident David Gravel sent a grandstand full of New Englanders home from Lebanon Valley Speedway’s annual World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series show with smiles on their face Sunday night

Tremont Stops Britten Parade


Kenny Tremont Jr. beat Peter Britten, winner of the last two DIRTcar modified features at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway, to the front Friday night and claimed his second consecutive Mike Ronca Memorial

Britten Flies To Albany Score

Peter Britten won Friday's modified feature at New York's Albany-Saratoga Speedway. (Dave Dalesandro photo)

In case you were wondering, it’s true. Batman can fly! Peter “Batman” Britten proved it at Albany-Saratoga Speedway Friday night as he beat Brett Hearn for the second consecutive week in the 35-lap DIRTcar modified feature


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