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Davis Takes 1st of 2014 With Win at Freedom & Peters Red Hot at Humberstone.

Davis Takes 1st of 2014 With Win at Freedom & Peters Red Hot at Humberstone.

(Pulaski, PA)… Once again the weather played a major role in the weekend’s racing, and most of the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Weekly Series member tracks were unable to escape the rain. In fact, only three speedways were able to beat Mother Nature- one on each day of the weekend. At Freedom Speedway, the only track to get in a show on Friday, it was Bryce Davis taking his first win on … Read entire article »

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Waters Scores RUSH Series Win at Humberstone

Waters Scores RUSH Series Win at Humberstone

 (Port Colborne, ON, Canada)…Coming off a season high 37 cars last Saturday night at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series will get right back at it this weekend with a much-anticipated appearance at Humberstone Speedway.  Sunday’s (July 20) event is billed as the “Canadian National Late Model Championship” and will be race #9 of the 20-event 2014 Touring Series.   The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late … Read entire article »

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Big Week on Tap for Rush Late Model Series

Big Week on Tap for Rush Late Model Series

(Pulaski, PA)…After wrapping up two great days of racing last weekend at Lernerville and Sharon Speedways with the “Bill Emig Memorial”, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series gets right back at it this week with two big events on Wednesday (July 9) at Expo Speedway followed by Saturday (July 12) at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway.   Race number seven of the season will be a big one as $2,000 will be on … Read entire article »

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Carley, Ruhlman, Thomas and Singleton Rack Up RUSH Late Model Wins

Carley, Ruhlman, Thomas and Singleton Rack Up RUSH Late Model Wins

(Pulaski, PA)…Rain spoiled the end of the weekend on Sunday, but not before beautiful weather again for Friday and Saturday night Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series member tracks’ racing programs.   After rave reviews from the May 30 Sweeney Late Model Tour event, it was good to see several new competitors take in action last Friday night at Freedom Speedway in Delevan, New York. Hometown racer Ed Carley captured his first win at the speedway; … Read entire article »

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Kowatic DQ’d at Roaring Knob & Hands Win to Lake.

Kowatic DQ’d at Roaring Knob & Hands Win to Lake.

(Pulaski, PA)…On Tuesday afternoon, May 20, the GM 604 crate engines from May 18 Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Late Model Weekly Series event apparent winner George Kowatic and runner-up Michael Lake were inspected during a complete tear-down by RUSH Competition Director Travis Harry and NeSmith Competition Director Tim Sims.   The conclusive results were a disqualification of George Kowatic’s engine rebuilt by Powers Motors, while Michael Lake’s engine rebuilt by Race-1 met … Read entire article »

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Mikey Kruchka Wins Southern Ontario Sprints A-Main at Humberstone Speedway

Mikey Kruchka Wins Southern Ontario Sprints A-Main at Humberstone Speedway

By Steven Petty – PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Mikey Kruchka from Hamilton, Ontario was the winner of the Southern Ontario Sprints (SOS) A-Main on John Puhl Memorial Night presented by Zanchin Truck &Trailer and Motorsports Image at the New Humberstone Speedway. Brad Lodge and Justin Martin led the Southern Ontario Sprints to the green flag for their main event with Martin leading the opening circuits. Jamie Turner moved into second with Paige Polyak, Lodge and Adam West in the top five early on. … Read entire article »

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Mitch Brown Wins SOS season opener at Brighton Speedway

Mitch Brown Wins SOS season opener at Brighton Speedway

By Greg Calnan (Saturday, May 17th, 2014) – “Life is good right now”. Those were the words of race winner Mitch Brown at Brighton Speedway on Saturday night. The Brantford, Ontario native started on the pole of the 25 lap main event and picked up his first career Southern Ontario Sprints win. The victory comes just two weeks after he helped lead the Pro Fit Corvairs to the OHA GOJHL Jr. B Hockey Sutherland Cup. Brown started on the pole and … Read entire article »

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Tim Sears Jr. disqualified from Gnome Cup for non-conforming seals, engine tear-down/inspection identifies no additional discrepancies

Tim Sears Jr. disqualified from Gnome Cup for non-conforming seals, engine tear-down/inspection identifies no additional discrepancies

May 20, 2014   During post-race inspection following Sunday night’s “Gnome Cup” Go Nuclear Late Model Series event at Utica-Rome Speedway, series tech officials identified a discrepant seal configuration, with two engine-builder seals in place (incomplete) and nominal GM bolts in other required locations. A follow-up with the car owner, as well as the engine builder who’s seals were on the engine, provided confirmation that the original builder’s seals had been removed in order to facilitate a … Read entire article »

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Go Nuclear! Late Model Series Kicks Off 2014 Season With 1st Annual Gnome Cup at Utica Rome Speedway on Sunday Night

Go Nuclear! Late Model Series Kicks Off 2014 Season With 1st Annual Gnome Cup at Utica Rome Speedway on Sunday Night

The 2014 Go Nuclear! Late Model Series will finally get underway this Sunday night at Utica Rome Speedway in Vernon, New York for the first annual Gnome Cup. The first race of the season will see a robust field of cars from Ontario, Canada, New York and Pennsylvania as they battle for the unique Gnome Cup trophy and the $1500 top prize that goes with it. The added money to the purse is provided by … Read entire article »

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DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off with Canadian swing May 18 & 19

DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off with Canadian swing May 18 & 19

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Friday, May 9, 2014 – After a gripping season in 2013, the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series takes to the track in May to begin another exciting year. The DIRTcar 358-Modified Series kicks off Sunday, May 18, at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario, then heads directly to Thorold, Ontario, for a second 100-lapper Monday, May 19, at Merrittville Speedway. Last year’s small block Modified tour ended on a high note for driver Erick Rudolph … Read entire article »

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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series kicks off June 1 at Cornwall Motor Speedway

DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series kicks off June 1 at Cornwall Motor Speedway

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – The cancellation of April’s DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series opener pushes the series kick-off date to Sunday, June 1, at Cornwall Motor Speedway in Cornwall, Ontario. The open-wheel racing series will be joined at this early summer date by a full show for the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series. The cancelled Sportsman Series race that had been set for Sunday, June 27, at Mohawk International Raceway in Akwesasne, N.Y., will not be rescheduled. This year’s 13-event … Read entire article »

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Southern Ontario Sprints are set to kick off the 19th season this Victoria Day long weekend at Brighton Speedway and Humberstone Speedway.

Southern Ontario Sprints are set to kick off the 19th season this Victoria Day long weekend at Brighton Speedway and Humberstone Speedway.

When the green flag flies at Brighton Speedway this Saturday, May 17th, it will start the race to the 2014 championship for the longest running sprint car series in Canada, the Southern Ontario Sprints. 2013 champion Chris Jones of Carrying Place, Ontario will be looking to defend his crown and pick up where he left off from last season with a win at Brighton Speedway. The level of competition will be in high gear as the drivers of the SOS return to … Read entire article »

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Humberstone Speedway Set to Open This Sunday

Humberstone Speedway Set to Open This Sunday

(Pulaski, PA)…Over the weekend of April 25-27, Mother Nature had her way with a couple of the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Weekly Series member tracks washing out action at both Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex ad Winchester Speedway; however the weekend racing roared on at the tracks that were able to dodge the raindrops. Three new winners in three events brought the total number of different winners to an astounding 14 in … Read entire article »

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Go Nuclear! Late Model Series Welcomes Gandrud Chevrolet as Sponsor for 2014

Go Nuclear! Late Model Series Welcomes Gandrud Chevrolet as Sponsor for 2014

With the Go Nuclear! Late Model Series just a month away from their first race of the 2014 season, the additional incentives for teams to follow the series continue to grow.  Today, The Go Nuclear Series is proud to welcome Gandrud Chevrolet as a sponsor for the 2014 racing season, as they will donate a 602 or 604 Crate Motor to be given away to one of our race teams that follow the Go Nuclear … Read entire article »

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Sunoco Race Fuels Continues Relationship With Rush Late Model Series

Sunoco Race Fuels Continues Relationship With Rush Late Model Series

(Pulaski, PA)…Sunoco Race Fuels and the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series will continue its marketing program for the 2014 season. This year will mark the second of the three-year agreement as the “Official Fuel” of the Sweeney RUSH Late Model Series.   “I cannot tell you how pleased we are to continue our marketing partnership with Sunoco Race Fuels as a major sponsor of RUSH,” stated Series Co-Director Vicki Emig. “I’ve had a … Read entire article »

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Go Nuclear! Late Model Series Welcomes Gandrud Chevrolet as Sponsor for 2014; 602/604 Crate Motor to be Given Out to Go Nuclear Series Regular

Go Nuclear! Late Model Series Welcomes Gandrud Chevrolet as Sponsor for 2014; 602/604 Crate Motor to be Given Out to Go Nuclear Series Regular

With the Go Nuclear! Late Model Series just a month away from their first race of the 2014 season, the additional incentives for teams to follow the series continue to grow.  Today, The Go Nuclear Series is proud to welcome Gandrud Chevrolet as a sponsor for the 2014 racing season, as they will donate a 602 or 604 Crate Motor to be given away to one of our race teams that follow the Go Nuclear … Read entire article »

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“STEEL CITY ROULETTE” POTENTIALLY ADDS $5,000 CASH TO SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR’S “STEEL CITY 100″

“STEEL CITY ROULETTE” POTENTIALLY ADDS $5,000 CASH TO SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR’S “STEEL CITY 100″

(Imperial, PA)…A little over two months ago, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone announced a new event would take place in 2014. The “Steel City 100″ at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 8 will feature the Northeast’s first ever 100-lap Crate Late Model race. The Sweeney Tour event will pay $4,000 to-win, $300 to-start with an expanded 30-car starting field!   When the event was announced, … Read entire article »

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TurboStart rejoins RUSH Series for 2014

TurboStart rejoins RUSH Series for 2014

(Pulaski, PA)…Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are thrilled to announce TurboStart will return as a Major Contingency Sponsor for the upcoming 2014 Touring season. The New Castle, Pennsylvania-based company continues to be part of the impressive list of national companies that have partnered with the Series.       TurboStart will award ten 16-volt racing batteries at selected Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC Touring Series events in 2014 as their … Read entire article »

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