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Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY June 1st, 2014

Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY June 1st, 2014

4:00 – Gates will Open 5:00 – Draw will Open for All Classes. 5:30 – Draw will Close for All Classes. 5:55 – Sportsman Hot Laps & Go Nuclear Late Model Cars Line Up for Anthems & Hot Laps 6:00 – ANTHEMS with Go Nuclear Late Model Cars Stopped on the Front Stretch Go Nuclear Late Model Hot Laps – 3 laps Street Stock Heats – 8 laps Sportsman Heats – 8 laps Go Nuclear Late Model Heats – 8 laps Pro 4 Truck … Read entire article »

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Rouse, Carley, Fontaine, Curtis and Pennacchio Collect Checkered Flags at New Humberstone

Rouse, Carley, Fontaine, Curtis and Pennacchio Collect Checkered Flags at New Humberstone

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Defending Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Champion Brad Rouse from St. Catharines, Ontario was the winner of the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman feature at the New Humberstone Speedway on a sun skied filled Sunday night. Ed Carley from Freedom, NY picked up his second consecutive Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Model feature.  “The Fonz” Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario picked up his third JC Auto Street Stocks feature of the season. Evan Curtis from … Read entire article »

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Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY May 25th 2014

Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY May 25th 2014

4:00 – Gates will Open 5:00 – Draw will Open for All Classes 5:15 – Drivers Meeting for all Classes 5:30 – Draw will Close for All Classes … 5:50 – Sportsman Hot Laps – 3 laps 5:55 – Late Model Hot Laps – 3 laps 6:00 – ANTHEMS (with Street Stock Heat #1 on the Front Stretch) Street Stock Heats – 8 laps Sportsman Heats – 8 laps Late Model Heats – 8 laps Mini Stock Heats – 6 laps Pro 4 Truck Heat – … 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 »

Filed under: GoNuclear, Other News

TECH Report – Post Mini Stock Inspection

TECH Report – Post Mini Stock Inspection

May 21st 2014 Competitor: Kyle Rothwell Event: Mini Stock Feature – Sunday May 18th 2014 Violation: *The car was found to be in violation of the following 2014 Humberstone Rules.   20. SUSPENSION a. Stock replacement parts only allowed. No modifications allowed. b. OEM springs only c. Original OEM style shock. d. The use of aftermarket bushings allowed.   In post-race inspection it was discovered that one of the rear springs was shortened/cut and had coils removed.   Penalty / Fine: * Loss of All Points and … 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

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Mikey Kruchka from Hamilton, Ontario was the winner of the Southern Onatrio Sprints (SOS) A-Main on John Puhl Memorial Night presented by Zanchin Truck &Trailer and Motorsports Image at the New Humberstone Speedway. Other winners on Victoria Day weekend included Adam Leslie from Port Colborne, Ontario picking up the win in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman. “The Fonz” Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario took top honors in the JC Auto Street … 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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Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY May 18th 2014

Race Night Schedule – SUNDAY May 18th 2014

4:00 – Gates will Open 5:00 – Draw will Open for All  Classes 5:15 – Sprint Car Drivers Meeting 5:30 – Draw will Close for All Classes … 5:45 – Sportsman Hot Laps – 3 laps 5:50 – Sprint Car Hot Laps – 4 laps (In Heat Groups) 6:00 – ANTHEMS with Street Stock Heat # 1 Stopped on the Front Stretch Street Stock Heats – 8 laps Sportsman Heats – 8 laps Sprint Car Heats – 8 laps Mini Stock Heats – 6 … 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 »

Filed under: Dirtcar, Other News

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 »

Filed under: Dirtcar, Other News

Tech Bulletin – May 12

Tech Bulletin – May 12

TECH REPORT:  MSD REV BOXES Event:  PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman Feature – Sunday May 11th 2014 Tech Results:  … Following the May 11th Sportsman Feature the MSD Rev Boxes of the top four finishers were taken for further testing. All 4 boxes were tested with direction from MSD and DIRTcar. All 4 Boxes passed the tests and will be returned imediately to the race teams involved. Any witheld payout can be picked up at the Pit Gate … 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 »

Filed under: Other News, Southern Ontario Sprints

Lindberg, Carley, Thompson, Sliter, Pennacchio, And Zack Grace Humberstone’s Victory Lane

Lindberg, Carley, Thompson, Sliter, Pennacchio, And Zack Grace Humberstone’s Victory Lane

  PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Gary Lindberg from Ridgeway, Ontario returned to victory lane for the first time in 2014 after crossing the finish line first in the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman on Port Cares Night at the New Humberstone Speedway. Veteran Late Model racer Ed Carley from Freedom, NY picked up his first victory of the season in the Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Models. 2013 track Champion James Thompson from St. Catharines, Ontario claimed the victory … Read entire article »

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Rouse, Lungar, Fontaine, Lafantaisie, & Pennacchio All Collect Wins on Humberstone Opening Night

Rouse, Lungar, Fontaine, Lafantaisie, & Pennacchio All Collect Wins on Humberstone Opening Night

PORT COLBORNE, ONTARIO… Defending Mr. DIRTcar Sportsman Champion Brad Rouse from St. Catharines, Ontario took his Rick’s Delivery 18r to victory lane at the end of the 55 lap caution free main event for the PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman on Opening Night 2014 at the New Humberstone Speedway. Dennis Lungar from Conneaut, Ohio led every lap to win the Cosco Haulage RUSH Late Model feature.  “The Fonz” Jason Fontaine from Port Colborne, Ontario picked up … 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 »

Filed under: Other News, RUSH Series