INDYCAR: Two Straight, Five on the Season; Will Power Earns Verizon P1 Award at Toronto

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TORONTO — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award and fifth of the season by recording the quickest lap of the Firestone Fast Six during qualifications for the Honda Indy Toronto. Power crossed the start-finish line to complete the lap of 59.4280 seconds on the …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Canadian Mack DeMan Paving Racing Path Through Partnership With Mackereth Family

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Audio, story and photo by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Two-time defending Can-Am Midget Series champion Mack DeMan is not your typical race car driver. In fact, the Canadian driver for Mackereth Motorsports has made a name for himself in the short track ranks across two countries — and it all started because …

Super DIRTcar Series: Danny Johnson Sweeps Brockville’s Fall Nationals

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BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO — Official Release — Rick Young Photo — “The Doctor” Danny Johnson made history Saturday night, becoming the first Modified driver to sweep Brockville Ontario Speedway’s DIRTcar Fall Nationals presented by 1000 Islands RV Centre. Johnson wheeled the Traction Grabber No. 27J to victory lane Friday night in the 100-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature race, and followed it up the next night …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Ohsweken Speedway, Five Mile Point To Host Super DIRTcar Series In 2015

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SYRACUSE, NY — Story by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Super DIRTcar Series, Ohsweken Speedway and FMP Photos — Last Thursday’s Media Conference held inside the John Hill Media Center at NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week was big for several reasons. The Patrick family from the now defunct Gater Racing News was honored with the …

SUPERMODIFIEDS: Long-Time Canadian Driver Harvey Lennox Passes

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LONDON, Ontario, Canada — staff report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame photo — Famed supermodified driver Harvey Lennox, driver of the Bob Brown-built “Tammy Ten” machine, died yesterday at home in Canada surrounded by family and friends. Lennox was 83. Lennox, from London, Ont., garnered 182 feature victories across Ontario …

DIRTcar 358-Modifieds: Erick Rudolph Charges To Series Victory At Brighton

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BRIGHTON, ON — Official Release — Rick Young Photo — Erick Rudolph, of Ransomville, N.Y., battled Danny O’Brien for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win Saturday, Sept. 20, at Brighton Speedway, claiming his first victory at the track. Danny O’Brien (No.M96) and Lance Willix II (No.16) started on the front row for the 100-lap 358 Modified Applefest Shootout. O’Brien grabbed the …

DIRTcar: Brighton, Le RPM Speedways to Host 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified Series

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WEEDSPORT, NY — official release — Alex and Helen Bruce photo — Fall is just around the corner, and with it comes the annual Applefest Shootout Weekend at Brighton Speedway in Brighton, Ontario, and DIRTcar series weekend at Le RPM Speedway in St. Marcel de Richelieu, Quebec. Friday, Sept. 19, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series takes over Brighton Speedway while …

DIRTcar NE MODS: Cody McPherson Charges to DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Win at Merrittville

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THOROLD, ON — official release —  Cody McPherson, of St. Catharines, Ontario, claimed victory in the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series 50-lap race Saturday night at Merrittville Speedway. Brad Rouse was first to lead before Cody McPherson took control along the backstretch of lap 1. By lap 11 the leaders were into lap traffic. James Michael Friesen took second from Rouse down the …

PST: Zimbardi Continues Canadian Dominance At Brockville Ontario Speedway

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BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO — official release — Pam Zimbardi Photo — Back in 2006, Jared Zimbardi was closing in on his first career Patriot Sprint Tour Feature win, leading at Brockville Ontario Speedway when he got caught up in lapped traffic and handed the lead over to Rick Wilson, who would score the win.  Eight years later, the roles were seemingly …

SUPER DIRTcar: Danny Johnson Rockets to Third 2014 Victory at Merrittville

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THOROLD, ONTARIO — official release — Alex and Helen Bruce Photos — “The Doctor” Danny Johnson is on a roll, picking up his second consecutive Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series win. The Rochester, N.Y., Modified driver rocketed to victory in Merrittville Speedway’s annual 100-lap Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial, fending off challenges from strong local runners to pick up …

WOO: Patience Pays Off for Donny Schatz; Five-Time Champ Wins at Autodrome Drummond

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DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — official release — Luc Marin Photo — Donny Schatz charged past lapped cars and his competition Saturday night at Autodrome Drummond on the way to his 10th World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win of the season. Schatz, who spent much of the race in his fifth place starting position, had his patience pay off as his …