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Record-holding female motorcyclist to speak at Lincoln Highway event

By Nicole Chynoweth
When Stacey Bortz showed up to a motorcycle drag race with her custom Harley-Davidson, the reputation of the bike preceded her, as it had been ...

Engine roar lures fans to Fayette County Fair Demolition Derby
By Evan Sanders
The scent of fresh popcorn mingles with that of burning antifreeze and the sweet smell of petrol. It’s a hot summer evening at Chevron Outdoor Arena ...
Apollo’s Flick becomes 3rd-generation Sprint Car champion
By Thomas Zuck
The passage of time was on display Friday night at Lernerville Speedway. A.J. Flick, 22, of Apollo won his first Sprint Car championship, and 78-year ...
Pair of Lernerville titles on the line
By Thomas Zuck
The final two championships of 2015 will be decided Friday night at Lernerville Speedway. A.J. Flick looks to close in on his first Sprint Car ...
Ganassi: IndyCar needs to improve safety in wake of Wilson death
By Ralph N. Paulk
In the aftermath of a bizarre accident that killed IndyCar driver Justin Wilson at Pocono on Sunday, auto racing is again under heightened scrutiny, particularly ...
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury
By The Associated Press
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. …
Swartzlander eases frustration with 90th career victory at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
Brian Swartzlander didn’t just shrug the monkey off his back Friday night at Lernerville Speedway. Swartzlander, of Leechburg, a seven-time track champion in the V-8 ...
5 wins in 6 races made Williamson Lernerville’s first champ of 2015
By Thomas Zuck
Last week, Mat Williamson became the first driver to clinch a 2015 Lernerville Speedway championship, and he did it in style. After a so-so start to ...
Ferree wins Late Model feature, nears 6th Lernerville title
By Thomas Zuck
Championship battles are beginning to crystallize at Lernerville Speedway. After Friday night’s races, three of the four division championships are undecided with two more nights ...
Sprint car driver dies in crash at Mechanicsburg track
By The Associated Press
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sprint car driver James Campbell Jr. was killed Friday night in a crash at Williams Grove Speedway. The Cumberland County Coroner’s Office said Campbell, from Feasterville, died after striking the wall on the half-mile banked clay oval. The accident happened during warm-up laps. The speedway canceled the rest of the ...
Busy slate affects points racing at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
Even though points racing at Lernerville Speedway doesn’t end until Aug. 28, the next two weeks will go a long way in determining the final ...
Top drivers endure rough night of racing at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
It was another rough night for frontrunners Friday at Lernerville Speedway. The first heat race was a harbinger. Scott Priester was leading comfortably on the final ...
Leechburg driver McPherson trying to hold on at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
With just four weeks remaining in the regular season, the Sportsman Stock division at Lernerville Speedway is beginning to tighten. Two-time champion Corey McPherson of Leechburg ...
Top-notch drivers enjoy productive night at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
It was a good night for champions, former champions and those who want to win another championship at Lernerville Speedway. Carl Bowser, Mat Williamson, Alex Ferree ...
Lux takes over driving duties from Swartzlander
By Thomas Zuck
Sometimes a change is needed. That’s the conclusion car owner Jim Detman and driver Brian Swartzlander came to after two years of Swartzlander driving the No. ...
Chip Ganassi Racing adds new investor
By The Associated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman agreed to buy an interest in the race team owned by Fox Chapel resident Chip Ganassi. Kauffman’s defection to Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates means he could bring driver Clint Bowyer with him to the organization. CGR already fields cars ...