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Scott set to make NASCAR Hall of Fame history

By Ralph N. Paulk
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Wendell Scott often said his only passion was to drive fast cars. Even though many racetrack owners slammed the door in is ...

Chase Elliott to replace retiring Gordon in No. 24 car
By Ralph N. Paulk
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Chase Elliott, the reigning Xfinity Series champion, will replace four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon in the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet of ...
NASCAR notebook: Penske eager to build on strong 2014
By Ralph N. Paulk
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — No owner has won more Indianapolis 500s than Roger Penske. However, until Brad Keselowski captured Team Penske’s only Sprint Cup title in 2012, the most revered owner in motorsports history was looking up to the NASCAR competition. Even though Keselowski and Joey Logano failed in their bids ...
4-time NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon makes 2015 season his last
By The Associated Press
Jeff Gordon knew midway through last season that he had just one more year in him. NASCAR’s most charismatic driver, the man behind the wheel of ...
Harvick claims 1st Sprint Cup title
By The Associated Press
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Kevin Harvick charged through the field, picking off car after car, passing two other title contenders on a series of restarts. As ...
Lanigan continues World of Outlaws success
By Thomas Zuck
After years of frustration, Darrell Lanigan has Lernerville Speedway figured out. Lanigan won the inaugural World of Outlaws Working Man 50 for Late Models on Friday night. Lanigan, the current WoO points leader and defending champion, has won three of the past four WoO races at Lernerville, including the Firecracker 100 ...
Fosnaught unshaken by rain delay, wins 1st championship at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
Jim Fosnaught wanted to win his first championship on the track rather than have a rain delay take out the final night of points racing ...
Fosnaught focuses on winning stock championship
By Thomas Zuck
Lernerville Speedway will, weather permitting, wrap up its championships Friday night. Three of the four division crowns were decided last week, and all that remains is ...
Gorring hopes to meet simple goals
By Gary Gibson
The 2014 racing season at Motordrome Speedway is a goal-fulfilled year for Chad Gorring. Being able to win a feature race and to complete ...
Race fans get the opportunity to rev up at Lernerville Speedway
By Photos and Story By   Erica S. Dietz
Thunder roars on Friday nights during the summer in Cabot. The dust rises from Lernerville Speedway, a dirt auto-racing track, and the crowd’s cheers rise ...
Track policies, driver etiquette take front row in aftermath of Ward-Stewart incident
By Bill West
With more than 50 people gathered before him, race official Greg Wheeling wasted no time addressing the engine-hot issue in the sprint car world during ...
Drivers clinch Lernerville points titles in style
By Thomas Zuck
The penultimate night of points racing at Lernerville Speedway brought a measure of clarity in the four championship races. Three of the four were decided ...
Lernerville drivers savor racing in multiple divisions
By Thomas Zuck
As competitors, Brian Swartzlander and Dave Murdick probably don’t come to a consensus all that often. But there is one thing they agree on: They plan ...
Stewart pulls out of NASCAR race at Watkins Glen after fatal crash
By The Associated Press
CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, ...
Allmendinger continues improbable run with victory
By The Associated Press
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — AJ Allmendinger’s journey almost is complete. With a new contract, sponsor extensions and a solid one-car team at JTG Daugherty Racing, ...
Wampum man unwraps Sprint Car win at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
Brandon Matus celebrated his 20th birthday in the best way possible. Matus won his second Sprint Car feature of the season Friday night at Lernerville Speedway. “I ...