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Carl Myers Northeast Modified Hall of Fame Award Winning Car Owner

Weedsport, NY — May 20, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, Northeast Modified Hall of Fame Selection Committee Successful sportsman and businessman Carl Myers from Springwater, New York will receive the Northeast Modified Hall of Fame ‘Gene DeWitt Outstanding Car Owner’ Award in 2008. The 17th annual induction ceremonies are scheduled for Sunday, May 25 on the Cayuga County Fairgrounds in conjunction with the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series event at the adjacent speedway. Most familiar in the area racing fraternity during the new millennium as the driving force behind …

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Burgess & Marotta Receive Northeast Hall of Fame Recognition

Weedsport, NY — May 19, 2008 – By Gary Spaid, Northeast Modified Hall of Fame Selection Committee Long-time ‘voices of Syracuse’ and DIRTcar Racing NorthEast, Jack Burgess and Joe Marotta have been named co-recipients of the 2008 Leonard J. Sammons Jr. Memorial Award which recognizes outstanding contributions to auto racing. Burgess and Marotta will be honored when the 17th annual Northeast Modified Hall of Fame induction ceremonies take place Sunday, May 25 on the Cayuga County Fairgrounds in conjunction with the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series event at the …

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‘Fuzzy’ VanHorn Earns Place In Northeast Modified Hall Of Fame

Weedsport, NY — May 16, 2008 – By Gary E. Rowe, Northeast Modified Hall of Fame Selection Committee Garden State legend Carl “Fuzzy” VanHorn has been selected as a 2008 inductee into the Northeast Modified Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies are scheduled for Sunday, May 25 on the Cayuga County Fairgrounds in conjunction with the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series event at the adjacent speedway. Recognized around the Northeast behind the wheel of his familiar yellow no. 71e Modifieds for 45 years, Van Horn earned a reputation as a …

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UMP DIRTcar Racing Weekly Update: Hot Start Has Kentucky’s Randle Sweeney On Top Of National Modified Points

Evansville, IN — HIS TURN?: Randle Sweeney already knows what it feels like to lose the UMP DIRTcar Modified national points title. Maybe this year the Clifty, Ky., veteran will be able to experience the joy of winning the championship. Sweeney, 43, is certainly off and running toward his first career UMP DIRTcar national crown. He’s burst out of the gate strong with seven feature wins at four different tracks through May 10, putting him atop the national Modified points standings. “Sure, I’d like to win the national championship,” said …

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Wayne Reutimann Elected Into NE Modified Hall of Fame

Weedsport, NY — May 14, 2008 – By Herb Anastor, Northeast Modified Hall of Fame Selection Committee Sunshine State standout Wayne Reutimann has been selected as a 2008 inductee into the Northeast Modified Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies are scheduled for Sunday, May 25 on the Cayuga County Fairgrounds in conjunction with the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series event at the adjacent speedway. The younger brother of Class of ‘97 Hall of Famer Buzzie Reutimann, Wayne followed his famous sibling from Zephyrhills, Florida to the dirt tracks of the …

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DIRTcar NorthEast Regional Point Titles On The Line

Weedsport, NY — May 13, 2008 – By Tom Skibinski, DIRTcar Racing NorthEast PR Director With the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Series and Mr. DIRTcar Championship Series underway for Big-Block Modified, 358-Modified and Sportsman Modified teams, so has begun the chase for the coveted regional points titles in DIRTcar Racing NorthEast’s open-wheel divisions. Central New York standout Jimmy Phelps, New Jersey superstar Brett Hearn and Western Pennsylvania veteran Brian Swartzlander are looking to reclaim their regional crowns in Big-Block competition, with Hearn already topping the Eastern Region points chart …

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