Fonda hosts Super DIRTcar Series

September 26 Mohawk 100 – $30,000 purse pays $6,000-to-win

FONDA, N.Y. – September 21, 2015 – The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series heads to Fonda Fairgrounds for the 20th event of the season, the Mohawk 100 Saturday, September 26.

Matt Sheppard, driver of the FX Caprara No. 9h and a three-time Series champion, will arrive at Fonda as the point leader on the strength of four series’ wins.

Sheppard leads Brett Hearn by 92 points. Hearn has a sterling record of success on Fonda’s flat half-mile. The “Jersey Jet” won last year’s Mohawk 100, which was the first appearance by the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds at Fonda since 2003.

Hearn has won three of the last four SDS races at Fonda and he has eight series’ win over his career.

Sheppard and Hearn will go up against 2015 Fonda champion Stewart Friesen, defending Super DIRTcar Series champion Billy Decker, Jimmy Phelps, Pat Ward, Larry Wight, Tim Fuller and top local runners Ronnie Johnson of Duanesburg and Jeff Trombley of Altamont.

Saturday’s race card includes the Hondo Classic 50 for DIRTcar Pro Stocks. Post time is 7 p.m.

For more information on the Super DIRTcar Series, visit www.SuperDIRTcarSeries.com, www.fondaspeedway.com, SuperDIRTWeekOnline.com, follow on Twitter @SuperDIRTcar, and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DIRTcar.

Thompson Residents Invited to SCCA Race October 9 & 10

75 Logo FINALWednesday, September 16, 2015
Thompson Ct.

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) is inviting all Thompson, CT residents to the Sports Car Club of America race on October 9 & 10, with free admission.

The John Stim Memorial and NERRC Championship Finale will take place Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 and will feature a wide variety of sports cars, open wheel cars, vintage race cars, and GT cars racing on the 1.7 mile road course at TSMP. With two full days of racing action, this event will see close to 100 cars take to the track. Admission to the race also includes access to the pit area for spectators of all ages, giving fans an up close look at the race cars participating in the event.

Tickets are also available for non-Thompson residents, and can be purchased at the gate on Friday or Saturday for $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for Seniors, US Military or Veterans, or $5.00 for Juniors. As always, kids 5 and under are free. Thompson residents must show valid ID or proof of residence in order to receive free admission.

For more information about the John Stim Memorial at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, click here (link is external).

NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour and Twin Late Model Stocks from South Boston on 9-19-2015.

South Boston Speedway 9-19-2015
NASCAR Whelen Modified South Boston 150
Bowling, Pulliam, Seuss Take the Wins!!!

Ben Lookabill Racing Correspondent

On the card tonight is Twin 75’s for the Late Model Stocks and 150 Laps for the Southern Modified Tour.

5 Lee Pulliam wins the opening race in the Whelen All American late model series at SOBO tonight, bringing him one step closer to his 3rd national championship in that series
5 Lee Pulliam wins the opening race in the Whelen All American late model series at SOBO tonight, bringing him one step closer to his 3rd national championship in that series
Austin Thaxton takes the pole for the first LMS 75 lap feature with Matt Bowling on the outside. On the start Thaxton roars to the lead over Bowling. On lap 38 Lee Pulliam takes the lead and starts to pull away. Pulliam would lead the rest of the way to take the win. Austin Thaxton comes homes second and Matt Bowling is third. Pulliam drew 7 for the second race invert.

The Southern Modified Tour lined up for 150 Laps. Bobby Measamer shocked everybody by taking his first Pole Position over Andy Seuss. On the green Seuss takes the lead off turn two over Measamer and James Civali. Seuss opens up a pretty good gap over the rest of the field. The Caution Flag flies on Lap 63 for a spin by James Civali. On the restart George Brunhozel leads the field to Green over Seuss. Seuss would bang his way past Brunhozel back to the point. Danny Bohn would spin on Lap 112 to bring out the caution. On the restart Seuss goes back to the lead over Brunhozel. Seuss would pull away to take his third win of the season and his third at South Boston. Brunhozel was second and Measamer was third. Seuss also takes over the point lead by 10 over Burt and Jason Myers.

11 Andy Seuss wins the Whelen Southern Modified Tour race at SOBO tonight.
11 Andy Seuss wins the Whelen Southern Modified Tour race at SOBO tonight.

The Late Models rolled out for the second 75 Lap feature of the night. Johnny Cash and Mark Keesee, Jr would lead the field to Green. Nathan Crews takes the lead going down the back stretch over Cash. Matt Bowling moves to the point and brings Lee Pulliam with him. Bowling pulls out to a big lead over Lee Pulliam. Bowling takes the win. Eric Winslow passes Pulliam late in the race to take second over Pulliam in third. Bowling gets his fifth win of the year and his second track championship. Lee Pulliam came in tonight races leading the National Points. That Championship results will be announced Wednesday.

83 Matt Bowling wins the track championship in the late model division for the 2nd time in his career.
83 Matt Bowling wins the track championship in the late model division for the 2nd time in his career.

Pit Notes: The next event on the schedule for the Whelen Southern Modified Tour will be October 3rd at Hickory Motor Speedway.

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(Photo Credits James Price )

Results
Late Model Stock Race 1
1 Lee Pulliam
2 Austin Thaxton
3 Matt Bowling
4 Ronald Hill
5 Nathan Crews
6 Mark Keesee, Jr
7 Johnny Cash
8 Eric Winslow
9 Stacy Puryear
10 Matt Taylor
11 Mike Chambers
12 Richard Hayden
13 Chris Crosby
14 Thomas Chappell
15 Peyton Sellers
16 Joey Conner
17 Marshall Glass
18 Colin Garrett

Late Model Stock Race 2
1 Matt Bowling
2 Eric Winslow
3 Lee Pulliam
4 Austin Thaxton
5 Ronald Hill
6 Mark Keesee, Jr
7 Stacy Puryear
8 Johnny Cash
9 Nathan Crews
10 Matt Taylor
11 Mike Chambers
12 Richard Hayden
13 Chris Crosby
14 Thomas Chappell
15 Peyton Sellers
16 Joey Conner
17 Marshall Glass
18 Colin Garrett

Southern Modified Tour 150
1 Andy Seuss
2 George Brunhozel
3 Bobby Measamer, Jr
4 Frank Flemming
5 Jeremy Gerstner
6 Burt Myers
7 Jason Myers
8 Kyle Ebersole
9 Trey Hutchens
10 James Civali
11 Danny Bohn
12 David Calabrese
13 Kyle Bonsignore
14 Gary Putnam
15 A.J. Winstead

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