ESS: Friesen Romps From Pole to Win Empire Super Sprints Go at Fonda Speedway

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FONDA, N.Y. — official track release — ESS photo — When Stewart Friesen drew the pole for Friday night’s Empire Super Sprints feature at Fonda Speedway, his competitors knew they were in trouble. Friesen has dominated Fonda’s modified action through 2015 and proven his ability in a sprint car by beating Donny Schatz at Oshweken, so starting the 25-lapper from …

ESS: Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Return to Weedsport on Sunday After Four-Year Hiatus

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – official series release — The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints are set to continue their season this Sunday night at Weedsport Speedway, the first time since July 2011 that the series has visited the historic facility. Sunday’s event will be run in conjunction with the Empire Super Sprint Hall of Fame induction that takes place at 3 p.m. at the Dirt …

ESS: Tentative 2015 Empire Super Sprints Schedule Released

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — The tentative 2015 schedule for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints has been released. The 32nd Anniversary Tour will see the series visit New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Vermont as well as Ontario and Quebec in Canada. 33 dates make up the calendar, with five dates …

NSCS/ESS: Tony Stewart Cleared of Charges By Grand Jury in Ward Jr. Death Investigation

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — staff report — Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America photo — Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will not face charges stemming from the Aug. 9 accident that resulted in the death of sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr. Ontario County (N.Y.) District Attorney Michael Tantillo made the announcement Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 24). Tantillo said a grand jury, …

AUDIO/FEATURE: ‘Thursday Night Thunder’ Returns To Rolling Wheels Raceway Thursday June 26th Under DIRTcar Ownership

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ELBRIDGE, NY — Story By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — DIRTcar Photo — After what was a rather confusing off-season for race fans surrounding the Rolling Wheels Raceway- the gates will once again swing open this coming Thursday for their first installment of ‘Thursday Night Thunder’. At the Gater Racing News Motorsports Expo this year, it …

ESS: Mark Smith Keeps the Cash with Mach1 Selinsgrove Win

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SELINSGROVE, PA — official release — Mark Smith ended T.J. Stutts’ domination of Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint (ESS)  events at the Selinsgrove Speedwayon Saturday night as he captured the Mach 1 Chassis Spectacular, E&V Energy Tour of America 25-lap A-Main event.  The win allowed Smith to pocket the $3,175 top prize. “Feels pretty good to win some of our money back when …

ESS: Empire Sprints Return to Selinsgrove Speedway for Mach 1 Chassis Spectacular

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SYRACUSE, NY — official release — Its been a long three weeks since the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) kicked off their 31st consecutive point season opener at Can-Am Motorsports Park. Now the popular tour is ready to tackle the famed Selinsgrove Speedway with the Mach 1 Chassis Spectacular on Saturday night, May 17th. The 25 lap A-Main will pay a …

Brewerton Speedway: Tour Wins To Dylan Swiernik And Rocky Warner; Jason Amidon And Joe Isabell Visit Victory Lane

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BREWERTON, NY – AUGUST 16, 2013 (By Dave Medler) – A perfect weather night, a large crowd and a full pits greeted everyone at the Brewerton Speedway Friday on Schneider Packaging Equipment Night. In the pits, over thirty Lucas Oil Empire Sprints and almost thirty SUNY Canton Sportsman signed in to do battle in round-four of the Industrial Tire Of …