Leffler Chili Bowl Fundraiser Nets $50,000 Donation

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February 13, 2014 — team release — photo courtesy — BROWNSBURG, IN — Tony Stewart Racing (TSR) would like to wish all of their fans and supporters a huge thank you. With your support, TSR has been able to make a $50,000 donation to the Charlie Dean Leffler Discretionary Trust. We appreciate all of you who donated to the Charles Dean Leffler …

AUDIO/PODCAST: Open wheel chatter, Rolex wrap-up make for hilarious headliners on newest Motorsports Madness

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January 28, 2014 — RaceChaser Online/Speed77 Radio audio — CHARLOTTE, NC — If you missed last night’s brand-new episode of Motorsports Madness, brought to you by our partners at Speed77 Radio, boy did you miss the fun. And the best part is, we’ve got it right here for you. A special two-hour edition of the Madness was mad indeed, with a full recap …

Nick Graziano Blog: Who’s Where In Sprint Cup Driver’s Seats For 2014

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Blog By RaceChaser Staff Writer Nick Graziano – Photo Courtesy Getty Images/NASCAR – With 2014 now upon us, Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway is right around the corner. Most NASCAR drivers will suit up in their new fire suits and hop back in the car they stepped out of in November. But like every year, there are several …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Mike Fedorcak continues to captivate the midget world with revolutionary Munchkins

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January 1, 2014 — Audio and story by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — Chris Seelman photo — ROANOKE, IN — If you ask any race fan who makes an annual pilgrimage to the Rumble in Fort Wayne midget races, chances are you’ll hear at least one comment about the legendary Munchkins. And no, we’re not talking about …

AUDIO/SPECIAL FEATURE: Passion for racing brings Stewart back to his roots at the Rumble

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December 30, 2013 — Audio, cover photo and story by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — FORT WAYNE, IN — For three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart, there’s nothing like a homecoming party in the middle of winter. And every year, the Columbus, Indiana native and motorsports icon makes it a point to return …

AUDIO/RUMBLE FEATURE: Lou Cicconi makes Rumble return as a 2013 champion

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December 28, 2013 – Audio, cover photo and story by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online – FORT WAYNE, IN – For the man so slick his nickname is “Liquid”, Lou Cicconi has been as smooth as silk on the racetrack in 2013. Cicconi, who won an A-feature at the Rumble in 2008 and remains the only …

“The King” of the Outlaws calls 2014 Farewell Tour – Will Again Race For Tony Stewart

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Story by RaceChaser Online Correspondent Steven Ovens – Photo Credit to TonyStewartRacing.com- We all knew this day would come some day.  We probably have just tried to suppress the idea for years that at some point, The King of the Outlaws was going to finally call it a career and step out of his famous #11.  Well race fans, that …

Max Papis In For Stewart at Watkins Glen

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Aug. 6, 2013 – By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service –  Max Papis will drive the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet in relief of injured Tony Stewart in the Cheez-It 355 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race this weekend at Watkins Glen International, SHR announced Tuesday afternoon. Papis, 43, a road-course ace, tested the No. 14 Chevy for Stewart-Haas on …

AUDIO: Sprint Car Racer Joe Trenca: The Tony Stewart 360 Shootout Wreck Was “A Graveyard of Cars”

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Baldwinsville, N.Y. – For 16-year-old Sprint Car racer Joe Trenca, last Tuesday night was definitely an attention-getter.  The Mucci Motorsports Team had worked all season to find the setup that the “Salt City Flyer” was looking for in his No. 98 and they finally had it for the feature event.  Starting mid-pack, Joe had charged his way by several cars …

Emery Wins 360 Smoke Shootout; Two Drivers Injured In Scary Lap 6 Crash

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Canandaigua, N.Y. – July 17, 2013 – By Steven Ovens – After Tony Stewart’s first scheduled appearance at Canandaigua Motorsports Park with the UNOH All-Star Series fell to rain on June 11th, the 360 Smoke Shootout was scheduled by promoter Jeremie Corcoran.  The new show’s format was simple- take the best 360 and 305 sprint drivers in Western and Central …

Kasey Kahne-Tony Stewart Tickets For Fulton Speedway July, 17 Show Now On Sale

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FULTON, NY – June 11,2013 (By Dave Medler)- Excitement has been building since it was announced Kasey Kahne and Tony Stewart would be bringing their 410 Sprint Cars to race on Wednesday, July 17, continuing their on track NASCAR Battles to the dirt of the Fulton Speedway. On that night Tracey Road Equipment and A-Verdi Storage Containers presents the UNOH …

NASCAR SPRINT CUP: JJ’s Loss is Smoke’s Gain at Dover

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By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service DOVER, Del. — A penalty to Jimmie Johnson was all Tony Stewart needed to break out of a four-month slump. After Johnson was assessed a drive-through penalty for jumping the final restart — a sanction Johnson protested vehemently — Stewart passed Juan Pablo Montoya on Lap 398 of 400 to win Sunday’s FedEx …