RADIO: Motorsports Madness #142 — Sept. 18, 2017

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Click below to listen to the 142nd of the Motorsports Madness show from the Performance Motorsports Network, which featured special guest Bill Shea from Utica-Rome Speedway talking about the change from big-lock to small block modifieds at several New York dirt tracks, including his own!

SDW AUDIO/FEATURE: Alan Johnson’s ‘Little Budget Team That Could’ Keeps Chugging Along

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Looking back several years ago, Alan Johnson was a driver that appeared to be heading into the final chapter of what has been a storied career on the dirt.

NORTHEAST: Smith Does Pennsylvania Posse Proud; Wins $10,000 Cole Cup

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It was a battle right down to the end, but Mark Smith made the Pennsylvania Posse proud by capturing Sunday night’s Gates-Cole Insurance/A-Verdi Storage Containers Cole Cup at the Utica-Rome Speedway.

NORTHEAST: Williams Grove, Selinsgrove & Utica-Rome Team Up for Mid-Atlantic Crown

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SELINSGROVE, Pa. – official release — Selinsgrove Speedway photo — Williams Grove, Selinsgrove, and Utica-Rome Speedways, in partnership with the United Racing Club (URC) and Empire Super Sprint (ESS) organizations, announced one of the biggest weekends for 360 sprint car racing in the United States July 29-31 with the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Crown. More than $80,000 in prize money will be …

ROC: Utica-Rome’s New Yorker Becomes Race of Champions Dirt Modified Crown Jewel Event

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VERNON, N.Y. – official press release — In a joint statement on Monday, Race of Champions steward Joe Skotnicki and Utica-Rome Speedway owners Bill and Kim Shea announced a partnership to present the speedway’s annual fall event as the New Yorker Race of Champions 200. The event will be held on Sept. 9-10, 2016. “One of the first goals with …

Broadslidin’ Blog: Rocky Warner Really Is That Good; Crate Motor Passes Dyno Test At Utica-Rome

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PENN YAN, N.Y. — Blog by Race Chaser Online New York Dirt Correspondent Steven Ovens — Jeremiah Fish photo — ‘That guy is winning too much, he MUST be cheating!’ ‘He’s beating us and WE’RE not legal, he must NOT be legal either!’ How many times have your heard that at your local short track?  I don’t know about you …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Mike Welch Reloads For 2015; Looks To Dethrone Stefanski At CMP

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Story and audio by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Turn 5 Live photo — When you come off a season where you absolutely put a whoopin’ on the competition in 2013 with over a dozen wins and another track championship — the sky was the limit for veteran full-fendered racer Mike Welch last …

DIRT MODS: Weedsport Speedway To Crown USA Sportsman Champion In 2015

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WEEDSPORT, NY — official release — Upstate Sportsman Alliance Photo — Officials from five prominent Central New York tracks, with support from FX Caprara Car Companies, are excited to announce the formation of the FX Caprara Car Companies Upstate Sportsman Alliance (USA), a cooperative initiative designed to organize sportsman racing events within the region. Track promoters Jimmy Phelps (Weedsport), Jeremie Corcoran …

Andretti Autosport Duo and Utica-Rome Owner Bill Shea Headline Motorsports Madness at 7 Eastern on PMN

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Dalton Kellett/Shawn Gritzmacher photos — Open wheel fever will invade Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online’s Motorsports Madness tonight as Andretti Autosport young guns Zach Veach (2014 Indy Lights) and Dalton Kellett (2015 Pro Mazda) hit the airwaves to discuss their upcoming campaigns and more on the two-hour live broadcast, …