Outlaw Speedway released their 2021 plans. Facing the uncertainty of COVID-19, new variants and the current vaccine push, it would be easy to take a wait-and-see approach. However, with a proven blueprint from 2020, Outlaw Speedway forged ahead with racing plans for the balance of the spring…

Demonstrating DIRTcar fandom and support for modified racing changed drastically in 2020 with limits and restrictions placed on fan attendance. Local tracks such as Land of Legends Raceway, and Genesee and Outlaw Speedway offered pay-per-view programming while contesting regular races during…

Matt Sheppard shrugged off the bounty once again at Outlaw Speedway, winning in dominant form as he claimed his third straight Modified division triumph. The victory is the seventh on the year at Outlaw for “Super” Matt.

At Land of Legends, the social distancing chess match continues. Fans were not allowed to attend the race in the grandstands this week, as they have the last several. Ultimately, rain dampened the feature program, but not before Dave Marcuccilli, Kevin Ridley and Jimmy Grant parked in victory lane.

WATKINS GLEN — It’s a true shame there won’t be any NASCAR Cup Series racing at Watkins Glen this year, because it has been voted America’s “Best NASCAR Track” for the fourth time in five years in USA Today’s 10 Best Online Readers’ Choice competition, as announced in a press release sent to…

A strangely quiet racing week culminated in an equally strange finish at Outlaw Speedway. In a typical season, we are discussing midway point leaders at this juncture. Instead, we see a number of tracks remaining dormant or re-closing with the end of the season looming only a short four or f…

Two of Weedsport Speedway’s biggest events have been canceled. The Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame 100 on July 26 and the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Empire State Challenge on Aug. 1 have fallen victim to the ongoing public health crisis and the inability to allow fans ont…

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WATKINS GLEN — The public health crisis created by the novel coronavirus has affected the sports world in every way possible.

With near-perfect summer weather, the Independence Day weekend offered plenty of opportunities to celebrate our nation’s birth and the freedoms we enjoy. It was a metaphoric backdrop of sorts, as fans flocked to area racetracks to gather and celebrate the local stars and touring action.


WATKINS GLEN — The Finger Lakes Wine Festival has been canceled and Watkins Glen International's upcoming racing schedule altered by the COVID-19 crisis, track officials announced Friday.

Until we had snow Friday, the weather throughout the early part of spring had been relatively favorable. However, stay-at-home orders have been extended through April 29, with hopes of reducing the impact of COVID-19.

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WATKINS GLEN — A full field of NTT IndyCar Series drivers, including reigning series champion Josef Newgarden and seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, is set to compete at Watkins Glen International in the inaugural IndyCar iRacing Challenge Saturday.

Utica-Rome Speedway has entered into an agreement with Thunder Mountain Speedway to create a dual championship program titled the “Backroads Battle.”

The entry list for the inaugural Sunshine Swing is growing. Tyler Siri and Jeremy Smith are bringing multi-car operations to Lake City, Fla.’s All-Tech Raceway for the Short Track Super Series February mini-series.

Mat Williamson defended an 18-point advantage in the final 40-lap feature of the year to collect his first career Super DIRTcar Series championship, the first time a Canadian driver has accomplished the feat.