Driver: Cody McPherson
Hometown: St. Catharines, Ont.
Divisions: DIRT.car Sportsman/Various local speedways.
Lowdown: McPherson is a talented young driver who won the DIRT.car Sportsman feature race at Freedom Motorsports Park last Friday. The Canadian began his career at age 5 in Go-Karts at Merrittville Speedway with occasional trips to Ransomvill…
Over the years, the late Pete Loretto Jr. captured many personal racing memories for those in the local racing community by making and presenting to them homemade collages. Loretto spent hours gathering articles and pictures from various racing publications of individual racing personalities and then affixing those items to poster boards.
It was a real feather in one's…
Lancaster: IHRA Drag Racing/Supercharged Bounty Hunters, Friday, 6:30 p.m. Mopar Day, Saturday ,1 p.m.
Ransomville: Ladies Night, Friday, 7:15 p.m.
Freedom: NY6A Micro Sprints, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Little Valley: Spring Super Late Model Special, Friday, 7 p.m.
Genesee: Dirt Track Racing, Saturday, 6 p.m.
Merrittville: 4-Cylinder Triple Cro…
The Stout Racing team took some advice from an old friend, Freedom Motorsports Park promoter Bob Reis and all worked out in their moment of need as the team with driver Trent Stephens raced to Victory Lane before a nearly packed house in the International Supermodified Association 50, Saturday at Lancaster National Speedway and Dragway.
Also joining Stephens at Lancaste…
Top 8: Mike Nowak
Top ET: Jason Sobczynski
Mod ET: Ray Thurston IV
Bike/Sleds: Mike Peters
Street: Cody Winkowski
Outlaw Street: Doug Vanstrom
Limited Street: Jason Bezinque
ISMA Supermodifieds: Trent Stephens
Can-Am Midgets: Mack DeMan
Street Stocks: Rich Sharpe
4-Cylinders: Dave Milbrand Jr.
Driver: Jake Lyon
Divisions: Sportsman/Lancaster National
Lowdown: After launching a successful early career in road course Go-Kart competition at the Batavia road course facility at age 10, Lyon transferred over to the racing discipline of asphalt oval track stock cars when he was 17, competing principally at Lancaster National Speedway…
Dave McKnight Jr., resides in Brampton, Ont., but he's very familiar with the oval layout at Lancaster National Speedway and Dragway.
Early in his 30-year racing career, McKnight authored victories at Lancaster, initially with the Lucas Oil Can-Am Midget Racing Club and then with the International Supermodified Association.
McKnight, 57, and ISMA, both will return to…
WNY Racing / Week of May 29
Lancaster: IHRA Drag Racing-Buffalo Street Outlaws, Friday, 5 p.m.; Stock Cars-ISMA Supermodified/Can-Am Midget Doubleheader, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Holland: NASCAR Charger 50, Saturday, 6 p.m.
Ransomville: Patriot Sprint Tour, Friday, 7:15 p.m.
Freedom: Bellinger Electric Lightning Sportsman Series, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Genesee: RUSH C…
Crate Late Models: Jimmy Johnson
Sportsman: Sarah Johnson
Street Stocks: Byron Dewitt
Mini Stocks: James Gayton
Bandits: Jessica Traxler
SST Modifieds: Kirk Totten
Super Stocks: Dave Krawczyk
6-Cylinders: Ryan Hallett
4-Cylinders: Paul Flye
358 Modifieds: Chad Brachmann
Sportsman: James Michael Frie…
In his long career behind the wheel of various racing vehicles Scott Pruett has driven around the road course at Watkins Glen International, he does not recall ever having raced there in a taxi cab. If he did, however, it would not be all that surprising because he has raced just about everything else you can race at the Finger Lakes facility.
Pruett again back at The …
Driver: Eldon King III
Divisions: NASCAR Pro Modifieds: Holland
Late Models: Lancaster
Lowdown: King III is a second generation driver who is the son of retired 1993 Holland Late Model champion Eldon King Jr. After making his mark with scoring numerous wins and championships in Late Model style stock cars, King has added a family ow…
Graham Rahal is hoping to score a win in Sunday's 101st Indianapolis 500 and not just for the usual prestigious historical importance that it would represent. He also knows it would help remedy the present and turn around a current season in which the Verizon IndyCar Series veteran has scored only a pair of top-10 results in the first five races of 2017.
Rahal was in Bu…
The Little Valley Speedway is set to begin a milestone year when the dirt track located on the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds opens Sunday for its 20th consecutive season of stock car competition. The question now is, will this season be its last?
John Charlesworth has been president of the Cattaraugus County Agricultural Society for the last 23 years. The society promo…
This week's WNY auto racing
Lancaster: Stock Cars, Late Model Special, Thursday, 6:30 p.m.; Drag Racing, Al Hanna Jet Cars, Friday, 6 p.m.;
Holland: NASCAR Whelen Series/Fireworks, Saturday, 6 p.m.
Ransomville: Military Appreciation Night, Friday, 7:15 p.m.
Freedom: ULMS Super Late Model Ron Baker Memorial, Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Little Valley: Super Late Model/3…
Top ET: Brian Hitchcock
Mod ET: Ryan Ricketson
Bikes/Sleds: Lucas Salemi
Street: Ed Semlitsch
Outlaw Street: Jason Bezinque
Sportsman: Chuck Hossfeld
Street Stocks: Max Northem
4-Cylinders: Chris Pennell
NASCAR Pro Modifieds: Kirk Totten
NASCAR Chargers: Tim Welshans