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Rick’s Racing Roundup: A Closer Look at Clarion’s Michael Bauer

Rick’s Racing Roundup: A Closer Look at Clarion’s Michael Bauer

| June 18, 2019

It was another rain-plagued weekend for racers and fans in Western Pennsylvania.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Franklin’s Lux Picks Up Second Win at Thunder Mountain

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Franklin’s Lux Picks Up Second Win at Thunder Mountain

| June 11, 2019

For what seemed like the first time this season, the rain was not a factor for local racing this past weekend. (Photo: Franklin’s Matt Lux was back in victory lane Friday at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Photo by Penny Kay Things got started Friday with Franklin driver Matt Lux continuing his strong start to the season […]

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Two Venango County Racers Score Their First Wins of 2019

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Two Venango County Racers Score Their First Wins of 2019

| May 21, 2019

After countless cancellations over the past two months, Mother Nature finally released her stranglehold on the local racing scene this past weekend with fans and racers greeted by blue skies and sun at area race tracks to everyone’s delight.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of Champions to Invade Area This Weekend

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of Champions to Invade Area This Weekend

| April 30, 2019

It was another frustrating weekend for race fans and racers as rain washed away racing action across Ohio and western Pennsylvania once again.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Flinner Making a Name for Itself

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Flinner Making a Name for Itself

| April 23, 2019

Not only do April showers bring May flowers, but they also bring canceled races.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Weekly Racing Action Returns to Michaels’ Mercer Raceway in 2019

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Weekly Racing Action Returns to Michaels’ Mercer Raceway in 2019

| March 26, 2019

MERCER, Pa. – Spring is here and that means the western Pennsylvania racing season is just around the corner!

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Rick Rarer: Race Car Show Underway at Cranberry Mall

Rick Rarer: Race Car Show Underway at Cranberry Mall

| March 23, 2019

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Scenes from the Race Car Show held Wednesday, March 21, to Sunday, March 24, at the Cranberry Mall. Photos by Rick Rarer.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Powell Secures Track Championship at Thunder Mountain

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Powell Secures Track Championship at Thunder Mountain

| September 18, 2018

While the south was being terrorized by Hurricane Florence, sunny skies graced Northwest Pennsylvania where Thunder Mountain Speedway completed their season championship races this past Friday.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Despite Rainy Weather, Plenty of News as Racing Season Begins to Wind Down

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Despite Rainy Weather, Plenty of News as Racing Season Begins to Wind Down

| September 11, 2018

Despite a rainy weekend, there was still plenty of news this past week as the local racing season begins to wind down.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Racing Action was Fast and Furious with Plenty of Champions Crowned

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Racing Action was Fast and Furious with Plenty of Champions Crowned

| August 28, 2018

The final weekend of area racing before Labor Day found plenty of action and several champions crowned.

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