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Tri-City Speedway Sold; New Owner Looking to Bring Weekly Racing Back in 2020

Tri-City Speedway Sold; New Owner Looking to Bring Weekly Racing Back in 2020

| October 2, 2019

MERCER, Pa. (EYT) – After sitting idle this past season, there is finally some good news from one of Western Pennsylvania’s most popular race tracks. Merle Black of Mercer has purchased Tri-City Speedway, also known as Tri-City Raceway Park and has plans to bring weekly racing back to the famed dirt oval for the 2020 […]

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Titusville’s Bair Has Strong Weekend of Racing

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Titusville’s Bair Has Strong Weekend of Racing

| September 17, 2019

Plenty of special shows highlighted the action this past weekend as the local racing season starts to wind down.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Wearing Notched First Career Late Model Win at Lernerville

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Wearing Notched First Career Late Model Win at Lernerville

| August 13, 2019

You couldn’t ask for better weather this past weekend which meant plenty of racing options for fans and drivers. (Photo: Brandon Wearing scored his first career late model win Friday at Lernerville. Photo by Rick Rarer Photo) Fab four racing returned to Lernerville Speedway on Friday where a pair of new faces found victory lane. […]

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Polk Man Runs Through Victory Lane at Lernerville Speedway

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Polk Man Runs Through Victory Lane at Lernerville Speedway

| July 24, 2019

LERNERVILLE, Pa. – The weather was hot this past weekend and so was big block modified racer Jeremiah Shingledecker of Polk.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Franklin’s Exley Picks Up First Career Victory

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Franklin’s Exley Picks Up First Career Victory

| July 16, 2019

A break in the rain meant lots of racing action in Western Pennsylvania over the weekend, and one Franklin driver scored a big win during the Penn-Ohio Pro Stock Series visit to Stateline Speedway just across the border in Busti, N. Y.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Dale Blaney Wins Emotional Race at Sharon Honoring his Late-Father Lou

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Dale Blaney Wins Emotional Race at Sharon Honoring his Late-Father Lou

| July 10, 2019

The biggest crowd of the season filled Sharon Speedway this past Saturday to honor one of the area’s greatest racers of all time, Lou Blaney.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Local Driver Finds Victory Lane at Lernerville

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Local Driver Finds Victory Lane at Lernerville

| July 2, 2019

In between the thunderstorms, the weekend was hot and humid and most area tracks were able to dodge the severe storms and complete racing action.

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Wins by Blair, McCreadie Highlight Weekend of Racing Action

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Wins by Blair, McCreadie Highlight Weekend of Racing Action

| June 25, 2019

The biggest weekend of late model racing in Western Pennsylvania started off wet but ended hot with some great racing in front of a huge crowd at Lernerville Speedway.

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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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