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Friesen wins third straight Fonda title

August 21, 2014 The weather has wreaked havoc on the local racing scene all season, so why not on the final night of points battle at Fonda Speedway? With the first of two scheduled 22-lap A-mains for the modifieds... more »»

 
 
 
Fonda set to crown champions

August 14, 2014 It seems like only last month fans were scampering to the Rotterdam Square Mall for the annual Fonda Speedway car show, but here it is already, the final regular-season night of racing at the Track... more »»

DeLorenzo continues to work hard

August 7, 2014 One thing that can be said about Fonda Speedway promoter Matt DeLorenzo is that if he sees a problem, he tries to fix it. more »»

Ody to be honored at Fonda

July 31, 2014 For many years, Danny Ody was a familiar sight as a driver and a fan in the pit areas around the area. more »»

Honoring a friend of racing

July 24, 2014 The local racing family lost a good friend last year with the death of Bill Anagnostopulos. more »»

Billington finally wins at Fonda

July 17, 2014 When Floyd Billington started his racing career at Fonda Speedway in 1979, he almost immediately found his way to Victory Lane. Well, kind of. more »»

Point races tightening at area tracks

July 10, 2014 One little quirk in winning a track championship is you don’t need to win the most races, but you need consistent top-five finishes. more »»

Busy slate for holiday weekend

July 3, 2014 The Fourth of July weekend is a race-chaser’s paradise and budget buster. Sprint car fans can follow the Empire Super Sprint circuit for five straight nights on five different tracks. more »»

Promoters’ learning process continues

June 26, 2014 There was great anticipation for the 2014 racing season with new promoters at Fonda Speedway and Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. more »»

Glen Ridge set to move to Fridays

June 19, 2014 Glen Ridge Motorsports Park promoter Mike Sowle has done many things to draw drivers to the quarter-mile dirt trac. more »»

Hohenforst captures first win

June 12, 2014 Last season was rough for Josh Hohenforst, to the point where the Gloversville modified pilot was ready to call it a career. more »»

Variety keeping Varin busy

May 29, 2014 Danny Varin has proven himself behind the wheel of a big-block modified and a 305 sprinter on the CRSA circuit. more »»

Racing Around: Area tracks ready for holiday weekend

May 22, 2014 Memorial Day Weekend is always an exciting time at the local speedways, with bonus events added to the weekly race programs. more »»

Racing Around: Special weekend planned

May 8, 2014 It looks like it will be a special weekend for kids and moms at the local race tracks. more »»

Racing Around: Weather hampers area tracks

May 1, 2014 All you can do about the weather is complain about it. Showers last weekend cost Fonda Speedway a night of racing. Glen Ridge Motorsports Park was not at 100 percent even though its got its opener in. more »»

Racing Around: Glen Ridge ready for its opener

April 24, 2014 Mike Sowle has been around the sport of auto racing for a long time. But he admits that thinking about the season-opener this Sunday at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park has got him a bit nervous. more »»

Racing Around: Area tracks kicking off new season

April 17, 2014 The local racing season got off to a strong start last weekend, with Fonda Speedway and Lebanon Valley dropping their opening night green flags Saturday and Albany-Saratoga opening its gates Sunday... more »»

Racing Around: Fonda ready to kick off new season

April 10, 2014 Granted, since 1999 it has been a common sight seeing Matt DeLorenzo turning laps around Fonda Speedway. That hasn’t changed. more »»

Racing Around: Anticipation is high for new season

April 3, 2014 With new promoters at both Fonda Speedway and Glen Ridge Motorsports Park, to say the anticipation for the upcoming racing season is high would be an understatemen. more »»

Racing Around: Dunn cashes in at SDW

October 17, 2013 Two expressions come to mind when I look back at the NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at the New York State Fairgrounds — the fastest car does not always win the race and Syracuse … it is what it is. more »»

Racing Around: Warner ready for Syracuse

October 3, 2013 Winning on the mile track at the New York State Fairgrounds takes talent, patience and a whole lot of racing luck. One victory there can be a defining moment in a racer’s career. more »»

 
 

 

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