Weekend Calendar: April 4th, 2015

Finally, after a few weeks of weather cancellations, cold temperatures, and wet/snowy conditions, the 2015 racing season in Northeast Ohio will kick off.

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ASPHALT

Columbus Motor Speedway – Weekly Racing – Gates Open at 5 PM – Racing at 7 PM – $12 Adult Admission – $4 Child Admission

DIRT

Attica Raceway Park – All Star Circuit of Champions – Gates Open at 4 PM – Racing Starts at 7 PM – $22 Adult Admission – $10 Child Admission

Hilltop Speedway – Weekly Racing – Gates Open at 3 PM – Racing at 5 PM – $10 Adult Admission

Top Videos of 2014: #9 Tim Westerfield Jr. Modified Feature Crashes

To kick off the 2015 season here at NEO Racing News, I am going to start by looking back at the Top 10 videos of 2014, based on views.  As always, remember to check out the more than 300 videos uploaded to the NEO Racing News YouTube Channel by clicking the link!

#9 – Tim Westerfield Jr. Modified Feature

Opening Day at Midvale Speedway was a chance for a fresh start for every team that rolled in that day.  But unfortunately for many of the modified division teams, it would also be their first chance to fix some sheet metal.  Spins and hard racing led to contact and carnage, including two examples from Tim Westerfield Jr.’s Ride Along camera.  All drivers were OK in both incidents.

Top Videos of 2014: #10 Brandon Leighton Hangover Race Feature

To kick off the 2015 season here at NEO Racing News, I am going to start by looking back at the Top 10 videos of 2014, based on views.  As always, remember to check out the more than 300 videos uploaded to the NEO Racing News YouTube Channel by clicking the link!

#10 – Brandon Leighton Hangover Race Feature (Whiskey Stock)

Bring on the snow, bring on the cold, drivers and fans alike were able to cope with conditions for Sandusky Speedway’s annual Wild Bill Hangover Race.  Its unique racing opportunities (as in, they race in any weather conditions) allowed for cars in three divisions to race in snow, slush, and ice.

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NEO Racing News Photo Selected For Speed51 Awards! VOTE TODAY!

GOOD NEWS EVERYBODY!

NEO Racing News Owner/Photographer Patrick Hahe had his photo of Ryan Cypher and Tigh Shaffer battling for the win at Lake County Speedway selected as one of the best 15 photos submitted for Speed51’s annual Speed51 Awards!

That means Patrick needs your help winning the Best Action Photo category!  Head over to http://www.speed51awards.com/ and vote for Modified checkered flag (Patrick Hahe)” in the “Action Photo of the Year” Category.

You can vote once per day per e-mail address, so please support the site and Patrick by voting every day if you can.  You do need to vote for one thing in every category for your vote to count!

If you’re looking for help on the rest of the categories, check out Ty Majeski for Pavement Driver of the Year, Harold Fair Jr. for Inspirational Driver of the Year, Adam Mackey for Best Track Announcer (Midvale), and Tony Staniszewski for Best Crash Photo of the year (Lorain).