2014 was the first full year of NEO Racing News videos, starting off with the annual Wild Bill Hangover Race in January, going through Cavalcade races in October. The #1 all-time video from NEO Racing News also came in 2014. Keep reading to find out what made the cut this year.
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.
After weeks of rain-outs and a vacation, NEO Racing News finally has some new Ride ALong footage to share with you. Friday Night at Lake County Speedway was Youth Explosion Night, and I was able to get six videos from five cars!
#82 Tyler Turner wrecked in his Legend car in Heat #1, but managed to come back for the feature and win the whole thing. #77 Richie Kuhn and #22 Keith Platz also carried cameras during the night. In fact, Kuhn’s video feature his first Heat win…which happened after getting spun on the last lap. For a bit of Factory Four/Factory Six fun, Ride Along with Dylan and Mike Atwell during the Heat and Feature, respectively. Continue reading VIDEOS: Spin & Win, Wreck & Win at Lake County
Three extended-distance Feature races were held at Lake County Speedway on Sunday. In total, Econo Mods, Factory Fours, and Pro Stocks ran 225 laps around the Painesville, OH 1/5 mile oval. NEO Racing News had Ride Along cameras on three drivers: #37 T.J. Stineman (Econo Mod), #2 Jeff Bates (Factory Four), and #5 Chris Hamilton (Pro Stock). Keep reading after the break for their three videos, which are edited to remove cautions. Continue reading VIDEOS: Shootout by the Shore Now Available
With three ride-along cameras deployed at Midvale, NEO Racing News captured a lot of action.
Wes Ennis took several rides during the Compact features, but still finished third. Jesse Adams also did a few donuts during the track’s 60 lap Econo Mod feature. In fact, all three of our ride-along cars spun or were spun during Saturday night’s racing action. This includes Late Model Don harvey and Skid Plate racer Brent Shreffler. You can find all the video from Saturday if you continue reading after the break. Continue reading VIDEOS: Ride Along with Mods, Late Models, Compacts, and Skid Plate Racers
Midvale Speedway celebrated 60 years of racing action with 60 lap Economy Modified and Late Model features. Also racing Saturday night were Mini Trucks, Pure Stocks, Compacts, FunPacts, and Skid Plate Racers. For the full gallery of photos, keep reading. Continue reading PHOTOS: Midvale Celebrates 60 Years with 60 Lap Features