Mike Marlar Wins World of Outlaw Late Model Return to Ransomville
Pete Bicknell Triumphs over Modified field; Chris Burek Scores Sportsman Win


RANSOMVILLE, NY (June 15, 2018) The Winfield Warrior Mike Marlar was the big winner on Friday night in front of a packed grandstands at the Ransomville Speedway as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models made the much-anticipated return in the 50-lap A-Main presented by Busch Beer, Stirling Lubricants, Champion Oil, and Kubiniec Plumbing. For the third time in 2018, 13-time Krown Undercoating 358 Modified track champion Mr. Small Block Pete Bicknell from St. Catharines, Ontario celebrated in victory lane. Wilson, NYs Chris Burek was the sixth different winner in six races in the Investors Service Sportsman division. For Burek, it was his first win of the season.

Tyler Erb and Brandon Sheppard brought the Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models to the green flag for their 50-lap A-Main with Erb showing the way early over Sheppard and David Breazeale. Chris Madden would move into third on lap one with Devin Moran racing in fourth. Erb and Sheppard would pull away from Madden as the leaders hit lap traffic on lap 10. Sheppard would look underneath Erb for the lead on lap 12 with Sheppard taking over the lead. While going through lap traffic, the leaders put on a battle for the ages with Sheppard clearing Erb for good on lap 13. Chris Madden would chase down Erb and the duo would battle for second place. Madden would take over second on lap 22. Tyler Erb hit the turn one wall to bring out the races first caution on lap 23. On the restart, Sheppard would pull way with Madden, Chase Junghans, and Chub Frank racing inside the top four. Chub would take third away on lap 24 and would challenge Madden for second at the halfway mark. Fast-Timer Mike Marlar would pass Frank for third with 20 laps remaining. Marlar would take second away from Madden on the inside of turn two on lap 34 and would start to go after race leader Sheppard. Marlar would catch Sheppard and the duo would battle for the lead with a dozen laps remaining. Marlar would take the lead with 11 laps remaining. Brent Larson would come to a stop in the moat to bring out the caution with 10 laps remaining. Sheppard would look underneath Marlar with nine laps to go but Marlar would hold off the challenge. Marlar would go on to score his second series win of the season.

Gary Lindberg and Ryan Susice were on the front row for the 30-lap main event for the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds with Susice taking the lead off turn two to complete lap one. Pete Bicknell quickly moved into third place on lap two and would go after Lindberg for second. Susice would pull away from the field as the leaders would hit lap traffic by the races 1/3rd mark. Susice would come to a stop with nine laps to go after going up in smoke down the front stretch, giving the lead to Lindberg. The restart would see Lindberg jump out of line, giving the lead to Bicknell over Chad Brachmann. Steve Lewis Jr came to a stop entering turn one to bring out the caution with seven laps remaining. The restart would see Brachmann challenge Bicknell on the outside and then would cross lanes but Mr. Small Block would keep the lead. Bicknell would hold off Brachmann and Rick Richner to earn his third win of the season.

Dave DiPietro and Kyle Wendt shared the front row for the 25-lap feature event for the Investors Service Sportsman with DiPietro showing the way from his pole position over Wendt, Cameron Tuttle, Derek Wagner, and Darrell Borkenhagen racing inside the top five. Justin McKay spun, in turn, two with David Fingerlow spinning to avoid McKay to bring out the races first caution on lap five. DiPietro would have a good launch off the restart, but the caution would immediately come back out with Kyle Wendt spinning in turn one. Cam Tuttle would take the lead off the restart on lap six and teammate Chris Burek would take over second place and would battle with Tuttle for the lead. Burek would take the lead away on lap nine, as Derek Wagner raced from third place with DiPietro and Andrew Smith racing in the top five. Wagner would pass Tuttle on the main straightaway to move into second place on lap 10. Brett Senek would enter the top five at the halfway mark after battling with DiPietro for several circuits. Justin McKays trouble would continue after losing the left-front tire in turn four on lap 14 to bring out the caution. The mid-race restart would see Burek in the lead as Andrew Smith caught Derek Wagner for second place. Smith would pass Wagner with seven laps remaining to move into the runner-up position and would begin his chase of race leader Burek.

NEWS AND NOTES: 57 cars signed in pitside for the three-division card. Billy Moyers time of 17.432sec back in 2005 was shattered by the 18 of the 19 Outlaws in attendance. Mike Marlar shattered the track record with a time of 15.740sec. (84.625mph)

Rutland-Corwin Funeral Home will present the racing action next Friday night, June 22. The Modifieds and Sportsman will be joined by the Street Stocks, 4 Bangers, and Novice Sportsman. Also on the card will be the popular bicycle race during intermission. Pit gates open at 5pm, with grandstands opening at 6pm, and the first green flag of the night set to wave at 7:15pm.


World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models A-Main (50 Laps): MIKE MARLAR, Brandon Sheppard, Chase Junghans, Shane Clanton, Chris Madden, Chub Frank, Rick Eckert, Devin Moran, Max Blair, David Breazeale, Morgan Bagley, Dan Stone, Brent Larson, Chris Ferguson, Zack Carley, Bob Dorman, Tyler Erb, Boom Briggs, Dave DuBois

Qualifying Heat Race Winners: Brandon Sheppard, Tyler Erb, David Breazeale

Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds: PETE BICKNELL, Chad Brachmann, Rick Richner, Scott Kerwin, Jeff McGinnis, Allan Wills, Gary Lindberg, Kenny Wills, Mike Williams, Greg Martin, Jesse Cotriss, Steve Lewis Jr, Ryan Susice, Tommy Flannigan, Russ Zimmerman, John Smith Did Not Start: James Sweeting

Qualifying Winners: Scott Kerwin, Ryan Susice, Tommy Flannigan

Investors Service Sportsman: CHRIS BUREK, Andrew Smith, Derek Wagner, Brett Senek, James Henry, Cameron Tuttle, Dave DiPietro, Kevin Wills, AJ Custodi, Darrell Borkenhagen, Garrison Krentz, Anthony Muscato, Robbie Johnston, Vince Fargnoli, David Fingerlow, Noah Walker, Justin McKay, Austin Susice, Billy Coleman, Kyle Wendt, Derrick Borkenhagen

Qualifying Winners: Dave DiPietro, Kyle Wendt, Brett Senek





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Anstett, Carmer, Wallace, Pollow, Bills, Loeschke and Pelligra Celebrate Flag Day with Wins at Little R


RANSOMVILLE, NY (June 14, 2018). Jeff Anstett won his second Finish Line Auto Detail Senior Heavy feature of the 2018 season to headline week four of the 2018 campaign at the Little R on Thursday night. Michael Carmer won his first Poppin Hops Senior Lites feature of the season. Anthony Pollow won his second Jeffery Machine Junior 2 feature of the season. Brayden Bills won his fourth Slack Karts Junior 1 feature of the season. Oliver Loeschke and Biagio Pelligra grabbed the wins in the Just Signs and Designs Novice division.

Eric Veihdeffer led from the drop of the green flag in the 15-lap feature for the Finish Line Auto Detail Senior Heavy. Jeff Anstett would take the lead away on lap five and would go on to score the victory, his second class win of the season, and he did it while celebrating his birthday at the track.

Eric Veihdeffer and Jeff Anstett battled early in the 15-lap feature event for the Poppin Hops Senior Lites. Anstett would take the lead for good on lap two and would open-up his lead as Michael Carmer moved into second place. Eric Veihdeffer spun down the backstretch to bring out the caution with five laps remaining. Carmer would take the lead away on lap 12. Carmer would hold off Anstett to grab his first Senior Lite win of the season.

Brenden Wallace would lead from the drop of the green flag in the main event for the Fitzgibbon Contracting and Construction Junior 3. Wallace continued to lead over Alexis Bolam. Wallace would pull away to earn his first win of the season.

Mario Camillo would lead from the drop of the green flag in the main event for the Jeffrey Machine Junior 2. Abigail Castile would take the lead away on lap two with Anthony Pollow running in second. Pollow would take the lead away on lap nine. Pollow would lead the rest of the distance to earn his second win of the season.

In the feature event for the Slack Karts Junior 1, Tyler Foster pulled away from his pole position over Brayden Bills. Foster, Bills, and Sal Paonessa all raced together, and Bills was able to get to the inside of Foster and would take over the lead on lap 12. Bills would hold off Foster to earn his fourth straight win.

In the first 10-lap feature for the Just Signs and Designs Novice, qualifying heat race winner Rylee Rutherford started on the pole and would lead the first lap. Oliver Loeschke took the lead away on lap two and would go on to score his second straight feature win. In the second Novice feature, Jacob Schulz pulled away from his pole position. Abbey Fisher and Biagio Pelligra each would also lead and Pelligra would go on to score his first career win.

Next Thursday night will be round two of the $100-to-win Series for the Junior 1, Junior 2, Junior 3, Senior Lites and Senior Heavy. Racing action gets underway at 7:15 pm and as always, grandstand admission is FREE for all go-kart events at the Little R! The complete karting schedule is available online at www.ransomvillespeedway.com


Finish Line Auto Detail Senior Heavy: JEFF ANSTETT, Eric Veihdeffer, Michael Carmer, Brian Skutt, Tony Purgarich, Ashley Daul

Qualifying Heat Winners: Eric Veihdeffer, Jeff Anstett

Poppin Hops Senior Lites: MICHAEL CARMER, Jeff Anstett, Eric Veihdeffer, TJ Scime, Vincent Chiodo, Myles Caradori, Jason Stanton, Dylan Duhow

Qualifying Heat Winners: Eric Veihdeffer, Jeff Anstett

Fitzgibbon Contracting and Construction Junior 3: BRENDEN WALLACE, Alexis Bolam, Trent Smith, Jayme Stone, Brayden James

Qualifying Heat Winner: Brenden Wallace

Jeffery Machine Junior 2: ANTHONY POLLOW, Abigail Castile, Mario Camillo, Reese Rutherford, Aidan Seefeldt, Austin Gordon, Lexi Healey, Aubrey Thompkins, Luke Blose, Riley Bloomingdale, Nigel Pendykoski

Qualifying Heat Winners: Riley Bloomingdale, Mario Camillo, Abigail Castile

Slack Karts Junior 1: BRAYDEN BILLS, Tyler Foster, Sal Paonessa, Ayden Costen, Luca Camillo, Mason Hanel, Jocelyn Just

Qualifying Heat Winners: Tyler Foster, Brayden Bills

Just Signs & Designs Novice Feature #1: OLIVER LOESCHKE, Rylee Rutherford, Wyatt Sherman Did Not Start: Tristan Lewis

Just Signs & Designs Novice Feature #2: BIAGIO PELLIGRA, Jacob Schulz, Abbey Fisher, Luke Pleace

Qualifying Heat Winners: Rylee Rutherford, Jacob Schulz, Oliver Loeschke



Mr. Small Block Wins Second Modified Main at Ransomville in 2018



RANSOMVILLE, NY (June 8, 2018) 13-time Krown Undercoating Modified track champion Mr. Small Block Pete Bicknell from St. Catharines, Ontario earned his second feature win of the 2018 season as BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, and the Niagara-Orleans Labor Council AFL/CIO presented the 10th annual Labor Night at the Races presented by Garrison Krentz from North Tonawanda, NY scored his first career Investors Service Sportsman feature. Chris Dziomba from North Tonawanda, NY scored his second KiPo Chevrolet Street Stock feature of the season. Chad Desso from Wilson, NY earned his first feature of the season in the Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers. Orval Harris from Ransomville, NY scored his first career Stevensons Hardware Novice Sportsman feature win.

Jeff McGinnis and Jesse Cotriss shared the front row in the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds feature event with Allan Wills inheriting the lead after McGinnis and Cotriss hooked crash bars going into turn three. Greg Martin would take the lead away as Rick Richner raced in second. Off a lap five restart, Martin would continue to show the way over Richner and Pete Bicknell, with Ryan Susice and Erick Rudolph racing inside the top five. The top five would pull away from the rest of the field as Richner continued to challenge Martin for the lead. Richner would take the lead from Martin on lap 17 and Bicknell would move into second. Mr. Small Block would battle with Richner for the lead with Bicknell taking the lead on lap 20, with Susice and Rudolph getting past Martin to move into third and fourth respectively. The two veterans would hit lap traffic in the late going, just as John Smith and Steve Lewis Jr got together to bring out the caution. Off the restart, Bicknell would lead as The Ransomville Renegade Ryan Susice would move into second place, but it was Bicknell earning his second feature of the season by .044 seconds over Susice. Erick Rudolph, Richner, and Greg Martin would complete the top five.









Attention all Drivers!


Attention all drivers using VP Fuel, we just received a call from New York State, and we wanted to inform you that they may come to Speedway to check on your fuel. You can NOT be using any VP Fuel containing MTBE.

Here is the excerpt from NYS:
Section 192-g. Methyl tertiary butyl ether; prohibited. * (Effective January 1, 2004)

1. For the purposes of this section, "gasoline" shall mean any fuel sold for use in motor vehicles and motor vehicle engines, and commonly or commercially known or sold as gasoline.

2. No person shall import into, or sell, dispense or offer for sale any gasoline which contains methyl tertiary butyl ether.

3. Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be liable for a civil penalty of not less than five hundred dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars.

We were advised that VP stopped selling this last year but if anyone purchased/purchases Fuel in Canada or another state they could still be selling it.  Ransomville does NOT want to see anyone get fined so we are advising you of this as soon as we were made aware. Any questions please call the speedway at 716-791-3602 or message us personally thru the webpage.