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Derek Wagner, Pete Stefanski Win King of the Hill Twin 100s at the Big R

 

RANSOMVILLE, NY (September 16, 2017) Middleport, NYs Derek Wagner scored his biggest win of his career to date as he scored the win in the King of the Hill 100 for the Investors Service Sportsman as Investors Service presented the 26th annual King of the Hill Weekend at the Ransomville Speedway on Saturday night. For Wagner, it was his third win of the season. Pete Stefanski from Wheatfield, NY won the King of the Hill Street Stock 100 for the KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks. For Stefanski, it was his third win of the season. 2017 track champion Chris Leone from Niagara Falls, NY scored his fifth win of the season in the Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers. Mr. Clean Rick Blech from Ransomville, NY won the main event for the Stevensons Hardware Novice Sportsman.


Hot Wheels Greg Martin and Derek Wagner brought the field of Investors Service Sportsman to the green flag for the King of the Hill 100 with Wagner into the lead with Martin and Matt Farnham running in the top three. Farnham would then pass Martin to take second at the start-finish line on lap two, as Andrew Smith and Brett Senek raced in the top five. The Lockport Laser Andrew Smith would reel in Martin for third place during the races early stages. Orval Harris spun in turn four on lap 12 to bring out the races first caution. On the lap 15 restart, Wagner, and Farnham would continue to hold the top two spots as Andrew Smith passed Martin to take over third place. Smith would take second on lap 18 exiting turn four after Farnham jumped the cushion. The second caution of the race would come out on lap 19 as David Fingerlow spun in turn one. The restart on lap 22 would immediately bring the caution back out as AJ Custodi spun in turn one and collected Orval Harris. The greens would fly one more time on lap 26 as Wagner would take the lead as Smith, Martin, Farnham and Chris Burek raced inside the top five. Martin would hop the cushion, in turn, four on lap 34, and allowed Farnham to regain the third position, with Burek taking fourth away from Martin. The leaders would hit lap traffic on lap 41 and allowed Smith and Farnham to reel in the leader Wagner. The caution would come out on lap 48 as Cameron Tuttle got into Orval Harris while working lap traffic to slow the field down for the third time on the night. The restart on lap 53 would see Wagner, Smith, Farnham, Burek, and Martin in the top five as Dave DiPietro battled with Brett Senek for the sixth position. Farnham would reel in Smith on lap 65, as Wagner started to open up his lead. The leaders would hit lap traffic with 30 laps remaining, and Farnham would take second place while in lap traffic on lap 74, and would quickly reel in Wagner. Farnham would look underneath Wagner for the lead with 20 laps remaining, but Wagner would keep the lead. Wagner and Farnham would battle for the win as they pulled away from the rest of the field. Farnham would look underneath Wagner with seven laps remaining, but Wagner would keep the lead. Wagner would hold off Farnham to score the win, the biggest win of his Sportsman career.

Showtime Jaren Israel drew the pole position for the King of the Hill 100 for the KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks and accepted a $250 challenge to for-go on his pole position to start at the rear of the field. With Israel starting at the back, Pete Stefanski and Mike Kramarz would lead the field of Street Stocks to the green flag for the main event with Stefanski showing the way. The first caution would come out on lap two as Dan Korpanty spun in turn one and collected Jordan Moden. The restart on lap five would see a Stefanski family reunion on the front row as Pete was joined by nephew and 2017 divisional champion Jake Stefanski with Jake taking the lead on lap six. Jason Fontaine would take third away on the restart and would start to reel in the Stefanskis. Pete would regain the lead from Jake on lap eight, as Fontaine continued to hound the top two. Jake would regain the lead from Pete on lap 11, as the Stefanskis would battle for the lead, with both Jake and Pete exchanging the lead. The races second caution would come out on lap 17 as Kevin Kocarik and Randy Zimmerman got hooked together in turn two. The restart on lap 21 would see Jake Stefanski in the lead as Rob Murray took third away from Jason Fontaine, and would challenge the Stefanskis. Vince Fargnoli would bring out the races third caution on lap 26 after having a fire underneath the car. Jaren Israel would be scored in 10th position on lap 26, moving up eleven spots from the beginning of the event. On the lap 31 restart, Pete Stefanski would regain the lead from Jake, and exiting turn four Pat Dell spun and collected Casey Jonathan. Jason Fontaine would suffer a flat right front tire on lap 33 while running in fourth place. Jaren Israel would move up into sixth place on lap 35 and would go after Brandon Sherwood to enter the top five. Showtime would clear Sherwood on lap 37 to move into the fifth position. Sherwood would pass Israel to regain the fifth spot just one lap later. At the lap 50 mid-race break, Jake would lead Pete with Murray, Chris Dziomba, and Brandon Sherwood raced inside the top five.


The field would go back to the green flag for the final 50 laps with Jake Stefanski back ahead of Uncle Pete as Murray, Dziomba, and Sherwood raced in the top five. Dziomba would pass Murray to move into third place on lap 56. The lap 60 restart would see Jake Stefanski back in command as Jaren Israel continued to work his way back up through the field as he was running in the seventh spot, battling with Billy Bleich Jr. Backup in the top five, Rob Murray would challenge Dziomba to regain the third spot as Pete Stefanski would regain the lead from nephew Jake on lap 66. Jake would regain the lead just one lap later. Pete Stefanski would once again regain the lead from Jake on lap 75, with Jake challenging for the top spot. Rob Murray would break with 21 laps remaining, ending his strong run in fourth place. The leaders would hit lap traffic with 20 laps remaining for the first time all night. Brandon Sherwood would pull off with 18 laps remaining, giving up a top-10 effort. Third place running Chris Dziomba spun in turn two to bring out the caution with 11 laps remaining. The lap 92 restart saw Pete lead Jake and the balance of the field. Brian Monahan tagged the turn one wall with one lap remaining to bring out the caution. Pete Stefanski would hold off Jake and the field to score the King of the Hill Street Stock 100.


Chad Lederhouse and Chad Desso were on the front row for the 15-lap feature for the Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers with Desso showing the way early on. 2017 track champion Chris Leone would take the lead away from Desso on lap five and would open up the advantage over the rest of the field. Leone would go on to score the win, his fifth of the season.


Rick Blech and Adam Harris set the pace in the 12-lap feature for the Stevensons Hardware Novice Sportsman with Blech showing the way Mr. Clean would lead all twelve laps to get the win, his first of the season over Adam Harris and Cody Wolfe.


NEWS AND NOTES: The racing program was completed at 10:04 pm. Tickets for the 2017 Night of Champions Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday, November 11th at the Lewiston No. 2 Firehall.


The cars and stars of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Cars will return to the Big R on Monday, October 16th for the rescheduled Big R Outlaw Shootout presented by Budweiser. The Investors Service Sportsman will also be on the card. Pit gates will swing open at 4:00 pm, with grandstand gates opening at 5:00 pm and racing getting underway at 7:00 pm.
 

 

 

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Matt Farnham Wins Sid Jeffery Memorial
- Chris Leone and Cameron Tuttle Claim Track Championships -

 

RANSOMVILLE, NY (September 15, 2017) 2017 Ransomville Speedway Sportsman Champion Matt Farnham scored the win in the Sid Jeffery Memorial for the Investors Service Sportsman presented by Performance Mfg. and Jeffery Machine to cap off night one of the 26th annual King of the Hill Weekend at the Ransomville Speedway. For Farnham, it was his second win of the season. Wheatfield, NYs Pete Stefanski and Port Colborne, Ontarios Jason Fontaine won the dash races for the KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks. Matt Hornquist from Eden, NY won his first Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers feature of the season while Niagara Falls, NY driver Chris Leone clinched his third divisional title. Kyle Wendt from Ransomville, NY won his fifth Stevensons Hardware Novice Sportsman feature of the season, while Wilson, NYs Cameron Tuttle was crowned the divisional champion.

Chris Burek and 2017 track Champion Matt Farnham brought the field of Investors Service Sportsman to the green flag for the inaugural running of the Sid Jeffery Memorial with Farnham taking command of the field early on. Jonathan Reid spun in turn one and collected Andrew Smith and Derek Wagner to bring out the races first caution on lap two. The restart would see Farnham and Burek out front as Brett Senek raced into third place. The top three would pull away from the rest of the field at the races 1/3rd mark as the closest battle on the track was for fourth between Dave DiPietro and James Henry. Greg Martin would spin in turn one to bring out the second caution of the event on lap 12. The mid-race restart would see Farnham and Burek take off out front as Farnham continued to lead at the halfway mark. James Henry would take fourth away from Dave DiPietro on lap 16, as the top three would pull away from the field. Dave DiPietro would bring out the caution with eight laps remaining. Farnham would lead all 30-laps to win the inaugural Sid Jeffery Memorial.

Pete Stefanski and Chris Dziomba led the first KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks dash to the green flag for the 15-lap event with Pete Stefanski in the lead as 2017 track champion Jake Stefanski moved into second and would battle with his uncle Pete for the race lead. The dueling Stefanskis and outside pole sitter Chris Dziomba would streak away from Ken Camidge and Billy Bleich Jr. Pete would hold off Jake to get the win, followed by Dziomba, Camidge and Bleich would complete the top five. The second dash was brought to the green by Jason Fontaine and Vince Fargnoli with Fargnoli taking the lead. Fontaine would regain the lead from his brother in law on lap nine, after dueling with Fargnoli for several circuits. Fontaine would drive away from the field to score the win over Fargnoli, Mike Kramarz, Rob Murray, and Jaren Israel. The top five in each dash race are locked into the redraw for the Street Stock King of the Hill 100 scheduled for Saturday night.

Matt Hornquist and Ashley Blech brought the field of Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers to the green flag for their final points race of the season with Hornquist taking command of the field early on. Brendan OKeefe would bring out the races first caution on lap seven as he was unable to clear the racing surface. Hornquist would show the way off the lap seven restart and Nick Tarnowski battled with Desso for second place, with Tarnowski taking over the runner-up spot, after starting 13th on the grid. Hornquist would drive away from the field to score his first win of the season. With his fourth-place finish, Chris Leone would clinch his third divisional title and fourth career Ransomville track championship.

Orval Harris and Kyle Wendt brought the Stevensons Hardware Novice Sportsman point paying finale with Wendt jumping into the lead. Kenny Washburn spun on the front straightaway to bring out the races first caution on lap one. On the restart, Bubby Pawlak spun on the front stretch after contact with Cliff Gregg and Adam Harris had nowhere to go. Gregg was sent to the pits for the remainder of the night. The restart would see Wendt jump out front and would pull away from Orval Harris and David Fingerlow. Bubby Pawlak would take second away from Orval Harris on lap five. Wendt and Pawlak would pull away from the field. Wendt would hold off Pawlak to win his fifth feature of the season.


NEWS AND NOTES: 63 cars signed in pitside on the final Friday night of racing for the 2017 season. The racing program was completed at 10:31 pm. Chris Burek (18.116sec), Jonathan Reid (18.192sec), and Derek Wagner (18.087sec) set quick time in the group time trials. Wagners time of 18.087seconds was the fastest time overall. Novice racer Cody Wolfe hit the turn one wall during qualifying and flipped. Wolfe was able to climb out of the car under his own power. Tickets for the 2017 Night of Champions Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday, November 11th at the Lewiston No. 2 Firehall.


Ransomville will close out the 2017 season on Saturday, September 16th as Investors Service presents the annual King of the Hill Twin 100s for the Sportsman and Street Stocks. The 4 Bangers and Novice Sportsman will fill out the racing card. Pit gates will open at 4:00 pm with grandstand gates opening at 5:00 pm with racing getting underway at 6:00 pm sharp.

There is just one more race on the 2017 calendar at the Big R and that is on Monday, October 16th as it is the rescheduled World of Outlaw Craftsman Sprint Cars Big R Outlaw Shootout presented by Budweiser. Pit Gates will open at 4:00 pm with grandstand gates opening at 5:00 pm with racing getting underway at 7:00 pm. Joining the Greatest Show on Dirt will be the Sportsman.

 

 

The Big R Outlaw Shootout presented by Budweiser Rescheduled for October 16, 2017

CONCORD, NC August 7, 2017 The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series returns to Ransomville (NY) Speedway for the rescheduled Big R Outlaw Shootout presented by Budweiser on October 16, 2017.

The Big R Outlaw Shootout, originally scheduled for Sunday, July 23, was postponed due to a heavy rain storm that flooded the pit area at Ransomville Speedway just minutes before the event was scheduled to get underway. The Series returns to the speedway on October 16 to run the event in its entirety.

Tickets for the make-up event at Ransomville Speedway can be purchased online.

Fans who have already purchased tickets for the Big R Outlaw Shootout presented by Budweiser can bring their ticket stub or wristband for admittance to the make-up event on October 16, 2017.
 

 

 

 

 

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.