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Rain Washes out Ransomville Speedways Racing Program  

RANSOMVILLE, NY (May 26, 2017) The wet month of May continues to plague the Ransomville Speedway as management was forced to pull the plug on the Memorial Day Weekend racing event scheduled for Friday, May 26th due to saturated grounds. This wash out makes the third time in four weeks that the racing action was interrupted by Mother Nature.

The rain that has fallen over the last 24 hours plus the rain that is expected in the forecast throughout the day has forced us to cancel tonight states Ransomville Speedway General Manager Jenn Martin.

The double features that were scheduled for the Street Stocks and Novice Sportsman will now take place on Friday, June 16th. The scheduled Military Appreciation Night will now take place on Friday, July 7th. We appreciate all that have served and currently are serving in the military and we really want this night to happen, so we have rescheduled it for July 7th commented Martin.

Racing will resume at the Big R on Friday, June 2nd as A-Verdi Storage Containers and Johnstons Restaurant presents the Patriot Sprint Tour plus double features for the Investors Service Sportsman. Joining the Patriot Sprints and the Sportsman will be the KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks, Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers, and Stevensons Hardware Novice Sportsman. Gates will swing open in the pits at 5:00 pm with grandstands opening at 6:00 pm with racing action starting at 7:15 pm.





Anthony Guthrie Uses Last Lap Crash to Score 4 Banger Win at Ransomville

- Rain Takes Rest of Program -

RANSOMVILLE, NY (May 12, 2017) Niagara Falls, NY pilot Anthony Guthrie was at the right place at the right time as he held off Ashley Harbison to pick up the feature win for the Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers on Opening Night presented by VP Racing Fuels and Fantasy Island at the Ransomville Speedway on Friday night. A pair of showers slowed the program down with the second burst of rain forced Ransomville management to call off the rest of the program.

With over half the show completed before the rains came, the show was called complete. Double features will be held for the 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, Street Stocks and Novice Sportsman in the coming weeks. A complete schedule update will be posted in the coming days on the tracks social media pages as well as the track website, ransomvillespeedway.com

Howard Guthrie and Ashley Harbison set the pace for the first feature of the season for the Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers with Guthrie jumping into the lead. Chad Desso took second away from Harbison on lap four as Guthrie opened up his lead to a full straightaway by the halfway mark. Brandon Potter brought out the races first caution on lap nine, erasing Howard Guthries lead. Guthrie would lead the field off the restart with Desso in second and Desso caught Guthrie with two laps remaining as he looked to the outside and would drag race to the white flag. The leaders hit the turn two wall on the final lap, giving the lead to Anthony Guthrie. Anthony Guthrie would score the win over Ashley Harbison, Brendan OKeefe, Matt Hornquist and Steve Matson.

Time Trials were on the card for the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds and the Investors Service Sportsman with Chad Brachmann (17.266sec) and Brett Senek (18.432sec) won a barrel of VP Racing Fuel. A total of 95 cars signed in pitside for Opening Night. When the Modifieds will take to the track for their feature it will be Brachmann and Kenny Wills on the front row while Senek will share the front row with defending Sportsman track champion Matt Farnham for their feature event.

Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds heat races were won by Pete Bicknell, Erick Rudolph and Allan Wills. Qualifying heats for the Sportsman were won by Derek Wagner, Dave Flannigan Jr and Cody McPherson. Garrison Krentz won the last chance qualifier. Anthony Muscato flipped in turn one during qualifying. He was alert and talking to the track medical staff and climbed out of his car under his own power. Bill Bleich Jr and Showtime Jaren Israel won the heat races for the KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks. Howard Guthrie won the qualifying heat for the Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers.  Cameron Tuttle won the qualifying heat for the Stevensons Hardware Novice Sportsman.

The 60th season of racing at the Big R will continue on Friday May 19th as Johnstons Restaurant presents a full card plus the Street Stock Mechanics race. Gates will swing open in the pits at 5:00pm with grandstands opening at 6:00pm with racing action starting at 7:15pm.


Gippsters Collision 4 Bangers: ANTHONY GUTHRIE, Ashley Harbison, Brendan OKeefe, Matt Hornquist, Steve Matson, Chris Leone, Chuck Cala, Howard Guthrie, Chad Desso, Cole Susice, Drew Westmoreland, Ruben Coffey, Brandon Potter

Qualifying Winner: Howard Guthrie




DIRTcar Racing Membership Required for All Sanctioned Events

All Division drivers must have a DIRTcar License to participate and receive benefits

CONCORD, N.C. - March 2, 2017 - Starting with the first events of 2017, any participants of a DIRTcar-sanctioned event will be required to hold a DIRTcar Racing membership. Any division without a 100 percent membership participation will be at risk of violating the sanction agreement and suspension of the sanction by DIRTcar Racing.

A one-week temporary membership (for the traveling racer) will be accepted provided the driver completes the full application. However, temporary one-week memberships do not qualify for insurance and appeal benefits provided to full DIRTcar members.




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.