It was a beautiful day of racing at New Paris Speedway as the Auto Value Super Sprints came to town to run the tight ¼ mile oval. After the New Paris Night od Destruction earlier in the week, the track was clear of all the auto parts, mattresses and trailers and ready for a night of the “World’s Fastest Short Track Cars.” Qualifying for the day had London Ontario veteran driver Ryan Litt falling just short of the track record, [...]
The day started off with an exciting qualifying round as Brian Gerster has set a new track record with a 12.096. This was the third week in a row that Gerster and the 50M car owner Dick Myer have celebrated the fastest car for the Auto Value Super Sprints, and the second straight track record after last weeks Berlin qualifying. The first heat of the night had several heavy hitters battling it out. Anthony McCune was the ten-lap winner. [...]
Mike Rapp will be doing a corn roast this Friday at Toledo in honor of his father, Benny, longtime Auto Value Sprintcar owner/driver who passed away last week. He said Benny always enjoyed the picnic atmosphere of the roasts when he was racing. So come out and enjoy fellowship and good times Friday night.
We had some exciting races last night. Ryan Litt was fast, as usual, coming in 1st place for the 30 lap feature. Taking 2nd place was runner-up Brian Gerster, and third place competitor Bobby Santos. Litt had room to run for most of the race and certainly had no problem putting that right rear to work. He finished with a high speed of 119 miles per hour, and a best lap of 13.189. Ryan was the only driver to [...]
Following an exciting win, to open the season, Jason Blonde of the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series has been inducted into the Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame. Jason began racing in 1993 on dirt at Butler Motor Speedway. He continued to race at area dirt tracks until 1999! Jason was crowned the 1999 AVSS dirt Champion! Shortly after Jason made the transition to pavement in 2000 when he was asked to drive for friend and car owner Mike [...]
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (June 2, 2017) – Jason Blonde opens the racing season with a win at Kalamazoo (Mich) Speedway on Friday, June 2 in the 30 lap feature presented by Auto Value Bumper to Bumper. The feature made for an exciting race with Blonde finishing 01.038 seconds ahead of runner-up Ryan Litt. Litt was followed by Brian Gerster in 3rd place. In addition to the racing action, AVBBSS honored Marv Carman with a missing man formation lap. We witnessed some great [...]
We are looking forward to this weeks debut race at Kalamazoo Speedway. Adult GA Ticket Price: $18 Kids 6-12 Ticket Price: $10 Kids 5 & Under Ticket Price: FREE! Pit Gates Open at 3:00 p.m. G.A. Gates Open at 3:00 p.m. Racing Starts at 7:30 p.m. We are going to have some special guests this week! With our South African hosts being in the country rumor has it that Izak Spies will be joining in on the racing action this Friday! We look forward to seeing [...]
We are in the process of putting together a meal in honor of Marv Carman at Kalamazoo on June 1st. Chris Miller and Jenny Blonde are heading up this tribute. Sloppy Joes and lunch meat will be furnished. We are asking everyone who would like to participate in the tribute to bring a dish to pass. Food will be served starting at 4:30.
AVBBSS would like to inform our community that races scheduled for Delaware and Jakasa Speedways in Ontario, Canada have been canceled. Unfortunately, we could not secure a sufficient number of teams to commit to the weekend. AVBBSS Director, Tom Hartsell stated, “We were looking forward to bringing the series across the border, however, we could not guarantee a full field of cars for the promoters and fans, so we felt it was best to cancel the races.” AVBBSS looks forward to [...]