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Hot Night at Baer Field Goes to England

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (July 27, 2002) – The Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series made the third and final appearance at the Baer Field Speedway in Fort Wayne IN Saturday evening. It was Warsaw IN veteran Denny England taking the checkered flag. The day started with 32 teams checking into the very crowded Baer Field pits. There were a total of 127 racecars competing on the very hot and humid day. The qualifications were run in 90-degree temperatures and the [...]

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Tyler Wires Field at Flamboro

FREELTON, Ontario, Canada (July 7, 2002) – The Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series made history again as the group visited Flamboro Speedway in Freelton Ontario for the first ever time. The driver who has the honors of being the first ever AVSS feature winner at the racy 1/3-mile oval is Parma MI racer Bill Tyler. The second win of the season for the new AVSS point leader. The day started with 22 winged warriors of the AVSS checking the track [...]

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Fedewa Earns Victory at Delaware Speedway

(July 6, 2002) – The Delaware Speedway in Delaware Ontario was host to the Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series Friday evening. The very excited driver in victory lane was Holt MI driver Gary Fedewa. The defending champion of the AVSS was also the victor in last year’s inaugural race at the beautiful ½ mile facility. The day started at Delaware with 24 AVSS teams checking in to the pits on a sweltering day. The hot laps were quickly completed [...]

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Cox Collects Coin at Berlin Raceway

Marne, Mich. (June 29, 2002) – The 6,000 plus fans at Berlin Raceway in Marne MI were treated to an incredible fireworks show after the Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series feature but not before some late race fireworks on the 7/16 mile oval. The feature had a late yellow on lap 25 of the 30 lap main event for Ryan Katz’s flat tire and the leader of the first 25 laps Bill Tyler of Parma MI did not need [...]

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World’s Fastest Short Track Show Goes to Katz

TOLEDO, OHIO (June 14, 2002) – The fastest short track race in the world was held at Toledo Speedway Friday June 14th and Battle Creek MI racer Ryan Katz was the victor for the Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series portion of the program. The races run at the improved ½ mile speedplant included the AVSS and the ISMA supermodifieds in what was billed as the fastest short track show in the world and the fans did not leave [...]

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McCune Loves Dairy State

MADISON, Wis. (June 7, 2002) – The first ever visit to Wisconsin was a huge success for the Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series and the driver visiting Madison International’s victory lane was Sylvania OH racer Jimmy McCune. The day started at the beautiful ½ mile in Oregon WI with 22 AVSS stars checking in to the pits and all racers were quickly getting a handle on the race track in the debut in the badger state for the winged [...]

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Blonde Slays the Baer

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (June 1, 2002) – The Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series made their second of three visits to Baer Field Speedway Saturday evening and Litchfield MI racer Jason Blonde picked up his second main event of the young season. The very warm day started with 32 stars and cars checking in to Tom Isch’s fine ½ mile facility. The qualifying was close and taking quick time was Warsaw IN veteran Denny England with a 15.050. The second [...]

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Kalamazoo Owned by Gary Fedewa

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (May 18, 2002) –  The Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series made their first of two appearances this season at the 3/8 mile high banked Kalamazoo Speedway. The Holt MI veteran Gary Fedewa picked up his fifth feature victory in the last seven shows at Gary Howe’s fine facility. The near record cold day started with 30 AVSS stars checking in and qualifying at a near record time was current track record holder Bill Tyler of Parma MI [...]

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Blonde’s Slide Job Nets Victory

FLINT, Mich. (May 4, 2002) –  The second event of the 2002 Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series was held Saturday night at Auto City Speedway in Flint MI and doing an incredible job in taking his first win of the season was Litchfield MI racer Jason Blonde. The feature was highlighted by nearly half the race having a side by side battle for the lead between Blonde and Kevin Feeney. The pass for the lead and eventual victory [...]

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Tyler Wins Season Opener at Baer Field

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (April 20, 2002) –  The 2002 Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint series got off to a great start with a very popular victory at Baer Field Speedway in Fort Wayne, Ind. by Parma MI racer Bill Tyler. The 1997 and 1998 National champion has had his share of bad luck the past two seasons with no A-main victories. The victory Saturday night April 20 was a hard earned one as there were several yellow flags and [...]

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