7/7/21 Ransomville Speedway

RANSOMVILLE, NY – The running of the 36th annual Summer Nationals at Ransomville Speedway featured a star-studded, international podium. Seven-time Super DIRTcar Series champion “Super” Matt Sheppard, from Waterloo, NY, triumphed after 100 laps of hard-fought Big Block Modified racing in front of a packed house at “The Big R”.  Pride of Australia, Peter Britten … Read more

What To Watch For: 36th Annual Summer Nationals Set to Thrill at Ransomville Speedway

Mother Nature has bested our last stretch of the schedule but Ransomville Speedway is ready to right the ship with the 36th annual Summer Nationals featuring a $7,500-to-win Super DIRTcar Series 100-lap Feature. Plus, the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series West Region gets their season started with the first Mike Bonesky Memorial. The Super DIRTcar Series … Read more

Historic 2021 Schedule Takes Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds to New Heights

Historic 2021 Schedule Takes Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds to New Heights  Bristol Throwdown, NAPA Super DIRT Week, Can-Am World Finals Highlight High-Flying $1.5 Million Super DIRTcar Series Tour WEEDSPORT, NY – From the 50th DIRTcar Nationals at Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park to Tennessee’s legendary Bristol Motor Speedway, back to Quebec’s Autodrome Drummond, NAPA … Read more

RANSOMVILLE RESCHEDULE: Summer Nationals for Super DIRTcar Series Moved to Monday, August 24

RANSOMVILLE, NY –  The Summer Nationals originally to be raced on July 7 at Ransomville Speedway has been rescheduled for Monday, August 24 in accordance with local guidelines regarding COVID-19.  The Super DIRTcar Series has turned up the Niagara County earth with Big Blocks since 1973 when Jack Johnson parked the no. 12a in Victory … Read more

Ransomville Speedway: DIRTcar Track Spotlight

RANSOMVILLE, NY – March 23, 2020 – Like the Niagara Escarpment to its South, Ransomville Speedway has been a bedrock of DIRTcar Racing and the Super DIRTcar Series tour. Ransomville is the Wild West of New York’s DIRTcar scene. High banks and long straights make the fast and furious oval one of the most exciting … Read more

Ransomville Speedway Rained Out

19 0806 ransoville rain

Ransomville Speedway Rained Out, Rain Date Will Not Be Utilized Due to Forecast

RANSOMVILLE, NY – August 6, 2019 – Heavy rains and thunderstorms passed over the track in the afternoon and saturated the facility. That combined with an unfavorable evening forecast and continuing rain has forced Ransomville Speedway management and Super DIRTcar Series officials to rain out the 100-lap Feature event. The Wednesday rain date will not be used due to the forecast. 

Read more

NIAGARA FRONTIER DOUBLEHEADER ON DECK AT MERRITTVILLE AND RANSOMVILLE

19 0803 graphic

Super DIRTcar Series extravaganza features back-to-back 100-lap clashes at Merrittville and Ransomville speedways

WEEDSPORT, NY — AUG. 2, 2019 — Fresh from this week’s huge events at Eldora Speedway, the stars of the Super DIRTcar Series continue their big event summer with a Canadian/American doubleheader. First, the Series heads over the border on Monday, Aug. 5, to Merrittville Speedway — less than an hour west of Buffalo. Then Tuesday, the Series returns to upstate New York for a 100-lap rumble at the tricky Ransomville Speedway.

Read more

Stewart Friesen Powers to Summer Nationals Victory

2018 0807 RansomvilleVictoryLane

Ransomville Speedway’s Summer Nationals Goes to Stewart Friesen for Sixth Time

RANSOMVILLE, NY – August 7, 2018 – After starting on the outside pole, Stewart Friesen, five-time NAPA Super DIRT Week Champion, powered by Chad Brachmann racing into turn one on the opening lap. Friesen faced challenges from Matt Sheppard and Mat Williamson throughout the 100 circuits around the half-mile Niagara County facility, but was able to hold them off. A familiar “old school” Ransomville cushion formed at the top of the track, and Friesen made expert use of it. He leaned on it like an old friend, and it carried him to Summer Nationals victory for the sixth time. Mat Williamson, not content with second, nearly grabbed the lead out from under Friesen in the closing laps. Third place finisher Brett Hearn had serious mechanical issues early in the race, but his team was able to fix the failed part, and the no. 20 found its way to the podium.

Read more