Top 40 Most Viewed Asphalt Stories On Race Pro Weekly From 2019: #40 – #36

STORIES FROM 2019 – With the 2019 season almost behind us, we’ve come to the realization that we love that you guys read the stories in Race Pro Weekly.  So we decided to look back at the most viewed stories of the season on the asphalt portion of RPW, and are going to count down the top 40 stories you guys read the most this year, now through New Year’s Day!

Here’s #40-#36

#40: Sprint Car Standout Mark Smith To Make NASCAR Truck Series Debut At Eldora
July 30, 2019

Story By: JORDAN ANDERSON RACING – STATESVILLE, NC – Jordan Anderson Racing and Niece Motorsports are proud to announce that they have partnered up to field an additional Chevy Silverado at Eldora Speedway for the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Series race this week.  Piloting the #38 truck will be proven Open Wheel champion Mark Smith from Sunbury, Pennsylvania. Read More

39: NASCAR Modified Legend Mike Stefanik Dies In Plane Crash At Age Of 61
September 16, 2019

Story By: NASCAR – DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Mike Stefanik, one of two drivers in NASCAR history to win nine national series or touring championships, died Sunday in a small single-seat plane crash.  He was 61. Read More

#38: NASCAR Truck Series Win Number One For Stewart Friesen Comes In Eldora Dirt Derby
August 2, 2019

Story By: HOLLY CAIN / NASCAR – ROSSBURG, OH – Canadian Stewart Friesen held off Sheldon Creed by .728-seconds in the Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway to earn his first career NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory Thursday night. Read More

#37: Ray & Ellen Hodge Lease Chemung Speedrome; Reverting To Friday’s For 2019
January 13, 2019

Story By: CAROL HOUSSOCK / CHEMUNG SPEEDROME – CHEMUNG, NY – Chemung’s off season brought with it a plethora of rumors about 2019. This week the rumor mill shut down when longtime Race Director, Ray Hodge, and his wife, Ellen, entered into an agreement with track owner, John White, to lease Chemung for the 2019 season. Read More

#36: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar Series & IMS Productions
Sold To Penske Corporation

November 4, 2019

Story By: INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY – SPEEDWAY, IN – The Board of Directors of Hulman & Company announced today that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Penske Corporation, a global transportation, automotive and motorsports leader.  Penske Entertainment Corp., a subsidiary of Penske Corporation, will acquire all Hulman & Company principal operating assets, including the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the NTT IndyCar Series and IMS Productions. Read More