Top 40 Most Viewed Asphalt Stories On Race Pro Weekly From 2019: #5 – #1

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 #5-#1.

#5: 2019 Schedule Released for Spencer Speedway; Season To Be
Presented By Wilbert’s U-Pull-It
April 13, 2019

Story By: SPENCER SPEEDWAY – WILLIAMSON, NY – The 65th season of stock car racing action at Spencer Speedway in Williamson, N.Y., is shaping up to be one of the most exciting in the track’s rich history. Six events and two practice nights will give teams from throughout the region an opportunity to compete in several premier events at the half-mile speed plant entertaining fans throughout the area. Read More

#4: RPW Column: Friesen Channels His ‘Moody Mile’ Past To Win
First NASCAR Truck Series Race

August 2, 2019

RPW Column By: DYLAN FRIEBEL / RPW – ROSSBURG, OH – Simply magic on a Thursday Night at Eldora Speedway for Stewart Friesen.  While he is accustomed to winning big week day races, this one may be the biggest yet. In a Syracuse-esque Super DIRT Week style dirt race of fuel mileage, Friesen was able to win his first career NASCAR Truck Series event after six previous runner-up positions…most all-time for someone who had not won.  That is, until Thursday night. Read More

#3: Stewart Friesen Wins At ISM Raceway And Punches Ticket To NASCAR
Truck Championship 4 Race

November 9, 2019

Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR – AVONDALE, AZ – Stewart Friesen thought he had led the first lap of Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix.  He was wrong. Read More

#2: Indoor Series Racers Challenge; Purse Increase, Double Pay
For Winner If Event Is Sold Out
November 22, 2019

Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / INDOOR AUTO RACING CHAMPIONSHIP – TRENTON, NJ – Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels promoter Len Sammons has issued a Racers Challenge to the drivers and car owners who will compete in the four 2020 events:  “Help us sell out the house and we’ll pay the feature winners in all classes double the purse!” Read More

#1: Matt DiBenedetto Joins Wood Brothers Racing For 2020 NASCAR
Cup Season; Paul Menard To Retire

September 10, 2019

Story By: WOOD BROTHERS RACING – STUART, VA – Wood Brothers Racing, the oldest active NASCAR team and one of the winningest teams in series history, announced today that driver Paul Menard will transition from full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) racing after the 2019 season. Matt DiBenedetto will join the team next season and will race the iconic No. 21 Ford Mustang beginning in 2020. Read More