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Port Royal Speedway 2016 Slate Unveiled Including Inaugural Kauffman Classic

$5 Infield Labor Day Admission, All Stars, USAC, World Of Outlaws And More!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

1/18/16

PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The 2016 Port Royal Speedway schedule of events has been released, featuring 31 total race dates, starting with the season opener for the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints and the super late models on March 12 at 6 pm.

Of course, the 410 sprints and the super lates continue to be the tracks top flight divisions, showcasing the historic oval’s speed and frenzied action on a weekly basis.

The rich-in-history 410 sprints are set for 29 shows at Port Royal in 2016 including appearances by USAC, the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints and the World of Outlaws.

The first big race of the season for the sprints after the start of the season will be a new event on Saturday, April 23 as the All Stars invade for the inaugural “Keith Kauffman Classic,” that will include action for the super late models as well.

Kauffman, the track’s all time winningest sprint car driver, retired from the sport in 2013 after an illustrious career at Port Royal and across the nation and the man and his legend will be feted with this new marquee show for the sprints at the oval.

The 2016 Bob Weikert Memorial will be a sprint car extravaganza, spanning three days over the May 28, 29 and 30 Memorial Day holiday weekend.

On Saturday night, the first of three days of action at the track will include the now customary Fallen Heroes Championships for the sprints and the super late models before Sunday action spins off with the 410 sprints and the first show of the season at the track for the URC 360-powered sprint cars.

And the weekend-long Weikert weekend will climax on Memorial Day afternoon at 2 pm with the crowning of the 2016 Weikert Memorial champion after three days of competition and point accrual determines the titleholder.

The 26th annual Pennsylvania Speedweek series for 410 sprints hits the track on Thursday, June 30 and again on Saturday, July 2.

The Living Legends Dream Race is set for the sprints and super late models on August 6.

The 162nd annual Juniata County Fair will again include four race dates, kicking off on September 3 with the fair opener followed by the 65th annual Labor Day Classic and the two-day 49th annual Tuscarora 50 races, sanctioned by the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints on September 9 and 10.

The World of Outlaws sprints will invade Port Royal for the third season in a row on Saturday, October 15 with a raindate of Sunday, October 16.

And the season will close with Open Wheel Madness Twin 30s for 410 sprints and URC Sprints as part of Port Royal Foliage Days held on the grounds on October 22.

The super late models have 22 dates on the 2016 slate of events with highlights including sanctioned races by the UFO Late Models on March 26 and on September 3 for the annual Butch Renninger Memorial that helps kick off the Juniata County Fair.

Late Model Speedweek hits the track June 4 with the Fallen Heroes Championship slated on May 28 and another championship race slated for July 16.

In addition, the oval just recently announced in conjunction with Selinsgrove Speedway the launching of the Rt. 35 Late Model Challenge Series, comprised of three races at each track that will produce its own point champion and series bragging rights.

The River Valley Builders 305 sprints racing under the PASS/IMCA sanction will again contest eight races at the track for series bragging rights, again seeing its year end with the annual Blue Collar Classic interregional challenge event on October 8.

The Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 econo late models will have 13 races on the schedule and the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stock division is set for 7 races.

Other divisions slated to appear include the All American Outlaws, Central Pa Legends and the PA Mini Stock Series.

Special and popular promotional nights returning for another year include Pepsi Night May 29, Mother’s Night May 7, Free Student Night/Youth Baseball Softball Uniform Night May 14, Kids Easter Night March 26, Moon Shine Camo Night June 4, EMMR/Penn Central Reunion Night June 11 and Salute To The Military Night July 30.

In addition, three Camera & Autograph Nights are slated along with a pair of $1 Hot Dog Nights.

The annual Labor Day Classic will see a new twist added to the daylight fair classic this year as fans reap the benefits.

General admission for the infield for the racing show will be JUST $5 while adult general admission for grandstand fans will be JUST $12 and that grandstand price WILL include admission to the day-ending Demolition Derby that has become wildly popular during the last few years.

A separate admission price exclusively for the derby will be offered to newcomers and daytime infield fans if so desired.

Outside gate admission to the Juniata County Fair will again be FREE on Labor Day September 5 and for the two-day Tuscarora 50 All Stars races on September 9 and 10.

The Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers Series will compete at the track as part of the fair on Sunday evening, September 4.

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WILLIAMS GROVE, SELINSGROVE & UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAYS ANNOUNCE MID-ATLANTIC CROWN WEEKEND FOR 360 SPRINT CARS JULY 29-31 WITH UNITED RACING CLUB & EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Williams Grove, Selinsgrove, and Utica-Rome Speedways, in partnership with the United Racing Club (URC) and Empire Super Sprint (ESS) organizations, announced one of the biggest weekends for 360 sprint car racing in the United States July 29-31 with the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Crown.

More than $80,000 in prize money will be posted for three consecutive nights of 360 sprint car racing at the three aforementioned race tracks located in the northeast this summer.  The “Weekend of Money” is expected to draw the best 360 sprint car drivers from all parts of the United States and Canada and will determine an overall champion.

The Mid-Atlantic Crown weekend will kick off Friday, July 29, at the historic Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., with the annual 360 Nationals paying $4,000 to win. In addition to the special 360 sprint car event at the Grove, drivers will have the opportunity to compete double-duty in a full program of 410 sprint car racing.

Selinsgrove Speedway, located in Selinsgrove, Pa., where 360 sprint cars are the weekly headline open wheel division, will present the 16th Annual Mach 1 Chassis National Open paying $10,000 to win Saturday, July 30, on Night Two of the Mid-Atlantic Crown weekend.

Following the two events in central Pennsylvania, the Mid-Atlantic Crown moves north to the Empire State at the Utica-Rome Speedway in Vernon, N.Y., on Sunday, July 31, for the $10,000-to-win Cole Cup, and where the overall Mid-Atlantic Crown championship will be determined.

"The Empire Super Sprints are honored to be a part of what we hope will be an historic and annual weekend,” said Dean Reynolds, Vice President of Empire Super Sprints. “Never before have you seen three tracks work together in putting on their biggest 360 events all in one weekend.  Not only is there a lucrative amount of money to win at each but if a team just makes the three A-Mains they will take home well over $1,000. That just shows tremendous support from all three great facilities. We are very excited!"

“The United Racing Club is excited to be involved with the first Weekend of Money,” said Curt Michael, URC’s defending champion and booking agent. “It's a great thing for 360's when three awesome race tracks can work together along with URC and ESS to bring both the fans and the race teams a very unique high profile weekend. This is something new that hopefully continues to get bigger and better each year.”

A $2,000 point fund for the 360 sprint car weekend spectacular has already been established and is expected to grow in the coming months.

More details related to the first Mid-Atlantic Crown for 360 sprint cars will be released as they become available.

Track and sanctioning group information can be found at williamsgrove.com, selinsgrovespeedway.com, uticaromespeedway.com, unitedracingclub.net, and empiresupersprints.com.

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Alyson Dietz Will Make 358 Debut in 2016

By Fully Injected Motorsports

York, PA (January 25, 2016) - For the first time in her young career, 17-year-old Alyson Dietz will dedicate an entire race season toward 358 sprint car competition. The third generation racer will pilot her family-owned, Haas Shocks, ServiceMaster Clean of York & Lancaster, Gardy Enterprises, Godfrey Racing Engines, No. 25D during the upcoming year, making routine starts at the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania. Dietz, a York native and recent graduate of the 600cc micro sprint class, hopes to follow in her brother’s footsteps and show promise in the Central Pennsylvania 358 ranks.

“This is really exciting” Alyson Dietz explained, “I can’t thank my family and sponsors enough for this chance. My goal from the start has been to move further and further up in division, and this opportunity allows that to continue. I have a lot to learn, but I have a lot of support from my family. We plan to race the same car that my brother (Chase Dietz) won his Lincoln Speedway 358 championship with, so we’ll use his notes and try to point ourselves in the right direction.”

Alyson Dietz will kick-off her 2016 season with select practice dates at Susquehanna Speedway Park near York Haven. Lincoln Speedway will be her main point of focus, with potential visits to the world famous Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg also in the works.

“There are a lot of people behind the scenes that made this opportunity happen” Dietz explained, “I can’t wait to get started.”

Keep up with Alyson Dietz Racing all season long on Twitter at @AlysonDietz_89

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TRAIL-WAY SPEEDWAY GEARS UP FOR 2016 SEASON

Hanover, PA (1/18/16) – With the 2016 racing season around the corner, Hanover’s Trail-Way Speedway is excited to announce an action-packed schedule, a revamped track look, and the return of the 410 Sprint Cars! Trail-Way Speedway will open their 44th consecutive season on Saturday, March 19, with the 600 Micro Sprints, Mason Dixon 270 Micros Sponsored by Lucas Oil, and the Central PA Legends.

A significant change during the off-season was the widening of the speedway surface. This January, Trail-Way Speedway widened the turns and front stretch by several feet. Although each turn is slightly different than the other, all four turns were widened by nearly 10 feet. Turn 2 saw the most significant increase in space and was widened by 14 feet. These changes were made not only to make the track more driver-friendly, but also to give the fans a more exciting race by increasing the driver’s ability to pass.

The Shootout Series will be an exciting addition to the 2016 schedule. Trail-Way Speedway will team up with several different Pennsylvania race tracks to host a Shootout Series, which will tally feature finishing points from each track and offer an additional payout to the top five drivers at the end of the Series. The classes participating in the Shootout Series will be 410 Sprints (Trail-Way, Lincoln, Susquehanna), 358 Sprints (Trail-Way, Lincoln), 600 Micro Sprints (Trail-Way, Linda’s, Path Valley), Limited Stocks/Road Warriors (Trail-Way, Susquehanna), and the Street Stocks/Xtreme Stocks (Trail-Way, Susquehanna).

One of the most notable additions to the 2016 schedule is the first Annual Armin Hostetter Memorial race featuring the 410 Sprint Cars. Last run on July 16, 2006, the 410 Sprint Cars will be part of a three-race Shootout Series beginning at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, July 9, and will travel a short distance to Trail-Way Speedway the following night, Sunday, July 10. The final race of the 410 Shootout Series will be held at Susquehanna Speedway on Sunday, July 17. Joining the 410 Sprint Cars at Trail-Way Speedway will be the 600 Micro Sprints, who will also be competing in their own Shootout Series. The 600 Micro Sprint Shootout Series will include races at Linda’s Speedway on Friday, June 10, Trail-Way Speedway on Sunday, July 10, and concludes at Path Valley Speedway on Saturday, July 16.

The Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic 358 Sprint Car Series will continue to headline Friday night racing at Trail-Way Speedway in 2016. The first of 16 scheduled races will be held on Friday, April 8. The Insinger Fuels 358 Spring Championship will be held on May 20, and the Trone Outdoor 358 Sprint Championship will be held on August 19. Trail-Way Speedway and Lincoln Speedway will also continue the annual Shootout Series, with the first leg held at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, June 18, and the conclusion held at Trail-Way Speedway on Friday, September 2. Big Mike’s Crabhouse & Grill in Hanover, PA, will return as the Hard Charger sponsor, offering a $25 gift certificate to the driver that advances the most positions in the 358 Sprint Car feature races.

The Precise Racing Products 358 Late Model Series will return to Trail-Way Speedway in 2016 with six scheduled races, including the season-ending 18th Annual Thunder on the Farm, paying $1,200 to win. This year’s Precise Racing Products 358 Late Model Series saw a significant increase in the amount of scheduled races. The race tracks involved in the 2016 Precise Racing Products 358 Late Model Series will be Trail-Way Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and Susquehanna Speedway. A detailed schedule will be available on the Trail-Way Speedway website in the coming days.

The Micro Sprints will have a large presence at Trail-Way Speedway in 2016 with the return of the 600 Micro Sprints and the Mason Dixon 270 Micro Sprints Sponsored by Lucas Oil. The 600 Micro Sprints will begin their 14-race season on opening day, Saturday, March 19. The 600 Micro Sprints will also be involved in a three-race Shootout Series, which will include races at Linda’s Speedway on Friday, June 10; Trail-Way Speedway on Sunday, July 10 (with the 410 Sprints); and will conclude Saturday, July 16, at Path Valley Speedway. The Mason Dixon 270 Micro Sprints Sponsored by Lucas Oil will also begin their season on opening day, Saturday, March 19. The MD270’s Sponsored by Lucas Oil are scheduled for 14 races at Trail-Way Speedway in 2016. Both the 600s and 270s will conclude their racing season with the 27th Annual Kevin Gobrecht Memorial/National Open on Saturday, September 24.

The Street Stocks, Central PA Legends, and Classic Cars will all return to Trail-Way for the 2016 racing season. Scheduled for 15 races, the Street Stocks will also be involved in a two-part Shootout Series with Susquehanna Speedway. The Central PA Legends are scheduled to return with eight races and the Classic Racing Series returns with six dates.

The fan favorite Junk Car Demolition Derby will be featured twice in 2016. The two Demo Derby dates will be called the “Kings of Crash.” The first “Kings of Crash” event will be held Saturday July 2nd and will also feature the Limited Stocks in a Shootout Series race which will be partnered with a race with Susquehanna Speedway’s Road Warriors at a date to be announced at a later time. The second Junk Car Demolition “Kings of Crash” event will be held Saturday August 27th. The Limited Stocks will race in a Championship event along with the Figure 8 and Powder Puff classes.

Motorcycles will return to the famed 1/3-mile oval on the farm for the 2016 racing season with three dates. Short track races will be held Saturday, April 2, and Saturday, September 10, while the Fifth Annual Armin Hostetter Classic will be held Saturday, June 4.

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SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY 2016 SCHEDULE FEATURES VARIETY

10 Different Divisions Slated To Compete Over 25-Race Season

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway’s new management group unveiled the historic half-mile clay oval’s 2016 schedule of events Sunday evening. The lineup features lots of variety for fans, with no fewer than 10 different divisions scheduled to compete over the 25-race season.  

360 sprint cars, the track’s weekly headline open wheel division for the third consecutive season, will compete in 17 races, seven of which will be sanctioned events. The United Racing Club (URC) will make stops April 30 in the 36th Annual Jack Gunn Memorial, May 27 in the Third Annual Kramer Cup, June 4, and July 30 in the 16th Annual Mach 1 Chassis National Open.

Empire Super Sprints (ESS) will compete with URC in the Spring Showdown for 360 sprint cars April 16 as well as a full point ESS tour race May 21. The Patriot Sprints will be part of the Joe Whitcomb Memorial June 18.

Super late models will be on the racing card 20 times in 2016. For the first time since 2010, Selinsgrove will host the finale to the Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek Series June 12. The division’s crown jewel event will be the 18th Annual Late Model National Open sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series Sept. 4.

Selinsgrove and Port Royal Speedways joined forces for the inaugural “Route 35 Dirt Late Model Challenge Series” featuring three events at each speedway that will determine a series points champion. Selinsgrove’s challenge series dates include May 21, July 23, and Aug 13.

The pro stock division will return for 19 races, highlighted by the 15th Annual Pro Stock 20 championship May 14. Joining the racing cards 13 times this season will be the roadrunner division.

410 sprint cars will take the spotlight five times this year for “Thunder & Lightning in the Susquehanna Valley” beginning with the return of the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series April 24 in the Ray Tilley Classic. A special Friday Night Lights 410 sprint car race will be held June 10 followed by the Jan Opperman/Dick Bogar Memorial PA Speedweek Finale July 3.

The 410 sprint cars will round out 2016 with special Saturday night appearances Aug. 13 and Sept. 17 in the Jim Nace Memorial 34th Annual National Open.

The Race of Champions big block modifieds will open the season March 19 in the Icebreaker 40.
Other divisions making appearances at the track this season include the 305 sprint cars June 4 and July 3, limited late models June 12 and Sept. 4, super sportsman July 3, and the Mid-Atlantic Modifieds July 23.

Several promotional nights include the popular Pack The Track, featuring discounted general admission, May 7; the return of Kids Night July 9, and the Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center Driver & Fan Appreciation Night July 16. The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing will have a classic race car display at the track Aug. 6.

Selinsgrove Raceway Park, the one-fifth oval located inside of Selinsgrove Speedway’s half-mile track, will showcase go kart racing 24 times in 2016. The 16th anniversary season opener for go karts will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 3.

The Burris Money Series races for go karts are slated for Sunday, April 10; Sunday, June 5; and Sunday, June 19. The 125 micro sprint cars will join the go karts on 19 of this season’s race dates along with special appearances by the PA wing karts July 22 and Briggs & Stratton slingshots Aug. 12.

The speedway’s annual motorsports show at the Susquehanna Valley Mall in Selinsgrove will run Sunday, Feb. 21 through Saturday, Feb. 27. The season kickoff ceremony will be held in the mall’s center court at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Teams can register their race cars for the show by emailing Steve Inch at publicrelations@selinsgrovespeedway.com or by calling 570.523.8420.
 
The first race at Selinsgrove Speedway was held on July 20, 1946, and was won by Hall of Fame driver Bill Holland, who went on to win the 1949 Indianapolis 500. Following a brief closure in the early 1960’s, the speedway reopened in 1963. The upcoming 2016 season will mark the 54th consecutive year of motorsports excitement on the superspeedway of dirt track racing!

For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The track office can be reached at 570.374.2266.

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27th Season of the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Highlighted by Seven Special Events

Seven events highlight a series of specials that would make even the most loyal race fans salivate for the 27th year of action for the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series events at the Grandview Speedway.

One hundred and eighteen events have been presented in this co-promotion between Bruce Rogers, owner of Grandview Speedway, and Bob Miller, special events promotor with over $4,000,000 having been paid out to Thunder competitors since that first race in 1990.

Thunder on the Hill welcome's back the sponsorship support of NAPA Auto Parts as well as Pioneer Pole Buildings as the series headline sponsors for 2016.   GALCO Business Communications,  Quaker Steak & Lube and Window World are back for another year of special events on the Hill.

In 2016, the Thunder on the Hill Racing series kicks off with a Memorial Day Sunday Spectacular on May 29, highlighted by a 35-lap $4,000 to win Small-Block Modified spectacular with the Sportsman and the TSRS Sprint Car Series.

This sets the stage for the USAC National Sprint Car Series returning to the Grandview Speedway for the 10th running of the Jesse Hockett Classic.  These Wingless Sprint Cars join the 358 Modifieds on Tuesday, June 7.

The sizzle of summer continues with a pair of 410 Sprint Car and 358 Modified double headers.  The 22nd running of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week hits the Bechtelsville high-banks on Tuesday, June 28, and the 2nd Annual Thunder Cup takes place on Tuesday, July 26.

On Thursday, July 14, the 19th running of the Traffic Jam will showcase the stars and cars of the Super DIRTCar Series Big-Block Modifieds competing against our hometown heroes in an always exciting event.  Joining this show will be the Sportsman competing in a series of qualifying events leading up to a twenty-five lap feature.

Thursday, August 18 Thunder on the Hill Racing Series presents a Sprint Car showdown like no other when the nationally touring All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series invades the Grandview Speedway in an all-winged double header that includes the ever competitive TSRS Sprint Car Series as an accompaniment.

The Thunder series rounds out 2016 on Saturday, October 15 with the MODS at the MADHOUSE Halloween Party featuring a $5,000-to-win, 40 Lap Small-Block Modified challenge that includes the Sportsman and the TSRS Sprint Cars.

The 2016 racing season will include the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series mainstay activities and promotions, providing fun for the fans with elements such as: Pre-Race Pit Tours, the Inside/Out Experience - where fans can sign-up to watch hot laps from the infield, the Low Down & Dirty Radio Show pre-race Meet & Greet, JOE "THE PIZZA DUDE", giveaways, fireworks, and appearances by the Thunder Girls.

2016 Racing Schedule:

Sunday, May 29   7:30 PM  Memorial Day Spectacular
358 Modifieds* 35 laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprints

Tuesday, June 11 7:30 PM 10th Annual Jesse Hockett  Classic
USAC National Wingless  Sprint Car Series Eastern Storm, 358 Modifieds*

Tuesday, June 28  7:30 PM Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week
410 Sprint Cars & 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, July 14  7:30 PM 19th Annual Super DIRTCar Series Traffic Jam
Super DIRTCar Series Big-Block Modifieds and Sportsman

Tuesday, July 26  7:30 PM      410 Sprint 2nd Annual Thunder Cup
410 Sprint Cars & 358 Modifieds*

Thursday, August 18  7:30 PM All Star Circuit of Champions
All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Cars and TSRS Sprint Cars

Saturday, October 15 6 PM Mods at the Madhouse Halloween Party
358 Modifieds* 40 Laps, Sportsman & TSRS Sprint Cars

*indicates NASCAR Point Race

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WORLD OF OUTLAWS LATE MODEL SERIES RETURNS TO SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY IN 2016 FOR 18th ANNUAL NATIONAL OPEN SEPTEMBER 4!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series will return to Selinsgrove Speedway in 2016 for the 18th Annual Late Model National Open on Sunday, Sept. 4! The National Open is one of more than 40 race dates on the national touring series schedule that was unveiled at the Performance Racing Industry tradeshow in Indianapolis last weekend.
 
For the second year in a row, the Open will be a single-day event over the Labor Day holiday weekend paying $8,000 to win the 40-lap A-main. A purse of more than $35,000 will be on the line for the division’s crown jewel event at the historic Snyder County half-mile clay oval.

Last year, Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., wired the field for his third straight win in the Late Model Open. He became the first driver to pull off the hat trick with three consecutive victories.

Chris Shuey of Orefield won the inaugural Late Model Open in 1999 followed by a win in the 2001 race. Jeff Rine of Danville, the track’s 11-time champion, is the only four-time winner of the race, having won the Open in 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2009.  Nick Dickson of Lewistown is the only other repeat winner with victories in 2007 and 2012.

Other past winners of the Late Model Open include Kenny Pettyjohn of Millsboro, Del. (2000); Dale Kerstetter of Liverpool (2002); Jeff Smith of Blain (2003); Scott Haus of Hamburg (2004); Dan Stone of Thompson (2010); and Rick Eckert of York (2011).

The limited late models will share the racing card in a 20-lap main event. Track gates will open at 4 p.m. with qualifying slated to start at 7 p.m. FREE camping will be permitted on the speedway grounds over the National Open weekend.

Selinsgrove’s Late Model Open will cap off a big Labor Day holiday weekend for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series in Pennsylvania with races also scheduled at the Lernerville Speedway on Sept. 2 and 3.

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Williams Grove Releases 2016 Schedule With 33 Races For 410 Sprints

USAC Silver Crown Returns Along With Super DIRTcar big blocks

12/13/15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway has released its 2016 schedule of events that includes a total of 35 race dates beginning with the season opener on March 18, 2016 at 7:30 pm.

The 410 sprint cars will be the featured attraction on 33 of those 35 dates.

Perhaps the biggest news coming off of the 2016 schedule release is the return of the USAC Silver Crown series to the track for the first time since 1981.

The Silver Crown program takes place on Friday, June 10 and revives a decades long event but one that has also been missing from the Williams Grove slate since 1975 in the form of the Ted Horn/Bill Schindler Memorial.

The Horn/Schindler 100 is sure to be a can’t miss event.

Of course the World of Outlaws sprint cars return to the track for a total of seven events including the series customary two-day May and July stands along with the three-day 54th annual Champion Racing Oil National Open on September 29, 30 and October 1.

Champion Oil will also be the title sponsor of the July Summer Nationals World of Outlaws program.

The All Star Circuit of Champions sprints will make just one appearance at the track next season, on August 19 for the Jack Gunn Memorial.

The United Racing Club 360 c.i. sprints have a healthy five dates inked on the 2016 schedule while the regular Williams Grove HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprints enjoy 11 total shows on the agenda.

June 22 will find a rare show at the track as the historic oval hosts the return of the Super DIRTcar Series big block modifieds  for the first time since 2006.  The URC sprints will join the big blocks for the Thursday show.

Other divisions appearing on the 2016 schedule include ARDC Midgets, PASS IMCA 305 sprints, street stocks, super sportsman, limited late models and super late models.

The super lates join the 410 sprints for the season opener in March before returning twice more.

The regular Williams Grove 410 sprints cars, aside from competing in the season-long Lawrence Chevrolet point title chase, will also be taking part in two other series of races within the overall title chase.

The Hoosier Diamond Series will again be staged with a champion declared based on performances in select races during the year while a new series of sorts, the Yellow Breeches 500 races take place on April 1, April 15, May 6, July 8 and August 26.

The Yellow Breeches 500 races will be handicapped races paying a healthy increase of $500 to start each feature.

The majority of the season beginning in April will see starting times moved back from 7:30 pm to the once regular 8 pm green flags.

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410 SPRINT CAR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

RETURNS TO SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY JUNE 10

Fourth 410 Sprint Car Date Added To 2016 Selinsgrove Slate

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present a special “Friday Night Lights” racing program in 2016 featuring the popular 410 sprint cars at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 10! The first Friday night 410 sprint car race at the track in 10 years will be highlighted by a 25-lap main event!

The latest 410 sprint car date at Selinsgrove for next season is due to Williams Grove Speedway’s announcement this week of the United States Auto Club (USAC) Silver Crown Champ Cars appearing at the Grove on June 10.

TJ Stutts of Liverpool, the speedway’s defending Mach 1 Chassis 360 sprint car champion, was the last driver to win a Friday night 410 sprint car race at Selinsgrove on March 24, 2006. In fact, Stutts won back-to-back Friday night 410 sprint car events that year with a victory the previous week on March 17 while driving Gary and Patti Beam’s No. 88.

The June 10 race will be the first of two special events at the historic Snyder County oval over the early June weekend. Selinsgrove will also host the finale to the Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek Series on Sunday, June 12. There will be no racing on Saturday, June 11.

Other 410 sprint car dates at Selinsgrove in 2016 will include the All Star Circuit of Champions Sunday, April 24; PA Speedweek Finale Sunday, July 3; and the Jim Nace Memorial National Open Saturday, Sept. 17.

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SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY 2016 MOTORSPORTS SHOW SET FOR SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY MALL FEBRUARY 21-27

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The 2016 edition of the Selinsgrove Speedway Motorsports Show at the Susquehanna Valley Mall in Selinsgrove is slated to run Sunday, Feb. 21 through Saturday, Feb. 27.

Throughout the week-long show, fans will have the opportunity to check out all the new race cars as well as visit with drivers representing a variety of divisions during regular mall hours. Speedway officials will also be on hand to answer questions, hand out 2016 race schedules, and renew season reserved seats.

The season kick-off ceremony will be held in the mall’s center court at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, when Dan Foss of Foss Jewelers in Selinsgrove will present the gold championship rings to the speedway’s 2015 track champions.

Race teams can register their cars by emailing publicrelations@selinsgrovespeedway.com. There is no fee to participate in the show.

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RACE OF CHAMPIONS DIRT MODIFIED SERIES RETURNS TO SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY MARCH 19 FOR 2016 ICEBREAKER

Northeast Modified Event Will Open Series & Track Seasons!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – The Race of Champions dirt Modified Series will return with its traditional opening event at Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Selinsgrove has been the site of 11 previous Race of Champions events dating back to the first “Icebreaker” on March 15, 2008, which was won by Rick Laubach of Hellertown.

“Selinsgrove has been a staple event of the Race of Champions dirt Modified Series,” began Joe Skotnicki of the Race of Champions. “Joe Kaminski and Charlie Paige did a tremendous job building the tradition of a great event and we were thrilled to hear from Steve Inch, Alan Kreitzer, and Mike Heffner in regard to continuing this date and building on that great tradition. It has always provided an exciting start to the season.”

The March 19 Insinger Performance Products Icebreaker will be a one-day event featuring the big block dirt modifieds in a 40-lap main event paying $4,000 to win at the historic Snyder County half-mile oval.
 
“As we are putting together our 2016 schedule we wanted to continue the speedway’s partnership with the Race of Champions organization,” said Selinsgrove Speedway general manager Steve Inch “We look forward to working with Joe Skotnicki on this marquee event for the dirt modifieds here in the northeast. The weather has been a factor the past three years so everyone is keeping their fingers crossed for a nice day on March 19.”

Track gates will open at 12 p.m. with racing slated for 2 p.m. The rain date, if needed, will be Sunday, March 20. More information will be forthcoming and details will be made available in the coming months on the Race of Champions and Utica-Rome Speedway websites.

Previous dirt modified winners at Selinsgrove Speedway include Dave Kelly (big block, 1982), Rick Laubauch (big block, 2008), Pat Ward (small block, 2009, 2010), Danny Johnson (big block, 2009, 2011), Matt Shepard (big block, 2010), Jeff Strunk (small block, 2011), Duane Howard (small block, 2012, 2013), Ryan Godown (big block, 2012), and Billy Pauch (big block, 2012).

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FAMILY CONTINUES ARMIN HOSTETTER’S LEGACY, UPGRADES PLANNED FOR 2016

Hanover, PA (11/25/2015) - As anticipation grows among fans and race teams, Trail-Way Speedway is in the final stages of preparation and planning for the 2016 racing season. Hanover’s Trail-Way Speedway is proud to announce that all major divisions will be invited back for the 2016 racing season.

Some of the upgrades planned for 2016 include moving clay around and making the track wider. Photos of this process will be documented on our social media accounts (Facebook: www.facebook.com/trailwayspeedway & Twitter: www.twitter.com/twspeedway) throughout the winter months.

With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s nearly time for the annual Trail-Way Speedway, end-of-year banquet. The 2015 banquet will be held at SAVES (Southeastern Adams Volunteer Emergency Services) Hall, located in Hanover, at the edge of McSherrystown. This year’s banquet will be held on Saturday December 12th, which will be a week later than previous track banquets.  

Sponsorship and marketing opportunities are abundant at Trail-Way Speedway for the 2016 racing season. There are several different ways local businesses can participate in Trail-Way’s programs: from seasonal sponsorships to individual event sponsorships, billboards and contests, there’s no limit to what Trail-Way Speedway can do to promote your company.

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Port Royal Champions Feted At Annual Banquet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

11/21/15

Port Royal – The 2015 Port Royal Speedway track champions and top point finishers were honored at the annual Speedway awards banquet, held Saturday night, November 21 at the Port Royal Community Building.

Feted was the champions: Lucas Wolfe, 410 sprints; Jeff Miller, 305 sprints; Mike Lupfer, super late models; Andrew Yoder, econo late models; and Jason Zook, xtreme stocks.

All the champions received an array of laurels including gift certificates to the Juniata Valley Winery, championship rings from Foss Jewelers of Lewistown, championship jackets courtesy of Hoosier Tire Mid Atlantic, granite etchings courtesy of Prayer Mountain Monuments; photo albums courtesy of WRT Speedwerx Brian Rhoads and fuel certificates from Insinger Racing Fuels.

Wolfe became the second driver in the family to notch a Port Royal sprint car title, following in his father Randy’s footsteps in 1982.

The Mechanicsburg pilot recorded two wins on his championship season, scoring an average feature finish of 5.9 in the 20 point events he contested for championship car owners John and Pee Wee Zemaitis of Tower City.

With a second place finish in the points, Port Royal’s Dylan Cisney picked up Most Improved in the class while sixth in points Ryan Taylor was honored with the Sportsmanship award.  Tyler Bear was Rookie of the Year.

Mike Lupfer of Shermansdale recorded his second super late model title in a row, becoming the first driver to repeat since Scott Haus did it in 2011.   

Lupfer’s average feature finish on the season was 6.6 while notching four wins on the year including three in a row as the year began.

Second in points, Mitch Hack of Mexico was voted Sportsmanship honoree while fourth in points, Trent Brenneman picked up Most Improved.

Rookie of the Year went to Andrew Yoder.

Yoder also took home the track crown in the econo late model division in a season that included a pair of victories and an average feature finish of second.

In the 10 events Yoder contested, he never finished worse than third in any of the races.

Tim Fedder picked up the Sportsmanship award in the class.

Bernheisel Racing Components, the product sponsor of both late model classes on the year gave out awards in both divisions.

Yoder received $500 as the econo late champion while second in points, Eric Irvin won the season long Hard Charger award for advancing a total of 48 spots in the 10 races he entered.

Lupfer received a cool $1,000 from Bernheisel while also pocketing Hard Charger laurels in the super lates, piling up a total of 82 advanced spots over the course of the year.

Jason Zook took home xtreme stock laurels with an average feature finish of third in the seven races contested.

Xtreme stock Sportsmanship laurels went to Charlie Bryner.

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MONTIETH CLAIMS FIFTH TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINTS;

Doug Hammaker edges Matt Campbell by five points to take first Lincoln title in 358 sprint division

YORK, PA, 11/21/15 - Lincoln Speedway track champions and special year-end awards were handed out at the Wyndham Garden York Hotel Saturday night, November 21st. The top ten finishers in the season-long point series for both sprint car divisions and special awards were distributed to rookies’ of-the-year and most improved driver.

MONTIETH WINS BIG RACES, INCLUDING “DIRT CLASSIC” TO CLAIM FIFTH LAWRENCE CHEVROLET TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP

Phoenixville’s Brian Montieth rode the strength of six wins and 21 top-ten finishes in 24 races to claim his fifth Lincoln track title. Among his wins were the Spring Championship, Sterner Memorial, All-Star Circuit of Champions show, and the biggest race in Lincoln history, the Second Annual “Dirt Classic.” Sixteen of those 21 top-ten finishes were actually top fives. Back-to-back victories on weeks two and three (the Spring Championship) vaulted Montieth into a points lead he never relinquished. Montieth’s other win came in a regular point show on May 30th. Montieth’s “Dirt Classic” win was a milestone 50th, sixth on all the all-time Lincoln win list. His fifth title is third to only Fred Rahmer (11) and Steve Smith (9). Montieth’s title also earned Scott Zellers Lincoln’s mechanic of-the-year award.

2014 track champ Alan Krimes won the Hilly Rife Memorial, scored nine top-five finishes and 18 top-ten finishes to a runner-up finish in season points.

2014 national and Lincoln rookie of-the-year Austin Hogue of Dover certainly didn’t suffer the dreaded sophomore jinx. Though he didn’t get a Lincoln win in ’15, he did score six top-five and 13 top-ten finishes in a competitive Lincoln field to finish third in season points. Hogue was also awarded the inaugural Harry Fletcher Sportsmanship Award.

Kyle Moody, voted by track officials as the most improved driver of the year, went winless at Lincoln in 2015, but did lead 36 laps during the season and contended for the win in several events. He registered two top-five and 10 top-ten finishes to end fourth in season points.

Rounding out the top five in the season point series was six-time winner Danny Dietrich. Though traveling a few times and missing races, Dietrich was able to garner 16 top-five finishes, trying champ Montieth for the series lead in that category. He also scored 18 top-ten finishes, meaning his was in the top five all but two races during the year. Among his wins were the John Gleim “Dirt Classic Qualifier,” first PA Speedweek show at Lincoln, and final Gohn Memorial.

Sixth through tenth in season points were Cory Haas, Jim Siegel, Robbie Kendall, Freddie Rahmer, and Gerard McIntyre, Jr. (whose lone win came in the season finale Hank Gentzler Memorial Manufacturers Night).

Brothers Brandon and Freddie Rahmer both scored their first-career 410 sprint wins during the season, and they came on back-to-back weeks August 29th and September 5th.

Other Lincoln wins in 2015 were recorded by Greg Hodnett (who won both the season opener and the World of Outlaws race on May 13th), and single-race winners J.J. Grasso, Glenndon Forsythe, Jim Siegel, Stevie Smith, Lance Dewease, and Chase Dietz, Lincoln’s rookie of-the-year who won on Premier Auto Works Night.

All told, there were 13 different winners in 24 races at Lincoln in 2015.

SPECIAL AWARDS WINNERS (410 Sprints)
Super Sprint Champion – Brian Montieth
Mechanic of the Year – Scott Zellers
Rookie of the Year – Chase Dietz
Harry Fletcher Sportsmanship Award – Austin Hogue
Most Improved Driver – Kyle Moody

DOUG HAMMAKER CLAIMS FIRST-EVER LINCOLN SPEEDWAY KEIZER ALUMINUM WHEELS TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP

Carlisle’s Doug Hammaker won three times during the season to edge Matt Campbell by a mere five points and claim his first track title in Lincoln’s 358 sprint car division. Despite a rainout on the final points race of the year, Hammaker came back to win the season finale on October 10th and put an exclamation point on a thrilling season-long points chase that saw several point leaders during the year. All told, Hammaker scored 11 top-five and 12 top-ten finishes in 16 events.

Fawn Grove’s Campbell won two races and finished second in season points. He challenged Hammaker down the stretch with six top-five and a series-leading 13 top-ten finishes.

Fellow two-time winner and former two-time track champ (2008 & 2011) Jeff Rohrbaugh finished third in season points. His two wins tied him with Cory Haas atop the all-time Lincoln career 358 sprint car win list with 13. He ended the season with seven top-five and 11 top-ten finishes and won the Trail-Way/Lincoln 358 “Shootout” on the strength of two second-place finishes.

Lady driver Brie Hershey of Dillsburg completed a solid year by finishing fourth in season points. She four top-five and nine top-ten finishes.

Cody Fletcher earned the most improved driver award on the strength of three top-five and nine top-ten finishes to finish fifth in the season point series. He also received the Harry Fletcher Memorial Sportsmanship Award, in honor of his grandfather, who passed away late in the 2015 season.

Sixth through tenth in season points were Matt Findley, rookie of-the-year Cole Young (who scored his first career win on May 23rd), Chandler Leiby (one win), Tyler Esh, and Kyle Denmyer.

Other drivers who picked up their first Lincoln career wins in 2015 were Kody Lehman, Davie Franek, Bill Stine, and Jeff Halligan (who won twice).

Other winners during the year were Todd Rittenhouse, Jr. (who won opening night) and Adrian Shaffer (who missed some races but finished 11th in the final point standings).

All told, there were 12 different winners in 16 events.

SPECIAL AWARDS WINNERS (358 Sprints)
358 Sprint Champion – Doug Hammaker
Rookie of the Year – Cole Young
Harry Fletcher Sportsmanship Award - Cody Fletcher
Most Improved Driver – Cody Fletcher

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ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS SPRINT CAR SERIES RETURNS TO SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY IN 2016!

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – For the first time in 16 years, the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series will return to Selinsgrove Speedway in 2016 for a classic showdown against the “Pennsylvania Posse” on Sunday, April 24.

The All Star special, featuring a 30-lap A-main paying $5,000 to win, is one of three marquee events already slated for the popular 410 sprint cars next year at the historic Snyder County half-mile oval under the speedway’s new promotional team.

“Our 2016 schedule is coming together and will be highlighted by a number of special events like the All Star race for our fans,” said speedway general manager Steve Inch. “We can’t wait to see Tony Stewart’s All Star series back at Selinsgrove.”

“We are really excited about next year’s schedule,” said Tony Stewart, owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions, in a prepared statement. “We’ve added seven tracks to the slate in 2016.”

The All Stars will showcase race dates ranging from early February until late October. “America’s Series” will headline 51 dates during the new season, visiting seven states and nearly 30 facilities in the Northeast and Midwest.

In the 14 All Star-sanctioned sprint car races that have been held at Selinsgrove Speedway, there has never been a repeat winner. Previous All Star winners at the track include Bobbie Adamson (1970), Mike Lloyd (1973), Randy Wolfe (1982), Len Krautheim (1986), Doug Wolfgang (1987), Kenny Jacobs (1990), Frankie Kerr (1991), Cris Eash (1991), Johnny Mackison Jr. (1991), Dale Blaney (1996), Keith Kauffman (1997), Greg Hodnett (1998), Fred Rahmer (1999), and Todd Shaffer (2000).

The 410 sprint cars will also compete at Selinsgrove Sunday, July 3, for the PA Speedweek Finale and Saturday, Sept. 17, for the Jim Nace Memorial National Open.

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Dietrich Wins $10,000 at the 6th Annual Final Showdown at SSP on Saturday

Newberrytown, PA (November 14, 2015) – The 6th Annual Final Showdown for the 410 Sprint Cars at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Saturday afternoon, November 14 went to Danny Dietrich of Thomasville.  York’s Chase Dietz took the 358 Sprint Car portion as well claiming the 20-lap feature event.

By virtue of qualifying sixth in time trials, Lance Dewease started in the pole position of the 30-lap 410 Sprint Car feature event.  At the green, outside polesitter Gerard McIntyre Jr. grabbed the early lead.  Just after the midway point of the race on lap 17, Danny Dietrich made his way by McIntyre to take the lead.  As the laps wound down and Dietrich entered lapped traffic, Justin Henderson began making a late race charge for the lead.  Henderson ran out of laps as Dietrich took the victory over Henderson.  Dewease finished third, followed by Greg Hodnett and Brian Montieth in fourth and fifth places respectively.     

Heat race wins went to Brent Marks, Justin Henderson and Steve Buckwalter.  Kyle Moody won the consolation event. Greg Hodnett was the fast qualifier in time trials with a time of 14.397 seconds (existing one-lap track record is 14.256 seconds set by Ryan Smith at the same event last season).

In the 20-lap 358 Sprint Car feature, Kyle Denmyer took the lead from the pole position.  Sixth place starter Chase Dietz immediately challenged Denmyer and took the top spot on lap 13.  Dietz went on to take the victory for the second year in a row at this event over Doug Haammaker who also got around Denmyer on lap 13.   Denmyer came across the finish line in third, followed by Chris Frank in fourth.  Jake Eldreth rounded out the top five.  Qualifying heat race winners were Tyler Walton and Doug Hammaker.   

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located midway between Harrisburg and York off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south.  For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net.  On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information.

Susquehanna Speedway Park Race Results from Saturday, November 14, 2015

410 Sprint Cars (30 laps): 1. Danny Dietrich; 2. Justin Henderson; 3. Lance Dewease; 4. Greg Hodnett; 5. Brian Montieth; 6. Aaron Ott; 7. Ryan Smith; 8. Gerard McIntyre Jr.; 9. Brent Marks; 10. Brock Zearfoss; 11. Steve Buckwalter; 12. Mark Smith; 13. Justin Barger; 14. Jacob Allen; 15. Steve Owings; 16. Kyle Moody; 17. Dylan Cisney; 18. Chase Dietz; 19. Glenndon Forsythe; 20. Tim Glatfelter; 21. Mike Bittinger; 22. Joe Kata III; 23. Austin Hogue; 24. Anthony Macri; DNS – Logan Schuchart; DNQ – Bradley Howard; Wayne Dadetto; Jevon Ahner; William Eggimann; Kevin Albert; Tyler Ross; Anthony Fiore; Colby Womer; Ryan Wilson; Kyle Reinhardt; Chuck Hebring.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: McIntyre Jr. (1-16); Dietrich (17-30).

HEAT RACE WINNERS: Marks, Henderson and Buckwalter.

CONSOLATION RACE WINNER: Moody.

FAST QUALIFIER (Time Trials): Greg Hodnett – 14.397

358 Sprint Cars (20 laps): 1. Chase Dietz; 2. Doug Hammaker; 3. Kyle Denmyer; 4. Chris Frank; 5. Jake Eldreth; 6. Tyler Walton; 7. Lucas Montgomery; 8. Brie Hershey; 9. John Braim; 10. Todd Reed; 11. Trey Hivner; 12. Scott Fisher; 13. Rick Horn; 14. Tim Stallings; 15. Dwight Leppo; DNS – Todd Gracey; Adam Lyman.

FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Denmyer (1-12); Dietz (13-20).

Previous Winners of The Final Showdown:
2010: Chad Layton (410 Sprint Cars); Aaron Ott (358 Sprint Cars).
2011: Don Kreitz Jr. (410 Sprint Cars); Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars).
2012: Don Kreitz Jr. (410 Sprint Cars); Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars).
2013: Derek Sell (410 Sprint Cars); Josh Beard (358 Sprint Cars).
2014: Greg Hodnett (410 Sprint Cars); Chase Dietz (358 Sprint Cars).
2015: Danny Dietrich (410 Sprint Cars); Chase Dietz (358 Sprint Cars).

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ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS 410 SPRINTS RETURN TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

The All Star Circuit of Champions will make a return visit to the Grandview Speedway on Thursday night, August 18, all part of the 2016 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series.   

The All Stars are no stranger to the “hill” although their last visit was back on August 29, 2000 when Chris Eash won the All Star Thunder on the Hill event. Previous All Star feature winners at Grandview include Jeff Sheppard, Fred Rahmer, Billy Pauch, Lance Dewease, Donnie Kreitz, Jimmy Horton and Steve Smith.

It’s a new deal in 2016 with a cast of competitors looking to score their first All Star win in Thunder on the Hill competition.   

Expected entries include All Star favorites Dale Blaney, Cody Darrah, Chad Kemenah, Greg Wilson, Tim Shaffer, Sheldon Haudenschild, Danny Holtgraver and  the Thunder on the Hill sponsored entry of Ryan Smith  just to name a few.   Likely Pennsylvania stars include Greg Hodnett, Danny Dietrich, Brent Marks, Lance Dewease, Lucas Wolfe, Alan Krimes, Freddie Rahmer and JJ Grasso.

In Thunder on the Hill history, All Star competitor Chad Kemenah was a feature winner on  June 30, 2009 as  Tim Shaffer scored his only Thunder victory on August 23, 1995.  Pennsylvania favorite Lance Dewease is a ten time Thunder on the Hill winner with his last win coming on October 14,2003 joined by Greg Hodnett with eight Thunder triumphs with his last Thunder victory taking place on July 29, 2014.

2016 will mark the twenty-seventh season for Thunder on the Hill at Grandview Speedway.  Over the years, one-hundred and eighteen Thunder on the Hill events were presented paying out in excess of $4,027,865 to the competitors.   Thunder on the Hill is a co-promotion between Grandview track owner Bruce Rogers and special events organizer Bob Miller.

Other confirmed 2016 Thunder on the Hill race dates at Grandview Speedway include the return of the AMSOIL USAC non-wing sprints, this year joined by the 358 NASCAR Modifieds on Tuesday night, June 7 and the Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Speed Week Series and the 358 NASCAR Modifieds set for Tuesday night, June 28.    Other special events are in the final planning stage and will be announced shortly.

Past All Star Winners at Grandview
August 29, 2000                Cris Eash
August 25, 1999                Jeff Sheppard
May 5, 1999                        Fred Rahmer
August 26, 1998                Billy Pauch
May 3, 1998                        Billy Pauch
August 27, 1997                Donnie Kreitz
September 17, 1986        Donnie Kreitz
August 12, 1982                Jimmy Horton
July 29, 1982                       Steve Smith

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SELINSGROVE FAIR ASSOCIATION INKS TENTATIVE DEAL WITH NEW PROMOTIONAL TEAM TO OPERATE SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY IN 2016

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – A tentative deal is in place for a new promotional team to operate Selinsgrove Speedway beginning in 2016, according to an announcement Wednesday evening by Dawayne Betzer, president of the Selinsgrove Fair Association, Inc., which has oversight of the historic Snyder County half-mile dirt track.

Mike Heffner of Hellertown, a successful championship sprint car team owner, will head a group which includes Alan Kreitzer of Mechanicsburg. Heffner said that the group has named Steve Inch of Lewisburg as the track’s new promoter.

“Selinsgrove Speedway has a rich history, which is something I have an appreciation for,” said Heffner, who is the president of Lelands.com, one of the most respected sports memorabilia auction houses in the world. “Everyone involved in this effort believes Selinsgrove Speedway has a lot of potential. We didn’t want to see another one of the great historic tracks close its gates for good.”
 
Kreitzer operates Lincoln Speedway in Hanover with Don and Bob Leiby, and previously promoted Silver Spring and Williams Grove Speedways.

Inch has served as track announcer and publicity director at a number of area race tracks over the last 25 years.

“I feel very fortunate that Mike and Alan and a dedicated group of associate sponsors are behind the speedway going into 2016,” said Inch. “This is an exciting opportunity for me to promote the track where I grew up as a race fan.”

“We look forward to working with Mike, Steve, and the new promotional team,” said Betzer. “I believe the racing community will be as excited as we are to work with this group to continue the great racing tradition at Selinsgrove Speedway.”

“I would like to thank everyone for their patience over the last couple of months,” continued Betzer. “The Fair Association would also like to thank Charlie Paige and his family and staff for all of their work over the last 15 years to help renovate the speedway for future generations of race fans to enjoy.”   

At this time there are no plans to make any major changes to the speedway’s traditional Saturday night programs. The 360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners will share most of the 2016 racing cards with other divisions being considered for special events.

The season will tentatively open with the big block modifieds on Saturday, March 19.

The 410 sprint cars will be at Selinsgrove Speedway for the PA Speedweek finale on Sunday, July 3 (raindate: July 4), and the 34th Annual Jim Nace Memorial National Open Saturday, Sept. 17 (raindate: Sept. 18).  Additional 410 sprint car shows will likely be added to the schedule.

Go kart racing will be the main attraction at Selinsgrove Raceway Park, the one-fifth mile track located inside of Selinsgrove Speedway’s half-mile oval, for the 16th straight year.
 
The first race at Selinsgrove Speedway was held on July 20, 1946, and was won by Hall of Fame driver Bill Holland, who went on to win the 1949 Indianapolis 500. Following a brief closure in the early 1960’s, the speedway reopened in 1963. The upcoming 2016 season will mark the 54th consecutive year of motorsports excitement on the superspeedway of dirt track racing!

For a complete schedule when it becomes available, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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Fred Rahmer Promotions Announced 2016 Path Valley Speedway Park Event Dates and Divisions.

SPRING RUN, Pa. (November 3, 2015) – While the sprint car racing season has yet to conclude for most teams, the Fred Rahmer Promotions staff is at work putting together plans for the 2016 racing season.  The first step to the elaborate puzzle of dates, activities, parties and promotions is the finalization of dates for the sophomore season of #PartyAtThePath events at Path Valley Speedway Park.

“Planning our Path Valley dates is really just the start of our 2016 season,” Fred Rahmer stated.  “We’ve tried to make these events more of a full-day family activity -- instead of just a night at the race track – and that continues to be our goal.  I really believe the racing at Path Valley is second to none and we’re working on a lot of ideas to make it just as exciting before the racing starts.”

Rahmer’s series of Path Valley Speedway dates kick-off on Sunday, May 1st, followed by the popular Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week event on Sunday, June 26 and concluding on Sunday, August 28.

The #PartyAtThePath events will once again include the 410 Sprint Cars as the main attraction, with the 600cc winged Micro Sprints – a formula that proved successful in past events.

In 2015, Fred Rahmer Promotions presented 3 events at the Path Valley Speedway and garnered a standing-room-only crowd at Lincoln Speedway for the Legends of Central Pennsylvania event.

Fans are encouraged to visit Fred Rahmer Promotions online at www.fredrahmerpromotions.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fredrahmerpromotions, and on Twitter @RahmerRacing to keep up-to-date on additional events, race formats, payouts and competitor registration information.

Anyone interested in becoming a Fred Rahmer Promotions Marketing Partner can contact Jay Dugan at 609-807-8586 or jay@radicaldesigngroup.net.  Marketing options are available to fit all budgets.

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J&K Salvage Candy Bowl XI and 12th Annual Miller’s Racing Parts Fall Classic Slated for Saturday, October 31 at SSP

No Pre-Entry or Entry Fees for any Division

WEDNESDAY NIGHT TEST & TUNE on Oct. 28 Cancelled

Newberrytown, PA (October 18, 2015) – The Wednesday night Test & Tune scheduled for October 28 has been cancelled due to rain.  There will be no make-up date for the Test & Tune

The J&K Salvage Candy Bowl and the 12th Annual Miller’s Racing Parts Fall Classic presented by Insinger Fuels returns to the Susquehanna Speedway Park as a one-day show on Saturday, October 31.  The raindate will be Sunday, November 1, if necessary with the same time schedule.  There is no entry fee for any division racing.

This action-packed event will feature the Sportsman Modifieds, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stock Cars, Road Warriors, Mini Vans, Blast from the Past Vintage Cars, ACMS Stock 600cc Micro Sprints, Legends Cars, and Sidewinder Sprints.

Before the Sportsman Modifeds feature begins, the cars and drivers in all divisions will be brought to the frontstretch for the children in costumes to trick or treat.  This will also be a great opportunity for everyone to visit their favorite drivers to get pictures and autographs.

The open comp Sportsman Modified race will follow the generally accepted Sportsman Modified rules throughout local tracks in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York (no 4 bbl carbs permitted).  Sail panels are permitted and the minimum weight rule will be 2,450 lbs for cars with aluminum wheels and 2,375 lbs for cars with steel wheels.  The 20-lap feature will pay $1,000 to the winner and $100 to start.   

As with previous years, both the Street Stocks and Xtreme Stock Cars will utilize small common set of rules along with the driver’s hometrack rules.  The Street Stocks will accept rules from 19 different speedways from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey.  The Xtreme Stocks will accept rules from 17 speedways from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey.  The Road Warriors will follow that 2015 SSP rules that also allow cars to compete from other speedways.  A race flyer concerning rules and purse payout is available at www.sspracing.net.

The 50-lap Street Stock feature (first 40 green & yellow laps will count with the final 10 laps being all green flag laps with no scheduled fuel stops) will pay $1,000 to the winner (No entry fee).  All qualifying will be done through heats races and last chance consolation races.  The top three drivers in each heat race will redraw for their feature starting spot.  The remainder of the feature will be lined up according to finishing positions in the qualifying races. A blind draw will determine the heat race lineups.

The 40-lap Xtreme Stock Car feature event (first 30 green & yellow laps will count with the final 10 laps being all green flag laps with no scheduled fuel stops) will pay $500.00 to the winner (no entry fee).  All qualifying will be done through heats races and last chance consolation races.  The top three drivers in each heat race will redraw for their feature starting spot.  A blind draw will determine the heat race lineups.

The 30-lap Road Warrior feature event (first 20 green & yellow laps will count with the final 10 laps being all green flag laps with no scheduled fuel stops)  will pay $350 to the winner.  All cars entered will be qualified for the feature.  A blind draw will determine the starting lineup.   

The Blast from the Past Vintage Cars, ACMS 600cc Stock Micro Sprints, Legends Cars, Mini Vans, Sidewinder Sprints will all follow their club/touring class rules.

Gates will open for the pit area at 11:30 a.m. and grandstand area at 12:00 p.m.  Track Prep Laps begin at 1:15 p.m. with racing action beginning at 2:00 p.m.   

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Saturday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $15.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $13.00; Children (10 & under) are free.  Pit pass prices are $25.00.  The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14.   

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south.  For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net.  On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the “Big Track” and the “Outback Track.”

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The SSP Final Showdown paying $10,000-To-Win on Saturday, November 14 Brings a Close to Central PA Racing Season

On Saturday afternoon, November 14, the Susquehanna Speedway Park will host The Final Showdown for the Super (410) Sprint Cars in the Central PA area as well as the entire United States for 2015.  Also included in this special program will be the popular 358 Sprint Cars.  The raindate will be Sunday, November 15.   
The 410 Sprint Car feature event will be 30-laps and pay the winner $10,000 if the driver is pre-entered on or before Monday, November 9.  Anyone entering the event on Tuesday, November 10 or after will receive $5,000-to-win.  The race will also pay $300 to start the feature.  Tow money ($50.00) for non-qualifying drivers will only be paid to those who pre-entered before November 9.   For the 410 Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required.  All other rules of the Central PA 410 Sprint Cars will prevail for this event including the current Central PA Hoosier tire rule.   Raceivers will be mandatory.

The 410 Super Sprint Cars will qualify in time trials with the top six automatically qualifying for the 30-lap feature.  The top six will be inverted for the feature and will not attempt to qualify through the heat races.  The remaining cars will qualify for the 30-lapper through heat races and last chance races.

The 358 Sprint Car feature event will be 20-laps and pay the winner $2,000 if they are pre-entered on or before Monday, November 9.  Anyone entering the event on Tuesday, November 10 or after will receive $1,500-to-win.  The race will also now pay and increased amount of $200 to start the feature.  Tow money ($50.00) for non-qualifying drivers will only be paid to those who pre-entered before November 10.   The tire rule will be the same used at the regular PA 358 Sprint Car tracks.  All other rules of the Central PA 358 Sprint Cars will prevail for this event.  Mufflers are not required for the 358 Sprint Cars.  Raceivers will be mandatory.

For the 358 Sprint Cars, the starting positions for the qualifying heat races will be aligned through a blind draw at the pit gate on the day of the event.  The feature lineup will be determined by heat race number one winner drawing for an inversion (1,3,6,9) or (1,2,4,6,8) depending on the number of heat races.

As an extra bonus, all pre-entrants will be able to draw a second time for a starting position if he or she does not like their first draw for position.  However, the entrant must take the second drawn spot regardless of whether or not it is a better starting position.

Pre-entry for the event was not mandatory, but highly encouraged to receive the benefits of pre-entering.  A Pre-entry with the fee ($50.00) must be postmarked by Monday, November 9, 2015.  All entries postmarked on or after Tuesday, November 10, 2015 will not receive the bonus winner’s pay, tow money if not qualified and the choice for second pill draw.  Entries will be taken on the day of the event.  The entry fee includes a complimentary pit pass for the driver.

Gates will open for both the pit area at 11:30 a.m. and grandstand area at 12:00 p.m. with racing action beginning at 2:00 p.m.   

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Saturday are Adults (ages 18-59) $20.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $15.00; Children (10 & under) are free.  Pit pass prices are $30.00 for everyone.  The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14.  The Entry Fee for the Driver includes the pit pass with the entry.

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Port Royal 2016 Schedule In The Works, Three-Day Memorial Day Holiday Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Extravaganza Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

10/25/15

Port Royal – As the checkers fell on the Port Royal Speedway season finale featuring the World of Outlaws sprint cars on Saturday night, work is already underway on the 2016 slate of events.

Work has been ongoing since late August evaluating the calendar for a new season with coordination meetings and phone calls taking place between area divisions and sanctioning bodies.

The newest and biggest event on the 2016 schedule will be the expanded Bob Weikert Memorial.

Originally planned to expand to a two-day format, oval officials announced at the Saturday night season finale that the new format for next season will now see the event become a three-day sprint car blockbuster, taking place over the entire three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend.

The 2016 Weikert Memorial will be a three-day Port Royal PA Posse sprint car racing extravaganza that will span the weekend next season, kicking off the summer with pizzazz.

Dates for the 2016 Bob Weikert Memorial will be Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 28, 29 and 30, 2016.

Monday’s program will crown the prestigious Weikert Memorial champion as the huge weekend comes to a close.

Details of the Saturday-Sunday-Monday format and oval activities are still being finalized and are currently under review thanks to the Weikert family and Weikert’s Livestock of Fairfield.

Of course the other huge two-day weekend set to take place will be as part of the Juniata County Fair on September 9 and 10 with the annual Tuscarora 50 races scheduled.

Confirmation has already been received regarding the return of the World of Outlaws and All Star Circuit of Champions sprint cars to the Juniata County oval again in 2016.

The 2015 speedway banquet will take place at the Port Royal Community Building on Saturday, November 21.

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410 Sprint Show Cancelled at SSP on Sunday Night, October 18

Next Test & Tune on Wednesday, October 21

Newberrytown, PA (October 18, 2015) – Three rain showers after the gates opened forced the cancellation of the 410 Sprint Car and IMCA PA Sprint Show at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Sunday night.  Thirty (30) 410 Sprint Cars and twenty-four (24) IMCA PA Sprints were in attendance in the pits when the racing events were cancelled.

All 410 Sprint Drivers may use their rain checks for a free entry ($50 value) into the Final Showdown scheduled for November 14.  Entry forms will be mailed out to these drivers and they will pay nothing upon return of their entry form along with the rain check.   In order to receive the free entry, the entry forms must be received by Monday, November 9.  Exchanges for free entry will not be received at the gate on the day of the race or after November 9 by mail.

All others in attendance with paid pit pass and paid general admission will have two options:

1)Exchange paid pit pass raincheck ($25 paid) for a pit pass at the November 14 Final Showdown race for a pit pass ($30 value).  There will be no upcharge for the exchange.  Paid grandstand ticket rainchecks may also be exchanged at the Final Showdown on November 14 for a ticket in the same category (Adult for Adult, etc.) with no upcharge for the exchange.

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2) Return the pit pass or ticket stub for a full refund to SSP, 3805 Natalie Lane, Dover, PA  17315.  Please include the name of the person that the refund goes to as well as a return address.  All requests for refunds must be received on or before Monday, November 30, 2015.   All rainchecks will be invalid after Tuesday, December 1 with no exceptions.

The next Wednesday night Test & Tune will be on Wednesday, October 21.  The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The cost is $14.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($34.00 per car & driver combination).  Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with open track time from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. by class.  Each session will be 6 – 8 laps per session.  The grandstands are open and free to the public.  Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 6/8 laps each or more if time permits.   The main concession stand will also be open throughout the night.  

The final Wednesday Night Test & Tune of the season will be on October 28.

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south.  For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net.  On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the “Big Track” and the “Outback Track.”

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Weather Forces Cancellation of the Party at the Path Season Finale

SPRING RUN, Pa. (October 18, 2015) – Precipitation throughout the day halted action on the Path Valley Speeedway this afternoon, as Fred Rahmer Promotions was forced to cancel the remainder of their 410 Sprint Car and 600cc Micro Sprint Party at the Path season finale.

Battling through a combination of intermittent rain, snow and sleet; the race teams and staff pushed through completing 410 Sprint Car time trials – where Dale Blaney posted a quick time of 10.768– and 600cc Micro Sprint heat races won by Jeffrey Weaver, Tyler Walton, Jason Swerely and Kyle Lick.

Heavy rain began to fall as the first 410 Sprint heat race was pushed onto the track, forcing officials to abandon the racing program and cancel the remainder of the show.

Attendees can use their wristbands and reserved parking passes as rainchecks for any of the Fred Rahmer Promotions events at the Path Valley Speedway in 2016 or can mail their wristbands to Fred Rahmer Promotions, 2131 North Ridge Road, Perkasie, Pa 18944 for a full refund.

With the cancellation, Tyler Walton of Mifflintown, Pa. picked up the 600cc Micro Sprint Series Championship.  Walton, who won both of Rahmer’s events, earned himself a test session aboard one of RBR Racing’s 410 Sprint Cars.  Bradley Weber of Thomasville, Pa. won a second session through a random drawing.

Fans are encouraged to keep their eyes peeled on FredRahmerPromotions.com and our social media outlets for information about the 2016 racing season.

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World Of Outlaws Vs. Pennsylvania Posse Clash Closes Port Royal Season Saturday  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

10/18/15

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will drop the final checkered flag of the season with a big season finale featuring the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and the Mid Atlantic Modifieds this Saturday night, October 24 at 5 pm.

Gates will open at 2 pm.

The World of Outlaws will battle the Pennsylvania Posse sprint car stars in a full program of time trials, heat races, last chance races, a dash and a 30-lap main event paying $10,000 to the winner.

The Mid Atlantic Modifieds will compete in heats and a 20-lap main paying $1,200 to win in the “Bulldog Rear Ends Battle On The Juniata,” presented by Diversified Machine Inc.

The October 24 match up between the outlaws and the posse will be just the ninth in history at the track between the sprint car titans.

Last year, Ryan Smith upended the outlaws stars by holding off Donny Schatz in a run to the finish.

This year, Schatz is as good as he has ever been in his career, having already sealed up another World of Outlaws series title while notching a career-best 31 wins to date on the road.

The North Dakota driver has one win at Port Royal in his career, having taken a WoO race at the track back in 2004.

Other World of Outlaws winners at Port Royal have been: Lynn Paxton, 1979; Don Kreitz Jr., 1986; Doug Wolfgang, 1987; Danny Wood, 2001; Brad Furr, 2002; and Jason Meyers, 2003.

Winners of the now defunct World of Outlaws Division II support series at the track have been: Don Kreitz Jr., 2000; Jeff Shepard, 2000; Lance Dewease, 2001; Todd Shaffer, 2001; and Lance Dewease, 2002.

Schatz’s closest pursuers on the trail this season have been Shane Stewart who currently holds nine wins while Daryn Pittman has five.

Paul McMahan is the most recent series winner after taking a victory at Lawrenceburg, IN., on October 16.

At Port Royal in 2015 nobody has taken more wins than Greg Hodnett who owns six to date. Brent Marks and Steve Buckwalter both own three each.

Lucas Wolfe is the 2015 track champion.

Tickets are currently on sale for the World of Outlaws sprint car event at Port Royal Speedway.

Advanced, reserved seats for this year’s show are available in rows 11 – 19 of the aluminum grandstand, priced at $35 each, regardless of age.

Rows 1 – 10 of the aluminum grandstand will be open general admission seating for the big race this year along with all other facility seating.

General admission prices for the October 24 event are as follows: Ages 0 - 11, Free; Ages 12 - 18, $20; Adults, $30.

General admission seats will be offered on a first come, first serve basis on the day of the show.

More detailed seating and admission information can be found at portroyalspeedway.com.

In order to purchase reserved seats, fans can visit www.worldofoutlaws.com/tickets or call the ticket hotline at 844 DIRT TIX (347-8849).  

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DUANE HOWARD WINS “MODS AT THE MADHOUSE” THRILLER, BRIGHTBILL & HAGGENBOTTOM SHARE THUNDER WINS AT GRANDVIEW

The fifteen year tradition of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Halloween Party returned to the Grandview Speedway with the MODS at the MADHOUSE triple header on Saturday night.  When the Halloween treats were finally collected, it was Oley, PA driver Duane Howard who won the 40 lap $5,000 to win Modified feature as Brad Brightbill won the sportsman feature with Mike Haggenbottom winning the TSRS Sprint car feature event.  Ninety-two cars took part in the action as a strong crowd turned out on cold and windy night.

Modified heat race events were won by Billy Pauch Jr, Duane Howard and Doug Manmiller as Craig VonDohren won the consolation.

In the 40 lap MODS at the MADHOUSE feature event, Brett Kressley was the early race leader, taking the top spot from pole sitter Danny  Creeden.  Ryan Watt, Billy Pauch Jr and Kevin Hirthler followed to make-up the top five as the field crossed the line on lap five.  On lap nine, the caution was displayed for Ray Swinehart.  When green flag racing resumed, Ryan Watt powered into the lead followed by Kressley and Pauch.   Watt remained the pace setter  with Billy Pauch Jr. now in the chase and in a position to challenge for the lead.

Jeff Strunk was on the move, racing in third followed by Duane Howard and Kressley as the field passed for the halfway sign.   Watt held off Pauch until lap twenty-three when  Pauch made the move to take the lead.     Following Pauch was Howard, Watt, Strunk and Kressley.

Howard  began reeling in race leader Billy Pauch Jr. and on lap thirty, Howard was on the rear bumper of Pauch and challenging for the lead.  Slower traffic was ahead of the race leaders and Pauch was lapped cars.   The battle went on for the lead.  

The turning point of the race took place on lap thirty-six, as Pauch and Howard were in a side-by-side run for the lead, Pauch slowed and it appeared that he broke, with his car nearly coming to a stop in turn two.  The caution was displayed and shortly after, Pauch regained power.   The yellow was displayed for Pauch so he was required to restart at the rear of the field.   

This advanced  Duane Howard to the lead followed by Ryan Watt, Jeff Strunk,  Craig VonDohren (who started 19th) and Brett Kressley.  At the drop of the green flag, Howard was on top with Watt trying to hunt down the leader as Jeff Strunk and Craig VonDohren were in the thick of the battle with just five laps remaining.

Howard maintained his lead to win the inaugural running the MODS at the MADHOUSE followed by Jeff Strunk, Ryan Watt, Craig VonDohren and Rick Laubach driving the Glenn Hyneman 126.   Billy Pauch Jr who brought out the caution on lap thirty-six and restarted at the rear of the field, worked his way back to a solid tenth place finish.  Doug Manmiller, winner of the third heat race did not start the feature due to  a rule infraction with the motor.   Craig VonDohren  was forced to run the consolation after losing a wheel during the running of  a heat trace.

A twenty-four car starting field answered the call for the twenty-five lap Sportsman feature.   Joe Funk led the first lap with Brad Brightbill taking the lead on lap two.   Brightbill was challenged numerous times by Jorden Henn and later Ryan Lilick was chasing the race leader.  At the halfway point of the event, Brightbill remained the leader followed by Ryan Lilick,  Henn, Craig Whitmoyer and Funk.

Brightbill easily handled the competition  and with five laps to go, he maintained a comfortable lead.    Brightbill  took the win over Ryan Lilick, Craig Whitmoyer, Jorden Henn and Brett Kressley.

The TSRS sprint car feature was the final event  of the evening and Tim Tanner was the leader at the drop of the green flag after two previous attempts to start the 25 lap feature.  After  the feature got started, the twenty-five lap main ran non-stop to the checker flag.   Leavittown, PA driver Mike Haggenbottom caught Tanner on lap seven and one lap later, Haggenbottom  was the new leader.  Haggenbottom established a solid lead but deep in the pack Kevin Nagy, David Brown and Adam Carberry where heading to the front.   Nagy and  Brown advanced to third and fourth and began chasing down Tanner.

In the closing laps, slower cars were now playing a factor as Tanner inched closer to Haggenbottom with Nagy and Brown reeling in  Tanner.  Haggenbottom rallied home the winner.  In victory lane, Hagenbottom was thrilled that after twenty-five years, he finally won a feature at Grandview Speedway, and he did it in convincing style.   Tanner finished second followed by Kevin Nagy, Dave Brown and Adam Carberry.

MODS AT THE MADHOUSE FEATURE FINISH: Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk Ryan Watt, Craig VonDohren, Rick Laubach, Brett Kressley, Tommy Sheetz, Ryan Grim, Danny Creeden, Billy Pauch Jr.,  Kevin Hirthler, Chris Esposito, Mike Laise, John Willman, Kevin Beech, Brian Houseknecht, Jackie Brown Jr, Frank Cozze, Brian Hirthler, Colt Harris,  Ray Swinehart, Mike Kellner,  Kenny Gilmore, Ron Kline.  DNQ: Tom Carberry Sr.,  Ron Steltman,  Eric Engstrom, Jimmy Reppert, Ryan Godown, Doug Manmiller, Danny Erb,  Mike Franz,  Ron Haring, Jr., Mark Kratz.  This event paid $5,000 to the winner,  $1,000 for tenth and $500 to take the green flag.

SPORTSMAN  FEATURE FINISH:  Brad Brightbill, Ryan Lilick,  Craig Whitmoyer, Jorden Henn,  Brett Kressley, Joe Funk, Brian Hirthler, Mike Mamanna, Brett Arnold, Ryan Beltz, Jorden Cox, Dean Bachman, Brian Shupp, Brad Grim, Brett Gilmore, Pat Wall, Ken Eckert, Steve Young, Lex Shive, Tommy Tanner, Jim Houseworth,  Paul Kline, John McGovern, Paul Housekencht.  DNQ:   Ryan Higgs, Kody Sites, Kyle Lilick, Frank Dorry Jr.,  Kevin Dale, Jesse Landis, Mike Koffel, Rob Reiegel, Steve Lozorak

TSRS SPRINT FEATURE FINISH:  Mike Haggenbottom, Tim Tanner, Kevin Nagy, Dave Brown, Adam Carberry, Tommy Carberry, Stef Palmai,  Karl Freyer, Scott Frack, Tony Smolenyak, Mike Kiser,  Joe Kay, John Bennett, Samantha Leiberman,  Jon Heagele,  Mike Esposito, Zack Burd, David Bonner,  Randy Sterling,  Tim Smolenyak,  Pat U’Selis,  Keith Anderson,  Rick Stief, Eddie Strada.
 
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FINAL
1. Brian Montieth 7185
2. Alan Krimes     6830
3. Austin Hogue 6425
4. Kyle Moody     6395
5. Danny Dietrich 6280
6. Cory Haas     6265
7. Jim Siegel     6010
8. Robbie Kendall 5990
9. Freddie Rahmer 5665
10. G. McIntyre Jr. 5530
358 sprint cars

FINAL
1. Doug Hammaker 4760
2. Matt Campbell 4755
3. Jeff Rohrbaugh 4545
4. Brie Hershey 4515
5. Cody Fletcher 4445
6. Matt Findley 4335
7. Cole Young  4300
8. Chandler Leiby 3975
9. Tyler Esh  3885
10. Kyle Denmyer 3850

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410s

FINAL
1. Greg Hodnett 5970
2. Danny Dietrich 5765
3. Brian Montieth 5660
4. Lucas Wolfe 5285
5. Lance Dewease 5250
6. Brent Marks 4470
7. Cory Haas 4385
8. Pat Cannon 3855
9. Alan Krimes 3805
9. Austin Hogue 3805

358 sprint cars

FINAL

1. Chase Dietz 2780
2. Doug Hammaker 2730
3. Matt Campbell 2390
4. Adrian Shaffer 2350
5. Kevin Nouse 2315
6. Chandler Leiby 2270
7. Matt Findley 1975
8. Brie Hershey 1770
9. Phil Walter 1765
10. R. Eichelberger 1725

 

 Super Sportsman

FINAL
1. Frankie Herr 4270
2. Scott Dellinger 4190
3. Jay Fannasy 3700
4. Chad Criswell 3470
5. Mike Enders 3450
6. R. Eichelberger 3435
7. B. Hockenberry 3335
8. Kenny Edkin 3235
9. Steve Fannasy 3230
10. Russ Mitten 3210

 

Port Royal

FINAL
1. Lucas Wolfe   6250
2. Dylan Cisney 6085
3. Mike Wagner  5920
4. Greg Hodnett 5675
5. Logan Wagner 5200
6. Ryan Taylor 5050
7. Curt Stroup  5005
8. Dave Ely 4960
9. Joey Hershey 4860
10. D.Sammons 4635
 

Selinsgrove
360s

 FINAL
1. T.J. Stutts  4090
2. Mark Smith  3440
3. Jason Shultz 3330
4. Ryan Kissinger 3210
5. Davie Franek 3080
6. Derek Locke  2940
7. Eric Tomecek 2920
8. Mallie Shuster 2405
9. Jim Shuster  2220
10. Eric Parker 2190

 

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