Sunday, November 25, 2018
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The Super DIRTcar Series tour stop at Bridgeport Speedway has been canceled due to rain
CONCORD, NC – Bridgeport Speedway for the Battle at the Bridge has been cancelled. – Unfortunately due to a full week of torrential rains and severe thunderstorms, the Super DIRTcar Series tour stop at
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for much of the region through and . The grounds have already taken on a lot of water, so the facility will not be safe for racing action on the 5/8th mile track. Between the wet forecast and the rains in the week prior, the track will not have a chance to dry out. Bridgeport Speedway and Super DIRTcar Series officials wanted to get the race in but the call had to be made in the name of safety.
The next race, and first point-paying Super DIRTcar Series race, will be at Weedsport Speedway on , Memorial Day. The winner of the Heroes Remembered 100 will earn a guaranteed starting position at NAPA Super DIRT Week October 3-7.
FOUR DIVISIONS OF STOCK CAR RACING SET FOR SATURDAY IN WHELEN ENGINEERING NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY
BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 15, 2018 . . . Whelen Engineering Night at Grandview Speedway this Saturday night will feature four divisions of stock car racing with the first event getting the green flag at 7:30 p.m.
Heading up the three divisions of NASCAR stock car racing will be the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds joined by the Sportsman stocks and Late Models. The fourth division of racing will feature the Blast from the Past Vintage racers giving fans in the stands the opportunity to see what the racers of the past looked like. The Vintage cars are gaining in popularity with each appearance at the one-third-mile, banked clay oval.
Even though there is an added division of racing the admission price for the Whelen Night will remain the same as adults pay just $15 for admission while the youngsters under 12 are admitted FREE. And there is always free parking on the speedway grounds.
Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. and that is when the Low Down and Dirty Internet radio show will be presenting their weekly Meet and Greet with drivers and cars on display. This will Sportsman racers Nathan Mohr and Ken Eckert Jr. will be there along with Modified talent Justin Grim.
Whelen Engineering, sponsor for the night, has been a longtime supporter of the NASCAR.
Current Modified point leader Brett Kressley will lead a talented field of racers that will also include defending champion Craig VonDohren, Duane Howard, Frank Cozze, Jeff Strunk, Mike Gular and a host of others. The most recent Saturday night show featuring the Modifieds attracted 40 of the popular racers trying for the 28 starting spots in the 30-lap feature. Sportsman will be led by point leader Brad Grim while Late Models will have point leader Danny Snyder leading the charge.
Coming up on Saturday, May 26th will be a tripleheader show of NASCAR stock car racing featuring the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Late Models.
And as the second part of the Memorial Day weekend action at Grandview the first Thunder on the HillRacing Series events will be presented on Sunday, May 27thwith the 21st Annual Traffic Jam Big Block/Small Block Modifieds topping the show. Also included will be the Sportsman stock cars along with the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series. Racing starts at 7:30 p.m.
Grandview Speedway, one of the most successful NASCAR short tracks in the nation, is located on Passmore Road, just off Route 100, in Bechtelsville, PA 10 miles north of Pottstown.
Monday, May 14, 2018
Short Track Super Series Takes Over Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 27 with Fifth ‘Lightning on the Mountain’
CENTER LISLE, NY – One of the original six Short Track Super Series events during the 2014 inaugural series season, the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ is an event fans circle on their calendars each season.
Again in 2018, Thunder Mountain Speedway serves as a Memorial Day Weekend stop for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region on Sunday, May 27.
The fifth edition of the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ is highlighted by a 50-lap STSS big-block/small-block Modified main paying $5,000 to win and $400 to take the green flag, plus the first-ever STSS Crate 602 Sportsman North Region event ($1,000 to win) and Street Stocks ($1,000 to win).
The STSS Halmar International North Region opened its season at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., on Tuesday, May 8. Stewart Friesen won the ‘Hard Clay Open’ over Rick Laubach and Jerry Higbie. All three drivers are expected to contend on the Mountain.
The very first ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ took place on May 20, 2014 with Matt Sheppard driving Norm Hansell’s No. 357 to victory over Chad Cook, Vic Coffey, Stewart Friesen and Danny Johnson.
In 2015, the event was held on a rare June Monday night rain date. Brian Malcolm scored the most prolific win of his career, defeating Friesen, Johnson, Anthony Perrego and Jeff Strunk.
Memorial Day weekend was chosen as the date for ’16 and local driver Chad Cook won a rain-shortened 46-lap main over Mike Mahaney, Perrego, Higbie and Colton Wilson.
A year ago, an epic battle to the checkered flag on Memorial Day Sunday saw Perrego defeat Friesen, Andy Bachetti, Jeremy Smith and Ryan Jordan.
Who will it be in 2018? Only time will tell.
Complete race information for ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ is on the STSS website at: http://bdmotorsportsmedia.com/lightning-on-the-mountain-rules-prices-general-info/
Thunder Mountain Speedway is located at 91 Hunts Corners Road Center Lisle, NY 13797, approximately 25 miles north of Binghamton. The three-eighths-mile clay oval features hillside concrete seating, free parking and camping, a variety of concession items and novelties, a family environment and more.
To learn more about the 2018 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, check out ‘Short Track Super Series’ on Facebook or @ShortTrackSS on Twitter or Instagram.
The Short Track Super Series is presented by American Racer/Lias Tire, Sunoco Race Fuel, Insinger Performance, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, Allstar Performance, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Beyea Custom Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Henry’s Exhaust, Hig Fab, HyperCo, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, K&N, Land Hoe Maintenance, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, QA1, Race Pro Weekly, Racing Optics, Superior Remodeling, Teo-Pro Car, Vahlco, Velocita, Weld & Wilwood.
Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco 2018 Schedule
Halmar International North Region
Tuesday, May 8 – Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, N.Y. – Hard Clay Open – WINNER: STEWART FRIESEN
Sunday, May 27 – Thunder Mountain Speedway/Center Lisle, N.Y. – Lightning on the Mountain
Tuesday, June 5 – Big Diamond Speedway/Minersville, Pa. – Anthracite Assault – COMBO
Wednesday, June 20 – Outlaw Speedway/Dundee, N.Y. – Outlaw Showdown
Tuesday, July 3 – Accord Speedway/Accord, N.Y. – Battle of the Bullring 6
Wednesday, July 25 – Afton Motorsports Park/Afton, N.Y. – Afton Action 50
Wednesday, August 8 – Woodhull Raceway/Woodhull, N.Y. – Hustlin’ the High Banks 54
Tuesday, August 14 – Albany-Saratoga Speedway/Malta, N.Y. – Stampede at ‘toga
Thursday, October 18 – Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, N.Y. – Hard Clay Finale
Sunday, April 22, 2018
picked up his second checkered flag of the year after beating his rivals in
the Modified feature.