Franek Leads URC Sprints Back To The Big Half-Mile
Late Models, Pro Stocks & Roadrunners Also On Card
Davie Franek Wing Dances To Top Of URC Point Standings
SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will present the fourth race of the season sanctioned by the United Racing Company (URC) 360 sprint cars at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26, along with a full racing card of super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.
The 25-lap main event for the sprint cars will pay $2,500 to win and $200 to start. Sprint car drivers will draw pills to determine their starting positions in the heat races as part of this year’s format for the URC Super Series at Selinsgrove.
The first URC race of the season at the track was won by Mark Smith of Sunbury on April 19. Subsequent URC races were won by Aaron Ott of East Berlin in the June 7 Jack Gunn Memorial and Davie Franek of Wantage, N.J., in the June 28 Firecracker 30.
In the Selinsgrove Speedway A&A Auto Stores/Mach 1 Chassis 360 sprint car standings, Smith holds a 155-point lead over TJ Stutts of Liverpool. Both Smith and Stutts are three-time winners at the track this season.
Other 360 sprint car winners at Selinsgrove this year include Brock Zearfoss of Jonestown and Ryan Kissinger of Bloomsburg.
In the Rislone URC tour standings, Franek will enter this weekend’s race at Selinsgrove with a mere 81-point lead over Randy West of Boyertown.
The super late models will compete in a 25-lap feature paying $1,500 to win. The pro stock main event will be 15 laps, while the roadrunner race will be 12 laps.
Rain checks from Saturday, July 19 will be honored at face value for the next three races. Patrons using the rain check at a race that has an admission fee of more than face value will be required to pay the difference. The increased purse for Driver & Fan Appreciation Night will now be paid for the August 2nd events.
For additional information re-visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2999.
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Persistent Rain Forces Postponement Of Jeff's Auto Body Driver & Fan Appreciation Night To Aug. 2nd
SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Despite several attempts to get Saturday night’s Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center Driver & Fan Appreciation Night started at Selinsgrove Speedway, persistent rain held the upper hand and eventually forced track officials to cancel the show at 9:45 p.m.
The four division racing card of 360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners has been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2, featuring $2,500-to-win main events for the sprint cars and late models. Rain checks from Saturday night will be honored on one of the next three race dates (rain check holders can pay the difference if they choose a race date with a higher admission price).
A large crowd was on hand for Driver & Fan Appreciation Night with 20 360 sprint cars, 29 late models, 15 pro stocks, and 12 roadrunners signed in for Saturday night’s race.
This coming Saturday, July 26, the speedway will swing back into action at 7:30 p.m. with a United Racing Company (URC) 360 sprint car-sanctioned race plus super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners.
Student General Admission Prices Reduced For The Follwoing Dates
June 14, 28 - July 5, 6, 26 - August 9, 23, 31 - September 13, 27