Selinsgrove Speedway and Raceway Park offer condolences to the family of Curtis Englehart who passed away unexpectedly this past Saturday. Curtis was a long time supporter of Raceway Park while helping his son, Cameron, in the go kart and micro sprint divisions.
2014 Early Season Race Dates Announced
Mall Motorsports Show Anchored By Special Events
Go Karts Filled The Isle At The 2013 Motorsports Show
Selinsgrove Speedway’s annual motorsports show at the Susquehanna Valley Mall will run Sunday, March 16, through Saturday, March 22, according to track and mall officials. For the first time in the show’s long-running history, it will be anchored by two high-profile racing events at the half-mile oval located just three miles south of the mall.
The seventh annual Race of Champions (RoC) Icebreaker weekend for modifieds will precede the mall show opening at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, featuring the 358 modifieds, and at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 15, with the big block modifieds taking center stage in the prestigious Icebreaker 40.
Setup for the mall show will take place between 9 and 10 a.m. Sunday, March 16. The motorsports show will run daily through Saturday, March 22, and conclude with the presentation of the 2013 track championship rings by Dan Foss of Foss Jewelers and driver interviews in Center Court at 7:30 p.m. Race teams can register for the show after Jan. 1 by calling Steve Inch at 570.523.8420 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
To round out 10 straight days of motorsports events as part of the 2014 season kick off week, the 410 sprint cars will make their season debut at the track at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23. The first four division show of the season featuring the speedway’s weekly 358-360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 29.
Selinsgrove Raceway Park will hold an open practice session for go karts and micro sprint cars at 12 p.m. Sunday, March 30. The first full-points race of the season for go karts and micro sprint cars on the one-fifth mile track will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4.
Track officials expect to release the full schedule of events for the 2014 season shortly after Jan. 1. The 2014 rules for the speedway’s weekly divisions have been posted on SelinsgroveSpeedway.com.
For the latest news, results and race status, visit SelinsgroveSpeedway.com or “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2999.
SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES $2,000-TO-WIN WEEKLY 358-360 SPRINT CAR SHOWS IN 2014
SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway officials announced the weekly 25-lap 358-360 sprint car main events will pay $2,000 to win out of a purse totaling $10,045.00 at the track in 2014. Special events throughout the season will also showcase higher-paying purses.
At the conclusion of the 2013 season, promoter Charlie Paige announced the historic Snyder County oval will start to transition to 360 cubic-inch sprint car racing in 2014. The 360 sprint cars will join the 358 sprint cars, which have been the track’s headline open wheel division since 2001, as part of the weekly racing programs next year.
Track officials recently acknowledged a discrepancy in the division’s top wing specifications. The new wing specifications are now posted on SelinsgroveSpeedway.com. The track will be adopting the top wing specifications utilized by the national American Sprint Car Series (ASCS), as well as legal wing configurations currently permitted in central Pennsylvania 410 and 358 sprint car competition.
Dates for the speedway’s 2014 Motorsports Show at the Susquehanna Valley Mall are being finalized and will be announced soon. Race car show registrations will be taken starting after Jan. 1 by calling 570.523.8420.
Selinsgrove Speedway’s 2014 season opener will be the Race of Champions Icebreaker Weekend for 358 modifieds and big block modifieds Friday and Saturday, March 14-15. The full 2014 season schedule will be released after Jan. 1.
In other news, the Nov. 29 Black Friday go kart race at Selinsgrove Raceway Park has been cancelled.
For the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2999.
SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway promoter Charlie Paige announced today the track will make the transition to 360-cubic inch sprint car racing beginning in 2014.
The 360 sprint cars will join the 358 sprint cars, which have been the track’s headline open wheel division since 2001, as part of the weekly racing programs next year. The track’s super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners will also be returning for the new season.
The much-anticipated decision to feature the 360 sprint cars was made in an effort to increase car counts, provide competitive racing, and promote an open wheel division that continues to grow nationally.
Next year the 358 and 360 sprint cars will be permitted to compete with either the 16- or 25-square-feet top wings. Additional rules and specifications for the sprint cars will be finalized and released in the coming weeks.
Selinsgrove Speedway’s 2014 season opener will be the Race of Champions Icebreaker Weekend for 358 modifieds and big block modifieds Friday and Saturday, March 14-15.
Track officials will also be announcing the 2014 dates for the annual motorsports show at the Susquehanna Valley Mall soon.
This Saturday, Oct. 26, the DH&L Fire Co. will hold a race car flea market on the speedway grounds beginning at 7 a.m. Setup will be at 5 a.m.
For the latest news, results, and race status, check back often on selinsgrovespeedway.com or “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2999.
2013 Post Season Awards
Rookie Of The Year
These awards as well as the trophies for the top 10 in the season point standings can be picked up this Saturday from 10am until noon at the track office. To arrange another time to pick up your award please call the speedway at 570.374.2999.
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