McDonald Wins In New Zealand
McKENZIE, Tenn. (Nov. 23, 2016) – J&J Auto Racing drivers Morgan Turpen and Derek Hagar laid claim to two of three 2016 United Sprint Car Series (USCS) dirt championships to close out the season. Turpen, driving for owner Terry Gray, won six feature events en route to her second consecutive USCS National Series title. Turpen, who hails from Cordova, Tenn., made history to become the only women in sprint car and USCS Series history to win back-to-back national championships. Owner and fellow driver, Gray, also posted solid season stats as he finished second in both the USCS National division and the USCS Mid-South Thunder Series.
MYERSTOWN, PA (November 23, 2016) - In conjunction with the 29th Annual Performance Racing Industry Trade Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, the “Myerstown Missile” Brent Marks hopes to solidify his plans for the upcoming year during the next two to three weeks. The Myerstown, Pennsylvania, native has been taking the necessary steps in narrowing down his campaign trail for the 2017 season, but hopes to release his final plan of attack just after PRI.
“Things have been going well during the last few weeks. I’m excited to get our plan narrowed down and released to our fans,” Brent Marks explained. “PRI will give us an opportunity to see most of our supporters and product sponsors.
YORK HAVEN, PA For the first time in history, Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will compete on the red clay at Susquehanna Speedway.
Set for Sunday, August 20, 2017, the first ever All Star Circuit of Champions date at the York Haven facility will be the Justin Snyder Salute to the Troops .
“I am thrilled to have the All Star Circuit of Champions come to Susquehanna Speedway in 2017,” stated General Manager Kolten Gouse. “What Tony has done with that series is truly amazing and we are certainly excited to support his series.”
YORK, PA. (November 21, 2016) - Despite the initial uncertainty, Chase Dietz’s upcoming season is looking brighter than ever, already planning to chase a 2017 Lincoln Speedway track championship with car owner Troy Godfrey aboard the Godfrey Racing Engines/No. 5G.
Although their time together has been short, the duo has shown success over the past two seasons; earning five 358ci sprint car victories in 2015 between two different Central Pennsylvania tracks, also clinching the 2015 Williams Grove Speedway 358 sprint car track championship.
Gravel and Swindell add to teams legacy as eyes now turn toward 2017
CARLISLE, PA. - November 21, 2016 - CJB Motorsports team owners Chad & Jenn Clemens seemed to sum up their 2016 season pretty well when asked.
"We felt like it rocked," said the couple that fielded the #5 Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape machine for David Gravel and the #1 Big Game Treestands, GoMuddy.Com for Sammy Swindell. "All in all, we were very satisfied with what we achieved together as a team.
The Pennsylvania based organization began the season with strong runs in Florida and the momentum carried on throughout the year. While Sammy Swindell barnstormed the Midwest, Gravel toured with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. It was the first year the 2013 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the year was with the team and the results were astounding.
Sept. 9, 2017 Race Sanctioned By All Stars Carries $100,000 Purse
World of Outlaws late models also to appear plus other schedule details released
PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The biggest and richest event in the long and storied history of Port Royal Speedway was announced Saturday night, November 19, 2016 at the annual oval awards banquet.
Celebrating its 50th annual running on September 9, 2017, the 50th annual Tuscarora 50 for sprint cars will pay $50,000 to win out of a nearly $100,000 total purse.
Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars will again sanction the prestigious event. “We are definitely excited to be part of the 50th annual Tuscarora 50 weekend”, said Tony Stewart, owner of the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.
Leiby takes 2016 track title in Lincoln 358 sprint division
YORK, PA, 11/19/16 - Lincoln Speedway track champions and special year-end awards were handed out at the Wyndham Garden York Hotel Saturday night, November 19th. 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.
KRIMES SCORES SECOND LAWRENCE CHEVROLET TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP IN THREE YEARS
Denver’s Alan Krimes rode the strength of two wins and consistent top finishes to his second track title in three years in the 410 sprint car division. Ironically, Krimes’ second win came in the final points race of the year to clinch the track title. Capping off a strong second half of the season, Krimes dethroned five-time and defending track champ Brian Montieth with 13 top-five and a division-leading 19 top-ten finishes in 23 events.
PORT ROYAL, Pa. – Over 300 people gathered on Saturday night at the Port Royal Community Building in Port Royal to honor the 2016 speedway track champions.
Taking top honors were Doug Esh, Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints; Andy Haus, Aumiller’s Insurance super late models; Devin Hart, Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 econo late models; Pete Leister, Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks; and Nate Gramley, River Valley Builders 305 sprints.
All five champions will receive beautiful championship rings as provided and sponsored by Foss Jewelers of Lewistown. In addition, all champions received fuel certificates from Insinger Fuels.
Hagar, Hickman & Kulhanek Collect Late Season Wins
McKENZIE, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2016) – J&J Auto Racing teams continue to roll the competition, as the McKenzie, Tenn., based manufacturer saw drivers lay claim to three championships and three late season victories last week. Sam Hafertepe, Jr., sealed the deal on the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) National Division title, while Brandon McMullen was named as the Midwest Sprintcar Association (MSA) champion. American drivers Derek Hagar and Ray Allen Kulhanek earned victories in the United States, while Australian ace Rusty Hickman grabbed a win in the land down under. Hagar also doubled down, as he clinched the USCS Mid-South Series championship.
JONESTOWN, PA (November 15, 2016) - Like years prior, the “Jonestown Jet” Brock Zearfoss will ignite his upcoming racing season officially with the Fifth Annual Brock Zearfoss Racing Fundraiser, a pre-season celebration featuring raffles, door prizes, giveaways, food, musical entertainment, and the unveiling of the 2017 race car. Zearfoss, the 2016 Port Royal Speedway track championship runner-up and two-time Central Pennsylvania main event winner, will use the annual fundraiser as a perfect opportunity to reconvene with family and fans, as well as give back to those who support his race team.
“We look forward to the fundraiser every year. It gives us a perfect opportunity to reconnect with all of our fans and supporters.