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Raceway Announces All-New Kids Club
“One of my favorite things is the look on younger fans’ faces when they watch a race live at Pocono,” said Pocono Raceway President/CEO, Brandon Igdalsky. “Over the last few years, we have made a conscious effort to not only improve, but also to add to our kids-centric programs. Our annual Bowlopolis Kids Day (taking place Saturday, June 7) has grown each year, the introduction of Tricky and his Kit Kamp was greeted with rave reviews and the creation of the Kids Club is another piece to the ever-evolving kid initiatives we are putting in motion.”
For more information and to join our Kids Club, visit www.poconoraceway.com/kidsclub.
PRESS RELEASE AMERICAN THREE QUARTER MIDGET RACING ASSOCIATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
COMING EVENTS: April 19, Mahoning Valley Speedway, Lehighton, Pa.
May 3, Borger’s Speedway, Brodheadsville, Pa.
May 17, Wall Stadium Speedway, Wall Township, NJ
ATQMRA 2014 Season Opens With Triple Crown Race at Mahoning Valley Speedway
(BRODHEADSVILLE, PA 4-3-14) The American Three Quarter Midget Racing Association (ATQMRA) is set to kick off on its 58th season of TQ Midget car racing with the first main event of 2014 taking place at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway paved ¼-mile oval on Saturday evening April 19.
Mahoning Valley is considered one of the fastest tracks that the TQ’s race on as speeds exceed 100 mph and hold the record as the quickest cars to ever record a lap there when Matt Roselli circled the speedway in 8.825-seconds on September 29, 2012 at better than 101-mph.
The season opening Mahoning race will also serve as the first in the “Triple Crown” events. New for 2014, a special three-race series of features will be held starting at Mahoning Valley then onto Bethel Motor Speedway in White Lake, NY and conclude at Oswego Speedway’s inner oval as part of the Bud Light Classic Weekend on August 30.
Aside from the regular feature earnings, there is an additional $1500 that will be divided among all race teams who partake in all three Triple Crown races.
The TQ’s of the ATQMRA have a long and rich history of winged and non-winged racing that stretches across five decades. The club will hit tracks throughout New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey this season and with the add-on incentive of the Triple Crown it is a great enhancement to an already solid product.
Ryan Tidman and the Boyd Racing Team captured their third consecutive ATQMRA championship last year and are set for another title run starting with the April 19 lid-lifter at Mahoning Valley. Matt Janisch beat Tidman in last year’s opener at Mahoning.
They will have plenty to deal with as with the likes of Roselli, Buddy Sload and Mahoning’s own multi-time champion Earl Paules, Jr. Tidman and Roselli are the active leading winners at Mahoning with five victories each. Race time is at 6:00 p.m.
Complete info on the Triple Crown and all of the 2014 season can be found on the club’s website at www.atqmra.org. Additional news can be accessed on facebook.com/ATQMRA and Twitter @ATQMRA.
PRESS RELEASE MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY, LEHIGHTON, PA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Floyd Santee, Promoter: 610-392-6665 email: MM71@AOL.COM
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April 12 @6:00 pm Opening Night 100L $4G to win for Modifieds, 50 L $1200 to win for LM, 40L $1000 to win for DM, 50L $1000 to win for SS + P4 and HS
April 19 @6:00 pm All regular track classes + season opener for ATQMRA
With Testing Complete, Mahoning Racers Are Set For ’14
(LEHIGHTON, PA 4-6-14) Mahoning Valley Speedway concluded two full days of Test and Tune as race teams from all track classes came out to ready themselves for the 2014 season Opening Night slated for Saturday, April 12.
Race-starved fans of the paved quarter mile Lehighton oval will be treated to a six division show including four extra distance, extra paying features. Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks will be in competition with the action starting at 6:00 p.m.
A 100 lap Modified race will be the headliner of the night with $4000 awaiting the winner. It is well known that whenever Mahoning offers that kind of cash over such a distance it always brings together a stellar field of pavement Modified aces that yearn to have a coveted Mahoning 100-lap win behind their name. This will be the highest paying 100 lap feature ever run at Mahoning Valley, an increase of $1000 from previous ones.
Late Models, Street Stocks and Dirt Mods will also battle in extra distance features that will return very nice dividends to each respective winner.
50 laps will be run by the Late Models with $1200 to the winner. $1000 first place prize money goes to each Street Stock and Dirt Mod victor. Street Stocks will participate in a 50-lapper while the Dirt Mods will execute 40 circuits. Regular features for the Pro 4s (20 laps) and Hobby Stocks (15 laps) will also take place.
Adult grandstand admission is $25. Children 10-years and under are free with a paying adult. Grandstands open at 4:00 p.m.
Early paid practice runs from 1:00 to 3:00. Regular practice is 4:00 – 5:00. Qualifying heats begin at 6:00.
Mahoning Valley Speedway is located on PA route 443, two miles west of Lehighton. Additional info can be found on the track’s website at www.mahoningvalley-speedway.com Also on Facebook at Mahoning Valley Speedway.
RYAN Briscoe takes pole for 500 –
Ryan Brisco took the pole for the Indy 500, with James Hinchcliffe taking a close second.Briscoe delivered the 17th pole award at Indianapolis for team owner Roger Penske (team consultant Rick Mears has an Indy-record six and Helio Castroneves has four).
Teammates Will Power and Hilio Castroneves will be on Row 2 for the 200-lap race May 27. Three Andretti Autosport drivers -- including Hinchcliffe, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti -- qualified in the top nine, while KV Racing Technology's Tony Kanaan and E.J. Viso plus rookie Josef Newgarden of Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing fill out the top three rows.
Briscoe recorded a four-lap time of 2 minutes, 38.9514 (226.484 mph average) on his second run in the 90-minute shootout for the top nine qualifiers from Segment One. Hinchcliffe posted an aggregate time of 2:38.9537 (226.481 mph) in the No. 27 GoDaddy.com car - losing out on the pole by 0.0023 of a second or 9.168 inches over the 10 miles.