SELINSGROVE, PA – Selinsgrove Speedway will present Foss Jewelers Championship Night at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, August 25, featuring the super late models in the Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Series plus 360 sprint cars, pro stocks, and roadrunners. Track gates will open at 5 p.m.
This Saturday will be the final points race of the season for the speedway’s weekly four divisions as well as the final points event in the third annual Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Super Late Model Challenge Series, originally slated as a six-race series with Port Royal Speedway.
Selinsgrove’s first two races on May 19 and July 21 were rained out, leaving Aug. 11, which was won by Coleby Frye of Dover, and this Saturday for Selinsgrove.
Port Royal completed its three races with Jeff Rine of Danville (April 14), Ralph Morgan Jr. of Hill Valley (July 7) and Colton Flinner of Allison Park (July 28) taking victories.
Series inaugural champion Rine holds a mere 13-point lead over Andy Haus of Hamburg entering this Saturday’s series finale. Mike Lupfer of Shermansdale is just 23 points behind the leader in the third position.
The 25-lap super late model main event will pay $2,200 to win and $225 to start out of the $12,500 purse. The 360 sprint cars will race in a 25-lap feature paying $2,000 to win. The pro stocks will compete in a 15-lap main paying $400 to win, with the roadrunners rounding out the show in a $300-to-win roadrunner race.
In the Selinsgrove Speedway points championship chases, defending 360 sprint car champion Davie Franek of Wantage, N.J., holds a 150-point lead over former three-time track champion Chad Layton of Harrisburg.
In the Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center super late model standings, Bryan Bernheisel of Lebanon has a commanding 330-point lead over Brett Schadel of Herndon. The late model track championship will be a first for the second generation driver with four wins at the speedway this season.
Kyle Bachman of Selinsgrove, a 2003 track champion, holds a 150-point lead over Shaun Lawton of Bloomsburg in the A&A Auto Stores pro stock standings, while defending A&A Auto Stores/Collier Paving & Construction roadrunner champion Keith Bissinger of Orangeville leads the division by 190 points over Ryan Zook of Mifflintown.
Foss Jewelers, located on Route 522 in Selinsgrove, will present each of the track champions with a custom championship ring at the speedway’s awards banquet at the Genetti Hotel in Williamsport Saturday, Nov. 10.
The track’s weekly four divisions—360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners—will share the racing card one last time this season on Sunday, Sept. 2 over the Labor Day holiday weekend in the Summer Spectacular sponsored by Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center.
Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series will sanction the $10,000-to-win Jim Nace Memorial 36th Annual National Open for 410 sprint cars presented by B&R Lawncare Saturday, Sept. 15. The pro stocks will also be on the program.
The Craftsman World of Outlaws Late Model Series will be a part of the Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center 20th Anniversary Late Model National Open Saturday, Sept. 22, paying $10,000 to win. The limited late models will share the racing program with the super late models.
Rich Tobias and Doug Rose will present the World Series of Dirt Racing Oct. 11-14 to wrap up the 2018 racing season at the Snyder County oval.
Selinsgrove Raceway Park will hold a program of go kart racing at 7 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 24. Track gates will open at 5:30 p.m.
For a complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can be reached at 570.374.2266.
2018 Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Dirt Late Model Series Purse: 1) $2,200 2) $1,500 3) $1,000 4) $800 5) $700 6) $650 7) $600 8) $550 9) $525 10) $500 11) $375 12) $325 13) $275 14) $250 15) $240 16) $225 17-24) $225 Also Racing: 360 Sprint Cars, Pro Stocks & Roadrunners Track Gates Open: 5PM Admission For Saturday, August 25, 2018: Adults $15; Students (12-17) $8; Kids 11 & Under FREE; Pit Passes $30