MINERSVILLE, PA – This Friday, April 16th, Jake and Jasmine Smulley along with Tony’s Meat Market present the annual Money in the Mountains race for the Insigner Performance modifieds.
Tony’s Meat Market located in Minersville, PA is a supplier of Choice Beef, Grade A Poultry, Tony’s also has a full take-out menu with Pizza, Wings, Hoagies, Italian Dinners and more and also offers a full catering menu along with delivery. You can reach Tony’s Meat Market at 570-544-4800.
This Money in the Mountains race has been a staple of the Big Diamond schedule since 2013. Friday’s MITM race will be the eighth time the race has been run. Previous MITM race winners include Ryan Watt (2015 & 2017) who remains the only driver to win the race more than once, Jeff Strunk (2013), Ryan Godown (2014), Rick Laubach (2016), Duane Howard (2018) and Craig Von Dohren (2019). Last year’s MITM race was not run due to the late start of the season.
This year’s MITM race will be feature a 40-lap race with $5,000 going to the winner. The competition is tough this season in the modified division at Big Diamond and the extra money being offered this week will be extra incentive to get up on the wheel and go for the big bucks.
Dirttrackdigest.TV will also be sponsoring a Modified “Dash for Cash” with $400 going to the winner and $50 for the other participants courtesy of the good folks at Dirttrackdigest.TV where you can watch all the action at Big Diamond Speedway via pay-per-view every Friday if you cannot make it to the track.
Friday’s race will be 40 laps in distance with $5,000 going to the winner. The rules have changed up this year with only PA spec head 358 motors and big block motors being allowed.
PA Spec Head Motor on Gas – 2.275 LBS
PA Spec Head Motor on Alcohol – 2,350 LBS
Big Blocks – 2,500 LBS
NO OPEN SMALL BLOCKS
Standard Body Rules, no Sail Panels
This will be a draw race for the Modifieds only with 50 show-up points being given out to each car.
All other Big Diamond modified rules are in effect. If you have any tech questions at all, please call Jim at 570-640-4171.
The USS Achey Sportsman along with the Savage 61 Crate 602 Sportsman and the Red White and Blue Autos Roadrunners will also be in action on Friday night.
The Pit gate will open at 5:00 PM, Grandstand gates will open at 5:30 PM
Warmups begin at 7:15 PM with racing getting underway at 7:45 PM
General admission for Friday night will be $25, Kids 11-12 are $10 with Kids 10 and under admitted free. Active Military with valid ID are free.
Big Diamond would also like to announce that Bill Brown & Company, a provider of printing and promotional products since 1946 located in Hamilton, NJ will proudly be presenting a driver of the month award which will culminate with a driver of the year award. The driver of the month will be chosen by Ken Bruce, owner of Bill Brown & Company and Big Diamond chief scorer Kasea Bauscher along with an undetermined third person. Each driver of the month will receive $50 courtesy of Bill Brown & Company. A $250 bonus for driver of the year will be presented during the Coalcracker weekend. The bonus is open to all drivers in the modifieds, open sportsman, crate 602 and roadrunners. For any printing or promotional product needs, please call Bill Brown & Company at 609-586-1408. You can also checkout their full line of promotional products at www.billbrowninc.com
For the full schedule, rules, and speedway forms along with any other information on Big Diamond Speedway please visit the Big Diamond Speedway website at www.bigdspeedway.net