By CHARLIE LANGLOIS
DELEVAN, NY – The excitement, speed and thunder of the ULMS Murphy’s Logging Super Late Models make their first visit of the year to Freedom Motorsports Park on Friday July 14. The Super Late Models will race in the third annual Ron Baker Memorial which was rained out on the original date of May 26. The 30 lap $2500 to win event is brought to you by Yorkshire Battery. Joining the Super Late Models will be the Tidds Towing DIRTcar Sportsman, Pioneer Ford Street Stocks and the Danny Heineman & Sons Mini Stocks.
Yorkshire Battery, located at 11536 Route 98 in Freedom, is a full service auto repair station. With the latest diagnostic computers and state of the art equipment, they take pride in providing top notch service on any make and model automobile. For the best in auto repair, give Yorkshire Battery and Tire a call at 716-492-5585. If you are looking for a pre-owned car, stop down to the midway on Friday to check out the deals from Yorkshire Battery. Also, they will have drawings and giveaways for kids in attendance.
Murphy’s Logging, located at 2228 Elton Road in Delevan, has been in business for 22 years. They are the premier logging contractor in Cattaraugus County. Give them a call at 716-353-4360 for all of your logging needs. Murphy’s Logging will be awarding $300 to the fast time trialer. The current record is 15.166, set by Max Blair in 2016. The new clay surface has been greeted with rave reviews. Look for the track record to fall on Friday July 14.
The ULMS Murphy’s Logging Super Late Models at Freedom will feature the best drivers from New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio in action. Leading the Pennsylvania charge will be point leader Dave Hess of Waterford, who finished second in the Freedom show in 2016. He will be joined by last year’s winner Max Blair out of Centerville. Also expected to represent the Keystone State are David Scott of Garland, Bob Rohrer of Waterford, Doug Eck of Corry and Damian Bidwell of Eldred. Bidwell has captured numerous crate late model wins at the speedway.
The top flight New York contingent of Greg Oakes of Franklinville, Brent Rhebergen of Clymer, John Lacki of Sinclairville and Nathan Hill of East Otto will defend the Empire State. Oakes currently holds second place in the ULMS points and took advantage of the early practice session to dial in his ride. The Buckeye State will have Breyton Santee of North Kingsville, Ohio, in the field.
Come out and experience the special “Thrill on the Hill” excitement that the ULMS Murphy’s Logging Super Late Models produce at the area’s fastest racetrack. Grandstands open at 6:00 pm and racing starts at 7:30 pm on Friday July 14. Adult admission for this special event is $17, seniors are $15, students (9-15) are $8 and kids under 8 are admitted free.
Freedom Motorsports Park is located at 11099 Marble Springs Rd. in Delevan, N.Y., just south of Arcade. For information on 2017 season sponsorship opportunities, contact Bob Reis at email@example.com or 716-725-5464. You may visit the speedway online at www.freedommotorsportspark.com or follow us on Facebook.