SELINSGROVE, PA – After hosting a practice session on March 13 from 1 – 4 pm, Selinsgrove Speedway will welcome the modified stars of the Short Track Super Series coming up on Saturday, March 20 at 2 pm as they stage the season opener.
The STSS stars and cars will compete in the return of the Icebreaker to the track for the first time in several years.
STSS Modifieds will race 40 laps for $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag from a purse totaling more than $25,570 in the Icebreaker. STSS Crate 602 Sportsman will also take part in a 25-lap feature with $1,500 going to the winner and $100 to take the green flag.
Already announcing their plans to compete in the big Selinsgrove Speedway event for combined modifieds are Matt Sheppard, Waterloo, New York.; Andy Bachetti, Sheffield, Massachusetts; Ryan Watt, Boyertown; Michael Maresca, Pierrepont, New York; Billy Pauch Jr., Frenchtown, New Jersey; Dominick Buffalino, Sayreville, New Jersey; Jimmy Horton, Folsom, New Jersey; and many, many more.
The most recent modified event held at Selinsgrove Speedway was back on March 15, 2013 when Duane Howard scored in small block competition.
Billy Pauch Sr. won the last completed big block mod main a year earlier on March 17.
Danny Johnson of Rochester, New York owns the most big block modified wins in Selinsgrove Speedway history with two while Howard of Oley tops the small block list with two wins as well.
Gates for the March 20 STSS Icebreaker at Selinsgrove Speedway open at 11 am with hot laps slated for 1:15 pm and racing at 2.
Adult general admission is $20 with students ages 12 – 17 admitted for $15. Kids ages 11 and under are Free. Pit passes are priced at $40.
Practice on Saturday, March 13 is open to any division on the 2021 slate of events.
The 1 – 4 pm practice session offers free general admission for fans who want to take in the action.
Pit passes will be $20.
The speedway will then return a week later, on Sunday, March 28 at 2 pm with March Madness for the Modern Heritage 410 sprint cars and the super late models.
The Modern Heritage sprints will race for $4,000 to win while the super late models compete for $3,000 to win.
If you can’t make it to the track, this event will be broadcasted live on SprintCarUnlimited.tv powered by Dirt Track Digest TV.
Grandstand and pit gates for the Sunday afternoon special will open at 11:30 am.
Justin Henderson of Tea, South Dakota, has already announced his intent to enter the Selinsgrove March 28 event for sprint cars.
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