SELINSGROVE, PA – Selinsgrove Speedway’s schedule is down to the final five races of the 2017 season.
The Superspeedway of Dirt Track Racing will feature an open wheel doubleheader of 360 sprint cars and PASS 305 sprint cars plus the rescheduled Collier Paving & Construction Roadrunner 20 and pro stocks this Saturday, Aug. 19.
The speedway will also welcome the Penn Mar Vintage Race Car Club as part of this Saturday’s program.
Track gates will open at 5 p.m. with racing slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. Adult general admission will be only $12 with student (ages 12-17) admission set at just $7. Kids ages 11 and under will be admitted FREE.
The 360 sprint cars will compete in a 25-lap main event paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start. This Saturday’s race will be a 358 sprint car bonus night offering $125, $100, and $75 to the top three finishing 358’s in the 360 sprint car feature.
This weekend will mark the third and final appearance of the season by the PASS 305 sprint cars in a 20-lap race.
The roadrunners will take the spotlight in the return of the Roadrunner 20 championship race sponsored by Collier Paving & Construction of Shamokin. The winner of this year’s race, through the generosity of a life-long race fan, will collect $800 for the victory. The popular pro stocks will be showcased in a 15-lap feature.
Selinsgrove Speedway will host the final points races for the track’s weekly racing divisions on Foss Jewelers/Armed Forces Appreciation Night Saturday, Aug. 26. During the month of August’s final race the track titles for the Mach 1 Chassis 360 sprint cars, Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center super late models, and A&A Auto Stores pro stocks and roadrunners will be decided.
The final 360 sprint car race of the year will be a 30-lap co-sanctioned event with the United Racing Club and Patriot Sprint Tour paying $3,000 to win and $300 to start Saturday, Sept. 2. The pro stocks and roadrunners will each run championship races.
Over the Labor Day Holiday weekend, Sunday, Sept. 3, the Craftsman World of Outlaws Late Model Series returns for the 40-lap, $8,000-to-win 19th annual Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center Late Model National Open. The limited late models will share the racing card with the super late models.
Selinsgrove Speedway will close out the season Saturday, Sept. 16, with the $8,000-to-win Jim Nace Memorial 35th annual National Open for 410 sprint cars sanctioned by the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions plus pro stocks.
The annual Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Genetti Hotel in Williamsport.
Selinsgrove Raceway Park will be back in action this Friday, Aug. 18, featuring a program of go kart racing, the makeup mediums Pro Series race plus an extra heavies Pro Series race. This Sunday, Aug. 20, will be the final Burris Money Series race of the season for go karts at 9 a.m.
For the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can also be reached at 570.374.2266.