MECHANICSBURG, PA – Williams Grove Speedway will present the opening salvo of the 29th annual Pennsylvania Speedweek Series for Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars coming up this Friday, June 28 at 7:30 pm.
Sponsored by Sprintcarunlimited.com, gates for the kickoff of the nine-night series open at 5:30 pm.
Sprintcarunlimited.com will be giving away FREE pens to fans as they enter the frontstretch grandstand gates along with several shirts to lucky winners during the racing program.
Adult general admission is set at $18 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for $10. Kids ages 12 and under are always admitted for FREE at Williams Grove Speedway.
The night will be highlighted by a special pre-race appearance by noted sprint car driver, author and television commentator Brad Doty of Apple Creek, Ohio.
From 6 – 8 pm, Doty will be on hand signing autographs for fans and offering merchandise adjacent to his famed Bower’s Coal No. 28D sprint car, currently owned by Mechanicsburg’s Stoney Miller.
Sprint car driver TJ Stutts of Liverpool will also be on hand with Doty to meet and greet fans and sign autographs.
The speedweek 410 sprints will compete in time trials, heats and a 25-lap main in the speedweek series opener with the feature paying $5,000 to win.
Fast Tees Screenprinting of Thompsontown will again offer $300 as the Fast Tees Fast Time Award to the fastest overall driver in qualifying time trials.
The HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint cars will round out the racing card.
While it remains to be seen just who will come out on top of the 2019 speedweek series point standings, in the Williams Grove Speedway point standings it’s Gettysburg’s Danny Dietrich at the top of the list.
Dietrich has opened up a commanding point lead over Freddie Rahmer in a quest for his first Williams Grove track title.
The Adams County pilot has already taken three wins this season aboard the Gary Kauffman-owned No. 48.
The Williams Grove speedweek opener will be another race in the 2019 Hoosier Diamond Series of events at the track.
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Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website located at www.williamsgrove.com or by following the track on Twitter and Facebook.