August 16, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
$60,000 Super Late Model Labor Day Weekend at Bedford-Port-Royal-Hesston!
(Hesston, PA) 3 massive events at 3 mid-PA supertracks will pay out $60,000 to Super Late Models during the 3 days of Labor Day Weeekend. The 3 State Flyers series will kick the weekend off at Bedford before going to Port Royal. The weekend will conclude with a “Triple Thrill” at Hesston which will see the Speedmonster, ULMS and 3 State Flyers series face off. 1 Super Late Model driver could carry away $13.488.
The 3 State Flyers will invade Bedford Speedway for the 2nd time in 2012 on Friday, Night, August 31 with the 25th running of the Labor Day Day Classic. The 55 lap 3 State Flyers Super Late Model feature will pay $5,055 to the winner. Semi-Late (street), Pure Stocks and 4-Cylinders are also on the racing program.
Matt Parks of 3 Springs, PA was the winner of the May 3 State Flyers event at Bedford over a 36 car field. On Friday, Augsut 31 at Bedford, gates open at 5:00 with warm-ups at 6:45 and racing at 7:15. General admission is $22 with kids 12 and under free in the grandstands. Pit admission is $32. Full information may be found at http://www.bedfordspeedway.com.
The following night, the 3 State Flyers will zoom into the Port Royal Speedway for the 9th Butch Renninger Memorial sponsored by No. 1 Cycle Center. The 33 lap feature will pay $3,333 to the winner and the event will be the opener of the 158th annual Juniata County Fair at the historic track.
410 Super Sprints, Pro-Stocks and an Enduro dash will also be included in the event at Port Royal. Gates will open at 7 with warm-ups at 6:30 and racing at 7PM. General admission is $16 with junior 12-18 only $5. All pit tickets are $30. Event information may be found at http://www.portroyalspeedway.com.
Hesston Speedway will host the finale of this exciting weekend. “Mega-Blitz Mach3” will showcase the “Triple Thrill.” For the 1st time ever, 3 regional Super Late Model series will converge as the event will fly under the track’s Speedmonster Series, ULMS and 3 State Flyers banners. “Mega-Blitz Mach 3” will feature 3 30 lap late mode-type features including twin features for the S³/ULMS/3SF Super Late Models paying $5,100 total to win and $400 total to start and a 30 lap championship for the Semi-Late Model Sportsman (limited/crate/steel block late model) class paying $1,000 to win.
“Mega-Blitz Mach3” will also include the “Eriksen Grand Championships” in honor of track founders Sonny & Peggy Eriksen. All divisions at Hesston will received bonus payoffs on every position. A-Cadets (street/pro-stock) will race for $600, Hobby-Modifieds (pure/strictly stock) for $375 and Roadrunners (stock fwd 4-cylinders) for $200.
At Hesston on Sunday, pit gates will open at 1:30 with grandstands at 4:00. Pill draw cutoff and drivers meeting is exactly at 5:00. The 1st session will start at 5:30 with very short warm-up sessions followed by the Roadrunner feature. Complete track prep will follow. At approximately 7:00 the Cadet heats will be run followed by the program for the late model cars at approximately 7:30. The rain date for Hesston is Monday, September 3.
Nick Dickson of Lewistown, PA came from the rear of the 24-car field to beat Gregg Satterlee of Rochester Mills PA in the S³/3SF Super Late Model feature at “Superthunder Road” at Hesston in June. At “Revolution 2012” in August, the finish was flipped with Satterlee winning the top-prize over 16th starting Dickson. Dickson had gained 37 positions in the 2 Super Late Model events at Hesston.
Satterlee leads both the Speedmonster and 3 State Flyers points going into the final phase of the season and is gunning for the dual championship title. Mike Knight of Ripley, NY leads the ULMS point standings.
Upcoming Events at Hesston
Thursday-Friday-Saturday, October 11-12-13 – “The Ultimate”
Thursday, October 11 – “Track Test” open practice
Friday, October 12 – “Moonsault Scramble”
$2,555 to win for Speedmonster Super Late Models
Plus Challenger Super Championship for Roadrunners plus Semi-Late Model Sportsman and Cadet heats
Saturday, October 13 – “The Ultimate”
$10,000 to win for Speedmonster/ULMS Super Late Models
PLUS Challenger Super Championships for Semi-Late Model Sportsman, Cadets & Hobby-Modified
Speedmonster 2012 Point Bonus: (Point bonus is based on completion of all 5 scheduled races at the 4 events. Driver must have perfect attendance at all completed races to receive point bonus.)
1st $2,000 2nd $1,000 3rd $500 4th $500 5th $500 6th $500
Payoffs for “Mega-Blitz” & “Eriksen Grand Championships” at Hesston on Sunday, September 2:
Hesston Speedway has a limit of 1 division for each driver or car at any race event! AMB or Westhold transponders required for Super Late Model, Semi-Late Model Sportsman, A-Cadet & Hobby-Modified. Track has 75 transponders for competitor use through Sept 2. Competitors who own transponders are requested to use their own transponder and to email their transponder ID to firstname.lastname@example.org before the race. RACEceivers are mandatory for ALL divisions!
S³/3SF Super Late Model (each race pays ½) - 1st $5,100 2nd $2,000 3rd $1,400 4th $1,200 5th $1,100 6th $1,000 7th $800 8th $700 9th $650 10th $600 11th $550 12th $500 13th $475 14th $450 15th $440 16th $425 17th $400 18th $400 19th $400 20th $400 21st $400 22nd $400 23rd $400 24th $400 $155 for all cars that do not qualify that make 1 lap on the track. $15 entry fee. $50 G & R Excavating & Demolition Pass Maximum Award.
Semi-Late Model Sportsman - 1st $1,000 2nd 575 3rd $400 4th $300 5th $250 6th $225 7th $200 8th $190 9th $175 10th $150 11th $140 12th $140 13th $140 14th $140 15th $140 16th $125 17th $125 18th $125 19th $125 20th $125 21st $125 22nd $125 23rd $125 24th $125 $100 for all cars that do not qualify that make 1 lap on the track. No car entry fee! $400 bonus to the top finishing crate late model in the top 5 positions. $100 Garlock’s Used Cars Pass Maximum Award.
A-Cadet - 1st $600 2nd $300 3rd $225 4th $175 5th $140 6th $125 7th $115 8th $105 9th $100 10th $95 11th $90 12th $90 13th $90 14th $90 15th $90 16th $75 17th $75 18th $75 19th $75 20th $75 21st $75 22nd $75 23rd $75 24th $75 $60 for all cars that do not qualify that make 1 lap on the track. No car entry fee! $75 Garlock’s Used Cars Pass Maximum Award.
Hobby-Modified - 1st $375 2nd $200 3rd $125 4th $100 5th $85 6th $75 7th $70 8th $65 9th $60 10th $55 11th $50 12th $50 13th $50 14th $50 15th $50 16th $50 17th $50 18th $50 19th $50 20th $50 21st $50 22nd $50 23rd $50 24th $50 $40 for all cars that do not qualify that make 1 lap on the track. No car entry fee! $50 Garlock’s Used Cars Pass Maximum Award.
Roadrunner - 1st $200 2nd $100 3rd $75 4th $65 5th $55 6th $50 7th $48 8th $48 9th $48 10th $48 11th $45 12th $45 13th $45 14th $45 15th $45 16th $45 17th $45 18th $45 19th $45 20th $45 21st $45 22nd $45 23rd $45 24th $45 $36 for all cars that do not qualify that make 1 lap on the track. No car entry fee! $25 Garlock’s Used Cars Pass Maximum Award.
Speedmonster Super Late Model Points as of “Revolution 2012”
Races Car Driver Hometown Points
3 22 Gregg Satterlee Rochester Mills, PA 272
3 17 Nick Dickson Lewistown, PA 268
3 1m Jeremy Miller Littlestown, PA 264
3 26 Jerry Bard Shippensburg, PA 258
3 43a Jason Covert York Haven, PA 251
3 12 Devin Friese Chambersburg, PA 250
3 8L Scott LeBarron Dillsburg, PA 247
3 92/2j Jeff Rine Danville, PA 246
3 14 Jack Pencil Bedford, PA 244
3 24 Dylan Yoder Selinsgrove, PA 242
3 27 Jim Yoder Selinsgrove, PA 240
3 57 Jeff Miller Huntingdon, PA 239
3 70j DJ Myers Greencastle, PA 234
3 15p Matt Parks Three Springs, PA 234
3 34d Bob Dunn East Waterford, PA 229
3 5*/11L Derek Byler Alexandria, PA 226
3 3 Tim Wilson McClure, PA 225
3 39 Greg Fetters Bedford, PA 222
3 5w Waylon Wagner Lewistown, PA 222
3 76 Andy Haus Easton, PA 221
3 20 Shawn Claar Claysburg, PA 220
3 m1 Mike Mort Lewistown, PA 210
United Late Model Series as of August 11, 2012
#9K Mike Knight Ripley, NY 197
99B Boom Briggs Bear Lake, PA 186
#No7 Jason Dupont Cyclone, PA 170
#21L Matt Lux Franklin, PA 117
#W11 Rob Blair Titusville, PA 116
#22G Gregg Satterlee Rochester Mills, PA 110
#22H Bump Hedman Sugar Grove, PA 100
#32 Billy Dickson West Decataur, PA 110
#22 Greg Oakes Franklinville, NY 94
#14B Dick Barton Ashville, NY 80
#71D Ron Davies Warren, PA 79
#21D Dan Stone Thompson, PA 77
#03E Doug Eck Corry, PA 75
#H1 Jared Miley South Park, PA 71
#55 Denny Fenton Clearfield, PA 70
#40 Dutch Davies Warren, PA 63
#04 Bob Close Eldred, PA 58
#07R Brent Rhebergen Clymer, NY 57
#71L Dennis Lunger Albion, PA 53
#2V Chad Valone Kiantone, NY 53
3 State Flyers Points as of August 12, 2012
Greg Satterlee 971
Jeremy Miller 901
Jason Covert 828
Devin Friese 807
Scott LeBarron 734
Greg Fetters 635
Matt Parks 577
Jerry Bard 492
Dylan Yoder 490
Andy Haus 479
Jeff Rine 475
Ron Delano 443
Jack Pencil 432
Jim Yoder 429
Justin Kann 428
Tom Decker 409
Nick Dickson 395
Shawn Claar 391
Jamie Lathroum 376
Walker Arthur 322
Hesston Speedway is home of The “Dirt Driving Experience” on May 28, July 4 and September 3. This unique opportunity allows race fans to become race drivers as they receive training and laps in a real Super Late Model car. Full information on this program may be found at http://www.dirtdriving.com.
Hesston Speedway is proudly supported by its sponsors. American Racer is based out of Indiana, PA. Lias Tire, located at 488 North 5th Street in Indiana, PA, is the regional distributor for American Racer. More information on American Racer and Lias Tire may be found at http://www.americanraceronline.com, http://www.liastireonline.com or by calling 800-638-7028.
Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic is headquartered at 2931 Industrial Park Drive in Finksburg, MD with satellite distribution centers at 1076 South Main Street in Roaring Springs, PA and at Precise Racing Products located at located at 110 S Pike Road #207 in Sarver, PA. Information on Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic may be found at http://www.hoosiermidatlantic.com. Precise Racing Products website is http://www.preciseracing.com. HTMA and Precise Racing can be reached at 800-651-5164.
G & R Excavation & Demolition is located at 900 Pennsylvania Avenue in Tyrone, PA and may be contacted at 814-684-4424 or toll free 866-766-4424. 2012 Division sponsors include Walters Auto Wrecking for the Late Model Sportsman at 403 Walters Lane in Hollidaysburg, PA, 814-696-0310 or http://www.waltersautowrecking.com. Dan’s Auto Body is the sponsor of the Cadets in Saxton, PA with full information at http://www.dansautobodysaxton.com or 814-635-0452. Bubba’s Pizza & Sub Station is the sponsor for the Hobby-Modifieds at 705 Spring Street in Saxton, PA or 814-635-4002. Frankland Racing Supply and American Die Cast is located in Saxonburg PA with information at http://www.franklandracing.com or 1-888-8-REAR END and http://american-diecast.com or 1-800-LUV-DIRT.
Woody’s Barbq is located in Huntingdon, PA with website at http://www.thatsmybarbq.com. Goshorn Racing Supply is the official parts supplier of “Motor Mountain” and can be contacted at 717-446-3354 or 814-599-5436. TC Race Cars is located in Frostburg, MD. More information may be found at http://www.tcracecars.com. Impact Media is the official videographer of Hesston Speedway. Their videos can be purchased at http://www.flagtoflagvideo.com. Eriksen Well Drilling is located in Hesston PA with full information at http://www.eriksenwelldrilling.com.
Miller Auto Parts has 27 locations in PA, MD and WV and can be found at http://www.millerautoparts.com. Richard Gill’s Custom Lettering may be contacted at 814-942-5325. Park’s Garbage Service serves Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cumberland, Franklin, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Snyder counties and can be found at http://www.parksgarbageservice.com. Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home is located in Broad Top City, PA at http://www.caheathfh.com. Hilltop Tank & Supply is located in James Creek PA and can be contacted at 814-658-3915. Brennemen’s Market is located in Huntingdon and Mt. Union PA and can be found at http://www.brennemensmeatmarket.com. Pyles Doors can be contacted at 800-515-DOOR. Martin Oil Company is the owner of Martin General Stores and can be found at http://www.martinoil.com. Moose Designs information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/MooseDesigns. Dively’s Garage & Auto Body is located in Alexandria, PA and can be found at http://www.divelys.com. Twin Oil Home Heating is located in Neelyton PA and can be contacted at 814-259-3130
“Motor Mountain” is located in the scenic Raystown Lake and mountain country of central PA and provides a wonderful opportunity for race fans and race teams to make a complete weekend getaway when attending the racing events at Hesston. Promoter DR Eriksen has transformed Hesston into a showplace in just two short seasons, with additional improvements on the drawing board. Major expansions have given the track more seating, parking and pit space to accommodate these major events. All fans are provided an excellent view of the action, with grandstand seating and drive-in viewing built high above the racing surface. Hesston welcomes campers and now offers in track-camping on the back straight viewing ramp. Full information about the Hesston Speedway may be found at http://www.hesstonspeedway.com or by calling 814-658-3639.
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Edited by HesstonPR, 25 August 2012 - 10:42 PM.