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Malcolm Is The Mountain Man

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Brian Malcolm Picks Up First Mountain Win For 2017 Story By: CRAIG DECKER / THUNDER MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DARYL CANFIELD / MOJO PHOTOS Center Lisle, NY.-June 19, 2017- Saturday night at the fast track was all about the fans! The competitors and race teams certainly put forth an outstanding effort to honor the fans from bicycle giveaways to free cash drawings, ice cream, candy, chips, and over 20 boxes of Little Caesars Pizza. It was what you would call a grand gesture to honor the ones that make it happen, the fans in the grandstands. With the power…

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Creeden Finds His Way Back To The Top Of The Mountain

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Creeden Finds His Way Back To Victory Lane At  Thunder Mountain   Story By: SARA SPOONHOWER / THUNDER MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: EVAN CANFIELD / RACERSGUIDE.COM Center Lisle, NY – June 12, 2017- Saturday night brought with it beautiful weather, exciting two and three wide racing and some new winners.  Dana Davis, #138 600cc Modified, led an exciting race holding off Chris Jordan and Byron Worthing for his first win at Thunder Mountain.  Modified driver Danny Creeden clawed his way back to the top after a disappointing finish last weekend. Brian White put his #56 machine in victory lane after…

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Battle of 44: Anthony Perrego Edges Stewart Friesen At Thunder Mountain

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Battle of 44: Anthony Perrego Edges Stewart Friesen At Thunder Mountain ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Before Standing-Room-Only Crowd; Larry Mekic (Sportsman) and Damon Decker (Street Stock) Also Prevail Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com CENTER LISLE, NY – In an epic battle of ‘44’ cars, Anthony Perrego edged Stewart Friesen to win Sunday night’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Perrego, driving the Superior Remodeling No. 44, staved off the late advances of Friesen’s Halmar International No. 44, to score the $5,000-plus triumph in the 50-lap Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By…

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Decker Looks To Light Up Thunder Mountain

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Billy Decker Makes Thunder Mountain Return For ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ May 28 Driving Jeremy Smith-Owned Car; STSS Modified 50 On Tap Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CENTER LISLE, NY –May 19, 2017-  For the first time since the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP was formed in 2014, Southern Tier favorite Billy Decker is set to compete at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Decker, who resides in nearby Sidney, N.Y., will enter the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special on Sunday, May 28: event No. 2 of the…

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‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Set For 25th Anniversary Season

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Lightning’ Strikes Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 28; Short Track Super Series ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Set For 25th Anniversary Season Press Release By: BRETT DEYO / STSS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CENTER LISLE, NY – May 5, 2017- In the midst of its 25th anniversary season, Thunder Mountain Speedway is set to host a marquee event on Sunday, May 28. Fans and racers will celebrate Memorial Day weekend at the three-eighths-mile banked oval with the fourth running of the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special headlined by the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled…

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Thunder Mountain Prepares For 25th Anniversary Season

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Thunder Mountain Plans Ambitious  25th Anniversary Season Story By: BRETT DEYO /THUNDER MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CENTER LISLE, NY – March 24, 2017- It was a quarter-century ago when dairy farmer Karl Spoonhower built a speedway in the rolling hills of Center Lisle, N.Y. Towering over farms below, it earned the appropriate name Thunder Mountain Speedway. Now, 25 years later, Spoonhower and family are again at the helm of the three-eighths-mile clay track, with an ambitious schedule planned for the speedway’s silver anniversary season. Prior to the ’14 season, Spoonhower – who had sold the facility…

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2016 Short Track Super Series Schedule Released

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] 2016 Short Track Super Series Schedule Released The 2016 Short Track Super Series Fueled by VP has released their tentative 2016 schedule. The series will once again be split into a North and a South Region for 2016. Stewart Friesen and Ryan Watt picked up the 2015 season crowns individually. The first 'South' race will be March 12th at the Georgetown Speedway with the Melvin Joseph Memorial paying $4,900 to win. The first 'North' race will be held on April 2nd at the Orange County Fair Speedway for the 3rd Annual Hard Clay Open. 2016 Short Track Super…

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Thunder Mountain Speedway Brings Down The Curtain On 2015 Season With Festive Awards Banquet At Marathon Civic Center

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Thunder Mountain Speedway Brings Down The Curtain On 2015 Season With Festive Awards Banquet At Marathon Civic Center; Mike Mahaney, Modified Champion, Leads Honorees And Receives $5,200-Plus For Car Owner Jim Shear MARATHON, NY – The curtain was closed on the 2015 Thunder Mountain Speedway season in a festive manner Saturday night. With the Marathon Civic Center providing the backdrop, more than 230 race enthusiasts gathered for the speedway’s annual Awards Banquet. The event concluded owner and promoter Karl Spoonhower’s second season back at the helm of the three-eighths-mile clay oval located in Center Lisle, N.Y., a successful…

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Mike Mahaney Earns First-Ever Southern Tier Challenge Cup Championship

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mike Mahaney Earns First-Ever Southern Tier Challenge Cup Championship; Top-10 Features Even Split Between I-88 and Thunder Mountain Speedways; Tires Available For Pick-Up At I-88 Speedway During Oct. 9-10 Short Track SuperNationals 8 AFTON, NY – The first-ever American Racer Southern Tier Challenge Cup, a $10,000 program involving I-88 Speedway in Afton, N.Y., and Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y., is complete. And the inaugural champion, representing I-88 Speedway, is Mike Mahaney of King Ferry, N.Y. Mahaney accrued some 840 points utilizing his best-15 feature finishes at the Afton Fairgrounds oval driving the Charlie Davis-owned No. 21.…

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Local Driver Chad Cook Steals The Show, But Stewart Friesen Drives To Thunder Mountain Speedway Wade Decker Memorial Triumph & $5,140 Payday

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Local Driver Chad Cook Steals The Show, But Stewart Friesen Drives To Thunder Mountain Speedway Wade Decker Memorial Triumph & $5,140 Payday; Rocky Warner (GRIT American Series Crate 602 Sportsman); Jonathan Carpenter (Street Stock) & Brian Carber (XCel 600 Modified) Also Triumph As 146 Cars Jam Thunder Mountain Pits CENTER LISLE, NY – Local driver Chad Cook may have stolen the show, but it was Stewart Friesen who ended up in Victory Lane on Sunday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Friesen, of Sprakers, N.Y., wheeled the Jeff Daley-backed No. 44 to his first triumph at the Center Lisle…

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All $5,000-To-Win Events Are Not Created Equal: Wade Decker Memorial Sunday At Thunder Mountain Speedway Features Huge Short Track Super Series Pay Structure Plus Other Incentives

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] All $5,000-To-Win Events Are Not Created Equal: Wade Decker Memorial Sunday At Thunder Mountain Speedway Features Huge Short Track Super Series Pay Structure Plus Other Incentives; GRIT Series Crate Sportsman, Street Stocks & XCel 600 Modifieds All Set For High-Paying Events CENTER LISLE, NY – All $5,000-to-win dirt Modified events are not created equal. Case in point: this Sunday’s (Sept. 27) MjH Oilfield Wade Decker Memorial at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The annual race honoring the late Wade Decker is among the most lucrative of the season for the big-block/small-block Modified traveling contingent of the Short Track Super Series…

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Chad Cook Continues Late Surge, Wins Modified Main Saturday At Thunder Mountain Speedway With 30-Car Field On Hand

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Chad Cook Continues Late Surge, Wins Modified Main Saturday At Thunder Mountain Speedway With 30-Car Field On Hand; Kevin Jordan (Sportsman), Pat Jordan (Crate 602 Sportsman), Coty Bishop (Rookie Sportsman), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), Will Eastman (XCel 600 Modified) & Nick Kennedy (Four Cylinder) Also Victors As Champions Are Crowned CENTER LISLE, NY – Chad Cook’s late-season surge continued on Saturday at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Cook, of Deposit, N.Y., drove the Mike Costello-owned No. 222 to victory in the Season Championship Night 30-lap big-block/small-block Modified main, earning $1,500 for his second consecutive triumph at the three-eighths-mile oval. The…

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Just Two Events Left To Decide 2015 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region $15,000 Championship

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Just Two Events Left To Decide 2015 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region $15,000 Championship: Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, Sept. 27 & I-88 Speedway Saturday, Oct. 10; Stewart Friesen Currently Tops Standings CENTER LISLE, NY – After just two more events, a $15,000 champion will be crowned by the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek. A pair of high-profile race programs – the MjH Oilfield Wade Decker Memorial at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y. and the Halmar International Short Track SuperNationals presented by Olum’s at I-88 Speedway in…

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Lingering Showers, Saturated Grounds Force Postponement Of MjH Oilfield Wade Decker Memorial To Sunday, September 27; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds Headline Rescheduled Program, All Divisions Return

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CENTER LISLE, NY – Saturated grounds and lingering showers predicted by the National Weather Service throughout the afternoon and evening forced the postponement of the Wade Decker Memorial event slated for Sunday at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The event will now take place on Sunday, Sept. 27 to conclude the 2015 season of racing on the Mountain. The rescheduled Wade Decker Memorial event will be highlighted by the seventh round of the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region. More than $27,000 cash will be on the line for the 50-lap big-block/small-block Modified…

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Thunder Mountain Speedway Championship Night Postponed To Saturday, September 19 Due To Heavy Afternoon & Evening Rain; Sunday Wade Decker Memorial Remains On As Scheduled

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CENTER LISLE, NY – Thunder Mountain Speedway will have to wait one more week to crown is 2015 track champions. Due to heavy predicted rain for both Saturday afternoon and evening, Championship Night at the three-eighths-mile clay oval has been postponed to next Saturday, September 19. All season-long championship battles will be decided on the 19th for the weekly divisions. Modifieds will race for $1,500 to win next Saturday, joined by the Open Sportsman, Crate 602 Sportsman, Rookie Sportsman, Street Stocks, XCel 600 Modifieds and FWD Four Cylinders. Current point leaders entering next Saturday’s finale are Mike Mahaney…

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Two Big Days Of Racing Set For Thunder Mountain Speedway This Weekend, September 12-13; Championship Night Saturday Headlined By $1,500-To-Win Modifieds; Sunday Short Track Super Series Visit In $5,000-To-Win Wade Decker Memorial Race

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Two Big Days Of Racing Set For Thunder Mountain Speedway This Weekend, September 12-13; Championship Night Saturday Headlined By $1,500-To-Win Modifieds; Sunday Short Track Super Series Visit In $5,000-To-Win Wade Decker Memorial Race CENTER LISLE, NY - Thunder Mountain Speedway will close out 2015 in grand style this weekend with two days of racing on Saturday-Sunday September 12-13. A season that began on the final Saturday of April and has stretched through the heat of summer will end with a bang, crowning track champions on Saturday and playing host to a huge year-end event on Sunday. On Saturday…

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177 Race Cars, Capacity Crowd Jam Thunder Mountain Speedway For ‘Sprint Car Saturday’ Special; Delaware’s Curt Michael Wins ESS 360 Sprint Main, Chad Cook Modified Victor

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] 177 Race Cars, Capacity Crowd Jam Thunder Mountain Speedway For ‘Sprint Car Saturday’ Special; Delaware’s Curt Michael Wins ESS 360 Sprint Main, Chad Cook Modified Victor; Other Winners Include Scott Goodrich (CRSA), Brandon Walters (Sportsman), Daryl Krebs (Crate), Clint Roehrs (Lightning Sprint), Larry Mekic (SRP), Coty Bishop (Rookie), Joe McCabe (XCel 600 Mod) & Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock) CENTER LISLE, NY – Before a capacity crowd, Chad Cook drove to victory on Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Cook, of Deposit, N.Y., rolled the top line to the front of the field and cruised to the win in…

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Champion, Family Man & Southern Tier Icon To Be Remembered Sunday, September 13 At Thunder Mountain Speedway With Wade Decker Memorial

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Champion, Family Man & Southern Tier Icon To Be Remembered Sunday, September 13 At Thunder Mountain Speedway With Wade Decker Memorial; Short Track Super Series Modifieds Compete For $5,000 Winner’s Share; GRIT Series, Street Stocks & XCel 600 Modifieds Also Featured CENTER LISLE, NY – A champion, family man and popular Southern Tier icon will be remembered on Sunday, September 13 at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The three-eighths-mile clay oval located just outside of Whitney Point, N.Y., hosts the Wade Decker Memorial event, highlighted by the seventh round of the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob…

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Mr. Outside Mike Mahaney Rolls To Fourth Thunder Mountain Modified Victory With Late-Race Pass

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mr. Outside Mike Mahaney Rolls To Fourth Thunder Mountain Modified Victory With Late-Race Pass; Other Victors Include Kevin Jordan (Sportsman), Adam Hilton (Crate), Kinser Hill (Rookie), Kevin Garland (Street Stock), Bailey Boyd (XCel Modified), Bill Nichols (SRP Sprint) & Dylan Robinson (Four Cylinder) CENTER LISLE, NY – A commitment to the outside lane led Mike Mahaney to victory on Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Mahaney, of King Ferry, N.Y., rode the topside of the three-eighths-mile oval to his fourth victory of the 2015 season driving the Jim Shear-owned No. 77X Troyer. Mahaney, the current point leader with…

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Malcolm Makes A Statement: Brian Malcolm Keeps Title Hopes Alive With Commanding Thunder Mountain Modified Win; Nick Mady (Open Sportsman), Adam Hilton (Crate Sportsman), Shawn Davis (Rookie Sportsman), Matt Spencer (Street Stock – $1,000), Jamie Frantz (XCel 600 Modified) & Nick Kennedy (FWD Four Cylinder) Also Score

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Malcolm Makes A Statement: Brian Malcolm Keeps Title Hopes Alive With Commanding Thunder Mountain Modified Win; Nick Mady (Open Sportsman), Adam Hilton (Crate Sportsman), Shawn Davis (Rookie Sportsman), Matt Spencer (Street Stock - $1,000), Jamie Frantz (XCel 600 Modified) & Nick Kennedy (FWD Four Cylinder) Also Score CENTER LISLE, NY – Brian Malcolm made a statement on Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Malcolm, of Lake Ariel, Pa., kept his championship hopes alive with a triumph in the 30-lap big-block/small-block Modified main event, his second of the season but first in a points-paying event at the Center Lisle…

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Rim-Rider: Chad Cook Works Outside Lane To Victory – Third Of 2015 – Saturday At Thunder Mountain Speedway; Eric Leet (Sportsman), Pat Jordan (Crate 602 Sportsman), Coty Bishop (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), Doug Windhausen (XCel), Larry Mekic (SRP), Johnny Applebee and Brian Moore (Vintage) & Mike Robinson (Four Cylinder) Also Score

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CENTER LISLE, NY – Chad Cook rode the outside lane to victory on Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Deposit, N.Y.’s Cook, driving the Mike Costello-owned No. 222, found the topside to his liking and powered around defending track champion Brent Wilcox with three laps remaining in the 30-lap big-block/small-block Modified main. For Cook, the victory was his third of the 2015 season and first since July 12. “We have struggled here the last few weeks, been in the back and got caught up in some stuff,” noted Cook, who earned $1,200. “These guys kept working and…

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Mike Mahaney Outraces The Rain & Competition For Thunder Mountain Speedway Saturday Modified Conquest, His Third Of 2015; Chris Jordan (Sportsman), Brian Mady (Crate 602 Sportsman), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock) & Tom Shiner (XCel 600 Modified) Also Win Before Rain Moves In

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CENTER LISLE, NY – With rain moving in, Mike Mahaney outraced the competition and the weather to win Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Mahaney, of King Ferry, N.Y., earned his third big-block/small-block Modified triumph of 2015 at the Center Lisle, N.Y., oval in dramatic fashion, taking the top spot just three laps from the finish of the 30-lap main. The speedway’s current point leader earned $1,200 for his efforts. Mahaney rolled off the grid sixth for the main, while outside-pole starter Ryan Jordan shot into the lead with his family owned No. R21. Jordan, already a two-time…

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Afternoon Rains, Soaked Racing Surface Cause Cancelation Of Thunder Mountain Speedway’s Saturday, July 18 Program; Racing Continues On The Mountain Saturday, July 25

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CENTER LISLE, NY – A heavy downpour during the late afternoon on Saturday thoroughly soaked the Thunder Mountain Speedway and forced the cancelation of the evening’s racing activities. Despite clearing as the night went on following the afternoon line of storms, the track surface would not have been able to be worked in for racing. “We had no choice but to cancel,” speedway owner Karl Spoonhower said. “We were as disappointed as anyone. Unfortunately, the rain came too heavily at the wrong time as we were beginning to prepare the track. There was no way we could have…

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Back On Top: Chad Cook Returns To Modified Victory Lane At Thunder Mountain Speedway For Second Time In 2015

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Chad Cook returned to championship form on Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Cook, who has ridden out an up-and-down season in the Mike Costello-owned No. 222, won his second big-block/small-block Modified 30-lap feature of 2015 at the Center Lisle three-eighths-mile oval, picking up a $1,200 payday on Barrett Paving Materials Inc. Night. “We made some changes this week,” bottom-lined Cook following the triumph. “They definitely paid off. The track was great this week. You could race all over it and there was bite everywhere. Our car was a lot better.” Cook credited his race team…

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Change Of Luck: Byron Worthing Drives Dan Morden’s No. 14K Hig Fab Chassis To $1,776 Modified Victory Saturday At Thunder Mountain; Larry Hillis (Sportsman), Adam Hilton (Crate), Coty Bishop (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock) & Dylan Robinson (Four Cylinder) Also Triumph On Independence Day

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] CENTER LISLE, NY – A change of car and luck resulted in victory for Byron Worthing. Saddled by early season engine and handling issues, second-generation driver Worthing made the switch to Dan Morden’s No. 14K Hig Fab mount for weekly racing at Thunder Mountain Speedway. On Saturday night - in his first feature aboard the car - Worthing drove to a $1,776 payday in the 30-lap Greene’s ACE Home Center of Whitney Point ‘Red, White and Blue’ special. For Worthing, the win was the second of his Modified career. “I can’t thank Dan and Harriette Morden enough,” Worthing…

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region Point Standings

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*After Thunder Mountain, June 29 [xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Position Car No. Driver OCFS Big D Accord Thunder Total 1 44 Stewart Friesen 100 95 40 95 330 2 27J Danny Johnson 90 54 85 90 319 3 55 Anthony Perrego 65 85 80 85 315 4 3 Tommy Meier 85 56 95 50 286 5 97 Jerry Higbie Jr. 95 40 72 40 247 6 91 Rick Laubach 40 100 48 52 240 7 44R/76R Mike Ricci 76 25 68 68 237 8 34 Andy Bachetti 62 68 60 45 235 9 6X Jackie Brown Jr. 46 40 100 48 234…

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Home Track Hero: Brian Malcolm Tops Thunder Mountain Speedway Monday ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ & Earns $5,245-plus Against Tough Short Track Super Series Field; Eric Leet (Sportsman), Earl Zimmer (Street Stock) & Gabe Forward (Four Cylinder) Also Triumph

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Home Track Hero: Brian Malcolm Tops Thunder Mountain Speedway Monday ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ & Earns $5,245-plus Against Tough Short Track Super Series Field; Eric Leet (Sportsman), Earl Zimmer (Street Stock) & Gabe Forward (Four Cylinder) Also Triumph CENTER LISLE, NY - Brian Malcolm proved the importance of home-track advantage as he bested a barrage of invaders and challengers to take home the Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by VP Racing Fuels and Town Mechanical. Coming from the ninth starting spot, the Thunder Mountain-regular wasted little time getting to the front, and once there, Malcolm fended off all sorts…

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Weather Cancels Thunder Mountain Saturday Program, Sunday ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Now Takes Place Monday, June 29; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds Race For $5,000 Top Prize!

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] CENTER LISLE, NY – Weather conditions have forced the cancelation of Saturday’s racing program and postponement of Sunday’s event at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Due to heavy rain, no racing will take place at the Center Lisle, N.Y., three-eighths-mile clay oval on Saturday or Sunday. However, the speedway WILL BE IN ACTION Monday, June 29. Sunday’s Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by VP Racing Fuels and Town Mechanical will now take place on Monday. The Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek big-block/small-block Modifieds will race 50 laps for $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to…

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Two Huge Days Of Racing At Thunder Mountain Speedway This Weekend: Climb The Mountain To Get Closer To The Stars; Full Program Saturday, ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Sunday!

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CENTER LISLE, NY - It is a huge two-day program of action at Thunder Mountain Speedway this Saturday and Sunday June 27 and 28. Some of the sport’s most prominent stars will be in competition at the ‘Fast Track’ this weekend. On Saturday, it will be a complete program of racing: Modifieds, Open Sportsman, Crate 602 Sportsman, Rookie Sportsman, Street Stocks, XCel 600 Modifieds (tour race - $1,000 to win!) and Four Cylinders plus the visiting Empire Lightning Sprint 1000cc Mini-Sprints. Saturday gates open at 4 p.m. Hot laps get underway at 6:20 p.m., with racing at 7 p.m. Grandstand…

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Major Chance To Cash In For Modified Racers This Sunday, June 28 At Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Event; $25,000-Plus Payout Posted For Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek North Region Event

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Short-track dirt Modified racers have a major chance to cash inthis Sunday (June 28) at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by VP Racing Fuels and Town Mechanical is set for the three-eighths-mile with a purse of more than $25,000 posted for big-block/small-block Modified competitors in a 50-lap main event. Valuable points for travelers of the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek are also on the line. The ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ serves as event No. 4 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region. The ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ has a…

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Thunder Mountain Beats The Weather With 122 Race Cars On Hand: Mike Mahaney Wins Second Modified Event Of 2015; Hillis (Sportsman), Jordan (Crate), Roth (Rookie), Wolf (Street Stock), Mady (XCel 600) & O’Hara (Four Cylinder) Also Visit Victory Lane

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Thunder Mountain Speedway beat the weather on Saturday night and no one was happier about it than Mike Mahaney. Mahaney, of King Ferry, N.Y., drove to his second big-block/small-block Modified score of the 2015 season, piloting Jim Shear’s No. 77X to the $1,200 payday in convincing fashion. The 30-lap Modified main – and all other events – were completed by 10:30 p.m. despite persistent on-and-off rain showers throughout the night and a dire forecast. “I’ve got to thank the track and everyone involved for pushing to get this one in tonight,” Mahaney said. “And especially all…

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Comfort Zone: Billy Van Pelt Heads To Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Sunday, June 28 With Guaranteed Starting Position; Veteran Driver Off To Solid Start On Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek In 2015

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Billy Van Pelt heads to Thunder Mountain Speedway on Sunday, June 28 with some added comfort. Van Pelt, the longtime king of Woodhull (N.Y.) Raceway who hails from Westfield, Pa., knows he will be in the starting field for the Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by VP Racing Fuels and Town Mechanical.  He is a guaranteed starter via his victory earlier this month at Black Rock Speedway in Dundee, N.Y., where he won the $5,000 ‘Rumble at the Rock’ special. “It’s always good to know you’re in the race before you go,” cited Van Pelt,…

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Billy Pauch Jr. Ready To Return To Thunder Mountain Speedway After 10 Years

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CENTER LISLE, NY – It has been more than 10 years since Billy Pauch Jr. climbed the hillside driveway to Thunder Mountain Speedway. But he will do it again on Sunday, June 28. Pauch Jr., of Frenchtown, N.J., will participate in the Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by VP Racing Fuels and Town Mechanical at the three-eighths-mile oval. The huge night of racing is headlined by the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek big-block/small-block Modifieds in a 50-lap event offering $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to start and the Speedway Entertainment SpeedSTRs, typically featured at…

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Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Set For June 28 “Sunday Funday” Special; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds & Speedway Entertainment SpeedSTRs Highlight Lucrative Program; $10,000 Olum’s ‘Double Down’ Bonus Offered

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Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Set For June 28 “Sunday Funday” Special; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds & Speedway Entertainment SpeedSTRs Highlight Lucrative Program; $10,000 Olum’s ‘Double Down’ Bonus Offered CENTER LISLE, NY – Thunder Mountain Speedway will present its own version of a “Sunday Funday” on Sunday, June 28. For the second consecutive season, BD Motorsports Media LLC teams with Thunder Mountain owner Karl Spoonhower to present the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special at the three-eighths-mile, banked clay oval just outside of Whitney Point, N.Y. This 2015 edition – sponsored by Olum’s, VP Racing…

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Two-Time: Ryan Jordan Drives From Eighth, Completes Last-Lap Pass To Earn Second Modified Win Of 2015 At Thunder Mountain; Chris Jordan (Sportsman), Adam Hilton (Crate), Coty Bishop (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), Kamdin Maby (XCel), Cheyenna Ling (SRP) & Tim Vandemark (Four Cylinder) Also Score Triumphs

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Photo Courtesy of http://thundermtnspeedway.com CENTER LISLE, NY – Ryan Jordan became the season’s first repeat Modified winner in thrilling fashion Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Jordan, driving forward from eighth starting position, completed a final-lap pass of divisional rookie Colton Wilson to top the night’s 30-lap big-block/small-block main event. The Speedsville, N.Y., driver earned $1,200 for his second career triumph at the three-eighths-mile banked clay oval. Jordan raced wheel-to-wheel with Wilson during the race’s final five laps before surging ahead with the checkered in the air. “That was the most fun I’ve had racing, ever!” Jordan exclaimed after climbing…

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Rain Claims Thunder Mountain’s Saturday Racing; Action Continues June 6 With Full Program Plus Fan Appreciation Night & Lawn Mower Racing; HUGE ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Special Sunday, June 28

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CENTER LISLE, NY – For the second time this season, rain forced the cancelation of a Saturday event at Thunder Mountain Speedway. A first wave of heavy rain arrived at the speedway at 4 p.m., soaking the grounds. With a second band of storms moving across the state, management opted to pull the plug on the program. Ultimately, significant precipitation arrived at 8 p.m. as forecasted, so the correct call was made. Racing resumes at the Center Lisle facility next Saturday, June 6 with Fan Appreciation Night. Fans will be invited to the frontstretch during intermission to meet the drivers…

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Upswing: Chad Cook Turns Around Early Struggles, Wins First Of 2015 In Thunder Mountain Modified Action; Eric Leet (Sportsman), Adam Hilton (Crate 602 Sportsman), Dominic Fuller (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), Will Eastman (XCel 600 Modified) & Dylan Robinson (Four Cylinder) Also Visit Victory Lane

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Upswing: Chad Cook Turns Around Early Struggles, Wins First Of 2015 In Thunder Mountain Modified Action; Eric Leet (Sportsman), Adam Hilton (Crate 602 Sportsman), Dominic Fuller (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), Will Eastman (XCel 600 Modified) & Dylan Robinson (Four Cylinder) Also Visit Victory Lane CENTER LISLE, NY – Chad Cook broke free from his early season struggles on Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Cook, a former champion from Deposit, N.Y., drove to his first big-block/small-block Modified score of the 2015 season at the Center Lisle three-eighths-mile oval, fending off a persistent Brian Malcolm to win the 30-lap main…

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First ‘Small Car Showcase’ At Thunder Mountain Speedway Draws 109 Entries; Eddie Strada (NY6A), Tyler Walker (Wingless 600cc), Richie Hitzler (XCel Mod), Dylan Hoch (Slingshot), Don Harvey (1000cc) and Luke Kroboth (270cc) Reach Victory Lane

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First ‘Small Car Showcase’ At Thunder Mountain Speedway Draws 109 Entries; Eddie Strada (NY6A), Tyler Walker (Wingless 600cc), Richie Hitzler (XCel Mod), Dylan Hoch (Slingshot), Don Harvey (1000cc) and Luke Kroboth (270cc) Reach Victory Lane CENTER LISLE, NY – Eddie Strada and Tyler Walker led the list of ‘Small Car Showcase’ winners on Sunday afternoon at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Strada, of South Canaan, Pa., was the NPS Tour by NY6A winged 600cc Micro-Sprint victor in the division’s 20-lap main, while North Tonawanda, N.Y.’s Walker triumphed in the wingless 600cc portion of the program. The event was the first-ever ‘Small Car…

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130 Race Cars Pack Thunder Mountain Pit Area Saturday Night; Mike Mahaney Scores First Modified Victory Of The Season Before Large Crowd; Kenny Hammond (Sportsman), Pat Jordan (Crate), Dominic Fuller (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), Tim Van Horn (XCel 600 Modified), Don Harvey (Lightning Sprint) & Dylan Robinson (Four Cylinder) Also Triumph

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CENTER LISLE, NY – One week after falling shy of victory in the Season Opener, Mike Mahaney got the job done Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Mahaney, of King Ferry, N.Y., drove Jim Shear’s Olum’s-sponsored No. 77x to his first big-block/small-block Modified triumph of 2015 at the Center Lisle, N.Y., three-eighths-mile clay oval, earning $1,200. Again this week, the Modified 30-lap event was a competitive affair with the leaders dicing through heavy lapped traffic during the second half of the feature slowed by just a single yellow flag. A new record of 130 race cars jammed the Thunder Mountain…

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Small Cars, Big Payouts: Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Small Car Showcase’ THIS SUNDAY, May 3 Features NPS Tour By NY6A Winged 600cc Micro-Sprints, Wingless 600cc Micro-Sprints, 270cc Micro-Sprints, XCel 600 Modifieds, Empire Lightning Sprints & Slingshots; Vahlco Wheels Offers Bonuses

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Small Cars, Big Payouts: Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Small Car Showcase’ THIS SUNDAY, May 3 Features NPS Tour By NY6A Winged 600cc Micro-Sprints, Wingless 600cc Micro-Sprints, 270cc Micro-Sprints, XCel 600 Modifieds, Empire Lightning Sprints & Slingshots; Vahlco Wheels Offers Bonuses CENTER LISLE, NY – Small cars will race for some big money when BD Motorsports Media LLC presents the inaugural ‘Small Car Showcase’ at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The first edition of the special event takes place THIS Sunday, May 3 (rain date: May 17) at the clay oval located just outside Whitney Point, N.Y., 25 miles north of Binghamton. A full…

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One To Remember: Nick Rochinski Earns First Thunder Mountain Victory In Spectacular Season Opener; Kevin Jordan (Open Sportsman), Chad Cook (Crate 602 Sportsman), Rudy Roth (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), John Ayre (XCel 600 Modified) & Dylan Robinson (Four Cylinder) Also Triumph As 118 Cars Fill Pit Area

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Nick Rochinski will never forget his breakthrough victory at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Rochinski, of Dickson City, Pa., registered his first-career big-block/small-block Modified checkered at the Center Lisle, N.Y., three-eighths-mile oval in spectacular fashion, outdueling Mike Mahaney in a spirited, back-and-forth battle to win Saturday night’s Waymart Building Center/Sharkey’s Fuels Season Opener. Rochinski earned $1,992 from the speedway and an additional $100 cash bonus in Victory Lane from race sponsors Chuck Grimm (Waymart Building Center of Waymart, Pa.) and Rocky Rosetti (Sharkey’s Fuels of South Canaan, Pa.) following the 30-lap main event. Despite brisk temperatures, Thunder Mountain…

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After Successful Practice Session, Thunder Mountain Speedway Will Go Racing This Saturday, April 25; $1,992-To-Win Modifieds Headline Program As Point Season Gets Underway

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Following a successful practice on Saturday, Thunder Mountain Speedway roars into action this weekend. On Saturday (April 25), the three-eighths-mile clay oval in Center Lisle, N.Y., officially kick-starts its 2015 campaign with the annual Season Opener headlined by the big-block/small-block Modifieds racing 30 laps for $1,992 to win. The “1992” number signifies the year the speedway opened. The night’s activities are sponsored by Waymart Building Center of Waymart, Pa., and Sharkey’s Fuels of South Canaan, Pa. The ’15 campaign is expected to be the strongest yet for Thunder Mountain, back for the second season under the…

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Big Season Ahead For Thunder Mountain Speedway: Modified Purse Increase, New American Racer Cup Southern Tier Challenge Cup Program, Boosted Open Sportsman Payout, Crate 602 Sportsman & XCel 600 Modifieds Added, $500-To-Win Street Stocks & More

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CENTER LISLE, NY – In the second season back under the ownership of Karl Spoonhower, Thunder Mountain Speedway is poised for a banner season in 2015. The Season Opener, sponsored by Waymart Building Center and Sharkey’s Fuels, is set for Saturday, April 25. Modifieds race 30 laps for $1,992 to win, reflecting on the year the speedway was carved from hilltop farmland outside of Whitney Point, N.Y., some 25 miles north of Binghamton. Joining the Modifieds on the Opening Night program are Open Sportsman, Crate 602 Sportsman, Rookie Sportsman (running April through June), Street Stocks, XCel 600 Modifieds and FWD…

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Small Cars, Big Payouts: Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Small Car Showcase’ May 3 Features NPS Tour By NY6A Winged 600cc Micro-Sprints, Wingless 600cc Micro-Sprints, 270cc Micro-Sprints, XCel 600 Modifieds, Empire Lightning Sprints & Slingshots

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Small cars will race for some big money when BD Motorsports Media LLC presents the inaugural ‘Small Car Showcase’ at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The first edition of the special event takes place on Sunday, May 3 (rain date: May 17) at the clay oval located just outside Whitney Point, N.Y., 25 miles north of Binghamton. A full slate of small car racing is planned to include Micro-Sprints, Mini-Sprints, XCel 600 Modifieds and Slingshots. The ‘Small Car Showcase’ is the 2015 point season opener for the traveling NPS tour by NY6A winged 600cc Micro-Sprint group. The NY6A…

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New, Ground-Breaking $10,000 American Racer Southern Tier Challenge Cup Announced For I-88 Speedway & Thunder Mountain Speedway Modified Competitors; Season-Long Incentives, Year-End Cash & Product Await Race Teams

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New, Ground-Breaking $10,000 American Racer Southern Tier Challenge Cup Announced For I-88 Speedway & Thunder Mountain Speedway Modified Competitors; Season-Long Incentives, Year-End Cash & Product Await Race Teams INDIANA, PA – A ground-breaking program has been launched for big-block/small-block Modified competitors at New York’s I-88 and Thunder Mountain speedways through a partnership with American Racer and Lias Tire. Details of a new American Racer Southern Tier Challenge Cup program were finalized over the weekend at the Motorsports Expo held in the Center of Progress Building on the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, N.Y. Jamie Page, promoter of I-88 Speedway in…

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West Coast Sprints at Tulare for 2 Nights; Sussex Nabs “Sin City Showdown” at Las Vegas

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Two nights of USAC West Coast Sprint racing unfold this weekend at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. The event follows last Thursday night's series opener at Las Vegas, Nev. won by Arizona's Stevie Sussex.   Sussex, of Tempe, Ariz., emerged as the early leader in the West Coast and Southwest Sprint Car standings after capturing the 30-lap feature at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. He trailed Hunter Schuerenberg for the first 21 laps, then outduelled Schuerenberg and Ryan Bernal for the lead on lap 22 and led the final nine laps for the victory in the Mike Burkhart…

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Olum’s Presents $10,000 “Double Down Challenge” At Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, June 28 For ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Special; A Short Track Super Series Modified & SpeedSTR Sweep Worth 10 Grand!

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Thanks to Olum’s, one competitor will have the opportunity to collect a $10,000 payday at Thunder Mountain Speedway onSunday, June 28. As part of the speedway’s second annual ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special event, Olum’s will present a “Double Down Challenge” for drivers competing in both the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek big-block/small-block Modifieds and the Speedway Entertainment SpeedSTRs. Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds will be racing for Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region points, while the SpeedSTRs will do battle for the Action Track USA All-Pro Tour championship. The Modifieds run…

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Olum’s Presents $10,000 “Double Down Challenge” At Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, June 28 For ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Special; A Short Track Super Series Modified & SpeedSTR Sweep Worth 10 Grand!

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Thanks to Olum’s, one competitor will have the opportunity to collect a $10,000 payday at Thunder Mountain Speedway on Sunday, June 28. As part of the speedway’s second annual ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special event, Olum’s will present a “Double Down Challenge” for drivers competing in both the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek big-block/small-block Modifieds and the Speedway Entertainment SpeedSTRs. Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds will be racing for Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region points, while the SpeedSTRs will do battle for the Action Track USA All-Pro Tour championship. The Modifieds…

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2015 Season at Thunder Mountain Speedway Will Feature a Mix of New and Old

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CENTER LISLE, NY - The 2015 season at Thunder Mountain Speedway will feature a mix of new and old. The three-eighths-mile clay oval located in Center Lisle, N.Y., just outside of Whitney Point, roars into the upcoming campaign off the strength of a resurgent ’14 season. Speedway founder Karl Spoonhower, back at the helm of the facility with promotion and marketing support from BD Motorsports Media LLC, returned racing to Saturday nights and of course, facilitated the comeback of the mighty big-block/small-block Modifieds to the weekly program. For the ’15 campaign, the headline Modified division again tops the lineup. Brent…

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Thunder Mountain Speedway Concludes 2014 Season with Festive Awards Banquet

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Thunder Mountain Speedway Concludes Resurgent 2014 Season With Awards Banquet At Marathon Civic Center; 225 Look On As Coar-Clark Racing Team Steals The Headlines With Brent Wilcox-Brian Malcolm One-Two Modified Sweep MARATHON, NY – The 2014 Thunder Mountain Speedway season officially concluded on Saturday night (Nov. 22) with the Tom Coar and Chris Clark race team in the spotlight. Brent Wilcox and teammate Brian Malcolm led the honorees at the track’s year-end Awards Banquet held at the Marathon Civic Center as the one-two finishers in the speedway’s big-block/small-block Modified standings. More than 225 attendees took part in the festive evening,…

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