Linda's Speedway


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LINDA'S SPEEDWAY COMPLETES 2017 PENNSYLVANIA MIDGET WEEK SCHEDULE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing - Photos By: Dan DeMarco/ The final TBA date for the 2017 edition of Pennsylvania Midget Week has been revealed. Linda's Speedway, the quarter-mile dirt oval in Jonestown, Pennsylvania, will host the PA Midget Week finale on Thursday, August 17. The event will be the finale of the four-race USAC National Midget tour of the Keystone State alongside the USAC/ARDC Midgets. The third annual Pennsylvania Midget Week gets underway Sunday, Aug. 13 at York Haven's Susquehanna Speedway, followed by Spring Run's Path Valley Speedway Park on Monday,…

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Stratton Picks Win in ARDC Opener at Linda’s

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Danny Stratton achieved a lot of "firsts' with his win on Friday night in the season opener for the American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) at Linda's Speedway.  The Batz family hosted what was the ARDC season opener as well as the inaugural event of ARDC's short track series and Stratton made sure that his name would be part of those milestones when he captured the win in the twenty-five lap main event.   While Stratton captured the glory it was Bruce Buckwalter Jr. who captivated the attention up until lap twelve of the feature event.   Buckwalter set fast time…

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Linda’s Speedway Hosts ARDC 2015 Season Opener; Jerry Coons to Compete in Season Opener

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The American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) is set to wave the green flag on the 2015 season this Friday evening at Linda's Speedway in Jonestown, PA.  with the running of the ARDC Groundbreaker 25, the inaugural event in the Short Track Series.   It has been several seasons since the midgets last raced at Linda's where three events are scheduled for the 2015 season.   Time trials will be held for the midgets on opening night.  Since handicapping is not used for the first race of the season, Linda's Michael Batz requested that ARDC use time trials on opening night.  "Time…

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Opening Night Canceled Due to Wet Conditions at Linda’s Speedway

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Linda’s Speedway has canceled its March 27th opening night Steve Buch Memorial race because of wet conditions continuing from the recent snow fall and rain. Speedway officials were hoping for drying throughout the week and although there was a considerable amount of drying, with the rain Wednesday and predicted rain Thursday, there was not enough. After meeting about conditions Wednesday night, the decision has been made to cancel the event. “We just didn’t want to start the year off with a muddy, bad, and gloomy night,” said Linda Speedway promoter Linda Batz. The focus will immediately turn to the Friday…

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To Race “Weather or Not”

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Article Exclusively Written by's Jim Murdoch. POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ-“Ladies and gentleman, all is right in the world again,” the phrase coined by popular Lincoln Speedway announcer Wayne Harper usually signals the beginning to the outdoor racing season in the Northeast just as sprint cars line up behind a dozen or so push trucks, still usually covered in the winter salt and reminders. Those words, typically spoken on the third Saturday in February, waited until March 15th this year, due to the record setting Winter of 2015.  Lincoln’s notoriously early starting date usually runs off without a hitch, but…

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