Mahoning Valley Speedway

Mahoning Valley Speedway Late Model 50 to take place August 26

  6 days ago     42 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mahoning Valley Speedway Late Model 50 to take place August 26 Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 8-15-17) The rain postponed Late Model 50 that was originally slated for July 1 will now be held on Saturday, August 26. Race time is 7:00 pm. The race will also be run as a “cone race format.” The Modifieds and Street Stocks will also run as cone races. Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks will fill out the running order. Adult general admission is $16. Grandstands open at 5:00 pm. This will also be the…

View More

Mahoning Valley speedway returns to action August 19 with five classes of stock cars + Kids Carnival

  1 week ago     86 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mahoning Valley speedway returns to action August 19 with five classes of stock cars + Kids Carnival Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 8-13-17) After taking a scheduled weekend off, Mahoning Valley Speedway will be back in action this coming Saturday evening, August 19 at 7:00 pm with a five division program which will include Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks. The Dirt Mods have the night off. All of the aforementioned classes will compete in a regular set of heat and feature events. It will also be Kids Carnival…

View More

Graver scores 4th Mahoning Modified win

  2 weeks ago     26 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Kris Graver scores 4th Mahoning Modified win…Mike Sweeney’s 7th Late Model victory was close call Story By: DINO OBERTO/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 8-5-17) A week ago Kris Graver took the lead from Kyle Strohl with five laps to go only to see his shot at winning slip away when Brian DeFebo passed him with two circuits remaining. Fast-forward to this past Saturday night and the same scene was being played out only this time Graver was not letting neither Strohl nor fast closing DeFebo spoil his night as he raced to a division best fourth…

View More

DeFebo Comes From 15th To Win Second Straight Mahoning Valley Modified Main

  3 weeks ago     42 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Brian DeFebo comes from 15th to win second straight Mahoning Valley Modified main Story By DINO OBERTO/MVS Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 7-29-17) Brian DeFebo put on an exciting drive in coming from 15th to first and in doing so won for a second straight week and third time this season at Mahoning Valley Speedway. DeFebo pulled off a thrilling outside pass on Kris Graver with two laps to go in taking the popular verdict which comes as important factor in his quest for a possible championship. He is currently in a tight battle at the top of the…

View More

The Race To 100…Eric Beers And Brian DeFebo Nearing Milestone Wins

  1 month ago     73 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Race To 100…Eric Beers And Brian DeFebo Nearing Milestone Wins Story By Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (HAZLETON, PA.) Race fans of northeast Pennsylvania are very lucky in the sense that such a variety of tracks, no matter the surface, are dotted throughout the region and over the years generations have enjoyed watching some of the best drivers compete. A good number of them have become legendary with multitudes of wins and championships. In terms of dirt racers it is not uncommon to see a handful of class-A stars have wins that have exceeded 100. Hazleton’s…

View More

DeFebo nets his second Mahoning Modified win

  1 month ago     67 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Brian DeFebo nets his second Mahoning Modified win: 14-year old Broc Brown best in Late Models Story By: DINO OBERTO/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 7-15-17) Brian DeFebo found out that you never say never. As it turned out he found good fortune with a car that he had no plans to bring back to Mahoning Valley Speedway after its last appearance ended in the wall during a 2016 meet. However, the previous week’s feature his regular mount had an engine problem and he was forced to bring out the car he reserves for touring events. The…

View More

$10 General Admission night July 22 at Mahoning Valley Speedway

  1 month ago     78 Views     Leave your thoughts  

$10 General Admission night July 22 at Mahoning Valley Speedway Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 7-11-17) Mahoning Valley Speedway promoter Floyd Santee has always had the best interest at heart for his fans and race teams. He strives to present a good, quality program but knows that there are times when a race promoter must take that extra step to show appreciation for the support that comes their way each week. To show his thanks, Santee is cutting back the grandstand gate admission on Saturday, July 22 to $10 for a six division…

View More

Beers Fends Off Young Guns at Mahoning

  1 month ago     95 Views     Leave your thoughts  

They tried but the young guns were no match for Eric Beers: Mike Sweeney notch 50th career Late Model win Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 7-8-17) Eric Beers outdueled a pair of young guns to take the lead and then held off top contender Kris Graver for his second Modified win of the year. Front row starter Ely and Strohl remained in that order when the 35-lap event got going while eighth starting Beers joined them after a lap two restart. Then began an intensely contested battle. Ely led the pack while Strohl and…

View More

Enduro’s, Demo’s, Micro Stocks and Champ Karts take on Mahoning Valley Speedway for Sunday, July 2 show

  1 month ago     71 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Enduro’s, Demo’s, Micro Stocks and Champ Karts take on Mahoning Valley Speedway for Sunday, July 2 show Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 6-25-17) Enduro’s, Demo’s, Micro Stocks and Champ Karts are returning for a Sunday afternoon show at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway on July 2. Taking place at 2:00 pm, the speedway will present three classes of Enduro cars including Big, Small and Jr. along with two classes of Demo Derbies which will be Big and Small Car. The Enduro events will pay a minimum of $400 to win but depending on car…

View More

Gaver Rumbles To Mahoning Valley Victory

  2 months ago     132 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Strong Running Kris Graver Notches Second Mahoning Modified Win of ‘17 Story By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. -June 12, 2017- In winning for a second time this season, Kris Graver enjoyed one of those finer nights of his career. Graver started ninth and within five laps was running third. Two laps later he checked into second and by lap 12 worked by then leader Kyle Strohl. Once at the front he as was able to outrun his competition by a significant margin, making it a race for second. His only worry…

View More

Mahoning Valley Speedway June 10 Advance

  2 months ago     84 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mahoning Valley Speedway Moves to Summer Start Time Schedule This Saturday To 7:00 pm    Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM   LEHIGHTON, PA. -June 7, 2017-  Beginning this Saturday evening, June 10, Mahoning Valley Speedway will begin its summer start time of 7:00 pm. The 7:00 pm start will run through August 26 and then switch back to the 6:00 pm go time for the remainder of the season. On the card for this week will be a regular six division program of Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s…

View More

First Career Win for Ron Haring Jr At Mahoning Valley

  2 months ago     158 Views     Leave your thoughts  

First Career Win  Comes in Front of Biggest Crowd of Season at Mahoning Valley Speedway Story By DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. -June 4, 2017-  In making the transition from dirt to asphalt racing, Ron Haring Jr., has come a long way in a short period of time. The 28-year old from Alburtis earned his career first feature win on Saturday evening at Mahoning Valley Speedway which was witnessed by a packed grandstand on Brown-Daub KIA Fan Appreciation Night. For the past eight years Haring spent his weekends running Modifieds at…

View More

Mahoning Valley Calling All Dirt Modified Teams

  2 months ago     166 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mahoning Valley Speedway Looks To Build Dirt Modified Division Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. - May 26, 2017-  In an effort to help bolster car counts in the Dirt Modified division, Mahoning Valley Speedway promoter Floyd Santee has extended an open invitation at any and all Dirt Modified racers to come to his track and run their home track rules and tires. If, after a two week period, they decide to stay on, drivers must them conform to Mahoning’s Dirt Modified class rules and tires. Watching Dirt Modifieds…

View More

DeFebo and Beers head up Saturday Mahoning action as co-point leaders

  3 months ago     89 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Brian DeFebo and Eric Beers head up Saturday Mahoning action as co-point leaders Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 5-7-17) What do you get when you put two drivers with a combined 9 Modified titles along with 200 career wins together, including one each for both this season? Brian DeFebo and Eric Beers, the co-point leaders battling for supremacy at Mahoning Valley Speedway. After three weeks of racing that’s how they stand and heading into the upcoming race meet on Saturday, May 13, either one of the other is hoping the ranking won’t be…

View More

Beers Brews A Winner At Mahoning Valley

  3 months ago     254 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Eric Beers Masters His way to 75-lap Mahoning Modified Win; Mike Sweeney Stays Undefeated in Late Models Story By: DINO OBERTO / MAHAONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. -April 30, 2017- After somewhat of a slow start to the 2017 season, defending Mahoning Valley Speedway Modified track champion Eric Beers got back to his winning ways and it couldn’t have come at a better time as the “Master of Faster” showed his trademark grace and style in notching the first place tally in the extra distance 75-lap event that. With the change to American…

View More

Modifieds Headline This Weeks Mahoning Valley Action

  4 months ago     123 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Plenty Of Pavement Pounding Action Set For Mahoning Valley Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. - April 25, 2017- This coming Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30, there will be plenty of pavement pounding going on Mahoning Valley Speedway. Saturday will be the first big show for the Modifieds as the headline class will be racing for a $2500 first place prize and going a distance of 75 laps. Joining the Modifieds will be all regular track classes which include Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and…

View More

Jones Gets Dialed In For Mahoning Valley Victory

  4 months ago     142 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Resilient Bobby Jones holds off Eric Beers in close Mahoning Modified action; Mike Sweeney races to record 4th straight Late Model win Story By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA.- April 23, 2017-  It takes a veteran driver to make the best of a bad situation and in the case of Bobby Jones that’s just what he did after winning Saturday night’s 35-lap Modified feature at Mahoning Valley Speedway. Jones was at wits end in trying to get his car to work right. A week ago on Opening Night he led…

View More

Brian DeFebo Ends Mahoning Valley Speedway drought with Opening Night victory;

  4 months ago     207 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mike Sweeney, Jon Moser, Mike Stofflet, Cody Kohler and Devon Schmidt Take Class Wins Story By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. -April 16, 2017-When it comes to naming the elite of eastern Pennsylvania asphalt racers, Berwick’s Brian DeFebo stands tall among the many. His accomplishments have earned him the number one ranking in career wins and on Saturday evening at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway he added to his legacy by scoring the Opening Night laurels with a hard fought victory against a stout field of Modified equals. The thing is,…

View More

Mahoning Valley Speedway Ready To Get Started

  4 months ago     130 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mahoning Valley Speedway Kick Starts 2017 Season This Saturday Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLET SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA.- April 11, 2017- Mahoning Valley Speedway had its planned season opener postponed this past Saturday, April 8 due to excessive water that the track took on from late week rains. The popular Lehighton paved ¼-mile oval will now go with Saturday, April 15 at 6:00 pm for the commencement of 2017. The racing line-up will consist of Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks will contest in a complete…

View More

Great turnout for Mahoning Valley Speedway Test-and-Tune has everyone pumped for Opening Night

  4 months ago     130 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Great turnout for Mahoning Valley Speedway Test-and-Tune has everyone pumped for April 8 Opening Night Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com  With approximately 70 cars on hand for the final day of Test and Tune, Mahoning Valley Speedway wrapped up the pre-season activities and it’s now all systems full steam ahead for the start of the 2017 season set for Saturday, April 8. Sunday’s Test and Tune showed that racers of the paved ¼-mile oval are indeed anxious to get rolling, evident by the impressive turnout of cars, one of the best in recent years. Throughout…

View More

Enduros, Demos and Micro Stocks this Saturday at Mahoning Valley

  4 months ago     129 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Enduros, Demos and Micro Stocks this Saturday at Mahoning Valley Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com (LEHIGHTON, PA. 3-27-17) Although the regular weekly point racing is still two weeks away, Mahoning Valley Speedway is excited nonetheless with the presentation of the first racing event of the new season that will be taking place this coming Saturday, April 1. Beginning at 2:00 pm a complete program of Enduros, Demo Derby and Micro Stocks will be held. Grandstand admission is $10. Kids 10-years old and under are free. There will be three classes of Enduros. Big Car, Small…

View More

Sweeney Looks To Repeat As Mahoning Valley Late Model Champion

  5 months ago     154 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mike Sweeney Ready To Defend Mahoning Valley Late Model Title Story By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY EDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM NESQUEHONING, PA. - March 20, 2017- When it comes to asphalt Late Model racing throughout the Northeast, perhaps no driver can boast the kind of numbers reeled off as that of Mike Sweeney over the past two seasons. Sweeney, who hails from Nesquehoning, has collected nearly 20 feature wins with over 50% of those being top two finishes, has led more laps and over that period in his home state of Pennsylvania has sailed by…

View More

Enduros, Demo Derby and Micro Stocks Set to Jumpstart The Action at Mahoning Valley Speedway

  6 months ago     158 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Enduro Winner Has Shot at Possible $2000 Top Prize Press Release By: DINO OBERTO / MAHONING VALLEY SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM LEHIGHTON, PA. - February 17, 2017- Mahoning Valley Speedway is anxiously looking forward to its first competitive action of the 2017 season when on Saturday, April 1, there will be Big/Small Car and Jr. Enduros along with Big/Small Car Demo Derby’s plus Micro Stocks. For the Enduro racers there can be as much as $2000 for winning their respective events. The purse will be pro-rated depending on car counts. If 80 or more cars are signed-in…

View More

Mahoning Valley Speedway Releases 2017 Schedule

  8 months ago     423 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mahoning Valley Speedway Releases 2017 Schedule - Modifieds To Run 200 Laps at Octoberfast Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway - Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com LEHIGHTON, PA. 12-19-16 - The official 2017 race schedule for Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway has been released and a very aggressive slate of events will make up the upcoming season. It all begins in late March with pre-season Test and Tune and continues through October with the annual Octoberfast. All weekly track classes will be back in action which includes Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks along with a variety…

View More

Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Kyle Strohl nominated for EMPA John Blewett III Young Guns Award

  9 months ago     194 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Kyle Strohl nominated for EMPA John Blewett III Young Guns Award Story By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway - Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Kyle Strohl has been nominated by the Eastern Motorsport Press Association (EMPA) as candidate for the John Blewett III Young Guns Award presented by New England Fuels. The 17-year old Strohl, who is known as “The Real Deal” wrapped up his third year of racing an asphalt Modified at Mahoning Valley Speedway in a big way, winning a Race of Champions Tour 150-lap feature against a stellar field of competition. It was…

View More

Earl Paules, Paul Koehler Jr., Zach Graver, Ricky Yetter, Cody Kohler and Cody Geist Honored as 2015 Track Champions at Mahoning Valley Speedway Awards Banquet

  1 year ago     352 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Earl Paules, Paul Koehler Jr., Zach Graver, Ricky Yetter, Cody Kohler and Cody Geist Honored as 2015 Track Champions at Mahoning Valley Speedway Awards Banquet By DINO OBERTO (NORTHAMPTON, Pa. 11-5-15) Mahoning Valley Speedway division champions, drivers, teams, fans and staff gathered on Saturday evening to celebrate the 2015 season which was held at the Northampton Community Center in Northampton. While the focus was centered on the six class titleholders, drivers from the top 10 in each class also got their just rewards in terms of point fund money and trophies. There were also numerous special awards presented…

View More

RoC Pavement Series to open 2016 season at Mahoning Valley Speedway

  1 year ago     387 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] RoC Pavement Series to open 2016 season at Mahoning Valley Speedway (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 11-5-15) Mahoning Valley Speedway is proud to announce they will play host to the Race of Champions (RoC) Tour for their 2016 season opener which is set for Saturday, April 9. Mahoning promoter Floyd Santee and RoC head Joe Skotnicki have recently come to terms to bring the popular pavement Modified Series to the ¼-mile oval in Lehighton for the first time in 10 years. “It’s exciting. That term is over utilized but it is. Mahoning is a terrific track that provides great racing,” said…

View More

Sload Caps a Championship Season by Winning Mahoning

  1 year ago     305 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Sload Caps a Championship Season by Winning Mahoning By: Blu Metz October 26, 2015Lehighton, Pa; Buddy Sload did what he had to do to earn the 2015 ATQMRA Championship by winning the feature to earn his first ATQMRA Championship after spending several seasons in the bridesmaid position. Ryan Tidman's third place finish in the Boyd Owned 1B earned the team the 2015 car owner's Championship. Mike Glaser of Jackson, NJ capped his first full season with the ATQMRA by earning the coveted title of ATQMRA Rookie of the year. Next up for the ATQRMA is the Annual Turkey…

View More

Ricky Yetter ends career in Victory Lane; Gene Bowers tops Street Stock field; Sam Ryan scores in Hobby Stocks; Dylan Steuer in All-Star Slingshots

  1 year ago     469 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Ricky Yetter ends career in Victory Lane; Gene Bowers tops Street Stock field; Sam Ryan scores in Hobby Stocks; Dylan Steuer in All-Star Slingshots By DINO OBERTO (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-24-15) As the 2015 season at Mahoning Valley Speedway came to a close, so too did the career of Ricky Yetter. And what a way to end it as the recently crowned Dirt Mod champion went out in style, winning the 60-lap Octoberfast feature in what he called his last time in a race car. Gene Bowers won in his last Street Stock race but unlike Yetter, he is…

View More

Mahoning Valley Speedway Dirt Mod champ Ricky Yetter looking to close out his career with a win

  1 year ago     279 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mahoning Valley Speedway Dirt Mod champ Ricky Yetter looking to close out his career with a win (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-22-15) When Mahoning Valley Speedway presents its season finale this Saturday, October 24, which is day two of Octoberfast 2015, it won’t just mean the last time for cars to hit the paved ¼-mile oval but it also will be the swansong of newly crowned Dirt Mod champion Ricky Yetter. Yetter made it known at the start of the season that win, lose or draw, 2015 would be his last as a driver. Two years ago he had a…

View More

Season finale takes place this Saturday at Mahoning Valley Speedway

  1 year ago     222 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Season finale takes place this Saturday at Mahoning Valley Speedway (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-20-15) The curtain will come down on the 2015 season at Mahoning Valley Speedway this coming Saturday, October 24 as the paved ¼-mile oval located in Lehighton will present the second segment of Octoberfast 2015. Race time is 3:00 pm. Sponsored by Gary Lee’s Brown Daub KIA of Easton, five divisions will hit the track which include the Dirt Mods running in a 60 lap $1500-to-win main, Street Stocks going 40 laps for $800 and the Hobby Stocks racing for 25 laps and a $300 first…

View More

Mike Sweeney is best in Late Models, Josh Mooney tops Street Stock field during Mahoning Valley Speedway Octoberfast

  1 year ago     224 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mike Sweeney is best in Late Models, Josh Mooney tops Street Stock field during Mahoning Valley Speedway Octoberfast By DINO OBERTO (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-17-15) Mike Sweeney of Nesquehoning and Lehighton’s Josh Mooney took top honors during Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Octoberfast 2015 Late Model and Street Stock features respectively. Both events ran off in smooth quick fashion while providing an excellent amount of close-knit competition among those vying for the win. In the 60 lap Late Model feature the race got off to a rough start when Jacob Kerstetter checked up in turn four and collected Troy Bollinger and…

View More

Roger Coss cashes in with $6000 Octoberfast win at Mahoning Valley Speedway

  1 year ago     281 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Roger Coss cashes in with $6000 Octoberfast win at Mahoning Valley Speedway By DINO OBERTO (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-17-15) Roger Coss has always been known as one of those true good guys of racing. A driver who runs everyone clean, is always capable of motoring to the front and has the knack to bring the car home in one piece. That trademark style is exactly what landed the Lafayette, NJ racer the biggest win of his 20 year career, scoring a rousing victory at Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Octoberfast 2015 worth $6000. With a dozen laps to go Coss went…

View More

Gary Lee’s Brown Daub KIA to present $500 to one lucky fan and driver at Mahoning Valley Speedway October 24 season finale

  1 year ago     222 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Gary Lee’s Brown Daub KIA to present $500 to one lucky fan and driver at Mahoning Valley Speedway October 24 season finale (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-15-15) Mahoning Valley Speedway will conclude the 2015 season with its final event slated for Saturday, October 24, featuring Dirt Mods, Street Stocks, Hobby Stocks, All Star Slingshots, the ATQMRA and the Vintage Division of the ATQMRA. The speedway is also proud to announce that Gary Lee’s Brown Daub KIA will sponsor the day of racing. Located at 3600 William Penn Highway in Easton, Gary Lee’s Brown Daub KIA played a leading role in…

View More

Select drivers have shot at $8000 with a win at Mahoning Valley Speedway Octoberfast 2015

  1 year ago     238 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Select drivers have shot at $8000 with a win at Mahoning Valley Speedway Octoberfast 2015 (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-14-15) Saturday’s Octoberfast 2015 at Mahoning Valley Speedway is the richest purse payout in track history as promoter Floyd Santee will be disbursing nearly $50,000 that will be awarded across the three divisions of Modifieds, Late Models and Street Stocks. Of those aforementioned the Modifieds will be vying for a never before payday of $6000 to win and $300 to take the green. That’s impressive indeed, but wait there’s more…another $6000 to be exact that will be split among the top…

View More

Late Models and Street Stocks round off Mahoning Valley Speedway Octoberfast 2015

  1 year ago     233 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Late Models and Street Stocks round off Mahoning Valley Speedway Octoberfast 2015 (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-12-15) Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Octoberfast 2015 may have a big focus on the 150 lap Modified feature with a track record $6000 to win and rightfully so. But, equally essential to the overall success that is Octoberfast is the Late Model and Street Stocks. Both classes nicely compliment the day of racing at the paved quarter mile oval in Lehighton with the same intensely close action that the Modifieds put out. Each race will pay $1500 to win and $125 to take the green.…

View More

Mahoning Valley Speedway ready for Octoberfast 2015

  1 year ago     290 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mahoning Valley Speedway ready for Octoberfast 2015…Modifieds to race for 150 laps and $6000 top prize…Late Models and Street Stocks battle for $1500 payday (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-11-15) Mahoning Valley Speedway’s premier event, Octoberfast 2015, is set to take place this coming Saturday, October 17. Race time is 4:00 p.m. This year’s edition of Octoberfast will feature a three division program that will be headlined by the Modifieds racing for a track record distance and first place payout of 150-laps and $6000 to win. It is also the final race of the 2015 Central States Modified Gamblers Series which…

View More

Austin Kochenash earns Mahoning Modified 100 victory…Earl Paules is class champ; Mike Sweeney wins again in Late Models but Paul Koehler Jr., wins title

  1 year ago     285 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Austin Kochenash earns Mahoning Modified 100 victory…Earl Paules is class champ; Mike Sweeney wins again in Late Models but Paul Koehler Jr., wins title By DINO OBERTO   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 10-4-15) You couldn’t have asked for a better way to finish out the Modified point season at Mahoning Valley Speedway. There were five drivers that all had a shot at the title. They had 100 laps to play it out and over the final circuits there would be four of them gunning for the win. In the end Austin Kochenash, who came into the day second in points,…

View More

October is month of money for Mahoning Modified Drivers…Track record payout awaits winner of next two events

  1 year ago     258 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] October is month of money for Mahoning Modified Drivers…Track record payout awaits winner of next two events (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 9-29-15) October is the month of money at Mahoning Valley Speedway as the popular paved ¼-mile oval in Lehighton is set to close out 2015 in a big way with three weeks of high paying race events, and, while the Late Models, Street Stocks and Dirt Mods will all get to enjoy some extra cash at the payout window, a record payoff is going to the Modified drivers. There is an unheard of $10,000+ up for grabs to the…

View More

Eric Beers scores second straight Mahoning Modified win; Mike Sweeney extends win total to eight with Late Models; Ricky Yetter claims Dirt Mod title

  1 year ago     439 Views     Leave your thoughts  

  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Dino Oberto, Media Relations:  570-401-8168   email:  dlmo@ptd.net WEBSITE: www.mahoningvalley-speedway.com Facebook at Mahoning Valley Speedway and on Twitter attwitter.com/MahoningSpeed. COMING EVENTS: Oct. 3 Bob “Heavy” Scherer Modified Memorial 100 $3500 to win…Final points all classes…Rain date Oct. 4 Oct. 10 Paid practice for Octoberfast 2015 Oct. 17 Octoberfast 2015 4:00 pm start…Modifieds 150 laps $6000 to win; Late Models 60 laps $1500 to win; Street Stocks 75 laps $1500 to win...Rain date Oct. 18 Oct. 24 Final race day 4:00 pm start…Dirt Mods, Street Stocks, Hobby Stocks, TQs, Slingshots Nov. 21 Awards Banquet Northampton Community Center, Northampton Eric…

View More

Eric Beers ekes out narrow Mahoning Modified win over Austin Kochenash; Paul Koehler just barely win in Late Models against Mike Sweeney

  1 year ago     316 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Eric Beers ekes out narrow Mahoning Modified win over Austin Kochenash; Paul Koehler just barely win in Late Models against Mike Sweeney By DINO OBERTO   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 9-19-15) Saturday night’s Modified event at Mahoning Valley Speedway was the tail of two races. While Eric Beers fended off Austin Kochenash in a thrilling contest, the two also put forth their quest as title hopefuls. Both are part of an amazing showdown of the top five in points heading into the final two weeks of the season and after last night’s race there is just 30 points that separate…

View More

Bobby Gerhart Jr., to make Mahoning Valley Speedway appearance during September 19 race program

  1 year ago     294 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] COMING EVENTS: Sept. 19 All regular track classes + Dirt Mod make-up from 7/12 Sept. 26 All regular track classes + Small Car Enduro Oct. 3 Bob “Heavy” Scherer Modified Memorial 100 $3500 to win…Final points all classes…Rain date Oct. 4 Oct. 10 Paid practice for Octoberfast 2015 Oct. 17 Octoberfast 2015 Modifieds 150 laps $6000 to win; Late Models 60 laps $1500 to win; Street Stocks 75 laps $1500 to win...Rain date Oct. 18 Bobby Gerhart Jr., to make Mahoning Valley Speedway appearance during September 19 race program   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 9-13-15) Mahoning Valley Speedway is excited…

View More

Races for Saturday, September 12 are cancelled

  1 year ago     325 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] COMING EVENTS: Sept. 19 All regular track classes + Dirt Mod make-up from 7/12 Sept. 26 All regular track classes + Small Car Enduro Oct. 3 Bob “Heavy” Scherer Modified Memorial 100 $3500 to win…Final points all classes…Rain date Oct. 4 Oct. 10 Paid practice for Octoberfast 2015 Oct. 17 Octoberfast 2015 Modifieds 150 laps $6000 to win; Late Models 60 laps $1500 to win; Street Stocks 75 laps $1500 to win...Rain date Oct. 18 Mahoning Valley Speedway September 12 program rained out   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 9-12-15) Mahoning Valley Speedway has cancelled their racing program for today, Saturday,…

View More

Mahoning Valley Speedway presents eight feature races for $12 adult admission this Saturday evening

  1 year ago     347 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mahoning Valley Speedway presents eight feature races for $12 adult admission this Saturday evening (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 9-9-15) The season may be winding down at Mahoning Valley Speedway but the action is far from over. With four weeks to go before the respective division titles are to be decided there remains plenty of close competition which will undoubtedly lead up to one big grand finale when the final point show takes place on October 4. Heading into this Saturday, September 12, between all six classes there is a total of 50 drivers, including 17 in the Street Stocks, that…

View More

Kris Graver wins 4th in Mahoning Modifieds; Mike Sweeney picks up 7th victory in Late Models

  1 year ago     380 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Kris Graver wins 4th in Mahoning Modifieds; Mike Sweeney picks up 7th victory in Late Models By DINO OBERTO   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 9-5-15) Kris Graver raced to his class leading fourth Modified win of the season Saturday evening at Mahoning Valley Speedway. And, with just four point races remaining it also keeps the reigning champion in the thick of a very tight championship hunt. But for Graver, another title has not been the main emphasis, rather it’s all about the wins. “When I’m able to get up front and show what my car can do obviously I can…

View More

Mike Krempasky Memorial Street Stock Triple 19s on tap this Saturday at Mahoning Valley Speedway + RoC guaranteed starting spots for Modified, Hobby Stock and overall Street Stock winners

  1 year ago     214 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mike Krempasky Memorial Street Stock Triple 19s on tap this Saturday at Mahoning Valley Speedway + RoC guaranteed starting spots for Modified, Hobby Stock and overall Street Stock winners (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 9-3-15) The month of September kicks off with a busy night of asphalt racing at Mahoning Valley Speedway. This coming Saturday evening, September 5, the Street Stocks get top billing as the 4th Annual Mike Krempasky Memorial Triple 19s will take place with three 19 lap feature races. The event is named in honor of Mike Krempasky, the popular car owner who passed away prior to the…

View More

Zane Zeiner comes from 14th to 1st for Mahoning Modified win; Jeremy Miller holds on in wild 3-wide Late Model finish

  1 year ago     312 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Zane Zeiner comes from 14th to 1st for Mahoning Modified win; Jeremy Miller holds on in wild 3-wide Late Model finish By DINO OBERTO (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 8-29-15) For the second time in as many weeks Bath’s Zane Zeiner was part of Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Victory Lane. On the previous Saturday night Chip Santee was victorious thanks in part to a set-up by Zeiner. This time around it would be himself enjoying the laurels as he drove his Atlantic Sprinkler No. 76 to a decisive victory in the 35-lap contest. Coming from 14th on the grid, Zeiner made an…

View More

Mahoning Modified win to Chip Santee over Earl Paules in a thriller; Jacob Kerstetter claims career first in Late Models

  2 years ago     237 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mahoning Modified win to Chip Santee over Earl Paules in a thriller; Jacob Kerstetter claims career first in Late Models By DINO OBERTO (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 8-22-15) Saturday night’s racing at Mahoning Valley Speedway was indicative of the type of action that has made the Lehighton paved ¼-mile oval so popular among fans and drivers. And while all of the racing was spot on fantastic, it was the Modified feature that was the real cincher of the “Mahoning Product” as winner Chip Santee and runner-up Earl Paules gave a sterling performance in what side-by-side racing is truly all about.…

View More

Xcel 600 Mods joins line-up of pavement pounders Saturday night at Mahoning Valley Speedway + BRCTV-13 to tape “Thunder in the Valley

  2 years ago     239 Views     Leave your thoughts  

  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] COMING EVENTS: Aug. 22 Xcel 600 Mods + all regular divisions Aug. 29 All regular track classes + Small Car Enduro Sept. 5 Mike Krempasky Memorial Street Stock Triple 19s + all regular track classes Xcel 600 Mods joins line-up of pavement pounders Saturday night at Mahoning Valley Speedway + BRCTV-13 to tape “Thunder in the Valley”   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 8-19-15) Saturday night at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway there will be plenty of pavement pounding action taking place that includes all regular track classes of Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks…

View More

Eric Beers wins battle of Mahoning Modified title contenders; Mike Sweeney by inches over Paul Koehler Jr., in Late Models

  2 years ago     332 Views     Leave your thoughts  

[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Aug. 22 Xcel 600 Mods + all regular divisions Aug. 29 All regular track classes + Small Car Enduro Sept. 5 Mike Krempasky Memorial Street Stock Triple 19s ARSSGS Race #2, #3 & #4 + all regular track classes Eric Beers wins battle of Mahoning Modified title contenders; Mike Sweeney by inches over Paul Koehler Jr., in Late Models By DINO OBERTO   (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 8-15-15) Eric Beers won his third feature of the season Saturday night at Mahoning Valley Speedway in a race that was flat out thrilling between himself and fellow title contenders Earl Paules, Don…

View More