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Stevie Smith Hanging Up His Helmet

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Stevie Smith Calls It A Career Story By: STEVIE SMITH / RACING MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM / PHOTO STAFF BROKEN ARROW, Okla. —February 23, 2017-  Veteran sprint car driver Stevie Smith has retired after 31 years in the sport. Smith, 50, made the announcement on his Facebook page Wednesday afternoon. Smith, who was born in Pennsylvania, and is the son of popular racing driver Steve Smith, first made a name for himself on the Central Pennsylvania scene before racing many seasons with the World of Outlaws. Smith, who has raced only part time in recent years, made the decision primarily…

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Stevie Smith Scores First National Open Win in 24 Years

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Stevie Smith Scores First National Open Win in 24 Years Donny Schatz clinches 2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship title MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - Oct. 4, 2015 - After having his hopes dashed in a controversial finish one year ago, Stevie Smith roared back Sunday night and scored his third-career Champion Racing Oil National Open victory at Williams Grove Speedway. The win, Smith's second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season, is his first National Open title since 1991 and comes one year after contact between he and David Gravel in the closing laps…

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Rain Cancels Night Two of the National Open

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Rain Cancels Night Two of the National Open Saturday’s main event remains on schedule with Sunday as a rain date MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - Oct. 2, 2015 - With steady rain continuing to fall in Central Pennsylvania, night two of the Champion Racing Oil National Open at Williams Grove Speedway has been cancelled. Saturday's National Open main event remains on schedule and will be a one day full program with a $50,000-to-win prize. Sunday is the rain date. Contingency planning is underway if inclement weather continues to hamper the National Open weekend. The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series…

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Saturday Night Series at Williams Grove Speedway Comes to an End

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Saturday Night Series at Williams Grove Speedway Comes to an End Bright Future for Super Sportsman Ahead with New Series in 2016 Mechanicsburg, PA (September 15, 2015) – After a 10-year run at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, the Saturday Night Series featuring the Super Sportsman, 358 Late Models and Street Stocks will come to an end. In an effort to concentrate more on its core racing on Friday nights, Williams Grove Speedway management made the difficult decision to discontinue the series on Saturday Nights. The Super Sportsman Series will continue to be scheduled on select Friday nights…

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Newly Expanded Champion Racing Oil National Open Format Announced

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Newly Expanded Champion Racing Oil National Open Format Announced The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and Williams Grove Speedway announce a new format and expand the annual event to three days CONCORD, N.C. - Sept. 14, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and Williams Grove Speedway have announced the format for the newly expanded, three-day Champion Racing Oil National Open, Thursday, Oct. 1 to Saturday, Oct. 3. Already one of the biggest events on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series schedule, the $50,000-to-win National Open will get bigger this year. "We are excited…

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Ralph Morgan, Rich Eichelberger and DougHoffman Win Williams Grove Speedway Features

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mechanicsburg,PA. September 12, 2015 “Idon’t like winning like this,” Ralph Morgan said moments after arriving inWilliams Grove Speedway’s victory lane. Although Gene Knaub crossed the finish line first in the 30-lap Topless30 for the Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models, Knaub’s machine didnot pass a weight check.  With Knaub’sdisqualification the victory went to Ralph Morgan. Thespotlight was on the 358 Late Model division. The fifth edition of the Topless 30 was presented by Williams GroveSpeedway and former driver Kenny Riland. Each team removed the roof off their 358 Late Model to compete for$2,000 to win and $300 to take…

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Williams Grove Speedway Presents Three Division Show Friday Night

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Williams Grove Speedway Presents Three Division Show Friday Night Mechanicsburg, PA., September 6, 2015 Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series closes out their 2015 campaign with a show on Friday, September 11.  Racing action will feature the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. The highlight of this event will be the fifth annual 358 Late Model Topless 30.  Each team will remove the roof of their car and the drivers will compete under the stars. Kenny Riland, a former competitor, organized the Topless 30.  Williams Grove Speedway…

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Hogue And Shaffer Use Last Lap Passes For Williams Grove Sprint Wins

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Hogue And Shaffer Use Last Lap Passes For Williams Grove Sprint Wins 8/28/15 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mechanicsburg – A pair of last lap passes netted sprint car wins at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night for drivers Austin Hogue and Adrian Shaffer. For Hogue, the victory was a career first at the historic oval in the 410 sprint division while Shaffer notched his second win of the season in the 358 sprint class. Hogue started second in the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature and led from the beginning with Cory Haas moving into second on the second tour.…

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Tony Jackson, Dan Zechman and Jeff Haag Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Features

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Tony Jackson, Dan Zechman and Jeff Haag Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Features Mechanicsburg, PA., August 23, 2015 The name Jackson is famous in Williams Grove Speedway’s Super Sportsman history.  Larry Jackson, one of the greatest drivers in the annals of Super Sportsman racing, won 13 features at Williams Grove.  Saturday night Tony Jackson, son of Larry Jackson, added his name to the victor’s list with a climatic victory over veteran Russ Mitten. Tony Jackson started on the pole in the 20-lap Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman feature and sprinted into the lead.  Russ Mitten, Chad Trout, Bill…

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Williams Grove Speedway Results 8/21/15

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Williams Grove Speedway Results 8/21/15   410 sprints, 20 laps, feature No. 1: 1. Greg Hodnett, 2. Lance Deweae, 3. Aaron Ott, 4. Danny Dietrich, 5. Rodney Westhafer, 6. Cory Haas, 7. Brent Marks, 8. Rico Abreu, 9. Brian Montieth, 10. Mark Smith, 11. Austin Hogue, 12. Pat Cannon, 13. Glenndon Forsythe, 14. Nicole Bower, 15. Rick Lafferty, 16. Jim Shuster, 17. Tim Wagaman, 18. Kyle Pruitt, 19. Jordan Givler, 20. Troy Fraker, 21. Alan Krimes, 22. Brock Zearfoss, 23. Lucas Wolfe. 24. Doug Esh 410 sprints, 20 laps, feature No. 2: 1. Dietrich, 2. Montieth, 3. Westhafer,…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Donates Money To Campbell Family

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mechanicsburg, PA., August 19, 2015 This Saturday Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series will donate their half of the 50/50 money to the family of James Campbell Jr.  Last week Campbell lost his life in a Sprint Car crash during a Friday evening practice session.  Campbell’s No. 31 was well known throughout the racing region On August 22, Williams Grove Speedway will present their final 2015 Saturday Night SeriesSaturday event featuring the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. Following the event the top drivers will receive their…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night News

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Williams Grove Speedway Has Champions Night This Saturday [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] On August 22, Williams Grove Speedway will present their final 2015 Saturday Night Series Saturday event.  The final Saturday show will feature the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. Following the completion of racing the top drivers will receive their awards.  Along with trophies and prize money, speedway management will distribute special awards for Rookie of the Year, Sportsmanship and Most Improved. Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series will finish the year with a Friday night race on September…

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Williams Grove Speedway Cancels Saturday Night Show

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"]  Williams Grove Speedway Cancels Saturday Night Show Mechanicsburg, PA, August 15, 2015 Williams Grove Speedway management announced they are cancelling the Saturday Night Series racing for August 15.  The cancellation is due to the death of Sprint Car driver James Campbell Jr., during Friday night’s practice session. James Campbell Jr., was a respected driver in the region.  Everyone with the Saturday Night Series extends their utmost sympathy to his entire family. For fans and racers who currently hold an outstanding Saturday Series raincheck, an additional week has been added to the time period permitted to redeem those rainchecks.…

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Williams Grove Speedway In Final Two Weeks Of Saturday Night Action

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"]  Williams Grove Speedway In Final Two Weeks Of Saturday Night Action Mechanicsburg, PA, August 12, 2015 There are two weeks of Saturday night racing remaining with the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series.  The next twoSaturday evenings will complete the successful Saturday night action at the famed half-mile oval.  The season will end with a Friday night event on September 11. Frankie Herr, the defending Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman champion, is maintaining a 110-point lead over Scott Dellinger.  In the Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models, Billy Wampler holds an 85-point lead over Ron Kline and…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series In Action This Week

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series In Action This Week Mechanicsburg, PA. August 5, 2015 Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series roars back into action on August 8 with a show featuring the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. Last Saturday Scott Dellinger from Lewisberry won his second Super Sportsman feature of the season. Despite an hour delay due to a last-lap crash that damaged the front stretch safety fence, Dellinger won with ease. The speedway track maintenance crew did an outstanding job repairing the fencing allowing the show…

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Scott Dellinger, Randy Christine Jr., and Doug Bennett Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Features

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mechanicsburg, PA., August 2, 2015   “You have to go where the car works,” Scott Dellinger said following his victory in Saturday night’s Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Super Sportsman feature.  “I have been learning that a lot.  You can’t keep trying the same thing over and over.  If it doesn’t work you have to go somewhere else.”   Devin Beidel started on the pole at the beginning of the 20-lap Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman main event.  Beidel led the way with Todd Leonard, Kenny Edkin and Rich Eichelberger giving chase.  Sixth-place starter Scott Dellinger…

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Scott Dellinger, Randy Christine Jr., and Doug Bennett Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Features

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Scott Dellinger, Randy Christine Jr., and Doug Bennett Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Features Mechanicsburg, PA., August 2, 2015   “You have to go where the car works,” Scott Dellinger said following his victory in Saturday night’s Williams Grove Speedway SaturdayNight Series Super Sportsman feature.  “I have been learning that a lot.  You can’t keep trying the same thing over and over.  If it doesn’t work you have to go somewhere else.”   Devin Beidel started on the pole at the beginning of the 20-lap Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman main event.  Beidel led the way with Todd Leonard,…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Returns To Action This Weekend

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mechanicsburg, PA., July 28, 2015 After taking a week off the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series returns to action onAugust 1.  The forecast is for a rain-free Saturday evening of fun-filled racing action. The Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks will be in action.  Including this show, there are four remainingSaturday night events, making each race very important in the point chase. Frankie Herr, the 2014 Super Sportsman point champion, currently maintains a 110-point lead over Scott Dellinger.  In the 358 Late Models Billy Wampler has a…

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Stevie Smith Completes Williams Grove Sweep for the Posse

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Claims the Morgan Cup for Williams Grove and the Pennsylvania Posse for the first time ever [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - July 25, 2015 - Stevie Smith put together a dominant performance Saturday night at Williams Grove Speedway's Summer Nationals night two, as he bested Aaron Ott and Donny Schatz to score his first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory in over a year and brought home the Morgan Cup to Pennsylvania for the first time ever. The night was made even more special as Smith drove under the familiar colors of the No. 19 Black Bandit car, made…

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Danny Dietrich Does It at Williams Grove;Scores win for the Posse on night one of the Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway

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Danny Dietrich Does It at Williams Grove Scores win for the Posse on night one of the Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - July 24, 2015 - Danny Dietrich achieved something few others have this season - he passed Donny Schatz for the lead and kept it. Dietrich charged from a ninth place starting position in Friday night's Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway to score his first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event win since 2013. As big of an impediment as Schatz was, the seven other cars that started in front of Dietrich may…

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At A Glance: Brent Marks Heads Back to Pennsylvania with the Outlaws

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At A Glance: Brent Marks Heads Back to Pennsylvania with the Outlaws The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series heads to Lernerville Speedway, Williams Grove Speedway and then on to New York’s Lebanon Valley Speedway CONCORD, N.C. - July 20, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to Pennsylvania this week to take on the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup Twins at Lernerville Speedway and the Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway. For 24-year-old Brent Marks, a Myerstown, Pennsylvania native, the opportunity to run a select schedule with the series has been a valuable learning experience for…

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Williams Grove Speedway Cancels Saturday, July 18 Races

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mechanicsburg, PA, July 18, 2015 A thundershower rumbled across Williams Grove Speedway, forcing speedway management to cancel their evening show featuring the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks.  Prior to the rain 29 Super Sportsman, 15 358 Late Models and 22 Street Stocks were in the pits. Fans have 30 days to use their rain check.  The speedway’s rain check policy is on the Williams Grove Speedway web site. Prior to the rain’s arrival, Kids Night occurred in the infield. A large crowd turned out for the…

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Kids Night This Saturday At Williams Grove Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mechanicsburg, PA., July 14. 2015 Children are the future of automobile racing and this Saturday Williams Grove Speedway honors youngsters of all ages with the annual Kids Night.  Williams Grove Speedway management will present an evening of activities and racing for all children. Kids Night began as a small event held in the speedway’s parking lot. It has grown into the largest event on the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Series schedule. Spectator gates will open at 4:30 PM allowing families the opportunity to visit the infield area. There the Saturday Night Series race teams will display their cars allowing…

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Frankie Herr, Ron Kline and Chris Heller Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Races

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Mechanicsburg, PA.  July 12, 2015 Battling a tricky racing surface and experimenting with a new wing set up, Frankie Herr found the right combination in the final moments of the Williams Grove Speedway Blazer’s Body Shop 20-lap Super Sportsman feature.  Making his winning pass with two laps remaining, Herr won his first Williams Grove Speedway feature of 2015. Devon Beidel started outside of the Super Sportsman front row and led the start. Justin Foster, Steve Fannasy, Chad Trout, and Tony Jackson were in pursuit of the leader.  By lap five the competition for the lead became a three-car fight…

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“Superman” Alan Krimes Wins Williams Grove Sprints

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“Superman” Alan Krimes Wins Williams Grove Sprints Dietz becomes first repeat winner of season in 358 sprints   7/10/15 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Mechanicsburg – “Superman” Alan Krimes scored an annihilating sprint car victory at Williams Grove Speedwya on Friday night, taking his first oval win of the year by 8.403 seconds in the 25-lap 410 sprint car main.   In the 25-lap 358 sprint main, Chase Dietz won his second feature of the year, becoming the first repeat winner in the class this season.   Tim Glatfelter led from the outset of the 410 sprint main from the second…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series In Action This Weekend

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series In Action This Weekend   Mechanicsburg, PA. July 7, 2015   This Saturday Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series returns to action.  After suffering three consecutive races lost to rain, the race teams will be anticipating competing on the famed clay half-mile oval.   Racing action will feature the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks.  Practice session commences at 6:30 PM with qualifying action beginning at 7 PM. Adult admission is $6 with children 12 and under free.   The Aquafun Pools Street…

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Williams Grove Speedway Cancels July 4 Race

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Mechanicsburg, PA July 4, 2015   After hard morning rain and an afternoon relentless steady mist to light rain, Williams Grove Speedway management cancelled their Saturday night show featuring the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. This is the third consecutive show lost to rain.   Next week Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series returns to action with the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. In two weeks will be the popular Kids Night.   Racing action begins at…

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Williams Grove Speedway Super Sportsman Firecracker 30 This Saturday

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Mechanicsburg, PA. June 30, 2015 Automobile racing and fireworks – what better way to celebrate the Fourth of July!  This Saturday Williams Grove Speedway presents an Independence Day show featuring the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] The Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman will compete in the Firecracker 30.  Frankie Herr has a ninety-point lead over Scott Dellinger.  Scott Geesey is third in points followed by Jay Fannasy and Bobby Hockenberry. Billy Wampler is maintaining a 145-point advantage over Shaun Jones in the Credit Connection Auto Sales 358…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Presents Manufacturers’ Night

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Mechanicsburg, PA., June 23, 2015 Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series returns to action this weekend after suffering their first rain out last weekend.  Saturday night Williams Grove Speedway will present Manufacturer’s Night for the 358 Late Models. Bernheisel Race Components, located in Jonestown, PA., is the sponsor of Manufacturers’ Night.  There will be free product for each 358 Late Model team that enters the show.  Nearly $7,000 in racing items, at a minimum of $200 per position, will be distributed during the evening. Each team that competes will receive a certificate for the actual products. The Credit Connection 358…

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Williams Grove Results 6/19/15

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June 19, 2015 Feature Finishes: 410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Lucas Wolfe, 2. Kyle Reinhardt, 3. Freddie Rahmer, 4. Cory Haas, 5. Alan Krimes, 6. Brent Marks, 7. Danny Dietrich, 8. Lance Dewease, 9. Steve Buckwalter, 10. Daryl Stimeling, 11. Don Kreitz Jr., 12. Brian Montieth, 13. Pat Cannon, 14. Greg Hodnett, 15. Rick Lafferty, 16. Brock Zearfoss, 17. Tim Glatfelter, 18. Frankie Herr, 19. Jay Galloway, 20. Troy Fraker, 21. Austin Hogue, 22. Mark Smith, 23. Rodney Westhafer, 24. Jay Reichard DNS: Glenndon Forsythe DNQ: Kyle Pruitt 358 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Matt Campbell, 2. Chase Dietz, 3. Kevin…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series News

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Mechanicsburg, PA June 16, 2015 This weekend Williams Grove Speedway’s seventh show of the 16-race schedule will feature the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. Last Saturday Scott Geesey from Wellsville scored a dominating victory in the Super Sportsman main event.  Geesey is second on the Saturday Night Series all-time leading winner’s list with 13 victories. In the 358 Late Model division Dan Zechman won his second of the year, the third of his career. The Hanover competitor led every lap of the race. The Street Stocks had two features. …

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Scott Geesey, Dan Zechman, Ryan Smith, and Steven Dove Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Races

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Scott Geesey, Dan Zechman, Ryan Smith, and Steven Dove Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Races Mechanicsburg, PA., June 14, 2015 “My car was stuck and that is 90 percent of the game,” Scott Geesey said following his Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Super Sportsman victory. “What I love the most is passing. Win, lose or draw, at the end of the night if we pass race cars, I am a happy camper.” The 20-lap Blazer’s Body Shop feature went under immediate caution due to a false start. Before the restart, pole sitter Devin Beidel dropped out of the…

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Street Stock Twin 15-Lap Features Highlight Saturday Williams Grove Speedway Show

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Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series returns to action this weekend.  Highlighting the evening’s racing will be two 15-lap features for the popular Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. Joining the Street Stocks will be the Blazer Body Shop Super Sportsman and Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models. Jeff Haag from Auburn is dominating Street Stock action.  Haag’s Camaro won four of the first five events.  The other driver to visit victory lane was Greg Diehl.  Last Saturday Haag defeated the 26-car field.  Dustin Hollinger, Steven Dove, Doug Hoffman, and Craig Morgan completed the top five.  Greg Diehl won the Artwerks…

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Scott Dellinger, Gene Knaub and Jeff Haag Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Features

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Mechanicsburg, PA May 31, 2015 Rain, often the enemy of dirt-track racing, became a positive factor Saturday night at Williams Grove Speedway.  A shower prior to qualifying, while delaying the racing program’s start, turned the racing surface into a multiple-groove racing wonderland. Davey Walsh led the way at the start of the 20-lap Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman main.  Kenny Edkins, Steve Fannasy, Rich Eichelberger, and Jay Fannasy gave chase.  The event’s first caution arose during the third circuit when Scott Geesey came to a halt in turn two. Walsh continued to lead with Edkins in close pursuit. Steve Fannasy,…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night News

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night News Mechanicsburg, PA May 25, 2015 This weekend the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series is in action with their fourth event of the 16-race campaign. The show will feature the Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. Last Saturday veteran driver Rich Eichelberger captured his first 2015 Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman victory. Eichelberger, from York Springs, led every lap on the way to his 10th career Saturday Night Series win. He is in fourth place on the all-time leading Saturday Night Series Super…

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Williams Grove Speedway Results 5/22/15

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May 22, 2015 Feature Finishes: 410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Brian Montieth, 2. Danny Dietrich, 3. Lucas Wolfe, 4. Greg Hodnett, 5. Aaron Ott, 6. Don Kreitz Jr., 7. Stevie Smith, 8. Alan Krimes, 9. Steve Buckwalter, 10. Lance Dewease, 11. Rodney Westhafer, 12. TJ Stutts, 13. Austin Hogue, 14. Brock Zearfoss, 15. Ryan Wilson, 16. Frankie Herr, 17. Rick Lafferty, 18. Glenndon Forsythe, 19. Jay Galloway, 20. Tim Glatfelter, 21. Pat Cannon, 22. Daryl Stimeling, 23. Justin Barger, 24. Cory Haas DNQ: Troy Fraker, Jay Reichard 305 sprints, 20 laps: 1. Tyler Reeser, 2. Zach Newlin, 3. Steve Storrie,…

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At A Glance: Hodnett, Dietrich Sound Off on the Morgan Cup

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After Williams Grove Speedway the Outlaws head north to Weedsport Speedway and New Egypt Speedway CONCORD, N.C. - May 14, 2015 - Historic Williams Grove Speedway welcomes the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series tomorrow and Saturday nights as the Outlaws battle the Pennsylvania Posse for the right to take home the coveted Morgan Cup. Since 2011 the sterling silver trophy has been in Outlaw hands. Daryn Pittman, Donny Schatz and Steve Kinser have all claimed the trophy on behalf of the touring drivers. As the Posse tries to change the trend of recent history, two of Pennsylvania's own, Greg…

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Outlaws vs. Posse – Greatest Rivalry In All Of Motorsports?

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Outlaws vs. Posse - Greatest Rivalry In All Of Motorsports? By: Pete MacDonald This week the greatest rivalry in all of racing gets fueled up when the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars invade for their first Eastern Swing of the 2015 season to take on the Pennsylvania Posse. Fans and drivers alike have been pledging their allegiance all week on various forms of social media boasting about who will come out on top when all is said and done. No doubt about it that Pennsylvania has some of the toughest competition in the country when it comes to competing with…

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Scott Geesey, Dan Zechman and Jeff Haag Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Features

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Scott Geesey, Dan Zechman and Jeff Haag Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Features Mechanicsburg, PA, May 10, 2015 Dominating is the proper word describing Scott Geesey’s performance in the first two weeks of Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman shows. The driver from Wellsville roared to the feature win on opening night. This week he returns and scores an easy victory. Rich Eichelberger and Bobby Hockenberry paced the 25-car Super Sportsman field the opening circuit of their 20-lap main event. Scott Geesey, the sixth-place starter, was in third followed by Jay Fannasy and Mike…

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Williams Grove Speedway Results 5/8/15

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May 8, 2015 Feature Finishes: 410 sprints, 25 laps: 1. Brian Montieth, 2. Don Kreitz Jr., 3. Brent Marks, 4. Danny Dietrich, 5. Jim Siegel, 6. Greg Hodnett, 7. Tim Glatfelter, 8. Kyle Reinhart, 9. Cory Haas, 10. Brock Zearfoss, 11. Lucas Wolfe, 12. Lance Dewease, 13. Steve Buckwalter, 14. Ryan Smith, 15. Mark Smith, 16. Austin Hogue, 17. Pat Cannon, 18. Alan Krimes, 19. Stevie Smith, 20. Gerard McIntyre Jr., 21. Rodney Westhafer, 22. Rick Lafferty, 23. Glenndon Forsythe, 24. Aaron Ott DNQ: Robbie Kendall, Daryl Stimeling, Jay Galloway, Troy Fraker, Jim Shuster, Nicole Bower, Jay Reichard 358 sprints,…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night News

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Mechanicsburg, PA May 5, 2015 Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Issues Math Fact Challenge To Local Students. The future of automobile racing is with the youth of today.  Williams Grove Speedway management is presenting a program to the students of Monroe and South Mountain elementary schools.  This exciting series, named Math Fact Challenge, combines mathematics and racing. The students at each school will complete 10 minutes of online math a night to complete one lap.  Students up to second grade use www.coolmath.com for their challenge. Students in grades three through fifth will work with www.firstinmath.com. After the students complete…

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Double Sprints Friday And May 8 With Outlaws On Williams Grove Horizon

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Double Sprints Friday And May 8 With Outlaws On Williams Grove Horizon Mechanicsburg – May will kick off at Williams Grove Speedway with the first two-race weekend of the season when the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars and the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprints take to the track on May 1 followed by the first Saturday Series show of the season on May 2. Friday’s twin sprint car program of 410s and 358s gets underway at 7:30 pm. Adult general admission for the show is set at just $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $10…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Begins Action This Week

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Begins Action This Week Mechanicsburg, PA. April 28, 2015 Williams Grove Speedway's Saturday Night Series begins its 10th year of competition at the famous half-mile clay oval. This Saturday, May 2nd, the first of a 16-race season will commence at 7 PM. The Saturday Night Series will continue with a three-division show featuring the Blazer's Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. Last Friday night the Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models were in action at Williams Grove Speedway. Veteran driver Les Hare defeated…

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Hodnett Turns Back All Stars At Williams Grove

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Hodnett Turns Back All Stars At Williams Grove 4/24/15 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mechanicsburg – Greg Hodnett scored for the Pennsylvania Posse against the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, taking his first oval win of the season worth $5,000. Hodnett turned back a strong contingent of All Stars in an event that found circuit regular Danny Holtgraver holding the pole position for the start of the 30-lap feature. Only two laps were scored with Holtgraver in control when the races first caution flag unfurled. On the restart Holtgraver held off the advances of…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Street Stock News

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Mechanicsburg, PA., March 22, 2015 Aquafun Pools of Halifax, PA. is returning as the sponsor of the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Street Stocks.  This is the second consecutive year the regional leader in home aquatic fun is sponsoring the Street Stock division. Aquafun Pools began operation in 2003.  Paul Morgan, the president of Aquafun Pools, is a former Street Stock competitor.  During his Saturday Night Series racing career, Morgan recorded two feature wins.  Since his retirement from driving, Paul Morgan stays active in the sport, providing pit-side aid to Street Stock driver Craig Morgan and to Super Sportsman…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Super Sportsman News

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(Mechanicsburg, PA) Blazer’s Body Shop, a long-time sponsor of the Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Super Sportsman, will return as the 2015 primary backer of the division. Blazer’s Body Shop, located on South York Road in Dillsburg, PA., opened for business in 1969.  Ron Blazer operated the business.  Blazer was known in local racing beginning with his competition in the flathead-powered Sportsman cars at the defunct Silver Spring Speedway.  He later drove Ken Appler’s powerful No. 76 Super Modified and Super Sprint. Sprint Aces, a racing component business on Kralltown Road in Wellsville, PA. returns as the sponsor of…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series 358 Late Model News

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Mechanicsburg, PA. March 1, 2015 The Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series 358 Late Models completed a successful 2014 season.  The popular stock car class had 10 feature winners, most in Saturday Night Series history. Williams Grove Speedway management announces their 2015 sponsorship news for the 358 Late Models.  Credit Connection Auto Sales, sponsor of the division in 2014, will return as the principal 2015 point fund backer.  Credit Connection Auto Sales is the Susquehanna Valley’s premier used vehicle dealer with dealerships in Carlisle, East York, York, and Harrisburg. Bernheisel Race Cars will be a new product sponsor of the…

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Williams Grove Speedway Finalizes Their 2015 Saturday Night Series Schedule

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As winter’s winds roll across the idle Williams Grove Speedway surface, track owner Kathy Hughes is busy planning the 2015 schedule. Hughes, along with speedway manager Justin Loh, finalized their plans for the popular Saturday Night Series.  The series is celebrating its 10th anniversary at the famed half-mile oval.  The show, featuring the Super Sportsman, 358 Late Models and Street Stocks will return for a 16-race season. Racing will begin on May 2.  A major change will be the starting time.  Races will begin at 7 PM for all 2015 shows.  The change will provide competitors with more moisture in…

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