Saturday Night Racing at SSP Cancelled Due to Weather

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Newberrytown, PA (June 27, 2015) – The 10th Annual Summer Fun Championships at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Saturday night, June 27 was cancelled due to weather.  The is no make-up date for the cancelled event.

 

An exciting night of racing action is on tap for Thursday night, July 2, with the 10th Annual Eichelberger’s U-Pull-It Super Show featuring the Sportsman Modifieds along with three classes of Sprint Cars (IMCA PA Sprint Series, Sidewinder Sprints and ACMS 600cc Micro Sprints).  Also competing on the Big Track will be the Classic Cars, Blast from the Past Vintage Cars and Legends Cars.

 

The open comp Sportsman Modified race will follow the generally accepted Sportsman Modified rules throughout local tracks in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.  Sail panels are permitted and the minimum weight rule will be 2,450 lbs for cars with aluminum wheels and 2,375 lbs for cars with steel wheels.  The 20-lap feature will pay $1,000 to the winner and $100 to start.

 

On Thursday, July 3, the pit gates will open at 4:30 p.m.  Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 p.m.  Warm-ups begin at 6:30 p.m. with qualifying races at 7:00 p.m. followed by consolation races and feature events.

 

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for the special event on Thursday night, July 3 are Adults (ages 18-59) $14.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $12.00; Children (10 & under) are free.  Pit pass prices are $25.00 with a reduced price of $22.00 for all pit competitor license holders.  The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14.

 

Past Winners of the Eichelberger’s U-Pull It Super Show:

2006: Steve Buckwalter (ARDC Midgets); Ben Murphy (600cc Micro Sprints); Ronnie Dunstan

(Legends Cars).

2007: Dave Ely (ARDC Midgets); Jimmy Brookens (600cc Micro Sprints); Ronnie Dunstan (Legends

Cars); Kendra Knaub (Women on Wheels Stock Cars).

2008: Steve Buckwalter (ARDC Midgets); Ben Murphy (600cc Micro Sprints); Geremey Sheaffer

(Legends Cars); Kendra Knaub (Women on Wheels Stock Cars).

2009: Ben Murphy (600cc Micro Sprints); Jason Rochelle (Legends Cars); Richie Tobias

(SpeedSTRs).

2010: Mark Watkins (PA Sprint Series); Heath Henley (600cc Micro Sprints); Harlon Leppo (Legends

Cars).

2011: Logan Wagner (PA Sprint Series); Tyler Walton (600cc Micro Sprints); Bill Brown Sr. (Classic

Cars).

2012: Mark Watkins (PA Sprint Series); Tyler Walton (600cc Micro Sprints); Scott Houdeshell

(Legends Cars); Pete Neal (Classic Cars); Ben Murphy (Sidewinder Sprints); Al Kessock (Mini Vans); Richard Wolfe (Figure 8).

2013: Logan Wagner (PA Sprint Series); Jared Umbenhauer (Sportsman Modifieds); Tyler Walton

(600 Micro Sprints); Don Harvey and Reed Salony (Sidewinder Sprints); Scott Gobrecht (Legends Cars); Matt Wallace (Classic Cars).

2014: Anthony Fiore; (PA Sprint Series); Brett Kressley (Sportsman Modifieds); Aaron Spahr

(600 Micro Sprints); Austin Quick (Sidewinder Sprints); Lucas Montgomery (Legends Cars);Matt Wallace (Classic Cars).

2015: To Be Determined on Thursday, July 2, 2015.

 

Friday Night, July 3, the first round of the Summer Shoot-Out Series will take place at the Outback Track featuring Quarter Midgets, Karts and Adult Speedcars.  The pit gates will open 5:45 p.m. with a driver’s meeting at 7:20 p.m.  Open practice begins at 7:00 p.m. and racing action begins at 7:30 p.m.  The entry fees for each class will be $20.00 per entry for drivers with the seasonal (Spring/Summer) license.  Pit pass fees for the driver are included in the entry fee.  Non-license driver’s entry fees will be $25.00.  Participants may enter more than one class on a raceday ($12.00 for each additional class).  Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each class regardless of class entry count.  No participants will be denied racing as SSP will make every effort to define a class for all drivers who wish to compete.

 

Pit pass prices for non-drivers at the Outback Track will be $8.00 for everyone ages 18 & older; Teens & Children ages 11 – 17 are $5.00; Children 10 years of age and under are $3.00.  Ages 2 & under are admitted free.

 

From Saturday, July 4 through Thursday, July 16, the Susquehanna Speedway Park will be closed for its annual Summer Break.  No racing will take place during this time period.

 

The next Wednesday night Test & Tune will be on Wednesday, July 22.  The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The cost is $14.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($34.00 per car & driver combination).  Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with open track time from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. by class.  Each session will be 6 – 8 laps per session.  The grandstands are open and free to the public.  Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 6/8 laps each or more if time permits.   The main concession stand will also be open throughout the night.

 

Also on Wednesday night, July 22, there will an open practice session for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars at the Outback Track from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. under the lights.  The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with open practice from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The cost will be $20.00 per driver with no charge for anyone else entering the grandstand and “cold pit” areas.  All Outback Track participants should enter the pits from the Kise Mill Road entrance behind turn 2 of the “Big Track.”

The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south.  For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at sspracing.net.  On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the “Big Track” and the “Outback Track.”

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Eichelberger’s U-Pull It Super Show X

SSP Big Track Time Schedule (Subject to Change)

4:30 p.m.         Pit Gates Open: Pit Passes: Non members – $25.00; Members – $22.00.

5:00 p.m.         Grandstands Gates Open: General admission: Adults (18 & older) – $14.00; Seniors (60 &

older) & Young Adults (11-17) – $12.00; Children (10 & under) – Free

6:00 p.m.         Driver’s Meeting (Turn One Pit Grandstand)

6:10 p.m.         Sprint Cars Heat in Engines

6:30 p.m.         Track Preparation Laps Begin (Pit Area)

Rotation:          Sportsman Modifieds (Front Pit)

                                                            IMCA PA Sprint Series (Turn 2 Pit)

                                                            ACMS Stock 600cc Micro Sprints (Infield)

                                                            Sidewi            nder Sprints (Infield)

                                                            Legends Cars (Infield)

                                                            Blast From the Past Vintage Cars (Infield)

Classic Cars (Infield)

7:00 p.m.  Welcome, Invocation and National Anthem

Sportsman Modifieds Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

IMCA PA Sprint Series Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

ACMS Stock 600cc Micro Sprints Qualifying Heat Races (6 laps)

Legends Cars Qualifying Heat Races (6 laps)

Blast from the Past Vintage Cars Qualifying Heat Races (6 laps)

Classic Cars Qualifying Heat Races (6 laps)

                                    Sidewinder Sprints Feature #1 (15 laps)

                                    Consolation Races (same order as heats if needed)

Sportsman Modifieds Feature (20 laps)

IMCA PA Sprint Series Feature (20 laps)

ACMS Stock 600cc Sprints Feature (20 laps)

Legends Cars Feature (20 laps)

Blast from the Past Vintage Cars Feature (20 laps)

Sidewinder Sprints Feature #2 (15 laps)

Classic Cars Feature (20 laps)

 

 

Madison House XSC Hard Charger Award – For every regular season Xtreme Stock Car feature event, Madison House will present a Hard Charger Award to the driver that improves the most positions from their starting spot in the feature event.  The winner will receive $25.00 compliments of Madison House (York) and be eligible for post-season awards for accumulating the most Hard Charger Awards during the season.  To be eligible, the driver must be on the lead lap and finish the race.  If two drivers improve the same amount of positions, the tiebreaker will be the driver starting closer to the pole position being awarded the Hard Charger of the race.

April 11 – Donnie Broderick (+8 positions: 20th start / 8th finish)

            April 18 – Joe Hower (+12 positions: 17th start / 5th finish)

April 25 – John Frye (+7 positions: 13th start / 6th finish)

May 9 – Joe Hower (+8 positions: 16th start / 8th finish)

May 23 – Travis Horan (+17 positions: 20th start / 3rd finish)

May 30 – Alex Updegraff (+8 positions: 14th start / 6th finish)

 

 

2015 “Big Track” Schedule of Events at SSP

 (Schedule as of April 15, 2015 – Subject to Change)

July 2 (Thur.)        Eichelberger’s U-Pull-It Super Show X – PA Sprint Series, Sportsman Modifieds, ACMS 600cc Micro

Sprints, Sidewinder Sprints, Legends Cars, BFTP Vintage Cars & Classic Cars (7:00 p.m.)

July 3 (Fri.) – July 16 (Thurs.):  Track Closed (Summer Pit Stop / Vacation Break) – NO RACING

July 19 (Sun.)       Sprint Car Sunday Special – 410 Sprint Cars and 360/358 URC Sprint Car Challenge Race & EMMR

Vintage Cars Exhibition(7:00 p.m.)

July 22 (Wed.)      Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00  p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

and the Outback Track (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30  p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

July 25 (Sat.)        Christmas in July with Santa Claus Visit – BRCLate Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stocks, Road

Warriors, Mini Vans & Super Sportsman Tour plus Spring Series Awards Presentation for Outback Track (7:00 p.m.)

August 1 (Sat.)    Figure 8 Racing – BRC Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stocks, Road Warriors, Mini Vans, All American

Outlaws & PENNMAR Vintage Cars (7:00 p.m.)

August 5 (Wed.)   Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00  p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

and the Outback Track (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30  p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

August 8 (Sat.)   Kid’s Box Car Racing  – BRC Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stocks, Road Warriors, Mini Vans & PA

Sprint Series (7:00 p.m.)

August 15 (Sat.)  Camera & Autograph NightBRC Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stocks, Road Warriors, Mini Vans &

PA Sprint Series (7:00 p.m.)  Central PA Blood Bank “Blood Drive” (5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)

August 19 (Wed.)                Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00  p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

and the Outback Track (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30  p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

August 20 (Thur.)  USAC Midget Eastern Storm – USAC Wingless Midgets &  Sportsman Modifieds (7:00 p.m.)

August 23 (Sun.)   Sunday Night Sprint Car Special  – Super (410) Sprint Cars & 358 Sprint Cars (7:00 p.m.)

August 29 (Sat.)  Double Figure 8 Racing – BRC Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stocks, Road Warriors, Mini Vans, PA

Sprint Series & EMMR Vintage Cars Exhibition – (7:00 p.m.)

September 2 (Wed.) Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00  p.m. – 9:00

p.m.) and the Outback Track (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30  p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

September 5 (Sat.)  15th Annual York County Nationals & Small Car Demolition Derby – BRC Late Models (32 laps –

$1,000-to-win), Street Stocks (25 laps), Xtreme Stock Cars, Road Warriors, Mini Vans & Classic Cars – (6:00 p.m. – note new start time)

September 12 (Sat.) SSP Track Championship Night – Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stock Cars, Road Warriors, Mini

Vans & PA Sprint Series – plus SSP Outback Track Summer Season Awards Presentation (6:00 p.m.)

September 16 (Wed.) Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00  p.m. – 9:00

p.m.) and the Outback Track (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30  p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

September 20 (Sun.) 2nd Annual Sprint Car Fall Classic – Super (410) Sprint Cars & 360/358 URC Sprint Car Challenge Race (6:00 p.m.)

September 26 (Sat.) 10th Annual Susquehanna Showdown – Late Models (50 laps), Sportsman Modifieds, All American

Outlaws (6:00 p.m.) –  Rain date: Sunday, September 27, 2015.

September 30 (Wed.) Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00  p.m. – 9:00

p.m.)

October 14 (Wed.) Wed. Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

October 18 (Sun.)   Sunday Night Sprint Car Special  – Super (410) Sprint Cars & 360/358 URC Sprint Car Challenge Race

(4:00 p.m.)

October 21 (Wed.) Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00  p.m. – 9:00

p.m.)

October 24 (Sat.)   12th Annual Miller’s Racing Parts Fall Classic – Street Stocks, Xtreme Stock Cars, Road Warriors & Mini

Vans (4:00 p.m.) – Rain date: Sunday, October 25, 2015.

October 28 (Wed.) Wednesday Night Test & Tune Session at Big Track (Gates open at 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00  p.m. – 9:00

p.m.)

October 31 (Sat.)    Candy Bowl XI presented by J&K Salvage – PA Sprint Cars, Sportsman Modifieds, ACMS 600cc Micro

Sprints, Sidewinder Sprints, BFTP Vintage Cars & Legends Cars (2:00 p.m.) – Raindate: Sunday,

November 1, 2015.

November 7 (Sat.)  12th Annual Turkey 200 – 4/6 Cylinder Small Car Enduro (100 laps) plus Classic Cars & Mini Vans (1:00

p.m.); Rain date: Sunday, November 2, 2015.

November 14 (Sat.)   The Final Showdown (6th Annual) – Super (410) Sprint Car Finale ($10,000-to-win) & 358 Sprint Cars

(2:00 p.m.) – Rain date: Sunday, November 15, 2015.

 

 

2015 Wednesday Night Open Test & Tune Sessions           

(Any divisions of racing welcome)

Big & Outback Tracks (Wednesdays): July 22; August 5; August 19; September 2; September 16

 

Big Track Only: September 30 (Wed.); October 14 (Wed.); October 21 (Wed.); October 28 (Wed.)

 

Big Track – Gates open 5:00 p.m.; Practice 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Outback Track on Wednesdays (Gates open 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

 

 

 

The Next Wednesday Night Test & Tune is on July 22

 

 

The next Wednesday Night Test & Tune session will be held on Wednesday, July 22 at the Susquehanna Speedway Park.  It is open to any type of racecars capable of competing on the 4/10 mile oval.  The cost is $14.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($34.00 per car & driver combination).  Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with open track time from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. by class.  Each session will be 6 – 8 laps per session.  The grandstands are open free to the public.  Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 6/8 laps each or more if time permits.  The fuel pumps from Miller’s Racing Parts will not be open.  Anyone needing fuel should contact Miller’s Racing Parts directly at 717-766-0181.  The main concession stand will be open throughout the night.

 

Also on Wednesday night, July 22, there will an open practice session for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars at the Outback Track from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. under the lights.  The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with open practice from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The cost will be $20.00 per driver with no charge for anyone else entering the grandstand and “cold pit” areas.  All Outback Track participants should enter the pits from the Kise Mill Road entrance behind turn 2 of the “Big Track.”

 

 

 

“The Outback Track at SSP” 2015 Schedule of Events

Summer Shoot-Out Season Championship:

July 3 (Fri.)           Summer Shoot-Out Race #2 (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

July 4 – July 16:  Track Closed (Summer Pit Stop / Vacation Break)

July 17 (Fri.)         Summer Shoot-Out Race #3 – Special Double Features Night (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

July 22 (Wed.)      Open Test & Tune Practice Session (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

July 24 (Fri.)         Summer Shoot-Out Race #4 (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

July 31 (Fri.)         Summer Shoot-Out Race #5 (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

Aug. 5 (Wed.)       Open Test & Tune Practice Session (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

Aug. 7 (Fri.)           Summer Shoot-Out Race #6 – Special Track Records Night (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

Aug. 14 (Fri.)        Summer Shoot-Out Race #7 (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

Aug. 19 (Wed.)     Open Test & Tune Practice Session (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

Aug. 21 (Fri.)        Summer Shoot-Out Race #8 (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

Aug. 28 (Fri.)        Summer Shoot-Out Race #9 (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

Sept. 2 (Wed.)      Open Test & Tune Practice Session (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

Sept. 4 (Fri.)         Summer Shoot-Out Championship Night (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

Sept. 16 (Wed.)    Open Test & Tune Practice Session (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

 

  • SSP Outback Track Summer Shoot-Out Season Awards Presentation at the Big track on Saturday night, September 12, 2015

 

 

Friday Night  – Outback Track Racing Time Schedule

(Subject to Change)

5:45 p.m.                                Pit Gates Open (no general admission)

7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.             Practice Begins

7:00 p.m.                                Driver’s Draw for Position Ends (all entries after 7 p.m. will start at rear

of qualifying event).

7:20 p.m.                                Driver’s Meeting (Parents welcome to attend as well).

7:30.m.                                   Racing Begins (Heats & Features)

Class Rotation: To Be Announced

 

 

 

Track Rental for the “Big Track” and the “Outback Track” – The “Big track” and the “Outback track” are available for rent beginning March 1, 2015.  The “Big Track” rental fee is $1,500.00 for 4 hours and may be split between a maximum of five-(5) drivers/teams.  Only one car is permitted on the track at a time.  If an ambulance is requested, it is an additional $75.00 per hour.  For nighttime rentals at the “Big Track”, an additional $100.00 per hour will be charged for lights

 

The rental price for the “Outback Track” is $400.00 for 4 hours during the day /$500.00 at night and may be split between a maximum of five-(5) drivers/teams.  To reserve either track, please call 717-292-1696.

Repeat Fan Discount Continues for 2015 – The popular “Repeat Fan Discount” program will continue at SSP in 2015 for the 12th season in a row.  There is a $2.00 repeat fan discount for each person with a ticket stub from races during the previous week’s events completed only.  The Repeat Fan Discount is not valid for pit pass purchases.

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