USAC Wingless Sprint Cars Return to SSP on Sunday Night

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Newberrytown, PA (June 5, 2015) – Up next at the SSP Big Track will be the USAC Eastern Storm Finale featuring the USAC wingless Sprint Cars on Sunday, June 7.  The pit gates will open at 3:30 p.m.  Grandstand gates will open at 4:00 p.m.  Warm-ups begin at 5:30 p.m. with qualifying following at 6:00 p.m.  Racing action begins at time trials followed by consolation races and feature events.  The USAC feature will be 30 laps in distance.

 

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Sunday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $25.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $20.00; Children (10 & under) are free.  Pit pass prices are $35.00 with a reduced price of $30.00 for all USAC license holders.    

 

The next Wednesday night Test & Tune will be on Wednesday, June 10.  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, June 10, 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.”

 

Friday Night, June 12, the ninth round of the Spring Shoot-Out Series will take place at the Outback Track featuring Quarter Midgets, Karts and Adult Speedcars.  It will be a special Double Features Race.  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.

 

Then the 410 Super Sprint Cars return to SSP on Sunday, June 14 along with the 358 Sprint Cars in the 8th Annual Sprint Car Summer Classic.  The Super Sprint Car feature will pay $3,500-to-win for the 25-lap feature event.  Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November.  For the Super Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required and Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2015 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Port Royal Speedways).  All other rules will follow the generally accepted rules for Sprint Cars at local weekly Central PA Sprint Car tracks (1400 pounds weight rule).  Raceivers will be mandatory for all Sprint Cars.

 

The 358 Sprint Car feature will pay $1,500-to-win for the 20-lap feature event.  Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November.  For the 358 Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required and Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2015 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Trailways Speedway)All other rules of the Central PA 358 Sprint Cars will prevail for this event (1500 pounds weight rule).  Raceivers will be mandatory for all Sprint Cars.

 

On Sunday, 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 Sunday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $18.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $15.00; 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 Sprint Car Summer Classic:

2008: Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars); P.J. Garguilo (ARDC Midgets); Geremy Sheaffer (Legends

Cars).

2009: Adrian Shaffer (358 Sprint Cars); Meme Desantis (Small Block Modifieds); Reed Salony

(Legends Cars).

2010: Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars); Steve Buckwalter (ARDC Midgets).

2011: Logan Schuchart (358 Sprint Cars); Drew Heistand (ARDC Midgets).

2012: Don Kreitz Jr. (410 Sprint Cars); Jacob Allen (358 Sprint Cars).

2013: Chad Layton (410 Sprint Cars); Austin Hogue (358 Sprint Cars).

2014: Justin Barger (410 Sprint Cars); Kevin Nouse (358 Sprint Cars).

2015: To Be Determined on Sunday, June 14, 2015

 

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.”

Sunday, June 7, 2015

SSP Big Track Time Schedule (Subject to Change)

3:30 p.m.         Pit Gates Open: Pit Passes: USAC  Members – $30.00; Non members – $35.00

4:00 p.m.         Grandstands Gates Open: General admission: Adults (18 & older) – $25.00; Seniors (60 &

older) & Young Adults (11–17) – $20.00; Children (10 & under) – Free

5:20 p.m.         Sprint Cars Heat in Motors

5:30 p.m.         Track Preparation Laps Begin

6:00 p.m.        Qualifying for USAC Sprint Cars

                        Welcome, Invocation and National Anthem

            Order of Events to be Determined by USAC

 

 

Sunday, April 12, 2015

8TH Annual Sprint Car Summer Classic Time Schedule

(Subject to Change)

4:30 p.m.         Pit Gates Open: Pit Passes: $25.00

5:00 p.m.         Grandstands Gates Open: General admission: Adults (18 & older) – $18.00; Seniors (60 &

older) & Young Adults (11-17) – $15.00; Children (10 & under) – Free

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

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

Rotation:        358 Sprint Cars (Outside Turn 2)

410 Sprint Cars (Front Pit)

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

358 Sprint Car Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)

410 Sprint Car Qualifying Heat Races (10 laps)

358 Sprint Cars Consolation Race (8/10 laps) – if needed

410 Sprint Car Consolation Race (8/10 laps) – if needed

410 Sprint Car Feature (25 laps)

358 Sprint Car Feature (20 laps)

 

  • Top Three Finishers are Required to be in Victory Lane after Every Feature – $200.00 Fine for Failure to Report.

 

 

 

 

– 2015 “Big Track” Schedule of Events at SSP –

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

June 7 (Sun.)       USAC Eastern Storm Tour Finale USAC Wingless Sprint Cars (6:00 p.m.)

June 10 (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.)

June 13 (Sat.)      No Saturday Night Racing

June 14 (Sun.)     Sprint Car Summer Classic VIII – Super (410) Sprint Cars & 358 Sprint Cars (7:00 p.m.) – Rain date:

Sunday, June 21, 2015

June 20 (Sat.)      Kid’s Money Scramble – BRC Late Models, Street Stocks, Xtreme Stock Cars, Road Warriors, Mini Vans &

PA Sprint Series (7:00 p.m.)

June 24 (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.)

June 27 (Sat.)      10th Annual Summer Fun ChampionshipsBRC Late Models (30 laps – $1,000-to-win), Street Stocks,

Xtreme Stocks, Road Warriors, Mini Vans, PA Sprint Series & All American Outlaws (7:00 p.m.)

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 18 (Sat.)        No Saturday Night 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 22 (Sat.)    No Saturday Night Racing

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

To Be Announced

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.) – Rain date: Sunday, October 19, 2015

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.) – Rain date: To Be Announced

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): June 10; June 24; 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 June 10

 

 

The next Wednesday Night Test & Tune session will be held on Wednesday, June 10 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, June 10, 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

Spring Shoot-Out Season Championship:

June 10 (Wed.)    Open Test & Tune Practice Session (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

June 12 (Fri.)       Spring Shoot-Out Race #9 Special Double Features Night (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

June 19 (Fri.)       Spring Shoot-Out Race Championship Night (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

 

  • SSP Outback Track Spring Shoot-Out Season Awards Presentation at the Big track on Saturday night, July 25, 2015

 

Summer Shoot-Out Season Championship:

June 24 (Wed.)    Open Test & Tune Practice Session (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; Practice 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

June 26 (Fri.)       Summer Shoot-Out Race #1 (Gates open 5:45 p.m.; Racing @7:30 p.m.)

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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