From Lernerville Speedway
Sarver, PA (March 21, 2013) The finale of the fourth annual installment the DIRTcar Round Up Steel City Stampede is less than a month away! Below you will find all the information you need to know to experience the finale of what was originally scheduled to be a thrilling three-day show mega-show to conclude the 2012 Lernerville Speedway season, but due to being postponed by weather in October, will now be the first racing action of the 2013 season.
What: The finale of the 4th Annual DIRTcar Round Up Steel City Stampede, (originally scheduled for last October), featuring ten fast divisions of DIRTcar Racing. Sunday’s racing will be preceded by the annual Test & Tune Practice Session on Saturday, April 13. Participation in Satuday’s practice is not mandatory for those intending to race in the Steel City Stampede. Test & Tune practice is open to all drivers, even those NOT intending to race in the Steel City Stampede.
When: Saturday & Sunday, April 13 & 14 2013.
Saturday Schedule of Events: Pits & Tech Inspection open at 10:00AM, practice 12:00Noon-4:00PM consisting of rotating hot laps for all divisions, with preferential/priority access to those registered for the Steel City Stampede and Fab Four Racing divisions.
Sunday Schedule of Events: Registration & Inspection open at 11:00AM, Pit gates will also open at 11:00AM. General Admission gates open at 1:00PM, Drivers Meeting at 2:00PM and Racing begins at 3:00PM.
Where: Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, PA along route 356 in Butler County approximately 30 minutes north of Pittsburgh. Lernerville is easily accessible from the PA Turnpike and Interstate 79. Physical location for GPS systems is 313 N. Pike Road, Sarver, PA 16229.
How: Buy tickets on the day(s) of the event.
Saturday’s admission prices are $20 for DIRTcar member pit passes, $30 for non-member pit passes, while General Admission is Free.
Sunday’s admission prices are $30 for DIRTcar member pit passes, $35 for non-member pit passes. General admission into the grandstands is $25 for adults, $20 for students (11-17 years old) and children 10 & under are FREE, as always!
Camping and Parking is FREE! Turn One Premier Camping is available, please call the speedway office (724) 353-1511 to reserve a spot and for price details.
Who: The DIRTcar Round Up Steel City Stampede will once again feature all four divisions of Fab Four Racing – Peoples TWP DIRTcar Sprints, Precise Racing Products DIRTcar Late Models, Diehl Auto Group DIRTcar Modifieds and Millerstown Pic-A-Part DIRTcar Sportsman/Stock Cars. The Diehl Mods portion of the program will also be the BRP Modified Tour finale and the 20th running of the Kodiak Memorial. RUSH/FASTRAK Northeast (Crate) Late Models, UMP/UEMS (EMod) Modifieds, 305 Sprints, 4 Cylinders and Mod Lites will also be in competition; the UMP Modifieds will race under UEMS sanctioning. In addition to the nine divisions that will take to the track for B-Mains & A-Mains, the Enduros will bring the racing action to a close with another $1000-to-win, 100-lap rolling demolition derby.
2011 Steel City Stampede feature winners were Dale Blaney (Ti22 Sprints), John Garvin Jr. (Precise Lates), Chad Brachmann (Diehl/BRP Mods), Chris Schneider (Pic-A-Part Sportsman/Stock), Dave Hess Jr. (UMP/UEMS Mods), Butch Lambert (Pro Lates), Jeff Tetters (Mod Lites), Adam Pletcher (4 Cyl.) and Chris Potochnak (Enduro).
Why: 410 Sprints, Super Late Models and Big Block Modifieds will be racing for $3000-to-win; RUSH/FASTRAK Northeast (Crate) Late Models will be racing for $2,000-to-win; Sportsman/Stocks, UMP/UEMS Modifieds and Enduros will be racing for $1000-to-win; while the 305 Sprints, 4-Cylinders and Mod Lites will be racing for $500-to-win.
In addition to the increased payouts, the feature winners will also be crowned as the DIRTcar Round Up Steel City Stampede Champions.
Where to Stay: Camping is FREE! In a change from last year, all camping is first come, first serve and free of charge. Unfortunately, there are no electric/water hookups available for camping at Lernerville Speedway.
The Days Inn in Butler, PA is the top recommendation for travelers from the west & north planning to stay at a hotel. The Days Inn in Butler is located 10 miles from the speedway on Route 8 just south of Butler. The Days Inn has an indoor pool, on-site restaurant & lounge and is in close proximity to a handful of restaurants including McDonalds, Pizza Hut and Burger King. For those coming from the east & south, the top recommendation is the Comfort Inn & Suites RIDC Park along Route 28 directly off Exit 10 between Fox Chapel and Harmar. Other nearby towns with hotels include (arranged in order of proximity) Butler, Kittanning, New Kensington, Cranberry Twp. and Harmar Twp.
In Closing: Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take part in this exciting two-day show at Lernerville Speedway! The DIRTcar Round Up Steel City Stampede will be the first chance of 2013 to see our Fab Four Racing divisions, plus five other divisions and the first 100-lap Enduro of the season. For rules and procedures for the DIRTcar Round Up Steel City Stampede, log on to www.Lernerville.com and click the Steel City Stampede tab on the top our homepage.