From Todd Fisher
Newberrytown, PA — (June 13, 2013) — On Sunday night, June 16, the 410 Super Sprint Cars return to SSP with the Late Models in the Father’s Day Sprint Car Special. The 410 cubic inch powered cars will be joined by the 358 Sprint Cars.
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 2013 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 2013 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Selinsgrove Speedways). 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 start time has been changed from the originally posted earlier in the season. The pit gates will open at 4:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 p.m. Track Prep laps 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. Ticket Stubs from the Sunday, May 13, Saturday, June 8 or Sunday, June 9 may be used for Sunday, June 16 for the Repeat Fan Discount ($2.00).
The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located midway between Harrisburg and York 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 race day, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information at the “Big Track” and the “Outback Track.”
Previous Winners of Sprint Car Summer Classic:
2008: Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars); P.J. Garguilo (ARDC Midgets); Geremy Sheaffer (Legends
2009: Adrian Shaffer (358 Sprint Cars); Meme Desantis (Small Block Modifieds); Reed Salony
2010: Pat Cannon (358 Sprint Cars); Steve Buckwalter (ARDC Midgets).
2011: Logan Schuchart (358 Sprint Cars); Drew Heistand (ARDC Midgets).
2012: Don Kreitz Jr. (Super Sprint Cars); Jacob Allen (358 Sprint Cars).
2013: To be determined on Sunday, June 16, 2013.
Friday, June 14, 2013
SSP Outback Track Time Schedule – Spring Series
(Subject to Change)
7:00 p.m. Driver’s Draw for Position Ends (all entries after 7 p.m. will start at rear
of qualifying event).
7:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. Practice Begins
Class Rotation: To Be Announced at the Driver’s Meeting
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Father’s Day Sprint Car Special 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) – $18.00; Seniors (60 &
older) & Young Adults (11-17) – $15.00; Children (10 & under) – Free
6:10 p.m. Heat in Engines (All Cars)
6:30 p.m. – 6:55 p.m. Track Prep Laps Begin
Rotation: 358 Sprint Cars
Super Sprint Cars
7:00 p.m. Welcome, Invocation and National Anthem
358 Sprint Car Qualifying Heat Races (8 laps)
Super Sprint Car Qualifying Heat Races (10 laps)
358 Sprint Cars Consolation Race (8/10 laps) – if needed
Super Sprint Car Consolation Race (8/10 laps) – if needed
Super Sprint Car Feature (25 laps)
358 Sprint Car Feature (20 laps)
- Top 3 finishers from each heat and top 5 finishers from the feature to the scales/tech in the infield.
- · Top Three Finishers are Required to be in Victory Lane after Every Feature – $200.00 Fine for Failure to Report.