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EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS (ESS) RETURN TO SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY APRIL 12

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By Steve Inch
SELINSGROVE, Pa. — Selinsgrove Speedway will present the 358-360 sprint car spring challenge race at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 12, sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint (ESS) series and sponsored by Mach 1 Chassis.

Time trials, heat races, and a B-main will be the qualifying format to set the field for the 30-lap A-main. The winner will earn $3,000 out of the $13,000-plus purse. The race will be an open tire and open legal sprint car wing event with a weight rule of 1,475 pounds (including driver) for the combined sprint car divisions.

Also on the racing card will be the late models, pro stocks and roadrunners. Track gates will open at 4 p.m., with hot laps slated for 5:30 p.m.

ESS returned to Selinsgrove Speedway last year for the first time since 1996. Last year’s ESS events at the track were won by Tony Stewart of Rushville, Ind., (April 6) and TJ Stutts of Liverpool (May 18 and Sept. 28 National Open co-sanctioned with the United Racing Company).

Race sponsor Mach 1 Chassis, located at 10 North Frederick Street in Mechanicsburg, engineers and builds race car chassis that are known for safety, strength, durability, and performance. In addition to chassis fabrication and repair, Mach 1 Chassis also manufactures front and rear bumpers, nerf bars, front axles, wing posts, and wing trees.

For the complete schedule, the latest news, results, and race status, visit selinsgrovespeedway.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. The speedway office can also be reached at 570.374.2999.

25-Lap A-Main Purse for April 12, 2014: 1) $3,000 2) $1,500 3) $1,200 4) $900 5) $800 6) $650 7) $550 8) $450 9) $425 10) $400 11) $350 12) $300 13) $275 14) $250 15) $240 16) $23517-24) $225
Tow Money: $50
B-Main Purse (If More Than 36 Cars; Top 4 Transfer To A-Main): 5) $125 6) $100 7) $90 8) $80 9) $70 10) $65 11) $60 12) $55 13-24) $50
Admission for April 12, 2014: Adults $15; Students (12-17) $12; Kids 11 & Under Free; Pits $25