Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints With Two Events this Weekend at Outlaw and Selinsgrove

2015 ESS Empire Super Sprints Top Story




By Dean Reynolds


The 2016 point season for ESS was suppose to kick off April 22 at Outlaw with the first ever Spring Nationals.  With the evening postponed cause of rain, the rescheduling is this Friday with the very same $2,000 to win event.


The next night the cars and stars of the ESS trail will head south to Central Pa. to the famed Selinsgrove Speedway with a $2,000 to win, $400 to start event that will pay out over $14,000 in cash. Both events will pay points for the overall Lucas Oil ESS Championship and the NAPA Auto Parts US Tour.


Steve Poirier started off the the 33rd Anniversary Tour campaign and he will be on hand to see if he can keep the 2016 success to Dundee, NY.  Jason Barney, Paul Kinney, Matt Tanner, Paulie Colagiovanni, Tommy Wickham, Dave Axton, Parker Evans, Shawn Donath, Bryan Howland, Mark Smith, Chad Miller, Jeff Cook, Mike Stelter, Sam Reakes IV, James Hanson, Denny Peebles, Pete Richardson will also be on hand looking to keep Poirier from victory lane.


Some other drivers looking to be in the field at Outlaw include Robbie Stillwaggon, George Suprick, Jonathan Preston, Keith Granholm, Derrick Juliano, Tyler Graves, Josh Azzi, Dan Kuhn, Nick Cooper and others will join in on the fun.


Once again Lane’s Yamaha from nearby Watkins Glen will be sponsoring the Cobra Coaches Dash event.


At Selinsgrove, track regulars including defending track champ Mark Smith, TJ Stutts, Jason Shultz, Cody Keller, Ryan Kissinger, Coby Womer, Derek Locke, Eric Tomecek, Jim Shuster, Larry Kelleher, Mike Walter and others will be on hand to defend home turf.


Other drivers expected in the field will be New Yorkers Chuck Hebing, Steve Collins, Joe Trenca, Rob Dietrick as well as Davie Franek, Jordan Thomas, Keith Prutzman and more.


Dave Franek Auto Sales picked up the sponsor of the Cobra Coaches Dash at Selinsgrove.


Each night will see the Beard Sewer and Drain timed hot laps, Car Mate Trailers heats, Lacaillade Masonry B-Main all leading up to the 25 lap A-Main’s paying $2,000 to win.


Outlaw Speedway, Selinsgrove Speedway and the Lucas Oil ESS traveling road show…it will be excitement guaranteed!!



Past Empire Super Sprint Winners at Outlaw Speedway.


Aug. 3, 1984 Lenny Krautheim III
May 5, 1985 Gordy Button
July 17, 1987 Mal Lane
Sept. 11, 1987 John Zentner
July 22, 1988 Mal Lane
Aug. 19, 1988 Gordy Button
Sept. 9, 1988 John Brutcher
June 2, 1989 Rick Crane
July 14, 1989 Tom Taber
Aug. 11, 1989 Rob Hart
Sept. 8, 1989 Mal Lane
May 6, 1990 Mal Lane
July 29, 1990 Jeff Thomas
July 5, 1991 Mal Lane
Aug. 9, 1991 Kim Gagliardi
Aug. 30, 1991 Tom Taber
Sept. 20, 1991 Jeff Thomas
May 10, 1992 Jeff Thomas
July 3, 1992 Bobby Parrow
Aug. 7, 1992 Bobby Parrow
Sept. 4, 1992 Bobby Parrow
May 9, 1993 Mal Lane
July 2, 1993 Tom Taber
Aug. 6, 1993 Craig Lane
May 30, 1994 Kramer Williamson
July 3, 1994 Craig Lane
Sept. 4, 1994 Craig Keel
Sept. 8, 1995 Craig Lane
April 20, 1996 Craig Lane
Sept. 6, 1996 Scott Holcomb
Sept. 5, 1997 Tim Kelly
April 18, 1998 Mike Woodring
Sept. 11, 1998 Bobby Parrow
April 30, 1999 Mike Woodring
July 14, 1999 Bobby Parrow
Sept. 10, 1999 Greg Coverdale
  Rob Dietrick
  Dan Kaszubinski
Sept. 11, 1999 Craig Keel
April 15, 2000 Dan Kaszubinski
July 3, 2000 Mike Woodring
Sept. 8, 2000 Scott Holcomb
  Tom Taber
  George Suprick
Sept. 9, 2000 George Suprick
July 6, 2001 John Karklin Jr.
Aug. 10, 2001 Randy Years
Sept. 7, 2001 Phil Mott
Sept. 8, 2001 George Suprick
July 5, 2002 Brian Dumigan
Aug. 9, 2002 Mike Lutz
Sept. 6, 2002 Chris Coyle
  Dave McGough
  Erin Crocker
Sept. 7, 2002 Mike Woodring
April 12, 2003 Mike Lutz
July 4, 2003 John Karklin Jr.
Aug. 8, 2003 Lance Yonge
Sept. 5, 2003 Mike Lutz
  Kevin Welsh
  Chris Coyle
Sept. 6, 2003 Scott Bonnell
Aug. 14, 2004 Blake Breen
Sept. 10, 2004 Midge Miller
  Dave McGough
  Curt Michael
Sept. 11, 2004 Trevor Lewis
Aug. 19, 2005 George Suprick
Sept. 10, 2005

Sept. 9, 2006

Apr. 12, 2008

May 9, 2011

July 8, 2011

July 18, 2014

Trevor Lewis

Curt Michael

Justin Barger

JJ Grasso

Chuck Hebing

Jared Zimbardi


Past Empire Super Sprint Winners Selinsgrove Speedway

July 8, 1995 Kramer Williamson
May 18, 1996 Bobby Parrow
July 6, 1996 Rick Koenig
March 31, 2012 Pat Cannon
Sept. 1, 2012 Pat Cannon
Apr. 6, 2013 Tony Stewart
May 18, 2013 TJ Stutts
Sept. 28, 2013 TJ Stutts
Apr. 12, 2014 TJ Stutts
May 17, 2014 Mark Smith
Sept. 27, 2014 Aaron Ott
Apr. 16, 2016 Cody Keller



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