Newberrytown, PA — (July 2, 2013) –- An exciting night of racing action is on tap for Wednesday night, July 3, with the 8th Annual Eichelberger’s U-Pull-It Super Show featuring the Sportsman Modifieds along with three classes of Sprint Cars (PA Sprint Series, Sidewinder Sprints and 60cc Micro Sprints). Also competing on the Big Track will be the Classic Cars and Legends Cars. A raindate will be announced if needed.
The open comp Sportsman Modified race will follow the generally accepted Sportsman Modified rules throughout local tracks in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. Sail panels are permitted and the minimum weight rule will be 2,450 lbs for cars with aluminum wheels and 2,375 lbs for cars with steel wheels. The 20-lap feature will pay $1,000 to the winner and $100 to start.
The open competition 600cc Micro Sprints will pay $700.00 to the winner with no entry fee ($40.00 to start). The rules will follow the generally accepted rules with the Pennsylvania and New Jersey track running 600cc Micro Sprints.
On Wednesday, July 3, the pit gates will open at 4:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 p.m. Warm-ups begin at 6:40 p.m. with qualifying races at 7:00 p.m. followed by consolation races and feature events.
General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for the special event on Wednesday night, July 3 are Adults (ages 18-59) $14.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $12.00; 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.
From Thursday, July 4 through Thursday, July 18, the Susquehanna Speedway Park will be closed for its annual Summer Break. No racing will take place during this time period.
On Friday night, July 19 the second night of the Summer Shoot-Out Series will be held at the SSP Outback Track for quarter midgets, karts and Adult Speedcars. 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.
Racing action returns to the Big Track at SSP on Saturday, July 20 with the 3rd Annual Silver Spring Speedway Racer Reunion featuring the Late Models, Street Stocks, PENNMAR Vintage Cars and a special appearance of the Super Sportsman Tour. The EMMR Vintage Cars will be also on display with an on-track exhibition during the night. This will not be a Steel Block Bandits Late Model Series Race. The next Steel Block Bandits Late Model Series race will be Saturday, August 31 in conjunction with the 13th annual York County Nationals.
This will be a wonderful evening for all drivers, crews and fans to remember the great racing action at Silver Spring Speedway and enjoy a night of exciting side-by-side racing action at the Susquehanna Speedway Park
On Saturday, July 20, 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 Saturday, July 20 are Adults (ages 18-59) $15.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $13.00; 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.
The next Wednesday Night Test & Tune for any type of racecar will be on Wednesday, July 24. 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 $12.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($32.00 per car & driver combination). Each session will be 4-6 laps per session depending on car count. The grandstands are open free to the public. Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 4/6 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.
Due to the completion of only half the Wednesday Night Test & Tune on April 24, all pit passes and car entries from the April 24 Test & Tune may be used for half credit ($6.00 towards pit passes and $10 towards car entry) for any Test & Tune session through October 23, 2013. Pit passes from April 24 must be presented for credit.
Also on Wednesday night, 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 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.”