SELINSGROVE, Pa. - Selinsgrove Speedway's annual motorsports show at the Susquehanna Valley Mall, Hummels Wharf, begins this Sunday, Feb. 17 and runs through Saturday, Feb. 23.
Nearly 100 race vehicles representing the tracks sprint car, late model, pro stock, roadrunner, micro sprint car, and go kart divisions will be on display for race fans to view during regular mall hours.
A few of the pre-registered entries for the show include the sprint cars of Blane Heimbach, Phil Walter, Pat Cannon, Keith Kauffman, Len Krautheim, Duane Mausteller, Mark Freeland, Jeff Furlong, Joey Borich, Colby Womer, and Matt Miller; the late models of Jeff Rine, Steve Campbell, Tony Adams, Mike Bingaman, Jim Yoder, Gary Beward, and Kenny Trevitz; the pro stocks of AJ Stroup, Bill Glass, Brad Mitch, and Doug Minium; the roadrunners of Jim Collier, Kyle Miller, and Nathan Engle; the micro sprints of Todd Hoover, Ken Duke, AJ Bast, and Justin Troutman; and nearly 40 go karts.
Beginning Monday at 7 p.m., Selinsgrove Speedway season reserved seats will go on sale. Track announcer Steve Inch will emcee the season kickoff ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Saturday outside of the Boscov's department store.
This year Northeast Safety of Lebanon will be on hand from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in the mall community room to answer questions about the HANS (Head And Neck Support) Device, which is used by race car drivers to reduce the chances of head and/or neck injuries in the event of a crash. Drivers will be able to try out the devices and those wishing to purchase a HANS Device can have their helmet hardware mounted on-site. They will also have other driver safety items on hand. Northeast Safety is an authorized HANS dealer and distributor of Simpson safety equipment. Note: If the location of Northeast Safety inside the mall changes, signage will be posted at the Speedway table. Transponders, required for Sprints and Late Models, as well as Raceiver Scanners, required for all divisions, will also be available for purchase.
Track officials recently announced the 2008 schedules for Selinsgrove Speedway and Selinsgrove Raceway Park will include a combined 64 events at the 63-year-old Snyder County motorsports facility.
The season will start at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, featuring 410 sprint cars. The ROC-sanctioned modifieds will make their first appearance at Selinsgrove since 1982 at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 15.
Selinsgrove Raceway Park will host Friday night go kart and micro sprint car racing beginning March 21.
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