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"BILL EMIG MEMORIAL" RUSH SERIES DOUBLEHEADER SUNDAY ON THE NEW SURFACE AT TRI-CITY WITH SWEENEY LATE MODEL TOUR FOR $2,000 & NEW RUSH SPRINTS

By Mike Leone June 13, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance heads to Tri-City Raceway Park this Sunday (June 17) for a Father's Day doubleheader featuring the Sweeney Late Model Touring Series and the new RUSH Sprint Cars in a Bonnell's Rod Shop Weekly Series event part of the annual "Bill Emig Memorial". The "410" Sprint Cars will also be on the program. Racing begins at 6 p.m. There is a rain date of June 24.

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CAREER 1ST WIN FOR NOAH BRUNELL COMES AT LERNERVILLE IN RUSH PRO STOCKS; 1ST RUSH LM WINS FOR MIKE LAUGHARD & SEAN BEARDSLEY

By Jim Zufall & Mike Leone June 14, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...Despite rain still being present around the region, this past weekend was one of the better ones of the 2018 season as most of the tracks that had action scheduled were able to complete them. A couple had to fight to get their second race programs of the season in. Three drivers picked up their season's first wins, while several repeated.

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MAX BLAIR OUTDUELS POINTS LEADER JEREMY WONDERLING AFTER A LONG SIDE-BY-SIDE BATTLE AT ERIEZ ON SUNDAY FOR 2ND SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES WIN OF 2018

By Mike Leone June 10, 2018

(Erie, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance returned to action on Sunday for the first of two appearances at Kathy Rohrer's Eriez Speedway located just outside of Erie, Pa. in Hammett. Race #6 of the 2018 season was a rescheduled event from the May 20 rain out. Eriez was miraculously able to complete the program despite all day rains just south and west of the speedway. The track only received very light showers throughout the day even though it sprinkled and drizzled throughout the entire night. The result was an excellent racey surface and provided great racing for the fans.

Max Blair opened the 2018 Sweeney Touring Series season winning night one of the "Battle of the Bay" Speedweek presented by Pancho's Racing Products back on April 18 at Delaware International Speedway. On Sunday, Blair emerged victorious after a spirited side-by-side battle with Jeremy Wonderling that lasted for 12 laps before getting by for good on lap 21 to earn the $2,000 victory. Max has now won five of the six Sweeney Tour events held at Eriez in the past four seasons with his father Rob winning the other in a substitution role in 2016!

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MYERS BECOMES YOUNGEST RUSH SPORTSMAN MOD WINNER AT 14 BEATING A RECORD 31-CAR FIELD AT SHARON; RUTH WINS 1ST EVER AT LERNERVILLE IN RUSH SPRINTS; SEVERAL NEW RUSH DIRT LM WINNERS; DEFENDING CHAMP KUNTZ OPENS JENNERSTOWN LM SEASON WITH A WIN

By Jim Zufall & Mike Leone June 7, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...It was another weekend of battling Mother Nature for many of the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance tracks especially on Friday night and Sunday night, while several Saturday night tracks amazingly finally got their first race events completed.

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JASON GENCO BECOMES 3RD DRIVER IN 2018 TO WIN 1ST CAREER SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES RACE; GENCO’S $2000 VICTORY COMES AT GENESEE ON SATURDAY NIGHT

By Mike Leone June 2, 2018

(Batavia, NY)...After a successful start to the 2018 season for the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance completing the four-race “Battle of the Bay” Speedweek presented by Pancho’s Racing Products, the Series suffered three straight rainouts including Friday night at Outlaw Speedway in a spring that’s been dominated by Mother Nature. Skies cleared though on Saturday as action resumed in the first of two appearances at New York’s Genesee Speedway in race #5 of the 2018 season.

Seventh starting Jason Genco inherited the lead on lap 13 after missing a big accident on a restart, which took out three of the Series’ regulars, then held off Brady Wonderling throughout the final 18 laps to capture his first career Sweeney Tour victory, worth $2,000. Genco joined Ross Robinson and Logan Roberson to become the season’s third new first career Tour winner in five races.

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1 WIN & 2 RUNNER-UPS LAST WEEKEND FOR CHAD HOMAN IN SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODELS; "FUTURES CUP" RACER KYLE MURRAY REMAINS HOT AT GENESEE; DIETZ CONTINUES TO DOMINATE RUSH STOCKS AT LERNERVILLE

By Jim Zufall & Mike Leone May 30, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The 2018 race season has gotten off to a slow start for the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance speedways. In fact, a few of the tracks still have yet to get in a show or feature event for their RUSH divisions. Hopefully with the calendar changing to June, things will dry out and racers and tracks alike can concentrate on racing instead of watching the weather.

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RAIN POSTPONES MAY 19-20 SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR EVENTS AT STATELINE & ERIEZ; RESCHEDULED DATES ANNOUNCED OF JUNE 10 AT ERIEZ & JULY 28 AT STATELINE

By Mike Leone May 22, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...Mother Nature certainly hasn't been kind to many of the speedways under the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance banner in 2018. Two in particular, Stateline and Eriez Speedways, each suffered another rainout this past weekend as neither have been able to complete an event thus far in 2018. Those rainouts included the Sweeney Late Model Tour events on Saturday (May 19) at Stateline and Sunday (May 20) at Eriez.

Thanks to both speedways, the events have been rescheduled with the Sweeney Tour making their first of two appearances at Eriez now on Sunday, June 10. Stateline's "Bill Law Memorial" has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 28 and will now create the back-to-back weekend with Eriez like this past weekend as Eriez will hold their second Sweeney Tour event the following night on Sunday, July 29. All three shows are $2,000 to-win "Marquee" events.

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INAUGURAL "BATTLE OF THE BAY" SPEEDWEEK PRESENTED BY PANCHO'S A HUGE SUCCESS; LOGAN ROBERSON WINS 2 OF 4 & TAKES $1000 TITLE; 40+ CARS AT ALL 4 EVENTS

By Mike Leone April 26, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...It may have seemed like a crazy idea to some; four races in four days in three different states in mid-April for grassroots racers, but the inaugural "Battle of the Bay" Mid-Atlantic Speedweek presented by Pancho's Racing Products for the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series was deemed a great success by all. All four tracks had a minimum of 40 cars and despite less than favorable weather, and all have already stated their intention to do it again in 2019!

A total of 63 different drivers from six states (Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware) plus Ontario, Canada participated. The average car count was 42.75. A total of 28 different drivers ran all four nights! Another five drivers ran three of the four nights. If it weren't for some issues, most likely at least five other drivers would have competed all four nights. Special recognition to Canadians Charlie Sandercock and Adam Ferri who competed all four nights with their tow to Delaware being between nine and ten hours!

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CLEAN SWEEP AT WINCHESTER FOR LOGAN ROBERSON SETTING FAST TIME OVER THE 44-CAR SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR FIELD, WINNING HEAT, DASH & $2000 FEATURE; ROBERSON ALSO CAPTURES $1000 “BATTLE OF THE BAY” BY PANCHO’S TITLE

By Mike Leone April 21, 2018

(Winchester, VA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance returned to Winchester Speedway on Saturday night for the first time in three years to the Virginia oval. It was the fourth and final night of the inaugural “Battle of the Bay” Mid-Atlantic Speedweek presented by Pancho’s Racing Products, which attracted 44 cars from six states (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania & New York) along with Ontario, Canada.

One night after winning his first National Touring Series event of any kind at Potomac Speedway, Logan Roberson put a beat down on a stellar field of competitors Saturday night sweeping the night by setting a new track record in qualifying, winning his heat race, the K&N Dash, and leading all 30 laps of the feature. The $2,125 sweep also propelled Roberson to the $1,000 “Battle of the Bay” title by just one-point over Thursday’s Georgetown winner, Ross Robinson, and two points over Wednesday’s Delaware winner, Max Blair!

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LOGAN ROBERSON CAPTURES 1ST CAREER SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR WIN BECOMING 3RD DIFFERENT “BATTLE OF THE BAY” PRESENTED BY PANCHO’S WINNER IN AS MANY NIGHTS TOPPING 41-CAR FIELD AT POTOMAC

By Mike Leone April 20, 2018

(Mechanicsville, MD)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance was back in action on Friday night at Potomac Speedway for the first time in four years at the Maryland oval. It was night three of the four-night inaugural “Battle of the Bay” Mid-Atlantic Speedweek presented by Pancho’s Racing Products, which attracted 41 cars from six states (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania & New York) along with Ontario, Canada.

After finishing fifth in the first two nights at Delaware International and Georgetown Speedways, Logan Roberson passed “Battle of the Bay” point leader, Ross Robinson, on lap 14 to capture his first career Sweeney Tour victory at his Friday night home track- Potomac Speedway. For Roberson, it was milestone win number 50 of his young Crate Late Model career, but first career National Touring victory of any kind. Roberson became the third different winner in as many nights of the “Battle of the Bay” presented by Pancho’s to keep him right in the Series champion hunt.

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ROSS ROBINSON TOPS 40-CAR FIELD LEADING A DELAWARE PODIUM SWEEP IN 1ST EVER SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR EVENT AT GEORGETOWN FOR NIGHT 2 OF “BATTLE OF THE BAY” PRESENTED BY PANCHO’S

By Mike Leone April 19, 2018

(Georgetown, DE)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance resumed action in the state of Delaware on Thursday night in the first ever race at Georgetown Speedway. Morning and early afternoon showers ended with clearing skies toward evening creating a windy and very cold night. It was night two of the four-night inaugural “Battle of the Bay” Mid-Atlantic Speedweek presented by Pancho’s Racing Products, which attracted 40 cars from six states (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania & New York) along with Ontario, Canada.

On Wednesday night, Ross Robinson held off his girlfriend, Amanda Whaley, for third at Delaware International Speedway. Fast forward 24 hours and it was Robinson fending off a last ditch effort by Whaley to win 20 miles up the road at Georgetown for his first career Sweeney Tour victory. In fact, Robinson’s best friend, Matt Hill, finished third giving “First State” racers a podium sweep for the first time in the history of the Series. Robinson earned $2,000 and took over the “Battle of the Bay” point lead after two of four nights.

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MAX BLAIR OPENS “BATTLE OF THE BAY” PRESENTED BY PANCHO’S WITH DOMINATING SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR VICTORY OVER THE 46-CAR FIELD IN THE 1ST EVER RACE AT DELAWARE

By Mike Leone April 18, 2018

(Delmar, DE)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance kicked off the 2018 season on Wednesday night in the first ever race at Delaware International Speedway, and in fact the first ever in the state of Delaware. It was night one of the four-night inaugural “Battle of the Bay” Mid-Atlantic Speedweek presented by Pancho’s Racing Products, which attracted 46 cars from five states (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York) along with Ontario, Canada. Special thanks to Elliott Farms for posting $600 in feature lap money rotating amongst the top five cars each feature lap.

Max Blair has won races from Canada to Florida, but had never raced, let alone won before, in the “First State”. That all changed on Wednesday night as Blair put on a dominating performance leading all but the first lap to claim the $2,000 season opening “Marquee” Tour event win at DIS. Blair, who also earned an additional $100 in lap money, now takes the early point lead in both the Sweeney Tour as well as the “Battle of the Bay” Speedweek.

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SWEENEY RUSH SERIES WELCOMES SCHWARTZMILLER GROUND MAINTENANCE AS A NEW MARKETING PARTNER FOR 2018

By Mike Leone April 12, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is pleased to welcome Schwartzmiller Ground Maintenance as new marketing partner to the Series. Schwartzmiller joins several new companies that have gotten involved with RUSH thus far in 2018 including Wrisco Industries, Dynamic Drivelines, Dirt Defender, Racing Electronics, Frankland Racing Supply, and Bonnell's Rod Shop. Schwartzmiller Ground Maintenance is an all season maintenance company based in western Pennsylvania.

Schwartzmiller Ground Maintenance has chosen the RUSH Late Model and Sportsman Modified divisions for its affiliation with the Series. As part of the sponsorship program, they will be contributing two $300 racing product packages with one being distributed on the Late Model "Manufacturers Night" presented by MSD Performance and the other on the Sportsman Modified "Manufacturers Night" in addition to other Series support.

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APPROXIMATELY 50 NEW DRIVERS SET TO MAKE THEIR DEBUT IN 2018 SWEENEY RUSH RACING SERIES COMPETITION

By Doug Kennedy & Mike Leone April 8, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...Not only does the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance have a large group of drivers that will be returning to RUSH competition in 2018, but the Series also has a whole new class of drivers that will be testing RUSH for the first time in their racing careers. Included in this group are drivers that will be moving into RUSH from "open" engine division, other who have never been behind the wheel of a race car, and a couple that are moving laterally from one RUSH-sanctioned division to another.

All told, Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone expect to welcome approximately 50 new racers to RUSH throughout the entire Series in 2018. As recently reported, there are 20 confirmed drivers in the new RUSH Sprint Car division; 13 new Late Model drivers are ready to kick-off the new season, as well as several in the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, Pro Mods, and Pro Stocks on dirt.

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FRANKLAND RACING SUPPLY BECOMES "OFFICIAL REAR END" OF SWEENEY RUSH SERIES FOR 2018; RECENT DEVELOPMENT OF CRATE ENGINE SPECIFIC REAR END PROVING SUCCESSFUL

By Mike Leone April 3, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is proud to announce that Frankland Racing Supply has come on board as the "Official Rear End" of the Series in 2018. Frankland joins several new national companies that have gotten involved with RUSH in a major way as "Official Sponsors" thus far in 2018 including Wrisco Industries, Dynamic Drivelines, Dirt Defender, and Racing Electronics.

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HOLLEY RENEWS AS "OFFICIAL CARBURETOR" OF RUSH; HOLLEY'S BRANDS MSD, EARL'S & QUICK FUEL JOIN IN TO PUSH SERIES SUPPORT TO OVER $30,000

By Mike Leone March 29, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is proud to announce that Holley Performance Products and its subsidiaries MSD Performance, Earl's Performance Plumbing, and Quick Fuel Technology will continue their partnership in 2018 as the richest combined product contingency sponsor in the 12-year history of Northeast crate engine racing under the direction of Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone. The marketing partnership has increased from $25,000 in support offered to the Series in 2017 to $30,000 in 2018!

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BILSTEIN CONTINUES PARTNERSHIP WITH SWEENEY RUSH SERIES AS "OFFICIAL SHOCK"; MANDATED SEALED, SPEC BILSTEIN SHOCK PROVES SUCCESSFUL IN RUSH SPORTSMAN MODS, PRO MODS & SPRINTS

By Mike Leone March 28, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is pleased to continue its partnership for the fifth straight year with Bilstein Shocks. The "Official Shock" of RUSH is mandated on the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, RUSH Pro Mods, and the new RUSH Sprint Cars. In addition, the "RUSH/Bilstein" package is a popular choice and has found great success amongst RUSH Late Model, RUSH Pro Stock and racers in the three asphalt RUSH classes at Jennerstown Speedway.

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FAMILIAR FACES TO RETURN IN 2018 TO SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL COMPETITION; KING & PEGHER WEIGH IN ON GM PERFORMANCE CRATE ENGINE RACING

By Doug Kennedy March 16, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...It's been a long journey, 12 years to be exact, but sometimes you just have a gut feeling about something, and that is exactly how it was when RUSH Series Director, Vicki Emig, was introduced to the concept of GM crate engine racing in 2007.

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RACING ELECTRONICS BECOMES "OFFICIAL RACING COMMUNICATIONS" OF SWEENEY RUSH RACING SERIES FOR 2018

By Mike Leone March 9, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is pleased to announce that Racing Electronics will be the "Official Racing Communications" of RUSH in 2018.

"Racing Electronics is certainly very well known in NASCAR and asphalt circles," explained RUSH Director Vicki Emig. "After some discussions with Racing Electronics, they're really trying to expand their brand into the dirt market, and we couldn't be more proud that they've partnered with us. We feel with our five different dirt Series, we can allow them to grow their brand with our racers and fans."

Racing Electronics’ latest product, SWITCH, provides benefits to both RUSH competitors and event attendees. SWITCH is the top-performing micro-receiver on the market, and its two programmable channels can be used by fans to listen to track public address announcers and race officials at RUSH events. Competitors will be able to utilize the device in the car to receive clearer communications from race control. Racing Electronics will be located trackside at several 2018 events with SWITCH, as well as other popular equipment from its industry-leading line of radios, headsets and scanners.

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DIRT DEFENDER BECOMES "OFFICIAL WHEEL COVER" OF SWEENEY RUSH SERIES FOR 2018; WILL PRESENT "DEFENSIVE DRIVE" AWARD AT EVERY LATE MODEL & SPORTSMAN MOD TOUR EVENT & "MFG NIGHT" GIVEAWAYS FOR ALL DIRT SERIES

By Mike Leone March 7, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is thrilled to announce that Dirt Defender will be the "Official Wheel Cover" of the Series in 2018. Dirt Defender will provide wheel covers to the "Defensive Drive" recipient at every Touring Series event for both the Sweeney Late Models and Bicknell Racing Products Sportsman Modifieds. In addition, packages will be awarded throughout the Series' "Manufacturers Nights" presented by MSD Performance for all of the dirt divisions. The program will be supported by Close Racing Supply (Eldred, Pa.) and Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic Maryland/Precise Racing Products (Sarver, Pa.) where racers will be able to redeem their Dirt Defender Product certificates.

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WRISCO INDUSTRIES BECOMES "OFFICIAL ALUMINUM SHEET SUPPLIER" OF SWEENEY RUSH RACING SERIES FOR 2018

By Mike Leone February 24, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is proud to announce that Wrisco Industries will be the "Official Aluminum Sheet Supplier" of RUSH in 2018. Wrisco will provide numerous sheets of aluminum that will be dispersed to RUSH racers via the 2018 "Manufacturers Nights" that are annually presented by MSD Performance in the Late Model, Sportsman Modified, Pro Mods, Pro Stock, and Asphalt Series divisions.

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DYNAMIC DRIVELINES BECOMES "OFFICIAL DRIVELINE" OF SWEENEY RUSH RACING SERIES FOR 2018

By Mike Leone February 10, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is pleased to announce that Dynamic Drivelines will be the "Official Driveline" of RUSH in 2018. Dynamic Drivelines will provide valuable driveline product packages for all of the 2018 "Manufacturers Nights" that are annually presented by MSD Performance.

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RACEWAY 7 JOINS SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL WEEKLY SERIES WITH WEEKLY FRIDAY NIGHT RACING IN 2018

By Mike Leone February 7, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is pleased to announce that Raceway 7 in Conneaut, Ohio will be the newest Sweeney RUSH Late Model Weekly Series beginning this season with weekly Friday night racing. Raceway 7 joins Dog Hollow as new RUSH weekly-sanctioned Late Model tracks for 2018. The first ever RUSH-sanctioned event at Raceway 7 will occur on Friday, May 4 following two Friday nights of practice nights.

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NEW YORK'S SKYLINE RACEWAY PARK TO HOST THEIR 1ST EVER SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL EVENTS JUNE 24 & AUGUST 26

By Mike Leone January 30, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...Skyline Raceway Park has become the latest New York speedway to have the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance sanction its Crate Late Model events in 2018. Skyline will host a pair of Sweeney RUSH Late Model Weekly Series events on Sunday, June 24 and Sunday, August 26 with both paying $1,000 to-win, $100 to-start.

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NEW YORK'S CAN-AM SPEEDWAY TO SANCTION THEIR 4 CRATE LATE MODEL RACES UNDER SWEENEY RUSH SERIES BANNER

By Mike Leone January 29, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is excited to announce that Can-Am Speedway's four Crate Late Model events in 2018 will be sanctioned under the RUSH banner. It was recently announced that the LaFargeville, New York half-mile dirt oval ownership has been taken over by local businessman and racer, Tyler Bartlett.

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SUCCESSFUL 2017 SWEENEY RUSH SERIES SEASON COMPLETED AS CHAMPIONS & TOP RACERS HONORED IN RUSH DIVISIONS WITH $125,000 DOLED OUT AT 2017 AWARDS BANQUET

By Mike Leone January 21, 2018

(Edinburg, PA)...While the 2018 racing season is only a few months away, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone put a final wrap on the 2017 racing season with the annual awards banquet and dinner on Saturday night at the Gatherings Banquet & Event Center in Edinburg, Pa. Sunshine and mild conditions prevailed as a record number of attendees filled the beautiful banquet hall as over $125,000 in cash and thousands in contingencies were distributed to Sweeney RUSH Late Model, Sportsman Modified, Pro Mod, and Pro Stock racers. All told over a quarter million dollar of cash and useful product contingencies were distributed to RUSH racers throughout the 2017 season.

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DOG HOLLOW SPEEDWAY JOINS SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL WEEKLY SERIES WITH WEEKLY FRIDAY NIGHT RACING IN 2018

By Mike Leone January 18, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is pleased to announced that Dog Hollow Speedway in Northern Cambria, Pa. will be the newest Sweeney RUSH Late Model Weekly Series beginning this season with weekly Friday night racing. The first ever RUSH-sanctioned event at Dog Hollow will actually occur on Saturday, April 21 with their "Spring Time Spectacular" before weekly Friday night racing gets underway on Friday, April 27.

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4-NIGHT SPEEDWEEK, MFG NIGHTS, MAVTV & NUMEROUS SIGNATURE EVENTS TO SHOWCASE 2018 SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES SCHEDULE

By Mike Leone December 21, 2017

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series powered by Pace Performance is set to begin its sixth year of operations heading into the 2018 season. The Series is proud to release the 2018 Touring Series schedule featuring a minimum of 18 events, which includes a Speedweek, two "Manufacturers Nights", MAVTV, and returning signature events throughout the six-month slate.

The 2018 Touring Series will feature 15 premier "Marquee" events paying a minimum of $2,000 to-win utilizing a group qualifying format featuring $100 FK Rod Ends “Shock the Clock Qualifying” and $25 to-win FK Rod End heat races. In addition, a minimum of three midweek optional "Platinum" events are scheduled paying $1,500 to-win.

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SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR TO MAKE 1ST EVER STOP AT WEEDSPORT FOR SPECIAL HOLIDAY MARQUEE EVENT ON JULY 3; EVENT TO BE TELEVISED BY MAVTV

By Mike Leone December 14, 2017

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance is proud to announce a first ever visit to New York's Weedsport Speedway as part of a special holiday program on Tuesday night, July 3. The $2,000 to-win "Marquee" Event will also be televised on a tape-delayed basis and will air on MAVTV/Speed Sport. The Tuesday, night before the Fourth of July, will allow all teams the opportunity to compete in this historic event without conflicting with any other RUSH events. Weedsport, which also houses the Northeast Dirt Modified Hall of Fame, sits in between the RUSH Weekly-Sanctioned tracks of Fulton, Outlaw, and Genesee Speedways. The event is also expected to attract racers from New York's Stateline and Woodhull Speedways along with Humberstone Speedway across the border in Ontario in addition to the Touring Series regulars and other invaders.

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ANNUAL SWEENEY RUSH SERIES AUTHORIZED ENGINE REBUILDER SEMINAR FOR 2017-2018 A GREAT SUCCESS; ATTENDEES FROM 5 STATES & CANADA

By Mike Leone November 15, 2017

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance held its fourth annual Authorized Engine Rebuilder/Repair Facility Seminar on Saturday (November 11) at the Hampton Inn & Suites Grove City (PA). Attendance to this meeting was "mandated" for those facilities authorized to rebuild engines for the RUSH Late Models, Sprint Cars, Sportsman Modifieds, Pro Mods, Pro Stocks, and Asphalt Series. Nineteen different engine facilities were represented as attendees came from five states plus three rebuilders from Ontario, Canada.

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RUSH'S BILSTEIN BANDIT $135 SEALED, SPEC SHOCKS: LEADING THE WAY IN PROVIDING EXCITING & COMPETITIVE RACING IN A COST-CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT

By Doug Kennedy October 18, 2017

(Pulaski, PA)...Throughout the years, it's no secret that the main objective of the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance that now spans throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Ontario, Canada has been to provide an exciting and affordable grassroots racing series for their racers. Staying focused on the word "affordable" has helped drive the success of RUSH, which in 2018 will encompass eight different divisions on both dirt and asphalt.

Many factors have been important players in RUSH's objective to control cost in their divisions; their stringent GM crate engine technical program, Hoosier spec tires, Sunoco spec fuels, and in many cases the $135 sealed, spec RUSH Bilstein Shocks.

The sealed, spec RUSH Bilstein Bandit Shock package is mandated in three of the Series divisions; Sportsman Modifieds, Pro/E-Mods, and now the Sprint Cars, and has found great success also in the Late Models and Pro Stocks, as well as all of the Series' asphalt divisions.

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