By Mike Leone

July 10, 2013                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Cortland, OH)…It’s been constant battle with Mother Nature this year, but there’s light at the end of the tunnel.  Wednesday’s Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series event at Expo Speedway has been postponed to Sunday (July 14) at 2 p.m.  Heavy overnight and morning thunderstorms coupled with severe thunderstorms forecasted for late afternoon and evening forced the decision by the Trumbull County Fairboard.

Good weather is now predicted for the remainder of the “Cross the Borders” Speedweek at McKean County Raceway in East Smethport, Pa. Thursday night, Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway on Saturday night, and Expo Speedway on Sunday afternoon.

Pit gates will open at 11 a.m. Sunday morning with warm-ups at 1:30 p.m. followed by racing at 2.  At the conclusion of the program, which will also feature the UEMS E-Mods, a demo derby and fireworks display will be held.  Fair admission, which includes rides and the racing, is $8, while pit passes are $20.


Expo RUSH Late Model feature payoff: 1. $2,000  2. $1,000  3. $650  4. $550  5. $470  6. $435  7. $410  8. $370  9. $340  10. $310  11. $280  12. $270  13. $260  14. $250  15. $240  16. $230  17. $220  18-24. $210. 

Non-Qualifier: 1. $175  2. $150  3. $140  4. $135  5. $130  6. $125  7. $120  8. $115  9. $110  10-24. $105. Tow $100.


Expo Speedway is a 5/8-mile dirt track located at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds just north of Route 305 on Hoagland-Blackstub Road in Bazetta Township, Cortland, Ohio. Pit access is Gate A right past the church. ATVs and golf carts must be kept in the pits and cannot go outside this area. For more information, check out or call 330-637-6010.


2013 RUSH marketing partners include Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Pace Performance, RainEater Wiper Blades, Hoosier Tire, Precise Racing Products, ARbodies, The Brake Man, K&N Filters, Lincoln Electric, TurboStart, Beyea Headers, FK Rod Ends, K1 RaceGear, Bobby Lake Motorsports, Wrisco Industries, High Gear Speed Shop, Utsinger’s Towing,, and Valley Fashions.

E-mail can be sent to the RUSH Racing Series at [email protected] and snail mail to 4368 Route 422, Pulaski, PA 16143. Office phone is 724-964-9300 and fax is 724-964-0604. The RUSH Racing Series website is Like our Facebook page at and follow us on Twitter @RUSHLM.