RAIN WASHES OUT SHARON SATURDAY & POSTPONES BAZELL/SUNOCO RUSH LM & BICKNELL RUSH MOD TOUR FEATURES TO OCTOBER 3; SUNDAY'S TRI-CITY MOD TOUR EVENT PPD TO SEPTEMBER 20

By Mike Leone

 

September 11-13, 2015               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series had a doubleheader planned at Sharon Speedway this past weekend; however, after preliminary events were completed on Friday night for night one of the "Apple Festival Nationals", showers on Saturday afternoon postponed night two to Saturday, October 3 at 6 p.m. for the Bazell/Sunoco Southern Late Model Tour and Bicknell Racing Products Sportsman Modified Tour  New cars will be permitted to tag those feature events.  Also, Tri-City Raceway Park's Bicknell RUSH Sportsman Modified Tour event scheduled for Sunday afternoon was postponed to next Sunday, September 20 at 4 p.m. due to inclement weather. 

 

Bobby Lake Motorsports "Shock the Clock" Bazell/Sunoco RUSH Late Model Southern Tour Qualifying ($100 to fast time): 1. Max Blair 16.419  2. Will Thomas III 16.631  3. Joe Sylvester 16.653  4. Matt Latta 16.694  5. Russ King 16.773  6. Jason Knowles 16.796  7. Bobby Pifer III 16.826  8. Josh Double 16.832  9. Charlie Duncan 16.849  10. Russ Byler 16.983  11. Jamie Wrightsman 16.984  12. Paul Grigsby 17.008  13. Robby Marhefka 17.067  14. Mike Pegher, Jr. 17.092  15. Lon Emerick 17.164  16. Joel Prosser 17.169  17. Brian Knowles 17.176  18. Steve Lowery 17.235  19. Clay Ruffo 17.253  20. Chris Frank 17.996  21. Eric Wilson NT (did not scale)  22. Michael Duritsky, Jr. NT (did not scale).

 

Bobby Lake Motorsports RUSH Late Model Heat 1 (8 laps, $25 to-win): 1. Blair  2. Latta  3. Pifer  4. Byler  5. Marhefka  6. Prosser  7. Duritsky  8. Ruffo.

 

 Bobby Lake Motorsports RUSH Late Model Heat 2 (8 laps, $25 to-win): 1. Thomas  2. King  3. Double  4. Wrightsman  5. Pegher  6. Frank  7. B. Knowles.

 

Bobby Lake Motorsports RUSH Late Model Heat 3 (8 laps, $25 to-win): 1. Lowery  2. Duncan  3. Wilson  4. J. Knowles  5. Sylvester  6. Grigsby  7. Emerick.

 

K&N "Cold Air Induction" RUSH Late Model Dash (4 laps, $100 K&N certificate to-win): 1. Charlie Duncan  2. Bobby Pifer III  3. Russ King  4. Matt Latta.

 

Bicknell Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modified Heat 1 (8 laps): 1. Greg Martin  2. Nick Ritchey  3. Brandon Ritchey  4. Kole Holden  5. Tiffany Williams  6. Will Schaffer  7. Jerry Schaffer.

 

Bicknell Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modified Heat 2 (8 laps): 1. Larry Kugel  2. Kyle Martell  3. Jeremy Weaver  4. Rocky Kugel  5. Chelsie Kriegisch  6. Josh Deems.

 

K&N "Cold Air Induction" RUSH Sportsman Modified Dash (4 laps, $100 K&N certificate to-win): 1. Rocky Kugel  2. Kole Holden  3. Chelsie Kriegisch  4. Tiffany Williams.

 

On Sunday, September 20 at Tri-City for the $600 to-win "Apple Fest", gates open at 2 p.m. with a drivers meeting at 3, warm-ups at 3:15 and racing at 4.  Tri-City Raceway Park is a -mile dirt track located at 3430 Route 417, Franklin, PA 16323.  For more information, check out their website at www.tricityracewaypark.com or call 814-676-2894 on race day.  Like their Facebook by searching Tri-City Raceway Park and follow them on Twitter @TriCityRaceway.

 

On Saturday, October 3 for night two of the "Apple Festival Nationals" at Sharon for the $2,000 to-win RUSH Late Model feature and $800 to-win RUSH Sportsman Modified feature, pits open at 3 p.m. with grandstands at 4 and racing at 6.  Sharon Speedway is a 3/8-mile dirt track with a GPS address of 3241 Custer-Orangeville Rd. NE, Burghill, OH 44404.  For more information, check out their website at www.sharonspeedway.com or call 330-772-5481.  As for their social media outlets, you can like their page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SharonSpeedway or follow them on Twitter @SharonSpdwy.

 

RUSH Late Model marketing partners include Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Pace Performance, Hoosier Tire, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Maxima Racing Oil, Jones Racing Products, Alternative Power Sources, Precise Racing Products, ARbodies, TBM Brakes, K&N Filters, Lincoln Electric, Beyea Headers, FK Rod Ends, Bobby Lake Motorsports, Velocita-USA, High Gear Speed Shop, CrateInsider.com, B.R.A.K.E.S., RockAuto.com, and Valley Fashions.

 

RUSH Sportsman Modified marketing partners: Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Bicknell Racing Products, Pace Performance, Hoosier Tire, Bilstein Shocks, MSD Ignition, Maxima Racing Oil, Jones Racing Products, VP Racing Fuels, FK Rod Ends, Sherwood Racing Wheels, Velocita-USA, Precise Racing Products, Alternative Power Sources, K&N Filters, TBM Brakes, Lincoln Electric, CrateInsider.com, Rocket Racing, and B.R.A.K.E.S.

 

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 www.rushracingseries.com. Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/rushlatemodels and follow us on Twitter @RUSHLM.
 

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