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PERFORMANCE BODIES & PARTS JOINS SWEENEY RUSH SERIES AS MAJOR MARKETING PARTNER IN 2019; CONTRIBUTING $4,000 IN MD3 PRODUCT CERTIFICATES

By Mike Leone March 11, 2019

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is proud to welcome Performance Bodies & Parts as a new marketing partner for the upcoming 2019 season. Performance Bodies & Parts will award $4,000 in MD3 product certificates to various RUSH Late Model, RUSH Pro Mod, and RUSH Pro Stock racers in 2019 primarily through the Series' Manufacturers Nights presented by MSD Performance.

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LANDRUM PERFORMANCE SPRING TO INCREASE PARTNERSHIP WITH SWEENEY RUSH SERIES IN 2019 AS "MAJOR" SUPPORTING SPONSOR; OVER $28,500 OF LANDRUM PRODUCT VALUE POSTED

By Mike Leone March 11, 2019

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is proud to announce that its partnership with Landrum Performance Spring will not only continue in 2019, but substantially increase. For the third straight year, Landrum will align their quality products with RUSH contributing 27 product packages each consisting of four VB Springs across all of the Series' "Manufacturers Nights" presented by MSD Performance. The value of these Landrum product packages exceed $7,500.

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SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES SET FOR RICHEST SCHEDULE TO DATE; INCREASE IN SPEEDWEEK PAYOFFS; $10,000 TO-WIN "BILL EMIG MEMORIAL"; BACK-TO-BACK $4000 TO-WIN QUEBEC RACES; MAVTV, MFG NIGHTS, NEW "$500 CLUB" & MORE

By Mike Leone February 22, 2019

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance is geared up for its richest season in history. The Series is proud to officially release its 17-event 2019 slate that features nine events paying $3,000 or more to win with increase in payoffs, new events such as the $10,000 to-win "Bill Emig Memorial" and back-to-back $4,000 to-win shows in Quebec, a return to MAVTV at Weedsport, "Manufacturers Nights" presented by MSD Performance plus the new "$500 Club" program.

All Sweeney Tour events will now pay a minimum of $2,000 to-win, $225 to-start with a $200 to-win non-qualifier, and guaranteed $125 tow money. All events will utilize the group qualifying format featuring $100 FK Rod Ends “Shock the Clock Qualifying” and $25 to-win FK Rod End heat races.

The new "500 Club" will allow five drivers from the host speedway's top 15 in points (or the closest nearby track if not at a weekly-sanctioned track) the ability to win an additional $100 cash bonus at Sweeney Touring Series events! The "500" Club will influx an additional $7,000 of available cash into the hands of RUSH "weekly" racers who participate in RUSH Touring events! The "$500 Club" will take place at all Sweeney Tour events with the exception of the Lernerville "Bill Emig Memorial" and at the Quebec events, which will have a separate promotion.

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WEHRS MACHINE BECOMES MAJOR MARKETING PARTNER OF SWEENEY RUSH SERIES; WILL PRESENT "BATTLE OF THE BAY" LATE MODEL SPEEDWEEK AS WELL AS SIGNIFICANT MFG NIGHTS CONTRIBUTOR

By Mike Leone February 18, 2019

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is proud to welcome Wehrs Machine & Racing Parts as a new major marketing partner for the 2019 season. Wehrs will present the "Battle of the Bay" Speedweek for the RUSH Late Model Touring Series, and will also be a major contributor at "Manufacturers Nights" presented by MSD Performance in 2019.

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TRAILER-ALARMS.COM BECOMES "OFFICIAL SECURITY SYSTEM" OF SWEENEY RUSH SERIES IN 2019; MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR FOR MFG NIGHTS

By Mike Leone February 16, 2019

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is thrilled to announce that Trailer-Alarms.com will be the "Official Security System" of RUSH for the upcoming 2019 season. Trailer-Alarms.com will award over $4,000 of trailer alarm system and trailer door lock products to RUSH racers in 2019!

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SUCCESSFUL 2018 SWEENEY RUSH SERIES SEASON COMPLETED AS CHAMPIONS & TOP RACERS HONORED IN RUSH DIVISIONS WITH OVER $130,000 DOLED OUT AT AWARDS BANQUET

By Mike Leone January 26, 2019

(Edinburg, PA)...While the 2019 racing season is only a few months away, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone put a final wrap on the 2018 racing season with the annual awards banquet and dinner on Saturday night at the Gatherings Banquet & Event Center in Edinburg, Pa. A record number of attendees filled the beautiful banquet hall as over $130,000 in cash and thousands in contingencies were distributed to Sweeney RUSH Late Model, Sprint Car, Sportsman Modified, Pro Mod, and Pro Stock racers. All told well over a quarter million dollar in point fund monies and useful product contingencies were distributed to RUSH racers throughout the 2018 season.

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RACING ELECTRONICS CONTINUES AS "OFFICIAL RACING COMMUNICATIONS" OF SWEENEY RUSH RACING SERIES IN 2019; WILL PROVIDE EQUIPMENT FOR SERIES OFFICIALS & 20 SWITCH GIVEAWAYS FOR "MFG NIGHTS"

By Mike Leone January 24, 2019

(Concord, NC)...The RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is pleased to announce that Racing Electronics will once again be the "Official Racing Communications" of RUSH in 2019. "We were pleased have Racing Electronics join the RUSH Racing Series as our 'Official Racing Communications' last year," stated RUSH Series director Vicki Emig.

"I cannot' tell you how thrilled I was to know they would be increasing their support by providing all of our RUSH Series Officials with Racing Electronics equipment in 2019. They will also be contributing 20 SWITCH driver radios to our racers via our Manufacturers Night events.”

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NEW YORK'S RANSOMVILLE SPEEDWAY TO HOST A SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL WEEKLY SERIES EVENT ON JUNE 7; RUSH SPRINTS TO APPEAR SEPTEMBER 13

By Mike Leone January 22, 2019

(Ransomville, NY)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance will have two sanctioned events at New York's Ransomville Speedway in 2019. A Sweeney RUSH Late Model Weekly Series event will take place on Friday, June 7, while the RUSH Sprint Cars will make their first ever appearance on Friday, September 13 in a Bonnell's Rod Shop Weekly Series event.

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SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR TO ALIGN WITH WORLD OF OUTLAWS LATE MODELS AT LERNERVILLE'S 2019 "FIRECRACKER"; HISTORIC EVENT TO PAY $10,000 TO-WIN FOR REGION'S RICHEST CRATE LM EVENT EVER

By Mike Leone January 11, 2019

(Sarver, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series in conjunction with Lernerville Speedway and the World of Outlaws are thrilled to announce a major and historic addition to Pennsylvania's richest Late Model event. The 2019 "Firecracker 100" at Lernerville Speedway on June 20-22 will not only again feature three World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series events capped off by the $30,000 to-win 100-lap main event on Saturday night, but also a 50-lap $10,000 to-win Sweeney RUSH Late Model Touring Series event!

The RUSH portion will become the "Bill Emig Memorial" and will be the richest Crate Late Model event in the 13-year history of the Northeast. This is thought to be the first time that a major Crate Late Model event will be held in conjunction with a national crown jewel Super Late Model event.

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SWEENEY RUSH SERIES TO MAKE INAUGURAL APPEARANCE AT THE MOTORSPORTS RACECAR & TRADE SHOW AT THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA EXPO CENTER JANUARY 18-20

By Mike Leone January 11, 2019

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is excited to be participating in the 34th annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show fueled by Sunoco & distributed by Insinger Performance January 18-20 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. The Show boasts 240,000 square feet of nothing but racing! Matt Hill, the 2018 Delaware International Speedway RUSH Late Model track champion, will have his #84 on display throughout the three-day event.

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RUSH ENTRE DANS L'HISTOIRE!!!

SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL SERIES TO MAKE HISTORY WITH INAUGURAL "QUEBEC INVASION"; BACK-TO-BACK $4000 TO-WIN, $400 TO-START PLATINUM TOUR EVENTS JULY 12-13 AT AUTODROME GRANBY & LE RPM SPEEDWAY

By Mike Leone January 8, 2019

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance will be going to an uncharted territory in 2019. The Sweeney RUSH Late Model Touring Series will not only cross the border into Canada, but move into the French speaking province of Quebec for the first time in Series history! On Friday and Saturday, July 12-13, Autodrome Granby and Le RPM Speedway will host back-to-back Platinum Touring Series events paying $4,000 to-win, $400 to-start in US currency! The two tracks are located only 40 miles apart. In addition, a minimum of 20 $100 Sunoco gift cards will be distributed to participating competitors to assist with travel expenses!

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SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL SERIES TO INTRODUCE THE "500 CLUB" PROGRAM IN 2019; ADDITIONAL $500 IN CASH DRAWINGS FOR TRACK REGULARS AT 2019 TOUR EVENTS

By Mike Leone December 19, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series powered by Pace Performance is excited to announce a new program for the upcoming 2019 season. The "500 Club" will allow five drivers from the host speedway's top 15 in points the ability to win an additional $100 cash bonus at Sweeney Touring Series events! The "500" Club will influx an additional $8,000 of available cash into the hands of RUSH "weekly" racers who participate in RUSH Touring events!

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NEW YORK'S WOODHULL RACEWAY JOINS SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL SERIES AS A WEEKLY-SANCTIONED TRACK WITH SATURDAY NIGHT RACING IN 2019

By Mike Leone December 13, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is pleased to announce that Woodhull Raceway in Woodhull, New York will be the newest track part of the Sweeney RUSH Late Model Weekly Series beginning in 2019 with weekly Saturday night racing. Woodhull becomes the fifth Empire State track to run the RUSH Late Models on a weekly basis in addition to several other New York tracks that host special Weekly or Touring events.

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ANNUAL SWEENEY RUSH SERIES AUTHORIZED ENGINE REBUILDER SEMINAR FOR 2018-2019 A GREAT SUCCESS; ATTENDEES FROM SEVERAL STATES PLUS CANADA

By Mike Leone November 13, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance held its fifth annual Authorized Engine Rebuilder Facility Seminar on Saturday (November 10) at the Hampton Inn & Suites Grove City (PA). Attendance to this meeting was again "mandated" for those facilities authorized to rebuild engines for the RUSH Late Models, Sprint Cars, Sportsman Modifieds, Pro Mods, Pro Stocks, and Asphalt Series. Engine facilities from several states including new 2018 rebuilders Eagle Racing Engines from Knoxville, Tennessee and Conklin Racing Engines from Morrisdale, Pa. plus two rebuilders from Ontario, Canada were on hand.

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RUSH RACING SERIES TO PARTICIPATE IN NORTHEAST RACING PRODUCTS SHOW NOVEMBER 16-17 IN SYRACUSE; SWEENEY LATE MODEL TOUR CHAMP JEREMY WONDERLING'S #3J ON DISPLAY

By Mike Leone November 12, 2018

(Syracuse, NY)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance will once again be participating in the annual Northeast Racing Products Show at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY November 16-17. In addition, Jeremy Wonderling, the 2018 Sweeney Late Model Touring Series Champion, will have his car on display in the RUSH booth.

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"BATTLE OF THE BAY" SPEEDWEEK TO RETURN IN 2019 TO KICKOFF SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES APRIL 17-20 AT DELAWARE, GEORGETOWN, POTOMAC & WINCHESTER; "RAELYN HUFFMAN MEMORIAL" AT DELAWARE TO PAY $4000 TO-WIN

By Mike Leone November 7, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...With the 2018 season for the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series concluded, the attention has quickly turned to preparation for the 2019 season. For the second straight year, the "Battle of the Bay Speedweek" will kickoff the Sweeney Tour campaign at Delaware International, Georgetown, Potomac, and Winchester Speedways April 17-20. This year however, the opening round at DIS will be highlighted by the "Raelyn Huffman Memorial" paying $4,000 to-win!

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WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS; 2018 SWEENEY RUSH RACING SERIES WEEKLY DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONS CROWNED

By Doug Kennedy October 23, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...Other than a pair of late season events, the 2018 season for the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is completed and the Series is proud to announce that 17 different drivers at 19 different race tracks claimed their individual RUSH weekly-sanctioned championships. All told in 2018, the RUSH Racing Series sanctioned events at some 30 different speedways throughout the Northeast, Mid Atlantic and Ontario, Canada.

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COLTON FLINNER BECOMES 12TH DIFFERENT SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR WINNER OF 2018 WITH LERNERVILLE WIN WHILE JEREMY WONDERLING TAKES TITLE; STUNNING PERFORMANCE BY 14 Y.O. BLAZE MYERS TO WIN ON LAST LAP FROM 19TH IN BICKNELL RUSH MOD TOUR; CHAMP CHAD RUHLMAN ENDS INAUGURAL RUSH SPRINT SEASON IN VICTORY LANE

By Mike Leone October 12-13, 2018

(Sarver, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance were part of the 10th annual "Steel City Stampede" this past weekend at Lernerville Speedway featuring the Sweeney RUSH Late Model Touring Series, the Bicknell Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modified Touring Series, and the Bonnell's Rod Shop RUSH Sprint Car Weekly Series in their season finale events. Capturing feature wins were Colton Flinner (Late Models), Blaze Myers (Sportsman Modifieds), and Chad Ruhlman (Sprint Cars), while Ricky Steigerwald ended the night winning the Late Model Non-Qualifier. The RUSH Pro Stock "Manufacturers Night" presented by MSD Performance took place on Saturday with product giveaways for all 20 Lernerville competitors.

Sixth starting Colton Flinner passed a determined Jeremy Wonderling on lap 16 and held him off to the finish to become the 12th different Sweeney Tour winner in 17 races during the 2018 campaign, worth $2,000. Wonderling charged from sixth to win the dash to earn the feature pole then dominated the first half of the event before settling in and finished second to overtake eighth place finishing Jason Genco in the standings to win the $5,000 Tour title.

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DARYL CHARLIER BECOMES 1ST REPEAT WINNER OF "BILL HENDREN MEMORIAL" PRESENTED BY FK ROD ENDS; CHARLIER EARNS $4000 AT PITTSBURGH & IS THE 11TH DIFFERENT SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR WINNER IN 16 RACES; CHUCK MEDVED CAPTURES 1ST CAREER WIN IN $600 "ONE TO REMEMBER" PRESENTED BY PACE

By Mike Leone October 5-7, 2018

(Imperial, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series presented by Pace Performance was part of the 30th annual "Pittsburgher" weekend once again joining up with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Forty-three teams participated in the sixth annual Northeast version of the "Bill Hendren Memorial", which took place at Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway for the third straight year as rain on Saturday forced the event to be spread over three days. It was a record event payoff thanks to presenting sponsor FK Rod Ends and other donors raised by the Hendren Family with Daryl Charlier taking home the lion's share of the purse with his victory on Sunday evening. Pace Performance presented the "One to Remember" as Chuck Medved captured his first career win on Friday night, while Matt Dobnak closed out the weekend winning the Non-Qualifier.

Daryl Charlier passed Kentucky invader Grant Garrison on lap 20, and while a tremendous battle took place behind him from positions two through five, Charlier drove off to a convincing 40-lap victory for the second straight year in the "Bill Hendren Memorial" presented by FK Rod Ends. One year after winning his first career Sweeney Tour victory, Charlier became the event's first repeat winner of the Northeast version and took home $4,000 for his biggest career win. Charlier became the 11th different winner in 16 Tour events this season!

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MAX BLAIR SWEEPS THE NIGHT & WEEKEND AT MCKEAN WINNING HIS 3RD SWEENEY LATE MODEL TOUR EVENT OF 2018 OVER THE 38-CAR FIELD

By Mike Leone September 29, 2018

(East Smethport, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series presented by Pace Performance participated in the Fall Invitational wrapping up the 2018 season at McKean County Family Raceway- the first ever the promotional efforts by the Bigley Family. After a rainout in August, the Sweeney Late Model Tour made their first visit of the season with a strong 38-car field for race #15 of the season as Max Blair picked up the win; meanwhile the new RUSH Sprint Cars were a late addition to the show in their 22nd Bonnell's Rod Shop Weekly Series event of 2018 with Chad Ruhlman winning.

Making his first Sweeney Tour start since June 10, Max Blair went unchallenged leading all 25 laps of the RUSH Late Model feature. Blair became the Tour's first three-time winner of the season despite only competing in six of the 15 events. Blair started off the night setting fast time in $100 FK Rod Ends "Shock the Clock" Qualifying, won his $25 FK Rod Ends heat race, the dash, and the $1,500 feature. Blair also won Friday night's $1,000 Sweeney Weekly Series feature, and captured both ULMS Super Late Model events for the weekend bringing his weekend total to more than $9,100!

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JASON GENCO SWEEPS $4,500 "TOPLESS NATIONALS" FOR SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODELS AT GENESEE; CAREER 1ST RUSH WINS FOR SCOTT GUNN IN LM & BILLY DEMING IN PRO MODS; WARD SCHELL ENDS 5-YR WINLESS DROUGHT WITH SEASON ENDING BRADFORD WIN

By Jim Zufall & Mike Leone September 19, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...As the racing for the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance family of speedways begins to draw to a close, point titles and special shows are the order of the day. While standout racers Jason Genco and Chad Ruhlman both had a big weekend upping their season win totals, while others ended winless droughts with their first career RUSH wins.

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BRIAN KNOWLES, JUSTIN LAMB & TANNER KERR WIN 1ST SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL RACES OF 2018; ROCKY KUGEL WINS RICHEST RUSH SPORTSMAN MOD RACE IN $1300 "BETSY KRIEGISCH MEMORIAL" AT PITTSBURGH; ANGIE KIMBERLY & LAUREN BUTLER GIVES FEMALE RACERS 1-2 STOCK FINISH AT JENNERSTOWN

By Jim Zufall & Mike Leone September 6, 2018

(Pulaski, PA)...Crowning champions and late season specials were the order of the day as the calendar turned to September this past weekend for the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance family of speedways for the various divisions of cars.

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