By Mike Leone                       


January 3, 2013                      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


(Pulaski, PA)…The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series will be a featured part of the new “Race Report” powered by Crate Racin’ USA beginning on January 22 at 7 p.m. EST.  The show will launch on Blogtalkradio.com and be hosted by NeSmith Dirt Late Model Media Director Webb Dillard.  Listeners will be able to go to rushracingseries.com for the link and archives will be available.


Besides the new Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series being directed by Vicki Emig and Mike Leone, the show will highlight all of the series that fall under the Mike Vaughn-promoted Crate Racin’ USA banner including the NeSmith Touring Series, NeSmith Weekly Series, The CT525 Series, and NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Series.  The show will have guests from all the Series' winners, sponsors, track owners and even fans are able to participate during the live show.


“We are really looking forward to being part of this show,” stated Emig.  “Webb does a great job with all his media involvement in the south and we’re glad with our alignment under the Crate Racin’ USA banner we can be a strong part of these broadcasts.  This venue will be a perfect place to spotlight many of the RUSH weekly racers and sanctioned speedway promoters.”


Originally from Indianapolis, Dillard now resides in Rainbow City, Alabama.  His racing roots trace back to 1923 with his family’s involvement as competitors and race officials; in fact, he’s had family members involved at Indianapolis Motor Speedway at some capacity every year since 1923!  Dillard recently finished up his first season as Media Director for the NeSmith Dirt Late Model Series.  He’s been a freelance videographer covering some of the biggest Late Model events in the country since 2009 with Dirtondirt.com.  He also hosts a national radio show “In the Dirt” on Monday nights on Blogtalkradio.com, which attracted 17,000 listeners during November.  Just recently nationally-known motorsports television personality, Dave Despain, made an appearance on the show.


With 2013 now upon us, it won’t be long until the kickoff of the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series including the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC $25,000 “Weekly Series Championship”, $10,000 “Summer Chase”, and $30,000 “Touring Series” as well as the $3,000 “Futures Cup”. 


Currently, “The Rock” - Allegany County Speedway, Allegheny Mountain Raceway, Bradford Speedway, McKean County Raceway, Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex, Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway, and Sharon Speedway are on board for weekly action, while the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC “Touring Series” will feature over 20 premier events. 


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