Thursday, June 21, 2012
Summer Months Mean Even More Action at Mountain Speedway
by Gene Ostrowski
ST. JOHNS, Pa. -- With summer right around the corner, the staff at Mountain Speedway is ready and set to make a go at the exciting action that?s coming up over the next few months at the historic 1/3-mile asphalt oval.
Starting off a double header weekend on Saturday, June 23, fans will be able to get up and close with the stars of the speedway with annual Autograph and Camera night for the Sport Modified, Late Model, Factory Stock, INEX Legends and Bandolero drivers. Kids Big Wheel Races are also scheduled for intermission, so be sure to bring a big wheel for your child to be part of the action.
Sunday, June 24 will feature the mighty Modifieds, Street Stocks, Four Cylinders, INEX Legends and INEX Bandoleros and then a spectacular firework display is slated for Saturday, June 30, along with the Modifieds, Street Stocks, Four Cylinders, INEX Legends and INEX Bandoleros.
Heading into the month of July, a 50-lap Cone race is scheduled for the Sport Modifieds on July 7 and then the second Autograph and Camera Night is planned for the Modifieds, Street Stocks, Four Cylinders and 4C Modifieds on July 14.
A 50-lap Late Model and 30-lap Factory Stock race will showcase the action on Saturday, July 21 and a 75-lap Cone style Modified feature will close out the action of the month of July on Saturday, July 28.
A 75-lap Sport Modified cone race will take place on Saturday, August 4, followed by a 40-lap Street Stock feature on Saturday, August 11.
As the racing season will turn the halfway mark in the season, many of these extended lap events will feature double points to the drivers, which may be crucial in the championship chase for all divisions.
Mountain Speedway is just minutes from Hazleton, Pa, located on St. John?s Road, between Routes 93 and 309. Grandstand admission for all regular events is just $12 for ages 11 and older. Children 10 years of age and younger are admitted for free.
Please visit www.mountainspeedway.com for the entire 2012 schedule, point standings and up to date news and information.