Mill Hall, PA – Following the second consecutive rain out this month, the Clinton County Speedway will prepare for a two-day race weekend featuring the RaceSaver Sprint Cars.
A five-division racing program will be held on Friday, June 30th. The IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars sanctioned by the Laurel Highlands Sprint Car Series will compete in the 2nd annual Founders’ Cup Race. The event honors Clinton County Speedway founders and promoters, Del Shank of Mifflintown and Tedd Reitz of Middleburg. The speedway is celebrating its 35th season of operation since they began weekly racing at the 1/3 mile oval. In addition to the sprint cars, the pro stocks, 270 micro sprints, 600 wingless micro sprints and the four cylinders will be part of the program. Gates will open at 5PM, Hot laps begin at 7PM and racing begins at 7:30. The winner of the Founder’s cup will be a guaranteed started for Saturday’s program. Ryan Kissinger of Bloomsburg is the defending Founder’s Cup champion.
On Saturday, July 1st, the RaceSaver sprint cars will headline the program with a $1,000 to win, $400 to start show presented by NAPA Toner Auto Parts of Mill Hall and Jersey Shore. Time trials will be utilized to determine the heat race line ups. Drivers located throughout Pennsylvania and surrounding states have indicated their intentions to come in for the race weekend. Johnny Scarborough who may be making the longest tow to the speedway has indicated his plans to tow from Vermont to compete this weekend. The Pro Stocks, 270 Micros and 4 Cylinders will complement the program as well as fireworks display to start the Fourth of July celebration.
This is the fourth year for the Nittany 40. Past winners include Austin Reed (2022), Derek Hauck (2021), Dale Schweikart (2020)
The Clinton County Speedway is celebrating its 35th anniversary season with several hallmark events. This weekend’s festivities provide the RaceSaver Sprints one of their largest events in the state. July 14th will be a $4,000 to win show for the 410 Sprint cars. Tuesday, July 18th will be the first ever Hyper 600 Wingless Speedweek at Clinton County. July 21st will be the return of the URC Sprint Cars. August 12th will have the 410s back for the running of the Phil Walter Classic paying $6,300 to the winner. On September 15th Kenny Schrader will be competing at Clinton County with the IMCA Modifieds.
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