Hamlin Speedway Cancels Tonight Racing Program

Date: 9/8/2012 1:57:16 PM

HAMLIN SPEEDWAY NEWS
Hamlin, PA - Hamlin Speedway Cancels Tonights Racing Program
By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media
 
With the most updated weather forecasts predicting impending heavy thunderstorms throughout the Northeast, the Smith Family is forced to cancel out the entire racing program scheduled for this evening at the Hamlin Speedway. The event will not be re-scheduled in 2012.
 
The final attraction for the season at the Hamlin Speedway will be September 15th as the All Star Slingshots will headline the racing action in a fifty lap, $1,000.00 to win Tour event that will include the always unpredictable Pit Stop Challenge as part of the main event. Last season "The Rockaway Rocket" Danny Buccafusca led through the first portion of the event only to see "Chargin" Charlie Lawrence win the PSC portion and go on to race to victory. The "stars of tomorrow" Junior Slingshots will also take part in a National Tour event that currently shows second generation driving talent Brandon McGill with a ninety point advantage over Hamlin/Accord hot shoe Jared LaBagh. All divisions will take part in the finale at Hamlin as once again the speedway has enjoyed an incredible and spectacular season in 2012 as the racing has been over the top with each division putting it's best foot forward in regards to excitement and crowd pleasing performances. With car counts averaging 145 per week, the loyal base of racing fans has been treated to a well rounded show and the roster of driving stars is the visual proof the future of auto racing in the small car racing divisions is thriving. Despite the cancellation this evening, the speedway has completed seventeen successful shows and the management and staff are seeking to close out the season in a blaze of glory on Spetember 15th.
 
Racing Saturday evenings from April through September. The next event of the 2012 racing season will be the season finale in September 15th. Pit Gates open at the speedway at 1 PM; Drivers Meeting at 4:45; Hot Laps are at 5:00 and the racing begins at 6 PM sharp. Admission Prices for regular shows are: Adults $8.00; Senior Citizens $4.00 Children under 6 are Free; Pit Pass: $20.00 The "new" General Admission Bonus Pack is available for families: The plan consists of 4 General Admission Tickets + $20.00 in Food Vouchers for $40.00 (a savings of $12.00)
 
Once the season ends, the Hamlin Speedway Banquet and Awards presentations are set for November 17th at Benneco's Beef and Beer. Please follow the speedway website for all of the updates leading up to the banquet date.
 
For further updates and information regarding all of the news and additions to the Hamlin Speedway, logon to their well documented website at: http://www.hamlinspeedway.com or call the speedway hotline at: 570 420 5500. For video work or questions regarding the purchase of videos from the exciting on-track action at the Hamlin Speedway, contact videographer Barry Boyd at: http://www.boydracingvideos.com For photos of all of the great racing action contact Rick Schwindenhammer Racing Photos at: http://www.ricksracingphotos.zenfolio.com
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