|Date: 6/20/2010 10:31:20 PM|
Rain halts Shawn McGarvey Showdown at Thunder Valley for UFo Race Championship!
Next Race July 3 at Tyler County!
Central City, PA (June 19) With the fourth and final qualifying heat race on the
track, rain showers arrived which forced the cancelation of the inaugural UFo Race
Championship event at Thunder Valley Raceway. A strong field of 31 UFo Super Late
Models has assembled at the wide 1/2 mile for the "Shawn McGarvey Showdown."
Officials will meet about rescheduling the "Shawn McGarvey Showdown" at TVR and
an announcement will be upcoming shortly. Per UFo Race Procedures, all drivers in
attendance will receive 70 attendance points.
John Mollick and Chad McClellan remain tied for the lead in the UFo Race Championship
point standings, as the Series champion will tentatively earn $5,000. Keith Barbara
is third, over Tommy Beck, and Danny Mitchell. Jim Kutas is sixth, with Doug Horton,
Jared Miley, Gary Dalton, and Tony Musolino completing the top ten.
The next UFo Race Championship event is scheduled for Saturday July 3 at the Tyler
County Speedway. The "Earl Hill Championship" will pay $5,000 to the winner of the
Area 51-lap UFo Super Late Model feature.
The UFo Race Championship is an event marketing alliance among supertracks in the
Pennova region (Western PA-Northern WV-Northeastern OH). Participating speedways
present their own championship Super Late Model events under the UFo banner throughout
the season using common tech and procedure rules with a year-end, group funded,
point bonus for the top finishing drivers on the tour. Eligible tracks are within
the 3 hour travel distance of the central point of Washington, PA.
The UFo Race Championship Tour is proudly sponsored by Lias Tire/American Racer
of Indiana, PA, Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic with distributors in Saxonburg, PA, Roaring
Springs PA and Finksburg, MD and Townsend Gas and Oil of Homer City, PA. 100% of
their points fund sponsorship will be given to the top point standing drivers in
prize money and awards. More information on these sponsors may be found at http://www.hoosiermidatlantic.com
and http://www.townsendgasoil.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103497985662&s=2834&e=001EWKAM7AgsiTtDGgFZHj1eWdt-NnB8l4iS2tR8kVED4uq16S4G6rgF0M5KiGMQoLOcJHHfAOS9cLWz9YSHqlHgzVHMOGBkucB4DuAAYbo8jg3tmcK06iYIeUOewZY0NQP].
2010 Contingency awards are provided by Bernheisel Race Components and Lazer Chassis.
Information on their products may be found at http://www.bernheiselracecars.com
Complete information on the UFo Race Championship may be found at http://www.uforacechampionship.com
Dog Hollow Speedway is located east of Indiana, PA off US 422 on PA 403 at Strongstown.
The track phone is 814-948-6812 and promoter phone is 814-948-4252. The track website
is http://www.dog-hollow.net [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103497985662&s=2834&e=001EWKAM7AgsiSkVBGwxlOrYeqTgp2rDv8d0tUHG-ZDm5MDmIiezNV4Qt-6ZppRlD2jiMlj4Io6vnufNdPVkeuVbM2pWNetHsQsorcEZ6xoyytzjpqSoDcPTg==].
Mercer Raceway Park is located just north of Mercer, PA off US 19 on Fairground
Road. The track website is http://www.mercerracewaypark.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103497985662&s=2834&e=001EWKAM7AgsiRC-4jiXOBacJ8c8VusHXj5PHmXcW0n1avo7WCuVskTxr7rzlFqtYV1LhKcel4a2xf-e8hUItGlBGzyeY8KjpdboankrovJ-vhcGLWxRZmlZTY_TvBXYN_j],
race day phone 724-662-1310 and office phone 724-964-9300. Pittsburgh's PA Motor
Speedway is located just west of Pittsburgh off US 22/30 at Imperial, PA off the
Noblestown exit. The track website is http://www.ppms.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103497985662&s=2834&e=001EWKAM7AgsiRA9oKr8CgFz4RyjycXiu_7mTqm-rGfrgouS1S8GXE-IbaREJSWDx5ewG-a2auOyZs2s2OjMShDisanu5LXkPaRDasmCIBHjwo=],
office phone 412-279-7223 and race day phone 724-695-3363 or 724-695-0393.
Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex is located east of Farmington, PA off US 40. Website
information may be obtained at http://www.roaringknob.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103497985662&s=2834&e=001EWKAM7AgsiTChaqbB47p-7KF4dbPYB8Srsaq4cqkYDO_bJuwjCdAKfMh9W1aqmfsHKxpLa0F6TNndZZaI-mFX1A_FY0fxsC5kaj3USv4SMToIe4DNwl7Qg==],
with office phone for Oval Track Promotions of 410-857-3821 and race day phone 724-329-0306.
Thunder Valley Raceway is located off PA 160 and US 30 at Central City, PA on Shade
Church Road. The track website is http://www..thundervalleyraceway.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103497985662&s=2834&e=001EWKAM7AgsiR5qvVX2z7jirAgJ1YYp8UWhhyxvq7vb2ZoZimA9ntM077cPtNiHAR3Brm-JePBKxoYXBGf2a4xph-KSlMZklJsIba1jeLI_nmksa-wbB2N5iiexmZOmkE0],
race day phone 814-754-8090 and office phone 301-733-3688.
Tyler County Speedway is located south of Middlebourne, WV on SR 18 at the Tyler
County Fairgrounds. Tyler County Speedway is located south of Middlebourne, WV
on SR 18 at the Tyler County Fairgrounds. The track website is http://www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com
with race day phone 304-758-2660 and phones for Circle Track Management Group of
304-483-2536, 304-758-4426, 304-758-5186 and 304-904-0021. West Virginia Motor
Speedway is located off exit 170 of I-77 at Mineral Wells, WV. The track website
is http://www.wvspeedway.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103497985662&s=2834&e=001EWKAM7AgsiSCjj-W0GaAq22_cMBFsAPBjVZzkc1y1lmd-z4jMwLn7SriQIl6Ifqbr7za7F4P_zEWv8bqCdIz_M9uTl6L87JMFDdv-GJY9Q1EnM8c16Q1Rw==].
BDS Racing Promotions/Mountain State Motorsports may be contacted at 304-639-5718,
304-771-5661 or 304-771-3488 with speedway office phone of 304-758-2934.
2010 UFo Race Championship Schedule
Subject to additions and modifications
RACEceviers required at PPMS, Roaring Knob,Lernerville, WVMS, Tyler Co and Dog Hollow.
Transponders Required at Lernerville and PPMS. Rentals available at the tracks.
Saturday, March 27 / Mercer Raceway Park / Chiller Thriller / 41 laps / $2,500 won
by Mike Knight
Saturday, April 17 / Tyler County Speedway / Topless 51 / 51 laps / $5,000 won by
Paul Wilmoth, Jr
Saturday, May 15 / Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway / F-2 Shockwave / 2-22 laps /
$3,000 total won by Mark Banal and John Mollick
Saturday, June 12 / Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex / Laurel Highlander / 38 laps
/ $2,500 won by Mel Minnick.
Saturday, June 19 / Thunder Valley Raceway / Shawn McGarvey Showdown / 38P laps
/ $2,508P canceled by rain.
Saturday, July 3 / Tyler County Speedway / Earl Hill Championship / 51 laps / $5,000
Sunday, July 11 / Dog Hollow Speedway / Revolution 2010 / 44 laps/ $5,000
Saturday, July 17 / Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex / Supernational Road / 40 laps
Saturday, July 24 / Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway / PENNational / 2-22 laps / $3,000
Sunday, August 1 / West Virginia Motor Speedway / Crown Jewel Qualifiers / 2-22
laps / $5,000 total
Saturday, August 28 / Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway / Red Miley Rumble / 41 laps
/ $3,053 total
Friday, September 3 / Tyler County Speedway / The Black Diamond-WV State Championship
/ 51 laps / $10,000
Saturday, September 4 / off for The Black Diamond 125 at Tyler County Speedway -
Sunday, September 5 / off for the Hillbilly 100 at West Virginia Motor Speedway
Saturday September 11 / Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex/ King of the Knob / 51
laps / $5,000
Thursday, Friday, Saturday September 16-17-18 / Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway /
Thursday, Friday, Saturday October 7-8-9 / The Ultimate / Roaring Knob / TBA laps
UFo Race Championship race results for Saturday, June 19, 2010, Thunder Valley Raceway,
Central City, PA
Car Count - 31.
Heat 1 finish - 1, 18, John Britsky, Indiana, PA. 2, 43A, Jason Covert, York Haven,
PA. 3, 15E, Steve Everhart, Canoe Creek, PA. 4, 5, Chuck Clise, Frostburg, MD. 5,
17G, Doug Glessner, Boswell, PA. 6, 17J, Wayne Johnson, Hancock, MD. 7, 18D, Danny
Mitchell, Clarksburg, WV. 8, 0, Brandon Delano, Stoystown, PA.
Heat 2 finish - 1, 70J, D.J. Myers, Greencastle, PA. 2, 17B, Keith Barbara, South
Park, PA. 3, 16, Dan Lee, Windber, PA. 4, 4J, John Mollick, Toronto, OH. 5, 43,
Tom Decker, Jr., Bellwood, PA. 6, 12G, Sam Gindlesperger, Johnstown, PA. 7, 91,
Tommy Beck, Murrysville, PA. 8, 14, Terry Rayko, Atwood, PA.
Heat 3 finish - 1, 119, Chad McClellan, Stoystown, PA. 2, 1M, Jeremy Miller, Gettysburg,
PA. 3, 79, Michael Altobelli, Jr., Saxton, PA. 4, 39, Greg Fetters, Bedford, PA.
5, 6, Allen Lemin, James Creek,PA. 6, S1, Jim Kutas, Elizabeth, PA. 7, CR9, Chris
Rhodes, Windber, PA. 8, no7, Jason DuPont, Cyclone, PA.
Heat 4 starting lineup, event was canceled with one lap completed - 1, 65, Jeff
Compton, Jeanette, PA. 2, 83R, Scott Rhodes, Somerset, PA. 3, 77, Randy Burkholder,
Chambersburg, PA. 4, 32, Dale Claycomb, Claysburg, PA. 5, 02, Tim Burkholder, Shippensburg,
PA. 6, 5*, Derek Byler, Alexandria, PA. 7, 20, Shawn Claar, Claysburg, PA.
Updated UFo Race Championship point standings:
1 tie, 413.5, 4J, John Mollick, Toronto, OH; and 119, Chad McClellan, Stoystown,
3, 383, 17, Keith Barbara, South Park, PA.
4, 326.5, 91, Tommy Beck, Murrysville, PA.
5, 308, 18D, Danny Mitchell, Clarksburg, WV.
6, 243, S1, Jim Kutas, Elizabeth, PA.
7, 184, 46, Doug Horton, Bruceton Mills, WV.
8, 174, H1, Jared Miley, South Park, PA.
9, 172, 14, Gary Dalton, Morgantown, WV.
10, 168.5, 21, Tony Musolino, Scott Twp., PA.
11, 165, 56, Denton Boyer, Punxsutawney, PA.
12, 164, 03, Doug Eck, Corry, PA.
13, 160, 22, Greg Oakes, Franklinville, NY.
14, 159, 48, John Flinner, Zelienople, PA.
15, 158, J4, John Garvin, Sarver, PA.
16, 156.5, 16*, Dereck Frank, Jamestown, NY.
17, 156, no7, Jason DuPont, Cyclone, PA.
18, 154, 17L, Dennis Lunger, Albion, PA.
19, 153, 43, Tom Decker, Jr., Bellwood, PA.
20 tie, 149, 1J, Dave Murdick, Slippery Rock, PA; and 9, L.C. Powers, Mt. Morris,
22, 148, 70J, D.J. Myers, Greencastle, PA.
23, 140, 38, Jim Stephans, Baldwin, PA.
24, 100, B1, Paul Wilmoth, Clarksburg, WV; M1, Mel Minnick, Uniontown, PA; and 9K,
Mike Knight, Ripley, NY.
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