|Date: 6/21/2010 11:52:44 PM|
UFo Blasts through July with over $70,000 of Payoffs!
(MARS PA) - The UFo Race Championship will go full throttle through the month of
July with 4 events at 4 different supertracks. Over $70,000 of prize money will
be available to area Super Late Model teams at these races.
The tour will kick of the month at the Tyler County Speedway on Saturday, July 3.
The annual UFo "Earl Hill WV Championship" will pay $5,000 to the winner of the
Area 51-lap Super Late Model feature event.
This will be the 3rd year that the "Earl Hill Championship" will run under the UFo
Banner. Tim Dohm of Cross Lanes, WV won the 2008 edition, while his son Zack Dohm
carried home the checkers for the event in 2009. Paul Wilmoth, Jr of Clarksburg,
WV won the UFo "Topless 51" in April at TylerCounty.
The track's FASTRAK Semi-Lates, AMRA E-mods, TSMA Hot Mods, Pure Stocks, Mod-Lites
and Junkyward Warriors will also be in competition at the UFo "Earl Hill Championship."
The junior age Mini-Wedge go-kart class will compete before race car warm-ups.
Gates are scheduled to open at 4:30 with warm-ups at 6:30 and racing at 7:00 PM.
The UFo "Earl Hill Championship" at TylerCounty will once again feature grandstand
discount ticket pricing. Ages 11 and over will be only $16 for the grandstands
with ages 10 and under free. Pit admission will be $35. The raindate for the
UFo "Earl Hill Championship" will be Sunday, July 4.
TylerCounty will be the site of the nation's newest crown jewel mega-event on Labor
Day weekend 2010. The Black Diamond weekend will feature over $220,000 in total
payoff including $10,000 to win for the UFo Super Late Models on Friday, September
3, then $50,000 total to win for the Super Late Models on Saturday, September 4.
The weekend will wrap up with a huge E-mod championship paying $10,000 to win on
Sunday, September 5. Bargain-price discount tickets are currently on sale, and
discount entry fees are currently being offered for the Super Late Models and E-mods.
Complete event information may be found at the track website http://www.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com.
The next event on the UFo schedule has been highly anticipated all season long.
The UFo Super Late Models will make their 1st ever appearance at the Dog Hollow
Speedway at Strongstown, PA for "Revolution 2010" on Sunday night, July 11. The
44-lap UFo Super Late Model championship will pay $5,000 to win. The Sunday night
date promises to provide an excellent field of Super Late Model drivers from the
Dog Hollow will also being paying the Street Stocks $1,000 to win and the Sidewinder
front-wheel driver 4-cylinders $500 at UFo "Revolution 2010." Pit gates are scheduled
to open at 2:30 with grandstand gates at 3:30 and warm-ups at 6:00 PM. Racing will
follow warm-ups. Adult grandstand admission is $20, Junior 12-15 $10 and Children
11 & under free. Pits admission is $35. The rain date for UFo "Revolution 2010"
is Sunday, July 18.
The following weekend, the UFo Race Championship will once again invade the Roaring
Knob Motorsports Complex for "Supernational Road." The winner of the 40 lap UFo
Super Late Model championship will receive $3,000.
Mel Minnick Jr of Uniontown, PA captured his 1st-ever UFo win in June at Roaring
Knob in a thrilling race on a perfect racing surface. DJ Myers of Greencastle,
PA, John Mollick of Toronto, OH and Jeremy Miller of Gettysburg, PA are all winners
of previous UFo events at Roaring Knob.
The track will feature its FASTRAK Semi-Lates, E-mods, Street Stocks and Chargers
as part of the "Supernational Road." Pit gates are scheduled to open at 4:30, grandstand
gates at 5:00, warm-ups at 6:15 and racing at 7:00. Pricing will be announced in
the upcoming weeks. The initial raindate for the "Supernational Road" is Sunday,
July 18 pending the completion of the Dog Hollow event.
The 4th July event will take place at Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway on Saturday
night, July 24. The PENNational will pay the UFo Super Late Models $3,000 to win
utilizing the thrilling twin 22-lap UFo feature format. The monster half-mile at
Pittsburgh has produce an amazing amount of passing 3 and 4 wide racing and winners
from deep in the field.
Mark Banal of St. Clairsville, OH and John Mollick split the wins at the UFo F-2
Shockwave at PPMS in May. Other UFo winners at PPMS include Bart Hartman of Zanesville,
OH, who scored a win from 20th on the starting grid, Jared Miley of South Park,
PA from13th, Davey Johnson of Greensburg, PA from 15th, and Al Atallah of Bridgeville,
PA from 12th. Steve Baker won 3 out of 4 UFo feature events at PPMS in 2008 including
the renowned "Pittsburgher."
Pit gates will open at 5:00 PM with warm-ups and 6:00 and racing at 7:00 PM. Pricing
will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
The race to the UFo Championship is currently a tie between John Mollick of Toronto,
OH and Chad McClellan of Stoystown, OH. Keith Barbara of South Park, PA continues
to be a contender for the championship in 3rd. Tommy Beck of Jeanette, PA and Danny
Mitchell of Clarksburg, WV round out the top 5.
The "Shawn McGarvey Showdown" UFo event that was halted by rain on Saturday June
19 at Thunder Valley Raceway will be rescheduled in the upcoming weeks. Fans and
race teams are reminded that their tickets will be good for this event or any other
TVR event during the season. An excellent field of 31 UFo Super Late Models signed
in, but thunderstorms hit the track at the start of the 4th heat race.
The payoff for the UFo Super Late Models for the "Earl Hill WV Championship" Area-51
lap feature at Tyler County will be 1st-$5,000 2nd-$2,000 3rd-$1,400 4th-$1,200
5th-$1,000 6th-$800 7th-$700 8th-$600 9th-$550 10th-$500 11th-$475 12th-$450
13th-$440 14th-$425 15th-$400 16th-$390 17th-$375 18th-$375 19th-$375 20th-$375
The payoff for the UFo Super Late Models for "Revolution 2010" 44 lap feature at
Dog Hollow will be 1st-$5,000 2nd-$2,000 3rd-$1,400 4th-$1,200 5th-$1,000 6th-$800
7th-$700 8th-$600 9th-$550 10th-$500 11th-$475 12th-$450 13th-$440 14th-$425
15th-$400 16th-$390 17th-$375 18th-$375 19th-$375 20th-$375 21st-$350 22nd-$350
The payoff for the UFo Super Late Models for "Supernational Road" 40 lap feature
at Roaring Knob will be 1st-$3,000 2nd-$1,400 3rd-$1,000 4th-$800 5th-$700
6th-$600 7th-$525 8th-$475 9th-$425 10th-$400 11th-$375 12th-$350 13th-$340
14th-$325 15th-$300 16th-$290 17th-$275 18th-$275 19th-$275 20th-$275 21st-$250
22nd-$250 23rd-$250 24th-$250.
The total payoff for the "PENNational" twin 22 lap features at PPMS will be (each
feature will pay half the listed amount) 1st-$3,000 2nd-$1,400 3rd-$1,000 4th-$800
5th-$700 6th-$600 7th-$550 8th-$500 9th-$480 10th-$450 11th-$420 12th-$400
13th-$380 14th-$350 15th-$320 16th-$300 17th-$280 18th-$280 19th-$280 20th-$280
21st-$250 22nd-$250 23rd-$250 24th-$250 .
$100 will be paid to dnq cars starting a heat race at each event. The events have
no car entry fee for the UFo Super Late Models, and UFo does not have an annual
driver membership fee. All events except TylerCounty will feature 24 car starting
grids. TylerCounty will utilize a 22 car starting grid due to the track size. All
events will include 1 UFo and 1 track provisional. TylerCounty, Dog Hollow, Roaring
Knob and PPMS used RACEceiver 1-way communication. PPMS uses transponder scoring.
Rentals are available at the tracks.
These events will be run under the UFo open brand 11" tire rule, with no minimum
compound specifications. At TylerCounty, Roaring Knob and PPMS, GM 602 and 604
crate motors are required to compete in the tracks' FASTRAK Semi-Late division that
night. At Dog Hollow, those motors will be allowed the same weight and spoiler
as the GM 525 motor since Dog Hollow will not be running the FASTRAK Semi-Lates
on July 11.
The UFo Race Championship is an event marketing alliance among supertracks in the
Pennova region (Western PA-Northern WV-Northeastern OH). Participating speedways
presents 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 at 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 hoosiermidatlantic.com
and townsendgasoil.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103501129448&s=2834&e=001GrTsVpHFj4rWEsMUu-Bd7QRQzySL5BkoxeQDVmWIngZmpPCsxzRO-2-b8rPR-DxwVmfVXRnEJ8OWDqGyGCI-iTovpRie_jxB4nArIBBUSYTDeX7jTe3rMQ==].
2010 Contingency awards are provided by Bernheisel Race Components and Lazer Chassis.
Information on their products may be found at bernheiselracecars.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103501129448&s=2834&e=001GrTsVpHFj4rlmq5F0LAFjFEi9eX0zy3JVPzFUhou3fJTS5BmYkYcdnQpv7E2MSixBDjA3B9XHCZdb01enfsAI2A_q_3aeyUXvUHIJ_Of3N_tXHze-gdlIuvlxDx0npEX].
Complete information on the UFo Race Championship may be found at 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 dog-hollow.net [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103501129448&s=2834&e=001GrTsVpHFj4plP2mKa3AZtBeNOQfymAwP4o_MizOiyrzVX5uHNNgqKyzedcbBgodAhBNzQprUzM9AR0qLDGHfiKLxlXuAcYrvRDFo1XKJ0rc3h4YBCFjw9g==].
Mercer Raceway Park is located just north of Mercer, PA off US 19 on Fairground
Road. The track website is mercerracewaypark.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103501129448&s=2834&e=001GrTsVpHFj4r-WakQYobSJ3NYMdWlIiso-fXgCa-DEUkFo4UYnihh9tvSlW5TKV-Mq-ZDjfRtG72kCD9-ksDPNhFrPgYH0LiRLQH3BImjQoVk5x77bXFsAejP5lxoQLzh],
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 ppms.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103501129448&s=2834&e=001GrTsVpHFj4r7PqphxFcJiTCFRl232NiwmEMpbfYRprUaouzk162PbWcIE8b6t_VgVbQPo10q1wVHxMov6dRklEZl7pCnAzBE_yVyNTa8neQ=],
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 roaringknob.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103501129448&s=2834&e=001GrTsVpHFj4q5v3ikxB1HfQ11rDs5gsgWA7B6b6xkFxKlJr1ej2cZPQKMyn6VdZl3M3UHc0GDcJpEUEsnb20PzF_YXQGayVqGHdG_KdzLB2thvCmHKyFArg==],
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 .thundervalleyraceway.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103501129448&s=2834&e=001GrTsVpHFj4qOZuSB-nfDRMkbdpl5cnvGAa8_kMnrV425bJqN9GXcN-Vs8M9CY5Ul8MyUiPWIEfbrI4AXdnFo6P6vBRULzV4bw5k-6il6iBtIngVQEnlUmBWN6--Lhm1Q],
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 tylercountyspeedwayonline.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103501129448&s=2834&e=001GrTsVpHFj4qEgImm8alVkcWSXbeA75IAAtjs4U8p37xmmPo3H9gCbkMSTJYNp0K-IGZJLkY9Q53_UMaDOF77b3bvIRgrilddRJDN5h6jTnE1niKRTcguFz7X90JWXTdjBhnOEbP4h5c=].
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 wvspeedway.com [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103501129448&s=2834&e=001GrTsVpHFj4p0cRqfwMNBm0ukkqa0SGewgwqodHF2S2U9MFnvGB_8LG7MsZf1no-HfBmI0HjXChos6COI24NXPo7XaUVYMlkApIjRD8P6QynR7xAsK1oFxA==].
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 PMS. Rentals available at the tracks.
Saturday, March 27 / MercerRacewayPark / 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 Jr
Saturday, June 19 / Thunder Valley Raceway / Shawn McGarvey Showdown / 38P laps
/ $2,508P to be rescheduled
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
Updated Point Standings as of the Shawn McGarvey Showdown at TVR, June 19, 2010
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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