Firecracker 100 Now One Huge Day
Thursday and Friday Preliminary Events Merged to Form Saturday Afternoon Showcase
Sarver, PA (June 22,2017) Persistent rain hitting the area throughout the day has forced Friday’s Firecracker 100 program to be cancelled. Thursday’s postponement and Friday’s cancellation sets the stage for a jam-packed Saturday at Lernerville Speedway featuring a doubleheader with Thursday’s preliminary event in the afternoon and the 100-lap finale later that night.
Pit gates will open at 10 a.m., the grandstands will open at noon, and cars will hit the track at 1 p.m. ET for the preliminary program. Fans with pit pass access for Thursday’s or Friday's show may use their passes for Saturday’s first event. Thursday’s and Friday’s tickets will be honored for Saturday’s afternoon show. At the conclusion of Saturday afternoon's preliminary show, the grandstands as well as the pits will be cleared and prepared for the regularly-scheduled $30,000-to-win Firecracker 100 finale on Saturday night. The gates for the Firecracker 100 main event will reopen 45-minutes after the conclusion of the afternoon preliminary event.
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Quick Results 6.16.17
Reigning Champions Hold Serve on Mid Season Championship Night
Sarver, PA (June 16, 2017) Mother nature was a race fan as thunderstorms in the area spared Lernerville Speedway on Friday night. And when racing commenced, it was 2016 all over again as all four defending regular season champions from made a stop in Terry Bowser Excavating Victory Lane.
In the Diehl Auto DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, Mat Williamson withstood a mid race challenge from Rex King Jr. en route to his fifth feature win in six attempts while Jack Sodeman Jr. started out front and never looked back in the Peoples Natural Gas Sprints, leading from start to finish to guarantee himself a spot in the Don Martin Silver Cup.
Russ King managed to stay ahead of Alex Ferree and Michael Norris to punch his ticket to next week's Firecracker 100 in the Precise Racing DIRTcar Late Models, and in the Millerstown Pic-A-Part DIRTcar/RUSH Pro Stocks, Corey McPherson made it look easy once again, collecting his fourth victory in six tries, holding off a hard charging Aaron Easler in the process.
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