Action Track Preview- Stretch Run to the Titles Begins Friday Night

 

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Sarver, PA (August 1, 2019) The final month of the Fab4 season kicks off on Friday night as the stage is set for the chase for the championships to commence. The Peoples Gas DIRTcar Sprints, Precise Racing Products DIRTcar Late Models, Diehl Automotive DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds and Millerstown Pic-A-Part DIRTcar/RUSH Pro Stocks all have titles up for grabs heading into the final four weeks, and the drivers in contention now have little to no margin for error if they are to stay in the running on the final night of racing.

Friday night will also feature a special treat for fans in attendance as it will be our annual Big Rig Night presented by TransWorld Trucking Centers. There will be a wide variety of rigs for those in attendance to feast their eyes on before and during the racing action.

Flick, Sodeman and Bowser Lead Sprints Into Chase

It’s been tight pack at the front of the standings in the Peoples Gas DIRTcar Sprints as the season has progressed and the trio of AJ Flick, Jack Sodeman Jr. and Carl Bowser have been in the mix for the title seemingly all year long.  Flick and Sodeman find themselves separate by 16 points coming into Friday night with Bowser just six points behind Sodeman.

Current Standings- Top 5

  1. AJ Flick- 269
  2. Jack Sodeman Jr.- 253
  3. Carl Bowser- 247
  4. Sye Lynch- 197
  5. Jimmy Morris- 194

Schaltenbrand Carries Healthy Margin Into Final Stretch

Ken Schaltenbrand has been consistent all season long and that has been a key to his success in the Precise Racing Products Late Models this season. The veteran wheel man has found the podium five times this season including a feature win on May 31. Behind him, Jared Miley finds himself 28 points back which is not insurmountable whatsoever. Schaltenbrand will have to keep up the pressure with more strong performances to keep Miley behind him if he hopes to collect his first career track championship. Behind them, the trio of Kelvin Kohan, Mike Miller and Tyler Dietz find themselves separated by three points as they make a run at the third spot overall.

Current Standings- Top 5

  1. Ken Schaltenbrand- 253
  2. Jared Miley- 225
  3. Kelvin Kohan- 196
  4. Mike Miller- 195
  5. Tyler Dietz- 193

Four Way Battle In Modifieds May Go To Final Set of Turns

Brian Swartzlander and a pair of Kings as in Rex King Jr and Sr have been fast and consistent all season long for the most part, and are currently locked in a tight battle for supremacy in the Diehl Automotive DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds. And just behind them, Garrett Krummert is easily within striking distance. Swartzlander currently has a 13 point advantage over Rex King Jr. and 15 points over the elder statesman while Krummert finds himself 22 points behind the leader.  If Swartzlander can hold on, it would be his 8th track title in the Modifieds over his Hall of Fame career.

Current Standings- Top 5

  1. Brian Swartzlander – 288
  2. Rex King Jr.- 275
  3. Rex King Sr.- 273
  4. Garrett Krummert- 266
  5. Dave Murdick- 257

Pro Stocks Give Fans Reasons to Stay as Tight Battle Wages On

In the Millerstown Pic-A-Part Pro Stocks, Corey McPherson holds a seven point advantage over Tyler Dietz and a 14 point lead over third running Joey Zambotti. Ryan Moyer also finds himself in the title mix just 22 points behind the leader heading into Friday night. The races have once again been phenomenal and have provided thrilling finishes week in and week out, providing for a tight points battle that could very well go to the final set of turns. 

Current Standings- Top 5

  1. Corey McPherson- 289
  2. Tyler Dietz- 282
  3. Joey Zambotti- 275
  4. Ryan Moyer- 267
  5. Mike Bordt- 209

The Lernerville Kids Club will be in action once again this Friday night with candy necklace making as the weekly activity. The children will also lead the crowd in the reciting of our pledge of allegiance,  and it will also be the last chance for children to earn an entry for our August 9th bike raffles.

Pits will open at 4 pm followed by grandstands at 5 pm and racing starting at 7:30 pm. Adult general admission is $15, $12 for seniors, $10 for students ages 11-17 and children 10 and under are free!

 

 

 

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