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Greg Dobrosky captures “Mav classic” as leader Gomola hits lapped car out of turn 4 for the win; King Sr wins 19th big block modified main; Brian Schaffer takes FASTRAK mods; Will Aley wins 2nd mini stock main.

By Jim Balentine Mercer, Pa. Greg Dobrosky captures “Mav classic” as leader Gomola hits lapped car out of turn 4 for the win; King Sr wins 19th big block modified main; Brian Schaffer takes FASTRAK mods; Will Aley wins 2nd mini stock main. On a beautiful late summer Saturday night

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SODEMAN SIZZLES IN 1ST 410 WIN AT MERCER SINCE 2016 ENDING KEKICH STREAK; A PAIR OF KINGS TAKE VICTORIES REX KING JR (BIG BLOCK MODS) AND PHIL KING 1ST EVER IN MINI STOCKS; PRESTON COPE WINS 1ST EVER IN FASTRAK MODS; JAKE GOMOLA WINS 305 SPRINTS.

By Jim Balentine Mercer, Pa August 15, 2020 SODEMAN SIZZLES IN 1ST 410 WIN AT MERCER SINCE 2016 ENDING KEKICH STREAK; A PAIR OF KINGS TAKE VICTORIES REX KING JR (BIG BLOCK MODS) AND PHIL KING 1ST EVER IN MINI STOCKS; PRESTON COPE WINS 1ST EVER IN FASTRAK MODS; JAKE

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McGuire masters Mercer for 1st Pro stock win; Rudolph increases his 2020 win total in Big Block mods; Gomola wins emotional 305 sprint feature; Bale bags 1st career win in the Mod lites; Porterfield( Mini stocks); Gabany (FASTRAK Mods) also pick up wins

MERCER 7.25 FULL PRESS RELEASE WITH INTERVIEWS McGuire masters Mercer for 1st Pro stock win; Rudolph increases his 2020 win total in Big Block mods; Gomola wins emotional 305 sprint feature; Bale bags 1st career win in the Mod lites; Porterfield( Mini stocks); Gabany (FASTRAK Mods) also pick up wins

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MERCER LITTLE GUY NATIONALS NIGHT 2 OCT 5 2019

For immediate release MERCER LITTLE GUY NATIONALS NIGHT 2 OCT 5 2019 Mini Stock feature (12 laps) 17j Willie Aley, 311 Johnny Bruce Sr, 77 Pete Blaczak, 304 Dwayne Reddinger, 54 Tim Callahan , 40C Joe Campbell , 85j Joe Romanko, 55 Lane Reinwald, 10 Bill Fuchs, 0 Carl Ealy,

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MERCER LITTLE GUY NATIONALS NIGHT 1 OCT 4 2019

For immediate release MERCER LITTLE GUY NATIONALS NIGHT 1 OCT 4 2019 358 Modified feature (20 Laps) 47V Phil Vigneri, 66F Kyle Fink, 28 H Jimmy Holden, 44 Shannon Whaley, 10 Jeff Schaffer Sr., 60 Kyle Holden, 66M J.R. McGinley, 25B Steve Barr, 13 Rick Regalski, 711 Matt Reeher, 14

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Wins by King Sr. and Brian Schaffer Seal Modified Titles at Michaels Mercer Raceway; Dobrosky wins Race but Gomola Has the Title in Racesaver 305 Sprints; Rod Jones Scores but Vivian Jones Gets Her Mod Lite Crown; Bruce Takes Mini Stock Win but Campbell is Champion

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Wins by King Sr. and Brian Schaffer Seal Modified Titles at Michaels Mercer Raceway; Dobrosky wins Race but Gomola Has the Title in Racesaver 305 Sprints; Rod Jones Scores but Vivian Jones Gets Her Mod Lite Crown; Bruce Takes Mini Stock Win

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Justin Barger becomes 8th winner in 8 Patriot 360 Sprint features at Michaels Mercer Raceway! Vigneri wins 1st in Big Block Mods, Brian Schaffer wins 1st career in FASTRAK Modifieds, Shook and Vivian Jones repeat in Minis and Mod Lites.

For Immediate Release By Jim Balentine Jr and Paul Harkenrider (Patriot Sprints) Justin Barger becomes 8th winner in 8 Patriot 360 Sprint features at Michael’s Mercer Raceway! Vigneri wins 1st in Big Block Mods, Brian Schaffer wins 1st career in FASTRAK Modifieds, Shook and Vivian Jones repeat in Minis and

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Dobrosky Dominates Racesaver 305s at Michaels Mercer Raceway; Fredericks, Rod Jones, and Shook also Win on Opening Night of Barris Trucking Memorial Summer Nationals

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lou Long (412-760-9755) Dobrosky Dominates Racesaver 305s at Michaels Mercer Raceway; Fredericks, Rod Jones, and Shook also Win on Opening Night of Barris Trucking Memorial Summer Nationals (Mercer, PA July 12, 2019): Greg Dobrosky, of Kittanning, PA, jumped out to the early lead and went

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Tim Bish Wins “Ray’s Race” for Penn Ohio Pro Stocks; Sadler, Dobrosky, Vivian Jones, Shook, Johnson, and Darby also Succeed at Michael’s Mercer Raceway

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lou Long (412-760-9755) Tim Bish Wins “Ray’s Race” for Penn Ohio Pro Stocks; Sadler, Dobrosky, Vivian Jones, Shook, Johnson, and Darby also Succeed at Michael’s Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA June 22, 2091): Tim Bish won the Penn Ohio Pro Stock Championship Series race at Michaels

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Hurrelbrink Hustles to Victory in Mercer Summer Nationals Opener

(Mercer, PA July 13, 2108): William Hurrelbrink, the 2016 track champion in the Stock Car division at Mercer Raceway Park, showed that he still remembered the fast way around the tricky oval. Hurrelbrink snatched the lead from Rusty Wheeler, who encountered difficulties coming off turn two early in the race.

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Jimmy Holden Sweeps Little Guys Nationals

(Mercer, PA October 7, 2017): Jimmy Holden put a capper on an outstanding 2017 season at Mercer Raceway Park, tking both nights of the 18th Annual Little Guys Nationals. Holden’s last win in the finale for the season-ending extravaganza was in 2012. Also scoring victories were Rod Jones (Rock Concrete

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Jimmy Holden Scores on Night One of Little Guys Nationals

(Mercer, PA October 7, 2017): Jimmy Holden, the reigning Turn 4 Toilets 358 Modified champion at Mercer Raceway Park, added to his list of accomplishments, taking night one of the 18th Annual Little Guys Nationals. Other victors on this bountiful night of racing were Dustin Rull, Bonnell’s Rod Shops 305

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Sodeman wins Race and Championship

(Mercer, PA August 26, 2017): Jack Sodeman, Jr. won the Precise Racing Products 410 feature event and his fourth track championship at Mercer Raceway Park. He joined Rod George and Bob Felmlee as four-time titleholders. Also scoring wins in the regular season finale were Scott Kreutter in the Patriot Sprint

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Holtgraver FAST in Summer Shootout

(Mercer, PA August 19, 20167): Danny Holtgraver returned to familiar territory, the victory lane at Mercer Raceway Park, when he captured the Summer Shootout presented by J.S. Bova Excavating. It was his second Mercer victory of the season despite racing just a part-time schedule. The race was a battle for

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Rudolph Ready in Mod Tour Race

(Mercer, PA August 12, 2017): Erick Rudolph ran his unbeaten string to six consecutive wins on the tough BRP Modified Tour. He gained a measure of redemption by winning on the only track on the Mod Tour’s schedule that he had not conquered. Also taking wins were points leader Darin

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Holtgraver Wins Kekich Memorial for Second Time

(Mercer, PA August 5, 2017): Danny Holtgraver became the first repeat winner of the Paul “Putsy” Kekich Memorial at Mercer Raceway Park. Triumphant in 2015, Holtgraver came on strong in the final laps of the race to claim the $3,000 prize. The event, made possible by Sunburst Environmental and Bonnell’s

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Kuriger Takes 410 Sprint Win

(Mercer, PA July 29, 2017): Dan Kuriger made a daring pass to take command of the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Car Main event at Mercer Raceway Park. Kuriger went three-wide on the frontstretch, going past leader Rod George and a lapped car on the eighth circuit. Kuriger then fought

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Bauer’s Win Establishes Sprint Points Lead

(Mercer, PA July 15, 2017): Michael Bauer’s third win of the season in the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars propelled him into a one-point lead over the defending Mercer Raceway Park Champion, Jack Sodeman, Jr. “We race to win, we don’t race for the points, but it is definately

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George Gets Win After Long Layoff

(Mercer, PA June 17, 2017): On Twin State Auto Racing Fan Club Night at Mercer Raceway Park, the Kittanning Comet made a triumphant return to Victory Lane in the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars. It was the veteran’s 38th career win at a track that he once dominated. Another

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Twin State Fan Club Night and More

(Mercer, PA June 14, 2017): Now that the Mid-season Championships are in the books at Mercer Raceway Park, the racers are ready to get down to business. They will kick off the second half of the 2017 season this Saturday night, June 17, with a Saturday Night Live! program. This

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Bauer Tops Again

(Mercer, PA June 10, 2017): Michael Bauer, the Professor, led wire to wire for his second win of the season in the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars, and third overall, holding off the fast-closing Jack Sodeman, Jr. The twenty-five lapper was spun off in just six minutes and 43.562

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Kemenah in Command

(Mercer, PA June 3, 2017): Current Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions points leader and defending champion Chad Kemenah romped to victory at Mercer Raceway Park. Kemenah briefly surrendered the lead to Parker Price-Miller on lap 18, but regained the advantage when the younger driver slid out over the

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Kobylarz is B.O.S.S.

(Mercer, PA May 27, 2017): Former ARDC Midget driver Trevor Kobylarz scored his career first Sprint Car victory with the Rick’s Truck & Equipment Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series at Mercer Raceway Park. The Birdsboro, PA native made a classic slide job in turn one following a restart to take the

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Good Was Best

(Mercer, PA May 20, 2017): Cory Good, of Butler, was best at Mercer Raceway Park in the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars, topping his teammate, Rod Geaorge by nearly 1.6 seconds. For Good, it was his first 410 career victory ever, and it came at a track that he

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Bauer Schools Sprint Stars at Mercer

(Mercer, PA May 13, 2017): “The Professor,” Michael Bauer, taught the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars a lesson on how to run the inside line at Mercer Raceway Park. The honors graduate of Clarion University with degrees in Mathematics and Physics easily figured out that the inside was not

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Sodeman Sails to Victory

(Mercer, PA April 22, 2017): Jack Sodeman, Jr. began the defense of his track championship successfully, as he led wire to wire in the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars. Jimmy Holden chalked up his third triumph in the Turn 4 Toilets 358 Modifieds. Andy Priest won the non-stop feature

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Hess Hauls in the ULMS Loot

(Mercer, PA April 15, 2017): Dave Hess, Jr., the veteran from Waterford, PA, romped to the victory for the United Late Model Series opener at Mercer Raceway Park. Darin Gallagher grabbed the win in the Bonnell’s Rod Shop 305 Sprints. Jimmy Holden was the first racer to double up in

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Flick First Ever at Mercer Raceway Park

(Mercer, PA April 9, 2017): A.J. Flick took advantage of the Sunday raindate to chalk up his first career feature win and first ever opening night win in the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars at Mercer Raceway Park. Racing was delayed a day to allow for the track and

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Boyd vs. Boyd in Jack Frost Enduro

(Mercer, PA March 26, 2017): Ron Boyd, Jr. of Fredonia held off Ryan Boyd in the final stages of the Jack Frost Enduro, which finished under a slight rain at Mercer Raceway Park Sunday afternoon. In the companion Snowflake 20, it was Jason Shaw taking the top honors. Thirty-two racers

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King Conquers Mod Tour

(Mercer, PA March 25, 2017): Rex King, Jr. dominated the 35 lap Chiller Thriller for the BRP Modified Tour at Mercer Raceway Park. It was the second year in a row that he claimed the first win at the Park. Also taking his second victory in the opening event was

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Redemption for Riggs: Fourth Little Guys Nationals Championship

(Mercer, Pa September 24, 2016): Lonny Riggs came to life after a lap 14 restart, and drove eleven more laps to victory in the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modified portion of the 17th Annual Little Guys Nationals at Mercer Raceway Park. It was Riggs’ fourth triumph in the season-ending classic.

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Gabany and Kekich Home Again in Mercer Raceway Park’s Victory Lane

(Mercer, PA September 23, 2016): Mercer’s Eric Gabany celebrated a homecoming of sorts, winning the opening night for the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modifieds in the 17th Annual Little Guys Nationals. Another former track regular, Andy Buckley, seized upon the opportunity presented on lap ten when the leader pounded the

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Sodeman’s Win Sets Stage for Championship Run Next Week

(Mercer, PA August 20, 2016): Jack Sodeman, Jr. won the non-stop feature event for the 4 Your Car Connection 410 Sprints at Mercer Raceway Park, solidifying his points lead heading into Championship Night, which will award double points to all competitors. “You just run the same every race, try to

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Sodeman Wins Kekich Memorial

(Mercer, PA August 6, 2016): Jack Sodeman, Jr. added his name to the list of winners of the Paul “Putsy” Kekich Memorial at Mercer Raceway Park. The win, Sodeman’s fourth of the season in the 4 Your Car Connection Sprints at Mercer Raceway Park, was worth $3,000, courtesy of Bonnell’s

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Bauer Gets Career First at Mercer Raceway Park

(Mercer, PA July 23, 2016): Michael Bauer logged his first career 4 Your Car Connection 410 Sprint Car victory at Mercer Raceway Park. For Bauer, who once dominated the Bonnell’s Rod Shop Outlaw Sprint Warrior class, the transition to the more powerful 410 Sprints was a slow and difficult process.

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Sodeman Celebrates Father’s Birthday with Another Win

(Mercer, PA July 16, 2016): Jack Sodeman, Jr. gave his father a wonderful birthday present, winning again at Mercer Raceway Park and getting his second victory of the weekend. “To be able to double up on his birthday, that’s pretty cool,” Sodeman said. But perhaps even better was the substantial

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Fink Flashes to 358 Modified Victory

(Mercer, PA July 10, 2016): Kyle Fink, “the Strattanville Charger,” showed why he earned and prefers that nickname, as he dominated the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modified feature event at the Mercer Raceway Park. “It was nice starting up front,” he said before confiding that he would rather have started

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Sodeman Wins Again on Auto Racers for Kids Night

(Mercer, PA July 2, 2016): Jack Sodeman, Jr. rode the tribute car to an impressive $4,000 feature win on Auto Racers for Kids Night at Mercer Raceway Park. Sodeman, who once donated all of his winnings back to the children’s charity after a winning drive, said “we’re going to give

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Sodeman Wins in Tribute Car

(Mercer, PA June 25, 2016): Jack Sodeman, jr. carried the colors of his dad’s famous Sprint Car into victory lane for the first time in 2016. The car may have a retro color scheme and graphics package, but it has all of the modern bells and whistles. Sodeman splits his

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King Captures ULMS Go

(Mercer, PA June 18, 2016): Russell King had a $3,000 payday in the United Late Model Series event at Mercer Raceway Park. Although King and his racing family have scored many victories at the tricky track, it was his first with all of the fenders attached. Speaking of his Late

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Clouse Clouts B.O.S.S. Field

(Mercer, PA May 25, 2016): Despite storms in several communities surrounding Mercer Raceway Park,Park, Cooper Clouse scored the win, his second of the season, in the Rick’s Trucks & Equipment Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series. The seventeen-year-old from Ohio City, OH, topped former series champion Shawn Westerfield. Taking the Approved Toilet

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Spithaler Scores Second Win of Weekend at Mercer Raceway Park

Brandon Spithaler, from nearby Evans City, PA, got his second win of the weekend at Mercer Raceway Park. After dominating the action the night before at Lernerville Speedway, Spithaler did the double. Ironically, those were the only two races that he has finished this season. Defending champion Jimmy Holden made

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Brandon Matus Wins 410 Sprint Opener

Let’s Go Racing! “Let’s Go Racing!” was heard loud and clear at Mercer Raceway Park. Heeding the call was Brandon “the Wheelman” Matus, who captured the 4 Your Car Connection 410 Sprint Car feature. He earned $3,000 courtesy of Bonnell’s Rod Shop. Also taking wins were Jimmy Holden (Approved Toilet

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Rockwell Takes Jack Frost 150; Gabriel Wins Snowflake 25

Todd Gabriel won the Snowflake 25 Greg Rockwell and Todd Gabriel Take Initial 2016 Checkers Greg Rockwell was declared the winner of the annual Jack Frost 150 Enduro at Mercer Raceway Park after a thorough check of scorecards after the event. Rockwell chased down enduromeister Tim Gillette and made the

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Gabany Scores Big in Little Guys Nationals

Mercer, PA (September 26, 2015): Eric Gabany rode the rim to take the lead, and then he coasted to victory in the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modified portion of the 16th Annual Little Guys Nationals. The win on nighttwo was worth $2,000 to the local favorite who concentrated on racing

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Kekich Best on Auto Racers for Kids Night at Mercer Raceway Park

Mercer, PA (August 22, 2015): Adam Kekich raced to victory in the 410 Sprint Cars in the Auto Racers for Kids Charity event held at Mercer Raceway Park. All proceeds from this program benefit disadvantaged youth in Northwestern Pennsylvania. The designated charity for this area is the Children’s Aid Society

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Smackdown! to Dave Murdick

Mercer, PA (August 15, 2015): The thunder of The BRP Modified Tour once again roared at Mercer Raceway Park, and Butler’s Dave Murdick emerged as the winner of the annual Smackdown! event. Murdick started in the sixth position and methodically worked his way forward throughout the 35 lap affair. It

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Home Sweet Home for Holtgraver

Danny Holtgraver took advantage of a rare week off the road to compete at the tracks where he cut his teeth. He showed everybody that he still knows his way around the Mercer Raceway Park, as he survived a furious attack from the defending track champion Eric Williams to get

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Matus B.O.S.S. at Mercer; McGinley Scores Emotional Win

Mercer, PA (May 23, 2015): Brandon Matus, the third generation racer from Wampum, PA, was the Mo Vaughn Transport B.O.S.S. winner at Mercer Raceway Park. He led another Mercer regular, Gale Ruth, Jr. to the finish. Taking third for the invaders was Mike Miller. Other winners included J.R. McGinley in

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Williams and Holden Show Championship Form at Mercer Raceway Park

On Pittsburgh Circle Track Club night at Mercer Raceway Park, a pair of defending divisional champions, Eric “Turkey” WIlliams (4 Your Car Connection and World of Wheels 410 Sprints) and Jimmy Holden (Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modifieds) went to victory lane. Also taking wins were Tim Callahan (Eperthener’s Auto Wrecking/Ray’s

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Gillette Masters Mercer Enduro, Callahan Mini Stock Winner

The May Flowers 150 was the new name given to the oft-postponed Enduro at Mercer Raceway Park, but it was a familiar name, Tim Gillette, who came away with the grand prize. Gillette inherited the lead when Tim Callahan’s machine suddenly slowed after picking up debris on the speedway. Gillette

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Chad Kemenah Rolls to All Stars Win at Mercer Raceway Park

Former champion Chad Kemenah scored his first win of the season in the new UNOH All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series event held at Mercer Raceway Park. Kemenah is building confidence with his new team, and he’s ready to regain his winning form. “For years with the Outlaws,

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Kekich Claims the Gelt at Mercer Raceway Park

Mercer, PA (April 18, 2015): Adam Kekich roared to a $4,000 victory in the 410 Sprints presented by 4 Your Car Connection and World of Wheels on opening night at Mercer Raceway Park. The third generation driver from nearby Hermitage proudly carried the colors of his new sponsor, Bonell’s Rod

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Mercer Raceway Champions Feted, Schedule Released

Mercer, PA (January 17, 2015): Mercer Raceway Park hosted the gala banquet and awards ceremony at the Normandy Banquet Center in Hermitage, PA, thus closing the books on the 2014 racing season. Points champions in the six Saturday Night Live! racing divisions were honored, along with some special recognitions being

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Good Luck for Guidace in Little Guy Nationals

Bauer, Fosnaught, McCann, Haefke, Fraley, Ritchey, and Jones Victors Too Mercer, PA (September 27, 2014): Frankie Guidace was in the right place at the right time in the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modified race presented by Holden Racing on night two of the 15th Annual Little Guy Nationals at Mercer

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Hoffman Scores Big in Little Guy Nationals Night One

Hobaugh, Bish, Fraley, Marcucci, McAndrew, Campisano also Prevail Mercer, PA (September 26, 2014): Kevin Hoffman scored the win in the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modifieds after a thirilling battle with Lonny Riggs on night number one of the 15th Little Guy Nationals at Mercer Raceway Park. George Hobaugh, Jr. grabbed

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Blaney Tops All Stars for First Mercer Win

Jones, McGinley, and Wyant also Win Mercer, PA (August 23, 2014): Dale Blaney threw the monkey off his back. He won his first career Sprint Car race at Mercer Raceway Park, and it came against the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series. The win came on the first

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McKisson Scores at Mercer Raceway Park

Holden, Moore, Jones, Englert, and Longwell, Jr. also Prevail Mercer, PA (August 16, 2014): Andy McKisson took advantage of a miscue by divisional rookie A.J. Flick to take the lead on lap 12, and then held off the youngster in the final laps to claim victory at Mercer Raceway Park

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“Wheelman” Matus Rolls to Kekich Memorial Victory

Gabany, Bova, Miller and Darocha also Score Mercer, PA (August 9, 2014): “Wheelman” is one of several nicknames belonging to third generation driver Brandon Matus, and he showed everybody why he claims that moniker. He held off a couple of furious challenges from Adam Kekich and scored his first 410

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Rain Halts Mercer Races, Smackdown! Postponed Two Weeks

Mercer, PA (July 26, 2014): Rains cut the Saturday Night Live! racing program short at Mercer Raceway Park and the extended forecast promised more moisture, causing management to postpone the Sunday racing card. Before the storm front moved into the area, the heat races were completed for the two winged

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Rain Foils Mercer Raceway Park; Doubleheader Weekend Next

Mercer, PA (July 19, 2014): Steady rains overnight and continuing into raceday inundated the track and grounds at Mercer Raceway Park forcing a cancellation of the Racing for a Cure Night. The event benefiting the American Cancer Society will be made up at a later date. Next week, the speedway

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Riggs’ 358 Mod Upsets the BRP Big Blocks at the Park

Mercer, PA (July 12, 2014): Lonny Riggs, affectionately called the “Tugboat,” docked his Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modified in victory lane in round one of the Smackdown! at Mercer Raceway Park. It marked the first time in the history of the rivalry that a Mercer-legal 358 defeated the Big Blocks

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Williams Wins Week before Wedding

Fink, Feil, Moore, Longwell Jr., and Jones also Score Mercer, PA (July 5, 2014): Eric “Turkey” Williams registered a dominant performance in the nonstop 410 Sprint Car feature at Mercer Raceway Park presented by Luxaire Heating & Cooling and McCrudden’s Heating & Supply. It was his first triumph of the

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Lynch Wins for the Kids at Mercer Raceway Park

Mercer, PA (June 14, 2014): Ed Lynch, Jr. made a rare appearance at Mercer Raceway Park pay off on Auto Racers for Kids Nigaht, presented by Bonnell’s Collision Center. The win was worth $3,000 to Lynch, but the real beneficiaries were the disadvantaged children of Northwest Pennsylvania. The proceeds of

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Kekich Ends Slump in 410 Sprints at Mercer Raceway Park

Feil, Holden, Blair, Callahan, Englert, and Bish Triumph Mercer, PA (June 7, 2014): Adam Kekich celebrated his twenty-first birthday in fine style, earning the win in the 410 Sprint Car feature presented by Luxaire Heating & Cooling and McCrudden’s Heating & Supply. It was his third career victory in a

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Dustin Smith Edges Charging Spithaler for B.O.S.S. Win at the Park

Holden, Morris, Fielding and Hickok also Score Mercer, PA (May 24, 2014): Dustin Smith nipped local favorite Brandon Spithaler by .014 seconds to win the Buckeye Machine Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series event at Mercer Raceway Park. Smith’s win snapped at two-race streak for Spithaler at his home track. The evening’s

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Haud Hauls in Mercer All Stars Go

Mercer, PA (May 10, 2014): Just 24 hours earlier, Jac Haudenschild chased Lee Jacobs to the finish of the All Stars Circuit of Champions, but, at Mercer Raceway Park, it was the Wild Child who was humming the refrain from “Catch me if you can” from the drop of the

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Holtgraver Romps to Victory at Mercer Raceway Park

Mercer, PA (April 19, 2014): Danny Holtgraver loves racing in front of the hometown fans, and it shows. The Pittsburgh Kid cut his teeth at Mercer Raceway Park before hitting the road with the All Stars Circuit of Champions. The $4,000 special event win for 410 Sprint Cars was his

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Outlaw Sprint Warrior Finish Corrected

Mercer, PA (April 18, 2014): The finish in the Outlaw Sprint Warrior feature on April 12 contained an error. Jimmy Morris placed second, with Mike Miller third. The results and story have been corrected. We apologize for the error.

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George tops Mercer Sprints

Fink, Burns, Bauer, Pfeuffer, and Longwell also WIn Mercer, PA (April 12, 2014): Rod George raced to victory in the 410 Sprint Car feature presented by Luxaire Heating & Cooling, Ralph Butch, Inc. and New Wilmington Motors. George’s win snapped a three-year run for Brandon Spithaler in capturing the first

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Satterlee Thrills Local Fans at Mercer Raceway Park

Mercer, PA (April 6, 2014): Gregg Satterlee worked hard to earn the first victory of the 2014 NDRL Northeast Regional Late Model Series, capturing the Chiller Thriller at Mercer Raceway Park. The driver from Rochester Mills, PA worked both grooves to perfection, but it was a power move off the

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Jack Frost 150 Finish Corrected

Mercer, PA (February 6, 2014): Officials have corrected the finish of the Jack Frost 150. Steven Roener was added to the finish in 24th position. We apologize for the oversight.

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Gabany Tops 358 Modifieds on Night One of Little Guy Nationals

Morris, Meadows, Moore, Furney, Pyle, and Michael also Triumph Mercer, PA (September 20, 2013): Over 180 cars, 183 to be exact, registered to compete in night number one of the Little Guy Nationals at Mercer Raceway Park, presented by American Racer Tires. Taking the win in the Approved Toilet Rentals

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Sodeman Wins Sprint Main and Title at Mercer Raceway Park

Bauer, Guidace, Moore, Cain and Fulton also Victorious Mercer, PA (September 7, 2013): Jack Sodeman, Jr. and Eric Williams waged a titanic battle for the win and the track championship in the 410 Sprint Car division, presented by Luxaire Heating & Cooling, New Wilmington Motors, and Ralph Butch, Inc. Williams,

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George Tops Williams in Thriller at Mercer Raceway Park

Andy Feil and Jacob Bova Score Career Firsts; McGinley, Schwartzmiller and Blazak also Victorious Mercer, Pa (August 3, 2013): Rod George, the Kittanning Comet, raced to the win in the 410 Sprint Cars, presented by Luxaire Heating & Cooling, New Wilmington Motors, and Ralph Butch, Inc. J.R. McGinley scored in

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Kekich Wins One for “Putsy”

Flinner in FASTRAK, Guidace, McEwen, Moore, Pfeuffer, and Hickok also Prevail Mercer, PA (August 10, 2013): There wasn’t a dry eye in the house when Adam Kekich crossed the finish line for the win in the 410 Sprint feature, presented by Luxaire Heating & Cooling, New Wilmington Motors, and Ralph

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George Scores First for Chappell in 410 Sprints

Guidace, Bauer, Moore, Pfeuffer and Haylett Winners Too. Mercer, PA (June 8, 2013): The Kittanning Comet, Rod George, survived a last lap restart to score his first win at Mercer Raceway Park in the 410 Sprint owned by Jim Chappell. Carl Bowser came up a few car lengths short in

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Holtgraver Doubles in 360 and 410 Sprints

Miller, Holden, Pfeuffer and Hickok also Win Mercer, PA (June 1, 2013): With over 50 Sprints crammed in the pits at Mercer Raceway Park for the first triple-header presented by Bonnell’s Collision Center, Pittsburgh’s Danny Holtgraver took a pair of victories. He was the surprise winner in the Patriot Sprint

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Spithaler’s 360 Tops B.O.S.S. Field

McGinley, Bova, Morris, Stearns and Moore also Collect Wins Mercer, PA (May 25, 2013): Brandon Spithaler did it again, taking the B.O.S.S. traditional Sprint Car win at Mercer Raceway Park after winning the opener for the winged Sprints presented by Luxaire Heating & Cooling and New Wilmington Motors. His first

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Priester Wins One for the Cowboy

Jones, Guidace, Blazak, Moore and Bova also Score Mercer, PA (May 18, 2013): Cowboy Brian Steinman stole the show at Mercer Raceway Park when he received his motorized all-terrain wheelchair, which was built especially for him by Trac Fabrication of nearby Volant, PA. Steinman’s chair was made possible by a

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Holtgraver Wins All Stars Tune-up at Mercer Raceway Park

Riggs, Batcher, Schwartzmiller, Frankenberry and Scoville also Victorious Mercer, PA (May 4, 2013):  Pittsburgh’s Danny Holtgraver won the tune-up for next week’s UNOH All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprint Car event at Mercer Raceway Park. The Tugboat, Lonny Riggs, docked in victory lane for the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modifieds.

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Spithaler Gets Opening Night Hat Trick in Sprints

Smoker, Moore, Bova, Bauer and Lee also Win Mercer, PA (April 27, 2013): Under warm and sunny skies, Mercer Raceway Park opened the gates for the first Saturday Night Live! program of the 2013 racing season. Brandon Spithaler made a daring move entering turn one on the last lap to

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Spithaler Gets Opening Night Hat Trick in Sprints

Smoker, Moore, Bova, Bauer and Lee also Win Mercer, PA (April 27, 2013): Under warm and sunny skies, Mercer Raceway Park opened the gates for the first Saturday Night Live! program of the 2013 racing season. Brandon Spithaler made a daring move entering turn one on the last lap to

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Getting to the Point!

Mercer, PA (May 17, 2012):  The software problem has been corrected and our points are now current and correct.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Mercer Raceway Park Honors Champions, Announces Plans for 2012

Mercer, PA (January 22, 2012):  Mercer Raceway Park officially closed the books on the 2011 season with its gala banquet and awards ceremonies held at the Normandy Banquet Center, in Hermitage. In addition, speedway management made several improtant announcements for the 2012 racing season. Receiving top honors were Bob Felmlee

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Gillette Masters Enduro Again; Longwell Tops Minis

Mercer, PA (January 8, 2012):  Tim Gillette returned to the winner’s circle in the region’s most prestigious enduro, the Jack Frost 150 held at Mercer Raceway Park. Steve Longwell, Sr. opened the season with a big win the one Snowflake 25 for the Big Dog R/C Center Mini Stocks. Although

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Felmlee Scores on Sprint Car Appreciation Night

Guidace, Moore, Marcucci, Haylett and Shannon Win; Wagner Doubles Media Contact: Lou Long (412-760-9755) Mercer, PA (August 23, 2011): On Sprint Car Appreciation Night, Bob Felmlee took the win in the Luxaire Heating & Cooling Sprint Cars, while Frank Guidace held the checkers in the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modifieds.

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George, Holden and Eperthener Take Sprints and Mods

Marcucci Doubles in Mod Lites; Griffin and Haylet Win Again; Byler Upsets Moore in Stocks For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Story Content Provided by Jim Dutko Mercer, Pa (August 7, 2011):  The action on the speedway was hotter than the mid-summer tempratures Saturday at Mercer Raceway Park. 

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Felmlee, Moore Beat the Weather at Mercer Raceway Park

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Mercer, PA (July 23, 2011):  Bob Felmlee (Luxaire Heating & Cooling Sprint Cars) and Rusty Moore (Precise Racing Products Stock Cars) captured feature wins before a major storm rolled into Mercer Raceway Park during the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modified Feature.  Make-up

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Wins by George, Holden Tighten up Sprint and 358 Modified Points

Point Leaders Griffin and Moore win; Marcucci and McConnell also Victorious For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lou Long (412-760-9755) Mercer, PA (July 16, 2011): It was a good night for two of the racers running second in track points, as the Kittanning Comet, Rod George (Luxaire Heating & Cooling Sprint

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Danny Smith Invades Mercer, Picks Up Sprint Car Win

Blazczak and Griffin Pull Hat-Tricks in the Mini Stocks and Outlaw Sprint Warriors; Holden, Moore and Gallagher Also Victorious Mercer, PA (May 8, 2011) – Despite a rain-filled afternoon, Mercer Raceway Park was able to pull the track together and put on a great show for the fans with Pete

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New Mercer Raceway Park Saturday Night Live Program Debuts

Spithaler, Holden, Griffin, Teeters, O’Brien, and Blazczak Victorious in 60th Anniversary Season Opener Mercer, PA – After a long winter and two weeks of cancellations, Mercer Raceway Park finally opened the 60th anniversary season with an exciting night of racing. Eager race fans filled the grandstands to watch 96 race

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