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22nd annual “Little Guy Nationals” all set for Mercer oct 1-2 2021; 7 divisions Friday plus powder puff and 8 divisions sat night with a complete show each night!!!

22nd annual “Little guy nationals” all set for Mercer oct 1-2 2021; 7 divisions Friday plus powder puff and 8 divisions sat night with a complete show each night !!! By Jim Balentine In 1999 an idea to have a special “nationals” for the 358 Modifieds and the Pure Stocks

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Michael’s Mercer raceway opens 70th anniversary season on Saturday March 27th with 12th annual chiller thriller.

Michael’s Mercer raceway opens 70th anniversary season on Saturday March 27th with 12th annual chiller thriller. By Jim Balentine (Mercer,Pa)   Michael’s Mercer raceway gets ready to kick off their historic 70th anniversary season with the 12th annual running of the chiller thriller which normally opens up the western Pennsylvania

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Michaels Mercer Raceway presents the “Fall brawl” Friday, September 25 featuring 410 sprints paying $2,000 to win. Remember this is a Friday night event!!

Remember  this is a Friday night event !! Michaels Mercer Raceway presents the “Fall brawl” Friday, September 25 featuring 410 sprints paying $2,000 to win By Jim Balentine Mercer, Pa The oval track racing has been quiet at Mercer since early September but will roar back with a vengeance for

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Mercer pre-release for Saturday Aug 29 2020.

Mercer pre-release for Saturday Aug 29 2020. By Jim Balentine (Mercer,Pa) As the end of summer approaches the 2020 action at Michael’s Mercer raceway has been hot and heavy with first time winners, last lap wins and lady luck emerging victorious..and coming up this Saturday, August 29 Track owner Ed

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Mercer pre-release for Saturday Aug 15 2020.

Mercer pre-release for Saturday Aug 15 2020. By Jim Balentine (Mercer,Pa) For the third time in the 2020 season the racing at Mercer has been close with lots of action I’m coming up this Saturday, August 15 should be no exception. Track owner Ed Michaels has once again added the

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Ralph Quarterson memorial Western Pennsylvania sprint car championship memorial for 410 sprints and Big block modifieds set for Saturday July 18 2020

Ralph Quarterson memorial Western Pennsylvania sprint car championship memorial for 410 sprints and Big block modifieds set for Saturday July 18 2020. By Jim Balentine (Mercer,Pa) After nearly 3 months of inactivity due to COVID-19 , Michaels Mercer Raceway roars into action on Saturday, July 18 with the first annual

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Opening night of 20th annual Little Guy Nationals at Mercer highlighted wins by Jackson Humanic-Penn/Ohio Stocks, Phil Vigneri-358 Mods, Brian Sadler-FASTRAK Mods,and Kyle Colwell-305 sprints. Other wins by Vivian Jones-Mod lites, Steve Dunmire-Micro Sprints, and Shane Shook-Mini stocks.

For immediate release By Jim Balentine Opening night of 20th annual Little Guy Nationals at Mercer highlighted wins by Jackson Humanic-Penn/Ohio Stocks, Phil Vigneri-358 Mods, Brian Sadler-FASTRAK Mods,and Kyle Colwell-305 sprints. Other wins by Vivian Jones-Mod lites, Steve Dunmire-Micro Sprints, and Shane Shook-Mini stocks. Friday Oct 4 2019 The 20th annual Little

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Mercer Story for Dirtweek Edition

For immediate release By Lou Long While many consider the dirt track located minutes from the courthouse in Mercer to be a fixture on the Western PA racing scene, the reality is that the speedway has had its ups and downs over the years. However, the new owner, Edward Michaels,

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PATRIOT 360 SPRINTS TAKE ON THE NRA SPRINTS IN THE “SPRINT SLUGFEST” AS THIS WILL BE A CHALLENGING AND TOUGH COMPETITION AS THEY INVADE MICHAELS MERCER RACEWAY SATURDAY AUGUST 10 2019.

For Immediate Release By Jim Balentine Jr. PATRIOT 360 SPRINTS TAKE ON THE NRA SPRINTS IN THE “SPRINT SLUGFEST” AS THIS WILL BE A CHALLENGING AND TOUGH COMPETITION AS THEY INVADE MICHAELS MERCER RACEWAY SATURDAY AUGUST 10 2019. As the calendar rolls into August the Mike Emhoff led Patriot 360

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Point Championships to be Decided at Michaels Mercer Raceway

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Point Championships to be Decided at Michaels Mercer Raceway  (Mercer, PA August 14, 2019):  Michaels Mercer Raceway will determine its track champions in the Fast Five divisions this Saturday, August 17. Several of the classes are very close, so a position here

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Just Three Points Races Left at Michaels Mercer Raceway

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Just Three Points Races Left at Michaels Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA July 30, 2019):  Michaels Mercer Raceway will present a Fast Five racing program this Saturday, August 3, plus the Junior Sprints will be in action. This comes after a highly successful

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Big Blocks, Fireworks, and More at Michaels Mercer Raceway

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Big Blocks, Fireworks, and More at Michaels Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA July 17, 2019):  On Saturday, June 20, the Big Block Modifieds will return to Michaels Mercer Raceway after several weeks off. The competitors for the Diehl Ram championship will take on

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Sprint Doubleheader on Tap at Michaels Mercer Raceway

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Sprint Doubleheader on Tap at Michaels Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA July 9, 2019):  The most anticipated weekend weekend on the schedule at Michaels Mercer Raceway is upon us. The exciting Winged Sprint Cars will make their return for a doubleheader! Friday’s action

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The B.O.S.S. Sprints are Coming to Michaels Mercer Raceway on June 29

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lou Long (412-760-9755) The B.O.S.S. Sprints are Coming to Michaels Mercer Raceway on June 29 (Mercer, PA June 25, 2019): This Saturday, June 29, Michaels Mercer Raceway will welcome back the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series. Formed in 2011, B.O.S.S. tour brings traditional Sprint Cars–that is,

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Fast Five Plus Junior Sprints on June 15 at Michaels Mercer Raceway

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lou Long (412-760-9755) Fast Five Plus Junior Sprints on June 15 at Michaels Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA June 12, 2019): With a favorable forecast for Saturday, everybody at Michaels Mercer Raceway is hoping to complete another Fast Five racing program with the addition of the

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Kid’s Night This Saturday at Michael’s Mercer Raceway

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lou Long (412-760-9755) Kid’s Night This Saturday at Michael’s Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA June 4, 2019): Michaels Mercer Raceway will return to action, weather permitting, this Saturday, June 8, It will be a night to celebrate the young race fans and participants, as the children’s

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Kids’ Program Postponed at Michaels Mercer Raceway

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lou Long (412-760-9755) Kids’ Program Postponed at Michaels Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA June 1, 2019): Heavy rains hit Michaels Mercer Raceway just as practice sessions were wrapping up for Saturday evening’s racing program. “We tried to get the show in,” said track owner Ed Michaels.

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Michaels Mercer Raceway Postpones Grand Opening

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Michaels Mercer Raceway Postpones Grand Opening; Racing to Resume May 4 (Mercer, PA April 27, 2019):  Due to wet grounds, Michaels Mercer Raceway must wait another week to celebrate the grand opening.  “We are disappointed to postpone the race,” said new owner

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Grand Opening Saturday at Michaels Mercer Raceway

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Grand Opening Saturday at Michaels Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA April 24, 2019):  Following up on a highly successful Chiller Thriller held two weeks ago, Michaels Mercer Raceway will celebrate its grand opening this Saturday, April 27. This will be the first time

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Chiller Thriller Postponed Due to Wet Conditions

(Mercer, PA March 30, 2019): The Chiller Thriller has been postponed at Michaels Mercer Raceway. The BRP Modified Tour event will now take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019. “It’s not the way that we wanted to start the season,” said Ed Michaels, the second-generation owner of the track. “We

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BRP Modified Tour Coming Saturday to Michaels Mercer Raceway

(Mercer, PA March 27, 2019): This Saturday, March 30, the throaty roar of Big Block Modifieds will be heard at Michaels Mercer Raceway. The opening event for the 2019 racing season will feature the BRP Modified Tour. The racing action will start at 7 p.m., with practice sessions commencing a

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Little Guys Nationals Brings Speedway to Life OCT 5&6

Mercer, PA 9/19/18 The 19th Annual Little Guys Nationals is gaining lots of momentum and in a few short weeks the lights will be on for some great racing action. As the future of Mercer Raceway Park is still uncertain, one remaining event in the 2018 season is setting up

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19th Annual Little Guy Nationals Back by Popular Demand

(Mercer, PA September 5, 2018) For the speedway that has sat idle majority of the 2018 season one event’s legacy is sure to live on. The countdown has started for the 19th Annual Little Guys Nationals at Mercer Raceway Park. The speed extravaganza offers something of interest for every racing

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Trucks and Tractors Return to Mercer Raceway Park

8/28/18 Mercer, PA Mark your calendars as trucks and tractors will bring the pulling track at Mercer Raceway Park back to life on Saturday, September 15th. Fans can expect to see Diesel 4×4 Trucks, Street Semi Trucks, “Smokin” Tractors, Hot Gas 4×4 Trucks, and the areas first appearance of JET

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Addendum to Open Stock Car Rules

After discussion of the Open Stock car rules, in order to keep things more simple, there will be a 2900 lb. Weight Rule for all cars/engines packages. This is an addendum to the Mercer Raceway rules. Thank you for understanding at such short notice and LET’S GO RACING!

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Mercer Summer Nationals Purses Announced

The Mercer Summer Nationals presented by J.S. Bova Excavating and Mother Trucker Trucking may be the only racing event of the summer, however, it certainly is the one event you won’t want to miss. On Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 14th, Mercer Raceway Park will come back to life

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Mark Marcucci Tribute – Saturday, July 14th

Design by Zack Anthony   The “Mark Marcucci Tribute” Mod-Lite race will be held on the Saturday evening portion of the July 13th and July 14th event at Mercer Raceway Park in honor of the winningest driver in the Mod-Lite division at Mercer Raceway Park. Mark Marcucci passed away on

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MERCER SUMMER NATIONALS JULY 13-14

Mercer, PA (June 3, 2018) The Mercer Raceway Park will come back to life for the Mercer Summer Nationals, Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 14th! This is the only scheduled circle track racing event at the speedway this season as it is currently listed for sale. Bringing this event

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TRACTOR AND TRUCK PULLS RETURNING MAY 26th

BIG RIGS – TRACTORS – 4×4 TRUCKS AT MERCER RACEWAY PARK Mercer Raceway Park in Mercer, Pennsylvania will play host to the USA-EAST Championship Tractor and Truck Pull Season on Saturday, May 26th at 6:30pm. For each season in the past nineteen years the tradition of bringing the ‘best of

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Mercer Raceway Park 2018 Season Statement

Mercer Raceway Park was placed in the hands of a realtor in October of 2017 with the goal of a complete sale of the facility. While some offers have been tendered – no sale is imminent at this time. It would appear that the traditional weekly racing program will NOT

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Green Flag Drops Tonight At 7

Tonight’s Little Guy Nationals is set to take the green at 7pm. Gates open at 3 and hotlaps underway at 6. The forecast is set to clear out for a beautiful night of racing!

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Little Guy Nationals Timetables Announced

(Mercer, PA October 4, 2017): The 18th Annual Little Guy Nationals will start at Mercer Raceway Park on Friday evening, October 6. The racing smorgasbord will continue on Saturday, October 7. The nine-division events are made possible by American Racer Tires. Friday’s timetable for a complete program will be as

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Little Guys National Purses Announced

(Mercer, PA September 30, 2017): The countdown has started for the 18th Annual Little Guys Nationals at Mercer Raceway Park. The speed extravaganza offers somehing of interest for every racing fan, young and old. Headlining the event, once again, will be the Turn 4 Toilets 358 Modifieds and the Bonnell’s

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Little Guy National 2017 Registration Forms Due THIS FRIDAY

With the 2017 Little Guy Nationals event less than two weeks away please be sure to get your 2017 LGN registration forms in with entry fees by FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 29th to save money. Follow the tab “2017 Little Guy Nationals” at the top of our website to download the forms,

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USA – EAST Fall Power Pulls Invade Mercer

Mercer, PA: This Saturday, September 16th, Mercer Raceway Park will host the USA – EAST Fall Power Pulls presented by Watson’s Inc. Competing in the action will be the Hot Rod V8 tractors, Open 2.5 Diesel 4×4 Trucks, 9500lbs. Hot Farm Tractors, PA Posse Semi Trucks, 11,000lbs. Too Hot To

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Championship Night to Include Patriot Sprint Tour

(Mercer, PA August 23, 2017): This Saturday, August 26, Mercer Raceway Park will close out the regular season of racing with a special appearance by the Patriot Sprint Tour added to the stellar five division Saturday Night Live! event. During the evening, there will be a fan favorite attraction, the

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Smackdown! Big Block and Small Block Modified Challenge

(Mercer, PA August 8, 2017): This Saturday will be a special treat for Modified fans. The BRP Modified Tour will make its second and final appearance of the 2017 season at the speedway to challenge the Turn 4 Toilets 358 Modifieds! It will be Big Blocks vs. Small Blocks. Smackdown!

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Bike Races Added to Saturday Night Live! Program

(Mercer, PA July 26, 2017): Mercer Raceway Park will host bicycle races for the children this Saturday, July 29. “This will be a fun night at the racetrack,” said owner Bill Altman. “It is great to see the friends and family cheering on the future stars!” Altman added, “several of

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Races Are Canceled for July 22

(Mercer, PA July 22, 2017): Due to rain, the Little Guy Nationals Preview set for July 22 has been canceled. Management will determine if a make-up date will be set. Our next event will be July 29th and will feature Saturday Night Live! Racing along with Kids Bike Races. Remember

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No Stocks on Saturday

(Mercer, PA July 21, 2017): The Saturday’s Little Guy Nationals Preview will NOT have any Open Stock Cars on the card. We apologize for any inconvenience. Remember that you can get alerts regarding the cancellation of any racing event at Mercer Raceway Park sent directly to your smartphone or other

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Little Guys Nationals Preview this Saturday

(Mercer, PA July 18, 2017): This Saturday, July 22, Mercer Raceway Park will host the first ever Little Guys Nationals Preview. The event will capture some of the excitement and most of the variety of the season-ending spectacular, to be held October 6 and 7. The feature winners this Saturday

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Summer Vacation July 8 at Mercer Raceway Park

(Mercer, PA July 5, 2017): This Saturday, July 8, Mercer Raceway Park will be closed for the summer vacation. “Racers and staff will get a needed break, so they can come back ready for the stretch run,” said track owner Bill Altman. “We will be returning to action the following

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Weather Forces Schedule Changes at Mercer Raceway Park

Mercer, PA July 1, 2017): With standing water on the speedway, and the potential for even more moisture coming through afternoon thunderstorms, officials from Mercer Raceway Park and the Patriot Sprint Tour have canceled the races for July 1. This has caused some schedule changes. The Patriots will return on

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Sprint Spectacular Plus Fireworks Coming to Mercer Raceway Park

(Mercer, PA June 28, 2017): Sprint Car fans will see a unique tripleheader this Saturday, July 1, at Mercer Raceway Park. Bonnell’s Collision Center will bring to the speedway the Patriot Sprint Tour, a series devoted to winged racers powered by 360 cubic inch engines. Also on the program will

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Final Tune-up for Sprint Spectacular on June 24

(Mercer, PA June 20, 2017): Mercer Raceway Park will host another Saturday Night Live! program on June 24 as a prelude to the Sprint Car extravaganza coming up on July 1. The Independence Day celebration will include the Patriot Sprint Tour, along with the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars

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Mid-season Championships up Next

(Mercer, PA June 8, 2017): With two successful Sprint Car specials in the books, the attention at Mercer Raceway Park will turn to the Mid-season Championships. Plus, this Saturday’s program will also be Meet Your Heroes Night, presented by Herr’s Snack Foods. Fans will get to meet and greet their

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All Stars Coming Back to Mercer Raceway Park

(Mercer, PA June 2, 2017): Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions are ready to invade Mercer Raceway Park this Saturday, June 3. It will be the second half of a Western Pennsylvania doubleheader. The action will kick off at nearby Lernerville Speedway on Friday, June 2. These

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BIG RIGS, TRACTORS, and 4×4 TRUCKS AT MERCER RACEWAY PARK

(Mercer, PA May 25, 2017): Mercer Raceway Park will play host to the USA-EAST Championship Tractor and Truck Pull season opener on Sunday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m. For each of the past eighteen years, the tradition of bringing the best of the best in the Pulling sport to Mercer,

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B.O.S.S. Tour Invades this Week

(Mercer, PA May 23, 2017): Traditional Sprint Car racing returns to Mercer Raceway Park this Saturday, May 27. The Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series, presented by Rick’s Truck & Equipment, brings their exciting style to the tricky oval. These racers will compete without their wings, allowing for more wheel to wheel

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Mini Stock Purse Increased

(Mercer, PA May 23, 2017): In consideration of the good car counts and the exciting competition in the Mini Stocks presented by Ray’s Racing Collectibles and Eperthener’s Auto Wrecking, the winner’s share this week will be $250. The $100 purse increase is courtesy of Westview Motors, of Pittsburgh. It will

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Saturday Night Live! Back at Mercer Raceway Park

(Mercer, PA May 9, 2017): After two weeks off due to adverse weather conditions, the management and staff of Mercer Raceway Park are ready to spin off an exciting Saturday Night Live! racing program on Saturday, May 13. The action will begin at 6:30 p.m. and it will feature the

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Arctic Cat All Star Night Rescheduled for June 3

MERCER, PA (May 4, 2017) – With wet weather and unseasonably cold temperatures forecasted for the entire upcoming weekend, Lernerville Speedway, Mercer Raceway Park and Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions officials have decided to postpone the Arctic Cat All Star visit to Western Pennsylvania until Friday and Saturday,

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All Stars Sprints and More on May 6

(Mercer, PA May 2, 2017): Mercer Raceway Park will be ready for its biggest event of the 2017 season, the annual visit of Tony Stewart’s All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars. On Saturday, May 6, the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint contingent must bring their A game to defend

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Racing for April 29th has been Canceled

(Mercer, PA April 29, 2017): Due to overnight rain expected to extend into the afternoon, racing for this evening has been canceled.  We will see everyone next Saturday, May 6th, for Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars along with the Turn 4 Toilets 358 Modifieds,

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Sprints Tune-up for All Stars Invasion

(Mercer, PA April 26, 2017): This Saturday, April 29, the Precise Racing Products 410 Sprint Cars will get their final tune-up before the invasion of the touring professionals of the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. The All Stars will make their only appearance the following week, May 6th.

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RACING A GO FOR TONIGHT!!

UPDATE:  As of 12 noon the management of Mercer Raceway Park is committed to putting tonight’s program on for our dedicated racing fan’s, teams, and great marketing partners.  Tonight’s program with be the 410 sprints, 358 modifieds, 305 sprints, Mod-Lites, Mini stocks.  Gates will open at 4PM with racing starting

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Saturday Night Live! Racing up Next

(Mercer, PA April 20, 2017): Saturday night, April 22, Mercer Raceway Park will hold the first full points event for all five of its racing divisions. “We got a sneak preview of the championship battles last week, when the Turn 4 Toilets 358 Modifieds and the Bonnell’s Rod Shop 305

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Sunday Evening Racing Is Ready

The facility is shaping up for the great night of racing on tap.  We will see everyone tonight!  Gates open at 3, drivers meeting at 4:30, cars on the track at 5.

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ULMS Late Models and More Saturday

(Mercer, PA April 13, 2017): The United Late Model Series (ULMS) will open its 2017 season at the Mercer Raceway Park this Saturday, April 15. “Our fans really enjoy the Super Late Models, and we hope that those who are accustomed to seeing these cars and stars at other area

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Late Models Tonight!

(Mercer, PA April 15, 2017): Take a break from preparing your tax returns and come over to Mercer Raceway Park for the ULMS Late Models! The gates are open now and the cars are streaming in for one of the most popular events on the early season schedule. Hot laps

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Racing Postponed to SUNDAY, APRIL 9, at 5 p.m.

(Mercer, PA. April 6, 2017)  The management of Mercer Raceway Park has decided to postpone Saturday’s race until Sunday, April 9, due to the amount of rain and snow expected on top of the already saturated conditions.  Saturday’s weather forecast looks dry and sunny, however, low temperatures will hinder efforts

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April 1 Racing Cancelled

(Mercer, PA April 1, 2017): Due to heavy rains over the last two days, and a lingering morning shower, Mercer Raceway Park has cancelled the program scheduled for April 1. The Saturday Night Live! opening event will be held next week, April 8, with the fabulous five divisions in action.

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Points Battles to Begin April 8

(Mercer, PA April 1, 2017): Mercer Raceway Park will begin the chase for the championships this Saturday, April 8, when the first Saturday Night Live! program will go to the post. “We really wanted to give all of our fabulous five divisions a week to shake down their cars before

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Saturday Night Live! Racing Returns April 1

(Mercer, PA March 30, 2017): With two special events in the books, the attention at Mercer Raceway Park will turn to the first Saturday Night Live! program of the 2017 racing season. While no championship points will be on the line in the opener, the action will be fast and

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Divisional Sponsors Announced

(Mercer, PA March 21, 2017): Mercer Raceway Park is proud to announce the divisional sponsors for the 2017 racing season. “We truly appreciate the support that all of our sponsors provide,” said track owner Bill Altman. “But, our divisional sponsors deserve a big round of applause because they make tremendous

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Chiller Thriller Saturday

(Mercer, PA March 20, 2017): The extended forecast for Mercer Raceway Park calls for warmer temperatures, so that means things will heat up on the racetrack for the first time in the 2017 season! On Saturday, March 25, the BRP Modified Tour will invade for the first of two appearances.

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Jack Frost Enduro Saturday

(Mercer, PA March 12, 2017): Weather permitting, Mercer Raceway Park will begin the 2017 racing season with the annual Jack Frost Enduro and Snow Flake 25 on Saturday, March 18. The fun will start at noon with an open practice session for all classes. At 3 p.m., the Mini Stocks

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Car Show Coming Soon!

(Mercer, PA February 5, 2017): It won’t be long for fans to see the cars that will compete at Mercer Raceway Park and other area speedpaths. Shenango Valley Mall will partner up with the Park to host the annual car show on March 2-5. The show will be open to

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Mercer Raceway Park Celebrates 2016 Season and Awards Championships

(Mercer, PA January 30, 2017): Over 230 members of the racing family from Mercer Raceway Park gathered Saturday night at the Normandy Banquet Hall of the Hickory V.F.W. to celebrate the 2015 season and to honor the track’s biggest achievers. Taking the top honors were seven divisional champions. In addition,

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Get Your Banquet Tickets Now!

(Mercer, PA January 20, 2017): Racers, fans, and staff will gather for the 2016 Awards Ceremony and Banquet on Saturday evening, January 28, 2017, at the Normandy Banquet Center in Hermitage, PA. Tickets can be purchased for $35, which includes the buffet dinner, dessert, beer and pop. A cash bar

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Saturday Night Live! Format Changes Announced

(Mercer, PA January 13, 2017): Mercer Raceway Park is changing its Saturday Night Live! racing program which has been the backbone of the schedule in recent years. “We experimented with a two-tiered format last season, by having several of our support classes starting earlier in the day. But, the lessons

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Enter Now for the Jack Frost Enduro 

(Mercer, PA January 7, 2017):  Once again, Mercer Raceway Park will kick off the racing season with the annual Jack Frost 150, on Saturday, March 18. “The enduro is a really fun event,” said track owner Bill Altman. “The cars are very affordable because they are street machines with modifications

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Chiller Thriller Announced

(Mercer, PA November 27, 2016): The management of Mercer Raceway Park is busy putting together an exciting and diverse schedule for the 2017 season. The first piece of the puzzle has already been laid on the table. “We are pleased to announce that the Chiller Thriller will again feature the

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Ticket Packages and Banquet Tickets on Sale Now!

(Mercer, PA November 18, 2016):  Mercer Raceway Park is now selling ticket packages and banquet tickets, just in time for holiday gift giving. “We have held the line on our prices again, so fans can save on their racing by purchasing them in advance,” said track owner Bill Altman. Tickets

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Banquet Tickets and Race Tickets Available Soon

(Mercer, PA October 27, 2016): Plans are being made by the Mercer Raceway Park management for the 2016 Awards Ceremony and Banquet, which will again be held at the Normandy Hall of the Hermitage V.F.W. Please watch the website for further details, including the availability of tickets. Remember that all

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Swap Meet Cancelled

(Mercer, PA October 21, 2016): The racer’s swap meet benefitting the Modified Tour has been cancelled due to rain and wet grounds. There will not be a make-up date for this event.

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Stock Car Entry Fees Changed

(Mercer, PA September 21, 2016): Because Friday’s Stock Car portion of the Little Guy Nationals will be sanctioned by the Penn Ohio Pro Stock Series, management of Mercer Raceway Park has decided to reduce the entry fees for racers competing in that class. All Stock Car drivers will be required

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Little Guys Nationals Format Announced

(Mercer, PA September 21, 2016): Due to the high volume of calls and erroneous posts on social media about this weekend’s Little Guys Nationals, the management of Mercer Raceway Park is providing additional information about the format of the two-day event. Please note that ALL classes will have features on

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Little Guys Nationals Up Next

(Mercer, PA September 19, 2016): Mercer Raceway Park will host the 17th Annual Little Guys Nationals this Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24. This traditional season-ending event will feature seven different classes of car in competition. It is one of the most popular and exciting racing events held at

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Pull Cancelled

(Mercer, PA September 18, 2916): Due to rain and wet grounds, th USA East Fall Final Pull has been cancelled. The parties are negotiating for a new date. The 17th Annual Little Guys Nationals is ready to go on September 23 and 24.

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Pull Postponed

(Mercer, PA September 17, 2016): The USA East Final Fall Nationals Truck and Tractor Pull at Mercer Raceway Park has been postponed due to rain. The event will be held on Sunday, starting at 4 p.m. Pit gates will open at 1:30. Spectator admissions will start at 2:30. Remember that

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Fall Nationals Pulling Event at Mercer Raceway Park

(Mercer, PA September 13, 2016): This Saturday, September 17, Mercer Raceway Park will host the USA East Regional Final Fall Nationals Truck and Tractor Pull, sanctioned by Full Pull Productions. The event, presented by Watson’s Inc., will carry a raindate of Sunday, September 18. Fan favorites, including Modified Semis, Smoker

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Little Guys Nationals Pre-registration Still Open

(Mercer, PA September 8, 2016): Just eight days remain for racers to submit their pre-registration forms for the 17th Annual Little Guys Nationals. If the registration is received by September 16, racers can save $15 off the cost to enter one of the region’s best events! Entry blanks can be

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Penn-Ohio Stocks, and More, Friday at Little Guys Nationals

(Mercer, PA September 1, 2016): Stock cars have always been a featured class during the Little Guys Nationals at Mercer Raceway Park, and the 17th Annual running of the event will be no different. On Friday night, September 23, the Penn-Ohio Stocks will challenge the Precise Racing Products Open Stocks,

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Meet Phil and His Pal, Stewart, this Saturday

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lou Long (412-760-9755) (Mercer, PA August 25, 2016): This Saturday, August 27, will be a REALLY BIG night for fans of all ages at Mercer Raceway Park! Everybody will have the opportunity to not only meet their favorite drivers during the Meet Your Heroes sessions,

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Championship Runs on Saturday

(Mercer, PA August 25, 2016): The table is set for Championship Night at Mercer Raceway Park. This Saturday, August 27, racers will compete for double points in the final night of regular season competition and, after the final checkered flag waives, there will be seven proud racers ready to claim

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Little Guy Nationals Taking Shape

(Mercer, PA August 25, 2016): In just a few short weeks, Mercer Raceway Park will host the 17th Annual Little Guys Nationals. Held on September 23 and 24, 2016, this event showcases the support classes that compete weekly at the speedway, and it brings in several other divisions to expand

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Outlaw Sprint Warriors vs. F.A.S.T. 305s

(Mercer, PA August 17, 2016): Sprint car fans are in for a special treat this Saturday, August 20, at Mercer Raceway Park. There will be head-to-head competition between the speedway’s Bonnell’s Rod Shops Outlaw Sprint Warriors and the Fremont Attica Sprint Tour 305s. It will be the first time that

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Kekich Memorial Next on the Docket

(Mercer, PA August 2, 2016): Saturday, August 6, will be the Third Annual “Putsy” Kekich Memorial, named in honor of the late Paul “Putsy” Kekich, one of the most popular racers in the history of Mercer Raceway Park. Kekich was an outstanding driver, too, racking up wins in the Sprint

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Racing is Cancelled for July 30

(Mercer, PA July 29, 2016): Due to the threat of thunderstorms throughout the day, racing set for July 30 at Mercer Raceway Park has been cancelled. Join us on Saturday, August 6, for the Third Annual Putsy Kekich Memorial, presented by Bonnell’s Rod Shop and Sunburst Environmental. Coming soon, on

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Super Six to Compete at Mercer Raceway Park

(Mercer, PA July 27, 2016): Mercer Raceway Park will present a Saturday Night Live! racing program on July 30, with one significant exception. The 4 Your Car Connection Sprint Cars are being given the week off to support the Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions event to be held

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Little Guy Nationals Registration Now Open

(Mercer, PA July 26, 2016): Registration forms are now available for the season-ending blow-out, the 17th Annual Little Guy Nationals! The event dates are September 23 and 24. Enter before September 16 to save $$$$ on your entry fee. Entry forms are available on the website by clicking on Driver

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Saturday Night Live! to Include Bicycle Races for the Children

(Mercer, PA July 18, 2016): With the Mid-Season Championships in the books, the points leaders in some divisions strengthened their grips on the championship hardware, one saw his margin shrink, and a couple of others climbed ahead of their adversaries. This week, Mercer Raceway Park will be back to a

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Six Divisions to Race on July 9

(Mercer, PA July 6, 2016): Mercer Raceway Park will host six divisions of racing this Saturday, July 9, starting at 5:30. It will be a Saturday Night Live! racing program with one exception: there will be no 4 Your Car Connection 410 Sprint Cars. Top billing will go to the

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Points Available at MyLaps

(Mercer, PA July 2, 2016): Due to technical difficulties with the website, we have been unable to update the track points. Points for the divisions scored with transponders–that is, all classes except Mini Stocks and Junior Sprints–are available at MyLaps. You can see the current points by selecting the driver

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Fireworks and Racing Fun on June 25

(Mercer, PA June 22): Mercer Raceway Park presented a spectacular night of racing on June 18, topped off with a thirty lap feature for the United Late Model Series, won by Russell King over Max Blair. Well, one week later, the Late Models have moved on and the 4 Your

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ULMS Late Models Invade Mercer Raceway Park

(Mercer, PA June 15, 2016): Mercer Raceway Park will host the ULMS Late Models, and more, on Saturday, June 18. “The extended forecast looks favorable, so we are looking forward to a great night of racing,” said track owner Bill Altman. “The fans do not get many opportunities to see

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Stocks and Mini Stocks Added June 18

(Mercer, PA June 11, 2016): The Precise Racing Products Open Stocks and the Eperthener’s Auto Wrecking and Ray’s Racing Collectibles Mini Stocks have been added to card for the June 18 ULMS Late Model special. This will be a full-fendered extravaganza!

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Midseason Championships Rescheduled Due to Weather

(Mercer, PA June 11, 2016): With late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the forecast, Mercer Raceway Park has cancelled the racing event to be held on June 11, 2016. The Midseason Championships presented by Herr’s Snacks will now be held on July 16, along with the American Cancer Society “Racing

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Meet Your Heroes on Midseason Championship Night

(Mercer, PA June 8, 2016): Herr’s Snacks will present Meet Your Heroes on Midseason Championship Night at Mercer Raceway Park on Saturday, June 11. “Because we have lost so many events to rain already this season, the Midseason Championship runs will take on added importance in the hunt for a

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Schedule Updated

(Mercer, PA June 7, 2016): Please note that the schedule has been adjusted for July 23 and 30, to accommodate the 4 Your Car Connection 410 Sprint Car racers who may wish to compete with the Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions at another area speedway. The Kid’s Bike

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Condolences to the Rossey Family

(Mercer, PA June 7, 2016): The management and staff at Mercer Raceway Park extend their sincere condolences to the Rossey family on the loss of its patriarch, Ken, in a recent farming accident. Ken, aged 79, was the farther of Outlaw Sprint Warrior driver Mark Rossey.

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Weather Claims Another Race

(Mercer, PA June 4, 2016): Afternoon sprinkles and the threat of evening showers led to yet another cancellation of a racing event at Mercer Raceway Park on June 4. The Midseason Championships will be next on the docket on June 11, weather permitting, of course. The Midseason Championships will be

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Twin State Club Night Coming June 4

(Mercer, PA June 2): Despite threatening weather all around the track, Mercer Raceway Park presented a thrilling program of traditional Sprint Car racing with Ohio teenager Cooper Clouse taking the win in the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series event last Saturday. Well, the wings will be back atop the Sprint Cars,

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Points Will NOT be Awarded for 410 Sprints Saturday

(Mercer, PA May 27, 2015): At the request of numerous competitors, Mercer Raceway Park has reversed its decision with regard to awarding points for the 4 Your Car Connection Sprint Cars that would compete in this Saturday’s non-wing contest with the B.O.S.S. Sprints. There will be NO POINTS for the

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BIG RIGS – TRACTORS – 4×4 TRUCKS

(Mercer, PA May 25, 2016): Mercer Raceway Park will play host to the opening event of the USA-EAST Championship Tractor and Truck Pull Season on Sunday, May 29, at 6:30 p.m. This event is made possible by Ritenour Equipment Co., of Butler. For the past seventeen years, the tradition of

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May 21 Racing Cancelled

(Mercer, PA May 21, 2016): A cold and steady rain settled in over Mercer Raceway Park during the night and continued throughout the day, leading to the fourth consecutive cancellation of racing. The Rick’s Truck & Equipment Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series heads to the speedway on May 28, along with

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Saturday Night Live! Racing to Try Again

(Mercer, PA May 18, 2016): If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again. Well, this Saturday Mercer Raceway Park will do just that. After suffering three consecutive rainouts–including the annual visit of the Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions–the racers will attempt to complete a Saturday Night Live!

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Schedule Changes Announced

(Mercer, PA May 18, 2016): Due to the cancellation of several races, adjustments have been made to the schedule. In particular, the Elder Tractor Sales & Service Junior Sprints and the Rock Concrete Supply Modified Lites have been added to several shows to give the racers in those classes more

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All Stars Washed Out

(Mercer, PA May 14, 2016): The storm front moved into Western Pennsylvania right on schedule and it delivered the punch that knocked out The Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions. “We are really disappointed to lose this show to the weather,” said Mercer Raceway Park owner Bill Altman. “There

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All Stars Washed Out

(Mercer, PA May 14, 2016): The storm front moved into Western Pennsylvania right on schedule and it delivered the punch that knocked out The Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions. “We are really disappointed to lose this show to the weather,” said Mercer Raceway Park owner Bill Altman. “There

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All Stars Sprints and More at Mercer Raceway Park Saturday

(Mercer, PA May 11, 2016): Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprint Car series will roar into Mercer Raceway Park this Saturday, May 14. It will be the final night of a two-day stand in Western Pennsylvania and the only time that the travelers will tangle with

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Weather Wins Again; All Stars Next

(Mercer, PA May 7, 2016): With weather forecasts calling for rain in the late afternoon and into the night, Mercer Raceway Park cancelled the racing action set for Saturday, May 7. The next show will be the annual visit of the Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions, on Saturday,

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Sprinters Prepare for All Stars Invasion

(Mercer, PA May 3, 2016): This Saturday, May 7, will be the final opportunity for the 4 Your Car Connection 410 Sprint Car drivers to get ready for the invasion of Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions. Joining the fun at Mercer Raceway Park will be the

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Mercer Raceway Park Mourns Losses of McDonald and Carnahan

The staff and management of Mercer Raceway Park mourn the recent deaths of Art McDonald and Dow Carnahan. McDonald was a mainstay in the Modified division for many years. Carnahan was one of the region’s best known voices, with experience as the track announcer at three prominent area speedways and

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Wet Weather Claims Another Race Date at Mercer Raceway Park

(Mercer, PA April 29, 2016):  Persistent rains saturated the grounds and the forecast calls for more moisture to fall on Mercer Raceway Park, forcing a cancellation of the racing program which was to be held on April 29.  Track management has yet to determine when there will be a make-up

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April 23 Activities

This Saturday night is going to be exciting for the young fans at MRP ! Dragonfly Balloons will be there Grandstand Gate open till National Anthem creating balloon animals for the kids! Limo Rides ( if you would like to be entered into the drawing to win stop by kids

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Racing Fun Back at Mercer Raceway Park

Racing Fun Back at Mercer Raceway Park Racing Fun Back at Mercer Raceway Park After a successful “Let’s Go Racing” promotion last weekend, Mercer Raceway Park will offer a full card of Saturday Night Live! racing on Saturday, April 23. Joining the six traditional classes of race cars will be

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Time Trials added for 410 Sprints Saturday at Mercer Raceway Park

Time Trials added for 410 Sprints Saturday Promoter Bill Altman announced today that the 4 Your Car Connection Sprint Cars will race against the clock to start Saturday evening’s program. “Because this is a special race, with $3,000 being paid to the winner, we will have time trials to establish

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Racing Resumes Saturday at Mercer Raceway Park

Let’s Go Racing! Let’s Go Racing! April 16 will finally kick-off the official 2016 points at Mercer Raceway Park. “Let’s Go Racing!” will be the favorite greeting as the racers and fans of Mercer Raceway Park gather on Saturday, April 16. “The third time will be the charm,” said track

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Weather Foils the Fun Again at Mercer Raceway Park

April 9 Racing has been canceled Weather Foils the Fun Again at Mercer Raceway Park For the second straight week, rain and snow, together with cold temperatures, forced the cancellation of racing action at Mercer Raceway Park. April 16 – Let’s Go Racing! prested by Bonnell’s Rod Shop Let’s Go

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Championship Racing Starts this Week at Mercer Raceway Park

Championship Racing Starts this Week at Mercer Raceway Park The chase for the championships will start this Saturday, April 9, at Mercer Raceway Park. Racers in all seven classes will get their first opportunities to earn valuable points that will count toward the coveted titles. Because the speedway lost the

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April 2nd Racing Program Canceled

Mercer Raceway Park Damp Today’s Racing has been canceled Mercer Raceway Park lost its first event to the weather in the 2016 season on Saturday, April 2. “We were disappointed that we could not try our new format,” said track owner and promoter Bill Altman. “We will be ready to

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March 26 2016

Hello All, I apologize for the delay in posting to this web page…… We are trying to keep updated during the 2016 season on this page ! Check out the action photos including the BIG surprise at the Mall Car Show and March 26 at the race track !

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Jack Frost 150 Enduro and Mini Stock Snowflake 25

Racing Starts Saturday at Mercer Raceway Park Action abounds in the annual Jack Frost 150 Enduro In just a few short days, Mercer Raceway Park will roar back to life after a long winter’s nap. A practice session will kick things off on Saturday morning, March 19, commencing at 10

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Awards Banquet Celebrates Mercer Raceway Park 2015 Season

Awards Banquet Mercer Raceway Park’s 2015 Champions were honored at the annual Awards Banquet The Mercer Raceway Park family celebrated the 2015 season and welcomed the 2016 edition Saturday night at the Normandy Banquet Center in Hermitage, PA with its annual Awards Banquet. Taking top honors in their respective divisions

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2016 Season and Season Pit Passes

Now through February 29, 2016 you can purchase Season and Pit Passes at a significant discount. Season Pass (general admission for all events is $245, saving you $105. Season Pit Pass is $475, saving you $200. Order by December 15, 2015 to ensure delivery before Christmas.

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Open Practice and Jack Frost Enduro to Kick Off 2016 Schedule!

Jack Frost Enduro Track General Manager announced today that the opening event of the 2016 schedule at Mercer Raceway Park will be an Open Practice for all divisions on March 19, followed immediately by the Annual Jack Frost Enduro and Snowflake 25 for Mini Stocks. Please check our official Jack

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Remembering Gus Linder

Sad to learn of the passing of all-time great Gus Linder. The following recap of Gus’ great career comes from Don Gamble. Remember When: Gus Linder – The Man in Black by Don Gamble 1990 In the late 1940’s and early 1950’s, the Linder name was one of the biggest

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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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Mercer Raceway Park Ticket Packages Make Great Holday Gifts

Parking Spot Tickets for Jack Frost Also Available Mercer, PA (November 14, 2014): If you’re having trouble getting the right gift or if you need a little stocking stuffer for the racers in your life, Mercer Raceway Park has just the ticket for you! That’s right, the track where Saturday

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Jack Frost Enduro Set for January 3, Registrations Open

We apologize for our earlier post that contained the incorrect date. Mercer, PA (October 20, 2014): With the 2014 racing season complete, the staff and management of Mercer Raceway Park are already making plans for a bigger and better 2015. Once again, the fun will start on the first Saturday

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Vern Hawley Sad News

Just received the sad news Vern Hawley passed away. Vern was a former promoter at Hickory and Mercer Raceway & also father of Jimmy Hawley.

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MRP Kids Club Now Officially Part of MROA Ministries

Over the last few seasons the Kids Club has grown! As the Kids Club Directors (Don & Jess Kennedy) we felt the need to attend Motor Racing Outreach’s Ministry in Motor Sports training seminar in January 2014. By attending the seminar we gained valuable skills and knowledge that allows us

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Attention 358 Modified Drivers

Mercer, PA (July 9, 2014): This weekend, the races will be sanctioned by the BRP Modified Tour, so no points will be awarded to the loyal Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modified competitors. The race on Saturday will be 25 laps, paying $1100 to win, and Sunday’s race will go 35

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Our Condolences

The staff, drivers and fans of Mercer Raceway Park offer our sincere condolences to track owner Bill Altman on the passing of his sister Pat Rigby.

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Attention Outlaw Sprint Warriors: Rule Update Posted

Mercer, PA (June 3, 2014): Please be advised that engine blocks are available under GM Part number 10243878 and can be purchased from any GM dealer. We have been informed that blocks are in stock at Sweeney Buick GMC. Please direct any questions to Track Manager Frank Benic or Tech

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Attention All Racers

Mercer, PA (April 23, 2014): Please note that we are now keeping points on Mylaps for all classes except Mini Stocks. You can access the points by clicking on Points on the website. A dropdown menu will allow you to select the class to be viewed. Points should be updated

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Attention Modified Lite Racers

Mercer, PA (April 16, 2014): There are two important announcements for all Modified Lite racers. First, there will be NO Modified Lite racing at the track on April 19. Second, the burn-off period for the American Racer tires will be in effect for the next two races.

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Condolences to Family of Rodney Daye, Sr.

Rodney Daye, Sr. passed away recently. He was 56 and very active and well known as a mechanic in the six cylinder modifieds at Mercer Raceway. His most recent accomplishment was wrenching the crate late model Frank Guidace won the track title with at Mercer.

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Mercer Raceway Park Mourns Passing of Bill Wheeling

Mercer Raceway Park staff and management mourn the loss of Bill Wheeling, a former track champion and official at area tracks. Bill lost his life in a motorcycle accident last Sunday on his way home from a race. Bill was a friend to all. Condolences to his family and friends.

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Calling All Drivers

The Mercer Raceway Park Kids Club is currently working on making Driver Testimony Cards to be passed out to the fans in the stands! For this project, they need your help. If you would like to share your personal testimony OR your favorite Bible verse (and why it is your

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MERCER RACEWAY PARK KIDS CLUB NEEDS YOUR HELP!

Brian ‘Cowboy’ Steinman needs a new wheelchair, and we are going to be raising money to help him get it. For the next few weeks, for a donation, you can sign a Sprint Car front wing. On May 11 we will have a soon-to-be-announced Sprint Car driver mount this wing

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Attention Sprint Car Teams

Mercer, PA (April 10, 2013):  Mercer Raceway Park will allow a three-race burn off period for 410 Sprint Car racers to use up their old Goodyear tires.  To be legal, all 410 Sprints must be on EITHER the 2012 Goodyear OR the 2013 Hoosier APPROVED tires.  This is NOT an

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Point Chase Starts Saturday at Mercer Raceway Park

Mercer, PA (April 9, 2013): After a successful Chiller Thriller, Mercer Raceway Park will host its first Saturday Night Live! event of the 2013 racing season on April 13. And, to add to the excitement, the points chase will begin immediately for all six of the classes. All but one

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New Divisional Sponsors Announced

Mercer, PA (March 10, 2013):  In a little more than two weeks, Mercer Raceway Park will come back to life as it will play host to the annual Chiller Thriller. That’s right, on Saturday, March 30, two divisions of Late Models will be in action, along with the UEMS E-Modifieds

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Mercer Raceway Park Crowns Champions, 2013 Season Announcements Made

Mercer, PA (January 20, 2013): Mercer Raceway Park celebrated the end of its 61st season of racing with the annual banquet and awards ceremony at the Normandy Banquet Center, in nearby Hermitage, PA. Taking the top honors were Eric Williams (Luxaire Heating & Cooling Sprint Cars), Rob Curtis (Approved Toilet

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Holiday Specials Are Back!

Because of the tremendous response to our Holiday Special deals, we have decided to extend these offers until March 10. But hurry and act now! After March 10, these deals are gone.

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The 2012 Awards Banquet

The management of Mercer Raceway Park invites you to The 2012 Awards Banquet The annual event will take place on Saturday, January 19, 2013 and will again be held at the Normandy Banquet Center/Hickory VFW at 5550 East State St. (Route 62) in Hermitage, PA. Please join us for this

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6th Annual High Performance Swap Meet on October 13

Mercer, Pa (September 26, 2012):  With the 2012 racing season now complete at Mercer Raceway Park and completing soon at other area speedways, this is the perfect time for racers to think about cleaning out their trailers and garages and getting restocked for 2013. To help in that endeavor, Mercer

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Patriot Sprints Headline Mercer Raceway Park Program September 1

Mercer, PA (August 28, 2012): Mercer Raceway Park will host its final Sprint Car special of the 2012 season this Saturday, September 1, when the Patriot Sprint Tour comes to town! The program will include the Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modifieds, Ti22 Performance Outlaw Sprint Warriors, Precise Racing Products Stock

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New Dates for Bicycle Races Announced

Mercer, PA (August 20, 2012): With the number of available weekends for racing shrinking, management of Mercer Raceway Park announced another schedule change brought about by the inclement weather. The Kids Bike Races have been moved to Saturday, September 1, joining the Patriot Sprint Series program, which is presented by

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Brian Steinman Tribute Planned

Mercer, PA (August 3, 2012): Management of Mercer Raceway Park announced that an addition has been made to the annual Meet Your Heroes Night. The program, which was moved to September 8 due to inclement weather, will now include a tribute to Cowboy Brian Steinman. He was injured in a

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Mercer Raceway Park mourns the passing of George Shaffer

Mercer Raceway Park mourns the passing of George Shaffer, father and crew chief of Sprint Car driver Aaron Shaffer. George was a welcome and familiar site in the Mercer pits, always wearing his work apron and always a huge smile for anyone and everyone. There will be a memorial service

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Rain Washes out Features at Mercer Raceway Park

Mercer, PA (September 1, 2012): With the Patriot Sprint Tour on the track for the start of the feature event, a rain shower hit Mercer Raceway Park, forcing a cancellation of the show. The program will not be made up. There will be no refunds. Rain checks and pit wristbands

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Clarification of Policy Regarding Points

Mercer, PA (Revised May 12, 2102):  Track management announces this clarification of the policy regarding points awarded for racing in 2012 at Mercer Raceway Park.  This clarification is being made because of the number of questions raised and some misinformation that has been circulating throughout the racing community.  The clarification

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FELMLEE TO DEFEND SPRINT CAR TITLE AT MERCER RACEWAY PARK

Mercer, PA (April 5, 2012):  When Bob Felmlee received the accolades this January for his fifth Sprint Car championship at Mercer Raceway Park, it appeared that there would be a vacancy on the throne. Felmlee had sold all of his equipment and he was still searching for a ride. However,

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305 Sprint Car Diplomacy Works for Little Guy Nationals

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Mercer, PA (September 22, 2011):  As anticipation builds for the annual Little Guy Nationals at Mercer Raceway Park (September 23-24), track officials announced the first success in 305 Sprint Car diplomacy. In 2011, the speedway embarked upon its first year of 305

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Sprint Car Appreciation Night Coming Soon

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Lou Long (412-760-9755) Mercer, PA (August 6, 2011):  Mercer Raceway Park and Goodyear Racing are pleased to announce the Sprint Car Appreciation Night, August 20, 2011.  Since taking the reins of the speedway in 2010, Bill Altman wanted to make Mercer Raceway Park the place

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June 25 Race Broadcast Now Available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT:   LOU LONG (412-760-9755) Mercer, PA (July 3, 2011):  If you missed the June 25 BRP/Hoosier Tire Modified Tour and Luxaire Heating & Cooling Sprint Car races, or if you just want to relive the thrills and chills, tune in to Shawn Wood’s call on The

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Mercer Raceway Park Offers $500 Bonus for Sprint Cars

For All Star Sprint Circuit of Champions Event on May 14 Mercer, PA (May 6, 2011) – Mercer Raceway Park and Bill McCandless Ford are teaming up to offer Mercer Raceway Park regulars the chance to snag some extra prize money at the May 14 All Star Sprint Circuit of

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