Lock Haven, PA- Clinton County Speedway continues to suffer the effects of early season weather. Not one racing program has been completed this spring.
The 3/8th mile oval did manage to open the gates and complete three micro sprint heat races Friday May 3, before rain blanketed the area. Action was cancelled at that point.
Several schedule changes were made following the rain out. They are as follows: Friday May 10 action includes the GFY Racing Supply kids Easter Candy scramble. On track action includes the super late models in their first appearance of the year. The 30 lap feature event is worth $2,000 to the winner. Also on the card are the Gary’s Motor Mart/Laurel Highlands IMCA sprint cars, Millers Automotive Machine pro stocks, 600 micro sprints and TJ Shooters Sports Bar FWD 4 cylinder stock cars.
General admission for the May 10 racing program is as follows: Adult general admission, $15. Students 12-17, $10. Under 12 free! Pit Admission is $35. Persons holding rain checks are reminded they can be used at face value for at one of the next two racing events. If used for a higher priced admission, holder will be charged the difference.
May 17 the make up Lenny Stroud Jr Memorial race for Smith Excavation & Construction limited late models, carried over from 2018, will be run. The limited’s are joined by the IMCA sprint cars, pro stocks, Weaver’s Radiator & Auto Repair/Jay Coder Excavating & Trucking 270 micro sprints and, 600 micro sprints.
May 24 racing features a spring championship race for the limited late models plus pro stocks, 600 & 270 micro sprints and FWD 4 cylinder stock cars.
Thanks to event sponsor TC Transport of Bellefonte, PA., limited late model drivers battle in their largest paying/CCMS, Sam Ray promoted event on Friday May 31. Title named ” The Nittany 40 “, the winner’s take is $ 2,500. Runner up receives $ 1,200. Third place , $ 900. Fourth place, $ 700 and, fifth place $ 600. The remainder of the top ten payoff is as follows; Sixth, $ 500. Seventh, $ 400. Eighth, 350. Ninth, $325 and tenth $ 300. Starting the 40 lap main is worth $ 200. The total purse is $ 10,725. Time trials will be run. No entry fee is required. IMCA/Laurel Highlands sprint cars, 270 & 600 micro sprints are also on the card.
TC Transport is one of central PA’s most reliable and safe common carriers of bulk supplies for business, municipalities and industries that need raw materials to keep their projects moving. The company is family-owned and operated and prides itself on getting vital materials from points A to B safely, on time at a good price. The company transports landscape and construction supplies, glass industry supplies, municipal/road management supplies and grain, plastics and flatbed materials. TC Transport’s fleet of trucks include dump trucks, vans, flat bed and tri-axle trucks. All dispatching is done in house. The company maintains their own service and repair facility. Their dedicated staff guarantees prompt delivery of product. TC Transport’s service area includes PA, Ohio, New York, Maryland, Delaware and, New Jersey. Their office is located at 121 Musser Lane Bellefonte, PA 16823.Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 am-noon and 1:00 pm until 5. Contact them at (814)-355-0564. The company’s web-site is www.gotctransport.com.
Gates open at 5 pm each night. Warm-ups begin at 7. Racing gets underway at 7:30.
Fans are reminded to enroll in RainOut.Com, a free app that sends a phone text in the event Clinton County Motor Speedway should be postponed for any reason. Log on to the site, search for Clinton County Motor Speedway and enroll.
Make plans to be part of these exciting events during the month of May. Updates are available regularly through the speedway’s Facebook page, news media and www.clintoncountymotorspeedway.com. Race day telephone number is (570)-971-2126.