Weather Alters Schedule at Mercer Raceway Park Again

Mercer, PA (March 25, 2015): Wet grounds and colder temperatures prevailing through race day forced Mercer Raceway Park to adjust its schedule once again. The Chiller Thriller, set for Saturday, March 28, has been pushed back a week, to April 4. Point racing for the six classes making up a Saturday Night Live program will begin April 11, weather permitting, of course. The Jack Frost Enduro will take place on Sunday, April 12, along with the Snowflake 25.

“We are disappointed to lose another week of racing,” said track manager Frank Benic. “But, we had no choice. The grounds are too wet to do the work necessary to race, and the weekend temperatures could lead to freezing track conditions.”

So, the full-fendered fury will take place on April 4. The ULMS Late Models, unsanctioned Crate Late Models, UEMS Modifieds, and Open Stocks will be on tap tat day. Gates will open at 4 p.m., with racing starting at 6 p.m.
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Mercer Raceway Park Welcomes New Sponsors and Announces Schedule Change

4 your can connection and world of wheelsMercer, PA (March 7, 2015): Mercer Raceway Park is pleased to announce the sponsors for the 410 Sprint Car division in 2015, and the names will be familiar to the Western Pennsylvania motorsports community. 4 Your Car Connection and World of Wheels will present the speedway’s headline class. “We are proud to have these firms join us at Mercer Raceway Park,” said speedway owner and promoter Bill Altman. “They have been part of the racing family for a long time, and we are looking forward to having them partner with us for years to come.”

4 Your Car Connection is engaged in sales and rentals of used vehicles, and it boasts a full service center and towing operation as well. 4 Your Car Connection is located at 7082 U.S. Highway 322, in Cranberry, PA. The store is open Monday through Saturday, and evening hours are available during the week. But, if you are planning to shop on Saturday, plan to arrive early, as the store does close in the afternoon, so everybody can head to the racetrack to enjoy the fun. Check the website, for additional information.

World of Wheels sells ATVs, motorcycles, dirt bikes, cruisers, generators, and more from its shop located at 2572 State Route 257, in Seneca, PA. It is an authorized sales and service center for Honda, Kawasaki, Polaris, Suzuki, Yamaha, Honda Power Equipment, and Toro. Check out for more information. Like 4 Your Car Connection, World of Wheels is open every Monday through Saturday. Evening hours are available during the week, but the shop does close early on Saturdays as well. You know that owner Bob Felmlee, a former Sprint Car champion at the Park, will want to be trackside to see his charges perform!

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January 28, 2015 by EldoraPR

Purchase Secures Future of Nation’s Oldest Winged Sprint Car Tour

Tony Stewart will be the new owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions in 2015.

UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions logoINDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 28, 2015) – Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart has agreed to terms with Guy Webb, owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series, to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour.

The All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. The transaction between Webb and Stewart will proceed immediately.
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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 conferred. the tentative schedule was also released.

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Jack Frost Postponed

Mercer, PA (January 2, 2015): Due to the forecast of freezing rain for January 3, the Jack Frost Enduro and Snowflake 25 have been postponed. “We want this to be a safe and fun event for the racers and the fans,” said track manager Frank Benic. “It would be too dangerous for everybody to get to the speedway, and those stands would be treacherous if they were to get all icy,” he added. The event will be held on Saturday, March 21, instead. There will be a full, open practice session for all divisions that day, with the racing events to follow. Starting times have yet to be determined.

Next up on the docket will be the annual banquet and awards ceremony, which will be held on Saturday evening, January 17, at the Normandy Banquet Center in Hermitage. Please remember that tickets will not be sold at the door, so contact the track office at 724-662-1310 to get yours.

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