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Area Roundup: Barbara, Murdick and Seger Score Special Wins In Local Action


Fans in the western PA/eastern OH were treated to three great special events all in one fine evening of racing on Saturday night as Mercer Raceway Park, Sharon Speedway and Pittsburgh PA’s Motor Speedway (PPMS) all held either a touring series or had a special division visit their respective facilities.  Recently re-opened Tri City Raceway Park also ran a full Saturday night program headlined by super late models as well. So in lieu of our normal weekend scoreboard, we’d like to take you to the stories (told by some fantastic writers) from all four facilities.



BRP Modifieds at Mercer Raceway Park:

The BRP Modified Tour made their annual visit to Mercer Raceway Park and didn’t disappoint as a healthy car count and some passing in the feature headlined the night of racing at Mercer Raceway Park. Niagara frontier invaders Erick Rudolph and Shayne Pierce both gave it their all, but when the checkered flag fell, it was Dave Murdick, (from 6th) who took home the trophy. Outlaw Sprint Warriors, Mod Lites, Vintage Mods and 4 cylinders were also on the card.


BRP Mod Tour Top 10:

1. Dave Murdick
2. Erick Rudolph
3. Shayne Pierce
4. Rex King Jr.
5. Lonnie Riggs
6. Rex King
7. Rick Richner
8. Eric Gabany
9. Rick Regalski
10. Tommy Kristyak.

For the full story of the night’s action from Mercer Raceway Park,
click here: The Story from Mercer


410 Sprints at Sharon Speedway

Jimmy Seger pulled off an emotional victory in the 410 sprints Saturday night. Seger was injured badly in a crash at Williams Grove last season and had been on the comeback trail since having been able to race again. He found victory lane for the first time in 2015 at Saturday night, holding off a hard charging Brandon Matus by a very slim margin at the line to take home the $1500 victory. EModmodifieds, Econo Mods, Stocks and 4 cylinders also made an appearance Saturday night.

Top 10:

1. Jimmy Seger
2. Brandon Matus
3. Dan Kuriger
4. Eric Williams
5. Jack Sodeman Jr.
6. Carl Bowser
7. Dennis Wagner
8. AJ Flick
9. Michael Bauer
10 Russ Sansosti

For the full story from Sharon Speedway, from Mike Leone: Click here:  The Story From Sharon


ULMS Late Models at PPMS:

The ULMS Late Models were in action Saturday night at PPMS and it was Keith Barbara standing in victory lane at the end of the night. Barbara took home over $3,000 in the annual “Red Miley Rumble” Saturday night with Alex Ferree and Colton Flinner rounding out the podium.  The RUSH pro late models also appeared as well as the rest of the regular racing card 

From ULMS facebook

ULMS Late Models Top 10: (17 Cars)

1. Keith Barbara
2. Alex Ferree
3. Colton Flinner
4. Jared Miley
5. Steve Baker
6. Davey Johnson
7. Mike Davis
8. Brandon Burgoon
9. Jon Hodgkiss
10. Derek Stefanick

For the Press Release Click Here: The Story From PPMS





Tri City Raceway Park:

Four division action was planned for Tri City Raceway Park Saturday evening and it went down successfully with 17 super late models, 24 RUSH Pro late models, 21 stocks, and 16 Emodifieds.  The action returns Sunday night (August 16) as both the ULMS late models and UEMS Emodifieds are both in play plus other divisions

Super Late Models Top 10:

1. Robbie Blair
2. Greg Oakes
3. David Scott
4. Chris Hackett
5. Scott Rhodes
6. Andy Boozel
7. John Lacki
8. Bobby Rohrer
9. Bob Dorman
10. Max Blair

For the Full Results Click Here:  Results from Tri City Raceway Park

Jared Miley takes the $3,000 to win ULMS feature on Sunday night at Tri City.

For the full press release click here: The Story From Tri City

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