Several Sprint Car Races This Week At Selinsgrove

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Several Sprint Car Races
Selinsgrove Speedway will host a two-day weekend full of sprint car racing this Friday and Saturday. (Dan Demarco photo)

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway will continue its season on Friday and Saturday, June 5-6, with a two-day weekend of sprint car action.

Friday’s action will feature the Modern Heritage 410 sprint cars competing in another $4,000 to win main event with action getting underway at 8 p.m.

Limited late models will join the Modern Heritage 410 sprints on the Friday night card, racing for $1,000 to win with gates opening at 5:30 pm.

Saturday night, the focus shifts to the first 360 sprint car race held in Pennsylvania this season when the New York based Patriot Sprint Tour invades to battle PA Posse 360 drivers in the annual Joe Whitcomb Memorial, paying $3,071 to the winner.

The Apache Tree Service 305 sprints will also be on the racing card along with the A&A Auto Stores roadrunners.

Saturday racing is slated for a 7 p.m. start.

The 305s competed with 51 cars pitside at the track on Saturday, May 29.

Carlisle’s Jason Shultz claimed the 16th annual Whitcomb Memorial in 2019 and a banner field of 360 sprints is expected to honor Whitcomb on Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway. The race is the first contest for 360s throughout the Mid-Atlantic in 2020.

As reigning series champion, Davie Franek of Wantauge, N.J., will begin defense of his Patriot Sprint Tour title with the special Selinsgrove event.