(6/17/15)...Unlike some sports the word RAIN is nasty for auto racing. For
the fifth straight week the “R” word has given
track promoters fits. Some tracks were able to get part
of the show in while others got their gates opened only
to have it pour as soon as they did. 2015 has not been
a great season for most of these tracks. Lets all hope
we get some good weather soon so the racing season can
catch a break.
SPEEDWAY – Bedford was able to get a few heats in
the before the skies unleashed wiping out the nights festivities.
This week the ARDC Midgets make a visit. They will join
the Super Late Models, Semi-Lates, Pure Stocks & 4
HOLLOW SPEEDWAY – Ten minutes before start time
the clouds opened up with a torrential down pour flooding
the infield and track. Dog Hollow had 32 Super Lates signed
in for the Shawn McGarvey Memorial. Sunday was the raindate,
but promoter Dan Savino decided to cancel it until this
coming Friday. The Super Lates will be running for $3000
to win. Other divisions participating will be the 305
Sprints, Pure Stocks, Crate Late Models & 4 Cylinders.
Greg Wilson Wins All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Race at Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway on June 6, 2015.
Wilson Dominant at PPMS Saturday, June 6th
Wilson was in the process of taming the field at the Monster
Half Mile, but a lap 18 caution erased his eight-second
advantage. The yellow may have allowed Wilson’s fellow competitors
to catch up, but it certainly didn’t dash his hopes for
pulled away once again on the restart and finished off his
dominating performance picking up the All Star Circuit of
Champions feature in front of a packed house at Pittsburgh’s
Pennsylvania Motor Speedway Saturday night.
was the 23rd career win with the ASCoC for Wilson, a two-time
points champion with the series. The Benton Ridge, OH resident
took the lead from outside pole sitter Dale Blaney on lap
seven and used the bottom groove of the speedway to check
out on the field.
Wilson was standing beside his W20 sprinter in the victory
lane the emotions started flowing.
get crabby when you don’t win, but this right here
is why we do it,” Wilson said to ASCoC announcer Blake
Anderson in victory lane. “I want to thank (PPMS)
for having us. This is a fine race track.
also want to thank the fans for coming out. I appreciate
them spending their hard-earned money to watch us put on
a show and I hope they enjoyed it.”
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