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2017 Short Track Super Series Schedule Announced

2017 Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Schedule
South Region

Saturday, March 11 – Georgetown Speedway/Georgetown Del. – Melvin L. Joseph Memorial (Rain Date: March 12)

Sunday, April 23 – Bridgeport Speedway/Bridgeport, N.J. (Five-Eighths-Mile) – South Jersey Shootout (Rain Date: April 30) – AMERICAN RACER CUP CHALLENGE EVENT

Thursday, May 25 – Delaware International Speedway/Delmar, Del. – Diamond State 50 (Rain Date: TBA) – AMERICAN RACER CUP CHALLENGE EVENT

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Olum’s Presents $10,000 “Double Down Challenge” At Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, June 28 For ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Special; A Short Track Super Series Modified & SpeedSTR Sweep Worth 10 Grand!

CENTER LISLE, NY – Thanks to Olum’s, one competitor will have the opportunity to collect a $10,000 payday at Thunder Mountain Speedway on Sunday, June 28.

As part of the speedway’s second annual ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special event, Olum’s will present a “Double Down Challenge” for drivers competing in both the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek big-block/small-block Modifieds and the Speedway Entertainment SpeedSTRs.

Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds will be racing for Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region points, while the SpeedSTRs will do battle for the Action Track USA All-Pro Tour championship.

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Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Set For 2015 Season With Expanded Schedule, North & South Regions Formed; $15,000 North Region Championship Set For Nine-Race Schedule, $7,500 Point Title For Five-Race South Region Schedule; $58,450 In Point Fund Cash Posted

BOYERTOWN, PA – After a successful inaugural effort that saw some 153 drivers take part in series events, the Short Track Super Series returns for an expanded second season in 2015.

Bolstered by new support of American Racer/Lias Tire and Hi-Tek Race Fuels, a rich Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek schedule has been outlined for the ’15 campaign by series organizer Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC and participating track operators in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

The series, primarily contested in New York State and the northern tier of Pennsylvania during its first season, has now grown and morphed into two regions: North and South.

Continue reading ‘Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Set For 2015 Season With Expanded Schedule, North & South Regions Formed; $15,000 North Region Championship Set For Nine-Race Schedule, $7,500 Point Title For Five-Race South Region Schedule; $58,450 In Point Fund Cash Posted’

First Race, First Place: Matt Sheppard Wins Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Presented By Rochinski Contracting Services & Husqvarna In Thunder Mountain Speedway Debut; Waterloo, NY Driver Earns $5,640 For Car Owner Norm Hansell In NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Round No. 2

CENTER LISLE, NY – First race, first place!

In his debut at Thunder Mountain Speedway, superstar Matt Sheppard drove to a hefty payday Tuesday night at the Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by Rochinski Contracting Services and Husqvarna. Sheppard, leading wire-to-wire in the 50-lap National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modified event, earned $5,640 in cash plus other incentives: $5,000 from the posted purse, $490 in lap money, $100 from Simplicity Designs and $50 as a Tonarlo’s Pizza Heat-Race Hard Charger.

Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., registered his first-ever BD Motorsports Media LLC victory, becoming the 17th different winner in 21 events contested since 2006. The win was also a first for noted Pennsylvania car owner Norm Hansell, who has been a loyal supporter of the BD Motorsports Media circuit in recent years.

A huge crowd filled Thunder Mountain’s concrete grandstands to capacity for the richest event in track history. The pit area at the Center Lisle, N.Y., oval was jammed with 99 race cars: 73 NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Modifieds and 26 Sportsman. Well over $30,000 was paid out during the night.

Continue reading ‘First Race, First Place: Matt Sheppard Wins Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Presented By Rochinski Contracting Services & Husqvarna In Thunder Mountain Speedway Debut; Waterloo, NY Driver Earns $5,640 For Car Owner Norm Hansell In NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Round No. 2’

A Truly “Special” Event: Tuesday’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ At Thunder Mountain Speedway Will Feature HUGE $30,813 Payout, Diverse Field, Fireworks, Fan Fun, Giveaways & More; Historic Night In Store For Thunder Mountain Speedway!

CENTER LISLE, NY – This special event is just that: special.

Fun for fans, lucrative for racers and a quick-hitting two-division show on a work night, the Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by Rochinski Contracting Services & Husqvarna is set for Thunder Mountain Speedway on Tuesday, May 20 (rain date: May 21). The unprecedented event, a BD Motorsports Media LLC promotion, is one of the most attractive of the 2014 season for big-block/small-block Modified racers: some $30,813 is on the line for 50 laps of racing – the richest night ever at Thunder Mountain!

The ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ serves as the second leg of the six-race National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP en route to the inaugural $10,014 championship. The 50-lap main event offers $5,100 to win, $1,500 for fifth, $1,000 for 10th and $500 just to take the green flag plus a long list of special awards and bonuses. The cash awards and contingencies will be distributed to a wide cross-section of racers: from the event winner to those unable to qualify for the main.

A complete list of lap sponsors for the ‘Lighting on the Mountain’ event, more than $1,500 has been collected (distributed to the top-seven running order), can be found here: http://bdmotorsportsmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/ThunderMountainLapSponsors.pdf.

Continue reading ‘A Truly “Special” Event: Tuesday’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ At Thunder Mountain Speedway Will Feature HUGE $30,813 Payout, Diverse Field, Fireworks, Fan Fun, Giveaways & More; Historic Night In Store For Thunder Mountain Speedway!’

Key Information For Next Tuesday, May 20 (Rain Date: May 21) Thunder Mountain Speedway Olum’s Lightning on the Mountain: Answers To FAQ For Racers & Fans

NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Modifieds: $5,100 to win, 51 laps, $1,500 for 5th, $1,000 for 10th, $500 to start (Round No. 2 of the six-race series)
Crate vs. Open Sportsman: 25 laps, $1,000 to win, $100 to start

Thunder Mountain is located approximately 25 miles north of Binghamton.

Directions can be found here: http://thundermtnspeedway.com/directions/

The speedway address is 91 Hunts Corners Road Center Lisle, NY 13797
Website: www.thundermtnspeedway.com
Race Day Phone: 607.849.7899
Social Media: “Thunder Mountain Speedway” on Facebook; @thundermtnspeed on Twitter

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Hoosier Racing Tire Signs On For NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Marketing Partnership Starting May 20 At Thunder Mountain Speedway; Racers To Benefit With FREE Tire Giveaways; Incentives Add Up For Inaugural ‘Lightning On The Mountain’ Including Lap Money ($1,500-Plus) & Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Starting Position; Drum Of VP Racing Fuel For A DNQ Driver

CENTER LISLE, NY – The richest midweek dirt Modified event in May has gotten even more attractive.

The first-time running of the Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by Rochinski Contracting Services & Husqvarna at Thunder Mountain Speedway will offer NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modified racers with the opportunity to chase some $30,013 in cash plus thousands more in product and contingencies. The Tuesday, May 20 spectacular (rain date: May 21) promoted by BD Motorsports Media LLC is not only the richest event in Thunder Mountain history; it is also among the season’s most lucrative races for Modified competitors.

NDRL Modified racers run a 50-lap main event for $5,100 to win, $3,250 for second, $1,500 for fifth, $1,000 for 10thand $500 just to take the green flag! The hefty purse is sure to attract a diverse field of talent from north, south, east and west of the three-eighths-mile clay oval located approximately 25 miles north of Binghamton, N.Y.

Continue reading ‘Hoosier Racing Tire Signs On For NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Marketing Partnership Starting May 20 At Thunder Mountain Speedway; Racers To Benefit With FREE Tire Giveaways; Incentives Add Up For Inaugural ‘Lightning On The Mountain’ Including Lap Money ($1,500-Plus) & Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Starting Position; Drum Of VP Racing Fuel For A DNQ Driver’

The Show Racers & Fans Won’t Want To Miss Keeps Growing: Thunder Mountain Speedway May 20 Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Presented By Rochinski Contracting Services & Husqvarna Gets More Lucrative For Competitors; $29,968 Cash To Be Distributed; Bonuses & Awards Add Up; Sportsman Battle For $1,000 Winner’s Share

CENTER LISLE, NY – The inaugural Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by Rochinski Contracting Services & Husqvarna will be the dirt Modified race to remember of spring 2014.

As the first-time event at Thunder Mountain Speedway on Tuesday, May 20 (rain date: May 21) grows near, the second round of the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP has become more lucrative. Special awards, lap money, bonuses and a base purse of more than $27,500 combine to make the BD Motorsports Media LLC promotion one of the season’s richest races for big-block/small-block Modified competitors.

Modified racers run a 50-lap main event for $5,100 to win, $3,250 for second, $1,500 for fifth, $1,000 for 10th and $500 just to take the green flag! The hefty purse is sure to attract a diverse field of talent from north, south, east and west of the three-eighths-mile clay oval located approximately 25 miles north of Binghamton, N.Y. The ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ will be the richest event in Thunder Mountain history.

Continue reading ‘The Show Racers & Fans Won’t Want To Miss Keeps Growing: Thunder Mountain Speedway May 20 Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Presented By Rochinski Contracting Services & Husqvarna Gets More Lucrative For Competitors; $29,968 Cash To Be Distributed; Bonuses & Awards Add Up; Sportsman Battle For $1,000 Winner’s Share’

Non-Qualifiers’ Incentives Put In Place For NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Starting At Tuesday, May 20 Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ $27,000-Plus Spectacular; “Recycle Your Entry Fee” Program Launched; Manmiller Electric Posts $100 Cash Bonuses For DNQ Drivers

CENTER LISLE, NY – Incentives continue to grow for the “racers’ choice” National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP.

Round No. 2 of the first-year series, offering a $10,014 champion’s share, approaches at Thunder Mountain Speedway (Center Lisle, N.Y.) on Tuesday, May 20 (rain date: May 21) with the Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by Rochinski Contracting Services & Husqvarna.

Emphasis has been placed on rewarding drivers unable to qualify for the NDRL Modified main event – not only at the Thunder Mountain spectacular – but for the remainder of the series, which also includes stops at I-88 (N.Y.) Speedway (July 23 and Oct. 11), Accord (N.Y.) Speedway (Aug. 5) and Penn Can (Pa.) Speedway (Aug. 12).

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Record-Breaker: Huge, Record-Setting Purse Set For Tuesday, May 20 Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Event At Thunder Mountain Speedway; Payout Tops $27,000, Plus Bonuses & Lap Money Offered For 50-Lap Modified Spectacular

CENTER LISLE, NY – Records will not only fall – they will be shattered – when Thunder Mountain Speedway hosts the Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ presented by Rochinski Contracting Services and Husqvarna on Tuesday, May 20.

The National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP big-block/small-block Modifieds invade the Center Lisle, N.Y., three-eighths-mile oval for a first-time 50-lap special boasting a record payout for the facility, which held its first event in 1992. More than $27,000 has been posted for the NDRL Modified division purse: $5,100 to win (including a $100 bonus from Simplicity Design of Middletown, N.Y.), $1,500 for fifth, $1,000 for 10th and $500 just to take the green flag.

Additionally, there will be lap money, contingency awards, bonuses and product certificates distributed at the unprecedented event promoted by Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC and speedway owner Karl Spoonhower.

Continue reading ‘Record-Breaker: Huge, Record-Setting Purse Set For Tuesday, May 20 Olum’s ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Event At Thunder Mountain Speedway; Payout Tops $27,000, Plus Bonuses & Lap Money Offered For 50-Lap Modified Spectacular’

Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP To Operate Under National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) Umbrella In 2014; NDRL Expands To Northeast Big-Block/Small-Block Modified Realm; NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Sees Huge $6,000 Point Fund Increase As A Result; No Changes In Scheduling, Officials, Rules

BOYERTOWN, PA – The National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) will continue its expansion in 2014.

The NDRL, a national Super Late Model Series founded by Arizona businessman John Kennedy in 2013, has grown steadily during the last year. Now, the NDRL has formed an agreement with Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP organizer Brett Deyo of BD Motorsports Media LLC to break into the Northeast big-block/small-block Modified racing this season.

For ’14, the newly formed Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP will operate under the NDRL umbrella and Modified racers will be the benefactors. As part of the agreement, the NDRL Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP sees a mammoth $6,000 point fund increase over the originally released year-end total announced in December. A $500 perfect attendance drawing (split into a pair of $250 prizes) has also been added for the penultimate race on the series in August in addition to a “post-season” $2,000 incentive in October.  This is a total of $8,500 funneled into the first-year series!

“This is obviously huge news for dirt Modified racers planning to follow our 2014 Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP,” Deyo said of the announcement. “John (Kennedy) has done so many good things for Late Model racing from Arizona to the East Coast. We’re proud to have his support of our new series and I think our race teams will be very impressed with his contributions to our point fund.”

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