Category Archives: Weekly Tour Type Modified Tracks

Dorney Park/Mahoning Hall of Fame enshrines newest inductees

By DINO OBERTO ALLENTOWN, PA – The 8th Annual Dorney Park Speedway/Mahoning Valley Speedway Hall of Fame induction ceremony held on Sunday afternoon at the America on Wheels museum in Allentown installed the latest entries with the class of 2017. Don Weida, the late Bimpy Marx, Dave Schlenker and Paul Bauscher were the members of Dorney Park while the late […]

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Bobby Jones wins thrilling Octoberfast Mahoning Modified 200…3-wide last lap run to checkers worth $6000

By DINO OBERTO LEHIGHTON, PA – Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Octoberfast 2017 will be an event long talked about as the 200 lap feature went right down to the wire in an electrifying finish. Bobby Jones won in a three-wide battle to the checkers and nipped Gene Bowers by just .007-seconds with Zane Zeiner right there as well. There was much […]

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Mahoning Valley Speedway’s 2017 Octoberfast weekend is this Saturday and Sunday

  LEHIGHTON, PA – Mahoning Valley Speedway, the little ¼-mile oval is thinking big. Big as in Octoberfast 2017, which will be the biggest feature race day in track history. It will be the biggest payday and the biggest race distance ever for the headline Modifieds as they will run in a 200-lap feature with the winner netting $6000. Second place […]

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Matt Hirschman Caps off Huge Weekend with $4,000 Evergreen Payday

By GENE OSTROWSKI ST JOHNS, PA – The second and final day of Evergreen Raceway’s second annual “King of the Green” (KOTG) weekend kicked off Sunday afternoon. With $4,000 on the line for the winner of the 100-lap American Rental Equipment Modified main event, it was destined to be a show that would draw cars from the tri state area, which it did for all […]

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Zane Zeiner Victorious Saturday at Evergreen’s “King of the Green”

By GENE OSTROWSKI ST. JOHNS, PA – Evergreen Raceway’s second annual “King of the Green” (KOTG) weekends kicked off Saturday afternoon. The pits were filled with racecars and anxious drivers that couldn’t wait to his the 1/3-mile asphalt oval for the last event of the season at the track. Once the dust settled following some intense action, Zane Zeiner of […]

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Mahoning Valley Speedway will close out 2017 Octoberfast weekend, October 28-29

  LEHIGHTON, PA – Mahoning Valley Speedway’s regular point season came to a close this past Saturday evening but there still remains one more show to run, the annual Octoberfast. Taking place on Saturday, October 28, this event will go down in track history as the Modifieds will race for 200 laps and $6000-to-win. The distance and payout are both […]

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Brian DeFebo Wins Feature and Championship at Mahoning Valley

By DINO OBERTO LEHIGHTON, PA – Veteran crew chief Gary Slusser is known for his setups that have put numerous drivers in Victory Lane over the years. Many of them have also gone on to win championships including this year’s Mahoning Valley Speedway Modified kingpin Brian DeFebo. Prior to the night’s 35-lap season point finale Slusser indicated to DeFebo that […]

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