AMERICAN RACER CUP CHALLENGE DATE CHANGES ANNOUNCED FOR NORTH REGION

Due to the postponement of the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ at Thunder Mountain Speedway until after Labor Day, there have been two changes in dates and venues for The American Racer Cup Challenge races.

The Modified North Region Challenge Race from Thunder Mountain will now take place at The Official Accord Speedway on Tuesday, July 3 during Battle of the Bullring 6.

The Sportsman Challenge Race from Thunder Mountain will now be held on Wednesday, July 25 at Afton Motorsports Park.

Remember these events offer an opportunity to receive valuable BONUS points toward the Insinger Performance Regional The American Racer Cup totals.

Billy Pauch Jr., Dale Welty Take Early American Racer Cup Lead; Challenge Events This Weekend

MILLSBORO, DE – The race toward the 2018 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels is on!

As of this weekend, all 14 American Racer Cup tracks have hosted events and posted points on the board. A drivers’ 10 best finishes count toward the overall Modified and Sportsman championships. The overall title also uses bonus points based on average weekly car count to determine the final count.

As of May 19, Billy Pauch Jr., representing New Egypt Speedway in New Jersey, leads the Modified standings over fellow NES regular David Van Horn and an emerging Matt Sheppard, who has four consecutive victories at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, N.Y.

Complete Modified standings can be found at the following link: https://racestatcentral.com/AmericanRacerCup/series/Modifieds/pages/

In the Sportsman division, Outlaw Speedway’s Dale Welty is atop the points followed by Tom Collins Jr. occupying both second and third positions for his home tracks of Outlaw Speedway and N.Y.’s Five Mile Point Speedway.

To view current Sportsman standings, click the link to follow: https://racestatcentral.com/AmericanRacerCup/series/Sportsman/pages/

Memorial Day weekend marks a pair of ‘American Racer Cup Challenge’ races in conjunction with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco.

These events offer bonus points solely toward the American Racer Cup North and South Regional points sponsored by Insinger Performance of Dushore, Pa. The winner of these Challenge events receives 25 bonus points down to five points for those unable to qualify.

The South Region for both Modified and Sportsman have the potential to earn bonus points this Thursday (May 24) at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, Del., for the STSS ‘Diamond State 50’ event.

North Region Modified and Sportsman racers have their first Challenge race on Sunday (May 27) during the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ at Thunder Mountain Speedway in Center Lisle, N.Y.

Visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com for full information on the Delaware International and Thunder Mountain events.

Insinger Performance Modified Regional point funds are as follows (paid to both North & South): 1) $1,000; 2) $750; 3) $500; 4) $350; 5) $250.

Insinger Performance Sportsman Regional point funds are as follows (paid to both North & South): 1) $500; 2) $400; 3) $300; 4) $200; 5) $100.

The regional cash is paid above the overall point fund distribution and home-track awards.

To learn more about the American Racer Cup, visit the official website at www.theamericanracercup.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, follow on Twitter @racer_cup or on like Facebook: American Racer Cup.

FIRST 2018 AMERICAN RACER CUP CHALLENGE EVENTS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

The American Racer Cup Challenge events toward the Insinger Performance Regional cash are approaching on Memorial Day Weekend. These ‘challenge’ events in conjunction with the Short Track Super Series offer bonus points solely toward the REGIONAL points with money sponsored by Bruce Insinger.

Modified & Sportsman South Region American Racer Cup Challenge Event No. 1 – Delaware International Speedway Thursday, May 24 Diamond State 50

Modified & Sportsman North Region American Racer Cup Challenge Event No. 1 – Thunder Mountain Speedway Sunday, May 27 Lightning on the Mountain

Modified Regional Point Payout: 1) $1,000 – 2) $750 – 3) $500 – 4) $350 – 5) $250

Sportsman Regional Point Payout: 1) $500 – 2) $400 – 3) $300 – 4) $200 – 5) $100

AMERICAN RACER CUP POINTS ENTERING MAY 11-13 WEEKEND

We are working on getting all drivers profiles entered into the computer and there are still some tweaks, but here are the unofficial points for the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Racing entering this weekend. Look for another update on Monday.

Please note Skyline Raceway Park is not included as we have not been able to get the full accurate results yet.

Modified: https://racestatcentral.com/AmericanRacerCup/series/Modifieds/pages/

Sportsman: https://racestatcentral.com/AmericanRacerCup/series/Sportsman/pages/

American Racer Cup Presented By Sunoco Points Get Underway This Friday, April 13

MILLSBORO, DE – The 2018 American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco gets the official “green flag” this Friday night, April 13.

Points begin tabulating for the lucrative home-track program this Friday night. The standings will be tracked through Labor Day Weekend when overall, regional and home-track champions will be crowned.

Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa., will host its Season Opener Friday and drivers at the Coal Region track will be the first to accrue American Racer Cup points.

A cash point fund of $51,450 for Modified and Sportsman teams is in place, with thousands more in tire giveaways planned. The program is presented by Sunoco Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, American Racer and Lias Tire.

Racers from 14 facilities utilizing American Racer tires in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, by simply competing at their home track(s), have the opportunity to share in rewards.

At year-end, Modified competitors (top-15 American Racer Cup overall as ranked among the participating tracks) will share in a $36,000 cash point fund. Rankings are determined by a driver’s 10 best finishes at a participating speedway, with a car count bonus issued at year end.

The overall Modified point fund for 2018 is as follows: 1) $10,000; 2) $5,000; 3) $4,000; 4) $3,500; 5) $2,500; 6) $2,000; 7) $1,750; 8) $1,500; 9) $1,250; 10) $1,000; 11) $900; 12) $800; 13) $700; 14) $600; 15) $500.

Bruce Insinger of Insinger Performance has posted another $5,700 in regional cash ($2,850 to each region). Drivers in both the North and South regions will be eligible for the following point fund: 1) $1,000; 2) $750; 3) $500; 4) $350; 5) $250.

Each track is eligible for 12 tires to be given away during the season, not to mention pre-season drawings for registered drivers and a ‘Dog Days of Summer’ tire given away on Aug. 1 to each speedway’s point leader.

At year-end, the top-five in the American Racer Cup individual track Modified points will receive: champion – five tires; second – four tires; third – three tires; fourth – two tires; fifth – one tire.

The American Racer Cup is one half of a huge bonus program teamed with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. Should a driver win the overall American Racer Cup and both the North and South regions of the STSS, they will collect a $25,000 cash bonus courtesy of Sunoco and Insinger Performance. A driver winning the American Racer Cup overall and the North or South STSS will pocket $10,000 cash.

Sportsman (top-15 American Racer Cup overall as ranked among the participating tracks) at year-end will share in the following $6,750 point fund: 1) $1,500; 2) $1,000; 3) $750; 4) $600; 5) $500; 6) $450; 7) $400; 8) $350; 9) $300; 10) $250; 11) $200; 12) $150; 13-15) $100.

Insinger Performance Regional bonuses ($3,000 total – $1,500 each region) are in place for Sportsman North and South Regions: 1) $500; 2) $400; 3) $300; 4) $200; 5) $100.

Each track will distribute 12 certificates worth $85 off the purchase of an American Racer tire via a random drawing of registered racers. One tire will be awarded to the highest-ranked, registered driver in point standings at each participating speedway as of Aug. 1.

Year-end home track tire awards for Sportsman competitors are as follows: champion- two tires; second – one tire; third – $85 certificate.

To learn more about the American Racer Cup, visit the official website at www.theamericanracercup.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, follow on Twitter @racer_cup or on like Facebook: American Racer Cup.

AMERICAN RACER CUP PRESENTED BY SUNOCO 2018 MEMBER SPEEDWAYS

Accord Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Afton Motorsports Park
Divisions: Modified, Open Sportsman, Crate Sportsman

Big Diamond Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Open Sportsman

Bridgeport Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Delaware International Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Five Mile Point Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Freedom Motorsports Park
Divisions: Modified

Grandview Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Open Sportsman

New Egypt Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Open Sportsman, Crate Sportsman

Outlaw Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Penn Can Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Skyline Raceway Park
Divisions: Open Sportsman, Crate Sportsman

Thunder Mountain Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Open Sportsman, Crate Sportsman

Woodhull Raceway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

 

WHO HAS TAKEN HOME A FREE TIRE ALREADY IN 2018?

Our “pre-season” giveaways are completed. Who has been lucky enough to get a free tire so far in 2018?

January Drawing:
Joe Dgien (Modified)

Bobby Bracall (Sportsman)

March Drawing:
Jeff Bubori (Modified)
Travis Smith (Modified)
Donnie Lawson (Modified)
Joe Dgien (Modified, this time for Outlaw Speedway)

Kenny Hammond (Sportsman)
Adam White (Sportsman)
Ryan Stone (Sportsman)
Stephen Kemery (Sportsman)

As of late last week, all unclaimed certificates have been mailed.

American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Set to Reward Modified & Sportsman Racers for Ninth Year

MILLSBORO, DE – For the ninth consecutive season, the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels will “win with weekly racers” in 2018.

The lucrative “home-track” program for Modified and Sportsman competitors across four states gets underway on Friday, April 13. Points will be tracked through Labor Day weekend with overall, regional and home-track champions crowned.

A cash point fund of $51,450 for Modified and Sportsman teams is in place, with thousands more in tire giveaways planned.

Competitor registration for ’18 is ongoing. As of March 26, a total of 178 drivers have signed up for the program: 103 Modifieds and 75 Sportsman. Drivers may register through May 1.

Racers from 14 facilities utilizing American Racer tires in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, by simply competing at their home track(s), have the opportunity to share in rewards thanks to the American Racer Cup and sponsors Sunoco Race Fuels, Lias Tire and Insinger Performance.

At year-end, Modified competitors (top-15 American Racer Cup overall as ranked among the participating tracks) will share in a $36,000 cash point fund. Rankings are determined by a driver’s 10 best finishes at a participating speedway, with a car count bonus issued at year end.

The overall Modified point fund for 2018 is as follows: 1) $10,000; 2) $5,000; 3) $4,000; 4) $3,500; 5) $2,500; 6) $2,000; 7) $1,750; 8) $1,500; 9) $1,250; 10) $1,000; 11) $900; 12) $800; 13) $700; 14) $600; 15) $500.

Bruce Insinger of Insinger Performance has posted another $5,700 in regional cash ($2,850 to each region). Drivers in both the North and South regions will be eligible for the following point fund: 1) $1,000; 2) $750; 3) $500; 4) $350; 5) $250.

Each track is eligible for 12 tires to be given away during the season, not to mention pre-season drawings for registered drivers and a ‘Dog Days of Summer’ tire given away on Aug. 1 to each speedway’s point leader.

At year-end, the top-five in the American Racer Cup individual track Modified points will receive: champion – five tires; second – four tires; third – three tires; fourth – two tires; fifth – one tire.

The American Racer Cup is one half of a huge bonus program teamed with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. Should a driver win the overall American Racer Cup and both the North and South regions of the STSS, they will collect a $25,000 cash bonus courtesy of Sunoco and Insinger Performance. A driver winning the American Racer Cup overall and the North or South STSS will pocket $10,000 cash.

Sportsman (top-15 American Racer Cup overall as ranked among the participating tracks) at year-end will share in the following $6,750 point fund: 1) $1,500; 2) $1,000; 3) $750; 4) $600; 5) $500; 6) $450; 7) $400; 8) $350; 9) $300; 10) $250; 11) $200; 12) $150; 13-15) $100.

Insinger Performance Regional bonuses ($3,000 total – $1,500 each region) are in place for Sportsman North and South Regions: 1) $500; 2) $400; 3) $300; 4) $200; 5) $100.

Each track will distribute 12 certificates worth $85 off the purchase of an American Racer tire via a random drawing of registered racers. One tire will be awarded to the highest-ranked, registered driver in point standings at each participating speedway as of Aug. 1.

Year-end home track tire awards for Sportsman competitors are as follows: champion- two tires; second – one tire; third – $85 certificate.

Two pre-season giveaways have already taken place. The first, in January at the Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show in Oaks, Pa., with Joe Dgien (Modified) and Bobby Bracall (Sportsman) the recipients.

At Georgetown (Del.) Speedway on March 17, a second, larger random drawing took place. Modified recipients were Travis Smith, Jeff Bubori, Donnie Lawson and Dgien. In the Sportsman division, Kenny Hammond, Adam White, Ryan Stone and Stephen Kemery earned the free tire certificate.

To learn more about the American Racer Cup, visit the official website at www.theamericanracercup.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, follow on Twitter @racer_cup or on like Facebook: American Racer Cup.

AMERICAN RACER CUP PRESENTED BY SUNOCO 2018 MEMBER SPEEDWAYS

Accord Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Afton Motorsports Park
Divisions: Modified, Open Sportsman, Crate Sportsman

Big Diamond Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Open Sportsman

Bridgeport Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Delaware International Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Five Mile Point Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Freedom Motorsports Park
Divisions: Modified

Grandview Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Open Sportsman

New Egypt Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Open Sportsman, Crate Sportsman

Outlaw Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Penn Can Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

Skyline Raceway Park
Divisions: Open Sportsman, Crate Sportsman

Thunder Mountain Speedway
Divisions: Modified, Open Sportsman, Crate Sportsman

Woodhull Raceway
Divisions: Modified, Crate Sportsman

 

Will There Be A Record $57,500 Champion? The Chase Begins March 16-17 At Georgetown Speedway

MILLSBORO, DE – Will there be a $57,500 champion in 2018?

Race fans can witness this historic chase get underway on March 16-17 when the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco opens its season with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Weekend at Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway.

Thanks to the efforts of Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger Performance, the STSS offers the most lucrative champion’s share in the country for big-block/small-block Modified racers this season.

Series management has announced the STSS Halmar International North Region championship will offer $12,500 for 10 races, while the eight-race Velocita-USA South Region title pays $10,000.

The ‘home-track’ American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco pays $10,000 to the overall champion based upon a driver’s 10 best finishes at their respective home track utilizing American Racer tires.

Now – via a partnership with Sunoco and Insinger Performance proprietor Bruce Insinger – very healthy bonuses are available to competitors.

Should a driver win the American Racer Cup overall crown and both the STSS North and South Regions, they will receive a cash bonus of $25,000!

This ‘Grand Champion’ would be in line to collect a massive $57,500 at year-end.

A $10,000 cash bonus awaits should a driver win the American Racer Cup plus the STSS North or South Region.

The richest season in history is approaching quickly.

For the STSS Velocita-USA South Region, the Season Opener is Saturday, March 17 at Georgetown with the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial, a 49-lap, $6,949-to-win event that also serves as the 50th race in series history.

The Halmar International North Region gets its start at N.Y.’s Orange County Fair Speedway on Sunday, April 8 with the fifth annual ‘Hard Clay Open’ offering $5,000 to win for 50 laps around the Legendary House of Power.

Points begin to tabulate for the American Racer Cup on April 13, running through Labor Day Weekend (Monday, Sept. 3).

To learn more about the American Racer Cup, visit the official website at www.theamericanracercup.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, follow on Twitter @racer_cup or on like Facebook: American Racer Cup.

To learn more about the 2018 Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, check out ‘Short Track Super Series’ on Facebook or @ShortTrackSS on Twitter or Instagram.

The Short Track Super Series is presented by American Racer/Lias Tire, Sunoco Race Fuel, Insinger Performance, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, Allstar Performance, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Beyea Custom Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Henry’s Exhaust, Hig Fab, HyperCo, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Land Hoe Maintenance, K&N, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, QA1, Race Pro Weekly, Racing Optics, Superior Remodeling, Teo-Pro Car, Vahlco, Velocita, Weld & Wilwood.

Hefty ‘Pre-Season’ American Racer Cup Drawing Set For March 17; Registered Modified & Sportsman Teams Benefit

MILLSBORO, DE – A hefty ‘pre-season’ tire giveaway is looming for the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco.

On March 17, the second tire giveaway of the year is planned for registered American Racer Cup drivers in both the Modified and Sportsman divisions. The drawing will take place at the Northeast Modified opener at Georgetown (Del.) Speedway, but drivers need not be present to win. The American Racer Cup Facebook page will broadcast the drawing live.

Modified drivers will be eligible for four (4) American Racer tire certificates during the drawing.

Sportsman teams have the opportunity to win four (4) American Racer certificates for $85 off the purchase of a tire.

All drivers registered for the American Racer Cup through March 17 will be entered into the drawings.

One ‘pre-season’ tire giveaway has already taken place in 2018 with Joe Dgien (Modified) and Bobby Bracall (Sportsman) the recipients. The first giveaway was held at the Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show in Oaks, Pa.

The $50,000-plus American Racer Cup is set for its ninth season in 2018, once again rewarding weekly Modified and Sportsman racers at home tracks across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Aside from the huge cash payout, tire giveaways are a key part of the Cup program.

2018 registration forms have been posted on the American Racer Cup website: http://theamericanracercup.com/?page_id=26

The American Racer Cup website has been overhauled detailing 2018 information and can be found on the web at www.theamericanracercup.com.

To learn more about the American Racer Cup, visit the official website at www.theamericanracercup.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, follow on Twitter @racer_cup or on like Facebook: American Racer Cup.

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