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Championship Night At Lernerville Speedway



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SARVER, PA – (Pittsburgh Racing Now) – Three track championships on tap Friday night at Lernerville Speedway as Fab4 Racing takes to The Action Track.

The tightest points battle is in the Diehl Automotive Big Block Modified division where seven-time Champion Brian Swartzlander and two-time Champion Rex King Jr. enter the night tied in points.  Rex King is also still in the title hunt only 14-points back.  Dave Murdick sits in fourth place 23-points back.

Diehl Automotive Big Block Modifieds:

  1. Brian Swartzlander – 351
  2. Rex King Jr. – 351
  3. Rex King – 337
  4. Dave Murdick – 328
  5. Garrett Krummert – 312

The Millerstown Pic-A-Part DIRTcar/RUSH Pro Stocks division is also ultra-tight.  Tyler Dietz carries a five-point lead into action over second place and defending Champion Corey McPherson.  Third place Joey Zambotti still has a shot at the Championship as he is only 18-points back.

Millerstown Pic-A-Part DIRTcar/RUSH Pro Stocks:

  1. Tyler Dietz – 357
  2. Corey McPherson – 352
  3. Joey Zambotti – 339
  4. Ryan Moyer – 326

Three drivers are battling for the Peoples Natural Gas DIRTcar Sprints division.  2016 Champion Jack Sodeman Jr comes into the fight with an 11-point lead over Carl Bowser (pictured above).  Don’t count out AJ Flick who sits 17-ponts out of the top spot.

Peoples Natural Gas DIRTcar Sprints:

  1. Jack Sodeman Jr. – 329
  2. Carl Bowser – 318
  3. AJ Flick – 312

Congratulations to Ken Schaltenbrand who won the Precise Racing Products DIRTcar Late Model Championship last Friday night.  The battle tonight is for second and third place.  Jared Miley sits in second place, five-points ahead of third place Tyler Dietz. Mike Miller sits in fourth place followed by Colton Flinner and Kelvin Kohan.  Expect a fierce battle as any of those five drivers has a mathematical shot for the runner-up spot.

Precise Racing Products DIRTcar Late Models:

  1. Ken Schaltenbrand – 316
  2. Jared Miley – 259
  3. Tyler Dietz – 254
  4. Mike Miller – 249
  5. Colton Flinner – 241
  6. Kelvin Kohan – 237

Fans will be treated to fireworks following the racing courtesy of Butler County Tourism.

The Lernerville Kids Club will be holding a candy scramble and will also lead the crowd in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.  The Kids Club meets at 6:30 p.m. under the turn four grandstands and is free for all children.

Pits open at 4 PM with the grandstands opening at 5 PM.  Racing starts at 7:30 PM.

Adult general admission is $15, $12 for Seniors, $10 for students ages 11-17 and children 10 and under receive free admission.

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