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SWEENEY RUSH SERIES HONORS CHAMPIONS & TOP RACERS IN LM, MOD & STOCK DIVISIONS AS $100,000 IN CASH & $10,000 IN CONTINGENCIES IS DOLED OUT AT 2015 AWARDS BANQUET

By Mike Leone | January 23, 2016

(Edinburg, PA)...While the 2016 racing season is only a few months away, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone put a final wrap on the 2015 racing season with the awards banquet and dinner on Saturday night at the Gatherings Banquet & Event Center in Edinburg, Pa.  Despite a blizzard off to the east, a record number of attendees filled the beautiful banquet hall as over $100,000 in cash and approximately $10,000 in contingencies were distributed to Sweeney RUSH Late Model, Sportsman Modified, and Pro Stock racers.  

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SWEENEY RUSH SERIES ENGINE REBUILDER/REPAIR SEMINAR A GREAT SUCCESS AGAIN; ATTENDEES FROM 5 STATES & CANADA

By Mike Leone | December 7, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series held its third annual Authorized Engine Rebuilder/Repair Facility Seminar on Saturday (December 5) at the Hampton Inn & Suites Grove City (PA).  For the second consecutive year, attendance to this was "mandated" for those facilities authorized to rebuild engines for the RUSH Late Model and Pro Stocks and repair engines for the Sportsman Modified side.  Nineteen different engine facilities along with some speedways were represented as attendees came from five states including Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, New York, and North Carolina along with Ontario, Canada. 


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CAREER 1ST LERNERVILLE & BICKNELL RUSH MOD TOUR WIN FOR NICK RITCHEY AT "STEEL CITY STAMPEDE"

By Mike Leone | October 23-25, 2015

(Sarver, PA)...The 2015 season for the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series wrapped up this past weekend at Lernerville Speedway for the seventh annual "Steel City Stampede".  The first ever RUSH tripleheader attracted 83 crate engine cars including 54 Late Models, which was an all-time record for Crate Late Models since the division debuted in the Northeast in 2007!  Practice was held Thursday night with heat races on Friday night, however, rain showers postponed Saturday’s finale until Sunday afternoon.

 

Capturing victories were Jacob Hawkins-Sweeney RUSH Late Model Bazell/Sunoco Southern Touring Series, Nick Ritchey Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modified Bicknell Racing Products Touring Series, and Corey McPherson-Sweeney Pro Stocks.  Congratulations to Lernerville Stock racers Paul Schreckengost and John Hartman, who won the two new GM 604 engines compliments of Sweeney/Pace Performance and World Racing Group valued at $6,600 each and a special thanks to Jones Racing Products dressing them with $800 belt drive systems. 


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 COLD & WET WEATHER FORECASTED FOR SATURDAY POSTPONES NIGHT 2 OF SHARON’S “APPLE FESTIVAL NAT’S” TO APRIL 16 FOR RUSH LM & MOD TOUR EVENTS

By Mike Leone | October 2, 2015

(Hartford, OH)...After completing heat events for night one of the “Apple Festival Nationals” back on September 11, night two was rained out September 12 and the make-up date of Saturday (October 3) has now fallen victim to the cold and wet weather forecasted.  The event, which was to include the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Late Models in a $2,000 to-win Bazell/Sunoco Southern Tour event as well as the Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modifieds in a $800 to-win Bicknell Tour event, has now been rescheduled for Saturday, April 16, 2016 with a make-up of the following Saturday. 


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SWEENEY RUSH SERIES SHOWCASING THEIR YOUNG RACERS THROUGH THE "FUTURES CUP" PROGRAM LED IN 2015 BY CLINTON HERSH & KOLE HOLDEN

By Doug Kennedy | September 24, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... What do Ryan Montgomery, Nico Dabecco, Eric Wilson, and Michael Lake all have in common?  They were all past champions of the "Futures Cup" program with the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series. 

 

Since winning the title, each of them has gone onto excel in the RUSH Late Model Series.  Montglast year’s Touring champion and the 2011 "Futures Cup" champ.  Lake is the youngest driver in Pennsylvania history to win a Late Model feature.  He accomplished that feat when he was 12 at Roaring Knob, and most recently just won his first career Super Late Model feature at Roaring Knob!  He was also the 2014 champ.  Wilson was the youngest driver at the age of 14 to win a feature at Sharon Speedway and captured the "Futures Cup" title in 2013, barely edging out Lake.  Dabecco took the championship in 2012 and went on to win several feature events. And now you can soon add 16-year-old Clinton Hersh to that list as well.    


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ROCKY KUGEL WINS A WILD SWEENEY RUSH SPORTSMAN MOD FEATURE AT TRI-CITY FOR HIS 1ST CAREER BICKNELL TOUR VICTORY

By Mike Leone | September 20, 2015

(Franklin, PA)... The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Sportsman Modified Series competed Sunday in the postponed “Apple Fest” at Tri-City Raceway Park for the first time ever.  Sunday’s event was race #3 of the inaugural season for the Bicknell Racing Products Touring Series.

 

Rocky Kugel won three Bicknell Weekly Series events this season at Sharon Speedway including the last two.  On Sunday night, Kugel battled with Nick Ritchey until Ritchey crashed out in lapped traffic then held off a last lap charge by New York racer Adam Hilton for his first career Bicknell Touring Series victory.  Kugel’s win was worth $600 and was also awarded the Maxima Racing Oil “Maximum Performance” Award.


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RAIN WASHES OUT SHARON SATURDAY & POSTPONES BAZELL/SUNOCO RUSH LM & BICKNELL RUSH MOD TOUR FEATURES TO OCTOBER 3; SUNDAY'S TRI-CITY MOD TOUR EVENT PPD TO SEPTEMBER 20

By Mike Leone | September 11-13, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series had a doubleheader planned at Sharon Speedway this past weekend; however, after preliminary events were completed on Friday night for night one of the "Apple Festival Nationals", showers on Saturday afternoon postponed night two to Saturday, October 3 at 6 p.m. for the Bazell/Sunoco Southern Late Model Tour and Bicknell Racing Products Sportsman Modified Tour  New cars will be permitted to tag those feature events.  Also, Tri-City Raceway Park's Bicknell RUSH Sportsman Modified Tour event scheduled for Sunday afternoon was postponed to next Sunday, September 20 at 4 p.m. due to inclement weather. 
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GREG MARTIN COMES FROM THE TAIL TO WIN "SAM & BONNIE COLWELL MEMORIAL" FOR SWEENEY/BICKNELL RUSH SPORTSMAN MODS AT SPORTSMAN'S; 16 DRIVERS SHARE IN OVER $11,000 OF PRODUCT PRIZES FOR MFG NIGHT PRESENTED BY MSD

By Mike Leone | August 9, 2015

(Knox, PA)... The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Sportsman Modified Series held its second annual "Manufacturers Night" on Sunday for the first time at Sportsman's Speedway in Knox, Pa.  Over $11,000 in product prizes were distributed to Series racers for this event presented by MSD Performance in addition to the increased purse Bicknell Racing Products Weekly Series event for the "Sam and Bonnie Colwell Memorial".

After two early cautions in the 25-lap feature, thing settled down and the record 16-car field put on a tremendous race.  Fourteenth starting Greg Martin, who pitted after being caught up in one of the early race accidents, charged through the field to make a late race pass of Jerry Schaffer and held off Rocky Kugel for the $500 win.  For Martin, it was his second win of the season in two starts at Sportsman's and his ninth overall RUSH-sanctioned win, which propelled him into the point lead for the $3,000 to-win Bicknell Weekly Series Championship!


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DEFENDING SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR CHAMP RYAN MONTGOMERY STEALS HIS 1ST 2015 WIN AWAY FROM JOHN WATERS; ADAM HILTON DOMINATES BICKNELL TOUR FOR RUSH MODS WHILE KOLE HOLDEN WINS SWEENEY'S GM 602 ENGINE GIVEAWAY AT LERNERVILLE

By Mike Leone | July 24, 2015

(Sarver, PA)... The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series returned to Lernerville Speedway on Friday night for a doubleheader program featuring the Bazell/Sunoco Race Fuels Southern Late Model Touring Series along with the Bicknell Race Products Sportsman Modified Touring Series.  The Late Model portion completed their preliminaries back on July 3 when 38 cars were on hand, while the Sportsman Modifieds ran a complete program with a record 16 cars competing.  For the second straight year, Sweeney/Pace Performance gave away a GM 602 engine, and this year with a complete belt drive system from Jones Racing Products upping the value to over $4,400.  The lucky winner was Kole Holden.


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GREG MARTIN CAPTURES INAUGURAL BICKNELL TOUR RACE FOR SWEENEY RUSH SPORTSMAN MODS

By Mike Leone | July 15, 2015

(Cortland, OH)... Expo Speedway hosted a Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series doubleheader on Wednesday night featuring the Bazell/Sunoco Race Fuels Southern Late Model Touring Series and the Bicknell Racing Products Sportsman Modified Touring Series.  Capturing wins were Max Blair in the Late Models, Greg Martin in the Sportsman Modifieds, and David Scott closed out the program winning the E-Mod event.  The event was part of the 167th annual Trumbull County Fair. 


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SWEENEY RUSH SERIES SECURES EXCESS PARTICIPANT ACCIDENT INSURANCE FOR LATE MODEL & SPORTSMAN MOD MEMBERS; ADDITIONAL PLANS AVAILABLE

By Mike Leone

November 23, 2013

(Pulaski, PA)… Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone have already been hard at work on plans for the 2014 season.  The Series will feature under its umbrella year number two for the Late Models along with the highly-anticipated debut of the Sportsman Modifieds in 2014.  One of the new attributes for member racers of both divisions will be an excess participant accident insurance policy as well as the option to purchase a CAP (Competitive Advantage Program) policy for both themselves and crew members.

A RUSH membership (Late Model or Sportsman Modified) will automatically enroll the racer into the Excess Participant Accident Policy giving the racer $100,000 of excess medical benefit insurance; coverage is excess over participant's health insurance and track's participant accident insurance while participating in a RUSH-sanctioned event.....CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

                                     

 
 


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