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SWEENEY RUSH SERIES HOLDS ANNUAL TECH SEMINAR FOR SANCTIONED SPEEDWAYS

By Mike Leone | March 23, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series held its annual speedway tech seminar on Saturday, March 21 at Gatherings Banquet & Event Center for weekly-sanctioned speedway promoters that sanction its three divisions, the Sweeney RUSH Late Models, Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modifieds, and Sweeney RUSH Pro Stocks.....CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

 


LONGTIME PROFESSIONAL SPORTS WRITER & PRODUCER DOUG KENNEDY JOINS SWEENEY RUSH SERIES MEDIA DEPARTMENT

By Mike Leone | March 22, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... With the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series nearly doubling in size over its first two years, the addition of the Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modified Series in 2014, and the pilot Sweeney RUSH Pro Stock Series added in 2015, Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are proud to welcome Doug Kennedy to its media staff, effective immediately.  Kennedy will write frequent spotlight stories, bringing 30 years of experience in video production to the Series as well.

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BICKNELL RACING PRODUCTS BECOMES MAJOR PARTNER OF SWEENEY RUSH SPORTSMAN MODS; WILL PRESENT WEEKLY, TOURING & FUTURES CUP CHAMPIONSHIPS

By Mike Leone | March 19, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Sportsman Modified Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are proud to announce Bicknell Racing Products as a major partner of the Series beginning in 2015.  Bicknell Racing Products will present the Series’ three major championships including the Weekly, Touring, and Futures Cup.....CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

 

 


SWEENEY RUSH SPORTSMAN MOD SOPHOMORE SEASON TO FEATURE 43 DATES WITH WEEKLY RACING AT SHARON & SPORTSMAN’S; 6 TOUR EVENTS SCHEDULED

By Mike Leone | March 2, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Sportsman Modified Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are proud to announce the release of the division's 2015 schedule of events.  The second season for the Northeast-style, center-steer Modifieds utilizing GM 602 crate engines, $135 Bilstein sealed spec shocks, and spec Hoosier Tires on steel wheels will feature approximately 43 dates at six different speedways throughout western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio.

 

The biggest news during the offseason was the announcement by both Sharon and Sportsman’s Speedways that they will feature the division on a weekly basis.  Sharon, which is located in Hartford, Ohio, operates on Saturday nights, while Sportsman’s is a Sunday night facility in Knox, Pennsylvania.  Sharon will begin their 86th anniversary season on Saturday, April 25, while Sportsman’s will wave the green flag for the first time in 2015 on Sunday, May 10.  That will also be the first ever RUSH Sportsman Modified event in the history of Sportsman’s.....CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

 


PRECISE RACING PRODUCTS RENEWS “PEDAL DOWN” HARD CHARGER PROGRAM WITH RUSH SERIES; $100 GIFT CARD AWARDED AT SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL & SPORTSMAN MOD TOUR EVENTS

By Mike Leone | February 25, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... As winter progresses, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone continue to work on a daily basis to secure quality programs for Series racers.  The latest company to renew their involvement with the Series is Precise Racing Products.  The Sarver, PA-based company, which also serves as the home of Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic Pittsburgh, will again present the “Pedal Down” Hard Charger Award for both the Sweeney RUSH Late Model Tour and Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modified Tour.

 

At each of the 2015 Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC Touring Series events in both divisions, Precise will award a $100 Platinum Gift Card to the driver that advances the most positions from his original starting spot.  If two or more drivers advance the same number of positions, the driver finishing the highest will receive the award.  Both Touring Series' schedule of events are expected to be finalized in the coming weeks.......CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE

 

   

 


INFLUX OF NEW RACERS SET TO EMBARK ON SWEENEY RUSH SPORTSMAN MODIFIED SERIES IN 2015

By Jim Zufall & Mike Leone | February 16, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... As the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Sportsman Modified Series prepares to enter its sophomore season, many changes are on the horizon for the crate engine, Bilstein sealed spec shock, center-steer Modified Series. The first of those changes is the introduction of two weekly tracks for the division. Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio and Sportsman’s Speedway in Knox PA have agreed to provide a weekly venue for the Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modified to compete on a weekly basis on Saturday and Sunday nights respectively.......CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

 


MSD NAMED “OFFICIAL IGNITION” OF RUSH FOR SWEENEY LATE MODEL& SPORTSMAN MODS; WILL PRESENT MFG NIGHT FOR BOTH SERIES

By Mike Leone | February 4, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series is proud to welcome MSD as a Major Contingency Sponsor, and the “Official Ignition” for both the Sweeney RUSH Late Models and Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modifieds.  MSD will also be the presenting sponsor of “Manufacturers Night” for both Series and will contribute a substantial amount of product to both events........CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

 


                                    


MAXIMA RACING OILS BECOMES THE “OFFICIAL OIL” OF RUSH FOR BOTH SWEENEY LM & MODS; “MAXIMA PERFORMANCE AWARD” AT EACH SWEENEY TOUR EVENT FOR BOTH SERIES

By Mike Leone | January 28, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are proud to announce the newest national company that has joined as marketing partner of the Series.  Maxima Racing Oils will be the “Official Oil” of RUSH for the Sweeney RUSH Late Models and Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modifieds.  Maxima will present the “Maxima Performance" Award at each and every Sweeney Tour event for both Series!.......CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

 


                                    


SWEENEY RUSH SERIES HONORS CHAMPIONS & ITS TOP LM & MOD RACERS AS $75,000 IN CASH & $10,000 IN CONTINGENCIES DISTRIBUTED AT AWARDS BANQUET SATURDAY NIGHT AT GATHERINGS; NUMEROUS SPECIAL AWARDS DOLED OUT

By Mike Leone | January 17, 2015

(Edinburg, PA)... While the 2015 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 2014 racing season with the awards banquet and dinner on Saturday night at the Gatherings Banquet & Event Center in Edinburg, Pa.  A large gathering of supporters filled the beautiful banquet hall as the majority of the season’s $75,000 cash point fund along with some $10,000 in contingencies were distributed to Sweeney RUSH Late Model and Sportsman Modified racers.......CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   
                                    


SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL & SPORTSMAN MOD ENGINE REBUILDER/REPAIR SEMINAR A GREAT SUCCESS; ATTENDEES FROM 6 STATES & CANADA

By Mike Leone | January 6, 2015

(Pulaski, PA)... With the calendar change to 2015, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone continue their focus on the upcoming season.  And with that, the first announcement of a new Major Contingency Sponsor is that Jones Racing Products has come on board to back both divisions.

 

The Ottsville, Pa. company will be a major contributor at the 2015 Manufacturers Nights for both the Sweeney RUSH Late Models and Sportsman Modifieds.  Jones will post $1,500 of product at the RUSH Late Model MFG Night with $1,000 of product distributed at the RUSH Sportsman Modified MFG Night.  The location and date of the 2015 RUSH Late Model MFG Night has yet to be determined, while the RUSH Sportsman Modified MFG Night is expected to be held in August at Sportsman's Speedway as a Sweeney Tour event part of the Sam and Bonnie Colwell Memorial......CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

                                          

                                    


SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL & SPORTSMAN MOD ENGINE REBUILDER/REPAIR SEMINAR A GREAT SUCCESS; ATTENDEES FROM 6 STATES & CANADA

By Mike Leone | December 8, 2014

(Pulaski, PA)... The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series held its second annual Authorized Engine Rebuilder/Repair Facility Seminar on Saturday at the Gatherings Banquet & Event Center in Edinburg, Pa.  Attendance to this year’s seminar was "mandated" for those facilities authorized to rebuild or repair engines for the RUSH Series on both the Late Model and Sportsman Modified side.  Eighteen different engine facilities along with six speedways were represented as attendees came from six states including Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, and Alabama along with Ontario, Canada......CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

Click here for a story on the Rebuilders Seminar that appeared in the 12/9/14 Area Auto Racing News

                                    


SPORTSMAN'S SPEEDWAY TO GIVE SWEENEY RUSH SPORTSMAN MODS A SUNDAY NIGHT HOME IN 2015; JOINS WITH SHARON FOR A 2-NIGHT WEEKLY CIRCUIT AS BOTH SIGN 3-YR CONTRACTS

By Mike Leone | November 18, 2014

(Pulaski, PA)... Thanks to a half-dozen speedways, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Sportsman Modifieds had a schedule of events scattered throughout western Pa. and eastern Ohio for the inaugural 2014 season.  In October, Sharon Speedway made a huge announcement that the Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modifieds will have a weekly Saturday night home at the Hartford, Ohio oval in 2015.  And now today, RUSH Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are thrilled to announce that Sportsman's Speedway in Knox, Pa. has come aboard to run the RUSH Sportsman Mods on a weekly basis on Sunday nights!  Both Speedways have signed three-year contracts to have the cars part of their weekly program beginning in 2015 through at least 2017!......CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

                                     

                                    


SWEENEY RUSH SPORTSMAN MODIFIEDS TO HAVE A WEEKLY HOME IN 2015 AT SHARON SPEEDWAY

By Mike Leone | October 2, 2014

(Pulaski, PA)...One year ago, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone announced the formation of the RUSH Sportsman Modified division to join the RUSH Late Models.  With one race to go in the inaugural 2014season, RUSH is thrilled to announce that the Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modifieds will have a weekly home in 2015 as Sharon Speedway has picked up the GM 602 crate engine division on Bilstein "sealed" shocks, and spec Hoosier Tires!

 

"This is a huge announcement that will really spur the growth of this division," stated Emig.  "The Sharon events were the most successful this year with 10-12 cars at every event and we're really excited Sharon has stepped up to give the division a home in 2015.  Last year at this time we announced the formation of the division, now this early announcement by Sharon should give new potential racers plenty of time to prepare to compete in 2015.  Even before this announcement we've known of at least four new drivers that are in the preparation stages of getting their cars race ready."

 

....CLICK HERE TO READ FULL RELEASE   

 

                                    


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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