Big Diamond/Mahoning Valley Speedways enter into marketing agreement

On Friday night’s Big Diamond Speedway, the 3/8-mile dirt oval in Forestville puts on a great show of stock car racing. Saturday’s at the paved ¼-mile oval Mahoning Valley Speedway in Lehighton the same can be said.

Each track can boast their own unique brand of action that always leaves fans coming back for more.

Separated by a mere 36 miles, familiar faces can also be seen in both grandstands as numerous buffs like an equal amount both dirt and asphalt racing.

Looking upon those prospects Jake Smulley, promoter of Big Diamond and Mahoning Valley’s Jack Carlino have made a commitment to offer spectators a $2-off discount when showing their respective front gate wristbands.

Starting this Friday fans from Big Diamond can attend the next night at Mahoning Valley and take advantage of the $2-off deal. Likewise Saturday’s wrist bands from Mahoning Valley will offer the same discount the following Friday at Big Diamond.

Please note that the wristband offer is can only be used on a per-week basis and not carry over an additional week.

And, the special offer couldn’t start at a better time as both tracks have big nights planned.

This Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway the 2nd annual Dave Kamp Memorial Night will see plenty of bonus money available to racers in all four divisions.

The Mattera’s Electrical and General Contracting Modified division will compete in a $4000 to win feature. Additionally there will be a $300 to win Dave Kamp Memorial Cash Dash for the night’s heat winners sponsored by Red, White and Blue Auto Sales.

In the USS Achey Sportsman division, the winner of the 20-lap feature event will pay a total of $1300 thanks to a $300 bonus courtesy of Pioneer Pole Buildings. A $100 bonus will be given to the halfway leader of the feature sponsored by Ric’s Service Center of Palo Alto. A $150 hard charger bonus sponsored by Ed’s USA Auto Rental will also be available.

The Savage 61 Road Runners will race for a total of $608 thanks to a $158 feature winner bonus sponsored by Greg’s Auto Service and Collision.

The No Sweat Service Group Street Stock division will race for a payout of $900 to win. Included in that amount is a $400 bonus sponsored by Ken’s Tire.

Gates open at 5:30pm with warmups starting at 7:30. Friday’s general admission is $20, kids 10-11 are $10, under 10 free. Senior admission is $18 and as always active Military with ID are free.

Mahoning Valley Speedway is proud to announce that the second running of the Bill Teel Memorial Modified 4-16s will be held on Saturday, June 30.

Teel passed away in 2012. He won Modified titles in 1988, 1990 and 2000. He was also the 2011 Modified car owner champion with Tyler Haydt.

The Bill Teel Memorial Modified 4-16s will again consist of four 16 lap Modified features paying a minimum $816 to win each plus lap money and contingencies. There will be an overall top finisher who will receive additional money along with a huge trophy.

Drivers will draw for heat starting spots to qualify for the first feature. The next three races will be an invert for starting positions 6–20 provided all drivers are on the lead lap at the respective finishes. In-between features cars will be pitted in the staging area.

Also on tap will be Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks plus the ATQMRA TQ Midgets. Kids Big Wheel races take place at intermission.

The winner of the Street Stock feature will earn an additional $200 plus a free American Racer Tire.

Adult grandstand admission is $16, $2 off for students, seniors 65+ and active military. Children under 10 are free. Front gates open at 4 pm, racing begins at 6:00 pm.

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