Saturday, May 16th
Roaring Knob Motorsport Complex & Promoter Rick Jones “We are a race track and we’re racing!”
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MARKLEYSBURG, PA (May 9, 2015) With all the local and regional tracks pulling the plug Saturday night due to weather, Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex and promoter Rick Jones stayed the course and were able to complete their five race division schedule. Jones is known for taking the risk when it comes to weather forecasting. Jones stated “these drivers work all week getting ready for the weekend and they want to race.” “We’ll get the show in for our drivers and fans.” “We know the weather impacts our car count and fan base, but that’s part of doing business.” Saturday night Jones held to his word and the Knob was able to get all the racing in with rain in the area, no precipitation hit the track despite a 60% chance of rain.
Last week in the High Gear Speed Shop RUSH Late Model division “RUSH Futures Cup” Clearwater Construction, Fred Spangler Water Conditioning #16 Clinton Hersh won his first heat but finished a disappointing tenth place in the feature. This week he once again won his heat and was able to back up his performance dominate the High Gear Rush Late Model feature picking up his very first feature.
Other winners on the night were Bob Nelson in the Street Stock Division, Alan Knepper in the Mod Lites, Mel Minnick in the Hosier Tire Mid Atlantic Super Late Models, Andrew Pluta in the Newt’s York Bar Roadrunner fwd Four-Cylinder.
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