Maple Grove Raceway to honor 2014 Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail champions Feb. 7, 2015

Maple Grove Raceway will honor its 2014 Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail bracket racing series champions at its 52nd annual awards banquet on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015.

The banquet will take place at the Crowne Plaza Reading at 1741 Papermill Rd. in Reading, Pa. The event starts at 5 p.m. with cocktails, followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and awards at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $60 each and must be purchased in advance from MGR by mail or by calling (610) 856-9200.

Brock Moshier won two championships in 2014. (John Bisci photo)

Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail champions for the 2014 season include: Brock Moshier (Gold Rush Trailers Super Pro and Ciccarone Racing Products Pro), Dave Raser (P.C. Richard & Son Street), Joe Stuebner (Ray’s Yamaha Top Bike), C.J. Ketterer (U.T.I. Jr. Dragster) and Mark Petitdemange (ATI Stock/Super Stock). More >

Celebration of Life scheduled for Scott Weney

Update: A Celebration of Life for Scott Weney will be held on Saturday, Dec. 13, at Parkerford Church, 20 Rinehart Rd., in Pottstown, Pa. All are welcome. Welcoming line from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Service will begin at 12:30 p.m. Racers for Christ chaplains Marty Rinehart Jr. and Dale Ressler will be speaking of Scott’s wonderful life on behalf of his family. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Racers for Christ, P.O. Box 1208, Gilbert, Ariz. 85299. Divisions 1 and 2. More >

Drag racing at Maple Grove Raceway resumes in 2015; Track offices open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

In Memoriam: Denny Darnell

Noting, with sadness, the passing of Denny Darnell on Saturday.

From 1991 to 1998, Darnell served as Director of Communications for the National Hot Rod Association before becoming Senior Manager of Media Relations for Sports Marketing Enterprises at R.J. Reynolds for five years. He supported the company’s motorsports sponsorships, including NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series national events.

In Memoriam: Hank Endres

With sadness we also note the passing of veteran drag racer Hank Endres, 76, of Pennsville, N.J. on Oct. 4.

Hank began racing in the mid-1950s and continued until his retirement from driving Top Fuel Dragsters in 1989. He won the NHRA Div. 1 Championship in 1978. He was inducted into the National Nostalgia Drag Racing Association Legion of Honor in 2012 for his contributions to the sport. In his later years he was involved in restoring and showing classic cars. More >

In Memoriam: Dale Thierer

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