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The Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail, which features the best of regional drag racing, will conclude its 2013 season Saturday with the season finale at Maple Grove Raceway.
There will also be a special feature at the end of the race to crown the new King of the Track. On Sunday, the future of drag racing will be in the spotlight with the Junior Dragster Challenge. More >
It was a long weekend of racing at Maple Grove Raceway, and when it was over, over a dozen drivers were able to make their way to PPC Lubricants Victory Lane.
The Grove held its annual Super Circuit Shootout, which was moved from its original May weekend by rain, combined with the Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail. Along with the bracket classes, there were races each day in Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street and Stock-Super Stock. More >
Everyone at Maple Grove Raceway on Saturday worked the late shift. Racing wasn’t completed until curfew was looming, but Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail 15 was finished with a few minutes to spare.
For the most part.
Winners were crowned in six of seven eliminators. The only one that didn’t send a victor to PPC Lubricants Victory Lane was Goldrush Trailers Super, which was stopped after three rounds due to track conditions after the air temperature dropped. More >
Two young racers from Maple Grove Raceway won their respective age group championships Saturday as the NHRA Northeast Division held its Jr. Dragster Championships at Mason-Dixon Dragway in Boonesboro, Md.
Mark Price Jr., of Collegeville, Pa., won the 10-11 year-old age group, while Hollie Ray-Bausher, of Shillington, Pa., won the 12-13 group.
Maple Grove Juniors who placed included Deja Brown (York, Pa.), who was runner-up in 12-13; Vincent Branca (Norristown, Pa.), runner-up in the Race of Champions; Heather Boyko (Northampton, Pa.), a semifinalist in 16-17; and Matthew Witkowski (Elverson, Pa.) a quarterfinalist in 10-11. Jeremy Ketterer (Sellersville, Pa.) was a quarterfinalist in the Consolation Race.
Price, son of Maple Grove Super Eliminator racer Mark Price Sr., defeated Jesse Marshall (Langhorn, Pa.) in the 10-11 final. He was .033 over his dial-in of 8.90, while Marshall was .058. Price made the final when Patrick Searling (New Windsor, N.Y.) fouled in the semifinals.
After a bye in the semis, Ray-Bausher was part of an all-Maple Grove final in 12-13, beating teammate Brown. She had a .101 reaction time and was .043 over, while Brown had a .129 RT and was .024 over.
Over the years, PPC Lubricants Victory was a familiar place for Joe Stuebner.
The motorcycle rider from Hamburg, Pa., has also won a handful of season titles in the Ray’s Yamaha Top Bike class on the Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. Series.
In 2013, he’s made his share of appearances, cheering the four Top Bike victories by Cory Stuebner, his son and competitor.
In Sunday’s Money Trail race, it was finally Joe’s turn for some glory. More >
Scott Lorish won his first race of the season in Goldrush Trailers Super Eliminator Saturday as the Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. Series held it’s 13th scheduled race of the season at Maple Grove Raceway.
Lorish (Center Valley, Pa.) drove his ’99 Cressman dragster past Mike Daniels (Devon, Pa.) in the final with a pass of 7.655 at 172.01 that was .015 over his dial-in.
Lorish made the semifinal when Frank Given (Honey Brook, Pa.) fouled in the quarterfinals, and then beat David Daniels (Carbondale, Pa.) in the semifinals by going .013 over his dial. Mike Daniels beat Ray Galie (Havertown, Pa.) in the quarters and Nick Daniels (Malvern, Pa.) in the semis. More >