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posted July 22, 2001 12:21 PM UIN: 16262997
by Brian Spaid


July 21, 2001

FRANKLIN, PA .... After a stellar weekend with the SFX Motor Madness Monster Jam, Tri-City Speedway returns to oval track action on Sunday July 29th. The popular Monster Trucks thrilled the crowd as Dennis Anderson's Gravedigger piloted by Gary Porter triumphed in the Chicago-style (side-by-side) racing action on Friday and Saturday night as well as the freestyle competition on Friday. Saturday's freestyle event was captured by Goldberg with Steve Reynolds at the wheel.
With no racing on July 22, the Allegheny Land & Lumber Super Sprints, Titusville Motor & Auction Co. DIRT Modifieds, RE/MAX E Mods and E.F. Rogers Plumbing & Heating Stock Cars will all be part of the four-star show on July 29th as Tri-City hosts Klasen Oil/Pennzoil Night. The track also celebrates Shrine and Student Appreciation Night. The June 3rd student appreciation tickets will be accepted at this show only.
The next event is slated on Sunday August 5th when the Advance Auto Parts Super DIRT Modified Series invades Tri-City for the A. Crivelli Chevrolet/GMC 100. Featuring all of the DIRT Modified stars of the Northeast, the 100-lap event will pay $6,000 to the winner. Past event winners include Mr. DIRT Modified Champion Danny Johnson, Brett Hearn and Doug Hoffman. Current Tri-City point leaders Jeff Hoffman, Brian Swartzlander and Dave Murdick will lead the local stars against the invaders. In addition, the York Triathlon E Mod Series drivers will be in town to try to stop
Following the Super DIRT Modified Series event, the next three events will round out the regular season at Tri-City. The Super Sprints, DIRT Modifieds, E Mods and Stock Cars will be the focus each night as the point races wind down. The York Triathlon Sprint Series will be the featured attraction on Sunday August 19th.
After the regular season ends on August 26th, the final two shows of the season will be in late September. Mod Madness V occurs on on Saturday September 22nd with the NorthPointe Automotive 150. The DIRT Modifieds will race in the Kodiak Memorial 50 as well as Mod Masters 2001. The York Triathlon E Mod Series will compete in the Myrgo 50 and the Sportsman Modifieds will have their own 50-lap event as well.
The season concludes on Saturday September 29th with the CSOnline Applefest 100 for the Stock Cars. One of the most popular events each year, this 100-lap race has a history of popular victors including Rick Prosser Jr., Gary Norman, Matt Lux and Bobby Whitling. A huge demolition derby will complement the show.
For more information about this rest of the 2001 season at Tri-City, please contact the track office at 814-473-4038.

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