Mahoning Valley Speedway
Friday, March 1, 2013
Mahoning Valley Speedway Racers to Get Needed Track Time with Test and Tune Days
by Dino Oberto
LEHIGHTON, Pa. -- Mahoning Valley Speedway’s 2013 season will soon be here with the scheduled April 13 lid-lifter fast approaching.
In order to best be prepared the popular Lehighton quarter mile oval will hold its customary Test and Tune days that will allow drivers all important track time to shake down their mounts and be fully ready come race day.
On Saturday March 23 and 30 and Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, the track will be open for preseason practice. All classes of race cars are invited to take advantage of the Test and Tune days which will be held between the hours of noon and 4:00 p.m.
Grandstand admission to all Test and Tune days are free. There is a nominal fee for pit entrance.
Also, a flea market will take place at the track on March 23. All and any vendors are welcome to partake in the event which will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Vending spots are priced at $10.00. Interested parties should call 610-349-0249 for more information.
The track would like to remind all teams that March 30 will be the final day to reserve a pit parking spot for the upcoming season. Afterwards spots will be sold as first come first serve.
The first of 28 race dates starts with Opening Night, April 13 and features a 50-lap, $2000-to-win main event for the headline Modifieds.
The night’s lineup will also include all other regular track classes, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods and 4-Cylinder Stocks plus the 4-Cylinder Hobby Stock division will make its debut as well. Race time is 6:00 p.m.
Mahoning Valley Speedway is located on PA route 443, two miles west of Lehighton. Additional info can be found on the track’s website at www.mahoningvalley-speedway.com Also on Facebook at Mahoning Valley Speedway.