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04-28-2011, 10:27 AM
Mahoning Valley Speedway Opener is Saturday night; AMSOIL 2011 Great American Circle Track Tour to make stopover

(LEHIGHTON, PA 4-27-11) With a projected picture perfect day forecast for this coming Saturday night, April 30, it appears then that the third time will indeed be the charm for the 2011 season opener at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway.

Gates will open at 4:00 pm with racing set to begin at 6:00.
On the night’s docket will be regular features for the Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods and Pro4 Late Models plus the Micro Stocks will be in action as well.

Also making a stop at the popular paved quarter mile is the AMSOIL 2011 Great American Circle Track Tour. Representatives from Circle Track Magazine will be on hand to meet and greet throughout the evening.

Circle Track magazine’s ground breaking “AMSOIL Great American Circle Track Tour” is embarking on the second year of its four year adventure to the greatest regions of racing. It is spearheaded by Senior Tech Editor, Bob Bolles, who travels to local race tracks and premier events throughout the United States. He’ll interact with race teams and enthusiasts to promote grass roots racing, discuss current trends in racing technology and build sponsor awareness among the hard-core racing community.

Bolles will meet with the racers at the track to talk shop and discuss issues important to their racing and also to distribute sponsor information, literature & promo items. He will talk one on one with teams in all divisions in a unique exchange that will be shared with their larger online audience through blogs and notices at www.circletrack.com.

This interaction with the racers will be reported in more detail through a range of articles published in Circle Track Magazine were Bolles will review the trip and discuss the technology of racing and how it varies throughout the regions the Tour visits. During the entire Tour, Bolles will share his experiences online with daily entries into a special trip blog where readers can keep track of the progress.

Saturday night’s Modified feature winner will be presented a case of AMSOIL motor oil.

Because of the past two week setbacks there is a slight revision for the 100 lap Modified Poker Series events. Hand One will now be run on May 21 with Hand Two set for June 18. The remaining three 100’s will remain as planned, July 2, August 20 and October 1.

The first of two 35-lap wild card Poker Series races will take place May 7. That same night will see the season debut of the 4c Super Modifieds.

Mahoning Valley Speedway is conveniently located just west of Lehighton on PA Route 443. For additional updates and information log onto www.mahoningspeedway.com or call the track office at 570-386-4900. You can also follow them out on Facebook.