Selinsgrove Speedway pre-season show

HUMMELS WHARF, Pa. -- Selinsgrove Speedway officials will kick off the 2002 season with the track's annual motorsports show at the Susquehanna Valley Mall, Hummels Wharf, beginning this Sunday and running through Saturday, Feb. 23. A large turn...

HUMMELS WHARF, Pa. -- Selinsgrove Speedway officials will kick off the 2002 season with the track's annual motorsports show at the Susquehanna Valley Mall, Hummels Wharf, beginning this Sunday and running through Saturday, Feb. 23.

A large turn out of race cars is expected at this year's show representing the speedway's sprint car, late model and pro stock divisions. Selinsgrove Raceway Park will also be represented with a display of go karts and micro sprints.

Two driver autograph sessions are tentatively scheduled for Friday evening, Feb. 22 and Saturday evening, Feb. 23. The season kickoff ceremony is also slated for Saturday at 7 p.m. outside of the Boscov's entrance.

Track officials will have a booth at the mall's center court, where 2002 schedules, season reserved seats and other information will be available.

Defending sprint car champion Chad Layton of Harrisburg is expected to have his U-1 on display, in addition to the sprint cars driven by Selinsgrove's Blane Heimbach, Etters' TJ Stutts, Middleburg's Todd Hestor, Mifflintown's Keith Kauffman, Selinsgrove's Troy Whitesel, Thompsontown's Jim Nace and many others.

Late Models expected to be present include those of Sunbury drivers Tony Adams, Dave Reed and Mike Tudor. Last year's Pro Stock champion Jake Buck of Port Trevorton is registered to have his racer on display as well.

Selinsgrove Speedway's 2002 season opener is slated for Saturday, March 30 at 6 p.m., featuring sprint cars, late models, pro stocks and roadrunners. Track gates will open at 4 p.m.

Raceway Park will open Sunday, March 10 at 1 p.m. with a complete program of go kart racing.

-selinsgrovespeedway.com-

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Series Sprint , Stock car