Susquehanna releases 2006 schedule

Susquehanna Speedway Park Releases its Exciting 2006 Race Schedule NEWBERRYTOWN, PA (January 9, 2006) -- The 2006 weekly racing season of the Susquehanna Speedway Park will begin on Thursday, April 13 featuring the Sprint Cars, Xtreme Stock Cars...

Susquehanna Speedway Park Releases its Exciting 2006 Race Schedule

NEWBERRYTOWN, PA (January 9, 2006) -- The 2006 weekly racing season of the Susquehanna Speedway Park will begin on Thursday, April 13 featuring the Sprint Cars, Xtreme Stock Cars and Legends Cars. The 4/10 mile dirt track enters its 52nd season of operation with an aggressive schedule of more than 50 events. Its Friday night weekly program will begin the following night on April 14 with the Trail Motors Super Sportsman, ARDC wingless Midgets and Street Stocks. The night will be highlighted with a visit by the Easter Bunny and a Kid's Candy Scramble on the frontstretch. A few Saturday events are also scheduled on holiday weekends.

SSP hosts the widest variety of racing divisions in the Central PA area which includes the Sprint Cars (19 races), Xtreme Stock Cars (23 races), Trail Motors Super Sportsman (16 races),ARDC wingless Midgets (7 races), Late Models (15 races), Street Stocks (17 races), Legends Cars (10 races),Classic Cars, (8 races), Women on Wheels Stock Cars (6 races), Four Cylinders (6 races), Penn Mar Vintage Club (4 races), The Great American School Buses (7 races), Mini Vans (15 races)and much more. You'll also see the traveling stars of the National Sprint Tour and DIRT Big Block Modifieds during the summer. If that's not enough, there are two Thrill & Stunt Shows scheduled for Saturday, May 27 and Saturday, September 23. There will also be a Newberry Township Community Fair held during the day on Saturday, September 23.

New for 2006 is all Children 12 and under will be admitted free with the exception of the NationalSprint Tour dates onJune 8 & 9 and August 3. All fans may also visit theFan Alley behind the Turn One Side Main Grandstand to watch their favorite drivers andcrewswork on their carswhen they are not racing during the evening. SSP will also host three different Camera and Autograph nights in August, where fans can meet their favoritedrivers face-to-face right on the track in which they compete every week.There will be a multitude of children's activities featured during the season including Toy, Money and Candy Scrambles, the ever-popular Box Car Races, Big Wheel racing, and even trick or treating in the pit area at the Candy Bowl on Saturday, October 28. There will be no Sunday rain dates for cancelled Thursday or Friday events as done during the past two seasons. A few "special" events will have raindates as marked on the schedule.

Gates will open for both the pit area and grandstand gates at 5:00 p.m. in 2006 for both Thursday and Friday night racing. Warmups begin at 7:00 p.m. with racing action beginning at 7:30 p.m. Race fans can continue to expect a fast paced 2 0x00bd to 3 hour program each and every night. Regular General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Thursday nights will be Adults (18 & older) $14.00; Teens (13-17) $10.00; Children (12 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $22.00 with a reduced price of $20.00 for all pit competitor license holders. Prices will be slightly higher for special events.Regular General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Friday nights will be Adults (18 & older) $12.00; Teens (13-17) $10.00; Children (12 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $20.00 with a reduced price of $18.00 for all pit competitor license holders. Prices will be slightly higher for special events.The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. The speedway website is located at www.sspracing.net.

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Series Midget , Sprint , Stock car