Selinsgrove Speedway May 18th preview

Auto Locator night offers more to win this week/ 5/12/02, Selinsgrove, PA - Coming up Saturday, May 18, Selinsgrove Speedway will host Auto Locator Night. Sponsored by the Mt. Joy based, new and used weekly automotive shopping catalog, a...

Auto Locator night offers more to win this week/

5/12/02, Selinsgrove, PA - Coming up Saturday, May 18, Selinsgrove Speedway will host Auto Locator Night. Sponsored by the Mt. Joy based, new and used weekly automotive shopping catalog, a regular four-division program of sprints, late models, pro stocks and roadrunners is on tap with gates opening at 5 p.m. and racing slated for 7 p.m.

In its second year of promoting at the Snyder County oval, the Auto Locator will supply the first 1,000 fans passing through the gates with complimentary pens. Lucky number prizes are also slated to be given away during the program.

The Auto Locator will also embellish the purses for May 18 in the sprint, late model and pro stock divisions. Thanks to the Locator, sprints will race to win $1,425 while the late models and pro stocks will vie for $1,225 and $350 respectively in regular distance events.

Distributed across the Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia area at over 1,800 locations, the Auto Locator can be found in a convenience store near you. Call 1 -- 800- 482 -- AUTO to advertise or to locate your copy of the Auto Locator.

May 25 will be the 22nd Annual Jack Gunn Memorial for sprint cars highlighted by fireworks and sponsored by HPI of Selinsgrove. HPI will increase the top-three finishing positions in all three-marquee divisions to the tune of $1,500.

The sprint car Gunn Memorial winner will take home at least $1,500 with an additional $250 paid to the runner-up and $125 for third.

Late models will race for an additional $250, $125 and $75 respectively as will the pro stocks in increments of $100, $75 and $25.

Looking ahead, the speedway will host the Inaugural Jan Opperman Memorial for 410 sprints on June 2. The 30-lap event is highlighted by the $10,000 Chip Challenge. If a front row starter can win after opting to start at the rear he will walk off with the hefty top prize.

June 15 will be the speedway's second camera and autograph night of the season sponsored by Penn Lyon Homes of Selinsgrove. The regular program will be highlighted by the Dave's Lawn Care Dash for Cash.

Sponsored by Dave's Lawn Care of Halifax, the sponsor of Nate Snyder's No. 56 sprint car, the five-lap dash will pay $500 to win. The top two finishers in each of the night's heat events will compete in the dash.

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Series Sprint , Stock car