Aug 22 2015 Todd Melfi Uncategorized Comments Off

    (Smithton, PA) – An exciting night of racing at Motordrome Speedway saw the first two Division Champions decided in the 2015 season.  The #00 of Adam Kostelnik mathematically clinched the Modified Division point’s battle and the #95 of Aaron Van Fleet clinched the Subway Super Compact Division Championship.  Van Fleet also finds himself in the midst of a National Championship battle in Division V under the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. Van Fleet is currently in 3rd place Nationally …

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Aug 16 2015 Todd Melfi Uncategorized Comments Off

(Smithton, PA) - After 25 years as a part of the NASCAR family, Motordrome Speedway hosted the touring NASCAR K&N Pro Series for the first time on August 15, 2015. North Carolina resident Dillon Bassett earned his first victory at the conclusion of the inaugural running of the UPMC Health Plan 150.  Other winners in the NASCAR Whelen All American Series included points leader Garry Wiltrout, of Somerset, PA in the NASCAR Late Models, and points leader Aaron Van Fleet in …

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Aug 11 2015 Todd Melfi Uncategorized Comments Off

(Smithton, PA) – The elite young talent of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series Eastern division will visit the Motordrome Speedway, in Smithton, PA for the first time, August 14-15, to compete in the UPMC Health Plan 150. The highest paying event in the history of the venerable half-mile paved oval, will showcase NASCAR’s traveling stars, and also offer fans the chance to see the five divisions of the NASCAR Whelen All American Series compete for points on the same weekend. …

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Aug 02 2015 Todd Melfi Uncategorized Comments Off

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Smithton, PA) –  Although Garry Wiltrout, of Somerset, PA, has earned two NASCAR Late Model Championships in the past at Motordrome Speedway, 2015 has become the best season of the veteran’s career. On July 31, Wiltrout earned his eighth victory the year, extending his division points lead. Other winners in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series included rookie A.J. Poljak (Modifieds), Scott Aiello (Fox’s Pizza Den Street Stocks), rookie Frank Novak (Chargers), and Paul Koffler, III (Subway …

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Jul 25 2015 Todd Melfi Uncategorized Comments Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Smithton, PA) – Former Motordrome Speedway Champion Garry Wiltout, of Somerset, PA, continued his domination of the NASCAR Late Model division, earning his eighth win of 2015 on Friday, July 24.  Other winners in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series included Adam Kostelnik (Modifieds), Anthony Aiello (Fox’s Pizza Den Street Stocks), rookie Frank Novak (Chargers), and Paul Koffler, III (Subway Super Compacts). Rookie Bobby Cossell started from the pole position for the 40-lap NASCAR Late Model feature race.  Cossell, converting …

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Jul 18 2015 Todd Melfi Uncategorized Comments Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Smithton, PA) – Defending NASCAR Late Model Champion Bobby Henry, of Connellsville, PA, scored his third win of the season on July 17, 2015 at Motordrome Speedway.  The Super Cup Stock Car Series visited Motordrome and former ASA Late Model star Mike Kurkowski, of Denver, North Carolina earned his first career win with the tour after the 75-lap special event.  Division rookie A.J. Poljak won the biggest race of the season for Modifieds, while Scott Aiello (Fox’s Pizza Den …

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Jul 11 2015 Todd Melfi Uncategorized Comments Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Smithton, PA) – Making his first start of the season at Motordrome Speedway, Glenn Gault, Jr., of Hubbard, Ohio, dominated the NASCAR Late Model feature event, to score his first win of 2015.  Other winners in the NASCAR Whelen All American Series on “First Responders Appreciation Night” were Adam Kostelnik (Modifieds), Scott Aiello (Fox’s Pizza Den Street Stocks), Aaron Minjock (Chargers), and Brian Noel (Subway Super Compacts).  Two special events were also contested, as Trevor Hill was …

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Jul 04 2015 Todd Melfi Uncategorized Comments Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Smithton, PA) – The inaugural “All-Star Race” for NASCAR Late Models, along with the entire program of NASCAR Whelen All American Series competition was cancelled at Motordrome Speedway on Friday, July 3. 2015.  Persistent rain showers in the early evening hours continued through the scheduled time of both practice and qualifications, soaking the asphalt oval before a single lap was turned.  The lengthy downpour brought an end to the “perfect record” of completed races, which lasted the entire months …

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Jun 27 2015 Todd Melfi Uncategorized Comments Off

WILTROUT AGAIN AT MOTORDROME! VAN FLEET SCORES SPECIAL EVENT WIN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Smithton, PA) – For the sixth time in the first half of the 2015 racing season, Garry Wiltrout, of Somerset, PA, celebrated in victory lane after the NASCAR Late Model feature race.  The two-time Champion leads the current point standings.  Aaron Van Fleet earned a three-feet long Subway sandwich, and cookie tray, along with double prize money for winning the biggest race of the season for the …

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Jun 20 2015 Todd Melfi Uncategorized Comments Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Smithton, PA) – On Friday June 19, 2015, Motordrome Speedway officials dried the racing surface after lengthy rain showers threatened the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action, for the third time this season.  But again, Motordrome beat “Mother Nature,” avoiding postponement and completing every race this season.  In the NASCAR Late Model division, Garry Wiltrout, of Somerset, PA, earned his fifth victory of the season;  no other driver has won more than twice.  In the Modified division, defending Champion Dustin Blank was …

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