Mercer Raceway Park Sets the Stage for NDRL Northeast Late Models and NDRL Modifieds!

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Mercer Raceway Park Sets the Stage for NDRL Northeast Late Models and NDRL Modifieds

Pittsburgh, PA (March 20, 2014) The NDRL Northeast Late Model Series as well as the NDRL Modifieds tour will open their 2014 season at Mercer Raceway Park on Saturday, March 29 for the ‘Chiller Thriller’.

The ‘Chiller Thriller’ has become a mainstay on the Mercer Raceway Park schedule for many years and has become a must-see event at the 3/8 mile oval that’s mostly known for its 410 sprint car action. Former full-fendered super late model winners of the ‘Chiller Thriller’ include the likes of regional standouts David Scott, Mike Knight, Keith Barbara, and defending ‘Chiller Thriller’ champion Rob Blair.

$3,000 is on the line for the NDRL Northeast Late Models while the NDRL Modifieds will compete for $1,000. The Mercer Raceway Park crate late models will battle for a $2,000 pay day while the open stock cars will go after a $1,000 top prize. A rain date of Sunday, March 30 has been added in the event of inclement weather.

Drivers that have tentative plans to be in action with the NDRL Northeast Late Models and the NDRL Modifieds tour include Keith Barbara, Max Blair, Rob Blair, Billy Dickson, Tim Fuller, John Garvin Jr., Chris Hackett, Dave Hess Jr., Russ King, Mike Knight, Jared Miley, John Mollick, Greg Oakes, along with a host of other regional late model stars. 2013 UEMS Champion Steve Dixon will be in action with the NDRL Modifieds as well as Greg Beach, Dave Hess Jr., Carl McKinney, Jason Fosnaught, Joel Watson, and Ken Zimmer with plenty of other modified standouts.

The NDRL Northeast Late Models and the NDRL Modifieds will be joined by the unsanctioned crate late models and the open stock cars. Gates open at 4:00pm with hot laps and time trials at 6:30pm; racing is set to begin at 7:00pm. Ticket prices will be $17.00 for adults, $15.00 for seniors, $7.00 for students, and children (8 and under) are free. The Family Pass (two adults and up to four minors of any age) is $35.00, Pit passes are also $35.00. For more information on Mercer Raceway Park and the ‘Chiller Thriller’ please visit

Mercer Raceway Park is a 3/8-mile dirt track located minutes from both Interstate 79 and 80 just off Route 19 on Fairground Road in Mercer, Pa. Dirt track racing and quality family entertainment are presented weekly from late March through late September. For more information, check out,, or

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Official 2014 NDRL Northeast and NDRL Modifieds Sponsors include: VP Race Fuels, Arizona Sport Shirts, Hoosier Racing Tires, Little Power Shop, and JNJ Motorsports Media.

The list of 2014 partners continues to grow, if you are interested in becoming an NDRL Northeast or NDRL Modifieds sponsor please contact Jason Shank at 412-824-9126 or by email at or Chris Zuver at 814-598-2601 or by email at