The NDRL’s ULMS Late Models and UEMS EMods Ready for ‘Speedweek Tour’!
East Smethport, PA (July 16, 2013) The National Dirt Racing League’s (NDRL) ULMS Late Model Series and UEMS EMod Series will be back in action this upcoming weekend for the ‘Speedweek Tour’ that kicks off this Thursday, July 18 and runs through Sunday, July 21.
Both ULMS Late Models and UEMS EMods will be on the card starting at the NDRL’s McKean County Raceway in East Smethport, PA on Thursday, July 18. The late models will battle for $3,000 while the emods will race for $1,000. From there both tours will make their way to Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, PA where the Late Models will compete for $2,500 to-win on Friday, July 19.
The ‘Speedweek Tour’ continues on Saturday, July 20 at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, OH with a $3,000 to-win event for the Late Models and the standard $1,000 to-win event for the EMods. The UEMS EMods will close out the ‘Speedweek Tour’ with another $1,000 to-win event at Eriez Speedway in Hammett, PA on Sunday, July 21.
Mike Knight of Ripley, NY continues to lead the NDRL’s ULMS point standings heading into Thursday’s action at McKean County Raceway where Ron Davies, Tim McCreadie, Knight, and Robbie Blair have all picked up ULMS wins. The ULMS Late Models will make their much anticipated first trip to Lernerville Speedway after 2012’s event at the ‘Action Track’ was canceled by weather. Latrobe, PA’s Davey Johnson will look to recapture his Sharon Speedway magic on Saturday after his $3,000 ULMS victory on a cold night in April. Point leader Mike Knight won at Sharon as well in June.
Steve Dixon heads into the ‘Speedweek Tour’ with a 34 point lead over Randy Hall after sweeping last weekend’s UEMS events at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway and Expo Speedway. Dave Hess Jr., Brent Rhebergen, and Dixon have all captured wins at McKean County Raceway in 2013 while Jonathan Taylor picked up a win at Lernerville Speedway in April during the rescheduled, 2012 Steel City Stampede. Hess Jr. and Hall have been UEMS winners at Sharon Speedway while the UEMS stop at Eriez Speedway will be the first of the 2013 season.
Action kicks off this Thursday, July 18 at the NDRL’s McKean County Raceway with pit gates gates opening at 4:30pm, grandstand gates opening 5:00pm and racing to begin at 7:30pm. Gates open at 5:00pm at Lernerville Speedway while racing will begin at 7:30pm. Pit gates open at 4:00pm with grandstand gates opening at 5:00pm at Sharon Speedway with racing beginning at 7:00pm. Gates will open at 4:00pm at Eriez Speedway as well with the action getting started at 5:30pm.
For more information on these events or the NDRL’s ULMS & UEMS please visit www.mckeancountyraceway.com, www.lernerville.com, www.sharonspeedway.com, or www.eriez-speedway.com.
The NDRL’s ULMS Racing Series would also like to thank their supporters for the 2013 season: Aero Racing Wheels, American Racer Tires, Big Shot Performance, LLC, Bill’s Dirt Late Models, Close Racing Supply, Genesis Racing Shocks, Hoosier Racing Tire, Integra Racing Shocks, Jay’s Auto Wrecking, JNJ Motorsports Media, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Lias Tire, Oyler Photos, Performance Bodies, Slavic Custom Racing Apparel and Decals, and R2C Filters.