Townsend Gas & Oil/VP Distributor Pumps UP
the “New” UFo Championship!
Townsend Gas & Oil VP Fuel Distributor Pumps Up the “New” UFo Point Fund!

(Mars, PA) Townsend Gas & Oil/VP Fuel Distributor of Homer City, PA has come back aboard with the “New” UFo Championship as a tour sponsor. 100% of Townsend Gas & Oil’s sponsorship contributions will go to increase the 2015 UFo point bonus fund.

Townsend Gas & Oil began in 1985 when Jim Townsend purchased Liggett Gas & Oil. This company was rebranded as Towsend Gas & Oil and was then a distributor of Pennzoil products. In 2000, the company moved to its current location, with an office-warehouse-garage comples with a 24-hour card-lock fueling island.

Townsend Gas & Oil is a distributor of high-quality VP Racing Fuels. Townsend Gas & Oil has been a long-time, strong supporter of clay track racing in the region.. Townsend Gas & Oil has sponsored numerous race teams and race tracks throughout the years. From the inception of the UFo Championship in 2008, Townsend has increased the tour’s point fund consistently each year that the tour was operated as it is in 2015.

With the merger of Pennzoil and Quaker State, then Shell, Townsend Gas & Oil now offers the excellent products of these brands along with Brad Penn lubricants, Gumout, Rain-X wipers and Fram racing filters. Townsend Gas & Oil provides high-quality regular and premium gasoline, ultra low K-1 dyed keronsene, off-road diesel fuel and home heating oil.

Townsend Gas & Oil is an independent wholesale fuel distributors. This allows the company to formulate their fuels, to ensure the highest quality products possible. In 2012, Townsend Gas & Oil was re-certified by Shell’s Distributor Product Quality Assurance program. This quality assurance program is the lubricant industry’s most stringent national inspection for bulk lubricant handling and packaging.

Townsend Gas & Oil is located at 1740 Old Route 119 South, Homer City, PA. More information may be found at or by calling 724-479-9233 or 800-779-5241.

Complete information on the UFo Race Championship may be found at Facebook members can keep up to date with the tour by going to and clicking the “LIKE” button. Fans and race teams may follow the UFo Championship on Twitter at

Hesston Speedway is a 3/8 mile short track located off of SR 26 south of Huntingdon, PA at Hesston PA at the Race Track Road turnoff. Racing action takes place at Hesston on a semi-weekly basis on Saturday nights. The track website is with office phone 814-285-2079. Facebook address for Hesston Speedway is and The twitter address is

Port Royal Speedway is a ½ mile superspeedway located at 308 West 8th Street in Port Royal PA. Port Royal races ever Saturday night. The track website is with track phone 717-527-2303. Facebook address for Port Royal Speedway is and the twitter address is

Dog Hollow Speedway is a 4/10 mile short track located off US 422 at Strongstown, PA off PA 403. The action at Dog Hollow takes place every Friday night. The track website is Track phone is 814-948-6403 and office phone is 814-502-8898. The track’s facebook address is

Tyler County Speedway is a ¼ mile short track located 3.5 miles south of Middlebourne, WV off WV 18. Tyler County races every Saturday night. The track website is Track phone is 304-758-2660 and office phones are 304-771-6874 or 304-771-5051. The track can be found on Facebook at and on Twitter at

2015 UFo Championship Sponsors
Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic of Finksburg MD, Sarver PA and Bedford, PA
American Racer Tires of Indiana, PA
Lias Tire of Indiana, PA and Coshocton, OH
Precise Racing Products of Pittsburgh PA, Baltimore MD, Wichita KS and Omaha NE
Townsend Gas & Oil/VP Fuel-Shell-Pennzoil-Quaker State Products Distributor of Homer City , PA

2015 UFo Tour

Sunday, May 24 / Hesston Speedway / DR Eriksen Grand Prix / 56 laps / $4,056

Friday, June 12 / Dog Hollow Speedway / Shawn McGarvey Championship / 41 laps / $3,000

Saturday, June 20 /Port Royal Speedway / Knight Flight / tba laps / $3,000

Thursday, July 2 / Hesston Speedway / Revolution 2015 / 44 laps / $3,000

Friday, July 10 / Tyler County Speedway / Mega-100 / 44 laps / $5,000

Saturday, July 11 / Tyler County Speedway / Mega-100 / 44 laps /$5,000

Sunday, July 19 / Dog Hollow Speedway / Connor Bobik Championship / 41 laps / $3,000

Saturday July 25 / Hesston Speedway / Speedmonster Mach 3 / 2-30 laps / $4,000 total

Saturday, Sept 5 / Port Royal Speedway / Butch Renninger 33 / 33 laps / $3,300 plus bonus

Sunday, Sept 6 / Hesston Speedway / Superthunder Road / 44 laps / $3,000

Thu-Fri-Sat, Sept 24-25-26 / Dog Hollow Speedway / ThunderDog Showdown / TBA / $TBA