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J&K Salvage Candy Bowl X Set for Saturday, October 25

No Entry Fees for Any Classes at the Candy Bowl

PA Sprint Series added to the Candy Bowl Lineup
Wingless Midget Winnerís Share Raised to $1,000-to-Win


Newberrytown, PA (September 30, 2014) Ė The 10th Annual Candy Bowl presented by J&K Salvage of York will be held on Saturday, October 25.  This event will feature the PA Sprint Series, Wingless Midgets, ACMS Stock 600cc Micro Sprints, Sportsman Modifieds, Legends Cars, and Sidewinder Sprints.  There is no entry fee for any division racing at the Candy Bowl.  The raindate will be Sunday, October 26 with the same time schedule.


Before the PA Sprint Car feature begins, the cars and drivers in all divisions will be brought to the frontstretch for the children in costumes to trick or treat.  This will also be a great opportunity for everyone to visit their favorite drivers to get pictures and autographs. 


The open comp Sportsman Modified race will follow the generally accepted Sportsman Modified rules throughout local tracks in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York (no 4 bbl carbs permitted).  Sail panels are permitted and the minimum weight rule will be 2,450 lbs for cars with aluminum wheels and 2,375 lbs for cars with steel wheels.  The 20-lap feature will pay $1,000 to the winner and $100 to start.   


The wingless Midgets will compete under the National recognized Midget Rules and the 20-lap feature will pay $1,000-to-win ($100 to-start), thanks to an anonymous sponsor adding monies to the winnerís share.  There is no entry fee for the event as normally charged for sanctioned races.


The open competition 600cc Micro Sprints has been replaced with the ACMS Stock 600cc Micro Sprints as to not conflict with the Lindaís Speedway National Open on the same day.  Past Candy Bowl winners that include Cody Darrah and Brent Marks have gone on to current successful 410 Super Sprint Car careers.  Others who have added a Candy Bowl victory to their resumes include Ben Murphy, Jimmy Brookens, Heath Henley, Shane Lewis.  Last year, Tyler Walton became the first driver to capture the 600cc Micro Sprint portion of the Candy Bowl twice.    


Gates will open for the pit area at 11:30 a.m. and grandstand area at 12:00 p.m.  Track Prep Laps begin at 1:15 p.m. with racing action beginning at 2:00 p.m.   


General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Saturday night are Adults (ages 18-59) $15.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $13.00; Children (10 & under) are free.  Pit pass prices are $25.00.  The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14.   


At the 9th Annual Candy Bowl presented by J&K Salvage of York last season, more than 100 racers competed at the Newberrytown oval.  Brenden Bright of Collegeville won the exciting 20-lap wingless ARDC Midgets holding off second and third place finishers Jim Rodney and Steve Drevicki over the waning stages of the race.  Trevor Kobylarz claimed his first ARDC Midget Championship as well.  Luke Thomas of Camden Wyoming, Delaware was the 600cc Micro Sprints Candy Bowl winner by claiming the 20-lap feature event over Alex Bright and Mike Dicely.  Richlandís Jared Umbenhauer 20n the 20-lap Sportsman Modified feature overBrad Brightbill and Ray Woodall.  Umbenhauer claimed his third straight Candy Bowl win.  Hanoverís Will Walls led from the 13th lap until the finish to claim the 20-lap Thundercars main event. Harlon Leppo of Seven Valleys picked up the Legends Cars 20-lap feature victory followed by a wild battle for second.  Lucas Montgomery came across the line in second with Jacob Feltch in third.  In the Sidewinder Sprints double features, Mike Dicely of Lewisberry claimed both 15-lap feature races.


The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located midway between Harrisburg and York off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south.  For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at  On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information.


Previous Winners of the Candy Bows presented by J&K Salvage:

2005: Mike Miller (ARDC Midgets); Cody Darrah (600cc Micro Sprints); Duane Watson (Thundercars); Kory Sites (Street Stocks); Jason Rochelle (Legends Cars); Greg Updegraff (Xtreme Stock Cars); Kendra Knaub (Women on Wheels Stock Cars); Butch Richcreek (Mini Vans); Penney Repp (Women on Wheels School Buses).

2006: Ray Bull (ARDC Midgets); Ben Murphy (600cc Micro Sprints); Craig Wagaman (Thundercars); Jason Rochelle (Legends Cars); Daryl Sipe (Mini Vans); Kendra Knaub (Women on Wheels Stock Cars).

2007: Eric Heydenreich (ARDC Midgets); Brent Marks (600cc Micro Sprints); Craig Wagaman (Thundercars); Jason Rochelle (Legends Cars); Mike Taft (Mini Vans); Kendra Knaub (Women on Wheels Stock Cars).

2008: Randy Monroe Jr. (ARDC Midgets); Jimmy Brookens (600cc Micro Sprints); Sam Gallagher (Thundercars); Stephen Nederostek (Legends Cars); Richard Day (Mini Vans); Kendra Knaub (Women on Wheels Stock Cars).

2009: Steve Buckwalter (ARDC Midgets); Shane Lewis (600cc Micro Sprints); Sam Gallagher Jr. (Thundercars); Blaine Leppo (Legends Cars); Daryl Sipe (Mini Vans).

2010: Bruce Buckwalter Jr. (ARDC Midgets); Heath Henley (600cc Micro Sprints); Sam Gallagher Jr. (Thundercars); Craig Whitmoyer (Sportsman Modifieds); Scott Gobrecht (Legends Cars); Daryl Sipe (Mini Vans).

2011: Alex Bright (ARDC Midgets); Tyler Walton (600cc Micro Sprints); Roy Wareheim Jr. (Thundercars); Jared Umbenhauer (Sportsman Modifieds); Harlon Leppo (Legends Cars); Joe Robertson (Sidewinder Sprints), Daryl Sipe (Mini Vans).

2012: Drew Hestand (ARDC Midgets); Tyler Walton (600cc Micro Sprints); Mike Walls (Thundercars); Jared Umbenhauer (Sportsman Modifieds); Chris Transeua (Legends Cars); Jason Stahl (Sidewinder Sprints), Zakari Kitner (Mini Vans).

2013: Brenden Bright (ARDC Midgets);Luke Thomas (600cc Micro Sprints); Will Walls (Thundercars); Jared Umbenhauer (Sportsman Modifieds); Jared Umbenhauer (Legends Cars); Mike Dicely (Sidewinder Sprints).

2014: To be determined on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

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