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11th Annual SSP Turkey 200 Enduro on Saturday, November 1

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Newberrytown, PA (September 30, 2014) – On Saturday afternoon, November 1, the Susquehanna Speedway Park will host the 11th Annual Turkey 200.  Also the Classic Cars and Mini Vans will take to the track before the Enduro events.

As with last this year, the Big Cars (8-cylinder) Enduro Event will utilize small common set of rules along with the driver’s hometrack rules.  Any car similar to the SSP Xtreme Stocks rules will be accepted from 17 speedways from Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia and one sanctioning body.   

The Big Car rules enforced will be in accordance with the rules below along with your own local 2014 track rules (as designated on the entry form).  The rules below supercede your declared track rules.

1.      Chassis – Must have a minimum of a 4-point roll cage and all cars must have a properly mounted fuel cell.

2.      Engine – 365 cubic inch limit with factory stock stroke.  No Vacuum Rule in effect (hydraulic cams still required).

3.      Carb & Fuel - All cars may use a stock Holley 2bbl 500 cfm carburetor #4412 or the carb according to your local track rules.   The choke plate may be removed but no other modifications are permitted.  Gasoline (racing fuel) only.  No alcohol, nitro, oxygenators, or any other additives permitted. 

4.      Tires & Wheels – Steel wheels permitted up to 8” wide.  Beadlocks permitted.  Only D.O.T. street legal tires are permitted (up to 60 series) on all cars.  No racing tires.

5.      Brakes – No cockpit adjustable brake systems permitted.

All entrants must declare the local track rules (2014 only) to which they will compete under (no mixing of track rules).  Entrants must be able to produce a copy of their current 2014 track rules.   Current rules accepted:

1.      Susquehanna Speedway Park Xtreme Stocks

  1. Winchester Speedway (VA) Enduros
  2. Port Royal Speedway Enduros
  3. Hagerstown (MD) Hobby Cruisers
  4. Hesston Speedway Hobby Modifieds
  5. Bedford Speedway Semi-Lates (change tires to 8”) or Pure Stocks
  6. Path Valley Speedway V8 Super Stocks
  7. Hill Valley Speedway Hobby/Pure Stock
  8. Thunder Valley Raceway Pure Stocks (change tires to 8”)
  9. Potomac Speedway (MD) Hobby Stocks (no racing tires) or Strictly Stocks
  10. Allegheny County (The Rock - MD) Speedway Factory Stock 6/8 Cylinders or Hobby Stocks
  11. Dog Hollow Speedway Pure Stocks
  12. Big Diamond Speedway Roadrunners
  13. Selinsgrove Speedway Roadrunners
  14. Trailways Speedway Street Stocks
  15. Bridgeport Speedway (NJ) – Outlaw Stocks (no racing tires – street tires only)
  16. Penn Can Speedway Factory Stocks
  17. Outlaw Enduro Series

19.  If your speedway is not listed, you must call SSP management at (717) 292-1696 or email sspracing@hotmail.com  for pre-approval.

Similar to the Big Car Enduro, the Small Car (4/6-Cylinder) Enduro will also use a small set of similar rules along with the driver’s hometrack rules.  Any car similar to the SSP Road Warrior rules will be accepted from 16 speedways from Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia and one sanctioning body.     

The Small Car rules enforced will be in accordance with the rules below along with your own local 2014 track rules (as designated on the entry form).  The rules below supercede your declared track rules.

1.      Chassis – Every Vehicle must be equipped with a roll cage that will provide the driver with sufficient protection from impact with the wall, from other vehicles and in roll over situations subject to the approval of the technical inspectors.  All cars must have a properly mounted fuel cell.

2.      Engine – Four or Six Cylinders.

3.      Fuel - Gasoline (racing fuel) only.  No alcohol, nitro, oxygenators, or any other additives permitted. 

4.      Tires & Wheels – Steel wheels permitted up to 8” wide.  Beadlocks permitted.  Only D.O.T. street legal tires are permitted (up to 60 series) on all cars.  No racing tires.

5.      Brakes – No cockpit adjustable brake systems permitted.

All entrants must declare the local track rules (2014 only) to which they will compete under (no mixing of track rules).  Entrants must be able to produce a copy of their current 2013 track rules.  Current rules accepted:

1.      Susquehanna Speedway Park Road Warriors

  1. Winchester Speedway (VA) U-Cars
  2. Hesston Speedway Roadrunners
  3. Bedford Speedway FWD Four Cylinders
  4. Path Valley Speedway 4-Cylinder Thundercars;4 or 6 Cylinder Strictly Stocks
  5. Hill Valley Speedway 4-Cylinder Front Drive Cars
  6. Linda’s Speedway - Chargers
  7. Thunder Valley Raceway 4 Cylinders
  8. Potomac Speedway (MD) U-Cars
  9. Allegheny County (The Rock - MD) Speedway Factory Stock 4 Cylinders
  10. Dog Hollow Speedway 4-Cylinder Sidewinders
  11. Shippensburg Speedway Strictly Stocks
  12. Trailways Speedway Limited Stocks
  13. Clinton County Raceway 4 Cylinder FWD
  14. Penn Can Speedway 4 Cylinder FWD

16.  Outlaw Enduro Series

17.  If your speedway is not listed, you must call SSP management at (717) 292-1696 or email sspracing@hotmail.com  for pre-approval.

In both Enduro races, each competitor must supply their own scorer.  There will be a separate meeting for scorers during the Mini Van feature. 

 

The Big Car (8 Cylinder/XSC) Enduro event will be 100 laps regardless of the number of entries.  The purse payout will be based on entry numbers: 75 or more entries: 1. $1,500.00; 2. $600.00; 3. $500.00; 4. $300.00; 5. $250.00 / 61 – 74  entries: 1. $1,250.00; 2. $550.00; 3. $400.00; 4. $250.00; 5. $200.00 / 51 – 60 entries: 1. $1,000.00; 2. $500.00; 3. $325.00; 4. $200.00; 5. $150.00 / 41 – 50 entries: 1. $1,000.00; 2. $400.00; 3. $250.00; 4. $150.00; 5. $125.00 / 31 - 40 entries: 1. $1,000.00; 2. $300.00; 3. $175.00; 4. $125.00; 5. $100.00 / 30 or less entries: 1. $750.00; 2. $250.00; 3. $125.00; 4. $100.00; 5. $75.00.  

 

The Small Car (4/6-Cylinder) Enduro event will be 100 laps regardless of the number of entries.  The purse payout (higher this year as 4 and 6 cylinder cars will not be separated) will be based on entry numbers: 75 or more entries: 1. $1000.00; 2. $500.00; 3. $400.00; 4. $300.00; 5. $250.00 / 61 – 74  entries: 1. $750.00; 2. $400.00; 3. $300.00; 4. $200.00; 5. $175.00 / 51 – 60 entries: 1. $600.00; 2. $300.00; 3. $250.00; 4. $150.00; 5. $125.00 / 41 – 50 entries: 1. $500.00; 2. $250.00; 3. $200.00; 4. $125.00; 5. $100.00 / 31 - 40 entries: 1. $500.00; 2. $200.00; 3. $150.00; 4. $100.00; 5. $  75.00 / 30 or less entries: 1. $500.00; 2. $150.00; 3. $100.00; 4. $  75.00; 5. $  50.00.  

Pre-entry for the event is encouraged but not mandatory.  A Pre-entry with the fee must be postmarked by Monday, October 27, 2014.  All entries postmarked on or after Tuesday, October 28, 2013 will be higher fee.  Entries will be taken on the day of the event.  The starting positions for the Turkey 200 Enduros will be aligned through a blind draw at the pit gate on the day of the event.  As an extra bonus, all pre-entrants will be able to draw a second time for a starting position if he or she does not like their first draw for position.  However, the entrant must take the second drawn spot regardless of whether or not it is a better starting position.  Entry forms may be found at www.sspracing.net or contact (717) 292-1696 and leave an address or fax number for an entry.

Gates will open for both the pit area and grandstand area at 11:00 a.m. with racing action beginning at 1:00 p.m.   

 

General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Saturday are Adults (ages 18-59) $12.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $10.00; Children (10 & under) are free.  Pit pass prices are $25.00 for everyone. 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.  The Entry Fee for the Driver includes the pit pass with the entry.

The Track Point Championship for the Classic Cars will conclude with the Turkey 200 event.  The raindate for the event will be Sunday, November 2 with the same time schedule.

At last season’s annual edition of the Turkey 200, York’s Patrick McClane claimed the victory in the 100-lap Big Car Enduro.  The Small Car 100-lap Enduro found Carlisle’s Curt McDade taking the checkers over Tom Senseney.  Tom Hartman of Dover took the victory in the 15-lap Mini Van feature over John Kitner.  Matt Wallace won the 20-lap Classic Car feature and Randy Doty won the 25-lap All-American Outlaw feature race.

 

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 sspracing.net.  On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information.

  

Previous Winners of the SSP Turkey 200:

2004: Charlie Pensinger (200 lap Enduro); Harold Ebaugh (School Bus).

2005: Dave Yingst (200 lap Enduro); Butch Richcreek (Mini Vans); Jeff Ebersole (School Bus). 

2006: Michael Goodwin (200 lap Enduro); Glenn Elliott (Classic Cars); George Danner (Mini Vans); Van Baker (School Bus).

2007: Michael Goodwin (150 lap Enduro); Glenn Elliott (Classic Cars); Paul Bacchus (PENNMAR Vintage); Daryl Sipe (Mini Vans); Brandt Fink (School Bus).

2008: Don Murphy (125 lap Big Car Enduro); Buddie Jeffers (75 lap Small Car Enduro); Brian Diehl (Classic Cars); Kenny Latz (Mini Vans).

2009: Patrick McClane (125 lap Big Car Enduro); Jason Stoner (75 lap 6 cyl. Small Car Enduro); Sam Gallagher Jr. (75 lap 4 cyl. Small Car Enduro); Bill Brown Jr. (Classic Cars); Butch Richcreek (Mini Vans).

2010: Chris Heller (Big Car Enduro); Steve Hollingsworth (Small Car Enduro / 6 cyl.); Cory Weishaar (Small Car Enduro/ 4 cyl.); Randy Doty (Classic Cars); Daryl Sipe (Mini Vans).

2011: Adam Smith (Big Car Enduro); Justin Mitchell (Small Car Enduro / 6 cyl.); Kyle Rohrbaugh (Small Car Enduro/ 4 cyl.); Jim Crocker (Classic Cars); Daryl Sipe (Mini Vans).

2012: Patrick McClane (Big Car Enduro); Daryl Sipe (Small Car Enduro / 6 cyl.); Dave Shank (Small Car Enduro/ 4 cyl.); Steve Cantwell (Classic Cars); Al Kessock (Mini Vans).

2013: Patrick McClane (Big Car Enduro); Curt McDade (Small Car Enduro; Matt Wallace (Classic Cars); Randy Doty (All American Outlaws); Tom Hartman (Mini Vans).

2014: To be determined on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

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