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Big September Shows at Evergreen Raceway Lead up to
“Slam the Stands”
By: Gene Ostrowski
September 4, 2017
Fall is in the air, which is a telltale sign that northeast short
track racing is coming to a close for the 2017 season. On the
flipside, it also means that many of the bigger shows are on tap to
close out the season, including those at Evergreen Raceway, who will
be hosting the American Rental Equipment Modified Series this
If 16 or more Modifeds take the green flag, the event winner will
pocket a cool $2,000. The Barbush Automotive Street Stocks, Evan’s
Roadhouse Four Cylinder and Factory Stocks are also on the card. The
40-lap Four Cylinder feature will pay $450 to the winner and the
50-lap Factory Stock “Duct Tape 50” will be held in memory of Ed
Makarewicz, Sr. There is also lap money on the line for the popular
Factory Stock event. Adult grandstand admission for the show is just
Also, the Modifieds and Factory Stock divisions will be out on the
racing surface during intermission to meet and greet the fans for an
afternoon autograph and camera session.
As part of the New York Street Stock Series,” Sleepy’s 75-lap Street
Stock Shootout” will take place on Sunday, September 17. The Four
Cylinders, Legends and Bandoleros are also on the card. Due to the
number of rainouts this season, especially for the Himmer Graphics
Late Models, track management has added the division to the lineup
with a points paying show on September 17. Adult grandstand
admission is set at $12.
“Slam the Stands” is slated for Sunday, September 24. For just $5
adult grandstand admission, folks will be able to enjoy a jam packed
afternoon of action. Race goers will also have the opportunity to
receive autographs from their favorite drivers, who, as a part of
fan appreciation day, will be out on the race track with their cars
during intermission. Big wheel race for the kids will also take
place during intermission. The Late Model, Street Stock, Four
Cylinder and Strictly Stock division are on the card for the
The pit gates will swing open for regular Sunday shows at 10:30 AM.
Practice will kick off at 12:30 PM and racing will begin at 2 PM.
The grandstands will open at noon. Grandstand admission for each
event is just $12. Pit admission is $35.
Evergreen Raceway is located minutes from Hazleton, PA, in between
routes 93 and 309. For more information regarding Evergreen Raceway,
including the entire season schedule, directions and divisional
payouts, please visit
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Evergreen Raceway is proud to be associated with Fairway Motors,
Harry’s U Pull It, Penn’s Peak Radio, Sponenberg’s Exhaust, Wheel’s
Bar & Grill, CK Auto Service & Race Fab, Himmer Graphics, Evan’s
Roadhouse, Bob’s Subs, American Rental Equipment, Barbush
Automotive, Valve Tech Sales, Penn’s Peak, Printers Edge &