Steve Shultz Returns to
Victory Lane at Evergreen Raceway
St. Johns, PA (7/7/2017)- Somehow storms in northeastern
Pennsylvania Friday evening spared Evergreen Raceway and
their regularly scheduled Friday night show went off
without a hitch. When it was all said and done, Steve
Shultz of Drums picked up his first Himmer Graphics Late
Model win of the season, In an all out battle to the
checkers, Randy Schlenker of Walnutport held off Mike
Pollock to score his third Barbush Automotive Street
Stock win of the year. Just past halfway, TJ Kapish of
Mountaintop made a three wide move to take the lead and
the checkered flag for his first career Evan’s Roadhouse
Four Cylinder victory and Gene Drew of West Milford, NJ
held off a late race challenge by Sean Verwys to score
his first Evergreen Legends Victory. Evan Rygielski of
Wilkes-Barre stayed smooth throughout and went on to
notch his first Bandolero victory.
Mike Sweeney Adds
Evergreen Raceway to 2017 Win List
St. Johns, PA (7/1/2017)- The first Friday night event
of racing since the 2005 racing season kicked off this
past Friday at Evergreen Raceway. In his first start at
the track this season, Mike Sweeney of Nesquehoning
edged Kyle Harvell for the Himmer Graphics Late Model
victory. After leading a number of laps last week, Rich
Paciotti of Kunkletown fended off Randy Schlenker to
take the checkers in the Barbush Automotive Street Stock
division and thirteen year old Brayden Spencer of
Shickshinny bested a healthy Evan’s Roadhouse Four
Cylinder field for his second victory of the season.
Following one yellow flag on the opening lap, TJ Kapish
of Mountaintop cruised to the checkers in his first ever
Wheels Bar & Grill Strictly Stock start.
Matt Hirschman Wins
Big Money at Evergreen Raceway
St. Johns, PA (6/25/2017)- Following a rain delay on
Sunday at Evergreen Raceway, Matt Hirschman of
Northampton, PA started from the ninth spot in the
50-lap American Equipment Rental Modified Series event.
The seasoned veteran remained smooth and consistent
throughout the show and then with 14 laps remaining,
took the lead from Bobby Jones. It was his second $2,000
Evergreen payday in as many starts at the track this
season. TJ Gursky of Lehighton, PA worked by Rich
Paciotti just past the halfway point of the Barbush
Automotive Street Stock feature to score his first win
of the season and Ron Heeter overtook Scott Adams with
ten laps remaining to take the Evan’s Roadhouse Four
Cylinder Feature win. In his first career start, Carter
Smith was the Wheels Bar & Grill Junior Four Cylinder
Pete Verwys Dominated
Junelopy Event at Evergreen Raceway
St. Johns, PA (6/4/2017)- It’s no secret that Pete
Verwys of Stroudsburg is the ultimate wheelman when it
comes to Enduro racing. Despite racing on a rain and oil
soaked racing surface, Verwys proved that statement
further Sunday at Evergreen Raceway by not only taking
the Four Cylinder victory, but also the 6/8-Cylinder win
in the Evergreen Enduro Series, presented by
Sponenberg’s Exhaust. It wasn’t only a day that
showcased well known talent, but also well known people,
such as Mark Spencer of Nanticoke, PA, who passed on the
week prior. Sunday’s events were held in his memory.
Travis Fisher Takes Late
Model Opener at Evergreen Raceway
Johns, PA (5/28/2017)- For the first time this season, the
Himmer Graphics Late Model division too to the asphalt at
Evergreen Raceway and just like one year ago, Travis Fisher
of Freeland walked away with the victory. After winning the
Barbush Automotive Street Stock feature last weekend, Randy
Schlenker of Walnutport never skipped a beat to repeat the
victory. Thirteen year old Brayden Spencer of Shickshinny
picked up his first Evan’s Roadhouse Four Cylinder feature
win of the season and Mountaintop’s Harry O’Neill notched
the feature win in the newly formed Wheel’s Bar & Grill
Strictly Stock division.
Matt Hirschman Scores $2,000
in Evergreen’s Tour Modified Opener
St. Johns, PA (5/21/2017)- Evergreen raceway kicked off the
official 2017 regular racing season Sunday afternoon. Many
area short track fans came out for the show, which paid
$2,000 to the winner of the American Rental Equipment
Modified Series winner. After finishing second in his heat
race, Matt Hirschman of Northampton redrew the pole position
and wired the field to claim the big prize. After starting
sixth in the Barbush Automotive Street Stock feature, Randy
Schlenker of Walnutport worked his way through traffic and
took the checkers to win the opener. Following a fierce
battle with Brayden Spencer, Harry O’Neill of Mountaintop
took the checkered flag for his first Evan’s Roadhouse Four
Cylinder win of the season.
Danny Cascioli and Harry O’Neil
St. Johns, PA (4/23/2017) It’s been over ten years since
Evergreen Raceway held a regular Enduro event under the
lights, but that all changed Saturday, when the speedway
hosted “Springduro”, which was the first event of the 2017
Evergreen Enduro Series, presented by Sponenberg’s Exhaust.
Following a wild Four Cylinder event, which featured eleven
lead changes and a slew of action, “Dynamite” Danny Cascioli
of Easton took the checkered for his first career Enduro victory.
After a torrid battle with TJ Kapish, Harry O’Neill of
Mountaintop went on to take the checkered flag in the
6\8-Cylinder Enduro show.
Sponenberg's Exhaust Named Evergreen Enduro
Evergreen Raceway is proud to announce Sponenberg’s Exhaust
as their regular season Enduro series sponsor this year.
Through the regular Enduro season this spring, summer and
fall, the series will be referred to as the Evergreen
Raceway Enduro Series, presented by Sponenberg’s Exhaust.
Their motto is fitting and their service and prices are top
Located in Berwick, PA, Sponenberg’s doesn’t only specialize
in exhaust repair and replacement. The family owned business
performs PA state inspections and will keep your vehicle
roadworthy with small repairs, such as brakes and oil
changes to large jobs such as engine and transmission
Give Sponenberg’s a call to book your appointment at (570)
Jacob Gustafson Earns $400 Four Cylinder Victory
St. Johns, PA- With $400 at stake for the Evan’s Roadhouse
Four Cylinder feature event winner, Evergreen Raceway’s
exhibition “Four Banger Sunday” event kicked off on a
beautiful Sunday afternoon. The fans that flocked to the
track witnessed 16-year old Jacob Gustafson of NY come from
the back twice to earn the big prize. Pete Verwys of
Stroudsburg took the checkers in the “Soccer Mom 20” Minivan
Enduro and Jennifer Adams of Lake Ariel easily cruised to
the checkers in the Open Comp event.
Evergreen Raceway Announces a Pair of Affiliate Sponsors
Since taking over the operations of Evergreen Raceway late
in 2015, Jason Makarewicz and his team have been doing their
best to help bring the track back to the local forefront
when it comes to affordable family entertainment. The hard
work over the last year hasn’t gone unnoticed and in turn,
many area businesses have become involved with the speedway.
With that said, Evergreen Raceway is proud to announce a
newly formed partnership with Fairway Motors and Harry’s U
Pull It of Hazleton.
The two businesses, which have been a staple in the local
community for many years have agreed to come on board as
track affiliate sponsors.
Al Corazza fifty
Seven years ago, Fairway Motors
opened in Freeland and then moved to Hazleton shortly after.
Since, because of their customer service and customer
loyalty, the business grew on a regular basis.
Fast forward to present. Over the last few years, they have
become a Subaru dealer as well and have doubled the size of
the original building. The addition of more service bays,
two customer lounges, complete with Wi-Fi, flat screen TV
and a Starbucks cappuccino station helps serve their
customers who want to wait for their car maintenance to be
complete. Their showroom has also been expanded and
renovated, as have all of the sales offices. The exterior of
the building got a complete makeover and was brought up to
the latest Subaru specifications.
Proud of where they have accomplished in nearly six decades,
Fairway Motors Chevrolet Commercial Truck sales continue to
be as strong as ever. They continue to be one of top selling
new Chevrolet Commercial Truck dealers in the United States.
In fact, they sell more new Chevrolet Trucks than any other
Chevrolet dealer in the state of Pennsylvania.
For dependable service and the absolute best customer
satisfaction in the area, contact Fairway Motors at (570)
599-2578. They can also be visited on the web at
fairwaymotors.com. Their showroom inventory can be seen in
person at 1101 North Church Street in Hazle Township.
The speedway would also like to welcome Harry’s U Pull It
back to their full list fine list of affiliate sponsors.
Owned and operated by Joe Kress and with locations in
Hazleton, Allentown and Pennsburg, Harry’s is the world’s
largest auto salvage yard.
Harry’s not only specialize in every car and truck part
imaginable, as they also have selections of motorcycles,
lawnmowers and tractors.
A full parts list, hours of operation and contact
information can be obtained by visiting WeGotUsed.com.
Evergreen Raceway Announces American Rental Equipment as
There are a variety of events on the schedule prior to the
official opening day, but the regular racing season at
Evergreen Raceway is set to kick off with the American
Rental Modified Series headlining the event on Sunday, May
Owned and operated by Mike Piechota and Located in
Lehighton, American Rental Equipment offers just about
everything under the sun, from heavy equipment to generators
and party rentals. A fully stocked hardware store is also on
their premises at 511 Mahoning Drive East, and just when you
thought that was plenty, American Rental even sells mulch
Both Piechota and the staff at Evergreen are very excited
about their new partnership and they are looking forward to
a long lasting relationship with American Rental Equipment
and the track’s premier division.
American Rental Equipment can be contacted by calling (570)
818-4450. They can also be visited on line at
S &D Bodyline
Steps Up It’s Sponsorship for 2017 Season
Perfect Attendance Awards To Be
Awarded at 8 Local Speedways
Bodyline and owner Don Biegley will be very busy at the end
of the 2017 racing season. Besides their normal daily
business they will be Fabricating 10 extra Outer Body Kits
for the winners of their “Perfect Attendance Award” that
will be picked on the final night of racing at 8 area
The awards will be awarded to a driver in the Modified,
Sportsman or Crate Modified class who has achieved “Perfect
Attendance” in all of their speedway’s events. In the event
there are more than one driver with a Perfect Attendance at
a speedway, a speedway representative will select the winner
from a drawing.
The winners will receive one S&D outer body kit consisting
of two doors, two quarter panels and two A&B Pillars. All
winners have until December 31, 2017 to contact S&D with
their award certificates. Award certificates are Non
Kelly and Lawrence Celebrate
with Evergreen Wins;
Verwys and Lawrence Claim
St. Johns, PA-
The third and final leg
of Evergreen’s “Triple Crown Series” for Enduro competitor
concluded Saturday afternoon with the running of their
“March Madness” event. With hopes of winning the event and
with championships on the line, Enduro racers and fans
braved Mother Nature’s cool spring temperatures. However,
that didn’t slow the action one bit. When it was all said
and done, Bryan Kelly of Long Island claimed the Four
Cylinder victory. A strong second place finish by Pete
Verwys of Stroudsburg propelled him to not only the
championship in his division, but also to the overall Triple
Crown. In different fashion, Woot Lawrence of Long Island,
NY capitalized on Harry O’Neill’s misfortune to not only
claim the 6/8-Cylinder victory, but also the divisional
championship and Triple Crown.
Verwys and O’Neill in Tune
with Winter Blues Victories
St. Johns, PA (2/11/2017)- With snow and slush covering the
racing surface at Evergreen Raceway, Seventy six entrants
took part in the second leg of the speedway’s ‘Triple Crown
Series’. Spring like temperatures helped bring fans to the
track for the action, which was intense in the early going.
When it was all said and done, Pete Verwys of Stroudsburg
came home with the ‘Winter Blues’ Four Cylinder Enduro
victory. After starting fifth on the grid in the
6/8-Cylinder portion of the show, Harry O’Neill of
Mountaintop grabbed the lead and never looked back for his
second straight victory.
Bob Wink started from the pole and led the first circuit of
the 100-lap Four Cylinder Enduro. Dave Imler, Jr. held
second, followed by Frank Shetler, Chris Rose and Tom
With four laps complete, Pete Verwys grabbed second and set
his sights on the leader. Three laps later Verwys made a bid
for the lead, which was a success. Meanwhile, Scott Adams
cracked the top five and later challenged Wink for second.
Establishing Relationships with Evergreen Raceway
St. Johns, PA (1/8/2017)- The official 2017 racing season at
Evergreen Raceway officially kicked off last Saturday with
their “Snowball 100” Enduros. However, it’s not the only
thing that the track managers have been gearing up for, even
prior to the end of last season. Improvements on the
speedway grounds have been ongoing for months and the
sponsorship hunt has also been ongoing. Recently, the
speedway decided to extend an incentive filled sponsorship
proposal to several area businesses, which paid off to
establish a relationship between the speedway and those
Bryan Kelly and Harry
O’Neill Snowball to Success at Evergreen
St. Johns, PA (1/7/2017)- The 2017 racing season officially
kicked off Saturday at Evergreen Raceway with their
“Snowball 100” Enduros. The event is the first leg of the
speedway’s “Triple Crown Series”, which will run through the
winter months of this season. Nearly 50 Four Cylinders took
the green for the 100-lap show and when it was all said and
done, Bryan Kelly of Long Island, NY passed post race tech
to back into victory. Following a torrid battle with TJ
Kapish, Harry O’Neill of Mountaintop, PA pulled off his
first win in the 6/8-Cylinder division.