Selinsgrove Sets Eight
Selinsgrove Speedway has added Todd Benner to its management and promotional team. (Dan Demarco photo)

Selinsgrove Sets Eight Sprint Car Dates

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Selinsgrove Speedway has set its preliminary schedule for the Modern Heritage 410 sprint cars ahead of the upcoming season, with eight dates and counting.

Originally announced to be March 27, the 410 sprint car season debut at the track has now been moved to Sunday afternoon, March 28, at 2 p.m.

The speedway will return one month later, on April 25, with the traditional Ray Tilley Classic, honoring the winningest sprint car driver in track history.

As previously announced, the USAC National Sprint Car Series  will invade Selinsgrove for the first time in decades as part of the USAC Eastern Storm tour on Thursday, June 17.

The 30-lap, $6,000 to win USAC Eastern Storm event will be the first USAC 410 sprint car race at the track in 50 years.

The Pennsylvania Speedweek finale and Jan Opperman Memorial, paying $7,500 to win as part of the track’s 75th anniversary season of races, is set for Sunday, July 4.

Saturday, July 24 will find the 410 sprints competing in the Summer Championship.

The 41st annual Jack Gunn Memorial will again feature the 410 sprints in 2021, set to take place on Saturday, Aug. 28.

Just one week later, on Sunday, Sept. 5 the oval will host the Jim Nace Memorial National Open Qualifier for the 410s as part of a special Labor Day weekend racing program.

The sprint car season at the track will culminate on Saturday night, Sept. 25 with the running of the 39th annual Jim Nace Memorial National Open, again paying $20,000 to win.

The event carries a rain date of Sunday, September 26.

Additional scheduling details will be released in the coming weeks as work continues on finalizing the Selinsgrove Speedway slate for next year.

New clay was recently added to the track surface as part of off-season work at the venue.

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