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06/14/06


Five Champions Enter Jennerstown NASCAR Modified Race

    Daytona  Beach, FL ó Based on recent history the prohibitive favorite is Hirschman. The Northampton driver is a five-time Tour titlist, winning back-to-back crowns the past two seasons. Additionally Hirschman has also captured the last two WMT events contested at the half-mile paved Laurel Highlands oval, including last years thriller when he nipped former NASCAR Craftsman Truck competitor Chuck Hossfeld at the finish line by inches.
    Stefanik is also a prime contender for victory lane honors. The
Coventry, Rhode Island driver is the winningest competitor in NASCAR modified division history, with 67 victories to his credit. A former Jennerstown winner, Stefanik has picked-up three checkered flags, two in the WMT modifieds, and one in the NASCAR Busch East series. Stefanik has returned to the modifieds on a full-time basis this year, and responded by winning the season-opener at Thompson, Conn.
    Szegedy, the Tourís 2003 champion, has also returned to the open-wheel division, following an attempt to land a competitive ride on the NASCAR BUSCH Series circuit.
    Aside from the modified century grind there will be a feature event only program for the Jennerstown NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series Courtesy Suzuki super late models, WJAC-TV late models, Advance Auto Parts street stocks and the hobby stock division.
    Veteran NASCAR Nextel Cup driver Jimmy Spencer, a former two-time WMT champion in the 1980ís, will also be on hand to participate in an autograph session beginning at 6:30 pm.
    Additionally the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing (EMMR) will present a static and on-track vintage race car exhibition. The speedway will also induct the late Ivan Baumgardner, Fuzzy Rubritz, Johnny Grum, Milt Miller, Turk Burkett, Jim Nave, Charlie Cragan and Bill Awtey into the Jennerstown Hall of Fame during the evenings activities.
    A reunion of former Jennerstown Speedway competitors will be held at the EMMR vintage car display. Former drivers are asked to contact the speedway at 814 629-6677 to secure credentials. Anyone with Jennerstown Speedway memorabilia is welcome to share at the display area.
    Advance $15.00 discount tickets for the event are available through June 15 on-line at www.jennerstown.com, or by calling 1-888 695-0888. Tickets may also be purchased at the speedway office (cash transaction only). Gate price for adults will be $25.00 the day of the event. Children, age 12 and under, will be admitted free of charge.
    Spectator gates will open at
2:00 pm. NASCAR modified time trials start at 4:00, with the first feature set to begin at 5:00. Rain date for the event is Sunday, June 18.

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Source: Larry Mattingly/jennerstown.com
Posted:  June 14, 2006

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