Von Dohren vs Cozze at Big Diamond

Craig Von Dohren (88)of Oley, PA battles with veteran Frank Cozze in recent action at Minersville’s Big Diamond Speedway. Modified points leader, Von Dohren captured his third win of the season at the Schuylkill County oval last Friday, taking the Stevenson Memorial 50 lap event.

Following last week’s Stevenson Memorial at Big Diamond Speedway, the Schuylkill County oval will host Ladies’ Night tonight, offering a $2 discount to any female wearing pink.

Headlining tonight’s show will be a 40-lap feature event for the street stocks, with the Modifieds, sportsman, roadrunners and an Enduro 50 Dash also on the racing docket. The green flag flies at 7:45 p.m. with the qualifying events.

After losing last week’s Mitch Smith Memorial event to Mother Nature, Williams Grove Speedway looks to host an open wheel doubleheader tonight with the URC 360 Sprint Cars joining the headlining 410 sprint cars, with an 8 p.m. starting slot. Pre-race activities include an autograph session in the infield featuring Fred Rahmer and his sons, Freddie and Brandon.

The 31st Annual Mitch Smith Memorial has been rescheduled for next Friday night, July 19, and will serve as a tune-up for the upcoming NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Summer Nationals, July 26-27.

Clinton County also looks to rebound from last week’s rainout with 305 sprint cars, limited late models, 270 and 600cc micro sprints and four cylinder front wheel drives, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Port Royal returns to action following last Saturday’s Greg Hodnett Classic, the final race of the 2019 PA Sprint Car Speedweek Series. Lucas Wolfe scored the rain-delayed feature and secured his fourth career PA Sprint Car Speedweek title.

Kid’s Night is highlighted at the Juniata County oval, with over $1,000 worth of prizes up for grabs for the younger fans along with power wheel and bicycle races for the young fans. The 410 sprint cars, late models, limited late models and extreme stock cars will be in action.

Selinsgrove Speedway headlines tomorrow’s action with the Mach 1 360 Sprint Car National Open 30-lap main event, paying $5,000 to the winner. The late models and pro stocks are also in action at the big half-mile...the 410 sprint cars will be in action at Lincoln Speedway, along with a complete program for the 358 sprint cars and a make-up feature from June 1. The mid-Atlantic stock cars will also be on the 7:30 p.m. racing card…Grandview Speedway will try again to host the Firecracker 40 for the Sportsman at 7:30, with the NASCAR Modifieds and Blast from the Past vintage stock cars on the 7:30 slate...BAPS Motor Speedway offers a four division show of winged super sportsman, limited late models, street stocks and Central PA Legends cars at 7 p.m...for those looking for an asphalt fix, Mahoning Valley Speedway returns to action with a 75-lap feature event for the Modifieds, joined by the late models, street stocks, pro four cylinders and hobby stocks at 6 p.m...the Patriot 360 Sprint Car Series invade Woodhull Raceway for their second visit of the season to the Bullring. The Modifieds, crate sportsman, street stocks, hobby stocks, front wheel drives and mini stocks are also on the schedule, starting at 6 p.m...Five Mile Point Speedway hosts the crate sportsman, factory stocks, four cylinders, 600cc mods and wingless sprint cars at the Binghamton area oval.

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series completed their 13th of 24 events at New England Dragway last weekend with the 7th Annual New England Nationals. Steve Torrence continues his domination of the Top Fuel class, collecting his seventh win of the 2019 campaign and extended his points lead. Matt Hagan grabbed his second win this season and third consecutive win at the Epping, New Hampshire track. The Series is off this weekend and returns to action at Bandimere Speedway for the Dodge Mile High Nationals, next weekend.

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