BIG OPEN COCKPIT WEEKEND AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY
In addition to the track’s regular divisions, there will be plenty of open cockpit excitement at the Bridgeport Speedway this weekend.
The American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) wingless midgets return to the Bridgeport Speedway for their second race of the season as they join the 270cc and 600cc Micro Sprints and Four Cylinder Enduro cars in quarter mile action on Friday night. Racing gets underway at 8pm.
Brett Wanner of Shoemakersville, PA was the winner during ARDC’s previous Bridgeport appearance.earlier this season. Ryan Greth and Tim Buckwalter each have three ARDC wins while Danny Stratton, PJ Gargiulo, Steve Buckwalter, Bruce Buckwalter, Jr., Jim Radney and Brenden Bright have one win each during the 2015 season. Steven Drevicki is the current point leader over Trevor Kobylarz but neither driver has reached the Winner’s Circle so far this season. Kobylarz has accumulated several runner-up finishes while it has been Drevicki’s consistent performance that has propelled him to the top of the points standings. Ryan Greth, Brett Arndt and Bruce Buckwalter, Jr. round out the top five in points going into Friday night’s show.
Lee Nardelli grabbed his 8th wingless 600 Micro Sprint win during Sunday’s Hand #4 of the Poker Series on the quarter mile. He leads the Friday night point standings for the 600s with Rob Vivona, Bill Thomas, Sam LaMothe and Jermain Godshall completing the top five ranking. Tyler Reinhardt’s five wins have him sitting on top of the 270 Micro points followed by Sean Huesser, John Blanda, Colin Bustard and Billy Gray.
The ServPro 4 Cylinders have two time feature winner, Chris Sammons on top of the points followed by Keith McKinley, Art Knapp with four wins, Laura John and Mike Bentley.
On Saturday night, the Bridgeport Speedway welcomes Quarter Midget competitors from various tracks as they show off their racers before the start of the night’s events. These young racers who get their start at the age of five, will have the opportunity to take a few laps around the quarter mile track before the start of the Big Block Modified and Crate/Sportsman feature events.
Wade Hendrickson picked up his second win of the season last Saturday when he led the Spirit Auto Centers Big Block Modifieds to the checkered flag. Rick Laubach holds on to first with his four wins over two time winner, Jamie Mills. Richie Pratt, Jr. is third followed by David Hunt (2 wins) and Tommy Beamer.
It’s a tight battle in the Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman Division as Pat Wall moved into the lead last weekend with his fourth win of the season. Just a few points separate him from CJ Jones (4 wins) and Jim Britt (4 wins). Steve Kemery and Matthew Peck round out the top five.
Jeramy Doerr and his seven wins lead the PennCo Tech Outlaw Stocks over Tom Wills, Sr. with three wins, Tom Wills, Jr. with two wins, Brian Ludwig with one win and 2014 Outlaw Champion, Jim Avery.
Racing gets underway at 7pm on Saturday.
If you haven’t been to the Bridgeport Speedway yet this season, now is the time. The Bridgeport Speedway is a family oriented facility with lots of great food as well as family oriented activities. Meet the Bridgeport Bandit and take a ride behind the scenes on the Bandit Bus!
Friday, September 4, 2015 – 270cc & 600cc Micro Sprints, 4 Cylinder Enduros and TSRS Sprint Cars – Race time at 8pm
Saturday, September 5, 2015 – Bike Night – Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman and Twin 12s for the Outlaw Stocks – Racing at 7pm