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Waters Wins Canadian Late Model Nationals at Humberstone.

Waters Wins Canadian Late Model Nationals at Humberstone.

 (Port Colborne, ON)…The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series headed back across the border for the second time this season in an Insinger Performance/Sunoco Race Fuels Northern Touring Series event, but this time for the Series’ only appearance at Humberstone Speedway. Despite in upwards of a 70% chance of thunderstorms, the rain went all around the Port Colborne, Ontario facility allowing the fourth annual “Canadian National Late Model Championship” to be completed … Read entire article »

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Rush Weekly Newsletter

Rush Weekly Newsletter

(Pulaski, PA)…After weeks of on and off weather, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model and Sportsman Modified Series family of racetracks finally enjoyed a great holiday weekend of racing!   Darin Henderson scored his second win in three events at Virginia’s Winchester Speedway on Saturday night. Transton Stoner took the early lead in the 20-lap event for the RUSH Late Models from his pole position starting spot. Stoner seemed to be the driver to … Read entire article »

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RUSH Weekly Newsletter

RUSH Weekly Newsletter

(Pulaski, PA)…Another race weekend and another bout with the weather highlighted the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model and Sportsman Modified Series. The persistent rain and thunderstorms throughout the weekend forced the majority of RUSH-sanctioned tracks to cancel racing.   On Friday night, Freedom Speedway almost got a full show in the books; however, the division that did fall to rain was the RUSH Late Models. John Waters, Adam Sixt and Zach Carley were the … Read entire article »

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RUSH Series Newsletter

RUSH Series Newsletter

CANADIAN RUSH RACERS & SPEEDWAYS PLEASED WITH UNIFICATION OF CRATE LATE MODELS; SERIES TO JOIN DIRTCAR 358’s AT MERRITTVILLE MONDAY FOR MARQUE VICTORIA DAY EVENT May 15, 2015 (By Doug Kennedy) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Pulaski, PA)…The Canadian Victoria Day Holiday spells victory for the Sweeney RUSH Dirt Late Model Series.  On May 18, Merrittville Speedway, located in Thorold, Ontario will become the showcase for the first ever Crate Late Model event to be held at the 60-year-old facility.   The event … Read entire article »

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RUSH Weekly Newsletter

RUSH Weekly Newsletter

(Pulaski, PA)…The second weekend of May brought continued warm, summer-like weather, and while most tracks were able to dodge the rain, a couple speedways weren’t so fortunate. The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series saw six drivers capture their first win of the season, while the Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modifieds featured a first ever winner on Sunday evening at Sportsman’s Speedway.   Freedom Motorsports Park kicked off the 2015 racing season on Friday night. … Read entire article »

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RUSH Series Sets 2015 Schedule

RUSH Series Sets 2015 Schedule

(Pulaski, PA)…The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series is excited to release its 2015 Sweeney Touring Series schedule. For the first time, the Series will offer both a Northern and Southern Touring schedule of events. With $4,000 to-win each region and the $2,000 overall bonus, one driver could win $10,000!   “As our overall region continues to grow, we felt it was time to split our Touring Series into two regions,” explained RUSH Co-Director … Read entire article »

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MSD Named “Official Ignition” of RUSH Series

MSD Named “Official Ignition” of RUSH Series

 (Pulaski, PA)…The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series is proud to welcome MSD as a Major Contingency Sponsor, and the “Official Ignition” for both the Sweeney RUSH Late Models and Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modifieds. MSD will also be the presenting sponsor of “Manufacturers Night” for both Series and will contribute a substantial amount of product to both events.   “I have been working with MSD Motorsports Representative Philip Chacon for the past two years,” explained RUSH … Read entire article »

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Davis Takes 1st of 2014 With Win at Freedom & Peters Red Hot at Humberstone.

Davis Takes 1st of 2014 With Win at Freedom & Peters Red Hot at Humberstone.

(Pulaski, PA)… Once again the weather played a major role in the weekend’s racing, and most of the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Weekly Series member tracks were unable to escape the rain. In fact, only three speedways were able to beat Mother Nature- one on each day of the weekend. At Freedom Speedway, the only track to get in a show on Friday, it was Bryce Davis taking his first win on … Read entire article »

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Waters Scores RUSH Series Win at Humberstone

Waters Scores RUSH Series Win at Humberstone

 (Port Colborne, ON, Canada)…Coming off a season high 37 cars last Saturday night at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series will get right back at it this weekend with a much-anticipated appearance at Humberstone Speedway.  Sunday’s (July 20) event is billed as the “Canadian National Late Model Championship” and will be race #9 of the 20-event 2014 Touring Series.   The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late … Read entire article »

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Humberstone to Host $2000 to Win “Canadian National Late Model Championship” this Sunday

Humberstone to Host $2000 to Win “Canadian National Late Model Championship” this Sunday

(Port Colborne, ON)…Coming off a season high 37 cars last Saturday night at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series will get right back at it this weekend with a much-anticipated appearance at Humberstone Speedway.  Sunday’s (July 20) event is billed as the “Canadian National Late Model Championship” and will be race #9 of the 20-event 2014 Touring Series.   Humberstone is in its first year under the RUSH … Read entire article »

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Big Week on Tap for Rush Late Model Series

Big Week on Tap for Rush Late Model Series

(Pulaski, PA)…After wrapping up two great days of racing last weekend at Lernerville and Sharon Speedways with the “Bill Emig Memorial”, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series gets right back at it this week with two big events on Wednesday (July 9) at Expo Speedway followed by Saturday (July 12) at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway.   Race number seven of the season will be a big one as $2,000 will be on … Read entire article »

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Carley, Ruhlman, Thomas and Singleton Rack Up RUSH Late Model Wins

Carley, Ruhlman, Thomas and Singleton Rack Up RUSH Late Model Wins

(Pulaski, PA)…Rain spoiled the end of the weekend on Sunday, but not before beautiful weather again for Friday and Saturday night Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series member tracks’ racing programs.   After rave reviews from the May 30 Sweeney Late Model Tour event, it was good to see several new competitors take in action last Friday night at Freedom Speedway in Delevan, New York. Hometown racer Ed Carley captured his first win at the speedway; … Read entire article »

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Kowatic DQ’d at Roaring Knob & Hands Win to Lake.

Kowatic DQ’d at Roaring Knob & Hands Win to Lake.

(Pulaski, PA)…On Tuesday afternoon, May 20, the GM 604 crate engines from May 18 Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Late Model Weekly Series event apparent winner George Kowatic and runner-up Michael Lake were inspected during a complete tear-down by RUSH Competition Director Travis Harry and NeSmith Competition Director Tim Sims.   The conclusive results were a disqualification of George Kowatic’s engine rebuilt by Powers Motors, while Michael Lake’s engine rebuilt by Race-1 met … Read entire article »

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Humberstone Speedway Set to Open This Sunday

Humberstone Speedway Set to Open This Sunday

(Pulaski, PA)…Over the weekend of April 25-27, Mother Nature had her way with a couple of the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Weekly Series member tracks washing out action at both Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex ad Winchester Speedway; however the weekend racing roared on at the tracks that were able to dodge the raindrops. Three new winners in three events brought the total number of different winners to an astounding 14 in … Read entire article »

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Sunoco Race Fuels Continues Relationship With Rush Late Model Series

Sunoco Race Fuels Continues Relationship With Rush Late Model Series

(Pulaski, PA)…Sunoco Race Fuels and the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series will continue its marketing program for the 2014 season. This year will mark the second of the three-year agreement as the “Official Fuel” of the Sweeney RUSH Late Model Series.   “I cannot tell you how pleased we are to continue our marketing partnership with Sunoco Race Fuels as a major sponsor of RUSH,” stated Series Co-Director Vicki Emig. “I’ve had a … Read entire article »

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“STEEL CITY ROULETTE” POTENTIALLY ADDS $5,000 CASH TO SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR’S “STEEL CITY 100″

“STEEL CITY ROULETTE” POTENTIALLY ADDS $5,000 CASH TO SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR’S “STEEL CITY 100″

(Imperial, PA)…A little over two months ago, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone announced a new event would take place in 2014. The “Steel City 100″ at Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 8 will feature the Northeast’s first ever 100-lap Crate Late Model race. The Sweeney Tour event will pay $4,000 to-win, $300 to-start with an expanded 30-car starting field!   When the event was announced, … Read entire article »

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TurboStart rejoins RUSH Series for 2014

TurboStart rejoins RUSH Series for 2014

(Pulaski, PA)…Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are thrilled to announce TurboStart will return as a Major Contingency Sponsor for the upcoming 2014 Touring season. The New Castle, Pennsylvania-based company continues to be part of the impressive list of national companies that have partnered with the Series.       TurboStart will award ten 16-volt racing batteries at selected Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC Touring Series events in 2014 as their … Read entire article »

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New Champions to be Crowned with RUSH……Blair & Pegher Move to Super Late Models

New Champions to be Crowned with RUSH……Blair & Pegher Move to Super Late Models

(Pulaski, PA)…Coming off a successful debut in 2013 with well over 200 competing racers, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series has forged ahead in 2014. And with racing a little more than a month away, drivers, speedways, and Series Directors continue to make final preparations for an exciting new year.       RUSH will again have over $70,000 in cash point funds up for grabs, and is expected to crown four new champions for … Read entire article »

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