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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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Lincoln Electric returns as Major Contingency Sponsor of RUSH LM Series in ’14

Lincoln Electric returns as Major Contingency Sponsor of RUSH LM Series in ’14

February 13, 2014 (By Mike Leone) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Pulaski, PA)…Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone and thrilled to welcome back Lincoln Electric as a Major Contingency Sponsor once again for the upcoming 2014 racing season. The nationally-known Lincoln Electric’s contribution to the 2014 season will be two Power Mig 140C machines with two utility carts, valued at $750 each.       “Lincoln Electric is a great name to have as … Read entire article »

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ARBodies Returns As Major Sponsor of RUSH Late Model Series

ARBodies Returns As Major Sponsor of RUSH Late Model Series

February 10, 2014 (By Mike Leone) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Pulaski, PA)…As each passing day means one day closer to the new racing season, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are excited to announce ARbodies has renewed their involvement with the Series in 2014 and will again be one of the largest contingency sponsors!       Not only will ARbodies carry the “Major Contingency Sponsor” title, but they have again gone above … Read entire article »

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Grigsby Looking Forward to 2014

Grigsby Looking Forward to 2014

February 2, 2014 (By Rich Yeager – RUSH Staff Series Spotlight) (Springville, NY)…It’s no secret that veteran racer Paul Grigsby is really looking forward to the 2014 racing season. The Springville, NY driver has two speedways right in his backyard joining the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series as weekly-sanctioned for the upcoming season. Both Humberstone and Freedom Speedways are race tracks that Grigsby has a lot of laps on and when added to … Read entire article »

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RUSH Late Model Series Releases 2014 Schedule

RUSH Late Model Series Releases 2014 Schedule

January 27, 2014 (By Mike Leone) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Pulaski, PA)…After putting a final wrap on the inaugural 2013 season with the awards banquet on January 18, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Racing Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone have released a tentative schedule for the Sweeney Touring Series for the upcoming 2014 season.   This year’s Sweeney Tour schedule includes approximately 20 events at a minimum of 12 different facilities throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, … Read entire article »

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FK Rod Ends Becomes First Company to Sign on as a Major Contingency Sponsor.

FK Rod Ends Becomes First Company to Sign on as a Major Contingency Sponsor.

December 27, 2013 (Pulaski, PA)…Over the past several weeks Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone have been extremely busy working and meeting with promoters and sponsors throughout the region as they prepare for the upcoming 2014 season   Recent trips to both the Parts Peddler Show in Syracuse, New York and Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show in Indianapolis, Indiana proved to be very productive as numerous new Major Contingency Sponsors were … Read entire article »

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RUSH Point Fund Expands With Addition of New Tracks

RUSH Point Fund Expands With Addition of New Tracks

December 22, 2013  (By Mike Leone) (Pulaski, PA)…Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are proud to announce that the 2014 Sweeney Weekly Series Championship will increase in 2014. The top 40 drivers in 2014 points will receive point fund monies up from 30 this past season with $200 going to position 40. With the expansion to 40 positions, an increase in monies will also be added to … Read entire article »

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Freedom Speedway Joins RUSH Weekly Series

Freedom Speedway Joins RUSH Weekly Series

December 18, 2013 (By Mike Leone) (Delevan, NY)…After a two-year hiatus, racing is returning to Freedom Speedway on Friday nights in 2014. Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are thrilled to announce the western New York facility will be RUSH weekly-sanctioned! Freedom joins Potomac Speedway in Maryland and Winchester Speedway in Virginia as new tracks under the RUSH banner for 2014. Crate Late Model racing isn’t new to Freedom; … Read entire article »

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