Mahoning Valley Speedway extends invite to area Late Models

   (LEHIGHTON, PA. 5-13-18) Late Models at Mahoning Valley Speedway have been a staple for decades. Some of the best asphalt Late Model aces have and still compete at the demanding paved ¼-mile oval in Lehighton.

            Mike Sweeney, who is the two-time and defending champion has been the leading Northeast asphalt Late Model winner the past three seasons.

            Four time champion Paul Koehler Jr., is the all-time wins leader in area pavement wins. Frankie Althouse has been carving his own niche right alongside those two. There are others as well like most recent winner and up and comer Broc Brown. The always steady Jeremy Miller, respected veteran Kenny Hein and hot shoe Jacob Kerstetter to name a few of the current stars who race Mahoning Valley.

            Track management is proud of their Late Model group but would also like to help bolster the field by inviting any and all area/regional/touring asphalt Late Model racers to be part of the Mahoning action.

With a simple weight adjustment, either left side or total, the track will allow Late Models built to different track/series rules to compete.

Race Director Steve Fox is ready to answer any and all questions that any competitor might have and can be reached at

On Saturday, May 19 at 6:00 pm Mahoning Valley will host a six division show which includes Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Sportsman Modifieds, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks plus the Flashback Stocks will join the card. (Dirt Mods are off).

            At intermission a Little Tykes Bullring Enduro will be held for the kids.

            Grandstand adult admission is $12. $2 off for students, seniors 65+ and active military. Children under 10 are free. Front gates open at 4 pm.

            Coming up on May 26 will be a 75-lap/$1000-to-win Street Stock feature and the following Saturday, June 2 will be the always anticipated Fan Appreciation Night with a special $8 grandstand admission. Please note that this night begins one hour early at 5:00 pm.

            For additional information log onto or on Facebook at Mahoning Valley Speedway. Mahoning Valley Speedway is located adjacent to the Mahoning Farmers Market on PA route 443 just a few miles west of Lehighton.

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