Oil Region Labor Day Classic
Race of the Week
What: Oil Region Labor Day Classic
Where: Tri-City Speedway
When: Saturday and Sunday, gates open at 3 p.m. both days, racing at 6 p.m.
Tickets: Two-day adult tickets are $50; one night is $30
Directions: Take I-79 north to the intersection of I-80 and I-79 (Exit 19) and take the eastbound lanes of I-80. Go to Exit 29 (Barkeyville), exit I-80 and take Pa. Rt. 8 north to Franklin. Turn left at 13th Street, then through five traffic lights, stay in the right lane and turn right on Pa. Rt. 417, traveling for 7 1/2 miles.
Scouting the race: The weekend will feature a pair of 50-lap World of Outlaws Late Model features. Both will pay $10,000 to win. Saturday's race will be taped by a SPEED Channel crew for broadcast at a later date. Pro Stocks and E-Mods are also part of the schedule.
Other races on tap
Lernerville Speedway, Friday, Late Model and Sprint Car features
Motordrome Speedway, Friday, fireworks
Dog Hollow Speedway, Friday, Frank Mayak Memorial
Sharon Speedway, Friday and Saturday, Sharon Nationals
Jennerstown Speedway, Saturday, Labor Day special $4 admission
Pittsburgh's Pa. Motor Speedway, Saturday, regular show
Pittsburgh Raceway Park, Saturday, last night of points
Marion Center Speedway, Saturday, championship night
Roaring Knob, Saturday, Roaring 40 Late Models
Hummingbird Speedway, Saturday, McGarvey Memorial
Latrobe Speedway, Sunday, "Run What You Brung"
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