Articles by: Rick Rarer

Tri-City Speedway Sold; New Owner Looking to Bring Weekly Racing Back in 2020

Tri-City Speedway Sold; New Owner Looking to Bring Weekly Racing Back in 2020

MERCER, Pa. (EYT) - After sitting idle this past season, there is finally some good news from one of Western Pennsylvania’s most popular race tracks. Merle Black of Mercer has purchased Tri-City Speedway, also known as Tri-City Raceway Park and has plans to bring weekly racing back to the famed dirt oval for the 2020 season. FULL ARTICLE
by · October 2, 2019 · Local News, News, Sports
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Brookville’s Fleming Returns to Victory Lane at Lernerville

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Brookville’s Fleming Returns to Victory Lane at Lernerville

Plenty of special shows highlighted the action this past weekend as the local racing season starts to wind down. FULL ARTICLE
by · September 17, 2019 · Local News, News, Sports
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Wearing Notched First Career Late Model Win at Lernerville

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Wearing Notched First Career Late Model Win at Lernerville

You couldn’t ask for better weather this past weekend which meant plenty of racing options for fans and drivers. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 13, 2019 · Local News, News, Sports
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Sprint Car Special to Be Held on Friday at Thunder Mountain Speedway

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Sprint Car Special to Be Held on Friday at Thunder Mountain Speedway

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. – While the rain stayed north of Lernerville, Thunder Mountain Speedway was not as lucky where storms washed out their Friday program. This Friday will be one of the most anticipated shows of the season at Thunder Mountain as the 410 sprint cars invade for their only visit of 2019. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 24, 2019 · Local News, News, Sports
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Zach Myers Picks Up Win at Thunder Mountain, Exley Notches First Career Win

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Zach Myers Picks Up Win at Thunder Mountain, Exley Notches First Career Win

A break in the rain meant lots of racing action in Western Pennsylvania over the weekend, and one Franklin driver scored a big win during the Penn-Ohio Pro Stock Series visit to Stateline Speedway just across the border in Busti, N. Y. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 16, 2019 · Local News, News, Sports
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Dale Blaney Wins Emotional Race at Sharon Honoring his Late-Father Lou

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Dale Blaney Wins Emotional Race at Sharon Honoring his Late-Father Lou

The biggest crowd of the season filled Sharon Speedway this past Saturday to honor one of the area’s greatest racers of all time, Lou Blaney. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 10, 2019 · Local News, News, Sports
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Brookville Driver Finds Victory Lane at Lernerville

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Brookville Driver Finds Victory Lane at Lernerville

In between the thunderstorms, the weekend was hot and humid and most area tracks were able to dodge the severe storms and complete racing action. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 2, 2019 · Local News, News, Sports
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Wins by Blair, McCreadie Highlight Weekend of Racing Action

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Wins by Blair, McCreadie Highlight Weekend of Racing Action

The biggest weekend of late model racing in Western Pennsylvania started off wet but ended hot with some great racing in front of a huge crowd at Lernerville Speedway. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 25, 2019 · Local News, News, Sports
Rick’s Racing Roundup: A Closer Look at Clarion’s Michael Bauer

Rick’s Racing Roundup: A Closer Look at Clarion’s Michael Bauer

It was another rain-plagued weekend for racers and fans in Western Pennsylvania. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 18, 2019 · Local News, News, Sports
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Lux Picks Up Second Win at Thunder Mountain

Rick’s Racing Roundup: Lux Picks Up Second Win at Thunder Mountain

For what seemed like the first time this season, the rain was not a factor for local racing this past weekend. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 11, 2019 · Local News, News, Sports