Legendary Driver, Kenny Jacobs Added to Legends of Central Pennsylvania at Lincoln Speedway
Drivers and Fans Prepare For an Unprecedented Triple-Header Event
Abbotstown, Pa. (August 21, 2015) –Sprint Car racer Kenny Jacobs, of Holmesville, OH, has been added to the list of Legends competing on Wednesday, August 26 when Fred Rahmer Promotions and Apple Chevrolet of York presentLegends of Central Pennsylvania Sprint Car Racing – a triple header event featuring the stars of yesteryear, a $10,000 winner-takes-all Shootout and the popular 358 Sprint Cars. Legends of Central Pennsylvania Sprint Car Racing will take place at the Lincoln Speedway and be available for live streaming video on DirtStation.com.
While racing in Central Pennsylvania, Jacobs claimed a Williams Grove National Open title and a Pennsylvania State Championship win at Lincoln Speedway. The four-time All Star Champion joins an impressive list of drivers including: Keith Kauffman, Lynn Paxton, Jeff Shepard, Kenny Adams, Steve Smith Sr., Billy Pauch, Todd Shaffer, Steve Siegel, Steve Stambaugh and Cris Eash.
Jacobs takes over the reins of the Weikert Livestock No. 29 that was originally to be piloted by Doug Wolfgang. Unfortunately, Wolfgang was forced out of action while attending to some personal family matters
Legends drivers will compete with heat races and a 20 lap feature event in 410 Sprint Cars complete with graphics similar to their vintage predecessors.
Also on the docket, Danny Dietrich, Greg Hodnett, Lucas Wolfe, Brian Montieth, Dale Blaney and Alan Krimes compete in six 5-lap segments, with a points accumulation, in a $10,000 winner-takes-all Shootout. These competitors were selected based on a fan vote on FredRahmerPromotions.com.
The format will see each competitor given the opportunity to start in each starting position 1 through 6. They will compete in a 5-lap event where points will be given – 1st place will receive 12, 2nd will receive 9, 3rd will receive 7, 4thwill receive 5, 5th will receive 4 and 6th will receive 0. In the event of a tie, the tied competitors will compete in a 3-lap sudden death round, where they draw for starting positions.
Also on the card is the popular 358 Sprint Cars competing in a 25-lap, $1,000 to win event. This event is not a points race and open to all 358 Sprint Car competitors. Rules are available at LincolnSpeedway.com. Fred Rahmer Promotions is offering bonus money in each of the events qualifying heat races. Heat race winners will receive $100, $75 will be payed to second place finishers and $50 for third.
The evening of nostalgia will feature interviews and anecdotes with yesterday’s star drivers, led by Motor Racing Network radio personality Steve Post.
The action takes place on Wednesday, August 26 (raindate: August 27). General Admission Adult tickets are $20, Students 12-17 are $15, and Children 11 years old and under are FREE! Pit Admission is $30.
Tickets are currently available for purchase at the Lincoln Speedway office or by calling 717-624-2755; major credit cards are accepted. Fans that purchase advance tickets will be able to enter the speedway one hour earlier than those purchasing tickets the day of the event. Fans can use this time to secure their seats and participate in a special autograph session with the Legend drivers. Advance ticket holders arriving early will receive a special edition poster featuring all of the Legends, while supplies last.
For fans unable to attend the live event. A live pay-per-view broadcast will be available on DirtStation.com. The broadcast will feature vintage racing highlights, driver interviews and in-depth career retrospectives.
Fans are encouraged to get involved with all of the Fred Rahmer Promotions events by following @RahmerRacing on Twitter, liking us on Facebook at facebook.com/FredRahmerPromotions, and by using the hashtag #LegendsatLincoln.
The Legends of Central Pennsylvania event is brought to the fans by many important partners including: Apple Chevrolet Cadillac of York, Pennsylvania, and Aran Trading
Speedway Address: 800 Racetrack Road, Abbottstown, PA 17301
Just minutes off of Route 30 just west of York, PA
Speedway Phone: 717-624-2755
Fred Rahmer Promotions Address: 2131 North Ridge Road, Perkasie, PA 18944
Series E-Mail: email@example.com
Series Website: www.fredrahmerpromotions.com
Speedway Website: www.lincolnspeedway.com
2015 Fred Rahmer Promotions Race Dates:
Wednesday, August 26 (raindate: August 27) – Legends of Central Pennsylvania at Lincoln Speedway: 410 Sprint Car Legends Race, $10,000 Winner-Takes-All Today’s Star Shootout, & 358 Sprint Cars!
Sunday, October 18 – 6:00 PM: 410 Sprint Cars & 600cc Micro Sprints PLUS! 410 Sprint Car “Fans Choice Feature” for an additional $6,000 winner’s share.
LINCOLN SPEEDWAY is a high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval known for its tight wheel-to-wheel racing action and some of the toughest weekly sprint car racing in the country. Located in Central Pennsylvania’s “Pigeon Hills”, Lincoln Speedway offers great sight lines from every seat, free parking, and quality food at a reasonable price.
Fred Rahmer Promotions
After an inaugural 2014 event at the Path Valley Speedway that boasted a standing-room-only crowd and the largest car count of the nine events during Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week, Fred Rahmer Promotions returns for an expanded three event series featuring 410 Sprint Cars and 600cc Winged Micro Sprints, on Sunday April 26, Sunday June 28, and Sunday October 18. Also added to the Fred Rahmer Promotions card the Legends of Central Pennsylvania event at the Lincoln Speedway on Wednesday, August 26 (raindate: August 27).