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UPCOMING EVENTS

Fri April 24
Test and tune
Gates open 5:30pm
Racing 6:30pm-midnight


Sat April 25
Regular racing all classes
SSS first points day
Gates open 11am TCR at noon
Juniors follow, big cars 3pm


Fri May 1
Test and tune
Gates open 5:30pm
Racing 6:30pm-midnight


Sat May 2
Regular racing all classes
SSS points #2, SBRA #1
Gates open 11am TCR at noon
Juniors follow, big cars 3pm


Fri May 8
Test and tune
Gates open 5:30pm
Racing 6:30pm-midnight


Welcome to Pittsburgh Raceway Park

538 Stone Jug Road - New Alexandria, PA 15670 - Phone 724-668-7600 

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Saturday April 18 - 2 events in 1 day!

04-13-2015

This Saturday, April 18, we have 2 events in 1 day, test and tune with a gamblers, and Saturday Night Street Car/Bike test and tune. If you are a street car/bike, you can enter both the test and tune and the Street Car test and tune, as long as you buy a tech card for each (2 separate events, 2 separate fees). Spectator entry from Event #1 also covers Event #2.

Saturday, April 18 - event #1 - Test and tune with a gamblers race. Gates open at 11am, racing from noon-6pm. $25 for test and tune, $35 for the gamblers race, $10 spectators, $25 for a carload, kids 10 and under free.

Saturday, April 18 - event #2 - Saturday Night Street Car/Bike test and tune. Racing from 7pm-11pm. Trailered in, slicks, and open headers allowed. $25 for test and tune, $10 spectators, $25 for a carload, kids 10 and under free.

Employees needed + notes

04-12-2015

PRP has positions open for announcers, and other duties. Please email Greg Miller - miller@pittsburghracewaypark.com - if interested.

Please be sure to check here on the website and Facebook to make sure we are open, and if you haven't already, sign up for the text alerts:
http://www.pittsburghracewaypark.com/text_alerts.php

In bracket racing news, Pittsburgh Raceway Park is very pleased to announce that Latrobe Auto Group is now the Modified class sponsor! Located at 1595 Mission Road in Latrobe, a dealership for both Chevy and Ford, as well as pre-owned cars and trucks, Latrobe Auto Group has the sales, servicing, parts, and even financing you need! Visit them online at http://www.latrobeautogroup.com/

And in Top class, the winner's purse has been increased to $1000!

Chassis certification clarification

04-02-2015

There has been some confusion regarding chassis certification, and what is accepted. Simply put, current IHRA chassis certification is required for all entries that are quicker than 9.00 in the 1/4 mile. It is the responsibility of the owner/driver to have current certification. Sportsman (7.50 and up, blue tag) is good for 3 years from the date issued, and Pro (7.50 and quicker, maroon tag) is good for 2 years from the date issued. Chassis certifications are still being scheduled for Saturday, April 11, and now also for Sunday, April 12.

Please refer to pages 72 (chassis certification), 105 (chassis certification information), and 108 (insurance information) in the IHRA rulebook. The link is below.

http://www.ihra.com/competition/itemlist/category/123

Tech rule additions and chassis certification information

03-20-2015

Attention all racers, here are some additions to the IHRA tech rules that everyone needs to be aware of for the 2015 season:

Helmets: All classes must have Snell 2000 or newer. Snell 95 helmets ARE NOT PERMITTED IN ANY ET BRACKET CLASS.

Headers: Must have 4 welded tabs on collectors and 4 tabs on primary tubes -  OR - A tethering device may be made from minimum 1/8” steel cable and T bolt clamps or muffler clamps with locking fasteners. One piece, street style headers that do not have slip on collectors are exempt.

Note: Engine diapers are eventually going to be mandatory on all race only cars (street driven cars will be exempt from the requirement). PRP is currently working with a company to obtain a bulk order, which would enable the diapers to be offered to racer at a discounted price for a limited time. The number one reason for them is racer safety, as we have all seen what can happen when fluids get under the tires. It will also help us minimize down time in the program, which benefits racers and fans. No one likes to watch the Oil Dry Nationals!

Race fuels note: If you need your own drum of VP Race Fuels, email Greg Miller - miller@pittsburghracewaypark.com 

Update on our Fund Drive

03-09-2015

March 9 update - We just wanted to give an update on the fundraising for the Thinking of Nikki Foundation. Mike's Auto Body Top Class champion Mark Brewer has given it a big boost. He donated half of his championship money to the Foundation, and it, coupled with the continued generosity of so many people, has pushed the total to $3,000! Thank you to everyone for your support! And, with this total, it means Chuck Turocy will shave his beard all the way off, for the first time in over a decade, Matt Cadamore will be shaving his beard off, and Bob Brehm will shave his goatee off at the bracket finals!




Feb 19 update - Check out the PRP Facebook page for the before and after shots of Bill Turk, Mike Barnyk, and Matt Brehm getting bushwhacked, er, their haircuts done up in the short style of track manager Greg Miller. Kudos to those guys for being great sports and helping the fund drive. Donations are around the $1200 mark now, not far from the $1500 needed to knock Chuck Turocy's longtime beard down to a goatee, and $2000 will put him back to a babyface. Thank you to all who have donated to the Thinking of Nikki Foundation. Please click the link to the right to visit the website if you are not familiar with Nikki's story, and see why this is such an important cause to the PRP family.

Graphic Designer wanted!

01-30-2015

Pittsburgh Raceway Park is looking for a part time Graphic Designer who has experience with Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW; VersaWorks a plus. If you have these skills and are interested, please contact Greg Miller at
miller@pittsburghracewaypark.com

PRP Online Store

02-01-2014


PRP e-store is open.
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Racer's Bios

03-26-2013

Due to popular demand we are bringing back the Racer's Bios.
You need to register here.
Once registered you will then be emailed upon activation.
When you are activated you will be able to modify your profile and upload a photo.
Photos will be resized and a thumbnail generated. Once I have a few we will use them on the right side where the 3 temporary photos are now.
They will be picked randomly and rotated. 
You can find them under the "MEDIA" on the top menu.
If you have any questions please feel free to email me.

Click on Racer to learn more
Chuck Turocy

Tim Cumberland

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100 MPH CLUB
153.11mph
Jenna Fisher
95 Supra
148.47mph
Jared Early
Conquest
139.88mph
Josh Cable
05 Suzuki Hayabusa
134.97mph
Justin Early
Eagle Talon
132.47mph
Tim Hensel
88 Honda CRX
131.12mph
Brian Pfiester
R1
122.08mph
Chris Walters
Cavalier Z24
121.72mph
Chris Heeter
R1
121.39mph
Dario Wayne
14 Mustang GT 500
120.42mph
Ryan Buechel
90 Dodge Shadow
119.87mph
Brandon Cannon
GSSR 600
116.19mph
Vince Java
73 Plymouth Duster
115.83mph
Will Lemke
GSXR600
115.77mph
Matt Dines
CBR1000
115.24mph
Matt Floyd
Neon SRT
113.98mph
Tom Charles
ZZR600
113.61mph
Nick Coberly
Honda Civic
112.84mph
Rich Mandus
GSXR1000
112.33mph
Bill Jones
Subaru STI
112.16mph
Rob Rhodes
03 Mitsubishi EVO
More members..
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Apr 19, 2015

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Winds
From the East at 7 MPH
Temp = 61° F
Humidity = 29%
Dewpoint = 28° F
Barometer = 30.06 in.

RAD = 92.025

Track Elev. 1178 ft.
Lat. 40.407677
Long. -79.398934
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