Sonny Kruel passed away
We are saddened to hear the news that longtime Keystone/PRP racer Sonny Kruel passed away yesterday. Sonny drove the 1969 Dodge Coronet with "Color Me Gone" on the doors. As soon as we have details on visitation/services, we will post them up. From the entire PRP staff and racing community, we extend our deepest sympathies to Sonny's family and friends.
Shelby Younker passed away
We would like to send our Deepest Sympathy and Condolences to the Family and Friends of Shelby Younker. Shelby passed away suddenly and unexpectedly from a massive heart attack on Friday, March 14.
Baby Balaska arrives
Congratulations to Modified class racer Mike Balaska and his wife Amber on the birth of their son, Roman Michael, last night. He came into the world at 6lbs 7oz, 18.5", about 10 days or so early... the first Balaska red light of the season! Mom and baby are doing fine.
Prayers for Turbo Dan McCreary
Thanks to Eric Thomas for letting us know:
Letting fellow racers know.....That Dragbike rider Dan McCreary " TURBO DAN " of KRP / PRP Race Track is recovering from Quadruple Bypass Surgury on Tuesday. He is moving from Presbyterian to Gbg intermediate care center after making good progress.
He's being transferred this evening so it would be best to wait til tomorrow Tuesday to call or visit
Greensburg Intermediate Care
119 Industrial Park Rd.
Greensburg. 724-836-2480 main desk
Behind Sendell Buick
Welcome to the world II!
Congratulations to Brianna and AJ Casini, on the birth of their daughter Alyssa Grace. 9lbs 2 oz, baby and mom are doing fine. Alyssa joins big sister Addison, and their cousin Sophia.
Welcome to the world!
Congratulations to Shelly (Casini) Cialone and husband Josh Cialone on the birth of their daughter, Sophia! 7lbs 5 oz, mother and baby are doing fine.
Frank Fiume passes away
Frank Fiume, long time Mopar racer and enthusiast, engine builder and head machinist at Valley Auto, passed suddenly this past Saturday morning. The entire Pittsburgh Raceway Park community extends their deepest and most sincere condolences to Frank's family and friends.
Family and friends are being received in the ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME, INC. on Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. Please click the link for full details.
Pinky Mizia passes away
Pinky Mizia, Brett's mom, Joe's wife of 45 years, passed away Tuesday. The management, staff, and racing community at PRP extends their deepest condolences to the Mizia family and friends. The funeral home information is on the link: http://www.warcholfuneralhome.com/obits/obituary.php?id=343473
Congratulations to the Coughanours
Sarah and Chad Coughanour welcomed a new baby boy to the family late Saturday night with the birth of Chase Allen.
On behalf of all of the racing community, Pittsburgh Raceway Park wishes much health and happiness to the Coughanour family.
PRP Motorcycle racer Adam Smoker in fatal accident
The PRP management, staff, and racing community are shocked and saddend to learn that Adam Smoker, racer in the Motorcycle class, lost his life late Saturday night in an accident on Route 30. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Adam's family, friends, and fellow racers.
Adam's obituary: http://obituaries.triblive.com/listing/226110/Adam-J-Smoker/
Condolences to Scott Prue and his family
Harry Prue, father of Scott Prue, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Thursday, June 6. The PRP staff and racing community offer their deepest condolences to Scott and his family. (See link for obituary)
Future racer in training!
Jim Senkewitz was teaching his grandson little Kyle drag racing. They had their own "4 wide"!
Two of our Top Class racers got engaged.
Rachel Kuskie & Andy Conrath.
"We are very happy and excited and wanted to share the news with everyone" Rachel & Andy.
Passing of fellow KRP/PRP Racer
Regis D. Penrod
Fellow Keystone Raceway Park (KRP) / Pittsburgh Raceway Park (PRP) Dragbike Competitor, Regis Penrod 66 of Winber Pa, passed-on yesterday March 13 2013 while under Hospice care. Known by everyone in the bike pits at PRP, Reg conversed freely amongst the other riders on a weekly basis throughout his 1980-2010 Racing Career. Told by his wife, he loved family, motorcycles and drag racing. He will be remembered at the PRP track by everyone he touched in the last 30 years "Ride-On REG"
Google....Regis D. Penrod.....for Memorial info on Saturday
3 Generations of racers
Trapletti's on the left, Schuler's on the right.
Dave Poorman with Daughter and Grand Daughter after heart surgery
Pittsburgh Raceway Park Modified/Top class driver David Poorman Jr. was admitted to the hospital Monday with chest pains, possibly a mild heart attack. He has undergone cardiac tests, and is currently resting. The tests have uncovered clogged arteries that will need to be corrected via heart bypass surgery. The operation will occur in the next few days. Piitsburgh Raceway Park management and staff asks that you keep David and his family in your thoughts and prayers.
One of our own is tying the knot!
Michelle "Shelly" Casini and Joshua Cialone will be tying the knot on February 23rd, 2013
Pittsburgh Raceway Park staff, racing families, and friends would like to wish them many years of happiness.