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Lake Erie Speedway ready to resume the 2014 Season Fueled By Kwik Fill!

Lake Erie Speedway ready to resume the 2014 Season Fueled By Kwik Fill!

By: Jay Pees


North East, PA (June 5, 2014): A Night at the Races presented by Northwest Savings Bank and Greenfield Basket Factory is set for this Saturday, June 7th at Lake Erie Speedway.

All five race divisions will compete with the Plyler Overhead Door Modifieds vying for the win in the first extra-length event of the season, a 40-lapper! Last week the apparent winner failed post-race inspection and the win was awarded to Chris Bailey Jr., who had started his career at Lake Erie Speedway and will be making as many visits this summer as his ARCA Racing schedule will permit. With the win Bailey leads the points race but Eric McCray and Chris Briggs will be doing all in their power to see that he does not repeat his opening night triumph throughout the season.

Dave Krawczyk won opening night for the NASCAR Street Stocks and looked to have an exceptionally strong mount this season. Dave Wilson and Russ Conti are second and third and will be doing their best to stop Krawczyk from running away from the field again.

Brandon DeBrakeleer took over the front spot at lap four last week in the U.S. Legend Cars Legends feature and went on to his first win over Jeff Dunfee III and Carl Vilardo IV. Twenty-three cars competed last week and all twenty-three were strong so it won't be easy for Debrakeleer to repeat his win.

Jim Tobin dominated the NASCAR Compacts opening night and leads the point standings as a result. Jeff Breads, Philip Powell and several others have other ideas about who will lead the group to Jamie Sax's checkered flag this week. 

The top three INEX Bandoleros had a battle at the front throughout their feature with Daniel Buell finally leading Matt Mead and Donald Buell across the line at the end of fifteen laps. All will be in action again this week.

Following the racing entertainment a fireworks display will be presented on the backstretch.

Grandstand Gates open at 5:00pm, Heat Races Begin at 6:00pm, and Feature Races Begin at 7:05pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 years old, and kids 5 and under are free.