Story By: STEVEN PETTY / RANSOMVILLE SPEEDWAY – RANSOMVILLE, NY – The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) will make their triumphant return to the Ransomville Speedway on Friday, September 17 as Bailey Brothers Landscaping presents the King of the Hill to wrap up the 2021 season.
The last time that the ESS competed at the Big R, 2021 Series champion Jason Barney was victorious back in 2009. Mike VanDusen won the inaugural visit in 1988 and repeated in 1989. John Birosh and Tom Tabor each won three ESS events, with Lance Younge and Craig Keel winning on two occasions each. Phil Mott, George Suprick III, Rob Dietrick, and Steve Dow each have one Ransomville victory in ESS competition. The race for the ESS will be paying $2,000 to win and will be 25-laps in distance.
The KiPo Chevrolet Street Stocks will be racing alongside the Hobby Stocks/Pure Stocks from Land of Legends Raceway, Outlaw Speedway, Freedom Motorsports Park, and the Woodhull Raceway as the rules have been opened to allow those cars to compete at the “Big R”. The race will be 30 laps in distance and will be paying $500 to win, $300 for second place and $200 for third.
King of the Hill night will also feature the season championship event for the Sunflowers of Sanborn Mini Stocks along with the Investor’s Service Sportsman/Kevin’s Carpet Cleaning Novice Sportsman Shootout. Pit gates will open at 5 pm with grandstands opening at 6 pm and racing will get underway at 7:15 pm.