Story By: STEVE INCH / SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY – SELINSGROVE, PA – The super late model division is celebrating 60 years at Selinsgrove Speedway this season and will return at 6 p.m.
Saturday, April 16, in the United Late Model Series (ULMS) 30-lap Spring Championship paying $4,000 to win on Performance Food Group Night!
The April 16 race will be the second of 16 events on the 2022 slate for the Selinsgrove Ford super late model division. The track’s overall points champion will earn a $5,000 bonus with the top five points finishers picking up bonus money at season’s end.
Joining the super late models will be the Apache Tree Service PASS/IMCA 305 sprint cars and A&A Auto Stores roadrunners in the second three-division racing program of the season.
The 30-lap Spring Championship race will offer a $17,000-plus purse for the super late models. Time trials and eight-lap heat races will be the qualifying format.
Gregg Satterlee of Rochester Mills won the ULMS-sanctioned race last year at the track. He was one of seven different winners in as many races at Selinsgrove in 2021.
Bryan Bernheisel of Lebanon won this year’s 60th late model season opener on April 2 over his father Jim Bernheisel. B. Bernheisel also scored an opening day win in 2018, the year he clinched his first track championship.
Ken Duke of Selinsgrove and Levi Vial of Bloomsburg won this year’s openers for the PASS/IMCA 305 sprint cars and roadrunners, respectively.
The super late models will also be on the racing card in two other April shows including Sunday, April 24, when they join the Lelands.com 410 sprint cars for the Ray Tilley Classic and roadrunners. To close out the month on Saturday, April 30, the super late models will compete along with the United Racing Club 360 sprint cars and roadrunners.
There will be no racing at the track the weekend of April 9.