Story By: LINCOLN SPEEDWAY – ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – The 2024 season schedule for Pennsylvania’s Lincoln Speedway features a new event, new divisions, familiar favorites and exciting upgrades.
Lincoln will take center stage during Pennsylvania Speedweek with the $25,000 to win Kevin Gobrecht Memorial. Thanks to Commonwealth Truck Supply and Goofy’s Eatery & Spirits, the 25th annual edition of the race will be the highest paying winner’s share in Speedweek history. The Monday Speedweek race will pay an impressive $10,000 to win.
After unfavorable weather at the end of last season, the rescheduled $20,000 to win 20th Annual Weldon Sterner Memorial for 410 sprints will take place on April 20. The race sponsored by Chuck’s Auto Parts Solutions will also feature the 358 sprints.
A new addition to the 2024 schedule is the Labor Day Duel presented by Schmuck Lumber Company on September 1. The night before Lincoln will host the Labor Day Duel Prelim to make it a two-day event over the holiday weekend. Stay tuned to Lincoln’s social media and website for more details on this new and exciting event.
The season will kick-off with the two-day Ice Breaker Weekend presented by Tyson Fence on February 24 and 25. Both races pay $5,000 to win and are a 410 sprint car only show.
The first new division to be featured in 2024 is the PA Micro Midgets on Saturday, March 2. They will be joined by the 410 sprint cars. The 358 sprints make their season debut the following week on Saturday, March 16.
The World of Outlaws “Gettysburg Clash” returns on Wednesday, May 8. Last year Anthony Macri scored the win for the PA Posse after three years of the traveling series taking bragging rights in the biggest rivalry in sprint car racing.
Another exciting addition to the schedule this year is the Mason Dixon 270 division on July 6 as a part of Crownstone Equipment Night. They will be joined by the Legends, Flying Iron Limited Stocks and Classic Cars.
Lincoln Speedway will host 16 different divisions, with 32 dates for the 410 sprints and 18 dates for the 358 sprints. The super late models will make two appearances including “Appalachian Mountain Speedweek” on June 15.
Along with the new additions to the schedule, many familiar and popular dates will be back for 2024. “Fallen Firefighters Night” is slated for May 18. The $7,300 to win “Kramer Klash” presented by HVAC Distributors is back on August 24. One of Lincoln’s newer events that is quickly becoming a fan and driver favorite is the “Rack Daddies Rumble” presented by L&M Tire & Wheel which is scheduled for August 3 in 2024. Also back in 2024 are the Bob Leiby Memorial on May 25, Steve Smith Tribute Race on June 1, Dean’s Auto Plaza Night on July 13, DCS School of Driving Night on August 10 and the Barry Skelly Memorial on August 17. The season will conclude with the “Night of Champions” on Saturday, October 19.
In addition, there will be special shows featuring kids “Big Wheel” racing, and several auto racing “club” nights.