The 6th Annual Final Showdown at Susquehanna Speedway Park is on for Saturday, November 14
NEWBERRYTOWN, PA - On Saturday afternoon, November 14, the Susquehanna Speedway Park will host The Final Showdown for the 410 Sprint Cars in the Central PA area as well as the entire United States for 2015. Also included in this special program will be the popular 358 Sprint Cars. The raindate will be Sunday, November 15, but is not expected to be used with clear weather forecasted for Saturday. Last year, Greg Hodnett (410) and Chase Dietz (358) were the event winners. The 410 Sprint Car feature event will be 30-laps and pay the winner $10,000 if the driver is pre-entered on or before Monday, November 9. Anyone entering the event on Tuesday, November 10 or after will receive $5,000-to-win. The race will also pay $300 to start the feature. Tow money ($50.00) for non-qualifying drivers will only be paid to those who pre-entered before November 9. For the 410 Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required. All other rules of the Central PA 410 Sprint Cars will prevail for this event including the current Central PA Hoosier tire rule. Raceivers will be mandatory. The 410 Super Sprint Cars will qualify in time trials with the top six automatically qualifying for the 30-lap feature. The top six will be inverted for the feature and will not attempt to qualify through the heat races. The remaining cars will qualify for the 30-lapper through heat races and last chance races. The 358 Sprint Car feature event will be 20-laps and pay the winner $2,000 if they are pre-entered on or before Monday, November 9. Anyone entering the event on Tuesday, November 10 or after will receive $1,500-to-win. The race will also now pay and increased amount of $200 to start the feature. Tow money ($50.00) for non-qualifying drivers will only be paid to those who pre-entered before November 10. The tire rule will be the same used at the regular PA 358 Sprint Car tracks. All other rules of the Central PA 358 Sprint Cars will prevail for this event. Mufflers are not required for the 358 Sprint Cars. Raceivers will be mandatory. For the 358 Sprint Cars, the starting positions for the qualifying heat races will be aligned through a blind draw at the pit gate on the day of the event. The feature lineup will be determined by heat race number one winner drawing for an inversion (1,3,6,9) or (1,2,4,6,8) depending on the number of heat races. As an extra bonus, all pre-entrants will be able to draw a second time for a starting position if he or she does not like their first draw for position. However, the entrant must take the second drawn spot regardless of whether or not it is a better starting position. Gates will open for both the pit area at 11:30 a.m. and grandstand area at 12:00 p.m. with racing action beginning at 2:00 p.m. General Admission Grandstand ticket prices for Saturday are Adults (ages 18-59) $20.00; Young Adults (ages 11-17) & Senior Adults (60 & Older) $15.00; Children (10 & under) are free. Pit pass prices are $30.00 for everyone. The minimum age requirement to purchase a pit pass is 12 years of age with a copy of a birth certificate is required for all ages 12 to 14. The Entry Fee for the Driver includes the pit pass with the entry. The Susquehanna Speedway Park is located midway between Harrisburg and York off I-83 to exit 32, then 1.4 miles NW on SR382 to York Road, then 1.3 miles south. For more information, contact the speedway offices at (717) 292-1696 or visit online at www.sspracing.net. On raceday, use the track phone at (717) 938-9170 for up-to-date information.