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Gregg Satterlee Captures NDRL NE ‘Chiller Thriller’ at Mercer Raceway Park!
Mercer, PA (April 6, 2014) Gregg Satterlee of Indiana, PA took the lead on lap 26 of the 30 lap ‘Chiller Thriller’ at Mercer Raceway Park after a daring move to the outside of then leader Tim Fuller to win the inaugural NDRL Northeast Late Model Series event.

Fuller and Russell King brought the field to the green flag with King gaining the early advantage followed by Fuller. Dan Stone and Satterlee had an intense battle for the third spot as Fuller stalked the race leader King.

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By lap six, Fuller drove to the outside of turns one and two to pull alongside of race leader King and used his momentum to blast by King in turns three and four to take over the race lead. Stone, who was running fourth, came to a stop on the backstretch on lap 14 to bring out the events first caution.

During the Delaware style restart, Fuller continued to lead while Satterlee took advantage of his outside starting position to make his way around King for second and begin his assault on the leader. After a second caution slowed the pace, Fuller continued to lead as he moved to the outside to hold off the hard charging Satterlee. READ MORE HERE

‘Chiller Thriller’ at Mercer Raceway Park Postponed Until April 5

Pittsburgh, PA (March 26, 2014) Officials at Mercer Raceway Park have postponed this Saturday’s ‘Chiller Thriller’. Weather predictors have temperatures in the 40’s with a very high possibility of rain for the event date of March, 29 forcing officials to postpone the event. The 2014 ‘Chiller Thriller’ featuring the NDRL Northeast Late Models, NDRL Modifieds, Crate Late Models, and Stocks has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 5.

 

$3,000 is on the line for the NDRL Northeast Late Models Series while the NDRL Modifieds will compete for $1,000. The Mercer Raceway Park crate late models will battle for a $2,000 pay day while the open stock cars will go after a $1,000 top prize.  READ MORE HERE

Preliminary Schedule for Inaugural NDRL Northeast Late Model Series Released!
Pittsburgh, PA (February 25, 2014) Officials with the NDRL Northeast Late Models Series are excited to announce their preliminary schedule of events for their inaugural season.  

Twenty-five events are set for the 2014 racing season which will kick off on Saturday, March 29 as the NDRL Northeast Late Models will make their first and only trip to Mercer (PA) Raceway Park for the $3,000 to-win ‘Chiller Thriller’. The series will then make their first trip to ‘Dirt’s Monster Half Mile’, Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial, PA on Thursday, April 10 for the ‘PENNational’ which is co-sanctioned with the NDRL ‘Kings of Dirt’ Series and will pay $10,000 to the winner.


The NDRL Northeast Late Models will make their first appearance at Hagerstown (MD) Speedway on Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 24. The series will return to Hagerstown Speedway on Saturday, July 12 for ‘Christmas in July’ and again on Sunday, August 31.

Bedford (PA) Speedway will host the NDRL Northeast Late Models on Friday, June 20 followed by Port Royal (PA) Speedway on Saturday, June 21. Port Royal Speedway’s ‘Butch Renninger Memorial’ is also scheduled and will be held Saturday, August 30. READ MORE HERE

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Little Power Shop Partners with the NDRL Family for 2014

Phoenix, Arizona (February 20, 2014) The National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) is proud to introduce Little Power Shop of Bradford, PA as the newest partner join the list of NDRL Marketing Partners for the 2014 season for the NDRL National Series, NDRL McKean County Raceway and the NDRL Northeast Late Model and Modified Series.

“Little Power Shop is extremely excited to partner with the NDRL Series and NDRL’s McKean County Raceway.  They are a natural fit for our business; we are all about horsepower and speed.  Some of the finest racing machines in the country can be found competing weekly at NDRL events.   It’s definitely something we should be involved in.”

“It is personally important to me to support the NDRL’s McKean County Raceway as well.  I fell in love with dirt racing when I was a boy tagging along with my dad who sometimes was requested as a welder for the pits back in the 80’s.  I was really impressed with the way the first season under NDRL direction went last year.  The McKean County Raceway is one of the nicest facilities that we see and having exciting motorsports action there is great for our community.” READ MORE HERE


NDRL Northeast Late Model Series and NDRL Modified Series Implement Hoosier Tire Rule
Pittsburgh, PA (February, 7, 2014) The National Dirt Racing League has signed a three year agreement with Hoosier Racing Tire to be the exclusive tire for the NDRL Northeast Late Model Series and NDRL Modified Series. 

NDRL Northeast Late Model Series competitors will be required to use Hoosier 1300 compound or harder at all NDRL Northeast Late Model Series sanctioned events. Tires must be clearly marked with the four-digit designation. Tire compounds may not be removed or covered.

NDRL Modifieds Series will be required to use a Hoosier M100 Medium or Harder compound.  To help offset the initial shock of tire expense at the beginning of the season, the NDRL Modified Series will allow any Hoosier tire to be used until May 17, 2014.  After that date all teams will need to conform to the M100 or harder tire rule on all four corners. Tires must be clearly marked with the four-digit designation. Tire compounds may not be removed or covered.

These and all rules at with the NDRL Northeast Late Model Series and NDRL Modified Series will be strictly enforced and tire testing will be implemented at the discretion of NDRL officials. READ MORE HERE

Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway to Host NDRL Northeast Late Models and NDRL Modifieds
Pittsburgh, PA (January 15, 2014) Officials with the NDRL Northeast Late Models Series and Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial, Pennsylvania are pleased to announce an agreement that will bring the NDRL Northeast and NDRL Modifieds to the famed ‘Dirt’s Monster Half Mile’ on Sunday, July 27 for the ‘Herb Scott Memorial’ and the ‘Red Miley Rumble’ on Saturday, August 16, 2014.

The first event will be the ‘Herb Scott Memorial’ on Saturday, July 27. The $5,000 to-win event will pay homage to the late Hall of Famer, Herb Scott who finished his illustrious racing career with a remarkable 520 feature wins from 1948 to 1979. Herb started racing in 1948 and he won his first feature that year at the New Kensington race track. His 500th feature victory came at Don Martin’s Lernerville Speedway on May 30, 1975 and he won the last feature, number 520 at Latrobe Speedway in 1979. The NDRL Modifieds will also be in action with $1,000 going to the winner.

Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway will then host the NDRL Northeast Late Models and the NDRL Modifieds for a second time on Saturday, August 16 for the Annual ‘Red Miley Rumble’ that will also pay the Late Model winner $5,000 and $1,000 to-win for the Modifieds. The ‘Red Miley Rumble’ honors the late pioneer in western Pennsylvania racing, Red Miley. Red started the Miley family racing team back in 1969 at the tender age of 16. After 20 years of racing with Brother Ben, Red started Miley Motor Sports with other Miley family members and leased out the famed Imperial oval. 1989 is when Miley Motor Sports took over Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway, among other racing projects, all while Red continued to own Ben’s car and later became car owner for nephew and rising star Jared Miley of South Park, PA. Red lost his 18-month battle with melanoma in 2007. READ MORE HERE


The NDRL Announces Newly Formed NDRL Northeast Late Model Series and NDRL Modifieds Series
Pittsburgh, PA (January 7, 2014) Officials with the National Dirt Racing League are pleased to announce the addition of the NDRL Northeast Late Model Series and the NDRL Modifieds Series to the NDRL family of series’ beginning this upcoming 2014 season. The NDRL Northeast Late Model Series and NDRL Modifieds Series will join the second year NDRL ‘Kings of Dirt’ National Series along with the NDRL’s McKean County Raceway under the National Dirt Racing League banner.

‘We want to build a pair of new regional series’ for both Late Models and Modifieds,’ NDRL’s Jason Shank said. ‘We have high expectations for both of the NDRL Northeast Series and NDRL Modifieds Series. We feel there is room in the northeast and mid-Atlantic region for a solid mid-major late model series, but it’s going to take some time to build a relevant regional series that promoters, drivers, and fans can support.’ ‘We would eventually like to see the NDRL Northeast Series to be comparable to the old ‘STARS’ series or ‘MACS’ (Mid-Atlantic Championship Series),’ NDRL Owner John Kennedy bottom-lined. ‘Our plan is to build into something like that within the next few years.

The NDRL Northeast Late Models as well as the NDRL Modifieds will kick off their inaugural season on March 29, 2014 at Mercer Raceway Park and the annual ‘Chiller Thriller’. The NDRL team has been hard at work trying to put together a formidable schedule for racers and fans and have been in negotiations with tracks like America’s Raceway Park, Eriez Speedway, Hagerstown Speedway, Little Valley Speedway, McKean County Raceway, Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway, Port Royal Speedway, Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex, Sharon Speedway, Woodhull Speedway and many others. NDRL officials will have a schedule completed in the near future. READ MORE HERE

 
 
 
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