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Jul. 2—Penn Can Speedway in Susquehanna holds its annual Fireworks Night tonight.

A large fireworks show highlights a program that includes Modifieds, 602 Sportsman, Factory Stocks, Four-Cylinder Stocks, 600cc Modifieds and Juniors. Street Stocks are off because of the Chad Sindoni Memorial Race at Afton, New York, Motorsports Park.

It also is Spaulding Foundation Night. The nonprofit organization provides money for individuals injured in race-related accidents.

There will be giveaways throughout the night as well.

Gates open at 5 p.m. with hot laps beginning at 6:30 p.m. and racing starting at 7 p.m. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults with children 10 and under free with a paid adult.

Race for the Red

Pocono Raceway and the American Red Cross host their 16th annual “Ride for the Red Blood Drive” on Tuesday at the Long Pond track from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Appointments to donate blood can be made by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or visiting redcrossblood.org and using sponsor code “POCONO.” Attendees can use the Gate 1 Tunnel entrance.

Besides donating blood, individuals can drive their personal vehicles around Pocono’s 2.5-mile triangular track for $10 per lap. Blood donors should do the lap(s) before giving blood. Proceeds benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Every individual who donates blood will automatically be entered into a drawing to win the grand prize of a $250 Pocono Raceway gift card that can be used to purchase tickets or merchandise. Other prizes, including autographed NASCAR driver items, will also be given away.

Also, Suburban Propane will give donors a $10 electronic gift card.

Since starting the blood drive 15 years ago, Pocono Raceway has collected approximately 3,000 pints.

Fast tracks

Mike Loney of Taylor won the Modified feature last week at Penn Can. It was his sixth Modified win and 61st career victory. He also has 39 Street Stock wins (1987-2001) and 16 Sportsman wins (2002-13). … Harding’s Jordan Thomas finished fourth in the Earl Halaquist Memorial Patriot Sprint Tour race at Fonda, New York, Speedway. Thomas is four points behind New Jersey driver Davie Franek in the series standings, 853-849. Franek finished third. … Five Mile Point Speedway in Kirkwood, New York, is idle this week. … Hamlin Speedway was idle last week. On Saturday at 6 p.m., the track holds its annual Keystone Cup National VetStock Benefit. Headlining the program are a 50-lap All-Star Slingshots feature and a 25-lap Junior Slingshots feature. Throughout the night there will be raffles and giveaways for VetStock, a local nonprofit organization that raises funds for former and current Armed Services members and their families. … The Short Track Super Series holds the Firecracker 50 for Modifieds, paying $10,000 to win, Sunday at 7 p.m. at Fonda Speedway. NASCAR Trucks Series regular Stewart Friesen from Sprakers, New York, has won the last two Firecracker 50s and has seven weekly wins at Fonda this season. Also on the card is a 602 Sportsman 25-lap feature paying $2,000 to win. … NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Larson won the last two races at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville and at Port Royal Speedway during the 31st annual PA Sprint Car Speedweek. Brent Marks of Myerstown also has two wins at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown and BAPS Motor Speedway in York Haven. Night No. 7 of the 10-night schedule Thursday at Hagerstown Speedway was rained out. The remaining schedule is Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg tonight, Port Royal Speedway on Saturday and Selinsgrove Speedway on Sunday. Danny Dietrich of Gettysburg leads the Speedweek standings after six nights with 761 points. Marks is second with 751 and Rico Abreu from St. Helena, California, is third with 721.

SCOTT WALSH covers motor sports for The Times-Tribune. Contact him at [email protected]esshamrock.com; 570-348-9100 ext. 5109; and follow him @swalshTT on Twitter.

Local Tracks June 25-26 results

PENN CAN SPEEDWAY

June 25 results

MODIFIED — Mike Loney, Brian Malcolm, Nick Petrilak, Dan Pompey, Darwin Greene, Casey Plummer, Jamie Bedford, Alan Rudalavage, Dave Zona, Brad Shaffer, Ken Sparks, George Kostelansky, Landers, Paul Rooney, Sam Allen, Stanley Wilkins, Brandon Fritch, Brian Franko, Bud Phillips, Matt Cole, Alex Stanton, Kevin Hartnett, Mike Walsh, Byron Worthing. DNS: Mike Nagel Sr.

602 SPORTSMAN — Brad Weaver, Chad Sandt, Brandon Oleski, Randy Brokaw, Ray Leonard, Michael Samony, Kolyn Schane, Alan Komar, Amanda Scholtiesk, Moose Gulley, AJ Konopka, Jim O’Hara, Ned Fitch, Kyle Walsh, Eddie Kudrako, Mike Nagel Jr., Ryan Burkett, Mike Schane, Stephen Walsh, Leo McGurrin, Jamie Cortazar

FACTORY STOCK — Jason Rhodes, Kevin MacDonald, Tommy Groover, Alecia Towner, Brad Chilson, Joel Edsell, Jerry Fasset Jr., Jerry Picchio, Austin Manzer, Billy Shoemaker, Lynn Highhouse, Charlie Towner, Charlie Gilbert. DNS: Cody Fassett. DQ Rich Sharpsteen

600cc MODIFIED — Brenton Miller, Brett Gray, Dana Davis, Travis Rooney, Sheldon Whitman, Ali Scutt, Doug Lattner, Nate Oropallo, Larry Furman, Mollie Mroz, Jeff Baldwin, Darwin Greene Jr. DNS: Mike Anzelone

FOUR-CYLINDER STOCK — Tim Vandermark, Andy Bolles, Josh Wilder, Mike Ferris, Dave Nixon, Jeremy Trunizo, Rich Wanger, Scott Beach, Doug Newbiggings, Madyson Beach, Dakota Fuller, Kenny Underwood

FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY

Kirkwood, N.Y.

June 26 results

CRATE SPORTSMAN (25 LAPS) — Seth Zacharias, Tighe Sherlock, Gary Smith, Brian Malcolm, Ray Leonard, Blaine Klinger, Matt Brewer, Bailey Bryce, Dominic Roselli, Brad Weaver, Dan Solomon Joe Guastella, Matt Sobiech, Tyler Johnston. DNS: John Cahill. DQ: Leo McGurrin.

FACTORY STOCK (20 LAPS) — Justin Slezak, Rich Sharpsteen, Tom Groover, Bob Mills, Charlie Towner, Billy Shoemaker, Todd Koegel, Daniel Stevens, Matt Millard, Joel Thomas, Ray Thomas. DNS: Kevin McDonald, Jerry Fassett, Jr.

FWD FOUR CYLINDER EXPERT (15 LAPS) — Andy Bolles, Brian Salmini, Dave Simms, Doug Newbigging, Josh Wilder, Rich Wagner, Jeff Hayes, Jason Seymour, Mike Jenks, John Maynard, Randy Lane, Jake Lamphere, Josh Gunn, Greg Slater, Billy Colwell, Kenny Underwood. DNS: Travis Hayes.

FWD FOUR CYLINDER NOVICE (12 LAPS) — Austin Slater, Bethany Gilbert. DNS: Lucas Plaisted, Josh Griffin. DQ: Scott Beach.

STREET STOCK (20 LAPS) — Doug Polhamus, Bobby Wagner, Oliver Gage, Abe Romanik, Don Reeves, Nick Robinson, Gene Sharpsteen, David Stalker, Phil Burns.

FUTURE SPORTSMAN (20 LAPS) — Matt Backus, Dale Folejewski, Adam Gilbert, Billy Fiske, Amanda Scholtisek, Luke Powell, Sam Longstreet, Kyle Smith. DNS: Josh Fedo.

600cc MODIFIED (20 LAPS) — Jason Sullivan, James Randall, Bob Hamm, Sheldon Whitman, David Brown, Rich Powell, Scott Bennett, Dominic Amato, Dustin Jones, Kevin Whitman, Chelsie Beebe, Larry Furman.

PENN CAN SPEEDWAY

June 25 results

MODIFIED — Mike Loney, Brian Malcolm, Nick Petrilak, Dan Pompey, Darwin Greene, Casey Plummer, Jamie Bedford, Alan Rudalavage, Dave Zona, Brad Shaffer, Ken Sparks, George Kostelansky, Landers, Paul Rooney, Sam Allen, Stanley Wilkins, Brandon Fritch, Brian Franko, Bud Phillips, Matt Cole, Alex Stanton, Kevin Hartnett, Mike Walsh, Byron Worthing. DNS: Mike Nagel Sr.

602 SPORTSMAN — Brad Weaver, Chad Sandt, Brandon Oleski, Randy Brokaw, Ray Leonard, Michael Samony, Kolyn Schane, Alan Komar, Amanda Scholtiesk, Moose Gulley, AJ Konopka, Jim O’Hara, Ned Fitch, Kyle Walsh, Eddie Kudrako, Mike Nagel Jr., Ryan Burkett, Mike Schane, Stephen Walsh, Leo McGurrin, Jamie Cortazar

FACTORY STOCK — Jason Rhodes, Kevin MacDonald, Tommy Groover, Alecia Towner, Brad Chilson, Joel Edsell, Jerry Fasset Jr., Jerry Picchio, Austin Manzer, Billy Shoemaker, Lynn Highhouse, Charlie Towner, Charlie Gilbert. DNS: Cody Fassett. DQ Rich Sharpsteen

600cc MODIFIED — Brenton Miller, Brett Gray, Dana Davis, Travis Rooney, Sheldon Whitman, Ali Scutt, Doug Lattner, Nate Oropallo, Larry Furman, Mollie Mroz, Jeff Baldwin, Darwin Greene Jr. DNS: Mike Anzelone

FOUR-CYLINDER STOCK — Tim Vandermark, Andy Bolles, Josh Wilder, Mike Ferris, Dave Nixon, Jeremy Trunizo, Rich Wanger, Scott Beach, Doug Newbiggings, Madyson Beach, Dakota Fuller, Kenny Underwood

FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY

Kirkwood, New York

June 26 results

CRATE SPORTSMAN (25 LAPS) — Seth Zacharias, Tighe Sherlock, Gary Smith, Brian Malcolm, Ray Leonard, Blaine Klinger, Matt Brewer, Bailey Bryce, Dominic Roselli, Brad Weaver, Dan Solomon Joe Guastella, Matt Sobiech, Tyler Johnston. DNS: John Cahill. DQ: Leo McGurrin.

FACTORY STOCK (20 LAPS) — Justin Slezak, Rich Sharpsteen, Tom Groover, Bob Mills, Charlie Towner, Billy Shoemaker, Todd Koegel, Daniel Stevens, Matt Millard, Joel Thomas, Ray Thomas. DNS: Kevin McDonald, Jerry Fassett, Jr.

FWD FOUR CYLINDER EXPERT (15 LAPS) — Andy Bolles, Brian Salmini, Dave Simms, Doug Newbigging, Josh Wilder, Rich Wagner, Jeff Hayes, Jason Seymour, Mike Jenks, John Maynard, Randy Lane, Jake Lamphere, Josh Gunn, Greg Slater, Billy Colwell, Kenny Underwood. DNS: Travis Hayes.

FWD FOUR CYLINDER NOVICE (12 LAPS) — Austin Slater, Bethany Gilbert. DNS: Lucas Plaisted, Josh Griffin. DQ: Scott Beach.

STREET STOCK (20 LAPS) — Doug Polhamus, Bobby Wagner, Oliver Gage, Abe Romanik, Don Reeves, Nick Robinson, Gene Sharpsteen, David Stalker, Phil Burns.

FUTURE SPORTSMAN (20 LAPS) — Matt Backus, Dale Folejewski, Adam Gilbert, Billy Fiske, Amanda Scholtisek, Luke Powell, Sam Longstreet, Kyle Smith. DNS: Josh Fedo.

600cc MODIFIED (20 LAPS) — Jason Sullivan, James Randall, Bob Hamm, Sheldon Whitman, David Brown, Rich Powell, Scott Bennett, Dominic Amato, Dustin Jones, Kevin Whitman, Chelsie Beebe, Larry Furman.

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