Speedway, Indiana (January 15, 2019).........The USAC Rapid Tire East Coast Sprint Cars have released their schedule with 13 races at nine venues in four states making up the slate for the series' second season in 2019.
The legendary Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. marks the first stop for the series on April 5. Additional stops in the Keystone State arrive at Bedford Speedway on April 26 and August 16, with three visits to Big Diamond Speedway in Pottsville, Pa. set on May 17, June 7 and July 19. Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pa. hosts the series on May 18.
The United States' first state of Delaware is on tap for three races this season with Delaware International Speedway in Delmar welcoming the series on April 17 and August 17 while Georgetown Speedway makes its first ever appearance on the USAC calendar on July 26.
The series rolls into the Garden State of New Jersey on two occasions in 2019, on May 26 at Bridgeport Speedway in Swedesboro and on July 6 at New Egypt Speedway. The series' lone trek to New York is slotted for June 30 at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park in Fultonville.
Steven Drevicki of Reading, Pa. claimed last year's inaugural series title with a pair of victories at Delaware International and Bedford. Victories in 2018 also belonged to Ryan Godown at Big Diamond, Eddie Strada at New Egypt, Coleman Gulick at Bridgeport, Joey Biasi at Big Diamond and Mark Bitner at Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway.
2019 USAC RAPID TIRE EAST COAST SPRINT CAR SCHEDULE
Apr 5: Williams Grove Speedway (Mechanicsburg, PA)
Apr 17: Delaware International Speedway (Delmar, DE)
Apr 26: Bedford Speedway (Bedford, PA)
May 17: Big Diamond Speedway (Pottsville, PA)
May 18: Grandview Speedway (Bechtelsville, PA)
May 26: Bridgeport Speedway (Swedesboro, NJ)
Jun 7: Big Diamond Speedway (Pottsville, PA)
Jun 30: Glen Ridge Motorsports Park (Fultonville, NY)
Jul 6: New Egypt Speedway (New Egypt, NJ)
Jul 19: Big Diamond Speedway (Pottsville, PA)
Jul 26: Georgetown Speedway (Georgetown, DE)
Aug 16: Bedford Speedway (Bedford, PA)
Aug 17: Delaware International Speedway (Delmar, DE)
Visit USAC's official website at www.USACracing.com.
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-United States Auto Club Press Release
-Photo credit: Steve Koletar