LEHIGHTON, PA — Mahoning Valley Speedway is preparing to bring down the curtain during the two-day Octoberfast 2014 which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26.
Now in its third edition as the marquee event at Mahoning Valley, Octoberfast has become one of the must see season ending races for both asphalt and dirt fans and racers alike.
The paved ¼-mile Lehighton oval, run under the direction of promoter Floyd Santee, will be very busy on each day of Octoberfast with a bevy of activity taking place. There will be loads of laps, cash and race cars.
On Saturday, which is sponsored by Gary Lee’s Brown Daub KIA of Easton, the main attraction will be the $5000-to-win, 130-lap race for the Modifieds.
In just two years of existence this contest has brought out the very best in northeast regional pavement Modified stars and this year will be no different.
Inaugural winner Matt Hirschman and defending Octoberfast champion Zane Zeiner are in. Newly crowned Mahoning Modified titleholder Kris Graver has his car ready to roll as does all of the regular weekly Mahoning aces. This race is known for also drawing the “outsiders” and that list will be impressive. Inquireries and sign-ups are coming from throughout eastern Pennsylvania as well as New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.
-Mahoning Valley Speedway Press Release