Often times in short track racing, especially on the quarter-mile Mahoning Valley Speedway (PA), track position and luck play a major factor in how the events unfold.  This was evidenced in Twin 50 Modified races, which presented multiple opportunities to turn around an evening that hadn’t gone so well or the potential for a perfect […]

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LEHIGHTON, PA – This coming Saturday evening, August 2 at 6:00 pm, Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway will present a regular six division card of stock car racing. And, with the second half of the season underway, there are some very tight point battles that are shaping up, most notably in the Modified and Street Stock classes. While top […]

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Prior to the green flag in the Mahoning Valley Speedway $3,500-to-win Modified special it was clear that the eighth row might be the portion of the field to watch from the beginning of the 100 lap feature.  Northampton, Pennsylvania neighbors Matt Hirschman and Eric Beers were unable to advance positions in a heat race loaded […]

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Especially in asphalt short track racing, momentum is something that can often come and go.  How it is sustained determines a driver’s results in the long run.  Both winners of the Twin 50s held for the Modified division at Pennsylvania’s Mahoning Valley Speedway faced some recent difficult moments and returned to being a couple of […]

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LEHIGHTON, PA — Regular Modified 35 lap features at Mahoning Valley Speedway are filled with excellent action and drivers know they must work hastily to get the job done. However, take away five laps and the level of intensity for the checkered flag becomes increasingly higher. That’s exactly what fans got too and not once […]

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