‘King of the Can’ set for Saturday
Penn Can Speedway in Susquehanna concludes its 2017 racing season with the annual “King of the Can” program Saturday.
Seven races featuring six divisions are scheduled to compete.
Headlining the card is a 50-lap Modified feature paying $3,000 to win. Nick Rochinski of Dickson City is the defending champion.
There also is a 35-lap feature for the Grit American Racer Series 602 Sportsman paying $1,000 to win.
Factory Stocks, Four-Cylinder Stocks and Wingless 602 Sprints will each race in 20-lap features.
Xcel 600 Modifieds will have two 20-lap features, the first of which is a heldover feature from Sept. 18 that will determine the 2017 track championship. Bailey Boyd of Binghamton, New York, leads the standings with 1,445 points. Susquehanna’s Kamdin Maby is second with 1,385 points and Travis Fichter from Kunkletown is third with 1,258 points.
Prior to the night’s action, track champions in the other divisions will be recognized. Dan Pompey of Kingsley captured the Modified title. Lake Ariel’s Mike Schane won the 602 Sportsman crown. Chuck Culbertson from East Meredith, New York, took the Factory Stock title, while Mike Robinson of Harpursville, New York, claimed Four-Cylinder Stock honors.
Gates open at 3 p.m. with hot laps scheduled for 6 p.m. and racing to begin at 6:30 p.m. Grandstand admission is $15 with children under 10 admitted free.
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