‘King of the Can’ set for Satur­day

The Times-Tribune - - Sports - BY SCOTT WALSH STAFF WRITER

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.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.pen­ncanspeed­way. net or the Penn Can Speed­way page on Face­book. Con­tact the writer: swalsh@timessham­rock.com; 570-348-9100 ext. 5109; @swal­shTT on Twit­ter

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