BUSTI, N.Y. — Several special things are happening at Stateline Speedway tonight during Fan Appreciation Night, sponsored by Maplevale Farms and the Morgan family.
The first will be the unveiling of the rebuilt No. 27L 1972 Dodge Charger driven by Sammy LaMancuso. LaMancuso will be on hand prior to the races for a meet-and-greet along with a reproduced program from 1972 featuring LaMancuso, who will also take to the speedway for some hot laps in his newly rebuilt machine.
The second special will be the Super Challenger Special which was rained out on July 24. There have been 106 different drivers compete in the popular four cylinder front wheel drive class which is currently led by Jimmy Diabo. He has five feature wins and has a 225 point advantage over Paul Nelson II.
The third special is the price at the gate. Jenifer and Fritz Seamens, owners of the speedway, have reduced the price for general admission to $5 and pit admission to $8. One dollar of the admission price will be donated to the Chautauqua Community Foundation in behalf of the Stateline Speedway Legacy Fund. This fund will help pay for a film entitled "Stateline Speedway: The First Ten Years" — which is being prepared by Greg Peterson, Randy Sweeny and Randy Anderson.
There will be racing in all of the divisions headlined by the Super Late Models. Corry’s Chris Hackett sits atop the standings in the division leading Wattsburg's Scott Johnson by 169 points.
E-Mod and Super Late Model driver Scott Gurdak is the E-Mod leader and is third in the Super Late standings.
Veteran Steve Moynihan visited Outlaw Cadet victory lane for the first time this season and moved to second in the Cadet standings 177 points behind Russell's Kelly Frederes.
Joe Buccola Jr. leads the Super Sportsman points.
Ken Drake bested Mike Moon in a hotly contested Spectator event last week. Bear Lake's Brandon Groters leads the division.
Gates open on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m.