RPW Column By: DYLAN FRIEBEL / RPW – MILLSBORO, DE – Races such as the eNASCAR Pro Invitational series, The Replacements 100 and Truck Night in America have served as an alternative way for race fans to still enjoy some competition and interaction with their favorite racing stars as the racing world is put on pause. Now people are getting in on the action in the Northeast as Pennsylvania Tracks closed down this week and were among the last to do so in the region.
The Short Track Super Series is getting in on this action with a 50 Lap Super Late Model race at the Virtual Williams Grove Speedway through the iRacing simulation this Sunday. Dubbed the Quarantine 50, STSS announced on their Facebook page this afternoon that the race will be streamed live on their website.
The event is open to anyone who wants to participate with a Fixed Setup to even the playing field and Heat Races will transfer 20 drivers making up the $150 to win, 50 Lap “Quarantine 50.”
Brett Deyo, Owner of the Short Track Super Series is excited to provide dirt racing fans an alternative to scratch the racing itch as we deal with a change in our daily lives.
“We are looking to keep our brand and our sponsors in the forefront during these crazy times. So we decided to use our social media presence as a tool to give people something to do and keep the STSS on people’s minds while we are all sidelined by the virus.”
Any driver that normally races on the Short Track Super Series will automatically qualify if they choose to participate, which is an added bonus for fans who want to compete. This will give the fans a chance to go up against the fan favorites when they would not otherwise be able to. The Short Track Super Series were slated to race this Saturday at Port Royal Speedway in their annual Speed Showcase.
The event will be run Sunday March 22nd at 5:30pm. While iRacing does not have Northeast Big Block Modifieds as of yet, our racing community in northeast can show fans all around the world what we are about and how talented we are.