Sarver, PA (June 14, 2022) For the first time in the history of the annual ‘Firecracker 100’, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will visit ‘The Action Track’ on June 23-25 for the 16th Annual ‘Firecracker 100 presented by Big River Steel’. In addition to the Lucas Oil Series sanctioning the event for the first time, the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Late Model Series will be in action for the $20,000 to-win, ‘Bill Emig Memorial presented by Sunoco Race Fuels’.
Lernerville Speedway’s Firecracker 100 weekend has become one of the most high-profile events in the world of dirt late model racing. There will be a record high purse of over $210,000 including $50,000 to the winner, at the 16th running of the Firecracker 100 weekend, thanks to the event’s new partnership with Big River Steel and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. This prestigious three-day racing tradition will now be the richest event of any kind ever held at the Lernerville Speedway.
“The Firecracker 100 has become a cornerstone in Dirt Late Model racing, and we’re excited to be a part of this lucrative event in 2022,” Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Director Rick Schwallie said. “Thanks to the devotion of Lernerville Speedway and our great partnership with Big River Steel, we’re able to increase the total purse for the weekend by over $33,000. We look forward to delivering the excitement of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series to the fans of Lernerville Speedway in 2022.”
A full program of racing is scheduled each of the three nights including $6,000 to-win, 25-lap features for the stars of the Lucas Oil Series on both Thursday and Friday, with time trials for the RUSH Late Models on Thursday and RUSH heat races on Friday. Saturday will be highlighted by heat races (lineups determined by results on Thursday and Friday), B-Mains, the ‘Uncle Sam 30’ non-qualifiers race, and the $50,000 to-win ‘Firecracker 100’ for the Lucas Oil Series and B-Mains, non-qualifiers race, and the $20,000 to-win ‘Bill Emig Memorial’ for the RUSH Late Models.
Previous Firecracker 100 Winners:
2021 – Brandon Overton
2020 – Cade Dillard
2019 – Tim McCreadie
2018 – Chris Madden
2017 – Brandon Overton
2016 – Scott Bloomquist
2015 – Rick Eckert
2014 – Darrell Lanigan
2013 – Josh Richards
2012 – Scott Bloomquist
2011 – Jimmy Mars
2010 – Shane Clanton
2009 – Jimmy Mars
2008 – Brian Birkhofer
2007 – Scott Bloomquist
Pit gates for the 16th Annual ‘Firecracker 100 presented by Big River Steel’ will open at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday & Friday, and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday with grandstand gates opening at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday & Friday and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday. Hot laps are slated to begin at 6:00 p.m. each day with opening ceremonies to begin at 7:30 p.m.
All tickets for the ‘Firecracker 100’ presented by Big River Steel featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the ‘Bill Emig Memorial’ presented by Sunoco Race Fuels for the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Late Model Series on the June 23-25 weekend are now available on www.Lernerville.com. Beat the lines and guarantee your spot for the largest event in Lernerville Speedway history!
Ticket prices for the 16th Annual ‘Firecracker 100 presented by Big River Steel’:
3-Day Reserved Package (Thursday and Friday Pit Pass Upgrade Included) $79
3-Day General Admission Package (Thursday and Friday Pit Pass Upgrade Included) $69
Thursday or Friday Only Reserved $45
Thursday or Friday Only General Admission $40
Saturday Only Reserved $50
Saturday Only General Admission $45
3-Day Pit Pass (available at the gate) $100
Pit Pass – Thursday or Friday (available at the gate) $40
Pit Pass – Saturday (available at the gate) $50
For more information on Lernerville Speedway including schedule, ticket prices, and FAQ’s, please visit www.Lernerville.com. For more information on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series please visit, www.lucasdirt.com. For more information on the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Late Models please visit, www.rushlatemodels.com.