GREG SATTERLEE DOMINATES THE SALUTE TO A CHAMPION RODNEY FRANKLIN EVENT AND LEAVES WITH MORE THAN $12,000
April 19th, 2015
HAGERSTOWN, MD. – In an event put together in the past several weeks, the “Salute to a Champion, Rodney Franklin”, Gregg Satterlee completely dominated the 33-lap event Saturday evening honoring Franklin, whose health if failing. Franklin was a big part of Hagerstown Speedway beginning in 1972 when he ran his first race and finished 13th. For years the family #33 and later, Creed and Linda Calton’s #01 cars made many laps around the speedway. Nicknamed “The Virginia Leadfoot”, he was a two time Late Model champion, 1997 and 98, winner of every major race held at the speedway and second in all time wins with 114.
Satterlee won his heat and started on the outside pole to lead every lap, picking up more than $12,000 including the $4,301 payout plus the rest in lap money donated by family and many friends. He never raced against Franklin but knew of him from when he was a youngster. Read more »
More Money on the Line This Weekend
April 16th, 2015
Fans and local businesses has blown off the doors for his weekends “Salute to a Champion” for Rodney Franklin. This 33 lapped event $4,301.00 to win with over $25,000 in total purse money. If a driver was to lead every lap, they would win over $12,300. THANK YOU…. THANK YOU and THANK YOU for your amazing support.
KYLE HARDY SCORES WESTERN MARYLAND CHALLENGE AND PREPS FOR RODNEY FRANKLIN “CHAMPION SALUTE”
April 12th, 2015
HAGERSTOWN, MD. – Kyle Hardy had no problem in leading the Late Model field all the way Saturday evening and winning the $2,500 Western Maryland Challenge between Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol and Cumberland Raceway. The triumph was also a good tune up for the upcoming prestigious Dirt Capitol event, the Rodney Franklin “Salute to a Champion.”
Hardy won the season opener on a day surface and now his second at night and also needs one more to tie last year’s total which included his Dirt Capitol first. Hardy held a commanding lead over Roy Deese Jr. the entire race with only one caution to slow his pace. Deese ended up settling for his third consecutive runner up finish 1.85 seconds back. Read more »
The response for “Salute To A Champion” is overwhelming!
April 10th, 2015
This event is turning into something amazing for our local drivers. Currently if a driver was to lead every lap and take the checked flag they would win over $9,079.00.
The current overall purse is over $25,000.00 plus, with Hard Charger Money, Heat Race Winners Money, B-main Winners Money, Fast Time Money and a New Track Record Money on the line, this could be the biggest non-sanctioned event in the tri-state area. Read more »
GARY STUHLER CHALKS UP HIS 132ND AT HAGERSTOWN/DIRT CAPITOL
April 5th, 2015
HAGERSTOWN, MD. – From a third heat win, starting second with a three car invert to leading the Late Model feature all the way and parking in victory lane, Gary Stuhler was on top of his game Saturday night at Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol. It was career 132nd at the track for all time feature leader and National Dirt Hall of Fame veteran from Greencastle.
“It’s just a big team effort,” Stuhler said.” We had a lot of help over the winter. The boss man decided to spend a lot of money. They’ve given us the best equipment so all I have to do is do my job. I have to thank all my crew and Ronnie Stuckey from Team 20 for making it all happen. I’m just glad that I won.” Read more »
Attention Hobby Stocks
March 31st, 2015
9” Ford Rears will be permitted as an option to run
Must be stock type rear (No Floaters)
Drum Brakes Only
All Mounting Brackets must fit stock
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY 3/31/15