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Tuesday, 19 February 2019

EVENT INFO: PATH VALLEY MIDGET AUG. 1, 2019

UPCOMING USAC NOS ENERGY DRINK MIDGET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT

 

DATE:

Thursday, August 1, 2019

 

SERIES:

USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship

 

TRACK:

Path Valley Speedway Park (Spring Run, Pennsylvania) – ¼-mile, dirt oval

 

EVENT:

“Pennsylvania Midget Week” featuring the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship

 

STARTING TIMES:

TBA

 

TICKETS:

TBA

 

TRACK ADDRESS:

17911 Dry Run Rd W, Spring Run, PA 17262

 

TRACK PHONE:

(717) 349-7111

 

TRACK WEBSITE:

http://www.pathvalley.com/

 

MEDIA COVERAGE:

Watch LIVE on http://www.FloRacing.com/

Listen LIVE on the USAC app

Following along with live updates on https://www.facebook.com/usacracing/ & https://twitter.com/USACNation

Live timing on the Race Monitor app

 

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USAC NOS ENERGY DRINK MIDGET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FORMAT

Formats may be altered from base formats listed here at the discretion of the chief steward.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Two (2) laps to be run consecutively with the fastest lap counting as the official qualifying time.

 

HEAT RACES:

10 laps

8 starters per heat race

Cars finishing in positions 1-4 will transfer to the feature event if four heats are held. Cars finishing 1-5 will transfer if three heats are held.

Cars finishing in positions 5-8 will start in the semi-feature event if four heats are held. Cars finishing 6-8 will start in the semi-feature event if three heats are held.

 

HEAT #1:

4 Heats: Cars qualifying 1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 21 will start in inverted order. Cars qualifying 25 and 29 will start behind invert.

3 Heats: Cars qualifying 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16 will start in inverted order. Cars qualifying 19, 22 and 25 will start behind invert.

 

HEAT #2:

Cars qualifying 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22 will start in inverted order. Cars qualifying 26 and 30 will start behind invert.

3 Heats: Cars qualifying 2, 5, 8, 11, 14, 17 will start in inverted order. Cars qualifying 20, 23 and 26 will start behind invert.

 

HEAT #3:

Cars qualifying 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23 will start in inverted order. Cars qualifying 27 and 31 will start behind invert.

3 Heats: Cars qualifying 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 will start in inverted order. Cars qualifying 21, 24 and 27 will start behind invert.

 

HEAT #4:

Cars qualifying 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24 will start in inverted order. Cars qualifying 28 and 32 will start behind invert.

 

SEMI-FEATURE EVENT:

12-lap Race

Cars finishing in positions 5-8 in the heat races will be in the semi-feature event if four heats are held. Cars finishing in positions 6-8 in the heat races will be in the semi-feature if three heats are held.

Starting lineup will be determined by qualifying time.

4 Heats: Semi-feature event finishers 1-6 earn a spot in the feature event.

3 Heats: Semi-feature event finishers 1-7 earn a spot in the feature event.

 

FEATURE EVENT:

30-lap race

22 starting cars (not including earned provisionals)

4 Heats: Cars finishing in positions 1-4 in the heat races will be in the feature event. Cars finishing in positions 1-6 in the semi-feature will be in the feature event.

3 Heats: Cars finishing in positions 1-5 in the heat races will be in the feature event. Cars finishing in positions 1-7 in the semi-feature will be in the feature event.

Starting lineup: Starting positions determined by qualifying time, fastest at the front, with fastest six heat race transfers inverted in positions 1-6.

 

MIDGET TIRE RULES:

Right rear: SP2 or SP3

Left rear: D12 or harder

Right front: Hoosier

Left front: Hoosier

 

RACE OFFICIALS:

Chief Steward: Levi Jones

Race Director: Kirk Spridgeon

 

USAC MEMBERSHIP:

Must be a member to earn points

Must be a member to earn contingency awards

Member insurance is $200,000 excess medical

Visit www.usacracing.org for to apply for membership

 

USAC RADIO FREQUENCY:

464.5500

Mandatory Driver Radio is Required

 

MIDGET FEATURE POINTS/PURSE STRUCTURE:

POS.  PTS.   PURSE

1          70      

2          67      

3          64      

4          61      

5          58      

6          55      

7          52      

8          49      

9          46      

10       43      

11       41      

12       39      

13       37      

14       35      

15       33      

16       31      

17       29      

18       27      

19       25      

20       23      

21       23      

22       23      

Non-Transfers: $100