By Mike Leone


August 1, 2018                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


(Pulaski, PA)...Series presenting sponsor, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC/Pace Performance in Boardman, Ohio, has come up with a unique driver rewards program for the upcoming Bonnell's Rod Shop RUSH Sprint Car Weekly Series special events at Tyler County and Genesee Speedway.  On these events, Sweeney/Pace will pick up the tab from the speedway to allow all RUSH Sprint Car drivers a FREE pit pass!


The RUSH Sprint Cars will make their first ever appearance in the state of West Virginia at "The Bullring" at the 1/4-mile Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne on Saturday, August 11.  This will be a $600 to-win, $150 to-start event.  The RUSH Sprints will be part of the second annual "Topless Nationals" at Genesee Speedway in Batavia, NY for the first time with back-to-back $800 to-win, $160 to-start events on September 15-16.  The driver that earns the most points over the two days will receive a $300 bonus from RUSH!  Drivers will be able to sign in free on the opening night at Genesee.  Additional bonuses from Pace for the Genesee weekend will also be announced in the near future.


"What Sweeney/Pace does for RUSH and our racers is tremendous," stated RUSH Director Vicki Emig.  "The events at Tyler County and Genesee are new markets for our RUSH Sprint Cars, and we have to thank Sweeney/Pace for stepping up and helping the racers out for these longer tows for the majority of our racers."


The RUSH Sprint Cars have completed 14 Bonnell's Rod Shop Weekly Series events to date in the inaugural season with Chad Ruhlman victorious eight times, Gale Ruth, Jr. three times, Arnie Kent twice, and Zach Morrow once.  Ruth leads the $5,000 to-win points heading into the August 5 event at Old Bradford (PA) Speedway.  A total of 18 different cars have raced with several more expected soon.


Pace Performance is a complete source for GM performance needs and is owned by Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC in Boardman, Ohio.  For more information, check out their website at www.paceperformance.com or call 888-748-4655.


RUSH Sprint Car marketing partners include partners include Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Pace Performance, Hoosier Tire, Bonnell's Rod Shop, Bilstein Shocks, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Frankland Racing Supply, Earl's Performance Plumbing, FK Rod Ends, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, Precise Racing Products, TBM Brakes, Lincoln Electric, Pancho's Racing Products, Velocita-USA, Classic Ink USA, Landrum Performance Spring, RockAuto.com, and Valley Fashions.


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