Dewease Marks Williams Grove All Stars Sept 17 Julia Johnson Photos 259
Brent Marks (19M) looks to the outside of Lance Dewease at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. (Julia Johnson Photo).

31 Races On Deck For 410 Sprints At Williams Grove

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will again be featured during 31 events at Williams Grove Speedway during the upcoming racing season. 

The 2022 season opener is set for Sunday afternoon, March 13 at 2 p.m., offering both the 410 sprints and the first appearance at the track by the wingless super sportsman.

Returning in 2022 will also be several special sprints only programs as has become customary the last few seasons.

The first comes up on Friday, April 22 when the All Stars Circuit of Champions compete in the Tommy Hinnershitz Spring Classic paying $6,000 to win. 

The All Stars will return for the special $10,000 to win Randy Wolfe Tribute Night on May 27, again racing as the sole division on the card.

The $15,000 to win RHI Magnesita Mitch Smith Memorial as part of PA Speedweek will also showcase only the sprint cars on July 1.

The All Stars will be the sole attraction in the Union Quarries Jack Gunn Memorial Twin 20s on Aug. 26.

The World of Outlaws sprint cars will return to Williams Grove Speedway for six events including two-day May and July stands along with the two-day, 60th annual Diamond Anniversary National Open on Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

Upping the ante this year for all Friday outlaws shows at Williams Grove, each Friday World of Outlaws main event will now pay $1,000 just to start.

The Oct. 1 National Open will again pay  $75,000 to the winner while also crowning the 2022 Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car track champion.   

Champion Racing Oil returns to sponsor the entire National Open weekend in 2022 as well as the Summer Nationals on July 22-23.

H & N Landscaping will present the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars in the Morgan Cup at Williams Grove on May 13-14. Saturday’s Morgan Cup will now pay $12,000 to the winner plus another $5,000 for claiming the cup itself, upping the total winner’s take on the night to a hefty $17,000.   

The All Stars will make four appearances at Williams Grove in 2022 as the Dirt Classic Qualifier again carries an All Stars sanction on Sept. 16.

The USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series will come back to the track for the first time since 2018 as part of the 2022 Eastern Storm series.

June 17 will find the mighty wingless USAC 410 sprint cars racing along with the regular weekly Williams Grove 410 sprint cars.

A total of four USAC shows is on the racing agenda at Williams Grove, with the wingless USAC East 360 sprints slated for April 15, June 3 and July 8.

The April 15 wingless 360 show will be part of the Spring Sprint Special that will also feature the 410 sprints and the PASS IMCA 305 sprint cars.

On June 3, a new event to the track for the USAC East 360s, the Bill Gallagher 5G To Win, will honor late URC and USAC East No. 5G car owner Bill Gallagher of King of Prussia with a $5,000-to-win event.

The ULMS Super Late Model Series will make customary early season stops on March 18 and March 25.

The World of Outlaws Late Model Series will again visit the track on Aug. 19.

The HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint cars will be featured on 11 occasions at the track again in 2022 with the division kicking off action on April 8.

One of the 2022 races for the 358s will be a URC 360/358 sprint challenge race on April 29. 

Also returning for another run in 2022 will be the Yellow Breeches 500 races, with each of four races paying $500 just to start.  

The Hoosier Diamond Series for 410 sprints returns for another season in 2022. The Diamond Series will again help honor a pair of Williams Grove icons in 2022 as both driver Randy Wolfe and noted car owner Joe Harz take center stage to accept laurels on May 27 and Sept. 2, respectively. 

The Pennsylvania Speedweek Series will visit Williams Grove Speedway for a pair of shows, on June 24 for the series opener and on July 1 for the Mitch Smith Memorial.   

The entire Williams Grove Speedway schedule is available by visiting williamsgrove.com.

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