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Dirt track racing is returning

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The Pennsylvania dirt racing season is officially back. Race fans get ready to break out the lawn chairs the Ice Breaker 30 was the official start to the dirt racing season after a short break that felt like forever.

Some of the big local names synonymous with sprint cars in the area were out in force at the standing room only event, ripping the cushion to the delight of the fans. The weather was perfect all day to see who would claim the first checkered flag of the season.

Danny Dietrich, Freddie Rahmer, Anthony Macri, Dylan Cisney, Ryan Smith and Brian Montieth brought the heat for the local stars while drivers Logan Schuchart, Jacob Allen and Brock Zearfoss from the World of Outlaws and the All-Star Circuit of Champions were in attendance.

Dietrich started the 2020 campaign with a lot of momentum after an impressive run down in Florida running up against the best sprint car drivers in the world at Volusia and East Bay Speedway.

For all the local racing fans, sprint car racing returns to the area March 8 when “The Speed Palace” Port Royal Speedway opens up with the official start to its season with the 410 sprint cars and super late models. A lot of big changes will be coming at the track for fans. A new tunnel and redesigned infield will give the track a fresh new look.

Logan Wagner will try for a third-consectutive track championship. The schedule is packed with big market events so be sure to check out the schedule and come out for the best racing in central Pennsylvania.

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