Category: 2015 News

Sammy Reakes IV and Jared Zimbardi Crowned as Patriot Sprint Tour Champions

By Rich Vleck – ROCHESTER, NY | A record crowd saw a record-smashing cash point fund distributed on Saturday Night at the Patriot Sprint Tour Awards Banquet.
Sammy Reakes IV, of Palermo, NY, was officially crowned with his first career PST America Series Championship.  Reakes won two races in his first full season on tour and never finished outside of the top 10.  When combining all of his monies, “The Honeybadger” netted nearly $6000 in cash payout.  Reakes also was declared to the have the best-appearing car, the Mechanic of the Year (Sam Reakes, father) and even recognized for his hard-luck when getting to Little Valley in July.


OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: Howland & Dinning Take Wins At The Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals

By Tommy Goudge| 65 360 Sprint Cars and 25 Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks combined for 90 total drivers signed in to race in the 11th annual Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals at Ohsweken Speedway on Saturday night. Bryan Howland and Ryan Dinning visited Mobil 1 Victory Lane. (more…)

Patriot Sprint Tour Banquet Scheduled

Come Celebrate and Congratulate our 2015 season and  Champions Sammy Reakes & Jared Zimbardi on Saturday Nov. 14th 2015.  Enjoy an awesome dinner at Valicia’s Ristorante 2155 Long Pond Road Rochester, NY.  Special Lodging has been arranged at the newly renovated Hampton Inn Rochester-Greece 500 Center Place Drive, Rochester, NY.  PST Rate of $95.00 + tax for King or Double Queen Rooms. (585) 978-7910 or (585) 663-6070 (more…)

Jared Zimbardi Powers to Patriot Sprint Win to Score Season Sweep at Black Rock

By Rich Vleck (Dundee, NY) | Jared Zimbardi has racked up plenty of wins over his career and had his share even this season, but this one had a different feel as it was his first as a father.
“It’s the most special part,” declared Zimbardi in Black Rock Speedway Victory Lane, scoring the win in the 25-lap A-Verdi A-Main presented by M&W Aluminum Products to sweep the season at the fast 4/10-mile.  The win comes less than two weeks after the birth of his daughter, Audrey.  Her arrival removed his championship aspirations for this year, but it has not slowed “The Juice” down when he hits the track.


Patriot Sprint Tour America Championship to be Decided Friday at Black Rock

By Rich Vleck (Rochester, NY) | This Friday will not only be the running of one of the biggest traditional races on the Patriot Sprint Tour schedule, the 2015 PST America Championship will be decided.

This Friday, August 7, the Patriot Sprint Tour America will make their 39th appearance at the fast 4/10-mile oval.  This will mark the 12th consecutive year the series has run there on the second weekend in August, but this will be only the second time where it will the final full-point race, deciding a championship. (more…)