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Lancaster Motor Speedway set for action

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Seven race divisions set for Saturday

By Michael Knight

Saturday night, July 14, should be an exciting night at Lancaster Motor Speedway with seven divisions competing in the Vintage Venegance part 2.
During this special race, the No. 45 Purple Mustang of Marty Spittle will have to start in the rear of the field after winning three in a row. Spittle charged from the rear of the field Saturday night on his way to winning his third straight.
Other drivers going for three in a row will be Stock 4 driver Evan Thomas, who is having a career year best this year, having picked up his eighth win in the 2012 racing season Saturday.
He will be going for his third straight win on Saturday.
David Laney has picked up two straight wins in the FWD/UCAR division and will be going for three in a row on Saturday.
Laney said he would like to thank Good Guys Automotive and Carolina Collision, both of Lancaster, for their support.
Fans, if you haven’t been staying to watch the FWD/UCAR main event then you have been missing some of the best racing LMS has to offer this year.
“Burn’em Down” Steve Hinson has returned to his winning ways in the Pure Street division at LMS by picking up two straight wins.
Hinson will be going for three in a row on Saturday.
In the NDRA GM Performance Late Models division, “The Gambler” Brandy Baker returned to the victory lane last Saturday with a win over Timbo Mangum.
Expect to see both Baker and Mangum back at it Saturday, along with many more drivers to compete for a $1,200-to-win and $100-to-start purse.
In the Super Street division last Saturday Baker doubled down on the night to claim two wins after capturing the checkered flag in the Super Street division.
In the Crate Sportsman division Travis Payne captured the win making it two wins in one night for Knox Bailey race cars.
The seven divisions set for Saturday are:
- Vintage Vengeance Part 2
- NDRA GM Performance Late Models: $1,200-to-win and  $100-to-start. NDRA GM Performance Late Models will be qualifying.
-  Super Street – $600
- Crate Sportsman – $500
-  Pure Street – $400
-  Stock 4 – $300
-  FWD/UCAR – $200
Track gates open at 4 p.m. for the pits and 5 for the grandstands.
Admission is $20 for the pits and $12 for the stands.
If you missed any of  the action from any race this season, Jackie Sims will have DVDs for sale in the pits for $10.
Racing fans can meet NDRA GM Performance Late Model driver Travis Steele in front of the grandstands from 5 to 6:15 p.m.
For information about LMS, visit the track’s website http://www.dirtracefans.com or visit  the track’s two Facebook pages.