From the Lanco Micro Midget Racing Club's Board of Directors:
Lanco's Board of Directors wishes to extend a sincere and heartfelt THANK YOU to the 101 race teams, officials and volunteers of both Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway and the ARDC Midgets, and the large and enthusiastic crowd who attended Star Spangled Havoc on Saturday, July 4.
All of the groups mentioned above combined to produce an incredible event, and the BoD certainly wants to recognize all of the drivers as well; kudos to the 101 competitors who provided non-stop action from start to finish.
They said it couldn't be done. "It's just too small for the Midgets," they said. "It won't be a good race, and it could turn into a crash fest," they said. Boy, were "they" wrong.
On the Fourth of July, the cars and stars of the American Racing Drivers Club made their first ever appearance at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway, competing in the Hyper Racing Star Spangled Havoc 30-lap main event. Racing in front of a full house of enthusiastic spectators, the ARDC Midgets produced an exciting, action packed feature that left the crowd and drivers anxious for a return visit.
Ryan Greth will go down in the history books as the winner of ARDC's debut at the Clyde. Driving one of the Hyper Racing Midgets that he's helping to develop, Greth notched his second triumph of the season aboard the Wayne Lesher owned No. 4.
The Bud's Spring Service Firecracker Frenzy 30 lapper for Wingless 600cc Sprints had a surprise victor, as Kyle Spence of Bear, DE, picked up a ride in one of Mike Dicely's Hyper house cars, picked up the win in just his second start in a 600 and his first wingless 600cc race.
In the evening's nightcap, Spence was a close runner-up to Mike Rutherford in the Dayton Parts Wingless 270cc Clash at the Clyde.
Lanco Micro Midget Race Club, Blue Ridge Cable 11 and Jason Will of NUTV are proud to announce that we will continue our partnership to televise seven (7) race events in the 2015 on Blue Ridge Cable 11. There will also be several firsts with this season's telecasts. There will be live streaming of some of the race events and some events will be televised live on Blue Ridge Cable 11. More details will be released on the dates for the live shows and where the live streaiming can be found. The schedule for the dates that will be televised can be found at http://www.brctv11.com/C_pdf/C_lanco_mm_racing/lanco_mm_racing_schedule.pdf
We would like to thank our marketing partners who make this venture a possibility: Hollinger's Sports and Turf, Bud's Spring Service, Hyper Racing, Reanimated Art Tattoo Studio and MJF Trucking.
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The track itself is a 1/8 mile clay oval with banked turns offering five divisions of micro-midget racing each night. (250cc two stroke air cooled sportsman, 125cc two stroke water cooled, 250cc four stroke, 270cc two stroke water cooled, and 600cc four cylinder) With the most recent improvements completed in the fall of 2006. The famous track is considered to be a jewel and is highly known for many things. Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway, also known as Lanco, offers great views, the concessions are one of the best, the spectator bleachers are superb, along with clean restrooms. Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway ranks among one of the top tracks anywhere on the east coast. The facilities and the track offer the best racing and family entertainment. 2012 is our 55th season of promoting professional micro-midget racing. We welcome you to the "Biggest Little Track" known as the "Clyde".