(Photo: Ryan Smith in action at Port Royal Speedway – Bert Wojo Images Photo Credit)
Ryan Smith will hunt for $50K during Williams Grove National Open
By Fully Injected Motorsports:
KUNKLETOWN, PA (September 26, 2017) – With his Arctic Cat All Star schedule on hold until October 7, the “Kunkletown Kid” Ryan Smith will switch focus and join the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at the famed Williams Grove Speedway for a shot at $50,000.
The Champion Racing Oil National Open will headline competition at Williams Grove Speedway during the upcoming weekend, set to ignite with back-to-back preliminary programs worth $10,000 on Thursday and Friday, September 28-29, followed by the $50,000-to-win finale on Saturday, September 30. Smith is certainly no stranger to victory lane at Williams Grove Speedway, nor with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series.
“I had a weekend off for my sister’s wedding, but I’m ready to get back to work,” Ryan Smith said, a former Williams Grove Speedway feature winner, as well as a World of Outlaws winner at Port Royal (PA) Speedway. “We’ve been victorious against the World of Outlaws before, so we’ll attempt to do it again this weekend for an even bigger payday. I can’t thank my team and supporters enough for this opportunity. The best in the country will be racing at the National Open this weekend. I’m thankful to be a part of it.”
The “Kunkletown Kid” will represent the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions during his three-day campaign at the world-famous paperclip. Smith is currently second in the Arctic Cat All Star championship standings, accumulating one victory thus far in 2017.
Steve Buckwalter was the substitute for Ryan Smith during the 36th Annual Four Crown Nationals at Eldora Speedway on Saturday, September 23. Buckwalter qualified for the 25-lap main event and finished 19th.
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2017 Highlights: Finished fourth during All Star competition at Wayne County (OH) Speedway on July 1. During Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek, Ryan Smith finished fourth at Hagerstown (MD) Speedway, sixth at Williams Grove Speedway and tenth at Selinsgrove Speedway, each for Coldren Motorsports. Charged from 24th to fifth during Kings Royal main event on July 15. Earned a trio of top-ten finishes during 2017 I-79 Summer Shootout; fifth at Eriez (PA) Speedway, ninth at Tri-City Raceway Park (Hard Charger), and fifth at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. Earned pair of All Star top five finishes at Outlaw Speedway (first) and Orange County Fair Speedway (ninth) on July 28-29. Finished 11th during inaugural Great Lakes Dirt Nationals at Mansfield (OH) Motor Speedway. Finished second during All Star action at Grandview Speedway on Thursday, August 17. Earned a pair of top-ten finishes in Ohio on September 2-3; eighth during Ohio Sprint Speedweek make-up event at Attica Raceway Park, followed by a seventh place finish during Pete Jacobs Memorial at Wayne County Speedway. Earned two top-ten finishes during Tuscarora 50 weekend at Port Royal (PA) Speedway; 10th on Friday and second during 50th Annual Tuscarora 50 finale. Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes on September 16-17 including an eighth place finish during the Jim Nace Memorial at Selinsgrove Speedway/ninth place finish at Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway.
2017 All Star Wins: 1 (Outlaw [NY] Speedway)
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