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Welcome home, Jason Covert

By Kevin Kovac

DirtonDirt.com senior writer
Returning to the track where he started his racing career in 1987 for the first time in nearly 15 years, the 45-year-old driver from York Haven, Pa., registered an emotional $4,000 triumph in Monday night’s 40-lap Appalachian Mountain Speedweek presented by Century Link feature at Path Valley Speedway Park.


Covert called on all his old knowledge of the high-banked, quarter-mile oval to outduel Gregg Satterlee of Indiana, Pa., for the lead just after the race’s midway point and then pull away from the pack after Satterlee’s hopes were dashed by a right-rear flat tire on lap 31.

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May 2, 2016

Only a month away, the KRS Graphics Appalachian Mountain Speedweek presented by DIRTonDIRT.com gears up for the 8th annual mini-series.

With a little over thirty days away from the start of the 8th annual Appalachian Mountain Speedweek presented by DIRTonDIRT.com, the series, drivers and fans are starting to feel the excitement build up, anticipating the start of the annual mini-series. Back again this year will be the Fast Time, Hard Charger and Hard Luck Awards along with numerous product awards given to the drivers during each event. The Series is proud to announce, that with the help of all our wonderful marketing partners, we again WILL NOT charge the teams any entrance fee to come and put on a show for the fans.
With over $150,000 up for grabs throughout the 7 scheduled events, the 2016 edition will be the most lucrative since the speedweek's inception in 2009. In addition to all that cash, Bernheisel Race Components, Booze Brothers Performance, Close Racing Supply and Keyser Manufacturing Co. will present gift certificates to random drivers at each race on the 2016 schedule.