RANSOMVILLE, N.Y. – Ransomville Speedway will welcome back the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints for the first time in more than 10 years when the winged sprint cars visit the facility on Aug. 14 in a doubleheader with the Krown Undercoating 358 Modifieds.
The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints is one of the most prominent touring series for 360 sprint cars in the Northeast, holding events across New York, Ontario and Quebec. Paulie Colagiovanniwas recently crowned the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints tour champion after amassing seven wins this past season.
Chuck Hebing, Jonathan Preston, Jason Barney, Billy VanInwegen and Davie Franek were among the notable drivers to also take home a checkered flag with the tour this year.
The Empire Super Sprints were regular visitors to Ransomville in the late 1980s and 1990s. Their last race at Ransomville came in 2009 when Jason Barney claimed the victory. Gordy Button, Mike Van Dusen, John Birosh, Tom Taber, George Suprick, Craig Keel and Lance Yonge have also visited victory lane at the facility in Empire Super Sprint competition.