Sep 01 2011 - UFo vs 3SF King of the Knob Pays $5,000 Sept 10 Plus Bonus Super LM Feature! 

August 30, 2011



UFo & 3 State Flyers Battle for “King of the Knob” on September 10 Plus Bonus Super LM Feature!


(Mars, PA)   UFo and 3 State Flyers will converge at Roaring Knob on Saturday, September 10 for the annual “King of the Knob.”    Fans will get a double bonus of high-speed action, as the track’s rained out Super Late Model feature from August 27 will be run with the “King of the Knob.”


The Area 51-lap UFo/3SF Super Late Model championship will pay $5,000 to win and $400 to start.   All non-qualifiers will receive $150.  The event will be the 3 State Flyers 2011 season finale.  Pro-Lates, Street Stocks, Chargers and Roadrunners will also be on the racing program.


Feature races were rained out at Roaring Knob on Saturday, August 27, setting up the UFo/3SF “King of the Knob” to be a double feature night for the Super Late Models.  The field has been set for this 25-lap feature from the heat races that were completed that night.


Jamie Lathroum of  Mechanicsburg, MD is the defending race champion.  Other previous winners of the “King of the Knob” include DJ Myers, Jeremy Miller, Jason Covert, Neil Brown, Gary Dalton, Bobby Hill, Mike Benedum, Dave Groves, Lynn Geisler and Tom Myers. 


Roaring Knob has been generating spectacular racing action in the 2011 season, as the track is consistently racey from top to bottom.   Devin Friese of Chambersburg, PA won the UFo “Supernational Road” event at Roaring Knob in July and Covert of Lock Haven, PA won the August 3 State Flyers event from 14th on the starting grid.


Pit gates will open at 4:30 with grandstand gates opening at 5:00.   Warm-ups will take place at 6:45 with racing at 7:15.   Grandstand admission is $22 with children 10 and under free.  All pit tickets are $35.


The payoff for the UFo and 3 State Flyer Super Late Models for the “King of the Knob” Area 51-lap feature at Roaring Knob will be:   1st-$5,000  2nd-$2,000   3rd-$1,400   4th-$1,200   5th-$1,000   6th-$800   7th-$700   8th-$650  9th-$600   10th-$550   11th-$525   12th-$500   13th-$475   14th-$450   15th-$440   16th-$400   17th-$425   18th-$425   19th-$425   20th-$425   21st-$400   22nd-$400  23rd-$400   24th-$400  $150 paid to all cars that DNQ that make 1 lap on the track under their own power.   UFo Race Championship events have NO car entry fee and NO driver membership fees.


The UFo Race Championship is an event marketing alliance among independent supertracks in the PA-WV-MD region.  Participating speedways presents their own championship Super Late Model events under the UFo banner throughout the season using common tech and procedure rules with a year-end, group funded, point bonus for the top finishing drivers on the tour.  Eligible tracks are within the 3 hour travel distance of the central point of Washington, PA.


UFo is proudly supported by its major sponsors.  American Racer is based out of Indiana, PA. Lias Tire, located at 488 North 5th Street in Indiana, PA, is the regional distributor for American Racer.  More information on American Racer and Lias Tire may be found at, or by calling 800-638-7028.


Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic is headquartered at 2931 Industrial Park Drive in Finksburg, MD with satellite distribution centers at 1076 South Main Street in Roaring Springs, PA and at Precise Racing Products located at located at 110 S Pike Road #207 in Sarver, PA.  Information on Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic may be found at Precise Racing Products website is  HTMA and Precise Racing can be reached at 800-651-5164.


Townsend Gas and Oil is a regional distribution center for VP Racing Fuels and is located at 1740 Old US 119 at Homer City, PA.   More information may be found by calling by calling 800-779-5241 or at  Race-1 located at Race-1 is located at 299 East Western Reserve Road in Poland, OH.  Phone contact is 330-540-7223 and the official website is


ASI Racewear is the official provider of UFo race apparel and carries merchandise of many top Super Late Model drivers.  Information on ASI may be found at    Rocket Chassis will reward the 2011 UFo Race Champion with a $1,000 chassis credit.   Their website is  JNJ Motorsports Media provides quality public relations services including website design and maintenance for race teams and other motorsports businesses.   Their website is


Complete information on the UFo Race Championship may be found at  Facebook members can keep up to date with the tour by going to and clicking the “LIKE” button.


Dog Hollow Speedway is located east of Indiana, PA off US 422 on PA 403 at Strongstown. The track phone is 814-948-6812 and promoter phone is 814-948-4252.  The track website is   Elkins Raceway is located on US 219 at Kerens, WV.  The track phone is 304-636-3339 and weekday phones are 304-636-8661 and 304-636-4534.  The track website is


Hesston Speedway is located off of SR 26 south of Huntingdon, PA at Hesston PA at the Race Track Road turnoff.  The track website is with track phone 814-658-2823.  Mercer Raceway Park is located just north of Mercer, PA off US 19 on Fairground Road.  The track website is, race day and office  phone is 724-662-1310.

Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway is located just west of Pittsburgh off US 22 at Imperial, PA off the Noblestown exit.  The track website is, office phone 412-279-7223 and race day phone 724-695-3363 or 724-695-0393. Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex is located east of Farmington, PA off US 40.  Website information may be obtained at, with race day phone 724-329-0306. 
The Rock Speedway is located at south of Cumberland, MD off US 220 at the Allegany County Fairgrounds. Track website is and office phone for Oval Track Promotions of 410-857-3821 for both tracks.


Thunder Valley Raceway is located off PA 160 and US 30 at Central City, PA on Shade Church Road.  The track website is, race day phone 814-754-8090 and office phone 301-733-3688.  Tyler County Speedway is located south of Middlebourne, WV on SR 18 at the Tyler County Fairgrounds. Tyler County Speedway is located south of Middlebourne, WV on SR 18 at the Tyler County Fairgrounds.  The track website is with race day phone 304-758-2660 and phones for Circle Track Management Group of 304-904-0021 and 304-483-2536



2011 Average Car Count = 32.6

2011 Highest Car Count = 45


2011 Schedule

Dates Subject to adjustment.

RACEceivers required at Tyler County, Roaring Knob. PPMS, Hesston, Mercer, Elkins and Dog Hollow. 
Transponders required at PPMS & Mercer. Rentals available.

*$2,000 to win races are non-point preliminary events run under UFo rules


Saturday, March 26 / Mercer Raceway Park / Chiller Thriller / 41 laps / $3,000 cancelled by weather

Saturday, April 9 / Tyler County Speedway / Topless 51 / 51 laps / $4,000 won by Jared Hawkins

Saturday, May 21 / Thunder Valley Raceway / Shawn McGarvey Showdown / 38 laps / $3,000  won by Jared Hawkins

Sunday, May 29 / Hesston Speedway / Triple TnT / 2-25 laps / $4,000 total won by Jeremy Miller & Ron Delano Jr

Saturday, June 4 / Tyler County Speedway / King of the Bullring / 51 laps / $4,000 won by Zack Dohm

Saturday, June 11 / Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway / PENNational / 2-28 laps / $4,000 total won by Davey Johnson and Michael Davis

Friday, June 17 / Elkins Raceway / Chuck Gear Trophy / 41 laps / $3,000 won by Butch McGill

Saturday, July 2 / Tyler County Speedway / Earl Hill ShootOut / 51 laps / $4,000 won by Jared Miley

Sunday, July 3 / Hesston Speedway / Hyper-Thunder by the Lake / 51 laps / $5,000 won by Jeff Rine

Saturday, July 9 / Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex / Supernational Road / 41 laps / $3,000 won by Devin Friese

Sunday, July 17 / Dog Hollow Speedway / Connor Bobik 100 / 45 laps / $4,000 won by Devin Friese
Saturday, July 23 / Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway / F-2 Shockwave / 2-28 laps / $4,000 total  won by Brandon Burgoon and Davey Johnson

Saturday, August 20 / Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway / Red Miley Rumble / 44 laps / $4,053  won by Davey Johnson

Friday, September 2 / Tyler County Speedway / WV State Championship / 55 laps / $8,000

Saturday, September 3 / off for the Black Diamond at Tyler County Speedway   $40,000 Total Paid to Winners

Sunday, September 4 / Hesston Speedway / Eriksen PA SuperSTAR Sizzler / 44 laps / $4,000

Saturday, September 10 / Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex / King of the Knob / 51 laps / $5,000

Friday, September 16 / Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway / i-Monster / 33 laps / $2,000*

Saturday, September 17 / Pittsburgh’s PA Motor Speedway / Tri-Star Pittsburgher / 66 laps / $7,000

Friday, September 30 / The Rock Speedway / Waikiki Wave / 31 laps / $2,000*
Saturday, October 1 / The Rock Speedway / Big Kahuna / 44 laps / $5,000

Friday, October 7 / Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex / Night Flight 2 Mars / 36 laps / $2,000*

Saturday, October 8 / Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex / ROAR-2 / 55 laps / $5,000

Friday, October 21 / Hesston Speedway / Mega-Speed Mach1 / 30 laps / $2,000*

Saturday, October 22 / Hesston Speedway / The Ultimate / 61 laps $8,000



UFo Race Championship Points as of 8/20/11







Devin Friese

Chambersburg, PA



Jared Miley

South Park, PA



Keith Barbara

South Park, PA



Chad McClellan

Stoystown, PA



Quintin Wyandt

Hooversville, PA



Danny Mitchell

Clarksburg, WV



Matt Dobnak

West Mifflin, PA



Jared Hawkins

Fairmont, WV



Jacob Hawkins

Fairmont, WV



Bob Gordon

Keyser, WV 



Butch McGill

West Union, WV



Robbie Scott

Shinnston, WV



Boom Briggs

Bear Lake, PA



Ron Delano, Jr.

Stoystown, PA



Jason Covert

York Haven, PA



Paul Wilmoth, Jr.

Clarksburg, WV



Matt Lux

Franklin, PA



Dylan Yoder

Selinsgrove, PA



John Garvin Jr

Sarver, PA



Alex Ferree

Saxonburg, PA



Tommy Beck

Murrysville, PA



Davey Johnson

Latrobe, PA



Michael Davis

Rayland, OH



Brandon Burgoon

McDonald, PA



Steve Wilmoth

Clarksburg, WV



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