Dan Bainey Honored as 2015 Super Cup
Champion during Post-Season Trophy Presentation
Pennsylvania (August 26, 2015) – Following Saturday’s
Martella’s Pharmacies Night at the Races Twin 35s presented by
Mignogna Collision Center, the Super Cup Stock Car Series held a
late night post-season trophy presentation.
For 2015, the annual event was catered in a pavilion behind
the main grandstands thanks to the Jennerstown Speedway staff.
Dan Bainey and the
Clearfield, Pennsylvania-based team were honored for their
championship season, which included the Rookie of the Year award as
“We had a lot of
good runs and a lot of clean runs,” Bainey recapped.
“Racing with Harvey for the entire season and Brian, Brent,
and all of those guys, it’s a lot of good hard racing and I’m
glad to come out on top. I
came into the season thinking if we could run some top threes or top
fives I would be pretty excited.
We won the opening race and things took off from there.”
Bainey even hinted
about his 2016 plans and another driver that may come on board.
“We are coming
back next year for Super Cup,” Bainey said.
“We’ve got two cars and I’m going to try to talk my
brother (Tim Bainey Jr.) into running.
We’ll see, but definitely coming back and go at it again
and race with these guys. It’s
so much fun. It’s
comes with their family, and that’s great so proud to be part of
A pair of third
place finishes was good enough for Harvey Harrison to get second in
points, matching his accomplishment in 2009.
but it makes you the first loser but that’s alright,” Harrison
noted. “We’ve got a
lot of good guys that we’re racing with.
I came close to winning some races, but seemed like I was
additionally received Hard Charger of the Year, mentioned that with
his bad luck in recent seasons he may have caught some of the new
competitors off guard. The
Renick, West Virginia driver also dedicated his strong season to his
mother, who passed away over the summer.
Virginia’s Brent Nelson ended a consistent season third in points.
“All in all,
it’s been a good season, and we hope that we can put something
like this together next year,” Nelson said.
“I can roll it on the trailer, I can take it home, we can
do all routine maintenance on it, tear it apart, find out what was
wrong tonight, get fixed and ready to come back next year.”
awards were handed out as part of the ceremonies.
Fourth place points finisher Brian Harrison received
Sportsman of the Year for his gracious help to others at the
racetrack. Lou Ansel,
who finished fifth in the standings for the second straight year,
was awarded with the Racing Spirit Award for his support and
commitment on and off the track.
Kelly Kromer was
awarded Owner of the Year after a trying season for the two car team
led by driver and husband Kevin Kromer.
Their son Kyle received Most Improved Driver for the second
time in three years after recording multiple top 10 lead lap
Larry Berg, who was
okay after a scary wreck early in the evening, was presented a
Boschett Timepieces Super Cup Stock Car Series winner custom watch
for his victory at Midvale. Bainey
received one too as a first time winner, and for his championship
run also received a CoolShirt from series presenting sponsor
In addition, series
photographers Patrick Miller and Cheryl Fleming, PR Coordinator
Aaron Creed, series official and former Super Cup driver Neil Gacom,
and Fred Woodward from American Racer dealer Lias Tire were each
recognized for their support and hard work.
Lastly, Director of
Competition Joe Schmaling along with track partners Richard
Pologruto and Dennis Neri announced that they have agreed for
Jennerstown Speedway to host the series twice in 2016 on July 9th
and August 20th.
updates including more on the upcoming schedule and drivers planning
to participate in next year’s campaign will be found on www.supercupstockcarseries.com,
on the Facebook page www.facebook.com/SCSCSRacing,
and on Twitter @SCSCSRacing.