Set of Newcomers Eye Super Cup Glory in 2016
Joy, Pennsylvania (April 25, 2016) – Every new year presents some fresh faces to the Super Cup Stock Car
Series, and 2016 will be no different.
few competitors got a head start during the final race of this past
season at Jennerstown Speedway.
One of those was Jason Schue.
The Littlestown, Pennsylvania racer was carefully planning
his entrance into the series for several months with help from a
former championship winning team and driver.
would like to thank Todd (Peck), Keith (Wolfe), and the rest of the
guys (from Peck Motorsports) for all their help putting the car
together,” Schue said.
“I talked to Keith (2013 champion crew chief and spotter)
the other day, looked at his notes to see what gear to run for
Midvale and other advice.”
a two-time champion in the karting ranks, made the step up to chase
a dream of racing stock cars with a commendable 10th
place result in his first start.
The preparations have continued over the offseason.
pretty much ready,” Schue noted.
“A lot of work on the car moving the oil tank from the
front to the back, running all the oil lines, repainted and
redecaled the car.
We’ll find out how it goes when we get to the track.”
looks forward to joining on a full time basis for a run at rookie of
the year with a goal of finishing in the top 10 in points, and has
been eagerly displaying his No. 3 Larry’s Lawn Mower Repair / 1st
Choice Computer Solutions Chevrolet on a couple occasions getting
fans in his region interested as well.
addition to Schue, a couple more drivers that made their debut at
Jennerstown are expected to return starting with the season opener
at Midvale Speedway on Saturday, May 14.
Brian Kaltreider, a Pennsylvania veteran of ARCA racing,
plans to come back with his eyes on achievement.
Trent Gossar scored two top 10 finishes to end the 2015
season and returns with the Indiana-based Don Gnat racing team.
Langdon has made a name for himself on Long Island building cars for
the notorious Blunderbust class at the ¼-mile Riverhead Raceway.
After noticeable dominance over the last couple decades with
his cars winning countless features, the Wantagh, New York driver
looks to do some more traveling as he shoots for Super Cup Stock Car
really want to run these bigger tracks and was looking for something
affordable,” Langdon, who has been racing since he was 14 years
“I also think I would do better in longer distance
who also previously raced at Freeport and Islip Speedways until they
ceased operation in the early 1980s, comes in with rather high
expectations but is aware that wins may not be immediate.
I’ve gone to race I’ve been a top three car,” Langdon
there will be a learning curve, but I’ve been building cars and
suspensions for close to 40 years.”
past competitor in Street Stocks when the Race of Champions was held
at Pocono Raceway, Langdon acquired his SCSCS car in an interesting
traded a pickup for a racecar,” Langdon said.
“Got my hands on it in the process, and have been getting
all the parts and pieces I need.”
car is a Ronnie Hopkins chassis and was the first ever Dodge ordered
from Ray Evernham for Bill Elliott to drive back in 2001.
Langdon looks forward to getting back to having some more fun
while trying to achieve his goals.
all about racing hard and enjoying yourself, and that’s what I
like to do,” Langdon said.
Komarinski is already a familiar face in the Western Pennsylvania
asphalt short track racing circle.
In 2016, the driver from Greensburg will celebrate a
milestone season since he began racing Late Models and Street Stocks
by adding something new to the mix.
talked to (series regular) Lou Ansel and he said I might want to try
this,” Komarinski explained.
“I tossed it around, looked at parts and engines, and I
always liked that kind of a heavy car.
With it being my 30th year I thought it would be a
cool thing to do.”
is also pushing to make it for opening day, and additionally has
found use for the built engines he has sitting around that he is no
longer able to utilize with the equipment he runs locally.
Despite his experience and a track championship in a similar
heavier Pro Stock in 1997, he knows that it will not be an easy
will be a change for me,” Komarinski said.
“There are a lot more adjustments in these cars than the
Late Model, such as the front suspension.”
machine also brings some history with it.
It was the car in which Carl Edwards won his first NASCAR
Xfinity Series race with back in 2005.
year’s crop of newcomers will bring years of experience in other
cars and divisions, and with their overall racing expertise will no
doubt become contenders throughout the 2016 season.
updates and information leading up to the first event for the ninth
year of Super Cup Stock Car Series racing are available at www.supercupstockcarseries.com
as well as the official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/SCSCSRacing)
and on Twitter @SCSCSRacing.
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