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7/27/21

Annual Dave Kamp Memorial this Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway  

 With a big night of racing in the books after last Friday’s big show. Big Diamond Speedway returns this Friday night July 30th with another big four division show featuring the annual Dave Kamp Memorial Race for the Insigner Performance Modifieds.  Read More..

7/24/21

Strunk wins second of the year at Big Diamond; Kevin Nagy tops 305 sprints, Tim Fitzpatrick, Doug Smith and Alex Schoffstall take checkers  

After weeks of battling uncertain weather, Mother Nature finally gave Big Diamond Speedway a great night for racing and provided us with sunny skies and no threat of rain. It was a big five division night of racing and Jeff Strunk was the winner of the Insigner Performance Modified feature for the second time in 2021. The PASS/MASS 305 sprints made their first start of the season with Kevin Nagy taking home the checkered flag. Tim Fitzpatrick won the U.S.S. Achey Open Sportsman main event for his second win of the year and Doug Smith was a first-time winner in the Savage 61 Crates. Alex Schoffstall continued his winning ways in the Red White and Blue Autos Roadrunner.   Read More..

7/20/21

Big night of speed this Friday July 23rd at Big Diamond on USS Achey night, PASS/MASS 305 Sprints on tap along with Modifieds, Open Sportsman, Crates & Roadrunners  

It will be another big night of racing this Friday July 23rd as the PASS/MASS 305 Sprint cars compete for the first time in 2021 on USS Achey night after being rained out back in June. USS Achey Iron and Metal Processors is a buyer of ferrous and non-ferrous metals that has provided recycling services for Schuylkill and surrounding counties for over 40 years. We are a third-generation family business whose top priority is customer service. Our company invests in the most modern scrap metal processing equipment, including a car shredding plant, stationary shear and non-ferrous bailer. Using modern metal processing methods and equipment, we are able to pass the savings onto our customers through highly competitive pricing. You can locate USS Achey at 355 E. 2nd Mountain Road in Schuylkill Haven, PA or call them at 570-366-0781 or on the web at www.ussachey.com   Read More..

7/18/21

Duane Howard extends point lead at Big Diamond Speedway with his first win of the season on topless night sponsored by Spin City. Logan Watt, Ronny Suhr Jr & Andrew Yoder also winners.  

Duane Howard sits atop the Insigner Performance Modified standings due to a string of consistent finishes aboard the Butch Getz owned Big Creek Concrete No. 15G. In nine weeks of competition, Howard has only missed the finishing in the top ten one time with no DNF’s. The only thing the Howard / Getz team was missing so far in 2021 at Big Diamond Speedway was a victory. Howard put an end to that quest last night as he won the third annual “Topless” modified 25-lap feature. The Savage 61 Crate 602 Sportsman division saw yet another new winner as twelve-year-old Logan Watt won his first ever career sportsman main event. Ronny Suhr Jr was the winner of a highly competitive Red White and Blues Auto feature with Andrew Yoder winning the Limited Late Model feature.   Read More..

7/12/21

Big Diamond Speedway going “TOPLESS” on Spin City Night this Friday, July 16th  

This Friday night July 16th, Big Diamond Speedway will be going topless as the Insigner Performance Modifieds, the Savage 61 Crate Sportsman and the Limited Late Models will take to the track sans roofs and side panels. This will be the third time this event has been run in the past four years. Craig Von Dohren won the inaugural event back in 2018 with Ryan Godown winning in 2019. Last year’s race was not run due to COVID-19. This year the Crate Sportsman and the Limited Late Models will join in the fun as they too will both be going without roofs and side panels for the night. Doing this will give the fans a bird’s eye view of how the drivers manhandle their machines around the track showing them a different perspective for the night.   Read More..

7/10/21

Mike Gular holds off Timmy Buckwalter for win at Big Diamond; Michael Burrows, Tyler Peet and Andrew Fayash III take checkers  

In a exciting run to the finish, Mike Gular held off a determined Timmy Buckwalter over the final five laps to take his second win in three weeks at Big Diamond in the Insigner Performance Modified feature. Michael Burrows also won for the second time this season in the USS Achey Open Sportsman division while Tyler Peet won his first race of the season in the Savage 61 Crate 602 class. In the Red White and Blue Autos Roadrunner division, it was Andrew Fayash III with a last lap pass of Alex Schoffstall to take the big win. Read More..

7/5/21

Big Diamond Speedway moves to a single feature for the Modifieds instead of Twin 20’s for this Friday, July 9. Open Sportsman, Crate 602’s and Roadrunners round out the program.  

Big Diamond Speedway returns to action this Friday night July 9th with an action-packed program set to hit the track. It will be an all-regular division night as the Insigner Performance Modifieds, the USS Achey Open Sportsman, the Savage 61 Crate 602 Sportsman and the Red White and Blue Autos Roadrunners will all be in action.   Read More..

7/4/21

Brett Kressley gets first win in four years at Big Diamond, Alex Bright tops USAC Wingless stars. Jonathan Swift and Alex Schoffstall also post victories on B & H Landscaping night.  

It has been a long time since Brett Kressley stood in victory lane at the Big Diamond Speedway, August 17, 2017, to be exact. Friday night on B & H Landscaping night, Kressley was able to hold off a late challenge from Ryan Krachun to record his fifth career win at the speedway in the Georgie Stevenson Memorial race. Alex Bright was the winner of the USAC East Coast Wingless sprint feature with Jonathan Swift taking his first career checkered flag in the Crate 602 division and Alex Schoffstall continued his winning ways in the Roadrunners.  Read More..

6/29/21

Extra money on tap for the Georgie Stevenson Memorial races on Friday night July 2nd at Big Diamond Speedway. USAC Wingless 360’s makes 2021 debut.

This Friday night, July 2nd at Big Diamond Speedway will be huge night or racing as the track presents it’s annual Georgie Stevenson Memorial races. On the racing card will be the Insigner Performance Modifieds, the Rapid Tire USAC Wingless 360 sprint cars along with the Savage 61 Crate 602 Sportsman and the Red White and Blue Autos Roadrunners. There will also be great fireworks show on tap for the fans!   Read More..

6/27/21

Gular back to winning ways at Big Diamond, Robbie Stillwaggon URC victor. Hendricks, Ney and Schoffstall also victorious on S.A. Comunale night.  

2020 Big Diamond modified champion Mike Gular has not had the start to the season the team expected so far as he looked to defend his title. Mired back in the 19th in the season long standings going into Friday night, Gular would need nothing short of a miracle to defend his title after a myriad of problems to start the season. Friday night Gular took a huge step to get back into contention as he went out an won the 25-lap Insigner Performance modified feature holding off his good friend Jeff Strunk on S.A. Comunale night. Robbie Stillwagon was the winner of the URC Sprint car feature with Doug Hendricks winning his first race of the year in the USS Achey Open Sportsman division. Kris Ney and Alex Schoffstall picked wins in the Red White and Blue Autos Roadrunner feature events.   Read More..

6/21/21

URC Sprints return to join the Modifieds, Open Sportsman & Roadrunners this Friday, June 25th at Big Diamond Speedway on S.A. Comunale Night  

The mighty winged warriors of the United Racing Club Sprints return to the Big Diamond Speedway along with the Insinger Performance Modifieds, USS Achey Open Sportsman and the Red, White and Blue Autos Roadrunners this Friday night June 25th as part of S.A. Comunale night.   Read More..

6/18/21

Craig Von Dohren wins career feature win number 99 at Big Diamond Speedway on Savage 61 night. Travis Mease wins Late Models and Brandon Edgar wins Crate 602 feature.    

Craig Von Dohren returned to his winning ways Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway. Von Dohren aboard the Dave Dissinger owned No. 88X won a spirited battle with 2020 champion Mike Gular to take his first of the season at the Schuylkill County dirt oval. For Von Dohren it was his 99th career victory at the speedway. The Limited Late Models returned to the track for the first time this season with Travis Mease taking the win. In the Crate 602 feature, it was Brandon Edgar winning in dominating fashion. The Roadrunner feature was postponed after five laps were run due to rain and lightning; the balance of the feature will be completed at a later date.   Read More..

6/17/21 Big Diamond Speedway makes schedule changes for 2021 Read More..
6/16/21
Schedule change for Friday, June 25. The ARDC Midgets have been removed & the USS Achey Sportsman have been added.
Friday, June 25: S.A. Comunale Night. Modifieds, URC Sprint Cars, Open Sportsman, Roadrunners.
In addition to the above, Open Sportsman have been added to the Friday, July 30th card & ARDC has been removed.
6/14/21

Late Models return to Big Diamond Speedway on Friday June 18 along with Modifieds, Crate 602 Sportsman and Roadrunners on Savage 61 night.  

Chalk another win up last Friday night for Mother Nature who continues to be a thorn in the side of Big Diamond Speedway. Rain and weather have forced the speedway to cancel six of the eleven scheduled shows so far in 2021. Let’s hope we can all see some great racing this Friday night as the Limited Late Models are scheduled to hit the track for the first time this season.  Read More..

6/11/21 The races for June 11th have been cancelled due to weather.
6/10/21

PASS/MASS 305 Sprints join the Modifieds, Open Sportsman & Roadrunners this Friday, June 11th at Big Diamond Speedway on S.A. Comunale Night  

It will be another big night of racing this Friday June 11th as the PASS/MASS 305 Sprint cars join in on the action for the first time in 2021.Friday night will be S.A. Comunale night at the speedway. S.A. Comunale is the leader in the Mechanical, Fire Safety and HVAC industry with 14 locations located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia and North Carolina. S.A. Comunale has been in business for over 100 years and has led the way in their industry. So, whether you are seeking expertise in fire protection, HVAC and/or mechanical services, the professionals at S.A. Comunale provide the solutions you need. You can find S.A. Comunale on the web at www.sacomunale.com   Read More..

6/5/21

Billy Pauch Jr first to double up in the Modifieds at Big Diamond. Michael Burrows, Steve Lyle, Alex Schoffstall and Landon Lewis also visit victory lane.  

After going winless in the Insigner Performance Modifieds in 2020, Billy Pauch Jr has made it known that he is back in 2021 as he powered his way to victory last night in the 25-lap modified main event for the second time this season. Michael Burrows was the dominant winner in the USS Achey Open Sportsman division with Steve Lyle winning the Savage 61 Crate 602 feature. Alex Schoffstall was the Red White and Blue Autos Roadrunner winner with Landon Lewis the winner of the Central PA Legends feature.   Read More..

6/2/21

Big night of racing this Friday, June 4th at Big Diamond Speedway. Modifieds added to the schedule.  

Once again the weather put a damper on the action last Friday night at the Big Diamond Speedway, with steady rain all day the track was forced to cancel last Friday’s events.  

As a result of last Friday’s cancellation, the Insigner Performance Modifieds that were originally scheduled to be off this week have been added to this Friday’s racing card. Big Diamond Speedway boasts of the most talented fields of modifieds on any given Friday night with Timmy Buckwalter, Billy Pauch Jr, Alex Yankowski and Jeff Strunk all victorious in 2021. Still searching for their first win of 2021 at Big Diamond are the likes of Craig Von Dohren, Duane Howard, Danny Bouc, Jared Umbenhauer, Ryan Krachun and Rick Laubach just to name a few. The action in the Insigner Performance modified division is always spectacular and you can bet this week will be no exception.  Read More..

5/28/21
Due to a 100% chance of rain this evening, the races have been canceled.
Next up:
Friday, June 4: Modifieds, Sportsman, 602 Sportsman, Roadrunners, Central PA Legends.
FREE pig roast, while supplies last.
The Roadrunner Crazy 8’s have been reschedule for Friday, August 13.
5/26/21 The Modifieds will be added next Friday, June 4 if we get rained out this Friday.
5/26/21

USAC East Coast Sprint cars makes their first trip to Big Diamond Speedway in 2021 along with the Modifieds, Open Sportsman and Roadrunners.  

The popular and growing USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint series will make their first of two visits to the Big Diamond Speedway this Friday night May 28th. This series has grown exponentially since it’s inception only a few years ago and put on a fantastic brand of racing. Leading the way in 2021 is former Big Diamond Modified driver Briggs Danner who has made quite a name for himself this season aboard the Gallagher No. 5G. Danner has won three races so far this season and is the current points leader over Alex Bright who has two wins to his credit so far this season. In fact, in the five races run so far in 2021, Danner and Bright have won every main event so far. Lurking in the shadows and never to be counted out is multi-time champion Steve Drevicki who stands third in the standings. This division has produced a brand of competition that is hard to equal over the years and Friday night should be no exception.   Read More..

5/23/21

Jeff Strunk wins first of year at Big Diamond, Mark Smith dominates URC Sprints, Danny Buccafusca and Don Murphy also victorious.

After a couple of tough weeks to open the season, Jeff Strunk aka the “Bechtelsville Bullet” is starting to find his stride at Big Diamond aboard the Dave Zubikowski owned Zubi’s Racing No 88Z. After a solid finish last week in the Money in the Mountains race, Strunk found the extra gear he needed last night to park the Zubi’s Racing car in victory lane in the Insigner Performance Modified feature. It was Strunk’s 55th win at Big Diamond. Mark Smith took the lead early to dominate the URC sprint car feature. Danny Buccafusca was the winner of the Savage 61 Crate 602 feature with Don Murphy winning the Red White and Blue Autos Roadrunner feature. Read More..

5/17/21

United Racing Club Sprint Cars make their Big Diamond debut this Friday, May 21st, Modifieds, Crate Sportsman and Roadrunners complete the evening’s racing card.  

The mighty winged warriors of the United Racing Club presented by Capital Renegade will make their first of two visits to the Minersville, PA dirt oval. The URC club has been a staple at Big Diamond Speedway over the years with their hard charging brand of racing. After five completed races so far in 2021, Jason Schultz leads the way with two wins and is also the current points leader. Close behind Schultz are Andy Best and Dallas Schott. The sprinters will compete in a 25-lap main event.   Read More..

5/17/21
5/14/21

Money in the Mountains victory goes to Alex Yankowski, ARDC Midgets victor is Shawn Jackson. Brandon Edgar, Eric Palmer & Alex Schoffstall also victorious on Tony’s Meat Market Night  

It was a busy night of racing on Friday at the Big Diamond Speedway presented by Tony’s Meat Market with five division in competition including the return of the ARDC Midgets. However, the big race of the night was the twice postponed Money in the Mountains race for the Insigner Performance modifieds and at nights end it was “Kid Rocket” Alex Yankowski standing in victory lane after a dominating performance in the No. 84Y. Shawn Jackson was the winner of the ARDC Midget feature with Brandon Edgar (Open Sportsman), Eric Palmer (Crate Sportsman) and Alex Schoffstall (Roadrunner) the victorious drivers.   Read More..

5/11/21

Money in the Mountains race (take III) at Big Diamond Speedway plus the return of the ARDC Midgets this Friday May 14th on Tony’s Meat Market night.  

With no cooperation from the finicky Mother Nature, the Big Diamond Speedway was once again forced to cancel last Friday spoiling the first ever visit by the ULMS Super Late Model series. The track and the ULMS officials have officially postponed the show for 2021 but the series will be on the schedule next year in 2022.   Read More..

5/8/21
5/7/21
With a 100% chance of rain this evening we are forced to cancel tonight’s event.
The ULMS Late Model show is rescheduled for the 2022 season.
Next up:
Friday, May 14: Tony’s Meat Market Night.
Money in the Mountains Modified 40, $5k to win, ARDC Midgets, 602 Sportsman, Open Sportsman, Roadrunners.
Warm ups will now be at 7pm for this event.
Thank you & see you next Friday!
5/3/21

ULMS Late Models to make their first ever appearance this Friday, May 7th at Big Diamond Speedway along with the Modifieds, Crate Sportsman and Roadrunners.  

For the first time ever at the Big Diamond Speedway, promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley present the Zimmer’s Service Center, Inc. United Late Model Series this Friday night May 7th. The fan popular ULMS series has grown dramatically over the past few seasons and the Big Diamond Speedway is welcome to have them aboard giving our fans a chance to witness the ground pounding late models as they twist and turn around the four-tenths mile dirt oval.  Read More..

5/3/21
4/30/21 Due to a power outage at the Speedway & surrounding areas we have no choice but to postpone this evenings event.
4/26/21

Money in the Mountains race set to take place this Friday, April 30th at Big Diamond Speedway on Tony’s Meat Market night.  

This Friday April 30th, Big Diamond Speedway will once again present the annual Money in the Mountains race that was postponed on April 16th due to the weather. Tony’s Meat Market in Minersville, PA will be the sponsor of the night.   Read More..

4/25/21

Billy Pauch Jr returns to victory lane at Big Diamond, Tanner Thorson tops the USAC AMSOIL Sprints  

Under a beautiful spring night at Big Diamond Speedway with the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint cars on hand for the first time in almost a decade it was Billy Pauch Jr, Tanner Thorson and Andy Fayash III taking home the victories before a packed house.   Read More..

4/19/21

USAC Eastern Storm returns to Big Diamond Speedway on Friday, April 23rd  

This Friday night, April 23rd will be one of the most anticipated shows of the season as the AMSOIL USAC Sprint cars return to the Big Diamond Speedway for the first time in almost a decade as part of the Eastern Storm. The USAC Sprint cars are perennial fan favorites and the anticipation for this event is off the charts as they invade the 3/8’s of a mile dirt oval nestled in Schuylkill County.   Read More..

4/17/21
4/12/21

It’s Money in the Mountains night this Friday, April 16th at Big Diamond Speedway on Tony’s Meat Market night. Driver of the month/year award coming to BDS  

This Friday, April 16th, Jake and Jasmine Smulley along with Tony’s Meat Market present the annual Money in the Mountains race for the Insigner Performance modifieds.   Read More..

4/11/21
4/10/21

He’s back! Timmy Buckwalter wins opening night at Big Diamond Speedway. Tim Fitzpatrick, Steve Lyle and Andrew Fayash III register opening nights.  

After a one week delay due to the weather, Big Diamond Speedway hosted their 2021 season opener to a crowd filled grandstand despite the occasional mist that permeated the damp chilly night.  Read More..

4/6/21
4/3/21

Cold weather forces Big Diamond to postpone opening night to Friday, April 9th.  

Due to below normal temperatures and winds, Big Diamond Speedway was forced to postpone Friday’s scheduled opening night. Promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley thought it was in the best interest of the teams who expressed concern racing in the very cold temps and also the fans who would have attended. Read More..

3/28/21

Successful practice complete, Big Diamond ready to go for opener on Friday April, 2nd.  

Saturday’s scheduled practice at Big Diamond Speedway went off without a hitch with over 40 cars covering multiple divisions taking part in the two and half hour scheduled session. Promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley had the track in tip-top condition as the 358 modifieds who took part were turning fast laps around the four-tenths of a mile dirt oval.   Read More....

3/25/21

Big Diamond practice RESCHEDULED for Saturday March 27th.  

Due to the forecasted weather for this Sunday 3/28, Big Diamond Speedway has rescheduled their practice session to Saturday March 27th. The details and times of the practice will remain the same as the original date.  Read More....

3/18/21

All systems go for Big Diamond Speedway season opener on Friday April 2nd.  

The most diverse season ever for the Big Diamond Speedway is set to get underway on Friday night April 2nd as promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley swing open the gates for another great year of dirt track racing. As well as the normal weekly divisions, the speedway is set to host in 2021 the URC Racing Club Sprint Cars, USAC Wingless 410 Sprint Cars, the 410-Winged Sprint Car, USAC Wingless 360 Sprint Cars, ULMS Super Late Models along with the Crate Late Models making 2021 the most looked forward to season in the history of the track.   Read More....

3/9/21

Big Diamond Speedway ready to roll with practice on Sunday, March 28th.   

 Big Diamond Speedway will host an open practice on Sunday, March 28th in preparation for the 2021 season.  

The open practice will be open to any type of race car with a roll cage and all proper safety equipment.   Read More....

3/3/21
1/31/21

Something for everyone in 2021 as Big Diamond Speedway releases schedule for the upcoming season.  

With 2020 behind us, Jake and Jasmine Smulley are looking forward to 2021 with a schedule that includes racing for both modified and open wheel fans alike. Despite the late start last season, it was a banner year for Big Diamond Speedway and the future looks bright at the Schuylkill County dirt oval.   Read More....

1/12/21

Big Diamond Speedway announces 2021 division sponsors.  

Big Diamond Speedway owners and promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley are proud to announce the division sponsors for the upcoming 2021 season.  

Insinger Performance will return for the third consecutive season to sponsor the headlining 358 Modified Division.  

Insinger Performance is the proud provider and master distributor of Sunoco Race Fuels along with Stinger Race Fuels. Insinger Performance offers all products from Sunoco, information can be found at www.racegas.com Insigner Performance is also the number one supplier of 99.9% pure Methanol in the Northeastern USA and services the racing and performance industries as well as the Oil and Gas industry with the purest Methanol available.   Read More....

         
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