Zeiner Latest Indoor Racing Entrant
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Popular Pennsylvanian Zane Zeiner, whose career achievements in outdoor stock car racing are wide ranging, will make his debut indoors this winter as a Three Quarter Midget entrant in the NAPA Know How Atlantic City and the Battle Of Trenton indoor races presented by PRC Industries/ Angela House Charity.
The two Len Sammons Motorsports Productions events are scheduled two weeks apart. Indoor racing inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall is now in its 12th consecutive year of action. Dates are Jan. 24-25, 2014.The Trenton Sun National Bank Center schedule calls for Twin 20 lap features for the TQ Midgets and compete program of Slingshots on Feb. 8 and a compete program for TQ Midgets and Champ Karts on Feb. 9.
Hailing from Bath, Pa., Zeiner, who has been a winner at Wall Stadium, Oswego Speedway, Mahoning Valley Speedway and Mountain Speedway, is a quick study. His win in the 2012 Wall Stadium SK Turkey Derby came in just his second start at the track. He won the famed Race of Champions, now held at the Oswego (N.Y.) Speedway, in 2011. He closed out 2013 with a big win in the Octoberfast 130 at the Mahoning Valley Speedway.
Zeiner will be among the nearly 100 TQ Midget participants ready for Atlantic City action. Collectively, they hail from a dozen states and one Canadian province.
Fatheadz Eyewear will be returning as the series sponsor and will pay a bonuses to the top three overall TQ Midget driver from the two event, four feature race, series. Drivers will receive points based on their qualifying efforts and feature finishes from Friday and Saturday night at both events towards the overall series crown.
Because of parking limitations, the Sun Bank Center can accept somewhat fewer TQ entries and are presently at capacity; would-be racers are still encouraged to file entries which will be added to a waiting list.
Zeiner will have plenty of competition in both races. Among the outstanding entries who will join Zeiner in pursuit of their first Indoor wins are exciting Midget driver Carl Medeiros of Westport, Mass., former Bridgeport, N.J., sprint car champion Tim Iulg of Bridgeton, N.J., Can-Am Midget perennial contenders Todd Hoddick of Cheektowaga, N.Y., and Erik Musto of Lockport, N.Y.; Indiana travelin’ man Jason Ormsby of Warsaw, Ind., dirt track modified specialist Richie Pratt Jr., of Woodbury Heights, N.J., rising sprint car star Kyle Reinhardt of Neptune City, N.J., Todd Stone, dirt/asphalt modified champion from Middlebury, Vt., past Atlantic City Indoor race winner Mike Tidaback of Little Falls, N.J., and Earl Paules of Palmerton, Pa..his career closely parallels Zane Zeiner’s in scope and achievement.
Anthony Sesely of Matawan, N.J., among the first entries for both Indoor races, is the defending champion of the NAPA Know How Gamblers’ Classic Saturday night Atlantic City Indoor race.