Amantea Scores Career-Best Fifth-Place Result at Lincoln Speedway

Amantea Scores Career-Best Fifth-Place Result at Lincoln Speedway

Inside Line Promotions – ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. (Aug. 8, 2023) – Joey Amantea earned his 20th career top-five finish with the Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars last Saturday at Lincoln Speedway.

The night began with a charge from fifth to win a heat race.

“The heat race was great as we went from fifth to first and won by two seconds,” he said. “Come feature-time we tried something and the car didn’t come in until the middle to end.

“We had a medium right tear on. When a track slicks off or looks like it will take rubber we’ll throw a medium on. The track was just fast enough to run an H or D15 and still be competitive.”

Amantea lost a few positions before rebounding in the second half of the race to capture the fifth-place result, which was a career best at the track.

“We fell to ninth for a few laps,” he said. “It was really hard to pass and make up ground. I was running the top the whole time. It was basically wait until the tire pops off.

“It was not a bad night, but it wasn’t what we were hoping for after such a strong heat race. But it’s tough to be frustrated whenever you get a top five.”

Next up for Amantea is a return to Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Va., this Saturday. Amantea finished a season-best second at the track earlier this year.

“Winchester is always rubber around the bottom so it’s key to start near the front,” he said. “Hopefully we continue to have a fast race car and will have some luck on our side.”


Aug. 5 – Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa. – Heat race: 1 (5); Feature: 5 (6).


26 races, 0 wins, 8 top fives, 11 top 10s, 15 top 15s, 19 top 20s


Saturday at Winchester Speedway in Winchester, Va., with the Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars





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“I’m very happy to have an esteemed company like Amantea Real Estate back our team,” Amantea said. “I’m very grateful for their support and look forward to continued success together.”

Amantea would also like to thank Amantea Real Estate, JPA Masonry, Stinger Race Fuel Products, 600cc Performance, CSI Shocks, Smith Titanium, Radical Race Gear, Pensyl Enterprises and JPA Equipment & Truck Repair for their continued support.


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