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AMERICAN RACER CUP $2000 DASH SATURDAY AT FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY

ARC Weekend logo 1Kirkwood, New York…The popular American Racer Cup Champions Dash will be featured at the Five Mile Point Speedway in Kirkwood, New York this Saturday.  The once rained out Saturday portion of the American Racer Cup Weekend sponsored by Sunoco Race Fuels has been combined with the National Quarter Mile Championship coming up at Five Mile Point this weekend.

Andrew Harpell, the promoter of Five Mile Point Speedway, has made some changes to his annual National Quarter Mile Championship Weekend. Added to the Quarter Mile Championship will be the American Racer Cup Modified Dash. Champions at all participating speedways will be eligible for the 15 lap dash paying $2,000 to win.  All drivers taking the green receiving a FREE American Racer Tire courtesy of Lias Tire.

The American Racer Cup will officially crown its 2015 modified champion at Five Mile Point Saturday. Rick Laubach, representing Big Diamond Speedway, won the laubachchampionship over one hundred other competitors competing in the program at ten different northeast speedways. Champions of those tracks eligible for the dash include Jeff Heotzler Sr from Accord Speedway, Jeff Struck from Grandview, Billy Van Pelt representing Woodhull, Penn Can Speedway champion, Kevin Hartnett, New Egypt’s Ryan Godown, Five Mile Point representative Shaun Walker, HJ Bunting from Delaware International, Jamie Mills from Bridgeport, and Brady Fultz from Black Rock Speedway. If a champion driver from a participating track is unable to attend the next driver in American Racer Cup Track standings will transfer to the dash.

The National Quarter Mile Championship Weekend at Five Mile Point will take place this weekend at Five Mile Point Speedway. This will be one of the final racing weekends of the 2015 season in the northeast and should attract a great field of cars looking at one more opportunity to visit Victory Lane. The action begins Friday with an exciting program of racing featuring the Race of Champions Sportsman competing in a forty lap feature paying $2555 to win. Also on the racing card are the CRSA sprint cars, IMCA modifieds, four cylinders and factory stocks.

Saturday’s racing card is another event filled day of racing action featuring the RoC Modifieds in a 65 lap feature paying $5555 to win. There will be the annual “trick or treat” for the young fans at intermission. The Grit Series Sportsman will be running heats and a twenty five lap feature. The street stocks have another big $1500 to win feature along with the Slingshots that round out the racing action. A post race bonfire is also planned after the racing.

On Friday gates open at 4:00 with racing at 6:45. Saturday pit gates will open at 2:00 with grandstands to follow at 3:00. Racing will begin at 4:15. For further information please phone:  (607) 775-5555 or log on to http://www.fivemilepointspeedway.net/.

Rain Knocks Out Completion of Weedsport Speedway’s ‘Last Call at the Port’

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Event won’t be rescheduled, next up for Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series is Bad Boy Buggies World Finals

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – Oct. 25, 2015 – Continuing rain and saturated grounds forced track and series officials on Sunday to cancel the remainder of Weedsport Speedway’s “Last Call at the Port” weekend.

The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series race will not be rescheduled. Instead, Weedsport Speedway and DIRTcar officials will award “show-up” points and “start money” to the 36 teams who competed on Saturday before that night’s racing was delayed by rain to Sunday.

Fans with a Saturday ticket can apply it toward a $15 discount on tickets to the first 2016 Super DIRTcar Series event at Weedsport Speedway.

Next up for the Super DIRTcar Series will be the championship-deciding Bad Boy Buggies World Finals on Nov. 5-6-7 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C.

Stay up-to-date with the Super DIRTcar Series by following on Twitter @SuperDIRTcar, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DIRTcar, or on the Web at www.SuperDIRTcarSeries.com.

Rain postpones Weedsport Speedway Super DIRTcar Series event to Sunday

weedsport-speedway-transparent-2-1024x299Gates open at noon – racing at 1 pm – for $20,000-to-win All Ways 150

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – October 24, 2015 – Rain halted racing action at Weedsport Speedway’s Last Call at the Port Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified All Ways 150 Saturday.

The event has been rescheduled for today – Sunday, October 25 – gates open at noon – racing action starts at 1 p.m.

Weedsport’s World of Outlaw Sprint Series event follows at its regularly scheduled time.

Qualifying heats for the $20,000-to-win All Ways 150 have been completed. Consolation events and the feature remain.

For additional information, visit the Weedsport Speedway web site – http://www.weedsportspeedway.com/

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