New Egypt, NJ – It all comes down to this Saturday night for the Vahlco Wheels Modifieds as Flemington Car & Truck Country along with Amwell Auto Body present Modified championship night along with First Responders Night at New Egypt Speedway.
While Billy Pauch Jr. has already clinched the 2019 Vahlco Wheels Modified championship with a race to spare following his runner-up finish on Saturday, there are still plenty of battles going on within the Top-10 in Vahlco Wheels Modified point standings. This past Saturday’s winner Danny Bouc sits second in points with 1041 markers, followed by Brandon Grosso in third with 1000, Mike Butler sits fourth just 11 points behind Grosso with 989, Ryan Krachun is currently fifth with 962 points. Despite missing three events 2018 track champion David VanHorn sits sixth with 895 markers, Rich Rutski sits seventh with 859, Cale Ross is eighth with 841, while Davey Sammons has 766 in ninth and Pat Wall is tenth with 753 points. With this Saturday being the last Modified points race of 2019 look for competitors to squeeze every point they can out of this Saturday’s 30 lap feature event.
Also in competition this Saturday will be the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars along with the Crate Modifieds and the Mike’s Performance Center 4-Cylinders.
Rich Mellor looks to wrap up the 2019 NEWS Sprint Car championship on Saturday as he has a 74-point lead over Heidi Hedin. The Crate Modified points race is about as close as you can get with Joe Toth leading with 565 points over Johnny Bangs with 557 and Ryan Simmons with 553 points. The Mike’s Performance Center 4-Cylinders also have a close points race with Mike Fox leading 2018 champion Joe Garey Sr. by just four points heading into this weekend.
Track champions in all support divisions will be crowned on Saturday night September 21st during Championship Night here at NES!
Adult admission will be $20, Seniors (65+) are $18, Teens (12-15) & Military w/ID are $10 with Kids 11 & Under being Free. Pit gates will opening at 3pm, Grandstands at 4pm with Hot Laps being scheduled for 5pm and the first green flag flying at 6pm this Saturday. All first responders with ID will receive FREE grandstand admission this Saturday night, there will also be an emergency vehicle parade taking place on the track during intermission on Saturday.
Our seventh Central Jersey Motorcycle Swap Meet of 2019 will take place this Sunday. Gates will open at 8AM for buyers and sellers. Spaces are $15 per space and it is completely free to browse. In case you missed it, the AMA Flat Track Motorcycle races that were scheduled for this Sunday September 15th have been moved to Saturday night October 19th at 5pm!
New Egypt Speedway, which is New Jersey’s premier dirt racing facility, is located on Route 539 just minutes from Six Flags Great Adventure and the New Jersey Turnpike. A racy 7/16-mile D-shaped dirt oval, New Egypt Speedway serves Garden State race fans with some of the best competition in the country. New Egypt’s state-of-the-art facilities feature daylight-quality lighting and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. The grandstands are fully wheelchair accessible with wide, clear, and well-groomed walkways. Concession facilities serve up everything from Jersey Burgers to ice cream treats at family-friendly prices.
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