ARDC Returns to NES.....Cozze Lands Midget Ride

Date: 8/23/2007 9:20:13 PM

ARDC Makes Only Appearce This Saturday...

The wingless ARDC midgets will invade the New Egypt Speedway this Saturday,
August 25th.  The ARDC portion of the program will be presented by Spike Chassis.

From Spike Chassis: "Spike Chassis Inc. of Brownsburg Indiana is the worlds leading manufacturer of Midget race cars. Spike Chassis will provide T-Shirts for Fans and special awards for the ARDC Midget competitors at New Egypt Speedway.

Spike Chassis manufactures Midget Race Cars for all the worlds leading race teams. Spike Customers include; NASCARís Tony Stewart and Kasey Kahne. Drag race stars, Cruz Pedregon and Gary Scelzi. Stewart drove his own Spike Chassis to victory in the 2007 Chili Bowl Tulsa OK. These teams field USAC Midget teams which include future NASCAR and Indy Car hopefuls. Spike victories this year include the Belleville Midget Nationals, Knoxville Pepsi Nationals, Indiana Midget Week, and numerable Regional wins."
Two-time Modified track champion Frank Cozze has landed a ride for Saturday's event.  Also making a return the track will be former modified winner Ryan Watt of Phoenixville, PA.  Ryan will be behind the wheel of an ARDC midget as well as a modified.  Watt scored his only win the big block ranks in 2004.  Also joining these modified standouts will be current point leader Andy Martin.  Frank Polimeda, Tracy Readinger, Eric Heydenreich, Ryan Smith, Dave Ely, A.J. Ernesto, and Ray Bull will join the fray in vying for the 25-lap feature victory.
RJS Heating & Air Conditioning will be representing the four regular NES divisions.
Joining the ARDC Midgets will be the mighty modifieds.  Only two point races remain as 'Super' Matt Sheppard leads the 'Ringoes Rocket' Ryan Godown by only 14 markers.  Frank Cozze is not out of the hunt yet as he sits right there in third place.  Rounding out the top 5 in points is Keith 'Dog' Hoffman and Jimmy Horton.  With a double point show on September 1st anything is possible.
To complete the racing card this Saturday, the Sportsman, Super Stocks, and SS Sprints will all be competing for the $1,000 pay off. 
Gates open at 4:00pm while racing starts at 6:00pm.  Adult admission is $18.  Seniors, Students, & Military are $16.  Kids 7-12 are $7.50.  Children 6 & Under are FREE.  For more information please log on to or call the track at 609-758-1900

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