ELBOWS UP, USAC WINGLESS SPRINTS HEADING TO NEW EGYPT, HEARN, HOWARD, VONDOHREN, GODOWN, MERKEL, PAUCH JR TO CHASE MODIFIED WIN

Date: 5/30/2010 12:12:39 PM

 
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DOUBLE-HEADER AT NEW EGYPT THURSDAY, JUNE 3RD. . . .
ELBOWS UP, USAC WINGLESS SPRINTS HEADING TO NEW EGYPT,  HEARN, HOWARD, VONDOHREN, GODOWN, MERKEL, PAUCH JR TO CHASE MODIFIED WIN


The New Egypt Speedway will be a  busy place Thursday night, June 3rd when the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Tour invades  the  popular three-eighth mile, for their first return visit to the state of New Jersey in 32 years.  The USAC wingless sprints are known around the country for their "bring you to the edge of your seat" three wide racing excitement.   It's definitely, "Elbows Up" for this show!

The powerful New Egypt Big Block Modifieds will join this gate-buster Double Header on Thursday night, June 3rd.    Several modified outsiders have indicated their plans to battle the best of New Egypt including Brett Hearn, Duane Howard, Craig Vondohren, Ryan Godown, Shawn Merkel and Billy Pauch Jr., just to name a few.   Local modified "hot shoes" expected to defend their turf include 2009 Champion Rick Laubach, Jimmy Horton, Frank Cozze, Willie Osmun, Keith Hoffman, Mark Forte and Sam Martz.

Both divisions will compete in a series of qualifying events all leading up to the $6,000 to win 40 lap USAC wingless sprint feature and a $3,000 to win Big Block Modified 30 lap main event.

Current AMSOIL National Sprint Tour point leader Damion Gardner of Concord, CA will lead all competitors to New Jersey for this "wild and wooly" event.   Other expected entries include Jerry Coons Jr. of Tucson, AZ,  Levi Jones of Olney, IL, Bryan Clauson of Noblesville, IN,  Tracy Hines New Castle, IN,  Robert Ballou, Rocklin, CA,  Dave Darland, Lincoln, IN, Shane Cottle, Kokomo, IN, Ricky Williams, Canton, OH and Brady Short of Bedford, IN.   Local sprint drivers planning to compete include Mark Bitner, Josh Weller and Jonathan Swanson.  The USAC Eastern Storm Racer's Challenge  is presented by RS, EH&D, Newcrete Products, DHA and Sherwin Williams.

Gates will  open at 5 PM.  General admission tickets are $30 for adults, $10 for children 6-11 and our young friends under the age of 6 will be admitted for free.

All the Details:
When: Thursday night, June 3    7:30 PM   Gates open at 5:00 PM
Where:  New Egypt Speedway    720 Route 539  New Egypt, NJ  08533 (GPS Friendly address 702 Pinehurst Road)
What:   USAC Wingless Sprints "Eastern Storm Racers Challenge"  $6,000 To Win. . . . Plus BIG Block Modifieds  $3,000 To Win!
Admission: $30  Adults, $10 Children 6-11, Children under 6 Free
Pit Fee:   $35, license is not required
Track #:   609-578-1900
Website: www.newegyptspeedway.net or www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com.


ORDER OF EVENTS

5:00 PM         GATES OPEN
6:15            Drivers Meeting
6:45            Modified Warm-ups
                USAC Sprint Warm-ups

                National Anthem

                USAC Sprint Time Trials
                Modified Heats  10 laps
                USAC Sprint Heats  10 laps
                Modified Consolation  10 laps
                USAC Sprint  "B" Main  10 laps

                Intermission

                40 lap USAC Wingless Sprint Feature  $6,000 to win
                30 lap  Modified Feature   $3,000 to win


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