$8,000 to Win, $11 to Get In? It’s Happening at Fonda Speedway This Saturday, April 27
Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS
Photos By: Jeff Karabin
FONDA, NY – $8,000 to win. $11 to get in?
Yes, it’s true. This Saturday (April 27), Fonda Speedway hosts its ‘Fonda Allegiance Night’ in an unprecedented program at the ‘Track of Champions’ facility. After rain nixed last weekend’s scheduled Season Opener, ‘Fonda Allegiance Night’ will also kick-start the 2019 season at the track.
The Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds race 30 laps for a mammoth $8,000 to win! Second-place will offer $4,000. As the Season Opener, a draw/redraw format will be in place for this program.
Also on the card: Crate 602 Sportsman competing for $1,000 to win thanks to Eric Orozco Racing, Pro Stocks in a $1,000-to-win main, Montgomery County Office for Aging Limited Sportsman, Trackside Body Works Street Stocks and Cruisers.
All this with NO ADMISSION INCREASE for fans!
Adult admission for Saturday is $11. Seniors (ages 65 and up) and Military/Veterans with ID pay $9. Kids 11 and under are FREE.
In the pit area, Fonda members pay $30. Non-members pay $35. Kids (ages 6-12) pay $10. Children 5 and under pay $2.
Fans are encouraged to wear Fonda Speedway apparel – new and vintage – to show their support for the ‘Track of Champions’ as their home track. The all-new Fonda Speedway Novelty Stand will be open with a full line of apparel on sale.
Gates open at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Hot laps hit the track at 5:30 p.m. and racing gets underway at 6:30 p.m.
All divisions will be able to run American Racer or Hoosier tires as this event falls into the three-week burn-off period instituted by track management.
Since 1953, the ‘Track of Champions’ Fonda Speedway has hosted the best in stock car racing. Now under the management of BD Motorsports Media LLC, the speedway will operate weekly on Saturday nights from April through August plus several special events. Fonda Speedway is located on the Montgomery County Fairgrounds off New York State Thruway Exit No. 28 at 21 S. Bridge Street Fonda, NY 12068.
Fonda Speedway is on the web at www.thefondaspeedway.com. To learn more, call the office at 518.915.4395, like Fonda Speedway on Facebook www.facebook.com/thefondaspdwy or follow on Twitter: @thefondaspdwy.