Accord Speedway Offers Something For Everyone Next Tuesday, May 19 With New York Truck Parts Inc. ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ Presented By Shakelton Auto & Truck Center; Large Payout, Fan Giveaway, Bonuses & Awards Add Up For Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Stop

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Accord Speedway Offers Something For Everyone Next Tuesday, May 19 With New York Truck Parts Inc. ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ Presented By Shakelton Auto & Truck Center; Large Payout, Fan Giveaway, Bonuses & Awards Add Up For Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek StopDSC_0335

ACCORD, NY – Accord Speedway will have something for everyone next Tuesday, May 19.

A talent-laden field of racers, a huge payout, bonuses, awards and even a race fan giveaway highlight the New York Truck Parts Inc. ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ presented by Shakelton Auto & Truck Center at the Ulster County quarter-mile oval.

The special midweek event is headlined by the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek big-block/small-block Modifieds in a 53-lap event paying $5,300-plus to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 just to take the green flag. This event is the third of eight races in the Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region $15,000 championship battle currently led by Stewart Friesen of Sprakers, N.Y.

Also on the card: Open vs. Crate 602 Sportsman in a 25-lap feature offering a $1,000 winner’s share and Slingshots running a 20-lap main with $300 going to the victor. There is a rain date in place of Wednesday, May 20.

Special awards and bonuses are adding up quickly. Economy Movers, based in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., has signed on as the Hard Charger Award sponsor, providing a $200 bonus to the driver advancing the most positions from their scheduled start to the finish of the 53-lap STSS Modified event. Economy Movers also added $50 each to laps 20 and 40 in the main.

Rock Fantasy Concert, Smoke Shop & Pinball Room of Middletown, N.Y., will reward the Halfway Leader in the STSS Modified main with $150 cash. Laps are filling up quickly for the event and will be distributed at $20/lap to drivers rotating through the top-seven running order.

Zubi’s Racing owner Dave Zubikowski has instituted a unique fan incentive. Five lucky fans will receive $20 gas cards via a drawing of general admission ticket stubs during the evening.

Halmar International of Nanuet, N.Y., has signed on for a pair of Orange County (N.Y.) Fair Speedway bonuses. With OCFS silent for an off-weekend on May 23, competitors choosing to compete in the ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ will be rewarded. The top-finishing OCFS big-block regular in the order of finish will receive $150, while the highest-placing small-block takes home $100.

The top-finishing representative from Thunder Mountain (N.Y.) Speedway in the 53-lap main will earn a cash bonus of $100 for their efforts courtesy of speedway management. A similar $100 bonus will be handed out to the leading New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway representative.

ASI Trophy & Awards will boost the top-finishing Accord (N.Y.) Speedway regular’s earnings by $100 at the finish of the extra-distance 53-lap main.

A number of product awards and certificates will be handed out, as well, from Allstar Performance, American Racer/Lias Tire, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Fast Axle, Hi-Tek/VP Racing Fuels, Shiley Fabrication, S&W Awards and Vahlco Wheels.

Hunt’s Machine will reward the highest-placing, Accord-sealed Crate 602 Sportsman engine with a $200 bonus following the 25-lap Sportsman main.

The ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ celebrates its third running in 2015. Last year, Anthony Perrego of Montgomery, N.Y., emerged from an intense tussle with Tommy Meier to score the victory. In the inaugural ’13 running, Danny Creeden of Wurtsboro, N.Y., was the winner.

For the ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ pit gates open at 3 p.m. Grandstand gates will be unlocked at 4 p.m. A drivers’ meeting is planned for 5:45 p.m., with hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m.

Adult grandstand admission is $22. Seniors (ages 65 and over) pay $20. Kids 11 and under pay $5. There are limited indoor seats available at $35 each. They can be reserved by contacting the speedway office at 845.626.1142. Pit admission is $35, with no license required.

Complete rules, general information, prices, etc. have been posted on the Short Track Super Series website at the following link: http://bdmotorsportsmedia.com/battle-of-the-bullring-3-general-information-rules-pricing/

Entry forms for all three divisions have been posted and registration is open at this time.

Accord Speedway, a neat-and-tidy quarter-mile clay oval nestled in the hills of Ulster County, is located at 299 Whitfield Road Accord, NY 12404. The speedway is on the web at www.accordspeedway.com.

To learn more about the Short Track Super Series or BD Motorsports Media LLC, visit www.shortttracksuperseries.com or www.bdmotorsportsmedia.com, call 845.728.2781 or e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com. “Like” Short Track Super Series on Facebook or follow @ShortTrackSS on Twitter.

The ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ is presented by New York Truck Parts Inc., Shakelton Auto & Truck, ASI Trophy & Awards, Economy Movers, Halmar International, Rock Fantasy, Thunder Mountain Speedway, Zubi’s Racing & many other marketing partners.

The Short Track Super Series is presented by Hi-Tek Race Fuel, American Racer/Lias Tire, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc., Scotty’s Speed & Diesel, East Coast Speed/ECS Auto, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Allstar Performance, ATL Fuel Cells, Bicknell Racing Products, COMP Performance Group (COMP Cams, Driven Racing Oil & Quarter Master), Crane Ignition, Dirt Track Digest, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Henry’s Stainless Steel Exhaust, Hig Fab Chassis, Hyperco, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Lineman Racing, Pilat Graphic Design, Race Pro Weekly, Racers Guide, S&D Bodyline, S&W Awards, Shiley Fabrication, Simplicity Design, Teo-Pro Car, Vahlco Wheels & VP Racing Fuel.

Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek 2015 Schedule

Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region
Saturday, April 11 – Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, NY: Hard Clay Open – WINNER: STEWART FRIESEN
Tuesday, May 5 – Big Diamond Speedway/Minersville, PA (Combo): Anthracite Assault – WINNER: RICK LAUBACH
Tuesday, May 19 (Rain Date: May 20) – Accord Speedway/Accord, NY: Battle of the Bullring 3
Sunday, June 28 (Rain Date: June 29) – Thunder Mountain Speedway/Center Lisle, NY: Lightning on the Mountain
Wednesday, July 22 (Rain Date: July 23) – I-88 Speedway/Afton, NY: Crazy 8s Special
Tuesday, August 11 (Rain Date: Aug. 12) – Woodhull Raceway/Woodhull, NY: Hustlin’ the High Banks 51
Sunday, September 13 (Rain Date: Sept. 20) – Thunder Mountain Speedway/Center Lisle, NY: Wade Decker Memorial
Friday-Saturday October 9-10 (Rain Date: Oct. 11) – I-88 Speedway/Afton, NY: Short Track SuperNationals 8 – Championship Points

Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region Point Fund (*based on 8 events): 1. $15,000; 2. $7,000; 3. $3,500; 4. $2,500; 5. $2,000; 6. $1,650; 7. $1,550; 8. $1,450; 9. $1,350; 10. $1,250; 11. $750; 12. $650.

Drivers with perfect attendance outside the Top-12 receive $250.

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