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BLEWETT DOUBLES DOWN IN WALL TUKEY DERBY MODIFIEDS

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BLEWETT (2), KRAUSE WIN WALL TURKEY DERBY MODIFIEDS Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL, N.J. ~ Jimmy Blewett of Howell won both the Tour Modified and Freehold Ford Modified main events during the 44th running of the Turkey Derby at Wall Stadium Speedway while Holmdel's Andrew Krause took to honors in a 50-lap race for Dirt Modified stock cars. The Turkey derby was run on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend and hosted one of the largest fields of competitors and grandstand crowds in recent memory. In the Tour Modified 150-lapper Blewett posted top…

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TURKEY DERBY PRACTICE SET FOR NOVEMBER 11 AND 18 AT WALL STADIUM

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TURKEY DERBY PRACTICE SET FOR NOVEMBER 11 AND 18 AT WALL STADIUM Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Professional auto racers from all divisions that will be participating in Wall Stadium Speedway’s 44th annual “Turkey Derby” on Thanksgiving weekend will have the opportunity to participate in paid practice sessions on November 11 and 18. On each Saturday competitor pit area gates will open at 10:00 a.m. with on track action starting at 11:00 a.m. and running through 4:00 p.m. Although both are paid sessions for the race teams fans are welcome to witness…

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BLEWETT WINS WALL’S SPOOKY MOD 75 SATURDAY

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BLEWETT WINS WALL'S SPOOKY MOD 75 SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ 2017 Freehold Ford Modified stock car driving champion Jimmy Blewett of Howell pocketed $3,000 Saturday evening by winning the 75-lap main event at Wall Stadium Speedway's annual “Spooky Spectacular” stock car event. The post season victory was Blewett's seventh Modified feature race win of 2017 and his first since clinching his third track driving title in September. Blewett started eighth on the grid and slowly bean to work his way to the front from the initial green flag. Zack…

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WALL’S SPOOKY SPECTACULAR SET FOR SATURDAY

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WALL’S SPOOKY SPECTACULAR SET FOR SATURDAY (OCT. 21) OCT. 28 RAINDATE IN EFFECT Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Although the current long range forecast says that October 21 will offer near perfect weather for the annual running of the “Spooky Spectacular” at Wall Stadium Speedway, officials are taking no chances as an October 28 rain date has been announced. On either October 21 of on October 28 if needed, pit area gates will open at 11:00 a.m., practice starts at noon, grandstand seating opens at 2:00 p.m. and qualifying starts at…

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MODIFIED 75 LAPPER HEADLINES WALL STADIUM’S SPOOKY SPECTACULAR

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MODIFIED 75 LAPPER HEADLINES WALL STADIUM’S SPOOKY SPECTACULAR ON OCT. 21 Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ An impressive field of Freehold Ford Modified stock cars can be expected at Wall Stadium Speedway on October 21 when a 75-lap main event offering $3,000 to the winner headlines the annual Spooky Spectacular stock car race. On October 21, pit area gates will open at 11:00 a.m., practice starts at noon, grandstand seating opens at 2:00 p.m. and qualifying starts at 2:45 p.m. with main events immediately to follow at around 4:00 p.m. Newly…

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REED WINS FEATURE; BLEWETT WINS WALL MODIFIED TITLE AT WALL

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REED WINS FEATURE; BLEWETT WINS WALL MODIFIED TITLE SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Steven Reed won the final battle of the Freehold Ford Modified regular season at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night, but a third place finish by Jimmy Blewett earned him the 2017 season-long driving championship. For Howell's Blewett it was his third driving crown at the track. Blake Barney of Jackson jumped into the lead at the outset of the 40-lap race with Jason Treat of Jackson streaking into the lead on lap eight. Treat led the way…

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SIX TITLES UP FOR GRABS AT WALL STADIUM; CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED SATURDAY

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ALL SIX TITLES UP FOR GRABS AT WALL STADIUM; CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED SATURDAY SEPT. 30 Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Tight championship point races that have raged through the summer months are still up for grabs as Wall Stadium Speedway will decide the titles this Saturday night (Sept. 30). Grandstand seating on “Champions Night” will open at 5:00 p.m. on October 8 with qualifying beginning at 5:45 p.m. and main event action to follow. In the event of bad weather for this important evening of competition a rain date of…

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SCISCO TAKES 3RD WIN IN WALL SPORTSMAN RACE

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SCISCO TAKES 3RD WIN IN WALL SPORTSMAN RACE Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Kyle Scisco continued an outstanding rookie season in the Snap On Tools Sportsman division by winning the 25 lap main event during Saturday's “Pack the Track” festivities at Wall Stadium Speedway. The win was the third of the season for the Jackson resident. Brick's Mike Tidaback was the early leader of the contest before Howell's Eric Lane took over on lap nine. Scisco soon completed his run to the front of the 17 car field and took…

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REED TAKES WALL MODIFIED WIN IN CLOSING LAPS

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REED TAKES WALL MODIFIED WIN IN CLOSING LAPS Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Defending Freehold Ford Modified driving champion Steven Reed took a late race win in the 40-lap main event at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. It was the third win of the year for the Jackson resident and his second victory in a row. Ricky Collins of Willow Grove, Pa. was impressive as he rocketed to the lead at the outset. With no cautions to slow the race Collins stretched an impressive lead as Reed, point leader Jimmy Blewett…

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LADIES NIGHT AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (SEPT. 16)

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LADIES NIGHT AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (SEPT. 16) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Female fans of the stock car racing competition at Wall Stadium Speedway will be honored this Saturday night (Sept. 16) as the shore speedway offers a discounted admission price for all ladies of just $10. All fans who attend Saturday night's racing program will also get to meet the female racing stars of the speedway in a special autograph session. Lady racers Shawna Ingraham from the Modified division, Nancy Riggleman and Theresa Collins from the Factory Stocks…

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BLEWETT POCKETS WOODY’S $5105 IN WALL MODIFIED WIN

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BLEWETT POCKETS WOODY'S $5105 IN WALL MODIFIED WIN Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Jimmy Blewett earned $5105 by racing through the pack and into the lead during the closing laps of the Woody's High Banks 105 for Freehold Ford Modified stock cars at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. It was sixth win of the season for the current championship point leader. By virtue of a pole starting spot by turning the fastest lap in time trials Blewett jumped to the lead at the outset with Holmdel's Andrew Krause offering plenty of…

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$5,105 TO WIN WALL STADIUM MODIFIED WOODY’S HIGH BANKS 105 THIS SATURDAY

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$5,105 TO WIN WALL STADIUM MODIFIED WOODY’S HIGH BANKS 105 THIS SATURDAY (AUG. 19) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ The biggest payout of the summer season at Wall Stadium Speedway promises to attract a talent laden field of Freehold Ford Modified stock cars as the shore speedway presents the “Woody High Banks 105” this Saturday evening (August 19). Sponsored by Woody’s Roadside Tavern at 105 Academy Street in Farmingdale, the event offers an astounding $5,105 to the winner! Officials have announced that qualifying will begin at 5:45 p.m. Once qualifying for…

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OKERSON ENDS WIN DROUGHT IN WALL STADIUM MODIFIEDS

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OKERSON ENDS WIN DROUGHT IN WALL STADIUM MODIFIEDS Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Ten time speedway driving champion Chas Okerson ended a winless streak of over a year on Saturday night by winning the 40-lap feature race for Freehold Ford Modified stock cars at Wall Stadium Speedway. It was the Freehold speedster's 18th career Modified win. Because of his lackluster season to date Okerson started on the front row and charged to the lead immediately. The first 34 laps went off without a caution as Jackson's Jason Treat chased Okerson while…

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HOPKINSON WINS 2ND STRAIGHT WALL MOD RACE SATURDAY

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HOPKINSON WINS 2ND STRAIGHT WALL MOD RACE SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Speedway Photos By; John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Derek Hopkinson raced to his second straight win in Freehold Ford Modified stock car racing competition Saturday night by taking the “NAPA Night” 40 lap feature race at Wall Stadium Speedway. It was the Toms River resident’s second win on the season and the sixth Modified win of his career. Shanon Mongeau of Manchester jumped to the lead in the early going with Ricky Collins of Willow Grove, Pa. the runner-up. Blake Barney of Jackson slipped into…

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CONE RACES HEADLINE “NAPA NIGHT/BEACH LUAU NIGHT” AUTO RACING ACTION AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY

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CONE RACES HEADLINE “NAPA NIGHT/BEACH LUAU NIGHT” AUTO RACING ACTION AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (AUGUST 5) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Cone races for the Freehold Ford Modifieds and five other racing divisions will headline “NAPA Night” auto racing action this Saturday night (August 5) at Wall Stadium Speedway. Grandstand seating will open at 5:00 p.m. and qualifying is set for 5:45 p.m. Main event action will follow around 7:00 p.m. A “Beach Luau” theme will also be the focus in the grandstand midway with many summer type activities and…

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KRAUSE, HOPKINSON WIN WALL STADIUM MOD TWINS SATURDAY

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KRAUSE, HOPKINSON WIN WALL STADIUM MOD TWINS SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Andrew Krause of Holmdel and Toms River’s Derek Hopkinson raced to Freehold Ford Modified stock car victories Saturday night at Wall St6adium in the “Pete & Elda’s Bar/Carmen’s Pizzeria Twin 40’.” Krause’s win was his second of the season while Hopkinson grabbed his first win of the campaign. The first Modified race saw Jason Hearne of New Egypt and Hopkinson wrestle for the top spot early before Hopkinson went spinning from contention. Krause then moved to second…

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LAUREIGH, FRENCH AND RAIN WIN AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY

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LAUREIGH, FRENCH AND RAIN WIN AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Just as the Freehold Ford Modified stock cars were taking the track for their 40-lap main event at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night the skies opened up forcing officials to cancel the auto racing card. Before the rain fell a Snap on Sportsman main event and a Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Car feature were completed. In the Sportsman 25-lapper, rain postponed from June, young Jonathan Laureigh of Lanoka Harbor fought off several competitors before taking his…

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WOHL WINS FACTORY STOCK 50 AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY

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WOHL WINS FACTORY STOCK 50 AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Speedway Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Elliott Wohl made his second win of the year a big one as he topped the 50-lap championship race for O’Shea’s Auto Repair Factory Stock cars at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. The race, sponsored by Montano Motorsports, was contested to honor the memory of 1st Lieutenant Ronald Winchester who lost his life serving our nation in Iraq in 2014. Starting near the front in a field started straight up from time trial qualifying the Beachwood…

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FIVE MAIN EVENTS, DEMO DERBY AND DISCOUNT ADMISSION ON “PACK THE TRACK NIGHT” AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY

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FIVE MAIN EVENTS, DEMO DERBY AND DISCOUNT ADMISSION ON “PACK THE TRACK NIGHT” AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (JULY 15) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Auto racing fans have a big event slated for this Saturday (July 15) at Wall Stadium Speedway with five main events and a Demolition Derby during “Pack the Track Night” action. A special discounted admission price of just $10 for adults and $5 for students aged 7 to 17 will be offered. Kids 6 and under are always free. Spectator seating will open at 5:00 p.m.,…

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REED AND RAIN TOP WALL STADIUM TWIN MODIFIED RACES

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REED AND RAIN TOP WALL STADIUM TWIN MODIFIED RACES SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Two time and defending Freehold Ford Modified stock car driving champion Steven Reed of Jackson and a sudden downpour later in the evening topped the scheduled Twin 35 lap Modified main events at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. The rain, which suddenly began falling just after 9:00 P.M., also claimed a companion 25-lapper for the O’Shea Auto Repair Factory Stocks. In a Modified main event that suffered many early caution flags New Egypt’s Jason Hearne was…

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BLEWETT WINS HARD FOUGHT GSC AT WALL SATURDAY

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BLEWETT WINS HARD FOUGHT GSC AT WALL SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Howell’s Jimmy Blewett battled with several top competitors before finally taking the checker flag in the Garden State Classic for Freehold Ford Modified stock cars at Wall Stadium Saturday night. The race has proven to be a special one for the Blewett family as both his father, John Blewett, Jr., and his brother, the late John Blewett III, have won the race in the past. Jimmy Blewett’s Saturday night win was his fourth in the annual summer classic.…

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WALL STADIUM MODIFIEDS READY FOR GARDEN STATE CLASSIC THIS SATURDAY

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WALL STADIUM MODIFIEDS READY FOR GARDEN STATE CLASSIC THIS SATURDAY  Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Many of the top drivers in asphalt Modified stock car racing are ready to compete in one of the most prestigious events in the sport as Wall Stadium Speedway presents the 56th running of the Garden State Classic this Saturday evening (June 24). Current plans call for spectator seating to open at 5:00 p.m., with qualifying slated for 5:45 p.m. and main event action to follow around 7:00 p.m. This year’s 125-lap format, offering $5,000 to…

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BLEWETT WINS MODS AT WALL SATURDAY

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BLEWETT WINS MODS, RIGGLEMAN WINS TWO FACTORY STOCKS AT WALL SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium  Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Howell’s Jimmy Blewett raced from ninth on the starting grid to win his fourth Freehold Ford Modified stock car main event in five tries Saturday night at Wall Stadium Speedway. Manchester’s Scott Riggleman was also in the spotlight by winning two of three 25-lappers for the O’Shea’s Auto Repair Factory Stocks. In the Modified race Jason Hearne of New Egypt and Jackson’s Steven Reed struggled for the top spot early before Reed toke control on…

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MOMS TO BE HONORED AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY

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MOMS TO BE HONORED AT WALL STADIUM AUTO RACES SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Mothers will be in the spotlight at Wall Stadium Speedway this Saturday (May 13) evening as moms who enter the grandstand area will be rewarded with a discount admission price of just $15 and a free flowering plant courtesy of John Gasko and Son Farm and Greenhouses in Monroe while supplies. All of the fans that attend the evening’s events will be rewarded with high-speed action from five racing divisions on the high-banked third mile paved…

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BLEWETT WINS SECOND STRAIGHT WALL MODIFIED RACE SATURDAY

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BLEWETT WINS SECOND STRAIGHT WALL MODIFIED RACE SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Jimmy Blewett returned to the winner’s circle for the second straight Saturday night at Wall Stadium Speedway topping the 40-lap main event for the Freehold Ford Modified stock cars. The win moved the Howell resident to a fourth place tie on the all-time speedway win list with standout racer Tony Siscone with 59 wins. The win also moved Blewett out of a 58 win tie with legendary driver Tommie Elliott. When the green flag dropped on this one…

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CONE RACES AT WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY

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CONE RACES AT WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY (MAY 6) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Auto racing fans have a big event to look forward to this Saturday (May 6) with four divisions of racecars competing in “cone races” during a five division racing program. Current plans call for spectator seating to open at 5:00 p.m. on this “Cinco De Mayo Fiesta” themed night, with qualifying slated for 5:45 p.m. Main event action will follow around 7:00 p.m. On the famous third mile high-banked paved oval the Freehold Ford Modifieds will…

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BLEWETT WINS WALL MODIFIED OPENER SATURDAY IN FRONT OF LARGE CROWD

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BLEWETT WINS WALL MODIFIED OPENER SATURDAY IN FRONT OF LARGE CROWD Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Before one of the largest opening night crowds in recent memory Jimmy Blewett of Howell raced to victory in the headlining 40-lap feature race for the Freehold Ford Modified stock cars at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night. It was Blewett’s 58th career main event win at the shore speedway.   After setting fast time in time trial qualifying Blewett rocketed to the lead at the outset. Although he was never headed Blewett fought off challenges…

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AUTO RACING AND ON-TRACK PARTY SET FOR WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY

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AUTO RACING AND ON-TRACK PARTY SET FOR WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (4-29) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Wall Stadium Speedway auto racing fans will not only have the opportunity to witness seven feature races this Saturday (4-29) evening but will also be able to meet the drivers, get a close up look at the cars and walk the famous third mile high banked paved oval as the shore speedway presents “Fan Fest.” On Saturday the pit area will open at noon with practice running from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. Grandstand seating…

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Wall Stadium Title Chase Goes Green This Saturday

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5 OF 6 WALL STADIUM CHAMPS WILL DEFEND TITLES AT SATURDAY’S (APRIL 22) SEASON OPENER Story By: JEFF GRAVETT / WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: JJ LANE / RACERSGUIDE.COM WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. - April 18, 2017- Five of the six Wall Stadium Speedway 2016 stock car driving champions will defend their titles when the third mile high banked paved oval opens its 67th anniversary season this Saturday night (April 22). Grandstand seating will open at 5:00 p.m. with qualifying slated for 5:45 p.m. and the first main event planned for 7:00 p.m. The Freehold Ford Modifieds are set for…

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FINAL WALL STADIUM PRE-SEASON PRACTICE SET FOR SATURDAY

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FINAL WALL STADIUM PRE-SEASON STOCK CAR PRACTICE SET FOR SATURDAY (APRIL 15) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ After an impressive number of racecars from all divisions took advantage of Saturday’s (April 8) first pre-season practice session at Wall Stadium Speedway, an even larger number of race teams is expected to participate in this Saturday’s final pre-season test session. The third mile high banked paved oval will present the final practice session this Saturday (April 15) from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A special session for rookies will run from 10:00 a.m.…

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FREE GRANDSTAND ADMISSION FOR WALL STADIUM STOCK CAR PRACTICE SATURDAY

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FREE GRANDSTAND ADMISSION FOR WALL STADIUM STOCK CAR PRACTICE SATURDAY (APRIL 8) Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Auto racing fans will have the opportunity to check out the new cars that will see competition in 2017 free of charge as Wall Stadium Speedway will present the first of two pre-season practice sessions this Saturday (April 8) from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A special session for rookies will run from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. before all racers are allowed on the track from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. While the…

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ROOKIE PRACTICE SESSIONS SET FOR WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY

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ROOKIE PRACTICE SESSIONS SET FOR WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY PRE-SEASON ACTION Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL, N.J. ~ Three pre-season “rookie practice sessions” have been set at Wall Stadium Speedway so that new racers can have plenty of time on the third mile high banked paved oval before regular season action begins. The three sessions are set for April 1 from 11 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and on April 8 and April 15 from 9 until 10 a.m. The racing season officially starts on Saturday night, April 22, and continues through the annual running of…

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FREEHOLD FORD SPONSORS WALL MODIFIEDS

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FREEHOLD FORD SPONSORS HEADLINING MODIFIEDS AT WALL STADIUM SPEEDWAY IN 2017 Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL, N.J. ~ John Marotta’s Freehold Ford, which has served the Monmouth and Ocean County area as a premier automotive dealership since 1937, is the official sponsor of the headlining Modified stock car division at Wall Stadium Speedway in 2017. The season officially starts on Saturday night, April 22, and continues through the annual running of the Turkey Derby on Thanksgiving weekend. Located on Rt. 9 near Rt. 79 in Freehold, NJ, Freehold Ford is proud to be one…

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Blewett and Mauriello Team Up For Part Time Wall Modified Schedule

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Blewett and Mauriello Team Up For Part Time Wall Modified Schedule Story & Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com When Turkey Derby weekend was over this past November, a borderline tragedy occurred. Eric Mauriello who has posted a number of wins including a Tour-Type Modified win at Turkey Derby in 2014 as well as finishing in the Top-3 in points on a few occasions was left without a ride. Dick Barney’s “Big Red” No. 14 in which Eric was driving, will be wheeled by Dick’s grandson Blake this coming season at Wall Stadium and a few other race tracks in the area.…

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HIRSCHMAN SWEEPS TURKEY DERBY MODIFIED RACES AT WALL SATURDAY

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HIRSCHMAN SWEEPS TURKEY DERBY MODIFIED RACES AT WALL SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Throughout the 2016 season Matt Hirschman lived up to his nickname “Big Money Matt” by winning many of the high paying races he entered. The Northampton, Pa. resident did it again on Saturday at Wall Stadium Speedway by winning both the Tour Type Modified and Wall Modified feature races during Turkey Derby XLIII. These two wins are added to the “Woody’s 105” race victory that he enjoyed in the summer here. Hirschman collected a combined $9,000 by…

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Jimmy Blewett Plans Four Division Assault At Turkey Derby

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Jimmy Blewett Plans Four Division Assault At Turkey Derby Story & Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com No driver in the history of Wall Stadium has won more races during the 42-year history of Turkey Derby than Jimmy Blewett. Blewett has amassed 16 total wins in the annual post-Thanksgiving Classic also known as Turkey Derby in Wall/SK Modifieds, Tour Type Modifieds and last year adding a Dirt Modified win to that ever growing resume. This year the Howell, NJ driver who is better known as “Showtime” will again compete in Tour-Type Modified action aboard the family owned No. 76 to go along…

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After A Career Season, Timmy Solomito Is Taking His Driving Talents To Turkey Derby

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After A Career Season, Timmy Solomito Is Taking His Driving Talents To Turkey Derby Story & Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com After winning the first four races of your NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour career and finishing a career best third in the season long points standings, with nine Top-5’s and 11 Top-10s in 17 starts, how else would you want to end your season? At Turkey Derby of course. Long Islander Timmy Solomito who picked up wins in the Icebreaker at Thompson, his home track at Riverhead Raceway on Long Island, Seekonk Speedway and Monadnock Speedways in NWMT competition in 2016…

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ALL-STAR FIELD EXPECTED FOR WALL STADIUM TURKEY DERBY

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ALL-STAR FIELD EXPECTED FOR WALL STADIUM TURKEY DERBY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium - Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ If the quality and quantity of race cars at the November 12 Turkey Derby practice and the interest of other Modified stock car drivers can be any indication the 43rd running of the Turkey Derby stock car classic at Wall Stadium Speedway will feature an all-star field. The event is presented on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend and set during the daylight hours. On hand for the November 12 practice and turning fast times were…

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TURKEY DERBY PRACTICE SET FOR NOVEMBER 12 AND 19 AT WALL STADIUM

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad”] TURKEY DERBY PRACTICE SET FOR NOVEMBER 12 AND 19 AT WALL STADIUM Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium - Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Professional auto racers from all divisions that will be participating in Wall Stadium Speedway’s 43rd annual “Turkey Derby” on Thanksgiving weekend will have the opportunity to participate in paid practice sessions on November 12 and 19. On each Saturday competitor pit area gates will open at 10:00 a.m. with on track action starting at 11:00 a.m. and running through 4:00 p.m. Although both are paid sessions for the race teams fans…

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KRAUSE SWEEPS SPOOKY MOD 50’S AT WALL SATURDAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad”] KRAUSE SWEEPS SPOOKY MOD 50’S AT WALL SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium - Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Andrew Krause fought off both heavy competition and mechanical trouble Saturday and won both 50 lap main events for the Downs Ford Modified stock cars during the annual “Spooky Spectacular” at Wall Stadium Speedway. The Holmdel resident, who finished third in regular season points that concluded on October 15, now has five wins this season. In the first 50-lapper Krause fought off Howell’s Jimmy Blewett most of the way. When Blewett had late race trouble…

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Turkey Derby Notebook

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Turkey Derby Notebook By: Pete MacDonald 294 Cars competed in the Weekend's festivities which is a huge improvement from last year where 236 cars competed across the nine divisions. (21 Sportsman, 30 Wall/SK Modifieds, 29 Tour Modifieds, 18 Dirt Modifieds, 35 TQ Midgets, 23 Limited Late Models, 20 4 Cylinders (Friday), 19 4 Cylinders (Sunday), 24 Legends(Friday), 26 Legends (Sunday) 25 Factory Stocks (Friday), 24 Factory Stocks (Sunday) After setting seventh quick time in the Tour-Type Modifieds Brendon Bock was disqualified and his time was disallowed. Officials had determined that his tires had been tampered with and was…

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PREECE AND BLEWETT ARE WALL TURKEY DERBY MOD CHAMPS

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] PREECE AND BLEWETT ARE WALL TURKEY DERBY MOD CHAMPS WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ During a weekend that offered as many slow speed track drying laps by safety vehicles and a jet dryer as it did high speed laps by powerful racecars Ryan Preece of Berlin, Ct. and Jimmy Blewett of Howell were crowned Modified champions during the 42nd Turkey Derby stock car classic at Wall Stadium. Despite the fact that the third mile paved oval had to be dried on Friday morning, Saturday morning, late Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning all racing events were completed. In Saturday’s Tour…

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Is Turkey Derby Time ‘Showtime’ for Jimmy Blewett?

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Is Turkey Derby Time 'Showtime' for Jimmy Blewett? By: Pete MacDonald There is no secret that Jimmy Blewett loves racing at Wall Stadium, he grew up literally just five minutes up the road in Howell, NJ. I'm also willing to bet that Jimmy has just as many laps around the 1/3 mile high-banked speedway than just about anybody else in its history. The driver they call "Showtime" will be again chasing Turkey Derby glory this week, in somewhat of a homecoming for the 35 year old driver. Jimmy who has primarily competed on the dirt at New Egypt…

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Mauriello Aiming For Back To Back Turkey Derby Wins

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Mauriello Aiming For Back To Back Turkey Derby Wins By: Pete MacDonald On November 28th of last season, not very many people outside Wall Stadium knew the name Eric Mauriello, that would all change the following day as Mauriello scored what many would consider a huge upset victory in Turkey Derby XLI at Wall Stadium. The second generation driver from Howell, NJ who was driving probably one of, if not the most iconic pavement modifieds throughout the United States in Dick Barney's "Big Red" 14, Mauriello would take the lead for good on Lap 125 and not look…

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Ryan Preece Leads Cast of Invaders To Turkey Derby; Top 3 in NASCAR Whelen Modified Points Planing To Attend

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Ryan Preece Leads Cast of Invaders To Turkey Derby; Top 3 in NASCAR Whelen Modified Points Planing To Attend By: Pete MacDonald Ryan Preece confirmed to Racers Guide.com on Monday that he does plan on being in attendance for the 42nd Annual Jersey Shore Festival of Speed also known as Turkey Derby at Wall Stadium. Preece finished eighth in last year's Derby driving Tommy Baldwin's No.98. Preece is coming off of a season in which he was able to compete in the last four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races of the season driving for Mike Curb in the…

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ALL-STAR FIELD EXPECTED FOR WALL STADIUM TURKEY DERBY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] ALL-STAR FIELD EXPECTED FOR WALL STADIUM TURKEY DERBY WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ If the quality and quantity of race cars at the November 14 Turkey Derby practice and the interest of other Modified stock car drivers can be any indication the 42nd running of the Turkey Derby stock car classic at Wall Stadium Speedway will feature an all-star field. The event is presented on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend and set during the daylight hours. On hand for the November 14 practice and turning fast times were Tour Type Modified standouts Keith Rocco of Berlin, Ct.,…

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WALL STADIUM TURKEY DERBY STARTING TIMES ANNOUNCED

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] WALL STADIUM TURKEY DERBY STARTING TIMES ANNOUNCED WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Starting times for two pre-race practice days and the three day 42nd annual Turkey Derby stock car racing spectacular at Wall Stadium Speedway have been set. Scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend events are set during the daylight hours. In preparation of the Turkey Derby officials have announced that paid practice sessions will be held on both Saturday November 14 and Saturday November 21. Grandstand admission is free for both practices, which will run from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Pit area gates will…

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THREE-DAY WALL STADIUM TURKEY DERBY SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] THREE-DAY WALL STADIUM TURKEY DERBY SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ The three day schedule for the 42nd annual Turkey Derby stock car racing spectacular at Wall Stadium Speedway has been announced. Set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend events have been scheduled during the daylight hours. On Friday the Snap-on Sportsman cars will compete in a 50-lap main event, the Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars will battle in a 30-lapper and the O’Shea’s Auto Repair Factory Stocks and the Green Monster Insulation 4 Cylinder Stocks will each battle in 40-lap races. Practice for all…

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Turkey Derby XLII Schedule Announced

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Turkey Derby XLII Schedule Announced The schedule for the annual festival of speed held on Thanksgiving weekend known as Turkey Derby at Wall Stadium has been released. The 42nd Annual Turkey Derby will be held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday November 27th, 28th, and 29th. Competing divisions on Friday include the Sportsman going in a 50-Lap distance, the Legend Cars going battle for  30 laps on the high banks, along with the Factory Stocks and 4-Cylinders both competing in 40-Lap Features. Saturday's divisions will again be headlined by the Tour-Type Modifieds competing in a 150-Lap $5,000 to win…

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MAURIELLO WINS HAUNTED HUNDERD AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] MAURIELLO WINS HAUNTED HUNDERD AT WALL STADIUM SATURDAY WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Everything went well for Eric Mauriello on Saturday afternoon as he set fast time in time trials, started from the pole position and fought off competitors to win the “Haunted Hundred” for Downs Ford Modified stock cars at Wall Stadium Speedway. The victory was worth $5,000. Mauriello jumped to the lead at the outset of “The Thriller” program’s main event and held off recently crowned champion Steven Reed of Jackson through the initial non-stop 33 laps. Brick’s Ron Frees soon took over second spot and chased…

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