DADS TO BE HONORED AT WALL STADIUM AUTO RACES THIS SATURDAY (JUNE 16)
Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium
Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com
WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ The Pete and Elda’s Bar/Carmen’s Pizzeria Modified stock cars in a 40-lap feature take center stage at Wall Stadium Speedway this Saturday night (June 16) as the shore speedway presents six divisions of stock car racing and honors fathers. Grandstands will open for this All American Auto Group Racing Series card at 5:00 p.m., qualifying is set for 5:45 p.m. with main events for all divisions starting at approximately 7:00 p.m.
On the speedway the Modified stock cars will compete in a 40-lap main event. Early season standouts Jimmy Blewett of Howell, Andrew Krause of Holmdel, Steven Reed of Jackson and Eric Mauriello will lead the way. Chas Okerson of Freehold, brothers Trevor and Zack Alspach, both of Willingboro, and Derek Hopkinson of Toms River are also expected to be in the field seeking their first win of the year.
Also in the spotlight will be the Center State Engineering Sportsman cars, the Mike’s Performance Center Limited Late Models, the Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars, the Surfside Collision 4 Cylinder Stocks and the O’Shea’s Auto Repair Factory Stocks. All five divisions are slated for 25-lap feature races.
Pit gates will open at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday; with practice starting at 3:00 p.m. Grandstands will open at 5:00 p.m. and qualifying is then set for 5:45 p.m. Main events for all divisions to follow at approximately 7:00 p.m.
Wall Stadium presents professional motorsports events on Saturdays and Sundays through early-October with special post-season races in October and November. The speedway is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400, while CKMotorsports@aol.com is the track’s email address. More information is also available at www.wallspeedwayracing.com.