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Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium

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WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ The Pete and Elda’s Bar/Carmen’s Pizzeria Modified stock cars, the O’Shea’s Auto Repair Factory Stocks and the Mike’s Performance Center Limited Late Models will take center stage at Wall Stadium Speedway this Saturday night (Sept. 1) as they compete in main events to celebrate the Labor Day weekend. Also seeing action will be the Surfside Collision 4 Cylinder Stocks. Grandstand seating will open at 5:00 p.m. and qualifying is set for 5:45 p.m. The evening’s main event action will follow around 7:00 p.m. Adults will enjoy a discount admission of just $15.

On the famous third mile high-banked paved oval defending champion Jimmy Blewett of Howell will lead the way with expected competition coming from Andrew Krause of Holmdel, Steven Reed of Jackson, Derek Hopkinson of Toms River and Chris Reynolds of Howell, just to name a few. With the 2018 regular season title chase entering the final stretch this 40-lap race takes on added importance.

The Factory Stocks also have an important 50-lap main event scheduled. Top point men Mike Montano of Freeport, N.Y., Elliot Wohl of Beachwood and Scott Riggleman of Manchester are just a few of the racers expected to enter. Twin 25-lap main events for the Limited Late Models will see big winner Shanon Mongeau of Manchester in the field, with top runners Joe Mongeau of Brick, Harry Schaeffer of Cateret and Dom Casola of Holmdel also expected to compete.

In the grandstand midway the theme for the night of action will be a Labor Day BBQ featuring BBQ food offered at the refreshment stands and country music on the public address system.

Saturday’s schedule will see the competitor pit area open at 1:00 p.m. Regular practice will start at 3:00 p.m., while spectator seating will open at 5:00 p.m. Qualifying for the night’s program starts at 5:45 p.m. and main events will follow at 7:00 p.m.

Wall Stadium presents professional motorsports events on Saturdays and Sundays through early October. Special events are also featured in the fall including the “Spooky Spectacular” in October and the season ending Turkey Derby on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend. 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 is the track’s email address. More information is available at