Weedsport Speedway Unveils 2020 Schedule Featuring All-New ‘Cavalcade Cup Weekend’ in September
Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway
Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com
WEEDSPORT, NY (December 20, 2019) – Christmas has arrived early for fans of Weedsport Speedway, as The Port’s full 2020 slate has been released by track officials highlighted by nine premier racing weekends including the all-new ‘Cavalcade Cup Weekend’ on September 11-12.
Beginning on Monday, May 25 with the ‘Heroes Remembered 100’ and running through the ‘Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party’ on Wednesday, October 7, Weedsport will once again sport one of the most diverse racing schedules in the country as the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars, USAC National Sprint Cars, AFT Flat Track Bikes, World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars, DIRTcar 358-Modifieds, Lucas Oil ESS Sprint Cars, RUSH Late Models and more plan to make stops inside the 3/8 mile speed plant.
Aside from the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars moving to a prime summer weekend on Saturday, August 1, the biggest addition to this year’s schedule is the inaugural ‘Cavalcade Cup Weekend’ on Friday, September 11 and Saturday, September 12, featuring six different divisions across two days of action including a Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modified 100-lap finale.
“We’re very pleased once again with the diversity of this year’s schedule, as well as the opportunity to add a fall weekend event to our calendar,” said Weedsport Speedway Promoter, Jimmy Phelps. “Weedsport continues to be home to the fastest cars and biggest stars and our 2020 calendar is built to that point.”
The month of May will kick-off the 2020 schedule with a test and tune session on Sunday, May 3 followed by the Super DIRTcar Series ‘Heroes Remembered 100’ on May 25.
June will again be devoted to Sprint Cars and Modifieds as the Big Blocks will again be paired with the All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars on Sunday, June 7 and the USAC National Sprint Cars on Sunday, June 14.
The American Flat Track Series will return on Fourth of July Weekend with the ‘New York Short Track Bike Night Party’ on Friday, July 3 and the ‘New York Short Track’ special on Saturday, July 4.
Hall of Fame Week at Weedsport will open with the 2020 Dirt Racing Hall of Fame Inductions on Thursday, July 23 followed by the ‘Hall of Fame 100’ on Sunday, July 26 featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds as well as the 7th annual Sportsman Classic 75.
Sprint Cars will return to center stage in August as the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars invade Weedsport on August 1, with the ESS Sprint Cars coming to town on Sunday, August 9 for the ‘ESS Legends Reunion’.
Following ‘Cavalcade Cup Weekend’ on September 11-12, the season will draw to a conclusion with the ‘Super DIRT Week Kick-Off Party’ on October 7, highlighted by the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds and the DIRTcar Sportsman Series.
More detailed information will be out in the coming weeks in regards to each of the events listed above.
The official 2020 Weedsport Kartway racing schedule will also be available in the coming weeks.
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About Weedsport Speedway: Officially opened for the first time on July 24, 1955 – the Weedsport Speedway 3/8 mile dirt oval has produced a legendary list of drivers and champions including Will Cagle, Danny Johnson, Bob McCreadie, Alan Johnson, Jack Johnson, and Dave Lape to name a few. In 2018, Weedsport introduced the all-new Weedsport Kartway, just outside of the Speedway’s main pit area, to begin to foster the next generation of racers, crew members and race fans. Couple the racing with state-of-the-art camping and track amenities, unmatched on-site television production capabilities, plus the ability for large scale concert productions and Weedsport is one of the marquee entertainment venues in the country.
Weedsport Speedway 2020 Schedule of Events
5/3/20 – Test and Tune (All Divisions)
5/25/20 – ‘Heroes Remembered 100’ Featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, plus DIRTcar Sportsman and the CSRA Sprint Car Series
6/7/20 – ‘All-Star Showcase’ Featuring the Ollie’s All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars, plus the Stirling Lubricants Modified Series
6/14/20 – ‘Thunder on the Erie’ Featuring the USAC National Sprint Car Series, plus the Stirling Lubricants Modified Series and CNY Mod-Lites
7/3/20 – ‘New York Short Track Bike Night Party’ Featuring the American Flat Track Series and Huge Fireworks Display
7/4/20 – ‘New York Short Track Event’ featuring American Flat Track Motorcycle Racing
7/23/20 – 2020 Dirt Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
7/26/20 – ‘Hall of Fame 100’ Featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, plus the 7th annual Sportsman Classic 75 and Vintage Stock Car Club
8/1/20 – ‘Empire State Challenge’ Featuring the NOS Energy World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series, plus DIRTcar 358 Modifieds
8/9/20 – ‘ESS Legends Reunion’ Featuring the Empire Super Sprints, plus DIRTcar Sportsman and the Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour
8/23/20 – ‘Rally at the Port’ Custom Car Show
CAVALCADE CUP WEEKEND 2020
9/11/20 – ‘Friday Doubleplay’ Featuring the Empire Super Sprints and DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds , plus the CNY Mod Lites and Live Post Race Entertainment at the Portside Pub
9/12/20 – ‘CAVALCADE CUP 100’ Featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, plus the Rush Late Model Series and the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series
9/13/20 – CAVALCADE CUP Rain Date
10/7/19 – ‘Super Dirt Week Kickoff Party’ Featuring the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Series
**Subject to Change **