Weedsport Speedway’s Test and Tune Opens 2019 Season
Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway
Photo By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com
WEEDSPORT, NY (May 6, 2019) – More than 20 dirt track racing machines took to Weedsport Speedway on Sunday afternoon in preparation for the 2019 season.
A host of Modifieds, Sportsman, 360 Sprint Cars, Mod Lites, 4-cylinders and vintage racers took advantage of some two hours of testing time on a beautiful afternoon.
Modified competitors included the likes of defending Super DIRTcar Series champion, Matt Sheppard, as well as Jimmy Phelps, Chad Phelps, Ronnie Davis III, Greg Birosh and Kyle Coffey.
Dave Marcuccilli and AJ Kingsley, newcomers to the 358 division in 2019, also joined the Modified ranks for the afternoon.
Chuck and Kelly Hebing took laps on Sunday in their 360-sprinters while the Sportsman were led by Brandon Ford.
Camping and tickets are currently available online for the 2019 racing season at www.weedsportspeedway.com. Click on the “Tickets” tab at the top of the screen to learn more.
The Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series will join the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprints Cars on Sunday, May 19 for a fast-paced one-two punch to open the season in the A-Verdi Storage Containers Empire State Challenge. The mighty Modifieds will compete for a $3,000 top prize with a $500 358-Modified bonus on the line.
The Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series will feature a total of six events in 2019, with a $2,000 prize going to the overall series champion following the September 2, Labor Day 100.
Former NASCAR star Kasey Kahne will join the World of Outlaws on May 19 at Weedsport for the tours only stop in the state of New York all season long.
For a full 2019 schedule and Weedsport Speedway information be sure to visit online at www.weedsportspeedway.com. Fans can also FOLLOW on Twitter @WeedsportSpdwy and LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/weedsportspeedway.
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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. Together, Weedsport Speedway and Kartway are excited to bring fans and followers a schedule of 15 racing events in 2019, hosting everything from Karts and Sprint Cars, to Late Models and Modifieds, Pro Stocks and Micro Sprints, even Flat Track Motorcycles. 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.