“Working Man’s Race” Puts Street Stocks in Spotlight; $1,000 to win Trackside Products Feature; American Racer Champion’s Dash!
Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS
Photos By: Otto Graham/RacersGuide.com
AFTON, NY – The “Working Man’s Race” wouldn’t be complete without a special event for the full-fender weekend warriors.
For the American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10, Street Stock racers will enjoy the limelight on Saturday, October 7 at Afton Motorsports Park thanks to the support of Trackside Products and American Racer/Lias Tire.
For the first time ever, a ‘Champion’s Dash’ will be held with invitations extended to regional Street Stock champions at venues utilizing American Racer tires during the 2017 season.
Champions will take part in a 15-lap dash event. The winner will receive $500 cash. All other participants earn a certificate for a FREE American Racer tire.
Street Stock champions from the following speedways are invited to take part:
Accord Speedway – Travis Brockner
Afton Motorsports Park – Damon Decker
Big Diamond Speedway (Roadrunner) – Kody Sites
Bridgeport Speedway (Outlaw Stock) – Tom Wills Jr.
Five Mile Point Speedway – Doug Polhamus
New Egypt Speedway – Bill Liedtka
Outlaw Speedway – Glen Whritenour
Skyline Raceway Park – Lanson Albanese
The Hill Speedway – Dan Force
Thunder Mountain Speedway – Lanson Albanese
Woodhull Raceway – Dylan Cecce
Aside from the dash, a complete program is planned for the Street Stocks. Thanks to Al Wilcox and Trackside Products, the 20-lap main event will offer a huge $1,000 top prize and $75 to take the green flag. There is no entry fee.
Home track rules apply for the Street Stocks. All cars must run 8-inch maximum width steel wheels and American Racer 70/245 tires.
Two very full days of racing are on the docket at Afton October 6-7.
Friday night, joining the Sportsman American Racer Cup Match Races, are the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Sportsman finale offering 35 laps, $1,500 to win (*with $20 “Gambler’s Fee” posted) and $125 to take the green plus CRSA Sprints, FWD Four Cylinders ($250 to win, $40 to start) and Modified and Street Stock practice, both with incentives.
Saturday is topped by the eighth round of the STSS Halmar International North Region for big-block/small-block Modifieds paying $5,000 to win and $400 to start plus Trackside Products Street Stocks paying $1,000 to win, IMCA-Modifieds in a $400-to-win special and Vintage Modifieds (open to all cars).
American Racer Cup Modified Match Races and the American Racer Street Stock Dash complete the Saturday card.
Complete weekend rules have been posted on the STSS website: http://bdmotorsportsmedia.com/american-racer-cup-short-track-supernationals-10-weekend-rules/
The weekend breakdown, including times and pricing, is at the following link: http://bdmotorsportsmedia.com/american-racer-cup-short-track-supernationals-10-weekend-breakdown/
Afton Motorsports Park is located conveniently off I-88 Exit 7 (Afton), approximately 25 miles north and east of Binghamton, at 46 East Main Street Afton, N.Y. 13730. There is plentiful space for parking and camping. To learn more about Afton Motorsports Park, visit www.aftonmotorsportspark.com.
To learn more about the Short Track Super Series or BD Motorsports Media LLC, visit www.shortttracksuperseries.com or www.bdmotorsportsmedia.com, call 845.728.2781 or e-mail email@example.com. “Like” Short Track Super Series on Facebook or follow @ShortTrackSS on Twitter.
The 2017 Short Track Super Series is presented by American Racer/Lias Tire, VP Racing Fuel, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, Allstar Performance, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Hig Fab, Henry’s Exhaust, HyperCo, Keizer Wheels, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, K&N, QA1, Race Pro Weekly, Racing Optics, Speed51.com, Teo-Pro Car, Velocita, Weld & Wilwood.
Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP 2017 Schedule
Halmar International North Region
Sunday, April 9 – Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, N.Y. ‘Hard Clay Open’ – WINNER: ANDY BACHETTI
Sunday, May 28 – Thunder Mountain Speedway/Center Lisle, N.Y. – ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ – WINNER: ANTHONY PERREGO
Wednesday, June 21 – Afton Motorsports Park/Afton, N.Y. – ‘Afton Action 50’ – WINNER: STEWART FRIESEN
Monday, July 3 – Accord Speedway/Accord, N.Y. – ‘Battle of the Bullring 5’ – WINNER: ANTHONY PERREGO
Sunday, July 16 – Big Diamond Speedway/Minersville, Pa. – ‘Anthracite Assault’ – WINNER: RYAN GODOWN
Tuesday, August 15 – Albany-Saratoga Speedway/Malta, N.Y. – Recovery Sports Grill Stampede ‘toga – WINNER: MATT SHEPPARD
Wednesday, August 23 – Woodhull Raceway/Woodhull, N.Y. – ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 53’ – WINNER: ANDY BACHETTI
Saturday, October 7 – Afton Motorsports Park/Afton, N.Y. – American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10 – Afton Motorsports Park/Afton, N.Y. (Rain Date: October 8)
Thursday, October 19 – Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, N.Y. – Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at Eastern States Weekend (Rain Date: October 20) – CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS