Due to the amount of rain last night practice for 7/18/2018 has been canceled.
New Egypt, NJ (July 15, 2018) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Premio Foods Little League Night, Rich Rutski rolled to his second Modified feature win of the year. The Hammer Sportsman feature was taken by Billy Osmun. Bill Liedtka won the Street Stock main event while Joe Garey Sr. was the victor in the 4-Cylinder race.
After the original start was marred by a multi-car tangle in turn one, the 30-lap Modified feature began with polesitter Rich Rutski grabbing the lead and Steve Davis running in second. Following a caution period on the third circuit, Davis sped past Rutski on the restart to gain first place. After a trio of cautions on lap five, Davis was still on top with Rutski and Brian Papiez next in line. Over the next few tours, Rutski began to track down Davis and returned to the lead with ten laps completed. By the halfway point, Rutski had established a comfortable margin over Davis with Billy Pauch Jr. in third, Papiez in fourth and Danny Bouc in fifth. With ten laps remaining, Rutski was beginning to navigate through lap traffic as Pauch Jr. edged past Davis for second. Brandon Grosso, who won the July 7 feature, was continuing his march to the front by moving into fifth on lap twenty-one. With five circuits to go, Rutski had nearly a full straightway advantage over Pauch Jr. with a three car battle for third between Davis, Papiez and Grosso beginning to heat up. Over the final tours, Rutski’s edge over Pauch Jr. narrowed but Rutski held on for his second win of the season and the third of his career. Pauch Jr. finished in second. Grosso won the good clash for third in the closing circuits. Davis came home in fourth and Bouc rallied by Papiez on the last lap to finish in fifth. Rich Rutski, Davey Sammons and David VanHorn recorded wins in the heats for the Modifieds.
New Egypt, NJ (July 8, 2018) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Firecracker 40 presented by Pakenham Motorsports, Brandon Grosso scored the win in the Modified feature. Eddie Strada took the checkered flag in the USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint Car main event. The Crate Modified feature was won by Connor King. Joe Garey, Jr. scored the victory in the 4-Cylinder race.
After two cautions, the Firecracker 40 for the Modifieds got underway with Rich Rutski in front and Ryan Godown next in line. On lap three, the yellow lights illuminated for PJ Oliver. When the green flag waved, Godown raced past Rutski to gain the lead with TJ Lilly riding in third. Following a fourth tour caution period for Billy Pauch, Jr., Godown remained in command as Lilly edged into the runner-up position. At the quarter mark of the event, Godown was pulling away from the field with Brandon Grosso motoring into second place from his eleventh place starting spot. David VanHorn, who started in twelfth, continued his march forward by advancing into third with twelve laps completed. On the thirteenth circuit, Godown’s comfortable edge evaporated as the yellow flag waved for Kevin Vaclavicek. Following two restarts that misfired, action resumed with Godown holding off Grosso and VanHorn to maintain his lead. Grosso methodically reeled in Godown and the two began to duel for the lead as the contest reached the halfway point. After a good battle for first place, Grosso slipped by Godown to take over the front running spot on lap twenty-two. One tour later, a slowing Davey Sammons stopped the action on the track. At this point, a fuel stop took place due to the amount of total laps run under green and yellow flag conditions. Following the brief break in the action, Grosso repelled a challenge by Godown to keep his lead with VanHorn, Ryan Krachun and John McClelland in tow. Grosso began to pull away from his rivals. With ten laps to go, Grosso had built up a large margin over Godown. Through the final tours, Grosso kept his advantage to register his first win of the year and his second career victory in the Modified ranks at New Egypt Speedway. With Godown crossing the line in second, VanHorn completed the race in third. Krachun held off McClelland to finish fourth. Rich Rutski, Ryan Godown and Danny Bouc won the Modified heat races.
Eddie Strada survived a last lap restart to win the 30-lap main event for the East Coast Wingless Sprint Cars. Trevor Kobylarz paced the pack for the opening three tours. On the fourth lap, Steve Drevicki took over. Strada, who started the race in fifth, moved into second with five laps completed. After a good battle for the lead, Strada sped past Drevicki on lap eleven to gain the lead. Over the final third of the event, Strada would fend off the challenges of Drevicki including a final circuit restart to gain the victory. Behind Drevicki, Chandler Leiby was third. After an early race caution, Ryan Godown roared back through the field to finish in fourth. Fifth place was taken by Joey Biasi. The USAC East Coast Wingless qualifying races went to Eddie Strada, Steve Drevicki and Ryan Godown.
In the 20-lap Crate Modified feature, Connor King collected his third checkered flag of the season. Steve Desmelyk led the first two circuits before Ryan Simmons grabbed the lead. The thirteenth place starting King progressed to the front of the field on lap five and remained on top until the completion of the race. Simmons held on for second place with Kyle Kania finishing third. John Aumick and Jeremy Martino completed the top five. Connor King and John Aumick were the victors in the Crate Modified heat races.
New Egypt, NJ (July 3, 2018) – On Saturday, July 7 at New Egypt Speedway, the mighty Modifieds are set to light up the dirt oval with the running of the Firecracker 40 presented by Pakenham Motorsports. The extra distance 40-lap Modified contest will headline the race card as the month of July at the Ocean County facility is set to feature several big events. Pakenham Motorsports drivers Dominick Buffalino and Rich Rutski will be competing against the likes of David VanHorn, Billy Pauch, Jr., Ryan Godown, Danny Bouc, Ryan Krachun, Kevin Vaclavicek, John McClelland, Brandon Grosso, PJ Oliver, Matt Stangle, JR Fulper, Davey Sammons and more.
In addition, the USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint Cars will be making their only 2018 appearance at New Egypt Speedway. Steven Drevicki, Chandler Leiby, Joey Biasi, Jr., Eddie Strada, Ryan Quackenbush, Mark Bitner, Ryan Godown, Larry McVay and others are expected entrants. Drivers from New Egypt Speedway’s Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars division such as Eric Jennings, Heidi Hedin, Karl Freyer, Jermain Godshall and more are likely to be on hand as well. The Crate Modifieds, 4-Cylinders and Garden State Vintage Stock Car Club round out the agenda.
On Saturday, July 7, the pit gates open at 4:00 p.m. and the grandstand turnstiles unlock at 5:00 p.m. Hot laps get started at 6:00 p.m. with racing getting underway at 7:00 p.m. Admission to the grandstand is $25 for adults, $23 for seniors 65 and older, $15 for teens 12-15, $15 for military personal and their spouses with ID, and Kids 11 & under are FREE. Pit admission is $30 with a New Egypt Speedway license and $40 with no license.
New Egypt Speedway is located on Route 539 just minutes from Six Flags Great Adventure and the New Jersey Turnpike. A racy 7/16-mile D-shaped dirt oval, New Egypt Speedway serves Garden State race fans with some of the best competition in the country. New Egypt’s state-of-the-art facilities feature daylight-quality lighting and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. The grandstands are fully wheelchair accessible with wide, clear, and well-groomed walkways. Concession facilities serve up everything from Jersey Burgers to ice cream treats at family-friendly prices.
New Egypt, NJ (July 1, 2018) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Throwback Night, Matt Stangle won his first career Modified feature. The Mr. Crate Classic for the Crate Modifieds went to Connor King. Jermain Godshall bested the field in the main event for the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars. Jon Meyer was the victor in the Street Stock race and Joe Garey, Sr. took top honors in the 4-Cylinder contest.
As the green flag waved to start the 30-lap Modified feature, Modified rookie Matt Stangle grabbed the lead with Steve Davis, Kevin Vaclavicek, Jim Bobbitt and Blaine Bracelin in the chase. Vaclavicek motored by Davis into second with four circuits recorded. On lap eight, the first of two cautions in the event took place for Davey Sammons. When action resumed, Stangle maintained his advantage with Vaclavicek and Davis still in second and third respectively. Behind the top three, two racers, Ryan Godown and Danny Bouc, were making moves to the front of the pack. Godown, who started in eighth and was steering the Steve Searock owned Modified on this night, motored into fourth with eleven laps in the books. The sixteenth place starting Bouc zipped into fifth as the lap counter displayed fourteen. At the halfway point, Stangle was still on top with Vaclavicek in second and Godown in third. As a good stretch of green flag racing continued and only ten laps remaining, the top three of Stangle, Vaclavicek and Godown were almost nose-to-tail and approaching the back end of the field. As the final third of the event began, Stangle began to knife his way through traffic. With six laps remaining, Bouc slipped by Davis to gain fourth place. One lap later, the caution flag waved for the second and final time as the third place running Godown developed a flat right rear tire. On the single file restart, Stangle held onto the front running position with Bouc moving past Vaclavicek to take over the runner-up spot. Over the final few laps, Stangle drove flawlessly to secure his first ever Modified feature victory. Bouc came home in second with Vaclavicek finishing third. A strong run by Davis resulted in a fourth place finish. Modified rookie JR Fulper completed the contest in fifth. The Modified heat races were taken by Brandon Grosso and Ryan Godown.
In the 30-lap Mr. Crate Classic for the Crate Modifieds, Connor King grabbed first place just before the halfway point to win his second feature of the season. Steve Desmelyk paced the pack for the opening two tours before Jeremy Martino proceeded to the front. King, who started the extra distance event from thirteenth, swept by Martino and into the lead for good on the thirteenth circuit. Eric Palmer finished in second. Third place was claimed by eighteenth place starting Sammy Martz, Jr. John Aumick was fourth and fifth went to Martino. Johnny Bangs, Steve Hicks and John Criscione were the victors in the Crate Modified heat races.
Jermain Godshall headed the field the entire distance to win the 20-lap main for the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars. The victory was the first career win for Godshall. Brian Spencer chased Godshall throughout the contest to finish second. Third place went to Heidi Hedin. Karl Freyer was fourth and Rich Mellor completed the race in fifth. The winners in the qualifying events for the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars were Brian Spencer and Jermain Godshall.
|21 Jul 2018 07:00PM |
Presented By: Eastern Auto Parts Warehouse - Modifieds, Mid Atlantic Sprint Car Series Interregional Event, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars & GSVSCC
|24 Jul 2018 07:30PM |
Jersey Rush VIII - 410 Sprint Cars, Modifieds (50 Show-Up Points To Modified Competitors) & Sportsman