New Egypt, NJ – After a number of seasons away, the John Romano Memorial is returning to New Egypt Speedway on Saturday night September 7th. The 30-lap, $840 to win/$84 to start affair is the one that all Hammer Sportsman competitors have had circled on their calendar since the beginning of the season, the event is being presented by 48Barriers.com and G&M Dill Trucking.
Romano, who had nine career wins at New Egypt Speedway passed away after a brief illness in 2009 did anything and everything that he absolutely could to help a fellow racer, whether it was lend them a motor, help change a flat or even run back to his own house to get parts. You name it; John did it to help them out. In fact, Saturday September 7th is the 10-year anniversary of John’s passing.
The number 84, which was synonymous with John’s racing career, will be seen a lot throughout the evening.