(May 18, 2019): Billy Pauch Jr. of Milford, NJ captured his second Vahlco Wheels Modified feature event of the young season Saturday night at New Egypt Speedway. Pauch patiently chased David VanHorn for much of the race before squeezing underneath the leader with less than five laps remaining to post his 23rd career victory at the Central Jersey track.
“David gave me a little space and I filled it”, explained Pauch Jr. in victory lane, “We always race each other hard and it is a lot of fun to compete against him on a regular basis.
New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway is in action this weekend and in a big way. This Saturday night May 18th will be Jeep Night here at New Egypt Speedway, all Jeep owners will receive half-price general admission and be able to partake in our Jeep parade on the Speedway during intermission. In action will be the Vahlco Wheels Modifieds, the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Crate Modifieds, Mike’s Performance Center 4-Cylinders and the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman. Pit gates open at 3PM, Grandstands at 4PM with hot laps scheduled for 5PM and racing at 6PM. Adult (16+) admission is $20, Seniors (65+) are $18, Teens (12-15) along with Military w/ ID are $10 with Kids 11 & Under being FREE!
Then on Sunday May 19th at 8AM will be our third Central Jersey Motorcycle Swap Meet of the 2019 season. It is $15 per spot to sell and absolutely free to browse.
New Egypt, NJ (May 12, 2019) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Bordentown/Chesterfield Night, Brian Papiez piloted his ride into victory lane as he won the Vahlco Wheels Modified feature. JT Trstensky was declared the winner in the Hammer Sportsman race. The Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars main event was claimed by Rich Mellor. Jon Meyer won the Street Stock contest while DJ Hunt took top honors in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman race.
As the 30-lap Vahlco Wheel Modified feature began, outside polesitter Brian Papiez sprinted out to the front. After a quartet of caution periods and six tours recorded, Papiez was still on top with TJ Lilly, fourteenth place starter Billy Pauch Jr. and PJ Oliver next in line. By lap ten, Papiez had built a solid advantage over Lilly and Pauch Jr. with Danny Bouc advancing into fourth and Oliver falling back into fifth. At the halfway point, Papiez’s margin was nearly a full-straightaway over Lilly, Pauch Jr., Bouc and David VanHorn. With seven circuits remaining, Papiez was beginning to approach the tail end of the field with Lilly and Pauch Jr. dueling for second. On lap twenty-six, Pauch Jr. swung by Lilly to gain second place. Over the final revolutions, Papiez continued his torrid pace to grab his second win of the season. Pauch Jr. captured the runner-up position. Bouc and VanHorn were able to pass Lilly as well in the closing laps to finish third and fourth respectively. Lilly finished in fifth. Cale Ross, Brian Papiez and Danny Bouc were victors in the Vahlco Wheels Modified heat races.
In action this Saturday night will be the Vahlco Wheels Modifieds, Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman, Street Stocks and the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman. Point battles are starting to really heat up in all weekly NES divisions, so you won’t want to miss this Saturday night’s activities!
Other township nights include Jackson Township Night (June 22nd), Upper Freehold & Hamilton Township Night (July 13th) and Toms River Township (August 10th).
Adult (16+) Admission this Saturday is $20, Seniors (65+) are $18, Teens (12-15) & Military w/ID are $10 while Kids 11 & Under are FREE. Pit gates will open at 3PM with the grandstands opening at 4PM. Hot Laps are scheduled for 5PM with racing scheduled to begin at 6PM.