Lucrative $10,000-To-Win ‘Dirty Jersey 4’ Coming To New Egypt Speedway Tuesday, June 14; Short Track Super Series Modifieds, URC Sprint Cars & Crate 602 Sportsman Tripleheader Plannederik158@gmail.com
The ‘Dirty Jersey 4’ is slated for New Egypt Speedway, with big-block/small-block Modifieds racing 40 laps for a mammoth $10,000 winner’s share. The event serves as Round No. 5 of the STSS Velocita South Region which got underway in March.
Also on the program are the United Racing Club (URC) 360 Sprint Cars and Crate 602 Sportsman. A rain date of Wednesday, June 15 is in place if needed.
The ‘Dirty Jersey’ event is extremely lucrative for competitors, with $10,000 going to the winner, $1,000 for 10th-place and $400 to take the green. There is additional lap money, product awards, contingency bonuses and more, as well.
A welcoming rules package will allow for various engine combinations to take part in the program.
Spec head small-blocks, with Grandview/Big Diamond/New Egypt seals ONLY, weigh 2,275 lbs. (gasoline) or 2,350 lbs. (methanol) and may utilize sail panels. All other combinations (open small-block – 2,400 lbs., big-block – 2,500 lbs. and “Delaware big-block – 2,600 lbs.) will be outfitted with standard windows.
Tires permitted are American Racer 33 or harder (fronts), 44 or harder (left-rear) and 48 or harder (right-rear).
Entering the ‘Dirty Jersey’ at NES, Stewart Friesen of Sprakers, N.Y., leads the Velocita South Region standings. Friesen, the most recent winner at Delaware International Speedway in Delmar, Del., holds a 52-point edge over defending series champion Ryan Watt (353-301). New Yorker Anthony Perrego, Pennsylvania’s Craig Von Dohren and Delaware driver Jordan Watson complete the front five in the standings.
The $8,500 STSS South championship and ensuing top-10 will be decided at the series finale in late August at Georgetown, Del.
Wurtsboro, N.Y., driver Danny Creeden is the defending ‘Dirty Jersey’ winner. Other past victors include Matt Sheppard (2014) and Rick Laubach (2013).
Crate 602 Sportsman will have the top-18 positions locked in via timed hot laps. The remainder of the field will be set with a B-Main. A 20-lap feature will pay $750 to win and $75 to take the green flag.
URC Sprint Cars will qualify via heat races and take part in the ‘Turnpike 25’ main event.
Complete times, rules and general information can be found at the following link: http://bdmotorsportsmedia.com/
Located in New Egypt, N.J., New Egypt Speedway features a daylight-quality lighting system and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. There are clean, heated restrooms, a monitored playground area for young fans and restaurant-quality concession stands serving up a full menu at family style prices. The racy, 7/16ths-mile clay oval hosts tight, wheel-to-wheel, all-out competition. New Egypt Speedway’s GPS address is 720 Route 539 New Egypt, NJ 08533 and the speedway website is www.newegyptspeedway.net.
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