Story By: AIRBORNE SPEEDWAY – PLATTSBURGH, NY – Airborne Speedway officials have announced the 2022 racing season schedule, which will begin on Saturday, April 30.
Five premier events are included on the schedule and figure to be action packed and draw fans from across the northeast.
The season will begin with an invasion from the DIRTcar Sportsman Series in an extra distance feature. The following weekend will see a return of 358-Modifieds for a special event with details to be released soon. The opening month will conclude with a special event for the Renegade division, the Renegade Twin 20’s.
The month of June will begin with exciting 360 Sprint Car action as the Empire Super Sprints will hit the Airborne 4/10-mile. A couple weeks later, on Father’s Day weekend, the Sportsman division will do battle in a 50-lap, $1,500 to win event.
The return of the gigantic fireworks display will take place on Independence Day weekend. Race fans and the local community will have the opportunity to enjoy the evening at the speedway and watch the exciting pyrotechnic display. The following weekend will place the Street Stock division on the main stage with an extra distance feature event. July 30 will be a weekend off for the Clinton County Fair.
Big Block and Small Block Modifieds return to Plattsburgh on the first Saturday in August for the Big Block/Small Block Shootout. A couple weeks later, the annual Back to School Backpack Giveaway will give children the opportunity to go home with a new backpack and school supplies for the upcoming school year.
Champions will be crowned in the regular racing divisions on the final event of the season, held on September 3. The Mohawk Valley Vintage DIRT Modified Series will also be in attendance.
More information will be available as the season get closer. The staff and management are excited for the upcoming season and can’t wait until the first green flag of 2022 is unfurled.
- 4-30 Opening Day DIRTcar Sportsman Series 40 Laps
- 5-7 Mother’s Day Special (358 Modified Special)
- 5-14 Law Enforcement Night All Law Enforcement Admitted Free
- 5-21 Weekly Championship Racing
- 5-28 Renegade Twin 20’s
- 6-4 Empire Super Sprints
- 6-11 Weekly Championship Racing
- 6-18 Father’s Day Special (Sportsman 50 Laps, $1,500 to Win)
- 6-25 Weekly Championship Racing
- 7-2 “Light Up the Sky” Gigantic Fireworks Display
- 7-9 Street Stock Special
- 7-16 Make-a-Wish Night
- 7-23 Weekly Championship Racing
- 7-30 Week Off (Clinton County Fair)
- 8-6 Big Block/Small Block Shootout
- 8-13 Military & First Responders Night
- 8-20 Back to School Night
- 8-27 Weekly Championship Racing
- 9-3 Championship Night and Vintage Modifieds