Story By: DAVE MEDLER / BREWERTON SPEEDWAY – BREWERTON, NY – As we remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, so we can enjoy the sport we love, kick off your Memorial Day Weekend at the Brewerton Speedway for clay slinging, horsepower, and side by side racing speed this Friday, May 27.
Racing on the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ presented by A-Verdi Storage Containers will feature the methanol breathing winged warriors of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints, racing for $2000-to-win Don Gillette Memorial. The Empire Super Sprints annually bring the top 360 Sprint Car racers in the Northeast, Ontario and Quebec, Canada.
Local Sprint Car stars and fan favorites looking to keep the top-prize at home are Jason Barney, Paulie Colagiovanni, Shawn Donath, Joe Trenca, Tyler Cartier, Sammy Reakes IV, and Chuck and Kelly Hebing.
Also in action will be the ground shaking 800 horsepower Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman, and the AmeriCU Credit Union Mod Lites. Mirabito Four-Cylinders have the night off.
Adult G/A is $25.00, 18 Years old and younger is Free. Pit admission (All Ages) is $40. Pits open at 4:30 pm. Grandstands 5:30 pm. Hot laps at 5:50 pm. First qualifying race is at 7:00 pm.
Camping is free. Please follow the camping sign located in the parking lot along the tree line to the designated camping area.
The action in the Modified division has been as hot as the recent weather, with Tim Sears Jr. leading the way with two straight feature wins.
Not be outdone, the Sportsman and Mod Lites divisions racing has not had a repeat feature winner in 2022.
Top-Five Point standings coming into Friday, May 27.
Modifieds: Tim Sears Jr. (168). Chris Hile (160). Larry Wight (154). Jimmy Phelps (148). Tom Sears Jr. (146).
Sportsman: Zach Sobotka (142). Brandon Carvey (142). Amy Holland (140). Alan Fink (131). Dale Caswell (130).
Mod Lites: Mike Mullen (151). Kyle Demo (151). Clayton Brewer (147). Joel Moller (137). Tucker Halliday (136).