Story By: DAVE MEDLER / FULTON SPEEDWAY – FULTON, NY – Milton CAT, the Northeast’s dealer of Caterpillar Equipment, has signed on as the title sponsor of the 37th running of the annual Outlaw 200 Weekend at Fulton Speedway in 2023.
The event has expanded to a three-day event, adding a full night of racing on Thursday, September 28 to this prestigious event.
The IMCA STARS Mod Lite East Coast Nationals anchors the new Thursday night program that will also feature Milton CAT Outlaw Weekend Championship events for Hobby Stocks, Four Cylinders and Novice Sportsman.
The winged warriors of the Empire Super Sprints will join the Milton CAT Outlaw Weekend for the first time as the headline class of the Friday night portion. Heats and consolations for the Industrial Tire of CNY Sportsman Shootout and four Milton CAT Outlaw 200 qualifiers for Modifieds will also be on tap.
The Saturday Milton CAT Outlaw 200 qualifying format will remain unchanged. Heats, Consolations, Last Chance Showdown and the $20,000-to-win 200-lap Milton CAT Outlaw 200 will be joined by last chance showdowns and the 50-lap Industrial Tire of CNY Sportsman shootout.
New this year, the Milton CAT Outlaw 200 returns to its roots, as a 358-Modified event. A series of qualifying events have been established for the Milton CAT Outlaw 200 at several 358-Modified tracks. Drivers can earn guaranteed starting spots for the 37th Milton CAT Outlaw 200 at these events:
- Saturday, May 27 Brockville (Ont.) Speedway
- Sunday, May 28 Glen Ridge Motorsports Park
- Wednesday, June 28 Can-Am Speedway
- Saturday, July 29 Weedsport Speedway
- Saturday, August 5 Airborne Speedway
- Saturday, September 16 Autodrome Drummond
- Friday, September 22 Albany-Saratoga Speedway
- Friday, September 25 Ransomville Speedway
“We are thrilled to welcome Milton CAT on board one of the Northeast’s most prestigious modified events,” said Cory Reed, Fulton Speedway GM, “The racing community is one large network of hands-on operators and mechanics so it’s a natural fit.”
Fulton Speedway will open for the season on Saturday, April 22 with open practice from 2-4 pm. Then on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, the Speedway will host the season opening Highbank Holdup Weekend.
Brewerton Speedway, central New York’s Friday night home for DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, roars back to life on Friday, May 5 for a full season of action featuring Tracey Road Equipment Modifieds, Dot Foods Sportsman, AmeriCU Mod Lites and the Mirabito 4-Cylinder Superstocks.
The complete 2023 Fulton and Brewerton Speedway schedules can be found on their respective websites.