Brookfield Speedway To Host Short Track Super Series Crate 602 Sportsman On May 28th
Story By: CHRIS MOORE / SHORT TRACK SUPER SERIES – BROOKFIELD, NY – It’s Brookfield Baby! After an extended dormancy, auto racing returned sporadically to Brookfield Speedway – located on New York State’s rustic Madison County Fairgrounds in Brookfield, N.Y. – in recent seasons.
The revered-by-locals facility kicks off the 2023 season in a huge way with the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco in town on Sunday, May 28. The event carries a Monday, May 29 rain date.
STSS Crate 602 Sportsman make the maiden trek into Brookfield for the ‘Fast Cars & Freedom 25’ at the fairgrounds in Round No. 2 of the Precision Hydraulic & Oil North Region.
The inaugural May 28 program kicks off a five-race, special-events schedule at Brookfield.
Brookfield’s Madison County Fair Board management team has been busy during the off-season.
New clay, additional lighting and caution lights, a relocated and renovated tower, and an all-new AMB timing and scoring loop have been installed for the new season at the quarter-mile paperclip.
The 25-lap affair pays a minimum of $1,500 to win and $100 to start the first-ever STSS stop at Brookfield.
STSS Crate 602 Sportsman rules are in place for this event. Tire rule is as follows: Right-Rear American Racer 48 or harder; left-rear American Racer 44 or harder; Right-Front: American Racer 38 or harder; Left-Front: any American Racer tire.
Joining the STSS Crate 602 Sportsman are the Pro Stocks utilizing Fonda and Utica-Rome rules (Street Stocks may compete with the Pro Stocks) Four Cylinders (Fonda and Utica-Rome rules), and both the Senior & Junior Slingshots.
A fireworks display is also on the schedule to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the revamped facility.
For the May 28 event, all gates open at 4 p.m. Penske Racing Shocks hot laps take place at 6 p.m. with racing following at 7 p.m.
Grandstand admission is $15 for Adults and Kids 8 & under get in FREE.
Pit admission is $40 (ages 13 and up), $10 for Kids (ages 6-12) and $2 for Children ages 5 and under.