Opening Night At Brewerton Speedway This Friday; Can Chris Hile Defend His Title From ’22?
Story By: DAVE MEDLER / BREWERTON SPEEDWAY – BREWERTON, NY – The home of the Central New York Big Block Modifieds will come back to life this Friday, May 5 when Stirling Lubricants presents opening night at the Brewerton Speedway.
The high speed and big horsepower race night will feature the Tracey Road DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman, AmeriCU Credit Union Mod Lites, Mirabito Four-Cylinders.
Continuing in 2023 will be the DIRTcar 358 Modified feature bonus for the top-three finishing cars in the Big Block Modified feature. 1. $300. 2. $200. 3. $100.
Super DIRTcar Series racer Chris Hile will be back to defend his Big Block Modified Track Championship against one of the toughest weekly Modified fields in the Northeast.
Looking to dethrone Hile will be other Super DIRTcar Series stars and Brewerton weekly competitors, Jimmy Phelps, Max McLaughlin, Larry Wight, Tim Sears Jr., and Ron Davis III.
Top-ten in 2022 points to never count out are, Tom Sears Jr., Chad Phelps, Jackson Gill, and Zach Payne who won his career first Big Block Modified feature in 2022.
Amy Holland, Matt Caprara, Alan Fink, and Josh Landers will be Modified rookies, plus Chris Mackey will be moving into the Modifieds strengthening an already strong field of cars.
The DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman will have a new champion with 2022 champion Amy Holland in the Modifieds.
Those contending for a championship this season will be 2021 Sportsman Track Champion Zach Sobotka, plus drivers expected to call the ‘D-Shaped Dirt Demon’ their Friday night home includes, Brandon Carvey, Cody Manitta, Kyle Devendorf, Richard Murtaugh, Ryan Dolbear, Stephen Marshall all have the talent to ascend to the top of the mountain. Or will someone unexpectedly make a statement in 2023.
The always consistent Mike Mullen will return to defend his 2022 AmeriCU Credit Union Mod Lites Championship. There will be plenty of stiff competition from, Tucker Halliday, Justin Williams, Tom Mackey, Kyle Demo, Joe Isabell, Joe Garafolo, and others will be looking to take away Mullens crown.
Can anyone slow down 2022 Mirabito Four-Cylinder Track Champion Chris Bonoffski? We will find out starting this Friday, May 5.