Story By: RON SZCZERBA / FONDA SPEEDWAY – FONDA, NY – On Saturday, July, 29 the CRSA Sprint Cars will make their second visit of the 2023 racing season at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway. Parks Companies will present the racing program at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds track.
Also, in competition at Fonda on Saturday will be all regular divisions including the Amsterdam Truck Center Modifieds, the Swagger Factory Apparel Crate 602 Sportsman, the Below Zero Ice Cream Pro Stocks, the Montgomery County Office for Aging Inc. Limited Sportsman, and the Fonda Fair Four Cylinders.
Gates will open at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday evening followed by Hot Laps at 6:00 p.m. and racing at 7:00 p.m.
The CRSA Sprint cars have run eight racing programs so far in 2023 with the event winners including Jordan Hutton leading the way with three feature wins, Billy Vaninwegen Jr. and Tomy Moreau both with two feature wins, and Tim Iulg with one single victory. When the CRSA Sprints were at Fonda earlier this year, Moreau was the winner of the event.
According to the CRSA Sprint website, Hutton leads the point standings going into the event at Fonda this Saturday followed in the top five by Dalton Herrick, Moreau, Tyler Chartrand, and Kyle Pierce.
There have been a total of 28 CRSA Sprint events at Fonda between 2009 and 2023 with 14 different drivers winning those events. Leading the way with five victories at Fonda is Mike Kiser followed by local favorite Danny Varin with four wins; Josh Pieniazek and Cory Sparks both with three wins; Kyle Smith, Jeff Trombley, and Jordan Hotton all with two wins apiece while Dylan Swiernik, John Matrafailo, Tyler Rice, Jordan Thomas, Brett Jaycox, Josh Flint, and Tomy Moreau all have one victory apiece.
Fonda Speedway Weekly Report
Miss any action from last week’s racing? The Fonda Speedway weekly report can take care of that. A 90 second summary of the previous Saturday racing action will air throughout the week across seven local radio stations including:
- WCSS 1490 & 106.9 in Amsterdam/Schenectady
- WIZR 930 & 102.9 in Johnstown/Fonda/Gloversville
- WKAJ 1120 & 97.9 in St. Johnsville/Canajoharie
- WYVS 96.5 in Speculator and the North Country
If you are a race fan that gets to the track early, be sure to check out the Fonda Speedway Museum & Hall of Fame which is located on the Fonda Fairgrounds at the rear of the parking area going down towards turn four. The museum is open from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on race days and admission is free!