Story By: AIRBORNE PARK SPEEDWAY – PLATTSBURGH, NY – The 2024 season at Airborne Park Speedway already promises to be a big one. Little by little, pieces of the future of the historic half-mile are being put together.
In the last two weeks, it has been announced that the Short Track Super Series will make its first ever stop at Airborne Park Speedway on May 30th, Sprint Cars of New England on Aug 10th and that Airborne Park will be independently sanctioned.
Now, more pieces of the 2024 Airborne Park Speedway puzzle are revealed.
The 358 Small-Block Modified base point championship will pay $5,000 to win. The Crate Sportsman title will pay $2,000, with a $3,000 bonus attached if the champion wins the Sportsman title at Devil’s Bowl Speedway as well, bringing the total prize money for the double-duty feat to $10,000. The bonus is courtesy of Chris Reckner at Elmo’s Speed and Supply the official Hoosier Tire supplier at both tracks.
The Renegade and Four-Cylinder championships will each pay $500 to win. All point fund money will be paid out at the 2024 Airborne Park Speedway Banquet of Champions, location and date to be determined.
To be eligible for point fund money, drivers must hold 100% attendance at Airborne Park Speedway events in 2024 and purchase a track license. Pit pass fees for regular shows will be $28 for license holders and $38 for non-license holders. Temporary licenses will be available for drivers for one night of racing. Pit pass fees will be increased for bigger events.
Hoosier Racing Tires and Sunoco Race Fuels will be the official tire and fuel of Airborne Park Speedway in 2024. Small-Blocks will be permitted to run VP Racing Fuel as per the DIRTcar rulebook, which will be followed for the Small-Blocks in 2024.