WEEDSPORT, NY – Weedsport Speedway’s ESS/URC Ultimate Wingless Shootout, which took place on Sunday, June 25, will air nationally on SPEED SPORT and MAVTV on Thursday, July 27 at 7 p.m./10 p.m. ET.
The 60-minute broadcast will feature the first ever non-wing 360 sprint car event to be held at the famed Weedsport Speedway.
“Our wingless show with the ESS and the URC was everything we could have hoped for,” said Weedsport Speedway promoter, Jimmy Phelps. “We’re happy to be able to bring this event to race fans all across the country on national television thanks to our great partnership with SPEED SPORT. Our Weedsport Productions team put in a tremendous effort. This is only the beginning.”
Shane Andrews, the longtime voice of northeast Modified racing, will host the broadcast with former dirt and asphalt racer Dan Kapuscinski joining Andrews in the booth with color commentary.
Rich Vleck will handle pit road duties for the show, which will see 24 wingless 360 sprinters in action racing for $5,000 to win.
SPEED SPORT and Weedsport Productions will produce four more broadcasts from Weedsport Speedway this season including the Super DIRTcar Series Hall of Fame 100, the ESS Sprint Car Legends Reunion, and both legs of the Labor Day Double Play with the Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks and the ESS Sprints.
For a full 2017 Weedsport Speedway schedule, visit online at www.weedsportspeedway.com. Fans can also FOLLOW on Twitter @WeedsportSpdwy and LIKE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/weedsportspeedway.
About Weedsport Speedway: Purchased in 2013 by Al Heinke, Weedsport Speedway has returned to a real racers track, providing a complete venue for racers, their families and friends, and for the fans looking for motorsports entertainment. Officially opened for the first time on July 24, 1955 – the Weedsport Speedway 3/8 mile dirt oval has produced a legendary list of drivers and champions including Will Cagle, Danny Johnson, Bob McCreadie, Alan Johnson, Jack Johnson, and Dave Lape to name a few. Today the facility welcomes the best of the best in dirt short track racing from the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series to the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds along with the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds, Sportsman, Pro Stocks, and more. While racing entertainment is the focal point, Weedsport Speedway has gone the extra mile in welcoming Weedsport Productions, which brings the facility full circle with a dedicated digital entertainment team for web, television, and on site screen usage.