KIRKWOOD, NY – The biggest weekend of racing for 2017 is set to take place on Friday and Saturday this weekend at Five Mile Point Speedway in Kirkwood. Teams from all over the northeast and Canada are expected for the two-day fall tradition at the speedway. Racing on Friday evening begins at 7 p.m. with Saturday racing set for 4 p.m.
The two-day National Quarter Mile Dirt Track Championship Weekend is a long standing tradition at Five Mile Point Speedway. The historic weekend event will see race fans and teams from all over the northeastern United States. The Friday Modified event will serve as the final Modified race of the season. Gary’s U-Pull It on Colesville Road in Binghamton, New York has signed on as the official weekend sponsor. They will have $2 off grandstand admission coupons for both days of racing.
Friday will be highlighted by the Big Block/Small Block Modifieds in the annual fall event. The special 35 lap Modified feature event will pay an impressive $3,500 to the race winner. Last year 60 Modified teams converged on the quarter mile oval for this race weekend. This race has certainly had international flare over the years as it has been won by a Canadian driver on three occasions.
Joining the Modifieds on Friday will be the GRIT Crate Sportsman in a $1,000 to win special, the Xcel 600 Modifieds and a Four Cylinder Open competition event. Racing on Friday evening begins at 7 p.m.
On Saturday racing will begin at 4 p.m. with a jammed packed lineup of action on the quarter mile oval. The GRIT Crate Sportsman will return for day 2 with a $2,000 to win special event. The Fight Night All-Star Street Stocks will do battle in a 25 lap event paying $500 to win and a guaranteed starting spot in the World 100 at the Outlaw Speedway.
Saturday competition will also see a National event for the Tobias Slingshots, FWD Four Cylinders, Factory Stocks, Xcel 600 Modifieds and Empire Sport Trucks.
Kids 12 years old and younger will be admitted FREE both days. Five Mile Point Speedway is the only southern tier speedway to provide free admission for children 12 years old and younger. This Friday will serve as the final Modified event of the season at the speedway. The next and final weekend of racing after this will be on Saturday, October 28th with the running of the “Great Crate Race”, and event that pays $3,000 to win for Crate Sportsman.
For additional information please phone 607-775-5555 or log on to www.5milepointspeedway.com. You may also email the speedway directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Five Mile Point Speedway – “The Home Speedway of the Southern Tier” where kids 12 and younger are admitted FREE to every race event!