SUSSEX, NJ (June 30)……..When racing fans pass through the turnstiles at The Big Show 5 presented by Recovery Sports Grill Malta on Tuesday, July 9 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Malta, New York, they’ll be handed an entry blank for the “Pick the Quick” contest. Fans that successfully pick the five fastest drivers in the evening’s time trials will share a $500 cash prize. Contest entries will be turned in and validated at a designated location prior to the start of time trials. Winners will receive their prize money during on-track ceremonies leading up to the feature race green flag.
Spectator gates for The Big Show 5 Super DIRTcar Modified Series race meet will open at 4:00 PM. Fans are encouraged to come out early and enjoy the attractions. In addition to sampling all the refreshments available, several souvenir trailers offering a wide variety of racing-oriented items will be on site. There will be tables set up for fans to get autographs from top Super DIRTcar Modified Series and Albany-Saratoga Speedway drivers. The autograph session is scheduled for 5:00-6:00 PM.
The Big Show 5, for the Big-Block DIRTcar Modifieds, will include time trials, qualifying heat and consolation races, and the 100-lap feature race. The Big Show 5 will pay the winner at least $9,711 and with special awards money, considerably more.
The special Morris Ford-sponsored Dash for Cash featuring the top-five Super DIRTcar Series point leaders, the top-four Albany-Saratoga Speedway drivers, and a tenth driver to be selected by the fans. A $500 check awaits the winner of the Dash, with positions two through four also receiving checks.
For the first time, The DIRTcar Pro Stock Series, also a traveling series, is the evening’s support division.
All seating is general admission and priced at $24.00; children under 12 $5.00. Pit passes for DIRTcar/Albany-Saratoga/Lebanon Valley members are $30.00; non-members $35.00. VIP Parking, which includes golf cart transportation to the ticket booths, is $5.00.