SUSSEX, NJ (June 30)……..Drivers who win qualifying heat races at The Big Show 5 presented by Recovery Sports Grill Malta on Tuesday, July 9 at Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Malta, New York, will take home an extra $500 thanks to sponsorship support from JMMB.
The heat race prize money is just one of several additional opportunities for drivers to earn cash and awards beyond the basic Super DIRTcar Modified Series purse structure. The Super DIRTcar Modified Series also includes a number of contingency awards. Added to these are cash and product awards being posted by The Big Show 5. And there’s also 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.
The winner of the night’s main event, the 100-lap Super DIRTcar Modified Series race, will earn at least $9,711.
Top dirt track Modified drivers from across the Northeast are expected to take part in this Summer Spectacular race meet.
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.
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.