Alfred State Presents Woodhull Opening Night

By Kenny Shupp Jr.

WOODHULL, NY-One of New York State’s highly acclaimed colleges will sponsor the season opener at the Woodhull Raceway on Saturday, April 22, 2023.

Alfred State College in Alfred, NY will be onboard to help Woodhull Raceway owners, Terry and Niki Brewer kick off the 2023 campaign and the popular Upstate New York College is no stranger to the High Banked one-third of a mile clay oval.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have representatives of Alfred State back at Woodhull to help open the 2023 season. For the past several years Alfred State has been here to sponsor events and they offer unique opportunities for young students looking to further their education after high school.”  That according to the Brewer’s.

Alfred State has a massive curriculum list for potential students to choose from including 2- and 4-year degrees in such areas as nursing, agriculture, criminal justice, animal husbandry, engineering, and trades such as building, electrical as well as heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. With campuses in Alfred and Wellsville, Alfred State is a highly acclaimed college with a high graduation rate setting successful students up for a lifetime career in their respective fields. 

In addition, Alfred State has one of the few Motorsports Program’s in the United States offering men and women the opportunity to get firsthand experience with many going on to careers in NASCAR, NHRA, INDY Car and other high profile national sanctioning bodies. Many choose to be crew members, engineers, crew chiefs and team leaders in various Motorsports capacities.

For more information regarding Alfred State including all eighty available curriculum, student financing and more go to

For the Brewer’s, 2023 marks their fourth season as owners and promoters of the historic Steuben County Facility and they will follow tradition with their season opener with the season kick off consisting of the NAPA Crate Sportsman, Doug Gross Construction RUSH Late Models, Southern Tier Customs Street Stocks, KMD Excavation Hobby Stocks as well as the Wicked Tee’s Mini, Front Wheel Drive and Warrior Divisions.  

The Insinger Performance Modifieds will not start their 2023 season until the following Saturday, April 29, 2023. 

Pit and grandstand gates open at 4:30 with hot laps at 5:30 and the first green waving at 6:30 pm.

Adult general admission tickets are priced at $13 for the April 22 event. Woodhull offers an Early Bird Special offering $1 off the Adult GA ticket price for the first hour the gates are open. Kids 8-12 with a paid adult and Seniors 62+ receive discount ticket prices.

For updates including any weather updates leading up to and including the day of the April 22 season opener go to

For directions to the track, the complete 2023 schedule of events, class rules, payouts, sponsor information and more log on at


The Knowles Brothers, Brian #7 and Jason #4 in Doug Gross Construction RUSH Crate Late Model Action.

Photo by Joe Kaminski.  JGK Motorsports.