NEW EGYPT, NJ – Entries are starting to roll in for both Modified and Sportsman divisions for New Egypt Speedway’s March Meltdown, which will be held on Saturday, March 18th.
The first three Modified entries to the speedway office are Bryan Kuhl, Brandon Grosso and David VanHorn. Kuhl is looking for more of a consistent season at New Egypt after an eleventh place point standings finish in 2016. Grosso on the other hand was the 2016 New Egypt Speedway Crate Modified Champion and racked up many wins across the region in Sportsman competition over the course of the 2016 season. “DVH” landed in the seat of the RacersGuide.com No. 323 in May of 2016 at New Egypt Speedway and just a few weeks later he landed himself in Victory Lane, he too will be looking to take home the $5,000 winners check.
The Big Block vs. Small Block Modified 50-Lap event will pay $5,000 to the winner, $750 for tenth and $400 to start on March 18th.
Past winners of the March Meltdown include Jeff Strunk in 2011, Jimmy Horton in 2013, Ryan Godown in 2014, Stewart Friesen in 2012 & 2016 with Mother Nature winning the 2015 edition. All four past winners are expected to be in competition on March 18th.
Crate vs. Open Sportsman entries are rolling in as well. 2016 All Star Cup Shootout Crate Modified winner John Aumick has submitted an entry blank along with 2016 New Egypt Speedway Rookie Sportsman Champion Cale Ross, Sportsman winner TJ Lilly and Marty Resnick have also submitted entry forms as well.
The Crate vs. Open Sportsman portion of the program will be 25-Laps paying $1,000 to win and $100 to start.
Entry forms for both classes along with info are available on our website, by clicking the following link, http://newegyptspeedway.net/rules-forms/
Pit Gates will swing open at 12PM with Spectator gates opening at 2PM with Hot Laps beginning at 3PM and Heat Races at 4PM. Adult admission is $25, Seniors 65 & up are $23, Teens 12-15 along with Military and their spouses are $15 and Children 11 and under are FREE.
Ms. Motorsports 2017 Taylor Albert will also be making an appearance at New Egypt Speedway on March 18th.
New Egypt Speedway is located on Route 539 in New Egypt, NJ just minutes from Six Flags Great Adventure and the New Jersey Turnpike. A racy 7/16-mile D-shaped dirt oval, New Egypt Speedway serves Garden State race fans with some of the best competition in the country. New Egypt’s state-of-the-art facilities feature daylight-quality lighting and excellent sightlines from any seat in the house. The grandstands are fully wheelchair accessible with wide, clear, and well-groomed walkways. Concession facilities serve up everything from Jersey Burgers to ice cream treats at family-friendly prices.
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