May Madness Modified Series Starts this Saturday at New Egypt

NEW EGYPT, NJ – As has been the tradition for the past four years at New Egypt Speedway, the first Saturday in May signifies the start of the May Madness Modified Series. This distinct series features a race within a race as the top-24 drivers in the Modified point standings will compete in a bracket style elimination tournament. The inaugural May Madness Modified Series was won by Ryan Godown in 2014. Billy Pauch, Sr. took home the title in 2015. Dominick Buffalino claimed top honors in 2016 while Danny Bouc was crowned the champion last year. Godown, Buffalino, and Bouc will be seeking their second May Madness Modified Series championship this year. A host of top drivers such as Billy Pauch, Jr., John McClelland, David VanHorn, Rich Rutski, Kevin Vaclavicek, and Davey Sammons will be looking to take the 2018 title. The four race series is set to conclude on Saturday, May 26 with an extra distance 40-lap feature on Salute our Veterans Night.

Along with the Modifieds, Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Hammer Sportsman, Crate Modifieds, 4-Cylinders and the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman will be in action this Saturday at New Egypt Speedway. On May 5, competitors may begin to enter the pits at
3:00 p.m. and the grandstand gates open at 4:00 p.m. Hot laps get underway at 5:00 p.m. with racing starting at 6:00 p.m. Admission to the grandstand is $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for teens 12-15, $10 for military personal and their spouses with ID, and Kids 11 & under are FREE. Pit admission is $30 with a New Egypt Speedway license and $40 with no license.

New Egypt Speedway is located on Route 539 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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