NEW EGYPT, NJ – The roar of racing engines, the rush of adrenaline, and the thrill of 410 Sprint Cars has filled race fans with anticipation for Tuesday, July 24. This is the date Pioneer Pole Buildings present Jersey Rush VIII – a thrilling tripleheader featuring the region’s most popular racing divisions, plus a pre-race pit party – at New Egypt Speedway.
Jersey Rush VIII combines the only New Jersey appearance of 410 Sprint Cars, plus Modifieds and Sportsman for a full night of action on the racy D-shaped clay oval.
The event is a co-promotion between Lenny, Danny, and Davey Sammons along with Bob Miller.
The 410 Sprint Cars will race for a $5,000 winner’s share, $1,000 will go to the tenth-place finisher and $300 to start the A-main. The area’s fastest Sprint Car drivers will compete in 10 lap heat races – set from time trials, and a 12 lap B-Main before the 30-lap main event.
Previous Jersey Rush winners Greg Hodnett, Ryan Smith and, defending race winner, JJ Grasso are among the first to enter the July 24 event. While fan favorites like Danny Dietrich and Lucas Wolfe are chasing their first victories at the Jersey dirt track.
The Modifieds will compete for a $3,000 top prize with $1,000 going to the fifth-place finisher. Modified drivers will draw for heat race groups and take part in timed warm-ups with an invert of four heading into the qualifying heats. Six cars will qualify with the top-four finishers locked into the redraw. There is no entry fee but drivers are encouraged to pre-register by calling 443-513-4456.
Rounding out the card, an open vs. crate Sportsman challenge. More details on the formant for the sportsman will be released shortly.
Before the racing action, fans will be treated to a special pre-race Meet and Greet from 5:30-6:15 PM. All race fans are welcome to visit the pit area and get an up-close look at the stars and cars competing in the JERSEY RUSH VIII. Spectators can enter the pit area from the gate behind the fourth turn grandstands.
Adult Admission for Jersey Rush VIII is $30, Children (6-11): $10 and Children 5 and under are FREE! Pit admission is $35 with no license required.
Pit Gates open at 3:30 PM, Grandstands open at 5:00 PM, the Driver’s Meeting will be at 6:15 PM, Warm-Ups at 7:00 PM, Sprint Car Time Trials at 7:15 PM and racing at 7:30 PM.
Pioneer Pole Building presents…
JERSEY RUSH VIII
Tuesday, July 24 7:30 PM
New Egypt Speedway
720 Route 539
New Egypt, NJ 08533
Event Information: Len Sammons: 609-888-3618
Bob Miller 443-513-4456
410 Sprints Modifieds
2011 JJ Grasso Billy Pauch
2012 Daryn Pitman Jimmy Horton
2013 JJ Grasso Billy Pauch
2014 Ryan Smith Billy Pauch
2015 Greg Hodnett Duane Howard
2016 Greg Hodnett Ryan Godown
2017 JJ Grasso Billy Pauch Jr
About New Egypt Speedway
With state-of-the-art facilities, New Egypt Speedway feature daylight-quality lighting system, 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 sausage sandwiches to ice cream treats at family-style prices. On the track, the multi-grooved 7/16-mile D-shaped clay oval serves the Garden State race fans with some of the best competition in the country.