New Egypt’s Modified Title to be Decided on September 8

NEW EGYPT, NJ – On Saturday, September 8 at New Egypt Speedway, the season long battle for the 2018 Modified title along with the accompanying $10,000 check will be decided during Modified Championship and First Responders Night.

Following twin 20-lap features on September 1, a change took place at the top of the Modified standings. After losing the point lead to Billy Pauch Jr. on Saturday, August 18, David VanHorn regained the top spot with 795 points. Pauch Jr., who is the defending track champion, trails VanHorn by only five markers. Danny Bouc is in third place with 743 and Brandon Grosso is in fourth with 740. The top five is rounded out by John McClelland and his 726 total in points.

Along with the Modifieds, the Hammer Sportsman, Street Stocks and 4-Cylinders will be in action. Plus, all First Responders will receive free grandstand admission with proper identification.

On Saturday, September 8, the pit area at New Egypt Speedway opens at 3:00 p.m. with the grandstand gates unlocking at 4:00 p.m. Hot laps get cranked up at 5:00 p.m. and the racing action begins 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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