NEW EGYPT, NJ – 71 cars officially went through inspection at New Egypt Speedway on Saturday for their annual free to the public open practice session. The practice that was held from 12-4 saw teams shaking down their machines in anticipation of this Saturday night’s Opening Night.
Fast-Timers in each weekly Saturday night division and earning Opening Night redraw positions were John McClelland in the Vahlco Wheels Modifieds with a time of 17.011, Rich Mellor in the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars (18.442), newcomer Matt Ellery in the Hammer Sportsman (18.497), second year Crate Modified campaigner Robbie Holzwarth (18.376) and Jimmy Avery in the 4-Cylinders (23.638).
The Chase Begins this Saturday night when Oliver Communications Group presents the Cabin Fever 40 for the Vahlco Wheels Modifieds which will be a 40-Lap main event paying $3,000 to win and $300 to start with regular points plus 25 show up points to all Modified competitors. Also in action will be the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Crate Modifieds, 4-Cylinders and the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman divisions. Pit gates will open at 1PM for tech inspection, Grandstands at 4PM with Hot Laps being at 5PM and the first official green-flag of 2019 flying at 6PM. Adult admission (16+) is $22, Seniors (65+) are $20 with Teens (12-15) & Military w/ID being $12 and Kids 11 & Under being FREE! Pit admission will be $30 with a New Egypt Speedway license and $40 without.
“New Jersey’s Premier Dirt Track Facility”, 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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