Saturday, August 19 Sprint Cars Return to Orange County Fair Speedway

MIDDLETOWN, NY – Sprint Cars powered by 360 cubic inch engines headline the four division racing program Saturday, August 19 on the five-eighths-mile Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. The northern-based Patriot Sprint Tour are joining forces with the more southern United Racing Club for the “360 Sprint Challenge” that includes qualifying heats and an exciting, fast-paced feature race and bragging rights for this type of open-wheel racing competition.

Nine time champion Curt Michael is the current URC point leader, while Jared Zimbardi tops the Patriot’s point chase.

In addition to the URC and Patriot Sprint Cars, the Small-Block Modifieds, Sportsman, and Street Stocks will also see action in qualifying heats and feature races. The Orange County Big-Block Modifieds are not scheduled, but will return on August 26.

A-Verdi Office and Storage Containers is the night’s presenting sponsor.

Admission prices for the August 19 race meet remain at $15 adults, $13 seniors, and $1.00 for children 12 and under. The exceptionally full night of racing begins promptly at 6:30 pm.

Ticket sales for all remaining 2017 race dates, including the September 16 Eve of Destruction and the 56th Annual Eastern States Weekend (October 20-22) and track information is available at the Orange County website,, or from the Track Office. Call 845-342-2573 during business hours.


August 26 — Accord Speedway Night-King of the Catskills Qualifier sponsored by Val-Pak — Big-Block Modifieds, Sportsman, Rookie Sportsman, Street Stocks, and Vintage Modifieds. Crane Golf Challenge Series Point Race No. 4 for Street Stocks. Also Kids Club.