MIDDLETOWN, NY – Saturday evening, April 24 will find the H.O. Penn Small-Block Modifieds racing for a $3,000-to-win 25-lap feature that is sure to attract several outside invading teams and drivers. In addition, the Wicked Truck Worx Back-to-Back Bonus is in effect, adding $300 to the winner’s purse should he or she score a repeat victory from the previous race meet. Only “show up” points will be awarded for this event. Qualifying races will set the field for the big feature race.
Joining the Small-Block Modifieds will be the Arkel Motors Sportsman division drivers, who will be battling in qualifying races for starting slots in their 20-lap feature race. The Wicked Truck Worx Back-to-Back Bonus will also be in effect for the Sportsman competitors with $200 in extra prize money for a repeat victory. And to round out the evening, the Rookie Sportsman drivers have a 12-lap race in their second outing of the season.
Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the stands will be open but with limited seating. Fans may also choose to enjoy the races from the unique Orange County Drive-In section. General admission either for the stands or the Drive-In is $20 adult, $16 seniors, and free for children 12 and under. As a convenience for fans, guaranteed Drive-In parking spaces in Rows D, E, and F of the Drive-In may be reserved for $15. Unsold spaces in these rows will be available at the gate on race day. Fans may purchase tickets by calling the Speedway Office at 845-342-2573. Spectator gates will open at 4:00 pm. Prepaid 2020 Season Tickets will be honored.
OCFS will follow and enforce CDC and New York State COVID-19 protocols. Masks are required to use any of the fairgrounds facilities and to move about the grounds. Everyone is asked to maintain safe distancing. In the Drive-In, announcements and race calls can be heard over FM 107.7.
Fans unable to attend in person, may order live multi-camera streaming of the races on the OCFS website www.orangecountyfairspeedway.net.
For competitors: Transponders and one-way radios are mandatory. Fire suppression equipment is required for all open wheel divisions (Big-Block Modified, Small-Block Modified, Sportsman, and Rookie Sportsman) and strongly recommended for Street Stocks. Street Stocks must have fire extinguisher. Pit passes are $25 for members, $35 non-members.
Media member must request credentials prior to April 24. No requests will be honored on race day. Contact Doug Dulgarian at ddulgarian@OCFSRacing.com with your request.
So that there are no misunderstandings, both competitors and fans are urged to read the detailed instructions posted on the OCFS website for following the protocols and restrictions. Everyone’s cooperation will be the best assurance of having a successful 2021 racing season. Please consult the OCFS website www.orangecountyfairspeedway.net for all the latest news and information. Call 845-342-2573 for tickets and Drive-In reservations.