The 2017 edition of the Quaker Steak and Lube Tenth Annual Dirt Track Heroes Car Show is heading into the final countdown stages of the event highlighting the past, present and future of auto racing all coming together under one roof at the Mall in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Another longtime sponsor has joined the growing list of advertisers for the event and everything is pointing in the right direction for the fabulous week long gathering.
The doors of the Phillipsburg Mall will swing open to the public at 11 AM on opening day set for Sunday, March 5th. The interview session of Nazareth Speedway driving legends will follow with a special event honoring “The Pride of Pen Argyl” Tighe Scott and racing writer and publisher Lew Boyd (Paved Track/Dirt Track). The Phillipsburg Mall, located on Route 22 East in Phillipsburg, NJ, has proven to be a popular setting for this special annual event and will offer a multitude of race cars, racing memorabilia, collectibles and photos on display throughout the course of the show. The show continues to be FREE of charge to the Mall traffic and will conclude March 11th with the Flemington Historical Society offering a tribute to the great open wheel racing that took place at the “famed square” Flemington Speedway..
Quaker Steak and Lube Restaurants is the lead sponsor for the Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show. The 55 stores making up Quaker Steak and Lube, annually sell more than 80 million wings per year and “The Lube” is recognized as “The best wings in the USA.” and features 25 signature sauces. The Phillipsburg location has also been dubbed “The Official Restaurant of the Dirt Track Heroes” show. To contact the restaurant, call: 908 454 2900 or check out their website at: www.thelube.com Before or after the show head to Quaker Steak and Lube and get recharged and refueled in a great sports setting.
The latest sponsor signing for the week-long racing extravaganza is Martocci’s Automotive located in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Owner Tommy Martocci has not only built himself a solid reputation as a solid competitor in the racing world but his twenty five plus years of mechanical excellence in the automotive field has been the foundation for his very successful auto repair business. Located at 26 North Second Street in Stroudsburg, Martocci’s Automotive is “Your Pocono Automotive Specialist” offering the most competitive labor rate and a one hundred percent guarantee for their expert services. Martocci’s Automotive is a complete automotive repair facility offering new car warranty services, alignments, 30-60-90K services, air conditioning service and repair, exhaust repair, transmission service, diagnostics, electrical, suspension, engines, tune-ups, cooling systems, tire and also offer high performance engines and parts as well. Contact them at: 570 517 2777 with any questions or to make an appointment or log on to their website at: www.martocciautomotive.com Shop hours are: Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 8 AM until 6 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 8 AM until 8 PM and Saturdays from 8 AM until 2 PM.
The Dirt Track Heroes Show is extremely proud and thankful to the great list of associate sponsors assembled for the upcoming show. To our loyal racing fans, we ask that you please support these fine institutions whenever you have the opportunity to do so. These great sponsors are the life support of the show and to do the show without them would be extremely difficult to accomplish. In place thus far is the IRCO Community Federal Credit Union who has been a sponsor since the inception of the show in 2008. Contact IRCO at: 908 859 1811 and check out their website at: www.ircocu.com. Smith Fabrications, home of the Stage One Modifieds, can be reached at: 610 462 4302 or their website at: www.smithfabrications.com Premio Foods offer a great line of Sausage Products. Visit their website at: www.premiofoods.com R&F International Muffler & Brake is located at 1951 West Main Street in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania and the phone number is: 570 476 2120. Alex’s Tire/Breidingers Speed Shop is located at 102 Commerce Way in Stockertown and can be reached at: 610 759 8743 or: www.alexstire.comEnterprise Car Sales is on board for the show and can be reached at:484-661-4555 or their website at: www.enterprisecarsales.com
Searock Fabrication and Speed Supplies is located at 2172 Community Drive in Bath, PA and the number to reach the shop is: 610 496 5026. Adams Brother Used Auto Parts can be reached at: 610 264 2334. Hamlin Speedway kicks-off in April with7 divisions of great racing on Saturday nights. Contact the speedway today at: 570 420 5500 or their website at: www.hamlinspeed.com Try the S&S Speedways Indoor Go Karts for some honest to goodness fun. Check out the website at: www.SSSpeedways.comJeff’s Automotive is located at 4110 William Penn Highway in Easton and the number to reach them is: 610 253 6565 or visit their website at: www.jeffsautomotive.com
All area race tracks have been invitedto the show and all historical racing groups including Tri State, Flemington, Reading, Nazareth, Harmony and Dorney Park will have their memorabilia on display and their many scrapbooks open for the fans to take another long look at the glory years of racing and possibly find a picture or two they want to purchase as a keepsake from past glory or racing exploits. The announcing team of Ed and Steve Pados, Bobby Stull, Justin Beltrame and Alex Greenzweig are in place to handle the interview sessions for the tenth consecutive season and guest announcers will assist throughout the week. The show has also incorporated Drag Racing into the show and all drag strips in the area have been invited to take part in the show.
Entries are now accepted to display at the 10th Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show. More information is available by calling: 443-513-4456 or complete the entry form located on the home page of the: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com web site or through email at: TOTHILL98@aol.com. You may also contact Steve Pados at: 484-784-7756 or through email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow the simple instructions posted on the web site to register. Space is available for race cars of all divisions, drag cars, show cars, vendors and race tracks as well.
The Dirt Track Heroes Car Show will again offer a great keepsake event souvenir program book and apparel The Phillipsburg Mall is open Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM and from Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 9 PM.
Tenth Annual Quaker Steak & Lube
Dirt Track Heroes Car Show
2017 Schedule of Events
Sunday- March 5 – (Starting at 1:00) – Enterprise Car Sales, Jeff’s Automotive and Huston’s Automotive presents Dirt Track Heroes Car Show Opening Ceremony honoring racing legend Tighe Scott and author Lew Boyd (Paved Track/Dirt Track) with Driver Interviews and Autograph Session: Saluting Nazareth Speedways and Dorney Park Speedway
Monday- March 6 – (6:30 PM) – Alex’s Tire/Breidinger’s Speed Shop and Murante’s Auto Repair presents Straight Line Fever Drag Racing Night featuring Island Dragway, Harmony, Old Bridge and Mountain View Dragway
Tuesday- March 7 – (6:30 PM) Adam’s Brothers Used Auto Parts and Persa’s Auto Repair presents the “Stars of Tomorrow” featuring all Quarter Midget Clubs: Blue Mountain, Lehigh Valley, West End Raceway, Keystone, Oaklane, Phoenixville, South Jersey and Garden State
Wednesday- March 8 – (6:30 PM) – Hamlin Speedway/S&S Speedways and Smith Fabrication/Stage One Modifieds presents Hamlin Speedway all divisions, Snydersville Raceway, Mahoning Speedway, Accord Speedway, and Orange County Fair Speedway
Thursday- March 9- (6:30)- Searock Fabrication & Speed Supplies and Ralph’s Radiator presents New Egypt, Bridgeport, Grandview, Big Diamond Raceway and X-Cel Modifieds
Friday – March 10 – (1st Show (4 p.m.) – Premio Foods & RF International Muffler presents Special Edition “The Legends of Racing” honoring Grand Marshal Sammy Beavers with many legendary stars from Reading, Nazareth, Harmony and Flemington expected to participate.
Second Show- (6:30 PM)- Martocci Automotive, Dean’s Auto Sports and Carl’s Auto Repair & Chrin’s Automotive presents Salute to Open Wheel Racing Divisions-Thunder on the Hill, ATQMRA, ARDC Midgets, Action Track USA, Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series Sprint Cars, 358 and 360 Sprint Car Divisions
Saturday – March 11 – (1:00) –-Premio Foods and Enterprise Car Sales presents Special Tribute to Open Wheel Racing Legends from Flemington Speedway & Flemington Speedway Historical Society, Harmony Speedway and Nazareth Speedways
Mall Hours: Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. –
*Schedule subject to change