The clock is ticking and the event staff of the Tenth Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show continues to work feverishly in preparing for another great event as it all comes together when the past, present and future of auto racing roll in to Phillipsburg, New Jersey. While there is still some finishing touches to be added the show, The Dirt Track Heroes Car Show Team has put in countless hours to be primed and ready to go when the doors of the Phillipsburg Mall swing open to welcome the return of the show on opening day set for Sunday, March 5th. The show encompasses the majority of the local short track scene and will continue its week long run through Saturday night, March 11th.
The Phillipsburg Mall, located on Route 22 East in Phillipsburg, NJ, has proven to be a popular setting for this special event and will offer a multitude of race cars, racing memorabilia, collectibles and photos on display throughout the course of the show. The week long show continues to be FREE of charge to the Mall traffic and the 2017 edition of the show will be the trend setter of the many shows that are scheduled during the year. With an exciting and diverse schedule of events to whet the appetite of any true race fan, large crowds are expected to fill the wide walkways of the Phillipsburg Mall.
A solid list of Associate Sponsors has joined the popular show as the event hits a milestone in 2017 with this being the tenth edition of the popular racing oriented show. Huston’s Automotive, Carl’s Auto Repair, Dean Autosports and Ralph’s Radiator have all signed on for the show. Huston’s Automotive owner and former racer Danny Huston is located at 20 East Lawn Road in Nazareth, PA with a phone number to reach him at: 610-759-7581 or through his website at: www.hustonsauto.com Danny is a longtime business owner with hours from 7 to 5 Monday thru Friday. Huston’s offers complete automotive and radiator repair as well as PA State Safety and Emissions, Transmission Service, Electrical Troubleshooting and computer diagnostic service and repair.
Dean’s Autosport & Repair is former racer Dean Curtis and is located at 380 Oak Street in East Stroudsburg, PA.with a phone number to reach him at: 570-421-6946. Dean Curtis is affordable, honest and down to earth and is the go to guy when your car is malfunctioning. Business hours are 9 to 6 and he specializes in Diesel-Fuel Injection parts and service. When you need the master mechanic, call Dean’s Autosports.
Carl’s Auto Repair is located at 1230 West main Street in Stroudsburg, PA and the phone to reach him is: 570-476-3005. Carl’s business hours are 7 to 7 daily and 7 to 4 on Saturday, Carl has the quality reputation to go above and beyond the call of duty to keep your car functioning properly. Offering auto repair and service, auto inspections and more, give Carl a call today.
Ralph’s Radiator is located at 616 Main Street in Stockertown, PA and the phone number to reach him is: 610-759-0405. Owner Ralph Stampone is a longtime race fan and has 23 solid business years behind him and offers the very best in radiator work and automotive repairs. Business hours are 9 to 5 daily.
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 you to 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.com Enterprise Car Sales is on board for the show and can be reached at:484-661-4555 or their website at: www.enterprisecarsales.com Martocci’s Automotive can be reached at: 570- 517-2777 with any questions or to make an appointment or log on to their website at: www.martocciautomotive.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. Jeff’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 Hamlin Speedway’s number is: 570-420-5500 or check out the website at: www.hamlinspeed.com Try the S&S Speedways Indoor Go Karts for intense racing action. Check it out on the web at: www.SSSpeedways.com Contact Murante Auto Repair at: 610-759-6121 or their website at: www.muranteautorepair.com Contact Persa Auto Repair at: 610-837-7800 or on the net at: www.persaautorepair.com
All historical racing groups including Flemington, Tri State, Reading, Harmony and Nazareth 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.
In previous Mall events, cars on display included big and small block Modifieds, Sportsman, Micro-Sprints, Midgets, all divisions of Sprints, Wingless Sprints, Drag Cars, Late Models, go-karts, quarter midgets and a broad variety of vintage and restored race cars. Hamlin, Mahoning, Snydersville, New Egypt, Bridgeport, Grandview and Big Diamond will again be among the many speedways involved with the 2017 show. The week-long event will set aside one evening to salute the “Stars of Tomorrow” with a special night for the budding young racing talents competing with the many quarter midget clubs in the local area and this night has proven to be one of the highlights of the week as many will be giving their first ever interviews to a large crowd.
Entries are now accepted to display at the Tenth Annual Dirt Track Heroes Show. More information is available by calling: 443-513-4456 or you may 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 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, 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