James Hill (Modified) & Addison Bowman (Crate 602) File First Sunshine Swing Entries

OCALA, FL – For the first time ever, the Northeast big-block/small-block Modifieds and their crate engine brethren will hit the Florida clay at Bubba Raceway Park in January.

The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco makes its debut at the Ocala facility for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ Tuesday-Saturday Jan. 26-30, 2021.

The first official entries have been filed for the week of speed in the Sunshine State.

James Hill of Laurel, Del., is the first official entrant for the STSS Modified division. Hill, a graduate of the Delaware Mod Lite division who has enjoyed success in the Crate 602 Sportsman division, will be driving for Maryland car owner Jeff Brown at Bubba Raceway Park in the Modified ranks.

In the companion STSS Crate 602 Sportsman division, Mexico, N.Y., native Addison Bowman filed the first entry.


Registration for the ‘Sunshine Swing’ is open now utilizing the Short Track Super Series website (www.shorttracksuperseries.com).

The paperless registration link follows: 2021 Sunshine Swing Tickets, Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite

STSS Modified traditional entry form: SunshineSwingModifiedEntryForm.pdf (shorttracksuperseries.com)

STSS Crate 602 Sportsman traditional entry form: SunshineSwingCrateEntryForm.pdf (shorttracksuperseries.com)

The ‘Sunshine Swing’ at Bubba Raceway Park kicks off on Tuesday, Jan. 26 with an Open Practice session.

The first night of racing takes place on Wednesday, Jan. 27 with the STSS Modifieds racing 30 laps for a $4,000 top prize and Crate 602 Sportsman battling 25 laps with $1,250 up for grabs.

Thursday night (Jan. 28) features a 35-lap STSS Modified main with $5,000 going to the winner and another 25-lap, $1,250-to-win STSS Crate 602 Sportsman event.

On Friday (Jan. 29) the ante gets upped to 40 laps and $6,000 to win for the STSS Modifieds and 30 laps, with $1,500 to win for the STSS Crate 602 Sportsman.

Saturday’s (Jan. 30) final night of action includes a 50-lap, $8,000-to-win STSS Modified main and another 30-lap, $1,500-to-win STSS Crate 602 Sportsman program.

‘Sunshine Swing’ champions will again be crowned after the completion of racing.

The entire ‘Sunshine Swing’ will be streamed live on Dirt Track Digest TV (www.dirttrackdigest.tv) with single-day and weeklong packages available.

Camping will be permitted on-site throughout the swing free of charge (no hook-ups).

Bubba Raceway Park is a three-eighths-mile facility with a history of racing dating back to 1952 as both a pavement and dirt track. The speedway was converted back to a clay surface in 2008 and an overhaul was completed to include MUSCO lighting, a new sound system, modern restrooms, and a reworked pit area.

The speedway was resurfaced with 60 loads of clay in preparation for the upcoming Speedweek events.

Bubba Raceway Park is located at 9050 N.W. Gainesville Road Ocala, FL 34482. Contact the track by phone at 352.622.9400 or visit the official website at www.bubbaracewaypark.com. “Like” Bubba Raceway Park on Facebook.

To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, check out ‘Short Track Super Series’ on Facebook or @ShortTrackSS on Twitter or Instagram.

The Short Track Super Series is presented by American Racer/Lias Tire, Sunoco Race Fuel, Insinger Performance, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, Velocita-USA, Design for Vision/Sunglass Central, Rob Sherlock Roofing, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Beyea Custom Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, EIBACH Springs, Escape RV, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Henry’s Exhaust, Hig Fab, HyperCo, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Land Hoe Maintenance, K&N, MJK Home Maintenance, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, QA1, Racing Optics, Superior Remodeling, Teo-Pro Car, VAHLCO, Velocita, WELD Racing & Wilwood.