WOODHULL, NY – Due to an unfavorable forecast calling for rain and severe thunderstorms for Tuesday night, Woodhull Raceway promoters Ted and Brandi White have postponed the ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 53’ presented by NAPA Auto Parts, Two Rivers Timber and Maple City Dodge to the scheduled rain date of Wednesday, August 23.
The move was announced by Woodhull management and Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By VP officials jointly on Monday afternoon.
“We’ve been watching the forecast since late last week and it has only gotten worse,” Woodhull’s Ted White said. “We have been in a similar situation before with this event (last year), made the call early and allowed our fans and racers to change their time off from work.
“Wednesday looks like a beautiful day to race. We’re looking forward to it.”
All prices and times will remain the same. The event is headlined by a 53-lap STSS Modified main paying $5,300 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag plus GRIT Crate 602 Sportsman ($1,000 to win) and Mini-Stocks ($500 to win).
The event is Round No. 7 of the nine-race STSS Halmar North Region.
Pit gates open at 3 p.m. Wednesday with grandstand gates unlocked at 4 p.m. Hot laps begin at 6 p.m. and racing gets the green flag at 7 p.m.
Grandstand admission is $20. Seniors (ages 62 and up) and Students (ages 7-11) pay $10. Kids 6 and under FREE. Pit admission is $35, with no license required.
Woodhull Raceway is located on Steuben County Route 20, just off New York State 417 in Woodhull, N.Y. The speedway is celebrating its 52nd consecutive year of auto racing in 2016. To learn more about Woodhull Raceway, visit www.woodhullraceway.com, call owner Ted White at 607.857.1336 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The 2017 Short Track Super Series is presented by American Racer/Lias Tire, VP Racing Fuel, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, Allstar Performance, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Hig Fab, Henry’s Exhaust, HyperCo, Keizer Wheels, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, K&N, QA1, Race Pro Weekly, Racing Optics, Teo-Pro Car, Velocita, Weld & Wilwood.
Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Schedule
Halmar International North Region
Sunday, April 9 – Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, N.Y. ‘Hard Clay Open’ – WINNER: ANDY BACHETTI
Sunday, May 28 – Thunder Mountain Speedway/Center Lisle, N.Y. – ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ – WINNER: ANTHONY PERREGO
Wednesday, June 21 – Afton Motorsports Park/Afton, N.Y. – ‘Afton Action 50’ – WINNER: STEWART FRIESEN
Monday, July 3 – Accord Speedway/Accord, N.Y. – ‘Battle of the Bullring 5’ – WINNER: ANTHONY PERREGO
Sunday, July 16 – Big Diamond Speedway/Minersville, Pa. – ‘Anthracite Assault’ – WINNER: RYAN GODOWN
Tuesday, August 15 – Albany-Saratoga Speedway/Malta, N.Y. – Recovery Sports Grill Stampede ‘toga – WINNER: MATT SHEPPARD
Wednesday, August 23 – Woodhull Raceway/Woodhull, N.Y. – ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks 53’ – AMERICAN RACER CUP CHALLENGE EVENT
Saturday, October 7 – Afton Motorsports Park/Afton, N.Y. – American Racer Cup Short Track SuperNationals 10 – Afton Motorsports Park/Afton, N.Y. (Rain Date: October 8)
Thursday, October 19 – Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, N.Y. – Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ at Eastern States Weekend (Rain Date: October 20) – CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS