PORTION OF FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY NATIONAL QUARTER MILE DIRT TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP
WEEKEND MOVED TO THIS SUNDAY. SATURDAY
MODIFIED SCHEDULE AND 45TH SOUTHERN TIER 100 REMAIN INTACT.
KIRKWOOD, NY...The held over National Quarter Mile Dirt Track
Championship Weekend is this weekend at Five Mile Point Speedway.
Tonight's (Friday) racing card has been moved to this Sunday at 3:05 p.m.
That program will feature the RoC Sportsman Championship event, Racesaver 305
Nationals, Factory Stock and Four Cylinder Racing.
The Saturday racing program remains intact as the remainder of the weekend looks solid weather
wise. The 45th running of the Southern Tier 100 for Modifieds will take
center stage on Saturday. That races pays a minimum of $5,555 to
win. Saturday will also see championship races for the GRIT 602 Crate
Sportsman Series, Race of Champions Street Stocks and IMCA Modified Empire
State Series Tour.
Claude Hutchings, Jr. is the defending Race of Champions Sportsman title
holder. Hutchings enters Sunday's rescheduled 100 lapper for Sportsman as
the point leader. Hutchings is one of the top runners at the Utica Rome
Speedway. The RoC Sportsman standings are well represented as over 185
different teams competed on the tour in 2014. Brandon Walters a weekly
campaigner at the I-88 Speedway is in second place. Penn Can Speedway
driver Butch Green is third with Randy Shantel another Utica Rome Speedway
weekly runner currently in fourth place. Steve Davis out of New Jersey
split his time between the Bridgeport and New Egypt Speedway while following the
tour and sits in fifth place entering the weekend.
The Race of Champions Dirt Sportsman Tour finale pays an impressive $2,555 to
win and $200 to take the green. It is one of the richest Sportsman races
in the northeast. Racing on Sunday begins at 3:05 p.m. For more
information please phone the Five Mile Point Speedway offices at 607-775-5555
or log on to www.fivemilepointspeedway.net.
Race of Champions Dirt Sportsman Current Point Standings: Claude
Hutchings Jr. (565), Brandon Walters (555), Butch Green (535), Randy Shantel
(465), Steve Davis (455), Ryan Olsommer (445), Charlie Hendrickson Jr. (435),
Brian White (420), Jeremy Vunk (400), Brad Szulewski (395), Heath Carney (390),
Nick Nye (380), Mike Butler (365), Steve Way (365), Kevin Jordan (350), Mike
Walton (350), Jared Umbenhauer (340), Stephen Denton (335), Jerry Tonti (320),
Joe Funk (305), Ken Hammond (305).