In 2022, fans will see the return of the resurrected Rookie Sportsman division. The Rookies were welcomed back for a newly designed season in 2021, and with great success, the decision was made to keep the momentum of the division rolling right into 2022. In 2021, the division produced a fresh crop of talent that will represent well in the future of racing at Orange County Fair Speedway. Dylan Madsen was the top overall Rookie contender, when the division reached “Graduation Night” last June. Madsen was a multi-time victor in 2021 along with others like Kasey Hufcut, Isabella VanOrden, and Mike Giuliano.
It’s a sure sign of spring. The annual Motorsports Show kicks off the 2022 racing season Saturday and Sunday, March 26-27at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York. The two-day auto racing expo indoors at the Orange County Fair Arena gives fans and competitors a preview of the on-track action that will begin the following weekend.
After a several year absence, the OCFS Banquet returned in a big way, Saturday night March 5th, at a great venue, Villa Venezia in Middletown.The well attended event honored the top 10 from each division with point money and a unique plaque in lieu of traditional trophies.
The final activity of Orange County Fair Speedway’s 2021 racing season---the annual banquet, awards presentations, and point funds distribution---is set for Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Villa Venezia (257 Goshen Turnpike, Middletown, NY 10941). Following a cocktail hour and full-course meal, the top competitors from 2021 at the historic five-eighths-mile speedway will be recognized, trophies and other awards presented, and season-long point money will be distributed.
The 2022 Racing Season is right around the corner for The Legendary House Of Power. With that comes the anticipation and excitement surrounding which drivers plan to compete around the 5/8th mile. As many drivers continue to contact Doug Dulgarian about their plans for this season, a trend seems to follow suit. Many drivers plan to compete within multiple divisions.
After the 2021 season, where half of the regularly scheduled Big Block Modified events were held on Thursdays, the Orange County Fair Speedway is reverting back to a full schedule of Saturday Big Blocks. In addition, most of these events will have the 358 Small Block Modifieds in action as well, a change from recent seasons.
Record-setting weekly purses and lucrative season-long point funds have generated a great deal of enthusiasm among competitors at Orange County Fair Speedway (OCFS) in Middletown, New York. “The drivers in all our racing divisions have expressed their thanks for bringing our weekly purses up to 21st Century standards,” say Brett Hearn, OCFS Director of Motorsports. “Plus, we’ve received a great deal of interest from competitors across the Northeast considering racing with us weekly.”
Palisades Autobahn Indoor Speedway and Orange County Fair Speedway are proud to host a Charitable Pro- Am Race on Thursday, January 27th, 2022. The event will take place at the Palisades Mall, West Nyack, NY. Professional drivers from Orange County Fair Speedway and other racing venues will compete against drivers from Autobahn Racing Leagues including race fans. All drivers must be there by 5:45 and races start at 7:00pm. Drivers must follow the rules of the Autobahn Indoor Speedway and pay a $50.00 registration fee. There will be a “Play-Off” format. All Professional Drivers can wear their professional racing helmets.
If high-speed dirt track racing excitement on a big five-eighths-mile speedway is what you crave, then the just-released 2022 schedule of action at Orange County Fair Speedway (OCFS) is tailor-made just for you. The traditional home of DIRTcar Big-Block Modified racing has set a total of 26 dates of on-track action, 21 of them featuring the 800-horsepower earthshaking Big-Blocks. “We’re the only track south of Albany to host the Big-Blocks, not just weekly, but also a couple Thursday night specials and of course the annual Eastern States 200,” says Brett Hearn, OCFS Director of Motorsports.