MORE THAN $21,000 IN SPECIAL AWARDS ADDED TO EASTERN STATES WEEKEND PURSE AND LAP PRIZE MONEY AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY

MORE THAN $21,000 IN SPECIAL AWARDS ADDED  TO EASTERN STATES WEEKEND PURSE AND LAP PRIZE MONEY  AT ORANGE COUNTY FAIR SPEEDWAY

Competitors in all seven racing divisions---United Rentals Big-Block DIRTcar Modifieds, H.O. Penn Small-Block Modifieds, Arkel Motors Sportsman, Street Stocks USAC Wingless Sprints, Short Track Super Series Modifieds, and  Pro Stocks---will see their posted purse and lap prize money enhanced by more than $20,000 in special awards and lap-leading money during the four-day 60th Annual Eastern States Weekend, Thursday through Sunday, October 21-24 at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York.

 

In addition to the $40,000-to-win with $1,500 to start the headline United Rentals DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds Eastern States 200 Presented by T-Mobile for the ground-pounding earth-shakers, the winner of the Race to the Pole race will earn a $1,500 bonus from T-Mobile, while the second-place Race to the Pole finisher will bank $1,000 from Powder Tech Powder Coating. 

 

Drivers finishing third through sixth in time trials will each receive a $100 bonus from E. Tetz & Sons. Each heat race winner and the two Last Chance race winners will receive $100 Gift Cards from Behrent’s Performance Warehouse.

 

The leader of each sponsored lap in the 200 will see his prize money increased by $25, with the exception of the $1,000 Busch Beer Halfway Lap Award from Dana Distributors and $660.66 for Lap 66 in Memory of Jared Petruska from the Petruska Family and Friends. The 11th place finisher in the 200 will take home $511 in Memory of Joanne Stevens from the Stevens Family and Friends. 

 

Other Big-Block Modified special awards include the $1,000 Superior Remodeling Hard Charger Award; the $500 Wicked Truck Worx Rookie of the Race Award; each of the top-three finishers in the 200, $150 Gift Certificates from Penske Shocks; $50 from Competition Carburation for the fastest lap of the race; a $50 Gift Card for the Most Laps Led as well as a $200 Hard Luck Gift Card from East Coast Speed; two tires given randomly from the race finishing order by Hoosier Tire; and for the winning crew chief and pit crew, a case of Bud Light from Dana Distributors.

 

Special Awards for the 100-lap $20,000-to-win with $500 to start Hauser Brothers Plumbing & Mechanical Contractors Presents the H.O. Penn Small-Block Modified Eastern States Championship race include $1,000 Pole position from Aden Aggregates and $500 Outside Pole starting position from Evergreen Fuels. Those who time trial third through sixth will each earn $100 gift cards from Behrent’s Performance Warehouse. Winners of Small-Block Modified heats and Last Chance races will each take home $100 from WLR Construction NY. The Hard Charger will see his winnings increased by $500 from Escape Powersports Plus, while Mike Sparta Trucking will present the halfway leader also with $500. Each sponsored lap will pay the race leader an additional $20, with $111 to the 11th place finisher In Memory of Joanne Stevens from the Stevens Family and Friends.

 

Other Small-Block Modified awards include $150 Gift Card Hard Luck Award and $50 Gift Card for Most Laps Led both from East Coast Speed, $50 for the fastest lap of the race, $300 to the Rookie of the Race from Wicked Truck Worx, $150 Gift Certificates to each of the top-three finishers from Penske Shocks; $50 from Competition Carburation for the fastest lap of the race, one tire given away randomly from the finishing order by Hoosier Tire; and a case of Bud Light to the winning crew chief and pit crew from Dana Distributors.

 

Special awards for the 50-lap $5,000-to-win with $250 to start Fox Shocks Presents the Arkel Motors Sportsman Eastern States Championship race include $500 to the pole position winner from Wicked Truck Worx, and $300 for the outside pole slot from POWDER TECH-Powder Coating. Heat and Last Chance race winners will each get $75 Gift Cards from Interstate Batteries. The leader of each sponsored lap will bank an additional $15.

 

Other Sportsman division awards include a $500 Hard Charger Award compliments of RJ Smith; $500 to the halfway race leader from Accurate Collision; $200 Rookie Award presented by Precision Hydraulic & Oil; $50 Gift Card for the most laps led and $100 Gift Card Hard Luck Award from East Coast Speed; $150 Gift Certificates for first, second, and third finishers from Penske Shocks; Competition Carburation has $50 for the fastest lap of the race; the 11th place finisher will receive $111 In Memory of Joanne Stevens from the Stevens Family and Friends; Hoosier Tire will give away one tire randomly based on the race finishing order; and from Dana Distributors, a case of Bud Light to the winning crew chief and pit crew. 

 

The Crackers Motorsports Marketing LLC Eastern States Street Stock race is set for 20 laps, paying the winner $1,000 with $100 to start. In addition, the halfway leader will bank $250 from Rock Fantasy-Steve Keeler, with another $250 hard charger from FDI & Saloon Bleu. Frank Frasco Home Inspections will brighten the day of the hard luck recipient with $100. Always Hair has $100 for the rookie of the race, while the driver turning in the fastest lap of the race will receive $50 from Competition Carburation. In Memory of Joanne Stevens from the Stevens Family and Friends, the 11th place finishers will bank an additional $111. Dana Distributors has a case of Bud Light for the winning crew chief and pit crew.  

 

The Bulldog Concrete Eastern States Pro Stock Race is set for 25 laps, paying $2,000 to win and $150 to start also has several special awards awaiting the competitors. Heat and Last Chance race winners will each earn $50 from Northeast Happy Hour with Predmore & Murns, while FDI & Saloon Bleu will award $300 to the hard charger, $300 to the halfway leader, and $100 to the hard luck driver. The rookie of the race will win $100 from Always Hair; Competition Carburation has $50 for the fastest lap of the race, and the 11th place finisher will earn $111 extra In Memory of Joanne Stevens from the Stevens Family and Friends. A case of Bud Light is ready for the winning crew chief and pit crew compliments of Dana Distributors.

 

The Rapid Tire USAC Wingless Sprints Eastern States 25-lap feature race will pay the winner $2,000. Dana Distributors has a case of Bud Light for the winning crew chief and pit crew, and the 11th place finisher will have $111 added to his purse money In Honor of Joanne Stevens from the Stevens Family and Friends.

 

Friday night’s Short Track Super Series race---50 laps with $5,000 to win---has its own special awards program, but Dana Distributors will see that the winning crew chief and pit crew has a case of Bud Light with which to celebrate their victory.

 

Fans and competitors are reminded to frequently check the Orange County Fair Speedway website (www.orangecountyfairspeedway.net) and social media for the latest news concerning the 60th Annual Eastern States Weekend.