2021 Schedule is tentative at this time and subject to change. Divisions and Series may still be added to some nights.   

 

Schedule

Day Month Events Description Division Tickets
27 March "Shake it Down Weekend" Open Practice A scheduled practice day for race teams to test their cars. Grandstands and Drive-In CLOSED. Pit gates open at 3PM to competitors. All Divisions
28 March "Shake it down Weekend" Open Practice - NEW DATE A scheduled practice day for race teams to test their cars. Grandstands and Drive-In CLOSED. Pit Gates: 4 PM | Practice: 6PM-9PM All Divisions
03 April Orange County Oval Kickoff 40 The first race of the 2021 season, The Orange County Oval Kickoff, will feature a 40-Lap, $4,000 to win Big Block Modified raced with Sportsman division supporting in their first points season race. Autism Awareness Night. The proceeds from the night’s 50/50 drawing will be donated to the Autism Move A Thon of Orange County in partnership with the Mental Health Association in Orange County. Big Block Modified/Sportsman
10 April Season Opener The 2021 OCFS regular season opener marks the start of the new points season for 358 Modifieds at OCFS 358 Modified/Sportsman/Rookie Sportsman
17 April Saturday Night Racing Saturday Night points series racing continues at OCFS 358 Modified/Sportsman/Street Stock
24 April Saturday Night Racing Saturday Night points series racing continues at OCFS with a special $3,000 to win H.O Penn 358 Small Block Modified event (for show up points only). 358 Modified/Sportsman/Rookie Sportsman
01 May Joey Falanga Memorial Big Block/Sportsman Derby The Big Block Points Series continues with its second race, a traditional 30-Lap feature supported by Sportsman and Street Stock divisions. Racing is presented by Falanga Trucking, dedicated to the memory of Joey Falanga. Big Block Modified/Sportsman/Street Stock
07 May First Friday Car Show 5PM - 9PM - ALL CARS WELCOME - $15 PER CAR REGISTRATION - Chance to win $250 door prize w/ entry. Featuring: Trophy Ceremony, Full Concessions, Music, OCFS Ticket Giveaways. SPECTATORS WELCOME! FUN FAMILY ATMOSPHERE! $5 Parking. -
08 May Interstate Batteries Night Interstate Batteries and Texas Roadhouse Presents: Saturday Night points series racing at OCFS 358 Modified/Sportsman/Rookie Sportsman
15 May Escape Powersports Plus Night Saturday Night points series racing continues at OCFS, presented by Escape Powersports Plus. 358 Modified/Sportsman/Street Stock
22 May Orange County Chamber of Commerce Night Saturday Night points series racing continues at OCFS presented by Orange County Chamber of Commerce. 358 Modified/Sportsman/Rookie Sportsman
27 May Big Block "Twin"tyfive-75 On this Thursday show, the Big Blocks return for the third race in their 2021 series, a special 75-lap feature with twin 25-lap qualifying events. Supporting divisions TBD. Big Block Modified
05 June The Wolf Country Sportsman Triple Crown The WOLF Country 97.7, 97.3, 105.5 FM and Arkel Motors present this special Sportsman Triple Crown event. Its the Sportsman division's time to shine with three 20-lap features. Street Stocks and Rookie Sportsman serve as supporting divisions. Sportsman/Street Stock/Rookie Sportsman
11 June First Friday Car Show Presented by Elliot's Automotive 5PM - 9PM - ALL CARS WELCOME - $15 PER CAR REGISTRATION - Chance to win $250 door prize w/ entry. Featuring: Trophy Ceremony, Full Concessions, Music, OCFS Ticket Giveaways. SPECTATORS WELCOME! FUN FAMILY ATMOSPHERE! BURN OUT PIT AND CONTEST - BURNOUT NATIONALS QUALIFIER. -
12 June Nostalgia Night The Annual OCFS Nostalgia Night, presented by Mike Sparta Trucking & Dave's Racing Collectibles with Pocono Speedway, returns for 2021 with a 30-lap Big Block Points Series race and the Sportsman Division supporting. In addition to racing, dozens of vintage race cars will be on display as well as a huge driver autograph session. More details and guests TBA. Big Block Modified/Sportsman
17 June Big Block Revenge 50 The much anticipated “Revenge Redraw” returns to OCFS in 2021 for the fifth event in our Big Block Points Series. After qualifying, each Big Block driver will draw a number and they must give that starting spot to another competitor in the redraw group, creating a starting lineup built purely on revenge, or maybe friendship? Supporting Division TBD. Big Block Modified
19 June Rapid Tire's Spring Smashtacular Rapid Tire brings you the return of the annual Spring Smashtacular for 2021! Featuring an Enduro race, a demolition derby and thrilling stunts! Reserved seating will be available for purchase online ahead of the show. -
26 June Precision Hydraulic and Oil's Graduation Night Precision Hydraulic and Oil presents Saturday Night points series racing at OCFS with The 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Rookie Sportsman ending their series with competitors "Graduating" to the Sportsman division. 358 Modified/Sportsman/Rookie Sportsman
27 June Blackberry Smoke at OCFS Orange Motorsports & Entertainment is pleased to present American rock band, BLACKBERRY SMOKE with Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, Nick Perri and the Underground Thieves & Sahara Moon at the Orange County Fair Speedway Stadium, Middletown, NY General Admission tickets on-sale to the public on Friday, March 5th at 12pm -
01 July ***RAINED OUT*** Rapid Tire's Independence 50's ***RAINED OUT*** Celebrate America’s independence with Rapid Tire and 100 laps of Big Block Modified racing action! The sixth event in our Big Block Points Series features dual 50-lap features. And, returning for 2021, USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint cars will also be in tow to celebrate this great nation all part of a whole weekend of live events at the Orange County Fairgrounds! Big Block Modified/USAC Sprints/Street Stock
02 July Summerland Tour 2021 Starring Everclear, Living Colour, Hoobastank, Wheatus Live at the Orange County Fair Speedway, Summerland Tour 2021. Starring Everclear, Living Colour, Hoobastank, Wheatus and Wickham Falls -
04 July Orange County Stampede Rodeo THE STAMPEDE RETURNS TO MIDDLETOWN'S ORANGE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS. Dust off those hats and boots and come on out for return of the Orange County's biggest outdoor Rodeo! -
10 July The Big Block Final Eight Crackers Motorsports Marketing Presents The Big Block Final Eight! Now on its seventh event, the OCFS Big Block Points series locks in its top 8 for the points championship after this 30-lap Saturday night feature. Adding to the excitement, Small Blocks, Sportsman and Street Stocks are also featured! Big Block Modified/358 Modified/Sportsman/Street Stock
16 July Monthly Car Show (Rescheduled) ****NEW RAIN DATE FRIDAY JULY 16**** 5PM - 9PM - ALL CARS WELCOME - $15 PER CAR REGISTRATION - Chance to win $250 door prize w/ entry. Featuring: Trophy Ceremony, Full Concessions, Music, OCFS Ticket Giveaways. SPECTATORS WELCOME! FUN FAMILY ATMOSPHERE! BURN OUT PIT AND CONTEST - BURNOUT NATIONALS QUALIFIER. -
17 July Saturday Night Racing Saturday Night points series racing continues at OCFS. RACING TICKETS INCLUDE FREE FAIR ADMISSION. ORDER ONLINE AND SKIP THE WAIT AT THE GATE! 358 Modified/Sportsman
24 July Monster Trucks The Monster Truck Racing League joins us for a special show during the Orange County Fair -
29 July Super DIRT Series Battle of the Midway 100 The return of the annual Orange County Fair means the return of fair food, rides, games, exhibits and all the sights sounds and smells of the county fair. It also signals the return of the Super DIRT Series and some incredible racing at OCFS. General Admission - $30 RACING TICKETS INCLUDE FREE FAIR ADMISSION. ORDER ONLINE AND SKIP THE WAIT AT THE GATE! Big Block Modified
30 July Tru by Hilton Night ***RESECHEDULED FROM JULY 31*** Middletown, NY's Tru by Hilton presents Saturday Night racing at OCFS while the Fair is in town! FREE GRANDSTANDS WITH ORANGE COUNTY FAIR ADMISSION. Sportsman/Street Stocks
01 August Toby Keith Live at OCFS triple threat – singer, songwriter, musician – doesn't begin to cover it for Toby Keith, one of the modern era's most complete self-directed hit makers, Live and in-concert at the Orange County Fair Speedway with support act, Clay Walker. -
06 August First Friday Car Show 5PM - 9PM - ALL CARS WELCOME - $15 PER CAR REGISTRATION - Chance to win $250 door prize w/ entry. Featuring: Trophy Ceremony, Full Concessions, Music, OCFS Ticket Giveaways. SPECTATORS WELCOME! FUN FAMILY ATMOSPHERE! BURN OUT PIT AND CONTEST - BURNOUT NATIONALS QUALIFIER. -
07 August Full Fender Nostalgia Night - Marky Traverse Memorial The annual Marky Traverse Street Stocks Memorial race is not only when we remember a young race fan lost too soon, but we also honor the history of full fender racing at OCFS. ENDURO RACING ALSO RETURNS! SIGN UP FORMS AND RULES ARE AVAILABLE NOW IN THE "RULES & FORMS" SECTION UNDER COMPETITOR INFO. Street Stocks/ACOT Vintage/ENDURO
12 August Big Block Centennial 102 On a special Thursday night show, OCFS celebrates our over 100 years of history as America’s (possibly the world’s) oldest continuously operating racetrack! From our roots as a horse track known as the Harry Clay Oval, to the Victory Speedway days of the 60’s, we pay tribute to it all with this 102-Lap Big Block Modified points series race. Big Block Modified
13 August George Thorogood and the Destroyers Orange Motorsports & Entertainment is pleased to present GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS with Mark Farner of Grand Funk at the Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletown, NY. THIS IS A LAWN SEATING ONLY SHOW, PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CHAIRS. General Admission tickets on-sale to the public on Friday, June 11th at 12pm. -
14 August Hard Hats of America Night Hauser Bros. Plumbing and HVAC, United Rentals and DigSafe NY present "Hard Hats of America" Night at OCFS, where we celebrate our nations construction workers and tradesmen. 358 Modified/Sportsman/Street Stock
19 August World of Outlaws Late Models Thursday August 19th, the Late Models, the fastest wingless cars to race on dirt, will roll into the pits at OCFS, to put on a show that race fans haven’t seen in over a decade in Middletown, NY. Plus the return of Pro Stocks at OCFS! Late Models/Pro Stocks
21 August Dana Distributers' Big Block Heroes Night On Saturday August 21 the Big Block Modifieds will get another opportunity to score some championship points in a 30-lap feature, supported by the Sportsman and Street Stock divisions. We also celebrate our Service People and First Responders with an admission special. Presented by Dana Distributors. Big Block Modified/Sportsman/Street Stock
26 August Brantley Gilbert Brantley Gilbert, American country music singer, songwriter and record producer from Jefferson, Georgia with 11 country chart entries, four of which have gone to number one, is coming to the Orange County Fair Speedway. -
27 August Collective Soul and Better than Ezra with Tonic Orange Motorsports & Entertainment is pleased to present Collective Soul with Tonic and Better Than Ezra the Orange County Fair Speedway. Middletown, NY. THIS IS A LAWN SEATING ONLY SHOW, PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CHAIRS. -
28 August Big Block Final Four Saturday August 28th's Big Block Race will narrow the race for the championship down to only the top 4 drivers. Only they will be eligible to win the $25,000 Big Block Championship awarded to the winner of Thursday September 2nd‘s Big Block Championship Race. The seasons for 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and Street Stocks conclude, and 2021 champions will be crowned Big Block Modified/358 Modified/Sportsman/Street Stock
02 September Big Block Championship 50-Laps After 50-Laps of Big Block Modified racing action, a champion will be crowned! $25K is on the line, and only our Final Four will be eligible to win it, but that won't stop the rest of the Northeast’s best from gunning for the win with a healthy purse to go along with it. Big Block Modified
03 September First Friday Car Show 5PM - 9PM - ALL CARS WELCOME - $15 PER CAR REGISTRATION - Chance to win $250 door prize w/ entry. Featuring: Trophy Ceremony, Full Concessions, Music, OCFS Ticket Giveaways. SPECTATORS WELCOME! FUN FAMILY ATMOSPHERE! BURN OUT PIT AND CONTEST - BURNOUT NATIONALS QUALIFIER. -
05 September Cheap Trick Orange Motorsports & Entertainment is pleased to present Cheap Trick at the Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletown, NY. THIS IS A LAWN SEATING ONLY SHOW, PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CHAIRS. -
11 September 50 YEARS AGO TODAY – THE BEATLES WHITE ALBUM A tribute to the Beetles White Album performed by Christopher Cross, Jason Scheff formerly of Chicago, Jay Demarcus of Rascal Flatts, Deen Castronovo Formerly of Journey and Joey Molland of Badfinger. -
18 September Rapid Tire's Eve of Destruction Rapid Tire presents an Enduro Race, Trailer Race, Demo Derby and amazing stunts! The show you love the most returns for 2021 in all its blazing glory! -
01 October First Friday Car Show 5PM - 9PM - ALL CARS WELCOME - $15 PER CAR REGISTRATION - Chance to win $250 door prize w/ entry. Featuring: Trophy Ceremony, Full Concessions, Music, OCFS Ticket Giveaways. SPECTATORS WELCOME! FUN FAMILY ATMOSPHERE! BURN OUT PIT AND CONTEST - BURNOUT NATIONALS QUALIFIER. -
09 October Burnout Nationals - $5000 To Win Burnout Nationals will feature Burn Out Contest winners and invitees from monthly car show events competing for a $5000 To Win prize for the best Burn Out! -
09 October Burnout Nationals Finalists from each OCFS Car Show Burnout Pit session will have the chance to compete for a $5,000 prize in the "Burnout Nationals" -
16 October Eastern States Weekend Open Practice Open practice for Eastern States Weekend. Free Grandstands. All Divisions
21 October Eastern States Weekend Day 1 Day 1 of the 4-Day Eastern States Weekend. Dirt Racing's biggest and longest running championship weekend. -
22 October Eastern States Weekend Day 2 Day 2 of the 4-Day Eastern States Weekend. Dirt Racing's biggest and longest running championship weekend. -
23 October Eastern States Weekend Day 3 Day 3 of the 4-Day Eastern States Weekend. Dirt Racing's biggest and longest running championship weekend. -
24 October Eastern States Weekend Day 4 Day 4 of the 4-Day Eastern States Weekend. Dirt Racing's biggest and longest running championship weekend. -
13 November The Great Pumpkin Race 50-Laps 50-Laps, Details TBA =