100 LAP MODIFIED RACE AT WALL STADIUM THIS SATURDAY (JULY 14)
WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ A 100 lap race for the Pete and Elda's Bar/Carmen's Pizzeria Modifieds will be presented this Saturday night (July 14) at Wall Stadium Speedway. This 100 lap All American Auto Group Racing Series event will feature a format of no tire changes which will force drivers to manage their tires for the final laps of the race.
Officials have announced that the evening's qualifying will begin at 5:45 p.m. Once qualifying for the Modifieds, O’Shea’s Auto Repair Factory Stocks, Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars and Surfside Collision 4 Cylinder Stocks has been completed main event action will begin at 7:00 p.m.
The 100-lap format is attracting the attention of several racers in the Modified division. Defending track champion and current point leader Jimmy Blewett of Howell and former champions Steven Reed of Jackson and Chas Okerson of Freehold are expected to be on hand for the big event. Andrew Krause of Holmdel, Jackson's Jason Treat, Joey Merlino of Pine Hill, Blake Barney of Jackson, Manasquan's Kenny Van Wickle and Derek Hopkinson of Toms River can also be expected to be among the drivers in competition.
The Modifieds are not the only racers in Saturday night’s spotlight. The Factory Stocks, 4 Cylinder Stocks and the Legend Cars are all slated for 25-lap main events. In addition, the vintage race cars of the Garden State Vintage Stock Car Club are on the schedule.
Saturday’s schedule will see the competitor pit area open at 1:00 p.m. Regular practice will start at 3:00 p.m., while spectator seating will open at 5:00 p.m. Qualifying starts at 5:45 p.m. with main events to follow.
Wall Stadium Speedway is located on Route 34 in Wall Township, N.J., just one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B. More information can be obtained by visiting www.wallspeedwayracing.com. The speedway hotline number is 732-681-6400 and email address is CKMotorsports@aol.com.