New Egypt Cabin Fever 40 will pay $4500 to win
New Egypt, NJ (Feb. 21, 2023): The 2023 season opener at New Egypt Speedway will take place on Saturday, April 1 kicking off a new era at the central Jersey facility. The Modifieds will headline the first show under Rick Grosso Jr's leadership with the "Cabin Fever 40" paying a cool $4500 to win. Many top drivers from the tri-state area have expressed interest in competing for the lucrative purse, which includes $1000 for tenth and $500 to take the green for the 40 lap affair.
The Crate 602 Sportsman will also be on hand racing for $1000 to win their 20 lap feature, however a new weekly twist will debut that night. If 35 or more Crate Sportsman are in attendance for any Saturday night event in 2023, the 20 lap feature will then be bumped up to pay $1250 to win! A large field is expected to make this a reality on opening night, an evening also featuring the opening event for the 602 Crate Sportsman Rookie class of 2023.
The very popular NEWS wingless Sprint cars and the highly competitive 4-cylinders round out the 4 division show which will open the New Egypt championship point race. Racing gets underway with warmups at 5pm and the first green flag of the "new" Grosso era will wave at 6pm. Gates for the Pit area will open at 1pm to allow extra time for opening night tech inspection with grandstands gates swinging open at 3pm. For more information please visit our website at www.newegyptspeedway.net
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