Author Topic: Huge night of Racing at Afton Motorsports Park this Friday May 17  (Read 191 times)


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Friday May 17 is a huge night for the competitors and fans alike as the doors swing open wide for the start of the 2019 race-season at the Afton Motorsports Park (A.M.P.). The highly anticipated Street Stock vs Pro Stock challenge will be taking place with a twenty-lap-feature to settle the challenge. A five-lap Dash for Cash paying $200.00 will go to the winner of that event courtesy of Joe Infante of Precision Hydraulic & Oil. Also Joe has given $100.00 to go into the Hard charger of the race adding to the  $100.00 given for this award from the fine folks at Speed Sport Showcase and another $50.00 from fan Mikal Theis bring this award to a whopping $250.00. Mr. Infante also gave me another $100.00 to give out in anyway I could come up with. Here is what that is going to be done with that money.$50.00 for the Move of the Race and the other $50.00 for a Hard Luck Award. Other special awards are courtesy of Pop's Automotive of Homer, N.Y. is $100.00 to the first Pro Stock across the line. The first Utica Rome Pro Stock across the will get and additional $50.00 courtesy of Mike Mallett of Dirt Track Digest (DTD). The first Fonda Pro Stock across the line will get $50.00 courtesy of the speedway and a second $50.00 from the division sponsor at the speedway Algonkin Motel of Bainbridge, N.Y. Every lap of the race in various positions are sponsored for at least $20.00. The half way leader award is getting $100.00 courtesy of track promoter Ron Ford from his regular business Pit Stop Auto of North Afton, N.Y. Friend of the speedway Glenn Stevens Trucking is giving $50.00 to the last car on the lead lap on the final lap making that spot a nice pay day. Two $25.00 gift certificates to be given away by Street Stock competitor Doug Polhamus for tenth place car at halfway and tenth at the finish. It will also be opening night for points in all divisions that consist of Big/Small Block Modified which looks like the strongest field in may years, Open Sportsman, Crate Sportsman, IMCA Modified and this season a combined Four Cylinder Truck and Front Wheel Drive Four Cylinder Cars. With the IMCA division and the Open Sportsman division not racing any where else this weekend we look forward to many of those folks invading also adding to the tough competitors we have here at A.M.P. We hope to see you all there and bring sunshine as the track competitors and fans get to see the new just how great the new clay surface is going to be in 2019.


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