Ms. OCFS is Finally Back! 2021 will reintroduce the pageant as an online one! Our OCFS Motorsports show is still on hiatus, despite a potential loosening of gathering restrictions, the management team at OCFS felt that a focus on the racing and the construction of Victory Speedway was priority. The team wants to ensure that OCFS is ready to accept fans in the stands and drive-ins again, and moving the pits back to the infield like things were before the pandemic restrictions.
The $25K to win, yet to be officially named "DirtCar Big Block Modified Track Championship at OCFS" will introduce an exciting new format to Big Block racing at OCFS. the 12 race series features a mix of special format or long-distance races and regular Saturday Night 30-lap feature races, but the major change comes in the form of a new "playoffs" style system designed to produce consistently exciting Big Block racing all year. It will also allow for both local competitors and outside invaders to be competitive for the points championship by winning into the "playoffs".
The Rookie Sportsman Division Returns to the Orange County Fair Speedway for 2021. With 2020's schedule severely impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns, Rookie sportsman were wiped from the schedule at OCFS. It had been since 2018 that this special Sportsman sub-division has run at the House of Power.
Talkin Dirty Live! Orange County Fair Speedway invites fans to join us for a new interactive experience on Tuesday nights. Tune in live on Facebook to the SECOND episode of our season, hitting at 7PM EST on 1/26. Fans will be able to submit questions live via Facebook to OCFS Director of Motorsports Brett Hearn and host Pat Reiser as well as guests Cody & Jerry Higbie.
Talkin' Dirty Live! OCFS invites race fans to join us for a new interactive fan experience on Tuesday nights. Tune in live on Facebook to the Premier episode, hitting at 7PM EST on 1/12. Fans will be able to submit questions live via Facebook to OCFS Director of Motorsports Brett Hearn and host Pat Reiser. Future episodes of the show will air on Tuesday nights at 7PM and feature guest drivers taking questions from you, the fans!
In 2018, OCFS introduced a second yearly Enduro race to the schedule with the Orange Crush: Spring Smashtacular, now, 2021 will introduce a third! In an effort to highlight OCFS's long history of "full-fendered" stock car racing, 2019 saw the introduction of a sort of second Nostalgia Night in their honor. The event was also chosen for the Marky Traverse Street Stock Memorial, usually OCFS's biggest Street Stock event, the last remaining, regular, full-fendered division racing at OCFS. Full-Fendered-Nostalgia Night/Marky Traverse Street Stock Memorial will now host the second of three Enduro races in the 2021 season.
Victory Speedway is Orange Motorsports and Entertainment’s (OME) newest addition to the Orange County Fairgrounds’ lineup of racing facilities. For over 100 years, the Middletown NY Fairgrounds have been home to the Orange County Fair Speedway, a 5/8-mile clay oval that hosts stock car racing events. In 2013, a Motocross course was added to the fairgrounds, now 2021 will welcome a new track, Victory Speedway!
Did you know that Jerky Boys creator, Johnny Brennan, is a fan of dirt track racing at Orange County Fair Speedway? As a kid, Brennan attended races at the Middletown NY dirt track with his family and has remained a consistent fan and supporter of the sport into his adult life, having visited the speedway most recently for a quick stop in the announcer’s booth at a 2020 race. For a more in-depth look at Brennan’s relationship to the Orange County Fair Speedway, check out an episode of OCFS’ Podcast “Talkin’ Dirty” where Brennan discusses his love for racing and how it influenced him.
Colder days and nights are descending soon upon the northeast United States, which signals an end to local dirt track racing. Through the miracle of the internet however, Live Streaming can now connect race fans to events happening all over the world, all year long.
The Orange County Fair Speedway's 2020 season recently concluded with the 59th running of Eastern States Weekend, an event that was Livestreamed across 2 days of racing. The event was viewed by thousands, with some tuning in from the west coast, Europe and even The Middle East. For a track that had only previously produced 2 livestreams of that scale, it was a massive undertaking. The result was nearly 300 Gigabytes or 16+ hours of raw footage.