Eastern States Weekend

Eastern States Weekend

For the last 58 years, Middletown NY has been invaded by the northeast’s greatest stock car drivers for the Annual Eastern States Weekend, landing this year on October 25TH 26TH and 27TH.  The 100-year-old Orange County Fair Speedway plays host to this yearly event, the oldest consecutively-run championship event for dirt track Modified stock cars in the country at the oldest continuously operated dirt track in the country.  Fans can camp on the grounds for this 3-day event that will feature reserved grandstand seating, drive-in viewing and special VIP areas like the new covered Party Deck.  

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2019 SCHEDULE
8AM: Drive-In Gate Opens
9AM: Pit Gate Opens
10:30AM: Car Inspection
11AM: Route 211 Parade
12PM (Noon): Grandstand Gate Opens
12:30PM: ESW Champion Autograph Session
1PM: Bristol Truck Race –TV’s
2PM: Sportsman Hot Laps Modified Hot Laps Sportsman Time Trials Modified Time Trials-Top 12 to Dash Warm Ups
4pm: Brew Launch Party @ 31st Lap Sportsman Heats-6 Heats Modified Heats-6 Heats Sportsman Top 6 Hot Laps Sportsman “B” Mains– 2 Races
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2019 (Continued)
7:30PM: National Anthem Pre Race Ceremonies MODIFIED RACE OF CHAMPIONS-20 Laps VICTORY LANE
8:00PM: Sportsman Driver Introductions EASTERN STATES SPORTSMAN CHAMPIONSHIP FEATURE-50 Laps VICTORY LANE in Plaza– Top 3 Finishers
**Fireworks**
Fan Bonfire
Halloween Party @ 31st Lap

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2019
8AM: Pit & Drive In Gate Open
10AM: Grandstand Gate Opens SB Modified Inspection
10:30AM: Corn Hole Tournament
2PM: RC Races
3PM: Driver’s Meeting
4PM: SB Modified Hot Laps SB Modified Time Trials-Top 6 to Dash Modified Dash Hot Laps SB Modified Heats-5 Heats WLR Construction Modified Dash for Cash -10 Laps-Set Top 12 ESW 200 Starters Fan Photo Op on Speedway–Top 12 Modifieds WLR Construction SB Modified - Dash for Cash-10 Laps Set Top 12 ESW 100 Starters SB Modified “B” Main
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2019 (Continued)
7:00PM: National Anthem Pre Race Ceremonies SB Modified Driver Introductions EASTERN STATES SMALL BLOCK MODIFIED CHAMPIONSHIP FEATURE 100 LAPS VICTORY LANE in Plaza—Top 3 Finishers
Fan Bonfire
New Year’s Eve Party @ 31st Lap

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2019
8AM: Pit & Drive In Gate Opens
9AM: Grandstand Gate Opens Street Stock Inspections
10AM: Street Stock Drivers Meeting
10AM: ESW 200 Driver Autograph Session
11AM: Kid’s Power Wheels Races
12PM (Noon): Street Stock Hot Laps Modified Hot Laps for Non Qualified Cars Modified Hot Laps for Qualified Cars Mandatory Modified Driver’s Meeting Street Stock Heats-3 Heats Modified “B” Main– 2 Races EASTERN STATES STREET STOCK CHAMPIONSHIP FEATURE 25 Laps VICTORY LANE on track
2:20PM: National Anthem Pre Race Ceremonies Guest Introductions
3PM: Driver Introduction
58th ANNUAL 200 Lap EASTERN STATES MODIFIED CHAMPIONSHIP FEATURE
VICTORY LANE CELEBRATION in Plaza- Top 3 Finishers
****ALL SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE****