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10/23/2020 - Day 1 of ESW 2020
10/23/2020 - Day 1 of ESW 2020

Day one of Eastern States Weekend wrapped up with near 100 drivers qualified for today’s events. 

The day kicked off with qualifying for the Sportsman division. A unique twist for the sportsman competitors was after being split up into six groups, drivers only had to beat their fellow group competitors, instead of the overall field. Invading star Kyle Inman topped group 1 while former Sportsman regular Joey Bruning bested group 2. Track Champion Tanner VanDoran out ranked group 3 and invaders Zach Sobotka, Tommy Collins, and Alan Fink all rounded out groups 4,5,and 6.

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OCFS Welcomes Doug Dulgarian To The Team
OCFS Welcomes Doug Dulgarian To The Team

Longtime dirt racing advocate, Doug Dulgarian joins the Orange County Fair Speedway staff in a full time capacity starting in January, 2019.  Race fans may know Doug from his time racing at the “Hard Clay” from 1979 to 1984 as well serving on the OCFS Steering Committee from 2006 to 2008. For the last 13 years,

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Hearn Wins 12th Career Eastern States 200!
Hearn Wins 12th Career Eastern States 200!

By FRANK CATIZONE MIDDLETOWN – Don’t blame Brett Hearn for thinking back to the closing laps of last year’s Eastern States 200 at the Orange County Fair Speedway. After all, Hearn, after dominating the race for so many laps, 

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Eastern States 100 – Friesen’s Road To The Clean Sweep
Eastern States 100 – Friesen’s Road To The Clean Sweep

By FRANK CATIZONE MIDDLETOWN – Stewart Friesen has put himself in position to make a clean sweep of Modified racing action during the 56th annual Eastern States Weekend Festival at the

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Eastern States 50 – Leiby Ends A Successful Season With A Big Win
Eastern States 50 – Leiby Ends A Successful Season With A Big Win

By FRANK CATIZONE MIDDLETOWN – Jesse Leiby put the finishing touches on the most successful season of his Orange County Fair Speedway career Friday night as he utilized a daring late-race maneuver to capture the Sportsman

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Bachetti Secures Seventh Starting Spot For Eastern States
Bachetti Secures Seventh Starting Spot For Eastern States

By FRANK CATIZONE Photos By Jane Cella MIDDLETOWN, NY – Andy Bachetti has been perfect in his only two appearances at the Orange County Fair Speedway this season. However, while 

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Orange County Fair Speedway 2017 Points Championship Decided
Orange County Fair Speedway 2017 Points Championship Decided

By FRANK CATIZONE MIDDLETOWN, NY – The remnants of Hurricane Harvey put a damper on championship night at the Orange County Fair Speedway last Saturday as a wet racing 

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Tomorrow Night A Champion Will Be Named At OCFS
Tomorrow Night A Champion Will Be Named At OCFS

By – JORDAN SHEEHAN Saturday September 2nd is OCFS’ Champions Night. Although many drivers are out of the title picture, the fight for top 5 or even top 10 points is still on. The racing this year

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Danny “SHOWTIME” Tyler Scores His First Victory At OCFS
Danny “SHOWTIME” Tyler Scores His First Victory At OCFS

By FRANK CATIZONE MIDDLETOWN, NY – Danny Tyler didn’t take too long getting accustomed to the large racing surface presented to him at the Orange County Fair Speedway as 

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Gary Edwards Jr. Ends Two-Year Winless Drought & Jordan Thomas Grabs His First Victory At OCFS
Gary Edwards Jr. Ends Two-Year Winless Drought & Jordan Thomas Grabs His First Victory At OCFS

By FRANK CATIZONE MIDDLETOWN, NY – Gary Edwards Jr. ended a two-year winless drought as he held off several challenges provided by Anthony Perrego in the latter stages to capture

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