HARD CLAY OPEN GENERAL RULES PRICING AND INFORMATION

HARD CLAY OPEN GENERAL RULES PRICING AND INFORMATION

‘Hard Clay Open’ Event Information
Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, NY
Saturday, April 8 – A BD Motorsports Media LLC Co-Promotion (Rain Date: April 9)

Note: An open practice at the speedway is planned for Friday, April 7 (Gates Open: 2 p.m. – Practice 4-8 p.m. – Pit Admission: $25)

Speedway Address: 239 Wisner Avenue Middletown, NY 10940
Speedway Phone: 845.342.2573
Speedway Website: www.orangecountyfairspeedway.net
Series Website: www.shorttracksuperseries.com 
BD Motorsports Media Phone: 845.728.2781

Pit Gates Open: 11 a.m.
Drive-In Gates Open: Noon
Grandstand Gates Open: Noon 

Drivers’ Meeting: 2:30 p.m. at pit tower
Hot Laps: Immediately Following Drivers’ Meeting (approximately 3 p.m.)
Qualifying: 4 p.m.

Admission: $22 (Adults); $20 (Seniors); and $2 (Kids 12 and under)
Reserved Tickets: Seats in top-eight rows of the covered grandstand can be reserved for $25 each by calling the speedway office at 845.342.2573 Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Advance Tickets: Call speedway office at 845.342.2573 Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. starting February 15, 2017
Pit Admission:
 $35 (no license required)

Modified Car Entry: $15 (prior to March 21) or $20 (after March 22 through race day)
Crate 602 Sportsman Car Entry: $10 (prior to March 21) or $15 (March 22 through race day)

Camping: Permitted On Orange County Fairgrounds


Big-Block/Small-Block Modifieds – 50 laps*, $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th, $500 to start
*All green-flag laps

Race No. 1 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Halmar International North Region Weights:
Big-Block (364 cubic inches and up) – minimum 2,500 lbs.
Small-Block (maximum 363 cubic inches) – minimum 2,400 lbs.
Spec Small-Block (FULLY OCFS/Lebanon Valley/DIRTcar legal) – minimum 2,350 lbs.
*All weights are track-scale pounds; weights are taken post-race, with the driver in the car

Tire Options (must be purpose-build dirt Modified tire – no specialty or Late Model tires):
Right-Rear: American Racer 48 compound or harder (any track/series stamp)
Left-Rear: American Racer 44 compound or harder (any track/series stamp)
Right-Front: American Racer 44 compound or harder (any track/series stamp)
Left-Front: Any American Racer Modified tire (any track/series stamp)
Tire questions: contact American Racer/Lias Tire at 800.638.7028
East Coast Speed in Middletown, N.Y., will have tires available. Call 845.343.0688.

Note: Teams may qualify on Hoosier tires (D400 or harder) but will need at least three American Racer tires on (right-front, left-rear & right-rear) to start the feature event.

Body Rules:
Sail panels are permitted for all weight classifications. Sail panels must be no taller than 65 inches when measured from the ground. Sail panels mirror each other in size and shape side-for-side. The must extend no further forward than the rear of the driver’s seat and no further back than the end of the quarter-panel. Angled spoiler is permitted on the rear of the roof: no taller than four inches.

All other STSS body rules will be in effect at this event. Visit the series website for details.

Qualifying:
Heat-race lineups will be determined via a draw for position. Top qualifiers will transfer to the redraw; other remaining qualifiers go to the main event.  Consolations, with top finishers transferring, will set the remainder of the 28-car starting field.  Heats and consolations are 8 laps in distance.

For general and safety rules, reference the Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP general operating procedures.

Transponders are required at this event. One-way radios are mandatory. The frequency is 454.000.


Crate 602 Sportsman – 25 laps*, $1,000 to win, $100 to start
*All green-flag laps

Crate 602 Sportsman teams will follow rules and procedures set forth by the Orange County Fair Speedway weekly rule book posted at www.orangecountyfairspeedway.net. Driver eligibility rules are included. Drivers will draw for heat-race starting positions with a redraw of top qualifiers for the main event. A field of 24 cars will start the main event. Heat races and consolations are 8 laps in length.

Transponders are required at this event. One-way radios are mandatory. The frequency is 454.000.

Specific event questions should be directed to BD Motorsports Media LLC at 845.728.2781 or via e-mail: bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com.