MIDDLETOWN, NY – Stewart Friesen certainly had his fill of traveling both on and off the race track during a recent four-day period as he competed at both the Orange County Fair Speedway and Martinsville Speedway in Virginia.
But Friesen capped off that four-day stretch Sunday evening in impressing fashion as he withstood both a long weather delay and a star-studded Modified field to defend his championship in the 58th annual Eastern States 200 at OCFS.
Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Modified Halmar International North Region Event No. 8 Feature Finish (50 laps): STEWART FRIESEN, Anthony Perrego, Andy Bachetti, Matt Sheppard, Billy Decker, Jimmy Horton, Mat Williamson, Billy Pauch Jr., Mike Gular, Erick Rudolph, Brett Hearn, Mike Mahaney, Dan Creeden, Bobby Varin, Mike Storms, Billy Van Pelt, Brian Gleason, Craig Hanson, Daniel Morgiewicz, J.R. Hurlburt, Leo Fotopoulos Jr., David Schilling, Joe Bonetti, Rick Laubach, Jeff Strunk, Allison Ricci, Matt Stangle, Dillon Steuer, Jeff Heotzler, Michael Trautschold, Craig Mitchell, Larry Wight (DQ – Weight).
Divisional titlists Brett Hearn, Anthony Perrego, Grant Hilfiger and Bob Sleight Jr. were all victorious last Saturday night as the Orange County Fair Speedway closed the curtain on its 100th anniversary regular season calendar.
Brett Hearn inched closer to claiming the $40,000 prize for capturing the Modified track championship at the Orange County Fair Speedway this season after earning his first victory of 2019 last Saturday night in the 30-lap main event.
MIDDLETOWN, NY – This was billed as a race for the ages. An event that would gather some of the most prominent figures of racing lore during the 100-year history of the Orange County Fair Speedway as well as many of today’s top dirt-track Modified competitors.
Local favorite Tyler Boniface and veteran talent Ryan Godown both captured their first career Modified victories at the Orange County Fair Speedway Saturday night as the track hosted a pair of 30-lap feature races.
Anthony Perrego christened the new racing surface at the Orange County Fair Speedway with the best night of his Small Block Modified racing career Saturday evening as he dismantled all of his competition by sweeping a pair of 25-lap feature races.
Billy VanInwegen’s evening began on a sour note last Saturday as both cars he drives were experiencing problems at the Orange County Fair Speedway.
Veteran Modified driver Tommy Meier knows how important track position is at the Orange County Fair Speedway.
Meier also knows how much he benefited from the inversion wheel spin last Saturday night as he started on the pole and then went on to capture his first victory in exactly a year’s time in the 30-lap Modified main event
A large throng of former drivers gathered at the Orange County Fair Speedway Saturday evening as the track held its annual Nostalgia Night to honor many of those competitors that have raced at this historic facility over the course of 100 years.
An expanded autograph session was scheduled during intermission as the racing fans had an opportunity to meet and greet some of their favorite drivers from the past and present. However, because of the threat of an impending thunderstorm, OCFS officials altered the program in an attempt to get all the racing in.