Weedsport’s Modified Series Offers More Than $36,000 In Winner’s Cash

Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI – WEEDSPORT, NY – Weedsport Speedway’s six-race Stirling Lubricants/ Champion Racing Oil Modified Series is offering up more than $36,000 in winner’s cash including a $2,000 championship bonus, plus $500 Small Block Challenge bonuses at select events.

“Modified racing is obviously a staple of Weedsport Speedway and we could not be more excited to partner with Stirling Lubricants and Champion Racing Oil to offer a great series for Modified competitors in 2019,” said Weedsport Speedway promoter, Jimmy Phelps. “Pairing Modifieds with three of the top Sprint Car tours in the world and working with the Super DIRTcar Series is going to make this year’s schedule a can’t miss line-up for Big Block Modified fans.”

Stirling Lubricants is a leading manufacturer and supplier of specialty industrial, cutting, hydraulic & way oils as well as a distributor of high-quality branded lubricants.

Established over 100 years ago, Stirling Lubricants has become a leading distributor for industrial, machining, agricultural, automotive, construction, trucking, logging, and high performance motorsports lubricants!

“We’re excited to be a major sponsor of the series of six Modified events to be held at Weedsport Speedway,” said Stirling Lubricant’s, Scott Baubie. “Stirling Lubricants is a 100-year old company that likes to help racers and speedways by sponsoring events.”

A product of Stirling Lubricants is Champion Hi-Tech Lubricants & Racing Oil.

Founded in 1956, Champion Brands has been a globally recognized leader in specialty lubricants for over 60 years. Champion produces over 300 products for a range of markets including automotive, agricultural, heavy truck, and specialty markets. Their product line includes fuel, brake fluid, oil and engine additives, and lubricants.

To learn more about all that Stirling Lubricants has to offer, visit online at www.stirlinglubricants.com or call (585) 461-8310.

The Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series will officially kick-off on Weedsport Speedway’s opening night with the Empire State Challenge, alongside the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series, on Sunday, May 19.

The night’s Modified main event will pay $3,000 to the winner with a $500 Small Block Challenge bonus presented to the highest finishing DIRTcar legal 358, tech pending.

The next series stop will be a part of the Super DIRTcar Series Heroes Remembered 100 on Monday, May 27, paying $7,500 to win.

Race three on the series schedule will again see the Modifieds paired with Sprint Cars as the mighty Mods will join Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All-Star Circuit of Champions on Sunday, June 9 for another $3,000 to win special, coupled with a Small Block Challenge Bonus of $500.

Just one week later on Sunday, June 16, Modifieds and Sprint Cars will again be the headliners as the Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series joins forces with the USAC National Sprint Car Series. The Modified main will once again hand $3,000 to the winner, with the third $500 Small Block Challenge Bonus of the season also in the mix.

After four races inside of a month’s span, the series will take a break for more than a month before returning on Sunday, July 28 with the Super DIRTcar Series Modified Hall of Fame 100, paying $10,000 to the winner.

The six-race series will conclude with the Super DIRTcar Series Modified Labor Day 100, paying $7,500 to win, on Monday, September 2.

Points will be tallied following the final race of the season with bonus cash being awarded to the Top 5 finishers in the Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series standings.

The series champion will earn $2,000 with $1,500 going to second, $1,000 to third, $750 to fourth and $500 to fifth, plus contingency awards.

Ticket information will be available soon through www.weedsportspeedway.com.

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About Weedsport Speedway: Officially opened for the first time on July 24, 1955 – the Weedsport Speedway 3/8 mile dirt oval has produced a legendary list of drivers and champions including Will Cagle, Danny Johnson, Bob McCreadie, Alan Johnson, Jack Johnson, and Dave Lape to name a few. In 2018, Weedsport introduced the all-new Weedsport Kartway, just outside of the Speedway’s main pit area, to begin to foster the next generation of racers, crew members and race fans.

Together, Weedsport Speedway and Kartway are excited to bring fans and followers a schedule of 15 racing events in 2019, hosting everything from Karts and Sprint Cars, to Late Models and Modifieds, Pro Stocks and Micro Sprints, even Flat Track Motorcycles. Couple the racing with state-of-the-art camping and track amenities, unmatched on-site television production capabilities, plus the ability for large scale concert productions and Weedsport is one of the marquee entertainment venues in the country.

2019 Stirling Lubricants/Champion Racing Oil Modified Series

Sunday, May 19 – Empire State Challenge w/ World of Outlaws
$3,000 to Win Modified – $500 Small Block Challenge Bonus

Monday, May 27 – Heroes Remembered 100 w/ Super DIRTcar Series
$7,500 to Win Modified

Sunday, June 9 – All-Star Showcase w/ ASCoC 410 Sprints
$3,000 to Win Modified – $500 Small Block Challenge Bonus

Sunday, June 16 – Thunder on the Erie w/ USAC Sprints
$3,000 to Win Modified – $500 Small Block Challenge Bonus

Sunday, July 28 – Hall of Fame 100 w/ Super DIRTcar Series
$10,000 to Win Modified

Monday, September 2 – Labor Day 100 w/ Super DIRTcar Series
$7,500 to Win Modified