Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY – WEEDSPORT, NY – Weedsport Speedway’s Fourth of July Tripleheader will be highlighted by the third DIRTcar Big Block Modified event of the season at The Port, featuring several Modified aces including Larry Wight, Erick Rudolph and Peter Britten.
The veteran trio will join the likes of fellow confirmed drivers Jimmy Phelps, Tim Fuller, Pat Ward, Dave Marcuccilli, Ronnie Davis III, Kevin Root, Tim Sears Jr., Chris Hile, Jackson Gill and more for the 35-lap special, paying $2,500 to win.
The Big Blocks will be part of an action packed night of racing alongside the ESS Sprint Car Speedweek finale and the NY6A Micro Sprints, with a huge fireworks display to end the night.
Chasing Neon will kick-off a full evening of entertainment in the midway, with live music getting underway at 5 p.m.
Pit gates will open on Sunday, July 4 at 4 p.m. with racing scheduled for 7 p.m.
DIRTcar 358-Modifieds are welcome to join the lineup with the Big Blocks on Sunday, following the ruleset posted below.
Tickets are already on sale for July 4 at www.weedsportspeedway.com with reserved seating set at $30 and general admission seating available to those 18 and older for $25. Youth general admission will be set at $10 with kids 10 and under free.
Pit admission is $30 for DIRTcar members and $35 for non-members.
The Weedsport Speedway Campground is also now officially open for reservations for the 2021 season.
DIRTcar 358 Rules in effect but must run at the following weights:
A. All 358 DIRTcar Modifieds utilizing a Brodix “Spec.” DIRTcar 358 Modified engine with the spec intake manifold (reference 17.1.2.A.; 17.1.3; 17.3 A.) and spec. Schoenfeld and Beyea headers and a steel or aluminum oil pan must maintain a minimum weight of 2,450 lbs. Chrysler using spec Stanton intake # P4532966SR must weigh 2500.
B. All 358 DIRTcar Modifieds utilizing a DIRTcar 358 Modified engine with the Brodix “Spec” heads, ported intake and “tri-y” exhaust must maintain a minimum weight of 2,550.