Northeast Racing Products Trade Show Adds Heat Race Bonuses To Sportsman Classic

Story By: DAN KAPUSCINSKI / WEEDSPORT SPEEDWAY – WEEDSPORT, NY – DIRTcar Sportsman competitors taking on Weedsport Speedway’s Sportsman Classic this Sunday, June 13 will vie for the Jan Corcoran Memorial Heat Race Bonus presented by the Northeast Racing Products Auction & Trade Show.

Drivers finishing in the fourth and sixth positions in all Sportsman heat races on Sunday will earn a $50 bonus from NRP in Memory of Jan Corcoran.

The Sportsman Classic 75, presented by Stirling Lubricants and Champion Racing Oil, will pay $2,500 to the winner with more than 60 competitors expected for the opening round of the DIRTcar Sportsman Central Region Series.

“Sportsman racers are part of the backbone of DIRTcar racing and every bit of extra cash they can take home certainly helps,” said Weedsport Speedway promoter, Jimmy Phelps. “Thank you to the Northeast Racing Products Auction & Trade Show for helping to support this great event.”

The Northeast Racing Products Auction & Trade Show is set to return on November 19-20 of 2021 inside the Center of Progress Building on the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY.

The DIRTcar Sportsman will be joined on Sunday by the DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, for their second event of the season at Weedpsort.

The Modified portion of the night will be 35-laps, paying $2,500 to the winner. Heat race lineups will be determined by a blind draw, with a re-draw to lineup the main event. DIRTcar 358 Modified competitors are also encouraged to participate, based on the ruleset listed below.

The NY6A 600cc Micro Sprints will also join the lineup, making for a three division card.

Tickets are already on sale for June 13 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.

Pit gates will open on Sunday at 3 p.m. with grandstand gates swinging open at 4 p.m. On track action will begin at 6 p.m.

The Weedsport Speedway Campground is also now officially open for reservations for the 2021 season.