Author Archives: Mike Mallett

Utica-Rome Speedway Forced to Cancel April 22 Program; Opening Day Now Set for April 29

VERNON, NY – Although temperatures have finally begun to rise, the wet weather that forced Utica-Rome Speedway to cancel last weekend’s practice session had continued. As a result, speedway officials have been forced to make the difficult decision to cancel this weekend’s racing program scheduled for April 22. “With all the rain that has fallen this week we can’t get

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Practice Postponed; Chase for $5,000 358-Modified Championship Begins with Chill Factor 50 on April 22

VERNON, NY – Mother Nature’s wintery grip just doesn’t seem to want to let go this year forcing the Utica-Rome Speedway to postpone the practice scheduled for Sunday, April 15. As a result, the speedway has canceled the practice session for that evening and hopes to reschedule a practice for this coming week dependent on Mother Nature. The chase for

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Utica-Rome Speedway Releases 2018 Schedule; Chill Factor 50 Opener Set for Sunday, April, 22

VERNON, NY – With racing recently starting in Florida, preparations are now in full swing at Utica-Rome Speedway for the upcoming 2018 season. After the late season announcement last year that the weekly headline division, the DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, would be replaced the by the DIRTcar 358-Modifieds, interest has been high from both competitors and fans. The remainder of

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VERNON, NY- With a high probability of rain in the forecast throughout the evening, Utica-Rome Speedway decided to postpone the Ultimate Sportsman Showdown that was scheduled for Sunday July 23.  The $5,000 to win, $500 to start Sportsman event is now rescheduled for Sunday September 10.  With some forecasts showing a 90 percent chance of rain at race time, Utica-Rome

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