Author Archives: Mike Mallett

VP Racing Fuels Sponsors Season Opener at Utica-Rome Speedway this Sunday Night, April 28; Special Discount Admission Offered for Anyone Attending Saturday Night Racing 

VERNON, NY – Do you want to see some more racing and get a discount for doing so? Then come out to Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday, April 28 for the kick-off to the 2019 racing season. If you went to the races on Saturday night and bring your ticket stub with you from your home track on Sunday you’ll receive

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VP Racing Fuels Summer Shootout Series for DIRTcar Sportsman Kicks Off this Weekend at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY – The Albany-Saratoga Speedway, Lebanon Valley Speedway and Utica-Rome Speedway, in conjunction with VP Racing Fuels, are excited to announce a new partnership with the creation of the VP Racing Fuels Summer Shootout Series for the DIRTcar Sportsman. The series features six dates on the schedule with two events scheduled at each facility.  Every series race will pay

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Wet Weather Forces Cancellation of Spring Break Shootout at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY – After a successful practice last Sunday afternoon all systems were go for this Sunday’s Spring Break Shootout until Mother Nature continued her dislike of racing at Utica-Rome Speedway. With heavy rains predicted throughout the afternoon and evening Utica-Rome Speedway had no choice but to cancel the 2019 edition of the Spring Break Shootout. Excitement was building toward

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Practice Slated for Sunday April 7, Spring Break Shootout to Launch 2019 Season on April 14 at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY – Central New York has finally shown signs of spring the last few weeks allowing the Utica-Rome Speedway to make preparations for the 2019 racing season.  Work has been ongoing as the snow has receded and the track is just about ready to come to life. The first event slated for the new season is this Sunday, April

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Dunn, Janczuk and Welch Honored at Utica-Rome Speedway Awards Celebration

VERNON, NY – Friday night the 2018 season officially concluded for the Utica-Rome Speedway as the annual awards celebration took place at the Speedway Club. Billy Dunn, Matt Janczuk and Travis Welch were each honored for their accomplishments during the 2018 season in their respective divisions. Over $25,000 in cash and prizes was handed out during the evening festivities. Dunn,

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Spring Break Shootout Featuring Big and Small-Block Modifieds to Kick-off 2019 Season at Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday, April 14

VERNON, NY – Even with the winter winds still blowing, the Utica-Rome Speedway is busy preparing for an ambitious 2019 season at the track. The full schedule is set to be released in the coming days, but as the details are finalized about the rest of our schedule start you planning now as the season is slated for Sunday, April

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Monster Mash Falls to Rain; Halloween Party On at Speedway Club at 8pm

VERNON, NY – Mother Nature’s hostility toward the Utica-Rome Speedway continued as officials have been forced to cancel this Saturday’s racing program due to impending weather.  There is a significant weather system moving north up the coast with a 100% chance of precipitation on Saturday afternoon and evening. “Another weekend, another rain-out,” said promoter Bill Shea.  “I just can’t believe

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Tuesday Night Super DIRT Week Pre-Game Falls to Rain; Monster Mash Added on Oct 27 at Utica-Rome

VERNON, NY – Mother Nature’s constant war on Utica-Rome Speedway continued on Tuesday afternoon as the speedway is forced to cancel the Tuesday night Pre-Game Kickoff event for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series, Fall Championship Sportsman Series as well as the Cole Cup for the 360 Sprint Cars. The forecast Tuesday called for 100 percent chance of precipitation with another 90

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