Author Archives: John Tiff

RAIN STRIKES UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE WEEK, THURSDAY JUNE 9 RAIN DATE WILL BE USED

VERNON, NY- For an unbelievable six consecutive weeks, weather has taken its toll on another scheduled racing event at Utica-Rome Speedway.  With heavy overnight rains and a forecast calling for nearly a 100 percent chance of rain for the remainder of the day, track management decided to postpone the racing planned for Sunday June 5 until a pre-planned rain date

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY TO OPEN THE MONTH OF JUNE WITH ANOTHER EXCITING NIGHT OF RACING, DOUBLE FEATURES ON TAP FOR G&I HOMES OF VERNON PRO STOCKS

VERNON, NY- The 2016 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at Utica-Rome Speedway got off to a promising start back on April 17 with the first two dates filled with exciting racing.  Since the last full show that was completed on April 24, Mother Nature has intervened on five straight race nights.  Speedway officials are hopeful that the month of June will

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RAIN FINISHES OFF MONTH OF MAY WITH ANOTHER RAINOUT AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

VERNON, NY- Heavy rains and thunderstorms, and a forecast that called for more, have forced Utica-Rome Speedway officials to cancel the racing program scheduled for Sunday May 29.  Safelite Auto Glass and Broedel Energy were to present the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints plus the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds, SUNY Canton 602 Sportsman, Broedel Energy Open Sportsman, and G&I Homes of

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AFTER A SLOW START TO SEASON, UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY AND LUCAS OIL EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS LOOK TO GET SEASON ROLLING THIS SUNDAY

VERNON, NY- The month of May has not been kind to Utica-Rome Speedway so far as three events have been rained out and a fourth rain shortened as the features were beginning.  With some cooperation from Mother Nature this Sunday, May 29, that trend will change when Safelite Auto Glass and the Broedel Energy Group presents a huge Memorial Day

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G&I HOMES OF VERNON PRO STOCKS AND NOVICE SPORTSMAN ADDED THIS SUNDAY, MAY 22, JOINING RACE OF CHAMPIONS MODIFIEDS AND GO NUCLEAR LATE MODELS

VERNON, NY- With three consecutive rainouts, Utica-Rome Speedway has decided to add one the divisions that was scheduled for a week off this Sunday, May 22, as well as test a new one for future consideration.    The G&I Homes of Vernon Pro Stocks will now compete in a complete point event as part of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, joining

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RAIN AND COLD TEMPERATURES FORCE ANOTHER CANCELLATION THIS SUNDAY AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, KING OF DIRT SERIES RESCHULED FOR JUNE 5

VERNON, NY- For the third straight week, weather has forced Utica-Rome Speedway to cancel all racing action at the speedway.  Scheduled for this Sunday, May 15, was the first ever stops presented by the King of Dirt Sportsman Series and King of Dirt Pro Stock Series plus the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds and Broedel Energy Open Sportsman.  Whelen Engineering and Gates-Cole

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KING OF DIRT CRATE SPORTSMAN AND PRO STOCKS MAKE FIRST EVER STOP AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY THIS SUNDAY MAY 15

VERNON, NY- After a two-week hiatus due to Mother Nature, Utica-Rome Speedway will again attempt to return to weekly racing schedule this Sunday, May 15, with another action packed show.  Whelen Engineering and Gates-Cole Insurance will present the inaugural visit of both the King of Dirt Crate Sportsman Series and the King of DIRT Pro Stock Series plus NASCAR Whelen

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