Author Archives: John Tiff

WINTER WEATHER CANCELS UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY PRACTICE, PRE-RACE PARTY TO HELD AT SPEEDWAY CLUB ON SATURDAY

VERNON, NY-After a very mild winter, snow returned to the Central New York region after a month long absence this past weekend.  With several inches of snow covering the Utica-Rome Speedway, track management had little choice but to cancel the practice session that was scheduled for this Saturday, April 9.  “We were nearly ready to go,” stated track owner Bill

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CHARLES TIBBITTS MASONRY TO OFFER FREE HOOSIER TIRE TO THIRD PLACE FINISHERS ON SELECT DATES THROUGHOUT 2016 SEASON

VERNON, NY- Last season, the SUNY Canton 602 Sportsman division was added as weekly division and during the first full season fans were treated to full fields and great racing week in and week out.  The same is expected for the 2016 season but now the drivers will have an extra incentive on select dates, thanks to Charles Tibbitts Masonry

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY’S BILL AND KIM SHEA TO PROMOTE ROLLING WHEELS RACEWAY PARK IN 2016

ELBRIDGE, NY-Just one year ago, Bill and Kim Shea agreed to purchase Utica-Rome Speedway from Gene Cole which they operated throughout the 2015 season.  In 2016, in addition to successfully operating Utica-Rome Speedway weekly, they will operate Rolling Wheels Raceway Park for track owners Bill Mendick and Bert Butler.  Mendick and Butler approached the Shea’s in early February about running

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BROEDEL ENERGY BECOMES THE OFFICIAL ENERGY SUPPLIER OF THE UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY AND TITLE SPONSOR OF THE OPEN SPORTSMAN

VERNON, NY- The Open Sportsman now have a title sponsor for the upcoming 2016 season as Broedel Energy has become a marketing partner with Utica-Rome Speedway.  The exciting division, which provides a stepping stone between the 602 Sportsman and Modified divisions, will be known as the Broedel Energy Open Sportsman in all releases and results in 2016.  Also, Broedel Energy

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SUNY CANTON EXPANDS SPONSORSHIP AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY BY BECOMING TITLE SPONSOR OF THE 602 CRATE SPORTMAN DIVISION

VERNON, NY- For the 2016 season, the State University of New York in Canton has stepped up its sponsorship at the Utica-Rome Speedway by becoming the title sponsor of the popular 602 Crate Sportsman division.  For the 2016 campaign, the class will be referred to as the SUNY Canton 602 Sportsman.  SUNY Canton has had a long relationship with Utica-Rome

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GATES-COLE INSURANCE CONTINUES THEIR INVOLVEMENT AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, BECOMES TITLE SPONSOR FOR THE MODIFIED DIVISION

VERNON, NY- For the 2016 season, the Modifieds will have a new name as a familiar name in local motorsports becomes the title sponsor of the headline division at the Utica-Rome Speedway.  Gates-Cole Insurance has long been involved in local racing and this they have again stepped their support of the Modifieds, which will be called the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds

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A-VERDI STORAGE CONTAINER TO CO-SPONSOR 4TH ANNUAL COLE CUP AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

VERNON, NY-Celebrating its 55th season in 2016, Utica Rome Speedway has been a staple in the community for dirt racing for many years. Owners Bill and Kim Shea purchased the speedway over a year ago and are committed to making the racing experience great for both drivers and fans.  A-Verdi Storage Containers is a proud sponsor at the speedway helping the

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Montgomery Gentry and Eric Paslay Coming to FrogFest Read More: Who Will Take the FrogFest Stage at Utica Rome Speedway

By Polly March 1, 2016 7:45 AM Montgomery Gentry and Eric Paslay will take the Wild West FrogFest stage a July 23rd at the Utica Rome Speedway, presented by White’s Farm Supply. Montgomery Gentry, the rebel duo from Kentucky have had a prolific career cranking out “southern rock” songs with a country music message. #1 hits including ‘If You Ever

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WILLIAMS GROVE, SELINSGROVE & UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAYS ANNOUNCE MID-ATLANTIC CROWN WEEKEND FOR 360 SPRINT CARS JULY 29-31 WITH UNITED RACING CLUB & EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 28 January 2016 Media Contact: Steve Inch 570.412.4973 SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Williams Grove, Selinsgrove, and Utica-Rome Speedways, in partnership with the United Racing Club (URC) and Empire Super Sprint (ESS) organizations, announced one of the biggest weekends for 360 sprint car racing in the United States July 29-31 with the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Crown. More than $80,000 in

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THE RACE OF CHAMPIONS DIRT MODIFIED SERIES TO MAKE THREE STOPS AT THE UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY IN 2016 HIGHLIGHTED BY ROC NEW YORKER 200

VERNON, NY- The Race of Champions Dirt Modified Series schedule was released this past weekend and once again the Utica-Rome Speedway will continue their strong relationship with the touring series.  Three dates at the Vernon oval make up the 10 event schedule which means that Utica-Rome Speedway will play an important role in the battle for the series championship. “We

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