Author Archives: John Tiff

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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G&I HOMES OF VERNON JOINS MARKETING TEAM AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, BECOMES TITLE SPONSOR FOR THE PRO STOCK DIVISION

VERNON, NY- The Utica-Rome Speedway would like to welcome another marketing partner aboard for the 2016 season as G & I Homes of Vernon has signed on for the remainder of the 2016.  They will become the title sponsor of the popular Pro Stock division, which will now be called the G&I Homes of Vernon Pro Stocks.  On a weekly basis,

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OVERNIGHT NIGHT RAIN AND SATURATED GROUNDS TOO TOUGH A COMBINATION TO OVERCOME, UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY CANCELS RACING FOR SUNDAY MAY 8

VERNON, NY- With a week filled with rain plus another round of heavy rain sweeping through overnight that saturated already wet grounds, Utica-Rome Speedway has cancelled racing action for Sunday May 8.  The Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds, SUNY Canton 602 Sportsman, Broedel Energy Open Sportsman, and G&I Homes Pro Stocks. On Sunday May 15, Utica-Rome Speedway will roar back to life

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ACTION HEATS UP THIS SUNDAY AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY WITH THRILLING FOUR DIVISON SHOW

VERNON, NY- The 2016 season continues this Sunday, May 8, at the Utica-Rome Speedway with another round NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Racing presented by Bill Herrig Auto Sales and Mirabito Energy Products.  Another thrilling show of Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds, SUNY Canton 602 Sportsman, Broedel Energy Open Sportsman, and Pro Stocks is planned.  Matt Sheppard has won two of the three

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