Author Archives: John Tiff

THE ROAD TO THE FINALE STARTS AT THE UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY WITH BIG TUESDAY NIGHT SHOW FEATURING $3,000 TO WIN EVENTS FOR THE MODIFIEDS AND 360 SPRINTS

VERNON, NY-Utica-Rome Speedway will close the doors on its 2015 racing season on Tuesday, October 6 with a special three division midweek show.  Billed as Tuesday Night Thunder, the event sponsored by A-Verdi Container Storage and Clinton Tractor & Implement Company, will feature $3,000 to win events for the Big Block/Small Block Modifieds and 360 Sprints plus a rare appearance

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THIRD ANNUAL $10,000 TO WIN COLE CUP ON TAP THIS SATURDAY AT THE UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY; STAMPEDE STEAKHOUSE MODIFIEDS ALSO IN ACTION WITH CHAMPION TO BE CROWNED

VERNON, NY-The biggest 360 Sprint race in the region is upon us as this Saturday, September 12, it will be the 3rd annual running of the Cole Cup which will see a whopping $10,000 to win go to the victor.  Many of the division’s best drivers will be on hand to try and add the Cole Cup trophy to their

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MATT SHEPPARD CONTINUES SUPER SEASON AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY WITH BIG $10,000 NEW YORKER WIN

VERNON, NY- Matt Sheppard completed his sweep of the $10,000 to win Modified shows at Utica-Rome Speedway last Monday, September 7th, as he held off Billy Decker to win the New Yorker 100, presented by Stampede Steakhouse. Sheppard also won the Victoria event back on Memorial Day weekend in May. Victory lane was shared by James Michael Friesen, who won

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VIC COFFEY HOLDS OFF MATT SHEPPARD TO CAPTURE FIRST CAREER UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY MODIFIED WIN

VERNON, NY-Stampede Steakhouse and Mirabito Fuel Group sponsored the final point night for every division except the Modifieds on Sunday, September 6th, as well as the Empire Super Sprints visiting one week before the Cole Cup on Saturday. September 12th. Vic Coffey was able to hold off both Danny Varin and Matt Sheppard for the win in the Stampede Steakhouse

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ANOTHER BIG WEEKEND ON TAP AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY WITH TWO DAY SHOW FEATURING THE EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS AND $10,000 TO WIN RACE OF CHAMPIONS NEW YORKER

VERNON, NY- While on the calendar doesn’t officially say it, for most people Labor Day Weekend is the traditional end of summer. Kids are going back to school, football season is upon, and the days are getting shorter and that all points to one thing for local race fans, the beginning of the end of season events at the area

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MATT SHEPPARD IS SUPER AGAIN AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY AS HE RACES TO HIS NINTH WIN OF THE SEASON

  VERNON, NY-This past Sunday night, August 30, Matt Sheppard collected his ninth NASCAR Whelen All-American Series win of the season on Williams Tire and Auto night, collection a $2,000 paycheck.  Matt Janczuk was the victor in the 602 Sportsman while Jack Miller took his second consecutive win in the Open Sportsman while Glenn Forward was victorious for the eighth

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SPECTATOR RACES ADD TO AN ALREADY EXCITING EVENING OF FAST PACED NIGHT OF FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT THIS SUNDAY

VERNON, NY-With Sunday night racing winding down at the Utica-Rome Speedway, the action is sure to heat up as drivers look to better their position in the season long point standings. So with this Sunday, August 30, being the second to last regular Sunday night of action things could get real interesting at the Vernon oval. Another full show of

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