Author Archives: John Tiff

Matt Sheppard outraces Jeremy Wilder to take $4,000 to win New Yorker 100 at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY- After being delayed three weeks due to weather Utica-Rome Speedway was finally open this past Sunday, May 13, for a big Mother’s Day event. St. Lawrence Radiology serving Oneida Healthcare, Lewis County Hospital & Open MRI of Mohawk Valley LLC, Budweiser, and VP Racing Fuels presented the night’s action which featured the New Yorker 100 for the DIRTcar

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Wet spring conditions cancel Utica-Rome Speedway opener for third consecutive week, practice scheduled for Sunday May 6

VERNON, NY- Even though favorable spring weather has finally arrived in the Central New York region, Utica-Rome Speedway is again forced to delay it’s 57th season opener until Sunday May 13. Track crews continue to struggle with the new clay that was saturated during the extremely wet month of April. Instead of a full racing program that was originally scheduled

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A-Verdi Storage Containers Returns as Sponsor at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY –Utica-Rome Speedway would like to thank A-Verdi Storage Containers for their continued partnership during the 2018 racing season. A-Verdi Storage Containers has been a long time supporter racing throughout the Northeast. “We appreciate all that A-Verdi has done for Utica-Rome Speedway,” commented speedway promoter Bill Shea. “I can’t say it enough, we are fortunate to have so many

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JASON BARNEY SURVIVIES FRANTIC FOUR CAR BATTLE TO WIN COLE CUP FOR THE 360 SPRINTS, GLENN FORWARDS TAKE BIG SPORTSMAN WIN

VERNON, NY- A jam packed pit area greeted fans this past Tuesday, October 3, at Utica-Rome Speedway as 47 Super DIRTcar Series 358-Modifieds, 30 360 Sprints, and 36 Broedel Energy DIRTcar Sportsman filled the expansive pits. When everything was settled, it was Jason Barney taking the hard fought $3,000 Cole Cup win in the 360 Sprints while Mat Williamson ran

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THE 358-MODIFIED SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES, COLE CUP FOR 360 SPRINTS, AND DIRTCAR SPORTSMAN CLOSE OUT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY SEASON WITH SPECIAL SUPER DIRT WEEK PREGAME EVENT

VERNON, NY- Coming up this Tuesday, October 3, is the final on track event of the season for the popular Vernon oval as it kicks off Super DIRT Week with some Tuesday Night Thunder action.  A $4,000 to win 100-lap 358-Modified Super DIRTcar Series event, the $3,000 to win Cole Cup for the 360 Sprints, and a $1,000 to win

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FIRST EVER ULTIMATE SPORTSMAN SHOWDOWN, PAYING $5,000 TO WIN, COMING THIS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10 AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

VERNON, NY- The biggest 602 Crate Sportsman event of the season is set to go this Sunday, September 10, at the Utica-Rome Speedway as Donath Motor Worx, Fastline/FOX Shocks, and Extreme Performance present the Ultimate Sportsman Showdown.  Boasting a purse of over $23,000 plus contingencies, the winner of the 50-lap main event will take $5,000 with a minimum of $500

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RAIN CANCELS RACING THIS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3 AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, TRACK CHAMPIONS DECIDED

VERNON, NY- With the remnants of Hurricane Harvey sweeping through the area overnight Saturday and into Sunday morning, with more forecast throughout the day, Utica-Rome Speedway management was forced to cancel in Sunday September 3.  Scheduled was a huge show that featured the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints plus the final night of points for the Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modifieds,

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LUCAS OIL EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS ADD TO EXCITEMENT ON CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

VERNON, NY- There are few nights during the season that bring as much excitement to an event than the final night of points, a night where a season’s worth of work comes to fruition for a select few drivers.  This Sunday evening, September 3, is the night where the 2017 track champions in the Gates-Cole Auto Insurance Modifieds, Broedel Energy

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