Author Archives: John Tiff

$3,000 TO WIN 360 SPRINTS OPEN, RACE OF CHAMPIONS DIRT MODIFIED SERIES AND MOD LITES AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY TO KICK OFF HUGE WEEK OF RACING IN CENTRAL NEW YORK

VERNON, NY- This coming Tuesday, October 4, will be the final on track event of the 2016 season at the Utica-Rome Speedway will a thrilling three division show featuring the completion of the Victoria event for the Race of Champions Dirt Modifieds, from May 22, plus a $3,000 to win 360 Sprint Car open event plus the Pro Race Car

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Mark Smith Beats Danny Varin and Chuck Hebing for $10,000 Cole Cup Win at Utica-Rome Speedway, Matt Sheppard and Rocky Warner also take wins

By MIKE MALLETT/JOHN TIFF VERNON, NY-It was a battle right down to the end, but Mark Smith made the Pennsylvania Posse proud by capturing Sunday night’s Gates-Cole Insurance/A-Verdi Storage Containers Cole Cup at the Utica-Rome Speedway.  It was Smith’s first ever win at the half-mile facility and one of the biggest of his career as he took home a $10,000

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ROCKY WARNER, NICK STONE, AND MIKE KISER ALL WIN ON NIGHT ONE OF COLE CUP/NEW YORKER WEEKEND

VERNON, NY-The Utica-Rome Speedway started to put the finishing touches on it 2016 summer season with a special Saturday, September 19, show as part of its two day Cole Cup/New Yorker Weekend.  Wilber-Duck Chevrolet and Gates-Cole Insurance presented the return of the King of Dirt Pro Stock and 602 Sportsman Series and CRSA Sprints.  When everything was done, it was

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A BUSY WEEKEND OF RACING PLANNED FOR UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY COMING UP HIGHLIGHTED BY $10,000 TO WIN COLE CUP FOR 360 SPRINTS; RACE OF CHAMPIONS MODIFIEDS ALSO SEE ACTION IN $3,000 TO WIN EVENT

VERNON, NY- Utica-Rome Speedway plans to end the summer racing season with an exciting two-day show that will feature 360 Sprints, 305 Sprints, Dirt Modifieds, Crate Sportsman, and Pro Stocks.  On Saturday, September 10, the King of Dirt Sportsman and Pro Stock Series will return to the Vernon oval along with the CRSA 305 Sprints.  A practice session for the

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Danny Varin Stays Hot; Captures Second Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Win of Weekend at Utica-Rome

By MIKE MALLETT VERNON, NY – Danny Varin broke through on Friday night for his first career Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint victory.  It took the Fonda, N.Y., driver several times over several seasons to finally notch that first win.  He wasn’t going to wait nearly as long to get his second. On Sunday night at the Utica-Rome Speedway Varin had everything fall

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MATT SHEPPARD PUTS EXCLAMATION POINT ON SEASON AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, TAKES WIN AND 2016 TRACK TITLE

VERNON, NY- It was Championship Night at the Utica-Rome Rome Speedway this past Sunday, September 4, evening which also saw the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints make a stop and when the craziness ended, some familiar faces found themselves in Victory Lane and crowned the champion in the respective division.  The winners on Broedel Energy and Rasmussen Rents night were

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LUCAS OIL EMPIRE SUPER SPRINTS JOIN WEEKLY DIVISIONS ON CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT THIS SUNDAY, TRACK CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED

VERNON, NY- After a season that has seen some great racing in between dodging the rain, the Utica-Rome Speedway point season will come to a close this Sunday, September 22, in all four of the weekly divisions.  Broedel Energy and Rasmussen Rents will present the final night of points and see the track champions crowned for the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds,

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY SUFFERS NINTH RAINOUT OF THE SEASON ON SUNDAY AUGUST 28

VERNON, NY- A late afternoon thunderstorm swept through the Vernon area shortly after the gates opened at the Utica-Rome Speedway, bringing with it heavy rain and hail.  Track officials were forced to cancel the racing program for August 28 which included the GRIT 602 Sportsman Series plus the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds, Broedel Energy Open Sportsman, and G&I Homes of Vernon

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