Category Archives: Utica-Rome Speedway News

SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES FOR SPORTSMAN AND PRO STOCKS JOIN MODIFIEDS THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, START TIME PUSHED BACK TO 6 P.M.

VERNON, NY- After beginning the 2017 season this past Sunday, Utica-Rome Speedway is again ready for another exciting night of short track dirt racing this Sunday, April 30, as the Super DIRTcar Series for both the Sportsman and Pro Stocks makes their long-awaited return to the Vernon oval after a 13-year hiatus.  They will be joined by a complete show

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LUCAS WOLFE USES LAST LAP PASS IN FINAL TWIN 20 LAP A-MAIN TO BECOME GLADIATOR WINNER, LARRY WIGHT TAKES OPENING NIGHT MODIFIED WIN

VERNON, NY – Lucas Wolfe walked out of Utica-Rome Speedway on Sunday night as the overall Gladiator Champion after a pair of hard fought 20 lap features.  Wolfe finished third in the first A-Main before an impressive slide job on the final lap to beat Chuck Hebing in the second feature to take the win.  The combined results put him

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Utica-Rome Speedway Joins with DirtTrackDigest.com and Thomas Video Productions in Launch of DTD TV

BREWERTON, NY – It’s been months in the making, but it’s time for another element of racing action to come to DirtTrackDigest.com. The Northeast leader in online in racing news is taking coverage to the next level as they partner with Thomas Video Productions as well as Utica-Rome Speedway to offer weekly pay-per-view racing on an all new site DirtTrackDigest.Tv.

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY SET TO OPEN THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 23, WITH WEEKLY SHOW IN RETURN TO DIRTCAR PLUS GLADIATOR TWIN 20’S FOR 360 SPRINTS

VERNON, NY- It has been seemingly a long offseason since the final checkered flag ended the 2016 season back on October 4, but that will come to an end this coming Sunday, April 23, when Budweiser presents the 56th Season Opener.  A huge night is planned with the first ever running of the Gladiator Twin 20’s for the 360 Sprints

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BROEDEL ENERGY RETURNS AS THE OFFICIAL FUEL SUPPLIER OF UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY AND TITLE SPONSOR FOR THE DIRTCAR SPORTSMAN

VERNON, NY- Utica-Rome Speedway is proud the return of Broedel Energy as a marketing partner and the Official Fuel Supplier for the second consecutive season.  Broedel Energy will take over as the title sponsor of the popular DIRTcar Sportsman division, which will now be labeled as the Broedel Energy DIRTcar Sportsman for the 2017 season. Since 2001, the Hubbardsville NY

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY’S APRIL 2ND CHILL FACTOR CANCELLED DUE TO LINGERING SNOW AND WET GROUNDS

VERNON, NY- The upcoming 2017 season opener at the Utica-Rome Speedway, scheduled for Sunday April 2, has been cancelled due to a recent winter storm and the accompanying snow melt that has followed the storm.  Winter Storm Stella dumped 40” of snow on the speedway, which has made preparations for the scheduled opener nearly impossible to the wet grounds as

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GATES-COLE AUTO INSURANCE RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR THE MODIFIEDS FOR THE 2017 SEASON AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

VERNON, NY- For the second consecutive year, Gates-Cole Auto Insurance will be the title sponsor the headline Modified division at the Utica-Rome Speedway.  With the continuing support from Gates-Cole Auto Insurance, the Modified division will once again carry the name of the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds for the 2017 season. Gates-Cole Auto Insurance has had a presence in the local motorsports scene

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY CLOSES THE DOOR ON 2016 SEASON WITH AWARDS BANQUET, PREPARES FOR THE 2017 SEASON

VERNON, NY- On Saturday, March 11, the Utica-Rome Speedway held its annual Awards Banquet and honored its top drivers for the 2016 season in front of a crowd of nearly 200 patrons at the Vernon Downs Hotel in Vernon, NY.  Matt Sheppard received top accolades in the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds as he captured his second consecutive title and third overall

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DIRTcar Racing Membership Required for All Sanctioned Events

By DIRTcar PR CONCORD, NC – Starting with the first events of 2017, any participants of a DIRTcar-sanctioned event will be required to hold a DIRTcar Racing membership. Any division without a 100 percent membership participation will be at risk of violating the sanction agreement and suspension of the sanction by DIRTcar Racing. A one-week temporary membership (for the traveling

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