Category Archives: Utica-Rome Speedway News

$105,725 DISTRIBUTED AT THE VERNON DOWNS CASINO HOTEL HONORING COMPETITORS FROM THE FONDA AND UTICA ROME SPEEDWAYS

By: Ron Szczerba VERNON, NY – The 2021 racing seasons at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway and the “Home of Heroes” Utica-Rome Speedway were celebrated on Friday evening November 19 at the Vernon Downs Casino Hotel in Vernon, NY. Brett and Heather Deyo of BD Motorsports Media, who promote both racetracks, paid out a total of $105,725 to competitors in

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Season-End ‘Modern Day Outlaw’ Event Falls to Saturated Facility, Persistent Rain

Written by Chris Moore VERNON, NY – Tuesday night’s ‘Modern Day Outlaw 50’ has been canceled to rain. After a successful 2021 season, the Utica-Rome Speedway season finale fell by the wayside to persistent rain and mist throughout the last three days. The event was scheduled to include Sunoco Modifieds ($10,000 to win), Patriot Sprint Tour (PST) 360 Sprint Cars

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Out with a Bang: $63,175 Total Payout Set for ‘Modern Day Outlaw’ Tuesday, October 5 Utica-Rome Finale

VERNON, NY – Out with a bang! The 2021 season has shown a remarkable resurrection of Utica-Rome Speedway, with a new race night (Friday), large crowds, rising car counts and a tacky, racy surface that drew praise from competitors and fans alike. On Tuesday, October 5, the half-mile oval will host its season finale and will go out in style

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Are You a Modern-Day Outlaw? Utica-Rome Season Concludes Tuesday, October 5

Written by Chris Moore VERNON, NY– Are you a Modern-Day Outlaw? On Tuesday, October 5, Utica-Rome Speedway roars back to life for the 2021 season finale. After much fan interest, speedway promoter Brett Deyo added the ‘Modern-Day Outlaw’ race to round out his inaugural season as the director of the ‘Home of Heroes.’ Three divisions – all with high paying

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Right at Home: Stewart Friesen Tops $12,000 New Yorker, Earns $4,000 Thunder on the Thruway Title

Written by Chris Moore VERNON, NY – Right at Home. Utica-Rome Speedway’s all-time winningest driver, Sprakers, N.Y.’s Stewart Friesen claimed the Broedel Fuel Group & Energy New Yorker 100 and the $12,000 payday to go with it. The win for Friesen made him a perfect five-for-five in Fuccillo Autoplex of Nelliston Thunder on the Thruway races, giving him the $4,000

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BROEDEL FUEL GROUP & ENERGY/FUCCILLO AUTOPLEX OF NELLISTON THUNDER ON THE THRUWAY FINALE NEW YORKER – UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY SEPTEMBER 6, 2021

Fuccillo Autoplex of Nelliston Thunder on the Thruway Series Sunoco Modified Event No. 5 Feature Finish (100 laps): STEWART FRIESEN, Ronnie Johnson, Peter Britten, Erick Rudolph, Billy Decker, Danny Varin, Alan Johnson, Matt DeLorenzo, Jessica Friesen, Rocky Warner, Andy Bachetti, Matt Sheppard, Matt Janczuk, Brian Gleason, Willy Decker, Bobby Varin, Bob Henry Jr., JaMike Sowle, Dave Constantino, Ricky Davis, Mike

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Rain Postpones New Yorker at Utica-Rome Speedway to Monday, Sept. 6

VERNON, NY – Steady showers, coupled with a cold front bringing late afternoon rain, have forced the postponement of the New Yorker event at Utica-Rome Speedway from Sunday to Monday. The event will now take place on Monday, Sept. 6, Labor Day. “We have been watching the weather closely and unfortunately the forecast for late afternoon is calling for significant

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One for the Ages: It’s Friesen Over Sheppard on Championship Night at Utica-Rome

Written by Chris Moore VERNON, NY – One for the ages. In another all-time battle between the sport’s best, Sprakers, N.Y.’s Stewart Friesen outgunned Savannah, N.Y.’s Matt Sheppard to claim the final points race at Utica-Rome Speedway in 2021. “Great racing man, this place is so racy, anytime you beat the ‘9s’ right now it’s a big night,” an excited

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ALGONKIN MOTEL LLC & SLADE AUTOMOTIVE CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT – UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2021

Sunoco Modified Feature Finish (30 laps): STEWART FRIESEN, Matt Sheppard, Andy Bachetti, JaMike Sowle, Willy Decker, Darren Smith, Ricky Davis, Matt Janczuk, Alan Johnson, Marshall Hurd, Rocky Warner, Bob Henry Jr., Brian Gleason, Craig Hanson, Zach Payne, Randy Shantel, Ronnie Holmes, Ryan Odasz, Jeff Rockefeller, Tim Mayne, Vinnie Visconti, C.J. Castelletti, Aaron Jacobs, Jessica Friesen, Brad Godshalk. 2021 Sunoco Modified

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