Category Archives: Utica-Rome Speedway News

Wight and Sheppard Kick-Off 2016 Season with Impressive Wins at Utica-Rome; Warner, Vunk and Horning Also Victorious

VERNON, NY- The Utica-Rome Speedway kicked off it’s 2016 season this past Sunday, April 17th, with a pair of 20-lap feature events for the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds. The two events were won by familiar faces as Larry Wight picked up the win in the first and Matt Sheppard made an exciting pass at the end of the race for the

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY READY TO KICK OFF 55TH SEASON THIS SUNDAY WITH TWIN 20’S FOR THE MODIFIEDS

VERNON, NY- With the extended weather forecast looking very promising for this Sunday April 17, all systems are go for Utica-Rome Speedway’s 55th Season Opener.  Busch Beer will present the first night of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing, highlighted by Twin 20’s for the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds.  The SUNY Canton 602 Sportsman, Broedel Energy Open Sportsman, and Pro Stocks will

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WINTER WEATHER CANCELS UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY PRACTICE, PRE-RACE PARTY TO HELD AT SPEEDWAY CLUB ON SATURDAY

VERNON, NY-After a very mild winter, snow returned to the Central New York region after a month long absence this past weekend.  With several inches of snow covering the Utica-Rome Speedway, track management had little choice but to cancel the practice session that was scheduled for this Saturday, April 9.  “We were nearly ready to go,” stated track owner Bill

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CHARLES TIBBITTS MASONRY TO OFFER FREE HOOSIER TIRE TO THIRD PLACE FINISHERS ON SELECT DATES THROUGHOUT 2016 SEASON

VERNON, NY- Last season, the SUNY Canton 602 Sportsman division was added as weekly division and during the first full season fans were treated to full fields and great racing week in and week out.  The same is expected for the 2016 season but now the drivers will have an extra incentive on select dates, thanks to Charles Tibbitts Masonry

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UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY’S BILL AND KIM SHEA TO PROMOTE ROLLING WHEELS RACEWAY PARK IN 2016

ELBRIDGE, NY-Just one year ago, Bill and Kim Shea agreed to purchase Utica-Rome Speedway from Gene Cole which they operated throughout the 2015 season.  In 2016, in addition to successfully operating Utica-Rome Speedway weekly, they will operate Rolling Wheels Raceway Park for track owners Bill Mendick and Bert Butler.  Mendick and Butler approached the Shea’s in early February about running

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BROEDEL ENERGY BECOMES THE OFFICIAL ENERGY SUPPLIER OF THE UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY AND TITLE SPONSOR OF THE OPEN SPORTSMAN

VERNON, NY- The Open Sportsman now have a title sponsor for the upcoming 2016 season as Broedel Energy has become a marketing partner with Utica-Rome Speedway.  The exciting division, which provides a stepping stone between the 602 Sportsman and Modified divisions, will be known as the Broedel Energy Open Sportsman in all releases and results in 2016.  Also, Broedel Energy

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SUNY CANTON EXPANDS SPONSORSHIP AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY BY BECOMING TITLE SPONSOR OF THE 602 CRATE SPORTMAN DIVISION

VERNON, NY- For the 2016 season, the State University of New York in Canton has stepped up its sponsorship at the Utica-Rome Speedway by becoming the title sponsor of the popular 602 Crate Sportsman division.  For the 2016 campaign, the class will be referred to as the SUNY Canton 602 Sportsman.  SUNY Canton has had a long relationship with Utica-Rome

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GATES-COLE INSURANCE CONTINUES THEIR INVOLVEMENT AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY, BECOMES TITLE SPONSOR FOR THE MODIFIED DIVISION

VERNON, NY- For the 2016 season, the Modifieds will have a new name as a familiar name in local motorsports becomes the title sponsor of the headline division at the Utica-Rome Speedway.  Gates-Cole Insurance has long been involved in local racing and this they have again stepped their support of the Modifieds, which will be called the Gates-Cole Insurance Modifieds

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A-VERDI STORAGE CONTAINER TO CO-SPONSOR 4TH ANNUAL COLE CUP AT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY

VERNON, NY-Celebrating its 55th season in 2016, Utica Rome Speedway has been a staple in the community for dirt racing for many years. Owners Bill and Kim Shea purchased the speedway over a year ago and are committed to making the racing experience great for both drivers and fans.  A-Verdi Storage Containers is a proud sponsor at the speedway helping the

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Montgomery Gentry and Eric Paslay Coming to FrogFest Read More: Who Will Take the FrogFest Stage at Utica Rome Speedway

By Polly March 1, 2016 7:45 AM Montgomery Gentry and Eric Paslay will take the Wild West FrogFest stage a July 23rd at the Utica Rome Speedway, presented by White’s Farm Supply. Montgomery Gentry, the rebel duo from Kentucky have had a prolific career cranking out “southern rock” songs with a country music message. #1 hits including ‘If You Ever

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