Category Archives: Utica-Rome Speedway News

They’re Back: All Star 410 Sprint Cars Invade Utica-Rome Speedway Aug. 19, 2023

Written by Andrew Reigel VERNON, NY – They’re back. For the second consecutive season, the Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) presented by Mobil 1 will return to Utica-Rome Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023. The lightning-fast ASCoC 410 Sprint Cars will offer a $10,000 winner’s share again this year. Last August, the return of the All Stars brought

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A Dozen: Matt Sheppard Claims Record-Setting 12th Utica-Rome Modified Victory Tuesday

Written by Chris Moore VERNON, NY – Matt Sheppard claimed the season finale at Utica-Rome Speedway on Tuesday night, topping a stout 26-car field in the ‘Modern Day Outlaw 50’ worth $5,000. The Savannah, N.Y., resident raced from his ninth starting position to take the lead at the completion of lap 26 and drove away with a dominant performance for

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MODERN DAY OUTLAW 50 & COLE CUP RESULTS SUMMARY – UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY OCTOBER 4, 2022

Modern Day Outlaw Sunoco Modified Feature Finish (50 laps): MATT SHEPPARD, Larry Wight, Demetrios Drellos, Rocky Warner, Bobby Hackel IV, Alex Yankowski, David Schilling, Alan Johnson, Will Shields, Willy Decker, Brian Gleason, Pat Ward, Danny Bouc, Jeff Trombley, Neil Stratton, Jeff Taylor, Cale Ross, Rusty Smith, Billy Decker, Alan Barker, JaMike Sowle, Brian Murphy, Andy Bachetti, Ronnie Johnson, Ryan Darcy,

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Dave Lape, Fred & Louise Burrows to be Honored Tuesday at Utica-Rome Speedway Finale

VERNON, NY – Since the most recent event at Utica-Rome Speedway on Labor Day weekend, three prominent members of the historic facility’s racing community were lost. Dave Lape of Canajoharie, N.Y., a multi-time winner on both the dirt and pavement surfaces and a two-time Modified track champion at the Home of Heroes, passed away on Sept. 7. Three days later

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It’s Back: 360 Sprint Car Cole Cup Returns for First Time Since 2019 Oct. 4 at Utica

Written by Chris Moore VERNON, NY – When Utica-Rome Speedway runs its final race of the 2022 season, the ‘Cole Cup’ will return for the first time since 2019 on Tuesday, October 4. The race – in recognition of longtime speedway owner and promoter Gene Cole – rewards the A-Verdi Storage Containers Patriot Sprint Tour (PST) 360 Sprint Car winner

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Twin $5,000s: 360 Sprint Car Cole Cup, ‘Modern Day Outlaw’ Modifieds Race for 5K Oct. 4

VERNON, NY – Twin $5,000s. For one final time in 2022, Utica-Rome Speedway roars to life on Tuesday, Oct. 4 with a fan-pleasing program headlined by a pair of $5,000-to-win events at the Home of Heroes. The lightning-fast 360 Sprint Cars of the A-Verdi Storage Containers Patriot Sprint Tour (PST) invade for the annual Cole Cup, a 30-lap event offering

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Matt Sheppard Wins 11th Feature & Championship Friday at Utica-Rome

Written by Chris Moore VERNON, NY – Matt Sheppard called Victory Lane all his own on Championship Night at Utica-Rome Speedway, picking up his 11th win of the season and his second consecutive Sunoco Modified championship. “I’m really proud of this team. What a great season… never would’ve dreamed we would’ve got rolling the way we did,” proclaimed Sheppard on

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CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT RESULTS SUMMARY – UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY SEPTEMBER 2, 2022

Sunoco Modified Feature Finish (30 laps): MATT SHEPPARD, Alex Yankowski, Billy Decker, Stewart Friesen, Alan Barker, Ronnie Johnson, Darren Smith, Willy Decker, Rocky Warner, Shaun Walker, Will Shields, Justin Wright, Eric Leet, Ronnie Holmes, Rusty Smith, Brad Godshalk, Jim Walsh, Ed Harris, Ted Starr, Pat Ward, JaMike Sowle, Aaron Jacobs, David Schilling, Brad Poppleton. Did Not Start: Alan Johnson 2022

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