Notes Regarding this Friday, April 28 – ‘Alex Friesen Remembered’ Continuation at Utica-Rome Speedway

VERNON, NY – After rain moved in last Friday, the ‘Alex Friesen Remembered’ special at Utica-Rome Speedway will resume this Friday, April 28.

Below, all pertinent information regarding the rescheduling of the program:

  • The event will pick up where it stopped last Friday: midway through Fastline Performance Limited Sportsman Heat No. 1
  • Remaining qualifying events: Limited Sportsman heats, Fonda Fair Four Cylinder heats, 3 Bastards Brewing Modified consolations, Worthington Industries Crate 602 Sportsman consolation
  • All feature events from last Friday are left to be run headlined by the $6,800-to-win ‘Honoring Alex’ Modified main
  • ALL rain checks from last Friday, April 21 will be accepted at the grandstand and pit gates. Bring your wristbands.
  • Slingshots, both All-Stars and Juniors, will run a full program of heat races and features on the inner oval (they were originally scheduled for Friday)
  • New cars: if you were not in attendance last Friday: Modifieds and Crate 602 Sportsman can tag the consolations, Pro Stocks may join the feature, Limited Sportsman and Four Cylinders tag a heat race
  • New attendees pay the following for the grandstand since most of the qualifying has been completed: $15 (Adults), $13 (Seniors ages 65 and over), Kids 11 and under FREE
  • New pit attendees pay the following: $40 (Non-Members), $35 (Utica-Rome or NASCAR Members), $10 Kids (ages 6-12), $2 Children (ages 5 and under)
  • IF you cannot attend the make-up this Friday, wristbands may be used at face value for another event this season

Gates open at 5 p.m., with hot laps at 6:45 p.m. and racing at 7:30 p.m.

The event – and all Utica-Rome events – will be broadcast live on FloRacing ( as part of the $150 annual subscription.

Utica-Rome Speedway is located at 5591 NY-5 (Seneca Turnpike) Vernon, NY 13476. The official website is and the speedway can be reached by phone at 315.953.4097.  Like Utica-Rome Speedway on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @UR_Speedway.