Back to the Grind: Backpack Giveaway, Points Racing Resumes Friday at Utica-Rome

VERNON, NY – Back to the grind.

This Friday, August 25, Utica-Rome Speedway returns to NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series competition with a complete program presented by Picture Perfect Pools & Spas and Scenic View Campground.

Points-paying competition continues for the 3 Bastards Brewing Modifieds, Worthington Industries Crate 602 Sportsman, Next Generation GraphiX Pro Stocks, Fastline Performance Limited Sportsman and Fonda Fair Four Cylinders on the half-mile oval, while the Senior Services Inc. Allstar Slingshots and Junior Slingshots compete on the inner oval.

A backpack giveaway for the kids will take place in the grandstand area.

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

Grandstand admission is $15 (Adults), $13 (Seniors ages 65 and up) and Kids 11 and under are FREE.

Pit admission is $40 (Non-Member, ages 13 and up), $35 (NASCAR or Utica-Rome Member), $10 Kids (ages 6-12) and $5 Children ages 5 and under.

The event – and all Utica-Rome 2023 races – 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.