IMCA: Utica-Rome 2004 schedule

Utica-Rome Speedway Releases 2004 Schedule of Events VERNON, NY- With the 2004 season just a couple of months away, Utica-Rome Speedway has released their 2004 schedule of events. The schedule includes weekly shows on Sunday evenings from late...

Utica-Rome Speedway Releases 2004 Schedule of Events

VERNON, NY- With the 2004 season just a couple of months away, Utica-Rome Speedway has released their 2004 schedule of events. The schedule includes weekly shows on Sunday evenings from late April until Mid-September and a couple of midweek shows with the speedway regular five divisions of 358-Modifieds, Sportsman, Pro Stocks, Pure Stocks, and Four Cylinder Super Stocks. Also on the schedule are special appearances by the Empire Super Sprints, IMCA type Modifieds, CNY Mini-Sprints, and the Midstate Vintage Stock Car Club.

Two test and tune sessions are scheduled to start the season's activities at half-mile oval on Saturday April 17th and Sunday April 18th. A week later on April 25th, the 43rd season will get underway when Gates Cole Insurance and Wilber-Duck Chevy/Buick present a 40 lap Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Championship Qualifier plus a regular show of DIRT Sportsman, DIRT Pro Stocks, Pure Stocks, and Four Cylinder Super Stocks. The next special event on the card is the annual Mother's Day Special on May 9th, when the Mirabito Fuel Group and Wilber-Duck Chevy/Buick present the Turning Stone Casino Resort 358-Modified Super DIRT Series (100 laps), the Sunoco Race Fuels Sportsman Super DIRT Series (East region), plus Four Cylinder Super Stocks. On May 30th, C. Weaver Chevrolet, Tombstone Saloon, and Pondra's Homes & Hearth Realty present the Memorial Weekend Special when the high flying Empire Super Sprints invade the Vernon oval along with a regular show of 358-Modifieds, Sportsman, Pro Stocks, Pure Stocks, and Four Cylinder Super Stocks.

The first of two midweek shows is scheduled for Wednesday, June 23rd when C. Weaver Chevrolet and Parts Plus present a 50 lap, $2500 to win affair for the DIRT 358-Modifieds, $1000 to win for the DIRT Sportsman, plus the IMCA-type Modifieds for $500 to win event. Then the following Sunday, June 27th, Royce International Eyewear presents the 5th annual "Night of Legends Reunion" and NYSSCA Safety Awards night with the Sunoco Race Fuels Sportsman Super DIRT Series (East region) making another stop. Also on the night's schedule is a regular show of 358-Modifieds, Pro Stocks, Pure Stocks, Four Cylinder Super Stocks, and the Midstate Vintage Stock Car Club.

On July 4th, the Empire Super Sprints invade Utica-Rome Speedway again when Mirabito Fuel Group and C. Weaver Chevrolet present the Independence Weekend Fireworks Spectacular. Also scheduled are the Central New York Mini-Sprints, 358-Modifieds, Sportsman, Pro Stocks, and Pure Stocks.

Thursday, August 26th, will be the final midweek show of the year when Ferris Industries and Tracey Road Equipment present the Turning Stone Casino Resort 358-Modified Super DIRT Series (100 laps), a $500 to win for IMCA-type Modifieds, and a regular event for the Pro Stocks.

On Sunday, September 5th, Robbie C's Car Clinic will present the Labor Dya Fireworks Spectacular with the Empire Super Sprints, Sportsma, and Pure Stocks. Also, the Pro Stocks will compete in an Empire Sports Network Combined Super DIRT Series event. The following week on September 12th, the final racing event of 2004 at the speedway will see Gates Cole Insurance present the September Bonanza featuring a 40 lap, $2500 to win event for the 358-Modifieds, which will be a Victoria 200 All-Star Race qualifier. Also, the Sunoco Race Fuels CombinedSuper DIRT Series for the Sportsman, a $400 to win Pure Stock event offering a guaranteed spot for the Victoria 200 weekend, and an IMCA-type Modified event offering $500 to win.

The final event will be the annual Awards banquet to held at the Turning Stone Casino Resort on November 13th. Then, the 358-Modified champion will receive their share of the $25,000 plus 358-Modified point fund, along with the champions from the Sportsman, Pro Stocks, Pure Stocks, and Four Cylinder Super Stocks.

For a full schedule of events, visit us at www.uticaromespeedway.com. For more information, call General Manager Chip Burdick at (315) 725-5907.

UTICA/ROME SPEEDWAY 2004 SCHEDULE

Sat. April 17th TEST, TUNE and "PRACTICE" - a time to reserve seats and get season passes. Gates open at lla.m. Open Practice from 1p.m. - 5p.m. Free grandstand, $10 Pits.

Sun. April 18th TEST, TUNE and "PRACTICE" - a time to reserve seats and get season passes. Gates open at lla.m. Open Practice from 1p.m. - 5p.m. Free grandstand, $10 Pits.

Sun. April 25th Gates-Cole Insurance/Wilber-Duck Chevy Buick presents the 43rd Season Opener featuring a 40 lap Super DIRT Week 358-Modified Championship Qualifier plus a regular show for DIRT Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Sun. May 2nd Crossroads Community Church presents DIRT 358-Modified/ Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Sun. May 9th Mirabito The Energy Leader/Wilber-Duck Chevy Buick presents a Mother's Day Special featuring the kick off of the Turning Stone Casino 358-Modified Super DIRT Series 100 LAPS, Sunoco Race Fuels Sportsman Super DIRT Series, and 4 Cylinder Super Stock. 25 Bonus Track Points Issued to Modifieds ONLY. Gates open at 2:30 p.m. Time trials at 5 p.m. - Race time at 5:30 p.m.

Sun. May 16th Parks Trucking & Paving/Canastota Kart Speedway presents DIRT 358-Modified/Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock, plus One-on-One Spectator Races.

Sun. May 23rd Cushman's Automotive presents DIRT 358-Modified/Sportsman/ Pro Stock/Pure Stock/ 4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Sun. May 30th C-Weaver Chevrolet/Tombstone Saloon/Pondra's Homes & Hearth Realty presents Memorial Weekend Special featuring the Empire Super Sprints, DIRT 358-Modified/Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock. Gates open at 2:30 p.m. - Start Time at 5p.m.

Sun. June 6th Law Manufacturing, Inc.presents DIRT 358-Modified/ Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Sun. June 13th Triple B Welding/Dig Safely New York presents DIRT 358-Modified/Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Sun. June 20th Wilber-Duck Chevy Buick/City Suburban Heating & Cooling presents DIRT 358-Modified/Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Wed., June 23rd C-Weaver Chevrolet/Parts Plus presents DIRT 358-Modified 50 Lap Race - $2,500 to win, Sportsman $1,000 to win, and I.M.C.A. $500 to win. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. - Start Time at 7p.m.

Sun. June 27th Royce International Eyewear presents the 5th Annual "Night of Legends Reunion"/N.Y.S.S.CA. Safety Awards Night featuring the Eastern Tour Sunoco Race Fuels Sportsman Super DIRT Series. Regular Show for DIRT 358-Modified/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock, plus The Midstate Vintage Stock Car Club.

Sun. July 4tth Mirabito The Energy Leader/C-Weaver Chevy presents Independence Weekend Fireworks Spectacular featuring the Empire Super Sprints Tour 2004, Central New York Mini Sprints, DIRT 358-Modified/Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock. (NO FOUR CYLINDER SUPER STOCK) . Gates open at 2:30 p.m. - Start Time at 5p.m.

Sun. July 11th J & J Yamaha/JM Uvanni Motors/ John's Auto Restoration presents Midseason Spectacular for DIRT 358-Modified/ Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock. Double Points for all Classes.

Sun. July 18th Prism Environmental/S & S Environmental presents DIRT 358-Modified/Sportsman/Pro-Stock/Pure-Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Sun. July 25th Walton's Farm & Auto Repair presents Family Autograph Night featuring DIRT 358-Modfied/Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stocks.

Sun. August 1st Wilber-Duck Chevy Buick/Ferris Industries, Inc. presents DIRT 358-Modified/Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Sun. August 8th Pro Tire & Service presents DIRT 358-Modified/Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock, plus One-0n-One Spectator Races.

Sun. August 15th Miribato The Energy Leader presents DIRT 358-Modified/ Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Sun. August 22nd Rothwell's Used Auto Sales/North Norwich Motors & Trailer Sales presents DIRT 358-Modified/Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Thur. August 26th Ferris Industries, Inc./Tracy Road Equipment presents The Turning Stone Casino 358- Modified Super DIRT Series 100 Laps, I.M.C.A. $500 to win, and Pro Stock. 25 Bonus Track Points Issued to Modified ONLY. Gates Open at 4p.m., Time Trials at 6:30 p.m., Race Time at 7p.m.

Sun. August 29th C-Weaver Chevy/Hanifin Tire & Service Center, Inc. presents DIRT 358-Modified Twin 20's, plus a regular show for Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock/4 Cylinder Super Stock. Final Night of Points for Modified and 4 Cylinder Super Stock.

Sun. September 5th Robbie C's Car Clinic presents Labor Day Fireworks Spectacular featuring Empire Super Sprints along with a Combined Pro Stock Series Race. Final Night of Points for Sportsman/Pro Stock/Pure Stock. NO MODIFIED AND NO 4 CYLINDER SUPER STOCK. Gates open at 2p.m. - Start Time at 5p.m.

Sun. September 12th Gates-Cole Insurance presents the September Bonanza featuring a Combined Sportsman Tour Race, 40 Lap Modified finale paying $2,500 to win (Victoria 200 All-Star Qualifier), $400 to win Pure Stock finale with a guaranteed spot for Victoria Weekend, and an I.M.C.A. $500 to win race. Gates open at 2p.m. - Start Time at 5p.m..

November 13th Utica Rome Speedway 2004 Banquet at Turning Stone Casino

DIRT Motorsports sanctioned racing every Sunday with gates opening at 3p.m. and racing at 5:30 p.m. *** Unless Otherwise Noted***

Utica-Rome Speedway is located on Route 5 in Vernon, New York minutes off the NYS Thruway.

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