Utica-Rome June 2nd preview

Family Fun and Dirt Racing excitement continues this Sunday June 2 at Utica-Rome Speedway on Canastota Kart Speedway Night. VERNON, NY -- Family fun and professional DIRT Motorsports racing excitement continues this Sunday June 2 at Utica-Rome...

Family Fun and Dirt Racing excitement continues this Sunday June 2 at Utica-Rome Speedway on Canastota Kart Speedway Night.

VERNON, NY -- Family fun and professional DIRT Motorsports racing excitement continues this Sunday June 2 at Utica-Rome Speedway on Canastota Kart Speedway Night. Set for action on the popular half-mile "Action Track of the East" are the 358-Modifieds, Sportsman, Pro Stocks, and Pure Stocks. Racing begins at 6pm.

Mitch Gibbs of North Norwich is the current 358-Modified point leader, and the former champion also has one victory to his credit this season. Just some of the top drivers on hand to beat Gibbs in the 30-lap main event will be legendary DIRT Hall of Famer Jack Johnson, teenager Matt Sheppard, J.J. Michaels, Steve Hulsizer, Gordy Button, Gus Schmidt, John Ramsey, Aaron Excell, Todd Burley, Jason Barney, Ryan Baye, Jim Rothwell, Frankie Caprara, and Ron Holmes.

The Sportsman, Pro Stocks, and Pure Stocks will complete the thrilling four division race card, normally completed around 9:30pm so people may head home and prepare for the upcoming workweek. On average, over 100 cars and drivers fill the pit area to race on the multi-grooved track that produces some of the most exciting racing on the DIRT Motorsports circuit.

Canastota Kart Speedway, located on Route 13 just north of the village of Canastota, recently held its grand opening. The track features both indoor and soon to be outdoor kart speedways, and is extremely popular with local race fans. Check out the all-new Utica-Rome Speedway / Gates-Cole Insurance Kart at the popular entertainment venue and pick up a free Utica-Rome color schedule card.

Utica-Rome Speedway gates this Sunday June 2 on Canastota Kart Speedway Night will open at 4pm, with stock car racing beginning at 6pm. Free parking and over night camping is allowed on speedway grounds. For more information, contact the track office at (315) 829-4557 or visit the official website at www.uticaromespeedway.com.

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