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ISMA Supermodifieds Headline Racing Action At 1st Annual Cayuga Automotive Flea Market At Cayuga 2000 Speedway Nelles Corners, Ontario -- On Saturday and Sunday, September 15-16, Cayuga 2000 Speedway hosts the first annual Cayuga Automotive Flea...

ISMA Supermodifieds Headline Racing Action At 1st Annual Cayuga Automotive Flea Market At Cayuga 2000 Speedway

Nelles Corners, Ontario -- On Saturday and Sunday, September 15-16, Cayuga 2000 Speedway hosts the first annual Cayuga Automotive Flea Market presented by Molson Canadian. The International Super Modified Association (ISMA) headlines the racing action on the fast five-eighths-mile oval. The weekend also includes a plethora of attractions for auto buffs, including custom car displays, race team displays, import displays, a custom car coral, a car auction and parts vendors. There is also live entertainment at the campground pavilion. The track opens for weekend camping on Friday, September 14.

The auto racing feature events are 50 laps for the Supermodifieds of the International Supermodified Association and 30 laps for the Outlaw Thundercars. All racing will take place on Saturday. The pits open at 2:00 p.m., spectator gates open at 3:00 p.m., and racing starts at 7:00 p.m.

Billed as the fastest short-track asphalt cars in the world, the ISMA Supermodifieds are capable of running Cayuga's five-eighths-mile-oval in less than 17 seconds at average speeds exceeding 130 mph (210 km/h). They are powered by big block, North American built motors with a maximum displacement of 470 cubic inches (7.7 litres) producing upwards of 700 horsepower. ISMA Supermodifieds Headline Racing Action At 1st Annual Cayuga Automotive Flea Market At Cayuga 2000 Speedway

Nelles Corners, Ontario. The ISMA Supermodified race will be the third appearance at Cayuga this year for ISMA. In the first race, Joe Gosek of Oswego, New York narrowly edged young Ryan Coniam from Burlington, Ontario in a thrilling finish. It was Gosek's third Cayuga win in a row. Dave McKnight of Brampton, Ontario won ISMA's second event at Cayuga (in August). He edged Chris Perley of Rowley, Massachusetts and Joey Payne from Hawthorne, New Jersey to pick up his fifth ISMA win of the year. McKnight won the ISMA Super Nationals at Oswego Speedway since ISMA's last Cayuga race.

Heading into the doubleheader weekend, McKnight leads the ISMA point standings as he and car owner Brad Lichty of Innerkip, Ontario try to become the first Canadians to win the prestigious ISMA championship. The Supers will run Friday night at Kawartha Speedway near Peterborough before heading to Cayuga on Saturday.

Also on the racing card this weekend will be the Outlaw Thundercars. Second-generation driver Steve Book from Caledonia, Ontario leads the point standings by just four markers over Paul Richardson of Binbrook. Ralph Book (Steve's father) is third, while Rick Homanchuk and Joe Rientes are fourth and fifth respectively. Homanchuk is from Bridgeport and Rientes lives in Mt. Hope.

Spectator gates for the auto races open at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 15. Qualifying heat races are scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. More information on the automotive flea market is available on their web site at www.cayugaautofleamarket.ca.

Cayuga 2000 Speedway is located at Nelles Corners, Ontario, Highway 3 between Jarvis and Cayuga, 1 km north on Indian Line Road (Regional Road 20).

Visit the Cayuga 2000 Speedway web site at www.cayuga2000speedway.com for additional information on ticket prices and camping. Phone inquiries are welcome at the speedway office (519-622-2430) from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. On race day, phone the track at 905-768-1177.

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