Utica-Rome preview 2002-05-26

VERNON, NY -- Utica-Rome Speedway was forced to cancel the DIRT Motorsports stock car racing for Sunday May 19 due to extreme wet conditions on track grounds. It was the second race cancellation in a row this season. Race action will continue...

VERNON, NY -- Utica-Rome Speedway was forced to cancel the DIRT Motorsports stock car racing for Sunday May 19 due to extreme wet conditions on track grounds. It was the second race cancellation in a row this season.

Race action will continue this Sunday May 26 on Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes Night with a special Memorial Weekend Spectacular featuring a 50-lap championship event for the DIRT 358-Modifieds plus a regular show for the DIRT Sportsman, DIRT Pro Stocks, and Pure Stocks. In addition, a $500 to win Smash and Crash Demolition Derby will also be contested following the feature events. Gates will open at 4pm, with racing beginning at 6pm.

CURRENT UTICA-ROME SPEEDWAY POINT STANDINGS

DIRT 358-MODIFIEDS -- Mitch Gibbs 60, Matt Sheppard 56, Ron Holmes 52, Jason Barney 50, Steve Paine 48, Frankie Caprara 46, Jeff Kotary 44, Pete Taylor 42, John Barker Jr 40, Jerry Higbie Jr 38.

DIRT SPORTSMAN -- Jamie Christian 60, Kevin Crave 56, Tim Clemons 52, Tim French 50, Bill Shantel Jr 48, Tim Mayne 46, Paul Carey 44, Mike Button 42, Steve Davis 40, Jim Roberts 38.

DIRT PRO STOCKS -- Bret Belden 60, Dave McCready 56, Eric Vanderhoof 52, Wayne Archer 50, Jason Rood 48, Joe Palmer 46, Dave Moyer 44, Denny Smith 42, Mark Effner 40, Bill Knapp 38.

PURE STOCKS -- Dave Mannise 60, Rick Trexler 56, Les Lewis 52, Art Newman Jr 50, Jeff Thorp 48, Chris White 46, Shawn Simmons 44, Jim Thomas 42, Cody Streeter 40, Chuck Cushman Jr 38.

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Series Stock car
Drivers Jim Roberts , John Barker