By Bob Miller
NEW EGYPT, NJ (August 6, 2016) – Race fans are buzzing with excitement leading to Tuesday, August 23 (Raindate: August 24) and the popular combined appearance of the region’s two most popular divisions – the 410 Sprint Cars and the Modifieds – joining forces for the ultimate double header, as NAPA Auto Parts and Pioneer Pole Buildings present JERSEY RUSH VI at the New Egypt Speedway.
A co-promotion between Lenny, Danny, and Davey Sammons along with, special events organizer, Bob Miller – JERSEY RUSH VI offers twin 30 lap feature events with lucrative paydays for both divisions.
The 410 Sprint Cars will race for a $5,000 winner’s share, with $1,000 going to tenth place and $400 to start the A-main. The area’s fastest Sprint Car drivers will compete in 10 lap heat races – set from time trials, and a 12 lap B-Main prior to the 30 lap main event. Only approved Hoosier H-Series tires will be eligible for competition. $100 in tow money will go to all pre-entered non-qualified cars.
A $300 bonus will be available to the highest finishing 360 Sprint Car and the URC wing rule will be in effect for the 360 and 358 Sprints only.
The Modifieds will compete for a $3,000 top prize with $1,000 going to the fifth place finisher and $200 to start the feature event. Drivers will draw for heat race groups and take part in timed warm-ups with an invert of four heading in to the qualifying heats. Six cars will qualify with the top-four finishers locked into the redraw. Modifieds MUST use American Racer tires with a left rear 44 compound and a right rear 48 compound. Competitors have the option of running a Big-Block with windows or a Small-Block with Sail Panels. Big-Blocks must weigh a minimum of 2,500 lbs.; Open Small Blocks must weigh a minimum of 2,450 lbs.; Spec Small Blocks on alcohol must weigh a minimum of 2,350 lbs. and on gas a minimum of 2,275 lbs.
There is no entry fee but drivers are encouraged to pre-register by calling 443-513-4456 – pre-registered competitors will receive one pit pass for the driver. Pre-entry deadline is August 19.
Prior to the racing action fans will be treated to a special pre-race Meet and Greet from 5:00-6:00 PM. All race fans are welcome to visit the pit area and get an up-close look at the stars and cars competing in the JERSEY RUSH VI. Spectators can enter the pit area from the gate behind the fourth turn grandstands.
Adult Admission for Jersey Rush VI is $30, Children (6-11): $10 and Children 5 and under are FREE! Pit admission is $35 with no license required.
Pit Gates open at 3:30 PM, Grandstands open at 5:00 PM, the Driver’s Meeting will be at 6:15 PM, Warm-Ups at 7:00 PM and racing at 7:30 PM.
NAPA Auto Parts & Pioneer Pole Building presents…
About New Egypt Speedway
With state-of-the-art facilities, New Egypt Speedway feature daylight-quality lighting system, excellent sightlines – from any seat in the house. The grandstands are fully wheel-chair accessible with wide, clear and well-groomed walkways. Concession facilities serve up everything from sausage sandwiches to ice cream treats at family-style prices. On the track, the racy 7/16-mile D-shaped clay oval serves the Garden State race fans with some of the best competition in the country.