The region’s top competitors take part in a thrilling double header featuring the two most popular divisions on Tuesday, August 25, when the 410 Sprint Cars team with the Big-Block/Small-Block Modified challenge when NAPA Auto Parts and Pioneer Pole Buildings present JERSEY RUSH V at the New Egypt Speedway. Catch the Jersey RUSH V in its fifth presentation with gates opening at 5 PM and race time set for 7:30 PM.
A huge highlight to this event is the free to the public pre-race “Party in the Pits” getting underway pit side at 5 PM. When the front gate opens at 5 PM, so will the pit gate behind the turn four grandstand, welcoming all race fans to visit the pit area, meet drivers, collect autographs and get an early glimpse of the powerful 410 sprint cars before they take to the speedway. The pits will be open for one hour so fans may take part in the Meet & Greet. At 6 PM the serious business of getting ready for warm-ups and time trials will begin. So don’t forget, come out early and take part in the popular “Party in the Pits” just prior to the start of the JERSEY RUSH V.
Then, all eyes will be on the 7/16-mile D-shaped clay oval. A tricky layout, New Egypt Speedway provides some of the greatest side-by-side racing in the country. The 410 Sprint Cars with over 900 horsepower and weighing only 1400 lbs — the gutsiest of drivers will compete for a possible $5,000 jackpot in the 30 lap co-main event.
Pennsylvania Sprint Car aces like Greg Hodnett, Lucas Wolfe, Brandon and Freddie Rahmer are pre-registered. Hometown heroes Mark Bitner and 2014 Port Royal Speedway Champion, Rick Lafferty – who reside just miles from New Egypt Speedway are among the pre-entries. Along with past race winners JJ Grasso (2011 & 2013) and Ryan Smith (2014), Davey Sammons, Robbie Stillwaggon and a host of others are expected.
Competitors will Time Trial to determine their starting spot in a 10 lap qualifying event, with an invert making things more interesting. The top two finishers in each qualifying event will re-draw along with the three fastest qualified cars to determine the starting positions in the A-Main. The remainder of the field will be determined in a 12 lap B-Main event.
The lucrative payout will offer a $5,000 to win, $1,000 for tenth position and $400 to start.
Sprint Drivers are encouraged to pre-enter for this event. Entry fee includes 3 Pit Passes (driver and 2 crew members), plus 3 EG Tire & Auto Center Pre-Race BBQ Tickets (4-5 PM) for the fee of $50.
Defending track Modified Champion, Ryan Godown, along with main rival, Billy Pauch will take advantage of a unique rules package allowing both Big-Block and Small-Block machines to compete.
Big Block Modifieds will compete with a standard body package, whereas, Small Block Modifieds will have the option to compete with the popular sail panels. The 30 lap event will offer a $3,000 top prize to competitors, $1,000 for fifth, $350 for tenth and $175 to start.
Modified competitors will draw for Heat Race Groups, and participate in timed Warm-Ups with that group. The heat races will be lined-up based on time with an invert of 4 positions. The top qualifiers in heat race action with re-draw for the A-Main Starting positions.
Modified drivers are encouraged to pre-enter for this event. There is no cost to pre-enter, but pre-entered drivers will receive a free pit pass.
General Admission ticket pricing for Tuesday, August 25 is $30 for Adults, Children 6-11 are $10 and Kids 5 & under are FREE! Pit Admission pricing is $35 and no license is required. Need Advance Tickets, just call 443 513 4456 and be sure to leave your name and the number of tickets you need. You may pay for and pick-up your advance tickets on race day in the track office after 4 PM. Advance ticket holders may enter at 5 PM.
Pit Gates open at 3:00 PM, Grandstand Gates open at 5:00 PM, Pre-Race Meet & Greet is from 5-6 PM, Driver’s meeting is at 6:15, Hot Laps begin at 6:45 PM and Time Trials start at 7:30 PM
The JERSEY RUSH is a co-promotion between Lenny, Danny and Davey Sammons, along with, special events organizer Bob Miller
NAPA Auto Parts & Pioneer Pole Building presents…
JERSEY RUSH V
Tuesday, August 25 7:30 PM
New Egypt Speedway
720 Route 539
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.