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10K On the Eve of Independence Day: Big Bonuses, Awards Set for Fonda Firecracker
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7/1/2024

7/1/2024

Short Track Super Series


10K On the Eve of Independence Day: Big Bonuses, Awards Set for Fonda Firecracker

FONDA, NY – 10k on the eve of Independence Day.

A robust $10,000-plus winner’s share awaits one Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified competitor on the eve of our nation’s birthday at Fonda Speedway.

The annual ‘Firecracker 50’ is set for Wednesday, July 3, featuring the STSS Modifieds in a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win River Valley Builders North Region event offering $1,000 for 10th, $500 to start and thousands more in bonus cash.

STSS Modified cash bonuses for the Firecracker in memory of Bill Ag total $3,211, in addition to standard series awards, bonuses and certificates.

Rescheduled from June 22, the popular Bill Ag Elimination Match Races for the Amsterdam Truck Center Modifieds will take place on Wednesday. The top-five drivers in current Fonda Speedway Modified points are eligible for the Match Races in addition to the driver 6th-10th in points recording the fastest time in Penske Racing Shocks Hot Laps.

More than $4,626 in cash has been raised for the Match Races.

STSS Crate 602 Sportsman take part in a Madsen Overhead Doors North Region 25-lap contest, with $2,000 going to the winner.

For the first time in 2024, the full-fender Street Stocks return to Fonda thanks to Online Performance Parts/Stone Motorsports, with $500 awaiting the victor of the 20-lap main. Albany-Saratoga Speedway rules will be utilized for this event.

After three River Valley Builders North Region Modified events, Saint Catharines, Ont., driver Mat Williamson leads Stewart Friesen of Sprakers, N.Y., by just five points. Matt Sheppard (Savannah, N.Y.) sits third, 18 points removed from the lead.

Michael Maresca (Baldwinsville, N.Y.), Marc Johnson (Guilderland, N.Y.), Alex Yankowski (Covington Township, Pa.), Anthony Perrego (Walden, N.Y.), Jack Lehner (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.), Mike Mahaney (Elizabethtown, N.Y.), Bobby Hackel IV (East Greenbush, N.Y.), Felix Roy (Napierville, Quebec) and David Hebert (Saint Damase, Quebec) round out the top-12.

Williamson continues to top the Ollie’s Overall Championship over Perrego, Sheppard, Friesen and Yankowski.

In the Madsen Overhead Doors Crate 602 Sportsman North Region, Michael Ballestero of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., leads South New Berlin, N.Y.’s Payton Talbot by just five points.

Completing the top-10 are Blaine Klinger (Walton, N.Y.), Tyler Peet (Lake Ariel, Pa.), Jared LaBagh (Middletown, N.Y.), David Hackett (Lysander, N.Y.), Connor Prokop (Middleburgh, N.Y.), Dale Welty (Montour Falls, N.Y.), Butchie Irwin (Climax, N.Y.) and Joshua Jock (Hogansburg, N.Y.).

Complete standings can be found at the following link: https://www.shorttracksuperseries.com/standings/

On Wednesday, gates open at 4 p.m., with hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m.

Grandstand admission is $25 (Adults), $23 (Seniors ages 65 and up) and Kids 11 and under are FREE.

Infield Drive-In Parking is $120 (includes up to four passes) and can be reserved at the following link: https://www.myracepass.com/tracks/1549/tickets/1396482

Reserved camping can also be reserved online via the link above.

Pit admission is $45 (Non-Members), $40 (Members), $10 Kids (ages 6-12) and $2 Children (ages 5 and under).

A general information sheet can be found on the series website: https://www.shorttracksuperseries.com/downloads/get.aspx?i=948148

The event will be broadcast live on FloRacing (www.floracing.tv).

Since 1953, the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway has hosted the best in stock car racing. Under the management of BD Motorsports Media LLC, the speedway will operate weekly on Saturday nights from April through August plus several special events. Fonda Speedway is located on the Montgomery County Fairgrounds off New York State Thruway Exit No. 28 at 21 S. Bridge Street Fonda, NY 12068.

Fonda Speedway is on the web at www.thefondaspeedway.com. To learn more, call the office at 518.915.4395, like Fonda Speedway on Facebook or follow the speedway on Twitter and Instagram: @thefondaspdwy.

To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, check out ‘Short Track Super Series’ on Facebook, @ShortTrack_SS on Twitter or @ShortTrackSS on Instagram.

The Short Track Super Series is presented by Bob Hilbert Sportswear, FloRacing, American Racer, Lias Tire, Sunoco Race Fuels, BDR Speed, NJ Quality Drywall, River Valley Builders, Ollie’s, Penske Racing Shocks, Saint Lawrence Radiology, Capitol Custom Trailers & Coaches, Bicknell Racing Products, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Madsen Overhead Doors, Belmont’s Garage, Wegner Automotive, DIG Race Products, ATL, Dirt Draft, Swagger Factory Apparel, F.X. Caprara Car Companies, Algonkin Motel LLC, Beyea Custom Headers, Design for Vision, Sunglass Central, Dirt Track Digest TV, DKM Fabrication, EIBACH, Fastline Performance, Flach Performance Products, Henry’s Headers & Exhaust Systems, JK Signworks, JLR Technologies, Dave Prime Jr. MAC Tools, PEM Engineering, Schultz Racing Fuel Cells, Superior Remodeling, TV 12 Racing Products, VAHLCO Wheels & Wilwood Disc Brakes.

STSS Modified Feature Bonuses

1st Modified Driver on the Hook - $100 Holmes and Kugler
Leader Lap 1 - $100 - One Zee Tees
Leader Lap 2 - $100 - Koozie Korner In Memory of Don Davies
17th place on lap 2 - $100 - Out of the Fast Lane Podcast
3rd place on lap 3 - $100 - 33 Race Products LLC
Halfway Leader - $100 - Out of the Fast Lane Podcast
3rd place finish - $100 - Louise & Tom Carville
4th place finish - $100 - Chrissy & Holly Ag- In Memory of Bill Ag
5th place finish - $100 - Kelley Keefe -In Memory of Bob James
6th place finish - $100 - Carole & Alton Palmer- In Memory of Ed Keyser
7th place finish - $100 - Chrissy & Holly Ag- In Memory of Bill Ag
8th place finish - $100 - Chrissy & Holly Ag - In Memory of Bill Ag
9th place finish - $100 - The Furnare Family
10th place finish - $100 - The Romano Family
11th place finish - $111 - Chrissy & Holly Ag- In Memory of Steve Bidwell
12th place finish - $100 - Hazard Family- In Memory of Wayne Hazzard
13th place finish - $100 - Driven Design & Embroidery
14th place finish - $100 - M2 Metals
15th place finish - $100 - Greg Clute
16th place finish - $100 - Chrissy & Holly Ag - In Memory of Bill Ag
17th place finish - $100 - Chrissy & Holly Ag - In Memory of Bill Ag
18th place finish - $100 - Chrissy & Holly Ag - In Memory of Bill Ag
19th place finish - $100 - Chrissy & Holly Ag - In Memory of Bill Ag
20th place finish - $100 - Eric & Sherry Gifford
21sth place finish - $100 - Chrissy & Holly Ag - In Memory of Bill Ag
22nd place finish - $100 - Ken Hanson Paving Inc.
23rd place finish - $100 - Lisa & Tim VanAernam
Last Driver on the lead lap - $100 - Koozie Korner
1st driver one lap down - $100 - One Zee Tees
Hard Charger - $100 - B & B Dumpster Rentals
Hard Luck Award - $200 - Zilles Racing

STSS Modified Preliminary Bonuses

Hot Lap Hero (Fastest Modified in Hot laps)
Greco Racing - $100

Heat Race Winners
Macek’s Garage - $100 - 1st heat race
Macek’s Garage - $100 - 2nd heat race
MTB Sealcoating - $100 - 3rd heat race
BDR Feed - $100 - 4th heat race

Bill Ag Elimination Match Race Sponsors

Round 1 - $500
Rick & Tom Kietlinski - $250
Tadd Parks - $100
The Hazzard family In memory of Wayne Hazzard - $50
Andy's Speed Shop - $100 Gift Certificate

Round 2 - $600
Melissa Rava - $250
Chris & Erin Abele - $200
Alan Hosbach - $50
Andy's Speed Shop - $100 Gift Certificate

Round 3 - $700
Happy Harry Shaffer & Shelly - $350
Auspelmyer Excavating & Paving -$250
Andy's Speed Shop - $100 Gift Certificate

Round 4 - $826
Swagger Factory Apparel - $301
Pro-Tech Scale Service - $250
Tadd Parks - $100
Brian Wisler - Mac Tools - $100
In Memory of Amsterdam Fire Department Battalion Chief J. Michael Mancini - $50
Martin Kelly - $25

Final Round - $1,100
Dirt Track Digest TV - $500
Randy Mallett - $150
Tadd Parks - $300
Louise & Tom Carville - $100
Ed Lamberton/ Wheel People - $50

Elimination Awards - $100 Each
Mark Siegenthaler - 1st driver eliminated
Chad Edwards - 2nd driver eliminated
Fonda Speedway 50/50 Ladies - 3rd driver eliminated
Mimi Lazzaro - 4th driver eliminated
Mohawk Valley Vintage Dirt Modifieds - 5th driver eliminated

6th thru 10th in points Timed Hot Laps
Dirt Modified Nostalgia Tour - Fastest time - $100
In Memory of Timmy Coughlin - 2nd fastest time - $50
Ed Lamberton/ Wheel People - 3rd fastest time - $50
Melissa Rava - 4th fastest time - $50
Melissa Rava - 5th fastest time - $50

Fastest Elimination Race Lap
Larry Wrobel - $100

Oversized Check for Bill Ag Final Round Winner
JK Signworks

Bill Ag Hats for Drivers
Driven Design & Embroidery

Bill Ag Shirts for Family
One Zee Tees

Bill Ag Award is given in Bill’s memory to recognize a driver who races every Saturday night, loves racing, works hard, has a great attitude, and doesn’t have a lot of sponsors
Chrissy & Megan Ag - $200

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Bob Hilbert Sportswear
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Sunoco
Flo Racing
BDR Speed
NJ Quality Drywall
River Valley Builders
Ollies
St. Lawrence Radiology
Capital Custom Trailers
Bicknell Racing Products
Behrents
Madsen Overhead Doors
Belmont Garage
Wegner Automotive
DIG
ATL
Dirt Draft
Swagger Factory Apparel
FX Caprara
Algonkin Motel
Beyea Headers
Design For Vision
Sunglass Central
Dirt Track Digest
DKM Fabrication
Eibach Springs
Fastline
Flasch Performance
Henrys Exhaust
JK Signworks
JLR
Lias Tire
MAC Tools
Penske
Schultz Fuel Cells
Superior Remodeling
TV12 Race Product
Vahlco Wheels
Wilwood