(program available for Modifieds, Sportsman, IMCA, Modifieds Street Stocks, Lightning Cats)




RE:  Barry White Travelers Program  




KIRKWOOD, NY…For ten years Barry White has made the long trek north every Saturday from his hometown of Mertztown, PA to compete at Five Mile Point Speedway.  The trip in fact is 134 miles one way from his home to the speedway each Saturday night to race in the Modified division.  This year the speedway is going to reward his loyalty and dedication to the speedway by naming a new program after him.


The Barry White Travelers Program will reward race teams that travel a long distance to compete at Five Mile Point Speedway in 2014.  Teams that travel a distance of over 125 miles one way to the speedway this season will receive 2 free pit passes for the weekly programs. Any team that travels over 100 miles one way to the speedway will receive 1 free pit pass for the weekly programs at the speedway.


Teams must notify the speedway prior to taking advantage of the program and it will include all Saturday night races between April 26th and August 30th of the season.  This is the duration of the entire 2014 Track Championship Point race battle. The mileage will be based on the participating driver’s state driver’s license and the mileage will be determined via mapquest and the shortest possible route to the speedway address of 100 Francis Street – Kirkwood, NY  13795.  This way teams can also log the mileage in prior to decide if they want to take part in this program. There is no cost to join the program. The speedway does have to be notified if a team wants to take part in it.  This program is based on the teams that have to spend hundreds of dollars in fuel just to arrive at the quarter mile oval every Saturday night.


Five Mile Point Speedway Track Owner Andrew Harpell commented on the new program, “Barry has supported the speedway for a lot of years without ever asking for a thing, he has been honored at our banquet as being a class act, we wanted to do something to not only honor his dedication but reward him and other teams that travel to our speedway weekly from so far away.” He added, “We felt this program achieves both while saluting a competitor at our speedway that certainly adds to the quality of our weekly operation.” 


Prior to announcing this new program the speedway has had a tremendous amount of interest from new teams looking to call Five Mile Point Speedway home in 2014.  With the aggressive American Racer Cup Program and the number of extra paying special events teams are certainly tuned in to the excitement that will take place in 2014.  The new program is based on helping teams that have such a huge traveling fuel bill to ease some of their weekly cost.


Teams interested in the Barry White Travelers Program are encouraged to contact the speedway offices by phoning 607-775-5555 or emailing the offices at  The 2014 racing season will get underway on Sunday, April 6th with the RoC Sportsman and RoC Street Stocks headlining the action.  The following Sunday will see the rained out 2013 Race of Champions Dirt Modified Tour Title battle being decided with a 100 lap special on Sunday, April 13th.


For additional information please contact the Five Mile Point Speedway offices at 607-775-5555 or log on to  You can also email the speedway directly at or find us on Facebook.