August 1st, 2004
KIRKWOOD, NY…Five Mile Point Speedway has a big month of family fun slated for the month of August. It all gets underway this Saturday, August 7th with a trip down memory lane. The Midstate Vintage Stock Car Club will be in action this Saturday night. Race time is scheduled for 6:30 with all of the action sponsored by southern tier Advance Auto Part Stores.
In addition to the Midstate Vintage racers, the Big Block/Small Block Modifieds will be in competition along with the UMP Modifieds, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks and Figure 8's. Because of the recent overflowed pit area the Figure 8 teams have had their schedule shuffled to this Saturday, August 7th. Each Figure 8 team will receive two free pit passes for this Saturdays race event. The Sportsman teams will be off this Saturday as each division has one race night off throughout the season.
Saturday, August 14th will see a huge night for the youngsters in attendance. Not only will there be kiddie rides and a poster contest, a special added bike race has been scheduled for the kids in attendance. Kids are required to bring their own bicycle and helmet for the event. On the track the Big Block/Small Block Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds, UMP Modifieds, Street Stock and Pure Stocks will all be in action for Time Warner Cable Night.
The fan favorite Slingshot cars will return to competition on Saturday, August 21st along with a complete program of Big Block/Small Block Modifieds, Sportsman, UMP Modifieds, Street Stocks and Pure Stocks. A pre-race tailgate party will also be held on the backstretch area for fans that arrive to the speedway early.
The month of August will wrap up as WBNG TV 12 presents a back to school special for area kids. All kids 18 years old and younger will be admitted into the races absolutely free of charge. A full program of racing will be on the card as this will be the last regular night of racing prior to the September 4th Season Championship Night.
As the season winds down each race becomes more important to the teams in the championship point battles. Don't miss any of the excitement as the teams race to establish themselves in the historic Five Mile Point Speedway record books. For additional information please phone the speedway offices at (607) 775-5555 or log on to www.fivemilepointspeedway.net.