October 25th, 2004
KIRKWOOD, NY…The twice rescheduled UMP/IMCA shootout is set to take place this Saturday, October 30th at Five Mile Point Speedway. The 30 lap event will pay $500 to the winner. Race time is 3:30 p.m.
The UMP/IMCA Shootout will feature the top teams in the northeast as they converge on the quarter mile for a true test of driver skill. Teams competing in this race will be able to use either their Five Mile Point Speedway – UMP Hoosier tires or the IMCA McCreary tires for this event.
Five Mile Point Speedway track operator Andrew Harpell remarked, “We are really looking forward to this portion of the Southern Tier Open, the response from the UMP/IMCA teams has been very strong entering this Saturdays race.” He added, “We know the teams are excited about running in this event after being rescheduled twice already.”
Also on the card this Saturday will be the Big Block/Small Block Modifieds as they do battle in 50 lapper. The sail panels will return on the Modifieds for this open event this Saturday. The Sportsman, Street Stocks, Pure Stocks and 4 Cylinder Stocks will also be in competition.
Pit gates open at 1:00 p.m. this Saturday with grandstand gates opening at 2:00 p.m. Racing will get underway at 3:30 p.m. Free camping and parking is always available and kids 10 and younger are always free at Five Mile Point Speedway. For additional information please phone the speedway offices at (607) 775-5555 or log on to www.fivemilepointspeedway.net.