Wet Weekend at Bridgeport Results in Change of Schedule for Next Weekend

Wet Weekend at Bridgeport Results in  Change of Schedule for Next Weekend

Bridgeport, NJ – After eleven consecutive racing weekends, ‘Mother Nature’ finally got her way.  With rain all week long and an dismal forecast for both Saturday and Sunday’s racing program, Bridgeport Speedway felt it was in the best interest of the drivers and fans to pull the plug for the entire weekend.  Unfortunately a BIG weekend was planned that has now been shuffled the Bridgeport schedule.

Saturday marked the second ‘Bike Night’ of the season where a dozen bicycles were going to be given away to 12 young fans.  All motorcycle riders would have been free that rode in on their bikes.  June 20 would have seen all the residents of of Woodstown, Pilesgrove, Pedricktown, Monroeville, Mannington, and Elmer NJ receive FREE admission to the grandstands.  WithSaturday’s washout ‘Bike Night’ and ‘Township Night’ will carry over to next Saturday!  The bicycles will be given away as well as the motorcycle riders receiving free admission on this comingSaturday, June 27.  Joining the list of FREE townships will be Delaware’s Wilmington, Arden, Elsmere, Greenville, Brandywine, and Tallyville.  All residents from these towns will also receive FREE admission on Saturday, June 27.

The Hillborn TSRS 305 Sprints were to make their return joining the Spirit Auto Center Big Blocks, and Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman.  The Big Blocks and Crate/Sportsman will return next week, however the TSRS Sprints will return in three weeks on July 11.  Replacing the winged warriors will be the Pennco Tech Outlaw Stocks.  Also on the racing card will be Rookie Graduation for the D.A.’s Auto Body 2015 Rookie Class.  Rounding out the program will be the Mechanics Races on the 1/4 mile that were postponed from several weeks ago.

Sunday would have been the third hand of the 2015 1/4 mile Poker Series for the 600 and 270 Micro Sprints, as well as the Slingshots and 4 cylinders with the Stage-1 Modifieds rounding out the racing program.  This coming Friday’s show on June 26 will now be a ‘Wild Card’ Poker hand on Sunday, June 28.  The 600, 270s, and Servpro Four-cylinders will run a bonus hand for the 2015 Poker Series.  The slingshots will remain on the card with a non-point/non-poker hand.  The 8 Cylinder Enduros and STARS Mod Lites that were originally on Friday’s schedule will be added to Sunday’s show joining the Stage-1 Modifieds.

4th of July Weekend is just around the corner so mark your calendars for big events at the Bridgeport Speedway.  Kick off your holiday weekend on Thursday, July 2 with Hand #3 of the 5/8 mile 2015 Poker Series.  A huge FIREWORKS display will take place on this evening jump-starting everyone for the festive holiday weekend.  Jesse ‘The Thrill’ Hill leads the Poker Standings in the Spirit Auto Center Big Blocks with a pair of ‘Dueces’ over Rick Laubach (A & K) and Ryan Godown with an Ace.  The Big Blocks will compete in a 40-lap event paying $4,000 to win, $500 for 10th and $300 to take the green.  Brett Kressley leads the way in the Stewart Stainless Crate/Sportsman hands with a pair of Aces.  The Crate/Sportsman will battle in a 25-lap affair paying a cool $1,000 to win on Thursday.  The Pennco Tech Outlaw Stocks will round out the racing divisions on Thursday with a 20-lap $500 to win event as 2013 track champion Ron Frees leads the way with a pair of Kings.

Then on Sunday, July 5 Hand #4 of the 1/4 mile Poker Series takes place for the 600 micros, 270 micros, Slingshots, ServPro 4 cylinders, and Stage-1 Mods.  Be sure to mark your calendars for Wednesday, July 15 as the first ever ‘Three-For-All” takes place at Bridgeport.  Three of the Northeast’s top divisions will all be seen on one night here at Bridgeport Speedway.  The Super Late Models, 360 Sprints, and 358 Small Block Modifieds will all invade the 5/8 mile for a mid-week spectacular that you won’t soon forget.  For more information please log on to www.bpspeedway.com or check us out on facebook and twitter.  You can also call the speedway hotline and leave a message 856-467-4408.

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