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Friday May 24, 2013
WET WEATHER WIPES OUT 270CC MICRO-SPRINT BONUS NIGHT AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY
Bridgeport, NJ (May 24, 2013) – Wet weather in Southern New Jersey wiped out Black Flagged Racing’s 270cc Micro-Sprint Bonus Night on the quarter mile track at Bridgeport Speedway. The 270cc Micro-Sprint Bonus Night will be rescheduled. On Friday, May 31, Fan Appreciation Night will be the next event on the inner dirt oval and will feature Micro-Sprints (270cc and 600cc) along with 4-Cylinder Enduro Cars. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and the first qualifying event starts at 7:15 p.m. Grandstand admission is $10 for fans 10 and older. All kids 9 and under are free. Admission to the pit area is $25 with a license and $30 without a license.

The next racing event at Bridgeport Speedway takes place on Sunday, May 26. Colonial Pipeline, the owner of a network of pipelines connecting Gulf Coast refineries with markets across the South and Eastern United States, presents the Wingate Classic on 811 Awareness Night. This 40-lap Big Block Modified Poker Series race honors George Wingate, the former Bridgeport Speedway promoter who lost a battle with cancer in May 2003. The winner of this second of five Poker Series events will go home with $4000. A host of invaders such as Jimmy Blewett, Jeff Heotzler, Duane Howard, Doug Manmiller, Billy Pauch, Sr., and Craig Von Dohren are expected to be on hand. The second races in the Crate/Sportsman Poker Series and Outlaw Stock Car Shoot-Out Series will round out the special Memorial Day weekend program. On Sunday May 26, the pit gates unlock at 4:00 p.m. and fans can begin to enter the grandstands at 5:00 p.m. Racing is slated to begin at 7:00 p.m. Adult (16 and older) admission will be $25 with students (10-15) being admitted for $12. Kids 9 and under are free. Admittance to the pits is $35.

Bridgeport Speedway provides a safe and secure family atmosphere, free parking, giveaways, and fan participation games. Billed ‘The Fastest Dirt Track in the East’, Bridgeport Speedway is a banked 5/8th mile dirt oval, featuring a dirt 1/4 mile oval embedded in the center, and is located in Southern New Jersey -- just minutes from Pennsylvania and Delaware at exit 14 off of I-295.