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Friday May 17, 2013
Bridgeport, NJ (May 17, 2013) - On the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, Bridgeport Speedway’s Big Block Modified Poker Series is set to resume on Sunday, May 26 with the Wingate Classic, a 40-lap Big Block Modified race in honor of George Wingate. The Pennsville and Gibbstown, NJ Burger King Restaurants of Pine Corporation would like to offer all race fans attending the Wingate Classic a special offer. Just by presenting a wristband from any track, race fans will receive 10% off their entire order on Sunday, May 26.

The Pennsville, NJ Burger King restaurant is located just off exit 1 of Route 295 and the Gibbstown, NJ restaurant can be found just off exit 17. Bridgeport Speedway is located just off exit 14. This is a great chance to help promote Bridgeport Speedway and Burger King while helping the local community as Bridgeport Speedway and Burger King team up for this great offer.

On Sunday, May 26, the Wingate Classic, a 40-lap Big Block Modified race in honor of George Wingate, will pay the winner $4000 with $300 available to competitors upon taking the green. Wingate was a special person in the history of Bridgeport Speedway. Starting in 1978, Wingate began his first of three stints as Bridgeport Speedway’s promoter. In total, Wingate, who lost a battle with cancer in May 2003, held the promotional reins for nearly eleven years.

Colonial Pipeline, the owner of a network of pipelines connecting Gulf Coast refineries with markets across the South and Eastern United States, has recently come on board as a sponsor of this event during 811 Awareness Night. 811 is the national phone number to be called prior to any excavation work. Colonial Pipeline is an Atlanta based interstate common carrier of petroleum products and has a vast pipeline system that stretches from Houston Texas to New York Harbor. Colonial Pipeline's local Woodbury, NJ team will be on hand with information on the importance of using the free and easy to use 811 system.

In addition, the Crate/Sportsman and Outlaw Stock Cars have extra distance events . The second hand of the Crate/Sportsman Poker Series is set to occur with $1000 awarded to the winner of the 30-lap race. A 20 lap contest will serve as the second round of Black Flagged Racing’s Outlaw Stock Car Shoot Out Series. Plenty of extra incentives including lap money, contingency awards, and a gambler’s bonus have been gathered by Black Flagged Racing. All three divisions will have qualifying races and consolation events before their main events. Colonial Pipeline is offering a cash bonus to the winners of the heat races in each division. The victors of the Big Block Modified qualifying events will receive $150. Winners of the heat races in the Crate/Sportsman and Outlaw Stock Car divisions will be awarded $50.

On Sunday May 26, the pit gates unlock at 4:00pm and fans can begin to enter the grandstands at 5:00pm. Racing is slated to begin at 7:00pm. 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.

On raceday, remember to stop by either the
Pennsville or Gibbstown, NJ Burger King restaurants as you make your way to see high-speed racing on the fast 5/8th mile Bridgeport Speedway to take advantage of this special one day offer. Every day, more than 11 million guests visit Burger King restaurants around the world. Burger King restaurants are known for serving high-quality, great-tasting, and affordable food. Founded in 1954, Burger King is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original Home of the Whopper, their commitment to premium ingredients, signature recipes, and family-friendly dining experiences is what has defined the brand for more than 50 successful years.

Bridgeport Speedway provides a safe and secure family atmosphere, free parking, giveaways, and fan participation games. As a premier racing complex, 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.