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Tuesday October 01, 2013
HIGH STAKES ARE ON THE TABLE AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY’S OCTOBER 5TH SHOW
Bridgeport, NJ (October 1, 2013) – On Saturday, October 5, the High Stakes at the Port rolls into Bridgeport Speedway. This big race program will feature the fourth hand of the Poker Series for the Big Block Modifieds and Crate/Sportsman along with the third round of the Outlaw Stock Car Shoot-Out Series.

In their Poker Series event, the Big Block Modifieds will partake in a 35-lap main event with an Ace and $3000 going to the victor. The take the green money will be $250. After three hands of the five race series, Neal Williams has the best hand. With two eleventh place finishes and one sixth place finish, Williams has a pair of Fours and one Nine. Rusty Smith, who has two thirteenth finishes, has the next best hand with a pair of Deuces. A star studded field is expected for this event and should include Jimmy Blewett, the winner of the Friends of Mike race that served as the third hand of the Poker Series. In addition to this Poker Series contest, the mighty modifieds will complete the twenty-one circuits that remain from the rain postponed 30-lap feature from May 11.

The winner of the 20-lap Crate/Sportsman Poker Series will walk away with $750 and $100 will be the take the green money. By virtue of his two third place finishes, Mike Lyons and his pair of Queens leads the standings with Mike Cogdill having the next best hand with a pair of Nines.

Due to a rainout on Saturday, September 22, the Outlaw Stock Car Shoot-Out Series, sponsored by Black Flagged Racing, resumes with their third contest. A hefty purse is on the line as $600 will be going to the victor and each starter of the feature will get a minimum of $50. After two races, Bill Lietdka has accumulated 127 points which is six more than Brian Ludwig. Ron Frees, the 2013 Outlaw Stock Car track champion, sits in third place with 113 markers.

For each series event, qualifying races will precede the running of features events and starting lineups for the heats will be determined by pill draw. The night of action will close out with a demolition derby.

On Saturday, October 5, the pit gates open at 4:00 p.m. and the grandstand turnstiles unlock at 5:00 p.m. The first green flag waves at 6:30 p.m. Fans (16 and older) will be admitted for $20 with student (10-15) tickets priced at $10. Children 9 and under are free. Pit admission is $35.

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.


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