WOODHULL, N.Y. – official series release —
The richest event at Woodhull Raceway continues to get more lucrative.
Maple City Dodge of Hornell, N.Y., has sweetened the pot for the Hustlin’ the High Banks 51 at the high-banked, paperclip-shaped facility on Tuesday, Aug. 11 (rain date: Aug. 12).
The Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek invades for the first time ever, with the big-block/small-block Modifieds featured in a 51-lap, $5,100-to-win event. A total purse structure of more than $26,000 guarantees $1,000 for the 10th-place finisher and $400 just to take the green flag.
Each of the 10-lap STSS Modified heat races will offer $100 cash to the winner thanks to the support of Maple City Dodge. Additionally, each heat race will have a Hard Charger Award for the driver advancing the most positions from the scheduled starting position to the finish. The heat-race Hard Charger recipient earns $50 cash.
Lap money has been piling in for the 51-lap STSS Modified feature, currently totaling $1,432. All laps have been sold – some twice – at a minimum of $20 per lap. Lap money will be distributed among the top-seven running order during the main with additional bonus positions included.
Crate 602 Sportsman have also been included in the bonus cash. All GRIT Series heat race victors will receive $75 cash.
The ‘Hustlin’ the High Banks’ event at Woodhull is the sixth round of the eight-race STSS Bob Hilbert Sportswear North Region. Four of the top-five drivers in the North Region standings have never turned a lap at the track: point leader Stewart Friesen of Sprakers, N.Y., third-place Anthony Perrego of Montgomery, N.Y., fourth-place Tommy Meier of Waldwick, N.J., and fifth-place Andy Bachetti of Sheffield, Mass.
The last midweek Modified event contested at Woodhull was June 5, 2012.
CREDIT: Short Track Super Series