Dirt Modifieds: Mark Hughes Memorial On Tap Friday At The Great Race Place

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Malta, NY — official speedway release — During this past off season the Albany-Saratoga Speedway family and racing community lost a valued member – Mark Hughes. Hughes, a regular in the Sportsman division, passed away on January 20thfollowing an accident in the Bronx, New York. He was 38 years old.

On Friday evening the Great Race Place will honor the Ballston Spa native with the inaugural running of the Mark Hughes Memorial Sportsman event. The 26 lap event will see an increased purse for the division and pay $1,000 to win. The DIRTcar Modifieds, DIRTcar Pro Stocks, Limited Sportsman, Street Stocks and Four Cylinders will also be on the card.

The Limited Sportsman division will compete in two events, the first will be the curfew delayed event from May 23rd. The Street Stock division will be competing in a 30 lap event, making the evening even more of a must see event. 

For more information on the Albany-Saratoga Speedway including the 2014 racing schedule, photos and point standings please log on to our website at www.albany-saratogaspeedway.com.

 

Current Point Standings

DIRTcar Modified

1 – Brett Hearn – 296 points
2 – Marc Johnson – 240
3 – Peter Britten – 226
4 – Ronnie Johnson – 212
4 – Matt Delorenzo – 212

Sportsman

1 – Jeremy Pitts – 245 points
2 – Jack Speshock – 222
3 – Hunter Bates – 206
3 – Robert Bublak – 206
5 – Cody Bleau – 200
5 – Peter Carlotto – 200

DIRTcar Pro Stock

1 – Rob Yetman – 250 points
1 – Byron Wescott – 250
3 – Ken Martin, Jr. – 230
4 – Brandon Emigh – 224
5 – Nick Stone – 210
5 – Bill Smith – 210

Street Stock

1 – Bill Duprey – 264 points
2 – Randy Miller – 232
3 – Frank Monroe – 228
4 – Paul Braymer – 208
5 – David Shippee – 196
5 – Josh Coonradt – 196
5 – Scott Lawrence – 196

Four Cylinder Single Cam

1 – Keith Tesiero, Sr. – 116 points
2 – Dave LaBarge – 104

Four Cylinder Dual Cam

1 – Steve Ryan – 116 points
1 – Todd Goldstein – 116

 

The Great Race Place Stats

Week #4 (5/23/14) Car Counts – DIRTcar Modified (28), Sportsman (30), Pro Stock (19), Limited Sportsman (16), Street Stock (16), Four Cylinder (N/A), Empire Super Sprints (26) – Total (135)

Average Car Counts – DIRTcar Modified (30.60), Sportsman (29.60), Pro Stock (18.60), Limited Sportsman (17.80), Street Stock (17.60), Four Cylinder (14) – Total (average of the weekly total car counts)(127)

This Week @ Albany-Saratoga Speedway

June 6th, 2014 – DIRTcar Modified, Sportsman (Mark Hughes Memorial), DIRTcar Pro Stocks, Limited Sportsman (Double Features), Street Stocks (30 laps) – Autograph Night

Racing Starts at 7:00 p.m., Grandstand Admission: $10 Adults, $2 Kids under 12, Pit Admission: Members $20, Non-Members $25, Pit Gates Open 4:00 pm; Grandstand Gates Open 5:00 pm

On The Horizon

June 13th, 2014 – NYSSCA Night – DIRTcar Modifieds, Sportsman, DIRTcar Pro Stocks, Limited Sportsman, Street Stocks, Four Cylinders + Hot Rods

June 20th, 2014 – DIRTcar Modifieds, Sportsman (Featherfoot Warrior Series), DIRTcar Pro Stocks, Limited Sportsman, Street Stocks + Atlantic Coast Old Timers (ACOT)

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