FONDA SPEEDWAY TO PAY TRIBUTE TO ITS ALL TIME WINNINGEST DRIVER
 

By: Ron Szczerba

Fonda, NY – When the 2015 Fonda Speedway schedule cards are handed out at the Fonda Speedway car show which will be held at the Rotterdam Square Mall on Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15 you will notice a special midweek date on the schedule which will pay tribute to the all-time winningest driver at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway, Jumpin’ Jack Johnson.

The event will be held on Wednesday, July 29 and will feature a 50-lap, $5,000 to win Modified event which will be titled the “Empire State Championship” with 12 lap heat races setting the starting grid for the big event. General admission to the event will be $15 or $12 if you are wearing any Jack Johnson apparel or anything in the color orange that he made famous. The vintage modifieds will also be on hand for the Johnson tribute event.

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DRIVERS CELEBRATE THEIR 2014 ACCOMPLISHMENTS AT THE FONDA SPEEDWAY AWARDS BANQUET
 

By: Ron Szczerba

FONDA, NY – On Friday, February 6 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, NY track champions and others celebrated their 2014 accomplishments at the Fonda Speedway Awards banquet. Emceed by Fonda Speedway announcers Jim King and Toby LaGrange it was the first awards banquet under the DeLorenzo Motorsports promotional banner.

After a delicious dinner was served the first awards given out were for point standings positions second through fifth in the 4-cylinder and street stock divisions and point positions second through 10th in the pro stock, sportsman, and modified divisions.

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FONDA SPEEDWAY DRIVERS AND OWNERS WIN AWARDS AT THE ANNUAL NYSSCA AWARDS BANQUET
 

By: Ron Szczerba

Fonda, NY – On Saturday January 24, the New York State Stock Car Association (NYSSCA) celebrated their 46th annual awards banquet at the Polish Community Center in Colonie, NY. Many Fonda Speedway drivers and car owners were on hand to receive their awards for the 2014 racing season at the event with John Stanley and Dan Martin serving as Masters of Ceremony for the annual event.

This year’s Hall of Fame Induction ceremony and the Awards Banquet was dedicated in memory of Chaplain Dave Miller. It was announced at the banquet by NYSSCA president Mark Krosky that a new Humanitarian Award will be presented in Pastor Dave’s memory starting in 2015. Pastor Dave was a fixture at the Fonda Speedway, giving his invocations just before the National Anthem was sung along with being a NYSSCA representative at the track.

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