VARIN TAKES CAREER WIN NUMBER 50 AT FONDA TYING HIM WITH PETE COREY FOR ALL TIME WINS
 

By: Ron Szczerba

FONDA, NY – It was a busy, cool evening on the banks of the Mohawk River at the Fonda Speedway on Saturday evening with a good crowd on hand to brave the cool spring weather for a five division racing program. When the checkered flag flew on the headlining modified division feature event one legendary driver tied another legendary driver on the all-time win list at the “Track of Champions.”

Bobby Varin crossed the finish line first in the 30-lap modified feature event for career win number 50 at Fonda tying him with Pete Corey for the fifth spot on the all-time modified win list. Varin reached victory lane in the Dover Brake sponsored/Hig-Fab chassis #00 after starting the event on the inside of the second row in the third position and leading all 30 laps in the caution filled feature event.

“It’s amazing how many great drivers have raced here at Fonda and to be in the top five on the all-time win list is great,” Varin told Toby LaGrange in victory lane. “Jumpin’ Jack is the greatest however and he is my hero.”

Other winners at Fonda on Saturday besides Varin were Chris Schaffer (sportsman), Pete Broderson (pro stock), Dave Horning Sr. (street stock), and Jordan Thomas (CRSA sprint cars).

Due to the Super DIRT Series race being held at Fulton on Saturday evening the modifieds ran for show up points at Fonda on Saturday.

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2014 TRACK CHAMPIONS BEGIN DEFENSE OF THEIR TITLES WITH OPENING NIGHT WINS AT FONDA
 

By: Ron Szczerba

FONDA, NY – After a two week delay due to the harsh weather in Upstate New York the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway opened their 64th year of competition with all of the 2014 track champions taking home victories including Stewart Friesen (modified), Rocky Warner (sportsman), Nick Stone (pro stock), and Dave Horning Sr. (street stock).

The sportsman and pro stock features were inaugural events in the King of Dirt (KoD) Series put together by Rob Hazer for the 2015 racing season and drivers showed their support for the series as there were a total of 43 sportsman cars and 32 pro stock cars who attempted to qualify for the KoD feature events both of which were 30-laps in length.

One Zee Tees was the opening nights sponsor which is a new T-shirt business started by Jessica Zemken and they enjoyed a night in the VIP tower to watch the racing events. The Fonda Speedway Kid’s Club was also celebrating opening night with Kid’s Club president Ashley signing up all of the children to the club for the 2015 season.

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FONDA SPEEDWAY READY FOR OPENING DAY ON SATURDAY APRIL, 18
 

By: Ron Szczerba

FONDA, NY – After a successful practice session on Wednesday, April 15 the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway is set to begin the 2015 racing season after a two week delay caused by the harsh winter that we had here in the Capital Region.

Originally the season was set to begin on Saturday, April 4 but with a lot of snow still left on the grounds at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds facility along with a deep frost left in the ground as well promoter Matt DeLorenzo made the decision to cancel both the 4/4/ and 4/11 racing events that were on the schedule originally.

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