By: Ron Szczerba
Fonda, NY – After the exciting Sowle Showdown Triple 20’s racing program last weekend at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway, the two day “Thunder Along the Mohawk Weekend” on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24 will close out the 2016 racing season at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds facility.
On Friday, September 23 the Capital Region Sprint Car Agency (CRSA) Sprint Cars will highlight the racing program along with the 602 sportsman who will be competing in a 30-lap feature event. The street stocks, cruisers, and vintage cars will also be on the racing card with racing starting at 7:00 p.m. Modified hot laps will also be run on Friday evening for any race teams looking to get some track time in prior to Saturday’s race.
Grandstand admission prices for Friday will be $13.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 12 and under with a pit pass priced at $30.00. Grandstand gates will open at 4:30 on Friday afternoon. A combo ticket is also available for Thunder Along the Mohawk Weekend with a three-day pass for Thursday at Glen Ridge, Friday and Saturday at Fonda priced at $48.00. Two day passes are also available for Friday and Saturday at Fonda for $36.00 and a two day pass for Thursday at Glen Ridge and Friday at Fonda is $24.00.
Then on Saturday the Super DIRTcar Series Modifieds will be competing in a 100-lap feature event while the DIRTcar Pro Stocks will be competing in a 50-lap main event. The 360 Sprint cars from the Empire Super Sprints (ESS), the United Racing Club (URC), and the Patriot Sprint Tour (PST) will all be on hand competing in the 25-lap Kramer Williamson Memorial race with the street stocks also on the racing card. Grandstand gates will open on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. with warm-ups beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Adult grandstand admission on Saturday will be $28.00 with children 12 and under priced at $7.00. Pit admission with a DIRTcar license will be $40.00 and without a DIRTcar license it will be $45.00.