The Chrome Horn News


Stellar Fields and Large Crowd Expected

    Jamie "The Jet" Tomaino will be teaming up with Martinelli Motorsports for this years season ending Turkey Derby XXXIV. That will be just one of the exciting things you will get to see this weekend at Wall Township Speedway in Wall, N.J. starting at 8am Friday the 23rd. Longtime friends, Tomaino and car owner Joe Martinelli are teaming up for this one race deal to take home the coveted title. Jamie will be driving one of the Martinelli Motorsports stables 3 powerful #22 modifieds, normally driven by Zane Zeiner on the ROC Tour and winner of the 2007 Mountain Speedway Track Championship. Zane will not be competing this year at Turkey Derby.
    1990 NASCAR Modified National Champion Tomaino has 2 wins in the Turkey Derby, 1975 in Sportsman, and 1981 in Modifieds. Jamie also has 10 top 5 finishes in the 23 Turkey Derbies he has entered since 1974, 3 in the last 4 TD events. "The Jet" as he has been known for years, also finished 9th in this seasons NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Points Standings. The combo of Tomaino and Martinelli are expected to be strong competition for the rest of the Open Tour Type Modifieds in Saturday's 100 lap event

    Modified standouts expected are Reggie Ruggiero in the Dick Barney 14, Wall ROC winner Kenny Wooley in the 15A, recent John Blewett III Memorial North South Shootout winner Matt Hirschman in his own 60, Billy Pauch Jr. in the Greenfield Dodge 06 will be doing double duty running the Modified 100 Saturday and TQ's on Friday. Other entries include Danny and Mike Bohn, Tommy Farrell III, TVMRS's Bobby Grigas, 2007 ROC Champion Pete Brittain, 2007 Bowman Gray Track Champion Burt Myers, Jimmy Blewett in the final race for the Blewett # 76, last year's 2nd place finishing crowd pleaser Les Hinckley, Rowan Pennink and newlywed Tony Ferrante Jr., among many others.

    The Wall/SK/B/SST Modifieds, Street Stocks, Sportsman, RMP Modified Affordable Division, INEX Legends, Value Towing Factory Stocks, and Brice's NAPA/Keenan Motors ATQMRA TQ's will also be in competition.

    Turkey Derby XXXIV at Wall Township Speedway is this Friday, November 23rd, and Saturday, November 24th with 8 racing divisions in competition over the two day event. A two-day ticket offer has been extended due to overwhelming demand from the fans. Combo Two Day Tickets good for both Friday and Saturday are just $35 dollars for an adult, $10 dollars for children 12 and under! Spectator gates open at 8am each day. Friday Only Adult tickets are $20 dollars each, Children 12 and under $6 dollars. Saturday Only Adult tickets are $25 each, children 12 and under $6. Children 5 and under are always admitted free.

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Source   Mike Clayton and Wall Speedway Staff/ Wall Speedway PR
Posted:  November 20, 2007

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