SOUTHERN TIER SPEEDWORLD
SHATTERS ATTENDANCE RECORDS
Positive Vibes All Weekend Long
The 6th Annual Southern Tier Speedworld presented by Mike Stolarcyk
Chevrolet and Country Town Auto Service concluded its three day run at the
Oakdale Mall this past weekend with more record setting attendance records.
Official attendance numbers were unavailable at press time but
according to Oakdale Mall management the attendance numbers from this past
weekend surpassed any weekend total in the history of the facility, which is
over 25 years old.
Mall officials also indicated that this past weekend attendance
easily surpassed the attendance numbers of this past holiday shopping
Finally Oakdale Mall officials wanted to say thank you to all of
the race teams who had their racing machines displayed in a professional
“I have no words to describe how pleased and happy I am at how well
the show went this year and how beautiful all of the racecars were“, stated
Show Manager Robin Oltz of NEARA Promotions, Inc. “Yes, it was very tough at
times walking around because the show was sold out and the crowd was so big.
But it proves that in these times something that is free does very well and
I know all of the stores in the Oakdale Mall enjoyed the added business
because of the racers. In turn every car and sponsors of those cars are
happy too because of the additional exposure they received this weekend.“
This year the toughest job was for the judges in selecting the Best
Appearing Awards in each class. Yes it was tough in selecting just one
winner but as NEARA Promotions, Inc. mentioned several times. Every car that
displayed throughout the weekend was a winner as all cars were
The Best of Show Award went to
the dirt Modified of Tim Votra.
The Best in Class went to;
Jimmy Zacharias in the Asphalt Modifieds, James Cornell
in the Dirt Modifieds, Brian Decker in the Sportsman,
Darl Ellis in the Pure Stocks, Blaine Frederickson
in the Microd’s, Justin Petcosky in the Legends Cars,
Travis Hayes in the Four Cylinders, Gary Roberts in
the IMCA Modifieds, Bruce Evans, Jr. in the Sprint Cars, and
Jessy Velez in the Figure 8’s.
The Best Appearing Dirt Car
went to Scott Brady.
The Best Appearing Asphalt Car
went to Tony Hanbury.
The Best Appearing Asphalt Display
went to Shangri – La II / Skyview Drags.
The Best Appearing Dirt Display
went to Rich Green.
The Fan Friendly Display
went to D & J Fotos who run the Kids Poster and Coloring Contest.
The Leon Andrus “ Are You Kidding Me “
Award went to local racing celebrity Grant Buck, Jr.
The Fan of the Year was
presented to Kay Babicek.
The Anna Heath Memorial Award
was presented to Bob Gentile.
All of the awards were handed out Saturday evening at Post 80 which
was the site of the Country Town Auto Service Awards Party.
NEARA Promotions, Inc. would like to say thank you to everyone who
participated in the 6th Annual Southern Tier Speedworld presented by Mike
Stolarcyk Chevrolet and Country Town Auto Service. The show was the best one
yet as everyone who participated displayed their racing machines in a very
Look for announcements in the fall concerning the 7th Annual
Southern Tier Speedworld presented by Mike Stolarcyk Chevrolet and Country
Town Auto Service.
For more information on the show please contact NEARA Promotions,
Inc. at (607) 797-3683 or
Source: JR's Motorsports Media
/ Southern Tier Speedworld