ENTRY LIST FOR WALL STADIUM’S
“TOMMY COMERFORD MEMORIAL” CLIMBS PAST 30
As the entry total for the October 24 “Tommy Comerford Memorial” at Wall
Stadium climbs above 30, the quality of those entries continues to be
impressive. The “Tommy Comerford Memorial” will feature two 66-lap main
events for tour type Modified stock cars offering each winner a cool $6,600
payday. A total purse of $40,000 is up for grabs at present and that could
climb as the event approaches.
Donny Lia of Huntington , N.Y. will be looking for the big money as
he goes to battle in the Blewett Motorsports No. 1. Lia was the 2007 NASCAR
Modified champion and recently took over the point lead in the 2009 race for
the crown. Lia, who has also been a standout in the NASCAR Truck Series,
hopes to be celebrating the NASCAR Modified crown again by the time he gets
to Wall on October 24. Local favorite Ken Woolley, Jr. of Howell will also
be racing for the big cash as he again straps himself into the potent Dick
Barney owned No. 14.
Former Wall Modified champion Kevin Flockhart of Jackson will be a
contender as he has landed a ride in the famous Joe Brady No. 00 Modified
which has been driven by the best in the past including, most recently, Ted
Christopher on the True Value Modified Series. Another Wall favorite,
Anthony Sesely of Matawan, will drive his family owned No. 11 Modified into
Former Wall Truck Series champion Bill Weichert of Chatham has
filed an entry for his No. 11 Modified, while Pennsylvania favorite John
Markovic of Bethlehem will have his familiar No. 95 in the field. Both
drivers have plenty of experience both at Wall and at winning. More entries
will be announced soon.
Speedway promoter Jim Morton recently released the busy schedule
for October 24. Pit area gates will open at 9:30 a.m. and practice will
begin at 10:30 a.m. and run until 1:30 p.m. The grandstands will open at
11:00 a.m. to the general public, while fans that purchased during the
September 26 presale will have the opportunity to enter the grandstands at
The first events on the agenda will be the three rain postponed
races from September 26. Those events, 25-lappers for the Sportsman and
Street Stocks and a 20-lapper for the Factory Stocks, will begin promptly at
1:45 p.m. Next up, at approximately 2:30 p.m., will be qualifying for the
day’s originally scheduled events.
Then, at 3:45 p.m., the first of a pair of tour type Modified
66-lap features will be contested before the Legend Cars, Sportsman and
Street Stock racers return in 25-lap features. The tour type Modifieds will
then run their second 66-lapper of the day before the Factory Stocks wrap up
the action in a 20-lapper.
Morton also said that competitors planning to compete in October 24
“Tommy Comerford Memorial” events are eligible to participate in a paid
practice session on Friday, October 23, starting at 3:00 p.m. Morton said
that the practice session will continue into the evening so that competitors
can get ample testing time.
Wall Stadium is located on Route 34 in Wall Township , N.J. , just
one mile north of Garden State Parkway exit 98 and Interstate 195 exit 35B.
The speedway office is open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday through
Friday. Information and Modified entry forms are available by calling
732-681-6400 and at
Source: Jeff Gravatt / Wall