BAD SATURDAY FORECAST POSTPONES WALL STADIUM’S
“COMERFORD MEMORIAL” TO SUNDAY
A forecast that has some weather agencies calling for a 100 percent chance
of rain has forced Wall Stadium promoter Jim Morton to postpone the “Tommy
Comerford Memorial” from Saturday (10/24) until Sunday (10/25). On Sunday,
pit gates will open at 9:00 a.m. and the grandstands will open at 11:00 a.m.
Three support division make-up features from September 26 will take the
green flag at 1:15 p.m., with Modified qualifying next on the schedule. The
first of a pair of tour type Modified stock car features will take the green
flag at 3:00 p.m.
Sunday’s “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. Over 30 tour type Modified
entries have been received.
Also on the day’s agenda will be twin main events for the
Calabreeze Pools Sportsman cars, the Street Stocks and the Flanagan Retail
Development Factory Stocks. The I.N.E.X. Legend Cars are slated for a 25-lap
Pit area gates will open at 9:00 a.m. and practice will begin at
10:00 a.m. and run until 1:00 p.m. The grandstands will open at 11:00 a.m.
to the general public, while fans that purchased tickets 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
1:15 p.m. Next up will be qualifying for the day’s originally scheduled
Then, at 3:00 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.
The speedway office will be open all day on Saturday and race teams
are welcome to park their equipment in the pit area anytime on Saturday. For
more information call the speedway hotline at 732-681-6400.
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 is available at
Source: Jeff Gravatt / Wall