ON WALL STADIUM WEBSITE
Every document that a competitor or fan who plans on participating in the
36th annual “Turkey Derby” at Wall Stadium on November 27 and 28 could need
is available on the speedway website at
For competitors, just a few clicks will find the rules for each
division competing in the event as well as the entry forms and the forms
needed for advance pit pass purchases. For the fans, documents for pre-race
grandstand ticket purchases are just a click away and young fans can
download the special “Turkey Derby” picture needed for the Turkey Derby
Forms are also online so that competitors, fans and sponsors can
get involved with the event as a lap sponsor in both of the 100-lap Modified
stock car races. Plus, a downloadable flyer for the event is available on
the website so that enthusiasts can help promote the event and keep a flyer
for their own collection.
Promoter Jim Morton has finalized the schedule for the 36th annual
running of the “Turkey Derby.” As has been the case since the outset, Turkey
Derby competition is always held during the daylight hours and is presented
on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 27 and 28) of Thanksgiving weekend. This year,
Sunday afternoon action has been added featuring Enduro style racing.
Friday will be a busy first day of Turkey Derby with practice being
offered for all eight divisions that will see competition on the weekend.
Late Model stock cars will headline Friday’s racing activities as they
compete in a 75-lap feature event. The INEX Legend Cars will compete in a
25-lapper and the Flanagan Retail Development Factory Stocks will wrap up
main event action on Turkey Derby Day 1 in a 20-lap feature. Friday will
also feature qualifying for all three divisions plus qualifying for the
Calabreeze Pools Sportsman cars, the Street Stocks and the Red Bank Sleep
Shoppe Modifieds. In addition, the beautifully restored cars of the Garden
State Vintage Stock Car Club will be on display in the grandstand area and
will take laps around the speedway.
Saturday, November 28, will feature double Modified stock car
action with 100-lap main events for both the tour type Modified stock cars
and the Red Bank Sleep Shoppe Modified stock cars. In addition, the
Sportsman cars and the Street Stocks will each compete in 25-lap main events
while the A.T.Q.M.R.A. Three Quarter Midgets will wrap up their season and
crown a 2009 driving champion in a 25-lap feature race. In addition to the
main event action and practice for all divisions, both the tour type
Modifieds and the T.Q. Midgets will compete in qualifying events on
For the first time ever, late-November racing action will be
carried over to Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend as the shore speedway
presents another of it’s popular “$5 Family fun Days.” Heading the Sunday
card will be the popular NEETS Enduro Series and that will be joined by the
INEX Legend Cars and the 4C SuperModifieds.
Morton also announced that the track will be open for paid practice
sessions on Saturdays November 14 and 21. The paid practice sessions, which
are being offered in preparation for the Turkey Derby, will begin at 11:00
a.m. and run until 4:00 p.m. both days.
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 Turkey Derby entry forms are available by calling
732-681-6400 and at
Source: Jeff Gravatt / Wall