entries continue to pour into the Wall Stadium speedway office for this
weekend’s Turkey Derby XXXVIII, it is becoming obvious that this year’s
season-ending event could be the most hotly contested ever. Turkey Derby is
a two-day stock car racing spectacular set for this Friday and Saturday
(November 25 and 26) during the daylight hours.
Among the latest entries in the Touring Modified division are recent and
four-time North-South Shootout winner Matt Hirschman of Northampton, Pa.,
Woody Pitkat of Stafford, Ct., Jimmy Zacharias of Candor, N.Y., Tommy
Farrell of Tinton Falls, Bill Weichert of Chatham and Danny Bohn of
Newly crowned Wall Stadium Modified champion Anthony Sesely of Matawan is
expected to see action this weekend in the Wall Modified main event, as is
former champ Chas Okerson of Freehold, Tim Arre of Toms River, Howell’s Ken
Woolley, Jr. and lady driver Victoria Bergenty of Plainville, Ct.
The weekend’s action for the Dirt track Modified and Sportsman cars should
prove interesting as Canadian dirt racing standout Stewart Friesen will be
in the field. Also seen testing their dirt cars at last Saturday’s practice
session were Mike Iles of Medford, Jimmy Watts of Woodbridge, Andrew Krause
of Holmdel and Dion Naples
Turkey Derby XXXVIII is set for Friday November 25 and Saturday November 26
during the daylight hours. On November 25, practice will start at 8:30 a.m.,
while qualifying will start at noon and feature racing will begin at 2:00
p.m. On November 26, practice will start at 8:30 a.m., with qualifying set
for 11:00 a.m. and feature racing set for 1:00 p.m.
Pit gates will open at 6:30 a.m., with pre-purchased grandstand seating
opening at 9:30 a.m. and grandstand seating opening at 10:00 a.m. both days.
Friday main event action will feature the paved Sportsman cars, the dirt
Sportsman cars, Late Models, Legend Cars and the Factory Stocks. On
Saturday, the Touring Modifieds, Wall Modifieds, dirt Modifieds, TQ Midgets
and Street Stocks will all see main event action.
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 hotline number is 732-681-6400, while
CKMotorsports@aol.com is the track’s email address. More information
is also available at