OSW Race Preview for 12/5/14


Stock Car Racing action returns to Orlando SpeedWorld this Friday night,
December 5th, with a big program featuring six classes. The event is once
again being sponsored by Clean Cut Tree Service of Melbourne along with
associate sponsors Jack’s Wrecker Service of Melbourne, Brevard Rentals,
Southeast Waterproofing and Old School Racing of Orlando.
The big event of the evening will be a $1,000 to win Economy Modified (E-Mod)
race sponsored by Space Coast Welding and Fabrication of Melbourne with
associate sponsorship from Packer Enterprises. Also on tap will be racing for
the Mini Cup cars, Super Stocks, 6/8 Cylinder Strictly Stocks and 4 Cylinder
Strictly Stocks. Antique race cars will also be on the card.
The E-Modified race will be for 50 laps around the high-banked three-eighths
mile oval. Second place will pay a nice $600 and the purse will pay back
through the entire starting grid. Many cars are expected and among the early
entries are Roger Benton of Chuluota, Orlando’s Matt Jarrett, John Hodge of
Melbourne, New Smyrna Speedway points runner-up Matthew Green of Orlando,
Junior Beckner of Apopka, St. Cloud’s Randy Froelich, young Michael Held of
Orlando and many others who are expected to compete.
The Mini Cup cars will be racing at SpeedWorld for the first time in quite
awhile and will be racing for 30 laps and $400 to win. These little cars,
powered by modified Honda GX-390 engines, are incredibly fast and put on quite
a show. 2014 Auburndale Speedway Mini Cup champion Brent Suggs of Oviedo will
be leading a contingent of drivers that will also include Daniel Burchfield,
Steven Hollinger, Tyler Davis, Clayton Samuels and several more.
The Super Stocks will compete for a $300 top prize while both Strictly Stock
classes will be racing for $200 to win. A bevy of drivers are expected to be
in action including Art Hendren, Zachary Curtis, Megan Matheny, “Shockwave”
Shane Sutorus, William Hindman, Richard Fiore, Jr., Charles King, Sr. and Jr.,
Jeff Gross, Warren Howie, Dale Sorenson, Tommy Flinn, “Crash” Tyner, Neil
Kirby, Ted Head, Paul Cornelius, James Skinner, Jeff Gross, Jamie “McCrazy”
Sullivan, Warren Schurr, Eric Hodge, Aaron Overman, Donnie Bain, Troy and
Kendra Gregory along with a host of others.
This Friday pit gates will open early at 2 pm with practice getting under way
at 3 pm. This is an “open” practice session with all types and classes of
race cars welcome to get in some hot laps to check out their race car and/or
get some seat time.
Grandstand gates will open at 7 pm with racing getting under way at 8 pm.
Adult general admission is just $12 and all kids 11 and under get in free of
Come on out for a great night of racing as SpeedWorld will be the only show in
town unless, of course, you want to drive all the way to Pensacola!

Come out and have some fun!