Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ Race Information – A Tribute to Rich Eurich
Orange County Fair Speedway/Middletown, NY
Thursday, October 18

Speedway Address: 239 Wisner Avenue Middletown, NY 10940
Speedway Phone: 845.342.2573
Speedway Website:
Series Website:
BD Motorsports Media Phone: 845.728.2781

Pit Gates Open:
3 p.m.
Drive-In Gates Open: 4 p.m.
Grandstand Gates Open: 5 p.m.
Drivers’ Meeting: 5:40 p.m.
Hot Laps: 6 p.m.
Qualifying: 7 p.m.

Admission: $28; Children 10 and under: $10
Advance Tickets: Call speedway office at 845.342.2573 during business hours.
Pit Admission: $35 (no license required)

Modified Car Entry: $15 (prior to October 11) or $20 (October 12 through race day)

Camping: Permitted On Orange County Fairgrounds (contact the speedway for specific information)


Big-Block/Small-Block Modifieds – 50 laps*, $10,000 to win, $1,150 for 10th, $1,000 to start
*All green-flag laps

Race No. 9 of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Halmar International North Region – CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS

Big-Block (364 cubic inches and up) – minimum 2,500 lbs.
Small-Block (maximum 363 cubic inches – 370 c.i. post-race tolerance) – minimum 2,400 lbs.
Spec-Head Small-Block (OCFS/Leb. Val./PA-NJ-legal) or CT 525 – minimum 2,350 lbs.
Unaltered W-16: 2,300 lbs.
*No all-aluminum ‘built’ small-blocks or ‘small-block engines’ over 450 cubic inches.
*All weights are track-scale pounds; weights are taken post-race, with the driver in the car

Tire Options (must be purpose-build dirt Modified tire – no specialty or Late Model tires):
Right-Rear: American Racer 48 compound or harder (any track/series stamp)
Left-Rear: American Racer 44 compound or harder (any track/series stamp)
Right-Front: American Racer 44 compound or harder (any track/series stamp)
Left-Front: Any American Racer Modified tire (any track/series stamp)     
Tire questions: contact American Racer/Lias Tire at 800.638.7028
East Coast Speed in Middletown, N.Y., will have tires available. Call 845.343.0688.

Note: Teams may qualify on Hoosier tires (D400 or harder) but will need at least three American Racer tires on (right-front, left-rear & right-rear) to start the feature event.

Body Rules:
Sail panels are permitted for all weight classifications. Sail panels must be no taller than 65 inches when measured from the ground. Sail panels mirror each other in size and shape side-for-side. The must extend no further forward than the rear of the driver’s seat and no further back than the end of the quarter-panel. Angled spoiler is permitted on the rear of the roof: no taller than four inches.

All other Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco body rules will be in effect at this event. Visit the series 2018 Rules & Procedures posted on the series website for details.

Heat-race lineups will be determined via a draw for position at the pre-race drivers’ meeting. Top qualifiers will transfer to the redraw; other remaining qualifiers go to the main event.  Consolations, with top finishers transferring, will set the remainder of the 28-car starting field.  Heats and consolations are 8 laps in distance. Two series provisionals from STSS North Region point standings will start 29th and 30th.

For general and safety rules, reference the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco general operating procedures.

Transponders are required at this event.  One-way radios are mandatory. The frequency is 454.000.


360 Sprint Cars – 25 laps*, $3,000 to win, $400 for 10th, $300 to take the green
*All green-flag laps

General Rules:
ESS/PST/URC rules apply for 360 Sprint Cars

1,475 lbs., post-race, with driver in car
*All weights are track scale pounds

Tire Options:
Right-Rear: RD 15 or HTC/H15/D20/RD20/D25
Left-Rear: H12/RD12/H15
Fronts: Any Hoosier tire

Drivers will draw for ‘heat-race groups’ upon arrival to the speedway. Drivers will hot lap in heat-race groups for timed hot laps. An invert of ‘3’ will be utilized to set heat-race lineups (8 laps). The top-three finishers from each of the heat races will redraw. The remainder of the 24-car starting field will be set by heat-race finishes and a B-Main (8 laps).

Transponders are required at this event. One-way radios are mandatory. The frequency is 454.000.


Specific event questions should be directed to BD Motorsports Media LLC at 845.728.2781 or via e-mail: