May 27th, 2016
Afternoon Rains Flood Track
by Gary Spaid
Racing on Friday, May 27,
was canceled due to standing water around the flat Spencer
Speedway half mile oval. The rains feel so hard officials at the
track could not see Route 104 from their office building.
The month of June at Spencer starts off with a special. This coming
Friday, June 3, Spencer Speedway will be the RoC Modifieds, plus
the NYS Super Stocks in a 25-lap feature. Race time begins at
The Race of Champions dates back to 1951. Starting in 1953, guaranteed
starting spots at Langhorne Speedway’s RoC were offered to
tracks. Spencer ran their first qualifier on September 17, 1955.
Past Winners of the RoC qualifier at Spencer Speedway include: Dutch Hoag
(1955, 1965), Lee Bliss (1956), Chuck Boos (1964), Lee Osborne
(1966,1967, 1968), Merv Triechler (1969), Maynard Troyer (1970,
1977, 1981), Richie Evans (1971, 1976), Roger Triechler (1972,
1973, 1974, 1975, 1978), Doug Hewitt (1979), Jerry Cook (1980,
1982), Mike McLaughlin (1983), Tommy Druar (1984), George Kent
(1985, 1998), Jimmy Spencer (1986), Jan Leaty (1993, 1994, 1995,
2007, 2008), T.J. Potrzebowski (1997), Bill Putney (1998), Chuck
Hossfeld (1998, 1999, 2006, 2010, 2011), Buck Catalano (2005),
Mike Leaty (2009, 2013, 2014), Darren Scherer (2012, 2015).
The list of past winners reads like a “Who’sWho” of Asphalt Modified
Stock Car Racing. The big winners were Roger Triechler, Chuck
Hossfeld and Jan Leaty, each with five Spencer RoC qualifiers to
their name. This year there will be two names Added to this list
as Spencer will be hosting the RoC twice in 2016.
Anyone who brings their ticket stub back the following week gets a $3
discount off an adult or senior ticket.
Spencer Speedway is located just fifteen minutes east of Rochester, NY,
along Route 104 in the Town of Williamson. Spencer Speedway is
the local “ NASCAR Place to Race” for Central New York in 2016.
Points earned each week at Spencer are counted into the national
NASCAR Whelen All-American Points.
For more information go to: www.spencerspeedway.org.
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