Contributed by: ACT Staff
ACT TEAMS SCRAMBLE TO GET READY FOR OPENER
“This is not how we expected to make the first trip to the Malta track,” said Joey (Pole) Polewarczyk, Jr., the young racing star from Hudson, NH. “We would have liked to have gotten the Governor’s Cup race in at Lee USA Speedway, but Mother Nature was against us. Lee is definitely where I think I have some kind of advantage, (Pole won the race in 2008 and finished runner-up in 2009), but really, Albany-Saratoga is a place where nobody is going to have an advantage, and that is kind of cool,” concluded Pole.
The reports are that only the Burlington, VT-based SD Ireland team of Jamie Fisher, and Twin State regular Aaron Fellows from Claremont, NH have been able to get to the New York track this spring to test and tune. Most race teams like going to a new race facility, and a strong field of traveling teams from Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts are expected to start the season at the 4/10th mile speedway. There will also be teams from Ontario, Quebec, and New York.
The 2010 ACT has a large mix of veteran teams and new teams to begin the season. With no ‘weekly teams’ like at the Malta track, that is probably a little advantage for the experienced veteran teams. “I am not sure that having fewer
Fans will also get to see the dirt asphalt Modified division stars from Plattsburgh, New York’s Airborne Speedway join the weekly dirt modified drivers from Albany-Saratoga, who will begin their asphalt racing with the first of six “series” events to be held throughout the year at Albany-Saratoga, Airborne Speedway, and Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Fair Haven, VT.
There will be a test and tune session for ACT teams on Saturday afternoon, April 24th at Albany-Saratoga. On Sunday, April 25th, a full card of qualifying will be capped off with the 100-lap main event. Gates open on Sunday at 11:00 and post time is 1:00. Admission is only $18.00 for adults and kids are free.