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MIDDLETOWN, NY (June 02)……..The stars come out on Saturday, June 6 when Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York hosts its annual Nostalgia Night. Nearly 70 former drivers and car owners have indicated they will be on hand for the fun-filled night of remembrance, autographs, and interviews, all to help Orange County celebrate its glorious stock car racing history. Among the drivers expected are former track champions Frankie Schneider, Sonny Strupp, Carl Van Horn, and Billy Tanzosh as well as two time Eastern States 200 winner Gerald Chamberlain.

In addition to this colorful look back at Orange County Fair Speedway racing history, a full program of Big-Block Modified, Small-Block Modified, Sportsman, and Street Stock racing is scheduled. The always entertaining Street Stocks will be competing in the $500-to-win Marky Traverse Memorial Race. And to make the night complete, the restored and vintage race cars of the Northeast Vintage Modified Racing Club and the Atlantic Coast Old Timers will help fans recall the great race cars of yesterday.

An extended intermission period will allow fans to interact and get autographs with the returning stars of The Hard Clay.

Sponsors for the evening are Tire King of Sussex County and Frank Stevens & Sons Roofing.

Admission prices for the big June 6 race meet remain at $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $1.00 for children 12 and under. Please note that this full night of racing and reminiscence begins promptly at 6:00 pm.

Advance ticket sales and track information is available at the Orange County website,, or from the Track Office. Call 845-342-2573 during business hours. Additional drivers wishing to take part in Nostalgia Night are asked to contact the speedway office to be included in the activities.


June 13 – Twin 20-lap feature races for the Big-Block Modifieds

June 20 – Charlie Loder Memorial Race for Small-Block Modifieds (no Big-Blocks)

June 27 – Two 30-Lap Big-Block Modified feature races (make-up for May 16 rainout)

This article posted by Orange County Fair Speedway. Click here for more track information.