Dirt Track Heroes


MARCH 8, 2019
CONTACT: BOB MILLER: 443-513-4456


The Quaker Steak & Lube 12th Annual Dirt Track Heroes Show continued through the fifth day of the week long journey for the racing community and another successful day went into the record books featuring the stars of the local bigger track facilities occupying center stage. The 12th annual edition of the show will continue through March 9th with sponsorship through Quaker Steak & Lube, IRCO, Smith Fabrications/Stage One Modifieds, Hamlin Speedway/S&S Speedways, Premio Foods, SpeedTec, Phillipsburg Easton Honda, R&H Auto Sales, JPA Masonry, Upstate Auto, Carl’s Auto Repair, Murante Auto Repair, Smitty’s Collision, A.R.M Automotive, Jeff’s Automotive, Joe’s Garage, APS Powdercoating, Adams Brothers Used Parts, and Dean Auto Sport.

Nightly interviews and race cars from all divisions provide the race fan a full appetite of racing fun before the regular seasons begins. The Phillipsburg Mall, located on Route 22 East in Phillipsburg, NJ, has proven to be a popular setting for this special event and offers a multitude of race cars, racing memorabilia, collectibles and photos on display throughout the course of the show. The show continues to be FREE of charge to the mall traffic and the 2019 edition of the show is the trend setter of the many shows that are scheduled during the year.

Emcee Justin Beltrame opened the show announcing Phillipsburg Easton Honda, located at 400 Uniontown Road in Phillipsburg, New Jersey and Smitty’s Collision, located at 3301 Freemansburg Avenue in Easton, Pennsylvania as the sponsors for last evening's event and have been loyal supporters of the Dirt Track Heroes Show.

Phillipsburg Easton Honda, along with the sponsored race car of Jayson Kraycirik, has “two show specials” available for fans to possibly purchase during the course of the show. A 2019 Honda Fit and a 2019 Honda Civic and each has a five hundred dollar discount throughout the course of the show. Call them at: 800-761-0532 or through their website at:

Details for the Premio Foods “Sausage Eating Contest have been announced and the event will take place at Noon on Saturday, the 9th March. The first nine contestants who sign in will go for the grand prize of a $100.00 Gift Certificate to the winner. Second place will earn a Fifty dollar certificate and third place will earn a certificate worth $25.00. The contest will go five full minutes and each contestant will be wearing the famous Premio Foods aprons and hats and a photo shoot will take place as the contest concludes. Premio Foods makes, “Sausage, the way it should be!” The website is:

Beltrame interviewed a short group last evening as racing legend George Wambold, current driving star JR Fulper and 4x4 racer Josh Miller proved to be a good mix of drivers doing battle this season at their respective facilities.

The great fan base of racing can come out to this grand Mall event and be transported back to a time when they could hop into their family jitney and travel less than a half hour to witness the excitement of a night at the races. All historical racing groups including Tri State, Reading, Flemington, Harmony through Greg Collins, Friends of Nazareth, Dorney Park, MiBest Collectibles, Bob Snyder Photos and Snyder Video and Wayne Sayer will have their memorabilia on display and their many scrapbooks open for the fans to take another long look at the glory years of racing and possibly find a picture or two they want to purchase as a keepsake from past glory or racing exploits. More information is available by calling: 443-513-4456.

The Dirt Track Heroes Car Show has a must have event T-shirt done exclusively for the show, highlighting Frankie Schneider, Otto Harwi, Grand Marshal Richie Smith and the final checkered flag story. The great keepsake event souvenir program book has many great articles regarding our racing heroes. The Phillipsburg Mall is open Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM and from Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 9 PM. The event offers race teams a great opportunity to promote their sponsors and announce their racing plans for the 2014 racing season.

Twelfth Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Car Show

2019 Schedule of Events

Friday - March 8 – (1st Show (4 p.m.) JPA Masonry and Speed Tec presents “The Legends of Racing” with many legendary racing stars from Reading, Nazareth, Harmony, Orange County and Flemington expected to participate in round-table fun.

Second Show- (6:30 PM) APS Powdercoating and Murante Auto Repair presents Salute to Open Wheel Racing Divisions-Thunder on the Hill, ARDC Midgets, Action Track USA, Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series Sprint Cars, 358 and 360 Sprint Car Divisions

Saturday – March 9 – Premio Sausages and R&H Auto Sales presents Special Event beginning at Noon

Saturday - March 9 - (1:00) Premio Sausages and Flemington Speedway Historical Society presents All Star Tribute to Frankie Schneider with Flemington Speedway & Flemington Speedway Historical Society

Mall Hours: Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. -

*Schedule subject to change

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