Ed "Dutch" Schaefer... Born ... Eastern midget racer from the 1940's to the 1970's. Remembered as the man who saved the ARDC from extinction. Schaefer was elected President of the oldest midget racing club in the East in 1952. Near the point of extinction, Dutch managed to hold together a small group of devoted ARDC car owners and drivers, and brought the club and midget racing on the East Coast, back into the limelight.
Bob Harkey ... Born ... USAC / CART driver from 1963 to 1983. Bob ran in the Midget, Sprint and Championship Cars. In the USAC Championship Car series, he raced in the 1963-1979 seasons, with 85 career starts, including the Indianapolis 500 in 1964, 1971 and 1973-1976. He finished in the top ten 23 times, with his best finish in 4th position in 1964 at Trenton. Also ran ARDC Midgets in the early 60's. For many years, Harkey, worked with Champion Spark Plug's safety program.
Dick Tobias ... Died ... He was modified stock car driver that went on to run URC sprints, USAC sprints and Championship Dirt Cars. He was an innovator and race car builder. His career spanned 25 years, ending tragically with his death in a USAC sprint car race at Flemington Speedway in New Jersey.
Tom Bigelow won the USAC Sprint Car race over Chuck Gurney, Ron Shuman, John Draucker and Bob East at the Flemington Fair Speedway, Flemington, NJ.
Billy Pauch Jr. won the 60-lap Garden State Gunfight 4 Modified race at the New Egypt Speedway , New Egypt, NJ. Mike Gular was second followed by Ryan Godown, David Van Horn, Matt Stangle, Danny Bouc, Wade Hendrickson, Rick Laubach, Brandon Grosso, DJ Hunt, Kevin Vaclavicek, Dominick Buffalino, Jimmy Blewett, Jack Butler, John McClelland, Mike Butler, David Burns, Cale Ross, Kory Fleming, PJ Oliver, Dakota Kessler, Joe Toth and Tyler Dippel.
DQ: Billy Osmun The Crate Modified 30-lap feature was won by Justin Grosso followed by Anthony Tramontana, Paul Mancini, Ryan Godown Jr, Jordon Cox, Jon Meyer, Ryan Simmons, Dan Fleming, Tom Princiotta, Will Protinick, Scott Maher and Brandon Shipley.