Woodhull Raceway Sets 2019 Open Practice & Opening Weekend Dates

Media Contact: Steven Ovens - woodhullracewaypr@gmail.com For Immediate Release – January 27th, 2019 – Joe Kaminski photo - (WOODHULL, NY) – Woodhull Raceway owners and promoters Ted and Brandi White are happy to announce the opening weekends of action that will begin the 55th consecutive season of racing ‘in the boonies.’ The high-banked third-mile Steuben County speedplant will roar to life for the first time in 2019 with two weekends of Open Practice sessions on April 6 and April 13. Typically April 13 or thereabouts would be the first race of the season for the track’s support divisions, but races scheduled in the area that weekend were a cause of concern for mainly weekly supporters. T

Billy Van Pelt Scores Coveted 20th Woodhull Modified Title

Media Contact: Steven Ovens - woodhullracewaypr@gmail.com For Immediate Release – January 26th, 2019 – Joe Kaminski Jr. photo - (WOODHULL, NY) – 54 consecutive years in the running, Woodhull Raceway located in Steuben County of New York State, enjoyed an exciting season on the one-third-mile high banked oval. Ted and Brandi White enjoyed their ninth season at the helm of Woodhull Raceway and enjoyed a successful season full of great on-track action and increases in almost every statistical category from the area motorsports enthusiasts of the Southern Tier. One of the big questions entering 2018, for the Insinger Performance Modifieds, was who could stop Billy Van Pelt and reunited car own

‘Dgien for the Win’ Scores First Career Woodhull Track Championship

Media Contact: Steven Ovens - woodhullracewaypr@gmail.com For Immediate Release – January 24th, 2019 – Joe Kaminski Jr. photo - (WOODHULL, NY) – What can really be said about the 2018 Crate Sportsman season other than wow!? In the NAPA Crate Sportsman division, an epic battle was waged between veteran Kenny Peoples Jr. and young gun Jake Dgien. A bitter rivalry that played out all season long and showed everyone what Saturday night short track scrapping and clawing is all about. Did things get heated at times, sure, but from that everyone saw the shear drive and passion both teams had to try and take that championship trophy home to their race shops. Dgien was the model for consistency, sco

Steve LeBarron Wins Crate Late Nail-biter For 2nd Straight Woodhull Championship

Media Contact: Steven Ovens - woodhullracewaypr@gmail.com For Immediate Release – January 23rd, 2019 – Joe Kaminski Jr. photo - (WOODHULL, NY) – In what has become a yearly tradition, the Late Model title at Woodhull has come down to the slimmest of margins on Championship Night. For a season where rumors about the Crate Late Model division swirled, the competitors came out every week to see the division numbers improve as the season wore on to put on a great battle for the title. In 2017 it was Steve LeBarron and Kurt Stebbins, but 2018 would see Jason Knowles step up as the man ready to challenge LeBarron for Woodhull supremacy. Knowles made a big commitment to follow the entire Woodhull

Dylan Cecce Takes Potter Chassis House Car To 3 Titles In 4 Seasons

Media Contact: Steven Ovens - woodhullracewaypr@gmail.com For Immediate Release – January 22nd, 2019 – Joe Kaminski Jr. photo - (WOODHULL, NY) – What if I told you that you could win a track championship in one of the closest contested divisions at the raceway, but you wouldn’t win a single race past June 16 of that season? Don’t think that would be possible? Dylan Cecce would beg to differ. The Joe Willcox Performance Automatics Street Stock division hosted one of the two runaway point races of the season, with Cecce landing his third Woodhull Street Stock title in four years. Cecce won five of the first seven races in 2018 and won all of them by June 16, enroute to another track champion

Joe Birdsall Grows Fan Base Enroute To Woodhull Hobby Stock Title

Media Contact: Steven Ovens - woodhullracewaypr@gmail.com For Immediate Release – January 22nd, 2019 – Joe Kaminski Jr. photo - (WOODHULL, NY) – Fans of the late Dale Earnhardt Sr. loved the driver of the No. 3 for many reasons- but one of the biggest being that they could relate to him as a ‘regular, blue collar’ kind of guy. If that’s the kind of driver you pull for, Woodhull Raceway’s 2018 Hobby Stock track champion is your kind of driver. Canisteo, NY’s Joe Birdsall is just one of many drivers in the ever popular and growing Hobby Stock division that is helping usher in a new era of grass roots racing to ‘New York’s Toughest Bullring.’ Trucking industry by day and driving stock cars by

Mini Stocks, Meet Woodshed- Woodard Wins Third-Straight Title

Media Contact: Steven Ovens - woodhullracewaypr@gmail.com For Immediate Release – January 16th, 2019 – Brett Knapp photo - (WOODHULL, NY) – Sometimes the sweetest victories are those that you never expected to happen. That was the case for Chris Woodard in 2018 at Woodhull Raceway. Even up to Practice Day at the track, Woodard had no plans to race at Woodhull for the championship and didn’t even have a car prepared for Woodhull’s season opener. Enter the No. 32 from Crooker Team 32, stage right. The Daugherty Auto Sales & Service Mini Stock division saw an absolute take the competition to the woodshed kind of performance from Chris Woodard, to lock up his third-straight division title. Wo

Codie Baker Beats Out Teammate For Second-Straight FWD Title

Media Contact: Steven Ovens - woodhullracewaypr@gmail.com For Immediate Release – January 16th, 2019 – Brett Knapp photo - (WOODHULL, NY) – New year, different challenger, same result. Codie Baker, just one year after winning his first track championship at his home track bested good friend and teammate Adam DelGrosso for the 2018 Bear’s Auto Body Front Wheel Drive title. Both drivers had great seasons to their credit in a season saw the two absolutely dominate the win column. But the difference at the end of the year would be this- Baker won three out of the last five races to finish the season while DelGrosso only visited victory lane once in the last five. Baker was also very good in the

Carter Crooker Cruises To 10-Win Woodhull Warriors Championship

Media Contact: Steven Ovens - woodhullracewaypr@gmail.com For Immediate Release – January 12th, 2019 – Brett Knapp photo - (WOODHULL, NY) – Carter Crooker is carrying on an old family tradition at Woodhull Raceway. The up and coming Mini Stock star competed in his second season of competition of racing at “New York’s Toughest Bullring” in 2018. Crooker’s team, touting a brand new piece, sporting the family’s famed No. 32 was initially designed to be a one trick pony for last season. But a last minute deal between the team and two-time and defending Mini Stock track champion Chris Woodard, made Team 32 a one-two punch for the ages at Ted & Brandi White’s Woodhull Raceway. Crooker made quick

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