For the first time since 2019, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour returns to New Jersey State and Wall Stadium Speedway for the Jersey Shore 150 this Saturday night.
Saturday’s race marks the fifth time the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will visit the elevated third-mile oval, and the event is the eighth race on the 2022 schedule.
On four previous visits to Wall Stadium Speedway, the Tour has seen four different winners. Woody Pitkat triumphed in the last Tour event at the facility, picking up a win in the 2019 season.
Other Wall winners include Reggie Ruggiero and brothers John Blewett III and Jimmy Blewett. The only previous NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour winner at Wall Stadium Speedway who is expected to be in action on Saturday is Jimmy Blewett.
Below is everything you need to know about Saturday’s Jersey Shore 150 at Wall Stadium Speedway.
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If you’re looking for a favorite to win the Jersey Shore 150 this Saturday night at Wall Stadium Speedway, you need look no further than New Jersey’s Jimmy Blewett.
The 41-year-old modified veteran, who will drive for Tommy Baldwin Racing on Saturday night, is a four-time Wall Stadium Speedway Modified track champion with countless wins in a variety of divisions on the legendary high-banked oval. In his two previous starts on his home circuit, he had one win, two top fives and two top twos.
He will battle with a number of the Tour’s top stars, all of whom are hoping to deny the local boy a visit to Victory Lane.
Among those Blewett will face is Matt Hirschman, a multiple-time winner of Wall Stadium Speedway’s annual Turkey Derby event. Hirschman has already scored a Tour win this year in Game 1 at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida.
Ron Silk enters the Jersey Shore 150 as the Tour championship leader and is one of six riders to have twice top-10 finishes in Tour events at Wall Stadium Speedway. His best result of seventh came during the 2007 season.
Andrew Krause, whose family took over as Wall Stadium Speedway promoters a few years ago, is Wall Stadium Speedway’s newest modified track champion. He will be looking to keep the Jersey Shore 150 in the family on Saturday night.
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Justin Bonsignore, who started from pole the last time the Tour visited Wall Stadium Speedway, will be looking to improve on his 13th-place finish in 2019. He has won two victories this season but mechanical issues in other races hampered him. kept away. championship hunt so far.
New Jersey native Danny Bohn returns to competition during the Jersey Shore 150. The Freehold, New Jersey rider won the season opener earlier this year at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, NC North, and will make his first start on the Tour since 2019.
Dave Sapienza scored one of his nine Tour top-five finishes at Wall Stadium Speedway in 2019 and is the only top-five finisher that day who is set to compete on Saturday night.
The other competitors expected are Patrick Emerling, Kyle Bonsignore, Eric Goodale, Tommy Catalano, Jake Johnson and Timmy Solomito.
The full list of entrants for the Jersey Shore 150 is available here.
Jersey Shore 150
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Speedway stadium wall
Third Mile Cobblestone Oval
Wall Township, New Jersey
8 p.m. ET
United States (delayed: Friday, July 15, 6:30 p.m. ET)
Program: Garage opens at 1 p.m. ET … Final practice from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET … Single-seater qualifying (two laps) at 6 p.m. ET … Race at 8 p.m. ET
Qualification: Two consecutive qualifying rounds. The fastest lap determines the qualifying position. No adjustments or repairs may be made to the vehicle after the vehicle has passed the green flag at the start/finish line. NASCAR reserves the right to have more than one vehicle participate in qualifying races at the same time. The starting field for the Jersey Shore 150 is limited to 28 starters, including tentative positions.
Tire allowance: The maximum tire allocation available for this event is eight (8) tires per team. All tires used for qualifying and the race must be purchased at the track and scanned by Hoosier, unless otherwise approved in advance by the Series Director. Four (4) tires must be used for qualifying and to start the race. All qualifying tires must remain impounded until released by NASCAR officials. The remaining tire allowance can be used for training and/or changing tires during the event. The tire change rule is zero (0) tire, any position.