Racing Around: Edwards registers victory at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

After the 2016 season, Chad Edwards parted ways with a potent Dodson “Team Green” ride and hooked up with long-time team owner and sponsor Tom Spencer for a fresh start for both of them.

Sunday, the “Final Phase” team clicked for its first win of the season.

Edwards parked the No. 37 in Victory Lane after leading the final five laps of the 35-lap King of Dirt Racing Sportsman event at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.

Edwards was in the right spot when contact between race leader Rocky Warner and Kenny Tremont Jr. opened the door that Edwards gladly drove through for his first win of the season, over Tim LaDuc.

Cody Bleau, who led the first 20 laps of the event before relinquishing the lead to Warner, came home third, followed by Adam Pierson and Tim Hartman, Jr.

Glen Ridge postponed

Glen Ridge Motorsports Park announced on its Facebook page today that due to three days of rain, Friday’s race program has been cancelled.

It also announced to that a possible change to the program at The Ridge in the next week.

Driving experience

If you are looking for an early Father’s Day present or even a belated Mother’s Day present or just want the chance to get out of the grandstand and into a race car, Sunday the Kenny Wallace Driving Experience will be at Fonda Speedway.

The $99 experience includes a classroom prep before getting into the car for laps on the track.

Reservations are required. Interested participants are asked to email reservations@raceondirt.com or call 855-RACE-DIRT (855-722-3348) to sign up and make a reservation.

Participants must be 18 or older, and will need to bring a valid photo ID as well as the confirmation email sent to you upon completing your original reservation.

Drivers must be 18 with a valid driver’s license. If you are under the age of 18, you will need to have a parent/guardian with you at all times. He/she will need to have a valid photo ID and will need to sign a liability consent waiver.

Pit notes

Congratulations to Josh Hohenforst on his victory Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. For the Gloversville modified pilot, the win was the second of his career at Fonda. The first came on a night that then promoter Matt DeLorenzo said that he “almost rained the track out on an 80-degree day.” This time he rallied from an early-race slip and raced his way to the front for the victory.

Cody Clark picked up the win in the 602 sportsman class Saturday with a motor that had him contemplating taking a few laps and pulling it in. Instead, he kept it wound up on the outside of the track and took home his fourth career win at Fonda.

After finishing third in the Patriot Sprint Tour Saturday at Fonda Speedway, Danny Varin switched to the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Sunday at Utica-Rome Speedway and came home with the A-main victory.

After losing three events to rain, Albany-Saratoga Speedway announced on its Facebook page that it is adding a mid-week regular points event for all weekly division to its schedule June 14.

The Patriot Sprint Tour event that was rained-out last Friday has been rescheduled for July 7.

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