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RACING AROUND: Glen Ridge ready for its opener

The local racing season gets into full swing this weekend as the cars will take to the track at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park for the first time this year Sunday night. Gates open at 3 p.m. with hot laps scheduled to take to the track at 5:30 p.m. and the first heat race of the night taking the ...

RACING AROUND: Season opener successful at Fonda

One thing is for certain, there were a whole lot of smiling faces Saturday night at Fonda Speedway. After a season without fans in the stands, there was a traffic jam heading into the Montgomery County Fairgrounds anxious to put some normalcy back into their weekends. Even with the lots ...

RACING AROUND: Fonda set to open its season Saturday

It is expected to be a highly emotional night Saturday when Fonda Speedway opens the gates for its 70th consecutive racing season at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. With the passing of 11-time track champion Jumpin’ Jack Johnson and popular Clem DaBiere fresh in their minds, fans will be ...

Racing Around: Fonda, Glen Ridge to conclude seasons

After a summer season unlike any other, why would the big events of the fall be any different. Weather permitting, Fonda Speedway and the Glen Ridge Motorsports Park will close out their 2020 race seasons on Sunday. Instead of running on its regular Saturday night time slot, Fonda will ...

Racing Around: Maresca made the right changes

After a disappointing 2019 season at Fonda Speedway, Michael Maresca made some positive changes this year. First joining forces with Bill Schoon to pilot his potent modified and then there was a change of number, combining Schoon’s No. 24 and his No. 7mm for the 24-7mm. The combination ...