The 2018 edition of the Quaker Steak and Lube Eleventh Annual Dirt Track Heroes Car Show is into the final week of preparation for the event highlighting the past, present and future of auto racing all coming together under one roof at the Mall in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Another sponsor has joined an incredible list of sponsors for the event and everything is pointing in the right direction for the fabulous week long gathering. The doors of the Phillipsburg Mall will swing open to the public on opening day Sunday, March 4th starting at 1 PM with an autograph and interview session of Nazareth Speedway driving legends honoring two time Nazareth Modified Champion Bill Tanzosh. The Phillipsburg Mall, located on Route 22 East in Phillipsburg, NJ, has proven to be a popular setting for this special event and will offer a multitude of race cars, racing memorabilia, collectibles and photos on display throughout the course of the show. The show continues to be FREE of charge to the Mall traffic and will run through March 10th
Quaker Steak and Lube Restaurants is the lead sponsor for the Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show. The 55 stores making up Quaker Steak and Lube, annually sell more than 80 million wings per year and “The Lube” is recognized as “The best wings in the USA.” and features 25 signature sauces. The Phillipsburg location has also been dubbed “The Official Restaurant of the Dirt Track Heroes” show. To contact the restaurant, call: 908-454-2900 or check out their website at: www.thelube.com Before or after the show head to Quaker Steak and Lube and get recharged and refueled in a great sports setting.
The latest sponsor signing on for the event is Phillipsburg Easton Honda located just across the highway from the Phillipsburg Mall at 400 Uniontown Road In Phillipsburg, NJ. Phillipsburg Easton Honda has established a great reputation and clientele in the automotive industry for providing complete customer satisfaction through sales, service and financing. Whether it is the purchase of a new car or a quality pre-owned vehicle, Phillipsburg Easton Honda is a one stop shop to get you back on the road once more with their attention to detail sales and service. Call them today at: 800-761-0532 or check out their extensive website at: www.pehonda.com
The Dirt Track Heroes Show is extremely proud and thankful to the great list of associate sponsors assembled for the eleventh edition ofthe show. To our loyal racing fans, we ask that you please support these fine institutions whenever you have the opportunity to do so. These great sponsors are the life support of the show and to do the show without them would be extremely difficult to accomplish. IRCO Community Federal Credit Union, Smith Fabrications, Premio Foods, Adams Brothers Used Auto Parts, Alex’s Tire/Breidingers Speed Shop, Hamlin Speedway, S&S Indoor Go Karts, Jeff’s Automotive, Gardner’s Auto Service, R&T International Muffler & Brake, Smitty’s Collision Center, JPA Masonry, Upstate Auto, APS Powdercoating, ARM Automotive, Martocci’s Automotive, Penn Jersey Food Marts, Phillipsburg Easton Honda, Murante’s Auto Repair, Huston’s Auto Repair, Clean Run Auto, Dean’s Auto Service, Ralph’s Radiator, Carl’s Auto Repair, Flemington Speedway Historical Society, Matt Mahoney and GA Motorsports Media have lent their support to the show and we thank them for joining us for a grand salute to the past, present and future of racing.
All historical racing groups including Flemington, Tri State, Reading, Harmony and Nazareth will have their memorabilia on display and their many scrapbooks open for the fans to take another long look at the glory years of racing and possibly find a picture or two they want to purchase as a keepsake from past glory or racing exploits through Mibest Collectibles, Snyder Photos, Snyder Video, Gary and Ronda Phillips, Harmony Speedway/Greg Collins and Harmony Speedway/Archie Myers. Cars on display include big and small block Modifieds, Sportsman, Drag Cars, 270 and 600 Sprints, Midgets, All Sprint car divisions, Wingless Sprints, Late Models, go-karts, quarter midgets and a broad range of vintage and restored race cars. Hamlin, Snydersville, New Egypt, Grandview, Big Diamond, Accord and Bridgeport will again be among the many speedways involved with the 2018 show. The week-long event will set aside one evening to salute the “Stars of Tomorrow” with a special night for the budding young racing talents competing with the many quarter midget clubs in the local area.
The announcing team of Ed and Steve Pados, Bobby Stull, Justin Beltrame and Alex Greenzweig are in place to handle the interview sessions for the 11th consecutive season. The show has also incorporated Drag Racing into the show and all drag strips in the area have been invited to take part in the show. Entries are now accepted to display at the 11th Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show. More information is available by calling: 443-513-4456 or you may complete the entry form located on the home page of the: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com
The Dirt Track Heroes Car Show will again offer a great keepsake event souvenir program book and shirt. The Phillipsburg Mall is open Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM and from Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 9 PM.
Eleventh Annual Quaker Steak & Lube
Dirt Track Heroes Car Show 2018
Schedule of Events
Sunday- March 4 – (Starting at 1:00) – Jeff’s Automotive, Upstate Auto Sales and Huston’s Automotive presents Dirt Track Heroes Car Show Opening Ceremony honoring racing legend Bill Tanzosh with Driver Interviews and Autograph Session: Saluting the Nazareth Speedways and Dorney Park Speedway
Monday- March 5 – (6:30 PM) – Alex’s Tire/Breidinger’s Speed Shop, Smitty’s Collision Center and Murante’s Auto Repair presents Drag Racing Night featuring current and past facilities
Tuesday- March 6 – (6:30 PM) Adam’s Brothers Used Auto Parts, Clean Run Auto and Dean Auto Sport presents the “Stars of Tomorrow” featuring all Quarter Midget Clubs: West End, Keystone, Blue Mountain, Lehigh Valley and more
Wednesday- March 7 – (6:30 PM) – Hamlin Speedway/S&S Speedways, JPA Masonry and Smith Fabrication/Stage One Modifieds presents Hamlin Speedway all divisions, Snydersville Raceway, Accord Speedway, and Orange County Fair Speedway
Thursday- March 8- (6:30)- Phillipsburg Easton Honda, Penn Jersey Supermarkets and Gardner’s Auto Service presents New Egypt, Bridgeport, Grandview, Big Diamond, Mahoning and Evergreen Speedways
Friday – March 9 – (1st Show (4 p.m.) – APS Powder coating, ARM Automotive and Ralph’s Radiator presents Special Edition “The Legends of Racing” honoring Grand Marshal Bobby Rossell with many legendary stars from Reading, Nazareth, Harmony and Flemington expected to participate.
Second Show- (7:00 PM)- Martocci Automotive, R&T International Muffler and Carl’s Auto Repair presents Salute to Open Wheel Racing Divisions-Thunder on the Hill, ATQMRA, Vintage ¾ Midgets, Midgets, Action Track, Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series and all Sprint Car Divisions
Saturday – March 10 – (1:00) –Premio Foods and Flemington Speedway Historical Society presents a Special Tribute to All Racing Legends from Flemington Speedway & all Speedways with interview and autograph sessions and the Presentation of the “Tas” Awards (Ray Liss, Harry Dee, Kenny Brightbill, Billy Osmun)
IRCO is a nightly sponsor for all events. Charitable Organization is St John’s Angels
Mall Hours: Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. –
*Schedule subject to change