Riverhead Raceway
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Riverhead, NY 11901
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"BIG MONEY" RICHIE DAVIDOWITZ SCORES $1.500 VICTORY IN
EAST WEST MARINE 'LIL JAY TRINCA MEMORIAL AT RIVERHEAD
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While Matt Hirschman is know as "Big Money" in Modified racing circles Richie Davidowitz of East Moriches has also been dubbed "Big Money" for his timely wins in the Legend Race Car and Go Kart racing ranks and this past Saturday afternoon he scored his biggest payday ever when he won the East West Marine 'Lil Jay Trinca Memorial at Riverhead Raceway and the $1,500 top prize. The race presented by the Eastern Long Island Racing Go Kart organization on a spectacular fall day saw some 37 Senior Champ karts come out to try and make the field.....Full Story
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RIVERHEAD RACEWAY KARTING ALUMNI READYING FOR
SATURDAY'S EAST WEST MARINE 'LIL JAY TRINCA MEMORIAL
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When one looks over the drivers roster for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series at Riverhead Raceway one of the first things that pops out at you is that nearly 50% of the drivers competing today got their start in the Eastern Long Island Racing go kart event held on select Sunday afternoons at the track. This Saturday afternoon October 25th a virtual who's who of the ELIR alumni will compete in the $1,500 to win East West Marine 'Lil Jay Trinca Memorial Senior Champ Kart event. The race is run in honor of 'Lil Jay Trinca and his mother.....Full Story
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BOB FINAN TO PRESENT SWAP SHOP
AT RIVERHEAD RACEWAY SUNDAY DECEMBER 7TH
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Riverhead Raceway's Bob Finan announced recently that he has set aside Sunday December 7th as the date for the annual Long Island Automotive Swap Shop in the pit area of the historic quarter mile oval. The race car and automotive flea market will get underway at 10:00 am and while most everything goes up in price Bob was quick to disclose that the vendor fee would remain a modest $20 per vendor spot. Started back in the pit area of Islip Speedway by the late "Big" Bob O'Rourke the event is a chance for race teams to sell off unwanted inventory of racing equipment that includes.....Full Story
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EAST WEST MARINE RETURNS TO SPONSOR $1,500 TO WIN 'LIL JAY TRINCA
MEMORIAL SR CHAMP KART RACE OCTOBER 25TH AT RIVERHEAD RACEWAY
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He might have only been on this earth for only seven years but the impact that 'Lil Jay Trinca left on the Long Island racing community will be long lasting and on Saturday October 25th the Eastern Long Island Racing go kart organization will honor his memory will the 4th annual running of a 48-lap Senior Champ Kart race. The race will pay a handsome $1,500 to win and ELIR officials announced today that Brian Slaga and his East West Marine firm will again serve as the title sponsor for the event. "We can't thank Brian of East West Marine enough...".....Full Story
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VISCONTI/BARTON MOTORSPORTS TEAM MAKES PROGRESS IN 2014,
REICHERT GROUP IGA SUPERMARKETS RE-SIGNS FOR 2015
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On any given race team success can be measured in many ways, for some it might be how many wins they garner during a season or perhaps where they placed in the championship standings. For Legend Race Car owners John Visconti III and Tom Barton their 2014 season and any success that came with it was measured in progress and on that alone the two friends who have raced together for some 29 years term 2014 successful. Indeed their sponsor The Reichert Group IGA Supermarkets must concur as they have already agreed to serve as the primary sponsor for the team once again in 2015. The John Visconti III and Tom Barton partnership.....Full Story
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EYE ON RIVERHEAD: OCTOBER 1, 2014
by Bob Finan
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Hard to imagine that this is the final regular season installment of the Eye but indeed the spring and summer has come and gone and here we are. After this edition we will go to a once a month format unless there is breaking news, our plan as of now is to write our next Eye in late October. Please note the Riverhead Raceway track office will also now revert back to off season hours which are Monday through Friday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm with Joe Arian manning the phones. You can also contact us via e-mail with of course is info@riverheadraceway.com.....Full Story

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BRENDON BOCK & JAMES CHARRIER CLOSE OUT
RIVERHEAD RACEWAY'S 2014 WITH VICTORIES
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The curtain came down on the 2014 season this past Saturday evening at Barbara & Jim Cromarty's Riverhead Raceway with Brendon Bock of Franklin Square topping the 40-lap INEX Legend Race Car special while James Charrier of Shirley was declared the winner of the 50-lap Grand Enduro. With that win Charrier successfully defended his 2013 Grand Enduro championship. In pre-race qualifying for the Legends it was Brendon Bock topping the charts with a lap of 13.576 earning a $98 Fast Time bonus from the NASCAR Modified team of Dave.....Full Story
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EYE ON RIVERHEAD: SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
by Bob Finan
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Track Champions night is now in the books and we have crowned our eight champions for the 2014 season, some races (2) were decided in tie breakers, some by heartbreak and others with good old hard short track racing.  First all of us at Riverhead Raceway are happy to hear the Dennis Freese of Oval Speed Unlimited is on the mend after taking ill at the track Saturday. Each and everyone of us knows how important and loved "Oval" is and are glad to see he is on the road to recovery! Okay if your leading the NASCAR Modified points by 25 and you have a 16.....Full Story

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DENNIS FREESE ON THE MEND AFTER TAKING ILL
AT RIVERHEAD RACEWAY SATURDAY
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Popular Long Island race car parts distributor Dennis Freese of Massapequa Park is on the mend after taking ill Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway. Freese has been the Riverhead Raceway parts distributor through his Oval Speed Unlimited business for over 30-years as well having a parts truck at the Wall Stadium in Belmar, NJ. Freese was tabbed by NASCAR Modified driver Dave Brigati to perform a start and park in Riverhead Raceway's 50-lap NASCAR Modified feature. As was the game plan Dennis pulled to the infield as he was.....Full Story
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..SECURITY MEASURES AT RIVERHEAD RACEWAY*
ONLY ONE SOFT SIDED BAG NO LARGER THAN 6 X 6 X 12 IS ALLOWED AND
ONLY ONE CLEAR PLASTIC BAG NO LARGER THAN 18 X 18 X 4 IS ALLOWED
FANS ARE ONLY ALLOWED TO BRING IN ONE EACH OF THE BAGS DESCRIBED ABOVE AND THOSE BAGS
ARE SUBJECT TO INSPECTION BY EVENT STAFF
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PLASTIC BOTTLES 20 OUNCES OR SMALLER ARE PERMITTED
ONE-HALF GALLON THERMOS OR SMALLER IS PERMITTED
NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
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NO CANS, BOTTLES OR COOLERS ALLOWED
*SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
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