Mother Nature Claims Lancaster Show


Mother Nature Claims Lancaster Show

By: Steven Petty

LANCASTER, NY (June 19, 2021) … A brief shower on Saturday evening forced New York International Raceway Park at Lancaster officials and management to cancel the second stock car racing event of the season. Rain checks will be valid on Thursday, August 5 or Saturday, August 14. The rainchecks can be used on either date and fans are encouraged to keep their ticket receipts from tonight’s program to be used as rainchecks.

Tickets are now on sale for the Nu-Way Auto Parts 150 for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event on Saturday, July 31. Tickets are to be purchased online by going to

Stock car racing resumes at NYIRP at Lancaster Speedway & Dragway on Thursday, July 1 with the Ol’ Boy 60 for the Tour-Type Modifieds. The “mighty Modifieds” return to Lancaster for their first appearance of 2021. They will be joined by the Street Stocks, the Jerry Gradl Motors NYPA TQ Midgets, and the 4 Cylinders. Racing will get underway at 7:00 pm. For more information, check out and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About NYIRP at Lancaster Speedway & Dragway: Founded in 1959, New York International Raceway Park at Lancaster Speedway and Dragway (NYIRP at Lancaster) is a multi-use facility located on 77 acres just outside of metro Buffalo, N.Y. The facility features a 1/8-mile IHRA drag strip, a 1/2-mile oval track and hosts several non-motorsports events such as car shows and concerts. For the latest information on NYIRP at Lancaster, check out our website Additional information for racers and fans can be found on our Facebook page ( and on Twitter (@LancasterSpdwy).


Steven Petty
Co-Advisor: WGCC 90.7 FM Genesee Community College
Public Address Announcer: The College at Brockport (SUNY) Golden Eagles
Director of Public & Media Relations: Ransomville Speedway
Director of Public & Media Relations/Announcer: Humberstone Speedway
Director of Public & Media Relations/Announcer: Merrittville Speedway

Simple Man

Think they pulled the plug a little early. BRIEF shower. Is Ed Serwacki’s jet dryer still in the back? Good old days!