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Civali, Gumley Wall Turkey Derby Modified Masters

Molesworth, McCormack, Jankowiak Also Win

Wall Township, NJ — James W. Civali, of Meriden, Conn., and Justin Gumley, of Colts Neck, came away from Wall Township Speedway as Turkey Derby XXXIV modified masters Saturday. Joining Civali and Gumley in the post-Thanksgiving Day classic were divisional winners Duncan Molesworth, of Robbinsville, John McCormack, of Brick, and Andrew Jankowiak, of Buffalo, N.Y.

Civali becomes the first Wall “outsider” since 1979 winner George Kent to capture the 100-lap Open Tour Modified 100-lap race. The Liberty Limousine No. 88 Raceworks-Chevrolet driver used his inherited pole to lead all 100 laps on the banked paved one-third-mile oval, finishing .430 sec. ahead of Jimmy Blewett, of Howell.

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Jimmy Blewett Fastest in Wall Turkey Derby Mods

Wall, Open-Type Modified Drivers to Run Twin 100-lap Features; Six Drivers Take Friday Support Features

Wall Township, NJ — Jimmy Blewett, of Howell, N.J., drove his late brother John’s car to top 26 other NASCAR Whelen All-American Series modifieds in Wall Township Speedway Turkey Derby XXXIV qualifying here Friday afternoon.

Blewett set a best time of 12.518 sec. around the banked paved one third mile oval, which translates to 95.766 mph. The effort locks “Showtime,” second fastest driver Nick Vasquez, Wall WAAS track champion Kevin Flockhart and the next fastest 13 drivers into the 100-lap feature to start after 1 p.m. Saturday. The other 27 are to make the headliner through the B-Main 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Wall Township Speedway Gears Up for Turkey Derby XXIV Fall Classic

Wall Township, NJ — Since 1974, fans of Northeast Asphalt Racing have had an added treat for their Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Turkey Derby at Wall Township Speedway in Wall, NJ. This year promises to be one of the best ever, with overwhelming fan interest and teams from all over the east coast planning on racing for the coveted title of Turkey Derby XXXIV Champion. Wall will provide 8 divisions of racing excitement over 2 days on Friday and Saturday, November 23rd and 24th. The always popular Open Tour Type Modifieds will return to headline the event this year, along with the Wall/SK/B/SST Modifieds, Sportsman, RMP Modified Affordable Division, Street Stocks, INEX Legends, Value Towing Factory Stocks, and the Keenan Motors American Three Quarter Midget Racing Association. The Garden State Vintage Stock Car Club will also be displaying their vintage modifieds in the grandstand area and put on an exhibition race during intermission Friday.

Friday the 23rd will kick things off with 2 rounds of practice for all divisions starting at 8am. Qualifying will start at 12:30 pm with Time trials for the Wall/SK/B/SST Modifieds, followed by heats and consis for the Legends, TQ’s, Sportsman, Street Stocks, Value Towing Factory Stocks, and RMP Modified Affordable Division. Features will then follow at 2:30 pm for the Sportsman (25 laps Friday only), TQ’s (20 laps Friday only), RMP Modified Affordable Division (25 laps Friday only), INEX Legends (25 laps), Street Stocks (25 laps), and Value Towing Factory Stocks (20 laps) to complete the first days events.

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