The Tradition Continues: Advance Tickets, Reserved Infield Parking on Sale for Fonda 200 Weekend

FONDA, NY – The tradition continues.

The Fonda 200 – first contested on the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in 1955 with the late American hero Junior Johnson in Victory Lane – is set for its 2024 edition Thursday-Friday Sept. 12-14, headlined by the big-block/small-block Modifieds of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco roaring 100 miles around the Track of Champions.

Stewart Friesen of Sprakers, N.Y., is the defending ‘Fonda 200’ victor, his third in the 31st running of the prestigious event.

Advance tickets and infield reserved parking spots are on sale now for the ‘200’ through the MyRacePass app at the following link: https://www.myracepass.com/tracks/1549/tickets

Campers from the ’23 Fonda 200 will receive a renewal e-mail from the speedway. Remaining camping spots open to the public after March 1.

“We’re proud to continue the legacy of the Fonda 200 in 2024,” offered Brett Deyo, Fonda Speedway promoter and organizer of the STSS. “The 200 produces so many twists, turns and storylines every year it has become a fan-favorite event.”

Season pass holders will retain their seats for the ‘200’ so long as the season pass is purchased prior to the weekend ticket.

A complete ‘weekend of speed’ is planned for the ‘200’ kicking off Thursday (Sept. 12) with the Amsterdam Truck Center Modified ‘Ultimate Underdog 33’ for drivers not having won a Modified feature during the ’24 campaign plus Montgomery County Office for Aging Limited Sportsman and open practice for all other divisions.

Friday night (Sept. 13) brings Qualifying Races for the STSS Modifieds, heat races for the Swagger Factory Apparel STSS Crate 602 Sportsman of the Madsen Overhead Doors North Region, Online Performance/Stone Motorsports Street Stocks and Fonda Fair Four Cylinders.

On Saturday (Sept. 14), the STSS Modifieds take part B-Mains and the 200-lap main event while the STSS Crate 602 Sportsman compete in a 40-lap, $2,500-to-win main event preceded by B-Mains.

A Sunday rain/weather date is reserved if needed.

The Fonda 200 weekend offers valuable points toward both the River Valley Builders North Region and Ollie’s Overall Championship for the Modifieds and Madsen Overhead Doors North Region for the Crate 602 Sportsman.

Since 1953, the Track of Champions Fonda Speedway has hosted the best in stock car racing. Under the management of BD Motorsports Media LLC, the speedway will operate weekly on Saturday nights from April through August plus several special events. Fonda Speedway is located on the Montgomery County Fairgrounds off New York State Thruway Exit No. 28 at 21 S. Bridge Street Fonda, NY 12068.

Fonda Speedway is on the web at www.thefondaspeedway.com. To learn more, call the office at 518.915.4395, like Fonda Speedway on Facebook or follow the speedway on Twitter: @thefondaspdwy or Instagram: @fondaspeedway.

To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, check out ‘Short Track Super Series’ on Facebook, @ShortTrack_SS on Twitter or @ShortTrackSS on Instagram.

The Short Track Super Series is presented by Bob Hilbert Sportswear, FloRacing, American Racer, Lias Tire, Sunoco Race Fuels, BDR Speed, NJ Quality Drywall, River Valley Builders, Ollie’s, Penske Racing Shocks, Saint Lawrence Radiology, Capitol Custom Trailers & Coaches, Bicknell Racing Products, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Madsen Overhead Doors, Belmont’s Garage, Wegner Automotive, DIG Race Products, ATL, Dirt Draft, Swagger Factory Apparel, F.X. Caprara Car Companies, Algonkin Motel LLC, Beyea Custom Headers, Design for Vision, Sunglass Central, Dirt Track Digest TV, DKM Fabrication, EIBACH, Fastline Performance, Flach Performance Products, Henry’s Headers & Exhaust Systems, JK Signworks, JLR Technologies, Dave Prime Jr. MAC Tools, Schultz Racing Fuel Cells, Superior Remodeling, TV 12 Racing Products, VAHLCO Wheels & Wilwood Disc Brakes.

Fonda 200 Event Winners

1955: Junior Johnson (NASCAR Grand National)

1963: Steve Danish

1964: Bill Wimble

1966: David Pearson (NASCAR Grand National)

1967: Richard Petty (NASCAR Grand National)

1968: Richard Petty (NASCAR Grand National)

1969: Lou Lazzaro

1970: Harry Peek

1983: Charlie Rudolph

1984: Jimmy Horton

1985: Charlie Rudolph

1986: Jack Johnson

1987: Kenny Brightbill

1988: Jack Johnson

1989: Mike Romano

1990: Doug Hoffman

1991: Doug Hoffman

1992: Bob McCreadie

1993: Bob McCreadie

1994: Jimmy Horton

1995: Brett Hearn

1997: Brett Hearn

1998: Brett Hearn

1999: Steve Paine

2000: Kenny Tremont

2001: Doug Hoffman

2002: Brett Hearn

2019: Stewart Friesen

2021: Stewart Friesen

2022: Matt Sheppard

2023: Stewart Friesen