New Egypt, NJ – For only the second time ever, New Egypt Speedway played host to AMA Flat Track Motorcycle racing on Saturday night October 19th for Flat Track Under The Lights.
The first event back on July 21st produced 75 entries on a day where thermometers read 113 degrees, due to the conditions AMA District 6 riders and officials asked New Egypt Speedway if there was a way that a race could be held on a Saturday night under the lights a date was rescheduled and Flat Track Under The Lights was born.
162 competitors registered for competition this past Saturday in classes that ranged from 50cc to 50 years of age on Saturday night for Flat Track Under The Lights featuring competitors from as far as Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New York and New Jersey. A solid spectator count was also in attendance on a chilly October evening. The track surface was also in absolutely impeccable condition as it drew great reviews from the riders all throughout the event.
New Egypt Speedway officials are already discussing dates for the 2020 season with AMA District 6 officials to bring the riders back to the Ocean County D-Shaped oval on more than one occasion.