Wall Stadium Speedway in Wall Township, NJ has reached an agreement with Racing America, allowing Racing America to broadcast this year’s Turkey Derby on November 24-26.
This year’s event marks the 50th anniversary of the Turkey Derby, with the race first taking place in 1974. The event’s list of winners includes some of the all-time greats in Modified racing.
Last year, Matt Hirschman tied Jimmy Blewett for most wins in the event, claiming his seventh Turkey Derby trophy. Blewett reached the seven-win mark just one year prior by taking the checkered flag in the 2021 edition of the race.
The Turkey Derby kicks off on Friday, November 24, with Legend Cars, Limited Late Models, 4 Cylinders, SK/Wall Modfieds and Factory Stocks on track.
On Saturday, November 25, top Modified drivers will go to battle for 150 laps in the Tour Modified Thomas J. Wanick Jr. Memorial Race. The Tour Modified feature will pay $15,000 to the winner, with a record purse of $80,000 offered for the event.
Saturday’s racing action also includes ATQMRA TQ Midgets, Sportsmen, and Dirt Modifieds.
After two days of racing, the Turkey Derby wraps up with its Family Fun Day of exciting Demolition Derbies. Demolition Derby action starts at 2 p.m., with both a Mini Van Demolition Derby and an 8 Cylinder Demolition Derby planned.
On all three days, action will begin at 2 p.m. ET. Grandstands will open at 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, with qualifying beginning at 11:30 a.m. on those days. Grandstands will open at 12 Noon on Sunday. For fans planning or wishing to attend the Turkey Derby, click here for ticket sales, fan information and more.
For fans unable to make the trip to New Jersey, of course, Racing America has you covered. Click here to purchase your pay-per-view ticket now so you can watch all three days of excitement.