Stafford Speedway & CT DPH Partner to Offer Race Fans Free Covid-19 Vaccinations at Call Before You Dig Open 81 Event, Friday May 14th

(Stafford Springs, CT)—Stafford Motor Speedway and the Connecticut Department of Health have partnered to offer free Covid-19 vaccinations at the Call Before You Dig Open Modified 81 event scheduled for Friday, May 14th. Vaccinations will be available at the mobile unit located in the front parking lot from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on race day. All those who receive a vaccination prior to the event will be eligible for a free Hummel Brothers Hot Dog from the concession stand Friday night.

Race fans who have yet to receive the Covid-19 vaccine are encouraged to take advantage of the convenience at the track. The CT DPH vaccine vans will return June 11th to provide the 2nd Covid-19 vaccine dose to eligible race fans.

What to know before receiving your vaccination

  • Vaccinations will start at 5:00pm and go through 7:00pm
  • No need to bring anything; ID or proof of insurance is not needed
  • Vaccination staff will fill out any necessary forms at the vaccination site
  • Anyone over the age of 12 will be eligible, regardless of state of residence
  • There is no cost, and no insurance requirement
  • For more information: https://portal.ct.gov/vaccine-portal/DPH-van-clinics

Six divisions of racing are on hand for the Friday, May 14th Call Before You Dig Open Modified 81, headlined by the Open Modifieds. Over 30 of the top modified drivers in the region are expected to be in attendance including NASCAR Cup driver Ryan Preece, Spring Sizzler winner Patrick Emerling, Modified Tour point leader Eric Goodale, multi-time SK Modified® champion Ronnie Williams, and many more. Full up to date entry-list is available on staffordspeedway.com.

General admission gates for the Friday, May 14th event open at 5:00pm with Open Modified qualifying set to begin at 6:00pm. Feature racing will roll off at approximately 6:30pm. Tickets are available online at StaffordSpeedway.com/tickets and will also be available at the gates day of show. If you are unable to attend the event tune into the live stream on FloRacing, the official streaming partner of Stafford Speedway.

About Stafford Motor Speedway

Located in Stafford Springs, CT, Stafford Motor Speedway is a ½ mile asphalt short track race track.  Founded in 1870 as an agricultural fairground and paved in 1967, Stafford Speedway is steeped in history and is well known for being home of the SK Modified®.  Stafford’s 2021 schedule includes weekly racing every Friday night and offers an affordable family friendly night out.  Visit staffordspeedway.com for more information and staffordspeedway.com/schedule for the 2021 schedule of events.

For more information, visit www.staffordspeedway.com, checkout Stafford Speedway on Facebook or Twitter, or contact the track office at 860-684-2783.