Brett Hearn able to keep Eastern States weekend on track

Lately, I find myself using pencils a lot more — this unpredictable COVID-19 ordeal has me canceling way too many events that were listed in my monthly planner.

According to Orange County Fair Speedway’s director of motorsports Brett Hearn, I can put my eraser away because he’s running the 59th annual Eastern States 200 weekend, which is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24 (rain date Oct. 25) as scheduled.

“It will be a two-day schedule — we would do all of the qualifying on Friday and all of the features on Saturday and that will culminate on Saturday night with the annual 200 for the big-blocks,” Hearn said.

Only the modified, small-block modifieds and sportsman classes will be invited to the two-day deal. A street stock feature will be added on Saturday.  And with things not “normal” these days, Hearn and company are trying to keep some

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