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Jeff Heotzler scores his 52nd career modified victory at the historic Orange County Fair Speedway on June 9, 2018.

By FRANK CATIZONE MIDDLETOWN, NY – Jeff Heotzler Sr. carved another notch into his racing belt at the Orange County Fair Speedway last Saturday night as he drove to his 52nd career Modified victory at the historic track in the 30-lap main event. Heotzler, who has struggled throughout the early season, feels he may have finally hit on something good as he took control of the race from the second lap and… Read More

"The Jeffer" Jeff Heotzler wins his 50th career modified feature event at the historic Orange County Fair Speedway!

The Jeffer is now one of only 3 drivers at the historic Orange County Fair Speedway to notch 50 career big block modified wins! The Jeffer took advantage of a late race restart to power to the lead and then cruised on for his 50th modified and 71st total victory at “The Hard Clay!” Thank you to everyone who made this win possible and especially to our car owner Ronnie Roberts!

Jeff Heotzler Battles Gary Edwards in the 2016 OCFS Hard Clay Open on April 2nd, 2016.

After rebounding from last to 6th in 10 laps after a right rear flat tire on lap 38 of 50, The Jeffer cut down another tire, this time with only 2 laps to go. What would have been a strong start to the Short Track Super Series, turned in to a disappointing outing aboard the Roberts Racing 14h. A scoring blunder recorded The Jeffer as 2 laps down, however, the team is challenging… Read More

The Jeffer Jeff Heotzler battles his son Jeff Jr. at Accord and Chuck McKee at Orange County.

Despite the wild nature of Friday night’s racing events at Accord, The Jeffer steered the Schrufer Racing 2a from 14th to finish 4th. The Jeffer now leads the Championship Point Standings at the Accord Speedway. OCFS held “Twin 20s” on Saturday night and The Jeffer faired well in each feature. The first feature produced a 4th place finish while the second feature resulted in a 6th place effort. The big block modifieds are… Read More

The Jeffer Jeff Heotzler pilots the Roberts Racing 14h 358 Modified at OCFS on May 30th, 2015. The Jeffer went on to finish 6th vs. the big block modifieds in the feature!

On Friday night, The Jeffer continued his early season success at the Ulster County Bullring in Accord, driving the Academy Transmissions 2a to a 3rd place finish. The Jeffer had a shot at stealing the win but his late race heroics were denied by a lap car who happened to take the same lane as the 2a was performing a 3 wide pass for the lead. Jeff Jr., who was making his 2nd… Read More

Jeff Heotzler, 14H, passes Tommy Meier on the outside of turns 3 and 4 at the Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, New York on May 9th, 2015.

The Jeffer had a solid weekend of racing, scoring a 2nd place finish in the Academy Transmissions 2a at the Accord Speedway on Friday night and a 10th place effort at OCFS on Saturday in the Array of Monograms sponsored 14h. Passing was at a premium at both speedways but The Jeffer did what he had to do in the heat races to put himself in a position to be towards the front… Read More

Jeff Heotzler wins his 49th big block modified feature at the Orange County Fair Speedway on May 2nd, 2015 in the Roberts Racing 14H TEO Pro Car!

For the 49th time in a big block modified and the 70th time total, The Jeffer pulled into victory lane at the Orange County Fair Speedway on Saturday night aboard the Roberts Racing 14H. Taking advantage of his front row starting position thanks to the tough luck the weekend before, The Jeffer led every lap of the 30 lap feature event and cruised to the checkered flag. Heotzler now has 120 total wins… Read More

Jeff Heotzler at the 2015 Hard Clay Open at the Orange County Fair Speedway on April 11, 2015

The Jeffer was lightening fast on Saturday night at OCFS for the Hard Clay Open, yet unfortunately didn’t have the finish representative of the performance of the 14H machine. After a poor draw that determined the starting line up for the heat race, The Jeffer found himself lined up 8th in the 10 lap qualifier. The top 3 cars would transfer to the feature and the top 2 to the redraw. From the drop of… Read More

The Jeffer Jeff Heotzler straps in the 14 Teo Pro Car Modifieid

As the saying goes, it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. There aren’t many drivers in dirt racing that are as smooth and patient as Jeff Heotzler. Those traits were once again on display during the 53rd running of the Eastern States Weekend at the historic Orange County Fair Speedway over the weekend. On Saturday night, The Jeffer carefully navigated his way though the field from his 26th starting position en route… Read More

Jeff Heotzler Wins at the Orange County Fair Speedway - April 19th, 2014

For the 48th time in his career driving a big block modified at the Orange County Fair Speedway, The Jeffer found himself in victory lane. This time it was a bit more special, as it was the first win aboard the Ron Roberts Racing owned 14H and, with the win, moved The Jeffer into 3rd all-time in the OCFS modified win total behind only Frankie Schneider and Brett Hearn.  Taking advantage of his row front starting… Read More

Jeff Heotzler Small Block Modified 2a

Patience was the name of the game Sunday at the inaugural Hard Clay Open at the Orange County Fair Speedway. The Jeffer decided to go with the Schrufer Racing 2A small block on Sunday after bringing both the 2a and the 14H big block cars to OCFS’s practice session the day before. With it being a day race, the team figured a small block may fare better on the “Hard Clay”, especially when… Read More