This has been an exciting year so far at the Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown. After a few early season rain delays and reschedules, OCFS is finally enjoying an enthusiastic race season.

They have had to make a few more changes to their schedule this season, the most recent was the cancelation of the World of Outlaws late model week originally scheduled for June 17th and 18th. They have planned a regular racing schedule instead. They also have been plagued by some shortages like the rest of us which had them changing some track policies for racing in late May.

Orange County Fair Speedway in New York Gets New Surface

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The latest news out of the Orange County Fair Speedway came today (June 6) in a Facebook post from Maxwell's 31st Lap Tavern. They are one of the concessions at the Orange County Fair Speedway where you can enjoy food and a beer or cocktails before, during, or after the race.

Maxwell's Posted on their Facebook page the latest track update which had a lot of people commenting. Basically, in simple terms, the longest continuously operating dirt track is getting a new layer of dirt or should we say clay. This will lead to some great new surfaces for the rest of the racing season.

Lynyrd Skynyrd in Concert at OCFS in Middletown, New York

The work being done early this week will be done in time for this weekend's concert. Friday night, the Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown with OME welcomes Lynyrd Skynyrd with special guests the Marshall Tucker Band and Six Gun Salley. They also have a full night of racing planned for Saturday Night the 11th with the Spring Smashtacular.

Have You Been inside the Arena at the Orange County Fair Grounds?

Inside Arena Concert Venue at Orange County Fairgrounds

Most of us are used to seeing concerts at the Orange County Fair Grounds outside on the track but did you know they have a great indoor space as well? I was just there for Scotty McCreery's Same Truck Tour so I thought I would snap a few pictures so you can check the place out.

Are You Looking for Good BBQ in the Hudson Valley?

9 Must Try BBQ Places in the Hudson Valley, NY

BBQ is meant to be eaten year-round and the Hudson Valley has some pretty amazing places to grab your smokin' juicy favorites all year long. From pulled pork to piggy mac these places we found for you won't disappoint your tastebuds or your pocketbook. Pick out what looks the most delicious and start there but make sure you eventually get to every one of these Hudson Valley New York BBQ Joints.