John Lieto Hermance Motorsports
© Copyright 2017 Hermance Motorsports

About Us

Hermance Motorsports is a Stock Car racing team that primarily runs a Northeastern style Big Block Dirt

Modified (learn more about modifieds).  Our home track is Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, NY.

go to the History page to follow our racing journey over the years

 

Driver: John Lieto “the Judge” Lives in Mount Kisco, NY Married to Marie Gully Lieto John is a police officer in White Plains, NY In 1988 John began racing Go Karts, he moved to Micro Sprints in 1991, and soon after that he started competing in Mini Sprints.  He ammassed 103 feature wins and 6 track championships.  In 1998 John purchased a 360 Sprint car and became the Eastern Limited Sprints Rookie of the Year.  He won 10 races wth the 360 Sprint car. In 2007 John and his team moved to the Sportsman division at Orange County Fair Speedway.  He was the OCFS Sportsman Rookie of the Year in 2007 and finished 2nd in points in 2008. In 2009 he joined the Hermance Motorsports team, driving a 358 Modified.  He was the 2009 OCFS 358 Rookie of the Year.  In 2010 he moved up to the Big Block Modifieds where he continues to run today.  The team has won 6 Big Block Modified races together.           103 - Micro/Mini Sprint Wins             10 - 360 Sprint Wins               6 - Big Block Modified Wins 1994 Micro Sprint Champion - Hi Groove Speedway 1995 1200cc Mini Sprint Champion - Whip City Speedway 1997 1200cc Mini Sprint Champion - Whip City Speedway 1998 Micro Sprint Champion - Whip City Speedway 2004 750cc Mini Sprint Champion - Whip City Speedway 2005 Mini Sprint Champion - Accord Speedway Owner: Ken Hermance Crew: Pete Mencarini                       Jose Perez                       Jake Granaker                       Silvia Mencarini                       Bob Lynt                       Carol “Honey” Birchwale Add’l Help: RGP Performance                       Craig Mitchell                       Hollywood Racing                       Dave Werber Cars: #33 Big Block Dirt Modified Chassis: 2015 Teo Graphics: Simplicity Designs Engine: 467ci Chevy big block Builder: Bedell Racing Engines #33 Small Block (358) Modified Chassis: 2014 Bicknell Graphics: Simplicity Designs Engine: 355ci Chevy small block Builder: RGP Performance #33 Vintage Street Stock Chassis: 1977 Chevy Camaro Body: 1969 Chevy Camaro Graphics: Dennis Smith Engine: 350ci Chevy small block Wins: 6 - OCFS Big Block Feature Wins

- John Lieto: 2010-2015

3 - OCFS Small Block Feature Wins

- Craig Mitchell: 2008, 2009

- Alan Sturhann: 2005

6 - OCFS Dirt Sportsman Wins

- Steve Birchwale: 1991, 1992

1 - OCFS Vintage Sportsman Win

- Ken Hermance: 2016

Awards: 1992 OCFS Dirt Sportsman Champion

- Steve Birchwale

2005 OCFS 358 Rookie of the Year

- Alan Sturhann

2009 OCFS 358 Rookie of the Year

- John Lieto

2010 OCFS Best Appearing Modified

- John Lieto

2013 OCFS Best Appearing Modified

- John Lieto

Dale Larsen Photo 119 Wins & Counting!
John Lieto Hermance Motorsports
© Copyright 2017 Hermance Motorsports

About Us

Hermance Motorsports is a Stock Car racing team

that primarily runs a Northeastern style Big Block Dirt

Modified (learn more about modifieds).  Our home

track is Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown,

NY.

go to the History page to follow our racing journey

over the years

 

Driver: John Lieto “the Judge” Lives in Mount Kisco, NY Married to Marie Gully Lieto John is a police officer in White Plains In 1988 John began racing Go Karts, he moved to Micro Sprints in 1991, and soon after that he started competing in Mini Sprints.  He ammassed 103 feature wins and 6 track championships.  In 1998 John purchased a 360 Sprint car and became the Eastern Limited Sprints Rookie of the Year.  He won 10 races wth the 360 Sprint car. In 2007 John and his team moved to the Sportsman division at Orange County Fair Speedway.  He was the OCFS Sportsman Rookie of the Year in 2007 and finished 2nd in points in 2008. In 2009 he joined the Hermance Motorsports team, driving a 358 Modified.  He was the 2009 OCFS 358 Rookie of the Year.  In 2010 he moved up to the Big Block Modifieds where he continues to run today.  The team has won 6 Big Block Modified races together.     103 - Micro/Mini Sprint Wins       10 - 360 Sprint Wins         6 - Big Block Modified Wins 1994 Micro Sprint Champion          - Hi Groove Speedway 1995 1200cc Mini Sprint Champion          - Whip City Speedway 1997 1200cc Mini Sprint Champion          - Whip City Speedway 1998 Micro Sprint Champion          - Whip City Speedway 2004 750cc Mini Sprint Champion          - Whip City Speedway 2005 Mini Sprint Champion          - Accord Speedway Owner: Ken Hermance Crew: Pete Mencarini              Jose Perez             Jake Granaker              Silvia Mencarini               Bob Lynt               Carol “Honey” Birchwale Add’l Help: RGP Performance    Craig Mitchell           Hollywood Racing              Dave Werber Cars: #33 Big Block Dirt Modified Chassis: 2015 Teo Graphics: Simplicity Designs Engine: 467ci Chevy big block Builder: Bedell Racing Engines #33 Small Block (358) Modified Chassis: 2014 Bicknell Graphics: Simplicity Designs Engine: 355ci Chevy small block Builder: RGP Performance #33 Vintage Street Stock Chassis: 1977 Chevy Camaro Body: 1969 Chevy Camaro Graphics: Dennis Smith Engine: 350ci Chevy small block Wins: 6 - OCFS Big Block Feature Wins                   - John Lieto: 2010-2015 3 - OCFS Small Block Feature Wins           - Craig Mitchell: 2008, 2009    - Alan Sturhann: 2005 6 - OCFS Dirt Sportsman Wins    - Steve Birchwale: 1991, 1992 1 - OCFS Vintage Sportsman Win    - Ken Hermance: 2016 Awards: 1992 OCFS Sportsman Champion   - Steve Birchwale 2005 OCFS 358 Rookie of the Year   - Alan Sturhann 2009 OCFS 358 Rookie of the Year   - John Lieto 2010 OCFS Best Appearing Mod    - John Lieto 2013 OCFS Best Appearing Mod   - John Lieto