Detailed Schedule Set for Race of Champions 250

North East, PA – The schedule is now set for the September event at Lake Erie Speedway. The Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania, which will now take place on Friday, September 24; Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26 will feature the platinum edition 71st Annual “Race of Champions 250” for the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series. The event includes three days filled with racing and festivities

 

Friday, September 24:  Practice will take place on Friday, September 24, with gates opening at 1:00 pm and practice from 4:00 pm until dusk for all divisions with the Race of Champions FOAR Score Four Cylinder Dash Series being featured in a 20-lap feature to kick the weekend off in exciting fashion.

 

Saturday, September 25; Racing will include the Race of Champions Asphalt Sportsman Modified Series in the 54-lap “Crown Royal” Classic tribute to Joe Reilly event. The Race of Champions Super Stock Series will compete in a 40-lap event that will complete their season. Joining the card on Saturday, will be the Four Cylinder Dash Series and the TQ Midget Series. The Race of Champions Late Model Series and “Rocket Performance” 602 Sportsman Modifieds will also be on hand to compete. Gates will open at 10:00 am, with practice beginning at 12:00 pm (Noon) and qualifying beginning at 2:30 pm. There will be activites for the “KIDS RoC” Race of Champions Kids Club during the event festivities.

 

Sunday, September 26; The featured event will be the running of the 71st  Annual “Race of Champions 250”. The event features 250 exciting laps of action for racing enthusiasts and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event to take place each year in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500. The TQ Midgets will run the 3rd Annual “Harry Macy Classic 29”. The Race of Champions FOAR Score Dash Four Cylinder Dash and Street Stock division will also be on the card. Gates will open at 9:00 am, with practice beginning at 11:30 am and qualifying beginning at 1:15 pm.

 

All events will be detailed in future releases, specific to the division and the event, however, this will be the biggest racing weekend in the region with the ability to include race fans.

 

Tickets may be purchased for the weekend and will be available at the Lake Erie Speedway ticket office or at www.lakeeriespeedway.com. In the event that there is inclement weather, the event will be postponed to 2022.

 

Hotel deals remain at the following locations;

 

Holiday Inn Erie
2260 Downs Drive
Erie, PA 16509
Toll Free: 800-465-4329                    Local: 814-205-0271

Rate: $109 (Cutoff date; September 3, 2021)
Booking Information: To get special “Race of Champions Weekend Rate” please call the hotel’s toll free number or local line. A link will be provided when available.

 

Hampton Inn Erie – South
8050 Old Oliver Road
Erie, PA 16509
Local; 814-866-6800

Rate: $119 (Cutoff date; August 30, 2021

Booking Link:  To get special “Race of Champions Weekend Rate” please call the hotel’s local line. A link will be provided when available. Use code “RoC”.

 

Ticket prices for Friday, September 24; Adult, Senior, Children (Infant – 16) – Grandstands Free. Pit Pass – $30

 

Ticket prices for Saturday, September 25; Adult General Admission Tickets – $20; Senior General Admission Tickets – $17; Reserved Seat Tickets (Regardless of Age) – $25 – Children (6-16) – General Admission Tickets – $10; Children Under 5 General Admission Tickets – Free; Pit Passes – $45.

 

Ticket prices for Sunday, September 26; Adult General Admission Tickets – $35; Senior General Admission Tickets – $33; Reserved Seat Tickets (Regardless of Age) – $40 – Children (6-16) – General Admission Tickets – $12; Children Under 5 General Admission Tickets – Free; Pit Passes – $65.

 

3-Day Pit Pass Combo – $125 (All pit pass options will be available for this event on the PitPay application)

 

If you plan to attend the weekend and camp at the facility, spots will be sold at the track for the designated camping areas for $40 for the entire weekend. Camping will go up to $50 after September 1st.  Tickets and camping spots for the Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend are available at the Lake Erie Speedway ticket office 814.725.3303.

 

The Race of Champions is a sanctioning body presenting Modified and Stock Car racing on asphalt and dirt surfaces throughout the Northeast, with events in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey with primary marketing partners Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, Waddell Communications, Image X Graphic Designs, Sherwood Racing Wheels, DirtTrackDigest.com, FX Caprara and Billy Whittaker Ford. The 71st annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2021 at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.

 

For more information, contact;

Race of Champions Media at [email protected]

Follow us on Twitter; Instagram and Facebook; @RoCModSeries or visit our website: www.rocmodifiedseries.com

 

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PPresque Isle Downs and Casino Race of Champions Weekend

71st Annual Race of Champions 250

Lake Erie Speedway, North East, Pennsylvania

 

*All times and events subject to change

 

DATE                                      TIME                                        EVENT

 

Thursday – 9/23       5:00pm – 10:00pm                                  Early Arrival Camping, Pre-Paid Pit Parking, spot parking only. (Any other                                                                                                                 Haulers will be towed).

 

Friday – 9/24                            9:00 am                                   Pre-Paid Pit Parking for numbered spot holders.

10:00 am                                 Gates open for Campers and Hauler Parking

1:00 pm                                   Pit Gates Open for Practice – ALL DIVISIOINS

4:00 pm to dusk Practice by Division (Practice will continue during Four Cylinder Dash Series race)

5:15 pm                                   Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series Draw

6:15 pm                                   Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series Qualifying Races (6-laps)

TBD                                         Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series B-Main (8-laps)

Final Session of Night             Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series Feature (20-laps)

 

Saturday – 9/25                        9:00 am                                   Gates Open for Campers and Hauler Parking

10:00 am                                 Pit Gates Open

10:15 am                                 Inspection and Draw for All Divisions Open

11:30 am                                 Virtual Driver’s Meetings by Divisions posted; Race of Champions Sportsman Modifieds; Super Stocks; Late Models; TQ Midgets; FOAR Score Four Cylinder Dash Series – Overall Meeting

 

12:00 pm (Noon) Grandstands Open

 

12:00 pm (Noon)                     Practice by Division (Two Rounds);

–         Late Models

–         Four Cylinder Dash Series

–         Super Stock Series

–         602 Sportsman Modified Series

–         TQ Midget Series

–         Sportsman Modified Series

 

2:30 pm                                   Qualifying Races Begin

–         Late Models (8-laps)

–         TQ Midget Series (8-laps)

–         Super Stock Series (8-laps)

–         602 Sportsman Modified Series (6-laps)

–         Sportsman Modified Series (8-laps)

–         Four Cylinder Dash Series B-Main (8-laps)

–         Super Stock B-Main if necessary (8-laps)

–         Sportsman Modified B-Main if necessary (8-laps)

 

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm   “KIDS RoC” Race of Champions Kid’s Club (Activity TBA)

 

Immediate Following the Conclusion of Qualifying;

 

–         Invocation and Anthem

–         Pre-Race:

–         Late Model Feature “Rick Wylie” 48 – (48-laps)

–         Four Cylinder Dash Series Feature 2 (25-laps)

–         602 Sportsman Modified Series Feature (15-laps)

–         Super Stock Series National Parts Peddler 40 (40-laps)

–         TQ Midget Feature (20-laps)

 

Pre-Race;

–         Sportsman Modified Series Tribute to Joe Reilly Crown Royal Classic “54”

Race of Champions 250

Lake Erie Speedway, North East, Pennsylvania

*All times and events subject to change

 

DATE                                      TIME                                        EVENT

 

Sunday – 9/26                         9:00 am                                   Pit Gates Open (Haulers Enter)

9:15 am                                   Inspection and Draw for Group Begins

10:00 am                                 Modified Tire Sales Begin (Tire Sale Order; Group 3, Group 4, Group 1, Group 2)

 

10:45 am                                 Virtual Driver’s Meetings by Divisions posted; Race of Champions Modifieds Modifieds; Street Stocks; TQ Midgets; Four Cylinder Dash Series – Overall Meeting

 

11:00 am                                 Practice by Division (Two Rounds);

–         Modifieds

–         Four Cylinder Dash Series

–         Street Stock Series

–         TQ Midget Series

 

1:15 pm                                   Qualifying Races Begin

–         Modified Series – Green-White-Checker Qualifying (Overall Top-6 locked in to 70th Annual Race of Champions 250)

–         Four Cylinder Dash Series B-Main (8-laps)

–         TQ Midget Series (8-laps)

–         Street Stock Series (8-laps)

–         Modified Series  (10-laps)

–         Four Cylinder Dash Series B-Main (8-laps)

–         Modified B-Main if necessary (12-laps)

 

Followed by;                            TQ Midget Series Feature – “Harry Macy Classic” (29-laps)

Followed by;                            Victory Lane

 

Followed by;                            Four Cylinder Dash Series Feature – “Butch Palmer Classic” (32-laps)

Followed by;                            Victory Lane

 

Followed by;                            Street Stock Series Feature – (30-laps)

Followed by;                            Victory Lane

 

3:30 pm APPROXIMATE         Pre-Race, Cars begin to Stage for 70th Annual Race of Champions 250

3:45 pm                                   Race of Champions Hall of Fame Inductions (if any) and special awards

3:55 pm                                   “KIDS RoC” on Front Stretch at Start / Finish Line

4:00 pm                                   Driver’s Introductions

4:10 pm                                   “KIDS RoC” Pledge of Allegiance

4:15 pm                                   Invocation / Anthem

4:20 pm                                   Command to Start Engines – 70th Annual Race of Champions 250 (250-laps)

 

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6:30 pm                                   Pit Are Closed

Detailed Schedule Set for Race of Champions 250