Mount Morris, NY – (October 4, 2018) – The Race of Champions Series family of participants, officials and fans will gather at the Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center in Mount Morris (NY) for a spectacular evening of awards and accolades. The conclusion of the successful 2018 season will be highlighted by the distribution of over $50,000 in cash and contingency awards and certificates to over 50 different awards to over 50 drivers and teams in six different divisions of competition on Saturday, January 12, 2019.
Honored as series champions will be Chuck Hossfeld of Ransomville, N.Y. (Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series), Joe Mancuso of Buffalo, N.Y. (Race of Champions Super Stock), Scott Wylie of Blasdell, N.Y. (Race of Champions Sportsman Modified), Eldon King, III of Delavan, N.Y. (Race of Champions Late Models), Brad Rouse of Saint Catharines, Ontario, CAN (Race of Champions 602 Dirt Sportsman Modified) and Travis Montgomery of Ontario, N.Y. (Four Cylinder “Dash” Series). Many others will receive special recognition, in addition to recognizing the accomplishments of all, for an entire season of passion and dedication that saw 284 drivers earn points across six divisions of racing.
Jack Ely of Wall, N.J., will be recognized for having earned Race of Champions Rookie-of-the-Year honors for the 208 season.
Point fund contributions come from Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuel, the US Army, Colton RV, Presque Isle Downs and Casino and TDH Refrigeration.
Speed51.com will present the Most Popular Driver Awards which will be revealed that evening along with other special Race of Champions recognition awards.
The celebration will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner and awards at 7 p.m., along with a DJ for dancing and post-dinner entertainment. The Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center is located at 134 North Main Street, Mount Morris, NY 14510.
Tickets for the event will be $45 and the deadline to purchase tickets is January 6, 2018. Inquiries in regard to tickets may be made by e-mailing [email protected]. The celebration will be open to all ages.
More information in regard to the event including a list of award recipients and hotel details will be released in the coming weeks.
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, US Army, Upstate Automotive Group, Waddell Communications, Pilat Graphic Design, Jerico Performance, TDH Refrigeration, Sherwood Racing Wheels, PavedTrackDigest.com and Speed51.com. The 68th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2018 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.
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-Race of Champions Press Release
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