OAKS, PA – January 22, 2015 – The aisleways are humming, the loading docks are crammed, and the pace is frenetic from wall to wall inside the giant Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., as more than 250 racing vehicles, from drag racing cars to dirt track machines, hundreds of hard parts manufacturers, from engine builders to dzus button purveyors, and dozens of race track promoters and racing series entrepreneurs find their ways to their portion of the 250,000 square feet of show space at the 30th Anniversary Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car and Trade Show.
“Move in has been going smoothly,” said Tim Hogue, Motorsports Show Manager. “Many of our exhibitors have been here for a number of shows, know what to expect, and it seems to flow better every year.”
PPB Motorsports 2015 offers attendees the opportunity to meet and collect autographs from national, regional and local racers along with visiting the vast numbers exhibitor displays, seeing a proverbial ‘full field’ of race cars on display, attending free seminars and get up close to vintage, historic and classic cars that are on exhibit.
Midget auto racing has enjoyed a rich history in motorsports and much of that history will be showcased with attendees at this year’s Show.
Many of the top talents from today and the past in Midget auto racing will be part of a huge autograph session that will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the D-Hall Reunion Area. Past midget racing champions Leigh Earnshaw Jr., Bob Cicconi, Lenny Boyd, Billy Hughes, Hank Rogers Jr., and Lou Cicconi Jr. will join current standouts Steve Buckwalter, Tim Buckwalter, Drew Heistand, and Mares Stellfox.
In addition to all the attention to Midget auto racing during the three day show, attendees will have the opportunity to meet NASCAR star Joey Logano, NASCAR car owner Tom Baldwin, Steve Park and broadcaster Dick Berggren along with the flock of regional and local standouts. Many speedways and sanctioning organizations will be using the show to alert fans and racers about their plans for 2015 and all sorts of historic, classic and vintage cars will be on view including Richard Petty’s famed 1970 Plymouth Superbird, the former Ken Brenn, Sr. 1966 Gerhardt rear-engined Ford Indy car and Rollie Helmling’s USAC Midget driven by Jeff Gordon before Gordon embarked on his NASCAR career.
The show is set to open at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 23rd, at the huge Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA which offers an abundance of free parking.
For a complete three day schedule of events check in at www.aarn.com or telephone 609.888.3618.
– Ernie Saxton