North East, PA – Race of Champions Modified Series competitors will compete for $12,570.70-to-win when the 70th Annual Race of Champions 250 finally takes center stage on Sunday, September 27. The race is second longest running consecutively, only to the Indianapolis 500 and is “the Granddaddy” of Modified racing tradition and the lone modified race […]

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North East, PA – The “Crown Royal Classic 54 – Tribute to Joe Reilly” for the Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Series on Saturday, September 26, will pay $2,554.70 in honor of the “54” which Reilly represented and the “70” in recognition of the platinum edition of the 70th anniversary of the Race of Champions. […]

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North East, PA – (August 31, 2020) – Race of Champions Late Model Series competitors will finally return to the track on Saturday, September 26 when the “Rick Wylie Classic” runs as part of Presque Isle Downs and Casino, Race of Champions Weekend in North East, Pa., at Lake Erie Speedway. The race, a 48-lap […]

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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 25; Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27 will feature the platinum […]

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North East, PA – The schedule for the September event at Lake Erie Speedway has been revised. The Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania will now take place on Friday, September 25; Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27. The schedule includes the running […]

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As a new short track racing season begins, there will be many different storylines to keep an eye on throughout the new year.  Many of those storylines involve impressive statistical achievements and records that could potentially be broken in 2020.  We get you ready for the upcoming year by giving you 10 short track records, […]

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For the past couple of seasons, New York Modified ace Patrick Emerling had taken on one of the most daunting racing schedules out of anyone, not just in the Northeast, but the entire country. Committing to running both the Race of Champions (RoC) Asphalt Modified Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, the focus has been […]

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Despite a constant threat of rain that eventually temporarily delayed the Race of Champions 250, “Big Money” Matt Hirschman wouldn’t let it rain on his parade, scoring his seventh Race of Champions 250 win at Lake Erie Speedway Saturday.   Hirschman set the pace from the start, managing his tires while leading the field from […]

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The 69th Annual Race of Champions will be contested this weekend at Lake Erie Speedway (PA), continuing one of the most storied traditions in Modified racing.  Before the ground-pounders take to the track, our “Stat Boy” Elgin Traylor takes you By the Numbers through this historic short-track showdown.   2: Only two points separate Andy […]

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