Chemung, New York – (May 10, 2021) – Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y., earned another Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series victory this past Saturday at Chemung (N.Y.) Speedrome after asphalt modified racing has been absent from the New York tracks for over 600-days.   Emerling started on the pole and was able to […]

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Lehighton, Pennsylvania – Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y., holds a slim lead over Mike Leaty of Williamson, N.Y., in the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series championship point standings. The championship race will take place at Mahoning Valley Speedway in Lehighton, Pa., on Saturday evening for the first time since the 2016 season as […]

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Looking at the results alone from the 70th running of the Race of Champions 250, it appeared to be a case of déjà vu once again with Matt Hirschman taking the Al Gerber Trophy in the oldest Modified race in the land. In truth, it was much more complicated than that.   REPLAY: RACE OF […]

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The Race of Champions 250, one of the truly historic events in short track racing, takes place this weekend at Lake Erie Speedway.  It will be an action-packed weekend of racing at the Pennsylvania bullring.   Before the 70th Race of Champions kicks off, here are 10 Things to Know about the venerable racing classic. […]

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Tommy Catalano was poised to have a busy this weekend between the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour at Stafford Speedway on Saturday and the Race of Champions 250 at Lake Erie Speedway on Sunday.  The New York driver has split time between the two series in recent years, and with schedules for both series changing rapidly […]

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North East, Pa. – Lake Erie Speedway and Race of Champions management are prepared to offer fans a “flex” schedule in case it is needed to give fans and participants an opportunity to see the entire show on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27 as part of Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of […]

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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 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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The Race of Champions Modified Series made its second visit of the season to Pennsylvania’s Lake Erie Speedway for the 31st running of the Tommy Druar/Tony Jankowiak 110, honoring two of Western New York’s Modified legends. Although the race is typically held at the Lancaster Speedway, COVID-19 guidelines kept the race from it’s New York […]

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This weekend, the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series will host its annual Tommy Druar/Tony Jankowiak Memorial.  While the event is taking place at a new venue this year, it will still be a very important race for Modified racer Andy Jankowiak.   Andy Jankowiak is the son of Tony Jankowiak and nephew of Tommy […]

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