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7:04
We wish everyone a good night.
7:03
The next Race of Champions Asphalt Tour race will be Sunday, May 18th at Shangri-La II Motor Speedway in Tioga Center, New York while the Chemung Speedrome begins their weekly schedule on Friday night with the Sunoco Modified headlining division.
7:02
We would like to thank Andrew Harpell and the Race of Champions staff as well as John White and the Chemung Speedrome staff for their hospitality and effort to get the races in today.
7:00
Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide coverage of the final feature of the evening. Please stay tuned to Speed51.com and ChemungSpeedrome.net for further information.
6:55
Race of Champions results have been deemed official.
6:48
Super Stocks have been stopped on the frontstretch because of a medical emergency in the infield.
6:41
Super Stocks are getting ready for the final green flag of the night.
6:40
In addition to his NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule, Matt Hirschman looks to run all of the Race of Champions shows without any conflict. On Memorial Day weekend, his schedule could contain Stafford NASCAR Tour race on Friday, Oswego RoC race on Saturday, and Evergreen Poker Series on Sunday.
6:34
Jeremy Haudricourt takes the checkered flag in the INEX Legends feature.
6:34
6:32
Erick Rudolph didn’t have the finish he was hoping for after winning in his last time out in the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Tour. They had some mechanical issues with the motor, but have it figured out for their team’s next race which will be Oswego on Memorial Day weekend.
6:29
Comment From Calvin

awesome coverage today!!!

6:29
Comment From Kat

Great job today

6:27
Kochenash hopes to run some more at Evergreen Raceway Park, the site of his first race win of the year in a Modified, in addition to his RoC schedule this month. They have also purchased a Dirt Modified with plans currently up in the air regarding when they will begin to race it.
6:26
Third place finisher Austin Kochenash believes they might have had something for the front two if he didn’t start so far back. the car was still coming in toward the end.
6:20
Fifth place finisher Jimmy Zacharias told us that they lost power steering on lap 19, and after spinning was content with his finish after using up the tires moving back toward the front.
6:11
RoC Modified
Unofficial Finishing Order
6:11
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6:10
Nick Morich scores a convincing four-cylinder victory over John Lane.
6:07
At the next RoC race in two weeks, Kochenash has been planning on debuting a new Modified.
6:07
Third place finisher Austin Kochenash waits to be interviewed after the race.
6:06
Four-cylinder race is halfway over. Nick Morich leads.
6:05
Hossfeld was satisfied with the result, saying that they are getting closer to Hirschman. He then joked in his interview that maybe if the single ladies out there would start befriending some of the single members of Hirschman’s crew then the 60 team wouldn’t have as much time to work on the car.
6:02
Chuck Hossfeld talks with one of the track announcers after his second place finish (Speed51.com photo).
6:01
Officials are working on the final finishing order. Meanwhile, the four-cylinder feature has started.
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6:00
Hirschman said that this was a big morale boost. This was his first win of the season for the driver who has competed in the New Smyrna World Series, at Mahoning Valley Speedway, and on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.
5:59
Matt Hirschman in victory lane (Speed51.com photo).
5:46
CHECKERED FLAG: It’s a Sunday drive for Hirschman over Hossfeld, Kochenash, Defebo, and Zacharias.
5:46
WHITE FLAG: Hirschman has stretched the lead to about five car length.
5:45
Lap 72: Top ten remain single file, although Zacharias, Scherer, Rudolph, and Oltra are quite bunched up for fifth.
5:45
Lap 70: Five to go. Hirschman continues to run his unique line out of turn four and speeds down the frontstretch.
5:44
Lap 67: Hirschman hold a two car length lead over Hossfeld. Kochenash about another car length back in third.
5:44
GREEN FLAG: Kochenash stays with Hirschman and Hossfeld on this restart.
5:42
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5:42
YELLOW FLAG: Nick Pecko goes around in turn four.
5:42
Lap 65: Ten to go. Hirschman has no trouble putting a lap on Fullone and the top two enjoy almost a straightaway lead.
5:41
Lap 63: Kochenash successfully moves past Defebo for third.
5:40
Lap 62: Hirschman and Hossfeld have pulled away from the field. Hossfeld staying within a few car lengths of Hirschman.
5:40
Lap 60: Kochenash once again looks to get by Defebo, but Defebo shuts the door.
5:39
Lap 58: Smith continues to lose positions as Zacharias is in the top five for the first time today.
5:39
Lap 57: Smith fades high and Defebo and Kochenash work by him for third and fourth.
5:39
Lap 55: Kochenash looks to immediately reclaim the spots that he was penalized as he looks under Defebo for fourth.
5:38
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman gets another good start with 22 laps remaining.
5:38
On the restart order will be Hirschman, Hossfeld, Smith, Defebo, Kochenash, Zacharias, Scherer, Oltra, Rudolph, and Emerling.
5:37
Officials are issuing a two-position penalty to Kochenash after green flag contact with Potrzebowski.
5:36
YELLOW FLAG: Jankowiak goes around after contact with the lapped car of Fullone.
5:35
Lap 51: Kochenash makes contact and Potrzebowski goes high and saves it, but loses several positions in the process.
5:35
Lap 50: Hirschman holds about a four car length lead over Hossfeld, Jankowiak, Potrzebowski, Kochenash, Smith, Defebo, Zacharias, Scherer, Oltra.
5:34
Lap 48: Rudolph continues to try move his way back to the front as he passes Pecko for 11th.
5:34
Lap 45: Field mainly runs single file.
5:33
GREEN FLAG: Since we are past halfway there is a single-file restart. Hirschman pulls ahead.
5:33
Leaty’s team changed the right rear on the car.
5:31
Jim Storace has been identified as the car that brought out the caution.
5:31
Mike Leaty comes to pit road to make a change in the rear of the car that started from the pole.
5:31
YELLOW FLAG: a car has spun in turn four.
5:29
Lap 43: Defebo pressuring Smith for sixth. Defebo finished a career best second at Chemung last year.
5:28
Lap 38: Halfway. Hirschman, Hossfeld, Jankowiak, Potrzebowski, Kochenash, Smith and Defebo running single-file in the front positions.
5:27
Lap 37: Kochenash now works by Smith for fifth place.
5:27
Lap 35: Potrzebowski goes below Smith for fourth. T.J. started the race in the last row.
5:27
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman gets up off the corner and takes sole possession of the lead position into one.
5:26
5:26
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5:26
Rudolph makes it to pit road and the crew makes the quick tire change.
5:25
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman gets the jump. Rudolph and Smith get together in turn two and Rudolph comes to a rest with the tire off the rim.
5:23
When we get back to green it will be Hirschman and Hossfeld on the front row.
5:21
It does not appear that Bobby Holmes crew is in any hurry to get the car back on the track. Tough break for the second-place runner during much of the race.
5:17
Holmes comes down pit road and will have a long way to go to get back to the front.
5:16
GREEN FLAG: Big mess on the restart when Holmes spun his tires and Emerling and Dean Rypkema are facing the wrong way.
5:14
Running order with 33 of 75 laps complete: Hirschman, Hossfeld, Holmes, Rudpolph, Jankowiak, Smith, Potrzebowski, Kochenash, Emerling, Leaty.
5:13
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5:13
YELLOW FLAG: Nick Pecko spins in turn four.
5:12
Lap 34: Hossfeld works by Holmes for second on the outside.
5:12
Lap 32: Zacharias is once again on the move from the back of the lead lap up to 12th.
5:12
Lap 30: Hirschman holds approximately a five car length lead.
5:11
Lap 28: Holmes is making his car very wide, but Hossfeld continues to peek his car high.
5:11
Lap 27: After bringing out the first caution, Mike Leaty has moved back into the top ten.
5:10
Lap 25: Hossfeld is now working all over Holmes for second place.
5:10
Lap 23: Potrzebowski and Kockenash have come from toward the back of the field into seventh and eighth.
5:09
Lap 21: Hossfeld has worked by Rudolph for third.
5:09
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman gets off to a powerful restart and Holmes follows in his tracks.
5:08
Cleanup has finished an field is doubling up.
5:05
Cloce’s car is being rolled onto the flatbed.
5:03
Reaume climbs out of his car and has some words for Cloce while he sits in the car. Officials pull Reaume away.
5:01
Cloce, Reaume, Tyler Rypkema, and Sherwood currently sit between turns one and two.
5:01
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman clears Holmes in turn one, but there is a multi-car wreck behind them.
4:59
Running order when back to green: Hirschman, Holmes, Rudolph, Hossfeld, and Jankowiak.
4:57
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4:56
YELLOW FLAG: Contact on the backstretch with Zacharias and Oltra involved.
4:55
Lap 20: Hossfeld follows past Smith and takes third from Rudolph.
4:54
Lap 19: Smith pushed high and now Rudolph pulls to the inside to take third.
4:54
Lap 17: Hossfeld has passed Jankowiak and now works to the outside of Rudolph for fourth.
4:54
Lap 15: Hirschman and Holmes have checked out in the early stages of the 75-lap race.
4:53
Lap 13: Hossfeld also using the outside lane as he pulls along side Jankowiak for fifth.
4:53
Lap 11: Rudolph making the high line work as he stays with Smith for third.
4:53
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman gets a great start this time and clears Holmes out of turn two.
4:51
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman and Holmes are head to head at the restart, but Sherwood spins before coming to the line and the yellow is back out.
4:50
Only green flag laps count so any time spent on pit road under caution does not cause competitors to lose any laps.
4:49
Defebo is in his pit stall as they change his left rear tire.
4:48
YELLOW FLAG: Jim Storace spins into the infield grass in turn two.
4:48
Lap 9: Intense battle for fourth between Rudolph and Cloce.
4:47
GREEN FLAG: Holmes stays with Hirschman, but Hirschman clears him coming to complete the lap.
4:47
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4:46
Pecko’s team continues to adjust on the 42 during this caution period.
4:45
Fullone has a flat left front tire and heads down pit road.
4:45
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman gets the jump and the restart has been waved off.
4:42
Leaty comes down pit road and the crew checks the tires for flat spots. Dean Rypkema and Nick Pecko have also come pit side.
4:41
YELLOW FLAG: Mike Leaty goes around and comes to rest at the bottom of turn four.
4:41
Lap 7: Holmes has pulled ahead a few car lengths. Meanwhile, drivers such as Rudolph and Hossfeld jockey for positions further back.
4:40
Lap 5: Hirschman working on Leaty for second.
4:40
Lap 4: Hirschman moves past Smith for third place.
4:39
Lap 2: Leaty goes high, and Holmes squeezes to the inside for the lead.
4:39
GREEN FLAG: Leaty and Smith remain side by side on the backstretch.
4:39
Field is forming double file.
4:38
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4:37
Engines have fired and pace laps have begun.
4:35
Roc Modified Starting Lineup (75 Laps)
4:34
The 24 car field is ready to go (Speed51.com photo).
4:30
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4:30
Comment From Guest

I completely agree with the previous comment. Awesome to be able to follow long a here if you can’t make it to the race. My husband is racing a mod and unfortunately my son and I aren’t able to make it down to watch this one. Thank you so much for this live coverage!!

4:22
Comment From Guest

Thanks speed51 and LFR Chassis for the coverage. Great to see more local modified racing getting coverage on here!

4:20
RoC drivers are being ordered to bring their Modifieds on the frontstretch immediately.
4:20
4:19
Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the Race of Champions Modifieds at the Chemung Speedrome is presented by LFR Chassis. Based in Mooresville, NC, LFR Chassis was created by Rob Fuller with Steve Leavitt as a consultant. The company recently introduced a cutting edge chassis that is user friendly and provides the high-end components and customer service to the top-tiered Modified and Late Model teams. To learn more, call 704-662-3306 or Click here for more information.
4:17
Jimmy Zacharias was the last to draw and unfortunately the only remaining position was 12th (Speed51.com photo).
4:13
Mike Leaty draws number 1 and will start from the pole in the 75 lap feature (Speed51.com photo).
4:10
Defending series champion Matt Hirschman draws number 5 (Speed51.com photo).
4:08
Drivers preparing to redraw for their positions (Speed51.com photo).
4:06
Comment From Cyndi

~Good luck Chuck Hossfeld and have fun !!~

4:04
At this time, the top four finishers in each RoC heat race will redraw for their starting positions.
4:04
4:03
Heat races have concluded and a brief intermission will take place.
3:46
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3:44
Charlie Lohmeyer Jr. wins the second Legends heat race.
3:39
Alexandria Smith wins Legends heat race one of three.
3:34
Joe Lane wins the second four-cylinder heat race. INEX Legends are next.
3:31
3:26
Nick Morich dominates the first four-cylinder heat race.
3:25
Local divisions, beginning with the four-cylinders are next with their heat races.
3:23
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3:19
CHECKERED FLAG: Leaty wins over Pecko, Reaume, Zacharias, Kochenash, Emerling, and Dean Rypkema.
3:19
Lap 8: Leaty pulling away from Pecko and Reaume, who continue to battle for second.
3:18
Lap 7: Zacharias has moved into fourth.
3:18
Lap 5: Pecko has climbed from fifth to second.
3:18
GREEN FLAG: Reaume goes high in turn two forcing Dean Rypkema high, giving Leaty the opportunity to go low for the lead.
3:15
Running order when back to green will be Reaume, Dean Rypkema, Leaty, and Emerling. Pecko, Kochenash, and Zacharias currently remain outside the redraw spots.
3:14
Totten’s machine is on the hook.
3:13
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3:12
YELLOW FLAG: Kirk Totten makes contact with the backstretch wall and comes to a stop.
3:11
Lap 3: Leaty up to third..
3:11
Lap 2: Dean Rypkema inside Totten for second.
3:10
GREEN FLAG: Field is bunched up. Reaume and Totten remain side-by-side.
3:09
RoC Modified Heat Race 3 Starting Lineup
3:08
CHECKERED FLAG: Smith, Holmes, Rudolph, Scherer, Oltra, Defebo, Tyler Rypkema, Potrzebowski final finishing order.
3:08
WHITE FLAG: Smith and Holmes continue to pull away.
3:07
Lap 8: Oltra working on Scherer for the fourth and final redraw position.
3:07
GREEN FLAG: Single file restart. Smith and Holmes up front.
3:06
YELLOW FLAG: Potrzebowski goes around in turn four.
3:05
Lap 7: Rudolph slips back to fourth as Scherer worked under him.
3:05
Lap 6: Smith is the new leader.
3:05
Lap 5: Three wide to the line between Smith, Potrzebowski, and Rudolph.
3:04
Lap 4: Rudolph fights back on the outside,
3:04
Lap 3: Rusty Smith is on the move and takes second from Rudolph.
3:04
GREEN FLAG: Another strong start for Potrzebowski.
3:03
Drivers in the current redraw spots are Potrzebowski, Rudolph, Smith, and Holmes.
3:02
YELLOW FLAG: Drivers get together racing for third and Defebo goes around on the backstretch.
3:02
Lap 2: Three wide as Rudolph maneuvers up to the front. He chose the blue 51 for the race.
3:01
GREEN FLAG: Potrzebowski gets the advantage on the first lap.
3:01
RoC Modified Heat Race 2 Starting Lineup
3:00
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2:58
CHECKERED FLAG: Hirschman, Hossfeld, Cloce, Jankowiak, Storace, Lewis, Fullone, and Sherwood are the finishing order.
2:58
WHITE FLAG: Hirschman continues to lead Hossfeld and Cloce.
2:57
Lap 7: Hirschman’s lead is a bit less as Hossfeld inches closer.
2:57
Lap 5: Jankowiak dives under Storace for the fourth and final redraw position at halfway.
2:57
Lap 4: Hirschman enjoys a comfortable lead over Hossfeld.
2:56
Lap 2: Hossfeld works under Cloce for second place.
2:56
GREEN FLAG: Hirschman gets out of turn two with the early lead.
2:55
Field being told to double up.
2:55
RoC Modified Heat Race 1 Starting Lineup
2:54
RoC Modifieds are rolling out for their first heat race.
2:53
2:53
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2:50
Race of Champions president Andrew Harpell expressed his appreciation for the great group of competitors turning out. Additionally, he reminded competitors that it is early in the season and recommended drivers not to overdrive what they don’t have.
2:47
Drivers Meeting notes:
– Restart line will be the first white line coming out of turn four. RoC Modified drivers were advised not to pass on the inside until going into turn two.
– There will be three heat races, ten laps each. Top four from each heat will redraw for starting position.
– All 24 cars on hand will start the feature.
– There is five-tire allowance for the feature, including the four tires they start the heat race on.
– Race distance will be 75 green flag laps.
– Restarts will be double file until halfway. Lapped cars will restart in the back during the last ten laps.
2:42
2:42
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2:29
Patrick Emerling sits at his 07 car (Speed51.com photo).
2:27
RoC drivers getting set for the drivers meeting (Speed51.com photo).
2:24
2:24
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2:23
Practice is complete. Drivers meeting will follow prior to heat races.
2:20
Two Super Stocks got together in turn one and spin. Both get back underway and practice continues.
2:20
Five Super Stocks continue to work around the facility.
2:16
2:16
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2:15
One of the Super Stocks has plowed into the turn three foam barriers during the closing laps of practice.
2:13
The sun continues to shine over Chemung Speedrome at the moment.
2:03
Correction from the earlier driver list: Bobby Holmes is driving the 99.
2:01
Local divisions will get another chance to shake down their machines. RoC heat races will follow at approximately 2:15pm.
2:00
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1:59
Hossfeld once again ran some rather competitive laps in that session.
1:55
Now on track: Hossfeld, Reaume, Hirschman, Emerling, Kochenash, Leaty, Smith, Cloce, Scherer, Sherwood, Pecko, and Storace.
1:55
For those not familiar with this track, the RoC Modifieds run laps in the lower 15 second range. Erick Rudolph was unofficially clocked running 15.25 lap times during that session.
1:54
1:51
Caution is out for debris in turn three as well as the backstretch.
1:49
Second RoC Modified session has begun. On the track include Zacharias, Defebo, Totten, Kluth, Lewis, Oltra, Dean and Tyler Rypkema, Potrzebowski, Jankowiak, Fullone, and Rudolph (in the red 51).
1:48
2013 Chemung track champion and NASCAR Whelen All-American Series New York State champion Jimmy Zacharias has been running the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour this season in the famous “Ole Blue” number 3 Modified. He is here today for the Race of Champions opener in the 71 that brother T.J. has been piloting, and intends to attempt at defending his track championship in what will be a busy season for the Candor, New York driver.
1:45
1:45
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1:42
Currently working caution in practice for the “XXXIV” numbered Super Stock of Charlie Sharpsteen coming to a stop in turn four.
1:39
1:39
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1:38
RoC Modifieds will get another opportunity to run some practice laps after the Super Stocks finish their time on the track.
1:33
12 Super Stocks have now entered the track.
1:31
Sam Fullone switches from a Late Model to compete in a Modified this year (Speed51.com photo).
1:30
1:30
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1:27
15 INEX Legends (or “popcorn cars” as the kids in the tower are referring to them as) are on the race track for practice.
1:24
Sophomore RoC racer Nick Pecko sports a new look for 2014 as well (Speed51.com photo).
1:21
There are a dozen four-cylinders now buzzing around the speedrome.
1:20
The local divisions now get their turn on the track, beginning with the four-cylinders.
1:18
Matt Hirschman and Rusty Smith elected not to practice during that session.
1:16
Hossfeld and Kochenash have been easily making a few passes during this session.
1:16
Second group is now green: Reaume, Jankowiak, Emerling, Kochenash, Kluth, Cloce, Hossfeld, Leaty, Storace, and Rudolph (in the blue 51).
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The Third Annual ARCA Fest at the Milwaukee Mile moves to the weekend of June 6-8 this year. See the best in the ARCA Midwest Tour, JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour, Mid-American Series, Vintage, and Midwest Trucks compete on the historic mile oval. Tickets go on sale on March 15.Click here for more information.
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New look for former RoC champ Chuck Hossfeld this year (Speed51.com photo).
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Live practice times are not available. Each group of RoC Modifieds are given approximately five minutes per session.
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On track for the first session are Scherer, Oltra, Totten, Sherwood, Pecko, Zacharias, Potrzebowski, Defebo, Lewis, Fullone, and Dean and Tyler Rypkema.
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Race of Champions Modifieds will be split up into two groups for practice.
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Race of Champions Modifieds on the grounds

3 Daren Scherer
9 Brandon Oltra
10 Lewis
11 Kirk Totten
14 Doug Reaume
22 Chuck Hossfeld
24 Dean Rypkema
25 Mike Leaty
32 Tyler Rypkema
34 Rusty Smith
42 Nick Pecko
44 Tommy Cloce
47 Jim Storace
48 Sam Fullone
51 Erick Rudolph
53 Brian Defebo
60 Matt Hirschman
66 Austin Kochenash
71 Jimmy Zacharias
72 T.J. Potrzebowski
73 Andy Jankowiak
95 Bryan Sherwood
99 Rick Kluth
07 Patrick Emerling
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It’s the same great event but with a new date in 2014. The Battle at Berlin 251 will take place on July 18-19 at Berlin Raceway in Marne, MI. See the best Super Late Model drivers battle it out on the tricky famous oval. Click here for more information.
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The most recent RoC winner Erick Rudolph will decide during practice whether he will race the Red or blue Modified (Speed51.com photo).
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Chemung Speedrome Schedule of Events
12:52
Mike Leaty and Patrick Emerling are racing out of the Leaty Racing shop today (Speed51.com photo).
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Anderson Speedway will host the Redbud 300 with a new date in 2014. This year’s Super Late Model ARCA/CRA Super Series event will take place on Saturday, June 14 at the famed quarter-mile high-banked oval in Anderson, Indiana. Last year, Johnny Van Doorn picked up a big win in a star-studded field. Click here for more information.
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There is a healthy field of RoC Modifieds on hand and we are heading trackside to acquire a list of who is on the grounds.
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The 35th Annual SUPERSEAL Slinger Nationals presented by Miller Lite will take place on Tuesday, July 15th at the Slinger Super Speedway in Slinger, WI. This year’s 200-lap event will feature a variety of the top short track stars including six-time Slinger Nationals champion Matt Kenseth. VIP and General Admission tickets are on sale now. Click here for more information.
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Teams are setting up in the pit area (Speed51.com photo).
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Comment From Bill

Thanks for covering the race! Hoping to see what Mike Leaty’s car looks like. Heard he has a new look.

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Today’s Trackside Now coverage of the Race of Champions Modifieds at the Chemung Speedrome is presented by LFR Chassis. Based in Mooresville, NC, LFR Chassis was created by Rob Fuller with Steve Leavitt as a consultant. The company recently introduced a cutting edge chassis that is user friendly and provides the high-end components and customer service to the top-tiered Modified and Late Model teams. To learn more, call 704-662-3306 or Click here for more information.
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Although there is a slight chance of showers this afternoon, track officials look to make every attempt to get today’s show in.
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It is currently a sunny Sunday afternoon at Chemung Speedrome in New York for today’s Race of Champions 75-lap season opener. In addition, it serves as opening weekend for the .375-mile oval.
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Trackside Now: RoC Modified Season Opener 75 – Chemung Speedrome (NY) – 5/4/14