Pittsburgh, PA – Officials with the ULTIMATE Northeast Super Late Model Series and Hagerstown Speedway have announced that the season opener, slated for March 28th has been postponed with no rescheduled date immediately available. Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, by executive order closed all non-essential business in the state effective at 5:00 pm on Monday. The executive order is indefinite. ULTIMATE Northeast Super Late Model Series and Hagerstown Speedway officials will continue to monitor the situation and work toward the rescheduled date once a more definitive timeline is available.
“Our number one concern is always the safety of our fans and teams,” said ULTIMATE Northeast Director, Rose Compton, “We are continuously monitoring the situation and will announce any updates as they become available.”
FASTRAK Companies International, parent company of the ULTIMATE Northeast Super Late Model Series, previously issued a statement amid the COVID-19 outbreak and is taking a race by race approach in response to the outbreak
“We remain committed to taking a race by race approach in response to current events,” said FASTRAK Companies International Vice President DJ Irvine, “We want to get back to racing, and some sense of normalcy, as quickly as possible. However, we must remain dedicated to the safety of our fans, teams, and officials. The situation remains fluid all across the country, and we will follow all orders from federal, state, and local officials.”
The ULTIMATE Northeast is set to open its 3rd season of competition, all of which have opened at the Hagerstown, MD oval. Trevor Feathers won the season opener in 2018, with Justin Weaver taking the checkered flag in 2019. Jared Miley is the defending back to back champion of the ULTIMATE Northeast Super Late Series.
Check out the official website for the ULTIMATE Northeast Super Late Model Series at www.ultimatesupers.com/NEHome.html and continue to follow our social media networks for the ULTIMATE Northeast Super Late Model Series. Follow @UltimateNorth on Twitter to get up to the minute news and details as they become available. ULTIMATE Northeast can be found on Instagram @Ultimate_Northeast_slms.
The 2020 marketing partners for the ULTIMATE Notheast Super Late Model Series are VP Racing Fuel “The official fuel of Ultimate Northeast”, Hoosier, American Race Tires, Keyser Manufacturing, Ultra Shield Race Products, ARBodies, Beyea Headers, G.O.A.T. Beef Jerky, VP Racing Lubricants, Hi-Line Motorsports, TRUFORM Race Products, Penske Racing Shocks, Jays Auto Wrecking, MS Shock Therapy “Rookie of the Year” sponsor, Roys Auto Body “fast qualifier award”, Rugged Radios, Speed51.com “The official video home of ULTIMATE Northeast”, Hoosier Tire Mid Atlantic, Capitol Custom Trailers and Coaches “The official trailer of Ultimate Northeast” and Thomas Clarke Performance.
-ULTIMATE Northeast Press Release
-Photo credit: Speed51 Photos