SPEEDWAY ILLUSTRATED TO PRESENT ROOKIE-OF-THE-YEAR AWARDS FOR RACE OF CHAMPIONS SERIES

-Speedway Illustrated to Present Modified, Dirt Sportsman and Super Stock Awards on January 13-

Ispwich, Massachusestts (December 18, 2017) – Speedway Illustrated, the top monthly publication in the motorsports industry, has agreed to present the Rookie-of-the-Year Awards for the Race of Champions Series. The Race of Champions Series Rookie-of-the-Year presented by Speedway Illustrated will go to three drivers in 2017.

Scott Wylie of Blasdell, N.Y., in the asphalt Modified series; Dylan Davidson of Saint Catharines, Ontario in the dirt Sportsman series and Joel Gleason of Webster, N.Y., in the Super Stock series will be honored as the recipients of the Race of Champions Rookie-of-the-Year presented by Speedway Illustrated on Saturday, January 13 at the Race of Champions Season Celebration. Award recipients will receive cash and bonuses from the Race of Champions and Speedway Illustrated.

“The Race of Champions is one of the most recognized sanctions and series in the Northeast and we are proud to play a part in their program,” explained Karl Fredrickson, Senior Editor of Speedway Illustrated. “The rookie-of-the-year competitors that we are honoring as well as all of the racers that compete with the Race of Champions are the type of people that make our magazine what it is. They are the type of folks that we do this for and we are thrilled that we can be a part of this program.”

Since 2016, each Race of Champions member, as part of their membership package receives a yearly subscription to Speedway Illustrated. Speedway Illustrated is in its 18th volume and has a circulation of more than 40,000 passionate readers throughout all levels of stock car racing. Many readers actively participate in the sport and seek Speedway Illustrated for its highest-rated personal and technical stories create knowledge for all of those readers.

The 2017 Race of Champions Season Celebration takes place on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Genesee River Restaurant and Reception Center in Mount Morris, N.Y.

The Race of Champions is a sanctioning body presenting Modified and Stock Car racing on asphalt and dirt surfaces throughout the Northeast, with events in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The 68th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2018 at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.

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