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RACE OF CHAMPIONS SEASON CELEBRATION SET, WITH “ROC-APALOOZA” TO END 2017

AND KICK OFF THE 2018 RACE OF CHAMPIONS SEASON

Accomplishments to be recognized and honored at Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center-

-Hotel Room Special Rates at Country Inn & Suites Must be Booked by January 6, 2018

 Mount Morris, New York – (October 17, 2017) – Last season the Race of Champions family of Series will gathered at the Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center in Mount Morris, New York for a spectacular evening of awards and representing the 2016 season. This year on Saturday, January 13, the Race of Champions will once again gather in Mount Morris, this time, to celebrate the 2017 season and kick of the 2018 season. Mike Leaty of Ontario, N.Y., Tim Gullo of Elmira, N.Y., Tommy Catalano of Ontario, N.Y., in two divisions (Sportsman Modified and Late Model) and Chad Chevalier of Port Colborne, Ontario will be honored as division champions, while several others will receive special recognition in addition to recognizing the accomplishments of all for an entire season of passion and dedication as well as looking ahead to 2018.

                “This will be a great night for everyone involved in the Race of Champions programs throughout the year,” stated Joe Skotnicki with the Race of Champions. “This is an event we are looking forward to. This is a great opportunity to honor and recognize our champions, as well as recognize everyone for the hard work and passion they share toward our great sport. It will be a special evening and a great way to kick off a new year filled with anticipation and excitement.”

                The reception will begin at 6:00 pm, with dinner and awards at 7:00 pm, along with a DJ for dancing and post-dinner entertainment. The Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center is located at 134 North Main Street, Mount Morris, NY 14510.

                Tickets for the event will be $45 and the deadline to purchase tickets is January 6, 2018. Inquiries in regard to tickets may be made by e-mailing media@rocmodifiedseries.com. The celebration will be open to all ages.

                Hotel accommodations can be acquired at the Country Inn & Suites, 130 North Main Street, Route 36, Mount Morris, NY 14510. Rooms are available within the Race of Champions room block at a special rate of $100.00 per night when you mention the “Race of Champions 2016 Season Celebration.”

QUALIFYING RACE WINNERS TO RECEIVE BONUS FROM WADDELL COMMUNICATIONS

AT PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS & CASINO RACE OF CHAMPIONS WEEKEND

-Waddell Communications, the Official Communications Provider of the Race of Champions to Reward Racers-

North East, Pennsylvania – (September 27, 2017) – Waddell Communications of Plainville, Connecticut, who is an authorized Racing Electronics dealer and retailer and the official two-way communication provider of the Race of Champions fueled by Sunoco will provide additional support for the Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania featuring the 67th Annual Race of Champions 250.

Waddell Communications will provide all Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series fueled by Sunoco qualifying race winners with a radio specific carbon equipment case. In addition the fastest qualifier in group time trials for the Modifieds will receive a case.

“The Race of Champions is a great event and we are proud to support it,” stated Shawn Waddell, owner and proprietor of Waddell Communications. “Short track racing and primarily Modified racing is our passion and making sure those teams have professional service and solid working communication tools is our paramount focus. We look forward to contributing to this outstanding event.”

For more information in regard to Waddell Communications visit www.waddellcommunications.com; e-mail: shawnwaddell@sbcglobal.net or phone: 860.573.8821.

Where: Lake Erie Speedway, North East, Pa.

When: Thursday, September 28; Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30.

Directions: The track is located just twenty minutes of East Erie, Pa., minutes from Interstate 90 and directly of Interstate 86 at 10700 Delmas Drive, North East, Pa., 16428

What: Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend; the 67th Annual Race of Champions 250

More Information: www.lakeeriespeedway.com (Track Phone: 814.725.3303) / www.rocmodifiedseries.com

PILAT GRAPHIC DESIGN TO ADDS TO PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS & CASINO RACE OF CHAMPIONS WEEKEND

-Pilat Design to Add $750 Value to the Race of Champions 250-

Waterloo, N.Y. – (September 19, 2017) – Pilat Design of Waterloo, N.Y., “the Champions Choice”, the official graphic designer for the Race of Champions Modified Series, will once again deliver bonuses for racers participating in the 67th Annual Race of Champion 250 which is the culmination of the Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania. Pilat Design has provided the Race of Champions with all victory lane display checks for the past two seasons as well as designing the new victory lane backdrop and all Race of Champions provided graphics.

The winner of the 67th Annual Race of Champions 250 will receive a $500 certificate for product from Pilat Graphic Design. The 30th place finisher in the 250-lap race will receive an additional certificate for $250.

“The Race of Champions is a special event and we are proud to be a part of it,” stated Dan Pilat, owner of Pilat Graphic Design. “There are so many great racers and a true legacy from the event that partnering with it and the series is a great platform for us to reach racers and expose them to our work. It has been a great partnership and we look forward to building on it and carrying it on for years to come.”

Since 1995, Pilat Graphic Design, Inc., has designed, produced and implemented creative graphic designs for businesses and race teams throughout North America. Pilat Graphic Design is constantly pushing the boundaries to give its customers the most creative image possible. The new 6,000 square foot state of the art facility features a full showroom, new offices alongside ultra-modern equipment for full graphic design as well as full painting capabilities.

For more information in regard to Pilat Graphic Design, visit www.pilatdesign.com or call 315-539-3484.

Where: Lake Erie Speedway, North East, Pa.

When: Thursday, September 28Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30.

Directions: The track is located just twenty minutes of East Erie, Pa., minutes from Interstate 90 and directly of Interstate 86 at 10700 Delmas Drive, North East, Pa., 16428

What: Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend; the 67th Annual Race of Champions 250

More Information: www.lakeeriespeedway.com (Track Phone: 814.725.3303) / www.rocmodifiedseries.com

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 67th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2017 at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania as part of Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.