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RACE OF CHAMPIONS SERIES HAS EXCITING NIGHT OF RACING PLANNED FOR LAKE ERIE SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY

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ASPHALT MODIFIED SERIES RETURNS TO ACTION WITH LATE MODEL SERIES OPENER

-Second Harvest Food Bank Food Drive Also to Take Place with Ticket Discounts For Fans-

North East, PA – (June 4, 2018) – The Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series swings back into action, while the Race of Champions Late Model Series takes to the track for the first time this season on Saturday, June 9, at the beautiful Lake Erie Speedway in North East, PA, with the running of the “Lake Erie 75” presented by Jim Moss Builders for the Modifieds and the “CPS 40” for Late Models.

“This will be an exciting card of racing for the fans and will be a prelude to the 68th Annual Race of Champions Weekend that takes place at Lake Erie in late September, including the 68th Annual Race of Champions 250,” stated RoC Promoter Joe Skotnicki.

Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, NY, kicked off the Modified Series season with win at Lancaster Speedway (NY) on May 12.

“Lake Erie is an exciting track,” offered Emerling. “It has multiple grooves which makes exciting racing for the fans. We’re looking forward to it.”

On the Late Model side, veteran Late Model pilot Bob Weber of Clarence, N.Y., is looking forward to racing.

“We’ve had a long winter off and our opener saw inclement weather, so this is our start,” stated Weber. “It couldn’t come at a better track. We are really excited about kicking things off and getting going at Erie this weekend.”

Lake Erie Speedway management is offering fans a free ticket promotion if they bring a non-perishable food item(s) for the Second Harvest Food Bank on Saturday. This is a great opportunity to make a contribution to the community and offer assistance to those in need. Fans that purchase an Adult General Admission ticket to the June 9, 2018, event who bring a non-perishable donation(s) will receive a second adult General Admission and a child’s General Admission ticket for free.

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania is the largest nonprofit food distribution organization in northwest Pennsylvania and the only food bank in the region. Second Harvest distributes millions of pounds of grocery products each year to hundreds of nonprofit agencies that directly serve people facing hard times in 11 counties. Recipients, who receive food free of charge, include unemployed and underemployed workers, the homeless, senior citizens, individuals with disabilities, families in crisis situations and children. A total of 167,700 unduplicated individuals receive food from Second Harvest each year. This number represents one in four people in northwest Pennsylvania. For more information, visit; www.nwpafoodbank.org

The event will also have the US Legend Cars National Qualifier, NYPA T.Q. Midgets and Midwest Compacts on the card. Pre-sale event tickets are now available through the Lake Erie Speedway website (www.lakeeriespeedway.com) for just $15 ($20 the day of the show).

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 with primary marketing partners Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, US Army, Upstate Automotive Group, Waddell Communications, Pilat Graphic Design, Jerico Performance, TDH Refrigeration, Sherwood Racing Wheels, PavedTrackDigest.com and Speed51.com. 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.

Where: Lake Erie Speedway, North East, Pa.

When: Saturday, June 9, 2018. Grandstands open at 5:00 pm, Qualifying Races begin at 6:00 pm

Directions: The track is located just 20 minutes of West Erie, Pa., minutes from Interstate 90 and directly of Interstate 86 at 10700 Delmas Drive, North East, PA 16428

What: The Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series, Lake Erie 75; Race of Champions Asphalt Late Model Series CPS 40

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

                             For more information, contact;

Race of Champions Media at media@rocmodifiedseries.com

Follow us on Twitter; Instagram and Facebook; @RoCModSeries or visit our website: www.rocmodifiedseries.com

VP RACING FUELS, HOOSIER RACING TIRE AND TDH REFRIGERATION HELP MAKE 2018 RACE OF CHAMPIONS SUPER STOCK SEASON ONE TO REMEMBER

-VP Racing Fuels and TDH Refrigeration Step Up and Continue Award Programs-

Rochester, New York (June 4, 2018) – Race of Champions Super Stock Series competitors have a sweetened pot to race for during the 2018 season thanks in part to Race of Champions marketing partners VP Racing Fuels, Hoosier Racing Tire and TDH Refrigeration.

Once again the series will race for a minimum $1,000 to win the Series point fund, with a minimum of $250 being awarded for 10th place in the final series championship standings with funding coming from Hoosier Racing Tire. In addition, VP Racing Fuels has agreed to award the top three competitors a drum of VP 110 racing fuel. The Series champion will receive the traditional Champion’s helmet decorated by Pilat Design in addition to several other traditional awards.

TDH Refrigeration will also be posting an award for the “Coolest Performance in the Hottest Races of the Season” championship award. Beginning with the Saturday, June 23rd event at Hillside Buffalo (formerly Holland Speedway) in Holland, NY, a separate race-within-the-race points championship will be kept for three special events throughout the year. Those events include the Saturday, June 23rd event at Hillside, the U.S. Open at Lancaster National Speedway in September and the Race of Champions event in September at Lake Erie Speedway.

The top three point finishers in those three races will receive an additional bonus of $300 for first, $200 for second and $100 for third. To earn and be eligible for this special award, a driver must compete in all three events.

TDH Refrigeration has been servicing the commercial and retail industry for over 38-years. Visit www.tdhrefrigeration.com for more information.

For more information on Hoosier Racing Tire visit www.hoosiertire.com.

For more information on VP Racing Fuels visit www.vpracingfuels.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 with primary marketing partners Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, US Army, Upstate Automotive Group, Waddell Communications, Pilat Graphic Design, Jerico Performance, TDH Refrigeration, Sherwood Racing Wheels, PavedTrackDigest.com and Speed51.com. 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.

For more information, contact;

Race of Champions Media at media@rocmodifiedseries.com

Follow us on Twitter; Instagram and Facebook; @RoCModSeries

MYRACEPASS TO BECOMES OFFICIAL WEBSITE PROVIDER AND PROVIDE RACE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR ALL RACE OF CHAMPIONS SERIES EVENTS

-MYRACEPASS to Present “EZ Pass” Contingency Award at Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series Event-

Lincoln, Nebraska – (May 7, 2018) – MyRacePass has become the official website provider and provide the official race management program for all Race of Champions Series events. MyRacePass is an extensive application for Series, Tracks, Drivers and Fans that helps provide a constant information flow regarding all facets of the race program on race nights and beyond.

The MyRacePass application is available on many standard platforms including Google Play, Android Devices and Apple. Viewers can use standard information provided on the application, while subscribers will receive as much in-depth information that the Series can provide. Competitors and fans that subscribe will have access to entry lists, lineups and more without ever needing to leave their seat or their pit area.

“We felt this was a great opportunity to expand our footprint,” stated Josh Holt, one of the three co-founders of MyRacePass. “The Race of Champions family of Series provides a popular platform in a different region with recognition for our brands and we hope we can make a positive impact with everyone while enhancing their experience and giving the Race of Champions a website that enables to get their information out to the masses.”

MyRacePass will present the “MyRacePass Free Pass” Award in 2018. In all Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series events the first car one (1) lap down is eligible for a free pass. In 2018 the driver who receives a “MyRacePass Free Pass” Award and advances the most positions following being place back on the lead lap will receive a $30 award.

MyRacePass was founded by three friends in 2008 and is owned by CAVAHO, LLC. The three friends created Driver Websites in 2008, building nearly 500 websites across the world by late 2014 for all genres of motorsports and motorsports industry related businesses.

MyRacePass was formulated from this success and introduced in late 2014 and is now considered the “Social Network” and “Ulimate Resource” of Motorsports.  In Fall of 2015 MyRacePass and Driver Websites merged, acquiring Speednet Direct and Speednet Race Management software.

Based in the “Silicon Prairie” of Lincoln, Nebraska MyRacePass has become a source for many motorsports items utilized in today’s industry, continuously striving to produce the most data packed motorsports network in the world.