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HENRY’S EXHAUST TO POST AWARDS FOR DIRT 602 SPORTSMAN MODIFIED COMPETITORS

-Henry’s Exhaust to Offer Certificates to Top Three in the Championship Standings-

Syracuse, N.Y. (January 7, 2018) – Henry’s Exhaust in Clay, N.Y., will be presenting certificates to the top-three finishers in the season standings in the Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series standings.

Chad Chevalier from Port Colborne, Ontario earned the 2017 series championship over defending Series champion Brad Rouse of Saint Catharines, Ontario.

“This is a great opportunity for us to continue to build our following and reward the racers who continue to put our products in the forefront and perform well using them,” stated Bob Henry, Jr., who owns Henry’s Exhaust. “Congratulations to Chad Chevalier on his championship as well as Brad Rouse and Adam Leslie on great performances this season. We look forward to a great season with the Series in 2018.”

Chevalier will receive $100, Rouse $50 and Leslie $25 for their efforts from Henry’s Exhaust.

Henry’s Exhaust, based in Clay, N.Y., is one of the leader’s in designing exhaust systems for dirt racing, specializing in dirt modifieds and sportsman. Henry’s Exhaust can be contacted by phone at (315) 699-4281, followed on Twitter @HenryExhaust, Henry’s Exhaust Systems on Facebook or e-mail; bhenryb2b@gmail.com.

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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Race of Champions Media at media@rocmodifiedseries.com

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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.

OVER $40,000 IN CASH AND AWARDS TO BE HANDED OUT AT “ROC-APALOOZA” 2017 SEASON-ENDING CELEBRATION

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

 Mount Morris, NY – (November 17, 2017) – The Race of Champions Series family of participants, officials and fans will gather at the Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center in Mount Morris (NY) for a spectacular evening of awards and accolades.  The conclusion of the successful 2017 season will be highlighted by the distribution of 56 different awards to 50 drivers and teams in five different divisions of competition on January 13, 2018.

Honored as series champions will be Mike Leaty of Ontario, NY (Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series), Tim Gullo of Elmira, NY (Race of Champions Super Stock), Tommy Catalano of Ontario, NY (Race of Champions Sportsman Modified and Race of Champions Late Models), and Chad Chevalier of Port Colborne, Ontario, CAN (Race of Champions 602 Dirt Sportsman Modified).  Many others will receive special recognition, in addition to recognizing the accomplishments of all, for an entire season of passion and dedication.

Scott Wylie of Blasdell, NY, Dylan Davidson of Saint Catharines, Ontario, CAN and Joel Gleason of Webster, NY will be recognized for having earned Race of Champions Rookie-of-the-Year honors for the 2017 season.

                Point fund contributions come from Hoosier Racing Tire, Sunoco Race Fuels, the US Army, Colton RV, Presque Isle Downs and Casino and TDH Refrigeration.

                Speed51.com will present the Most Popular Driver Awards which will be revealed that evening along with other special Race of Champions recognition awards.

                Noted New York racing announcer Mike Mallett of Brewerton, NY, will be the Master of Ceremonies.

The celebration will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner and awards at 7 p.m., 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. per night when you mention the “Race of Champions 2017 Season Celebration.”

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List of Award Recipients;

 

Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series;                                       Race of Champions Asphalt Sportsman Series;

1.)      Mike Leaty, Williamson, N.Y.                                                 1.) Tommy Catalano, Ontario, N.Y.

2.)      Patrick Emerling, Orchard Park, N.Y.                                      2.) Andy Jankowiak, Tonawanda, N.Y.

3.)      Andy Jankowiak, Tonawanda, N.Y.                                         3.) Scott Wylie, Blasdell, N.Y.

4.)      Tommy Catalano, Ontario, N.Y.                                             4.) Chuck Hossfeld, Ransomville, N.Y.

5.)      George Skora, Eden, N.Y.                                                       5.) Patrick Emerling, Orchard Park, N.Y.

6.)      Matt Hirschman, Northampton, Pa.                                      6.) Shawn Nye, Bowmansville, N.Y.

7.)      Tyler Rypkema, Owego, N.Y.                                                  7.) Amy Catalano, Ontario, N.Y.

8.)      Chuck Hossfeld, Ransomville, N.Y.                                         8.) Neil Dietz, Holland, N.Y.

9.)      Austin Kochenash, Danielsville, Pa.                                        9.) Connor Sellars, Owego, N.Y.

10.)   Daren Scherer, Binghamton, N.Y.                                          10.) Tyler Rypkema, Owego, N.Y.

11.)   Bryan Sherwood, Binghamton, N.Y.

12.)   Amy Catalano, Ontario, N.Y.

13.)   Daryl Lewis, Ontario, N.Y.

14.)   Karl Hehr, Cheektowaga, N.Y.

15.)   Scott Wylie, Blasdell, N.Y.

Race of Champions Dirt Sportsman 602 Modified Series;                    Race of Champions Asphalt Late Model Series;

 

1.)      Chad Chevalier, Port Colborne, Ontario                                  1.) Tommy Catalano, Ontario, N.Y.

2.)      Brad Rouse, St. Catharines, Ontario                                      2.) Sammy Fullone, North Collins, N.Y.

3.)      Adam Leslie, Port Colborne, Ontario                                      3.) Terry Weldy, Clarence, N.Y.

4.)      Luke Carleton, Port Colborne, Ontario                                    4.) Bobby Weber, Clarence, N.Y.

5.)      Cody McPherson, St. Catharines, Ontario                              5.) Frank Batista, Jr., Alden, N.Y.

6.)      Dylan Davidson, St. Catharines, Ontario

7.)      Jay Mallory, St. Catharines, Ontario                                       Race of Champions “Rookie-of-the-Year” Awards;

8.)      Tyler Puchalski, Port Colborne, Ontario

9.)      Justin Sharp, St. Catharines, Ontario                                     Scott Wylie, Blasdell, N.Y. – Modifieds

10.)   Jordan Cosco, St. Catharines, Ontario                                    Dylan Davidson, St. Catharines, Ontario – 602 Sportsman

Joel Gleason, Webster, N.Y. – Super Stocks

Race of Champions Super Stock Series;                                                (Note: First year of Asphalt Sportsman, Late Model

                                                                                                                Series, therefore no eligible rookies)

1.)      Tim Gullo, Elmira, N.Y.

2.)      Josh Hunter, Angola, N.Y.                                                       TDH Refrigeration “Coolest Move” Super Stock (3 race)

3.)      Joe Mancuso, Buffalo, N.Y.

4.)      Joel Gleason, Webster, N.Y.                                                   1.) Tim Gullo, Elmira, N.Y.

5.)      Rob Misczak, Springville, N.Y.                                                2.) Rob Misczak, Springville, N.Y.

6.)      Bobby Schosek, Strykersville, N.Y.                                          3.) Zach Willis, Williamson, N.Y.

7.)      Dana Novoa, Springville, N.Y.

8.)      Zach Willis, Williamson, N.Y.

9.)      Vern Hedderick, Erie, Pa.

10.)   Tommy Reese, West Seneca, N.Y.