2019 RACE OF CHAMPIONS FAMILY OF SERIES SCHEDULES RELEASED

-Current “To Date” Schedule Released for 2019 Series – 9 Dates for Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series-

Elma, New York (March 4, 2019) – Race of Champions management is taking the first step in releasing its 2019 racing “up-to-the-minute” schedules with the publication of a races scheduled for the Race of Champions family of series.

The schedule gives fans an opportunity to visit to premier racing facilities throughout the Northeast. These dates and locations will bring together traditional events with some exciting additions to the promotional calendar, giving everyone a variety of exciting events throughout the 2019 season to showcase the Race of Champions brand of racing.

Marquee events like the return of the Race of Champions to Nelles Corners, Ontario and the Jukasa Motor Speedway on Saturday, July 13, paying $10,000 Canadian-to-Win, highlight the calendar. Jukasa is an ultra-modern facility that saw one of the series most exciting races in 2018 where Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y., the Series 2016 Champion made a dramatic late race pass of 2017 Series Champion, Mike Leaty of Williamson, N.Y., to win an incredible race, making the race an instant hit and classic with fans. It has become a must-visit track for any racing fan in the region, located just a short drive from Buffalo, Toronto or London, Ontario, the track will host the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series and the International Super Modified Association once again on the same event card, giving fans an incredible day of racing. (For more information visit www.jukasamotorspeedway.com)

The Series premier event, the 68th Annual Race of Champions 250, will once again take place in North East, Pa., at the beautiful Lake Erie Speedway where fans in attendance witnessed an exciting event in 2018, when Matt Hirschman of Northampton, Pa., recorded his record breaking 6th win in the prestigious event. Lake Erie will also host its traditional, June 15th date as part of a Father’s Day weekend spectacular with the Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series and Race of Champions TQ Midget Series. (For more information visitwww.lakeeriespeedway.com)

The Series will appear on twice at Chemung (N.Y.) Speedrome, including the opener on Saturday, May 18 with the Four Cylinder Dash Series as well as the Four Cylinder Dash Series. On Saturday, August 3rd, the Series will return to Chemung with the Race of Champions Super Stock Series and the T.Q. Midget Series in conjunction with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in competition at Watkins Glen.

The traditional “Thunder in the Hills” 100 at Hillside Buffalo is scheduled for Saturday, July 6 with the Four Cylinder Dash Series “Butch Palmer” Memorial 32-lap race. (For more information visit www.hllsidebuffalo.com)

Three visits to Spencer Speedway in Williamson, N.Y., which holds a rich tradition in Modified racing will begin on Friday, May 31 with a Tribute to Don Pratt 62-lap event, followed by an event on Friday, July 26, with the Maynard Troyer Classic tribute to “Pops” Leaty race taking center stage on Friday, August 30.

The Race of Champions Late Models and Super Stock schedules are beginning to take shape as well, with 4 dates for the Late Models, an additional associated event as well as a 9 race slate for the Super Stock division. The Race of Champions Asphalt Sportsman Modified Series continues to be a work in progress with 5 dates inked, while Race of Champions management continues to negotiate dates for all of its seven divisions of racing.

The 2019 Race of Champions rule book has been posted at 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 with primary marketing partners Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, US Army, Upstate Automotive Group, Waddell Communications, Pilat Graphic Design, TDH Refrigeration, Sherwood Racing Wheels, PavedTrackDigest.com and Speed51.com. The 69th annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2019 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

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2019

Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series

Day of the Week      Month                     Day                                          Track                                                       

Saturday                   May                          18                            Chemung Speedrome             

Friday                       May                          31                            Spencer Speedway                  

Saturday                   June                         15                            Lake Erie Speedway

Saturday                   July                          6                              Hillside Buffalo                        

Saturday                   July                          13                            Jukasa Motor Speedway          

Friday                       July                          26                            Spencer Speedway

Saturday                   August                      3                              Chemung Speedrome                                             

Friday                       August                      30                            Spencer Speedway                  

Saturday                   September               28                            Lake Erie Speedway – 69th Annual Race of Champions 250

2019

Race of Champions Super Stock Series

Saturday                   May                          25                            Hillside Buffalo                        

Friday                       May                          31                            Spencer Speedway (60-point schedule)                  

Friday                       June                         28                            Spencer Speedway (60-point schedule)

Friday                       July                          26                            Spencer Speedway (60-point schedule)

Saturday                   August                      3                              Chemung Speedrome             

Friday                       August                      9                              Spencer Speedway (60-point schedule)

Saturday                   August                      10                            Hillside Buffalo

Friday                       August                      23                            Spencer Speedway

Friday                       September               27                            Lake Erie Speedway – 69th Annual Race of Champions Weekend

2019

Race of Champions Late Model Series

Saturday                   July                          20                            Hillside Buffalo        

Friday                       August                      30                            Spencer Speedway

Saturday                   September               7                              Hillside Buffalo        

Saturday                   September               28                            Lake Erie Speedway – 69th Annual Race of Champions Weekend                            

*** Associated Races; Jukasa Motor Speedway (Sunday, September 1)

2019

Race of Champions Asphalt Sportsman Modified Series

Friday                       June                         28                            Spencer Speedway

Friday                       August                      9                              Spencer Speedway (60-point schedule)

Saturday                   August                      10                            Hillside Buffalo

Friday                       August                      23                            Spencer Speedway (60-point schedule)

Friday                       September               27                            Lake Erie Speedway – 69th Annual Race of Champions Weekend

2019

Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series

Day of the Week      Month                     Day                                          Track                                                       

Saturday                   May                          18                            Chemung Speedrome             

Saturday                   June                         15                            Lake Erie Speedway

Saturday                   July                          6                              Hillside Buffalo                        

Friday                       August                      23                            Spencer Speedway                  

Saturday                   September               28                            Lake Erie Speedway – 69th Annual Race of Champions 250

2019

Race of Champions TQ Midget Series

Day of the Week      Month                     Day                                          Track                                                       

Saturday                   June                         15                            Lake Erie Speedway

Saturday                   August                      3                              Chemung Speedrome                             

Saturday                   September               28                            Lake Erie Speedway – 69th Annual Race of Champions 250

2019

Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series

Day of the Week      Month                     Day                                          Track                                                       

Sunday                     June                         30                            Humberstone Speedway

Monday                    July                          1                              Merrittville Speedway            

Tuesday                    July                          23                            Ohsweken Speedway

Friday                       August                      2                              Ohsweken Speedway

Tuesday                    August                      6                              Ransomville Speedway

Sunday                     August                      25                            Humberstone Speedway

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