30th ANNUAL TRIBUTE TO TOMMY DRUAR AND TONY JANKOWIAK RETURNS TO LANCASTER
– 65th Anniversary Celebration on with a 100-lap feature at Spencer-
Williamson, New York (May 10, 2019) – The 30th Annual Tribute to Tommy Druar and Tony Jankowiak will now be run at Lancaster National Speedway, home of New York International Raceway Park. The race, previously scheduled at Spencer Speedway will now become the 65th Anniversary Night at Spencer featuring a 100-lap Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series race.
The schedule has been adjusted based on the initial agreements which were detailed in a press release that was distributed on April 5, 2019.
“This is a great day for racers and fans,” stated Joe Skotnicki, Race of Champions. “It has always been our intent to maintain the Druar and Jankowiak family traditions and legacies, their desires were paramount in this and can’t be put aside. With that said, we now have the ability to have another great night at a track with an extremely passionate fan and competitor base and salute 65 years of great competition with what Spencer Speedway was built on, Modified racing. We are really looking forward to 2019.”
The feature event for the Modifieds on Friday, July 26 will be 100-laps in distance with teams having the opportunity to change a single tire during the race.
The Spencer Speedway season opens on Friday, May 31, with the running of the Tribute to Don Pratt 62 for the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series. Open practice will be held at Spencer on Friday, May 24 for all divisions.
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.