UPDATED SCHEDULE SET FOR PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS & CASINO RACE OF CHAMPIONS WEEKEND AT LAKE ERIE SPEEDWAY

The Tradition Continues with the 69th Annual “Race of Champions 250” to highlight Weekend

North East, PA – (September 19, 2019) – The schedule for the September 26, 27 and 28 Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania has been updated to include the Lancaster Street Stock Division. The schedule includes the running of the 69th Annual “Race of Champions 250” for the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series. The event includes three days filled with racing and festivities.

Thursday, September 26:  Practice will take place on Thursday, September 26, with gates opening at 3:00 pm and practice from 4:00 pm until dusk for all divisions. Information regarding a special event this night is forthcoming.

Friday, September 27; Racing will include the Race of Champions Asphalt Sportsman Modified Series in a 75-lap event that concludes the second four-race season of this dynamic series. The Race of Champions Super Stock Series will compete in a 40-lap event that will complete their season and see the Series champion crowned, in addition to the final race in the TDH Refrigeration “Cool Performance of the Hottest Races of the Season” championship within a championship. The always exciting Lancaster Street Stock division has been added to the card to fill out the night’s racing activitiy.

Saturday, September 28; The featured event will be the running of the 69th Annual “Race of Champions 250”. The event features 250 exciting laps of action for racing enthusiasts and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event to take place each year in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500. The Race of Champions Asphalt Late Model Series will conclude its season along with support from the Race of Champions TQ Midget Series.  The Race of Champions Four Cylinder “Dash” Series will once again thrill fans as a champion is set to be crowned.

Tickets may be purchased for the weekend and will be available at the Lake Erie Speedway ticket office or at www.lakeeriespeedway.com.

Ticket prices for Thursday, September 26; Adult, Senior, Children (Infant – 16) – Grandstands Free. Pit Pass – Member $20 / Non-Member $25.

Ticket prices for Friday, September 27 purchased before September 1, 2019; Adult General Admission Tickets – $20; Senior General Admission Tickets – $17; Reserved Seat Tickets (Regardless of Age) – $25 – Children (6-16) – General Admission Tickets – $10; Children Under 5 General Admission Tickets – Free; Pit Passes – Members $35 / Non-Members $45.

Ticket prices for Saturday, September 28 purchased before September 1, 2019; Adult General Admission Tickets – $35; Senior General Admission Tickets – $33; Reserved Seat Tickets (Regardless of Age) – $40 – Children (6-16) – General Admission Tickets – $12; Children Under 5 General Admission Tickets – Free; Pit Passes – Members $55 / Non-Members $65.

3-Day Pit Pass Combo – Members $95 / Non-Members – $115

If you plan to attend the weekend and camp at the facility, spots will be sold at the track for the designated camping areas. Tickets and camping spots for the Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend are available at the Lake Erie Speedway ticket office 814.725.3303.

Where: Lake Erie Speedway, North East, Pa.

When: Thursday, September 26; Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28

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

What: The Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend at Lake Erie Speedway featuring the 69th 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 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 6i9th 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

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

Race of Champions 250

Lake Erie Speedway, North East, Pennsylvania

*All times and events subject to change

DATE                                       TIME                                       EVENT

Wednesday – 9/25              5:00pm – 10:00pm             Early Arrival Camping

Thursday – 9/26                   10:00 am                               Gates open for Campers and Haulers

                                                3:00 pm                                 Pit Gates Open for Practice – ALL DIVISIOINS

                                                4:00 pm to dusk                   Practice by Division

Friday – 9/27                         9:00 am                                 Gates Open for Campers and Haulers

                                                2:00 pm                                 Pit Gates Open

                                                2:30 pm                                 Inspection and Draw for All Divisions Open

                                                4:30 pm                                 Driver’s Meeting (by Division–Race of Champions Sportsman Modifieds, Race

of Champions Super Stock Series and Lancaster Street Stock Division)

5:15 pm                                 Practice by Division (Race of Champions Sportsman Modifieds, Race of Champions Super Stock Series and Lancaster Street Stock Division)

6:00 pm                                                Grandstand’s Open

Followed by:

                                                7:05 pm                                                 Opening Ceremonies (Anthems, Invocation)

7:15 pm                                 Qualifying Races by Division:

                                                Lancaster Street Stock Division (8-laps)

                                                                Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Series (10 laps)

Race of Champions Super Stock Series (8 laps)

8:15 pm                                 B-Main / Non Qualifier Race(s) if necessary by Division

Sportsman Modifieds (12-laps);

Race of Champions Super Stocks (10 laps)

Lancaster Street Stock Division (30-laps)

8:45 pm                                 Race of Champions Super Stock Feature (40 laps)

9:15 pm                                 Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Driver Introductions (Drivers in car, staged on front stretch)

9:30 pm                                 Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Series 75 – (75 laps – Cautions do not count)

10:30 pm                               Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Series 75 victory lane

11:00 pm                               Pit Area Closed

Race of Champions 250

Lake Erie Speedway, North East, Pennsylvania

*All times and events subject to change

DATE                       TIME                                       EVENT

Saturday – 9/28   10:00 am                               Pit Gates Open (Haulers Enter)

11:00 am                               Inspection and Draw for Group Begins

12:00 pm (Noon)                 Driver’s Meeting Four Cylinder Dash Series

                                12:10 pm                               Driver’s Meeting TQ Midget Series

                                12:20 pm                               Driver’s Meeting Late Model Series

                                12:30 pm                               Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series Driver’s Meeting in Pit Entrance Building

                                1:00 pm                                                 Grandstands Open

                                1:00 pm                                 Hot Laps by Division (2 rounds):

                                                                                                Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series

                                                                                Race of Champions TQ Midgets

                                                                                Race of Champions Late Models

                                                Race of Champions Asphalt Modifieds

2:00 pm                                 Qualifying Races for Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series (6-laps)

2:30 pm Approx.                  G-W-C Group Time Trials for the Race of Champions Modifieds;

Immediately Following        Qualifying Races by Division:

                                                Race of Champions TQ Midgets (8 laps)

                                                Race of Champions Late Models (8 laps)

                                                Race of Champions Modifieds (10 laps)

Immediately Following        B-Main / Non-Qualifiers (if necessary)

                                                Race of Champions Modifieds (12laps)

4:30 pm (Approx.)               Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series Feature (20-laps)

Followed by:                         Victory Lane

Immediately Following        Race of Champions TQ Midget Feature (TBA)

Followed by:                         Victory Lane

5:15 pm (Approx.)               Race of Champions Late Model Series (40 laps)

Followed by:                         Victory Lane

5:50 pm                                 Pre-Race, cars begin to stage

5:55 pm                                 Race of Champions Introductions beginning with special awards:

                                                                – Hall of Fame Induction

                                                – Grand Marshall Introduction

                                                – Honorary Starter

6:00 pm                                 Driver Introductions

6:20 pm                                 Command to Start Engines

6:30 pm                                 Roll off

6:38 pm approx.                  Green Flag, 69th Annual Race of Champions 250

8:30 pm approx.                  Race of Champions 250 Victory Lane

                                10:00 pm                               Pit Area Closed

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