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RACE OF CHAMPIONS MODIFIED SERIES SET TO RETURN TO LANCASTER MOTORPLEX

FOR THE OL’ BOY CUP VI ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

– Ol’ Boy Cup VI on Tap Next 60-laps of Exciting Action for the Race of Champions Modified Series – 

Lancaster N.Y. – (August 5 2022) – The Race of Champions Modified Series will make its second of three visits of the 2022 season at Lancaster Motorplex this coming Saturday, August 13, 2022.  The Ol’ Boy Cup has become a tradition for Race of Champions Modified Series participants. 

Bill Colton, Jr., known as the “Ol’ Boy” played a role in many of their careers over time as well as introducing the Thermal Foam blocks, which have helped save drivers and racecars during impacts at Lancaster and other speedways throughout the region. 

Mike Leaty of Williamson, N.Y., won the Series first visit to Lancaster in early June. Zane Zeiner of Bath, Pa., won the Series most recent event at Holland (N.Y.) International Speedway. Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y. a past Series champion and many time winner at Lancaster is looking forward to next Saturday. 

“We’re really looking forward to getting to Lancaster,” stated Emerling, who will be back behind the wheel of the Advantage Trucking 14. “We’ve been fast and got a win at Spencer and we thought we had something for them at Holland but we had a motor break. It was unfortunate. Hopefully, we can turn things around at Lancaster next Saturday night, we’re looking forward to it and honoring the Ol’ Boy in Bill Colton, Jr., it should be a great night.” 

The Race of Champions Modified Series will be joined by Lancaster Motorplex weekly divisions. 

The fan gates open at 4:00 pm, with racing set for 6:30 pm and the Race of Champions Modified Series “Ol’ Boy Cup 60” is tentatively scheduled for 8:30 pm. 

Where: Lancaster Motorplex, Lancaster, N.Y.

When: Saturday, August 13, 2022

Directions: The track is located at 57 Gunnville Road in Lancaster, N.Y., just North of Route 33 and minutes from the New York State Thruway.

What: “Ol Boy Cup 60” – Race of Champions Modified Series

More Information: www.rocmodifiedseries.com / https://www.facebook.com/LancasterMotorplex 

KIDS NIGHT” PART “II” AT SPENCER SPEEDWAY BROUGHT TO YOU BY WILBERT’S U-PULL-IT, BILLY WHITTAKER FORD AND FERRIS MOWERS FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2022

WILBERT’S U-PULL-IT, BILLY WHITTAKER FORD AND FERRIS MOWERS FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2022

– Race of Champions Sportsman, Race of Champions FOAR Score Four Cylinder Dash Series, Race of Champions Rocket Performance “602” Sportsman; Wilbert’s U-Pull It Fast and Furious Four Cylinders and Wilbert’s Super Sixes for Jam Packed Night of Excitement – 

Williamson, N.Y. – (August 3, 2022) – Friday, August 5, 2022 will once again be “Kids Night” at Spencer Speedway in Williamson, N.Y. Children will have another opportunity of 2022 to pedal up and down the front straightaway at the famed ½-mile oval as well enter in a coloring contest as well as experience face painting. 

Coloring Contest participants can once again print and color their “commemorative” poster posted on; www.facebook.com/ROCmodseries and enter to win to have the chance to take their parents to the racing. The colored posters will be voted on by a specially selected panel, which will be announced over the Public Address system on the night of the event, including driver’s, crew members, officials and media members. 

Kids will be able to pedal down the front straight away on their bikes and back through the pit area back to a bicycle coral behind the grandstands, near the “Food Truck Frenzy” area following the conclusion of practice. 

In addition to all the exciting “Kids Night” activities there is also plenty of racing. The Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Series will take part in their first of two races on a “double-header” weekend going back-to-back with Chemung Speedrome. The Race of Champions FOAR Score Dash Series will finish their program, which was hit by inclement weather on Friday, July 1, and then those driver’s will have the opportunity to run in the Wilbert’s U-Pull It Four Cylinder 15-lap feature, along with double features for the Wilbert’s Super Six division and the Race of Champions Rocket Performance 602 Sportsman Modified division, which will also run double-duty.

Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Series competitors will once again be racing for $2,000-to-win on Friday. 

The “Food Truck Frenzy” featuring local food trucks and tastes from the area will also make its return to the track. 

Advanced tickets available online by using the Ticket Hoss App and searching Spencer Speedway. Discount tickets will be available at Wilbert’s U-Pull It locations and Billy Whittaker Ford in Williamson beginning, August 1, 2022. 

Racing action will also be streamed live on www.rocmodifiedseries.tv for $22.99. 

Spencer Speedway “Kids Night” on Friday, August 5, gates swing open for fans at 5:00pm with qualifying at 7:15pm. The Race of Champions Late Models, previously scheduled for this night, have been removed from the schedule due to a conflicting major event at Jennerstown (Pa.) Speedway. 

Where: Spencer Speedway, Williamson, N.Y.

When: Friday, August 5, 2022

Tickets: $18 General Admission; $15 Senior/Military (65-years and older. Military with proper identification); Children 12-15 years of age will be admitted for $10. Four Pack $50 (Two Adults, Two Children). Children under the age of 12 will be admitted Free for this event.

Directions: The track is located just fifteen minutes east of Rochester, N.Y., at 3020 Route 104, Williamson, NY 14589

What: “Kids Nighth; Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Series, Race of Champions FOAR Score Four Cylinder Dash Series, Rocket Performance Race of Champions 602 Series; Wilbert’s Four Cylinders and Wilbert’s Super Six Division.

More Information: 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, Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV, MAVTV Plus, Airport Collision, Rocket Performance, Waddell Communications, Image X Design, Sherwood Racing Wheels, DirtTrackDigest.com and Speed Sport. “The Greatest Tradition in Modified Racing” The 72ndt annual Race of Champions weekend concluding with the running the 72nd Annual Lucas Oil Race of Champions 250 will take place in 2022 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

ZANE ZEINER DRIVERS TO VICTORY LANE IN THE CROSBY’S STORES PRESENTS THE TRIBUTE TOMMY DRUAR AND TONY JANKOWIAK SPONSORED BY COCA-COLA 110 AT HOLLAND INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

– Brian Hoffman, Race of Champions Street Stocks and Andrew Lewis, Jr., Race of Champions FOAR Score Four Cylinder Dash Series visit Victory Lane at Holland –

Holland, N.Y. (July 31, 2022) – It has been 11-years since Zane Zeiner of Bath, Pa., visited victory lane in a Race of Champions Modified Series event and it was a big one, the Race of Champions. This past Saturday, Zeiner piloted his way to victory lane on the high banks of Holland (N.Y.) International Speedway in the Crosby’s Stores presents the 33rd Annual Tribute to Tommy Druar and Tony Jankowiak sponsored by Coca-Cola.

Zeiner worked his past defending race champion, Andy Jankowiak of Buffalo, N.Y., on lap 99 and went on to the victory.

“This is a great win for us,” stated Zeiner in victory lane. “We had a great car tonight and things really did go our way. We had a situation with our left front during qualifying that we were able to repair before the qualifying race. In the feature the car was outstanding and the crew gave me everything I needed to go get to victory lane. Andy (Jankowiak) ran me clean and respectful and I’m thankful for that.”

Jack Ely of Wall Township, N.J., led the first 64 laps before Jankowiak took over.

Danny Knoll, Jr., of Amherst, N.Y., worked his way through the field from 10th to finish 2nd. Jankowiak ended up 3rd. Austin Beers of Northampton, Pa., the defending Series champions finished 4th and Ely rounded out the top-five.

Brian Hoffman of South Wales, N.Y., topped the 37-lap Race of Champions Street Stock feature. Tim Welshans of South Wales, N.Y., 2nd. with Nik Welshans of West Seneca, N.Y., 3rd.

Andrew Lewis, Jr., of Ontario, N.Y., topped Nick Robinson of Waverly, N.Y., in Race of Champions FOAR Score Four Cylinder Dash Series competition. Joey Bevacqua of Rome, Pa., finished 3rd.

Full and comprehensive race results may be found here; www.rocmodifiedseries.com/schedules/event/408078

The next race for the Race of Champions family of Series Friday, August 5th, at Spencer Speedway with the running of “Kids Night” Part II. The Race of Champions Sportsman Modified Series will highlight the evening with a 30-lap feature, while the Race of Champions FOAR Score Four Cylinder Dash Series will finish their program from Friday, July 1. The Race of Champions “Rocket Performance” 602 Sportsman Modified Series division will run their make up feature from Friday, July 1, as well as a new program. The Wilbert’s U-Pull It Four Cylinders and Wilbert’s U-Pull It Super Six division will also be in competition along with the annual appearance of the Vintage racers.