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JIMMY RENNICK JR. & JCR MOTORSPORTS TO REPRESENT HELPING KIDS MAKE OUR HEARTS RACE IN 2017

Riverhead, NY Mar. 13th.
By Bob Finan

Jimmy Rennick Jr. and his JCR Motorsports Super Pro Truck team will not only be focusing on a championship run at Riverhead Raceway during the 2017 season. Rennick announced Monday his JCR Motorsports team would be also racing for a very special charity, Helping Kids Make Our Hearts Race, a North Carolina based charity that works with children stricken with Muscular Dystrophy.

“I’m very honored to announce our JCR Motorsports team will be associated with some very special children who have Muscular Dystrophy through the Helping Kids Make Our Hearts Race charity.” Rennick announced. “Once a month we will make a child and his family honorary team members on my Mike’s Heavy Duty Towing Team and we’ll take care of expenses for up to four family members to enter Riverhead Raceway plus food and memorabilia.” Jimmy further explained. After the races the JCR Motorpsports team will play host their honorary teams members in the pits with photos by the #7 Super Pro Truck as well providing team wearing apparel.

“Thomas McCarthy of Hicksville and his family will be out first honorary team members for the month of May and we look foward to hosting them at Riverhead Raceway” Jimmy noted. “We feel this is a great way to give back, we’ve all been blessed and we can’t wait to put a smile on the faces of these very special children and their families”.

Helping Kids Make Our Hearts Race is a 501(C)3 charity that provides children affected by Muscular Dystrophy with a once in a lifetime VIP sports related experience and was founded in 2009 by Bill Montgomery and Charlie Floege. Floege for many years served as a NASCAR Official at Riverhead Raceway prior to relocating to North Carolina with his wife Janet.

The 2017 race season at Riverhead Raceway for Jimmy Rennick Jr. and his JCR Motorsports team will open Saturday night May 6th with the Super Pro Trucks just one of seven divisions in action.

The complete 2017 NASCAR Whelen All American Series schedule can be viewed at www.riverheadraceway.com.

Riverhead Raceway Finally Holds its 2016 Champions Banquet

2 months ago the staff was ready, the champions were ready, the fans were ready  but mother nature had other ideas. An unexpected snow storm dumped upwards of a foot of snow on eastern Long Island and the Riverhead Raceway banquet had to be postponed.

Last night the revival of a tradition that had been on hiatus for about a decade and what a revival it was.  New track owners Tom Gatz, Connie and Eddie Partridge kept their promise and brought back the gala affair. Over 300 guests wined and dined at Giorgio’s of Bathing Hollow on the north shore of long Island just a few miles from the track.

Drivers, crew members, sponsors, officials, track personnel and fans filled the beautiful  catering facility for drinks, music by Noiz,  dancing, racing gossip and great food.

As always master of ceremonies and track announcer did a great  job introducing the champions and top 5 drivers in each division.  Two tables full of plaques and goodies were handed out over the course of the evening.  In addition to a championship plaque they received a beautiful championship ring from the track.

At the end of the ceremonies, each of the 6 NASCAR Whelen All American Series and the INEX Legends champions took their turn at the podium  to thank their friends, families and crew members for their support, hard work and dedication.

Congratulations to the champions- Jack Handley Jr, Blunderbusts, Jeremy McDermott, Late Models ,Dave Brigati, Modified Crates, Roger Turbush, Super Pro Truck,  Shawn Solomito, Modifieds,  Vinny Delaney, INEX Legends & Ken Hyde Jr. Figure 8’s.

Opening night for the  NASCAR Whelen All American Series is just about 2 months away , Saturday May 6th with all 7 divisions in action.

 

 

JIMMY RENNICK JR. ANNOUNCES MIKE’S HEAVY DUTY TOWING SPONSORSHIP FOR 2017 SEASON

Riverhead, NY Jan 20th.

Popular Riverhead Raceway Super Pro Truck competitor Jimmy Rennick Jr. of Howard Beach announced today that he has signed Mike’s Heavy Duty Towing as a primary sponsor for the 2017 season. Rennick’s quest for the Super Pro Truck title will start Saturday night May 6th when Riverhead Raceway hosts opening night for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series.

“I’m very excited as well honored to announce Mike’s Heavy Duty Towing has agreed to come on board with our JCR Motorsports team as a major marketing partner” Rennick stated. Mike’s Heavy Duty Towing based in Brooklyn, NY is one of if not the largest Heavy Duty Tow Operators in the Tri-State area and is currently operated by the second and third generation of the Mazzio family. Mike’s specializes in towing and transportation of heavy duty trucks, OTR machinery, forklifts as well passenger cars and sport utility vehicles and serves as an authorized New York City Highway tow operator.

While making the sponsorship announcement Rennick also took the opportunity to disclose the signing of another new marketing partner to his team. “I’d also like to welcome Village Auto Body of Westbury on board as an associate sponsor”. Jimmy also noted Metropolitan Recycling and Gabrielli Trucks Sales would return to the JCR Motorsports team in 2017.

While the main focus of Jimmy Rennick Jr. and his Mike’s Heavy Duty Towing backed team will be the 2017 Super Pro Truck championship at Riverhead Raceway they will also expand their racing horizons as well. “We are going to test the Mr. Rooter New England Truck Series waters as well this upcoming season” Rennick offered. The team currently plans on running NETS races at the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Stafford Motor Speedway, Seekonk Speedway, Devils Bowl Speedway and the Riverhead Nationals at their home track.

The 2017 Riverhead Raceway NASCAR Whelen All American Series will take the green flag with seven divisions of racing set to compete Saturday May 6th, 2017. For the entire schedule of events, rules and marketing opportunities please visit www.riverheadraceway.com.