2009 SpeedwayEXPO Dates Announced,
Popular Racing Show Returns to
West Springfield's Big E February 27-March 1
SpeedwayEXPO will return to the Big E in
Springfield, Massachusetts, February 27-March 1, 2009. Presented by
Speedway Illustrated magazine, the three-day show is the largest
enthusiast event for Northeastern drivers, teams, tracks, and
"The 3rd annual SpeedwayEXPO will kick off the 2009 Northeast
racing season with hundreds of exhibits," says Silvio Calabi, the
magazine's publisher. "We'll have more than 200 new race cars and
old favorites, and bring together drivers, crews, and fans from a
dozen states and Canada."
SpeedwayEXPO has earned a reputation for showcasing the latest race
cars, parts, safety gear, and memorabilia. The weekend includes
exciting skill competitions and demonstrations as well as
informative seminars presented by racing experts. The show's main
focus is short track racing. Other forms of motorsports, from
motorcycles and snow machines to dragsters, are also represented.
"We're especially excited about hosting the Riverside Park Speedway
Reunion at SpeedwayEXPO," Calabi adds. "We'll be commemorating the
10th anniversary of the closing of the Park with a display of
Riverside memorabilia, including some of the legendary cars that
raced at Riverside, trophies, programs, drivers' suits, and more.
Many Riverside drivers will be on hand too, to sign autographs and
talk about their years racing at the track."
Exhibit space has been selling quickly, with many of the 2008
exhibitors returning. "Exhibit space is being booked on a
first-come, first basis," Calabi reports, "so vendors should act
quickly to reserve their booths by calling Cal Green at
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2009 SpeedwayEXPO Schedule
Friday, February 27, 5-9 p.m.
Saturday, March 1, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, March 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.