RACE OF CHAMPIONS DART ASPHALT MODIFIED TOUR
MAY 24 AT THE OSWEGO SPEEDWAY
After an off season full of questions and uncertainty of what tracks
would be racing and what the schedule would look like. Finally the
Race of Champions Dart Asphalt Modified Tour will officially kick
the season Saturday May 24th at the famed Oswego Speedway.
The first race of the year is a very prestigious one to say
the least as the feature is titled the Richie Evans Memorial. This
race is the one race that every asphalt Modified driver looks
forward to each year. As this race is run in honor of the greatest
asphalt Modified driver of all time in Rome , NY native Richie
Last year Pistol Pete Brittain used a win in this event to
vault him to his first ever Race of Champions Dart Asphalt Modified
Tour overall championship. Brittain will be back to defend his title
and his Evans Memorial victory in the Terry Zacharias prepared car.
Also expected to enter the event this Saturday night are Tour
regulars John Markovic, Daren Scherer, TJ Potrzebowski, Billy
Putney, Wilbur Hebing, Erick Rudolph, Mike Leaty, and Rusty Smith
just to name a few. Then add in Eric Beers, Matt Hirschman, Jan
Leaty, Sege Fidanza and you have the makings of a great racing
Tour veteran Lee Sherwood will be making one of his rare
racing appearances in 2008 on this night. Lee has scaled back his
racing efforts to concentrate more on his sons racing careers.
The Oswego Speedway will be having a special test and tune
session on Friday May 23rd starting at six in the evening for any
teams that wish to obtain extra track time.
On Saturday May 24th pit gates will open at Noon with
grandstands opening at 1:30 in the afternoon and racing is slated to
begin at four in the afternoon. The three division show will be
topped off by the 100 lap Richie Evans Memorial for the Race of
Champions Dart Asphalt Modified Tour.
The Race of Champions Dart Asphalt Modified Tour is sponsored
by; Dart Machinery, Hoosier Racing Tires, Sunoco Race Fuels, PBM
Performance Products, Total Seal Piston Rings, Dura Bond,
Competition Engineering by Moroso, Dynatech, Xceldyne, Afco, CV
Products, and LA Sleeve.
For more information on the Richie Evans Memorial you
can contact RoC Offices at 607 775 5555 or Oswego Speedway at
315 342 0646 or log on to the World Wide Web at
JRS Motorsports Media /
RoC Dart Asphalt Modified Tour PR
May 13, 2008