COFFEE CUP TICKET SALE DATE
POSTPONED TO SEPT. 4
Race fans can purchase tickets for the upcoming indoor Three-Quarter Midget
event at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., on Friday, Sept. 4
Originally, tickets were to be on sale on Sept. 1, however there
was a delay in ticket production by Ticketmaster. Tickets can be
purchased at all Ticketmaster locations and the Dunkin’ Donut Center box
Ticketmaster can be reached online at
or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Information on the event will be available at
aarn.com or by calling 609-888-3618. The two-day event is scheduled to take
place on December 4 and 5.
Ticket prices for Dec. 4 are: $25 (front row-only); $20 (adults);
and $15 (child). Tickets for Dec. 5 are: $30 (front row-only); $25 (adult);
and $15 (child).
Based on the success last March of the first professional auto
racing event held in the Ocean State in 50 years, the roar of engines will
once again be heard Rhode Island indoor arena. Fans are encouraged to
purchase tickets in advance of the event.
Defending and current NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Ted
Christopher won in front of a packed house in March, when he claimed the
Notable early entries for the Three-Quarter Midget race includes
Mike Iles of Medford, N.J., who won the Friday night 20-lap feature race in
March; multi-time time NASCAR Modified and Busch North champion Mike
Stefanik of Coventry, R.I.; and dirt Modified racing standout Billy
Pauch of Frenchtown, N.J.
This will be Pauch’s first entry in an automobile racing event in
Rhode Island. Pauch captured an indoor TQ Midget event at the Atlantic City
(N.J.) Boardwalk Hall in January, and he’s expected to be a top contender to
win at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
“There is a lot of buzz about our return to Providence,” said event
organizer Len Sammons. “Fans can expect to see the same close-knit and
competitive racing as we had in March.”
Dunkin’ Donuts will be joining Castle Equipment Company to sponsor
the event, to be known as the “Coffee Cup”.
The format will be similar to the one used in March. The
Three-Quarter Midgets and Senior Champ Karts will headline the two-day
program. Feature events for both classes are scheduled each night.
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Coffee Cup 2009