LATICRETE TO SPONSOR LEE TRUE VALUE MODIFIED
RACE IN JULY
When the True Value Modified Racing Series rolls into Lee USA Speedway, Lee,
NH; Friday, July 10, it will mark the half way point in the season, a
perfect time to contest for a higher purse, and thanks to the support of a
newly named sponsor for the event, racers will have that opportunity.
Series President Jack Bateman and Lee USA Speedway owner Red
MacDonald have jointly announced that LATICRETE International of Bethany CT;
will sponsor this years “Port City 100” presented by LATICRETE, a race that
has become a summer tradition at the seacoast facility. Modified racing has
been on the Lee schedule in July since the early 90’s
Thanks to the generous support of LATICRETE, race teams can look
forward to the second highest paying race on the 2009 tour paying $2500 to
win and $500 to start.
“Nice, real nice,” said Ed Dachenhausen, Danbury, CT; winner of
last years race. “I applaud LATICRETE for their support. Money is tight this
year. This is huge support. I’ll look forward to that race.”
Most of the additional money from Laticrete is going toward the
drivers and race teams.
“It’s about the racers,” said Red MacDonald, owner of the speedway. “We are
happy it worked out for everyone involved.”
Corporate Marketing Manager Maria Oliveira joined in on the
enthusiasm. "We are pleased to take our sponsorship of local auto racing to
the next level with Lee USA Speedway and the True Value Modified Series, and
our guests are very excited about attending this great event,” she said.
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