TWO RACE WEEKEND UP NEXT FOR
RACE OF CHAMPIONS DART ASPHALT MODIFIED TOUR
upcoming weekend the Race of Champions Dart Asphalt Modified Tour
will be making their yearly weekend trip to beautiful western New
York State with shows on Friday and Saturday night. The two races in
two days will have a big impact on the RoC Tour points as a good or
poor weekend by a driver will affect him the rest of the RoC Tour
The Friday June 18th show will take place at the Spencer Speedway in
Williamson, NY and with an all new asphalt racing surface in place.
Many drivers are looking forward to racing on the new surface and
see if they can stop they Leaty stranglehold of RoC races at
The Saturday June 19th show will take place at the Dunn Tire Raceway
Park in Lancaster, NY. This historic racing facility always has
exciting RoC races with tire management playing a key in the
Increased car counts and increased competition so far in the early
season of the RoC Tour have made the racing even more exciting than
it was in the past. Local favorite Chuck Hossfeld has won the first
two RoC races this year at Shangri – La II and Oswego. Despite the
two wins Hossfeld sits sixth in the point standings heading into
this weekend as he chose not to run the show at Albany – Saratoga in
April that gave 50 show up points.
Leading the RoC points currently is Daren Scherer of Binghamton, NY.
He has a slim four point lead over Mike Leaty who is having success
with the DART steel head motor once again this year on the RoC Tour.
Wily veteran Pete Brittain sits in third only ten markers out of the
lead, defending RoC and two time consecutive champion Matt Hirschman
is tied with Brittain in third. Hummelstown, Pa. youngster Kyle
Ebersole currently sits fifth in points only 14 points out of first.
For the Friday June 18th show at Spencer the pit gates will open at
4:30 in the afternoon with grandstand gates opening one hour later.
Hot laps begin at six with the first heat being green flagged at
7:30 p. m. sharp. The RoC Mods will run a full show of heats, B
Main, and a 75 lap feature that pays $2,800 to win.
The following evening June 19th the pit gates open at three in the
afternoon at Dunn Tire. Hot laps begin at 4:30 with grandstand gates
opening at five and the first heat gets the green at 6:30 p. m.
sharp. For the second night in a row the RoC Mods will run a full
show of heats, B Main, and a 75 lap $2,800 to win feature.
For more information on this weekend of racing please call RoC at
607 – 775 – 5555, Spencer Speedway at 315 – 589 – 3018 or 631 – 745
– 9805, Dunn Tire at 716 – 759 – 6818 or 716 – 207 – 2824.
Information can also be found on the World Wide Web at;
The Race of Champions Dart Asphalt Modified Tour is proudly
sponsored by; Dart Machinery, Gater Racing News, Hoosier Racing
Tires, Sunoco Race Fuels, PBM Performance Products, Afco, Dura –
Bond, Melling Performance, Dynatech, Competition Engineering by
Moroso, Xceldyne Technologies, LA Sleeve, CV Products, Erson Cams,
and Total Seal Piston Rings.
TOP 15 IN RoC ASPHALT MOD POINTS
Daren Scherer 138
Pete Brittain 128
Matt Hirschman 128
Kyle Ebersole 124
Chuck Hossfeld 120
Byron Chew 111
Wilbur Hebing 110
Tommy Cloce 107
Erick Rudolph 102
Michael Speeney 101
Source: JR Kennerup / RoC Modified Tour