RICKY'S CHASE TO THE RACE AND BONUS PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
paying the largest purse in the eight-year history of the Valenti Modified
Racing Series, thanks to the financial support of prime corporate sponsors,
Mascoma Savings Bank, of Lebanon, NH, and Irving Energy, of Portsmouth, NH,
Rickyís Race for Kids founder, Donnie Miller SR. announced today, a
four-race series that will carry itís own purse and point fund giving
modified racers another opportunity to add to their winnings from the July
16 race and that events $36,350 purse.
The race benefits Davidís House, a home away from home for families with ill
or injured children receiving treatment through childrenís hospital at
Dartmouth- Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.
For four consecutive weeks, VMRS competitors will be afforded the
opportunity to earn valuable points, and become a guaranteed starter for the
race at the Canaan Fair Speedway, Canaan, NH.
Dubbed ďRickyís Chase To The Race,Ē qualifying races will be held Thursday
night, June 16, at Thompson, CT, Speedway, followed by the Stafford, CT,
Speedway, on Friday night, June 24. Race three will take place at Monadnock
Speedway, Winchester, NH, July 2, with the final qualifier, July 8, at Lee
USA Speedway, Lee, NH.
The driver with the highest finishing point position not a guaranteed
starter will also receive a guaranteed starting spot. Point payoff for the
four- race shootout will pay, $1200 to win, $600 for second, $400 for third,
$300 for fourth, $200 for fifth, and $100 for sixth.
Additionally, a race winner bonus has been posted with drivers given the
opportunity to win additional money based on races won.
Win 2 races out of 4 - $1,000.00 bonus
Win 3 races out of 4 - $2,500.00 bonus
Win 4 races out of 4 - $5,000.00 bonus
Bonus winner MUST compete in Rickyís Race For Kids on July 16th at Canaan
Fair Speedway to be compensated.
The winner of each race will receive a special commemorative desk clock
presented to them by a Davidís House family.
The winner of the main event at Canaan Fair Speedway will receive a 7í
Grandfather Clock presented to them by Dick Cyr, the founder of Davidís
Miller, the father of the late race driver Ricky Miller, who died in 2004
from race related injuries, said, ď We are continuing our effort to make
Rickyís Race For Kids a marquee event for competitors, sponsors, and fans.
Hopefully as many teams as possible will compete in these races to help
continue our goal to raise as much money as possible for Davidís House.Ē
Source: John Spence Sr
/ Valenti Modified Racing Series