WILL TRAVEL A LONG ROAD TO RACE INDOORS
IN ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL
biggest challenge teenage racer Erick Rudolph will
face racing in Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall is not
likely to be on the track. It’s the trip getting
The 10th edition of the event under the direction of
Len Sammons and staff is planned for Friday and
Saturday nights Feb. 3-4, 2012. TQ (three quarter)
Midgets, dirt 600cc Micro-Sprints, Slingshots and
Champ Karts will be in competition.
Rudolph enjoys racing so much that he will be
traveling from Ransomville, N.Y., an eight hour
drive each way, to compete in both the TQ Midget and
dirt 600cc Micro Sprint races.
In excess of sixty TQ teams and nearly thirty dirt
600cc Micro Sprint teams have entered with that
number expected to grow steadily.
“I like to race as much as I can,” said Rudolph, 19.
“And it’s been a long winter.”
With rules modifications instituted for this year’s
Atlantic City Indoor race, the opportunity for
drivers to “double down” - compete in both headline
classes - has attracted a large field of entries in
Racers wishing to enter any of the divisions
competing in Atlantic City may find entry and rule
information available at
Rudolph will be exceptionally well prepared in his
quest for two wins in two races. Both of his cars
were built by Mark Lafler, one of the top car
builders in the northeast.
“Indoor racing takes a lot of patience,” said
Rudolph, “It’s close quarters racing.”
The third generation race car driver got his first
taste of winter indoor racing at Niagara Falls,
N.Y., a mecca for the sport in the previous two
decades. Rudolph competed in go-kart racing events
Tickets for the Atlantic City event are on sale now
at Ticketmaster outlets online at
www.ticketmaster.com and at the Boardwalk
Hall box office. Ticket prices remain the same as
the past event. Premium seats sell out quickly.
Further information can also be obtained by calling
the show office (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at 609-888-3618..
Source: Ernie Saxton /
Indoor Auto Racing Atlantic City