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THE COUNTDOWN IS ON TO “THE GREATEST TRADITION IN MODIFIED RACING”  THE 72ND ANNUAL LUCAS OIL RACE OF CHAMPIONS 250
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9/5/2022

9/5/2022

Race of Champions


THE COUNTDOWN IS ON TO “THE GREATEST TRADITION IN MODIFIED RACING” THE 72ND ANNUAL LUCAS OIL RACE OF CHAMPIONS 250

The countdown is on to the “the Greatest Tradition in Modified Racing”. On Sunday, September now set for the September 25, the Race of Champions Modified Series will compete in the 72nd Annual Lucas Oil Race of Champions 250 in Northeast, Pa., event at Lake Erie Speedway. The 250-lap race for the Race of Champions Modified Series brings a conclusion to Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend, which is now become a staple at the ultra-modern Lake Erie Speedway. The event includes three days filled with racing and festivities.

Friday, September 23: Practice will take place on Friday, September 23, with gates opening at 1:00 pm and practice from 4:00 pm until dusk for all divisions with the Race of Champions FOAR Score Four Cylinder Dash Series being featured in a 20-lap feature to kick the weekend off in exciting fashion that kicks off their “Triple Dash Series” Challenge weekend.

Saturday, September 24; Racing will include the Race of Champions Asphalt Sportsman Modified Series in a 72-lap saluting the Modified “250 on Sunday. The Race of Champions Super Stock Series will compete in a 40-lap event that will complete their season. Joining the card on Saturday, will be the Four Cylinder Dash Series and the TQ Midget Series. The Race of Champions Late Model Series and “Rocket Performance” 602 Sportsman Modifieds will also be on hand to compete. Gates will open at 10:00 am, with practice beginning at 12:00 pm (Noon) and qualifying beginning at 2:30 pm. There will be activites for the “KIDS RoC” Race of Champions Kids Club during the event festivities.

Sunday, September 25; The featured event will be the running of the 72nd annual Lucas Oil “Race of Champions 250”. The event features 250 exciting laps of action for racing enthusiasts and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event to take place each year in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500, truly making the race “The Greatest Tradition in Modified Racing”. The TQ Midgets will run the 3rd Annual “Harry Macy Classic 29”. The Race of Champions FOAR Score Dash Four Cylinder Dash and Street Stock division will also be on the card. Gates will open at 9:00 am, with practice beginning at 11:30 am and qualifying beginning at 1:15 pm.

Lap sponsorships are available through Race of Champions official, Laura Schroeder for the 250-lap event. Schroeder can be reached via e-mail at; lschroed@alumni.keuka.edu

All events will be detailed in future releases, specific to the division and the event, however, this will be the biggest racing weekend in the region with the ability to include race fans.

Tickets may be purchased for the weekend and will be available at the Lake Erie Speedway ticket office or at www.lakeeriespeedway.com. In the event that there is inclement weather, the event will be postponed to 2023.

Hotel deals remain at the following locations;

Holiday Inn Erie
2260 Downs Drive
Erie, PA 16509
Toll Free: 800-465-4329 Local: 814-205-0271

Rate: $109 (Cutoff date; September 3, 2021)
Booking Information: To get special “Race of Champions Weekend Rate” please call the hotel’s toll free number or local line. A link will be provided when available.

Booking Link: To get special “Race of Champions Weekend Rate” please call the hotel’s local line. A link will be provided when available. Use code “RoC”.

Ticket prices for Friday, September 24; Adult, Senior, Children (Infant – 16) – Grandstands Free. Pit Pass – $35

Ticket prices for Saturday, September 25; Adult General Admission Tickets - $20; Senior General Admission Tickets - $17; Reserved Seat Tickets (Regardless of Age) - $25 – Children (6-16) – General Admission Tickets - $10; Children Under 5 General Admission Tickets – Free; Pit Passes – $45.

Ticket prices for Sunday, September 26; Adult General Admission Tickets - $35; Senior General Admission Tickets - $33; Reserved Seat Tickets (Regardless of Age) - $40 – Children (6-16) – General Admission Tickets - $12; Children Under 5 General Admission Tickets – Free; Pit Passes – $65.

3-Day Pit Pass Combo – $130 (All pit pass options will be available for this event on the PitPay application)

If you plan to attend the weekend and camp at the facility, spots will be sold at the track for the designated camping areas for $40 for the entire weekend. Camping will go up to $50 after September 1st. Tickets and camping spots for the Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend are available at the Lake Erie Speedway ticket office 814.725.3303.

The Race of Champions is a sanctioning body presenting Modified and Stock Car racing on asphalt and dirt surfaces throughout the Northeast, with events in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey with primary marketing partners Hoosier Racing Tire, VP Racing Fuels, Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV, MAVTV Plus, Airport Collision, Rocket Performance, Waddell Communications, Image X Design, Sherwood Racing Wheels, DirtTrackDigest.com and Speed Sport. “The Greatest Tradition in Modified Racing” The 72ndt annual Race of Champions weekend concluding with the running the 72nd Annual Lucas Oil Race of Champions 250 will take place in 2022 at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pennsylvania and is the second longest consecutive auto-racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500.

For more information, contact;

Race of Champions Media at media@rocmodifiedseries.com

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