North East, Pa. – (March 20, 2023) – In addition to Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pa, hosting the 72nd Annual Lucas Oil Race of Champions 250, visitors also have a wonderful opportunity to visit Erie, Pennsylvania’s beautiful community.
Nestled on the shores of Lake Erie, part of the Great Lakes, Erie has plenty to offer for visitors from around the country.
Race of Champions Weekend, partner, Presque Isle Downs and Casino is just a short drive from the speedway and located near several great hotels. In addition to Presque Isle Downs and Casino, Presque Isle State Park is located on Lake Erie with beautiful beaches and scenery throughout the year.
Wineries, dining and tourist experiences are throughout the region, adding more reasons for folks to attend “The Greatest Tradition in Modified Racing” at the region’s “premiere racing facility”, Lake Erie Speedway.
he race will now play a pivotal role early on in the chase for the coveted Race of Champions Modified Series championship being another extra distance points paying event for the 2023 season.
The hottest driver of season to this point, Matt Hirschman of Northampton, Pa., will be in the field searching for his 9th victory in the race.
Competitors will be racing for their biggest purse of the season as part of Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend in the 72nd Annual Lucas Oil Race of Champions 250 with well over $60,000 in posted awards and lap money up for grabs on Saturday, April 22, 2023 with $15,072.72 going to the winner.
Lap sponsorships are available through Race of Champions official, Laura Schroeder for the 250-lap event. Schroeder can be reached via e-mail at; [email protected]
Tickets may be purchased for the weekend and will be available at the Lake Erie Speedway ticket office or at https://www.lakeeriespeedway.com/roc-annual.
Where: Lake Erie Speedway, North East, Pa.
When: Saturday, April 22, 2023.
Directions: The track is located just twenty minutes of East Erie, Pa., minutes from Interstate 90 and directly of Interstate 86 at 10700 Delmas Drive, North East, Pa., 16428
What: The 72nd Annual Lucas Oil Race of Champions 250
More Information: http://www.lakeeriespeedway.com (Track Phone: 814.725.3303) / http://www.rocmodifiedseries.com
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 72nd and 73rd annual Race of Champions weekend will take place in 2023 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.