Amherst, NY – (May 28, 2023) – The Race of Champions Modified Series will make its debut at the spacious Lorain Raceway Park in Amherst, Ohio, on Saturday, June 3. The event will pay $5,000-to-win, $1,000 for 12th and $800-to-start.
The race will be 75-laps and only require teams to use one set of tires. The race will also include several different elements that will make it one of the most fan-friendly events of the season, including an autograph session prior to the “Mr. Modified” feature event.
“We’ve wanted to host the Race of Champions Modified Series since we saw the Race of Champions 250 at Lake Erie Speedway,” stated Lorain Raceway Park promoter, Randy Maggio, Jr. “This is going to be a big night for our families’ speedway one that we would like to build into a traditional event at the speedway. We are truly looking forward to this event and hosting some of the best racing in our region.”
The event is receiving presenting sponsorship from BKH Custom Speed Parts. BKH Custom Speed Parts, located in Elma, NY, a full-catalog VP Racing & Hoosier Tire dealer, BKH also offers access to the entire “Motorstate Inventory” as well as being a dealer for Bicknell Racing Products. Special orders, overnight delivery and custom details are the BKH specialty. For more information, please e-mail; [email protected]
The Lorain “Mr. Modified” event will see the pit gates open at 12:00pm (Noon) for teams, with Lorain Raceway Park divisions beginning practice at 2:00 pm. The Race of Champions Modified Series will take to the track for practice at 3:00 pm.
Racing will begin at 6:00pm with the goal of teams being on their way home by 9:30 pm.
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Where: Lorain Raceway Park, Amherst, Ohio
When: Saturday, June 3, 2023. Grandstands open at 2:00 pm, Qualifying at 6:00 pm; all racing to follow.
Tickets: $25 General Admission; $15 for Seniors/Military (65 years and older and Military with proper identification); Children 16 to 12 years of age will be $10; Children 15-and-under will be Free for this event.
Directions: The track is located just west of Cleveland and minutes south of Interstate 90 at 9100 Leavitt Rd, Amherst, 44001
What: The Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series Lorain County Speedway Mr. Modified
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.
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