||Speedbowl.com 300 a mid-season extra-distance tradition
The Speedbowl's annual mid-season championship event has become a summer tradition over the 4th of July holiday weekend. 1998 was the debut year for the event, then known as the Pepsi 300, highlighted by a 100-lap SK Modified event.
The tradition continues this season with the Speedbowl.com 300, the 13th installment of the event on Saturday, July 3rd. Once again the Speedbowl's SK Modified competitors will be in the spotlight for 100 laps of open-wheel excitement. Only two drivers have ever won the SK portion of the event multiple times, one of which is defending track champion Ron Yuhas Jr. Ted Christopher is the other.
Past mid-season championship SK Modified race winners:
2009 - Keith Rocco 2003 - Ted Christopher
2008 - Jeff Paul 2002 - Ron Yuhas Jr.
2007 - Jeff Pearl 2001 - Ronnie Silk
2006 - Tom Fox 2000 - Tucker Reynolds Jr.
2005 - Ron Yuhas Jr. 1999 - Bert Marvin
2004 - Ted Christopher 1998 - Ted Christopher
A six-division program is in action on July 3rd. The Bob Valenti Auto Mall Late Models, Street Stocks and Norwich Bulletin Mini Stocks will each go extra distance, 50-laps apiece to be exact. The A.B. CDL Driver Training Center Trucks and Legends Cars will each go 25-laps, totaling 300-laps of feature racing on the night.
Spectator gates open at 3:00pm on Saturday with time trails beginning for each division at 5:00pm. Grandstands admission is $25 for adults, $5 for youth age 6 through 14 with age 5 and under admitted free.
A detailed event schedule will be available closer to the event on Speedbowl.com.