Race Of Champions Release Their Current “To-Date” Schedule Of 2021 Race Events

Story By: RACE OF CHAMPIONS – ELMA, NY – The Race of Champions Family of Series have released their current ”to-date” schedules of events for 2021.

The schedule gives fans an opportunity to visit premier racing facilities throughout the Northeast.

These dates and locations will bring together traditional events with some exciting additions to the promotional calendar, giving everyone a variety of exciting events throughout the 2021 season to showcase the Race of Champions brand of racing.

Race of Champions management is currently in negotiation with Spencer Speedway ownership in Williamson, N.Y., but two tentative dates that can be “penciled in” and will become firmed up, once an agreement is reached with Spencer Speedway ownership are Friday, July 30 and Friday, September 3 for the Race of Champions Modified Series.

The Race of Champions Modified Series will open the season with a return to beautiful Lehigh Valley region and the Mahoning Valley Speedway in Lehighton on Saturday April 24.

Chemung (N.Y.) Speedrome will host the Series on May 8 and the traditional NASCAR Cup Series Weekend at Watkins Glen on Saturday, August 7.

On July 3, the Series will “tune-up” for the 71st annual Race of Champions 250 with an Independence Day celebration event at Lake Erie Speedway in North East, Pa., which Lake Erie Speedway General Manager, A.J. Moore announced on Facebook on December 14, 2020.

The series also returns to the “high-banks” of Holland (N.Y.) International Speedway on Saturday, July 10. A date which was released on November 8, 2020 by track owner Ron Bennett in a story to Larry Ott, which was published in the Buffalo News

The 71st annual Race of Champions 250 will take place on Sunday, September 26, 2021 as part of Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend at Lake Erie Speedway (September 24, 25 and 26), which continues to develop as a popular destination and location for the “Granddaddy” of all Modified races. Tickets for the Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend are available at www.lakeriespeedway.com.

Another Modified Series date on Saturday, August 14 has been added to the schedule with all details to be determined. The August 14 date will include the FOAR Score Hall-of-Fame Induction Ceremony, as the president of FOAR Score, Bob Woch stated, “without the ability to host the club’s traditional banquet, this is the next best alternative for us to continue this great Western New York racing tradition inducting deserving recipients into the Hall-of-Fame.”

The Race of Champions Sportsman Modified, Super Stocks and Four Cylinder Dash Series will play on the card on Saturday, June 5 at Lake Erie Speedway

Holland International Speedway will once again bring back the “George Decker” Memorial for the Sportsman Modified Series along with the Rick Wylie Classic on Saturday, August 28. The George Decker Memorial, which driver George Skora, III, has tabbed as one of the most prestigious Sportsman events in the region, will be 52-laps, along with the Late Model Series race being 48-laps in honor of Holland and Late Model legend Rick Wylie. Combined, this will bring back the traditional “Bud 100” concept at Holland, a popular tradition at the speedway for many years.

A new speedway will join the Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series. On Saturday, October 23, the Series will head to Painesville (Ohio) Speedway for the first time in what promoter, Randy Maggio, Jr., has tabbed as an “event purely focused on Compact and Four Cylinder racers.”

All division schedules are being worked on and prepared for release and these are not the final schedules. The dates included within are “up-to-date” and may be adjusted along with the now standard “Covid-19 pandemic” disclaimer in regard to the current state, region and community regulations that may dictate a schedule change. The 2021 Race of Champions Dirt 602 Sportsman Modified Series schedule will remain “on-hold” until the status of the United States and Canadian Border is updated and traditional crossing regulations resume.

Race of Champions Modified Series

  • Saturday April 24 Mahoning Valley Speedway
  • Saturday May 8 Chemung Speedrome
  • Saturday July 3 Lake Erie Speedway
  • Saturday July 10 Holland International Speedway
  • Saturday August 7 Chemung Speedrome
  • Saturday August 14 TBD
  • Sunday September 26 Lake Erie Speedway – 71st Annual Race of Champions 250

Race of Champions Late Model Series

  • Saturday August 28 Holland International Speedway (Rick Wylie Classic)
  • Saturday September 25 Lake Erie Speedway – 71st Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend

Race of Champions Asphalt Sportsman Modified Series

  • Saturday June 5 Lake Erie Speedway
  • Saturday August 28 Holland International Speedway – “George Decker Memorial”
  • Saturday September 25 Lake Erie Speedway – “6th Annual Crown Royal Classic Tribute Joe Reilly 54”

Race of Champions Super Stock Series

  • Saturday June 5 Lake Erie Speedway
  • Saturday August 7 Chemung Speedrome
  • Saturday September 25 Lake Erie Speedway – 70th Annual Race of Champions Weekend

Race of Champions Four Cylinder Dash Series

  • Saturday June 5 Lake Erie Speedway
  • Saturday July 3 Lake Erie Speedway
  • Saturday July 10 Holland International Speedway
  • Saturday August 7 Chemung Speedrome
  • Saturday August 14 TBD
  • Saturday August 28 Holland International Speedway
  • Friday September 24 Lake Erie Speedway – 71st Annual Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions
  • Saturday September 25 Lake Erie Speedway – 71st Annual Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions
  • Sunday September 26 Lake Erie Speedway – 71st Annual Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions
  • Saturday October 23 Painesville Speedway

Race of Champions TQ Midget Series

  • Saturday September 25 Lake Erie Speedway – 71st Annual Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions
  • Sunday September 26 Lake Erie Speedway – 71st Annual Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions

Race of Champions Street Stock Series

  • Sunday September 26 Lake Erie Speedway – 71st Annual Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions

Race of Champions Dirt 602 Modified Series

  • “On Hold” – Pandemic
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