24TH ANNUAL READING RACING REUNION & CAR SHOW TO OFFER PLENTY FOR RACE FANS FEBRUARY 22 TO FEBRUARY 28

Date: 2/1/2009 10:44:29 PM

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- - -THANK YOU

24TH ANNUAL READING RACING REUNION & CAR SHOW TO OFFER PLENTY FOR RACE FANS FEBRUARY 22 TO FEBRUARY 28

NAPA Auto Parts and Lee Myles Transmissions & Auto Care are proud sponsors of the 24th Annual Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show to take place at the Fairgrounds Square Mall on the 5th Street Highway in Reading, PA . The Fairgrounds Square Mall sits on the property that was once home to the Reading Fairgrounds Speedway, offering some very special memories different than most other car shows. This year marks the 30th Anniversary since the sad closing of the Reading Fairgrounds Speedway. In special salute to Reading, the show will honor the many Racing Families and Generations of Families in racing. Many father and son and even grandfather and grandson combinations will be united for the fans in a Meet & Greet.

An added activity will include four Celebrity Bartender Nights, to take place at Ronies Exeter Cafe at 9th & Exeter in Reading, PA Ronies Exeter Cafe, also known as "Home of the Steak", is a full service bar and grill. Monday, February 23 through Thursday, February 26th will be Celebrity Bartenders Night at Ronies from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Ronies is open until 2 AM. Watch the nightly schedule of events for which celebrities will be tending bar at Ronies.

During the Reading Racing Reunion event, Randy's Raceway of Kutztown, PA will have an HO scale slot car race track open to the public all week. The track is a six lane oval that measures 4' x 24'. Racing will return to this famous property as Tuesday and Saturday night are scheduled racing competition nights. In fact, Saturday, February 28 will be the Pennsylvania Tyco Oval Championships and more information and entry details are available at : www.randysraceway.net.

A host of special events will take place during the Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show but as always, the highlight of the show is the Friday night, February 27 Legends of Racing Reunion to take place at the center court stage of the Fairgrounds Square Mall, beginning at 7 PM. On this special evening, drivers, owners, and many people who influenced the reputation of the Reading Fairgrounds Speedway will be on hand for a meet and greet.

Following the Legends of Racing Reunion, the fun will move to the Temple Fire Company for the Annual BASH Racing Movie Party sponsored by Lee Myles Transmissions and Auto Care. The BASH will begin at 9 PM and continue until 1 AM. Plenty of racing movies, award presentations and music for dancing always make this event a fun night. Tickets are just $10 and may be purchased at the door or by calling Donna Miller at 443-513-4456.

Drivers, owners, race tracks and organizations wishing to display in the 24th Annual Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show may do so by contacting Donna Miller at 443-513-4456. Electronic entry forms are also available by visiting www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com. On the home page you will find the entry form for the Reading Racing Reunion and the Dirt Track Heroes Car show. Please read carefully and be sure you are registering for the correct show.

24th Annual Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show Tentative Schedule of Events

Sunday, February 22 1 PM Racing Families- - - A salute to the generations of families in racing.
Russ & Rusty Delp, Earl Derr & Josh Weller, Scotty & Andrew Haus, Barry & Andy Burkhart and an endless list of others.
Race fans, if you can think of any father and son, grandfather and grandson combinations, please call Donna Miller and we will
reach out to the individuals and invite them. Contact Donna at 443-513-4456. Thoughts: Reimert, DeSantis, Braxton, Brightbill,
Lotier, Erb, Meitzlers, Horton, Pauch, Cozze. Plenty of folks to invite, help us make sure we invite them all!
Randy's Raceway HO Track opens for the week long show.
Reading Racing Historical Society Kicks off Week long Display

Monday, February 23 7 PM Salute to ARDC Meet the drivers, owners and crew members who make this organization so successful. ARDC began
way back in 1939 and are going strong today!
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM Celebrity Bartender Night! Leave the folks of ARDC serve you! (Tracy Readinger, Brent Arndt and others)
Ronies Exeter Café 9th & Exeter, Reading, PA (Full Service Bar & Grill)
Race ticket giveaway at Ronies

Tuesday, February 24 7PM Modified Madness Night! Big block, Small Block, Sportsman Modified Drivers Meet & Greet
Randy's Raceway Sanction HO Race Night
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM Celebrity Bartender Night! Be served by Jeff Strunk, Doug Manmiller and others
Salute to Car Owners Rod Breitenstein & Vince Gagliardo
Ronies Exeter Café 9th & Exeter, Reading, PA
Race ticket giveaway at Ronies

Wednesday, February 25 7 PM Late Model & Small Car Night! Meet & Greet drivers from the Late Models, Legends, 600 Modifieds & Micro Sprints.
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM Celebrity Bartender Night! Be served by special guest bartenders to be announced.
Ronies Exeter Cafe 9th & Exeter, Reading, PA
Race ticket giveaway at Ronies (Ticket giveaways for the World of Outlaw Late Model & Modified Show)


Thursday, February 26 7 PM URC Night- - Our Nation's oldest traveling sprint organization to Meet & Greet the Fans
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM Celebrity Bartender Night! Be served by special guest bartenders including URC Rookie of the Year
Brett Schoenly and others.
Ronies Exeter Café 9th & Exeter, Reading, PA
Race ticket giveaway at Ronies

Friday, February 27 7 PM Annual Legend's Reunion plus Racing Families- - - -A salute to the Generations of Families in Racing!
8:30 PM to 1 AM Lee Myles BASH & Racing Movie Party- - Temple Fire Company
Car Show Awards, DJ for Music & Dancing, Great Racing Movies, Cash Bar. $10 admission


Saturday, February 28 1 PM Go-Karts & Quarter Midget Drivers Meet & Greet
Shellhammer's Speedway Day at the Mall
Randy's Raceway Sanctioned HO Race Night Pennsylvania Tyco Oval Championship
2 PM Find the Landmarks. Take a guide walk of the Mall to identify landmarks of the Reading Fairgrounds Speedway.
We'll find Victory Lane, each turn, the backstretch and the Flag Stand. Join us at Center Court.


Mall Hours
Sunday 11 AM to 5 PM
Monday - Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM
Fairgrounds Square Mall 5th Street Highway Reading, PA

For more information, please contact Donna Miller at 443-513-4456.
 
 


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