SIX DAYS UNTIL IRCO DIRT TRACK HEROES CAR SHOW OPENS AT PHILLIPSBURG

Date: 3/1/2009 8:11:01 PM

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE----THANK YOU
CONTACT: BOB MILLER
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ

SIX DAYS UNTIL IRCO DIRT TRACK HEROES CAR SHOW OPENS AT PHILLIPSBURG
MALL


The 2nd Annual IRCO Dirt Track Heroes Car Show is fast approaching, set
to open on Saturday, March 7 and continue through Sunday, March 15 at
the Phillipsburg Mall, located on Route 22 East in Phillipsburg, NJ.
The show is sponsored by IRCO Community Federal Credit Union and will
offer nine days of activities to include driver interviews with more
then sixty race cars now registered for the show. The first IRCO Dirt
Track Heroes event was an over-whelming success and the Mall experienced
record attendance for this show in 2008.

During the show, be sure to visit the America On Wheels display. Folks
from America On Wheels will be on hand to talk about their over the road
transportation museum that is dedicated to presenting and preserving the
history of American transportation, with some special emphasis on the
local area. Currently, there is a changing exhibit gallery which
features "Legends of Speed", and is dedicated to Mario Andretti.
America On Wheels is located in Allentown, PA and for more information,
please visit their website www.americaonwheels.org or plan to meet
Volunteer Coordinator Connie McDowell at the America On Wheels display
during the IRCO Dirt Track Heroes Car Show at the Phillipsburg Mall.

Legendary sprint car talent and Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee Ray
Tilley will be the guest of honor on Saturday, March 7 from 2:15 to 5:30
PM. Tilley was a standout performer on the Selinsgrove/Williams Grove
(Sel-Wil) circuit winning forty-seven feature events in 1965, driving
the Ford powered "Woodchopper Special" number 88. In eight years of
competing on the Sel-Wil Circuit, Tilley scored an amazing one-hundred
and eighty-one wins. Tilley suffered severe injuries in 1969 while
competing at the Langhorne Speedway. He later retired from the sport in
1971.

Joining Ray Tilley on the stage will be racing greats Kenny Brenn Sr and
Jr, Carl Collis, Sammy Beavers, Ray Neary, Ken Wismer Jr, Bill Wilson,
Jimmy Maguire, Leroy Amey, Richie and Randy Smith, Carl "Fuzzy" Van
Horn, Neil Kumernitsky, Bill DeCoster, Charley Gilmore, Tom Hager,
Frankie Schneider, Billy Pauch, Bill Tanzosh, Tighe Scott, Bob Pickell,
and a host of other great racers.

Join IRCO Dirt Track Heroes show hosts Ed and Steve Pados along with
guest speakers Randy Kane, Earl Krause, Tim Pitts, Jeff Ahlum and Bob
Stull they interview the many drivers and provide facts to create some
first hand chat with the drivers of the past, present and future.

The show will open on Saturday, March 7 and close on Sunday afternoon,
March 15 and Mall hours are Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM and Monday through
Saturday 10 AM to 9 PM.

Race tracks expected to participate include Grandview, New Egypt,
Bridgeport, Hamlin, Borgers, Snyderville and Kutztown along with a
display from the Reading Fairgrounds Historical Society.

An event t-shirt and program book is already in the design stages for
this annual event. Display space for this show is now available. To
display a restored or current day race car, please enter by completing
the electronic entry form at: www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com, or
call Donna Miller at 443-513-4456. For display and vending space,
please call the same number.

The IRCO Community Federal Credit Union is again the proud sponsor of
this event. For more information on what they have to offer, please
visit their website at www.ircocu.com or contact Greg Collins directly
at gcollins@ircocu.com

2ND ANNUAL IRCO DIRT TRACK HEROES CAR
SHOW SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday: March 7th- 1 PM Johnny
Nash Country Show
2 PM
Show Opening Highlighting Harmony Speedway Historical Society and
Reading Racing Historical Society CARQUEST
Gasoline Alley TV/Internet Show
2:15 PM
Meet Sprint Car Driver & Legendary Great Ray Tilley

Sunday: March 8th- 1 PM Dirt Track
Heroes Reunion With All Tracks and Autograph Session- Nazareth, Harmony,
Flemington,

Nazareth National, Reading, Orange County, Allentown Fairgrounds, Dorney
Park, Hatfield,

Sanatoga, Langhorne, Mocatek, East Windsor, Trenton, Allentown
Fairgrounds, Sanatoga
CARQUEST
Gasoline Alley TV/Internet Show

Monday: March 9th- 6:30 PM
Hamlin Speedway Night for all divisions
CARQUEST
Gasoline Alley TV/Internet Show

Tuesday: March 10th- 6:30 PM
Borgers, Snydersville, Kutztown, Oroville, Blue Mountain, Lehigh Valley
and West End Raceways Night
CARQUEST
Gasoline Alley TV/Internet Show

Wed: March 11th- 5 -6 PM
Johnny Nash Country Show
6:30 PM New
Egypt Speedway Night with Salute to East Windsor Speedway!
CARQUEST
Gasoline Alley TV/Internet Show

Thursday: March 12th- 6:30 PM Thunder
on the Hill, URC, Grandview and AARN Night
CARQUEST
Gasoline Alley TV/Internet Show

Friday: March-13th 6:30 PM
Bridgeport Speedway And Salute to Harmony Speedway & Harmony Historical
Society
CARQUEST
Gasoline Alley TV/Internet Show

Saturday: March 14th- 1-2 PM Johnny
Nash Country Show
2:30 PM
Flemington Speedway and ARDC Midgets
CARQUEST
Gasoline Alley TV/Internet Show

Sunday: March 15th- 1-2 PM Johnny
Nash Country Show
2:30 PM
Salute to all Tracks Highlighting the Nazareth Speedway and Fan
Appreciation Day

with Camera and Autograph Session. .
CARQUEST
Gasoline Alley TV/Internet Show

The schedule is subject to change, and
some additions are expected.

Exhibitors Move In Times:
Restored Race cars will move into the Mall on Friday night, March 6 at
9:30 PM
All other cars move into the Mall on Saturday, March 7 at 7 AM.

All cars will move out of the show on Sunday, March 15 at 6:30 PM.

Please direct all questions to Donna Miller at 443-513-4456.
 
 


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