|Date: 1/5/2010 6:32:26 PM|
News from the 25th annual Racing Legends Reunion & Car Show presented by Reading Eagle and WEEU 830 AM
Media Contact: Brett Deyo - 845.728.2781 or Deyo99H@aol.com
For Immediate Release/January 5, 2010
Reading Eagle & WEEU 830 AM Sign On To Sponsor 25th Racing Legends Reunion & Car Show Feb. 21-27 At Fairgrounds Square Mall
READING, PA - The Reading Eagle and WEEU 830 AM have signed on as presenting sponsors of the 25th annual Racing Legends Reunion & Car Show.
The show is set for Feb. 21-27 at the Fairgrounds Square Mall located on 5th Street Highway in Reading, Pa., the former site of the famed Reading Fairgrounds Speedway.
The event will be known as the 25th annual Racing Legends Reunion & Car Show presented by Reading Eagle and WEEU 830 AM.
"The Reading Eagle and WEEU have a long history in the area's short-track racing circles," said event organizer Brett Deyo. "We're proud to have them on board during the show's 25th anniversary celebration."
WEEU - 830 on the AM dial in Berks County and beyond - will broadcast live for two hours from the show on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 24 from 3-5 p.m. The Reading Eagle will provide pre- and post-event coverage in its sports pages.
"Having WEEU at the show will only add to the exposure generated for race teams, vendors and exhibitors," Deyo said.
During the week of Feb. 21-27, the mall will be jammed with current-day race cars representing many divisions and sanctioning groups, vintage and restored race cars, speedway exhibits and displays and vendors. Drivers of today and yesterday will be on hand periodically throughout the show for on-stage interviews and autograph sessions.
Among the show highlights are the 600Scene.com Small Car Roundtable (Tuesday evening, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m.), the annual Reading Fairgrounds Speedway Reunion (Friday evening, Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m.) and the first Penn National Speedway Reunion (Saturday afternoon, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m.).
Show awards - including the first Don Marks Memorial Contribution to Motorsports Award - will be distributed during the popular BASH Racing Party to be held Friday night, Feb. 26 at the Temple Fire Company, just blocks from the mall, beginning at 9 p.m.
The BASH Party will feature music for dancing, a cash bar, racing movies (including 2009 footage from the Pennsylvania Dual-Track circuit) and plenty of bench racing.
Bert Jones, proprietor of Beer City located in Quakertown, Pa., has signed on as the awards sponsor for the BASH. Jones owns the No. 15 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series 358-Modified driven by Jason Hamilton at Grandview (Pa.) Speedway.
Lee Myles Transmissions Pennsylvania locations in Reading, Birdsboro, Allentown, Easton, Mt. Pocono & York will provide the sound for the BASH.
Tickets to the BASH are $10 and will be sold during the show and at the door.
Registration for the show is ongoing. Space is reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Race teams and vendors should visit the show Web site at www.bdmotorsportsmedia.com for details.
Among the 2010 show exhibitors are Grandview Speedway, Big Diamond (Pa.) Raceway, Kutztown Fairgrounds (Pa.) Speedway, Thunder on the Hill Racing Series, URC, Speedway Entertainment (Slingshots and SpeedSTRs), Reading Fairgrounds Speedway Historical Society, Doug Borger's XCel 600 Modifieds, Clyde Martin Memorial (Pa.) Speedway, the NEETS Enduro Series and the Montgomery County Quarter Midget Racing Club.
Vendors will be on hand selling national and local racing memorabilia, collectibles, racing DVDs and much more.
Once again, the 25th annual Racing Legends Reunion & Car Show presented by Reading Eagle and WEEU 830 AM will produce its own commemorative program book and apparel. Inquiries should be directed to Joe Wylezik email@example.com.
For general show information, contact Brett Deyo at 845.728.2781, via e-mail at Deyo99H@aol.com or on the web: www.bdmotorsportsmedia.com.
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